Israel pounds Gaza in 'retaliation' as 3 Palestinians killed, 370

Israeli forces killed three Palestinians including a child at a border protest in Gaza on Friday, Palestinian officials said. In response controlling the coastal enclave Hamas has said it is ready to attract an even greater number of protesters t... More..

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Irving Oil confirms 'major incident' at Saint John oil refinery
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Irving Oil confirms 'major incident' at Saint John oil refinery

Irving said early Monday afternoon that all employees and contractors at the refinery were accounted for. According to the Irving website, the refinery produces more than 320,000 barrels of "finished energy...More..

Islamabad to start talks with International Monetary Fund for bailout loan
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Islamabad to start talks with International Monetary Fund for bailout loan

The dominant USA economy has been shielded from the ill effects so far due to the stimulus provided through tax cuts and spending policies, but that will wear off by 2020. "The prime minister, after consulting ...More..

Second suspect in poisoning of ex-Russian spy named
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Second suspect in poisoning of ex-Russian spy named

The British open-source website said it had identified the suspect using testimonies from people the suspect knew and a scanned copy of his passport. In late September, Bellingcat reported that "Boshirov" i...More..

5000 feared missing as search for Indonesia quake victims continues
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

5000 feared missing as search for Indonesia quake victims continues

Hundreds of bodies are believed buried in deep mud in these areas, but officials have said it is not safe for heavy equipment to operate there and also they fear the risk of the spread of disease from decompose...More..

Is a diplomatic row awaiting Turkey-Saudi ties?
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Is a diplomatic row awaiting Turkey-Saudi ties?

The journalist was known for his vocal criticism of Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman's foreign policy decisions towards Qatar, Canada, the war in Yemen, as well as his crackdown against dissenting voices i...More..

Stark warning says we have a decade to avoid catastrophic climate change
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Stark warning says we have a decade to avoid catastrophic climate change

According to Greenpeace India, with an ambitious target of 175 GW of renewable energy by 2022, India can indeed help in keeping global temperature rise below 1.5 degree celsius, but at the same time India...More..

Susan Rice considering 2020 challenge to Collins in Maine
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Susan Rice considering 2020 challenge to Collins in Maine

Collins told Bash that while she found Ford's testimony "heart-wrenching", the fact that both Ford and Kavanaugh said they were "100 percent certain" of their statements meant that she had to look to the F...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Explosion, fire at Canada’s largest oil refinery

It wrote: " We can confirm that a major incident has occurred at our Saint John refinery this morning ". The source said he believed the explosion was within the section of the plant that houses the hydrogen ...More..

Governor: Limo that crashed, killing 20, shouldn't have been on the road
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Governor: Limo that crashed, killing 20, shouldn't have been on the road

Erin and Shane McGowan , also newlyweds, died in the crash. The limo that killed 20 people in a crash in upstate ny was unsafe and should never have been on the road, Governor Andrew Cuomo said . Police sa...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Scientists warn of imminent climate catastrophe without massive changes

The report compares the impacts of warming at 1.5°C against 2°C across the planet - from ecosystems on land and in oceans to the health and well being of people - and finds universal benefits in the lower ...More..

Andrew Buncombe: Kavanaugh's controversy is already a win for Republicans
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Andrew Buncombe: Kavanaugh's controversy is already a win for Republicans

But the supplemental FBI investigation was flawed from the beginning with Republicans limiting who agents could speak to and what evidence they could gather to corroborate the allegations against Kavanaugh,...More..

Pro-Russian party wins parliamentary elections in Latvia
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Pro-Russian party wins parliamentary elections in Latvia

Voters in Latvia, a member of the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, chose Saturday from more than 1,400 candidates and 16 parties to fill the country's 100-seat parliament. Last time around...More..

McConnell calls opposition to Kavanaugh a ‘great political gift’ to Republicans
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

McConnell calls opposition to Kavanaugh a ‘great political gift’ to Republicans

Overwhelmingly, most listeners who called in supported Kavanaugh and applauded swing vote Sen. One woman made a poster showing Sen. Trump appointed Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy in July. Demo...More..

Brett Kavanaugh could have big impact early on Supreme Court
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh could have big impact early on Supreme Court

Kamala Harris turned up in politically important Ohio, where she reminded more than 1,000 of the party faithful at the Ohio Democratic Party's fall fundraising dinner that she walked out of the Kavanaugh proc...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Planet only has until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change

Dr. Michiel Schaeffer, director of science, said: "The IPCC confirms that it is feasible to hold warming to 1.5°, or very close to it, throughout the 21st Century, but that there is no time for complacency". Ca...More..

McConnell now open to Supreme Court nomination in presidential election year
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

McConnell now open to Supreme Court nomination in presidential election year

Justice Brett Kavanaugh became the newest associate justice of the Supreme Court when he was sworn in Saturday evening . But there's reason to believe that the Kavanaugh fight has helped Republicans "nati...More..

Columbus Day: Are the markets open?
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Columbus Day: Are the markets open?

As residents of this nation, we all must reconcile with the violent past that is entombed within American history - lest we forget, only to repeat our violent indiscretions. Last year, President Donald Trump ...More..

Brett Kavanaugh participates in swearing-in ceremony at White House
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh participates in swearing-in ceremony at White House

Hirono also said Sunday that her party should focus on the upcoming elections "like a laser beam" despite calls from some progressives to impeach Kavanaugh if Democrats take control of the House of Representati...More..

Brazil's far-right Bolsonaro grows lead with run-off victory in sight
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Brazil's far-right Bolsonaro grows lead with run-off victory in sight

On Friday, Bolsonaro appealed to Brazilians to vote for him in a live Facebook feed from his Rio de Janeiro home, asking them to give him a majority to avoid a second vote. The poll was carried out on Tuesday...More..

Protest staged in Istanbul for missing Saudi journalist
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Protest staged in Istanbul for missing Saudi journalist

Saudi Arabia on Sunday denied reports that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , who went missing earlier this week, was killed at the country's consulate in Istanbul, as reported by several worldwide media....More..

Brazil’s right-wing Bolsonaro narrowly misses first round win in presidential election
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Brazil’s right-wing Bolsonaro narrowly misses first round win in presidential election

But the comparison with the U.S. leader is not entirely accurate: Bolsonaro himself once served in the military as an army captain, is in fact a longstanding member of Brazil's congress, which he joined in 19...More..

Rosenstein to fly with Trump to Florida on Monday, official says
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Rosenstein to fly with Trump to Florida on Monday, official says

The meeting came after The New York Times published a story last month about Rosenstein's alleged plotting in the wake of James Comey's firing from the Federal Bureau of Investigation previous year. Trump po...More..

Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks Lands Job as Communications Director for Fox
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks Lands Job as Communications Director for Fox

She'll now join the company that runs Fox News, a conservative TV station that has been uniquely friendly to Trump among other cable networks. The firm is preparing to sell a big portion of the existing com...More..

First lady talks Trump, Twitter as she tours the pyramids
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

First lady talks Trump, Twitter as she tours the pyramids

The US Senate is expected to confirm conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice. Another key objective of her tour is to promote "education, healthcare, some conservation, and tour...More..

President Trump Calls the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh a 'Hoax'
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

President Trump Calls the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh a 'Hoax'

President Trump said during a press conference on board Air Force One on Saturday that he is "100%" certain that Ford named the wrong person. In the end, there was indeed a two-vote margin, the closest nominati...More..

See pictures from former first daughter Barbara Bush's wedding
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

See pictures from former first daughter Barbara Bush's wedding

In addition to her mother, father and twin sister, Jenna Bush Hager , her grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush was also in attendance. "My heart exploded last night as I watched my dearest sissy ge...More..

Viktoria Marinova killed: Bulgarian journalist's rape and murder was 'a warning'
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Viktoria Marinova killed: Bulgarian journalist's rape and murder was 'a warning'

That appearance was her first time anchoring the show on Ruse-based TV station TVN - a popular channel in northeastern Bulgaria . Cops confirmed her mobile phone, glasses, vehicle keys and some clothes of ...More..

Two Israelis shot dead by Palestinian in West Bank, army says
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Two Israelis shot dead by Palestinian in West Bank, army says

Police initially suspected that the shooting may have been a revenge attack on the man's employers, but army spokesperson Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus later called it a "terrorist attack" adding that other unspec...More..

UN global warming report carries life-or-death warning
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

UN global warming report carries life-or-death warning

This is the crux of the United Nations climate change science panel report that all the countries accepted on Saturday after a contentious and strenuous meeting between scientists and diplomats in Korea. It's...More..