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Esteri Democrats fume as Senate panel sets vote on Trump's court pick
Author: 0 Democrats fume as Senate panel sets vote on Trump's court pick

Jeff Flake's one-week delay in a confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . "This country is being ripped apart here, and we've got to make sure we do due diligence", Flake said. "In fact, I commented at the time that had he been nominated in another era, he would have likely received 90+ votes", Flake said in the statement.

Esteri 'Many dead' as Tsunami hits Indonesia
Author: 0 'Many dead' as Tsunami hits Indonesia

AirNav said one of its air traffic controllers died in the quake after staying in the tower to ensure a flight he'd just cleared for departure got airborne safely. Earlier, the head of the country's search and rescue agency Muhammad Syaugi told AFP that local staff had found "many" dead bodies. "I just ran when I saw the waves hitting homes on the coastline", said Palu resident Rusidanto, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.

Esteri Supreme Court lifts Sabarimala temple ban on women of menstruating age
Author: 0 Supreme Court lifts Sabarimala temple ban on women of menstruating age

The court said that Religion is a way to link life with divinity and Sabarimala Temple practice violates the right of Hindu women to divinity. The five-judge bench consisted of CJI Dipak Misra , Justice DY Chandrachud, Justice Rohinton Nariman, Justice Indu Malhotra and Justice AM Khanwilkar.

Author: 0 Trump defends Supreme Court pick but says he could change mind

ET and with Tanya Rivero following the end of the hearings and into the evening. The letter's author said that their daughter, who is from Boulder, used to socialize with Kavanaugh when the judge was dating one of the daughter's friends while working for Ken Starr, the independent counsel who investigated President Bill Clintton, in Washington , D.C.

Esteri No Lives Lost in Boeing 737’s Micronesia Lagoon Landing
Author: 0 No Lives Lost in Boeing 737’s Micronesia Lagoon Landing

One witness said the plane was coming in to land. Local boat owners and rescue teams rushed to the aircraft to get the passengers out. Remarkably, it said there were no serious injuries. "The officials were about 10 minutes". The runway at Chuuk International is known to be especially short, at just 1,831m (6,006ft). Reports of an Air Niugini 737 overrunning the runway in Chuuk, Micronesia (TKK).

Author: 0 Kavanaugh: Yearbook Entries About Girls, Beer Make Me 'Cringe'

Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) about the two words, Kavanaugh responded: "She was a great friend of ours, a bunch of us went to dances with her". Kavanaugh also reiterated comments he first made in a Fox News interview about remaining a virgin throughout high school and for "many years after that".

Esteri Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Trump says his past accusers influence his thinking on Kavanaugh

A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. At a news conference in NY a day before Kavanaugh was set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Trump pledged to listen to the testimony of Kavanaugh's accuser and even said he was open to changing his mind about his nominee.

Esteri How did Rachel Mitchell end up with Christine Blasey Ford’s WhatsApp messages?
Author: 0 How did Rachel Mitchell end up with Christine Blasey Ford’s WhatsApp messages?

Ford also changed the description of who allegedly pushed her into a bedroom. Ford told senators she has no doubt that it was Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh who accosted her on a bed at a party in 1982. "All I can say is that we are 40 something days away from the elections and their goal, not Mrs. Ford's goal, is to delay this past the midterms so they can win the Senate and never allow Trump to fill this seat", Sen.

Author: 0 Trump says China interfering in United States midterm elections

In a blunt attack on China, Trump told the council that Beijing was attempting to interfere in the upcoming elections, hoping to see him suffer a setback because of his tough line on trade. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi called Mr Trump's claim that China was attempting inference complete "nonsense". "And they can't get involved with our elections".

Esteri Iran's Rouhani: US headed into isolation after United Nations meeting
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani: US headed into isolation after United Nations meeting

Rouhani said the USA sought to use its capacity as chair of the UN Security Council to single out Iran at the meeting, which was held on the sidelines of the General Assembly's session, only to face the "reverse effect". On Monday, foreign ministers from Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China and Iran agreed to a "Special Purpose Vehicle" to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iranian imports and exports .

Esteri Brett Kavanaugh: The nomination and the allegations in 300 words
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh: The nomination and the allegations in 300 words

Trump called the allegations against Kavanaugh "false accusations", but stopped short of calling his accusers liars. Ford said, "The same way I am sure I am talking to you right now". During Christine Blasey Ford's testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday about her sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , she was asked about her strongest memory of the alleged incident.

Esteri Syrian official says S-300 defenses will give Israel pause
Author: 0 Syrian official says S-300 defenses will give Israel pause

The Russian news agency TASS says it has data proving the Israel Air Force's responsibility for the downing of a Russian plane last week that killed 15 servicemen. However, on September 17th the same Russian ministry said "connection with the IL-20 has been lost with the crew of a Russian Il-20 plane over the Mediterranean Sea 35 kilometers from the Syrian coast".

Esteri Adultery a ground for divorce, but not a crime: SC
Author: 0 Adultery a ground for divorce, but not a crime: SC

However, adultery is the only provision of IPC in which men and women are treated differently, for one thing. The court has said, however, that the judgment is not to be understood as a licence to have extramarital relations. The Supreme Court has scrapped the 158-year-old law which punishes a man for an extra-marital affair but not the woman. Needless to add, the heteronormative nature of the Section 497 was a gaping loophole willfully exploited by married and unfaithful men to the ...

Esteri Brett Kavanaugh says he 'never sexually assaulted anyone,' in prepared hearing remarks
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh says he 'never sexually assaulted anyone,' in prepared hearing remarks

Avenatti tweeted four pages of a declaration from Julie Swetnick of Washington , D.C., who said she holds four active clearances with the federal government, and who asked for privacy and no followup media interviews. The lawyer rose to national attention by representing Stormy Daniels in her legal battle with President Donald Trump over an alleged affair and payments to keep it quiet.

Esteri Approval of $330 mln military sale to Taiwan draws China's ire
Author: 0 Approval of $330 mln military sale to Taiwan draws China's ire

Beijing regards Taiwan as a breakaway province that should be reunited with the mainland, by force if necessary. Taiwan has welcomed the move, and said that the deal helps the independent nation off the coast of China strengthen its defenses and deal with the challenges from Beijing.

Esteri Trump brings rare laughter to United Nations summit
Author: 0 Trump brings rare laughter to United Nations summit

Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. Shortly before he spoke, in fact, U.N. Secretary-General Guterres had defended global cooperation as the only way to tackle the challenges and threats of increasingly chaotic times.

Esteri China denies United States request for port call to Hong Kong, report says
Author: 0 China denies United States request for port call to Hong Kong, report says

The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that China had canceled a Washington visit by the head of its navy, and U.S. officials said China had denied a request for a U.S. Mattis said he did not think there was a fundamental shift in relations between China and the United States. The sanctions are related to China's purchase of 10 SU-35 combat aircraft last year and S-400 surface-to-air missile system-related equipment this year, the State Department said.

Esteri Trump sparks unintentional laughter from members of the UN General Assembly
Author: 0 Trump sparks unintentional laughter from members of the UN General Assembly

On Monday, foreign ministers from Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China and Iran agreed to a "Special Purpose Vehicle" to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iranian imports and exports . They accuse Iran of supporting destabilizing proxies in Lebanon, Syria, Yemen and Iraq. Trump is now renegotiating trade deals with several U.S. allies, including Canada and Mexico, using high tariffs for leverage.

Esteri Paul Ryan Urges GOP to Let Trump Decide Rosenstein's Future
Author: 0 Paul Ryan Urges GOP to Let Trump Decide Rosenstein's Future

Questions about Rosenstein's future were revived after a New York Times report tha, in May 2017 discussions with Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials, he suggested the idea of secretly recording Trump - remarks his defenders insist were merely sarcastic - and of invoking the Constitution to have the Cabinet consider removing Trump from office.

Esteri White House Sanctions Top Venezuela Officials, Trump Decries Socialist Regime
Author: 0 White House Sanctions Top Venezuela Officials, Trump Decries Socialist Regime

More world leaders step up to the podium at the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday but the lion's share of attention will be down the hall where U.S. President Donald Trump will be chairing the Security Council. "The people working in the State Department on Venezuela know the danger of giving Maduro the legitimacy of an empty photo op with the president", said Geoff Ramsey, a Venezuela expert with the Washington Office on Latin America, a Washington-based think tank.

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