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by | October 04, 2018 | 07:55

The Russian leader pushed back against escalating criticism of OPEC and its allies, which Trump has blamed for Brent crude's rise to a four-year high near $85 a barrel. Mr Skripal and his daughter survived an attack in Salisbury , which the United Kingdom says was carried out by two agents of Russian military intelligence .

by | October 04, 2018 | 07:52

On Wednesday night, McConnell filed cloture, calling for a vote to end debate on Kavanaugh on Friday, with a final vote possible as soon as Saturday, if Republicans clear the procedural hurdle. Democrats also demanded that the FBI privately brief the Senate about the investigation before the chamber votes. Many Republican senators have said they view the accusations and subsequent questions as desperate delay tactics on the part of Democrats.

by | October 04, 2018 | 06:24

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith was rushing to a vote Wednesday when a woman shouted at her: "Do you believe survivors?" "There's no time and no place for remarks like that", Flake said in an interview with NBC News early Wednesday. Garrett's lawyer, William Sullivan, said Garrett has voluntarily co-operated with the FBI's reopened background check, but he declined to comment further.

by | October 04, 2018 | 05:13

The target was meant to explode in a burst of colour which would indicate the sex of his unborn child. In Dennis's defence, he did own up to starting the wildfire and was slapped with a misdemeanour charge of starting a fire without a permit.

by | October 04, 2018 | 03:54

I don't know! But I had one beer. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has said the chamber will vote on Kavanaugh later this week, and the conservative jurist's fate is in the hands of a handful of undecided GOP and Democratic senators.

by | October 04, 2018 | 02:06

President Donald Trump said the king of Saudi Arabia may not last two weeks without US support, escalating pressure on one of his closest Arab allies to curb rising oil prices and pay for military protection. Saudi Arabia has always been a major buyer of US weaponry, spending billions of dollars on advanced systems, a point Trump was keen to make when Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman visited the White House in March.

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:44

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) unanimously ruled that Washington "shall remove by means of its choosing any impediments arising from the measures announced on May 8 to the free exportation to Iran of medicines and medical devices, food and agricultural commodities" as well as airplane parts, Judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf wrote.

by | October 03, 2018 | 22:52

But what has undoubtedly gathered the most attention of late is her dance moves. Clips of the her "dad dancing" have already been the subject of a number of memes, while some users labelled the clip "cringeworthy". The Prime Minister also joked about her calamitous speech past year when she could not stop coughing and the sign behind her fell down. James said: "She just danced on to the stage, I'm not joking".

by | October 03, 2018 | 21:55

Mrs May, whose Chequers plan for Brexit was branded a "cheat" in Boris Johnson's conference speech yesterday, will be hoping to improve on her last address to the faithful. May is urging her fractious Conservative Party to unite and help her seal a deal with the bloc. Sir Graham is required to call a no-confidence vote in Mrs May if he receives 48 letters from MPs.

by | October 03, 2018 | 20:38

Gunmen opened fire on armed forces marching inside a park as well as spectators who had gathered to watch the parade, Iranian armed forces spokesman Brig. "Yet top US officials at the Pentagon and the White House are avoiding anything that sounds like a declaration of victory". It has more than enough proxy capability in Syria to avoid such a direct confrontation.

by | October 03, 2018 | 20:28

An internal French foreign ministry memo in August told diplomats not to travel to Iran, Reuters revealed, citing the Villepinte bomb plot and a toughening of Iran's position towards the West. All three are Belgian nationals of Iranian origin. A French diplomatic source told AFP that the security forces had concluded that "the head of operations at the (Iranian) intelligence ministry ordered it".

by | October 03, 2018 | 19:41

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. "Something has happened to them in their lives, and their rage and anger, they take it out now on the country or on all men or men in "the powerful majority", which is white Christian men and so forth'".

by | October 03, 2018 | 18:11

Rosmah Mansor smiled at reporters Wednesday but didn't speak as she was escorted into the agency's building. She is expected to face more than 20 charges, mostly for money laundering. She presented herself for questioning at 10.42am accompanied by her lawyer Datuk K Kumaraendran, after being summoned by the MACC. Rosmah, widely reviled in Malaysia due to her profligate spending and imperious manner while her husband was in power, arrived at the MACC headquarters in a two-car convoy late ...

by | October 03, 2018 | 18:12

They used shady methods, sometimes constituting fraud, to funnel money to one another. "Our beloved mother, Mary Anne Trump , passed away in August 2000", Robert Trump said in the statement to The Times . What we did not know at the time , however, was the degree to which Trump's story about himself was a lie. If Fred Trump was the silent partner, helping finance the accouterments of wealth, it was Donald Trump who spun them into a seductive narrative.

by | October 03, 2018 | 14:43

Theresa May won a skirmish in her running battle with Boris Johnson today - as activists queued round the block for her speech to conference. After Mr Johnson used a conference fringe to fire up his supporters, branding the PM's Brexit plan "a cheat" on the British people, Mrs May was helped in her fightback against her former Cabinet colleague by David Mundell, who launched the first salvo in the Scottish Conservatives' Stop Boris campaign - dubbed "Operation Arse".

by | October 03, 2018 | 14:01

Ms Ford's lawyer, Michael Bromwich , called Mr Trump's attack "vicious, vile and soulless". He reiterated his earlier claims Tuesday that nowadays you are "guilty until proven innocent", and stepped up his line of argument that men are under attack in America, without mentioning survivors of sexual assault.

by | October 03, 2018 | 12:43

The 37-year-old actress, who appeared in the X-Men and Iron Man film franchises, sparked concern among her millions of fans when she disappeared from public view in June. "Here, I sincerely apologize to everyone". A statement released by Fan's studio previously said she was the victim of "slander", but did not dispute the authenticity of the documents Cui released.

by | October 03, 2018 | 12:15

Phoenix prosecutor Rachel Mitchell questions Christine Blasey Ford as Republican senators, from left, Ben Sasse (Neb.), Ted Cruz (Tex.), Mike Lee (Utah) and John Cornyn (Tex.) listen at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on September 27.

by | October 03, 2018 | 11:14

And a man's life is in tatters. President Donald Trump expressed new support for Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday while lamenting the "current climate" and what it means for young men. "We simply can't", Flake, who is retiring as a senator in January, said at an event in Washington. "I tell myself, 'You give a little leeway because of what he's been through.' But on the other hand, we can't have this on the court.

by | October 03, 2018 | 09:34

I don't know remember. "I don't remember", he said repeatedly, apparently mocking her testimony. 'I don't remember.' How many years ago was it? 'Where's the house?' I don't know. Trump had been advised. "A man's life is shattered", he said. "You can be somebody that was ideal your entire life and somebody could accuse you of something.