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Deadline Extended to Saturday for Dr. Christine Ford, Kavanaugh Accuser

One major point of contention that is likely to remain: Ford's lawyers have insisted that she be able to testify after Kavanaugh does, not before, as Grassley...


Putin warns Israel over Russian plane downing

Fifteen Russian servicemen were killed during the incident, but officials in Moscow and Tel Aviv moved quickly to defuse tensions even though the Russian Minist...


Had no role in selection of Reliance for Rafale deal

Earlier on Friday, Former French President Francois Hollande told the media that Dassault Aviation was given no choice but to partner with Anil Ambani-led Re...


Over 62,000 still without power in the Carolinas after Florence

Florence has killed at least 35 people and left entire towns in North Carolina flooded with muddy, fetid water. With the remnants of Florence finally out...


Russia, China warn US of 'consequences' of 'playing with fire'

The sanctions are related to China's purchase of 10 SU-35 combat aircraft in 2017 and S-400 surface-to-air missile system-related equipment in 2018, the State D...


Russia’s secret plan to help Julian Assange escape from United Kingdom revealed

British authorities say they will arrest the WikiLeaks publisher if he ever leaves Ecuador's embassy in London. One tentative plan involved smuggling Mr. The ...


Elite Iranian soldiers killed in attack on military parade

The semi-official Fars news agency, which is close to the Guard, said two gunmen on a motorcycle wearing khaki uniforms carried out the attack. According to t...


British PM Theresa May demands respect from European Union in Brexit negotiations

The UK is due to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 - but the two sides are trying to reach a deal by November so it can be ratified in time. Prime Min...


McConnell: Kavanaugh Will Be on Supreme Court in 'Very Near Future'

The confirmation fight has unfolded ahead of November 6 congressional elections in which Democrats are seeking to take control of Congress from Trump's fellow R...


Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Will 'Plow Right Through' Nominating Brett Kavanaugh

The accusation has jarred the 53-year-old conservative jurist's prospects for winning confirmation, which until Ford's emergence last week had seemed all but ...


Beto O'Rourke debate; first debate for Texas Senator tonight

O'Rourke's candidacy has drawn large crowds in Texas and a following among progressives nationally. The Nov. 6 congressional elections will determine whethe...


3D gun rights activist detained in Taiwan over underage sex claim

When his arrest warrant became public almost two weeks later, the Austin Police Department revealed that Wilson had skipped his return flight to the USA after t...


Australia emu video investigated for 'horrific cruelty'

The footage shows a man allegedly filming himself running down emus while laughing hysterically on an outback road. "This is f***ing great!" The footage cause...


One Year Out From Hurricane Maria, Full Recovery Still Elusive

Her coastal home, which now has solar panels, is still under construction. Nivia Rodriguez, a 60-year-old retiree whose uncle died a week after the storm, sai...


Kavanaugh accuser Ford 'willing to testify' if certain terms met

The Senate Judiciary Committee, which oversees Supreme Court nominations, is due to meet next Monday and has invited Ms Ford and Mr Kavanaugh to testify. Scared...


All 27 European Union leaders believe current Brexit trade plan "will not work"

Orban, who has been sharply criticized over Hungary's violations of European standards of rule of law and democracy, created some attention for himself when he ...


Putin demands Israel examine loss of Russian plane during Syria raid

The incident threatened to derail the close security ties between Russian Federation and Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel is "constantly ...


USA official in Russian Federation probe suggested taping Trump, 25th amendment

Trump from office for being unfit. Unidentified others have been said to discuss it, including an unnamed senior administration official who wrote an Op-Ed...


Pope Temporarily Relieves Bishop Mulakkal of Pastoral Duties

The SP maintained that the decision to arrest the bishop would be taken after Friday's questioning. The Vatican relieved Franco Mulakkal of his pastoral dutie...


South Africa legalises mbanje use

The constitutional court received an appeal after a South African High Court ruled that weed for private use was legal. In the Face of the government, c...


United Kingdom and European Union 'at an impasse' in Brexit negotiations, says Theresa May

Sterling fell by as much as 1.5 per cent against the USA dollar on Friday, its biggest daily drop this year. The currency was trading down a sharp 1.5 per cent ...


Trump challenges Kavanaugh accuser over account of sex attack

The battle for confirmation comes just weeks before congressional elections on 6 November. Ford , a psychology professor at Palo Alto University in Californi...


New Delhi cancels Pakistan, India Foreign Ministers meeting

India, however, declared that the talks in NY would not be aimed at a broader scheme of dialogue. Khan wrote a letter to Modi in response to the Indian prem...


Warning as heavy winds set to hit Bury

Heavy rain fell throughout Thursday, with 56.4mm recorded in Sennybridge in Wales. Speed restrictions are in place on large parts of the rail network... Highw...


Trump Returns To Form By Lobbing Grenades At Kavanaugh Accuser Blasey Ford

Kavanaugh has agreed to go. Her lawyer, Debra Katz said that she would only testify if senators offered her " terms that are fair and which ensure her safety ...


Florence-weary Carolinas prepare for more flooding

State-owned utility Santee Cooper in SC is placing an inflatable dam around a coal ash pond near Conway, saying the extra 2.5 feet (76 centimeters) should be en...


Cook's ship Endeavour 'found' off the U.S. coast

After a spell delivering coal, the Admiralty bought it as a research vessel and in 1768 Cook took command. This year marks the 250th anniversary of Cook's dep...


Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang dies aged 61 - state radio

Quang became Vietnam's president following the 2016 Community Party Congress. Prior to serving as president, Quang had been the head of the Ministry of Public...


Owner of 3D-printed gun company accused of sex with minor

Wilson meant to post instructions online for using 3D printers to make plastic guns, but a lawsuit deterred his plans. A Texas gun rights activist whose quest...


USA imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

The senior official stressed that CAATSA is not going to be implemented across the board, but that the USA was choosing Russia's sale of "bigger ticket items"...


3 children, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care

One of the victims is an infant. Victims at the home, in Flushing, Queens, were discovered around 3:30 a.m. local time. A man and a woman were also stabbed ...


Brexit: EU must compromise or no deal, says minister

The prime minister also opted to flat out reject the EU's updated proposals on how to deal with the thorny issue of the Irish border, which also didn't go down ...


May's Brexit plan goes pop after 'humiliation' by EU, British media says

It's clear that significant gaps remain between both sides. The Bank of England has warned that house prices would crash, businesses fret over chaos at the Chan...


Trump defends Supreme Court pick after sex assault allegation

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump showered sympathy on Kavanaugh. Grassley said Judge has not been asked to testify. The Iowa Republican senator plan...


Police responding to shooting in Syracuse, N.Y., multiple people injured

Tammy Jamison told the paper that about 50 people were gathered for the memorial, and the crowd fled for cover inside the home when the gunshots broke out. "Thi...


Mayor, grandma kills 12-foot gator: 'Don't mess with Nana'

A grandma in Texas is making headlines for the killing of an alligator that was years in the making. "Polk County is one of 12 core counties that you can on...


FG Suspends Nigeria Air Project Indefinitely

The former pilot and promoter of the idea, broke the news on his Twitter handle on Thursday saying: "I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has...


Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee has yet to see it. Katz told committee Republicans, per the Times, that the Monday hearing date they've demanded "is not possib...


Charges against Najib were 'desperate': Shafee

KUALA LUMPUR , Malaysia-Prosecutors filed more than two dozen new charges against former Prime Minister Najib Razak , including money laundering and abuse of...


Magufuli mourns as death toll from Tanzania ferry accident reaches 42

Mwanza Regional Police Commander Jonathan Shanna said the accident occurred on Thursday September 20. He can not say how many people were on board until the s...


Ford lawyers say she is open to testifying, but not Monday

Blasey Ford and so grateful to her for coming forward and sharing her story", said Sarah Burgess, from the class of 2005, who stood flanked by fellow alumnae an...


BC firefighter captures video of firenado sucking up hose

Schidlowsky said the fiery twister destroyed a fire line set up by those working on a wildfire. "It threw burning logs across our guard for 45 minutes and pulle...


France's Le Pen ordered to undergo psychiatric tests over IS tweets

The order states the tests should be carried out "as soon as possible", to determine if Le Pen "is capable of understanding remarks and answering questions". ...


North Korea willing to 'permanently dismantle' Yongbyon nuclear site

However, North Korea may not be satisfied with a declaration-for-declaration formula, "because North Korea is fully aware of the time constraint and the chang...


Amid Kavanaugh controversy, echoes of Anita Hill on Capitol Hill

Bush's father, President George H.W. Bush, nominated Thomas to the Supreme Court. As Trump's nominee faces an allegation of sexual assault as a teenager, co...


Multiple people killed after shots fired in Aberdeen, Maryland

Police block off roads after an unidentified assailant opened fire at a warehouse complex September 20, 2018 in Aberdeen, Maryland , killing and wounding multi...


Was Prezzo Salisbury poisoning a hoax?

Wiltshire Police told HuffPost UK that they do not believe the incident is suspicious and enquiries are ongoing. According to the Salisbury Journal , Shapi...


Tightening Texas race boosts Democrats' hopes of taking Senate: Reuters poll

Poll numbers for Cruz and O'Rourke have been tightening in the race's final weeks, though the latest Quinnipiac University poll showed Cruz with a nine-point ...


Brother arrested en route to airport to welcome Bobi Wine home

The charismatic MP, repeatedly arrested and allegedly tortured by police and soldiers last month, has become the biggest political threat in many years to Mr. K...


Trump Orders Declassification of Carter Page FBI Documents

Those allies, particularly conservative Republicans in the House, contend that the FBI's Russian Federation investigation is biased against Trump at its core ...