• Boy, 13, attacked by shark in California while diving for lobsters
Boy, 13, attacked by shark in California while diving for lobsters

Giles said the species had not been determined. Giles says the rescuers were an off-duty police officer, an off-duty and a third person who were also lobster diving. "The shark hit him in the clavicle, ripped open everything in the back and the top teeth came down and got his cheek". I yelled at everyone to get out of the water: "There's a shark ...

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  • 'The most unethical sham': Lindsey Graham rails at Kavanaugh FBI probe demands
'The most unethical sham': Lindsey Graham rails at Kavanaugh FBI probe demands

Blasey had requested confidentiality when she contacted Feinstein's office in July to tell the senator her allegation that Kavanaugh assaulted Blasey when they were in high school ― which Kavanaugh has denied . On Friday, Trump, under pressure from key Republican senators, ordered the FBI to conduct an additional background investigation of Kava...

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  • Plane crash, 4 in hospital
Plane crash, 4 in hospital

The Papua New Guinea national carrier says the four were among 47 passengers and crew who were evacuated from a sinking Boeing 737 on Friday after Flight PX73 crashed into a lagoon near the Chuuk International Airport runway. A Papua New Guinea accident investigation team flew to Micronesia on Friday, the Post Courier newspaper reported. All the pa...

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  • U.S. and Canada reach last-minute deal to preserve NAFTA
U.S. and Canada reach last-minute deal to preserve NAFTA

As reported by Bloomberg, unnamed sources close to the talks reveal that the U.S. is "confident" that a deal will be reached between Canada, Mexico , and the United States before a US-imposed deadline of midnight Sunday. "Lots of progress, but we're not there yet", MacNaughton told reporters. While Canada had played down the end-of-the-month d...

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  • Canada PM says won't be rushed on NAFTA, new deal not guaranteed
Canada PM says won't be rushed on NAFTA, new deal not guaranteed

He has also repeatedly threatened to walk away from the talks rather than sign on to a deal which would be bad for Canada. He said the U.S.is "very unhappy with the negotiations and the negotiating style of Canada". "I must be honest with you, we're not getting along with their negotiators". Freeland said that the updated deadline for an agreemen...

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  • Trump says he and North Korea’s Kim ‘fell in love’
Trump says he and North Korea’s Kim ‘fell in love’

President Trump has said that sanctions will remain in place against North Korea until complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization is achieved. The minister instead highlighted three meetings between Mr Kim and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in in the past five months and added: "If the party to this issue of denuclearisation were So...

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  • VP fears Indonesia death toll could rise into the 'thousands'
VP fears Indonesia death toll could rise into the 'thousands'

Red Cross said there are more than 300,000 people living in the area, and vice president Jusuf Kalla warned the death toll could rise to thousands. The tsunami killed about 50,000 people in other countries, bringing the total fatalities to approximately 220,000, making it one of the worst natural disasters in human history.

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  • British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn meets EU on Brexit
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn meets EU on Brexit

If EU and Britain agree on a deal, it must be approved by individual nations before Britain leaves. That infuriated Brexit-backers such as Farage and former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who say it would leave the United Kingdom tethered to the bloc and unable to strike new trade deals around the world.

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  • Sequelae, norepinephrine, epinephrine: Christine Blasey Ford uses science to describe her assault
Sequelae, norepinephrine, epinephrine: Christine Blasey Ford uses science to describe her assault

The editors in July praised Kavanaugh shortly after President Donald Trump nominated him to the high court. He also called the Democrats' tactics "the most unethical sham". "I am terrified", she said, her voice often quavering. Despite having more Republicans on the committee, the outcome is uncertain because Sen. Republican leaders were hopi...

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  • With bated breath, United Nations awaits another first for Trump
With bated breath, United Nations awaits another first for Trump

Maduro then went on state television and thanked Trump for the sanctions, saying the sanctions were an honour. But even after the White House denied a meeting would take place, the now-slighted Maduro kept flying north, all brashness and bluster.

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  • Plane crash near Papua New Guinea
Plane crash near Papua New Guinea

AN Air Niugini plane has overshot a runway in Micronesia and plunged into the sea, with all passengers and crew reported to be safe, an airport official says. Reports indicated there were 36 passengers and 11 crew on the flight. A passenger jet has landed in the ocean after overshooting the runway in the Federated States of Micronesia.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford to deliver conflicting testimonies
Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford to deliver conflicting testimonies

Fox News host Chris Wallace on Thursday reacted to a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by calling it a "disaster for Republicans". "I am here today not because I want to be", she wrote. Swetnick said in a sworn statement released Wednesday that Kavanaugh took part...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court nominee ‘targeted vulnerable girls’ at school parties
Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court nominee ‘targeted vulnerable girls’ at school parties

Attorney Michael Avenatti identified Julie Swetnick on Wednesday, who claimed that Kavanaugh took part in "gang" rapes during 1980s high school parties. She said that Kavanaugh's declaration of "innocence" and lack of sexual inactivity in high school on Fox News is a lie. In it, he alleged that there was "significant evidence of multip...

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  • Iran says it doesn’t want war with the US
Iran says it doesn’t want war with the US

China has accused US President Donald Trump of "slander" after he accused Beijing of trying to meddle in upcoming US congressional elections . "Trump was left alone at the session, and this was yet another instance of U.S. The leadership in Beijing considers Trump superior to the last "five or six" presidents, Pillsbury told Tucker Carlson o...

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  • Third Woman Accuses US Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct
Third Woman Accuses US Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh of Sexual Misconduct

Ford , a psychology professor in California , answered: 'The same way that I'm sure that I'm talking to you right now. Kavanaugh denied her allegation as he has the others. Ford went on to describe a house party in the early 1980s when a drunken Kavanaugh allegedly sexually assaulted her in a bedroom, with his friend Mark Judge in the room.

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  • Russian Spy Poisoning Suspect Was
Russian Spy Poisoning Suspect Was "Honoured By Putin"

Elsewhere on Wednesday, Theresa May attacked Russian Federation for its "desperate fabrication" over the Salisbury spy poisoning as she addressed world leaders in NY. On September 14, Bellingcat said it had reviewed Russian documents that indicated the two men had no records in the Russian resident database prior to 2009, a sign they may be worki...

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  • Kavanaugh says new allegations are 'ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone'
Kavanaugh says new allegations are 'ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone'

It's unclear if the calendars will affect the opinions of the senators on the committee about Ford's allegation . While little has been reported yet about the background of Mitchell, the female prosecutor who has worked for almost thirty years in the Maricopa County prosecutors office and now brought in to cross-examine Ford so that the male m...

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  • Collins Says Kavanaugh Is Unlikely to Favor Overturning Roe
Collins Says Kavanaugh Is Unlikely to Favor Overturning Roe

In a September 21 open letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Yale Law School faculty stated in part that "the confirmation process must always be conducted, and appointments made, in a manner that gives Americans reason to trust the Supreme Court".

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  • Trump backs two-state solution for Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Trump backs two-state solution for Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Trump's meeting with Netanyahu came, symbolically, just ahead of his chairing a meeting of the U.N. Security Council about nuclear proliferation. "Any individual or entity who fails to comply with these sanctions will face severe consequences", the president told representatives at the Security Council meeting.

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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

She says he "thrust his penis in her face" during a drinking game. You can not reconcile the individual on Fox News with the individual who was joined at the hip with Mark Judge throughout the years at issue. Avenatti declined to expand on the allegation in an interview Wednesday on ABC's "The View", saying he would not add detail beyond what ...

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  • White House says it is open to testimony from second Kavanaugh accuser
White House says it is open to testimony from second Kavanaugh accuser

Kavanaugh's TV appearance came three days before a crucial Senate Judiciary Committee hearing at which he and his chief accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , were slated to testify. Sen. Susan Collins of ME, one of the undecided Republicans, said she will be "glued to the television" during the hearing. After Trump lashed out at Ford on Friday, Sen...

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  • Israel accused after Russian spy plane lost over Syria
Israel accused after Russian spy plane lost over Syria

The decision came a week after Israeli F-16 planes struck targets near Moscow's air base in Latakia, western Syria, prompting the Syrian government to respond. In fact, the Israeli jets were in Latakia, in Syria's west and used the Russian Il-20 as a shield to bypass Syrian government forces' radar systems, the spokesman said.

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  • Injured Indian Navy commander Abhilash Tomy rescued three days after SOS
Injured Indian Navy commander Abhilash Tomy rescued three days after SOS

A French vessel, Osiris , rescued Tomy from his location, The Indian Express reported. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the commander is "conscious and doing okay". "He is conscious, and he is safe", an Indian navy spokesman Captain D.K. Sharma told reporters. Organisers of the Golden Globe Race posted Tomy's latest distress messa...

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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to meet Trump Thursday
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to meet Trump Thursday

The Rosenstein furor, kicked off by unconfirmed reports that he had verbally resigned , underscored the mounting tension in the White House over the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Accused Of Sex Misconduct By Second Woman - New Yorker Report
Brett Kavanaugh Accused Of Sex Misconduct By Second Woman - New Yorker Report

Kavanaugh's confirmation appears to turn mostly on the support or opposition of three Republican senators: Jeff Flake of Arizona, who is on the Judiciary panel that Republicans control 11-10; Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska.

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