• Brett Kavanaugh willing to 'refute' sexual assault allegation before Senate panel
Brett Kavanaugh willing to 'refute' sexual assault allegation before Senate panel

Editor's note: This story updates Monday's report on calls for a delay in Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation hearing . Kavanaugh was spotted going into the White House on Monday morning, but it is not clear who he was there to meet.

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  • Marco Rubio doxxes ‘Salt Bae’ chef who dined with Venezuelan leader
Marco Rubio doxxes ‘Salt Bae’ chef who dined with Venezuelan leader

Maduro on Tuesday said he could count on China as an ally to survive an "economic war" he accuses the United States of waging against Venezuela . Another image showed Gokce sprinkling salt on a skeletal child. Maduro said he had hoped to attend to the U.N. General Assembly in NY, which he hasn't since 2015, to combat what he called a ...

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  • North Korea agrees to shut down missile test sites at key summit
North Korea agrees to shut down missile test sites at key summit

Commenting on the agreement, Chairman Kim declared the two leaders had "made a firm commitment to exert active efforts to make the Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons and nuclear threat and turn it into a land of peace". "The road to our future will not always be smooth and we may face challenges and trials we can't anticipate". Washington i...

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  • Texas board votes to drop Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller from history curriculum
Texas board votes to drop Hillary Clinton, Helen Keller from history curriculum

The Dallas Morning News reported that high school students have been "assigned to 'evaluate the contributions of significant political and social leaders in the United States, '" including Clinton and others such as Sandra Day O'Connor and Andrew Carnegie.

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  • Trump administration cutting number of new refugees to 4-decade low
Trump administration cutting number of new refugees to 4-decade low

Refugee resettlement does not include the number of people reaching America and applying for asylum. Pompeo said they would join the over 800,000 asylum seekers already inside the United States and who are awaiting adjudication of their claims.

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  • Two dead after Sydney dance festival
Two dead after Sydney dance festival

This is the third time tragedy has struck the festival and two men in their 20s have previously died of suspected drug overdoses. Ms Berejiklian said: "I'm absolutely aghast at what has occurred, I don't want any family to go through the tragedy that some families are waking up to this morning, it's just disgusting to think about".

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  • Democrats Want FBI To Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations. It Likely Won't
Democrats Want FBI To Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations. It Likely Won't

Ask the questions - even the uncomfortable ones - that help them and us get the best sense possible of what really happened and what (if anything) it tells us about Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh, who was nominated by President Donald Trump , has repeatedly denied the allegations . "The FBI does not make any judgment about the credibility or significance...

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  • New incident in Salisbury
New incident in Salisbury

Amanda Worne, 47, from Yapton, near Arundel, West Sussex, said that "armageddon" broke out as police and the emergency services responded to the incident at the Prezzo restaurant in High Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, at 6.45pm on Sunday. The police force declined to comment on their nationality. Russian Federation has strongly denied involvement ...

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  • Why Mark Judge’s Statement on the Kavanaugh-Ford Situation Is Ultimately Meaningless
Why Mark Judge’s Statement on the Kavanaugh-Ford Situation Is Ultimately Meaningless

Christine Blasey Ford , a fellow Holton graduate". Anita Hill - whose sex-harassment allegations against Clarence Thomas almost derailed his appointment to the US Supreme Court in 1991 - took a swipe at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday as it grappled with accusations against a new nominee.

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  • FEMA Administrator defends Trump on Puerto Rico death toll study
FEMA Administrator defends Trump on Puerto Rico death toll study

Puerto Rican authorities have accepted the results of the study by George Washington University. The death toll figure was actually the result of a months-long intensive scientific study conducted by epidemiologists, a demographer, a public health nutritionist, environmental health scientists, two public health research assistants, an anthropol...

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  • U.S. imposes new $200bn tariffs on China
U.S. imposes new $200bn tariffs on China

President Donald Trump tweeted yesterday that tariffs have bolstered Washington's bargaining position in a trade dispute with Beijing while cost increases to American consumers have been negligible, warning of more levies as prospective trade talks with China appeared in doubt.

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  • Trump studying possibility of a permanent USA base in Poland
Trump studying possibility of a permanent USA base in Poland

The US now supplies most of the troops, about 900, for a rotating North Atlantic Treaty Organisation battalion in Poland as part of the alliance response to Russian intervention in Ukraine and Moscow's muscle-flexing along its western borders involving large-scale military exercises.

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  • John Kerry Receives Widespread Condemnation for 'Shameful' and 'Insidious' Support for Iran
John Kerry Receives Widespread Condemnation for 'Shameful' and 'Insidious' Support for Iran

Pompeo was taking questions from reporters at the State Department when he was asked to comment on Kerry's recent admission he remains in contact with several of his foreign counterparts. Was he registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act? BAD! In what appears to have been an effort to revive the now-defunct Iran nuclear agreement, the...

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  • Donald Trump declassifies papers on Russian Federation probe
Donald Trump declassifies papers on Russian Federation probe

Interested in Russia Investigation? "This is a witch hunt". The White House said Trump is taking this action out of a desire for "transparency", but former law enforcement and intelligence officials warned the directive threatens to expose sensitive sources and methods.

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  • White House is Planning an Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford
White House is Planning an Attack on Kavanaugh Accuser, Christine Blasey Ford

The reason we're having the public hearing is obviously, well number one, accusations like this deserve consideration and looking into and that's what the goal of the hearing is. When asked earlier in the day if committee Democrats would be satisfied with a hearing instead of re-opening an FBI investigation, a spokesperson for Feinstein said the fo...

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  • These Republican Senators Want To Delay The Brett Kavanaugh Vote
These Republican Senators Want To Delay The Brett Kavanaugh Vote

Kavanaugh has denied that the incident occurred, and another man who Blasey Ford alleged participated in the assault has said he has no memory of it. Democrats have so far also refused to cooperate with the committee's Republican leadership. Dianne Feinstein of California, had a letter from Ford outlining the alleged attack.

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  • Kudlow: US Ready For China Trade Talks If Beijing Opens Up Economy
Kudlow: US Ready For China Trade Talks If Beijing Opens Up Economy

Introducing tariffs on goods originating from China is unlikely to help American businesses or consumers. Analysts said Xi's defiance reflects his desire to present China to the world as a superpower. "I think that kind of tactic is not going to work with China". Billions of Dollars is being spent on new plants all around the country!' he wrote...

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  • Carolinas flood after Florence
Carolinas flood after Florence

Wilmington, on the banks of the Cape Fear River in North Carolina , was nearly completely cut off by land but emergency management teams managed to truck food and water overnight into the port city of 120,000 people. Six people died in SC, including four in auto accidents and two from carbon monoxide from a portable generator. About 14,000 people ...

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  • Court to rule on the legality of marijuana
Court to rule on the legality of marijuana

The ruling hasn't however, said how much a person can legally have, and that will be up to parliament. It has not yet commented on the ruling, which is binding. Cannabis is referred to as " dagga " in South Africa. It gives parliament just two years to change the laws regarding home use of marijuana . In the meantime‚ the court specified it ...

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  • Florence death toll rises to 25 as flooding continues
Florence death toll rises to 25 as flooding continues

A wall of concrete barriers and plastic sheets is being built along U.S. Highway 501 to save the main road into Myrtle Beach, South Carolina , from going underwater. Coast Guard reports. A team of first responders from Arizona helping with search and aid efforts in storm-ravaged North Carolina remained on the job Monday, as the massive storm Flo...

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