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Brett Kavanaugh 'involved in bar brawl after UB40 gig'


September 27, 2018. He said he did not want the probe to become a "witch hunt" and that it should be completed quickly. Trump asked toward the end of a lengthy and free-wheeling press availability in the Rose Garden that revealed his frustrations at the drawn-out process. Read More »

Flake vows to vote 'no' if Kavanaugh lied


Trump and Senate Republicans have instructed the FBI to investigate it and any other "credible allegations" against him, but the president also said "speed" was important in the process. Ramirez, who alleges Kavanaugh exposed himself and subjected her to unwanted physical contact while both were at Yale in the early 1980s, has reportedly met with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

United States and Canada claim victory as NAFTA saved at the last

Mr Trump said the deal was a victory for farmers, auto workers and the USA manufacturing industry: "It means far more American jobs, and these are high-quality jobs". He has adopted an "America First" policy and launched a trade war against China , as well as imposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Mexico and Canada. Read More »

Church yields bodies as Indonesia toll expected to rise


Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency, told the BBC that the tsunami detector buoys - 21 floating devices connected to deep-sea sensors - weren't working. "I could see my father still embracing my sister", Setiwan said Monday, recounting the devastating moment he found the pair entombed in mud near their home in the Indonesian city of Palu . Read More »

GOP senators demand probe of Feinstein’s office after Kavanaugh accusations


Cotton said on "Face the Nation" that Feinstein and other Democrats are to blame if the political furor over Ford's accusations causes women to be more fearful about reporting sexual assault , reported Politico. Continuing her streak of playing white southern Republicans, Kate McKinnon put on a suit, a prosthetic turkey neck, and sharpened up her index finger to challenge U.S. Read More »

Micronesia air crash turns fatal as passenger's body found


The fleet includes Boeing 767 and 737 jets for global routes, according to the airline, as well as Fokker F-100 aircraft, Q400 and Dash 8 aircraft for challenging local terrain. "At this point, it is still unclear whether the aircraft overshot the end of the runway or ditched in the lagoon before reaching the runway", JACDEC said. Read More »

European Union announces legal entity to maintain business with Iran


Only US President Donald Trump , who chaired the session, spoke against the deal known as the JCPOA and appeared isolated as a result, Rouhani said . German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told reporters there was "strong unity" with Iran on minimising the impact of United States sanctions. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an anti-Iran summit in NY on September 25, 2018 . Read More »

U.S. slaps sanctions on wife of Venezuelan President Maduro


Last year, the White House responded to a similar request by saying such a meeting would take place if the country returned to democracy. He seemed totally unconcerned about the calls on Wednesday from six countries - Argentina, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay and Peru - for the International Criminal Court to probe him for crimes against humanity. Read More »

Ford on why she decided to take a polygraph test


One take away that stands out is Dr. Ford speaking on remembering being laughed at by Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge during the attack. She said further that over a series of parties, she saw Kavanaugh "consistently engage in excessive drinking and inappropriate contact of a sexual nature with women during the early 1980s". Read More »

Passenger plane lands in ocean after overshooting runway


An Air Niugini passenger plane was sinking in the ocean on September 28 after the plane landed before reaching the air strip at Chuuk Airport in Micronesia. The aircraft was enroute to Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea, the outlet reported. It is believed that the Boeing 737-800 was capable of carrying upto 160 people, but BNO News reported numbers of injured or fatalities were now unclear. Read More »

The most memorable moments from Christine Blasey Ford's testimony

Over the past few days, other false and uncorroborated accusations have been aired. "These are last-minute smears, pure and simple". During the hearing, Donald Trump Jr. President Donald Trump has nominated Mr Kavanaugh for a vacancy on the Supreme Court, the body that has the final word on key issues like abortion and same-sex marriage. Read More »

Criminal Act Of Adultery Overturned In India


Any discrimination shall invite the wrath of the Constitution, the Chief Justice said. . Besides, there is no data to back claims that abolition of adultery as a crime would result in "chaos in sexual morality" or an increase of divorce. Read More »

Trump tells UN Security Council Iran must never gain a nuclear weapon


But, Mr Trump noted, the United States has recently begun to reimpose sanctions on the country and regime, and said another round of sanctions will go into effect on November 5. Iran has banned imports of mostly non-essential and luxury items since June as the government tries to prevent foreign currency from leaving the country. Read More »

"UN Wasn't Laughing At Me, They Were Laughing With Me", Says Trump


The five remaining parties to the 2015 accord - France, Britain, Germany, China and Russian Federation - agreed during a meeting in NY late Monday to set up a payment system to preserve business ties with Iran despite USA sanctions. "He wants to see things happen for North Korea that are great", Trump said. Trump said the United States "will not be taken advantage of any longer", criticizing how he believed other nations had ripped the U.S. Read More »

Trump Tells UN China Seeks to Interfere in Midterm Elections


US President Donald Trump admitted his friendship with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping could be over on Wednesday as he accused Beijing of undermining his prospects in upcoming elections. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he'd prefer to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by creating two separate states, re-aligning himself with the traditional USA position on an eventual peace deal. Read More »

New Accuser Says Kavanaugh Was Present at Sexual Attacks in High School


Now we have the most shocking allegation yet, courtesy of Michael Avenatti, known to the world as Stormy Daniels's lawyer. Speaking to reporters at the United Nations this morning, President Trump said about Brett M. "But I have never done that to her or to anyone", he will say on Thursday as per the prepared testimony. The latest allegation comes from a woman named Julie Swetnick , who attended Gaithersburg High School in Maryland. Read More »

Kavanaugh protests escalate, over 120 arrested on Capitol Hill


Sanders, however, said the "absolutely appalling and disgusting" behavior of Democratic lawmakers who have opposed Kavanaugh has turned the confirmation process into a "huge public circus". Character witnesses from Kavanaugh's youth withdrawing support and calling for a full investigation should raise some serious red flags. About 300 students participated in the protests on campus, and 115 others traveled to Washington to demonstrate, said John Gonzalez, a second-year law student who ... Read More »