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by | October 04, 2018 | 15:46

It's gotten so bad that earlier Wednesday Mr. McConnell took to the Senate floor to call the protesters bullies and vow not to let them sway the vote. I don't know. I don't know. What did Mr Trump say? In contrast to the president's enthusiasm, a coalition of US Christian churches with 40 million worshippers has urged Mr Kavanaugh to withdraw his nomination.

by | October 04, 2018 | 08:32

The FBI has interviewed Mark Judge, a high school friend of Kavanaugh who Ford said was in the bedroom where Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted her. Last week, the Senate judiciary committee voted along party lines to advance Kavanaugh's nomination for the consideration of the full chamber.

by | October 03, 2018 | 17:29

On Sunday, a college friend of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh described a bar fight after a UB40 concert in 1985 in which Kavanaugh threw his drink in the face of a man he thought was the easy reggae band's lead singer , Ali Campbell, and The New York Times found the police report .

by | October 03, 2018 | 16:41

On Sept. 27, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's testimony placed Mark Judge in the room during the alleged sexual assault by Brett Kavanaugh when they were teenagers. Republicans hold a 51-49 seat advantage in the chamber. What will happen to the Federal Bureau of Investigation report? "'I had one beer, '" Trump began.

by | October 03, 2018 | 16:02

It's thought that the Prime Minister's closing speech will try to end the current infighting within the Conversatives, but when is it, and can you watch it on TV? Mr Johnson made no open suggestion he would challenge Ms May, saying the party must back one of her earlier Brexit plans which he says she has ditched, and said one of the few predictions the Treasury department had got right was that he would not be prime minister.

by | October 02, 2018 | 21:09

Since 2009, heterosexual domestic partners have not been able to get visas. The new visa regulations quickly garnered criticism for seemingly coercing same-sex couples to enter into a marriage that could earn them prison time back home.

by | October 02, 2018 | 20:59

Even the American Bar Association, which has previously rated Judge Kavanaugh as "well qualified" has called for an FBI investigation, where we could learn more information and other potential witnesses could be interviewed", Donnelly said".

by | October 02, 2018 | 20:59

President Donald Trump on Monday hailed a U.S. trade pact with Canada and Mexico , which replaces the old NAFTA deal, as a historic agreement set to turn North America back into a "manufacturing powerhouse" and fuel United States economic expansion.

by | October 02, 2018 | 20:55

Some Democratic lawmakers claim the White House is keeping investigators from interviewing certain witnesses and have questioned how thorough an investigation that must be concluded by Friday can and will be. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , taking to the Senate floor Monday afternoon, blasted Democrats for moving the "goal posts" on the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh , and declared the Senate will be voting "this week" on his confirmation.

by | October 02, 2018 | 20:45

Both sides undertook to carry out landmine removal work at the Joint Security Area (JSA) over a 20-day period, according to the South Korean defense ministry. Meanwhile, on Monday, South Korea held a ceremony marking the recent return of remains of 64 South Korean soldiers missing from the Korean War. South Korea's main spy agency, the National Intelligence Service, did not comment immediately on the disclosure, Sky News reported .

by | October 01, 2018 | 22:11

Feinstein said. Kavanaugh said he did not question that Ford was assaulted, but said, "I have never done this to her or to anyone". "I'd never do to them what you've done to this guy", Graham added. [Blasey Ford] described a past sexual assault and the more recent media assault on her in excruciating and vulnerable detail, but did not yell, did not betray a hint of the fury she had every reason to feel as she was forced to put her pain on display for the nation.

by | October 01, 2018 | 17:20

The passenger was seen in one of the local dinghies that were assisting with transporting the passengers and crew to the shore, the airline said in a statement. "I thought "this is not the way it's supposed to happen". One would have thought they would have been afraid to approach a plane that has just crashed.

by | October 01, 2018 | 15:47

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC also mentioned the ABA's assessment during an impassioned defense of Kavanaugh on Thursday. Trump had a more formal reaction after the hearing, tweeting that Kavanaugh delivered a " powerful, honest, and riveting " performance, and demanding Senate confirmation.

by | October 01, 2018 | 12:57

Ambassador David McNaughton said Sunday evening in Ottawa there are a couple of tough issues left to resolve. When it looked like negotiations had stalled or broken down due to friction between the US and Canadian sides, Kushner kept talks going with aides close to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, including Gerald Butts and Katie Telford, three people said.

by | September 30, 2018 | 18:50

Dozens of people in Okinawa and Kagoshima prefecture had been injured and thousands of homes were without power, NHK reported , adding that there were concerns that wind intensities could cause storm surges, landslides and flooding. The storm's huge eye was forecast to move near the city of Osaka before churning across the Japanese archipelago, likely hitting areas still recovering from extreme weather that has battered Japan in recent months.

by | September 30, 2018 | 16:59

Instead, he noted, the U.S.is continuing sanctions aimed at keeping up pressure. President Trump has said that sanctions will remain in place against North Korea until complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization is achieved. Speaking at the United Nations General Assembly earlier on Saturday, North Korea's top diplomat said the nation won't dismantle its nuclear weapons until it has "sufficient trust" in the U.S., and called on the Trump administration to drop its "coercive ...

by | September 30, 2018 | 16:29

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj blamed Pakistan's continued support of terror for stalled peace efforts between the subcontinental neighbours, and defended India's record on human rights, saying there was no bigger transgressor of rights than terrorists.

by | September 30, 2018 | 12:43

According to the act, the board's duties include ensuring the functions of the ABC are performed efficiently, maintaining the integrity of the organisation, and ensuring news reporting is accurate and impartial. Get rid of her. "There is no guarantee they (the coalition) will lose the next election". Ms Guthrie has since been sacked . Ms Wong said despite Mr Turnbull's claims, it appeared Mr Milne spoke with the former prime minister and a Liberal minister before seeking to have a ...

by | September 30, 2018 | 11:12

Nugroho said "tens to hundreds" of people were taking part in a beach festival in Palu when the tsunami , which was triggered by a magnitude 7.5 natural disaster, struck at dusk on Friday and their fate was unknown. His colleagues had evacuated the tower when they felt the earthquakes but he stayed behind to ensure that a Batik airplane safely took off, Air Nav Indonesia, the agency that oversees aircraft navigation, said in a statement.

by | September 28, 2018 | 15:47

Mr. Pompeo, addressing a pressure group on the sidelines of annual United Nations meetings, responded by saying he was "disturbed and indeed deeply disappointed" by the European Union announcement. He said he believed that Trump's pressure policy that will see tougher sanctions restored on November 5 would yield results and that within a year Iran could be at the negotiating table.