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by | October 04, 2018 | 15:02

But May, who did not watch her former minister, again showed little sign of shifting away from her so-called Chequers plan to keep close ties with the European Union after Brexit , the biggest shift in British foreign and trade policy for more than 40 years.

by | October 04, 2018 | 08:37

The investigation is set to last one week as part of a bipartisan agreement reached by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Republican Senators John Kennedy and Roy Blunt said the Federal Bureau of Investigation report should be made public. The fight over Kavanaugh's nomination comes against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement fighting sexual harassment and assault that has toppled a succession of powerful men.

by | October 03, 2018 | 20:27

The fight over Kavanaugh's nomination to a lifetime job on the top U.S. court comes against the backdrop of the #MeToo movement fighting sexual harassment and assault that has toppled a succession of powerful men. The President said Tuesday night that Kavanaugh's "life is in tatters". Kavanaugh denied the claims in follow-up testimony of his own. The FBI's report will be given to all Senators, but it will not be released publicly, because, as Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ...

by | October 03, 2018 | 18:15

Kavanaugh's confirmation battle and the national soul-searching over sexual consent it has provoked threaten only to further motivate liberal female voters, leaving Republicans searching for a counterweight. Schumer said Kavanaugh was "rudely interrupting" senators in a way he'd never seen from a witness. "Is he telling the truth?" Flake, who pushed for a delay for the FBI to investigate the assault allegations, said he was keeping an open mind on the nomination.

by | October 02, 2018 | 22:50

The new policy , which went into effect this Monday, also requires queer partners of diplomats now in the United States to get married before the end of the year. Samantha Power , a former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations , took to Twitter to criticize the policy , calling it "needlessly cruel and bigoted".

by | October 02, 2018 | 22:48

Macedonia's PM Zoran Zaev, his wife Zorica and his son Dushko cast their ballot for the referendum in Macedonia on changing the country's name that would open the way for it to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union in Strumica, Macedonia September 30, 2018.

by | October 02, 2018 | 22:22

Mrs Trump will on Tuesday morning visit the children's block at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital to observe some of the efforts by the government to improve child healthcare. Her son, Barron, did not accompany her on the trip. She also watched a nurse demonstrate how vitamins are administered to babies by mouth and toured the neonatal intensive care unit.

by | October 02, 2018 | 22:03

The man who has been named as a witness to the alleged incident between Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and professor Christine Blasey Ford in the early 1980s has been interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation , according to his lawyer.

by | October 01, 2018 | 23:44

All week, USA officials have issued increasingly ominous warnings to Iran that the United States will respond aggressively to any perceived threats to its interests in the Middle East. Basra is Iraq's main port and one of its largest cities. Later it became known that the USA imposed additional sanctions against Iran and threatened to impose them in relation to European companies that do business with him.

by | October 01, 2018 | 23:35

President Trump has ordered the FBI to conduct an investigation into his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh , a process that will be "extensive", said retired FBI agent Warren Flagg. Given the choice, 48 percent believe Ford more than Kavanaugh, and 41 percent believe Kavanaugh more than Ford. Ford accused Kavanaugh of assaulting her at a party in the 1980s when both were teenagers, but she has been unable to recall some details about the night in question, including the precise date ...

by | October 01, 2018 | 22:16

Meanwhile, some Republicans want their own investigation into how accuser Christine Blasey Ford's letter about Kavanaugh was leaked to the media. "We're going to do a wholesale, full-scale investigation of what I think was a despicable process to deter it from happening again".

by | September 30, 2018 | 21:13

A military official says the plane is a Marine F-35B fighter jet on a routine training mission. "More information will be provided as it becomes available". Few details were revealed about the airstrike. The F-35 is the largest and most expensive weapons programme of its type in the world. The jet costs about $100 million.

by | September 30, 2018 | 21:07

Some Democrats said they could not support a NAFTA trade deal without Canada. In Ottawa, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and U.S. Ambassador David MacNaughton have been taking part in an aggressive, long-distance, last-minute push to get a deal done over the weekend.

by | September 30, 2018 | 20:54

Judge Kavauaugh replied: "This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone". While Ford is not the only woman to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct , she is the only one scheduled to testify publicly. Ford. the next day, I called Dr. Ford, we spoke on the phone, she reiterated that she wanted this held confidential". President Donald Trump has once again lambasted the Democrats for their treatment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , telling his followers to "pray" for the judge, ...

by | September 30, 2018 | 20:34

She advised that the United Nations must try and emulate the format of a family the nations must work together and keep every country's goals in perspective for the welfare of the world. # Sushma Swaraj UNGA address begins: EAM Sushma Swaraj begins her statement at the UNGA Congratulating Ma Fernanda Espinosa on assuming the position as the President of the 73rd Session of the UNGA, EAM said that the first woman to occupy this eminent chair was an Indian Smt.

by | September 30, 2018 | 19:15

U.S. President Donald Trump says he rejected a request for a one-on-one meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss NAFTA this week because Canada's tariffs are too high and the country's negotiators have refused to budge. "I don't like playing chicken with the future of the Canadian economy", the ambassador said at an event hosted by Politico. "Frankly, we're thinking of just taxing cars that come in from Canada".

by | September 30, 2018 | 18:28

While Ri reprised familiar North Korean complaints about Washington's resistance to a "phased" approach to denuclearisation under which North Korea would be rewarded as it took gradual steps, his statement appeared significant in that it did not reject unilateral denuclearisation out of hand as Pyongyang has done in the past.

by | September 28, 2018 | 18:45

Earlier Thursday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Charlotte tweeted, "With heavy hearts we announce a body believed to be 6-year-old Maddox Ritch was found at approximately 1 p.m. The FBI and more than two dozen local and state police departments have been searching for the missing boy. Authorities also partially drained the 80-acre lake to better see the shoreline.

by | September 28, 2018 | 18:44

While women have largely been demanding the removal of the archaic rule that prohibits their entry into the temple, the Travancore Devaswom Board has said that tradition and customs can not be broken. There may be some hurdles, but the government will work to implement the law . She said she had expected such a judgement and credited the country's legal system and Constitution for it.

by | September 28, 2018 | 18:33

But if a deal is struck, perhaps then or perhaps at an expected extraordinary summit in mid-November, then it would have to be approved by both the British and European Union parliaments . And David Mallon, a delegate from the North East, was embraced by party leader Jeremy Corbyn after opposing a second referendum and describing the European Union as a "capitalists' club".

by | September 28, 2018 | 17:46

The ABA said the FBI should investigate the numerous sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh. During his testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Brett Kavanaugh defended his qualifications for the Supreme Court by repeatedly citing his support from the American Bar Association.

by | September 28, 2018 | 15:47

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. Trump's unilateral approach to foreign affairs has marked a stark contrast from his predecessor. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani , who also addressed the United Nations , launched a scathing attack on Trump and his administration for abandoning global norms and imposing sanctions that amount to "economic terrorism".

by | September 28, 2018 | 14:15

Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Senator Chuck Grassley opened the hearing with an apology to both Blasey Ford and Kavanaugh. She began by expressing sympathy for Ford, who'd said she was "terrified" to testify, saying, "I just wanted to let you know, I'm very sorry".

by | September 27, 2018 | 21:48

It is not clear how many men have been prosecuted under the law since its inception - there is no data available. The Supreme Court today struck down adultery as an offence and termed Section 497 as unconstitutional. "They are not in any way situated differently than men", Shine's petition said. "Adultery can be a ground for divorce but not a criminal offence". Even though the court admitted that "without a shadow of doubt", adultery is grounds for divorce, it noted how 'a man having ...

by | September 27, 2018 | 20:18

The unconfirmed allegation was made public on the eve of the long-awaited hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee involving Kavanaugh and another accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , a California college professor. The White House had no immediate comment on the allegations by Swetnick. "I think it's frightful what the Democrats have done - it's a con game, they really are con artists", he said.