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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...]

Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada. Here's How It's Going So Far

Marijuana Is Now Legal in Canada. Here's How It's Going So Far The change was praised by pot enthusiasts and investors in a budding industry that has seen pot stocks soar on the Toronto and NY stock exchanges, but sharply questioned by some health professionals and opposition politicians. Around 4.9 million already smoke. Ian Power was first in line at a store in St. John's , Newfoundland , but didn't plan to smoke the 1 gram he bought right after legal... [Full Article...]

May insists Brexit deal remains achievable

May insists Brexit deal remains achievable British Prime Minister Theresa May and other European Union leaders voiced renewed confidence on Thursday they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt. [Full Article...]

#MeToo: Editors Guild Asks MJ Akbar To Withdraw Case Against Priya Ramani

#MeToo: Editors Guild Asks MJ Akbar To Withdraw Case Against Priya Ramani Tweets are defamatory unless Ramani proves anything", Luthra told the court adding " Priya Ramani has tweeted defamatory tweets against complainant. The allegations against Akbar even seemed to divide the ranks of India's government, which is led by the Bharatiya Janata Party and usually stays on message. [Full Article...]

White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life

White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life McGahn was also a personal friend of newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh . Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates. [Full Article...]

Kandahar election may be suspended after police chief's killing

Kandahar election may be suspended after police chief's killing A Taliban spokesman said they had been targeting Washington's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces commander in Afghanistan , General Scott Miller, who escaped without injury. He had survived a number of assassination attempts, including suicide attacks, but had managed to strengthen security in Kandahar , the birthplace of the Taliban militants. [Full Article...]

Protesters in India defy court ruling by preventing females from entering temple

Protesters in India defy court ruling by preventing females from entering temple The conversation began civilly, but as soon as she mentioned the Supreme Court verdict , the crowd started banging on her auto and demanding that she leave. Koshy said she was "appalled" by that line of reasoning. Two women devotees reach Sabarimala temple, sent back by protesters, reports NDTV . It is our job. [Full Article...]

O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate

O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate It's why the president called him "Lyin" Ted, ' and it's why the nickname stuck, because it's true", said the three-term congressman from El Paso, who is trailing the GOP incumbent in the polls . "Senator Cruz won't be honest with you". O'Rourke, an El Paso congressman, has used record-setting fundraising and a background as a one-time punk rocker to attract heaps of national attention as he ... [Full Article...]

Police call for witnesses to help in Cologne hostage probe

Police call for witnesses to help in Cologne hostage probe The suspect was severely injured when police stormed the pharmacy and later received CPR. German special Police walks near the main train station in Cologne, Germany, October 15, 2018, after the train station was closed after hostage-taking. [Full Article...]

Dozens injured as Portugal hit by 170kmh wind gusts

Dozens injured as Portugal hit by 170kmh wind gusts Winds sent trees crashing on to cars and pavements in the Portuguese capital and in the northern city of Porto. Atlantic Hurricane Leslie is expected to transition into a hurricane-force post-tropical cyclone on Saturday, the U.S. Through the strong wind, hundreds of people were trapped after a concert in the arts centre Figueira da Foz. The main A1 motorway was among the roads temporarily blo... [Full Article...]

Australia embraces Prince Harry and Meghan after pregnancy announcement

Australia embraces Prince Harry and Meghan after pregnancy announcement Most of their two-week tour will be spent in Australia, where they'll meet with locals and focus on youth leadership projects - Harry was recently named Commonwealth Youth Ambassador - but also stop by some of the sights, including Bondi Beach and the Sydney Opera House. [Full Article...]

Search teams fan out to reach Hurricane Michaels victims

Search teams fan out to reach Hurricane Michaels victims Florida families are starting to emerge tentatively from darkened shelters and hotels to an unfamiliar and perilous landscape of shattered homes and shopping centers, beeping security alarms, wailing sirens and hovering helicopters, the Associated Press reported midday Thursday. [Full Article...]

Senators Use Magnitsky Act to Compel Trump to Investigate Khashoggi

Senators Use Magnitsky Act to Compel Trump to Investigate Khashoggi Saudi stocks dived 7.0 percent in early trading on Sunday as the oil-rich kingdom comes under increasing worldwide pressure over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . His fiancee said the journalist was invited to the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to obtain documents needed for his upcoming marriage. Khashoggi lived in self-imposed exile in the United States. [Full Article...]

USA cardinal resigns amid accusations of church sex abuse cover-up

USA cardinal resigns amid accusations of church sex abuse cover-up Wuerl has been an ally of the Pope in the United States Church hierarchy which includes some known to be lukewarm about the pastoral priorities of the Francis pontificate. Wuerl has been under fire since the release in August of a US Grand Jury report on sexual abuse found evidence that at least 1,000 people, mostly children, had been sexually abused by some 300 clergymen over the course of 70... [Full Article...]

China Trade War to Hurt Global Economic Growth

China Trade War to Hurt Global Economic Growth Its forecast for China's 2018 GDP growth remains unchanged at 6.6%, while revised downward by 0.2 percentage points for 2019 to 6.2%. The IMF issues the report ahead of the Annual IMF and World Bank meetings where world leaders, finance ministers and nongovernmental organizations will gather this week in Bali, Indonesia. [Full Article...]

American Pastor Back in Court for Spying and Terror Trial

American Pastor Back in Court for Spying and Terror Trial NBC cited sources as saying that under an agreement USA officials reached recently with Turkey , Brunson would be released after certain charges against him were dropped at his next court hearing. Rumours of a potential deal had circulated after NBC cited sources which said that the United States would remove sanctions in exchange for certain charges being dropped against Brunson. [Full Article...]


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