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Ford has asked me to let you know that she appreciates the various options you have suggested". Bush - a Republican who had nominated Thomas and wanted to confirm him - agreed. Asked if he would ask the FBI to open a deeper investigation, Trump said he was content to "let the senators do it". Cristina King Miranda, who posted on Facebook Tuesday that she'd heard rumors of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's alleged attack on a classmate, was already backtracking on her ...
  • Cody Wilson, man behind Defense Distributed, charged with having sex with minor

    Cody Wilson, man behind Defense Distributed, charged with having sex with minor

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    In an August 27 interview with police, the teenager said she had exchanged messages with a man using the screen name "Sanjuro" on SugarDaddyMeet.com, according to a police affidavit. " That's why we have the courtroom and attorneys ", Officer said. Cody Wilson , the Little Rock native who burst into national prominence by his plans for printing plastic guns, has been arrested for sexual assault in Texas .
  • Theresa May tells Varadkar crucial Brexit negotiations can not be concluded by October

    Theresa May tells Varadkar crucial Brexit negotiations can not be concluded by October

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    Warm words would have been enough. In a front-page leader, The Sun calls the European Union chiefs "mobsters" who made a "cack-handed attempt" to sign Britain up to an unacceptable Brussels deal. European Union leaders will meet again at a formal summit in October, which Tusk called "the moment of truth " for Brexit negotiations. "It was clear today that we need substantial progress by October and that we then aim to finalise everything in November", Merkel said.
  • NY nursery stabbing as multiple children knifed in Queens

    NY nursery stabbing as multiple children knifed in Queens

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    Friday. The man was a father to a child at the daycare. Among the three children injured were two girls and one boy - all infants, authorities said. They say she was found in the basement of the day care centre with her left wrist slashed, which was self-inflicted. She was reportedly being treated at a hospital for a non-life-threatening wound.
  • Heavy Security, Arrests as Ugandan Pop Star to Come Home

    Heavy Security, Arrests as Ugandan Pop Star to Come Home

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    Residents of Magere in Wakiso District broke into celebrations after Bobi Wine was eventually driven to home by security forces at around 2.50pm on Thursday afternoon. Barbie Kyagulani says soon after landing at Entebbe, security surrounded him and took him away; they were not sure where they took him to. "He [Bobi Wine] will only be received by his close family members at the airport after; he will be escorted to his home".
  • EU Chief Says U.K. Prime Minister's Brexit Proposal 'Won't Work'

    EU Chief Says U.K. Prime Minister's Brexit Proposal 'Won't Work'

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    An emergency summit on Brexit proposed for November 17-18 will only happen as a "punchline to effective negotiations", Tusk said. They've spent two days in Salzburg trying to do just that, but with things at a standstill, each side tried to ramp up pressure on the other.
  • B.C. firefighters battle a fire tornado

    B.C. firefighters battle a fire tornado

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    And beyond just having to fight a "normal" fire, crews in this video contend with what Schidlowsky refers to as a fire "tornado ". The incident she adds, "is definitely a first". The fire, which peaked at 20,800 hectares, is still burning, but is classified as "being held", meaning officials don't expect it to grow any larger.
  • Venezuelans left to choke over Maduro's celebrity lunch

    Venezuelans left to choke over Maduro's celebrity lunch

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    Gokce, better known as Salt Bae , attained meme glory a year ago when he released a video of himself cutting and salting a steak. "We shared a meal in a famous restaurant". The crisis began after a 2014 crash in the price of oil, which accounts for 96 percent of Venezuela's revenue, causing shortages of foreign capital that was exacerbated by the government printing money.
  • Kavanaugh Accuser Open To Testifying About Sexual Assault Allegations

    Kavanaugh Accuser Open To Testifying About Sexual Assault Allegations

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    Kavanaugh is accused of sexually assaulting Dr. Christine Blasey Ford at a party while the two of them were in high school. Flake wavered when Ford requested an FBI investigation of her claims before appearing in front of Congress. And that is bad news for Kavanaugh's chances at confirmation. Democrats have objected to the deadline, not wanting to let the hearing degenerate into Kavanaugh's word against Ford's.
  • France far-right leader ordered to undergo psychiatric tests

    France far-right leader ordered to undergo psychiatric tests

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    The court order, which Le Pen also tweeted , was dated to September 11. The images showed the bodies of people who were executed by the Islamic State and included the decapitated body of USA reporter James Foley . Le Pen was placed under formal investigation in March on suspicion of disseminating violent images. "The argument that this is harassment by the judiciary does not hold water", says an official with the magistrates union.
  • Over 200 feared dead after ferry sinks in Tanzania's Lake Victoria

    Over 200 feared dead after ferry sinks in Tanzania's Lake Victoria

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    Tanzania's Electrical, Mechanical and Services Agency (TEMESA), which operates ferry services, said the boat, known as MV Nyerere, sank on Thursday afternoon in Ukurewe district Mwanza region. Theresia Mwami, a spokesperson for the national ferry services operator TEMESA, said that maintenance had been carried out on the ferry in recent months, with two engines overhauled.
  • Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting

    Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting

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    He said no law enforcement officers fired shots at the scene. The suspect used a single handgun, the sheriff said, and no officers fired any shots at the scene. He called 911 from a bathroom before helping colleagues wrap the man's blood-soaked jeans above his injury to cut off blood flow. The man police say is responsible had harassed the newspapers' employees for years over an article about criminal stalking charges against him, the Baltimore Sun reported.
  • Russia claims fresh 'proof' Ukraine downed flight MH17

    Russia claims fresh 'proof' Ukraine downed flight MH17

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    He said that the Russian Defense Ministry made an unprecedented decision to declassify formerly top secret documents registering the production and movement of the missile in question, which were presented at the news conference. "Among a barrage of complaints, one phrase says unless the restrictions are respected "we'll f***ing f**k up another Malaysian Boeing", the news portal wrote.
  • Shark attack in Whitsundays leaves woman, 46, critical

    Shark attack in Whitsundays leaves woman, 46, critical

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    The 46-year-old mum was saved by an emergency department doctor who was in a nearby boat in the area. A QAS spokeswoman said the paramedic, from Hamilton Island, hopped on board a Water Police vessel and was taken to Cid Harbour. While parts of the area has shark nets in place, they don't necessarily provide an impenetrable barrier between swimmers and sharks. The rescue helicopter, which Mr Doherty says was already in the air when the attack happened, took her to Mackay Base Hospital.
  • Korean Leaders Take Diplomacy to New Heights

    Korean Leaders Take Diplomacy to New Heights

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    North Korea's pledge at a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang drew an enthusiastic response from Mr Trump , even though some United States officials and experts fear a ploy to weaken Washington's resolve and its alliance with Seoul .
  • GOP pushing forward for Kavanaugh, accuser wants 'fairness'

    GOP pushing forward for Kavanaugh, accuser wants 'fairness'

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    Susan Collins has suggested she will vote for Kavanaugh unless Ford testifies. A look at what she is saying and how top lawmakers are responding. It was thought that Ford had stated through her attorney Debra Katz that she was willing to testify publicly before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding her allegations, but the conditions have changed.
  • Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe

    Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe

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    The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant used by the FBI to monitor short-term campaign volunteer Carter Page's communications has been at the center of the controversy since evidence surfaced during the House Intelligence Committee's investigation on Russian Federation revealed that the unverified dossier compiled by former British spy, Christopher Steele, was the main body of evidence used by the bureau to obtain the warrant.
  • PM Imran assures nation will witness change in govt's first 100 days

    PM Imran assures nation will witness change in govt's first 100 days

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    Ties between India and Pakistan nose-dived following a spate of terror attacks on Indian military bases by Pakistan-based terror groups since January 2016. He said Pakistan's relationship with Riyadh and UAE saw a dip during the previous government. "China hopes the two countries can jointly stay committed to regional peace and development", he added.
  • Quinnipiac Poll: Cruz Leads O'Rourke by 9 Points

    Quinnipiac Poll: Cruz Leads O'Rourke by 9 Points

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    The finding suggests that O'Rourke has a shot at becoming the first Democrat to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate in a quarter century. "There should be 10 times as much money across all markets", said Albert Morales, a Fort Worth native who serves as senior political director for the left-leaning polling firm Latino Decisions.
  • European leaders pour scorn on British PM's Brexit plan

    European leaders pour scorn on British PM's Brexit plan

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    In a signal that the United Kingdom would not deviate from its course, Mrs May stressed there would not be a fresh vote on the Brexit process. German chancellor Angela Merkel said " substantial progress " was needed on the UK's withdrawal agreement by the next European Council meeting in October.
  • Woman stabbed while running was likely random target

    Woman stabbed while running was likely random target

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    Police say an avid runner who was killed in a residential neighborhood in the nation's capital after recently getting engaged was likely a random target. "We don't see crimes very much like this, even during the course of my career", Newsham said. "This is a very isolated instance", he said. "I'm sure that doesn't bring any level of comfort to the Martinez family".
  • GOP Lawmakers Laud Trump's Order to Declassify FISA Docs

    GOP Lawmakers Laud Trump's Order to Declassify FISA Docs

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    The order also applies to "all FBI reports of interviews with Bruce G. Ohr prepared in connection with the Russian Federation investigation" and "all text messages relating to the Russian Federation investigation, without redaction, of James Comey , Andrew McCabe, Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, and Bruce Ohr".
  • Korean leaders visit sacred volcano amid nuclear talks

    Korean leaders visit sacred volcano amid nuclear talks

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    Representatives of the White House and the US State Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Kim first proposed a second meeting with Trump after their unprecedented June summit in Singapore. While the president and his wife continued to stay in the North, Chairman Kim Jong-un's gift arrived here. Moon plans to return to South Korea later Thursday, as the leaders bask in the glow of the joint statement they settled Wednesday.
  • North Korea summit: Kim pledges nuclear cuts if Americans follow suit

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    President Moon will wrap up his final full day in Pyongyang, watching North Korea's spectacular "Mass Games" outdoor propaganda show. Kim wants Pompeo to visit Pyongyang so the two sides can resume talks over the regime's nuclear weapons, Moon said, noting that Kim is seeking "fast progress in denuclearization".
  • North Korea Still Keeping Nuclear Weapons, Says UN Envoy

    North Korea Still Keeping Nuclear Weapons, Says UN Envoy

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    She did not specify how many of those transfers were directly attributed to Russian Federation. It is also noted that North Korea increased the oil import from Russian Federation and China. Pompeo added that the United States was continuing to have "many conversations" with the North Koreans about "how to effectuate achieving all of the commitments made" at a June 12 summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un , the North Korean leader.
  • Trump Urged Spain to Build Wall Across Sahara

    Trump Urged Spain to Build Wall Across Sahara

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    The wall was one of Mr Trump's dominant campaign promises, but few believe building it along 2,000 miles of the U.S. border is realistic or feasible. It was unclear from the Spanish media whether Trump was speaking in jest when he made the purported comments.
  • Kim and Moon visit sacred mountain as historic summit wraps up

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in praised the North Korean offer. Both Kim and Moon wore black overcoats and black leather dress shoes, and they travelled to the top by cable vehicle. Chinese tourists take in the sight from a viewing platform overlooking the caldera of Mount Paektu near Samjiyon in North Korea. However, while containing several tantalizing offers, it appears to fall short of the major steps many in Washington had been looking for - such as a commitment by Pyongyang to ...
  • Russia Summons Israeli Envoy after Plane Downed in Syria

    Russia Summons Israeli Envoy after Plane Downed in Syria

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    In recent months Israel has increased its attacks in Syria against the regime or its ally Iran. He expressed condolences to the families of the victims, calling the accident a "tragedy for us all". The aircraft, which was on its way back to the Russian-run Hmeimim air base, disappeared from the radar on Monday night at a time when four Israeli F-16 fighters attacked targets in Syria's Latakia province.
  • Trump says he wants to hear from Kavanaugh accuser

    Trump says he wants to hear from Kavanaugh accuser

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    U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono didn't mince words Tuesday when discussing sex assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh - and how the Senate Judiciary Committee should handle them. Then-White House deputy press secretary Judy Smith said in a statement published by Newsday on October 6, 1991 , that Hill's allegations of harassment were "brought to the attention of the Judiciary Committee" on September 23 - a time frame that differs from Hill's account - and the committee ...
  • Death toll from Mangkhut hits 74 in the Philippines

    Death toll from Mangkhut hits 74 in the Philippines

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    But more than 300 were injured as buildings were rocked, windows smashed, coastal areas pounded by towering waves and more than 1,000 trees were felled. Mangkhut weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as it moved deeper into southern China yesterday, but leaving death and destruction in its wake, from Hong Kong to the Philippines.
  • 4 injured, shooter down in Wisconsin shooting

    4 injured, shooter down in Wisconsin shooting

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    Police set up a perimeter around the building, Madison.com reported . The city is about six miles north of Madison. Dane County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Elise Schaffer confirmed there is an "active shooter situation" and that the office is assisting Middleton Police with the response.
  • Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate

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    Trump blamed Democrats for the delay weeks before the US midterm congressional elections on November 6, but he said there was enough time to get his pick confirmed before the elections. Patrick J. Smyth sent a letter to Republican judiciary committee chair Charles Grassley and top Democrat Dianne Feinstein in which he denied seeing any "improper conduct" by Kavanaugh, a classmate at Georgetown Preparatory School, according to CNN , which obtained a copy of the letter.
  • Kavanaugh Accuser Faces Death Threats, Asks for FBI Investigation Before Testifying

    Kavanaugh Accuser Faces Death Threats, Asks for FBI Investigation Before Testifying

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    The accusations have roiled a confirmation process that once seemed smooth for Kavanaugh, as the Republicans had the needed votes to confirm a nominee could consolidate the conservative grip on the top USA court. If the Judiciary committee's timetable slips, it would become increasingly hard for Republicans to schedule a vote before midterm elections on November 6 elections, when congressional control will be at stake.
  • Union Cabinet gives green signal to Triple Talaq Ordinance

    Union Cabinet gives green signal to Triple Talaq Ordinance

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    As per reports, the ordinance was approved following a cabinet meeting that took place on September 19. In its first reaction, the Congress said the amended bill doesn't address their concerns about how a triple talaq victim will be compensated if the husband is jailed.
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    Trump Hails "Exciting" Agreements By Kim Jong Un In Inter-Korean Summit

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    Speaking to the press on the outcome of Moon's visit to North Korea , Kim noted that the "agreement at Pyongyang summit will advance an era of peace, prosperity". Experts said it was far from clear that Kim had made concessions that would make a summit an attractive proposition for the US administration, but Trump himself reacted positively, calling the news " very exciting " on Twitter.
  • Nawaz Sharifs' jail sentences suspended in corruption case, to be released

    Nawaz Sharifs' jail sentences suspended in corruption case, to be released

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    Earlier on Monday it was reported by PTI that Pakistan's Supreme Court Monday had rejected as "frivolous" the petition of the country's top anti-graft body, NAB, against Islamabad High Court's decision to hear the appeals of Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law against their conviction in the Avenfield apartment corruption case.
  • Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI Investigation

    Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI Investigation

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    But Trump said ahead of his news conference, "I don't think the Federal Bureau of Investigation should be involved because they don't want to be involved". In a tweet Tuesday night, Trump wrote: "The Supreme Court is one of the main reasons I got elected as President". Democrats decried Republicans' plans to push ahead with the hearing without seeking a full FBI investigation.
  • Trump Orders DOJ To Declassify Multiple Russia Documents

    Trump Orders DOJ To Declassify Multiple Russia Documents

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    Despite the president's decision to declassify the documents , it is not clear when they will be made public . House Intelligence Committee ranking member Adam Schiff said in a statement: "President Trump , in a clear abuse of power, has chose to intervene in a pending law enforcement investigation by ordering the selective release of materials he believes are helpful to his defence team and thinks will advance a false narrative".