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Millennials, younger women are making United States divorce rate drop dramatically Millennials, younger women are making United States divorce rate drop dramatically
- September 28, 2018

Cohen mentions that the divorce rate among older women has increased but his data shows an overall drop for younger women. The study, which has not been published in a peer-reviewed journal, has been submitted for presentation at the 2019 Population Association of America meeting, an annual conference for demographers and sociologists to present research. (more...)
Trump accuses China of election meddling
- September 28, 2018

France however hit back, with President Emmanuel Macron declaring that concerns about Iran can not be tackled with "a policy of sanctions and containment". "US growth is above 4 per cent, which is the highest in several years [and] about twice the "speed limit" estimated by most economists to be 2 per cent or lower". (more...)
Blasey Ford says '100 percent' certain Kavanaugh assaulted her Blasey Ford says '100 percent' certain Kavanaugh assaulted her
- September 28, 2018

Ford sent Eshoo the letter on July 6. Sen. John Cornyn, who as majority whip is the second ranking GOP member in the chamber, expressed optimism following a Republican meeting Thursday night that Kavanaugh's nomination will be favorably reported out of the committee on schedule. (more...)
Rescue mission underway after plane crashes into lagoon in Micronesia Rescue mission underway after plane crashes into lagoon in Micronesia
- September 28, 2018

Emilio has since confirmed that all of the 36 passengers and crew members on board the plane are accounted for and safe, reported PDN. "So far, we don't know why they went down". The accident happened in the tiny Pacific island nation of Micronesia . The PNG Accident Investigation Commission was sending a team to the accident site, the ABC reported. (more...)
New rankings put UWI among top 5 percent of best universities globally
- September 28, 2018

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings purports to rank 1,000 universities according to "their core missions: teaching, research, knowledge transfer and worldwide outlook". He said China has positioned its universities at the heart of its national economic growth strategy. The National University of Singapore (NUS) slid one place to 23rd position and lost its title as Asia's top university to China's Tsinghua University, which ranked 22nd. (more...)
Passenger plane crashes into lagoon in Micronesia, all survive
- September 28, 2018

The lagoon where the plane landed was not believed to be far from land, and a number of small boats were now part of the rescue. Air Niugini is the national airline of Papua New Guinea and does not have a history of serious accidents. According to local media, all 36 passengers and 11 crew members are safe, citing Jimmy Emilio, Chuuk airport manager. A cargo plane belonging to Air Niugini went off a runway at Madang Airport in 2013, but there were no casualties. (more...)
How to Watch the Kavanaugh-Ford Hearing Live
- September 28, 2018

A Yale law school graduate, Judge Kavanaugh , 53, was born in Washington DC. Showing their own certainty, Republicans quickly scheduled a recommendation vote for Friday morning in the Senate Judiciary Committee , where they hold n 11-10 majority. (more...)
F-35 makes American combat debut, strikes Taliban target in Afghanistan F-35 makes American combat debut, strikes Taliban target in Afghanistan
- September 28, 2018

Navy amphibious ship USS Essex now operating in the East Arabian Sea. "The strike was deemed successful by the ground force commander", said the press release. The Air Force will receive most of the aircraft, the Navy version will be specifically created to take off and land on aircraft carriers. CNN first reported the Essex, which can carry up to six F-35Bs, was in position this week to put the fifth-generation fighters into combat. (more...)
Auto tariffs would 'fundamentally change' Canada-U.S. relationship: Ambassador Auto tariffs would 'fundamentally change' Canada-U.S. relationship: Ambassador
- September 28, 2018

One such attempted encounter led to a brief handshake, with Trump remaining seated when approached by the prime minister. Relations between the Canadian and US leaders have been chilly since June, when Trump left a Group of Seven summit in Canada and then accused Trudeau of being dishonest and weak. (more...)
Christine Ford, Brett Kavanaugh give emotional testimony at US Senate hearing
- September 28, 2018

Responding to the new allegations, Kavanaugh said they were " ridiculous " and " from the Twilight Zone ", adding " I don't know who this is and this never happened ". Protesters supporting Kavanaugh and Ford gathered on Capitol Hill during the hearing. "And if you really wanted to know the truth, you sure as hell wouldn't have done what you've done to this guy". (more...)
Rosenstein’s meeting with Trump pushed to next week, White House says Rosenstein’s meeting with Trump pushed to next week, White House says
- September 28, 2018

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, center, may get a reprieve after a scare this week in which he expected to be fired. She didn't specify a new meeting date. President Donald Trump professed his love for the Kurdish people during a marathon press conference on Wednesday. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
Third Woman Accusing Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct Steps Forward Third Woman Accusing Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct Steps Forward
- September 28, 2018

Avenatti's client, Julie Swetnick , in a statement, alleges that, at numerous parties in the D.C. area, she witnessed Kavanaugh drink excessively and engage in abusive and physically aggressive behavior toward girls, including pressing against them without their consent and attempt to expose their private body parts. (more...)
Trump holds news conference amid new sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh Trump holds news conference amid new sexual misconduct allegation against Kavanaugh
- September 28, 2018

He made a rare appearance before the media on September 26 while in New York City to attend the U.N. General Assembly. US President Donald Trump praised his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh but said he would be open to withdrawing his nomination if he finds testimony on Thursday about sexual assault allegations against him to be credible. (more...)
Trump sparks unintentional laughter from members of the UN General Assembly Trump sparks unintentional laughter from members of the UN General Assembly
- September 28, 2018

They didn't laugh at me. Later, as he exited the United Nations , the president told reporters that he thought the address went "really well" and he didn't mind leaders laughing at him. "In other words, the United States is stronger, safer, and a richer country than it was when I assumed office two years ago". Trump had been asked about a moment during his U.N. (more...)
Lawyers For Brett Kavanaugh's Alleged Victims Were Uncooperative, Claims Grassley Lawyers For Brett Kavanaugh's Alleged Victims Were Uncooperative, Claims Grassley
- September 28, 2018

Ford says that at a house party, Brett Kavanaugh and another young man pulled her into a bedroom. However, she said that "biological predispositions" could have intensified her symptoms, but that she had never experienced anything as "striking" as the alleged assault that would contribute to the symptoms. (more...)
America first used the F-35 in combat America first used the F-35 in combat
- September 28, 2018

American fighter of the fifth generation vertical take-off and landing F-35B Lightning II conducted a reconnaissance in the skies over Somalia and in the near future should take part in air strikes on positions of militants in Afghanistan. The group's flagship, a big-deck amphibious assault ship, can carry up to six F-35Bs, a variant created to land vertically and take off from shorter distances than other jets. (more...)
Rosenstein may get to keep his job after all
- September 27, 2018

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the president spoke with Rosenstein "a few minutes ago" and they now plan to meet next week. Asked about the sexual assault allegations facing his Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh , Trump said he empathized with the judge as he, too, has faced similar complaints. (more...)
Dutch Police Arrest 7 Men Suspected of Plotting Major Attack Dutch Police Arrest 7 Men Suspected of Plotting Major Attack
- September 27, 2018

The lead suspect was a 34-year-old Iraqi who was convicted in 2017 for travelling overseas to join Islamic State insurgents. Officers had placed a group of people under surveillance, a central figure being a 34-year-old man of Iraqi origin convicted in 2017 of attempting to reach territory controlled by the jihadist Islamic State group, the statement added. (more...)
'We've Searched Everywhere': NC Park Employee's 911 Call After Maddox Ritch Disappeared 'We've Searched Everywhere': NC Park Employee's 911 Call After Maddox Ritch Disappeared
- September 27, 2018

Ritch's father, the last person to see him, told investigators Maddox wandered off while walking around a lake. And that's whenever I took off running after him. Authorities also have drained some of the water from the lake to assist in the search, Welch said. Anyone with information regarding Maddox can call the tipline at 704-869-1075. (more...)
China Is Out to Get Me China Is Out to Get Me
- September 27, 2018

China is flatly denying President Trump's accusation that it is interfering in November's midterm elections , implying that it is the United States that has a track record of meddling in other countries' business. The practice of foreign governments buying space in US newspapers to promote trade is common and differs from a clandestine operation run by a national intelligence agency. (more...)
Ardern a hit on The Late Show Ardern a hit on The Late Show
- September 27, 2018

Some delegates at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday laughed and muttered when US President DonaldTrump, in a speech, praised the "extraordinary" achievements of his administration. She is set to stand in quiet opposition to the views Trump set out on issues from trade and foreign aid to the role of the United Nations, globalism and the importance of countries working as a group over one on one. (more...)
Woman Kept Mother's Corpse at Home for Months to Watch It Decompose Woman Kept Mother's Corpse at Home for Months to Watch It Decompose
- September 27, 2018

Donna Sue Hudgins, 69, was arrested after she told the local funeral home where she had gone to make arrangements for her mother, Nellie May Hudgins's funeral that she was unable to locate the body after emergency workers came to take it away. (more...)
Donald Trump Says George Washington Could Have Been Guilty Of Sexual Misconduct
- September 27, 2018

Testifying against Kavanaugh is Dr. Ford. "My preference would be to keep him and let him finish up - you know, I called it a witch hunt, and it is a witch hunt", he said. I want to watch. "He is asking for a lifetime appointment to the nation's highest court where he will have the opportunity to rule on matters that will impact Americans for decades", the 10 Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee said in a letter to the president. (more...)
Trump says no rush for North Korea to denuclearise Trump says no rush for North Korea to denuclearise
- September 27, 2018

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho arrives at Pyongyang worldwide airport, August 11, 2018, following a trip to Singapore and Iran. A year ago the U.S. Asked why he would grant Mr Kim a second summit, with so little progress towards ridding North Korea of its nuclear capabilities, he replied: "Because he wants one". (more...)
Meet the Republican female prosecutor who will question Kavanaugh, accuser Meet the Republican female prosecutor who will question Kavanaugh, accuser
- September 27, 2018

Ford and Judge Kavanaugh on Thursday that is safe, comfortable and dignified". Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery told the Post that Mitchell has a long history of investigating long-ago sex crimes and allegations that are hard to corroborate. (more...)

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