Voting access dominates Georgia debate between Abrams, Kemp

In exclusive audio obtained from an attendee of the event at the Blind Pig Parlour Bar in Atlanta, Rolling Stone reported that Kemp was focused primarily on the numbers of Democratic voters who have turned out for early and absentee voting so far... More..

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China voices 'concern' as US warships sail through Taiwan Strait
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

China voices 'concern' as US warships sail through Taiwan Strait

The United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday in the second such operation this year, as the US military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite oppo...More..

Pentagon plans to send 800 military troops to the Mexican border
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Pentagon plans to send 800 military troops to the Mexican border

Top immigration officials and close Trump advisers are still evaluating the options in closed-door meetings that have gotten increasingly heated in the past week, including one that turned into a shouting mat...More..

Saudi crown prince calls slain journalist's killing a 'heinous crime'
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Saudi crown prince calls slain journalist's killing a 'heinous crime'

The Trump administration and the U.S. defence industry are scrambling to save the few actual deals in a much-touted US$110 billion arms package for Saudi Arabia as concerns rise about the role of the Kingdo...More..

Magnitude 7.0 quake hits off Greece
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Magnitude 7.0 quake hits off Greece

The epicentre of the quake, initially reported as a magnitude 7.0, was in the Ionian Sea, some 133.5km south-west of Patras in the Peloponnese. The natural disaster was so intense that, apart from Greece , i...More..

Abe prepares for Beijing visit, says Japan will bolster ties with China
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Abe prepares for Beijing visit, says Japan will bolster ties with China

Even so, Mr Abe's visit cements a general warming of ties - and opens the door for Mr Xi to visit Japan as soon as next year. War-time history still rankles, with China often complaining that Japan has not ...More..

Two killed in fall from overlook in Yosemite National Park
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Two killed in fall from overlook in Yosemite National Park

A man and a woman were found dead at Yosemite National Park Thursday below a popular viewpoint that was recently featured in a viral proposal photo . Park spokesperson Jaime Richards said she does not have i...More..

Judiciary chairman Grassley refers Avenatti, Swetnick to Justice Department
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Judiciary chairman Grassley refers Avenatti, Swetnick to Justice Department

But Swetnick contradicted that statement in an October interview with NBC News, admitting she wasn't sure if Kavanaugh ever spiked punch. Avenatti said in a tweet that he welcomes the investigation beca...More..

Jordan flash floods: Bus carrying students swept away near Dead Sea
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Jordan flash floods: Bus carrying students swept away near Dead Sea

A child survivor is seen with relatives in a hospital near the Dead Sea, Jordan. The media reports did not provide the ages of the students. "The teachers tried to save the children but the floods intensity...More..

Bin Salman wasn't aware of Khashoggi killing: Saudi FM
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Bin Salman wasn't aware of Khashoggi killing: Saudi FM

Regarding the Saudi arrests, he said, "It's a big first step". The Scottish Government has scrapped plans to appoint an energy specialist to help boost exports to Saudi Arabia. October 3: In a wide-ranging in...More..

Mattis expected to send hundreds of troops to border
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Mattis expected to send hundreds of troops to border

Trump added on Thursday, Oct. 25, "I am bringing out the military for this national emergency". The additional troops would provide logistical and other support to the Border Patrol, said the US official, who...More..

Saudi dissident YouTube star defiant after Khashoggi murder
by | Friday, October 26, 2018

Saudi dissident YouTube star defiant after Khashoggi murder

The official said that of the 15 Saudis who took part in the operation, a total of nine were at the consulate, with "three or four to question him and the rest to handle logistics". "His very survival depends o...More..

Putin Warns Of New 'Arms Race' If Trump Abandons Nuclear Pacts
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Putin Warns Of New 'Arms Race' If Trump Abandons Nuclear Pacts

US President Donald Trump at the weekend announced his intention to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF ), signed in 1987 between the US and the Soviet Union. Unless the treat...More..

DeSantis, Gillum use different parts of name to refer to opponent
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

DeSantis, Gillum use different parts of name to refer to opponent

Corey turned more than 100 pages of records to the ethics commission, which is investigating trips to Costa Rica and NY that Gillum took in 2016, reports the Times. I did get my ticket for Hamilton from my br...More..

Ethiopia Elects Female President
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Ethiopia Elects Female President

The prime minister, who is the head of state, holds executive power. "And the nominee shall be elected President if a joint session of the House of Peoples' Representatives and the House of the Federation appro...More..

Chinese Official Expertly Trolls Donald Trump Over iPhone Spying Story
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Chinese Official Expertly Trolls Donald Trump Over iPhone Spying Story

Fortunately for American intelligence agencies, Trump reportedly doesn't pay much attention during national security briefings, so there's little chance of any sensitive information being intercepted in these...More..

Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

The government has dispatched Japanese Embassy officials in Turkey to the country's immigration facility in Antakya. "His health condition initially seems OK". The Japanese government was informed by Qatar on...More..

by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Putin says Russia will target nations hosting U.S. missiles

Forward-based, ground-launched cruise missiles. The US says Russian Federation has violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty and plans to withdraw . He went on to lament China's ba...More..

CNN New York Headquarters Evacuated After Discovery of Suspicious Package
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

CNN New York Headquarters Evacuated After Discovery of Suspicious Package

Zucker said in a note to employees that CNN was checking its bureaus worldwide, after its NY bureau in the Time Warner Center was evacuated "out of an abundance of caution". Zucker decried what he called the ...More..

Erdogan, Trump Discuss Khashoggi Case in Phone Call
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Erdogan, Trump Discuss Khashoggi Case in Phone Call

The latest account includes details on how the team of 15 Saudi nationals sent to confront Khashoggi had threatened him with being drugged and kidnapped and killed him in a chokehold when he resisted. "This w...More..

‘Buck stops with prince for death of Khashoggi’
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

‘Buck stops with prince for death of Khashoggi’

Saudi Arabia's crown prince denounced the killing of Jamal Khashoggi as a "heinous crime" on Wednesday, breaking a three-week silence on the dissident writer's death just as Iran attacked its regional ri...More..

China, Russia eavesdropping on Trump's iPhone calls, says report
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

China, Russia eavesdropping on Trump's iPhone calls, says report

But aides say the voluble president, who has been pressured into using his secure White House landline more often these days, has still refused to give up his iPhones. Trump reportedly has two iPhones that we...More..

‘Practicing Satanists’, Ages 11 & 12, Plotted To Kill Classmates, Drink Their Blood
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

‘Practicing Satanists’, Ages 11 & 12, Plotted To Kill Classmates, Drink Their Blood

According to police, the girls planned to drink their victims' blood out of the goblet they were found with. They were caught before they could carry out the plot because they didn't turn up to lessons, autho...More..

Debbie Wasserman Schultz offices evacuated after bomb threat
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Debbie Wasserman Schultz offices evacuated after bomb threat

The packages were affixed with computer-printed address labels and six Forever stamps. And on Monday, a bomb was found in the mail sent to the home of billionaire George Soros . The NYPD Bomb Squad outside the...More..

Modi government’s dubious decision on CBI chief further erodes agency's integrity
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Modi government’s dubious decision on CBI chief further erodes agency's integrity

The Director of the CBI was told to go on leave after the National Security Advisor ordered action after midnight. The petitioner was appointed in January 2017, and his removal in the present fashion violates...More..

At least 2 dead after shooting inside Kroger grocery store in Kentucky
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

At least 2 dead after shooting inside Kroger grocery store in Kentucky

As police officers swarmed the scene and blocked off the area with yellow crime tape, a man identified by the Louisville Courier Journal as Tim King stood in the parking lot waiting for his wife to come out. "I...More..

Obama Rails Against Republicans in Fiery Nevada Rally
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Obama Rails Against Republicans in Fiery Nevada Rally

Obama won the state during his 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. "You guys go ahead and take a seat, I got a lot to say", he confessed just moments into his remarks. Keelie Broom, a spokeswoman for the Re...More..

US tourists die in river rafting accident
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

US tourists die in river rafting accident

Three rafts, carrying a total of 14 tourists and five guides, flipped on Saturday around 3 p.m., according to the Judicial Investigation Organism. Castro said the group had planned a number of activities duri...More..

Trio of big earthquakes strike off coast of Vancouver island
by | Thursday, October 25, 2018

Trio of big earthquakes strike off coast of Vancouver island

The USGS did not predict damage from the quakes, only saying it could be felt lightly along the coast. It is believed that the first quake struck at a depth of 21 miles. The second stronger quake, measuring...More..

Early voting off to a rush start in South Central Kansas
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Early voting off to a rush start in South Central Kansas

Early voting is now underway in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties for 14 consecutive days from 7am - 7pm and 13 days in Monroe County. A county in Arkansas temporarily closed all of its early voting locations a...More..

Explosive Devices Sent To Clintons' Home, Obama Office
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Explosive Devices Sent To Clintons' Home, Obama Office

The official says investigators believe the explosive found at the Clintons' home is linked to one found earlier this week at the compound of liberal billionaire George Soros . According to an NBC report , th...More..

Vintage Plane Crashes Onto 101 Freeway In Agoura Hills
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Vintage Plane Crashes Onto 101 Freeway In Agoura Hills

Per CBS Sacramento , the Los Angeles County Fire Department said the pilot was safely extracted from the wreck before flames consumed much of the aircraft, though it's unclear whether he needed assistance to do...More..

Spain not stopping arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Spain not stopping arms sales to Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi killing

He also asserted that Saudi Arabia is determined to find the truth and is now investigating the killing of the journalist. In a series of clips from closed-circuit television cameras both outside the consul...More..

The Titanic Plans to Set Sail Again in 2022
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

The Titanic Plans to Set Sail Again in 2022

It will welcome 2,400 passengers and 900 crew members, which is nearly the exact same number on board the boat that sank in 1912. There will be plenty of those! There is no word yet whether a "Jack Dawson" or...More..

USA officials turn ire on Saudi Crown Prince, Trump remains cautious
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

USA officials turn ire on Saudi Crown Prince, Trump remains cautious

Turkish investigators are likely to find out what happened to the body "before long", a senior official said. "We want to make sure that we know what happened and we want to make sure that those responsible be ...More..