Pompeo backs away from North Korea denuclearisation timeline

07 Oct, 2018

President Donald Trump at the White House, is a former military intelligence chief who could have been responsible for the attack on the Cheonan that killed almost 50 South Koreans on board. The delegation flew to North Korea on Thursday for a joint celebration of the anniversary of a 2007 summit and to possibly hold further peace talks. Critics have pointed out that the Singapore declaration contained no firm commitments from North Korea to dismantle its nuclear and missile programs and ...


Melania Trump Caps Off Africa Tour by Addressing Kavanaugh Nomination

07 Oct, 2018

Kavanaugh was accused by Ford in September of committing sexual and physical assault while they were both at a party in high school . Melania Trump has said she tells her husband off when she disagrees with what he tweets . No statements were made to the press. "That's very important what I do, what we're doing with USA aid and what I do with my initiatives and I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear", she said.


Backed by senators, Kavanaugh on track for U.S

07 Oct, 2018

Flake was the Republican from Arizona who engineered the last-minute delay so the FBI could conduct its week-long supplemental background investigation into the Kavanaugh accusations by three women. But even if the House impeaches Kavanaugh, two-thirds of the Senate - a supermajority - would need to vote to remove him following a trial, making the likelihood of his ousting very small.


Protesters lambast Sen. Joe Manchin over Brett Kavanaugh vote

07 Oct, 2018

EDT and announced her support of Kavanaugh . "I had to deal with the facts I had in front of me", he said on CNN . The Maine senator spoke with Republican Sen. Kavanaugh's opponents raised concerns that he'd push the court further right, including possible sympathetic rulings for Trump. In a procedural vote that handed Republicans an initial victory, senators voted 51-49 Friday to limit debate and keep the nomination alive, defeating Democratic efforts to scuttle it with endless ...


Maine Sen. Susan Collins Announces Her Position On The Kavanaugh Nomination

07 Oct, 2018

Looks like Susan Collins has saved Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. The Senate voted to advance Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination in a critical test of support. There was another protest in front of Trump Tower in New York City. "Republicans are saying: 'Your voices just don't matter,"' Sen. McConnell needs 51 votes to clear the procedural hurdle on Friday.


FBI hands over report from Kavanaugh investigation

05 Oct, 2018

As the Senate Judiciary Committee vote is now on pause pending an FBI investigation into Kavanaugh , this is probably the worst thing Trump could have done to help his case. Committee chairman Chuck Grassley reviewed the report at 08:00 local time (12:00 GMT) and ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein saw it at 09:00. Kavanaugh penned the defense of his performance during last week's Judiciary Committee hearing at which he denied the allegations, made at the same hearing, of a ...


Selfie deaths: 259 people reported dead seeking the flawless picture

05 Oct, 2018

Selfie-related deaths were found to be most common in India , Pakistan, Russia and the United States. This is not the first time that light has been shed on the fatal risks of snapping a selfie . Firearm deaths were higher in the US than any other country, which the researchers said could be due to less restrictive gun laws. But there are nearly infinite places where it is ill-advised to take a selfie , and as the researchers noted in the study, the number of deaths they identified ...


Powerful typhoon crosses Japan's main island, killing 4

05 Oct, 2018

More than 910,000 people were affected by cancellations and delays of almost 1,300 conventional train services and of 10 shinkansen bullet train services by JR East. Japan has been hit by a series of typhoons this year, including Typhoon Jebi, which ravaged western Japan last month and left at least 11 people dead while paralyzing for a time the Kansai International Airport in Osaka.


United Kingdom says Russian Federation was behind 4 major cyber-attacks on Western democracies

05 Oct, 2018

They've been charged with offences including computer hacking, wire fraud, identity theft and money laundering. It cites attacks on the World Anti-Doping Agency, Ukrainian transport systems, the 2016 US presidential race and others as very likely the work of the GRU .


President Trump's emergency text message test sparks hilarious reactions on Twitter

05 Oct, 2018

EDT (18:18 GMT) heard a unique loud tone while the device simultaneously vibrated. The header for the notification will read " Presidential Alert ". It's very similar to Amber Alerts , however unlike the noisy notifications that warn people in a particular area of a child abduction, people can not opt out of this one.


U.S. would destroy banned Russian warheads if necessary -NATO envoy

05 Oct, 2018

Signed in 1987, the INF Treaty required the United States and Soviet Union to eliminate and permanently commit not to develop nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with ranges of 500 to 5,000 kilometres. At that time, the Trump administration said it was fully prepared for those weapons and accused Russian Federation of violating its treaty obligations.


Federal Bureau of Investigation probe does not support Kavanaugh assault claims: Top Republican

05 Oct, 2018

The FBI , at the request of Democrats and a key Republican senator, Jeff Flake of Arizona, was given a week to look into allegations by a university professor, Christine Blasey Ford, that Kavanaugh attempted to rape her when they were teenagers decades ago.


Indonesia seeks global help after quake-tsunami, mass prison breaks confirmed

04 Oct, 2018

Most of the confirmed deaths were in Palu , a city of about 380,000, but that toll looked certain to rise as rescuers reached devastated outlying communities. One video which has been widely shared on social media shows the enormity of tragedy. About 1,700 houses in one Palu neighbourhood were swallowed up, with hundreds of people believed buried, the national disaster agency said.


Wife of Malaysian ex-PM charged with money-laundering

04 Oct, 2018

Former prime minister Najib Razak's wife is expected to be charged in court today with money-laundering and other infringements, Malaysia's anti-graft agency said yesterday. Najib, 65, has denied any wrongdoing despite revelations that hundreds of millions of dollars ended up in his personal bank accounts. Her arrest follows three rounds of questioning by anti-graft agents over state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), from which USA authorities say more than US$4.5 billion (S$6 ...


Volcano erupts on Indonesian island days after tsunami

04 Oct, 2018

Rescue efforts in the hardest-hit areas in Sulawesi have been hampered by poor infrastructure and lack of modern facilities. He cited the example of the eruption of Mount Talang volcano in Indonesia's Sumatra province in April 2005, which geologists have said was connected to the devastating December 2004 Indian Ocean natural disaster and tsunami.


United States is terminating 1955 Treaty of Amity with Iran, says Mike Pompeo

04 Oct, 2018

The decision added to mounting tension between the US and Iran , which is the target of increasing USA economic sanctions . Iran had complained to the International Court of Justice about the United States' move to reimpose sanctions that had been lifted under the 2015 international nuclear agreement violated the 1955 agreement.


Putin calls ex-spy Skripal a 'scumbag' and 'traitor'

04 Oct, 2018

Besides holding talks with Modi, the Russian leader will also have a meeting with President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday, according to MEA. The de-dollarization of Russian Federation has been actively discussed in the country lately due to the tightening of USA sanctions, said VTB Bank head Andrey Kostin, Tuesday.


White House defends Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser

04 Oct, 2018

Fischer has said she intends to support Kavanaugh, but added, "We're going to see what the investigation brings, and let's get the vote". Trump drew laughs from supporters at a rally Tuesday night with his rendition of how Ford answered questions at last week's hearing.


Inside Prince Harry and Meghan's first official visit to Sussex

04 Oct, 2018

After being greeted by The couple were greeted by the Lord Lieutenant of West Sussex, Susan Pyper , and mayor of Chichester Martyn Bell , the two met with citizens of all ages, including groups of schoolchildren, and Harry even almost came nose to nose with a dog.


Theresa May grooves to ABBA's 'Dancing Queen' at Tory Conference

04 Oct, 2018

Awkwardly grooving to ABBA's " Dancing Queen ", May received a standing ovation from the audience as she entered the hall to give a speech. "There are some things about last year's conference I am trying to forget", said May to the packed hall of party faithful in Birmingham .


Saudi king wouldn’t last 2 weeks without U.S. support: Donald Trump

04 Oct, 2018

We want them to stop raising prices, we want them to start lowering prices", he said. "You have to pay for your military'". The price has already climbed to its highest since November 2014 as Iranian supplies seem to be falling ahead of the sanctions and other producers have failed to fill the gap but the latest USA inventory data suggest that the advance may stall near-term.


May's Brexit plan would mean lesser Australian trade deal, says Downer

04 Oct, 2018

He argues that while she might not lead her party into the next general election, she still has the authority to define the parameters of what follows her and the future of the UK's relationship with the EU. Her spokesman declined to comment on Duddridge's move. May's speech was welcomed by many in a party worn down by Brexit bickering. In her speech, May again stuck to her Chequers plan , named after her country residence where she hashed out an agreement over the proposals in July.


White House Edits Transcript to Reflect Trump's Insult to Reporter

04 Oct, 2018

The president was also called out for his treatment of another female reporter at the same news conference. Eventually, Trump allowed questions on the matter, which has consumed Washington as the FBI investigates claims of sexual assault levied against Kavanaugh.


Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations ‘scary time’ for men falsely accused

03 Oct, 2018

Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) and other lawmakers, the Senate last Friday agreed the FBI could investigate for up to a week, meaning its deadline is this Friday. "I was very troubled by the tone of the remarks. We simply can't", Flake, who is retiring as a senator in January, said at an event in Washington . Kavanaugh struck an angry and defiant tone at the hearing.


Fan Bingbing Breaks Silence in Response to Government Fines

03 Oct, 2018

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing arrives for the screening of "Ash Is Purest White" during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, on May 11, 2018. She has a role in the upcoming Bruce Willis-Adrien Brody feature " Air Strike ". I will follow the order, try my best to overcome difficulties, raise fund, pay taxes and fines.



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