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The new Russian assertions follow several other attempts by Russia to lay blame for the downing of MH-17 on Ukraine, including initial suggestions - now discredited - that the jet was shot down by a Ukrainian warplane. "In may 2018 JIT specifically requested to receive information about the number of missile components", the report said. On the day that MH17 crashed, a rebel commander posted that his troops had shot down a Ukrainian military plane.
  • Senator Claire McCaskill Says She Will Not Vote to Confirm Brett Kavanaugh

    Senator Claire McCaskill Says She Will Not Vote to Confirm Brett Kavanaugh

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    John Decker: "To that end, what would be the problem with the FBI reopening their background investigation into Judge Kavanaugh? ". That's why six dozen women were willing to put their names on that letter , said signer Missy Bigelow Carr, who worked at a summer camp with Kavanaugh and coached girls basketball against him as an adult.
  • Syria's Assad blames Israel over downing of Russian plane

    Syria's Assad blames Israel over downing of Russian plane

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    The Russian plane carrying 15 service members disappeared from radars on Monday night as four Israeli jet fighters were attacking state institutions in Syria's Latakia Province, which is home to Russia-run Khmeimim airbase. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu also expressed regret over the deaths, and "offered to send the Israeli Air Force commander to Moscow to deliver all the necessary details" for the investigation, a statement by his office said.
  • Aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut reveals dangers of Philippines mining

    Aftermath of Typhoon Mangkhut reveals dangers of Philippines mining

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    Three villagers who managed to escape told authorities what happened . Another bus "was sent to rescue the group and bring them back to their hotel", said the DFA. The consulate will continue to monitor the welfare of the 227,000 Filipinos in Hong Kong . Flights via Shenzhen Airport were all cancelled on Sunday until 8 am Monday.
  • Needles found in strawberries stir food-contamination fears across Australia

    Needles found in strawberries stir food-contamination fears across Australia

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    State police departments are investigating. Police "are still unsure if the sabotage devastating the nation's strawberry industry is the work of a single person or several people acting independently", The Guardian reports. "The community is reminded that contaminating food is treated as a serious offence and a threat to public safety". Mr Morrison said the spread of actions in all States needed tougher laws immediately.
  • United States ready to negotiate with North Korea 'immediately': Pompeo

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    President Moon Jae-in: "South and North Korea agreed on a denuclearization plan for the first time". "It was inevitable we were going to war in North Korea, and now, . He also welcomed Kim's decision to complete the previously announced dismantlement of the Tongchang-ri site in the presence of United States and International Atomic Energy Agency inspectors, agreed to by Kim and Trump at their meeting in June in Singapore, "as a step toward the final fully verified denuclearization of North ...
  • Mental health patients among those killed by Storm Florence floods

    Mental health patients among those killed by Storm Florence floods

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    Trump also met with residents in North Carolina at Temple Baptist Church in New Bern, North Carolina, a town that suffered some of the worst flooding in the state. Rivers are still rising in SC and will continue throughout the week, the state's Emergency Response Team said Wednesday morning. "I know it was hard to leave home, and it is even harder to wait and wonder whether you even have a home to go back to", Cooper said.
  • 'Fortnite' player, 45, threatened to shoot boy who beat him: Cops

    'Fortnite' player, 45, threatened to shoot boy who beat him: Cops

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    According to authorities, after Aliperti was eliminated, he began sending the boy menacing text and voice messages on Xbox, in which he threatened that he would find and shoot him, possibly at his school in Long Island. "That was done out of an abundance of caution", Cameron said. He pleaded not guilty, according to the Suffolk County district attorney's office. According to his attorney, Andrew Karpf, Aliperti is now going through a hard divorce, and is thus under a lot of stress.
  • California surgeon accused of sexual assault graduated from LSU

    California surgeon accused of sexual assault graduated from LSU

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    According to authorities, Robicheaux and Riley met their alleged victims at bars and restaurants, then brought them back to Robicheaux's apartment once they were intoxicated. Well, a wolf can wear scrubs or doctor's clothing. He added that there is video of the sex acts on one of the women who came to the police. Here is the full statement from the lawyers representing Robicheaux and Riley, followed by video of Rackauckas' news conference that runs almost a half-hour.
  • Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court pick seeks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

    Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court pick seeks Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

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    Brett Kavanaugh was already disqualified to serve on the Supreme Court. "I really want to see her ", Trump told reporters before leaving town Wednesday morning to visit areas affected by Hurricane Florence. "I'd assume the committee would then move on as they should". Senator John Cornyn, a member of the Senate Republican leadership, appeared to cast doubt on Ford's allegations.
  • Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI to investigate before hearing

    Kavanaugh's accuser wants FBI to investigate before hearing

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    Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, who received Ford's letter over the summer, said she didn't reveal it to protect Ford's confidentiality. "I stand to believe there's no such thing as a "he-said-she-said" case", Linda Fairstein said. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he wants to hold a full Senate vote on Kavanaugh before the October 1 start of the Supreme Court's new term.
  • Typhoon Mangkhut rips through Hong Kong and China

    Typhoon Mangkhut rips through Hong Kong and China

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    Residents stand by a flooded road following the onslaught of Typhoon Mangkhut in Tuguegarao city in Cagayan province. A mudslide has buried dozens of people on the Philippine island of Luzon, after Typhoon Mangkhut's powerful sweep. At least 66 people are confirmed to have died in the Philippines since Mangkhut made landfall on Saturday with the equivalent strength of a category five Atlantic hurricane.
  • North and South Korea make breakthrough agreement

    North and South Korea make breakthrough agreement

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    Few expected the promise would be honored by a leader who was so reclusive that his train trips to neighboring China and Russian Federation made huge headlines in the outside world. They will announce any results in a joint press conference afterwards. What also drew media attention this week was the humble and frank way he talks.
  • US accuses Russia of cheating on enforcing NKorea sanctions

    US accuses Russia of cheating on enforcing NKorea sanctions

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    The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday that the original draft of a confidential new United Nations report found Pyongyang has been able to circumvent restrictions, rendering "the latest U.N. The United States blocked release of the report on implementation of sanctions in protest at the changes in the latest version. KCNA said Pak was "non-existent" and the act of cyber crimes mentioned by Washington "has nothing to do with us".
  • DEVELOPING: Police Respond to Active Shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin

    DEVELOPING: Police Respond to Active Shooter in Middleton, Wisconsin

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    More than 40 Police Cars and a number of ambulances are on the scene, as people in the area of Deming Way were asked to stay away from the building, get inside, and lock their doors and windows. Multiple businesses are listed at the location. People are escorted out of a software company, the scene of a shooting in Middleton, Wisconsin on Wednesday, Sept.
  • Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif, daughter freed from jail

    Pakistan’s ex-PM Sharif, daughter freed from jail

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    A Pakistani court on Wednesday ordered the release of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, suspending the jail sentences they received from a lower court in July and prompting celebrations among supporters waiting outside.
  • Sheriff: US Border Patrol agent suspected of killing 4 women

    Sheriff: US Border Patrol agent suspected of killing 4 women

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    According to jail records, Ortiz stands charged with four counts of murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, unlawful restraint: expose to serious bodily injury and evading detention. She died at a hospital later in the day, according to the affidavit. "Evidence points to him having knowledge and contacts within the [sex worker] community", Alaniz said, including Melissa Ramirez, the first woman Ortiz said he killed.
  • Texas school board votes to delete Hillary from history curriculum

    Texas school board votes to delete Hillary from history curriculum

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    Teachers told the outlet that students have too many figures to learn about that it just turns the studies into memorizing. Placing off the frail first lady and secretary of divulge will set up lecturers Half-hour of instruction time, and axing Keller will set up forty minutes, the advisory committee estimated, in accordance with the paper.
  • The Trump approach to refugees, visualized

    The Trump approach to refugees, visualized

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    Pompeo is, of course, correct to point out that the raw number of refugees admitted is far from a true measure of the work the United States undertakes each year to assist those in crisis around the globe. Most aid groups and governments advocate resettlement as a last resort, preferring to allow refugees to return to their homes if conditions improve, rather than permanently moving to another country.
  • North Korea agrees to shut down missile test sites at key summit

    North Korea agrees to shut down missile test sites at key summit

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    Mr Kim said he had promised his Southern counterpart he would "visit Seoul in the near future" which would be the first visit of a leader from the North to the South's capital. A successful bid by the Koreas would mark the second time South Korea hosted or co-hosted the Summer Games, the first being 1988 in Seoul . Moon is also scheduled to watch the North's signature "Brilliant Fatherland" Mass Game which was reintroduced this year following a five-year hiatus, with a formation of ...
  • Accuser of SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh to testify on alleged assault

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    He added: "I want to hear from Dr Ford". But after calls from politicians on both sides of the political aisle mounted , next Monday's hearing was announced. By the time he testified in a second round of hearings, following Hill, he said, "From my standpoint, as a black American, as far as I'm concerned, it is a high-tech lynching for uppity blacks who in any way deign to think for themselves, to do for themselves, to have different ideas".
  • Salisbury police discount Novichok as source of new mystery illness

    Salisbury police discount Novichok as source of new mystery illness

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    The man and woman who got sick at the Prezzo restaurant in Salisbury remained in the hospital under observation but "we can now confirm that there is nothing to suggest that Novicho" was involved, Wiltshire Police said in a statement . A source briefed by emergency services said: "The ambulance crew at the site took the decision that the symptoms seemed consistent with Novichok poisoning which is why they called their colleagues in the police".