F-35 fighter jet crashes in SC, pilot ejects

News broke on Friday that an F-35 fighter jet crashed in the USA state of SC, marking the first accident involving the American military's most advanced and expensive aircraft. It can also take off in a much shorter space than other fighter jets. ... More..

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Kavanaugh prosecutor Rachel Mitchell accustomed to tough sex-crime cases
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Kavanaugh prosecutor Rachel Mitchell accustomed to tough sex-crime cases

Mitchell has been a prosecutor since 1993. "Over the course of Rachel's career, she has dealt with victims in this very circumstance of delayed disclosure and circumstances where allegations were hard to c...More..

Brett Kavanaugh denies TWO MORE sex attack claims
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh denies TWO MORE sex attack claims

Kavanaugh's confirmation would cement conservative control of the Supreme Court, as Trump moves to shift it and the broader federal judiciary to the right. "I never had any sexual or physical encounter of any k...More..

Significant Danish Police Operation Cuts Off Copenhagen Island From Sweden and Germany
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Significant Danish Police Operation Cuts Off Copenhagen Island From Sweden and Germany

Copenhagen police spokesman Joergen Bergen Skov says Friday that police were "looking for people involved in serious criminality", but declined to elaborate. Crossings to Germany and Sweden have been cancelle...More..

Trump blasts critics, but leaves open possibility of withdrawing Kavanaugh nomination
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Trump blasts critics, but leaves open possibility of withdrawing Kavanaugh nomination

The press conference is Trump's last planned event as part of the 2018 U.N. General Assembly. "I categorically and unequivocally deny the allegation against me", the Supreme Court nominee said, adding: "T...More..

Heads of state 'were laughing with me,' not at me, says Trump
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Heads of state 'were laughing with me,' not at me, says Trump

Stating the today, the United States is experiencing an unprecedented, historic isolation in the world, President Rouhani said, "This three-day visit was primarily aimed at attending UNGA and express Iran's v...More..

Highlights from what he said about Kavanaugh (and everything else)
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Highlights from what he said about Kavanaugh (and everything else)

And in a stark moment, he admitted his view of sexual misconduct claims is colored by the litany of charges - all false, he claimed - that women have lobbed against him for decades. He'd get to the Times ...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Tsunami Hits Indonesia After Earthquakes Shake Island

Video captured by a local. A powerful quake sparked a violent tsunami caught on video in Indonesia on Friday - after a tsunami warning had already been lifted. Sulawesi is the fourth largest Indonesian isla...More..

GOP governors want Senate to delay vote on Kavanaugh
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

GOP governors want Senate to delay vote on Kavanaugh

Earlier this month, Ford came forward and accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault , according to The Washington Post. The unwillingness to take these allegations at face value and look at them for what they are:...More..

Kavanaugh and Ford Have Testified. Here's What Happens Next
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Kavanaugh and Ford Have Testified. Here's What Happens Next

The committee now comprises 11 Republicans and 10 Democrats, leaving little margin for error for Republicans - if just one of them breaks ranks, the nomination will be left in limbo. Blasey Ford also descr...More..

Women Of All Ages Now Allowed To Enter Kerala's Sabrimala Temple
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Women Of All Ages Now Allowed To Enter Kerala's Sabrimala Temple

The custom in the temple in the southern state of Kerala was challenged by a clutch of petitioners who argued that women can not be denied the constitutional right to worship. "Right to worship is given to all ...More..

European Union eyes oil barter system with Iran to get round U.S. sanctions
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

European Union eyes oil barter system with Iran to get round U.S. sanctions

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a meeting with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini at the EU Council in Brussels, Belgium, on May 15, 2018. Rouhani voiced regret that th...More..

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

Trump defends Kavanaugh nomination, may delay Rosenstein meeting

But after a phone conversation with Trump in NY, and meetings in person with White House officials in Washington, Rosenstein returned to Justice Department headquarters with his job and an appointment to retu...More..

U.S. to repatriate remains of South Korean troops
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

U.S. to repatriate remains of South Korean troops

A reporter asked Trump what evidence he has to back up the accusation, which China has denied. Pompeo's task at the security council in maintaining a solidarity over sanctions at a time when the USA president...More..

Iran president says not seeking United States conflict in Middle East
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Iran president says not seeking United States conflict in Middle East

He said that Mr. Trump has "well-deserved strong words for the Iranian regime" that he will also raise during a meeting of the UN Security Council on Wednesday. At one point in his address, Trump spoke of achie...More..

UK's opposition will back 'sensible' Brexit deal
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

UK's opposition will back 'sensible' Brexit deal

Sterling gained 0.2 percent to trade at 89.14 pence per euro. The Irish government , meanwhile, is preparing for the possibility of a no deal Brexit , and Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said that his governm...More..

Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford to deliver conflicting testimonies
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford to deliver conflicting testimonies

When I did, Brett put his hand over my mouth to stop me from screaming. "Sometimes I had too many beers", he acknowledged. " Brett groped me and tried to take off my clothes", her statement said. Even Pr...More..

Friday morning committee vote could set up quick Kavanaugh confirmation
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Friday morning committee vote could set up quick Kavanaugh confirmation

Here are four key key takeaways from a day of seldom-matched drama at the US Capitol. Christine Blasey Ford has testified at the Kavanaugh hearings and she seems like a perfectly nice, sympathetic woman, I ...More..

Maddox Ritch: Body found in hunt for N Carolina six year old
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Maddox Ritch: Body found in hunt for N Carolina six year old

The FBI's Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team was in the water earlier Thursday at Rankin Lake Park when they made the devastating discovery. Speaking on Wednesday, Mr Ritch said: 'He likes running...More..

Air Niugini flight overshoots runway in Micronesia and crashes into ocean
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Air Niugini flight overshoots runway in Micronesia and crashes into ocean

The Boeing 737-800 aircraft was attempting to land at Chuuk Airport on the remote island of Weno in Micronesia but ditched in a lagoon at about 9.30 am local time (12.30am United Kingdom time). The aircraft was...More..

by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Some GOP governors call for delay on Kavanaugh vote

The Senate must vote! On the eve of another hearing where a U.S. Supreme Court nominee is facing allegations of sexual misconduct, she told a packed University of Utah audience at a preplanned lecture tha...More..

Kathy Griffin Bashes Rachel Mitchell as a 'Disgrace to Women'
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Kathy Griffin Bashes Rachel Mitchell as a 'Disgrace to Women'

Senate Judiciary Republicans did not provide a comparable experience to the man accused of that assault. Nevertheless, Mitchell was chosen by Judiciary Committee chair Chuck Grassley to "depoliticize the...More..

With eyes on Iran, Bolton warns against Russia-Syria missile deal
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

With eyes on Iran, Bolton warns against Russia-Syria missile deal

The Russian president also informed Assad of the S-300 delivery, it said . " The most important thing is that it will ensure identification of Russian aircraft by the Syrian air defense forces ". While it is...More..

Supreme Court nominee says new misconduct claim 'ridiculous'
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Supreme Court nominee says new misconduct claim 'ridiculous'

Swetnick claimed that Kavanaugh was " present " when she was "gang" raped in 1982 and that he would attempt to "cause girls to become inebriated and disoriented so they could then be 'gang raped'". In a...More..

Michael Avenatti Calls Into 'The View' After Releasing Accuser's Identity
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Michael Avenatti Calls Into 'The View' After Releasing Accuser's Identity

The new allegation comes one day before Kavanaugh is set to testify at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing along with another accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , who says Kavanaugh held her down and tr...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Kavanaugh friend Judge denies allegations

These boys included Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh . The addition of Kavanaugh, if confirmed, would ensure a conservative majority on the high court for years to come. Lawyers tell a story about the guy wh...More..

Adultery is not a crime, India's supreme court rules
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Adultery is not a crime, India's supreme court rules

Adultery might not be the cause of an unhappy marriage, it could be result of an unhappy marriage, Justice Misra said. The Chief Justice also said that any law that affects the idividual dignity of women wi...More..

Statue of Nelson Mandela unveiled at United Nations
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Statue of Nelson Mandela unveiled at United Nations

No resemblance to #Mandela at all. Ms Espinosa Garces said she hoped the figure's presence at the United Nations would serve as "a reminder that our differences are to be celebrated" and that the world body...More..

Bodies of missing British millionaire and Thai wife found buried on property
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Bodies of missing British millionaire and Thai wife found buried on property

The couple, who had been together for 30 years, were said to have been dead for about a week. The police officer said an issue that likely contributed to the murders was that Hogg would often buy assets using...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

USA will eventually rejoin nuclear deal, Iranian President Rouhani says

In a reference to Mr Trump's rebuke of alliances and multilateral institutions, UK Prime Minister Theresa May said that delivering for citizens at home "does not have to be at the expense of global cooperat...More..