• Kavanaugh Accuser's Lawyers Refuse to Meet Grassley's Final Deadline
Kavanaugh Accuser's Lawyers Refuse to Meet Grassley's Final Deadline

Speaking at an event in Portland, Collins appeared to offer support for Ford, who has said Kavanaugh tried to sexually assault her 36 years ago when they were both in high school. "Someone who is lying does not ask the FBI to investigate their claims", she said. Patti Davis, the daughter of Ronald and Nancy Reagan, wrote a piece for The Washington...

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  • Australian woman critical after shark attack
Australian woman critical after shark attack

Dr John Hadok from Mackay Base Hospital just happened to be on a nearby boat when the woman was attacked. Mackay Base Hospital last night confirmed the woman was in a critical condition after losing a significant amount of blood in the attack.

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  • Iran blames 'foreign regime and their United States masters' for deadly parade attack
Iran blames 'foreign regime and their United States masters' for deadly parade attack

One of those killed was a journalist. Earlier he had said "eight to nine" of the dead were troops. Tensions between mainly Shi'ite Iran and mostly Sunni Saudi Arabia have surged in recent years, with the two countries supporting opposite sides in wars in Syria and Yemen and rival political parties in Iraq and Lebanon.

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  • Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate
Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate

Ted Cruz met with voters Thursday in Webster. "This is why people don't like Washington, D.C. - you just said something that I did not say and attributed it to me", O'Rourke told Cruz at one point. The series opener takes place at 6 p.m.at Southern Methodist University, with the next two are scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 30 in Houston and Tuesd...

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  • Trump 'told Spain to build wall through Sahara' to stop migrants
Trump 'told Spain to build wall through Sahara' to stop migrants

Trump disagreed, according to Borrell's recollection, adding that "the Sahara border can't be bigger than our border with Mexico ". The Spanish government has not yet commented on Trump's suggestion, but, a spokesman for the foreign ministry confirmed the foreign minister's remarks about the conversation, but said, "We won't be making any furt...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation chances just took a hit
Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation chances just took a hit

Ford's attorneys say she is willing to testify, but not by Monday. Asked if he would ask the FBI to open a deeper investigation, Trump said he was content to "let the senators do it". The disturbing accusations threw a wrench into Kavanaugh's confirmation to replace Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, which initially appeared to be a slam...

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  • Kim wants second summit with Trump, South Korea President says
Kim wants second summit with Trump, South Korea President says

The main contents of the summit are four things. On Wednesday, the South Korean president said Kim had agreed to visit Seoul before the end of the year. "The most tangible progress here in terms of improving the situation on the Korean Peninsula is the ... multiple-page military agreement that was signed by both sides that ...

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  • Deadly storm: a look at super typhoon Mangkhut’s path of destruction
Deadly storm: a look at super typhoon Mangkhut’s path of destruction

Noah Sellers, a UNC senior studying at CUHK, said around 600 worldwide students attend his host university, and the students came together during the storm as they sought shelter in their dorm. During times of emergencies overseas, UNC works as a command center to coordinate efforts and check in on the safety of each student overseas and also w...

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  • DPRK, S.Korean leaders start talks on relations, denuclearization
DPRK, S.Korean leaders start talks on relations, denuclearization

The made-for-television welcome is par for the course for Mr Moon's summits with Mr Kim. "I wish this will be a summit that produces abundant results as a gift to the 80 million people of this nation for Chuseok", the South Korean leader said, referring to the traditional holiday that falls on Monday.

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  • Woman accusing Kavanaugh of assault wants FBI investigation
Woman accusing Kavanaugh of assault wants FBI investigation

President Donald Trump gave Kavanaugh a ringing new endorsement Tuesday, saying he felt "so badly" that Kavanaugh is facing scrutiny over allegations that he assaulted a teenage girl when both were in high school. It's worth noting that she didn't ask for any of this. Even if the allegations are true, she does not believe they should disquali...

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  • Cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq an offence
Cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq an offence

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an ordinance to ban the practice of instant triple talaq , with law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad saying there was a "compelling necessity" to bring the measure as instances of "talaq-e-biddat" continued unabated despite the Supreme Court striking it down.

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  • Kavanaugh Assault Accuser Has Not Agreed to Testify
Kavanaugh Assault Accuser Has Not Agreed to Testify

Meanwhile, Ford's lawyer has said she would testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee's Kavanaugh vote (while senators say they're still waiting for her to confirm ), subjecting herself to scrutiny regarding an interaction that left an impact on her life, if not traumatized her.

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  • Avenfield Case: IHC suspends jail term of Nawaz, Maryam, and Safdar
Avenfield Case: IHC suspends jail term of Nawaz, Maryam, and Safdar

The court said precedents of the Supreme Court "bound the NAB to follow certain procedures" in order to shift the burden of proof on accused persons, the report. for a record fourth time". The three are serving 10-, seven- and one-year prison sentences, respectively. The sentence and a fine of 8 million pounds, or $10.6 million, came nearly a y...

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  • In North and South Korea, 2 views of summit — AP Analysis
In North and South Korea, 2 views of summit — AP Analysis

The inter-Korean military agreement will also see the establishment of a peace zone near the disputed maritime border on the western coast. A statement signed by the countries' defense chiefs said the Koreas agreed to withdraw 11 guard posts from the Demilitarized Zone by December with the aim of removing them eventually.

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  • Hearing With Kavanaugh And Accuser Alleging Sexual Assault In Turmoil
Hearing With Kavanaugh And Accuser Alleging Sexual Assault In Turmoil

In a story September 17 about the political effects of allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , The Associated Press erroneously identified Tennessee Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn as an incumbent senator. Her family has relocated, they said. "I have no more information to offer the Committee and I do not wish to speak publ...

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  • South Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine - NWI - Naval Warfare
South Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine - NWI - Naval Warfare

The two Koreas previously communicated by fax and special telephone lines, which were often severed when their relations took a turn for the worse. "The north and the south should make steady efforts to mend their relations under any situation and circumstances and sincerely implement the Panmunjeom Declaration", the Rodong Sinmun newspaper of th...

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  • Putin, Erdogan to discuss Idlib in Sochi
Putin, Erdogan to discuss Idlib in Sochi

The zone should be established by October 15. Turkey's military has reportedly sent reinforcements to Idlib in recent weeks. The United Nations and non-governmental organisations have repeatedly warned that such an offensive would unleash a "bloodbath" and "humanitarian catastrophe" in Idlib, which is home to three million people.

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  • Bodyboarder Dead After Cape Cod Shark Attack
Bodyboarder Dead After Cape Cod Shark Attack

A 26-year-old man has been killed in a shark attack off Cape Cod. Newcomb Hollow Beach, where the victim was swimming, has a sign saying "Be Shark Smart" warning swimmers to avoid going near seals and to swim near the shore. He was boogie boarding when a shark suddenly attacked him, according to a report by MassLive . Shark experts think he wa...

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  • Hurricane Helene to affect all Azores islands - IPMA
Hurricane Helene to affect all Azores islands - IPMA

Tropical storm conditions are possible within the tropical storm watch area, also beginning late this morning. The centre of Isaac passed between Martinique and Dominica with maximum sustained winds of about 45 miles per hour. Weakening is forecast to begin by the middle of the week. Steered westward by high pressure to its north, Isaac is f...

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  • Skripal poisoning suspects say they were in United Kingdom as 'tourists'
Skripal poisoning suspects say they were in United Kingdom as 'tourists'

The men, identified as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov , told RT that they made the trek from Moscow for a three day visit to the British town of Salisbury last March for the goal of sightseeing - and not, as the United Kingdom government alleges, to poison Skripal and his daughter Yulia.

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  • Border Patrol Agent Arrested in Texas in Connection With 4 Killings, Kidnapping
Border Patrol Agent Arrested in Texas in Connection With 4 Killings, Kidnapping

This is the first look at the US Border Patrol supervisor accused of murdering four prostitutes in a two-week Texas killing spree that only ended when a would-be fifth victim escaped and got help. "He was profiling certain kinds of victims", Alaniz said, adding "the suspect was hunting for his victims". Juan David Ortiz , an intel supervisor f...

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  • Trump urges moving ahead with $200B in tariffs on Chinese goods
Trump urges moving ahead with $200B in tariffs on Chinese goods

The anti-tariff campaign comes as the Trump administration is preparing to impose new duties any day now on another $200 billion in imports from China as part of a broader tug of war between Washington and Beijing. China's Commerce and Foreign ministries didn't immediately respond to requests for comment on Thursday, CNN said. In addition, about ...

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  • Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib
Erdogan urges Russia, Iran to stop 'disaster' in Idlib

He said that the United Nations had plans to reach up to 800,000 people who might be displaced, and were bracing for around 100,000 people to move into government-held areas and some 700,000 to initially flee within Idlib. On Monday, its humanitarian chief made an urgent appeal. A Syrian regime offensive on the opposition province of Idlib ...

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  • United Kingdom 'closing in' on Brexit deal with Brussels, suggests Raab
United Kingdom 'closing in' on Brexit deal with Brussels, suggests Raab

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said the government was being honest with the public. Cross-border civil disputes could become more hard to resolve, with the British government saying it "cannot guarantee that European Union courts will accept or recognise any judgments stemming from" cases still ongoing on exit day.

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  • Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort to cooperate in Russian Federation probe
Ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort to cooperate in Russian Federation probe

Since Robert Mueller was appointed special counsel 16 months ago, his investigation has endured an unrelenting onslaught of attacks from the president and his allies. It was not immediately clear what information Manafort might provide prosecutors. He is accused of avoiding $15 million in taxes by storing his money in offshore accounts, as well a...

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