Sunday November 18-th, 2018

Susan Rice says she may run against Susan Collins for Maine Senator Susan Rice says she may run against Susan Collins for Maine Senator

A crowdsourcing group says it has secured pledges of more than $ 3 million for her opponent in 2020. Collins said she read "every word" and found no evidence corroborating Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that Kavanaugh tried to rape her w...

New United Nations report details looming climate crisis

It also highlighted the environment has already seent he consequences of 1ºC of global warming in the form of more extreme weather, rising sea levels and diminishing Arctic Sea ice, among other changes. An increase of 1.5C will still carry clim...

Drone video shows deadly limo crash site in upstate NY Drone video shows deadly limo crash site in upstate NY

Records indicate that the limousine company involved in a crash that killed 20 people in upstate ny is owned by a noted Federal Bureau of Investigation informant. "Our lives have been changed forever". Amy and Axel Steenburg had only been married...

Households face higher energy bills in bid to avoid climate catastrophe Households face higher energy bills in bid to avoid climate catastrophe

Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an worldwide panel of scientists reported Sunday. The IPCC report noted t...

Kavanaugh is confirmed: Senate Okays Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh is confirmed: Senate Okays Supreme Court nominee

Jeff Flake (R-AZ) said he would vote to advance the Kavanaugh nomination out of committee but only on the condition that the FBI be allowed to conduct a one-week investigation into Ford's and Ramirez's allegations. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) joined...

Populist Revolution: Nationalists Win 1 In 4 Votes in Latvia Populist Revolution: Nationalists Win 1 In 4 Votes in Latvia

The pro-Russia party, Harmony, on Saturday remained the biggest with 20 per cent, due to its support from Russian-speakers, but will find it hard to get in government as parties that oppose it because of its Moscow ties won enough votes. The party is...

Democrats now want to impeach Kavanaugh - but Ford says she’s had enough Democrats now want to impeach Kavanaugh - but Ford says she’s had enough

When it was her turn, Murkowski stood up, paused, and whispered "no", her voice barely audible. The chamber voted 51-49 to move forward with President Donald Trump's nominee. Melania (meh-LAH'-nee-ah) Trump is offering some supportive words for Sup...

Majority of Americans Say Kavanaugh Shouldn't Be On the Supreme Court Majority of Americans Say Kavanaugh Shouldn't Be On the Supreme Court

Banks also said Ford was "horrified" after President Donald Trump mocked her at a campaign rally . With the partisan divide becoming more glaring on every issue with each passing election , Republicans feel their voters now increasinly view De...

Paradigm Shift Needed to Avert Chaos — UN Climate Report Paradigm Shift Needed to Avert Chaos — UN Climate Report

Some of the actions that would be required to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius are already underway around the world. In many cases, however, sworn support hasn't led to effective policy. Three years ago, as Secretary-General of the Unit...

President Trump Calls the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh a 'Hoax' President Trump Calls the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh a 'Hoax'

And he has that in Justice Kavanaugh, who is as much of a corporatist as he is a theocrat. "The new conservative majority on the Supreme Court threatens a rollback of protections for people with pre-existing conditions, more leverage for corporate ...

Brett Kavanaugh participates in swearing-in ceremony at White House Brett Kavanaugh participates in swearing-in ceremony at White House

GOP Gov. John Kasich of OH predicted "a good year" for Democrats in the November elections and said he wonders about "the soul of our country" in the long term after the tumultuous hearings. The first accuser Christine Ford, a clinical psycholog...

Turkey's Erdogan says awaiting probe results over missing Saudi journalist Turkey's Erdogan says awaiting probe results over missing Saudi journalist

Khashoggi's fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, said he first went to the consulate at September 28 to obtain a document related to their upcoming wedding and he returned Tuesday with concern he wouldn't be allowed to leave. "What was explained to us is this...

Everything to know about the NYC Indigenous Peoples Day celebration 2018 Everything to know about the NYC Indigenous Peoples Day celebration 2018

Columbus Day is not almost as universally observed as many other notable dates on the calendar. Ohio's capital city, population 860,000, will be open for business Monday after observing Columbus Day probably "for as long as it had been in existence",...

Congolese Mukwege, Iraq's Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize Congolese Mukwege, Iraq's Murad win 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

He was horrified on seeing ghastly injuries on woman, including 2 year old girls to elderly women in their 70s, who managed to reach his clinic, all survivors of brutal sexual violence. Asked whether the #MeToo movement, a prominent women's rights a...

Trump says he no plans to fire Rosenstein Trump says he no plans to fire Rosenstein

The flight provides an opportunity for their most extensive conversation since news reports last month that Rosenstein had discussed possibly secretly recording Trump. Trump said . "It'll be very nice". Rosenstein is joining Trump on Monday aboa...

Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief

The firm is preparing to sell a big portion of the existing company to Walt Disney Co and spin off its news assets, including Fox News, into a new company called Fox. At New Fox, Hicks will succeed two executives who oversaw 21st Century Fox's co...

Canada’s Largest Oil Refinery Reports ’Major Incident’

There are reports of an explosion and fire at the Irving oil refinery in Saint John on Monday morning. The company says officials are assessing the situation, but details are now few. Irving Oil Refinery is the largest refinery in Canada . Saint...

DR Congo oil tanker collision leaves at least 50 dead DR Congo oil tanker collision leaves at least 50 dead

Numerous injuries occurred as flames from the crash "spread rapidly engulfing nearby houses", the UN's Okapi radio said. The accident occurred on a highway linking the capital Kinshasa to the country's sole seaport at Matadi on the Atlantic Ocean.

Saudi journalist believed killed in Istanbul consulate Saudi journalist believed killed in Istanbul consulate

The Saudi consulate in Istanbul issued a statement Sunday, saying reports that Kashoggi was murdered inside the building were "baseless allegations". Asked whether Saudi Arabia could ever become democratic under bin Salman, Khashoggi said: "Not o...

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

Then came the fashion show. The cream pants, beige jacket, white shirt, cream hat and black tie are, they said , reminiscent of René Belloq, the archaeologist from Raiders of the Lost Ark who sides with the Nazis. The First Lady laughed as she a...

Far-right Brazil candidate snubs 'peace and love' after winning first round Far-right Brazil candidate snubs 'peace and love' after winning first round

Bolsonaro almost won the presidency in Sunday's first-round vote, taking 46 percent of votes against Haddad's 29 percent. An exit poll of 30,000 voters conducted by survey institute Ibope suggested Bolsonaro would win 45 percent of valid votes ...

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 ...

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