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Storm Michael Expected to Hit Florida as a Hurricane Midweek

Hurricane force winds extend up to 30 miles from Michael's center, while tropical storm force winds extend up to 175 miles. Meanwhile, Scott, the Republican nominee for US Senate, will be leaving th...

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Ford's sister-in-law: Manchin and Collins created an 'alternate reality' to support Kavanaugh

Ford's sister-in-law: Manchin and Collins created an 'alternate reality' to support Kavanaugh

Chief Justice John Roberts administered the Constitutional oath, and retired Justice Anthony Kennedy administered the judicial oath, according to a Supreme Court statement, "so that [Kavanaugh] can be...

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Leading Brazilian candidate Jair Bolsonaro casts vote

Leading Brazilian candidate Jair Bolsonaro casts vote

Bolsonaro has pledged to roll back gun controls and make it easier for police to kill. With just three weeks until the runoff, Bolsonaro holds a commanding lead. "If the PT is voted into power and t...

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McConnell leaves option open for SCOTUS nominee in 2020

McConnell leaves option open for SCOTUS nominee in 2020

The Judiciary Committee later asked the FBI to investigate the allegations , a move Collins supported, and Senate Republicans said the Federal Bureau of Investigation report released late Wednesd...

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McConnell: Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

McConnell: Kavanaugh fight will help Republicans in November

Brett Kavanaugh will be counting on those strong traditions of collegiality after he was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as a Supreme Court justice on Saturday. During the Supreme Court nomina...

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Police use drone to find rape victim 'within minutes'

Police use drone to find rape victim 'within minutes'

Police deployed a drone equipped with a thermal camera and the aircraft located the pair within minutes near a drainage ditch in Boston. She said she was in a "huge old industrial complex surrounde...

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Two Americans win Nobel Prize in economics

Tipped as frontrunners for the award in recent years, the pair will share the nine million Swedish kronor (about $1.01m) prize. Proceedings have been overshadowed by the absence of the literature ...

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Democrats to appeal to voters to channel anger over Kavanaugh confirmation

For now, many pollsters predict Democrats will regain control of the House of Representatives in November, while Republicans are touted to hold on to the Senate. Joe Manchin of West Virginia is the on...

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Mike Pompeo Visits China Amid Worsening Ties Over Trade Friction

After a previous visit to Pyongyang in July, Pompeo had said the two foes made progress on key issues - but within hours of his departure the North condemned "gangster-like" demands from the U.S., rai...

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Sydney at odds over horseracing adverts on opera house roof

Sydney at odds over horseracing adverts on opera house roof

The Sydney Opera House, inaugurated in 1973, is recognised by the United Nations as a "masterpiece of 20th Century architecture". Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison supported Jones, calling th...

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Brazil's polarised election enters last day of campaigning

Brazil's polarised election enters last day of campaigning

A supporter of Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is seen in front of Bolsonaro's condominium at Barra da Tijuca neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil October 5, 2018. But perhaps mo...

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Brazil elections: Bolsonaro to face off with Fernando Haddad in second round

Brazil elections: Bolsonaro to face off with Fernando Haddad in second round

Other Brazilians banged pots in protest when Haddad, 55, voted in Sao Paulo, the mega-city he once ruled as mayor. When economic adviser Paulo Guedes, a banker trained at the University of Chicago, re...

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Indonesia quake-tsunami death toll tops 1,700

Indonesia quake-tsunami death toll tops 1,700

The National Disaster Management Agency said most bodies were retrieved from Palu , the provincial capital, followed by the districts of Donggala, Sigi, Parigi Mountong and a district of Pasang Kayu ...

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Kavanaugh Sworn in As Supreme Court Justice

Kavanaugh Sworn in As Supreme Court Justice

Earlier in the day, she received a round of applause when state Rep. Brad Farrin, a Republican from Norridgewock, introduced here as someone "known to be thorough, compassionate, and to lead with civi...

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Latvia election puts pro-Russia Harmony party on top

Latvia election puts pro-Russia Harmony party on top

The ruling coalition consisting of his party, the National Alliance and the Unity party appear to have lost nearly half of its votes. "KPV LV can work with anybody, we don't have any red lines regar...

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Voting time...US Senate about to vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation

Voting time...US Senate about to vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation

Support from Collins and Manchin would give Kavanaugh at least 51 votes. Ultimately, it was Collins who put Kavanaugh on the brink of a lifetime appointment. Steve Daines, who supports the nominee...

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Melania Trump Admits She Doesn't Agree With All Of Donald's Tweets

Melania Trump Admits She Doesn't Agree With All Of Donald's Tweets

Mrs Trump said Kavanaugh was "highly qualified for the Supreme Court" and was glad that both Ford and Kavanaugh had been given their say in front of the Senate. During her whistlestop five-hour ...

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McConnell: Kavanaugh deserved an up-or-down vote

McConnell: Kavanaugh deserved an up-or-down vote

Kavanaugh's nomination, one of the most contentious in US history, had roiled Washington and the USA political scene for weeks, with Kavanaugh accused by a woman of sexually assaulting her when both...

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Senate Democrats seek to put the brakes on Kavanaugh impeachment talk

Senate Democrats seek to put the brakes on Kavanaugh impeachment talk

The Republican leader said he was talking with political strategists a day before Saturday's vote to confirm Kavanaugh and they told him voters were more excited by the court fight than by any other...

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GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Kavanaugh was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts and the man he's replacing, retired Justice Anthony Kennedy, as fellow Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan ...

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Mitch McConnell dodges question on Supreme Court nomination in 2020 election

Mitch McConnell dodges question on Supreme Court nomination in 2020 election

Protesters could be heard shouting in the Senate chamber as Vice President Mike Pence presided over the final vote. Trump, throughout the day, insisted Kavanagh would not be tainted by the sexual ...

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Reputed NYC mobster fatally shot at McDonald’s drive-thru

Reputed NYC mobster fatally shot at McDonald’s drive-thru

During a June 12 incident, he was arrested for allegedly shooting at a man who pulled a gun on him outside his home, according to the New York Daily News . Zottola's son Salvatore was also shot in Ju...

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Melania Trump Discusses Brett Kavanaugh-And President Trump's Tweets-in Egypt

She also raised eyebrows when she wore a pink Gucci "pussy bow" blouse to an October 2016 presidential debate shortly after a recording of her husband bragging about sexually assaulting women leake...

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Nicola Sturgeon says SNP MPs would back new Brexit referendum

Nicola Sturgeon says SNP MPs would back new Brexit referendum

Sturgeon said she expected her lawmakers in the British parliament to push for a rethink and even a second referendum rather than the current plan for lawmakers to be given a choice between accepting...

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Lockdown lifted at Appoquinimink schools

Lockdown lifted at Appoquinimink schools

Within an hour, police determined there was no threat and the area was re-opened to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. There was also a police presence at Auburn High School Friday morning. Police do n...

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At least 50 dead, 100 burned in Congo tanker truck fire

At least 50 dead, 100 burned in Congo tanker truck fire

Matadi, at the other end of the highway, is on an estuary that leads to the Atlantic Ocean and is the DR Congo's sole port. Witnesses say the tanker truck collided with a bus and when the fuel began...

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Melania Trump dances with kids, feeds elephants

Melania Trump dances with kids, feeds elephants

US First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Kenya on Thursday night, to a busy schedule of the East African nation, before heading to Egypt. Over 8,000 students attend the school. "I'm the least racist pe...

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McConnell: Kavanaugh confirmation among my proudest moments

McConnell: Kavanaugh confirmation among my proudest moments

During an evening rally in Topeka, Kansas, Trump was greeted by prolonged cheers on what he called a "truly historic night". "Democrats have become too EXTREME and TOO DANGEROUS to govern". "This is o...

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Missing Interpol president: Wife says he sent knife image as danger signal

Missing Interpol president: Wife says he sent knife image as danger signal

Later on Sunday, China's highest anti-corruption agency, The National Supervisory Commission, released a statement confirming Meng was being held on suspicion of violating state law. Asked if she be...

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Atiku coasts to victory as sorting ends at PDP convention

Atiku coasts to victory as sorting ends at PDP convention

Abubakar, who scored 1,532 votes to defeat 11 other PDP heavy weights, said that his victory was a landmark in the history of the party. NAIJ.com had also reported that former vice president, Atiku...

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Nobel Peace Prize awarded for efforts to end sexual violence in war

Nobel Peace Prize awarded for efforts to end sexual violence in war

Together, they were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their campaigns to end rape and sexual abuse as weapons of war. Numerous women treated by Mukwege were victims of mass rape in the c...

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20 dead after wedding limo crashes in NY

20 dead after wedding limo crashes in NY

The crash, which involved a vehicle and a limousine, happened at the intersection of Routes 30 and 30-A shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday. The store is a popular spot for leaf-peepers, or people lookin...

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Two Israelis shot in West Bank attack die from wounds

Two Israelis shot in West Bank attack die from wounds

Surveillance footage spread online that appeared to show the Palestinian fleeing the site with a gun. Israel's national ambulance service said a man and two women were shot in the attack in the Bar...

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Demonstrators Gather At U.S. Capitol While Senate Confirms Kavanaugh

Demonstrators Gather At U.S. Capitol While Senate Confirms Kavanaugh

The ferocious nature of the confirmation battle could also have an impact on the Court itself, as Kavanaugh's vehement and politicized defense of his own behavior raised questions about his temperamen...

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A rift at Facebook after executive attends Kavanaugh hearing

A rift at Facebook after executive attends Kavanaugh hearing

Kaplan was seated prominently, just two rows behind Kavanaugh and was clearly visible during much of the hearing. The latest is an internal battle after a senior executive at the company attended la...

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