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Quake of magnitude 7 hits Papua New Guinea: USGS

Quake of magnitude 7 hits Papua New Guinea: USGS The major quake's epicenter was 125 kilometers (75 miles) east of the town of Kimbe, according to USGS, which said it struck at a depth of around 40 km. The quake was initially recorded with a magnitude of 7.3 but was downgraded. In March, a magnitude-6.6 quake struck nearby with no casualties or damage reported. [Full Article...]

Did Crown Prince Order Murder of Saudi Journalist?

Did Crown Prince Order Murder of Saudi Journalist? This is an incident that has occurred in our country. The men are said to have then left for the private jet enclosure Istanbul's Ataturk airport. "I am concerned about it". On Wednesday, Corker told reporters that the Senate would "take some action ourselves" over Khashoggi's disappearance. [Full Article...]

FortisBC asks customers across province to reduce gas use after pipeline rupture

FortisBC asks customers across province to reduce gas use after pipeline rupture Mr. Seymour, who spent Tuesday night in a Prince George hotel with his family, said he has been told it is safe for him to return home, but he was unsure after a community meeting with Enbridge about what to do. "I was able to see it very clearly from the hill", he said. "We thought it might have been a train crash or a low-flying jet", he said. He also said people north of the Lheidli T'enneh r... [Full Article...]

‘Gay cake’ row: Supreme Court rules in favour of Christian bakers

‘Gay cake’ row: Supreme Court rules in favour of Christian bakers But, as Lady Hale explained, that was not what happened to Gareth Lee . Controversy first flared when Mr Lee, a member of the LGBT advocacy group QueerSpace, ordered a cake in 2014 featuring Sesame Street puppets Bert and Ernie for a private function marking International Day Against Homophobia. [Full Article...]

Storm Michael could soon form, hit US midweek

Storm Michael could soon form, hit US midweek Western Cuba could see isolated maximum amounts of 12 inches, the center said . Tropical Storm Michael will soon become Hurricane Michael as it moves north toward Florida, the National Hurricane Center said Monday morning. Hurricane conditions are expected within the next 12 hours, according to the NHC. It is forecasted to become a Category 2 hurricane by the time it makes landfall somewh... [Full Article...]

Next summit with Kim 'probably' not in Singapore

Next summit with Kim 'probably' not in Singapore He said Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had very good talks with Kim over the weekend and that three or four locations were being considered. Speaking to reporters at the White House also on Tuesday, Pompeo said that there was "real progress" from his trip, and that the path to denuclearization was now visible. [Full Article...]

Japan's passport best for travel, Taiwan's rallies

Japan's passport best for travel, Taiwan's rallies Japan recently acquired visa-free access to Myanmar, helping it beat passport rival Singapore. France and Germany came in tied third place with South Korea with a score of 188. Russia has fallen to 47th position, despite having received a boost in September when Taiwan announced a visa-waiver for Russian nationals. Thailand ended up at No.68 and China at No.71, with at the bottom Afghanistan an... [Full Article...]

Kenya bus crash kills 50

Kenya bus crash kills 50 The accident took place around 4 am (6.30 am Indian time) on Wednesday, when the bus was going from the capital city Nairobi to Kisumu in the west of the country. Kenyatta said the authorities were investigating the cause of the accident. According to government statistics, around 3,000 Kenyans die every year in road accidents. [Full Article...]

Death toll rises in floods on Spanish island of Mallorca

It is understood at least 10 people have been tragically killed after muddy water engulfed the town of Sant Llorenç des Cardassar when a river burst its banks. At least three towns closed schools and hundreds of people were given shelter in sport facilities. The missing British pair were believed to have been travelling in a taxi when the vehicle was caught in the flood. [Full Article...]

DUP 'will vote against government budget if Brexit red lines breached'

DUP 'will vote against government budget if Brexit red lines breached' She claimed under the European Union position, there could be scores of checks on live animals and food products travelling within the UK. This would be achieved by aligning Northern Ireland with the rules of the single market. But senior DUP sources fear that Downing St may agree to some form of regulatory checks. How to prevent the return of a hard border, which some say could reignite secta... [Full Article...]

Gov. Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency Due To Tropical Storm Michael

Gov. Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency Due To Tropical Storm Michael By 5 p.m. Monday, Michael's top sustained winds were around 80 miles per hour (129 kph) as it headed north at 9 miles per hour (14.5 kph). Though forecasters expect the hurricane to hit the Panhandle, the storm may "affect portions of the Florida Gulf Coast that are especially vulnerable to storm surge, regardless of the storms exact track or intensity". [Full Article...]

Scientists Warn of Disastrous Global Warming in Near Future

Scientists Warn of Disastrous Global Warming in Near Future The report fired up activists even as critics dismissed the deadline as another arbitrary "climate tipping point", as Climate Depot's Marc Morano put it. By largely ignoring such feedbacks, the IPCC report fails to adequately warn leaders about the cluster of six similar climate tipping points that could be crossed between today's temperature and an increase to 1.5 degrees-let alone almost ano... [Full Article...]

The mysterious case of the missing Saudi journalist

His disappearance has sparked global concerns, particularly after Turkish sources said over the weekend that authorities believed he had been killed inside the consulate. Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan asked Saudi Arabia on Monday to prove its assertion that Khashoggi left the consulate. Khashoggi has not been seen since entering the consulate last week. [Full Article...]

Cyril Ramaphosa to announce Nhlanhla Nene's fate today

Cyril Ramaphosa to announce Nhlanhla Nene's fate today But Nene's opponents say he was involved in corrupt deals with the Guptas when he was deputy finance minister and head of the state pension fund. "I deeply regret these lapses and beg your forgiveness". "What does this mean" about Minister Nene. Until the latest revelations, Mr. Nene was widely seen as a hero of the resistance to corruption. There has been mixed reaction to Finance Minister, ... [Full Article...]

Terrifying climate change warning: 12 years until we’re doomed

Terrifying climate change warning: 12 years until we’re doomed Approved by the IPCC in South Korea on Saturday ahead of COP24 in Poland in December, Global Warming of 1.5°C was produced by 91 authors and reviewers from 40 countries. The report says avoid a catastrophe will involve "annual average investment needs in the energy system of around $2.4 trillion" between 2016 and 2035. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Asks Questions in First Day on Bench

Kavanaugh Asks Questions in First Day on Bench Before Kavanaugh's taking of the oath, U.S. President Donald Trump slammed the judge's opponents for a "campaign of personal destruction ". Kavanaugh will also reunite with six of his former clerks on the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia who are now clerking for other justices. [Full Article...]

Nikki Haley resigns as USA ambassador to the United Nations

Nikki Haley resigns as USA ambassador to the United Nations The news blindsided many congressional Republicans involved in foreign policy matters and some key USA allies. And following Trump's controversial response blaming "both sides" for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in August 2017, Haley said she had a "personal conversation" with the president . [Full Article...]

Freshly minted Justice Kavanaugh gets to work at US Supreme Court

Freshly minted Justice Kavanaugh gets to work at US Supreme Court Mr Trump said every notion of fairness and decency had been broken, and berated the "the bad suffering" the judge had been forced to endure, adding that "under historic scrutiny", he had been "proven innocent". Even though he was already sworn in, a swearing-in ceremony for Kavanaugh is set for 7 p.m. on Monday at the White House, prolonging a victory lap for Trump. [Full Article...]

Turkey investigates claims that Saudis killed journalist

Turkey investigates claims that Saudis killed journalist He is an outspoken critic of Saudi Arabia who has dared to defy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom's de facto ruler. Graham, who played golf Sunday with Trump at the president's course in Sterling, Va., said that he had consulted with Senate Foreign Relations Committee members Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) and Benjamin L. [Full Article...]

Trump Team Sought Israeli Firm's Help to Defeat 'Bear'

Trump Team Sought Israeli Firm's Help to Defeat 'Bear' Zamel has been questioned by investigators for the special counsel, according to the reports, and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have traveled to Israel to interview employees about the proposal and have asked Israeli police to seize computers from Psy-Group's Petah Tikva offices. [Full Article...]


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