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The confusion over Rosenstein's future comes after a New York Times report that revealed multiple sources who confirmed Rosenstein had considered recording conversations with Trump earlier in the year as a means of conveying the "chaos" within the White House.
  • As Senate listening to set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

    As Senate listening to set for Kavanaugh, new accuser emerges

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    Grassley has told Ford's attorneys that the panel is giving the California psychology professor until 10 a.m. Friday to submit a biography and prepared statement "if she intends to testify" Monday. Republicans are warning that time is running out for US Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers.
  • Corbyn allies KILL OFF push for Labour to back fresh Brexit referendum

    Corbyn allies KILL OFF push for Labour to back fresh Brexit referendum

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    Ever since the United Kingdom voted in 2016 to leave the EU, Labour has said it will respect the result - but it wants a closer relationship with the bloc than the one that Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative government is seeking. Now, with European Union divorce negotiations stuck and Britain due to leave the bloc in March, many Labour members think the left-leaning party must change its course.
  • Pompeo confident USA will win China trade war

    Pompeo confident USA will win China trade war

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    U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods and retaliatory tariffs by Beijing on $60 billion worth of USA products took effect at midday in Asia, though the initial level of the duties was not as high as earlier feared. China may also be waiting for U.S. mid-term elections early next month for any hints of changes in Washington's policy stance, Carnell added. The lower Chinese figure highlights Beijing's inability to match the U.S.
  • Second Accuser Levels Sexual Assault Charges At Kavanaugh

    Second Accuser Levels Sexual Assault Charges At Kavanaugh

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    Keyser's denial could be viewed as the most powerful since she is reportedly Ford's lifelong friend, something Ford's lawyers haven't disputed. "I would think an FBI investigation would be warranted", she told The New Yorker . According to Hatch, Ford's lawyers sent a "long list" of conditions for her testimony. Ramirez's accustions were followed in quick order by claims by lawyer Michael Avenatti that Kavanaugh was involved in house parties that involved the gang rape of women.
  • Regional tensions rise as Iran's Guard vows revenge

    Regional tensions rise as Iran's Guard vows revenge

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    Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a military parade in Iran's southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least 24 people including civilians and wounding dozens of others, the official Islamic Republic News Agency ( IRNA ) said.
  • Maldives opposition leader wins upset poll victory

    Maldives opposition leader wins upset poll victory

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    The final official result will take up to a week to be published. "I call on Yameen to respect the will of the people and bring about a peaceful, smooth transfer of power", he said on television. The poll is being closely watched by regional rivals India and China, who are jostling to influence Indian Ocean nations. Under Mr Yameen, the Maldives has also welcomed Chinese money for major projects and signed a free trade agreement.
  • Brett Kavanaugh responds after 2nd woman accuses him of sexual misconduct

    Brett Kavanaugh responds after 2nd woman accuses him of sexual misconduct

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    Tensions have been running on overdrive since Ford, a 51-year-old college professor in California, went public with her allegation that Kavanaugh assaulted her when they were at a house party in high school. Dr. Ford, of course, will never forget this gathering because of what happened to her there". Ford attorneys Debra Katz and Lisa Banks had said that many aspects of Grassley's latest offer were "fundamentally inconsistent" with the committee's promise of a "fair, impartial ...
  • A survivor rescued two days after MV Nyerere tragedy

    A survivor rescued two days after MV Nyerere tragedy

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    I thank God I have found my wife, but the child is still missing. In 2011, about 200 people died when an overloaded vessel - carrying more than 1,000 passengers despite an official capacity of 620 - hit strong winds off the island of Zanzibar in the Indian Ocean.
  • Trump Calls 25th Amendment Stories 'Very Sad,' Claims Sessions 'Hired' Rosenstein

    Trump Calls 25th Amendment Stories 'Very Sad,' Claims Sessions 'Hired' Rosenstein

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    Another official said that Rosenstein made the comments about taping Trump in jest. "The statement was sarcastic and was never discussed with any intention of recording a conversation with the president". "And I'm sure at some point the president will bring Rod in and say, 'Rod if you think I am incompetent, if you feel the need to wear a wire when you're talking to me, then why are you serving in my administration?'" The reported conversation about possibly secretly recording the ...
  • Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes -The Hill

    Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes -The Hill

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    On Tuesday, China added $60 billion of US products to its import tariff list in retaliation for US President Donald Trump's planned levies on $200 billion of Chinese goods. With an annual decline in the share of foreign trade in the whole Chinese economy, China is consolidating the fundamental role that domestic consumption plays in its growth.
  • Second woman accuses Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

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    The New Yorker published a bombshell story Sunday ahead of Kavanaugh's Thursday hearing in D.C., where he's already set to face-off against Christine Blasey Ford . They could also use staff attorneys to the Republican majority on the committee. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin of IL, also a Judiciary Committee member, questioned why Ford would have come forward if the allegation wasn't true.
  • Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday about Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations

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    Republicans, who hold a paper-thin majority in the Senate, can ill afford defections if Kavanaugh is to be approved. Ford, however, has indicated she can't remember the exact date or location of the party, so it's not clear how cross referencing an unknown date against a calendar which lists when Kavanaugh's vacations, basketball games, movie nights, football practices, and college interviews happened in 1982.
  • NC woman faces 13 charges after sheltering pets during Florence

    NC woman faces 13 charges after sheltering pets during Florence

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    The office said that all the animals that were surrendered were checked out by a licensed veterinarian and that it is working to reunite them with their owners. The Goldsboro News-Argus reported that Sauls said Hedges could still face charges for taking in the animals. "We had an elderly couple, they were evacuating that afternoon, and there was no way they could take 18 animals with them".