• 'Disappointed at the arrogant and negative response by India,' says PM Khan
'Disappointed at the arrogant and negative response by India,' says PM Khan

The MEA spokesperson referred to the "killing of Indian security forces" allegedly by "Pakistani entities" and Islamabad's decision to release stamps allegedly "glorifying terrorists" as the reasons behind the cancellation of talks. "The letter from the Prime Minister of Pakistan had spoken of. bringing a positive change and mutual desire for p...

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  • How it looks: Optics key in fight over Kavanaugh hearing
How it looks: Optics key in fight over Kavanaugh hearing

Asked if she believes Ford's account, Kessinger responded, "I believe that something may have happened to this woman ... but I don't believe Brett Kavanaugh committed those allegations". The lawyers said Ford was opposed to being questioned by outside counsel, according to Politico . But he also called for Ford's voice to be heard: "With all of ...

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  • Willing to testify on new date: Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee
Willing to testify on new date: Woman accusing Trump's SC nominee

Democratic senators, pointing to the highly-charged Anita Hill hearings in October 1991, have defended Ford's request to have the Federal Bureau of Investigation do its own probe before she testifies. For Republicans dealing with the sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , his hearing is becoming increasingly c...

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  • Infants Among 5 People Stabbed at New York City Daycare
Infants Among 5 People Stabbed at New York City Daycare

The three infants stabbed were girls ranging in three days to one month old. The 52-year-old suspect, who has not been named by police, was revived after responding New York Police Department (NYPD) applied a tourniquet on her arm. "We have seen some paperwork indicating that it is a day care", Holmes said, adding the documents "indicated that ...

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  • Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats
Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats

The two appeared before a special Judiciary Committee hearing, told their separate stories , and Thomas ultimately was confirmed, 52-48. In the meantime, the Senate panel has also reached out to Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge , whom Ford says was in the room during the alleged incident.

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  • Grassley Says Monday Hearing Not Likely Without Kavanaugh Accuser
Grassley Says Monday Hearing Not Likely Without Kavanaugh Accuser

Hatch, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, also again attacked Democrats for waiting until the most "politically damaging" moment to reveal Christine Blasey Ford's allegations , saying it "reeks of opportunism". "It is both extremely disturbing and a grave insult to women in ME and across the country that Senator Collins is buying into...

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  • Trump Underestimates Sahara: Just 'Build a Wall!' to Block Migrants
Trump Underestimates Sahara: Just 'Build a Wall!' to Block Migrants

The U.S. -Mexico border is approximately 2,000 miles wide. An audio file obtained by CNN noted that the minister impersonated Trump's voice as he said: "You need to build a wall around the Sahara", referring to Trump's statement. However, if Spain was to build a wall as suggested by Mr Trump, it would be complicated by the fact that it would ...

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  • More than 60 dead as Mangkhut continues into southern China
More than 60 dead as Mangkhut continues into southern China

About 291,000 were forced to flee their homes as the storm tore across the island of Luzon, an agricultural area in the archipelago's far north, with winds gusting up to 158 miles per hour, equivalent to a Category 5 hurricane. The workers used pikes and shovels to dig into the mud Monday morning, with the use of heavy equipment limited on the soak...

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  • Foreign reaction to the Pyeongyang Joint Agreement
Foreign reaction to the Pyeongyang Joint Agreement

The North and South Korean militaries also agreed to "preclude the use of military force under any circumstance", pledging to resolve all issues that might result in conflict in a peaceful manner. ④ The two sides agreed to strengthen cooperation in the areas of prevention of epidemics, public health and medical care, including emergency measures to...

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  • Pompeo Re-emphasizes Importance of Sanctions on N. Korea
Pompeo Re-emphasizes Importance of Sanctions on N. Korea

The worldwide front forged by 2017 to the united nations against the nuclear and missile programs of North Korea crashed on Monday with accusations of "cheating" and "lies" that are exchanged between Americans and Russians in the security Council.

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  • 'Decision' Would Follow 'Credible' Kavanaugh Accuser Testimony
'Decision' Would Follow 'Credible' Kavanaugh Accuser Testimony

On Wednesday morning, he told reporters that the "FBI really doesn't do that" when asked if he believes the bureau should open a probe into the Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations. "It's a process, and we all feel - speaking for all of the Republicans - we feel that we want to go through this process and we want to give everybody a chance to s...

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  • Hearing set for Monday on Kavanaugh assault accusation
Hearing set for Monday on Kavanaugh assault accusation

At the White House, President Trump said he wishes Democrats would not have waited to release the information. Less evident but significant nonetheless, Trump Jr. In July, Ford reached out to her congresswoman, Rep. Anna Eshoo, and Sen. Plus, the longer this nomination is held up, the longer the allegations could simmer, and the more trou...

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  • 'Fort Trump': Donald Trump proposes USA military base in Poland
'Fort Trump': Donald Trump proposes USA military base in Poland

The US now supplies most of the troops, about 900, for a rotating North Atlantic Treaty Organisation battalion in Poland as part of the alliance response to Russian intervention in Ukraine and Moscow's muscle-flexing along its western borders involving large-scale military exercises.

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  • The other big reason Paul Manafort could change everything
The other big reason Paul Manafort could change everything

Manafort went to great lengths to keep these lobbying activities secret, as well as to hide the fact that the European Parliament member in question was on Ukraine's payroll, according to the special counsel. The president has not revealed his thinking but spoke sympathetically throughout the trial of his onetime aide, at one point suggesting he h...

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  • Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Brett Kavanaugh
Echoes of Anita Hill in #MeToo allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

Ford , whose identity was unknown until Sunday, had sent a letter to Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein in July. Published reports and the alleged victim's recollection is that another Georgetown Prep student and friend of Kavanaugh's named Mark Judge was also present in the room during the alleged assault.

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  • Russian Federation military aircraft 'disappeared' off Syria during Israeli strikes
Russian Federation military aircraft 'disappeared' off Syria during Israeli strikes

A Russian military surveillance plane Ilyushin II- 20 aircraft went off the radar over the eastern Mediterranean sea which was 35 km (22 miles) away from the Syrian coast at 11 pm Moscow time, Russia's defence ministry said . USA and Israeli officials have said Iran and Hezbollah should end their armed presence in Syria. Israel is know t...

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  • ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use
ConCourt rules dagga legal for private use

Multiple government departments appealed and wanted weed use at home to remain illegal. Three cannabis users facing prosecution for consuming the drug have argued to the Constitutional Court that the prohibition of cannabis "intrudes unjustifiably into their private spheres", breaching their constitutional rights.

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  • Kavanaugh Denies Allegations of Sexual Assault
Kavanaugh Denies Allegations of Sexual Assault

According to Washington Post reporter Seung Min Kim , Foy said Sunday that the vote had not been rescheduled. "Professor Christine Blasey Ford deserves to be heard and Judge Kavanaugh deserves a chance to clear his name", Manchin said.

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  • Midwest Abandons Trump, Fueling Democratic Advantage For Control Of Congress
Midwest Abandons Trump, Fueling Democratic Advantage For Control Of Congress

And about a dozen Republican House members, facing tough re-election fights in the high-tax, Democratic-leaning states of New York , New Jersey and California, voted against their party's tax legislation past year. Starting in 2026, the cuts could cost the federal government about $165 billion annually in today's dollars, according to projection...

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  • Trump says Hurricane Maria death toll number was made up by Democrats
Trump says Hurricane Maria death toll number was made up by Democrats

Trump's baseless allegations came in a string of Thursday tweets rejecting the official tally that found the catastrophic storm resulted in nearly 3 ,000 deaths. Some Puerto Ricans are still without power. "[Three thousand] people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico ", he wrote . "This study, commissioned by the Governm...

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  • Gladys Cherono beats Ruti,Dibaba to win women's race at Berlin Marathon
Gladys Cherono beats Ruti,Dibaba to win women's race at Berlin Marathon

But, at the 30km mark Kipchoge was 52 seconds ahead of WR pace and the magic 2:02:57 mark was within sight again. He has now won 11 out of 12 marathons he raced in, including at the Olympics. Berlin debutant Amos Kipruto came second in 2 hours, 6 minutes and 23 seconds, followed by a third Kenyan, former world-record holder Wilson Kipsang , w...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Opens Up About the Alleged Sexual Assault
Brett Kavanaugh Accuser Opens Up About the Alleged Sexual Assault

The Post reports Ford first contacted the paper in early July, several weeks before she wrote a confidential letter to Sen. The notes also say four boys attacked her - but Ford insists this was the therapist's mistake. "That was true when he was in high school, and it has remained true to this day", they said. "Sexual assault, in high school, fr...

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  • Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Now Come Forward
Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Now Come Forward

Speaking on CNN a few hours before the Post published its article, Democratic Sen. But if Republican leaders and the Trump team are confident they have enough votes to put Kavanaugh on the highest court in the land, there are ample reasons to think they will carry on with their plans.

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  • North Carolina coast feels Florence’s first blast of wind, rain
North Carolina coast feels Florence’s first blast of wind, rain

The National Hurricane Center's best guess was that Florence's eye would blow ashore as early as Friday afternoon around the North Carolina-South Carolina line. If the storm makes landfall as a Category 2 , these winds will be damaging, sustained at up to 160km/h or so with higher gusts. The New York Times reported that Duke Energy, the Caro...

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  • Hurricane Florence Is Generating 83-Foot Waves in the Atlantic
Hurricane Florence Is Generating 83-Foot Waves in the Atlantic

Meanwhile, the US National Hurricane Centre said Hurricane Helene may be downgraded to a tropical storm. Tropical Storm Isaac made its closest approach to St. The storm is likely to die out by Wednesday. 9/12/18 2 p.m.: Greater chance of tropical storm force wind speeds across Midlands with highest chances (60%-80%) in the eastern Midland...

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  • Neighborhoods evacuate; several homes destroyed
Neighborhoods evacuate; several homes destroyed

Massachusetts State Police tweeted that the fires broke out across a wide swath in the city of Lawrence and the town of North Andover . "It was very scary", she said . The town of 35,000 residents is about 26 miles north of Boston near the New Hampshire border. Massachusetts State Police (MSP) confirmed on Twitter that at least 70 loca...

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  • Manafort to take guilty plea, forfeit assets
Manafort to take guilty plea, forfeit assets

Still, Friday's move gives Mueller another successful conviction while allowing Manafort to avoid facing another costly public trial that this time focused on allegations that he acted as an unregistered foreign agent for Ukrainian interests.

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  • Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm toll of 3000 as Democrat plot
Trump rejects Puerto Rico storm toll of 3000 as Democrat plot

It's unclear why the water was never utilized but Ceiba Mayor Angel Cruz Ramos claims too much water was delivered at the wrong time. "Then, a long time later, they started to report really large numbers, like 3000", he said in a tweet Thursday morning as Carolinians prepared to be pummeled by Hurricane Florence .

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  • NY mourns the victims of September 11th
NY mourns the victims of September 11th

Architect Paul Murdoch said he wanted visitors the crash site to have an emotional reaction when they come to the place where the flight slammed into earth after passengers and crew attacked the terrorists. September 11 still shapes American policy, politics and everyday experiences in places from airports to office buildings, even if it's less of ...

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  • Vijay Mallya extradition case: Judge reserves verdict for December 10
Vijay Mallya extradition case: Judge reserves verdict for December 10

Senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy said it is an undeniable fact that liquor baron Vijay Mallya told Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament that he was leaving for London . "There are documents that show how the RBI and UPA under Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh had given sweet deals to Kingfisher Airlines", Bharatiy...

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  • How Brett Kavanaugh will collide with a changing America
How Brett Kavanaugh will collide with a changing America

Though Kavanaugh's nomination will appear on the Judiciary Committee's business meeting on Thursday, Democrats are expected to delay a vote until next week, likely on September 20. Many pro-abortion rights groups are sounding the alarm that Kavanaugh would be likely to overturn the 1973 landmark abortion case, Roe v. Wade, or approve restric...

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  • Dallas Cop Kills Man After Entering HIS Apartment … Believing it was Hers
Dallas Cop Kills Man After Entering HIS Apartment … Believing it was Hers

Jean was killed by a Dallas police officer who mistook Jean's apartment for her own at around 10 p.m. Thursday, Police Chief Renee Hall said . Authorities say she will be charged with manslaughter. The Dallas police chief announced at a press conference Friday afternoon that authorities are in the process of obtaining a warrant to arrest the o...

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  • Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife dies in London
Ex-PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife dies in London

Meanwhile, Shehbaz Sharif will leave for the United Kingdom on the next available flight to bring back the body of his sister-in-law. She contested for the NA-120 seat despite her failing health and secured 59,413 votes and defeated Yasmin Rashid of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI).

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  • Donald Trump: 'I Fell Asleep' During Barack Obama Speech
Donald Trump: 'I Fell Asleep' During Barack Obama Speech

Former President Barack Obama speaks as he campaigns in support of California congressional candidates, on September 8, 2018, in Anaheim, California. "Some of you may think I am exaggerating when I say this election is more important than any I can remember in my lifetime", Obama said in a speech at the University of IL.

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  • Florence forecast to stall over Carolinas as stationary front blocks movement
Florence forecast to stall over Carolinas as stationary front blocks movement

State of Emergency has been declared by North Carolina , South Carolina and Virginia . "This is one of the worst storms to hit the East Coast in many years", President Donald Trump warned on Twitter. While developments over the last 24 hours suggest historic rainfall is possible, meteorologists say there are two keys to that scenario playin...

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  • Donald Trump's administration closes Palestinian mission in Washington DC
Donald Trump's administration closes Palestinian mission in Washington DC

There was no immediate response from Israel, where government offices were closed for the Jewish new year. White House National Security Adviser John Bolton called the Hague-based rights body "unaccountable" and "outright dangerous" to the United States, Israel and other allies, and said any probe of U.S.

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  • Man arrested in France after airport car chase
Man arrested in France after airport car chase

Video posted to social media and broadcast on French TV shows the closing moments of a dramatic chase scene, where a white auto speeds past the runway, with police in pursuit. Several flights have been diverted away from Lyon due to the incident. The driver then jumped out while the vehicle was still rolling and sprinted off on foot, pursued by...

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  • Key quotes from Woodward book, NYT op-ed assailing Trump
Key quotes from Woodward book, NYT op-ed assailing Trump

On the topic of Woodward's book, Fear: Trump in the White House , Harrington said the op-ed "fits the same narrative that his [Woodward's] book is pushing, people working to save the country from Trump". Many have already come forward to say the quotes by them, like the book, are fiction. In the interview, Woodward rejected criticism that his...

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  • Hundreds of Russian rich men can
Hundreds of Russian rich men can "evict" from the UK

Prime Minister Theresa May said the two assassins were officers of the GRU intelligence service and that their actions were nearly certainly approved "at a senior level of the Russian state". Britain has blamed the Russian state for the attempted assassinations, which Russia denies. The Skripal case triggered a diplomatic crisis with Russian ...

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  • 4 dead in Cincinnati bank shooting
4 dead in Cincinnati bank shooting

The situation appeared to be under control shortly before 7 a.m. At least some of the officers who engaged Perez were wearing body cameras during the firefight. To recap, just after 9, emergency responders went to 5/3rd Bank at 5th and Main for report of active shooter with multiple victims. Another onlooker, Leonard Cain, told a newspaper he...

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  • Wildfire that closed key California highway doubles in size
Wildfire that closed key California highway doubles in size

The Delta Fire has scorched almost 58 square miles since it began near Lake Shasta on Wednesday. Sgt Alex Walker faced the heat of California's biggest fires: "It was close to unbearable". Almost 300 homes were considered threatened, but the blaze was not burning near any large towns, fire spokesman Brandon Vacarro said. Dubbed the Delta F...

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  • Pakistan army chief provokes India, says people of Kashmir fighting bravely
Pakistan army chief provokes India, says people of Kashmir fighting bravely

Mr. Khan also talked about investing in human capital by sending children to schools and building hospitals and system of merit so that everyone is treated equally on the pattern of first Muslim state of Medina. Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed to the Pakistanis living overseas to contribute to dams fund, assuring the nation that he would pro...

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  • Pompeo Has Received North Korean Letter Trump Was Expecting
Pompeo Has Received North Korean Letter Trump Was Expecting

Recent satellite photos have indicated Kim's weapons factories were still operating to produce fissile materials to make nuclear weapons. Chung added that during his meeting with Kim, the North Korean leader stressed that he has "never said anything negative about President Trump ".

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  • Russia, Iran reject calls for Syria ceasefire, backing offensive
Russia, Iran reject calls for Syria ceasefire, backing offensive

Turkey has 12 observation posts in Idlib in keeping with the provisions of the Astana process. That also includes an estimated 10,000 hardcore fighters, including al-Qaeda-linked militants. The level of mutual trust between Turkey and Russian Federation is "very low", relations remain "fragile" and Idlib will "present new challenges" to them.

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  • George Papadopoulos: Ex-Trump advisor jailed in Russian Federation inquiry
George Papadopoulos: Ex-Trump advisor jailed in Russian Federation inquiry

Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos leaves after his sentencing hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., September 7, 2018 . However by lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, he placed "self interest over the national interest", Moss said.

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  • Several People Behind Trump Were Removed, Replaced During Rally In Montana
Several People Behind Trump Were Removed, Replaced During Rally In Montana

But these swaps are particularly egregious considering they were all mid-speech and directly behind the president, and the people who were swapped out didn't appear to be doing anything wrong. Trump said numerous Senate Democrats whom Tester had helped elect "are attacking Judge Kavanaugh and looking like fools". Trump also warned that a Democrat...

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  • State Dept Official Suggests Real Motivation Of Anonymous Anti-Trump Op-Ed
State Dept Official Suggests Real Motivation Of Anonymous Anti-Trump Op-Ed

The theory that Mr Pence wrote the article largely stems from the use of the word " lodestar ", a term meaning "star that leads or guides" and one which the vice-president has frequently used. The paper says the author requested anonymity and that this was essential to deliver an "important perspective" to its reader. Trump lambasted The Tim...

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  • US, India Ink Deal to Expand Defense Ties
US, India Ink Deal to Expand Defense Ties

The pact enables high-transfer of power. The sources said text of the agreement is nearly ready. "India is going to buy more energy products and aircraft from the U.S.", he said. They come amid a series of divisive issues, including Washington's demands that India stop buying Iranian oil and Russian military supplies, and even news reports that P...

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  • Quake halts all trains on Japan island
Quake halts all trains on Japan island

Two people had been killed and about 40 were missing, according to public broadcaster NHK. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. More than 4,000 defense force soldiers have been deployed to help with rescue operations, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, and that number could rise to 25,000 if needed.

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  • Infowars’ Alex Jones insults, touches Marco Rubio outside U.S. Senate hearing
Infowars’ Alex Jones insults, touches Marco Rubio outside U.S. Senate hearing

Jones also interrupted interviews with Democratic Sen. At one point during their back and forth, Mr. Jones touches the Florida senator and security intervened. "You are like a little gangster thug". "I don't really read your website". Rubio ignored his questions, while Jones persisted. The company had previously issued a seven-day suspension ...

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