• Melania Trump mocked for Egypt outfit that looks like Colonel Sanders
Melania Trump mocked for Egypt outfit that looks like Colonel Sanders

Stormy Daniels may get an embrace from Anna Wintour, but Melania Trump still has the Great Pyramid of Giza. On the previous leg of her tour in Kenya, her choice of a white colonial-style pith helmet while on safari drew some criticism on Twitter, with one person comparing her look to that of a "colonial administrator".

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  • Hurricane Michael expected to strengthen as it approaches Florida
Hurricane Michael expected to strengthen as it approaches Florida

Ken Graham says the storm's large size, strong winds and heavy rains could produce a lot of flooding, and the shape of this stretch of coastline makes it particularly vulnerable to storm surge . It will bring risky storm surge, damaging winds and heavy rain. High tides are extra high this week because of the New Moon on Tuesday. The sixth named ...

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  • Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit 'at earliest date'
Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit 'at earliest date'

China and the United States are at odds over trade and Beijing's militarization of islands it claims in the South China Sea . Pompeo appeared alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who said a second US-North Korea summit would provide a chance to take "a decisive step forward in the denuclearization and peace process on the Korean Pen...

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  • Washington Post publishes blank column after the paper's Saudi journalist goes missing
Washington Post publishes blank column after the paper's Saudi journalist goes missing

Turkey has taken the side of Qatar over its blockade by Saudi Arabia and other neighbours, and Turkey's rapprochement with Iran has riled the government in Riyadh , our correspondent adds. Presidential Spokesman İbrahim Kalın said earlier that they believe Khashoggi is still in the consulate. Commenting on Trump's complaint over oil prices, Pr...

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  • Nawaz Sharif chairs PML-Ns CEC meeting in Lahore
Nawaz Sharif chairs PML-Ns CEC meeting in Lahore

He will be produced before an accountability court for remand tomorrow. Following his arrest, Shahbaz was locked up in Lahore's NAB office. A Pakistani court on Saturday said it would allow the country's anti-graft body to hold opposition leader Shahbaz Sharif for 10 days to interrogate him about alleged links to a multi-million dollar housin...

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  • Missing journalist reportedly killed in 'barbaric way' at Saudi consulate
Missing journalist reportedly killed in 'barbaric way' at Saudi consulate

A friend of a Saudi journalist who went missing in Istanbul says officials told him to "make your funeral preparations" as the Washington Post contributor "was killed" at the Saudi Consulate. "I do miss home very much". Human and women's rights activists, intellectuals and clerics have been arrested - meanwhile, Saudi Arabia is waging a war in ...

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  • Uncertain future for survivors in quake-shattered Indonesian city
Uncertain future for survivors in quake-shattered Indonesian city

The official death toll from the 7.5 magnitude quake that struck the west coast of the island of Sulawesi last Friday stood at 1,234, many killed by tsunami waves triggered by the quake. "Australia will deliver more supplies in the coming days". "We will start again here ourselves because God does not strike twice", said Eko Joko who was building...

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  • Canada joins allies in condemning 'malicious' Russian cyberattacks
Canada joins allies in condemning 'malicious' Russian cyberattacks

The foreign office set out six cyber attacks spanning from 2015 until a year ago. "The vivid imagination of our colleagues from the United Kingdom has no boundaries indeed [.] it's undignified for the country, which pretends to play one of the leading roles in the world", she said.

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  • Interpol Seeks Info on Its Missing Chief From China
Interpol Seeks Info on Its Missing Chief From China

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs did not respond to a request for comment from AFP . Eventually, the party issues a terse statement that the official is "under investigation", the official is then booted from the party for "disciplinary infractions" and - eventually - a prison sentence is announced.

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  • Interpol chief missing, France launches an investigation
Interpol chief missing, France launches an investigation

News of the investigation into Meng's disappearance came during a weeklong public holiday in China . According to his own page on the site, Meng's last official engagement was on August 23, when he met Lai Chung Han, a second permanent secretary of Singapore.

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  • US Vice President to attack China in major speech as ties worsen
US Vice President to attack China in major speech as ties worsen

The Americans reported the Chinese ship conducted a series of "aggressive" manoeuvres while warning the Decatur to get out of the area. It approached within 45 yards of the Decatur's bow, forcing it to maneuver, Gorman said . Pictures released by the U.S. Navy show the two destroyers in very close proximity to one another, with the Chine...

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  • May treats Conservative Party conference to a dance
May treats Conservative Party conference to a dance

Her performance before her conference speech had a mixed reaction. "There was absolutely no natural rhythm there whatsoever and it's nearly like she wasn't really dancing to the beat of her own tune". Continuing the self-deprecating theme, May opened her speech with references to her hitch-ridden appearance at last year's conference, where she wa...

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  • Statement by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Russian cyber attacks
Statement by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Russian cyber attacks

And Britain's cyber security chiefs say they have "high confidence" Russian intelligence was responsible for a strike on Wada in August 2017. The GRU , the British report said, was nearly certainly behind the "BadRabbit" ransomware attack previous year that targeted a Ukrainian global airport and Russian media outlets, as well as the hacki...

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  • Erdogan says Turkey to secure east of Euphrates in Syria
Erdogan says Turkey to secure east of Euphrates in Syria

The inauguration on Saturday capped a controversial three-day state visit aimed at repairing frayed ties with Berlin after two years of tensions. In its more than 30-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK - listed as a terrorist organisation by Turkey, the United States and the European Union - has been responsible for the death of some 40,...

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  • White House gets Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Judge Brett Kavanaugh allegations
White House gets Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Judge Brett Kavanaugh allegations

Kavanaugh vehemently denies the accusation. Kavanaugh's truthfulness to Congress - including how he represented his alcohol consumption - is also under the scanner, with a former Yale classmate on Monday accusing the judge of misleading lawmakers when he said he never experienced blackouts.

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  • Theresa May on why Boris Johnson speech made her cross
Theresa May on why Boris Johnson speech made her cross

She has insisted that her strategy is the only option for the country and that rejecting it would cause Britain to leave the European Union without a deal on the future relationship, something some business leaders fear would cause chaos.

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  • Republican women in hot seat over Trump mocking Ford, vote looming
Republican women in hot seat over Trump mocking Ford, vote looming

But Ford has not heard from the FBI as of Tuesday morning as questions mount about the extent of the agency's investigation, her team said told CNN. Kavanaugh's truthfulness to Congress - including how he represented his alcohol consumption - is also under the scanner, with a former Yale classmate on Monday accusing the judge of misleading lawmak...

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  • Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser He Had Called Credible Witness
Trump Mocks Kavanaugh Accuser He Had Called Credible Witness

The idea that people in the USA are wrongfully "guilty until proven innocent" is an idea that wasn't manifesting itself politically on the right until last week, GOP pollster Frank Luntz told The Washington Post . White House adviser Kellyanne Conway told Fox News that "the president is pointing out factual inconsistencies". Opinions of F...

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  • MA politicians react to Trump mocking Christine Blasey Ford at rally
MA politicians react to Trump mocking Christine Blasey Ford at rally

Trump and Senate Republicans have instructed the FBI to investigate it and any other "credible allegations" against him, but the president also said "speed" was important in the process. "And a man's life is in tatters", Trump said. "It is a very scary time for young men in America when you could be guilty of something you may not be guilty of"...

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  • It's not 'acceptable' if Kavanaugh lied in testimony
It's not 'acceptable' if Kavanaugh lied in testimony

Kennedy, the swing vote on a deeply divided court. But exactly what day that would be is still unclear. But he said they are not following up at all on Ramirez's account that Kavanaugh thrust his genitals in her face, forcing her to touch them without her consent, during an alcohol-fuelled party when they were students at Yale University in the m...

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  • Referendum fails to hit turnout threshold in Macedonia
Referendum fails to hit turnout threshold in Macedonia

The EU commissioner in charge of negotiations to expand the bloc, Johannes Hahn, wrote on Twitter that the result reflected "broad support" for both the name change and "the country's #Euroatlantic path". That would help him with the next step of winning parliamentary support for the required constitutional amendments. Polls opened at 7am (0500 GMT...

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  • First photos of Melania Trump's arrival in Ghana
First photos of Melania Trump's arrival in Ghana

It's also her first visit to Africa. Her trip is expected to include a bevy of visits to schools, shelters and hospitals while she focuses on the well-being of children. Mrs. Trump landed in the capital, Accra, on Tuesday morning after a more than 12-hour journey from Washington. Next up on her trip are visits to Malawi, Kenya and Egypt.

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  • Donald Trump says he wants 'comprehensive' FBI investigation of Brett Kavanaugh
Donald Trump says he wants 'comprehensive' FBI investigation of Brett Kavanaugh

Sanders said Trump, who has vigorously defended Kavanaugh but also raised the slight possibility of withdrawing the nomination should damaging information be found, "will listen to the facts". Kavanaugh has denied that allegation. Interested in Supreme Court? At that time, the scope of the investigation was requested by Flake, Collins and S...

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  • 13-year-old boy attacked by a shark while lobster diving
13-year-old boy attacked by a shark while lobster diving

Lifeguards had been on duty early Saturday due to two nearby events, and the response to the attack was "very short", Giles said. Lifeguards were being brought in from various agencies while a San Diego County sheriff's helicopter scouted from the air.

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  • Graham tells Kavanaugh 'you've got nothing to apologize for'
Graham tells Kavanaugh 'you've got nothing to apologize for'

The senior senator from SC also had pointed words for any Republican senator who is considering not voting to confirm Kavanaugh. "None! She's as much of a victim as you are", he said , pointing to Kavanaugh. "As a matter of fact, she said she couldn't even get a search warrant or arrest warrant in a case like this". "They have betrayed her", C...

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