• FBI Wraps Kavanaugh Investigation, Senators Take First Look as Weekend Vote Looms
FBI Wraps Kavanaugh Investigation, Senators Take First Look as Weekend Vote Looms

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) spoke forcefully on the Senate floor Thursday morning, explaining why he's moving for a vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . Kieley said organizations that provide support for those who have experienced sexual violence across Canada have seen a similar increase in their services, as ...

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  • India deports seven Rohingya to Myanmar despite United Nations protest
India deports seven Rohingya to Myanmar despite United Nations protest

It says it has obtained travel permits for them from Myanmar. The seven had been held at the Silchar central prison in Cachar district since 2012 on charges of illegal entry. An estimated 40,000 other Rohingya have taken refuge in parts of India. The central government had informed Parliament past year that over 14,000 Rohingya people, register...

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  • 'Disappointed, but not terribly surprised:' Dairy farm concerned over Canadian trade deal
'Disappointed, but not terribly surprised:' Dairy farm concerned over Canadian trade deal

Specifically with regard to the dairy industry, Canada's pricing program has created an unfair playing field and has essentially eliminated USA exports of certain dairy products, harming Western New York's dairy industry. "It's a major hit to the industry". Growth has been small, he said, but there's a broader range of product now than 15 years a...

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  • Britain directly blames Russian military intelligence for broad range of cyberattacks
Britain directly blames Russian military intelligence for broad range of cyberattacks

They left belongings behind, she said, enabling the Dutch to discover that one of the agents' laptops had made connections to Brazil, Switzerland and Malaysia, trying to interfere with the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine in 2014.

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  • The Story Behind TIME's Christine Blasey Ford Cover
The Story Behind TIME's Christine Blasey Ford Cover

He would not elaborate on whether the vote would be procedural or a vote to confirm Kavanaugh but said he would fight any Democratic attempts to delay it. Ford's allegation relies heavily on three components: a polygraph exam she took earlier this year, notes from a therapy session in 2012, and eyewitness testimony.

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  • Melania Trump embarks on first solo trip -- to Africa
Melania Trump embarks on first solo trip -- to Africa

Mothers at the hospital for her visit received gifts of teddy bears nestled in white baby blankets, personally handed out by the first lady, according to her spokeswoman, Stephanie Grisham. The visit is being organised in partnership with the United States Aid Agency (USAID) and will involve the four countries, described by Mrs Trump as "four attra...

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  • Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford over Kavanaugh allegations
Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford over Kavanaugh allegations

Sen. Mr McConnell, a Republican, filed a petition for a so-called cloture vote , which if successful would limit debate on the Kavanaugh nomination and start the clock ticking on a final 30-hour waiting period before the Senate could vote to confirm the nominee.

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  • US, China look on as Putin seeks India arms deals
US, China look on as Putin seeks India arms deals

Russian Federation has been one of India's key suppliers of arms and ammunition. Putin said Britain should go through proper channels to cooperate with Russian Federation on the case by sending information to the prosecutor general so that Moscow "can look at what really happened".

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation finishes report into sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh
Federal Bureau of Investigation finishes report into sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh

Trump said at the rally to support Republican candidates in MS, re-enacting Ford's testimony for the audience. Asked if Trump was anxious that his comments would jeopardise votes from swing Republican senators, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "I don't think so".

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  • Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit county that inspired their royal titles
Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit county that inspired their royal titles

Harry then went on to high five several of the kids after they admitted that they had all skipped latin class in order to come out and greet the Duke and Duchess. The duke and duchess stopped to watch an experiment in one of the laboratories and listened to the students play a piece from Vivaldi's Four Seasons while technology students filmed...

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  • Saudi Arabia won't last without U.S. support
Saudi Arabia won't last without U.S. support

In the same call on Saturday, Trump and the king discussed efforts being made to maintain supplies to ensure oil market stability and global economic growth, according to Saudi state news agency SPA. His administration, particularly his son-in-law Jared Kushner, has sought a close relationship with King Salman's son Mohammed bin Salman , the count...

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  • Senate moderates criticize Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser
Senate moderates criticize Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser

Senator Susan Collins of ME, another closely-watched Republican vote, also rebuked Trump for going after Ford , telling reporters on Capitol Hill: "The president's comments were just plain wrong". Michael R. Bromwich, one of Ford's lawyers, called it a "a vicious, vile and soulless attack " in a post on Twitter . As he flew aboard Air Force On...

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  • May defends Brexit plan after dancing onto stage
May defends Brexit plan after dancing onto stage

Heading out onto the stage to address the audience, May is seen waving at the audience before confidently striding across the stage. But she wasn't going to let that stop her from having the time of her life as she went on stage to deliver her speech.

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  • Sanders claims Trump's mockery was just 'stating facts'
Sanders claims Trump's mockery was just 'stating facts'

Susan Collins of ME told reporters that Trump's remarks about Christine Blasey Ford were "just plain wrong". "I don't know", Trump said, flailing his arms around to mock her as he has some of his political foes or journalists during similar events in the past.

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  • USA terminates 1955 'Treaty of Amity' with Iran
USA terminates 1955 'Treaty of Amity' with Iran

U.S. State Department Legal Adviser Jennifer Newstead had said Iran's real quarrel was its frustration over the U.S. pullout from the nuclear pact, under which Tehran restricted its disputed uranium enrichment programme under United Nations monitoring in exchange for a lifting of most global sanctions .

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  • France blames Iran for foiled Paris bomb plot
France blames Iran for foiled Paris bomb plot

Its rally at Villepinte, northeast of Paris, in June 2017 was attended by thousands of people including Newt Gingrich and Rudy Giuliani, two close allies of US President Donald Trump, as well as European and Arab ministers. Belgian authorities said in July that an Iranian diplomat, who works for Tehran's mission to Austria, was arrested in Germany,...

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  • New immigration policy based on skills, not origin: Theresa
New immigration policy based on skills, not origin: Theresa

She did not use the word "Chequers" - the name of her country residence where the plan was agreed by Cabinet in July - but aides insisted that this was not meant to signal any shift away from her blueprint. "Some people still feel that our economy isn't working for them". As March 2019 draws nearer, the British premier, if she does manage to stay o...

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  • Volcano erupts on Indonesian island hit by tsunami and quake
Volcano erupts on Indonesian island hit by tsunami and quake

Mapim's team, the first Malaysian aid team to arrive in Indonesia , left from the KL International Airport on a Lion Air flight on Tuesday and transited Jakarta where they took a domestic flight to get to Makassar. Meanwhile, a volcano erupted Wednesday morning in another part of Sulawesi island, about 940 kilometers (585 miles) northeast of the...

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  • Russian Federation completes delivery of S-300 missile system to Syria
Russian Federation completes delivery of S-300 missile system to Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry on Wednesday released footage showing delivery of the S-300 advanced anti-aircraft system to Syria, weeks after it blamed Israel for the downing of one of its spy planes by a less-sophisticated Syrian air defense missile.

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  • Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in graft scandal
Wife of former Malaysian PM Najib arrested in graft scandal

Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak , has been summoned for another round of questioning at the anti-graft agency's offices on Wednesday (Oct 3). On Sept 20, MACC deputy chief commissioner (Operations) Datuk Seri Azam Baki had said that the agency did not rule out the possibility that Rosmah might fa...

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