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President Trump wraps up UN General Assembly

President Trump wraps up UN General Assembly U.S. President Donald Trump pulled the United States from the pact in May and his administration reimposed sanctions on Iran in August. "They're laughing with each other at you". 'When I first came here, even though I lived in NY, it was a little bit of a foreign territory to me, the United Nations . "With no links to the USA financial system, the idea is, the payment system would be prot... [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein called upon to testify by House Freedom Caucus Republicans

Rod Rosenstein called upon to testify by House Freedom Caucus Republicans And he was very nice. While it remains unclear what will happen, White House officials have said Trump likely won't fire Rosenstein until after the midterm elections , and Justice Department officials have said they are skeptical Rosenstein will quit now. [Full Article...]

United States slaps sanctions on wife of Venezuelan president, other loyalists

United States slaps sanctions on wife of Venezuelan president, other loyalists Maduro is widely unpopular but has clung to power through what the US says is rigged elections and corruption. "Donald Trump said he was anxious about Venezuela , he wanted to help Venezuela", Maduro said. Peruvian Foreign Minister Nestor Popolizio said the presidents of Peru, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Paraguay as well as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had signed a letter and sen... [Full Article...]

Third accuser says Kavanaugh had role in sexual assaults

Third accuser says Kavanaugh had role in sexual assaults Christine Blasey Ford , who has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, is to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. Mr Kavanaugh was defiant as well. But then he added, "I only tell you this: This is one of the highest quality people that I've ever met". Murkowski isn't the only prominent Republican who has expressed reservations about Kava... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's Boastful Comments Draw Laughter At United Nations General Assembly

Donald Trump's Boastful Comments Draw Laughter At United Nations General Assembly He did not, though, comment on whether any United States or global inspectors had been allowed into nuclear sites in the reclusive communist country but said verification was important in any nuclear agreement. Iran's economy is already suffering from the sanctions that Washington re-imposed after walking away from the nuclear agreement, and the USA has threatened to punish companies from o... [Full Article...]

GOPs Bringing in Woman to Question Ford at Kavanaugh Hearing

Christine Blasey Ford is scheduled to testify to the Judiciary Committee on Thursday about her allegations that Kavanaugh assaulted her at a 1982 party. "She said she's not the one to answer if it's time for the FBI to investigate these allegations", Borger said of Murkowski. The news comes as Republicans scheduled a Friday morning Judiciary Committee vote on whether to recommend Kavanaug... [Full Article...]

US flies bombers over South China Sea amid heightened tensions with Beijing

US flies bombers over South China Sea amid heightened tensions with Beijing The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that China had canceled a Washington visit by the head of its navy, and U.S. officials said China had denied a request for a U.S. Tensions, however, extend well beyond economic exchanges and into military ties. In addition to its anger over the $330 million military sale to Taiwan announced on Monday, China is strongly objecting to a US decision to issue a v... [Full Article...]

Former Tropical Storm Kirk could make a comeback

Former Tropical Storm Kirk could make a comeback On Tuesday, Tropical Storm Rosa formed off the Pacific Coast. At 3 a.m. today, the center of Tropical Storm Rosa was moving west-northwest near 10 miles per hour, and this general motion is forecast to continue for the next two to three days. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh accuser Ford offers Senate 4 people who corroborate assault claims

Kavanaugh accuser Ford offers Senate 4 people who corroborate assault claims Avenatti also represents adult film star Stormy Daniels , who previously filed suit against Trump to try to void a non-disclosure agreement under which the president's former personal lawyer paid her $130,000 not to discuss her alleged relationship with Trump more than a decade ago. [Full Article...]

At UN, Trump accuses China of ‘attempting to interfere’ with 2018 elections

At UN, Trump accuses China of ‘attempting to interfere’ with 2018 elections With the elections less than two months away, USA intelligence officials have said they are not now seeing the intensity of Russian intervention registered in 2016 but are particularly concerned about activity by Russia, China, Iran and North Korea. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh: third woman accuses supreme court nominee of sexual misconduct

Brett Kavanaugh: third woman accuses supreme court nominee of sexual misconduct HuffPost has reached out to the White House for comment on the claims . The allegations stand to derail a nomination that Republicans see as crucial to gaining conservative control of the high court for years. "During the incident, I was incapacitated without my consent and unable to fight off the boys raping me", she says. The Kavanaugh confirmation fight comes just weeks before November 6... [Full Article...]

Labour delegates vote to keep referendum option open at Labour conference

Labour delegates vote to keep referendum option open at Labour conference In his speech to the conference earlier in the day, shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer had confirmed that the option to remain in the European Union would be on the ballot of a future referendum if the decision was down to Labour. "If that is not possible, we must have other options", he said. Concerns have also circulated Brussels after Theresa May's resolute response to European Unio... [Full Article...]

Senate GOP Whip: Committee Vote on Kavanaugh 'As Early As Friday'

Senate GOP Whip: Committee Vote on Kavanaugh 'As Early As Friday' Ford has said Kavanaugh tried removing her clothes and covered her mouth to prevent screams after he pinned her on a bed during a high school party. He said he is confident that Flake, along with fellow moderate Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, will vote to confirm Kavanaugh as well in the full-Senate vote. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, but strikes down Section 57

Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, but strikes down Section 57 Justice Chandrachud also said that Aadhaar has "reduced" a person to just 12 digits and demanded the government first bring out a proper data protection regime . Aadhaar-based authentication data should not be stored beyond six months. The ruling elicited mixed reactions from Aadhaar's many critics. "There is no need to link bank accounts and mobile numbers to Aadhar", the SC said. [Full Article...]

Tunisia’s Ennahda hails Turkey-Russia deal on Idlib

Tunisia’s Ennahda hails Turkey-Russia deal on Idlib Since the beginning of 2018, Turkey established 12 supervision points in Idlib governorate under the "de-escalation" agreement. "This is certainly an intermediate step, because only a demilitarized zone is being created". The jihadist-led group - which controls more than half of the Idlib region - has not officially responded to the agreement. The president said the zone, which will be patrolled... [Full Article...]

Senate Judiciary Committee to vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh nomination

Senate Judiciary Committee to vote Friday on Brett Kavanaugh nomination Kavanaugh is set to appear Thursday for a Judiciary Committee hearing with Christine Blasey Ford , who accuses him of sexual assault when they were teens. "The goal should be to develop the relevant facts, not try a case". He said rejecting Kavanaugh would be "a terrible insult" and "a very risky game" for the U.S. [Full Article...]

President Trump's address to the United Nations

Trump says Iran does not respect its neighbors or their borders. South Korean President Moon Jae-in delivered a message from Kim Jong Un to U.S. In a Monday interview with U.S. TV network NBC, Rouhani said there is "no such program for a meeting" with Trump, who withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers in May and started a process of re-imposing economic sanct... [Full Article...]

Government documents reveal potential no-deal Brexit consequences

Speaking in favour of the motion earlier on Tuesday, Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer said the party would vote against a Brexit deal along the lines being proposed by May because it does not meet the "six tests" it has set, including guarantees on workers' rights and retaining the economic benefits of existing market arrangements. [Full Article...]

3D gun advocate accused of intercourse with minor

3D gun advocate accused of intercourse with minor Marshals Service said. He was later booked at the Harris County Jail, where he was being held on $150,000 bond. He was arrested Friday at a hotel in Taiwan by local police . He then drove them to a hotel where they had sex. On Aug. 27, police were present when staff from the Center for Child Protection interviewed the alleged victim. [Full Article...]

Risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon/evening across Chicago area

Risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon/evening across Chicago area Wind: S/SE 5-15. Low: 66. This will bring a return to much cooler, less humid air, as overnight lows flirt with the middle 40s in spots Thursday and Friday morning. "There is a low risk for a few strong or severe thunderstorms Wednesday morning along the South Coast", the weather service said. Although a few showers may skirt across northern Kansas, rain chances are very low. [Full Article...]


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