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Should Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed as a Supreme Court judge?

Should Brett Kavanaugh be confirmed as a Supreme Court judge?

Trump's tweet could affect GOP support among women going into the midterm elections . Republicans are unlikely to agree to calling witnesses aside from Ford and Kavanaugh. Maine Sen. Susan Collins , a Republican who supports abortion rights and is expected to be a swing vote on Kavanaugh, said she was "appalled by the President's tweet", the Associated Press reported . Read More

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Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination process reflects the bitter partisanship of the age

Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination process reflects the bitter partisanship of the age

The letter from Ford's attorneys and Grassley's response capped a day of uncertainty about the next step in the Kavanaugh confirmation process, which has spiraled into turmoil in recent days. Senators on national television to relive this traumatic and harrowing incident". "So it kind of raises the question.do they want to come to (the) public hearing or not?" Patty Murray, D-Washington, said recently on Twitter that she first ran for the Senate "after my daughter and I watched Anita ... Read More

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Here Is What Brett Kavanaugh Said About Sexual Misconduct In His Hearings

Here Is What Brett Kavanaugh Said About Sexual Misconduct In His Hearings

Kavanaugh has said he "categorically and unequivocally" denies the accusation. According to the Post , Ford is a professor at Palo Alto University who teaches in a consortium with Stanford University. "Now, Ford has decided that if her story is going to be told, she wants to be the one to tell it", the Post wrote. However, the paper reports, she declined to comment on the record at that time. Read More

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Funeral prayers of Kulsoom Nawaz likely on Friday

Funeral prayers of Kulsoom Nawaz likely on Friday

According to interior ministry officials, Nawaz, Maryam and her husband will be granted parole for Kulsoom's funeral prayers till her burial, after a request is made by the family. When Nawaz and Maryam Sharif left London for Pakistan in July, they knew they faced lengthy jail terms and would likely not see Ms Nawaz again. Born into a Kashmiri family in Pakistan's Punjab, Kulsoom graduated from the Forman Christian College University. Read More

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Hurricane watches issued on East Coast ahead of Florence

Cooper and his counterparts in neighboring SC and Virginia ordered about 1 million people to evacuate coastal homes, including along the Outer Banks barrier islands. It could weaken on Thursday, according to current predictions, but officials cautioned Florence will most probably remain "an extremely unsafe major hurricane through landfall". Read More

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Pence confident no one on his staff wrote NY Times column

Pence confident no one on his staff wrote NY Times column

Woodward, whose new book Fear: Trump in the White House hits bookstores on Tuesday, described the incident in the interview with CBS as the most risky moment of Trump's nuclear standoff with North Korea , the news agency said. That said, consider what we are talking about here: One of the two reporters primarily responsible for a series of stories detailing corruption at the highest level of the Nixon government and a man who has spent the last four decades reporting and chronicling ... Read More

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Former Trump campaign adviser sentenced to 14 days for lying to FBI

Former Trump campaign adviser sentenced to 14 days for lying to FBI

The sentence was imposed Friday in federal court in Washington. The professor told Papadopoulos the Russians had "dirt" on Mr Trump's Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton in the form of "thousands of emails". Prosecutors wrote that those false statements, made during a January 2017 interview with federal investigators, caused the FBI to miss an opportunity to interview Mifsud while he was in the United States. Read More

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Fifth Third Bank shooting images released

Fifth Third Bank shooting images released

Leonard Cain, one onlooker, told the Cincinnati Enquirer that he was about to enter the bank when someone warned him about the shooting . "This is abnormal. She works for Fifth Third Bank. "After that I started running". The first four police officers to arrive at the bank spotted Perez raining gunfire in the lobby - and quickly engaged him, Isaac told reporters. Read More

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Magnitude-6.7 quake rocks Japan

Magnitude-6.7 quake rocks Japan

In the Hokkaido quake, more than 20 houses were flattened in Atsuma and Abira after mountain slopes collapsed over them across wide areas, leaving vegetation only on the mountain ridges. It is also coordinating with the Hokkaido Prefectural Government Crisis Management Division, the DFA said. "The government will work together towards reconstruction while giving the top priority to saving human lives", Abe told reporters. Read More

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Brazilian government appeals to firms and donors to rebuild ruined museum

Brazilian government appeals to firms and donors to rebuild ruined museum

Many of the Pacific Northwest Coast artifacts arrived at the Brazillian museum indirectly. A spokesman at the Israeli Embassy in the capital Brasilia said it didn't have more information on the Torah, Judaism's holy book. Civil defense authorities were concerned that internal walls and the roof could collapse further, so officials had to wait to conduct a full accounting of losses. Read More

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Ducking queries on Trump, Supreme Court nominee resumes U.S. Senate test

Ducking queries on Trump, Supreme Court nominee resumes U.S. Senate test

But Kavanaugh's paper trail goes beyond that, as he also worked in the George W. Bush White House and for independent counsel Kenneth Starr during the investigation of President Bill Clinton. Kavanaugh considered the judge a friend and mentor and Kozinski testified at Kavanaugh's 2006 confirmation hearing to be an appellate judge. They characterized the hearing as a "charade and mockery of our norms". Read More

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Trump says Attorney General Sessions safe in job at least until November

Trump says Attorney General Sessions safe in job at least until November

In an interview with Bloomberg News Thursday, Trump called the Russian Federation investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller illegal and criticized Sessions for not helping to put it to an end. Despite his repeated public criticism, Trump has told people he is wary of crossing a line with Mueller by firing Sessions. Wallace added that Trump can only blame himself for Mueller's appointment because the special counsel was named as a result of Trump firing FBI Director James Comey . Read More

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Saudi Arabia, UAE accused in United Nations report on Yemen war crimes

Saudi Arabia, UAE accused in United Nations report on Yemen war crimes

The conflict has resulted in at least 16,700 casualties, including 6,475 civilians killed, but the real figure is nearly certainly significantly higher, according to the United Nations. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday defended the US backing of the Saudi-led coalition, but said it was conditioned on the Saudis doing "everything humanly possible" to avoid civilian casualties. Read More

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Russian Federation masses warships off Syria ahead of regime's final assault on Idlib

Russian Federation masses warships off Syria ahead of regime's final assault on Idlib

The UN director of humanitarian operations, John Ging, warned that a major offensive in Idlib "has the potential to create a humanitarian emergency at a scale not yet seen" in the seven-year civil war. In April, the US, United Kingdom and France bombed three government sites in Syria, targeting suspected chemical weapons facilities. The Izvestia newspaper said Russian Federation had gathered its largest naval presence in the Mediterranean Sea since it intervened in Syria in 2015 turning ... Read More

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