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World UK's Labour party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum
Author: 0 UK's Labour party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum

United Kingdom voters are likely to be spluttering into their cups of tea at the prospect of another vote on either Brexit or another general election so soon after 2017's snap vote. Labour has said it intends to vote against Theresa May's deal, if it resembles the Chequers proposals set out in the summer white paper. And he will pledge not to back a "blind Brexit", under which MPs would be asked to approve the £40 billion withdrawal agreement without being given a clear outline of ...

World Susan Collins: Second Kavanaugh Accuser Should Speak with Senate Investigators
Author: 0 Susan Collins: Second Kavanaugh Accuser Should Speak with Senate Investigators

John Clune , the lawyer representing Brett Kavanaugh accuser Debbie Ramirez , appeared on CNN Tuesday night and defended his client's credibility against questions from Anderson Cooper . He said she will be identified within two days. Trump later tweeted to throw his full weight behind his candidate, after reportedly personally phoning Kavanaugh up to pledge his continued support.

World India's top court upholds constitution validity of Aadhaar card
Author: 0 India's top court upholds constitution validity of Aadhaar card

Indian media and digital security researchers have documented several instances of Aadhaar records apparently being breached both by sophisticated hacks - as in the most recent case involving a patch that reportedly weakened security measures in the software created to enrol new users - or by small-time fraudsters who have reportedly sold access to Aadhaar numbers for as little as £6 ($8).

World The China-US Trade War Might Go Beyond Tariffs Soon
Author: 0 The China-US Trade War Might Go Beyond Tariffs Soon

USA imposed duties on $ 200 billion worth of Chinese goods, and a retaliatory set of tariffs imposed by Beijing on $60 billion worth of US goods, took effect on Monday. If the President will continue the escalation of the conflict, the United States tariffs will cover all imported previous year from China products.

World Turkey condemns deadly terrorist attack in Iran
Author: 0 Turkey condemns deadly terrorist attack in Iran

He added: "The small puppet countries in the region are backed by America, and the U.S.is provoking them and giving them the necessary capabilities". There was no immediate comment from Saudi Arabia on Rouhani's allegations. Armed groups have engaged in sporadic clashes with security forces in the region. According to local media, the terrorists also meant to attack the military commanders and officials on the podium but they were wounded by the security forces.

World Russian-Israeli Conflict in the Skies of Syria
Author: 0 Russian-Israeli Conflict in the Skies of Syria

The United States is also urging Russian Federation to reconsider. A joint Russian-Turkish plan to set up a demilitarized zone as a buffer between the Syrian regime forces and Syrian rebels was signed by Russian president Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, at a bilateral summit in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

World Rod Rosenstein Heading to White House, Expects to be Fired
Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein Heading to White House, Expects to be Fired

They discussed reports Mr Rosenstein talked previous year about ousting Mr Trump and secretly taping him. "I'm meeting with Rod Rosenstein Thursday", the President said as he entered United Nations headquarters. According to a Bloomberg reporter , Hatch said, "I worry about things like that, but it is up to the president". A Justice Department guideline holds that an official can not be both acting attorney general and acting deputy attorney general but experts differ on whether that ...

Author: 0 Rejecting globalism, Trump lays out vision for United Nations based on 'patriotism'

Tensions with North Korea have eased since last year's General Assembly, when Trump called Kim Jong Un "rocket man," and threatened to " totally destroy " the country if it threatened the USA or its allies. "And it's why we believe - and of course, I'm speaking in secular terms here - that the Constitution is the highest authority that we recognize". U.S.

World Trump's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh rejects 'false accusations'
Author: 0 Trump's Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh rejects 'false accusations'

Ramirez was reluctant at first to speak publicly "partly because her memories contained gaps because she had been drinking at the time of the alleged incident", The New Yorker reported . But one frequent Trump critic, Sen. "No one is trying to hide from this.in fact, Brett Kavanaugh has been leaning in". Trump, at the United Nations for his second General Assembly meeting, called the allegations unfair and unsubstantiated, made by accusers who come "out of the woodwork".

World Maldives president concedes election defeat
Author: 0 Maldives president concedes election defeat

Celebrations broke out across the 1,200-island tropical archipelago popular with wealthy foreign tourists, with opposition supporters waving yellow flags of Solih's Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) and dancing in the streets. Solih, 54, is a senior lawyer; he declared victory when the count reached 58.3 per cent in his favour, with almost 92 per cent of the ballots counted.

Author: 0 College classmate claims Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at party

The New Yorker reports it reached out to Ramirez after learning of the alleged incident, and that she responded after six days of inventorying her memories and speaking with her lawyer. The Washington Post reported late Saturday that Keyser said in an interview that she was close friends with Ford and believed Ford's allegation. The counsel said it was the committee's "non-negotiable" right to determine who would be allowed to testify.

Author: 0 China snubs USA talks as tariffs swing broadside

President Donald Trump's latest round of punitive tariffs on China took effect on Monday, adding US$200 billion in Chinese imports to the escalating trade war that is clouding the global economic horizon. Companies on both sides of the Pacific are already reporting disruptions to their operations and are reviewing investment plans. Rob Carnell, chief Asia economist at ING, said in a note to clients that in the absence of any incentives Beijing would likely hold off on any further ...

World Second Woman Alleges Sexual Misconduct By Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Second Woman Alleges Sexual Misconduct By Kavanaugh

President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court seat of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who retired on July 31. Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley of Iowa, who had known none of it, would be particularly upset that Feinstein, a longtime peer, had not shared the information.

World Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll rises
Author: 0 Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll rises

The BBC reported he survived because of an air pocket inside the vessel. The divers managed to pull Mr Charahani out of the compartment, where he had hidden moments before the MV Nyerere overturned. In 2011, about 200 people died when an overloaded vessel - carrying more than 1,000 passengers despite an official capacity of 620 - hit strong winds off the island of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean.

World Trump Reportedly Polled Staff About Whether or Not He Should Fire Rosenstein
Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Polled Staff About Whether or Not He Should Fire Rosenstein

The Times said Rosenstein told Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials the secret recordings could be used to expose the chaos of the administration after revelations that Trump asked Comey to pledge loyalty to him and also divulged classified information to Russians in the Oval Office.

World Amid Trump's Trade War with China, Beijing Slashes Tariffs on Imports
Author: 0 Amid Trump's Trade War with China, Beijing Slashes Tariffs on Imports

The list includes 5,745 full or partial lines of the original 6,031 tariff lines that were on a proposed list of Chinese imports announced in July. He did not elaborate. We're still not talking about cataclysms here: China's trade to the United States accounts for less than a quarter of its total exports, and its exporters will still get paid for what they sell.

Author: 0 Blasey Ford 'Committed To Moving Forward With An Open Hearing On Thursday'

As Christine Blasey Ford's accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lost all credibility, it was reasonable to assume there was a reason for all the stalling. Graham says Ford's lawyers are contesting two conditions for her testimony - that Ford and Kavanaugh will be the only witnesses and that an independent counsel will ask the questions.

World More Women Allege Sexual Assault Against Charged US Surgeon, His Girlfriend
Author: 0 More Women Allege Sexual Assault Against Charged US Surgeon, His Girlfriend

As part of the probe, they also found a large number of illegal drugs including GHB, MDMA and cocaine, two illegal, unregistered rifles, four other firearms and several large-capacity magazines, the Los Angeles Times reported . "Riley believe that such allegations do a disservice to, and dangerously undermine, the true victims of sexual assault , and they are eager to have the proper spotlight shed on this case in a public trial", the statement from the attorneys said.

World Deborah Ramirez new Brett Kavanaugh accuser claims sexual misconduct at Yale
Author: 0 Deborah Ramirez new Brett Kavanaugh accuser claims sexual misconduct at Yale

The New Yorker reports it reached out to Ramirez after learning of the alleged incident, and that she responded after six days of inventorying her memories and speaking with her lawyer. According to Democratic staffers, members of the committee have been fielding multiple tips about other incidents in the week since Ford's allegation became public, and have been working to verify them.

World Woman Arrested After Taking in Pets During Hurricane Florence
Author: 0 Woman Arrested After Taking in Pets During Hurricane Florence

She willingly surrendered the animals. But the city said its offices would reopen on Monday after having been closed for a week. "We're up against a very powerful industry that has the law on its side", Daniel Turbert , vegan activist and founder of The Sentient Project , who is documenting rescue efforts, said on his Facebook page .

World Stranded naval commander to be rescued in 16 hours, says Indian Navy
Author: 0 Stranded naval commander to be rescued in 16 hours, says Indian Navy

Tomy was the first Indian to circumnavigate the globe in 2013, his website says. Solo skipper Abhilash Tomy sent his first satellite text message on Saturday, saying: "ACTIVATED EPIRB". The Australian Maritime Safety Authority is coordinating the rescue, after Tomy's yacht was damaged in a storm during the round-the-world race. An alumnus of the National Defence College, Delhi, Mead is reported to have sent a message to his course-mates, saying, "We will find your man".

World Iran holds USA, regional allies accountable for Ahvaz deadly terror attack
Author: 0 Iran holds USA, regional allies accountable for Ahvaz deadly terror attack

Senior Guards commanders have said the Ahvaz attack was carried out by militants trained by Gulf states and Israel and backed by America. The attack is meant to undermine Iran's security and stability and as "punishment for ... President Trump is open to meeting with Iranian leaders at this week's UN General Assembly meeting, Pompeo said . President Donald Trump decided in May to pull the United States out of the 2015 global nuclear deal with Tehran and reimpose sanctions in a bid ...

World ME restaurant sedates lobsters with marijuana smoke
Author: 0 ME restaurant sedates lobsters with marijuana smoke

Gill, 47, grows the marijuana at her home, and she said she had a license to do so. Roscoe was placed in a covered box with about two inches of water at the bottom. Lobster biologists have said that, aside from their size, lobster more closely resemble insects than they do fish. She counts herself an animal rights supporter but she is also the proprietor of a ME restaurant where lobsters are boiled alive and served with mayonnaise in a hot-dog bun.

World Warning as heavy winds set to hit Bury
Author: 0 Warning as heavy winds set to hit Bury

This is because a "low tracks close to or over Ireland" although again it's too early to say whether this will result in Storm Callum or not. Storm Ali , which brought winds of 102.2mph on the Tay Road Bridge in Dundee - according to bridge equipment, cleared the United Kingdom on Wednesday night.

World Iran's Khamenei blames Gulf Arab states for military parade attack
Author: 0 Iran's Khamenei blames Gulf Arab states for military parade attack

On the same day Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting a military parade in southwestern Iran, President Donald Trump's lawyer mounted a stage in NY to declare that the government would be toppled. The State Department later offered a statement from spokeswoman Heather Nauert, who said that the USA government was aware of the reports of an attack.

World Russia blames 'misleading' Israeli intelligence for downed plane in Syria
Author: 0 Russia blames 'misleading' Israeli intelligence for downed plane in Syria

Israel strongly disputed the assertion and vowed it will continue to act against Iranian targets in neighbouring Syria . A high-level Israeli military delegation visited Moscow on Thursday to present detailed information related to the downing of a Russian warplane by Syrian forces that responded to an Israeli air raid.

World Cruz, O'Rourke face off in first debate
Author: 0 Cruz, O'Rourke face off in first debate

Supreme Court nominee whose confirmation is in question as he faces a sexual misconduct allegation from his high school days. "I did not try to leave the scene of the accident, though driving drunk, which I did, is a awful mistake for which there is no excuse", he said .