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ABC chairman Justin Milne resigns

ABC chairman Justin Milne resigns Justin Milne , for example, is a friend and former colleague of recently deposed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and has been widely seen as the government's "man at the ABC ", according to ABC insiders and the public. The nearly century-old Australian Broadcasting Corporation is incredibly popular Down Under, with polls showing it is not just the most trusted news organization in the count... [Full Article...]

Furious with Israel, Russia gives Assad advanced anti-aircraft system

Furious with Israel, Russia gives Assad advanced anti-aircraft system In addition to the provision of S-300s, the Russian defence ministry warned that its forces will target the electronic systems of any military aircraft that launches strikes on Syrian targets, a risky move likely to escalate regional tensions. [Full Article...]

Third Kavanaugh accuser submits allegation to Senate panel

Swetnick shared that she was the victim of gang rape at one of these parties, and both Judge and Kavanaugh were present . "Dr. Ford first raised her allegations in a secret letter to the Ranking Member almost two months ago in July". Kavanaugh then exposed his penis and shoved it in her face, Ramirez alleges. His reaction to Thursday's testimony could be the clearest immediate indicator of Ka... [Full Article...]

Adultery is no longer a criminal offence in India, rules Supreme Court

Adultery is no longer a criminal offence in India, rules Supreme Court She said "a law that does not give women the right to sue her adulterer husband ... is unequal treatment and militates against her status as an individual". "What used to happen is husbands hired professional detectives to check on wives and then threaten or begin prosecution". It creates an offence against men only, rendering a right to prosecute by the woman null and void. [Full Article...]

Republican senator on Kavanaugh accuser: 'She's an attractive, good witness'

Republican senator on Kavanaugh accuser: 'She's an attractive, good witness' Dr Ford said that when she tried to yell out, he put his hand over her mouth. Kavanaugh is scheduled to testify after Blasey Ford. "I think that is a very risky standard for our country". However the president told reporters the numerous accusations of sexual assault that have been made against him over the years affected the way he viewed allegations against other men, including his Supreme... [Full Article...]

Body believed to be missing 6-year-old found

Body believed to be missing 6-year-old found Maddox's parents have been informed, the post, shared on Facebook , added. Maddox, who is autistic and non-verbal, liked to run, Ritch said. Mother Carrie Ritch issued a tearful plea Tuesday for help finding the special needs boy. "Continue praying for him because I just want my baby home, please, whatever you can do", she said. They have followed more than 150 leads , conducted hundreds... [Full Article...]

Julie Swetnick, new Brett Kavanaugh accuser, comes forward with disturbing affidavit

Julie Swetnick, new Brett Kavanaugh accuser, comes forward with disturbing affidavit Swetnick claims that Kavanaugh and his buddy Mark Judge spiked drinks at parties so girls "could then be "gang-raped" in a side room or bedroom by a "train" of numerous boys". However, Kavanaugh denied the new allegations of sexual misconduct, saying they're from the "twilight zone". And there's no corroboration of these allegations (they'll ignore that the Committee has refused to call M... [Full Article...]

US flies bombers over South China Sea amid heightened tensions with Beijing

US flies bombers over South China Sea amid heightened tensions with Beijing China has reacted angrily, and this week scrapped a USA warship's planned port visit to Hong Kong and cancelled a meeting between the head of the Chinese navy and his American counterpart. China has claimed large swathes of the strategic waterway and built up a series of islands and maritime features, turning them into military facilities. [Full Article...]

President Trump addresses UN General Assembly in NYC

President Trump addresses UN General Assembly in NYC The president called on the members of the Security Council to ensure that Iran changes its behavior and is never allowed to get a nuclear bomb. "We did not and will not interfere in any country´s domestic affairs". Rouhani pointed to a session of the Security Council chaired by Trump earlier Wednesday, where the leaders of Britain and France backed the nuclear deal, as well as a statement by ... [Full Article...]

Trump says he'd 'certainly prefer not' to fire Rosenstein

Trump says he'd 'certainly prefer not' to fire Rosenstein Meanwhile, friends and former colleagues of Rosenstein say they don't expect him to step aside and give up oversight of the special counsel's Trump-Russia investigation and the enormous swath of Justice Department operations for which he is responsible. [Full Article...]

White House Sanctions Top Venezuela Officials, Trump Decries Socialist Regime

White House Sanctions Top Venezuela Officials, Trump Decries Socialist Regime 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. Addressing the USA threats, Lavrov said afterward that "we are ready to offer all-around assistance for all of your plans", Russian news agencies reported. [Full Article...]

Trump Battles Acosta Over Question About 'Always Siding With the Accused'

Trump Battles Acosta Over Question About 'Always Siding With the Accused' She alleges Mr Kavanaugh assaulted her when she was 15, and he was 17. "I don't know who this is and this never happened", he said in a statement. "I wouldn't mind that at all, no", Trump said. Attorney Avenatti tweeted a sworn testimony from the third accuser Swetnick. Ford says Kavanaugh forced himself on her, locked her in a room, groped her, and covered her mouth to mask her screams ... [Full Article...]

As Donald Trump arrives at United Nations, world leaders honor Nelson Mandela

As Donald Trump arrives at United Nations, world leaders honor Nelson Mandela The prime minister said Bangladesh cooperates with the global community in sustaining peace through conflict prevention, as well as developing and promoting human rights. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, who is also at the United Nations this week, is expected to hold informal talks with USA trade ambassador Robert Lighthizer as the two sides continue to try to reach a trade agreement b... [Full Article...]

Trump pledges new Middle East peace plan within months

Trump pledges new Middle East peace plan within months The Trump administration has in the past said it would support a two-state solution if both sides agreed to it. "They don't want me to get elected because this has never happened to them", Trump said, referring to the tariffs he has imposed on billions of dollars' worth of Chinese goods. [Full Article...]

Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh

Trump says Democrats trying to destroy Kavanaugh She called for the FBI to investigate the alleged incident. Grassley's spokesman, George Hartmann, told CNN that the chairman will "look into" the new allegation, but there are no plans at the moment to delay the Thursday hearing. Ramirez was initially hesitant to speak publicly, she told the magazine, partly because her memory contained gaps because she had been drinking at the time of the al... [Full Article...]

U.S. 'disturbed and deeply disappointed' by European Union over Iran sanctions

At the UN General Assembly in 2018, it's amusing that Trump thinks himself an effective president. Meanwhile, National Security Adviser John Bolton was adament that regime change in Iranian leadership is "not the administration's policy". [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh's accuser offers four people to back accusation - documents

Kavanaugh's accuser offers four people to back accusation - documents The data is particularly telling when balancing Ford's allegation with whether Kavanaugh should be confirmed. Kavanaugh rejected the latest claim Wednesday as "ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone". Schumer reiterated his call for an FBI background investigation of Ford's allegations. "For Republicans to schedule a Friday vote on Brett Kavanaugh today , two days before Dr. [Full Article...]

Trump declares Kavanaugh allegation 'false,' and Avenatti viciously fires back

Trump declares Kavanaugh allegation 'false,' and Avenatti viciously fires back The woman, Deborah Ramirez , claimed that during a drunken dorm room party at Yale University, Kavanaugh thrust his penis in her face and caused her to touch it. "I witnessed Brett Kavanaugh consistently engage in excessive drinking and inappropriate contact of a sexual nature with women during the early 1980s", she said. [Full Article...]

India's top court upholds constitution validity of Aadhaar card

India's top court upholds constitution validity of Aadhaar card The report said The Tribune was able to "purchase" a service offered by anonymous sellers over WhatsApp for unrestricted access to the over 1 billion Aadhaar numbers. - Passing of the Aadhaar bill as money bill when it does not qualify as a money bill is a fraud on Constitution. Justice Chandrachud said it was unconstitutional to pass the Aadhaar Act as a money bill , and held that the ... [Full Article...]

Militant group rejects demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

Militant group rejects demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib On August, Turkey has legally listed the Syrian group Tahrir al-Sham as an alternate name for the Nusra Front terrorist group. Syrian civilians have responded positively to the Russian Federation and Turkey deal on demilitarised zones in the besieged opposition and rebel-held enclave of Idlib. [Full Article...]


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