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French court orders Marine Le Pen to undergo psychiatric evaluation


Le Pen, who is head of the former National Front party - now National Rally (Rassemblement National) revealed on Twitter her shock and anger at being ordered to undertake a psychiatric assessment. Le Pen was placed under investigation in March. This is not the first time Marine Le Pen has locked horns with the authorities. Among them were photos of the body of James Foley , an American journalist who was beheaded by the Islamic State in 2014 after being captured in Syria. Read More »

Lake Victoria, Tanzania: Hundreds feared missing as ferry capsizes


He can not say how many people were on board until the search and rescue operation is over. The boat sank in the afternoon near the dock at Ukerewe district. Boat disasters are frequent on Tanzania's waters, where ferries often exceed their capacity. Almost 200 people died in 2011 when the MV Spice Islander I sank off Tanzania's Indian Ocean coast near Zanzibar. Read More »

Russia's Defense Ministry unveils its latest MH17 denial


Based on "declassified archives", Russian officials once again said the missile that downed the plane was sacked from territory controlled by the Ukrainian military. He said Unit 20152 is now the Ukranian Armed Forces' 223rd Anti-Aircraft Defense Regiment, which took part in the crackdown on rebels in Eastern Ukraine in June 2014. Read More »

Multiple people shot in Harford County, MD


A woman with a handgun shot six co-workers - killing three - at a Rite Aid distribution center in Maryland on Thursday morning before fatally turning the gun on herself , authorities said . "Everyone was screaming, running this way and that". Others said they helped the wounded, one person tying blood-soaked jeans around a man's injured leg in a bid to stop the bleeding. Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh accuser in talks to testify next week, report says


Blasey Ford's lawyers have told the committee she can not appear at its hearing scheduled for Monday, calling the date Republicans set "arbitrary", according to the Washington Post and New York Times . On Wednesday, President Trump openly doubted Dr. Blasey Ford's claim. And given Republicans' Senate majority - and the unity emerging behind Kavanaugh - that meant he was nearly certainly going to be confirmed to the Court. Read More »

North Korea’s offer of concessions comes with a catch for US


Moon said he and Kim spent most of a three-day summit discussing how to break an impasse and restart nuclear talks between Pyongyang and Washington, which are at odds over which should come first, denuclearization or ending the war. He said this is leading Kim Jong Un to become more ambitious "to achieve more". But there have been concerns in South Korea and the United States that ending the war would ultimately prompt China and Russian Federation, if not North Korea, to demand that the ... Read More »

Quinnipiac Poll: Cruz Leads O'Rourke by 9 Points


According to the Austin-American Statesman, Cruz was referencing recent protests at one of his campaign events over the weekend by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals ( PETA ) when he claimed that Democrats would target Texans love for barbecue if elected. Read More »

Kim Jong Un wants 2nd meeting with Donald Trump, South Korea says

The question is whether it would be enough for US President Donald Trump to pick up where Moon has left off. But more eye-catching to Washington was his promise to dismantle a missile engine-test facility and a missile launchpad in northwest North Korea that have been essential to the country's development of intercontinental ballistic missiles, and invite outside experts to watch. Read More »

Korean Leaders Take Diplomacy to New Heights

After the two leaders pledged new steps aimed at salvaging nuclear talks on Wednesday, Moon and Kim chose to use the final day of their three-day summit to go up the symbolic mountain on the Chinese border together. 'That's what we're talking about right now, ' the official said, adding that 'talking to foreign leaders is better than not talking with foreign leaders, and the president has been firm with everybody on this'. Read More »

'Terrifying': Avid runner stabbed to death near DC's Logan Circle


The brutal killing is believed to be random , but Chief Newsham said police are exploring other possibilities, including robbery. "My customers were screaming, and there was blood all over her face and neck", Mr Wu said. "We are deeply saddened by this senseless tragedy". " Wendy Katrina Martinez was the light of our lives". "Everything you hope that a daughter and a friend could be". Read More »

Imran offers talks, but Modi should be wary of Pakistan's doublespeak


Mr Khan and his delegation prayed inside the Kabaa and a large number of Pakistani nationals living in the country congregated outside the holy site to see the new prime minister. Details of the letter dated September 14 emerged a day after a soldier's throat was slit by Pakistani troops at the International Border, after which the Border Security Force lodged a strong protest with the Pak Rangers. Read More »

Second shark attack in Whitsundays in 24 hours


Local paramedics say Dr John Hadok, who is an emergency department doctor at the Mackay Base Hospital. 'By all accounts it was very serious and without the rescue helicopter she probably would have died, but those people did save her life by stopping the haemorrhaging, ' she said. Read More »

Trump tells Hurricane Florence survivor to 'have a good time'


Trump traveled south Wednesday as the state was still grappling with massive recovery efforts. "America grieves with you and our hearts break for you". President Trump said there's going to be a rebuilding process and that will start soon. At least 27 of the 37 Florence-related deaths happened in North Carolina . Read More »

Assad: Israel is to blame for Russian plane crash


Israeli air strikes that caused a brief military spat with Russian Federation late Monday completely destroyed an ammunition storage depot near the Syrian city of Latakia, new satellite images reveal. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also expressed regret over the deaths, and "offered to send the Israeli Air Force commander to Moscow to deliver all the necessary details" for the investigation, a statement by his office said. Read More »

'I don't have an attorney general,' Trump says in interview


This statement today, not only indicates that Mr. Trump continues to be infuriated over Session's recusal from the investigation, but also shows that he blames Sessions for other failures that his administration has suffered, including the often-criticized policies implemented at our southern border. Read More »

Woman Accusing Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Wants FBI Probe


Walker. His accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , has also been invited to testify . Ford on Tuesday suggested in a letter from her legal team that she would be unwilling to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee until the FBI investigated the matter to ensure committee members are fully informed about the allegations. Read More »

Is new North and South Korea deal a significant step toward denuclearization?

Mr. Trump noted other gains, including North Korea releasing American prisoners, returning remains of US soldiers from the Korean War and stopping its nuclear and missile tests. Earlier today South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un held a joint press conference in Pyongyang. Moon traveled to Pyongyang Tuesday with the goal of breaking an impasse between North Korea and the USA over the pace of Pyongyang's intentions in ending its nuclear and ballistic missile ... Read More »

NY man threatens to shoot boy who beat him in ‘Fortnite’


The man, who lives in NY, was arrested by officers on Tuesday after allegedly sending threatening voice messages on his Xbox to the boy. After the incident was reported to police by the 11-year-old and his parents Monday, authorities say they stepped up patrols at the child's school, the RJO Intermediate School in Kings Park. Read More »

I Want Both the Nominee, His Accuser to Testify Under Oath


Conway, who said she had discussed the situation with President Donald Trump , said that both Ford and Kavanaugh should testify, but made clear it was up to the Judiciary Committee. "It's exactly the outcome I'm hoped for and advocated for", she said. But faced with a growing #MeToo movement, they are also sensitive about appearances. Read More »

In stunning move, Trump declassifies documents related to Russian Federation probe


A spokesman for the Department of Justice commented on Trump's order, saying: "When the President issues such an order, it triggers a declassification review process that is conducted by various agencies within the intelligence community, in conjunction with the White House Counsel, to seek to ensure the safety of America's national security interests". Read More »

Middleton shooting: Gunman inside Wisconsin office building


No details on the situation have been released by authorities. Middleton is a suburb of Madison. Esker's website explains how the company develops artificial intelligence which is says combines 'human and machine learning for the ultimate user experience'. Read More »

'We'll have to make a decision' if Kavanaugh accuser testimony is credible

Christine Blasey Ford looks forward to working with you and the Committee. "Now this is really what #MeToo is all about, if you think about it", said Sen. "I hope Republican Voters, and others, are watching and studying, the Democrats Playbook". Don Stewart, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, said the Republican senator doesn't have any immediate comment about the matter. Read More »

US accuses Russia of 'cheating' on North Korea sanctions


After the initial experts' report was released, Russian Federation and China blocked the United Nations from imposing sanctions on Russia-based entities and vessels sanctioned a week earlier by the U.S. In fact, however, North Korea's nuclear disarmament started even before the Trump-Kim summit - at Pyongyang's initiative. The council meeting was called by the United States after a report by an independent UN panel of experts was amended under pressure from Russia to remove sections ... Read More »

Stormy Daniels says Trump’s d*ck looks like a Mario Kart character


But Daniels didn't stop there, after her career she's seen a lot of men's private parts and had nothing good to say about her times with the 72-year-old president. It is. He's not the mushroom character in 'Mario Kart .' his name is Toad . Stormy claims that Trump promised her a role on The Apprentice , even suggesting he could help keep her in until the end of the series, essentially, rigging it. Read More »

The Wildest Conservative Reactions To Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations


Ford came forward , I said that her voice should be heard and asked the Judiciary Committee to delay its vote on Judge Kavanaugh". "She's willing to do whatever it takes to get her story forth, yes". But Hill told ABC she supports Ford's demand for an FBI investigation before a hearing Senate Republicans have set for Monday. Even before Ford's eleventh-hour letter Tuesday, Senate Republicans were chafing at what they characterized as political obstruction from the Democrats, who have ... Read More »

Triple talaq ordinance will do more injustice to women, says Asaduddin Owaisi


The government took the ordinance route to include provisions on triple talaq in the Muslim Women Protection of Rights in Marriage Act, which was cleared by the Lok Sabha in 2017 and is pending in the Rajya Sabha. Soon after the law minister's press conference, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said " subterfuge, subversion, suppression and diversion of truth' were ingrained in the DNA of the Modi govt and the BJP". Read More »

Pakistan court orders release of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif, daughter


According to GeoNews , Justice Athar Minallah , who was part of a two-judge bench (also featuring Justice Miangul Hassan) hearing the petition by the Sharifs, pointed out lack of evidence to prove that Nawaz owned the flats. 4 April, 2016: The leaked Panama Papers show involvement of Sharif's family in offshore companies including two used to buy luxury homes in London. Read More »

Kavanaugh Accuser Rejects Proposal for Monday Senate Judiciary Hearing


The women call it "not a partisan act" but an 'act of civic duty, ' CNN reported. She claimed he, now a leading judge, pinned her to a bed and tried to remove her clothing. "I am willing to talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee in any way the Committee deems appropriate to refute this false allegation , from 36 years ago, and defend my integrity", he said in the statement . Read More »