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COMMENT: Russia tried to hack Foreign Office

COMMENT: Russia tried to hack Foreign Office

They have been named as Ivan Segeyevich Yermakov, Aleksei Sergeyevich Morenets, Alexey Valerich Mirin, Artem Andreyevich Malyshev, Dmitriy Sergeyevich Badin, Evgenii Mikhaylovich Serebriakov and Oleg ...

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At mass grave above Indonesian city, many questions linger

At mass grave above Indonesian city, many questions linger

A week after a major quake brought devastation to Indonesia's Sulawesi island, Ichsan Hidayat told how the bodies of his sister and her 43-day-old daughter were found under a sea of mud and debris, th...

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Palestinians say Israeli troops kill three, including a child, at Gaza protest

Palestinians say Israeli troops kill three, including a child, at Gaza protest

He added that Israel and Egypt have been coordinating their recent diplomatic steps. The Israeli army said it was defending against members of the crowd who were throwing grenades and explosives at ...

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N.Y. Limo Crash Is Deadliest US Transportation Incident Since 2009

N.Y. Limo Crash Is Deadliest US Transportation Incident Since 2009

NBC news reported that Mary Dyson's husband, Rob Dyson, also died. This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. Thank you for signing up for the Speed Feed Newsletter. "T...

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Oil refinery explosion in Canada shakes city of Saint John

Oil refinery explosion in Canada shakes city of Saint John

Fire at Irving Oil refinery in Saint John, N.B. Scott said the unit was quickly shut down after the blast. Irving did not immediately respond to a request for comment on its own measures, but the ...

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Salisbury poisoning: What we know about doctor accused of nerve agent attack

Salisbury poisoning: What we know about doctor accused of nerve agent attack

Aleksandr Yevgenyevich Mishkin , a trained military doctor in the employ of the GRU ", the British-based group said in a report published on its website. British authorities said Skripal and his d...

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Jamal Khashoggi 'MURDERED and DISMEMBERED' in Saudi consulate according to Turkey

Jamal Khashoggi 'MURDERED and DISMEMBERED' in Saudi consulate according to Turkey

Camera footage and airport records are being examined as part of Turkey's investigation . However, Yasin Aktay, said to Reuters that he did not find claims by the Saudi officials about the lack...

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Congo ministry: At least 39 dead in Congo tanker truck fire

Congo ministry: At least 39 dead in Congo tanker truck fire

An investigation was under way into the cause of the accident. More than 60 people were killed. "The toll continues to evolve", the statement said. A doctor at the Saint-Luc hospital told AFP th...

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Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn

Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn

With a global temperature increase of 1.5C, there would be a 16 per cent increase in the number of hot days whereas with 2C, this rises further to 25 per cent. The report makes it clear that clima...

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Susan Rice considering 2020 challenge to Collins in Maine

Susan Rice considering 2020 challenge to Collins in Maine

A crowdsourcing group says it has secured pledges of more than $ 3 million for her opponent in 2020. "I can not conclude, based on the evidence and the complete lack of corroboration that Brett Kava...

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Bill, Hillary Clinton to go on 'series of conversations' tour

Bill, Hillary Clinton to go on 'series of conversations' tour

Tickets for the Clintons' tour will be available starting this Friday, October 12, at 10 a.m., per the tour's website . The events are produced by Live Nation, an events promoter that has a series ...

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Like heatwave could hit India again, warns Climate change report

Warming of 2C above pre-industrial levels had widely been thought of as the threshold beyond which unsafe climate change will occur, but vulnerable countries such as low-lying island states warn rises...

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Donald Trump apologises to Brett Kavanaugh and declares him ‘proven innocent'

In his Senate testimony last month in which he denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman in high school, accusing Democrats of orchestrating a partisan campaign against him, Mr Kavanaugh ...

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Paradigm Shift Needed to Avert Chaos — UN Climate Report

That's double the pace targeted under the Paris climate agreements endorsed by nearly 200 nations in 2015. Under pressure from island nations at risk from sea-level rise, the United Nations ag...

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Limo in NY crash that killed 20 failed inspection

Limo in NY crash that killed 20 failed inspection

Many stretch limos "may lack certain basic safety features like the necessary number of side impact airbags , reinforced rollover protection bars, structurally sound frames and accessible emergency ...

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Protesters disrupt Senate vote on Kavanaugh

Protesters disrupt Senate vote on Kavanaugh

President Trump beamed over Kavanaugh's confirmation as he belittled the demonstrators. "A vote confirm Judge Kavanaugh today is also a vote to send a clear message about what the Senate is". "Big ...

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Ethnic Russians have big influence in Latvian election

Ethnic Russians have big influence in Latvian election

Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis's governing coalition comprising the Union of Greens and Farmers; the National Alliance and the Unity party only won about 29.2% of voters, the exit poll suggests. "Harm...

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Key Republican senator backs Kavanaugh for U.S

Key Republican senator backs Kavanaugh for U.S

The vote also occurred against a backdrop of smouldering resentment by partisans on both sides. On Friday, after the nomination cleared a key procedural hurdle with a 51-49 vote, two previously unde...

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Trump claims Kavanaugh allegations are 'Democrat hoax' in new attack

Trump claims Kavanaugh allegations are 'Democrat hoax' in new attack

Cory Booker, D-N.J., left open the possibility of impeaching Kavanaugh if Democrats take back one of the houses of Congress in next month's midterm elections . With Kavanaugh's ascent to the nine-m...

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Hurricane Michael expected to strengthen as it approaches Florida

It is forecast to become a hurricane, again, as it heads toward the Azores by the end of the week. " Many trees will be snapped or uprooted, blocking numerous roads. Scott activated 500 National Gu...

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Eric Holder Questions Legitimacy of Supreme Court

Eric Holder Questions Legitimacy of Supreme Court

Trump's pick. "I think we have a momentum that hasn't been seen in years", he said. Sen. Collins (R-ME) proved to be a crucial vote in the confirmation, even delivering a press conference to announc...

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Donald Trump: Sex assault claims against Brett Kavanaugh 'a hoax'

Donald Trump: Sex assault claims against Brett Kavanaugh 'a hoax'

The new justice's four clerks all are women, the first time that has happened. Kavanaugh was an active questioner while serving on a federal appeals court in Washington for a dozen years. Kavanaug...

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CPJ calls on Saudi Arabia to account for Jamal Khashoggi's whereabouts

CPJ calls on Saudi Arabia to account for Jamal Khashoggi's whereabouts

Khashoggi , a Washington Post contributor , vanished last Tuesday after entering the consulate to receive official documents ahead of his marriage to a Turkish woman. Salman said Turkish officials...

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No Columbus Day in Columbus, Ohio: What the city is doing instead

No Columbus Day in Columbus, Ohio: What the city is doing instead

The day commemorates the arrival of Christopher Columbus to North America in October 1492. "Therefore, on Columbus Day, we honor the skilled navigator and man of faith, whose courageous feat broug...

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Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

The Peace Prize was awarded on Friday to Mukwege and Murad, a former slave of the Islamic State group. Iraq born Nadia Murad is one of the 3,000 Yazidi victims of rape and abuses by ISIS . In a...

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Hope Hicks has a new job

Hope Hicks has a new job

Fox - which was previously known as 21st Century Fox, until a merger with the Walt Disney Company in 2017 - is part of the media empire owned and controlled by conservative billionaire Rupert Murdoch...

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How are you fighting climate change?

The IPCC report incorporates recent research suggesting that the amount of carbon that humanity can emit while limiting warming to 1.5 °C might be larger than previously thought. "The report shows tha...

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

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

The Datafolha firm had Bolsonaro up one point at 36 percent and Haddad unchanged at 22 percent. On the last day of campaigning, final opinion polls ahead of Sunday's vote are likely to show the mo...

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Reported explosion at oil refinery in Saint John, NB

Irving says on Twitter that they are "actively assessing the situation" and they will share more information when it becomes available. Dozens of photos and video popped up on social media showing...

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Trump says won´t fire embattled Russian Federation probe official

Trump says won´t fire embattled Russian Federation probe official

The statement comes after speculation that Rosenstein's job was at risk following a New York Times story that detailed a suggestion by Rosenstein to tape conversations between the president and DOJ ...

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