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Mark Judge, Brett Kavanaugh’s friend, says he’ll cooperate with the investigation

Mark Judge, Brett Kavanaugh’s friend, says he’ll cooperate with the investigation

Friday evening's procedural motion means the Senate will officially be considering Kavanaugh's nomination while the FBI investigates sexual assault allegations against the judge. Kavanaugh vehemently ...

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'Many victims' after 3-metre-high tsunami smashes into Indonesian island

'Many victims' after 3-metre-high tsunami smashes into Indonesian island

Some survived by climbing six metre (18 ft) trees to escape the huge waves, the spokesman said . Nugroho, the disaster agency's spokesman, said thousands of homes, hotels, shopping centers, hospita...

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U.S. evacuates consulate in southern Iraq city of Basra following attacks

U.S. evacuates consulate in southern Iraq city of Basra following attacks

Still, Pompeo said the threats against USA personnel and facilities in Iraq were "increasing and specific" and added that Washington was working with Iraqi forces and US allies to address them. "W...

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Passengers safe after plane ditches into Pacific lagoon

Passengers safe after plane ditches into Pacific lagoon

Several passengers were injured - one critically - but everyone survived. Local boats helped rescue all 47 passengers and crew after the plane hit the water while trying to land at the Chuuk Island ...

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US F-35 fly first ever combat mission in Kandahar

US F-35 fly first ever combat mission in Kandahar

A Marine Corps Joint Strike Fighter engaged a Taliban target in Afghanistan. The airstrike occurred in Afghanistan and involved a Marine F-35B " Lightning II " that had taken off from the U.S. Oth...

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'Look at me:' Women confront key Republican senator over Kavanaugh

The decision is a reversal for the administration, which had argued that Kavanaugh had been vetted. Yet Flake issued a statement Friday morning that he wasn't convinced Christine Blasey Ford's te...

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Senator confronted by angry protester as key vote looms on Kavanaugh

Senator confronted by angry protester as key vote looms on Kavanaugh

While he acknowledges the vote will be close, he now thinks they will get there. "They say that they can't remember certain everything but they can remember certain details to them like the pattern ...

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Maldives Elections commission says no delay in announcement of election results

Maldives Elections commission says no delay in announcement of election results

Election commission chief Ahmed Shareef confirmed that Yameen's party has lodged several complaints of suspected voting irregularities. The election commission has declared opposition candida...

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Palu airport closed following multiple earthquakes in Central Sulawesi

Palu airport closed following multiple earthquakes in Central Sulawesi

Officials are yet to confirm the death toll but have said initial reports showed some victims in the rubble of collapsing buildings. Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a televisi...

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House Intel Committee Votes to Release Transcripts from Russia Investigation

But Democrats, led by Representative Adam Schiff of California, protested that Republicans who control the panel wouldn't vote to set a specific timeline for the release, once the transcripts go throu...

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Judiciary committee advances Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to full Senate

Judiciary committee advances Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to full Senate

Flake voted to advance Kavanaugh's nomination from the committee to the full Senate, but announced he wanted to delay a confirmation vote a week in order to let the FBI investigate. The final days of ...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Looking Into Additional Kavanaugh Allegation

Senate Judiciary Committee Looking Into Additional Kavanaugh Allegation

When she tried to scream, Ford said Kavanaugh held his hand over her mouth. In testimony released in advance of the hearing, she said she was appearing only because she felt it was her duty, was fra...

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Anita Hill addresses Kavanaugh, Ford hearing at Houston conference

Although Hill's accusations did not keep Thomas from being sworn in, she is often credited with initiating a movement toward equality for women in the workplace and raising awareness of sexual harassm...

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New Allegations Against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Submitted to Senate Committee

New Allegations Against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Submitted to Senate Committee

Flake said that some of the "public comments" about both Kavanaugh and Ford , who will both testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, "have been vile", and said, "we owe you both a...

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$100 million military jet crashes

$100 million military jet crashes

The local County Sheriff's Office has confirmed the crash and said it happened at around 11:45am local time (4.45pm UK). On Thursday, the United States carried out its first operation using the F-35...

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What Difference Would It Make If The FBI Were To Investigate Kavanaugh?

What Difference Would It Make If The FBI Were To Investigate Kavanaugh?

Democrats have repeatedly claimed they want a thorough FBI investigation of Kavanuagh, but Republicans have countered that the nominee went through six background checks and the FBI is not equipp...

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American Bar Association Seeks Delay in Kavanaugh Nomination

Last Sunday, September 22, the New Yorker came up with an interview of 53-year-old Deborah Ramirez who also accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself at a drunken dormitory when he was a freshman at...

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2m-high tsunami hits Indonesia after strong earthquakes

2m-high tsunami hits Indonesia after strong earthquakes

Video posted to social media shows the tsunami sweeping through the city of Palu as residents frantically run for safety. "People are running on the streets and buildings have collapsed", Karnawati to...

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Trump Calls Kavanaugh Accusations ‘All False’ in Rambling Press Conference

Trump Calls Kavanaugh Accusations ‘All False’ in Rambling Press Conference

The president insists the accusations are false and he's accusing Democrats of playing politics. I never met them. Trump, however, did not spare Democrats - or lawyer Michael Avenatti , for that ma...

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Dutch police foil terrorist plot to target 'large event'

Dutch police foil terrorist plot to target 'large event'

The seven men were arrested in the central city of Arnhem and southern municipality of Weert on Thursday afternoon by anti-terrorism teams from the country's Special Interventions Service (DSI). An in...

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Magnitude 7.5 quake rocks Indonesia

Magnitude 7.5 quake rocks Indonesia

Video footage that is believed to have been shot in Palu shows a massive moving wall of water hitting buildings and inundating streets. It also shows the water hitting the heavily damaged Baiturrahm...

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Kavanaugh's Supreme Court bid hinges on Flake, other swing votes

Kavanaugh's Supreme Court bid hinges on Flake, other swing votes

That would require securing yes votes from two of the Senate's three other undecided members: Republicans Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins, and Democrat Joe Manchin . Late on Thursday night, the Repu...

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Merkley: Ford receiving 'worse treatment than Anita Hill got'

Merkley: Ford receiving 'worse treatment than Anita Hill got'

She described the legal process that followed as "miserable" for the women involved, saying, "It something that affects you for the rest of your life". "And I believe it is created to pit his word aga...

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German Catholic Church Apologises for Mass Child Sex Abuse

German Catholic Church Apologises for Mass Child Sex Abuse

Marx, the cardinal, who expressed shame for the church and for himself, said that the study had been presented to the bishops of Germany's 27 dioceses Tuesday and that a course of action would be di...

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Justin Trudeau says Canadians are tough negotiators

The comments also mark a new low in relations between the two leaders. "The Americans are finding that the negotiations are tough because Canadians are tough negotiators, as we should be", Trudeau ...

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Trump Says Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are A 'Big Fat Con'

Trump Says Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are A 'Big Fat Con'

In fact, it was Trump himself who said of the FBI: "They don't do that". And he warned that the country was adopting a new, "dangerous standard" of justice, in which "you are guilty until proven i...

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Danish island where Copenhagen sits cut off due to 'major' police operation

Danish island where Copenhagen sits cut off due to 'major' police operation

The Copenhagen Police were searching for a black Swedish registered Volvo V90 with registration number ZBP 546. The Oresund Bridge, which connects Denmark with Sweden , was closed in both direction...

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Christine Blasey Ford steps into spotlight to detail assault allegations

Christine Blasey Ford steps into spotlight to detail assault allegations

Ford has submitted in writing. but equally important is a fair opportunity for Judge Kavanaugh to respond". His yes vote means Kavanaugh will likely be confirmed by the Judiciary Committee Friday...

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Tsunami warning lifted after major quake strikes off Indonesia

Tsunami warning lifted after major quake strikes off Indonesia

The tsunami warning was lifted within the hour, but officials asked people to remain on the alert amid a series of moderate aftershocks. Indonesia was struck by a powerful 7.5 magnitude quake ...

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Chuck Schumer Says There's No 'Presumption Of Innocence' For Brett Kavanaugh

Chuck Schumer Says There's No 'Presumption Of Innocence' For Brett Kavanaugh

The judiciary committee, on which Republicans hold an 11-10 majority, was to meet on Friday morning and several senators said they expected it to vote then. Corker says Kavanaugh conducted himself "...

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