• Details of Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser to be set
Details of Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser to be set

A fourth member of the group Dr Christine Blasey Ford claimed to be with at the party where she was allegedly assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has denied any knowledge of the attack. Senior Republican staffers have likewise learnt of the allegation and expressed concern about its impact on the nomination, The New Yorker ad...

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  • Republican Allies Warn Trump: Now's Not Time to Fire Rosenstein
Republican Allies Warn Trump: Now's Not Time to Fire Rosenstein

Rosenstein's alleged allusion to the 25th amendment of the US Constitution, which provides for removing a president if they are judged unfit for office, came just after Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey - invoking a memo written by Rosenstein.

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  • China fires back at Trump with tariffs on $60 billion of goods
China fires back at Trump with tariffs on $60 billion of goods

The move was in line with Beijing's pledge to its trading partners - including the United States - that it would take measures to further increase imports. Caught in the crossfire are companies like Cedar that depend on affordable imports and other businesses whose exports may now become prohibitively expensive in China.

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  • Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday
Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

The claim comes on the heels of weeks of controversy surrounding a claim from another woman, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford , that Kavanaugh assualted her in high school. She has said she can not recall the exact day or location, but believes it was in the summer of 1982. "If one Republican senator should decide that Dr Ford's allegations, assertio...

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  • 12 more accuse California couple in sexual assault case
12 more accuse California couple in sexual assault case

Investigators have also expanded their inquiry into the defendants to several states, and are looking into the possibility that Robicheaux could have committed crimes dating back two decades, District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said during a news conference.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Second Woman
Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Second Woman

Ford's lawyers say the committee has not indicated when they will respond, but said the remaining "procedural and logistical issues" will "not impede the hearing taking place". Other Republicans scoffed at Ford's latest offer questioning her willingness to accept the committee's request to tell her story. She pushed him away, touching his penis in ...

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  • Animal Rescuer Arrested for Allegedly Medicating, Sheltering Hurricane Pets Without Permit
Animal Rescuer Arrested for Allegedly Medicating, Sheltering Hurricane Pets Without Permit

The owner of Crazy's Claws N Paws , a donation-based animal rescue center, was in the process of converting a warehouse space into a proper animal shelter when she chose to use the building to help keep pets dry. The animals were dropped off at her warehouse, but the facility was not registered as an official shelter. My former colleague at th...

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  • India, Australia attempt to rescue injured Navy commander
India, Australia attempt to rescue injured Navy commander

Extremely choppy seas and low visibility are hindering worldwide efforts to rescue a celebrated Indian sailor stuck over 3,500 km off Australia after a storm Friday damaged his boat and left him with an incapacitating back injury. In 2013, the Kirti Chakra awardee became the first Indian to circumnavigate the globe solo. Naval Officer Abhilash T...

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  • Stop Brexit? UK's Labour party mulls backing new referendum
Stop Brexit? UK's Labour party mulls backing new referendum

British Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would back a second Brexit referendum if his Labour Party voted to pursue the move, heaping pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May , whose plans for a divorce deal with the European Union have hit an impasse.

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  • Several members of Iran's elite military guard killed in parade gun attack
Several members of Iran's elite military guard killed in parade gun attack

The British foreign ministry said its charge d'affaires had extended its condolences to Tehran and that Iranian officials were planning to lodge a formal complaint with Britain's media watchdog Ofcom. Rouhani said the USA supports small "puppet nations" in the Persian Gulf that in turn back those behind the attack. Since pulling out of the big po...

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  • ME investigates restaurant for using marijuana on lobsters before cooking them
ME investigates restaurant for using marijuana on lobsters before cooking them

For several years, Charlotte Gill has fretted about the happiness of lobsters. Gill anticipates she will be in compliance with state regulations and able to resume sales of the special lobster meat by mid-October. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - or PETA - has staged protests at major lobster festivals to draw attention to the practi...

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  • Casualties reported following shooting at military parade in southwest Iran
Casualties reported following shooting at military parade in southwest Iran

The British charge d'affaires, along with the Dutch and Danish ambassadors, were "informed of Iran's strong protests over their respective countries' hosting of some members of the terrorist group" which carried out the attack , the official news agency Irna said.

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  • Engineer miraculously survived 2 days inside capsized ferry
Engineer miraculously survived 2 days inside capsized ferry

The Tanzanian Broadcasting Corporation, which reported the death toll, said he had shut himself into the engine room. Transport minister Mr Isaack Kamwelwe, quoted by the TBC, said by late Friday the toll had stood at 136. Magufuli said on Friday initial investigations showed that the cause of the accident was overloading, The Citizen reported ....

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  • Jeremy Corbyn says Britain 'could well be looking towards a general election'
Jeremy Corbyn says Britain 'could well be looking towards a general election'

Most of the party's half a million members voted in 2016 to remain in the European Union, but many of its 257 lawmakers represent areas of the country that wanted to leave. Labour said in a statement that the current corporate governance structure which gives priority to shareholder interests over others was feeding a short-term corporate culture a...

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  • Beto O'Rourke Pins Himself In Corner Over Drunk Driving Claim
Beto O'Rourke Pins Himself In Corner Over Drunk Driving Claim

Supreme Court nominee whose confirmation is in question as he faces a sexual misconduct allegation from his high school days. O'Rourke was pressed on his 1998 arrest for drunken driving, and he noted he did not attempt to leave the scene of the accident and called it a "terrible mistake".

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  • Alyssa Milano adds her voice to #WhyIDidntReport movement
Alyssa Milano adds her voice to #WhyIDidntReport movement

We hope these women's fearless act of coming forward will put to rest questions of why some people take long to tell their #MeToo stories - and why so many others never do. Christine Blasey Ford , a California professor who says conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh carried out a violent sexual assault against her when he was 17 and she was 15, ...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh accuser to give evidence before Senate
Brett Kavanaugh accuser to give evidence before Senate

Mazie Hirono over her strong words for men on the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . "I understand that I have been identified by Dr. Maybe her testimony before the Judiciary Committee Thursday will clear up some of the confusion. Ford has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her at a high school party 36 years ago.

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  • With Conditions | Trending: Christine Blasey Ford Agrees to Testify Next Week
With Conditions | Trending: Christine Blasey Ford Agrees to Testify Next Week

Ford", Katz said. Talks were expected to continue on Sunday. Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court , Sept. "If they can't accept that, that means they really don't want to testify", Graham said. It was unclear whether Grassley would permit...

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  • Viral Aussie emu-killer arrested & charged with animal cruelty
Viral Aussie emu-killer arrested & charged with animal cruelty

Authorities have appealed for information, describing it as apparent evidence of "horrific cruelty". The man filmed himself laughing as he ran over and killed numerous emus on a dirt road. The graphic video, which was shared on Facebook yesterday, shows a yet-to-be identified man speeding down a road in a 4WD and laughing as he deliberately mow...

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  • Russia renews blame on Israel for downing of plane in Syria
Russia renews blame on Israel for downing of plane in Syria

According to the ministry, Israel indirectly caused the incident because at the time of the incident it was attacking targets within Syria and gave Russian Federation a one minute warning. Israel has launched about 200 such raids in the last two years, Israeli officials say. But Konashenkov on Sunday accused Israel of using the hotline to mislead...

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