• Trump has sharp words for ABC's Vega, CNN's Collins
Trump has sharp words for ABC's Vega, CNN's Collins

While she waited for a microphone to be passed, Trump said, "She's shocked that I picked her". Trump, apparently mishearing " thank you" as " thinking ", responded with a seemingly unprovoked jab: " I know you're not thinking ". This isn't the first tense exchange between Vega and the President. "How much of a sexist dick can you possibly be...

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  • FBI may wrap up Kavanaugh investigation later today, source tells Fox News
FBI may wrap up Kavanaugh investigation later today, source tells Fox News

The president's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., also said in an interview this week that he's "scared most " for his sons, rather than his daughters. He added: 'How did you get there? Trump ordered the FBI to reopen the investigation into Kavanaugh last week after a dramatic last-minute demand by Senator Flake during the Senate Judiciary C...

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  • USA ends treaty normalizing relations with Iran after ICJ ruling
USA ends treaty normalizing relations with Iran after ICJ ruling

Iran brought its case to The Hague based on the Treaty of Amity, a United Nations document dating from 1955, well before the 1979 Islamic revolution. It is a provisional measure issued in response to Iran's urgent request ahead of the second round of sanctions scheduled to be reinstated next month.

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  • Trevor Noah pokes fun at Melania Trump's visit to Africa
Trevor Noah pokes fun at Melania Trump's visit to Africa

She stayed at the 17th-century structure on the Ghana coast for an hour during a guided tour by the museum's director. Much like she did in 2017, Melania wore the designer item with a pair of cropped khaki cigarette trousers, and snakeskin footwear - however she traded the pricey Manolo Blahnik heels she wore previous year in favor of some budget...

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  • Ricin detected in mail sent to Trump, Pentagon
Ricin detected in mail sent to Trump, Pentagon

The Pentagon packages, which were delivered Monday, were intercepted before making it into the headquarters of the Defense Department, spokesman Chris Sherwood said . Ms Frazier said the package was opened in the lobby, and that the authorities locked down the lobby and elevator for a couple of hours. Ricin is found naturally in castor beans but...

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  • Donald Trump: 'Scary time for young men' in US
Donald Trump: 'Scary time for young men' in US

Ernst told " CBS This Morning " Tuesday that based off of Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the "corroboration wasn't there" with the "witnesses she brought forward". But he says anew that the Senate will vote on Kavanaugh this week. In doing so, Trump is feeding off the explosion of male resentment that is only growing in the...

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  • U.S. says Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to United States ship
U.S. says Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to United States ship

China has reclaimed 3,200 of acres of land in the features and built ports, runways and other military infrastructure. Freedom of navigation operations are meant to enforce the right of free passage in global waters. "The US has repeatedly sent warships into the territorial waters near Chinese reefs and islands in the South China Sea", it said...

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  • U.S. shuts down consulate in Iraq's Basra citing Iranian 'threats'
U.S. shuts down consulate in Iraq's Basra citing Iranian 'threats'

In the 1980s, the US-backed government of Iraq fought a long and bloody war against Iran that ended in a stalemate. "Threats to our personnel and facilities in Iraq from the government of Iran, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Quds Force, and from militias facilitated by and under the control and direction of the Quds Force leader Qasse...

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  • How to Watch the Kavanaugh Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Today
How to Watch the Kavanaugh Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Today

Most respondents in the Marist poll (60%) said that if Kavanaugh did indeed assault Ford , he should not be confirmed to the Supreme Court. Ford says Judge was in the room when Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a gathering when they were teens.

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  • Former FBI agent explains Kavanaugh investigation process
Former FBI agent explains Kavanaugh investigation process

Trump. Kavanaugh's high school friend Mark Judge , who Ford says was in the room when a drunken Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, said that he will cooperate with any law enforcement agency that will "confidentially investigate" sexual misconduct allegations against him and Kavanaugh.

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  • North Korea Gifts Hunting Dogs To South Korea President Moon Jae
North Korea Gifts Hunting Dogs To South Korea President Moon Jae

In reality, however, Trump's North Korea summit has not, according to nonproliferation experts, done anything substantive to change Kim's behavior (though it has succeeded in preventing Trump from making any more comments about the size of his nuclear button , an accomplishment which would probably put any other person in the running for a Nobel P...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation probe ordered, Donnelly announces vote against Kavanaugh
Federal Bureau of Investigation probe ordered, Donnelly announces vote against Kavanaugh

The FBI is also investigating the allegation of Christine Blasey Ford that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were in high school. To Hannah King, a college senior from Bristol, Tennessee, Christine Blasey Ford's allegations of a drunken attack by Kavanaugh at a 1982 party when both were in high school were jarring and scary.

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  • Typhoon Trami injures 45, direct hit on Japan mainland expected
Typhoon Trami injures 45, direct hit on Japan mainland expected

Kansai International Airport said it will close its two runways from 11 a.m. Sunday to 6 a.m. Monday as the typhoon is expected to come closest to the airport, located on a man-made island in Osaka Bay. Still classed as a "very strong" typhoon, Trami pounded Kagoshima on the western tip of Japan early Sunday, causing minor injuries - such as cuts ...

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  • Trump reopens FBI investigation into Kavanaugh
Trump reopens FBI investigation into Kavanaugh

Following Flake's announcement, Senate Republican leadership agreed to a one-week delay for a background check on Kavanaugh . "His testimony was powerful, honest, and riveting". GOP senators told reporters that members meeting behind closed doors said the committee vote would happen as previously scheduled Friday morning and that the first pro...

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  • EUROPEAN UNION: EU, Iran agree on new payment system
EUROPEAN UNION: EU, Iran agree on new payment system

But on Jerusalem, as well as seeking the end of UNRWA-the United Nations agency that is devoted to perpetuating the Palestinian refugee problem rather than resolving it-Trump is merely showing common sense. After decades of isolation, the simplest business transaction proved tough in Iran, which has no worldwide banking system. Most concluded tha...

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  • F-35 military plane crash reported in Beaufort County, South Carolina
F-35 military plane crash reported in Beaufort County, South Carolina

Smoke rises at the site of a F-35 jet crash in Beaufort, South Carolina , U.S., September 28, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media. "The U.S. Global sales are projected at more that 3,000 aircraft, and the programme is likely to last for some 30 to 40 years. While local officials have not confirmed what type of aircraft was invo...

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  • Prosecutor Tells GOP She Would Not Charge Kavanaugh
Prosecutor Tells GOP She Would Not Charge Kavanaugh

The source told Fox News that Collins, Murkowski and Flake huddled with Manchin on the sidelines Thursday evening to discuss the nomination, right before Mitchell briefed the GOP lawmakers. "Over the course of Rachel's career, she has dealt with victims in this very circumstance of delayed disclosure and circumstances where allegations were...

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  • NBC reports there’s a fourth allegation against Kavanaugh - from an anonymous accuser
NBC reports there’s a fourth allegation against Kavanaugh - from an anonymous accuser

Since Ford's allegations , two other women have come forward with their own accusations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh. Another woman said Wednesday through her lawyer that Kavanaugh was present at a high school party where she was gang-raped, and that she witnessed Kavanaugh engage in " highly inappropriate conduct, including b...

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  • Danish police operation temporarily shuts major bridges, ferries to Sweden and Germany
Danish police operation temporarily shuts major bridges, ferries to Sweden and Germany

Earlier on Friday, police briefly shut the Oresund bridge and tunnel - a near 16km (10-mile) road and rail link with Sweden that featured in the TV crime drama "The Bridge". Ferries between the island of Zeland and its neighbours - including Sweden and Germany - were also suspended. Denmark's TV2 said a police helicopter and a search with c...

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  • Trump questions George Washington’s past to defend Kavanaugh
Trump questions George Washington’s past to defend Kavanaugh

At one point, Trump even mused that "didn't George Washington have some allegations against him?" But the USA president would not say whether he believed all of the women who have come forward with allegations were "lying", as he has claimed of his own accusers.

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  • Julie Swetnick Claims Brett Kavanaugh Spiked Drinks to Get Girls Drunk
Julie Swetnick Claims Brett Kavanaugh Spiked Drinks to Get Girls Drunk

On Wednesday, in a White House statement , he called Swetnick's claims "ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone " and said he did not know her . He also expressed disbelief over the woman's allegations against Kavanaugh , saying he has " a lot of facts, evidence, that what she's saying is not true at all ".

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  • President Trump Accuses China of 'Meddling' in Midterm Elections
President Trump Accuses China of 'Meddling' in Midterm Elections

The lead headline declared, "Duel undermines the benefits of trade" - exactly the same message that has been plastered across China's state-owned newspapers these past few weeks as the government tries to hammer home the message that the trade war is bad for Americans.

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  • Heads of state 'were laughing with me,' not at me
Heads of state 'were laughing with me,' not at me

Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani , told a news conference near the U.N. that the sanctions violate a U.N. Security Council resolution backing the nuclear deal. "It is quite odd, unprecedented", that the U.S. is asking members of the Security Council "to not adhere to a resolution from that same Security Council, voted on by the USA, all members ...

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  • Australian TV chief quits after demanding journalist be sacked for upsetting PM
Australian TV chief quits after demanding journalist be sacked for upsetting PM

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation ( ABC ), one of the country's largest media organizations, is publicly funded by the government but meant to be politically independent and unbiased. "There was absolutely no interference in the independence of the ABC by the government", he said. "I have never sent an email to Michelle Guthrie , or an...

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  • Handwritten note on Kavanaugh, Ford hearing room table: 'Good luck, Dr. Ford'
Handwritten note on Kavanaugh, Ford hearing room table: 'Good luck, Dr. Ford'

Senator Jeff Flake, a moderate Republican , issued a plea for civility. Thomas was ultimately confirmed by the Senate and still sits on the court. Download Julie Swetnick's full statement here, or read it below. "I ask that she bring those filings forward so that we can learn date, time, and place!" he said. "In retrospect, I said and did th...

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  • Michael Avenatti denies being fooled by 4Chan over Brett Kavanaugh allegations
Michael Avenatti denies being fooled by 4Chan over Brett Kavanaugh allegations

Swetnick's allegations include claims that Kavanaugh and Judge tried to "spike" drinks with drugs or liquor that was particularly high in alcohol content to "cause girls to lose their inhibitions and their ability to say 'no'". Ford has said the pair were at a gathering of high school students when he shoved her into a room, pinned her to a b...

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  • Donald Trump Accuses China of Interfering in American Midterm Elections
Donald Trump Accuses China of Interfering in American Midterm Elections

H alleged again, "They would like to see me not win because this is the first time ever that they've been confronted on trade". We are winning on every level. political system. At an election security briefing in early August, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats alluded to the possibility that countries besides Russian Federation might ...

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  • UK's Labour opposition says it might back new Brexit vote
UK's Labour opposition says it might back new Brexit vote

With Mrs May ruling out alternative plans, Labour now looks set to oppose any deal this autumn - even though that could leave the United Kingdom facing a no-deal Brexit, which the party says it opposes. Most of the party's half a million members voted in 2016 to remain in the European Union, but many of its 257 lawmakers represent areas that suppor...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: Trump doubts 'drunk' sex assault accuser
Brett Kavanaugh: Trump doubts 'drunk' sex assault accuser

Christine Blasey Ford , a 51-year-old research psychologist in Northern California, has alleged Kavanaugh pinned her down, groped her and tried to remove her clothes when they were high school students around 1982. "Sen. Feinstein, D-Ca, just told me "I have no way of knowing" if Dr. Ford is actually going to show up to Kavanaugh hearing Thursday -...

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  • Trump emphasizes ‘extraordinary progress’ in U.N. Speech
Trump emphasizes ‘extraordinary progress’ in U.N. Speech

Mr Trump also boasted that his administration had accomplished "more than nearly any" other in United States history. "America is-so true", he said, smiling and pausing for more laughter from the General Assembly. In his address, Mr Rouhani will stress that Iran continues to stick to the 2015 deal and will likely portray the United States as ...

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  • U.S. condemns Iran attack but says 'needs to look at own base'
U.S. condemns Iran attack but says 'needs to look at own base'

At least 24 four people have been killed and 53 wounded in an attack on a military parade in southwestern Iran, the country's official IRNA news agency reported, prompting President Hassan Rohani to pledge a "crushing" response to threats against the country.

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  • Iran Threatens U.S. Over Deadly Separatist Attack On Parade
Iran Threatens U.S. Over Deadly Separatist Attack On Parade

According to media reports, the Al-Ahvaziya terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Council President Nikki Haley, who serves as the United States ambassador to the world body, released a statement Monday, asserting that "terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to worldwide pe...

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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

In his statement , Trump noted that the tariff actions being taken are a result of the Section 301 process that the USTR has been leading for more than 12 months. The MFN rule requires all countries to be treated equally unless specific exceptions are agreed, and the U.S.is also covered by MFN status. Trump's basic goal is as ill-informed as h...

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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly resigns
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly resigns

In the wake of the Times report , Democrats have warned Trump not to remove Rosenstein. Separately, Axios reported that Rosenstein planned to resign his post, citing unnamed sources. The president described the search as "an attack on our country". "I never pursued or authorized recording the President and any suggestion that I have ever...

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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

But Bradley's firm, Jammy Inc., is considering bringing extra goods into the USA from China before the tariffs more than double in January, he said. Inaction by the USA would leave the American economy and consumers worse off over the longer run, a senior administration official told reporters at a briefing on Friday, speaking on the condition of...

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  • Hollande's sauce: Rafale egg on government's face
Hollande's sauce: Rafale egg on government's face

In fact, the French ministry's statement merely confirmed a part of what Hollande had purportedly said - that his government had no say in the matter. For over six months now, the Congress has been alleging that the NDA's Rafale deal involved "huge corruption" that resulted in a loss of ₹41,000 crore to the public exchequer.

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  • Suspect Caught in Logan Circle Stabbing of Wendy Martinez
Suspect Caught in Logan Circle Stabbing of Wendy Martinez

Police say that homicide detectives found Crawford at a park on 14th and Girard street. Wendy Martinez , 35, became engaged seven days before she was killed near her home - and her mother said she'll be buried in the recently-purchased wedding gown, according to NBC Washington .

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  • 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center
3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center

A spokesman for a health system that includes Christiana Hospital in Newark, Delaware, said one patient was being treated there. He said no law enforcement officers fired shots at the scene. Bhandari says Giri and her children joined her husband in the U.S.in April. He says she pulled a hooded shirt over her head and began shooting, striking an...

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  • Imran Khan performs Umrah in Saudi Arabia
Imran Khan performs Umrah in Saudi Arabia

Meanwhile, the Foreign Office (FO) of Pakistan has said Imran's letter to PM Modi was written in a "positive spirit", and that the country awaits a formal response from the Indian side. Pakistan denounced the Indian Foreign Ministry for its comments against Khan, saying they are against "all norms of civilized discourse and diplomatic communicat...

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  • Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate
Cruz, O'Rourke trade attacks during testy 1st Texas debate

A Texas sheriff slammed Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas) for making critical statements about law enforcement's treatment of African-Americans. He also said that O'Rourke was more to the left on policy than Sen. Cruz said was rooted in radical ideas about jurisprudence. Looming over the race is the omnipresence of President Trump. How could he squa...

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