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Sen. Hirono: Dems should focus on midterms, not on impeaching Kavanaugh

Sen. Hirono: Dems should focus on midterms, not on impeaching Kavanaugh Justice Samuel Alito spoke at his swearing-in as well. Kavanaugh , who survived a bruising Senate confirmation process amid allegations of sexual assault in his youth, was "caught up in a hoax set up by the Democrats", Trump said . There are two big no's to come out of the Kavanaugh hearing - one that has been around for a while, the other that has just joined. Monday's ceremonial sweari... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Michael MAPPED: Weather maps show HUGE Hurricane THREATENING Florida

Hurricane Michael MAPPED: Weather maps show HUGE Hurricane THREATENING Florida A hurricane warning covered Florida's Gulf Coast from the Alabama state line to the Suwannee River. Michael is now about 50 miles south of the western tip of Cuba and is expected to make landfall along the Florida panhandle this week. [Full Article...]

Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh allegations a 'hoax'

Trump calls Brett Kavanaugh allegations a 'hoax' Trump had once said he found her testimony credible. Kavanaugh won Senate confirmation over the weekend, earning 50 "yes" votes - the fewest ever for any Supreme Court justice in the modern era. When Sen. Susan Collins announced, on Friday, October 5, that she would be voting "yes" on Brett M. Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, the four-term senator from ME went out of her way... [Full Article...]

Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks Lands Job as Communications Director for Fox

Former Trump Aide Hope Hicks Lands Job as Communications Director for Fox Trump is an outspoken fan of Fox News , often promoting their programming on his Twitter feed. Ms Hicks, 29, will serve as chief communications officer for Fox, the parent company of Fox News and other news outlets. Dinh announced her appointment Monday, along with that of Danny O'Brien, a former senior government affairs and policy executive from General Electric, who will become Fox's EVP and... [Full Article...]

Brazil's polarised election enters last day of campaigning

Brazil's polarised election enters last day of campaigning Brazil's presidential election race entered its last 48 hours on Friday, with far-right front-runner Jair Bolsonaro recovering from a near-fatal stabbing that kept him out of the final presidential debate on the country's largest network, TV Globo. [Full Article...]

McConnell says he’s open to Supreme Court nomination in 2020

McConnell says he’s open to Supreme Court nomination in 2020 He joked with the crowd that upon nominating him, he told Kavanaugh that he expected a quick and easy confirmation process. The court's two oldest justices are Democratic appointees: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85 and Stephen Breyer is 80. He asserted that "we simply followed the tradition of America". He also criticized the protests on the steps of the Supreme Court. You don't give up. [Full Article...]

Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married

Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married The bride's grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush, was also in attendance. The daughter of former President George W. Bush and Laura Bush Wednesday screenwriter Craig Coyne , The Associated Press reports . In April, the family bid farewell to their longtime matriarch, the first President Bush's wife, Barbara Bush . Poppy also served as ring bearer during the ceremony. [Full Article...]

Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army

Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army Na'alwa was an employee at the factory in Barkan , some seven kilometers west of the settlement city of Ariel in the northern West Bank , where the brutal shooting attack took place. Critics - many of whom have pushed to boycott the industrial zones - say Israel is taking advantage of a vulnerable workforce and a Palestinian economy crippled by Israeli restrictions. [Full Article...]

Michael expected to gain hurricane strength as it approaches Florida

Michael was lashing western Cuba late Monday morning with heavy rains and strong winds, according to the hurricane center. Eastern, Michael's peak winds attained hurricane-strength, climbing to 75 miles per hour, as it moved north at 7 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

William Nordhaus and Paul Romer Win Nobel Prize for Economics

Mr Nordhaus, of Yale University , was the first person to create a quantitative model that described the interplay between the economy and the climate, the academy said. Romer's research paved the way for endogenous growth theory , the academy said. Romer was born in Denver, Colorado. He taught at the University of Chicago, the University of Rochester, the University of California Berkeley and... [Full Article...]

Experts review importance of Melania Trump's Africa tour

Experts review importance of Melania Trump's Africa tour The helmet is often perceived as a symbol of European colonial rule. The FLOTUS , on Saturday, ended her week-long trip to Africa with a visit to Giza, Egypt . Bassam Radi the presidential palace' spokesperson said that president Sissi and his wife expressed their pleasure in receiving the US First lady in Cairo, where-as Sissi t expressed Egypt's keenness to strengthen the distinguished... [Full Article...]

U.S. and China have 'fundamental disagreements', says Mike Pompeo

U.S. and China have 'fundamental disagreements', says Mike Pompeo South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he expects North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to travel to Russian Federation and for Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit North Korea soon amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear crisis. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh sworn in at US Supreme Court

Kavanaugh sworn in at US Supreme Court ALSO READ | Who is Brett Kavanaugh? "I would never vote for someone who had committed sexual assault or who had lied about sexual assault". And I also know this woman is smart because she's a psychologist - she's no dummy. Republicans, on the other hand, touted Kavanaugh's fair judicial record and pointed to an FBI investigation that they say found no proof of the claims. [Full Article...]

US Vice President Accuses China Of "malign" Efforts To Undermine Trump

US Vice President Accuses China Of The number two in the government of the United States "has launched accusations that are unjustified against the domestic and foreign policy of China", that he "slandered, saying that she interfered in the internal affairs and in the u.s. In a speech at the Hudson Institute on Thursday, Pence said China has used covert actors , front groups, and propaganda in an attempt to sway United States pu... [Full Article...]

20 die in NY after limousine ploughs through pedestrian street

20 die in NY after limousine ploughs through pedestrian street All 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians died in the deadliest road accident in the United States in nearly a decade, officials said. Valerie Abeling said "our lives have been changed forever" after newlyweds Erin Vertucci and Shane McGowan were killed. [Full Article...]

Opposition to Kavanaugh Confirmation Continues Ahead of Final Vote

Opposition to Kavanaugh Confirmation Continues Ahead of Final Vote Manchin used an emailed statement to announce his support for Kavanaugh moments after Collins finished affirming hers. Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, a fellow moderate and a friend of Collins, is the only Republican who has indicated she will vote no. [Full Article...]

In Shift, McConnell Implies He'd Consider Trump SCOTUS Nom In Election Year

He was facing three allegations of sexual misconduct that lacked in evidence or corroborating witnesses. We're happy that we won. "The fact that they were willing to use Dr. Bob Casey - are further out of reach for Republicans . Heitkamp said she chose to vote against Kavanaugh after his "jaw-dropping" interaction with Democratic senators, including Minnesota's Amy Klobuchar. [Full Article...]

Backed by senators, Kavanaugh on track for U.S

Backed by senators, Kavanaugh on track for U.S One GOP senator was absent during the vote because of his daughter's wedding thousands of miles from Washington , D.C. Collins began her eagerly anticipated floor statement began shortly after 3 p.m.to the sounds of shouting and chants from anti-Kavanaugh protesters, like so numerous proceedings over the months-long confirmation process. [Full Article...]

Nigeria's opposition PDP selects Abubakar as 2019 presidential election

Nigeria's opposition PDP selects Abubakar as 2019 presidential election Ifeanyi Okowa , said he polled 693 votes. Atiku Abubakar won on Sunday nearly half the votes cast in a primary race to become the main opposition challenger to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in next year's elections, party officials said. [Full Article...]

Brexit deal could be agreed within weeks, European Union chief says

Brexit deal could be agreed within weeks, European Union chief says The chances of a Brexit agreement have grown in recent days, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said, after weeks of growing fears that Britain could crash out of the EU without a deal. "The lesson from history is clear: if you turn the European Union club into a prison, the desire to get out won't diminish it will grow - and we won't be the only prisoner that will want to e... [Full Article...]


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