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Oct 07 2018

Indonesia's quake, tsunami reaches 1,571, search mission extended

National disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in Jakarta on Wednesday afternoon that 519 of the bodies had been buried. The State Disaster Agency war...

Oct 07 2018

Pompeo to meet with Kim Jong Un on Sunday, State Department announces

Speaking before a meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in NY recently, Trump announced that himself and Kim will hold a second summit "in the not too distant f...

Oct 07 2018

Retired Supreme Court Justice Changes Mind on Kavanaugh

I feel his performance in the hearings ultimately changed my mind'. During the hearing, some of Kavanaugh's testimony appeared blatantly political - in one instance he ca...

Oct 05 2018

Pompeo to visit China amid high tensions

Friendly relations between the two countries have nosedived since Donald Trump became president in 2017. "The confrontation between the destroyer chinese and the USS D...

Oct 04 2018

Indonesia quake, tsunami: Toll rises to 1,234

Officials warned the death toll could rise into the thousands, as rescuers were still struggling to get into some of the hardest hit areas. Colonel Muhammad Thohir of t...

Oct 04 2018

'Russia standing by Iran's side as sanctions return'

Putin will then meet his Indian counterpart - President Ram Nath Kovind, at the Rashtrapati Bhawan. India has signaled it will ask Washington for a special waiver from ...

Oct 04 2018

United States pastor's lawyer to lodge appeal at top Turkey court

The Turkish President additionally famous that fluctuations within the Turkish nationwide foreign money didn't mirror financial actuality, and the financial system of Tur...

Oct 04 2018

Kavanaugh exits Harvard after students, in letter, ask for rescinding appointment

Catherine Claypoole, associate dean and dean for academic and faculty affairs at the law school, told students the news in an email sent on Monday night. Kavanaugh's angr...

Oct 04 2018

Brett Kavanaugh filibuster vote set for Friday

Senators delayed a vote on Kavanaugh so the FBI could conduct a background investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct against him. It's gotten so bad tha...

Oct 04 2018

White House defends Trump after he mocks Kavanaugh sex assault accuser

A showdown rollcall over confirmation seemed likely over the weekend. Controversy surrounding the Kavanaugh nomination ahead of November mid-term elections, in which Re...

Oct 03 2018

These three undecided Republicans will decide if Kavanaugh gets on Supreme Court

Flake is a key GOP vote in the confirmation battle, and while he said last week he would vote to confirm Kavanaugh, he also called for an expanded FBI investigation t...

Oct 03 2018

Refraining from drinking one of my only good traits: Donald Trump

President Donald Trump on Tuesday afternoon suggested it would "not be acceptable" if his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were found to have lied to Congress. S...

Oct 03 2018

Boris Johnson calls May's Brexit plan a 'cheat'

To standing ovations, cheers and laughter, Johnson, May's most powerful critic in her governing party, said her so-called Chequers plan to leave the European Union was ...

Oct 02 2018

Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

Since 2009, heterosexual domestic partners have not been able to get visas. However, in many situations registering a marriage could put same-sex couples at risk in a way...

Oct 02 2018

Some Democrats Questioning Kavanaugh Are ‘Not Angels,’ Media Is ‘Loco’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate, made up of 51 Republicans and 49 Democrats , will be "voting this week" on advancing the Kavanaugh nominati...

Oct 02 2018

Trade deal returns United States to ‘manufacturing powerhouse’

Central to the discussions Sunday was an effort to secure some sort of assurance that would allow Canada to avoid the dreaded Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum, a...

Oct 02 2018

Jeff Flake calls for ending 'destructive partisan tribalism' in New Hampshire

They forced the White House to open a supplemental background investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against the judge. "The harsh fact of the matter is that we...

Oct 02 2018

S. Korea believes North begins demining at DMZ

North Korea is thought to have placed 800,000 to one million landmines on the north side. In the "Arrow Head Hill", where some of the fiercest battles during the Korea...

Oct 01 2018

See Lindsey Graham scorch Democrats

Mr. Graham said the way Democrats have deployed Ms. Blasey Ford's accusations made her as much a victim as Judge Kavanaugh . "If we legitimize this, God help us all,...

Oct 01 2018

Pinoys safe after Air Niugini flight crashes into sea

Passengers and crew were taken to the hospital for checks and no serious injuries were reported. The Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 plane hit the water while trying to land...