• Trump Insults ABC Reporter, Saying She ‘Never’ Thinks
Trump Insults ABC Reporter, Saying She ‘Never’ Thinks

President Donald Trump had a "sad" exchange with a female reporter Cecilia Vega yesterday, during a press conference on the trade deal with Mexico and Canada and other topics. On Sept. 27, the US president told a female reporter to "go sit down" when she tried to ask him a question after fellow male colleagues called on Trump to take que...

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  • United States ends diplomatic visas for United Nations same-sex partners
United States ends diplomatic visas for United Nations same-sex partners

Starting October 1, these couples must provide proof of marriage by the end of the year or leave the country within 30 days. The U.N. Globe addressed this in a statement , noting that the State Department was "enforcing parity in the way they recognize opposite-sex partnerships and same-sex partnerships".

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  • Greece says opportunity to resolve Macedonia name issue must not be wasted
Greece says opportunity to resolve Macedonia name issue must not be wasted

Western officials warned before the vote that Moscow was trying to depress turnout in the referendum in order to invalidate the outcome. Half an hour before polls were to close, voter turnout stood at 34 percent, according to the AP. But Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras faces political problems of his own. Nikola Gruevski, a conservative prime...

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  • US First Lady Melania Trump arrives for solo tour of Ghana
US First Lady Melania Trump arrives for solo tour of Ghana

On March 20, she met with top executives of technology companies including Amazon, Google, Twitter , Snap and Facebook , to discuss the issue of cyberbullying and how it affects children. She was welcomed at the airport with dancing and drumming, schoolchildren waving mini USA and Ghanaian flags and the gift of a flower bouquet. President Donal...

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  • Trump says he'd be a 'mess' as a drinker
Trump says he'd be a 'mess' as a drinker

The president noted that he is not a drinker, saying "I can honestly say I've never had a beer in my life" and "it's one of my only good traits". "Can you imagine if I had, what a mess I'd be?" The comments came days after the Federal Bureau of Investigation opened a Senate-requested probe into allegations by three women that a drunken Kavanaugh...

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  • U.P. police shoot driver dead for not stopping
U.P. police shoot driver dead for not stopping

His body was Sunday cremated at Bhaisakund in present of state minister Brijesh Pathak and local MLA Ashutosh Tondon and others. "The government is saddened by the incident and stands with the family". The state police have acquired a reputation as a trigger-happy force since Yogi Adityanath took over as chief minister in March previous year and ...

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  • White House gives FBI freer rein in Kavanaugh investigation
White House gives FBI freer rein in Kavanaugh investigation

It comes as the FBI presses ahead with its investigation, questioning in recent days at least four people about accusations of misconduct against Kavanaugh dating to when he was in high school and college. "I watched those senators on the Democrat side, and I thought it was a disgrace, partially because I know them", he said. "I don't think this ...

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  • White House Gives FBI More Freedom in Kavanaugh Probe
White House Gives FBI More Freedom in Kavanaugh Probe

But the White House released statements from two other Yale classmates Monday who said they never saw Kavanaugh black out or treat women with disrespect. Republicans hold a very slim majority, 51-49, and with several swing Republicans wavering, the vote could go either way. Following questions about the scope and extent of the FBI investigati...

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  • Chinese destroyer extremely close to US warship
Chinese destroyer extremely close to US warship

A Chinese destroyer almost collided with a USA warship in the disputed South China Sea after making what the Americans described as an "unsafe and unprofessional" manoeuvre in an attempt to warn it to leave the area. "The US side repeatedly sends military ships without permission into seas close to South China Seas islands, seriously threatening ...

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  • Mesut Ozil backs by Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Mesut Ozil backs by Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has wound up a sometimes-fraught visit to Germany by condemning the treatment of soccer players of Turkish descent and urging "a joint stance against this racist drift". Later, Erdogan will deliver an opening speech to the assembly. Erdogan says Ozil was "ostracized" and that "as president, I could n...

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  • White House Authorizes FBI to Interview Anyone Necessary in Kavanaugh Probe
White House Authorizes FBI to Interview Anyone Necessary in Kavanaugh Probe

CNN was told that on Friday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell informed the White House that Republican Sens. After her testimony, Flake released a statement Friday morning, saying he meant to vote to confirm Kavanaugh. Charles "Chad" Ludington, who now teaches at North Carolina State University, said he was a friend of Mr Kavanaugh's at ...

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  • Indonesia government requests worldwide assistance for quake and tsunami response
Indonesia government requests worldwide assistance for quake and tsunami response

The troops boarded a naval ship Monday morning and headed to the hard-hit cities of Palu and Donggala. For two days, Edi Setiwan helped pull the dead and the living out of a sea of mud and debris, all of them victims of one of Indonesia's deadliest earthquakes in years.

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  • Kavanaugh questioned by police in 1985 over Yale bar fight
Kavanaugh questioned by police in 1985 over Yale bar fight

Retired FBI agent Chuck Stuber, who spent his career investigating high-profile political corruption cases in North Carolina, including John Edwards, Jim Black and Mike Easley, said Ludington could be an important witness in the Kavanaugh case because he calls into question the credibility of the judge's testimony at the Senate hearings.

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  • Trump says USMCA doesn’t lift steel, aluminum tariffs
Trump says USMCA doesn’t lift steel, aluminum tariffs

Trump blames NAFTA for the loss of American manufacturing jobs and wants major changes to the pact, which underpins $1.2 trillion in annual trade. Rather, the new agreement is being widely described as a "NAFTA-minus": a regime not as free as NAFTA had been, particularly in the automotive sector, but still very much in the interests of all th...

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  • Star Instagram Model Shot Dead While Driving
Star Instagram Model Shot Dead While Driving

The Interior Ministry has ordered a probe into the brutal murder of Fares. This past week, a women's rights activist, Suad al-Ali, was killed in Basra, gunned down on the way to her auto. Fans took to social media to mourn her death, suggesting she had been targeted due to her non-traditional image and lifestyle. But she had also won praise for...

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  • Trump to Female Reporter: I Know You're Not Thinking, You Never Do
Trump to Female Reporter: I Know You're Not Thinking, You Never Do

A moment from a Donald Trump press conference has gone viral over what he said to reporter Cecilia Vega attempting to ask a question. "She's shocked I picked her, she's in a state of shock". Christine Blasey Ford , so they brought in a woman do to "assist" them - the president really ought to understand that antics like these rankle for a r...

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  • Two Koreas begin DMZ landmine removal work
Two Koreas begin DMZ landmine removal work

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says recent military agreements will "end all hostile acts at the land, sea and sky between South and North Korea ". Mines dislodged by flooding and landslides have occasionally caused deaths in front-line areas in South Korea. Kim has subsequently held a series of summits with U.S., South Korean and Chinese lead...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation contacts second woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
Federal Bureau of Investigation contacts second woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Trump said the one thing he wants is speed, because drawing it out is "unfair" to Kavanaugh's family. Trump did not want to discuss alternative nominees. Kavanaugh has denied being the perpetrator. Dr Ludington, who now teaches at North Carolina State University, said Mr Kavanaugh was "a frequent drinker, and a heavy drinker" at univers...

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  • U.S., Mexico, Canada reach trade deal to replace NAFTA
U.S., Mexico, Canada reach trade deal to replace NAFTA

The measures in the new deal - which Mr Trump dubbed "US MCA" - "will support many - hundreds of thousands - American jobs". He said the deal needed to be fair since one trading partner is 10 times larger. If Congress does not approve the new trade pact , the existing NAFTA would remain in place ― at least until Trump carried out the formal pr...

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  • Indonesia quake and tsunami dead buried in mass grave
Indonesia quake and tsunami dead buried in mass grave

A spokesman for the country's disaster agency said the death toll had increased by 12 from a day earlier. "But we could not do (anything) to help them", he said. They were closest to the epicenter of the largest, magnitude 7.5 quake that struck Friday, before the tsunami washed into the long, narrow bay, past the town of Donggala and into Palu.

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