• A look at what the FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation will entail
A look at what the FBI’s Kavanaugh investigation will entail

Should they give Kavanaugh a lifetime appointment to the nation's highest court after Ford's powerful testimony about sexual assault, Republicans risk enraging the women they need to preserve their House majority. 74% of Republicans thought Kavanaugh was telling the truth compared to only 11% of Democrats. White House adviser Kellyanne Conway also ...

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  • Winds batter Japan as Typhoon Trami heads towards Tokyo
Winds batter Japan as Typhoon Trami heads towards Tokyo

It was then expected to move in a northeasterly direction through eastern and northern Japan on October 1. Tokyo Metro announced it will suspend operation of some subway trains from 9 p.m. "We are strongly urging our residents to stay indoors because it is extremely risky to be outside now", Masaaki Tamaki, an official of Kagoshima's disaster m...

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  • Welcome Sabarimala verdict, says Kerala government
Welcome Sabarimala verdict, says Kerala government

Millions of devotees visit the temple every year to seek the blessings of Lord Ayyappa, the presiding deity who is believed to be celibate. Stating that society needs to undergo a perceptual shift, Misra said: "Patriarchy in religion can not be permitted to trump over elements of pure devotion borne out of faith and the freedom to practise and pr...

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  • Woman details sexual assault allegation against Trump court nominee
Woman details sexual assault allegation against Trump court nominee

The caller said that he identified Kavanaugh after seeing the judge's high school yearbook photo on TV over the weekend, at which point he called Whitehouse's office. Thursday, Kavanaugh is set to testify in a hearing that will also feature Christine Blasey Ford , a California professor who has said he sexually assaulted her while he was drunk a...

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  • Adultery Law Scrapped: Delhi On Sex Outside Marriage
Adultery Law Scrapped: Delhi On Sex Outside Marriage

The Chief Justice while delivering the verdict said that adultery might not be the cause of an unhappy marriage; it could be the result of one. This came after a businessman, Joseph Shine , filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) for Section 497 to be struck down on grounds of being unconstitutional, unjust, illegal and arbitrary.

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  • Here's Brett Kavanaugh's 1982 calendar in defending sexual assault allegation
Here's Brett Kavanaugh's 1982 calendar in defending sexual assault allegation

On Tuesday, Ford also sent in documents, including signed statements from four people who corroborated her account of the assault . The 51-year-old Ford made the accusation in a letter to Democratic lawmakers after Kavanaugh was shortlisted for the Supreme Court opening vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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  • Russia sends missiles to boost Syrian air defences
Russia sends missiles to boost Syrian air defences

Russia announced earlier Monday that it would give Syria's government more modern, S-300 missile defense systems after last week's downing of a Russian plane by Syria in a friendly fire incident. "We will do what is necessary to defend Israel's security", Netanyahu said. The data has been retrieved from Russia's S-400 air defense sys...

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  • Iran holds mass funerals for victims of military parade attack
Iran holds mass funerals for victims of military parade attack

Thousands of people packed the streets of Ahvaz to mourn the victims of Saturday's assault. "It is Americans who instigate them and provide them with necessary means to commit these crimes", Rouhani said before leaving for the UN General Assembly in NY.

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  • Dallas police officer accused in neighbors death fired
Dallas police officer accused in neighbors death fired

Renee Hall said in a statement the department had dismissed Office Amber Guyger after almost five years on the job for her actions on the night of the shooting earlier in September, and for engaging in "adverse conduct" when she was arrested for manslaughter.

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  • China: Beijing to Cut Tariffs on Imports From Most Trading Partners
China: Beijing to Cut Tariffs on Imports From Most Trading Partners

At sea and in the sky, the USA president's trade war with China has ignited a freight frenzy. And how all that plays out could determine whether Trump's negotiating gamble proves a triumph or a failure. Businesses can deal with costs. The taxes, which go into effect September 24, were not quite as stiff as Mr. Trump initially proposed: 10 percent...

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  • After days of restraint, Trump lashes out at alleged Kavanaugh victim
After days of restraint, Trump lashes out at alleged Kavanaugh victim

Kavanaugh has denied the allegation. Eshoo relayed the accusation to Sen. Grassley wrote in a Wednesday letter to Democrats on the Judiciary Committee that the FBI investigated Hill's accusations against Thomas when they were still not public.

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  • Trump Urged Spain to Build Wall Across Sahara
Trump Urged Spain to Build Wall Across Sahara

Filling almost all of North Africa, the Sahara measures approximately 3,000 miles from east to west, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica. Borrell mentioned Trump's Saharan solution - in which Spain and other European countries would apparently have to construct the barrier on foreign soil - during a lunch in Madrid organized by the cultural...

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  • Outside groups dig in as allegation roils Kavanaugh nomination
Outside groups dig in as allegation roils Kavanaugh nomination

The delay makes it increasingly hard for Kavanaugh to win approval by October 1, when the new session of the Supreme Court begins. "I'm glad that chairman Grassley is following standard practice and regular order", McConnell said , referring to the chairman's plan to conduct "by the book with bipartisan interviews" of Kavanaugh and his accuse...

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  • Nomination of Trump's Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh thrown into crisis
Nomination of Trump's Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh thrown into crisis

Ford, 51, identified herself as the writer of a letter alleging that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both prep school students in the Washington , D.C. "He is buoyed by the immediate outpouring of support from lifelong friends, including 65 women who knew him in high school and signed a letter on Thursday attestin...

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  • Anita Hill responds to allegation against Kavanaugh
Anita Hill responds to allegation against Kavanaugh

The magazine reported the allegation in the letter was "that Kavanaugh and a classmate of his, both of whom had been drinking, turned up music that was playing in the room to hide the sound of her protests, and that Kavanaugh covered her mouth with his hand".

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  • Kenyan Kipchoge Smashes Marathon World Record
Kenyan Kipchoge Smashes Marathon World Record

I ran my own race, I trusted my trainers, my programme and my coach. "But I didn't know I'd run 2:01". That 10km time was 23 seconds faster than Dennis Kimetto's world record pace, but Kimetto ran an incredibly fast second half. The leading duo went through 25km in 1:12:24, and as Kipsang continued to fade in the second group, Kipchoge left Boit,...

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  • Florence disaster declared in North Carolina as flooding threat grows
Florence disaster declared in North Carolina as flooding threat grows

To give a sense of the scope of inundation to come, the river's crest was expected at 19.1 feet, beating the record 17.9 feet set during Hurricane Matthew. North Carolina alone is forecast to get 9.6 trillion gallons (36 trillion liters), enough to cover the Tar Heel state to a depth of about 10 inches (25 centimeters).

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  • Coastal communities prepare for Florence and Isaac
Coastal communities prepare for Florence and Isaac

Maximum sustained winds were nearly 85 miles per hour Monday morning, the hurricane center said. At 5 a.m. EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Isaac was located near latitude 15.0 degrees north and longitude 65.5 degrees west.

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  • Mass evacuation underway after huge explosions near Boston
Mass evacuation underway after huge explosions near Boston

Live television images showed firefighters on high ladders, battling flames engulfing low-slung houses in Lawrence and North Andover , former mill towns about 40 km north of Boston . Police, fire, and utility crews will need to visit each of the approximately 8,600 affected homes to shut off and restart gas meters and conduct safety inspections b...

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  • The Resistance At The Kavanaugh Hearings: More Than 200 Arrests
The Resistance At The Kavanaugh Hearings: More Than 200 Arrests

Kavanaugh maintained that he views Roe v. Wade, which legalized a woman's right to obtain an abortion, as an "important precedent" during his recent Senate hearing, including when he was asked directly about the 2003 email. "I know it's frustrating to the press, but until I finish my review I'm going to defer my decision-making", Collins s...

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  • United States marks 17th anniversary of 9/11attacks
United States marks 17th anniversary of 9/11attacks

Calling it "the moment when America fought back", Trump said the fallen "took control of their destiny and changed the course of history". How hard is it to write a thoughtful message to the families of those lost in the attack, thank the first responders, encourage America, or at the very very least, not pump your fists? Americans are commem...

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  • Idlib residents urge Turkey to stave off regime attack
Idlib residents urge Turkey to stave off regime attack

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pushed for a ceasefire during the summit but Russian President Vladimir Putin said a truce would be pointless because it would not involve Islamist militant groups Assad and his allies deem as terrorists.

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  • Mike Pence denies writing critical NYT essay about Trump amid 'lodestar' speculation
Mike Pence denies writing critical NYT essay about Trump amid 'lodestar' speculation

Zaid argued that if the author really intends to curb Trump , there was "greater value" in maintaining their position. They are not doing us a service by actively promoting 90 per cent of the insane stuff that's coming out of the White House and then saying 'Don't worry we are preventing the other 10%,' " he said .

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  • North's media say Kim vows nuclear-free Korea amid standoff
North's media say Kim vows nuclear-free Korea amid standoff

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) poses with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in April at the border village of Panmunjom. But the North Korean leader also expressed a "sense of frustration" with the global community for not appreciating what he called Pyongyang's "very significant and meaningful" steps, Chung said .

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  • Massachusetts Dem Goes After Trump Following Upset Win
Massachusetts Dem Goes After Trump Following Upset Win

Representative Michael Capuano , 66. Since she is running unopposed in November, Pressley will become the Commonwealth's first black woman elected to Congress. Mitt Romney's administration. Pressley told supporters after her win that "change is on the way". Another veteran congressman, Democratic Rep. Richard Neal, won a spirited primary sho...

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