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Ford recalls 'laughter' during alleged 1980s Kavanaugh sex assault

Hill accused him of sexual harassment in the workplace. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif), its ranking member. Ford , in contrast, sought to present herself as co-o...


Indonesian City Hit By Tsunami After Strong Earthquake

The devastating tsunami comes after a massive 7.7-magnitude tremor hit off the coast - hours after another minor quake struck the same area. The tsunami str...


Donald Trump Tweets Victorious After Brett Kavanaugh’s Pugnacious Testimony: "Senate Must Vote!"

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham was forthright in his assessment of proceedings. "I can always be convinced", he said. KTVU has not had a chance to speak...


Brett Kavanaugh Assault Accuser Feared He Would 'Rape' Her

WASHINGTON ― No one knows what to expect at Thursday's highly anticipated Senate hearing into a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee ...


Supreme Court opens Sabarimala Temple gates to women of all ages

Justice Indu Malhotra was the only judge to dissent in the 4:1 verdict. CJI Misra added, "Women no way inferior to men". Justice Malhotra also stated that...


Man busted for spying on defense contractors for China

In a statement , the Justice Department said Ji Chaoqun had been charged with one count of knowingly acting as an agent of a foreign government in the United St...


High-speed train linking Makkah with Madina launched

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was also in attendance. The train, described as the biggest transportation project in the region, will transport pilgrims and...


Trump Says China Is ‘Attempting to Interfere’ in Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump has said there is "plenty of evidence" that China is attempting to interfere in the USA midterm elections because it doesn't like...


Frustrated Trump turns optimistic on Kavanaugh

But with televisions across the nation tuned in to the hearing - senators among those riveted to their screens - it was unclear how politicians who will ultimat...


Passenger Plane Misses Runway, Crash-Lands in Ocean

Air Niugini is the national airline of Papua New Guinea and does not have a history of serious accidents. "Right now we don't really know what happened". "The...


Queen's University retains world ranking

The rankings which was based on the performance of research-intensive universities across their teaching, research, knowledge transfer and global outlook, accor...


Senate Judiciary Committee asked Kavanaugh about 2 new claims of sexual assault

He is wading into a highly emotional debate in the thick of the #metoo movement, where defending Kavanaugh's integrity also means casting aspersions on three ...


Hollywood royalty: Jacinda Ardern meets with actress Anne Hathaway

Ardern's meetings today include new Spanish President and UN Goodwill Ambassador, actress Anne Hathaway. Ms Ardern - who made waves this week by bringing infa...


Dutch Police Arrest 7 Men Suspected of Plotting Major Attack

Heavily armed police arrested the men on Thursday in the towns of Arnhem, about 62 miles (100km) south of Amsterdam, and Weert close to the borders of Belgium a...


Trump postpones meeting with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein

He said he has a lot of respect for me, and he was very nice and we'll see", Trump said. Trump added: "My preference would be to keep him and to let him finis...


Avenatti: Senate committee says it wants to meet with new Kavanaugh accuser

Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge were allegedly "present" at these parties; Swetnick does not claim Kavanaugh assaulted her or participated in the gang...


Donald Trump Says George Washington Could Have Been Guilty Of Sexual Misconduct

Trump noted that Rosensein has denied The Times story. Trump acknowledged that he is sensitive to false allegations because he has been the target of them. Th...


US First Lady Melania Trump to Visit Kenya in October

The first lady of Malawi, Getrude Mutharika and her counterparts from Ghana and Kenya attended the event and Mrs. Trump recognized each one individually. And ...


Theresa May defies Donald Trump to back Iran deal

And yet, this moment at the United Nations was apparently too much for many in the media to handle. On Wednesday, Rouhani told reporters at the United Nati...


Rod Rosenstein called upon to testify by House Freedom Caucus Republicans

The man who is most likely to be tapped to replace Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is a body-building former football player who reportedly has the pre...


"We searched everywhere": 911 call released on missing Gastonia 6-year-old

Search crews have found a body believed to be that of Maddox Ritch, the 6-year-old boy who has been missing since Saturday, Gastonia police said Thursday. "We w...


Rachel Mitchell, who will question Kavanaugh, described as 'poised and pointed cross

But her boss says Rachel Mitchell is a hard-hitting attorney who is used to handling high-profile cases and is one of the few prosecutors in the country with ...


China says Trump's election meddling claims are 'slander'

Despite damage control efforts by his administration, Trump repeated his claims that China is trying to meddle in the upcoming midterm elections because the...


Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations ‘a big, fat con job’

And yes, both George Washington and Elton are trending hard on Twitter as a result of everyone giving a major WTF as to what just went down with Trump. "Actua...


Trump says no rush for North Korea to denuclearise

Moon told global leaders at the 73rd UN General Assembly. "We're not going to buy a pig in a poke". Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens as President Trum...


Rouhani: US Threat to Stop Iranian Oil Exports 'Empty Promise'

She said that the remaining members of the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - Britain, China, France, Germany and Russian Federation - would also ...


Three Nigerian universities ranked among World's best

UC Berkeley, which tops the list of American public universities, is the only other American public institution to rank among the world's top 20. Another thre...


Chair of Australian public broadcaster quits in meddling row

While public trust in the media is at an all time low, according to a 2017 poll by Essential Research, the ABC remains far and away Australia's most trusted m...


United Nations diplomats explain exactly why they were laughing at - and not with

US-Iran relations have been sour for decades and Mr Trump has rarely lost an opportunity to criticise Tehran. "President Trump has said when the Iranians are pr...


Stormy Daniels' lawyer brings forward third Kavanaugh accuser

No one has yet had an opportunity to delve further into Swetnick and her statement . "I likewise observed him be verbally abusive towards girls by making cru...


Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh

She also has four people swearing she told them of the alleged assault. Trump said the allegations of now three women "are all false to me", bemoaning "wh...


India's top court decriminalizes adultery in landmark judgment

Justice Nariman termed Section 497 as archaic law and concurred with the CJI, Justice Khanwilkar saying that Section 497 is violative of right to equality and r...


Brett Kavanaugh: The nomination and the allegations in 300 words

Murkowski's remarks are significant, as she is considered a key swing vote in the Senate - and if she defects from her party, it could potentially kill Kavanau...


'No-deal' Brexit would hit trucks, airlines and pet owners - govt papers

Starmer contradicted him, saying the motion "clearly keeps Remain on the table", while pro-EU MP Stephen Kinnock said he was "baffled" by the comments. Howeve...


Trump says allegations against Kavanaugh are a 'big fat con'

And he referred to the Times as if he was talking about a lost flame - "A paper I once loved" - and he said that a number of networks would endorse him for pr...


Brett Kavanaugh to deny sex assault allegations in Senate testimony

Ford and Kavanaugh are to testify Thursday about her allegations that Kavanaugh held her down, tried to remove her clothes and covered her mouth at a drunken...


China resolutely opposes United States arms sales to Taiwan: spokesperson

China sees Taiwan as its sovereign territory, and as a breakaway province that must be united with the mainland by force if necessary. The U.S. State Departm...


New Accuser Says Kavanaugh Was Present at Sexual Attacks in High School

Swetnick said that she attended more than 10 parties with Kavanaugh and Judge between 1981 and 1983. In the affidavit he posted on Twitter , Swetnick n...


IISc Bengaluru tops India in global list of best institutes

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2019 is out. The global university rankings includes more than 1,250 institutions and looks at teac...


Iran Rejects New Talks with U.S. Amid Trump Administration Threats

They didn't laugh at me. "Perhaps because we're able to keep this multilateral framework (nuclear deal ), avoid the worst and act as a mediator, while the US...


Trump slams Kavanaugh's second accuser

Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to replace Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court is a watershed event that will define America's politics for years. ...


Trump could pull Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

At a press conference in NY on Wednesday afternoon, President Donald Trump declined to comment on Swetnick's claims, saying he was a bit preoccupied at the Un...


Putin pledges to send Syria missiles, enraging Israel and US

And while the new missiles would complicate military actions in Syria's crowded airspace and might present an additional challenge, several analysts said th...


Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court nominee 'targeted vulnerable girls' at school parties

Christine Blasey Ford said that her motivation in coming forward was to provide facts that senators could take into "serious consideration" before voting on Pr...


New allegations against Kavanaugh submitted to Senate committee

Trump Jr. wrote, citing Swetnick's statement that she witnessed assaults and misconduct at approximately 10 house parties. Swetnick shared that she was the vict...


Trump Speaks At The United Nations

General Assembly in NY on Tuesday. He said the American economy was "booming like never before" and that his administration has accomplished more in less than ...


Skripal poisoning suspect is colonel in Russian GRU

The use of Novichok in the assassination attempt was a violation of global law banning the use of chemical weapons. Further digging by Bellingcat threw up C...


Rosenstein may get to keep his job after all

I would certainly prefer [not firing him]. "He said he did not say it". "He said he never said it, he said he doesn't believe it, he said he has a lot of resp...


World leaders at United Nations were 'laughing with me'

The United States initially said the council meeting chaired by Trump would focus on Iran but later broadened the agenda to include nuclear nonproliferation...


Iran, major powers labor to keep nuclear deal afloat

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, speaking late Monday alongside Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, said that the agreement ...