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U.N. rights chief urges waiving of immunity in Khashoggi case

Reuters - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 20:32
U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet called on Saudi Arabia and Turkey on Tuesday to reveal everything they know about the disappearance and possible murder of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and said Riyadh should waive immunity on its diplomatic premises and officials.
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CNN poll: Cruz leads O'Rourke with three weeks to go

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 19:51
Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz appears well-positioned for re-election over his Democratic challenger Rep. Beto O'Rourke, topping him 52% to 45% among likely voters, a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS finds.
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Pippa Middleton gives birth to a baby boy

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 19:37
Pippa Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge's younger sister, has given birth to a baby boy.
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Here's who isn't boycotting the Saudi business conference

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 19:31
Some of the biggest names in US business and finance have canceled plans to attend a big investment conference in Saudi Arabia because of the unexplained disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Lady Gaga thanks her 'fiancé' during speech

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 19:30
A bride is born?
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'Modern Family' star on character death: It's not who you think

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 19:25
Ariel Winter has teased which character is set to die on her hit ABC series, "Modern Family."
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The frightening attack on Democrats

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 19:19
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First child in Florida has died of flu this season, state reports

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 18:47
A Florida child died due to flu-related illness during the week ended October 6, according to the state's Department of Health. The child, the first to die in the state, had not received a flu vaccination.
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Instacart is now valued at $7 billion

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 18:20
Instacart continues to skyrocket.
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Viking ship found buried in Norway

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 18:17
Using cutting-edge technology, archaeologists discovered a nearly 66-foot-long Viking ship buried in southern Norway.
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Rubio: Worth blowing up US-Saudi relationship

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 17:38
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said the United States will lose its credibility on human rights if it does not take action against Saudi Arabia after the apparent death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
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Pompeii graffiti may rewrite history

Associated Press - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 17:18
Newly discovered graffiti at the Popmpeii archeological site could settle an old academic debate about the exact date of the Vesuvius eruption, rewriting the history of one of the ancient world's most significant events.
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German police confirm Syrian man was hostage-taker in Cologne incident

Reuters - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 17:06
German police on Tuesday confirmed that the man who took a woman hostage in the western city of Cologne on Monday was a 55-year-old Syrian man who arrived in Germany in 2015.
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NATO cyber command to be fully operational in 2023

Reuters - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 17:00
A new NATO military command center to deter computer hackers should be fully staffed in 2023 and able to mount its own cyber attacks but the alliance is still grappling with ground rules for doing so, a senior general said on Tuesday.
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Iranian security personnel kidnapped on border with Pakistan

Reuters - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 16:51
At least 10 Iranian security personnel including Revolutionary Guards were kidnapped on the border with Pakistan on Tuesday, state media reported, and a separatist group that claimed responsibility described the act as revenge for oppression of Sunni Muslims.
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Case of slain Libyan rebel commander threatens to open old wounds

Reuters - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 16:50
Eastern Libyan authorities have resumed an investigation into the unexplained killing of a top rebel commander in the 2011 uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, a case that could reopen old wounds.
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Irish FM says Brexit border backstop key 'unless and until' new trade deal comes

Reuters - Tue, 16/10/2018 - 16:48
More time is needed for a Brexit deal between the European Union and Britain that would maintain an open Irish border, Ireland's Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Tuesday.
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