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Two Visitors Die After Falling From Taft Point In Yosemite Two Visitors Die After Falling From Taft Point In Yosemite
- October 26, 2018

Their identities were not released, but the park said they were visitors. Taft Point happens to be same spot where photographer Matthew Dippel captured a mystery couple getting engaged (safely) on October 6. Taft Point is a popular location for weddings and proposals with its picturesque views. Last month, an Israeli teenager fell hundreds of feet to his death while hiking near the top of 180-metre-tall Nevada Fall . (more...)
Migrants wake, walk and reject Trump's Twitter attacks Migrants wake, walk and reject Trump's Twitter attacks
- October 26, 2018

A lot of them are also barred from carrying weapons, however officials said all troops retain the right to defend themselves. The Mexican government estimates 4,500 people are still part of the caravan. The trend with people who travel to the U.S. as part of caravans is to not apply for asylum, Judd added. For days, Mexican police have made a point of showing stepped up security, standing guard in riot gear as the group marches on. (more...)
Meghan Markle Is Cutting Back Her Royal Tour Schedule Meghan Markle Is Cutting Back Her Royal Tour Schedule
- October 26, 2018

Days later, Meghan arrived on Australia's Fraser Island wearing an & Other Stories printed maxidress almost identical to her sister-in-law's, save for its cap sleeves. It's also anticipated that she will still fly on to Fiji and Tonga, but there may be further changes to her programme. Last week ITV's Lorraine enlisted the help of Phoenix, dubbed a "psychic" cat to predict the gender of the baby, which is due in Spring 2019. (more...)
Zakynthos quake: Greek island shaken by 6.4 tremor Zakynthos quake: Greek island shaken by 6.4 tremor
- October 26, 2018

No damages or deaths have yet been reported. According to Euro-Mediterranean data the size was 6.6 on the Richter and the focus was 53 kilometers southeastern to Zakynthos. Both the US Geological survey and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre both assessed the quake to be of a manitude of 6.8. The EMSC said sea levels had risen slightly by about 20cm (7.87 inches), but the increase could be higher locally. (more...)
Economics to Take Center Stage as Japan’s Abe Arrives in China Economics to Take Center Stage as Japan’s Abe Arrives in China
- October 26, 2018

Now negotiating a Japan-US free trade deal, Abe does not want to be boxed into a US veto on any future Japan-China trade deal, as Mexico and Canada have been in NAFTA renegotiations. In the last decade, the nadir of relations between China and Japan was August and September 2012, when anti-Japanese demonstrations in several cities in China turned violent. (more...)
At least 800 troops to be sent to US-Mexico border At least 800 troops to be sent to US-Mexico border
- October 26, 2018

He said those trying to enter the U.S. He has claimed, without any apparent basis in fact, that "Middle Easterners" were among the group. At rallies and on Twitter , Trump has tried to portray the Democrats as pro-illegal immigration, even claiming, with no evidence, that Democrats had organized and paid for the caravan. (more...)
Flash flood in Jordan sweeps away school bus, killing at least 18 Flash flood in Jordan sweeps away school bus, killing at least 18
- October 26, 2018

The Jordanian Civil Defense said that floods swept away a school trip, which resulted in the deaths of children and the loss of dozens. "Thank God we managed to save 13 people without any injuries", Mr al Sahraa said. In a separate incident a four-year-old was killed in southern Israel when he was swept away by flooding, local media reported . "Almost all of the country witnessed heavy rain and flash floods were formed in many parts, including Amman", Rafed told The Jordan Times. (more...)
Your Network Calls Trump 'Evil' 'Day-In, Day-Out — Sanders To CNN Your Network Calls Trump 'Evil' 'Day-In, Day-Out — Sanders To CNN
- October 25, 2018

Maxine Waters (D., Calif.). He served as Trump's first campaign manager for the 2016 election, where he was best known for manhandling Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields after a press conference. "He shouldn't have fired me the way he fired me", he added. I can tell you from both sides. Zucker was at the network's Atlanta headquarters, where he helped direct coverage. (more...)
John Bolton says Trump and Putin will meet in Paris next month John Bolton says Trump and Putin will meet in Paris next month
- October 25, 2018

Asked whether he and Putin would meet in Paris , Trump told reporters at the White House: "We may". The pact bans either country from developing short or medium range missiles and was instrumental in bringing about the end of the Cold War. (more...)
Andrew Gillum Suggests Racism Behind Scrutiny of Corruption Probe Andrew Gillum Suggests Racism Behind Scrutiny of Corruption Probe
- October 25, 2018

DeSantis a racist". "All along they've wanted the people of this state to believe somehow I haven't deserved what I've gotten, I'm unethical, participated in illegal and illicit activity", Gillum responded . This debate follows their heated session Sunday night on CNN . Gillum admitted he had taken the ticket, but said he received it from his brother and thought his brother swapped them for concert tickets. (more...)
Ethiopia's Parliament Approves President Ethiopia's Parliament Approves President
- October 25, 2018

Zewde is at present United Nations under-Secretary-General and special representative of its Secretary General to the African Union . Parliamentary members from the House of People's Representatives (HPR) & House of Federation (HoF) accepted the resignation of now former president Teshome Mulatu, before proceeding to elect Zewde to replace him. (more...)
The Chinese Are Reportedly Intercepting Trump's Cell Phone Calls The Chinese Are Reportedly Intercepting Trump's Cell Phone Calls
- October 25, 2018

Trump uses the phones to speak to "old friends", and domestic spy agencies have determined China is seeking to use information from the calls to keep a trade war with the U.S. Earlier this month, China's U.S. ambassador Cui Tiankai said it was "very confusing" as to whom President Trump listened to on trade policy. Chinese spies are believed to have discovered who Trump regularly speaks to and was part of a wider lobbying effort to influence Trump's friends and business associates . (more...)
Japanese journalist held in Syria freed after three-year hostage stint Japanese journalist held in Syria freed after three-year hostage stint
- October 25, 2018

Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono also told reporters that the freed man was confirmed as Jumpei Yasuda , who is now in Antakya. "His health condition initially seems OK". Japan confirmed Wednesday the man freed from Syria is Jumpei Yasuda , a Japanese freelance journalist kidnapped in 2015, and that he is in good health. (more...)
Germany presses for European Union unity on Saudi Arabia arms exports Germany presses for European Union unity on Saudi Arabia arms exports
- October 25, 2018

The president has raised the possibility of imposing sanctions but said halting an arms deal would "hurt us more than it would hurt them". He was visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul at the beginning of October for documents needed for his upcoming marriage. (more...)
Putin, Trump set to meet in Paris
- October 25, 2018

The two leaders plan a "normal, bilateral meeting" on November 11, Bolton told reporters Tuesday. Despite the controversy around the treaty, Bolton's meeting with Russian Federation appeared meant to mend some fences with the country following up on directives from Putin and Trump following their summit in Helsinki earlier this year. (more...)
A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi
- October 25, 2018

The mystery over the disappearance of Khashoggi , who was critical of the crown prince, plunged Saudi Arabia into an worldwide crisis as the kingdom insisted for over two weeks that it was not involved. Until recently, the inquiry has focused on the consulate in Istanbul's Levent district and the nearby residence of the Saudi consul general, Mohammed al-Otaibi, who left Turkey this week. (more...)
Saudi crown prince calls slain journalist's killing a 'heinous crime' Saudi crown prince calls slain journalist's killing a 'heinous crime'
- October 25, 2018

Khashoggi vanished on October 2 after entering the Saudi consulate. CIA Director Gina Haspel visited the Turkish capital Ankara on Tuesday for talks with officials about the killing of Washington Post contributor Khashoggi inside Saudi Arabia's Istanbul consulate. (more...)
China, Russia listening to Donald Trump's phone calls China, Russia listening to Donald Trump's phone calls
- October 25, 2018

USA intelligence agencies have warned Trump that Chinese spies have been eavesdropping on his calls - and exploiting the information as they negotiate an ongoing trade dispute, according to The New York Times . Trump, but out of frustration with what they considered the president's casual approach to electronic security. The New York Times reports that American agents believe China is in fact listening in to the President's private calls. (more...)
Satan-worshiping Polk girls plot stabbing attack at school, police say Satan-worshiping Polk girls plot stabbing attack at school, police say
- October 25, 2018

The school said in a tweet: "School staff quickly responded to a report of suspicious behaviour; the students were taken into custody, and no one was harmed". "I kind of feel like maybe it might be a good idea just for some of these schools to maybe even put in metal detectors", another parent, Kim Hancock, said. (more...)
Suspicious package found near offices of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz Suspicious package found near offices of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
- October 25, 2018

In the case of Clinton and Obama, the US Secret Service said it identified the suspect packages during routine mail screening procedures it provides the former top politicians in facilities separate from their homes. The FBI late Wednesday confirmed that two additional packages addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters had been intercepted that were similar in appearance to five others. (more...)
Georgia’s rejection of mail ballots over mismatched signatures halted by judge Georgia’s rejection of mail ballots over mismatched signatures halted by judge
- October 25, 2018

Early voters cast paper ballots through our digital scanners and may choose any one of the nine sites. "So many students are concerned with Florida's economy and what jobs are going to be available to them after they graduate". The ACLU said Georgia's policy violated the U.S. Constitution's guarantee of due process and equal protection. "I say , 'go red!' We need to keep our borders safe". (more...)
Two Killed in Shooting at Kentucky Grocery Store Two Killed in Shooting at Kentucky Grocery Store
- October 25, 2018

He also did not release the name of the suspect. Eric Deacon, who identified himself as an EMT, told The Associated Press that he was in the self-checkout lane of the store when he heard the first shot, in the pharmacy. "It does appear she was a random victim out in the parking lot", said Rogers. Customers were moved to the back of the store, she said. "Just ran through those doors and just darted right to Great Clips", said Kroger employee Matara Njuguna. (more...)
Govt appoints Nageshwar Rao as interim CBI chief Govt appoints Nageshwar Rao as interim CBI chief
- October 25, 2018

An extraordinary meeting of ACC was called following which it was chose to appoint Joint Director M Nageshwar Rao as interim CBI director. Alok Verma , the CBI chief who has been sent on leave, has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Centre's decision as "patently illegal and unconstitutional". (more...)
Microplastics found in stools of 8 people from Japan, Europe Microplastics found in stools of 8 people from Japan, Europe
- October 25, 2018

He and his colleagues found that all eight stool samples contained polypropylene and polyethylene-terephthalate particles, which are major components of plastic bottle caps and plastic bottles. "Is it harmful to human health?" "Of particular concern is what this means to [medical professionals] and patients with gastrointestinal diseases", Schwabl said in an announcement of the new study . (more...)
Obama goes up against Trump in fight for Nevada Senate seat Obama goes up against Trump in fight for Nevada Senate seat
- October 25, 2018

Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel slammed the mainstream media for what she said was a double standard in how they're treating President Donald Trump and his predecessors in the Oval Office. "If we can't find a way to activate the largest and fastest demographic in this country, there's no way we can take our country back", said Ferrera, who was born to Honduran parents. (more...)
Museum of the Bible Says 5 Dead Sea Scroll Fragments Are Fake Museum of the Bible Says 5 Dead Sea Scroll Fragments Are Fake
- October 25, 2018

The company settled with the Justice Department for $3 million in July 2017.Although the museum was founded by Green, the nonprofit remains a separate legal entity from the private Christian retailer, and it has rebutted claims that any of the items from the Hobby Lobby settlement are used in the museum.Green didn't immediately reply to requests for comment.The 430,000-square-foot facility boasts features like The New Testament Theater and pages from the Gutenberg Bible . (more...)
Several Strong Earthquakes Strike Off Canada's West Coast Several Strong Earthquakes Strike Off Canada's West Coast
- October 25, 2018

A fourth, less powerful quake - registered at magnitude 4.9 - struck at 11:36 in the same vicinity. First, there was a magnitude-6.6 tremor at 10:39 p.m., which was measured with a depth of 11 km. a magnitude 6.5 natural disaster struck the same area at a depth of 6 miles (10 kilometers). Two more quakes - magnitudes 4.3 and 4.5 - hit the area early Monday morning. (more...)
Category 3 Willa makes landfall on Mexico's Sinaloa coast Category 3 Willa makes landfall on Mexico's Sinaloa coast
- October 25, 2018

After dissipating over Mexico's mountainous terrain, the remnant upper-level energy and moisture from Willa will eventually enhance rainfall in Texas and perhaps the northern Gulf Coast Wednesday into Thursday. In Michoacan state, also on the Pacific coast, heavy rain caused a freight train to derail Monday in the town of La Goleta, injuring at least two workers for the Kansas City Southern rail line, authorities said. (more...)
The Titanic Plans to Set Sail Again in 2022 The Titanic Plans to Set Sail Again in 2022
- October 24, 2018

The Titanic II will be equipped with 18 fully enclosed lifeboats with a motor. "The passengers on the Titanic II discover that history has a habit of repeating itself when they step aboard the state-of-the-art, luxury ocean liner, and set sail on the same course as the ship's doomed predecessor". (more...)
CNN device was pipe bomb, addressed to Brennan CNN device was pipe bomb, addressed to Brennan
- October 24, 2018

The Associated Press reported that, according to the Secret Service, there was no risk of either Obama or Clinton receiving the packages. Officials told ABC News that the devices found in packages addressed to Soros, Clinton and Obama "appear to be of similar pipe bomb style construction". (more...)

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