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President Donald Trump . Trump has repeatedly threatened to cut Canada out of a trade agreement if the country does not agree with his terms. "There is still a fair amount of distance between us", Lighthizer said at a conference in NY, according to press reports.
  • A new allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

    A new allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

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    On the topic of why she has chosen to come forward, she will say in her statement , which can be read here. She wrote she has a "firm recollection of seeing boys lined up outside rooms at many of these parties waiting for their turn with a girl inside the room".
  • 'Heroes' picture that revealed true identity of novichok killer

    'Heroes' picture that revealed true identity of novichok killer

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    One of the men accused of the Novichok poisoning attack in the United Kingdom was a highly decorated officer of the Russian Military Intelligence, an investigative journalism website claims. It "would imply that 'the job was ordered at the highest level, '" the group quoted its source as saying, according to Agence France-Presse. The investigators then tracked Chepiga to two addresses, one from 2003 that belonged to the barracks of the special forces brigade where he served, and another ...
  • Another woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

    Another woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

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    She added that it was irresponsible to not demand the appearance and questioning of Kavanaugh's high school friend, Mark Judge , who Blasey has said was present in the room when the alleged attack occurred. Republicans have been hoping to win confirmation for Kavanaugh by early next week. President Trump also defending his Supreme Court nominee and criticizing Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Kavanaugh's latest accuser, writing on Twitter, "Avenatti is a third rate lawyer who is good at ...
  • Maine Protesters Want Susan Collins To Take A Stand On Brett Kavanaugh

    Maine Protesters Want Susan Collins To Take A Stand On Brett Kavanaugh

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    Ramirez accused Kavanaugh in an article published in the New Yorker magazine on Sunday of exposing himself to her during a drunken dormitory party at Yale . "I believe that the committee investigators should reach out to Deborah Ramirez to question her under oath about what she is alleging happened", Collins reportedly said, according to The Hill .
  • Brett Kavanaugh: third woman accuses supreme court nominee of sexual misconduct

    Brett Kavanaugh: third woman accuses supreme court nominee of sexual misconduct

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    Avenatti also told reporters the woman, whom he did not name, has multiple security clearances and will "literally risk her life" by coming forward. Note, she didn't accuse Mark or Brett of raping her, but said that they were present during the alleged incident. FOX 5 has not been able to corroborate Swetnick's allegations and is investigating the claims .
  • Brett Kavanaugh: Trump doubts 'drunk' sex assault accuser

    Brett Kavanaugh: Trump doubts 'drunk' sex assault accuser

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    The affidavits signed Monday and Tuesday of this week could give more weight to Ford's story on the eve of her testimony - and Kavanaugh's expected denial - before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday "we would be open" to having Ramirez testify before the same Judiciary Committee hearing at which Ford and Kavanaugh are scheduled to appear Thursday.
  • How Indian Navy Tracked Down Missing Naval Officer in Indian Ocean

    How Indian Navy Tracked Down Missing Naval Officer in Indian Ocean

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    Bravo. They have Tomy onboard and he is conscious and talking, fantastic news. well done all involved, incredible news'. I haven't spoken to him in a long time. "The vessel will shift him to a nearby island (I'lle Amsterdam) by evening", Sitharaman tweeted . Indian Naval stealth frigate, INS Satpura with a Chetak Helicopter and tanker INS Jyoti operating in the Indian Ocean have been dispatched for the rescue mission.
  • Rep. Paul Gosar's siblings in new ad: Don't vote for our brother

    Rep. Paul Gosar's siblings in new ad: Don't vote for our brother

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    Republican Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar might be a near lock for re-election, but not if his six siblings have anything to say about it. "Stalin would be proud", he added . He is one of 10 children and three of his other siblings seemed to have not participated. In one video, Gosar's brothers and sisters talk about how he's gone down the wrong path.
  • US Deputy Attorney General Who Wanted To Tape Trump Faces Big Decision

    US Deputy Attorney General Who Wanted To Tape Trump Faces Big Decision

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    Axios , citing an unidentified source with knowledge of the matter, reported that Rosenstein verbally resigned to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly . Thompson did not immediately reply to a request on Monday for comment on Cummings' latest request. The allegation about Rosenstein detailed in last week's New York Times story was included in contemporaneous memos kept by ousted Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe.
  • Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

    Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

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    Rosenstein also allegedly said that he considered it possible to recruit the Minister of justice, Jeff and Roman sessions and Minister of internal security of the United States John Kelly (at the time ), who now heads the presidential administration to try to dislodge the tramp from his post on the 25th article of the U.S.
  • Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

    Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford To Testify Thursday

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    Christine Blasey Ford , the woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, initially wanted her account to remain secret but she has since come forward after it leaked. "So I thought that the president's tweet was completely inappropriate and wrong". Lawyers for Ford have strongly opposed having an outside questioner, arguing that it could give the hearing a prosecutorial tone.
  • San Antonians react to first debate between Cruz, O'Rourke

    San Antonians react to first debate between Cruz, O'Rourke

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    Mr. O'Rourke claimed things like "universal background checks" would make schools and other places "demonstrably safer", before chiding Mr. Cruz that "thoughts and prayers are not going to cut it". "Thoughts and prayers, Sen". The Post found that between 2015 and August 20 of this year, 90 unarmed black men were killed by police. "I know that he's doing it for one reason".
  • Kerala nun rape case: Accused Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested, say reports

    Kerala nun rape case: Accused Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal arrested, say reports

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    But police in the southern state of Kerala , home to India's largest Christian population, did not formally question him until September. However, police can still arrest him if it has sufficient evidence, they said. Backed by activists and students, the nuns demanded the bishop be prosecuted. He was accused of raping a nun 13 times between 2014 and 2016. She said she had to approach police because church authorities did not act on her complaints.
  • Kavanaugh accuser agrees to give evidence to Senate committee

    Kavanaugh accuser agrees to give evidence to Senate committee

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    Sunday's call was bipartisan and lasted about an hour, said a person familiar with the conversation who wasn't authorized to speak publicly. Three of those people, PJ Smyth , Mark Judge , and Kavanaugh , have already denied any recollection of attending such a party.
  • Islamic State group claims Iran parade attack: propaganda agency

    Islamic State group claims Iran parade attack: propaganda agency

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    The attack took place on a day when military parades were being staged across the country to mark the anniversary of Iran's eight-year war with Iraq in the 1980s. Iran has blamed its Mideast archrival, the Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for funding their activity. Iran will face pressure to respond to the high-profile attack on the Revolutionary Guards, the strategic force with the greatest commitment to the clerical leadership.
  • India and Pakistan meeting at United Nations to end three-year freeze

    India and Pakistan meeting at United Nations to end three-year freeze

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    India has made a decision to drop the idea of the proposed meeting, the first such high-level talk planned in years between the nuclear rivals, to protest about the killing of Indian security personnel and the glorification of a militant and militancy by Pakistan, India's foreign office said in a statement.
  • Under right terms, Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all

    Under right terms, Kavanaugh accuser may testify after all

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    Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving parents". His Republican party accuses the Democrats of using Ford as a last-minute spoiler to try and wreck Kavanaugh's path to the highest court, where he would tilt the bench firmly to the right for possibly years to come.
  • Labour MP David Lammy Tears Into Theresa May After Brexit Statement

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    In a speech that was briefly delayed by a power outage in 10 Downing Street, May said, "I have always said these negotiations were going to be tough, and they are going to be tougher in the final stretch". "At this late stage in the negotiations it is not acceptable to simply reject the other side's proposal with no counter offer". " Theresa May's Brexit negotiating strategy has been a disaster", opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said.
  • Two shark attacks in Whitsundays

    Two shark attacks in Whitsundays

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    Less than 24 hours later, a 12-year-old girl was attacked in a similar area. Less than 24 hours earlier , a 46-year-old Tasmanian woman suffered significant leg and torso injuries from a shark attack in the same part of Queensland. "There was quite a lot of blood around the boat", Mr McCauley said. She remains in a critical condition. It was lucky the CQ rescue helicopter was already close by when it got the call for help, giving the woman the best shot of survival.
  • Three babies, others slashed at child care center

    Three babies, others slashed at child care center

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    Police say they found a 52-year-old woman in the basement of the daycare with what they say was a self-inflicted slashed wrist. The injuries were not considered to be life threatening, police said. It was not immediately clear how many other children were at the centre at the time of the assault. Investigators said they believed the home served as an informal neighborhood daycare center.
  • GOP says time is running out for accuser to testify - USA

    GOP says time is running out for accuser to testify - USA

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    Faced with a backlash against accuser Christine Blasey Ford's refusal to testify next Monday, her lawyer suddenly shifted strategy - saying Ford's prepared to testify "next week," but only under "fair" terms. Ford has also made it clear that she wants to be questioned by senators rather than outside counsel, Borger noted. She called on the FBI to investigate the assault allegation "and all the threats she's undergoing".
  • North and South Korea make breakthrough agreement

    North and South Korea make breakthrough agreement

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    While the declaration appears to fall short of what the U.S. wants, President Donald Trump has maintained that he and Mr Kim have a good relationship and both leaders have hinted they may meet again, following their June summit in Singapore.
  • Flood victims get food and water; rain spreads to Northeast

    Flood victims get food and water; rain spreads to Northeast

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    In Kinston, where water overran the banks of the Neuse River in the city in eastern North Carolina, a crowd of people gathered on Riverbank Road to look at the changed landscape of Neuseway Nature Park. The gray ash left behind when coal is burned contains toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, lead and mercury. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched an Emergency Operations Center to monitor the risk of infectious diseases posed by contaminated floodwater, mold ...
  • Israeli Army Expresses 'Sorrow' for Russian Deaths, Blames Hezbollah, Syria and Iran

    Israeli Army Expresses 'Sorrow' for Russian Deaths, Blames Hezbollah, Syria and Iran

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    Turkey will send more troops into Syria's Idlib province after striking a deal with Russian Federation that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who said it kept the area out of President Bashar al-Assad's hands. Previous strikes in Syria linked to Israel have given a wide berth to areas populated by Russian defences, but strikes on the Damascus International Airport on Sunday and the air battle on Monday have played out near Russian forces.
  • Police respond to active shooting incident with multiple gunmen in Middleton, Wisconsin

    Police respond to active shooting incident with multiple gunmen in Middleton, Wisconsin

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    Images from the scene show armed police surrounding the building. A State Journal reporter at the scene says at least 40 police squad cars and ambulances are outside the building. The call came in around 10:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19. She didn't have any other information. Andrew King, an employee at TrafficCast, 1800 Deming Way, said he saw a man carrying a handgun inside the 1850 Deming Way building.
  • Kavanaugh Accuser Faces Death Threats, Asks for FBI Investigation Before Testifying

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    Meanwhile, Republicans are suggesting that Ford, whose allegations have upended Kavanaugh's nomination - the committee's vote was already pushed from Thursday to likely next week - will have one chance to testify, and one chance only. And he called a question about whether Kavanaugh should withdraw "ridiculous". "I think they're going to do a good job". Ford, 51, is a professor of psychology and a statistician at Palo Alto University who also teaches at Stanford.
  • Helene becomes post-tropical cyclone heading to Ireland, U.K.

    Helene becomes post-tropical cyclone heading to Ireland, U.K.

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    Its warning - in force between 6pm on Monday and midday on Tuesday - said "very strong winds" could pose the risk of "injuries and danger to life" because of flying debris. The warning is in place between 6am and 10pm on Wednesday, September 19. The weather forecast for Wednesday is not part of Storm Helene, which will have moved on.
  • Palestinian stabs American-Israeli man to death in West Bank

    Palestinian stabs American-Israeli man to death in West Bank

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    The portion of the money involving Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip was being redirected to programmes between Jewish and Arab Israelis, a U.S. The period has also seen occasional shelling exchanges between Gaza's Islamist Hamas rulers and Israel. Almost 20,000 Palestinians have also sustained injuries.
  • GOP lawmakers may oppose tax bill 2.0 to hold onto seats

    GOP lawmakers may oppose tax bill 2.0 to hold onto seats

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    The GOP's "tax reform 2.0" aims to make permanent the tax cuts for individuals that President Trump signed into law in December 2017, including the law's temporary reductions in individual filers' rates, a doubling of the Child Tax Credit, and cuts to the estate tax paid by a small fraction of the wealthiest families.
  • Kavanaugh accuser speaks to newspaper on record

    Kavanaugh accuser speaks to newspaper on record

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    Ford did not discuss specifics of the incident with anyone for decades, The Post reports , although she did tell her husband early on in their relationship that she'd been a victim of physical abuse. Circuit Court judge at the time. Kavanaugh grinded his body against hers and attempted to pull off her one-piece bathing suit and the clothing she wore over it, she said.
  • Salisbury poisoning suspects ‘smoked weed and slept with prostitute night before attack’

    Salisbury poisoning suspects ‘smoked weed and slept with prostitute night before attack’

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    President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said Friday that Russian authorities will consider Britain's request to interrogate them if it comes. "They explained everything simply and clearly yesterday, why they went there, what they were doing there, what the weather was like", he said. British police claim the names used by the men are aliases and there is evidence they are Russian military intelligence agents.
  • 38500 flee hostilities in Syria's Idlib in two weeks

    38500 flee hostilities in Syria's Idlib in two weeks

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    Turkey deployed hundreds of its soldiers to the observation posts after a de-escalation agreement reached with Russian Federation and Iran past year to freeze the lines of the conflict, effectively placing Ankara as a protector of the province.
  • Hurricane Florence is moving towards land with stormy winds and heavy rains

    Hurricane Florence is moving towards land with stormy winds and heavy rains

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    High winds and storm surge from Hurricane Florence hits Swansboro, North Carolina. "This is an uninvited brute that just won't leave", Cooper said on "Today". About 9,700 National Guard troops and civilians were deployed with high-water vehicles, helicopters and boats. Authorities warned, too, of the threat of mudslides and the risk of an environmental disaster from floodwaters washing over industrial waste sites and hog farms.
  • Russians protest against pension age hike

    Russians protest against pension age hike

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    United Russia also suffered defeats to the Communists in party-list votes for three regional parliaments. The demonstrations were called to protest changes to the pension retirement ages that were hiked from 55 years for women and 60 for men to 63 and 65 respectively.