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Brexit talks are running out of time, top European Union official warns Brexit talks are running out of time, top European Union official warns
- September 20, 2018

The UK is resolutely opposed to creating a new border in the Irish Sea, separating Northern Ireland from mainland Britain. Earlier on Tuesday, the Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz, who is hosting the event, said that both sides needed to compromise. (more...)
Children Hurt After Camel Spooked By Shovel At Circus Children Hurt After Camel Spooked By Shovel At Circus
- September 20, 2018

WXPI posted video of the incident on its Facebook page . "I was shouting, 'Jesus help them.' It was very scary". The child was taken to a hospital along with five other children and one adult. A recent expert report detailed the neglect, abuse, and coercion of animals at Shrine circuses, including trainers whipping and jabbing tigers with prods, striking an elephant in the jaw, and forcing distressed, muzzled bears to do handstands. (more...)
Trump slams Sessions again: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’ Trump slams Sessions again: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’
- September 20, 2018

The president has long asserted that Sessions should have told him before being nominated that he would recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe, which is consequently overseen by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a Republican whom Trump also nominated to his post. (more...)
Police investigate possible anti-Muslim attack after auto hits pedestrians outside mosque Police investigate possible anti-Muslim attack after auto hits pedestrians outside mosque
- September 20, 2018

Three men and a woman in a red Nissan Juke SUV were asked to leave a nearby vehicle park for anti-social behaviour, including drinking and taking drugs, the police said . Chief Superintendent Simon Rose told the BBC it was "extremely fortunate" that no one was killed in the incident. According to the statement released by the Metropolitan Police, a auto collided with a number of pedestrians just after midnight on September 19, after Islamophobic insults were directed at the crowd by the ... (more...)
Kavanaugh accuser comes forward as Democrats seek to block SCOTUS nomination Kavanaugh accuser comes forward as Democrats seek to block SCOTUS nomination
- September 20, 2018

Kavanaugh flatly denied the accusation and was, according to the White House, ready to testify "tomorrow" in his defense. Collins said that in a telephone conversation with Kavanaugh on Friday, he was "absolutely emphatic" that the assault didn't occur, and she said it would be "disqualifying" if Kavanaugh was lying. (more...)
Colleagues Describe Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford as Honest and Rigorous Colleagues Describe Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford as Honest and Rigorous
- September 19, 2018

Mr. Trump said he relied on the Senate to resolve the accusation, which Judge Kavanaugh denied. The president said the judge had been treated "very, very tough". "A sham hearing would send a very clear message that women are not valued in this country", said Sen. Grassley said he was disturbed to learn of the threats. (more...)
Caution urged over Capt Cook's ship find Caution urged over Capt Cook's ship find
- September 19, 2018

It was scuttled with 12 other vessels in Newport Harbour during the American War of Independence in 1778, but the remains have never been found. "In a statement on their website, RIMAP said: "[we have] identified a possible site in Newport Harbour that might be the Lord Sandwich ex Endeavour ". (more...)
Donald Trump Orders Declassification of Russia Investigation Records Donald Trump Orders Declassification of Russia Investigation Records
- September 19, 2018

President Trump on Monday finally ordered the declassification of key documents that may tell us more about the process by which the FBI began an investigation into Trump campaign officials. But the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Adam Schiff called the move a "clear abuse of power", and said Trump is "ordering the selective release of materials he believes are helpful to his defense team". (more...)
Police respond to possible active shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin Police respond to possible active shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin
- September 19, 2018

She provided no additional information. "You just wonder, 'Do you hide or do you run?'" she said. She says it shouldn't be unusual that a black woman is knocking on doors in 2018. The shopping center next to the building, Greenway Station, was locked down at the direction of police, according to the center's general manager Corey Kautzky. (more...)
German Triathlete Is Banned From All-You-Can-Eat Restaurant German Triathlete Is Banned From All-You-Can-Eat Restaurant
- September 19, 2018

Each plate is believed to have two or three pieces of sushi on it. A German triathlete was banned from an all-you-can-eat sushi restaurant after eating almost 100 plates of fish. "That is not normal", the restaurant owner told the Passauer Neue Presse . He follows an extreme diet where he doesn't eat for 20 hours, then eats until he's full. (more...)
Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week
- September 19, 2018

Supreme Court , Brett Kavanaugh , adding that he wants his nominee confirmed quickly. If support for his nomination remains this weak, Trump's pick would rank among the lowest-supported Supreme Court nominees to later be confirmed, according to historical data from Gallup. (more...)
Long Island man threatened to shoot kid he lost to in 'Fortnite' Long Island man threatened to shoot kid he lost to in 'Fortnite'
- September 19, 2018

Alperti did not directly threaten the school, but he did threaten the 11-year-old stating he knew where he went to school, so that was good enough for us", said Police Chief Stuart Cameron. "Disturbing, inappropriate, not OK on every level", Daniela LoCastro said. "The 45-year-old needs to find something better to do with his time than playing video games with an 11-year-old", David Deslauriers added. (more...)
Elizabeth Warren uses alleged Brett Kavanaugh victim’s story to raise cash Elizabeth Warren uses alleged Brett Kavanaugh victim’s story to raise cash
- September 19, 2018

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee members had been scheduled to vote on Thursday on the federal judge's nomination to the Supreme Court, but that changed after allegations from Christine Blasey Ford that Kavanaugh tried to sexually assault her while they were high school students . (more...)
Ted Cruz leads Beto O'Rourke 54 to 45, new poll says Ted Cruz leads Beto O'Rourke 54 to 45, new poll says
- September 19, 2018

Willie Nelson didn't mince words when asked about a conservative backlash over his support for Beto O'Rourke , the Democratic congressman from Texas now running for Senate. The poll was Quinnipiac's first survey of likely Texas voters. Voters were firmly split on partisan lines. O'Rourke has raised more money than Cruz, but outside groups are pouring money into the race to help keep Cruz in office. (more...)
Newsday, Will Kavanaugh accuser testify?
- September 19, 2018

As a result of these kind of threats, her family was forced to relocate out of their home. The question is whether they will "look at that list and say, 'Bring it on, I want to take all the hot-button issues, '" Saharsky said during a panel discussion Monday at Georgetown University Law Center. (more...)
India steps closer to making triple talaq a punishable offense India steps closer to making triple talaq a punishable offense
- September 19, 2018

The BJP, on the other hand, hailed the ordinance and, like Jahan, said it was a huge step towards empowering women in India. Prasad further alleged that despite being a woman, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi did not support the passage of Triple Talaq Bill. (more...)
Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper to leave prison Wednesday Elizabeth Smart's kidnapper to leave prison Wednesday
- September 19, 2018

Elizabeth was just 14 when she was taken. The board said previously that Barzee would be released in January 2024 after it denied her an early parole following a hearing that she chose not to attend. Smart, now the mother of two, said that during her time in captivity she maintained a pinprick of hope despite repeated sexual assault. "I have been informed on who the agent is, who the federal agent is, who will be supervising her", she said. (more...)
Kavanaugh Accuser Faces Death Threats Ahead Of Senate Hearing Kavanaugh Accuser Faces Death Threats Ahead Of Senate Hearing
- September 19, 2018

Dianne Feinstein's comments, reported on Twitter by Fox News journalists and quickly pounced on by Republicans , marked a break with other Democrats who have said they categorically believe Ms. Ford, and she deserved to be heard, because these are serious accusations". He also defended longtime pal Kavanaugh, saying: 'I never saw Brett act in the manner Dr. (more...)
Najib likely to be charged with abuse of power Najib likely to be charged with abuse of power
- September 19, 2018

Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak speaks to Reuters during an interview in Langkawi, Malaysia June 19, 2018. Najib had previously been charged with multiple counts of criminal breach of trust, corruption and money laundering over the scandal at the 1MDB state fund. (more...)
Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before testifying
- September 19, 2018

Hatch clarified that Kavanaugh said "he was not at a party like the one [ Ford ] describes" and that Ford " may be mistaking [Kavanaugh] for someone else ". Scaramella hopes that when Ford testifies, "we can believe that people who are victimized have real harm done to them". Patty Murray, D-Wash., assistant Senate minority leader, speaking about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . (more...)
North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says He Will Visit Seoul North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says He Will Visit Seoul
- September 19, 2018

This week's summit , the third between Mr Kim and Mr Moon this year, is meant to craft concrete steps to implement the Panmunjom Declaration, named after the border village where they first met, Seoul officials said. On Thursday, the last day of his three-day visit, Moon plans to visit Mount Baektu in North Korea with Kim before returning home. Trump was enthusiastic about the summit, declaring that Kim "has agreed to allow Nuclear inspections, subject to final negotiations". (more...)
Kavanaugh, Accuser Both Agree to Speak With Lawmakers Kavanaugh, Accuser Both Agree to Speak With Lawmakers
- September 19, 2018

Two Republican senators known for bucking the president-Jeff Flake of Arizona and Bob Corker of Tennessee-have called for a delay in the confirmation vote so the committee can hear from Ford. She has been widely published in her field and, according to a 2016 book she co-authored, her consultation area of expertise is the interaction between pharmaceutical companies and the U.S. (more...)
Stormy Daniels Compares Trump's Penis To Stormy Daniels Compares Trump's Penis To "Mushroom Character In Mario Kart"
- September 19, 2018

To help you out - a toadstool is the cartoon mushroom character in the popular Nintendo game, Mario Kart . And Trump , who infamously boasted about his penis size during presidential primary debates, will not be happy that Daniels says he's a liar in that regard as well. (more...)
Avenfield Case: IHC suspends jail term of Nawaz, Maryam, and Safdar Avenfield Case: IHC suspends jail term of Nawaz, Maryam, and Safdar
- September 19, 2018

Ousted as prime minister last year by the Supreme Court over some undeclared income, Nawaz Sharif was in London with Kulsoom this year when a separate anti-graft court handed him a 10-year jail term in absentia over the ownership of luxury flats in London in the 1990s. (more...)
Pope Francis expels Chilean priest under investigation for sexual abuse of children Pope Francis expels Chilean priest under investigation for sexual abuse of children
- September 19, 2018

Reverend Cristian Precht Bañados, 77, had already been suspended from priestly duties in 2012 for five years following an investigation into similar allegations. This had led to all the Catholic Bishops in the country tendering their resignation letters to Pope Francis in May this year, a move that was described as unprecedented in the history of the Catholic church. (more...)
Border Patrol Officer Suspected of Killing Four Women in Texas Border Patrol Officer Suspected of Killing Four Women in Texas
- September 19, 2018

Alaniz described Ortiz as a serial killer . Two fellow sex workers in Laredo, Texas, had been recently killed, and one of them was her friend Melissa. Alaniz tells The Texas Tribune that two of the victims were USA citizens while the nationalities of the others are unknown. Isidro Alaniz , district attorney for the Webb and Zapata counties, said he believed Ortiz acted alone in the murders while off duty. (more...)
Venezuelan PM says oil finance commitments won from China Venezuelan PM says oil finance commitments won from China
- September 19, 2018

China will drill 300 wells in Ayacucho and extend $184 million in financing for the joint oil venture Petrozumano, the statement added. Venezuela and its state oil company PDVSA were declared in partial default in 2017 for the non-payment of bond debts. (more...)
Waves Crash Against Homes in Hong Kong During Typhoon Mangkhut Waves Crash Against Homes in Hong Kong During Typhoon Mangkhut
- September 19, 2018

The Philippine government has ordered a stop to all illegal mining in six mountainous northern provinces in a drastic decision to prevent more tragedies after Typhoon Mangkhut set off landslides that trapped dozens of poor people, including small-scale miners. (more...)
Summit in S'pore stabilised regional security: Kim Jong Un Summit in S'pore stabilised regional security: Kim Jong Un
- September 19, 2018

SEOUL/PYONGYANG ― South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un signed the peace agreement on Wednesday after their closed-door talks at state guesthouse Paekhwawon in Wednesday morning. The conflict ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty, leaving USA -led United Nations forces including South Korea technically still at war with the North. (more...)
Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination process reflects the bitter partisanship of the age Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination process reflects the bitter partisanship of the age
- September 19, 2018

She could not be reached for comment Tuesday morning. But as the Senate judiciary committee moved on Tuesday to prepare for the hearing, several questions remained. "There was a witness there - and that was this fellow (Mark) Judge". That incident inspired a record number of women to run for federal office that cycle, including Murray, who was elected the following year. (more...)

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