China tight-lipped on Interpol chief Meng Hongwei's disappearance

His disappearance was reported by his wife to the French police who said she didn't hear from her husband after he landed in China. France has opened an investigation. According to BBC Asia Editor Celia Hatton, Meng Hongwei's disappearance seems to f... More..

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Key Senators Undecided As Senate Poised To Vote On Kavanaugh

Former Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential Sarah Palin nominee, a long-time political foe of the Murkowski family, suggested she might challenge the incumbent senator when she's up for re-elect...More..

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad awarded Nobel Peace Prize 2018

The Norwegian Nobel Committee called Denis Mukwege "the foremost, most unifying symbol, both nationally and internationally, of the struggle to end sexual violence in war and armed conflicts". She became an...More..

Shahbaz Sharif Arrested In Rs14 Billion Housing Scam
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Shahbaz Sharif Arrested In Rs14 Billion Housing Scam

The National Accountability Bureau in a statement Friday said it arrested Sharif after questioning him for several hours at its office in Lahore , the capital of the eastern province of Punjab. Sources say t...More..

Can Brett Kavanaugh be impeached from the Supreme Court?
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Can Brett Kavanaugh be impeached from the Supreme Court?

The Senate is expected to confirm Kavanaugh on Saturday. Dianne Feinstein of California, said Republicans have "largely chosen to ignore the testimony" of Ford. "I have reservations about this vote given ...More..

Chicago Police Officer Who Killed Laquan McDonald Found Guilty Of Murder
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Chicago Police Officer Who Killed Laquan McDonald Found Guilty Of Murder

Some schools, for instance, took measures to close down if Van Dyke was found not guilty. Those comments were first revealed Tuesday - moments before Van Dyke took the witness stand - through a witness called...More..

New York Tax Dept. Investigates Trump For Tax Fraud
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

New York Tax Dept. Investigates Trump For Tax Fraud

But even that is unlikely. Democrats, including Trump's opponent Hillary Clinton, often slammed Trump for not releasing his tax returns during the 2016 election. "The amount of documentation that they would h...More..

Dairy industry to benefit from new trade agreement
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Dairy industry to benefit from new trade agreement

So is it true that the USMCA will allow Canada's supply-management for dairy , eggs and poultry to remain viable and strong for years to come? Aside from the concessions affecting the dairy industry , Ang...More..

5 law enforcement officers shot in SC
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

5 law enforcement officers shot in SC

Authorities said the incident unfolded as sheriff's deputies were trying to serve a warrant in the town of Florence. The active shooting situation is over and the suspect is in custody. Both of South Carolina...More..

Don't Confirm Brett Kavanaugh, Says Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Don't Confirm Brett Kavanaugh, Says Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens

At times, my testimony-both in my opening statement and in response to questions-reflected my overwhelming frustration at being wrongly accused, without corroboration, of terrible conduct completely contrary to...More..

DOJ announces new charges against Russian intelligence officers
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

DOJ announces new charges against Russian intelligence officers

Russia's embassy to London said in a statement that British accusations that Russian spies were behind global cyber attacks lacked proof and were part of a crude disinformation campaign. Dutch-led investi...More..

Hugs as Putin clinches India defence deal
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Hugs as Putin clinches India defence deal

Other agreements - announced following a meeting between Putin and Prime Minister Narendra Modi that began with a hug - were in railways, fertilisers and space, with Russian Federation set to train astronauts f...More..

Senate To Take Decisive Vote On Kavanaugh Amid Protest From Democrats
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Senate To Take Decisive Vote On Kavanaugh Amid Protest From Democrats

There are few events that can pull a parent away from their own daughter's wedding, but for Republican Sen. The editorial was published on the eve of a pivotal vote in his confirmation. Lindsey Graham, R-...More..

Senate vote on Kavanaugh promises to be historically close
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Senate vote on Kavanaugh promises to be historically close

It offers a little insight into how wavering senators feel about advancing his nomination, though senators could potentially vote no for the final confirmation after voting yes in the procedural vote . But he ...More..

Melania Trump's scary moment with a baby elephant in Nairobi - Local
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Melania Trump's scary moment with a baby elephant in Nairobi - Local

Ms Trump then took to the Nairobi National Park and will later visit an orphanage and watch a play . There she led a line of children singing to traditional music. Soon she was petting and stroking the eleph...More..

USA secretary of state heads to North Korea for nuclear talks
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

USA secretary of state heads to North Korea for nuclear talks

Reuters reported on Sunday that China had cancelled a security meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis planned for October. It will be the fourth trip by Pompeo to the longtime United States pariah am...More..

Trump Despicably Mocks Dr. Christine Blasey Ford; Says She’s ‘Evil’
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Trump Despicably Mocks Dr. Christine Blasey Ford; Says She’s ‘Evil’

Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. The judge vehemently denies that. What does Prof Ford remember? Graham's defense of Kavanaugh elicited a chorus of boos from the crowd, to which he replied, "Yeah, we...More..

Interpol president Meng Hongwei vanishes during trip to China, official says
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Interpol president Meng Hongwei vanishes during trip to China, official says

Meng's wife contacted police in Lyon , the French city where the global police cooperation agency has its headquarters, after not hearing from him since his departure on September 29, police sources said. Meng...More..

Suspect in SC police shooting identified
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Suspect in SC police shooting identified

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott - the sheriff leading the investigation - said the focus is on taking care of those who have been shot and their families. 'Thanks to our MRAP, armored personnel carrier, we ma...More..

Trump Supporters Fill Mayo Civic Center For Rochester Rally
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Trump Supporters Fill Mayo Civic Center For Rochester Rally

President Trump holds a "Make America Great Again" rally in Rochester, Minnesota. Then reviving a popular crowd-pleasing rally tricked, he dropped Franken's name by saying he wouldn't: "I don't want to ...More..

Pew survey: Trump's 'America first' policy plays to rough global reviews
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Pew survey: Trump's 'America first' policy plays to rough global reviews

The EU is locked in disputes with the United States over trade and security. Only 27 percent of those surveyed in 25 nations worldwide had confidence in Trump to do the right thing regarding world affairs, wh...More..

Envelopes sent to Pentagon test positive for ricin
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Envelopes sent to Pentagon test positive for ricin

Two years after his Navy tenure ended, he was charged in a child sex-abuse case involving two girls he had an unspecified "relationship of trust" with, court documents state. The official said that one of the...More..

US and Chinese Destroyers Involved in ‘Unsafe’ Encounter at Sea
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

US and Chinese Destroyers Involved in ‘Unsafe’ Encounter at Sea

Twice last week, the United States sent B-52H Stratofortress heavy long-range bombers tearing through the South China Sea . "It is a serious threat to the sovereignty and security of China, will damage serio...More..

Judiciary GOPers Blast Out Claims About Kavanaugh Accuser's 'Sexual Preferences'
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Judiciary GOPers Blast Out Claims About Kavanaugh Accuser's 'Sexual Preferences'

Swetnick says she saw boys gathered outside closed rooms at parties but did not know what was happening behind those closed doors until she says she herself was attacked around 1982."My body was violated", sh...More..

S-300 missile system: Russian Federation upgrades Syrian air defences
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

S-300 missile system: Russian Federation upgrades Syrian air defences

USA military spokesman Col. Sean Ryan told reporters at the Pentagon on Tuesday that the Iranian missiles "potentially jeopardize the forces on the ground that are actually fighting (IS) and puts them in danger...More..

by | Friday, October 05, 2018

U.S. charges Russian GRU officers with hacking athletes, nuclear power company

Moscow has denied the charge. Perhaps predictably, Russian Federation has denied these accusations. Meanwhile, the U.S. Justice Department Thursday indicted seven agents of Russia's GRU military intellige...More..

US First Lady Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on solo African trip
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

US First Lady Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on solo African trip

Melania will spend a day in Ghana before she jets off to the other African countries on her schedule: Kenya , Malawi and Egypt . Trump spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told CNN the trip will focus on diplo...More..

U.S. withdraws from two global accords, says United Nations world court 'politicised'
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

U.S. withdraws from two global accords, says United Nations world court 'politicised'

The United States previous year broke with longstanding worldwide precedent and declared Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel, shifting the embassy. The ruling said Washington must "remove, by means of its...More..

India to begin deportations of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

India to begin deportations of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar

The seven illegal refugees were reportedly confined in a detention prison since 2012 in Cachar district of Silchar, Assam. "Following the verification, Myanmar government issued a certificate of identity to...More..

Sen. Angus King: 'Made Me Feel Sick' to Hear Trump Mock Ford
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Sen. Angus King: 'Made Me Feel Sick' to Hear Trump Mock Ford

Demonstrators protest US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh near the US Capitol, in Washington , DC, on October 4, 2018 . However, in a potential sign of momentum for Kavanaugh, Sen. He provided no spe...More..