• Senate Cuts Off Debate on Kavanaugh, Making His Confirmation All But Certain
Senate Cuts Off Debate on Kavanaugh, Making His Confirmation All But Certain

US President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans have gained confidence that his US Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh , could win Senate confirmation after two wavering lawmakers responded positively to an Federal Bureau of Investigation report on accusations of sexual misconduct against the judge.

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  • FBI could finish Brett Kavanaugh investigation Wednesday
FBI could finish Brett Kavanaugh investigation Wednesday

The president, at a rally in MS on Tuesday night, mimicked Ford's responses to questions at a Senate hearing last week when she described her allegations about Kavanaugh. "There's no time and no place for remarks like that", he said on NBC's Today show. "I wish he hadn't done it", Flake added. That prosecutor, Rachel Mitchell, complied a mu...

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  • Melania Trump Visits Ex-Slave Holding Facility in Ghana
Melania Trump Visits Ex-Slave Holding Facility in Ghana

She beamed as she was welcomed by a troupe of traditional drummers and dancers. The Flotus charmed locals with her easy, relaxed manner, and appeared delighted when given the chance to cuddle an adorable baby boy during a visit to the city's Greater Accra Regional Hospital.

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  • Russia, India to sign $5 billion deal on S-400s this week
Russia, India to sign $5 billion deal on S-400s this week

He's simply a scumbag, that's all", he added, drawing applause from parts of the audience. Putin also dismissed the allegation that Russian Federation was responsible for the accidental poisoning of Dawn Sturgess, a Salisbury-area woman who British police said died after coming into contact with the nerve agent Novichok which her partner had ...

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  • I told Saudi king he wouldn't last two weeks without United States support
I told Saudi king he wouldn't last two weeks without United States support

Trump has yet to demand payment for keeping USA troops in the oil-rich region, but the United States president did urge them to lower oil prices in return for security last week. Washington wants to cut Iran's oil exports to zero by November, and is encouraging producers such as Saudi Arabia, other OPEC members and Russian Federation to pump more t...

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  • Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford at Mississippi Rally
Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford at Mississippi Rally

Kavanaugh has steadfastly denied all allegations against him, describing them as attacks by Democrats to derail his nomination. On top of not giving "s**t" about what people think about his support for President Trump's agenda, the formerly milquetoast Republican is now telling the GOP to not only support Kavanaugh but double-down on him during t...

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  • Chinese warship's 'unsafe' encounter with USA vessel
Chinese warship's 'unsafe' encounter with USA vessel

Navy destroyer had to alter course to avoid colliding with the Chinese vessel. In 2013, the USS Cowpens was forced to take evasive action in order to avoid a collision with a Chinese warship less than 460 meters (500 yards) off its bow while operating in worldwide waters in the South China Sea .

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  • Ricin detected in 2 pieces of mail sent to Pentagon
Ricin detected in 2 pieces of mail sent to Pentagon

Ricin is a naturally occurring toxic compound and can be made from castor beans, which can then be turned into powder, according to CNN . Meanwhile, all U.S. "As this is ongoing, we will have no further comment". "It would take a deliberate act to make ricin and use it to poison people", the CDC says on its website.

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  • Trump administration halts visas for same-sex partners of diplomats, United Nations employees
Trump administration halts visas for same-sex partners of diplomats, United Nations employees

The policy gives couples until the end of the year to get married. In a call on Tuesday, the State Department said that after the July issuance of the memo, Trump administration representatives explained to diplomats and United Nations officials that they would try to work with individuals to comply with the new rules .

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  • Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations 'scary time' for men falsely accused
Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations 'scary time' for men falsely accused

He says it's important that senators have a chance to ask directly about what the FBI investigated, what evidence they collected and who they interviewed. The Senate Judiciary Committee has said that the investigation would be "limited to current credible allegations" - raising questions over exactly what would be investigated given that Kavanaugh ...

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  • Kavanaugh Was Questioned by Police After a 1985 Bar Fight, Report Shows
Kavanaugh Was Questioned by Police After a 1985 Bar Fight, Report Shows

It is hardly the most damning revelation, though it is relevant to Kavanaugh's truthfulness, given that he denied before the Senate ever having gotten aggressive while drinking. Dudley, who played basketball for Yale and then went on to play in the NBA, is cited as having smashed a beer glass over Cozzolino's head. Several former roommates a...

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  • Calls to National Sexual Assault Hotline spike during Dr. Ford testimony
Calls to National Sexual Assault Hotline spike during Dr. Ford testimony

King says these numbers don't necessarily mean sexual assault is increasing, but more people are comfortable coming forward to share their experiences. RAINN tweeted that figure Thursday evening, two hours after it tweeted, "We are experiencing unprecedented wait times for our online chat". It's widely known for its National Sexual Assault ...

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  • Iran fires missiles at Syria 'terrorists' after deadly attack
Iran fires missiles at Syria 'terrorists' after deadly attack

Tehran , in an official statement, said its missile attack in Syria targeted both " Takfiri " militants - a term they often use to refer to IS - and Ahvazi separatists. The ballistic missiles used in the attack flew 570 km (354 miles) to hit the targets, the Guards said. "We will continue this struggle until total annihilation of terrorists and ...

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  • Yale Law dean calls for more investigation into allegations against Kavanaugh
Yale Law dean calls for more investigation into allegations against Kavanaugh

That made the two women staking out his office angry, and they confronted him when he tried to leave for Friday's hearing . Flake, at a committee hearing Friday afternoon, asked for a week's delay in the Senate's consideration of Kavanaugh so the FBI can investigate.

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  • Tropical Storm Kirk weakens as it moves into Caribbean
Tropical Storm Kirk weakens as it moves into Caribbean

In its 11:00am bulletin, the National Hurricane Centre (NHC) in Miami said Kirk was weakening over the eastern Caribbean Sea, with maximum sustained winds reduced to 45 miles per hour, but the associated weather was still affecting the Windward Islands.

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  • FBI has reached out to Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez
FBI has reached out to Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez

The scope of the investigation that FBI agents will undertake now is unclear. "The Senate is dictating the terms". Conway said on CNN's " State of the Union ", "It's not meant to be a fishing expedition". Comey wrote that agents will "confront people with testimony and other accounts, testing them and pushing them in a professional way". ...

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  • Trump Says He and Kim Jong Un ‘Fell in Love’
Trump Says He and Kim Jong Un ‘Fell in Love’

Donald Trump has told a cheering crowd that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "fell in love". They signed a joint statement with agreements including security guarantees for North Korea, new peaceful relations and the intention to denuclearise the Korean Peninsula.

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  • NAFTA talks run up against deadline; USA tariffs remain tough issue
NAFTA talks run up against deadline; USA tariffs remain tough issue

Rather than giving away the farm, literally, to quench Donald Trump's insatiable ego and meet his artificial deadlines, perhaps Canada should hold out for the Mueller Report , leading to the expectation of a more rational American head of state in the White House.

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  • Hurricane Rosa weakens again, keeps Mexico in its sights
Hurricane Rosa weakens again, keeps Mexico in its sights

Surf from 6 to 10 feet is possible on Los Angeles and Ventura County beaches as early as Saturday night or Sunday, the National Hurricane Center said. PDT update. Rosa, which is now a Category 3 storm, weakened slightly off Mexico's Pacific Coast on Friday. It is expected to become a tropical storm by late Sunday as it heads northeast towar...

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  • EAM takes on Pakistan for 'breeding terrorism', calls for UNSC reforms
EAM takes on Pakistan for 'breeding terrorism', calls for UNSC reforms

On the second challenge, Swaraj said, "The demon of terrorism now stalks the world, at a faster pace somewhere, a slower pace elsewhere, but life threatening everywhere."The foreign minister noted that in India's case, "terrorism is bred not in some faraway land, but across our border to the west", pointing a finger at Pakistan".

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  • Teenager diving for lobsters attacked by shark and airlifted to the hospital
Teenager diving for lobsters attacked by shark and airlifted to the hospital

According to NBC San Diego , the boy suffered "serious injuries" to his ear and shoulder and was immediately flown to Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego. He was airlifted to the hospital. A teenage boy attacked by a shark near San Diego had to be airlifted to a hospital on Saturday morning, according to the City of Encinitas Marine Safety...

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  • Passenger plane crash landed into the ocean
Passenger plane crash landed into the ocean

James Yaingeluo, one of the first to arrive at the scene, said the plane landed more than 500 meters short of the runway. "I thought "this is not the way it's supposed to happen". people were rescued by boats - 36 passengers and 11 crew were all rescued, only the plane is sinking right now", he added. Micronesia is made up of 4 island states: Pohnp...

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  • Ford, Kavanaugh testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee
Ford, Kavanaugh testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee

They want money", Trump said speaking at a news conference in NY on Wednesday. "She could feel that this was upon her and very sensibly decided the best thing to do at point was to come at this head on and be forthright and follow through on what she started".

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  • Earthquake destroys houses on Indonesia's Sulawesi; 1 dead, 10 hurt
Earthquake destroys houses on Indonesia's Sulawesi; 1 dead, 10 hurt

Karnawati also confirmed the tsunami had receded. One person died and 10 were injured. Almost 400 people were killed when a powerful quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, officials said Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with hundreds of injured and rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region.

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  • What Difference Would It Make If The FBI Were To Investigate Kavanaugh?
What Difference Would It Make If The FBI Were To Investigate Kavanaugh?

Spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters Friday that Kavanaugh has already "been through six separate background investigations by the FBI ". President Trump has declined the request of Democrats to order another FBI investigation. Democrats have been calling for such an probe, though Republicans and the White House have insisted it's un...

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  • Supreme Court lifts ban on entry of women into Sabarimala temple
Supreme Court lifts ban on entry of women into Sabarimala temple

Justice Nariman said the Sabarimala temple custom barring women of 10-50 age is not backed by Article 25 and 26 of the Constitution. The temple's authorities said they will appeal to the Supreme Court for a review of the ruling ahead of its next period of opening, beginning October 16.

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  • President Trump holds rare solo news conference
President Trump holds rare solo news conference

As Judge Brett Kavanaugh has now publicly denied ever sexually assaulting "anyone" , the White House says it would be "open" to hearing from Kavanaugh's latest accuser, Deborah Ramirez , and it could happen as soon as Thursday. "And they go into a room, and I guarantee you, they laugh like hell at what they pulled off on you and on the public, th...

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  • Trump's Supreme Court nominee, accuser face scrutiny at Senate hearing
Trump's Supreme Court nominee, accuser face scrutiny at Senate hearing

And if past is prologue, the investigative counsel drafted by the majority side of the Senate Judiciary Committee to question Christine Blasey Ford may become a recurring character long after the current Supreme Court debate comes to a close.

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  • India's top court rules adultery no longer a crime
India's top court rules adultery no longer a crime

The CJI said unequal treatment of women invites the wrath of the Constitution. In their judgement, passed unanimously, the Supreme Court's Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra , comprising Justices Rohinton Nariman, AM Khanwilkar, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra observed that mere adultery can not be a c...

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  • Ford says she thinks Kavanaugh tried to rape her
Ford says she thinks Kavanaugh tried to rape her

Mr Kavanaugh has also been accused of sexual misconduct by two other women. "I am not here because I want to be". If Kavanaugh's confirmation goes down, moreover, he and his committee will be back soon to go through this whole process again.

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  • High drama in Senate as Kavanaugh-Ford hearing nears
High drama in Senate as Kavanaugh-Ford hearing nears

Christine Blasey Ford has said she "agonised daily" over the decision on whether to come forward to speak about sexual assault allegations against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . "I am innocent of this charge". He unequivocally denied all of the allegations, testifying that there was not a kernel of truth in any of these allegations.

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  • EU, Iran set financial 'vehicle' to ease trade between them
EU, Iran set financial 'vehicle' to ease trade between them

The European Union, sticking it to the United States and President Trump, has announced that it will implement a special payments channel to maintain economic ties with Iran in order to save the disastrous 2015 nuclear deal . The idea is to circumvent USA sanctions due to be restored in November under which Washington can cut off from the US fin...

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  • 'All About Publicity': Sen. Bill Cassidy Slams Avenatti Over New Kavanaugh Accusation
'All About Publicity': Sen. Bill Cassidy Slams Avenatti Over New Kavanaugh Accusation

He is set to testify on Thursday over other sexual misconduct claims. "If our Republican colleagues proceed without an investigation, it would be a travesty for the honour of the Supreme Court and our country", Schumer said in a statement.

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  • Venezuela’s Maduro making surprise United Nations trip as pressure grows
Venezuela’s Maduro making surprise United Nations trip as pressure grows

Earlier in the day, the Trump administration slapped financial sanctions on four members of Maduro's inner circle, including his wife and the nation's vice president, on allegations of corruption. General Assembly. "More personal sanctions can maybe deprive top Venezuelan officials from some ill-gotten gains but this will hardly destabilise t...

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  • Cosby accuser says she wants ‘justice as court sees fit’
Cosby accuser says she wants ‘justice as court sees fit’

Cosby's first trial in 2017 ended with a hung jury. "(I'm) not saying Mr. Cosby's Jesus, but we know what this country has done to black men for centuries", Wyatt said. "I pray a sense of peace will be restored to our family". "The victims cannot be unraped, all we can do is hold the perpetrators responsible". Cosby declined the opportunity to ...

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  • Russia says will send newer S-300 missile systems to Syria
Russia says will send newer S-300 missile systems to Syria

The Russian government announced Monday that it would be sending Syria an S-300 surface-to-air missile system . Russian Federation laid the blame on Israel , saying Israeli fighter jets had pushed the plane into Syria's line of fire.

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  • Iran's Khamenei blames Gulf Arab states for military parade attack
Iran's Khamenei blames Gulf Arab states for military parade attack

Khuzestan province also has seen recent protests over Iran's nationwide drought, as well as economic protests. Tehran has made no secret of its mounting fury at the USA over tightening sanctions, with Javad Zarif, the foreign minister, taking to Twitter on Friday to denounce "the Trump administration's sense of entitlement to destabilise the wo...

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  • Dallas police officer accused in neighbor’s death fired
Dallas police officer accused in neighbor’s death fired

Renee Hall said last week that she couldn't terminate Guyger before internal affairs concluded its investigation. Guyger told officers at the scene that she'd gotten off on the wrong floor of her apartment building by mistake, and believed Jean to be an intruder.

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  • Iran Mourns Victims Of Military Parade Attack, Warns Of 'Devastating' Response
Iran Mourns Victims Of Military Parade Attack, Warns Of 'Devastating' Response

Four militants attacked a Saturday parade marking the start of the 1980 to 1988 Iran-Iraq war , spraying the crowd with gunfire and killing 24 people. Iran believes the attack was carried out by militants trained by Israel and Gulf states, and supported by the U.S. Ahvaz National Resistance, an Iranian ethnic Arab opposition movement, and the ...

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  • Naval officer Abhilash Tomy, stranded in Indian Ocean, rescued after 3 days
Naval officer Abhilash Tomy, stranded in Indian Ocean, rescued after 3 days

He had messaged a day earlier, saying: "ACTIVATED EPIRB. Chest burning", was a subsequent message the 39-year-old Indian navy commander sent Sunday, per the BBC . Tomy will then be brought on board Australian Naval ship HMAS Ballarat . An global rescue mission was launched and the Indian navy tweeted that he had been rescued this morning, say...

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