Thai universities drop in world rankings

Only two Australian universities have made it onto the World University Rankings list top 50 for 2019. This is according to the latest 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings . "As a public university with global reach, we seek t... More..

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Acosta Scolds Trump to Call on Female Reporters at Press Conference
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Acosta Scolds Trump to Call on Female Reporters at Press Conference

Chuck Schumer (D-NY) would "100%" vote against the founding father. Later, Trump twice offered something of an evergreen admission - well known to White House aides who often compete to be the last person i...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Boulder Woman’s Attorney Calls For Republicans To Hear Client’s Story

Turner's lenient sentence, stating that she was particularly bothered by it because she was assaulted in high school by a man who was now a federal judge in Washington , D.C.", Koegler said. Kavanaugh denies t...More..

US approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

US approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan

Beijing regards Taiwan as a breakaway province that should be reunited with the mainland, by force if necessary. "We call on the US to cancel the deal and cut off military ties with Taiwan to avoid causing da...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump takes aim at China, Iran at UN Security Council

The European Commission's boldest idea is for European central banks to pay Iran directly for oil in euros and bypass the U.S. financial system. "We reject the ideology of globalism, and we embrace the doctri...More..

Russian spy poisoning: Skripal suspect's 'real identity revealed'
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Russian spy poisoning: Skripal suspect's 'real identity revealed'

An investigative group in Britain says it has identified one of the two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy in the United Kingdom as a highly-decorated colonel in the Russian military intelligence ag...More..

Donald Trump Just Got Laughed At By The Entire United Nations
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Donald Trump Just Got Laughed At By The Entire United Nations

The reaction he received from the assembled world leaders wasn't what he was expecting. People had a good time with me. " We were doing it together ". "Impunity is on the rise, as leaders and States push the b...More..

Paul Ryan Urges GOP to Let Trump Decide Rosenstein's Future
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Paul Ryan Urges GOP to Let Trump Decide Rosenstein's Future

Meadows tweeted Tuesday that the Freedom Caucus has decided Rosenstein should testify or resign. Per a source close to Rosenstein: "He's expecting to be fired", so he plans to step down. The president is up...More..

Venezuela's Maduro heads to New York, Trump says open to meeting
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Venezuela's Maduro heads to New York, Trump says open to meeting

Speaking at the United Nations on Tuesday, Vice President Mike Pence announced an additional $48 million in USA aid to countries in the region affected by the Venezuelan refugee crisis. "Every option. And you k...More..

Trump pledges new Middle East peace plan within months
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump pledges new Middle East peace plan within months

Meanwhile, Trump opened a UN Security Council meeting on Wednesday by taking aim at Russian Federation and Iran for backing President Bashar Al-Assad's brutal war in Syria. The United States and China are embro...More..

More Americans believe Kavanaugh's accuser rather than him, poll finds
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

More Americans believe Kavanaugh's accuser rather than him, poll finds

Ramirez is the second woman to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has declared in a televised interview that he never sexually assaulted anyone in high schoo...More..

Iran: Trump chairs key UN Security Council session
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Iran: Trump chairs key UN Security Council session

Turning to Syria, Mr Trump assailed Russian Federation and Iran for backing President Bashar la-Assad in his brutal war in Syria, saying: "The Syrian regime's butchery is enabled by Russian Federation and Ir...More..

Trump court nominee Kavanaugh denies accusation of third woman
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump court nominee Kavanaugh denies accusation of third woman

Ford the professional environment she asked for", Grassley said . At their regular Tuesday party lunch, Republicans were told to be prepared to be in Washington this weekend to process Kavanaugh's nom...More..

US Senate Judiciary Committee sets Kavanaugh vote for Friday
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

US Senate Judiciary Committee sets Kavanaugh vote for Friday

Women's March co-president Tamika Mallory (at microphones) and Women's March on Washington creator Bob Bland (2nd-R) address a rally against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh i...More..

Vatican, China sign landmark accord on appointing bishops
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Vatican, China sign landmark accord on appointing bishops

Comments on social media accused the Vatican of turning a blind eye to a "silent cultural revolution" in China, where churches have been destroyed in recent months and there has been a clampdown on Bible sales....More..

China nixes US warship port visit, recalls admiral from US
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

China nixes US warship port visit, recalls admiral from US

China has been angered this week alone by the imposition of new USA tariffs on Chinese imports as well as a planned arms sale to democratic Taiwan , claimed by Beijing as sacred Chinese territory. "If this c...More..

Hong Kong-Guangzhou high-speed rail link to open
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Hong Kong-Guangzhou high-speed rail link to open

Passengers will clear Chinese immigration at the line's newly built West Kowloon terminus, the source of major legal controversy when it was revealed that mainland Chinese law would apply within roughly one-qua...More..

McConnell says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh will be confirmed
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

McConnell says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh will be confirmed

Kavanaugh serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit at the courthouse on Constitution Avenue. "I did not have sexual intercourse in high school or for many years thereafter". "We should at lea...More..

Turkey's Erdogan vows to impose secure zones east of Euphrates in Syria
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan vows to impose secure zones east of Euphrates in Syria

Turkey's president says Ankara will take steps to create "safe zones" across northern Syria, including in areas held by Syrian Kurdish fighters. Earlier, Russia and Turkey agreed on the borders of a deweapo...More..

SC To Deliver Verdict On Validity Of Aadhaar Today
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

SC To Deliver Verdict On Validity Of Aadhaar Today

Aadhaar was linked with various essential services, like bank accounts, PAN card, passports and mobile connections. Justice Sikri struck down Section 57 which permitted private entities to avail Aadhaar dat...More..

Rod Rosenstein to meet Trump, expects to be fired
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Rod Rosenstein to meet Trump, expects to be fired

Speaking Tuesday on ABC's "Good Morning America", Sanders was asked whether her boss has confidence in Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after a report that he suggested recording Trump and removing hi...More..

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee hits out at 'character assassination'
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee hits out at 'character assassination'

The president said Ramirez was "all messed up" and "totally inebriated", and that it would be "a frightful, awful thing for future political people, judges" if the Senate does not confirm Kavanaugh. All alo...More..

Brett Kavanaugh: Trump doubts 'drunk' sex assault accuser
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: Trump doubts 'drunk' sex assault accuser

Deborah Ramirez described the incident after being contacted by The New Yorker magazine. Ramirez alleged in an article published by The New Yorker Sunday night that while she and Kavanaugh both attended ...More..

Trump touts domestic achievements, preaches ‘sovereignty’ at UN speech
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Trump touts domestic achievements, preaches ‘sovereignty’ at UN speech

The same goes for his bragging, and factually inaccurate opening line that his administration had accomplished more than any other in United States history. Mr Trump has said sanctions on North Korea woul...More..

3-D printed gun designer arrested on sexual assault charges involving minor
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

3-D printed gun designer arrested on sexual assault charges involving minor

During a forensic interview with the Center with Child Protection on August 27, the sexual assault victim told counselors she met Wilson through the website, SugarDaddyMeet.com. "We know Mr. Wilson frequent...More..

by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh rejects 'false accusations'

Murkowski's remarks, made Monday night, were published shortly after she publicly suggested the FBI should investigate the mounting sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh. And although she is not on th...More..

#WhyIDidntReport: Hundreds Of Thousands Confide Their Stories Of Rape, Abuse
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

#WhyIDidntReport: Hundreds Of Thousands Confide Their Stories Of Rape, Abuse

Writing for Vox , she explained what survivors of sexual assault know all too well that victims know they might not be believed. The piece, which expounded on her tweet , said, "The courage of survivors will...More..

Psychologist: Cosby a predator with uncontrollable urges
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Psychologist: Cosby a predator with uncontrollable urges

O'Neill decides whether Cosby should be classified a " sexually violent predator ". Being labeled a sexually violent predator would make him subject to mandatory lifetime counseling and community notificati...More..

Weather Authority: Rain showers likely on Tuesday
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Weather Authority: Rain showers likely on Tuesday

The warm front will usher in a much warmer and more humid air mass, thus continuing the temperature roller coaster we've been on. Tuesday's sunrise is at 7:24 a.m., and Tuesday's sunset is at 7:25 p.m. Th...More..

Iran Blames US, Saudi Arabia & Israel for Deadly Attack on Military Parade
by | Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Iran Blames US, Saudi Arabia & Israel for Deadly Attack on Military Parade

Earlier Foreign Minister Javad Zarif blamed "terrorists paid by a foreign regime", adding that "Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their United States masters accountable". Islamic State militants also cla...More..