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Brett Kavanaugh's classmate Lynne Brookes says he lied

The professor, whose statement instigated the Times's investigation, says he has not been contacted by FBI officials investigating Brett Kavanaugh . "If I were doing the interview, I would want to get as many specifics as I could", Stuber said. The revelation nonetheless adds to an emerging portrait of Kavanaugh that contradicts the testimony he gave to United States lawmakers last week. [Full Article...]

Instagram star shot dead in Baghdad

Instagram star shot dead in Baghdad Her fans posted expressions of sorrow on social media, highlighting how she had been an icon for many Iraqi women in a country torn by violence and conflict. Tara had made her name on Instagram , where she had built a huge fan-base and personal brand, specialising in fashion and beauty. Tara Fares was followed on Instagram by more than 2.7 million people. [Full Article...]

Newspaper: Trump hails trade deal with Canada, Mexico

He said he was pleased with the deal, given the circumstances and despite moments of "pessimism" along the way. "He's a good man and he loves the people of Canada ", Trump added. If Trump imposes so-called "Section 232" autos tariffs on national security grounds, Mexico and Canada would each get a tariff-free passenger vehicle quota of 2.6 million passenger vehicles exported to the United Sta... [Full Article...]

South, North Korea Begin Removing Landmines from Border

South, North Korea Begin Removing Landmines from Border Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to visit North Korea's capital this month to try to set up a second summit between Kim and President Trump. It's not known how many mines are at Panmunjom and Arrow Head Hill, but military commentator Lee Illwoo said the Koreas would be able to clear tens of thousands at most. [Full Article...]

The United States Mexico Canada Agreement: what they're saying about it

The United States Mexico Canada Agreement: what they're saying about it The deal doesn't resolve the dispute over US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico - or the retaliatory tariffs that each country placed on them. That will be the name, I guess, that 99 percent of the time we'll be hearing, USMCA. "I have long contended that NAFTA was perhaps the worst trade deal ever made ", President Trump said at the White House. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews Boulder woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews Boulder woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct Two women had challenged him on Friday as he tried to close a Senate elevator door, confronting him with details of their own experiences of sexual assault and castigating him for announcing he would vote for Kavanaugh in the Senate Judiciary Committee. [Full Article...]

Trump has sharp words for ABC’s Cecilia Vega, CNN’s Kaitlan Collins

But judging by this tense exchange between Donald Trump and two female reporters, that isn't always the case. "I don't mind answering the question but, you know, I'd like to to do the trade questions". He appeared to mishear Vega as she answered him, "I'm not". Asked if the Federal Bureau of Investigation should interview Kavanaugh himself, Trump pronounced that "fine if they do; it's up to th... [Full Article...]

Quake and tsunami in Indonesia gulp down hundreds of lives

Quake and tsunami in Indonesia gulp down hundreds of lives Some of them descended on gas stations to pump out fuel by hand for their generators. Hundreds rushed to the airport hoping to catch one of the few flights out of the area. Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) is facing heavy scrutiny in the aftermath of the disaster, The Guardian reports . [Full Article...]

An Emoluments Clause Lawsuit Against Him Just Had a Major Win

An Emoluments Clause Lawsuit Against Him Just Had a Major Win The lawmakers are accusing Trump of violating the emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution, which says federal officials can not earn profits or receive gifts from foreign governments without congressional approval. hotel. The Department of Justice has appealed the judge's decision to allow this case to proceed. Department of Justice spokeswoman Kelly Laco said the government "will continue ... [Full Article...]

Jeff Flake Admits FBI Investigation Will Probably Do Nothing

Jeff Flake Admits FBI Investigation Will Probably Do Nothing Kavanaugh dodged the question when asked what he considers to be "too many" beers. Charles Ludington said he chose to speak out because he was "deeply troubled by what has been a blatant mischaracterisation by Brett himself of his drinking at Yale". [Full Article...]

Indonesia quake: 7.7-magnitude strikes off coast in Ring of Fire

There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The quake hit just off central Sulawesi at a depth of 10 kilometres just before 6pm local time (1100 GMT), the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. "The last one was quite big", she said. Indonesia is one of the most disaster-prone nations on earth. Indonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire , an area of great seismic and volcanic acti... [Full Article...]

Outrage Grows As Omissions From Kavanaugh Probe Become Apparent

The New Yorker magazine Sunday evening recounted the obstacles that potential witnesses who are not on the list of four witnesses have encountered in their efforts to make contact with the Federal Bureau of Investigation or Senate investigators. [Full Article...]

UK PM May losing support for no-deal Brexit strategy

UK PM May losing support for no-deal Brexit strategy Personal details of senior British cabinet ministers, including their private mobile phone numbers, were made available to the public by a security breach in an app for the Conservative Party's annual conference. When asked about her ex-Foreign Secretary's comments, May responded: "I have just explained to you why I believe that the plan that we have put forward is a plan that is in the national... [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham rages over Kavanaugh allegations: "This is hell"

Lindsey Graham rages over Kavanaugh allegations: Kavanaugh . On Wednesday, one day before Ford's testimony, Graham cast doubt on a third allegation of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh. The FBI investigation into accusations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh has delayed a final vote on his nomination to the Supreme Court by at least a week, and raises the question of whether the bureau's findings could sway any Republican senators into pulli... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh’s interruptions of Democratic senators in hearing draw ire and support

Kavanaugh’s interruptions of Democratic senators in hearing draw ire and support Going into the hearing, Trump had grown increasingly frustrated, angry at members of his staff - and, in particular, White House counsel Don McGahn - for not better managing the confirmation process for his second Supreme Court nominee. The proceedings were shown all day on the nation's major TV networks, starting with Ford's unwavering account in the morning and Kavanaugh's equally emphatic respo... [Full Article...]

Indonesia calls for international help to deal with quake-tsunami

Indonesia calls for international help to deal with quake-tsunami People could still be heard calling out from the eight-storey Roa-Roa Hotel which collapsed as the disasters swept through the city, said Muhammad Syaugi, the head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency. Internal Affairs Minister Tjahjo Kumolo, asked about reports of sporadic looting, said he had ordered authorities to help people get food and drink and businesses would be compensated. [Full Article...]

U.S. presence in Syria illegal, violates United Nations resolutions

U.S. presence in Syria illegal, violates United Nations resolutions Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., September 28, 2018. Syria blamed Israel for the incident, which cost the lives of 15 Russian crew members. The U.S. National Security Adviser to President Donald Trump, John Bolton, criticized the Russian deal with Syria, calling it "a significant escalat... [Full Article...]

Red-state Democrats say they won't confirm Brett Kavanaugh

Red-state Democrats say they won't confirm Brett Kavanaugh Republicans gave fiery speeches defending Kavanaugh. In the days after a divided nation watched Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford deliver conflicting stories about what happened when they were teenagers, Republican campaign operatives acknowledged this is not the fight they wanted six weeks before Election Day. [Full Article...]

Basra protests: U.S. closes consulate after weeks of deadly protests

Basra protests: U.S. closes consulate after weeks of deadly protests The consulate in Basra was placed on " ordered departure" Friday, with Pompeo stating, "Given the increasing and specific threats and incitement to attack our personnel and facilities in Iraq, I have directed that an appropriate temporary relocation of diplomatic personnel in Iraq take place". [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation contact second accuser of court nominee Kavanaugh

Federal Bureau of Investigation contact second accuser of court nominee Kavanaugh In response to an NBC News report that the FBI investigation will not include testimony from Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick , who claims Kavanaugh repeatedly engaged in "highly inappropriate conduct" during high school parties, Trump tweeted Saturday he "actually" wants the FBI "to interview whoever they deem appropriate, at their discretion". [Full Article...]


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