First Lady Melania Trump Arrives in Ghana on Solo International Trip

The " Be Best " initiative was launched earlier this year to focus on overall child well-being with an emphasis on opioid addiction and online behaviour. The US first lady touched down mid-morning on Tuesday in Ghana's capital, Accra, where she was g... More..

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Outside of Graham's office Friday, protestors support FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegations
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Outside of Graham's office Friday, protestors support FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegations

Graham declared, "To my Republican colleagues: if you vote 'no, ' you're legitimizing the most despicable thing I've seen in my time in politics". "And as a prosecutor, you couldn't get out of the batter's bo...More..

Police shooting of Apple manager in India sparks call for reform
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Police shooting of Apple manager in India sparks call for reform

Two police constables on motor-bike patrol early on Saturday morning stopped the vehicle of mid-level Apple sales manager, Vivek Tiwari , who was returning from an iPhone store launch with another Apple empl...More..

Trump Tells ABC Reporter 'You Weren't Thinking'
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Trump Tells ABC Reporter 'You Weren't Thinking'

After opening the presser up to questions , Trump called on Cecilia Vega of ABC News , who he made a decision to insult before she even got her question out. In the same press conference, he shut down anoth...More..

FBI interviews Mark Judge as part of Kavanaugh investigation
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

FBI interviews Mark Judge as part of Kavanaugh investigation

After her testimony, Flake released a statement Friday morning, saying he meant to vote to confirm Kavanaugh . If the attack happened when Ford was in her late teens (1984-1986), as her therapist's notes a...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

N.C. State professor offers statement to Federal Bureau of Investigation on former friend, Kavanaugh

The White House insisted it was not "micromanaging" the new one-week review of Mr Kavanaugh's background, but some Democratic lawmakers claimed the White House was keeping investigators from interviewing ce...More..

Chinese warship's 'unsafe' encounter with United States vessel
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Chinese warship's 'unsafe' encounter with United States vessel

The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur operates in the South China Sea in October 2016. Per CNN , the American destroyer USS Decatur was aggressively approached by a Chinese warship while conducting wh...More..

Dairy farmers slam new trade deal
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Dairy farmers slam new trade deal

It gives USA farmers easier access to the Canadian dairy market. The $1.2 trillion trade agreement replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement, which Trump vowed to repeal during his presidential campaig...More..

Turkey's Erdogan vows to eliminate terror threat in Iraq’s north
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Turkey's Erdogan vows to eliminate terror threat in Iraq’s north

Aiming to improve political and economic relations with Berlin, Erdogan paid a three-day high-profile state visit to Germany on September 27-29. Chancellor Angela Merkel said after meeting Erdogan on Fr...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

BC wine and dairy industries anxious about future under USMCA

He is joined by Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard and Economy Minister Graciela Marquez. The terms reached between the USA and Mexico on higher wage thresholds will also be positive for Canadian produc...More..

Kavanaugh Questioned After 1985 Bar Fight, No Charges Filed
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Kavanaugh Questioned After 1985 Bar Fight, No Charges Filed

Kavanaugh was called back to testify about claims by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford , who has accused him of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland. ...More..

Awaiting Trump: At the Wheeling-Ohio County Airport
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Awaiting Trump: At the Wheeling-Ohio County Airport

They're willing to throw away every standard of decency, justice, fairness and due process to get their way. "They don't care who they hurt, who they have to run over to get power". Kavanaugh's testimony on Thu...More..

Iraqi model shot dead in Baghdad, in the latest murder of women
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Iraqi model shot dead in Baghdad, in the latest murder of women

Iraq's Interior Ministry announced it started "an urgent investigation to know the circumstances" of Fares' death. She was shot three times at the wheel of her Porsche convertible while driving in central ...More..

Scale of Indonesian quake disaster slowly emerges
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Scale of Indonesian quake disaster slowly emerges

Hundreds of people had gathered for a festival on Palu's beach when the water surged. The deaths include 34 children who were at a Christian study camp. Numerous aftershocks have strained survivors alread...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

White House Gives FBI More Freedom in Kavanaugh Probe

Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh . His remarks came amid questions about whether Republicans want to limit the scope of the FBI's investigation into allegations of sexual assault that have b...More..

Netanyahu says will look at U.S. peace plan with 'an open mind'
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Netanyahu says will look at U.S. peace plan with 'an open mind'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected on Friday the accusations of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about an alleged nuclear secret installation of his country. As for the Middle East ...More..

Outrage Grows As Omissions From Kavanaugh Probe Become Apparent
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Outrage Grows As Omissions From Kavanaugh Probe Become Apparent

But he said it's fine with him if the FBI wants to pursue accusations made by three women who have come forward even as he has left the scope of the investigation to Senate Republicans. Earlier on Friday,...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Donald Trumps heralds 'new dawn' with trade deal

The rewrite "will result in freer markets, fairer trade and robust economic growth in our region ", according to a joint statement from US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canada's Foreign Affairs...More..

South, North Korea Begin Removing Landmines from Border
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

South, North Korea Begin Removing Landmines from Border

The troops began removing mines on the southern part of the two sites. In November a year ago, a North Korean soldier was shot and injured by his own military as he crossed to the South Korean side of the J...More..

Brett Kavanaugh was aggressive when drunk, says second Yale classmate Charles Ludington
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh was aggressive when drunk, says second Yale classmate Charles Ludington

Hirono said she found Kavanaugh's statement alleging the Democrats had conspired against his nomination "astounding", adding that the judge had not ascribed any political motives to Ford. "It's meant ...More..

New NAFTA deal reached, according to multiple sources
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

New NAFTA deal reached, according to multiple sources

But the president noted that the deal would need to be ratified by Congress, a step that could be complicated by the outcome of the fall congressional elections. But it keeps a NAFTA dispute-resolution proces...More..

Trump Insults ABC Reporter, Saying She ‘Never’ Thinks
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Trump Insults ABC Reporter, Saying She ‘Never’ Thinks

As Vega composed herself she apologetically said, "I'm not thinking Mr. President". "That's okay, I know you're not thinking", he said. Vega responded with " I'm sorry? " before calmly asking him about repo...More..

Judge green lights congressional Democrats' emoluments lawsuit against Trump
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Judge green lights congressional Democrats' emoluments lawsuit against Trump

Although the president has not asked Congress to approve any transactions his businesses have with foreign states, his attorneys have argued it's not necessary because the payments he receives through the hotel...More..

Jaw-Dropping Drone Videos Of Indonesian Tsunami
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Jaw-Dropping Drone Videos Of Indonesian Tsunami

Vice President Jusuf Kalla said the death toll could rise into the thousands. "The evacuation is not finished yet". "I just finished my shopping and went to the cashier, suddenly everything got dark and t...More..

Week Ahead: Kavanaugh FBI Investigation, NAFTA Deal And More
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Week Ahead: Kavanaugh FBI Investigation, NAFTA Deal And More

Several Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans have mocked Democrats' focus on Kavanaugh's drinking. "On many occasions I heard Brett slur his words and saw him staggering from alcohol consumption", Ludingt...More..

by | Monday, October 01, 2018

White House says it Won't 'Mircomanage' Kavanaugh Probe

Not really, no, as Rachel Mitchell explained in a detailed analysis she provided after the hearing to the Senate GOP caucus, The Arizona prosecutor laid out her case in a memo published earlier today by ...More..

Indonesia quake, tsunami: Rescue crews race to save survivors
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Indonesia quake, tsunami: Rescue crews race to save survivors

Indonesia , home to 260 million people, is one of the world's most disaster-prone nations. Hundreds of people gathered at the wrecked eight-storey Tatura Mall searching for loved ones. "Communication is limited...More..

Boris Johnson calls May's Chequers plan 'deranged' ahead of Conservative conference
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Boris Johnson calls May's Chequers plan 'deranged' ahead of Conservative conference

Prime Minister Theresa May's government has adopted a new strident tone in its dealings with the European Union , angered after what some saw as an ambush in Austria last month when several of the bloc's le...More..

Graham wants another investigation - into how Democrats handled Ford's accusations
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Graham wants another investigation - into how Democrats handled Ford's accusations

Kavanaugh has vehemently denied the allegations. "All I can tell you is it came from somebody who had a political motive". The senator added , "I find it offensive that if somebody defends themselves aga...More..

Syria demands immediate withdrawal of 'illegal' foreign troops
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Syria demands immediate withdrawal of 'illegal' foreign troops

A Syrian rebel group said Sunday that it would not pull back its fighters from front-line positions in the contested northwestern province of Idlib, where Russian Federation and Turkey recently agreed to set ...More..