Broadcasters, cable news clear schedules for Senate hearing

On Wednesday, Attorney Michael Avenatti revealed the identity of a third woman to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, Julie Swetnick . Republican Senator Chuck Grassley , the Judiciary Committee's chairman, said the hearing will go forward... More..

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Donald Trump says he would prefer to keep Rod Rosenstein
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Donald Trump says he would prefer to keep Rod Rosenstein

The White House later announced Rosenstein would meet with Trump on Thursday , when he returned home from the United Nations General Assembly in NY. That meeting was scheduled after The New York Times reporte...More..

Third Woman Accusing Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct Steps Forward
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Third Woman Accusing Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct Steps Forward

Swetnick said she was raped at one of the house parties where Kavanaugh and Judge were present. She said that other witnesses could verify the truthfulness of her statements. "The Senate should immediatel...More..

Trump holds news conference amid new sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump holds news conference amid new sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh

Wading into the #MeToo moment, Mr Trump said he views such accusations "differently" because he has "had a lot of false charges made against me". At a news conference in NY a day before Kavanaugh was set to t...More..

America had no achievements at UN General Assembly: Hassan Rouhani
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

America had no achievements at UN General Assembly: Hassan Rouhani

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during the United Nations Security Council briefing on counterproliferation at the United Nations in NY on the second day of the UN General Assembly, Sept. President ...More..

Philippines arrests MP fiercely critical of Duterte
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Philippines arrests MP fiercely critical of Duterte

The president said he voided Mr Trillanes' amnesty last month because the senator had failed to file a formal amnesty request and acknowledge guilt for involvement in at least three failed coup attempts sever...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump postpones meeting with Rosenstein

Rosenstein, of course, has come under scrutiny after the New York Times report last week saying that he talked about secretly recording Trump and getting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th amendment. Deputy...More..

FBI Announces $10,000 Reward In Case Of Missing Autistic Boy
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

FBI Announces $10,000 Reward In Case Of Missing Autistic Boy

His father, Ian Ritch, who asked Foxx to call 911, claimed the boy ran ahead of him after a jogger but didn't slow down. At that time, Ritch said, he was still optimistic. Ritch said his son likes the outdoor...More..

Who is the Arizona prosecutor chosen to question Kavanaugh and his accuser?
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Who is the Arizona prosecutor chosen to question Kavanaugh and his accuser?

Few could argue with Grassley's claim that Mitchell, a registered Republican, boasts a wealth of experience. Mitchell said she had been drawn to prosecuting sex crimes after a stint working as a law clerk f...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump says China is interfering in midterm elections

The unprecedented disclosure of Chinese election interference comes as the United States and China are locked in a trade war. At a press conference late Wednesday, reporters pressed Trump to provide evidence ...More..

Third Kavanaugh accuser submits allegation to Senate panel
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Third Kavanaugh accuser submits allegation to Senate panel

In response, Trump declared that allegations against his Supreme Court pick were "all false to me" during a press conference in NY on Wednesday evening. Ford broke her silence after 36 years, telling senators s...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Donald Trump Calls Kavanaugh Moment A 'Dangerous Period' For America

On NBC's Late Night , Seth Meyers took a "Closer Look" at Trump's "off the rails" presser, taking note of Trump's claim that Democrats "laugh like hell" at the "con job" of women making accusations against ...More..

Pres. Trump Indicates Second NK Summit Will Happen In Near Future
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Pres. Trump Indicates Second NK Summit Will Happen In Near Future

Pompeo added that much work remains, but they will continue to move forward. If President Trump continues to moderate some of the hostility with the North, the once unthinkable-peaceful denuclearization of th...More..

EU Sets Up Vehicle For Iran Oil Trade To Avoid Sanctions
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

EU Sets Up Vehicle For Iran Oil Trade To Avoid Sanctions

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, speaking at the United Nations alongside Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, said the countries were still working out the technical detail...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Slight fall for TCD in global university rankings

UC Berkeley, which tops the list of American public universities, is the only other American public institution to rank among the world's top 20. The Modi government has been pushing institutions to get a pla...More..

UK PM May: no-deal Brexit better than current European Union deal
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

UK PM May: no-deal Brexit better than current European Union deal

Jeremy Corbyn is meeting Michel Barnier in Brussels today after threatening to throw Brexit into chaos by voting down any deal that does not include a customs union. The Labour leader will travel to Brusse...More..

Chairman ousted as Australia's public broadcaster hit by politics scandal
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Chairman ousted as Australia's public broadcaster hit by politics scandal

Around 70 per cent of Australians want a strong ABC , despite government spending cuts and daily withering criticism from its commercial rivals - who balk at unfair competition from the taxpayer-funded behemot...More..

Maduro says he's ready 'to shake hands' with Trump
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Maduro says he's ready 'to shake hands' with Trump

He also emphasized that the USA is pushing other countries to violate the Iran deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and that it is threatening all countries and global organizations wi...More..

Avenatti’s New Client: Third Woman To Accuse Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Avenatti’s New Client: Third Woman To Accuse Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct

In the 4Chan post, a user claimed that a girlfriend called Avenatti on a "burner phone" and said she was an alumni of a private school - and that Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge had assaulted her. In he...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Third accuser says Kavanaugh had role in sexual assaults

The incident, which allegedly took place at a bar in the Washington , D.C. area in 1998, claims that Kavanaugh physically assaulted a woman in the presence of friends and her daughter. Ford went public with he...More..

'Husband Is Not Master Of Woman': SC Says Adultery Not A Crime
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

'Husband Is Not Master Of Woman': SC Says Adultery Not A Crime

She added that "a law that does not give women the right to sue her adulterer husband.is unequal treatment and militates against her status as an individual". Two different panels on law reforms in 1971 and 200...More..

Police find bodies of Briton, Thai wife buried on their Phrae land
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Police find bodies of Briton, Thai wife buried on their Phrae land

Bia Kamsai and Kittipong Kamwan, both 27, were arrested on suspicion of murder and have allegedly confessed. Yesterday their bodies were found lying together in a two-metre hole on their estate, said deputy p...More..

New Allegations Against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Submitted to Senate Committee
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

New Allegations Against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Submitted to Senate Committee

In her affidavit , Swetnick says she met Kavanaugh at a house party and continued to see him at parties, which she said were a near-weekly occurrence during the school years of 1981 to 1983. "I am terrified....More..

Donald Trump Calls Democrats
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Donald Trump Calls Democrats "Con Artists" Amid Kavanaugh Accusations

President Donald Trump accused Democrats on Tuesday of using a "con game" to try scuttling Kavanaugh's nomination and disparaged Ramirez, saying she herself conceded she was "totally inebriated and all messed...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Senate panel receives new Kavanaugh allegations

They will both testify in front of the Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday at 10am local time (14:00 GMT). Nothing on the calendar appears to mention Ford , who has said she was a "fr...More..

U.S. approves $330m military sale to Taiwan
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

U.S. approves $330m military sale to Taiwan

The $330 million approval covers a request for spare parts for "F-16, C-130, F-5, Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF), all other aircraft systems and subsystems, and other related elements of logistics and program...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick

Swetnick says she is a Washington, D.C., resident. She said she now holds security clearances Department of Treasury, the U.S. Mint, and the Internal Revenue Service. A spokesman for Grassley told The Epo...More..

Salisbury poisoning suspect named as a Russian colonel by United Kingdom media
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Salisbury poisoning suspect named as a Russian colonel by United Kingdom media

Their protestations, supported by the Kremlin, now lie in tatters after the revelation that Boshirov was a senior military intelligence officer with more than 25 years of experience in covert operations. Accord...More..

Thai universities drop in world rankings
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Thai universities drop in world rankings

This year also saw the UM as the top university among 11 Malaysian universities that were also being ranked by THE. NUI Galway has fallen from its place last year between 201st and 250th, to between 301-350th...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Donald Trump defends 'America 'first' in U.N. General Assembly speech

But these have not reassured companies that they would be protected against U.S. fines or risks to their US-based activities if they did business in Iran , diplomats said . While Trump did not give any specif...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Supreme Court nominee says new misconduct claim 'ridiculous'

He said his wife was "afraid" Trump would nominate Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court and was "very conflicted" about whether she should come forward with her story. His attorney, Beth Wilkinson, in televised ...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser Ford offers Senate 4 people who corroborate assault claims

As the Senate Judiciary Committee reviewed on Wednesday a sworn statement given by Julie Swetnick , who alleged that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh took part in gang-raping girls as a high schoo...More..

Yellowstone grizzly bears' protection restored and hunts halted
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Yellowstone grizzly bears' protection restored and hunts halted

Jude Christensen said that in his view the answer was clearly "no". Wyoming Governor Matt Mead, a staunch critic of the Endangered Species Act, said he was "disappointed" by Monday's decision, citing $50 mill...More..

Israel vows to continue operations in Syria
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Israel vows to continue operations in Syria

We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. On Sunday, Russia reiterated its ...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Chuck Schumer Says There's No 'Presumption Of Innocence' For Brett Kavanaugh

Later, the judiciary committee said it had received a fourth allegation, this time in a letter from an anonymous source who said their daughter and others had witnessed Kavanaugh physically assault a woma...More..