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People Twelve crew kidnapped from Massoel bulker
Author: 0 Twelve crew kidnapped from Massoel bulker

According to AFP: " Having destroyed much of the vessel's communications equipment , the criminal gang departed taking 12 of the 19 crew complement hostage". "Families are being kept closely informed of the situation". Nigeria's Navy told Reuters it was investigating the incident. Kidnapping for ransom is common in Nigeria, with foreigners and high-profile Nigerians frequently targeted.

People As Senate hearing is set for Brett Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges
Author: 0 As Senate hearing is set for Brett Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

Ford's attorneys say that several requests they have made of the committee have been refused, such as calling additional witnesses who Ford remembers being at the party, and having the FBI investigate her story. Celebs are getting on board with the protest, including Amy Schumer, who wrote, "I believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and will be taking part in a national moment of solidarity".

People Two-headed snake found in Virginia backyard
Author: 0 Two-headed snake found in Virginia backyard

The snake, found in Richmond, Virginia, in the United States, was taken to the Wildlife Center of Virginia so experts could radiograph the beast and see how it could function with two heads. Snakes with a mutation like this have a hard time surviving in the wild, Kleopfer said , adding that it's because the two heads often want to do "two different things".

People Iran arrests 'large network' over Ahvaz attack
Author: 0 Iran arrests 'large network' over Ahvaz attack

He adds: "We will destroy them with a strong and guerrilla-style attack , inshallah (God willing)". Women and children scattered along with once-marching Revolutionary Guard soldiers and bandsmen as heavy gunfire rang out, the chaos captured live on state television.

Author: 0 UK's Labour Party ponders backing new referendum as Brexit deal falls apart

Lewin added: "I wanted more for Remain Labour supporters and other grassroots campaigners, but we have a motion that effectively calls for Labour to support the EEA as a minimum, rejects the idea of a referendum exclusively on different forms of Brexit and increases the chances of a People's Vote".

People Rosenstein Secretly Recording President Trump?
Author: 0 Rosenstein Secretly Recording President Trump?

The official, who spoke anonymously to Politico , called Rosenstein a "straight shooter" and said his repudiation of TheNYT's article was believable. " Rod rosenstein shld have been fired long ago for being part of the "resistance" and not providing documents to congress in order to save his corrupt pals", Pirro tweeted , mentioning the document requests made by conservative House members of Rosenstein.

Author: 0 Farrow: ‘Senate Democrats Came Looking’ for Second Kavanaugh Accuser

Kavanaugh is set to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday following testimony from another accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , who claims Kavanaugh assaulted her during a high school party in the early 1980s. Eshoo said that Ford understood the risks and consequences in coming forward with her story about a high-profile nominee to the high court. (In the previous Fox News poll, August 19-21, voters were split, 46 percent opposing, 45 percent in favor.) The 50 percent ...

People Cramer: Allegations against Kavanaugh are 'absurd'
Author: 0 Cramer: Allegations against Kavanaugh are 'absurd'

But he steers away from his earlier remarks dismissing her accusations even if they were true "because these people were teenagers " and because "it was supposedly an attempt or something that never went anywhere", in an attempt to walk back his earlier mockery of the details of the claim itself.

People UK's Labour Party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum
Author: 0 UK's Labour Party ponders supporting new Brexit referendum

A Labour source involved in the composite negotiations said: "If a general election can not be secured, the motions keeps all options on the table but rules out all options other than a People's Vote". One of these advisors said during a telephone call: "What are you doing in November - because I think we are going to need an election". He said: "I don't think there's many Tory MPs want a Labour government, but there's many Tory MPs that are very, very angry at the way their government is ...

People China, Vatican reach historic deal on Catholic bishops
Author: 0 China, Vatican reach historic deal on Catholic bishops

Critics of the agreement say it cedes too much power to the Chinese state, which has reportedly overseen a recent crackdown on religious groups in the country. Over the last few months, local governments across China have shut down hundreds of private Christian "house churches". In a statement the Vatican said it had signed the deal on the 22 September in Beijing, a move that is the first step towards the Holy See and China re-establishing full diplomatic relations.

People Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at sea
Author: 0 Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at sea

The cargo ship took him to Japan and Aldi returned to Indonesia on September 8. The Indonesian teenager has survived about 7 weeks adrift at sea after the floating wooden fish trap he was employed to mind slipped its moorings. "After he ran out of the cooking gas, he burned the rompong's wooden fences to make a fire for cooking", Mirza Nurhidayat, another consular official, told the Jakarta Post .

People New calls for Kavanaugh to withdraw after second misconduct claim by classmate
Author: 0 New calls for Kavanaugh to withdraw after second misconduct claim by classmate

Kavanaugh denies the accusation . But he adds that "unless there's something more " to back up her accusation, he's "not going to ruin Judge Kavanaugh's life over this". The woman said Kavanaugh forced her to come in contact with his penis while both were inebriated at a party. Kavanaugh's nomination is on the ropes; he has everything to gain by lying.

Author: 0 Russia to send newer, S-300 missile defence systems to Syria

An official report from Moscow has laid the blame squarely at Israel's feet, however, raising the prospect that Russian Federation will close Syrian airspace to Israeli aircraft. An Israeli military officer misled the Russians by reporting that four of its F-16 fighter jets would be hitting Syrian targets in the north, the Russian defense ministry spokesman said.

People China Imposes New Tariffs on US, Accuses Washington of 'Trade Bullyism'
Author: 0 China Imposes New Tariffs on US, Accuses Washington of 'Trade Bullyism'

In a white paper, published Monday, China said the United States was applying " extreme pressure " on Beijing to push forward its own interests, while pursuing " economic hegemony ". Economists warn that a protracted dispute will eventually stunt growth not just in the US and China but across the broader global economy. The products spared also include smartwatches and Bluetooth devices like the iPhone and Fitbit, child safety products such as high chairs, vehicle seats and playpens, and ...

People Texan who published 3-D guns plans jailed on sex assault charge
Author: 0 Texan who published 3-D guns plans jailed on sex assault charge

Police accuse Wilson, who they say met the girl on SugarDaddyMeet.com, of meeting her in the auto park of a coffee shop in Austin, before buying her coffee. During a forensic interview with the Center with Child Protection on August 27, the sexual assault victim told counselors she met Wilson through the website, SugarDaddyMeet.com.

People Accuser of Trump's court nominee sets conditions for testifying
Author: 0 Accuser of Trump's court nominee sets conditions for testifying

According to Katz that Monday date, "is not possible and the Committee's insistence that it occur then is arbitrary in any event". In the Thursday email , Katz said Ford's "strong preference continues to be for the Senate Judiciary Committee to allow for a full investigation prior to her testimony".

Author: 0 'Love Corbyn, Hate Brexit': Labour Party to Consider Second Europe Referendum

Even in the North and Midlands, where many Labour constituencies voted Leave in 2016, there was overwhelming support - 86% and 88% respectively - for a second vote. Later, questioned on whether Labour would be able to get the support of Conservative MPs required to trigger a vote of no confidence in the government, Corbyn added that his party would be "putting [its] case to parliament" and would "see what happens after that".

People ISIS media release video claiming to show Iran military parade attackers
Author: 0 ISIS media release video claiming to show Iran military parade attackers

Moreover, these monarchies are no longer limiting themselves to pushing the USA to take military action, but are announcing their own readiness to attack Iran . Saudi Arabia's de-facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , said a year ago that "we won't wait for the battle to be in Saudi Arabia". But the move turned out to be a false flag, with Mr Rouhani later pinning the blame on neighbours much closer to home.

People Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidency with 58.3%
Author: 0 Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih wins presidency with 58.3%

Male: Voting is underway today in a heavily-criticised presidential election in the Maldives , that has been gripped by political upheaval. "This is a moment of happiness, this is a moment of hope, this is a moment of history", Mr. "I am voting to revert a mistake I made in 2013", Nazima Hassan told Reuters news agency. The party entered into a coalition with Jumhooree Party, Adhaalath Party and the Maumoon Reform Movement, with the hope of winning the majority of votes in the 2018 ...

People China hits back with tariffs on United States dollars 60 bn of USA goods
Author: 0 China hits back with tariffs on United States dollars 60 bn of USA goods

On Tuesday, Beijing announced a tariff hike on $60 billion of U.S. goods in response to President Donald Trump's latest decision to increase import duties on Chinese products in a dispute over Beijing's technology policy. It is not yet revealed which products would be listed in the new tariffs. Trump is telling reporters at a joint White House press conference with the president of Poland that, "this is a process" and that "it takes a little time".

Author: 0 Senate hearing will feature Kavanaugh and Ford

This is a smear, plain and simple. "They have also refused to invite other witnesses who are essential for a fair hearing that arrives at the truth about the sexual assault", the lawyers, Debra Katz, Liza Banks and Michael Bromwich, wrote .

People Dozen possible victims of California doctor come forward
Author: 0 Dozen possible victims of California doctor come forward

Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said Tuesday there could be many victims, based on videos and photos seized as part of a search of Robicheaux's apartment in Newport Beach, and urged them to step forward. Attorneys for Riley and Robicheaux have previously issued a joint statement denying the allegations. They are now free on a $100,000 bond each. "Dr Robicheaux and Ms Riley believe that such allegations do a disservice to, and dangerously undermine, the true victims of ...

People Someone Just Donated $18M of Cocaine to Texas
Author: 0 Someone Just Donated $18M of Cocaine to Texas

The bananas were donated because they were already ripe. According to the post, the discovery was made by two of its sergeants after they noticed "something not quite right" with the boxes after they were unloaded. "They immediately notified port authorities and awaited their instruction". Sure enough, when life handed them bananas, it was actually a shit ton of cocaine.

People Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Second Woman
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Second Woman

Kavanaugh denied the incident occurred, calling it "a smear, plain and simple". Though Kavanaugh has found support in the wake of Ford's allegations from some Republican lawmakers and other allies , the allegations have resulted in an outpouring of support for Ford from activist organizations , sexual assault survivors and other women and supporters.

People Florence the week after: Thousands brace for more flooding
Author: 0 Florence the week after: Thousands brace for more flooding

She told the publication that an elderly couple had left 18 animals with her, some of which were sick or injured. But the city said its offices would reopen on Monday after having been closed for a week. "Our mission was to save as many animals from the flood that we could", Hedges added. "If they can't find the owners, the pets went from a safe place to a kill shelter", Hedges said.

People Brett Kavanaugh accuser's lawyers say Senate hearing will happen
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh accuser's lawyers say Senate hearing will happen

Blasey". "Brett was laughing", she said . Ramirez and her attorney could not be reached for comment on the record. That response seemed a setback to Ford supporters' efforts to corroborate her claim. White House spokeswoman Kerri Kupec blamed Democrats for the latest allegation. California professor Christine Blasey Ford has agreed to testify before a U.S.

People After attack in Iran, the U.S. offers a muted response
Author: 0 After attack in Iran, the U.S. offers a muted response

A general view of the attack during the military parade in Ahvaz, Iran September 22, 2018 . The attack in Ahvaz, which saw women and children flee with uniformed soldiers bloodied, has further shaken the country. The Trump Administration in May pulled out of the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran, and since then has reimposed sanctions that were eased under the deal.

People 'SMOKED LOBSTER?' Restaurant claimed to calm crustaceans with pot
Author: 0 'SMOKED LOBSTER?' Restaurant claimed to calm crustaceans with pot

This is really from the perspective of how we expect verification from humans. "Maybe they should consider taking a page from our book and incorporating cannabis into their practices as well", she said. But lobster scientists are less certain of the sedative effect, noting that lobsters don't use their claws as weapons, and whether it would make their deaths less traumatic.