• Sen. Blumenthal: Delay Confirmation Vote After Kavanaugh Testimony
Sen. Blumenthal: Delay Confirmation Vote After Kavanaugh Testimony

The committee now comprises 11 Republicans and 10 Democrats, leaving little margin for error for Republicans - if just one of them breaks ranks, the nomination will be left in limbo. "I truly wish I could be more helpful with more detailed answers to all of the questions that have and will be asked about how I got to the party and where it took...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: Who are Supreme Court nominee's accusers?
Brett Kavanaugh: Who are Supreme Court nominee's accusers?

Ford in 1982 that is the basis of his [sic] complaint". President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh testified, September 6, before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington , for the third day of his confirmation hearing to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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  • Supreme Court to deliver judgment tomorrow in Sabarimala temple entry for women
Supreme Court to deliver judgment tomorrow in Sabarimala temple entry for women

Justice Indu Malhotra , the only female judge on the Supreme Court's bench delivered her dissent, in which she said religious organizations had the right to manage their own affairs. This is a very big win for women and is a historical decision. "Social exclusion of women on ground of menstruation is a form of untouchability which is anathema of...

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  • European Union eyes oil barter system with Iran to get round USA sanctions
European Union eyes oil barter system with Iran to get round USA sanctions

France's President Emmanuel Macron addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York , US, September 25, 2018. At the time, Iran said the documents were fake. They are making those decisions based on what makes business sense. Just last month they removed 15 kilograms of radioactive material.

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  • Netherlands: Police arrest seven men suspected of plotting a major terrorist attack
Netherlands: Police arrest seven men suspected of plotting a major terrorist 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 had been arrested previously for trying to travel overseas to join foreign militants. "But they were quite far in their preparations". The current threat level in the Netherlands is set at four, ...

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  • Sen. Chuck Grassley Kicks Off Christine Blasey Ford Hearing By Attacking Democrats
Sen. Chuck Grassley Kicks Off Christine Blasey Ford Hearing By Attacking Democrats

Mr Judge has also rejected the allegation, though will not be giving testimony. "When I got to the small gathering, people were drinking beer in a small living room on the first floor of the house", said Ford. Kavanaugh strongly denied the allegations by Swetnick, 55, who has worked extensively for the federal government. - The US Senate Judi...

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  • Trump could pull Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh
Trump could pull Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

I tried to yell for help", Christine Blasey Ford will tell United States lawmakers, according to prepared testimony that she will deliver at a high-profile hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. I've been a famous person for a long time , but I've had a lot of false charges made against me, really false charges. That's the year when Ford...

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  • PNG-bound Air Niugini flight lands in lagoon
PNG-bound Air Niugini flight lands in lagoon

Videos posted to social media show rescue boats attending the scene, helping passengers and crew get off the half-submerged wreckage to safety. He said the cause of the crash was unclear. "We're trying to arrange a team to go there but I can not give you any more information because I simply don't have it", a spokesman told AFP. "It was sinking...

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  • President Trump calls Kavanaugh testimony 'riveting'
President Trump calls Kavanaugh testimony 'riveting'

He made the comments at a news conference in NY a day before Judge Brett Kavanaugh was set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee amid multiple accusations of sexual misconduct. Swetnick's statement was released by her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, who has claimed to have had a sexual encounter w...

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  • Duke ranks 18th in Times Higher Education world rankings
Duke ranks 18th in Times Higher Education world rankings

A Chinese university has topped Asia rankings for the first time since the current methodology was adopted in 2011. Specifically, Times Higher Education ranked The UWI at 591 out of the 1,258 universities which made the list . "Small countries, such as the UAE, that are important global hubs similar to Singapore and Switzerland naturally h...

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  • Kavanaugh Classmate Retracts Support After What He Wrote in Yearbook
Kavanaugh Classmate Retracts Support After What He Wrote in Yearbook

Renate Schroeder Dolphin's first name appears 14 times across Kavanaugh's high school yearbook including on his own senior profile. "This past week my friend and I have cringed when we read about it and talked to each other", he added.

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  • With Kavanaugh nomination, Trump faces #MeToo
With Kavanaugh nomination, Trump faces #MeToo

Trump has already humiliated himself once in front of the worldwide body, by touting himself as one of the most impactful administrations in history. Trump declined to call the women who had made accusations against Kavanaugh liars, but said he does empathize with him given that multiple women came forward with allegations against him during th...

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  • Trump brags about China’s ‘total respect’ for his ‘very, very large brain’
Trump brags about China’s ‘total respect’ for his ‘very, very large brain’

BEIJING-By claiming without offering proof that China is interfering in the USA midterm elections, President Trump not only escalated bilateral tensions, but he also helped bolster China's narrative that his real aim is to keep the country down, analysts said Thursday.

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  • DEVELOPING: President Trump Delays Rosenstein Meeting 'Until Next Week'
DEVELOPING: President Trump Delays Rosenstein Meeting 'Until Next Week'

In suggesting that he might postpone Thursday's (Friday NZT) meeting, Trump said he was focused on the extraordinary Senate Judiciary Committee hearing set for the same day with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teenagers.

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  • Trump bragged about his presidency at United Nations and world leaders laughed
Trump bragged about his presidency at United Nations and world leaders laughed

Rouhani used his time in front of the General Assembly to retaliate, criticizing Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal that now looks in danger of collapse. The country's behavior will be a major focus on Wednesday when Trump leads a meeting of the U.N. Security Council. Trump went on to tout the US economy, before going bac...

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  • Julie Swetnick, new Brett Kavanaugh accuser, comes forward with disturbing affidavit
Julie Swetnick, new Brett Kavanaugh accuser, comes forward with disturbing affidavit

In a fundraising email to supporters, Planned Parenthood Action Fund executive vice president Dawn Laguens called for Kavanaugh's withdrawal based on Julie Swetnick's " gang rape " testimony through her attorney, Michael Avenatti . Swetnick is the third woman to come forward with allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh in the past mo...

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  • Russian Federation agrees to supply Syria with missile defense system
Russian Federation agrees to supply Syria with missile defense system

Analysts say Moscow's announcement is a "dangerous development" in the region, as the missile system would challenge the Israeli air power capacity. Earlier in the war, Russian Federation suspended a supply of S-300s, which Israel feared Syria could use against it. Mr Shoigu said Russian Federation is now going to go ahead with the shipment becau...

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  • Philippine President’s fiercest critic ordered arrested
Philippine President’s fiercest critic ordered arrested

Roque also said Trillanes was "dreaming" after insinuating President DUterte will suffer the same fate. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV underwent booking procedures at the Makati police headquarters after he was taken into custody on Tuesday.

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  • Body Is Believed To Be Of Missing North Carolina Boy With Autism
Body Is Believed To Be Of Missing North Carolina Boy With Autism

Maddox's father, Ian Ritch, said that while walking through the park on Saturday afternoon, the little boy scurried after a jogger and Ritch was unable to catch him. Anyone with information regarding Maddox can call the tipline at 704-869-1075. Carrie Ritch, Maddox's mother, asked other parents to keep her son in their prayers.

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  • UK's labour opposition to vote against Brexit deal
UK's labour opposition to vote against Brexit deal

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , a long-time sceptic of the European Union , has so far tried to maintain ambiguity on the subject while allowing the Brexit process to tie the government in knots. He told members: "Labour respects the decision of the British people in the referendum". She said: "I've talked to a number of colleagues, and I thin...

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