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World Brett Kavanaugh denies sex assault after Blasey Ford testifies
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Swetnick, represented by Michael Avenatti who fought for porn actress Stormy Daniels, said in a statement which was submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge were present at a party where she was drugged and "gang raped".

World Deputies: Military plane crashes in coastal SC
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The jet crashed just before noon local time. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss information before it is made public. Smoke rises at the site of a F-35 fighter jet crash in Beaufort, South Carolina, U.S., September 28, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media.

World Blasey Ford says '100 percent' certain Kavanaugh assaulted her
Author: 0 Blasey Ford says '100 percent' certain Kavanaugh assaulted her

Flake added later, "And so I will say to these witnesses - these human beings - we owe both of you a honest apology". Trump chose Kavanaugh after the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was a "swing" vote on the Supreme Court , a conservative who nonetheless sided with liberals in favour of abortion rights and gay rights in some key cases.

World Trudeau says new deal not guaranteed — NAFTA
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Donald Trump has said he turned down a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , putting a damper on high hopes for trade renegotiations. Disputes have also arisen between over President Trump's request for increased access to Canada's protected dairy market. A day earlier, Lighthizer also cited Chapter 19 as a sticking point, while saying the subject of 232 tariffs would probably be dealt with later, rather than as part of an overall NAFTA deal as initially sought.

World Powerful Japan typhoon prompts widespread evacuation orders
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A person reacts to the weather as ship washed ashore caused by Typhoon Trami is seen at a port in Yonabaru, on the southern island of Okinawa, Japan , in this photo taken by Kyodo Sunday. It flooded the Kansai airport near Osaka, one of the busiest in the country, taking it out of service for days. Seventeen people suffered minor injuries in storm-related accidents in Okinawa and several houses suffered some damage but no one was feared dead, local officials said.

Author: 0 Senators Reach Deal to Delay Kavanaugh Floor Vote That Includes FBI Investigation

Deborah Ramirez accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct while they were in college and she had been seeking an FBI investigation . The Senate Judiciary Committee on Saturday asked the FBI to investigate a person who allegedly gave "false statements" to the committee alleging "misconduct" by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

World Shark attack injures boy, 13, at Southern California beach
Author: 0 Shark attack injures boy, 13, at Southern California beach

Chad Hammel was diving nearby for lobsters with his two friends when he suddenly heard the boy "scream." "The shark hit him in the clavicle, ripped open everything in the back and the top teeth came down and got his cheek". People on the beach called paramedics who rushed to the scene and got the boy into a helicopter. A hospital spokesman said the teen was taken to surgery , but released no other information at the request of his family.

World North Korea Gifts Hunting Dogs To South Korea President Moon Jae
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Mr Trump said at the Saturday night rally in West Virginia: "He wrote me handsome letters and they're great letters". "And we would go back and forth". Pyongyang has also made clear that they are looking for a formal declaration to the end of the Korean War. The minister instead highlighted three meetings between Mr Kim and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in in the past five months and added: "If the party to this issue of denuclearisation were South Korea and not the U.S., the denuclearisation ...

World Magnitude 7.5 quake rocks Indonesia
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The Associated Press , citing a spokesman with Indonesia's disaster agency, reported that a tsunami occurred along Palu and Donngala. A 7.5 magnitude quake hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, triggering a tsunami warning that was lifted later.

World Is China ‘meddling’ in the USA elections?
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It'll come out. "They do not want me or us to win because I am the first president ever to challenge China on trade and we are winning on trade". China's state-controlled media was more direct, saying if the country had been successful in influencing elections , the U.S.

World Trump orders FBI to update Kavanaugh file in less than a week
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Swetnick, represented by Michael Avenatti who fought for porn actress Stormy Daniels, said in a statement which was submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge were present at a party where she was drugged and "gang raped".

World Rachel Mitchell, who will question Kavanaugh, described as 'poised and pointed cross
Author: 0 Rachel Mitchell, who will question Kavanaugh, described as 'poised and pointed cross

Her old boss, former county attorney Rick Romley, describes her as a stellar prosecutor who he entrusted with some of the most high-profile cases and someone who knows the dynamics of sexual assault. Ford that I would do everything in my power to avoid a repeat of the "circus" atmosphere in the hearing room that we saw the week of September 4. Her most notable case was in 2005, when Mitchell went up against Rev.

World Justin Milne 'never sent' email calling for journalists' sacking
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He denied his intervention in staffing matters was at the behest of the Federal Government, and said there should be no suggestion he had failed to safeguard the independence of the broadcaster. Appointments to all other ABC board positions, including the chair, must follow a merit-based process with candidates interviewed in a process that the government does not control.

World Pakistan glorifies killers, India cant pursue talks: Sushma Swaraj at UNGA
Author: 0 Pakistan glorifies killers, India cant pursue talks: Sushma Swaraj at UNGA

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday hit out at Pakistan at the UN General Assembly , saying that despite a change in government, the neighbouring country was fomenting terrorism and even glorifying it. "Hence, our belief that talks and terror can not go together", he said. In a reply to Pakistan's accusations of human rights violations by India, she asked, "Who can be a greater transgressor of human rights than a terrorist?" "Kulbhushan Yadav, on the behest of the ...

World Would It Make A Difference If The FBI Were To Investigate Kavanaugh?
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Brookes - a self-identified Republican and the college roommate of Debbie Ramirez , the woman who accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her at a dorm party - spoke out in an interview with Chris Cuomo Thursday night. As a general matter, he said he has never had a sexual encounter with more than a single woman present. He told reporters in a Capitol hallway, "Just watching the hearing yesterday, the questions and then the reporting on it afterwards".

World 'Many dead' as Tsunami hits Indonesia
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Around 16,700 people were evacuated to 24 centers in Palu. "We are having difficulty deploying heavy equipment to find victims under the rubble of buildings because numerous roads leading to Palu city are damaged". Indonesia's geophysics agency lifted a tsunami warning 34 minutes after it was first issued following a major natural disaster that sent huge waves crashing into the northeastern coast of Sulawesi island, killing hundreds and leaving thousands more homeless.

World Why these women support Brett Kavanaugh's US Supreme Court nomination
Author: 0 Why these women support Brett Kavanaugh's US Supreme Court nomination

Though Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) voted to approve Kavanaugh's confirmation in a Judiciary Committee vote Friday, sending it to the full Senate, he also called for a delay in that full Senate vote to allow the Federal Bureau of Investigation time to investigate the allegations against Kavanaugh.

World Who is Julie Swetnick, the third woman with allegations about Brett Kavanaugh?
Author: 0 Who is Julie Swetnick, the third woman with allegations about Brett Kavanaugh?

The apparent constituent of Whitehouse's who made the phone call stated he realized that Kavanaugh was one of the men allegedly involved "when he saw Kavanaugh's high school yearbook photo on television over the weekend". Feinstein took a shot at Grassley, telling Ford that "the chairman chose not to do this - but I think it's appropriate that you're properly introduced", and then running through Ford's resume, which includes two master's degrees.

World With Kavanaugh nomination, Trump faces #MeToo
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Swetnick is being represented by high-profile attorney Michael Avenatti , who called his client "courageous, fearless and honest". She alleges that the pair spiked party punch with drugs or grain alcohol to lower girls' inhibitions and says she witnessed boys including Kavanaugh and Judge lining up to gang-rape an inebriated girl.

World Senate panel advances Kavanaugh to full Senate
Author: 0 Senate panel advances Kavanaugh to full Senate

Flake is a particularly unique position as he is the only member of this group who also sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee , which is now still scheduled to vote on whether to sign off on Kavanaugh's nomination Friday morning. "You have replaced "advice and consent" with "search and destroy, '" he said, referring to the Constitution's charge to senators" duties in confirming high officials.

World Didn't expect that reaction but that's ok
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Bolton, speaking to an organization that opposed the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, from which the administration withdrew in May , said that there would be "hell to pay" if Tehran crossed the USA, its allies or their partners. The Japanese prime minister expressed his expectation that Iran will play a role in full implementation of United Nations sanctions on North Korea to compel it to give up its nuclear weapons program.

World Trump defends Kavanaugh nomination, may delay Rosenstein meeting
Author: 0 Trump defends Kavanaugh nomination, may delay Rosenstein meeting

Kavanaugh strongly denies both claims. "And they go into a room, and I guarantee you, they laugh like hell at what they pulled off on you and on the public". "I didn't expect that reaction, but that's OK", he said at the time , pressing ahead undaunted. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the White House is "open" to having Brett Kavanagh accuser Deborah Ramirez testify at a blockbuster Judiciary Committee hearing set for Thursday.

World Two GOP Swing Vote Senators Will Support Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Two GOP Swing Vote Senators Will Support Kavanaugh

When asked to say whether he believes Kavanaugh is telling the truth, Flake said nothing at all. Republicans praised Ford's bravery in coming forward, but many of them said her account won't affect their support for Kavanaugh. But others pointed out that they were friends and allies who, rather than acting disgusted with what he said, were most likely mirroring the anger he expressed during his speech .

World Powerful quakes rock Sulawesi in Indonesia, destroying homes
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Earlier on Friday, the same area was hit by a magnitude 6.1 quake that killed one person, injured 10 and damaged dozens of houses. "The (second) quake was felt very strongly, we expect more damage and more victims", Nugroho said, adding that evacuation process is still ongoing.

World Donald Trump tells aides he likes Brett Kavanaugh’s aggressive tone
Author: 0 Donald Trump tells aides he likes Brett Kavanaugh’s aggressive tone

Jo Langford, a Seattle-based therapist who works with men and boys who have committed sexual offenses, said he was struck by the contrast between Kavanaugh's anger and Ford's "stable and straightforward cadence". "She is just as much a victim of this as I think Brett Kavanaugh (is)". "It is not my responsibility to determine whether Mr. Kavanaugh deserves to sit on the Supreme Court", she said, but it is "my responsibility is to tell you the truth".

World Netherlands police arrests foil 'major terrorist attack'
Author: 0 Netherlands police arrests foil 'major terrorist attack'

After a monthslong investigation, authorities arrested the suspects, aged 21 to 34 years old, on Thursday, saying they were in the advanced stages of planning the attack. The likelihood of a terror attack in the Netherlands "remained substantial", the Dutch anti-terror agency NCTV said last week, with terror threat levels remaining at level four out of five.

World SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala
Author: 0 SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

While Justices R F Nariman and D Y Chandrachud concurred with the CJI and Justice A M Khanwilkar, Justice Indu Malhotra gave a dissenting verdict. The court pronounced its verdict on a clutch of pleas challenging the ban on entry of women of menstrual age in Kerala's Sabarimala temple and said law and society are tasked with the task to act as levellers.

World Iran nuclear deal: Plan put forward to dodge United States sanctions
Author: 0 Iran nuclear deal: Plan put forward to dodge United States sanctions

In a major setback to the United States and Trump's administration, the European Union has chose to constitute new ways to enable legal trade with Iran , despite USA sanctions, which are expected in November. Trump added that Iran, "a regime with this track record, must never be allowed to possess a nuclear weapon", and warned that Washington will pursue even tougher sanctions against Tehran .

World Donald Trump says he would prefer to keep Rod Rosenstein
Author: 0 Donald Trump says he would prefer to keep Rod Rosenstein

But decisions about Rosenstein's job were repeatedly postponed until he could sit down for an in-person meeting with Trump once the President returned from NY, where he was meeting with foreign leaders at the United Nations, on Thursday. Rosenstein assured him the report was not true. Trump said he would like Rosenstein to continue overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible coordination with the Republican nominee's ...