• Democrats In Congress Can Sue Trump Over Constitution's Emoluments Clause: Judge
Democrats In Congress Can Sue Trump Over Constitution's Emoluments Clause: Judge

In July, Maryland District Judge Peter J Messitte ruled that a lawsuit filed by Washington, DC, and Maryland against Trump over alleged emoluments violations could proceed. Trump's business, which he still owns, has hosted foreign embassy events and visiting foreign officials at its downtown D.C. hotel. The president has not asked Congress to...

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  • In Memo, Outside Prosecutor Pokes Holes in Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony
In Memo, Outside Prosecutor Pokes Holes in Christine Blasey Ford’s Testimony

Charles Ludington said he made a decision to speak out because he was "deeply troubled by what has been a blatant mischaracterisation by Brett himself of his drinking at Yale". While Mr Trump has said the process should play out, he has also repeatedly suggested a failure to confirm that Mr Kavanaugh would be a shame. It would also include, Graham ...

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  • Powerful 7.5 magnitude quake rocks Indonesian island
Powerful 7.5 magnitude quake rocks Indonesian island

Hundreds of people were on hand for a beach festival, which would have started Friday night. Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a television interview there are "many victims". A 6.1 magnitude foreshock struck earlier in the day, killing at least one person. Indonesia's meteorology and geophysics agency said it didn't ha...

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  • UK's Johnson brands Theresa May's Brexit plan 'deranged'
UK's Johnson brands Theresa May's Brexit plan 'deranged'

Other ministers, such as finance minister Philip Hammond, have taken a softer tone, pointing out that leaving without a deal could hurt Britain's economy, the world's fifth largest. Former foreign minister Johnson, long tipped as a successor to May, used a newspaper interview to condemn her plan for close economic ties with the European Union as ...

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  • Another Former Kavanaugh Friend Says He Lied to Senate About Alcohol Use
Another Former Kavanaugh Friend Says He Lied to Senate About Alcohol Use

Rachel Mitchell writes in a memo sent to Senate Republicans that she does not believe a "reasonable prosecutor would bring this case based on the evidence before the Committee". Republicans, who are trying to retain control of the U.S. Congress in November elections, seek to balance their desire to have a conservative judge on the Supreme Cour...

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  • Hirono Criticizes Conduct of FBI Investigation Into Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh
Hirono Criticizes Conduct of FBI Investigation Into Sexual Assault Allegations Against Kavanaugh

Graham has also suggested that there is no need for the FBI to do any sort of investigation into Brett Kavanaugh , disputing host George Stephanopoulos on the relevancy of looking into witnesses who may contradict his testimony. "Of course. I mean, of course", said Kennedy. "If you can ignore everything in this record (except) an allegation that...

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  • American Bar Association Said FBI Investigation Should Come Before A Kavanaugh Vote
American Bar Association Said FBI Investigation Should Come Before A Kavanaugh Vote

Going into the hearing, Trump had grown increasingly frustrated, angry at members of his staff - and, in particular, White House counsel Don McGahn - for not better managing the confirmation process for his second Supreme Court nominee. Monica Nicodemus, his wife, said that watching the morning's testimony, "you could definitely tell that Miss Fo...

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  • PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Indonesia quake-tsunami
PM Narendra Modi condoles loss of lives in Indonesia quake-tsunami

The minimarkets are looted everywhere". Some 540 people were badly injured, it added. President Joko Widodo visited a housing complex flattened when the quake liquefied the soil it stood on, and called for patience. There were widespread power blackouts. Clean water is scarce. Dramatic mobile phone footage circulating online shows powerful ...

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  • USA presence in Syria illegal, violates United Nations resolutions
USA presence in Syria illegal, violates United Nations resolutions

He added that Russian Federation would not accept "provocations" involving chemical weapons in Syria. The Minister warned that terrorists and their sponsors might carry out new provocations in Syria, stressing that it is unacceptable for there to be terrorist hotbeds in Syria, as all terrorist organizations across the country must be eliminated...

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  • Full Facts, No Spin — FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation
Full Facts, No Spin — FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation

The Judiciary Committee's chair, Sen. "There are multiple allegations now in front of the committee, and I think it is not hard to figure out the universe of witnesses. Judge released a statement under penalty of felony. "I asked him to swear before God he didn't do it and he did and I believe him", he said. Two others said by Ford to have been p...

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  • United States closes consulate in southern Iraq after attack by Iran-backed militia
United States closes consulate in southern Iraq after attack by Iran-backed militia

The increasing violence and targeting of the U.S.in Iraq is the latest sign of increasing tensions between the US and Iran , which is subjected to harsh economic sanctions imposed by the Trump administration. The consulate closure is temporary and involves relocating diplomatic personnel. Diplomatic staff and their families were being evacuate...

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  • TROPICS: Tropical Storm Kirk enters the Caribbean
TROPICS: Tropical Storm Kirk enters the Caribbean

It said that the storm has sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (mph) and that there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect. Schools and workplaces were closed in Dominica and Guadeloupe. Gradual weakening is expected during the next couple of days while the system moves over the eastern Caribbean sea. Tropical Storm Warnings remain in ef...

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  • Trump heeds Senate call for new Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Kavanaugh
Trump heeds Senate call for new Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Kavanaugh

Ford recounted in detail how Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge allegedly attacked her in a bedroom during a small gathering at a house when the teen boys were both drunk. My client is telling the truth and deserves to be heard and not shammed'. The report had said that the White House counsel's office had given the Federal Bureau of Investig...

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  • All passengers and crew survive Boeing 737 crash into the sea
All passengers and crew survive Boeing 737 crash into the sea

Local authorities, hospitals and investigators are trying the find the man, the airline said. Fortunately, it did not end in fatalities as all 47 passengers and crew survived after the pilot missed the runway. I thought we landed hard until I looked over and saw a hole in the side of the plane and water was coming in. Jaynes said he had to wade...

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  • Indonesian city hit by tsunami after strong quake
Indonesian city hit by tsunami after strong quake

Earlier in the day, at least one person lost his life and several others were injured after a 6.1 quake hit the region. The water smashed into buildings and a large mosque already damaged by the natural disaster. The water crashed into buildings and a large mosque that was already damaged from the quake. Television footage showed people runnin...

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  • Trump Tells People to Pray for Brett Kavanaugh Following Sexual Misconduct Claims
Trump Tells People to Pray for Brett Kavanaugh Following Sexual Misconduct Claims

Kavanaugh will then be questioned by the 11 Democrat Senators on the committee in the same format as Ford . He also submitted two written statements, one on Monday and a second, more in-depth statement on Wednesday. The Arizona senator has said in the past that he would not be comfortable voting on Kavanaugh's nomination until Ford was heard. ...

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

Some 600 people evacuated to shelters in Okinawa and electricity was cut to more than 121,000 homes, public broadcaster NHK said. Japan issued evacuation orders and warnings to about 700,000 households in southern and western Japan . The Ryukyu Island chain stretches north of Taiwan to the Japanese island of Kyushu, and includes Okinawa, the l...

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  • Trump says FBI has 'free rein' to probe claims against Kavanaugh
Trump says FBI has 'free rein' to probe claims against Kavanaugh

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is once again digging into the life of Supreme Court justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh after the Senate Judiciary Committee made a decision to look into allegations of sexual assault against him. A lawyer for Smyth also said Friday that he is "happy to cooperate fully with this FBI investigation", and Keyse...

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  • Shark attack: Boy has ‘back ripped open’ during California beach bloodbath
Shark attack: Boy has ‘back ripped open’ during California beach bloodbath

Chad Hammel said he was one of the folks in the water who helped out. "His whole clavicle was ripped open", Hammel said". Lifeguard Capt. Larry Giles said at a media briefing that a shark had been spotted in the area a few weeks earlier, but it was determined not to be a unsafe species of shark.

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  • North Korea defector numbers 'drop' under Kim
North Korea defector numbers 'drop' under Kim

The president said bilateral ties had transformed from "going to war" to a "great relationship". "He wrote me handsome letters", Trump said of Kim Saturday during a rally in Wheeling, West Virginia. Mr Trump also pre-empted media criticism of his praise for Mr Kim. Kim expressed an openness to denuclearizing during a summit with South Korean ...

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