The World Was Just Issued 12-Year Ultimatum On Climate Change

The report also enlists ways to slow down the warming process and limit the rise to 1.5 degree Celsius by 2100 - well below the 2 degree Celsius rise which is the intended goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change . Key points in the report ... More..

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US Senate confirms Kavanaugh to Supreme Court after divisive fight
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

US Senate confirms Kavanaugh to Supreme Court after divisive fight

Kavanaugh was quickly sworn in at the court building, across the street from the Capitol, even as protesters chanted outside. Grassley told reporters that he did not agree with Supreme Court Justice Elena Ka...More..

Left-wing party wins Latvia's parliamentary election: preliminary results
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Left-wing party wins Latvia's parliamentary election: preliminary results

Recent polls suggest Harmony will remain the biggest party, followed by the ruling Union of Greens and Farmers and the populist KPV LV. For Development/For! earned 12.04 percent and the National Alliance 11.0...More..

Kavanaugh confirmation likely with support from Collins, Flake & Manchin
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Kavanaugh confirmation likely with support from Collins, Flake & Manchin

She broke with fellow moderate Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska , who opposes the nominee. Minutes after Collins' announced her support, Manchin announced his backing of the judge. Democrats belit...More..

Donald Trump says allegations against Brett Kavanaugh were a 'hoax'
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Donald Trump says allegations against Brett Kavanaugh were a 'hoax'

A yawning divide has opened in the past year over whether allegations of sexual misconduct should be enough to topple accused men from the pinnacle of their professions. "I think, frankly, we are just l...More..

United Nations report on climate change sets off alarm bells
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

United Nations report on climate change sets off alarm bells

The stunning statistics were released Monday in a report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change , which warned that we must take "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all...More..

Week Ahead: Kavanaugh Confirmed, Sworn In - And What Comes Next
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Week Ahead: Kavanaugh Confirmed, Sworn In - And What Comes Next

Right now, a US district court judge in Texas is mulling whether to side with state Republicans who say Congress' decision to gut the law's mandate to hold insurance means the rest of the law should be fr...More..

Trump Totally Ignored Indigenous People in His Columbus Day Proclamation. Again
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Trump Totally Ignored Indigenous People in His Columbus Day Proclamation. Again

All PennDOT Driver License and Photo Centers will be closed statewide- including the center in Butler. It was all for Christopher Columbus, billed as America's "centerpiece" celebration marking the 500th anni...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Reported explosion at oil refinery in Saint John, NB

Residents of the area described feeling an explosion shortly after 10 a.m., and noted that flames and smoke could be seen from a great distance. Tom Kloza, global head of energy analysis at Oil Price Informat...More..

McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

McConnell now open to high court nomination in election year

Kavanaugh was sworn in as a justice Saturday evening in Washington after an extraordinarily fraught nomination that sparked angry protests, nail-biting votes and a national reckoning about sexual assault allega...More..

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey hunts black van it believes carried body
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi: Turkey hunts black van it believes carried body

Khashoggi said Saudis were expected to "accept, with gratitude, the social reforms that I have long called for while keeping silent on other matters - ranging from the Yemen quagmire, hastily executed econom...More..

Turkish police suspect Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Turkish police suspect Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate

The Washington Post chose to leave a blank space where Khashoggi's column would have been in its Friday edition in support of the missing writer. "The burden of proof is on Saudi Arabia to produce evidence ...More..

After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump on AF1
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

After meeting delay, Rosenstein to fly with Trump on AF1

The deputy attorney general left the plane walking side by side with the White House chief of staff, John Kelly. "No, I don't. No", Trump told reporters on Monday after he was asked if he has any plans to fir...More..

Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Former Trump aide Hicks joins Fox as communications chief

The new company, being created by the shedding of many of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets to the Walt Disney Co ., will include Fox News Channel, the Fox broadcasting network, several local Fox stati...More..

Brazil front-runner Bolsonaro misses last presidential debate
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Brazil front-runner Bolsonaro misses last presidential debate

Nonetheless, support for him has surged in recent days - with some observers saying that he could even win the presidency in the first-round ballot, with the left-leaning vote split between Haddad and a clutch ...More..

At least 50 dead, 100 burned in Congo tanker truck fire
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

At least 50 dead, 100 burned in Congo tanker truck fire

The fire quickly spread to nearby homes, Congo's health ministry said in a statement. South Africa officially conveyed its condolences on Sunday to the government and people of the Democratic Republic of the...More..

Melania Trump raises eyebrows in Africa with another white hat
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Melania Trump raises eyebrows in Africa with another white hat

Her focus on saving elephants seemed at odds with policies put forth by her husband, President Donald Trump . "It's very emotional", Trump said after her visit . She added, "But I have my own voice and my...More..

Jair Bolsonaro 'will not moderate rhetoric' in push for Brazil presidency
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro 'will not moderate rhetoric' in push for Brazil presidency

Now, with 99 percent of the votes counted, Bolsonaro and Fernando Haddad of the Workers' Party will head to runoff elections on October 28. Bolsonaro's victory in the first round is the latest in an alarmin...More..

Kavanaugh 'Hoax Set Up By Dems' Will Cost Them In The Midterms
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Kavanaugh 'Hoax Set Up By Dems' Will Cost Them In The Midterms

Protesters also disrupted the vote itself in the US Senate multiple times before being dragged. He also said Mr Trump had "stooped to new depths" in mocking the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford. Jim Risch...More..

Barbara Bush Marries Craig Coyne in Secret Weekend Wedding
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Barbara Bush Marries Craig Coyne in Secret Weekend Wedding

Jenna told her " Today " co-hosts that she's still emotional following the special family weekend. And then on Sunday, there was a tease of an Instagram post on the account of SullyHWBush, the adorable Labrador...More..

Trump went up the ramp with toilet paper on his Shoe
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Trump went up the ramp with toilet paper on his Shoe

Well, now that everyone's had a good laugh, just one question remains: Can you spare a square? Yesterday was mostly a nightmare , but at least President Trump gave us this small gift of allowing himself to...More..

EU calls for fast inquiry into killing of Bulgarian journalist
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

EU calls for fast inquiry into killing of Bulgarian journalist

Ms Marinova was a director at TVN , a small TV station in Ruse, and presented two investigative programs. That episode featured two journalists - Dimitar Stoyanov from the Bivol .bg website and Attila Biro fr...More..

by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Tropical storm watch issued for Manatee as Tropical Storm Michael approaches Florida

The storm surge, which is the rise on ocean water at the coast above normally dry land, could reach at least 8 to 12 feet, inundating roads, homes, and businesses at the coast. "A northward motion at a slightly...More..

by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In as 114th Supreme Court Justice

Kavanaugh's confirmation was thrown into doubt after a tense Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in which Christine Blasey Ford alleged the Supreme Court nominee had sexually assaulted her when they were in high...More..

by | Monday, October 08, 2018

When Nobel victor Paul Romer praised India's Aadhaar scheme

The Nobel Prize in Economics was jointly awarded on Monday to Americans William Nordhaus and Paul Romer for integrating climate change and technological innovation into the macroeconomic analysis, the Royal Swe...More..

Landmark UN global warming report carries life-or-death warning
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

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

If the average global temperature temporarily exceeded 1.5C, additional carbon removal techniques would be required to return warming to below 1.5C by 2100. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has indicated his gov...More..

Scottish leader supports calls for new Brexit referendum
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Scottish leader supports calls for new Brexit referendum

SNP members have gathered in Glasgow for the three-day event, which will climax with a speech from party leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday. "Brexit brings the issues around this very sharpl...More..

China Tells the US to Stop Criticizing Beijing's Policies
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

China Tells the US to Stop Criticizing Beijing's Policies

Moon's comments on Monday came a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Kim in Pyongyang to discuss the country's nuclear disarmament and also setting up another meeting between Kim and U.S. A stal...More..

Susan Rice will give 'consideration' to running against Sen. Susan Collins
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Susan Rice will give 'consideration' to running against Sen. Susan Collins

Whit Ayres, a Republican pollster, told The Journal that Christian conservatives will be happy with Trump for his Supreme Court picks, but he said the Democratic "enthusiasm in the midterms will go even higher ...More..

Manhunt Begins for Palestinian Gunman Who Killed Two Israelis
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Manhunt Begins for Palestinian Gunman Who Killed Two Israelis

Israeli soldiers patrol near the scene where, according to Israeli media, a Palestinian shot and wounded three Israelis, at an industrial park adjacent to a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank October...More..