• Ari Fleischer asks if we're being fair to Brett Kavanaugh
Ari Fleischer asks if we're being fair to Brett Kavanaugh

But Trump said ahead of his news conference, "I don't think the Federal Bureau of Investigation should be involved because they don't want to be involved". He added that he has "no memory of this alleged incident" and that he does not "wish to speak publicly regarding the incidents described in Dr. Ford's letter".

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  • At least 79 dead in Lake Victoria ferry disaster
At least 79 dead in Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Officials say the number who drowned could be more than 200. Citing a local district commissioner, the paper says the ferry has a capacity of 100 passengers and 25 tons of cargo - but it may have been carrying more than 400 people. President John Magafuli has sent his condolences to the victims. The country has been faced with similar tragedies...

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  • European Union pushes for October Brexit agreement, but threatens no deal
European Union pushes for October Brexit agreement, but threatens no deal

The Prime Minister endured a particularly humiliating day in the ongoing talks after her unpopular Chequers blueprint , which she is pressing ahead with, was torn apart by European Union leaders at a summit in Austria . The combative piece is said to have infuriated leaders by effectively rejecting Michel Barnier's revised proposals on the borde...

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  • Three children stabbed at childcare centre in Queens, New York
Three children stabbed at childcare centre in Queens, New York

According to police, the woman stabbed three infants - two girls and one boy. It was not immediately clear how many other children were at the center at the time of the assault. A sixth person was found in the basement of the day care centre in the Flushing neighbourhood. Two additional adults were also injured, including the father of one of t...

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  • Pres. Trump declassifies documents related to Russian Federation probe
Pres. Trump declassifies documents related to Russian Federation probe

Trump told reporters at the White House that if Paul Manafort tells the truth to special counsel Robert Mueller's team then he doesn't see a problem. "The President shouldn't be declassifying documents in order to undermine an investigation into his campaign or pursue vendettas against political enemies", Warner said .

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  • Kavanaugh Accuser Wants to Testify Next Week, Her Lawyers Say
Kavanaugh Accuser Wants to Testify Next Week, Her Lawyers Say

Kavanaugh, who has strongly denied the claims, has already agreed to appear. Grassley said Wednesday that he is still seeking to get Ford to testify Monday either in "any format she's comfortable [with]", but tweeted that "no other OUTSIDE investigation is necessary".

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  • What will it take for North Korea to denuclearise?
What will it take for North Korea to denuclearise?

After the two leaders pledged new steps aimed at salvaging nuclear talks on Wednesday, Moon and Kim chose to use the final day of their three-day summit to go up the symbolic mountain on the Chinese border together. "I will faithfully serve that role when I meet President Trump to facilitate dialogue between North Korea and the United States". ...

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  • Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke on migrant separations: 'This cannot be us'
Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke on migrant separations: 'This cannot be us'

However, Cruz has wide margins of support among white voters. A Reuters/Ipsos/UVA Center for Politics Poll released Wednesday found Mr. O'Rourke with a 2 percentage point lead over among likely voters. Another ad accused O'Rourke of adopting a Hispanic nickname to appeal to Texas voters. Texas's Republican Gov. Greg Abbott won 44 percent of the...

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  • Female jogger stabbed to death one week after getting engaged
Female jogger stabbed to death one week after getting engaged

A news conference is planned at the site of the killing, the 1400 block of 11th Street NW. It was a picture-perfect night to be outdoors, with temperatures in the 70s and clear skies. So heartbreaking! Washington DC tech exec Wendy Martinez was brutally stabbed to death on her nightly jog by a stranger. Not only was she an avid runner, but she ...

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  • Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe
Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe

A spokesman for the Department of Justice commented on Trump's order, saying: "When the President issues such an order, it triggers a declassification review process that is conducted by various agencies within the intelligence community, in conjunction with the White House Counsel, to seek to ensure the safety of America's national security inte...

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  • North Korea willing to 'permanently dismantle' Yongbyon nuclear site
North Korea willing to 'permanently dismantle' Yongbyon nuclear site

On Wednesday, Trump tweeted about North Korea's commitment to denuclearization, saying Kim has agreed to "nuclear inspections" and to "permanently dismantle a test site and launch pad". Mr. Trump said they would wait and see what North Korea does next. North Korea's pledge at a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang drew ...

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  • U.S. ready to resume North Korea talks, seeks denuclearisation by 2021
U.S. ready to resume North Korea talks, seeks denuclearisation by 2021

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday invited North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho for talks in NY next week, during the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations. "I, here, propose that we completely settle 70 years of hostility and take a big peaceful step to become one again". Moon says he will carry a private message...

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  • Trump slams Sessions again: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’
Trump slams Sessions again: ‘I don’t have an attorney general’

Donald Trump took time out this morning to beat one of his favorite nearly-dead horses, Jeff Sessions , over his recusal from the Russian Federation probe. The President's remarks clearly show just how far his relationship with Sessions has fallen. The Tuesday comments aren't the first time that Trump has publicly slammed Sessions .

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  • Imran Khan writes to Modi for resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue
Imran Khan writes to Modi for resumption of Indo-Pak dialogue

In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday, Pakistan PM Imran Khan has said the only way forward for the two countries is through "constructive engagement". In his first televised speech since becoming the Pak PM, he had said: "If they take one step towards us, we will take two, but at least (we) need a start.

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  • Child 'critcal' after second shark attack in 24 hours
Child 'critcal' after second shark attack in 24 hours

Queensland Ambulance Service Mackay manager of operations Tracey Eastwick told ABC she was very fortunate to have a doctor on the scene. The woman was transported by helicopter to Mackay Base Hospital where she remains in a critical condition.

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  • Trump to Spain: Build a wall to keep out asylum seekers
Trump to Spain: Build a wall to keep out asylum seekers

Josep Borrell said the U.S. president dismissed any doubts expressed by Spanish diplomats, who pointed out that the desert stretched for 3,000 miles. "Build a wall in the Sahara", Trump suggested, according to the Spanish official. Though estimates vary, US Customs and Border Protection says that the border between the United States and Mexico ...

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  • Hungary’s leader: European Union seeks to undermine border defense tasks
Hungary’s leader: European Union seeks to undermine border defense tasks

Other EU governments could halt any further action, however, and Poland has warned it would do so. Recall that in the text of the resolution the European Parliament expressed concern about the work in Hungary, the constitutional and electoral systems, judicial independence, freedom of expression and the rights of migrants and refugees.

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  • Trump gets firsthand look at Hurricane Florence distress
Trump gets firsthand look at Hurricane Florence distress

The governor also said that 16 rivers in the state are at major flood stage and over 1,100 roads are closed. In the dark: About 205 000 outages had occurred, mostly in North Carolina . Temple Baptist Church volunteers in New Bern handed out meals to people throughout the day and they had a little extra help when President Trump stopped to join...

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  • South Korea's Moon Jae-in attends Pyongyang Mass Games
South Korea's Moon Jae-in attends Pyongyang Mass Games

Pompeo went on to say that he will meet with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho in New York City next week during the United Nations General Assembly meeting. A stone marker commemorating South Korean President Moon Jae-in's visit to Pyongyang has the wrong dates carved on it. Image made from video provided by Korea Broadcasting System (KBS...

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  • Trevor Noah has message for Trump, Kavanaugh supporters: 'Shame recognizes shame'
Trevor Noah has message for Trump, Kavanaugh supporters: 'Shame recognizes shame'

Republicans are suggesting that Ford will have one chance to testify, and one chance only. During a news conference with Poland's president on Tuesday afternoon, Trump reiterated his defence of Kavanaugh and said the judge has an "impeccable history in every way".

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