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Judge Rules Bill Cosby A 'Sexually Violent Predator'

The Huffington Post 119 sources

Cosby was previously convicted of three counts of aggravated indecent assault.

Bodies of British millionaire and wife found at Thai mansion

The Times / News 23 sources

Two bodies thought to be those of a British millionaire and his wife were found buried in the grounds of their mansion in northern Thailand today. Alan Hogg, 64, a retired businessman, and his wife Nott, 61, were reported missing last…

Trump accuses Dems of playing 'con game' with Kavanaugh nomination delays, investigations

Fox News 19 sources

President Trump on Tuesday accused Democrats of playing a "con game" with their calls for delays and investigations over sexual misconduct claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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Versace takeover makes business sense and fashion sense

Michael Kors’ acquisition of the Italian fashion house will modernise the brand and drive sales

US puts sanctions on Venezuela's first lady and vice-president

Trump administration slaps financial sanctions on four members of Nicolás Maduro’s inner circle on allegations of corruption


Beluga whale spotted swimming in the Thames

Sky News 34 sources

The RSPCA says it is investigating reports of a possible sighting of a whale in the River Thames.

White House says it is open to testimony from second Kavanaugh accuser

Sarah Sanders said they would be open to hearing from Deborah Ramirez, and suggested it ‘could take place on Thursday’


Ted Cruz heckled by radical protesters in DC restaurant: video

Fox News 37 sources

A group of protesters in Washington, D.C. Thursday night shouted down Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and his wife in a restaurant, video footage on social media shows.


Trump to Address UN General Assembly

Voice of America 72 sources

U.S. President Donald Trump returns to the stage at the United Nations on Tuesday to address the annual gathering of world leaders. After an international debut last year in which he threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea, many are…

Michael Kors buys Versace in $2.1bn deal

Donatella Versace to stay on at Italian label and US fashion company to rebrand as Capri


EU will set up payment system to keep doing business with Iran as US sanctions loom

The European Union said on Monday its members would set up a payment system to allow oil companies and businesses to continue trading with Iran in a bid to evade sanctions after the US withdrew from a nuclear agreement.

Labour: We're not ruling out Remain as an option

Sky News / US News 14 sources

Labour's shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has insisted "nobody is ruling out Remain as an option" in a fresh referendum on the UK's relationship with the EU.


U.S. accuses Myanmar military of 'planned and co-ordinated' Rohingya atrocities

CBC.ca / World 30 sources

A U.S. government investigation has found that Myanmar's military waged a "well-planned and co-ordinated" campaign of mass killings, gang rapes and other atrocities against the Southeast Asian nation's Rohingya Muslim minority.

Stefan Lofven: Sweden's parliament ousts prime minister

BBC.com 49 sources

Stefan Lofven loses a vote of confidence weeks after an election which saw a far-right surge.


British cyclist Mike Hall died almost instantly in crash, inquest told

The Times / News 5 sources

The British ultra-endurance cyclist Mike Hall died almost instantly when he was hit by a car during the final stage of a transcontinental race in Australia last year, an inquest has heard. The hearing, which opened in Canberra today, was…

China says the US has 'a knife to its neck' over trade talks

A senior Chinese official has described dealing with the United States on trade as akin to negotiating with "a knife to China’s neck”. The remark follows a string of inflammatory remarks from Chinese policymakers following the introduction…


Labour 'increasingly likely' to vote down May's Brexit deal, Starmer says - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the Labour conference in Liverpool, including the debate on Brexit and a second referendum


'No preference' for EU migrants after Brexit

BBC 16 sources

Workers should face the same rules regardless of where they are from, the cabinet unanimously agrees.


Iran, major powers agree to work on nuclear deal despite U.S. sanctions

Jpost.com 13 sources

The idea is to circumvent US sanctions due to be restored in November under which Washington can cut off from the US financial system any bank that facilitates an oil transaction with Iran.


Indonesian teenager rescued after drifting 49 days at sea

Stuff.co.nz 47 sources

An Indonesian teenager who survived 49 days adrift at sea after the wooden fish trap he was employed to mind slipped its moorings says he ran out of food within a week and survived on fish and seawater he squeezed from his clothing.


Judge Brett Kavanaugh: I'm not going anywhere

Fox News 85 sources

Exclusive: Judge Kavanaugh talks to Martha MacCallum about the sexual misconduct allegations.

Iran warns U.S. and Israel of revenge after deadly parade attack

Jpost.com 7 sources

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis dismissed Iran's threat said it was "ludicrous" for Tehran to allege US involvement in the attack.

Monday, Sep 24

Iran's Revolutionary Guard vows to avenge Ahvaz attack

Al Jazeera 138 sources

A 'deadly and unforgiving revenge' for attack that killed 29 people, says Iranian elite force as UAE denies involvement.

McDonnell: new Brexit referendum should not include remain option

The Guardian 47 sources

Shadow chancellor says he would back second referendum but only if it is a ‘vote on the deal itself’

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein headed to the White House

Fox News 307 sources

Rosenstein is under fire for report he discussed secretly recording the president and enlisting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports.

Brett Kavanaugh faces second allegation of sexual misconduct

The Guardian / US 183 sources

Deborah Ramirez, who attended Yale with Kavanaugh, has described a drunken party during which genitals were thrust in her face

Sunday, Sep 23

Brett Kavanaugh accuser will testify before Congress on Thursday

The Guardian / AU 328 sources

Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused supreme court nominee of sexual assault, to appear ‘despite actual threats to safety and life’

Maldives voters throw out China-backed strongman president

The Guardian / AU 108 sources

Election result is extraordinary rebuke to Abdulla Yameen, who jailed political opponents and judges during a tumultuous five-year term. Michael Safi South Asia correspondent. @safimichael. Sun 23 Sep 2018 16.57 EDT Last modified on Sun 23…

Iran's president blames US after attack on military parade

Fox News / World 138 sources

Iran's president on Sunday accused an unnamed U.S.-allied country in the Persian Gulf of being behind a terror attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded 60, further raising regional tensions.

Maldives election: Votes cast in controversial poll

BBC.com 16 sources

The island nation's Chinese-backed leader seeks another five-year term, with India watching closely.

Saturday, Sep 22

Iran military parade attacked by gunmen in Ahvaz

BBC / News 355 sources

Iran blames "terrorists backed by a foreign regime" for the attack which killed soldiers and civilians.

Kavanaugh's Accuser Rejects GOP Deadline For Agreement on Testimony

The Huffington Post 85 sources

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says he has not agreed to allow Christine Blasey Ford to testifying after Brett Kavanaugh.

Ford agrees to testify; lawyers request Thursday hearing

Fox News 200 sources

Lawyer for Kavanaugh's accuser provides letter to Senate Judiciary Committee; Garrett Tenney reports.

Friday, Sep 21

Donald Trump Goes After Kavanaugh Accuser, Asks Why She Didn't Call Cops After Alleged Assault

The Huffington Post 160 sources

The president's tweet about Christine Blasey Ford is exactly the kind of reaction she feared

Brett Kavanaugh's accuser may testify if her terms are met

Fox News 158 sources

Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford say she's willing to talk under the right terms; chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill.

EU stresses its 'respect' for May over Brexit plan

Sky News / US News 149 sources

Theresa May has demanded "respect" from the EU after the bloc's leaders rejected her Brexit strategy - prompting claims from Brussels she is being "uncompromising".

Turley on Kavanaugh controversy, NYT's Rosenstein report

Fox News 146 sources

Jonathan Turley reacts to the negotiations over Kavanaugh accuser's testimony and the New York Times report that Rosenstein suggest wearing a wire to record Trump.

Thursday, Sep 20

May: EU criticism of Chequers plan is 'negotiating tactic'

The Guardian 78 sources

British PM tries to downplay unexpectedly strong criticism of UK proposals by European leaders at Salzburg summit

‘Three dead’ in mass shooting

News.com.au / World 263 sources

THREE people have reportedly been killed in a shooting in Harford County, Maryland, with the FBI describing it as an “active shooter” situation.

Brexit: EU leaders warn time is running out for a deal

BBC 67 sources

The Irish border remains a key issue as EU leaders meet without Theresa May to discuss Brexit.

Tanzania ferry capsize: Dozens killed as rescue effort suspended

Al Jazeera 80 sources

Tanzanian government says at least 40 people killed when ferry went down on Lake Victoria with an estimated 200 aboard.