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by | September 19, 2018 | 18:48

The White House appeared eager to resolve the matter quickly. She said both of the teenage boys were extremely drunk at the time. "But I can only say this: he is such an outstanding man , very hard for me to imagine anything happened", he told reporters.

by | September 19, 2018 | 18:03

With Cabinet giving a nod, triple talaq will soon become an offence in the country. Ravi Shankar Prasad said it was vote bank politics that had stopped the Congress from supporting the bill. The government's executive order would allow Muslim women or immediate relatives to complain to the police, who could then arrest the husband if required, Prasad said, calling the issue one of gender justice and equality.

by | September 19, 2018 | 17:17

But discussions over how to implement the vague commitments have since faltered. "South and North Korea agreed on a specific step toward denuclearisation". In their third summit, Kim and Moon also laid out plans to draw down forces along their heavily fortified border and announced an agreement for their athletes to compete as a single team at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and to submit a joint bid to host the games in 2032.

by | September 19, 2018 | 16:41

The prosecutors in the case, the National Accountability Bureau , said they would appeal Wednesday's ruling and take their case against Sharif to the country's Supreme Court. Justice Athar Minallah, while announcing the verdict, directed to release Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Captain (r) Safdar over surety bonds worth Rs0.5 million each until final decision on their pleas.

by | September 19, 2018 | 16:17

This is not a man that deserves this, ' Trump told journalists. U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted yesterday, " Christine Blasey Ford is courageous, deserves to be heard, and treated with respect as she raises new questions about Brett Kavanaugh ".

by | September 19, 2018 | 13:40

Mr Duda made a direct appeal in their joint press conference saying that a permanent base would be named "Fort Trump " in honour of the United States leader. Meeting Duda earlier in the Oval Office, Trump said Poland's request was under consideration. "And I firmly believe that this is possible", he added.

by | September 19, 2018 | 11:50

Amid the devastation left behind by Hurricane Florence , former National Basketball Association superstar Michael Jordan pledged to donate $2 million to help those impacted by the storm . Florence dumped more than 8 trillion gallons (30 trillion liters) of rain on North Carolina, the weather service said. Jordan plans to visit the area at some point when the roads are safe to travel and check up on family and friends.

by | September 19, 2018 | 11:10

Following the conclusion of his summit talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , Mr Moon said North and South Korea had agreed that the Korean Peninsula should turn into a "land of peace without nuclear weapons and nuclear threats".

by | September 19, 2018 | 10:25

That the president's senior counselor, Kellyanne Conway, swiftly advocated listening to the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault points to the power of the #MeToo movement - and of women in politics.

by | September 19, 2018 | 07:15

President Trump ordered the release of all text messages, without redaction, related to the Russian Federation investigation from fired FBI Director James Comey , fired Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, fired FBI agent Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page.

by | September 19, 2018 | 05:26

Check back for updates. Prof Ford , a psychology lecturer in California , has accused Judge Kavanaugh of drunkenly trying to remove her clothing in 1982 when they were both teenagers in a Washington DC suburb. "So it kind of raises the question , do they want to come to the public hearing or not?" Sen. Dick Durbin of IL, the No. 2 Democrat, said Judge is needed "specifically and personally as an eyewitness to the occurrence".

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:30

The California professor who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were in high school is willing to testify to the Senate, her lawyer told "CBS This Morning" on Monday. It wasn't until 2012 that she reported having told a therapist about the incident while attending couples' therapy with her husband. At one point, she says, Mr.

by | September 18, 2018 | 21:30

Kane said that she drank socially with Kavanaugh while they were in high school, adding that the drinking age in the District of Columbia was 18 at the time. Ford told the Post that Kavanaugh "was trying to attack me and remove my clothing" at a teenagers' party one summer in the early 1980s. Spurred on by the #MeToo movement , sexual misconduct receives much more attention than it did then, and allegations of wrongdoing have toppled powerful men in politics, media, the arts and other fields.

by | September 18, 2018 | 21:14

At least 32 people in the mining town of Itogon, in Benguet province, were crushed in a single shelter. Rescuers used bare hands to remove roofing, slabs of concrete and planks of wood, standing side-by-side, passing debris along a line to a pile 50 feet away.

by | September 18, 2018 | 19:01

In a victory for Apple and its USA customers, smart watches and some other consumer electronics products were removed from the latest list. The levies will climb to 25 percent beginning January 1, 2019. "China's scope to retaliate is surprisingly limited however, especially since the outbreak of swine flu, which will anyway push up CPI inflation", Beamish said, referring to the deadly swine fever strain that is seen impacting Chinese pork prices.

by | September 18, 2018 | 18:46

The displaced families have fled decades of conflict, ethnic and religious persecution, poverty and economic hardships in turmoil-hit Afghanistan. Khan made the announcement at a fund-raising dinner in Karachi Sunday, but he did not make clear whether he will only confer citizenship to Afghans born in Pakistan or to all those who live there.

by | September 18, 2018 | 18:37

The shooters fled aboard three motorcycles, the Mexico City prosecutor's office said. Garibaldi square is one of the main attractions of the capital of Mexico and has always attracted a lot of couples who come here to listen to the serenades performed by a Mariachi.

by | September 18, 2018 | 17:50

Roy Cooper . Many areas in South Carolina's northeastern corner are already covered in water as the state prepares for what officials say could be as much as a foot more of water flowing into the state's rivers following Florence. Many motorists driving on the just-reopened southbound I-95 lanes in SC appeared to be local, Collins said. The N.C. Highway Patrol has stressed that people trying to return home should not drive around police barriers, said Cooper.

by | September 18, 2018 | 17:42

In a unanimous judgment, the Constitutional Court on Tuesday ordered that the private consumption and cultivation of cannabis be decriminalised. Jeremy Acton, the leader of the Dagga Party, which campaigns for the use of cannabis, said the ruling should have gone further to legalise the carrying of marijuana in public.

by | September 18, 2018 | 16:38

The spreading disaster claimed additional lives Sunday, with at least 17 people confirmed dead, and the nation's top emergency official said other states were in the path this week. Another Arizona team put together by various agencies, including Arizona State Forestry and Peoria Fire, was working out of Laurinburg, North Carolina.

by | September 18, 2018 | 15:27

The two leaders are expected to talk about "practical measures to denuclearise" the Korean peninsula, but the specifics are not known. He went on to say that he believes the "the establishment of an enduring peace regime is the way for the South and North to become the masters of Korean Peninsula issues, without getting pushed around by any worldwide situation and is also the path toward common prosperity and reunification".

by | September 18, 2018 | 15:21

Lindsey Graham of SC, said he's willing to hear from Ford provided that it's "done immediately" to keep the confirmation process on track. The allegation against Kavanaugh first came to light late last week in the form of a letter that had been for some time in the possession of Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the judiciary committee and one of its four female members.

by | September 18, 2018 | 14:20

Among them, James Comey , Andrew McCabe, Peter Strzok , Lisa Page, and Bruce Ohr . Trump commented on the investigation on Twitter on Monday, citing a Fox News report about Page's testimony that there was no evidence of collusion before the Mueller appointment.

by | September 18, 2018 | 13:56

An unnamed USA source has a different theory on the attack, telling CNN that the Russian plane was "inadvertently shot down" by Syrian government anti-aircraft artillery trying to stop the barrage of Israeli missiles. A search and rescue operation for the remains of the Russian plane was ongoing. The official added that the plane was downed by a Russian-made missile system which was sold to Syria.

by | September 18, 2018 | 11:23

A higher tariff of 25% is already in force on $50 billion worth of imports from China , and the period for public comments on a proposal to extend it to another $200 billion worth of goods ended recently. The duties already levied on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods followed a study on China's intellectual property practices released earlier this year.