Sunday November 18-th, 2018

McConnell says Senate 'not broken' after Kavanaugh fight McConnell says Senate 'not broken' after Kavanaugh fight

However, early September an American professor of psychology Christine Blasey Ford had accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault leading to a wrenching debate that captivated the attention of many. Accusations against Kavanaugh energized the #MeToo soc...

Melania calls Kavanaugh 'highly qualified' for Supreme Court

For some, the First Lady's fashion choice was a comment Egypt's gender inequality-. As well as the national park, she visited an orphanage and watched a children's performance at the city's national theatre. "And I tell him that". "What happene...

S Korea renews call for Japan to remove 'rising sun' flag S Korea renews call for Japan to remove 'rising sun' flag

The chief of the Japanese Self-Defense Forces' Joint Staff reaffirmed on Thursday that Japan will raise its controversial Rising Sun flag at an worldwide naval review in South Korea. The South Koreans voiced particular objections to the kyokujitsuki...

Nobel Peace Prize victor for 2018 to be announced - Ireland Nobel Peace Prize victor for 2018 to be announced - Ireland

Ms. Murad was awarded jointly with Denis Mukwege a Congolese gynecologist who has treated thousands of rape victims. But when the so-called Islamic State jihadist group stormed across swathes of the two countries in 2014, her fate changed forever...

Donald Trump: Africans Love Melania Donald Trump: Africans Love Melania

In one widely shared photograph, Donald Trump Jr poses with a knife in one hand and an elephant tail in the other, the animal's corpse beside him. The Africa Program Director of Center for Strategic and International Studies, Judd Devermont says ...

Defiant Republicans hope Kavanaugh fight will stoke their voters next month Defiant Republicans hope Kavanaugh fight will stoke their voters next month

The saga of judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the supreme court is over, and it is time for the credits to roll. In the procedural vote Friday that handed Republicans their crucial initial victory, senators voted 51-49 to limit debate, ...

Wife says Interpol officer sent knife image as danger signal Wife says Interpol officer sent knife image as danger signal

The disciplinary organ of China's ruling Communist Party says the head of Interpol, a senior Chinese official, is under investigation on suspicion of unspecified legal violations. Previously, Interpol had said that reports about Meng's disappearance ...

APC plotting to disrupt our convention, says PDP APC plotting to disrupt our convention, says PDP

Atiku scored 1532 votes to defeat his closest opponent, Aminu Tambuwal , who polled 693 votes. Recall that Mahmoud Ahmed, a brother of Mrs. Buhari alleged that the APC gubernatorial process in Adamawa State was hijacked. Delegates are reportedly b...

NTSB en route to multiple-fatality Schoharie crash scene NTSB en route to multiple-fatality Schoharie crash scene

NY state police did not release the names of the people killed. New York State Police said parts of Routes 30 and 30A were closed for hours Saturday into Sunday, but were reopened around 4:00am when the scene was cleared. The parking lot was cr...

Merkel: Iran must not achieve nuclear weapons Merkel: Iran must not achieve nuclear weapons

Merkel wrote in the Yad Vashem guest book: "Eighty years ago, on Kristallnacht, the Jews in Germany suffered from hatred and violence that they had never known before". Merkel is scheduled to have dinner with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...

Rwandan opposition activist Diane Rwigara released on bail Rwandan opposition activist Diane Rwigara released on bail

Rwandan opposition figure who's been detained for more than year for trying to oppose Paul Kagame in presidential elections last year has been granted bail. They are innocent and we know these charges against my sister and mother are not true but w...

US Senate confirms Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

The two-vote margin made it the closest confirmation vote since 1881. A Democratic Senator, Joe Manchin, who represents West Virginia, a heavily pro-Trump state, voted for Kavanaugh. "Because those of us that still believe in due process, WON". Sup...

At least 11 dead as quake topples homes in northern Haiti At least 11 dead as quake topples homes in northern Haiti

A magnitude 5.9 quake struck near the northernmost tip of Haiti late on Saturday. The tremor's epicentre was recorded 20 km from Port-de-Pai at a depth of 15.3 km at 8.11 p.m. The quake was one of the strongest to hit Haiti since a 7.0 magnitude q...

Gaza: Israel tightens security around Strip Gaza: Israel tightens security around Strip

Yehya al-Sinwar said in an interview with Israel's Yedioth Ahronoth daily and Italy's La Repubblica newspaper. "It was chose to reinforce our forces in the Southern Command Area [i.e., near the blockaded Gaza Strip] within coming days", the a...

Saudi Crown Prince: ‘We Did Our Job’ Replacing Iranian Oil Saudi Crown Prince: ‘We Did Our Job’ Replacing Iranian Oil

After several of his friends were arrested, his column was cancelled by the Al-Hayat newspaper and he was allegedly warned to stop tweeting, Mr Khashoggi left Saudi Arabia for the United States, from where he wrote opinion pieces for the Washing...

British man dies after snake bite in sea off Australia British man dies after snake bite in sea off Australia

More than 30 species are found in tropical waters off the coast of Queensland and the Northern Territory, while some are known to live in cooler waters as far south as Victoria and Tasmania. He died on the mainland in Borroloola where Northern Territ...

US Navy Planning Global Force Showdown to Warn China US Navy Planning Global Force Showdown to Warn China

The plan fits with the "larger consequences" to which US Secretary of Defense James Mattis referred at June's Shangri-La Dialogue security conference that China would face for militarizing the South China Sea, said Kelsey Broderick, an associate for ...

Death toll from Indonesian quake and tsunami soars as third disaster hits Death toll from Indonesian quake and tsunami soars as third disaster hits

Most of the bodies were recovered in the provincial capital, Palu, and in the districts of Donggala , Sigi and Parigi Mountong, said the Head of the Information and Public Relations Data Centre of the National Disaster Management Agency, Sutopo Pur...

Collins Announces Support for Kavanaugh, Ensuring Confirmation

A still image taken from video of the final tally of votes by the U.S. Senate on the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , in Washington, Oct. On the other hand, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused Kavanaugh of being skept...

Yale roommate: Kavanaugh lied under oath about drinking, yearbook Yale roommate: Kavanaugh lied under oath about drinking, yearbook

James Roche, the Yale roommate of SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh also mentioned by Kit Winter, the gay man who talked with NY magazine about his experience rooming with Kavanaugh, appeared on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 last night. According to a sta...

Saudi journalist 'killed inside consulate' - Turkish sources Saudi journalist 'killed inside consulate' - Turkish sources

Saudi Arabia invited a group of journalists into the Istanbul mission on Saturday, in an effort to show that Khashoggi was not on the premises. "We believe that the murder was premeditated and the body was subsequently moved out of the consulate", o...

"Happiness and relief" inside White House with Kavanaugh poised for confirmation

Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as US Supreme Court justice on Saturday, the court said , after a deeply divided US Senate confirmed him to the court and Republicans dismissed accusations of sexual misconduct against the conservative judge.

Saudis insist missing Post contributor left Turkey consulate Saudis insist missing Post contributor left Turkey consulate

His Turkish fiancee reported him missing after Khashoggi , who has lived in self-imposed exile in the United States since a year ago to avoid possible arrest, did not emerge from the consulate. "We were going to marry this week", she said. "We hop...

Brett Kavanaugh: Key US senators back embattled Supreme Court choice Brett Kavanaugh: Key US senators back embattled Supreme Court choice

Some of them continued raising concerns that Kavanaugh would push the court further to the right, including with possible sympathetic rulings for President Donald Trump , the man who nominated him. It has nine judges, all of whom are appointed for l...

Kavanaugh a step closer to lifetime Supreme Court post after Senate vote

If confirmed , he would replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement early this year. "In my conscience. I could not conclude that he is the right person for the court at this time", the senator said. Flake frustrated some in the ...

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