• 1 confirmed dead after plane crash in Pacific lagoon
1 confirmed dead after plane crash in Pacific lagoon

The Papua New Guinea-based airline said on Friday all 47 passengers and crew on board had safely evacuated the Boeing Co 737 jet after it landed in a lagoon during heavy rain and reduced visibility. In a statement sent to Business Insider, Air Niugini CEO Tahawar Durrani confirmed the death "with deep sadness" and said the company was "committing a...

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  • US, Canada Reach NAFTA Deal
US, Canada Reach NAFTA Deal

US and Canadian negotiators have been working around the clock this weekend to make a Sunday midnight deadline that would allow the countries to sign the deal before Mexico's outgoing President Enrique Pena Nieto leaves office on November 30.

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  • Lighthizer hints Mexico pact may need to be reopened if delayed — NAFTA
Lighthizer hints Mexico pact may need to be reopened if delayed — NAFTA

That's the mother lode. "That's the big one". Shortly after Trump's news conference, the Prime Minister's Office disputed the president's statement - insisting it did not request a meeting. The three nations' auto industries are highly integrated, and tariffs on Canadian cars would be hugely disruptive. The Canadian leader added existing USA ta...

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  • North Korea slams continued USA sanctions
North Korea slams continued USA sanctions

Their first meeting in Singapore in June this year was hailed as a big step toward denuclearisation of North Korea by Trump . Ri referred to a joint statement issued by Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump at a first ever summit between a serving U.S.

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  • Tsunami-hit Indonesia shopping mall being looted
Tsunami-hit Indonesia shopping mall being looted

Many people were reported trapped in the rubble of buildings brought down in the 7.5 magnitude quake which struck on Friday and triggered tsunami waves as high as six metres, agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho told a news conference.

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  • Body found in hunt for six-year-old boy — Maddox Ritch missing
Body found in hunt for six-year-old boy — Maddox Ritch missing

Gastonia SWAT teams searched the lake and nearby waterways on kayaks. Helton mentioned that the "blond-haired, blue-eyed boy" had been out early walking around, looking at turtles at Rankin Lake Park before he disappeared. "Now today i found out im not a dad anymore". Ian went on to say, "Once sunday morning came thats when it startes m...

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  • Supreme Court to deliver judgment tomorrow in Sabarimala temple entry for women
Supreme Court to deliver judgment tomorrow in Sabarimala temple entry for women

A number of petitions had challenged the restrictions on the entry of women of menstrual age. In October 2017, a three-judge bench comprising CJI Dipak Misra , Justice R Banumathi and Justice Ashok Bhushan, had referred the matter for consideration to a Constitution bench.

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  • Labour votes to keep open the option of second Brexit referendum
Labour votes to keep open the option of second Brexit referendum

But Labour lawmaker David Lammy, who backs a second vote , said a referendum offering the choice between "no deal or a bad deal" would be "farcical". Europe is therefore anxious, and Barnier took the opportunity of Corbyn's visit to Brussels to attend a tribute to murdered pro-Europe Labour MP Jo Cox to arrange a meeting.

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  • George W. Bush Is Whipping Votes for Brett Kavanaugh
George W. Bush Is Whipping Votes for Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh: "I'm innocent. I'm innocent of this charge". They predicted that if the three back Kavanaugh, he will be confirmed. During his hearing , lawmakers asked Kavanaugh multiple times whether he believed an FBI investigation into the allegations would be prudent.

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  • Kavanaugh accuser details alleged sexual assault to U.S. Senate committee
Kavanaugh accuser details alleged sexual assault to U.S. Senate committee

In a teaser clip for an interview that will air in full on Showtime's "The Circus" Sunday, Swetnick tells co-host John Heilemann that she believes the behavior she witnessed from Kavanaugh when he was in high school disqualifies him from a lifetime appointment to the highest court in the land.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh’s Prepared Statement & New Accuser Claims: Read Both Here
Brett Kavanaugh’s Prepared Statement & New Accuser Claims: Read Both Here

In The New Yorker's story that broke the name of Kavanaugh's second accuser , Deborah Ramirez , Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer wrote that Rasor remembers Judge "had told her ashamedly of an incident that involved him and other boys taking turns having sex with a drunk woman".

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  • Trump Chairs UNSC Session but Faces Opposition on Iran Issue
Trump Chairs UNSC Session but Faces Opposition on Iran Issue

Without explicitly naming Trump , the leader of the Islamic Republic accused "rulers in the world", clearly referencing the United States, of trying to seek power "through the fomenting of extremist, nationalism, and racism and through xenophobic tendencies resembling a Nazi disposition as well as through the trampling of global rules and underm...

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  • New allegations against Kavanaugh submitted to Senate panel
New allegations against Kavanaugh submitted to Senate panel

Ford began. According to a committee aide, in an email to Avenatti on Wednesday, Republican committee staff said that "yesterday committee investigators interviewed Judge Kavanaugh again, under penalty of felony". Feinstein said: "So what you are telling us is this could not be a case of mistaken identity". Why would two separate men come ...

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  • Intelligence Group Claims Spy Poisoning Suspect is Highly Decorated Russian Colonel
Intelligence Group Claims Spy Poisoning Suspect is Highly Decorated Russian Colonel

Boshirov and another man whose passport name is Alexander Petrov, have been charged in the U.K.in the March attack in Salisbury on the Russian ex-double agent Skripal and his daughter Yulia using the Novichok , a type of nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union in the 1980s.

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  • Trump Defends Handling of Kavanaugh Allegations: ‘Republicans Could Not be Nicer’
Trump Defends Handling of Kavanaugh Allegations: ‘Republicans Could Not be Nicer’

She can talk as long as she wants and say anything she wants - what, will commitee chairman Sen. The allegations , from a woman identified as Julie Swetnick, were made public by attorney Michael Avenatti on Wednesday morning. Trump continued, "Oh gee, let's not make him a Supreme Court judge because of that". But it also appeared to risk infla...

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  • Yale Law Students Stage Sit-In to Protest Brett Kavanaugh
Yale Law Students Stage Sit-In to Protest Brett Kavanaugh

This is a smear, plain and simple. The White House and its Republican congressional allies on Tuesday delivered a message of unwavering support for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh after the judge went on television to fight back against allegations of sexual misconduct that have imperiled his nomination.

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  • Trump on Israeli-Palestinian conflict: 'I like two-state solution'
Trump on Israeli-Palestinian conflict: 'I like two-state solution'

China has responded to Mr. Trump's tariffs by targeting higher duties on US farm exports, hitting especially hard at Mr. Trump's GOP base in Midwestern and southern states. During the public part of the meeting, which took place at the United Nations headquarters, Trump for the first time since taking office publicly said that he would like a two-...

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  • Avenatti Client Emerges With New Allegations Against Kavanaugh
Avenatti Client Emerges With New Allegations Against Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh is facing new allegations of sexual misconduct from a woman claiming he and his friends spiked punch at parties in order to assault women - and says she was gang raped at one of them. He told "The View" she's willing to testify to the committee. The letter went on to list six questions that Avenatti suggested the Senat...

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  • Sex crimes prosecutor Rachel Mitchell to question Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford
Sex crimes prosecutor Rachel Mitchell to question Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford

The new allegation, reported Sunday by The New Yorker magazine, prompted the Senate Judiciary Committee's top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein of California, to call for a postponement of Thursday's highly anticipated hearing where Kavanaugh and Ford are to testify.

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  • Russian Federation to supply Syria with anti-aircraft system after spy plane downed
Russian Federation to supply Syria with anti-aircraft system after spy plane downed

The Russian IL-20 found itself, according to the Russian Ministry of Defence, caught in the crossfire. Although Putin had sought last week to tamp down tensions over the downing of the plane, calling the incident an "accident", he told Assad that he "held Israel responsible" for the deaths of the 15 Russian service members, the statement said.

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  • Navy commander Abhilash Tomy rescued, in conscious state
Navy commander Abhilash Tomy rescued, in conscious state

Tomy was battling for life on the dismasted sailboat Thoriya with a severe back injury, the officials said. " A sense of relief to know that naval officer Cdr Tomy is rescued by the French fishing vessel". The Australian, Indian and French navies have dispatched vessels to rescue the sailor , however they are unlikely to reach him before tomo...

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  • Trump wants Mueller probe delayed if Rosenstein leaves
Trump wants Mueller probe delayed if Rosenstein leaves

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves after a meeting at the White House on Monday in Washington , DC. The New York Times report said Rosenstein had discussed wearing a "wire" to tape Trump and pursuing his removal from office in meetings and conversations with Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation offic...

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  • Lawyer for Kavanaugh’s Accuser Faces Tough Scrutiny
Lawyer for Kavanaugh’s Accuser Faces Tough Scrutiny

Vice President Mike Pence called the Supreme Court nominee "a man of integrity with impeccable credentials". Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., wrote a letter to President Trump urging him to direct the FBI to investigate sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court...

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  • Ted Cruz Attacks Beto O'Rourke for Denouncing Police Murder
Ted Cruz Attacks Beto O'Rourke for Denouncing Police Murder

Beto (pronounced Beh-toe, with a short e) is a Spanish-language nickname for Roberto. O'Rourke has publicly called for Guyger to be fired. We would have advised the Cruz campaign to leave the nominative tomfoolery to respectable outfits like the Free Beacon and, well, The Scrapbook.

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  • Vatican temporarily suspends Indian bishop accused of raping nun
Vatican temporarily suspends Indian bishop accused of raping nun

Bishop Mulakkal had earlier filed for anticipatory bail in the Kerala High Court , which was deferred to September 25. The arrest of bishop Franco Mulakkal for raping a nun got a mixed response in Jalandhar with some members of the Christian community distributing candies and church representatives saying that the action was taken un...

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