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Oct 06 2018

Susan Collins will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Both he and Collins attempted to express a belief that Dr. Blasey Ford was assaulted, but not by Kavanaugh. Holdout Alaska senator Lisa Murkowski called Brett Kava...

Oct 06 2018

Donald Trump Mocks NYT Report On Helping Dad Dodge Taxes

Fred Trump, Donald Trump and Mary Anne Trump in NY in 1982. NY tax authorities have opened an investigation into the allegations reported in the paper that Trump an...

Oct 06 2018

Black Man Wins Nobel Peace Prize After Trump Said He Deserved It

The pair won the award "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict", the Nobel committee said. Denis Mukwege , 63 is a...

Oct 06 2018

EU court may decide before Christmas if UK can unilaterally reverse Brexit

Interviewed on Channel Four News, Mr Coveney was asked about the suggestion that Brexiteers believed the Republic would not erect a border in a no deal scenario. "I am co...

Oct 06 2018

In High School Letter, Kavanaugh Bragged About Being 'Obnoxious Drunks'

The Times contacted Kavanaugh about the letter, who confirmed that he wrote it ahead of "Beach Week" in the summer of 1983, but refused to comment further. During last ...

Oct 06 2018

2-Year-Old Shreds More Than $1,000 In Cash, Twitter Horrified

For the past year, the die-hard University of Utah football fans had been saving up the money to pay back Ben's parents for season tickets, they said. On Twitter , Ben...

Oct 06 2018

Kavanaugh's nomination sealed after crucial senator reveals her vote

Manchin said in a written statement, "My heart goes out to anyone who has experienced any type of sexual assault in their life". Joe Donnelly (D-IN), Heidi Heitkamp (D-...

Oct 06 2018

5 officers shot in SC, suspect in custody

The gunman initially shot at the Florence County deputies and kept shooting when more law enforcement officers arrived, officials said . CNN said the officer was a...

Oct 05 2018

Donald Trump: Brett Kavanaugh Protesters 'Paid Professionals' by George Soros

Don't fall for it!" On Thursday, several protesters who identified themselves as sexual assault survivors cornered Republican Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah and asked wh...

Oct 05 2018

Another US Indictment Links Bitcoin to Covert Russian Intelligence Activity

In some of the strongest language aimed at Moscow since the Cold War, Britain said Russian Federation had become a "pariah state". Commentators say the revelations sugg...

Oct 05 2018

Pompeo to visit North Korea again at weekend despite negative signals

He is expected to discuss a planned second summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump following the previous one in Singapore, June 12. Pompeo met with North ...

Oct 05 2018

How Democrats And Republicans Are Reacting To The FBI Report On Kavanaugh

She said the report was "very limited" and "it looks to be a product of an incomplete investigation". To guard the sensitive information, the FBI's report is expected t...

Oct 05 2018

Australia finally ditches the "tampon tax"

The Daily Telegraph revealed, just weeks before he became Prime Minister, that Scott Morrison would take a lead role in ending what has been long described a "sexist tax...

Oct 05 2018

Interpol chief missing, France launches an investigation

On Friday, French police announced they are leading investigations to find him. His term runs until 2020. News of the investigation into Meng's disappearance came durin...

Oct 05 2018

Retired justice says don’t confirm Kavanaugh

But, he added, "I've changed my views for reasons that have no relationship to his intellectual ability". Stevens, who sat on the Court during Bush v. That ruling stru...

Oct 05 2018

Trump mocks Al Fraken for resigning amid sexual misconduct claims

President Trump holds a "Make America Great Again" rally in Rochester, Minnesota . "Boy did he fold up like a wet rag. Man". Tina Smith , who was appointed in Frank...

Oct 05 2018

More Believe Ford Than Kavanaugh, A Cultural Shift From 1991

Trump had been largely restrained on Ford - calling her at one point a " very credible witness " and authorizing the expanded investigation - until a Tuesday rally in MS,...

Oct 05 2018

Amid trade spat, US-China military tensions soar

A USA defense official characterized the close encounter as having been of short duration. It shows that countries in the region have the wisdom, capability and confide...

Oct 05 2018

Russia Warns Against 'Dangerous' Hacking Allegations That 'Incite Tensions'

Russian spies targeted Britain's Foreign Office, computers at Porton Down and the chemical weapons watchdog, officials have said. Major-general Eichelsheim said the go...

Oct 05 2018

US Withdraws From International Accords After Iran, Palestine Cases

The US withdrawal from the 1955 Treaty of Amity was " 39 years overdue ", Pompeo told reporters . Wednesday's moves came hours after the court made a ruling that san...