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White House: Ford's Lawyers Have Not Reached Agreement on Hearing

White House: Ford's Lawyers Have Not Reached Agreement on Hearing

Lawyer for Kavanaugh's accuser provides letter to Senate Judiciary Committee; Garrett Tenney reports. A possible witness who Ford said was at the party where Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted her said...

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Pakistan denounces attack on Iranian military parade

Pakistan denounces attack on Iranian military parade

General Assembly in NY. The president of Iran has labelled the USA a "bully" after an attack on a military parade where at least 29 people were killed. Initially, authorities described the ass...

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US Top Court Nominee Accuser Agrees To Testify On Sex Assault Allegation

US Top Court Nominee Accuser Agrees To Testify On Sex Assault Allegation

But attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford say in a letter to the committee's Republican majority that they want to set up a time later Saturday to keep discussing terms of Ford's appearance. If the ...

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China, Russia warn USA of consequences over sanctions

China, Russia warn USA of consequences over sanctions

On Thursday, the United States slapped sanctions on China's military Equipment Development Department (EDD) after Beijing bought 10 Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets and S-400 missiles from Russian blac...

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Uganda's pop star MP Robert Kyagulanyi 'taken away' by security officers

Uganda's pop star MP Robert Kyagulanyi 'taken away' by security officers

He had sought treatment in the USA for injuries allegedly sustained during state torture, which Uganda's government denies. Staff at JKIA were excited as they scampered for a photo with the youthful...

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Senate Republicans to propose Wednesday hearing for Kavanaugh, accuser

Senate Republicans to propose Wednesday hearing for Kavanaugh, accuser

The timetable brought cries of protest from Democrats, who have called on the FBI to investigate the allegations made by Christine Blasey Ford, a professor from California, and to expand the number of...

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McConnell says Kavanaugh ‘will be’ on court soon

McConnell says Kavanaugh ‘will be’ on court soon

First, the Democrats claimed that Republicans didn't want to hear from the accuser of Judge Brett Kavanaugh . Ford has alleged that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her decades ago when they were hig...

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Shark attacks 12 year old girl in Australia

Shark attacks 12 year old girl in Australia

Rescuers were called to Cid Harbour at Whitsunday Island, near the Great Barrier Reef, and found the girl with leg injuries. The girl, who was with her father and sister when she was attacked, was g...

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'No-deal Brexit unless European Union softens position on border'

Mrs May attended a crucial meeting with her European counterparts in Salzburg this week during which she planned to promote her Brexit deal. In a statement at Downing Street, Mrs May said European...

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PM Imran Khan invites Saudi king and crown prince to visit Pakistan

PM Imran Khan invites Saudi king and crown prince to visit Pakistan

Following a letter from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi regarding the resumption of talks, the Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday confirmed a meeti...

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Several People Slashed, Including 3 Infants, At Day Care In Queens

Several People Slashed, Including 3 Infants, At Day Care In Queens

Crews removed four other children from the home for observation. The victims and their assailant were rushed to a hospital, where one of the girls was listed in serious condition. The injured man ...

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Christine Blasey Ford statement on Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault hearing

Christine Blasey Ford statement on Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault hearing

Grassley, a Republican, sent a letter on Wednesday to Ford's lawyers giving her until 10 a.m. (1400 GMT) on Friday to submit prepared testimony if she meant to show up on Monday. Ford said that ...

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Typhoon Mangkhut toll reaches 74 in Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut toll reaches 74 in Philippines

The mighty winds broke glasses of commercial buildings, brought down materials from under-construction buildings, uprooted trees and blocked roads. Fierce winds have already torn off roofs, smashed ...

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Pakistan court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter Mariam

Pakistan court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter Mariam

Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law were released from prison on Wednesday, hours after a top court suspended their sentences in a major corruption case t...

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Born Afghan refugees to be granted nationality

Born Afghan refugees to be granted nationality

Apart from luxury cars, the government, facing huge debts and liabilities, plans to auction eight buffaloes kept by deposed and jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif at the PM House for his "gastr...

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'Fort Trump'? Polish President urges United States to consider opening base

'Fort Trump'? Polish President urges United States to consider opening base

Trump says that he's considering the idea and that Poland has offered more than $2 billion to the U.S.to pay for such an effort. Polish President Andrzej Duda asked Trump for a permanent USA base...

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Active Shooter Reported Near Madison, Wisconsin

Active Shooter Reported Near Madison, Wisconsin

Emergency responders descended on the structure in Middleton, which houses Esker Software and WTS Paradigm, at around 10:30 a.m. following reports of a shooter there, according to the Wisconsin Sta...

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Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI Investigation

The accusations have roiled a confirmation process that once seemed smooth for Kavanaugh, who if confirmed could consolidate the conservative grip on the top USA court. On Tuesday, Sen. Dianne Feinste...

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Trump introduces new duties for China

Trump introduces new duties for China

If imposed, those tariffs would bring the total imports from China subject to penalties to more than $500 billion. Trump has already levied duties on Dollars 50 billion worth of Chinese goods ba...

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Syria intercepts missiles headed for Latakia: State media

The fate of the 14 people on board the missing plane is unknown, and a rescue operation has been organised out of the Hmeymim base, the Russian defence ministry said. The fate of those on board is sti...

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Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North - pool report

Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North - pool report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold their third meeting this year in Pyongyang next week, when it is hoped they can help resolve a diplomatic impasse bet...

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Storm Helene: Met Office issues weather warning for Norfolk | Weather

Storm Helene: Met Office issues weather warning for Norfolk | Weather

But the Met Office says Helene could be heading east towards the south-western corners of the United Kingdom, with the tip of Ireland among the worst affected. "The strongest of the winds will arriv...

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Trump says response to Puerto Rico storm underappreciated

Trump says response to Puerto Rico storm underappreciated

President Donald Trump continued to insist Wednesday that his administration did a "great job" in responding to Hurricane Maria , which left almost 3,000 people dead, as Hurricane Florence rolls to...

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Clean sweep for Kenya at Berlin marathon as Kipchoge smashes World record

Clean sweep for Kenya at Berlin marathon as Kipchoge smashes World record

You are our heroes. The Newspaper added: "When Kipchoge actually enters a race, he sends ripples through the field before his races even begin". Kipchoge's run was the biggest improvement on the m...

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Israeli army strikes 2 Hamas posts along Gaza Strip

Israeli army strikes 2 Hamas posts along Gaza Strip

A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli at a shopping mall in the occupied West Bank on Sunday before an armed civilian shot and wounded the assailant, Israeli police and medical officials said . ...

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Paul Manafort pleads guilty, will co-operate with special counsel

Paul Manafort pleads guilty, will co-operate with special counsel

He was convicted last month of eight financial crimes in a separate trial in Virginia. Westling agreed in court that the mistried counts in Virginia will be dropped with Manafort's admission of gu...

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Here's What the New US Strategy in Syria Means For Russia

Here's What the New US Strategy in Syria Means For Russia

Delegations from the three countries will be in Geneva on Tuesday to meet the UN's Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura . "Every day, I need water, hay and bran to feed them". "It's just not my style", M...

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Skripal suspects interview 'lies' and an 'insult' - Downing Street

Skripal suspects interview 'lies' and an 'insult' - Downing Street

The two men surfaced a day after President Vladimir Putin said Russian Federation had located Petrov and Boshirov, but that there was nothing special or criminal about them. But yesterday the pair...

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Manafort makes deal with Mueller to avoid another trial

Manafort makes deal with Mueller to avoid another trial

According to court documents, he has agreed to plead guilty on Friday to two criminal counts in the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller . The criminal information received reduced seven...

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Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane latest death toll

Trump rejects Puerto Rico hurricane latest death toll

Hurricane Maria killed 2,975 people in Puerto Rico , a long-awaited independent investigation by George Washington University into the 2017 storm concluded last month . We should all have done ...

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