A State Department spokesperson told CNN that no consulate staff were harmed during the incident and the consulate itself was not hit, adding that USA diplomats in Baghdad and Washington were continuing to monitor the situation. Iraq's Foreign Ministry said it regretted the decision and urged foreign diplomats not to pay attention to "what is being circulated to undermine the climate of security and stability accompanying Iraq's relations with the countries of the world".
Their meeting would lead to the advancing of Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate - but the circuit court judge now faces an Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into the sexual assault allegations against him. Post reporter Emma Brown noted that Ford did not name Kavanaugh as the assailant in these notes. During an angry and emotional statement to a nomination hearing in Washington last week, Mr Kavanaugh said he "drank beer with my friends".
Lifeguard Capt. Larry Giles said the 13-year-old boy suffered traumatic injuries, but he described it as a nonfatal attack. "We told him he's going to be OK, he's going to be all right - we got help". "For a second we thought he passed out, but he was with us the whole time", said Hammel. Help!'" said Hammel. "We swim over to him, throw him on the kayak.
Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, a moderate Democrat, said late Thursday that he was voting "no" and was concerned about the message the vote would send to the nation's sons and daughters. "They have betrayed her", Cotton added. Graham said that he believes the American public will feel better about Kavanaugh's character, should a potential Federal Bureau of Investigation probe yield positive results for the nominee.
This has been also confirmed by other passengers that the unaccounted person had been safely evacuated from the aircraft and was seen in one of the local dinghies that were assisting with transporting the passengers and crew to the shore. Air Niugini said in a statement Monday that the four are in stable condition at a Chuuk island hospital and would soon be taken to Guam for further treatment.
Earlier Canada's Ambassador to the U.S., David McNaughton, had said in Ottowa, "Lots of progress, but we're not there yet". Federal cabinet ministers were summoned to a late Sunday meeting at the Prime Minister's Office near Parliament Hill, while the White House convened its own late-night conference call just an hour before the midnight deadline.
Typhoon Trami, the 28th numbered storm and fifth super typhoon of the season, battered Okinawa with 103-mph sustained winds and 132-mph gusts overnight Saturday into Sunday morning. Typhoon Trami, packing maximum gusts of 216 kilometres per hour near its centre, was forecast to hit the mainland early Sunday and cause extreme weather across the country into Monday.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar said that the White House can not limit the scope of the FBI's investigation into the allegations leveled against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . Sen. Senate leaders agreed to delay a final vote on Kavanaugh's nomination to allow for a one-week FBI investigation. On Friday, President Donald Trump ordered an FBI investigation into Kavanaugh after Sens.
Deputies say around 11:45 a.m., the plane went down near Clarendon Road and Joe Allen Drive in Grays Hill. The jet costs about $100 million. No-one on the ground was hurt either in the crash. US President Trump has repeatedly praised the F-35, saying that the enemy "cannot see" it. The F-35B is the most expensive of three variants of the F-35, which also include the F-35A conventional take-off and landing version, and the F-35C, used aboard aircraft carriers.
He also indicated having had a telephone conversation on Thursday with the canadian Prime minister, Justin Trudeau , who once told him that "the negotiation was very hard, and that perhaps it would not be possible" to find a compromise. Under the U.S. Trade Promotion Authority law, known as TPA or "fast track", Mr. Trump must wait 90 days to sign an agreement after notifying Congress of his intention to do so.
It's ridiculous. Total twilight zone. "Reporters were sitting outside of my home and trying to talk to my dog through the window to calm the dog down", Ford said while testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee . Mr Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge who has always been eyed for the Supreme Court , has repeatedly denied all the allegations , saying he had never heard of the latest accuser and calling her accusations "ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone".
She said that India had proposed a draft document in 1996 on the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) at the United Nations but even till today, that draft has remained a draft, because United Nations member states can not agree on a common language.
The top US negotiator on Tuesday complained Canada was not making enough concessions in bilateral talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement and said time was running out before Washington proceeded with a Mexico-only deal. I must be honest with you, we're not getting along at all with their negotiators. On dispute resolution, the Trudeau government wants to keep some form of NAFTA's Chapter 19 panels and the US wants to eliminate them.
At the UN, North Korea repeated its request to the United States to declare the end of the 1950-1953 Korean war, which ended with a ceasefire but without a peace treaty. However, Pompeo told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday: "Enforcement of Security Council sanctions must continue vigorously and without fail until we realize the fully, final, verified denuclearization".
Authorities said that "tens to hundreds" of people were by the ocean in the hard-hit city Palu for a beach festival when the tsunami struck on Friday just after 5:02 PM Western Indonesian Time . "We don't even have time yet to report this incident to our superiors". At the city's Roa-Roa Hotel, which was completely flattened by the quake, many people were still missing.
Russia announced on Monday that it will supply the Syrian government with more modern, S-300 missile defence systems following last week's downing of a Russian plane by Syria, a friendly fire incident that sent regional tensions over the war-torn country soaring.
It was harsh and divisive rhetoric for an event hosted by the United Nations . Tehran accounts for about 5 percent of Tokyo's total crude oil imports. In an even more fiery speech to a group opposed to the Iran deal, Bolton was to go further. He also announced new sanctions on oil and gas slated to begin on November 4, which he said will be "tougher than ever before to counter the range of Iran's malign conduct" in the region, especially in Syria.
Trump made the remarks during an extraordinary press conference at the UN General Assembly in NY on Wednesday. Trump, at a photo op during his visit to the United Nations, said the accusations were part of a "con game being played by Democrats".
Video captured by a local. A 6.1 magnitude quake struck Indonesia's densely populated Sulawesi region on Friday morning, quickly followed by even fiercer 7.5 magnitude tremors which caused the tidal wave. The natural disaster was larger in magnitude than the 2006 Yogyakarta quake, which measured 6.4 in magnitude, and the recent 7.0-magnitude Lombok natural disaster in August.
Attention turned to a handful of undecided moderates in both parties, most notably Sens. She says she has never seen a nominee behave like Kavanaugh. The decision by outgoing Sen. "This is about the future of our country, sir". Meanwhile, former President George W. Bush has been advocating for Kavanaugh with wavering senators in recent days, according to a person familiar with Bush's outreach who wasn't authorized to speak publicly.
Other than Grassley, not a single GOP member had said a word into a microphone other than to give their time to Mitchell. While she stuck to a prosecutorial line of questions, Democrats used their five-minute allotments to screech partisan rhetoric.
A five-judge bench will hear the case headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra with Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud, and Indu Malhotra . "Rules disallowing women in Sabarimala are unconstitutional and violative of Article 21", the judge said. "It's like telling women that if you want to exercise the right to religion, you have to give up the right to non-discrimination", said Indira Jaising, the lawyer who led the case against the temple's rules on women's entry.
Labour's Brexit secretary Keir Starmer will tell delegates that it "looks increasingly likely" that the party will vote against any deal Prime Minister Theresa May strikes with the European Union. He made a renewed attempt to draw a line under the anti-Semitism row which dogged the party over the summer. "The prime minister made clear we're going to keep our calm, hold our nerve and press the European Union on some of the criticisms that they've made, but also to be clear that ...
Senators watched intently, the only sound the clicking of cameras. Ms Feinstein criticised Republicans who have rejected Democratic demands to slow Mr Kavanaugh's confirmation process and let the FBI investigate all the allegations, saying: "What I don't understand is the rush to judgment".
Trump has also indicated that military options are on the table, but that is obviously not the desired outcome. "We ask the nations gathered here to join us in calling for the restoration of democracy in Venezuela". A broader set of financial sanctions created a year ago bar American investors from acquiring newly issued debt, effectively locking the country out of credit markets and further fueling the country's cash-flow problems.
Air Niugini management staff held a crisis meeting after the incident. "It was supposed to land but instead of landing it was 150 yards short and she went down", Jimmy Emilio, general manager of Chuuk Airport told Reuters . Air Niugini is the national airline of Papua New Guinea and has been in operation since 1973. The aircraft was reportedly flying from the island of Pohnpei in Micronesia to Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea, stopping at Micronesia's Weno island on the way.
Dr. Ford's allegation dates back more than 36 years, to a party that she says occurred during our time in high school. The California psychology professor's account of being attacked sexually by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh when they were high school students more than three decades ago was carried live by the major broadcast and cable networks in a spectacle that transfixed people across America.
Police describe Maddox as 4' tall, 45 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes. "I could see him until a certain point", his father told Good Morning America . Police ask anyone visiting Rankin Lake Park on Saturday to call the tip line at 704-869-1075. Park employee Rick Foxx is heard telling the dispatcher that Maddox's parents and officials "searched everywhere" for the child, FOX46 reported .
He had been living aboard a floating hut called a rompong , more than 77 miles off Indonesia's coast. Rompong is a fish aggregator device shaped like a modest hut. "He was taken care well by the captain of the ship, so when we saw him, his condition was actually better than the first time he was rescued", Nurhidayat said.
India's top court in New Delhi has made a string of progressive judgments. The CJI said adultery dents the individuality of women and it is not a crime in countries like China, Japan and Australia. The law was used as a blackmail tool to keep women in unhappy marriages or prevent them from claiming alimony in divorce proceedings. It is not clear how many men have been prosecuted under the law since its inception - there is no data available.