Senate Republicans Are Setting Up The Final Vote On Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

The audience laughed as the president said: "Thirty-six years ago this happened: I had one beer!" But 84 per cent of Republicans - including more than 8 in 10 Republican men and women - said Kavanaugh should be confirmed. But White House counselo... More..

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Donald Trump: ‘it’s a very scary time for young men in America’
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Donald Trump: ‘it’s a very scary time for young men in America’

Meanwhile, the Federal Bureau of Investigation aims to complete its supplemental background check into the allegations of sexual misconduct made against Kavanaugh by the end of this week, and as Senate Majori...More..

'Chuck Chequers': Boris Johnson denounces May's Brexit plan at party gathering
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

'Chuck Chequers': Boris Johnson denounces May's Brexit plan at party gathering

Theresa May says she wasn't watching Boris Johnson's speech. Mr Johnson made no open suggestion he would challenge Ms May, saying the party must back one of her earlier Brexit plans which he says she has di...More..

Indonesia Quake-tsunami Death Toll Rises To 384
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Indonesia Quake-tsunami Death Toll Rises To 384

President Joko Widodo visited Palu on Sunday to inspect the rescue. "The death toll is believed to be still increasing, since many bodies were still under the wreckage, while many have not been reached", said...More..

USMCA latest in 'death by a thousand cuts,' dairy producers say
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

USMCA latest in 'death by a thousand cuts,' dairy producers say

The ceiling has been significantly raised on how many cars Canada can export to the US before the Trump administration can hypothetically impose tariffs on those exports. Early Monday, U.S. stocks rallied on t...More..

Flake pushes for ‘real’ investigation of Brett Kavanaugh allegations
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Flake pushes for ‘real’ investigation of Brett Kavanaugh allegations

Democrats and Republicans have argued about whether a week is enough time to carry out a thorough investigation. Senator Flake's remarks shocked his Republican colleagues, who were hoping to quickly push a...More..

South, North Korea Begin Removing Landmines from Border
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

South, North Korea Begin Removing Landmines from Border

On Monday, South Korean army engineers with demining equipment were deployed to the border village of Panmunjom and another frontline area called "Arrow Head Hill" where the Koreas plan their first joint sear...More..

Inside the waterlogged Air Niugini plane that crashed in Micronesia
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Inside the waterlogged Air Niugini plane that crashed in Micronesia

However, he then disappeared and local authorities and the airline are searching for him. The passengers managed to escape from the plane, and locals arrived shortly on small boats to assist with the rescue o...More..

Sequelae, norepinephrine, epinephrine: Christine Blasey Ford uses science to describe her assault
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Sequelae, norepinephrine, epinephrine: Christine Blasey Ford uses science to describe her assault

At one point in Thursday's hearing, Kavanaugh made reference to the former president's predicament from 20 years ago, when he was impeached by the US House of Representatives but later acquitted by the Senate. ...More..

Canada Likely to Reach Nafta Accord Sunday, Announcement Is ‘Imminent’
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Canada Likely to Reach Nafta Accord Sunday, Announcement Is ‘Imminent’

To placate Trump, Mexico agreed in August to provisions that would require 40 percent to 45 percent of a vehicle be built in countries where auto workers earn at least $16 an hour to qualify for NAFTA's d...More..

Swaraj blames Pakistan for sabotaging peace talks in UN speech
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Swaraj blames Pakistan for sabotaging peace talks in UN speech

She also called upon the world body to pass the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) to end Pakistan sponsored terrorism. "He also called on the secretary-general to play his role in the...More..

ABC Chairman Justin Milne Resigns
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

ABC Chairman Justin Milne Resigns

Ms Guthrie , a former Google executive, said she was "devastated" by her sacking and would consider taking legal action. And, as always, my interests, my aim, has been to look after the interests of the corpor...More..

China meddling in USA midterms against my administration
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

China meddling in USA midterms against my administration

Beijing was quick to respond, urging Washington to stop slandering China and claiming that the Chinese government does not interfere in other countries' internal affairs. President Donald Trump called out China...More..

At least 384 killed in Indonesian quake, tsunami
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

At least 384 killed in Indonesian quake, tsunami

The figure is from the hard-hit city of Palu alone, where hundreds of people are injured and thousands of homes damaged or destroyed. At least 540 people had been badly injured as hospitals struggled to cop...More..

Efforts By Nations To Bypass Sanctions Against Iran Counterproductive
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Efforts By Nations To Bypass Sanctions Against Iran Counterproductive

National security adviser John Bolton has warned Iran of " hell to pay " if it harms USA citizens or allies. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters in Algiers that he does not influence prices...More..

Search continues for missing North Carolina boy with autism
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Search continues for missing North Carolina boy with autism

Some officers appeared visibly shaken at news the search had come to a tragic end. The father who lost track of his autistic son during a visit to a Gastonia, North Carolina, park said Wednesday he's overwh...More..

Criminalising adultery is unconstitutional and arbitrary, rules Supreme Court
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Criminalising adultery is unconstitutional and arbitrary, rules Supreme Court

By striking down the criminal offence of adultery , the Supreme Court has not rendered adultery legal. "Married women are not a special case for the goal of prosecution for adultery ". "What is the sanc...More..

Bolton warns Iran that U.S. 'will come after you'
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Bolton warns Iran that U.S. 'will come after you'

Rouhani also referred to the laughter in the General Assembly audience on Tuesday when Trump in his speech boasted of America's economy and what he described as unprecedented achievements by his administration....More..

Russia To Supply S-300 To Syria Within 2 Weeks
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Russia To Supply S-300 To Syria Within 2 Weeks

Russian Federation announced on Monday it would send its advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria after losing a spy plane to errant Syrian air defense fire. "Unfortunately, the Russians have stated th...More..

Plane crashes into Pacific after missing island runway
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Plane crashes into Pacific after missing island runway

He said he has yet to see a passenger manifest, but he understands at least 30 passengers and 10 crew members were aboard. Videos posted to social media show rescue boats attending the scene, helping passenge...More..