Pompeo: 'Significant progress' made on NKorea denuke trip

Kim said he believed the dialogue between the two countries would continue to develop favorably "based on the deep confidence between the two leaders of the two countries", and expressed gratitude to Trump for making a honest effort to implement the ... More..

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Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court amid protests
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court amid protests

Republicans control the Senate by a meager 51-49 margin, and announcements of support Friday from Republicans Jeff Flake of Arizona and Susan Collins of ME, along with Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia,...More..

Volunteers bury more bodies from Indonesia quake
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Volunteers bury more bodies from Indonesia quake

Many more remain missing. The government has said hundreds of people were severely injured in Friday's disasters. A woman cries as she attends a mass prayer for Palu at Talise beach for the one-week tsunami...More..

Protesters gather at Capitol ahead of Senate vote on Kavanaugh
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Protesters gather at Capitol ahead of Senate vote on Kavanaugh

Capitol police dragged some screaming protesters out of the chamber. Republicans control the Senate by a meager 51-49 margin, and announcements of support Friday from Republicans Jeff Flake of Arizona and S...More..

South Koreans visiting North Korea for summit anniversary
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

South Koreans visiting North Korea for summit anniversary

Kim, a North Korea regime insider who has met with U.S. 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 ki...More..

Ex-Justice John Paul Stevens: Brett Kavanaugh should not be confirmed
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Ex-Justice John Paul Stevens: Brett Kavanaugh should not be confirmed

Retired Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy , whose retirement and personal recommendation led to Kavanaugh's nomination, refused to comment on the matter when asked last month. Stevens served on the Supreme Cou...More..

by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Trump declares 'tremendous victory' after Kavanaugh is sworn into Supreme Court

The vote was not a quiet affair. Topeka police Sgt. Jayme Green said he didn't know of any arrests being made during the protest. Kay Coles James, president of the conservative Heritage Foundation, called t...More..

Wife of ex-Malaysian PM Najib arrested by anti-graft agency
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Wife of ex-Malaysian PM Najib arrested by anti-graft agency

The building houses the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) Anti-Money Laundering Unit. "Rosmah will be brought to the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court on Oct 4 (today) at 8am to be charged", MACC said. "It is Mahathir...More..

Photos show how close Chinese warship came to colliding with U.S. destroyer
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Photos show how close Chinese warship came to colliding with U.S. destroyer

The bitter trade dispute between China and the U.S.is increasingly spilling into the military domain, with a risky incident in the South China Sea highlighting the dangers of souring relations. U.S. Secr...More..

India, Russia likely to sign arms deal during Putin’s visit
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

India, Russia likely to sign arms deal during Putin’s visit

India is likely to sign the S-400 deal as it wants to secure the India-China border that is nearly 4,000 kilometres long. "We urge all of our allies and partners to forgo transactions with Russian Federati...More..

White House says Federal Bureau of Investigation comes up empty in report on Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

White House says Federal Bureau of Investigation comes up empty in report on Kavanaugh

While Democratic turnout is still expected to be a major factor in the elections, which will determine control of both chambers, strong Republican base support could help the GOP retain control of the Senate an...More..

British PM Theresa May Sashay Onstage to ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

British PM Theresa May Sashay Onstage to ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’

Her boldest move was to insist that austerity was about to end a decade after the financial crash, and to promise that her government would loosen the purse-strings next year. The song choice presumably comes ...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

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

Blumenthal told Wolf Blitzer on CNN's "The Situation Room" that "The clarification of that tweet would require me to go into the FBI report, but what that tweet highlights very dramatically and directly is ...More..

May reveals death of goddaughter as she unveils cancer plan
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

May reveals death of goddaughter as she unveils cancer plan

Theresa May will round off the Tory conference with an attempt to raise party morale and convince activists that the Conservatives are about more than Brexit. He added: "My fellow Conservatives, this is not d...More..

China’s missing X-Men actress Fan Bingbing: What happened
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

China’s missing X-Men actress Fan Bingbing: What happened

The official announcement is a complicated one and doesn't make clear what proportion of the fines she'll personally be responsible for, but together with her "representative companies" and other "guilty partie...More..

Speaking in NH, Flake says lies would disqualify Kavanaugh
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Speaking in NH, Flake says lies would disqualify Kavanaugh

On Sunday, he told CBS' "60 Minutes" that the conservative judge's nomination would be "over" if federal investigators determine he lied to the committee. Kavanaugh by interviewing anyone it deems necessary as...More..

Tense International Encounter Unfolds in South China Sea
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Tense International Encounter Unfolds in South China Sea

The US has accused a Chinese naval ship of conducting "unsafe and unprofessional" manoeuvres when one of its warships entered the waters of the disputed South China Sea. "China's military is resolutely opp...More..

New poll on Kavanaugh tells Republicans what they don't want to hear
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

New poll on Kavanaugh tells Republicans what they don't want to hear

But Ford, who says Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, has not been contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation since Trump on Friday ordered the agency to take another look at the n...More..

Koreas begin clearing landmines from heavily fortified border
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Koreas begin clearing landmines from heavily fortified border

The militaries launched the removal work in the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the DMZ, which they have agreed to disarm, and part of Cheorwon, Gangwon Province, where they plan to carry out a joint project to ...More..

Trump stands by embattled Kavanaugh after fiery Senate hearing
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Trump stands by embattled Kavanaugh after fiery Senate hearing

Another woman, Deborah Ramirez told the New Yorker on Sunday that Kavanaugh thrust his penis in her face while they were both drunk at a party in the early 1980s during their freshman year at Yale. What hap...More..

Airline in miracle lagoon landing has never had fatality
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Airline in miracle lagoon landing has never had fatality

Fortunately, it did not end in fatalities as all 47 passengers and crew survived after the pilot missed the runway . The airline did not immediately respond to requests for more details about the passenger, ...More..

Dead, Hundreds Injured in Indonesia Quake-Tsunami
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Dead, Hundreds Injured in Indonesia Quake-Tsunami

The death toll, too, is based nearly entirely on victims in Palu city and not the harder to reach outlying settlements that were also badly hit. Vice-President Jusuf Kalla said the final death toll could ...More..

Flake to '60 Minutes': Kavanaugh a 'Little Too Sharp,' But Response Understandable
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Flake to '60 Minutes': Kavanaugh a 'Little Too Sharp,' But Response Understandable

Sens. Bill Nelson of Florida, Jon Tester of Montana and Joe Donnelly of IN announced their opposition before the Senate Judiciary Committee called for a supplemental, weeklong investigation by the FBI into ...More..

Pakistan brings in RSS, Yogi Adityanath to attack India at UN
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Pakistan brings in RSS, Yogi Adityanath to attack India at UN

On Friday, a tsunami triggered by a magnitude 7.5 natural disaster hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, killing more than 380 people. India also ripped through efforts of the "New Pakistan" to champion huma...More..

ABC staff demand chairman step down pending political interference investigation
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

ABC staff demand chairman step down pending political interference investigation

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. Get rid of her. "Nobody from the gover...More..

China, Russia take their turn at the UN
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

China, Russia take their turn at the UN

In a freewheeling and at times wild press conference late last night, the U.S. president also revealed that he had snubbed Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, during their visit to the United Nations ...More..

Earthquake-triggered Tsunami kills scores of people in Indonesia
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Earthquake-triggered Tsunami kills scores of people in Indonesia

National Disaster Mitigation Agency put the official death toll at 384 based on hospital reports, nearly all them in the hard-hit city of Palu . "It is not just the people in the large urban areas". A tsuna...More..

Prosecutor picked to question Kavanaugh, accuser called fair
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Prosecutor picked to question Kavanaugh, accuser called fair

On Thursday, after hearing Ford's opening statement detailing how Brett Kavanaugh tried to force himself on her when they were in high school, Mitchell smiled sympathetically. LeBrun's prosecution resulted fr...More..

Suomi NPP satellite observes rebirth of Tropical Storm Kirk, warnings up
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Suomi NPP satellite observes rebirth of Tropical Storm Kirk, warnings up

At 11:00 a.m. today, the center of Tropical Storm Kirk was located near latitude 13.8 north, longitude 59.3 west or 115 miles or 185 km east of Saint Lucia. The NHC said there were no coastal watches or warning...More..

China and Russian Federation clash with USA over North Korea sanctions
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

China and Russian Federation clash with USA over North Korea sanctions

Trump said that the Kavanaugh situation was "a very, very risky standard for our country", as "you are guilty until proven innocent". In fact, more than a dozen women came forward during the 2016 presidential...More..