Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh not to teach at Harvard next year

In an email obtained by CNN, Catherine Claypoole, the associate dean and dean for academic and faculty affairs at the Harvard Law School, informs students that Kavanaugh "indicated that he can no longer commit to teaching his course in January Term 2... More..

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More than 1,200 law professors urge the Senate to reject Brett Kavanaugh
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

More than 1,200 law professors urge the Senate to reject Brett Kavanaugh

As the Senate Judiciary Committee vote is now on pause pending an FBI investigation into Kavanaugh , this is probably the worst thing Trump could have done to help his case. Graham said he did not approve of T...More..

Twitter reacts to Theresa May’s Dancing Queen moment
by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Twitter reacts to Theresa May’s Dancing Queen moment

Theresa May promised an end to austerity after an eight-year squeeze on spending as she closed a turbulent Conservative conference with a commitment to secure a Brexit that delivers for the entire countr...More..

by | Thursday, October 04, 2018

Trump's Mocking Of Blasey Ford Adds Fuel To Kavanaugh Nomination Fire

That's put a pair of female Republican senators, Maine's Susan Collins and Alaska's Lisa Murkowski , under excruciating pressure. According to Kavanaugh's 1982 calendar, he hosted a party that included sev...More..

GOP-hired prosecutor questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

GOP-hired prosecutor questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford

That tone went out the window at a rally in MS on Tuesday night, where the president mocked Ford's testimony in front of a cheering crowd, NBC reports. "Yes, we drank beer". "You can be somebody that was ...More..

Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt mocks Boris Johnson's bridge plan
by | Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt mocks Boris Johnson's bridge plan

Johnson also set out a way to fight the Labour leader, who solidified the socialist takeover of the Labour party at the opposition's conference in Liverpool last week, pledging lower taxes and a free-market e...More..

More Than 380 Deaths Due to Earthquake & Tsunami In Indonesia
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

More Than 380 Deaths Due to Earthquake & Tsunami In Indonesia

Local news showed a smartphone video of a powerful wave hitting Palu, with people screaming and running in fear. Photos showed twisted tin and wood splinters floating in the coffee-colored torrent alongside car...More..

Canada | New NAFTA Deal | Trump Tariffs
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Canada | New NAFTA Deal | Trump Tariffs

President Donald Trump says his administration uses tariffs to negotiate trade deals . The president said his administration had not yet agreed to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada , a ...More..

by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Flake urges ‘real investigation’ by FBI of Scotus nominee

FILE PHOTO: Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., S...More..

Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weapons
by | Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Seoul: North Korea estimated to have 20-60 nuclear weapons

It's not known how many mines are at Panmunjom and Arrow Head Hill, but military commentator Lee Illwoo said the Koreas would be able to clear tens of thousands at most. KCNA said that Pyongyang was willing t...More..

DFA provides assistance to Filipinos in Air Niugini flight
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

DFA provides assistance to Filipinos in Air Niugini flight

Air Niugini in a release said that as of Saturday afternoon, it was unable to account for a male passenger. Within minutes of the plane coming to a stop over 100 meters from the runway in the lagoon, local ...More..

Alan Dershowitz Urges Delay Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote For FBI Probe
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

Alan Dershowitz Urges Delay Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote For FBI Probe

The conservative jurist's Senate confirmation had seemed assured until Ms Ford came forward and then other women emerged with additional allegations of sexual misconduct. Republicans appointed Arizona sex crim...More..

White House not ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe
by | Monday, October 01, 2018

White House not ‘micromanaging’ Kavanaugh probe

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona sough the investigation and asked that it be limited in scope and last no more than a week. Judge has also denied misconduct allegations. A lawyer for the woman who has a...More..

Trump says he and Kim Jong Un 'in love'
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

Trump says he and Kim Jong Un 'in love'

North Korea's foreign minister has told the United Nations there is no way the country would give up its nuclear weapons unilaterally while sanctions remain in place. North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) sha...More..

‘New Pakistan’ cast in the mould of old, says India at UN
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

‘New Pakistan’ cast in the mould of old, says India at UN

Pakistan media on Sunday reacted sharply to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's statements before the United Nations General Assembly over Pakistan's sponsorship for cross-border terrorism. He sai...More..

ABC staff demand chairman step down pending political interference investigation
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

ABC staff demand chairman step down pending political interference investigation

Media reports alleged this week that ABC chairman Justin Milne had unsuccessfully pressured ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie to fire two senior reporters to prevent potential cuts in government fu...More..

President Trump Accuses China of 'Meddling' in Midterm Elections
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

President Trump Accuses China of 'Meddling' in Midterm Elections

Speaking at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council, Trump said that "regrettably, we found that China has been attempting to interfere" in the 2018 elections . He said more information regarding ...More..

'Many victims' after 3-metre-high tsunami smashes into Indonesian island
by | Sunday, September 30, 2018

'Many victims' after 3-metre-high tsunami smashes into Indonesian island

It was reported as being 3 metres high in some areas and double that height elsewhere. "Every minute an ambulance brings in bodies". Reports are still coming in of the impact of the disaster on communities ...More..

Search for Maddox Ritch comes to tragic end
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Search for Maddox Ritch comes to tragic end

He was last seen wearing an orange t-shirt that says "I'm the man" and black shorts with a white stripe. Six-year-old Maddox Ritch remains missing despite hundreds of trained searchers looking for him and...More..

India’s Supreme Court strikes down adultery law
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

India’s Supreme Court strikes down adultery law

The Supreme Court has decriminalised adultery , striking down a colonial-era law after declaring that it is time to say "husband is not the master" and pressing ahead with a drive for equality that crossed a...More..

Trump Chairs UNSC Session but Faces Opposition on Iran Issue
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Trump Chairs UNSC Session but Faces Opposition on Iran Issue

The president has removed the US from the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran , citing the country's destabilizing actions throughout the region and support for terrorist groups like Hezbollah, and he accused its ...More..

Russian Federation to send advanced weapons to Syria to fight Israel
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Russian Federation to send advanced weapons to Syria to fight Israel

That's clearly the point. 'In regions near Syria over the Mediterranean Sea , there will be radio-electronic suppression of satellite navigation, on-board radar systems and communication systems of military ...More..

Everybody on plane survives crash landing in Pacific lagoon
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Everybody on plane survives crash landing in Pacific lagoon

The typical passengers would be business people from Micronesia, Papua New Guinea and Australia, Harris said, as well as some tourists. Dramatic pictures shared on social media show the Boeing 737 partially...More..

Hiring of 'sex crimes prosecutor' concerns Ford's lawyer
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Hiring of 'sex crimes prosecutor' concerns Ford's lawyer

She speaks nationally and trains detectives and social workers how to ask sensitive questions of sexual assault victims and those who commit such crimes. Previously, she only headed the sex crimes bureau. But...More..

'Absolutely’ sure Kavanaugh, Trump SC nominee, assaulted me, says accuser
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

'Absolutely’ sure Kavanaugh, Trump SC nominee, assaulted me, says accuser

ORIGINAL: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's hearing began with senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee giving opening statements for 30 minutes. "I like beer", he said, but he also said he'd never passed out ...More..

Kavanaugh, Ford testify in Senate Judiciary Committee hearing
by | Friday, September 28, 2018

Kavanaugh, Ford testify in Senate Judiciary Committee hearing

He also called the Democrats' tactics "the most unethical sham". Republicans are concerned, among other reasons, that further investigations could push a vote past the November elections that may switch S...More..

Salisbury poisoning suspect named as decorated Russian colonel
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Salisbury poisoning suspect named as decorated Russian colonel

Interested in Russia? Add Russia as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Russia news, video, and analysis from ABC News. In 2014 he was awarded Russia's highest military honour, the Hero of the Russi...More..

by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump touts his own achievements, and the United Nations laughs

Trump compared USA relations with Iran to what he called improved ties with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who Trump had met in Singapore in June as part of a still-unfulfilled drive to get Pyongyang to gi...More..

Trump says he may delay meeting with Rosenstein
by | Thursday, September 27, 2018

Trump says he may delay meeting with Rosenstein

Rosenstein, of course, has come under scrutiny after the New York Times report last week saying that he talked about secretly recording Trump and getting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th amendment. But in a...More..

Trump bragged about his presidency at United Nations and world leaders laughed
by | Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Trump bragged about his presidency at United Nations and world leaders laughed

The current U.S. administration "seems determined to render all worldwide institutions ineffectual", Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the General Assembly, criticising the United States for backing out o...More..