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Oct 04 2018

United States credibility on trial in Kavanaugh saga

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed a motion Wednesday night setting up a Friday vote on whether to limit debate on Kavanaugh's nomination and move forward. ...

Oct 04 2018

Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals dismissed as 'fantasy world' by Chancellor

Mr Johnson said the PM's Brexit blueprint - which ties Britain to a common rulebook with the European Union for trade in goods - would be "politically humiliating for a...

Oct 04 2018

Key GOP Senators Condemn Trump’s Mockery Of Christine Blasey Ford

Feeding the anxiety was an unusually beefy presence of the U.S. Capitol Police, who were keeping demonstrators and frequently reporters at arm's length by forming wedges ...

Oct 03 2018

Key U.S. senators criticise Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser

Ms Collins, a moderate Republican from ME, has not yet said whether she will vote for Judge Kavanaugh either. But what happens if Republicans continue to refuse, some...

Oct 03 2018

Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford, says 'I've had so many false accusations'

President Donald Trump mocked two of the women who have come forward with claims that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh engaged in sexual assault and other miscon...

Oct 02 2018

Trump administration halts visas for unmarried same-sex partners of foreign diplomats

The heterosexual partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations employees are also not eligible for US visas. "Same-sex spouses of USA diplomats now enjoy the same ...

Oct 02 2018

Low turnout jeopardizes Macedonian name referendum result

The June deal would end a dispute dating from the early 1990s when Macedonia declared independence from Yugoslavia. Greece , a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation a...

Oct 02 2018

Melania Trump is all smiles as she starts her solo African tour

Mrs. Trump is on a five-day tour with planned stops in Malawi, Kenya and Egypt. Mrs Trump will on Tuesday morning visit the children's block at the Greater Accra Region...

Oct 02 2018

Mark Judge's lawyer says he was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation

Attorney Michael Avenatti on Monday said the FBI investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a "fa...

Oct 01 2018

US closes consulate in southern Iraq following attacks

In reaction to the move, Qassemi said the United States made such claims despite numerous "overt and covert indications" of foreign agents' involvement in a "brutal" atta...

Oct 01 2018

Supreme Court Justice Kagan on how split court can function

Although there were wide gaps by gender, race and party affiliation, overall 48 percent of voters said that after last week's hearing featuring Kavanaugh and one of his...

Oct 01 2018

Woman Who Identifies Herself As A Rape Survivor Confronts Lindsey Graham

Graham, who is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, was discussing Ford's testimony, when a woman who later identified herself on Twitter as Robyn Swirling spoke t...

Oct 01 2018

Mexico-Canada Agreement to Replace NAFTA after Last-Minute Deal

United States officials have been keeping Mr Trump in the loop on every step since last Friday, two people said. US stock index futures also rose, with S&P 500 Index e-...

Sep 30 2018

US Military's Most Expensive Jet Crashes in S. Carolina

Authorities say a military jet has crashed but the pilot was able to eject from the aircraft in coastal SC. Deputies say around 11:45 a.m., the plane went down near Cla...

Sep 30 2018

Trump avoided Trudeau a few times at the United Nations, official says

Trudeau also says the Americans are finding NAFTA talks hard because Canadians are "tough negotiators". The back and forth about the supposed meeting comes amid the USA...

Sep 30 2018

Who Are Kavanaugh's Accusers?

Although the president said last week that Christine Blasey Ford , the woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, should be heard, he has since gone to great lengt...

Sep 30 2018

Sushma falters on India's involvement in terrorism, aggression against innocent Kashmiris

The FM said that Pakistan preferred politics over peace which was something India did not like to do as it was apparent when the neighbours called off dialogue based ...

Sep 30 2018

Trudeau grilled on NAFTA deadline, downplays awkward moment with Trump

The US and Canada are under pressure to reach a deal by September 30. The flags of Canada, Mexico and the US are seen on a lectern before a joint news conference on t...

Sep 30 2018

Trump says he and North Korea’s Kim ‘fell in love’

Putting on the voice of a news reader, he said: "Why has President Trump given up so much?" "Without any trust in the USA, there will be no confidence in our national...