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Bush advocating for Kavanaugh with senators

Bush advocating for Kavanaugh with senators

Trump borrowed a line from Kavanaugh , who cited the constitutional role of the Senate during the hearing to say that Democrats had "replaced advise and consent with search and destroy ". He repea...

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Pinoys safe after plane crash-landed in Micronesia - DFA

Pinoys safe after plane crash-landed in Micronesia - DFA

The airline did not immediately offer any other details about the passenger, such as his age or nationality. The cause of the crash and the exact sequence of events remains unclear. The weather "was...

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Tsunami Death Toll in Indonesia Jumps to 832

Tsunami Death Toll in Indonesia Jumps to 832

A woman was pulled alive from the debris of the city's Roa Roa Hotel, where up to 60 people were believed trapped. "Time is so important here to save people", said Muhammad Syaugi , head of the nat...

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Four in 10 believe allegations against Kavanaugh, three in 10 do not

Four in 10 believe allegations against Kavanaugh, three in 10 do not

Following Ford's testimony , Kavanaugh vigorously denied the allegations before the committee and accused Democrats of launching a last-minute attempt to derail his nomination. "I think he's going ...

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Pak's commitment to terrorism continues unabated: Sushma at UN

Pak's commitment to terrorism continues unabated: Sushma at UN

We need to change the institution's head and heart to make both compatible to contemporary reality. # Sushma Swaraj at UNGA: The biggest challenge of our era comes from the existential threats o...

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Justin Milne resigns as ABC chairman after crisis board meeting

Justin Milne resigns as ABC chairman after crisis board meeting

Beyond the reports suggesting that Milne wanted to fire both Alberici and Probyn , Fairfax has reported that Milne referred to Guthrie as "the missus" to staff, and spoke of women as "chick...

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Trump accuses China of 2018 election meddling; Beijing rejects charge

Trump accuses China of 2018 election meddling; Beijing rejects charge

A year ago at the U.N., Trump belittled its leader Kim Jong Un as "Rocket Man" and threatened to annihilate the country, but on Wednesday he touted the "the wonderful relationship" with Kim and teased...

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Over 380 Dead After Earthquakes Cause Devastating Tsunami in Indonesia

Over 380 Dead After Earthquakes Cause Devastating Tsunami in Indonesia

The death toll of anearthquake and tsunami that hit two Indonesia cities has reached at least 384 as rescuers battle to reach victims in devastated areas. Dramatic video of the tsunami hitting ...

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GOP’s ‘Female Assistant’ Rachel Mitchell Pokes Holes in Her Own Cross-Examination

GOP’s ‘Female Assistant’ Rachel Mitchell Pokes Holes in Her Own Cross-Examination

The committee recommendation vote was expected to pass on Friday, and the full Senate vote on confirmation could take place as soon as Tuesday. An experienced prosecutor, Mitchell does not operate u...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation contact second accuser of court nominee Kavanaugh

Federal Bureau of Investigation contact second accuser of court nominee Kavanaugh

The Senate Judiciary Committee says the probe should be limited to "current credible allegations" against Kavanaugh and be finished by October 5. Dick Durbin, a Democrat from IL, said it was his under...

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No surprises expected for Tropical Storm Kirk

No surprises expected for Tropical Storm Kirk

A tropical storm warning remains in effect for Barbados , St Lucia, Dominica, Martinique, and Guadeloupe, while there is still a tropical storm watch for St Vincent and the Grenadines. From late Fr...

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Adultery law: SC ruling to help build healthier relationships

Adultery law: SC ruling to help build healthier relationships

Granting the husband additional power to prosecute his wife for adultery , by making the provision gender neutral, would be like rubbing salt to a festering wound. It also cited the "rising misuse ...

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USA to repatriate remains of South Korean troops

USA to repatriate remains of South Korean troops

Trump was also caught on tape in 2005 boasting of grabbing women by their genitals and kissing them without permission. He told one associate in recent days that he believed the media was always incli...

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Rouhani: Preventing Iran from selling oil unsafe

Rouhani: Preventing Iran from selling oil unsafe

In 2014, Trump tweeted: "We need a President who isn't a laughing stock to the entire World". " Didn't expect that reaction , but that's OK", he said to more laughter from the crowd. In its most r...

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Russian Federation to supply Syria with anti-aircraft system after spy plane downed

Russian Federation to supply Syria with anti-aircraft system after spy plane downed

The decision to transfer the S-300 comes after a Russian war plane was shot down in Syria on September 17, leading to the loss of 15 Russian military personnel. The IAF denies that this is what happ...

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Air Niugini plane crashes into Micronesian lagoon

Air Niugini plane crashes into Micronesian lagoon

The Boeing 737-800 plane was attempting to land at Chuuk Airport on the remote island of Weno in Micronesia but ditched in a lagoon at about 9.30am local time (12.30am United Kingdom time). Local bo...

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Meet the Republican female prosecutor who will question Kavanaugh, accuser

Meet the Republican female prosecutor who will question Kavanaugh, accuser

Prosecutor Rachel Mitchell acknowledged Thursday the difficulty of the format the Senate Judiciary Committee was using to explore the allegation from Christine Blasey Ford that Supreme Court nom...

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Hearing opens with an apology to Ford, Kavanaugh

Hearing opens with an apology to Ford, Kavanaugh

At the time of writing, Ford's testimony has been incredibly poised and clear, which is beyond hard for someone reliving their trauma. "But first, Ford will step forward to tell her story - exposing...

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Emotional, 'heroic' and with factual gaps: Highlights from Kavanaugh’s accuser’s testimony

Emotional, 'heroic' and with factual gaps: Highlights from Kavanaugh’s accuser’s testimony

Kavanaugh denied the accusation. "Indelible into the hippocampus is the laughter - the uproarious laughter between the two, and their having fun at my expense", Ford said . He continued: "You may d...

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Pro-Israel groups weigh in on Trump's United Nations speech

This so-called special objective vehicle is supposed to ease payments linked to Iranian exports and imports, providing... But there is little doubt that delegates will use this week to re-energize t...

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Trump says he may delay Rosenstein meeting

Trump says he may delay Rosenstein meeting

The president initially set his meeting with Rosenstein for Thursday, the same day that the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing on the allegations against Kavanaugh. We had fun", Trump tol...

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U.S. blacklists Venezuela's first lady, officials in latest sanctions

U.S. blacklists Venezuela's first lady, officials in latest sanctions

Trump spoke while attending the UN General Assembly after meeting with Colombia President Ivan Duque (DOO-kay). The sanctions would freeze any assets that a blacklisted person holds under US jurisd...

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Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick

Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick

In an affidavit posted online on September 26 by her lawyer, Michael Avenatti , Julie accused President Donald Trump " s pick for the Supreme Court of spiking girls" drinks in the 1980s. Tuck...

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Indian Navy officer Abhilash Tomy, stranded in Indian Ocean, rescued

Indian Navy officer Abhilash Tomy, stranded in Indian Ocean, rescued

The yacht was in Australia's search and rescue zone 3,500 kilometres southwest of the Australian city of Perth and 3,000 kilometres southeast of the French island of Reunion, said Australian Maritim...

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Key Republican senators go cold on Kavanaugh

Key Republican senators go cold on Kavanaugh

I don't believe that. "I think his conduct on the courts since verifies that.". A little more than a quarter (27 percent) say his nomination does not make any difference to their vote. And there remai...

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SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

It also said that schools could not insist on children's Aadhaar numbers to enrol students, further adding that no child could be denied state welfare benefits for the want of an Aadhaar number. Not...

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Rosenstein Secretly Recording President Trump?

Rosenstein Secretly Recording President Trump?

Trump announced on Twitter last month that McGahn would leave the administration this fall, following a bombshell Times article that said McGahn had given over 30 hours of testimony in Mueller's i...

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Donald Trump and Moon Jae-in sign renegotiated trade agreement

Donald Trump and Moon Jae-in sign renegotiated trade agreement

President Trump signed a revised free-trade pact on Monday with South Korea, as he steps up efforts this week to show he can strike new market-opening deals and isn't antagonistic to trade. The top US...

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Russian Federation to supply Syria with missile system

Moreover, the Israelis misinformed the Russians about the location of their targets. Following the incident , Russian Federation made a decision to supply an S-300 air-defense system to the Syrian ...

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At least 86 dead after Lake Victoria ferry accident; rescue efforts ongoing

At least 86 dead after Lake Victoria ferry accident; rescue efforts ongoing

The large crowd is said to have moved when the ferry was getting ready to dock. "We are really saddened and urge the government to provide a new ferry because the old one was small and the populatio...

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