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Updates on Hurricane Rosa Path to Arizona; Latest on Leslie and Sergio

Updates on Hurricane Rosa Path to Arizona; Latest on Leslie and Sergio The storm was moving north at 12 miles per hour and had maximum sustained winds of 105 miles per hour. A tropical storm warning is in effect for West coast of the Baja California peninsula from Punta Abreojos to Cabo San Quintin. A batch of heavy rain across the Northeast is moving out by midday, and we're looking forward to a nice weekend for much of the region. Kirk had maximum sustained win... [Full Article...]

Merkel clashes with Erdogan in row over press freedom

Merkel clashes with Erdogan in row over press freedom Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Turkish president, was greeted with protests and controversy in Germany on Friday as a state visit that was supposed to fix relations between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies appeared only to highlight their stark divisions. [Full Article...]

British ministers' phone numbers and personal details leaked in app flaw

British ministers' phone numbers and personal details leaked in app flaw Former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson questioned whether Prime Minister Theresa May believes in Brexit and called her Chequers plan 'deranged, ' the Sunday Times reported, citing an interview . One Brexiteer MP who wants a new leader told Agence France-Presse the crunch time would come when the House of Commons votes on the final Brexit deal, possibly in November or December. [Full Article...]

Hunt: Was Skripal poisoning smart?

Hunt: Was Skripal poisoning smart? Locals in Chepiga's home village, Berezovka, 640 kilometers east of Moscow in the Amur region, interviewed by the Russian newspaper Kommersant , confirm the identification and say they knew it was him even before the Bellingcat investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump hedges on Kavanaugh as 3rd accuser comes forward

Trump hedges on Kavanaugh as 3rd accuser comes forward Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , will give her account of an alleged incident in which she said Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party when both of them were in high school. Then Ford will be sworn in as a witness and deliver her opening statement. Since Ford's accusations, at least two other women have come forward with similar accusations. [Full Article...]

Judge Rules Congressional Democrats Have The Standing To Sue Trump

Judge Rules Congressional Democrats Have The Standing To Sue Trump Trump has businesses around the world, including a hotel in Washington where foreign dignitaries often stay on official visits to the White House. Trump is already facing a separate emoluments suit filed by the attorneys general of Washington, D.C. [Full Article...]

Syria demands US, French and Turkish forces withdraw immediately

Syria demands US, French and Turkish forces withdraw immediately But he stressed that it would not accept conditional assistance or help from countries that sponsored the insurgency. "In one way or another [the global community] all realise that Assad has emerged as the victor, but the future is not guaranteed for any party in Syria ", he said . [Full Article...]

7.5 magnitude natural disaster rattles Indonesia and triggers tsunami in Palu, Donggala

7.5 magnitude natural disaster rattles Indonesia and triggers tsunami in Palu, Donggala An image released by the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) shows a collapsed shopping mall after a 7.7 magnitude quake that struck Donggala, Central Sulawesi on Friday. "The situation is chaotic, people are running on the streets and buildings collapsed", Dwikorita Karnawati, head of BMKG, Indonesia's meteorology and geophysics agency, told the BBC . [Full Article...]

White House Won’t Allow FBI Probe of Julie Swetnick’s Accusations Against Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh has angrily denied the allegation. "If you don't have a vote for 10-15 days, for some people that I've talked to, there's less fear about what this FBI investigation might show and more fear about dragging this out", he said. In her testimony Ford said she remembered that Keyser, a longtime friend, was present at the party, but that it is not surprising Keyser would not recall the pa... [Full Article...]

Teenager Attacked by Shark Off Encinitas On Saturday Morning

Teenager Attacked by Shark Off Encinitas On Saturday Morning A teenager was seriously injured in a shark attack off a beach in southern California on Saturday. He said he heard the boy screaming and then realized he had been bitten. "I got bit!'" Hammel said. Although beaches in the area have been closed for the next 48 hours, Giles added that there has been no other shark sightings or activity reported in the area. [Full Article...]

President Trump Plans to 'Let the Senate' Handle Kavanaugh Process

President Trump Plans to 'Let the Senate' Handle Kavanaugh Process A committee spokesman on Saturday declined to elaborate beyond the statement . And White House spokesperson Raj Shah, who's led the communications effort surrounding Kavanaugh's nomination, told NBC News that "the scope and duration has been set by the Senate". [Full Article...]

DPRK Says Will Not Denuclearize Before More Trust in US

DPRK Says Will Not Denuclearize Before More Trust in US Ri noted that North Korea had taken "significant good-will measures such as stopping nuclear and ICBM tests, dismantling the nuclear test site in a transparent manner and affirming not to transfer nuclear weapons and nuclear technology under any circumstances". [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation contacts Deborah Ramirez, second woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Leland Ingham Keyser, a friend of Christine Blasey Ford , said in a letter via her attorney that she is not refuting the sexual assault allegation but still has no recollection of the party and does not know Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . [Full Article...]

Japan: Typhoon Trami heads to mainland after battering Okinawa

Japan: Typhoon Trami heads to mainland after battering Okinawa If the forecast holds, it will be the latest in a series of extreme natural events to strike Japan. Over Sept. 30 to October 1, the typhoon is expected to hit the Amami Islands, southern Kyushu, Shikoku and the Kinki regions in southwestern and western Japan with strong winds of up to 45 m/s (162 kph), with maximum gusts hitting 60 m/s (216 kph). [Full Article...]

TROPICS: Tropical Storm Kirk enters the Caribbean

TROPICS: Tropical Storm Kirk enters the Caribbean The NHC has advised that reports from an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft indicate that maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 45 miles per hour (75 km/h) with higher gusts. NEMO has given the all clear for St. Lucia, there is no longer a Tropical Storm Warning in effect. Meteorologists said that up to 10 inches (25 centimetres) of rain fell in some parts of Martinique, Domini... [Full Article...]

North Korea says sanctions deepening mistrust against US

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho told the United Nations on Saturday that continued sanctions on Pyongyang were deepening its mistrust in the United States. "The recent dramatic improvement of the North-South relations and the atmosphere of cooperation clearly show how decisive the role of trust building can be", he said. [Full Article...]

U.S. senator confronted in lift over support for Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

U.S. senator confronted in lift over support for Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh Kavanaugh received his undergraduate and law degrees from Yale . Words written by Brett Kavanaugh in his 1983 Georgetown Prep yearbook have been in the spotlight over the past few days after a New York Times article highlighted some Kavanaugh references. [Full Article...]

Turkey's Erdogan says court, not politicians, to decide pastor's fate

Turkey's Erdogan says court, not politicians, to decide pastor's fate Dodon said on his Facebook page Tuesday that Erdogan's visit will consolidate bilateral relations "in areas of common interest". The Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Turkey met and discussed the most important bilateral, regional and global issues. [Full Article...]

Mark Judge's attorney: Yes, he'll answer Federal Bureau of Investigation questions

Mark Judge's attorney: Yes, he'll answer Federal Bureau of Investigation questions The letter comes at the same time the committee has requested a supplemental Federal Bureau of Investigation background check into Christine Blasey Ford's allegations that Kavanaugh assaulted her in 1982. Both have emphatically denied the allegation under penalty of a felony. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., argued about bringing Judge, who Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford said was in the room when Ka... [Full Article...]

Indonesia tsunami sensors missed huge waves, says official

Indonesia tsunami sensors missed huge waves, says official The fate of several hundred people involved in a beach festival is also unknown after the area was struck by the tsunami . Thousands of buildings collapsed and evacuations were still underway Saturday in Palu City in the Donggala region of Sulawesi, Indonesia's Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) said. [Full Article...]


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