Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Five deaths in mariachi plaza shootout pose test for Mexico's new government Five deaths in mariachi plaza shootout pose test for Mexico's new government

Plaza Garibaldi borders one of Mexico City's most notorious neighborhoods, Tepito, home to La Union gang that police blame for rising drug dealing in the capital. Mr Hope said the shooters targeted a specific restaurant on the plaza in what may hav...

Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate

A committee vote on Kavanaugh's nomination is scheduled for Thursday. Kavanaugh later issued a fresh denial of the allegations, which have roiled his confirmation process, saying he is willing to talk to the committee in any way it "deems appropria...

FEMA postpones federal alert systems message test FEMA postpones federal alert systems message test

The messages will bear the headline "Presidential Alert", the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said in a statement this week. "No action is needed". More than 100 carriers, including the largest carriers (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile),...

Mystery man seen leaving site of Kings Plaza mall blaze: cops Mystery man seen leaving site of Kings Plaza mall blaze: cops

Multiple cars went up in flames inside the parking garage, spreading to another floor and quickly elevating the severity of the blaze within an hour. The FDNY reports 21 injuries, three to civilians and 18 to firefighters, which are non-life threat...

Chinese official: Beijing should target goods needed by US

The United States will spare some technology products including Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) Watch and AirPods from the next round of tariffs it is imposing on Chinese goods, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing two people familiar with the matter.

Jeff Flake: Kavanaugh Accuser 'Must Be Heard' Jeff Flake: Kavanaugh Accuser 'Must Be Heard'

When Ford tried to scream, hoping someone downstairs would hear her, Kavanaugh clapped his hand over her mouth to silence her, she said. Ford has accused Kavanaugh, a conservative appeals court judge chosen by Trump for a lifetime job on the top US...

Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US Floodwaters rise as killer storm stalks southeastern US

The number of customers without power across North Carolina fell to just under 500,000, with about 20,000 in SC. Central and western North Carolina and southwestern Virginia likely face another 5 to 10 inches of rain; southern North Carolina and no...

Mother of alleged MS-13 victim is fatally struck before vigil Mother of alleged MS-13 victim is fatally struck before vigil

And she took that grief as a force to effect positive change. At a forum in Long Island in May, Rodriguez sat alongside President Trump and U.S. Representative King, and spoke about her daughter. "But I will state, because it's important to make th...

Putin, Erdogan hold talks on Syria's rebel-held Idlib Putin, Erdogan hold talks on Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Turkey however backs opposition fighters seeking the ouster of the Syrian leader, and has said a large-scale offensive against the rebels could trigger a mass exodus towards its border. The UN has warned of a humanitarian catastrophe if the governmen...

President Obama to campaign for PA Democrats President Obama to campaign for PA Democrats

Bob Casey and other Pennsylvania Democrats, and headline a closed-door fundraiser. Obama has been trying to make the case that the country has reached a pivotal point, exhorting Democrats and independents to vote in the November elections to reje...

Trump Administration Cuts Last Sources of Aid to Palestinian Civilians Trump Administration Cuts Last Sources of Aid to Palestinian Civilians

Fresh off of multiple major aid cuts to the Palestinians, efforts to get the vast majority of Palestinians stripped of refugee status, and the United States office of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) closed, there are concerns of a backl...

Storm Florence: Disaster declared in North Carolina Storm Florence: Disaster declared in North Carolina

In Fayetteville, a North Carolina city of about 210,000 people about 90 miles inland, authorities told thousands of residents near the Cape Fear River and Little River to get out of their homes because of the flood risk. In this image from video , a...

Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Willing To Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee: Lawyer

Ford alleged during a summer in the early 1980s, when she was in her late teens, Kavanaugh and another person drunkenly "corralled her into a bedroom during a gathering of teenagers" in the suburbs of Maryland. Wade ruling legalising abortion in t...

Hurricane Florence latest: Death toll RISES to 18, according to reports

Officials in nearby Harnett County urged residents of about 1,100 homes to clear out because the Lower Little River was rising toward record levels. But one meteorologist said, "This is still a catastrophic, life-threatening storm". Troopers say th...

Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Opens Up About the Alleged Sexual Assault Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Opens Up About the Alleged Sexual Assault

He put his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream, she said . "I thought he might inadvertently kill me", Ford said. Ford is a professor at Palo Alto University and trains graduate students in clinical psychology, according to the Post .

Labour MP Blasts Sadiq Khan For 'Attacking Democracy' Labour MP Blasts Sadiq Khan For 'Attacking Democracy'

With almost six months to go until exit from the European Union on 29 March 2019, a poll commissioned by BBC Radio 5 Live suggests that the United Kingdom remains split over whether Brexit will be positive for the UK. The party's global trade s...

Mop up in Hong Kong after Super Typhoon Mangkhut Mop up in Hong Kong after Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Two people were reported to have been killed in Guangdong, China's most populous province. Mangkhut is expected to make another landfall late Sunday night, hitting the Chinese province of Guangdong near the cities of Yangjiang and Zhanjiang.

Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public

Kavanaugh, 53, " categorically and unequivocally " denied the allegations . This has not changed. Democrats have argued throughout that the process has been rushed, with documents relating to Kavanaugh's time in the George W Bush White House withhel...

California Psychologist Goes Public with Sex Assault Allegation Against Kavanaugh

Ford told the Post that Kavanaugh and a friend - both "stumbling drunk", she says - corralled her into a bedroom during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s when she was around 15 and Kavanaugh was around 17. Ford told the Post that she...

These 5 reasons make Hurricane Florence extremely risky These 5 reasons make Hurricane Florence extremely risky

Hurricane Florence continues to drop category, but not unsafe, while hundreds of thousands of people try to get away from the coasts of the two Carolinas and Virginia. The National Hurricane Center's Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch reports tha...

Defqon.1: Two dead, 15 hospitalised, 700 treated by medical staff Defqon.1: Two dead, 15 hospitalised, 700 treated by medical staff

Two people are dead and a further two are in hospital in critical condition after suffering suspected overdoses at the Defqon1 dance festival in Sydney overnight. Harm minimisation group Sniff Off said it was "disgusting" Ms Berejiklian was "usin...

Koreas open liaison office on North's side of border Koreas open liaison office on North's side of border

Next week's inter-Korean summit will test whether South Korean President Moon Jae-in can pull off his role of mediator and salvage stalled nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington. The U.S. mission said in a statement on September 14 that the m...

Kavanaugh Accuser Speaks To Newspaper On Record

Ford is speaking publicly about her allegations against Kavanaugh for the first time, according to a Washington Post investigation published Sunday afternoon. The New Yorker on Friday reported details of the allegations made by the woman contai...

Rudy Giuliani Swipes at Mueller and the ‘Biased’ Media Over Manafort Deal Rudy Giuliani Swipes at Mueller and the ‘Biased’ Media Over Manafort Deal

He added that Manafort also has close ties to "a Russian oligarch" - likely referencing Oleg Deripaska, who hoped to influence USA politics according to Fox News reporting. "The Harvard study was done differently [and] studies a different period of ...

FEMA chief Brock Long says he won't resign over travel investigation FEMA chief Brock Long says he won't resign over travel investigation

The investigation is reportedly into whether Long used government vehicles and personnel to frequently make the six-hour drive from Washington , D.C., to his home in Hickory, North Carolina , on the weekends. The Trump administration's management o...

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