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Melania Trump, ending Africa tour, says glad Kavanaugh, accuser been heard

Melania Trump, ending Africa tour, says glad Kavanaugh, accuser been heard

She said she did not always agree with her husband's tweets, and that she tells him that. The former model had a terse rejoinder when asked about that: "I wish people would focus on what I do, not ...

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France says Russian global hacking claims 'worrying'

France says Russian global hacking claims 'worrying'

The indictment alleges that the seven defendants, all of whom are members of Russia's military intelligence agency, sought to sow disinformation and create an influence campaign as retaliation for the...

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Susan Collins says she’s getting positive response from Mainers after vote

Susan Collins says she’s getting positive response from Mainers after vote

The Senate voted to confirm Kavanaugh to the nation's highest court with a 50-48 vote Saturday, and he was sworn in a few hours later. Susan Collins (R-Maine) on Monday claimed she's received a posi...

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North Korea ready to allow inspectors into missile sites, Pompeo says

The trade war between China and the USA is however being seen as a barrier to co-operation in the North Korean crisis. Pompeo didn't meet with Kim on that trip. Pompeo, however, played down the differ...

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Interpol president reported missing during trip to China - Ireland

Interpol president reported missing during trip to China - Ireland

Meng's wife says she hasn't heard from him since he left Lyon at the end of September. As president, he chairs Interpol's executive committee, elected by member states, and is in charge of ensuring ...

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PAK opposition leader jailed prior to election week in corruption probe

PAK opposition leader jailed prior to election week in corruption probe

Accusing previous governments of looting wealth of the nation he said the PML-N and PPP were a "union of corruption" and when they faced accountability, they start terming it a threat to democracy. Ea...

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Jamal Khashoggi Was Allegedly Killed Inside Saudi Consulate in Turkey

Jamal Khashoggi Was Allegedly Killed Inside Saudi Consulate in Turkey

Turan Kislakci, a friend of Jamal Khashoggi and the head of the Turkish-Arab Media Association, told The Associated Press on Sunday that officials also told him they "have evidence he was killed in ...

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After Indonesia quake, empowering coastal communities will save lives

After Indonesia quake, empowering coastal communities will save lives

Palu city on Sulawesi island has been left in ruins after it was hit by a powerful quake and a wall of water which razed whole neighbourhoods to the ground, with the official death toll now 1,571. "S...

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Pompeo to travel to DPRK, meeting with Kim for talks

Pompeo to travel to DPRK, meeting with Kim for talks

North Korea, Lee stressed, was willing to give up its nuclear weapons for peace and prosperity. "We see this as a consistent effort, before, during and after any diplomatic efforts by the United Sta...

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Retired Supreme Court Justice: Kavanaugh does not belong on high court

Retired Supreme Court Justice: Kavanaugh does not belong on high court

Kavanaugh opponents held nationwide protests on Thursday, including a demonstration across the street from the ABA's headquarters in Chicago. Kavanaugh also testified last week that allegations agai...

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Australia 'cool head' in US-China spat: PM

Australia 'cool head' in US-China spat: PM

The US Navy said one of its ships nearly collided with a Chinese warship in the South China Sea , in an "unsafe and unprofessional manoeuvre". The close call capped days of tit-for-tat military...

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Putin labels poisoned spy Sergei Skripal a 'scumbag' and 'traitor'

Putin labels poisoned spy Sergei Skripal a 'scumbag' and 'traitor'

S-400 is known as Russia's most advanced long-range surface-to-air missile defence system. The Russian S-400s are now the best complexes in their class. India and Russian Federation also have th...

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Recep Erdogan opens huge mosque in Germany amid rival rallies

Recep Erdogan opens huge mosque in Germany amid rival rallies

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is speaking at the inauguration of a mosque under heavy security as he winds up a visit to Germany. However, these relations have hit rock bottom after the fai...

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Kavanaugh exits Harvard after students, in letter, ask for rescinding appointment

Kavanaugh exits Harvard after students, in letter, ask for rescinding appointment

Catherine Claypoole, associate dean and dean for academic and faculty affairs at the law school, told students the news in an email sent on Monday night. "People are coming together to say, 'This isn'...

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US Senate Could Hold Final Kavanaugh Vote Saturday

US Senate Could Hold Final Kavanaugh Vote Saturday

Mr McConnell, a Republican, filed a petition for a cloture vote , which if successful would limit debate on the nomination and start the clock ticking on a final 30-hour waiting period before a Senat...

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GOP senators expect Kavanaugh FBI probe results soon

He has denied the allegations . Told reporters. "If you want people to be candid when they talk to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, you ain't going to make that public". Separately, Republican ...

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Sen. Graham to Trump: Renominate Kavanaugh If He Falls Short

Sen. Graham to Trump: Renominate Kavanaugh If He Falls Short

Mr Kavanaugh has denied Ms Ford's allegations. "How did you get home?" he continued. "When the other sides weaponizes against men 40 years later we can bring it up and you did something in high school...

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Theresa May rocked by 'no confidence' letter ahead of crucial conference speech

Theresa May rocked by 'no confidence' letter ahead of crucial conference speech

While many party members adore Mr. Johnson's witty speeches and his stand on Brexit, others find him too unpredictable to be Prime Minister. Johnson, the figurehead for the campaign to leave the Eu...

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Trump Administration Denies Visas to Unmarried, Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

Trump Administration Denies Visas to Unmarried, Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

Alfonso Nam, president of UN-GLOBE, a group that advocates on behalf of the U.N.'s LGBTI employees, told The Washington Blade that the new rule would "have a chilling effect on all couples in th...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation can question 'anybody' about Kavanaugh

Federal Bureau of Investigation can question 'anybody' about Kavanaugh

The FBI has already conducted six background investigations of Kavanaugh , but it is also about to complete a supplemental probe of sexual assault allegations. Swetnick, who is represented by promi...

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Trump rewrites rules of trade with new deal

Trump rewrites rules of trade with new deal

The deal then would have to be approved by Congress. "I think farmers work hard in this country, and this is a hit to them." One letter promises Canada will be exempt from any future US tariff...

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Jeff Flake Pledges to Consider FBI Review Before Final Kavanaugh Vote

In an interview that aired Sunday, Jeff Flake said that if that investigation found that Kavanaugh lied to the judicial committee during his hearing, his nomination would "be over", per CNN . And...

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North Korea has as many as 60 nuclear weapons, warns South Korea

North Korea has as many as 60 nuclear weapons, warns South Korea

The 20-day exercise that began on Monday saw South Korean troops clearing landmines at the Joint Security Area (JSA). Regarding Arrow Head Hill, where remains from the Korean War are believed to be ...

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Sex crimes prosecutor wouldn't charge Kavanaugh

Sex crimes prosecutor wouldn't charge Kavanaugh

Menaker says she has never watched Mitchell prosecute a case, but the organization has "nothing negative to say" about her as a person or professional. Republicans will refuse, following up an opening...

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Air Niugini revises report, says 1 passenger missing after crash-landing in Micronesia

Air Niugini revises report, says 1 passenger missing after crash-landing in Micronesia

Air Niugini chairman Kosta Constaninou said witnesses reported seeing the passenger board a dinghy as USA divers and locals rescued the passengers and crew from the sinking plane. "The aircraft had 35...

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Kavanaugh Nomination Voted Out Of Committee Amid Flake Proposal

Kavanaugh Nomination Voted Out Of Committee Amid Flake Proposal

Kavanaugh replied, "For 12 years, everyone who has appeared before me on the D.C. Circuit has praised my judicial temperament". Ford claimed she was able to escape to a bathroom and then outside of ...

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NAFTA deal could be imminent

NAFTA deal could be imminent

Canada's ambassador to Washington says the US and Canada have made a lot of progress in free trade talks but there is no deal. Following the Cabinet meeting, Trudeau said it was "a good day for Ca...

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Hearing with Kavanaugh, accuser still on despite new allegations

Hearing with Kavanaugh, accuser still on despite new allegations

Ford attorneys sent the Judiciary Committee a report on an August 8 lie-detector test she took on her allegations that states her answers were "not indicative of deception". Republican Sen. Orrin Hatc...

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North Korea says denuclearization hinges on US reducing sanctions

North Korea says denuclearization hinges on US reducing sanctions

Trump began by talking of the massive threat that North Korea posed before he took office in January 2017. At the UN, North Korea repeated its request to the U.S. The minister also said sanctions a...

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EAM takes on Pakistan for 'breeding terrorism', calls for UNSC reforms

EAM takes on Pakistan for 'breeding terrorism', calls for UNSC reforms

Speaking in Urdu, Qureshi said Pakistan sought resolution of all the issues through a comprehensive and serious dialogue. "On the occasion, Swaraj completely ignored ongoing atrocities in Indian-occup...

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ABC staff demand independent inquiry into Justin Milne’s Emma Alberici email

ABC staff demand independent inquiry into Justin Milne’s Emma Alberici email

Fifield yesterday announced that his department would investigate the claim that Milne tried to get ABC chief economics correspondent Emma Alberici fired because the government "hated" her , as we...

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India expresses deep sympathies to tsunami-hit Indonesia, assures all help

India expresses deep sympathies to tsunami-hit Indonesia, assures all help

Indonesian President Joko Widodo arrived on the island of Sulawesi on Sunday to take stock of the situation. "When the ( tsunami ) threat arose yesterday, people were still doing their activitie...

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Trump accuses China of meddling in U.S. midterms

Trump accuses China of meddling in U.S. midterms

Trump said the U-S sanctions on‎ Iran will return in full force by early November. Iranian "ghost tankers" are dismantling their vessel tracking systems upon leaving the Strait of Hormuz in a bid ...

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The creative techniques that rescuers use to find missing children with autism

The creative techniques that rescuers use to find missing children with autism

But on Thursday, the hunt appeared to have come to an end. Earlier Thursday, the city sent out a reverse 911 robocall to 32,146 landlines and cellphone numbers in an effort to find people who were...

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World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements

World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements

Pompeo said the USA considers Iran the leading state sponsor of terrorism. "In less than 2 years my administration has accomplished more than nearly any administration in the history of our countr...

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