• Cruz, ORourke clash over immigration, Trump, guns during intense debate
Cruz, ORourke clash over immigration, Trump, guns during intense debate

Beto (pronounced Beh-toe, with a short e) is a Spanish-language nickname for Roberto. Cruz called the legislation part of a pattern of O'Rourke flirting with loosening laws on illicit drugs beyond just marijuana. O'Rourke has built his campaign around healthcare, economic inequality, and resisting Trump and Cruz's immigration policies, as well as c...

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  • SIT resumes quizzing bishop in nun rape case
SIT resumes quizzing bishop in nun rape case

Bishop Franco Mulakkal was on Friday arrested by the Kerala police in connection with the rape of a Kerala nun , Kottayam Superintendent of Police (SP) Hari Sankar confirmed. They intimidated the photographer and made him give a statement that the victim seemed boring and upset, " he also said. The nuns and their families are facing ment...

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  • Kavanaugh accuser set to testify in US Senate hearing
Kavanaugh accuser set to testify in US Senate hearing

The report said that her lawyers will talk again on Sunday with Senate officials. A spokesman for the committee, Taylor Foy, noted the denial of wrongdoing but said that Ventry had made a decision to step aside "to avoid causing any distraction from the work of the committee".

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  • Amnesty Calls for Accountability for Hurricane Maria Using Projection on Trump Hotel
Amnesty Calls for Accountability for Hurricane Maria Using Projection on Trump Hotel

The governor of Puerto Rico said Thursday there is no doubt that there were almost 3,000 deaths as a result of Hurricane Maria , disputing President Donald Trump's assertion that the figure was artificially inflated. "This should not happen in America to our fellow US citizens", Nelson said during a news conference. "Today we are joined to raise...

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  • Woman stabbed to death on evening jog one week after engagement
Woman stabbed to death on evening jog one week after engagement

Wendy Martinez (left) was stabbed to death by a suspect (right) while she was out for a jog near Logan Circle on Tuesday , Sept. 18, 2018, according to DC police. "Homicide detectives last night searched the surrounding areas", said Newsham. Police say the Georgetown alumna was stabbed multiple times Tuesday night and managed to stumble i...

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  • Putin denounces 'terrorist' attack in Iran
Putin denounces 'terrorist' attack in Iran

At least 24 people were killed and more than 60 wounded yesterday when gunmen opened fire on a military parade in southwest Iran. State TV hours later reported that all four gunmen had been killed, with three dying during the attack and one later succumbing to his wounds at a hospital.

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  • Pak talks: Disappointed at Delhi's ‘negative, arrogant’ reply, says Imran Khan
Pak talks: Disappointed at Delhi's ‘negative, arrogant’ reply, says Imran Khan

Barely 24 hours after agreeing to it, the government Friday called off a meeting between the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan in NY, citing the brutal killings of three policemen in Jammu and Kashmir and Islamabad releasing postage stamps "glorifying" terrorist Burhan Wani .

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  • Girl critically ill after second shark attack hits Australian island
Girl critically ill after second shark attack hits Australian island

Authorities said the extent of the woman's injuries mean she was "lucky" to be alive, mostly due to an emergency room doctor who happened to be on a nearby boat and the rapid assistance of a medical response helicopter which was also nearby.

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  • Woman Accusing Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Wants FBI Probe
Woman Accusing Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Wants FBI Probe

SNELL: Yeah. This is an idea that's been floating around mostly among staff up until this point. "The FBI shouldn't be involved because they don't want to be", the president said earlier this week. The letter says the women "represent all political parties". Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are swiftly organizing a hearing for ...

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  • Ford lawyers say she is open to testifying, but not Monday
Ford lawyers say she is open to testifying, but not Monday

McConnell did not mention the upcoming hearing with Kavanaugh and professor Christine Blasey Ford where Republicans claim to want to hear both accounts of the alleged sexual assault. Mark Judge, the other classmate identified in the allegation, also denied the incident occurred. Ford was 15 years old at the time she alleges Kavanaugh atta...

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  • NY nursery stabbing as multiple children knifed in Queens
NY nursery stabbing as multiple children knifed in Queens

One of the young girls is in serious condition, but all of the injuries are not considered to be life-threatening. A 52-year-old woman who was employed at the day care in Flushing, Queens stabbed three children around 3:45 a.m., a spokesperson for the New York City police said.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser may testify after all - under right terms
Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser may testify after all - under right terms

Katz also asked the committee for information about how the hearing would unfold - how many rounds of questions will be permitted by each member, whether Mark Judge would be subpoenaed, whether the committee would agree not to have Kavanaugh present during her testimony, and what would be done to ensure Ford's safety during the testimony.

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  • McCaskill to vote no on Kavanaugh, cites dark money concerns
McCaskill to vote no on Kavanaugh, cites dark money concerns

He wrote , 'And I have heard very few people say that limits on contributions to candidates are unconstitutional although I for one tend to think those limits have some constitutional problems'. He said he was "disturbed" to hear that she had been facing threats and harassment but urged her to speak before the committee. What is the allegation ...

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  • Wisconsin workplace shooter dead, shot by police
Wisconsin workplace shooter dead, shot by police

The husband of a woman who works in the building said she told him about hearing "sounds like hammers hitting something, but it was gunshots". An employee at WTS Paradigm, who witnessed the shooting, told the Wisconsin State Journal that the gunman was also an employee with the company.

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  • Kavanaugh allegation poses political risks for Dems and GOP
Kavanaugh allegation poses political risks for Dems and GOP

The President is annoyed because he feels his nominee's name is being run through the mud by Democrats wielding old allegations, White House officials said. "We are working diligently to get to the bottom of these claims". Patty Murray listens to testimony during a hearing on Capitol Hill, Nov. 15, 2017, in Washington .

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  • South African court rules cannabis is LEGAL when used 'in private'
South African court rules cannabis is LEGAL when used 'in private'

Zondo's judgement explicitly notes that while the private personal use of marijuana is "decriminalised", any use of dagga outside of this stringent mandate is still illegal and punishable by law. The court did not rule on how many grams an adult will be allowed to use or more crucially carry. "Ultimately, it will be the court that will decide w...

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  • Russian aircraft vanishes near Syria during Israeli, French strikes
Russian aircraft vanishes near Syria during Israeli, French strikes

The Russian military said that the Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft was hit 35 kilometers (22 miles) off the coast late Monday as it was returning to its home base nearby. Syria inadvertently shot down a Russian military plane after an Israeli attack on Syrian positions, killing 15 people on board, Moscow officials said.

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  • Manafort pleads guilty, to cooperate with special counsel
Manafort pleads guilty, to cooperate with special counsel

The tweet repeats a claim Giuliani made Saturday about "sources close to Manafort defense" who telling him that the plea deal "does not involve the Trump campaign" that there "was no collusion with Russian Federation". "The president shares that view", he said. "We can see a reason why he might want to do that". FARA, as it is known, was wi...

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  • Police ‘trying to smear’ Botham Shem Jean
Police ‘trying to smear’ Botham Shem Jean

Activist Shaun King , who was irate about the search of Jean's home, called police to ask when the results of Amber Guyger's home search will be made available. A consensual search was conducted on Guyger's apartment in the hours after the shooting, according to information WFAA obtained from a source close to the investigation that was later ...

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  • WEATHER WARNING: Strong winds could bring travel disruption and power shortages
WEATHER WARNING: Strong winds could bring travel disruption and power shortages

Critical of the United Kingdom will likely be having a seek forward to having fun with an "Indian Summer" this weekend...earlier than battening down the hatches in readiness for Typhoon Helene which could pose a "hazard to life".Helene is now one in all a glut of tropical storms in the Atlantic, with Florence sparking mass evacuations as she heads ...

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  • Palestinian teenager dies from wounds in Gaza unrest
Palestinian teenager dies from wounds in Gaza unrest

The man killed, Ari Fuld, was a right-wing activist who has appeared regularly on television, but a police spokesman said there was no indication he was targeted for that reason. "When the rockets were falling, that's when he would get in his auto and go down to Sderot", Hasten said. U.S. officials also could not confirm whether the latest cut me...

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  • Polls: Election 2018, midterms could see Democrats take control
Polls: Election 2018, midterms could see Democrats take control

And a dozen high-tax states have taken or are considering measures to get around the cap. But prospects for the legislation in the Senate are weak, given the slim Republican majority and concern over the potential for further blowing up the deficit with a new tax cut - without corresponding new revenue sources.

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  • Anita Hill Speaks Out On Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh
Anita Hill Speaks Out On Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

Ford said to The Washington Post , "I thought he might inadvertently kill me". Kavanaugh said in a statement that he "unequivocally" denies the allegation . Another student who was allegedly present during this incident has denied the encounter happened as well, saying the story is "absolutely nuts". There is a way back to the better time...

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  • 'Lies and fabrication': United Kingdom attacks novichok tourist claims
'Lies and fabrication': United Kingdom attacks novichok tourist claims

The interview with Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, named as suspects in the Salisbury poisoning, appeared on RT on Thursday. President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said Friday that Russian authorities will consider Britain's request to interrogate them if it comes.

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  • Hurricane Florence: Over 188,000 without power as monster storm batters Carolinas
Hurricane Florence: Over 188,000 without power as monster storm batters Carolinas

Roy Cooper said. "The fact is this storm is deadly and we know we are days away from an ending", Cooper said. The dead included a mother and baby killed when a tree fell on a house in Wilmington , North Carolina. In this photo provided by NASA, Hurricane Florence churns over the Atlantic Ocean heading for the US east coast as seen from the I...

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