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Global News Storm Callum officially named as Waterford hit with Status Orange warning
Author: 0 Storm Callum officially named as Waterford hit with Status Orange warning

Here an Amber Warning is in place all day. Storm Callum is expected to pass over the country in a northerly direction, with warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Clare set to expire at around lunchtime tomorrow. A road that was closed after an accident at Slieve Gullion forest park near Newry, Co Down, where a contractor working for Northern Ireland Water died after he was hit by a falling tree as Storm Ali wreaked havoc across Ireland.

Global News Bulgaria: Journalist Viktoria Marinova Found Raped and Murdered
Author: 0 Bulgaria: Journalist Viktoria Marinova Found Raped and Murdered

Previously, she was best known for presenting a regional lifestyle show and was not a household name nationally. European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmerman said he was "shocked by the horrendous murder ". "Her death was caused by blows to the head and suffocation, and her mobile phone, vehicle keys, glasses and some of her clothing were missing", Georgi Georgiev, Ruse's regional prosecutor, told reporters.

Global News Melania in Egypt to visit Pyramids on final leg of Africa tour
Author: 0 Melania in Egypt to visit Pyramids on final leg of Africa tour

Laura Bush made promoting health on the continent a major part of her tenure, particularly in her husband's second term, when she made seven trips to countries there. Many drew comparisons with Meryl Streep's character in Out Of Africa, while some said she was completing the look of colonialiser. Per the New York Times , several people on Twitter have denounced her choice.

Global News Limo crash kills 20 people in NY
Author: 0 Limo crash kills 20 people in NY

Sumwalt said there was extensive damage to the front of the limo, mostly on the driver's side. Officials said the limo was descending a hill on Route 30 in Schoharie and failed to stop at an intersection , a T-junction, where there's a stop sign.

Global News Brazil presidential elections: Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins first round
Author: 0 Brazil presidential elections: Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins first round

Preliminary results show that Jair Bolsonaro , a far-right congressman and former army captain, returned a commanding lead in the first round of Brazil's presidential election. Some voters - particularly women - wore "Not Him" slogans to polling stations, declaring their fierce opposition to Bolsonaro. Workers' Party stalwarts are still fuming about the 2016 impeachment and removal from office of President Dilma Rousseff , da Silva's predecessor.

Global News Trump apologises to Kavanaugh over 'unfair' treatment
Author: 0 Trump apologises to Kavanaugh over 'unfair' treatment

At a swearing-in ceremony at the White House , Mr Trump said he was beginning the judicial swearing-in ceremony differently this time, by apologising to Justice Kavanaugh and his family over the way he had been treated. The president - whose Republicans fear losing at least the lower chamber of Congress - predicted that Democrats would pay for their attempts to block the confirmation, especially during the lurid debate over decades-old sexual assault allegations .

Global News Pakistan's opposition leader jailed for 10 days ahead of by
Author: 0 Pakistan's opposition leader jailed for 10 days ahead of by

They claimed that Shahbaz Sharif was arrested to malign PML-N before the by-polls. In July, an anti-corruption court sentenced Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison over properties his family allegedly owned in the United Kingdom, following revelations in the Panama Papers.

Global News Interpol chief resigns, China says Meng under probe for breach of law
Author: 0 Interpol chief resigns, China says Meng under probe for breach of law

Meanwhile, Interpol says Mr Meng resigned as the body's president on Sunday evening. Under its terms it had appointed senior vice-president Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as acting president. China's National Supervisory Commission announced just before midnight that Meng had been detained while an unspecified law violation was being investigated.

Global News Trump Hopes to See North Korea's Kim Soon After Pompeo Meeting
Author: 0 Trump Hopes to See North Korea's Kim Soon After Pompeo Meeting

In Pyongyang, Pompeo and Kim met for almost four hours, first in a business session and then in a 90-minute luncheon that the North Korean leader hosted at a state guest house. "Thanks for hosting me and my team". "If you do see concrete action that assures the US, the rest of the world that definitely concrete steps are being taken to eliminate very important parts of their nuclear program, then that's a definite step forward and builds the trust", Kang told The Washington Post in an ...

Global News Senate near Kavanaugh approval after epic struggle
Author: 0 Senate near Kavanaugh approval after epic struggle

The announcements Friday by Republican Susan Collins of ME and Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia came after weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and Capitol protests . Vice President Mike Pence planned to be available Saturday in case his tie-breaking vote was needed, which now seems unlikely. Melania (meh-LAH'-nee-ah) Trump is offering some supportive words for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh .

Global News PH condoles with quake-hit Indonesia; to provide financial aid
Author: 0 PH condoles with quake-hit Indonesia; to provide financial aid

The small city of 370,000 people has been the focus of the aid effort launched after last Friday's 7.5 magnitude natural disaster and tsunami on the west coast of Sulawesi island. "A disaster could come anytime, no one can predict, but whenever it occurs, we must have the capacity to address it", Nazara told reporters on the sidelines of a book launch by the International Monetary Fund and Bank Indonesia.

Global News New US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh A Conservative Stalwart
Author: 0 New US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh A Conservative Stalwart

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as an associate justice of the Supreme Court , putting a second nominee from President Donald Trump on the highest court in the land. The brutal hearing sparked a supplemental Federal Bureau of Investigation dive into Kavanaugh's background and a week-long delay of the Senate vote.

Global News South Koreans head North for 2007 summit anniversary
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U.S. State Department said Tuesday that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) for further talks concerning the country's denuclearization. Gardner urged against a second Trump-Kim summit unless there's the prospect of progress. That was Kim and Moon's third meeting this year as they work to resolve the nuclear standoff following a torrid run of North Korean nuclear and missile tests.

Global News GoFundMe campaign for Brett Kavanaugh raises close to $600000
Author: 0 GoFundMe campaign for Brett Kavanaugh raises close to $600000

Retired Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy refused to comment on the Kavanaugh scandal when asked about it last month, but did offer a vague statement about the state of democracy. Kavanaugh testified regarding the multiple sexual misconduct allegations that have been made against him since his nomination to the court, all of which he categorically denies.

Author: 0 Democrats: Kavanaugh confirmation sends 'terrible message' to women

Earlier Saturday, the Senate voted 50-48 , mostly along party lines, to confirm Kavanaugh to the nation's highest court. Giving evidence to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Kavanaugh launched an impassioned defence of his conduct and character after being accused of sexually assaulting Professor Christine Blasey Ford at a high school party in 1982 when she was 15 and he was 17.

Global News Wife of ex-Malaysian PM arrested by anti-graft agency
Author: 0 Wife of ex-Malaysian PM arrested by anti-graft agency

Malaysian authorities once again called in former prime minister Najib Razak and his wife, Rosmah Mansor, for questioning on Wednesday in an investigation into alleged graft linked to state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB ). She was spending a night in detention before being taken to court to face money-laundering charges. This is the first time the wife of a former prime minister has been arrested.

Global News Pompeo to visit China Monday
Author: 0 Pompeo to visit China Monday

The operation was conducted to "uphold the rights and freedoms of all states under global law". The US disregard of China's claims over the disputed waters, through which trillions of dollars-worth of trade passes annually, is being demonstrated amid unprecedented tensions between the world's two largest economies.

Global News Putin lands in Delhi with his arms bazaar
Author: 0 Putin lands in Delhi with his arms bazaar

The sale of Russian long-range surface-to-air missile systems is a sticking point as it is unclear whether India will receive a waiver from Washington on US sanctions meant to punish Russia for its annexation of Crimea and alleged interference in the 2016 USA elections.

Global News China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine
Author: 0 China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine

According to the Xinhua news agency, Fan is personally being fined about £54m of the total amount due for tax evasion. Fan would not be investigated for criminal responsibility for tax evasion as long as the taxes, fines and late fees amounting to almost 900 million yuan ($130 million) are paid on time, the report said .

Global News Two Koreas begin DMZ landmine removal work
Author: 0 Two Koreas begin DMZ landmine removal work

It's not unusual for wooden North Korean mine boxes to wash down a swollen river in summer, causing deadly incidents in South Korea . Since fighting during the 1950-1953 Korean War ended in a stalemate, at least nine soldiers have been killed in incidents with North Korean troops, including the killing in 1976 of two USA soldiers by axe-wielding North Koreans, the UNC says.

Global News Brett Kavanaugh faces Senate committee vote
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh faces Senate committee vote

The first question is a bit easier to answer, while senators and other USA government representatives can request assistance or information from the FBI, the actual assigning of an investigation or task to them can only be done by the president or at the president's request.

Global News All passengers and crew survive after plane crashes into Pacific Ocean
Author: 0 All passengers and crew survive after plane crashes into Pacific Ocean

The airline did not immediately respond to requests for more details about the passenger, such as his age or nationality. Footage released by the Navy shows the team speeding towards the downed Boeing 737-800, which slammed into the water about 160 metres short of the runway at Chuuk International Airport on September 28 .

Global News 800+ dead in powerful Indonesia quake and tsunami
Author: 0 800+ dead in powerful Indonesia quake and tsunami

The death toll from an quake and tsunami on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi has risen to 832, the national disaster mitigation agency says, adding it assessed the affected area to be bigger than initially thought. Indonesia's Metro TV broadcast aerial footage from a coastal community in Donggala, close to the epicentre of the quake. Some waterfront homes appeared crushed but a resident said most people fled to higher ground after the quake struck.

Global News Indian troops fire shots at Pakistani helicopter in Kashmir
Author: 0 Indian troops fire shots at Pakistani helicopter in Kashmir

Pakistani chopper that violated the Indian airspace along the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday was reportedly carrying the Prime Minister of Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) Raja Farooq Haider Khan. Three forward posts fired small arms after noticing the airspace violation. A video of the same was also released and widely circulated on social media platforms.

Global News Time running short as intensive NAFTA effort nears U.S.-imposed deadline
Author: 0 Time running short as intensive NAFTA effort nears U.S.-imposed deadline

USA officials have been keeping President Donald Trump in the loop on every step since Friday, but there was no plan as of 6 p.m.to go to the White House to brief him in person, two people said. "We are in a very tough negotiation with the United States over NAFTA. there is no deadline on this". Lighthizer has praised the U.S. -Mexico deal as likely to reduce the $71 billion trade deficit with Mexico.

Global News Justin Milne resigns as ABC chairman after crisis board meeting
Author: 0 Justin Milne resigns as ABC chairman after crisis board meeting

It's been a chaotic week for the ABC - Milne's resignation comes just a few days after his board sacked ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie on Monday. Despite contrary claims, Milne asserts "nobody" from the Australian government has ever "told him" what to do at the ABC . He said he never used the term "babes", but did sometimes call people he liked "chicks" in order to relax them.

Global News Trump accuses China of election meddling:
Author: 0 Trump accuses China of election meddling: "They don't want me to win"

He added, "They do not want me or us to win, because I am the first president ever to challenge China on trade". Subsequently, Trump claimed in a tweet China is placing propaganda in USA newspapers. "China has openly stated that they are actively trying to impact and change our election by attacking our farmers, ranchers and industrial workers due to their loyalty to me", Trump wrote on Twitter .

Global News Indonesia tsunami: Air traffic controller died in hero mission
Author: 0 Indonesia tsunami: Air traffic controller died in hero mission

Hundreds of people had gathered for a festival on Palu's beach when the wall of water smashed onshore at dusk on Friday, sweeping many people to their deaths. The only Filipino on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi is safe after a powerful quake and tsunami left at least 420 dead there, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Saturday.

Global News Trump says there's no plan to meet with 'lovely' Iran president
Author: 0 Trump says there's no plan to meet with 'lovely' Iran president

But on two others countries that Trump lambasted a year ago - Iran and Venezuela - the president offered fresh warnings. The Iran nuclear deal, which Bolton called "the worst diplomatic debacle in American history", has become a bone of contention between the United States and Europe, which continues to defend it.

Global News Russian Federation to send advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation to send advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Russia's defense ministry says it has evidence that the IDF report on the fatal Russian plane crash "distorts" the facts surrounding the incident and that Israel is to blame. Under orders from the Russian President, the Syrian army will receive a new S-300 surface-to-air missile system as well as new radar jamming technology.

Global News Kavanaugh accuser details alleged sexual assault to U.S. Senate committee
Author: 0 Kavanaugh accuser details alleged sexual assault to U.S. Senate committee

A third woman stepped forward Wednesday to accuse Supreme Court hopeful Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. His answer has been the same, denial down the line. Blasey Ford, a university professor in California, told the Senate Judiciary Committee it was "absolutely not" possible that she had mistakenly identified Kavanaugh as her attacker.

Global News Senate panel voting Friday morning on Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Senate panel voting Friday morning on Kavanaugh

Ford said "absolutely not" when Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein asked her if it could be a case of mistaken identity. A psychology professor who is married with two children, she said Kavanaugh and a friend of his, Mark Judge, were drunk at the 1982 party when they pushed her into a bedroom.

Global News Plane overshot runway before ending up in Micronesian lagoon
Author: 0 Plane overshot runway before ending up in Micronesian lagoon

Videos posted to social media show rescue boats attending the scene, helping passengers and crew get off the half-submerged wreckage to safety. Thanks in part to a flotilla of local boats, all 47 people aboard a Boeing 737 are safe after a crash-landing in a lagoon at the Pacific island of Chuuk.

Author: 0 Trump brings rare laughter to United Nations summit

Yes, actually laughing at them. "They laugh at us". The incident took place during Trump's speech to the annual UN General Assembly . He added that Trump not only disagreed with that resolution but said whoever implements it "will be punished".

Author: 0 Trump could pull Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

Ford is scheduled to testify Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee , which will hear from both her and Kavanaugh, who has categorically denied the allegations. Senate Judiciary Committee chair Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has scheduled a vote on Kavanaugh's nomination for Friday. Senate Judiciary Committee staff asked Kavanaugh on Tuesday about an anonymous claim, sent to Senator Cory Gardner (R-Colorado) alleging he "physically assaulted a woman he socialized with in the ...

Global News Abhilash Tomy, stranded in Indian Ocean, rescued
Author: 0 Abhilash Tomy, stranded in Indian Ocean, rescued

Tomy's mentor and accomplished sailor Captain Dilip Donde (retd) said, "Most people don't see those kind of rough seas in their entire lives". Don McIntyre, the race chairman in Les Sables d'Olonne in France, where the Golden Globe solo non-stop round the world race began, said: "We are very grateful to all these worldwide organisations for mobilising their resources so quickly and for the lead role taken by MRCC in Canberra ".

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