Officer Guilty of Second-Degree Murder in Laquan McDonald Killing

In the aftermath of McDonald's death, three other police officers - including Van Dyke's partner on the night - were charged past year with attempting to cover up the shooting, to which they pleaded not guilty. Police confronted the teen and warn... More..

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Winner Emerges In PDP Presidential Primary Vote
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Winner Emerges In PDP Presidential Primary Vote

Some Nigerians have however criticised the choice of candidates by saying none of those mentioned deserves to fly the party's flag at the presidential race. "We are with you and confident that with us as a team...More..

by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Susan Collins will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Some 164 people were arrested, most for demonstrating on the Capitol steps, 14 for disrupting the Senate's roll call vote. Trump weighed in Saturday morning on behalf of the man he nominated in July and who a...More..

Tropical Storm Michael forms, expected to become hurricane next week
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Tropical Storm Michael forms, expected to become hurricane next week

While in the Gulf, models are indicating that Michael may strengthen and become a hurricane before reaching the northeastern Gulf Coast. The system was located 130 miles southeast of Cozumel, Mexico and movin...More..

Pompeo optimistic Pyongyang trip will yield U.S.-North Korea progress
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Pompeo optimistic Pyongyang trip will yield U.S.-North Korea progress

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Tuesday that the secretary expects to meet with Kim in Pyongyang. "I think it shows momentum that he is paying his fourth trip", Nauert told report...More..

Kavanaugh gets the votes to survive Supreme Court fight
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Kavanaugh gets the votes to survive Supreme Court fight

There's no guarantee that the senators who supported moving forward will back Kavanaugh on the final vote. Merkley also thanked Sen. Senator Collins ended hopes she would side with her Democratic collea...More..

Brett Kavanaugh poised for confirmation to US Supreme Court
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh poised for confirmation to US Supreme Court

The Kavanaugh fight has riveted Americans weeks before November 6 elections in which Democrats are trying to take control of Congress from the Republicans . "Millions of Americans, millions of women are wa...More..

Brett Kavanaugh Senate Cloture Vote
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Senate Cloture Vote

Republicans hold a razor-thin 51-49 majority in the Senate, and can only afford to lose one vote if Democrats vote unanimously against Kavanaugh on Saturday. The FBI also did not interview Kavanaugh. The...More..

India and Russian Federation to sign over $7 billion defence deals
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

India and Russian Federation to sign over $7 billion defence deals

Saying the deal is at a "stage where it can be finalized", Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman pointed out last week that, "We have a big legacy of buying defense equipment from Russian Federation". " Ru...More..

NATO wants Russian Federation to address suspected missile treaty breach
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

NATO wants Russian Federation to address suspected missile treaty breach

Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison said on Tuesday ahead of a two-day gathering of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's defense ministers in Brussels. Russian Federation fears that United States missile shield...More..

by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Senators view Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Kavanaugh

The judiciary committee voted to advance Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate, which is expected to attempt a vote Friday. Carrying signs that read "Women must be heard" or simply "Kava Nope", proteste...More..

Indonesian tsunami death toll rises to almost 1,350
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Indonesian tsunami death toll rises to almost 1,350

The government is prioritizing the evacuation of victims, bringing in fuel and logistical supplies, and restoration of the electricity supply and telecommunications, which were still cut off in certain areas by...More..

Try not to die the next time you take a selfie
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Try not to die the next time you take a selfie

The average age of the deceased was roughly 23 years old, and over 70 percent were males. India had the highest number of deaths, followed by Russian Federation, the United States, and Pakistan. Water-borne...More..

USA charges Russian military officers over worldwide hacking and disinformation campaigns
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

USA charges Russian military officers over worldwide hacking and disinformation campaigns

The indictments were announced as Dutch security services said they had thwarted a cyber attack on the global chemical weapons watchdog, the OPCW - expelling four Russian agents - and after Britain and Aust...More..

Britain’s PM Theresa May dances onto stage
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Britain’s PM Theresa May dances onto stage

The embattled British Prime Minister strutted onto the stage to the gloriously joyful refrain from the Swedish hitmakers , unaware that she was well and truly wrecking any chance of enjoying the song in the fu...More..

Senate inquisitor gives Republicans tools to unpick Christine Blasey Ford assault claims
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Senate inquisitor gives Republicans tools to unpick Christine Blasey Ford assault claims

The FBI is now undertaking an investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh , at the request of Democrats on the committee and a few Republicans in the Senate, including Sen. Well, you think it was....More..

Trump administration terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after United Nations court ruling
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Trump administration terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after United Nations court ruling

The United States on Wednesday called an worldwide court ruling against its Iran sanctions a defeat for Tehran as it terminated a 1955 treaty on which the case was based. The Trump Administration has systemat...More..

Dancing May upbeat about Brexit deal
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Dancing May upbeat about Brexit deal

Mr Johnson said her so-called Chequers plan to leave the European Union was a "cheat" that would leave Britain "locked in the tractor beam of Brussels". But in a tumultuous and tough time, this went as well...More..

Kavanaugh to Get Senate Vote This Week, McConnell Says
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Kavanaugh to Get Senate Vote This Week, McConnell Says

Ford says Kavanaugh tried to rape her at a 1982 party. Outside Phoenix, Rep. Martha McSally , a sexual assault survivor herself, said the issues raised by Ford are "pretty personal". Trump limited the inve...More..

'I Know You're Not Thinking, You Never Do'
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

'I Know You're Not Thinking, You Never Do'

President". A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. Trump, apparently mishearing " thank you" as " thinking ", responded with a seemingly unprovoked jab: " I...More..

Trump engaged in tax fraud, dubious schemes in 1990s
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Trump engaged in tax fraud, dubious schemes in 1990s

According to the Times , which cited confidential tax returns and financial records, Trump received today's equivalent of $413 million from the real estate holdings of his father, Fred Trump , who died in 1...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Trump set to sell new Mexico-Canada trade agreement

The United States and Canada forged a last-gasp deal on Sunday to salvage a three-country, $1.2 trillion open-trade zone agreement with Mexico that had been about to collapse after almost a quarter century. US ...More..

Koreas begin clearing landmines from heavily fortified border
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Koreas begin clearing landmines from heavily fortified border

The development comes amid renewed worldwide diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear weapons program after weeks of stalemated negotiations. After the latest summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korean ...More..

Sulawesi reels as quake, tsunami dead buried
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Sulawesi reels as quake, tsunami dead buried

Others have centered their search for loved ones around open-air morgues, where the dead lay in the baking sun - waiting to be claimed, waiting to be named. Meanwhile, almost 50,000 people remain displaced and ...More..

Trump defends Kavanaugh, but notes 'difficulty' with alcohol
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Trump defends Kavanaugh, but notes 'difficulty' with alcohol

The senator described Kavanaugh's response as "belligerent, aggressive, [and] angry", and noted that it made him wonder about Kavanaugh's suitability for the high court . said in an interview with DailyMail...More..