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Swetnick claims that Kavanaugh and his buddy Mark Judge spiked drinks at parties so girls "could then be "gang-raped" in a side room or bedroom by a "train" of numerous boys". Reuters was not immediately able to verify the substance of the woman's allegation. "I am innocent of this charge". But after more allegations emerged, some GOP senators have allowed that much is riding on Mr Kavanaugh's performance.
  • Rod Rosenstein Has Verbally Resigned To John Kelly

    Rod Rosenstein Has Verbally Resigned To John Kelly

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    The New York Times reported that on Monday morning, when it appeared Rosenstein was headed out the door at the Justice Department , President Donald Trump called Matt Whitaker, the chief of staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions . And while many of Trump's allies have urged caution, fearing a trap, moments ago Axios reported that Rosenstein has made a decision to preempt that step by verbally resigning to Chief of Staff John Kelly in anticipation of being fired by President Trump, ...
  • Labour Party Conference attended by regional delegates

    Labour Party Conference attended by regional delegates

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    A YouGov survey of more than 1,000 Labour members for The Observer found 86% support a referendum on the outcome of Brexit talks, against just 8% who oppose it. However, if an election was not possible, a second referendum should be on the table. "All the polling that we have seen is that the country is still pretty split down the middle".
  • Trump accuses China of election 'meddling' against him

    Trump accuses China of election 'meddling' against him

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    US President Donald Trump said he wants a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine and will release his plan within months. We are winning on every level. But Trump followed up his accusations with a series of tweets accusing China's government of paying for newspaper space in the U.S. state of Iowa to push its message.
  • More Americans believe Kavanaugh's accuser rather than him, poll finds

    More Americans believe Kavanaugh's accuser rather than him, poll finds

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    George Hartmann, a spokesman for Republicans on the Judiciary Committee , said the hearing is still going forward on Thursday as scheduled. Ford is expected to testify Thursday about her allegations that Kavanaugh held her down, tried to remove her clothes and covered her mouth at a drunken high school party in the 1980s.
  • Sen. Susan Collins Key to Kavanaugh Confirmation

    Sen. Susan Collins Key to Kavanaugh Confirmation

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    More than 30 professors cancelled classes on Monday to allow students to take part in the nationwide Walkout Monday to support the two women who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault and misconduct. Earlier on Friday, Collins said she was "appalled" by President Donald Trump's tweet in which he said that "if the attack on Dr. Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving parents".
  • Aadhaar Verdict: Section 57 struck down; mobile companies, banks can not demand Aadhaar

    Aadhaar Verdict: Section 57 struck down; mobile companies, banks can not demand Aadhaar

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    The court also held that educational institutions and bodies like the Central Board for Secondary Education (CBSE) and University Grants Commission (UGC), and schools and colleges, can not ask for Aadhaar details of potential candidates. He had some strong words for the Executive for the passage of the Aadhaar Act as a Money Bill , terming it a " fraud on the Constitution " and a subterfuge.
  • China Hikes Tariffs on US Imports, Accuses US of 'Trade Bullyism'

    China Hikes Tariffs on US Imports, Accuses US of 'Trade Bullyism'

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    But Beijing also said it was willing to restart trade negotiations with the United States if the talks are "based on mutual respect and equality", Xinhua said, citing a white paper on the dispute published by China's State Council. All diplomatic efforts ended in vain. U.S. activated tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods that have scuttled their bilateral talks. Still, the US remains open to talks, Lindsay Walters, deputy White House press secretary, said in an emailed statement.
  • Iran summons Dutch, Danish and British diplomats over attack on Ahvaz

    Iran summons Dutch, Danish and British diplomats over attack on Ahvaz

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    Deputy Governor in Khuzestan province, Ali Hosein Hoseinzadeh, said that two gunmen were killed by security forces and two others were injured, reported Al-Jazeera. At least 18 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in the 2017 attack that saw gunmen carrying Kalashnikov assault rifles and explosives storm the parliament complex where a legislative session had been in progress, starting an hours-long siege.
  • Netanyahu: Israel will continue operations in Syria against Iran

    Netanyahu: Israel will continue operations in Syria against Iran

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters that his nation will "continue to act against the entrenchment of the Iranian military in Syria " despite Russia's decision to supply Syria with the S-300 system. "It is quite clear that the missile was targeting the Israeli jet", he noted. There is no dispute that Syrian forces, either incompetently or maliciously, shot down the Russian plane using Russian-supplied missiles.