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As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

As Senate hearing set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

Just as negotiators reached agreement on an extraordinary hearing for Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, a second allegation of sexual misconduct by the Supreme Court nominee put the White House and Senate Republicans on the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.

Dr Mahathir Mohamad

Proton was a success: Dr Mahathir

Still championing his cause for a third national car project, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad rubbishes claims that Proton was a failure.

'Another cruel step'

'Another cruel step'

Rights groups in the United States have slammed a plan by the Trump administration to deny green cards to immigrants who receive public benefits such as food stamps.

India rolls out 'Modicare'

India rolls out 'Modicare'

India yesterday launched the world's biggest health insurance scheme which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said would cover some 500 million poor people. The programme, dubbed "Modicare", promises health cover worth 500,000 rupees ($6,900) to every poor family to treat serious ailments.

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