Air India Express aircraft hits wall at Trichy airport, all passengers safe

All 136 passengers and crew aboard the Boeing 737 landed safely at another airport and were put on another flight to Dubai, officials said. On hearing about the incident Tamil Nadu Tourism Minister N. Later it was decided that the plane, which ... More..

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F-35 fighter jets grounded due to manufacturing failures: US military
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

F-35 fighter jets grounded due to manufacturing failures: US military

During the incident, a Marine Corps variant of the F-35 joint strike fighter, known as the F-35B, went down in the vicinity of Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort . "We will take every measure to ensure safe o...More..

Could Susan Rice challenge Susan Collins in 2020?
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Could Susan Rice challenge Susan Collins in 2020?

For her part, Collins bristled at the campaign and said it amounted to bribery . Rice's "Me" tweet was a response to another Obama-era official, Jen Psaki, tweeting: "who wants to run for Senate in Maine? th...More..

Melania Trump calls Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh 'highly qualified'
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Melania Trump calls Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh 'highly qualified'

She said on the Senate floor late Friday that Kavanaugh is "a good man" but his "appearance of impropriety has become unavoidable". Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. In the end, all but one Republican, Se...More..

Vigil Honors Victims of Schoharie Limo Crash
by | Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Vigil Honors Victims of Schoharie Limo Crash

In a Facebook post , the store said it would remain open through the weekend despite the "horrific accident in front of our business". Cushing worked in technology services for the New York State Senate, a...More..

Manhunt continues for Palestinian who killed two Israelis in Barkan shooting
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Manhunt continues for Palestinian who killed two Israelis in Barkan shooting

Surveillance camera footage broadcast on Israeli television showed a man armed with a rifle fleeing down stairs and running away from the factory. Israeli forces killed over 260 Palestinians in that period, of ...More..

Brazil Election Will Go to Run-Off, Bolsonaro vs Haddad
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Brazil Election Will Go to Run-Off, Bolsonaro vs Haddad

The Social Liberal Party (PSL) candidate Bolsonaro was the victor of the first election round on Sunday (October 7), failing short of the 50 percent outright majority, but nonetheless accruing 46 percent of the...More..

Trump hosts Kavanaugh for ceremonial Supreme Court swearing
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Trump hosts Kavanaugh for ceremonial Supreme Court swearing

McConnell said in an interview Saturday with The Associated Press that Kavanaugh also wanted to see it through to the finish. While some Democrats , including Congressman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), toy with th...More..

by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Pompeo: North Korea Ready to Allow International Inspectors at Nuclear Sites

The two officials also discussed the possibility of the USA monitoring Pyongyang's steps towards denuclearisation , the South Korean President's office said on Sunday . Pompeo did not have a scheduled mee...More..

Trump says Chicago police should ‘stop and frisk’ to curb violence
by | Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Trump says Chicago police should ‘stop and frisk’ to curb violence

Trump faces mounting pressure from the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is looking into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. "I have directed the attorney general's office to...More..

Pompeo: U.S., North Korea Make 'Progress' on Pyongyang Trip
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Pompeo: U.S., North Korea Make 'Progress' on Pyongyang Trip

He arrived in Seoul , South Korea , in the evening and was scheduled to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in. He came away from it saying the two sides had made progress, only for North Korea to denounce...More..

Nigeria's opposition PDP picks Atiku to challenge Buhari
by | Monday, October 08, 2018

Nigeria's opposition PDP picks Atiku to challenge Buhari

A landmark event in the sense that since the rebranding of our great party, the PDP , and infact I daresay, since the return of democratic rule of governance in this country, we have witnessed the most credibl...More..

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court Justice
by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court Justice

In the procedural ballot, senators voted 51-49 to limit debate, defeating Democratic efforts to scuttle the nomination with endless delays. Chuck Schumer. Sen. Dianne Feinstein: "The most notable part of thi...More..

by | Sunday, October 07, 2018

Kavanaugh Protesters Ignore Capitol Barricades Ahead of Saturday Vote

Kavanaugh has denied all the accusations. Susan Rice , national security adviser to President Barack Obama , tweeted she would consider challenging Collins in 2020, saying she was deeply disappointed in...More..

Sen. Jeff Flake More Popular Among Arizona Democrats Than Republicans, Poll Finds
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake More Popular Among Arizona Democrats Than Republicans, Poll Finds

Standing in Kavanaugh's way are a handful of key swing votes. "I do not believe these charges can fairly prevent Judge Kavanaugh from serving on the court", Collins said. McConnell then warned that he wou...More..

7 officers shot, 1 fatally, serving warrant in S. Carolina
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

7 officers shot, 1 fatally, serving warrant in S. Carolina

Florence County investigators called Hopkins' home and arranged to speak to his 28-year-old son, Seth Hopkins, about a sex assault investigation Wednesday afternoon, Lott said, adding that they had a search w...More..

Brett Kavanaugh A Step Closer To Supreme Court Confirmation After Senate Vote
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh A Step Closer To Supreme Court Confirmation After Senate Vote

Senate Republicans projected optimism on Thursday after reviewing the results of an FBI investigation into allegations against the nominee that they say indicate there is no corroboration for accusations he has...More..

US Trade Relations May Now All Be Patterned After The Revised NAFTA
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

US Trade Relations May Now All Be Patterned After The Revised NAFTA

He said this week that "frankly, it's too early to talk" to China about trade reform - that it isn't yet ready. Just last week, the Federal Reserve hiked the federal funds rate by 25 basis points as a result ...More..

France opens probe into missing Chinese head of Interpol
by | Saturday, October 06, 2018

France opens probe into missing Chinese head of Interpol

Meng Hongwei, 64, left Interpol's headquarters in Lyon, arriving in China last week. He is a veteran of China's police and security systems, serving as the country's vice minister of public security and the...More..

A look at the deciding votes on Kavanaugh
by | Friday, October 05, 2018

A look at the deciding votes on Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh was responding to accusations from a California professor, Christine Blasey Ford, that he sexually assaulted her at a house party when they were teenagers in the 1980s. "It's kind of appalling", he a...More..