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Yet another tropical depression forms in the Atlantic, bringing the tally to 28 this season

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 15:30

Yet another tropical depression forms in the Atlantic, bringing the tally to 28 this seasonIn a record-shattering hurricane season, 2020 has produced yet another tropical depression, the 28th of the year..


Majority of voters say Biden won second debate, poll finds

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 15:22

Majority of voters say Biden won second debate, poll findsSixty-five percent of voters said the candidates were mostly respectful of each other's time, as opposed to 10% who said that after the first debate.


Republicans crash Florida early vote, eating into Democrats’ lead

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 15:13

Republicans crash Florida early vote, eating into Democrats’ leadDueling appearances from President Trump and former President Obama kicked off statewide early voting in Florida.


Coronavirus is surging in college towns. The worst spot? Texas

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 14:51

Coronavirus is surging in college towns. The worst spot? TexasCollege towns have seen a surge of the coronavirus, especially in Texas, but they're doubling down on in-person classes and fans at football games.


Democrats give new support to Mike Espy’s Senate race

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 14:05

Democrats give new support to Mike Espy’s Senate raceA few weeks ago, Mike Espy complained that national Democrats seemed to be throwing in the towel and giving up on his chances of beating Rep. U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in deeply red Mississippi. “They don’t think a Black man in Mississippi can win,” the former agriculture secretary wrote on Twitter. Keep your eyes on Mississippi.


Israeli leader confirms consent to US arms sales to UAE

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 14:02

Israeli leader confirms consent to US arms sales to UAEIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday appeared to confirm that Israel has given its consent for the United States to sell F35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates following a recent agreement establishing diplomatic relations between the Mideast countries. The expected sale would make the UAE the first Arab nation - and just the second country in the Middle East after Israel — — to possess the stealth warplanes. Netanyahu has repeatedly insisted the deal establishing ties with the UAE amounted to “peace for peace" and that arms deals were not part of the agreement.


Ex-CIA Director Brennan: 'Outrageous' for Trump to talk of inviting Saudi crown prince to D.C.

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 13:58

 'Outrageous' for Trump to talk of inviting Saudi crown prince to D.C.

On the Yahoo News “Skullduggery” podcast, former CIA Director John Brennan said it is “outrageous" for President Trump to talk about inviting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Washington.


Murkowski to vote to confirm Barrett to the Supreme Court

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 13:54

Murkowski to vote to confirm Barrett to the Supreme CourtMurkowski was the only Republican who did not support Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation.


France reacts after Erdogan questions Macron's mental health

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 13:31

France reacts after Erdogan questions Macron's mental healthFrance recalled its ambassador to Turkey for consultations after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said President Emmanuel Macron needed mental health treatment and made other comments that the French government described as unacceptably rude. Erdogan questioned his French counterpart's mental condition while criticizing Macron’s attitude toward Islam and Muslims. “What is the problem of this person called Macron with Islam and Muslims?” Erdogan asked rhetorically during his Justice and Development party meeting in the central Anatolian city of Kayseri.


Afghan security forces kill senior al Qaeda leader al-Masri

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 13:20

Afghan security forces kill senior al Qaeda leader al-MasriAfghan security forces have killed Abu Muhsin al-Masri, a senior al Qaeda leader who was on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Most Wanted Terrorists list, Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a tweet late on Saturday. The head of the U.S. National Counter-Terrorism Center, Chris Miller, confirmed al-Masri's death in a statement, saying his "removal .. from the battlefield is a major setback to a terrorist organization that is consistently experiencing strategic losses facilitated by the United States and its partners."


Cameroon: Children killed in attack on school in Kumba

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 13:13

 Children killed in attack on school in KumbaOfficials have blamed Anglophone secessionists for the attack on a private school in a restive region.


Former home of Jennifer Dulos goes on the market for $1.75M

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 13:03

Former home of Jennifer Dulos goes on the market for $1.75MThe former home of Jennifer Dulos, the Connecticut mother of five who prosecutors say was killed by her estranged husband last year, is going on the market for $1.75 million. The 10,000-square-foot, six-bedroom house in Farmington, Connecticut is being listed as part of the sell-off of the estate of Fotis Dulos, Jennifer Dulos' estranged husband, The Hartford Courant reported Saturday. Fotis Dulos, a luxury home builder, took his own life in January while facing a murder charge.


Nigeria’s police order massive mobilization to ‘dominate the public space’ after unrest over SARS

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 12:54

Nigeria’s police order massive mobilization to ‘dominate the public space’ after unrest over SARSNigeria’s top police official on Saturday ordered the immediate mobilization of all officers to “reclaim the public space from criminal elements masquerading as protesters” after days of unrest and demonstrations over police abuses that left at least 69 people dead. The police order could further heighten tensions in Africa’s most populous country after some of its worst turmoil in years. Nigeria’s inspector general of police, M.A. Adamu, ordered colleagues to “dominate the public space” while announcing that enough is enough, a statement said.


Fauci advocates mask mandate amid COVID-19 surge across US

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 12:53

Fauci advocates mask mandate amid COVID-19 surge across USOn Friday, top infectious-disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci suggested it might be time for face coverings to be made mandatory to stop the spread of the virus. “Well, if people are not wearing masks, then maybe we should be mandating it,” he told CNN’s Erin Burnett during an interview. “I don’t like to be the authoritarian from the federal government, but at the local level, if governors and others essentially mandate the use of masks when you have an outbreak, I think that would be very important,” Fauci told Alabama Sen. Doug Jones during a Facebook Live event in July.


Nigeria's police order massive mobilization after unrest

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 12:46

Nigeria's police order massive mobilization after unrestNigeria’s top police official on Saturday ordered the immediate mobilization of all officers to “reclaim the public space from criminal elements masquerading as protesters” after days of unrest and demonstrations over police abuses that left at least 69 people dead. The police order could further heighten tensions in Africa’s most populous country after some of its worst turmoil in years. Nigeria’s inspector general of police, M.A. Adamu, ordered colleagues to “dominate the public space” while announcing that enough is enough, a statement said.


Fox host Lou Dobbs says 'I don't know why anyone' would vote for Sen. Lindsey Graham

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 12:25

Fox host Lou Dobbs says 'I don't know why anyone' would vote for Sen. Lindsey GrahamThe conservative commentator slammed the South Carolina senator for what he feels is a lack of oversight regarding anti-conservative bias.


France recalls envoy after Erdogan jibe at Macron

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:51

France recalls envoy after Erdogan jibe at MacronFrance on Saturday said it was recalling its envoy to Turkey for consultations after comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan suggesting French counterpart Emmanuel Macron needed a mental health check-up that Paris condemned as unacceptable.


Ethiopia blasts Trump remark that Egypt will 'blow up' dam

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:10

Ethiopia blasts Trump remark that Egypt will 'blow up' dam

Ethiopia on Saturday denounced “belligerent threats” by President Trump over the huge dam it has nearly completed on the Blue Nile River. This comes a day after Trump said downstream Egypt will “blow up” the project it has called an existential threat.


Miami nurse sues doctor colleague, says he ‘deliberately’ infected her with COVID-19

Yahoo News - Sat, 10/24/2020 - 11:06

Miami nurse sues doctor colleague, says he ‘deliberately’ infected her with COVID-19A Miami-Dade nurse practitioner and mother of a 2-year-old said she was deliberately exposed to COVID-19 by a Miami physician at their place of work. She has filed a lawsuit against him, the medical office and the hospital that owns the medical office.


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