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Oct 09 2018

New York Limousine Crash Leaves 20 Dead

A stretch limousine taking 18 people to a 30th birthday party in NY crashed on Saturday killing all the occupants, and two pedestrians, in the deadliest U.S. Federal au...

Oct 09 2018

Alabama Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Michael Grows Nearer

Michael, moving toward the US Gulf Coast, is now a Category 1 hurricane , the National Hurricane Center said . A state of emergency was issued in Alabama on Monday ...

Oct 09 2018

Hundreds protest outside Supreme Court ahead of Brett Kavanaugh vote

Supreme Court is tiny, looks like about 200 people (& most are onlookers) - that wouldn't even fill the first couple of rows of our Kansas Rally, or any of our Rallies fo...

Oct 09 2018

Haiti quake kills at least 11, injures others

The tremor was felt in the capital Port-de-Prince, sparking emotion among residents still shell-shocked from the massive 2010 natural disaster that left at least 200,000 ...

Oct 09 2018

Midterm Elections Hold Ultimate Verdict on Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh emphatically denied the allegations, which weren't tested in court. "I want to apologize to Brett and the entire Kavanaugh family for the bad pain and suffer...

Oct 08 2018

Erdogan adviser says missing Saudi journalist killed in Saudi consulate in Istanbul

Jamal Khashoggi, journalist and regular columnist for the Washington Post , has been missing since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Mr Khashoggi,...

Oct 08 2018

US First Lady Melania Trump Visits Children's Home, Elephant Nursery in Nairobi

Kenya , the home of Obama's father, is also one of the world's biggest fans of the Trump administration, according to a report by the Pew Research Centre on America's glo...

Oct 08 2018

Murkowski to vote 'present' on Kavanaugh

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said she couldn't abandon "the presumption of innocence and fairness", and that's why she could ultimately support Supreme Court nominee B...

Oct 08 2018

With conviction, Chicago police officer likely avoided decades behind bars

They screamed with joy, jumped up and down and shouted "Yes!" and "Justice for Laquan!" as they listened to a live stream of the trial's end on a cell phone. The violent ...

Oct 08 2018

Aisha Buhari Berates Oshiomole Over Irregularities in APC's Nationwide Primaries

Nigeria's senate president Bukola Saraki has promised to support the opposition People's Democratic party's presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar in the forthcoming ...

Oct 07 2018

Pompeo set to meet Kim Jong Un on Sunday

Both Pompeo and Trump spoke about a second North Korean summit in positive terms last week in NY, while attending the United Nations General Assembly . Trump paints ra...

Oct 07 2018

Melania Trump says Kavanaugh is "highly qualified" for the Supreme Court

But I have my own voice and my opinions and it's very important for me that I express what I feel". 'I am honored to meet the honorable lady, the wife of the American p...

Oct 07 2018

Senate Set to Close Debate on Kavanaugh Supreme Court Nomination

That this long, bitter saga ended on such a close vote with any suspense at all is a testament to the anti-Kavanaugh sentiment that kept all but one of the Democrats up...

Oct 07 2018

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

EDT and announced her support of Kavanaugh . "I think what Susan did today was rise to the occasion when the stakes were so high", said Sen. But Alaska GOP Sen. Co...

Oct 07 2018

Feinstein says Kavanaugh has not ‘earned’ his seat on Supreme Court

Among them were three of the chamber's moderate Republicans , Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, and Senator Joe Ma...

Oct 05 2018

Senate Panel Members Begin Reading FBI's Kavanaugh Report

Kavanaugh's remarks have invited additional scrutiny over whether or not he can act objectively as a Supreme Court justice, if confirmed. The report is being closely ...

Oct 05 2018

PM Modi, Vladimir Putin discuss strategic issues over one-on-one dinner

However, the U.S. is in a hard position when it comes to India. Russian Federation is still India's biggest arms supplier, and the two have had warm ties since Stalin d...

Oct 05 2018

Mass burials as Indonesia toll tops 832

Elsewhere on the outskirts of Palu , lorries brought 54 bodies to a mass grave dug in sandy soil. "As of 1:00 pm there are 1,234 dead", said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho , ...

Oct 05 2018

Chinese destroyer sails extremely close to U.S. warship

The Chinese navy's actions forced the Decatur to maneuver to avoid a collision, a spokesman for the Pacific Fleet, Capt. Charlie Brown, said in a statement . According...