• Rod Rosenstein called upon to testify by House Freedom Caucus Republicans

    Rod Rosenstein called upon to testify by House Freedom Caucus Republicans

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    Discussion has swirled about Trump replacing Rosenstein or Attorney General Jeff Sessions, another favorite presidential political punching bag, on or after Election Day in November. Rosenstein's job status seemed especially precarious Monday when he arrived at the White House expecting to be fired. Rosenstein denied the report as "inaccurate and factually incorrect".
  • Donald Trump blasts Iran for sowing 'chaos, death, destruction'

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    We'll start talking about that. "The regime is the world's leading sponsor of terror, and fuels conflict across the region and far beyond". "The world is watching". "We are winning on every level". "I saw that the media was trying to make it something disrespectful", Haley added. "Should the situation change, we have other paths and other solutions that we can embark upon", he said.
  • Nelson Mandela, a remarkable leader- President

    Nelson Mandela, a remarkable leader- President

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    President Edgar Lungu has called on world leaders to uphold and honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela which was anchored on his principles and values of peace, reconciliation, tolerance and respect of human rights. Wang said "the United Nations is the symbol of multilateralism " and "an important guardian of world peace". Trump is making his second appearance at the United Nations since taking office in 2017.
  • U.S. 'Disturbed, Disappointed' by E.U. Plan to Evade Iran Sanctions

    U.S. 'Disturbed, Disappointed' by E.U. Plan to Evade Iran Sanctions

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    Bolton has denied that the United States is seeking to overthrow the regime but before taking office had called for efforts to destabilize the country. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at President Trump for withdrawing from the Iranian nuclear deal , telling the UN General Assembly that his country had abided by the agreement's terms.
  • Iran, major powers labor to keep nuclear deal afloat

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    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. Rouhani's comments come a day after Saudi Arabia and its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group, Russia, ruled an immediate hike in crude output , pushing back on President Donald Trump's call to cool the oil market.
  • Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court nominee 'targeted vulnerable girls' at school parties

    Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court nominee 'targeted vulnerable girls' at school parties

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    Republicans are concerned that, win or lose, the battle over Kavanaugh's nomination is further animating women already inclined to vote against Trump's party in November's elections in which control of the next Congress is at stake. Kavanaugh said in an interview earlier this week with Fox News that he went to an all-boys Catholic high school where he focused on academics, and athletics.
  • Kirk makes comeback as Tropical Storm

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    It is still quickly moving west at 18 miles per hour. Kirk has made a comeback as a tropical storm and is heading for the northern Windward Islands, triggering a tropical storm warning for Barbados, St Lucia, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe and a tropical storm watch for St Vincent and the Grenadines.
  • Trump says Dems using 'con game' to sink Kavanaugh court bid

    Trump says Dems using 'con game' to sink Kavanaugh court bid

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    Senate Republicans are bringing in a veteran Arizona prosecutor, Rachel Mitchell, to handle questioning about allegations that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a fellow teenager in the 1980s. But Roche did say that Kavanaugh was a "heavy drinker" at the time , and he became "aggressive and belligerent". Susan Collins - is among the most watched members related to Kavanaugh's nomination.
  • Vatican defends upcoming China deal against

    Vatican defends upcoming China deal against "drastic"…

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    The Vatican has not had diplomatic relations with Beijing since 1951. Tamzin Taylor from Christian charity Open Doors told Premier the situation for Christians in the country has "vastly improved". Cardinal Joseph Zen, the outspoken former Bishop of Hong Kong , accused Vatican officials of "selling out" ahead of Saturday's agreement and in a blog post shortly after the announcement he raised concern over its impact.
  • Christine Ford submitted 4 sworn statements supporting her assault claim against Kavanaugh

    Christine Ford submitted 4 sworn statements supporting her assault claim against Kavanaugh

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    Ramirez alleged in an article published by The New Yorker Sunday night that while she and Kavanaugh both attended Yale University in the early 1980s, he pulled down his trousers and exposed himself to her. "We should at least know who is going to take the place of the 11 duly elected senators". He also suggested that he was working with the Senate Judiciary Committee to determine the appropriate way to proceed.
  • Will Aadhaar be made a must? Supreme Court verdict tomorrow

    Will Aadhaar be made a must? Supreme Court verdict tomorrow

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    Justice Sikri pronounced the judgement for himself, Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar. Media have reported several cases of Aadhaar breaches, but Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which manages the programme, and other supporters, argue the system is foolproof and secure.
  • Vatican and China Agree Deal Over Bishops, Allowing Pope a Veto

    Vatican and China Agree Deal Over Bishops, Allowing Pope a Veto

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    In return, Beijing would recognise some, though not all, of the bishops previously appointed by the Holy See, the Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP) quoted officials as saying. China said the two sides "will continue to maintain communication and push forward the improvement of bilateral relations". Beijing's long-held insistence that it must approve appointments of bishops in China had thwarted improved relations between the two sides.
  • 5 striking takeaways from Brett Kavanaugh's Fox News interview

    5 striking takeaways from Brett Kavanaugh's Fox News interview

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    If Kavanaugh's nomination is approved by the committee, it would be brought to the Senate floor, where a vote in the full chamber would determine if he secures a position on the Supreme Court following accusations of inappropriate sexual conduct and a contentious review of his judicial philosophy and career.
  • Supreme Court Nominee: 'False' Assault Accusations Will Not Stop Him

    Supreme Court Nominee: 'False' Assault Accusations Will Not Stop Him

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    FILE - U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh listens during his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. "It's a con game", Trump said. None of the people Ramirez said were at the party have backed up her story. It had seemed assured before Ms Ford, a 51-year-old California college professor, went public a week ago with her allegation that Mr Kavanaugh assaulted her at a party when they were in high school.
  • Trump touts his own achievements, and the United Nations laughs

    Trump touts his own achievements, and the United Nations laughs

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    Every solution to the humanitarian crisis in Syria must also include a strategy to address the brutal regime that has fueled and financed it: the corrupt dictatorship in Iran . "America is governed by Americans", Trump said. Bolton, a longtime and fiercely ideological critic of the United Nations and the former USA ambassador to the body, is certain to leave his imprint on Tuesday through Trump's speech.
  • 3D Gun Advocate Accused Of Sex With Minor Released From Houston Jail

    3D Gun Advocate Accused Of Sex With Minor Released From Houston Jail

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    Wilson, 30, was arrested on Friday night at a hotel in Taipei , Taiwan, authorities said. Wilson is charged with felony sexual assault after investigators with Austin police said he paid a 16-year-old girl for sex. Not long after their alleged encounter, she told a counselor at the Center for Child Protection about it and they reported it to police. He had missed another scheduled return flight to the US, according to Commander Troy Officer with the Austin Police Department's Organized ...
  • Bill Cosby learns today whether he'll go to prison

    Bill Cosby learns today whether he'll go to prison

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    Dudley said witness testimony from his two trials "creates a picture of Mr Cosby , who befriends women and during course of the relationship was supplying them with drugs or alcohol to sedate them" and violating them for the "sole objective of his sexual gratification".
  • Monitoring a severe storm risk

    Monitoring a severe storm risk

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    Our gorgeous, sunny, first full day of Fall let temperatures climb all the way into the upper 70's and even the lower 80's for a few of us. Look for a line of thundershowers to move through mid-to-late morning Wednesday . Scattered showers and maybe a storm early. Of greater concern is that the winds will increase steadily as you head aloft - to 60 to 70 miles per hour by 18,000 feet or so.
  • 'Mutant' two-headed snake stuns experts after appearing in garden

    'Mutant' two-headed snake stuns experts after appearing in garden

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    New details were released Friday about a two-headed baby copperhead found earlier this month outside a home in Woodbridge, Virginia. The Wildlife Center of Virginia took in the snake for examination and radiographs. Dr. Ernesto Dominguez, who is a fan of poisonous snakes, was a good opportunity to better understand the anatomy of such abnormal cold-blooded, because in natural conditions, they do not last long.
  • Labour will challenge UK PM May on her Brexit deal,…

    Labour will challenge UK PM May on her Brexit deal,…

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    Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote this week on whether there should be a second referendum on the outcome of the Brexit talks, although its finance spokesman said on Monday these would be on any final deal struck rather than on reversing the process altogether.