• 1500-Year-Old Sword Found By 8-Year-Old Swedish Girl
1500-Year-Old Sword Found By 8-Year-Old Swedish Girl

Experts at first estimated the sword was 1,000 years old, but later upped that to around 1,500 years. Mikael Nordstrom of the local Jonkoping County museum said the little girl's find has prompted others to seek out long-lost treasures in a lake that had been diminished by drought.

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  • A Quick Look At Brett Kavanaugh, The New Supreme Court Justice
A Quick Look At Brett Kavanaugh, The New Supreme Court Justice

The final vote Saturday capped a bitter confirmation process that included a heated Capitol Hill hearing on the abuse allegations Palo Alto University professor Christine Blasey Ford leveled against him in September. In the weeks leading up to the vote, opponents of Kavanaugh staged protests in ME created to influence the senator's decision, in...

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  • British man dies after being bitten by sea snake in Australia
British man dies after being bitten by sea snake in Australia

Northern Territory Police said the man, reportedly a backpacker, was pronounced dead on arriving at the mainland town of Borroloola. "The Groote Eylandt health clinic and police responded to the trawler but unfortunately the male passed away at some point yesterday afternoon", Mr Garraway told the ABC.

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  • Limo crash at popular tourist spot kills 20, officials say
Limo crash at popular tourist spot kills 20, officials say

All 18 of the limo's passengers died in the crash, as well as two customers in the restaurant's parking lot. He added that there had been "at least two instances where tractor trailers lost their brakes and went through the intersection ", leading the New York State Department of Transportation to ban them from Route 30.

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  • GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court
GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

The moderate ME senator expressed her outrage at organizations that forcefully opposed Kavanaugh before even copy-and-pasting his name into their material and Democrats who announced their intention to end Kavanaugh's nomination before hearing a word of testimony.

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  • APC Convention:
APC Convention: "Buhari Deserves Your Votes" Zainab Ahmed, Udoma, Enang Tell Nigerians

At a party convention on Saturday, the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) picked Buhari, who took office in 2015, for the February vote. Abubakar, 71, won 1,532 votes, trouncing his main rival Aminu Tambuwal , the governor of northern Sokoto state who scored 693 votes at the party's convention in the southeastern oil hub of Port Harcourt.

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  • Juncker optimistic about Brexit deal as European Union summit looms
Juncker optimistic about Brexit deal as European Union summit looms

She added: "I do think that the Prime Minister wants to reach an agreement because I think this is the best outcome for all of us". EU Brexit negotiators believe a deal with Britain on leaving the bloc is "very close", the sources told Reuters, in a sign a compromise on the most contentious issue - the future Irish border - might be in the ...

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  • Melania Trump Bumped by Baby Elephant While on Safari During Africa Trip
Melania Trump Bumped by Baby Elephant While on Safari During Africa Trip

While in Ghana, Trump met with her counterpart, Rebecca Akufo-Addo. Mrs. Trump was on hand as the US ambassador handed over another 1.4 million books through a USA -funded national reading program. "I was heartened to spend time with the students and was honoured to donate school supplies and soccer balls". "She loves meeting people, learning...

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  • Jamal Khashoggi Fiancée Speaks out over Fears for Saudi Writer's Safety
Jamal Khashoggi Fiancée Speaks out over Fears for Saudi Writer's Safety

He added, "We will allow them to enter and search and do whatever they want to do". Saudi Arabia is ranked 169th out of 180 countries in RSF's 2018 World Press Freedom Index, a few places behind Turkey. A spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters on Wednesday night that authorities believed the journalist was still the...

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  • Interpol boss RESIGNS two weeks after DISAPPEARING in China - corruption probe launched
Interpol boss RESIGNS two weeks after DISAPPEARING in China - corruption probe launched

The Lyon-based worldwide police agency said Saturday it had used law enforcement channels to inquire with China about Meng's status. Earlier Interpol had indicated Meng's disappearance was "for the relevant authorities in France and China" to deal with.

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  • M5.9 quake shakes northern Haiti
M5.9 quake shakes northern Haiti

Officials reported that people had been injured, but had not confirmed local media reports of deaths. Government spokesman Eddy Jackson Alexis told AFP news agency seven people were killed in Port-de-Paix, the capital of Haiti's Nord-Ouest department, while four others were killed in the town of Gros-Morne, about 50km to the southeast.

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  • In Shift, McConnell Implies He'd Consider Trump SCOTUS Nom In Election Year
In Shift, McConnell Implies He'd Consider Trump SCOTUS Nom In Election Year

You know we don't have an army. At one point in the hearing, Kavanaugh blamed a Clinton-revenge conspiracy for the accusations against him. However, despite Ford's insistence that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the summer of 1982 at a small house party in suburban Maryland, Banks and Katz made no mention of Ford filing a police report in Mon...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: Senate set for final vote on Supreme Court nominee
Brett Kavanaugh: Senate set for final vote on Supreme Court nominee

Either way, Kavanaugh's appointment will shift the balance of power to conservatives for decades to come. Trump also revealed that he believes a rally speech in which he mocked Christine Blasey Ford's Senate testimony had been a turning point for the nomination.

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  • Former President Lee gets 15 years in jail for corruption
Former President Lee gets 15 years in jail for corruption

Lee Myung-bak served as president from 2008 to 2013, and has been held in a detention center since March. With this case, all four former South Korean presidents who are still alive have been charged or convicted for criminal offences. He was further accused of channeling assets worth 35 billion won to an illegal slush fund. In the almost 90-...

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  • US First Lady Melania Trump concludes two-day visit to Kenya
US First Lady Melania Trump concludes two-day visit to Kenya

Reporters asked her opinion about the judge, and she said he was "highly qualified" to join the court. She said they don't always see eye to eye and that she voices her opinions. "It's a reflection of her outdated understanding of Africa". He listened sometimes, and sometimes did not, she said. Initially known as Melanija Knavs, Mrs Trump kept ...

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  • Court remands opposition leader in graft case
Court remands opposition leader in graft case

Hundreds of PML-N activists gathered outside the court, chanting pro-Sharif slogans as police and Rangers guarded the venue. LAHORE , Pakistan - Pakistani opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif was ordered jailed on Saturday for 10 days after being arrested in a corruption case, his lawyer said, meaning he will not be able to campaign for his part...

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  • FBI Did Not Review Witnesses Suggested By Ramirez, Her Attorney Says
FBI Did Not Review Witnesses Suggested By Ramirez, Her Attorney Says

Christine Blasey Ford , a psychology professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at Stanford University in California, claims Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party in suburban Maryland when they were teens. 'I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh, ' Collins said on the Senate floor during a 45 minute speech, adding: 'My ferv...

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  • Sen. Jeff Flake votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
Sen. Jeff Flake votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Some have had none. "They managed to deliver the only thing we had not been able to figure out how to do, which is to get our folks fired up", McConnell said. He again called Sen. Kavanaugh's confirmation process roiled the country and at times evoked the worst in partisanship and human nature. "I do not think we've done as thorough and fulsome...

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  • Missing Saudi journalist sparks backlash from US
Missing Saudi journalist sparks backlash from US

A demonstrator holds picture of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest in front of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 5, 2018. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Friday pledged that an Aramco IPO will happen in the coming three years in an interview with Bloomberg. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says Riy...

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  • Trump opponents celebrate his Nobel Peace Prize snub
Trump opponents celebrate his Nobel Peace Prize snub

Mr Mukwege is a Congolese gynaecologist who has treated victims. Mukwege has treated thousands of women in DRC, many of whom were victims of gang rape in different conflicts. Murad was 21 in 2014 when Islamic State militants attacked the village where she had grown up in northern Iraq. He has repeatedly condemned impunity for mass rape and crit...

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