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Oct 09 2018

CAIR Decries Senate's Kavanaugh Confirmation, Says Judge Lacks 'Veracity and Judicial Temperament'

Ahead of the vote, hundreds of people protesting against Mr Kavanaugh's nomination demonstrated at the US Capitol in Washington. Yet Kavanaugh's path to confirmation se...

Oct 09 2018

Midterm Elections Hold Ultimate Verdict on Kavanaugh

But constituents in ME have told a different story since Collins' speech last Friday, in which she suggested that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford incorrectly remembered ...

Oct 08 2018

North Korea Diplomacy Picks Up With a Pompeo-Kim Encounter in Pyongyang

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made "significant progress" toward an agreement for the North to give up its...

Oct 08 2018

China says Interpol chief Meng Hongwei is under investigation

Hongwei's wife had said Sunday her husband sent her an image of a knife before he disappeared during the China trip, a symbol she took as his way of telling her he was ...

Oct 08 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: Key senators back Trump's embattled Supreme Court pick

A final vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court is expected on Saturday afternoon. Republicans appear to have the votes to confirm Kava...

Oct 08 2018

Melania Trump dances with kids, feeds baby elephant during Kenya visit

The Africa Program Director of Center for Strategic and International Studies, Judd Devermont says that the U.S first lady went on the trip half-heartedly. Agency for Int...

Oct 08 2018

Brett Kavanaugh a step closer to Supreme Court post

A vote on confirmation could happen as early as Saturday. Now that Kavanaugh has cleared the procedural vote, his confirmation, political observers believe would be e...

Oct 07 2018

Interpol asks China about missing chief

Meng was the first Chinese official to take the post of the Interpol agency, which facilitates cooperation between 192 law enforcement agencies worldwide, China's state...

Oct 07 2018

Kavanaugh steps away from being confirmed as US Supreme Court judge

The U.S. Senate, as well as American voters, are bitterly divided over the Federal Bureau of Investigation report and the qualification of the judge for sitting on the hi...

Oct 07 2018

Korea to accompany Pompeo on trip to Pyongyang Sunday

Nauert indicated that the talk between both leaders will aim at Pyongyang's nuclear capability as one of the issues that will be discussed. Talks between Washington a...

Oct 07 2018

Melania Trump Wears Another Controversial Outfit - This Time With A Disturbing History

She laughingly said she has told him to put the phone down. "I'm against any kind of abuse or violence", she added. "But I have my own voice and my opinions and it's ...

Oct 07 2018

As Kavanaugh vote looms, protesters swarm Washington for final push

The outcome of the vote, expected to be either Saturday afternoon or evening, is likely to be 50-48 as a result. But even if the House impeaches Kavanaugh, two-thirds o...

Oct 07 2018

Key senators back Trump Supreme Court nominee

But Collins's support is expected to give Kavanaugh enough votes to clear the Senate if the rest of the Republican caucus holds firm. During the hearing where he ...

Oct 05 2018

McConnell takes key step toward vote on Kavanaugh nomination

Who else didn't talk with investigators? Two GOP votes against Kavanaugh's confirmation sink it if every Democrat votes no. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, deflected, saying, ...

Oct 05 2018

Row as government sends 7 Rohingya immigrants back to Myanmar

They were concentrated in Rakhine state, the epicenter of a Myanmar army offensive that over the past year has driven 700,000 Rohingya Muslims into Bangladesh. On August ...

Oct 05 2018

Donald Trump insults reporter saying she’s ‘not thinking’, White House edits transcipt

This insult to Cecilia Vega is another in a string of incidents, and its disappearance in the first official transcripts raise their own questions about what exactly ...

Oct 04 2018

Putin: Skripal is traitor and scum

China was the first foreign buyer to seal a government-to-government deal with Russian Federation in 2014 to procure the missile system and Moscow has already started d...

Oct 04 2018

Democrats question Kavanaugh's credibility and temperament

Reports say the FBI has completed its latest investigation into allegations Kavanaugh sexually assaulted Dr. Christine Blasey Ford at a party when they were in high s...

Oct 04 2018

Britons facing European Union tourism fee post-Brexit

Pro-Brexit legislator James Duddridge on Wednesday ( Thursday NZT) called the Brexit negotiations "an absolute disaster" and said he had added his name to a list of ...

Oct 04 2018

Saudi oil output reaches record highs, cooling oil prices

President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal in May. The White House said Trump and the king spoke on "issues of regional concern". "We're meeting every...