Brexit protests in Birmingham ahead of Conservative party conference

The main opposition Labour Party accused Raab of being "in denial" over May's Chequers plan, named after her country residence where an agreement was hashed out with her ministers in July. Both sides are still hoping to reach a deal later this year... More..

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Hours after emotional testimony, Republicans push to confirm Kavanaugh
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Hours after emotional testimony, Republicans push to confirm Kavanaugh

Ford's tearful recounting of allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were in high school, led Trump to express sympathy for Kavanaugh and his family for having to listen to the testimony, ...More..

by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Indonesian quake, tsunami death toll rises to 384: disaster agency

Bodies of some victims were found trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings, he said, adding 540 people were injured. A powerful natural disaster has rocked central Sulawesi in Indonesia and authoriti...More..

Macedonia PM wants to proceed with name-change despite low turout
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Macedonia PM wants to proceed with name-change despite low turout

Macedonians all across the country went to the polls to vote in a referendum to change the country's name to the Republic of North Macedonia and end a long running dispute with Greece . If "Yes" wins, Macedo...More..

Russian sale of S-300s to Syria 'irresponsible': Netanyahu at UNGA
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Russian sale of S-300s to Syria 'irresponsible': Netanyahu at UNGA

Lavrov said Turkey faced "not a simple task" in Idlib, noting that the United States had also promised to persuade moderate fighters to split from the jihadist groups but failed to deliver. Syrian Foreign Minis...More..

At least 48 people killed after quake triggers tsunami in Indonesia
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

At least 48 people killed after quake triggers tsunami in Indonesia

He said another 11 people were killed in the town of Donggala. "Many bodies were found along the shoreline because of the tsunami , but the numbers are still unknown", Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for t...More..

by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Boris Johnson calls May's Chequers plan 'deranged' ahead of Conservative conference

In the event of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a deal, WTO rules would apply - a move which would likely see a hard border introduced. "I think one of the blights of British politics ...More..

Lindsey Graham: I will be in the National Basketball Association before Kavanaugh is convicted
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Lindsey Graham: I will be in the National Basketball Association before Kavanaugh is convicted

Christine Blasey Ford's testimony was credible and sympathetic. Graham was drawing on a frequent criticism from Republicans regarding how Ford's allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh became publi...More..

by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Pakistan chopper violates airspace in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch: Indian Army

Defence sources said the Pakistani army resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation along the LoC in Karnah sector of Kupwara district. According to reports, Indian side opened fire at the chopper and soon it ma...More..

MS police officers killed; suspect in custody
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

MS police officers killed; suspect in custody

The officers were pronounced dead after being take to King's Daughter Medical Center. "They're in the presence of Jesus right now". A suspect was wounded and was taken into custody. Strain said some people we...More..

Sen. Hirono deflects question on whether Democrats leaked accuser’s letter about Kavanaugh
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Sen. Hirono deflects question on whether Democrats leaked accuser’s letter about Kavanaugh

They're going to do whatever they have to do, whatever it is they do. "The FBI - this is what they do - and we're out of the way and letting them do exactly that". Soon he was working on a new deal with his R...More..

Jeff Flake, Chris Coons On Brett Kavanaugh’s
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Jeff Flake, Chris Coons On Brett Kavanaugh’s "Angry" Senate Testimony

A senior Republican leadership aide told CNN that the first key procedural vote on the Senate floor on Kavanaugh's nomination would be no later than October 5 and could happen sooner if the FBI wraps up its...More..

Jeremy Corbyn holds ‘useful’ Brexit talks with European Union negotiator Michel Barnier
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn holds ‘useful’ Brexit talks with European Union negotiator Michel Barnier

The blueprint will increase pressure on embattled leader May as her divided party's gathering starts Sunday under the shadow of Brexit . Johnson's first proposal is to "chuck Chequers". "This is the moment t...More..

Trump postpones meeting with DOJ's Rosenstein until next week
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Trump postpones meeting with DOJ's Rosenstein until next week

Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., is urging President Donald Trump to "fire" Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , whose leadership has been "rife with problems". Rosenstein to come before Congress", and that h...More..

Kellyanne Conway says she's a sexual assault victim
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Kellyanne Conway says she's a sexual assault victim

Conway pushed back on Tapper's mention of the president, saying "don't conflate" the accusations against him "with what happened to me" and "let's not always bring Trump into everything". Ford "should not be i...More..

by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Trump Accused of Rigging FBI's Kavanaugh Probe by Imposing "Outrageous" Limits

In a tweet responding to NBC's report late Saturday, Trump insisted that he is not limiting the FBI's probe. Ramirez has told The New Yorker that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her while they were bot...More..

Southerly Ocean Swell From Hurricane Rosa Expected to Produce Dangerous Surf
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Southerly Ocean Swell From Hurricane Rosa Expected to Produce Dangerous Surf

Rosa weakened from a Category 4 storm Friday. And a tropical storm watch is in effect for the East coast of the Baja California peninsula from Bahia de los Angeles to San Felipe. A southerly ocean swell origi...More..

Germany needs more evidence to declare Gulen movement illegal - Merkel
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Germany needs more evidence to declare Gulen movement illegal - Merkel

For the sake of improvement, according to the German side, Erdogan should respect human rights, to abandon the pressure on the media, the judiciary and trade unions. Erdogan said extradition of criminals was hi...More..

Macedonia or North Macedonia? Vote tests a nation's identity
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Macedonia or North Macedonia? Vote tests a nation's identity

The US, EU and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation have all backed the name change with several high profile visits to the country to encourage the "Yes" vote. On the other hand, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivan...More..

Boris Johnson Calls Chequers Brexit Plan 'Deranged'
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Boris Johnson Calls Chequers Brexit Plan 'Deranged'

The party also said it would likely reject May's Brexit deal when it comes to a vote of MPs, raising the possibility of fresh elections. "At the heart of the Chequers plan is a free trade deal, a free tra...More..

Photos don't prove novichok suspect is Russian intelligence officer
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Photos don't prove novichok suspect is Russian intelligence officer

Bellingcat says aside from its own open-source probe, "multiple sources familiar with the person and/or the investigation have confirmed the suspect's identity". She said on Facebook that it is part of an "i...More..

Senate panel probes Kavanaugh, accuser in public hearing
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Senate panel probes Kavanaugh, accuser in public hearing

A line had begun to form outside Capitol Hill hours ahead of the hearing that begins at 10 a.m. (1400 GMT). A third woman, Julie Swetnick , told the Senate committee that Mr Kavauaugh was present in 1982 whe...More..

Judge says Democrats can present case that Trump violated Constitution’s emoluments provision
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Judge says Democrats can present case that Trump violated Constitution’s emoluments provision

A federal judge found that those attorneys general had standing because of the impact foreign business at Trump's Washington, DC, hotel was having on other businesses in their jurisdictions. Sullivan ruled tha...More..

Pro-Turkey rebels in north Syria 'begin withdrawing' under deal
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Pro-Turkey rebels in north Syria 'begin withdrawing' under deal

Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly . Towards the end of his address, al-Moallem briefly touched on global politics, chastising Isr...More..

Skydiving instructor from Rochester found dead after tandem jump in Maine
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Skydiving instructor from Rochester found dead after tandem jump in Maine

The incident happened around 2 p.m. Thursday when Bickford, an experienced skydiver, was with the male student from Skydive New England in Lebanon . McCausland added that the instructor didn't have a backup ...More..

Parts of Indonesia Rocked By 7.5 Earthquake Followed by 10-Foot Tsunami
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Parts of Indonesia Rocked By 7.5 Earthquake Followed by 10-Foot Tsunami

Video footage showed the tsunamis arriving to the sound of people screaming, "Allahu Akbar (God is Great) Allahu Akbar". "People are running on the streets and buildings have collapsed", Karnawati told Reuters...More..

by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

US Senate Judiciary Comm. Refers Whitehouse's Kavanaugh Accuser to FBI for Investigation

One by Christine Blasey Ford , where she alleges a drunken 17-ear-old Kavanaugh tried to rape her. Deborah Ramirez says Kavanaugh exposed himself at a party at Yale. Jeff Flake , R-Arizona, said Friday t...More..

13-year-old boy attacked by a shark while lobster diving
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

13-year-old boy attacked by a shark while lobster diving

Another lifeguard, sheriff's deputies and paramedics rushed to the scene and the teen was quickly airlifted to the Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, Capt. Lifeguards had been on duty early Saturday due to ...More..

Brett Kavanaugh: FBI contacts second woman
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: FBI contacts second woman

WASHINGTON (BP) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee forwarded the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh along deeply divided party lines Friday afternoon (Sept. "Thursday, the American people saw the brilliant a...More..

North Korea says sanctions deepening mistrust against US
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

North Korea says sanctions deepening mistrust against US

After meeting with Kim in North Korea this month, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea urged the United States to declare an end to the war as an incentive for the North to denuclearize. "No, really - he wrote ...More..