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Saudi oil output reaches record highs, cooling oil prices

Saudi oil output reaches record highs, cooling oil prices Trump did not say when he made those remarks to the Saudi monarch, but they come amid increasing oil prices in the US. Driving oil higher is a supply pinch as Iranian oil buyers like South Korea and India have started to scale back purchases ahead of the implementation of US sanctions against Iran despite some sentiment that the sanctions won't stick. [Full Article...]

'Israel won't stop ops in Syria despite S-300 delivery'

'Israel won't stop ops in Syria despite S-300 delivery' Russian Federation has delivered its powerful S-300 missile defense systems to Syria after losing 15 servicemembers and a spy plane to a friendly fire incident during an Israeli air raid. "We have delivered the whole system to Syria", Shoigu said. Netanyahu said he told Putin, "Let's continue this deconfliction, but at the same time, I told him very respectfully and very clearly that Israel will... [Full Article...]

India launches ‘Operation Samudra Maitri’ to help tsunami-hit Indonesia

India launches ‘Operation Samudra Maitri’ to help tsunami-hit Indonesia Many roads were broken and split by the violent shaking or blocked by debris meaning communication and access to the area is limited. "We have to do this because there's no assistance from the government", said Zaitun Rajamangili, 41, adding his home was swept away but his family survived. [Full Article...]

Nolte: New Evidence Eliminates Christine Blasey Ford's Residual Credibility

Nolte: New Evidence Eliminates Christine Blasey Ford's Residual Credibility Senator Susan Collins of ME, another closely-watched Republican vote, also rebuked Trump for going after Ford , telling reporters on Capitol Hill: "The president's comments were just plain wrong". Many Republican senators have said they view the accusations and subsequent questions as desperate delay tactics on the part of Democrats. Ford apparently passed her own polygraph test, but Senate Jud... [Full Article...]

British PM Theresa May defends Brexit plan after dancing onto stage

British PM Theresa May defends Brexit plan after dancing onto stage She's dancing again. Oh Lord! Continuing the self-deprecating theme, May opened her speech with references to her hitch-ridden appearance at last year's conference, where she was plagued by a persistent cough and one of the letters on the backdrop behind her fell down mid-speech. [Full Article...]

American scientist shares Nobel Prize for work in laser physics

American scientist shares Nobel Prize for work in laser physics The two "paved the way towards the shortest and most intense laser pulses created by humankind", the committee said . They developed a technique called Chirped Pulse Amplification (CPA). "I thought there may have been more", said Strickland this morning . "And with me here on podium is, to my right, Professor Olga Botner, the chairman of the Nobel Committee for Physics, and on my left si... [Full Article...]

Flake calls Trump's comments on Ford 'appalling'

I don't know". I wish he hadn't. done it. Flake was instrumental in initiating an FBI investigation into the allegations against Kavanaugh, a conservative federal appeals court judge nominated by Trump for a lifetime job on the top us court. [Full Article...]

United States terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after UN court ruling

United States terminates 1955 treaty with Iran after UN court ruling It also said the reasons cited by President Trump for re-imposing the sanctions were unfounded because the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) had repeatedly confirmed that Iran was complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear accord signed by Tehran and six world powers. [Full Article...]

France points finger at Iran over bomb plot, seizes assets

France points finger at Iran over bomb plot, seizes assets A senior French official said Paris had no doubt that elements of the Iranian state were behind the bomb plot and that it was likely to have been hatched by hardliners looking to undermine President Hassan Rouhani. Asadi is set to be extradited from Germany to Belgium for prosecution. All three are Belgian nationals of Iranian origin. The couple, identified as Amir S., 38, and Nasimeh N., 33... [Full Article...]

Theresa May to tell conference

Theresa May to tell conference Her spokesman declined to comment on Duddridge's move. But she did her best to appear carefree as she sashayed on to the stage to Abba hit Dancing Queen and joked about the coughing fit and collapsing stage backdrop which marred her calamitous conference speech in Manchester past year. [Full Article...]

Nobel prize for medicine won by cancer researchers

Nobel prize for medicine won by cancer researchers In a series of experiments, Honjo showed that PD-1 also works as a T-cell brake, but operates in a different way. The discovery made by the two laureates "constitutes a landmark in our fight against cancer ", the committee tweeted shortly after the announcement. [Full Article...]

Shell's LNG Canada seen as tip of megaproject iceberg

It also helps reaffirm Canada's investment climate, battered by the bungled expansion of the Trans Mountain oil pipeline , which was sold by Kinder Morgan Inc.to the government for C$4.5 billion before its approval was quashed by a federal court. [Full Article...]

Najib, Rosmah being questioned today

Najib, Rosmah being questioned today The wife of Malaysian former Prime Minister Najib Razak is being grilled by the anti-graft agency for a third time over a massive graft scandal involving the 1MDB state investment fund. Rosmah, 66, had arrived at the agency's headquarters at around 0300 GMT on Wednesday, wearing traditional Malay clothing in lime green and accompanied by her lawyers. [Full Article...]

Trump helped parents hide money on tax returns

Trump helped parents hide money on tax returns The president's brother, Robert Trump, issued a statement to the paper that said "all appropriate gift and estate tax returns were filed, and the required taxes were paid" after the deaths of Fred and Mary Trump in 1999 and 2000. In his campaign for the presidency, Donald Trump frequently cast himself as a self-made man who took "a small loan of a million dollars" from his father and built a... [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson lays Brexit trap for Theresa May

Boris Johnson lays Brexit trap for Theresa May Don't let anyone tell you we don't have what it takes: "we have everything we need to succeed", she will say. She has, however, promised new proposals on a plan B - a backstop - to keep the frontier open if and until the new trade deal could be agreed with the EU. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford's Testimony At Mississippi Rally

Donald Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford's Testimony At Mississippi Rally I don't know. What neighborhood was it in? 'Where's the house?' I don't know. I don't know, upstairs, downstairs, where was it? He then proceeded to mock the woman's back-and-forth questioning with prosecutor Rachel Mitchell, responding "I don't remember" to questions about the time and location of the incident. [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi offers assistance to tsunami-hit Indonesia

PM Narendra Modi offers assistance to tsunami-hit Indonesia It has been four days since the earth violently shook when the massive 7.5-magnitude quake struck, triggering a tsunami almost 20-feet-tall which smashed right into Palu. Aftershocks have rattled jangled nerves. "The casualties will keep increasing", said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. A particular horror in several areas in and around Palu was liquefaction , which h... [Full Article...]

China fines Fan Bingbing in months-long tax evasion case

China fines Fan Bingbing in months-long tax evasion case I'm so ashamed of what I've done. Fan would not be investigated for criminal responsibility for tax evasion as long as the taxes, fines and late fees amounting to almost 900 million yuan (4.2 billion baht) were paid on time, the report said . [Full Article...]

Former classmate says Trump court nominee lied about his drinking

Former classmate says Trump court nominee lied about his drinking A one-time classmate of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee said Monday that Brett Kavanaugh was a habitual heavy drinker, challenging the judge's Senate testimony to the contrary. Christine Blasey Ford . "I was very troubled by the tone of the remarks". The bureau has up to a week to interview witnesses and report to the White House, which will forward the findings to the Senat... [Full Article...]

'A Scary Time for Young Men.' President Trump Decries Sexual Assault Allegations

'A Scary Time for Young Men.' President Trump Decries Sexual Assault Allegations On top of not giving "s**t" about what people think about his support for President Trump's agenda, the formerly milquetoast Republican is now telling the GOP to not only support Kavanaugh but double-down on him during the midterms should the vote fail on the Senate floor. [Full Article...]


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