• The FBI’s Investigation of Kavanaugh Was a Sham
The FBI’s Investigation of Kavanaugh Was a Sham

McConnell characterized those requests as part of an ongoing effort "to move the goal posts " on Kavanaugh's nomination by senators bent on delay. But Republican women, like Republican men, are overwhelmingly sticking with the nominee. Also on the ballot is Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska, who is campaigning for a second term. Protesters shouted...

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  • ‘Kind of appalling’: Republican senators criticize Trump for mocking Christine Blasey Ford
‘Kind of appalling’: Republican senators criticize Trump for mocking Christine Blasey Ford

Chants of "we want Kavanaugh" also echoed through the venue in MS as the president backed his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations. "I had one beer - that's the only thing I remember", Trump said. Trump, who was himself accused during the 2016 presidential race of sexual misconduct with numerous women, tried to ...

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  • Senators Spar Over FBI Probe of Kavanaugh, Trump Mocks His Accuser
Senators Spar Over FBI Probe of Kavanaugh, Trump Mocks His Accuser

Writing to the FBI , attorneys for Professor Christine Blasey Ford said it was "inconceivable" that the agency could conduct a thorough investigation without interviewing her. Kavanaugh's confirmation would consolidate conservative control of the Supreme Court , with disputes involving abortion rights, immigration, gay rights, voting rights and...

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  • Trump says he supports 'comprehensive' FBI Kavanaugh probe
Trump says he supports 'comprehensive' FBI Kavanaugh probe

Kavanaugh parried a question from Sen. "Remember her answer? Uh uh, uh, what?" U.S. President Donald Trump has a message for young men in the United States. As Republicans fight headwinds ahead of the November 6 midterm election, Trump sought to rally his supporters behind GOP Sen. A statement provided by Feinstein's office says she's made ...

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  • First Lady Melania Trump Greets Children in Ghana on Africa trip
First Lady Melania Trump Greets Children in Ghana on Africa trip

First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump , has arrived on the first of her four-leg trip to Africa. She also watched a nurse demonstrate how vitamins are administered to babies by mouth and toured the neonatal intensive care unit. Melania moved to the USA in 1996 to pursue her modelling career and became a USA citizen in 2006 after she marri...

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  • US, Canada, Mexico trade deal, USMCA, NAFTA details: dairy, auto, dispute resolution
US, Canada, Mexico trade deal, USMCA, NAFTA details: dairy, auto, dispute resolution

The relationship has been in neutral since then, though one senior Canadian official said there had been "increasingly positive" signs from China lately, and that the two countries were "working through" a template for a deal that China has in mind.

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  • Week Ahead: Kavanaugh FBI Investigation, NAFTA Deal And More
Week Ahead: Kavanaugh FBI Investigation, NAFTA Deal And More

GOP leadership is reportedly hopeful that the FBI will finish its investigation by Wednesday - it has been given a Friday deadline - to set up the process for the Senate to begin its floor votes on Kavanaugh's confirmation this week. Mr Flake said he would ensure it is a "real investigation" by the FBI as Democrats demanded that Mr Trump give...

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  • Shark attacks 13-year-old boy near San Diego
Shark attacks 13-year-old boy near San Diego

Encinitas Lifeguard captain Larry Giles said the 13-year-old boy suffered traumatic injuries, but he described it as a nonfatal attack. The boy was flown to hospital by helicopter with serious injuries to his upper body. Officials have not yet released details on the boy's status. However, he said that as a precaution, area beaches are closed f...

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  • Lindsey Graham: I will be in the National Basketball Association before Kavanaugh is convicted
Lindsey Graham: I will be in the National Basketball Association before Kavanaugh is convicted

Kavanaugh's nomination and the sexual abuse allegations of Ford and two other women (Deborah Ramirez and attorney Michael Avenatti's client, Julie Swetnick) have underscored the bitter partisan divide in the US, with most Republicans and supporters of President Donald Trump rallying around Kavanaugh despite those allegations and most Democrats op...

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  • 1 confirmed dead after plane crash in Pacific lagoon
1 confirmed dead after plane crash in Pacific lagoon

The airline further confirms that it is assisting the passengers with accommodation and other immediate needs, and will continue to provide assistance to them over the coming weeks. An Air Niugini plane floating in Pacific lagoon near Chuuk Airport in Weno, Federated States of Micronesia, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Business Insider has contacted Air N...

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  • Canada, US in last-minute NAFTA deal
Canada, US in last-minute NAFTA deal

Lighthizer, the presidents top negotiator. The deal will preserve a trade dispute settlement mechanism that Canada fought hard to maintain to protect its lumber industry and other sectors from USA anti-dumping tariffs , US and Canadian officials said.

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  • Canada refusing to make concessions on NAFTA
Canada refusing to make concessions on NAFTA

The comments, along with those from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday, suggest that the U.S. will begin to finalize its pact with Mexico while somehow continuing talks with Canada, and holding open the possibility of tucking the northern nation into the deal at a later date.

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  • Donald Trump praises ‘beautiful letters’ from Kim Jong
Donald Trump praises ‘beautiful letters’ from Kim Jong

So far, all three, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the North has not even agreed to define basic terms such as "denuclearisation", "verifiable", and "irreversible". The minister also said sanctions against his government only deepen the mistrust. But on Saturday, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho blamed United States sanctions...

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  • Tsunami kills hundreds in Indonesia's Sulawesi after natural disaster
Tsunami kills hundreds in Indonesia's Sulawesi after natural disaster

In December 2004, a massive magnitude 9.1 quake off Sumatra island in western Indonesia triggered a tsunami that killed 230,000 people in a dozen countries. At least 540 people had been badly injured as hospitals struggled to cope with the influx of casualties. There were also concerns over the whereabouts of hundreds of people who had been p...

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  • British opposition leader Corbyn to meet EU on Brexit
British opposition leader Corbyn to meet EU on Brexit

Closing his party's conference in Liverpool , he challenged Theresa May to step aside and make way for Labour if she could not clinch a "sensible" Brexit . After losing the Conservatives' overall majority in the House of Commons in the snap election which she called in 2017, Mrs May is generally thought to be wary of taking the risk of going ...

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  • American Bar Association urges Senate to delay Kavanaugh vote
American Bar Association urges Senate to delay Kavanaugh vote

The Washington Post via Getty Images Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh's testimony was not enough, legal expert Alan Dershowitz said . For his part, Kavanaugh testified he was "100 percent certain" none of the alleged incidents of sexual misconduct occurred. The hearing kicks off at 10 AM ET and Ford is first up.

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  • MADURO TO USA: Venezuela's Socialist President Jets to NYC as Citizens Starve
MADURO TO USA: Venezuela's Socialist President Jets to NYC as Citizens Starve

President Trump said he wants the best for the country as well as the people there, adding, the US will always stand with its allies. "We are continuing to designate loyalists who enable Maduro to solidify his hold on the military and the government while the Venezuelan people suffer, " Treasury Secretary Steven T.

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  • Air Niugini 737 overruns runway and ends up in the ocean
Air Niugini 737 overruns runway and ends up in the ocean

It is reported that the plane was arriving from Pohnpei, another Micronesian island, and was bound for Port Moresby in Papua New Guinea. "So far, we don't know why they went down". Photos posted on social media showed the plane half submerged. The airline did not detail what caused the accident, which occurred at about 9:30am (2330 GMT Thursday).

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  • Lawyers For Brett Kavanaugh's Alleged Victims Were Uncooperative, Claims Grassley
Lawyers For Brett Kavanaugh's Alleged Victims Were Uncooperative, Claims Grassley

She says that she sent a letter detailing the allegations to Sen. As with the allegations by two previous accusers, the latest incidents are alleged to have occurred decades ago. "You have replace advice and consent with search and destroy", he said. No. 2 Senate GOP leader John Cornyn said the Judiciary panel had asked for interviews and inf...

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  • Trump accuses China of 2018 election meddling
Trump accuses China of 2018 election meddling

After Trump, French President Emanuel Macron said that a "serious crisis of confidence" has emerged after US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. The administration says China is hurting farmers and workers in pro-Trump states and districts. Donald Trump , whose political ascent has been full of firsts, y...

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  • Dr. Ford testified before 17 male senators and just four women
Dr. Ford testified before 17 male senators and just four women

President Donald Trump , who is in NY attending the annual UN General Assembly session, came out in support of his Supreme Court nominee and slammed Avenatti . But ever since she came out into the open with her claims, things have not been very favorable for her. Ford's accusations were followed by allegations by Deborah Ramirez , who said Kav...

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  • Salisbury suspect a Russian colonel who was likely personally honoured by Putin
Salisbury suspect a Russian colonel who was likely personally honoured by Putin

There was no immediate comment from Moscow on Bellingcat's latest claim. Russian Federation denies any involvement in the poisoning, and the two men have said they were merely tourists who had flown to London for fun and visited Salisbury to see its cathedral.

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  • Democrat senator files lawsuit in attempt to block Brett Kavanaugh nomination
Democrat senator files lawsuit in attempt to block Brett Kavanaugh nomination

Reuters was not immediately able to verify the substance of the woman's allegation. "She admits time lapses". "This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone ". The committee will be voting on whether to recommend Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate. USA Today obtained and published five pages that the Kavanaugh team submitted Tuesday...

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  • Kavanaugh defenders have ‘reasons for concern’ - including ‘criminal liability’: Harvard law professor
Kavanaugh defenders have ‘reasons for concern’ - including ‘criminal liability’: Harvard law professor

Cooper first asked Clune about reports that it took Ramirez six days, after speaking to the New Yorker , before she felt confidant naming Kavanaugh as the man who assaulted her. An estimated 300 law school students donned black clothing and crowded the law school's halls in protest. "And that's all they're willing to say", Kennedy reportedly added...

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  • At UN, Trump accuses China of ‘attempting to interfere’ with 2018 elections
At UN, Trump accuses China of ‘attempting to interfere’ with 2018 elections

China has responded to Mr. Trump's tariffs by targeting higher duties on USA farm exports, hitting especially hard at Mr. Trump's GOP base in Midwestern and southern states. He did not mention previously reported efforts by Russian Federation to interfere with the midterms. Mr Trump said China did not want his Republican party to do well in ...

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