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Kavanaugh on Monday Hearing: 'I Will Be There' Kavanaugh on Monday Hearing: 'I Will Be There'
- September 21, 2018

Ford, 51, alleged in a letter obtained by Sen. However, Katz maintained that Blasey still preferred that the committee fully investigated her claims before she testified. Ford and Democrats want the FBI to investigate her allegations Kavanaugh assaulted her three decades ago, but Republicans are refusing. Hirono became a state legislator in 1980, where she says she worked on improving sexual assault laws. (more...)
Former Malaysian PM charged with money laundering, abuse of power Former Malaysian PM charged with money laundering, abuse of power
- September 21, 2018

He added that the arrest and charge sheets were done together with the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission (MACC). Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak speaks to Reuters during an interview in Langkawi, Malaysia June 19, 2018. (more...)
Texas great-grandmother shoots 12-foot gator as revenge for killing mini-horse Texas great-grandmother shoots 12-foot gator as revenge for killing mini-horse
- September 21, 2018

Cochran, who became a great-grandmother this month and also serves as the town's mayor, says the horse went missing about three years ago and thinks the alligator she killed in her ranch fits the bill of potential suspects. "One shot in the head and he went under". In Polk County, hunting season for alligators is only open from 10-30 September. Cochran plans to mount its head and tail in her office, make boots from its hide and eat the meat, she said. (more...)
Kavanaugh Accuser's Classmate: 'That It Happened Or Not, I Have No Idea' Kavanaugh Accuser's Classmate: 'That It Happened Or Not, I Have No Idea'
- September 21, 2018

But, with Kavanaugh denying the accusation and Blasey Ford so far unable to produce witnesses on her own behalf, Grassley and the White House have pressed for her to testify quickly in hopes they can get past the controversy and quickly get Kavanaugh approved for the high court. (more...)
North Korea Pledges To Close Nuclear Missile Site North Korea Pledges To Close Nuclear Missile Site
- September 21, 2018

Moon said North Korea's agreement to allow worldwide experts to observe a "permanent" dismantling of a missile engine test site and launch pad was the same thing as a commitment to "verifiably and irreversibly" demolish those facilities. We want to hear from you. "Everything that's out there now is conditional on U.S. actions that would reduce the pressure on the North to cooperate or (is) filled with loopholes and exit ramps", added the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity. (more...)
Multiple people killed after shots fired in Aberdeen, Maryland Multiple people killed after shots fired in Aberdeen, Maryland
- September 20, 2018

The Harford County Sheriff's Office says the situation is "fluid". Aberdeen is located in Harford County, Maryland , 26 miles northeast of Baltimore. "It's mostly warehouses in the area", Colleen Hendrickson, who lives and works nearby, told WJZ-13 in Baltimore. Federal Bureau of Investigation agents search the industrial business park where the shooting occurred. (more...)
Kavanaugh sex hearing echoes 1991 showdown, but is US…
- September 20, 2018

Thomas ultimately prevailed by a narrow vote of 52-48, and sits on the Supreme Court to this day. Many Republicans and conservative voices have already labeled the proceedings a last-ditch bid to derail Kavanaugh's court appointment. She said of the alleged Kavanaugh assault back in their 1980s high school days, "I thought he might inadvertently kill me". The White House, so far, has stood by Kavanaugh. (more...)
Over 40 killed as MV Nyerere capsizes in Lake Victoria Over 40 killed as MV Nyerere capsizes in Lake Victoria
- September 20, 2018

At least 42 have people died after a ferry sank in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, with government officials fearing the final death toll could be more than 200, a senior local official said. Another official told the BBC the boat was overloaded, and may have had more than 400 people on board. Exact figures, though, are yet to be confirmed - Reuters said the person who dispensed tickets for the journey also died, with the machine recording the data lost. (more...)
French court orders Le Pen to submit to psychiatric evaluation French court orders Le Pen to submit to psychiatric evaluation
- September 20, 2018

On Thursday, she tweeted copies of a court order requiring her to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Le Pen, though, may see an opportunity to score political points with her base. Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said in a statement. Le Pen and her party have been targeted by a series of other judicial probes, including over the alleged misuse of European Union funds. (more...)
Trump orders 'immediate' declassification of FISA documents, DOJ-FBI texts Trump orders 'immediate' declassification of FISA documents, DOJ-FBI texts
- September 20, 2018

Additionally, Trump has ordered DOJ and FBI to release all text messages related to the Russian Federation investigation - in unredacted form - of former FBI Director James Comey , former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, former FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok , former FBI attorney Lisa Page and Ohr. (more...)
Kim Jong Un wants another meeting with Trump soon
- September 20, 2018

But there are worries among observers about whether Kim is as committed to denuclearization as he claims. A former human rights lawyer, Moon said in a 2017 book published months before his election as president that he wanted to "finish his life" in his mother's North Korean hometown doing pro-bono service. (more...)
Hunt on for driver who mowed down emus Hunt on for driver who mowed down emus
- September 20, 2018

An Australian-wide hunt is now on for a man who appears to have used his ute to deliberately run down at least 10 emus. Before the video ends the camera turns around to show a young man with a moustache, wearing a cap and sunglasses, continuing to laugh, screaming "yes" at the camera before the video ends. (more...)
US Is Ready To Negotiate With North Korea "Immediately": Mike Pompeo
- September 20, 2018

The two countries also agreed to engage "in constant communication and close consultations" to review the implementation of the previously signed Panmunjom Declaration "and prevent accidental military clashes by promptly activating the Inter-Korean Joint Military Committee". (more...)
Bobi Wine reaches home to huge celebration Bobi Wine reaches home to huge celebration
- September 20, 2018

As soon as he landed, security forces promptly chauffeured him away. The Daily Monitor newspaper reported that police arrested him on the tarmac after he disembarked. The lawmaker, who has pleaded not guilty to treason charges, said he was beaten with an iron bar in detention in northern Uganda. The government denies that he was mistreated. (more...)
Suspect arrested in stabbing death of DC jogger Suspect arrested in stabbing death of DC jogger
- September 20, 2018

The suspect ran out of the restaurant heading southbound on 11th Street. Fire and EMS responders transported Martinez to a local hospital, where life-saving measures were exhausted and she was pronounced dead. According to her LinkedIn profile , Martinez had a Master's degree in Latin American studies and conflict resolution from Georgetown University. Family say the couple had begun making plans for their upcoming wedding. (more...)
Man Accused Of Shooting At Ex-Wife, Killing Parents Found Dead Man Accused Of Shooting At Ex-Wife, Killing Parents Found Dead
- September 20, 2018

Attorney Hogan added: 'The divorce order appears to be what set him off today'. He was spotted in the van hours later, then crashed into a home near his ex-wife's house, authorities said. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said the search for Mr Rogal is continuing in Chester County, nearby counties and neighbouring states. Mike Galczyk said one of the servers - his daughter - was hiding with others in the building. (more...)
JUST IN: FG Suspends National Carrier Project JUST IN: FG Suspends National Carrier Project
- September 20, 2018

Sirika made the announcement in a tweet. The Federal Government has announced the suspension of the national carrier project. "All commitments due will be honoured", he said. Among the critics was former education minister, Oby Ezekwesili, who argued that the process was not completely transparent. The Federal Government, through its Ministry of Transportation, the Aviation arm, had announced in July that Nigeria Air would commence operation before the end of this year. (more...)
Shark attack victim in critical condition, rushed to surgery Shark attack victim in critical condition, rushed to surgery
- September 20, 2018

A passing yacht found the woman with life-threatening bites to her right thigh, and helped her out of the water. He managed to stem the blood flow long enough to allow a rescue helicopter to arrive with Ms Barwick still breathing. One of the first paramedics at the scene credited the quick actions of a doctor, Mackay Base Hospital emergency department doctor John Hadok, who was on a nearby vessel with saving her life. (more...)
PM Khan on first foreign visit to KSA arrives in Madina PM Khan on first foreign visit to KSA arrives in Madina
- September 20, 2018

The news report quoted diplomatic sources as saying that PM Khan in his letter called for the resumption of the comprehensive dialogue process between the two countries. The prime minister visited Saudi Arabia on King Salman bin Abdulaziz's invitation, according to a statement released by Pakistan's Foreign Office. (more...)
Trump Urged Spain to Build Wall Across Sahara Trump Urged Spain to Build Wall Across Sahara
- September 20, 2018

Foreign Minister Josep Borrell, a former president of the European Parliament, revealed that Trump told him that a border wall in the desert - like his long promised wall on the Mexican border - would work for Europe as well, The Express reported . (more...)
U.S. accuses Russia, Zaev says there's no evidence - English U.S. accuses Russia, Zaev says there's no evidence - English
- September 20, 2018

As reported 5.UA hundreds of thousands of Greek citizens are gathered in Athens to protest against the use of the name "Macedonia" by the neighbouring country. The referendum follows a landmark agreement between Athens and Skopje in June which sought to break the stalemate that has poisoned their relations since 1991 and hobbled Macedonia's integration with the West. (more...)
US Space Force estimated to cost $13 billion in first five years US Space Force estimated to cost $13 billion in first five years
- September 20, 2018

The Sept. 14 memo, a copy of which was obtained by Air Force Magazine, urges DOD to assign the newly proposed Space Development Agency to the existing Air Force Space Rapid Capabilities Office, allowing the Air Force to maintain at least a portion of the overall space portfolio. (more...)
Trump visits the Carolinas after Florence Trump visits the Carolinas after Florence
- September 20, 2018

The detainees were women being transported from Waccamaw Mental Health and Loris Hospital to a behavioural health hospital in Darlington, South Carolina , according to the Associated Press. Many rivers are still rising and some are in major or record flood stage. North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality tracked 21 swine waste lagoons that were discharging into floodwaters and an additional 17 that were being inundated. (more...)
Police speak out over Russian model's Putin poison claim Police speak out over Russian model's Putin poison claim
- September 20, 2018

Shapiro, who says her father was a "general in the Russian Army who played for the military orchestra", said her husband Alex King, 42, collapsed in the toilet of the Prezzo restaurant and was "foaming at the mouth". "While this incident did not involve nerve agents, it was still clearly very stressful for our staff who, once again, demonstrated the very best of the NHS". (more...)
Trevor Noah Shatters Sen. Orrin Hatch's Defense Of Brett Kavanaugh Trevor Noah Shatters Sen. Orrin Hatch's Defense Of Brett Kavanaugh
- September 20, 2018

Fellow Republican Susan Collins of ME said she hoped Prof Ford would "reconsider and testify " on Monday . Those assessments are certain to be challenged if Ford agrees to testify before the Republican-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee about the night, more than three decades ago, when she says a stumbling-drunk Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed, groped her, ground his body against hers and covered her mouth when she tried to scream. (more...)
Russian Federation says Syrian missile brought down aircraft Russian Federation says Syrian missile brought down aircraft
- September 20, 2018

The Il-20 aircraft, with 15 Russians on board, was shot down by Syrian government on Monday after Israeli F-16 jets carrying out air strikes used the Russian plane as "cover". "We are determined that such tragic events will sway neither you nor us from continuing the fight against terrorism", he added in the letter published by the official Sana news agency. (more...)
President Trump comes to Conway to see damage caused by Florence
- September 20, 2018

The president met Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long on the ground in North Carolina. "We're going to need your help". "Our state took a gut punch, Mr. President, and our people are still reeling", North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said. After the press conference began, Trump insisted someone pull up a chair for South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham to give him a seat at the table, prompting laughs from the officials gathered to address the devastating ... (more...)
North Korea pledges to close down key missile test site North Korea pledges to close down key missile test site
- September 20, 2018

They said the North was also willing to close its main nuclear complex if the United States took unspecified "reciprocal action". North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un committed Wednesday to permanently shut down a key missile site under the supervision of foreign inspectors. (more...)
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...)

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