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Incumbent Irish President Higgins Wins Second Term Amid Low Turnout

Incumbent Irish President Higgins Wins Second Term Amid Low Turnout Controversial businessman Peter Casey has denied his apparent vote surge in the presidential election was prompted by his criticism of Travellers. The results of the elections that took place on Friday, Higgins collects about 56% of the votes and wins the election in the first round. Voters reportedly overwhelmingly backed the removal of the so-called blasphemy offence from the Irish const... [Full Article...]

This is when the clocks go back

This is when the clocks go back When did the clocks go back last night? For the time being, though, do do not forget to change all mechanical timepieces overnight - many electronic devices will update themselves automatically. Throughout the winter months, the clocks were kept one hour forward of GMT to increase productivity. In 1998, the duration of BST was changed to bring it into line with the rest of the European commun... [Full Article...]

Trump renews attacks on media as ‘the true Enemy of the People’

Trump renews attacks on media as ‘the true Enemy of the People’ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemned the mass shooting , which took place during a baby-naming ceremony at the Tree of Life synagogue in the city's Squirrel Hill neighbourhood, as a "horrific anti-Semitic attack". The bio on his account - which has now been suspended - said: "Jews are the children of Satan". In another post, he wrote: "For the record, I did not vote for him [Trump] nor... [Full Article...]

Trump Says Pittsburgh Synagogue Should’ve Had Armed Guards

Trump Says Pittsburgh Synagogue Should’ve Had Armed Guards A gunman opened fire on Saturday morning at a Pittsburgh synagogue during prayer services, killing at least 11 people and injuring at least 6 others, according to city officials. 27, 2018. A gunman who's believed to have spewed anti-Semitic slurs and rhetoric on social media barged into a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday and opened fire, killing 11 people in one of the deadliest attacks on... [Full Article...]

Suspicious package mailed to CNN's Atlanta headquarters

Suspicious package mailed to CNN's Atlanta headquarters The suspect of last week's string of suspicious mailings is now behind bars, but CNN is still getting mysterious packages. One of those bombs was mailed to CNN offices in NY. Several of the packages were routed through the U.S. Postal Service's Royal Palm Mail Processing Center in Opa-Locka, Fla. - a center that routes mail and packages sent from Miami-Dade County, where Sayoc was living at th... [Full Article...]

Student shoots fellow student at NC high school

Student shoots fellow student at NC high school CMS Superintendent Dr. Clayton M. Wilcox said the student who was shot is now in surgery. Anxious parents and carers rushed to the school after news of the shooting broke, with parents initially told they could come to pick up their kids from 8:50am EDT. [Full Article...]

Sisters found dead on banks of the Hudson River were Saudi nationals

Sisters found dead on banks of the Hudson River were Saudi nationals A cause of death has not yet been determined. The bodies have been identified as two missing sisters. Her mother had in fact reported her younger daughter Tala as missing two months ago according to Arab News . The two bodies were found on Wednesday at around 3:00pm by a passer-by who informed the police. Emergency medical personnel pronounced them dead at the scene. [Full Article...]

Merkel will step down as chancellor in 2021

Merkel will step down as chancellor in 2021 Mrs Merkel is not standing down as chancellor - on the contrary, the move is an attempt to extend her time in power by quieting the growing rebellion within her party. She will not run for reelection after that, she added. Her major policy shifts have reflected the wishes of a changing society - among them phasing out nuclear power after the 2011 Fukushima disaster - and shifted her CDU firmly t... [Full Article...]

Suspected mail bomber faces five charges in Miami court

Suspected mail bomber faces five charges in Miami court Friday night, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents questioned a person at a Broward County residence with a potential connection to Sayoc, but nothing came of the interview, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the probe. The newspaper appears to suggest, without saying outright, that Trump's criticism of his opponents fueled Sayoc's mail-bombing spree. The company is working with ... [Full Article...]

'Horrendous anti-Semitic brutality': Israel decries synagogue massacre, sends official to Pittsburgh

'Horrendous anti-Semitic brutality': Israel decries synagogue massacre, sends official to Pittsburgh The murder charges are all punishable by death. He was in fair condition in hospital on Saturday night. Squirrel Hill, the close-knit neighbourhood and heart of Pittsburgh's Jewish community where the shooting occurred, was in shock. "We should be working to eliminate irrational behaviour and the empowerment of people who would seek to cause this type of carnage from continuing". [Full Article...]

Make in India a global brand, says PM Modi in Japan

Make in India a global brand, says PM Modi in Japan For his part, Abe on Sunday said Prime Minister Modi was one of his most "dependable" friends. In the evening, Abe hosted a banquet for Modi at his cottage in Narusawa, Yamanashi Prefecture. India might discuss the procurement of US-2 amphibious aircraft from Japan . "This data is becoming the tool for service delivery", said the Prime Minister. [Full Article...]

Voting starts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar amid tight security

Voting starts in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar amid tight security Kandahar voting was delayed after an 18 October attack by a turncoat Afghan guard killed the province's powerful provincial police chief, General Abdul Razik. The IEC previously said votes not biometrically verified would be rejected. According to the Independent Election Commission , at least 8.8 million people have been issued voter cards to cast votes for 2,500 candidates seeking seats i... [Full Article...]

Facebook removed more than 80 pages, groups and accounts: know the reason

Facebook removed more than 80 pages, groups and accounts: know the reason He said the operation targeted USA and United Kingdom citizens, and "posted about politically charged topics such as race relations, opposition to the President, and immigration ". Facebook has taken down 82 pages originating from Iran that it says were engaged in inauthentic behavior, reported Engadget . A separate page called "I Need Justice Now" gained over 13 million video views. [Full Article...]

Germany's Angela Merkel 'to abandon key party role'

Germany's Angela Merkel 'to abandon key party role' Hessian Greens leader Tarek al-Wazir predicted his party would also benefit from disappointment over quarrels that have rocked Merkel's coalition in recent months, mostly over the AfD's core issue of immigration. Nahles' comments show the SPD will put more pressure on the conservatives to deliver policy results for the center-left party. That would be the worst result in the region for the Social... [Full Article...]

Khashoggi's murder undermines Mideast stability: Mattis

Khashoggi's murder undermines Mideast stability: Mattis Hours after Erdogan's speech, Khashoggi's fiancée Hatice Cengiz told HaberTurk, a Turkish news channel, about her pain since he disappeared after entering the consulate. Turkey has launched an expansive search for Khashoggi's remains, and their whereabouts are one of the major outstanding questions in the case. He was living in self-imposed exile in Washington, D.C., and had traveled to the... [Full Article...]

All 11 synagogue victims identified

All 11 synagogue victims identified Among those killed were: David Rosenthal , 54; his brother Cecil Rosenthal , 59; Sylvan Simon , 86, and his wife Bernice Simon , 84; Joyce Fienberg , 75; Richard Gottfried , 65; Jerry Rabinowitz , 66; Daniel Stein , 71; Melvin Wax , 88; and Irving Younger , 69. [Full Article...]

Lion Air flight from Jakarta to Sumatra crashes, rescue agency says

Lion Air flight from Jakarta to Sumatra crashes, rescue agency says The Lion Air flight took off for the 50 minute journey to the Banka island across the Natuna Sea off South Sumatra, at 6:20 a.m. He said: "We can not give any comment at this moment". Lion Air told reporters it was still trying to gather all the relevant data and would hold a press conference later on Monday. Further data shows the first sign of something amiss was around two minutes into th... [Full Article...]

Bolsonaro poised to win Brazilian presidency in dramatic swing right

Bolsonaro poised to win Brazilian presidency in dramatic swing right Observers have long flirted with the idea that far-right Brazilian Congressman Jair Bolsonaro , the front-runner in Sunday's presidential runoff, was a "tropical" Donald Trump . While it was not enough to secure the presidency in the first round, polls predicted a problem-free run-off victory for Bolsonaro. Neto said he was troubled by Bolsonaro's comments a week ago that "red" leftists woul... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation 'preparing for war' after Trump said he would withdraw from treaty

Russian Federation 'preparing for war' after Trump said he would withdraw from treaty Several of the countries that abstained argued the issue was more a matter for the U.N. Security Council. Moscow officials have said Washington has committed "flagrant violations" of the treaty and Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the decision to pull out could cause a "dangerous" situation. [Full Article...]

Typhoon causes injuries, damage in Marianas

Typhoon causes injuries, damage in Marianas A 44-year-old woman taking shelter in an abandoned building died when it collapsed in the storm, a post on the governor's office Facebook page said . He said while they have been battered by the storm, they will be ready to rebuild together. Dean Sensui, vice chair for Hawaii on the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council, was in Saipan for a council meeting. [Full Article...]


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