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Gov. Baker, On Kavanaugh: 'There Should Be No Vote In The Senate'

Gov. Baker, On Kavanaugh: 'There Should Be No Vote In The Senate' In evidence for the hearing, Kavanaugh acknowledges drinking in high school with his friends, but says he has never done anything "remotely resembling" the sexual misconduct alleged by his chief accuser. During the examination, held at a Maryland Hilton Hotel, she was asked two questions: is any part of your statement false? In it, Avenatti names the third woman as Julie Swetnick . [Full Article...]

Furious Trump Says Democrats 'Laugh Like Hell' Over Kavanaugh Debacle

General Assembly in NY. "It's possible they could be convincing". The president has stood firmly by Kavanaugh during the first two allegations that came forward from Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez. And the president said he's had much experience with false accusations. "I loved it, because all the time our identity is ignored by the Turkish government, by the Iranian government", ... [Full Article...]

One year later at UN, Trump’s ‘rocket man’ Kim is ‘terrific’

One year later at UN, Trump’s ‘rocket man’ Kim is ‘terrific’ Trump's remarks on North Korea this year have been dramatically different from those in his speech last year at the United Nations assembly, when he threatened to "totally destroy" the country and mocked Kim as "Rocket Man" on a "suicide mission". [Full Article...]

Avenatti Names Third Kavanaugh Accuser

Avenatti Names Third Kavanaugh Accuser Swetnick says she is a Washington, D.C., resident. "This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone", Kavanaugh said. "I've never participated in a gang rape". In his tweet, Avenatti said he is demanding an immediate FBI investigation into his client's allegations. Judge has said he has no memory of the alleged sexual assault in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee. [Full Article...]

Iran will have hell to pay: U.S. national security adviser

Iran will have hell to pay: U.S. national security adviser The EU move comes a day before Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani separately address the UN General Assembly, with the USA leader expected to take a hard line on Iran . "We do not intend to allow our sanctions to be evaded by Europe or anybody else". President Donald Trump dressed down Iran on Tuesday at a meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, warning Tehran that it face... [Full Article...]

Labour votes to keep open the option of second Brexit referendum

Labour votes to keep open the option of second Brexit referendum At a conference fringe event Sir Keir Starmer said he did not know whether Brexit day would be delayed if the Government's proposals were voted down in Parliament or if an election put Labour into power. Corbyn himself risked the ire of the overwhelmingly pro-Remain Labour conference by pledging to support a "sensible" Brexit that would "meet the needs of the country". [Full Article...]

Seal slaps kayaker with an octopus

Mulinder captioned the video on Instagram . The seal threw the octopus into the air, smacking Mulinder square in the face. "I know insane right", kayaker Kyle Mulinder wrote on Instagram . Mulinder appears to be fine now, and so is the octopus, which apparently stayed stuck to his kayak and out of the grasp of the seal following the fight. [Full Article...]

Justine Milne: a complete list of allegations against him as ABC chair

Justine Milne: a complete list of allegations against him as ABC chair In one email to managing director Michelle Guthrie - who was herself sacked on Monday - Mr Milne said the government hated Emma Alberici and the ABC should "get rid of her". The board held an urgent meeting on Wednesday afternoon and afterwards Mr Milne said he meant to stay on as chairman. "I have never provided instructions that anybody should be sacked". [Full Article...]

Trump at UN Press Conference

Trump at UN Press Conference In a meeting with the Malaysian premier, Rouhani called for enhanced cooperation among Muslim countries to counter terrorism and extremism, saying this could contribute to global stability and security. migration initiative even as he praised the U.N. itself as a force for peace. Despite the conciliatory tone, Trump said that Washington would prefer to keep all options - including military o... [Full Article...]

Adultery not a criminal offence, says Supreme Court

Adultery not a criminal offence, says Supreme Court The case was heard by a bench presided by CJI Misra and comprising Justices R.F. Nariman, A.M. Khanwilkar, D.Y. Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra over six days beginning August 1. It also challenges Section 198 that allows an aggrieved husband of a married woman in adulterous relationship to lodge a complaint but not the aggrieved wife of the adulterous man. [Full Article...]

Third woman makes sexual misconduct allegations about Brett Kavanaugh

The Associated Press has not been able to corroborate them, and continues to investigate. One day before his first accuser is due to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about her allegation of being pinned to a bed, groped, and silenced from screaming by a 17-year-old Kavanaugh when she was 15, a third woman has come forward. [Full Article...]

UN pays tribute to Nelson Mandela; follow Madiba's example, Trudeau urges

UN pays tribute to Nelson Mandela; follow Madiba's example, Trudeau urges He said while global threats like climate change, armed conflict and other "emerging threats" continue to test the world's commitment to Mandela's values, the man known as "Madiba" would only see such challenges as evidence of work still to be done. [Full Article...]

Wealthy couple allegedly murdered by contract killer hired by estranged kin

Wealthy couple allegedly murdered by contract killer hired by estranged kin The wife's brother, Warut Satchakit, was arrested over the disappearance after CCTV showed him entering the home and stealing their auto the next morning on Friday. Major General Sanpat Praputsra said: 'The progress of the case is moving well and we're in control. He was charged with theft of the pick up and released on bail of 100,000 baht at the time. [Full Article...]

NUS loses title of Asia's top uni but scores in global outlook

The World University Rankings applies a methodology that uses 13 performance indicators to obtain their final list. In what was described as an impressive debut entry by the annual " Times Higher Education World University Rankings", the Indian Institute of Technology Indore ( IIT Indore) becomes India's second highest ranked university - and a global top 400 institution - with its strong ... [Full Article...]

Trump Blasts 'Con Artist' Dems He Says 'Laugh' at Kavanaugh Allegations

Trump Blasts 'Con Artist' Dems He Says 'Laugh' at Kavanaugh Allegations Most Republican politicians have been less acidic in challenging the women's credibility, mindful of competitive November elections in which many female voters are already expected to abandon Republican candidates because of hostility toward Trump . [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh's accuser to testify in Senate for Trump's Supreme Court nominee

According to the declaration, shared by lawyer Michael Avenatti , Swetnick said she met Kavanaugh and his school friend, Mark Judge, in the 1980s and attended several parties in which the two were present . They come from Ms Ford's husband and three family friends, who say Ms Ford mentioned the incident in 2012, 2013, 2016 and 2017. " Brett Kavanaugh ", Ms Ford responded by email, acc... [Full Article...]

Approval of $330 mln military sale to Taiwan draws China's ire

Approval of $330 mln military sale to Taiwan draws China's ire Taiwan on Tuesday welcomed the United States announcement, saying it would help the island strengthen its defence capabilities. Taiwan split from the mainland in 1949, but China claims it as part of its territory and has threatened to invade the island to reunite it with the mainland. [Full Article...]

Iran, oil, and sanctions — UN General Assembly

Iran, oil, and sanctions — UN General Assembly The White House has confirmed that President Trump issued orders in his role as Commander in Chief of the military to attack all of the countries that laughed at him during his speech to the UN General Assembly earlier in the week. Responding to the laughs, Trump said, "Didn't expect that reaction, but that's OK". Shortly before he spoke, in fact, U.N. Secretary-General Guterres had defended g... [Full Article...]

Salisbury Poisoning Suspect Named As Russian Colonel

Salisbury Poisoning Suspect Named As Russian Colonel Moscow did not immediately comment on the development and last night the Home Office said it could neither confirm nor deny the reporting. "It was long enough for Reuters to quote it in a report, however, running under the headline: "'True identity' of Salisbury suspect revealed, United Kingdom defense minister says". [Full Article...]

Trump Touts 'America First' At The United Nations

Trump Touts 'America First' At The United Nations News stories about the speech , including in The Washington Post, noted that the laughter came after Trump had opened his remarks by saying his administration had accomplished more than "almost any other administration" in US history. While Wednesday's meeting of the council will be addressing the issue of nonproliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, Trump himself has left litt... [Full Article...]


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