by | October 07, 2018 | 03:13

However, officers will not be in riot gear, because the force is anxious not to send a message that they are ready for a fight, Supt Eddie Johnson told the Chicago Sun-Times. Van Dyke showed no outward emotion as the judge ordered him held pending sentencing . Another juror, a black woman, said race did not factor in their deliberations in the racially charged case.

by | October 07, 2018 | 01:21

Pompeo will visit Pyongyang Sunday as the US pushes to dismantle the regime's nuclear weapons program and set up a second summit between President Donald Trump and Kim. "It shows forward progress and momentum that the secretary is making his fourth trip back in less than a year", a State Department spokeswoman said.

by | October 07, 2018 | 01:16

His confirmation would give the USA president a clear win in his drive to cement conservative dominance of the high court. Matt Carotenuto , a historian who coordinates St Lawrence University's African Studies programme, told CNN that Melania's choice of the hat was like her showing up to "an Alabama cotton farm in a confederate uniform".

by | October 06, 2018 | 12:16

The sheriff in charge of the investigation into a shooting that killed one police officer and wounded six others in SC says his deputies haven't finished processing the massive crime scene in an upscale neighborhood. Hopkins is listed as one of the owners of the house where the shooting occurred, online property records show. Hopkins was charged in 2014 with disorderly conduct, court records show.

by | October 06, 2018 | 12:59

Under rules approved past year, 50 votes are needed for a majority in the procedural vote , which will be followed by a debate on the nomination before a final, definitive confirmation vote. On Thursday, actresses Amy Schumer and Emily Ratajkowski among the protesters detained in anti-Kavanaugh demonstrations. The opinion column went live shortly before The Wall Street Journal published an op-ed written by Kavanaugh, in which he described his testimony as "forceful and passionate" and ...

by | October 06, 2018 | 13:23

The trade deal with Canada follows an agreement last month between the USA and Mexico, which eliminated some tariffs on goods traded between the two countries. withdrawal from the World Trade Organization. "I can't speculate on when that will happen, but we're confident that we will get over that hurdle". "Any of us that have invested in new barns to meet the needs of the Canadian consumer are not going to be able to fill those barns because the market is gone", says Paul Gaunce.

by | October 06, 2018 | 12:50

A person familiar with the investigation into the disappearance said the initial working assumption of Western investigators was that Meng had antagonized Chinese authorities in some way and had been detained as a result. Beijing has in the past pressed countries to arrest and deport to China citizens it accuses of crimes, from corruption to terrorism. Interpol couldn't be reached for comment.

by | October 05, 2018 | 02:52

McLean spoke to CNN after a sworn declaration questioning the veracity of Ford's testimony was leaked to Fox News after being provided to the Judiciary Committee. "I don't know", Trump said, flailing his arms around to mock her as he has some of his political foes or journalists during similar events in the past.

by | October 05, 2018 | 01:56

US Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division John Demers listens during a press conference to announce an indictment charging seven Russian military officers with malicious cyber activities against the USA and its allies at the Department of Justice in Washington .

by | October 05, 2018 | 02:49

A vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation is expected on Saturday after the FBI completed a supplemental background investigation of Kavanaugh and the new claims against him. 'I think the extent to which people view this confirmation proceeding for Kavanaugh as being hijacked by partisan operatives, I think that's going to energize independents and Republicans'.

by | October 05, 2018 | 02:33

With a wave and a smile, First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Ghana Tuesday. The American First Lady's tour would take her Malawi , Kenya and Egypt . The two first met last week in NY at a reception on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, where Mrs. Trump spoke about her upcoming trip. Trump had tea with Akufo-Addo behind closed doors at Jubilee Palace, reported CNN .

by | October 04, 2018 | 03:09

In a one-man re-enactment of her appearance before the Judiciary Committee, with his voice alternating between inquisitor and an impression of Ford, Trump challenged the veracity of the testimony that has paused Kavanaugh's confirmation. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has said a vote will take place this week after the FBI wraps up its supplemental investigation into claims against Kavanaugh, which now includes allegations of drinking problems.

by | October 04, 2018 | 00:42

On the final day of her party's conference, May rallied members, trying to address their concerns that the Conservatives are becoming increasingly directionless under the weight of Brexit by calling on them to look to a brighter future. His attacks on the prime minister suggest that he wants a second shot at the top job. And she will experience no voice malfunctioning issues either that would make it nearly impossible to watch or listen to what she is saying.

by | October 03, 2018 | 02:45

Their defense does not focus on the truthfulness issue, but instead on the legitimacy of bar-fighting, which they apparently see as a cherished way of life now under threat by the liberal elite. Dudley denied the accusation to the police, and Kavanaugh did not want "to say if he threw the ice or not", the Times reports that the police report said.

by | October 03, 2018 | 02:34

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh meets with Sen. A lawyer for Mr Judge - a childhood friend of Mr Kavanaugh - said on Monday that his client's interview "has not been completed". The announcement was made in an email from administrators to law students on Monday. "No one is entitled to a job on the Supreme Court - everyone is entitled to the truth".

by | October 03, 2018 | 00:56

They forced the White House to open a supplemental background investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against the judge . McConnell criticized Democrats for their demands to expand the FBI investigation into Kavanaugh, accusing them of constantly trying to "move the goalposts".

by | October 02, 2018 | 03:01

Larry Giles told reporters. At around 7 a.m. the San Diego County Sheriff's Department received a call for assistance from lifeguards at Beacon's Beach. On Sept. 15, a man died at a Cape Cod hospital after police say he was attacked by a shark off a Wellfleet, Massachusetts, beach . A nearby surf competition scheduled was also canceled.

by | October 02, 2018 | 03:18

The separatists say that strike killed at least 11 people and wounded 50. "This is the roaring of missiles belonging to the Revolutionary Guard of the Islamic Revolution", an Iranian state TV reporter said as the missiles launched behind him.

by | October 02, 2018 | 02:21

Kavanaugh alternated from anger to tears during fiery testimony . His critics ripped him for being "angry". "Are you a gang rapist?" he asked Kavanaugh. "If you really wanted to know the truth, you sure as hell wouldn't have done what you've done to this guy". His shaming of Democrats continued.

by | October 01, 2018 | 03:54

Trump then re-framed his question to ask how being a survivor changes her thought process on how sexual assault accusations should be handled. Ms Conway did not elaborate today on her experience, though she's previously alluded to her own #MeToo moment.

by | October 01, 2018 | 03:54

Beginning in July, hundreds of protesters have descended on city of Basra , demanding much-needed government services and lambasting the rampant corruption they say plagues the regime of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. On Friday, a senior Iran military leader warned the United States against crossing Iran's "red lines". The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on September 12 rejected as "provocative and irresponsible" U.S.

by | October 01, 2018 | 03:45

Flake, at a committee hearing Friday afternoon, asked for a week's delay in the Senate's consideration of Kavanaugh so the FBI can investigate. Kavanaugh continued to say he "busted his butt" in school to get into college, while Whitehouse pressed him on whether his vomitting was related to the consumption of alcohol.

by | October 01, 2018 | 04:46

Tropical Storm Kirk weakened Friday as it pushed westward into the Caribbean on Friday with strong winds and heavy rains hammering Barbados and the Lesser Antilles, the National Hurricane Center said. Friday, when the storm center is 147 miles south-southwest of St. Croix. Meteorologists warned of flash floods and mudslides. Forecasters said the storm will likely lose its organization and be downgraded to a tropical depression by early Saturday.

by | October 01, 2018 | 02:35

Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME forced the hands of Republican leaders in seeking the delay, because Kavanaugh must have the support of at least two of them to win confirmation in a chamber Republicans govern, 51-49.

by | October 01, 2018 | 03:31

She criticised Republicans who have rejected Democratic demands to slow Mr Kavanaugh's confirmation process and let the FBI investigate all the allegations, saying: "What I don't understand is the rush to judgment". Dianne Feinstein , the ranking member on the committee, asked how she made a decision to come forward. Feinstein said says the Federal Bureau of Investigation should have investigated Ford's allegations.

by | September 30, 2018 | 03:05

The quake triggered a tsunami , according to Indonesia's geophysics agency. Amateur footage shown by local TV stations showed waves crashing into houses along Palu's shoreline, scattering shipping containers and flooding into a mosque in the city.

by | September 30, 2018 | 02:35

Judge's cooperation, he will answer any and all questions posed to him", attorney Barbara Van Gelder said of Judge. The letter comes at the same time the committee has requested a supplemental Federal Bureau of Investigation background check into Christine Blasey Ford's allegations that Kavanaugh assaulted her in 1982.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:20

Kavanaugh heatedly denied them all, while Democrats complained about a rush to approval and President Donald Trump said the accusations added up to no more than "a con job". She alleged that Kavanaugh and others while in high school spiked the drinks of girls at parties with intoxicants to make it easier for them to be gang raped.

by | September 29, 2018 | 06:49

The vote comes one day after Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford , each delivered emotional testimony on Capitol Hill. In the morning, he announced that he would support Kavanaugh's nomination. A rating of unanimously well-qualified from the American Bar Association .

by | September 29, 2018 | 04:55

Tensions are mounting as Senate Republicans, Senate Democrats, the White House and the lawyers for one of Kavanaugh's accusers, Christine Blasey Ford , near Thursday's hearing . Ford and Kavanaugh are set to testify Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Mark Judge, Kavanaugh's high school classmate and alleged witness to the incident between Ford and Kavanaugh, is hiding out in a DE beach town.

by | September 28, 2018 | 17:25

The response came after Netanyahu on Thursday claimed at the General Assembly that Iran has a "secret atomic warehouse" on Tehran's outskirts and challenged United Nations inspectors to examine it. "They took it out and they spread it around Tehran in an effort to hide the evidence". The site may contain as much as 300 tons of nuclear-related equipment and material in 15 shipping containers, he added.

by | September 28, 2018 | 18:05

In an ongoing, freewheeling press conference, President Donald Trump again strongly defended his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Wednesday, rejecting any suggestion he order a new FBI investigation into the multiple sexual assault and misconduct allegations against him, including an explosive new allegation from a third accuser.

by | September 28, 2018 | 16:41

Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. "It was an extremely hard thing to do, but I felt that I couldn't not do it", she said. She was 15 at the time of the alleged incident, while Kavanaugh was 17.

by | September 28, 2018 | 17:03

In remarks to reporters on his way to his speech, Trump said he would not meet the Iranians until they "change their tune". "On what basis and criteria can we enter into a negotiation with such a government?" US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, addressing a pressure group on Tuesday, vowed to act "swiftly and decisively" to any Iranian action that damages US interests in the region.

by | September 28, 2018 | 16:26

Justice Misra, who will retire on Tuesday, was heading a five-judge bench which gave a 4-1 verdict. In July this year, the LDF government restated that gender discrimination should be done away with and that it favors the entry of all women to the temple, irrespective of their age.