• 'Tremendous victory': Trump celebrates Kavanaugh win
'Tremendous victory': Trump celebrates Kavanaugh win

Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) said that she opposes Kavanaugh because of his temperament. Kavanaugh strenuously denied all of the allegations. Kavanaugh's confirmation leaves the Senate traumatized with Republicans and Democrats as estranged as at any time in recent memory, reflecting the cavernous divides in the country itself during a presidency ...

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  • Trump faces kickback after claiming Kavanaugh protesters financed by Soros
Trump faces kickback after claiming Kavanaugh protesters financed by Soros

Don't fall for it! "Also, look at all of the professionally made identical signs". Paid for by Soros and others. Flake on Friday voted in favor of moving Kavanaugh's confirmation forward after indicating Thursday he was satisfied with the FBI's probe.

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  • Skripal attack: Second Salisbury suspect 'decorated' officer
Skripal attack: Second Salisbury suspect 'decorated' officer

Bellingcat's findings also cast doubt on Russia's claims that Boshirov and Petrov were civilians and that the government had no knowledge of the Skripal attack. Last month, the United Kingdom charged the two Russians with conspiracy to murder and attempted murder. The Skripals were found unconscious on March 4 on a bench in the southern Engl...

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  • Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army
Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army

The businesses in the Barkan Industrial Park , located near Ariel, employ some 8,000 people, approximately half of them Israelis and the other half Palestinians. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said the assailant entered the factory shortly before 08:00 local time (05:00 GMT), armed with a homemade sub-machine gun known as a " Carlo ".

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  • Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married at family’s ME compound
Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married at family’s ME compound

Laura had a family-only wedding at the family's Kennebunkport, Maine , home, and was surrounded by her nearest and dearest including her parents and twin sister, Jenna Bush Hager . Bush Hager served as matron of honor, and her daughters, Margaret, 5, and Poppy , 3, were flower girls along with Coyne's niece, Emma, 5. "And at one point we were al...

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  • Limo crash kills 20 people in upstate NY
Limo crash kills 20 people in upstate NY

Police said Sunday that 20 people were killed in a two-vehicle crash on Saturday in upstate NY. It is the deadliest transportation accident since February 2009, when Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed near Buffalo, New York , killing 50 people, Mr Sumwalt said.

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  • Hurricane Michael expected to strengthen as it approaches Florida
Hurricane Michael expected to strengthen as it approaches Florida

Hurricane Michael is just days away from making landfall in Florida, and later this week, it could bring between one to four inches of rain to parts of southern New England, forecasters said. The chance for tropical storm-force winds in Volusia and Flagler counties ranges from 20 to 40 percent as the storm moves northward to the west, the Nationa...

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  • China Tells the USA to Stop Criticizing Beijing's Policies
China Tells the USA to Stop Criticizing Beijing's Policies

Chairman Kim said he's ready to allow them to come in. It added that the two sides agreed on holding working negotiations for the second North Korean-U.S. Pompeo, however, played down the differences. And so there'll be tactical places where we'll have debates and disagreements, that is a necessary component of getting to the best deliverable.

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  • France opens probe over missing Interpol president
France opens probe over missing Interpol president

Meng, 64, was elected to run Interpol , an global police cooperation organization in 2016. He was named chief of Interpol in 2016 and his term is due to run until 2020. Reports from April said Meng had been relieved of his position as a member of the party committee at the Ministry of Public Security, with no explanation given.

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  • N calls emergency CEC meeting over Shehbaz Sharif’s arrest
N calls emergency CEC meeting over Shehbaz Sharif’s arrest

Sharif went to the court for questioning in another corruption case involving a water purification scheme but instead was arrested on the housing project warrant. Saaf Pani company is one of the 56 public limited companies which PMLN created in Pakistan's Punjab after assuming power in the province in 2013. Syed Khursheed Shah while terming the a...

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  • Palace: PH to assist quake-hit Indonesia
Palace: PH to assist quake-hit Indonesia

Hoax warnings have proliferated since the magnitude 7.5 quake and tsunami on Friday, and the national disaster agency has asked people to only rely on credible sources of information. Haq told reporters at United Nations headquarters in NY that water is the main issue because most of the water supply infrastructure has been damaged.

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  • Justice Dept. announces charges against 7 Russian operatives for cyber attacks
Justice Dept. announces charges against 7 Russian operatives for cyber attacks

They've been charged with offences including computer hacking, wire fraud, identity theft and money laundering. "The Government of Canada assesses with high confidence that the Russian military's intelligence arm, the GRU, was responsible for this incident".

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  • China tight-lipped on disappeared Interpol chief
China tight-lipped on disappeared Interpol chief

French officials said that members of Meng's family have not heard from him since he departed from the French city of Lyon on September 25, according to a report from the BBC . "He did not disappear in France", the source told AFP . Meng was taken into custody immediately upon his arrival in China last week for questioning by authorities, th...

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  • Passion, chaos as Kavanaugh confirmation vote nears
Passion, chaos as Kavanaugh confirmation vote nears

Eastern time Friday. Manchin said Friday he would not speak about his decision until the final vote occurs. A vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation is expected on Saturday after the FBI completed a supplemental background investigation of Kavanaugh and the new claims against him.

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  • Key Republicans hit out at Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser - Ireland
Key Republicans hit out at Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser - Ireland

At a rally in MS on Tuesday night, Trump delivered an impression of Ford's testimony before Congress, mocking her for not remembering details about the night she claims she was sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh. "So President Trump went through a factual rendition, that I didn't particularly like, and I would tell him to knock it off". "There's n...

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  • WADA targeted by Russian military intelligence service GRU, says United Kingdom government
WADA targeted by Russian military intelligence service GRU, says United Kingdom government

Britain and the Netherlands have accused Russia of running a global campaign of cyber-attacks to undermine democracies, including a thwarted attempt to hack into the United Nations chemical weapons watchdog while it was analysing a Russian poison used to attack a spy.

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  • Britain’s PM Theresa May dances onto stage
Britain’s PM Theresa May dances onto stage

Awkwardly pumping her arms in the air and spinning around, the British prime minister took a moment to poke fun at herself before starting her speech at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham . Her dance moves on previous occasions led to a huge meme-fest and this time too it was no different. The prime minister's speech comes amid moun...

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  • US Senate Could Hold Final Kavanaugh Vote Saturday
US Senate Could Hold Final Kavanaugh Vote Saturday

Kavanaugh is a Roman Catholic who has said religion is an important part of his life. White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday echoed the president's newly aggressive approach. The agency has also spoken to a second woman, Deborah Ramirez, who has claimed Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a Yale party when both were freshmen.

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  • Theresa May seeks to play down significance of Johnson’s arrival at conference
Theresa May seeks to play down significance of Johnson’s arrival at conference

A Lancaster House-style Brexit would be a "win-win" for both Britain and the EU, Mr Johnson said. "So just in case anyone, anywhere, was in any doubt at all, let me say it loud and clear: The Conservative Party is, and always will be, the party of business".

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation report looms as senators slam Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser
Federal Bureau of Investigation report looms as senators slam Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser

With Republicans holding a thin 51-49 majority and five senators, including three Republicans, not committed to approving Kavanaugh, the conservative jurist's prospects of Senate confirmation remained murky. "I had one beer!" he said, impersonating Ford. White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday echoed the president's newly aggressiv...

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  • Republicans deplore Trump mocking Brett Kavanaugh accuser
Republicans deplore Trump mocking Brett Kavanaugh accuser

The footage angered netizens as the president's stance on Ford's testimony was contradictory to his assessment last week, when he claimed her testimony "was very compelling". At a political rally in MS on Tuesday night, Trump mocked Ford's testimony about the alleged assault in Maryland in 1982 when she was 15 and Kavanaugh was 17.

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  • If The FBI Finds Nothing, Most Americans Want Kavanaugh Confirmed
If The FBI Finds Nothing, Most Americans Want Kavanaugh Confirmed

The letter went on: "This afternoon, we learned of media reports that the Federal Bureau of Investigation does not intend to interview either Dr Ford or Judge Kavanaugh". He and Kavanaugh were classmates at Georgetown Preparatory School, an elite private school outside Washington . "Despite these efforts, we have received no response from ...

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  • Macedonians voting on changing country's name to North Macedonia
Macedonians voting on changing country's name to North Macedonia

Polls opened at 7am (0500 GMT) and are to close at 7pm in the referendum on whether to accept or reject the deal. The critics included President Gjorge Ivanov, who called the agreement with Greece a "flagrant violation of sovereignty". The name deal has inflamed nationalist passions inside Macedonia, where many opponents of the current governme...

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  • Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on solo African trip
Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on solo African trip

Mrs. Trump also cradled an infant and declared the baby a "beautiful boy" as she handed him back to his mother. The first lady will promote the " Be Best " initiative which covers issues of children's well-being during her tour. Her visit to the country is buoyed by efforts of Ghana's First Lady through the works of the Rebecca Foundation for wom...

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  • Democratic senator 'satisfied' with FBI investigation of Kavanaugh allegation
Democratic senator 'satisfied' with FBI investigation of Kavanaugh allegation

The White House has instructed the FBI to interview anyone it considers necessary in its background investigation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh - so long as the review is done by the end of the week. He said the "goal" of Mitchell's hiring was to "de-politicize the process and get to the truth, instead of grandstanding and giving senat...

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  • US consulate in Iraq shuts down over Iran-linked threat
US consulate in Iraq shuts down over Iran-linked threat

Pompeo said the United States would hold Iran responsible for any harm to its citizens or facilities and accused Tehran of failing to prevent recent rocket attacks directed at the American consulate, the BBC said. Although some personnel could remain on the diplomatic compound, the move is believed to effectively close the consulate, at least t...

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  • In Memo, Outside Prosecutor Pokes Holes in Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony
In Memo, Outside Prosecutor Pokes Holes in Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony

Leaving the hearing on Friday, Senator Dick Durbin, a Democrat from IL, said it was his understanding there would be an FBI investigation of "the outstanding allegations, the three of them", but Republicans have not said whether that was their understanding as well.

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  • Sen. Lindsey Graham got really, really mad at the Kavanaugh hearing
Sen. Lindsey Graham got really, really mad at the Kavanaugh hearing

Graham, speaking about his "yes" votes for Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor, made clear he would "never do to them what you have done to this guy", rebuking the Democrats of their treatment of Kavanaugh. But Senate Democrats argue one week may not be enough time, with some saying they're concerned that the White House may be...

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  • US, Mexico, Canada agree on free trade pact to replace NAFTA
US, Mexico, Canada agree on free trade pact to replace NAFTA

President Donald Trump (L) announces a deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) at the White House in Washington , Aug. 27, 2018. The trade imbalance would change, Trump said in June during a press conference at the Group of Seven (G7) summit in Canada. Key U.S. lawmakers have called for the three-nation format to co...

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  • Global Power Politics Affect Afghanistan, Pakistan: Qureshi
Global Power Politics Affect Afghanistan, Pakistan: Qureshi

She called for the early adoption of "one of the necessary measures in a long running war", the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism, which was proposed by India in 1996 and has been stalled because of United Nations members can't agree on a definition of terrorism.

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