• Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

As a result, Democrats - unable to block the nominee unless they lure some Republican senators to their side - have stressed the high stakes of the president's decision as they prepare for the confirmation battle ahead. #Breaking : President Trump is nominating Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the Supreme Court. Hardiman went to Notre Dame and G...

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  • About 20 injured in South Africa charter plane crash
About 20 injured in South Africa charter plane crash

Images from the site showed the plane broken into several pieces as paramedics helped survivors out of the aircraft and treated patients at the scene as firefighters tackled smoking wreckage. The plane crash near Moloto Road which runs alongside Wonderboom airport but it remains unclear what caused the crash or what type of aircraft it is.

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  • President Trump, you need North Atlantic Treaty Organisation more than ever
President Trump, you need North Atlantic Treaty Organisation more than ever

Johnson's resignation on Monday came only hours after Brexit minister David Davis also quit May's government in protest at her plan for leaving the European Union . Backing away from United States global responsibilities, shared with other countries, would require not just that Trump use the powers conferred on the presidency.

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  • Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Essential facts about Trump's Supreme Court nominee
Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Essential facts about Trump's Supreme Court nominee

But the president in recent days seemed to narrow his shortlist for the court down to two other appellate judges, Brett Kavanaugh and Thomas Hardiman . The millions of documents can be requested by Senate Democrats and would take time for the National Archives, the federal court system and other stake holders to compile, meaning a confirmation ...

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  • Brexit latest: Allies rally round Theresa May following Boris Johnson bombshell
Brexit latest: Allies rally round Theresa May following Boris Johnson bombshell

Later, he told the BBC the United Kingdom was giving "too much away, too easily" in negotiations with the EU. With Johnson's resignation , a noisy rebellion among the ranks could gather steam. He said in his letter that May's plan to keep close economic ties with the bloc mean the United Kingdom was heading for a "semi-Brexit" that would le...

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  • Cabinet crisis in UK: What future for Theresa May?
Cabinet crisis in UK: What future for Theresa May?

But should they ultimately do so, the prime minister also looked to have enough support to survive. Johnson had previously served as mayor of London and a lawmaker. "I've listened to every possible idea and every possible version of Brexit". In her Commons statement , May urged the European Union to take her proposal seriously.

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  • United States 'won't have a better ally' than EU — European Council President
United States 'won't have a better ally' than EU — European Council President

This is a potent narrative. After all, NATO's main mission is to protect member states against outside threats, and right now one of those biggest threats is Putin's Russian Federation. It's too late to do anything about those facts. Last years' visit to Brussels also produced the famous mano a mano handshake between Trump and French President ...

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  • United Kingdom police hunt nerve agent container after woman dies
United Kingdom police hunt nerve agent container after woman dies

May also said her "thoughts and condolences" go to Sturgess' family and loved ones. Both the Russian Embassy to the United Kingdom and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs are rejecting United Kingdom government officials' claims blaming them for the Sunday death of 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess .

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  • WhatsApp launches advertising campaign in India to fight spread of fake news
WhatsApp launches advertising campaign in India to fight spread of fake news

The instant messenger has said that users will now get to know if a shared message has been typed or forwarded and existing group admins will be able to get demoted to a member with limited rights. The feature can help users to detect whether a sent or received link is trustworthy. More than 25 people have been killed in India in recent months ...

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  • Fewer than half of child-parent reunions will meet deadline: ACLU
Fewer than half of child-parent reunions will meet deadline: ACLU

Bush , set a 14-day deadline to reunite children under 5 with their parents and a 30-day deadline for older children. Afterwards, the ACLU expanded its suit on behalf of the other parents and children the government planned to imminently separate.

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  • England fans celebrate World Cup win over Sweden at IKEA
England fans celebrate World Cup win over Sweden at IKEA

I thought we would but we never have. Dele Alli has not suffered any recurrence of his thigh problem but Southgate compared the dressing room after Tuesday's match to a scene from M.A.S.H and the England manager knows from experience that, at this stage of the competition, there is a danger of players declaring themselves fit when they are ...

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  • Kavanaugh for the Court
Kavanaugh for the Court

Trump is said to have apparently lost interest in Kethledge . "President Trump is now a subject of an ongoing criminal investigation, and any nomination of a Supreme Court justice while that investigation continues is unacceptable because of the clear conflict of interest inherent in the President installing someone who could be the deciding...

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  • Washington insider Kavanaugh boasts conservative credentials
Washington insider Kavanaugh boasts conservative credentials

Now, he is President Donald Trump's nominee to become a Supreme Court justice. Brett Kavanaugh , the consummate Washington insider picked by President Donald Trump on Monday for a lifetime seat on the U.S. Kennedy, 81, announced on June 27 plans to retire after three decades on the court, effective on July 31. Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heid...

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  • Trump suggests China might be interfering in North Korea talks
Trump suggests China might be interfering in North Korea talks

But he tweeted , "Hope Not!" U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to members of the media following two days of meetings with Kim Yong Chol, a North Korean senior ruling party official and former intelligence chief, before boarding his plane in Pyongyang, North Korea , Saturday, July 7, 2018, to Japan.

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  • One death as helicopter crashes near William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
One death as helicopter crashes near William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va.

As of 9pm search and rescue efforts are still underway, but at least one fatality has been confirmed. State Police say the confirmed fatality inside the residence is not the pilot of the helicopter. Several apparent parts from the helicopter were laid on a red tarp on the lawn in front of the damaged building and were briefly examined by investigat...

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  • Trump blasts 'failing NY Times' over report on 'opposition' to breastfeeding measure
Trump blasts 'failing NY Times' over report on 'opposition' to breastfeeding measure

US President Donald Trump has previously expressed repugnance at the act of breastfeeding. According to the Times report on Sunday based on interviews with dozens of meeting participants, USA negotiations in Geneva objected to the resolution encouraging breastfeeding around the world and allegedly resorted to intimidation tactics to bully oth...

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  • Kane: Why England is the team to beat in Russian Federation
Kane: Why England is the team to beat in Russian Federation

It's all a far cry from two years ago when Kane was in the England side humiliated by Iceland at the Euros. Speaking to reporters in the aftermath of the 2-0 win against Sweden in the quarter-finals, Kane said: "It's wonderful to meet any heroes from '66 and it gives you so much inspiration , obviously it's been a long time since England h...

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  • British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns

But it soon began to unravel, when Davis resigned late on Sunday and launched a no-holds-barred attack on her plan, calling it "dangerous" and one which would give "too much away, too easily" to European Union negotiators, who would simply ask for more.

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  • Russia salutes 'heroes' after Croatia ends World Cup dream
Russia salutes 'heroes' after Croatia ends World Cup dream

The hosts are underdogs against a Croatia side that beat Nigeria, Argentina and Iceland in the group stages before overcoming Denmark on penalties in the round of 16. "I'm really happy that we made it to the quarters for the first time in history", said Artyom Osadchy, a student. Reuters quoted student Artyom Osadchy as saying: "It was a grea...

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  • Republicans Optimistic Senate Will Confirm Any of Trump's Supreme Court Picks
Republicans Optimistic Senate Will Confirm Any of Trump's Supreme Court Picks

In anticipation of Trump filling the vacancy left by the retiring Anthony Kennedy - widely considered to be the court's "swing vote" - with a judge thought to have more conservative bona fides, many outside advocacy groups are already bracing for what will likely be a contentious confirmation battle.

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  • Egypt jails tourist for Facebook post
Egypt jails tourist for Facebook post

Al-Mazbouh posted a video on her Facebook account recounting a verbal sexual harassment incident she experienced while on vacation in Cairo. He said she also suffers from depression. A Lebanese woman was jailed for eight years in Egypt on Saturday for "harming" its people, a judicial source said, after she claimed in a video to have been sexually...

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  • Police arrest principal, 5 others in rape of student
Police arrest principal, 5 others in rape of student

Mr Rai said: 'The complaint points out that (the accused) blackmailed and repeatedly raped the girl. He said the girl finally complained to the school principal, who instead of looking into the allegations, also sexually exploited her. Four students of the school, who were also allegedly involved in the incident, were sent to the remand home as t...

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  • Rudy Giuliani blasts Mueller's team and bets on anti-Trump texts
Rudy Giuliani blasts Mueller's team and bets on anti-Trump texts

The sources made it clear that, in his interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC two weeks ago, Cohen carefully chose the areas to distinguish himself from the President: First, one source said , "why did (Cohen) say I respect the Federal Bureau of Investigation?.

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  • Take a selfie with God and I will resign: President Rodrigo Duterte
Take a selfie with God and I will resign: President Rodrigo Duterte

Roque said he met with around 18 bishops on Sunday evening in a dinner hosted by former President and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at her home. Amid his controversial statements on God, President Rodrigo Duterte said he stopped being a Catholic because of a "terrible" incident - when he allegedly suffered sexual abuse at the hands of...

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  • Graham blames China for North Korea's condemnation of U.S. talks
Graham blames China for North Korea's condemnation of U.S. talks

Speaking at a news conference in Tokyo with his Japanese and South Korean Pompeo responded directly to North Korea's Foreign Ministry's comment, after his two-day trip to Pyongyang , that the US employed a "unilateral and gangster-like demand for denuclearization ".

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