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Trump orders Federal Bureau of Investigation documents, texts from Russian Federation probe declassified

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes is reportedly pleased with the order , which covers "pretty much everything" he wanted, and said he considered the text messages a "bonus". The panel on "The Five" reacted Monday to President Donald Trump ordering the declassification of key documents relating to the federal probe into the 2016 election, including an application for surveill... [Full Article...]

Report Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs

Report Trump going ahead with plans for new China tariffs White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow confirmed Wednesday that Mnuchin extended an invite to Chinese officials for a new round of talks. The timing of the actual application of the sanctions was not clear, but the move would mark the latest in an escalating trade war with Beijing as Trump seeks to combat what he sees as unfair trade practices from China . [Full Article...]

British cave rescuer Vernon Unsworth sues Elon Musk over sex slur

Musk and SpaceX engineers built a small submarine and shipped it to Thailand to help with the rescue. Musk and the diver, Vernon Unsworth , engaged in a public dispute in the midst of rescue attempts after Unsworth accused the billionaire entrepreneur of only offering to aid the efforts as a " PR stunt ". [Full Article...]

Orrin Hatch says Kavanaugh accuser may be 'mixed up'

Orrin Hatch says Kavanaugh accuser may be 'mixed up' Kavanaugh repeated his previous denial that such an incident ever took place. A split over the nomination seemed to be emerging among the GOP. Because Trump's fellow Republicans control a slim 51-49 majority in the Senate, Democrats can not stop Kavanaugh's appointment unless some Republicans make a rare decision to break with their party and vote against Trump. [Full Article...]

Calls grow to delay Kavanaugh vote amid sex assault allegations

Calls grow to delay Kavanaugh vote amid sex assault allegations Kavanugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford , says Kavanaugh assaulted her at a house party in the early 1980s when they were both teens, which she says "derailed" her for years and rendered her "unable to have healthy relationships with men". [Full Article...]

Turkey, Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

Turkey, Russia agree on demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib He agreed with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the buffer zone during a more than four hour meeting in Sochi, southern Russian Federation. Russian Federation has called Idlib a hotbed of terrorism and had said the Syrian government has the right to retake control of it. TRT World spoke to analyst Assaad al Achi for his analysis on the latest development. [Full Article...]

Barack Obama's return: good or bad for Democrats?

Barack Obama's return: good or bad for Democrats? John Kasich, hopes that were bolstered after they fell just over 1,500 votes short of winning an August special election for a congressional seat in a district Donald Trump won by double-digits in 2016. "Instead of being a check or balance on this kind of behavior, what you're seeing are Republicans in Congress who are bending over backwards to try to shield and deflect oversight of this behav... [Full Article...]

Greenblatt: US expects some Israeli criticism of parts of coming Mideast plan

Greenblatt: US expects some Israeli criticism of parts of coming Mideast plan It was the latest point of tension between the administration of President Donald Trump and the Palestinians, who cut off contact with Washington after Trump recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December. It's the latest in a series of announcements of the US cutting hundreds of millions of dollars for Palestinians, with the aim of pressuring Palestinian leaders to ... [Full Article...]

Florence turns deadly, unleashing torrential floods on Carolinas

Florence turns deadly, unleashing torrential floods on Carolinas There is the potential for 40 inches of rain to fall in some areas across Northern and Southern Carolina. "Residents should not let their guard down", North Carolina Emergency Management tweeted . "It's important to note that the two individuals in the background are walking on concrete, and Mike Seidel is trying to maintain his footing on wet grass, after reporting on-air until 1:00 a.m. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh accuser may testify 'under oath,' Conway says, as lawyer opens door

Kavanaugh accuser may testify 'under oath,' Conway says, as lawyer opens door Ford says she escaped when Kavanaugh's friend jumped on top of them and they fell. Brett Kavanaugh testifies on the third day of his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington . Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) told Politico on Sunday . She says Kavanaugh groped her over her clothes, grinded his body against hers and tried to take off her one-piece swimsuit and the outfit she wore ... [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh: Republican senators call for vote delay

In a Sunday interview with the Washington Post , Ford accuses Kavanaugh of groping her and trying to rip off her clothing, covering her mouth when she tried to scream during a party when they were both in high school. Republicans are aiming for full Senate confirmation of Kavanaugh before the Supreme Court term begins October 1. She said: "I support Ms Ford's decision to share her story, and... [Full Article...]

Two Republican senators urge committee to hear out Kavanaugh accuser before vote

Two Republican senators urge committee to hear out Kavanaugh accuser before vote Susan Collins , R-Maine, wouldn't say if the vote should be postponed. His opposition could stall the nomination, as Republicans have a 11-10 majority on the panel. Even Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is displeased with the way Kavanaugh has been treated by the Senate. Despite the allegations, Thomas was ultimately confirmed on a 52-48 vote, and he still serves on the bench. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh sexual assault accuser reveals identity and details allegations

The therapist's notes , portions of which were provided by Ford and reviewed by The Washington Post , do not mention Kavanaugh's name but say she reported that she was attacked by students "from an elitist boys' school" who went on to become "highly respected and high-ranking members of society in Washington ". [Full Article...]

China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west

China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the massive typhoon and almost 50,000 fishing boats were called back to port , state media reported. Skyscrapers swayed and around 2.5 million people were relocated to safer areas. Families and relatives of miners carry their belongings as they evacuate following landslides which... [Full Article...]

Two Koreas to Hold Working-level Talks to Prepare Summit

Two Koreas to Hold Working-level Talks to Prepare Summit Speaking on the sidelines of the forum, he called for "openness" from the North about their weapons programme and added a second Trump-Kim summit should deliver "concrete" results. At his meetings with Moon and Trump, Kim signed statements pledging the complete denuclearization of the peninsula. The Trump administration has maintained sanctions pressure on Pyongyang in an effort to convince Nort... [Full Article...]

Accuser of USA high-court nominee Brett Kavanaugh goes public

In the piece, Ford described her alleged encounter with Kavanaugh back when they both were still in high school, in which she now accuses Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed in 1982 and attempting to force himself on her. Katz said Jones' lawsuit would have been dismissed if Clinton weren't the President of the United States, and she also said Jones' claims were "very, very weak" and had a "complete... [Full Article...]

Vt. Gas says systems in place to prevent situation like Mass. explosions

Vt. Gas says systems in place to prevent situation like Mass. explosions Thursday evening, homes erupted in flames across the three towns, consumed by more than 60 suspected gas fires. Thousands of residents were forced to evacuate. "The explosions have brought heartbreak for numerous families-and the loss of a young life", Baker said. Police and fire personnel, as well as 120 utility representatives, will be on standby as people return to their homes, the governor s... [Full Article...]

Palestinian teen dies from wounds in Gaza unrest: ministry

Palestinian teen dies from wounds in Gaza unrest: ministry Ambassador to Israel David Friedman in a tweet shortly after Fuld's death was announced. The closure came on the 25th anniversary of the Oslo accords, the first agreements between the rival Israelis and Palestinians which promised to end decades of deadly conflict, but which are now deadlocked and tarnished by soured relations. [Full Article...]

White House to Replace FEMA's Brock Long Amid Hurricane Florence

White House to Replace FEMA's Brock Long Amid Hurricane Florence When FEMA administrator Brock Long started his job previous year, he began to take routine trips home to North Carolina , using a government driver and vehicle to make the six-hour trek from Washington , D.C. At the same briefing, he also referred to Florence multiple times as "Hurricane Floyd" - a storm that devastated parts of the East Coast in 1999, causing 87 deaths. [Full Article...]

Christine Blasey Ford, Brett Kavanaugh accuser, details sexual assault allegation

Christine Blasey Ford, Brett Kavanaugh accuser, details sexual assault allegation Ford claimed she escaped Kavanaugh when his classmate at Georgetown Preparatory School, Mark Judge , jumped on top of them and sent them tumbling. She says she tried to scream and Kavanaugh covered her mouth with his hand. Feinstein won't disclose the information publicly, but the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed it has included it in Kavanaugh's background file at the committee, now ... [Full Article...]


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