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Trump delivers speech to police chiefs in Orlando Trump delivers speech to police chiefs in Orlando
- October 08, 2018

The association represents some 30,000 members of law enforcement within 150 countries. He decried "disgraceful" politicians who criticize police actions. New York City reduced the use of stop and frisk by 97% and crime has dropped ever since". Critics call it racist and ineffective. He ordered the feds, he said, "to work with local authorities to try to change the awful deal the city of Chicago entered into with ACLU ... (more...)
Brazil presidential campaign ends with debate ahead of Sunday vote Brazil presidential campaign ends with debate ahead of Sunday vote
- October 08, 2018

With more polls due later on Saturday, the CNT/MDA survey captured a palpable surge in Bolsonaro's support in recent days that could, if it continues, see him win a majority of votes on Sunday, and avoid the October 28 run-off. That prospect cheers investors and economic elites who fear a return of the PT's left-leaning policies, but terrifies Bolsonaro's critics , who say his views echo those of U.S. (more...)
Melania Trump slammed for 'colonial' fashion choice while visiting Africa Melania Trump slammed for 'colonial' fashion choice while visiting Africa
- October 08, 2018

The 17th century Cape Coast castle, now a monument, has attracted world dignitaries including America's first black President Barack Obama and his family, who also shared their emotions at the site. The regime she represented in Kenya is a white supremacist one. However, following reports of her husband, President Donald Trump describing some African countries as a "shithole" in February, Mrs Trump's visit could also be an attempt to build diplomatic relations. (more...)
Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed After Heated National Debate Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed After Heated National Debate
- October 08, 2018

Anticipating Kavanaugh's confirmation , some groups have explored the impeachment process for removing him from the high court. The confirmation of Kavanaugh despite multiple sexual assault allegations enraged activists . "I thought the way they behaved was absolutely atrocious". The President doubled down on how he feels it's wrong to consider impeaching his Supreme Court nominee - who was the "top scholar, top student, top intellect" - when he "did nothing wrong". (more...)
Barbara Bush Marries Craig Coyne in Secret Weekend Wedding Barbara Bush Marries Craig Coyne in Secret Weekend Wedding
- October 08, 2018

Bush and Mrs. Laura Bush are delighted to announce the marriage of their daughter, Barbara Pierce, to Mr. Craig Louis Coyne", read a statement released Monday morning by the family. It was a "very short, sweet ceremony", Barbara told PEOPLE . "I'm so proud to be this beauties sister". Former first lady Barbara Bush , the bride's grandmother and namesake, died in April. (more...)
Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova murdered Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova murdered
- October 08, 2018

Marinova was a board member of the Ruse-based TV station TVN . Marinova's final show was a program about Attila Biro, an investigative journalist with the Rise Project Romania and a colleague from the Bulgarian investigative site Bivol .bg, Dimitar Stoyanov. (more...)
Manhunt Begins for Palestinian Gunman Who Killed Two Israelis Manhunt Begins for Palestinian Gunman Who Killed Two Israelis
- October 08, 2018

The Palestinian used a homemade gun in the attack, known locally as a Carlo , according to Conricus. Advocates of Israeli settlement policies say the industrial zones are an example of the benefits Palestinians have under Israeli control, including much-needed employment to Palestinians. (more...)
UN Report on Global Warming Carries Life-or-Death Warning UN Report on Global Warming Carries Life-or-Death Warning
- October 08, 2018

It will be a key scientific input into the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland in December, when governments review the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change. In the aggregate they are larger if global warming exceeds 1.5 degrees C. Some impacts may be long-lasting or irreversible, such as the loss of some ecosystems. (more...)
Nordhaus, Romer win Nobel Economics Prize Nordhaus, Romer win Nobel Economics Prize
- October 08, 2018

Romer's work deals primarily with technological change and how innovation and economic growth can be encouraged by a strong patent system and investment in research and development. Nordhaus made his name by warning policymakers during the first stirrings of concern about climate change in the 1970s that their economic models were not properly taking account of the impact of global warming and he is seen as one of the pioneers of environmental economics. (more...)
Tropical Storm Michael expected to slam into Florida as hurricane
- October 08, 2018

In a Sunday presser , Scott, who has activated 500 National Guard troops, warned that Michael-which the Weather Channel noted "rapidly intensified" from Sunday into Monday morning-could come ashore as a Category 2 hurricane, with winds gusting at more than 100mph. (more...)
Anti-Kavanaugh Protesters Gather In Chicago, Across The Country
- October 08, 2018

Heading into pivotal midterm elections, McConnell tried to distinguish between President Donald Trump's nomination of Kavanaugh this year and his own decision not to have the GOP-run Senate consider President Barack Obama's high court nominee, Merrick Garland , in 2016. (more...)
First Lady Melania Trump criticised for 'colonial' hat choice in Kenya First Lady Melania Trump criticised for 'colonial' hat choice in Kenya
- October 08, 2018

Mrs Trump's visit to Africa is focussed on child welfare and education. Fans and supporters of Trump will be able to hear more from her in the coming week. She also met with USA embassy officials before flying to Kenya. "I want to talk about my trip and not what I wear". She met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and his wife, Entissar Mohameed Amer, before heading to the nearby city of Giza to see the pyramids and Sphinx to highlight USA -backed preservation efforts. (more...)
Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit 'at earliest date' Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit 'at earliest date'
- October 08, 2018

Pompeo said he and Kim had gotten "pretty close" to fixing the logistics for the summit but stressed that "sometimes that last inch is hard to close". "I've never been involved in an worldwide discussion where there weren't differences of view, not only between governments but inside of governments", he said. (more...)
China slams 'groundless' accusations from Vice President Pence China slams 'groundless' accusations from Vice President Pence
- October 08, 2018

And we will work with leaders at every level of society to defend our national interests and most cherished ideals. But Pence said Beijing's actions add up to a simple message: "China wants a different American president". Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying accused Pence of making "unfounded accusations" in his remarks made to a Washington think tank on Thursday, and called on the United States to stop slandering China. (more...)
US Senate leader hails Kavanaugh vote as 'proudest moment'