Trump says he rejected Trudeau, again threatens Canadian-built auto tariffs

He said both that there's a "good chance still" that the US and Canada will reach a deal, but also that "probably or possibly" they won't. Speaking to reporters this morning in Ottawa , Trudeau disputed Trump's statement - insisting Canada did not... More..

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Pope Francis appeals for continued dialogue in China
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Pope Francis appeals for continued dialogue in China

The pope also posthumously recognised an eighth bishop who "had expressed the desire to be reconciled with the Apostolic See" before he died a year ago, it said. But he said he ultimately will name bishops afte...More..

Trump defends Kavanaugh nomination, may delay Rosenstein meeting
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump defends Kavanaugh nomination, may delay Rosenstein meeting

Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski , a key vote to watch as the Senate considers Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court , told reporters on Tuesday that an FBI investigation into the allegations against Ka...More..

Manhunt in Denmark shuts down bridges, ferries to Copenhagen
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Manhunt in Denmark shuts down bridges, ferries to Copenhagen

Police armed with machine guns reportedly stopped a vehicle on a motorway west of the capital Copenhagen (which is located on the island, Zealand), according to a photographer quoted in newspaper Berlingske Ti...More..

Handful of senators to decide Kavanaugh's Supreme Court bid
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Handful of senators to decide Kavanaugh's Supreme Court bid

Despite having more Republicans on the committee, the outcome is uncertain because Sen. Ford was seated at a table in the packed hearing room flanked by her lawyers, facing a bank of senators. Two women con...More..

Powerful natural disaster rocks Indonesian island, tsunami warning issued
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Powerful natural disaster rocks Indonesian island, tsunami warning issued

Shortly after, the Indonesia Tsunami Early Warning System issued a tsunami alert for the area surrounding the epicenter. A series of earthquakes in July and August killed almost 500 people on the holi...More..

Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh

The messages were directed at two audiences - one was Trump, who had backed Kavanaugh but left open the possibility that he would pull the nomination if he believed Blasey, and the other was the clutch of three...More..

Gov. Phil Scott speaks on Kavanaugh allegations
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Gov. Phil Scott speaks on Kavanaugh allegations

Whitehouse's office has not responded to a request for comment. "We did not know each other well, but I knew him and he knew me", she says. Blasey Ford, 51, said Kavanaugh's alleged assault on her in 1982...More..

India's top court lifts Hindu temple ban on women of menstruating age
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

India's top court lifts Hindu temple ban on women of menstruating age

The apex court was assessing the constitutionality of the Sabarimala custom of excluding women in their "menstruating years". Presenting a dissenting judgement, Justice Indu Malhotra said that the present...More..

Ji Chaoqun: US army reservist 'tried to recruit spies for Beijing'
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Ji Chaoqun: US army reservist 'tried to recruit spies for Beijing'

The individuals included Chinese nationals who were working as engineers and scientists in the U.S., some of whom were United States defence contractors, according to the complaint. In April 2018, Ji also unkno...More..

Saudi King Salman launches Haramain high-speed rail project
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Saudi King Salman launches Haramain high-speed rail project

He added that King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had directed the implementation of comprehensive work plans for the transport industry in the Kingdom. With a speed of 300 km and hour, Al-Rumaih s...More..

Trump chairs UN Security Council session, hits out at Iran, Russia
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump chairs UN Security Council session, hits out at Iran, Russia

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of seeking to meddle in the November 6 US congressional elections , saying Beijing did not want his Republican Party to do well because of his stanc...More..

Trump Reaffirms Support For Top Court Pick, Says Testimony Was
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump Reaffirms Support For Top Court Pick, Says Testimony Was "Honest"

The shift in confidence among White House staff and Kavanaugh allies seemed to spring nearly entirely from the tone the judge set in the early moments of his opening statement, rather than the substance of hi...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Kavanaugh Denies 2 More Misconduct Allegations

Brett Kavanaugh's hearing is expected to begin shortly after 3 p.m. EST. Later, she told Durbin her certainty was "100 percent". The senator asked the judge to look him in the eye. They're hoping for a fin...More..

Air Niugini plane overshoots runway in Micronesia and sinks in sea lagoon
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Air Niugini plane overshoots runway in Micronesia and sinks in sea lagoon

No serious injuries were reported at the time of the crash landing. "The plane crashed in the lagoon, about 160 yards away from the runway", Chuuk airport manager Jimmy Emilio told the BBC. "The plane crashed...More..

Covenant University overtakes UI as Nigeria's best varsity
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Covenant University overtakes UI as Nigeria's best varsity

The Indian Institute of Technology in Indore came second, ahead of the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay. Specifically, Times Higher Education ranked The UWI at 591 out of the 1,258 universities whic...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Michael Avenatti tweets out shocking new allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

The second accuser, Ramirez, a classmate of Kavanaugh's at Yale University, told the New Yorker magazine that he exposed himself to her at a party when they were both first-year students. The Judiciary panel's ...More..

Juggling duties, New Zealand leader brings baby to UN
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Juggling duties, New Zealand leader brings baby to UN

After giving birth on June 21, Ardern took six weeks off before returning to work. The Lord of the Rings trilogy is a topic that seemingly gets brought up with New Zealanders a lot, even with the country's ...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Seven arrests in Netherlands over 'significant terror attack plot'

Prosecutors say the man at the centre of the group is a 34-year-old of Iraqi origin, who was convicted in 2017 for trying to travel to fight for the Islamic State group. The investigation was speeded up this mo...More..

Rosenstein may get to keep his job after all
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Rosenstein may get to keep his job after all

Rosenstein, who has repeatedly denied the reports , also contemplated pursuing Trump's removal in the spring of 2017, according to the Times , when the White House had been plunged into chaos following Comey'...More..

Michael Avenatti Defends Tweeting Photo of Kavanaugh Accuser Julie Swetnick
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Michael Avenatti Defends Tweeting Photo of Kavanaugh Accuser Julie Swetnick

Swetnick does not claim in her declaration that there are other witnesses who can attest to any role of Brett Kavanaugh in gang rape . Swetnick, the third accuser, made other accusations in her statement. ...More..

Furious Trump Says Democrats 'Laugh Like Hell' Over Kavanaugh Debacle
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Furious Trump Says Democrats 'Laugh Like Hell' Over Kavanaugh Debacle

Trump was also caught on tape in 2005 boasting of grabbing women by their genitals and kissing them without permission. The president said very little last week about Christine Blasey Ford , the first woman ...More..

US First Lady Melania Trump to visit Kenya next month
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

US First Lady Melania Trump to visit Kenya next month

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and US First Lady Melania Trump converse during the official visit by President Uhuru Kenyatta and the First Lady to the White House in Washington DC, USA. She did not say ho...More..

US President Donald Trump
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

US President Donald Trump

He values "sovereignty" above multilateral cooperation and universal human rights. Separately, Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami said that Iran would not bow to intensifying United States economic pressu...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

DEVELOPING: President Trump Delays Rosenstein Meeting 'Until Next Week'

As the Washington Post reports , Rashidi, a Kurdish journalist who reports for Kurdistan 24, wanted to ask Trump about U.S. relations with the Kurds, some 30 million stateless people who live across Iran, ...More..

Body believed to be missing 6-year-old boy with autism found
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Body believed to be missing 6-year-old boy with autism found

Maddox, who has autism and is nonverbal, was last seen Saturday at Rankin Lake Park in Gastonia, N.C., near Charlotte, where he apparently took off running and disappeared from sight, his parents later told p...More..

How cable news has reacted to the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

How cable news has reacted to the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

She supervises attorneys who handle cases involving child molestation, sexual assault and computer crimes against children. In that case, Hill testified before men who were criticized as being dismissive, so th...More..

Donald Trump accuses China of meddling in the USA midterm elections
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Donald Trump accuses China of meddling in the USA midterm elections

Trump, speaking in front of world leaders while chairing the United Nations Security Council for the first time, did not present evidence for his claim, which came amid an ongoing special counsel investigatio...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Donald Trump Says George Washington Could Have Been Guilty Of Sexual Misconduct

In a rare appearance before reporters, he rambled about how founding father George Washington had a "bad past" and could have been guilty of sexual misconduct. Later in the event, the president noted that wom...More..

Top US diplomat to return to North Korea as Trump hails Kim
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Top US diplomat to return to North Korea as Trump hails Kim

The trip would be Pompeo's fourth to North Korea, which was initially planned for August until it got canceled by President Trump as he thought there hadn't been enough progress made on denuclearization. China ...More..