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Oct 04 2018

White House defends Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser

President Trump stoked what has become a searingly divisive debate on Tuesday night when, before a political rally of thousands in MS, he went beyond defending Brett K...

Oct 04 2018

Gender-reveal party accident leaves border agent bearing guilt for wildfire

In Dennis's defence, he did own up to starting the wildfire and was slapped with a misdemeanour charge of starting a fire without a permit. Dickey told a USA magistra...

Oct 04 2018

Vladimir Putin calls poisoned ex-spy Skripal a scumbag and traitor

Moscow and Delhi will sign a deal worth more than $5 billion on the delivery of Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles when President Vladimir Putin visits India l...

Oct 04 2018

Saudi oil output reaches record highs, cooling oil prices

Brent crude LCOc1 rose $1.49, or 1.8 percent, to settle at $86.29 a barrel, after hitting $86.74, its highest since October 30, 2014. "We protect Saudi Arabia - would y...

Oct 04 2018

Israel ready to hit Russian S-300 missile systems in Syria

It also has special forces and military police units on the ground in government-controlled parts of the country. In addition to the Russian and Syrian air forces, warp...

Oct 03 2018

Indonesian President Returns to Disaster Scene as Death Toll Rises

President Joko Widodo visited emergency workers Wednesday in the hard-hit city of Palu, his second trip to the island since last Friday's disaster. More than 25 countri...

Oct 03 2018

Trump Calls Out Ford During Rally: She Can Hardly Remember Anything

Susan Collins, R-Maine, also took exception to Trump's remarks, telling reporters: "The president's comments were just plain wrong". The rising frustration came as Mr K...

Oct 03 2018

British PM Theresa May defends Brexit plan after dancing onto stage

This time she flaunted her moves on stage as she arrived at the Conservative Party conference . Clips of the her "dad dancing" have already been the subject of a numbe...

Oct 03 2018

British PM Theresa May calls for Conservatives to unite on Brexit

The audience included leading pro-Brexit lawmakers, a well-known political spin doctor and hedge fund billionaire Michael Hintze, a Conservative donor. His language was r...

Oct 03 2018

To ease Iran sanctions for relief aid

Announcing the decision on Wednesday, the court's president, Judge Abdulqawi Yusuf, said: "The court considers that the United States must remove, by means of its choosin...

Oct 03 2018

France accuses Iranian intelligence services of plotting attack on exiled Opposition group

Some French news reports linked the move to freeze the funds to a police raid Tuesday on a group called Centre Zahra France in the northern port city of Dunkirk. Trump ...

Oct 03 2018

'I had one beer, right?': Trump mocks Brett Kavanaugh accuser's testimony

Trump said , apparently re-enacting Blasey Ford's questioning by a Senate panel as he addressed supporters at a campaign rally in Mississippi. Demand Justice, a new ...

Oct 03 2018

Malaysia again questions former PM and wife in 1MDB probe

On Sept 20, Najib, 65, was slapped with 21 counts of money laundering and four counts of abuse of power over RM2.28 billion received in his personal bank account. Wednesd...

Oct 03 2018

New York Launches Probe In Wake Of NYT Exposé

Authorities in New York are "vigorously pursuing" allegations in a New York Times article that President Donald Trump committed tax fraud in order to increase the...

Oct 03 2018

Open Brexit warfare as Boris Johnson takes on May at Conference

Looking ahead to the PM's speech, Johnson ally Jacob-Rees Mogg told Sky News: "In an ideal world I'd like her to say that she's chucking Chequers and she's going to have ...

Oct 03 2018

Donald Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford at Rally in Mississippi

In a tweet after the rally, Michael Bromwich , an attorney for Ford, called Trump's remarks "a vicious, vile and soulless attack" on his client. "My heart goes out to ...

Oct 03 2018

Indonesia government requests global assistance for quake and tsunami response

It has been four days since the earth violently shook when the massive 7.5-magnitude quake struck, triggering a tsunami almost 20-feet-tall which smashed right into Palu....

Oct 03 2018

China orders actress Fan Bingbing to pay $70M tax fine

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 "representa...

Oct 03 2018

KAVANAUGH HEARING | Trump Jr. says case 'scary' - Newswatch

After an immigrant who is a convicted criminal finishes a a prison sentence and is released, the federal government can not then re-apprehend that person and hold them in...

Oct 03 2018

Sen. Graham to Trump: Renominate Kavanaugh If He Falls Short

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D., Conn.) said Tuesday that Brett Kavanaugh's temperament disqualifies him from the Supreme Court and that Democrats should teach Americans to...