• Jeff Flake: If Kavanaugh Lied, His Nomination Will Be Over
Jeff Flake: If Kavanaugh Lied, His Nomination Will Be Over

Still, it wasn't what most Senate Republicans wanted. But after Flake's announcement Friday that he, Collins and Sen. After Flake's call, President Donald Trump on Friday ordered the FBI to reopen its investigation into Kavanaugh's background after Flake called for the probe.

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  • Britain's BOOZY Brexit: May backs plan for UK FESTIVAL after European Union divorce
Britain's BOOZY Brexit: May backs plan for UK FESTIVAL after European Union divorce

With no divorce deal and a standoff over the shape of any future relationship, the possibility of a "no deal Brexit " has increased, with some businesses preparing for what they see as a worst case scenario. Lib Dem frontbencher Christine Jardine told The Daily Mirror: 'This sort of remark is becoming too common from the Brexiteers, coming as it d...

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  • Details released of Harry and Meghan's tour Down Under
Details released of Harry and Meghan's tour Down Under

A highlight includes the broad waterfront, which boasts impressive views across to coral islands over the bay, which can be accessed via a short boat trip. Commercial Hotel Dubbo manager Jimmy Anthon says he's excited to welcome the royals, especially as locals need a boost in morale during the drought.

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  • Sen. Lindsey Graham got really, really mad at the Kavanaugh hearing
Sen. Lindsey Graham got really, really mad at the Kavanaugh hearing

However, Graham also insisted that Kavanaugh did not deserve to face an FBI investigation, arguing that the judge is fit to serve. "I have a hard time believing any person would continue to go to - according to the affidavit - 10 parties over a two-year period where women were routinely gang raped and not report it", Graham said in a statement.

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  • Ford recounts 'laughter' in alleged Kavanaugh sexual attack
Ford recounts 'laughter' in alleged Kavanaugh sexual attack

It all came after a day in which Christine Blasey Ford , who has alleged that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, testified about before the Senate Judiciary Committee. When Senator Richard Durbin pressed him to request an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, Mr Kavanaugh said he would do whatever the committee wished and ...

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  • Indonesian Earthquake And Tsunami Kill At Least 380; Injure Hundreds More
Indonesian Earthquake And Tsunami Kill At Least 380; Injure Hundreds More

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the deaths of 832 people in a devastating quake and tsunami that hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Friday. He said that could have triggered the tsunami, which also could have been created by an underwater landslide. Internal Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo, asked on social media about reports of ...

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  • Russia's Lavrov warns against attempts to contain Iran
Russia's Lavrov warns against attempts to contain Iran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has told reporters on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly in NY that his government has formally invited US President Donald Trump to visit Russia, despite relations being at their lowest. "We think introducing the S-300s to the Syrian government would be a significant escalation by the Russians an...

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  • India, Pakistan at United Nations trade blame over failed bid for talks
India, Pakistan at United Nations trade blame over failed bid for talks

Pakistan's commitment to terrorism as an instrument of state policy has not abated one bit, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told world leaders at the UN on Saturday and asked them how India can pursue talks with a nation that "glorifies killers" and allows the Mumbai attack mastermind to "roam free" with impunity.

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  • Trump calls Ford testimony 'compelling;' backs Kavanaugh
Trump calls Ford testimony 'compelling;' backs Kavanaugh

Sens. Bill Nelson of Florida, Jon Tester of Montana and Joe Donnelly of IN announced their opposition before the Senate Judiciary Committee called for a supplemental, weeklong investigation by the FBI into some of the allegations of sexual misconduct on the part of Judge Kavanaugh .

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  • Trains stopped as strong typhoon nears
Trains stopped as strong typhoon nears

A worker clears branches of a fallen tree affected by a typhoon in Naha, Okinawa prefecture, southern Japan. Japan issued evacuation orders and warnings to about 700,000 households in southern and western Japan. The typhoon was now moving northwest slowly but was expected to turn eastward, coming very close to the islands of Okinawa and Amami on ...

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  • Trump says FBI has 'free rein' in Kavanaugh investigation
Trump says FBI has 'free rein' in Kavanaugh investigation

Ramirez and she has agreed to cooperate with their investigation ", Clune revealed in a tweet on Sunday morning. The tweet in question, from Donald Trump's personal account, is attacking NBC reporting of the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, claiming that his office will allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation to "interview whoe...

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  • North Korea slams continued U.S. sanctions
North Korea slams continued U.S. sanctions

He said that North Korea had taken "significant goodwill measures" in the past year, such as stopping nuclear and missiles tests, dismantling the nuclear test site and pledging not to proliferate nuclear weapons and nuclear technology. Satellite images released in July revealed that North Korea were putting the finishing touches on a ballistic mi...

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  • USA and Canada poised to finish NAFTA deal this weekend
USA and Canada poised to finish NAFTA deal this weekend

The United States and Mexico Friday delayed the scheduled release of the text of a U.S. -Mexico trade deal with negotiators reporting progress on convincing Canada to join the accord before the expiration of an end-of-weekend deadline. One source said Chapter 19 has not survived the Mexico-U.S. deal, but Chapter 20, the government-to-government d...

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  • Four Vietnamese are passengers on plane crash near Papua New Guinea
Four Vietnamese are passengers on plane crash near Papua New Guinea

The airline said it was making all efforts to ensure the ongoing safety of the passengers and meet their immediate needs. A U.S. Navy underwater-construction team that was working in the area also helped in the rescue by shuttling passengers and crew members to shore in an inflatable boat, the 7th Fleet said in a statement.

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  • Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys release polygraph results on Kavanaugh allegations
Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys release polygraph results on Kavanaugh allegations

An anonymous letter arrived at Senator Cory Gardner's office on Saturday accusing Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of yet another incident of sexual misconduct . On Wednesday, Swetnick accused Kavanaugh of being physically abusive toward girls in high school and present at a house party in 1982 where she says she was the victim of...

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  • Strong Quake Hits Along Indonesia's Western Sulawesi Island
Strong Quake Hits Along Indonesia's Western Sulawesi Island

The shaking of the 7.5-magnitude tremor was "severe" and the likely damage following the quake "moderate to heavy", the USGS said. The US Geological Survey put the hypocentre of the tremor at a depth of 18 km and the epicentre at a point 30.5 km north of the city of Donggala, reports Efe news.

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  • Outside of Graham's office Friday, protestors support FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegations
Outside of Graham's office Friday, protestors support FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegations

Graham said that in his opinion, "you can have the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Central Intelligence Agency and the Foreign Legion" investigate Kavanaugh and still not find any new information. " They don't reach conclusions, you reach conclusions ", Kavanaugh said, adding that what the Federal Bureau of Investigation would essentially ...

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  • Trump accuses China of meddling in midterm elections
Trump accuses China of meddling in midterm elections

Security Council in NY. "Regrettably, we found that China has been attempting to interfere in our upcoming 2018 election coming up in November against my administration". "I mean, it could be Russian Federation, but it could also be China". The aide said that the influence campaign goes beyond US elections to the media that can and cannot be co...

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  • Christine Blasey Ford: her 'terrible secret' sets off a United States political firestorm
Christine Blasey Ford: her 'terrible secret' sets off a United States political firestorm

She answered both with a no. As Anita Hill did more two decades ago when she alleged sexual misconduct by Clarence Thomas, the mom of two testified before a committee with only male senators on the Republican side of the dais. The other new accusation surfaced Monday morning in a call to Rhode Island Democratic Sen. Earlier this month, he tol...

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  • WATCH Video From F-35B Fighter Jet Crash Site in SC
WATCH Video From F-35B Fighter Jet Crash Site in SC

Once servicing and maintenance costs for the F-35 are factored in over the aircraft's lifespan through 2070, overall programme costs are expected to rise to US$1.5 trillion. The Israeli military announced it had used the F-35A to carry out two separate strikes in May. Proponents tout the F-35's radar-dodging stealth technology, supersonic speeds,...

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