• McConnell takes key step toward vote on Kavanaugh nomination
McConnell takes key step toward vote on Kavanaugh nomination

The self-described "most centrist Democrat " is also up for re-election this year. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who has yet to announce his position. Protesters demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington on October 4, 2018 . Dick Durbin says he still believes Kavanaugh doesn't have the temperament and is too partisan.

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  • The Chinese head of Interpol has disappeared
The Chinese head of Interpol has disappeared

Meng's wife reported her husband's disappearance to French authorities because she has been living in France with their children, Europe 1 reported. Amnesty International said Meng's rise to the international office was "alarming given China's long-standing practice of trying to use Interpol to arrest dissidents and refugees overseas".

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  • Sarah Sanders defends Trump's comments about Christine Blasey Ford
Sarah Sanders defends Trump's comments about Christine Blasey Ford

I don't know.' 'What neighborhood was it in?' 'I don't know.' 'Where's the house?' 'I don't know.' 'Upstairs, downstairs, where was it?' 'I don't know'". Trump highlighted another part of the rally Wednesday morning, distributing a clip on Twitter in which he attacks Democrats for opposing his nominee.

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  • America's image worsens under presidency of Trump, survey shows
America's image worsens under presidency of Trump, survey shows

The survey of 25 nations by the Pew Research Center also showed respondents across the globe have less confidence in Mr Trump's ability to lead compared with other leaders. Those surveyed in Canada gave him a 25 percent mark. Israeli appreciation for the United States actually went up over the past year, from 81 percent in 2016 and 2017.

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  • Mike Pence to warn against Chinese 'intimidation' in South China Sea
Mike Pence to warn against Chinese 'intimidation' in South China Sea

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the nation will aim to provide a calming influence on rising tensions between China and the US. The two ships could have been seconds away from a collision, said Carl Schuster, a former US Navy captain with 12 years at sea who looked at the photos at the request of CNN .

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  • Jewish Kavanaugh accuser says his ascension to Supreme Court 'unthinkable'
Jewish Kavanaugh accuser says his ascension to Supreme Court 'unthinkable'

The interview was a continued topic of conversation - and further reporting - today. Dennis Ketterer sent a statement to the senate judiciary committee, detailing a relationship with Julie Swetnick and questioning her claims against the supreme court nominee.

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  • 3 years of Russian Federation strikes on Syria kill 18,000 - monitor
3 years of Russian Federation strikes on Syria kill 18,000 - monitor

It includes 49 units of equipment: "lighting radars, basic determination systems, of course, command vehicles and four missile launchers", he said . "What I can confirm is that we will resist and retaliate against anyone that targets Syria no matter where they come from", al-Moallem said.

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  • McConnell destroys Dems' latest Kavanaugh delay strategy in just two short sentences
McConnell destroys Dems' latest Kavanaugh delay strategy in just two short sentences

Six days after Trump reluctantly ordered the Federal Bureau of Investigation to scrutinize the accusations- which allegedly occurred in the 1980s and Kavanaugh has denied - leading GOP lawmakers briefed on the agency's confidential document all reached the same conclusion: There was no verification of the women's past claims and nothing new .

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  • Seven Rohingya Deported to Myanmar After SC Upholds Label of 'Illegal Immigrants'
Seven Rohingya Deported to Myanmar After SC Upholds Label of 'Illegal Immigrants'

The Centre said that the illegal immigrants of Rohingya constitute a National Security threat and hence ordered all the State Governments to conduct biometric details of Rohingya refugees and to deport them to Myanmar. The decision comes as India's ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party has escalated its rhetorical attacks on migrants ...

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  • Local concern over how the new trade agreement will impact dairy
Local concern over how the new trade agreement will impact dairy

And we used it very successfully, winning every time. "If you're going to market all agriculture products in the United States from Canada , they're going to have to give us equal access to their country, and to make sure that the pricing schemes that are established do not undermine our abilities to market internationally".

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  • U.S. ends Iran treaty after court ruling
U.S. ends Iran treaty after court ruling

Iran's Foreign Ministry welcomed the ruling as a "clear sign" that "Iran is in the right". The reflexive decision to tear-up the Treaty of Amity, a 1955 pact that promotes ties between the USA and Iran, was the latest in a series of White House moves to confront Tehran.

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  • United Kingdom pins 'reckless campaign of cyber attacks' on Russian military intelligence
United Kingdom pins 'reckless campaign of cyber attacks' on Russian military intelligence

Russian Federation denied what its Foreign Ministry spokeswoman called a "diabolical perfume cocktail" of allegations by someone with a "rich imagination". The Skripals were targeted with a nerve agent known as Novichok, developed in the former Soviet Union, but Moscow has denied any involvement. The attack left Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia...

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  • Fox News host, key GOP senators slam Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser
Fox News host, key GOP senators slam Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser

Where's the house? The Senate was expected to receive the report either late on Wednesday or early on Thursday and senators were to be granted access to review it during the day on Thursday, a person briefed on the situation said . "And a man's life is in tatters, a man's life is shattered", Trump said. Watch her full remarks in the video belo...

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  • First photos of Melania Trump's arrival in Ghana
First photos of Melania Trump's arrival in Ghana

First lady Melania Trump is greeted by Ghana's first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, as she arrives at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana , on october 2, 2018. Later, during a private 30-minute tea at Jubilee House, Trump and Akufo-Addo exchanged gifts. "I feel strongly that as adults, we can and should be best at educating our childre...

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  • Senators receive Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Kavanaugh; key vote set for Friday
Senators receive Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Kavanaugh; key vote set for Friday

The White House found no corroboration of the allegations against Kavanaugh in the report, the Wall Street Journal reported , citing people familiar with the matter. The FBI interviewed several people, including three who Dr. Ford has said attended a 1982 high school gathering in suburban Maryland where she says Mr.

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  • Putin labels poisoned spy Sergei Skripal a 'scumbag' and 'traitor'
Putin labels poisoned spy Sergei Skripal a 'scumbag' and 'traitor'

A senior Pentagon official said in August that sanctions against India would come under consideration if its purchase goes through. A more robust relationship with India will also help dispel fears in New Delhi that Moscow has drifted closer to Beijing.

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  • Senate Democrats suggest past Federal Bureau of Investigation probes found evidence of Kavanaugh misconduct
Senate Democrats suggest past Federal Bureau of Investigation probes found evidence of Kavanaugh misconduct

He explained the "Kavanaugh bump" is real, noting that Republican Senate challengers in red states have surged against Democratic incumbents amid the Kavanaugh debate. Collins on Wednesday called Trump's scoffing at Ford "just plain wrong". It's also worth noting that Ford's legal team had offered the Federal Bureau of Investigation her 2012 ther...

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  • Duke & Duchess of Sussex Visit Sussex for the First Time!
Duke & Duchess of Sussex Visit Sussex for the First Time!

Harry kept his cool in an understated pale grey suit which he dressed down by wearing his shirt open and opting not to wear a tie. The couple are on a whistle-stop tour of Sussex, arriving first at Edes House, in Chichester, on a busy day of engagements.

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  • Theresa May dances to ABBA’s Dancing Queen, Netizens are freaking out
Theresa May dances to ABBA’s Dancing Queen, Netizens are freaking out

The embattled British Prime Minister strutted onto the stage to the gloriously joyful refrain from the Swedish hitmakers , unaware that she was well and truly wrecking any chance of enjoying the song in the future without referring back to this bad moment in history.

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  • Saudi Arabia, Russia in secret pact to lower oil prices?
Saudi Arabia, Russia in secret pact to lower oil prices?

The Trump administration has had a close relationship with Saudi Arabia . The White House said Trump and the king spoke on "issues of regional concern". Would you say they are rich? You have to pay for your military, ' Trump said. "But I said 'King - we're protecting you - you might not be there for two weeks without us - you have to pay for your ...

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