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Sep 09 2018

Senate concludes Kavanaugh hearing; confirmation likely

While Feinstein's interactions with Kavanaugh were markedly cordial compared with other Democrats' questioning, she pressed him repeatedly on his stance that assault weap...

Sep 09 2018

Trump loyalists are playing the blame game over anonymous op-ed

US President Donald Trump struggled to pronounce the word anonymous during his condemnation of a New York Times column that has thrown the White House into turmoil. I...

Sep 09 2018

Nothing Unnatural about it: SC decriminalises Gay Sex, reads down Section 377

Another student said "We need to be who we are". Postgraduate Vice-Principle of Durham's LGBT + Association, Luke Armitage, has this to say on the news: "We are deli...

Sep 09 2018

Russia, Iran reject calls for Syria ceasefire, backing offensive

As they discussed the fate of Idlib, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley was talking tough in NY, telling the Security Council that the United States would ...

Sep 08 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong-un says faith in Trump 'unchanged'

While Trump and Kim Jong Un pledged during their historic summit in June to "work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", they didn't define what...

Sep 08 2018

Pakistan will not fight any other country's war: PM Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan , in his first message on the occasion, said: "Pakistan believed in peaceful coexistence and wanted to promote mutual cooperation with all its ...

Sep 08 2018

Democrats threaten to leak documents on Kavanaugh's hidden views

The Supreme Court is now evenly divided 4-4 between conservative and liberal justices. Dean also said that after two days of hearings, he still wasn't sure where Kava...

Sep 08 2018

UK Professor Mifsud who linked Trump campaign with Russian Federation dead

Trump sought to ridicule the sentence, suggesting that it was trivial accomplishment for an investigation that has cost millions since it began in May 2017 - while igno...

Sep 08 2018

Dallas officer enters apartment thinking it's her own, fatally shoots man inside

Botham Shem Jean ". According to police, they have drawn a blood sample from the officer to test for drugs and alcohol and are in the process of obtaining a warrant. "T...

Sep 08 2018

George Papadopoulos: Ex-Trump advisor jailed in Russian Federation inquiry

Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert S Mueller III had asked the judge to sentence Papadopoulos to six months in prison, saying his false statements "were mea...

Sep 07 2018

President Trump's New Election Pitch: Vote for Republicans or I'll Be Impeached

But I say, how can you impeach somebody who has done a great job? "If the presidential cabinet believes that President Trump is "unable to discharge the powers and ...

Sep 07 2018

12 passengers sickened on two flights arriving at Philadelphia airport

All those on board were screened by health officials on arrival. The type of illness was not immediately confirmed , but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Sep 07 2018

Obama delivers rebuke to Trump at University of IL

He lacerated Mr Trump's calls for the US Department of Justice to investigate his political enemies. But the breakdown in political discourse has led the country to s...

Sep 07 2018

Investigators raid home of couple who raised funds for homeless man

Whithorne said that not only will Bobbitt receive the balance of the funds, but the company is making it easier for donors in the Bobbitt campaign to get their money back...

Sep 07 2018

Northern California wildfire triples in size, destroys multiple big rigs

It comes just weeks after a devastating fire destroyed almost 1,100 homes and killed eight people in the same area. As fall - usually California's busiest fire season -...

Sep 07 2018

China protests after British warship sails close to disputed Paracels

While having the choice to steer clear of the Paracel Islands, Captain Tim Neild reportedly chose to demonstrate the UK's objection to China's " excessive claims " in the...

Sep 07 2018

Trump suggests anonymous author was a 'low-level' staffer

Colbert asked, "What do you make of somebody who tries to reassure the public by saying that the president may be unhinged and mercurial and constantly lying and doesn't ...

Sep 07 2018

In the United States bury John McCain

Amid mounting criticism for his failure to adequately honor the senator's passing, Trump eventually, and perhaps rather reluctantly, released another statement last Monda...

Sep 07 2018

US Plays Down Talk of Imminent Pullout of Forces from Syria

When the presidents of Russia , Turkey and Iran meet in Tehran Friday, Sept. 7, all eyes will be on their diplomacy averting a bloodbath in Idlib, Syria's crowded nort...

Sep 07 2018

Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil's far-right presidential hopeful stabbed at campaign event

Bolsonaro, a retired Army captain, is running as the law-and-order candidate and positioned himself as the anti-politician despite having spent almost three decades in Co...