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Ford's lawyer Debra Katz said earlier in an email to committee staff that Ford would be willing to testify under " terms that are fair and which ensure her safety " after she had received death threats. Democrats have seized on the development as justification to delay the high-stakes nomination and say it's being rushed. In this district, where Hillary Clinton easily defeated Trump, GOP Rep.
  • Polish, US presidents hold talks at the White House

    Polish, US presidents hold talks at the White House

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    When you watch the clip, take notice of how Trump seemed to perk up at how his name was invoked. The United States does not now operate any permanent military bases in Poland. Warsaw is offering $2 billion to kick in toward the costs of a base. "I think Russian Federation has acted aggressively", he said. "They respect force.
  • Wisconsin police investigate report of active shooter

    Wisconsin police investigate report of active shooter

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    A shooting has been reported at a software company in Middleton, Wisconsin. "Please lock all doors, stay inside and shelter in place", the Middleton Police Department said Wednesday. Still, Stubbs says she felt humiliated and degraded. A reporter from Madison.com counted at least 40 police cars and ambulances outside the building, which has been cordoned off.
  • There’s a GoFundMe raising $100K to keep Christine Blasey Ford safe

    There’s a GoFundMe raising $100K to keep Christine Blasey Ford safe

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    Trump told reporters at the White House. Grassley said the panel plans to call only two witnesses , Ford and Kavanaugh, and not another man, Mark Judge , whom Ford says was in the same bedroom during the alleged attack. Yesterday, lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford were hesitant to commit to a public hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee that would subject her to more trauma and raise her profile even higher with critics who would seek to do her harm.
  • Trump Punishes China By Imposing Additional $200 Billion In Tariffs

    Trump Punishes China By Imposing Additional $200 Billion In Tariffs

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    The open question, of course, is how much action is enough and can China find a way to move that will be seen as being in its own interest, not kowtowing to the U.S. The White House has not commented on the Bloomberg report. Kudlow earlier told reporters outside the White House that communications with Beijing had "picked up a notch" and added he saw that as "a positive thing".
  • Syria mistakenly downs Russian plane as it repels alleged Israeli strike

    Syria mistakenly downs Russian plane as it repels alleged Israeli strike

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    According to TASS , the ministry of defense specified that "the mark of IL-20 went off the radars disappeared during the attack of four Israeli F-16 aircraft on Syrian targets in the province of Latakia". "The Syrian response was remarkably ineffective in all domains", US Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie said at the time . Initial reports from Syrian regime sources state seven people have been injured after "powerful explosions" echoed through the city.
  • South Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine - NWI - Naval Warfare

    South Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine - NWI - Naval Warfare

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    President Donald Trump in June. North Korea would then provide an actual list of the sites for verification and eventual decommissioning by global inspectors, said the sources who were not authorised to speak publicly. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who wants the easing of worldwide economic sanctions to restore his nation's economy, has apparently been trying to obtain South Korean financial support or aid, foreign affairs experts say.
  • Weather warning issued for Leeds as Storm Helene set to batter city

    Weather warning issued for Leeds as Storm Helene set to batter city

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    As well as a Yorkshire and Humber warning, North East England, North West England, Northern Ireland, SW Scotland, Lothian Borders, South West England, Strathclyde and Wales have also been issued with warnings. Helene was classed as a hurricane, but has now been downgraded to a tropical storm. Formerly Hurricane Helene, the downgraded storm will bring a spell of strong winds to western parts of the United Kingdom today and tomorrow.
  • Trump disputes estimate of Puerto Rico storm deaths

    Trump disputes estimate of Puerto Rico storm deaths

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    With Hurricane Florence forecasted to make landfall in the Carolinas as soon as Thursday, reports also came in last night that the Trump administration had transferred $10 million from FEMA to pay for ICE detention centers. After Trump received backlash from both Republican and Democratic lawmakers over this false claim, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley released a statement Thursday that said, "As the President said, every death from Hurricane Maria is a horror".
  • Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge breaks all-time marathon world record

    Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge breaks all-time marathon world record

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    Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge led the country's team in registering a stunning win at the 2018 Berlin Marathon after setting a new record of 2:1:39. "@EliudKipchoge is a monster congrats champ I will live to remember this day it will take a generation to see another run like that", former Boston Marathon champion Wesley Korir added on Twitter.
  • Killed, 80 Injured as Israeli Warplanes Bomb Hamas Target

    Killed, 80 Injured as Israeli Warplanes Bomb Hamas Target

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    The campaign began as near-daily attacks against Israelis but has since decreased significantly. During last year's march by right-wing Israelis through East Jerusalem's Old City to mark 50 years since Israel seized control of it in the Six-Day War, Fuld said it was a "miraculous day" for Jews.
  • Who will be next after 'brave' Manafort pulls a U-turn on Trump?

    Who will be next after 'brave' Manafort pulls a U-turn on Trump?

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    Or Trump could be to fire both Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, which would give him the ability to instruct the Justice Department to terminate the Mueller investigation immediately. Overall, Manafort forfeited five properties, three bank accounts and a life insurance policy. His "get out of jail free" card is, of course, a presidential pardon, which may be granted by Mr.
  • Manafort Deal Includes 10-Year Cap On Prison Time

    Manafort Deal Includes 10-Year Cap On Prison Time

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    The trial included testimony for the prosecution from Manafort's longtime aide, Rick Gates, who pleaded guilty to lying to federal authorities and agreed to co-operate with the special counsel probe. Manafort, 69, earned tens of millions of dollars lobbying for foreign governments and spent that money freely, including on a $15,000 ostrich coat, landscaping and real estate.
  • Celebrities express outrage after Trump denies 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico

    Celebrities express outrage after Trump denies 3,000 deaths in Puerto Rico

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    The allegations of sabotage were based on a handful of anecdotal testimonies from Puerto Ricans on the ground. Patt Kessler's Reality Check takes us through the recovery efforts in Puerto Rico . "Although you don't believe it... nearly a million boxes of water that were never delivered to the villages", posted Abdiel Santana, a photographer working for a Puerto Rican state police agency who took the pictures.
  • USA marking 17th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

    USA marking 17th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

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    Flight 93 was heading to San Francisco from Newark, New Jersey, when passengers stormed the plane's cockpit and sought to take control from the hijackers. It was deadliest foreign attack ever on USA soil, killing 2,996 people. That is the time when a hijacked plane slammed into the World Trade Center's north tower.
  • Trump touts Puerto Rico response as Hurricane Florence looms

    Trump touts Puerto Rico response as Hurricane Florence looms

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    He also said the Democrats were "trying to make [him] look bad" by reporting the high numbers of deaths. House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, D-Md., released a statement calling for the president to apologize. FEMA proceeded award a $156 million contract to a company that promised to provide 30 million meals to Puerto Rico; only 50,000 were ever delivered .
  • Idlib offensive could spark 21st century's worst humanitarian catastrophe, United Nations says

    Idlib offensive could spark 21st century's worst humanitarian catastrophe, United Nations says

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    The U.N. has warned that an assault on Idlib could trigger a humanitarian crisis. The first attack came in April 2017, when US President Donald Trump ordered US Navy warships in the Mediterranean to fire a total of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase that the Pentagon had claimed was used to carry put a deadly chemical attack against the people of Khan Shaykhun, in the country's northwestern province of Idlib.
  • Trump Threatens Additional Tariffs on $267 Billion of Chinese Goods

    Trump Threatens Additional Tariffs on $267 Billion of Chinese Goods

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    China's trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a new record $31 billion in August despite a raft of U.S. tariffs, official data showed Saturday, adding fuel to the flames of a searing trade war. Apple also said that computer parts for its USA operations would be hit by the tariffs. US-China trade row: What has happened so far? Apple is among the most vulnerable US companies amid rising trade tensions, trade experts say.