Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff denies wrongdoing as speaker of the lower house agrees to open impeachment proceedings against her.
Briton’s eccentric boxer Tyson Fury defeats Wladimir Klitschko to send a huge shock through the boxing world and snatch the Ukrainian’s four world heavyweight titles.
Police evacuate the North Terminal of London’s Gatwick airport after arresting a man from France on suspicion of firearms offences.
(REUTERS) – Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson was on the defensive during a news conference in Florida on Friday night.
An article published earlier in the day called into question his account of being offered a scholarship to Westpoint Military Academy.
Carson took a combative tone while discussing the incident saying the media would stop at nothing to uncover dirt.
REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE BEN CARSON,
“They have been talking to everybody I’ve ever known everybody I’ve ever seen. There’s got to be a scandal there’s got to be some nurse he’s had an affair with, there’s got to be something, they are getting desperate, so next week it will be my kindergarten teacher said I peed in my pants. I mean it’s just ridiculous.”
Carson said his supporters would see through the “subterfuge”… after the speech, supporters seemed to corroborate that.
ANITA MICHELLE WESTER, WEST PALM BEACH SOCIAL WORKER,
“I know that people can dig up stuff and try to make it worse than it is but I won’t judge anybody based on that, I listen to the facts and make my decision based on that.”
Carson’s account of how he attempted to stab a friend in his troubled youth also came under renewed scrutiny on Friday.
Carson is currently tied with Donald Trump in the polls.
Donations pour in for the hundreds who were uprooted following an iron ore tailings dam collpase that killed at least two and left dozens missing in Brazil’s Minas Gerais state.
Australian singer Kylie Minogue switches on the Christmas lights on London’s Oxford Street in front of thousands of fans.
World’s largest video gaming award ceremony takes place in London, with role-playing adventure “The Witcher 3” collecting the Ultimate Game of the Year award.
Former president of the United Nations General Assembly, a billionaire Macau real estate developer and three others are formally indicted by a U.S. grand jury.
Republican Senator John McCain delivers a harsh criticism of President Barack Obama’s Syria policy on the Senate floor.
(REUTERS) – Monday, October 5th marks the 21st annual World Teachers’ Day.
The initiative, started by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization or UNESCO, highlights educators’ efforts worldwide to teach children in all kinds of adverse conditions: intimidation in Pakistan, conflict in Syria or poverty in Vietnam.