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Australian TV chief quits after demanding journalist be sacked for upsetting PM

Australian TV chief quits after demanding journalist be sacked for upsetting PM Mr Milne says the fact the two are still employed by the broadcaster is proof. "He makes a valuable contribution to the company and he always makes himself available to me as CEO of the company", he said. In one leaked email about a reporter, economics journalist Emma Alberici , he wrote: "They hate her. get rid of her". We r tarred with her brush. [Full Article...]

Iran President Says Not Seeking US Conflict in Middle East

Iran President Says Not Seeking US Conflict in Middle East The deal has also helped to create space for dialogue on other concerns, like Iran's regional behavior and ballistic missile programs, he told the United Nations (UN) General Assembly while addressing nuclear issues. He said the United States would not allow the European Union or anyone else to undermine them. "By sustaining revenues to the regime, you are solidifying Iran's ranking as the... [Full Article...]

Indonesian Earthquake Sparks Tsunami That Reportedly Kills Hundreds

Indonesian Earthquake Sparks Tsunami That Reportedly Kills Hundreds The quake was followed by a tsunami with an estimated wave height of 10 feet, reports the BBC . President Joko Widodo on Friday night said he had instructed the security minister to coordinate the government's response to a quake and tsunami that hit central Sulawesi . [Full Article...]

Trump's top court pick, accuser to face high-stakes hearing

Trump's top court pick, accuser to face high-stakes hearing Kavanaugh categorically denied Swetnick's claims. The caller alleged that Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge , while 'heavily inebriated, ' had committed a rape on a boat on a Sunday morning in August 1985. Christine Blasey Ford takes a polygraph exam on her allegations against Brett Kavanaugh . The panel has set a vote for Friday on Kavanaugh's confirmation and the full Senate could vote ... [Full Article...]

How the FBI will investigate the allegations against Kavanaugh

How the FBI will investigate the allegations against Kavanaugh Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said he would vote to forward Kavanaugh's nomination by President Donald Trump to succeed the retired Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court if the final vote in the upper chamber is delayed one week for the new Federal Bureau of Investigation review. [Full Article...]

Hundreds killed in Indonesia natural disaster and tsunami

Hundreds killed in Indonesia natural disaster and tsunami Reports claims waves as high as 5-10 feet wrecked havoc on different parts of the city, destroying Palu, which is home to some 350,000 people, and the Donggala region in Sulawesi, Central Indonesia . The US Geological Survey said the strongest of two major quakes had a magnitude of 7.5 and was centered at a depth of 6 miles about 35 miles NE of the central Sulawesi town of Donggala. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh approved by Judiciary Committee, moves to full Senate vote amid turmoil

Kavanaugh approved by Judiciary Committee, moves to full Senate vote amid turmoil Good on Flake. But something is up. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is hoping the full Senate will quickly deliver a final, positive verdict on Mr Kavanaugh - possibly as soon as Tuesday. " No artificial limits as to time or scope should be imposed on this investigation ". They had all already gone on record as opposed to him. In his defense, they cited multiple reviews by the ABA's judic... [Full Article...]

Senate panel receives new Kavanaugh allegations

Senate panel receives new Kavanaugh allegations No-Rapey-SCOTUS Talking Points: Swetnick describes a high school culture that has been backed up by numerous people over the past two weeks. "I want to watch, I want to see", he said at a news conference in NY. A new woman came forward Wednesday with explosive revelations about Brett Kavanaugh , saying she witnessed sexually abusive behavior by the Supreme Court nominee and claiming that s... [Full Article...]

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake a `yes' on Kavanaugh, in a big lift

Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake a `yes' on Kavanaugh, in a big lift I didn't tell anyone, and you're telling all women that they don't matter, that they should stay quiet", another woman said , as Flake stood by silently with a somber look on his face. He couldn't tell her much of anything. On his way to the hearing, he was confronted by angry protesters accusing him of betraying women . "Do you think that he's able to hold the pain of these countries and prep... [Full Article...]

Labour open to second EU vote with option of remaining - Starmer

Labour open to second EU vote with option of remaining - Starmer Content - until now - to oppose the Government for opposition's sake, days of toing and froing appear to have ended in a classic compromise which is also open to numerous interpretations. "The risk is growing that the only option to avoid a no-deal scenario will be to have a rather hollow political declaration on the future EU-UK relationship, which will accompany the withdrawal agreement ". [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh-Ford hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee

Kavanaugh-Ford hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee A delay in voting on Justice Kavanaugh's nomination could push the Supreme Court vacancy past the election. Kavanaugh has also been accused of exposing himself to a classmate, Deborah Ramirez, during an alcohol-fuelled Yale University party a few years later. [Full Article...]

FBI Finds Body of Missing 6-Year-Old — Maddox Ritch Dead

FBI Finds Body of Missing 6-Year-Old — Maddox Ritch Dead Hundreds of people have mobilized in Gastonia in the search for an autistic six-year-old boy who went missing on Saturday. Police said they found a body around 1pm local time and they believe it to be Maddox. "I would appreciate it if you were at the park Saturday and saw Maddox to please ... call the tip line". Anyone with any information on the little boy's whereabouts should call Gaston... [Full Article...]

Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon

Air Niugini plane comes down in Micronesia lagoon The airline said in a brief statement that everybody aboard the Boeing 737 plane was able to safely evacuate, and the airline was making all efforts to ensure the ongoing safety of the passengers. from the airport on Weno island in Chuuk state, in the Federated States of Micronesia. A cargo plane belonging to Air Niugini went off a runway at Madang Airport in 2013, but there were no casualties. [Full Article...]

Trump wavers on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

CBSN will provide additional coverage with Vladimir Duthiers and Anne Marie Green starting at 9 a.m. ET and with Tanya Rivero following the end of the hearings and into the evening. In a letter to the committee's leadership, Ford's attorneys said they would not provide any of Ford's medical records of the alleged assault. Subsequently, Ms Deborah Ramirez , a former classmate of Judge Kavanaugh... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Responds To NYT Report On 'Hurtful' High School Yearbook Comment

Kavanaugh Responds To NYT Report On 'Hurtful' High School Yearbook Comment It is a reference to Renate Schroeder, then a student at a nearby Catholic girls' school. CNN has since covered the story, making sure to cast it as Kavanaugh being "hurtful" to a woman: " New York Times: Woman who signed letter supporting Kavanaugh calls yearbook revelation "hurtful". [Full Article...]

Criminalising adultery is unconstitutional and arbitrary, rules Supreme Court

Criminalising adultery is unconstitutional and arbitrary, rules Supreme Court And the credit for this goes to the Supreme Court, which, with two sensible verdicts in a month, has led the nation's march towards adulthood. Justice Rohinton Nariman termed Section 497 as archaic law and concurred with the CJI, Justice AM Khanwilkar saying that Section 497 is violative of right to equality and right to equal opportunity to women . [Full Article...]

United States seeks to keep North Korea sanctions despite progress

United States seeks to keep North Korea sanctions despite progress Eleven Republican men, backed by a Republican president plagued by sex scandal, will soon judge the credibility of a woman accusing President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault. The process was thrown into doubt when Ford told The Washington Post that the judge tried to remove her clothes and clamped a hand over her mouth at a party when both were in high school. [Full Article...]

Respected Arizona Prosecutor Chosen To Question Kavanaugh, Ford

Respected Arizona Prosecutor Chosen To Question Kavanaugh, Ford The woman who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of misconduct admitted to several inconsistencies in her accounts and had trouble remembering key recent events during her testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to send advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Russian Federation to send advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria Moscow claims that Tel Aviv failed to inform Russian Federation of an impending attack by Israeli fighter jets against targets in Latakia, Syria, and that the jets used the Il-20 as cover. Russian Federation will provide advanced S-300 missile systems to Syria and directly link up with the air-defence network of its Middle Eastern ally, stepping up support for the regime of President Bashar al-... [Full Article...]

Woman's lawyers submit 4 statements backing up Kavanaugh assault story

Woman's lawyers submit 4 statements backing up Kavanaugh assault story The woman, Julie Swetnick , a Washington resident, is represented by lawyer Michael Avenatti , who revealed her identity on Twitter and posted her photograph. In that New Yorker article - which focused on a second Kavanaugh accuser, Deborah Ramirez , who alleges Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at Yale in the 1980s - Rasor did not make any allegations against Kavanaugh. [Full Article...]


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