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World, Americas, 27 Sep 2018

'Absolutely’ sure Brett Kavanaugh, assaulted me, says accuser

Blasey Ford told Senate Judiciary Committee it was 'absolutely not' possible that she had mistakenly identified Kavanaugh as her attacker.

27 Sep 2018 9:11 PM

Rejected meeting with Trudeau at UNGA over trade fight: Trump

Trump vented his frustration with Canada along sidelines of UNGA, latest sign of deteriorating ties between two allies.

27 Sep 2018 4:54 PM

Key events around sexual assault accusations against Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh's nomination to US Supreme Court appeared all-but-certain but sexual assault allegations from 1980 now threaten to derail process.

27 Sep 2018 3:52 PM

Was a handshake, scoffs White House to Pak's 'met Trump' claims

The episode happened on Tuesday at a luncheon on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

27 Sep 2018 2:35 PM

Will change mind if allegations against Kavanaugh credible: Trump

In prepared testimony released, 51-yr-old Blasey Ford said she feared Kavanaugh would rape her during attack, which occurred in 1982.

27 Sep 2018 2:19 PM


US House approves USD 1.7 billion in disaster aid for Carolinas

The aid was added to legislation to keep Federal Aviation Administration programs running beyond Sept. 30. The bill passed 398-23.

27 Sep 2018 1:38 PM

Donald Trump admits friendship with China’s Xi Jinping could be over

US this week enacted new tariffs against China covering another USD 200 bn of imports, shrugging off threats of counter measures.

27 Sep 2018 12:47 PM

US man executed for killing ex-roommate, hiding her body

Troy Clark, 51, was sentenced to die for the 1998 murder of Christina Muse, a 20 year-old former roommate.

27 Sep 2018 12:24 PM

China ‘doesn’t want me to win’ upcoming polls: Trump at UNSC

'They do not want me or us to win because I am the first president ever to challenge China on trade,' Trump said.

27 Sep 2018 11:56 AM

A look at Brett Kavanugh's 1982 calendar: sports, movies, parties

Ford is scheduled to testify Thursday morning before the Judiciary Committee, with Kavanaugh testifying separately, after she is finished.

27 Sep 2018 11:44 AM


Two-state solution works best: Trump on Israel-Palestine conflict

Trump, in a meeting with Netanyahu at UN General Assembly, also said he wanted to unveil a peace plan in the next two to three months.

27 Sep 2018 11:34 AM

Would have been at war with North Korea without my election: Trump

'We have a very good relationship. He (Kim) likes me, I like him,' Donald Trump told a press conference in New York.

27 Sep 2018 11:23 AM

'Drunk' Kavanaugh used to behave inappropriately with girls: New accuser

Swetnick said in a statement released by her lawyer that events took place at parties she attended while high school student in Maryland.

27 Sep 2018 11:05 AM

UN wasn't laughing at me, they were laughing with me, says Trump

The incident took place during Trump's speech to the annual UN General Assembly.

27 Sep 2018 10:55 AM

Antigua assures India full cooperation in Mehul Choksi's extradition

Asked if Antigua would help in extraditing Choksi, Greene told, 'I think it is only appropriate if you speak to your Foreign Minister.'

27 Sep 2018 10:38 AM


As US starts deportation process from Oct, here's how it will impact H-1B holders

In relief to H-1B visa holders for now this will not be implemented for employment-based petitions, humanitarian applications and petitions.

27 Sep 2018 8:53 AM