• Police investigate suspicious package addressed to Robert De Niro in Tribeca
Police investigate suspicious package addressed to Robert De Niro in Tribeca

The FBI confirmed Friday it had recovered a suspicious package in Florida addressed to Senator Cory Booker , a Democrat from New Jersey. Investigators are treating the devices as "live" explosives, not a hoax, said James O'Neill, police commissioner of New York City, where two of the parcels have surfaced since the bomb scare began Monday ...

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  • Harry, Meghan arrive New Zealand
Harry, Meghan arrive New Zealand

Alifeleti Atiola, principal of Tupou College, reassured Meghan about the Zika threat, saying: "I just wanted to make sure that she knew that it is safe here". A crowd of about 2000, standing as far as eight people in, crammed around the square to get a glimpse. She said: "It felt really wonderful, it felt really good to see her put it on".

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  • Modi's Japan visit aimed at boosting strategic global partnership (Curtainraiser)
Modi's Japan visit aimed at boosting strategic global partnership (Curtainraiser)

During formal talks on Monday in Tokyo , Mr. Modi and Mr. Abe will discuss progress on a range of projects, collaboration on projects in third countries along the "Asia-Africa" growth corridor and cooperation on the "connectivity, economic and geostrategic" aspects of the Indo-Pacific region, the Foreign Secretary said .

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  • Satan-worshiping Polk girls plot stabbing attack at school, police say
Satan-worshiping Polk girls plot stabbing attack at school, police say

During a search of one of the student's phones, officials found a message that the girls planned "to leave body parts at the entrance" and then kill themselves. When interviewed by officers, the girls said they wanted to kill at least 15 people. Two "tween" girls were caught with knives and other sharp utensils at a Florida middle school.

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  • Mail Bombs Were 'Not Hoax Devices'
Mail Bombs Were 'Not Hoax Devices'

The US government on Friday announced a suspect had been arrested in connection with 12 suspicious packages and pipe bombs sent to critics of Donald Trump in a days-long spree that has inflamed the United States ahead of key midterm elections.

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  • Migrant caravan needs our support • The Duquesne Duke
Migrant caravan needs our support • The Duquesne Duke

The migrant caravan as of Thursday is still in southern Mexico, more than 1,000 miles away from the nearest entry point into the U.S. Its size is estimated to be around 7,000, but many of those now walking are suffering from exhaustion, dehydration and heat stroke .

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  • At least 14 children and teachers die in Jordan flood
At least 14 children and teachers die in Jordan flood

Relatives of those affected have been gathering outside a local hospital, waiting for news. The Minister of Public Sector Development along with CDD are at the scene to follow up with the rescue efforts and the search of missing persons. Late on Thursday, 10 more students and a teacher were found and awaiting rescue, media reports said . Israel ...

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  • White House, CNN Engage In War Of Words Over Explosives Packages
White House, CNN Engage In War Of Words Over Explosives Packages

The package that CNN received was addressed to former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan, a periodic guest commentator on the cable network. While Trump called for a more civil tone while speaking at a rally in Wisconsin Wednesday, Sanders said he'll still be pointing out "contrasts of policy" between Democrats and Republicans, w...

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  • Gillum vs. DeSantis: Five takeaways from last night's debate
Gillum vs. DeSantis: Five takeaways from last night's debate

Gillum wasted no time turning Wednesday's news of pipe bombs sent to Democratic figures into an attack on President Donald Trump and DeSantis. Gillum asked his opponent. I can tell you, we're not doing it. Gillum has said he disagrees with the group's support of the Palestinian cause. Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, is a frequent critic of th...

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  • Andrew Gillum Cleans Up Ron DeSantis, Says
Andrew Gillum Cleans Up Ron DeSantis, Says "Racists Believe He’s A Racist"

The IRS has pushed back the deadline for Panhandle residents until early next year due to Hurricane Michael . Gillum implied that DeSantis has aligned himself with racists through social media and speeches he's made. NAACP President Derrick Johnson said his organization is "microfocused" on boosting black turnout this fall. On Sunday night, ...

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  • Donald Trump may send USA troops to Mexico border, migrants remain undeterred
Donald Trump may send USA troops to Mexico border, migrants remain undeterred

When asked about Trump's tweets critical of the caravan and his vows to keep them out, they have generally responded that he should stop attacking them and said they would keep trying to reach the United States. Mr Trump said on Twitter on Thursday that he was "bringing out the military for this National Emergency" and promised immigrants unl...

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  • Hurricane Willa Strengthens to Category 5 Storm, Aims for Mexico’s Pacific Coast
Hurricane Willa Strengthens to Category 5 Storm, Aims for Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Willa now has maximum sustained winds of 260 kph. An employee reinforces glass panels of a hotel in Mazatlan as a precautionary measure before the Hurricane Willa makes landfall. The SMN urged residents to "exercise extreme caution" as recent rains have softened the soil in some areas, and Willa's downpours could cause landslides, flooding and ...

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  • Russian football fans injured after escalator in Rome malfunctions
Russian football fans injured after escalator in Rome malfunctions

Most of those involved in Tuesday night's horrifying accident at Repubblica metro station were Russian football fans on their way to attend a Champions League match between Roma and CSKA Moscow, a spokesman with Italy's Fire Brigade said. Italian media said some football supporters were trapped between the metal plates of the steps. Local media r...

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  • China just opened the world's longest sea crossing
China just opened the world's longest sea crossing

President Xi Jinping presided over the inauguration early on Tuesday but said little except to declare the bridge officially open to a burst of fireworks projected onto a screen behind him. It is also reportedly strong enough to withstand an 8.0-magnitude natural disaster, a typhoon and strikes by cargo vessels. Obviously, the majority of Hon...

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  • Migrant Caravan Swells to 7000, Trump to CUT AID — CARAVAN CHAOS
Migrant Caravan Swells to 7000, Trump to CUT AID — CARAVAN CHAOS

The migrants, whose numbers include children and elderly people, say they are simply trying to escape violence and poverty. "My goal is to find work for a better future for my daughters", she said. "You have to help the next person". "If they stop us now, we'll just come back a second time ". But on Friday morning, thousands tried to cross th...

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  • Kerryn Phelps says she won't be a wrecker in Parliament
Kerryn Phelps says she won't be a wrecker in Parliament

Labor's candidate Tim Murray won 11 per cent. On a two-candidate basis Phelps is now leading the Liberals Dave Sharma 51.1% to 48.9%. Liberal candidate Dave Sharma was accosted on the hustings by protesters and confronted with leaked internal polling suggesting the party's heading for historic defeat but he still insists he's competitive.

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  • Turkey turns up heat on Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi
Turkey turns up heat on Saudi crown prince over Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia's many critics among Washington's politicians and commentators are calling for the United States to push King Salman to replace his son with another as crown prince. However, a leading U.S. Senate Republican said the Saudi explanation, which followed initial denials from the kingdom that it knew anything about Khashoggi's fate, wasn't...

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  • Trump accuses Saudis of 'lies' over Khashoggi killing
Trump accuses Saudis of 'lies' over Khashoggi killing

Speaking at an event in Istanbul on Sunday, Erdogan stated that Turkey seeks justice and will reveal the "naked truth", reported Xinhua news agency. Barring an unlikely "confession" from Prince Mohammed, Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff said Sunday, "the president is going to accept the crown prince's denials like he's accepted Mr Putin's den...

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  • Saudi Arabia confirms Jamal Khashoggi was killed in ‘brawl’ inside Istanbul consulate
Saudi Arabia confirms Jamal Khashoggi was killed in ‘brawl’ inside Istanbul consulate

Otherwise, I think it's pretty safe to conclude why the Saudis were there in the first place from what happened. We are considering the Saudi report and our next steps. "This appears to have been a deliberate, planned act followed by a cover up", he said in a statement. Qahtani was also dismissed from his role as aide in the royal court, where he...

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  • First Russian charged with attempted meddling in U.S. election
First Russian charged with attempted meddling in U.S. election

Petersburg, Russia , and is not in USA custody, billed Prigozhin and his companies to pay for advertisements on Facebook, bloggers, and for "development accounts" on Twitter, the complaint says. So far, they said, state and local officials have been able to prevent access or quickly mitigate these attempts. In this photo from June 21, 2017, spec...

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  • Fears For Jayme Closs Who Vanished After Her Parents Were Murdered
Fears For Jayme Closs Who Vanished After Her Parents Were Murdered

The violent murder of James and Denise Closs early October 15 and the ongoing search for their missing and endangered 13-year-old daughter has consumed the close-knit community. Investigators are trying to find out not only where Jayme is, but also what led to her parents' deaths in the small city of Barron. Though no information could clearly sh...

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  • Theresa May tells business chiefs she is confident of securing Brexit deal
Theresa May tells business chiefs she is confident of securing Brexit deal

EU Council President Donald Tusk has told May that "creative" thinking from Britain is required to avoid a hard border between EU member Ireland and the U.K's Northern Ireland, the issue that has brought divorce talks to a standstill. "The negotiations are very much about a solution and we have got to the point where they have become very techn...

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  • Trump threatens to close border to Mexico
Trump threatens to close border to Mexico

However, although President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has said he is confident that agreement with the USA can be reached, the Mexican government has denied that a deal has been done. The Mexican government, responding to President Donald's Trump request for help, sent federal police to block a huge caravan of migrants that say they're ...

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  • Indian minister in #MeToo storm quits
Indian minister in #MeToo storm quits

Women activists now hope to strengthen an existing Indian law, the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Act, which has been poorly implemented since it was enacted in 2013. "It should not be used to cast aspersions on the Union government", Singh said while talking to India Today in Agra. As part of the #MeToo movement , she went on to tweet...

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  • Donald Trump Celebrates Montana Congressman for Body Slamming a Reporter
Donald Trump Celebrates Montana Congressman for Body Slamming a Reporter

Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault after he shoved a reporter to the ground during his campaign. This article originally appeared on HuffPost . "Greg is smart", Mr Trump said of Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte , adding "by the way never wrestle him". Greg Gianforte of Montana for body slamming a reporter during his camp...

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  • Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy's leader
Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy's leader

Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople officially recognized the new Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Ukraine on October 11, sparking celebration in Kyiv and outrage in Moscow . In Ukraine, Moscow can organize provocations in an attempt to cast blame on the Ukrainians; but Kyiv is prepared for that and has warned the world that this is, in fact, wh...

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  • Ukrainian military jet crashes killing 2
Ukrainian military jet crashes killing 2

According to the Ukrainian military, both pilots - Ukrainian and U.S. servicemen - died as a result of the incident. The training flight was part of Clear Sky 2018, the largest aviation exercise staged in Ukraine since the former Soviet-bloc country gained independence in the early 1990s.

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  • Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit Against President Donald Trump Dismissed
Stormy Daniels' Defamation Suit Against President Donald Trump Dismissed

Daniels will be dipping into the more than $500,000 she managed to collect from donors, as the judge ordered her to pay his legal fees, the price of which has not yet been disclosed. Fleischer and Smith went on to note that the president's attack comes amid a tough few days for Trump rivals Michael Avenatti and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA).

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  • 3 arrested after NY street brawls following far-right event
3 arrested after NY street brawls following far-right event

After a brutal brawl that broke out when left-wing Antifa members "intercept [ed]" a group of right-wing "Proud Boys" in Manhattan Friday night, police say they are looking for a total of twelve people caught on video resorting to violence, including three Antifa and nine Proud Boys.

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  • PM: Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem
PM: Australia considering moving embassy to Jerusalem

Mr. Morrison said Australia remained committed to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict while conceding progress has been slow and the results underwhelming, news.com reports . Morrison and Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo planned to sign an agreement this year aimed at boosting trade and investment. Indonesian Foreig...

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  • Donald Trump rains insults on Elizabeth Warren after DNA test
Donald Trump rains insults on Elizabeth Warren after DNA test

Trump gleefully incorporated the statement into his tweets at the MA senator, saying on Tuesday: "Now Cherokee Nation denies her, 'DNA test is useless .' Even they don't want her. The co-hosts of " The View " clashed over the DNA test results for Sen. For her part, Warren has never claimed any tribal membership and says she respects the di...

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  • Hurricane
Hurricane "Leslie" hit the coast of Portugal

The storm, one of the most powerful to ever hit the country, is now passing over northern Spain. At the same time, Storm Callum unleashed fierce winds and torrential rains across much of western Britain with severe floods and landslides in parts of Wales.

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  • Inaugural Indigenous People's Day a celebration
Inaugural Indigenous People's Day a celebration

Columbus, Ohio - the midwestern American city named after Christopher Columbus - is not celebrating the famed explorer's federally recognized holiday, and will instead honor military veterans in its place. The mayor's office has said this decision is not connected to the nationwide movement to rename Columbus Day as " Indigenous Peoples Day" ...

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  • F-35 fighter jets grounded after United States crash
F-35 fighter jets grounded after United States crash

To date, the USA military has purchased 245 F-35 jets from Lockheed Martin. The accident marked the first crash of an F-35 in the 17 years since Lockheed Martin won the competition for the fighter jet in October 2001 and teamed with other contractors to begin production of the high-profile plane.

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  • Status Orange weather warning for Galway to remain in place until 5pm
Status Orange weather warning for Galway to remain in place until 5pm

Gusts 50 to 60 miles per hour are likely in some places, with potential for gusts of 70 to 80 miles per hour around exposed coasts and hills. It's warning southeast winds veering southwest will gust generally between 100 and 130km/h, higher in some coastal areas and on high ground.

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