• Chicago Officer Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty in Murder of LaQuan McDonald
Chicago Officer Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty in Murder of LaQuan McDonald

Van Dyke said he fired in self-defense after McDonald lunged at him with a knife. Activists in downtown Chicago after Jason Van Dyke was found guilty for second-degree murder. Prosecutors argued that McDonald's death was not justified and accused Van Dyke of "exaggerating the threat". I could see the pain in these people.

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  • Saudi journalist goes missing in Istanbul
Saudi journalist goes missing in Istanbul

Khashoggi regularly wrote for the Washington Post , criticising Saudi policies towards Qatar and Canada, the war in Yemen, and a crackdown on dissent and the media in the kingdom. Khashoggi, a familiar face on political talk shows on Arab satellite television networks for years, has lived in self-exile in Washington for more than a year after he s...

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  • US Secretary of State Pompeo to meet North Korea's Kim Jong
US Secretary of State Pompeo to meet North Korea's Kim Jong

But Mr Pompeo did not meet Mr Kim on his last visit in July, when the North Korean leader instead was photographed touring a potato farm. The invitation to return to Pyongyang to discuss North Korean denuclearization efforts was made during a meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho amid United Nations sessions last week.

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  • US First Lady Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt
US First Lady Melania Trump wraps up solo African tour in Egypt

Many were puzzled, including CNN White House reporter Kate Bennett, who has covered Trump extensively. The first lady has had to grapple with that issue herself, given the multiple women who have accused her husband of sexually inappropriate behaviour, claims he says are false.

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  • Disbarred lawyer suspected of shooting officers in fatal SC standoff
Disbarred lawyer suspected of shooting officers in fatal SC standoff

All the children are now safe, though the motive for the crime is still unclear, and a suspect has not yet been named. Seven South Carolina police officers were shot in the line of duty on Wednesday when a Vietnam veteran opened fire while they were attempting to serve him a warrant.

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  • Who gets to see Kavanaugh FBI report?
Who gets to see Kavanaugh FBI report?

A final vote on his confirmation is now expected to occur over the weekend. The likelihood of Judge Kavanaugh winning a full Senate vote appeared to increase on Thursday after two Republicans whose votes will be essential gave a positive account of the Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry.

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  • Senate Narrowly Advances Kavanaugh Nomination
Senate Narrowly Advances Kavanaugh Nomination

The only Republican to vote against Kavanaugh, Senator Lisa Murkowski, said in a speech on the Senate floor on Friday night that her decision was "agonizing" but after watching Kavanaugh's Senate testimony she "could not conclude that he is the right person for the court at this time".

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  • New NAFTA Deal Not The Huge Win Trump Claims
New NAFTA Deal Not The Huge Win Trump Claims

Since the U.S. -Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA, was reached nearly two weeks ago, much of the criticism in Canada has focused on the greater access it gives the U.S.to the Canadian dairy market. Some will wind up in teas; some will end up in yogurt. Also included is a provision mandating that 75 percent of a vehicle be manufactured within U.S, C...

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  • Head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, missing after China trip
Head of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, missing after China trip

Meng's wife contacted police in Lyon, the French city where the worldwide police cooperation agency has its headquarters, after not hearing from him since his departure on September 29, police sources said. " Interpol's General Secretariat headquarters will not comment further". The president of Interpol heads its executive committee. Amnesty...

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  • USA indicts seven Russian intel officers in alleged doping scandal hack
USA indicts seven Russian intel officers in alleged doping scandal hack

Russian Federation on Thursday faced a coordinated barrage of accusations from the United States and its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, that claimed Moscow was behind a slew of recent malicious cyber attacks around the world . Three of the defendants were also charged in the hacking of U.S. persons involved in the 2016 election, Assi...

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  • Who spoke in the Kavanaugh investigation — FBI interviews
Who spoke in the Kavanaugh investigation — FBI interviews

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley said early Thursday that he had the Kavanaugh FBI report: "Supplemental FBI background file for Judge Kavanaugh has been received", he tweeted. Kavanaugh has said stories of his bad behavior while drinking are exaggerated. While the Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews were to focus on sexual a...

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  • US First Lady Melania Trump Lands in Kenya This Week
US First Lady Melania Trump Lands in Kenya This Week

The former model, whose choice of clothing is keenly watched, changed from a safari-inspired departure outfit of suede trench coat and leopard print heels to a red and white striped dress with white pumps by the time she arrived in West Africa.

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  • Law Enforcement Officer Reported Dead, 4 Others Injured in South Carolina Shooting
Law Enforcement Officer Reported Dead, 4 Others Injured in South Carolina Shooting

Nunn, and four city officers were shot, said Florence Police Chief Allen Heidler. Fox also reports that the shooter is an elderly man. The active situation is over, but city officials asked that residents stay away from the area. Hopkins is now still at the hospital, and reportedly has a head injury and isn't able to speak to officers. Kirby sa...

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  • Theresa May rocked by 'no confidence' letter ahead of crucial conference speech
Theresa May rocked by 'no confidence' letter ahead of crucial conference speech

He also said Britain was looking at how regulatory checks on some goods could be used as part of a solution to move talks forward. In a message to voters tired of belt-tightening, the PM said: "Because you made sacrifices, there are better days ahead.

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  • Times says it was wrong to have writer on Kavanaugh story
Times says it was wrong to have writer on Kavanaugh story

So, Kavanaugh's drinking has been investigated, and subsequently, Dudley has come up. According to the police report, the nominee was questioned alongside four other men by the New Haven Police Department for throwing ice on another patron.

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  • Trump believes Kavanaugh will be confirmed, depends on FBI
Trump believes Kavanaugh will be confirmed, depends on FBI

NBC meanwhile said the Federal Bureau of Investigation was not being allowed to investigate claims by Julie Swetnick, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct at drink-fueled parties in his student days. Trump said he didn't want to talk about a "Plan B" but he also said he was "open" to whatever investigators find. "I think there are s...

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  • Ricin detected in envelopes seized at Pentagon mail facility
Ricin detected in envelopes seized at Pentagon mail facility

The packages set off alarms as they were being screened in an off-site security mail processing center. Ricin is a highly toxic substance extracted from castor beans, and has figured prominently as a bioweapon in a number of foiled terrorist plots.

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  • Key U.S. senator concerned about Kavanaugh's 'partisan' tone
Key U.S. senator concerned about Kavanaugh's 'partisan' tone

Trump on Friday ordered the FBI to carry out an investigation lasting up to a week of the allegations against Kavanaugh , acting on a request from Senate Republican leaders who were pressed by moderate senators in Trump's own party. 'I'm instructing them as per what I feel the Senate wants, ' Trump said. I actually think it's a good thing fo...

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  • Iran fires missiles into Syria to avenge parade attack
Iran fires missiles into Syria to avenge parade attack

Iranian officials initially blamed Arab separatists backed by Gulf Arab allies of the United States for the Ahvaz attack . Later, IS released footage of several men that Iran ultimately identified as attackers, though the men in the footage never pledged allegiance to the extremist group.

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  • Trump calls Ford's testimony 'compelling,' orders Federal Bureau of Investigation to reopen Kavanaugh probe
Trump calls Ford's testimony 'compelling,' orders Federal Bureau of Investigation to reopen Kavanaugh probe

Brett Kavanaugh's testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday took a detour through drinking-game history-and Wikipedia was on it. As to Kavanaugh's testimony, another student said: "He was pretty convincing". I did some stupid things, but I never sexually assaulted anybody. Flake, at a committee hearing Friday afternoon, asked ...

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  • Lindsey Graham Vows
Lindsey Graham Vows "Full-Scale Investigation" Into Democrats' Handling Of Christine Ford's Allegations

NBC inaccurately reported that "limits imposed by the White House counsel's office on the FBI's Kavanaugh investigation" were still in place. It did not become public until September. "If you wanted an FBI investigation, you could have come to us!" "Whatever the committee decides, I'm all in - immediately". Hawley said Senate Judiciary Co...

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  • KTAR.com Arizona prosecutor says Kavanaugh sexual misconduct case is weak
KTAR.com Arizona prosecutor says Kavanaugh sexual misconduct case is weak

In this Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 photo, Rachel Mitchell, a prosecutor from Arizona, waits for Christine Blasey Ford , the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her, to testify before the U.S. Two of Kavanaugh's three accusers have implicated Judge. He denies all the claims. Democrats and other opponents of...

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  • FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation: Full Facts, No Spin
FBI’s Kavanaugh Investigation: Full Facts, No Spin

Instead he wanted the one-week delay on a final vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation while allowing the nomination to move out of committee to the full Senate. But she expressed confidence that no new information will be uncovered, noting that the allegations did not surface during the judge's six prior background checks for positions in the executive ...

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  • Rachel Mitchell: I wouldn’t prosecute him
Rachel Mitchell: I wouldn’t prosecute him

Rachel Mitchell, a Republican, was expected to question both Kavanaugh and the first woman to accuse him of sexual misconduct at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Mitchell's current boss, doesn't share those concerns. "Over the course of Rachel's career, she has dealt with victims in this v...

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  • Transcript Of Brett Kavanaugh’s Opening Statement Is A Heated Defense Of Himself
Transcript Of Brett Kavanaugh’s Opening Statement Is A Heated Defense Of Himself

Even Trump isn't confident on how the hearing will play out, and with the waters muddying on all sides, the Senate will vote on confirming Kavanaugh just one day later . "Apparently in those notes, there's a differing story about how many people were present at the party, there's no mention of Judge Kavanaugh, and so all that information would be...

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  • Indonesia tsunami: Waves as high as 6 metres kill hundreds
Indonesia tsunami: Waves as high as 6 metres kill hundreds

Dramatic video of the tsunami hitting Palu shows the high waves sweeping away several buildings and then the large tilted mosque in the town, about 80km from the quake's epicentre. Palu, which has more than 380,000 people, was strewn with debris from the quake and tsunami . "I'm anxious about people who might have been washed away".

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  • Mark Judge Says He Will Cooperate With FBI Probe
Mark Judge Says He Will Cooperate With FBI Probe

On Friday morning, Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal brought an unsuccessful motion to subpoena Judge to appear before the committee to testify on the allegations. "I do not recall the events described by Dr. Ford in her testimony". It is also unclear what the Federal Bureau of Investigation will be allowed to investigate, if they will inve...

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  • Kavanaugh Gains Key GOP Senator Ahead of Crucial Vote
Kavanaugh Gains Key GOP Senator Ahead of Crucial Vote

Tester also said he has "deep concerns about the allegations of sexual assault against Judge Kavanaugh ". Ranking Senate Judiciary Democrat Dianne Feinstein - who sat on Ford's uncorroborated allegations for weeks before handing them over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation days before a scheduled committee vote - promptly painted the Repub...

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  • Sabarimala Temple: India's Supreme Court lifts ban on women entering shrine
Sabarimala Temple: India's Supreme Court lifts ban on women entering shrine

The CHI further observed that exclusion of women of a certain age into the temple is not an essential part of religion. "These are new and evolving forms of untouchability in the realm of patriarchy", she said, referring to an outlawed practice of untouchability under India's ancient caste system.

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  • Kavanaugh accusations 'all false to me,' but I could change my mind
Kavanaugh accusations 'all false to me,' but I could change my mind

If they would have come back with the most ideal, 'We found everything and he's perfectly innocent of everything.' It wouldn't have made a difference. Trump said he rejected a one-on-one meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the sidelines of the United Nations because he's annoyed by the country's trade negotiations.

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