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Christine Blasey Ford nominated for UNC 'Distinguished Alumna' award

Ford's claims, while not hearing a word of contrition from the newest justice, was hard for many Americans who have experienced sexual misconduct firsthand". Sh...


'Awful' plan to reject gay students, teachers

One of the recommendations is that the legislative provisions allowing religious schools to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or ...


USA and Turkey reach deal to free detained American pastor

Under an agreement senior Trump administration officials recently reached with Turkey, Brunson is supposed to be released after certain charges against him ar...


Venezuela says suspected Maduro attack plotter kills himself

The Maduro government has "an obligation to ensure (Alban's) safety, personal integrity and dignity", a spokeswoman for the United Nations human rights office...


Cyclone weakens; nine dead in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

Authorities say roads are blocked and power supplies have been lost in many areas. Maximum sustained wind speeds within 74 km of the cyclone's centre are ab...


Man accidentally stabbed at Tennessee haunted house, worker suspended

The 29-year-old was rushed to hospital needing nine stitches after a stranger dressed in a Halloween costume, who they assumed was a member of staff, came up ...


Bangladesh sentences 19 to death over 2004 attack

The attack killed 24 people, including Ivy Rahman , the wife of former President Zillur Rahman. Ahead of the verdict, the government took cautionary security...


Malaysia to abolish death penalty: Minister

The shocking but most welcomed news of Malaysia joining other countries such as the Senegal, who abolished the death sentence for all crimes in December 2004, L...


Chinese Intelligence Officer Arrested For Allegedly Spying On US Aviation Companies

The report said the Chinese, along with Russian and other foreign spies, are targeting key technologies related to energy, biotechnology, defense, environment...


Entire US fleet of F-35s grounded for engine inspections

The F-35B is the Marine Corps version of the aircraft. The grounding is in response to data from the ongoing investigation of the Marine Corps' F-35B Lightnin...


Bloomberg becomes Democrat again, looks at presidential run

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business forum in New York last month. Today, he released a picture of himself fil...


Mohammed Dewji: Africa's 'youngest billionaire' abducted in Tanzania

A taxi driver nearby said when Mr Dewji appeared, the vehicle parked inside flashed lights before the two white men alighted and seized him. The motive for th...


Pakistan to seek its largest loan package from International Monetary Fund

In the IMF's most recent World Economic Outlook (WEO), the global financial authority forecast the Philippines's inflation numbers to hit 3 percent in 2023....


Brett Kavanaugh: evidence dismissed

In a letter posted Wednesday on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals website, Roberts announced that he has asked judges who handle ethics complaints for the 10t...


Arrested US student fights entry ban at Israeli court

The weeklong detention is the longest anyone has been held in a boycott-related case, and it was not immediately clear on Tuesday when a decision would be made....


Advice from Wicklow County Council as the country prepares for Storm Callum

At the moment, it's looking like Callum's strongest winds will stay offshore. In wet weather drivers are urged to slow down if the rain and spray from vehicle...


Photo surfaces of doomed reporter walking into Saudi Consulate

There was no immediate comment on the report from the Saudi authorities. Officials in Turkey believe he was murdered inside the building, while the Saudis cla...


China's Xinjiang region legalizes Muslim internment camps

New clauses adopted by the regional government officially permit the use of " education and training centers " to reform "people influenced by extremism". The n...


Italy and France far-right leaders slam Brussels ‘bunker’

In a letter sent to Italy last week, the European Commission said it is concerned of the country's budget deficit plans for the next three years since they brea...


Fearing for journalist Khashoggi's safety, senators trigger disappearance probe

Turkish officials believe the critic of the Saudi regime was killed in the consulate , and have published images of an alleged "assassination squad" and moveme...


Huge quake rocks Bali forcing locals to flee their homes

A magnitude 6.0 natural disaster struck off the Indonesian islands of Java and Bali on Thursday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. 'The natural disaster h...


Limo company operator has history as Federal Bureau of Investigation informant

Hussain said the accusation was false and politically motivated. Shahed Hussain own Prestige Limousines involved in NY crash. On Monday, Prestige Limousine ...


Britain’s Supreme Court rules bakery didn’t discriminate in ‘gay cake’ case

In a judgement delivered in London , the Supreme Court ruled that the refusal of Ashers bakery in Belfast to make the so-called "gay cake" was not discriminat...


Pope meets top US cardinal in shadow of abuse scandal

The archbishop had issued an open letter to Cardinal Ouellet in late September urging him to tell what he knew about now-Archbishop McCarrick. "(The churc...


Tsunami threat cancelled after 7.0-magnitude quake hits Papua New Guinea

A Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a bulletin. New Zealand's Civil De...


Tropical Storm Michael nears hurricane strength as Florida prepares

Stay with tampabay.com for updates . As of the 11 a.m. advisory Monday, the NHC upgraded Michael to a category 1 hurricane , with winds of 75 miles per ...


Fiery pipeline explosion in B.C. raises possibility of natural gas shortage

As many as 700,000 FortisBC customers could lose their natural gas supply because of the shortage, and gas prices are expected to rise. "Turn down your thermo...


Japan offers to host second US-North Korea summit

Trump said that in terms of timing, the summit "won't be too far away", later telling reporters it would take place after the November 6 midterm elections. "Tha...


Kenya bus crash kills at least 50 en route to Kisumu

Children are believed to be among the dead. Residents look at the wreckage of a bus that crashed, near Fort Ternan along the Londiani-Muhoroni road in Kericho...


Floods kill at least nine on the Spanish island of Mallorca

The deputy mayor of the town, Antonia Bauza, confirmed to Cadena SER radio that two of the victims were British, while two others killed in the town were locals...


Read David Davis' letter on Brexit to all Tory MPs

Sinn Fein MLA Mairtin O Muilleoir said the comments signalled a "bizarre new low" for the DUP over Brexit , adding: "Never mind the catastrophic impact on our ...


Green Mamba slithers further down the global rankings

Holders of the new top passport in the rankings, Japan , can now travel to 190 countries and territories without making any prior visa arrangements. Japan an...


Tropical Storm Michael Moves Near Western Cuba

Officials are bracing for Tropical Storm Michael to strengthen into a hurricane before making landfall on the Florida Panhandle by mid-week. Computer mode...


The scariest parts of the new climate change report

If not, the researchers say, the threat to people, ecosystems and sustainable development will rise to irreversible levels. "This is one of the most impor...


"Hope Fades": Journalist Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancee Asks For Trump's Help

Istanbul prosecutors are investigating the incident, while the consulate said on Twitter that it was working in coordination with Turkish authorities. Republ...


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