Swedish girl Saga pulls out pre-Viking era sword from lake

Saga Vanecek was skimming rocks at Vidöstern lake in Tånnö, Småland this summer when she made the " spectacular " discovery. "I FOUND A SWORD!'" her dad, Andy Vanecek , said in a Wednesday Facebook post , adding it's the "first sword of its kind to... More..

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by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Demonstrators Gather At U.S. Capitol While Senate Confirms Kavanaugh

It ensures that Trump's influence, and that of a Republican stranglehold on power in Washington since the 2016 election, will endure long after current GOP leaders have left the scene. "The four witnesses she...More..

‘He lied under oath about his drinking’: Brett Kavanaugh’s college roommate
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

‘He lied under oath about his drinking’: Brett Kavanaugh’s college roommate

Ramirez and nine others were questioned during the FBI's week-long investigation into the accusations against Kavanaugh. In Roche's appearance on "Anderson Cooper 360", he said he was "shocked" when he hear...More..

Backed by senators, Kavanaugh on track for U.S
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Backed by senators, Kavanaugh on track for U.S

Republican presidents have nominated two women to the Supreme Court: Sandra Day O'Connor, who was confirmed after being nominated by President Reagan in 1981; and Harriet Miers, who President George W. "Far f...More..

Conflicting Claims On Whereabouts Of Saudi Journalist, Critical Of Riyadh
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Conflicting Claims On Whereabouts Of Saudi Journalist, Critical Of Riyadh

They said the Saudi envoy was called in on Wednesday to clarify the whereabouts of Khashoggi, a critic of Riyadh's foreign policy and its crackdown on dissent who left Saudi Arabia previous year saying he fea...More..

Interpol demands 'clarification' from China on missing chief Meng Hongwei
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Interpol demands 'clarification' from China on missing chief Meng Hongwei

In a statement , Interpol Secretary General Jurgen Stock said, Interpol has requested through official law enforcement channels a clarification from China's authorities on the status of Interpol President Meng...More..

Opposition to Kavanaugh Confirmation Continues Ahead of Final Vote
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Opposition to Kavanaugh Confirmation Continues Ahead of Final Vote

Republicans control the Senate by a 51-49 margin, and Saturday's roll call vote seems destined to be almost party-line, with just a single defector from each side. Mr Kavanaugh would actually only need a 50-50 ...More..

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

As the Me Too movement continues to blaze around the world highlighting the abuse and mistreatment of women, it seems fitting the Nobel goes to two individuals who have done so much to draw attention to the hor...More..

Kavanaugh on track for U.S
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Kavanaugh on track for U.S

She launched promptly into an attack on the forces arrayed against Kavanaugh , lamenting their hysterical behavior compared to the five other "solemn" Supreme Court confirmations in which she participated. Col...More..

Former South Korean president jailed for 15 years for corruption
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Former South Korean president jailed for 15 years for corruption

Former President Lee Myung-bak walks towards the Seoul Central District Court to attend his corruption trial on September 6, 2018. The Seoul Central District Court found Lee guilty of embezzlement of about 24...More..

Saudi journalist's fiancee seeks news after disappearance
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Saudi journalist's fiancee seeks news after disappearance

Did they detain him? Khashoggi went to complete "routine paperwork", the Post said, and has not been heard from since. "We want to know his whereabouts". He is also known for his close association with th...More..

US First Lady Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

US First Lady Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt

The fashion choice was slammed by social media users. Ms Trump was also shown a pile of ashes from the burning of elephant ivory, which is aimed at deterring rampant poaching of the animals. Washington has be...More..

Man in custody following threats tied to Van Dyke trial, police say
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Man in custody following threats tied to Van Dyke trial, police say

On Friday, a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder in McDonald's death. Judge Vincent Gaughan told jurors that though the officer had been charged with first-degree murder, they could consider downgr...More..

Fawad hints at more arrests in graft cases
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Fawad hints at more arrests in graft cases

The minister distanced his government from the arrest, saying it is completely "neutral" in this matter, but it will support NAB as "an independent institution" to go after the corrupt. His arrest comes after b...More..

New Delhi seals $5bn missile deal with Moscow
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

New Delhi seals $5bn missile deal with Moscow

Moscow has always been the main supplier of military equipment to India but in recent years, New Delhi has been inching towards the U.S. and Israel for weapons supply. The new S-400 defence system squadrons c...More..

Backing from senators puts Kavanaugh on track for U.S
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Backing from senators puts Kavanaugh on track for U.S

Manchin, however, has found himself in the firing line. She said on the Senate floor Friday evening that Kavanaugh is "a good man" but his "appearance of impropriety has become unavoidable". Inside the Senate c...More..

by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Spoiler alert: Susan Collins is a Republican

Trump has made appointing conservative judges a major plank of his presidency, and previous year his nominee Neil Gorsuch was confirmed by the Senate. Republicans hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate, meaning ...More..

5 officers shot in SC, suspect in custody
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

5 officers shot in SC, suspect in custody

The active shooter took place in the area of Vintage Place and Hoffmeyer Rd, in Florence, South Carolina , said local news reports . After an approximately two-hour standoff, the suspect, who was not identifi...More..

Here's what to know about the NYT's 13,000-word report on Trump
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Here's what to know about the NYT's 13,000-word report on Trump

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance said it would " vigorously pursue " avenues of investigation in light of the report. "There was no fraud or tax evasion by anyone", Sanders asserted, addi...More..

2-year-old sends over $1,000 in cash through shredder
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

2-year-old sends over $1,000 in cash through shredder

They looked all over their house, even in the trash. It was in the shredder. Ben and Jackee Belnap of Halladay, Utah had meant to use $1,060 of savings to pay back Ben's parents for University of Utah foot...More..

Congolese Doctor Wins Nobel Peace Prize
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Congolese Doctor Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Nadia Murad is one of an estimated 3,000 Yazidi girls and women who were victims of rape and other abuses by the IS army. Mukwege opened a clinic two decades ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), wi...More..

European Union to offer United Kingdom a 'supercharged' free trade deal next week
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

European Union to offer United Kingdom a 'supercharged' free trade deal next week

Simon Coveney has been in Cork preparing local business leaders for Brexit . She added: "I do think that the Prime Minister wants to reach an agreement because I think this is the best outcome for all of us...More..

US Senate leans towards confirming Kavanaugh as Democrats denounce Federal Bureau of Investigation report
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

US Senate leans towards confirming Kavanaugh as Democrats denounce Federal Bureau of Investigation report

Republicans hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate . Some held signs calling Kavanaugh a liar and "unfit" to serve. At that point, Murkowski came out against Kavanaugh while Flake said he would back him barri...More..

Kavanaugh protesters financed by billionaire Soros
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Kavanaugh protesters financed by billionaire Soros

The Senate was due Friday to vote on moving ahead with the nomination of Kavanaugh to the highest court in the U.S., as Republicans brushed aside complaints by Democrats that an Federal Bureau of Investigation ...More..

Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Dutch government says it disrupted Russian attempt to hack chemical weapons watchdog

Prosecutors say the Russians also targeted a Pennsylvania-based nuclear energy company - the Westinghouse Electric Company, which is near Pittsburgh - and an worldwide organization that was investigating chemic...More..

Pompeo to visit Pyongyang for weekend talks with North Korean leader
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Pompeo to visit Pyongyang for weekend talks with North Korean leader

The invitation to return to Pyongyang to discuss North Korean denuclearization efforts was made during a meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho amid United Nations sessions last week. "I think ...More..

by | Friday, October 05, 2018

McConnell denies Schumer’s request for Federal Bureau of Investigation briefing on Kavanaugh probe

The closely guarded collection of interviews is celebrated by Republican leaders as concrete proof that Kavanaugh did not harass or abuse women. While the comments by Mr Flake and Ms Collins were positive, ...More..

After years of debate, Australia scraps ‘tampon tax’
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

After years of debate, Australia scraps ‘tampon tax’

Those of us who bleed, join me in rejoicing over the fact that the Tampon Tax is incredibly close to being removed from sanitary items, after a unanimous decision across Australia's state and federal gover...More..

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei reportedly vanishes on visit to China
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei reportedly vanishes on visit to China

Interpol said on Friday it was aware of reports of Meng's "alleged disappearance" and that the issue was a matter for the relevant authorities in France and China . " Interpol's General Secretariat headqua...More..

Suspect in S.Carolina shooting disbarred lawyer
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Suspect in S.Carolina shooting disbarred lawyer

Their conditions were not immediately known. When the mayor realizes they aren't facing the camera, he has Carraway turn, prompting the sergeant to strike a amusing pose. Graham wrote in a Facebook post. ...More..

Trump mocks Al Fraken for resigning amid sexual misconduct claims
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Trump mocks Al Fraken for resigning amid sexual misconduct claims

I quit", Trump said of Franken, imitating the former comedian turned politician. Trump spoke at a midterm campaign rally on Thursday night in the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota , where a spe...More..

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens says don't confirm Kavanaugh
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens says don't confirm Kavanaugh

Stevens said during an event in front of a small crowd that Kavanaugh's performance last week during his testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee caused him to change his mind about Kavanaugh's suit...More..

World Expresses More Confidence in Putin Than Trump, Pew Survey Says
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

World Expresses More Confidence in Putin Than Trump, Pew Survey Says

Respondents also suggested that the United States' status as a global influencer may be a thing of the past. Seven percent of Spaniards, 9 percent of French people, and 10 percent of Germans polled said they ...More..

Trump comments on Ford ‘appalling…cruel,’ Dianne Feinstein says
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Trump comments on Ford ‘appalling…cruel,’ Dianne Feinstein says

The letter went on: "This afternoon, we learned of media reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation does not intend to interview either Dr Ford or Judge Kavanaugh". White House counselor Kellyanne C...More..

South China Sea Cold War revealed
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

South China Sea Cold War revealed

Those flights were immediately followed by a joint military exercise in which a US B-52 bomber joined forces with Japanese fighter jets over the East China Sea and Sea of Japan. A strategic waterway, Beiji...More..