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by | September 23, 2018 | 20:46

Commander Tomy was representing India in the Golden Globe Race 2018 (GGR) on an indigenously-built sailing vessel "S V Thuraya". "The plan is for him to abandon his own boat and even jump or swim across to Abhilash Tomy , and provide immediate medical assistance", race organiser Barry Pickthall said .

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:39

His comments come after Jeremy Corbyn says he is prepared to back a second Brexit referendum, but admits he would rather have a general election. The prime minister has found herself politically boxed in by the European Union overseas and at home by both opponents of Brexit who want a second referendum and "hard Brexiteers" in her own party who want a clean break with the EU.

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:33

While the denials may signal good news for Kavanaugh, who is in the midst of congressional hearings to find out if he will be appointed to the Supreme Court bench, Ford's lawyer has said she wouldn't expect Keyser to remember the incident.

by | September 23, 2018 | 18:43

Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving parents", he tweeted. The tweets immediately sparked the hashtag #WhyIDidntReport where thousands of women and men shared their experiences of sexual assault and sexual abuse.

by | September 23, 2018 | 16:10

The U.S. says China is in breach of sanctions Washington imposed on Moscow over Russia's role in Ukraine and its alleged interference in U.S. politics. While the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang on Friday expressed outrage and asked Washington to revoke the decision or face consequences, China's military today expressed indignation over the move.

by | September 23, 2018 | 15:00

Cruz said, noting Mr. O'Rourke opposes Mr. Kavanaugh's nomination. "I could have chosen to make it about myself, to be selfish and say, you know what, my feelings are hurt, so I'm going to take my marbles and go home", he said. 1 answer was more armed police officers in schools". Cruz appeared to be referring to O'Rourke previously suggesting that inherent biases in the criminal justice system promote racism.

by | September 23, 2018 | 14:45

Investigators were also interested in whether Trump or Trump's associates discussed the possibility of a pardon for Cohen. Cohen's tweet said no one "should question his integrity, veracity or loyalty to his family and country" over Trump.

by | September 23, 2018 | 14:13

The death toll continued to climb on Saturday and is expected to rise further as some victims, including women and children, were critically injured in the armed assault. Israel is also a key USA ally opposed to Tehran. "The attacks are doubtlessly meant to tarnish the prestige of the IRGC, but I believe the terrorist incidents will strengthen the IRGC's standing and even mobilize some public support", said Ali Alfoneh, senior fellow at the Gulf Arab States Institute in Washington.

by | September 23, 2018 | 13:00

But Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald dismissed it as "tired rhetoric". Few diplomats expected any breakthrough from the Salzburg summit as the European Union has repeatedly made clear that May must rework her "Chequers" proposals , which she insisted were the only serious plan.

by | September 23, 2018 | 10:57

Emus are flightless running birds native to Australia that are the second-largest living birds by height after ostriches. "I don't really want to go outside when I get back home, because my vehicle stands out and a lot of people are going to know it's me".

by | September 23, 2018 | 10:40

Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 25 people, nearly half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state news agencies reported, in one of the worst attacks ever on the elite force. The province has a large ethnic Arab community, many of them Sunni, the Muslim denomination to which IS adheres and which is a minority in Shiite Iran .

by | September 23, 2018 | 02:58

The engineer, named locally as Alphonce Charahani, reportedly survived in an air pocket inside the MV Nyerere ferry, which capsized near Ukara island on its way from Bugorora on Thursday. The man was rushed to hospital immediately, and his condition remains unknown. About 20 people were killed in December 2016 when a boat overturned on the lake as it was carrying passengers to mainland Uganda for the Christmas holidays.

by | September 22, 2018 | 22:59

Kavanaugh has categorically denied the allegations and said he stands ready to testify whenever called. The Republican majority on the judiciary committee had been arguing with Ford's lawyers about the details of Ford's appearance before the committee, such as the day of the hearing and how many cameras would be allowed into the chamber.

by | September 22, 2018 | 21:34

Moscow blamed Tel Aviv for the incident, saying its military planes deliberately "created a unsafe situation" that led to the crash. After Monday's incident, the Russian military accused Israeli pilots of using "the Russian plane as a cover, exposing it to fire from Syrian air defences".

by | September 22, 2018 | 21:27

The government's repeated denials that Anil Ambani's Reliance Group got special favours in the purchase of 36 Rafale fighters were on Friday challenged, with former French president François Hollande revealing that New Delhi nominated Ambani as the Indian offset partner.

by | September 22, 2018 | 21:26

Cooper warned that the flooding is far from over and will get worse in places. Florence is blamed for at least 42 deaths in the Carolinas and Virginia, including that of an 81-year-old whose body was found in a submerged pickup truck in SC.

by | September 22, 2018 | 19:56

On Thursday, China - which is also locked in a trade war with Washington - got caught up in the sanctions war against Russian Federation as the United States announced a new raft of measures that would punish third countries for dealing with Moscow.

by | September 22, 2018 | 19:07

Israel regularly carries out strikes in Syria against the Syrian government, its Lebanese ally Hezbollah and Iranian targets. The deputy speaker of the Israeli parliament, Tali Ploskov, said in a statement that she had spoken with Putin at a conference in St Petersburg.

by | September 22, 2018 | 17:38

Citing an "Ecuadorian government document", which the news agency did not publish, Assange apparently was briefly granted a " special designation " to act as one of its diplomats, a privilege normally granted to the president for political allies.

by | September 22, 2018 | 11:53

A report on Saturday described the assailants as "Takifiri gunmen", a term used previously to describe the Islamic State group. The semi-official Fars news agency, which is close to the Revolutionary Guard, said two gunmen on a motorcycle wearing khaki uniforms carried out the attack.