• GOP senators expect to see Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Kavanaugh today

    GOP senators expect to see Federal Bureau of Investigation report on Kavanaugh today

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    I don't know. I don't know. In the statement, a man who says he is Ford's former boyfriend says he saw Ford, a psychology professor, coach a friend on how to be less nervous during a polygraph examination. Trump's critical legislation, such as repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, she has voted in line with Republican judicial nominees almost 99 percent of the time .
  • Meghan Markle delighted when fan praises her mom Doria Ragland

    Meghan Markle delighted when fan praises her mom Doria Ragland

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    In Chichester they spent half an hour walking up and down West Street shaking hands and speaking to well-wishers. Standing loud, proud and excited to meet Prince Harry and Meghan were young members of the Prebendal School, who chatted and shook hands with the couple when their turn arose.
  • British PM Theresa May kicks off keynote speech with ABBA's 'Dancing Queen'

    British PM Theresa May kicks off keynote speech with ABBA's 'Dancing Queen'

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    The Prime Minister opted for a more lively entrance as she danced her way onto stage at the Tory Party conference . May as she walked out on stage today dancing to ABBA . Someone else commented: "WHAT THE HELL JUST HAPPENED?!?!?!" She said: 'You do have to excuse me if I do cough during the speech. But what has undoubtedly gathered the most attention of late is her dance moves.
  • Democrats suggest evidence of inappropriate behavior in Kavanaugh's prior background checks

    Democrats suggest evidence of inappropriate behavior in Kavanaugh's prior background checks

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    Trump's mockery of Ford at a campaign rally on Tuesday night intensified political pressure on senators Jeff Flake of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME as they consider how they will vote on Kavanaugh. "So President Trump went through a factual rendition that I didn't particularly like and I would tell him "knock it off". White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders sidestepped questions about President Trump's mockery of Christine Blasey Ford as key ...
  • Boris Johnson turns up heat on PM at Conservative meeting

    Boris Johnson turns up heat on PM at Conservative meeting

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    It was a warm welcome for a leader whose fragile position at the helm of her party has come under further pressure after the European Union rejected parts of her so-called Chequers plan and critics stepped up calls for her to ditch her strategy on Brexit , Britain's most far-reaching policy shift for more than 40 years.
  • State Department changes visa rules for same-sex partners of foreign diplomats

    State Department changes visa rules for same-sex partners of foreign diplomats

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    The US Supreme Court in 2015 ruled that the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, and internal State Department guidelines have changed to reflect that, officials said . The US mission to the United Nations said the new requirement standardises its worldwide visa practices , following the 2015 Supreme Court decision legalising same-sex marriage.
  • Donald Trump Mocks Christine Blasey Ford at Rally in Mississippi

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    Speaking to a packed hall in Mississippi, Trump also openly mocked Christine Blasey Ford , Kavanaugh's accuser, remarking on her difficulty remembering aspects of the alleged attack 36 years ago when the two were in high school. "And a man's life is in tatters". President Trump then took a veiled swipe at allegations leveled by Julie Swetnick, who accused Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge of being present at house parties while women were ganged raped in the 1980s.
  • The White House keeps editing its transcripts in curious ways

    The White House keeps editing its transcripts in curious ways

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    While the microphone was being passed to Vega, Trump mockingly said Vega was "shocked" that he had called on her. "She's shocked that I picked her", laughed Trump after picking Vega to ask a question . 'I know you're not thinking - you never do '. Trump said. "I don't mind answering the question". Mr Trump also said it was "very unfair" to discuss Mr Kavanaugh's teenage habits, saying there have been "no bad reports" about him for a quarter century.
  • Trump ‘participated in outright fraud and dubious tax schemes in 1990s’

    Trump ‘participated in outright fraud and dubious tax schemes in 1990s’

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    During his presidential campaign, Trump promoted himself as a self-made real estate mogul who started out with only a "very small " loan from his father. The value of the properties in tax returns totalled $41.4 million, vastly less than the Times says they were worth. "The affairs were handled by other Trump family members who were not experts themselves and therefore relied entirely upon the aforementioned licensed professionals to ensure full compliance with the law".
  • McConnell doubles down on vow to vote on Kavanaugh 'this week'

    McConnell doubles down on vow to vote on Kavanaugh 'this week'

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    Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer outlined a series of requests on Tuesday that are at odds with McConnell's proposed plan, including that the report be made public. Flake and Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were instrumental last week in holding up Kavanaugh's confirmation vote. "The FBI needs to be allowed to pursue all reasonable investigatory steps from the credible allegations in front of the committee", he said.
  • British ministers’ phone numbers leaked in app flaw

    British ministers’ phone numbers leaked in app flaw

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    The Conservative Party has scrambled to lock down a function on the app which allowed anyone to log in as an MP or a speaker by inputting their email addresses. This is a serious security breach and no laughing matter. Was it an unforced error the party could do without, and a bumpy start to what was already likely to be a bumpy conference? Yes.