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Romney says he's behind secret 'Pierre Delecto' Twitter account

Romney says he's behind secret 'Pierre Delecto' Twitter account Notably, Romney does not follow President Trump because, like one of Romney's oversharing nieces, Trump posts " so much ". By early Monday, the unusual pseudonym was a trending moment on Twitter and had been mentioned in more than 47,000 tweets. [Full Article...]

Meghan and Harry are reportedly taking a break from ALL royal duties

Meghan and Harry are reportedly taking a break from ALL royal duties In the hour-long documentary, Harry voices his desire to leave the United Kingdom and considers living in Africa one day. Harry says tonight: "I don't know where we could live in Africa at the moment". "He now fears, in the most deep and atavistic way, that history may repeat itself with his wife". Though the Duke of Sussex has said Africa "is where I feel more like myself than anywhere else... [Full Article...]

Hong Kong protesters vow to hit the streets in major 'illegal' march

Hong Kong protesters vow to hit the streets in major 'illegal' march Hong Kong protest organisers say they intend to stage a march through Kowloon on Sunday despite losing an appeal against a police ban on the procession. 18, 2019. China denies the accusation, blaming foreign nations such as the United States and Britain for inciting the unrest. People masqueraded as Disney characters, animals and super heroes, but the most popular mask was one of China President... [Full Article...]

Nigeria's Economic Growth Too Slow To Reduce Poverty, Says IMF

Nigeria's Economic Growth Too Slow To Reduce Poverty, Says IMF New IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday said that a trade truce between the United States and China could trim expected losses to the world economy, but would not be enough to produce strong global growth. The administration of US President Donald Trump has repeatedly attacked the Geneva-based WTO, saying that it is biased against the US. "We are preparing a foundation for fut... [Full Article...]

El Chapo's son involved in police shootout

El Chapo's son involved in police shootout Lopez Obrador said he remains committed to tackling violence through peaceful means and dismissed such questions as "the point of view of our adversaries and the opposition media". It was not immediately clear if members of the patrol were harmed in the standoff. "This decision was made to protect the people". "The capture of one criminal can not be worth more than the lives of people". [Full Article...]

International Monetary Fund upgrades Romania's 2019 growth forecast

International Monetary Fund upgrades Romania's 2019 growth forecast That said, the outlook remains precarious. The IMF cut its 2019 growth forecast for Latvia by 0.4 percentage points and 2020 forecast by 0.3 percentage points to 2.8 percent in both years. US output, meanwhile, is anticipated to decline by 0.6% over both time horizons. In contrast to weak manufacturing and trade, the services sector across much of the globe continued to hold up, which helped... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court hearing ends in Ayodhya dispute; orders reserved

Supreme Court hearing ends in Ayodhya dispute; orders reserved It granted three days to contesting parties to file written notes on "moulding of relief" or narrowing down the issues on which the court is required to adjudicate. Hindus believe that Lord Ram, a major deity, was born at the site in the northern city of Ayodhya, and that a Muslim conqueror destroyed a temple there in the 1500s and built a mosque in its place. [Full Article...]

US Hindering Settlement of Iran-Saudi Tensions: Larijani

US Hindering Settlement of Iran-Saudi Tensions: Larijani The United States conducted a secret cyber strike on Iran at the end of September, following the mid-September attacks on Saudi oil facilities that cut off 5 percent of global oil supply, US officials told Reuters . "The US is the main reason for the dispute between Iran and Saudi Arabia", he deplored. According to Larijani, the United States was largely responsible for the chaos which plagues ... [Full Article...]

Queen's Speech dismissed as 'pre-election stunt' by Labour

Queen's Speech dismissed as 'pre-election stunt' by Labour But the spectacle, complete with a Household Cavalry equestrian escort, lords in scarlet robes and jewels galore, did provide a day's diversion from the long Brexit grind. May be possible this week. The government's opponents have dismissed it as a "stunt" geared more to a forthcoming election campaign than an actual legislative plan, given Johnson's lack of a parliamentary majority. [Full Article...]

Royal couple meets President Alvi, PM Imran

Royal couple meets President Alvi, PM Imran What with the five-day trip being the first royal visit since 2006 - by William's father Prince Charles and his wife - it's no wonder that people are excited. The duchess looked elegant in an aqua shalwar kameez - a traditional Pakistani outfit comprised of a long dress and pants - by British designer Catherine Walker . [Full Article...]

Saudi visit showcases Putin’s growing Middle East influence

Saudi visit showcases Putin’s growing Middle East influence Putin's trip to Saudi Arabia and the UAE marks his first state visits to the countries since 2007. Embattled Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Russian Federation to meet with Putin last month, just days before a bitterly contested election. [Full Article...]

Joanna Cherry: ‘Real possibility’ that Boris Johnson secures Brexit deal

Joanna Cherry: ‘Real possibility’ that Boris Johnson secures Brexit deal Parliament will meet next Saturday to vote on any deal achieved by the PM at a Brussels summit this week. "We remain prepared to leave without a deal on October 31". It's similar to a "customs partnership" plan the European Union rejected in 2018, and would leave Northern Ireland with a different customs regime to the rest of the U.K. [Full Article...]

Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria

Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria Turkey claimed the shelling of the area was a mistake, but the Pentagon dismissed those statements , saying that the presence of USA forces in the area had been known for months. US President Donald Trump has faced a firestorm of criticism, even from his own domestic supporters, for abandoning a loyal ally and stands accused of giving Turkey a green light to launch the offensive after order... [Full Article...]

Four major companies dropped out of Facebook's Libra project today

Four major companies dropped out of Facebook's Libra project today Libra, meanwhile, said it plans to soldier on. The latest withdrawal from the project comes after several lawmakers sent a letter to Mastercard, eBay, Visa, and Stripe warning that the project may destabilise the global financial system. [Full Article...]

Advance polls now open on North Shore

Advance polls now open on North Shore Elections Canada started the Vote on Campus program in the leadup to the last election to "help increase access to voting for. youth electors ." . Polls are open 7:30 am until 7:30 pm on that day. Canadian voters can begin casting their ballots this weekend, even though the federal election is still over a week away. Or, you can use Elections Canada's Voter Information Service . [Full Article...]

Massive Saddleridge fire threatening hundreds of homes: Here are the details

Massive Saddleridge fire threatening hundreds of homes: Here are the details A man died when he had a heart attack while trying to fight the fire himself, according to the Los Angeles County sheriff. Thousands of acres of Southern California are now burning as crews work to contain the Saddleridge Fire , Sandalwood Fire, Wendy Fire, Caples Fire, and other simultaneous blazes across the region. [Full Article...]

IS radical stabs ex-Indonesian army chief Wiranto

IS radical stabs ex-Indonesian army chief Wiranto Widodo, who appointed Wiranto to the top security post in 2016, visited him at the hospital. President Joko Widodo said that security had to be improved and the network behind the attack dismantled. While the motive for the attack was not immediately clear, Prasetyo told reporters they may have been inspired by the extremist ideology of ISIS . [Full Article...]

Climate protester lies on plane in disruption at London City airport

Climate protester lies on plane in disruption at London City airport An Aer Lingus plane was forced to stop taxiing and return to its gate when a passenger got up to give a speech about climate change. Passengers on the CityJet aircraft, operating under a lease arrangement as Aer Lingus Flight 283, left the plane at the request of the captain before being allowed to board again, the spokesman said. [Full Article...]

PG&E to Shut Off Power for Up to 5 Days

PG&E to Shut Off Power for Up to 5 Days The NWS forecasts wind gusts from 45 to 65 miles per hour across some parts of the area, saying the wind, coupled with low humidity and dry terrain, "will create critical fire weather conditions" for much of Thursday. "We don't know how long", Tianna Pasche, of Oakland, said before her area was powered down. The agency also has issued red flag warnings across much of Northern California . [Full Article...]

US declares disaster as typhoon passes north of Saipan

US declares disaster as typhoon passes north of Saipan The Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JTWC) said in their latest advisory that Hagibis now has maximum sustained wind speeds of about 150mph. "Which is almost three times what is needed to be considered rapid intensification". The extremely large Typhoon Hagibis is gaining force over the Pacific south of Japan and is forecast to approach the main islands of Kyushu, Shikoku and Honshu during the upcomi... [Full Article...]


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