• US, Mexico ready to sign new NAFTA without Canada
US, Mexico ready to sign new NAFTA without Canada

The back-and-forth followed an explosive and occasionally contradictory press conference in which Trump threatened to slap new taxes on Canada's auto industry - a business sector he described as "the motherlode" - if NAFTA negotiators fail to reach a deal.

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  • North Korea says sanctions deepening mistrust against US
North Korea says sanctions deepening mistrust against US

On Wednesday, Trump said he had a good relationship with Kim but did not establish a time frame on making diplomatic progress. "Without any trust in the USA, there will be no confidence in our national security and under such circumstances, there is no way we will unilaterally disarm ourselves first".

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  • Body is believed to be of missing North Carolina boy with autism
Body is believed to be of missing North Carolina boy with autism

On Wednesday, Ian Ritch , the Maddox' father, took questions from reporters at the Greater Gaston Baptist Association in Gastonia. On Thursday, North Carolina Emergency Management teams arrived and have broaden the search area deeper into the marshlands and further east and north through the dense woods surrounding the park .

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  • SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala
SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

Religion, it must be remembered, has been used far too long as a tool to deny women an equal footing in society. The only judge who dissented on the five-judge constitution bench was Justice Indu Malhotra , who says that issues raised have serious implications for all religions.

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  • Britain's Labour Party Sees Brexit Standstill As An Opportunity
Britain's Labour Party Sees Brexit Standstill As An Opportunity

Heading a minority government , shored up by the 10 Democratic Unionist MPs from Northern Ireland, May's strongest card is that if her own members vote it down, the alternative is a possible landslide win for Corbyn and Labor in a general election .

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  • Dershowitz Says Confirmation Process Should Be Postponed For FBI Probe
Dershowitz Says Confirmation Process Should Be Postponed For FBI Probe

Flake, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, was considered a key swing vote to confirm Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Also calling for an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe was Harvard Law School scholar Alan Dershowitz , often lauded by President Donald Trump's for his criticisms of the the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 ...

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  • Donald Trump blasts Iran for sowing 'chaos, death, destruction'
Donald Trump blasts Iran for sowing 'chaos, death, destruction'

As foreign leaders are still trying to get used to an American president who isn't afraid to tell it like it is, Trump gave an impressive representation of the new direction the U.S.is taking. But the fact that the hundreds of world leaders and diplomats gathered at the United Nations assembly hall laughed at what Trump thinks he has accomplish...

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  • Fourth woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault
Fourth woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault

But Kavanaugh says he has "never done this to anyone, including her". Ford has accused Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed, trying to take off her clothes and covering her mouth when she tried to scream for help at a house party in 1982. The Kavanaugh nomination has turned into a political firestorm ahead of November congressional elections and is ...

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  • New Accuser Swetnick Says Brett Kavanaugh Lined Up for 'Gang Rapes'
New Accuser Swetnick Says Brett Kavanaugh Lined Up for 'Gang Rapes'

Later in the day on Wednesday, the written testimony for Kavanaugh's first accuser, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford was released . "I did not have sexual intercourse or anything close to sexual intercourse in high school or for many years thereafter".

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  • Kavanaugh and his accuser testify at Senate hearing
Kavanaugh and his accuser testify at Senate hearing

I am here because I believe it is my civic duty to tell you what happened to me while Brett Kavanaugh and I were in high school", Ford said . Neither the senators on the Judiciary Committee nor the American people will be able to say that they have seen enough evidence to be able to judge these claims fairly, because the claims are allergic ...

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  • Tue. 8:34 am: WH mum on whether Trump confident in Rosenstein
Tue. 8:34 am: WH mum on whether Trump confident in Rosenstein

Rosenstein and Trump, who is in NY for a United Nations meeting, had an extended conversation to discuss recent news stories about negative comments Rosenstein is reported to have made a year ago about the president, Sanders said. Some urged him to fire Rosenstein. In other cases, Trump has publicly and privately shamed staffers, pushing them to re...

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  • Kavanaugh accuser Ford offers Senate 4 people who corroborate assault claims
Kavanaugh accuser Ford offers Senate 4 people who corroborate assault claims

Indeed, even Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) implied that Republicans had hired someone else so that they wouldn't be shown on television screwing up. "The Republicans could not be nicer and more respectful to the process". And she says: 'Well it might not be him.' And there were gaps. Swetnick further alleges that she fell victim and was gang raped ...

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  • Donald Trump accuses China of interfering in USA midterm elections
Donald Trump accuses China of interfering in USA midterm elections

Mr Trump's claim comes amid an ongoing special counsel investigation into whether his campaign team colluded with Russian Federation in the 2016 United States election. Republicans who represent areas hit hard by China's retaliatory tariffs have criticized Trump's tariffs , even as they say they agree with his position that China's approach to tra...

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  • Kavanaugh says new allegations are 'ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone'
Kavanaugh says new allegations are 'ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone'

That delay and the lack of evidence to support the allegations is raising suspicions voiced Tuesday by President Donald Trump , who accused Democrats of using the women in a "con job" created to delay Kavanaugh's confirmation past the November midterm election - or kill it outright.

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  • Republicans Move Forward on Kavanaugh Nomination
Republicans Move Forward on Kavanaugh Nomination

Trump saying the woman, Deborah Ramirez , admitted she had been drinking at the college party where she says Kavanaugh exposed himself.and accused Democrats of using a "con game" to derail his bid for the Supreme Court... "The central point is that there is no precedent for this Committee to bring in outside counsel for the sole objective of shiel...

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  • Iran says key agents behind Ahvaz 'terror attack' arrested
Iran says key agents behind Ahvaz 'terror attack' arrested

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said late on September 22 that the United States "condemns all acts of terrorism and the loss of any innocent lives". The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility for the attack, but offered no clear evidence it carried out the assault. "So the Iranian government's claims aren't necessarily ...

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  • US warns Russia over missile defence for Syria
US warns Russia over missile defence for Syria

Shoigu said S-300 missiles will strongly strengthen combat capabilities of the Syrian air defense due to their jamming invulnerability and firing speed. Russian Federation will provide advanced S-300 missile systems to Syria and directly link up with the air-defence network of its Middle Eastern ally, stepping up support for the regime of Presi...

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  • How did Christine Ford not remember her
How did Christine Ford not remember her "lifelong friend" in her letter?

Ford will tell her story in the face of an impossible choice and vile bullying by Republican leadership", said Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT, a Judiciary Committee member. Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee she would be willing to appear next week. In other words, Ford expects to be believed ...

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  • Cruz, Beto Square Off at SMU in First Debate
Cruz, Beto Square Off at SMU in First Debate

The reports stated that a witness told police O'Rourke was driving at a "high rate of speed", lost control and hit a truck, careened into oncoming traffic, and then tried to drive away from the scene. Representative Beto O'Rourke speaks during a campaign rally in Plano, Texas, Sept. 15, 2018. The New York Times reported earlier this month that Mi...

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  • Will take call on bishop's arrest after interrogation: Kerala police
Will take call on bishop's arrest after interrogation: Kerala police

On Saturday, he will be produce before the Pala magistrate court, and the police would File an application before the court, for three-day police custody for some further interrogation. The bishop has denied the allegations. The nun had claimed that most of the times it was unnatural sex. When the church failed to take action on this matter, the nu...

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  • Christine Blasey Ford agrees to testify in dramatic Supreme Court confirmation showdown
Christine Blasey Ford agrees to testify in dramatic Supreme Court confirmation showdown

Ford accepts the Committee's request to provide her first-hand knowledge of Brett Kavanaugh's sexual misconduct next week", says the letter, which is signed by Ford's lawyers Lisa Banks and Debra Katz. President Trump tweeted on Friday that Ford or "her loving parents" would surely have filed a police report if the experience was as traumatic...

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  • 3D-Gun Designer And Sexual Assault Suspect Cody Wilson Arrested In Taiwan
3D-Gun Designer And Sexual Assault Suspect Cody Wilson Arrested In Taiwan

Wilson then missed a scheduled flight home on Wednesday, prompting police in Austin to seek help from the US Marshals Lone Star Fugitive Task Force. Texas and federal authorities launched an global manhunt for Wilson after learning of his whereabouts overseas and that he missed a scheduled return flight home.

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  • Trump Dismissal of Hurricane Maria Death Toll Condemned
Trump Dismissal of Hurricane Maria Death Toll Condemned

Trump has called his administration's emergency response to Maria an "unsung success" and "one of the best jobs that's ever been done". "I think it's inexplicable", Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International's secretary general, told The Associated Press during a visit to the island Thursday.

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  • Surveillance video shows moments after jogger is fatally stabbed in Washington, DC
Surveillance video shows moments after jogger is fatally stabbed in Washington, DC

She was also excited to be planning her upcoming wedding to her fiancé, Daniel Hincapie . The description is based on a grainy surveillance video from the Chinese restaurant's security camera. Police identified the suspect as 23-year-old Anthony Crawford. "This is a very isolated instance - you don't see crimes like this very much, even in t...

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  • Woman suffers serious injuries in Whitsundays shark attack
Woman suffers serious injuries in Whitsundays shark attack

They were both transported in a critical condition to Mackay Base Hospital, with the shark taking "huge chunks" from their thighs. The 12-year-old has undergone emergency surgery for massive blood loss after becoming the second shark victim in as many days in Cid Harbour.

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  • Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI Investigation
Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI Investigation

Senate Democrats, led by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, have said the hearing should not take until the Federal Bureau of Investigation has had a chance to thoroughly investigate the matter. I hope committee Republicans avoid this pitfall. Republicans are suggesting that Ford will have one chance to testify, and one chance only. Sen. Charles ...

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  • Three babies stabbed in attack in nursery in NY
Three babies stabbed in attack in nursery in NY

Victims were rushed to New York-Presbyterian/Queens Hospital. Neighbors told CBS New York they awoke early Friday morning to the sound of screams coming from the daycare. She was reportedly being treated at a hospital for a non-life-threatening wound. The victims - two little girls and a boy, plus two adults - were in stable condition Frida...

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  • Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify next week, but not Monday
Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify next week, but not Monday

Panel chairman Chuck Grassley and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have said Monday would be her chance to testify. Gillibrand also said Republicans aren't taking Ford's accusations seriously, citing a top Judiciary Committee staffer's now-deleted tweet that said Republicans are "unfazed and determined" to confirm Kavanaugh .

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  • Russia plane downing in Syria causes Russia-Israel rift
Russia plane downing in Syria causes Russia-Israel rift

The Israeli military said its jets had targeted a Syrian site that was in the process of transferring weapons to Iran-backed Hizballah militants. The Israeli command centers and the F-16s' pilots could not but see the Russian plane, which was approaching the runway from an altitude of five kilometers.

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  • McCaskill to Vote 'No' on Kavanaugh
McCaskill to Vote 'No' on Kavanaugh

If they could have found a way out of it, they would have seized it by now, but all exits have been blocked. For that matter, would Democrats even accept a probe that - as with Anita Hill's accusations against Clarence Thomas - couldn't confirm her allegation? Republicans have largely stood by Kavanaugh's denials.

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