by | September 27, 2018 | 18:26

His departure deepens the leadership crisis at the public broadcast group, following the sacking of managing director Michelle Guthrie on Monday. Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has called for the full ABC board to be overhauled to give the broadcaster a "fresh start".

by | September 27, 2018 | 18:18

In his speech, the president continued his rhetorical broadside against the Islamic Republic for a second day, after dressing down Tehran the day before in a speech to the General Assembly. Rouhani invited the come back to negotiations within the U.N. Security Council, which endorsed the nuclear deal. "Very interesting, someone invites leaders to a U.N.

by | September 27, 2018 | 18:13

Swetnick further claimed that "in approximately 1982", she was the victim of a gang rape at a party where Kavanaugh and Judge were present. Swetnick accused Kavanaugh of "targeting" girls as a teen in a sworn statement that also includes allegations of "gang rape" by boys at parties in the '80s.

by | September 27, 2018 | 16:53

Susan Collins, is considered one of few possible GOP votes that could derail a Kavanaugh nomination if it comes to the Senate floor. Kavanaugh has flatly denied all accusations, including during a national television interview on Fox News Monday night.

by | September 27, 2018 | 16:27

He added that the law discriminated against women, saying "treating women with indignity or discrimination invites the wrath of the constitution". Decriminalising the 158-year-old adultery law, a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously struck down Section 497 of Indian Penal Code (IPC), which penalises adultery.

by | September 27, 2018 | 15:31

Julie Swetnick said she saw Mr Kavanaugh engage in sexually abusive behavior as a teenager and claimed she had been gang-raped at a party he attended in the early 1980s. "They go into the back room and talk to each other and laugh at what they're getting away with", Trump said. Judge is a boyhood friend of Kavanaugh who has written a book describing the debauchery of his high school years.

by | September 27, 2018 | 13:24

She also told the magazine she was inebriated as well and has admitted to holes in her memory of some details. Trying to illustrate his point that Democrats had made up their minds about Kavanaugh's appointment, the president said even Washington wouldn't garner votes.

by | September 27, 2018 | 13:05

Asked about her possible testimony, Trump on Tuesday said she "had nothing". I'm confident we are going to win. What I've been accused of is far more serious than juvenile misbehavior. Trump spoke to reporters at the United Nations as his embattled nominee faces accusations of sexual misconduct Kavanaugh emphatically denies. In a statement from the White House, Kavanaugh said of Swetnick's allegations, "This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone".

by | September 27, 2018 | 12:44

Should the USA give the request a green light, it sends an answer to Taiwan detailing its offer. China on Tuesday demanded the US cancel a $330 million sale of military equipment to Taiwan, warning of "severe damage" to bilateral relations and mutual cooperation if Washington fails to comply.

by | September 27, 2018 | 12:24

The lawyer Michael Avenatti on Wednesday identified another accuser of Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh , Washington, D.C, resident Julie Swetnick . Despite interviewing dozens of potential witnesses, The New Yorker magazine couldn't find anyone to directly corroborate Ramirez's account. In prepared written testimony released Wednesday by the committee, Kavanaugh says he "never had any sexual or physical encounter of any kind with [Ford]", per CNN , and that he did not do "anything ...

by | September 27, 2018 | 10:39

The UK says the two had approval from the highest authorities in Russian Federation, a charge that Moscow has rejected. The only region in which Russian Federation was conducting active military operations in secrecy at the time was in Eastern Ukraine, which is the most likely theatre of his mission, as suggested by the secrecy of his award.

by | September 27, 2018 | 10:08

China Medical University, National Cheng Kung University, National Chiao Tung University, National Yang-Ming University and Taipei Medical University were grouped in the 501-600 cohort, while Chang Gung University, National Sun Yat-Sen University and National Taiwan Normal University were found in the 601-800 grouping.

by | September 27, 2018 | 09:38

Trump, in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, said in the first minute: "In less than two years, my administration has accomplished more than nearly any administration in the history of our country". "That's fake news, and it was covered that way", he said. "OK". "Confronting multilateralism is not a sign of strength, rather it is a symptom of a weakness of intellect", Rouhani said.

by | September 27, 2018 | 09:25

Her attorney, Michael Avenatti, who also represents a porn actress who is suing Trump, provided her sworn declaration to the Judiciary Committee . Avenatti's client, Julie Swetnick , claims she observed the future Supreme Court nominee at student parties where women were verbally abused, inappropriately touched, made "disoriented" with alcohol or drugs and "gang raped".

by | September 27, 2018 | 07:56

Ford the same way my daughters would be treated in the event they were making an accusation, or my mother, or my wife", added Majority Whip John Cornyn (R-Texas). Everything that has come out about Kavanaugh's youth points toward drunken predatory behavior - how much more do we need to know? I'm confident we are going to win.

by | September 27, 2018 | 07:37

Jennifer Strickland , a spokesperson for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said, "In light of the court's ruling, management of these grizzly bears returns to the federal government, a dn we will work with the state and tribes to ensure that this transition proceeds in accordance with the court's order".

by | September 27, 2018 | 07:02

Channel 2 did not provide details as to Netanyahu's proposed "diplomatic initiative", but said the prime minister hoped to return from NY "with a guarantee that the Israeli Air Force would have the freedom to operate in Syrian airspace". Mr Putin then sought to defuse tensions, mentioning "a chain of tragic accidental circumstances". The Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu-who has traveled to Moscow to confer with Putin three times so far this year-has the narrower perspective of ...

by | September 27, 2018 | 06:56

Kavanaugh's lawyers admit that the calendar pages do not necessarily disprove the allegation, but are meant to "provide no corroboration for [Ford's] account of a small gathering at a house where he allegedly pinned her to a bed and tried to remove her clothing", as The New York Times has reported .

by | September 27, 2018 | 06:11

The president was asked about whether he might be persuaded to withdraw Kavanaugh's nomination. Kavanaugh said he did not know the accuser, Julie Swetnick of Washington , who wrote she had "a firm recollection" of seeing boys lined up at parties waiting "for their "turn" with a girl inside the room".

by | September 27, 2018 | 05:10

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani responded to Trump's speech by accusing the administration of violating the rules of global law and "state obligations" in withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal , which the USA signed with Iran along with five other major powers.