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Kim Jong Un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea

Kim Jong Un Invites Pope Francis to North Korea Kim said the bilateral dialogue would continue to develop "based on the deep confidence between the two leaders", and expressed gratitude to Trump for making a honest effort to implement the agreement made at their June summit, KCNA said. [Full Article...]

Israeli PM's wife goes on trial for fraud

Israeli PM's wife goes on trial for fraud In addition, Sara used state funds to pay waiters to serve the meals on weekends and during private events, according to prosecutors, who said the hand-picked waiters were registered as "extra manpower" or "cleaners" to hide the fact that they were being illegally employed. [Full Article...]

Indonesia natural disaster, tsunami toll reaches 1,649

Indonesia natural disaster, tsunami toll reaches 1,649 Local television reported that rescuers pulled out the bodies of the South Korean and an Indonesian from under the wreckage of the Roa Roa Hotel in the city of Palu, where most of the 1,424 deaths have been. 'There are no survivors here. "They erupted in cheers and gave a thumbs-up sign before we took off". In Karawana village, nurse Iyong Lamatowa can offer little more than antibiotics and pain... [Full Article...]

Zookeeper killed by rare white tiger

Zookeeper killed by rare white tiger He was confirmed dead shortly after being admitted to a local hospital, Kyodo News reported. The attack took place late on Monday at the Hirakawa Zoological Park in the southern city of Kagoshima. In 2017, a British zookeeper was killed by a tiger in its enclosure in a Cambridgeshire zoo while in Russian Federation, a keeper survived a tiger attack in the city of Kaliningrad. [Full Article...]

Three Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli army

Three Palestinians killed in clashes with Israeli army Three Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire during protests along the border fence on Friday, while 376 were wounded, including 126 with bullet wounds, Gaza's health ministry said. The leader of the Hamas movement has told an Israeli newspaper that another war in the Gaza Strip is "definitely not in our interest". Protesters are demanding an end to the blockade and for Palestinian refug... [Full Article...]

'Horrific' limo crash in New York State claims 20 lives

'Horrific' limo crash in New York State claims 20 lives The limousine involved in an accident that killed 20 people in upstate New York on Saturday failed an inspection last month and should not have been in use, New York Gov. Court records show that the Shahed Hussain who owns that motel gained fame in the years after the 11 September 2001, terrorist attacks for infiltrating certain Muslim fundamentalist groups on behalf of the Federal Bureau of... [Full Article...]

No reports of serious injuries after oil refinery explosion shakes Saint John

No reports of serious injuries after oil refinery explosion shakes Saint John A massive refinery blast shook Saint John, N.B., on Monday, sending flames and black smoke into the sky but causing only minor injuries, leaving officials relieved it wasn't far worse. "And my concern is that there's a power imbalance between the power regulator and these large refining companies", said Tucker. He said he heard emergency vehicles heading toward the scene, but didn't say how many... [Full Article...]

Skripal poisoning suspect is Russian doctor who works for military intel

Skripal poisoning suspect is Russian doctor who works for military intel Bellingcat has now identified "Alexander Petrov" to be in fact Dr. Alexander Yevgenyevich Mishkin , a trained military doctor in the employ of the GRU . They were found unconscious on a bench outside the Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury. British police said they would not comment on speculation about the real identities of the two men facing charges, in response to a query about the lates... [Full Article...]

Saudi ambassador to US: All reports on Khashoggi's disappearance, killing false

Saudi ambassador to US: All reports on Khashoggi's disappearance, killing false Khashoggi is a USA resident and a contributor to the Washington Post , but neither the White House nor the state department has issued a significant response. Is Saudi Arabia's crown prince really a reformer? Protesters gathered outside the Saudi consulate Monday demanding to know what had happened to Khashoggi. [Full Article...]

Scott Morrison Isn't Worried Enough About UN Report On Climate Change

Scott Morrison Isn't Worried Enough About UN Report On Climate Change The report was prepared at the request of governments when the global pact to tackle climate change was agreed in Paris almost three years ago. But while they conclude that it is technically possible to achieve the rapid changes required to avoid 2.7 degrees of warming, they concede that it may be politically unlikely . [Full Article...]

The $3 Million Crowdfunding Effort To Unseat Sen. Collins In 2020

The $3 Million Crowdfunding Effort To Unseat Sen. Collins In 2020 News of Collins's key vote was a strong blow to opponents of the controversial Kavanaugh , including sexual assault victims and their allies who view his impending nomination as a referendum on the #MeToo movement and its limits. Collins and her staff have said the aggressive tactics to sway her vote are a wasted effort. "I was glad that he apologized to Amy Klobuchar in particular, " she said... [Full Article...]

IPCC 1.5℃ report: here's what the climate science says

Despite calls from Abbott and others for him to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , Morrison told the radio station 2GB on Monday that was unnecessary as it did not oblige the country to follow recommendations, such as Monday's report on a temperature rise of 1.5C. [Full Article...]

Limousine crash at popular tourist spot kills 20 in NY

Limousine crash at popular tourist spot kills 20 in NY Months later, the NTSB committed to investigating crashes involving stretch limos on a "case-by-case" basis. Court records show that the Shahed Hussain who owns that motel gained fame in the years after the September 11 attacks for infiltrating Muslim groups for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. [Full Article...]

1.5° climate warming impacts 'far greater than previously thought'

1.5° climate warming impacts 'far greater than previously thought' In the 728-page document, the United Nations organization detailed how Earth's weather, health and ecosystems would be in better shape if the world's leaders could somehow limit future human-caused warming to just a half degree Celsius from now, instead of the globally agreed-upon goal of one degree. [Full Article...]

'November Is Coming': Hundreds Rally Against Kavanaugh at US Capitol

'November Is Coming': Hundreds Rally Against Kavanaugh at US Capitol His ascent to the Supreme Court was thrown into doubt last week after university research psychologist Christine Blasey Ford testified that he had sexually assaulted her at a Washington area gathering in the early 1980s. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, took to the Senate floor before the vote and opposed Kavanaugh's nomination. Saturday's vote for Kavanaugh was 50-48. [Full Article...]

Pro-Russia party wins Latvian vote; populists surge

Pro-Russia party wins Latvian vote; populists surge Polls suggest the Greens and Farmers Union, which now holds the posts of both president and prime minister, will win no more than 15 seats in the 100-seat parliament. Since 2016, Kucinskis has led a three-party governing coalition with the national-conservative National Alliance and the liberal Unity parties. Before the election, some Latvians feared a strong result for Harmony and KPV could lea... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh clears crucial Senate hurdle

Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh clears crucial Senate hurdle Republicans need every vote they can get, so the Manchin yes to advance to a vote has some Democrats and Republicans on high alert, especially as a result of the Murkowski defection from how her fellow Republicans went. To this day, many Americans believe it was Palin that said "I can see Russian Federation from my house" when in fact the line was delivered by Tina Fey. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court after divisive fight

Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court after divisive fight But clearly the pair do not speak for the 55% of women who told pollsters that they were opposed to Kavanaugh's confirmation, or the 52% who said they believed Dr. Most voters say that this was a mistake. He asserted that "we simply followed the tradition of America". But when asked again Sunday about it, he sought to clarify that a Senate case in 1880 suggested inaction on a nominee only w... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says allegations against Brett Kavanaugh were a 'hoax'

Donald Trump says allegations against Brett Kavanaugh were a 'hoax' He denied all the allegations . "She herself said she spoke to so many survivors from her state and elsewhere", Hirono said. Of the approximately 3 million controversies that have dominated the news since President Trump was elected, the Supreme Court fight to get Justice Brett M. [Full Article...]

How are you fighting climate change?

The United States already leads the world in reducing carbon-dioxide emissions. And that would have the side benefit of avoiding more than 100 million premature deaths through this century, the report said. There's just one problem: We still have to invent and conventionalize some of these tools before we can actually put them into use, Joyce reports. The world needs to make decisions now ... [Full Article...]


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