Elizabeth Warren angers prominent Native Americans with politically fraught DNA test

18 Oct, 2018

Other Native American writers have similarly objected to the methodology and implicit message behind Warren's announcement. The DNA test, she Tuesday in a "Tucker Carlson Tonight" interview, "did prove that she wasn't the Cherokee Indian that she was claiming to be for so long".


Possible extension to UK's Brexit transition period talked up by Ireland

18 Oct, 2018

His comments come days after reports that Brexit talks have run into a "significant problem" over the issue of the Northern Ireland border. "I am sure that this is the last thing Boris wants". His comments to a House of Lords committee today come after it emerged he warned at Cabinet officials must not try to "fool" ministers on the significance of any deal.


Tensions high as Indian temple opens to women

18 Oct, 2018

Pathnamthitta district police SP said that they will not allow any protests at Nilakkal. However, TDB, which manages over 1,200 temples in the state, including the Lord Ayyappa Temple, said talks with the stakeholders would continue to find a solution.


Trump names DC lawyer new White House counsel

18 Oct, 2018

The Republican Club , by artist Andy Thomas , was in the background as Mr Trump conducted a recent interview with 60 Minutes . The painting could be seen in Sunday night's episode of " 60 Minutes ", which interviewed Trump at the White House .


No Direct Accusations Against Vladimir Putin By Donald Trump

18 Oct, 2018

Cui also dismissed as "groundless" a suggestion by Vice President Mike Pence that China has orchestrated an effort to meddle in US domestic affairs. "Have you seen what's gone on with the polls?" "That's impossible. The Chinese people are as hard-working and intelligent as any people on Earth". US Military Cancels 300 Million USD Financial Aid to Pakistan.


11 bodies of babies found in ceiling of closed Detroit funeral home

16 Oct, 2018

Eight bodies were reportedly found in a cardboard box, while three were found in separate bags inside one small casket. "I really don't know how that could even have happened", the funeral home's most recent manager, Jameca LaJoyce Boone, told the Detroit News on Friday night.


John Oliver ROASTS WWE Over Relationship With Saudi Arabian Government

16 Oct, 2018

If wrestlers with the WWE are indeed expressing "discomfort" with plans to perform in Saudi Arabia next month, as an anonymous-sourced Sports Illustrated article says today, last night's excoriating report by HBO's John Oliver could only have pumped them up even more .


Sen. Elizabeth Warren responds to Trump's "Pocahontas" taunt with DNA test

15 Oct, 2018

Trump in 2020. After that Montana debate, Warren brushed off Trump's taunts as she had multiple times before, whenever he deployed his derisive "Pocahontas" nickname for her. Sarah Smith. "I have a feeling she will say no", the U.S. president added. "Her heritage had no bearing on her hiring", Jay Westbrook of the UT Austin School of Law says in the video .


At least 9 climbers killed after snowstorm

15 Oct, 2018

The body of one of the Nepalese guides was flown to his village. A team of locals, who reached the site after a day-long walk, couldn't retrieve the bodies due to bad weather and hard geographical terrain and had to return, said Sama Prasad Chhantyal, who lost his close relative in the disaster.


Pope Francis Accepts Cardinal Wuerl's Resignation

14 Oct, 2018

In his letter accepting the resignation, Francis said he recognized that, in asking to retire, Wuerl had put the interests and unity of his flock ahead of his own ambitions. It sends the message to abuse victims that the Pope doesn't really care about them. He arrived in Pittsburgh, a possible steppingstone to greater things, in 1988, just as the diocese had removed two priests accused of molesting altar boys.


PH election to United Nations rights committee draws praise, flak

14 Oct, 2018

The US quit the council in June, saying it made a mockery of human rights. The Philippines garnered 165 votes from the 192 cast by UN member states and would serve another three-year term in the council starting next year, according to the country's ambassador to the United Nations and incoming Foreign Secretary Teodoro "Teddy Boy" Locsin Jr.


Recep Tayyip Erdogan expresses concern over Saudi journalist's fate

14 Oct, 2018

Diplomatic sources have now told the BBC that both US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and UK International Trade Secretary Liam Fox might not attend the event, being hosted by the kingdom's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman to promote his reform agenda.


Majority of Americans want Kavanaugh investigated further; Women leading the charge

14 Oct, 2018

Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, declared in a statement of her own on Thursday that, with the essential backing of the Democratic leadership, the Senate has become little more than a "rubber stamp for Trump's takeover of our courts".


Trump vows 'severe punishment' if United States determines Saudi Arabia killed Khashoggi

14 Oct, 2018

Saudi Arabia has said it had nothing to do with Mr Khashoggi's disappearance, without explaining or offering evidence of how the writer left the consulate and disappeared into Istanbul with his fiancee waiting outside. The journalist was last seen on October 2 entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey. "Mr. Mnuchin will make up his mind as the week progresses and as new information surfaces", Kudlow said on United States network ABC's "This Week" show on Sunday.


'Brunson case shows impartiality of Turkish judiciary'

13 Oct, 2018

A Turkish court sentenced Andrew Brunson to 3 years in prison, stating that he had already served time during the trial since his arrest in 2016. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump said he hoped for the swift return to the United States of Brunson.


Pope Francis accepts resignation of USA cardinal

13 Oct, 2018

The sex abuse scandal has been roiling the Catholic Church worldwide. The letter , addressed to Archbishop Vigano but identified as an open letter to the faithful, marked an extraordinary and decisive end to the official Vatican silence about the claims.


International Monetary Fund announces forecasts for economic growth in Azerbaijan

12 Oct, 2018

Released during the annual International Monetary Fund and World Bank meeting in Bali, Indonesia, the World Economic Outlook projects that global growth will remain steady over 2018–19 at last year's rate of 3.7 per cent. He stated, "Nigeria's growth, 1.9 per cent this year; 2.3 next year". For 2019 and 2023, the Fund's expectations are 3.6 and 2 percent, respectively, the updated World Economic Outlook report reads.


Jair Bolsonaro: an anti-establishment figure offering brusque solutions

11 Oct, 2018

A rabble rouser who has reminisced fondly about dictatorship and promised an all-out war on drugs and crime, he just missed outright victory in Sunday's vote and will face former Sao Paulo Mayor Fernando Haddad of the leftist Workers' Party in an October 28 runoff.


Turkey to search Saudi consulate in Istanbul for missing journalist

10 Oct, 2018

He also stressed that Turkish-Saudi relations have historical roots, and hopes that they will not be affected by this issue. Turkish officials have said they believe Khashoggi, 59, a critic of the Saudi leadership and a contributor to The Washington Post's Global Opinions section, was killed by a team of 15 Saudis flown in specifically to carry out the attack.


Hurricane Michael is a storm to watch in Atlantic Canada

10 Oct, 2018

As of 8 a.m. EDT, Michael was moving north-northwest at 12 mph and positioned about 365 miles south of Apalachicola, Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 100 mph. Around 2,000 National Guard members have been put on duty to monitor conditions. Forecasters warned of up to 30cm of rain in western Cuba , triggering flash floods and mudslides in mountain areas, and disaster agencies in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua reported 13 deaths as roofs collapsed and residents were carried away ...


Nikki Haley: Aggressive envoy who shook up United Nations

10 Oct, 2018

At the White House, Haley thanked the president and praised several White House officials , including senior advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump , as well as first lady Melania Trump. "I proudly serve in this administration, and I enthusiastically support most of its decisions and the direction it is taking the country", Haley wrote .


Ex-White House aide Hope Hicks joining Fox

10 Oct, 2018

Trump is an outspoken fan of Fox News, often promoting their programming on his Twitter feed. "Hope and Danny are proven leaders and world-class public affairs professionals". "So happy for my friend", she tweeted . The Hicks news in many ways overshadowed a long-anticipated announcement, also made Monday, about Peter Rice, Dana Walden, and multiple Fox television executives moving to Disney .


Second suspect in Salisbury Skripal attack ‘was Hero of Russian Federation’

10 Oct, 2018

The full report, presented by two Bellingcat reporters at Westminster on Tuesday, explained how they had pieced together evidence of the man's identity from scraps of information on the internet, via leaked official databases and using a copy of personal documents, including passport dossiers.


Limo Crash at Popular Tourist Spot in New York Kills 20

09 Oct, 2018

The limo then hit an unoccupied 2015 Toyota Highlander in the parking lot of a tourist restaurant and slammed into two pedestrians, killing all 18 occupants of the limo and the two people in the parking lot, state police and the NTSB said.


Hurricane Michael menaces Florida after killing 13

09 Oct, 2018

Hurricane Michael is expected to hit the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, after strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico. Michael pounded western Cuba with heavy rain and strong winds and is forecast to make landfall as a hurricane midweek on the northeastern US Gulf Coast.



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