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Author: 0 Netherlands 'halted Russian cyber-attack on chemical weapons body'

The attack is believed is to have been conducted by Russian military intelligence, the GRU , which has also been blamed by the British government for the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury in March. "Putin's corrupt greed has turned the GRU into an amateurish bunch of jokers". Speaking about Russia's hacking attempts into the MH17 crash investigation, she said: "We have been aware of the interest of Russian intelligence services in this investigation and have taken ...

World News McConnell takes key step toward Kavanaugh vote
Author: 0 McConnell takes key step toward Kavanaugh vote

In this case, McConnell is using it so that the Senate can vote to end debate on Kavanaugh's nomination, the network added - and the Republicans have enough seats to make that happen. Trump drew laughs on Tuesday with his rendition of how Dr. Ford answered questions at last week's hearing. The White House has found "no corroboration" of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh .

World News Wife of ex-Malaysian leader charged with money laundering
Author: 0 Wife of ex-Malaysian leader charged with money laundering

Rosmah was arrested on Wednesday after being quizzed by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) for almost five hours at its headquarters in Putrajaya. Her arrest follows three rounds of questioning by anti-graft agents over state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), from which U.S. authorities say more than US$4.5 billion (S$6 billion) was misappropriated.

World News Monica McLean Says Christine Ford Never Coached Her on Polygraph
Author: 0 Monica McLean Says Christine Ford Never Coached Her on Polygraph

Christine Blasey Ford . Fifty-two percent of women now say they believe Ford is telling the truth, compared to 27 percent who said they believe Kavanaugh. In his letter, Grassley also repeated his request of Ford to provide her therapists' records to the Senate for review. Trump's vicious remarks were another chapter in his long history of atacking sexual assault accusers and siding with their alleged abusers.

Author: 0 Donald Trump: Voters Are 'REALLY ANGRY' over Democrats Mistreating Brett Kavanaugh

She called it "a coordinated smear campaign". Last week, Mr Trump described Dr Ford's testimony at the Senate hearing as "very credible". Her lawyers rebuffed a request from the Judiciary Committee to see those documents. President Trump was cheered on by a crowd of Republican faithful in MS yesterday as he mimicked Dr Ford's responses to questions at last week's Senate hearing and joked about her inability to remember details surrounding the night of her alleged attack.

World News Russia Says It Delivered Advanced Missile Defense System To Syria Despite Objections
Author: 0 Russia Says It Delivered Advanced Missile Defense System To Syria Despite Objections

The short video of the night time delivery shows crews unloading rockets and launch vehicles from a Russian cargo plane at the Hmeimim Air Base in Syria . Syria's unified air defence control system would be fully operational by 20 October, the minister added. The Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War began in September 2015, after an official request by the Syrian government.

World News I told Saudi king he wouldn't last without U.S. support: Donald Trump
Author: 0 I told Saudi king he wouldn't last without U.S. support: Donald Trump

Trump made Saudi Arabia his first stop on his maiden global trip as president past year. Trump in July tweeted without evidence that Saudi Arabia would increase its production "maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels" a day. Saudi Arabia has always been a major buyer of USA weaponry, spending billions of dollars on advanced systems, a point Trump was keen to make when Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman visited the White House in March.

World News Russia’s Putin calls poisoned ex-spy ‘scumbag’, traitor
Author: 0 Russia’s Putin calls poisoned ex-spy ‘scumbag’, traitor

Speaking in Moscow Mr Putin also furiously denied British allegations that Russian secret agents tried to kill Mr Skripal with the novichok nerve agent . "He was caught, punished and served a total of five years in prison". Russian President Vladimir Putin says Washington is making a "colossal" but "typical" mistake by imposing sanctions around the world and exploiting its dollar dominance, warning there will be consequences.

World News Kavanaugh investigation: FBI 'hasn't spoken to Christine Blasey Ford'
Author: 0 Kavanaugh investigation: FBI 'hasn't spoken to Christine Blasey Ford'

The official revealed the private conversations only on condition of anonymity. "How'd you get there?" Kavanaugh has denied Ramirez's allegations. Bromwich said . Fox News has learned from two senior Senate sources that report isn't expected to be released publicly: the Federal Bureau of Investigation is expected to send a single copy of the supplemental report on Kavanaugh to the Hill, where it will be kept in a safe in the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Author: 0 'Just Plain Wrong.' Susan Collins Criticizes Trump's Mocking of Christine Blasey Ford

Christine Blasey Ford . Also Tuesday, an attorney for another accuser, Deborah Ramirez, said he's seen no indication that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has reached out to any of the 20 people who Ramirez told them may be able to corroborate her account that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her when they were Yale freshmen.

World News Iran Asks France for Talks to Clear Bomb Plot ‘Misunderstanding’
Author: 0 Iran Asks France for Talks to Clear Bomb Plot ‘Misunderstanding’

The source added that Moghadam had ordered the attack. "We deny the accusations and forcefully condemn the Iranian diplomat's arrest, and call for his immediate release", a foreign ministry statement said. France has postponed sending a new ambassador to the Iranian capital and has advised diplomats and other officials to postpone visits to Iran. "So, we call for French authorities' realistic view toward the Islamic Republic of Iran and once again warn of the evil hands of ill-wishers who ...

World News USA would destroy banned Russian warheads if necessary - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation envoy
Author: 0 USA would destroy banned Russian warheads if necessary - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation envoy

U-S ambassador to NATO Kay Bailey Hutchison said Russian Federation is building medium-range ballistic missiles in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. Hutchison said that the United States was committed to a diplomatic solution but would consider military action if necessary. "We have been trying to send a message to Russian Federation for several years that we know they are violating the treaty, we have shown Russian Federation the evidence that we have that they are ...

World News Pompeo announces termination of 1955 treaty with Iran after sanctions ruling
Author: 0 Pompeo announces termination of 1955 treaty with Iran after sanctions ruling

Judges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled unanimously that parts of the sanctions the United States imposed on Iran in May were illegal and must be removed. That agreement permitted Iranian oil sales, halted penalties on European firms for doing business with Iran, and allowed Iran to export things such as carpets, pistachios and other goods.

Author: 0 Harry and Meghan's 'marvellous' visit to Chichester

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry visited the English county behind their royal titles on Wednesday. This was just one of many groups of precious children in red school uniformas, waving the British flag and screaming to meet their royal idols.

World News Suspected neo-Nazis charged in connection with violent 2017 Charlottesville rally
Author: 0 Suspected neo-Nazis charged in connection with violent 2017 Charlottesville rally

Multiple individuals were arrested on Tuesday morning, said Brian McGinn, a spokesman for the USA attorney's office in Charlottesville. Clashes first erupted on August 11, 2017, as a crowd of white nationalists marching through the University of Virginia campus carrying torches and chanting racist slogans encountered a small group of counter-protesters.

World News Russian Federation completes delivery of S-300 system to Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation completes delivery of S-300 system to Syria

Russian Federation will " prepare and train " the Syrian crews to operate the S300 within three months. The other equipment delivered included radars, control vehicles, and four launchers, he said. National Security Adviser John Bolton called a "significant escalation" of Syria's seven-year-old war. He also said Israel was "determined to stop Iranian military entrenchment in Syria and the attempts by Iran , which calls for the destruction of Israel, to transfer to Hezbollah lethal ...

Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation can question 'anybody' about Kavanaugh

Democrats are raising questions both about the truthfulness of Kavanaugh's sworn testimony to the Senate and whether he has the temperament for the lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court . Trump had previously refrained from attacking Ford personally, although he sent a tweet last month in which he questioned why Ford or her parents had not "immediately" filed charges with local law enforcement after the alleged incident.

World News India launches ‘Operation Samudra Maitri’ to help tsunami-hit Indonesia
Author: 0 India launches ‘Operation Samudra Maitri’ to help tsunami-hit Indonesia

A mother and her son, both injured by the quake and tsunami, wait to be airlifted out by a military plane at Mutiara Sis Al Jufri Airport in Palu , Central Sulawesi, Indonesia , October 3, 2018. Eruption and ash emission are continuing while the Volcano Observatory Notice for Aviation (VONA) has, meanwhile, been updated to the color code Orange by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.

World News Wife of Malaysian ex-PM arrested in graft case
Author: 0 Wife of Malaysian ex-PM arrested in graft case

KUALA LUMPUR , Oct 2 ― Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor is scheduled for yet another round of questioning by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) tomorrow. "He gave his statement from 10am to about 1pm and I have been informed that he has just left the building". She is expected to spend the night at the MACC headquarters located in the administrative capital Putrajaya outside Kuala Lumpur .

World News Maya Bay’s long road to recovery
Author: 0 Maya Bay’s long road to recovery

After the island closed its doors, the national park and wildlife authority started planting hundreds of corals in Maya Bay, and some have started growing branches, DNP director-general Jongklai Worapongsatorn said, adding a baby shark was also spotted in the bay that was once filled with tour boats.

Author: 0 Trump Mocks and Imitates Christine Ford at Campaign Rally, Crowd Goes Wild

The president's declaration drew loud cheers from the audience and was soon followed by an energic "We want Kavanaugh!" chant. "And when I see what's going on right now, it's scary", adding that right now he fears more for his sons. It's common for sexual assault victims to remember the attack in great detail, but experience other memory gaps. She is a remarkable profile in courage.

World News China hits movie star Fan Bingbing with huge fines for tax evasion
Author: 0 China hits movie star Fan Bingbing with huge fines for tax evasion

Chinese tax authorities have now ruled that both Fan and companies controlled by her failed to pay tens of millions of dollars in taxes, the official Xinhua news service reported on Wednesday. One of China's most famous actors with a career spanning two decades, the 36-year-old is best known in the west for her role in X-Men: Days of Future Past.

World News Refraining from drinking one of my only good traits: Donald Trump
Author: 0 Refraining from drinking one of my only good traits: Donald Trump

The president said that the confirmation process for his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was held to a different standard than the traditional idea of justice in America - innocent until proven guilty. That means if all the Democrats vote against Kavanaugh, Trump could not afford to have more than one Republican oppose his nominee, with Vice President Mike Pence casting a tiebreaking vote.

World News Palestinians Go on Strike in West Bank Over Israel’s Nation State Law
Author: 0 Palestinians Go on Strike in West Bank Over Israel’s Nation State Law

The IDF said in a statement to CNN, "The evacuation was carried out in light of the tension in the Strip that has been caused by UNRWA's financial crisis, and out of fear for the safety of global workers". Gaza health officials said 505 people had been wounded, 89 of them by gunshots. "Palestinians throughout the occupied territories are taking part in the strike", Ghanayem said.

Author: 0 Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford at MS rally

I don't remember. How many years ago? Ford told the senate she was "100%" certain that he was her attacker. She described the living room on the first floor, the narrow stairs leading to the second floor, the bedroom across from the bathroom, the music playing in the bedroom, and she remembered exactly what happened when she says Brett Kavanaugh got on top of her, groped her - according to her - tried to undress her, and put his hands over her mouth to keep her from screaming.