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Global News Trump says China wants to see him lose polls, triggering denial
Author: 0 Trump says China wants to see him lose polls, triggering denial

The US and China have been embroiled in a tense trade war for months. Speaking later to reporters, Trump said: "They (China) are trying to meddle in our elections". The latest tariff cut, together with the tariffs cut in July for imported consumer goods, is expected to save companies and consumers 60 billion yuan ($8.73 billion) in China this year, the State Council said.

Global News Ford Rejects One-Week Cap on FBI Kavanaugh Query
Author: 0 Ford Rejects One-Week Cap on FBI Kavanaugh Query

Her testimony - widely regarded by Republicans and Democrats as credible and honest - provided the committee with numerous data points that could be explored in a thorough FBI investigation , beginning with an interview of Judge who apparently is willing to cooperate.

Global News South Korea’s Different Take on North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea’s Different Take on North Korea

State Department, told reporters at a conference call on Friday. "So it would be wise for China to continue its engagement and be supportive of the peace process ", he said . "But we hope it will be soon", Pompeo told CBS This Morning . Trump's statement came despite satellite photographs and other evidence that have led USA intelligence agencies to conclude that North Korea continues to produce nuclear fuel and fabricate it into weapons.

Global News Allegations against high court nominee a 'con game'
Author: 0 Allegations against high court nominee a 'con game'

Kavanaugh's history as a high school and college student has become increasingly relevant to his nomination to the Supreme Court in light of accusations of sexual assault by two women, Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez . She said that Kavanaugh's declaration of "innocence" and lack of sexual inactivity in high school on Fox News is a lie. At least two notes referenced Mark Judge and "PJ", two names also associated with the allegations of sexual assault.

Global News F-35B Lightning II fighter jet crashes, pilot ejects in SC
Author: 0 F-35B Lightning II fighter jet crashes, pilot ejects in SC

The crash appears to be the first of its kind for the troubled F-35 program, marking an unfortunate moment for the most expensive plane in history. A spokesman for the sheriff's office told the newspaper that the pilot ejected safely but was being evaluated for injuries.

Global News Rachel Mitchell Goes to Washington - and It Doesn't Go Well
Author: 0 Rachel Mitchell Goes to Washington - and It Doesn't Go Well

After the hearing, Mitchell privately briefed Republican senators, saying that based on the evidence with which she was provided, she would not prosecute Kavanaugh , according to a Washington Post article. Ford's husband, Russell Ford, said he had learned details about the assault during a couple's therapy session in 2012, though she had previously mentioned the assault around the time of their marriage.

Global News Bridge and ferry connections between Sweden and Denmark closed by police
Author: 0 Bridge and ferry connections between Sweden and Denmark closed by police

A nationwide police manhunt has paralyzed Denmark after authorities briefly cut off the eastern island of Zealand, where the capital of Copenhagen sits, from the rest of the country as well as from Germany and Sweden . The Öresund Bridge was closed in the direction of Sweden at around 2pm, but traffic in the direction of Denmark was not affected. The vehicle is reportedly a rental auto, but police declined to give further details.

Global News Trump Defends Kavanaugh But Says He'll Watch Testimony Thursday
Author: 0 Trump Defends Kavanaugh But Says He'll Watch Testimony Thursday

More than a dozen women came forward during the 2016 presidential campaign, claiming they were assaulted, groped or kissed without consent by Trump. "I think Kavanaugh is more believable", Ali Talebian said . "Again the president's been clear: let them speak but let's also let Brett Kavanaugh speak and let's let him tell his side of the story before we allow allegations to determine his entire future".

Global News Powerful quakes rock Sulawesi in Indonesia, destroying homes
Author: 0 Powerful quakes rock Sulawesi in Indonesia, destroying homes

A spokesman for Indonesia's geophysics agency says a powerful natural disaster in Sulawesi caused the tsunami, which struck after the agency had lifted a tsunami warning. Indonesia, a sprawling archipelago that straddles the Pacific "Ring of Fire", is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. More than 600,000 people live in Donggala and Palu.

Author: 0 Dutch police arrest 7 men suspected of plotting major attack

The suspects were allegedly plotting to use suicide bomb vests and AK47 assault rifles, and were planning to detonate a auto bomb at another location, prosecutors said. "In a sense it is serious, but luckily it's also good news - a terrorist cell that was plotting an attack has been taken down", he said. The threat level in the country is at four out of a maximum five.

Global News Trump would 'prefer' keeping embattled top official Rosenstein
Author: 0 Trump would 'prefer' keeping embattled top official Rosenstein

Rosenstein will meet the president at the White House, but White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has left it unclear as to whether Trump has confidence in the number two man at the United States Department of Justice. If the president fires Rosenstein, he'd need to appoint a new deputy attorney general. "I've had a lot of false charges made against me", Trump said.

Global News President Trump wraps up UN General Assembly
Author: 0 President Trump wraps up UN General Assembly

Tensions between the U.S. and Iran have soared since Trump, an outspoken critic of Tehran, took office last January. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the world has reached "a pivotal moment" in global warming and risks runaway climate change if leaders don't act in the next two years.

Global News Body believed to be missing North Carolina 6-year-old recovered
Author: 0 Body believed to be missing North Carolina 6-year-old recovered

Ritch said he passed everything in his pockets off to his friend and took off running after Maddox , but having diabetic nueropathy in his feet, he was unable to catch up. He went missing over the weekend. Maddox, who is autistic and nonverbal with strangers, was with his father and another adult at the time and wearing an orange "I am the man" T-shirt when last seen.

Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh Assault Accuser Feared He Would 'Rape' Her

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and all the Judiciary Committee's Democrats called on Kavanaugh to withdraw in light of the allegations, and said if he does not, an FBI investigation is needed before any Senate confirmation vote. He also expressed frustrations with the delays in the process guided by Republicans and took a shot at attorney Michael Avenatti, who is representing the latest accuser.

Author: 0 Kavanaugh's memory of himself in school is very different than yearbook portrayal

The debate over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination has put a spotlight on his high school yearbook. Four of those men have released a statement explaining the "Renate Alumnus " references away as 'intended to allude to innocent dates or dance partners and were generally known within the community of people involved for over 35 years, ' stating that the comments were 'never controversial'.

Global News 'Love Corbyn, hate Brexit': Labour faces Brexit split
Author: 0 'Love Corbyn, hate Brexit': Labour faces Brexit split

Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet has agreed that European Union citizens should not have preferential access to work in Britain compared to people from elsewhere after Brexit, media reports said Tuesday. He said: "Hundreds of people write to me about it every week, people like Richard who says: "My wife was diagnosed with progressive multiple sclerosis 20 years ago".

Global News Trump says past accusations against him influence his thinking on Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Trump says past accusations against him influence his thinking on Kavanaugh

China's stance had the support of Russian Federation, whose foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, said Moscow believed that certain sanctions, unrelated to Pyongyang's nuclear programme, should be eased. None of the Republicans on the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee are female. "This doubt is the only thing of which I am confident about this process".

Global News Grassley snaps at staffer at Kavanaugh hearing: 'Speak plainly with me, please'
Author: 0 Grassley snaps at staffer at Kavanaugh hearing: 'Speak plainly with me, please'

The majority members have followed the bipartisan recommendation to hire as staff counsel for the committee an experienced career sex-crimes prosecutor to question the witnesses at Thursday's hearing. Bringing in Mitchell is "a transparently clumsy attempt to avoid the visual of a panel of all-male Republican Judiciary Committee members grilling a survivor about her sexual assault allegations", said Michael Polenberg, vice president of government affairs for Safe Horizons, a victims' advocacy ...

Global News Syrian official says S-300 defenses will give Israel pause
Author: 0 Syrian official says S-300 defenses will give Israel pause

Moscow claims that Tel Aviv failed to inform Russian Federation of an impending attack by Israeli fighter jets against targets in Latakia, Syria, and that the jets used the Il-20 as cover. "Unfortunately, the Russians have stated their intention to introduce very sophisticated anti-aircraft systems into Syria, give it to the Syrian army".

Global News Third Kavanaugh accuser's ex-boyfriend once accused her of domestic violence
Author: 0 Third Kavanaugh accuser's ex-boyfriend once accused her of domestic violence

Swetnick wrote. Kavanaugh, like the two other cases against him, has denied the latest accusation against him as being "ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone ". Kavanaugh is denying the new allegations. It is signed by my client, Julie Swetnick . "The committee has written a letter to (Avenatti) asking him if he can produce his client for an interview under oath", said Sen.

Author: 0 China urges U.S. to stop 'slander' after Trump's election claims

The president went on to claim that China is looking to meddle in the US midterms because of the burgeoning trade war between the two nations. Chairing the Council for the first time, Trump made no reference to suspected Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election and provided no evidence for his allegation about China, which Beijing immediately rejected during the same meeting.

Global News Trump could pull Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Trump could pull Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

ORIGINAL: Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's hearing began with senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee giving opening statements for 30 minutes. After she escaped their clutches, she said, she heard them "laughing and loudly walk down the narrow stairs, pin-balling off the walls on the way down".

Global News Michael Avenatti client Julie Swetnick is 3rd Brett Kavanaugh accuser
Author: 0 Michael Avenatti client Julie Swetnick is 3rd Brett Kavanaugh accuser

Swetnick further alleges that she fell victim and was gang raped at one of the parties in 1982 where Kavanaugh and Judge were present after being drugged, possibly with Quaaludes slipped in her drink. Swetnick said Kavanaugh's claim of "innocence" and lack of sexual activity in high school was "absolutely false and a lie". And there's no corroboration of these allegations (they'll ignore that the Committee has refused to call Mark Judge ).

Global News Head Of Australian Broadcasting Corp. Quits Amid Editorial Independence 'Firestorm'
Author: 0 Head Of Australian Broadcasting Corp. Quits Amid Editorial Independence 'Firestorm'

Mr Milne indicated on Wednesday he had no intention of quitting over the scandal, but has stepped down as chairman of the national broadcaster after a second board meeting in two days. "Like most members of parliament, I have, on occasion, raised with the ABC issues of facts in reporting, as indeed I've done with commercial media organisations", Mr Fifield told reporters in Melbourne.

Author: 0 Seal, Octopus, Kayaker Make for Riveting Footage

He was slapped clean in the face by the octopus who was wielded by the seal. Mulinder just happened to be in the direct path of a particularly messy eater. Since posting the video to his Facebook page overnight, it has been viewed more than 92,000 times . It has also provided for plenty of punny jokes.

Global News SC declares penal provision on adultery unconstitutional, strikes it down
Author: 0 SC declares penal provision on adultery unconstitutional, strikes it down

In the second such landmark ruling this month, India's Supreme Court decriminalized the 158-year-old adultery offence as it treats the " husband like the master " of a woman , " offending " her dignity. "Adultery can be ground for divorce but not criminal", Bhushan said on Twitter. The government as well as several men's rights groups have filed petitions against scrapping the marriage exception.

Author: 0 A rundown of the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

She said she has a "firm recollection of boys lined up outside rooms at many of these parties waiting for their "turn" with a girl inside the room". Kavanaugh, she says, shoved his penis into her face, telling her to "kiss it" before she pushed him off. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Georgia Democrat who sits on the House Judiciary Committee, plans to open an investigation into the background of Brett Kavanaugh if he is confirmed to the Supreme Court , Johnson told The Intercept.

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