• Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser Willing to Testify, Lawyer Says
Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser Willing to Testify, Lawyer Says

A spokesman for the Senate Judiciary Committee said late on Sunday that Mr Grassley is trying to arrange separate, follow-up calls with Mr Kavanaugh and Ms Ford , but just for aides to Mr Grassley and Ms Feinstein, before Thursday's scheduled vote.

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  • Trump’s supreme court pick accused of sexual assault
Trump’s supreme court pick accused of sexual assault

Ms Ford, who is now 51, works at Palo Alto University in California . That timetable would have Kavanaugh sitting on the Supreme Court - if he is confirmed - before Election Day on 6 November, when one-third of the 100 Senate seats are up for grabs.

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  • Texas Board of Education votes to remove Hillary Clinton from history curriculum
Texas Board of Education votes to remove Hillary Clinton from history curriculum

The move comes as an effort to "streamline" the social studies curriculum in the state, The Dallas Morning News first reported . Teachers who are on the board that made the recommendation said that the number of historical figures that teachers are required to include in their curriculum is so lengthy that students end up memorizing names and da...

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  • Turkey adds troops in Syria province
Turkey adds troops in Syria province

Speaking at a joint news conference with his Pakistani counterpart, Cavusoglu said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the topic of Syria on Monday. President Erdogan of Turkey had been hoping to persuade President Putin of Russian Federation and President Rouhani of Iran, both of whom are backing As...

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  • US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief
US says transfer from FEMA funds won't harm hurricane relief

DHS also transferred $33 million from other ICE programs to pay for detention and removal, making the total amount of money transferred $202 million. The "response and recovery" category contains about 21 percent of FEMA's operations budget- about $223 million - does non-public a more instruct characteristic in paying for catastrophe efforts.

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  • Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines lashed by winds of more than 100mph
Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines lashed by winds of more than 100mph

An average of 20 typhoons and tropical storms lash the Philippines each year, killing hundreds of people and leaving millions in near-perpetual poverty. People take shelter in Cagayan, where the storm was projected to make its initial landfall. Mangkhut has already torn through Guam and the Marshall Islands in the Pacific, causing widespread ...

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  • Skripal poisoning: Putin says suspects 'civilians, no longer criminals'
Skripal poisoning: Putin says suspects 'civilians, no longer criminals'

Investigators released a cache of evidence, including security camera images that captured the progress of the two men from an Aeroflot flight to the scene of the crime, and from there back to Moscow, the New York Times reported . The British government has said it believes the attack was sanctioned by the Kremlin - a charge that has been strongly...

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  • Manafort Reaches Plea Deal, Agrees to Help Mueller's Russia Investigation
Manafort Reaches Plea Deal, Agrees to Help Mueller's Russia Investigation

In Washington , Judge Amy Berman Jackson said that based on the guidelines, which are determined based on factors such as Manafort's involvement and the nature of the crimes, he faces a range of 210 to 262 months and a $400,000 fine. Manafort "coordinated with a senior Israeli government official" to publicize the story, Mueller charged , seeki...

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  • These statistics show the power of Super Typhoon Mangkhut
These statistics show the power of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Cebu Station announced the cancellation of all trips from Cebu starting at 12 p.m. Storm warnings have been raised in 25 provinces on the main northern island of Luzon, restricting sea travel. The typhoon is expected to boost the intensity of seasonal monsoon rains that have already caused widespread flooding in central Luzon, a mainly farming regi...

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  • Putin: Skripal poisoning suspects 'civilians, not criminals'
Putin: Skripal poisoning suspects 'civilians, not criminals'

One week ago, Ed talked about the two Russian GRU agents blamed by Britain for the poisoning attack. Putin added that the two men do not work for the military and that there is "nothing criminal" about them, calling them "civilians", the Associated press reported .

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  • FEMA Says It’s Ready for Hurricane Florence, Defends 2017 Response
FEMA Says It’s Ready for Hurricane Florence, Defends 2017 Response

Marty Bahmonde, a senior official at FEMA, told CBS News that after the agency delivered the water to the island, it's not clear what became of it after that point. "I'm confident the response in 2017 was good and I'm confident this response will be good", Federal Emergency Management Agency Associate Administrator Jeff Byard told reporters durin...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: Senate judiciary panel will vote this month
Brett Kavanaugh: Senate judiciary panel will vote this month

Kavanaugh, whose hearings were swarmed with protesters from various activist groups opposed to his nomination, revealed a trove of information about himself, while concealing just as much. "Is anything written in the document?" Kavanaugh hammered in the importance of precedent, which has been a major sticking point for Democrats looking to ...

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  • Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom passes away in London
Former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom passes away in London

Confirming the news Sharif's brother and the head Pakistan Muslim League-N, Shahbaz Sharif, tweeted from his party's official Twitetr handle in Urdu, "My sister-in-law and the wife of Nawaz Sharif sahib is no more amongst us". Conspiracy theories claiming that Nawaz was actually healthy, and that the Sharifs were faking her illness to gain sympat...

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  • Obama rebukes Trump's 'radical' politics of 'fear'
Obama rebukes Trump's 'radical' politics of 'fear'

Obama said that's not how democracy is supposed to work. Obama said, "Just take a glance at recent headlines should tell you this moment really is different, the stakes really are higher". " You need to vote because our democracy depends on it ", he told the students in attendance . "It is us not doing what we're supposed to do", he said.

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  • South Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister
South Africa 'close to war zone' with 57 murders a day: minister

At least 20 336 murders were recorded nationally. He said the murder statistics "borders close to a war zone‚ while there is peace and there is no war in SA". Cele, who took over from former police minister Fikile Mbalula in February, had attempted to clamp down on criminal activity in South Africa, especially violent crimes such as murders and h...

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  • UNC Storm Surge Expert Warns Of Potentially 'Catastrophic' Florence
UNC Storm Surge Expert Warns Of Potentially 'Catastrophic' Florence

If Florence slows to a crawl just off the coast, it could bring torrential rain to the Appalachian mountains and as far away as West Virginia, causing flash floods, mudslides and other unsafe conditions. It's not just North Carolina that is "taking Hurricane Florence seriously", either, in SC and Virginia residents have also declared states of e...

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  • Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet United Nations envoy on Syria
Diplomats from Iran, Russia, Turkey meet United Nations envoy on Syria

Turkey regards the presence of its troops inside Idlib as a deterrent against a large-scale assault by forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies. But there is a further obstacle; the strip of land between Turkey-controlled Afrin and Idlib is controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), a former al-Qaeda affiliate.

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  • Donald Trump's autumn visit to Ireland postponed because of 'scheduling reasons'
Donald Trump's autumn visit to Ireland postponed because of 'scheduling reasons'

He has previously visited Paris, while living in the White House, for Bastille Day celebrations. The visit to Ireland, announced by the White House in early September, was scheduled to be combined with Trump's trip to Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War I.

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  • United States threatens to arrest ICC judges over war crimes probe
United States threatens to arrest ICC judges over war crimes probe

France and Germany also weighed in to support the Hague-based court after White House National Security Advisor John Bolton said the ICC was "already dead to us". would be sanctioned. Bolton's statements were echoed by White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders who insisted President Donald Trump would use all powers vested upon him t...

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  • Donald Trump to Supporters: If You Don't Vote, I Might Get Impeached
Donald Trump to Supporters: If You Don't Vote, I Might Get Impeached

It was not clear whether Trump was referring to New Jersey Sen. This week, the internet found a new hero in "Plaid Shirt Guy": a young man who went viral after his bemused facial expressions were caught on camera while he was standing right behind the president at a Trump rally .

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  • Bedford home site of major police incident
Bedford home site of major police incident

Police attended the home after a man presented to a regional station. At the home, they discovered the deceased bodies of up to five people, including children. 'This is a tragic event and will have an impact on family and friends, the community, and the emergency services who first responded to the tragic scene.

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  • Apple should make its products in United States to avoid tariff hit
Apple should make its products in United States to avoid tariff hit

Apple , in pushing back on the tariff proposal, said it bought more than $50 billion worth of components from US-based suppliers past year and that it's the largest United States corporate tax payer. The Trump administration had indicated it was ready to move ahead with a next round of tariffs after the end of a public comment period, which fin...

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  • Pentagon Sends Reinforcements To Remote Syria Base After Russia Threatens Attack
Pentagon Sends Reinforcements To Remote Syria Base After Russia Threatens Attack

At Tanf , the base where a coalition of dozens of United States troops and Syrian rebels launch counter-ISIS operations, is seen as a critical location within the scope of Iranian, Syrian, and Russian influence in the region. "Coalition partners are in the At Tanf deconfliction zone for the fight to destroy ISIS", Brown said. Idlib's fate now app...

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  • Dallas officer shoots, kills man after entering wrong apartment
Dallas officer shoots, kills man after entering wrong apartment

According to the Dallas Police Department, the off-duty officer called dispatchers to report she was involved in a shooting at an apartment around 10 p.m. At the very early stages of this investigation - initial indications were that they were what we consider circumstances of an officer involved shooting.

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  • Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own, kills man: authorities
Dallas officer mistakes apartment for own, kills man: authorities

Police haven't released the name or race of the officer, who had arrived home in-uniform and who wasn't injured. The officer has been placed on administrative leave while the shooting is being investigated. Botham Shem attended private Christian institution Hardin University, where he actively participated in the campus ministry and was a member ...

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  • Trump wants Sessions to investigate op-ed writer
Trump wants Sessions to investigate op-ed writer

But most have lashed out at the fact it was published in the first place - not the content of what was written. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tried to head off reporters' inquiries of Trump officials, tweeting that the questions should be aimed at the Times , which she said was "complicit in this deceitful act".

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  • Another $267B China tariffs ready to go after $200 already announced
Another $267B China tariffs ready to go after $200 already announced

Trump did not indicate whether the office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) had reached a decision regarding the rate of taxation of the latest round of tariffs, originally proposed at 10 per cent. Trump said earlier Friday that his administration could "very soon" impose those tariffs. "These are taxes and they're going to find their way into ...

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  • United States ambassador sees Golan remaining in Israeli hands 'forever'
United States ambassador sees Golan remaining in Israeli hands 'forever'

According to regional sources, Israel began carrying out military strikes in Syria in 2013 against suspected arms transfers and deployments by Iranian forces and their Lebanese Hezbollah allies, both Damascus's partners in Syria's civil war.

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

Foreign policy specialist George Papadopoulos "lied in an investigation that was important to national security", said US District Judge Randolph Moss. As the couple headed for the court, a protester tossed an orange shirt reading, "Team Putin", at the former member of Trump's campaign, who pleaded guilty past year for lying to the Federal Bure...

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  • Twin attacks in Afghan capital kill 20
Twin attacks in Afghan capital kill 20

According to the newspaper, a suicide bomber blew himself up among police and local officials near the building of the sports club. A 10th journalist was killed the same day, shot in eastern Khost province. This year, 12 died in the violence, including two in Wednesday's attack. The first explosion was triggered by a suicide bomber and was foll...

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