• Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination To Get First Vote In Senate Judiciary Committee
Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination To Get First Vote In Senate Judiciary Committee

Four senators who have not taken firm positions on the nominee met separately after the hearing . Asked about Republican holdouts on "Fox & Friends", Cornyn said, "They have not publicly committed, but we've been engaging in personal texts, conversations, face-to-face visits".

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  • Dutch police arrest 7 men suspected of plotting major terror attack
Dutch police arrest 7 men suspected of plotting major terror attack

The suspects were seized by armed police in the towns of Arnhem, 60 miles south of Amsterdam, and Weert near the borders of Germany and Belgium . Three others in the group had also been arrested before for attempting to travel overseas to fight for foreign militant organisations.

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  • Sabarimala Judgment by Supreme Court: Who Said What?
Sabarimala Judgment by Supreme Court: Who Said What?

Chief Justice Dipak Misra reading out the judgment also on behalf of Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, said that subversion of women's rights under the garb of physiological phenomenon can not be allowed . Kannada actress Jayamala, who had stoked the controversy in 2006, and is now the Minister for Women and Child Welfare of Karnataka, spoke to TNM and e...

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  • White House says Rosenstein meeting postponed
White House says Rosenstein meeting postponed

Rosenstein was summoned to the White House on Monday, three days after The New York Times reported that the deputy attorney general past year discussed seeking the president's removal from office and proposed wearing a recording device in encounters with the president.

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  • Ford accuses Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh at dramatic Senate hearing
Ford accuses Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh at dramatic Senate hearing

The hotline is operated by RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network) in partnership with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country. She said no. Asked how certain she was Justice Kavanaugh had assaulted her, she said "100 per cent". In his prepared testimony, the 53-year-old appellate judge acknowledges drinkin...

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  • Philippines: Senator critical of Duterte arrested
Philippines: Senator critical of Duterte arrested

Earlier, Malacañang said it respects the decision of the judiciary on the issuance of the arrest warrant against Trillanes. Trillanes has backed several complaints to the International Criminal Court (ICC) seeking the president's indictment for crimes against humanity and has protected people willing to testify against Duterte.

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  • Trump Calls Kavanaugh Accusations ‘All False’ in Rambling Press Conference
Trump Calls Kavanaugh Accusations ‘All False’ in Rambling Press Conference

None of the alleged participants are named, but the letter claims, " There were at least four witnesses including my daughter ". The woman who was allegedly shoved has remained anonymous and is reportedly still traumatized by the incident.

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  • Passenger plane crash-lands in ocean in Micronesia (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Passenger plane crash-lands in ocean in Micronesia (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

According to local news reports, the Boeing 737-800 was running according to schedule, stopping in Chuuk while on its way from Pohnpei, Micronesia to Port Moresby. Only the top half of the plane was visible in a photo obtained by RNZ Pacific , and small boats boarded with people were scattered around it. "Somebody has to look into that and let ...

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  • Another woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
Another woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . Trump said the allegations of now three women "are all false to me", bemoaning "what they've done to this family, what they've done to his attractive children" and wife. "Then you have this other con artist - Avenatti - come out with another beauty today", he said. Avenatti represents Julie Swetnick, who ...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: allegations of misconduct continue to mount
Brett Kavanaugh: allegations of misconduct continue to mount

She also said she "became aware of efforts" by Kavanaugh, his friend Mark Judge , now an author and journalist, and others "to cause girls to become inebriated and disoriented so they could then be 'gang raped '". Her allegations (which Kavanaugh denies) are so upsetting they're nearly unbelievable, except that they were made in a sworn aff...

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  • US Ridiculed in the World by Trump, Susan Rice Says
US Ridiculed in the World by Trump, Susan Rice Says

He said the American economy was "booming like never before" and that his administration has accomplished more in less than two years than nearly any other administration. That was not laughing at me. The revisionist claim was made during a wild news conference that lasted well over an hour. Trump's comments earlier on Wednesday suggested he ...

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  • Syria Says New Air Defences Will Make Israel Think Twice
Syria Says New Air Defences Will Make Israel Think Twice

Assad in Syria's brutal civil war and is positioned to have a major say in the country's future as the government appears to be near victory over the leading rebel groups. "This compelled us to take reasonable measures in response, meant to improve the safety of Russian soldiers". "Russia in this case is acting in its interests only, these action...

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  • Experienced Sex-Crimes Prosecutor to Question Kavanaugh and Ford as Vote Announced
Experienced Sex-Crimes Prosecutor to Question Kavanaugh and Ford as Vote Announced

One Democratic senator, a former prosecutor who is not on the committee, said Mitchell had a "tough job ". That's also politically smart: Republicans can now at least nominally claim belief in Ford as a victim-and explain why so many people are finding and describing her as credible-without conceding that Kavanaugh did it.

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  • Search For Missing Boy With Autism Enters 6th Day
Search For Missing Boy With Autism Enters 6th Day

The FBI's Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team is in the water Thursday at Rankin Lake Park as part of their continuing search efforts to find 6-year-old Maddox. Maddox's mother, Carrie Ritch, also pleaded for the safe return of her son. "I thought he would have been found the first day. We want to find him today, we want to find him ri...

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  • China urges USA to stop 'unwarranted accusations' after Trump's meddling claim
China urges USA to stop 'unwarranted accusations' after Trump's meddling claim

Trump's statement comes a few weeks after National Security Adviser John Bolton told ABC News that there was "a sufficient national security concern" about possible election interference from China. In China, some headlines in official media contrasted what they called Trump's "crazy talk and accusations" with the "indifference" of China's Foreig...

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  • Ford accuses US Supreme Court nominee in dramatic testimony
Ford accuses US Supreme Court nominee in dramatic testimony

You believe them unless you have some corroborating evidence that there's something about this person's allegations. that you don't believe", Hanafin said, adding that he administered a "specific issue polygraph test". Asked whether his own history, with numerous women accusing him of sexual assault, has shaped how he views accusations against Kava...

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  • Trump addresses Kurdish reporter as 'Mr. Kurd'
Trump addresses Kurdish reporter as 'Mr. Kurd'

The tycoon ended things by compared his news conference to an Elton John concert, where he wanted to end on a high note with a quality question. When a foreign reporter told the president he was Kurdish, Trump said, "Good". Trump also blasted the attorney of the latest accuser, porn star lawyer Michael Avenatti, who is representing a women who ...

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  • South Korea’s Different Take on North Korea
South Korea’s Different Take on North Korea

The Chinese view on the second Trump-Kim summit is complicated, in that Beijing is supportive of the talks but would not want to see Washington gaining more influence in the region, especially as China and the U.S. "But the North Koreans have a very different definition of what that means from the USA definition". "He wants to make a deal". "I ...

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  • Iran trying to drive wedge between US, Europe: UAE
Iran trying to drive wedge between US, Europe: UAE

In May, the U.S. withdrew from the deal with Iran, UK, France, Germany, China, Russia and the European Union and reimposed sanctions, although further sanctions are due to be implemented in November. The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain swiftly backed U.S. President Donald Trump's decision in May to withdraw from a 2015 worldwide accord with Iran th...

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  • UK's Labour to vote against Brexit deal, open to second referendum
UK's Labour to vote against Brexit deal, open to second referendum

In the packed auditorium at least, this was his party and his membership, and he was speaking of his issues. "It won't take many hardcore rebels to join forces with Labour and other opposition parties and crush May's fragile majority" says Politico, adding "there are plenty of observers who believe such a defeat would spell the immediate end fo...

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