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Iran's Khamenei says the attackers were paid by Saudis and UAE

Describing the attack on defenseless people as an act of cowardice, the Leader noted, "According to [available] reports, this cowardly act has been perpetrated by the same people who are saved by Americans whenever they face a hard situation in Iraq and Syria" and whose operations are being financed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

3 infants among 5 stabbed at unlicensed ‘after birth center’ in Queens

The unidentified woman, age 52, who also stabbed two adults in the predawn incident in the borough of Queens, was in stable condition, Juanita Holmes, assistant chief of patrol for the New York City Police Department, said at a news conference.

Kavanaugh Accuser Wants an FBI Probe Before She'll Testify - Now What?

The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 10:05 a.m. And I would surely hope she'd come Monday. "She's not prepared to talk with them at a hearing on Monday ", Banks said on CNN on Tuesday night. Ford has said Kavanaugh was "stumbling drunk" during a small party in high school at which he pinned her to a bed, groped her over her clothes, and covered her mouth with his hand when she ...

Trump suggested Spain build African Sahara wall to stop migrants, minister says

Trump also brushed off the suggestion that the size of the Sahara would make it a hard task, by saying: "The Sahara border can't be bigger than our border with Mexico". The Spanish Embassy in Washington did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but the Spanish Foreign Ministry told Britain's Guardian newspaper that the accounts of Borrell's comments were accurate.

Kavanaugh Vote Faces Potential Delay As GOP Plans Investigation Of Assault Claims

Sharon Crouch Clark didn't know Ford and feels fine about having signed the letter , notwithstanding the allegation. Ford said she will participate in any proceedings she is invited to participate in. Ilyse Hogue, the president of NARAL, said that the Judiciary Committee that is overseeing Kavanaugh's nomination is not in a position to obtain a credible denial from the nominee in the face of Ford's allegation.

Brett Kavanaugh: Republican senators call for vote delay

Chuck Grassley, the chair of the panel, asking him to delay a Thursday confirmation vote for Kavanaugh after a California professor claimed in a Washington Post story on Sunday that Kavanaugh sexually attacked her in 1982 during a high school party.

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge sets world record at Berlin marathon

Kipsang, who ran 2:03:13 back in 2013 in Berlin to set a world record, was third on Sunday in 2:06:48. "The weather condition was good and it made me run fast today", Cherono said after the race. Most observers feared that had left Kipchoge's hopes of a world record in the balance. "Congratulations Eliud Kipchoge for breaking the world record at the Berlin marathon 2018".

Trump former campaign head to help Russian Federation inquiry

In Washington , Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that based on the guidelines, which are determined based on factors such as Manafort's involvement and the nature of the crimes, he faces a range of 210 to 262 months and a $400,000 fine. The result also ensures that the investigation will extend far beyond the November congressional elections despite entreaties from the president's lawyer that Mueller bring his probe to a close.

The Resistance At The Kavanaugh Hearings: More Than 200 Arrests

White House spokesman Raj Shah said in an email that Democrats were trying to smear Kavanaugh's reputation, later adding that outside experts had said the Democrats lacked proof of their allegations. "I am also deeply troubled by Judge Kavanaugh's views on executive power". The Judiciary Committee will hold up to four days of review, with Kavanaugh to begin facing questions on Day 2, September 5, said committee chairman Sen.

Mandatory evacuations ordered for entire SC coastline ahead of Hurricane Florence

Despite the storm being still some distance away from land, the National Hurricane Center has confirmed it is on track to hit the area around North and SC by Friday. The Pentagon said Monday it has sent an advance military team to an emergency operations center in Raleigh, North Carolina, to coordinate with federal and state partners in relief efforts.

Having adults in the White House is supposed to be normal

During the interview , Woodward, an associate editor at The Washington Post , defended his reporting in light of denials of material in the book attributed to White House Chief of Staff John F Kelly and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. Many have already come forward to say the quotes by them, like the book, are fiction. The piece, titled "I Am Part of the Resistance" Inside the Trump Administration , has shaken the government, with scores of senior figures going on record to say they ...

White House Rejects NYT Column Attributed To Anonymous Official That Criticizes Trump

Interested in Donald Trump? "President Trump is facing a test to his presidency unlike any faced by a modern American leader", said the author of op-ed titled "I am part of the resistance inside the Trump administration ". Trump also renewed his call for Congress to pass stricter libel laws - something that has historically been governed by state law. He said: "You look at the Washington Post or the New York Times - I can never get a good story".

Two Koreas to hold summit as Kim renews denuclearisation pledge

Since then, neither side has seemed willing to make a substantive move, leading to skepticism over Trump's claims that Kim will really dismantle his nuclear weapons program. US President Donald Trump last month even cancelled a trip to Pyongyang by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , citing a lack of progress in the denuclearisation process.

India’s Supreme Court decriminalizes gay sex in historic ruling

Justice Nariman supporting the scrapping of section 377 of IPC because it violates the LBTQ+ community's rights mentioned in Article 21 of the constitution, said that the whole objective of the Fundamental Rights is to empower the court to strike down laws like Section 377.

Caning is legal, says Amanah women chief

The women, ages 22 and 32, were each caned six times in the Terengganu sharia high court shortly after the sentence was announced. The women, who were dressed in white headscarves and clothing, sat on stools facing the judges while female prison officers struck their backs using light rattan canes, according to the Associated Press .

Texas woman takes off with baby after crashing car in chase

Rodriguez then exited her auto and ran around to the passenger rear door and took out the baby in its vehicle seat. Investigators say the driver, identified as Catilyn Rodriquez, was wanted on warrants but fled when troopers tried to pull her over.

Who is Sam Patten?

Patten was charged via a criminal information , which is a document that prosecutors use when a defendant waives an indictment. While the documents did not name the Russian national, the description matches Konstantin Kilimnik , Patten's business partner, who was indicted along with former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort in June for witness tampering in an ongoing criminal case in Washington .

United States halts all funding to UN body helping Palestinians

This latest report follows last week's announcement by the US State Department that it will cut more than $200 million in bilateral aid to the Palestinian Authority. In a statement, it said the organisation was "irredeemably flawed". The agency was founded in 1949 after the first Arab-Israeli war, in the wake of the exodus of around 700,000 refugees who fled or were driven out of Israel on its founding as a state.

Trump says lawyer will leave White House after Kavanaugh vote

Don McGahn , the White House counsel, with President Donald Trump . He was not aware that Trump planned to send the tweet before it posted, according to a person close to McGahn who was not authorised to speak publicly. But his personal relations with Trump have been formal and at times testy, as he has tried to protect the president from a slew of accusations and investigations into his personal behavior, his business, and his campaign's alleged collusion with Russians in the 2016 ...

I respected John McCain, says former jailer in Vietnam

The Hill reported that several officials at the White House prepared a longer statement which called McCain a hero, yet Trump passed on the message and opted for a tweet . New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had some sharp words to share this morning on Twitter , saying, "Senator McCain was twice the public elected official Donald Trump will ever be".