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Oct 04 2018

Kavanaugh Vote Set for Friday as FBI Delivers Report to White House

McConnell, a Republican, filed a petition for a so-called cloture vote , which if successful would limit debate on the Kavanaugh nomination and start the clock ticking o...

Oct 04 2018

Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh not to teach at Harvard next year

Supreme Court nominee informed the Ivy League school he won't be back to teach his January course. Other than the plain udpate from administration, Harvard Law students...

Oct 04 2018

UB40 Want Nothing to Do With Brett Kavanaugh

The members called for bipartisan ground rules to be established for public discussion of the information provided by the FBI , adding it is critical the American people...

Oct 03 2018

Kavanaugh's temperament, credibility emerge as flashpoints in Supreme Court fight

Christine Blasey Ford , a California psychology professor, alleged in emotional Senate testimony that Kavanaugh pinned her down, attempted to remove her clothes and preve...

Oct 03 2018

Trump says it's 'a very scary time for young men in America'

As the president accused the Democrats of having been attempting to destroy Kavanaugh since "the very first second he was announced", the crowd broke into chants of suppo...

Oct 03 2018

Boris Johnson continues renegade campaign to undermine Theresa May’s Brexit plan

A Tory MP has filed a letter of no confidence against his leader, Theresa May, in a shocking blow to her leadership minutes before her Conservative Party conference spe...

Oct 02 2018

State Department changes visa rules for same-sex partners of foreign diplomats

The justification for this move is that gay marriage is now legal in the US, so it's only fair that gay and straight couples play by the same rules. Reports suggest the...

Oct 02 2018

Former classmate says Trump court nominee lied about his drinking

The apparent go-ahead for an un-proscribed interview , reported by the New York Times and as stated by President Trump a press conference, follows reports that the ...

Oct 02 2018

Trump hails 'most important ever' US-Canada-Mexico trade pact

The Trump administration has been working to sign a new trade deal before Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto leaves office on December 1. The new trade agreement , T...

Oct 02 2018

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake considering 2020 presidential run

That's what you're telling me when you vote for him. Mr Ludington added that while youthful drinking should not condemn someone for life, he had nevertheless been con...

Oct 02 2018

North, South Korea begin removing landmines along fortified border

The Korean War left millions dead or missing, and South Korea wants to expand joint excavations with North Korea for remains at Demilitarized Zone areas. Many exp...

Oct 01 2018

Lindsey Graham leads the counter-resistance to save Kavanaugh

Graham shook his head and said to Kavanaugh , "I can not imagine what you and your family have gone through". "Boy, y'all want power". "I hope the American people ...

Oct 01 2018

Micronesia air crash turns fatal as passenger's body found - airline

Air Niugini chairman Kosta Constaninou said witnesses reported seeing the passenger board a dinghy as U.S. divers and locals rescued the passengers and crew from the sink...

Oct 01 2018

American Bar Association: Delay Kavanaugh vote

In another statement, Patrick J. Smyth, identified by Ford as being among those downstairs at the party, says "I have no knowledge of the party in question; nor do I ha...

Oct 01 2018

Canada reaches 11th-hour NAFTA deal with U.S., Mexico

President Donald Trump long promised to renegotiate or rip up NAFTA . It was unclear, however, whether Trump had authority from Congress to pursue a revamped NAFTA wit...

Sep 30 2018

'We fell in love:' Trump swoons over letters from North Korea's Kim

North Korea's top diplomat did not mention Trump by name during his speech, nor did he offer him any praise or credit for the summit or warming of relations. On the con...

Sep 30 2018

Global Power Politics Affect Afghanistan, Pakistan: Qureshi

In our case, terrorism is bred not in some faraway land, but across our border. Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has warned India that if it did any venture across...

Sep 30 2018

Australian Broadcasting Corporation chair resigns over political interference claims

Justin Milne resigned from the national broadcaster amid reports he had called for journalists to be fired because their reporting was disliked by the Australian gover...

Sep 30 2018

Indonesia tsunami toll tops 800 amid search for survivors

Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings brought down in the 7.5 magnitude natural disaster which struck on Friday and triggered tsunami waves as ...