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Duchess Meghan And Prince Harry's Baby May Not Be Prince Or Princess

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:20

The poor baby ― Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's child on the way will not be

Best Bites: Brie and cheddar apple beer soup

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 08:00

Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your

President Trump’s job-approval rating climbs

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 07:49

Polls shows Democratic House candidates hold a double-digit lead over Republicans with the midterm election three weeks away.

Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli soldier - military

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 07:36

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian who tried to stab one of them in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the military said. "A Palestinian attempted to stab a soldier at the site. Israel's Shin Bet internal security service said the assailant, whom it did not name, was a resident of the West Bank village of Biddya and had no record of anti-Israeli activity.

Google launches Motorbike Mode navigation in Kenya, first for Africa

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 06:01

Google, said on Monday it would offer Motorbike Mode on Google Maps in Kenya, offering the voice navigation service for bike riders in Africa for the first time. Google, part of the U.S. firm Alphabet Inc, already provides the service in Asian nations, such as India. "For over a million Kenyans, boda bodas are a convenient and affordable way to move and transport goods from one place to another," Google said in a statement.

'Give Me My Phone Back, Senator:' GOP's David Perdue Snatches Device From Student

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 04:54

Georgia Sen. David Perdue (R) reportedly grabbed a cell phone from a

North and South Korea agree railway ceremony next month

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 04:12

The two Koreas will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the reconnection of their railways and roads as early as next month, they agreed Monday, as Seoul pursues an approach to the nuclear-armed North increasingly diverging from the US. "The South and North agreed to hold the groundbreaking ceremony for the connection and modernisation of the east and west coast rail and road in late November or early December," read a joint statement issued after the meeting. Monday's talks marked the second meeting between South Korean unification minister Cho Myoung-gyon and his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon since President Moon Jae-in met with Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang last month.

Leader of Russia-backed Crimea to visit Syria

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 02:29

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of Crimea, annexed by Russia from Ukraine in 2014, is to visit Syria on Monday, the pro-government newspaper al-Watan said. Russia-backed Crimean Prime Minister Sergei Aksyonov will visit Damascus for two days. Russia is a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's seven-year long conflict. The leaders of two other Russia-backed breakaway regions, Georgia's South Ossetia and Abkhazia, also visited Damascus this year. Crimea has been under Western sanctions since it was annexed from Ukraine by Russia in 2014. ...

Jamie Dimon Joins Growing List Of Business Leaders Skipping Saudi Conference

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 23:48

Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, and Bill Ford, chairman of the

Angela Merkel's Conservative Allies Lose Ground in Bavarian Election, Signaling Possible Turbulence

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 22:38

The Christian Social Union has clashed with the chancellor on immigration

Trump Says Without His Mockery Of Christine Blasey Ford, 'We Would Not Have Won'

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 22:14

President Donald Trump defended his treatment of Christine Blasey Ford, the

More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after Michael

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 20:49

Dozens of people remained missing on Sunday in Florida Panhandle communities reduced to ruins by Hurricane Michael as rescuers said they expected the death toll to rise and survivors grappled with power outages and shortages of food and water. Already at least 18 deaths in four states have been blamed on the hurricane as rescue crews using cadaver dogs and heavy equipment searched through collapsed homes in small towns such as Mexico Beach and Panama City for more victims. "If we lose only one life, to me that's going to be a miracle," Mexico Beach Mayor Al Cathey told local media.

Stacey Abrams: GOP opponent creating 'miasma of fear' over voting in Georgia

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 18:00

Stacey Abrams, Georgia’s Democratic candidate for governor, is trying to reach voters who don’t usually vote in midterm elections in the hopes to drive up turnout in her race against the Republican Brian Kemp. As a crisis of potential voter suppression in Georgia deepened, the Democratic candidate for governor accused her opponent of seeking to disenfranchise people of color and women by creating a “miasma of fear” around voting. Stacey Abrams, who if elected would become the first African American woman governor of any state, is running against Georgia’s Republican secretary of state, Brian Kemp.

German bus crashes on Swiss highway, 1 dead and 14 injured

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 16:03

BERLIN (AP) — A German bus crashed into a metal post on a highway in southern Switzerland Sunday, leaving one woman dead and another 14 people injured, police said.

Buffer zone brings fragile calm to Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 15:28

BEIRUT (AP) — A month after Russia, Turkey and Iran came together in a last-ditch effort to avert a potentially catastrophic Syrian government offensive in Idlib, they appear to have succeeded in creating a buffer zone around the northern rebel-held province, defusing tensions in a major flashpoint area.

Idaho Fish And Game Official Under Fire Over African Hunting Trip

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 14:56

An Idaho Fish and Game commissioner faces calls to resign after sharing photos

Four shot dead at one-year-old's birthday party in Texas

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 14:08

A 37-year-old man is suspected of shooting five men with a handgun early Saturday evening in the backyard of a home in the small town of Taft, north of Corpus Christi, said Sgt. Nathan Brandley of the Texas Department of Public Safety. Police were searching on Sunday for the suspected gunman, Ronnie Rodriguez Sr., and have also arrested his son, Ronnie Rodriguez Jr., 20, in connection with the shooting, Brandley said.

Merkel's Bavarian Ally Loses Absolute Majority in State Vote

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 13:35

The ruling Christian Social Union, which has dominated Bavarian politics since World War II, took about 36 percent of the vote on Sunday, its lowest result since 1950, according to projections by broadcaster ZDF. Voters migrated to the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, or AfD, which won its first seats in the state parliament with about 11 percent, while the other winner of the night was the Green party, which more than doubled its support to some 18 percent. Seven months into her fourth term, the result is a warning shot to Merkel because it reflects fading support nationwide for the three governing parties -- her Christian Democratic Union, the CSU and the Social Democrats.

Pope canonises murdered Salvadoran Archbishop and Pope who enshrined Church opposition to contraception

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 13:09

Pope Francis has canonised Pope Paul VI and Salvadoran archbishop Oscar Romero, two of the most contested figures of the Catholic Church in the 20th century, who both had a powerful influence over his papacy.   In a ceremony on Sunday that drew more than 70,000 people to St Peter’s Square, Francis also presided over the canonisation of five other, including the German founder of a religious congregation, the Spanish founder of another order, two Italian priests and a teen-ager.   “All these saints, in different contexts, put today’s word into practice in their lives, without lukewarmness, without calculation, with the passion to risk everything and to leave it all behind,” Pope Francis said in his homily.   A Latin American icon, Archbishop Romero vocally opposed military oppression of El Salvador's right-wing government and was gunned down during Mass in a hospital chapel in March 1980.  He was remembered by Francis in his homily as a man who “left the security of the world, even his own safety, in order to give his life according to the Gospel, close to the poor and to his people, with a heart drawn to Jesus and his brothers and sisters.” Romero was shot dead by gunmen linked to right-wing death squads, a day after telling an army made up largely of peasants that they were killing their own people.  Paul VI guided the Church trough one of its most turbulent modern periods and was the first Pope who travelled abroad, starting a new tradition for his successors.  Faced with the issue of whether to change the Church’s longstanding opposition to artificial birth control, Paul VI issued his landmark encyclical Humanae Vitae in 1968, delivering a strong “no” to change and reaffirming the Church’s position on contraception.

Bernie Sanders is not a fan of ‘disruptive and rude’ Democratic protesters

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 12:59

The former presidential candidate said he would much rather see progressives voice their outrage through the ballot box.