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In a string of tweets, Trump also said the border issue was more important to him than the new trade deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement. The country has deployed 500 federal officers to the border city of Tapachula, where migrants are expected to arrive next week. Some have said they are fleeing violence and poverty in Honduras, where human rights activists have complained of constant human rights violations.
  • Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein

    Trump says he has no plans to fire Rosenstein

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    Rosenstein oversees special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into possible contacts between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. For now, at least. "Any effort to undermine the Mueller investigation will be obstruction of justice", Hoyer said. Last month, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and House Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., subpoenaed the memos and materials belonging to McCabe as part of their ongoing joint investigation into decisions ...
  • Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army

    Palestinian kills two Israelis in West Bank shooting: army

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    Na'alwa was an employee at the factory in Barkan , some seven kilometers west of the settlement city of Ariel in the northern West Bank , where the brutal shooting attack took place. The Palestinian economy is heavily restricted under Israeli military rule, forcing tens of thousands of Palestinians to seek work in Israel as well as Jewish settlements.
  • Kim Jong-un agrees to second Trump summit 'as soon as possible'

    Kim Jong-un agrees to second Trump summit 'as soon as possible'

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    The US leader met the North Korean leader for around two hours on Sunday where the agenda was to discuss denuclearisation and a second US-North Korean summit . Alongside Mukwege, the committee honoured Murad, a 25-year-old Iraqi woman from the Yazidi community who in 2014 was kidnapped by Islamic State militants and endured three months as a sex slave before managing to escape.
  • Interpol President Meng Hongwei Reported Missing After Travelling To China

    Interpol President Meng Hongwei Reported Missing After Travelling To China

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    Meng, 64, has been unaccounted for since he left France for China in late September, Europe 1 radio reported. The head of Interpol , Meng Hongwei, has been reported missing by his wife. News of the investigation into Meng's disappearance came during a weeklong public holiday in China. At the time, human rights organizations such as Amnesty International expressed concerns that Beijing could use Interpol to arrest dissidents and refugees overseas.
  • Taxi company confirms authenticity of receipt taken from GRU agent in Netherlands

    Taxi company confirms authenticity of receipt taken from GRU agent in Netherlands

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    Villagers in Russia's Far East have said they recognize one of Britain's suspects in the nerve agent attack as a hometown hero and a decorated military officer. Days after WADA released its report , the officers prepared to hack the networks of WADA and the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USASA) among others from Russian Federation, the indictment alleges.
  • Dem Ex-Boyfriend Doesn't Believe Third Kavanaugh Accuser, Swetnick

    Dem Ex-Boyfriend Doesn't Believe Third Kavanaugh Accuser, Swetnick

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    In a sworn declaration last week Ms. Swetnick said Judge Kavanaugh, as a high school student in the early 1980s, was "present" when she was a victim of a "train" rape. Snow asked Swetnick why she would go to Avenatti with this information, given that many in the media distrust his motivations. In the interview, she said that instead of lining up to wait their turn to rape, the boys were huddled near the doorways laughing.
  • 'A Scary Time for Young Men.' President Trump Decries Sexual Assault Allegations

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

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    Meanwhile, a report released Tuesday by police in New Haven, Connecticut, says Kavanaugh was accused of throwing ice at a man during an altercation at a bar while in college. He said that soon after the revelation of a letter by Ford asserting that Kavanaugh abused her at a high school gathering in Maryland , "The floodgates of mud and muck opened entirely on Brett Kavanaugh and his family".
  • NYT Regrets Assigning Writer Critical Of Kavanaugh To 1985 Bar Fight Story

    NYT Regrets Assigning Writer Critical Of Kavanaugh To 1985 Bar Fight Story

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    Their defense does not focus on the truthfulness issue, but instead on the legitimacy of bar-fighting, which they apparently see as a cherished way of life now under threat by the liberal elite. Dudley denied the accusation to the police, and Kavanaugh did not want "to say if he threw the ice or not", the Times reports that the police report said.
  • Republicans’ prosecutor for Kavanaugh hearing says she wouldn’t lay criminal charges

    Republicans’ prosecutor for Kavanaugh hearing says she wouldn’t lay criminal charges

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    Kavanaugh has strongly denied the allegations, but the Senate directed the FBI to investigate them for up to a week. "My White House will do whatever the senators want", Trump said , stipulating that he wanted "speed". Trump is pushing back on reports that the White House has tried to limit the scope of the investigation , telling reporters at the White House Monday that "the FBI should do what they have to do to get to the answer" and "interview anybody that they want within reason".
  • Kavanaugh, Ford testify in Senate Judiciary Committee hearing

    Kavanaugh, Ford testify in Senate Judiciary Committee hearing

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    I am here because I believe it is my civic duty to tell you what happened to me while Brett Kavanaugh and I were in high school", Ford said. "It wasn't that I wanted to come out one day before the hearings", she said. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has said all week that Republicans will turn to a committee vote on Kavanaugh after the hearing. I don't have all the answers, and I don't remember as much as I would like to.
  • Trump gives news conference in New York City

    Trump gives news conference in New York City

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    Schumer reiterated his call for an FBI background investigation of Ford's allegations. They want whatever. "So when I see it, I view it differently then somebody sitting home watching television, where they say, 'Oh, Judge Kavanaugh this or that.' It has happened to me many times , " he added.
  • Feinstein On Grassley Interruptions: 'You Get To Expect Those Things Here'

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    Ford and Kavanaugh , a conservative federal appeals court judge picked by Trump in July for a lifetime job on the high court, were the only two witnesses scheduled. Both Kavanaugh and Ford attended high school in Montgomery County, although they attended private schools. "You can't lie your way onto the Supreme Court ".
  • Breaking Views: SC’s Verdict on Adultery Is Worth Saluting

    Breaking Views: SC’s Verdict on Adultery Is Worth Saluting

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    It is to be mentioned that the petition was filed by Kerala-based Joseph Shine , represented by advocates Kaleeswaram Raj and Suvidutt M.S., who wanted Section 497 to be dropped as a criminal offence from the penal code. The law can not dictate human relationships. "The law is gender biased, gives unequal voice to partners". "Adultery can not and should not be a crime".
  • Ford recounts ‘laughter’ in alleged Kavanaugh sexual attack

    Ford recounts ‘laughter’ in alleged Kavanaugh sexual attack

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    Another woman came forward over the weekend, telling The New Yorker magazine that Kavanaugh exposed himself and caused her to touch his penis at a party when both were Yale freshmen. Kavanaugh was handpicked by Donald Trump for the lifelong post on the Supreme Court, and has continued to enjoy the president's steadfast backing despite the allegations against him.
  • Third accuser says Kavanaugh had role in sexual assaults

    Third accuser says Kavanaugh had role in sexual assaults

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    The behavior included grabbing girls and fondling them without their consent, she alleged. She says, among others, that Kavanaugh and Judge were present when she was gang raped . The lawyer, who represents adult film actress Stormy Daniels , said at the weekend that he had " significant evidence " that Kavanaugh participated in multiple gang rapes while in high school.
  • Russia May Close Syria’s Airspace to Israel

    Russia May Close Syria’s Airspace to Israel

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    Israel , which intends to keep its distance from the Syrian conflict, while defending its interests, has since 2013 regularly carried out strikes against the Syrian government, its Lebanese ally Hezbollah and Iranian targets. A statement after the meeting said the Security Cabinet "instructed the IDF to continue to take action against attempts by Iran to establish a military presence in Syria while continuing the security coordination with Russian Federation".
  • Iran holds mass funerals for victims of military parade attack

    Iran holds mass funerals for victims of military parade attack

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    Senior commanders of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) have said the Ahvaz attack was carried out by militants trained by Gulf states and Israel , and backed by America. "A major part of them have already been arrested", Alavi said. After the speeches ended, a famous wartime religious singer chanted songs of lamentation as thousands beat their chests in unison, a traditional mourning practice of Shiite Muslims.
  • Trump says he has no plans to meet 'lovely' Iranian President Rouhani

    Trump says he has no plans to meet 'lovely' Iranian President Rouhani

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    Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Tuesday, Ali Akbar Velayati, the Leader's advisor on worldwide affairs, said, "Trump's and Pompeo's dream will never come to reality and this is definitive". It also introduced punitive measures - known as secondary sanctions - against third countries doing business with Iran. Velayati further emphasized that Iran would never yield to the United States and its stooges.
  • Stranded Indian Navy officer rescued by French ship

    Stranded Indian Navy officer rescued by French ship

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    The Thuriya was battered by 70-knot (130kmph) winds and waves 14 metres high. Fighting all odds, Osiris led by Irish sailor Gregor Mc Guckin reached Tomy who was lying injured in his sailing vessel in the south of Indian Ocean. Tomy was on no ordinary yacht - the Thuriya is a replica of the Suhaili , the vessel on which Robin Knox-Johnston won the 1968 race. Australian and Indian long range P8 Orion reconnaissance aircraft are circling overhead.
  • Dallas Police Department Fires Cop Who Shot Neighbor

    Dallas Police Department Fires Cop Who Shot Neighbor

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    According to DPD's general rules, "The Chief of Police may circumvent all formal disciplinary procedures to render an immediate decision when it deems it necessary to preserve the integrity of the department". Last week , TheGrio sat down with Botham Jean's mother, Allison and her attorney, Lee Merritt in our NY studio to discover the man behind the big smile, her immediate feelings the night she received the call about her son's death and her unwavering quest for justice and the truth.
  • USA sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons

    USA sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons

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    But India overtook China as the biggest buyer of Russian weapons in 2005 and today the Chinese military is third on the list , also behind Egypt. "Sanctions are used as a weapon of unfair competition - all of this we perfectly remember from the situation with the Nord Stream 2", Senator Konstantin Kosachev, the head of the Russian Upper House Committee for International Relations, said.
  • With Kavanaugh allegations, Democrats warn of repeating mistakes of Anita Hill hearings

    With Kavanaugh allegations, Democrats warn of repeating mistakes of Anita Hill hearings

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    He has been meeting with White House officials this week. In their letter to Wray and McGahn, they ask the Federal Bureau of Investigation to interview Kavanaugh, Ford and other relevant witnesses. "Their reckless behavior will do lasting damage to Dr. Ford, to Judge Kavanaugh, and to the public trust", he wrote. Kavanaugh has called Ford's allegation "completely false".
  • Kipchoge smashes Marathon World Record

    Kipchoge smashes Marathon World Record

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    Kipchoge became the new world record holder after running 2:01:39 to establish himself as one of the best distance runners in history. I have trained so well for this race and have full trust in the programs of my coach. During the 2016 Olympic games in Rio, Kipchoge won a gold medal in the marathon, having previously claimed silver in Beijing 2008 and bronze in Athens 2004 both in the 5000m.