• Brett Kavanaugh faces unprecedented opposition to Supreme Court confirmation
Brett Kavanaugh faces unprecedented opposition to Supreme Court confirmation

I go through this with them every single day in D.C." he complained. Kavanaugh's nomination has been roiled by an accusation from Christine Blasey Ford that he pinned her down on a bed and tried to remove her clothing at a party in high school 36 years ago.

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  • Theresa May puts ball back in EU's court amid Brexit impasse
Theresa May puts ball back in EU's court amid Brexit impasse

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said there was no chance the European Union would compromise on its demands and rejected speculation the other countries would be tempted to fudge the Irish issue until later. A good relationship at the end of this process depends on it", she said. However, she said no matter what happened, the rights of three ...

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  • 'I had no idea it was a shark attack'
'I had no idea it was a shark attack'

This morning the woman remained in a critical condition in Mackay Base Hospital. "It is horrific ... it is quite confronting to have two similar incidents in the space of 24 hours", she said. Her blood pressure was so low I couldn't even feel her pulse, but she was able to say a few words. It's understood she was bleeding heavily from a leg inj...

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  • 3 infants among 5 people stabbed at daycare in NYC
3 infants among 5 people stabbed at daycare in NYC

EDT, a spokesman for New York City Police Department said. Though one of the adults was seriously hurt. CBS New York reports that the daycare was in a home and it was not yet clear if it was being run as a licensed care center. The victims - two little girls and a boy, plus two adults - were in stable condition Friday at local hospitals, NY p...

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  • Christine Ford Legal Team Lays Out Conditions for Kavanaugh Testimony
Christine Ford Legal Team Lays Out Conditions for Kavanaugh Testimony

The preference would be for Ford to testify next Thursday, and she doesn't want Kavanaugh in the same room, her attorney Debra Katz told Judiciary Committee staff in a 30-minute call that also touched on security concerns and others issues, according to a Senate aide who wasn't authorized to discuss the matter and spoke on condition of anonymity....

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  • Trump says 'hard' to imagine Kavanaugh did wrong
Trump says 'hard' to imagine Kavanaugh did wrong

No more circus. To clarify my post: I do not have first hand knowledge of the incident that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford mentions, and I stand by my support for Christine. Kavanaugh was at the White House for a second straight day, but again did not meet with President Donald Trump . A criminal inquiry is essentially out of the question, be...

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  • Man opens fire at Wisconsin software company, injuring 4
Man opens fire at Wisconsin software company, injuring 4

Another employee says she ran for her life after hearing gunshots. She ran from the building and hit behind a vehicle. She said the shooting was "totally unexpected". Photos showed a large police presence as well as a number of ambulances. A total of five patients were taken to hospitals in nearby Madison following the shooting.

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  • Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges; mistrial declared on 10 others
Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges; mistrial declared on 10 others

The deal gives special counsel Robert Mueller a key cooperator who led the Trump election effort for a crucial stretch during the 2016 USA presidential campaign. "This has absolutely nothing to do with the president or his victorious 2016 presidential campaign", she said. "It is totally unrelated". "He knows nothing harmful to the president a...

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  • Severe weather warning issued as Calderdale prepares to face Storm Helene
Severe weather warning issued as Calderdale prepares to face Storm Helene

A yellow "be aware" alert for Storm Helene covered most of Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. Helene is now in the Atlantic Ocean following behind Hurricane Florence , which was expected to hit the eastern coast of the USA late Thursday or early Friday.

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  • Three Palestinians, Including 12-Year-Old, Killed in Gaza Protests
Three Palestinians, Including 12-Year-Old, Killed in Gaza Protests

The deadliest Israeli-Palestinian clashes since the 2014 Gaza War have resulted in three more casualties: Hani Ramzi Afaneh and Mohammad Khalil Shaqoura, both 21, as well as 12-year-old Shadi Abul-Al, WAFA news agency reported. "When the rockets were falling, that's when he would get in his vehicle and go down to Sderot", Hasten said. At least 18...

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  • Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches
Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches

Capitol building in Washington, U.S., February 8, 2018. Less than two months away from the November 6 elections, Republicans in the House Ways and Means Committee this week voted to move forward with a legislative effort that would ultimately bring in another round of reforms to the tax code, including making some of the previous changes permanen...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Speaks To WaPo On Supreme Court Nominees Alleged Assault
Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Speaks To WaPo On Supreme Court Nominees Alleged Assault

She ran from the room, locked herself in a bathroom, and then fled the house. Ford had contacted the Post through a tip line in early July after it had become clear that Kavanaugh was on Trump's shortlist to fill a vacancy but before the Republican president nominated him.

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  • Skripal poisoning case: Russian official television mockingly interviews the two
Skripal poisoning case: Russian official television mockingly interviews the two "civilian" suspects

Prime Minister Theresa May previously added that the two men were officers from the Russian intelligence services, also known as the GRU. When asked about Novichok , they emphatically denied carrying it, or the modified Nina Ricci perfume bottle which United Kingdom investigators say contained the substance.

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  • Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas ahead of landfall
Hurricane Florence pounds Carolinas ahead of landfall

But that, combined with the storm's slowing forward movement and heavy rains, had Governor Roy Cooper warning of an impending disaster. The National Hurricane Center is monitoring four other storm systems in the Atlantic Ocean or Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Paul Manafort Reaches Plea Deal With Special Counsel Robert Mueller
Paul Manafort Reaches Plea Deal With Special Counsel Robert Mueller

In addition to the witness tampering counts, Manafort had been formally charged with acting as an unregistered foreign agent, conspiring to launder money and lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department about the nature of his work.

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  • Anti-Kremlin protesters rally across Russian Federation against pension age hike
Anti-Kremlin protesters rally across Russian Federation against pension age hike

Protesters say the planned reform places a strain on families trying to plan for the future. In a nationwide day of polls, members of the ruling United Russia party also won in elections for governors and lawmakers in other Russian cities.

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  • Donald Trump: 'I Fell Asleep' During Barack Obama Speech
Donald Trump: 'I Fell Asleep' During Barack Obama Speech

He said Donald Trump's name for the first time since leaving office. "I have to say this to President Obama: if the Dems got in with their agenda in November of nearly 2 years ago, instead of having 4.2 up, i believe honestly we'd have 4.2 down", Trump said, referring to the U.S.'s economic growth.

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  • Indian Catholic nuns protest against bishop accused of rape in Kerala
Indian Catholic nuns protest against bishop accused of rape in Kerala

The nun, who admitted to be under huge pressure in her battle against Bishop Franco Mulakkal, said that she was pained by the derogatory comments raised against her by sitting legislator PC George and will not meet the media. "Her sister was with her and she told us that the nun cried as soon as she heard PC George, and ran into her room", said Sis...

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  • Sweden faces deadlock as far-right gains in vote
Sweden faces deadlock as far-right gains in vote

The results show Sunday's vote was one of the toughest challenges in decades to Sweden's social democracy, characterized by its high tax rates and substantial welfare system, aimed at reducing inequality through social inclusion. its parliament, the right-wing Swedish Democrats made big gains, ending up in third place with 17.6 percent of the...

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  • Erdogan urges global community to avert Idlib assault
Erdogan urges global community to avert Idlib assault

Turkey's president on Monday urged the global community to be aware of its responsibilities in Syria as an assault on Idlib looms. Syrian state media said the attacks on Saturday were a retaliation to overnight shelling from rebel-held areas on a government-held town in Hama province, south of Idlib, that killed nine civilians.

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  • #PlaidShirtGuy goes viral for facial expressions during Trump's Billings rally
#PlaidShirtGuy goes viral for facial expressions during Trump's Billings rally

Some stuff I agreed with, some stuff I disagreed with. "Some people thought I was being disrespectful - I was not planning to be disrespectful", Linfesty told ABC Fox Montana. "I think I know why they removed me". Linfesty said Trump "gets the crowd really riled up, but the important part is to listen to the content of the speech".

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  • Hurricane Florence, Helene, Isaac in the Atlantic
Hurricane Florence, Helene, Isaac in the Atlantic

Category 4 hurricane winds are in the 130 to 156 mile range, according to the National Hurricane Center . Tropical storm winds are forecast to hit the region sometime Thursday morning, with landfall occurring late Thursday night. The storm will also be in a position where it can continue to collect more moisture from the Atlantic - and that'...

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  • Woodward: Trump Is 'Detached' From Reality, Jeopardizes National Security
Woodward: Trump Is 'Detached' From Reality, Jeopardizes National Security

We also learned that Gary Cohn , one of President Trump's advisors, lifted a letter off Trump's desk so that the president wouldn't act on his worrisome threat to scuttle a trade deal with South Korea. Here are four of the most ludicrous things Trump had to say about the senior official's New York Times piece. By 10:50 am ET, Trump had tweeted...

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  • Hurricane Florence: time to prepare
Hurricane Florence: time to prepare

Coastal hazards are a concern - rip currents, storm surge, flooding and damaging winds - but inland freshwater flooding is also a concern, so everyone from SC to the Mid-Atlantic region should closely monitor Florence and have hurricane plan in place.

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  • North Korean anniversary parade full of colour but without any intercontinental missiles
North Korean anniversary parade full of colour but without any intercontinental missiles

Later on Sunday, the celebrations will continue with the opening of what are known as North Korea's Mass Games, a synchronized display of gymnastics and dance performed by tens of thousands of people working in unison. At one point jets trailing red, white and blue smoke - the colours of the North Korean flag - roared above the Juche Tower, the sto...

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