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Kavanaugh has also forcefully denied the allegations by Swetnick, calling them completely false and ridiculous. Mitchell argued there were inconsistencies in Christine Blasey Ford's narrative and said no one has corroborated Ford's account of what she says happened between her and Kavanaugh.
  • Kellyanne Conway says she's a sexual assault victim

    Kellyanne Conway says she's a sexual assault victim

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    White House adviser Kellyanne Conway startled CNN host Jake Tapper on Sunday by saying she herself was a victim of sexual assault . Both assertions are untrue: Aside from Kavanaugh's denial of the assault, others who Blasey Ford identified as being at the party have simply said they don't recall such an event, which would have occurred decades ago in 1982.
  • What the conference tells us about the Conservatives

    What the conference tells us about the Conservatives

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    Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab planned to tell Conservative Party members in a speech that if the EU tries to "lock us in via the back door" by keeping Britain in the bloc's single market or customs union, "then we will be left with no choice but to leave without a deal", according to extracts released in advance.
  • Alan Dershowitz Urges Delay Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote For FBI Probe

    Alan Dershowitz Urges Delay Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote For FBI Probe

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    She described "uproarious laughter" by Mr Kavanaugh and his friend, whom she said was also involved in the alleged incident in a locked bedroom at a gathering of high school friends. "I'm innocent. I'm innocent of this charge", Kavanaugh said. But under the committee's procedures, the career prosecutor was limited to five minutes at a time, interspersed between Democrats' questions, creating a choppy effect as she tried piecing together the story.
  • Earthquake And Tsunami Death Toll Rises To Over 800 In Indonesia

    Earthquake And Tsunami Death Toll Rises To Over 800 In Indonesia

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    Several were pulled out alive, and rescuers could hear the screams and cries of others throughout the night, and lights shining from cellphones underneath the rubble. Global relief agencies were just starting to reach the area on Sunday, after hours-long overnight drives through landslide-prone areas and badly damaged roads.
  • Pakistan sheltered Osama Bin Laden, says Sushma Swaraj at UN: Top quotes

    Pakistan sheltered Osama Bin Laden, says Sushma Swaraj at UN: Top quotes

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    Qureshi blamed India for a recent breakdown in their relations, adding that "India prefers politics over peace". "What America perhaps could not comprehend was that Osama would get sanctuary in a country that claimed to be America's friend and ally: Pakistan", she said, adding, "Pakistan's commitment to terrorism as an instrument of official policy has not abated one bit.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation probe ordered against Brett Kavanaugh

    Federal Bureau of Investigation probe ordered against Brett Kavanaugh

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    Other accusations made by Deborah Ramirez concern Kavanaugh allegedly exposing himself to her at a party. He also "categorically" denied sexual misconduct claims against him and Kavanaugh made by another accuser, Julie Swetnick . He'd do so, Flake said, if the vote was delayed a week so the FBI could investigate "credible allegations" against the nominee. Though Flake and the majority of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to move Kavanaugh's nomination to a full Senate vote, he struck ...
  • U.S. Closes Consulate in Basra, Cites Threats from Iran-Backed Militias

    U.S. Closes Consulate in Basra, Cites Threats from Iran-Backed Militias

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    Pompeo, who has made rolling back Iranian influence in the region a top priority, said the Iranian government and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Quds Force are threatening U.S. consulate in Iraq temporarily and evacuated diplomats over security risks from Iran, administration officials said. Infuriated crowds burned down the Iranian consulate in protest against Iran's influence on the Iraqi state.
  • Tropical Storm Kirk set to degenerate

    Tropical Storm Kirk set to degenerate

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    Officials in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe closed schools on Thursday and Friday as a preventive measure. A tropical storm warning was in effect for St. The Miami-based National Hurricane Centre (NHC) says while these warnings have been discontinued by the islands' various meteorological authorities, associated weather winds and rains are still likely to continue spreading westward over the islands in the Tropical Storm Warning area over the course of the next several hours.
  • 'Very strong' typhoon Trami churns towards Japan

    'Very strong' typhoon Trami churns towards Japan

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    For those living in coastal communities and in flood-prone areas should pay attention to local authorities and heed evacuation orders. Winds of 202km/h are lashing Japan as Typhoon Trami wreaks havoc. The typhoon is expected to retain all its force as it approaches western Japan, and will likely make landfall around the Kii Peninsula in Wakayama Prefecture on the evening of September 30.
  • Trump postpones meeting with DOJ's Rosenstein until next week

    Trump postpones meeting with DOJ's Rosenstein until next week

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    According to the Washington Post , the House Judiciary Committee and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee have been jointly investigating the Justice Department's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe and inquiries into President Donald Trump's alleged ties to Russian Federation.
  • Man who falsely accused Brett Kavanaugh of rape referred for criminal investigation

    Man who falsely accused Brett Kavanaugh of rape referred for criminal investigation

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    President Donald Trump initially opposed such an investigation in the face of sexual misconduct claims against Kavanaugh , but the president and Senate Republican leaders agreed to an inquiry after GOP Sen. "And the Senate is going to have to make a determination to either vote for Brett Kavanaugh or not". But the senator said that unless the FBI investigation revealed new concerns, he was likely to support the judge's confirmation.
  • Tory conference: Theresa May hints at compromises over Chequers plan

    Tory conference: Theresa May hints at compromises over Chequers plan

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    Mr Johnson branded Mrs May's call for a facilitated customs arrangement, under which the United Kingdom would collect levies on behalf of the European Union, " entirely preposterous ". But his conference speech also had a message for colleagues that their in-fighting threatened undermining Brexit, or handing power to opposition leftist leader Jeremy Corbyn.
  • North Korea slams continued USA sanctions

    North Korea slams continued USA sanctions

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    Despite the apparent lack of progress, this week Trump praised Kim during a speech at the General Assembly and on Saturday he said after tough talks at their summit in June the pair "fell in love". North Korea's foreign minister put much of the blame for the stalled momentum on US domestic politics. More than three months after the June summit in Singapore , North Korea's top diplomat, Ri Yong Ho, told world leaders at the UN General Assembly on Saturday that his country hasn't seen a ...
  • Erdogan visit to Germany prompts rival demonstrations

    Erdogan visit to Germany prompts rival demonstrations

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    The two nations have clashed over numerous issues in recent years, including Turkey's jailing of German journalists and a German parliament resolution labeling the early-20th century killing of Armenians in Turkey as genocide. But the increasingly authoritarian leader is viewed with suspicion across the political spectrum in Germany. "But we have to work together economically, and we'll certainly manage to get some agreements here", she said, without elaborating.
  • Quake jolts central Sulawesi in Indonesia

    Quake jolts central Sulawesi in Indonesia

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    Hospital patients after a powerful quake rocked the island of Sulawesi and triggered a 3-metre tsunami that swept away houses. He added that the national agency in Jakarta was having difficulties reaching some authorities in the area. The wave followed a magnitude-7.5 natural disaster, which came hours after a milder quake hit the same area, killing one person and injuring at least 10, and officials expect further damage.
  • Sparks Fly Before Judiciary Committee Vote on Kavanaugh Nomination

    Sparks Fly Before Judiciary Committee Vote on Kavanaugh Nomination

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    FLAKE says it would be "proper" to delay the floor vote for "up to but not more than 1 week" to give the Federal Bureau of Investigation time to investigate claims for the sake of "due diligence". Speaking to the AP by phone after the confrontation, Gallagher said she didn't intend to tell Flake about her assault - she had never told anyone before.
  • Kavanaugh accuser details alleged sexual assault to U.S. Senate committee

    Kavanaugh accuser details alleged sexual assault to U.S. Senate committee

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    Ford in the summer of 1982 that is the basis of her allegation ". While Republicans have suggested that the recent spate of allegations against Kavanaugh are politically motivated and created to prevent him from being confirmed to the Supreme Court, Democrats have said they favor an FBI investigation into the accusations before Kavanaugh can be confirmed - something which Republicans say is just a delay tactic.
  • Natural disaster jolts central Sulawesi in Indonesia

    Natural disaster jolts central Sulawesi in Indonesia

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    The main tremor struck at 6:02 p.m. local time Friday evening (6:02 a.m. EDT) about 50 miles north of Palu, Indonesia, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The extent of damage remains unknown but several people have been reported missing. "All the things in my house were swaying", another Donggala resident, Mohammad Fikri, said of the earlier 6.1 quake.