Britain’s Theresa May ‘planning snap election’ in November

Britain said on Saturday it would not "capitulate" to European Union demands in Brexit talks and again urged its partners to engage with its proposals, as French and German ministers suggested the next move in the negotiations should come from Lo... More..

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Second woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Grassley's stance reflected a desire by Trump and GOP leaders to usher the 53-year-old Kavanaugh onto the high court by the October 1 start of its new session and before the November elections , when Demo...More..

Trump points finger at Sessions for Rosenstein controversy
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Trump points finger at Sessions for Rosenstein controversy

But in Washington, more cautious voices warned of outcry on Capitol Hill if Trump moved to fire the man who oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. Rosenstein has denied ...More..

As he weighs 2020, Biden airs regrets of '91 Thomas hearings
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

As he weighs 2020, Biden airs regrets of '91 Thomas hearings

The race is widely considered a strong opportunity for Republicans to flip a seat, since President Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the state by more than 35 percentage points. Thomas was later confir...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday about Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations

Meanwhile, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Committee on the Judiciary Ranking member Dianne Feinstein , in a letter, urged President Donald Trump to direct the Federal Bureau of Investigati...More..

Grant Robicheaux case: Reality show surgeon ‘rapped and drugged hundreds of women'
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Grant Robicheaux case: Reality show surgeon ‘rapped and drugged hundreds of women'

She said the victims met the suspects under different circumstances. Robicheaux and Riley have traveled to various festivals since 2015, including Burning Man, Dirty Bird Campout Festival and Splash House Fes...More..

Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

Senior Republican staffers are also aware of the allegation . The agreement came a week after Christine Blasey Ford went public with her allegation against the conservative federal appeals court judge, end...More..

2nd woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

2nd woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

He has categorically denied the accusations, and says he is eager to testify to clear his name. Grassley gave Ford's attorneys until 2:30 pm EST to negotiate the terms of her testimony to the committee next w...More..

Iran's president blames unnamed United States ally for military parade attack
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Iran's president blames unnamed United States ally for military parade attack

Tehran says the groups are financed by Saudi Arabia , Iran's Sunni rival in the region. For years, Iran has held up the elite force, which answers directly to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, as an i...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Tornado hits nation's capital and Gatineau, Quebec

At one point more than 200,000 hydro customers were blacked out, but as of Sunday, Hydro Ottawa and Hydro Quebec reported the number had dropped to 70,000 in the Ottawa area and 5,600 in the Outaouais region, w...More..

Hundreds of dead fish washed off North Carolina roads after Florence
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Hundreds of dead fish washed off North Carolina roads after Florence

The animals were dropped off at her warehouse, but the facility was not registered as an official shelter. Turbert shared a photo of a young pig, who he said "desperately needs medical attention", before reveal...More..

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

When asked by a judge if he had any questions, Wilson responded, "No". His bond is now set for $150,000 and he has agreed to personally hire an attorney. Marshals worked with their Taiwanese counterparts to l...More..

Trump delays release of Russia probe documents
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Trump delays release of Russia probe documents

President Donald Trump on Friday backed down from his order to declassify certain documents from the Russian Federation investigation, including text messages exchanged among law enforcement leaders. In a l...More..

UK’s May seeks more compromise from European Union ahead of meeting
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

UK’s May seeks more compromise from European Union ahead of meeting

The meeting in Salzburg, Austria, is the first of three summits in successive months, which Brussels hopes will end with agreement on the terms of Britain s withdrawal from the bloc set for March 29 next year. ...More..

Chilean church abuse scandal: Pope accepts resignation of two bishops
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Chilean church abuse scandal: Pope accepts resignation of two bishops

Pope Francis meets members of the World Conference on Xenophobia, Racism, and Populist Nationalism in the context of Global Migration, during a private audience at the Vatican, September 20, 2018. He met on Fri...More..

Liverpool Protest Demanding 'People's Vote' On Brexit Piles Pressure On Labour
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Liverpool Protest Demanding 'People's Vote' On Brexit Piles Pressure On Labour

Mr Corbyn wanted his conference to be an opportunity to sell his alternative vision for Britain's economy, pressing his argument for the renationalisation of rail, mail and utilities, and to rally the party for...More..

Maldives opposition leader declares victory in election
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Maldives opposition leader declares victory in election

The provisional results for the remaining 9 per cent of the vote have yet to be announced. Yameen had been expected to cement his grip on power amid criticism over the fairness of the vote on the islands best...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Amid furor, Trump pushes pause on deciding Rosenstein's fate

Rosenstein has been a frequent punching bag for Trump supporters for appointing Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to take over a federal probe of suspected Russian meddling in the USA election and pote...More..

Suspect in Serial NorCal Rape Cases Arrested in Berkeley
by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Suspect in Serial NorCal Rape Cases Arrested in Berkeley

Back in 2007 a woman came forward - as one of the survivors of the NorCal rapist attacks. Authorities say a 58-year-old California man has been arrested in the decades-old NorCal Rapist case. Waller is allege...More..

by | Monday, September 24, 2018

Man held over 'Taser' at Buckingham Palace

A tourist stands in the rain outside Buckingham Palace in London , Britain August 31, 2015. Scotland Yard has said the male is in custody at a central London police station. More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Hundreds of thousands without power in Ottawa after tornado hits

Hydro Ottawa says more than 170,000 customers were without power early this morning as a result of the twister, which blew through Ottawa, Dunrobin, Ont., and Gatineau, Que., late Friday afternoon. Much of Dunr...More..

Gunmen kill 24 at Iran army parade, Tehran blames USA ally
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Gunmen kill 24 at Iran army parade, Tehran blames USA ally

Little is known about the al-Ahvaziya group, but Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) spokesperson Ramezan Sharif told ISNA it was "funded by Saudi Arabia ". Iran has intervened in the wars in Syria and I...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify in Senate hearing

Kavanaugh's confirmation hangs in the balance. Kavanaugh immediately and unequivocally denied Ford's charge that, while intoxicated, he pushed her into a bedroom, pinned her to a bed, and attempted to rip off h...More..

Palestinian shot dead in new Gaza clashes
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Palestinian shot dead in new Gaza clashes

A Palestinian teenager has been shot dead by an Israeli soldier in the southern Gaza Strip during a demonstration, Gaza's Ministry of Health and family members said. Palestinian medical sources said two G...More..

Accuser of Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh agrees to testify to Senate committee
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Accuser of Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh agrees to testify to Senate committee

Christine Blasey Ford as the person she remembers as "PJ" who supposedly was present at the party she described in her statements to the Washington Post ", Smyth says in his statement to the Senate Judiciary C...More..

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify next week
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify next week

There are only two people who can officially call off Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination, FiveThirtyEight reports. Those following news about the accusations very or somewhat closely (66 percent of ...More..

Someone Just Donated $18M of Cocaine to Texas
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Someone Just Donated $18M of Cocaine to Texas

In a tweet on Friday, TDCJ officials wrote, "2 sergeants from the Scott Unit alerted Customs when they found a white powder in a donated box of bananas in Freeport this morning". The Facebook post says: "Some...More..

Restaurant to sedate lobsters with marijuana before cooking them
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Restaurant to sedate lobsters with marijuana before cooking them

It also has ignited a debate on whether lobsters can feel the effects of THC, which is the primary chemical compound in marijuana that provides smokers with the "high" they get from inhaling it. Do they feel pa...More..

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits
by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

US considers limit on green cards for immigrants on benefits

Public charge means receiving government benefits. That ruling, known as a " public charge ", began in the 1800s as a way to deny immigrants entry to the United States if they were likely to become a drain o...More..

by | Sunday, September 23, 2018

Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn promises second vote if Labour members want one

Andrew Adonis, a Labour member of the House of Lords who supports holding a second referendum, said Labour can't sit on the sidelines while the country staggers toward political and financial chaos. Even in the...More..