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

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

If the allegations in the letter are true, Ford may have perjured herself during the hearing set up on her behalf to let her air allegations that a 17-year-old Kavanaugh had forced himself on her an...

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Melania Trump opens Africa tour with wave and baby in arms

Melania Trump opens Africa tour with wave and baby in arms

The wife of the President of the United States of America, Melania Trump has arrived in Accra for a 5-day African trip. "I think she feels it is important that people around the world understand t...

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Senate Judiciary receives Federal Bureau of Investigation reports on Kavanaugh allegations

Senate Judiciary receives Federal Bureau of Investigation reports on Kavanaugh allegations

Any combination of two of them, combined with the vice president's tie-breaking vote, would be enough to put Judge Kavanaugh on the high court. Senators were to be granted access to review it duri...

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Indonesia quake, tsunami: Toll rises to 1,234

Indonesia quake, tsunami: Toll rises to 1,234

The 7.5 magnitude quake struck on Friday, creating a tsunami that swept waves ashore as high as 20ft (6m) in some places. Rescuers are yet to reach many affected areas, leading to fears the death to...

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US threatens sanctions ahead of India-Russia missile systems deal

US threatens sanctions ahead of India-Russia missile systems deal

The Russian leader, a former intelligence officer himself, said the Skripal scandal had been artificially exaggerated, but said he thought it would fade from the headlines at some point and that the...

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Donald Trump's mocking of Brett Kavanaugh's accuser 'appalling', Republican senators say

Donald Trump's mocking of Brett Kavanaugh's accuser 'appalling', Republican senators say

Democrats from the Senate Judiciary Committee accused their Republican counterparts of disclosing confidential information regarding Judge Brett Kavanaugh's previous FBI background checks, and in ...

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GOP senators expect to see Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Kavanaugh today

GOP senators expect to see Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Kavanaugh today

On Wednesday night, McConnell filed cloture, calling for a vote to end debate on Kavanaugh on Friday, with a final vote possible as soon as Saturday, if Republicans clear the procedural hurdle. Last w...

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Border patrol agent's gender-reveal party sparked Arizona fire, lawyer says

Border patrol agent's gender-reveal party sparked Arizona fire, lawyer says

The fire began while Dickey was off duty near Green Valley, about 26 miles south of Tucson, to celebrate his wife's pregnancy, his lawyer, Sean Chapman, told The Arizona Daily Star . According to a...

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Sanders claims Trump's mockery was just 'stating facts'

Sanders claims Trump's mockery was just 'stating facts'

Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington , DC on September 27, 2018. The agency has also spoken to a second woman, Deborah...

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You wouldn’t last two weeks without us, Donald Trump tells Saudi king

You wouldn’t last two weeks without us, Donald Trump tells Saudi king

Also, the secrecy behind the private deal is interesting. Brent crude LCOc1 rose $1.49, or 1.8 percent, to settle at $86.29 a barrel, after hitting $86.74, its highest since October 30, 2014. "How a...

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Russian Federation completes delivery of S-300 missile system to Syria

Russian Federation completes delivery of S-300 missile system to Syria

Russia announced the S-300 delivery to Syria after the September 17 downing of a Russian reconnaissance plane by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli air strike, a friendly fire incident that stok...

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United States cancels 1955 treaty with Iran

United States cancels 1955 treaty with Iran

Critics of the move immediately spoke out and warned of potentially dire consequences. "The United States has been actively engaged on these issues without regard to any proceeding before the ICJ"...

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Indonesia rocked by volcano, days after natural disaster killed more than 1,200

Indonesia rocked by volcano, days after natural disaster killed more than 1,200

The twin disasters have left the coastal city of Palu and the adjoining areas in ruins and with a shortage of food, water, and fuel. Indonesian men survey the damage following earthquakes and a ts...

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What The FBI Is Looking For In Its Brett Kavanaugh Investigation

What The FBI Is Looking For In Its Brett Kavanaugh Investigation

A statement provided to the senate by Christine Blasey Ford's ex-boyfriend has raised serious questions about the truthfulness of her sworn testimony , in the latest twist to the ongoing Kavanaugh ...

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British PM May defends Brexit plan after dancing onto stage

British PM May defends Brexit plan after dancing onto stage

Conservative Party Leader and Prime Minister Theresa May dances as she arrives on stage to address delegates during a speech at the Conservative Party Conference at the ICC, in Birmingham . Howev...

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May appeals for party unity at ‘toughest phase’ of Brexit

May appeals for party unity at ‘toughest phase’ of Brexit

The audience included leading pro-Brexit lawmakers, a well-known political spin doctor and hedge fund billionaire Michael Hintze, a Conservative donor. "A decade after the financial crash, people need...

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France accuses Iranian intelligence services of plotting attack on exiled Opposition group

France accuses Iranian intelligence services of plotting attack on exiled Opposition group

The source added that Moghadam had ordered the attack. "We deny the accusations and forcefully condemn the Iranian diplomat's arrest and call for his immediate release", the foreign affairs ministry...

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Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford at MS rally

Chuck Grassley, the Republican chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, separately demanded in a letter to Ford's lawyers that they provide a range of materials to determine whether her allegations ...

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Rosmah arrested by MACC, to be charged for money laundering

Rosmah arrested by MACC, to be charged for money laundering

She will be brought to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court at 8am tomorrow for charges under the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001. She reportedly arrived at the MACC headquarter...

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Trump Dubious Tax Schemes Pumped Up Fortune — NY Times

Trump Dubious Tax Schemes Pumped Up Fortune — NY Times

At the least, the Times investigation does not show Donald Trump in a flattering light. On a side note, Trump's time in the White House has not made him richer . ". The New York Times can ...

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Boris Johnson lays Brexit trap for Theresa May

Boris Johnson lays Brexit trap for Theresa May

There had been speculation that the annual freeze, in place since 2010, may come to an end, with an inflation-linked rise used to pay for the £20bn in extra annual funding promised for the NHS. "We ar...

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Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford at campaign rally

It's common for sexual assault victims to remember the attack in great detail, but experience other memory gaps. He describes Ford as a "remarkable profile in courage" while calling the president "...

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Disappeared China star Fan ordered to pay $129m over taxes

Disappeared China star Fan ordered to pay $129m over taxes

Breaking her silence, Ms Fan , in a letter posted on Weibo on Wednesday , apologised for her actions. "I feel ashamed and guilty of my behaviour and wrongdoings". She has since been transferred ...

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Another Former Kavanaugh Friend Says He Lied to Senate About Alcohol Use

Another Former Kavanaugh Friend Says He Lied to Senate About Alcohol Use

Trump poked fun at himself while responding to questions about his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , who faces potentially career-destroying allegations that he abused women during heavy drinki...

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'It's a very scary time for young men in America'

'It's a very scary time for young men in America'

A vote to confirm Mr Kavanaugh has been delayed as the FBI investigates the claims, which he denies. Blumenthal announced his opposition to Kavanaugh early on in the confirmation process and has sai...

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Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford at Mississippi Rally

I don't know. The president warned about a unsafe and "damn sad situation" in the country where a man's life can be destroyed over accusations over misconduct and are assumed guilty instead of innoc...

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Trump got $413M from his father, largely from tax dodges, NYT reports

Trump got $413M from his father, largely from tax dodges, NYT reports

Charles Harder , an attorney for the president, told The Times in a statement that the report was "100% false and highly defamatory". The Times said it had unraveled a complex effort by Trump's...

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Senators Stick to Partisan Lines Over Kavanaugh Nomination

Senators Stick to Partisan Lines Over Kavanaugh Nomination

Mr Kavanaugh denies the allegations against him. Cozzolino was named last night as a bar patron injured in a September 1985 fight in New Haven, Ct., that involved Kavanaugh and four Yale University ...

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Mexico-Canada Agreement to Replace NAFTA after Last-Minute Deal

Mexico-Canada Agreement to Replace NAFTA after Last-Minute Deal

A little over a month after the US and Mexico struck a preliminary agreement on NAFTA's replacement, the USA and Canada did the same late Sunday, as hoped-the timing means outgoing Mexican Presi...

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Man held in police shootings has been in trouble with police before

Man held in police shootings has been in trouble with police before

Two police officers were shot and killed in a southern MS town during a gunfight with a 25-year-old man before dawn on Saturday, officials said. They say the officers were transported to Kings Daughte...

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In France, a racehorse really walked into a bar

In France, a racehorse really walked into a bar

There were just seven customers at the moment the horse entered. The animal tore off down the road and across a roundabout before stepping into the bar. She raced all the way to the PMU corner. Alth...

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Iran Iran launches missile, drone attacks on militants in Syria

Iran Iran launches missile, drone attacks on militants in Syria

The Ahvaz National Resistance, an Iranian ethnic Arab separatist movement, and the Islamic State have both claimed responsibility for the attack on a military parade in which 25 people were killed. ...

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Packages sent to Pentagon test positive for ricin

Packages sent to Pentagon test positive for ricin

All mail received at the Pentagon's screening facility on Monday has been "placed under quarantine and poses no threat to Pentagon personnel", officials stressed. The envelopes are being examined to d...

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Pew Survey: America's Image Worsens Under Trump

The survey showcases the sharp decline in America's image and standing overseas since Trump took office almost two years ago and began a series of unilateral trade wars and a campaign of harsh critici...

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Britain's Johnson would delay Brexit if he became PM: Sun newspaper

Britain's Johnson would delay Brexit if he became PM: Sun newspaper

Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , a rival of May's who is a likely future contender for her job, has called the prime minister's plan "preposterous" and "deranged". He was loudly clapped and c...

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Flake concerned by Kavanaugh's 'partisan' interactions at U.S. Senate hearing

Flake concerned by Kavanaugh's 'partisan' interactions at U.S. Senate hearing

Supreme Court, eight women were arrested early Tuesday morning for occupying the senator's campaign headquarters and demanding he vote against the judge's confirmation. The GOP has a narrow 51-49 majo...

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Referendum on name change of country takes place in Macedonia

Referendum on name change of country takes place in Macedonia

Only 35 percent of the 1.8 million Macedonian registered voters came out to vote in a key name referendum on Sunday, partial results showed. "I think other processes in the country can obtain legitima...

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Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on solo African trip

An AFP reporter at the airport said the former model was smiling and looked relaxed as she was entertained by a troupe of traditional drummers and dancers. Mrs Trump announced her visit at a reception...

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FBI interviews Brett Kavanaugh's friend Mark Judge as part of investigation

The Vermont senator also called for the FBI investigation to take longer than one week, citing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's decision to delay holding a hearing for Merrick Garland's nomi...

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Here's What The US Gets Out Of Trump's NAFTA Renegotiations

While it could certainly be argued that USMCA is a marginally better deal for America than NAFTA was, it is hard to argue it was worth it when the cost was blowing up a bigger trade deal that wo...

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