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Australia slips in global university rankings and there is 'cause for concern'

Australia slips in global university rankings and there is 'cause for concern' Two Irish universities have seen their score in the Times Higher Education rankings rise; UCC moves from being categorised in the 350-400th place bracket, to between 301-350th. Another surprise this year has been Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University, Mysore, which is among the top five Indian institutes and is ranked among the top 500 global universities. [Full Article...]

Trump takes aim at China, Iran while leading UN Security Council meeting

Trumps' remarks come a day after a fiery speech to the U.N. General Assembly, where he also had harsh words for Iran . The European Commission had also been in talks with Japan to avoid U.S. Shortly before he spoke, in fact, U.N. Secretary-General Guterres had defended global cooperation as the only way to tackle the challenges and threats of increasingly chaotic times. [Full Article...]

New ANONYMOUS sexual assault complaint against Brett Kavanaugh emerges

Her attorney, Michael Avenatti, who also represents a porn actress who is suing Trump, provided her sworn declaration to the Judiciary Committee . He and one of the accusers, Christine Blasey Ford , will give evidence publicly on Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. [Full Article...]

Trump says allegations against Kavanaugh are a 'big fat con'

Trump says allegations against Kavanaugh are a 'big fat con' When Jiang tried to finish the question, noting that Trump hadn't let her before, Trump replied, "you've been asking the question for 10 minutes". "If you look at Mr Pillsbury, the leading authority on China, he was on a good show - I won't mention the name of the show - recently". [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court nominee 'targeted vulnerable girls' at school parties

Patty Murray, are warning of a political backlash if Republicans ram Kavanaugh's nomination through the Senate . "I drank beer with my friends, usually on weekends". But Republican Senator Lindsey Graham tweeted: "I have a hard time believing any person would continue to go to - according to the affidavit - ten parties over a two-year period where women were routinely gang raped and not... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation to supply S-300 missile defence systems to Syria

Russian Federation to supply S-300 missile defence systems to Syria Russia's supplies to Syria would be able to close the Syrian airspace where necessary, Ermakov elaborated, adding that the arguments of Moscow's partners, who previously asked not to deliver the S-300s to Syria, had no effect anymore. However, experts are sceptical whether Moscow , which had also promised Tehran the S-400 - the most advanced version of the missile defence - is going to follo... [Full Article...]

New Kavanaugh accuser has tie to firm of Christine Blasey Ford's attorney

Reuters was not immediately able to verify the substance of the woman's allegation. Kavanaugh's calendar does appear to list activities with two people who Ford said were at the gathering where she says she was assaulted - Mark Judge and Patrick J. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh Must Withdraw

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has dismissed a third woman's accusation against him of misconduct as " ridiculous ". Donald Trump , asked about whether he might be persuaded to withdraw Kavanaugh's nomination, said: "If I thought he was guilty of something like this. [Full Article...]

Trump touts his own achievements, and the United Nations laughs

Trump touts his own achievements, and the United Nations laughs But they refused to show the U.S. president the fealty that he's come to expect from Republican lawmakers, conservative groups and even businesses. But in NY this week, Trump's applause lines at rallies - bashing the Iran nuclear deal or China's trade practices, for instance - were instead met with shrugs, smirks and silence. [Full Article...]

Spy poisoning suspect is GRU colonel: U.K

Spy poisoning suspect is GRU colonel: U.K Bellingcat , a website that covers intelligence matters, said on September 26 that together with its investigative partner, the Insider, it had established that the man who was named as Ruslan Boshirov is actually GRU Colonel Anatoly Chepiga . [Full Article...]

Rod Rosenstein called upon to testify by House Freedom Caucus Republicans

Rod Rosenstein called upon to testify by House Freedom Caucus Republicans At the same time , Trump would have reason to keep him in the job, as the president's top political advisers are underscoring the political risks if the president were to fire Rosenstein before November's congressional elections, a White House aide said. [Full Article...]

Trump faces pushback on Iran at UN Security Council

Trump claimed in a tweet early Tuesday morning that it was he who refused to meet Rohani: "Despite requests, I have no plans to meet Iranian President Hassan Rohani". Iran replied to the scathing attack launched by the USA, with the country's president Hassan Rouhani saying Mr Trump is waging "psychological warfare" against Tehran and is behaving like a "bully". [Full Article...]

Bolton: US Will Be "Aggressive and Unwavering" On Iran Oil Sanctions

Later in the day, Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told a press conference in NY that the private sector across the world has understood the US' sanctions message very clearly and "that's why major companies from Europe to Asia are getting out of Iran and terminating business". [Full Article...]

The latest on Brett Kavanaugh: Another woman comes forward

The latest on Brett Kavanaugh: Another woman comes forward He's an absolute gem". "I drank beer with my friends, usually on weekends", he wrote. The next day, I told this Committee that I wanted to testify as soon as possible, under oath, to clear my name. "During our meal, Christine was visibly upset, so I asked her what was going on", Gildo-Mazzon said in her declaration. "I don't know who this is and this never happened", Kavanaugh said of bombshel... [Full Article...]

Iran’s Rouhani says United States will eventually rejoin nuclear deal

Iran’s Rouhani says United States will eventually rejoin nuclear deal Later he brushed off the episode, telling reporters, "Oh it was great". This effectively cut out the entire moment, from world leaders snickering at Trump to the entire assembly bursting out in laughter . Earlier this year, President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions. Trump's unilateral approach to foreign affairs has marked a stark contra... [Full Article...]

Limbaugh: Republicans Have One Option On Kavanaugh If They Want To Survive

Lawyer Michael Avenatti identified his client on Twitter and also posted an email to the committee, as well as what he said was a sworn declaration from the woman outlining her allegations against Kavanaugh involving incidents in the 1980s. [Full Article...]

Meghan Markle closing vehicle door herself sparks social media reaction

Meghan Markle closes her own car's door. "Everyone is freaking out because Meghan Markle closed her own door..." Plus she is totally used to doing that, is probably even a reflex! Her gesture attracted widespread comment and debate on social media where she was... [Full Article...]

PARADISE LOST: Trump Admin Imposes MAJOR SANCTIONS on Maduro's Family, Top Officials

PARADISE LOST: Trump Admin Imposes MAJOR SANCTIONS on Maduro's Family, Top Officials Socialism's thirst for power leads to expansion, incursion, and oppression. Trump's remarks as he arrived for meetings at the United Nations came as speculation mounted that Maduro chose to travel at the last minute to NY to deliver his speech to the General Assembly. [Full Article...]

What the 4 affidavits supporting Kavanaugh accuser say

What the 4 affidavits supporting Kavanaugh accuser say Kavanaugh has denied all accusations of sexual misconduct. Judiciary chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking committee Democrat Sen. Reuters was not immediately able to verify the substance of the woman's allegation . The psychology professor has said she can not remember exactly when and where the alleged incident took place. Susan Collins - is among the most watched members related to Kavanaugh's... [Full Article...]

Indonesian teen survives 49 days adrift on a raft in the Pacific

Indonesian teen survives 49 days adrift on a raft in the Pacific Aldi tended it alone, but was visited once a week by someone who would take the captured fish and provide food and supplies, according to the Post , which spoke with consular officials. It was the third time the teen's raft had drifted. "Aldi's story is indeed dramatic, and we are thankful to all, the ship's captain and the Japanese authorities that have been very helpful in ensuring Aldi's ret... [Full Article...]


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