Sunday November 18-th, 2018

UNRWA concerned about statements made by Israeli mayor of Jerusalem UNRWA concerned about statements made by Israeli mayor of Jerusalem

According to Barkat's plan, the seven UNRWA-run schools - with a total of 1,800 students - which operate without a license from the Education Ministry will be closed at the end of the current academic year, and the pupils absorbed into existing munic...

Donald Trump Boards Air Force One With Toilet Paper Stuck to Shoe Donald Trump Boards Air Force One With Toilet Paper Stuck to Shoe

But eagle-eyed onlookers noticed something unusual was tagging along for the ride: a bit of paper stuck to the president's left shoe. 'It kinda makes sense considering he's a piece of s***,' he added. The Commander in Chief seemed oblivious to the ...

Brexit Deal Getting Closer, European Commission Chief Says Brexit Deal Getting Closer, European Commission Chief Says

But speaking with BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning, the PM said she is ready to present her new version of Chequers to Brussels. I do think there is a lot of common ground in terms of the future relationship moving forward, so we are really...

Tropical Storm Michael expected to slam into Florida as hurricane

Hurricane force winds and several inches of rain are possible. A hurricane watch has been issued from the Alabama-Florida border eastward to the Suwanee River, Florida. In a news conference Sunday evening in Tallahassee, Florida Gov. Rick Scott ...

As Senate hits 'rock bottom' over Kavanaugh, no clear path up As Senate hits 'rock bottom' over Kavanaugh, no clear path up

President Trump, who was on a November 6 mid-term election campaign trail in Kansas, called Kavanaugh to congratulate him on his confirmation and swearing in. "We've heard a lot of charges and countercharges about Judge Kavanaugh, but as those who ha...

Susan Rice considering 2020 challenge to Collins in Maine

Trump, throughout the day, insisted Kavanagh would not be tainted by the sexual assault allegations from Christine Blasey Ford and others that almost tanked his nomination, declaring he was "100 percent" certain his nominee was innocent. Asked on " F...

McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year

Kavanaugh succeeds retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was often the decisive swing vote on social issues. Justice Kavanaugh's two daughters, Liza and Margaret, and his parents attended the ceremony. In an interview shortly before the Senate is set ...

When Nobel victor Paul Romer praised India's Aadhaar scheme When Nobel victor Paul Romer praised India's Aadhaar scheme

In awarding the Nobel prize in economics, the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences cited William Nordhaus for showing that "the most efficient remedy for problems caused by greenhouse gases is a global scheme of universally imposed carbon taxes".

In full: Nicola Sturgeon demands second referendum on Scottish independence In full: Nicola Sturgeon demands second referendum on Scottish independence

Scotland could become an independent country without holding a second referendum on the issue, one of the SNP's most senior MPs has claimed. Scots voted to stay in the European Union in 2016 by a large margin, but Britain as a whole voted to lea...

Landmark UN Climate Change Report: Act Now To Avoid Climate Catastrophe Landmark UN Climate Change Report: Act Now To Avoid Climate Catastrophe

The Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued the report on Sunday at its meeting in South Korea. The review of thousands of scientific papers sets out the impacts of temperature rises of 1.5C compared to 2C, and what i...

Bulgarian journalist reporting on corruption found murdered Bulgarian journalist reporting on corruption found murdered

Her body was recovered from the Danube river bank on Saturday, police said. Prosecutors say possession including Marinova's cell phone, vehicle keys, and most of her clothing were missing. Bulgarian journalists at Zov News and the Bivol website wer...

Collins: ‘I do not believe that Brett Kavanaugh was’ Ford’s assailant

Manchin was the only Democrat to vote for Kavanaugh's confirmation. Kavanaugh's nomination became an intense personal and political drama when university professor Christine Blasey Ford accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were high s...

Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit 'at earliest date' Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit 'at earliest date'

North Korea's state newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, featured eight photos of the meeting on its front page, including shots of Mr Kim and Mr Pompeo smiling and shaking hands, as well as some with Mr Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong. A USA official who was part of...

Three Israelis wounded in West Bank shooting Three Israelis wounded in West Bank shooting

Meanwhile, Palestinian group Fatah said Israel's denial of Palestinian rights was the cause of such attacks. Security footage shows the shooter fleeing, still armed with a rifle. While insisting the attack was an act of terrorism, he acknowledged t...

Brazil's Bolsonaro widens lead but tied with Haddad for run-off: polls Brazil's Bolsonaro widens lead but tied with Haddad for run-off: polls

Bolsonaro skipped the TV Globo debate Thursday, citing doctor's orders after being stabbed during a campaign event on September 6 and only leaving the hospital on Saturday. Earlier, in a live speech over Facebook , Bolsonaro rejected accusations h...

UK seeks 'urgent explanation' as Hong Kong bans journalist UK seeks 'urgent explanation' as Hong Kong bans journalist

The Hong Kong government told CNN it doesn't comment on individual cases, and each application is considered in accordance with prevailing laws and policies. "This decision is especially disturbing because it mirrors problems faced by worldwide jou...

Thousands march against Jair Bolsonaro

Saturday evening's polls had Jair Bolsonaro winning with between 40 and 41 percent of votes, with Fernando Haddad on 25 percent. Some recent polls have projected he could beat Bolsonaro in the second round , though the same surveys underestimated ...

More than 5,000 people could still be missing after Indonesia quake More than 5,000 people could still be missing after Indonesia quake

Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesperson for Indonesia's disaster agency, said officials were trying to confirm the number still missing in several villages decimated in the aftermath of the quake. The grim news comes as relief efforts were ramped up to ...

McConnell insists Senate will recover from Kavanaugh battle McConnell insists Senate will recover from Kavanaugh battle

Kavanaugh continues to deny the sexual assault and misconduct allegations and was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice on Saturday. Ashley Kavanaugh holds the Bible. An Indian American federal appeals court judge, Amul Thapar, was among those Trum...

Key senators back Trump Supreme Court nominee Key senators back Trump Supreme Court nominee

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh , 53, was a step away from the apex bench as the ruling Republican party managed to gain the crucial backing of enough Senators needed to confirm his nomination. After the vote, the preside...

Melania Trump Discusses Brett Kavanaugh-And President Trump's Tweets-in Egypt Melania Trump Discusses Brett Kavanaugh-And President Trump's Tweets-in Egypt

And without voicing an opinion about the allegations, Mrs. Trump said victims of "any kind of abuse or violence" must be helped. The First Lady held a one-hour meeting with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and his wife at the palace, the longest of...

McConnell says Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

Because, make no mistake, in an election cycle that may well turn out to be the year of the woman, the Republican Party's treatment of Christine Blasey Ford and other Kavanaugh accusers as well the conduct of party leaders like Chuck Grassely hav...

Senate Votes On Kavanaugh Nomination Senate Votes On Kavanaugh Nomination

On CNN's State of the Union , Sen. "And where is the respect?" she said. "I said to the women who are justifiably angry but determined, I said they should be just focused like a laser beam on the elections". "I think that if our politics has com...

KSRTC removes driver from duty for letting monkey take the wheel KSRTC removes driver from duty for letting monkey take the wheel

While one section of the people who watched it saw the humour in the situation, another section rightly pointed out that the Langur was at the helm of a bus carrying passengers and that the situation could have easily turned bad. Why suspend? As sa...

Ford's sister-in-law: Manchin and Collins created an 'alternate reality' to support Kavanaugh Ford's sister-in-law: Manchin and Collins created an 'alternate reality' to support Kavanaugh

Support from Ms Collins and Mr Manchin would give Kavanaugh at least 51 votes. Former New Mexico governor and third-party Senate candidate Gary Johnson said Friday in an email that he would vote in favor of Kavanaugh's confirmation if he were votin...

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