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Alternatively, in an article titled "Trump says USA response to Puerto Rico hurricanes was "incredible, unsung success", Fox News took a much softer approach. In a tweet on Thursday in reference to emergency responses to Hurricane Florence, President Trump claimed that the relief of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico was "An incredible success", despite a death count of almost 3,000 individuals.
  • Trade tariffs hit ASX as resource stocks fall

    Trade tariffs hit ASX as resource stocks fall

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    The tariffs will start at 10 percent, beginning Monday of next week, and then rise to 25 percent on January 1. The timing will partially reduce the toll of price increases for holiday shoppers buying Chinese imports in the coming months. Trump's decision is a significant escalation of an already serious trade dispute between the world's two largest economies - one with seemingly no end in sight.
  • Trump Orders Declassification Of Documents In Russia Investigation

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    Additionally, Trump has ordered DOJ and FBI to release all text messages related to the Russian Federation investigation - in unredacted form - of former FBI Director James Comey , former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, former FBI Special Agent Peter Strzok , former FBI attorney Lisa Page and Ohr.
  • Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, Willing to Testify Before Senate: Attorney

    Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, Willing to Testify Before Senate: Attorney

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    The White House had no additional comment. The results, which Katz provided to the Post , concluded that Ford was being truthful when she said a statement summarizing her allegations was accurate. The vote on Kavanaugh is now scheduled for Thursday. Neither senator is on the Judiciary Committee, which is scheduled to vote on a recommendation for the lifetime appointment.
  • Thai cave rescue diver sues Tesla CEO Elon Musk

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    Musk deployed a mini-submarine that he claimed could rescue the entire group, but quickly encountered problems and opposition. But in an interview with CNN , Mr Unsworth said the device "had absolutely no chance of working" because it could not go round corners, concluding that Mr Musk could "stick his submarine somewhere where it hurts".
  • Russian Federation and Turkey agree to 'demilitarised zone' along Idlib border

    Russian Federation and Turkey agree to 'demilitarised zone' along Idlib border

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    Putin said the zone is to be established by October 15. Making a rare video appearance in late August, HTS leader Abu Mohammed al Golani vowed to fight Assad's forces and said Turkish observation points were no protection. It was not immediately clear exactly how the deal would be implemented in the province, which is home to more than 3 million Syrians and an estimated 60,000 rebel fighters from various groups.
  • Donald Trump Jr mocks Kavanaugh sexual assault accusations with meme

    Donald Trump Jr mocks Kavanaugh sexual assault accusations with meme

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    Conway called Kavanaugh "a man of character and integrity" but said that, based on conversations with Trump and senators, she expects Ford to tell her story to the committee, either by phone or in person. "He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing". After Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court, Ford wrote to her congresswoman, Anna G.
  • Theresa May: It's my Brexit deal or no deal at all

    Theresa May: It's my Brexit deal or no deal at all

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    A senior figure in the main opposition Labour party has said it was likely to vote against the deal, meaning only a small number of May's Conservative MPs need rebel to kill it. However, while other big-name Leavers have quit the cabinet over May's Brexit proposals to keep Britain close to the European Union on trade, Gove is backing the so-called Chequers master plan.
  • Barack Obama Says Not Voting in the 2018 Midterm Elections Is 'Dangerous'

    Barack Obama Says Not Voting in the 2018 Midterm Elections Is 'Dangerous'

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    In the Philadelphia area alone, Democrats are hoping to flip four U.S. House seats and more than a dozen state legislative seats that will be on the November 6 general election ballots. Speaking to an enthusiastic crowd of several thousand in Cleveland, Obama said the consequences of sitting on the sidelines during November's midterm elections "are far more dangerous" than in the past.
  • Brooklyn: Huge fire breaks out in NY shopping mall auto park

    Brooklyn: Huge fire breaks out in NY shopping mall auto park

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    An inferno has engulfed two levels of a parking garage in NY, consuming multiple cars. It's not clear how the fire started. "My landlord saw a lot of fire trucks and he said every street is blocked off", said Debbie Russo, who lives two blocks away from the mall on Avenue U.
  • Trump Readies Tariffs on $200 Billion More Chinese Goods

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    The White House said in a statement that Trump had been clear that he and his administration would continue to take action to address China's trade practices and encouraged Beijing to address USA concerns. Lou was finance minister through 2016 and serves as chairman of China's 1.9 trillion yuan ($290 billion) National Social Security Fund , which manages assets of government pension plans.
  • The latest on Brett Kavanaugh: Nominee denies accuser allegation

    The latest on Brett Kavanaugh: Nominee denies accuser allegation

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    Why not? She could have asked him about the allegations while keeping the accuser's name confidential. The White House says "Kavanaugh and the White House both stand by that statement ". The Judiciary Committee has not yet decided how to proceed. It was expected that only staffers for Republican senators would be on the call, as Democrats have advocated that the FBI investigate Ford's claims in lieu of further action by the committee.
  • Israel launched missile attack on Damascus airport, Syria says

    Israel launched missile attack on Damascus airport, Syria says

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    Sana quoted the source as saying that Syrian air defences had managed to shoot down a number of the incoming missiles. Efforts were made to disguise the true goal of the buildings, the report said, with some of the warehouses labeled "United Nations" or "DHL", the worldwide mail company, in an apparent effort to evade Israeli intelligence-gathering efforts.
  • More cases of Australians finding sewing needles in their strawberries

    More cases of Australians finding sewing needles in their strawberries

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    Tasmanian police are also investigating a possible case in Hobart. The vast majority of strawberries in Australia's AU$130m (€80m) industry are produced for the domestic market. "As the products have yet to be forensically examined, it is unknown if the contamination is related to the original Queensland incident or a copycat".
  • Accuser of U.S. high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public

    Accuser of U.S. high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public

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    Ford told the Post she changed her mind about coming forward after watching portions of her story come out without her permission. She said when she tried to scream, Kavanaugh put his hand over her mouth, the Post reported. Feinstein said she notified federal investigators about the letter, and the FBI confirmed it has included the information in the letter in Kavanaugh's background file, which all senators can read.
  • Accuser of USA high-court nominee Kavanaugh goes public

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    She says that Kavanaugh and a friend forced her into a secluded bedroom during a party in the early 1980s. She says Kavanaugh groped her over her clothes, grinded his body against hers and tried to take off her one-piece swimsuit and the outfit she wore over it.
  • Koreas open joint liaison office in North

    Koreas open joint liaison office in North

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    The leaders' first meeting as well as key events during the three-day visit will be shown live on television, Moon's office said after a working-level meeting with the North on Friday. Tuesday, Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would need to take "bold decisions" to achieve denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula.
  • MA gas explosions reminiscent of 1992 Chicago incident

    MA gas explosions reminiscent of 1992 Chicago incident

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    At least one person, a teen, was killed and several more were injured when more than 60 suspected gas fires broke out in the three towns north of Boston. He said investigators will be looking at how local Columbia Gas officials responded to a "pressure increase" in the Lawrence area that was detected at the company's pipeline control center in Columbus, Ohio, prior to the explosions and fires.
  • Palestinian teenager dies from wounds in Gaza unrest

    Palestinian teenager dies from wounds in Gaza unrest

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    Almost 175 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since anti-occupation protest rallies began in the Gaza Strip on March 30. The friend said Shadi had been hit by a tear gas grenade fired by Israeli soldiers and collapsed instantly.