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Trump, Calling Mattis a Democrat, Opens the Door to His Departure

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How did he come off in the language of visual performance? Will the cable news networks respond to Trump's reaction? Trump shouted her down, predictably unmoved by Stahl's evident passion about a story imbued with dread. It also reflects a White House headed by a president who is increasingly frustrated with his team, and more willing to follow his own counsel in matters of domestic and foreign policy. Read More »

Remnants of Hurricane Michael heading toward Europe

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Winds sent trees crashing onto cars and sidewalks in the Portuguese capital and in the northern city of Porto. Some flights were also canceled or delayed. It is rare for an Atlantic hurricane to reach the Iberian peninsula, with only five such events recorded. In October 2017, strong winds from Hurricane Ophelia, which traveled north off the coast of Portugal and western Spain , fed forest fires that killed around 40 people during a heatwave. Read More »

'It's OK to be white' bill defeated in Australian Senate

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They included Kenyan-born MP Lucy Gichuhi along with Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion, Communications Minister Mitch Fifield, Nationals deputy leader Bridget McKenzie and moderate Trade Minister Simon Birmingham. "As leader of the government in the Senate, I take responsibility for that error and I'm sorry that that happened", Cormann said. Had it been raised directly with me those issues would have been identified'. Read More »

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels' defamation case against Trump

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Daniels has argued the agreement should be invalidated because Trump's then-personal lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen , signed it, but Trump did not. A U.S. "The First Amendment protects this type of rhetorical statement". "Trump's contrary claims are as deceptive as his claims about the inauguration attendance", Avenatti tweeted following news of the ruling. Read More »

President Trump says Putin is 'probably' involved in assassinations and poisonings

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If you look at their economy, the Chinese economy is not doing well. China's ambassador to the USA said Beijing has no choice but to respond to what he described as a trade war started by the U.S. China accused the United States on Sunday of going on the offensive by sending U.S. Navy vessels into the South China Sea and described U.S. arms sales to Taiwan as interference in Chinese internal affairs. Read More »

People Are Missing From Florida Town Hit By Hurricane Michael

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There was just one confirmed death so far in Mexico Beach , the town of about 1,000 people that was almost wiped off the map in a direct hit from the hurricane and its 155 miles per hour (250 kph) winds. U.S. President Donald Trump surveyed the damage from Hurricane Michael and met with survivors on Monday, saying food and housing were the top priorities for those hit in Florida's storm-ravaged Panhandle. Read More »

Video shows moment woman claims 9-year-old sexually assaulted her

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Now she is claiming she may have been mistaken. At one point during the altercation, Klein told the boy's mother that she was a cop. Following the trend of giving these instigators a derisive nickname like BBQ Becky and Permit Patty , a NY woman who accused a Black 9-year-old of touching her butt is being dubbed "Cornerstore Caroline". Read More »

John Oliver Verbally Batters WWE Over Saudi Arabia Deal

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The WWE "Crown Jewel" event in Saudi Arabia scheduled next month has come under fire in light of recent headlines regarding Saudi Arabia's leaders being accused of being behind the disappearance and feared murder of a USA based journalist critical of Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Saudi king, Erdogan discuss probe into Khashoggi's disappearance

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Actor Gerard Butler says he will not promote his new film in Saudi Arabia, saying it would be "incredibly insensitive" to do so in light of Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance. The foreign ministers of Germany, France and the United Kingdom, also on Sunday, demanded that Saudi Arabia allow a complete and full investigation. The crown prince, also known as MBS, has aggressively pitched the kingdom as a destination for foreign investment. Read More »

#MeToo claims rejected by Indian minister, former editor

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India's junior external affairs minister filed a criminal case for defamation in court on Monday against a woman who has accused him of sexual harassment , his attorney said. The string of allegations began with a tweet from journalist Priya Ramani on October 8 in which she said Akbar was the man who had harassed her as mentioned in her article for Vogue India a year ago. Read More »

Photos From Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s Wedding

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The newlyweds walk through Royal Lodge, below, ahead of a private evening dinner following their wedding. We officially can not get enough of all these Royal Weddings - and now Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank have released their stunning official photos! Another image, a black-and-white photograph, shows Eugenie and Jack sharing a kiss in the Scottish State Coach following the carriage procession after their wedding on Friday. Read More »

Theresa May says Brexit deal still 'achievable' despite differences

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The unscheduled talks in Brussels came amid speculation officials working on the negotiations had reached a deal. "Despite intense efforts, some key issues are still open, including the backstop for ( Ireland /Northern Ireland) to avoid a hard border ", Barnier tweeted after his meeting in Brussels with Raab ended days of bargaining between Barnier's deputy Sabine Weyand and May's Brexit lieutenant Oliver Robbins. Read More »

Cologne: Hostage Taken, Shots Fired at German Railway Station

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Several heavily armed officers from a special response unit were seen immediately afterwards running across the Breslauer Platz square, on the opposite side of the tracks from the city's famous twin-spired cathedral. Police forces stand at the Cologne, western Germany, main station Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, after they have closed parts of the station because of a hostage situation. Read More »

Warren To Trump: Time To Pay Up

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Bustamante. She planned an elaborate rollout Monday of the results as she aimed for widespread attention. More than half of all Native women have experienced sexual violence, and the majority of violent crimes against Native Americans are perpetrated by non-Natives. Read More »

Missing Saudi journalist :Turkey identifies 8 suspects

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Trump maintained that the U.S.is being "very tough" as it looks into the case of Jamal Khashoggi , a critic of the Saudi leadership and a contributor to The Washington Post who has been missing since October 2. A video caption says seven other men checked in at another nearby hotel at different times . A source told the Washington Post that U.S. intelligence "intercepted communications of Saudi officials discussing a plan to capture him". Read More »

British man shot dead by hunter in the French Alps

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A 22-year-old local man, part of a group of 18, was held responsible for shooting Mr Sutton, who was wearing high-visibility biking gear. It was also reported by The Mirror that the victim ran a restaurant in the small ski resort of Les Gets, close to Morzine and has lived in the region for many years now. Read More »

UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding

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The adorable bridesmaid, along with brother and page boy Prince George , has once again stolen the spotlight. The 28-year-old princess looks stunning in a floor-length blush-pink gown by American celebrity designer Zac Posen , while her handsome groom has changed into a tuxedo suit and bow tie. Read More »

Snowstorm kills at least eight climbers on Nepal peak

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A rescue team found their bodies among the wreckage of their camp this morning. At least nine climbers were killed when an avalanche destroyed their base camp on Mount Gurja Himal in Nepal, their expedition organiser said on Saturday. The base camp was found destroyed Friday, but the authorities said the exact timing of the incident can not be confirmed at the moment. They were noted missing Friday when officials couldn't contact them, police said. Read More »

Chinese official attends reception at S. Korean envoy's residence

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The sanctions ban all North Korean ships entering South Korean ports and cut off most inter-Korean exchanges, including tourism, trade and aid. "For the past decades the Russian Federation and [North Korea] have accumulated lots of experience in the course of constructive cooperation in various fields", Yonhap cited Putin as saying. Read More »

Quake kills three people in Indonesia's Java, rattles Bali

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But that highlights what some experts say is the most important lesson: No one in a coastal area should wait for a warning if they feel a big quake. If you need boxes moved or aid carried, just let us know. "I felt it for about 10 seconds". "We were so afraid we ran out of the house", said Raden Jaka, a resident of Silae. Though of limited effectiveness, seismographs, global positioning system devices and tide gauges should be used by government to detect disasters such as earthquakes, ... Read More »

President Trump Signs Bob Goodlatte’s Music Modernization Act Into Law

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The legislation aims to revamp existing laws so musicians and labels are better compensated by streaming platforms. The new law, in part, also ensures that songwriters and artists get royalties on songs recorded before 1972. "They were treated very unfairly". "Let's stop worrying about the future all we have is today", Kanye expressed in his lengthy speech. "They're not going to be treated unfairly anymore". Read More »

Infant Corpses Found Hidden in Detroit Funeral Home

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Police are investigating after authorities found nine badly decomposed bodies inside a box and two inside a casket. "Approximately 2.30pm (Friday) members of LARA received an anonymous letter detailling the existence or the wherabouts of numerous humans remains inside the funeral home", he said. Read More »

Bangladesh breaks into UN Human Rights Council

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India was elected to the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHCR) on Friday, The Times of India reported. The 18 new members were selected from five regional blocs of countries, and their elections were largely predetermined since they were not challenged by other countries. Read More »

Six Palestinians martyred in clashes on Israel border

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The Israeli military said 14,000 Palestinians thronged the border fence areas Friday. Although the fuel was aimed at making the situation better in Gaza- where residents are now only receiving around four hours of electricity per day on average - the Qatar-bought delivery was protested by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, as it was arranged with Hamas rather than his government. Read More »

Malaysian Government's plans to abolish death penalty could save Sydney grandmother's life

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Surendran, an advisor with the Lawyers for Liberty rights group said in a statement . The African Christian Democratic Party has promoted capital punishment as part of its policy. Between 2007 and 2017, 35 individuals faced the gallows. "Once the death penalty is scrapped, Malaysia will have the moral authority to fight for the lives of Malaysians facing death sentences overseas", he added. Read More »

Former Trump campaign aide sought manipulation plan from Israeli intel firm

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Psy-Group worked up at least three proposals under the code name " Project Rome " to help Trump ("Lion") defeat Cruz ("Bear") and Hillary Clinton ("Forest"). In May, it was revealed that Psy-Group, which is staffed by former Israeli intelligence operatives, was under investigation in connection with alleged illegal intervention by the Trump campaign. Read More »

Emergency Teams Meet To Prepare For Storm Callum

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Winds will be strongest overnight and early on Friday, gusting between 110 and 130 km/h (80mph) at coasts. Storm Callum is now swirling off the southwest coast and will deepen rapidly over the course of the next 12 hours, according to Midland weather expert Cathal Nolan. Read More »

Pentagon Grounds F-35 Fleet After Crash

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According to the Pentagon, the decision to temporarily suspend operations for the fleet is the result of initial data that investigators gathered in their probe of last month's crash. The tube being inspected is part of the jets' engine, which is not manufactured by Lockheed Martin. The Pentagon on Thursday ordered a temporary pause in all F-35 fighter jet flights in order to inspect the fleet in the wake of a crash last month in SC. Read More »

Still far off, Michael a growing menace to Florida Panhandle

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Its movement speed was only 8 km/h. It was expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Michael on Sunday, and could become Hurricane Michael on Tuesday night or Wednesday. "This storm has the potential to bring devastating impacts to communities across the Panhandle and Big Bend and every family must be prepared". The storm was about 130 miles southeast of Cozumel, Mexico and moving north-northeast at about 3 mph. Read More »