• Trump sends troops to Mexican border as response to migrant caravan
Trump sends troops to Mexican border as response to migrant caravan

The troops retain the right of self-defense, but border patrol officers will still be the ones physically stopping illegal migration, the officials said. "We are not letting people into the United States illegally ". "Except that I rarely use a cellphone, & when I do it's government authorized". It was not immediately clear why active duty force...

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  • World's longest sea crossing from HK to China opens
World's longest sea crossing from HK to China opens

China's president, Xi Jinping , led the cheerleading about the political symbolism and business benefits of the ribbon of steel and concrete linking the former British colony Hong Kong and the once Portugese-held Macau. The bridge's two main pylons. The bridge had been under construction for almost 10 years. Aerial views of the eastern island ...

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  • Donald Trump eyeing 10% tax cut for middle class
Donald Trump eyeing 10% tax cut for middle class

WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump , speaking to reporters at the White House as he left on a campaign trip to Texas, said on October 22 his administration planned to produce a resolution within two weeks calling for a 10 percent tax cut for middle-income people.

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  • Trump says he's reducing Central American aid over migrants
Trump says he's reducing Central American aid over migrants

As police with riot shields stood on the Mexican side of the border bridge, about 50 migrants managed to push their way through before the police officers fired tear gas and pepper spray at them, and the rest retreated, the Associated Press reported .

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  • Kerryn Phelps kicks Liberals into minority government
Kerryn Phelps kicks Liberals into minority government

Independent candidate Dr Kerryn Phelps as claimed victory in Malcolm Turnbull's old seat of Wentworth. While a revised count on Sunday afternoon saw the gap between the candidates narrow, it is now nearly certain that Mr Sharma will lose as the final postal votes are counted.

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  • Saudi calls, ‘body double’ after killing
Saudi calls, ‘body double’ after killing

Turkish news agency Anadolu Agency reported Sunday that Khashoggi's fiancee, Hatice Cengiz, has been given 24-hour police protection. So far, the Saudis' explanation for what fate befell Khashoggi has changed multiple times, having initially claimed his death was the result of a fistfight at the consulate, before claiming he had been placed in ...

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  • Newspaper publishers, editors demand Saudi Arabia provide answers on Khashoggis' death
Newspaper publishers, editors demand Saudi Arabia provide answers on Khashoggis' death

Khashoggi vanished after entering the consulate to obtain documents for his upcoming marriage. There has been speculation Khashoggi was murdered because of his open criticism of the Crown Prince but Saudi authorities insist the royal played no part in his death.

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  • Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in Istanbul consulate
Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi died in Istanbul consulate

The journalist's disappearance has sparked global outrage and threatened the US-Saudi relationship. Saudi officials have roundly denied that Prince Mohammed had any involvement. The White House said in a statement it would continue to press for "justice that is timely, transparent, and in accordance with all due process". Republican senator Ra...

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  • Russian is first to be charged with meddling in 2018 midterm elections
Russian is first to be charged with meddling in 2018 midterm elections

Federal authorities have charged a Russian woman for allegedly taking part in a Russian plot to interfere in the upcoming 2018 midterms elections and other politically-charged events inside the United States, the DOJ announced, October 19, 2018.

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  • Hunt for Jayme Closs, 13, after parents shot dead in Wisconsin
Hunt for Jayme Closs, 13, after parents shot dead in Wisconsin

In a news release posted to Facebook, Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said 100 volunteers are needed and should report to the intersection of State Highway 8 and 16th Street at 2:00 p.m. She is believed to have witnessed the murders, but is not considered a suspect based on evidence recovered at the scene, police said. Cops say they have since determine...

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  • Why Theresa May isn't ruling out another year of Brexit transition
Why Theresa May isn't ruling out another year of Brexit transition

A United Kingdom source said the Prime Minister issued an appeal "to find a creative way out of this dilemma" on the Irish border and reiterated she was "fully committed to finding a legally operative backstop " that guarantees no hard border in Ireland.

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  • Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near
Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near

In Guatemala City, where migrant shelters filled with people, waves of people departed at daybreak on roads leading to Mexico . Mr Trump has previously threatened to cut Honduran aid. The migrants are fleeing widespread poverty and gang violence in one of the world's most murderous countries, and many blamed Honduran President Juan Orlando H...

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  • Court takes cognisance of MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case
Court takes cognisance of MJ Akbar's criminal defamation case

The former junior minister said in a statement that he would challenge the accusations leveled against him in a law court. But since then, women groups and political parties have demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi act against him.

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  • Trump Praises Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte for Body-Slamming Reporter Last May
Trump Praises Montana Congressman Greg Gianforte for Body-Slamming Reporter Last May

Trump said on Thursday that it "certainly looks" as though Khashoggi is dead. "Then I said, 'Well wait a minute, I know Montana pretty well, I think it might help him.' And it did", the president said. Trump's remarks on Gianforte's assault come amid new evidence surrounding the disappearance of the US-based Washington Post columnist Jamal...

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  • Russian Orthodox Church cuts off all ties with Patriarchate of Constantinople
Russian Orthodox Church cuts off all ties with Patriarchate of Constantinople

Moldovan believers are divided between the Moldovan Orthodox Church, which is a branch of the Russian Orthodox Church , and its younger rival, the Orthodox Church of Bessarabia (the historic Romanian name for Moldova), which is subordinate to the Romanian Orthodox Church.

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  • Pentagon Confirms Death Of U.S. Airman In Ukrainian Fighter Jet Crash
Pentagon Confirms Death Of U.S. Airman In Ukrainian Fighter Jet Crash

A Ukrainian aviator was also killed in the October 17 crash of the Sukhoi Su-27 plane in the Khmelnytskyy region, some 180 kilometers southwest of Kyiv, the Ukrainian and USA militaries said. The U.S. service member involved in the crash was a member of the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National Guard, Fresno, California. "It is now under inve...

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  • NYPD Release Footage of Proud Boys, Antifa Confrontation
NYPD Release Footage of Proud Boys, Antifa Confrontation

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is also speaking out about the incidents that took place, asking the Federal Bureau of Investigation to look into it as well as the state police Hate Crimes Unit. Police arrested three protesters for theft and assault on Friday night but none of the Proud Boys. The Southern Poverty Law Center , a nonprofit legal advocacy organi...

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  • Australia May Move Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Australia May Move Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Morrison also said Australia would review its support for the Iran nuclear deal, under which sanctions were lifted in return for restraints on its nuclear programme "to determine whether our current policy settings remain fit for purpose". The Prime Minister denied the looming by-election in Wentworth, which has a large Jewish community, had any im...

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  • Pippa Middleton Has Given Birth To First Child With James Matthews
Pippa Middleton Has Given Birth To First Child With James Matthews

Now a spokesperson has confirmed to People and Hello! that the 8-pound 9-ounce bundle of joy was welcomed that same day , assuring that "everyone is delighted, and mother and baby are doing well". She told readers she had passed through the first trimester without experiencing the severe morning sickness her older sister had with her three pregn...

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  • Trump calls Elizabeth Warren a ‘phony’ over DNA test
Trump calls Elizabeth Warren a ‘phony’ over DNA test

Trump gleefully incorporated the statement into his tweets at the MA senator, saying on Tuesday: "Now Cherokee Nation denies her, 'DNA test is useless .' Even they don't want her. Co-host Meghan McCain insisted Warren's claims were hypocritical, and therefore politically important - and she exploded when her liberal colleagues disagreed.

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  • Spain and Portugal brace for Hurricane Leslie
Spain and Portugal brace for Hurricane Leslie

The main A1 motorway was among the roads temporarily blocked. More than 300,000 homes lost electricity as the storm passed, said Belo Costa, commander at the Civil Protection Agency. He said that intense wind and rainy periods are still to be expected on Monday and that there are trees and infrastructure that suffered damages during the storm t...

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  • Columbus, Ohio cancels Columbus Day
Columbus, Ohio cancels Columbus Day

Federal offices: Because Columbus Day is a federal holiday, federal offices will be closed . The Stanford College Republicans, for their part, celebrated Columbus Day with a Facebook post commemorating the "Discovery of America and Italian heritage".

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  • US F-35 Jets are Grounded Following Crash
US F-35 Jets are Grounded Following Crash

The F-35 stealth jet has been called the most expensive weapons system in history, and its development was beset by multiple delays before it was deemed combat ready. In this 2016 file photo, an Israeli Air Force F-35 plane performs during a graduation ceremony for new pilots in the Hatzerim Air Force Base near Beersheba, Israel.

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  • Met Office updates yellow weather warning as Storm Callum approaches
Met Office updates yellow weather warning as Storm Callum approaches

Natural Resources Wales has now issued a number of flood warnings , which advises people to take "immediate action", with heavy rain is expected to cause flooding on a number of rivers. Storm Callum lashed Ireland with winds of up over 120kmh last night and there are fears that similar conditions are on the way for the weekend. Shropshire is o...

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  • Trump is NOT winning the trade war
Trump is NOT winning the trade war

Mnuchin suggested that the two leaders could meet next month if the Trump administration felt trade discussions were moving in a positive direction. Mnuchin has said since July that Treasury is concerned about the yuan's recent drop. But Mnuchin said this possibility didn't concern him because it would be contrary to Beijing's economic interests ...

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  • Man held in Bulgarian journalist murder probe
Man held in Bulgarian journalist murder probe

Local media are reporting another man has been arrested in connection to the crime after attempting to flee to Germany , however police are yet to confirm any further arrests have been made. "We, as a country, did not deserve to be smeared like this. while everyone has been working [to solve the crime] not 100, but 1,000 percent". "I am convinced ...

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  • Cyclone Titli makes landfall
Cyclone Titli makes landfall

A high wind regime will prevail over Odisha and Bengal coasts until Friday morning. Over 3 lakh people have been evacuated and 15 rescue teams have been deployed in the state. SRC Bishnupada Sethi said the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) which is in touch with the state government has also alerted Indian Navy and Air force.

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  • EU’s Juncker hopes for Brexit deal in November
EU’s Juncker hopes for Brexit deal in November

The Soviet Union was about prisons and gulags, borders and walls, violence against citizens and neighbours. The EU is about freedom and human rights, prosperity and peace. He stressed that the European Union remained committed to the Iran nuclear deal, adding that "We are in intensive talks with Americans about it", Sputnik reported.

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  • Popular Bulgarian Journalist Victoria Marinova Raped And Beaten To Death
Popular Bulgarian Journalist Victoria Marinova Raped And Beaten To Death

The Bulgarian suspect was picked up late Tuesday at the request of Bulgarian authorities, Interior Minister Mladen Marinov told a news conference. Bulgaria's prosecutor general, Sotir Tsatsarov, confirmed the arrest of Severin Krassimirov, a 21-year-old Bulgarian citizen, but gave no further details of his location.

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  • South African finance minister Nene resigns over Gupta scandal
South African finance minister Nene resigns over Gupta scandal

Meanwhile, there have been reports that Nene approached Ramaphosa at the weekend asking to be relieved of his duties. Pressure has been piling on finance minister Nhlanhla Nene to resign, following his disclosure to the state-capture inquiry commission, that he had met the Gupta brothers between 2010 and 2013.

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