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John Oliver slammed Republican defenders of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has been accused of sexual assault by two women. “So the president cast doubt on someone who said she was sexually assaulted while also sort of implying that her parents don’t love her,” Oliver said.
An Indonesian teenager spent 49 days at sea in a fishing hut before he was spotted by a Panamanian-flagged vessel. In July, Aldi Novel Adilang, 19, was working as a lamp keeper, lighting lamps to attract fish to the floating fishing
The rejection by some jihadi groups of the Russia-Turkey deal highlights the problems that the agreement may face in the coming weeks, as the demilitarized zone is scheduled to be established by mid-October. It also underscores the divisions between insurgent factions as some groups backed by Turkey, such as the National Front for Liberation, have welcomed the move that averted a wide government offensive on Idlib.
Pope Francis on Sunday paid homage to Holocaust victims who perished in the Vilnius ghetto, 75 years to the day after the Nazis liquidated it, and remembered those who risked and lost their lives to challenge the Soviet regime in Lithuania. Pre-war Lithuania was home to a thriving Jewish community of more than 200,000 people known as "Litvaks", with its capital Vilnius a hub of learning known as the "Jerusalem of the North".
Likeability has never been Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s strong suit. Case in point ― after squaring off against Cruz in a debate Friday night, O’Rourke cruised over to a Whataburger outlet in the Dallas area for some grub.
Anthony Crawford, 23, was arrested Thursday in connection with the murder of 35-year-old Wendy Martinez. Investigators mentioned that Martinez's murder might have been “racially motivated” because Crawford “does not like white people,” according to WUSA9. "This is one of those types of unsettling incidents that sometimes happens in a large city, but this seems like a singular incident," Chief of Police Peter Newsham said during a press conference.
United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley says she has ‘never been part of’ discussions of the 25th amendment within the administration. Top Trump officials were again forced to deny the existence of plots to remove the president, two days after reports said the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, discussed recording conversations with Trump and invoking the 25th amendment.
Gray muck is flowing into the Cape Fear River from the site of a dam breach at a Wilmington power plant where an old coal ash dump had been covered over by Florence's floodwaters. Forecasters predicted the water will continue to rise through the weekend at the L.V. Sutton Power Station. Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said the utility doesn't believe the breach poses a significant threat of increased flooding to nearby communities.
Woods posted the offending tweet ― a meme from a hoax campaign encouraging men not to vote in this year’s midterm elections ― in July. “Pretty scary that there is a distinct possibility this could be real. Not likely, but in this day and age of absolute liberal insanity, it is at least possible …” Woods wrote.
Kavanaugh, 53, has been the subject of mounting sexual misconduct allegations in recent weeks. Blasey alleged Kavanaugh pinned her down and groped her when they were teenagers at a small party in suburban Maryland in the early 1980s.
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Saturday said that U.S. sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain that could lead to a "successful revolution," contrasting with administration comments that government change in Tehran is not U.S. policy. "I don't know when we're going to overthrow them," said Giuliani, who spoke in his own capacity though he is a Trump ally, at an Iran Uprising Summit held by the Organization of Iranian-American Communities, which opposes Tehran's government. Giuliani's comments were in contrast with the Trump administration's policy of not seeking a change of government even though it is reimposing sanctions that are crippling Iran's economy.
Turkish authorities ordered the arrest of 61 soldiers from the navy and land forces, including senior officers, for suspected links to a U.S.-based cleric who Ankara says orchestrated a 2016 failed coup, state media said on Monday. Eighteen of those ordered detained were on active duty, Anadolu news agency said, adding the suspects included 13 majors and 12 captains from the land forces and 24 first lieutenants from the navy. Authorities have carried out regular sweeps against alleged members of cleric Fethullah Gulen's network since the coup attempt of July 2016, in which 250 people were killed.
The Russian military on Sunday said "misleading" information from the Israeli airforce caused the downing of a Russian plane in Syria, and denounced the "adventurism" of Israeli pilots. Military spokesman Igor Konashenkov presented the results of an investigation of how a Russian Ilyushin-20 with 15 troops on board was shot down by a Syrian air defence missile on September 17. Moscow has accused Israel's fighter pilots of using the bigger Ilyushin as cover, resulting in Syria's Soviet-era S-200 air defence system interpreting the Russian plane as a target.
A new high-speed rail link between Hong Kong and mainland China launched Sunday, a multi-billion-dollar project that critics say gives away part of the city's territory to an increasingly assertive Beijing. Chinese security have been stationed in semi-autonomous Hong Kong for the first time at the harbourfront West Kowloon rail terminus, as part of a new "special port area" that is subject to mainland law. Despite critics' fears over passenger safety in the mainland zones, hundreds gathered at the terminus, with the first train leaving for the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen at 7:00 am (2300 GMT Saturday).
The unnamed Massachusetts native had "severe trauma" to her left hand, and was flown by air ambulance to a hospital in Florida.
These images show the eerily beautiful abandonment that can be found across the de facto Republic of Abkhazia on the Black Sea. British photographer James Kerwin ventured across the partially recognized republic earlier this year and came across train
A North Carolina woman who opened an emergency shelter to house over two dozen pets rescued during Hurricane Florence has been arrested. Authorities say Tammie Hedges lacked proper permits when she used a space she was in the process of turning into an animal shelter to keep 27 pets out of the relentless storm, which killed over a dozen people and an unknown number of animal companions. According to USA Today, Hedges runs a non-profit that provides low-income families with funds to offset the cost of veterinary visits.
A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano's latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were no lines or waiting for visitors to catch a glimpse of the volcano that made headlines across the world when it began erupting in May. Admission is free Saturday. The eruption destroyed hundreds of homes outside the park while changing the popular summit crater inside the park.
Last week, the president of the United States defended his Supreme Court Justice nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, against allegations of attempted rape. Dr. Christine Blasey alleges that 35 years ago, when she was 15 and Kavanaugh 17, he drunkenly attempted to rape her, covering her mouth while she screamed. In response, women are shouting stories of their trauma from digital mountaintops — my Twitter timeline and Facebook newsfeed are filled with women talking about surviving sexual trauma. Almost one year ago, The New York Times published its expose of Harvey Weinstein and the many allegations of sexual assault, harassment and exploitation against him.
The Federal Communications Commission has obstinately hidden information concerning its system for gathering public input about its unpopular plan to kill net neutrality amid signs of Russian manipulation of the comment procedure, according to a New York Times lawsuit. Freedom of Information Act requests by the newspaper concerning the comment system were turned down repeatedly by the FCC as the Times attempted to investigate possible influence by Russia after huge numbers of comments were linked to Russian emails. Stonewalling by the FCC has made the American public the “victim of an orchestrated campaign by the Russians to corrupt the notice-and-comment process and undermine an important step in the democratic process of rule-making,” states the Times’ lawsuit, which was filed Thursday in U.S.District Court in the Southern District of New York.
The deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards also accused the United States and Israel of involvement in the attack and he said they should expect a devastating response from Tehran. In the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz, thousands packed the streets to mourn the victims of Saturday's assault, many chanting "Death to Israel and America". Twelve members of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps were among the 25 dead.
Up for auction next weekend at Barrett-Jackson's Las Vegas event are a number of vehicles from the late actor's personal collection, machines built to replicate some of his most memorable vehicular co-stars.
Hong Kong on Monday banned a political party which promotes independence, calling it a threat to national security, as Beijing clamps down on challenges to its sovereignty. It was the first ban on a political party since the city was handed back to China by Britain 21 years ago. Semi-autonomous Hong Kong enjoys freedoms unseen on the mainland, including freedom of expression.
“To have such a monumental moment in England, nonetheless of all the places, I felt like we were literally watching history,” Williams said. “I used to call you Meghan (and I still do) but dear Duchess of Sussex your first project “Together” [is] a cookbook bringing women of all cultures together,” Williams wrote on Instagram.
This is One Good Thing, a weekly column where we tell you about one of the few nice things that happened this week. Nothing like a little wholesome parent-child bonding. In this extremely cute video, a little kid dressed like Spider-Man acts out every