Christine Ford submitted 4 sworn statements supporting her assault claim against Kavanaugh

Hoping the hearing will yield no new surprises, the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled its own vote on Mr Kavanaugh for Friday, and Republican leaders laid plans that could keep the full Senate in session over the weekend and produce a final show... More..

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Trump touts his own achievements, and the United Nations laughs
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump touts his own achievements, and the United Nations laughs

Trump held an unprecedented summit with Kim in Singapore in June that yielded a broad pledge by Kim to "work toward" denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. adversaries like Iran, and touch on issues over wh...More..

Rosenstein May Keep His Job, Unless His Trump Meeting Goes Awry
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Rosenstein May Keep His Job, Unless His Trump Meeting Goes Awry

President Trump said Wednesday that his "preference" is to keep the deputy attorney general while he is overseeing the special counsel's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 United States election. O...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Pompeo says messages from Kim Jong Un "consistent" with "intent on denuclearizing"

Speaking during an uncommon solo press conference, Trump told reporters that they - and the entire world - misconstrued the giggles which burst forth when he told the General Assembly that basically no admini...More..

United Nations honours Nelson Mandela at peace summit
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

United Nations honours Nelson Mandela at peace summit

His death in 2013 at age 95 brought a global outpouring of grief and tributes. Speaking to reporters, France's top diplomat, Jean-Yves Le Drian, decried what he called Trump's "mix of unilateralism and isolat...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

United Nations diplomats explain exactly why they were laughing at - and not with

Democracy, monarchy, or autocracy, America must operate in a world as it is. The Trump administration re-imposed a host of economic sanctions on Iran in August, and plans to impose sanctions on Iran's c...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

U.S. 'Disturbed, Disappointed' by E.U. Plan to Evade Iran Sanctions

The European Union and Iran, along with Russian Federation and China, said they were determined to "protect the freedom of their economic operators to pursue legitimate business with Iran" in a statement issu...More..

Second accuser in standoff with GOP over Kavanaugh testimony
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Second accuser in standoff with GOP over Kavanaugh testimony

Now we have the most shocking allegation yet, courtesy of Michael Avenatti , known to the world as Stormy Daniels's lawyer. In addition, a second woman, Deborah Ramirez , also accuses Kavanaugh of sexua...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

US Senate Judiciary Committee sets Kavanaugh vote for Friday

Meanwhile, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called on McConnell to apologize for describing the accusations against Kavanaugh as part of a "smear campaign" by Democrats. "I strongly believe Judge...More..

China denies USA request for port call to Hong Kong, report says
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

China denies USA request for port call to Hong Kong, report says

China's Defence Ministry has said it would recall navy chief Shen Jinlong from a visit to the United States and postpone planned talks in Beijing between Chinese and US military officials that had been set for ...More..

White house says no Trump-Maduro meeting planned
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

White house says no Trump-Maduro meeting planned

Those hit with sanctions will have any assets or property in the United States seized - including a Gulfstream 200 private jet located in Florida and owned by Rafael Sarria Diaz, named as a front man - and US...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Tropical Storm Kirk Reforms, Expected To Pass Away From USVI

Tropical Storm Rosa became a Category 1 hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast Wednesday morning, forecasters said. According to the 5:00 a.m. advisory, the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latit...More..

Trump's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh rejects 'false accusations'
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh rejects 'false accusations'

Absent additional evidence, many GOP minds are already made up in support of President Donald Trump's nominee - and the same can be said for the Democrats who oppose him for ideological reasons. James Roche...More..

Donald Trump Accuses China of Interfering in American Midterm Elections
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Donald Trump Accuses China of Interfering in American Midterm Elections

The comments appeared to mark a shift in favor of the two-state option for the USA president, who in February 2017, at his first bilateral meeting with Netanyahu at the White House, sounded more skeptical about...More..

GOP will use female lawyer to lead questioning at Kavanaugh hearing
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

GOP will use female lawyer to lead questioning at Kavanaugh hearing

Hoping the hearing will yield no new surprises, the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled its own vote on Kavanaugh for Friday, and Republican leaders laid plans that could keep the full Senate in session over...More..

Vatican announces historic deal on bishops with China
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Vatican announces historic deal on bishops with China

Tamzin Taylor from Christian charity Open Doors told Premier the situation for Christians in the country has "vastly improved". It also occurs while the regime of chinese president Xi Jinping is engaged in a ...More..

Attorney for Boulder woman accusing Kavanaugh of misconduct wants FBI investigation
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Attorney for Boulder woman accusing Kavanaugh of misconduct wants FBI investigation

Kavanaugh explained in the interview that he was a virgin in high school and long after. Alexandra Walsh, a lawyer for Kavanaugh, responded in a statement to the Times . "I was focused on trying to be numb...More..

Turkey's Erdogan vows to impose secure zones east of Euphrates in Syria
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan vows to impose secure zones east of Euphrates in Syria

According to the Turkish minister, only the "terrorist groups" will be expelled, and the area will be evacuated of heavy arsenal, including the likes of tanks and rocket launchers. The group declared the agreem...More..

#AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

#AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions

Aadhaar is mandatory for PAN card linking. Striking down Section 57 of Aadhaar Act, SC said private companies can not insist on Aadhaar data. "CBSE, NEET, UGC can not make Aadhaar mandatory, also it is not co...More..

Kavanaugh sex assault allegations 'totally political:' Trump
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Kavanaugh sex assault allegations 'totally political:' Trump

The allegations, dating back to the 1980s, have put in jeopardy Kavanaugh's chances of winning confirmation to the top US court in a Senate narrowly controlled by Trump's party, with high-stakes congressional e...More..

Senate Judiciary Committee sets Kavanaugh vote for Friday
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee sets Kavanaugh vote for Friday

She admits time lapses..." The women I knew in college and the men I knew in college said it's inconceivable I could have done such a thing. "It's a shame that you can do this to a person's life". His accus...More..

World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements

When Donald Trump started by saying "in less than two years my administration has accomplished more than nearly any other administration in the history of my country", laughter resonated in the UNGA. "We co...More..

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

Cody Wilson , 30, flew to Taiwan after learning he was under investigation, police said, and was picked up by Taiwanese authorities on Friday after his US passport was annulled. Wilson and the girl met at a cof...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Kavanaugh's Roommate Recalls Him As 'Belligerent,' 'Aggressive' When Drunk

While Kavanaugh has denied Ford's account as "a completely false allegation", the claim has disrupted his confirmation process. Ford alleges Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party when they were teen...More..

Bill Cosby loves 'non-consenting women,' expert says at sentencing
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Bill Cosby loves 'non-consenting women,' expert says at sentencing

In April, Cosby was found guilty on three felony counts of sexually assaulting and drugging Andrea Constand in his home in 2004. All of the women told stories that were markedly similar to Constand's: Cosb...More..

Montreal Expecting Severe Thunderstorms And Risk Of Tornadoes
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Montreal Expecting Severe Thunderstorms And Risk Of Tornadoes

Our gorgeous, sunny, first full day of Fall let temperatures climb all the way into the upper 70's and even the lower 80's for a few of us. Sunday looks like a fine autumn day, with partly cloudy skies, and...More..

A rare two-headed copperhead discovered in Virginia
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

A rare two-headed copperhead discovered in Virginia

A "rare" 2-headed copperhead snake was found in a Virginia backyard recently. The baby Eastern Copperhead was taken to the Wildlife Center of Virginia in Waynesboro for radiographs so officials could determ...More..

Brexiteers back UK-EU free trade plan
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Brexiteers back UK-EU free trade plan

Two senior members of her political operation began "war gaming" an autumn vote in a bid to win public backing for a new Brexit plan. Mr Rees-Mogg, whose former nanny now cares for his own six children, was s...More..

UK foreign secretary urges EU to step back from ‘abyss’
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

UK foreign secretary urges EU to step back from ‘abyss’

The EU criticized proposals within May's Chequers plan at the summit on Tuesday, warning that they needed to be "reworked and further negotiated". "If the EU's view is that just by saying no to every propos...More..

New Zealand PM brings baby to UN assembly
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

New Zealand PM brings baby to UN assembly

Clarke tweeted about Neve's big adventure thus far in NY and at the United Nations, which including showing her bare ass to a bunch of Japanese delegates during a nappy change in an empty meeting room, and se...More..

Iran nuclear deal: Plan put forward to dodge U.S. sanctions
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Iran nuclear deal: Plan put forward to dodge U.S. sanctions

Rouhani also reiterated Tehran's long-held position that Iran will not compromise on its deterrent missile program. Media captionUS-Iran sanctions: What do they mean? Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Kha...More..

by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

BREXIT CLASH: Labour plunged into new confusion over second European Union referendum

Hours later, Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir - who has clashed before with the leadership over the party's Brexit policy - told journalists that Sunday night's marathon meeting on policy "was very clear that...More..

by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Yale cancels classes to accommodate student protest of Kavanaugh nomination

Flake specifically said he would not be comfortable voting yes on Kavanaugh without hearing from Ford. Ramirez acknowledged gaps in her memory because she had been drinking at the party. A lawyer for his ...More..

Israel accused after Russian spy plane lost over Syria
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Israel accused after Russian spy plane lost over Syria

Putin told Netanyahu that the measures had been taken to prevent any threat to Russian troops in Syria, but Netanyahu apparently voiced his concern in transferring arms to "irresponsible hands". Last week's dow...More..

Rod Rosenstein, US official overseeing Russian Federation probe, expected to leave on Monday
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Rod Rosenstein, US official overseeing Russian Federation probe, expected to leave on Monday

Rosenstein spoke to Kelly on Saturday about the possibility of resigning, but he did not actually resign, as the two parties thrashed out details, including timing, some outlets reported . You can read Paste...More..