More Americans disapprove of Kavanaugh's confirmation than support it, new poll shows

In the long run, to prevent one party controlling the Supreme Court decade after decade, to prevent politically strategic retirement , and to even out presidential opportunities to appoint justices to the Court, I have long favored an additional ame... More..

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India elected to UNHRC securing maximum votes
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

India elected to UNHRC securing maximum votes

The US quit the council in June, saying it made a mockery of human rights. "The Trump administration's withdrawal is a sad reflection of its one-dimensional human rights policy: defending Israeli abuses from ...More..

Tip leads to hidden infant remains at Detroit funeral home
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Tip leads to hidden infant remains at Detroit funeral home

Authorities found the remains of 11 infants and stillborn children hidden in the ceiling of a former funeral home in Detroit , Michigan, police said Friday. Police were called around 5:30 p.m. Friday. "Some ...More..

Israel halts fuel deliveries into Gaza amid deadly clashes with Palestinian protesters
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Israel halts fuel deliveries into Gaza amid deadly clashes with Palestinian protesters

Israeli soldiers have killed five Palestinians at a protest near the border fence between Gaza and Israel on Friday, Gaza's health ministry has said. In Gaza, Israeli forces killed seven Palestinians on Frida...More..

Rick Gates Solicited Proposal For Online Disinformation Campaign to Help Trump
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Rick Gates Solicited Proposal For Online Disinformation Campaign to Help Trump

Its owner, Joel Zamel, met with Donald Trump Jr.in August of 2016. Several different proposals authored by the Israeli company, Psy-Group, have been discovered. The FBI presented a court order to Israeli po...More..

Michael crawls north, rising threat to Florida
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Michael crawls north, rising threat to Florida

Currently, the forecast cone does include the Big Bend and south Georgia. Right now we are right on the edge of the track, meaning we'll have to watch it. "This rainfall could lead to life-threatening flash flo...More..

10 dead in torrential flooding on Spain’s Mallorca island
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

10 dead in torrential flooding on Spain’s Mallorca island

Antonia Bauza, the deputy mayor of Sant Llorenc, confirmed two of the victims were British nationals. Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal works with residents to clear the mud from their houses after flooding ...More..

Camilla Parker-Bowles To Skip Princess Eugenie’s Wedding
by | Thursday, October 11, 2018

Camilla Parker-Bowles To Skip Princess Eugenie’s Wedding

Even though Camilla Parker-Bowles was front and center at both Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding in 2011 and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding back in May, Prince Charles' wife won't ...More..

Kavanaugh to hear his 1st oral arguments as Supreme Court justice
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Kavanaugh to hear his 1st oral arguments as Supreme Court justice

Kavanaugh's critics, unhappy with the Senate process, Kavanaugh's record and the way sexual assault allegations were handled, still plan to continue their protests against him. After thanking Senate Majority Le...More..

Missing Saudi Journalist Killed Inside Istanbul Consulate: Turkish Police Sources
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Missing Saudi Journalist Killed Inside Istanbul Consulate: Turkish Police Sources

The CCTV image, obtained by the Washington Post , was reportedly leaked by somebody "close to the investigation". "We agree if there was any truth to the allegations of wrongdoing by the Saudi government it w...More..

Sulawesi quake: French rescuers search for bodies amid debris
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Sulawesi quake: French rescuers search for bodies amid debris

The 7.5 magnitude quake on September 28 brought down many buildings in the small city on Sulawesi island, 1,500 km (30 miles) northeast of Jakarta, while tsunami waves smashed into its beachfront. Amidst the sh...More..

Nikki Haley resigns as USA ambassador to the United Nations
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Nikki Haley resigns as USA ambassador to the United Nations

That fact that Haley pointedly praised Kushner, calling him a "hidden genius that no one understands", and called Ivanka a "great friend", heightened the speculation. She recently said she supported Mr Trump'...More..

Why is Hope Hicks Headed to L.A.?
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Why is Hope Hicks Headed to L.A.?

Julie Henderson and Nathaniel Brown, the communications team at 21st Century Fox, are not moving to the new company. She announced that she was leaving the White House in February, a day after being interview...More..

United Kingdom poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

United Kingdom poison suspect is doctor for Russian intelligence

Amy Kellogg has the story. One of two Russians who Britain blames for the poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal was named by an investigative website on Monday as a military doctor for Russia's GRU intel...More..

Mike Pompeo’s visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Mike Pompeo’s visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

The Pope has in the past supported dialogue between the two Koreas and the historic summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump , which took place in Singapore on June 12. It comes nearly two decades afte...More..

Trump says he no plans to fire Rosenstein
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Trump says he no plans to fire Rosenstein

After the flight, Trump described his conversation with Rosenstein to reporters as "great". Rosenstein has denied the September 21 New York Times report as "inaccurate and factually incorrect". 2 official...More..

Final Kavanaugh Vote Comes With a Whimper, Not a Bang
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Final Kavanaugh Vote Comes With a Whimper, Not a Bang

Trump, flying to Kansas for a political rally, flashed a thumbs-up gesture when the tally was announced and praised Kavanaugh for being "able to withstand this terrible, awful attack by the Democrats". They sai...More..

Haiti quake death toll rises to 15
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Haiti quake death toll rises to 15

Authorities said more than 100 people were also injured when several buildings collapsed. On Sunday, an aftershock of magnitude 5.2 hit the country, reported AP. According to The Balance, Haiti's gross domest...More..

Kavanaugh all but assured of surviving Supreme Court fight
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Kavanaugh all but assured of surviving Supreme Court fight

Manchin used an emailed statement to announce his support for Kavanaugh moments after Collins finished talking. However, some Republicans were concerned that Flake would change his mind, since he had called f...More..

How could Hurricane Michael impact Durham?
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

How could Hurricane Michael impact Durham?

Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 30 miles (45 kilometers) from the storm's center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 175 miles (280 kilometers). He also waived tolls in a move to ...More..

New US Supreme Court Justice Takes Part in White House Ceremony
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

New US Supreme Court Justice Takes Part in White House Ceremony

President Trump said allegations of sexual misconduct against Mr Kavanaugh were "all made up, it was fabricated and it's a disgrace". The Kavanaugh nomination fight has left many Americans feeling emoti...More..

China demands USA stop 'misguided actions' amid frosty ties
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

China demands USA stop 'misguided actions' amid frosty ties

Pompeo did not meet Kim on that trip. Kim Jong-un and Mr Pompeo held talks about President Trump's plans and future relations with North Korea. Responding to Wang's remarks, Pompeo said he wanted to come to...More..

Senate Votes On Kavanaugh Nomination
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Senate Votes On Kavanaugh Nomination

Unpopular overall and a factor for the midterms: Even before the sexual misconduct allegations against him, Kavanaugh had been polling as one of the least popular Supreme Court nominees in recent times Howev...More..

Missing Interpol president sent wife image of knife before his disappearance
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Missing Interpol president sent wife image of knife before his disappearance

When Mr Meng was named Interpol's president, human rights groups expressed concern that Beijing might try to leverage his position to pursue dissidents abroad.Beijing has in the past pressed countries to arrest...More..

Canada concerned over reports dissident journalist killed in Saudi consulate
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Canada concerned over reports dissident journalist killed in Saudi consulate

The disappearance of a prominent critic of Saudi Arabia's rulers after entering the kingdom's Istanbul consulate risks severely tarnishing the reformist image of its de facto leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin ...More..