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Democrats Call for Delay to Kavanaugh Vote amid Sexual Assault Accusation

Democrats Call for Delay to Kavanaugh Vote amid Sexual Assault Accusation

Ford recounted the incident in couples therapy back in 2012, while her therapist jotted down notes, indicating that she didn't just come forward with these allegation after Kavanaugh was nominated. ...

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South Africa's highest court gives green light to private use of cannabis

South Africa's highest court gives green light to private use of cannabis

The court upheld a decision made the Western Cape High Court previous year which ruled that personal use of marijuana should be legal. Key laws debated in the Western Cape High Court in 2017 were th...

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Rescue Crews Looking for 1-Year-Old Swept Away in Floodwaters

Dazia Lee lost her grip on her son, Kaiden Lee-Welch, when she tried to escape on foot after her vehicle was washed off the road into trees near New Salem in North Carolina. The National Weather Servi...

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Sailor Sank Boat to Hide Wife's Murder, Officials Say

Sailor Sank Boat to Hide Wife's Murder, Officials Say

The FBI believes Lewis Bennett killed his wide, Isabella Hellman , as they plied the Atlantic previous year, the Guardian reports. He was also caught smuggling rare stolen coins at the time. Is...

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White House is Planning an Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford

White House is Planning an Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford

In the article, she alleged that at a party during their high school years, Kavanaugh pushed her into a bedroom along with his friend Mark Judge, attempted to remove her clothes and put his hand ove...

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'Mangkhut' shuts all Macau casinos

'Mangkhut' shuts all Macau casinos

Many analysts have begun to half their revenue growth expectations for the gambling hub in September, as an estimated $186m in revenue was lost during the 33-hour operational halt. Ben Lee, a Macau-ba...

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Russian plane disappears over Syria amid French and Israeli strikes

Russian plane disappears over Syria amid French and Israeli strikes

A French military spokesman told AFP: "The French army denies any involvement in this attack". The Il-20 disappeared from radar at about 11 p.m. Moscow time (20:00 GMT) on Monday some 35 kilomet...

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Texas Border Patrol Agent Arrested And Charged With Four Murders

U.S. Border Patrol agent has been accused of going on a almost two-week-long "serial killing spree" that came to an end on Saturday after he was arrested in connection with the deaths of four women an...

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Thom Tillis can and should delay Brett Kavanaugh vote right now

The White House said Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is ready to testify in the Senate as soon as Tuesday so "he can clear his name of this false allegation" about a sexual assault while in ...

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At UN, US accuses Russia of 'cheating' on North Korea sanctions

At UN, US accuses Russia of 'cheating' on North Korea sanctions

During a fractious Security Council meeting on Monday, Haley said Moscow had tried to hide "systematic" violations of the 15-member body's penalties on Pyongyang and pressure United Nations expert...

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South Korea president leaves for North Korea

South Korea president leaves for North Korea

North Korean's Kim Jong Un greeted Moon Jae-in with hugs and smiles on Tuesday as the South Korean president arrived in Pyongyang to discuss faltering talks on denuclearisation and the prospect of o...

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For Third Straight Year, Trump Administration Lowers Refugee Cap

For Third Straight Year, Trump Administration Lowers Refugee Cap

That number would also be less than a third of the peak annual number allowed during the presidency of Barack Obama. The Administration has chosen to further cut the number of refugees who will be...

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Trump Orders Declassification of Carter Page FBI Documents

Ohr, a senior justice department official who specialises in investigating organised crime, has come under attack from Trump and Republicans because his wife has worked for Fusion GPS, a private intel...

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Syrian air defences 'intercept missiles' targeting Latakia

Syrian statements have blamed Israel for launching a missile strike. The state media reported that missiles targeted Latakia and Homs and Hama. The attacks came a couple of days after the Syrian m...

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Gunmen 'dressed as mariachi musicians' kill four in Mexico City

Gunmen 'dressed as mariachi musicians' kill four in Mexico City

Plaza Garibaldi borders Mexico City's Tepito neighbourhood, home to La Union gang, which police say is responsible for a number of drug-dealing and protection rackets. Garibaldi, on the edge of the ...

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Kavanaugh, Ford invited to Senate Judiciary hearing; Thursday vote delayed, sources say

Kavanaugh, Ford invited to Senate Judiciary hearing; Thursday vote delayed, sources say

Although the White House appeared to stand behind Kavanaugh, senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Monday that sworn testimony from both Kavanaugh and Ford on the specific allegation should be consi...

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Vehicles catch fire in parking garage; firefighters injured

Vehicles catch fire in parking garage; firefighters injured

The FDNY said 15 firefighters and two civilians have suffered non-life-threatening injuries at the King's Plaza Shopping Center in Mill Basin since the 6-alarm fire began around 9 a.m. Reps for the ma...

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Bengalis born in Pakistan to get citizenship

Bengalis born in Pakistan to get citizenship

These people, the prime minister said, will eventually be forced to indulge in criminal activities, posing security issues for areas like Karachi , the country's largest city and commercial hub. Refe...

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Van Dyke trial to stay in Chicago

Van Dyke trial to stay in Chicago

Attorney Daniel Herbert says Officer Jason Van Dyke was "a scared police officer who was fearful for his life and the life of others" when he opened fire on McDonald . The county prosecutor, Anita ...

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Kavanaugh’s accuser willing to talk to Congress, lawyer says

Kavanaugh’s accuser willing to talk to Congress, lawyer says

A Judiciary committee vote on Kavanaugh's nomination is scheduled on Thursday. Responding to the latest developments in the Kavanaugh nomination, Foy had said, "It's disturbing that these uncorrobor...

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Trump administration to send cellphones a test alert on Thursday

Trump administration to send cellphones a test alert on Thursday

WEA was technically launched in April of 2012, but this will be the first time FEMA has tested the system on the presidential level in hopes to work out the kinks, the agency said in a press release ...

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Facing hurricane floodwaters, U.S. town takes lessons

Facing hurricane floodwaters, U.S. town takes lessons

The military announced on Saturday it was deploying almost 200 soldiers to assist in storm-related response and recovery efforts, along with 100 trucks and equipment. The risk is growing as well in th...

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Mom of alleged MS-13 victim killed by SUV at girl’s memorial

Mom of alleged MS-13 victim killed by SUV at girl’s memorial

Local police have ruled out the violent immigrant gang MS-13 from being involved, according to King, who added "this is under very serious investigation", even though no charges have been filed. Rod...

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Russian Federation and Turkey agree on safe zone in Syria's Idlib

Russian Federation and Turkey agree on safe zone in Syria's Idlib

Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Turkey stands for the political solution of the Syrian conflict and in particular, the crisis in Idlib. While the Russian army is in Syria ...

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President Obama delivers one simple message Thursday night

President Obama delivers one simple message Thursday night

Speaking to an enthusiastic crowd of several thousand in Cleveland, Obama said the consequences of sitting on the sidelines during November's midterm elections "are far more dangerous" than in the...

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United States denies $5 billion offer in aid to Palestine

United States denies $5 billion offer in aid to Palestine

Meanwhile, Israel blames Hamas for the instability and rejects the idea that Gaza and the Palestinean territories don't have autonomy. Maher Tabbaa is an economist and says, "Israel has not complied...

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Now a tropical storm, Florence spreads watery mayhem across Carolina

Now a tropical storm, Florence spreads watery mayhem across Carolina

Long before President Donald Trump tossed paper towels to storm-stricken Puerto Ricans and denied Hurricane Maria's reported death toll, his predecessors sometimes struggled to steer the nation thro...

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Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks about alleged sexual misconduct

The Arizona senator is not the only Republican to voice concerns over Mr Kavanaugh's appointment being pushed through at speed, in light of the allegations. "She's not taking a position on that", Ka...

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Police seal off Salisbury restaurant over 'medical incident'

Police seal off Salisbury restaurant over 'medical incident'

Both patients were treated at the scene and were conscious, the BBC reported citing the South Western Ambulance Service. Britain's counterterrorism police said this month they think Sturgess' boyfri...

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Carolinas' crisis escalates as Florence shows its fiercest face

More than 30 inches (75cm) of rain has fallen across North and SC since Friday, with tens of thousands of people evacuated from their homes. "Every major route, and those around them, to the coast ...

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