• Trump court nominee Kavanaugh denies accusation by third woman
Trump court nominee Kavanaugh denies accusation by third woman

Asked by Acosta why he has stood by so many men who have been accused of sexual misconduct , rather than woman accusers, Trump said, "I've known them for a long time , a lot of these people". In the written testimony released on Wednesday by the committee, Mr Kavanaugh says he has "never sexually assaulted anyone - not in high school, not in co...

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  • Rod Rosenstein Might End Up Staying On Until After the Midterms
Rod Rosenstein Might End Up Staying On Until After the Midterms

Rosenstein, who has overseen the Russian Federation investigation ever since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself, soon after appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to prosecute the case. Rosenstein denied the report as "inaccurate and factually incorrect". Mr. Trump said he had spoken to Rosenstein, and Rosenstein said he "nev...

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  • World leaders at United Nations were 'laughing with me'
World leaders at United Nations were 'laughing with me'

But Macron's harshest criticism had to do with the Paris climate agreement, which Trump withdrew the US from in 2017. In a speech which focused heavily on the Middle East, Trump praised Saudi Arabia and the UAE for their roles in improving regional security and their efforts in assisting those affected by the ongoing conflicts in Syria and ...

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  • President attends the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit
President attends the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit

Emulate Mandela's Values, Buhari Tells World Leaders. Buhari spoke on Monday evening, September 24, at the declaration of Nelson Mandela decade of peace at the United Nations headquarters in NY in commemoration of the centenary celebration of the late anti-apartheid icon.

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  • Donald Trump says Israeli-Palestinian peace plan to be announced within months
Donald Trump says Israeli-Palestinian peace plan to be announced within months

And in his speech recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Mr Trump said: "The United States would support a two-state solution if agreed by both sides". The United States' Arab allies are strong proponents of a two state solution . "I'm very happy with the one that both parties like". Trump indicated that moving the embassy was "a big c...

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  • Trump delivers address to United Nations General Assembly
Trump delivers address to United Nations General Assembly

Iran and the U.S.' pullout of the internationally-accepted Obama-era nuclear pact is expected to be raised in the president's address on Tuesday. President Donald Trump is pictured speaking during his meeting with Colombian President Iván Duque at the United Nations .

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  • Democrat senator files lawsuit in attempt to block Brett Kavanaugh nomination
Democrat senator files lawsuit in attempt to block Brett Kavanaugh nomination

The White House had no immediate comment. "This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone. I've never sexually assaulted anyone", Kavanaugh said in the interview, sitting alongside his wife. Grassley even included a hand-written post-script where he wrote: 'I look forward to your testimony'. They come from Ford's husband and three family friends, ...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh accused of drugging women who were then gang-raped
Brett Kavanaugh accused of drugging women who were then gang-raped

The newest allegation comes days after Deborah Ramirez, in an interview with The New Yorker that was published Sunday, claimed Kavanaugh exposed himself to her and thrust his penis in her face during a party when they were both students at Yale University in the 1980s.

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  • Republicans Move Forward on Kavanaugh Nomination
Republicans Move Forward on Kavanaugh Nomination

The woman told The New Yorker that she was inebriated at the time of the alleged sexual misconduct but said she was confident in her recollection and hoped the FBI would investigate the claims. It's rare for nominees to the Supreme Court to give any interviews at all. The issue, as always, really comes down to a few swing votes who could make or ...

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  • Trump thanks Kim for his 'courage', steps taken for denuclearising North Korea
Trump thanks Kim for his 'courage', steps taken for denuclearising North Korea

Human Rights Council and its global compact on migration . "We need a President who isn't a laughing stock to the entire World", he tweeted in 2014, well before he launched his presidential campaign. The accord, negotiated under Democratic US President Barack Obama, lifted most worldwide sanctions against Tehran in exchange for Iran curbing ...

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  • Breaking SC says Aadhar not mandatory for these things
Breaking SC says Aadhar not mandatory for these things

He said Aadhaar violates informational privacy. "So you do not need to give your Aadhaar to private bodies like banks, schools , mobile companies". "Says it's unconstitutional. All plans to monetise biometric data now fail", Congress national spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi tweeted. He also criticized the excessive power handed to the UIDAI t...

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  • Rod Rosenstein expected to be fired, but future now uncertain
Rod Rosenstein expected to be fired, but future now uncertain

A sure topic are the media reports that Rosenstein had discussed secretly recording Trump and possibly using constitutional procedures to remove him from office. The Mueller investigation has been criticized by the president's supporters. The Times stuck by its story that Rosenstein was serious about suggesting secretly recording the presid...

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  • Kavanaugh defends himself on TV as Trump calls claims unfair
Kavanaugh defends himself on TV as Trump calls claims unfair

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled its vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court for Friday morning at 9:30 am. The attorney's name has not been released. " The second accuser doesn't even know- thinks maybe it was him, maybe not". Ramirez told the magazine she was inebriated as well and admitted to holes in her m...

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  • Iran's president lashes out at Trump for pulling out of nuclear deal
Iran's president lashes out at Trump for pulling out of nuclear deal

Speaking at his once-a-year speech at the UN General Assembly , Mr Trump bragged that his administration "had accomplished more than any other administration in history". Trump urged worldwide pressure against Iran , after he annoyed European allies by withdrawing from an agreement on curbing Tehran's nuclear program , and lashed out at the ...

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  • Montreal Expecting Severe Thunderstorms And Risk Of Tornadoes
Montreal Expecting Severe Thunderstorms And Risk Of Tornadoes

Ahead of that front, temperatures climb back into the low-80s. That frontal boundary will get absorbed by an upcoming storm system which will bring showers and thunderstorms to the area early this week. SATURDAY | Partly cloudy and cool. Winds will remain a bit breezy overnight working against the development of fog, though we can't rule out some ...

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  • Iran Links Deadly Attack to U.S-Backed Gulf State, EU Nations
Iran Links Deadly Attack to U.S-Backed Gulf State, EU Nations

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif blamed "terrorists paid by a foreign regime", adding that "Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their U.S. masters accountable". President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and re-impose relevant sanctions crippled the economy and drew ire from leadership, Haley said.

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  • Russian Federation claims S-300 may close parts of Syrian airspace
Russian Federation claims S-300 may close parts of Syrian airspace

In any case, even if the goal of the Russians is to prevent and disrupt the operation of Israeli aircraft and missiles in Syria's airspace and the Mediterranean, it is quite clear that these measures could also disrupt the operation of American, French and British fighter planes operating in this area against Islamic State (IS).

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  • New Zealand PM's three-month-old 'First Baby' makes United Nations debut
New Zealand PM's three-month-old 'First Baby' makes United Nations debut

The prime minister's baby is under the full time care of her father Clarke Gayford , who also joined the trip. On the pass, a photo of the baby was printed on it with the name " NEW ZEALAND FIRST BABY". "There is no spousal programme for this, so we just made a judgement call that we would cover his travel for this trip". "There is no set pla...

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  • Trump administration moves to restrict immigrants who use public benefits
Trump administration moves to restrict immigrants who use public benefits

But the latest rules set out a wide range of non-cash public benefits that could be disqualifying, including food stamps, housing vouchers and the Medicare Part D Low Income Subsidy which helps with prescription costs. The proposal will publish in the Federal Register in the coming weeks, according to DHS, triggering a 60-day public comment perio...

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  • Rouhani: US Threat to Stop Iranian Oil Exports 'Empty Promise'
Rouhani: US Threat to Stop Iranian Oil Exports 'Empty Promise'

In an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the president is willing to speak with President Hassan Rouhani . In an effort to convince Trump to let the deal stand, they sent a joint proposal to the other members of the European Union in March to slap sanctions on Iran.

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  • Iran says 'jihadist separatists' behind deadly parade attack
Iran says 'jihadist separatists' behind deadly parade attack

Iran summoned diplomats from Britain, Denmark and the Netherlands early Sunday for allegedly harboring "members of the terrorist group" that launched the attack. The men who carried out Saturday's attack on the parade in Ahvaz, in Iran's southwestern province of Khuzestan, were well trained. "God willing, I'm going to die", says one of the men,...

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  • Stranded Indian Navy officer rescued by French ship
Stranded Indian Navy officer rescued by French ship

Abhilash Tomy was rescued by a French fishing vessel, Osiris , on Monday amid an global effort coordinated by Australia. "He is conscious and doing okay. A French fisheries patrol boat found 39-year-old after he was able to provide information via text messages, although the battery power of his devices were diminishing.

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  • Chelsea Handler Alleges Clarence Thomas Is a ‘Known Sexual Predator’
Chelsea Handler Alleges Clarence Thomas Is a ‘Known Sexual Predator’

Cramer, who is running for US Senate against Democratic incumbent Heidi Heitkamp, said in a statement to CNN , "The question I was answering was how the current accusation against Brett Kavanaugh by Christine Blasey Ford compared to the Anita Hill accusation against Clarence Thomas".

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  • Donald Trump's trade war will push up prices, predicts Walmart
Donald Trump's trade war will push up prices, predicts Walmart

While the direct economic impact of the dispute on China has so far been limited, the trade tensions could rapidly push Chinese exporters to switch away from the United States market, a former chief of China's central bank said on Wednesday.

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  • UK's Labour Party ponders backing new referendum as Brexit deal falls apart
UK's Labour Party ponders backing new referendum as Brexit deal falls apart

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party has been accused of a "farcical" cop out, after refusing to commit to a second Brexit referendum in which voters will be given the option of remaining in the EU. But I'm not calling for a second referendum. May's Conservative Party criticised Corbyn for his move. "I don't know whether the pr...

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  • Russian Federation to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria
Russian Federation to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Moscow has accused Israel's fighter pilots of using the bigger Ilyushin as cover, causing Syria's Soviet-era S-200 air defense system to interpret the Russian plane as a target. Iranian-backed Hezbollah is also an enemy of Israel, which has carried out strikes in Syria to stop what it says are advanced arms deliveries to the Shiite group.

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  • China slams USA 'intimidation' as new tariffs kick in
China slams USA 'intimidation' as new tariffs kick in

The pair have slapped tit-for-tat tariffs on $50 billion ($A68 billion) worth of goods since the trade war kicked off. "We are going to win it", Trump's Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said of the trade war on "Fox News Sunday". soybeans, China is a vital and robust market we can not afford to lose, " the supplement quotes Davie Stephens, vice pre...

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  • Trump Says he Hasn't Decided Whether to Fire Rosenstein
Trump Says he Hasn't Decided Whether to Fire Rosenstein

The DOJ has released a statement saying Rosenstein's comments were sarcastic, while Rosenstein has outright denied the report. But let me be clear about this: "Based on my personal dealings with the president, there is no basis to invoke the 25th Amendment".

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  • Battle lines drawn for Senate showdown on Trump court nominee
Battle lines drawn for Senate showdown on Trump court nominee

The New Yorker reached out to other students to corroborate Rameriz's claims but were unable to confirm with other eyewitnesses that Kavanaugh was actually there. Ford believes it is important for Senators to hear directly from her about the sexual assault committed against her", the statement read. She alleged Kavanaugh forced her onto a bed, gro...

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  • Corbyn allies KILL OFF push for Labour to back fresh Brexit referendum
Corbyn allies KILL OFF push for Labour to back fresh Brexit referendum

The party's leadership was facing increasing pressure to support another vote on the Brexit deal and both Mr Corbyn and deputy leader Tom Watson conceded they would bow to party members if they explicitly backed such a policy. "I think our European partners are up for a deal". The rally was punctuated by cries of "stop Brexit" from the audience...

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