• What senators are saying about the FBI’s Kavanaugh report

    What senators are saying about the FBI’s Kavanaugh report

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    It's expected that many senators will want to read or be briefed on the supplemental background check, which the Senate is expected to receive no later than Thursday. Kavanaugh's nomination, which comes amid an atmosphere of bitter political partisanship in Washington , could tilt the court to the right for decades to come.
  • Farmers react positively to USMCA trade agreement

    Farmers react positively to USMCA trade agreement

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    According to the federal government, compensation will be provided to dairy farmers affected by the loss of supply management. "We weren't at the table or maybe the deal would have been a little different". The U.S. failed to achieve its goal of eliminating Canada's supply-management system for dairy, poultry, and eggs. In the new agreement, these products, which were formerly included within Class 7, will now be marked at the USA price.
  • U.S. charges seven Russian spies over cyber-hacking

    U.S. charges seven Russian spies over cyber-hacking

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    In a statement, it said: "As is traditional, it is not backed by any proof and is another element in an anti-Russian campaign being conducted by the British government". NATO's chief Jens Stoltenberg has also warned Russian Federation to stop "reckless" cyber attacks, backing the British and Dutch governments. Russian Federation says the two men Britain blames for the attack were tourists who twice visited Skripal's home town for sightseeing during a weekend trip to England, a story Britain ...
  • Monica McLean Says Christine Ford Never Coached Her on Polygraph

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    Sen. Ford does not remember who invited her to the gathering, how she heard about it, how she got there, or where that house was located with any specificity. How'd you get there?" Attention has turned away from Christine Blasey Ford's allegations of sexual assault. Grassley said, "I believe that she is telling the truth".
  • Melania Trump Begins Five-Day Visit to Africa

    Melania Trump Begins Five-Day Visit to Africa

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    Akufo-Addo was at the airport to welcome her. US First Lady Melania Trump receives flowers during an arrival ceremony after landing at Kotoka International Airport in Accra October 2, 2018 as she begins her week long trip to Africa to promote her " Be Best " campaign.
  • More than 1,200 people killed in Indonesia quake and tsunami

    More than 1,200 people killed in Indonesia quake and tsunami

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    Officials fear the death toll will rise into the thousands. A 7.5 magnitude quake and tsunami devastated central Sulawesi on Friday evening, local time. Power has yet to be restored and aftershocks have rattled jangled nerves. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency, told the BBC that the tsunami detector buoys - 21 floating devices connected to deep-sea sensors - weren't working.
  • President Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony

    President Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony

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    Mr Flake called the president's comments "appalling", and Ms Collins said they were "just plain wrong". Ms Collins, a moderate Republican from ME, has not yet said whether she will vote for Judge Kavanaugh either. In an opinion piece for Slate , one of Kavanaugh's roommates at Yale, James Roche, said the judge "stood up under oath and lied about his drinking and about the meaning of words in his yearbook".
  • India Quietly Approves S-400 Deal Ahead of Modi-Putin Summit

    India Quietly Approves S-400 Deal Ahead of Modi-Putin Summit

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    S-400 air defence system The focus of the summit will be an agreement on the S-400 air defence missile system. What is the S-400 missile system? A more robust relationship with India will also help dispel fears in New Delhi that Moscow has drifted closer to Beijing.
  • Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Chichester, Bognor, Brighton and Peacehaven

    Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Chichester, Bognor, Brighton and Peacehaven

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    In Chichester they spent half an hour walking up and down West Street shaking hands and speaking to well-wishers. " Meghan asked me what we were doing today", she said. Harry and Meghan will then spend three more days in Sydney, before travelling to Fraser Island on October 21. "He was saying that it's a concern of his, children playing the game before they are allowed to", teacher Emma Johnston told the news outlet.
  • You wouldn’t last two weeks without us, Donald Trump tells Saudi king

    You wouldn’t last two weeks without us, Donald Trump tells Saudi king

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    Trump discussed with King Salman efforts to maintain supplies to ensure oil market stability as crude prices are rising. Also, Russia and Saudi Arabia reportedly struck a private deal in September to raise oil output to reduce prices, and informed the United States about this move before a meeting in Algiers with other oil producers.
  • Rosmah Gets Arrested By MACC & Will Be Charged For Money Laundering

    Rosmah Gets Arrested By MACC & Will Be Charged For Money Laundering

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    Local media reported that Rosmah could faces up to 20 charges, mostly under the country's anti-money laundering law in connection to receiving funds from SRC International, a former subsidiary of 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB). She presented herself for questioning at 10.42am accompanied by her lawyer Datuk K Kumaraendran, after being summoned by the MACC. Najib, 65, has denied any wrongdoing despite revelations that hundreds of millions of dollars ended up in his personal bank accounts.
  • Twitter reacts to Theresa May’s Dancing Queen moment

    Twitter reacts to Theresa May’s Dancing Queen moment

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    Theresa May astonished Conservative party members by beginning her keynote speech at the party's conference by dancing to Abba. May has been filmed dancing on several occasions over the past few months, but has been repeatedly mocked for her "cringeworthy" style.