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'Handmaids' Protest Brett Kavanaugh's First Day on Supreme Court

'Handmaids' Protest Brett Kavanaugh's First Day on Supreme Court

The new justice dived into his new job, asking a handful of questions in the first arguments of the day following a traditional welcome from Chief Justice John Roberts , who wished Kavanaugh "a long ...

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STORM CALLUM: Met Eireann extend five weather warnings

STORM CALLUM: Met Eireann extend five weather warnings

A yellow alert was in place at the beginning of the week, as the city battles gale-force winds and flash floods due to high volumes of rain. Met Éireann has warned that strong winds associated with ...

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Indonesia calls off search for quake, tsunami victims

Indonesia calls off search for quake, tsunami victims

It said "the quake was felt quite strongly by people in Sumenep and Situbondo for 2-5 seconds". Others in Nusa Dua, south of Bali's main global airport, also panicked. "We stayed outside until dawn"...

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"Hope Fades": Journalist Jamal Khashoggi's Fiancee Asks For Trump's Help

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud told Bloomberg on Friday that Khashoggi was not in the consulate, and his country is investigating. "That is effectively terminating consul...

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Italy's Tria calls for

Italy's Tria calls for "constructive dialogue" with European Union over budget

The yield on 10-year bonds climbed 16 basis points (bps) to 3.59% as of 12:02pm in London yesterday, after touching 3.63%, the highest since February 2014. "I hope no one has prejudice towards this ...

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Indonesia, Papua New Guinea hit by new earthquakes

Indonesia, Papua New Guinea hit by new earthquakes

A magnitude 7.0 quake has hit Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Service reports. Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre oceanographer David Walsh says any tsunami from the quake would only affect areas im...

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Trump demands Saudis explain missing journalist

Trump demands Saudis explain missing journalist

They urged Trump to consider any information in the investigation "including with respect to the highest ranking officials in the Government of Saudi Arabia". "Well, I have to find out who did it, b...

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Pacific Northwest gas prices could spike after pipeline explosion

Pacific Northwest gas prices could spike after pipeline explosion

McTeague said the duration of the spike in prices will depend on the length of time the pipeline is out of service. The utility is asking customers across the province to "avoid non-essential use of...

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Britain's Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Anti-Gay Bakers

Britain's Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Anti-Gay Bakers

The Court of Appeal in Belfast upheld that decision in 2016. It was activist Gareth Lee who demanded the gay-themed cake. Controversy first flared when Lee, a member of the LGBT advocacy group Q...

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Michael to gain hurricane strength as it approaches Florida

Michael to gain hurricane strength as it approaches Florida

Michael is expected to move inland over the Florida Panhandle or Florida Big Bend area on Wednesday, and then move northeastward across the southeastern United States Wednesday night and Thursday. A s...

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South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on Pyongyang

South Korea considers lifting some sanctions on Pyongyang

Earlier on Tuesday, Trump told reporters that plans were being made for his second summit with Kim and that he thought "incredible" progress had been made in US talks with the long-isolated North Asia...

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Fifty people 'including several children' killed in Kenya bus crash

Fifty people 'including several children' killed in Kenya bus crash

Police and rescuers had counted 50 people dead, including seven children. According to the unnamed passenger, the bus had just left the Kenyan capital Nairobi for its destination, but then turned ar...

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Two Britons killed in taxi among five dead in Majorca flash floods

Two Britons killed in taxi among five dead in Majorca flash floods

The British Foreign Office said it is "urgently seeking updates" from local authorities after reports that two Britons were among those killed. The spokeswoman for a local emergency services coordin...

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EU officials warned to prepare for no-deal Brexit

EU officials warned to prepare for no-deal Brexit

According to one of the academics who conducted "The Future of England Study", unionists' preference for Brexit over the territorial integrity of the United Kingdom "raises questions about the type of...

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Move over, Singapore - Japanese passport opens the most doors now

Move over, Singapore - Japanese passport opens the most doors now

France was able to climb to third spot after gaining visa-free access to Uzbekistan last week. Criteria on the list include which countries you can access with which type of visa, how your passport ...

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Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen into hurricane, forecasters say

Tropical Storm Michael could strengthen into hurricane, forecasters say

The National Hurricane Center is predicting it will gain strength and become Tropical Storm Michael by tonight, and should head into the Gulf of Mexico late Monday. "We're not talking about winds ...

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Major UN report says climate change is worse than first thought

But no matter how many warnings we receive - and let's be honest, at this point we have had far too many - no one is willing to put their foot down and pump the brakes. "We need to extend this kin...

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Turkish experts invited to Saudi Consulate for probe

Turkish experts invited to Saudi Consulate for probe

Mr Khashoggi had gone to the consulate to collect divorce papers relating to his previous marriage, leaving his fiancee with his Saudi phone on the street outside. His fiancée, Hatice Cengiz , had wa...

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Michael strengthens to Category 2 hurricane; expected to intensify

Michael strengthens to Category 2 hurricane; expected to intensify

A cold front will be moving toward the east coast. Storm surge rises rapidly Wednesday morning and afternoon. "Yet here we sit at 10:00 pm, less than 24 hours from the onset of tropical storm forc...

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Bride-to-be poses for heartbreaking wedding photos to honor tragic fiancé

Bride-to-be poses for heartbreaking wedding photos to honor tragic fiancé

WTHR has the full report . Jessica was supported by people who would have been at the wedding including her maid of honour and Kendall's best man who both gave speeches at the grave. "She walked wit...

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Misogyny: Kavanaugh Makes SCOTUS History With First All-Female Slate of Clerks

Misogyny: Kavanaugh Makes SCOTUS History With First All-Female Slate of Clerks

CBS News confirms that the clerks include: Shannon Grammel, Megan Lacy, Sara Nommensen, and Kim Jackson. "It gives me great pleasure, on behalf of myself and my colleagues, to welcome Justice Kavana...

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Nikki Haley Resigns as United Nations Ambassador, Report Says

Nikki Haley Resigns as United Nations Ambassador, Report Says

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that " President Trump and Ambassador Nikki Haley will meet in the Oval Office at 10:30am this morning". But the seemingly cordial departure hin...

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Police to release man in custody over slaying of Bulgarian journalist

Police to release man in custody over slaying of Bulgarian journalist

Police in Bulgaria are investigating the rape and killing of Viktoria Marinova , a female journalist whose body was dumped near the Danube River after she reported on the possible misuse of funds f...

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Kavanaugh offers 'special gratitude' to Collins, others at ceremonial swearing

Kavanaugh offers 'special gratitude' to Collins, others at ceremonial swearing

Keeping score on this sort of thing may feel unseemly and irrelevant, but if a right-wing justice had amassed a similar record over a similar period of time, I suspect we'd hear a lot more about it - ...

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Saudi consulate will be searched as pressure mounts over missing journalist

Saudi consulate will be searched as pressure mounts over missing journalist

Turkey and Saudi Arabia relations are already at a deep low. A statement from Turkish spokesman Hami Aksoy said Saudi authorities were " open to cooperation " and had stated their willingness t...

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Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis

The surveillance image bore a date and time stamp, as well as a Turkish caption saying that Khashoggi was arriving at the consulate. The image was given to the Post by someone close to the Turkish...

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Rick Gates Solicited Proposal For Online Disinformation Campaign to Help Trump

Rick Gates Solicited Proposal For Online Disinformation Campaign to Help Trump

Zamel has been questioned by investigators for the special counsel, according to the reports, and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have traveled to Israel to interview employees about the propos...

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Frosty start to US-China talks on North Korea

Frosty start to US-China talks on North Korea

The U.S. has "great concerns about the actions that China has taken", he said. He accused Chinese Student and Scholar Associations of being part of the Communist Party effort to foster a culture of ...

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Netanyahu questioned for 12th time over corruption cases

Netanyahu questioned for 12th time over corruption cases

It is not the first time Sara Netanyahu, an educational psychologist, has come before a court over alleged misbehavior. She was also charged with fraud and breach of trust and of aggravated fraudule...

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White tiger kills male zookeeper in southern Japan

White tiger kills male zookeeper in southern Japan

A zookeeper has been mauled to death by a rare white tiger at an animal park in southern Japan , officials said today. The zoo said the five-year-old male tiger, named Riku, was sedated with a tran...

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