• Republicans Hire Female Lawyer to Ask Questions at Kavanaugh Hearing
Republicans Hire Female Lawyer to Ask Questions at Kavanaugh Hearing

Who suggested she take a polygraph? (And toward the end of Ford's testimony, Mitchell spoke openly with Ford about how the hearing and its series of five-minute increments are not the ideal situation for discussing her allegations.) Complainants are asked to repeat themselves, even when it's hard, for the sake of veracity.

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  • Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh
Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh

It's hard. It's terrifying.... she's a very genuine and honest person. I don't think she's uncredible. Ford also said in her opening statement that she did not have political motivations. Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell , who was detained by Republicans on the committee to question Ford, would later tell Ford that she was "struck" by the fact...

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  • Trump accuses China of election ‘meddling’ against him
Trump accuses China of election ‘meddling’ against him

Trump said . The president has at times expressed scepticism over whether Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 United States presidential election, a subject that remains a thorn in Trump's side. General Assembly speech Tuesday, during which the crowd of worldwide leaders burst into laughter as he bragged about his administration's accompl...

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  • Now Avenatti bring accusation of gang rape against Kavanaugh
Now Avenatti bring accusation of gang rape against Kavanaugh

Swetnick said she became the victim "of one of these "gang" or "train" rapes where Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh were present", but does not specifically implicate either men in the rape. She does say that she told at least two other people of the attack against her. "I likewise observed him be verbally abusive towards girls by making crud...

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  • Justin Milne 'never sent' email calling for journalists' sacking
Justin Milne 'never sent' email calling for journalists' sacking

The ABC's board selects the managing director, while the governor general of Australia appoints the board and chairman at the recommendation of the government. After that the board held a meeting with Mr Milne to discuss his future. Ministers have made direct appointments in recent years ignoring the recommendations of an independent panel.

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  • Seal slaps kayaker in the face with an octopus
Seal slaps kayaker in the face with an octopus

Mulinder posted the footage on Instagram , where it has since amassed thousands of views. Fresh octopus forms a huge part of these seals' diet, though mealtime can be a bit chaotic and very messy, as Mulinder and co. "'I don't know who got the bigger fright - the octopus, the seal or me", he added. 'Mate. what just happened?' gasps a kayaker, fai...

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  • Adultery law: All you need to know
Adultery law: All you need to know

Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra started hearing the matter on 1 August, and concluded a week later. "Another fine judgement by the SC striking down the antiquated law in Sec 497 of Penal code, which treats women as property of husbands & criminalises adultery (only of man who sleeps with someone's wife)".

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  • Mark Judge: 5 Things To Know About Brett Kavanaugh’s Friend & Alleged Accomplice
Mark Judge: 5 Things To Know About Brett Kavanaugh’s Friend & Alleged Accomplice

She and Kavanaugh will testify Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the matter. Avenatti didn't immediately respond to a request for witnesses and evidence to corroborate the claims . Kavanaugh's reputation took another hit over the weekend when the New Yorker reported that a second woman had come forward to claim she the vic...

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  • PM Trudeau arrives at United Nations, hoping to re-establish Canada on world stage
PM Trudeau arrives at United Nations, hoping to re-establish Canada on world stage

Nelson Mandela's South African journey from anti-apartheid leader to prisoner to president to global statesman - the "Long Walk to Freedom" of his autobiography title - is one of the 20th century's great stories of struggle, sacrifice, and reconciliation.

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  • Three men arrested in Thailand for killing British millionaire and wife
Three men arrested in Thailand for killing British millionaire and wife

A wealthy British businessman and his Thai wife were found murdered in shallow graves as part of a hit job ordered by the woman's estranged brother, according to a report Tuesday. "We are certain that the disappearance comes from a family feud with Thai relatives", Praputsra said. Warut told police he then took the bodies to an area behind the ...

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  • World ranking names nine Canadian universities to prestigious list for 2019
World ranking names nine Canadian universities to prestigious list for 2019

Oxford continued to top the list while Cambridge came second and Stanford third. The United States remains the most-represented nation in the table, with 172 institutions, up from 157. On a positive note, Iraq's biggest institution, Baghdad University, made the rankings for the first time, coming in the 801 and 1000 band, scoring well on global out...

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  • Trump Defends Kavanaugh at United Nations
Trump Defends Kavanaugh at United Nations

I could pick a woman and she could have charges made against her". "If you don't mind, after I am finished, if ... one of our female colleagues could go after me, that would be great". Trump has been dismissive of her allegations, suggesting that she would have reported the incident to police if it really happened. Trump called on two Kurdish ...

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  • Trump performs his best material, but fails on Kavanaugh
Trump performs his best material, but fails on Kavanaugh

On Wednesday, Attorney Michael Avenatti revealed the identity of a third woman to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct , Julie Swetnick . She alleged that Kavanaugh and others while in high school spiked the drinks of girls at parties with intoxicants to make it easier for them to be gang raped.

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  • China demands US cancel arms sale to Taiwan
China demands US cancel arms sale to Taiwan

A Pentagon statement Monday said the sale will improve Taiwan's ability to defend itself without altering the basic military balance in Asia. The possible sale includes the replenishment of standard spare parts and the fix and replacement of spare parts in support of the F-16, C-130, F-5, Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) and other aircraft system...

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  • Trump Chairs UNSC Session but Faces Opposition on Iran Issue
Trump Chairs UNSC Session but Faces Opposition on Iran Issue

The United States will be "aggressive and unwavering" in enforcing the sanctions on Iran and won't let those sanctions be evaded by the European Union or anyone else, US national security advisor John Bolton said yesterday, dismissing the EU's decision to create a special legal entity for transactions with Iran.

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  • Bellingcat Says It Has Revealed Real Identity of Alleged Skripal Poisoner
Bellingcat Says It Has Revealed Real Identity of Alleged Skripal Poisoner

One of the men suspected of poisoning Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury is a colonel in the Russian military intelligence service. Their protestations, supported by the Kremlin, now lie in tatters after the revelation that Boshirov was a senior military intelligence officer with more than 25 years of experience in covert operations.

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  • Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. will eventually rejoin nuclear deal
Iran’s Rouhani says U.S. will eventually rejoin nuclear deal

On Tuesday, President Trump addressed the United Nations , where he urged other countries to severely cut their acquisition of Iranian oil. In remarks to reporters on his way to his speech, Trump said he would not meet the Iranians until they "change their tune".

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  • Rosenstein not expected to go down easily in Trump meeting
Rosenstein not expected to go down easily in Trump meeting

Rosenstein now oversees Special Counsel Robert Mueller's independent investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. A person present at that meeting said he was joking, but the New York Times , which first reported the incident on Friday, cited secondhand accounts indicating Rosenstein was serious.

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  • With bated breath, United Nations awaits another first for Trump
With bated breath, United Nations awaits another first for Trump

The U.S. Treasury said that Padrino helped ensure the military's loyalty to Maduro. Citgo, a subsidiary of Venezuela's state-owned oil company, was a major corporate donor to Trump's inaugural committee. While more world leaders spoke at the General Assembly on Wednesday, most attention was still focused on Trump, whose brash behavior provoked ...

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  • Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct
Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Read Kavanaugh's opening statement below, submitted to the panel on Wednesday . "I don't know who this is and this never happened", he said in a statement. Christine Blasey Ford , testify on Thursday before the Judiciary Committee. And Trump said he sympathized with the jurist because he's also faced similar accusations.

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