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People Trump calls Kavanaugh sexual assault claims a hoax
Author: 0 Trump calls Kavanaugh sexual assault claims a hoax

US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in at the White House. McConnell described demonstrators "literally storming the steps" of the Capitol, and pointedly noted that these activities followed last year's shooting of GOP lawmakers at a morning baseball practice.

People Met Office names intense low-pressure area - Storm Callum
Author: 0 Met Office names intense low-pressure area - Storm Callum

While heavy rain is expected to continue into the Saturday, the wind is now believed to ease off by Friday evening. A storm that's been dubbed "Callum" will pass to northwest of the United Kingdom on Friday, bringing winds of up to 70mph and a prolonged downpour that will create hazardous conditions across the country.

People Turkey says it will search Saudi consulate where journalist vanished
Author: 0 Turkey says it will search Saudi consulate where journalist vanished

Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said Saudi authorities have notified Ankara that they were " open to cooperation " and would allow the consulate building to be searched. "It is (the duty) of the consulate officials", Mr Erdogan said during a visit to Hungary. Saudi Arabia denies the suggestion. Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , have denied the allegations, insisting Khashoggi left the consulate freely shortly after he arrived.

People Italy's Salvini says budget will create jobs, no backtracking
Author: 0 Italy's Salvini says budget will create jobs, no backtracking

The standoff is about to culminate as the Italian government will deliver a draft 2019 budget to the European Commission on October 15. When these finally appeared, some of the numbers contained in the delayed report were significantly different from those initially proposed by Salvini and his Five Star counterpart, Luigi di Maio.

People Indonesia, Papua New Guinea hit by new earthquakes
Author: 0 Indonesia, Papua New Guinea hit by new earthquakes

The quake hit part of New Britain, about 200 kilometres south-west of the town of Rabaul at a depth of nearly 40km, just before 7:00am local time, the United States Geological Survey reported. Australia's Tsunami Warning Centre said its coastlines were not at risk. Just over an hour later, a magnitude 6.3 quake hit farther northeast on the island.

People Fort Ternan bus crash: What we know so far
Author: 0 Fort Ternan bus crash: What we know so far

Fort Ternan is a small town in Kericho County, just 50 kilometres east of Kisumu. Emergency personnel and security forces inspect the wreckage of a bus at the site of an accident in Kericho, western Kenya, on 10 October 2018. Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta used his official Twitter account to condole with the victims of the accident. Police said the driver lost control and the vehicle plunged down a slope at a notorious accident black spot.

People Kim Jong-un Has a New Rolls-Royce
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un Has a New Rolls-Royce

The Vatican insisted at the time that a papal visit would only be possible if Catholic priests were accepted in North Korea. South Korea is considering lifting some of its unilateral sanctions against North Korea to create more momentum for diplomacy aimed at improving relations and defusing the nuclear crisis, the South's foreign minister said Wednesday.

People Turkish Official: Saudis Used Bone Saw to Dismember Body of Jamal Khashoggi
Author: 0 Turkish Official: Saudis Used Bone Saw to Dismember Body of Jamal Khashoggi

According to Reuters , which reviewed social and Saudi media, one is a forensic scientist, while others are military officers. Sabah revealed the times the Saudi nationals arrived and left Istanbul. He moved to the USA more than a year ago, where he continued to comment on his country both in print and on television. According to the images, a vehicle that went inside the consulate then went to the consul-general's residence nearby after 1200 GMT, two hours after Khashoggi had ...

People Pipeline explosion expected to increase prices at the pump
Author: 0 Pipeline explosion expected to increase prices at the pump

The Westcoast Transmission System transports natural gas produced in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin to consumers in B.C. and, through interconnecting pipelines, other Canadian provinces and the United States. "When we were outside, I could feel the debris fall in my hair", he said. The ruptured line has had an impact south of the border, as Puget Sound Energy is advising its customers to limit natural gas use.

People Heavy Rain Becomes Threat as Michael Moves In
Author: 0 Heavy Rain Becomes Threat as Michael Moves In

The forecast called for the storm's eye to move across the eastern Gulf of Mexico between Monday night and Tuesday night and approach the Gulf Coast on Wednesday. The rainfall could lead to "life-threatening" flash floods and mudslides in mountainous regions, the hurricane center said. Michael was not expected to strengthen this quickly but an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft made several passes through the system overnight, according to the National Hurricane Center , and ...

Author: 0 Five killed in torrential rainstorms in Majorca

Public broadcaster TVE showed footage of flooded streets and overturned cars along the guardrails of a major road. Hundreds of people spent the night in emergency shelters and schools remain closed on Wednesday. An additional 12 people were still missing following the storm. The British Consulate has not yet confirmed the nationalities of the victims but said they were "urgently seeking" updates from the Spanish authorities.

People Pope says the Devil is to blame for the church scandals
Author: 0 Pope says the Devil is to blame for the church scandals

McCarrick of Washington . Pope Francis was accused of lifting sanctions against McCarrick that his predecessor Benedict XVI had imposed - charges refuted yesterday by the Vatican's prefect for the Congregation for Bishops. Another man also claimed that McCarrick had molested him when the man was a teenager. Card Ouellet writes that looked at "the facts" that Mgr Viganò describes starting with the audience of 23 June 2013 during which he claimed to have informed Pope Francis about ...

People Power of SA passport drops in global ranking
Author: 0 Power of SA passport drops in global ranking

Thanks to gaining visa-free access to Myanmar this month, Japan has toppled Singapore to claim the top spot for holding the world's most powerful passport. However, their progress might be outstripped by Kosovo which officially met all the criteria for visa-liberalization with the EU in July and is now in discussions with the European Council.

People TD 14 upgraded to Tropical Storm Michael
Author: 0 TD 14 upgraded to Tropical Storm Michael

It was moving north at a slightly higher speed of 5 miles per hour. The big picture on where the storm is expected to go has also shifted some since Saturday afternoon , when tracking showed Michael crossing the Florida Panhandle and southern Alabama as a tropical storm.

Author: 0 United Nations report warns of possible climate disaster by 2040

The Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 °C was approved by the IPCC on Saturday in Incheon, Republic of Korea. Reaffirming the Federal Government's commitment to the Paris agreement , which aims to cut 2005-level emissions 26 per cent by 2030, Environment Minister Melissa Price said the IPCC report would be considered as part of a review of Australia's contribution to global action on climate change.

People United Nations voices 'serious concern' over missing Saudi journalist
Author: 0 United Nations voices 'serious concern' over missing Saudi journalist

Turkey said it would search Saudi Arabia's consulate. His fiancee and friends have said he did not leave the building. Erdogan was informed of the conclusions on Saturday, according to several people with knowledge of the briefings, and he has since dispatched officials to anonymously tell myriad news outlets, including The New York Times , that Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate.

People Storm Michael to slam Florida as hurricane
Author: 0 Storm Michael to slam Florida as hurricane

A year ago saw a string of catastrophic storms batter the western Atlantic - including Irma, Maria and Hurricane Harvey - causing a record-equaling $125 billion in damage when it flooded the Houston metropolitan area. "I feel like that they should've provided something", she said. The county has opened two sandbag locations for residents. Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is also the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in the November 6 elections, said on Sunday he was cancelling his ...

People Bride visits late fiancé’s grave on would have been their wedding day
Author: 0 Bride visits late fiancé’s grave on would have been their wedding day

Jessica Padgett can be seen kneeling at her fiance Kendall James Murphy's headstone when they should have been exchanging vows on September 29. She thought it would be a good way to honor Murphy and help Padgett with the healing process. The final photographs were taken where Kendall was buried. Paying tribute, the National Fallen Firefighters Association described Kendall as "a selfless man of God who loved spending time with family and friends".

People CBBC Newsround: Scientist warning over climate change and global warming
Author: 0 CBBC Newsround: Scientist warning over climate change and global warming

One is to end the use of fossil fuels. They say the worldwide community should focus less on how much carbon can still be emitted and more on setting concrete timelines for transitioning to a net-zero carbon world. Decades of awareness, arguments and alarming sci-fi films later, the world is finally catching up on how actually bad it would be if the global temperature were to budge up by a couple of degrees.

People Cyril Ramaphosa to announce Nhlanhla Nene's fate today
Author: 0 Cyril Ramaphosa to announce Nhlanhla Nene's fate today

South Africa's finance minister has resigned after acknowledging missteps during the scandal-tainted tenure of former president Jacob Zuma while testifying in a corruption inquiry . Business Day cited unidentified government sources as saying that Nene made the request to Ramaphosa at the weekend. "His resignation would lower the moral requirements for a minister to fall and therefore open room for more corrupt ministers to be forced out", Mkhabela said.

People Kavanaugh sworn in again during ceremonial event at White House
Author: 0 Kavanaugh sworn in again during ceremonial event at White House

The other eight justices were all in attendance for Monday's swearing-in, which was entirely ceremonial. This being argument, today's session is unlikely to produce any major news other than the novelty of it being Kavanaugh's first day on the job; his family will be on hand in the chamber to share the day with him.

People Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's United Nations ambassador
Author: 0 Nikki Haley resigns as Trump's United Nations ambassador

Haley discussed her resignation with Trump last week when she visited him at the White House , Axios news site reported . Before she was named by Trump to her United Nations post, Haley was governor of SC, the first woman to hold the post.

People Bulgarian Journalist Raped And Murdered After Reporting On Alleged Corruption
Author: 0 Bulgarian Journalist Raped And Murdered After Reporting On Alleged Corruption

Marinova was not directly involved in the investigation, but her report on the two journalists touched on a sensitive topic in Bulgaria , which is seen as the most corrupt European Union member state. Her final show on September 30 was about Attila Biro, an investigative journalist with the Rise Project Romania , and Dimitar Stoyanov from the Bulgarian investigative site Bivol.bg.

People Donald Trump apologises to Brett Kavanaugh and declares him ‘proven innocent'
Author: 0 Donald Trump apologises to Brett Kavanaugh and declares him ‘proven innocent'

The 114th justice's first day on the job consisted of hearing oral arguments in a pair of criminal cases. He said that "under historic scrutiny", Kavanaugh was "proven innocent". The cases challenge the types of crimes that qualify as violent felonies under that law and can lead to 15-year mandatory minimum sentences. The cases involved a Florida robbery and burglaries in Tennessee and Arkansas.

People CCTV shows missing Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi entering consulate
Author: 0 CCTV shows missing Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi entering consulate

Turkish investigators believe that Khashoggi, 59, was killed shortly after he entered and his body was later removed from the premises, a USA official and sources close to the investigation said. "I don't like hearing about it", Trump said. "Why don't you prove it, you have to prove it ". Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has previously said officials are welcome to conduct a search as there is nothing to hide.

People Israeli firm pitched social media manipulation to Trump campaign
Author: 0 Israeli firm pitched social media manipulation to Trump campaign

Robert Mueller and the Special Counsel's office are now investigating these proposals according to the New York Times . Psy-Group created several secretive proposals for the Trump campaign at the behest of Rick Gates , who has since pleaded guilty and offered to cooperate with the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into foreign meddling in the United States election, The New York Times reported .

People All North Korea cities to run children's traffic parks, state media says
Author: 0 All North Korea cities to run children's traffic parks, state media says

Trump hinted of more progress during a news conference in NY last month, and Pompeo said Monday that he would only discuss details the two sides had agreed to release. pushing to maintain sanctions and pressure against the North until its "final, fully verified denuclearisation". The visit was the latest indication of deteriorating ties between the US and China, as the two sides tussle over everything from trade to Taiwan and the South China Sea.

People Israel PM Benjamin 's Wife Goes On Trial In Delivery Meals Case
Author: 0 Israel PM Benjamin 's Wife Goes On Trial In Delivery Meals Case

Israeli Prime Minister's wife, Sara Netanyahu, went on trial on Sunday for alleged crimes including fraud over misuse of public funds to pay for hundreds of gourmet meals. This is one of the multiple scandals facing the Netanyahu family with opponents and some media outlets portraying the Netanyahu administration as being out of touch with the average Israeli citizen.

People West Accuses 'Pariah State' Russia of Global Hacking Campaign
Author: 0 West Accuses 'Pariah State' Russia of Global Hacking Campaign

Britain said the GRU was associated with a host of hackers including APT 28, Fancy Bear, Sofacy, Pawnstorm, Sednit, CyberCaliphate, Cyber Berkut and Voodoo Bear. The OPCW was investigating the poisoning in Britain earlier this year of GRU defector Sergei Skripal , in which the nerve agent Novichok was used.

People Indonesia mulls making quake areas mass graves
Author: 0 Indonesia mulls making quake areas mass graves

More nations sent aid and humanitarian workers fanned out in the countryside. Those not found by Thursday will be presumed dead, a disaster agency spokesman said . In Balaroa, a massive government housing complex was also subsumed by the quake and rescuers have struggled to extract bodies from the tangled mess in the aftermath of the disaster.