• Court sends PML-N president on 10 day physical remand for corruption
Court sends PML-N president on 10 day physical remand for corruption

Federal Finance Minister Asad Umar said that PTI government had no role in arrest of former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif. Scores of party leaders, meanwhile, had earlier gathered outside the Accountability Court in Lahore , chanting slogans in favour of Shehbaz .

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  • Kavanaugh’s prep school friends say ‘Devil’s Triangle’ was a drinking game
Kavanaugh’s prep school friends say ‘Devil’s Triangle’ was a drinking game

Kavanaugh faces allegations of sexual misconduct allegations from three women, all of whom say he had been drinking at the time of the alleged events. It appears he will not be given the opportunity, however. Judge Brett Kavanaugh in July, following a meeting with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
Brett Kavanaugh Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

Of the protesters, he said: "that crowd could fit in the second row". Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as US Supreme Court justice on Saturday, the court said, after a deeply divided US Senate confirmed him to the court and Republicans dismissed accusations of sexual misconduct against the conservative judge.

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  • Turkey believes journalist killed in Saudi consulate
Turkey believes journalist killed in Saudi consulate

He writes out of a sense of love for his country and deep faith in human dignity and freedom. "His friends had warned him "don't go there, it is not safe" but he said they could not do anything to him in Turkey ", said Atkay, adding that he still hoped the allegations of his friend's death were untrue.

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  • Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad win Nobel peace prize 2018
Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad win Nobel peace prize 2018

Ahead of the announcement at the Norwegian Nobel Institute in Oslo, Norway, bookmakers had the leaders of North and South Korea as odd-on favorites for the prize after their three summits aiming to improve relations between the two states, still officially at war.

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  • Toddler Found Parents' $1000 of & Shredded Every Dollar
Toddler Found Parents' $1000 of & Shredded Every Dollar

The toddler's father, Ben told KSL-TV: "I'm digging through the trash and she hollers and says, "I found it". Finally, Jackee thought to look in their paper shredder. More than $1,000 was shredded. "I've never heard of a kid shredding grand", said Ben. Thankfully, the good-natured parents have not lost their savings after all.

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  • Deadline approaches for finding Indonesia quake, tsunami survivors
Deadline approaches for finding Indonesia quake, tsunami survivors

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has arrived in a hard-hit city to see damage and recovery from the quake and tsunami that struck a central island last week. Children and adults grab food being distributed by the military. Major Amrullah, part of a military coordination team in Palu , said getting aid to those who need it was a major pr...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh sworn to the U.S. Supreme Court after rancorous confirmation
Brett Kavanaugh sworn to the U.S. Supreme Court after rancorous confirmation

He has denied the allegation. He went on to urge the crowd to go to the polls next month, telling them they "have a chance to stop the radical Democrats " by electing Republicans to Congress. 'They've been there for us all week, cheering, screaming outside of our offices. Later he spoke to reporters aboard Air Force One, saying Mr Kavanaugh ha...

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  • Interpol asks China about disappearance of crime agency's chief
Interpol asks China about disappearance of crime agency's chief

Interpol in a statement on Friday said that it was aware of the reports of Mengs's "alleged disappearance" and the issue pertains to the relevant and concerned authorities in France and China. Meng is the first Chinese official to head Interpol. Since Xi Jinping came to power in 2012, well over a million party officials have been disciplined in...

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  • GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court
GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Manchin, a red-state Democrat up for reelection next month, said in a statement shortly afterward that while he had reservations, he "found Judge Kavanaugh to be a qualified jurist who will follow the Constitution and determine cases based on the legal findings before him".

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  • US Senate heads to final vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination
US Senate heads to final vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

Meanwhile, die-hard Democrats insisted on arguing through the night to a mostly empty Senate chamber. President Donald Trump even weighed in about the Kavanaugh supporters on Saturday, writing on Twitter that they are "a lovely thing to see - and they are not paid professional protesters who are handed expensive signs".

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  • Officer Guilty of Second-Degree Murder in Laquan McDonald Killing
Officer Guilty of Second-Degree Murder in Laquan McDonald Killing

Jason Van Dyke , the police officer who killed Laquan McDonald in 2014, has been found guilty of murder. Van Dyke was originally charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery, and official misconduct, for his role in the shooting dead of black teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014.

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  • India, Russia Sign $5.5 Billion S-400 Deal During Modi-Putin Summit
India, Russia Sign $5.5 Billion S-400 Deal During Modi-Putin Summit

Putin said that Russian Federation places a top priority on its India relationship and the two countries had concurrent positions on key global issues. However, Washington is in a tricky position with India, seeking to bolster ties with the Asian giant to counter China's growing assertiveness, something which has also rattled New Delhi .

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  • Key Senators Undecided As Senate Poised To Vote On Kavanaugh
Key Senators Undecided As Senate Poised To Vote On Kavanaugh

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), who is one of the vital swing Republicans on Kavanaugh's confirmation, said that she will vote yes on the motion to pass cloture and that she will reveal her vote whether to confirm Kavanaugh later Friday afternoon.

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  • Congolese Doctor Wins Nobel Peace Prize
Congolese Doctor Wins Nobel Peace Prize

The number of women and girls raped in eastern Congo is unknown, but experts and campaigners say the scale is enormous. The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad . She was named the UN's first goodwill ambassador for survivors of human trafficking in 2016, reports BBC Afr...

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  • Kavanaugh inches toward top court, some senators still unsure
Kavanaugh inches toward top court, some senators still unsure

Democratic leaders said the report, which was withheld from the public and was made available in a single copy to senators yesterday, was "incomplete". Several recent polls show that Republican enthusiasm about voting, which had lagged behind Democrats, jumped after a contentious Senate Judiciary Committee hearing last week.

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  • Trump claims women who confronted Sen. Flake in elevator were ‘paid professionals’
Trump claims women who confronted Sen. Flake in elevator were ‘paid professionals’

One activist, who is a survivor of sexual assault, accused the lawmaker of telling "women that they don't matter, that they should just stay quiet because if they tell you what happened to them you are going to ignore them". Jeff Flake (R-TN) last week were paid protesters. Republican senators have been confronted by protesters to oppose Kavan...

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  • Chemical watchdog, MH17 probe: Russian Federation is said to have targeted all
Chemical watchdog, MH17 probe: Russian Federation is said to have targeted all

Earlier Thursday, British intelligence said it's linked several cyberattacks, including meddling in the 2016 election, to the GRU , the Russian spy agency also accused in the novichok poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal this year.

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  • South Koreans head North for 2007 summit anniversary
South Koreans head North for 2007 summit anniversary

Pompeo was invited to visit Pyongyang this month during a September 26 meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho. The fact that Pompeo is visiting Pyongyang, in itself, signals progress in the denuclearization talks between North Korea and the U.S., and he will not return to Washington empty-handed, experts here say.

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  • Manchester students ban clapping and insist on 'jazz hands'
Manchester students ban clapping and insist on 'jazz hands'

The University of Manchester Students' Union has criticized media coverage of the motion, denying that it was enforcing a "clapping ban ". "[Clapping] can trigger issues for students who have autism, sensory issues, and deafness". A union spokesman said the hand gesture referred to as "jazz hands" was "designed to support those with disabili...

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