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Death row inmate's freaky final meal

Death row inmate's freaky final meal A court has rejected the latest legal challenge by death row inmate Edmund Zagorski to his scheduled November 1 execution, finding "this late-hour appeal to be meritless". Shortly afterward, the Supreme Court agreed to hear a challenge to the electric chair. He opted for this method of execution over a lethal injection. [Full Article...]

Trump rallies for 2018 Republicans - with an eye toward 2020

Trump rallies for 2018 Republicans - with an eye toward 2020 In 2016 the Republicans ran on a promise to repeal Obamacare. "Clearly there's an terrible lot on the line in terms of the legislative agenda", said Republican consultant Josh Holmes. Trump effusively praised Morrisey, the state's attorney general, saying that "he'll always vote for us". Representative Ted Lieu, a Democrat, said earlier this week that his party would launch an investigation ... [Full Article...]

All asylum seeker children to leave Nauru: Brandis

All asylum seeker children to leave Nauru: Brandis New Zealand has also offered to take some of the refugees, but Australia has declined the offer because it fears that would allow asylum seekers to enter through the "back door". "We have seen children not eating or drinking for days, in a comatose state". Not everyone is on board with the move though, including one MP/ghoulish-halloween-mannequin-come-to-life named Tony Abbott who recently and... [Full Article...]

False Kavanaugh Accuser Referred to FBI and DOJ for Investigation

False Kavanaugh Accuser Referred to FBI and DOJ for Investigation Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) referred a second woman who made sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh for criminal investigation for allegedly making materially false statements to the Committee during the course of its investigation. [Full Article...]

Legal decisions and a racist robocall in Georgia governor's race

Legal decisions and a racist robocall in Georgia governor's race The call, sent to an unknown number of Georgians, impersonates Oprah Winfrey , the billionaire media titan who came to Georgia on Thursday to support Abrams. Trump announced he would campaign in Macon, Georgia at 4 p.m. the same day. "I'm kind of a big deal too." The Ingraham Angle airs weekdays at 10 p.m. [Full Article...]

Man-eating tiger shot dead in India after massive hunt

Man-eating tiger shot dead in India after massive hunt Avni was protecting her two 10-month old dependent cubs in the vicinity of the Tippeshwar Tiger Sanctuary, since the past several weeks till she was shot down by a marksman, Nawab Asghar Ali Khan. Wildlife activist and medico Jerryl A. Banait, who had filed a public interest litigation jointly with NGO Earth Brigade Foundation (EBF), said that the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA)'s r... [Full Article...]

Bonfire night 2018 fireworks: Where to watch fireworks in London, Manchester, Birmingham

Bonfire night 2018 fireworks: Where to watch fireworks in London, Manchester, Birmingham The bonfire and fireworks display run by Ayton Jubilee Committee starts at 6.30pm. The Act established annual church celebrations to commemorate the foiling of the plot, which over time evolved from official ceremonies to feature bonfires and fireworks. [Full Article...]

USA indicts Chinese, Taiwan firms for targeting Micron trade secrets

USA indicts Chinese, Taiwan firms for targeting Micron trade secrets Five other cases are now being prosecuted for theft or attempted technology theft by China's government. United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced an initiative that will deal with Chinese trade theft cases, saying there should be an end to "cheating". [Full Article...]

Trump backtracks on threat to shoot migrants at border

Trump backtracks on threat to shoot migrants at border The president made the claims five days before the USA midterm elections , when voters will determine which party will hold power in Congress and statehouses across the country. Pierce said that the timing of the migrant caravan was "a political gift" to Trump because the issue of immigration had served him so well during the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Indonesia protests execution of migrant worker in Saudi

Indonesia protests execution of migrant worker in Saudi Indonesian journalists protest on October 19 against Saudi Arabia's murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi . 'We have called Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and conveyed our protest , ' Mr Widodo was quoted as saying by the office of his cabinet secretary. [Full Article...]

Former Merkel rival joins race to head German leader's party

Former Merkel rival joins race to head German leader's party Some predict her successor at the helm of the conservative CDU party will shift further right in response to the rising far-right AfD party in Germany - a phenomenon spurred in large part by Merkel's 2015 welcome of more than a million refugees. [Full Article...]

Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly

Oprah Stumps For Democrats In Georgia. Mike Pence Responds Brilliantly Oprah Winfrey is doing her part to help Stacey Abrams make history by becoming the first African-American woman to become United States governor . I'm not trying to test any waters. "For anybody here who has an ancestor who didn't have the right to vote, and you are choosing not to vote - wherever you are in this state, in this country - you are dishonoring your family", Winfrey said in Mari... [Full Article...]

Crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet: What we know

Crashed Indonesian Lion Air jet: What we know Indonesia's Transport Ministry has ordered a review of all low-priced airlines in the country and suspended staff linked to the Lion Air flight that crashed on Monday killing the 189 people aboard. Indonesian Navy divers have retrieved the black box from the Lion Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea early this week. A total of 37 bags of body parts from the crashed Indonesian plane have... [Full Article...]

Freedom House names Armenia as country with free internet

Freedom House names Armenia as country with free internet According to the "Freedom of the Net" 2018 report, of the 65 nations surveyed, internet freedom declined in 26 countries during the period from June 2017 to May 2018. Freedom House goes on to explain that technology "should empower citizens" to make their own decisions "without coercion or hidden manipulation", and that protecting the internet from authoritarian and anti-democratic influence is... [Full Article...]

Turkey: Highest level of Saudi govt ordered writer’s slaying

Saudi agents killed Jamal Khashoggi after he entered the country's consulate in Istanbul for a routine paperwork errand. The Saudi attorney general then acknowledged that Khashoggi was killed in a premeditated murder . Turkey is seeking the extradition of 18 suspects detained in Saudi Arabia over the journalist's slaying. Hatice Cengiz, Khashoggi's fiancee, has written in the Washington Post... [Full Article...]

Arizona woman injured in crash survives for days before being rescued

Arizona woman injured in crash survives for days before being rescued Moralez said she was dirty from sleeping on the ground and had facial trauma - likely from the crash. Moralez, his rancher brother Dave Moralez and a co-worker were corraling a cow on the highway when they saw a damaged fence, a mangled auto and footprints leading from the vehicle, Reuters reported . [Full Article...]

U.S. urges return of Khashoggi's remains to family

Providing new details about Khashoggi's death this week, the Istanbul Prosecutor's Office called it an "assassination", issuing a statement saying Khashoggi was set upon soon after he entered the consulate, as part of a plan. In 2015, when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a congressman, he co-sponsored a bill that argued for classifying it as a terrorist group. Hours before the memorial,... [Full Article...]

Seven Dead In IS Attack On Bus Carrying Egyptian Christians

Seven Dead In IS Attack On Bus Carrying Egyptian Christians There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the shooting. El-Sissi, who has made the economy and security his top priorities since taking office in 2014, wrote on his Twitter account that Friday's attack was created to harm the "nation's solid fabric" and pledged to continue fighting terrorism. [Full Article...]

Police trying to trace Saudi sisters' movements before death

Police trying to trace Saudi sisters' movements before death The NYPD is equally considering all options in its investigation, including homicide, suicide or accident, a source said. Still, the NYPD is not ready to officially determine the causes of death. Despite the distance, the man believed they were together as their heads were both lowered in their hands as they loudly prayed. Police say there were no signs of trauma and it appeared that they were... [Full Article...]

Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, known as ‘father of Taliban’, shot dead

Pakistani cleric Maulana Samiul Haq, known as ‘father of Taliban’, shot dead Unknown attackers killed the cleric, who ran an Islamic seminary in northwestern Pakistan and was seen as a possible intermediary in talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, his deputy Yousaf Shah said. his madrassa (seminary) to sit with each other and build trust", a member of Haq's family told Reuters. Maulana Sami had told them that the Afghan issue was very complicated and its... [Full Article...]


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