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Lake Victoria ferry capsizes, killing dozens

Lake Victoria ferry capsizes, killing dozens He said two other vessels had been diverted to help with the rescue operation. Initial estimates showed that the MV Nyerere was carrying more than 300 people on board. The cause of the accident was not immediately clear, but overloading is frequently to blame for such incidents. The MV Nyerere ferry overturned near the shore between the islands of Ukora and Bugolora. [Full Article...]

Three babies among five stabbed in NY childcare centre

Three babies among five stabbed in NY childcare centre EDT, a spokesman for New York City Police Department said. A man and woman have also been injured in the attack just before 4am (local time) and victims were either cut or slashed. None of the injuries are considered to be life-threatening, despite one of them being seriously hurt. A 52-year-old woman with self-inflicted knife wounds was taken into custody, said police. [Full Article...]

Under right terms, Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all

Under right terms, Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all At first, she said she would not testify until the FBI had investigated, but then said Thursday through her attorney that she would agree to appear, but not when the Senate Judiciary Committee meets Monday. The Constitution assigns the Senate, and only the Senate, with the task of advising the President on his nominee and consenting to the nomination if the circumstances merit. [Full Article...]

Fashion guru Maezawa books first SpaceX moon flight

Fashion guru Maezawa books first SpaceX moon flight SpaceX revealed the first passenger its signed up to fly to the moon on Monday for one very expensive art project. He plans to take six or eight artists, architects and designers with him. Maezawa is not shy when it comes to spending his riches, as evidenced when he made headlines for shelling out a record $110.5 million for Jean-Michel Basquiat's 1982 painting of a skull a year ago. [Full Article...]

Trump Orders Declassification Of Documents In Russia Investigation

Trump Orders Declassification Of Documents In Russia Investigation A Justice Department spokesperson said Monday evening that the document review process had already begun. Members of the FBI , the Justice Department, and United States intelligence agencies had objected to declassifying the documents, noting that the Russian Federation investigation is ongoing. [Full Article...]

Impoverished Venezuelans furious as Maduro’s feast in Turkey goes viral

Impoverished Venezuelans furious as Maduro’s feast in Turkey goes viral A deep economic crisis marked by hyperinflation and widespread food shortages has destroyed Venezuelans' earning power, with many surviving on less than a $1 a day. But criticism was heaviest in Venezuela , where 64% of people have reported losing significant amounts of weight, 11kg (24lbs) on average, amid worsening food shortages. [Full Article...]

United States ready to negotiate with North Korea 'immediately': Pompeo

United States ready to negotiate with North Korea 'immediately': Pompeo Mr Moon proposed the compromise at a press briefing in Seoul after a three-day visit to North Korea . Pyongyang also said it could dismantle its best-known nuclear facility at Yongbyon, if the U.S. Kim's decision to dismantle its key missile site at Dongchang-ri in the presence of global observers is what Pompeo said prompted his decision to make the invitation. [Full Article...]

PM Imran assures nation will witness change in govt's first 100 days

PM Imran assures nation will witness change in govt's first 100 days On September 13, the Pakistan Foreign Office said Islamabad was ready for talks with New Delhi and it was awaiting an official response from India on how to move forward on the issue. Referring to Modi's letter after Imran was sworn in last month, he said he endorses PM Modi's sentiment that the only way forward for the two nations "lies in constructive engagement". [Full Article...]

Pompeo sets goal for complete denuclearization in North Korea by 2021

Moon said North Korea's agreement to allow global experts to observe a "permanent" dismantling of a missile engine test site and launch pad was the same thing as a commitment to "verifiably and irreversibly" demolish those facilities. As Moon arrived at an airport near the mountain, some 1000 North Koreans greeted him, waving flowers and chanting "Motherland!" South Korean President Moon Jae-i... [Full Article...]

President Trump Suggested Spain Build Its Own Border Wall Across the Sahara

President Trump Suggested Spain Build Its Own Border Wall Across the Sahara Mr Trump's pledge to build a wall between the USA and Mexico was one of his best-known election promises. According to Spanish newspaper, El Pais , Borrell said President Trump told him to "build a wall in the Sahara", before stating that "The border with the Sahara can not be bigger than ours with Mexico ". [Full Article...]

Storm-ravaged Carolinas brace for even more flooding

Storm-ravaged Carolinas brace for even more flooding President Donald Trump on Wednesday visited North Carolina to survey damage from Hurricane Florence . At least 37 people, including several young children, have died from Florence , which brought unprecedented rainfall and flooding to the Carolinas. [Full Article...]

Israel to present findings in Moscow over downing of Russian plane

Israel to present findings in Moscow over downing of Russian plane Russian President Vladimir Putin also slammed the regime's aerial operations against Syria as a violation of the Arab country's sovereignty, saying, "Russian-Israeli agreements on the prevention of risky incidents were not observed" in this case. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh: Donald Trump doubts sex assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee

Brett Kavanaugh: Donald Trump doubts sex assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Prof Ford has been given until Friday to decide if she will testify . Washington , D.C. area attorney Seth Berenzweig received the yearbook from a woman who did not want her name revealed. "The accusations leveled against him in no way represent the decent young man I knew", she added. She supported that statement by citing an email sent by Kavanaugh in March 2002 to formerAssociate Whit... [Full Article...]

UN chief: 'Time for concrete action' on North Korea

This will mark the beginning of negotiations to transform US-DPRK relations through the process of rapid denuclearisation of North Korea. In a statement to the press after the meeting, Kim told reporters that he and Moon had "made a firm commitment to exert active efforts to make the Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons and nuclear threat and turn it into a land of peace". [Full Article...]

Musk names Japan billionaire for around-the-moon space trip

Musk names Japan billionaire for around-the-moon space trip Announced a year ago, the BFR ship will sit 118 metres long - previously announced as 106 metres (347 feet) long - and Musk has said the ship will contain up to 40 cabins which will have enough space for 100 people. "Once operational Crew Dragon missions are underway for NASA, SpaceX will launch the private mission on a journey to circumnavigate the Moon and return to Earth". [Full Article...]

U.S. accuses Russian Federation of 'cheating' on North Korea sanctions

U.S. accuses Russian Federation of 'cheating' on North Korea sanctions The Security Council, led by the US, ramped up sanctions on North Korea previous year amid the rogue nation's nuclear tests, imposing sanctions on exports from oil to seafood. He then warned that "when sanctions are not enforced, the prospects of successful denuclearization of North Korea are diminished". Since the cancellation of his third trip to Pyongyang last month, U.S. [Full Article...]

Johnson Joins Collins And Manchin In Calling For Ford, Kavanaugh To Testify

Johnson Joins Collins And Manchin In Calling For Ford, Kavanaugh To Testify He had been on a smooth confirmation track, but the new allegations have roiled that process. "It will, I'm sure, work out very well". Her lawyer told MORNING EDITION this morning that Ford's recollection of those events is crystal-clear and that she is willing to share them with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh's prep school pal: Ford's wrong, I was never at party

Kavanaugh's prep school pal: Ford's wrong, I was never at party Christine Blasey Ford as the person she remembers as "PJ" who supposedly was present at the party she described in her statements to the Washington Post ", the letter , penned by Smyth's attorney, Eric Bruce, reads. But he added that Kavanaugh "is such an outstanding man". Some Republicans pointed to the decades between the alleged attack and now. "If they wanted to be, I would certainly do t... [Full Article...]

12 die in chapel, sheltering from Typhoon Mangkhut

12 die in chapel, sheltering from Typhoon Mangkhut Read the full story and see more pictures of the devastation at the Post . Rescuers are scrambling to dig up the landslide site, but they find at least 70 people who are still missing, majority buried alive by a landslide in the mining municipality of Itogon in Benguet province from the northern Philippines . [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper released from prison

Elizabeth Smart’s kidnapper released from prison In 2010, she was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison - and was released from a Texas lockup on 2016 to begin serving a 1 to 15-year state sentence for a separate attempted abduction of Smart's cousin. Barzee's attorney, Scott Williams, has confirmed that Barzee has been diagnosed with several mental illnesses, but he's said he's not concerned about her being a danger to the community. [Full Article...]


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