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McConnell says Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

McConnell says Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

McConnell modeled the move after how his Democratic predecessor, then-Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada, changed the rules in 2013 to get rid of the filibuster for all nominations except to the Supreme Court. What has Mr Trump said? "I was assaulted when I was younger and I didn't tell anybody". In an interview shortly before the Senate is set to vote on confirming Kavanaugh, McConnell said GOP members of the Judiciary Committee made the decision in a meeting with two other Republicans ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Indonesia quake-tsunami death toll tops 1,700

Indonesia quake-tsunami death toll tops 1,700

He said on local television that survivors in the outlying villages in Petobo, Balaroa and Jono Oge could be relocated and monuments be built in the areas, which now look like wastelands, to remember the victims interred there. Indonesia sits along the world's most tectonically active region, and its 260 million people are vulnerable to earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. Consulte Mais Informação

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Apple is blocking third-party repairs on new Mac computers

Apple is blocking third-party repairs on new Mac computers

The software lock is enabled for MacBook Pro repairs relating to the logic board, display assembly, case (which includes the keyboard , trackpad, and related housing), and Touch ID board. A document sent to Apple's Authorized Service Providers - seen by MacRumors and Motherboard - shows that the T2 security chip that's built into modern Macs is being used to prevent authorized repairs from being carried out. Consulte Mais Informação

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Interpol chief Meng Hongwei under investigation, China says

Interpol chief Meng Hongwei under investigation, China says

Interpol, which is based in Lyon, said Saturday it made a formal request to China for information about Meng. Four minutes later, he sent the photo of the knife. The Associated Press reported that Meng Hongwei is a member of China's Communist Party and his various past jobs likely put him in close contact with Zhou Yongkang, a former Chinese security chief and fellow Communist Party member now serving a life sentence for corruption. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Kavanaugh sworn in as Supreme Court justice

The Senate voted 50-48 to approve Kavanaugh as more than 1,000 protesters rallied in Washington against a nominee who had to overcome questions over his candor, partisan rhetoric and lifestyle as a young man. The Supreme Court says he will be sworn in later Saturday. Christine Blasey Ford has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a house party when she was 15 and he 17 - 36 years ago. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ubisoft DDoS Attacks Hit Multiple Games

Ubisoft DDoS Attacks Hit Multiple Games

KitGuru Says: This does call into question the persistence of online-only systems when older Assassin's Creed games would be perfectly playable without given their single-player nature. A DDoS attack is created to overwhelm a server with so many requests that the server just buckles under the weight. The games are throwing out "can't connect to server" and "couldn't connect to server in the allotted time" errors. Consulte Mais Informação

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Limo crash at popular New York tourist spot kills 20

Limo crash at popular New York tourist spot kills 20

Their names have not been released pending family notification. The deadly crash happened Saturday afternoon in Schoharie, which is about 40 miles from Albany, and led to several people killed, according to the New York State Police . It was unclear whether those killed were in the vehicles or at the Apple Barrel Country Store, which is located at the intersection where the crash occurred. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oshiomhole In Crucial Meeting With APC Governors Over Primaries

Oshiomhole In Crucial Meeting With APC Governors Over Primaries

Shettima, the vice chairman of the Convention Planning Committee, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at the APC National Secretariat where he addressed journalists on behalf of the chairman, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State. "The convention is a special one for the emergence of our presidential flag bearer; no other issue will be tabled". Speaking after meeting President Buhari, Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha had said the meeting with the President was to find solutions to the ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Prime Minister urges Germany to pressure Israel against demolishing Khan al-Ahmar

Prime Minister urges Germany to pressure Israel against demolishing Khan al-Ahmar

Netanyahu will likely want to speak about his country's main enemy Iran while possibly requesting Merkel's assistance in dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said Ben-Zeev. But European governments have been battling to find ways for their firms to continue trading with Iran - something Israel and the United States under Trump's administration has criticized, despite European hopes that trade would help salvage the nuclear deal and keep Tehran from renewing its pursuit of nuclear ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Manhunt underway after West Bank shooting

Manhunt underway after West Bank shooting

A Reuters witness said Israeli security forces had closed off the area. Conricus called it a terrorist attack but said other unspecified factors were involved. Surveillance camera footage broadcast on Israeli television showed a man armed with a rifle fleeing down stairs and running away from the factory. Most countries consider settlements that Israel has built on land occupied in the 1967 Middle East war as illegal. Consulte Mais Informação

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