Brett Kavanaugh: Key test vote on Supreme Court nominee passes

Susan Collins of ME declared Friday she will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination, all but ensuring that a deeply riven Senate will elevate the conservative jurist to the nation's highest court despite allegations that he sex... More..

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New USMCA trade agreement good for Mexico: minister
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

New USMCA trade agreement good for Mexico: minister

Pence's sharply worded address comes days before Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to visit China on a trip focused on nuclear diplomacy with North Korea - an area in which the United States still seeks ...More..

Interpol's President Is Reported Missing In China, Prompting Inquiry
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Interpol's President Is Reported Missing In China, Prompting Inquiry

The 64-year-old official, who is also a vice-minister at China's Ministry of Public Security, was "taken away" for questioning by discipline authorities "as soon as he landed in China" last week, the person sai...More..

'You're not thinking, you never do,' Donald Trump tells female reporter
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

'You're not thinking, you never do,' Donald Trump tells female reporter

Thank you, Mr. President", Vega replied. Trump sidestepped the question, admonishing Vega in the process for not sticking to the topic of the press conference, which was trade. So, where the U.S. president acc...More..

India, Russia likely to sign arms deal during Putin’s visit
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

India, Russia likely to sign arms deal during Putin’s visit

He called Russia's military relationship with India "traditional and long-standing". The US administration is required under a domestic law, Countering America's Adversaries through Sanctions Act or CAAT...More..

Who Talked To The FBI In The Kavanaugh Case - And Who Didn't?
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

Who Talked To The FBI In The Kavanaugh Case - And Who Didn't?

Blasey Ford, Judge Kavanaugh or witnesses identified by Deborah Ramirez raises serious concerns that this is not a credible investigation ", she said in a statement . Democrats wrote to Grassley challengi...More..

Melania Trump tours former slave trading fort in Ghana
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Melania Trump tours former slave trading fort in Ghana

Mrs. Trump told reporters on the trip "this is a very special place". Melania will hold a brief meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta . Numerous tweeters noticed the change in ...More..

Trump says Saudi king wouldn't last 2 weeks without USA support
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Trump says Saudi king wouldn't last 2 weeks without USA support

But I said 'King - we're protecting you - you might not be there for two weeks without us - you have to pay for your military, ' said Trump at a rally in Southaven, Mississippi, on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia and Rus...More..

Trump says it’s ‘a very scary time for young men in America’
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Trump says it’s ‘a very scary time for young men in America’

In a White House press conference, the USA president sought to excuse excessive drinking by teenagers, while going beyond Kavanaugh's own testimony on his past use of alcohol to the Senate Judiciary Committee ...More..

Mail Sent to Pentagon Tests Positive for Ricin
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Mail Sent to Pentagon Tests Positive for Ricin

The FBI issued a statement saying it has taken possession of two suspicious envelopes screened at the Pentagon mail facility and they are undergoing more testing. The agency did not say whether ricin was pres...More..

Schumer Responds to McConnell on Kavanaugh: 'He's the Master of Delay'
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Schumer Responds to McConnell on Kavanaugh: 'He's the Master of Delay'

Ernst told " CBS This Morning " Tuesday that based off of Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the "corroboration wasn't there" with the "witnesses she brought forward". 25, 2018 in Washingto...More..

Judge Says Democratic Lawmakers Can Sue Trump On Emoluments
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Judge Says Democratic Lawmakers Can Sue Trump On Emoluments

A federal judge in Maryland granted standing in July to the attorneys general of the District of Columbia and Maryland, in a suit focused on the hotel near the White House and citing both the foreign and domest...More..

Trump Decries ‘Trauma’ Done To Kavanaugh, Calls For ‘Comprehensive’ Investigation
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Trump Decries ‘Trauma’ Done To Kavanaugh, Calls For ‘Comprehensive’ Investigation

Senator Dianne Feinstein, the panel's top Democrat, wrote to White House counsel Donald McGahn and FBI Director Christopher Wray and asked that the committee be provided with a copy of the written directive t...More..

Boy attacked by shark while diving for lobsters in California
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Boy attacked by shark while diving for lobsters in California

The group applied pressure to the wounds while beachgoers called paramedics, who put the victim in a helicopter. The waters off about 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) of beach were ordered closed for 48 hours, and a ...More..

Lindsey Graham leads the counter-resistance to save Kavanaugh
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Lindsey Graham leads the counter-resistance to save Kavanaugh

He said that a almost 40-year-old allegation should not become the new standard for withholding a nomination and that Democrats strategically dropped the accusation just before the hearing. Graham's defenses of...More..

What is a Devil’s Triangle? Kavanaugh’s testimony inspires real-time Wikipedia edits
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

What is a Devil’s Triangle? Kavanaugh’s testimony inspires real-time Wikipedia edits

Heading into Brett Kavanaugh's Senate testimony about sexual assault allegations , which he denied , speculation swirled about a series of cryptic comments on his page in Georgetown Preparatory School's 1...More..

Scorching weekend on tap for Orlando; latest on Tropical Storm Kirk
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Scorching weekend on tap for Orlando; latest on Tropical Storm Kirk

Kirk was moving west-northwest at 14 miles per hour and had maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. Meanwhile, Hurricane Rosa weakened slightly off Mexico's Pacific Coast and had maximum sustained win...More..

FBI investigation chance to restore reputations
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

FBI investigation chance to restore reputations

Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee of Utah voted to advance Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to the full Senate on Friday as another GOP colleague, Jeff Flake of Arizona, successfully pushed for a one-week del...More..

Donald Trump praises ‘beautiful letters’ from Kim Jong
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Donald Trump praises ‘beautiful letters’ from Kim Jong

Kim expressed an openness to denuclearizing during a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae In last week, but indicated North Korea would only do so if the USA took undefined " corresponding measures ". ...More..

Mexico trade deal text to be released as focus remains on Canada
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Mexico trade deal text to be released as focus remains on Canada

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow (3rdR-standing) and Jesus Seade (R), Mexico's President-elect Obrador's representative in trade negotiations look on as President Trump announces the U.S. Despite a US-...More..

Everybody on plane survives crash landing in Pacific lagoon
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Everybody on plane survives crash landing in Pacific lagoon

A witness told the media the plane approached the airport "very low" before hitting the water. We don't really know what happened. people were rescued by boats - 36 passengers and 11 crew were all rescued, o...More..

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Hearing With Christine Blasey Ford - Watch The Livestream
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court Hearing With Christine Blasey Ford - Watch The Livestream

He and his friend shut her in a room and turned up the music to hide her protests as he assaulted her and covered her mouth to stifle her screams. Kavanaugh, in his testimony , is prepared to say that whil...More..

Tsunami sweeps away homes on Indonesian island of Sulawesi
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Tsunami sweeps away homes on Indonesian island of Sulawesi

Writing on his official Twitter account Friday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said that he was monitoring the situation and preparing for any post-earthquake eventualities. Other pictures showed major damage...More..

Julie Swetnick, Brett Kavanaugh accuser, gives first TV interview
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Julie Swetnick, Brett Kavanaugh accuser, gives first TV interview

On Thursday, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify on a sexual assault allegation by Christine Blasey Ford , who is also testifying. We also bel...More..

Republican Senators to Plough Ahead With Kavanaugh Vote: Reason Roundup - Hit & Run
by | Saturday, September 29, 2018

Republican Senators to Plough Ahead With Kavanaugh Vote: Reason Roundup - Hit & Run

On Thursday, Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , testified before the committee for hours over Ford's sexual misconduct allegations against the nominee. With Republicans in control of both the...More..