• How it looks: Optics key in fight over Kavanaugh hearing
How it looks: Optics key in fight over Kavanaugh hearing

Should Ford testify, especially in public, it would pit the words of two distinguished professionals against each other as television close-ups capture every emotion. The statement said Ford wishes for other witnesses to be involved in any future hearings, but did not name any such witnesses. Politico reported that Ford asked to have Kavanaug...

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  • Sen. Portman Calls For Hearing Into Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh
Sen. Portman Calls For Hearing Into Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh

Trump blasted Democrats, and in particular Sen. "It's a awful thing that took place and it's frankly a bad thing that this information was not given to us months ago when they got it", Trump said. Thomas was eventually confirmed to the court. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., accused Democrats of using their calls for an FBI investigation as a ploy. "Mea...

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  • 3 babies stabbed in New York City daycare center
3 babies stabbed in New York City daycare center

The 31-year-old male victim was stabbed in the leg while intervening in an attack of the adult female victim, according to NBC New York . Police have not filed charges pending the investigation. "We have seen some paperwork indicating that it is a day care", Holmes said, adding the documents "indicated that they were a nursery". The woman susp...

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  • Mays Brexit trade plan wont work: Donald Tusk
Mays Brexit trade plan wont work: Donald Tusk

The main sticking point continues to be how to handle the border between Northern Ireland , which will remain part of the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland , which will continue to be part of the EU. Mrs May addressed EU27 leaders over wiener schnitzel with potatoes and Austrian wine, pitching her Chequers proposal before sit-down meeti...

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  • McCabe memos say Rosenstein considered secretly recording Trump
McCabe memos say Rosenstein considered secretly recording Trump

The plan was pondered shortly after Comey was dismissed and a memo from Rosenstein was used to oust him; something that caught Rosenstein off guard and left him feeling used. Rosenstein asked at the meeting, which also included Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page and four career DOJ officials, according to the senior official.

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  • GOP Lawmakers Laud Trump's Order to Declassify FISA Docs
GOP Lawmakers Laud Trump's Order to Declassify FISA Docs

Pete King said Wednesday. However, a number of Democrats shot back at Trump, accusing the president of risking national security by providing the documents. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Rep. Jerrold Nadler of NY, the ranking Democrats on the House Oversight and Judiciary committees, said in a statement that Trump's actions were a "direct ...

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  • Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister
Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister

Comparatively, the US-Mexico border spans roughly 3,200km. Spain also has no border with the Sahara, meaning it would have to build the barrier on foreign land. Trump's pledge to build a wall across the 3,000-kilometre US-Mexico border became a central focus of the 2016 presidential campaign. Spain has no sovereignty over the Sahara, but it d...

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  • North & South Korea agree joint 2032 Olympic bid
North & South Korea agree joint 2032 Olympic bid

Moon said: "The two Koreas have agreed on specific method on denuclearisation" which includes the "permanent closure" of missile launch facilities at the Sohae launching station in Tongchang-ri, North Korea . Mr Moon and the North's Kim Jong-un have hailed a new future for the two Koreas, signing a wide-ranging agreement in Pyongyang. Moon sai...

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  • US Accuses Russia Of 'Cheating' On North Korea Sanctions
US Accuses Russia Of 'Cheating' On North Korea Sanctions

The worldwide front forged by 2017 to the united nations against the nuclear and missile programs of North Korea crashed on Monday with accusations of "cheating" and "lies" that are exchanged between Americans and Russians in the security Council.

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  • Pak court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter; suspends jail term
Pak court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter; suspends jail term

They were charged with corrupt practices linked to the Sharif family's ownership of luxury flats in London. Moreover, the workers showered rose petals on the convoy of Nawaz Sharif as it left the prison premises. Mushahidullah Khan, a close aide to Sharif. "This is a triumph of justice", said Sharif ally and former Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif w...

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  • Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation should not probe allegations against top court pick
Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation should not probe allegations against top court pick

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been accused of sex assault by a professor. "It's a process, speaking for all of the Republicans, we want to give everybody a chance to say what they want to say". "I'm not concerned about tanking the nomination", he said. Some Republicans pointed to the decades between the alleged ...

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  • Donald Trump would accept 'a little delay' on Brett Kavanaugh
Donald Trump would accept 'a little delay' on Brett Kavanaugh

Chuck Grassley of Iowa, was trying to arrange separate, follow-up calls with Kavanaugh and Ford, but just for aides to Grassley and Sen. " She will agree to participate in any proceedings that she's asked to participate in". As one of only a handful of GOP women in the Senate and a key undecided vote on Kavanaugh's nomination, Collins' views may ...

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  • Trump meets with Poland's president at White House
Trump meets with Poland's president at White House

Duda and Trump held a joint press conference from the White House on Tuesday following discussions about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and worldwide defense across Europe . base in that country, but added that Poland "would pay the United States". Trump said he agreed with Duda's arguments that Russian actions, especially the seizure of par...

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  • China strikes $60 billion of U.S. goods in widening trade war
China strikes $60 billion of U.S. goods in widening trade war

Trump's move means that America will now have tariffs on roughly half of its imports from China (which totalled over $500bn last year). He also threatened to go after all Chinese goods. Earlier this month, Apple wrote a letter to the U.S. Trade Representative . However, some products that help computer networks operate, such as routers, rema...

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  • 'Impeachment is hell,' ex-Clinton investigator Ken Starr cautions about Trump
'Impeachment is hell,' ex-Clinton investigator Ken Starr cautions about Trump

Prosecutors at his earlier trial in Virginia detailed elaborate expenses such as a $21,000 watch, a $15,000 jacket made of ostrich leather and more than $6 million worth of real estate paid for in cash. Manafort's conviction in Alexandria, Virginia, last month was at a trial arising from Mueller's investigation. Paul Manafort has worn many ...

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  • Graham willing to hear Kavanaugh accuser
Graham willing to hear Kavanaugh accuser

During all that time, " they did not raise it", he said in a Senate floor speech. "To do better, the 2018 Senate Judiciary Committee must demonstrate a clear understanding that sexual violence is a social reality to which elected representatives must respond, " she said.

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  • Israel to blame for downed plane: Russian Federation
Israel to blame for downed plane: Russian Federation

When asked for comment about Monday's attack, an Israeli military spokeswoman said Israel did not comment on foreign reports. An Ilyushin Il-20 "Coot" surveillance aircraft of the Russian Aerospace Force (VKS) was accidentally shot down by Syrian forces defending against an Israeli air raid on 17 September.

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  • ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use
ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use

Prince says there is no truth in the misconceptions that cannabis is harmful. SA's Constitutional Court has now handed down its own decision, which should be the final say in the matter: Forget 4/20, it looks like 9/18 will be a more significant number for South African smokers now.

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  • Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week
Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week

Sen. Kamala Harris, a top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee now in the throes of the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation process , says she believes the woman accusing Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when the two were high school students in the 1980's.

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  • Trump Readies Tariffs on $200 Billion More Chinese Goods
Trump Readies Tariffs on $200 Billion More Chinese Goods

Then last month, the escalating trade war moved up a gear when the U.S. brought in a 25 percent tax on a second wave of goods worth $16b. What's the likely impact from a US-China trade war? In a filing with the government, for instance, Giant Bicycles Inc.

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  • Donald Trump Jr mocks Kavanaugh sexual assault accusations with meme
Donald Trump Jr mocks Kavanaugh sexual assault accusations with meme

The most important of those voices was Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley of Iowa, who said Christine Blasey Ford , a California college professor, deserves to be heard after coming forward publicly with the allegation over the weekend.

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  • Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches
Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches

Even some Republicans, especially those in high-tax states where residents may be hurt by an extension of the limits on deducting state and local taxes, are reportedly anxious about voting for the package. Trump has also lost ground on several personal attributes, most notably perceptions of his honesty: Just 32% say they see the President as hones...

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  • Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm death toll
Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm death toll

He tweeted that it was only later that Democrats inflated the death toll to "really large numbers, like 3000" just to make him look bad. "3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico ... A study conducted by The Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University determined the death toll to be...

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  • Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Alleged Sexual Assault Victim Speaks Out
Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Alleged Sexual Assault Victim Speaks Out

Ford said the schoolmate jumped on top of them, which somehow allowed her to escape. Brett Kavanaugh will more than likely be our next Supreme Court Justice, despite obvious proof that he is unqualified and will work to dismantle civil liberties.

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  • Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge sets world record at Berlin marathon
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge sets world record at Berlin marathon

An ecstatic Kipchoge cut the tape with glee and excitement written all over his face, thumping his chest with both arms and letting out a scream that told just half the story of how much the record meant for him. "I lack the words to describe how I feel", said Kipchoge, whose winning margin over Amos Kipruto in second place was nearly five minute...

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  • Hurricane Helene ‘THREAT TO LIFE’ warning - United Kingdom to be hit on MONDAY
Hurricane Helene ‘THREAT TO LIFE’ warning - United Kingdom to be hit on MONDAY

September 12 update. The larger eye increases the storm's stability, "with the potential for some additional slow strengthening over the next 24 hours", Stacy Stewart, an NHC senior hurricane specialist, said in a Facebook Live update .

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  • 70 fires and explosions erupt in MA
70 fires and explosions erupt in MA

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera told WBZ: "What we know is that there are have been multiple explosions, multiple fires that are happening across the city". Two people, including a firefighter, sustained non-life-threatening injuries, said town spokesman John Guilfoil. Merrimack College, a private Catholic school in North Andover, instructed its staf...

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  • Trump Signs Executive Order to Sanction Foreigners Who Interfere in U.S
Trump Signs Executive Order to Sanction Foreigners Who Interfere in U.S

And after each election, the intelligence community will have 45 days to investigate whether there was an attempt at interference, followed by a Justice Department review. government will not tolerate interference of any kind and will use every tool at our disposal to protect our democratic process", she said. USA intelligence agencies concluded ...

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  • Skripal poisoning suspects are civilians, not criminals, says Putin
Skripal poisoning suspects are civilians, not criminals, says Putin

Skripal's niece Viktoria, who lives in Russia and often voices pro-Kremlin arguments on Russian television talk shows, told the Interfax news agency later on Wednesday that she knows "through her own sources" that the men identified as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov are "ordinary men" who are "shocked" by the accusations.

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  • Hatch, Lee rip Democrats' 'theatrics,' predict Kavanaugh confirmation
Hatch, Lee rip Democrats' 'theatrics,' predict Kavanaugh confirmation

Supreme Court nomination, as the senator admitted she wasn't swayed by a leaked 2003 email in which Kavanaugh said Roe v. Wade wasn't " settled law ". "We're moving right along", McConnell said during a radio interview in Kentucky ahead of the announcement. "I asked him: please make it fast. There was never anything like that", Miranda said.

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  • Indian Nuns: Arrest Rapist Bishop
Indian Nuns: Arrest Rapist Bishop

But the lower clergy in India have generally not broken ranks until now, when it is alleged that a bishop used his position to rape a nun repeatedly over a span of three years. Before the protests, which have been unfolding for two days, take on a life and velocity of their own, the Kerala government should hasten the due process in the matter.

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  • Trump Administration To Close Palestine Liberation Organization Office In D.C.
Trump Administration To Close Palestine Liberation Organization Office In D.C.

National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday made the unprecedented move of threatening the International Criminal Court if it follows through with investigations of alleged war crimes committed by USA troops and intelligence officials in Afghanistan.

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  • Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet United Nations envoy on Syria
Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet United Nations envoy on Syria

An influx of displaced people has roughly doubled the Idlib region's population to around 2.9 million people in recent years. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on Russian Federation and Iran to halt a looming "humanitarian disaster" in Idlib, saying Syrians there could not be left to the mercy of President Bashar al-A...

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  • Donald Trump's visit to Ireland CANCELLED due to 'scheduling reasons'
Donald Trump's visit to Ireland CANCELLED due to 'scheduling reasons'

But White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders later told reporters that no final decision had been made, suggesting the proposed visit could still yet happen. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar invited Mr Trump to Ireland during a meeting at the St Patrick's Day celebrations in Washington in March. He added that the Irish government disagreed with Trump admin...

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  • Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom passes away after battle with cancer
Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom passes away after battle with cancer

Nawaz had been at her husband's side throughout his decades-long political career, which saw him become prime minister of Pakistan three times while facing military coups, prison and exile. Her family was known for wrestling. The funeral prayers of Pakistan's former first lady will be offered at the Regent's Park mosque in central London.

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