• Planet Only Has Until 2030 To Stem Catastrophic Climate Change
Planet Only Has Until 2030 To Stem Catastrophic Climate Change

The IPCC, the UN's top climate panel, issued the report from Incheon, Republic of Korea, where for the past week, hundreds of scientists and government representatives have been pouring over thousands of inputs to paint a picture of what could happen to the planet and its inhabitants with global warming of 1.5°C (or 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit ).

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  • Protesters gather at Capitol ahead of Senate vote on Kavanaugh
Protesters gather at Capitol ahead of Senate vote on Kavanaugh

Every voting Republican backed the 53-year-old conservative judge. Lisa Murkowski , R-Alaska, was a "no", but voted "present" as a courtesy to Sen. When Mr Trump nominated Mr Kavanaugh in July, Democrats leapt to oppose him, saying that past statements and opinions show he could be a threat to court cases on the right to abortion.

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  • Latvian vote could see ethnic Russian party at the front
Latvian vote could see ethnic Russian party at the front

The pro-Russia party Harmony, which is supported by ethnic Russians who make up a quarter of the population, took 19.9% of the vote but will find it nearly impossible to be part of any government. Harmony has said it wants Latvia to stay in the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but to have closer economic ties with Russian Feder...

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  • No Columbus Day in Columbus: City to honor veterans instead
No Columbus Day in Columbus: City to honor veterans instead

Dozens of other cities and entire states, including Minnesota , Alaska , Vermont and OR, have also replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day . "The fact that the city of Columbus is taking action is a victory for everyone". Monday is Columbus Day and for the past few years, this statue of Christopher Columbus here in Tower Grove Park...

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  • Kavanaugh confirmation likely with support from Collins, Flake & Manchin
Kavanaugh confirmation likely with support from Collins, Flake & Manchin

Manchin, a red-state Democrat, earlier also voted yes to advance Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to a vote in the full Senate. In a second tweet, she cautioned that she was "not making any announcements" but was "deeply disappointed" in Collins' vote.

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  • Anti-Abortion Groups Are Celebrating Kavanaugh Confirmation
Anti-Abortion Groups Are Celebrating Kavanaugh Confirmation

Ford's allegations and the ensuing public scrutiny inspired women across the country to share their own stories of sexual assault, and many women reported feeling personally victimized by Kavanaugh's confirmation and the willingness of predominantly Republican lawmakers to overlook the attempted rape allegation against him.

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  • Hope Hicks Joins New Fox as Chief Communications Officer
Hope Hicks Joins New Fox as Chief Communications Officer

It's not unusual for communications executive, trained in the crucible of Washington, D.C., to land jobs in Hollywood. As Hicks resigned , expressing gratitude to Trump, he heaped praise on her, saying she was "as smart and thoughtful as they come, a truly great person".

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  • Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army
Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army

Critics - many of whom have pushed to boycott the industrial zones - say Israel is taking advantage of a vulnerable workforce and a Palestinian economy crippled by Israeli restrictions. 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 Jewis...

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  • Brazil election: Jair Bolsonaro leads in exit polls
Brazil election: Jair Bolsonaro leads in exit polls

With the field reduced to two candidates, some analysts see Haddad as the natural inheritor of numerous centrist votes that will be up for grabs, but the scale of Bolsonaro's first-round success means that Haddad will have little room for manoeuvre.

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  • Trump says allegations against Kavanaugh ‘hoax’
Trump says allegations against Kavanaugh ‘hoax’

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer , speaking on the floor right before the 50-48 vote, said the country needs to have a reckoning on Kavanaugh and the Senate process. Kavanaugh hasn't been part of the party's fundraising message, but the state GOP did send an October 2 appeal with the subject line: "The unhinged left is real".

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  • 'Stop And Frisk' Works, Chicago Should 'Strongly Consider' It
'Stop And Frisk' Works, Chicago Should 'Strongly Consider' It

The ACLU had criticized the police for disproportionately stopping minorities and failing to list lawful reasons for stops on the "contact cards" they were supposed to fill out. It was meant for it. Stop and frisk". Critics call it racist and ineffective. "I actually have a good relationship", he said. "The crime spree has a awful blight on that ci...

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  • Canada concerned over reports Saudi journalist killed
Canada concerned over reports Saudi journalist killed

Erdoğan also said that there are some 3.5 million Syrian migrants in Turkey; some 250,000 have returned to Jarabulus, Afrin, and Al-Bab, and more than 60,000 to Idlib. The consulate rejected claims that the journalist was killed there as "baseless". Mr Khashoggi, a Saudi national, went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on ...

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  • Collins says she doesn't believe Kavanaugh assaulted Ford
Collins says she doesn't believe Kavanaugh assaulted Ford

And they said Kavanaugh's record and fuming testimony at a now-famous Senate Judiciary Committee hearing showed he lacked the fairness, temperament and even honesty to become a justice. That's what they have become. At the end of her solo trip to Africa, Melania Trump spoke to reporters in Egypt about numerous topics outside of her fashion ch...

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  • Melania Trump in Egypt to tour pyramids, Sphinx
Melania Trump in Egypt to tour pyramids, Sphinx

Ford was heard", Trump said of Christine Blasey Ford, one of the accusers. The first lady is, of course, no stranger to public commentary on her choice of dress. "It's not a place looking for white saviors in colonial getup". Get your tiny violins ready because Melania Trump feels "victimized and even bullied at times " over the criticis...

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  • Frosty start to US-China talks on North Korea
Frosty start to US-China talks on North Korea

Pompeo also said the two sides are "pretty close" to finalizing a second meeting between U.S. President Trump and the North's Supreme Leader. In a sign of the modest objectives of the trip, Pompeo told a reporter en route to Japan that one of his goals would be to "make sure that we understand what each side is truly trying to achieve", a comment...

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  • China trying to undermine United States defence industry: Pentagon
China trying to undermine United States defence industry: Pentagon

Pence also accused Beijing of showing its "aggression" when a Chinese navy vessel recently sailed in the dispute-ridden South China Sea near the USS Decatur destroyer , which according to USA officials had to make a quick detour to avoid collision.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In as 114th Supreme Court Justice
Brett Kavanaugh Sworn In as 114th Supreme Court Justice

Trump, who called Kavanaugh to congratulate him on Saturday, said he was "100 percent" certain that Ford named the wrong person in accusing the judge. "And that's what they've become", he said. "Very, very good", Trump said. They also fear that the court can now make several rulings whittling down social legislation and programmes for healthc...

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  • Seven US police shot in deadly stand-off
Seven US police shot in deadly stand-off

Four other officers who were shot remained hospitalized Friday. The standoff lasted for two hours, and CBN reports that it was so unsafe that officers had to use bullet-proof vehicles to rescue the wounded. But the Florence County Emergency Management Department said on Twitter that an "active shooting situation" reported in the area was "o...

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  • Doctor, ex-slave win peace prize
Doctor, ex-slave win peace prize

In 1999, Dr. Mukwege founded Panzi Hospital , which is managed by the Pentecostal Churches in Central Africa (CEPAC). It is still shocking to note that rape during conflicts was not considered a war crime until 2008. "The first thing they did was they forced us to convert to Islam", Murad told AFP in 2016. "Denis Mukwege is the helper who has ...

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  • Senator Susan Collins backs Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for confirmation
Senator Susan Collins backs Brett Kavanaugh, paving way for confirmation

Murkowski said she would vote no on his confirmation. Hundreds of protesters against Judge Kavanaugh were arrested in Washington DC, on Thursday, including comedian Amy Schumer. In that same vein, a "yes" on cloture is not necessarily a "yes" on a final vote. The judge has maintained he would be a neutral justice in a Wall Street Journal ed...

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