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World News US, Kim ‘take new step forward’ in fresh meeting
Author: 0 US, Kim ‘take new step forward’ in fresh meeting

Since the denuclearisation effort got underway with a secret visit to the North by then-CIA chief Pompeo in April, there has been only limited progress, even since the 12 June Trump-Kim summit that many had hoped would jump-start the effort.

World News Wife of Israeli prime minister Netanyahu goes on trial for fraud
Author: 0 Wife of Israeli prime minister Netanyahu goes on trial for fraud

She has denied any wrongdoing. Ms Netanyahu was not asked to enter a plea. If convicted, Netanyahu could face up to five years in prison. Sara Netanyahu, 59 years old, is charged with fraud and breach of trust. Netanyahu is also suspected of similar offenses in "Case 2000", in which the police claim that the owner of "Yedioth Ahronoth" newspaper, Arnon Mozes, promised him positive coverage in return for restrictions imposed on the "Israel Hayom" rival newspaper.

World News Worldwide aid rolls into quake-tsunami struck Indonesia
Author: 0 Worldwide aid rolls into quake-tsunami struck Indonesia

No one knows how many people were dragged to their deaths when the quake triggered soil liquefaction, a phenomenon that turns the ground into a roiling quagmire. But the way is now open and aid is trickling in to the area that rescue workers feared had been obliterated. National police Brig. Gen. Dedi Prasetyo said Thursday security will be increased to ensure law and order in Palu, the largest city in the disaster zone.

World News Three Palestinians killed in Gaza protest
Author: 0 Three Palestinians killed in Gaza protest

The two fishermen were apprehended while fishing two nautical miles from the shore of al-Sudaniyya district in the northern Gaza Strip, the local Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) said. Responding to calls by Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, thousands of Palestinians thronged five areas along the fence, burning tires, throwing rocks and chanting slogans against a stifling Israeli-Egyptian blockade on the territory.

World News Black Man Wins Nobel Peace Prize After Trump Said He Deserved It
Author: 0 Black Man Wins Nobel Peace Prize After Trump Said He Deserved It

Opened in 1999, the clinic treats thousands of women each year, many of them requiring surgery from sexual violence. She was awarded the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize by the Council of Europe in 2016, and called for an worldwide court to judge crimes committed by IS in her acceptance speech in Strasbourg.

World News Khashoggi's disappearance: Astonishment at false stories
Author: 0 Khashoggi's disappearance: Astonishment at false stories

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , left, chats with Hungarian President Janos Ader as he steps out on the terrace of the presidential Alexander Palace in Budapest, Hungary, Oct. support. "The worrying trend that we see is a crackdown on critical and independent journalism in Saudi and about Saudi", Robert Mahoney, Deputy Executive Director of CPJ, told CBS News' Pamela Falk .

World News UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning
Author: 0 UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning

A morbid United Nations' report on climate change has given policymakers an inside look into what could be a catastrophic climate crisis by as soon as 2040. 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 .

World News Susan Collins slams anti-Kavanaugh activists for 'trying to buy votes'
Author: 0 Susan Collins slams anti-Kavanaugh activists for 'trying to buy votes'

The Senate narrowly voted Friday to limit debate on Kavanaugh's nomination, advancing it to Saturday's final confirmation vote. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska defined her vote around. In reply to Dickerson's question why the fact that Fold told her husband and her therapist about the assault long ago did not amount to corroboration, Collins cited Ford's failure to avail herself of the opportunity to have further interviews with bipartisan staff investigators of the Judiciary Committee.

Author: 0 Avoiding climate chaos means 'unprecedented' change

Next year the IPCC will release the Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate, and Climate Change and Land, which looks at how climate change affects land use. The report does not discuss the idea of reversing global warming. Temperatures have already risen an average 1C since the mid-1800s as industrialisation fuels the growth of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2), the main greenhouse gas blamed for climate change.

World News Limousine crash: Vehicle 'failed inspection' and driver 'did not have proper licence'
Author: 0 Limousine crash: Vehicle 'failed inspection' and driver 'did not have proper licence'

Everyone inside the limousine, including the driver, died in the crash, and all those killed Saturday were adults, police added. The limousine passengers were celebrating the 30th birthday of the youngest sister, relatives said. Relatives said the group was headed to a birthday party. The state moved to shut down the owner, Prestige Limousine, as state and federal authorities investigated the cause of Saturday's wreck in Schoharie.

World News Trump says Kavanaugh will do 'great, great' job on Supreme Court
Author: 0 Trump says Kavanaugh will do 'great, great' job on Supreme Court

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) was the lone Republican who came out in opposition of Kavanaugh, but she voted "present" in the final vote, a nod to her colleague Sen. But the GOP has the votes to successfully confirm Kavanaugh. Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice Saturday night after the bitterly polarized U.S.

World News Russian-minority party 'wins' Latvia election
Author: 0 Russian-minority party 'wins' Latvia election

Before the election, some Latvians feared a strong result for Harmony and KPV could lead to them forming a government and bringing the Latvia's foreign policy closer to Putin's Russian Federation. The National Alliance would have thirteen and the Unit, renamed the New Unit, could not cross the eligibility threshold of 5%. New Unity, a center-right party established on the basis of the center-right Unity party, will also be represented in the new parliament as it won 6.7 percent of the ...

World News Swing votes Collins, Manchin say they will vote for Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Swing votes Collins, Manchin say they will vote for Kavanaugh

Meanwhile hundreds of people protested outside the US Capitol against Kavanaugh. Addressing President Donald Trump's promise to appoint Supreme Court justices who would overturn Roe v. 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.

World News Trump hosts Kavanaugh for ceremonial Supreme Court swearing
Author: 0 Trump hosts Kavanaugh for ceremonial Supreme Court swearing

Trump had originally called Ford's testimony credible but later changed his tune and mocked her for forgetting certain details. Kavanaugh was sworn in as a justice on Saturday evening in Washington after an extraordinarily fraught nomination that sparked angry protests , nail-biting votes and a national reckoning about sexual assault allegations and who should be believed after Kavanaugh was accused of sexual misconduct when he was a high school and college student.

World News In Congo oil tanker blazes, numerous victims
Author: 0 In Congo oil tanker blazes, numerous victims

Overloaded trucks carrying goods as well as oil tankers regularly ply this highway. The interim governor of Kongo-Central province tells The Associated Press that officials are making preparations to identify the charred bodies and bury them.

Author: 0 United Nations warns world must take "unprecedented" steps on global warming

He said the government would not change policy "just because somebody might suggest that some sort of report is the way we need to follow and everything that we should do". The report draws on research conducted since nations unveiled the 2015 Paris climate agreement , which seeks to curb greenhouse-gas emissions and limit global temperature increase to between 1.5 and 2 °C.

World News Majority of Americans Say Kavanaugh Shouldn't Be On the Supreme Court
Author: 0 Majority of Americans Say Kavanaugh Shouldn't Be On the Supreme Court

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. The senator told the Associated Press that the local response has been "overwhelmingly positive", claiming , " Many people have thanked me for my vote and have said that they were very pleased that I did the right thing".

World News On Columbus Day, Donald Trump Praises 'Courage, Willpower, and Ambition'
Author: 0 On Columbus Day, Donald Trump Praises 'Courage, Willpower, and Ambition'

Columbus Day has been officially celebrated since 1937 after President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared it a Federal Holiday . The city only had a big enough budget to celebrate Columbus Day or Veterans Day this year , and since most of the workers are vets, officials said they chose to give them the day off in November.

Author: 0 Explosion, fire at Canada’s largest oil refinery

Photos shared on social media showed plumes of black smoke ascending into the sky over the refinery. One Facebook user living nearby reported feeling a "bed-shaking explosion" at around 10:15 a.m. Saint John Police said they are responding to an incident at the refinery and are asking residents to avoid the area altogether. Irving Oil says it is investigating a "major incident" at the refinery, but did not provide details.

World News Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court after divisive fight
Author: 0 Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court after divisive fight

Then an extra Federal Bureau of Investigation probe - which media reports say was drastically curtailed by the White House - also found nothing new and Kavanaugh was finally voted in. He was officially sworn in hours after the Senate narrowly confirmed him Saturday to a lifetime seat on the country's highest court. He denied the allegations, but almost all Senate Democrats voted against his confirmation.

World News Brazil votes amid anger at the ruling class
Author: 0 Brazil votes amid anger at the ruling class

Polls show the current frontrunner is the far-right Jair Bolsonaro, a former army officer who has openly praised Brazil's military dictatorship, which lasted from 1964 to 1985. "In truth, my vote is a protest vote", said Amaral, a 64-year-old retired civil servant in downtown Rio de Janeiro. In an interview with TV Record that is owned by a supporter, evangelical Christian bishop and media mogul Edir Macedo, Bolsonaro slammed his rival for being a "puppet" of jailed former president Luiz ...

World News Turkey believes missing Saudi journalist was murdered at Saudi consulate in Istanbul
Author: 0 Turkey believes missing Saudi journalist was murdered at Saudi consulate in Istanbul

She waited outside for hours and called the police when he did not emerge. "The consulate officials can not save themselves by simply saying 'he has left, '" Erdogan told a news conference in Budapest. A Turkish official said Saudi Arabia's envoy to Ankara had been summoned to the foreign ministry for a second time on Sunday (October 7) and asked for "full coordination" on the matter.

World News Rosenstein, Trump to Travel to Florida on Monday
Author: 0 Rosenstein, Trump to Travel to Florida on Monday

Mr. Trump has meant to meet with Rosenstein for days, after the New York Times reported that Rosenstein had suggested wiretapping the president and invoking the 25th Amendment - claims Rosenstein denied. "It'll be very nice". But Trump postponed the meeting amid an all-consuming confirmation process for Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh. Pressed further about his relationship with Rosenstein, Trump added: "I didn't know Rod before, but I got to know him and I get along very well ...

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