Monday November 19-th, 2018

Republican congressman trashed by his own siblings in savage political ad Republican congressman trashed by his own siblings in savage political ad

Rep. Gosar has held Arizona's 4th district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2013. 'None of this is pleasant for any of us, ' says brother David Gosar , a lawyer, noting that 'We gotta stand up for our good name. In one of th...

Giuliani: U.S. 'Sympathizes' With Attempt to Overthrow Iran's Government Giuliani: U.S. 'Sympathizes' With Attempt to Overthrow Iran's Government

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted immediately after the attack Sunday to blame regional countries and their "US masters", calling the gunmen "terrorists recruited, trained armed and paid" by foreign powers, raising tensions in th...

Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss ship off Nigeria: ship company Pirates kidnap 12 crew from Swiss ship off Nigeria: ship company

The second quarterly report from the ICC International Maritime Bureau, released in July, states that six separate incidents of crew kidnapping had occurred so far in 2018, involving 25 crew members, all in the Gulf of Guinea. Kidnapping for ransom h...

Second woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's Supreme Court pick Second woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh, Trump's Supreme Court pick

On Kavanaugh , Trump stressed: "I am with him all the way". Deborah Ramirez , who attended Yale with the man Donald Trump has nominated for a place on the high court, has alleged that Kavanaugh exposed himself and shoved his penis in her face...

Extremely rare two-headed snake found outside Virginia home Extremely rare two-headed snake found outside Virginia home

A wildlife and conservation research hospital says a two-headed snake recently found near the nation's capital may be sent to an educational facility. "Wild bicephalic snakes are exceptionally rare, because they just don't live that long", Kleopfer ...

Conway suggests 'left-wing conspiracy' after new Kavanaugh allegation Conway suggests 'left-wing conspiracy' after new Kavanaugh allegation

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, wrangled with Ford's lawyers for the past week over the exact terms of her appearance. According to Democratic staffers, members of the committee have been fielding multiple tips about ot...

Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack Iran warns U.S., Israel of revenge after parade attack

He adds: "We will destroy them with a strong and guerilla-style attack, inshallah (God willing)". On Saturday, four armed men attacked a military parade marking the anniversary of the Iran-Iraq war in 1980-1988, in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz...

Britain's Labour keeps second Brexit referendum on table

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson last night revealed he is now firmly backing "a People's Vote". The motion which delegates will vote on whether to support states: "If we can not get a General Election Labour must support all options remaining on th...

Deputy AG denies plotting to oust Trump Deputy AG denies plotting to oust Trump

The New York Times found unlikely allies in MAGA-land after publishing a report on Friday alleging Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sought to secretly wiretap the president. It was hard amid the conflicting accounts to discern the precise ...

Dallas police officer accused in neighbor’s death fired Dallas police officer accused in neighbor’s death fired

A manager declined to indicate exactly when Guyger left and if she moved out voluntarily, according to the Dallas Morning News . A Dallas police officer was arrested Sunday on a manslaughter warrant in the shooting of a black man at his home, Te...

Second woman accuses US Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault

At least two Senate Democrats are now investigating the allegations, according to The New Yorker . The new information came hours after the Senate committee agreed to a date and time for a hearing after almost a week of uncertainty over whether Fo...

Ditch EU for change, Corbyn supporters stick to Brexit script Ditch EU for change, Corbyn supporters stick to Brexit script

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said the "real people's vote" would be a general election and said that if there was another referendum there should not be the option to remain. "My big worry is that if we go for a referendum which is seen as just a...

Vatican says Pope recognises legitimacy of seven Chinese bishops Vatican says Pope recognises legitimacy of seven Chinese bishops

Beijing's long-held insistence that it must approve bishop appointments in China had clashed with absolute papal authority to pick bishops. "Today, for the first time all the bishops in China are in communion with the Bishop of Rome (the pope)", Ca...

Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in 'fishing hut' Indonesian teenager survives 49 days adrift at sea in 'fishing hut'

Aldi's parents and the Indonesian Consulate in Osaka, Japan , said he was rescued by a Panamanian-flagged vessel off Guam on August 31 and returned to Indonesia earlier this month. Aldi arrived in Japan on September 6 from where he was flown from ba...

Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday about Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday about Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations

Deborah said she made a decision to speak out because she wants to work toward "human rights, social justice and social change". She pushed the man away, "embarrassed and ashamed and humiliated". A White House spokeswoman says the administration stan...

Russian Federation says ‘misled’ by Israel in plane downing over Syria

Russia's decision comes one week after its Syrian allies, responding to an Israeli air raid on the coastal province of Latakia, mistakenly targeted a Russian Ilyushin-20 plane, killing the 15 military personnel on board. Earlier in the war, Russian ...

Trade war: Asian companies shift base from China Trade war: Asian companies shift base from China

The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other's goods on Monday as the world's biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasingly bitter trade dispute that is expected to knock global economic growth.

Texan who published 3-D guns plans jailed on sex assault charge Texan who published 3-D guns plans jailed on sex assault charge

Cody Rutledge Wilson, 30, a known gun enthusiast in Austin and owner of Defense Distributed, which is listed as a nonprofit, private defense firm, was arrested at a hotel in Taipei Sept. Cody Wilson , the United States businessman whose company sup...

Female senators speak out about Republican 'bullying' of Kavanaugh accuser Female senators speak out about Republican 'bullying' of Kavanaugh accuser

Her attorneys say they have committed to a 10 a.m. hearing on Thursday and accept the committee's decision not to subpoena Mark Judge, a Kavanaugh friend who Ford asserts was present when the incident occurred. Sen. Lindsey Graham says Brett Kavanau...

Corbyn would back members on second referendum

He said: 'Our preference is a general election and then we can negotiate our future relationships with the EU. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has long opposed that idea, and a showdown on the issue looms at the party's annual conference, which sta...

Iran holds U.S., regional allies accountable for Ahvaz deadly terror attack Iran holds U.S., regional allies accountable for Ahvaz deadly terror attack

Ahvaz National Resistance, an Iranian ethnic Arab opposition movement which seeks a separate state in oil-rich Khuzestan province, also claimed responsibility for the attack . Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, rejected Iran's ...

Four Reasons the New Accusations Against Kavanaugh Are Weaker Than Ford's | Trending

In this new story, written by Ronan Farrow , a woman named Deborah Ramirez claims Kavanaugh put his exposed penis in her face at a dorm party during their freshman year at Yale sometime between 1983 and '84. Through her lawyer, the woman told the ...

Trump's latest tariffs on China begin to bite Trump's latest tariffs on China begin to bite

Pompeo told Fox News on Sunday. But, China on Saturday scrapped its trade talks with the Trump administration, and is unlikely to hold any meeting before the mid-term elections in the U.S. Beijing has promised to strike back on Monday with dutie...

Second woman accuses Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct Second woman accuses Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

The article says the 53-year-old acknowledges gaps in her memory caused by alcohol that night, which is said to have made her hesitant to come forward when contacted. Tensions have been running on overdrive since Ford, a 51-year-old college profess...

Maldives opposition leader declares victory in election Maldives opposition leader declares victory in election

A spokesman for Maldives' Election Commission said official results would not be announced until September 29, allowing a week for parties to challenge the results in court. A journey that led to a prison cell, or years in exile. During this time...

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