Stacey Abrams defends burning state flag, Confederate symbol in 92

Abrams previously defended taking out-of-state campaign donations by arguing that Georgia is a "national state". People watching the state of politics closely were curious to see if the so-called " Black wave " of successful African-American politi... More..

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Turkey's Erdogan to speak on Khashoggi case on Tuesday
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan to speak on Khashoggi case on Tuesday

On NBC's "Meet the Press" Durbin said, "The only person on Earth outside of the Saudi kingdom who appears to accept the Saudi "investigation" is President Donald Trump". The official said the whereabouts of Kha...More..

European Union to reject Italy's budget and order a rethink
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

European Union to reject Italy's budget and order a rethink

The EU's executive wants the Italian government to produce a new budget proposal, ratcheting up a dispute with the country. A spokeswoman for the economy ministry in Rome defended the expansionary budget and ...More..

Top Republican senator believes Saudi Prince Salman responsible for Khashoggi's death
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Top Republican senator believes Saudi Prince Salman responsible for Khashoggi's death

Democratic Senator Dick Durbin called in a statement for the expulsion of the Saudi ambassador from the United States - Prince Khalid bin Salman, the crown prince's younger brother - pending completion of a "th...More..

New Titanic will reportedly sail from Dubai in 2022
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

New Titanic will reportedly sail from Dubai in 2022

The replica is nearly identical to the original, with the addition of modern safety features of course., according to Cruise Fever. Blue Star Line has yet to announce an exact date for the Titanic II's maid...More..

Kochi: Bishop Franco case - special prosecutor may be appointed
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Kochi: Bishop Franco case - special prosecutor may be appointed

Father Kuriakose Kattuthara (62) was found dead in his room at St Mary's Church in Hoshiarpur district of Punjab on Monday. His brother Johny Kattuthara said he suspected foul play in the incident and demande...More..

Disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi - timeline
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi - timeline

Now the 59-year-old journalist and contributor to The Washington Post is feared dead, and Turkish authorities believe he was slain inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul , something Saudi officials vehemen...More..

Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman on Supreme Court, Diagnosed With Dementia
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Sandra Day O’Connor, First Woman on Supreme Court, Diagnosed With Dementia

Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor has announced she is withdrawing from public life after being diagnosed with dementia. O'Connor's letter Tuesday was reminiscent of Reagan's 1994 letter announci...More..

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt slams 'appalling brutality' of Khashoggi's death
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt slams 'appalling brutality' of Khashoggi's death

Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan is shedding light on his government's probe into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Erdogan called Khashoggi's death a "ferocious" murder and suggested that Saudi Cr...More..

Man arrested for threatening GOP senators who voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh
by | Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Man arrested for threatening GOP senators who voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh

Fewer than 1 in 10 Democrats, men and women, said they think Kavanaugh was fully candid during his appearance. In a message left for one of the senators on September 27, prosecutors alleged in the complain...More..

Man accused of groping woman on flight invokes Trump’s example
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Man accused of groping woman on flight invokes Trump’s example

Then, she said, about 30 minutes later she was grabbed and groped again, this time "attentively". According to an affidavit obtained by CBS affiliate KHOU , he said the president says its OK to grab women by...More..

World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

World's oldest intact shipwreck found in Black Sea

The 75-foot merchant vessel - thought to have sailed during Ancient Greek and Roman times - was salvaged by British scientists about 50 miles off the coast of Bulgaria, as part of the Black Sea Maritime Archaeo...More..

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish President says Saudi officials planned 'murder' of journalist
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkish President says Saudi officials planned 'murder' of journalist

Erdogan told Turkish lawmakers that various members of a Saudi team of more than a dozen personnel, including a military general, conducted some kind of survey of a forest near Istanbul and also disabled secu...More..

Germany halts arms sales to Saudi Arabia
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Germany halts arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Surveillance video recorded by Turkish law enforcement appears to confirm reports that Saudi agents accused of carrying out the killing of Jamal Khashoggi used a body double as part of an attempted cover-up. ...More..

Duchess Meghan Markle Cradles Her Baby Bump at Fiji State Dinner
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Duchess Meghan Markle Cradles Her Baby Bump at Fiji State Dinner

Meghan stayed away from the games on Sunday, apparently needing to rest, after Harry told her to take it easy. Markle put her own spin on the mid-length, short-sleeved dress by adding a Philip Treacy fascina...More..

Explosive device reportedly found near George Soros' home
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Explosive device reportedly found near George Soros' home

Mr Soros has become a frequent target for criticism by right-wing groups due to his support for liberal causes. A Republican congressman accused him last week of paying migrants to "storm" the U.S. ABC7 Eyewitn...More..

Russian Federation condemns US plan to withdraw from INF treaty
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Russian Federation condemns US plan to withdraw from INF treaty

Speaking to reporters at the White House before leaving for a campaign rally in Nevada, Mr Trump repeated his accusation that Russian Federation is violating the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Tre...More..

US Bible Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

US Bible Museum admits some of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake

The museum's chief curatorial officer, Jeffrey Kloha, said that he had hoped the "testing would render different results". He added: "As an educational institution entrusted with cultural heritage, the museu...More..

May says 95% of Brexit deal agreed with EU
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

May says 95% of Brexit deal agreed with EU

Prime Minister Theresa May urged restive lawmakers to back her in the final stages of Britain's exit from the European Union, saying talks were in their most hard phase even if a deal was close. It is that vari...More..

Israel Bows to International Solidarity Pressure, Postpones Khan al-Ahmar Demolition
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Israel Bows to International Solidarity Pressure, Postpones Khan al-Ahmar Demolition

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman expressed his "resolute opposition" to the delay, while Education Minister Naftali Bennett said his party will "make sure" the demolition happens, despite widespread c...More..

US Navy warships sailed through Taiwan Strait, challenging China
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

US Navy warships sailed through Taiwan Strait, challenging China

Robert Manning, a Pentagon spokesman, told reporters Monday. The voyage risks further heightening tensions with China, but will likely be viewed in self-ruled Taiwan as a sign of support by President Donald...More..

Trump Holds Rally for Ted Cruz in Texas Ahead of Midterm Elections
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Trump Holds Rally for Ted Cruz in Texas Ahead of Midterm Elections

On Monday night, bygones will be bygones as Trump and Cruz appear together onstage at the Toyota Center in Houston . Cruz's race against Democratic Rep. "I think, like a lot of political relationships , they'...More..

China To Open Mega-Bridge And Tunnel: 34 Miles Across The Water
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

China To Open Mega-Bridge And Tunnel: 34 Miles Across The Water

The bridge project has come in for fierce criticism in Hong Kong, where there was little public demand or appetite for greater links to either Macau or Zhuhai, and fears the city will be swamped by tourists fro...More..

Trump Administration Aims to Erase All Rights for Transgender People
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Trump Administration Aims to Erase All Rights for Transgender People

LGBTQ activists from the National Center for Transgender Equality and partner organizations hold signs with the names of transgender people from across the country during a "We Will Not Be Erased" rally in fr...More..

Barron Co. sheriff calls for 2K volunteers for Jayme Closs search
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Barron Co. sheriff calls for 2K volunteers for Jayme Closs search

Officials have been searching for Jayme since October 15 after a mysterious 911 call led deputies to their home in Barron County. There were also military helicopters spotted in the area on Monday, flying low...More..

Conservative DeSantis, Progressive Gillum Showcase Their Differences on National TV
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Conservative DeSantis, Progressive Gillum Showcase Their Differences on National TV

That dynamic was in full display in the segment excerpted above. During Sunday night's debate on CNN , moderator Jake Tapper asked both candidates about their ties to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. A...More..

UK: More than half a million gather in pro-EU march
by | Tuesday, October 23, 2018

UK: More than half a million gather in pro-EU march

The lack of progress means a special European Union summit on Brexit that had been penciled in for next month has been scrapped, though European Union leaders said they would assess the situation later. The t...More..

35 lives, $1.3 billion in timber lost to Michael
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

35 lives, $1.3 billion in timber lost to Michael

A memorial service will be held next month on Vicari's lot, where her home once stood. Putnam called the damage a "catastrophic loss to the forest industry". Officials in four states - Florida, Georgia, North...More..

Trump Calls Caravan 'NATIONAL EMERGENCY,' Notifies Military — CARAVAN CHAOS
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Trump Calls Caravan 'NATIONAL EMERGENCY,' Notifies Military — CARAVAN CHAOS

Trump, who has made immigration a central part of his platform, earlier threatened to halt aid to the region, and potentially close the U.S. border with Mexico with the help of the military if the migrant...More..

Santorum Criticizes Trump's Gianforte Praise: 'This Is Not Helpful, It's Not Good'
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Santorum Criticizes Trump's Gianforte Praise: 'This Is Not Helpful, It's Not Good'

The Guardian reporter who was physically assaulted by Rep. Greg Gianforte previous year has pushed back on President Donald Trump's claim the congressman is a "tough cookie". In late October 2018, as the...More..