Death toll in Indonesia quake-tsunami reaches 420 - state media

The tsunami, which hit 34 minutes after a 7.5-magnitude natural disaster struck Indonesia , churned over the island in the center of Indonesia and killed more than 420 victims in Palu alone. People from France, South Korea and Malaysia were miss... More..

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Russia's Lavrov denounces from United Nations podium West's brute force
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Russia's Lavrov denounces from United Nations podium West's brute force

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday Moscow had started delivering the S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria and warned Western powers of trying to undermine UN-led efforts to end th...More..

Meet the women who confronted Sen. Flake on an elevator
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Meet the women who confronted Sen. Flake on an elevator

The Democratic senator took issue with the timeline and scope of the investigation. The decision marks a reversal for the administration, which had argued that Kavanaugh had already been vetted. But a senio...More..

One of Kavanaugh's Late Accusers Is Referred for Prosecution for Lying
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

One of Kavanaugh's Late Accusers Is Referred for Prosecution for Lying

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday voted to send Kavanaugh's nomination for the Supreme Court to the full Senate after securing a party line vote in favor of Kavanaugh's nomination from Republican Jeff...More..

White House not 'micromanaging' Kavanaugh probe
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

White House not 'micromanaging' Kavanaugh probe

Kavanaugh has vehemently denied both allegations. The Senate Judiciary Committee asked the White House to ask the FBI to conduct the supplemental investigation, which will be "limited to current credible al...More..

Dozens hurt as typhoon Trami hammers Japan
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Dozens hurt as typhoon Trami hammers Japan

Churning north across Okinawa on Saturday, Trami is then predicted to move across the islands of Kyushu and the main island of Honshu on Sunday, a path similar to that taken by typhoon Jebi early in September. ...More..

Sen. Blumenthal: Delay Confirmation Vote After Kavanaugh Testimony
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Sen. Blumenthal: Delay Confirmation Vote After Kavanaugh Testimony

Ford or others". The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-10 Friday to approve Kavanaugh's nomination, sending him to the full Senate for final consideration. Kavanaugh told the committee it won't be ju...More..

'Tough job' for veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

'Tough job' for veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford

During Thursday's historic hearing, Ford offered emotional testimony about her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh groped and attempted to rape her in high school. Rachel Mitchell speciali...More..

Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick

She said she saw Kavanaugh behave as a "mean drunk" at the parties and witnessed the "fondling and grabbing of girls without their consent". The fight over the Supreme Court has been unfolding just week...More..

by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Senate Democrat Manchin joins Flake's call for Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Kavanaugh

As Republicans rattled off their votes in support of Kavanaugh, one Democratic senator could be heard muttering, "the ram job continues". He said FBI investigators "always work with the committees to do a bac...More..

Trump Says Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are A 'Big Fat Con'
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Trump Says Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are A 'Big Fat Con'

Trump reserved his harshest language for congressional Democrats, whom he called "evil people" and blamed for withholding allegations against Kavanaugh for political purposes. " I was accused by four or five wo...More..

HIGHLIGHTS: Adultery not a criminal offence, says Supreme Court
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS: Adultery not a criminal offence, says Supreme Court

Justice Chandrachud, who has been in the news for being the lone voice of dissent in September 26's Aadhaar verdict, struck all the right notes when he said : "Section 497 deprives a woman of agency and au...More..

Trump On Latest Kavanaugh Allegations: Dems Are Playing 'Horrible Con Game'
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump On Latest Kavanaugh Allegations: Dems Are Playing 'Horrible Con Game'

Trump said the allegations of now three women "are all false to me", bemoaning "what they've done to this family, what they've done to his attractive children" and wife. Trump said he rejected a one-on-one me...More..

Outside attorney walks hard line at Senate's Kavanaugh hearing
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Outside attorney walks hard line at Senate's Kavanaugh hearing

Using a map, Mitchell showed that if the party were within one mile of the country club from which Ford claimed she came before the party, it would be between 6.2 and 8.2 miles from her home . "Wrote one Twit...More..

Netanyahu says Israel will continue operations in Syria against Iran
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Netanyahu says Israel will continue operations in Syria against Iran

Moscow has accused Israel's fighter pilots of using the bigger Ilyushin as cover, causing Syria's Soviet-era S-200 air defense system to interpret the Russian plane as a target. Neither of those two players ...More..

Avenatti: Senate committee says it wants to meet with new Kavanaugh accuser
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Avenatti: Senate committee says it wants to meet with new Kavanaugh accuser

In Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow's New Yorker article detailing the allegations of Ramirez on Sunday, the journalists reported that the ex-girlfriend had "recalled that Judge had told her ashamedly of an in...More..

China urges U.S. to stop slander after Trump's meddling claim
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

China urges U.S. to stop slander after Trump's meddling claim

In August, Mr Trump's National Security Advisor, John Bolton, said Russia, North Korea and Iran are also being suspected of "interfering" in the US midterms on November 6. He says, "they would like to see me ...More..

Ahead of Kavanaugh Hearing, Ginsburg Praises ‘Women Coming Together'
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Ahead of Kavanaugh Hearing, Ginsburg Praises ‘Women Coming Together'

After she escaped their clutches, she said, she heard them "laughing and loudly walk down the narrow stairs, pin-balling off the walls on the way down". "Just based on what I -", the transcript showed the inves...More..

Third woman makes sexual misconduct allegations about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Third woman makes sexual misconduct allegations about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

On the eve of crucial hearings about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's role in an alleged sexual assault , lawyer Michael Avenatti has tweeted out a court document outlining new allegations agai...More..

Trump Insists He Would Like Rod Rosenstein To Stay
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump Insists He Would Like Rod Rosenstein To Stay

He paused that effort just before the August recess, but said he may still pursue it if the Justice Department doesn't provide thousands of documents Republicans want related to the Russian Federation investiga...More..

UK's Labour opposition says it might back new Brexit vote
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

UK's Labour opposition says it might back new Brexit vote

In the published motion which the Labour conference will debate later on Tuesday, the party again set out is position on Brexit - it wants full participation in the EU's single market after Brexit and will ...More..

Trashed by Trump, UN court is asked to investigate Venezuela
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trashed by Trump, UN court is asked to investigate Venezuela

The Venezuelan leader dared U.S. The U.S. president may deride it, but other countries are pinning hopes on the International Criminal Court to tackle one of today's deepest crises: Six nations took the unpre...More..

Kavanaugh accuser Ford offers Senate 4 people who corroborate assault claims
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Kavanaugh accuser Ford offers Senate 4 people who corroborate assault claims

Another woman, Deborah Ramirez , has accused him of sexual misconduct when she and Kavanaugh were students at Yale University. He and one of the accusers, Christine Blasey Ford , will give evidence publ...More..

Trump accuses China of election 'meddling' against him
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump accuses China of election 'meddling' against him

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as he chairs a meeting of the United Nations Security Council held during the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. He showcased his decisions to e...More..

Netanyahu says Israel to keep fighting Iran in Syria, coordinating with Russian Federation
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Netanyahu says Israel to keep fighting Iran in Syria, coordinating with Russian Federation

Earlier in the war, Russian Federation suspended a supply of S-300, which Israel feared Syria could use against it. Russia , which entered the Syrian war in support of the government forces in 2015, has two ...More..