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Neighbors of Onondaga Nation Decry Columbus Day

Neighbors of Onondaga Nation Decry Columbus Day Columbus Day is a federal holiday, but, unlike most federal holidays the USA financial and stock markets are open for business. All PennDOT Driver License and Photo Centers will be closed statewide- including the center in Butler. 'Christopher Columbus's spirit of determination & adventure has provided inspiration to generations of Americans. "Why don't we just celebrate cultures that we hav... [Full Article...]

F-35 Jets: Military grounds entire fleet

F-35 Jets: Military grounds entire fleet The F-35 is only just entering service but it is already the most expensive weapons programme of all time. "The U.S. Services and global partners have temporarily suspended F-35 flight operations while the enterprise conducts a fleet-wide inspection of a fuel tube within the engine on all F-35 aircraft. [Full Article...]

China's September trade surplus with USA widens to record $34.13 billion

China's September trade surplus with USA widens to record $34.13 billion In its report on Friday, Moody's said that the latest tranche of U.S. tariffs implemented last month on some US$200 billion of goods will be "credit negative" for Chinese sectors related to commodities and component manufacturing. S&P expects China's gross domestic product to grow at a 6.5 per cent rate this year, 6.3 per cent next year and 6.1 per cent in 2020. Roache said that trade data could... [Full Article...]

Odisha gears up to face cyclone Titli

Odisha gears up to face cyclone Titli Roads in Paralakhemundi, Kashinagar, Mohana and Gosani were severely damaged resulting in disruption of vehicular movement in the areas, the SRC said , adding that there were no reports of fatalities. Thereafter, it is very likely to re-curve north eastwards, move towards Gangetic West Bengal across Odisha and weaken gradually. Indian Railways in a statement said it had cancelled several trains... [Full Article...]

Bulgarian journalist murder suspect detained in Germany

Bulgarian journalist murder suspect detained in Germany Both were killed due to their probes into corrupt officials. Police are investigating the rape and slaying of Marinova, 30, who was strangled. She had recently reported on an investigation into alleged corruption involving European Union funds and made her last appearance on TV on 30 September - the debut episode of a relaunched current affairs programme called Detector . [Full Article...]

Journalist Viktoria Marinova Killed in Northeast Bulgaria

Journalist Viktoria Marinova Killed in Northeast Bulgaria He has been identified as 21-year-old Severin Krasimirov, but prosecutors are not yet sure whether the murder was linked to Ms Marinova's work. In Bulgaria , police found the body of a 30-year-old journalist Saturday in the northern town of Ruse, after she disappeared shortly after reporting on the misuse of European Union funds by local authorities. [Full Article...]

SA's Nhlanhla Nene resigns; Tito Mboweni new finance minister

SA's Nhlanhla Nene resigns; Tito Mboweni new finance minister He then added that that Nene can no longer inspire much needed confidence to revive the economy. His major achievement at the central bank was building the nation's foreign-exchange reserves to nearly 40 billion dollars from less than 10 billion dollars. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As Newest Supreme Court Justice

Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In As Newest Supreme Court Justice Some 164 people were arrested, most for demonstrating on the Capitol steps, 14 for disrupting the Senate's roll call vote. Even before the lurid sexual assault charges surfaced, Democrats in the Republican-controlled Senate were fighting hard to stop Kavanaugh, saying his conservative judicial philosophy could result in rolling back abortion rights, gay rights and protections for immigrants. [Full Article...]

Trump calls female protesters 'rude elevator screamers'

Trump calls female protesters 'rude elevator screamers' U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Friday to bash the two women who confronted Republican Sen. "Also, look at all of the professionally made identical signs". Fellow Judiciary Committee member Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah waved off female demonstrators Thursday and told them to " grow up ". Trump wrote in a tweet. [Full Article...]

Salisbury poisoning: What we know about doctor accused of nerve agent attack

Salisbury poisoning: What we know about doctor accused of nerve agent attack Investigative news outlet Bellingcat has tracked down what it says are the true identities of the two suspects, who claim they were only tourists. It said President Vladimir Putin had presented him with the Hero of the Russian Federation award. Last month, the United Kingdom charged the two Russians with conspiracy to murder and attempted murder. [Full Article...]

Barbara Bush, daughter of George W. Bush, secretly marries in Maine

Barbara Bush, daughter of George W. Bush, secretly marries in Maine In another photo, Bush Hager held onto her sister in a loving embrace. "My heart exploded last night as I watched my dearest sissy get married in Maine. Former first daughter Barbara Bush has gotten married. "It's just been a very sweet romance", Bush told People . During the emotional toast, her grandfather was standing right beside her. [Full Article...]

Israeli military in pursuit of deadly Palestinian attacker

Israeli military in pursuit of deadly Palestinian attacker Israel has come under harsh condemnation over the past several years for its response to attacks committed by Palestinians on Israelis, which rights groups have said amounted to "collective punishment" on family members and entire communities in a clear violation of worldwide law. [Full Article...]

Limousine, vehicle collide in NY, 20 dead

Limousine, vehicle collide in NY, 20 dead These kinds of altered vehicles have anxious officials, said Peter Goelz, former managing director of the National Transportation Safety Board . It is unclear how numerous fatalities were people inside the limo or standing outside the restaurant, a popular tourist spot during fall foliage season. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Michael expected to strengthen on path to Florida

Tropical storm watches are in effect from from the Alabama/Florida line to the Alabama/Mississippi line and from the Suwannee River to Tampa Bay. A hurricane watch is in effect for the Alabama-Florida border to the Suwannee River in Florida . [Full Article...]

Mike Pompeo’s visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Meeting at the Diaoyutai Guest House, Wang told Pompeo that the United States has "stepped up rhetoric over trade tensions" after a raft of tit-for-tat tariffs on billion of dollars in USA and Chinese goods. "We'll continue to make significant progress and we are further along in making that progress than any administration in an awfully long time". Kim said he believed the dialogue between the ... [Full Article...]

Pence says Google should halt Dragonfly app development

Pence says Google should halt Dragonfly app development Even so, Pence said: "As a senior career member of our intelligence community recently told me, what the Russians are doing pales in comparison to what China is doing across this country". The Chinese tariffs "specifically targeted industries and states that would play an important role in the 2018 election", he said. "And, number two, I think there's been some attempt on the USA side to force som... [Full Article...]

N pass resolution condemning Shehbaz Sharifs arrest

N pass resolution condemning Shehbaz Sharifs arrest The Accountability Court grants 10-day physical remand of Shehbaz Sharif (President PML-N) and Leader of opposition (National Assembly) to NAB in Ashiyana-i-Iqbal housing project scam. Chaudhry said while the government was willing to assist NAB in administrative matters, the bureau was an independent institution which was not under the government. [Full Article...]

Indonesian quake death toll soars above 1,500

Indonesian quake death toll soars above 1,500 National disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in Jakarta on Wednesday afternoon that 519 of the bodies had been buried. The Queen has sent a message to the President of Indonesia following a devastating natural disaster and tsunami in Sulawesi last week. [Full Article...]

Netherlands says thwarted Russian cyber attack on chemical weapons watchdog

Netherlands says thwarted Russian cyber attack on chemical weapons watchdog The UK joined with the Netherlands in accusing Russian Federation of sending agents with wifi antennas to The Hague to try to hack into the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons ( OPCW ). The Dutch and British prime ministers Mark Rutte and Theresa May in a joint statement accused the GRU of "disregard for global values" and lashed out at the Russian agency's " unacceptabl... [Full Article...]

China tight-lipped on disappeared Interpol chief

China tight-lipped on disappeared Interpol chief Meng's wife reported him missing to police in Lyon Thursday after she said she hadn't heard from in in 10 days and had recently received threats, a French Interior Ministry statement said. As of yet there is no indication as to why Meng would be under investigation by authorities in Beijing . China's Ministry of Public Security did not immediately respond to a faxed request for comment an... [Full Article...]


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