• Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on last details
Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on last details

She has reached a tentative agreement to testify about her experience before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Christine Blasey Ford's attorney did not actually agree to any specific terms, but she and her client got the headlines they wanted: Ford is coming to tell her story .

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify next week
Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify next week

That's according to a person briefed on the matter who isn't authorized to discuss it by name. "They have also refused to invite other witnesses who are essential for a fair hearing that arrives at the truth about the sexual assault", the statement continued.

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  • Iran's president blames U.S. after attack on military parade
Iran's president blames U.S. after attack on military parade

It was the deadliest such attack in Iran in almost a decade. "They are funded by Saudi Arabia and attempted to cast a shadow over the Iranian armed forces". Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Saturday the terrorist attack in Ahvaz was the continuation of plots hatched by USA stooges in the region to create ...

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  • Florence regroups as Tropical Storm Kirk; slim chance for Carolina repeat
Florence regroups as Tropical Storm Kirk; slim chance for Carolina repeat

Kirk is the eleventh named storm of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season. It's 415 miles east-northeast of the Windward Islands and had maximum sustained winds of 30 mph. There are disorganized thunderstorms associated with this low pressure, but dry air, and stronger upper level winds cloud limit formation for the rest of the weekend.

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  • All 27 European Union leaders believe current Brexit trade plan
All 27 European Union leaders believe current Brexit trade plan "will not work"

With the Chequers plan facing resistance from the European Union and a bitterly divided Conservative Party, a no-deal Brexit remains a potential outcome. "It was clear today that we need substantial progress by October and that we then aim to finalise everything in November", Merkel said. "I believe this (Chequers) is the right proposal bec...

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  • Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes
Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes

President Trump announced the new tariffs on Monday. Unlike the first two rounds of tariffs totaling $50 billion, the new taxes launched by Trump would more directly hit American consumers. MIR manufactures in Denmark and counts the United States and China as its biggest markets. Fang Xinghai, vice-chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Co...

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  • Rosenstein Denies NYT Report: The Story Is ‘Inaccurate and Factually Incorrect’
Rosenstein Denies NYT Report: The Story Is ‘Inaccurate and Factually Incorrect’

In his interview Pompeo, formerly the Central Intelligence Agency director, said he had " told it to junior folks at the Central Intelligence Agency, and the state department: we need everyone who's engaged in helping achieve President Trump's mission".

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  • 3D printed gun advocate Cody Wilson arrested in Taiwan
3D printed gun advocate Cody Wilson arrested in Taiwan

On September 19th a warrant for Wilson's arrest was filed in Travis County, Texas for the alleged sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl. The victim met Wilson on sugardaddymeet.com, a website that bills itself as the "Best Sugar Daddy Dating Site for Attractive Women and Wealthy Men Seeking Mutually Beneficial Relationships".

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  • We have no role in selection of Reliance Defence for Rafale deal
We have no role in selection of Reliance Defence for Rafale deal

The statement attributed to Hollande, who was speaking in French, was translated for The Telegraph by Basabi Pal, head of the French department at Chandernagore Government College in Hooghly, and Sudeshna Banerjee, a journalist with this newspaper.

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  • Uganda's pop star politician vows to fight on
Uganda's pop star politician vows to fight on

A seemingly more determined Bobi Wine said that seeking asylum overseas due to fear of threats on his life is not among the options he hopes to undertake, but rather emphasised that he will stay in Uganda and fight on until him or his children get the freedom.

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  • Female friends defend Kavanaugh against sexual assault allegation
Female friends defend Kavanaugh against sexual assault allegation

Susan Collins, R-Maine, said on Wednesday that she thinks the committee must look into the allegations by Christine Blasey Ford , who says Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her three decades ago. Ford", Katz said. Sarah Fagen, a former colleague of Kavanaugh's from the George W. Bush administration, asserted the women felt compelled to stand with t...

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  • Trump Dismissal of Hurricane Maria Death Toll Condemned
Trump Dismissal of Hurricane Maria Death Toll Condemned

Researchers at George Washington University concluded last month that almost 3,000 Puerto Ricans were killed by the storm, comparing normal mortality on the island with the number who died in the months after the hurricane. But Trump rejected the figure, saying on Twitter a week ago, "3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto ...

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  • Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8
Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8

Early reports Saturday described the assailants as "Takifiri gunmen", a term previously used to describe the Islamic State group. There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack in the city of Ahvaz. On June 7, 2017, 17 people were killed and dozens wounded in simultaneous attacks in Tehran on parliament and on the tomb of revolution...

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  • Republicans make counteroffer to Kavanaugh's accuser
Republicans make counteroffer to Kavanaugh's accuser

So I thought that the president's tweet was completely inappropriate and wrong, ' she said. Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME, who hasn't declared support for Kavanaugh, called the remark "appalling". But it seemed nearly certain that Kavanaugh would testify last, a position attorneys believe is advantageous because it allows a rebuttal of any ch...

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  • Kerala: Rape Accused Bishop Interrogated By Police For Over Six Hour
Kerala: Rape Accused Bishop Interrogated By Police For Over Six Hour

He was given reasonable time to have his say and arrested after the contradictions in the evidence given by the nun , the bishop and others were ironed out, the SP said. Three teams are probing Fr Mulakkal, who has been accused of raping a nun 13 times over a period of two years at different places. Police in India are now investigating the char...

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  • Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate
Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate

The debate at Dallas' Southern Methodist University also saw Cruz criticize O'Rourke's past support for legalizing marijuana, evoking his older half-sister, Miriam, who died of a drug overdose. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); O'Rourke did what he could to distance himself from modern Democrats. The debate, slated to begin at 7 p.m. EST, marks the first...

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  • India calls off meeting with Pakistan, MEA says Pak's evil agenda exposed
India calls off meeting with Pakistan, MEA says Pak's evil agenda exposed

Perhaps the government realised much too late that it was going to celebrate the second anniversary of the "surgical strikes" against Pakistan on 29 September, three days after the two foreign ministers met in NY - perhaps the messaging to the world community would have been contradictory.

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee likely proposing Wednesday hearing with Ford testifying first
Senate Judiciary Committee likely proposing Wednesday hearing with Ford testifying first

Other requests include Ford and Kavanaugh never being in the same room and Kavanaugh testifying first. But she doesn't belong to the Judiciary Committee. Joe Walsh, a former Republican congressman from IL, was less tempered in his criticism. "But here's what I want to tell you: In the very near future, Judge Kavanaugh will be on the United St...

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  • U.S. sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons
U.S. sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons

The Trump administration on Thursday continued to warn India of sanctions for buying high-end Russian arms after making China the first target of such punishment engineered by American hardliners intent on punishing Moscow for its transgressions.

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  • Trump abandons restraint, calls out Kavanaugh's accuser
Trump abandons restraint, calls out Kavanaugh's accuser

Ford says she believes the attack happened sometime around 1982, and has indicated that she is willing to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee who will decide whether or not to confirm Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court. But here's what I want to tell you: "in the very near future, Judge Kavanaugh will be on the United States S...

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