• Cruz-O'Rourke debate will be heard on WBAP this evening
Cruz-O'Rourke debate will be heard on WBAP this evening

It is the first of three debates in what's shaping up to be one of the most interesting election races in the country. Friday's debate at Southern Methodist University focused on domestic policy. Of course, ridiculing O'Rourke for his name is a bold move for a man christened Rafael and makes Cruz seem a touch mean. Cruz said "absolutely", but...

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  • Indian Catholic bishop arrested on accusations of raping nun:The Asahi Shimbun
Indian Catholic bishop arrested on accusations of raping nun:The Asahi Shimbun

Claiming innocence, the bishop also said the complaint was "nothing but a fictional story" by the nun . The nuns in Kochi protesting for the past 14 days demanding his arrest secured widespread support from the civil society. But one of the investigating officials is trying to frame Franco Mulakkal . The Vatican's decision was welcomed by...

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  • Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on last details
Thursday hearing for Kavanaugh accuser stuck on last details

Kavanaugh will return before the committee this week when it hears from Christine Blasey Ford , who says Kavanaugh attempted to sexually assault her in high school. Susan Collins - a Republican who sits on the Judiciary Committee - said she was "appalled" by Trump's tweet, pointing out that incidents of sexual assault were known to be chronically...

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  • Gunmen kill 24 at Iran army parade, Tehran blames U.S. ally
Gunmen kill 24 at Iran army parade, Tehran blames U.S. ally

Kurdish militants killed 10 Revolutionary Guards in an attack on an IRGC post on the Iraqi border in July, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, the latest bloodshed in an area where armed Kurdish opposition groups are active.

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  • Kavanaugh Accuser Wants to Talk to Senate; Terms Up in Air
Kavanaugh Accuser Wants to Talk to Senate; Terms Up in Air

Ford came forward with an allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , and since then, she has been endlessly harassed, threatened , and her credibility has been repeatedly questioned . Trump ended a week of constraint and sarcastically assailed Ford on Friday, tweeting that if the episode was "as bad as she ...

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  • Gunmen kill 11 in attack on Iran military parade
Gunmen kill 11 in attack on Iran military parade

Rouhani likened the present situation faced by Iran to that the fledgling Islamic republic was confronted by in 1980. "Those who give intelligence and propaganda support to these terrorists must answer for it", he said on his website. Yacoub Hor al-Tostari, a spokesman for the Arab Struggle Movement to Liberate Ahvaz, later told The Associated Pres...

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  • Khan disappointed by 'arrogant' India after talks cancellation
Khan disappointed by 'arrogant' India after talks cancellation

The Indian foreign ministry said that "any conversation with Pakistan in such an environment would be meaningless ". India cited "the latest brutal killings " of its security forces by "Pakistan-based entities" for cancelling the meeting and again accused the neighboring country of "glorifying terrorism".

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  • Attacker Fatally Stabbed Jogger on D.C. Street, Fled Scene
Attacker Fatally Stabbed Jogger on D.C. Street, Fled Scene

It was an "unprovoked attack" and there is no information to suggest that it was a robbery. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. According to Fox 5 , Anthony Crawford has a criminal history and did not know Wendy Martinez before the attack. K-2, also known as "spice", is a synthetic marijuana that is banned in the U.S.

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  • U.S. Senate's Grassley sets Saturday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser - NY Times
U.S. Senate's Grassley sets Saturday deadline for Kavanaugh accuser - NY Times

The tweet deepened some Republicans' worries about the potential for the allegation to damage the party's candidates. Before Friday's tweet, Trump had won praise for keeping his comments about Ford respectful, even while continuing to back his nominee to the hilt.

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  • Confirmation Battle Over Kavanaugh Comes With Echoes of the Past
Confirmation Battle Over Kavanaugh Comes With Echoes of the Past

The president previously had avoided naming Christine Blasey Ford or casting doubt on her account. Ford's lawyers and committee staff were negotiating how she would testify. "Privately, Trump is being cautioned extensively to stay out of the fight over Kavanaugh, according to two White House advisers, and so far has tempered his language".

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  • Shark attack in Whitsundays leaves woman, 46, critical
Shark attack in Whitsundays leaves woman, 46, critical

RACQ CQ Rescue Helicopter crewman Ben McCauley said the doctor and others who gave first aid to Ms Barwick before she was winched aboard had likely saved her life. It was lucky the CQ rescue helicopter was already close by when it got the call for help, giving the woman the best shot of survival. QAS Rockhampton operations centre manager Mindy T...

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  • May takes defiant stance with European Union over Brexit
May takes defiant stance with European Union over Brexit

When the Conservatives meet for their annual conference on September 30, they plan to push May to ditch the Chequers plan or face a challenge to her leadership. "It is not acceptable to simply reject the other side's proposals without a detailed explanation and counter proposals", May said. "Your Brexit's broken", the Daily Mirror newspaper sai...

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  • Five people, including 3 infants found stabbed at NY daycare
Five people, including 3 infants found stabbed at NY daycare

One of the infants, a girl, is in serious condition, but none of the injuries is considered life-threatening. A 52-year-old woman is the alleged attacker. The other adult stabbed was a staff member at the daycare center. Officials have not determined a motive, according to WNBC . A police spokesman said victims had "multiple stab wounds", ad...

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  • Kavanaugh sex assault accuser negotiates over US Senate showdown
Kavanaugh sex assault accuser negotiates over US Senate showdown

In almost an hour-long telephone call in which the Judiciary Committee staff did most of the listening, Debra Katz, an attorney for Christine Blasey Ford , went through a series of concerns and preferences should she agree to appear before the committee next week.

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  • Kavanaugh Accuser Faces Death Threats, Asks for FBI Investigation Before Testifying
Kavanaugh Accuser Faces Death Threats, Asks for FBI Investigation Before Testifying

But it's in among Senate Democrats, not Republicans. Why is the Senate setting a deadline? "We're not talking about a criminal investigation of an event that happened 36 years ago, that would be absurd because there is no statute of limitations still available for any criminal prosecution", he added.

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  • Thousands back home in north Syria after Russia-Turkey deal
Thousands back home in north Syria after Russia-Turkey deal

The aircraft, which was on its way back to the Russian-run Hmeimim air base, disappeared from the radar on Monday night at a time when four Israeli F-16 fighters attacked targets in Syria's Latakia province. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered Russian Federation "all necessary information" to investigate. Fifteen Russian crew were...

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  • NAB to challenge Islamabad High Court's decision suspending Sharif family sentences
NAB to challenge Islamabad High Court's decision suspending Sharif family sentences

Sharif received 10 years for corruption, Maryam was given seven years for abetting a crime and a year for not co-operating and son-in-law Safdar Awan was given a one-year sentence also for not co-operating. The release prompted celebrations among their supporters outside the court. "Following the decision on Sharif, his supporters rushed to the c...

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  • Putin: Chance circumstances behind downing of plane
Putin: Chance circumstances behind downing of plane

The Il-20 plane was downed over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday evening. The incident late Monday was the most deadly known case of friendly fire between Syria and its key backer Russian Federation since Moscow´s game-changing 2015 military intervention in the war-torn country.

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  • 'Fort Trump': Donald Trump proposes USA military base in Poland
'Fort Trump': Donald Trump proposes USA military base in Poland

Duda said that a "Fort Trump " and an increase in USA military presence in the region "is absolutely justified" as a deterrent to Russian Federation, whose troops have been increasingly active on NATO's borders. Poland floated the same offer to the U.S.in May, prompting a swift response from Russian officials. Duda said Russian military expans...

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  • Reports of shooter in Wisconsin office building
Reports of shooter in Wisconsin office building

Lahmers said she ran out of the building and hid behind a vehicle. NBC15 was told the suspect walked into the building and opened fire. She says it shouldn't be unusual that a black woman is knocking on doors in 2018. Madison.com said its reporter, Dean Mosiman, was quoted as saying that "there were at least 40 police squad cars and ambulances...

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