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Heavy rains, flooding still expected with Tropical Storm Kirk

Heavy rains, flooding still expected with Tropical Storm Kirk Now however, the governments of Barbados and St. Lucia have issued a tropical storm warning for people there. It is moving west near 18 miles per hour and is forecast to continue to track west to west-northwest through Friday night, approaching Barbados and the northern Windward Islands on Thursday afternoon and the eastern Caribbean Sea on Friday morning. [Full Article...]

How did Rachel Mitchell end up with Christine Blasey Ford’s WhatsApp messages?

How did Rachel Mitchell end up with Christine Blasey Ford’s WhatsApp messages? Mitchell is expected to question both Kavanaugh and Ford, who are both set to testify in the hearing on Thursday. The 11 powerful men sat behind the woman, not willing to ask the hard questions. Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) likewise praised Ford for "courage". "I just wanted to tell you, the first thing that struck me from your statement this morning was that you're terrified, and I jus... [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh-Christine Blasey Ford Testify in Hearing

Brett Kavanaugh-Christine Blasey Ford Testify in Hearing Mitchell's questions steered clear of the details of the alleged assault and focused at times on whether Ford was coordinating with Kavanaugh opponents. However, Ford said she saw his name on a list of potential nominees and thought it was her civic duty to give information, so she sent a message to her Congressional representative and an encrypted message to the Washington Post's tip line. [Full Article...]

100% sure Kavanaugh assaulted me: Christine Blasey Ford

100% sure Kavanaugh assaulted me: Christine Blasey Ford She said her most powerful memory was "the uproarious laughter between the two, and them having fun at my expense". "When they left the bar (under the influence of alcohol) they were all shocked when Brett Kavanaugh shoved her friend up against the wall very aggressively and sexually". [Full Article...]

Passengers safe after Air Niugini flight crashes into sea in Micronesia

Passengers safe after Air Niugini flight crashes into sea in Micronesia Videos posted on social media show dozens of people in boats around the wreckage. Fortunately, all people on the plane were rescued after the crash and no one sustained any serious injury. "It's really fortunate that we didn't have any fatalities", said Glenn Harris, a government aviation security inspector for the Federated States of Micronesia. [Full Article...]

New allegations against US Supreme Court nominee

New allegations against US Supreme Court nominee In her statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Swetnick said Kavanaugh was present at a high school party around 1982 where she was the victim of a "gang" rape . Avenatti is demanding that the FBI launch an investigation into Swetnick's allegations, adding that "under no circumstances should Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed absent a full and complete investigation". [Full Article...]

Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh

Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh Ahead of Thursday's hearing , at least four Republican governors spoke out, three of whom called for delaying or forgoing the Senate's vote to confirm Kavanaugh altogether. On his message for young men, Mr Trump said: "It's a very unsafe period in our country, and it's being perpetrated by some very evil people". Even Mr Trump, who fiercely defends his nominee, said he would be watching and w... [Full Article...]

Trump may put off meeting Rosenstein, would 'prefer' him to stay

Trump may put off meeting Rosenstein, would 'prefer' him to stay President, are you planning to fire Rod Rosenstein? ". Trump, during a wide-ranging news conference following a gathering of the United Nations General Assembly, also told reporters that he may delay a scheduled Thursday meeting with Rosenstein to discuss his tenure so as not to interfere with a Senate hearing where Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is slated to confront allegations of ... [Full Article...]

Trump wants 'restoration of Venezuela democracy', sanctions officials

Trump wants 'restoration of Venezuela democracy', sanctions officials The sanctions came Tuesday as President Trump was set to address the United Nations General Assembly. In particular, Maduro reiterated his claim that the us and Colombia were behind the August 4 explosion of a drone at a military parade in Caracas where he was speaking. [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Kavanaugh in Wake of Additional Allegations

He added: "It's possible that I'll hear that and I'll say I'm changing my mind". "It's happened to me many times ". Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. But Republicans have resolutely rejected reopening Mr. Kavanaugh's FBI background investigation. "They're obstructionists. They're actually con artists", Trump said, accu... [Full Article...]

Stranded navy commander rescued from Indian Ocean

Stranded navy commander rescued from Indian Ocean The Australian, Indian and French navies have dispatched vessels to rescue the sailor , however they are unlikely to reach him before tomorrow due to poor weather conditions. Before the accident, Tomy was in the third position among 11 global participants and had sailed over 10,500 nautical miles since the race began on July 1. [Full Article...]

Senate Judiciary Committee Reschedules Kavanaugh Vote for Friday Morning

Senate Judiciary Committee Reschedules Kavanaugh Vote for Friday Morning But the claims have raised doubts about his confirmation and have also drawn comparisons to the sexual harassment controversy surrounding then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas in 1991. Kavanaugh denied he had any sexual contact with either Ramirez or Blasey Ford. "The goal is to de-politicize the process and get to the truth, instead of grandstanding and giving senators an opportunity to laun... [Full Article...]

Dissenting Justice Chandrachud ruled Aadhaar ‘unconstitutional’, called it ‘fraud’

Dissenting Justice Chandrachud ruled Aadhaar ‘unconstitutional’, called it ‘fraud’ The judgment has also struck down Sections 33 (2), 47 and 57 of the Act. Justice AK Sikri observed that Aadhaar is meant to help government benefits to reach marginalised sections of society. He added that the "mainstream should accept changes, one can understand the fringe being against Aadhaar". Government lawyers disputed claims that privacy was at stake, arguing that the data was kept in "... [Full Article...]

Trump calls allegations against his high court nominee a 'con game'

Trump calls allegations against his high court nominee a 'con game' Senior Senate Republicans said a vote in the full Senate could happen as early as next Tuesday. The big question: If the name of the female outside counsel the Republicans hired is being withheld from Dr. Sen. Lindsey Graham, a Republican from SC, said Ford should have her say, but that his mind is already made up. The Kavanaugh confirmation fight comes just weeks before November 6 congression... [Full Article...]

Green card clampdown planned for US immigrants on benefits

Green card clampdown planned for US immigrants on benefits US immigration laws already have provisions to limit the influx of people likely to be dependent on financial assistance programs. The rule comes on top of other Trump administration policies that have affected the lives of immigrants across the country, including the decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , the administration's " travel ban " restricting immigra... [Full Article...]

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly resigns

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein reportedly resigns And the White House reports that Trump, who's now in New York City for a United Nations gathering, spoke with Rosenstein Monday and will meet with him Thursday at the White House. In addition to dealing with the Mueller investigation, the White House is also struggling to win confirmation of its Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations. [Full Article...]

At UN, Trump calls for global action on drugs

At UN, Trump calls for global action on drugs Mr. Kim requested a second meeting with Mr. Trump in a letter this month, and Mr. Trump said, "we will be doing that". Shortly after Moon's North Korea trip, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he has invited his North Korean counterpart to NY for talks. [Full Article...]

Trade war: China pulls out of talks with the U.S. over tariffs

Trade war: China pulls out of talks with the U.S. over tariffs Beijing and Washington are locked in a festering trade war with both sides hitting each other's goods with tariffs worth billions. The four-page section in Sunday's Des Moines Register , which carried the label "paid for and prepared exclusively by China Daily, an official publication of the People's Republic of China", featured such articles as one outlining how the trade dispute is forc... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to send advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Shoigu said that "the situation has changed, and it's not our fault", adding that the supply of an S-300 would "calm down some hotheads" whose actions "pose a threat to our troops". Russia's stepped-up role in Syria enabled Assad's forces, which had been losing ground to the armed opposition, to gain the upper hand in the war and reclaim wide swaths of territory held by the opposition. [Full Article...]

Dallas police fire officer who killed Botham Jean in his apartment

Dallas police fire officer who killed Botham Jean in his apartment The news release said an internal affairs investigation concluded that Guyger "engaged in adverse conduct" when she fatally shot Jean at his South Side Flats apartment on the night of September 6. Guyger had been suspended without pay pending the outcome of the DPD investigation. Guyger was arrested on a preliminary charge of manslaughter days after the shooting. [Full Article...]


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