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Dozens arrested at Senate offices as Kavanaugh protests heat up

Dozens arrested at Senate offices as Kavanaugh protests heat up At least 44 students were arrested in Washington, Yale Law Students Demanding Better said . Details on another incident involving Kavanaugh may be coming from attorney Michael Avenatti who says he has a client with "information about misconduct by Kavanaugh in high school". [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez "willing to testify", attorney says

Brett Kavanaugh accuser Deborah Ramirez Now we have the most shocking allegation yet, courtesy of Michael Avenatti, known to the world as Stormy Daniels's lawyer. Sanders added, "The president has been clear: Let them (the women accusing Kavanaugh of misconduct) speak". In her declaration, Adela Gildo-Mazzon said Ford told her about the alleged assault during a June 2013 meal at a restaurant in Mountain View, California, and con... [Full Article...]

SC: Aadhaar not mandatory for schools, bank accounts

SC: Aadhaar not mandatory for schools, bank accounts The court also struck down a notification issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act that made Aadhaar mandatory for all e-kyc. Section 47 excluded the jurisdiction of courts under the Aadhaar Act and only authorised personnel could file complaints. [Full Article...]

USA using false accusations to intimidate, China says

USA using false accusations to intimidate, China says But the document also says cooperation is the only correct option for China and the United States . Barrick Gold Corp.'s stock rose more than 2 percent in premarket trading on the news it is buying Randgold, whose shares jumped more than 6 percent, to create the world's biggest gold miner. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Nominee: 'False' Assault Accusations Will Not Stop Him

Supreme Court Nominee: 'False' Assault Accusations Will Not Stop Him MARTIN: Kavanaugh and his first accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , will both testify separately in front of a congressional committee Thursday. "Oh gee, let's not make him a Supreme Court justice because of this", the president added in a sarcastic tone,  according to The New York Times . [Full Article...]

Here’s why the market is looking past the trade war

Here’s why the market is looking past the trade war There really are those around Trump (and elsewhere in Washington) who are encouraging his obsession with the American trade deficit with China for exactly that reason. Those places are most affected which depended on U.S. order books mainly. "This thing will last long". Despite these trade tensions, Kemmsies said the ultimate outcome is quite positive, noting how you don't get something good f... [Full Article...]

China protests over United States sanctions for buying Russian arms, warns of consequences

China protests over United States sanctions for buying Russian arms, warns of consequences The Chinese media is also reporting that the USA has ordered the state-run news agency Xinhua and the English language state broadcaster, China Global Television Network, to register themselves as foreign agents under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. [Full Article...]

Most of those behind Ahvaz terrorist attack arrested: intelligence chief

Most of those behind Ahvaz terrorist attack arrested: intelligence chief A deadly terrorist attack Saturday on a military parade in Ahvas, Iran, ratcheted up tensions between the country and its Arab neighbors, leading for calls of retribution even as confusion grew over responsibility for the violence. "We will kill them with a guerilla attack, inshallah". There has been a blizzard of furious statements from top Iranian officials, including President Hassan Rouh... [Full Article...]

Labour prepared to back second Brexit referendum

Labour prepared to back second Brexit referendum My understanding of what the discussion, certainly within my party has been all about, is: respect the referendum but the deal that comes back, if it's not acceptable to Parliament, we should have a general election or keep the option of a People's Vote on the deal on the table. [Full Article...]

Pompeo confident U.S. will win China trade war

Pompeo confident U.S. will win China trade war Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion in American goods were set to go into effect soon after, the finance ministry announced last week. It leaves Beijing hitting $110 billion worth of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had been expected to oversee the talks, which were called in hopes of easing tensions between the world's two largest economies, United States officials have said. [Full Article...]

Can Russia curb Israel's actions in Syria?

The incident was the deadliest case of friendly fire between Syria and its key backer Russian Federation since Moscow's game-changing 2015 military intervention. In a televised address, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the new system would provide " adequate retaliatory measures to increase the safety of Russian military fighting global terrorism in Syria". [Full Article...]

Dallas police officer who fatally shot neighbor in his apartment is fired

Dallas police officer who fatally shot neighbor in his apartment is fired In a statement , the department says she was sacked during a hearing Monday morning. Guyger earlier said she shot and killed Botham Shem Jean after she thought she was entering her own apartment, not realizing she was on the wrong floor of her building. [Full Article...]

Hannity to Trump: Don’t fire Rod Rosenstein

Hannity to Trump: Don’t fire Rod Rosenstein The 25th amendment provides for the removal of a president deemed unfit for office. Marie Harf added that some people in Washington could want to goad Trump into firing Rosenstein and setting off "some kind of constitutional crisis". The official, who spoke anonymously to Politico, called Rosenstein a "straight shooter" and said his repudiation of TheNYT's article was believable. "They're ... [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein on his way to White House expecting to be fired

Rod Rosenstein on his way to White House expecting to be fired Rosenstein has denied the reports . Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday (Sep 23) that U.S. officials should either support President Donald Trump or quit after a report that the Justice Department's Number Two discussed ways to remove Trump over mental incompetence. [Full Article...]

Trump claims China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US

Trump claims China rebuilt itself with money drained out of US One top Chinese official has warned darkly that the country could cut off exports of key components to USA manufacturers if tensions worsen. The two economies escalate a trade war on Tuesday after Beijing added 60 billion dollars of U.S. [Full Article...]

Rafale deal: French govt says not involved in choice of Indian partners

Rafale deal: French govt says not involved in choice of Indian partners Further Rafale manufacturer Dassault Aviation also made it clear that the partnership with Reliance was their own choice, in a press statement the aircraft manufacturer said, "This is Dassault Aviation's choice, as CEO Eric Trappier had explained in an interview published in MINT newspaper on April 17, 2018". [Full Article...]

Kerala Nun Rape Accused Franco Mulakkal To be Arrested

Kerala Nun Rape Accused Franco Mulakkal To be Arrested Mulakkal has called the whole scandal a conspiracy by those against the Church, and has won backing from his congregation at the Missionaries of Jesus Church. The statement has also said that the allegations against the bishop are completely baseless. "If the allegations are proved right, we are ready to boycott him". [Full Article...]

No meeting between foreign ministers in New York, India tells Pakistan

No meeting between foreign ministers in New York, India tells Pakistan The Modi government, which is facing the Congress-led opposition's charge of double standards on Pakistan , Friday evening called off foreign minister-level talks in NY next week, citing the " brutal killings " of Indian security personnel and the release of 20 postage stamps "glorifying a terrorist". [Full Article...]

Governor blames 'colonialism' for US's poor Puerto Rico hurricane response

Governor blames 'colonialism' for US's poor Puerto Rico hurricane response FILE - A man takes one of his 10 a day asthma treatments to help him breathe, inside his home still covered with a tarp a year after Hurricane Maria, in Naranjito, Puerto Rico, Sept. On Thursday, Ben Carson , secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, announced in San Juan that $1.5 billion was being released to Puerto Rico as part of the overall $ 20 billion pledged fo... [Full Article...]

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8 The province has a large ethnic Arab community, many of them Sunni, the Muslim denomination to which IS adheres and which is a minority in Shiite Iran. Iran has been deeply involved in the fight against IS in Iraq and has aided embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad in his country's long war. Meanwhile, Guard spokesman Gen. [Full Article...]


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