• Orthodox Church split: Five reasons why it matters
Orthodox Church split: Five reasons why it matters

One day after the Russian Orthodox Church said it had made a decision to sever links with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople in protest over its endorsement of Ukraine's request for an "autocephalous" church, Kremlin voiced concern over developments, while expressing the hope that the interests of the Russian clergy will be honored.

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  • Chief Justice Roberts Tells Audience Supreme Court Will Work For 'One Nation'
Chief Justice Roberts Tells Audience Supreme Court Will Work For 'One Nation'

Despite forcing Republican officials out of restaurants , issuing threats, and banging on the Supreme Court door, Kavanaugh has joined the nation's highest court. " We speak for a Constitution created to protect the minority interests against the majority", he said. Asked about regrets, the 63-year-old Roberts said he's sure he's made mis...

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  • Boko Haram kills another aid worker as deadline expires
Boko Haram kills another aid worker as deadline expires

Islamist extremists in Nigeria have killed a medical aid worker held hostage since March. Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has strongly condemned the killing of an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC ) in Northeast Nigeria on Monday.

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  • [Breaking]: MJ Akbar files defamation case for
[Breaking]: MJ Akbar files defamation case for "frivolous" sexual harassment charges

As the number of accusations against prominent men increase, critics are asking why women are going for a "media trial" instead of following due process. Earlier this week HuffPost India shared another account by a woman who was allegedly harassed by Akbar while working with him as a teenage intern. Even when cases do reach the HR and the com...

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  • Trump Threatens to Cut Honduras Aid Over 'Growing' Migrant Caravan — CARAVAN CRISIS
Trump Threatens to Cut Honduras Aid Over 'Growing' Migrant Caravan — CARAVAN CRISIS

Honduras' ability to stop the caravan also may be limited because it has already moved into Guatemala. "Spoke to President Hernandez of Honduras about the migrant caravan heading to the U.S". About 250 police kept them from advancing for three hours, telling them they had to return to the border to go through immigration. The caravan eve...

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  • Trump touts good relations with 'sort of a Democrat' Mattis
Trump touts good relations with 'sort of a Democrat' Mattis

Trump also labeled as " fake news " reports that the turnover rate of officials in high posts had left the administration in turmoil. Stahl has interviewed Trump as a candidate, as president elect and now as president. "I have people now on standby that will be phenomenal", Trump said. Trump threatened " severe punishment " if the allegations a...

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

No serious injuries were reported, however, and police said the victims refused medical attention. When asked why police officers did not make arrests on the spot at one of the fights, officials said everyone involved in the brawl dispersed when two to three officers on scooters arrived.

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  • Trump Says Warren Being 'slammed' over DNA Test
Trump Says Warren Being 'slammed' over DNA Test

Controversy over released documents stretch back to Barack Obama's Presidency, when the "birther" movement spurred by Donald Trump led the former President to release his birth certificate. Trump had previously challenged Warren to prove her claims of Native American ancestry, saying he would donate $1 million to charity if she did so.

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  • Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit against Trump
Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ defamation suit against Trump

James Otero in Los Angeles had indicated during a late September hearing that he was skeptical of Daniels's claim on First Amendment grounds. "The amount of the award for President Trump's attorney's fees will be determined at a later date", he added.

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  • 'A Bigger Problem': Trump Says China Meddled in 2016 Presidential Election
'A Bigger Problem': Trump Says China Meddled in 2016 Presidential Election

United States president Donald Trump has said he believes Russian president Vladimir Putin is "probably" involved in "assassinations" and "poisonings" but sought to downplay his assessment, his harshest yet of his Russian counterpart, saying the killings were "not in our country".

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  • Australian PM mulling recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Australian PM mulling recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Netanyahu tweeted afterwards that the Australian premier had "informed me that he is considering officially recognizing Jerusalem [al-Quds] as the capital of Israel & moving the Australian embassy to Jerusalem [al-Quds]". Worldwide consensus has been that Jerusalem's status should be settled in a peace deal and recognising it as a capital f...

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  • British cyclist shot dead by hunter in French Alps
British cyclist shot dead by hunter in French Alps

Mr Toccanier said he certainly "couldn't be confused with game, as he had a coloured helmet and a coloured mountain bike". It is thought that the shooter may have mistaken Mr Sutton for an animal. Authorities are now investigating the man, whose identity they didn't release, for aggravated manslaughter, according to reports. Georges Lagrange, t...

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  • Uncertainty plagues United Kingdom talks with European Union over Brexit
Uncertainty plagues United Kingdom talks with European Union over Brexit

Without a time limit, critics say Britain could be tied to the European Union indefinitely unable to negotiate free trade deals with other countries. The EU and the United Kingdom are seeking an elusive compromise position on the hard Irish border question ahead of the summit.

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  • Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance
Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

Earlier, in a comment that could give Saudi officials a route to climb down from outright denials, Trump suggested that "rogue killers" could be responsible for the disappearance and presumed murder of Khashoggi, who hasn't been seen since entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago.

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  • Hillary Clinton Says Bill Should ‘Absolutely Not’ Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal
Hillary Clinton Says Bill Should ‘Absolutely Not’ Have Resigned Over Lewinsky Scandal

Palumbo said Hillary Clinton's comments to CBS about Lewinsky's age and her denial that the affair was an abuse of power were "problematic" in nature. "This highlighted to me, I think why people struggled to vote for her was because you can't have it both ways". The scandal, which resulted in former President Bill Clinton's impeachment, cen...

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  • Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attacks
Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attacks

FILE - Former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, now U.S. special envoy on Afghan peace, Zalmay Khalilzad speaks at the Mayflower Hotel, April 27, 2016, in Washington. officials, including Alice Wells, the senior official for the State Department's Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs. Alice Wells, the State Department's deputy assistant secret...

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  • Another royal baby on the way
Another royal baby on the way

Meghan wore a Givenchy coat dress to the wedding, with Twitter users noticing that Meghan didn't remove her coat throughout the service. British media said Meghan was believed to be about 12 weeks pregnant . The baby news was met with excitement from British Prime minister Theresa May, who sent her "warmest congratulations" to the royal coup...

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  • Ted Cruz challenger raising record-breaking amounts of cash
Ted Cruz challenger raising record-breaking amounts of cash

His totals through September 30 shattered the previous quarterly fundraising high for a U.S. Senate race of about $22 million that Rick Lazio notched in 2000, during his unsuccessful bid against then-first lady Hillary Clinton . Jeb Bush raised for his entire 2016 presidential bid . The New York Times/Sienna College poll showed Cruz with an...

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  • Germany: Train station closed in Cologne after suspected hostage situation
Germany: Train station closed in Cologne after suspected hostage situation

German magazine Focus had earlier reported that several shots appeared to have been fired in the station, which is next to the city's cathedral, a major tourist attraction. "During the police action he hurt two bystanders, one of them seriously", police said in a statement. Cologne train station has been cleared of passengers with local police re...

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  • Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test suggesting Native American ancestor
Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test suggesting Native American ancestor

As the senator explains in a video announcing the DNA results, the fact that her mother came from a family that (purportedly) had indigenous "blood" caused her father's parents to oppose their relationship. "I respect the distinction". She concluded the video by saying this story wasn't just about "casual racism", and she charged that her polit...

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