• With Conditions | Trending: Christine Blasey Ford Agrees to Testify Next Week
With Conditions | Trending: Christine Blasey Ford Agrees to Testify Next Week

Some reports say she will testify on Wednesday or Thursday . Judge Kavanaugh has repeatedly denied the allegations. He expressed confidence that Republicans "will manage this confirmation properly with the utmost respect for all concerned" and said he expected Kavanaugh to join the high court soon.

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  • Iran vows to avenge deadly military parade attack
Iran vows to avenge deadly military parade attack

Women and children scattered along with once-marching Revolutionary Guard soldiers as heavy gunfire rang out, the chaos captured live on state television. It also claimed that the threats posed by Iran's support for terrorism are not confined to the Middle East; they are truly global. Ahvaz is in the center of Khuzestan province, where there have...

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  • Kavanaugh accuser commits to public hearing: 'She should have her say'
Kavanaugh accuser commits to public hearing: 'She should have her say'

The lawyers said they made "important progress" in a Sunday morning call with Judiciary Committee staff members and agreed to the hearing even though the committee refused to subpoena Mark Judge , who Ford said witnessed the attack, as well as others she said were present.

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  • U.S. hits Chinese agency with sanctions for buying Russian military equipment
U.S. hits Chinese agency with sanctions for buying Russian military equipment

In Beijing , the Chinese government expressed anger and demanded the sanctions be withdrawn. The Trump administration on Thursday continued to warn India of sanctions for buying high-end Russian arms after making China the first target of such punishment engineered by American hardliners intent on punishing Moscow for its transgressions.

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  • Uganda pop star put into police van on arrival
Uganda pop star put into police van on arrival

He had received medical treatment in the United States for injuries which he said were sustained during torture by security forces last month. Staff at JKIA were excited as they scampered for a photo with the youthful politician. Ahead of his return to Uganda, security forces set up barriers near the airport and elsewhere around the capital amid ...

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  • Kavanaugh accuser has until Saturday to decide on testifying — NY Times
Kavanaugh accuser has until Saturday to decide on testifying — NY Times

President Donald Trump on Friday questioned the account of Christine Blasey Ford , the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted sexual assault . Yes, Grassley could have stuck to his 10 pm deadline and held the vote Monday without hearing from Ford, but you can probably guess what the media would do with th...

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  • Ford lawyers say she is open to testifying, but not Monday
Ford lawyers say she is open to testifying, but not Monday

Whelan claimed instead that a high school classmate of Kavanaugh's assaulted Blasey, posting detailed information about the classmate. Judge Kavanaugh has repeatedly denied the allegation . Still, the bare 51-49 Republican majority means they can lose just one vote and still approve him if all Democrats vote no. "It's very unfair, I think, to ...

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  • Australian Woman Critical After Being Attacked By A Shark While Swimming
Australian Woman Critical After Being Attacked By A Shark While Swimming

Australia ranked behind only the United States in the number of unprovoked shark encounters with humans in 2017, according to the University of Florida's International Shark Attack File. He added: "There was blood everywhere". The girl, who is understood to have remained conscious throughout the ordeal, was ferried ashore by the police vessel and...

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  • Britain’s May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached ‘an Impasse’
Britain’s May Says Brexit Negotiations Have Reached ‘an Impasse’

Downing Street went into the gathering with the expectation that European Union leaders would - if not endorsing her Chequers plan - at least stop short of killing it. Following two days in Salzburg, the British prime minister appeared to stick to her guns on the blueprint which is centred on a "common rulebook" approach, arguing that it was the ...

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  • Pak-Saudi Arabia agree on US$10bn economic package
Pak-Saudi Arabia agree on US$10bn economic package

Khan has proposed a meeting between Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in NY this month. Pakistan is the founder member of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition which is based in Riyadh. He said a Saudi delegation including the finance a...

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  • Queens stabbing: Woman goes on rampage at children’s nursey, multiple injured
Queens stabbing: Woman goes on rampage at children’s nursey, multiple injured

One of the adults attacked works at the nursery and the other was a father of a child. The injuries were not considered to be life threatening, police said. It's unclear whether it was a legal child care facility. Police said the suspect was in custody and taken to a local hospital after trying to kill herself.

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  • 'Very hard to imagine' anything happened between Kavanaugh and accuser
'Very hard to imagine' anything happened between Kavanaugh and accuser

In an email to committee aides, the lawyer for Christine Blasey Ford says that it is "not possible" for her client to appear on Monday, adding that the committee's selection of that day is "arbitrary in any event". "If she shows up that would be wonderful, if she doesn't show up that would be unfortunate". "Fairness and respect dictate that she s...

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  • Queen sends condolences to Philippines after deadly typhoon
Queen sends condolences to Philippines after deadly typhoon

A lot of them are miners who disregarded repeated warnings to evacuate. Hong Kong authorities also rushed to the aid of five Filipino workers at a dive resort. The Hong Kong Observatory said Mangkhut would bring heavy downfall and frequent squalls, despite the storm weakening slightly. The storm made landfall in the Guangdong city of ...

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  • Colleagues Describe Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford as Honest and Rigorous
Colleagues Describe Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford as Honest and Rigorous

The source pointed out that "Cindy" in the scrawled note indicates that Trump Jr. was trying to lampoon Feinstein for refusing to identify Ford publicly and holding her letter through Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings for 11th-hour dramatic effect.

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  • Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar released from prison following court orders
Nawaz, Maryam and Safdar released from prison following court orders

Amjad Pervez, a defence lawyer, had said the required bonds had been posted and Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law would be released from Adiala prison, where they have been serving 10-year, seven-year and one-year prison sentences, respectively.

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  • 62 cars sold in auction of Pakistan PM House vehicles
62 cars sold in auction of Pakistan PM House vehicles

When former cricketer Imran Khan was elected to power in Pakistan, he asserted that he wants cordial relations with India and seeks a quick solution to conflicts between the two countries, including the long-standing Kashmir issue. The BJP leader also said that only time will tell whether the situation will remain the same in Pakistan or not. They ...

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  • Trump says US considering permanent military presence in Poland
Trump says US considering permanent military presence in Poland

Poland has repeatedly requested a permanent USA military presence on its soil amid fears of Russian aggression, offering up to $2 billion in funding for such a base. Since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, and followed that up with military support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, Poland has welcomed rotational USA and North Atlantic Treaty Org...

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  • 4 injured, shooter down in Wisconsin shooting
4 injured, shooter down in Wisconsin shooting

Emergency responders descended on the structure in Middleton, which houses Esker Software and WTS Paradigm, at around 10:30 a.m. following reports of a shooter there, according to the Wisconsin State Journal . Authorities are now on the scene. Andrew King, an employee at an area building, said he saw a man with a handgun going inside another b...

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  • Trump says no Federal Bureau of Investigation probe needed on Supreme Court pick
Trump says no Federal Bureau of Investigation probe needed on Supreme Court pick

Kavanaugh. "So if the senators who have come forward and said they want to treat this seriously mean that, then they'll have an investigation of these allegations so that we all go into this more informed", said Ford's attorney, Lisa Banks .

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  • USA may announce new tariffs on import from China
USA may announce new tariffs on import from China

The survey of more than 430 AmCham China and AmCham Shanghai member companies, including 36 in automotive and transportation, was conducted between August 29 and September 5. New tariffs on the import of goods from China may be announced tomorrow on Monday 17. The White House has not commented on the Bloomberg report.

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  • Russian Federation military aircraft 'disappeared' off Syria during Israeli strikes
Russian Federation military aircraft 'disappeared' off Syria during Israeli strikes

Russian airspace control means registered missile launches from French frigate in Mediterranean late on Monday, Russian military reported. The strikes were accompanied by a power outage, but there were conflicting reports over whether it was cause by incoming missiles, or the result of a deliberate decision to shut down the electrical system to h...

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  • Two Koreas set up joint office in Northern city
Two Koreas set up joint office in Northern city

But those channels have been often suspended when tensions rose over North Korea's nuclear program. Moon will discuss ways to achieve that goal with Kim, seeking to engineer a proposal that combines a concrete framework for North Korea's denuclearisation and a joint declaration ending the 1950-53 Korean War, Seoul officials said.

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  • Cumbria braced for Storm Helene which could cause 'danger to life'
Cumbria braced for Storm Helene which could cause 'danger to life'

Storm Helene is forecast to impact the United Kingdom with powerful gusts reaching 70mph and heavy rain from around 6pm this evening. Emma Smith, meteorologist with the Exeter-based Met Office , said more details would emerge within the next day over what impact the storm might have.

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  • Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm toll of 3,000
Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm toll of 3,000

He claimed that these deaths didn't happen in the storm, so they don't count - even though researchers and Puerto Rican officials very clearly linked these deaths to the storm. Puerto Rico is now facing the peak of hurricane season, with Tropical Storm Isaac expected to drop heavy rain as it passes south of the island between Thursday and Friday.

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  • You’ve done us proud, President congratulates Kenyan marathon team
You’ve done us proud, President congratulates Kenyan marathon team

Kipchoge, 33, broke the previous world record by more than one minute, an improvement not seen in five decades, the Berlin Marathon said. Since moving to the marathon in 2012, Kipchoge was won 10 of 11 races over 26.2 miles, including gold in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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