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India to Address the United Nations General Assembly Today

India to Address the United Nations General Assembly Today

Though the global community has become increasingly aware of Pakistan's role in promoting terrorism, the absence of an worldwide agreement on the definition of terrorism allows Pakistan to characteris...

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Road, rail and ferry links to Danish province sealed in crime manhunt

Road, rail and ferry links to Danish province sealed in crime manhunt

Police armed with machine guns reportedly stopped a auto on a motorway west of the capital Copenhagen (which is located on the island, Zealand), according to a photographer quoted in newspaper Berlin...

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Alex Mayer MEP attended the unveiling of a memorial to Jo Cox

Alex Mayer MEP attended the unveiling of a memorial to Jo Cox

Ahead of the ceremony, Leadbeater said: "My parents and I are very pleased to be attending the inauguration of Jo Cox Square and are honoured that the city of Brussels has chosen to remember Jo in thi...

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Passenger plane crash landed into the ocean

Passenger plane crash landed into the ocean

The Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 aircraft carrying 47 people - 35 passengers and 12 crew members - plunged into the water after it "landed short of the runway", at the global airport on Weno, the main i...

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Maldives Military Backs 'will of the People' After Election

Maldives Military Backs 'will of the People' After Election

This was Yameen's second attempt to control power after he was elected first in 2013 amid opposition accusations of widespread rights abuses. The election outcome surprised many given opposition war...

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rules out meeting with President Donald Trump

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rules out meeting with President Donald Trump

In his speech, Trump said the deal was a "windfall" for Iran's leaders, who used billions in sanctions relief to boost their military budget, increase repression, fund terrorism, havoc and slaughter i...

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Indonesia earthquake and tsunami leaves scores of people dead

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami leaves scores of people dead

Photographs from Palu , home to around 350,000 people on the coast of Sulawesi island, showed partially covered bodies on the ground near the shore, the morning after tsunami waves 1.5 metres (five f...

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House Panel Votes to Release Trump Jr., Kushner Interview Transcripts

The transcripts release would let the public to see thousands of pages of interviews with people including the president's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and son-in-law and close adviser Jared Kushner...

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Flake confronted by 2 female protesters over Kavanaugh vote

Flake confronted by 2 female protesters over Kavanaugh vote

After announcing Friday morning his decision to vote to move the nomination to the floor, Flake was confronted by protesters while on his way to the hearing. Dr. Ford sounded credible, but there...

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Merkley: Ford receiving 'worse treatment than Anita Hill got'

Merkley: Ford receiving 'worse treatment than Anita Hill got'

In hearings that lasted for three days, the committee heard testimony from more than a dozen outside witnesses. The title of her talk was "The Past, Present and Future of the #Metoo Movement". Julie...

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Trump says he would have pushed Kavanaugh through

Trump says he would have pushed Kavanaugh through

In his prepared remarks , Kavanaugh reiterates his denial of Ford's allegations, and calls subsequent accusations from Deborah Ramirez and Julie Swetnick "false and uncorroborated". "Well, I th...

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USMC F-35B Lightning Crashes Near MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina: Pilot Ejects

USMC F-35B Lightning Crashes Near MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina: Pilot Ejects

The Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is asking the public to avoid the area of the crash while the investigation continues. A military plane has crashed in coastal SC, authorities said Friday. Fe...

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Brett Kavanaugh, Trump court nominee, clears first hurdle

Brett Kavanaugh, Trump court nominee, clears first hurdle

He will someday be recognised as a truly great Justice of The United States Supreme Court! ", Trump said in a Twitter post late on Friday. The committee's vote comes the day after both Kavanaugh an...

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FBI investigation into Kavanaugh is 'uncharted territory,' expert says

President Trump is one huge step closer to getting his guy, Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court - the Senate Judiciary Committee just voted 11-10 to recommend he be confirmed. Flake earlier ...

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Parts of Indonesia Rocked By 7.5 Earthquake Followed by 10-Foot Tsunami

Parts of Indonesia Rocked By 7.5 Earthquake Followed by 10-Foot Tsunami

He said in a live TV interview Friday that houses were swept away and families are reported missing. The tsunami up to two meters tall swept way houses in Palu, the capital of central Sulawesi provi...

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Donald Trump Calls Kavanaugh Moment A 'Dangerous Period' For America

Donald Trump Calls Kavanaugh Moment A 'Dangerous Period' For America

He was not. That came after a report claiming he discussed using the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at the Lotte New York Pa...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Recommends Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Senate Judiciary Committee Recommends Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

Flake, a key moderate Republican, was at the center of Friday's drama and uncertainty. The reversal is significant given Kavanaugh has repeatedly cited his Catholic faith and Jesuit education in def...

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Attorney Michael Avenatti's Client Previously Represented By Accuser Christine Blasey Ford's Attorney

Attorney Michael Avenatti's Client Previously Represented By Accuser Christine Blasey Ford's Attorney

The new accuser, Julie Swetnick of Washington, said Kavanaugh took part in efforts during high school to get girls intoxicated so that a group of boys could have sex with them. "I am innocent of t...

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Four Key Undecided Senators Meet Privately on Kavanaugh Vote

Four Key Undecided Senators Meet Privately on Kavanaugh Vote

Jeff Flake balked at voting for confirmation without it - a sudden turn that left Senate approval newly uncertain amid allegations of sexual assault. Kavanaugh alternated from anger to tears during ...

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Bush advocating for Kavanaugh with senators

Bush advocating for Kavanaugh with senators

The case of Kavanaugh, though, presents significant challenges. Delay, delay, delay. That's all they want, because their goal is to do anything and everything to smear any nominee - anyone - and blo...

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Families reported missing and homes swept away as powerful tsunami hits Indonesia

Families reported missing and homes swept away as powerful tsunami hits Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia-A tsunami wave up to 5 feet high hit parts of the Indonesian island of Sulawesi following a magnitude 7.4 natural disaster, knocking out an airport tower and causing other damage, I...

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Brett Kavanaugh: Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Supreme Court Nomination

Brett Kavanaugh: Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Supreme Court Nomination

Still, even many Republicans who believed Ford was honestly recounting what happened to her took the view that it was a case of mistaken identity, believing Kavanaugh's emotional testimony tha...

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Indu Malhotra | The lone woman judge who dissented on Sabarimala case

Indu Malhotra | The lone woman judge who dissented on Sabarimala case

The court had set up the Constitution bench in October 2017 to consider whether the practice is discriminatory and hence in violation of fundamental rights, or if it qualifies as an "essential religio...

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Kavanaugh drama: New accusations and a support letter from classmates

Kavanaugh drama: New accusations and a support letter from classmates

Trump said he "could be persuaded" by Ford's testimony. 'It is clear from reporting that there were others present or with knowledge of these shocking allegations who also should be interviewed, ' t...

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Saudi Arabia opens high-speed train

Saudi Arabia opens high-speed train

The 450-km train line connects the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah with stations at Jeddah, King Abdul Aziz International Airport, and King Abdullah Economic City. The Haramain Express will be the f...

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Canada MPs, in symbolic move, vote to strip Suu Kyi of citizenship

Canada MPs, in symbolic move, vote to strip Suu Kyi of citizenship

China, along with the Philippines and Burundi, voted against the Human Rights Council motion on Thursday to establish the panel which will also look into possible genocide in Myanmar's western sta...

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Millennials Are Causing U.S. Divorce Rates To Plummet

Millennials Are Causing U.S. Divorce Rates To Plummet

What's causing this downward trend? While cynics would argue that the drop in divorce rate is simply because the marriage rate has also fallen over the last several decades, Cohen's study focuses on...

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New Zealand PM's three-month-old 'First Baby' makes United Nations debut

New Zealand PM's three-month-old 'First Baby' makes United Nations debut

Gayford took to Twitter to share details about his and little Neve's first time at the United Nations, including a photo of the "first baby" ID. Jacinda Ardern is serving as the 40th and current ...

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US F-35s poised to make first combat mission

US F-35s poised to make first combat mission

The fifth-generation fighter jets had been conducting reconnaissance missions in Somalia and were ready to provide close air support to USA forces in the country, but were never needed for that object...

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Ontario government to introduce legislation today regulating recreational pot

Ontario government to introduce legislation today regulating recreational pot

The Conservatives overturned stricter laws placed by the Liberals, where recreational cannabis smoking was only allowed in private Ontario residences. Mark Blinch/CANADIAN PRESS Ontario's Minister o...

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China attempting to interfere with 2018 USA election

China attempting to interfere with 2018 USA election

Security Council meeting on nonproliferation on Wednesday - accusing China of meddling in the USA midterms, and promising sanctions "tougher than ever before" on Iran. Washington has unleashed the ...

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Four GOP Governors Want Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote

Four GOP Governors Want Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote

Mr Kavanaugh's ascendance to the high court could help lock in a conservative majority for a generation, shaping dozens of rulings on abortion, regulation, the environment and more. Graham ended his f...

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Watch The Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford Senate Hearing Live

That left senators to decide whether the long day tipped their confirmation votes for or against Trump's nominee in a deeply partisan fight with the future of the high court and possibly control of Co...

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Plane overshot runway before ending up in Micronesian lagoon

Plane overshot runway before ending up in Micronesian lagoon

The flight is part of the airline's bi-weekly service between the Federated States Of Micronesia and Port Moresby. The accident happened at 9:30 a.m. Photographs and videos posted on Twitter show lo...

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Nigerian higher institutions ranked among top universities in the world

Nigerian higher institutions ranked among top universities in the world

IISc Bangalore has once again emerged as the topmost institution from India , show Times Higher Education rankings . The University of Luxembourg, which achieved the 179th slot a year ago, was ran...

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