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Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade

Sen. Collins Unfazed by Leaked Kavanaugh Email on Roe v. Wade Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. Here's the truth behind what some saw as Zina Bash making a "white power" sign at the confirmation hearings of her former boss, Judge Brett Kavanaugh . One senator who seems highly unwilling to talk about the issue is Sen. As it turns out, Kavanaugh was emailed some of the information. Lee asks why Democrats would go to "such embarrassing"... [Full Article...]

People pay their respects on 9/11 anniversary

People pay their respects on 9/11 anniversary SHANKSVILLE, Pa. - Americans are commemorating the 17th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims. On Tuesday, Mr Trump was delivering remarks at newly inaugurated Tower of Voices memorial. The last moments of the flight and the conversations between passengers, crew members and the hijackers fighting in the cockpit we... [Full Article...]

ICC undeterred by John Bolton's threats

ICC undeterred by John Bolton's threats The Palestinians said they were undeterred from going to the ICC. PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat said in a statement before the official announcement that "the rights of the Palestinian people are not for sale". If the worldwide body doesn't listen, the Trump administration could ban ICC judges and prosecutors from entering the country. "We will not cooperate with the ICC". [Full Article...]

Aitzaz apologises to Sharif family after Kulsoom Nawazs demise

Aitzaz apologises to Sharif family after Kulsoom Nawazs demise Earlier this year, Ahsan had remarked that it was said that the Harley Street Clinic in London - where Begum Kulsoom was under treatment - was owned by the Sharifs. She underwent multiple surgeries and at least five chemotherapy sessions, but did not recover. According to media reports, she had been put on life support and a ventilator earlier in the day. [Full Article...]

Trump cancels planned November visit to Ireland

Scientists say those threats are the effect of something for which Trump has firmly rejected government planning: climate change. "The US side has cited scheduling reasons", he added. Mr Varadkar has previously said that there is a standing invitation for any USA president to come to Ireland as many have in the past. Confusing matters, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders claimed in a s... [Full Article...]

Turkey warns attack on Syria's Idlib would cause humanitarian disaster

Turkey warns attack on Syria's Idlib would cause humanitarian disaster Mark Lowcock, the UN's secretary-general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief, said that a major assault on opposition-held areas in northwest Syria could force 800,000 civilians to flee to the Turkish border and risked provoking the worst humanitarian catastrophe of the 21st century. [Full Article...]

Woodward on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'I Wouldn’t Have Used It'

Woodward on Anonymous NYT Op-Ed: 'I Wouldn’t Have Used It' If you want to accuse someone and have them tried for it, you have to say who you are. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tried to head off reporters' inquiries of Trump officials, tweeting that the questions should be aimed at the Times , which she said was "complicit in this deceitful act". [Full Article...]

1 dead, 4 injured after shooting at McDonald's near Auburn University

1 dead, 4 injured after shooting at McDonald's near Auburn University A 20-year-old man from Tuskekee, Ala., was found dead with apparent gunshot wounds, according to the Auburn Police Division. Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that "Auburn Police Officers were already in the immediate vicinity of the call dispersing a large crowd". [Full Article...]

Escalation in Basra, Setting Party Offices on Fire

Escalation in Basra, Setting Party Offices on Fire Protesters raise the Iraqi flag at the gate of the Iranian consulate building before storming and burning it in Basra. One protester succumbed to his wounds after being shot in the head by security forces with a smoke grenade the night before, bringing the death toll this week to eight people. [Full Article...]

India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling Adoption and inheritance is also considered to be legal for same-sex marriages. Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, who was among the five judges to strike down the law, said in his ruling that the government should have taken a categorical stand. [Full Article...]

ICC may exercise jurisdiction over alleged deportation of Rohingyas

ICC may exercise jurisdiction over alleged deportation of Rohingyas Although Myanmar is not a member of the Hague-based court, Bangladesh is, and the cross-border nature of deportation was sufficient for jurisdiction, the ICC said in Thursday's ruling. Its ruling means that the ICC's chief prosecutor can now open a preliminary investigation that could lead to a wider probe and eventually a trial. But the road to a tribunal will be long and complex, with China li... [Full Article...]

Plane crash kills 19 in South Sudan: regional official

Plane crash kills 19 in South Sudan: regional official Juba - At least 19 people died in South Sudan on Sunday when a small aircraft carrying passengers from capital Juba to the city of Yirol crashed, an official said. It follows a number of plane crashes in the war-torn country in recent years. The condition of the other survivors in today's crash is not yet known. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Trolls Barack Obama with Old Jimmy Kimmel Clip

Donald Trump Trolls Barack Obama with Old Jimmy Kimmel Clip Ahead of the midterm elections in November, Obama urged young people to cast their votes, "because our democracy depends on it". "It is always tempting for politicians, for their own gain, and for people in power, to try to see if they can divide people, scapegoat folks, turn them on each other because when that happens, you get gridlock and government doesn't work and people get cynical and the... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom indicts two Russian spies in Salisbury poisoning

United Kingdom indicts two Russian spies in Salisbury poisoning His comments to the BBC went further than the five-country statement and prime minister Theresa May who on Wednesday told lawmakers that the murder attempt was approved at a "senior level" of the Russian state. The attack sparked months of investigations by police officers and intelligence agencies. Officials announced charges against two alleged Russian Federation agents, Alexander Petrov and... [Full Article...]

I'll take lie-detector test over unsigned article, says Mike Pence

I'll take lie-detector test over unsigned article, says Mike Pence I know their character", Pence said in a taped interview aired Sunday by CBS' Face the Nation . The vice president says his aides are as dedicated as he is to advancing Trump's agenda. The Vice President added during an interview with Fox News Sunday that he would willingly take a lie detector test to prove he was not the article's author. [Full Article...]

Swedish election: Nationalists 'make gains' in early exit polls

Swedish election: Nationalists 'make gains' in early exit polls Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years amid growing anxiety over national identity and the effects of globalization and immigration following armed conflict in the Middle East and North Africa. The election will add to concerns in Brussels as the European Union enters campaign mode ahead of the European Parliament election in May, which could give more voic... [Full Article...]

Trump Officials Deny They Wrote New York Times Op-Ed

Trump Officials Deny They Wrote New York Times Op-Ed CNN is not aware of the identity of the individuals White House aides have zeroed in on. For instance, he wrote that Chief Economic Adviser Gary Cohn and White House staff secretary Rob Porter, before their ousters from the administration, stole documents off Trump's desk in the Oval Office so he couldn't sign them. [Full Article...]

North Korea to hold military parade to mark 70th anniversary

North Korea to hold military parade to mark 70th anniversary Add North Korea as an interest to stay up to date on the latest North Korea news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Kim, clad in a black Mao-style suit, reviewed the military parade from a balcony overlooking Kim Il-sung Square, the central Pyongyang area named after his grandfather and North Korea's founder. [Full Article...]

Mike Pence: No-one on my staff wrote Trump 'resistance' op-ed

Donald Trump's defenders, led by Vice President Mike Pence , were out in force on Sunday following a turbulent week capped by the publication of an anonymous New York Times opinion piece savaging the president. The piece, in the New York Times , said that Mr Trump's "erratic behaviour would be more concerning if it weren't for unsung heroes in and around the White House". [Full Article...]

Dallas Police officially identify off-duty officer who shot neighbor Thursday night

Dallas Police officially identify off-duty officer who shot neighbor Thursday night Police would not say whether the officer fired her weapon because she thought Jean was an intruder or for some other reason. Suspect Uvaldo Perez got out of a auto and became combative with Guyger and another officer, according to an affidavit filed in the case against Perez. [Full Article...]


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