New York witches place hex on Brett Kavanaugh

Image copyright Catland Books/Facebook Image caption Catland Books used a fiery image of Brett Kavanaugh to promote their event The occult turned partisan on Saturday as a coven of New York witches placed a hex on US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Dozens attended the event at Brooklyn’s Catland Books, which was also streamed online. Organisers said the event was ...

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Prince Harry inspires athletes as pregnant Meghan trims Australia schedule

SYDNEY (Reuters) – The pregnant wife of Britain’s Prince Harry, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will cut back her busy schedule as the royal couple enter the last week-and-a-half of their tour to Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex meet Team UK competitors while attending a lunchtime Reception hosted by ...

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Brexit: Extend transition only to scrap backstop, says Dominic Raab

Image copyright EPA Any extension to the Brexit transition period should come instead of – not as well as – a “backstop” for Northern Ireland, the Brexit secretary has said. Dominic Raab says this would avoid an “unacceptable” EU plan to keep Northern Ireland aligned to its rules in the event no Brexit deal was in place. Negotiators are at ...

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Thousands of caravan migrants take shelter in southern Mexico

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (Reuters) – Thousands of Central American migrants traveling together to enter the United States have hunkered down in shelters in a southern Mexico city along its border with Guatemala, according to local officials. The migrants pose a tough challenge to the Mexican government’s pledge to stop the illegal travelers’ plans to press ahead to the U.S. border. ...

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Selma Blair: Cruel Intentions star reveals MS diagnosis

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The actress said she has had symptoms for “15 years at least” US actress Selma Blair has revealed she has multiple sclerosis (MS) in an Instagram post. The 46-year-old Cruel Intentions star said she was diagnosed in August but has had symptoms for years. “I am disabled. I fall sometimes. I drop things,” she wrote, ...

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New Zealand will not attend Saudi investment summit over Khashoggi death

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand condemns the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi operatives and will not be attending an investment summit in Saudi Arabia, the government said in a statement on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: New Zealand’s Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker speaks to reporters during a news conference regarding the revised text for the recently ...

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Harrow fire: Person missing in suspected gas blast

Image copyright @rahmanalanezi Image caption Those rescued were on the first floor of the property in Fulbeck Way, Harrow A man, woman and baby have been rescued, but one person remains missing, following a suspected gas explosion in north-west London. A first-floor flat was destroyed in the explosion in Fulbeck Way, Harrow, just before 01:00. About 70 firefighters tackled the ...

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North Korea’s box of bones: A mythical king and the dream of Korean unification

SEOUL (Reuters) – It’s the stuff of an Indiana Jones movie: supernatural kings, ancient tombs, and government-backed archaeologists striving to harness the power of legend for a greater cause. A picture of King Dangun, the mythical founder of the first unified Korean kingdom in 2333 BCE, sits at a tourist stand near what North Korea says is his tomb, just ...

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