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Christine Ford submitted 4 sworn statements supporting her assault claim against Kavanaugh

Ramirez in the New Yorker magazine had the perhaps unintended outcome of rallying the conservative base around Judge Kavanaugh's nomination", he said. An att...


Trump tells Security Council: US will ensure Iran never acquires nuclear bomb

Asked what North Korea had to do before his next meeting with Kim, Trump said , the two had made "a tremendous amount of progress" since previous year. We'...


Trump assails Boulder woman accusing Kavanaugh: ‘She admits that she was drunk’

And we're doing it strictly to depoliticize the whole operation, to offer Dr. Ford the professional environment she asked for", Grassley said. The president...


Meghan Markle Performs First Solo Royal Engagement Without Prince Harry

She then shook hands with one of her hosts before shutting the auto door behind her. But Meghan isn't the only royal who's closed her own door before - as man...


U.S. Adds Maduro’s Wife to Sanctions List

As part of the actions, the US barred Americans from doing business with and will seize any financial assets in the USA belonging to First Lady Cilia Flores, Vi...


Tropical Storm Kirk forms again Wednesday morning

The system continues to move towards the west at near 18 miles per hour and on this track the center of Kirk is expected to pass about 50 miles to the north of ...


Brett Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez "willing to testify", attorney says

A fourth from her husband says that during a 2012 couples therapy session, Ford named her attacker as Brett Kavanaugh . "I have never had any sexual or phy...


Trump accuses China of seeking to meddle in US congressional elections

Trump said he expects to submit the proposal that would create an independent Palestine "over the next two to three to four months". He added: "A lot of progr...


Senate GOP holding back name lawyer who will question Christine Ford

The committee will be voting on whether to recommend Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate. Ramirez alleged in an article published by The New Yorker Su...


No specifics | Vatican, China make breakthrough deal on bishop appointments

The Vatican cut ties with Beijing two years after the founding of the communist People's Republic. "Our religion should worship God and support the government...


China nixes US warship port visit, recalls admiral from US

The move also follows the USA approval of a possible $330 million package for Taiwan comprising military aviation replacement parts. In Beijing on Wednesd...


Trump dismisses 'drunk' Kavanaugh accuser as initial Senate vote scheduled

Kavanaugh's classmates say he and others in the "fratty" culture insensitively boasted of having sex with various young women. Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley,...


2 militant groups reject demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

Two insurgent groups rejected a deal reached this month between Russian Federation and Turkey to establish a demilitarised zone in Syria's Idlib region with one...


Bodies of missing British millionaire and Thai wife found buried on property

Police said they have confessed to being hired by Ms Nhot's brother to kill them. The wife's brother, Warut Satchakit, was arrested over the disappearance aft...


'Aadhaar Act is Unconstitutional': The Fiery Dissent of Justice D.Y. Chandrachud

CBSE, NEET can not mandate Aadhaar. A majority of the panel ruled the programme had merits, but struck down a government effort to make its use mandatory in...


People everywhere walk out in solidarity with sexual assault survivors

Dianne Feinstein of California, Richard Durbin of Illinois, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota, Chris Coons of Delaware, Richard Bl...


Donald Trump Attacks Brett Kavanaugh Accusers After Addressing UN: "Democratic Con Game"

Kavanaugh, who along with Ford is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, denies the allegations. If Kavanaugh's nominatio...


US President Donald Trump laughed at during United Nations speech

The leaders of Iran are sowing chaos, death and destruction, disrespecting their neighbours' borders and sovereignty , and plundering their country's resourc...


Schumer demands McConnell apologize to Kavanaugh accuser

The combative tone by Kavanaugh and his GOP supporters came a day after a second allegation emerged. Ford has alleged that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted...


Slight risk for severe weather this Tuesday evening

Daytime temperatures rise to a high of 17°C and the UV index is 5, or moderate. This change in wind speed is called speed shear, and increases the chance for or...


Philippines: Senator critical of Duterte arrested

The amnesty had been granted by a previous president for the senator's role in a failed military. The police and military were then ordered to effect his arr...


A two headed snake is discovered by a householder in Virginia

The serpent was spotted last week in resident's backyard in Woodbridge, Virginia, according to officials with the Virginia Wildlife Management and Control . Per...


Labour will challenge UK PM May on her Brexit deal,…

With a bloc of Tory Brexiteers also committed to opposing the plan, and a number of pro-EU MPs also highly critical, it is increasingly hard to see how she can ...


Madiba's statue unveiled at United Nations headquarters

While global threats like armed conflict, climate change and other "emerging threats" continue to test that commitment and "bounds of our compassion", Mandela, ...


Hong Kong express rail link launches amid controversy

Chinese immigration officers are stationed in one part of the modern station that is subject to Chinese law, an unprecedented move that some critics have said f...


Trump weighs draft order targeting Google, Facebook, say reports

It instructs other government agencies to recommend - within a month after the order is signed - actions that could potentially "protect competition among onlin...


U.S. and Iranian leaders set for showdown at United Nations

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Monday ridiculed the Trump administration's plan for strict US sanctions against his country set to start in November, calling ...


U.N. debut for New Zealand's 'First Baby': diaper change, peace summit

He added in the tweet: "I wish I could have captured the startled look on a Japanese delegation inside United Nations yesterday who walked into a meeting room...


Corbyn would back members on second referendum

At a rally at the World Transformed Festival, Mr Corbyn said the "poorest and most vulnerable" had been forced to pay the price for the 2008 financial crash. La...


Avenatti 'Represents Woman' With Information on Kavanaugh, HS Friend

Michael Avenatti , the lawyer for Stormy Daniels , says he is "aware of significant evidence" that Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh participated i...


US warns Russia over providing Syria with missile defense system

Russian Federation has already sold the system to Iran, much to Israel's dismay given the weapon's ability to threaten Israeli air superiority and complicate ai...


Yale Law Professors Cancel 31 Classes So Students Can Protest Kavanaugh

A second accuser says Kavanaugh exposed himself at a drunken party at Yale University. Yale Law School students began silent protests last week, after Califor...


Trump says he will meet with Rosenstein, wants transparency

Last week, Rosenstein said he was joking after news broke that he discussed wearing a wire to secretly record President Donald Trump . "Based on my persona...


US Proposes To Deny Green Cards For Immigrants Seeking Public Assistance

And older immigrants may be forced to stop participating in programs like Medicare Part D low-income subsidy, which makes available discounted prescription drug...


#WhyDidntIReport Confessions On Sex Assaults Mushrooms In Wake Of Trump Tweet

While it's vital that allegations of sexual abuse always be taken seriously, we must not allow the presumption of innocence on the part of the accused to be min...


Trump says he expects second N.Korea summit ‘quite soon’

Speaking earlier, at United Nations headquarters in NY, he said that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would arrange the next summit "in the immediate future"....


Paul Gosar's Siblings Support Rival In TV Advertisements For David Brill

Paul is a strident Trump supporter who subscribes to far-right views, including being anti-DACA and pro-border wall. The ad seems like a run-of-the-mill spot,...


Iran's president blames unnamed U.S. ally for military parade attack

He did not name the regional states he believed were to blame. Neither claim provided evidence. All four attackers were killed. Iran has been relatively stabl...


Pirates attacked a boat in switzerland, 12 people were removed

The ship is now being held at Bonny Island , around 45 nautical miles northeast of where the invasion occurred. AP reported quoting company sources that the ...


Trump Calls Kavanaugh 'Outstanding,' Dismissing Latest Sexual Misconduct Allegation

The second woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct came forward only after Senate Democrats independently learned of th...


Woman Finds Rare Two-Headed Viper Outside Her Virginia Home

Two heads better? Virginia Wildlife Management/Splash News Two heads better? "Looks fake", one woman commented on a Facebook photo. Another person said: "...


Attack aftermath: Iran president says United States wants to cause insecurity

Four militants attacked the Saturday parade marking the start of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, spraying the crowd with gunfire and killing 24 people. A top Rev...


Labour politicians join marchers to demand People’s Vote on Brexit deal

Lewin added: "I wanted more for Remain Labour supporters and other grassroots campaigners, but we have a motion that effectively calls for Labour to support the...


Anti-Kavanaugh Lawyer Claims Hearing Would Impede 'The Truth'

She and Kavanaugh are scheduled to testify in the Senate Monday, but she wants to delay the hearing until the FBI can investigate her case. The only people Ford...


Officer accused in shooting death of neighbor fired by Dallas Police Dept.

She was terminated after a hearing Monday morning. Guyger claimed the door was ajar and she was able to open it. The Dallas Police Department on Monday fire...


Theresa May warns of two main issues holding up Brexit negotiations

The UK expects the same. She also said the optics of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar strolling along with French President Emanuel Macron was not good for relations....


Trump defends court nominee: 'I am with him all the way'

Ford had alleged that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her at a house party some 36 years ago in suburban Washington. Ford is expected to testify before t...


Not Sorry: Jeremy Corbyn Dodges Apology for Labour Anti-Semitism

The key paragraph in the document states: "If we can not get a general election Labour must support all options remaining on the table, including campaigning fo...


College classmate claims Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at party

Like Christine Blasey Ford, the professor accusing him of assaulting her when they were teenagers, Ramirez wants the FBI to investigate the incident, and Democr...


China and Vatican agree to landmark deal on bishop appointments

On Saturday, China and the Vatican signed a provisional agreement on the appointment of bishops in Beijing. While the Vatican is one of only 17 countries ...