• Pres. Trump says he feels 'so badly' for Kavanaugh
Pres. Trump says he feels 'so badly' for Kavanaugh

He added that he not spoken to Mr Kavanaugh about Christine Blasey Ford's accusation that he assaulted her at a party in 1982 but said the allegations "should've been brought up long ago". One of Kavanaugh's friends was in the room and Kavanaugh covered her mouth to stop her from screaming, she said. However, Trump rejected the idea of bringing i...

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  • Donald Trump Praises Kim Jong Un for Denuclearization Pledge
Donald Trump Praises Kim Jong Un for Denuclearization Pledge

Moon will hold another round of formal talks with Kim on Wednesday, as he urges the North Korean leader to make substantive steps towards disarmament that he can present to Trump . He also visited the White House earlier this year as the USA and North Korea prepared for June's historic summit. -North Korea denuclearization talks.

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  • IHC reserves verdict on Sharifs' pleas against Avenfield sentence
IHC reserves verdict on Sharifs' pleas against Avenfield sentence

A two-judge bench comprising of justices Athar Minallah and Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb gave the judgment on petitions filed by Nawaz, Maryam and Captain Safdar challenging the Avenfield verdict against them, reported Geo News . Qureshi had then pleaded to the court to adjourn the hearing till tomorrow as he recently underwent an open heart surgery...

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  • Typhoon Mangkhut: EU announces 2 million euros in aid to Philippines
Typhoon Mangkhut: EU announces 2 million euros in aid to Philippines

In Hong Kong , which was whacked with gusts of more than 230 kilometres per hour (142 mph) that sent buildings swaying and water surging into homes and shopping malls, workers were still busy cleaning up the damage. The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Saturday, September 15, urged the 227,000-strong Filipino community in Hong Kong to prep...

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  • 1.7 million chickens drowned in Florence flooding
1.7 million chickens drowned in Florence flooding

The rain finally stopped and the sun peeked through on Monday, but North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned that dangerously high water would persist for days. Rescuers have saved about 700 people in New Hanover county, where Wilmington is located, and 2,600 people across the state. On Tuesday, logs and other debris became trapped under a rail bridg...

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  • FEMA director disputes study of island deaths
FEMA director disputes study of island deaths

The Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator cast doubt on the study , suggesting that researchers took into account deaths from a variety of causes with tenuous links to Hurricane Maria, such as automobile crashes and domestic violence.

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  • North Korea's Kim agrees to 'dismantle' key missile test sites
North Korea's Kim agrees to 'dismantle' key missile test sites

North Korea has agreed to "permanently" shut one of its main missile facilities in the presence of foreign experts, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in announced at a joint press conference with Kim Jong-un on Wednesday. But discussions over how to implement the vague commitments have since faltered, with Washington demanding concrete action tow...

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  • U.S. to cut refugee admissions by 15,000 next year
U.S. to cut refugee admissions by 15,000 next year

For this fiscal year, which ends September 30, the Trump administration's cap was 45,000 - the lowest number set since the State Department data began keeping refugee data back to 1980. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about refugees as he makes a statement to the media, September 17, 2018 , at the State Department in Washington.

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  • SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh, accuser due to testify next week
SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh, accuser due to testify next week

Grassley was more definitive in an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt Tuesday morning. "This is a completely false allegation ", Kavanaugh said Monday in a written statement . Feinstein said. "What about individuals who were previously told about this incident?" "Guess who's perpetuating all of these kinds of actions?" ...

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  • Trump Says He Feels 'Terribly' for Brett Kavanaugh Amid Sexual Assault Allegations
Trump Says He Feels 'Terribly' for Brett Kavanaugh Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Democrats are demanding that the FBI be given time to reopen its background investigation into Kavanaugh so it can check the assertions of Christine Blasey Ford , the woman accusing Kavanaugh of assault. Especially when they are drunk". We dream of making a world where women are free from harassment, assault and sexual violence. He has iss...

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  • Poland offers $2bn to host United States military base
Poland offers $2bn to host United States military base

Trump was speaking at a joint press conference on Tuesday with his Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda - who had come to White House to press his government's arguments for a base - which he jokily suggested could be called "Fort Trump". Trump says they agreed to bolster defense, energy and commercial ties. We ourselves want to invest further. Tru...

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  • Lawmakers react to Trump's order to declassify documents related to Russian Federation probe
Lawmakers react to Trump's order to declassify documents related to Russian Federation probe

The FBI obtained a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant to spy on Page, who worked on Trump's campaign, in part by submitting a now questioned dossier compiled by former British intelligence official Christopher Steele for Fusion GPS.

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  • Hearing Monday on Brett Kavanaugh claims
Hearing Monday on Brett Kavanaugh claims

With November's midterm elections less than two months away, both sides signaled they would navigate Monday's scheduled Senate Judiciary Committee hearing cautiously. Ford's story has not been corroborated, and many of Kavanaugh's former classmates are speaking out against these accusations. Meanwhile, Kavanaugh was at the White House for a secon...

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  • Classmates of Christine Blasey Ford praise her 'honesty'
Classmates of Christine Blasey Ford praise her 'honesty'

The President is annoyed because he feels his nominee's name is being run through the mud by Democrats wielding old allegations, White House officials said. Democrats are desperate to block Kavanaugh's appointment because they believe he could help overturn Roe vs Wade, the landmark ruling that protects legal access to abortion, as well as protec...

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  • Trump Orders Declassification Of Documents In Russia Investigation
Trump Orders Declassification Of Documents In Russia Investigation

Trump hinted at the decision in a tweet on 6 September , predicting "maybe Declassification to find Additional Corruption" while attacking the so-called "Deep State" that he claims is working to undermine him. Much is already known about the Carter Page warrant and the Strzok/Page relationship through previous texts, documents and memos, but the...

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  • Wilmington, NC, Without Access As Florence Death Toll Reaches 20
Wilmington, NC, Without Access As Florence Death Toll Reaches 20

Emergency crews have rescued more than 900 people in North Carolina as floodwaters continue to rise. While the storm is gaining speed as it exits the Carolinas, it's still dumping rain - and lots of it. "There we're concerned about some of the bacteria impacts and the public health and aquatic life impacts that results when their contents are...

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  • Joe Biden reacts to Kavanaugh allegation, reviving memories of Anita Hill hearing
Joe Biden reacts to Kavanaugh allegation, reviving memories of Anita Hill hearing

Details of the allegations have trickled out since the committee's ranking member, Sen. On Sunday, the White House sent The Washington Post a statement issued by Kavanaugh that said, "I categorically and unequivocally deny this allegation".

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  • Typhoon Mangkhut: Rescuers frantically dig for Philippine landslide victims
Typhoon Mangkhut: Rescuers frantically dig for Philippine landslide victims

In China , more than 2.45 million people were relocated and more than 48,000 fishing boats returned to ports in China's Guangdong province, according to Xinhua News Agency . The massive storm left at least 28 people dead from landslides and drownings as it sliced through the northern Philippines on Saturday. Still, Philippines appeared to hav...

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  • ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence
ConCourt rules that personal use of dagga is not a criminal offence

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo did stress that selling the substance and use by minors was still illegal. However, the judgement did not specify the amount that can be used by an adult in private use. The Constitutional Court held these statutory provisions to be constitutionally invalid to the extent indicated because they infringed the ri...

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  • Flake joins other senators, wins delay on Kavanaugh after new charge
Flake joins other senators, wins delay on Kavanaugh after new charge

Earlier this summer, Palo Alto University Professor Christine Ford penned a letter recounting an incident that purportedly happened while at a high school party in the 1980s. Don't be silly . From the moment the allegation against Kavanaugh broke into wide circulation, the battle lines were already drawn. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman C...

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