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Chaos as protesters in the Senate gallery interrupt Kavanaugh vote

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the US Supreme Court appeared all but assured Friday after two key lawmakers who had wavered on his controv...

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Friend of Kavanaugh accuser disputes GOP polygraph controversy

Six of the witnesses involved Ford's claims, including an attorney for one of them, and four were related to Deborah Ramirez , who has asserted...

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Donald Trump 'very proud' of Senate for advancing Kavanaugh nomination

Hundreds of demonstrators were arrested, including actress Amy Schumer. Two other undecided Republicans , Jeff Flake of Arizona and Susan ...

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Christine Blasey Ford steps into spotlight to detail assault allegations

Trained interrogators will grill their subjects in private, with the threat of federal charges looming for anyone who might lie to an FBI agen...

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Christine Blasey Ford: her 'terrible secret' sets off a U.S. political firestorm

Deborah Ramirez told the New Yorker that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a dorm party when both of them were in college, and Julie Swetnic...

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Sen. Blumenthal: Delay Confirmation Vote After Kavanaugh Testimony

Both Collins and Murkowski are undecided on whether to vote for Kavanaugh. Another Republican facing re-election this November, New Hampshir...

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Kavanaugh Nomination Moves Forward As Flake Calls For FBI Investigation

When the committee's top Democrat, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins, who have not said whether they'll support Kavanaugh. The group's jud...

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Kavanaugh & Blasey Ford Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Like much of America, politicians awaited a momentous Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in which Mr Kavanaugh and chief accuser Christine Bla...

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Trump aide says sex claim against Brett Kavanaugh should be heard

Senate Judiciary ranking member Dianne Feinstein has known about the allegation for weeks and chose to keep it secret, including in her pri...

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Christine Blasey Ford's case a study in why victims stay silent

President Trump weighed in Monday on the allegation against his Supreme Court nominee, Politico reports . Moderate senators from both par...

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Much of Carolinas awash after Hurricane Florence moves in

Atlantic Beach on North Carolina's Outer Banks islands had already received 30 inches of rain, the US Geological Survey reported. As of Saturd...

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Hatch questions Kavanaugh about loyalty to Trump in Supreme Court confirmation hearing

Republican, Democrat differences. But in the three-and-a-half years that I've been chairman of the committee, every bill that has come out of th...

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What does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's primary upset mean for Democrats?

But Huffman said she and Crowley, the fourth-ranking House Democrat, were not far apart on the issues. He had been tipped as future leader of th...

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Cox, Newsom Hit Ground Running On First Day Of General Election Campaign

South Dakota: Rep. Kristi L. Noem's (R-S.D.) primary win in the heavily Republican state puts her on the road to becoming the state's first...

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Thousands Of Irish Citizens Fly Home To Vote Yes In Abortion Referendum

Anti-abortion campaigners have claimed in poster ads that repealing the 8th amendment would lead to widespread aborting of foetuses diagnosed ...

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50th match (N), Indian Premier League at Mumbai, May 16 2018

Bowling the second over of the Punjab innings to the unsafe Chris Gayle and the in-form Lokesh Rahul, Bumrah conceded only one run before being ...

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Oil prices drop further despite OPEC cuts and Iran sanctions

Clogged pipelines have hit key USA oil grades, including in west Texas WTC-WTM WTC-WTS, where the discount to US crude is near its widest in thr...

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Polls open for school budget voting

ROME - The two propositions on the ballot involve a proposed $117.9 million district budget for 2018-19, and an approximately $4.92 million en...

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Iran Nuclear Deal: Rejected By Trump, Europe Desperately Trying To Salvage It

In the wake of the US President's controversial decision, Mr Johnson told the House of Commons that Britain "has no intention of walking away"...

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Turkey and Israel expel envoys over Gaza violence

Israel has said it has the right to defend its border , and its commanders insist their methods are legally justified. The Israeli Defense F...

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Early voting begins in primary runoff elections

Idaho voters are set to pick their Republican gubernatorial nominee, while heavily Republican Nebraska and Democratic-leaning OR are also ho...

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USA opens new Embassy in Jerusalem as dozens killed in Gaza clashes

The BBC reports that Palestinians hurled stones and incendiary devices, while the Israeli military used tear gas and live fire from snip...

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Vettel backs Ferrari strategy decision

This 74th career pole is a return to competitive form just when he needed it, having been outpaced over the single lap at Bahrain and China by h...

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Lieberman to Assad: 'Throw Iranians Out of Country'

The Trump administration portrayed its rejection of that agreement as a response, in part, to Tehran's interventions in the Middle East, underpi...

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Trump warns Iran against resuming nuclear program

He threatens "severe consequences" if Iran restarts its nuclear programme and calls instead for regime change. On Thursday, the Iranian govern...

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US To Help North Korea Upon Nuclear Surrender - Pompeo

Two lifted their arms above head with and made "V for victory" signs. Trump said that he looks forward to seeing Lee in Singapore soon. "The...

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The US is out of the Iran deal. What now?

He described the existing accord as an "embarrassment" to the United States that did nothing to contain Iran's nuclear ambitions. They don't w...

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PM Modi leaves for home after wrapping up two-day Nepal visit

Inaugurating the bus service, the PM said, "Ramayan circuit will boost tourism". He extended his gratitude toward Nepal's government for the...

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Karnataka: India state votes in bitterly contested poll

Election campaigning didn't feel any different. Naidu is also an outgoing legislator of the ruling party from the same constituency he is cont...

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Israel destroys Iranian infrastructure in Syria in largest operation since 1974

The attack on the Golan Heights - an Israeli occupied region of Syria - is the first time Iran has hit Israel from Syria . The sc...

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Haspel 'was not forthcoming' during confirmation hearing, Angus King says

A Senate committee is holding a hearing on Haspel's nomination, and Virginia Democrat Mark Warner asked whether she'd carry out any order fr...

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Lebanon election big victory for nation, political factions: Iran

If official results expected in the afternoon confirm Hezbollah's own estimates, the movement which Iran is essentially using for external o...

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Trump Says GOP Had 'great Night' In Primaries

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's team tweeted a jab at Senate candidate Don Blankenship Tuesday night after he lost the West Virg...

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WV and Cabell voter turnout increases for midterm election

The Democratic primary is open, therefore anyone - even Republicans - can cast their vote on those ballots as long as they haven't voted in the ...

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Eric Schneiderman Resigns Hours After Four Women Accuse Him of Violence

But because attorney general is too important a position to be filled based on politics, Democrats would be making a big error to base their dec...

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