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Kavanaugh's accuser makes more demands for testimony agreement

Kavanaugh's accuser makes more demands for testimony agreement She says she can relate to women who say they've been mistreated by men and understands why it might take years to come forward with such allegations. "We're going to plow right through it, and do our job". That silence and Mr Grassley's offer, which did not rule out further compromise, left uncertain whether Ms Ford would appear and tell politicians about her allegation that an inebriated Mr ... [Full Article...]

European Union pushing for October agreement

European Union pushing for October agreement Asked about the rejection of Chequers, May said she had expected that "at various stages of these negotiations, tactics would be used". The PM's remarks came following an eventful two-day European Union summit in Austria, which also saw German Chancellor Angela Merkel talk of the need for "substantial progress" over the next four weeks and French President Emmanuel Macron describe leaders of the... [Full Article...]

Cruz vs. O'Rourke: Two polls show different results

Cruz vs. O'Rourke: Two polls show different results The tweets may lean toward O'Rourke, but as the congressman said onstage at Southern Methodist University, 50 percent of rural Texans don't have reliable access to broadband internet. A shocking video shows Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Tex.) comparing police officers to those who implemented racist Jim Crow laws of the post-Civil War South. [Full Article...]

Amnesty Calls for Accountability for Hurricane Maria Using Projection on Trump Hotel

Amnesty Calls for Accountability for Hurricane Maria Using Projection on Trump Hotel Like thousands of other Puerto Ricans, Molina's wife and son moved to South Florida's city of Homestead. The aid was part of the $20 billion disaster recovery grant agreement, the largest pledge in the agency's history. "I think it's inexplicable", Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International's secretary general, told The Associated Press during a visit to the island Thursday. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh hearings: Does panel need 'protocol' for sexual assault allegations?

Kavanaugh hearings: Does panel need 'protocol' for sexual assault allegations? It was not immediately clear how Republicans would respond to Ford's request to testify later in the week. Clark's words were echoed by Senator Elizabeth Warren, a fellow Democrat whose name is frequently floated as a possible presidential candidate in 2020. [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly taping Trump

Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly taping Trump Rosenstein has denied the report. Trump has publicly lashed out at both Rosenstein and Sessions ever since, blaming them for fueling what he called a "witch hunt" bent on undermining his administration. McCabe's lawyer, Michael Bromwich, said in a statement that his client "drafted memos to memorialize significant discussions he had with high level officials and preserved them so he would have a... [Full Article...]

Storm Bronagh brings road and rail chaos

Storm Bronagh brings road and rail chaos Looking further ahead there is another weather system expected to bring more wind and rain across parts of the United Kingdom on Sunday and into Monday. A substantial amount of flooding has closed the A487 Dyfi Bridge in both directions at Machynlleth, with the road expected to remain closed for some time. [Full Article...]

Kerala: Rape Accused Bishop Interrogated By Police For Over Six Hour

Kerala: Rape Accused Bishop Interrogated By Police For Over Six Hour The bishop was taken for a medical examination after his arrest. The case has reached the high echelons of the Catholic hierarchy and has been brought to the notice of the Vatican, reports said. Kottayam Superintendent of Police Hari Sankar has said the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the case would complete the interrogation Friday. [Full Article...]

South Africa legalises cannabis and marijuana use

South Africa legalises cannabis and marijuana use Now, Twitter has been lit with joy since the ruling was handed down. Under Uruguayan law, citizens and residents can buy up to 40 grammes (1.4 ounces) of pot a month from pharmacies, grow it themselves at home, or join cannabis clubs where members tend to the plants together. [Full Article...]

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dead at 61 due to illness

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang dead at 61 due to illness Despite holding one of the top 4 positions of the country and officially being the head of state, Quang's role as President was considered to be largely ceremonial, greeting visiting leaders and hosting diplomatic events in a bid to boost Vietnam's profile on the world stage. [Full Article...]

Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing

Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing California professor Christine Blasey Ford accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault in an incident that she said took place in the early 1980s when the two were high school students. Ford's lawyers and Democrats on the panel want the FBI to investigate the charges. As Brett Kavanaugh faces a sexual assault allegation that has rocked his nomination to be a Supreme Court justice, one Democr... [Full Article...]

Multiple people shot in Syracuse, including children

Multiple people shot in Syracuse, including children Earlier Thursday in Maryland, three people were fatally shot and three more were wounded but expected to survive, Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler told a news conference. "This is very tragic event ", Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler said during a news conference. Local media reported that gunfire erupted at a gathering and that a child may have been among those injured. [Full Article...]

Government calls off meeting with Pakistan at UNGA: MEA Spokesperson

Government calls off meeting with Pakistan at UNGA: MEA Spokesperson Pakistan is slated to to host the SAARC Summit, but since Uri terror strike that killed 17 Indian army personnel in September 2016, New Delhi is leading the boycott of such a regional meet in Islamabad. The acceptance, however, faced a lot of flak as it comes a day after the killing of a Border Security Force (BSF) jawan along the International Border by Pakistan Rangers at sector level. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Accuser Refuses to Appear Monday, 'Prepared to Testify'

Kavanaugh Accuser Refuses to Appear Monday, 'Prepared to Testify' At a Las Vegas rally Thursday night, Trump continued to maintain a neutral stance on Ford's claims , telling a crowd of supporters 'We gotta let it play out'. While Ford's lawyers have said she is open to testifying , they have rejected the invitation to a Monday hearing. If Ford opts not to participate, Republicans could well dispense with the hearing to avoid giving Democrats a forum for p... [Full Article...]

Mystery of Captain Cook's Endeavour 'solved' after 240 years

Mystery of Captain Cook's Endeavour 'solved' after 240 years Friday's announcement will be attended by the chair of the Australian National Maritime Museum Peter Dexter, as well as Australia's consul-general Alastair Walton, News 9 noted . HMS Endeavour , Captain James Cook's old boat that he famously used to discover a few places that already existed, has apparently been found after spending almost 250 years lost at the bottom of the sea. [Full Article...]

US sanctions Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missiles

US sanctions Chinese military unit for buying Russian jets, missiles Reacting to the United States move, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said , " China is strongly outraged by this unreasonable action of the U.S. It's meant to impose appropriate pressures on Russia in response to Russian malign acts", the official said. Though India's purchase of the Russian missiles would violate sanctions under the Caatsa , lawmakers have allowed the possi... [Full Article...]

Child 'critcal' after second shark attack in 24 hours

Child 'critcal' after second shark attack in 24 hours Less than a day earlier a 46-year-old woman was bitten at the same location. The shark bite left her bleeding profusely, the report said. The woman was transported by helicopter to Mackay Base Hospital where she remains in a critical condition. [Full Article...]

Cody Wilson, 3D-printed gun activist, charged with sexual assault

Cody Wilson, 3D-printed gun activist, charged with sexual assault The affidavit says detectives determined that Sanjuro and Wilson were the same person after comparing his SugarDaddyMeet.com profile photo to Wilson's driver's license photo. The Austin Police Department is working with national and global authorities to locate Cody Wilson , 30, and "bring him to justice" after he became aware of the investigation and missed a flight home from Taipei, Command... [Full Article...]

Theresa May has Brexit Chequers plan rejected by European Union leaders

Plus, according to multiple reports, May really did not help her cause when she sat down for dinner with European leaders. Senior Brexiteers see Mrs May's political humiliation in Salzburg as an opportunity, not to remove her, but to allow her to climb down of... [Full Article...]

5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed in Queens day care

5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed in Queens day care Her relationship with the children wasn't immediately clear. She is in police custody at an area hospital. Police say a sixth person, 52-year-old woman, was found in the basement of the Flushing daycare center on 161st Street with her left wrist slashed that police said was self-inflicted. [Full Article...]


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