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After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump to Florida event


Rosenstein has denied the reporting. "It'll be very nice". The Times report, though, fueled speculation over whether Trump would fire Rosenstein, but the president signaled at a press conference on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly last month that his "preference would be to keep him, to let him finish up" the Russian Federation investigation . Read More »

Hope Hicks Joins Fox as Head of Communications


Hicks will be an executive vice-president and chief communications officer for Fox, the new company that will run Fox News , Fox Sports and Fox's broadcast networks. Fox News is President Donald Trump's favourite cable channel. Ms Hicks had worked for the Trump Organization since 2014. The newly spun-off Fox corporation will include Fox News. Read More »

Brazil's far-right Bolsonaro grows lead with run-off victory in sight


The poll found Bolsonaro had 35 percent support, a 3 percentage-point jump since Tuesday. Bolsonaro maintains a solid first-round lead over Haddad, according to polls from Datafolha and Ibope in recent days, but the same surveys show the pair deadlocked or with Haddad having a slight advantage in the case of a runoff vote on October 28, required if nobody wins an outright majority this Sunday. Read More »

60 killed as oil tanker catches fire in DR Congo


The fire quickly spread to nearby homes, Congo's health ministry said in a statement. "There are also about 100 people with second-degree burns", he said. Most of the injured suffered "second-degree burn injuries" and two mobile clinics were transporting the wounded. "No ambulance and no hospital worthy of its name in Kisantu". Read More »

Melania trump caused a scandal in Africa


Touched on MeToo. She said she thinks Kavanaugh is "highly qualified" and "I'm glad Dr. Ford was heard". As reviews of her trip to the African continent continue to be written, Trump shared his own where he said the "people of Africa loved and respected her everywhere she went". Read More »

McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year


Protesters, mostly women, flooded the U.S. Capitol on Saturday ahead of the Senate's confirmation vote . The Senate voted Saturday to confirm Brett M. Markey said while political relationships have "frayed", the personal bonds of the 100 members remain solid. "Republicans are the party of law and order and justice. Read More »

Barbara Bush marries Craig Louis Coyne in private ceremony


Barbara Bush wore a custom ivory silk Vera Wang gown. In an Instagram post, Laura wrote, "It was a wonderful day in ME when Barbara married her love and Craig joined our family". The former First Lady and Bush twins' grandmother died in April at age 92. A pair of earrings from her sister Jenna. Coyne appeared in 2005's hit " Jarhead ", and has since shown up in a string of indie projects, including " Look at Me " and " The Snowtown Murders ". Read More »

Bulgarian police probe killing of Bulgarian TV journalist


She recently reported on an investigation by a group of Bulgarian journalists into companies involved in EU-funded infrastructure projects administered by local authorities. Kuciak had been investigating alleged political corruption at the time. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe , an intergovernmental organization, called for a "thorough investigation" of her rape and murder, noting "a trend of increased attacks against female journalists". Read More »

Paradigm Shift Needed to Avert Chaos — UN Climate Report


Approximately 50% more people will be exposed to water stress, and hundreds of millions more will be plunged into poverty. There would be fewer deaths and illnesses from heat, smog and infectious diseases. The world needs an "unprecedented" response to cap warming at 1.5C and time is running out, according to a landmark report. Appalachian State University environmental scientist Gregg Marland said: "I just don't see the possibility of doing the one and a half". Read More »

Tropical storm watch issued for Manatee as Tropical Storm Michael approaches Florida

After hitting Florida, the storm is forecast to move northeast along the Atlantic Coast and batter the Carolinas, which are still recovering from Hurricane Florence last month. "This storm has the potential to bring devastating impacts to communities across the Panhandle and Big Bend and every family must be prepared". "If this storm hits Panama City, Tampa could still have storm surge", said Scott, who also activated 500 members of the Florida National Guard ahead of the storm. Read More »

Justice Brett Kavanaugh gets to work with all-female law clerk staff

Federal judges can be impeached by a simple majority of the House, but actually removing Justice Kavanaugh from the bench would then require a two-thirds vote of the Senate - an extraordinarily unlikely scenario. Trump said he was "100 percent" certain Kavanaugh was innocent. Throughout the day, Trump also kept his focus on the opposition, saying Kavanaugh had withstood a "horrible, terrible attack" that "nobody should have to go through". Read More »

Two Americans win Nobel Prize for economics

Monday's award of the last of the 2018 Nobels also took place less than a month after the 10th anniversary of the collapse of investment bank Lehman Brothers. That triggered an economic crisis from which the world's financial system is arguably still recovering. The two economists will share the 9 million Swedish kronor ($1.01 million, €860,000) prize. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon: SNP would undoubtedly back second Brexit vote


She said: "The chances of a general election could be used to our advantage because I think we would have a good chance of getting the Tories out of office". "As this conference takes place, there was a huge demonstration yesterday in Edinburgh, talking about up to 100,000 people that marched in support for Scottish independence". Read More »

China Tells the USA to Stop Criticizing Beijing's Policies


Mr Pompeo said "significant progress" had been made towards denuclearisation. Pompeo said he and Kim had gotten "pretty close" to fixing the logistics for the summit but stressed that "sometimes that last inch is hard to close". The U.S. and Japan have pushed for the North to compile and turn over a detailed list of its nuclear sites to be dismantled as a next step in the process. Read More »

Protesters rally against Kavanaugh confirmation in La Jolla, downtown

I mean, who would have thought a thing like that could have happened, what he's been through? Kavanaugh's nomination, one of the most contentious in USA history, had roiled Washington and the US political scene for weeks, with Kavanaugh accused by a woman of sexually assaulting her when both were high school teenagers more than 30 years ago, allegations that in the end did not derail the appointment of the appellate court judge one level up to the high court. Read More »

Brazil’s right-wing Bolsonaro narrowly misses first round win in presidential election


Presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro, of the Social Liberal Party, flashes victory hand signs to supporters after voting at a polling station in Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Sunday, Oct. Now, with 99 percent of the votes counted, Bolsonaro and Fernando Haddad of the Workers' Party will head to runoff elections on October 28. The 55-year-old mayor of São Paulo and former education minister has worked to appeal to working-class Brazilians who remember Lula's government as a boon to social ... Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in to United States supreme court


Mazie Hirono responded to Sen. "It is, I have to admit, a great sense of accomplishment here". The dispute over Kavanaugh has added fuel to campaigning for the midterm elections in November when Democrats will try to take control of Congress from the Republicans . Read More »

Flake ends weeks of wavering, is expected to vote to confirm Kavanaugh


Outside groups are culling an unusually long paper trail from his previous government and political work, with the National Archives and Records Administration expected to release a cache of millions of documents later this month. Democrats dismissed the truncated report as insufficient. Lisa Murkowski turned against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh quietly, uttering a single word: "No". Read More »

Melania Trump’s white hat in Africa lands her in ‘colonial’ controversy


Image copyright Reuters Image caption The US First Lady's decision to wear a pith helmet on safari in Kenya has drawn criticism. Reporters asked her opinion about the judge, and she said he was "highly qualified" to join the court. Ford was heard". "I give my honest opinion and honest advice". Judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on October 6, giving conservatives a 5-4 majority in the highest court in the United States. Read More »

Victory for Trump in Supreme Court battle


Kavanaugh has denied the allegation. Chief Justice John Roberts administered the Constitutional oath, and retired Justice Anthony Kennedy administered the judicial oath, according to a Supreme Court statement, "so that [Kavanaugh] can begin to participate in the work of the court immediately". Read More »

Cases pitting Trump against blue states will test Kavanaugh


Both oaths will be administered so that he can begin to participate in the work of the Court immediately. Anticipating Kavanaugh's confirmation, some groups have explored the impeachment process for removing him from the high court. "I think that this has been an awakening for this country", she said. Kavanaugh fought back against the accusations with a blistering partisan attack at a September 27 Senate hearing on Christine Blasey Ford's allegation that he had sexually assaulted her ... Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh a step closer to Supreme Court post

Kavanaugh has denied the allegations against him. "I do hope that it reminds us that we can take very small steps to be gracious with one another and maybe those small gracious steps can lead to more", she said. Kavanaugh replaces the retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was a swing vote on issues such as abortion, campaign finance and same-sex marriage. Another 101 protesters were arrested Friday, the U.S. Read More »

Melania Trump's scary moment with a baby elephant in Nairobi - Local


Malawi First Lady Getrude Mutharika returned welcomed the US First Lady. Some children learn lessons outdoors, seated shoulder-to-shoulder on loose, red dirt. "I thought I wasn't going to have a chance to see her". He said the Trump administration has an incoherent policy toward Africa, and the USA has been "asleep at the switch" as China has stepped in to fill the foreign development vacuum. Read More »

Kavanaugh Sworn in As Supreme Court Justice


Both parties contend the new contours of the race will energize their supporters in the election's final stretch. The Senate confirmed Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, as Republicans dismissed sexual assault accusations against the conservative judge and delivered a major victory to President Donald Trump . Read More »

Trump wins: Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to Supreme Court


Sen. Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii), who gained national notice during the confirmation fight for urging men to "shut up and step up" in the wake of Ford's allegations, said Democratic voters would be highly motivated to turn out and punish Republicans for the limited Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Kavanaugh following his hearing. Read More »

Melania Trump tells Donald off when she disagrees with his tweets

She refused to comment when asked if she believed Ford's claims. It took Melania Trump's first big solo worldwide trip for her to show a different side of herself - a playful, less serious one. Melania Trump wore slacks and a tie as she stepped off the plane in Cairo, where she proceeded to the presidential palace. Mrs Trump toured several outdoor classrooms at Chipala Primary School in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, the second stop on her four-nation tour of the continent. Read More »

Nigerians react to Atiku's victory as PDP's presidential candidate


He joined the ruling APC and sought the party's ticket in 2014, but lost to Gen Buhari at the primary held in Lagos. "It is with a deep sense of humility that I accept the nomination of our great party, the All Progressives Congress, to be its candidate and flagbearer in the 2019 Presidential election". Read More »

Two fighting sexual violence share the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize


Iraq born Nadia Murad is one of the 3,000 Yazidi victims of rape and abuses by ISIS . Three months later, she escaped through a door that one of her captors left unlocked. After studying medicine in neighbouring Burundi, he returned to work in Lemera hospital before pursuing specialist training in gynaecology in Angers, France. Read More »