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World News Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister
Author: 0 Trump urged Spain to 'build a wall' across Sahara, says minister

Mr Borrell recounted his conversation with the USA president at a lunch event in Madrid this week. "Build a wall in the Sahara", Trump suggested, according to the Spanish official. The U.S. -Mexico border is approximately 2,000 miles wide. Logistical and sovereignty considerations aside, Borrell said he was opposed to the principle of building walls to curb Europe's migration crisis during his speech, El Confidencial reported.

World News Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized
Author: 0 Florence shows how storm coverage is politicized

As well as visiting New Bern, the president stopped by a Baptish church and helped serve food at a food distribution centre. So far, twenty-seven people are reported to have died from the storm and the resulting flooding, a dam has failed, a coal ash landfill has collapsed, and millions of chickens and thousands of hogs have drowned.

World News Hezbollah chief warns Israel to stop Syria airstrikes
Author: 0 Hezbollah chief warns Israel to stop Syria airstrikes

Israel has been increasing its strikes inside Syria, protesting Iran and Hezbollah's growing influence there. In a Wednesday analysis piece in Hebrew-language daily Yedioth Ahronoth, Israeli military analyst Ron Ben Yishai said that Israel would - in response to the incident - try to persuade Russian Federation not to give Syria its advanced S-300 air-defense system.

World News MACC arrests Najib over 1MDB case
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According to Free Malaysia Today , a spokesperson from MACC revealed that Najib will reportedly be brought to the Bukit Aman police headquarters where he will be jointly questioned by the police and MACC. The MACC source added that Najib will be taken to the Bukit Aman police headquarters in Kuala Lumpur first thing at 8am tomorrow, before proceeding to the Sessions Court here to be charged at 3pm tomorrow.

World News Donald Trump rips into Jeff Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'
Author: 0 Donald Trump rips into Jeff Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'

In the president's view, the story is about the need to root out "bias" and corruption within federal law enforcement. In this file photo taken on December 15, 2017, President Donald Trump sits with Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Quantico, Va., before participating in the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony.

World News GOP Sen. Kennedy: Kavanaugh Accuser, Attorney 'Keep Moving the Goalposts' on Testimony
Author: 0 GOP Sen. Kennedy: Kavanaugh Accuser, Attorney 'Keep Moving the Goalposts' on Testimony

Judge Kavanaugh continues to deny the claim and has this week been meeting White House officials. But I can only say this: "he's such an outstanding man - very hard for me to imagine that anything happened", Trump told reporters. Sen. McCaskill shared in a statement posted to Twitter that while the allegations made against Kavanaugh are disturbing and merit a full and thorough investigation, that is not why she is choosing to vote no.

World News Donald Trump sees 'tremendous progress' in North Korea
Author: 0 Donald Trump sees 'tremendous progress' in North Korea

It's very much calmed down. President Moon Jae-in: "South and North Korea agreed on a denuclearization plan for the first time". "We have agreed to make the Korean peninsula a land of peace free from nuclear weapons and nuclear threats", Kim told reporters during the joint announcement with President Moon.

World News Kavanaugh says misconduct allegation is 'completely false'
Author: 0 Kavanaugh says misconduct allegation is 'completely false'

Christine Blasey Ford described the alleged assault in an interview with The Washington Post published Sunday, complicating what had seemed to be a smooth path to Kavanaugh's Senate confirmation . "This woman will be heard". Republican senators have called for a delay on the Kavanaugh vote until they can hear from accuser. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) in July sharing her concerns.

World News Trump Says He Wants To Hear From Kavanaugh's Accuser
Author: 0 Trump Says He Wants To Hear From Kavanaugh's Accuser

Ford's letter , ' added Judge, who wrote a book about his high school days describing heavy partying, drinking, and teenage sex. Christine Blasey Ford , a professor based in California, has accused Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, for attempting to rape her in a Maryland suburb outside Washington back in 1982 when they were teenagers.

Author: 0 Trump Hints of More Declassifications in Russia Probe

While it's known that former Trump campaign aide, George Papadopoulos, and his drunken rant about Russian dirt on Hillary Clinton in London in May 2016 are the circumstances that prompted the launch of the Russia probe, Trump has maintained that the contents of the dossier ignited the inquiry.

World News Police respond to active shooter incident near Madison, WI
Author: 0 Police respond to active shooter incident near Madison, WI

Fox Madison reports that there are "multiple gunmen" involved in the incident. "Another company, Esker, is next door". The Middleton police department sent out an alert stating: "ACTIVE SHOOTER: 1800 Deming Way Officers and emergency personnel are on the scene on an active shooter in the 1800 block of Deming Way in the City of Middleton".

Author: 0 Colleagues Defend Kavanaugh Accuser as Person of Integrity

It appears that Democrats could - one again - derail the confirmation of a Supreme Court nominee thanks in part to Republicans, predicts a constitutional attorney. Only if the White House "demands it" will the FBI investigate the claim, Carlson said. Democrats, already opposed to Mr Kavanaugh, have sought an FBI investigation into Ms Ford's claims, a request Republicans rebuffed.

World News Long Island man threatened to shoot kid he lost to in 'Fortnite'
Author: 0 Long Island man threatened to shoot kid he lost to in 'Fortnite'

Suffolk police say a Huntington man threatened to shoot a Kings Park boy after losing to him in a game of Fortnite - a popular online survival shooter game. Aliperti was being arraigned Tuesday on charges of aggravated harassment and acting in a manner to injure a child. Fortnite has become a cultural phenomenon among gamers since it was released previous year.

World News At UN, US accuses Russia of 'cheating' on North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 At UN, US accuses Russia of 'cheating' on North Korea sanctions

Haley fired back that Russian Federation is pursuing a strategy to "deny, distract, and lie" about violating North Korea sanctions. The mission didn't name any countries, but U.S. "We must not soften the sanctions regime at the global level", on the contrary, said Nikki Haley. Haley said Russia's violations are "systematic", including ship-to-ship transfers of banned items, mainly oil but increasingly coal and other goods.

World News Reporter mocked for 'Oscar-worthy' Hurricane Florence broadcast
Author: 0 Reporter mocked for 'Oscar-worthy' Hurricane Florence broadcast

The 61-year-old, who has been reporting for the Weather Channel for 25 years, is seen "bracing for his life" digging his feet deep into the grass to prevent himself from blowing away. The clip reportedly went viral on Twitter , with tweets accusing Seidel of exaggerating for dramatic effect. Some will no doubt call it little more than fearmongering on the part of The Weather Channel but if visuals like this are enough to convince people to evacuate, so be it.

World News Trump says ‘hard’ to imagine Kavanaugh did wrong
Author: 0 Trump says ‘hard’ to imagine Kavanaugh did wrong

Grassley set a public hearing for next Monday at which Kavanuagh and Ford were invited to testify. Grassley didn't say whether Thursday's committee vote will go forward. If Ford declines to appear at the scheduled Judiciary Committee hearing next Monday, there is no guarantee Republicans will agree to delay the scheduled confirmation vote again.

World News Elizabeth Smart on journey from shame to fighting for change
Author: 0 Elizabeth Smart on journey from shame to fighting for change

However, the board later determined they would be required to give Barzee credit for time served in the federal system. She was convicted on both state and federal crimes and was transferred to the Utah state prison in April 2016 after finishing a federal sentence in Texas.

World News Southern California surgeon and accomplice charged with drugging, raping women
Author: 0 Southern California surgeon and accomplice charged with drugging, raping women

A doctor who appeared on Bravo reality show Online Dating Rituals of the American Male has been accused of teaming up with a woman believed to be his girlfriend, to drug, sexually assault and rape women. However, police are investigating whether he assaulted his patients. Robicheaux is also accused of possessing two illegal, unregistered assault rifles, four other firearms and several large-capacity magazines.

World News Cabinet Approves Triple Talaq Ordinance, Even as Bill Stuck in RS
Author: 0 Cabinet Approves Triple Talaq Ordinance, Even as Bill Stuck in RS

Reacting to the move, the Congress said that the Modi government is trying to gain political mileage through the issue. Prasad said a provision has been added to allow the magistrate to grant bail "after hearing the wife". Under the amended law, the FIR can only be lodged by the victim, her blood relations and those who have become her relatives by virtue of her marriage.

World News Trump says FBI should not probe allegations against top court pick
Author: 0 Trump says FBI should not probe allegations against top court pick

Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, said on radio's "Hugh Hewitt Show" said that he'd not yet received confirmation from Ford that she would appear at the hearing, despite several attempts to reach her camp. "Many of us are survivors ourselves". Blasey Ford anxious that coming forward with the allegations against Kavanaugh would lead to personal attacks against her, which have already begun.

World News Super Typhoon Mangkhut's Chaos in 13 Dramatic Pictures
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In Hong Kong , which was hit hard over the weekend, videos on social media showed apartments swaying in the wind, scaffolding crashing to the ground and commercial buildings with windows shattered. Flooding worries increased in West Virginia and Virginia, where roads were closed and power outages were on the rise. Meanwhile, Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda on Monday offered his sincerest condolences to the families of the victims of Typhoon Ompong and expressed his ...

Author: 0 Woman Accusing Judge Kavanaugh of Sexual Assault Wants FBI Probe

Democrats are calling for a full FBI investigation of the allegation before a hearing, saying Monday is too soon. The FBI said in statement on Monday night that last Wednesday it received a letter dated from July concerning the allegation, and forwarded it to the White House counsel.

World News North Korea's Kim agrees to 'dismantle' key missile test sites
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim agrees to 'dismantle' key missile test sites

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in kicked off their third meeting of the year on Tuesday in Pyongyang, where cheering crowds greeted the leaders as they traveled through the capital. The question is whether it will be enough for U.S. President Donald Trump to pick up where Moon has left off. In previous, failed talks, North Korea has said it could consider giving up its nuclear program if the United States provided security guarantees by removing ...

World News Kavanaugh, accuser say they're ready to testify -- but how?
Author: 0 Kavanaugh, accuser say they're ready to testify -- but how?

Johnson said in a Monday interview on WTMJ radio in Milwaukee that "this woman is willing to come forward and tell her story and we should listen to her". The official said the White House wants to avoid a public hearing on the allegations - a risky drama that could build sympathy for the accuser - but is willing to accept a confidential inquiry.

World News Texas Border Patrol agent suspect in serial murder case
Author: 0 Texas Border Patrol agent suspect in serial murder case

Martin Cuellar, sheriff of Webb county, said: "We consider this man to be a serial killer who was preying on one victim after another". He was jailed on US$2.5 million bond. Here, the story becomes downright shocking, as police say Ortiz confessed not only to assaulting Pena and committing four murders - but also to killing two of his victims after Pena escaped from his truck.