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by | October 01, 2018 | 04:55

A panel of women on MSNBC Sunday wondered about the timing and goal of senior White House counselor Kellyanne Conway coming forward about her sexual assault now . A final vote on his nomination has been delayed to allow time for the FBI to investigate those allegations. "You work for a president who says all the women who accuse him are lying", Tapper said.

by | October 01, 2018 | 03:55

He said the responsible parties were the Iranian government, Iranian elite military unit the Quds Force, and militias under the command of Quds Force leader Qasem Soleimani. Using proxies could make it hard for USA intelligence to readily identify targets to strike. "They're going to be held accountable". Beginning in July, hundreds of protesters have descended on city of Basra, demanding much-needed government services and lambasting the rampant corruption they say plagues the regime of ...

by | October 01, 2018 | 04:30

Almost two million voters were expected to go to the polls in Macedonia (FYROM) today in a referendum to change the country's name and put an end to a decades-long conflict with neighbour, Greece. "I can not give up my Macedonian identity". The referendum has stirred strong interest in the West, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis among top foreign officials heading to Skopje recently to urge its people to vote "Yes".

by | October 01, 2018 | 04:41

Kirk was moving west-northwest at 14 miles per hour and had maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. The extreme weather has prompted governments to put in place tropical storm warnings in place in the islands of Barbados, St Lucia, Dominica, Martinique and Guadeloupe.

by | October 01, 2018 | 04:27

Protesters roamed the halls outside and yelled at senators, including Flake hours earlier as he tried to get into an elevator. "I told Chris, 'Our country's coming apart on this - and it can't, '" Flake said. The stunning confrontation was captured by television cameras. The Arizona Republican consulted with Coons, his friend and a Democrat from DE, before making his decision that rankled many Republicans on the committee.

by | October 01, 2018 | 04:05

Kavanaugh attempted to rape her at a house party when they were teenagers. 10 to approve Mr Kavanaugh's nomination to the US Supreme Court but the full Senate vote will be delayed while the FBI investigate allegations of sexual assault against him.

by | October 01, 2018 | 03:25

Coons said there were some "sharp conversations" as the discussions went on about how partisan the committee had been and how he and Flake wanted to improve on that. In an interview published Saturday in The Atlantic , Flake said his refusal to issue a vote on Kavanaugh without a week-long "pause" for an FBI investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh was a last-ditch effort to overcome partisan battles that have plagued the confirmation process.

by | October 01, 2018 | 02:24

Allen told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that she would still support in principle an "11th hour" deal hammered out by the Theresa May but that many in the party, especially on the right, would not. Tory Chairman Brandon Lewis apologised for the breach of security and the UK's data watchdog said it would make inquiries about the case. "The idea that we could ask customs officers in Dubrovnik and Santander to charge British-only tariffs is deranged, and nobody thinks it can work".

by | September 30, 2018 | 06:48

Ford's lifelong friend has said she doesn't know me and never remembers being at a party with me at any time in her life". "And I just want to express my appreciation to Senator Flake for allowing this process to move forward, but there's some difference of opinion among us as to what exactly the FBI investigation would consist of", said Texas Senator John Cornyn.

by | September 30, 2018 | 05:55

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Al Muallem on Saturday lashed out at the United States' policy in Syria and accused the anti-ISIS coalition of "committing mass killings" and "supporting terrorism". The US has some 2,000 troops in Syria, mainly training and advising both Kurdish forces and Syrian Arabs opposed to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

by | September 30, 2018 | 05:41

He accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to overthrow his government. Germany, France, the UK, China and Russian Federation say Iran is complying with the nuclear agreement and should continue to do so. Rouhani said that the U.S. should either rectify its mistake or continue with this wrong process. Washington's subsequent reimposition of sanctions now threaten to cut those who transact with Iran off from the United States financial system.

by | September 30, 2018 | 03:56

When Ms Damond Ruszczyk approached officer Noor's patrol vehicle in an alley behind her house he shot across his partner and fatally struck the Australian in the stomach. Harrity said he heard a voice and a thump on the back of the squad auto, and glimpsed a head and shoulders outside. Noor, however, fired at Damond, striking her abdomen.

by | September 30, 2018 | 03:57

PST. A 13-year-old boy was attacked early Saturday by a shark while diving for lobsters in waters off Encinitas , California , near San Diego, authorities said. "He was conscious, he was above water, and the bystanders were able to get him up on the beach. and he was talking all the way to when he was being transported", the captain said.

by | September 30, 2018 | 03:46

The typhoon forced airlines including Japan Airlines Co and All Nippon Airways Co to cancel on Saturday more than 400 flights from or to airports in Okinawa and Kagoshima Prefecture in southwestern Japan. Precipitation over the 24-hour period ending 6 a.m. on September 30 is estimated at up to 400 millimeters in the Amami Islands, 350 millimeters in southern Kyushu, 300 millimeters in Okinawa, 250 millimeters in northern Kyushu, 200 millimeters in Shikoku and the Tokai region, 150 millimeters ...

by | September 30, 2018 | 03:07

Saudi Arabia and the UAE have denied any involvement. If you cross ours, we will surely cross yours. Addressing a gathering of worshippers here in Tehran on Friday, Brigadier General Salami pointed to a recent terrorist attack on a military parade in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz and said the plotters behind the incident are linked to the Israeli-Western-Arabian "triangle".

by | September 30, 2018 | 02:39

The trip is Erdogan's first formal state visit to Germany, home to more than 3 million people with Turkish roots. But the increasingly authoritarian leader is viewed with suspicion across the political spectrum in Germany, which has had hard relations with Ankara in recent years.

by | September 30, 2018 | 02:58

The nearby city of Donggala and the town of Mamuju were also ravaged by the magnitude 7.5 quake and tsunami but had not yet been reached by aid due to damaged roads and disrupted telecommunications. "The tsunami didn't come by itself, it dragged cars, logs, houses, it hit everything on land", Nugroho said , adding that the tsunami had traveled across the open sea at speeds of 800 kph (497 mph) before striking the shoreline.

by | September 30, 2018 | 02:42

Foreign Minister Qureshi rejected the suggestion that previous Pakistani governments had aided the Taliban. She added: "Afghanistan is working towards convincing Taliban for peace talks just like Pakistan is working towards peace in the region".

by | September 30, 2018 | 02:54

Though Rasor did not corroborate Ford's allegation, she told the New Yorker that Judge "ashamedly" confided in her about an incident in college when he and other men "took turns having sex with a drunk woman". Several Democratic senators yesterday suggested Judge should be testifying, and legal experts agreed. Although Kavanaugh was approved for the position on Friday by the Senate Judiciary Committee in an 11-10 party-line vote, the nomination still needs to be voted on by the full Senate.

by | September 29, 2018 | 07:07

She did not say that Kavanaugh or Judge had sexually assaulted her. Swetnick said she saw Kavanaugh at several parties and witnessed him engage in sexually aggressive behavior toward women. An excerpt of her interview was released Thursday. Republicans appeared encouraged Tuesday by Kavanaugh's Fox News appearance with his wife, in which he vehemently denied any sexual wrongdoing and vowed that his nomination would not be driven out of the confirmation fight by a "false allegation".

by | September 29, 2018 | 06:47

And if the right believes the charges against the judge were cooked up at the last minute, liberals and many moderates find it astonishing that the GOP seems ready to "plow right through", in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's now emblematic phrase, without an earnest inquiry into whether Kavanaugh is telling the truth.

by | September 29, 2018 | 06:50

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology said telecommunication services in Donggala and affected areas have been cut off due to an electricity blackout after the main quake. Initial reports from the agency say dozens of buildings collapsed in Palu City in the Donggala region of Sulawesi. At least one person was killed and dozens of homes were damaged.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:40

She softly detailed how Kavanaugh allegedly pinned her to a bed, " grinding his hips into me ". Kavanaugh denies all of the allegations. Now it's possible I'll hear that and say hey I'm changing my mind. He said that the allegations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh set a different standard by his enemies because he was nominated to the Supreme Court .

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:54

Collins says the deal "is an important development and I believe it will let us go forward". "I have been speaking with a number of people on the other side - we've had conversations ongoing for a while - with regard to making sure we do our due diligence here".

by | September 29, 2018 | 06:38

Kavanaugh has denied the allegation. The Republicans hired a sex-crimes prosecutor to question both Kavanaugh and Ford - however, she's saying she doesn't see enough evidence for the case. Mitchell now serves as the Deputy County Attorney in the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in Phoenix and is also is the division chief of the Special Victims Division, which handles cases of domestic violence, sex crimes, and auto theft.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:06

An Instagram user has uploaded video that shows a seal swimming up from the depths, armed with an octopus, which it flings across the face of an unsuspecting kayaker. Kyle Mulinder was at the rear end of the double-hull kayak when the seal disappeared and suddenly reappeared beside the boat, throwing the octopus in his direction.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:05

President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh July 9 to the Supreme Court . "So I feel that if a woman is taking the time to talk about something that happened to her that we should be able to respect her and give her the time and investigate".

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:17

Kavanaugh denied the accusations. The Senate Judiciary Committee hearing has riveted Washington , as Ford insisted Thursday she is "100 percent" certain Kavanaugh assaulted her, and Kavanaugh insists he is completely innocent. On Friday morning, he announced that he would support Kavanaugh's nomination. "Look at me and tell me that it doesn't matter what happened to me", said 23-year-old Maria Gallagher, a volunteer with a liberal advocacy group.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:25

US President Donald Trump said: "I'm going to let the Senate handle that". "This has been a partisan and divisive process". "They have to do what they think is right", Trump said. Democrats said Kavanaugh's confirmation could taint the Supreme Court, which prides itself on staying above the political fray. South Carolina Republican Sen.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:34

Indonesia was rocked by a powerful 7.5 magnitude quake on Friday, with the national disaster agency saying that "many" buildings had collapsed in the aftermath of the huge tremor. Lisa Soba Palloan, a resident of Toraja, also south of Palu, said locals felt several quakes on Friday. A video shows the moment a tsunami hit an area in Indonesia after a 7.5 magnitude quake hit on September 28.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:08

The jury had been dismissed before Olson made his remark. The second hit late Tuesday afternoon, when lawyers addressed newly obtained information from Jennifer Robinson, a female inmate Crews had conversations with about five months ago.

by | September 29, 2018 | 04:54

On Thursday morning, that same committee heard from Ford who she said was "100%" certain Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers in the 1980s. His "yes" vote means Kavanaugh will likely be confirmed by the Judiciary Committee on Friday. He spoke after Arizona Sen. However, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said his full support of Kavanaugh was conditional on allowing a one-week FBI investigation into the sexual assault allegations the nominee has faced in recent weeks.

by | September 29, 2018 | 06:45

Earlier on 1st August, the five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had reserved its verdict on a bunch of the petitions that were challenged the entry of women inside the temple after hearing the case for eight days.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:04

Trump went on to describe "a very unsafe period in our country" that he said was being "perpetuated by some very evil people - some of them are Democrats". "It's possible I'll hear that and say, 'hey, I'm changing my mind, ' " Trump said of the anticipated testimony. "We have done it because we want to depoliticize the whole process, like the Democrats politicized the Anita Hill thing".

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:46

But he says he's not the one who attacked her. "Do you mind telling me so I can read about him?" The first allegation came from Christine Blasey Ford , who claimed that Kavanaugh assaulted her while they were in high school by trying to take her clothes off and covering her mouth when she attempted to scream .