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Trump hails new trilateral trade deal with Canada, Mexico

Trump hails new trilateral trade deal with Canada, Mexico The US and Canada have reached a deal to reform the North American Free Trade Agreement ( Nafta ) after last minute negotiations. "The new name will be The United States Mexico Canada Agreement, or USMCA ". "It will allow us to maintain the competitiveness of the Mexican manufacturing industry, which will keep its access to the world's largest market", Marcelo Ebrard told a press conference. [Full Article...]

McConnell Vows 'We'll be Voting This Week' on Kavanaugh

McConnell Vows 'We'll be Voting This Week' on Kavanaugh Separately, the Senate Judiciary Committee made public late on Sunday a previously unreleased interview with Kavanaugh from September 26, before a public hearing with Ford, in which he denied all the allegations against him and committee Democrats declined to ask questions, saying they felt the FBI should investigate the allegations. [Full Article...]

North Korea has up to 60 nuclear weapons, South Korean official says

North Korea has up to 60 nuclear weapons, South Korean official says Experts believe that there are more than 1 million land mines along the border - and civilians and soldiers alike have been killed or injured by them. In November 2017, North Korean troops at the JSA shot one of their soldiers defecting to the South five times. They eventually plan to have 35 unarmed personnel from each side guard the village and let tourists freely cross ankle-high concrete slabs... [Full Article...]

Airline in miracle lagoon landing has never had fatality

Airline in miracle lagoon landing has never had fatality Air Niugini chairman Kosta Constaninou had said on Sunday that witnesses reported seeing the missing passenger board a dinghy as USA divers and local residents rescued the passengers and crew from the sinking plane. In 2008, an Asia Pacific Airlines cargo Boeing 727 overran and ended up with its nose landing gear in the lagoon at the end of the Pohnpei airport runway. [Full Article...]

Democrats Protest As Republicans Likely Lock Up Kavanaugh Committee Approval

Democrats Protest As Republicans Likely Lock Up Kavanaugh Committee Approval In another statement, Patrick J. Smyth, identified by Ford as being among those downstairs at the party, says "I have no knowledge of the party in question; nor do I have any knowledge of the allegations of improper conduct she has leveled against Brett Kavanaugh '". [Full Article...]

Canada reaches a trade deal with US & Mexico under new name

Canada reaches a trade deal with US & Mexico under new name President Donald Trump (L) announces a deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) at the White House in Washington , Aug. 27, 2018. deal on NAFTA. Dairy: Canada will allow American farmers more access to its dairy market, raising quotas on the amount of USA dairy that can come into the country and eliminating a pricing system that made it more hard for United States... [Full Article...]

Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick

Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick Republicans said they were determined to push the nomination through the narrowly-divided Senate as soon as possible, rejecting Democratic calls to freeze the process to let the FBI investigate all of the allegations. "I drank beer with my friends, usually on weekends". And I suspect that the longer that this hangs out there, the more , the more accusations will occur. [Full Article...]

Trump says he and Kim Jong Un 'fell in love'

Trump says he and Kim Jong Un 'fell in love' Trump has made repeated efforts to flatter Kim, even as talks aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear programme sputtered following the two leaders' landmark June summit in Singapore . "The US insists on the "denuclearisation-first" and increases the level of pressure by sanctions to achieve their goal in a coercive manner, and even objecting to the 'declaration of the end of war, '" Mr Ri said. [Full Article...]

Pakistan says India lost opportunity of dialogue on important issues

Pakistan says India lost opportunity of dialogue on important issues India has long accused Pakistan of arming rebel groups in Kashmir , a Himalayan territory divided between the two countries but claimed in full by both. She said Qureshi's speech was made up of "fake allegations and fake facts" which can only make for a "fake vision". Speaking in Urdu, Qureshi said Pakistan sought resolution of all the issues through a comprehensive and serious dialogue. [Full Article...]

Chairman resigns at Australian broadcaster ABC amid 'firestorm' after managing director sacked

Chairman resigns at Australian broadcaster ABC amid 'firestorm' after managing director sacked Former ABC chairman Justin Milne leaves the ABC studios in Sydney after resigning his chairmanship on Thursday. Michelle Guthrie was let go on Monday after mounting tensions between her and the ABC board . In light of these events, Prime Minster Scott Morrison said that the allegations against Milne were problematic: "They're pretty serious allegations, I've got to say, and on the f... [Full Article...]

No South Africans reported missing in deadly Indonesian natural disaster

No South Africans reported missing in deadly Indonesian natural disaster Photographs from the city on the coast of Sulawesi island showed bodies being lined up along the street, some in bags and others with their faces covered with clothes. "This is already a tragedy, but it could get much worse", the Red Cross said in a statement. Indonesian president Joko Widodo said the military had been called in to the disaster-struck region to help search-and-rescue teams r... [Full Article...]

Rouhani: US attempts to isolate Iran at United Nations only backfired

Rouhani: US attempts to isolate Iran at United Nations only backfired This will be "in accordance with European Union law, and could be opened to other partners in the world", she said . Mr. Pompeo, addressing a pressure group on the sidelines of annual United Nations meetings, responded by saying he was "disturbed and indeed deeply disappointed" by the European Union announcement. [Full Article...]

Police, FBI: Search crews discover body believed to be Maddox Ritch

Police, FBI: Search crews discover body believed to be Maddox Ritch The FBI and over 300 officers are searching the more than 240-acre park, including a lake . With heavy hearts we announce a body believed to be 6-year-old Maddox Ritch was found at approximately 1 p.m. "And that's whenever I took off running after him", he said. "I'm just anxious about getting my little boy back". How does Maddox's autism affect the search? The FBI is offering a $... [Full Article...]

Trump sparks unintentional laughter from members of the UN General Assembly

Trump sparks unintentional laughter from members of the UN General Assembly Rouhani said the United States, with its sanctions threats, "pressures other countries to violate the nuclear accord". President Trump also asserted American freedom, rejecting ideas of "global governance, control and domination". "If we do not increase our collective efforts to preserve and build on what we have, there is a very real risk these gains will subside or fall away". [Full Article...]

S-300 missile system: Russian Federation to improve Syrian air defences

S-300 missile system: Russian Federation to improve Syrian air defences One former military official who spoke on the condition of anonymity said that USA pilots had several incidents over the years where Syrian systems would launch missiles as they were flying overhead, but nothing came close to hitting a US jet. [Full Article...]

Passenger jet crashes into water in Micronesia

Passenger jet crashes into water in Micronesia A plane has crash-landed in the Pacific Ocean after overshooting a runway on the tiny island of Weno, north-west of Papua New Guinea. In a brief statement , the airline said it could confirm that "all on board were able to safely evacuate the aircraft". [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans To Move Forward On Kavanaugh Confirmation After Emotional Hearing

Senate Republicans To Move Forward On Kavanaugh Confirmation After Emotional Hearing Mitchell's performance was panned on both sides: Republicans and Kavanaugh supporters said it was a mistake to have her methodically question Ford about the time line rather than allowing GOP senators to question her about things like the fact that the three people she named as being at the party all say they don't recollect it (including a female friend). [Full Article...]

Two men claim responsibility Christine Blasey Ford assault

Two men claim responsibility Christine Blasey Ford assault It was true, she said, that there were gaps in her memory of that night in the early 1980s - she could not recall which boy pushed her into the room, or how she got home. She concluded by promising to do her "very best" to answer any questions posed at her during the hearing. Kavanaugh has denied all of the allegations against him. [Full Article...]

Twitter Users Shred Lindsey Graham After Kavanaugh Rant

Twitter Users Shred Lindsey Graham After Kavanaugh Rant She describes being at a small gathering of high school students in Maryland in 1982 when she was allegedly forced into an upstairs bedroom by two boys she identified as Kavanaugh and Mark Judge. For a taut 20 minutes, Dr Ford held the stage with searing emotion. After Thursday's testimony, Grassley said, "We're meeting at 9:30", a reference to the committee's scheduled meeting on Friday morning... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom poisoning suspect reportedly a Russian colonel

United Kingdom poisoning suspect reportedly a Russian colonel Earlier this month, Britain accused Russia of "lies and blatant fabrications" after the suspects appeared on Russian television to insist they were visiting Salisbury for its cathedral. This is the case with the award to Colonel Chepiga. Chepiga is described only as receiving it for "conducting a peace-keeping mission" in December of 2014. [Full Article...]


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