Trump 'fell in LOVE' with Kim Jong-un as they wrote letters

Before they turned the page on decades of public acrimony, the leaders regularly traded threats and insults as North Korea pushed to develop a nuclear missile capable of hitting the United States. While in New York, Ri met with US Secretary of State ... More..

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Typhoon Trami injures 45, direct hit on Japan mainland expected
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Typhoon Trami injures 45, direct hit on Japan mainland expected

Nearly 1000 domestic flights were cancelled by airlines in Japan on Sunday morning, with more expected. Japan issued evacuation orders and warnings to about 700,000 households in southern and western Japan an...More..

Tropical storm causes outages, heavy flooding in Caribbean
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Tropical storm causes outages, heavy flooding in Caribbean

EDT update. Meanwhile, Hurricane Rosa weakened slightly off Mexico's Pacific Coast and had maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour (175 kph) late Friday night. All tropical storm watches and warnings ...More..

Air Niugini revises report, says 1 passenger missing after crash-landing in Micronesia
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Air Niugini revises report, says 1 passenger missing after crash-landing in Micronesia

Airways pilots successfully landed on the river after bird strikes knocked out both engines. One passenger, an American man, Bill Jaynes said the plane came in very low. "They were awesome and I was really im...More..

India at UN: Pakistan is Harboring Terrorists
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

India at UN: Pakistan is Harboring Terrorists

Pakistan's duplicity is a key obstacle in the global fight against terrorism and India is an immediate and continuing target of terrorism originating from there, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told t...More..

Mark Judge's attorney: Yes, he'll answer Federal Bureau of Investigation questions
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Mark Judge's attorney: Yes, he'll answer Federal Bureau of Investigation questions

Judge's cooperation, he will answer any and all questions posed to him", Judge's lawyer Barbara Van Gelder told CNBC via email. "If the Federal Bureau of Investigation or any law enforcement agency requests...More..

No South Africans reported missing in deadly Indonesian natural disaster
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

No South Africans reported missing in deadly Indonesian natural disaster

The powerful quake and tsunami that hit Indonesia's central Sulawesi has claimed dozens of victims, a disaster official said Saturday, as rescuers raced to reach the region and an AP reporter saw numerous...More..

F 35 carries out first-ever combat strike, hits Taliban
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

F 35 carries out first-ever combat strike, hits Taliban

The Marine version of the Lockheed Martin stealth fighter jet, which is built at the company's Fort Worth campus, was involved in a strike against a fixed Taliban target in Afghanistan , according to a state...More..

People are walking out nationwide to protest Kavanaugh’s nomination vote
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

People are walking out nationwide to protest Kavanaugh’s nomination vote

Ford's lawyer, Debra Katz, welcomed the FBI investigation and thanked the senators who pushed for it but decried the limits imposed on it. Vermont Sen. "And no such nominee should be confirmed in the face ...More..

'Look at me:' Women confront Flake on Kavanaugh support
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

'Look at me:' Women confront Flake on Kavanaugh support

Renate Schroeder Dolphin joined 64 other women this month who signed a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee saying they knew the Supreme Court nominee during their high school years and that "he has b...More..

Maldives opposition seeks foreign help for peaceful transition
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Maldives opposition seeks foreign help for peaceful transition

After polling on Sunday, the Election Commission of the Indian Ocean archipelago nation on Monday declared Solih of the Maldivian Democratic Party the victor with 134,616 or 58.3 per cent of the votes, compar...More..

Scores killed in Indonesia tsunami-quake
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Scores killed in Indonesia tsunami-quake

A quake-tsunami has left "many dead" in Indonesia , the head of the country's search and rescue agency said Saturday. The festival was in Palu , the capital of Central Sulawesi province, which was strewn wi...More..

Flake to vote ‘yes’ - Judiciary committee set to approve Kavanaugh
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Flake to vote ‘yes’ - Judiciary committee set to approve Kavanaugh

Shortly after Flake's announcement, Sen. Republican officials sounded off on Sen. Flake says the only certainty about the vote is that the outcome "will forever be steeped in doubt". Ford , who was 15 yea...More..

Kavanaugh assault accuser feared he would ‘rape’ her
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Kavanaugh assault accuser feared he would ‘rape’ her

Ms. Blasey Ford , in testimony prepared for Thursday, leaves no room for doubt that it was Judge Kavanaugh who she believes assaulted her. Even President Donald Trump , who nominated Kavanaugh and fiercely d...More..

Indonesia Says Sulawesi Quake Caused Tsunami
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Indonesia Says Sulawesi Quake Caused Tsunami

Families have been reported missing and homes swept away in a powerful tsunami in Indonesia . Sutopo said communications with the area in central Sulawesi are down and the search and rescue effort is being h...More..

US Supreme Court nominee faces new sexual misconduct accusation
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

US Supreme Court nominee faces new sexual misconduct accusation

Swetnick's statement does not claim sexual assault , but it does say she saw Kavanaugh at parties "engage in abusive and physically aggressive behavior toward girls" and spike the punch with alcohol. In his ...More..

Deputies: Military plane crashes in coastal SC
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Deputies: Military plane crashes in coastal SC

A F-35B jet came down in SC, the Marine Corps said. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said the crash took place at 11:45 a.m. local time near Clarendon Road and Joe Allen Drive in Grays Hill. Few details...More..

Senate Judiciary Committee Votes On Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Nomination
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee Votes On Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Nomination

Kavanaugh wouldn't answer directly when he was asked Thursday if he would agree to an FBI investigation , but said he would do whatever the Judiciary Committee wanted. "I'll be saying more as well", he said. ...More..

by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Republicans Advance Kavanaugh Nomination in Party-Line Vote

Supreme Court . It was unclear whether President Donald Trump backed the new timeline, cobbled together in private negotiations Friday. Kavanaugh denied the accusation . Judge had previously notified the J...More..

Trump Defends Kavanaugh But Says He'll Watch Testimony Thursday
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Trump Defends Kavanaugh But Says He'll Watch Testimony Thursday

Trump says he may postpone that meeting because he is focused on Thursday's extraordinary Senate committee hearing. President Donald Trump urged Republicans to confirm him. She added: "I personally am very ag...More..

Powerful natural disaster rocks central Sulawesi in Indonesia
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Powerful natural disaster rocks central Sulawesi in Indonesia

Other pictures showed major damage to buildings, with rubble strewn about the road and large cracks running through pavements. Indonesia said the quake was 7.7. A USGS map shows the 7.5-magnitude natural di...More..

This was worse than what the Senate did to Anita Hill
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

This was worse than what the Senate did to Anita Hill

If they'd properly vetted him, they would have talked to me. But Braver noted that progress has been slow, even since 1991: "The fact that she is still, 27 years later, afraid to make an accusation that she r...More..

Kavanaugh Calls Assault Allegations 'Revenge on Behalf of the Clintons'
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Kavanaugh Calls Assault Allegations 'Revenge on Behalf of the Clintons'

Jeff Flake, a Republican from Arizona, did propose a delay of up to a week to allow the FBI to investigate allegations against Kavanaugh before the full Senate votes on the nomination. REPUBLICAN SEN. CHUCK GR...More..

'Big Fat Con Job': Trump Swats Away New Allegations Against Kavanaugh
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

'Big Fat Con Job': Trump Swats Away New Allegations Against Kavanaugh

And it reveals a Republican Party - and a president - struggling with issues of gender equity and sexual consent just weeks before midterm elections in which women already were leaning toward Democrats by lopsi...More..

Denmark shuts links out of country as police hunt auto
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Denmark shuts links out of country as police hunt auto

The Oresund Bridge, which connects Denmark with Sweden , was closed in both directions at around 1pm United Kingdom time. In an effort to track the vehicle down, Danish police cut all links between the islan...More..

Kavanaugh’s interruptions of Democratic senators in hearing draw ire and support
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Kavanaugh’s interruptions of Democratic senators in hearing draw ire and support

The network reports that Senate Judiciary Committee investigators placed a call to Kavanaugh about the accusations on September 25 and he denied the encounter. President Donald Trump has nominated Mr Kavana...More..

Huge 7.7 magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia just hours after fatal quake
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Huge 7.7 magnitude quake strikes off Indonesia just hours after fatal quake

Other official agencies did not issue tsunami alerts following the temblor. Indonesia was struck by a powerful 7.5 magnitude quake on Friday, September 28, the US Geological Survey said, but there were no i...More..

New ANONYMOUS sexual assault complaint against Brett Kavanaugh emerges
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

New ANONYMOUS sexual assault complaint against Brett Kavanaugh emerges

In effect, they asked senators to choose which one they believed. Kavanaugh was nominated by Trump and his confirmation would cement conservative control of the United States supreme court with disputes ove...More..

NBC reports there’s a fourth allegation against Kavanaugh - from an anonymous accuser
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

NBC reports there’s a fourth allegation against Kavanaugh - from an anonymous accuser

Ford first brought her concerns privately in July to her congresswoman, Anna Eshoo. He has denied all allegations . Allegations by other women followed those by Ford. -ABC will follow the testimony live star...More..

India Supreme Court overturns ban on women at Sabarimala temple
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

India Supreme Court overturns ban on women at Sabarimala temple

Asked about the opposing voices to the judgement, she said "God will protect". It is the latest in a series of controversial judgments by India's Supreme Court concerning some of the most sensitive issues i...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Dutch police arrest seven over plot to attack large event

The national prosecutor's office said in a statement Thursday that the men were arrested by heavily armed police in the towns of Arnhem and Weert. They say an investigation of potential targets is continuing....More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Donald Trump's accusation of meddling in elections is slander, says China

President Donald Trump accused Beijing of seeking to disrupt the US midterm elections and steer votes in key battleground states toward Democratic candidates seeking to regain control of the House and Senat...More..

Passenger plane lands in ocean after overshooting runway
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Passenger plane lands in ocean after overshooting runway

The Boeing 737-800 was scheduled to stop in Chuuk on its way from Pohnpei to Port Moresby. People are evacuated from an Air Niugini plane which crashed in the waters in Weno, Chuuk, Micronesia, September 28, ...More..

Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh

Hirono also said Kavanaugh had been " credibly accused " but then lashed out at Republicans for " prejudging " Ford in advance of hearing her testimony. Ford was probed for more than four hours by senators ...More..

Bombay slips in world university list, overtaken by Indore
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Bombay slips in world university list, overtaken by Indore

The global university rankings includes more than 1,250 institutions and looks at teaching, research, knowledge transfer and worldwide outlook. University of Delhi and Banaras Hindu University are placed in t...More..