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by | October 01, 2018 | 23:42

Later it became known that the US imposed additional sanctions against Iran and threatened to impose them in relation to European companies that do business with him. A State Department spokesperson told CNN that no consulate staff were harmed during the incident and the consulate itself was not hit, adding that USA diplomats in Baghdad and Washington were continuing to monitor the situation.

by | October 01, 2018 | 23:34

The investigation , which was approved last week by President Donald Trump , has temporarily stalled a Senate vote on the judge's confirmation to the high court. "I was pushed onto the bed and Brett got on top of me", she said. Senate Judiciary Committee members Sen. " 'She has agreed to cooperate with their investigation, ' Ramirez attorney John Clune said in a statement".

by | October 01, 2018 | 22:54

He was conscious and talking on the beach, Giles said, as well as on his way to the hospital. Lifeguards had been on duty early Saturday due to two nearby events, and the response to the attack was "very short", Giles said. Hammel says he heard screaming and then realized the boy was yelling, "I got bit!" Help, help, ' " Hammel said. A teenager has been attacked by a shark while diving for lobsters, in the US.

by | October 01, 2018 | 20:28

Turning his attention back to Kavanaugh, he told the judge, "You've got nothing to apologize for". "I will be in the National Basketball Association before that happens". "I called him after this happened, that allegation came out, said, 'Did you do it?' He was resolute, determined, unequivocal". He said before the vote that he, in agreement with Democrats, would be calling for a one-week delay to allow the FBI to investigate.

by | October 01, 2018 | 18:14

Rosa had maximum sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph) early Monday and was centered about 105 miles (170 kilometers) west-southwest of Punta Eugenia in Mexico. The forecast from the NOAA points the system will stray into central and northern Baja California by later today. Several days ago, Rosa was a strong major hurricane, but due to the storm's northward path, it ran over cool waters, weakening it, according to the hurricane center.

by | October 01, 2018 | 17:20

The four were among 47 passengers and crew who were evacuated from a sinking Boeing 737 on Friday after Flight PX73 from nearby Pohnpei island crashed into a lagoon about 145 metres from the Chuuk International Airport runway, the Papua New Guinea national carrier said.

by | October 01, 2018 | 15:44

Patrick Leahy of Vermont for her strongest memory of the alleged incident, Ford mentioned the two boys' "laughter - the uproarious laughter between the two and they're having fun at my expense". Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, both supporters of abortion rights, have remained noncommittal. Control of the Senate hangs in the balance; a Democratic takeover could block any future Trump nominees.

by | September 30, 2018 | 18:51

The storm cut power to about 200,000 homes on Japan's southern islands, and uprooted tress and overturned vehicles as it pummeled Okinawa city. The runways are expected to be reopened at 6 a.m. The JMA has underscored the need to be prepared for disruption of transportation services, power blackouts, and agricultural damage due to the strong winds, heavy rain and high waves.

by | September 30, 2018 | 18:29

Per NBC news , the allegations of Julie Swetnick , who accused Kavanaugh and his high school friend Mark Judge of a range of disturbing nonconsensual sexual acts, are off-limits. Christine Blasey Ford during a house party in 1982. Given the unprecedented situation, the Federal Bureau of Investigation could also employ novel tools, or create a "special" investigative team that exists across agency divisions, the former officials said.

by | September 30, 2018 | 15:24

Ri noted that despite Pyongyang's significant good-will measures towards denuclearization, Washington has shown no corresponding action. The foreign minister's address comes as Washington and Pyongyang are re-engaging in talks to implement a denuclearization agreement reached between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at their historic Singapore summit in June.

by | September 30, 2018 | 11:41

A 9.1-magnitude quake, one of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded, struck off the west coast of Sumatra in December 2004, unleashing a massive tsunami that struck scores of countries and killed almost 230,000 people. A 7.5 quake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday followed by a 10-foot tsunami that washed away homes and families in at least two coastal cities.

by | September 30, 2018 | 11:22

Later on Wednesday, Trump referred to a Chinese government-run media company's four-page supplement in the Sunday Des Moines Register promoting the mutual benefits of U.S. "Qualitatively, the results are unambiguous: an economy imposing a tariff which prompts retaliation by other countries is clearly worse off", the study said .

by | September 30, 2018 | 10:39

Senate leaders have vowed to go forward with a committee vote on the nominee as early as Friday. "As a recovering alcoholic and a cancer survivor, I have struggled with depression and anxiety", Judge wrote in a letter to the committee Thursday.

by | September 30, 2018 | 09:36

But she mostly stayed away from impugning Ford's recollection of the alleged sexual assault. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery told the Post that Mitchell has a long history of investigating long-ago sex crimes and allegations that are hard to corroborate.

by | September 30, 2018 | 08:45

According to a report by Metro TV, the natural disaster and the tsunami inflicted severe damange to infrastructure, including destroyed bridges, large cracks in roads and severely damaged buildings. "This is already a tragedy, but it could get much worse", the Red Cross said in a statement. By the time the fast-moving wall of frothing water slammed into the city of Palu off Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Friday, it was 3 metres (10 feet) high.

by | September 30, 2018 | 07:29

While Ms. Swaraj's remarks that terrorism was holding up the prospects of South Asian cooperation was pointed at Pakistan, Mr. Qureshi blamed India for blocking regional integration. "This morning we received very unfortunate news". Rejecting Pakistan's accusations, Eenam Gambhir, India's First Secretary in Permanent Mission of India to United Nations reiterated that talks and terror can not happen hand-in-hand.

by | September 30, 2018 | 05:58

Put simply, the conservative side of politics believes that the ABC has become a haven for left wing journalists out to push their own opinions. "The ABC is, and always has been, a fiercely independent news organization and it is of no concern to our program makers or journalists whether they are hated by any government", the motion passed by ABC Melbourne said.

by | September 30, 2018 | 01:12

Republicans on the Senate Committee on the Judiciary opposed the delay because, they insisted, Kavanaugh has been through six previous full FBI background investigations since entering public service 25 years ago. However, he also said that the delay could eventually help both Republicans, and Kavanaugh himself. "A thorough FBI investigation is critical to developing all the relevant facts".

by | September 30, 2018 | 00:55

Ford any more than she's already been disadvantaged", he said, according to the Washington Post. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and all the Democrats on the judiciary panel have called on Kavanaugh to withdraw in light of the allegations , and said if he does not, an FBI investigation is needed before any Senate confirmation vote.

by | September 28, 2018 | 17:16

The moment crystallized the national debate over gender, power and whom to believe in the #Metoo era under President Donald Trump . "They weren't as serious as the allegations against Kavanaugh, but the point is that there are teenage girls who don't tell stories to a lot of people, and then it comes up".

by | September 28, 2018 | 16:45

Patriarchy of religion can not be permitted to trump over faith", Misra said while reading out judgement for himself and Justice Khanwilkar. Justice Indu Malhotra , the only woman judge in the five-judges bench, who gave a dissenting judgment .

by | September 28, 2018 | 15:45

Full US sanctions are set to hit Iran in November and the country's economy is already taking a beating. Iran and the European Union announced their defiance towards US President Donald Trump's administration after high-level talks at the United Nations among the remaining members of the accord.

by | September 28, 2018 | 14:41

Trump signaled during a news conference on Wednesday that he might delay his meeting with Rosenstein, saying he might "ask for a little bit of a delay to the meeting, because I don't want to do anything that gets in the way of this very important Supreme Court pick".

by | September 28, 2018 | 13:29

China and Russian Federation have broken with the U.S. over the maintenance of sanctions on North Korea, arguing they should be relaxed in view of the "positive development" of the past few months. On whether he plans to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein amid reports that Rosenstein was willing to secretly tape Trump in the White House, Trump said he would "certainly prefer not" to fire Rosenstein , who is overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian ...

by | September 28, 2018 | 13:14

We'll have more on Trump's appearance at the General Assembly and growing USA threats against Iran after headlines with University of MI professor Juan Cole. He said Mandela was a close friend of Iran . It was only the third time in United Nations history that a USA president chaired a Security Council meeting.

by | September 28, 2018 | 13:00

The Russian Defense Ministry on Sunday again blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane by Syrian government forces, adding that Israel appeared "ungrateful" for Moscow's efforts to rein in Iran-backed fighters in Syria. The promised weapons transfer illustrated that the crisis over the downed Russian plane was not over. The lack of professionalism of the Syrian military, Liberman said, "led to the Russian planes being shot down ".

by | September 28, 2018 | 11:14

Sterling gained 0.2 percent to trade at 89.14 pence per euro. Rebecca Long-Bailey joined Shelagh Fogarty from the Labour Party conference. The leader of Britain's opposition Labour party Jeremy Corbyn will warn the EU's Brexit chief Michel Barnier of the dangers of a "no deal" Brexit when he visits Brussels on Thursday (27 September ), his party said.

by | September 28, 2018 | 11:15

He has denied all the accusations. "Without an investigation, and with so many serious issues involved, I can not support this nomination if they choose to move forward". In the front row, family and friends quietly cried including his wife, Ashley, whose lips were trembling. Deborah Ramirez , a former classmate of Kavanaugh's at Yale University, alleged he exposed himself to her while inebriated at a dormitory party in the 1980s.

by | September 28, 2018 | 10:28

An analysis of social media sentiment conducted by the Ipsos polling firm using an artificial intelligence prototype found that positive sentiment directed toward Ford increased each time she spoke, said pollster Chris Jackson. Less than two weeks later, on September 12, Feinstein turned over the letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "Over the past few days, other false and uncorroborated accusations have been aired", he added .

by | September 28, 2018 | 09:42

FBI Charlotte officials announced that remains believed to be the young boy's were found at about 1 p.m. Thursday off a highway near the park. In a 911 call, park employee Rick Foxx said that "I'd say it's been nearly an hour now". The appeal for potential witnesses came as the FBI's Underwater Search and Evidence Response Team searched the lake Wednesday with sonar and agents trained "to locate even the smallest possible piece of evidence underwater", Gastonia police said in a statement.

by | September 28, 2018 | 09:40

Napolitano explained that Rachel Mitchell - a veteran sex crimes prosecutor who was brought in by Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee to ask Ford questions on their behalf - has not notably pressed or challenged Ford during the hearing.

by | September 28, 2018 | 09:26

No serious injuries were reported among those traveling on a Boeing 737 that landed about 150 yards short of a runway off the coast of Micronesia, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. In 2013, all 101 passengers aboard a Lion Air flight that overshot the runway at Denpasar in Indonesia and landed in shallow water were similarly rescued by boats without casualties.

by | September 28, 2018 | 07:28

Both Kavanaugh and Ford testified under sworn oath. Dr. Ford opened with an emotional, tearful recount of the alleged sexual attack by Kavanaugh. Aides said they thought Kavanaugh was effectively fighting back and expressed optimism he could survive the process.

by | September 28, 2018 | 06:29

Adultery presently entails imprisonment for a term which may extend up to five years, or fine, or both. Earlier this month, the court struck down a long-standing ban on gay sex . Adultery can still be grounds for divorce in India, the verdict said, but a criminal penalty violated women's protection to equal rights under the law.

by | September 27, 2018 | 15:25

On Tuesday, the United States announced sanctions on four current or former officials: Maduro's wife and former attorney general Cilia Flores, Vice President Delcy Rodríguez, Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, and Communications Minister Jorge Rodríguez.