• Hundreds dead in tsunami-hit Sulawesi

    Hundreds dead in tsunami-hit Sulawesi

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    The Head of the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB), Willem Rampangilei, told reporters in Sulawesi late on Saturday rescuers were struggling in their hunt for more victims as the death toll in Palu had reached 420. It lies on the Pacific "Ring of Fire", where tectonic plates collide and numerous world's volcanic eruptions and earthquakes occur. "Canada is deeply saddened by the loss of life and bad destruction wrought by the powerful quake and tsunami that hit Indonesia ...
  • Pakistan glorifies killers, India cant pursue talks: Sushma Swaraj at UNGA

    Pakistan glorifies killers, India cant pursue talks: Sushma Swaraj at UNGA

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    Many Indian governments under different parties tried to hold talks and pursue a peace process, but "if they stopped, it was only because of Pakistan's behaviour", she said. "We are a self-respecting nation and we know how to protect our interests, country and viewpoints". # Sushma Swaraj at UNGA: At the heart of Prime Minister Modi's transformative vision is a radical idea: that the uplift of any nation is best achieved through the all-around empowerment of women.
  • Tropical depression Kirk expected to degenerate

    Tropical depression Kirk expected to degenerate

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    Mr. Porter said that the storm should lessen from a tropical depression to a tropical wave by the time it impacts Cayman, and he expects it to pass over Jamaica on Monday. Rosa had maximum sustained winds of 125 mph (205 kph) and was located about 570 miles (915 kilometers) southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula.
  • A new allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

    A new allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

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    She says she was the victims of one of these "train rapes" where Mr Judge and Mr Kavanaugh "were present " - and that other witnesses can verify what happened. Michael Avenatti , a NY attorney and prospective Democratic Presidential candidate, released the name of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's third accuser.
  • President Trump calls Kavanaugh testimony 'riveting'

    President Trump calls Kavanaugh testimony 'riveting'

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    Kavanaugh has steadfastly denied all the allegations. The viewers watched the proceedings with a critical eye. Dianne Feinstein , the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee , requested to delay Kavanaugh's confirmation vote because of allegations against him from a then-anonymous woman.
  • Senate Democrats: Hold Your Own Kavanaugh Hearing

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    Swetnick said she was a victim of one of those incidents in the early 1980s and that Kavanaugh and Judge had been present, though she did not say whether they had sex with her. Kavanaugh strongly denied the latest allegations against him. "I also witnessed Brett Kavanaugh behave as a " mean drunk " on many occasions at these parties", Swetnick said.
  • Trump defends Kavanaugh nomination, may delay Rosenstein meeting

    Trump defends Kavanaugh nomination, may delay Rosenstein meeting

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    Rosenstein, who has overseen the Russian Federation investigation ever since Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself, soon after appointed Robert Mueller as special counsel to prosecute the case. "I think he may have some confidence that history will be kinder to him than politicians are". Rosenstein reportedly also suggested invoking the 25th Amendment to remove the president from office a year ago.
  • Anti-Kavanaugh protests lead to arrests at the Capitol

    Anti-Kavanaugh protests lead to arrests at the Capitol

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    A hearing for senators, he insisted, would not replace the need for a law enforcement inquiry into her claim that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at a college party. Brett Kavanaugh's supporters are getting desperate. Second year law student Dianne Lake, one of the organizers of Monday's planned sit-in said she has no direct knowledge of the allegations against the two professors, but she said the story speaks to what she calls an "abusive" and "elitist" culture around clerkship hiring ...
  • SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

    SC declares Aadhaar as Constitutionally valid

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    Government to ensure that illegal migrants are not issued Aadhaar to get benefits of social welfare schemes. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra is all set to pronounce its judgment on Aadhaar's constitutional validity on Wednesday morning.
  • Why Trump's Trade War Is A Blessing In Disguise For Chinese Leaders

    Why Trump's Trade War Is A Blessing In Disguise For Chinese Leaders

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    Trump had warned that the retaliatory duties by Beijing would ignite a fresh round of tariffs on $267 billion worth of Chinese imports, meaning that all Chinese exports to the USA could effectively be subjected to new duties. There is no sign that the us will resume negotiations, with President Donald Trump threatening further tariffs and a USA official telling farmers they they should diversify away from the Chinese market.
  • Kavanaugh confirmation vote scheduled for Friday

    Kavanaugh confirmation vote scheduled for Friday

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    Ford , a psychology professor at Palo Alto University in California, said in an interview published in the Washington Post last week that Kavanaugh attacked her and tried to remove her clothing while he was drunk at a party when he was 17 years old and she was 15.