• Trump says he and Kim 'fell in love' after exchanging letters
Trump says he and Kim 'fell in love' after exchanging letters

Before they turned the page on decades of public acrimony, the leaders regularly traded threats and insults as North Korea pushed to develop a nuclear missile capable of hitting the United States. Instead of addressing the North's concerns about the absence of a peace regime on the Korean Peninsula, Ri said, the USA has insisted that denuclearizati...

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  • India terms Qureshi's remarks on 2014 school attack 'despicable'
India terms Qureshi's remarks on 2014 school attack 'despicable'

We will welcome a commission on Kashmir; Geo TV quoted Qureshi as saying. FM Qureshi also warned the United Nations chief to remain wary of Indian propaganda, "Pakistan is willing to hold talks with India for peace and is ready to talk with India on all matters, however, India should also play its role".

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  • Australian Broadcasting Corp chairman ousted amid political scandal
Australian Broadcasting Corp chairman ousted amid political scandal

Justin Milne , chairman of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation ( ABC ), said he would resign after widespread anger from staff, labour unions and lawmakers. Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull also denied he'd asked Milne to pressure the board on editorial matters. "The job of the ABC board is to independently govern the corporatio...

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

We haven't seen any aid heading in and there is still no communication link to the town of Donggala. "This is extremely worrying", it said in a statement. Ismail said he was surprised that a tsunami was generated off the coast of central Sulawesi , which sits on a strike-slip fault, producing earthquakes that typically move in a horizontal mot...

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  • Iranian FM: Israel is the only one with secret, undeclared nuclear program
Iranian FM: Israel is the only one with secret, undeclared nuclear program

He told Israel it was "time to fess up and open its illegal nuclear weapons" programme to worldwide inspectors. Seeking to pressure the International Atomic Energy Agency to pay attention to Israel's findings and inspect the new site, Netanyahu declassified details of its contents and warned that Iran was in the process of clearing the facility s...

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  • Police, FBI: Search crews discover body believed to be Maddox Ritch
Police, FBI: Search crews discover body believed to be Maddox Ritch

The search for Maddox Ritch , the missing six-year-old boy with special needs in Gaston County, is now in its sixth day as over 330 law enforcement workers are investigating the case. "It was extremely hard to see him, even when we were standing right next to him", he said. When Ritch came to the park office and boat rental area toward the front...

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  • President Trump calls on allies to isolate Iran
President Trump calls on allies to isolate Iran

Rouhani also said Iran has remained committed to the 2015 nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the accord. "Today it became clear that America is alone", Rouhani said at a press conference in NY, adding that other world leaders told him they disapproved of President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the nuclear deal that eased s...

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  • Russian Federation to supply Syria with S-300 missile system
Russian Federation to supply Syria with S-300 missile system

The lack of professionalism of the Syrian military, Liberman said , "led to the Russian planes being shot down ". According to the ministry, data from the radar demonstrate that the Israeli F-16 fighter jets were staying in the area of the Russian Il-20's crash thus refuting the Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) statement that they were alread...

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  • Air Niugini 737 overruns runway and ends up in the ocean
Air Niugini 737 overruns runway and ends up in the ocean

The Air Niugini plane overshot the runway and sank in a sea lagoon at about 9.30 am local time on Friday. Images posted online showed dozens of people on boats surrounding the wreckage as they attempted to rescue those on-board the Air Niugini plane.

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  • Who is Rachel Mitchell, the prosecutor questioning Ford and Kavanaugh?
Who is Rachel Mitchell, the prosecutor questioning Ford and Kavanaugh?

Blasey has appealed for a full FBI investigation into her sexual assault accusation before testifying before the committee, a request that a number of Senate Democrats support. He told reporters Wednesday that he would reserve the right to question Ford during the five-minute period given to him. Grassley said that Mitchell has experience and ...

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  • Kavanaugh, Ford set to testify in Senate Judiciary Committee hearing
Kavanaugh, Ford set to testify in Senate Judiciary Committee hearing

Both Republicans and Democrats have admitted the confirmation process has been unfair to both Kavanaugh and Ford, whose personal lives have been cast in the spotlight. Blasey Ford and Justice Kavanaugh were students at nearby high schools, she said, Justice Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge pushed her into a room and locked the door.

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  • Donald Trump Tweets Victorious After Brett Kavanaugh’s Pugnacious Testimony:
Donald Trump Tweets Victorious After Brett Kavanaugh’s Pugnacious Testimony: "Senate Must Vote!"

Asked by if he is confident that Kavanaugh can advance out of the committee, he said, "I am optimistic, yes". Asked by Hirono if there was any " political motivation " for her to come forward, Ford said "no" there was not. Earlier, during four hours of testimony, Blasey Ford said she was "100 per cent" certain that Mr Kavanaugh was her assailant ...

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  • Take that, sucker! Seal slaps kayaker with octopus
Take that, sucker! Seal slaps kayaker with octopus

From picking through New Zealand fur seals' poop and puke, researchers know that they're partial to octopus flesh. "'I don't know who got the bigger fright - the octopus, the seal or me", he added. "Masuda posted: "(Mulinder) getting octopus smashed into his face by a seal? Mulinder appears to be fine now, and so is the octopus, which apparen...

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  • United States judge Brett Kavanaugh faces fresh allegations
United States judge Brett Kavanaugh faces fresh allegations

The three-page declaration was sent to the counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee , which is set to hear testimony from Kavanaugh and another woman, Christine Blasey Ford , as early as tomorrow. It was also disclosed on Wednesday that Senate investigators were investigating a fourth allegation against Kavanaugh made anonymously. For his p...

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  • United Kingdom poisoning suspect reportedly a Russian colonel
United Kingdom poisoning suspect reportedly a Russian colonel

This short, off-season worldwide jaunt just happened to coincide precisely with the poisoning of the Skripals with Novichok , a military-grade nerve agent developed by the Soviet Union. Chepiga is described only as receiving it for "conducting a peace-keeping mission" in December of 2014. Last week, the investigative group said it "can confirm d...

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  • Trump says he prefers to keep Rosenstein, may delay meeting
Trump says he prefers to keep Rosenstein, may delay meeting

At the same time , Trump would have reason to keep him in the job, as the president's top political advisers are underscoring the political risks if the president were to fire Rosenstein before November's congressional elections, a White House aide said.

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  • 3rd woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
3rd woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

In an affidavit posted online on September 26 by her lawyer, Michael Avenatti , Julie accused President Donald Trump " s pick for the Supreme Court of spiking girls" drinks in the 1980s. On top of that, Swetnick makes this sound like a regular feature of Georgetown Prep social events, which might surprise the dozens of men and women who kn...

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  • Iran's leaders sow chaos, death and destruction
Iran's leaders sow chaos, death and destruction

The Iranian president was reacting to Trump's tweet on Tuesday, in which he tried to suggest that he had turned down requests to meet the Iranian president, but that he may agree to talks "someday in the future". "The United States will not be taken advantage of any longer", he said before criticizing "broken and bad trade deals". He emphasised t...

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  • Kavanaugh's accuser offers four people to back accusation: Documents
Kavanaugh's accuser offers four people to back accusation: Documents

Clune says that Republicans did not participate in a pre-arranged Tuesday night conference call to talk about Ramirez' allegations. Kavanaugh , 53, said on the conservative-friendly Fox News Channel that he wasn't questioning that his initial accuser, psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford , may have been sexually assaulted in her lif...

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  • #AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions
#AadhaarVerdict: SC upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, with conditions

Justice AK Sikri while reading the judgement upheld the validity of the Aadhaar but struck down a few provisions, including Section 57. The court also struck down a notification issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act that made Aadhaar mandatory for all e-kyc.

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