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WWE under pressure to cancel Saudi Arabia show over missing journalist

WWE under pressure to cancel Saudi Arabia show over missing journalist It was the first part of a decade-long partnership between WWE and the Saudi General Sports Authority. They became the target of a blistering, 18-minute report on "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" this past Sunday - which also covered the ongoing political tensions between the United States and Saudi Arabia, as well as the Khashoggi situation. [Full Article...]

Trump calls Stormy Daniels "Horseface" in tweet celebrating court throwing out suit

Trump calls Stormy Daniels Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels arrives for the opening of the adult entertainment fair "Venus" on October 11 in Berlin. Federal District Judge S. Trump's attorney said the president never considered himself as a party to the agreement and doesn't dispute Daniels' assertion that the contract isn't valid. [Full Article...]

Storm Callum: Your hour by hour forecast for Edinburgh and the Lothians

Storm Callum: Your hour by hour forecast for Edinburgh and the Lothians The high winds, combined with heavy rain, could see leaves and twigs blocking drains, making flooding more likely, Mr Burkhill said. "You can expect hard driving conditions with standing water and heavy spray and a risk of localised flooding causing potential disruption to travel". [Full Article...]

Dozens injured as hurricane Leslie strikes Portugal

Dozens injured as hurricane Leslie strikes Portugal Leslie was dubbed a "zombie" hurricane as it first formed on September 23, only to meander through the Atlantic Ocean for weeks. Many across Hampton Roads were impacted by now post-tropical storm Michael, which was a tropical storm when it crossed over Hampton Roads and northeastern North Carolina on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Air India flight with 136 on board hits airport wall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Air India flight with 136 on board hits airport wall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS) Air India removed the pilots from duty pending the investigation. Photographs and videos show a chunk of the airport's almost five-foot perimeter wall missing. The airport authorities have started a probe into the freak accident while technicians in Mumbai are examining the damaged aircraft. "The two pilots have been derostered pending investigation", the airline said adding that the matter ... [Full Article...]

Storm Callum to hit Pembrokeshire

Storm Callum to hit Pembrokeshire The weather warnings are coming thick and fast and Met √Čireann has even issued a scary "risk to property and life" statement. There will also be spells of heavy rain, high tides and coastal flooding. The minister said: "The precise impact on day-to-day activities will not be known until early Friday morning and the public - including schools and business owners - should keep informed of weather ... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to North Korea

Kim Jong Un invites Pope Francis to North Korea US President Donald Trump on Tuesday, October 9, said that planning for his next summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is advanced and that "three or four locations" have been short-listed. North and South Korea sent a united team of athletes to compete in some sports at the Asian Games in August, after staging basketball matches in July between Team Peace and Team Prosperity, each mixing ... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh to hear first case as Supreme Court justice

Kavanaugh to hear first case as Supreme Court justice Kavanaugh and his team are settling into the former chambers of Justice Samuel Alito, who moved to the offices vacated by retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. Turning to Judge Kavanaugh , he added: "You, sir, under historic scrutiny, were proven innocent" - a conclusion that will come as news to many who argued that the investigation was not thorough enough to know either way. [Full Article...]

Journalist brutally murdered in Bulgaria

Journalist brutally murdered in Bulgaria Victoria Marinova , a 30-year-old Bulgarian journalist, was murdered in the town of Ruse, Buglaria on Saturday. They are also investigating whether her death is linked to her work . "There is physical evidence to link to the murder", Marinov said on Wednesday. The "horrendous murder", in Timmermans' words, comes after the killing of Jan Kuciak in Slovakia in February and of Daphne Caruana ... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump, ending Africa tour, says glad Kavanaugh, accuser been heard

Melania Trump, ending Africa tour, says glad Kavanaugh, accuser been heard On her four-country tour of Africa (which wrapped up in Egypt on the weekend) Trump's wardrobe had a freakish "safari chic" vibe, starting from when she stepped onto her jet in Maryland wearing a pair of leopard print Manolo Blahniks. And that was anonymous source and I would leave it at that". After donning a white pith helmet, Mrs. Trump later climbed into an open-air vehicle for the 90-... [Full Article...]

Cyril Ramaphosa to reveal Nhlanhla Nene's fate

Cyril Ramaphosa to reveal Nhlanhla Nene's fate On Monday, the rand initially sank more than one percent on a newspaper report that Nene had asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to sack him. Former central bank governor Tito Mboweni was named as Nene's successor - the fifth finance minister in less than three years. [Full Article...]

After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump to Florida event

After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump to Florida event He also encouraged the city to embrace the stop-and-frisk policing method, in which large numbers of people are temporarily detained, questioned and sometimes searched for drugs and weapons. Donald Trump doesn't care about Chicago. He's talking about a return to "stop-and-frisk" policies that run contrary to Chicago's ongoing effort to fix shattered public trust between citizens and police, the... [Full Article...]

20 killed in limo crash in upstate New York, Latest World News

20 killed in limo crash in upstate New York, Latest World News Four sisters, two brothers and at least three young couples were among the dead. "If somebody's new to the area or not familiar with the area, I can see how it'd be easy to miss that you're coming down to the T-intersection and going to have to stop at the bottom of it", he said . [Full Article...]

North Korea ready to allow inspectors into missile sites, Pompeo says

Global inspectors will be allowed into North Korea's dismantled nuclear testing site, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after a meeting with Kim Jong Un . Pompeo said he and Kim had gotten "pretty close" to fixing the logistics for the summit but stressed that "sometimes that last inch is hard to close". [Full Article...]

Brexit deal getting closer, European Commission chief says

Brexit deal getting closer, European Commission chief says Some Brexiters overlook that the EU's version of a so-called Canada deal incorporates a guarantee to prevent a hard border on the island of Ireland , which would keep Northern Ireland in the EU customs union and single market. "Now you discover new problems nearly daily, on both sides". But Mrs May has said a deal like Canada's would not prevent a visible, physical border being needed in Nort... [Full Article...]

Magnitude 5.9 natural disaster shakes northern Haiti

Magnitude 5.9 natural disaster shakes northern Haiti The epicentre of the quake was about 19 km, north-west of the city of Port-de-Paix. It was only 7.2 miles deep. Another four people died in and around the town of Gros-Morne further south, including a boy struck by a falling building, said mayor Jean Renel Tide. [Full Article...]

Missing Interpol chief Meng Hongwei detained in China

Missing Interpol chief Meng Hongwei detained in China Its statement said the agency "looks forward to an official response from China's authorities to address concerns over the president's well-being". " Interpol's General Secretariat headquarters will not comment further". Meng was appointed as the chief of Interpol in 2016 which also sparked controversy as it was alleged that China is extending its crackdown on people overseas. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif remanded for 10 days in corruption case

Pakistan's opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif remanded for 10 days in corruption case Shehbaz , who is the brother of Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif , was summoned by the NAB on Wednesday for investigations in the scandal. Shehbaz Sharif is being probed in other corruption cases as well. He has fled to the United Kingdom and the NAB has written to the interior ministry to bring him back from overseas through Interpol. [Full Article...]

Toddler shreds over $1000 parents had saved to pay debt

Toddler shreds over $1000 parents had saved to pay debt When they opened the shredder, they found that he had made a decision to shred something on his own: The envelope filled with the hard-earned cash . Leo apparently sent the envelope through the shredder sometime when they weren't looking. [Full Article...]

Missing journalist reportedly killed in 'barbaric way' at Saudi consulate

Missing journalist reportedly killed in 'barbaric way' at Saudi consulate According to Ms Cengiz, Mr Khashoggi had visited the consulate to receive an official document for his marriage. The state-run Saudi Press Agency carried a statement from the Istanbul Consulate that 'strongly denounced these baseless allegations, and expressed his doubt that they came from Turkish officials that are informed of the investigation or are authorised to comment on the issue'. [Full Article...]


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