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World News Chinese destroyer extremely close to US warship, alleges US
Author: 0 Chinese destroyer extremely close to US warship, alleges US

Overview imagery of the Fiery Cross Reef located in the South China Sea. 'The US has repeatedly sent warships into the territorial waters near Chinese reefs and islands in the South China Sea, ' it said. The presence of American ships near the Chinese-claimed archipelago off the coast of the Philippines, Malaysia and southern Vietnam is "seriously threatening China's sovereignty and security" and "seriously undermining the relations between the two countries and the two militaries", Wu ...

World News U.S. and Canada agree free trade deal
Author: 0 U.S. and Canada agree free trade deal

Trump said . With limited details on what USMCA entails, the Times reports that with the new agreement, Canada's dairy management system will ease its protections, allowing the us more access to Canada's dairy products. Congress to get the deal fast-tracked and voted on by December 1, ahead of a new incoming Mexican government. On the matter of Section 232 tariffs, Trump's trade weapon of choice, US officials told a late-night conference call with reporters that the two sides had ...

Author: 0 White House Authorizes FBI to Interview Anyone Necessary in Kavanaugh Probe

The Times also reported Sunday that a Yale University classmate of Kavanaugh has accused him of a "blatant mischaracterization" of his drinking, which the judge downplayed in the Senate hearing. P.J. Smyth, identified by Ford as being at the gathering of teenagers where the alleged assault occurred, was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and again denied knowledge of the gathering or of improper conduct by his friend Kavanaugh, Smyth's lawyers said.

Author: 0 Dairy industry fears 'death by 1,000 cuts' through new trade deal

Joining in that chorus was Ontario Premier Doug Ford, who called on Ottawa to compensate dairy farmers who were "thrown under the bus" by the federal government in the new three-country trade agreement. "It removes that uncertainty that was hanging over the sector, in terms of our access to this North American market, in terms of the rules related to our integrated North American supply chain".

Author: 0 College Friend Goes to FBI With Tales of Kavanaugh’s Violent Drunken Behavior

According to the police report from the incident, Kavanaugh instigated the altercation by throwing ice at another man "for some unknown reason"; the New York Times states that Kavanaugh and his friends - which included future National Basketball Association player Chris Dudley - were trying to determine whether the man was UB40 singer Ali Campbell .

World News Iraqi model Tara Fares is shot dead in Baghdad
Author: 0 Iraqi model Tara Fares is shot dead in Baghdad

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered Iraq's intelligence agencies and the Interior Ministry to investigate her killing . Fares lived in Erbil, the capital of the northern Iraqi region of Kurdistan, but had been moving back and forth to Baghdad .

World News Iran mocks new nuclear claims by Israel's PM
Author: 0 Iran mocks new nuclear claims by Israel's PM

Netanyahu said he began to be ed by Iranians who were speaking out against the government and embracing Israel. "No arts & craft show will ever obfuscate that Israel is only regime in our region with a *secretundeclared* nuclear weapons program - including an *actual atomic arsenal*", Zarif tweeted.

World News Trump defends Kavanaugh, derides Dems for shameful conduct and socialist shift
Author: 0 Trump defends Kavanaugh, derides Dems for shameful conduct and socialist shift

He then quickly turned his attention to the Democratic Party. But, he argues Congress can put rewrite those protections to ensure everyone gets the health care they want. Morrisey said sky-rocketing costs are symptoms of too much regulation and too little competition among insurers. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., balked at voting for confirmation without the investigation.

World News South Korea begins removing mines, expects North to do same
Author: 0 South Korea begins removing mines, expects North to do same

Panmunjom is also where the armistice that suspended the Korean War was signed, and where Kim and Moon met in person for the first time in April a year ago. relations and peace" on the Korean peninsula "to which the U.S. was also committed,", referring to North Korea by its official name, Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

World News Another Former Kavanaugh Friend Says He Lied to Senate About Alcohol Use
Author: 0 Another Former Kavanaugh Friend Says He Lied to Senate About Alcohol Use

Ford, a California university professor, detailed for the Senate Judiciary Committee her claims that Kavanaugh tried to rape her at a party in 1982 when the two were still high school teenagers. The White House did not have any immediate reaction on behalf of itself or Kavanaugh but directed CNN to comments made by Chris Dudley, a friend of Kavanaugh's and a former National Basketball Association player.

World News Trump has sharp words for ABC’s Cecilia Vega, CNN’s Kaitlan Collins
Author: 0 Trump has sharp words for ABC’s Cecilia Vega, CNN’s Kaitlan Collins

On Sept. 27, the USA president told a female reporter to "go sit down" when she tried to ask him a question after fellow male colleagues called on Trump to take questions from female reporters too. After the awkward exchange, Vega began to ask the president whether it was fair to contend he has limited the scope of the FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh .

World News I Use the Word Because of the Trade Deal With Mexico
Author: 0 I Use the Word Because of the Trade Deal With Mexico

The deal, announced on September 30, is a reworking of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement, which underpins $1.2 trillion in trade between the three countries. "It's a privilege for the European Union". "This is a situation where President Trump took away some of the concessions that were granted under the original NAFTA ", she said.

Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh 'belligerent and aggressive' after 'heavy' drinking, ex-classmate says

When asked about Judge Kavanaugh's drinking habits during a news conference on Monday, Mr Trump said he thought his answers during the hearing were "excellent". Of course, a Senate confirmation hearing is not a criminal trial, which Mitchell acknowledged. The account, the details of which have been contested by those Ford says were at the party, has been held up by Democrats as credible.

World News Calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline spiked during Kavanaugh-Ford hearing
Author: 0 Calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline spiked during Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

At Safe Horizon across NYC, the number of calls about sexual assault were up by 150 percent. Kavanaugh, a Supreme Court nominee, has denied the allegations. The hotline is confidential and connects callers to trained staff members for groups that support sexual assault victims in their area. Sharon Daugherty, the sexual assault outreach coordinator at Palm Beach County Victim Services in Florida, said 17 women had come in to undergo examinations for attacks in the past 10 days, far more ...

Author: 0 Iran launches revenge strike on 'terror HQ' in Syria

In announcing the launch, Iranian state media said the missiles targeted both " takfiri " militants - a term it often applies to the Islamic State group - and Ahvazi separatists. The United States condemned the incident and issued support for the Iranian people "against the scourge of radical terrorism". The Revolutionary Guard said the missiles travelled some 350 miles from Iran's Kermanshah province to their targets in Syria.

World News Indonesia quake and tsunami dead buried in mass grave
Author: 0 Indonesia quake and tsunami dead buried in mass grave

The country's vice president said the death toll is expected to rise into the thousands as rescue operations continue. "There are estimated to be many victims in this area". Indonesia is majority Muslim, and religious custom calls for burials soon after death, typically within one day. "I know there are many problems that need to be solved in a short time, including communications", he said.

World News What exactly will FBI probe in Kavanaugh investigation? Feinstein seeks details
Author: 0 What exactly will FBI probe in Kavanaugh investigation? Feinstein seeks details

But Trump did fire back at several specific Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee who aggressively questioned Kavanaugh over the allegations, which the nominee denies. Also excluded from the list were high school classmates who could testify that Kavanaugh was a frequent, heavy drinker in high school, contrary to his testimony in front of the committee, sources said.

Author: 0 Former Yale Classmate Now Says Kavanaugh Lied About His Drinking Problem

The White House insisted it was not "micromanaging" the new one-week review of Kavanaugh's background but some Democratic lawmakers claimed the White House was keeping investigators from interviewing certain witnesses. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Sen. His testimony followed that Ford's. Chris Coons on Friday when they left a meeting on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's nomination together, just before the Senate Judiciary Committee was set to vote.

World News 'Unethical Sham': Lindsay Graham Unleashes Fury on Democrats During Kavanaugh Hearing
Author: 0 'Unethical Sham': Lindsay Graham Unleashes Fury on Democrats During Kavanaugh Hearing

Katz and the legal team", the GOP senator said during a Sunday interview with This Week on ABC News. There's no evidence Feinstein leaked the allegation and she has said she did not. Graham said he was sorry for what happened to Swirling and that she needed to go to the authorities. "Ford's trust?" he continued. Lindsey Graham has dedicated himself to finding who he believes are the real villains uncovered during the Brett Kavanaugh hearings - the Democrats.

World News Brexit protests in Birmingham ahead of Conservative party conference
Author: 0 Brexit protests in Birmingham ahead of Conservative party conference

One Brexiteer MP who wants a new leader told Agence France-Presse the crunch time would come when the House of Commons votes on the final Brexit deal, possibly in November or December. "Clearly there has been a hit to the economy through the uncertainty the Brexit process has caused". 'Many businesses are sitting on their hands, frankly, waiting to see what the outturn of this negotiation is before confirming their investment plans, and of course that has an impact on the British economy'.

World News Macedonia vote brings back Cold War fears
Author: 0 Macedonia vote brings back Cold War fears

However, only a third of the 1.8 million-strong electorate voted. Although not legally binding, enough members of parliament have said they will abide by the vote's outcome to make it decisive. The flop will also give ammunition to nationalists in Macedonia and Greece to say the name accord has no popular mandate. Greece, whose northern region is also called Macedonia, sees the country's name as a political and territorial threat.

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