• 'This woman had no clue': Donald Trump mocks Brett Kavanaugh accusers
'This woman had no clue': Donald Trump mocks Brett Kavanaugh accusers

He accused Democrats of trying to delay the vote for political reasons, to which Minority Leader Chuck Schumer responded, "Gimme a break!". A remark by President Donald Trump , who nominated Kavanaugh , spotlighted the gulf between #MeToo-era voters who've rallied against sexual abuse and conservatives who say the nominee is entitled to a pre...

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  • China hits movie star Fan Bingbing with huge fines for tax evasion
China hits movie star Fan Bingbing with huge fines for tax evasion

According to the Xinhua news agency, Fan is personally being fined about £54m of the total amount due for tax evasion. The 37-year-old actress, who has more than 60 million followers on the Twitter-like Weibo, has vanished from public view amid a scandal about movie stars under-reporting their earnings.

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  • Trump shamelessly mocks Ford at rally as more Kavanaugh dirt surfaces
Trump shamelessly mocks Ford at rally as more Kavanaugh dirt surfaces

When mimicking her replies , Trump adopted a boring monotone, seemingly implying that Ford was muted or unengaged during her testimony. The president noted that he is not a drinker, saying, "I can honestly say I've never had a beer in my life".

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  • Boris Johnson addresses fringe event at Conservative Party conference
Boris Johnson addresses fringe event at Conservative Party conference

But her bid to revitalize her domestic agenda and steal the initiative from the main opposition Labour Party has been overshadowed by the party splits over Brexit. But May has surprised many onlookers by surviving this far, and many delegates here - whatever their feelings on Brexit - are wary of a change at the top now.

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  • Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations 'scary time' for men
Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations 'scary time' for men

Chistine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school house party in the early 1980s when she was 15 and he was 17. Asked what his message is for young women, the president answered: "women are doing great". Meanwhile Ms Ramirez's lawyer said he had not seen an in...

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  • Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford at MS rally
Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford at MS rally

Speaking before the raucous crowd, President Trump told attendees that "since the very first second he was announced", Democrats vehemently opposed Kavanaugh because the Supreme Court nominee "follow [ed] the Constitution as written". Steve King, a Republican member of the US House of Representatives from Iowa, said: "If Kavanaugh is not confirme...

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  • Trump engaged in tax fraud, dubious schemes in 1990s
Trump engaged in tax fraud, dubious schemes in 1990s

Although Donald Trump has repeatedly said in the past that he only received a $1million loan from his father, the Times reports that the financial backing he received is today's equivalent of at least $413million, with the first payoff beginning when he was a toddler.

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  • Manufacturers relieved, dairy farmers angry in wake of NAFTA replacement deal
Manufacturers relieved, dairy farmers angry in wake of NAFTA replacement deal

Canada's loonie is also way up from where it was recently, with the Mexican peso also trading at a higher value too because of the new deal. The U.S. The final process involves Congress considering the deal and, if passed, implementing it. American dairy farmers have also complained about Canadian policies that priced the USA out of the market ...

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  • Mississippi official: Two police officers dead; suspect in custody
Mississippi official: Two police officers dead; suspect in custody

The officers responded to calls of shots fired at 5 a.m. Saturday. Two police officers were killed in a shootout early Saturday (Sept. 29) in Brookhaven, Mississippi, a state official said. "Chief Collins urges the public to remember that Social Media is not the venue to express disgust or hatred towards anyone, especially any first responders"...

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  • A Racehorse Walks Into A Bar (No Really)
A Racehorse Walks Into A Bar (No Really)

Instead the animal dashes in, bucking and kicking over chairs like she's ready for a full-on kick-off. Nobody was hurt, and even the horse "showed no trauma or anxiety", said Mr Beguigne. PMU stands for Pari Mutuel Urbain, France's state-controlled betting system. "She pushed the door open, and raced straight for the betting corner".

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  • Iranian drones allegedly conduct airstrikes in eastern Euphrates
Iranian drones allegedly conduct airstrikes in eastern Euphrates

The strike took place at 2 a.m. local time and targeted the bases of " takfiri terrorists" backed by America and regional powers in eastern Syria, the Guards said in a statement on Sepah News , the official news site of the powerful military force.

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  • Mail delivered to Pentagon tests positive for ricin
Mail delivered to Pentagon tests positive for ricin

We'll keep you updated. "On Monday, the Pentagon Force Protection Agency detected a suspicious substance during mail screening at the Pentagon's remote screening facility", Pentagon spokesman Col. Ricin is a highly toxic compound that is extracted from castor beans and has been used in terror plots. Two years later, a MS man sent letters cont...

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  • People trust Putin and Xi Jinping more than Trump
People trust Putin and Xi Jinping more than Trump

Since taking office in January 2017, Trump has pulled the United States out of worldwide agreements such as the Paris accord to combat climate change and the deal to curb Iran's nuclear program, cultivated relations with authoritarian leaders including Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, and severely criticized neighboring Canada and Mexico as wel...

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  • Theresa May's plan for Brexit is an 'outrage'
Theresa May's plan for Brexit is an 'outrage'

Speaking on the fringe of the conference, the former foreign secretary - who quit Mrs May's Cabinet in July in protest at the Chequers plan - won an enthusiastic reaction on a scale not seen so far inside the main hall. Numerous prominent Brexit-backing MPs were front and centre for the speech, including former Brexit secretary David Davis , for...

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  • Trump approves Federal Bureau of Investigation expansion of Kavanaugh background check
Trump approves Federal Bureau of Investigation expansion of Kavanaugh background check

The activists behind the protests said they planned to keep up the effort as the FBI investigates accusations of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh when he was in high school and college. Brett Kavanaugh has been teaching a course at Harvard Law for about a decade, the school said. "My White House will do whatever the senators want", Trump said.

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  • Macedonians vote on new name for nation, future with the West
Macedonians vote on new name for nation, future with the West

In a televised address, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, a conservative opponent of Zaev's, described the referendum as a failure and insisted the country deserved to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and ultimately the European Union , without changing its name.

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  • Harvard Says Kavanaugh Won’t Be Teaching His 2019 Supreme Court Class
Harvard Says Kavanaugh Won’t Be Teaching His 2019 Supreme Court Class

The Vermont senator also called for the FBI investigation to take longer than one week, citing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's decision to delay holding a hearing for Merrick Garland's nomination to the Supreme Court for nearly a year.

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  • US, Mexico, Canada agree on new free trade pact
US, Mexico, Canada agree on new free trade pact

Manufacturers of durable goods like washing machines could benefit and OH dairy farmers- who have little access to Canadian markets-will get a little more help in this deal. Under NAFTA, it was 62.5 percent. It also requires 40 to 45 percent of vehicles by made by workers who receive wages of at least $16 an hour, according to the Associated Press.

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  • Trump administration halts visas for same-sex partners of diplomats, United Nations employees
Trump administration halts visas for same-sex partners of diplomats, United Nations employees

Foreign Policy noted there are at least 10 employees within the United Nations who will have to Wednesday before the New Year in order to secure visa extensions for their partners. The same was not true of same-sex couples, for whom a domestic partnership was enough for both to receive visas. "So it's especially difficult to understand why a c...

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  • Melania Trump has tea with Ghana's 1st lady, exchanges gifts
Melania Trump has tea with Ghana's 1st lady, exchanges gifts

The U.S. first lady touched down at mid-morning in Ghana's capital, Accra, where she was greeted by the country's first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, and a young girl who offered her flowers. The two women traded gifts: a White House tray in a signed leather case for Akufo-Addo and a Kente cloth and artifacts for Trump. In addition to Ghana, she is d...

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