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Protesters urge Senators to vote 'no' on Kavanaugh as decision looms

Senate so they could make the most informed decision possible". Trump, who is in Africa to promote her children's welfare program, began her trip in Ghana, where she visited mothers and their newborns, and toured a former slave trading fort. [Full Article...]

Who is Brett Kavanaugh?

Who is Brett Kavanaugh? The final Senate vote is expected Saturday, but enough senators have committed to backing him after a tumultuous political battle inflamed by allegations by California professor Christine Blasey Ford that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers in the early 1980s. [Full Article...]

India to deport Rohingya to Myanmar, despite United Nations concern

India to deport Rohingya to Myanmar, despite United Nations concern The seven had been held at the Silchar central prison in Cachar district since 2012 on charges of illegal entry. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist government, which regards them as illegal aliens and a potential security risk, has ordered that Rohingya living in small settlements and slums around the country be identified and deported. [Full Article...]

'Russia standing by Iran's side as sanctions return'

'Russia standing by Iran's side as sanctions return' These issues, according to Putin, include the expectation of new USA sanctions against Iran and a decline in production in North Africa and Venezuela. The Act primarily deals with sanctions on Russian interests such as its oil and gas industry, defence and security sector, and financial institutions, in the backdrop of its military intervention in Ukraine and its alleged meddling in the 2016 US Pr... [Full Article...]

Tsunami kills hundreds in Indonesia; ADRA Responding

Tsunami kills hundreds in Indonesia; ADRA Responding Indonesia's ambassador to Canada, Teuku Faizasyah, said he expects to see the death toll rise as more bodies are discovered. Among the dead are 34 children who were attending a Bible camp at a church near Palu . Almost 50,000 people have been displaced from their homes in Palu alone, Mr Nugroho said, and hospitals were overwhelmed. Mass graves have already been prepared to bury hundre... [Full Article...]

Canceled almost 600 flights: Japan approaching powerful Typhoon

Canceled almost 600 flights: Japan approaching powerful Typhoon Jebi is to follow Typhoon Cimaron, which made landfall on August 23 disrupting transport links, but injuries and damages were limited. A man in his 70s died apparently after being blown to the ground from his apartment in Osaka prefecture, while a 71-year-old man died when a storage building collapsed on him, officials said. [Full Article...]

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit their namesake county Sussex

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit their namesake county Sussex They saw a rare Sussex copy of the American Declaration of Independence in Chichester. Harry then went on to high five several of the kids after they admitted that they had all skipped latin class in order to come out and greet the Duke and Duchess. [Full Article...]

End divisions or put Brexit at risk, Britain's May tells party

End divisions or put Brexit at risk, Britain's May tells party Her words were aimed at easing the growing frustration of some Conservatives who openly say their party is directionless, unable to set an agenda against the divisive rows over Brexit between competing wings of the party. In any contest, Mrs May would need to secure the backing of half her parliamentary party - 158 MPs - to continue as leader. So the negotiations with the European Union have gro... [Full Article...]

Britain’s PM Theresa May dances onto stage

Britain’s PM Theresa May dances onto stage May later said his speech made her "cross". Theresa May arrived on stage to the tune of ABBA's " Dancing Queen " today, and showed off her dance moves once again. Her entrance to " Dancing Queen " was compared to the embarrassing work of David Brent, the entrance of wrestlers and football managers, and even a GIF from The Simpsons . [Full Article...]

US Crude Oil Price Set to Stabilize at Higher Levels

US Crude Oil Price Set to Stabilize at Higher Levels You might not be there for two weeks without us. Sources told Reuters earlier on Wednesday that Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia had informed the United States of their private deal to raise supply before a meeting in Algeria with other producers. [Full Article...]

White House corrects transcript to reflect Trump's insult

White House corrects transcript to reflect Trump's insult His comments came as he called on ABC News' White House Correspondent Cecilia Vega who paused before asking her question. "She's shocked that I picked her". Following the conference, Vega posted a tweet stating that any question can be asked at press conferences but did not comment on Trump's " You never do " remark. [Full Article...]

Scary time for young men in America

Scary time for young men in America U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh meets with Sen. Grassley said he was reminded of the 1991 testimony of then-Judge Clarence Thomas, who told the committee that the hearing into sexual harassment allegations from Anita Hill amounted to a "high-tech lynching". [Full Article...]

McConnell: FBI report won't be 'reason for delay' on Kavanaugh vote

McConnell: FBI report won't be 'reason for delay' on Kavanaugh vote Supreme Court , eight women were arrested early Tuesday morning for occupying the senator's campaign headquarters and demanding he vote against the judge's confirmation. The FBI has also interviewed Leland Keyser, who Ford said attended the same party. After creating the fundraiser on Go Fund Me on Monday, the group had raised more than $4,000 in less than 24 hours. [Full Article...]

Donald Trumps heralds 'new dawn' with trade deal

USMCA got mixed reviews as pundits and politicians grappled with the latest iteration of what was once called NAFTA. Those remarks set the stage for a bitter struggle over trade , with Trump threatening to drop Canada from the regional trade pact altogether if it didn't yield to key U.S. [Full Article...]

Indonesia tsunami and quake: Bodies found in church buried by landslide

Indonesia tsunami and quake: Bodies found in church buried by landslide New Zealand is providing $1.6 million to help the emergency response to the deadly natural disaster and tsunami in Indonesia that killed at least 840 people. Indonesia's Metro TV on Sunday broadcast aerial footage from a coastal community in Donggala, close to the epicenter of the quake. Satellite imagery provided by regional relief teams showed severe damage at some of the area's major ports,... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Lied Under Oath & Must Be Held Accountable

Kavanaugh Lied Under Oath & Must Be Held Accountable When asked about Judge Kavanaugh's drinking habits during a news conference on Monday, Mr Trump said he thought his answers during the hearing were "excellent". "Whether you are for or against Judge Kavanaugh going to the Supreme Court, it will only benefit the country if the investigation is regarded as fair, clear and not constrained, particularly by partisan means", Mr. [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham Wants To Investigate Whether Someone Leaked Kavanaugh Accuser's Name

Lindsey Graham Wants To Investigate Whether Someone Leaked Kavanaugh Accuser's Name He said that a 35-year-old allegation should not become the new standard for withholding a nomination and that Democrats strategically dropped the accusation right before the hearing. "My mind's made up about Brett Kavanaugh and it would take a dynamite accusation [to change it]", Graham told Pelley. Ford was too young to drive but can not recall how she got there or how she left - a big deal ... [Full Article...]

Airline now says 1 missing after Pacific lagoon plane crash

Airline now says 1 missing after Pacific lagoon plane crash Everyone made it off alive. Jaynes said before he got off the plane through an emergency exit, water was waist high inside the aircraft. He said the flight attendants were panicking and yelling, and that he suffered a minor head injury. "Everybody came together and rushed to the plane and rescued the passengers". In 2008, an Asia Pacific Airlines cargo Boeing 727 overran and ended up with its ... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh faces crucial vote, White House eyes GOP senators

Kavanaugh faces crucial vote, White House eyes GOP senators Kavanaugh issued his own statement through the White House saying he's been interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation before, done "background" calls with the Senate and answered questions under oath "about every topic" senators have asked. [Full Article...]

Russia, China, UK, others, support Iran nuclear deal

Russia, China, UK, others, support Iran nuclear deal It lifted economic sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear programme. Iran denies seeking nuclear weapons. EU High Representative Frederica Mogherini announced earlier this week after a meeting of EU member states that the European Union will set up a legal entity enabling legitimate financial transaction with Iran that would bypass USA sanctions. [Full Article...]


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