• Trump, at Kansas rally, praises Kavanaugh, slams Democrats
Trump, at Kansas rally, praises Kavanaugh, slams Democrats

Trump said on Saturday he was "100 percent" certain that Ford named the wrong person when she accused Kavanaugh. Sen. Patrick Leahy, Vermont Democrat, was in the Senate for Anita Hill's testimony against Justice Clarence Thomas over sexual harassment in the early 1990s, and said the treatment of these latest allegations shows little has changed.

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  • US, Chinese unease as Putin seeks India arms deals
US, Chinese unease as Putin seeks India arms deals

Huge investment opportunities are there in areas including metro rail construction, Sagarmala (a port-led development project), roads, Modi said while addressing businesses of both the countries at India-Russia Business Summit in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin .

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  • PM Modi, Vladimir Putin discuss strategic issues over one-on-one dinner
PM Modi, Vladimir Putin discuss strategic issues over one-on-one dinner

The US pressure on India (as well as on China, on Turkey and on other countries with a desire to buy Russian weapons) has at least two aspects. Sources told ET that the $5.2-billion deal for five regiments of S-400 air-defence shield has received top-level clearances and would be signed at the Modi-Putin summit.

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  • May’s moves: How the papers reacted to Dancing Queen
May’s moves: How the papers reacted to Dancing Queen

No, what Theresa May is doing while the stage for her speech to close the Conservative Party Conference - to the dulcet sounds of ABBA's Dancing Queen - is walking in an ostentatious yet casual manner, typically with exaggerated movements of the hips and shoulders.

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  • White House defends Trump after he mocks Kavanaugh sex assault accuser
White House defends Trump after he mocks Kavanaugh sex assault accuser

Several people with information related to the allegations against Kavanaugh have said they have tried in vain to speak with the FBI , which is due to wrap up its investigation this week. Trump limited the investigation to no more than a week. There's one stipulation though: only one copy of report is being made available to the senators and e...

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  • Britons facing European Union tourism fee post-Brexit
Britons facing European Union tourism fee post-Brexit

It was seen as a crucial moment for her as she faces mounting criticism over stalled Brexit negotiations, with senior party figures calling for her to change her plans. She said there could be "no return to the uncontrolled borrowing of the past", but added: "The British people need to know that the end is in sight".

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  • US Crude Oil Price Set to Stabilize at Higher Levels
US Crude Oil Price Set to Stabilize at Higher Levels

Trump told a campaign rally in the US state of MS on Tuesday night. "You have to pay for your military, you have to pay.'" Whether or not he actually said this to the King is questionable, but the fact that he appears to be insulting the Saudi monarchy in public offers more evidence that he wants them to lower oil prices from today's highs.

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  • Trump Blasts Kavanaugh Accuser's Story, 'Sleazebag Lawyer' Avenatti at MS Rally
Trump Blasts Kavanaugh Accuser's Story, 'Sleazebag Lawyer' Avenatti at MS Rally

The US president said he believed his Supreme Court nominee would eventually be "positively voted on". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has vowed that the Senate will vote on Kavanaugh this week. He added: "My whole life, I've heard you're innocent until proven guilty". "What his handsome children are going through is not desc...

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  • Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats
Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

But the official denied the move was "punitive" or an "attack", saying it was needed to ensure compliance with the Supreme Court decision to legalise same sex marriage in 2015. "Either they will have to get married or find some means to come separately and get married here at City Hall", he said. After year's end, the Trump administration expects...

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  • Stephen Colbert Has 1 Painfully Awkward Question For Brett Kavanaugh
Stephen Colbert Has 1 Painfully Awkward Question For Brett Kavanaugh

On Monday, his lawyer Barbara "Biz" Van Gelder said he had been interviewed "but his interview has not been completed". Also Tuesday, an attorney for another accuser, Deborah Ramirez , said he's seen no indication that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has reached out to any of the 20 people who Ramirez told them may be able to corroborate her...

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  • Seoul says North Korea has 20-60 nuclear weapons
Seoul says North Korea has 20-60 nuclear weapons

Experts believe the South Korean and USA militaries had planted about 1 to 1.2 million landmines south of the DMZ, which measures 250 kilometers in length and 4 kilometers in width. North Korea, South Korea and the US have not signed the 1997 worldwide treaty banning landmines. The commentary Tuesday by the North's official news agency said a dec...

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  • Police questioned Kavanaugh after bar fight in 1985
Police questioned Kavanaugh after bar fight in 1985

A 21-year-old man accused Kavanaugh of throwing ice on him "for some unknown reason", according to the report obtained by the Times . Kavanaugh's former Yale classmate Charles "Chad" Ludington said Kavanaugh had "mischaracterized" his college drinking in his testimony before the Senate Judiciary committee last week, which is now looking into...

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  • FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation
FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation

Christine Blasey Ford testified last week before the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh assaulted her at a party in 1982 when they were both in high school. During a Boston appearance earlier in the day, Flake also vowed to ensure the FBI conducts "a real investigation" into the allegations against Kavanaugh.

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  • F-35B jet crashes in SC
F-35B jet crashes in SC

On the same day, the U.S. military said it carried out its first operation with the plane in Afghanistan. Images on social media show a plume of black smoke rising above what users said was a crash site. Stephenson said Saturday morning that flight operations at the air station will continue as normal Saturday and that the 2nd Marine Aircraft...

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  • Earthquake And Tsunami Death Toll Rises To Over 800 In Indonesia
Earthquake And Tsunami Death Toll Rises To Over 800 In Indonesia

The head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency Muhammad Syaugi told local online media Detik.com that he could hear people calling out from the collapsed eight-story Roa-Roa Hotel in Palu . Indonesian President Joko Widodo toured Palu on Sunday. More than 350 people have been declared injured. "There was no time to save ourselves".

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  • California to see rain from cyclone remnants, Pacific storm
California to see rain from cyclone remnants, Pacific storm

Cooler waters and drier air will continue to weaken the storm as it travels over northern Mexico and hits the southwestern portion of the state. Rosa had maximum sustained winds of 70 mph (110 kph) Sunday evening and was centered about 235 miles (380 kilometers) southwest of Punta Eugenia in Mexico.

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  • Typhoon Trami pounds Japan, dozens injured
Typhoon Trami pounds Japan, dozens injured

A woman in her 60s went missing in Miyazaki Prefecture, southern Kyushu, after being washed away in an irrigation ditch, local police said. Weather conditions forced Japanese airlines to cancel at least 386 flights to and from Naha Airport in Okinawa, public broadcaster NHK reported .

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation has contacted Deborah Ramirez about sexual assault allegations by Brett Kavanaugh
Federal Bureau of Investigation has contacted Deborah Ramirez about sexual assault allegations by Brett Kavanaugh

The President also said that having the FBI conduct a thorough investigation could be "a blessing in disguise" and predicted that the agency would have the probe done in less than a week. She said Kavanaugh and Judge were "extremely inebriated. and the other people at the party were not". If all Democrats vote against Kavanaugh , two Republicans...

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  • Canada's Freeland Postpones UN Speech With Nafta Talks Under Way
Canada's Freeland Postpones UN Speech With Nafta Talks Under Way

President Donald Trump in NY, according to a report by CTV on Wednesday night. The commercial treaty Nafta , which binds the three countries since 1994, is regularly criticized by Donald Trump, who accuses him of having caused the loss of millions of american jobs, especially in the automotive sector.

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  • Republicans sideline veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford
Republicans sideline veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford

Senate Republicans have tapped Rachel Mitchell, an Arizona prosecutor specializing in sex crimes, to question professor Christine Blasey Ford about her claim that she was sexually assaulted in the 1980s by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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  • Indonesia natural disaster: Hundreds dead in Palu quake and tsunami
Indonesia natural disaster: Hundreds dead in Palu quake and tsunami

The Head of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), Willem Rampangilei, told reporters in Sulawesi late on Saturday rescuers were struggling in their hunt for more victims as the death toll in Palu had reached 420. As of yesterday, at least 405 people have died, including a young air traffic controller (ATC) who stayed behind to guide t...

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  • Embarrassed India blames Pakistan for cancellation of peace talks
Embarrassed India blames Pakistan for cancellation of peace talks

Who hosts 132 @UN designated terrorists & patronises 22 entities sanctioned under @UN Security Council 1267 & 1988 resolution regimes? "Let me recollect, for Pakistan's new government, the outpouring of sorrow and pain in India that followed massacre of innocent children in 14", India at the UNGA .

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  • Tropical Storm Kirk Heads Straight for the Eastern Caribbean
Tropical Storm Kirk Heads Straight for the Eastern Caribbean

Nurse said heavier rains were expected as the day progressed, and it may become necessary to issue a flood watch or warning. On the forecast track, the center will move over the Lesser Antilles within the Tropical Storm Warning area Thursday night.

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  • High drama in Senate for pivotal Kavanaugh-Ford showdown
High drama in Senate for pivotal Kavanaugh-Ford showdown

In written testimony released Wednesday, Kavanaugh said, "I categorically and unequivocally deny the allegation against me by Dr. Ford". "When I look at what's happened to the reputation of a great gentleman - a great intellect, a brilliant man, somebody that has a chance to be one of our great Supreme Court justices in history - intellectually...

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  • Key passages from Julie Swetnick's declaration alleging sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh
Key passages from Julie Swetnick's declaration alleging sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh

Particular attention has been brought to the fact that Swetnick must have attended high-school parties, where presumably she saw Kavanaugh, when already in college. "We demand an immediate FBI investigation into the allegations", Avenatti said. "I became the victim of one of these "gang" or "train" rapes where Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh w...

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"We searched everywhere": 911 call released on missing Gastonia 6-year-old

Hundreds of people have mobilized in Gastonia in the search for an autistic six-year-old boy who went missing on Saturday. A neighbor told FOX 46 that his tip helped authorities locate the body believed to be that of 6-year-old Maddox Ritch .

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  • After a historic Senate hearing, what comes next for Brett Kavanaugh?
After a historic Senate hearing, what comes next for Brett Kavanaugh?

Hanafin then ran the results of Ford's two "no" responses through three separate scoring algorithms, including one developed by Johns Hopkins University. They later announced that they still meant to vote Friday on Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh is now a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

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  • Ford testimony 'credible,' a 'disaster for Republicans'
Ford testimony 'credible,' a 'disaster for Republicans'

U.S. president Donald Trump has acknowledged that past accusations of sexual misconduct against him have influenced the way he views similar allegations against other men, including his Supreme Court nominee. The group issued the statement after Christine Blasey Ford , the California professor who has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting...

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  • Kavanaugh's accuser has four people to back up her claims
Kavanaugh's accuser has four people to back up her claims

Kavanaugh has denied the allegation - as well as another by Deborah Ramirez , who said Kavanaugh exposed himself at a party in college. In testimony prepared for Thursday's Senate hearing, Kavanaugh acknowledges drinking in high school with his friends, but says he's never done anything "remotely resembling" the sexual misconduct alleged by...

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  • Russian spy poisoning suspect was honoured by Putin
Russian spy poisoning suspect was honoured by Putin

Earlier this month, Britain accused Russia of "lies and blatant fabrications" after the suspects appeared on Russian television to insist they were visiting Salisbury for its cathedral. The group eventually tracked down Chepiga's passport file, dated 2003, with a picture bearing a strong resemblance to Boshirov. The Telegraph has reported Che...

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  • Trump says he may delay Rosenstein meeting
Trump says he may delay Rosenstein meeting

There had been widespread speculation that Trump would fire Rosenstein since Friday when a New York Times report said that in 2017 Rosenstein had suggested secretly recording the president and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke a constitutional amendment to remove him from office.

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  • Yale Law Students Stage Sit-In to Protest Brett Kavanaugh
Yale Law Students Stage Sit-In to Protest Brett Kavanaugh

Ramirez was also represented by former Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett , but Garnett said in an email he will be transitioning off the case as Clune and Washington, D.C. Ford and Ms. Ramirez who should be dismissed with slanderous accusations", he said . This incident allegedly took place during a high school party, in suburban Wa...

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  • Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, but strikes down Section 57
Supreme Court upholds constitutional validity of Aadhaar, but strikes down Section 57

Patra said. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra held that while Aadhaar would remain mandatory for filing of IT returns and allotment of Permanent Account Number (PAN), it would not be mandatory to link Aadhaar to bank accounts and the telecom service providers can not seek its linking for mobile connections.

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  • US putting 'knife to its neck', hard to proceed on trade: China
US putting 'knife to its neck', hard to proceed on trade: China

The White Paper minimized the threat China's high tech industry poses to the US, clarifying that most of China's exports are low-end or middle-end consumer goods and finished products assembled in China. If the President will continue the escalation of the conflict, the USA tariffs will cover all imported a year ago from China products. Sever...

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  • Trump attacks second Kavanaugh accuser
Trump attacks second Kavanaugh accuser

In a break from convention, the outside lawyer, whose name was not released, will question Ford and Kavanaugh on behalf of the committee's Republican senators, 11 white men. In fact, the people - other folks who were supposed to be able to corroborate these - this allegation - we're talking about the one by Dr. Ford - is they've all come and said e...

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  • Huge US-China punitive tariffs take effect
Huge US-China punitive tariffs take effect

The latest escalation in the US-China trade war came after China cancelled further trade talks with Washington. Chinese products hit with fresh USA duties include everything from vacuum cleaners to internet-enabled devices, while U.S. Chinese leaders have announced changes this year including tariff cuts and plans to end ownership limits in their...

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  • Russian Federation to provide Syria with new S-300 air defence missiles
Russian Federation to provide Syria with new S-300 air defence missiles

The Israeli aircraft then continued to patrol the area off the Syrian coast, the radar data shows, refuting the claims by the Israeli Defense Forces that their planes had already returned to Israeli airspace at the moment of the incident. The Syrian military had been trying to target four Israeli jets that were conducting raids near the Mediterrane...

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  • Maldives president Yameen concedes election defeat in statement
Maldives president Yameen concedes election defeat in statement

With Yameen cracking down on the opposition - jailing or forcing into exile nearly all his potential rivals, including Nasheed, who was exiled first in the United Kingdom and then in Sri Lanka - the responsibility of rallying the opposition fell to Solih.

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  • Officer accused in shooting death of neighbor fired by Dallas Police Dept.
Officer accused in shooting death of neighbor fired by Dallas Police Dept.

Guyger can appeal her termination, according to Hall's statement. Although she was charged with manslaughter for Jean's death, DA Faith Johnson said the grand jury could upgrade that charge. Guyger was hired in November 2013 and assigned the Southeast Patrol Division. But the victim's family disputed her account and said she had been attempting...

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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping Trump
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein denies that he proposed secretly taping Trump

After Trump used a memo he wrote as justification for firing former FBI Director James Comey , Rosenstein reportedly told people that he was afraid he'd been used, according to a report in the Times in June. At one point in the May 16 discussions, another senior Justice Department official remarked that it was insane that they were engaged in ...

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