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Yale classmate accuses Kavanaugh of ‘blatant mischaracterization’ of his college drinking

Granted, Dems might argue they're taking a bigger risk now voting for Kavanaugh given [sexual misconduct] allegations , but Graham still sees himself as some...


Warning lifted just before tsunami strikes Indonesian village

Indonesia's meteorological and geophysics agency BMKG issued a tsunami warning after the quake but lifted it 34 minutes later. There is no word yet on casual...


Trump defends Kavanaugh, says has 'open mind' if something new comes up

Judge "categorically" denies the allegations . The matter forms part of an Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into the judge , as do allegations of se...


Trade deal with Canada 'new dawn' for auto industry

Trump has repeatedly described NAFTA as a bad deal for the United States. Dairy Farmers of Canada issued a terse statement soon after the agreement was...


Turkey's Erdogan says United States has taken wrong path

Erdogan travelled to Germany's capital Berlin on Thursday for a three-day state visit. During his stay in Berlin, Erdogan met twice with Chancellor Angela M...


N.C. State professor offers statement to Federal Bureau of Investigation on former friend, Kavanaugh

On the issue of the scope of the FBI's investigation , White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said White House counsel Don McGahn, who is managing ...


U.S. and Canada agree free trade deal

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA , partially opens up Canada's long-restricted milk market to American farmers and gives USA drug companies ...


Chinese warship's 'unsafe' encounter with U.S. vessel

President Trump ordered new levies on $200 billion in Chinese imports, and Beijing responded with tariffs on $60 billion in American products, nearing the point...


Brett Kavanaugh was questioned by police after bloody bar fight in CT

Nine of the 10 Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter on Monday to FBI director Christopher Wray and White House counsel Don McGahn ...


In Baghdad killed a former "Miss Iraq"

Iraqi Instagram model gunned down in Baghdad amid spate of female activist assassinations Iraqi social media star Tara Faris has been killed by unidentified...


Falling bear critically injures U.S. Army Alaska soldier

Alaska State Troopers said McCormick and Tennyson shot a bear that was above them on a ridge. 'The bear rolled down the slope, dislodging rocks in the proces...


Iran Iran launches missile, drone attacks on militants in Syria

Iran immediately blamed Ahvaz Arab separatists for the attack, and the group claimed the attack. Women, children and members of the Revolutionary Guards wer...


New Zealand provides $1.6m emergency response for Indonesia quake, tsunami

With communications down and access by land disrupted, teams struggled to reach communities closer to the epicentre of the 7.5-magnitude quake that triggered ts...


Netanyahu: Claims Iran has a secret nuclear warehouse

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he will certainly look at US President Donald Trump's peace plan with an "open mind" once ...


Donald Trump orders 'comprehensive' FBI investigation in Kavanaugh sexual misconduct case

What's important is that the bureau must "go quickly", Trump said, because Kavanaugh has "been treated horribly" and he's been the victim of a "very unfair" p...


President Trump to rally support for W.Va. Senate candidate Morrisey

He addressed a capacity crowd at WesBanco Arena. "This is a pivotal time", Hershey said . "Our economy is booming like never before ... and this state is boo...


Trump to deliver remarks on NAFTA replacement

Trump threatened to go ahead with a bilateral deal with Mexico , but Mexican officials strongly advocated for Canada's inclusion. The import taxes of 10-per-...


White House authorizes broader Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews in Kavanaugh review

Some Democratic lawmakers claim the White House is keeping investigators from interviewing certain witnesses and have questioned how thorough an investigation t...


Two Koreas begin DMZ landmine removal work

It's not known how many mines are at Panmunjom and Arrow Head Hill, but military commentator Lee Illwoo said the Koreas would be able to clear tens of thousands...


Trump Undermines Female Reporters When Asked About Brett Kavanaugh Case

And when CNN's Kaitlan Collins kept pressing Trump as he dodged a question on whether he would consider it disqualifying for Kavanaugh if he lied to Congress ...


Trump wants comprehensive but speedy Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into Kavanaugh allegations

Separately, the Senate Judiciary Committee made public late on Sunday a previously unreleased interview with Kavanaugh from September 26, before a public hear...


Dairy farmers unhappy with concessions made in new trade deal

Bernstein, who is now a senior fellow at the liberal Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, said those new rules could help American workers by reducing the ...


White House Says FBI Agents Can Interview Anyone Relevant in Kavanaugh Investigation

Kavanaugh, shown testifying on September 27, has repeatedly denied any sexual misconduct. U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Professor Christ...


Sexual Assault Hotline reports increase in calls since Kavanaugh hearing

Lawyers for Kavanaugh sent five pages from his decades-old calendar to the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, notifying them they meant to use the pages to...


Hundreds of prisoners escape during deadly quake & tsunami in Indonesia

Rescuers on Sulawesi island raced against the clock and a lack of equipment to save those still trapped in the rubble , with up to 60 people feared to be under...


Police operation on Oresund Bridge described as biggest manhunt in Danish history

On Friday afternoon, the Oresund Bridge between Sweden and Denmark was closed from all traffic for several hours. The two suspects, who police said were thoug...


Brett Kavanaugh was 'belligerent and aggressive' drinker, Yale classmate says

Ludington said that Kavanaugh had played down "the degree and frequency" of his drinking, and that the judge had often become "belligerent and aggressive" whi...


Iran Guard launches missiles into Syria over parade attack

This handout photo provided by Iran's Revolutionary Guard official website via SEPAH News shows Missiles are launched from an undisclosed location to target m...


Tips sought from public after vehicle explosion that left 3 dead

When fire crews arrived at the intersection of North Hall and West Turner Streets they found the auto fully engulfed in flames. A coroner said three males are...


GOP-hired prosecutor questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford

Coons and Flake met in a tiny hallway outside the Senate meeting, and as other members of the committee got involved in the discussions, the two squeezed into "...


Amal Clooney fights to have imprisoned journalists pardoned at UN conference

Kyaw Soe Oo has a three-year-old daughter. She said the reporters had been sentenced for handling official secrets and "were not jailed because they were journ...


Iran's revolutionary guards kill four militants near Pakistan border

Security measures have intensified in border areas after an attack on Saturday at a military parade in southwestern Iran in which five gunmen killed 25 people, ...


Indonesia seeks global help after quake-tsunami, mass prison breaks confirmed

The 7.5 magnitude quake hit at dusk Friday, creating a tsunami that swept waves ashore reaching as high as 6 metres (20 feet) in some places. The death toll f...


Russian foreign minister: S-300 air defense system delivered to Syria

Israel says it bears NO responsibility, and has blamed Syria for the incident. Israel, "which is accustomed to launching many aggressions under different pr...


Julie Swetnick says Brett Kavanaugh doesn't belong on the Supreme Court

In an interview with MS-NBC Thursday morning, Swetnick said Kavanaugh should not be confirmed as the next Supreme Court justice. Swetnick claimed in a s...


Trump Slams Dems For Criticizing 'Time, Scope' of FBI Probe into Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump bowed to pressure from moderate members of his Republican Party on Friday and ordered the probe after Christine Blasey Ford, a universi...


Johnson blasts May's 'deranged' Brexit plan ahead of Conservative conference

Johnson, who quit May's cabinet after Chequers was agreed, called her plans "deranged" and attacked the prime minister for not believing in Brexit . When ask...


Alan Dershowitz Urges Delay Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote For FBI Probe

Following Ford's insistence that she is "100 percent" sure Kavanaugh assaulted her, and Kavanaugh's insistence that he is "innocent", many on the Senate Judic...


Indonesian City Hit by Tsunami After Powerful Quake

The chief of the meteorology and geophysics agency, Dwikorita Karnawati, said the tsunami waves were up to 3 meters (10 feet) high. The agency has been widely...


Macedonia vote brings back Cold War fears

Macedonia's Prime Minister Zoran Zaev announced he will forge ahead with his bid to pass the "name" agreement with Greece through parliament despite his "yes...


Russia's Lavrov warns against attempts to contain Iran

India will make a "sovereign decision" on Russian defence purchases, which are facing possible U.S. sanctions, according to Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lav...


Britain's BOOZY Brexit: May backs plan for UK FESTIVAL after European Union divorce

He branded Mrs May's call for a facilitated customs arrangement, part of the Chequers plan to break the impasse in Brexit talks, as "entirely preposterous". M...


FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation

Ford not know that the committee was willing to go to California?" Graham added that he believes "a lot of people believe it's a noble cause to take down Kav...


Death toll surges from devastating Indonesia earthquake, tsunami

As shattered survivors scoured make-shift morgues for loved ones, and authorities struggled to dig out the living or assess the scale of the devastation beyond ...


AJK PM’s chopper comes under Indian fire

The copter immediately retreated after the intrusion of airspace was retaliated by the Indian Army. Jammu-based Army PRO Lt Col Devender Anand confirmed that th...


2 police officers dead after shootout in Mississippi

Two police officers were shot and killed in a shootout Saturday in MS, authorities said. The officers were pronounced dead at King's Daughters Medical Center ...


White House not 'micromanaging' Kavanaugh probe

Hatch and Sen. Mike Lee both voted to advance the nomination to the full Senate last Friday as another GOP colleague, Jeff Flake of Arizona, successfully pushed...


Federal Bureau of Investigation contact second accuser of court nominee Kavanaugh

But that advance came with an asterisk. Kavanaugh has also forcefully denied allegations from two other women: Deborah Ramirez , who accused him of exposing ...


Boris Johnson won't rule out PM challenge

Reports earlier this week suggested more than half of the cabinet now favour a Canada-style agreement, with Brexit expected to overshadow the divided party's ...


Trump says he prefers to keep Deputy A-G Rosenstein

Ohr is married to Bruce Ohr, a Justice Department official who met on several occasions with Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence officer who c...