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At the end of her solo trip to Africa, Melania Trump spoke to reporters in Egypt about numerous topics outside of her fashion choices. Eugene Cole on what would've been his 62nd birthday. "Very happy about it". And we also believe in due process and fairness. Gillibrand says women who've experienced sexual trauma are "tired of the same old scenario where the men are believed and the women are not".
  • Melania Trump goes on safari in Kenya and visits an orphanage

    Melania Trump goes on safari in Kenya and visits an orphanage

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    She opened the Kenya portion of her visit earlier Friday by feeding baby elephants at Nairobi National Park and going on a safari. The first ladies are expected to walk through the gardens and watch a traditional dance performance. She was treated to a welcoming ceremony and met children and their carers at a nearby child health facility. "They are simply taking advantage of their First Lady's high profile visit in Malawi to speak out so that the media here takes their message along ...
  • The Debate - Trump Humiliating Saudi Arabia

    The Debate - Trump Humiliating Saudi Arabia

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    The journalist was recently reported to have disappeared in Turkey's Istanbul after entering the Saudi Consulate. Since then, reports as to his whereabouts have been conflicting. "Since yesterday, contacts have been continuing between Turkey and Saudi Arabia to overcome the problem related to Khashoggi", the source said. The woman told reporters that Khashoggi asked her to alert friends if he did not return, apparently anxious about being held there; though it was his second visit to the ...
  • Killed In Upstate New York Limo Crash

    Killed In Upstate New York Limo Crash

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    New York State Police confirmed the startling death count as details of the tragedy in Schoharie County began to trickle out on Sunday. A state police press conference was scheduled for 3 p.m. A person with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press that 18 of the victims in Saturday afternoon's crash at the Apple Barrel Country Store were in the limo and two were bystanders.
  • Noble deeds go unnoticed by Nobel committee

    Noble deeds go unnoticed by Nobel committee

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    In 2016, at age 23, she was awarded the Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize by the Council of Europe and named the UN's first goodwill ambassador for survivors of human trafficking. Some commentators predicted that President Donald Trump and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in may be recipients of the prize for their work on restoring peace to the Korean peninsula, despite the fact that North Korea has not yet agreed to denuclearize.
  • At least 11 dead after 5.9 magnitude quake in Haiti

    At least 11 dead after 5.9 magnitude quake in Haiti

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    Government spokesman Eddy Jackson Alexis told AFP that 11 people were so far reported dead, seven of them in Port-de-Paix, the capital of Haiti's Nord-Ouest department. Initial reports on social media said Saturday's quake was felt in Port-au-Prince but had not caused major damage there. There was no tsunami warning in effect following the quake, which was felt across the country, the Haitian civil protection agency said .
  • ‘Elevator Screamers’ Are Professional Protesters, Their Signs Paid for by Soros

    ‘Elevator Screamers’ Are Professional Protesters, Their Signs Paid for by Soros

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    The prolonged nomination battle has roiled American politics, disrupting the status quo on Capitol Hill and firing up both Republicans and opposition Democrats a month before crucial midterm elections. In the Senate chamber, the vote was disrupted on several occasions by angry protests from the gallery. Protests continued in Washington on Friday, including a group gathered outside the Capitol Hill home of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell drinking beer from red plastic cups.
  • Wife says Interpol chief sent knife image as danger signal

    Wife says Interpol chief sent knife image as danger signal

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    The French ministry said on Friday that Meng's family had not heard from him since September 25, and the French authorities said his wife had been placed under police protection after receiving threats. "Mr. Meng has nearly 40 years' experience in criminal justice and policing, having overseen affairs related to legal institutions, narcotics control, counter-terrorism, border control, immigration, and worldwide cooperation", his bio says on Interpol's website .
  • South Korea jails ex-president Lee Myung-bak

    South Korea jails ex-president Lee Myung-bak

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    Prosecutors had initially sought a 20-year sentence. He also has to pay a fine of over 11 million US dollars and forfeit more than 7 million dollars. Lee, who served as president from 2008 to early 2013, was also slapped with a fine of 13 billion won ($11.6 million) and a forfeit of 8.2 billion won.
  • US Senate confirms Judge Brett Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

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    Interested in Donald Trump? Senior Trump aide Kellyanne Conway described the outcome as the "crowning achievement" of Trump's presidency, saying Trump was "the ultimate fighter who doesn't give up, doesn't give in and doesn't back down, even if there's an avalanche of criticism and vicious, vile reactions from the other side".
  • Merkel in Israel says Iran must not obtain nuclear arms

    Merkel in Israel says Iran must not obtain nuclear arms

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    Despite their conspicuous disagreement on the issue of the Iran nuclear deal, Merkel echoed Israel's concerns over the Islamic Republic's acquisition of nuclear weapons. Merkel had dinner on Wednesday night with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Prime Minister's Residence. There has been no shortage of controversy ahead of this week's visit.
  • Former Classmates of Brett Kavanaugh Say They've Been Ignored by The FBI

    Former Classmates of Brett Kavanaugh Say They've Been Ignored by The FBI

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    Speaking to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27 following Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations, Kavanaugh repeatedly asserted he "liked beer" but that his drinking was under control. "We were in a room together, our beds were 10 feet apart for a couple of months". 'Not only did I know that he wasn't telling the truth I knew that he knew that he wasn't telling the truth, ' he continued.
  • Toddler shreds more than $1,000 in cash

    Toddler shreds more than $1,000 in cash

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    The couple said they laughed it off and Leo is no longer allowed to help mom shred things. Leo apparently sent the envelope through the shredder sometime when they weren't looking. "Honestly in my heart, I said some day this is going to be really amusing", Ben agreed, adding that most parents only have to deal with their kids drawing on their walls.
  • NZDF arrives in Indonesia with emergency aid after tsunami

    NZDF arrives in Indonesia with emergency aid after tsunami

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    The city of Palu on Sulawesi island has been left in ruins after being hit by a 7.4-magnitude quake and a wall of water, which flattened homes, ripped up trees and overturned cars. Nazara said under the new strategy, starting next year, the government would begin to insure state assets against a major disaster. We sent out three teams, on different routes, with as many supplies as they could carry to ensure we could reach people as fast as we could but the journey has taken days.
  • Brett Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court after divisive fight

    Brett Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court after divisive fight

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    Acrimonious to the end, the battle featured a climactic roll call that was interrupted several times by protesters in the Senate galleries before Capitol Police removed them. Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesProtestors rally against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in the atrium of the Hart Senate Office Building on Thursday.
  • Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'was killed inside Saudi consulate'

    Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi 'was killed inside Saudi consulate'

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    His Turkish fiancée Hatice Cengiz, who was waiting outside for him on Tuesday, says he never re-emerged. Later that day, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ( MBS ) said Saudi authorities would allow Turkey to search its consulate. The Washington Post's editorial page editor Fred Hiatt said in a statement: "If the reports of Jamal's murder are true, it is a monstrous and unfathomable act".
  • Brexit deal could be agreed within weeks, European Union chief says

    Brexit deal could be agreed within weeks, European Union chief says

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    The Wall Street investment bank said the business, previously run via Citibank Europe plc, headquartered in Ireland, would be transferred to the new bank by March 2019 subject to approvals from regulators. That, in turn, is a hard one for Britain where Prime Minister Theresa May's government relies on the support of the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party, which vehemently opposes differing rules on its soil from the rest of the United Kingdom.
  • Interpol asks China for information on president who vanished during trip

    Interpol asks China for information on president who vanished during trip

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    China's Ministry of Public Security did not immediately respond to a faxed request for comment and there was no mention of him in official media on Saturday. Meng is head of the executive committee that oversees Interpol. She said since Xi Jinping came to power in 2012, well over a million party officials have been disciplined in some way.
  • Melania Trump: 'Glad' both Kavanaugh and Ford were heard

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    On Thursday, about 300 protesters, including sexual assault victims, were arrested after staging demonstrations on Capitol Hill opposing Kavanaugh, chanting "Believe survivors". A fuming Kavanaugh strode into the same packed hearing room that afternoon and said he, too, was "100 percent" certain the incident had not occurred.
  • Nobel Peace Prize awarded for efforts to end sexual violence in war

    Nobel Peace Prize awarded for efforts to end sexual violence in war

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    Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege , both anti-abuse activists and advocates for victims, have strongly opposed sexual violence, which is often used as a weapon during war and armed conflict. "For myself, I think of my mother, who was murdered by DAESH [IS], the children with whom I grew up, and what we must do to honour them", she added.
  • Senators Collins, Manchin back Kavanaugh, paving way for confirmation

    Senators Collins, Manchin back Kavanaugh, paving way for confirmation

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    In a statement he tweeted , the West Virginia Democrat said he had "reservations about this vote given the serious allegations". She broke with fellow moderate Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska , who opposes the nominee. Senators are expected to be there in force from 15:30 in the lead-up to the vote. But will the vote match the closest in history? His promotion to the Supreme Court will also stand as a demoralizing defeat for Democrats who battled hard to block the ...
  • Chicago police officer jailed after guilty verdicts

    Chicago police officer jailed after guilty verdicts

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    At one point, he sipped water from a bottle. Jurors found him not guilty of official misconduct. His father lowered his head while some members of the McDonald family held hands. While the department isn't expecting violent riots, Mr. Guglielmi said, one person was arrested Thursday night in connection with making violent threats toward police officers and public officials on social media.
  • Trump NYT tax report 'false attack': White House

    Trump NYT tax report 'false attack': White House

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    The New York Times analysis, however, largely relied on a different concept - a basic adjustment for inflation. The New York Times reported Tuesday that Trump received vastly more from his father than he has previously stated and that his father backstopped his son's businesses during times of financial distress.
  • Canada Dairy Industry: New NAFTA a Bad Outcome

    Canada Dairy Industry: New NAFTA a Bad Outcome

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    The minister stressed that the agreement is not final and the Senate has the final word. For example, if Canada chose to re-create Class 7, under the deal, the Canadian government would be required to: inform the United States of the proposed change; allow the United States to participate in its consultation period, if asked; and consider American demands when making its final decision.