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Senate GOP to Prof Ford: Take It Or Leave It

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, said the FBI should investigate her claims as a "first...


China to penalise $60 billion of U.S

Following Trump's announcement, China's Ministry of Finance stated on Tuesday that taxes of 5 to 10 per cent on US$60 billion of American goods imported int...


Trump, Pompeo bash ex-Secretary of State John Kerry on Iran talks

Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino reacted to the remarks Saturday on Fox & Friends, saying that the former secretary of state's comments were offensive. I...


Venezuelans fume as Maduro filmed munching on meat in Turkey

In his message on social media, Salt Bae wrote: "I would like to thank President Nicolás Maduro for his visit". Gokce slices meat in front of him and Madu...


Polish president wants a 'Fort Trump' US military base

USA soldiers are now present on its soil through NATO's back-to-back rotation. Trump said Duda had offered the USA more than $2 billion to set up a base in Po...


Trump Defends Embattled Supreme Court Nominee

Republicans, some of whom see the allegations as a stalling tactic by Democrats, have been pushing to confirm Kavanaugh before November's mid-term elections whe...


At least 23 die in weekend of Ethiopia ethnic violence, 200 arrested

The OLF did not immediately comment on the unrest. The group since the 1970s has advocated the "right to national self-determination" for the Oromo people, Ethi...


Trump orders declassification, release of Comey texts

The Justice Department, though, offered a somewhat muted initial reaction, saying in a statement that such a command from the president "triggers a declassifi...


Julia Louis-Dreyfus Signs Letter Supporting Kavanaugh Accuser

Kavanaugh has denied the accusations. Ford's former high school is located seven miles away from Kavanaugh's former high school, and each of them are single...


U.S. slashes number of refugees to 30000 for next year

The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR declined to criticize U.S. President Donald Trump's cut in refugee resettlement places on Tuesday, saying it was up to the Uni...


FEMA boss defends Donald Trump’s denial of Hurricane Maria death toll figures

Pilloried for this risible claim, which he made on Tuesday, Trump predictably fired back on Thursday. The president has drawn criticism as he has asserted wi...


'Polar Opposite of the Brett I Know': Kavanaugh's Previous Girlfriends Defend Judge

Two former girlfriends of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh spoke out Monday on "The Story" in support of him, in the wake of sexual misconduct allegation...


Baby swept away in Florence floodwaters

Dazia Lee lost her grip on her son, Kaiden Lee-Welch, when she tried to escape on foot after her vehicle was washed off the road into trees near New Salem in No...


Trump Orders Declassification Of Documents In Russia Investigation

The most high profile documents that will be revealed from this move include the FISA warrant renewal application against former Trump campaign aide Carter Pag...


Tropical Depression Florence Kills 17 & Smashes Rainfall Records in Carolinas

The Ocean Sentry is flying over the area around Cape Fear River to make sure the waterways in the vicinity have functioning navigational aids such as correctly ...


Man uses toddler to steal prizes inside United States arcade game machine

The boy at his side then picked up the smaller box and cheered after the larger one was pulled free from the prize slot. She says the man made off with "multi...


Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate

With Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation still in the balance, Republicans on the hill and in Trump's White House are scurrying to try to discredit Ford's story ...


South Africa's highest court legalises cannabis use

In the interim, adults can smoke dagga in private. This judgment stems from the original controversial ruling in the Western Cape High Court in 2017, which ...


Nomination of Trump's Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh thrown into crisis

More than 200 women had signed the new letter supporting Ford as of Monday morning. Ford's husband told the Post that she used Kavanaugh's name in the thera...


Samsung, Hyundai, SK, LG leaders to join President Moon’s Pyongyang visit

The third inter-Korean summit will take place from September 18 through 20. The South Korean President is bringing an entourage that includes K-pop stars and ...


Russian military plane with 14 aboard ‘accidentally shot down by Syria’

It's not clear exactly what those missiles were aimed at but a spokesman for the French military denied involvement in the disappearance of the aircraft. France...


Texas Border Patrol Agent Confesses to Killing Sex Workers

Ortiz is the second Border Patrol agent to be held for murder this year, after Ronald Anthony Burgos Aviles was held on two counts of murder in April . The 35-...


Kavanaugh, accuser say they're ready to testify - but how?

White House spokesman Raj Shah says Kavanaugh "looks forward to a hearing" and "stands ready to testify". That vote has now been postponed so that Kavanaugh a...


Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe

The move was confirmed in a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. Trump is declassifying about 20 pages of the warrant obtained to monitor...


Russian plane goes off radars amid Israeli airstrikes

Meanwhile, a USA official with knowledge of the incident claimed the Russian plane had been inadvertently shot down by the Syrian anti-aircraft artillery after ...


PM cars auction concludes in Islamabad

However he also noted that Bengali immigrants and Afghan refugees have created an "underclass" in Karachi that has helped fuel street crime in the megacity of m...


Donald Trump Jr mocks Kavanaugh sexual assault accusations with meme

Dr Ford's attorney general Debra S Katz said her client considered the incident to be an attempted rape. Feinstein said she referred the matter to the Federal...


King’s Plaza Mall in Brooklyn Catches on Fire

Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said the responding firefighters suffered from heat exhaustion and smoke inhalation. A manager told Fox 5 News that he was unsure...


Kavanaugh’s accuser willing to talk to Congress, lawyer says

The White House said Monday that they were willing to listen to Ford's allegations after she identified herself over the weekend. The social media post comes as...


More days of flooding ahead for Carolinas, surrounding states

The military announced on Saturday it was deploying almost 200 soldiers to assist in storm-related response and recovery efforts, along with 100 trucks and equi...


Erdogan has brand-new 'hopes' for region after meeting with Putin

Putin said Turkey-Russia relations "are developing positively". "There is a certain difference in approaches, and that is why this demands a very serious conve...


Barack Obama's return: Good or bad for Democrats?

Obama was in closely divided OH to campaign for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray, running mate Betty Sutton, U.S. Sen. "2016 is over, but Pr...


‘Presidential Alert’ Texting System To Be Tested Thursday

A majority of cell phone users will receive an alert on Thursday, Sept. 20, with the title "Presidential Alert" and the message, "THIS IS A TEST of the National...


U.S. not ready to unveil Middle East peace plan, says State Department

USA officials have so far been non-committal about whether their plan would endorse the creation of a Palestinian state beside the state of Israel - the goal of...


Russian church rebuffs Orthodoxy's leader after Ukraine move

The Russian Orthodox Church is ending its participation in any structures chaired by the Constantinople Patriarchate, the Holy Synod said, as Constantinople mad...


FEMA: Catastrophic flooding expected from Tropical Storm Florence

Florence flattened trees, damaged buildings and crumpled roads. And even if their homes survived intact, hundreds of thousands of utility customers who lack po...


Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Now Come Forward

He also said she mentioned Kavanaugh's name and voiced concern he might one day ascend to the Supreme Court-he was a D.C. Circuit Court judge at the time. Becau...


Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public

Senate Democrats, including New York Sen. Senate's Democratic leader Chuck Schmer said the vote should be postponed until what he calls "serious and credi...


London mayor Sadiq Khan pitches for second referendum on Brexit

But Boris Johnson claims the government's failure to resolve the border question has led to a "constitutional abomination" that will lead to a "total write-...


Cordons in Salisbury after 'medical incident' in restaurant

One of two people taken ill at a Salisbury restaurant is Russian, Sky sources say. Police officers guard the cordoned off area around the home of former Russi...


Woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Ford , who uses the name Christine Blasey professionally, is a professor at Palo Alto University and teaches in a consortium with Stanford. 'He was trying to at...


Dozens dead as Typhoon Mangkhut rips through southeast Asia

Typhoon Mangkhut had the equivalent strength of a category 5 Atlantic hurricane when it made landfall on the Philippines on Saturday . "According to the p...


Brett Kavanaugh's accuser comes out of the shadows

A woman accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct more than 30 years ago came forward publicly Sunday, detailing her allegations about the Supr...


Two dead after Defqon.1 music festival

Two others, one from Artarmon and the other from Jamisontown , both remain in a critical condition. Mr Pham posted about the festival on his social media i...


Ex-IPCC chairman RK Pachauri to be tried for sexual harassment

This has not been easy", the woman told reporters after Friday's court session. The next hearing of the matter will be on October 20, the court said. The poli...


Mom of alleged MS-13 victim killed by car at girl's memorial

He said it happened about an hour before a service was scheduled to begin. "I first met Evelyn while I was with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and was im...


Kavanaugh Accuser Goes Public With Her Story

Ford claimed that a "stumbling drunk" Kavanaugh pinned her to the bed, groping her and trying to remove her clothing, while a friend of his watched. "I never ...


Hurricane Florence: What storm surge could look like on East Coast

Click through the slideshow above to see how residents have been impacted by the risky storm, and check back frequently for updates. USA officials say it rema...


U.S. will never present peace plan - Palestinian official

He was among three Palestinians fatally wounded by Israeli fire on Friday. Fawzi Barhoum, a spokesman for the Hamas militant group that rules the Gaza Strip, ...


Paul Manafort's scalp is flipping triumph for Team Mueller

After striking a plea deal Friday morning with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation in which he was to forfeit four properties, it seems Paul Man...