• Trump says FBI has 'free rein' in Kavanaugh investigation

    Trump says FBI has 'free rein' in Kavanaugh investigation

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    Conway said on CNN's " State of the Union ", "It's not meant to be a fishing expedition". Typically, background investigations do not go back decades, but that's what is needed in Kavanaugh's case because the allegations are about incidents said to have happened during his teenage years.
  • Powerful Typhoon Trami hits Japan, injuring dozens

    Powerful Typhoon Trami hits Japan, injuring dozens

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    Outlying islands in the Okinawan chain, some 1,000 km (621 miles) southwest of Tokyo , were being pounded by heavy rain and high tides a day before an Okinawan gubernatorial election on Sunday. Winds of 202km/h are lashing Japan as Typhoon Trami wreaks havoc. Strong winds knocked down trees, blew off an outer wall from a building and left nine people injured in Okinawa.
  • President Trump defends Kavanaugh

    President Trump defends Kavanaugh

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    He has also rejected the account of California college professor Christine Blasey Ford that Kavanaugh held her down and tried to take her clothes off at a house party when they were in high school, as well as a third woman , Deborah Ramirez, who claims Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a drunken party when they were both freshmen at Yale University.
  • China Is Out to Get Me

    China Is Out to Get Me

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    Now, Iran "is once again the victim of a USA siege", the Bolivian president said. That's because China's retaliatory response in raising tariffs on soybeans will affect the top-10 soybean producing states in the US. Speaking in New York, the U.S. president quoted Elton John, did impressions of rival politicians, and speculated that he would be soon endorsed by "The New York Times" - "without me, you'd be out of business", he said.
  • Manchin applauds Republican senator's call for Kavanaugh FBI investigation

    Manchin applauds Republican senator's call for Kavanaugh FBI investigation

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    Sen. Jeff Flake, an Arizona Republican who is retiring, upended what looked like an increasingly certain confirmation early Friday when he called for delaying the confirmation vote until the FBI investigates. "When Dr. Ford's allegations against Judge Kavanaugh surfaced two weeks ago, I insisted that she be allowed to testify before the committee moved to a vote".
  • Massive wave hits Palu in Indonesia

    Massive wave hits Palu in Indonesia

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    Here's the video.The natural disaster and resultant tsunami has left 38 people dead, with the death toll expected to rise. Most victims were hit by debris and falling blocks of concretes. Strong aftershocks continued to rock the city on Saturday morning after waves of up to two metres high swept through it triggered by a 7.5 magnitude quake on land.
  • Justin Milne resigns from ABC chairman role

    Justin Milne resigns from ABC chairman role

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    His resignation marks a significant change in direction since a phone conference on Wednesday afternoon between some board members ended with "support" for Milne's position and affirmation of the board's decision to sack former managing director Michelle Guthrie on Monday .
  • Trump could pull Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

    Trump could pull Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

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    Meanwhile, the lawyer for Deborah Ramirez , who says Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a party when they attended Yale University, raised her profile in a round of television interviews. "These boys included Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh ", she added. "[Unnamed] recently realized that one of the men was Brett Kavanaugh when she saw Kavanaugh's high school yearbook photo on television over the weekend.
  • Israel vows to continue operations in Syria

    Israel vows to continue operations in Syria

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    Israel should think carefully before attacking Syria again once it obtains the sophisticated S-300 defense system from Russian Federation, a Damascus official said. Earlier in the war, Russian Federation suspended a supply of S-300, which Israel feared Syria could use against it. Assad expressed his condolences for the deaths of the Russian airmen, saying they were "carrying out noble mission, fighting terrorism in Syria".
  • Adultery decriminalized in India as it makes women ‘chattel’ of husbands

    Adultery decriminalized in India as it makes women ‘chattel’ of husbands

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    Supreme Court said live streaming of court proceedings will bring transparency. Consensual sexual relationships between two adults, even if married to other people, will no longer be a crime. "The adultery offense was used really as a threat against women by their husbands", she said, adding that it was mainly used where marriages had already broken down and partners moved on.
  • Brett Kavanaugh: A timeline of allegations against the Supreme Court nominee

    Brett Kavanaugh: A timeline of allegations against the Supreme Court nominee

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    Kavanaugh along with his nominator, President Trump, have denied the allegations. Joining the maelstrom, Michael Avenatti , the attorney representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal fight with President Donald Trump , claimed to represent a woman with information about high school-era parties attended by Kavanaugh and urged the Senate to investigate.
  • Second accuser in standoff with GOP over Kavanaugh testimony

    Second accuser in standoff with GOP over Kavanaugh testimony

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    Kavanaugh rejected the latest claim Wednesday as "ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone". And a plurality haven't made up their minds on who is telling the truth - about a third (32 percent) believe Ford, about a quarter (26 percent) believe Kavanaugh and 42 percent are unsure who to believe.