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Storm Callum: "Worst flooding in 30 years" hits Wales

Storm Callum: A Met Office yellow "be aware" warning for wind has been in place since 3am for the west of the country, with gusts of about 80mph expected. There could be a total of up to 40mm of rainfall on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13 in southwest Devon and up to 14mm on the south and southwest facing slopes of Dartmoor. [Full Article...]

NBC Issues Correction Over Trump’s Robert E Lee Comments

NBC Issues Correction Over Trump’s Robert E Lee Comments Grant's own military might in defeating Lee and the South. President Donald Trump was up and at 'em this morning, firing off two tweets in the early going after a quick trip to Kentucky for another Make America Great Again rally last night. [Full Article...]

Britain’s Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank release official wedding photographs

Britain’s Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank release official wedding photographs Ellie was joined by her fiancé Caspar Jopling at the bash laid on by Prince Andrew and Fergie. Once she reached the altar and stood by his side, he removed them and handed them to best man, brother Thomas. Her dress, with a flowing skirt and angular neckline, was designed by Zac Posen . Also, she isn't a "working royal" meaning she doesn't work for the Queen completing royal duties. [Full Article...]

Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas

Nepal storm kills several climbers in Himalayas Wangchu Sherpa, head of the Trekking Camp Nepal agency that provided local support to the South Korean team, said the camp had been destroyed, citing reports from the pilot of the rescue helicopter sent to look for the missing group on Saturday. [Full Article...]

US Pastor Andrew Brunson Released, Allowed to Leave Turkey

US Pastor Andrew Brunson Released, Allowed to Leave Turkey The United States has brokered a deal with Turkey for the release of North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson , after nearly two years of him being held in a Turkish jail. would remove sanctions in exchange for certain charges being dropped against Brunson. Turkey has urged the U.S.to halt its support for Kurdish YPG fighters or risk confronting Turkish forces on the ground in Syria. [Full Article...]

Woman taken by crocodile in Northern Territory

Woman taken by crocodile in Northern Territory Officers from Lake Evella and Nhulunbuy were working with local rangers and the community to search nearby waterways for the woman. EARLIER: A woman is missing from a remote community in East Arnhem Land with unconfirmed reports that she may have been attacked by a crocodile. [Full Article...]

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey to search Saudi consulate On Sunday Turkish officials said investigators had "concrete proof" of the killing which, they said, was carried out by a 15-person Saudi team who arrived in the country last week. "The consulate officials can not save themselves by simply saying 'he has left, '" the Turkish president added. The Justice Ministry and the chief prosecutor in Istanbul "started an investigation and efforts are c... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump calls Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh 'highly qualified'

Melania Trump calls Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh 'highly qualified' The US Senate is expected to confirm conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice on Saturday-offering President Donald Trump a big political win and tilting the nation's high court decidedly to the right. The fundraiser crossed the $3 million threshold at about 11 a.m. EDT Saturday. Gillibrand says that after the way Anita Hill was treated by the Senate during the ... [Full Article...]

GoFundMe campaigns launch for victims of limo crash that killed 20

GoFundMe campaigns launch for victims of limo crash that killed 20 Everyone inside the limousine, including the driver, died in the crash, and all those killed Saturday were adults, police added. The birthday party guests were riding in a 2001 Ford Excursion that was converted into a limousine. The Times Union , citing local officials, reported that the limo sped down a hill and crashed into bystanders at the Apple Barrel Country Store and Cafe. [Full Article...]

Roles of ideas and climate in growth earn duo economics Nobel prize

The model doesn't include climate tipping points, which have the capacity to be devastating, and it looks at keeping the climate below 3°C above pre-industrial levels, which we're already in line to hit. In Nordhaus' case, the academy cited his pioneering development of an "integrated assessment model" representing "the global interplay between the economy and the climate". [Full Article...]

‘Journalist murdered in Saudi consulate in Istanbul’

‘Journalist murdered in Saudi consulate in Istanbul’ A Saudi official said Khashoggi left the consulate shortly after he visited. Semi-official sources are filling the gap ― pushing a counter-narrative created to protect Saudi Arabia from worldwide criticism and turn Khashoggi's weeklong disappearance into just one more battle in an information war between the kingdom and its regional foes. [Full Article...]

Trump advocates for 'stop and frisk' to 'straighten out' Chicago

Trump advocates for 'stop and frisk' to 'straighten out' Chicago President Donald Trump drew an enthusiastic response from a law-and-order crowd Monday, advocating the use of "stop and frisk" policing and saying he has directed the Justice Department to work with local officials in Chicago to stem violence in the nation's third-largest city. [Full Article...]

Two Israelis shot dead by Palestinian in West Bank, army says

Two Israelis shot dead by Palestinian in West Bank, army says Those killed were identified as a man and woman, both in their 30s and employees at the same factory. The other woman shot in the incident was taken to hospital, where doctors said her injuries were not life-threatening. Israeli soldiers patrol near the scene where, according to Israeli media, a Palestinian shot and wounded three Israelis, at an industrial park adjacent to a Jewish settlement in... [Full Article...]

Trump Calls Brett Kavanaugh a ‘Flawless Person’

Trump Calls Brett Kavanaugh a ‘Flawless Person’ Wade , which protects women's rights to abortion in America. "I think the sense of urgency among Democrats , and the sense of possibility among potential candidates is such that you're going to see that". "So, I think even before you start focusing on questions about his truthfulness before a Senate committee, you've got to focus on the urgency of the work over the next 30 days, and that's wher... [Full Article...]

Brazil right-wing presidential candidate wins vote but runoff likely

Brazil right-wing presidential candidate wins vote but runoff likely In what is likely to be a deeply polarizing runoff, Bolsonaro, an outspoken apologist for Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship, will now face leftist Fernando Haddad , the former mayor of Sao Paulo, in a second round of voting on October 28. [Full Article...]

Pompeo says Kim Jong Un ready to allow nuclear, missile site inspections

Reporters were then ushered from the room. Wang said the United States has been escalating trade tensions between the two sides and dealt with Taiwan in a way China finds objectionable. After Seoul, Pompeo ends his trip Monday in China, North Korea's political and economic lifeline. The two sides agreed to set up "working-level" negotiating teams to finalize the date and time for a summi... [Full Article...]

Pompeo says US, N.Korea continue to make progress toward denuclearization - International

Pompeo says US, N.Korea continue to make progress toward denuclearization - International Pompeo said he and Kim discussed denuclearization steps to be taken by the North and the issue of USA government monitoring of those actions, which Washington sees as vital, as well as the measures the United States would conduct in return, Moon's office said. [Full Article...]

We’ll decide who to support between Buhari, Atiku, says Afenifere

We’ll decide who to support between Buhari, Atiku, says Afenifere Atiku defeated other aspirants such as Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki , Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal , among others. Speaking on behalf of the other aspirants, Mr Saraki, at the venue of the convention, pledged to support Mr Abubakar. [Full Article...]

At Least 11 Dead In Haiti Earthquake

At Least 11 Dead In Haiti Earthquake The Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) said that the quake was felt across several parts of the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country and that it created panic in several cities. The civil protection agency issued a statement saying that some houses were destroyed in Port-de-Paix, Gros-Morne, Chansolme and Turtle Island. It was felt lightly in the capital, as well as in the ne... [Full Article...]

Will Kavanaugh vote match closest in history?

Will Kavanaugh vote match closest in history? About 100 anti-Kavanaugh protesters climbed the Capitol's East Steps as the vote approached, pumping fists and waving signs, and U.S. Capitol Police officers began arresting some of them. In addition, Republican Senator Jeff Flake has also indicated he is a yes vote. Eleven Democrats voted for Thomas, while two Republicans opposed his confirmation. [Full Article...]


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