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

Slamming Collins' recommendation to the Senate Judiciary Committee as "beyond shameful", Ultraviolet founder Shaunna Thomas added : "This is not a trial". " Judge Kavanaugh is one of the finest people that I've ever known". Ford said in the interview with the newspaper that Kavanaugh threw her down on a bed, grinding his body against hers and t...

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  • The Constitutional Court ruling on cannabis in five interesting tokes
The Constitutional Court ruling on cannabis in five interesting tokes

The constitutional court received an appeal after a South African High Court ruled that weed for private use was legal. Three cannabis users who had faced prosecution for using the drug argued in the Constitutional Court that the prohibition "intrudes unjustifiably into their private spheres".

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  • Russia blames Israel after Syrian forces accidentally shoot down Russian plane
Russia blames Israel after Syrian forces accidentally shoot down Russian plane

It accused Israel on Tuesday of putting the plane in danger of being caught in the crossfire of Israeli airstrikes and Syrian anti-aircraft systems, and the Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel's ambassador in Moscow . According to Konashenkov, the Israelis had given Russian Federation "less than one-minute" warning before the 10 pm strike...

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  • Trump questioned the legitimacy of the
Trump questioned the legitimacy of the "Russian investigation"

The deal gives special counsel Robert Mueller a key cooperator who led the Trump election effort for a crucial stretch during the 2016 United States presidential campaign. "There's potentially a range of other illegal conduct that Manafort could shed light on, in much the way Michael Cohen did", Schiff told me. Even if Manafort has helped...

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  • Experts disagree on whether Dallas officer could be credible
Experts disagree on whether Dallas officer could be credible

Guyger is charged with manslaughter and is on administrative leave as the investigation continues. It was then Guyger claims "she had encountered a burglar, which was described as a large silhouette, across the room in her apartment". 13, 2018. A family attorney, Lee Merritt , said a police search warrant request that asked permission to sea...

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  • Weather warning as Storm Helene blows in
Weather warning as Storm Helene blows in

Between 25mm and 40mm of rain is expected to fall this evening. However, the storm is expected to move quickly through the country clearing overnight on Monday. Strong winds will be felt first in the far southwest of England and across west and south Wales, before transferring across the Midlands and parts of northern England.

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  • Palestinian stabs U.S.-Israeli citizen to death at West Bank mall
Palestinian stabs U.S.-Israeli citizen to death at West Bank mall

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu paid a condolence visit to Fuld's family and wrote on Twitter: "I embraced them on behalf of all the people of Israel during their time of bad sorrow". "He did not hold back on his opinions", Hasten said. "This (Israeli) government's policies and the biased U.S. decisions contradict the global resolutions...

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  • Republicans bank on tax cuts to keep the House in midterms
Republicans bank on tax cuts to keep the House in midterms

Brady's plan would add about $630 billion to the federal deficit by 2029, on top of the $1.9 trillion the law is already expected to cost when factoring for higher interest payments, Congress' Joint Committee on Taxation said on Tuesday.

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  • Monica Lewinsky Thanks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford for Coming Forward
Monica Lewinsky Thanks Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford for Coming Forward

This has not changed. Democrats have argued throughout that the process has been rushed, with documents relating to Kavanaugh's time in the George W Bush White House withheld from congressional scrutiny. Grassley ripped ranking committee Democrat Dianne Feinstein (D., Calif.) for sitting on the story-she was first made aware of the charge in a le...

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  • UK poisoning suspects: 'We were tourists'
UK poisoning suspects: 'We were tourists'

Britain has said the two men were Russian military intelligence officers nearly certainly acting on orders from high up in the Russian state. Security services believe they travelled from Moscow to the United Kingdom to smeared deadly nerve agent Novichok on a door handle at the Wiltshire home of former spy Sergei Skripal , leaving him and...

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  • 'Dead Calm': Jeff Flock Assesses Damage as Eye of Hurricane Florence Passes
'Dead Calm': Jeff Flock Assesses Damage as Eye of Hurricane Florence Passes

As 400-mile-wide Florence pounded away at the coast with torrential downpours and surging seas , rescue crews used boats to reach scores of people besieged by rising waters along a river. The National looks at the science behind Hurricane Florence and why it's being called a once-in-a-generation storm. Hurricane Florence, weakened but still ...

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  • Manafort Agrees to Plead Guilty to Avoid New Washington Trial
Manafort Agrees to Plead Guilty to Avoid New Washington Trial

Paul Manafort arrived for a hearing at District Court in Washington , D.C. He will not go on trial after all after having reached a plea agreement with the Justice Department. Manafort's second trial would have been related to Ukrainian political consulting work, including failing to register as a foreign agent. He was convicted last month in a s...

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  • This is South Africa’s murder capital
This is South Africa’s murder capital

Gauteng was the highest contributing province in farm murders followed by the North West and Limpopo, according to the 2017/18 crime statistics released in parliament today. South African police say a man with a knife fatally stabbed two people and wounded several others at a mosque near Cape Town before police shot and killed the attacker.

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  • Rights Group Says More Than 1,000 People Were Detained in Russia Protests
Rights Group Says More Than 1,000 People Were Detained in Russia Protests

Russia's elections have been overshadowed by public anger over the government's plans to raise the pension age, as the country struggles with an aging population. Turnout stood at 30.8 percent. Last month he offered some concessions, but he and government officials say the age hike is necessary because rising life expectancy in Russian Federatio...

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  • Obama rebukes Trump's 'radical' politics of 'fear'
Obama rebukes Trump's 'radical' politics of 'fear'

Trump brought up the former president's speech again while he was dancing on the grave of Obamacare's individual mandate, which Republicans eliminated in their tax bill. When that happens, he says, people become cynical and decide not to participate in the political process - creating a vacuum that lobbyists and special interests fill.

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  • Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet United Nations envoy on Syria
Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet United Nations envoy on Syria

A top United Nations official warned Monday that an attack on rebel-held parts in Syria's Idlib in coming months could lead to this century's worst loss of life as government forces pounded the area from the air and ground. An influx of displaced people has roughly doubled the Idlib region's population to around 2.9 million people in recent yea...

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  • Hurricane Florence path rolls towards U.S. with a million people evacuated
Hurricane Florence path rolls towards U.S. with a million people evacuated

The governors of North and SC and Virginia have all declared states of emergency ahead of the approaching storm . Florence, the most powerful storm to menace the USA mainland this year, intensified into a Category 4 hurricane as it howled closer to the Carolinas on Monday (Sept 10), prompting evacuations of more than 1 million people to hi...

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  • Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea
Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea

Trump also tweeted out a quote from a Washington Examiner writer. Among the anecdotes included, former top economic adviser Gary Cohn is reported to have removed paperwork, unnoticed, from Trump's desk that the president meant to sign to withdraw the USA from trade agreements.

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  • North Korea celebrates 70th birthday with parade - but doesn't show off ICBMs
North Korea celebrates 70th birthday with parade - but doesn't show off ICBMs

US and North Korean generals met Friday in the truce village of Panmunjom to discuss the next steps, a spokesman said, more than a month after 55 cases said to contain the remains of USA servicemembers were repatriated. The message from the group, that directs its propaganda mainly at the South, included a condemnation of the United States for th...

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  • Wildfire that closed key California highway doubles in size
Wildfire that closed key California highway doubles in size

The Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, campgrounds and other areas were evacuated Wednesday. "It's not in the middle of a town, but there are some rural residences" in the area, Shasta-Trinity National Forest spokeswoman Carol Underhill said.

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  • Trump calls for investigation of New York Times over op-ed 'treason'
Trump calls for investigation of New York Times over op-ed 'treason'

The explosive article also claimed that there were early whispers within the Trump cabinet "to invoke the 25th Amendment", prompted by the president's apparent "instability". Trump's claim, for example, that he would never have used the word "retarded" to describe Attorney General Jeff Sessions was quickly undermined by recordings showing he had us...

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  • Russian lawmaker - North Korea's leader confirmed readiness to visit Russia: RIA
Russian lawmaker - North Korea's leader confirmed readiness to visit Russia: RIA

In the tweet, Trump thanked the leader and said that "we will get it done together". Kim's expression of confidence in Trump, relayed by Seoul's envoy, prompted the U.S. 6, 2018. A South Korean official says North Korea's leader commented that he is committed to denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. The move comes ahead of Moon's third ...

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  • Bombings and air raids kill 4 in Syria's rebel-held Idlib
Bombings and air raids kill 4 in Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Rouhani also spoke of "cleansing the Idlib region of terrorists", while also noting the need of protecting civilians. Citing videos shared by Syrians that a number of migrants are seen scaling the wall with ladders, local media reported that the breach, caused by the latest airstrikes in Idlib, happened near the southern Turkish province of H...

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  • Three dead, five wounded in Cincinnati shooting; suspect also dead
Three dead, five wounded in Cincinnati shooting; suspect also dead

MULTIPLE people were shot at a bank in the Midwestern US city of Cincinnati , according to media and police reports . The gunman wasn't immediately identified, and police didn't comment on possible motive. Reporter Griffin Frank wrote, "My friends inside the 5/3 building are being told to "stay where they are" after @ CincyPD reports an acti...

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  • Death toll from Japan’s Hokkaido doubles to 16: Prime Minister
Death toll from Japan’s Hokkaido doubles to 16: Prime Minister

A magnitude 6.7 natural disaster struck southern Hokkaido at 3:08 a.m. Thursday (18:08 GMT Wednesday) at the depth of 40 kilometers (24 miles), Japan's Meteorological Agency said. A football friendly between Japan and Chile scheduled for Friday has been called off. Some parts of the city were severely damaged, with houses atilt and roads crumbled...

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