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by | October 10, 2018 | 01:12

A man holds a poster of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest Monday organized by members of the Turkish-Arabic Media Association at the entrance to Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul . When asked if Mr Khashoggi faced charges in Saudi Arabia, the crown prince said his country would need to know where he was first. Deeply troubled to hear reports about Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

by | October 10, 2018 | 00:53

Brett Kavanaugh is set to become the Supreme Court justice who inaugurates a conservative majority for a generation, after wavering Republicans closed ranks to give him sufficient votes for confirmation in a historic victory for President Donald Trump .

by | October 10, 2018 | 00:30

Originally, the friends had booked a party bus, but when it broke down en route to picking them up, the company-Prestige Limousine-sent a reportedly dilapidated limousine in its place. Some seats had lap-shoulder belts, but it wasn't immediately clear if all the seats were equipped with seat belts and whether anyone had them on, Sumwalt said.

by | October 09, 2018 | 02:07

But other workers in the industrial zone suggested the attack was carried out by a disgruntled employee and was not politically motivated. Advocates of Israeli settlement policies say the industrial zones are an example of the benefits Palestinians have under Israeli control, including much-needed employment to Palestinians.

by | October 09, 2018 | 01:53

The 1.5 was at the urging of vulnerable countries that called two degrees a death sentence. More frequent or intense droughts, such as the one that almost ran the taps dry in Cape Town, South Africa, as well as more frequent extreme rainfall events such as hurricanes Harvey and Florence in the United States , are also pointed to as expectations as we reach the warming threshold.

by | October 09, 2018 | 01:50

Haddad will need to unite those non-Bolsonaro voters to defeat him on October 28, as the former military officer and Rio de Janeiro lawmaker, who has a record of racist, sexist and homophobic attitudes , has consistently been leading the polls since Lula dropped out of the race.

by | October 09, 2018 | 01:49

Samuel Chase in 1804 was the only justice to be impeached by the House. The president will host a ceremonial swearing-in ceremony at the White House on Monday evening. Trying to bridge the gap between the roughly half of American women who opposed Kavanaugh's appointment to the court and the roughly half who either supported it or didn't have an opinion is probably impossible.

by | October 09, 2018 | 01:35

There has been no immediate comment from the limousine company. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, four of the company's vehicles have been deemed unsafe and taken out of service since 2016, and the company's vehicles had an 80 percent failure rate at vital safety inspections.

by | October 09, 2018 | 00:57

U.S. Secretary of State met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday in a meeting that was seen as productive. The Reuters news agency reports North Korea's state-run newspaper had eight photos from the meeting on its front page, including images of Pompeo and Kim smiling and shaking hands.

by | October 09, 2018 | 00:55

Though shooting deaths in Chicago are down, President Trump on Monday revived a favorite campaign theme when he slammed gun violence in the Windy City - and urged cops there to launch "stop and frisk" policies to reduce the murder rate. "I have a very good relationship". The same day, Trump and Rosenstein spoke by phone while the president was at an United Nations conference in NY. Special counsel Robert Mueller's work been overseen by Rosenstein since Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...

by | October 09, 2018 | 00:55

As residents of this nation, we all must reconcile with the violent past that is entombed within American history - lest we forget, only to repeat our violent indiscretions. The NYC Indigenous Peoples Day celebration 2018 is free and open to all. In 1971, Columbus Day was moved to the second Monday of October. Cincinnati is among the most recent jurisdictions to rename the holiday "Indigenous Peoples Day" this year after two previous failed attempts.

by | October 09, 2018 | 00:44

Saudi officials have denied they murdered the journalist. It also said that Riyadh should explain the presence of about 15 Saudi nationals, some of them officials, who traveled to Istanbul and were at the consulate at the same time as Khashoggi .

by | October 08, 2018 | 04:47

All five Republican justices tilt to right of the four Democratic justices on all key issues which means that the court as a whole will shift right and that swing votes will become rarer. "The partisanship he showed was astounding". Vociferous protests broke out across the nation against Kavanaugh's nomination before and after the vote on Saturday, and was even carried into the Senate chambers from where demonstrators were ejected.

by | October 08, 2018 | 04:28

But choosing Kim may be a step too far for the Norwegian committee, given the UN's damning verdict on North Korea's "long-standing and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights". From Africa to South East Asia, and from Latin America to the Middle East, rape remains a part of the everyday impact of war throughout the world. She has become a voice for captive women and girls in the process.

by | October 08, 2018 | 03:11

The government said eight of the 12 victims were killed in Port-de-Paix, capital of Haiti's Nord-Ouest department, while three were in Gros-Morne and one in Saint-Louis-du-Nord. Deep poverty and government instability have also rendered weaker homes and structures particularly vulnerable in earthquakes . Rescue workers have said they are not looking for any more victims.

by | October 08, 2018 | 02:51

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told Reuters and other outlets on Sunday that he was following the case and hoped for a positive outcome, and that authorities were examining surveillance camera footage and monitoring airport departures and arrivals.

by | October 08, 2018 | 02:26

The Palo Alto university professor said she was 15-years-old when an older boy sexually assaulted her. Her attorney claims none of them has been contacted. Kavanaugh denies the claim and is awaiting a Senate vote on his nomination to the Supreme Court. He is a former Yale classmate and Ramirez's college friend.

by | October 08, 2018 | 02:04

Brett Kavanaugh's path to the US Supreme Court is all but assured after two senators said they will elect the conservative to the country's highest court. A floor vote is scheduled to take place tomorrow. Yet Kavanaugh's path to confirmation seemed unfettered until Ford and two other women emerged with sexual misconduct allegations from the 1980s.

by | October 08, 2018 | 01:59

But on Wednesday, as Khashoggi's lengthening absence raised fears that he is being held incommunicado, Turkey's Foreign Ministry summoned the Saudi ambassador to discuss the whereabouts of the journalist, who is well-known for criticizing the Saudi leadership.

by | October 08, 2018 | 01:53

A group of children is also listed to entertain her on Friday. While the Secret Service agent is drafting reasons to his boss as to why he had not maintained a much closer distance to save the First Lady , here are some of the reactions from across the globe.

by | October 08, 2018 | 01:19

No reason was given for any potential investigation into the official. Chinese politician Meng Hongwei was first reported missing by his wife after traveling to China. China Daily emphasized the potential boost to China's recent clampdown on corruption, noting that China had increasingly worked with Interpol to pursue "China's 100 most-wanted fugitives suspected of corruption".

by | October 08, 2018 | 01:16

Pompeo also said Japan and the United States were in a position to finalise a trade agreement after Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the issue in NY last month. Since Trump and Kim agreed at the Singapore summit to work toward "complete denuclearization" of the Korean Peninsula and to establish a "new relationship", Pyongyang and Washington have wrangled over what these terms mean and how to achieve them.

by | October 08, 2018 | 01:11

Mr Abubakar defeated 11 other aspirants at the opposition party's convention held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Saturday and Sunday. The online poll conducted by national newspaper, Daily Trust drew response from 17,925 respondents who were asked to respond to the question: "Who is the best candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)? ".

by | October 08, 2018 | 00:41

China said on Monday that the president of Interpol, who went missing shortly after arrival in his home country, is under investigation for possible criminal activity, as Beijing broke its silence about his fate. "For the husband whom I deeply love, for my young children, for the people of my motherland, for all the wives and children's husbands and fathers to no longer disappear".

by | October 08, 2018 | 00:42

The hashtag BeersforBrett quickly gained momentum on Twitter . Kavanaugh's confirmation leaves the Senate traumatized with Republicans and Democrats as estranged as at any time in recent memory, reflecting the cavernous divides in the country itself during a presidency that has ignited rare political passions.

by | October 07, 2018 | 03:04

Kavanaugh's confirmation hinges on the votes of some other key moderate senators including Sen. Some protesters rushed past barriers in front of the U.S. Large groups of protesters gathered outside the Capitol building and across the street at the Supreme Court ahead of the final vote on Saturday. "I could not conclude that he is the right person for the court at this time", the senator said.

by | October 07, 2018 | 02:45

Collins publicly spoke out Friday afternoon in support of President Trump's pending high court pick. Their paired vote, as it's called, maintains the same two-vote margin and does not change the outcome. Even before the lurid sexual assault charges surfaced, Democrats in the Republican-controlled Senate were fighting hard to stop Mr Kavanaugh, saying his conservative judicial philosophy could result in rolling back abortion rights, gay rights and protections for immigrants.

by | October 07, 2018 | 01:58

His Turkish fiancee reported him missing after Khashoggi , who has lived in self-imposed exile in the United States since a year ago to avoid possible arrest, did not emerge from the consulate. "It would be unfair and outrageous if he has been detained for his work as a journalist and commentator", the Post's worldwide opinions editor, Eli Lopez, said in a statement.

by | October 07, 2018 | 01:33

Jason Van Dyke shot Laquan McDonald 16 times, seconds after arriving on scene, claiming he feared for his life as the 17-year-old was armed with a knife. "If you don't have hope, you don't have anything", she said. "The video doesn't show my perspective", Van Dyke told prosecutors when asked about the discrepancy.

by | October 07, 2018 | 01:19

Analysts speculated the US and North Korea may already have reached a consensus to some extent over denuclearization methods and a declaration ending the war. president's commitment to the agreement that he and Chairman Kim made at the Singapore summit. North Korea says it first wants relief from punishing worldwide sanctions.

by | October 07, 2018 | 00:54

Joe Manchin was also confronted by protesters on October 5, 2018 , who demanded he oppose Kavanaugh's nomination. Ultimately, it was Collins who put Kavanaugh on the brink of a lifetime appointment. She was re-elected in 2016. His combative and at times downright angry performance drew criticism that Kavanaugh lacked the unbiased, judicious demeanor needed to sit on the high court.

by | October 07, 2018 | 00:29

Manchin, a red-state Democrat , earlier also voted yes to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to a vote in the full Senate. With Collins and Manchin signaling they're behind Kavanaugh, it seems he will have enough votes to be confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice.

by | October 07, 2018 | 00:23

The Senate is expected to hold its final vote on the Kavanaugh nomination on Saturday. As of late Thursday, other Republican leaders wee expressing confidence in their ability to round up the votes needed to confirm Kavanaugh. But the case against Kavanaugh had long since been taken over by allegations that he sexually abused women decades ago - accusations he emphatically denied.

by | October 07, 2018 | 00:16

Ireland's deputy prime minister said the Brexit negotiators need to "lock themselves into a room" for the next two weeks to hammer out a deal. Recently there have been hints that May "will propose measures that could bind Northern Ireland to the bloc's standards on goods, if other attempts to avoid a hard border failed, so ensuring there would be no need for checks on north-south trade".

by | October 05, 2018 | 05:56

Hopkins is now still at the hospital, and reportedly has a head injury and isn't able to speak to officers. "I have been shooting competitively since 1984 and lovin' it". The slain officer, Terrence Carraway , 52, of Darlington, had just been honored for his 30 years of service with the Florence Police Department. The way the suspect was positioned, his view of fire was several hundred yards.