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Author: 0 Trump says it's 'a very scary time for young men in America'

Donald Trump was bitching about due process Tuesday, but just hours later made a mockery of his FBI investigation by essentially calling Dr. Christine Blasey Ford a fraud. "I was very troubled by the tone of the remarks". How did you get there? Scrutiny has been building this week on Kavanaugh, not only because of the accusations, but because of his testimony at that hearing.

World News After days of restraint, Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser
Author: 0 After days of restraint, Trump mocks Kavanaugh accuser

Imitating her, he said: "But I had one beer - that's the only thing I remember". However Mr Trump said in response to a reporter's question that it "would not be acceptable" if Mr Kavanaugh had lied to Congress during his testimony. "@realDonaldTrump is pathetic. Today, he lamented that it's a very scary time for men , and tonight he mocked Christine Blasey Ford in front of thousands of Americans in Mississippi".

World News Boris Johnson calls May's Brexit plan a 'cheat'
Author: 0 Boris Johnson calls May's Brexit plan a 'cheat'

The minister, who described himself as a "stubborn optimist", also used his speech to call for unity in his party, which has been increasingly divided since Prime Minister Theresa May announced the " Chequers agreement " - a roadmap for the post-Brexit relationship between the United Kingdom and European Union - in July.

World News Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats
Author: 0 Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

They will be granted a diplomatic visa if the government which sends them to work in their embassies in the U.S. grants the same privileges to same-sex partners of USA officials sent to that country. "Same-sex spouses of USA diplomats now enjoy the same rights and benefits as opposite-sex spouses", the note said. The Trump administration will no longer permit unmarried, same-sex partners of United Nations staffers and diplomats to enter the country with their partners.

World News Yale classmate accuses Kavanaugh of ‘blatant mischaracterization’ of his college drinking
Author: 0 Yale classmate accuses Kavanaugh of ‘blatant mischaracterization’ of his college drinking

GOP leadership is reportedly hopeful that the FBI will finish its investigation by Wednesday - it has been given a Friday deadline - to set up the process for the Senate to begin its floor votes on Kavanaugh's confirmation this week. Murkowski is not on the committee, but also has not announced how she will vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation. Democrats are raising new questions about the truthfulness of United States supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's sworn testimony to the U.S.

Author: 0 Woman who confronted Jeff Flake believes her story 'touched him'

Ford to be heard - for this offense, my family and I would be 'taken out, '" Flake revealed. "The former five-term senator from MA also called it incomprehensible" that the Judiciary Committee had not sought to speak with Mark Judge, the friend of Kavanaugh's who Ford identified as the only other witness to her assault.

World News Two Koreas remove landmines at tense border
Author: 0 Two Koreas remove landmines at tense border

The North has for decades demanded that the U.S. formally declare the end of the 1950-53 conflict that was halted only with an armistice, saying an official end to the war would ease tensions on the flashpoint peninsula. KCNA said that Pyongyang was willing to take "such. steps as eternal dismantlement" of its nuclear complex "if the U.S. takes a corresponding measure" but again did not elaborate.

World News Lindsey Graham Vows
Author: 0 Lindsey Graham Vows "Full-Scale Investigation" Into Democrats' Handling Of Christine Ford's Allegations

Taken aback by Kavanaugh's decision to call them out, and without any actual evidence to discuss, Democrats were reduced to asking Kavanaugh about references to vomiting and flatulence in his high school year book. Chris Coons (R-CT) told CBS's " 60 Minutes ". "It's the beginning of a process that will tear this country apart", said Graham of the Kavanaugh hearings.

World News Micronesia air crash turns fatal as passenger's body found
Author: 0 Micronesia air crash turns fatal as passenger's body found

The airline also said six passengers were hospitalised in Micronesia, while other passengers and crew members were being moved to Port Moresby in Papua new Guinea. "It was surreal", said Bill Jaynes, editor of the Pohnpei-based Kaselehlie Press newspaper that covers the Federated States of Micronesia, who was on the flight.

World News USA and Canada agree free trade deal
Author: 0 USA and Canada agree free trade deal

In this June 8, 2018, photo, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with U.S. President Donald Trump at the G7 leaders summit in La Malbaie, Quebec. The Trump administration set Sunday as a deadline for Canada to strike a deal. "Lots of progress but we're not there yet", MacNaughton told reporters in Ottawa, where the Canadian team is gathered.

World News North Korea 'won't disarm if sanctions continue', minister says
Author: 0 North Korea 'won't disarm if sanctions continue', minister says

Trump began by talking of the massive threat that North Korea posed before he took office in January 2017. But denuclearisation negotiations have stalled. "And we would go back and forth", Trump said at a rally in West Virginia. "Now they will say, 'Donald Trump said they fell in love". He said the USA is instead maintaining sanctions to keep up the pressure on the regime.

World News Pakistan lies, glorifies killers: Sushma Swaraj at UN General Assembly
Author: 0 Pakistan lies, glorifies killers: Sushma Swaraj at UN General Assembly

She also called upon the world body to pass the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) to end Pakistan sponsored terrorism. "Schools all over India had observed two minutes of silence in their memory". A significant section of Swaraj's speech was, however, focused on terrorism emanating from Pakistan - slamming the country by name for being a "spawning ground for terrorism" and a violator of human rights due to its support of the menace.

World News Australia's ABC in turmoil amid government interference row
Author: 0 Australia's ABC in turmoil amid government interference row

AFTER days of chaos and shocking revelations about his conduct, ABC chairman Justin Milne has resigned. Mr Milne was appointed as chairman of the ABC past year by the Turnbull government. An urgent board meeting to determine ABC chairman Justin Milne's fate will be held today but this time he will not be present at the meeting, the ABC understands.

World News Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami reaches 420
Author: 0 Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami reaches 420

Some people climbed six metre (18 feet) trees to escape the tsunami and survived, he said. Dramatic video footage captured from the top floor of a parking ramp as the tsunami rolled in showed waves bringing down several buildings and inundating a large mosque.

World News Iran's Rouhani claims victory in United Nations battle against Trump
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani claims victory in United Nations battle against Trump

Aside from Iran , the other participants are Britain, China , France, Germany, Russia and the European Union. "I imagine the corrupt ayatollahs and IGRC were laughing this morning ", Pompeo added at the event in NY, referring to the elite Revolutionary Guards, in a speech that was interrupted several times by anti-war protesters.

World News North Carolina Boy with Autism Is Missing: 'I Blame Myself,' Says Dad
Author: 0 North Carolina Boy with Autism Is Missing: 'I Blame Myself,' Says Dad

Maddox's father, Ian Ritch , said he and a friend were walking with Maddox in the park when his son ran ahead, likely triggered by a passing jogger. The Gastonia Police Department has implored more people who were at the park on September 22 to come forward. "We want to find Maddox. We prayed that this was not going to be the result of this thing", one unidentified woman, a neighbor, said in a WBTV report .

World News Trump UNGA speech claim prompts laughter from leaders
Author: 0 Trump UNGA speech claim prompts laughter from leaders

President Donald Trump said the numerous accusations of sexual assault that have been made against him over the years affect the way he views allegations against other men, including his Supreme Court pick. Wednesday's meeting highlighted a rift between the United States and its European allies over the Iran nuclear deal. After that, the United States will pursue additional sanctions, tougher than ever before, to counter the entire range of Iran's malign conduct.

World News The United States called the escalation of the Russia’s plans in Syria
Author: 0 The United States called the escalation of the Russia’s plans in Syria

However, officials in both Israel and the United States warned Russian Federation against providing the Syrian military with the advanced surface-to-air missiles, saying the transfer would further destabilize the region. "According to information of our military experts, the reason (behind the downing) was premeditated actions by Israeli pilots which certainly can not but harm our relations", Peskov told journalists.

World News Passengers, crew safe after Air Niugini crashes into lagoon
Author: 0 Passengers, crew safe after Air Niugini crashes into lagoon

Air Niugini stated that the aircraft had 35 passengers and 12 crew members on board, all of whom were able to safely evacuate the aircraft with assistance from locals in Chuuk. The lagoon where the plane landed was not believed to be far from land, and a number of small boats were now part of the rescue. "It's really fortunate that we didn't have any fatalities", said Glenn Harris, a government aviation security inspector for the Federated States of Micronesia.

World News This photo from the Kavanaugh hearing is 'one for the history books'
Author: 0 This photo from the Kavanaugh hearing is 'one for the history books'

His aides would later clarify that the 84-year-old calls many people attractive, but Hatch had proved his own point: He waded into things and it got more hard, forcing staffers to try to explain that he wasn't being sexist. Nannetti told the newspaper Mitchell determined which cases could still be prosecuted and later conducted training for the sheriff's office to avoid it happening again.

World News 'Absolutely’ sure Kavanaugh, Trump SC nominee, assaulted me, says accuser
Author: 0 'Absolutely’ sure Kavanaugh, Trump SC nominee, assaulted me, says accuser

Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington , Sept. 27, 2018. Kavanaugh called Ford's allegation "completely false". She did not identify her attackers and did not accuse Kavanaugh of taking part. "But the details about that night that bring me here today are ones I will never forget".

World News Lindsey Graham TEARS Into Democrats For Their Smear Campaign
Author: 0 Lindsey Graham TEARS Into Democrats For Their Smear Campaign

She says that he and his friend Mark Judge would "target" a vulnerable girl, get her drunk, and then pull her into a side bedroom where they could have sex with her. Asked if there were enough votes to confirm Kavanaugh, he said, "Depends on what happens tomorrow". "Indelible in the hippocampus is the laughter", said Ford, referring to the area of the brain where traumatic memories are stored.

World News Trump says he may delay meeting with Rosenstein
Author: 0 Trump says he may delay meeting with Rosenstein

Trump, during a wide-ranging news conference following a gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, also told reporters that he may delay a scheduled Thursday meeting with Rosenstein to discuss his tenure so as not to interfere with a Senate hearing where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is slated to confront allegations of sexual assault.

World News Julie Swetnick Photos: Full Story Of Brett Kavanaugh Accuser
Author: 0 Julie Swetnick Photos: Full Story Of Brett Kavanaugh Accuser

He revealed her identity as Julie Swetnick on Wednesday. The most explosive of Swetnick's allegations, though, is a claim that she witnessed efforts by Judge, Kavanaugh "and others to "target" particular girls" using spiked punch "so they could be taken advantage of".

World News Trump says Republicans should have pushed through Kavanaugh sooner
Author: 0 Trump says Republicans should have pushed through Kavanaugh sooner

It is clear when talking to rank-and-file members that Thursday's hearing , which includes no witnesses other than Ford and Kavanaugh , could ultimately have little impact on how they vote. "I believe her to be unusually honest and straightforward and I can not imagine her making this up". They asked to meet with her beforehand, but Republicans have not released her name.

World News The Aadhaar verdict simplified
Author: 0 The Aadhaar verdict simplified

Justice Sikri's judgment also upheld Section 139AA OF Income Tax Act. The top court barred private companies from accessing the data and also directed that schools , banks and telecom companies cannot make Aadhaar mandatory for availing their services.

World News Brett Kavanaugh accuser rejects hearing for now
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh accuser rejects hearing for now

Mike Davis, the committee's chief staffer for nominations, tweeted twice overnight about his key role in the committee's review of Christine Blasey Ford's allegation, as well as criticism of Ford's attorneys and his desired outcome of the process.

World News Trump vows to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'
Author: 0 Trump vows to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'

According to The Times , none of Rosenstein's proposals were acted upon and it remains unclear the level of seriousness Rosenstein had when making the suggestions. Despite unrelenting criticism from the White House on the course of the investigation into Russia's election interference, Rosenstein has offered unqualified support for Mueller.

Author: 0 Russians Certain Giving Syria S-300 Missiles Won't Upset Relations with Israel

Also Monday Putin told Assad of Moscow's plan to deliver the new S-300 air defense system, in the first conversation between the two leaders since the downing of the plane. Russian Federation has agreed to supply the Syrian government with a surface-to-air missile defense system as it continues to try to prop up the regime there.

World News The Texas Senate Race Is Now a Toss Up
Author: 0 The Texas Senate Race Is Now a Toss Up

The race has massive implications for the battle for the U.S. Senate . If they win either chamber, much of President Donald Trump's agenda could be hamstrung and his administration would be subjected to greater scrutiny. Cruz and O'Rourke will debate two more times, first in Houston and then in San Antonio. From Cruz's point of view, the clip is damning of his opponent.

World News Bishop Franco Mulakkal Interrogated For 3rd Day By Kerala Police
Author: 0 Bishop Franco Mulakkal Interrogated For 3rd Day By Kerala Police

He had complained of pain in his chest while being taken to Kottayam Police club from the Crime Branch office in Thrippunithura in Ernakulam district Friday night, PTI reported . The nun has reportedly faced backlash for reporting the bishop to authorities. The statement said that the nuns have been influenced by some people to take such a step.

World News Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on last details
Author: 0 Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on last details

The lawyers said they made "important progress" in a Sunday morning call with Judiciary Committee staff members and agreed to the hearing even though the committee refused to subpoena Mark Judge, who Ford said witnessed the attack, as well as others she said were present.

World News Brett Kavanaugh accuser commits to 'open' hearing for Thursday
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh accuser commits to 'open' hearing for Thursday

Ford agreed that she will testify after Kavanaugh, rather than going first, as she had preferred, according to a source familiar with the talks, but was unauthorized to discuss the talks publicly and was granted anonymity. President Trump tweeted on Friday that Ford or "her loving parents" would surely have filed a police report if the experience was as traumatic as she described.

World News Arrest made in 'unprovoked' fatal stabbing of DC jogger
Author: 0 Arrest made in 'unprovoked' fatal stabbing of DC jogger

Martinez, 35, was out for a run in the 1400 block of 11th Street Northwest when she was stabbed multiple times around 8 p.m. on Tuesday , September 18. Wendy Martinez , 35, was jogging in Washington DC at 8pm on Tuesday when she was attacked. Police and Martinez's family described the victim as an avid runner who worked at an Internet start-up FiscalNote , where she had recently been promoted.

World News At Least 25 Dead, 60 Wounded After Military Parade Attack In Iran
Author: 0 At Least 25 Dead, 60 Wounded After Military Parade Attack In Iran

Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif blamed the bloodshed on "regional terror sponsors", language that usually refers to Iran's enemies Saudi Arabia and Israel, and "their USA masters", and vowed that Tehran would respond decisively. The United States reimposed crippling sanctions on Iran last month, and a new round of even harsher sanctions targeting Iran's vital oil sector is set to go back into effect on 5 November.

World News High-stakes standoff between GOP and Kavanaugh accuser stretches into weekend
Author: 0 High-stakes standoff between GOP and Kavanaugh accuser stretches into weekend

The Republican-led committee insisted that if Ford missed a Friday night deadline to respond to the panel's latest offer it would hold a vote Monday on recommending Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination for the full Senate to consider. Ford has received death threats and has moved her family out of their home, the lawyer said. Committee Democrats also asked Grassley to share with them any transcripts from interviews with anyone regarding Blasey Ford's accusations .

World News Christine Blasey Ford statement on Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault hearing
Author: 0 Christine Blasey Ford statement on Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault hearing

While President Trump had been unusually restrained in his comments on Ford's allegation, during an interview with Sean Hannity ahead of a rally in Las Vegas on Thursday night, he criticized Ford's call for an investigation, saying , "Why didn't somebody call the FBI 36 years ago?" Judge Kavanaugh has issued a fresh rebuttal of the allegation.

World News Woman (46) in critical condition after shark attack near yacht
Author: 0 Woman (46) in critical condition after shark attack near yacht

She was airlifted to Mackay Base Hospital where she underwent emergency surgery. She also suffered puncture wounds to her calf muscle. Before this week's events, the last shark attack in the area was eight years ago. Witnesses saw a 3m great white nearby. It's understood she was bleeding heavily from the leg injury when she was pulled from the water. "There was quite a lot of blood around the boat", Mr McCauley said.

Author: 0 European Union leaders 'back a final Brexit referendum' for UK

Mr Tusk, the European Council president, publicly dismissed her carefully crafted plan a the two-day summit, telling reporters that despite having some positive elements the blueprint "will not work" . Experts have warned that a hard border would be inevitable because the border would become an external frontier of the EU's boundaries. "A good relationship at the end of this process depends on it", she said.

World News 5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed at New York daycare
Author: 0 5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed at New York daycare

Her relationship with the children wasn't immediately clear. The suspect also stabbed a man in the leg, who is thought to be a father of one of the children at the daycare, but it wasn't clear if one of his children was stabbed. alerted police to the assaults at a multi-family building at 43-67 161st Street. A 52-year-old woman is the alleged attacker. Charges are pending.

World News Russia Summons Israeli Envoy after Plane Downed in Syria
Author: 0 Russia Summons Israeli Envoy after Plane Downed in Syria

Syrian air defences shot down the Russian military plane on Monday, killing all 15 soldiers aboard, after Israeli missiles had struck the coastal region of Latakia. Israel on September 18 said Syrian antiaircraft batteries "fired indiscriminately" and failed to ensure that no Russian planes were in the air during the incident on September 17.

World News Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam to walk out of jail, sentence suspended
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam to walk out of jail, sentence suspended

The Islamabad High Court suspended the 10-year sentence for Sharif and the seven-year term handed down to his daughter, Maryam, over corrupt practices linked to his family's ownership of upscale London flats. In the evening, the three were released from the prison, where many party leaders and a large crowd of supporters gathered to receive them, said Sen.

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