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A hurricane warning is in effect from the Alabama-Florida border to the Suwannee River. The storm, moving northward at 12 mph, was about 255 miles south of Panama City, Florida, according to a 8 p.m. In Florida, state offices, schools and universities were set to close on Tuesday through the end of the week in panhandle counties. "Don't take a chance", he said.
  • Interpol Says Chinese Chief Meng Hongwei Has Resigned

    Interpol Says Chinese Chief Meng Hongwei Has Resigned

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    A brief statement from the Chinese anti-graft body said: "Public Security Ministry Vice Minister Meng Hongwei is now under investigation by the National Supervisory Commission for suspected violations of law". Mrs. Meng declined to speculate on her husband's whereabouts. Early this year, China officially established the NSC, a new all-powerful anti-corruption agency that was written into the Chinese Constitution.
  • Final Kavanaugh Vote Set for Saturday Afternoon

    Final Kavanaugh Vote Set for Saturday Afternoon

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    Murkowski told reporters she chose to oppose the procedural measure as she walked to the Senate chamber minutes before the vote. The other, Sen. Kavanaugh's nomination has been slowed by an allegation of sexual assault and accusations of sexually inappropriate behavior, allegations he has vehemently denied.
  • Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to the Supreme Court of the U.S.

    Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed to the Supreme Court of the U.S.

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    Circuit Court of Appeals. Hundreds of demonstrators protested on Capitol Hill, chanting "vote them out" and "November is coming". The Senate proceeded with the vote, but Pence repeatedly called for order to be restored in the gallery. The dramatic Senate floor announcement by perhaps the chamber's most moderate Republican ended most of the suspense over a tortuous, election-season battle that had left Kavanaugh's fate in doubt for almost a month after the first accusation against him.
  • Laquan McDonald: Chicago officer convicted of killing teen

    Laquan McDonald: Chicago officer convicted of killing teen

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    The city had been on edge in advance of the verdict, since the case had already caused political upheaval and months of earlier protests. Before he got there, McDonald had reportedly swung his knife at one witness, who had called 911. That's the criteria for second-degree murder. "I thought the officers were under attack", Van Dyke said . "The people's cup has run over with these police violations of people's rights", he said.
  • Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court justice

    Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court justice

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    The nomination is then sent to the Senate Judiciary Committee for consideration and they hold hearings on the nominee. Trump said on Saturday he was "100 percent" certain that Ford named the wrong person when she accused Kavanaugh. As demonstrators clapped in unison and chanted "November is coming" and "Vote them Out!" Mr Kavanaugh had been embroiled in a bitter battle to stave off allegations of sexual assault.
  • India, Russia sign $5.43 billion S-400 missile deal

    India, Russia sign $5.43 billion S-400 missile deal

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    Putin, who was received by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on his arrival, went straight to Modi's official Lok Kalyan Marg residence where the two leaders had a one-on-one meeting. The US is now India´s second biggest arms supplier. "The missile deal worth over five billion USA dollars has been signed between India and Russian Federation".
  • S-400 and More: What to Expect from the Russian-Indian Summit?

    S-400 and More: What to Expect from the Russian-Indian Summit?

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    During his visit to New Delhi a year ago, Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov had publicly called on India to join China's Belt and Road initiative and hoped that New Delhi will find a way out to benefit from the mega connectivity project without sacrificing its position on the issues flagged by it.
  • Theresa May: Britain to stop favouring European Union workers after Brexit

    Theresa May: Britain to stop favouring European Union workers after Brexit

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    She told the Conservative Party conference on Wednesday that next year, after Britain leaves the European Union in March, "we will set out our approach for the future", with spending on public services going up. She urged all sections of her divided party to "come together" behind her negotiating stance after days of criticism of her Chequers blueprint for Brexit .
  • 'A Scary Time for Young Men.' President Trump Decries Sexual Assault Allegations

    'A Scary Time for Young Men.' President Trump Decries Sexual Assault Allegations

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    Trump said he will talk "later" this week with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, but expressed trepidation that meeting him before the Kavanaugh nomination is settled could interrupt the process. "It doesn't necessarily have to be a woman", Trump said. But he has also stood firmly behind Kavanaugh, praising the judge's own testimony in which he denied the assault allegations.
  • Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford, says 'I've had so many false accusations'

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    Michael R. Bromwich, a lawyer for Blasey Ford, called Trump's comments a "vicious, vile and soulless attack" on her. It's common for sexual assault victims to remember the attack in great detail, but experience other memory gaps. In June, Trump cancelled a White House celebration of the Eagles' Super Bowl win after it became apparent many players wouldn't attend. Trump praised Blackburn as a "true fighter" for the state, telling the crowd, "She's all about Tennessee values".
  • US Halts Visas for Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

    US Halts Visas for Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

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    Foreign Policy magazine , which first reported the story, estimated that there are at least 10 current United Nations employees who would need to get married in order to get their partners' visas renewed. David Stacy, government affairs director for the Human Rights Council, which advocates for gay rights, said the State Department decision was "unnecessary, mean-spirited and unacceptable".