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Trump Claims Democrats Desire to Impeach New Supreme Court Justice

Trump Claims Democrats Desire to Impeach New Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh was "caught up in a hoax that was set up by the Democrats", Trump said as he left the White House for a trip to Florida . The FBI submitted the confidential report to the Senate committee Thursday and soon Senator Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, said the new FBI investigation into Kavanaugh found nothing to corroborate sexual assault allegations aga... [Full Article...]

Fox hires former White House official Hope Hicks as communications director

Fox hires former White House official Hope Hicks as communications director The appointment will place Hicks, 29, in charge of a company that will oversee Fox News Channel and other entities controlled by Rupert Murdoch . The Walt Disney Co .is expected to complete its $71.3 billion acquisition of Fox's entertainment and media assets next year, leaving Fox with news and sports at its primary focus. [Full Article...]

Trump says allegations against Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh were a 'hoax'

Trump says allegations against Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh were a 'hoax' Kavanaugh replaces Justice Kennedy, who was nominated to the Court by President Reagan in 1987, but had been the key swing vote on the Court ever since - and conservatives are counting on Kavanaugh tipping the balance of power in a decisive, long-term way, particularly when it comes to signature issues for the American right like the fight against abortion. [Full Article...]

Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in West Bank: Israeli military

Palestinian gunman kills two Israelis in West Bank: Israeli military Another woman sustained serious injuries and was taken to hospital. The terrorist then fled the scene of the crime. Ashraf Walid Suleiman Na'alowa from the village of Shweika near Tulkarem entered the industrial park on Sunday morning, shooting two Israelis and severely wounding a third using a locally produced knockoff of the Swedish Carl Gustav sub-machine gun. [Full Article...]

Barbara Bush marries Craig Coyne in ME wedding

Barbara Bush marries Craig Coyne in ME wedding According to People , only 20 family members were in attendance at the low-key ceremony, held at the Bush family's compound in Kennebunkport, Maine . Bush Hager served as matron of honor, and her daughters, Margaret, 5, and Poppy , 3, were flower girls along with Coyne's niece, Emma, 5. "Happy tears, heart exploding as I watched this attractive girl get married in the place that means love an... [Full Article...]

Storm Michael Expected to Hit Florida as a Hurricane Midweek

It is expected that Michael, now centered about 90 miles east of Cozumel, Mexico, will dump four to eight inches of rain, with totals reaching more than 12 inches in isolated areas, potentially causing "life-threatening" flash floods and mudslides, according to the National Hurricane Center . [Full Article...]

Americans win Nobel Economics Prize for work on climate change and technology

The laureates of the Nobel Prize in Economics, William Nordhaus, left, and Paul Romer, are seen at a press conference at The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm , on October 8, 2018. That triggered an economic crisis from which the world's financial system is arguably still recovering. Tipped as frontrunners for the award in recent years, the pair will share the nine million Swed... [Full Article...]

U.S. and China have 'fundamental disagreements', says Mike Pompeo

The Secretary of State added that South Korea has been an integral part of negotiations aimed at denuclearising North Korea, and he passed along Mr Trump's gratitude for the country's efforts. A meeting of top U.S. and Chinese diplomats got off to a frosty start on Monday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi airing grievances amid wo... [Full Article...]

Chance of Brexit deal 'has increased': European Commission chief

Chance of Brexit deal 'has increased': European Commission chief The EU is about freedom and human rights, prosperity and peace. Senior figures in Brussels said that there was now "goodwill on both sides" and a realistic plan to solve the backstop question was being worked on.Sabine Weyand, the EU's deputy Brexit negotiator , told a meeting of European Union ambassadors: "Things have started moving". [Full Article...]

US First Lady in Cairo wrapping up Africa trip

US First Lady in Cairo wrapping up Africa trip But when she toured four African countries this week, ostensibly to market her new campaign called "Be Best", observers of global politics saw it as soft diplomacy following President Trump's apparent disinterest - even disdain - towards the continent. [Full Article...]

McConnell doesn't rule out confirming SCOTUS nominee in presidential election year

McConnell doesn't rule out confirming SCOTUS nominee in presidential election year But independent court analysts say Kavanaugh is likely to lean toward more conservative rulings, giving the court's four-member conservative bloc a 5-4 edge over the court's four liberals. At a rally in Mississippi, Trump mocked Ford by saying: '"I had one beer.' Well, do you think it was ..." The Republican leader said he was talking with political strategists a day before Saturday's vote to c... [Full Article...]

Deadly limo crash kills 20 in upstate New York

Deadly limo crash kills 20 in upstate New York Two pedestrians near the unoccupied, parked 2015 Toyota Highlander were also killed, he said . Two of the victims were identified as newlyweds Erin Vertucci and Shane McGowan . At a news conference , State Police First Deputy Superintendent Christopher Fiore did not comment on how fast the vehicle was travelling or whether the occupants had been wearing seat belts. [Full Article...]

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-rape activists Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-rape activists Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad He had devoted his life to defending these victims, the citation said. Born in 1955 in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo, 63-year-old Denis Mulwege is a gynecological surgeon who has spent more than two decades treating rape survivors in his war-torn country. [Full Article...]

USA condemns China for threatening cross-strait stability

USA condemns China for threatening cross-strait stability Pence also accused Beijing of showing its "aggression" when a Chinese navy vessel recently sailed in the dispute-ridden South China Sea near the USS Decatur destroyer , which according to United States officials had to make a quick detour to avoid collision. [Full Article...]

At least 11 killed in 5.9 magnitude natural disaster in Haiti

At least 11 killed in 5.9 magnitude natural disaster in Haiti Saturday's quake was felt in Port-au-Prince but initial reports on Twitter said it had not caused major damage there. At least 10 people have been killed by an natural disaster, while over 135 people were injured as per the latest updates. [Full Article...]

GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court During the Senate Judiciary Committee vote to move Judge Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate last week , Sen. Collins, who had kept her vote close to her chest for the entirety of Kavanaugh's confirmation process, made the announcement in a lengthy speech from the Senate floor. [Full Article...]

Atiku wins PDP Presidential Primary

Atiku wins PDP Presidential Primary The national convention of the party, which began on Saturday, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, and continued well into Sunday, saw Atiku eventually emerge victor, polling a total of 1,532 votes. Mr. Abubakar also paid tribute to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike and other PDP leaders. The governor who spoke during a visit to the Lagos State PDP Secretariat, ... [Full Article...]

Final Senate Vote On Kavanaugh Nomination Expected Saturday

Final Senate Vote On Kavanaugh Nomination Expected Saturday President, I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh". If confirmed by the Senate, Kavanaugh would replace Justice Anthony Kennedy who announced his retirement early this year. Numerous defiant protesters said they felt powerless but swore next month's midterms would change that. Addressing his angry testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee, where he branded the allegations against him an "o... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump's scary moment with a baby elephant in Nairobi - Local

Melania Trump's scary moment with a baby elephant in Nairobi - Local Ambassador Virginia Palmer told reporters. Following the school visit, Trump arrived at the statehouse, home to Peter Mutharika, the President of Malawi, at 4:17 pm. The visiting US First Lady Melania Trump to Malawi on Thursday afternoon was caught unaware when some American health workers protested her arrival in the country over her husband aid cut to African on reproductive, maternal hea... [Full Article...]

S Arabia to Survive ‘2,000 Years’ without US, Crown Prince Tells Trump

S Arabia to Survive ‘2,000 Years’ without US, Crown Prince Tells Trump Khashoggi had been living in self-imposed exile in the United States for more than a year, fearing his criticism of bin Salman's government would land him in prison. That the Saudi authorities would potentially risk detaining Khashoggi at a consulate in a country with which ties are already tenuous signals just how important Khashoggi is to Riyadh . [Full Article...]


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