Economists Who Changed Thinking on Climate Change Win Nobel Prize

Carbon dioxide, which is emitted when fossil fuels are burned, is a heat-trapping "greenhouse gas" blamed for global warming, and a tax would make polluters pay for the costs imposed on society. Yale University's William Nordhaus was awarded the priz... More..

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No Plans to Fire Rosenstein; 'Great' Meeting on Air Force One
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

No Plans to Fire Rosenstein; 'Great' Meeting on Air Force One

Gidley later issued a readout of the meeting: "They discussed various topics including the International Chiefs of Police event later today, support for our great law enforcement officials, border security, how...More..

France is investigating the disappearance of the head of the Interpol
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

France is investigating the disappearance of the head of the Interpol

Meng's term is scheduled to run until 2020. But because Interpol's secretary-general is responsible for the day-to-day running of the police agency's operations, Meng's absence may have little operational effec...More..

Pompeo And Kim Agree To Second Summit
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Pompeo And Kim Agree To Second Summit

Moon expressed hopes that Pompeo's trip and the proposed second meeting between Kim and Trump would make "irreversible, decisive progress in terms of denuclearization as well as the peace process". The United S...More..

Police, AG targeted by Russian hackers
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Police, AG targeted by Russian hackers

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova called the accusations a "rich fantasy of our colleagues from Britain" that were "mixed in one perfume bottle". At the time of the attack the OPCW was inve...More..

by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Justice Dept. files charges against 7 Russian intelligence officers

The accusations were backed by other Western countries including the United States, which said Moscow must pay a price. Moscow accused the West of "spy mania" after Dutch security services said they had th...More..

Sen. Orrin Hatch faces backlash for releasing a letter attacking Kavanaugh accuser
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Sen. Orrin Hatch faces backlash for releasing a letter attacking Kavanaugh accuser

None of that proves Swetnick is lying or that the new accuser is either, but it does suggest a clear ulterior motive for Avenatti's handling of this. It says she, "also witnessed efforts by Mark Judge , Brett...More..

Yale classmate accuses Kavanaugh of ‘blatant mischaracterization’ of his drinking at college
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Yale classmate accuses Kavanaugh of ‘blatant mischaracterization’ of his drinking at college

He added, "This entire thing makes me want to heave". The revised guidance is aimed at promoting an investigation that could tamp down Democratic criticism and satisfy on-the-fence Republicans about its tho...More..

by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

UB40 swears it has 'nothing to do' with Kavanaugh's alleged bar fight

In his testimony to the judiciary committee Thursday, Kavanaugh denied ever blacking out from drinking. "The problem is lying about it", Swisher said on "Cuomo Prime Time ". In the report, Dudley denied throwi...More..

Trump decries ‘trauma’ done to Kavanaugh, calls for ‘comprehensive’ investigation
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Trump decries ‘trauma’ done to Kavanaugh, calls for ‘comprehensive’ investigation

At one point, he acknowledged that "it is up to me" to instruct the Federal Bureau of Investigation regarding the boundaries of the probe, but added that "I'm instructing them as per what I feel the Senate want...More..

North Korea Gifts Hunting Dogs To South Korea President Moon Jae
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

North Korea Gifts Hunting Dogs To South Korea President Moon Jae

Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Ri Yong-ho said his country's commitment to denuclearization is firm but that it needs to see trust-building measures from the US. Despite the musc...More..

White House not 'micromanaging' Kavanaugh probe
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

White House not 'micromanaging' Kavanaugh probe

The FBI investigation into Ford's and Ramirez's claims came after a dramatic showdown in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday, in which Flake urged his Republican colleagues to allow a one-week FBI inve...More..

Typhoon Trami injures 45, direct hit on Japan mainland expected
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Typhoon Trami injures 45, direct hit on Japan mainland expected

Kansai International Airport in Osaka, western Japan, which was heavily flooded by a typhoon last month, said it had closed its runways from 11 a.m. (0200 GMT) on Sunday until 6 a.m. ChannelNewsAsia.com report...More..

Supreme Court scraps Sabarimala temple ban on entry of women
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Supreme Court scraps Sabarimala temple ban on entry of women

It is the second judgment in two days that has given a boost to gender equality in India . TDB president A Padmakumar also told reporters the board will implement the court's verdict. Lifting the ban, the Ch...More..

Israel Warns Russia Over 'Dangers' Of Supplying Syria With Advanced Air Defenses
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Israel Warns Russia Over 'Dangers' Of Supplying Syria With Advanced Air Defenses

General Assembly. Command posts of the Syrian air defense will also be equipped with Russian automated systems, which guarantee the identification of Russian aircraft, the defense chief stated . When asked w...More..

Adultery grounds for divorce, not criminal offense
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Adultery grounds for divorce, not criminal offense

Critics of the law said it discriminated against women by characterising them as nothing more than their husbands' property, but others fear the new ruling will promote licentiousness. There will be breakdown o...More..

Russian Federation to supply S-300 missile defence systems to Syria
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Russian Federation to supply S-300 missile defence systems to Syria

General Assembly. Deploring the Israeli officials' insistence on continuation of aerial attacks on Syria , Klintsevich said it would only complicate the situation and not benefit Tel Aviv at all. The downi...More..

Mattis to Iran: Don't Even Think About Taking Us On
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Mattis to Iran: Don't Even Think About Taking Us On

An Iranian media outlet close to the country's hard-line Revolutionary Guard published a video Tuesday threatening the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with missile attacks, further rai...More..

Iran nuclear deal: Plan put forward to dodge U.S. sanctions
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Iran nuclear deal: Plan put forward to dodge U.S. sanctions

In May Trump pulled out of a 2015 worldwide nuclear agreement with Iran and demanded it be renegotiated with tighter restrictions on Iran's nuclear program and its missile development. The US has also accused...More..

Navy Commander Rescued 3 Days After Injury SOS During Golden Globe Race
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Navy Commander Rescued 3 Days After Injury SOS During Golden Globe Race

A French vessel, Osiris , rescued Tomy from his location, The Indian Express reported. The Australian authorities said there were concerns because Tomy had suffered a spinal injury and his activity on boar...More..

Dallas police fire Officer Amber Guyger
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Dallas police fire Officer Amber Guyger

When she put her key in the apartment door, which was unlocked and slightly ajar, it opened, the affidavit said . A statement released by the Dallas Police Department informs that shooting took place at ...More..

5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at home day care center
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

5 people, 3 of them infants, stabbed at home day care center

ET, police said. Inside what appeared to be a local daycare, police found a 3-day-old girl and a 1-month-old girl stabbed in the abdomen. A 52-year-old woman who was found with a self-inflicted slash to her...More..

Trump 'told Spain to build wall through Sahara' to stop migrants
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Trump 'told Spain to build wall through Sahara' to stop migrants

When Spanish officials told Trump the desert was 3,000 miles wide, Borrell said he replied: "The Sahara border can't be bigger than our border with Mexico ". It seems Trump struggles to avoid discussing his ...More..

Kavanaugh accuser's colleagues point to her integrity
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser's colleagues point to her integrity

Mr Trump reiterated his defense of Judge Kavanaugh, who strongly denies the allegation. In the letter , Ford said she had received medical treatment after the assault, adding that "it is upsetting to discu...More..

I Want Both the Nominee, His Accuser to Testify Under Oath
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

I Want Both the Nominee, His Accuser to Testify Under Oath

Ford and her husband live in an Eichler in Palo Alto in the Greenmeadow neighborhood. " She will agree to participate in any proceedings that she's asked to participate in". She was anxious that he "might ...More..

Kavanaugh accuser said to be willing to testify before US Senate committee
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser said to be willing to testify before US Senate committee

As her private outreach to California Democratic Sen. Ford made a decision to go public after reporters began contacting her last week. The other male accused in Ford's allegation told the New Yorker , "I ...More..

Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks out about sexual assault allegations
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks out about sexual assault allegations

At one point, she said , [Kavanaugh's friend Mike] Judge jumped on top of them, and she tried unsuccessfully to wriggle free. "For these and other reasons detailed below, I strongly oppose Judge Kavanaugh's ...More..

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record in Berlin

The conditions were ideal for running - warm, sunny and with little wind - and Kipchoge showed no sign of easing off the pace as he passed the 18-mile mark. "I lack the words to describe how I feel, " Kipchoge ...More..

Brett Kavanaugh: Senate judiciary panel will vote this month
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: Senate judiciary panel will vote this month

As of November 2003, when the sergeant-at-arms seized the Judiciary Committee's servers, Kavanaugh would have been on notice that any of the letters, talking points, or research described as being from Democrat...More..

Donald Trump Is So Pumped For 9/11
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Donald Trump Is So Pumped For 9/11

In all, almost 3,000 people were killed on september 11 , 2001, when terrorists hijacked a total of four commercial planes and flew them into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, the Pentagon and the Pen...More..

4 dead, including gunman, in Cincinnati office shooting
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

4 dead, including gunman, in Cincinnati office shooting

He then entered the lobby where he exchanged fire with police officers, Isaac told a news conference. Police in Cincinnati have reported three people killed and a gunman dead in a shooting at a bank. ...More..

Trump wants Sessions to investigate op-ed writer
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Trump wants Sessions to investigate op-ed writer

Lee's co-worker says he's been receiving the calls because the newspaper's automated switchboard gets the word "op-ed" confused with "Ed". "Anyone who works with him knows he is not moored to any discernible ...More..

Alex Jones heckled Marco Rubio right outside Twitter and Facebook’s Senate hearing
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Alex Jones heckled Marco Rubio right outside Twitter and Facebook’s Senate hearing

That led Jones to repeatedly argue to the assembled reporters that Rubio "threatened to physically take care of me". You are a little gangster thug. Jones was suspended from Twitter for one week last month ...More..

In primary stunner, Pressley unseats incumbent Rep. Capuano
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

In primary stunner, Pressley unseats incumbent Rep. Capuano

Ayanna Pressley beat Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) in the state's 7th Congressional District in a historic upset . Pressley is poised to become the first African-American woman to represent MA in the sta...More..

Malaysian women caned for attempting to have lesbian sex
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Malaysian women caned for attempting to have lesbian sex

The two women caned on Monday, aged 22 and 32, were arrested by sharia law enforcement officers this April, after they were found attempting to engage in sexual acts in a auto. Thilaga Sulathireh, from the gr...More..