Magnitude 6.8 quake strikes off the coast of Canada

Four earthquakes - measuring from 4.9- to 6.8-magnitude - struck in quick succession off Canada's west coast late Sunday (Oct 21), the US Geological Survey said. He said: "The Ring of Fire is a girdle of volcanoes and quake zones that circles t... More..

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President Trump Threatens to Cut Off Foreign Aid Over Migrant Caravan
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

President Trump Threatens to Cut Off Foreign Aid Over Migrant Caravan

Criminals and unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in. "I would call in the military and I would seal off the border". The president tweeted Monday, citing no evidence, that "criminals and unknown Middl...More..

A People's Vote is fine - but recognise Scotland's democratic wishes
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

A People's Vote is fine - but recognise Scotland's democratic wishes

A pro-Brexit rally, led by former UKIP leader Nigel Farage , was scheduled to take place later in the day on October 20. The march is part of the #WriteThisWrong campaign, in which 100,000 postcards will be ...More..

Storm explodes into category four hurricane off Mexico
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Storm explodes into category four hurricane off Mexico

ET, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. The storm is expected to weaken when it makes landfall Tuesday but is forecast to bring large waves, risky storm surge, gusty winds and heavy rain. To add to the...More..

Georgia police officer killed; suspect on the loose
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Georgia police officer killed; suspect on the loose

The 30-year-old from Southern California had been with the Gwinnett County Police Department for almost three years. The officer was approaching the auto when, police say, Maynard fired a weapon from inside...More..

Kerryn Phelps kicks Liberals into minority government
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Kerryn Phelps kicks Liberals into minority government

But that was all before their beloved local MP and former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was dumped by his own party, opening the door to a powerful insurgency. Voting is compulsory in Australia but the buzz...More..

Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina apartment party
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Dozens hurt in floor collapse at S. Carolina apartment party

People fell through the collapsed floor into the building's basement, Slann said. It is unclear if any of those involved suffered "life-threatening injuries" police said. 30 people were taken to the hospit...More..

US State Dept official tipped to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations envoy
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

US State Dept official tipped to replace Nikki Haley as United Nations envoy

Nauert, former Fox News host, is now serving at the State Department's spokesperson and acting Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. Two years ago, Trump - then the Republican presidential no...More..

Thomas Markle addresses daughter Meghan's pregnancy
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Thomas Markle addresses daughter Meghan's pregnancy

Priyanka Chopra is "really excited" about the Duchess of Sussex's baby news. Harry praised the island, which he on Monday explored and learned about from the local Butchulla and others. The itinerary incl...More..

New bombshell in Jamal Khashoggi murder links Saudi Crown Prince
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

New bombshell in Jamal Khashoggi murder links Saudi Crown Prince

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that he will reveal details about the Turkish investigation of the alleged murder of the journalist on Tuesday. In an interview with the Washington Post , Trump...More..

Jordanian King to end border land lease extension with Israel
by | Monday, October 22, 2018

Jordanian King to end border land lease extension with Israel

Baqura is a border area of six square kilometers (2.4 sq miles) in Jordan's northern Irbid province, while Ghumar covers four square kilometres in the southern Aqaba province. President Bill Clinton watches. ...More..

Amid blame game over Amritsar train tragedy, event organisers go missing
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Amid blame game over Amritsar train tragedy, event organisers go missing

As the Ravan and other effigies went up in flames with the deafening noise of bursting fire crackers, the people standing on the live railway tracks did not realise that a speeding train was approaching. They ...More..

Taiwan train accident kills at least 17
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Taiwan train accident kills at least 17

The Puyuma Express train, commonly used by tourists, was en route from Shulin to Taitung with 366 passengers on board. Taiwan authorities said the accident had happened at 4:50 pm local time (0850 GMT) with...More..

United Nations envoy warns Gaza is imploding, warns of 'new conflict' approaching
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

United Nations envoy warns Gaza is imploding, warns of 'new conflict' approaching

Last Friday, some 14,000 Palestinians thronged to the perimeter fence, burning tires and throwing rocks, firebombs and grenades at soldiers on the other side. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin convened his securi...More..

Julain Assange sues Ecuador over 'fundamental rights'
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Julain Assange sues Ecuador over 'fundamental rights'

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London for years to avoid being arrested by British cops for skipping bail. Assange believes he would be handed over to the United...More..

Pregnant Meghan takes break from Australia royal tour
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Pregnant Meghan takes break from Australia royal tour

Another member of the Australian team placed a speedo on his own head and tried to get Prince Harry to sign it. Scroll through our gallery for all the best M & H moments from the 2018 Invictus Games in S...More..

Meghan’s schedule in Australia cut back after hectic start
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Meghan’s schedule in Australia cut back after hectic start

The Duchess of Sussex during a visit to Taronga Zoo in Sydney on the first day of the Royal couple's visit to Australia , Oct.16, 2018. She said: "I would hope that - for the sake of the baby, the fami...More..

Israeli Supreme Courtroom permits US ‘boycott’ scholar to remain
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Israeli Supreme Courtroom permits US ‘boycott’ scholar to remain

By Wednesday, Alqasem had almost exhausted her legal options, finally turning to the country's high court after a lower court rejected her appeal. Alqasem, 22, of Southwest Ranches, a former boycott activist...More..

Southeast Asia agrees guidelines on air encounters, terrorism data swaps
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Southeast Asia agrees guidelines on air encounters, terrorism data swaps

Mattis saw firsthand last month how mounting Sino-U.S. friction can undermine military contacts when Beijing up-ended plans for him to travel to China in October to meet Defence Minister Wei Fenghe. Speaking wi...More..

'At least 50' dead as train ploughs through festival crowd in India
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

'At least 50' dead as train ploughs through festival crowd in India

The body of a victim of Friday's deadly train accident lies on the railway covered in a cloth. The victims crowded the rail track on the outskirts of Amritsar , a city in Punjab state. Last year, Indian offi...More..

Guy shrugs off Wentworth vote
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Guy shrugs off Wentworth vote

That's on us, the parliamentary Liberal Party ". "The event of two months ago angered and outraged many Liberals and particularly those in the seat of Wentworth". Mr Guy and his colleagues in the Victorian b...More..

Turkey will 'reveal whatever happened' in Khashoggi death
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Turkey will 'reveal whatever happened' in Khashoggi death

An unnamed Saudi official also told Reuters a "group of Saudis" killed Khashoggi when they put him in a "chokehold" as they "were trying to keep him quiet". "Just to be clear Congressman, we don't have, I jus...More..

Remains of fetuses and infants found at second Detroit funeral home
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Remains of fetuses and infants found at second Detroit funeral home

According to police, about 37 fetuses were found in cardboard boxes and 26 in a freezer and a state oversight agency has closed the west side funeral home. 19, 2018. The tip came from a father involved in a c...More..

Bolton, Kelly get into heated shouting match
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Bolton, Kelly get into heated shouting match

Trump had launched a scathing attack against the Democrat Party earlier in the day, accusing them of wanting "open borders". Over the past few days, Trump has fired off a series of angry tweets against Cent...More..

Pope ready to visit Pyongyang if invited: S.Korea's Moon
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Pope ready to visit Pyongyang if invited: S.Korea's Moon

The Pope's office reported that he had said: "If the invitation comes I will surely respond to it, and I can possibly go". "When President Moon asked the Pope if it would be all right for Kim to send an invit...More..

Complete ‘mayhem’ erupts at Mexico border over migrant crisis
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Complete ‘mayhem’ erupts at Mexico border over migrant crisis

Honduras , El Salvador and Guatemala rank among the poorest and most violent countries in the Americas . He says the remaining migrants "do not want misunderstandings". "One can not live back there", Vasquez...More..

Bolton Headed to Russia Amid Fears US Leaving Nuclear Deal
by | Sunday, October 21, 2018

Bolton Headed to Russia Amid Fears US Leaving Nuclear Deal

Russian Federation would use its nuclear weapons in response to an incoming missile attack, Vladimir Putin has said. Meanwhile, The Guardian newspaper reported that Bolton recently recommended that Trump wi...More..

Beto O'Rourke says he still supports impeaching Trump
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Beto O'Rourke says he still supports impeaching Trump

Cruz has accused O'Rourke of being "the only Democratic Senate candidate" nationally to support impeachment. She said that in order to close the gap with Cruz, O'Rourke invoked Trump's "Lying Ted" nickname fo...More..

Facebook hires Nick Clegg for top PR job
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

Facebook hires Nick Clegg for top PR job

Clegg will be operating under vast pressure in his new role, as Facebook attempts to tackle the problem of fake news on its platform before United States mid-term political elections in November. Mr Clegg has d...More..

MJ Akbar resigns over #MeToo allegations; ‘vindication of truth’, says Congress
by | Saturday, October 20, 2018

MJ Akbar resigns over #MeToo allegations; ‘vindication of truth’, says Congress

More than a dozen women who worked with Akbar during his days as an editor had come out with allegations ranging from sexual harassment to assault. Akbar, earlier this week, sued Ramani, stating that her al...More..