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Suspected explosive device found at George Soros’ New York home

Suspected explosive device found at George Soros’ New York home An "extensive investigation" has been opened and the case has been turned over to the Joint Terrorism Task Force Division of the FBI , police said. Agents came out and safely detonated the device, which a federal law enforcement official said contained explosive powder. [Full Article...]

May's knotty Brexit backstop problem and how it could be solved

May's knotty Brexit backstop problem and how it could be solved Speaking to lawmakers about an European Union leaders summit held last week, May said that there were limited circumstances in which an extension could be preferable. But she then told MPs "we must make the commitment to a temporary UK-EU joint customs territory legally binding so the Northern Ireland-only proposal is no longer needed". [Full Article...]

Saudi foreign minister pledges full probe into Khashoggi killing

Saudi foreign minister pledges full probe into Khashoggi killing He also said that a team from the consulate carried out scouting missions in the Turkish forests of Belgrad and Yalova in the meanwhile. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said, while visiting Indonesia, that rules will be put in place so that "something like this can never happen again". [Full Article...]

Mega bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and China to open on Tuesday

Mega bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and China to open on Tuesday Instead, a majority of traffic will come from shuttle buses or "special hire cars". The bridge aims to further integrate Hong Kong and Macau with the nine mainland cities around the Pearl River Estuary. "It is very odd. You see it, and you know you're linked up to the motherland", Claudia Mo, said an independent lawmaker who supports greater democracy in Hong Kong. [Full Article...]

Trump, Putin to meet next month in Paris

Trump, Putin to meet next month in Paris But speaking at a news conference after his talks with Putin, Bolton gave no indication of any change of course on the INF treaty. "It's a threat to whoever you want", Trump said. On Saturday, Trump confirmed the United States would pull out of the agreement signed by President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, which bans all land-based cruise missiles with ... [Full Article...]

30 injured in Clemson University floor collapse

30 injured in Clemson University floor collapse Not a tragedy.... just, super unsettling. Shortly thereafter, as the whole room jumped up and down, the clubhouse floor collapsed, injuring 30. Just thankful no one died in the collapse! But suddenly the floor gave way. Twenty-three students were transported to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the campus update. "The Clubhouse and pool area is OFF LIMITS to al... [Full Article...]

Trump Ready to Blame Others If GOP Fails in Midterms

Trump Ready to Blame Others If GOP Fails in Midterms Despite record collections, the federal deficit still grew to the highest level in six years. North Dakota, Indiana, West Virginia, Montana and Missouri are all red states in which President Donald Trump received more than 50 percent of the vote during the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

6 people shot near Jacksonville Jaguars stadium

6 people shot near Jacksonville Jaguars stadium Six people were shot and injured during a shooting in Jacksonville, Florida, on Sunday. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said the shooting happened around 12:30 p.m.in the 800 block of A. and wasn't affected. The vehicle then fled westbound on Pippin Street. The story will be updated as more information becomes available. He added that authorities made plans to escort fans to any cars parke... [Full Article...]

Thousands in US-bound migrant caravan pour into Mexican city

Thousands in US-bound migrant caravan pour into Mexican city The caravan elicited a series of angry tweets and warnings from Trump early in the week, but Mexico's initial handling of the migrants at its southern border seemed to have satisfied him more recently. Some, including 40-year-old Adriana Consuelo, paid raftsmen 25 pesos ($1.30) to ferry them across the river on vessels constructed of giant rubber tires. [Full Article...]

Turkish employees of Saudi consulate give statements in Khashoggi probe, reports NTV

Turkish employees of Saudi consulate give statements in Khashoggi probe, reports NTV The CCTV footage shows al-Madani entering the Saudi consulate in different clothes two hours before Khashoggi entered the building. The Saudis now say Khashoggi was killed in a "fistfight" inside the consulate and that 18 Saudis had been arrested in connection with the death. [Full Article...]

MUFG says bank's CEO will not attend Saudi conference

MUFG says bank's CEO will not attend Saudi conference In a statement on Friday night, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the United States will closely follow worldwide investigations into Khashoggi's death and will advocate for justice that is "timely, transparent and in accordance with all due process". [Full Article...]

Three strong earthquakes reported off Vancouver Island

Three strong earthquakes reported off Vancouver Island There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which hit at a depth of 33km (21 miles) about 190km (117 miles) southwest of Port Hardy, a town on the northeast end of Vancouver island. The earthquakes were in a close cluster about between 197 and 223 kilometres west of Port Hardy, all happening within 45 minutes of each other. Map locating the quake off the western coast... [Full Article...]

Result aside, the Wentworth vote is a disaster for the Liberal Party

Result aside, the Wentworth vote is a disaster for the Liberal Party Due to preferences, Independent candidate Dr Kerryn Phelps has declared victory of the electorate, which takes in the rather affluent suburbs of Clovelly, Bondi, Bronte, Paddington and Watsons Bay. "We didn't put them there", he told reporters. "The events of two months ago angered and outraged many Liberals and particularly those in the seat of Wentworth", he said. [Full Article...]

The Duke of Sussex 'is hoping for a baby girl'

The Duke of Sussex 'is hoping for a baby girl' Meghan was set to present medals at a road cycling event for the Invictus Game on Sunday morning but Harry appeared at the event alone. " Meghan winked at me and I fell in love and have never stopped loving her from that day forward". [Full Article...]

Amritsar train accident: Driver detained, says had been given green signal

Amritsar train accident: Driver detained, says had been given green signal Police officials said that reinforcements were rushed to the area near the Joda Phatak (railway gate) where the situation turned violent on Sunday afternoon. Singh, whose government is facing flak for its tardy response to the tragedy and for not doing enough for the affected families, also reviewed the relief and rehabilitation work with the Crisis Management Group of ministers headed by Health... [Full Article...]

Trump accuses Saudi Arabia of lying on Khashoggis death

Trump accuses Saudi Arabia of lying on Khashoggis death Some governments and prominent executives have said they would pull out of a forthcoming investment conference in Saudi Arabia. Earlier this week German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that there was "no basis" to continue arms sales to Saudi Arabia "as long as we don't know what happened". [Full Article...]

Detroit police find 63 fetuses in funeral home amid probe

Detroit police find 63 fetuses in funeral home amid probe Detroit police Chief James Craig said officers found 36 fetuses in boxes and 27 others in freezers during Friday's raid at the Perry Funeral Home. Authorities are conducting a criminal investigation, Craig said. Police were tipped off regarding issues with the funeral home by a parent involved in a civil suit over the improper burial of a child, the paper said. [Full Article...]

Fed's Quarles Favors Gradual Hikes With Eye on Potential Growth

Fed's Quarles Favors Gradual Hikes With Eye on Potential Growth That was then, this is now. Participants in the Fed's rate-setting committee also "generally anticipated that further gradual increases" in short-term borrowing costs "would most likely be consistent" with the kind of continued economic expansion, labor market strength, and firm inflation that a lot of them are anticipating, the minutes showed. [Full Article...]

Train kills at least 30 Dussehra revellers in Amritsar

Train kills at least 30 Dussehra revellers in Amritsar The moment was captured on many people's camera phones as they were filming the fireworks as the train sped passed in front of them. Another witness said the victims didn't realize that a train was coming because the fireworks were too loud. [Full Article...]

Did Elizabeth Warren Make a Mistake — MSNBC Host

Did Elizabeth Warren Make a Mistake — MSNBC Host And so it was, back to the misery of square one, Warren checkmated, Trump bullishly ecstatic, and political conversation dumbed into oblivion. She's getting some backlash from Native Americans and grumbling from Democrats who'd rather be talking about toppling Congress' Republican majorities in the midterm elections three weeks away. [Full Article...]


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