Venezuela's Maduro heads to New York, Trump says open to meeting

28 Sep, 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at Trump in his U.N. address, saying the United States is trying to "overthrow" him and calling US sanctions "economic terrorism". "We had fun", he added. From New York, Rouhani also brought home an ancient Persian bas-relief, which had been smuggled out of the country more than 80 years ago.


Russian Federation to provide Syria with new missile system, over Israeli opposition

28 Sep, 2018

Russia announced Monday it will provide its ally's government with sophisticated anti-aircraft systems after last week's downing of a Russian plane by Syria forces responding to an Israeli air strike, a transfer that would stoke already soaring tensions in the region.


Senator critical of Duterte's war on drugs held

28 Sep, 2018

Trillanes said "darkness and evil have prevailed in the country". Trillanes earlier posted bail to gain temporary freedom after the court ordered his arrest in connection with the rebellion case against him. The case has prompted concern in the Philippines where critics have questioned whether presidents have the power to undo amnesties, a repeatedly used tool in a nation plagued by insurgencies and military rebellion.


New ANONYMOUS sexual assault complaint against Brett Kavanaugh emerges

28 Sep, 2018

Ford says she eventually escaped. Ford claimed Kavanaugh pushed her onto the bed and "began running his hands over my body and grinding his hips into me". After that, there will be one round of questions from senators, with five minutes allotted per person, alternating from Republicans and Democrats in order of seniority, and senators can give their time to another senator or outside counsel.


USA judge Brett Kavanaugh faces fresh allegations

28 Sep, 2018

Kavanaugh rejected the latest claim Wednesday as " ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone". However the president told reporters the numerous accusations of sexual assault that have been made against him over the years affected the way he viewed allegations against other men, including his Supreme Court pick.


Supreme Court ruling on adultery today

28 Sep, 2018

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. Aug 2: SC says matrimonial sanctity is an issue but the penal provision on adultery is apparently violative of the right to equality under the Constitution.


Police, FBI: Search crews discover body believed to be Maddox Ritch

28 Sep, 2018

His smile is so contagious and his smile is so precious. Hundreds of officials - consisting of the FBI , Gastonia police and Gastonia fire department - scavenged the park in the last six days looking for Maddox. 22 , you are asked to please call the police tip line in connection with the case of 6-year-old Maddox Ritch. An AMBER Alert has not been issued because police say the case does not fit the criteria as there is no known abduction as of Saturday night.


Avenatti: My Client Is Willing to Testify on Kavanaugh Gage Rape Allegations

28 Sep, 2018

The declaration sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee from Julie Swetnick is a last-minute bombshell on the eve of a hearing that was to feature testimony from Christine Blasey Ford , who said Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party when he was 17 years old.


US Will Almost Certainly Miss NAFTA Deadline

28 Sep, 2018

Trump, during the news conference, reiterated his longstanding grievances against NAFTA and job losses, saying the trade pact had been "great for Canada, great for Mexico , very bad for us". Kenneth Smith Ramos said there had been "progress" on some key issues between the United States and Canada and that "we're simply hopeful that whatever gaps can be resolved in the next days, if not weeks".


5 striking takeaways from Brett Kavanaugh's Fox News interview

27 Sep, 2018

The president said Democrats were attacking Kavanaugh "with an array of False Acquisitions the likes of which have never been seen before!" Deborah Ramirez, 53, says Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during a party, thrusting his genitals in her face and causing her to touch them without her consent, according to the magazine.


Julie Swetnick, new Brett Kavanaugh accuser, comes forward with disturbing affidavit

27 Sep, 2018

A woman who has accused President Donald Trump's US Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh , of sexual assault will present senators with sworn declarations from four people to corroborate her allegations, according to copies of the statements released by her lawyers on Wednesday (Sep 26).


Trump says he would 'prefer' to keep Rod Rosenstein

27 Sep, 2018

And he may very well still be, but perhaps not immediately. The investigation of Russian election interference is a "witch hunt", as Trump repeated, but he also said he would "much prefer to keep Rod Rosenstein " as the second-in-command at the Justice Department.


Trump Takes U.S. Case To Isolate Iran Before UN Security Council

27 Sep, 2018

But Trump said the U.S. expects other nations to "honor America's sovereignty in return". "The United States could not care less about human rights or justice", Bolivian President Evo Morales said, just steps away from the stone-faced USA president.


Pres. Lungu Leads Powerful Delegation at Mandela Summit

27 Sep, 2018

Trudeau kicked off his visit to the UN General Assembly today by taking part in the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit, timed to mark this year's 100th birthday of the former South African president. " It also affords us the rare privilege to rededicate ourselves to the service of humanity by championing democracy, conflict resolution, disarmament, mutual respect, reconciliation, gender equality and the fight against poverty ".


Trump accuses China of election meddling, slams Russian Federation for 'enabling' Syrian regime

27 Sep, 2018

Mr Trump later tweeted that China placed "propaganda ads" made to look like news articles in an Iowa newspaper. Both the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal have run similar paid supplements. Trump then quickly pivoted to Syria, saying, "I want to thank Iran, Russia and Syria for, at my very strong urging and request, substantially slowing down their attack on Idlib province and the 3 million people who live there".


Trump says allegations against Kavanaugh 'totally political'

27 Sep, 2018

He also questioned the political motivations of the lawyers representing the women, saying "you should look into the lawyers doing the representation". Avenatti, who has said he's considering a 2020 Democratic presidential bid, told the AP that he will disclose his client's identity in the coming days and that she is prepared to testify before the committee, as well as provide names of corroborating witnesses.


President Trump addresses UN General Assembly in NYC

27 Sep, 2018

He proceeded to tout low USA unemployment before proceeding with the rest of his address, a hardline defense of the United States right to act on its own without bowing to global rules. In regard to Iran , the president called on world leaders to join the U.S.in isolating and sanctioning Tehran until the Islamic republic stops spreading terrorism and working to build a nuclear arsenal.


Brett Kavanaugh says he 'never sexually assaulted anyone,' in prepared hearing remarks

27 Sep, 2018

She admits she was drunk. "In the years following the therapy session, we spoke a number of times about how the assault affected her". "She doesn't know it was him but it might have been him and 'Oh gee let's not make him a Supreme Court judge because of that.' This is a con game being played by the Democrats".


New accuser says she witnessed sexual abuses by Kavanaugh

27 Sep, 2018

Swetnick said she witnessed efforts by Kavanaugh and others to get girls inebriated so they could be " gang raped " in side rooms at house parties by a "train" of numerous boys. The woman, Julie Swetnick , a Washington resident, is represented by lawyer Michael Avenatti , who revealed her identity on Twitter and posted her photograph.


Trump wants 'restoration of Venezuela democracy', sanctions officials

27 Sep, 2018

Venezuela's government had not previously said whether Maduro would attend the United Nations meeting. Maduro has not attended the U.N. General Assembly since 2015 and said last week that he might have to suspend his participation this year out of concerns his opponents would try to kill him if he traveled overseas.


Kavanaugh's Yale roommate believes the woman accusing him of misconduct

27 Sep, 2018

Yale student Jishian Ravinthiran, center, raises his fist during a protest against Judge Brett Kavanaugh in the Russell Senate Office Building Rotunda, on Capitol Hill, Monday, Sept. "It's a thoughtful statement and I support the efforts of individual faculty members to engage with these important issues". "Why won't the Senate Judiciary Committee welcome that?" However, Roche who is now CEO of a software company, says Ramirez "stood out as being exceptionally honest and gentle" while ...


Trump admin. seeks to curtail green cards for immigrants on public aid

26 Sep, 2018

The proposed rule is available here . The proposal was put forward by the Department of Homeland Security on Saturday and there'll now be a two month public consultation period before it comes into force. The regulations are an especially potent brew for Republicans, as they take aim at both immigrants and those who use public benefits. Melissa Boteach at Center for American Progress also criticized the proposal, telling CNN , "This is an attack on working families and says that you ...


Trump assails Boulder woman accusing Kavanaugh: ‘She admits that she was drunk’

26 Sep, 2018

Senators are being told to keep their schedules open. Republicans made a decision to hire a female attorney because of the risk that the panel's 11 Republican men - there are no GOP women on the committee - might say something insensitive to Ford.


Donald Trump's economic boasts draw laughter from world leaders at United Nations

26 Sep, 2018

Trump expressed gratitude to Moon for his "dedicated efforts" to reach what he called "a historic milestone in trade". "I believe North Korea has tremendous economic potential, and we will help them to that end, in some ways good, some ways extraordinary", he said.


Iran Blames US, Saudi Arabia & Israel for Deadly Attack on Military Parade

26 Sep, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed his "deepest condolences" to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after a terrorist attack on an army parade in southwestern Iran left multiple people killed and wounded. Tensions between traditional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia have increased in recent years, with the two countries supporting opposite sides in wars in Syria and Yemen and rival political parties in Iraq and Lebanon.



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