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Author: 0 More Americans believe Kavanaugh's accuser rather than him, poll finds

Democrats have accused Republicans of not conducting a thorough review in their rush to get Kavanaugh confirmed. Avenatti declined to expand on the allegation in an interview Wednesday on ABC's "The View", saying he would not add detail beyond what was in the statement.

Author: 0 Meghan stuns at first solo royal appearance

Meghan Markle attended her first solo engagement as a royal on Tuesday and there was one thing in particular that got everybody talking. The Duchess was dressed to the nines in a black dress by Givenchy that goes for $3,300 paired with a matching clutch worth $1,990.

Author: 0 TROPICS: Kirk redevelops back into tropical storm

A pocket of little to no shear will help Kirk gain strength as it moves to the west, but it's going to have a hard time overcoming the strong winds now settled over the Caribbean. The good news with this system is that most of the rain associated with it is located east of its center, mainly keeping most of the rain offshore and away from the Carolinas.

People Committee vote on Kavanaugh scheduled for Friday
Author: 0 Committee vote on Kavanaugh scheduled for Friday

It is not necessary for Kavanaugh to secure a majority vote by the committee in order for the full Senate to vote on his confirmation. Democrats have accused Republicans of not conducting a thorough review in their rush to get Kavanaugh confirmed.

People Trump says China is interfering in midterm elections
Author: 0 Trump says China is interfering in midterm elections

Mr Trump said China did not want his Republican party to do well in the upcoming elections because he would continue imposing tariffs. "We refuse to accept any unwarranted accusations against China", the Chinese government's top diplomat Wang Yi told the Security Council.

People 2nd Kavanaugh accuser certain about alleged encounter, her lawyer says
Author: 0 2nd Kavanaugh accuser certain about alleged encounter, her lawyer says

He also accused Judge Kavanaugh of misleading senators in previous hearings. Kavanaugh denied he had any sexual contact with either Ramirez or Blasey Ford. Senate Democrats countered that, if Republicans wanted to learn the facts about the nominee's past behavior, they would not have rejected calls for an FBI investigation of the allegations against him.

People China and the Holy See: Provisional Agreement
Author: 0 China and the Holy See: Provisional Agreement

Tamzin Taylor from Christian charity Open Doors told Premier the situation for Christians in the country has "vastly improved". "Our religion should worship God and support the government's sovereignty, but our church should stay apart from the government", Paul Yu told AFP after mass.

People China tensions spilling over into the military arena
Author: 0 China tensions spilling over into the military arena

However, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang, said the sale had the potential to cause "severe damage" to relations, including "bilateral cooperation in major fields". The country is militarizing reclaimed land in the seas and regularly disputes the sovereignty of islands in the region. "Now that the Trump administration is aggressively seeking to challenge China's interests on both the economic and military fronts, one wonders whether Washington wants to permanently damage ...

People McConnell says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh will be confirmed
Author: 0 McConnell says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh will be confirmed

Kavanaugh's classmates say he and others in the "fratty" culture insensitively boasted of having sex with various young women. "I've never sexually assaulted anyone". Democrats have accused Republicans of not conducting a thorough review in their rush to get Kavanaugh confirmed. If approved by the panel, Kavanaugh would still face a vote in the full Senate.

People Erdogan: Turkey to increase safe zones in Syria
Author: 0 Erdogan: Turkey to increase safe zones in Syria

According to the deal, the two highways "M4" and "M5", passing through Idlib, will be reopened towards the end of 2018, as to energize the commercial wheel in the area; the roads are Damascus-Aleppo and the Lattakia-Aleppo. "But we will stay alert to any betrayal by the Russians, the regime or the Iranians", the NLF warned, fearing the agreement to be "temporary". On August, Turkey has legally listed the Syrian group Tahrir al-Sham as an alternate name for the Nusra Front terrorist group.

People Bodies of 'murdered' Briton and wife found in Thailand
Author: 0 Bodies of 'murdered' Briton and wife found in Thailand

According to the Guardian , police said the three men arrested over the murders had informed them where the bodies were buried and that they would be recovered on Tuesday. He built the sprawling family home on a large plot of land in one of the country's most northerly provinces, and secured the property with a gated entrance.

People Aadhaar: India Supreme Court upholds controversial biometric database
Author: 0 Aadhaar: India Supreme Court upholds controversial biometric database

He said that Aadhaar numbers shall be removed from the telecom companies' databases. Among the other cases that are likely to be decided are the petition by NGO Lok Prahari matter seeking clarification on the issue whether disqualification of convicted law makers kicks in immediately after the pronouncement or is it necessary for a parliamentary or assembly secretariat to issue a formal notification for the goal and the batch of petitions demanding reconsideration of the 2006 Nagaraj ...

People Hong to Mainland China by train is now often the fastest way
Author: 0 Hong to Mainland China by train is now often the fastest way

Hong Kong , a former British colony, was handed back to China in 1997, under an agreement that the territory would enjoy "a high degree of autonomy, except in foreign and defence affairs", for 50 years. The Greater Bay Area would comprise 68 million people and span 56,500 square kilometers in southern China, an area that is now managed by three governments with three separate borders and three different legal systems.

People Philippine president revokes amnesty for fiercest critic
Author: 0 Philippine president revokes amnesty for fiercest critic

Trillanes also indicated he is keen to return to the Senate and resume the work of the Committee on Social Justice, Welfare and Rural Development where he was presiding over a hearing on various bills referred to the panel when the arresting team arrived to serve the arrest warrant.

People Senate GOP Whip: Committee Vote on Kavanaugh 'As Early As Friday'
Author: 0 Senate GOP Whip: Committee Vote on Kavanaugh 'As Early As Friday'

Senate confirmation of Kavanaugh , a conservative federal appeals court judge chosen by Trump for a lifetime post on the high court, has been imperilled by the decades-old allegations by Ford and another woman, Deborah Ramirez . Lots of people reject all of this and say that the GOP should stop the circus and just vote right now. Having the lawyer pepper Christine Blasey Ford with questions might spare the Senate Republicans who run the committee of potentially bad optics of having ...

People Senate committee schedules Friday vote on Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Senate committee schedules Friday vote on Kavanaugh

Both Ford and Kavanaugh plan to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the accusation on Thursday. That could set up a vote in the full Senate early next week. "We need to be able to listen", Murkowski said of Ford's accusations. "Women are paying attention". "I'm not going to let false accusations drive us out of this process".

People UN General Assembly Laughs at Trump During Ridiculous Speech
Author: 0 UN General Assembly Laughs at Trump During Ridiculous Speech

Foes for decades, Washington and Tehran have been increasingly at odds since May, when the Republican US president pulled out of the 2015 global nuclear deal with Iran and announced sanctions against the OPEC member. Trump has often said that the world is laughing at the USA for problems that were not his fault. Iran denies seeking a nuclear bomb. "The United States is committed to a future of peace and stability in the region, including peace between the Israelis and Palestinians", ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump Attacks Brett Kavanaugh Accusers After Addressing UN: "Democratic Con Game"

Christine Blasey Ford's claim that, years ago, Georgetown Prep student Kavanaugh pinned her on a bed, tried to take off her clothes, and put his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream, is "totally unsubstantiated", Trump scoffed. McConnell spoke on the Senate floor Monday afternoon. "Judge Kavanaugh is an outstanding person. They know he's high quality", Trump said during a meeting with the Colombian president at the UN.

People 'Extremely rare' two-headed snake found in backyard
Author: 0 'Extremely rare' two-headed snake found in backyard

According to an article published in National Geographic , two-headed snakes lead hard lives in the wild. "Based on the anatomy, it would be better for the right head to eat, but it may be a challenge since the left head appears more dominant".

People Pound bounces back after Raab says confident of Brexit deal
Author: 0 Pound bounces back after Raab says confident of Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday Brexit negotiations have reached an "impasse" and European Union leaders should prepare for a "no deal" exit. 'This is about how you can have a fantastic Brexit that sets us up for the next generation and ensures our prosperity, ' he said. It was also hailed by former foreign secretary Boris Johnson.

People Salzburg Summit: what happened with Theresa May and Brexit?
Author: 0 Salzburg Summit: what happened with Theresa May and Brexit?

He is confident that the proposed structure of economic interaction will not work , not least because it could undermine the single market. She said it was "not acceptable" to simply reject the UK's suggestions without a detailed explanation, adding that until they provide an alternative, progress can not be made.

People Jacinda Ardern and baby Neve win hearts in NY
Author: 0 Jacinda Ardern and baby Neve win hearts in NY

While she spoke, Ardern's partner Clarke Gayford held the three-month-old baby on his lap. "I wish I could have captured the startled look on a Japanese delegation inside United Nations yesterday who walked into a meeting room in the middle of a nappy change".

People Rouhani warns Trump will suffer same fate as Saddam
Author: 0 Rouhani warns Trump will suffer same fate as Saddam

The statement said that the participants also "welcomed the fact that updates to the EU's "Blocking Statute" and the European Investment Bank's external lending mandate to make Iran eligible entered into force on 7 August". Despite Iran's fragile economy, weakened by decades of sanctions, corruption and mismanagement, it will be hard for Rouhani to consider diplomacy with the United States, which is rejected by Iran's powerful hardliners.

Author: 0 Labour opposition says preparing to vote against May's Brexit deal

Mr McDonnell said a general election would be "the real People's Vote" on Brexit. Once we proved that, they were happy to vote for Labour . He urged critics of Jeremy Corbyn to ignore calls for the formation of a "breakaway" centre ground party and get behind the leader.

Author: 0 Collins: Second Kavanaugh Accuser Should Speak 'Under Oath'

Students protesting at Yale Law School. But until there is a full, fair, and impartial investigation of the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh, YLS students say they will continue to feel overwhelmed with disillusionment and frustration.

People Russian Federation missile sale to Syria is 'significant escalation': U.S.' Bolton
Author: 0 Russian Federation missile sale to Syria is 'significant escalation': U.S.' Bolton

An official report from Moscow has laid the blame squarely at Israel's feet, however, raising the prospect that Russian Federation will close Syrian airspace to Israeli aircraft. "If they are used against us, we will act against them". Last week's crash , which killed 15 Russian service members, had forced Moscow to take " adequate retaliatory measures to increase the safety of Russian military fighting global terrorism in Syria", Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday in a ...

People Rod Rosenstein expecting to be fired, AP source says
Author: 0 Rod Rosenstein expecting to be fired, AP source says

Other reports said Rosenstein expected to be fired while NBC News reported Rosenstein said he would not resign and the White House would have to fire him. Trump is well-known as a huge coward who can't fire people in person, and he is a creature who can only understand the human experience through major media, so this looks like a full-court PR press to pressure Rosenstein into resigning, so Trump can appoint a stooge to oversee the Mueller investigation.

People Donald Trump hails South Korea trade deal
Author: 0 Donald Trump hails South Korea trade deal

Trump, who met Kim in Singapore in June in the first-ever summit between the two countries that have never signed a peace treaty, earlier told reporters that he appreciated "a attractive letter" the young North Korean leader had sent to him.

People Proposed US law to clamp down on green card holders on benefits
Author: 0 Proposed US law to clamp down on green card holders on benefits

It broadens a 1999 rule that sought to withhold green cards from immigrants deemed likely to become dependent on government cash assistance, to for the first time include non-cash programs. According to the proposal, using food stamps, receiving Medicaid, using housing vouchers or living in public housing could make it hard for immigrants to obtain green cards or get admitted to the USA, reported Time .

People Rep. Paul Gosar’s siblings in new ad: Don’t vote for our brother
Author: 0 Rep. Paul Gosar’s siblings in new ad: Don’t vote for our brother

It's disgraceful", David Gosar said. " Paul Gosar the congressman isn't doing anything to support rural America", says Grace , touted as simply a rural physician, as the ad opens. A political campaign commercial aimed at Republican representative Paul Gosar , from the state of Arizona , has gone viral in the U.S. thanks to its twist ending, which contains some of the more pure savagery we've ever witnessed.

People Iran points finger at Arab separatists, Gulf state for deadly attack
Author: 0 Iran points finger at Arab separatists, Gulf state for deadly attack

One of the victims was a four-year-old girl. "The terrorists had no particular target and didn't really seem to care as they shot anyone they could with rapid gunfire". Washington also condemned attack on Sunday but said the country's leaders needed to look at reasons for unrest. "We won't wait for the battle to be in Saudi Arabia", he said .

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