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by | October 09, 2018 | 08:09

Its owner, Shahed Hussain, was out of the country, officials told reporters . Federal records show the company had undergone five inspections and had four vehicles pulled from service in the past two years. Her husband Rob was also killed. "These were friends just starting their lives, getting married and this is how it ended", she said. "She was a attractive, sweet soul".

by | October 09, 2018 | 07:14

One Facebook user living nearby reported feeling a "bed-shaking explosion" at around 10:15 a.m. The company shut most of the plant for planned maintenance in late September, but the smaller, 25,000 bpd gasoline-making units and the 125,000 bpd crude unit were still running, a source familiar with the plant's operations said.

by | October 09, 2018 | 05:41

Prior to Sunday's first-round vote , about 41 percent of Brazil's electorate said they wouldn't vote for Haddad under any circumstances, according to Datafolha polling institute. "We're going to have a huge caucus, perfectly governable, to pass the bills that the society is demanding - to conclude the reforms that are underway", Bivar said, referring to stalled efforts to trim public pensions and close a budget deficit.

by | October 09, 2018 | 04:32

Authorities in Istanbul believe he was murdered within the consulate walls, but the Saudi government maintains he left. Jamal Khashoggi , a veteran journalist who has been critical of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , hasn't been seen since Tuesday, when he went into the consulate to get documents for his upcoming marriage to a Turkish woman, and apparently never came out.

by | October 09, 2018 | 04:28

Ever since July when he announced he was nominating the 53-year-old judge for the seat being vacated by Anthony Kennedy - an announcement the former Apprentice host stage-managed by demanding everyone turn on their television sets at 9pm that warm summer evening - the president knew he would be a controversial choice.

by | October 09, 2018 | 04:05

Most schools are closed for Columbus Day, but some local districts-and some district offices-stay open. Columbus Day has been a federal holiday since the 1930s, but as of 2015, less than half of USA states had moved to give their employees a paid day off on the day.

by | October 09, 2018 | 03:56

Their testimony led to a brief FBI investigation into the matter, which Senate Republicans have said prove the allegations against Kavanaugh can not be corroborated. That left Maine Republican Sen. She told reporters that Kavanaugh is "a good man" but maybe "not the right man for the court at this time". Susan Collins said she'd vote yes on Kavanaugh, shifting the vote count in their favor.

by | October 09, 2018 | 03:22

Heidi Heitkamp, who voted "no" on Kavanaugh. Gov. John Kasich of OH predicted "a good year" for Democrats in the November elections and said he wonders about "the soul of our country" in the long term after the tumultuous hearings. Trump predicted that Democrats would pay a price in the Midterm elections. "I don't think the founding fathers had a traitor in mind for the highest office", he said, according to Inquisitr .

by | October 09, 2018 | 02:35

Kavanaugh, along with his law clerks, already has been at the Supreme Court preparing for his first day on the bench Tuesday when the justices will hear arguments in two cases about longer prison terms for repeat offenders. Mr Trump said Democrats had "tortured" Mr Kavanaugh and his family. Kavanaugh was sworn in late on Saturday amid protests at the court after he was narrowly confirmed in a 50-48 Senate vote but with questions raised from Democrats and liberal groups as to ...

by | October 09, 2018 | 00:06

But seven people arrested at the Supreme Court will remain in the D.C. jail until Tuesday since Monday is a federal holiday, said Corporal Doug Harrison of the Supreme Court Police. "There are a lot of forces out there that if you bend to, it would be bad for the country". Senators on both sides of the aisle also insist that opportunities for bipartisanship still exist.

by | October 08, 2018 | 23:55

Hicks joining FOX is just more proof of the inexorable bond between the White House, Rupert Murdoch , and Fox News - and how much Fox News will have 24/7 access to the Trump administration. Hicks will report to Fox's head legal and policy officer, Viet Dinh . The new company is expected to get an official name and begin operations early next year.

by | October 08, 2018 | 23:42

President Donald Trump said Monday he has no plans to fire Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general who has been facing an uncertain fate for more than two weeks. The president, meanwhile, used part of his speech to rail against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's rocky confirmation process, slamming what he called "false charges" and "false accusations" leveled against him.

by | October 08, 2018 | 23:40

Eve of election polls gave Bolsonaro, a pro-dictatorship former paratrooper, a lead of at least 15 points over his closest rival, Workers' Party (PT) candidate, with 40% of intended votes to Haddad's 25% ( Reuters ). That prospect cheers investors and economic elites who fear a return of the PT's left-leaning policies, but terrifies Bolsonaro's critics , who say his views echo those of U.S.

by | October 08, 2018 | 22:39

Yet Kavanaugh may have a hard time putting behind him the tumultuous confirmation process, which ended with the Senate voting, 50-48, to confirm him Saturday, the narrowest margin of victory for a Supreme Court nominee in 137 years. Protesters also disrupted the vote itself in the US Senate multiple times before being dragged. They chanted, "Vote them out!" The anger over the choice of Kavanaugh and the process that followed is understandable, but it is better channeled into the November ...

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:57

She had also been raped. Schinas added: "We must make sure that journalists everywhere are safe and make their invaluable contributions to our democratic societies". are unacceptable". Journalists' groups and foreign officials, including Harlem Desir, the media freedom representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe , demanded a "full and thorough investigation" into Marinova's death.

by | October 08, 2018 | 21:00

Bush shared a photo from the wedding on Instagram, sharing a shot of him walking his daughter down the aisle. George W. Bush paid homage to his late mother in his Instagram post, writing that his newly Wednesday daughter "is named for a unique and strong woman".

by | October 08, 2018 | 20:24

Mrs. Trump visited a few of Egypt's many cultural sites including the Sphinx, and the Great Pyramid - one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. " Melania Trump wearing pith helmet on her trip to "Africa" is more than a silly satirical choice". She urged the public to "focus on what I do, not what I wear".

by | October 08, 2018 | 19:57

Where Has The Warning Come From? Advancing its prognosis of a catastrophic 1.5-degree rise in average global temperatures from pre-industrial levels to as early as 2030, the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC ) report puts all governments on earth on notice.

by | October 08, 2018 | 19:01

Yet, according to the New York Times headline, "Israel Says" that it was a Palestinian attack, potentially casting doubt on the facts in the minds of the readers. Surveillance camera footage broadcast on Israeli television showed a man armed with a rifle fleeing down stairs and running away from the factory. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , for his part, vowed to bring the attacker to justice.

by | October 08, 2018 | 18:53

The center of Michael is expected to move across the Yucatán Channel - a strait between Mexico and Cuba - Monday, slowly making its way across the eastern Gulf of Mexico through Wednesday. In light of the storm, Florida Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum suspended his campaign activity to address preparations for the storm, according to CNN .

by | October 08, 2018 | 18:38

The Nobel Economics Prize was not part of the original line-up of awards as envisaged by Alfred Nobel and is therefore officially known as the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Mr Romer said he ignored two telephone calls, thinking they were spam calls, before the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences was able to get through to him.

by | October 08, 2018 | 15:11

For weeks, senators from both parties decried the harsh and often emotional rhetoric in the clash over Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge with a history of advancing Republican causes. Senator Collins arrives for the crucial vote. Hangers and worse have been delivered to their offices, a Roe v. Wade reference. The Senate confirmed Mr Kavanaugh by a narrow margin of 50-48.

by | October 08, 2018 | 14:58

Mrs. Trump spent this week visiting four countries in Africa in five days as her first solo trip as the first lady. The Trump administration has pushed to cut funding to USAID, which supports several projects the first lady visited . "And I tell him that. And that was anonymous source and I would leave it at that", she said. During the trip, she has focused on her signature issue of campaigning for children with stops at a hospital, primary school and an orphanage.

by | October 08, 2018 | 14:46

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he expects North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to travel to Russian Federation and for Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea soon amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis.

by | October 08, 2018 | 08:43

He was also to say that Chinese officials have tried to influence business leaders to condemn U.S. trade actions, "leveraging their desire to maintain their operations in China". He pointed out that the tariffs imposed by China to date specifically target industries and states that will play an important role in the 2018 midterm elections, with more than 80 percent of USA counties targeted by China having voted for Trump in 2016.

by | October 08, 2018 | 08:17

As the senators voted, protesters in the Senate gallery screamed, "I do not consent", and, "shame", forcing Vice President Mike Pence, who was presiding over the chamber, to repeatedly call for order. He added: 'So what we did was follow tradition. Republicans past year successfully stalled the process, meaning it fell to Mr Trump, not Barack Obama , to nominate the new justice.

by | October 08, 2018 | 06:29

Flake , one of the small group of Republican senators who refused to conclusively support or oppose Kavanaugh through the weeks of Senate wrangling over allegations of teenage sexual misconduct, voted to end debate on Kavanaugh's confirmation Friday morning.

by | October 08, 2018 | 05:58

Kavanaugh continues to deny the sexual assault and misconduct allegations and was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice on Saturday. Kavanaugh's nomination, one of the most contentious in USA history, had roiled Washington and the US political scene for weeks, with Kavanaugh accused by a woman of sexually assaulting her when both were high school teenagers more than 30 years ago, allegations that in the end did not derail the appointment of the appellate court judge one level up to the ...

by | October 08, 2018 | 03:03

Swing voter Murkowski suggested she'd vote against Kavanaugh despite calling him 'a good man'. "The presumption of innocence is so important", Collins said. Manchin expressed empathy for sexual assault victims. The vote caps a contest fought against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement and President Donald Trump's unyielding support of his Supreme Court nominee.

by | October 08, 2018 | 02:23

Abubakar polled 1,532 votes to defeat Saraki who came third with 317 votes followed by the former governor of Kano State Rabiu Kwankwaso who polled 158 votes. The governor who spoke during a visit to the Lagos State PDP Secretariat, told party members that the country is highly complex to be managed by politician who is not well grounded on developments in the country.

by | October 07, 2018 | 23:15

Mrs Trump has been received by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and former United States ambassador Robert Godec at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport this evening. A batch of 1.4 million books donated Thursday brought to almost 10 million the total Malawi has received in recent years under USAID's national reading program, officials said .

by | October 07, 2018 | 23:08

Among those in his prisons for political speech are clerics, bloggers, journalists and activists. "He imprisoned women who agitated for the right to drive, a right that was granted even as they were punished". "It would be unfair and outrageous if he has been detained for his work as a journalist and commentator", The Post said in a statement . Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned the Saudi ambassador to discuss the case, according to diplomatic sources.

by | October 07, 2018 | 22:40

Some South Koreans also see Japan's conservative government as failing to sufficiently support South Korea's diplomatic push to improve relations with North Korea following a period of animosity over the North's nuclear and missile tests. Japan and South Korea often trade barbs over disputed islands known as Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in Korea. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha had urged Japan to consider how South Koreans remember its brutal 1910-1945 colonization of the Korean ...

by | October 07, 2018 | 22:42

Route 30 leads steeply downhill to a T-intersection with Route 30A, marked with a stop sign. The names of the deceased were not immediately released as state police worked through notifying their next-of-kin in the wake of the massive smash-up.

by | October 07, 2018 | 22:30

IS fighters wanted "to take our honor, but they lost their honor", said Murad, now a United Nations goodwill ambassador for survivors of human trafficking. Her assaulters threatened to execute her if she did not convert to their hateful, inhuman version of Islam. He is an outspoken critic of the abuse of women during war who has described rape as "a weapon of mass destruction".