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Interpol asks China for information on president who vanished during trip

Interpol asks China for information on president who vanished during trip Meng, who is also a vice-minister at China's Ministry of Public Security, is under investigation in China, the Post reported amid mystery surrounding his disappearance after his wife reported to the French police that he had gone missing . [Full Article...]

Watch the Senate vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Watch the Senate vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation Ford was heard". Manchin, walking into the secure room to view the Federal Bureau of Investigation background report, said he was "still undecided" and "will probably be undecided until I walk in the door" to vote. The Senate voted 51-49 to limit debate , defeating Democratic efforts to scuttle the nomination with endless delays and moving the chamber toward a climax of a fight that has capti... [Full Article...]

Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition leader

Pakistan's anti-graft body arrests opposition leader Opposition Leader in National Assembly Shahbaz, 67, is the younger brother of ousted prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif . Federal Minister for Finance Asad Umar said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ) government had no role in arrest of former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif's arrest. [Full Article...]

Senate approves Kavanaugh nomination for final vote 51 to 49

Many Republicans accused Democrats of using Ford as a political pawn in the Kavanaugh confirmation fight. Gillibrand says women who've experienced sexual trauma are "tired of the same old scenario where the men are believed and the women are not". [Full Article...]

Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald Charged With Second Degree Murder

Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald Charged With Second Degree Murder A first-degree conviction , with enhancements for the use of a gun, would have carried a mandatory minimum of 45 years. Laquan McDonald , 17, was carrying a knife when Van Dyke fired at him on a dimly lit street where he was surrounded by other officers. [Full Article...]

PM Modi invites Russian Federation to set up defence industrial park in India

PM Modi invites Russian Federation to set up defence industrial park in India However, the two sides failed to conclude two other major deals, for Stealth frigates and assault rifles, that were reportedly ready, as officials said further negotiations were needed. The S-400 systems' deliveries to India will begin in the next two years. "But we have to complete this with the strengthening of economic ties". Mr. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh protests: Over 100 arrested on Capitol Hill, police say

Brett Kavanaugh protests: Over 100 arrested on Capitol Hill, police say In the end, Collins and Murkowski diverged. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has scheduled the vote as part of the process toward a final confirmation vote this weekend. She was re-elected in 2016. Kavanaugh's once near-certain confirmation to the lifelong appointment on the constitutional court is on a knife-edge after bitter debate over sexual assault allegations dating to his school... [Full Article...]

Trump Thinks Sexual-Assault Protestors Are ‘Paid Professionals’

Trump Thinks Sexual-Assault Protestors Are ‘Paid Professionals’ Malecki added that around 5:20 p.m., police responded to reports of more demonstrations in the Dirksen Senate Office Building and arrested nine more people for crowding, obstructing or incommoding. Donald Trump has tweeted a freaky attack on anti-Brett Kavanaugh protesters, insisting their banners are 'not signs made in the basement from love'. [Full Article...]

Congo's Dr Mukwege, Yazidi crusader Murad win Nobel Peace Prize

Congo's Dr Mukwege, Yazidi crusader Murad win Nobel Peace Prize Announcing the award of the prize on Friday, the Norwegian Nobel Committee - which chooses the Peace Prize victor - said Dr. Mukwege is "the foremost, most unifying symbol, both nationally and internationally, of the struggle to end sexual violence in war and armed conflicts". [Full Article...]

Authorities: 5 law enforcement officers shot in SC

Authorities: 5 law enforcement officers shot in SC A person answering the telephone at the county emergency department said he was not at liberty to provide further details. Florence County Emergency Management said at around 6 p.m. "We lost a good friend of mine - an officer I've known for 30 years ". Chief Heidler urged the community to pray for the injured officers: "They were responding to a scene where they knew their brothers and sister... [Full Article...]

Malaysian ex-PM's wife Rosmah pleads not guilty to money laundering

Malaysian ex-PM's wife Rosmah pleads not guilty to money laundering The 66-year-old pleaded not guilty to 17 charges of money laundering at a court complex where her husband Najib Razak was also making a separate appearance in connection with the alleged plunder of state funds. "The MACC had detained the wife of the former PM, Rosmah, in relation to a money laundering investigation after the Attorney General's Office had granted us to proceed with the charges"... [Full Article...]

Russian spies hacked officials to protect doping athletes, U.S. charges

Russian spies hacked officials to protect doping athletes, U.S. charges The GRU , now officially known in Russian Federation by a shorter acronym GU, is also the agency Britain has blamed in the past for sending two agents to England to poison former spy Sergei Skripal with a chemical weapon sprayed in his door. [Full Article...]

South Koreans head North for 2007 summit anniversary

South Koreans head North for 2007 summit anniversary Pompeo would also travel to Japan, South Korea and China on October 6-8 to brief them about his visit, she added. "This will mark the beginning of negotiations to transform" relations between the USA and North Korea "through the process of rapid denuclearization of North Korea, to be completed by January 2021, as committed by Chairman Kim, and to construct a lasting and stable peace regime on th... [Full Article...]

Terrence Carraway, officer killed in South Carolina, was a gentle giant

Terrence Carraway, officer killed in South Carolina, was a gentle giant They had served together three decades. He said Carraway was a line supervisor with the Florence Police Department and helped start a camp for disadvantaged children in the area called Camp FEVER . Lott said it's standard police procedure to arraign to meet with a subject for an interview. The suspect surrendered after two hours, and the children were found hiding under a golf cart in the garage. [Full Article...]

Susan Collins will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Susan Collins will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court The Senate is expected take an initial vote on Friday morning to begin the process for final voting on Kavanaugh's nomination. "The allegations against Brett Kavanaugh have not been adequately investigated", said Nicole Austin-Hillery, US program director at Human Rights Watch. [Full Article...]

Ex-Supreme Court justice is no longer a Brett Kavanaugh fan

Ex-Supreme Court justice is no longer a Brett Kavanaugh fan Stevens, who's praised Kavanaugh before, says he's changed his mind about Kavanaugh for reasons unrelated to Kavanaugh's "intellectual ability". I don't think Susan Collins, Jeff Flake, and Lisa Murkowski much care about what retired Supreme Court Justices think. [Full Article...]

Bolton calls U.N. world court politicized; U.S

Bolton calls U.N. world court politicized; U.S It also predated the 1988 airplane crash when a USA warship shot down an Iranian commercial aircraft killing all 290 passengers onboard. He noted that when countries try to pull the US into the global court, it's never to address a criminal matter. [Full Article...]

Shocking! India tops selfie deaths

Shocking! India tops selfie deaths Our interest in capturing selfies has introduced a new problem: a rise in selfie deaths, suggest a new study . More than half of those deaths happened in India , but Russian Federation, the United States and Pakistan filled out the top four, according to researchers. [Full Article...]

Key senators undecided as Senate poised to vote on Kavanaugh

Key senators undecided as Senate poised to vote on Kavanaugh During an interview Friday morning on NPR, White House spokeswoman Kerri Kupec echoed that view, saying: "We are confident Judge Kavanaugh will be confirmed". Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., listens to reporter's questions on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 in Washington . But White House spokesman Raj Shah said: "What critics want is a never-ending fishing expedition into high school ... [Full Article...]

'Tampon tax' on the verge of being axed

'Tampon tax' on the verge of being axed But the federal government will have a harder time convincing some states and territories to back its plan to change how the tax is carved up. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he would be heaping pressure on Labor leader Bill Shorten to back the changes. [Full Article...]


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