FBI contacts Kavanaugh’s second accuser in its investigation

Democrats are still accusing Republicans of trying to rush a vote and claiming more time is needed to investigate Ford's allegations, despite the fact that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said on Friday ahead of the committee's vote on Kavanaugh nomination. ... More..

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Powerful typhoon Trami batters Okinawa island, churns to Japan mainland
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Powerful typhoon Trami batters Okinawa island, churns to Japan mainland

NHK also said airlines had cancelled more than 380 flights, mainly those flying in and out of Okinawa. A powerful typhoon pummelled Japan's southern island of Okinawa Saturday, injuring at least 17 people, ...More..

TS Kirk causes power outages, heavy flooding in Caribbean
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

TS Kirk causes power outages, heavy flooding in Caribbean

The storm had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph) and was located about 65 miles (100 kilometers) east-southeast of Martinique. Forecasters have said that storm Kirk will weaken and become a tropical d...More..

by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

North Korea says 'no way' it will disarm without trust in US

Ri told the United Nations general assembly in NY that North Korea is ready to implement the points that leader Kim Jong-Un and US President Donald Trump agreed to in their June summit. Al-Moallem said the ...More..

'Me Too must become We Too': Ardern advocates equality at UN
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

'Me Too must become We Too': Ardern advocates equality at UN

Trump claimed people were laughing "with" him, not at him, and Colbert asked the PM for her take. Perhaps the most interest revelation is that Jacinda may (or may not) have auditioned for a role in Lord of the...More..

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Germany to list Gulen group as terrorist
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan calls on Germany to list Gulen group as terrorist

Turkey vehemently denies that the massacre was genocide and insists it was part of the violence during World War I. It escalated in the past year to the point where Mr. Despite the wariness, Berlin, ever con...More..

India issues demarche to Pakistan, wants withdrawal of Burhan Wani stamps
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

India issues demarche to Pakistan, wants withdrawal of Burhan Wani stamps

She asserted India was totally committed to achieving the sustainable development objectives for its 1.3 billion people, establishing that 2030 was an important horizon. Pakistan supports an Afghan peace proces...More..

Mark Judge to cooperate with FBI investigation on Kavanaugh allegations
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Mark Judge to cooperate with FBI investigation on Kavanaugh allegations

A key potential witness to Christine Blasey Ford's allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has agreed to cooperate with law enforcement regarding allegations leveled by an...More..

Indonesian Quake, Tsunami Kills Hundreds, Death Toll Seen Rising
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Indonesian Quake, Tsunami Kills Hundreds, Death Toll Seen Rising

The water smashed into buildings and a large mosque that collapsed under the force. More than 5,700 people were killed in Chile and 61 in Hawaii when the waves reached the coast there. Sutopo said that essent...More..

U.S. closes consulate in southern Iraq after attack by Iran-backed militia
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

U.S. closes consulate in southern Iraq after attack by Iran-backed militia

The decision adds to mounting tension between the United States and Iran, which is the target of increasing USA economic sanctions. The US State Department announced its decision to close and evacuate its c...More..

Flotilla of small boats rescues passengers from crashed plane in Micronesia
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Flotilla of small boats rescues passengers from crashed plane in Micronesia

The flight had crashed in Micronesia when it was trying to land at the Chuuk Island airport. Photographs and video footage posted online showed small fishing boats surrounding the stricken, semi-submerged pla...More..

F-35 fighter conducts 1st combat airstrike
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

F-35 fighter conducts 1st combat airstrike

The other variants are the F-35A for the US Air Force and the F-35C for the US Navy. The F-35B is not the first F-35 variant to see combat-the Israeli military announced in May that its F-35A fighters had bee...More..

by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh, Trump court nominee, clears first hurdle

Leland Keyser , an alleged witness to the Kavanaugh incident, reiterates she can not corroborate Christine Blasey Ford's claims. And Flake didn't deny it was one of the factors that made an impression. Gallag...More..

In reversal, Trump directs supplemental FBI investigation, reiterates support for Kavanaugh
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

In reversal, Trump directs supplemental FBI investigation, reiterates support for Kavanaugh

The yearbook seemed to disrespect a woman named "Renate", who in the page Kavanaugh said he was an "alumnius" of. "I learned about these yearbook pages only a few days ago", she said. Donnelly said Ford's s...More..

Maldives opposition seeks foreign help for transition amid strongman Abdulla Yameen's fear
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Maldives opposition seeks foreign help for transition amid strongman Abdulla Yameen's fear

In a hotly-contested election in the island nation on September 23, Solih, who had the backing of several opposition parties, led by the MDP, emerged victorious by garnering 134,616 votes, according to the prov...More..

At Least 30 Killed by 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake, Tsunami in Indonesia
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

At Least 30 Killed by 7.5 Magnitude Earthquake, Tsunami in Indonesia

The 7.5 magnitude quake struck just before 6pm local time. More than 350 people were injured, he said. The festival was due to start Friday night. Local residents say there is still no evacuation underway in ...More..

Jeff Flake to support Brett Kavanaugh
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Jeff Flake to support Brett Kavanaugh

He quietly listened to the women and alternated between making eye contact with them and looking down at the ground. Telling him they were rape victims themselves, one of the women shouted, through tears: '...More..

'Good luck' note left for Kavanaugh accuser in Senate panel room
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

'Good luck' note left for Kavanaugh accuser in Senate panel room

Cory Gardner of Colorado accused the jurist of violently pinning a woman to a wall outside a bar in an "aggressive and sexual" manner. The nominee has vehemently denied all of the allegations ahead of the ...More..

by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Kavanaugh, Ford Set to Testify Thursday in Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

Kavanaugh is set to testify Thursday on allegations of sexual misconduct by Christine Blasey Ford , a California professor who claims he groped her and pinned her down while he was drunk at a party in high s...More..

Lawyer for second Kavanaugh accuser says her client is 'willing to testify'
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Lawyer for second Kavanaugh accuser says her client is 'willing to testify'

She further alleged that he made crude sexual comments about women, that she witnessed him "grinding against" girls without their consent and witnessed him "consistently engage in excessive drinking and inappr...More..

F-35B Crashes, Pilot Ejects
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

F-35B Crashes, Pilot Ejects

A military plane has crashed in coastal SC, authorities said Friday. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said the crash was reported about 11:45 a.m. Few details were released about the airstrike other tha...More..

American Bar Association Reportedly Wants FBI Investigation Ahead Of Kavanaugh Vote
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

American Bar Association Reportedly Wants FBI Investigation Ahead Of Kavanaugh Vote

Democrats for days have been demanding an FBI investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh, but Republicans had refused to seek one. "This is Jeff Flake , this is what I like about...More..

by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Trump orders Kavanaugh FBI probe after Senate delays confirmation vote

Trump was forced to order the investigation on Friday afternoon as a result. And Thursday, following Kavanaugh's angry performance before the Senate Judiciary Committee , when he also claimed the accusations...More..

Major quake triggers tsunami in Indonesia
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Major quake triggers tsunami in Indonesia

Smartphone video posted to Twitter captured a powerful wave hitting the provincial capital, Palu, as people screamed and ran in fear. The US Geological Survey put the magnitude of the second quake at a strong...More..

PFAW Response to Trump Press Briefing on Kavanaugh Allegations
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

PFAW Response to Trump Press Briefing on Kavanaugh Allegations

Kavanaugh said he did not know the accuser, Julie Swetnick of Washington, who wrote she had "a firm recollection" of seeing boys lined up at parties waiting "for their "turn" with a girl inside the room". I...More..

Dutch raids neutralized extremists' threat, authorities say
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Dutch raids neutralized extremists' threat, authorities say

The suspects were detained by heavily armed police in the towns of Arnhem, about 62 miles south of Amsterdam, and Weert in the southern Netherlands, close to the borders of Germany and Belgium. Prosecutors said...More..

Kavanaugh-Ford hearing was 8 hours of fighting, and everybody lost
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Kavanaugh-Ford hearing was 8 hours of fighting, and everybody lost

While the hearings risked re-traumatizing survivors for whom Dr. Ford's account of sexual assault hit close to home, Brett Kavanaugh's rage bursting into view was possibly as triggering. In 1991, 1600 black w...More..

by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

2m-high tsunami hits Indonesia after strong earthquakes

It also shows the water hitting the heavily damaged Baiturrahman Mosque located next to the mall. The U.S. Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.5 quake was centered at a depth of 6 miles, about 35 miles n...More..

Senate Judiciary Committee Recommends Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Senate Judiciary Committee Recommends Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

That might mean that they've all chose to vote yes on Kavanaugh together. Blasey alleged that Kavanaugh and Judge assaulted her while at a house party in suburban Maryland during her high school years. The Ju...More..

German bishops apologize for thousands of sex abuse cases
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

German bishops apologize for thousands of sex abuse cases

Archbishop of Munich and Chairman of the German Bishops" Conference and Trier Bishop, Cardinal Reinhard Marx (left) and commissioner for sexual abuse issues in the ecclesiastical sphere, Stephan Ackermann spe...More..