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Accuser of Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh agrees to testify to Senate committee

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 4:00pm
A woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel next week but details of her appearance have not been finalized, her lawyers said on Saturday.

Iran summons some European envoys over attack on military parade: IRNA

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 3:58pm
Iran summoned the envoys of the Netherlands, Denmark and Great Britain on Saturday night over the shooting at a military parade in which 25 people were killed, accusing them of harboring Iranian opposition groups in their countries, IRNA reported.

Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches 218

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 2:32pm
Divers rescued a man from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry on Saturday, two days after it capsized on Lake Victoria killing at least two people.

Fox plans to concede defeat in Sky battle, review stake: source

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 2:21pm
Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox expects Sky's independent directors to recommend Comcast's $39 billion bid, after which Fox will concede defeat in the battle for the British broadcaster, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.

Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify in Senate hearing

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 2:12pm
A woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel, her lawyers said on Saturday.

Ex-White House aide revises Flynn sanctions conversation account: report

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 2:01pm
An ex-White House official has revised a previous statement by telling investigators that former national security adviser Michael Flynn may have referred to sanctions when they discussed his calls with a former Russian envoy, the Washington Post reported on Saturday.

White House draft order directs probes into tech giants: Bloomberg

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:55pm
The White House has drafted an executive order that would push federal antitrust and law enforcement agencies to probe the business practices of social media and other internet companies, according to Bloomberg.

Senate Judiciary aide resigns amid sexual harassment allegation: NBC

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 1:45pm
A media adviser helping the Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee respond to a sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has resigned amid allegations of his own sexual misconduct, a committee spokesperson said on Saturday.

China summons U.S. ambassador to protest sanctions over Russia military equipment

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 12:12pm
China's foreign ministry on Saturday summoned the U.S. ambassador in Beijing to protest Washington's decision to sanction a Chinese military agency and its director for purchasing Russian fighter jets and an advanced surface-to-air missile system.

OPEC and allies struggle to pump more oil as Iran supply falls

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 11:55am
OPEC and its allies reduced oil output in August as a drop in Iranian supply due to U.S. sanctions derailed their attempts to raise production to agreed levels, delegates said on Saturday as the energy producers prepared to hold talks in Algiers.

Major powers, except U.S., try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 11:11am
Nations that struck the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, except for the United States, meet on Monday in what many diplomats fear may prove a quixotic effort to keep the agreement alive after U.S. sanctions targeting Iranian oil exports resume in November.

Iran's Khamenei says attack on military parade is linked to U.S. allies

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 10:37am
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that an attack on a military parade in southwestern Iran was linked to the United States' "allies in the region" and ordered security forces to bring the perpetrators to justice.

U.S. airlines score win as Congress drops 'reasonable fee' rules

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:35am
The U.S. airline industry scored a win on Saturday as bipartisan congressional legislation dropped plans to mandate "reasonable and proportional" baggage and change fees, but included other new passenger protections.

Russia throws doubt on joint lunar space station with U.S.: RIA

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:27am
Moscow may abandon a project to build a space station in lunar orbit in partnership with U.S. space agency NASA because it does not want a "second fiddle role," a Russian official said on Saturday.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards: custodians of clerical rule

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 9:15am
Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 25 people, almost half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state media reported, in one of the worst attacks ever on the elite force.

Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll reaches 183

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:49am
Divers rescued a man on Saturday as they searched for survivors from the wreck of an overcrowded Tanzanian ferry that capsized on Lake Victoria on Thursday, killing at least 183 people.

Gunmen kill 24, including 12 Revolutionary Guards, in attack on Iran military parade: ISNA

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:47am
Gunmen fired on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, killing 24 people, half of them members of the Revolutionary Guards, state news agencies reported, in one of the worst attacks ever on the elite force.

Senior Guards official vows retaliation for Iran parade attack: IRNA

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:42am
A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards official vowed retaliation for a gun attack that killed at least 24 people at a military parade on Saturday, the official news agency IRNA reported.

Anti-government Arab group claims responsibility for attack on Iran military parade

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:42am
An anti-government Arab group, the Ahvaz National Resistance, is responsible for Saturday's attack on a military parade in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz, a spokesperson told Reuters.

Russia tells Iran it's ready to boost fight against terrorism after attack: RIA

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 5:27am
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to Iran's president on Saturday after an attack on an Iranian military parade, saying Moscow was ready to boost joint efforts in the fight against terrorism, RIA news quoted the Kremlin as saying.

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