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Author: 0 "Game Over" Signals Susan Collins After Seeing FBI’s Brett Kavanaugh Probe Report

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters at a rare White House briefing that on Wednesday night that "the President was stating the facts" at the MS rally. He was nominated by Trump to succeed retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was seen as a swing vote on the court. If confirmed, he would deepen conservative control of the court.

People Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Beijing amid tension
Author: 0 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Beijing amid tension

The USS Decatur , a guided-missile destroyer, was conducting a freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea, a USA defense official told Fox News in a statement . 'It's like slamming on the brakes and turning to the right to avoid a crash on the road, ' he said. "The Chinese ship certainly violated the rules of the road", Schuster said.

People Dutch authorities accuse Russian Federation of targeting chemical weapons watchdog
Author: 0 Dutch authorities accuse Russian Federation of targeting chemical weapons watchdog

The Global Affairs statement branded the Russian actions as "malicious", saying Canada has "high confidence that the GRU was responsible" for the attempted attack on the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. In the indictment, prosecutors alleged that one of the Russian officers, Ivan Sergeyevich Yermakov, performed "technical reconnaissance" of the company as early as November 20, 2014, and got access to IP addresses, domains and network ports.

People U.S. Abandons Two Legal Accords After Iranian, Palestine Cases
Author: 0 U.S. Abandons Two Legal Accords After Iranian, Palestine Cases

It was the latest attack on the worldwide justice system by the administration of President Donald Trump, who last month at the United Nations virulently rejected the authority of the global Criminal Court. Wednesday's moves came hours after the court made a ruling that sanctions being reimposed on Iran unfairly infringe on that country's imports of medicine and food as well as spare parts needed for safe civil aviation.

People Kavanaugh called himself and his friends ‘loud, obnoxious drunks’ in 1983 letter
Author: 0 Kavanaugh called himself and his friends ‘loud, obnoxious drunks’ in 1983 letter

The letter-signed "Bart", Kavanaugh's nickname, according to the Times-includes a post script suggesting someone "warn the neighbors that we're loud, obnoxious drunks with prolific pukers among us. In one incident, Kavanaugh lifted an empty beer keg over his head to commemorate his group's progress toward finishing off 100 kegs during the school year, classmates said to The Times .

People No, Lindsey Graham Wasn't Calling Christine Blasey Ford Trailer Trash
Author: 0 No, Lindsey Graham Wasn't Calling Christine Blasey Ford Trailer Trash

Last week, Christine Blasey Ford told the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school party in the early 1980s. Carolyn Heyman, a 41-year-old attorney from Alaska, said she had traveled to Washington with a group of friends to attend the protest and meet with their senator, Lisa Murkowski , a centrist Republican who said Trump's decision to mock Blasey Ford at a rally was "unacceptable".

People 2 dead after typhoon batters Japan
Author: 0 2 dead after typhoon batters Japan

Huge crowds built up at Tokyo train stations, where people battled for spots in jam-packed commuter trains. A train on the Keio Line collided with a wall that had collapsed over a railway in the capital's Setagaya Ward around 4:45 a.m. Kansai International Airport also closed two runways from 11 a.m. on Sunday through 6 a.m. on Monday. According to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency, 14 people had been seriously injured and 90 slightly injured as of Monday morning.

People Shooting that killed officer, injured several others
Author: 0 Shooting that killed officer, injured several others

According to a report from the Associated Press , Hopkins is still at the hospital, and reportedly has a head injury and isn't able to speak to officers. "And I loved him". "Today marks a disgusting day, I lost a good friend of mine, my friend for 30 years". According to a post on Florence County Emergency Management's Facebook page around 6 p.m., "there is an active shooter incident in progress at this time".

People The first death-by-selfie statistics are out
Author: 0 The first death-by-selfie statistics are out

It could very well be the last thing you do. Mr Bansal said young people were unnecessarily putting their lives at risk to take selfies, especially in India, which had the most deaths. The next age group suffering most deaths was 10-19, with 36 per cent of fatalities attributed to this section. "They're just beginners in their lives".

People 5 officers shot in SC, suspect in custody
Author: 0 5 officers shot in SC, suspect in custody

Hopkins is now still at the hospital, and reportedly has a head injury and isn't able to speak to officers. The suspect was taken into custody by 6 p.m., according to the emergency management department. Florence County Sheriff's Office confirmed that one city officer has died . The active situation is over, but city officials asked that residents to stay away from the area.

People US, Canada Deal Saves NAFTA as Trilateral Pact
Author: 0 US, Canada Deal Saves NAFTA as Trilateral Pact

In particular, the non-market trade clause signals that Canada or Mexico won't strike any deal with China that would give it a back door into the US market via the USMCA's tariff-free borders while the United States continues its strategy of punishing China with heavy tariffs.

People America's image worsens under Trump
Author: 0 America's image worsens under Trump

France and Germany had among the lowest faith in Trump , with 90 percent of respondents from both countries saying they had "no confidence" in him to do the right thing. In turn, the image of the United States remains high in the Philippines, Israel and South Korea - in these countries about the country welcomed more than 80 percent of respondents.

Author: 0 US Navy veteran held in 'ricin' poison letters probe

U.S. police on Wednesday (Oct 3) arrested a suspect after suspicious packages containing castor seeds - from which deadly ricin can be derived - were sent to the Pentagon this week, U.S. In 2008, he pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated assault and served about 2 ½ years in prison, authorities said. Initially, Pentagon and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials believed the letters contained weaponized ricin, officials had said Tuesday.

People SC allows deportation of 7 Rohingyas to Myanmar
Author: 0 SC allows deportation of 7 Rohingyas to Myanmar

On Wednesday, Indian police bused the seven Rohingya to the border town of Moreh in Manipur state and it plans to hand them over to Myanmar border guards later on Thursday. An estimated 40,000 other Rohingya have taken refuge in parts of India. This number includes some 18,000 Rohingya registered as refugees by the UN.

People Russians expelled from Netherlands over cyber plot
Author: 0 Russians expelled from Netherlands over cyber plot

Oleg Sotnikov and Alexei Minin were also named, and officials said they were support agents. Three days later, they parked in a rental auto outside the OPCW , with specialist technical equipment in the back of the vehicle created to hack into the watchdog's network.

People Malaysia's anti-graft agency arrests wife of former PM Najib
Author: 0 Malaysia's anti-graft agency arrests wife of former PM Najib

After the court was adjourned on Thursday morning, Rosmah walked out of the courtroom before the judge even exited the dock. Her case will be heard again on Nov 8. One of his cases was due for case management on Thursday but has been postponed to Oct 31. Allegations of corruption have dogged Najib for years, and came to a head in 2015 when the Wall Street Journal reported that almost $700 million of funds from state fund 1MDB were diverted to his personal bank account.

People Ex-boyfriend casts doubt on Ford’s testimony about Kavanaugh-created 'trauma’
Author: 0 Ex-boyfriend casts doubt on Ford’s testimony about Kavanaugh-created 'trauma’

Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Kamala Harris (D-CA) wrote a letter suggesting that the "confidential background investigation of Judge Kavanaugh" from the FBI, prior to the hearings, showed that there was information related in some way to "inappropriate sexual behavior or alcohol abuse".

Author: 0 Watch Lindsey Graham Get Booed for Defending Brett Kavanaugh

Blasey Ford has been criticized for coming forward with her allegations , most recently by U.S. President Donald Trump , who mocked her this week for not knowing answers to questions about the incident three decades ago - leading to mounting pressure for Canada's self-proclaimed feminist prime minister and his cabinet to take a public stand against the president's comments.

People Border Patrol Agent’s Gender-Reveal Party Ignites 47,000-Acre Wildfire
Author: 0 Border Patrol Agent’s Gender-Reveal Party Ignites 47,000-Acre Wildfire

Or y'know, not bother and wait until a child is born to express their own gender as they themselves see fit, if they ever do at all. The substance, when placed with colorful packets of powder and shot at, can fill the air with colorful residue for gender-reveal parties: blue for boys or pink for girls.

People A second referendum would be a
Author: 0 A second referendum would be a "politicians' vote": British PM

Mr Johnson's incendiary comments came as the Conservative Party's annual conference began in Birmingham , with Mrs May seeking to put herself on the front foot by announcing a new levy on foreigners buying homes in the United Kingdom and plans for a national festival in 2022.

People 3 years of Russian Federation strikes on Syria kill 18,000 - monitor
Author: 0 3 years of Russian Federation strikes on Syria kill 18,000 - monitor

Russia announced the S-300 delivery to Syria after the September 17 downing of a Russian reconnaissance plane by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli air strike, a friendly fire incident that stoked regional tensions. "We have not changed our strategic line on Iran", said Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, a member of Israel's security cabinet, according to Radio Free Europe .

People Putin calls former Russian spy poisoned in Britain a 'scumbag'
Author: 0 Putin calls former Russian spy poisoned in Britain a 'scumbag'

British officials say the poisoning was carried out by Russia's GRU military intelligence agency nearly certainly acting with the approval of Russian officials. "As is well known, espionage, like prostitution, is one of the world's oldest professions". It was sprayed from a modified perfume bottle that was later picked up and given to Dawn Sturgess, who died in July, they say.

People Kavanaugh accusers’ lawyers question FBI’s investigation so far
Author: 0 Kavanaugh accusers’ lawyers question FBI’s investigation so far

Flake told CNN's Manu Raju that Ford "gave testimony before the committee", and that he is "more concerned about corroboration and people", than an Federal Bureau of Investigation interview with Ford. Her vivid, specific and heartbreaking account invited contrast with the angry bickering over Senate rules and procedures by lawmakers, as well as Kavanaugh's subsequent combative testimony.

People May treats Conservative Party conference to a dance
Author: 0 May treats Conservative Party conference to a dance

Well aware of her limited dancing skills, she made everyone laugh at her own expense as she was seen swaying along the tunes of ABBA's Dancing Queen . Her speech was aimed at providing an upbeat vision for Britain post-Brexit - and after eight years of austerity. After making her way to the podium the 62-year-old politician awkwardly bops to the music before breaking out into a little dance much to the delight of the audience, who cheered her on.

People France Seizes Iranian Assets in Retaliation for Bomb Plot
Author: 0 France Seizes Iranian Assets in Retaliation for Bomb Plot

The group is one of several that make up the Iran National Council of Resistance (NCRI), which organized the June 30 rally. By acting against Tehran over the alleged bomb plot, France also appears to believe that Iran is acting with impunity and flouting worldwide norms.

People US considers options to tackle Russia's cutting-edge cruise missile,
Author: 0 US considers options to tackle Russia's cutting-edge cruise missile,

And at that point we would then be looking at a capability to take out a missile that could hit any of our countries in Europe and hit America in Alaska. "The question was what would you do if this continues to a point where we know that they are capable of delivering" the banned missiles, Hutchison said.

People United Nations court orders USA to lift some Iran sanctions
Author: 0 United Nations court orders USA to lift some Iran sanctions

Meanwhile, Reuters reports the World Court ordered the United States on Wednesday to ensure that sanctions against Iran do not impact humanitarian aid or civil aviation safety. Washington however forcefully told the court that it has no jurisdiction to rule on this case as it concerns a matter of national security. The court's ruling leaves intact US sanctions that cover a range of Iranian economic activity, from exports of carpets and food to financial transactions and trade in ...

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