• Pompeo, Kim hold
Pompeo, Kim hold "productive" dialogue on Singapore statement, test site: State Department

In Pyongyang on Sunday, Pompeo and Kim met for about 3 1/2 hours, first in a business session and then in a 90-minute luncheon that the North Korean leader hosted at a state guesthouse, according to the pool report from the lone US journalist allowed to accompany Pompeo on his Asia trip.

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  • Susan Collins Spoke Out Against Sexual Assault When a Democrat Was Accused
Susan Collins Spoke Out Against Sexual Assault When a Democrat Was Accused

A major bombshell in Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh's nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court came early Friday afternoon, October 5, when Alaska Sen. "I do not consent, where's my representation", one yelled. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, announced they, too, would support Kavanaugh. This march is part of a nationwide protest coming one day after Repu...

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  • John Paul Stevens Opposes Kavanaugh: Thursday Hearing 'Changed My Mind'
John Paul Stevens Opposes Kavanaugh: Thursday Hearing 'Changed My Mind'

The Palm Beach Post reports that Stevens, a lifelong Republican, told an audience of retirees that he initially supported Kavanaugh's nomination - and even wrote about one of his opinions in his 2014 book , " Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution ".

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  • Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to supreme court
Trump welcomes Kavanaugh's appointment to supreme court

Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, one of the Democrats who voted against the motion and has vocally opposed Kavanaugh's nomination since accusations of sexual assault arose in July, lamented the vote's passing on CNN. media. It was Kavanaugh's fiery testimony, charged with partisan accusations, that swayed her. The nation is made up of immig...

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  • White US cop convicted of murder of black teen
White US cop convicted of murder of black teen

Officer Jason Van Dyke is charged with first-degree murder, aggravated battery and official misconduct. Mr. Greenberg said prison conditions for an officer, like Van Dyke, could be rougher than for average convicts. But Mr. Greenberg said judges nearly always order defendants to serve such sentences simultaneously. "You've seen it on vi...

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  • Kavanaugh is confirmed: Senate Oks Supreme Court nominee
Kavanaugh is confirmed: Senate Oks Supreme Court nominee

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., the majority leader, mocked Democrats and warned that a vote against Kavanaugh based on uncorroborated accusations would dangerously erode "the ideals of justice that have served our nation so well for so long".

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  • Russian Federation calls for rupee-rouble trade; prepares economic strategy for India
Russian Federation calls for rupee-rouble trade; prepares economic strategy for India

Sources had earlier said Modi and Putin would also deliberate on impact of U.S. sanctions on import of crude oil from Iran. A contract for the delivery of five S-400 systems, one of Russia's most advanced anti-aircraft weapons, has been signed between Moscow and New Delhi , the Kremlin has confirmed.

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  • CAATSA waiver not a free ticket, say U.S
CAATSA waiver not a free ticket, say U.S

India and Russian Federation are set to sign defence deals worth over $7 billion at the bilateral summit on Friday, but financial sanctions by the United States have cast a shadow as they limit New Delhi's capacity to transfer funds to Moscow.

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  • Theresa May dances her way onstage to Abba at Tory conference
Theresa May dances her way onstage to Abba at Tory conference

She warned that in-fighting over the details of European Union withdrawal could result in "no Brexit at all " and added: "If we stick together and hold our nerve, I know we can get a deal that delivers for Britain". The Tory party conference has been dominated by Brexit, with former foreign secretary Boris Johnson launching a fresh attack ...

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  • Senators to Review FBI's Report on Kavanaugh Under Strict Security
Senators to Review FBI's Report on Kavanaugh Under Strict Security

Capitol Police, who were keeping demonstrators and frequently reporters at arm's length by forming wedges around lawmakers walking through corridors. Assuming the probe is finished this week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged to hold the vote on Friday.

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  • Theresa May Beats Back Her Critics Over Brexit
Theresa May Beats Back Her Critics Over Brexit

It was a warm welcome for a leader, whose fragile position was put under further pressure after the European Union rejected parts of her so-called Chequers plan and critics stepped up calls for her to rethink her strategy for Brexit , Britain's biggest trade and foreign policy shift for more than 40 years.

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  • Trump says Saudi King wouldn't last two weeks without United States support
Trump says Saudi King wouldn't last two weeks without United States support

Brent crude oil futures LCOc1 were trading at $85.85 per barrel at 0104 GMT, down 44 cents, or 0.5 percent, from their last close. Iran accused Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation on Wednesday of breaking OPEC's agreement on output cuts by producing more crude, adding that the two countries would not be able to produce enough oil to make up f...

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  • ‘Very scary time’ for young American men, says Trump
‘Very scary time’ for young American men, says Trump

Christine Blasey Ford , who is Kavanaugh's most prominent accusers, after she appeared Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, saying she couldn't recall key details of the alleged assault. Asked then about his messages to men and women, Trump criticized the Kavanaugh case and said at one point: "When you are guilty until proven innocent,...

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  • United States restricts visas to unmarried gay diplomats' partners
United States restricts visas to unmarried gay diplomats' partners

Most countries do not have marriage equality but the policy will apply even if same-sex marriages are illegal in the diplomat's home country. Rep. Eliot L. "Same-sex spouses of USA diplomats now enjoy the same rights and benefits as opposite-sex spouses", the note said. She said that the United States will make an exception if countries that do...

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  • Kavanaugh 'quizzed by police' over row after UB40 gig
Kavanaugh 'quizzed by police' over row after UB40 gig

Three women have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, but it's been reported FBI investigators are only pursuing information behind two of the allegations. Grassley said he was reminded of the 1991 testimony of then-Judge Clarence Thomas, who told the committee that the hearing into sexual harassment allegations from Anita Hill amounted to a "...

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  • North Korea says peace declaration not a bargaining chip
North Korea says peace declaration not a bargaining chip

The Korean War left millions dead or missing, and South Korea wants to expand joint excavations with North Korea . More than 800,000 mines are believed to have been planted along the entire border during and after the 1950-53 war to defend against infiltration.

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  • Police questioned Kavanaugh after bar fight in 1985
Police questioned Kavanaugh after bar fight in 1985

The New York Times obtained a police report of the incident, which took place at a local Yale bar in 1985. Ludington said in the statement that Kavanaugh was a belligerent, aggressive drunk who hung out with jocks, drank other alcohol products in addition to beer, and he once saw Kavanaugh throw a drink in a man's face as a response to a semi-...

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  • FBI digs into US Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh's past
FBI digs into US Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh's past

When asked whether he thought a limited investigation would be enough to satisfy hold out Republican votes, McConnell replied, "We've asked them what they need, and this is what they have said ". The person familiar with Ramirez's questioning, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity, said she also provided investigators with th...

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  • Tropical Storm Rosa nears Mexico’s Baja California coast
Tropical Storm Rosa nears Mexico’s Baja California coast

Hurricane Rosa, which will downgrade to a tropical storm, is expected to bring inches of rain the the desert southwest but looks like Sunday will have some storms too. Firefighters in the Phoenix area are reminding residents they can fill up sandbags for free at some area fire stations, CNN affiliate KPHO/KTVK reports.

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  • New military jet crashes, pilot ejects in SC
New military jet crashes, pilot ejects in SC

The F-35 army jet crashed in the USA state of SC this afternoon just minutes away from its army base. The service did not give a suspected cause for the crash, saying the incident remained under investigation. "Driving down cost is critical to the success of this program", said Vice Admiral Mat Winter, head of the Pentagon's F-35 office. "Marines...

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  • 1,200 convicts escape Indonesian prisons in quake-tsunami zone
1,200 convicts escape Indonesian prisons in quake-tsunami zone

Dozens of injured people were being treated in makeshift medical tents set up outdoors, TV images showed. The first quake tremors were felt on Friday in Palu . The quake triggered tsunami along coastal areas in Palu and also in Donggala. Already, a story of bravery has emerged from the tragedy. Outside a police hospital, dead bodies are be...

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  • Winds batter Japan as Typhoon Trami heads towards Tokyo
Winds batter Japan as Typhoon Trami heads towards Tokyo

The typhoon, rated by Tropical Storm Risk as a category 1, the lowest on a five-point scale, killed two people and injured nearly 130, public broadcaster NHK said. Sunday, with the central Tokyo Yamanote loop line and others halting at 8 p.m., according to notices on the East Japan Railway website. The Yomiuri ShimbunAn extremely powerful typ...

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  • Ford has not been contacted by FBI yet in Kavanaugh investigation
Ford has not been contacted by FBI yet in Kavanaugh investigation

The FBI is full of them'. "Such acts are not only unfair; they are potentially illegal". The source reiterated that the agents would make no conclusion about what witnesses tell them and would hand their results over to the White House, which is standard protocol in similar background investigations.

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  • US, Canada hold last-minute NAFTA talks as deadline looms
US, Canada hold last-minute NAFTA talks as deadline looms

Trudeau's comments comes a day after US President Donald Trump said he had rejected the Canadian prime minister's request for a one-on-one meeting, though Trudeau's spokeswoman said no meeting was requested. Deadlines for the conclusion of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations between the USA and Canada continue to be set as ...

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  • GOP Bringing In Arizona Prosecutor For Kavanaugh Hearing
GOP Bringing In Arizona Prosecutor For Kavanaugh Hearing

When Christine Blasey Ford delivered her opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday describing her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her, she said she was "terrified". It'll easily be the highest-profile case of Mitchell's long and distinguished career handling sex crimes, an area s...

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