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Brazil's polarized election enters last day of campaigning

Brazil's polarized election enters last day of campaigning

Mr Bolsonaro's closest rival is centre-Left Workers' Party candidate Fernando Haddad , who, with 25 per cent, is set to face Mr Bolsonaro in a run-off later this month. He has been covering the elect...

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Reported explosion at oil refinery in Saint John, NB

Residents across Saint John reported feeling the explosion , with some calling it "bed shaking", according to CBC . The company shut most of the plant for planned maintenance in late September, bu...

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Wedding limousine crash leaves 20 dead in New York State

Wedding limousine crash leaves 20 dead in New York State

A woman kneels after placing flowers at the scene where 20 people died as the result of a limousine crashing into a parked and unoccupied SUV at an intersection a day earlier, in Schoharie, N.Y. The...

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UN report on global warming carries life-or-death warning

One key fact was that by the year 2100, global sea level rise would be as much as 10 cm lower with with an increase of 1.5°C compared to 2°C. Three years ago, nations in the Paris agreement issu...

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Trump anticipates Senate win for Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

Trump anticipates Senate win for Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-10 on party lines on September 28 to move Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate. Mr Trump was flying to Kansas on Air Force One at the time of the vote, b...

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Columbus Day: What's open and closed on Monday?

Columbus Day: What's open and closed on Monday?

Offices in Columbus, Ohio , will remain open Monday and close on Veterans Day instead. All PennDOT Driver License and Photo Centers will be closed statewide- including the center in Butler. A few...

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Kavanaugh nomination clears key Senate hurdle

Kavanaugh nomination clears key Senate hurdle

Some 164 people were arrested, most for demonstrating on the Capitol steps, 14 for disrupting the Senate's roll call vote. Joe Manchin , D-W.Va., voted to advance Kavanaugh's nomination, giving h...

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Serena Williams' husband slams double standards between her and Brett Kavanaugh

Serena Williams' husband slams double standards between her and Brett Kavanaugh

The president - whose Republicans fear losing at least the lower chamber of Congress in November - angrily predicted that the Kavanaugh row would backfire on Democrats. Kavanaugh's first cases will be...

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Fox Hires Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks

Fox Hires Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks

Fox News is President Donald Trump's favourite cable channel. According to a press release, Hicks will join "New Fox", the company left following Twenty-First Century Fox's upcoming merger with D...

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Saudi Arabia denies journalist killed at consulate in Turkey

Saudi Arabia denies journalist killed at consulate in Turkey

The official said that a security delegation consisting of Saudi investigators arrived in Istanbul on Saturday to participate in the investigations into the disappearance of Khashoggi. According t...

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Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in occupied West Bank, army says

Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in occupied West Bank, army says

As of now we know nothing about the circumstances. Palestinian militant groups praised the attack, calling it revenge for Israeli "crimes" towards the Palestinians. Soldiers, as well as police and...

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Brazil on the cusp of sharp move right with Bolsonaro

Brazil on the cusp of sharp move right with Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro almost won the presidency in Sunday's first-round vote , taking 46 percent of votes against Haddad's 29 percent. If the exit polls are confirmed, he will face Fernando Haddad from the lef...

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Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court after divisive fight

Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court after divisive fight

But in a well-functioning democracy, the Senate would have rejected Kavanaugh's nomination: The 50 senators who voted him onto the court last weekend collectively represent just 44 percent of the ...

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China demands United States stop 'misguided actions' amid frosty ties

China demands United States stop 'misguided actions' amid frosty ties

Ambassador to South Korea Harry Harris upon his arrival at Osan Air Base in Pyeongtaek, in South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, after his North Korea trip. Trump canceled Pompeo's planned trip to Pyon...

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Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein

Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein

Rosenstein oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. " Rudy Giuliani , when he was mayor of New York City, had a ver...

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U.S. condemns China for threatening cross-strait stability

U.S. condemns China for threatening cross-strait stability

China, Pence said , "has mobilized covert actors , front groups, and propaganda outlets to shift Americans' perception of Chinese policies". Much of Pence's remarks are meant to inform the public ...

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Susan Rice Considering a 2020 Challenge to Senator Collins in Maine

Susan Rice Considering a 2020 Challenge to Senator Collins in Maine

The group was working at the Supreme Court on Sunday to help prepare Kavanaugh for his debut on this Supreme Court bench this week. Police stood guard at the doors. They appeared to have counted o...

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Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice

Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice

The vote tally is 51-49, while the fate of full confirmation, which could be as early as Saturday, remains unclear. She has not spoken directly about Kavanaugh, but tweeted about ending Supreme Court...

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Limo in crash that killed 20 failed to stop

Limo in crash that killed 20 failed to stop

It ploughed into an unoccupied sport-utility vehicle in a parking lot across from the intersection . State police confirmed Sunday the death toll and said the crash involved two vehicles. Federal i...

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Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed After Heated National Debate

President Donald Trump's controversial Supreme Court pick was approved by senators on Saturday in highly unusual scenes where protesters heckled from the Senate's public gallery as politicians cast ...

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EU Praises Nobel Prize Awarded to Fighters against Sexual Violence

EU Praises Nobel Prize Awarded to Fighters against Sexual Violence

Some commentators predicted that President Donald Trump and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in may be recipients of the prize for their work on restoring peace to the Korean peninsula, despite the fact...

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Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald Charged With Second Degree Murder

Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald Charged With Second Degree Murder

On Friday, a jury convicted the officer on one count of second-degree murder and 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm (one for each bullet fired). Several cases in the past few years - inclu...

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Magnitude 5.9 natural disaster strikes neighbouring Haiti

Magnitude 5.9 natural disaster strikes neighbouring Haiti

The government said eight of the 12 victims were killed in Port-de-Paix, capital of Haiti's Nord-Ouest department, while three were in Gros-Morne and one in Saint-Louis-du-Nord. Poverty and political ...

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Libertarian candidate for Senate voices supports Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice Saturday night after the bitterly polarized U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed him. In a procedural vote Friday that handed Republicans an ini...

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Post prints empty column for Saudi writer missing in Turkey

Post prints empty column for Saudi writer missing in Turkey

Saudi Arabia's ambassador in Ankara was summoned to the Turkish Foreign Ministry for an explanation over the incident, while Saudi officials announced they were coordinating with Turkish authorities ...

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Donald Trump: Africans Love Melania

Donald Trump: Africans Love Melania

Malawi's schools have received some 9.6 million books under the programme in the past few years. According to Malawi State House official says Mrs Trump was looking forward to seeing how the U.S. Th...

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Nigeria's opposition PDP selects Abubakar as 2019 presidential election

Nigeria's opposition PDP selects Abubakar as 2019 presidential election

The online poll conducted by national newspaper, Daily Trust drew response from 17,925 respondents who were asked to respond to the question: "Who is the best candidate for the Peoples Democratic P...

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China says Interpol chief Meng Hongwei is under investigation

China says Interpol chief Meng Hongwei is under investigation

A brief statement from the Chinese anti-graft body said: "Public Security Ministry Vice Minister Meng Hongwei is now under investigation by the National Supervisory Commission for suspected violatio...

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'A profoundly heart-breaking day': Celebration and anger for Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

'A profoundly heart-breaking day': Celebration and anger for Brett Kavanaugh confirmation

Announcements by Republican Susan Collins of ME and Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia that they'll support the conservative jurist made Saturday's confirmation vote a formality, an anticlimactic...

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Vice President Pence says China interfering in U.S

Vice President Pence says China interfering in U.S

He will say an intelligence official told him that what "the Russians are doing pales in comparison to what China is doing across this country". Sounding the alarm, Pence will also warn other nation...

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