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Trump aide says sex claim against Brett Kavanaugh should be heard

Mark Judge , who was reported that day to have been Kavanaugh's friend in the room, denied the allegations in an interview with the conservative Weekly Standard. On Monday, his spokesman, Bill Russo, said Biden "believes Professor Ford deserves a f...

Russian aircrew deaths: Putin and Netanyahu defuse tension

Russia's Defense Ministry said the Il-20 reconnaissance plane was shot down over the Mediterranean on Monday by Syrian anti-aircraft missiles and accused Israeli fighter jets of "pushing" the aircraft into the line of fire. "The trace of the Il-...

The ConCourt ruling on cannabis in five interesting tokes

The Western Cape High Court has previously found provisions in the Drug Act unjustifiably limited the applicants' rights to privacy. It has been a long journey for Garreth Prince, one of the applicants in the matter, who began his fight against the...

Kavanaugh, accuser say they're ready to testify - but how?

The letter described what she said was Kavanaugh's sudden and brutal assault on her at a high school party in "the early 1980s". " I thought he might inadvertently kill me ", Ford told the newspaper, adding, " He was trying to attack me and remove ...

Kenyan Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin

It was really hard, but I was truly prepared to run my own race. That 10km time was 23 seconds faster than Dennis Kimetto's world record pace, but Kimetto ran an incredibly fast second half. The women's race was understandably overshadowed by Kipch...

Death toll rises to 11 as Florence continues battering US East Coast

Water from the Neuse river floods the houses during the pass of Hurricane Florence the town of New Bern , North Carolina, on September 14, 2018. Florence crashed ashore Friday morning in North Carolina as a Category 1 hurricane , and it has wiped...

Severe weather warning issued as Hurricane Helene bears down on Ireland

Florence, which will touch land on Friday on the East Coast of the United States, is an intense hurricane whose moving over the waters of the North Atlantic has been relatively slow. Meanwhile in the Pacific, Tropical Storm Olivia was close to Hawaii...

Boston gas explosions: Panicked neighbourhoods evacuate

He was rushed to a Boston hospital and pronounced dead there Thursday evening. If you have power and smell gas, do not turn any electric appliances on or off. Authorities late Friday had not said when residents would be allowed to return to their h...

Man arrested in extraordinary French airport car chase

French police arrested a man on Monday following a high-speed chase on the runway at Lyon airport after the driver rammed his auto into the terminal and drove through the building. Highway police and a police helicopter laid chase, the regional gov...

Trump speculates about the author of "unfair" piece published this week

The Justice Department said in a statement sent to Anadolu Agency it does not confirm or deny investigations. Like Haley, Obama spoke out about the way aides were doing end runs around Trump, saying it was irresponsible to think "that everythin...

North Korean anniversary parade full of colour but without any intercontinental missiles

Pyongyang has made no such public declaration, however. Both leaders said they would meet on a regular basis and exchange calls via a recently established hotline, and would open a permanent communication office in the North Korean border town of ...

Gunman kills 3 in USA bank; police shoot him dead

Austin, a senior product manager for digital lending for Fifth Third, said two police officers rushed over and got her out of danger, saving her life. Vijayawada- The death of Pruthviraj Kandepi, who was among the three people killed by a gunman ...

State Dept Official Suggests Real Motivation Of Anonymous Anti-Trump Op-Ed

The editors of the newspaper know the identity of the senior administration official, which has not been revealed to protect his job.The White House has called for the resignation of the anonymous official and launched an intense investigation to f...

North Korea 'will denuclearise in Trump's first term'

Chung said Kim showed "frustration over the doubt raised by some parts of the global community about his willingness to denuclearise, and asked us to convey his message to the United States". But interpreting them required several caveats: Kim only...

Caning is legal, says Amanah women chief

The Muslim women, aged 22 and 32, were each caned six times in the Sharia High Court in the state of Terengganu. Around 100 people witnessed the punishment in the courtroom, including public onlookers, government agencies' representatives, and NGO ...

Sam Patten, Manafort associate, pleads guilty in case referred by Mueller

Kilimnik. W. Samuel Patten, 47, also admitted to soliciting a USA citizen to act as a straw purchaser to buy tickets to the inauguration of President Donald Trump for a Ukrainian oligarch, circumventing a law restricting such purchases by forei...

USA ends funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the business model and fiscal practices of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) were an "irredeemably flawed operation". President Trump has long called for other nations to step up and s...

Counsel Don McGahn to Leave White House

Trump has not settled on a replacement for McGahn, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters. He was even tasked with overhauling the federal judiciary with conservative judges. He was not aware that Trump planned to send the tweet bef...

John McCain's final words: A farewell letter to America

The White House flag is no longer at half-staff in honor of Sen. In a final statement , McCain requested that former presidents Barack Obama and George W. The Naval Academy tweeted that it was mourning the loss of McCain, "one of our most d...

Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'

Rivera's defense attorney, Allan Richards, acknowledged Wednesday that his client received his paycheck under a different name and that Richards was uncertain of Rivera's immigration status. citizens are entitled to equal protection under the law. Th...

Donald Trump Refuses to Answer McCain Questions In White House

McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor a year ago and died aged 81 on Saturday in Arizona. For three decades in politics, since 1980, and many before as a navy serviceman, MCain served the United States in distinguished places, ea...

Trump adviser Bolton says Russian Federation "stuck" in Syria, Iran must leave

Speaking to journalists at a press briefing inside the USA mission in Geneva , Bolton said that they had made some progress , and identified specific areas "in which it is possible to restore communication lines and conduct more work within the r...

Pakistan Denies US Statement on Pompeo-Imran Khan Conversation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is supposed to visit Pakistan in September. While Qureshi said the conversation between Khan and Pompeo was "very good", telling reporters, "You will be surprised to know that the Pompeo urged a productive bilate...

Trump, Obstructing Justice Again, Asked Lawyers About Manafort Pardon

In tweets , Trump sought to contrast Manaforts posture with that of Michael Cohen , the presidents former lawyer and fixer, who on Tuesday entered a guilty plea in a Manhattan federal court on eight counts. Giuliani said he and Sekulow provided t...

Smoky air returns to Seattle through at least Wednesday

The MPCA said the smoke plume is from fires in British Columbia, Alberta and northwestern Ontario. A special air quality statement issued by Environment Canada continues today , with many parts of Metro Vancouver listed as "very high risk" on the ...

U.S. special counsel recommends six months in prison for Papadopoulos

The Mueller court documents said Mr Papadopoulos caused irreparable damage to the Russian Federation investigation because he lied repeatedly to agents during a January 2017 interview. Prosecutors said the interview began with Federal Bureau of Inves...

Criticism of Trump Over Brennan's Clearance Keeps Increasing

Thirteen former senior intelligence officials signed a letter on Friday denouncing Trump's actions toward Brennan : "The letter's signees include former Directors of Central Intelligence Robert Gates, William Webster, George Tenet and Porter Goss;...

Westminster auto crash being treated as terror attack

Nigel Evans, a Conservative member of Parliament, told TalkRadio that "filtering traffic" in the area could add an extra layer of security. The vehicle crash that occurred early this morning at the Houses of Parliament is being treated as a pot...

Clergy abuse victims advocate: Pennsylvania findings 'not the first or the last'

Even so, the headline numbers speak for themselves. Ahead of looming revelations about the long and awful history of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church - this time in Pennsylvania - Dallas Bishop Edward Burns began drafting a statement to express ...

US ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal

We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. A week ago Britain signed on to a joint statement with other EU countries...

Emergency declared head of Charlottesville anniversary

CBS affiliate WCAV-TV says the response efforts have been in development since March. Only one organizer of last summer's white nationalist rally seems intent on publicly marking the anniversary. State police and Charlottesville police were unable...

Hundreds injured in anti-government protest in Romania

The demonstrations were peaceful but on Friday, riot police fired tear gas and used water cannon on a huge rally in central Bucharest . Footage on social media show police beating non-violent protestors with holding their hands up. Messages projec...

The internet hilariously reacts to Trump's Space Force launch

Mattis once voiced opposition to creating a new branch of the U.S. military to focus on space-based military assets, saying in a 2017 letter to a lawmaker that would likely "present a narrower and even parochial approach to space operations".

Michigan Governor’s Race: Whitmer To Face Schuette In November

Democrat Rashida Tlaib is set to become the first Muslim woman elected to Congress after she won the nomination to run unopposed for the House seat long held by Democratic Rep. Democratic New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez caus...

White House adviser Bolton urges North Korea to act on denuclearization

The North Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Thursday that President Donald Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has improved relations between the two nations. "The U.S. should, even at this belated time, res...

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Caning is legal, says Amanah women chief

The Muslim women, aged 22 and 32, were each caned six times in the Sharia High Court in the state of Terengganu. Around 100 people witnessed the punishment in the courtroom, incl...

Sam Patten, Manafort associate, pleads guilty in case referred by Mueller

Kilimnik. W. Samuel Patten, 47, also admitted to soliciting a USA citizen to act as a straw purchaser to buy tickets to the inauguration of President Donald Trump for a Ukra...

USA ends funding for UN Palestinian refugee agency

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the business model and fiscal practices of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) were an "irredeemably flawed operatio...

Counsel Don McGahn to Leave White House

Trump has not settled on a replacement for McGahn, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters. He was even tasked with overhauling the federal judiciary with conserva...

John McCain's final words: A farewell letter to America

The White House flag is no longer at half-staff in honor of Sen. In a final statement , McCain requested that former presidents Barack Obama and George W. The Naval Academy ...

Autopsy finds Iowa student killed by 'sharp force injuries'

Rivera's defense attorney, Allan Richards, acknowledged Wednesday that his client received his paycheck under a different name and that Richards was uncertain of Rivera's immigrati...

Donald Trump Refuses to Answer McCain Questions In White House

McCain was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumor a year ago and died aged 81 on Saturday in Arizona. For three decades in politics, since 1980, and many before as a navy se...

Trump adviser Bolton says Russian Federation "stuck" in Syria, Iran must leave

Speaking to journalists at a press briefing inside the USA mission in Geneva , Bolton said that they had made some progress , and identified specific areas "in which it is pos...

Pakistan Denies US Statement on Pompeo-Imran Khan Conversation

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is supposed to visit Pakistan in September. While Qureshi said the conversation between Khan and Pompeo was "very good", telling reporters, "Y...

Trump, Obstructing Justice Again, Asked Lawyers About Manafort Pardon

In tweets , Trump sought to contrast Manaforts posture with that of Michael Cohen , the presidents former lawyer and fixer, who on Tuesday entered a guilty plea in a Manhattan ...

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Smoky air returns to Seattle through at least Wednesday

Smoky air returns to Seattle through at least Wednesday

The MPCA said the smoke plume is from fires in British Columbia, Alberta and northwestern Ontario. A special air quality statement issued by Environment Canada continues today ,...

U.S. special counsel recommends six months in prison for Papadopoulos

U.S. special counsel recommends six months in prison for Papadopoulos

The Mueller court documents said Mr Papadopoulos caused irreparable damage to the Russian Federation investigation because he lied repeatedly to agents during a January 2017 inter...

Criticism of Trump Over Brennan's Clearance Keeps Increasing

Criticism of Trump Over Brennan's Clearance Keeps Increasing

Thirteen former senior intelligence officials signed a letter on Friday denouncing Trump's actions toward Brennan : "The letter's signees include former Directors of Central Int...

Westminster auto crash being treated as terror attack

Westminster auto crash being treated as terror attack

Nigel Evans, a Conservative member of Parliament, told TalkRadio that "filtering traffic" in the area could add an extra layer of security. The vehicle crash that occurred ear...

Clergy abuse victims advocate: Pennsylvania findings 'not the first or the last'

Clergy abuse victims advocate: Pennsylvania findings 'not the first or the last'

Even so, the headline numbers speak for themselves. Ahead of looming revelations about the long and awful history of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church - this time in Pennsylva...