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Trump, Rosenstein meet on Air Force One in wake of ‘wire’ report

The stop-and-frisk policy in New York City is a practice of temporarily detaining and questioning and sometimes searching people for weapons or contraband. Thank you as well to our Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for being here. The White Ho...

Post prints empty column for Saudi writer missing in Turkey

He continued that Saudi Arabia needs something like around 2,000 years to maybe face some dangers while watering down the comments made by Trump. The crown prince insisted that the kingdom has always paid for armaments from the US. 'I love working ...

Melania Trump visits baby elephants, takes Kenya safari

The US first lady left Malawi on Thursday afternoon and is set to also tour Egypt after leaving Kenya. Melania Trump , who is in Africa to promote her children's welfare program, described her visit to the Chipala primary school as "an awesome e...

Interpol president reported missing during trip to China

FILE - In this July 4, 2017 file photo, Interpol President, Meng Hongwei, delivers his opening address at the Interpol World congress in Singapore. After being elected as the head of the global policing agency in November 2016, Meng took a partic...

John Paul Stevens says Kavanaugh shouldn't be on Supreme Court

When asked his opinion on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh , whom Stevens had once lauded, he said his views have changed after watching Kavanaugh's hearing. Although a lifelong Republican, Stevens often sided with the liberal position in court rul...

Melania Trump Shows of Dance Moves in Kenya

The first lady laughed after one elephant in the group of 18 made a sudden move and she momentarily lost her footing. After petting one baby elephant, Trump was nudged by the elephant, drawing a Secret Service agent to step forward to protect her,...

Pompeo to meet Kim Jong Un in fresh visit

In the September 19 written statement, Pompeo had announced talks with North Korean officials involving him and newly appointed USA envoy Stephen Biegun. After a summit between the leaders of the two Koreas last month, Kim said he was prepared to p...

'Unsafe and Unprofessional': Chinese warship sails within 45 yards of Navy destroyer

It is now routine for British , Japanese , Australian , and US ships to sail the area, disregarding incessant warnings and orders from Chinese military officials who call worldwide presence in the region a violation of Chinese sovereignty.

Melania Trump recycles $595 Veronica Beard jacket in Ghana

The Cape Coast castle , now a monument, has attracted world dignitaries including Trump's predecessor, America's first black president Barack Obama , his wife, Michelle, and their two children. In August of this year, Melania re-wore a $1,280 strip...

Trump mocks woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault

The president's comments were similar to those of his son, Donald Trump Jr., who told the Daily Mail he was more concerned about how his sons will be affected by the #MeToo movement than his daughters. The presumption of innocence, Trump noted,...

USA ends diplomatic visas for United Nations same-sex partners

In a statement published on its website on October 1, the State Department has warned: "Effective immediately, USA embassies and consulates will adjudicate visa applications that are based on a same-sex marriage in the same way that we adjudicate a...

White House tells Federal Bureau of Investigation it can talk to anyone about Kavanaugh

The president faced accusations of sexual misconduct from several women before he was elected. While Democrats have said they hope to keep delaying Kavanaugh's nomination until past the mid-term elections and ultimately torpedo his chances, McC...

Republicans’ prosecutor for Kavanaugh hearing says she wouldn’t lay criminal charges

Trump didn't discuss whether he might release the written scope of work. And some of our colleagues said that, 'We'll be back here one week from now. "W$3 hy not agree to a one-week pause to allow the FBI to investigate all these allegations and allo...

Paws for peace - North Korea's Kim sends two dogs across DMZ

Ri's comments at the UN General Assembly were toned down from a year ago, when North Korea and the United States exchanged sharp words that had the world anxious the two sides could go to war. Ri said it was a "pipe dream" that continued sanctions an...

White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe

Senate Republican leaders agreed Friday to delay a final vote on Kavanaugh to allow time for an investigation by the FBI at the request of Arizona Sen. Don McGahn is the current White House counsel, and a friend of Kavanaugh. "A lot of people who...

Flights, Trains Canceled as Typhoon Hits Japan

A woman in her 60s was missing in Miyazaki prefecture, southern Japan , after she was washed away in a paddy irrigation channel, according to NHK. About 320 domestic and global flights into and out of Naha Airport were canceled for September 29.

SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

However, he plans on having a discussion regarding the matter with the government as well as the temple's board. Padmakumar said that women devotees will have to cope with the facilities available. CJI Misra added, "Women no way inferior to men". ...

Judiciary Democrats Demand Kavanaugh Hearing Be Postponed Over Allegations

Add Supreme Court as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Supreme Court news, video , and analysis from ABC News . But at least a hint of doubt has crept in. "They could have pushed it through two weeks ago, and we wouldn't be talking ab...

Adultery no longer a crime

In a unanimous judgment, the five-member bench of the top court struck down a law that meant a man who had sex with a married woman without getting her husband's permission could be charged and face up to five years in jail if convicted. In today's c...

Brett Kavanaugh: Trump doubts 'drunk' sex assault accuser

The Alaska senator, who still hasn't decided how she'll vote on Ford's nomination, told CNN on Friday she plans to wait until after Thursday's testimony from Ford and Kavanaugh before deciding whether to back his nomination. Kavanaugh has repeatedl...

Russia Says Plane Downing Result of 'Premeditated' Actions by Israeli Pilots

Russian Foreign Minister Shoigu justified Russia's delivery of the S-300, stating, "We are convinced that the implementation of these measures will cool hotheads and prevent ill-considered actions threatening our servicemen". Netanyahu and Russian ...

Dallas officer accused of fatally shooting neighbor has been fired

Guyger was sacked during a hearing held Monday after an Internal Affairs investigation concluded that she engaged in adverse conduct, according to a message posted on the Twitter account for the Dallas Police Department. Guyger was arrested for the...

Most of those behind Ahvaz terrorist attack arrested: intelligence chief

Among those buried was Mohammad Taha Eghdami, a four-year-old boy, who was the youngest victim of the attack. Describing the attack on defenseless people as an act of cowardice, the Leader noted, "According to [available] reports, this cowardly act...

Here’s why the market is looking past the trade war

This means the additional levies will hit more than half of United States goods from China - its largest source of imports. "The immediate impact will be to raise prices on consumers and tax American business and manufacturers". China supplies the ma...

Kavanaugh Accuser's Classmate: 'That It Happened Or Not, I Have No Idea'

If her case is not credible, Fleischer said, then Republicans have a "clear shot" at confirming Kavanaugh . The email from an attorney for Christine Blasey Ford to committee aides also says that holding the session on Monday isn't possible.

Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister

A Spanish foreign ministry spokesman confirmed that Mr Borrell had said what was reported, "We can confirm that's what the minister said, but we won't be making any further comment on the minister's remarks". In June, Trump received global backlash w...

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...

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Polish Police Arrest Huawei Executive, Accused Of Spying For China

Sanctions. The two men - one a Chinese citizen who was a former envoy in Poland before moving over to a senior position at Huawei and the other a Pole who held several top gove...

Wisconsin Teen Jayme Closs' Bravery Credited for Cracking Missing Person's Case: Sheriff

The woman, who asked the newspaper not to use her name, said she was almost certain it was Jayme, having seen her photo on the news and posters around Wisconsin . She was found...

Trump holds immigration roundtable at border patrol station

Mr. Trump wants $5.7 billion to build the wall, which during the 2016 campaign he repeatedly promised to build once in office. "If this doesn't work out, probably I will do it", ...

Rod Rosenstein Reportedly Leaving Justice Department After AG Confirmation Hearings

Barr is visiting senators on Capitol Hill ahead of his confirmation hearings next week. Rosenstein took charge of overseeing Mueller's Russian Federation probe after former Att...

116th Congress takes office as the most diverse in USA history

As night fell, the House quickly got to work on the partial government shutdown , which was winding up Day 13 with Trump demanding billions in Mexican border wall funding to bring...

US State Department Issues Travel Warning to China, Urging 'Increased Caution'

Reports say the travel guidance issued by the USA comes after the detentions of two Canadians in China last month and came amid heightened diplomatic tensions in the wake of the ...

Trump boasts he ‘essentially’ fired Mattis

Trump says the USA should let the Taliban and Islamic State militants fight each other there. "ISIS is being dealt one brutal defeat after another", he said at a rally in Florida....

House Democrats vote to reopen government, reject Trump’s demand for wall funding

Nancy Pelosi , the presumed new House speaker, referring to a bipartisan, Senate-passed funding measure, albeit one Trump has never publicly endorsed. Collins, a senior member of...

US Border Patrol Unleashes Tear Gas Against Children in Mexico

In its statement following the incident, CBP said that the volleys were not aimed at migrants attempting the crossing, but at rock-throwers who prevented the agents from helping th...

Trump Prepares For A New Fight Over Border Wall Funding

It was a huge decision to make ... and frankly there was no system at all for a lot of reasons - palace intrigue and the rest of it - when I got there". The retired Marine general ...

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Hasina heading for landslide after deadly Bangladesh election day

Hasina heading for landslide after deadly Bangladesh election day

Mr. Alamgir, however, asked his party candidates to stay in the race until the voting ended while NUF convenor Hossain urged voters to "restore democracy" and exercise their franch...

Trump blamed the Democrats for the death of migrant children

Trump blamed the Democrats for the death of migrant children

Trump has declined to comment on whether he might accept less than $5 billion for wall funding. President Donald Trump on Saturday said the deaths of migrant children at the ...

President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

President Trump threatens to close border if Democrats don't fund wall

Trump has signaled he welcomes the fight as he heads toward his own bid for re-election in 2020. The president, who had already scrapped a Christmas visit to his Florida golf r...

Turkey prepares to take over anti-IS fight in Syria from US

Turkey prepares to take over anti-IS fight in Syria from US

Turkey wants to fill the power vacuum that will be left in Syria by the withdrawal of American troops, and is coordinating its army's plans with the USA and Russian Federation...

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Post-holiday, partial government shutdown to gain impact

Mr. Trump has relented on his previous insistence that he wanted to build a "wall" on the southwest border, saying he now envisions the type of steel-slatted fence that was also bu...