Saturday September 22-nd, 2018

Allegations derail Kavanaugh confirmation, add possible hearing Allegations derail Kavanaugh confirmation, add possible hearing

Grassley set a full public hearing under oath, only for Ford's lawyers to repeatedly not agree to have their client testify. Fagen recalled how a Secret Service agent, during the chaos of that day, told her to run from her office amid fears a hij...

CNN Analyst: ‘Unfortunately’ Majority of Polls Show O’Rourke Losing to Cruz CNN Analyst: ‘Unfortunately’ Majority of Polls Show O’Rourke Losing to Cruz

A recent poll conducted by Quinnipiac University showed Cruz leading O'Rourke by nine points. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in one of this year's most closely-watched Senate races, made the comments during a town hall Wednesday while discussing criminal jus...

Maria-hit Puerto Rico passes one-year mark Maria-hit Puerto Rico passes one-year mark

For months, the US government contended that the official death toll from the hurricane and the three months afterward was 64. In August, a study by George Washington University lifted that to almost 3,000. Pastor Elder Gonzalez said he and other vol...

Texan running 3-D printed guns company arrested in Taiwan Texan running 3-D printed guns company arrested in Taiwan

Cody Wilson, founder of Defense Distributed , has been arrested in Taiwan , reports CBS News . Taipei police reportedly handed Wilson over to the National Immigration Agency. And, in one message, Sanjuro identified himself as Cody Wilson, poli...

GOP Senator Collins ‘Appalled’ by Trump Tweet Slamming Kavanaugh Accuser GOP Senator Collins ‘Appalled’ by Trump Tweet Slamming Kavanaugh Accuser

Dr Ford has yet to give her full account in public and said the FBI should investigate her claim. Collins said she wants to hear from Ford directly and also said members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is handling the confirmation, should ...

EU, Britain on tightrope toward possible Brexit deal EU, Britain on tightrope toward possible Brexit deal

French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday mocked the British politicians he says falsely claimed Brexit would be easy and then resigned to avoid having to deliver on their promises. Concern was mounting at the informal summit that no final Brexi...

Israel showed Russian Federation proof Syria to blame for downed plane: Israeli military Israel showed Russian Federation proof Syria to blame for downed plane: Israeli military

Russia's Foreign Ministry has urged Israel to provide further explanations on the deadly crash of a Russian military plane in the Syrian province of Latakia, which was shot down as a result of the Israeli pilots' unprofessional actions . "They fired ...

Rosenstein Floated Secretly Recording Trump, Talked Invoking the 25th Amendment Rosenstein Floated Secretly Recording Trump, Talked Invoking the 25th Amendment

But let me clear about this: "Based on my personal dealings with the president, there is no basis to invoke the 25 Amendment". But the Times report could bring the situation to a boiling point. A source who heard Rosenstein's remarks tells CNN th...

Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal temporarily removed by Vatican Kerala nun rape case: Bishop Franco Mulakkal temporarily removed by Vatican

A Roman Catholic bishop was arrested in the south Indian state of Kerala on Friday on charges of raping a nun, police said, a day after the Vatican accepted the bishop's request to be temporarily relieved of his duties. The officer refused to answer ...

‘Azishe’: South Africans welcome decriminalisation of dagga ‘Azishe’: South Africans welcome decriminalisation of dagga

In 2017, the Western Cape had ruled that the use of marijuana in private capacity should be legalized , but the State appealed against this, slowing things down. Private use does have the go-ahead as of Tuesday 18 September. Adults who used mari...

Britain’s May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached ‘an Impasse’

The UK would apply domestic tariffs and trade policies for goods intended for the UK, but charge European Union tariffs and their equivalents for goods which will end up heading into the EU. But anti-Brexit activist Gina Miller said British officials...

Ford lawyers say she is open to testifying, but not Monday Ford lawyers say she is open to testifying, but not Monday

Ford and Judge Kavanaugh ". Ford has demanded that the hearing be scheduled for Thursday, which the source said is still among the things under negotiation. Because Ford's accusation is already public, Grassley argued that it was appropriate for the...

India cancels talks with Pakistan over 'brutal killings' India cancels talks with Pakistan over 'brutal killings'

This will be the first ministerial-level engagement with Pakistan under the new Imran Khan-led government. The MEA spokesperson said any conversation with Pakistan in such an environment would be "meaningless". On Thursday, Pakistan's newly elected...

Storm Bronagh to bring heavy rain and gale force winds Cumbria Storm Bronagh to bring heavy rain and gale force winds Cumbria

High winds are threatening to cause power outages, damage buildings, blow off roof tiles and trigger large waves on the coasts. Pictures posted on social media have showed vehicles with flood water up to their bumpers on a road between Sheffield an...

Trump wonders why Kavanaugh accuser didn't 'call the Federal Bureau of Investigation 36 years ago' Trump wonders why Kavanaugh accuser didn't 'call the Federal Bureau of Investigation 36 years ago'

But Ford and her lawyers are obviously making the most of charges of insensitivity to tilt the playing field in her direction, or to avoid having to testify at all. The president said he trusts the Senate to do its job. Kavanaugh, now a judge on th...

Captain Cook’s ship Endeavour may have been found off the US coast Captain Cook’s ship Endeavour may have been found off the US coast

Australian National Maritime Museum chair Peter Dexter will travel to the United States along with Australia's Consul-General in New York Alastair Walton for the announcement regarding the breakthrough on Friday . However, Jenny Phillips, of the M...

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies after ‘serious illness’ Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dies after ‘serious illness’

Trump's historic state visit to Hanoi in November 2017 helped advance the U.S. -Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership to new heights on the basis of mutual understanding, shared interests, and a common desire to promote peace, co-operation, prosperity,...

Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' with sanctions Russia warns US it is 'playing with fire' with sanctions

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said in a statement it seemed to Moscow that imposing sanctions on Russia had become a national US pastime, noting that the latest wave of restrictions was the 60th sanctions package since 2011.

3D Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual Assault 3D Printed Gun Advocate Cody Wilson Charged With Child Sexual Assault

Wilson, 30, is accused of having sex with a girl younger than 17 and paying her $500 at Austin hotel on August 15, 2018. He used the screen name "Sanjuro" on SugarDaddyMeet.com and reportedly exchanged nude photos with her. Suspect Cody Wilson ,...

European Union leaders react to May's Brexit deal

And, to make matters worse, May was forced to stand outside the meeting after the Prime Ministers, Presidents and Chancellors returned to discuss her plan. "The Irish question needs something more than only good intentions". Tusk said a Brussels su...

NY nursery stabbing as multiple children knifed in Queens NY nursery stabbing as multiple children knifed in Queens

Another man and a woman were also injured. The two adults injured a dad of one of the kids and a member of staff at the daycare centre. It happened around 3:45 a.m. Her relationship with the children wasn't immediately clear. The five victims wer...

Poland wants a breakthrough in Brexit talks: PM Poland wants a breakthrough in Brexit talks: PM

European Council president Donald Tusk identified both as areas where the UK's proposals would need to be "reworked". If Theresa May hoped that a two-day summit with European leaders in the birthplace of Mozart would bring harmony to the fraught...

Ugandan pop star vows to fight on after arriving from US Ugandan pop star vows to fight on after arriving from US

To ensure their directeives were heeded to, the Police and army deployed in and around Kampala and Entebbe, including parts of Kasangati, Kamwokya and at his home in Magere. Police detained the singer's brother and at least two other people who wer...

Trump says we'll make decision if Kavanaugh accuser credible Trump says we'll make decision if Kavanaugh accuser credible

Trump's skepticism, the most explicit challenge top Republicans have so far mounted to Christine Blasey Ford's credibility, came as GOP Senate leaders tried to firm up support for Kavanaugh . Over the weekend, Ford went public in an intervie...

7 people, including children, shot at in NY 7 people, including children, shot at in NY

Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh and Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler provided an update shortly after 11 p.m. Walsh called the shooting " senseless ", saying the main concern is with the victims and their families. The injured were taken to Upstate Univer...

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