• Donald Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford over Kavanaugh claims
Donald Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford over Kavanaugh claims

I don't know. "She testified for hours, and she remembered a whole lot more than the fact that she had one beer. I don't know", Trump said, as the crowd applauded. Trump said, imitating Ford's statement that she was not intoxicated when the incident occurred, according to NBC. "It's a damn sad situation", Trump said.

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  • Britain sending experts to Indonesia in aftermath of devastating natural disaster
Britain sending experts to Indonesia in aftermath of devastating natural disaster

The confirmed death toll of 844, mostly from Palu, is expected to rise as authorities reach cut-off areas. The town's administration head, Kasman Lassa, said residents should take only food staples from shops. According to ABC , local army commander Tiopan Aritonang said 545 bodies were to be brought from one hospital alone. "The sort of respo...

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  • China 'orders X-Men actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine'
China 'orders X-Men actress Fan Bingbing to pay massive tax fine'

Regarded as China's highest-paid movie star, Fan has been a household name in China for years, with more than 62 million followers online. Xinhua said an investigation by the Chinese tax authorities found that Ms Fan had split her contract to evade taxes of 7.3 million yuan over payments for her role in Air Strike , a film due to be re...

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  • New York Launches Probe In Wake Of NYT Exposé
New York Launches Probe In Wake Of NYT Exposé

But in a special investigation based on more than 100,000 pages of documents , the New York Times alleges that the president actually received the equivalent of $413m (£318m). One consistent avoidance tactic, the Times reported, involved severely underestimating the value of Fred Trump's empire to avoid a high tax bill.

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  • 'Chuck Chequers', Johnson challenges May on Brexit
'Chuck Chequers', Johnson challenges May on Brexit

He said he was anxious the United Kingdom was "so demoralised and so exhausted" that it might submit to foreign rule, a clear attack on May's Brexit plans . The pressure is now on Ms. He was loudly clapped and cheered as he said: 'For one last time, I urge our friends in government to deliver what the people voted for, to back Theresa May in t...

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  • Donald Trump: 'Scary time for young men' in US
Donald Trump: 'Scary time for young men' in US

That means if all the Democrats vote against Mr Kavanaugh, Trump could not afford to have more than one Republican oppose his nominee, with Vice President Mike Pence casting a tie-breaking vote. Echoing Kavanaugh, Graham said his failed nomination would set a precedent for qualified people to become subject to vicious smears. Supreme Court nomine...

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  • Donald Trump says it is ‘a scary time for young men’
Donald Trump says it is ‘a scary time for young men’

Trump said. "What a mess I would be". I've seen that person in very bad situations. Nothing ever - anything like that, nothing I mean, that's - the whole thing is just a crock, farce, wrong, didn't happen, not anything close. It's a tough thing. "I do not object", he answered. The prosecutor joined a private meeting with all Senate Republicans...

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  • Bill Kelly: Trade deal aside, we’re still in a tariff battle
Bill Kelly: Trade deal aside, we’re still in a tariff battle

Trump has been threatening for weeks to lock Canada out of a new trade deal and proceed alone with Mexico . "That gives us confidence a side deal on Canadian steel and aluminum can also be reached before the new NAFTA is ratified". Union leaders were more cautious. The $1.2 trillion trade agreement replaces the North American Free Trade Agr...

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  • President Trump held rally in MS on October 2, 2018
President Trump held rally in MS on October 2, 2018

Is it any wonder that she was terrified to come forward, and that other sexual assault survivors are as well? She is a remarkable profile in courage. "He is a profile in cowardice", Bromwich said. Trump has grown increasingly frustrated with the Kavanaugh drama, aides say, and sees it as key to the midterms. "Your vote in this election will decid...

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  • NY Times: Trump got $413M from his dad, much from tax dodges
NY Times: Trump got $413M from his dad, much from tax dodges

The president himself has reportedly reaped enormous benefits - far more than his siblings, in fact, because he helped his parents "sharply reduc [e] the tax bill when properties were transferred to him and his siblings", the Times says. "Our father's estate was closed in 2001 by both the Internal Revenue Service and the New York State tax auth...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation talks with school friend of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh
Federal Bureau of Investigation talks with school friend of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

During remarks on the Senate floor, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said last week's hearing, at which Christine Blasey Ford alleged a drunken sexual assault in the early 1980s, left him and others with great concerns about Kavanaugh's truthfulness.

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  • Canada, buoyed by trade deal, to push US on metal tariffs
Canada, buoyed by trade deal, to push US on metal tariffs

He says he's also pleased the independent dispute-resolution system from the previous NAFTA accord will be preserved because it's proven to be an essential mechanism for challenging American tariffs on Canadian softwood and other exports.

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  • Officers identified in deadly Brookhaven shooting
Officers identified in deadly Brookhaven shooting

The incident took place in Brookhaven. One suspect was killed and another is in custody after being transported to a hospital in Jackson. "This is devastating for our community, especially given what has already happened so recently", Brookhaven Mayor Joe Cox said, referring to a shooting 16 months ago that killed one policeman and seven othe...

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  • A horse actually walked into a bar and caused absolute chaos
A horse actually walked into a bar and caused absolute chaos

According to British newspaper the Independent , the horse had dumped its rider at a nearby racetrack stable, and made a charge presumably for "last call" at the bar. She bucked her legs while knocking over tables and chairs. She raced all the way to the PMU corner. The bar's owner Stephane Jasmin told AP no one was hurt in the incident although...

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  • Iran Guard fires missiles into Syria in revenge attack
Iran Guard fires missiles into Syria in revenge attack

This handout photo provided by Iran's Revolutionary Guard official website via SEPAH News shows Missiles are launched from an undisclosed location to target militants in eastern Syria early on Monday. Monday's strike was the second missile attack by Iran in a month's time, and came as tensions rise ahead of renewed US sanctions targeting Tehran'...

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  • Packages Laced With Ricin Sent To The Pentagon
Packages Laced With Ricin Sent To The Pentagon

The envelopes were discovered at the Pentagon's mail screening center. The Pentagon says it has received mail suspected of containing the deadly poison ricin, including an envelope that an official said was addressed to United States Defence Secretary Jim Mattis.

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  • Global image of United States has plummeted under Trump, says poll
Global image of United States has plummeted under Trump, says poll

But the deal came after Trump spent the 2016 campaign and much of his presidency criticizing both Mexico and Canada; in Canada, favorability of the USA president has plummeted from 83 percent under Obama in 2016 to 25 percent under Trump in 2018, and in Mexico it dropped from 49 percent to 6 percent.

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  • Boris Johnson hit with barrage of criticism from top Tories
Boris Johnson hit with barrage of criticism from top Tories

Mr Johnson will address the Conservative Party conference on Tuesday at a fringe event where he will insist once again that Theresa May should "chuck Chequers". The Chequers proposal would keep the UK in a customs arrangement with the EU, the UK would have to sign up to a common rulebook of EU rules, would still be bound by European Court of Just...

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  • Kavanaugh Investigation Wrapping Up - Senate Vote by Friday?
Kavanaugh Investigation Wrapping Up - Senate Vote by Friday?

As the FBI completed interviews with four people as part of its one-week investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh, moderate Republican Senator Jeff Flake said he was anxious about the judge's performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday.

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  • Trump clears deck for China trade war by striking new NAFTA deal
Trump clears deck for China trade war by striking new NAFTA deal

Trump derided, wrongly, as a disaster for the United States. The Nafta agreement between the US, Canada and Mexico had been in operation since 1994 but President Trump had threatened pull the US out, claiming that... For example, unions will be looking at what the government of Mexico has committed to do to improve workers' rights and ho...

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