• Elizabeth Warren Fundraises off Sexual Misconduct Allegation Against Kavanaugh
Elizabeth Warren Fundraises off Sexual Misconduct Allegation Against Kavanaugh

Christine Blasey Ford , a professor in California, has accused Kavanaugh of attempting to sexually assault her while they were at a high school party in the 1980s. Republicans have not settled on the strategy, the person familiar with the situation said, but were weighing options, including doing nothing. Key will be the views of Sens.

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  • Gunmen dressed as mariachis kill five in Mexico City
Gunmen dressed as mariachis kill five in Mexico City

It's unclear whether the shooting was motivated by gang violence, but the Times notes that a district infested with drugs and gangs lies about a mile away. Videos circulating on social media showed musicians in the plaza playing their music around the time of the shooting, without skipping a beat. Patrons continued to down tequilas and tuck int...

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  • DPRK leader greets S.Korean president at airport
DPRK leader greets S.Korean president at airport

Washington has taken a tough stance in its approach towards Pyongyang, with Trump cancelling Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to North Korea in August citing lack of action taken towards denuclearisation. "What we need to this end is mutual trust". Traveling with him are South Korean business tycoons, including Samsung scion Jay Y. Lee an...

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  • Russian Military Plane Carrying 14 Disappears Near Syrian Coast
Russian Military Plane Carrying 14 Disappears Near Syrian Coast

Russsia's Defence Ministry said the aircraft was returning to the Russian-run Hmeymim airbase in Latakia province when it disappeared from radar screens at about 11:00pm Moscow time. The strikes followed a similar attack on Damascus International Airport late Saturday, which Syrian state media also blamed on Israel. "Regime forces and militar...

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  • Imran Khan chooses Saudi Arabia for 1st foreign visit as Pakistan PM
Imran Khan chooses Saudi Arabia for 1st foreign visit as Pakistan PM

The prime minister said that the identity crisis of thousands of Bengali and Afghan immigrants is pushing them to crime. He criticised Khan for not speaking against the idea of the construction of Kalabagh Dam in his address at the event, adding that the premier's plan for introducing a master plan for the metropolis was a blatant violation of ...

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  • FEMA postpones 'Presidential Alert' system test
FEMA postpones 'Presidential Alert' system test

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is conducting a nationwide test of its Emergency Alert System (EAS ) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on Oct 3, 2018 at 2:18 PM EDT. Experts didn't appear to be too concerned that Trump, known to use his smartphone to blast opponents, berate subordinates and take shots at the news media on Twi...

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  • Russian jet disappears from radar screens near Syria
Russian jet disappears from radar screens near Syria

Syrian state media on September 4 said its air defenses had downed several Israeli missiles in the coastal province of Tartus and in central Hama. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on September 18 that the Il-20 aircraft disappeared from radar at around the same time that Israeli F-16 fighters attacked targets in the Syrian provinc...

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  • Trump orders release of classified documents in Russian Federation investigation
Trump orders release of classified documents in Russian Federation investigation

The move, celebrated by Republicans and met with sharp resistance from Democrats, could provide the clearest look yet into what Trump has repeatedly called a "witch hunt" against him. Democrats are clearly anxious about the potential consequences of this declassification, and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) condemned the move in a statement.

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  • Trump likely to announce new China tariffs as early as Monday
Trump likely to announce new China tariffs as early as Monday

Last week Trump told reporters such a move could come "very soon". The tariff level will likely be about 10 percent, below the 25 percent announced when the administration first said it was considering this round of tariffs, the newspaper said, quoting people familiar with the matter.

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  • Elon Musk sued by British diver he accused of being a pedophile
Elon Musk sued by British diver he accused of being a pedophile

The lawsuit seeks $75,000 (£57,000) in compensation and an injunction against Mr Musk to stop further allegations. Vernon Unsworth sued over Mr Musk's reference to him in a July 15 tweet as a "pedo guy" , a comment for which Mr Musk later apologised .

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  • Outside groups dig in as allegation roils Kavanaugh nomination
Outside groups dig in as allegation roils Kavanaugh nomination

Prof Ford's lawyer, Debra Katz, said: "She's willing to do what she needs to do". She said that she told her story then, while in couple's therapy, to her therapist and her husband. Flake went as far as to say he was "not comfortable" voting for Kavanaugh for the time being. The panel's vote on Mr Kavanaugh is at present scheduled for Thursday.

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  • Turkey, Russia cooperation to be hope for region: Erdoğan
Turkey, Russia cooperation to be hope for region: Erdoğan

The two leaders agreed to create a buffer zone in the province to separate Syrian government troops from rebel forces, with Turkish and Russian soldiers patrolling the zone to ensure it is respected. "The Turkish and United States serious pressures were the reason behind Russian Federation abstaining from the offensive and offering an air cover whi...

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  • Looters arrested as Florence wreaks havoc in North Carolina
Looters arrested as Florence wreaks havoc in North Carolina

During a driving rain, Maggie Belgie of The Cajun Navy, carries a child evacuating a flooding trailer community during Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, North Carolina, U.S. There is this one shark photo without which hurricanes and floods can not wreak havoc in the US. He said that on Saturday morning, the floodwaters around his home had droppe...

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  • Is Obama’s Return Good Or Bad For Democrats?
Is Obama’s Return Good Or Bad For Democrats?

Obama is rallying for the reelection of Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey, according to a press release from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party. On that trip, the former president will campaign for Pennsylvania Sen. Because you are the only check on bad policy, you are the only real check on abuses of power.

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  • US will never present Middle East peace plan
US will never present Middle East peace plan

Even before its disclosure, the USA -drafted plan, about which Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House advisor, was a key architect, has drawn doubts and been rejected by the Palestinian side, as Washington's neutral stance as a mediator has been seriously questioned following its pro-Israel moves.

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  • Kavanaugh Accuser Willing To Testify If Asked
Kavanaugh Accuser Willing To Testify If Asked

Ms Ford, now a clinical psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California, said she was able to get away after a friend of Mr Kavanaugh's, who was in the room, intervened. Ford's decision to share her story, and now that she has, it is in the hands of the FBI to conduct an investigation". The accusation has threatened to complicate his n...

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  • UK PM May cautions: Alternative to my Brexit deal is no deal
UK PM May cautions: Alternative to my Brexit deal is no deal

This comes against the backdrop of the fact that Prime Minister Theresa May is yet to get approval for her Brexit plans. Meanwhile, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson fired his latest attack on her plan in his weekly newspaper column, claiming it would usher in "foreign rule" for the first time since the Norman conquest in the 11th cent...

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  • Israeli Destroys Boeing After Damascus Landing, Claimed Carrying Iranian-Loaded Weapons
Israeli Destroys Boeing After Damascus Landing, Claimed Carrying Iranian-Loaded Weapons

Hussein Dabboul, a Member of Parliament from Aleppo, a north Syrian city near the edges of the self-administration zone, said the the SDC was "linked to foreign powers and to the United States, and it has certain objectives and targets". No information about damage or casualties on the ground is available so far. Israel's Channel 2 reported t...

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  • 'This woman will be heard' - White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser
'This woman will be heard' - White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser

That's where she says Kavanagh attacked her. "Christine Blasey Ford courageously stepped forward to tell her story - it is a credible and serious allegation". In an interview, her husband, Russell Ford, said that in the 2012 sessions, she recounted being trapped in a room with two drunken boys, one of whom pinned her to a bed, molested her an...

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  • Warning over needles in strawberries
Warning over needles in strawberries

The Queensland police commissioner, Ian Stewart , said the investigation was complicated by the vast web of supply chains. The needles in strawberry crisis has taken a sinister turn, with authorities suggesting there may now be copycat incidents.

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