The UN’s World Food Programme wins the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize
The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the World Food Programme (WFP), which is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, for its efforts in combatting world hunger
Hurricane Delta, now a Category 3 storm, could bring a ‘life-threatening’ storm surge to Louisiana
Hurricane #Delta Advisory 19: Major Hurricane Delta Headed Toward Southwestern Louisiana. Expected to Bring Hurricane Conditions and a Life-Threatening Storm Surge to Portions of the Northern Gulf Coast Later Today. https://t.co/VqHn0u1vgc— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) October 9, 2020
Hurricane #Delta is closing in on the southwestern Louisiana coast and expected to make landfall this evening. Here are the Key Messages from the 4 am CDT advisory. For more information visit https://t.co/tW4KeGdBFb and https://t.co/SiZo8ozBbn pic.twitter.com/IEwwl7hbJD— National Hurricane Center (@NHC_Atlantic) October 9, 2020
13 Militia Members Plotted To Kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, FBI Says
Thirteen people were charged Thursday in an alleged domestic terrorism plot to kidnap Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, federal and state officials announced. The alleged scheme included plans to overthrow several state governments that the suspects “believe are violating the US Constitution,” including the government of Michigan and Whitmer, according to a federal criminal complaint.
Nancy Pelosi could establish a 25th Amendment commission to rule on President Trump’s fitness for office
Speaker Nancy Pelosi during her weekly press conference said that the House would discuss the 25th Amendment on Friday. Although Congress’ role is limited, the amendment allows a president to be removed from power, provided their cabinet believes they have become incapable of running the office. This comes as questions were raised by Pelosi over the mental and physical side-effects of President Trump’s treatment in the days following his COVID-19 diagnosis. The president responded Thursday night, calling Pelosi “crazy” in one of his Tweets.
The 25th Amendment states that the vice president and a majority of either the president’s Cabinet “or of such other body as Congress may by law provide” can declare that they believe a president cannot fulfill his or her official duties.
The 2020 NBA Finals Game 5
The Miami Heat vs. The Los Angeles Lakers today Friday at 9:00 PM Eastern Time. Lakers leads series 3-1. If the Lakers wins they will clinch their 17th NBA championship. If Heat wins, they will be a game 6 on Sunday.
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