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The Senate GOP proposed that the committee hear from both Judge Kavanaugh and Dr. Ford in the interest of due process and transparency for the public. In the poll , conducted from September 11-17, 36% of USA adults surveyed did not want Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, up 6% points from a similar poll a month earlier, while 31% favored Kavanaugh's appointment.
  • Trump Urged Spain to Build Wall Across Sahara

    Trump Urged Spain to Build Wall Across Sahara

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    The length of the US-Mexico border is less than 2,000 miles compared to the Sahara that runs for around 3,000 miles. Many of these cross the Sahara to Morocco and on to Spain across the Mediterranean or over two high fences into the Spanish overseas territories of Ceuta and Melilla in northern Morocco.
  • South Korea's Moon Jae-in attends Pyongyang Mass Games

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    Last year Mr Trump engaged in a war of rhetoric with Mr Kim in which he threatened to destroy North Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in, centre right, and his wife Kim Jung-sook, shake hands with staff of Paekhwawon State Guesthouse before leaving for the Mount Paektu on Thursday.
  • Russian Federation to study Israeli data related to downed plane

    Russian Federation to study Israeli data related to downed plane

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    Russia's Defense Ministry held Israel responsible for the incident, saying the regime's warplanes "created a unsafe situation" that led to the downing of the Russian aircraft by Syria's S-200 missile defense system. On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the incident should serve as a reminder of the need for "permanent, peaceful and political resolutions to the many overlapping conflicts in the region and the danger of tragic miscalculation in Syria's crowded theater of ...
  • Trump defends Supreme Court pick after sex assault allegation

    Trump defends Supreme Court pick after sex assault allegation

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    Republicans are incensed that they have to go through this. If they could have found a way out of it, they would have seized it by now, but all exits have been blocked. Grassley said in a statement Tuesday night that there were never any plans to sit Ford and Kavanaugh together at the witness table, as Banks told Cooper during the interview.
  • USA accuses Russian Federation of violating North Korea sanctions

    USA accuses Russian Federation of violating North Korea sanctions

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    Her remarks come as the USA and its allies have ramped up military efforts to monitor and document evidence of sanctions violations, information the USA says proves Moscow's complicity. DiCarlo welcomed the positive announcements made by North Korea with regards to ending nuclear testing in April and May, including DPRK's leader Kim Jong-Un's stated commitment to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula .
  • Blasey Ford Wants FBI to Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations Before Senate Hearing

    Blasey Ford Wants FBI to Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations Before Senate Hearing

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    The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says the FBI should investigate the incident before senators hold a hearing on the allegations. "That the Senate Judiciary Committee still lacks a protocol for vetting sexual harassment and assault claims that surface during a confirmation hearing suggests that the committee has learned little from the Thomas hearing, much less the more recent #MeToo movement", Hill wrote in the op-ed.
  • Wanda Barzee, Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper, Released From Prison

    Wanda Barzee, Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper, Released From Prison

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    The 15-year federal prison sentence was handed down in exchange for Barzee's cooperation in state and federal cases against Mitchell , CNN reported. She would encourage him to rape me. Wanda Barzee (L) looks at her lawyer Scott C. Williams during her forced medication hearing in Judge Judith Atherton's court February 16, 2006, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Middleton Active Shooter: Police at Office Building in Wisconsin

    Middleton Active Shooter: Police at Office Building in Wisconsin

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    Police have not released details on whether anyone has been injured. Reports say the shots were fired at Esker Software. Police set up a perimeter around the building, Madison.com reported . The incident is happening at 1850 Deming Way. NBC 15 spoke to employees who work at a building next door who said they saw employees running from the neighboring building.
  • Woman Accusing Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Wants FBI Probe

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    It was not clear where and when Ford had identified Smyth as being present at the 1982 party in suburban Maryland, where she said Kavanaugh pinned her down and tried to take her clothes off while another friend watched. The problem for Republicans is that this allegation comes at the worst possible time for them, politically. "I have never done anything like what the accuser describes - to her or to anyone", Kavanaugh said in a statement issued by the White House.
  • Christine Blasey Ford must agree to testify

    Christine Blasey Ford must agree to testify

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    Ford, a research psychologist at Palo Alto University in northern California , has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her more than 30 years ago, at a high school party when both were teenagers. "Also helpful would be bringing in expert testimony or experts who can help them shape the questions that they're going to ask". This is not a man that deserves this, ' Trump told journalists.
  • Union Cabinet Approves Ordinance to Criminalise Triple Talaq

    Union Cabinet Approves Ordinance to Criminalise Triple Talaq

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    The main opposition Congress party is opposing a three-year prison sentence for the offenders and wants a parliamentary committee to discuss the issue to reach a consensus. Now, a magistrate can use his powers to settle the dispute between a husband and his wife. It was hinted earlier that the Modi government might take the ordinance route to enact the bill, given they lack a majority in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of Indian parliament.
  • Trump hails 'exciting' agreements by North Korea's Kim

    Trump hails 'exciting' agreements by North Korea's Kim

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    The Dongchang-ri complex has been a key test center for the North's intercontinental ballistic missile program. The two sides have exchanged fire along the border 96 times since the armistice was signed , halting the Korean War in 1953. Kim's late father, Kim Jong Il, had promised reciprocal visits when South Korean leaders visited him in Pyongyang in 2000 and 2007. However, it is conditional upon the United States taking undefined "corresponding measures".
  • Sharifs' jail sentences suspended in corruption case, to be released

    Sharifs' jail sentences suspended in corruption case, to be released

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    The convictions are still under appeal with the same High Court, but a judge on Wednesday ruled the pair should be freed immediately while the case continues. 28 October, 2016: Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan threatens to paralyse the capital, Islamabad , with a "lockdown" of street protests unless demands for an independent investigation into the Panama revelations are met.
  • GOP plans Senate hearing next week for Kavanaugh, accuser

    GOP plans Senate hearing next week for Kavanaugh, accuser

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    President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would continue to back Kavanaugh, and he does not think an FBI investigation of allegations against him is necessary before the hearing. They also want more witnesses besides Kavanaugh and Ford, hoping to avoid what they said would turn into a "he-said-she-said" moment. Meanwhile, Kavanaugh has been calling Republican senators, including Kennedy, who said the nominee was committed to moving forward.
  • Deadly Typhoon Weakens After Hitting Philippines, China

    Deadly Typhoon Weakens After Hitting Philippines, China

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    The Thai Meteorological Department says that Mangkhut will weaken into a tropical storm as it moves into north Vietnam and will cause heavy rains and potentially high winds in northern and northern-eastern Thai provinces. All high-speed and some normal rail services in Guangdong and Hainan provinces were also halted, the China Railway Guangzhou Group Co said. Residents stand by a flooded road following the onslaught of Typhoon Mangkhut in Tuguegarao city in Cagayan province.