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Indian officials exchange blame for train plowing into festival crowd

Indian officials exchange blame for train plowing into festival crowdPunjab state’s Chief Minister Amarinder Singh told reporters on Saturday that 59 people had died with 57 injured in the accident and that an official inquiry would be carried out over the next four weeks. A large crowd had formed near the tracks on the city’s fringe for the burning of effigies as part of a major Hindu festival on Friday when the train sped through the gathering in darkness, officials and witnesses said. Grieving relatives and residents, some of whom were still scouring the bloodied fields for belongings of their loved ones, said there was no warning from the train as it rolled down the tracks just as firecrackers exploded in the sky in the annual Dusshera festival.



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US opens federal investigation into Catholic Church abuse

US opens federal investigation into Catholic Church abuseThe US has for the first time opened a federal investigation into abuse committed by Catholic clergy, issuing a subpoena to dioceses in Pennsylvania two months after the publication of a report on decades of sexual abuse in the state. “The archdiocese will cooperate with the United States Department of Justice in this matter,” it said.



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Simple Debate Question Stumps Ted Cruz Into 6 Seconds Of Painful Silence

Simple Debate Question Stumps Ted Cruz Into 6 Seconds Of Painful SilenceIt was the kind of softball question often used in debates to break up the



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Girl baked grandfather's ashes into cookies and gave them to classmates, police say

Girl baked grandfather's ashes into cookies and gave them to classmates, police sayA high school student mixed her cremated grandfather’s ashes into homemade biscuits and gave them to classmates, police in California have said. The youngster and a friend shared the cookies with nine other pupils at Da Vinci Charter Academy in the city of Davis. “She had mentioned her grandpa’s ashes before,” said Andy Knox.



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Canada's FM calls for 'transparent' probe into missing Saudi journalist

Canada's FM calls for 'transparent' probe into missing Saudi journalistCanada’s foreign minister called Monday for a full and transparent probe on the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, during a telephone conversation with her Saudi counterpart. Speaking to lawmakers, Chrystia Freeland said Canada was “very concerned” about Khashoggi’s disappearance and conveyed this earlier to Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir.



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Jihadists fail to quit Syria buffer, throwing deal into doubt

Jihadists fail to quit Syria buffer, throwing deal into doubtJihadists in Syria’s Idlib failed to meet a Monday deadline to leave a planned buffer zone ringing the country’s last rebel bastion, casting fresh doubt over a deal to avert bloodshed. A Russian-Turkish truce agreement reached nearly a month ago for the northwestern region gave “radical fighters” until October 15 to leave a proposed demilitarised area between government and opposition forces. The accord was a last-ditch effort to stave off a regime onslaught on Idlib, the largest rebel stronghold left in war-ravaged Syria and home to around three million people.



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Cat Rescued From Trash 'Minutes' Before Pile Tossed Into Garbage Compactor

Cat Rescued From Trash 'Minutes' Before Pile Tossed Into Garbage CompactorA cat just minutes away from possibly getting thrown into the jaws of a trash



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Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalist

Saudis welcome joint Turkey probe into missing journalistSaudi Arabia has welcomed a joint investigation with Turkey into the “circumstances” of the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, its official news agency SPA tweeted on Friday. “Official source welcomes the response of the Republic of Turkey to the request of Saudi Arabia to form a joint team… of specialists” from both countries “to investigate the circumstances of the disappearance of Saudi citizen, Jamal Khashoggi”, SPA said on Twitter.



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Pope OKs study of Vatican archives into McCarrick scandal

Pope OKs study of Vatican archives into McCarrick scandalVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has authorized a "thorough study" of Vatican archives into how a prominent American cardinal advanced through church ranks despite allegations that he slept with seminarians and young priests, the Vatican said Saturday in its first response to explosive allegations of a cover-up that is roiling the papacy.



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FBI investigation into Kavanaugh proceeds on tight deadline

FBI investigation into Kavanaugh proceeds on tight deadlineLeland Keyser and Mark Judge among potential witnesses who have talked to the FBI.



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