Former classmate says Trump court nominee lied about his drinking

The President has one clear goal at the moment, and that is to make an alleged rapist the Supreme Court judge! It marked an aggressive change of tactics after Trump had opted to show restraint towards Christine Blasey Ford , calling her a "very ... More..

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by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

President Trump held rally in MS on October 2, 2018

Downstairs. I don't know. Trump's attack on Ford comes only days after he praised Ford. " It's a very scary time for young men in America when you can be guilty of something that you may not be guilty of . "A...More..

Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

That allowed them to attain visas and accompany their diplomat partners as household members, a status that was not extended to heterosexual couples. The same was not true of same-sex couples, for whom a domest...More..

Senators Stick to Partisan Lines Over Kavanaugh Nomination
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Senators Stick to Partisan Lines Over Kavanaugh Nomination

Judge has been interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation but his interview has not been completed". The FBI is investigating claims made by Christine Blasey Ford that the Supreme Court nominee se...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh got into a college bar fight after seeing UB40

As a 20-year-old Yale undergraduate, Kavanaugh and a pal, future National Basketball Association player Chris Dudley , were in the middle of a drunken altercation that left a bloody gash in a victim's ear - an...More..

Indonesia quake and tsunami survivors hopeful aid will arrive soon
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Indonesia quake and tsunami survivors hopeful aid will arrive soon

BNPB spokesperson Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told reporters during a press briefing on Sunday that authorities had found 66 of the foreigners and declared them safe . A process of liquefaction , where hard sand an...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews Boulder woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Julia Swetnick says she went to house parties attended by Mr Kavanaugh in the early 1980s, where she said he and his friends tried to "spike" girls' drinks. After embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavana...More..

Indonesia tsunami death toll may hit thousands
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Indonesia tsunami death toll may hit thousands

Five foreigners - three French, one South Korean and one Malaysian - were among the missing. Palu , which has a population of more than 380,000, was strewn with debris from collapsed buildings. A family driv...More..

Rosa now a Category 4 storm aiming for Mexican coast
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Rosa now a Category 4 storm aiming for Mexican coast

It won't be a hurricane, but the remnants of tropical storm Rosa are still on track to pummel large swaths of the state with inches of rain during the first part of the week. The National Weather Service anno...More..

Powerful typhoon bears down on flood-battered Japan
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Powerful typhoon bears down on flood-battered Japan

A pedestrian holds his broken umbrella a s he walks against a strong wind after Typhoon Trami hit the city of Kagoshima, on Kyushu island, on September 30, 2018. More than 750,000 homes lost power. The Japan ...More..

White House says it's not 'micromanaging' Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Kavanaugh
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

White House says it's not 'micromanaging' Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Kavanaugh

A second woman, Deborah Ramirez of Colorado, claims Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a drunken party when they were freshmen at Yale. The stunning reversal capped two weeks of allegations, followed by ...More..

US, Canada hold last-minute NAFTA talks as deadline looms
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

US, Canada hold last-minute NAFTA talks as deadline looms

To replace NAFTA , President Donald Trump must receive Congressional approval. He was asked twice if he'd quit the current NAFTA pact, and didn't say. The text of the existing U.S. -Mexico deal is expected to ...More..

Death toll in Indonesia surpasses 380 after natural disaster, tsunami
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Death toll in Indonesia surpasses 380 after natural disaster, tsunami

Many bodies were found on Saturday along the shoreline of the Indonesian city of Palu on Sulawesi island which was hit by a major quake and tsunami , as the death toll rose to 48 people and hundreds unaccoun...More..

Talks cancelled because India prefers politics over peace, alleges Pakistan at UN
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Talks cancelled because India prefers politics over peace, alleges Pakistan at UN

Terming Sushma Swaraj's statement at the Saarc meeting "very vague", Foreign Minister Qureshi said, "She (Swaraj) talked about regional cooperation". "Does this indicate a desire for dialogue?" In December ...More..

TS Kirk drops heavy rain across eastern Caribbean | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

TS Kirk drops heavy rain across eastern Caribbean | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

The hurricane is moving west at about 10 mph and hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 115 miles. Another Air Force reconnai...More..

Trump defends Supreme Court pick but says he could change mind
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Trump defends Supreme Court pick but says he could change mind

Mr Kavanaugh would be likely to cement a conservative tilt to the Supreme Court for years to come, but that could be thrown into doubt if he cannot be confirmed before November elections that might swing Senate...More..

Ford Attorney Demands No Time Limit to FBI's Kavanaugh Probe
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Ford Attorney Demands No Time Limit to FBI's Kavanaugh Probe

Senate leaders agreed to delay a final vote on Kavanaugh's nomination to allow for a one-week FBI investigation. Ford said she was "100 percent sure" that it was Kavanaugh who assaulted her at a party when they...More..

Trump open to meeting Venezuela's Maduro, says all options on table
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Trump open to meeting Venezuela's Maduro, says all options on table

In an address to the General Assembly on Tuesday that reinforced Trump's unilateral approach to global affairs, the US president criticized what he called the "ideology of globalism" and said that as far as A...More..

Body believed to be missing 6-year-old found
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Body believed to be missing 6-year-old found

Some officers appeared visibly shaken at news the search had come to a tragic end. Police investigators are trying to talk to people who may have been at the park Saturday when 6-year-old Maddox Ritch w...More..

Kavanaugh hearing: Sex accuser gives lesson on memory
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Kavanaugh hearing: Sex accuser gives lesson on memory

Allegations by other women followed those by Ford. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein, reprised their public debate over the process that led to the hearing. In a passionate defence, the...More..

New Kavanaugh accuser claims Supreme Court nominee aided in gang rapes
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

New Kavanaugh accuser claims Supreme Court nominee aided in gang rapes

She claims to have witnessed Mark Judge and Judge Kavanaugh being excessively drunk, aggressive with girls, and attempting to "spike" the drinks in order to have girls "lose their inhibitions and their abil...More..

Former prosecutor reveals why GOP senators booted Rachel Mitchell - Kavanaugh was cracking
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Former prosecutor reveals why GOP senators booted Rachel Mitchell - Kavanaugh was cracking

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa, shown above right) on Tuesday rejected the requests from Democrats to delay a key hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (above left) to th...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Kavanaugh clashes with Democratic senator over yearbook entries

The Senate must vote! Christine Blasey Ford gave straightforward answers to questions about how she is paying for her legal team, a polygraph and other costs, taking the air out of a Republican attempt to...More..

Trump voices frustration over Senate delays for Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump voices frustration over Senate delays for Kavanaugh

Deborah Ramirez , a classmate of Kavanaugh's at Yale University, told the New Yorker magazine that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a party when they were both first-year students. Swetnick, who attend...More..

Skripal poisoning suspect is colonel in Russian military intelligence
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Skripal poisoning suspect is colonel in Russian military intelligence

Britain has charged him and another suspect, Alexander Petrov, with trying to kill Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter with the Soviet-designed nerve agent Novichok in the city of Salisbury on ...More..

'I Would Much Prefer Keeping Rod Rosenstein'
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

'I Would Much Prefer Keeping Rod Rosenstein'

Trump, during a wide-ranging news conference following a gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, also told reporters that he may delay a scheduled Thursday meeting with Rosenstein to discuss his tenur...More..

SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

Section 57 referred to usage of Aadhaar data for identity authentication by Body corporates and persons, and it is in pursuance of this provision that mobile wallet service providers, banks and mobile service p...More..

China Accuses Trump Administration of Laying Waste to Free Trade
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

China Accuses Trump Administration of Laying Waste to Free Trade

Chinese leaders have announced changes this year, including tariff cuts and plans to end ownership limits in their auto industry. Negotiations "cannot be implemented under the threat of application of tariffs"....More..

Jimmy Kimmel's disgusting 'penis' chop quip of Brett Kavanaugh
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Jimmy Kimmel's disgusting 'penis' chop quip of Brett Kavanaugh

With pressure mounting to put Kavanaugh's nomination on hold for the FBI to investigate his past - a day after a second woman came forward to accuse him - Trump stood firmly behind his embattled nominee, blasti...More..

Trump won’t say whether he plans to fire Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Trump won’t say whether he plans to fire Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

Congressional Republicans, Democrats and some Trump aides have warned for months that the president shouldn't fire Rosenstein, saying such a move could lead to impeachment proceedings if the Democrats retake th...More..

Iran arrests '22 people' over Ahvaz attack
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Iran arrests '22 people' over Ahvaz attack

There has been a blizzard of furious statements from top Iranian officials, including President Hassan Rouhani, accusing Iran's adversaries the U.S. At least eight of those killed were Revolutionary Guards ...More..

Trade war: China pulls out of talks with the United States over tariffs
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Trade war: China pulls out of talks with the United States over tariffs

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had been expected to oversee the talks, which were called in hopes of easing tensions between the world's two largest economies, U.S. A swathe of products are on the hit list, ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Russian Federation to send advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Shoigu said in a televised statement, "This has pushed us to adopt adequate response measures directed at boosting the security of Russian troops" in Syria. On top of that, the Russian military will start usi...More..

Dallas police officer accused of killing neighbor fired
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Dallas police officer accused of killing neighbor fired

She lived on the third floor, but mistook Jean's fourth floor residence for hers, according to the arrest warrant affidavit obtained by the Dallas Morning News . Nevertheless, police opened an internal affairs...More..

Trump wants to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Trump wants to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'

Democrats are furious, as the Times reported , because he penned the memorandum that Trump used to explain firing then-FBI Director James Comey , who bungled the probe into Hillary Clinton's breach of nat...More..

Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general, reportedly leaving post
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general, reportedly leaving post

Update 3: Now there are more sources saying he won't resign and will force Trump to fire him. According to the report, Rosenstein became fixated with the idea of having the president removed after becoming f...More..

Trump's Early Trade-War Advantage May Be Slipping by the Day
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Trump's Early Trade-War Advantage May Be Slipping by the Day

These will apply to nearly 6,000 items, including handbags, rice and textiles. Once the new round of tariffs takes effect on Sept 24, punitive duties will be in place on US$ 250 billion in goods the USA buys...More..

Rafale-deal: Government's defense and opposition's attacks make political discourse ugly
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Rafale-deal: Government's defense and opposition's attacks make political discourse ugly

The Congress has also alleged that the government was benefitting Reliance Defence through the deal as the company has set up a joint venture with Dassault Aviation to execute the offset obligation for the ...More..

Kerala nun rape accused Franco Mulakkal arrested, confirms police
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Kerala nun rape accused Franco Mulakkal arrested, confirms police

The Vatican on Thursday divested Mulakkal, who was the bishop of the Jalandhar diocese of Missionaries of Jesus despite shedding his administrative role, of his pastoral responsibilities "temporarily". The bish...More..

Australian tourist haven suffers twin shark attacks
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Australian tourist haven suffers twin shark attacks

She says a Mackay Base Hospital doctor happened to be on a nearby yacht and helped slow the bleeding before a rescue helicopter arrived. Marine Biologist Blake Chapman said it's more likely the Cid Harbour at...More..

Khan disappointed by 'arrogant' India after talks cancellation
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Khan disappointed by 'arrogant' India after talks cancellation

A statement released by the office of Pakistani government's spokesperson also said India's reasons provided for cancelling the meeting "are entirely unconvincing". "What we will discuss in the meeting, I t...More..

Amnesty Calls for Accountability for Hurricane Maria Using Projection on Trump Hotel
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Amnesty Calls for Accountability for Hurricane Maria Using Projection on Trump Hotel

Once there, they repaired and replaced roofs, windows and doors, in addition to sanitizing and removing mold from homes. In this September 8, 2018 photo , Alma Morales Rosario poses for a portrait between th...More..

Elite Iranian soldiers killed in attack on military parade
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Elite Iranian soldiers killed in attack on military parade

Videos of the attack published online and by local media outlets show scenes of chaos as soldiers and civilians flee gunfire and attempt to treat the wounded. The bloodshed struck a blow to security in OPEC oil...More..

U.S. Senate's Grassley sets Saturday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser - NY Times
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

U.S. Senate's Grassley sets Saturday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser - NY Times

A rep for Grassley said Ford's camp now has a Saturday deadline to accept the Judiciary Committee's invite to testify . Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., in his fourth tweet on the Kavanaugh nomination Friday, r...More..

Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

He also said that O'Rourke was more to the left on policy than Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. "He believes in what he is fighting for". O'Rourke has built his campaign around healthcare, economic inequality,...More..

Trump suggested building a wall along Sahara: Spain
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Trump suggested building a wall along Sahara: Spain

This is around 1,000 miles longer than the US-Mexico border. "'Just build a wall that borders the Sahara'", he quoted Trump as telling him. According to above-linked report, more than 33,000 migrants and ...More..

Ford 'prepared to testify next week,' her lawyer tells senators
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Ford 'prepared to testify next week,' her lawyer tells senators

Bush asked the FBI to investigate after law professor Anita Hill raised allegations of sexual harassment against Judge Clarence Thomas in 1991. Only if the White House "demands it" will the FBI investigate the ...More..

North Korea’s Kim wants new summit with Trump soon to continue denuclearization
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

North Korea’s Kim wants new summit with Trump soon to continue denuclearization

Moon says he will carry a private message from Kim for Trump when he meets the USA president in NY next week at a United Nations meeting. Day two of the summit between North and South Korea came with pr...More..

Philippines typhoon Mangkhut toll hits 81, expected to rise
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Philippines typhoon Mangkhut toll hits 81, expected to rise

An office building's windows damaged by Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong on September 16, 2018. Since super typhoon Mangkhut hit the Philippines early Saturday morning, it has caused extensive damage a...More..

Now, Triple talaq is non-bailable offense
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Now, Triple talaq is non-bailable offense

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that almost 22 countries, including neighboring Pakistan and Bangladesh, have banned the practice and appealed to the opposition to approve the Muslim Women Protection of...More..