• Supreme Court dismisses plea challenging deportation of seven Rohingyas
Supreme Court dismisses plea challenging deportation of seven Rohingyas

Indian authorities handed the seven over to Myanmar officials at a border crossing in Moreh in Manipur state, a police officer said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to reporters. Achiume also raised concerns about their extended detention in India and India's failure to give the men adequate legal counsel. On Thursd...

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  • Utah Man Suspected of Mailing Ricin to Trump, Mattis Arrested
Utah Man Suspected of Mailing Ricin to Trump, Mattis Arrested

The arrest occurred a day after the Pentagon and Secret Service disclosed that a series of suspicious packages were detected earlier in the week that initial tests suggested contained ricin. Officials in the Defense and Justice Departments have declined to say whether the substance in the letters was toxic. That same year, a woman filed a prote...

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  • This is a Big Win for Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers
This is a Big Win for Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers

The deal announcement preceded a Monday event at a Duncan farm featuring Henk Schuurmans, of Elmira, Ont., a dairy farmer who has been travelling across the country to urge that this country's dairy sector remain Canadian. Taylor said the deal, dubbed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement ( USMCA ), is frustrating. She added, dairy farmers wi...

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  • New NAFTA deal could have impact on regional auto industry
New NAFTA deal could have impact on regional auto industry

Meanwhile, with a provisional text on the table, it remains to be seen whether the deal can run the gauntlet of stakeholders and legislators towards successful implementation. All counterparts of the three countries are expected to sign the deal by November-end. Congress was informed, which triggered the current 30-day window to provide USA lawma...

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  • Russian GRU agents 'caught hacking chemical weapons watchdog'
Russian GRU agents 'caught hacking chemical weapons watchdog'

The Dutch government said the Russians were later found with a vehicle full of electronic equipment in the auto park of a hotel close to the OPCW building. When leaving The Hague, the men took all the rubbish from their room in a further bid to cover their tracks. Canada on Thursday joined these countries in "identifying and exposing a series o...

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  • Harris: 'Inappropriate Is Not Descriptive Enough' For Trump Mocking Blasey Ford
Harris: 'Inappropriate Is Not Descriptive Enough' For Trump Mocking Blasey Ford

Fox News reported that the Senate Judiciary Committee should have the results of the FBI's investigation by Thursday morning . However, he isn't convinced that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was the person who committed the assault.

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  • Melania meets Ghana's first lady over tea during solo Africa trip
Melania meets Ghana's first lady over tea during solo Africa trip

The White House says the first lady's five-day visit to Africa will center on " maternal and newborn care in hospitals" and "education for children". "As a mother and as first lady, it concerns me that in today's fast-paced and ever-connected world, children can be less prepared to express or manage their emotions and oftentimes turn to forms of d...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation finishes report into sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh
Federal Bureau of Investigation finishes report into sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh

The Republican leader filed a motion setting up a Friday vote on whether to limit debate on Kavanaugh and move forward. Mr Flake said on United States television: "There's no time and no place for remarks like that, that discuss something this sensitive at a political rally".

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  • Death toll from Indonesia quake-tsunami rises over 1,200
Death toll from Indonesia quake-tsunami rises over 1,200

Four badly hit districts have a combined population of about 1.4 million. One prison in tsunami-struck Palu city - built to hold just 120 people - saw most of its 581 inmates storm past guards and escape to freedom through walls collapsed by the massive 7.5 magnitude shake.

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  • Vladimir Putin: Poisoned ex-spy Skripal betrayed Russian Federation
Vladimir Putin: Poisoned ex-spy Skripal betrayed Russian Federation

It follows reports that Skripal in recent years helped expose several Russian agents in European countries. Putin and Modi are expected to sign a joint statement on Friday, Ushakov said in Moscow . The 2014 collapse in oil prices along with Western sanctions over the Ukraine conflict plunged Russia's economy into a prolonged recession that sev...

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  • What The FBI Is Looking For In Its Brett Kavanaugh Investigation
What The FBI Is Looking For In Its Brett Kavanaugh Investigation

Flake, the Judiciary Committee member who pushed to delay the vote on Kavanaugh so the FBI could investigate, later told The Washington Post that Trump's comments would not factor into his thinking on the nomination. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said "the president was stating the facts" at a MS rally where he imitated Professor...

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  • Duke & Duchess of Sussex have made their First Official Visit to Sussex
Duke & Duchess of Sussex have made their First Official Visit to Sussex

The pair greeted an array of well-wishers in Sussex as they began their whistle-stop tour of the county; which the Duchess had yet to visit before this week. Meghan Markle might be the most impressive (and most watched!) woman out there right now. They will visit Survivors' Network, a charity that supports survivors of rape and sexual assault.

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  • Trump mocks Ford's claims about Kavanaugh at MS rally
Trump mocks Ford's claims about Kavanaugh at MS rally

Kavanaugh has denied Ford's allegations. The crowd laughed Tuesday in MS as Trump mimicked Ford's testimony that Kavanaugh clamped a hand over her mouth and groped her in a bedroom. If Espy wins, it could not only potentially help give Democrats control of the Senate - he would also be the first Democrat in MS to win a Senate election this m...

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  • Senate moderates criticise Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser
Senate moderates criticise Trump for mocking Kavanaugh accuser

Ford , a California psychology professor, told the Senate that she is "100%" certain Kavanaugh was her attacker. "Every single word Judge Kavanaugh has said has been picked apart". Fifty-nine percent said that Blasey Ford is honest, while 25 percent say she is not. Speaking Monday, the president said he will support whatever the Senate deci...

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  • UN court orders U.S. to lift some Iran sanctions
UN court orders U.S. to lift some Iran sanctions

The sanctions were imposed by United States president Donald Trump, after he pulled out of Tehran's nuclear deal. Pompeo called it a move that was "39 years overdue". Iran had lodged a complaint at the ICJ after the United States had laid down sanctions against it on May 8, 2017, and had termed the U.S. action as violative of the terms of a 1955 Tr...

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  • Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupts on tsunami-hit island
Indonesia's Mount Soputan erupts on tsunami-hit island

National disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho dismissed concerns that the volcano's eruption could affect planes transporting aid and supplies to the quake disaster areas. "There are lots of things happening related to evacuation, as aid and fuel are also coming in", he said, noting that 30 people remain buried under rubble at the Roa...

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  • Trump defends Kavanaugh, stumps for Hyde-Smith in Southaven
Trump defends Kavanaugh, stumps for Hyde-Smith in Southaven

In her emotional testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee last Thursday that was watched by more than 20 million Americans, Blasey Ford said she was "100 percent" sure Kavanaugh had attacked and attempted to rape her in the summer of 1982, when they were both high school students attending a party.

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  • Dancing Queen: Theresa May pokes fun at her limited dance moves
Dancing Queen: Theresa May pokes fun at her limited dance moves

However, Labour MP for Streatham Chuka Umunna wasn't a fan, saying: "I have just come out of a meeting to be told the PM danced on to the Tory party conference stage to give her speech to ABBA". Another added: "Her advisers must really have it in for her". May later said his speech made her "cross". The address received a massive standing ovation...

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  • Theresa May says Britain to stop favouring European Union workers after Brexit
Theresa May says Britain to stop favouring European Union workers after Brexit

In a message to voters tired of belt-tightening, the PM said: "Because you made sacrifices, there are better days ahead". "Even if we do not all agree on every part of this proposal, we need to come together", May said. But she acknowledged that, a decade after the 2008 crash, the after-effects were still being felt by many households. The MA...

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  • Iran missiles in Syria land 'within three miles' of USA troops
Iran missiles in Syria land 'within three miles' of USA troops

Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) in a short statement said Iran launched missiles at militants in Syria allegedly responsible for an attack in Ahvaz last week which left 25 dead and dozens wounded, according to the IRIB news agency. "Al Saud" is a reference to the ruling family in Saudi Arabia, Iran's regional archrival . A state TV-aired g...

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  • U.S. warns Iran after France alleges bomb plot
U.S. warns Iran after France alleges bomb plot

Police said the arrests were not linked to the June bomb plot. One of the two Iranians targeted in the freeze of the Intelligence Ministry section was Assadollah Asadi, a Vienna-based Iranian diplomat who is a suspect in the alleged attack.

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  • Donald Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford at Rally in Mississippi
Donald Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford at Rally in Mississippi

And finally, President Donald Trump was asked about what his message was to young men, in the face of these allegations against Kavanaugh . "This is a very, very - this is a very hard time ". In a video shared to Twitter, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., appeared to be ignoring several women at.an airport who approached him in t...

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  • Trump says he'd be a 'mess' as a drinker
Trump says he'd be a 'mess' as a drinker

Lifelong teetotaler Donald Trump is already loud, brash and provocative, so just imagine him after a few drinks, the USA president quipped Monday. The president's comments to the press came days after California professor Christine Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh appeared testified about her allegation of sexual assault against Kavanaugh.

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  • Rosmah to face several money laundering charges, MACC
Rosmah to face several money laundering charges, MACC

In a brief statement today, MACC said she was arrested at 3.20pm while giving her statement to the anti-graft agency at its headquarters in Putrajaya today. "I was informed that she will be brought to the Kuala Lumpur court complex tomorrow", he said. This is the fourth time the former leader has been called up for questioning.

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  • 'Very scary time' for young American men, says Donald Trump
'Very scary time' for young American men, says Donald Trump

Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr, told the Daily Mail this week, "I've got boys, and I've got girls". After the shocking mockery, Trump went on to defend Kavanuagh by saying his life was "shattered" from Dr. NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch expressed a similar view last Thursday as Dr. Christine Blasey Ford prepared to testify regarding ...

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