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R.I. weather Saturday: Sleep till Sunday R.I. weather Saturday: Sleep till Sunday
- October 28, 2018

The storm system is just north of Panama City, Florida, on Friday morning, and is moving east and north into the Carolinas. Rain of 1 to 3 inches is possible from the mid-Atlantic to the Northeast from Friday into Sunday night, and about 16 million people are under coastal flood warnings in New Jersey, New York and CT. (more...)
Koreas to destroy 11 front-line guard posts by November Koreas to destroy 11 front-line guard posts by November
- October 28, 2018

They later wrapped the box with a national flag, placed it on a small table and offered a shot of liquor before they paid a silent tribute. The text highlighted in another section the approval of a document called the Military Domain Agreement for the Declaration Execution, dated April 27, signed as an attachment to the Pyongyang Joint Declaration of, and observe strictly that letter and execute it with sincerity and take actively the practical steps to turn the Korean Peninsula into a ... (more...)
More suspicious packages found in Florida and NY More suspicious packages found in Florida and NY
- October 28, 2018

FBI Director Christopher Wray said Friday investigators had fingerprints of Florida resident Cesar Sayoc and had possible DNA collected from two explosive devices. The common thread among the bomb targets was obvious: their critical words for Trump and his frequent, harsher criticism in return. De Niro included a political call-out in his statement about the packages on Friday morning. (more...)
The migrant caravan could be weeks away from the United States border The migrant caravan could be weeks away from the United States border
- October 28, 2018

At a meeting brokered by Mexico's National Human Rights Commission, police said they would reopen the highway and only wanted an opportunity for federal authorities to explain the proposal to migrants who had rejected it the previous evening. (more...)
Russian President Vladimir Putin Officially Invited to United States by White House Russian President Vladimir Putin Officially Invited to United States by White House
- October 28, 2018

Russian denies any election meddling. The U.S.is to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation next month over the use of a novichok nerve agent in the attempted murder of the former spy Sergei Skripal in Salisbury, England. It would be Putin's first trip to the USA since 2015 when he met with President Barack Obama. Trump, however, has said it is in USA interests to establish a solid working relationship with Putin. (more...)
Woman With Knife Injures 14 Children at Western China School Woman With Knife Injures 14 Children at Western China School
- October 28, 2018

All children are receiving treatment in a hospital. Chinese police report 14 children have been injured in an attack by a knife-wielding assailant at a kindergarten in the western city of Chongqing. The attacker, a 39-year-old woman, was taken into custody. In recent years, China has faced a string of unrelated knife attacks in high, middle and kindergarten schools. (more...)
DNA, fingerprint match: How FBI uncovered bomb suspect’s ID DNA, fingerprint match: How FBI uncovered bomb suspect’s ID
- October 28, 2018

In total, some 13 packages sent to places mostly on the East Coast have been discovered.He also called for Americans to unify. Thirteen packages containing improvised explosive devices were sent to CNN , Hollywood star Robert De Niro and high-profile Democrats, including former president Barack Obama , Hillary Clinton , Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris and other figures loathed by the president's supporters. (more...)
Fierce Clashes in North Syria Days before ‘Four-Way Summit’ Fierce Clashes in North Syria Days before ‘Four-Way Summit’
- October 28, 2018

The Russian military has maintained a hotline with the U.S.to prevent clashes and other incidents between Russian and US forces in Syria. Idlib and adjacent areas are the last stronghold of rebels who rose up against President Bashar al-Assad in 2011. (more...)
Meghan Markle delivers moving speech about 'Invictus family' to close the games Meghan Markle delivers moving speech about 'Invictus family' to close the games
- October 28, 2018

Since her engagement to Harry , Markle deleted her Instagram and Twitter accounts previous year, as royals (with Princess Eugenie as the exception) are not allowed to have individual social media accounts. The Duchess of Sussex cheered on her home team which eventually won the event. The royal couple's tour to will continue following a stop in Australia. (more...)
Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee: Why I declined Trump's invitation Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee: Why I declined Trump's invitation
- October 28, 2018

On the matter of Jamal Khashoggi's killing and the ongoing investigation, Al Jubeir said the Saudi government is committed to finding all the facts, and said it is working closely with the Turkish government to do so. Saudi Arabia has been and ally for the Western countries since the beginning of the third Saudi state in the 1930's. The kingdom´s leadership has pushed responsibility down the chain of command. (more...)
Norway began the biggest over 16 years of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercises Norway began the biggest over 16 years of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercises
- October 28, 2018

The exercises will take place at a respectful distance from Norway´s 198-kilometre (123-mile) border with Russia in the Far North, but Moscow nonetheless denounced Trident Juncture as an "anti-Russian" exercise. The focus on the arctic is also created to counter modernisation efforts by Moscow, which already considers the region to be vital to its renewed military and strategic strength. (more...)
Chuck Grassley Asks Justice Department To Investigate Michael Avenatti, Julie Swetnick Chuck Grassley Asks Justice Department To Investigate Michael Avenatti, Julie Swetnick
- October 27, 2018

When Google found a sexual misconduct allegation against the creator of Android to be credible, he was still allowed to resign with a $90 million exit deal, according to a new report . He responded to Grassley's statement with a tweet that referenced criticism from Democrats and others that the allegations against Kavanaugh were not thoroughly investigated. (more...)
Eight Dead in Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh Synagogue Eight Dead in Mass Shooting at Pittsburgh Synagogue
- October 27, 2018

A gunman opened fired in a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday morning, killing multiple people. It was a Sabbath, one of the busiest days of the week for the synagogue when the incident took place. Mr Finkelstein said local synagogues have done "lots of training on things like active shooters, and we've looked at hardening facilities as much as possible". (more...)
Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum set up by Federal Bureau of Investigation Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum set up by Federal Bureau of Investigation
- October 27, 2018

DeSantis called Gillum corrupt. The commission is investigating whether Gillum accepted gifts from lobbyists after a Tallahassee businessman and persistent critic of Gillum filed a complaint. 'And guess what? That child molester will re-offend, and someone's son or daughter in Florida will end up paying the price'. For the second time this week, Tallahassee Mayor and gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum is facing scrutiny after records show an undercover Federal Bureau of ... (more...)
Suspicious packages sent to former Vice President Biden, Robert De Niro Suspicious packages sent to former Vice President Biden, Robert De Niro
- October 27, 2018

An official said a building worker of De Niro's Tribeca Grill and the offices of Tribeca Films alerted law enforcement at 4:00 a.m. EST of a suspicious package. Police Commissioner James O'Neill said it was taken to a secure facility in the Bronx . Law enforcement officials said all the packages were similar: manila envelopes with bubble-wrap interior bearing six stamps and the return address of Florida Rep. (more...)
Why was Khashoggi killed? The Saudi and Turkish explanations Why was Khashoggi killed? The Saudi and Turkish explanations
- October 27, 2018

Turkey will monitor the case and will do everything necessary to let the murderer shed light, he pledged. The move to banish the Saudi nationals is the first step the Trump administration has taken against the country since officials admitted Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. (more...)
Trump Takes More Harsh Tone With Saudis Trump Takes More Harsh Tone With Saudis
- October 27, 2018

Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu later on Thursday reported that 38 consulate employees had given testimony to prosecutors investigating the murder and five people had yet to give statements. After more than two weeks of near silence, Saudi Arabia admitted Saturday that Khashoggi, 59, was killed in its Istanbul consulate on October 2, in what it said was an operation gone wrong. (more...)
Khashoggi: US Congress brings bill to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia Khashoggi: US Congress brings bill to stop arms sales to Saudi Arabia
- October 27, 2018

Speaking at a news conference in Berlin, government spokesman Steffen Seibert reiterated Germany's expectation from Saudi Arabia for a credible, transparent and thorough investigation. They headed to the consulate general and also conducted reconnaissance in the Belgrad Forest adjacent to Istanbul and the Yalova Province in northwestern Turkey, he noted. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi courts arrest after staging protest Rahul Gandhi courts arrest after staging protest
- October 27, 2018

The CBI scandal has provided another ground for a faceoff between the Centre and the opposition, especially with some reports drawing a link between Verma's ouster and a purported investigation into the Rafale deal. The government has sent Mr Verma and his deputy Rakesh Asthana on forced leave after both accused each other of taking bribe from the same businessman. (more...)
Syria ordered Gaza rocket fire at Israel with Iran backing: army Syria ordered Gaza rocket fire at Israel with Iran backing: army
- October 27, 2018

IDF Chief of Staff Lt Gen Gadi Eisenkot has held an emergency meeting with senior officials. Israeli aircraft carried out extensive retaliatory strikes in Gaza, targeting approximately 90 sites belonging to the territory's Islamist rulers Hamas. (more...)
Sultan of Oman receives Israel PM 'after prolonged contacts' Sultan of Oman receives Israel PM 'after prolonged contacts'
- October 27, 2018

Netanyahu's office said in a statement on Friday that Netanyahu and his wife had been invited by Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said after lengthy communications. Oman, which is known for its discreet diplomacy and unaligned foreign policy position, served as the back-channel between Washington and Tehran in the lead-up to the Iran nuclear accord. (more...)
Facebook Reveals Biggest Political Spenders In The Run-Up To Midterm Elections Facebook Reveals Biggest Political Spenders In The Run-Up To Midterm Elections
- October 27, 2018

But compared to Facebook , Google covers a narrower set of advertisers and Twitter's tool is more hard to use. Facebook has launched an ad archive report , showing how much companies and political groups have spent on Facebook advertising. (more...)
US Urges Sri Lankan Parties - Follow Constitution, Refrain From Violence US Urges Sri Lankan Parties - Follow Constitution, Refrain From Violence
- October 27, 2018

The arrest was made during his interrogation by the CID which had questioned him on five separate days over the alleged plot to kill President Sirisena and former defence minister Gotabhaya Rajapaksa . Local television pictures had shown Rajapaksa, who last month led opposition protests against the government, being sworn in before Sirisena, surrounded by a number of opposition legislators. (more...)
Suspicious package found, addressed to Sen. Cory Booker Suspicious package found, addressed to Sen. Cory Booker
- October 27, 2018

The first in the series of explosive devices was found Monday in a mailbox outside the NY home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros , a major donor to Democratic candidates. "We must never allow political violence to take root in America - can not let it happen", Trump said . "I have been briefed by FDLE on developments regarding the attempted bombings". (more...)
Sen. Jeff Flake: ‘I don’t know if I believed’ Kavanaugh or Ford Sen. Jeff Flake: ‘I don’t know if I believed’ Kavanaugh or Ford
- October 27, 2018

During Kavanaugh's testimony, he said "If the mere allegation, the mere assertion of an allegation, a refuted allegation from 36 years ago is enough to destroy a person's life and career, we will have abandoned the basic principles of fairness and due process that define our legal system and our country". (more...)
Man Taken In Custody In Connection With Mail Pipe Bomb Plot
- October 27, 2018

The latest two were found in Florida and New York City on Friday. Also targeted were former CIA Director John Brennan , prominent Democratic Party donor George Soros and California Representative Maxine Waters , an outspoken critic of Trump . (more...)
Firefighters warn: Firefighters warn: "Please don't use a blowtorch to kill spiders"
- October 26, 2018

The house itself was not so lucky, with the blaze causing damage to the second storey and attic of the building. More than two dozen firefighters responded and put out the fire - which damaged the second-story attic. Robert Castillo of the Fresno Fire Department told the publication that the brick had a crack in it, which allowed material inside the home to catch on fire. (more...)
Man Armed With Hammer Tries To Steal Original Copy Of Magna Carta Man Armed With Hammer Tries To Steal Original Copy Of Magna Carta
- October 26, 2018

The small English cathedral city of Salisbury at the center of an worldwide investigation into the Novichok poisonings is once again in the spotlight. The authorities have called on witnesses to report to the police with any information on the incident. Police say the Magna Carta was not damaged and no-one was hurt during the incident. (more...)
Stacey Abrams defends 1992 flag burning protest: 'I'm a very proud Georgian' Stacey Abrams defends 1992 flag burning protest: 'I'm a very proud Georgian'
- October 26, 2018

Stacey Abrams , the Democrat running for governor in Georgia, participated in a protest in 1992 that included the burning of the state flag, her campaign confirmed on Tuesday. Previous flags had featured the state seal and blue-and-white bars. "The change to the flag is believed to have cost Georgia's last Democratic governor, Roy Barnes, his re-election bid in 2002, as he faced criticism from a vocal group of "flaggers" who argued that the symbol was not about racism, but the valor and ... (more...)
Saudi Prosecutors Expected To Arrive In Turkey For Probe Saudi Prosecutors Expected To Arrive In Turkey For Probe
- October 26, 2018

The two leaders also discussed the steps to be taken on the matter. Khashoggi , a columnist for The Washington Post , disappeared after he entered the Saudi consulate in Turkey on October 2. Saudi Arabia's account of Khashoggi's fate has not been consistent. The Associated Press has reported that Salah had been under a travel ban since past year because of his father's work. (more...)

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