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World Melania Trump dances to African beat, feeds baby elephants
Author: 0 Melania Trump dances to African beat, feeds baby elephants

Her solo safari, which ends in Egypt, has shown her interest in conservation, education, children's welfare and tourism. Her visit has included promoting the work of the US Agency for International Development, whose funding her husband has twice proposed slashing by almost a third.

World Saudi crown prince dismisses Trump remarks about reliance on U.S.
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He said Khashoggi had left the building not long after he entered. Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi went missing after visiting Saudi consulate in Istanbul to sort out paper work. Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch, also placed the burden of proof on Saudi Arabia, saying the kingdom must "produce evidence for its claim that Khashoggi left the consulate alone, and that Saudi agents have not detained him".

World China admits missing Interpol chief is 'under monitoring'
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Interpol, the Lyon-based global police agency, said in a brief statement Saturday that it has asked China about the status of its 64-year-old leader. Some critics of the effort - which has punished more than one million officials - say it also functions as a tool for Xi to eliminate his political rivals.

World McConnell: Kavanaugh confirmation among my proudest moments
Author: 0 McConnell: Kavanaugh confirmation among my proudest moments

Some Democrats in the House of Representatives have indicated Kavanaugh could face investigations or even potential impeachment if they win majorities in the House and possibly the Senate. The accusations against Kavanaugh energized the #MeToo social media movement that emerged after high-profile accusations of sexual assault and harassment by men in politics, the media and the entertainment industry.

Author: 0 The confirmation victory of Justice Brett Kavanaugh

The outcome, telegraphed Friday when the final undeclared senators revealed their views, was devoid of the shocks that had come nearly daily since Christine Blasey Ford said last month that an inebriated Kavanaugh tried to rape her at a 1982 high school get-together.

Author: 0 Melania Trump Admits She Doesn't Agree With All Of Donald's Tweets

Melania Trump was also asked about any role she has advising her husband and the contrast between her words and actions and those of the president. She did not answer but said she is "against any kind of abuse or violence". René Belloq of Indiana Jones' Raiders of the Lost Ark fame and more. During their discussions at State House, First Lady Margaret Kenyatta gave the US First Lady a copy of Beyond Zero's strategic framework for 2018-2022 which she launched earlier in the year.

World Ashiana Housing Scheme: NAB got Shahbaz Sharif physical remand
Author: 0 Ashiana Housing Scheme: NAB got Shahbaz Sharif physical remand

He went to the court for questioning in another corruption case involving a water purification scheme but instead was arrested on the housing project warrant. However, after accepting the request court granted the physical remand for 10 days. She said her party is being victimized in the name of accountability.

World Yale roommate: Kavanaugh lied under oath about drinking
Author: 0 Yale roommate: Kavanaugh lied under oath about drinking

Roche wrote of Kavanaugh, " Brett Kavanaugh stood up under oath and lied about his drinking and about the meaning of words in his yearbook". Roche also appeared on CNN's "AC360" Wednesday night and said , "When Brett started saying things about his drinking and his use of certain words, sexually oriented words, I knew he was lying because he was my roommate".

World Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Two Campaigners Against Rape in War
Author: 0 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Two Campaigners Against Rape in War

Throughout years and years of war in the region, Dr. Mukwege has treated a population that has been victim to rape by militias, government soldiers, and foreign armies. Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad, former captive of Islamic State turned global advocate, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their work against sexual violence.

World Toddler shreds $1000 parents had been saving for a year
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The couple said they laughed it off and Leo is no longer allowed to help mom shred things. When a Salt Lake City couple left an envelope out with $1,060 inside, they didn't think their 2-year-old son would do anything with it. Ben and Jackee Belnap had taken the cash out to pay for their season tickets for their local college football team, but their young son had other ideas.

World Time running out as Indonesia toll tops 1,400
Author: 0 Time running out as Indonesia toll tops 1,400

Indonesia plans to launch a new strategy to fund disaster recovery, which could include selling "catastrophe bonds", a government official said on Thursday, as the country faced up to the devastation from a huge quake and a tsunami. "We need quite a lot of tents". But they also had hope more aid would pour into the city of Palu and the surrounding Donggala district on the island of Sulawesi.

World Trump wins: Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Trump wins: Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to Supreme Court

Also on Friday, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski announced she plans to vote no on Kavanaugh . The Senate ultimately voted 50-48 to confirm Kavanaugh Saturday afternoon following a contentious confirmation battle. "I have no doubt", Trump said, telling reporters that he had chosen Kavanaugh, in part, because "there's nobody with a squeaky-clean past like Brett Kavanaugh because he is an outstanding person and I'm very honoured to have chosen him".

World Verdict reached in Chicago officer’s trial in Laquan McDonald killing
Author: 0 Verdict reached in Chicago officer’s trial in Laquan McDonald killing

Voters then dismissed the prosecutor in the case, who waited a year to charge Van Dyke. Van Dyke faced a count of first-degree murder, one charge of official misconduct and 16 counts of aggravated battery, one for each shot fired. Before the verdict was read, judge Vincent Gaughan acknowledged the verdict would not be easy "for either side". Van Dyke testified in his own defense that he feared for his life and that McDonald was behaving erratically (an autopsy revealed PCP in his system).

World Interpol asks China about missing chief
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Interpol President Meng Hongwei , who was reported missing on Friday, was "taken away" for "questioning by discipline authorities", an unidentified official told South China Morning Post . Far from being a Hollywood-style agency with agents toting weapons across the globe, Interpol is low-profile and discrete about its cases, unless it wants to talk.

World Kavanaugh protesters financed by billionaire Soros
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President Donald Trump lashed out at women opposing his nomination of conservative jurist Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday, preceeding a vote by the United States Senate. Among the women who have shared their stories of surviving sexual assault were two who accosted Sen. On Thursday protesters swamped Capitol Hill and roamed the corridors of the Senate to lobby lawmakers who took turns in a secure basement room reviewing a single copy of the new Federal Bureau of Investigation report on ...

World Brett Kavanaugh: Key US senators back embattled Supreme Court choice
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh: Key US senators back embattled Supreme Court choice

Flake's "yes" vote - combined with his comments Thursday that the FBI's supplemental investigation had been thorough and provided no corroborating evidence of the allegations made by Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez - suggest he will nearly certainly be a "yes" on final confirmation.

World First lady visits Egypt on last stop in visit to Africa
Author: 0 First lady visits Egypt on last stop in visit to Africa

Kavanaugh has denied the charge and on Saturday was on track for confirmation to a lifetime appointment on America's highest court. Her public statements and even her fashion choices have sometimes implied disagreement her husband but she has rarely explicitly said that he's wrong.

World Melania Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh Is 'Highly Qualified'
Author: 0 Melania Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh Is 'Highly Qualified'

The US Senate is girded for a critical, too- close-to-call vote on moving ahead with the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, as Republicans brushed aside complaints by Democrats that an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of sexual assault allegations against him was rushed and incomplete.

World Opposition to Kavanaugh Confirmation Continues Ahead of Final Vote
Author: 0 Opposition to Kavanaugh Confirmation Continues Ahead of Final Vote

Though, when asked how sure she was that Kavanaugh was the boy who attacked her, Dr. Ford said "100%". Republicans appear to be cruising to a 51-49 victory for Kavanaugh's confirmation vote, which could come as early as Saturday. Flake later told reporters he would support confirmation unless something significant changes . Jeff Flake of Arizona, followed by Republican Sen.

World Pompeo to travel to meet Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang next week
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Nauert also said that "obviously these conversations are going in the right direction". However, he declined to comment on recent negative signals from North Korea , including complaints about Washington's apparent reluctance to agree to a declaration to end the 1950-53 Korean war without major concessions.

World Ex-Supreme Court justice is no longer a Brett Kavanaugh fan
Author: 0 Ex-Supreme Court justice is no longer a Brett Kavanaugh fan

Democrats and other critics argued that Kavanaugh's testimony raised questions about his temperament and political bias , with some arguing it could be disqualifying. "At that time , I thought he had the qualifications for the Supreme Court should he be selected", Stevens noted, of his 2014 praise for Kavanaugh.

World Brett Kavanaugh: Key test vote on Supreme Court nominee passes
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh: Key test vote on Supreme Court nominee passes

Flake forced Republicans to launch the additional investigation last week after a tense negotiation with Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats . Also voting to move the nomination forward was Democratic Sen. 27, 2018. That vote was a massive boost for Kavanaugh, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump , who had privately fretted since allegations of sexual assault against the judge were revealed two weeks ago that he might not make it to even this point.

World 5.9-magnitude quake hits off Indonesian island of Sumba
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In another part of Donggala district, which has a population of 300,000 people, Ahmad Derajat, said survivors were scavenging for food in fields and orchards. "We feel like we are stepchildren here because all the help is going to Palu", said Mohamad Taufik, 38, from the town of Donggala, where five of his relatives are still missing.

World Clapped out! Students in vote for ban on applause
Author: 0 Clapped out! Students in vote for ban on applause

The union resolved to ban clapping in favour of "jazz hands", and urged "student groups and societies to do the same". Sara Khan, Manchester Students" Union Liberation and Access Officer , pushed the decision through on Thursday 27th September, as part of the motion "Making Senate More Accessible'.

World Selfie deaths: 259 people reported dead seeking the flawless picture
Author: 0 Selfie deaths: 259 people reported dead seeking the flawless picture

Researchers from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, a group of public medical colleges in New Delhi, scoured news reports on selfie deaths that occurred from October 2011 to November 2017. Clicking a selfie in front of a moving train was another common cause of death. Over half of the selfie deaths occurred in India, where Ars Technica reported 159 fatalities occurred.