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People Leading Brazilian candidate Jair Bolsonaro casts vote
Author: 0 Leading Brazilian candidate Jair Bolsonaro casts vote

Sunday's exit polls called Jair Bolsonaro on 45 percent of votes and Fernando Haddad on 28 percent, which was proved true, considering the margin of error of 2 percent. Better-off Brazilians have rallied to Bolsonaro's pledge to crush crime in a country where there are more than 62,000 murders each year, almost as many rapes, and frequent muggings and robberies.

People McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year
Author: 0 McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year

It reflects a high water mark of the Trump presidency: Republican control of the White House, the Senate, the House of Representatives and the judiciary's top court. Protesters vented their anger in the hallways of Senate office buildings, on the steps of the US Capitol and in front of the Supreme Court. When Vice President Mike Pence, who presided over the vote, exited the Senate, he was booed and.

People Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married at family’s ME compound
Author: 0 Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married at family’s ME compound

The bride wore a custom light ivory Vera Wang wedding dress with spaghetti strap detail and a cowl draped neckline. The photo was taken by Paul Morse, who was the Bushes' photographer in the White House and has shot many family events since, including Jenna Bush Hager's wedding and the funeral of the twins' grandmother Barbara Bush earlier this year.

People Bulgarian journalist reporting on corruption found murdered
Author: 0 Bulgarian journalist reporting on corruption found murdered

Bulgaria's Interior Minister Mladen Mladenov confirmed that Marinova was raped before she was killed , describing her death as "exceptionally brutal". "It was meant to serve as an example, something like a warning", Yordanov added. Margaritis Schinas, spokesman for European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, said Monday that the commission expected "a swift and thorough investigation.

People U.N: Rapid, unprecedented change needed to halt global warming
Author: 0 U.N: Rapid, unprecedented change needed to halt global warming

Drawing from more than 6,000 recent scientific studies, the report laid out four pathways to that goal. Temperatures could rise by 1.5 degrees Celsius as soon as 2030 if global warming continues at its current pace and the world fails to take rapid and unprecedented measures to stem the increase, experts warned in a landmark United Nations report on Monday.

People Storm Michael Expected to Hit Florida as a Hurricane Midweek
Author: 0 Storm Michael Expected to Hit Florida as a Hurricane Midweek

That's the region that stretches from Mobile, Alabama, through the Florida Panhandle and into the Big Bend area of northern Florida. "This storm will be life-threatening and extremely unsafe", Scott said at a press briefing . A Tropical Storm Watch was issued Monday from the Suwannee River to Anna Maria Island, including Tampa Bay. Another Watch is in effect for the Alabama-Florida border to the Mississippi-Alabama border.

Author: 0 Americans win Nobel for working climate, tech into economic analysis

Proceedings have been overshadowed by the absence of the literature prize, postponed to give the Swedish Academy time to restore public trust after a sexual assault scandal . His economic approaches to global warming include modelling to determine the efficient path for coping with climate change. His current work on what he calls his "G-Econ project" promises to provide the first comprehensive measures of economic activity at a geophysical scale.

People N Korea 'ready' to let inspectors into missile sites
Author: 0 N Korea 'ready' to let inspectors into missile sites

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that Kim is expected to visit Russian Federation soon and that Chinese leader Xi Jinping will also travel to North Korea, but did not give any further details. If ties between the two countries continued to deteriorate, there could be "profound changes" in the strategic environment for such regional issues as North Korea, China's state-backed Global Times tabloid warned in an editorial.

Author: 0 Kavanaugh is confirmed: Senate Oks Supreme Court nominee

She added that she is glad that the Senate voted , keeping her answers very general. "I would have voted no if I disbelieved Judge Kavanaugh, but given his denials and the lack of evidence that this happened I just did not think that it was fair to ruin the life of this distinguished judge and his family over allegations that can not be proven", she told CBS' Scott Pelley.

People Shooting attack near illegal settlement leaves 2 Israelis dead
Author: 0 Shooting attack near illegal settlement leaves 2 Israelis dead

The suspect, a 23-year-old Palestinian, had a permit to work in the industrial zone, army spokesman Jonathan Conricus said, adding that Israel is treating the incident as a terrorist attack. "There will be no security for anyone as long as the Palestinian people are denied their rights", the group said in a statement. Security footage shows the shooter fleeing, still armed with a rifle.

People Bolsonaro v. Haddad: Brazilian election goes to a runoff
Author: 0 Bolsonaro v. Haddad: Brazilian election goes to a runoff

In the weeks ahead of an October 28 runoff against former Sao Paulo mayor Fernando Haddad, Bolsonaro's main proposals are sure to come under much scrutiny. Still, Brazil is split over the danger to democracy posed by Bolsonaro, a long-time congressman who advocates for torture and police violence, praises the country's 1964-85 military regime and suggested that opponents could only win the race through fraud, although he now vows to respect the electoral process.

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Author: 0 "Shame on you!": Protesters, Democrats react to Kavanaugh confirmation

Ford's story that was uncorroborated to launch character assassinations on Judge Kavanaugh did not sit well with voters". His reputation was in tatters over this. Ms Murkowski had earlier said that although Mr Kavanaugh was a "good man", he was "not the right person for the court at this time" and his "appearance of impropriety has become unavoidable".

People US First Lady Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt
Author: 0 US First Lady Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt

She also said she is glad accuser Christine Blasey Ford was heard. She refused to comment when asked if she believed Ford's claims. Before adding that of "any kind of abuse or violence" must be helped. "I have my own voice and my opinions, and it's very important to me that I express how I feel". And sometimes he listens and sometimes he doesn't. "And that's what I want to share, that we care".

People Arrests on US Capitol steps ahead of vote on top judge
Author: 0 Arrests on US Capitol steps ahead of vote on top judge

Sen. Senator Mazie Hirono, a Democrat from Hawaii, said Sunday that Kavanaugh would be sitting on the court "with a huge taint after his name". None of them could answer the question at the heart of their decision to support Kavanaugh: whether they believe Ford is lying, or whether they believe she is telling the truth but that her allegations don't matter for judging the character of a nominee to a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court .

People India suspends bus driver for letting a monkey 'drive'
Author: 0 India suspends bus driver for letting a monkey 'drive'

Bus driver Prakash from KSRTC Davanagere division is in trouble for allowing a gray langur to "perform" his work. The incident took place Monday, October 1 but authorities only learnt of it after the video was shared on social media, Latha added.

People Key senators back Trump Supreme Court nominee
Author: 0 Key senators back Trump Supreme Court nominee

But the drama wasn't over until Collins delivered a 45-minute speech explaining her reasons for supporting the president's nominee - primarily the importance of the American ideal that a person is innocent until proven guilty. Grassley also said he expects more women to join the committee come January. Jerry Nadler of NY, the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee, said, referring to allegations that Kavanaugh committed perjury during his testimony.

People Sen. Collins talks confirmation vote on television
Author: 0 Sen. Collins talks confirmation vote on television

Both parties contend the new contours of the race will energize their supporters in the election's final stretch. Senator Mazie Hirono , a Democrat from Hawaii, said on Sunday that Kavanaugh would be sitting on the court "with a huge taint after his name".

Author: 0 Melania Trump praises Kavanaugh but says 'I have my own voice'

And without voicing an opinion about the allegations, Mrs. Trump said victims of "any kind of abuse or violence" must be helped. "I want to talk about my trip and now what I wear", she said, according to CNN . Mrs Trump was received by her Egyptian counterpart Entissar al-Sisi at the Cairo International Airport. Trump's trip, which took her to Ghana and Malawi as well, has also focused on children - one expressed goal of the trip was to promote her "Be Best" campaign , which ...

People S Korea renews call for Japan to remove 'rising sun' flag
Author: 0 S Korea renews call for Japan to remove 'rising sun' flag

Many South Koreans associate the symbol with Japanese military aggression during World War II and have expressed anger over the potential display of the alleged "war-crime flag" during the October 10-14 event. Japan was a key player in USA -led efforts to isolate and punish North Korea over its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. After experts failed to propose another alternative, then Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida chose to use the rising sun, saying it was already world famous, ...

People Nigeria ex-veep Atiku to lead main opposition PDP into 2019 polls
Author: 0 Nigeria ex-veep Atiku to lead main opposition PDP into 2019 polls

Giving a speech after the declaration of Atiku Abubakar as the victor of the polls, Secondus said that all the aspirants in the election won the election. The 72-year-old Fulani-born business tycoon and politician, said PDP had been able to articulate the problems facing Nigeria and it was time to come back to power in order to address the problems.

People Melania Trump has tea with Kenya's 1st lady
Author: 0 Melania Trump has tea with Kenya's 1st lady

During the Friday visit, the US First Lady greeted, sang and danced with the children at The Nest Children's Home before she was briefed on their progress and undertakings. Trump had decried lifting the ban as a "horror show", but he did not intervene after the agency announced that the importation of elephant trophies will be approved on a "case-by-case basis".

People Hollywood reacts to Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation
Author: 0 Hollywood reacts to Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court confirmation

Collins supported an additional FBI background check into the accusations, which stoked speculation that she might then break with Republicans and vote against Kavanaugh's nomination, but the results of that investigation - along with Bush's calls - paved the way for her support Friday.

People China says Interpol chief under investigation
Author: 0 China says Interpol chief under investigation

Beijing has yet to comment on the 64-year-old security official's disappearance but French police investigating his disappearance have placed his family under special protection. Interpol said Saturday it has made a formal request to China for information about the agency's missing president. On Saturday, the global police agency urged China to clarify Mr Meng's status, saying it was concerned about the well-being of its president.

People Washington Post prints empty column for Saudi journalist missing in Turkey
Author: 0 Washington Post prints empty column for Saudi journalist missing in Turkey

Khashoggi visited the consulate to request paperwork related to his marital status and exited shortly thereafter", the official said . "We have nothing to hide". "If we want to have a really strong future for Aramco after 20, 30, 40 years from today, Aramco has to invest a lot in downstream because we know that the new demand for oil 20 years from now, it will be from petrochemicals", he said.

People 20 dead in New York limo crash
Author: 0 20 dead in New York limo crash

The National Transportation Safety Board is working Sunday to reconstruct the scene. The SUV-style stretch limousine was reportedly carrying a party on the way to a wedding reception when it collided with the other vehicle. The crash happened in Schoharie in upstate NY on Saturday shortly before 2pm. Captain Richard O'Brien of New York State Police said: "We have several Units here investigating the details from the New York State police including our reconstruction unit".

People Germany's Merkel visits Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, vows to fight anti-Semitism
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel visits Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, vows to fight anti-Semitism

During German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Israel, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin received her in the disputed city of Jerusalem in the hopes of discussing Iran. Merkel and Netanyahu last met in June in Berlin and agreed that the next round of German-Israeli government consultations - which have been taking place for the last ten years - would focus on the economy, innovation and technology, the Chancellery said Tuesday, citing Israel as "one of the world market leaders" in ...

Author: 0 Trump says Kavanaugh will do 'great, great' job on Supreme Court

Kavanaugh as a Supreme Court justice by the narrowest margin in more than a century. After Kavanaugh's name was put forward as a potential nominee for the vacant position on the court, Ford came forward with allegations that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her under the influence of alcohol when they were in high school.

People At least 11 killed in 5.9 magnitude natural disaster in Haiti
Author: 0 At least 11 killed in 5.9 magnitude natural disaster in Haiti

The quake was one of the strongest to hit Haiti since a 7.0-magnitude quake struck near the capital, Port-au-Prince, in 2010 , killing thousands of people in the impoverished Caribbean country. Haiti's Civil Protection agency is quoted as saying several injuries have also been reported. Four others were killed in the town of Gros-Morne, about 50 kilometers to the southeast.

People British man dies after being bitten by sea snake in Australia
Author: 0 British man dies after being bitten by sea snake in Australia

All species are extremely venomous but most are considered to be non-aggressive and due to their limited contact with humans, bites are relatively rare. According to police, the boat was five hours from land when the incident took place. A rescue helicopter with a medical team was sent from Darwin, a city 435 miles away from the man's location, CareFlight spokesman David Wheeldon said.

People Deadline approaches for finding Indonesia quake, tsunami survivors
Author: 0 Deadline approaches for finding Indonesia quake, tsunami survivors

Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a briefing in Jakarta that the search will continue for hundreds still missing, including many buried in deep mud and debris from collapsed houses and buildings. Fitriani, a student from Palu who goes by one name, said his group survived the disaster but wasn't sure they could attend the competition until they were told they could board the military plane.

People Pence warns China is trying to undermine Trump
Author: 0 Pence warns China is trying to undermine Trump

About Michael Pence said during a speech at the Hudson Institute in Washington , reports DW. Indirectly hitting out at the U.S., she said "the worldwide community has already known fully well who infringes upon others' sovereignty, interferes in others' internal affairs and undermines others' interests", state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

People 'Murder team' killed Saudi journalist at consulate: Turkish police
Author: 0 'Murder team' killed Saudi journalist at consulate: Turkish police

Within a day, Turkish officials were saying they had no evidence that Khashoggi had ever left the consulate while Saudi officials were insisting that the journalist had left fairly quickly. The Saudi crown prince told Bloomberg that the journalist was not inside the consulate and said he was ready to allow Turkish authorities to search the building.