Theresa May rocked by 'no confidence' letter ahead of crucial conference speech

In a speech created to rally her party behind her following a conference riven by differences over Brexit, Mrs May warned that squabbling over the details of European Union withdrawal might mean "ending up with no Brexit at all". But she acknowledged... More..

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Russian Federation completes delivery of S-300 system to Syria

USA national security adviser John Bolton had said Russia's decision to deliver the S-300s would cause a "significant escalation" in Syria's civil war and had urged Moscow to reconsider. "We have not chan...More..

Volcano erupts on disaster-hit island of Sulawesi
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Volcano erupts on disaster-hit island of Sulawesi

More aid was being distributed, but "we still need more time to take care of all the problems", Nugroho said. The death toll in Indonesia's twin quake-tsunami disaster, which decimated parts of the central I...More..

Malaysia again questions Najib and Rosmah in 1MDB probe
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Malaysia again questions Najib and Rosmah in 1MDB probe

In Rosmah's last appearance a week ago, she was questioned for 13 hours. Speculation has been rife that Rosmah would be charged soon, and that she could face up to 20 criminal charges related to money launder...More..

Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony at rally in Mississippi
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony at rally in Mississippi

The primary season yielded record numbers of female candidates. In his warning, Trump echoed some of his allies. "A man's life is shattered". "I had one beer". He reiterated his earlier claims Tuesday that ...More..

Fan Bingbing Faces $70M Fine For Tax Evasion, Chinese Government Says
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Fan Bingbing Faces $70M Fine For Tax Evasion, Chinese Government Says

The official Xinhua News Agency's announcement on Wednesday ended months of speculation over the fate of the actress since she disappeared from public view in June amid reports she was being investigated f...More..

Boris Johnson calls on prime minister to ‘chuck Chequers’
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Boris Johnson calls on prime minister to ‘chuck Chequers’

But hundreds of activists were. She hit out at the former Foreign Secretary just hours after he received a rapturous reception from almost 1,500 activists at the Conservative conference when he called on he...More..

'It's a very scary time for young men in America'
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

'It's a very scary time for young men in America'

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the Judiciary Committee's top Democrat, said a Friday vote on Kavanaugh would not give senators enough time to evaluate the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe. ABC News reported t...More..

NY state launches probe into Trump's taxes after bombshell report
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

NY state launches probe into Trump's taxes after bombshell report

The paper also said that the Trumps paid just $52.2 million in tax on wealth of more than $1 billion which was transferred to their children - the equivalent of a tax rate of around five per cent. "Presiden...More..

Palestinians, Arab Israelis strike to protest Israel's nation-state law
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Palestinians, Arab Israelis strike to protest Israel's nation-state law

A Palestinian man walks past a closed bank during a general strike in support of an Israeli-Arab protest against Israel's Nation State Law, in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip October 1, 2018 . For his...More..

by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Donald Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford's Testimony At Mississippi Rally

The three-decade-old accusation facing Mr Kavanaugh is not only false, they argue, but an example of the MeToo movement gone too far in its call to believe the women - and not the men. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and...More..

China cancels security talks with United States
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

China cancels security talks with United States

China and the United States also are locked in a spiraling trade war that has seen each side level increasingly severe rounds of tariffs on the other's imports. China also protested a recent mission by nuclear...More..

More confirmed dead in Indonesia quake tragedy
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

More confirmed dead in Indonesia quake tragedy

The confirmed death toll of 844 is expected to rise as authorities reach areas that were cut off by the disaster. Kasman Lassa, the town's administrative leader, gave residents permission to help themselves t...More..

'Dairy Was a Deal-Breaker' in Writing NAFTA's Successor, Says President
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

'Dairy Was a Deal-Breaker' in Writing NAFTA's Successor, Says President

President Donald Trump . "We look forward to further deepening our close economic ties when this new agreement enters into force". Previously, Canadians buying online from the USA could only purchase up to $...More..

Melania Trump opens Africa tour with a wave and baby in arms
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Melania Trump opens Africa tour with a wave and baby in arms

Trump said the first ladies exchanged gifts: a White House tray in a signed leather case for Akufo-Addo and Kente cloth and traditional artifacts for Mrs. With the Africa visit, the first lady aims to take " Be...More..

Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Ford at Rally: ‘I Had One Beer!’
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Ford at Rally: ‘I Had One Beer!’

Heitkamp, meanwhile, noted that Trump himself called for a "broader" FBI investigation into the allegations. The FBI is expected to interview Judge Kavanaugh and some of the women who have accused him o...More..

Trump ‘participated in outright fraud and dubious tax schemes in 1990s’
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Trump ‘participated in outright fraud and dubious tax schemes in 1990s’

Trump was earning $200,000 a year in today's dollars from his father's empire", the Times said. The Times' documentation and reporting has not been corroborated by CBS News. Trump has previously claimed he ...More..

Eastern Iowa dairy farmers react to replacement NAFTA deal
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Eastern Iowa dairy farmers react to replacement NAFTA deal

Trump's tariffs, imposed under national security concerns via Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act, have been met with retaliatory tariffs from Mexico and Canada, which will likely remain in place on select A...More..

'This is a very scary time for young men in America'
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

'This is a very scary time for young men in America'

Mr Judge has not appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee, but said in a statement: "I do not recall the party described in Dr Ford's letter". The new inquiry has delayed a final vote on Judge Kavanaugh...More..

Mississippi Police Officers Killed In Shooting; Suspect In Custody
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Mississippi Police Officers Killed In Shooting; Suspect In Custody

They say the officers were transported to Kings Daughter's Medical Center where they were pronounced dead. The suspect was taken for treatment to a hospital in Jackson. A suspect was wounded and was taken into ...More..

Horse causes panic after galloping through a bar in France
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Horse causes panic after galloping through a bar in France

According to Ouest-France, the horse's trainer Jean-Marie Beguignem had lost control of the animal, which apparently has a reputation for running away, as he led her to the racecourse. Customers can be seen lea...More..

Iran Fires Missiles At Militants In Syria Over Military Parade Attack
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Iran Fires Missiles At Militants In Syria Over Military Parade Attack

The report specified the missile launches came in retalliation to the Ahwaz attack, which killed at least 24 people - including members of the Revolutionary Guard - and wounded more than 60. The Islamic State ...More..

'Ricin poison' packages sent to Pentagon
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

'Ricin poison' packages sent to Pentagon

A suspicious substance was found on Monday in two envelopes sent to the Pentagon, officials said Tuesday. He said the packages had been found Monday at a delivery facility that is on the Pentagon grounds but no...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Putin and Xi Outrank Trump in Global Confidence Poll

Since taking office in January 2017, Trump has pulled the United States out of global agreements such as the Paris accord to combat climate change and the deal to curb Iran's nuclear program, cultivated relatio...More..

Back Chequers for a real Brexit dividend, says Philip Hammond
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Back Chequers for a real Brexit dividend, says Philip Hammond

Several backbench MPs also joined former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage, a leading Brexit campaigner, at a rally here on Sunday, demanding May "chuck" her plan. "It is unsafe and unstable - ...More..

Jeff Flake was 'troubled' by Kavanaugh's 'tone' at sexual assault allegations hearing
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Jeff Flake was 'troubled' by Kavanaugh's 'tone' at sexual assault allegations hearing

Ernst is among six Republican women in the Senate. "The one thing I want is speed". Dianne Feinstein of California, have called for the White House to back up its assurances about the FBI investigation by rev...More..

Macedonian name deal referendum fails; what's next - English
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Macedonian name deal referendum fails; what's next - English

The Greek government said on Monday the opportunity to solve a dispute over the name of Macedonia must not be wasted, a day after a referendum showed backing for a deal on the issue but failed to achieve the ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Harvard Cancels Supreme Court Class After Kavanaugh Backs Out From Teaching it

Bolton quotes another unnamed Democratic senator who admitted that "there's widespread disbelief in the caucus that Kavanaugh is holding on". Trump made the comments amid criticism from some of Kavanaugh's ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

President Trump touts 'historic' USMCA

The U.S. -Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement if the three countries' legislatures approve it, was finalized late Sunday after a long negotiating process ...More..

Trump Administration: No More Visas for Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Trump Administration: No More Visas for Same-Sex Partners of Foreign Diplomats

As of Monday, regardless of their home country's laws or customs, the administration has also started taking the extraordinary step of ordering any unmarried partners to exit the USA if they don't marry by the ...More..