The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court for Friday, a day after it is supposed to hear from both Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual misconduct.Read More . . .
US Justice Department has announced that a Chinese national was arrested and charged with acting as an unregistered agent of China. The DOJ says he attempted to recruit engineers and scientists to work for Chinese state security.Read More . . .
Facebook, Messenger and Instagram were briefly inaccessible in parts of Europe, as well as central Russia late on Tuesday and early on Wednesday. Outages were experienced mostly in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denm…Read More . . .
New York Times columnist Bret Stephens has compared Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas to a “serpent covered in vaseline” who would do anything to get elected.Read More . . .
NATO Secretary-General Yens Stoltenberg has met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. The meeting proved to be “useful,” Stoltenberg told RT aft…Read More . . .
Hours after the US and Iranian leaders took aim at each other at the UN General Assembly, US National Security Adviser John Bolton said at an anti-Iran summit that Tehran will have “hell to pay” if it crosses the US or its allies.Read More . . .
Longtime ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel, parliamentary leader Volker Kauder, has been send packing after a surprise vote in Germany’s Bundestag. Opposition politicians see it as a start of a new political crisis.Read More . . .
The largest mobile telecommunications provider in the US, Verizon Wireless, has been experiencing massive outages. East Coast and south of the country have been reportedly hit the hardest by the disruption.Read More . . .
In a speech to the UN General Assembly, French President Emmanuel Macron called for multilateralism in dealing with Iran, and for countries to stop making trade deals with those outside the Paris climate accords, namely the US.Read More . . .
The US war in Afghanistan was built on a “profitable lie” and the “state terror” perpetuated by Washington in its foreign wars has little to do with protecting and defending Americans, a former US marine has written.Read More . . .