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Eric Holder Questions Legitimacy of Supreme Court


Despite weeks of protests and multiple sexual assault allegations , Brett Kavanaugh will take his place as the 114th justice of the United States Supreme Court. President Donald Trump said Monday he was apologizing on behalf of the whole country to his new conservative Supreme Court justice after one of the most contentious confirmation processes in U.S. Read More »

Meng under investigation: China breaks silence on Interpol director disappearance


It did not say why. Meng's wife said he had traveled back to China for work, after a visit to the Nordics. Adding to the mystery, the global police agency tweeted Sunday night that it received Meng's resignation and that Kim Jong Yang of South Korea, a vice president representing Asia on Interpol's executive committee, would serve as acting president until Interpol's general assembly picks a permanent president next month. Read More »

Murkowski to vote no on Kavanaugh


Rice tweeted a little later that she was "not making any announcements" but was "deeply disappointed" by Collins' vote. By Friday afternoon, the sole remaining undeclared senator was Joe Manchin , a West Virginia Democrat. Deborah Ramirez, the second woman to come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh , has released a statement criticizing the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Senate's response to the allegations. Read More »

First lady Melania Trump brings "Be Best" campaign to Malawi school


Melenia Trump's visit to Africa could be made hard because of the past actions and words of her husband President Donald Trump reportedly used a vulgar and insulting term to describe African nations. One of the protestors told The Maravi Post that Trump's wife visit to Malawi will make a difference to her husband decision over African countries health well-fare. Read More »

Interpol makes official request to China for info on missing president


Before being elected head of Interpol in November 2016, Meng Hongwei was vice minister of public security in China, which critics say gave him control over the secret police. "France is puzzled about the situation of Interpol's president and concerned about the threats made to his wife", the ministry said. Police in Lyon , the French city in which Interpol is based, had earlier launched their own investigation into Meng's disappearance after his wife reported him missing . Read More »

Maine GOP Chairwoman: Susan Collins and Her Staff Bullied by Leftists

Nadler's comments are likely to be seized on by Republicans, who have accused Democrats of waging a campaign to discredit Kavanaugh at all costs. Republicans hold a slim 51-49 majority in the Senate. If the vote somehow becomes 50-50 on Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence would break the tie in favor of Kavanaugh. US Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks to reporters after a cloture vote for the nomination of Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court , at the US ... Read More »

Peace talks commence on Korean peninsula


Both Pompeo and Trump spoke about a second North Korean summit in positive terms last week in NY, while attending the United Nations General Assembly . National Foundation Day, also known as gaecheonjeol, is celebrated on October 3 in both the South and North to mark the establishment of the first Korean kingdom, Gojoseon, in 2333 B.C. Read More »

Key Senators Undecided As Senate Poised To Vote On Kavanaugh

However, Murkowski also disclosed that though she is "a no" on Kavanaugh, she will vote "present" on Saturday in deference to Kavanaugh-supporting Montana Sen. As the lone Republican to vote against cloture, it would be very odd for her to then vote for his confirmation. Referring to the judge's sworn response to Ford's testimony, Markey said, "We heard anger". Read More »

Kavanaugh cruises toward confirmation, bolstered by Collins and Manchin


Republicans hold a bare 51-49 majority in the Senate. In outlining her argument, Collins argued that while she believes that Christine Blasey Ford , who testified last month before the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the early 1980s, "is a survivor of a sexual assault ", she does not believe that the allegation was corroborated. Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh: Hundreds arrested in Supreme Court protest


The controversy over Kavanaugh's nomination comes ahead of November congressional elections in which Trump's Republican Party will battle to keep control of Congress. The President took to Twitter Thursday to blast the "totally uncorroborated allegations!" The FBI's report, which was delivered to Capitol Hill in the wee hours of Thursday morning (Oct 4), is being kept in a secure room known as a SCIF - a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility - located in the underground visitor's ... Read More »

US, Chinese unease as Putin seeks India arms deals


Almost 70 percent of India's present-day defense equipment was procured from Russian Federation, according to India's Defense Ministry. Moscow has been negotiating to sell the S-400 long-range surface-to-air missiles to India for months. Read More »

Brexit Talks: May defends Brexit plan, hits back at critics


Dancing onto the stage in the city of Birmingham to ABBA's " Dancing Queen " and a standing ovation, May poked fun at herself after her dance moves were mocked on a trip to Africa and after last year's conference when her speech was disrupted by a coughing fit, a stage intruder and a collapsing background set. Read More »

Theresa May's Dancing Queen routine compared to David Brent


Theresa May dances on to the stage at the Conservative Party Conference . She's dancing again. Oh Lord! We're sorry to break it to you, but we don't make the rules - ABBA's seminal 1976 hit, " Dancing Queen ", has been ruined thanks to Theresa May and her freaky entrance at this year's Conservative Party conference . Read More »

Saudi King would not last 'two weeks' in power without U.S. support


Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV reported that the pair discussed efforts to maintain supplies to ensure the stability of the oil market and the growth of the global economy. Trump has repeatedly vaunted the might of the USA military and the country's role as the "protector". The comments come just days after Trump complained that Washington was "subsidising" Saudi Arabia's military , echoing similar jibes at European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance. Read More »

White House transcript misquoted Trump on 'never thinking'


She was called upon by Trump to pose a question with Trump immediately commenting, "She's shocked that I picked her. Like in a state of shock", he said. However, the new deal was overshadowed by Trump's comment aimed toward a female reporter after opening the floor to questions. After the president's jab, Vega took to Twitter to say she was going to keep doing her job. Read More »