• Another woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
Another woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Trump's comments about his accusers drew swift reaction from an attorney for Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Trump's reality TV show The Apprentice , who says Trump made unwanted advances toward her, then defamed her by saying she lied about it.

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  • Julie Swetnick Says Kavanaugh Doesn't 'Belong' On Supreme Court
Julie Swetnick Says Kavanaugh Doesn't 'Belong' On Supreme Court

Kavanaugh has disputed all allegations made from Ford, Ramirez and Swetnick. Julie Swetnick has a pretty serious background and I have a hard time believing she'd lie in a sworn affidavit . Swetnick also claims that Kavanaugh's conduct extended to "Beach Week", though she does not appear to have been present. Sen. Patrick Leahy: Let's g...

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  • Donald Trump accuses China of meddling in the USA midterm elections
Donald Trump accuses China of meddling in the USA midterm elections

Trump has boasted that the USA economy is performing at record levels while China's is struggling as evidence the United States is winning the dispute. President Trump chairs a meeting on Iran with the 15-member council in New York City. China's foreign minister issued a statement disputing Trump, saying, "We do not and will not interfere".

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  • Establishment Media Sides with Countries Laughing at America at United Nations
Establishment Media Sides with Countries Laughing at America at United Nations

Iran's president said on Thursday that the U.N. Security Council meeting chaired by President Donald Trump the previous day reflected America's increasing isolation among the global community. "All options are on the table, every one", Trump told reporters. The country's behavior will be a major focus on Wednesday when Trump leads a meeting of...

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  • Republicans Hire Female Lawyer to Ask Questions at Kavanaugh Hearing
Republicans Hire Female Lawyer to Ask Questions at Kavanaugh Hearing

In the first five minutes of questioning by Rachel Mitchell , a former prosecutor retained by the Republicans on the committee, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford admitted to four inconsistencies in her accounts. In the early 2000s, when the Catholic Church was first rocked by sex abuse scandals, Mitchell led the Maricopa County Attorney's Office ...

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  • Australian TV chief quits after demanding journalist be sacked for upsetting PM
Australian TV chief quits after demanding journalist be sacked for upsetting PM

When asked whether he sent an email to Ms Guthrie instructing her to "get rid" of Alberici - the ABC's chief economics correspondent - Mr Milne said it needed to be explained "in context". With the conservative Liberal-National coalition government in power in Canberra since 2014, many in the government and their supporters believe that the ABC'...

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  • Russian-Israeli Conflict in the Skies of Syria
Russian-Israeli Conflict in the Skies of Syria

After a three-hour meeting with the cabinet, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed Tuesday for Israeli military forces to continue operations in Syria after Russian Federation announced it would provide anti-aircraft systems to its ally, Syria.

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  • Philippine senator critical of Duterte arrested
Philippine senator critical of Duterte arrested

Outspoken critic Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has become the second opposition senator to be arrested under the Duterte presidency. The arrest of Senator Trillanes is just the latest round in his feud with the president, whom he accuses of hiding ill-gotten wealth.

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  • Kavanaugh, Ford Testify About Sexual Assault Allegation
Kavanaugh, Ford Testify About Sexual Assault Allegation

The committee also released a two-page prepared statement from Kavanaugh for Thursday's hearing in which he "categorically and unequivocably" denies Ford's allegation. Kavanaugh then exposed his penis and shoved it in her face, Ramirez alleges. Democratic senators asked Prof. "I hope you never have children because they'll be just as worthless as...

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  • Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh Testify Before Senate Committee
Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh Testify Before Senate Committee

In a news conference in NY on Wednesday, President Donald Trump said he was open to changing his mind on his Supreme Court nominee after he heard testimony at Thursday's Senate panel hearing. After committee chairman Chuck Grassley and Sen. Shortly after Swetnick's allegations became public, Kavanaugh released a statement in which he d...

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  • Maddox Ritch's father explains how his son disappeared at Rankin Lake Park
Maddox Ritch's father explains how his son disappeared at Rankin Lake Park

A crew of 15 people had been searching in the area of Long Creek, about a mile away from Rankin Lake Park where Maddox Ritch was first reported missing , when a rescuer walking down the middle of the creek observed the body. Local, state and federal authorities had expanded their search two miles beyond the park's boundaries, city police sai...

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  • Third woman comes forward with strong allegations against Brett Kavanaugh
Third woman comes forward with strong allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

He also tweeted a defense of his client's credibility , claiming she was granted security clearances through past work with the Department of Justice, United States Mint, and the U.S. She says she was "unable to fight off the boys raping me" and told two people about it. She witnessed both of them "drink excessively and "engage in highly ...

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  • SC To Pronounce Judgment On Petitions Seeking Decriminalisation Of Adultery Tomorrow
SC To Pronounce Judgment On Petitions Seeking Decriminalisation Of Adultery Tomorrow

The Apex Court in December previous year had issued a notice to the Centre asking why a married woman who is equally liable for the offence of adultery with a married man, who is not her husband, be not punished along with the man. Prashant Bhushan, a lawyer in the Supreme Court, said the watershed decisions on gay sex and adultery had shown th...

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  • Make-or-break Senate hearing day for Kavanaugh, accuser
Make-or-break Senate hearing day for Kavanaugh, accuser

Julie Swetnick is accusing US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. ( Watch it here .) In that interview, Kavanaugh responded to all kinds of questions with the same prepared phrase about wanting "a fair process", to the extent that he nearly came across like a robot in meltdown.

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  • Ramaphosa to Unveil Mandela Statue At UN HQ On Heritage Day
Ramaphosa to Unveil Mandela Statue At UN HQ On Heritage Day

The unveiling of a statue of Mandela, born 100 years ago, with arms outstretched at the United Nations building in NY on Monday opens a peace summit at the General Assembly, where world leaders will once again address the planet's pressing problems: war, poverty, disease, migration, and climate change.

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  • Brother-in-law arrested over British expat's alleged murder in Thailand
Brother-in-law arrested over British expat's alleged murder in Thailand

Two suspects have been arrested and warrants issued for two other men including Varut Rattanasajjakit, Nhot's elder brother and the alleged mastermind accused of paying the killers. Major General Sanpat Praputsra said: 'The progress of the case is moving well and we're in control. They were reported missing in Muang district last Thursday by a fr...

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  • IISc best Indian institute in Times World University rankings
IISc best Indian institute in Times World University rankings

Ellie Bothwell, global rankings editor at THE expressed concern despite some Australian Universities showing progress. The UW also is fourth among USA public institutions - behind UCLA, UC Berkeley and the University of MI - a position it has held for the last three years.

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  • Trump holds news conference amid new sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh
Trump holds news conference amid new sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh

As for the accusations, Trump said: "These are all false to me. What they've done to his family, what they've done to his children", Trump continued during the conference. "The FBI told us they've investigated Judge Kavanaugh six times , five times , many times over the years". Every answer was its own distinct track, as if the president ha...

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  • Third Woman Accuses US Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct
Third Woman Accuses US Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct

Trump referring to a Kurdish reporter as "Mr Kurd". She said in her statement that there are two witnesses who can attest to her account, but she has not identified them publicly. - President Donald Trump's newest Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is expected to face punishing questioning from Democrats this week over his endorsement of p...

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  • United States approves sale of $330 million in military gear to Taiwan
United States approves sale of $330 million in military gear to Taiwan

The government will also continue to beef up its investment in national defense and develop an indigenous defense industry while maintaining close communications and cooperation with the US on security issues, Huang said. The arms sale coincides with a US decision to issue a visa ban and assets freeze on China's Equipment Development Department and...

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