Second Kavanaugh accuser says she would testify at Senate hearing

He said the Senate must confirm Kavanaugh to protect the integrity of judicial nominations. Those elections could shift the balance of power in Congress as Democrats seek to regain control from conservatives. Meanwhile, McConnell continued to bla... More..

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Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar but curbs use
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Supreme Court upholds Aadhaar but curbs use

The Aadhaar number will not be mandatory for UGC, NEET and CBSE Exams . "We welcome the Supreme Court's decision to strike down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act". On asked if it is a setback, since the majori...More..

Rosenstein's fate could turn on which account Trump believes
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Rosenstein's fate could turn on which account Trump believes

He made a similar move in February when the White House, over the objections of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, cleared the way for the Republican-led House intelligence committee to release a partisan mem...More..

Trump lauds Kim in United Nations return
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Trump lauds Kim in United Nations return

He said the new trade agreement, which still needs approval by South Korea's parliament, was a sign of the strong partnership between the US and South Korea. "There is a long ways to go to get Chairman Kim to l...More..

by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Plane Downing Result of 'Premeditated' Actions by Israeli Pilots: Russia

The decision to supply the S-300 technology was taken by President Putin because of the downing of the Russian aircraft, the defence minister said. A spokesperson for the Israeli army on Monday declined to co...More..

Death toll rises to above 100 in Tanzania ferry sinking
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Death toll rises to above 100 in Tanzania ferry sinking

It is not clear how many people were on board. Domina Maua, who was among those at the dockside seeking information about survivors, said: "I have not heard from either my father or my younger brother who wer...More..

Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify in Senate hearing
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify in Senate hearing

Earlier Sunday, Sen. Lindsey Graham , a Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said lawyers for Ford are contesting two GOP conditions of the proposed Thursday hearing - that Ford and Kavanaugh wi...More..

Iran claims USA trying to create insecurity after attack
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Iran claims USA trying to create insecurity after attack

While Iranian officials have not directly named the Gulf states, their comments are believed to be directed at Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Israel , which all have hostile relations with Iran and have pro...More..

Fresh deadline for Brett Kavanaugh accuser adds to supreme court drama
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Fresh deadline for Brett Kavanaugh accuser adds to supreme court drama

But lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford said in a letter to the committee's Republican majority that they want to continue discussing the terms of her appearance. "We're not going to let her determine how ...More..

China, Russia warn U.S. to withdraw sanctions on military
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

China, Russia warn U.S. to withdraw sanctions on military

The letter notes that the U.S. President, in fulfillment of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, issued an Executive Order to implement additional steps on previously imposed sanctions against Rus...More..

Ugandan politician Bobi Wine detained upon return home
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

Ugandan politician Bobi Wine detained upon return home

The singer, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, had sought treatment in the USA for injuries allegedly sustained during state torture, which Uganda's government denies. Mr Museveni, 74, is now able to seek re...More..

US Senate's Grassley sets Saturday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser
by | Saturday, September 22, 2018

US Senate's Grassley sets Saturday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser

Diane Feinstein (D-Calif.) that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her when she was 15 and he was 17; on Sunday, Christine Blasey Ford came forward to say she wrote the letter . "Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a...More..

Trump addresses Kavanaugh accuser in first tweets since allegation
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Trump addresses Kavanaugh accuser in first tweets since allegation

Trump, a confessed sexual abuser, tweeted that if Professor Christine Blasey Ford's alleged assault was "that bad", then she should have come forward when it allegedly occurred. "Chairman Grassley's staff...More..

Child 'critcal' after second shark attack in 24 hours
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Child 'critcal' after second shark attack in 24 hours

On Friday, a Queensland Shark Control Program contractor will deploy three shark control drumlines - a system of buoys "designed to remove larger, unsafe sharks from an area", according to the Fisheries spoke...More..

by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Theresa May demands respect from European Union over Brexit after Salzburg summit

There is so far no full exit agreement and some rebels in May's Conservative Party have threatened to vote down a deal if she clinches one. Calling out President of the European Council Donald Tusk , the pri...More..

Imran offers talks, but Modi should be wary of Pakistan's doublespeak
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Imran offers talks, but Modi should be wary of Pakistan's doublespeak

Earlier, in his first interview with a Saudi newspaper after assuming office, Prime Minister Imran Khan had said that Pakistan will always stand by Saudi Arabia whenever it faces hard time. The Trump admini...More..

3 infants, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

3 infants, 2 adults stabbed at unlicensed day care

Two girls and a boy were stabbed, and police report one of the girls is in serious condition. A sixth person was found in the basement of the day care center in the Flushing neighborhood. They are being treat...More..

Blasey Ford Team Requests Thurs Hearing, Kavanaugh Speak First
by | Friday, September 21, 2018

Blasey Ford Team Requests Thurs Hearing, Kavanaugh Speak First

She's faced death threats , according to her attorneys, and her family has been forced to move out of their home. "She wishes to testify, provided that we can agree on terms that are fair and which ensure ...More..

Typhoon toll in Philippines reaches 81
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Typhoon toll in Philippines reaches 81

A mudslide has buried dozens of people on the Philippine island of Luzon , after Typhoon Mangkhut's powerful sweep. Numerous losses were suffered in the town of Itogon in the Philippines' mountainous nor...More..

Pakistan court suspends prison sentences of Nawaz Sharif and family
by | Thursday, September 20, 2018

Pakistan court suspends prison sentences of Nawaz Sharif and family

Amjad Pervez, a defence lawyer, had said the required bonds had been posted and Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law would be released from Adiala prison, where they have been serving 10-year, seven-year and one...More..

Bengalis born in Pakistan to get citizenship
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Bengalis born in Pakistan to get citizenship

But Umar recently said an International Monetary Fund rescue was a "fallback option" and that the government was exploring other avenues for assistance, which was broadly interpreted as Islamabad seeking help...More..

`Fort Trump'? It's a possibly says Poland
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

`Fort Trump'? It's a possibly says Poland

Polish President Andrzej Duda urged his United States counterpart to send more troops to his country in light of Russia's recent military aggression in Ukraine. Duda extended the invitation during a one-on-...More..

Man opens fire at Wisconsin software company, injuring 4
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Man opens fire at Wisconsin software company, injuring 4

Wisconsin police are asking everyone near the scene of an reported active shooting to hunker down until further notice. Middleton Police are leading the investigation. Police are responding to a report of an ...More..

by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Trump Says It's 'Very Hard For Me To Imagine' Kavanaugh Accusations

That the president's senior counselor, Kellyanne Conway , swiftly advocated listening to the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault points to the power of the #MeToo ...More..

Trump pushing for $200 bn tariffs on China
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Trump pushing for $200 bn tariffs on China

The two governments have already imposed 25 per cent tariffs on $50 billion of each other's goods. The White House has sought to pressure Beijing to reduce its trade surplus with America and protect intellect...More..