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A witness named by local media as Bill Waterson said the limousine was carrying a party on their way to a wedding reception, although this was not confirmed by police. A few have left bouquets of flowers wrapped in colored cellophane at the edge of the ditch, others make the sign of the cross and say a prayer. Before the limousine crashed, on the way to a birthday party , one of the victims, Erin McGowan, texted a friend that the limousine was in bad condition and appeared to have motor ...
  • Magnitude 5.9 natural disaster hits Haiti, at least 11 dead

    Magnitude 5.9 natural disaster hits Haiti, at least 11 dead

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    Authorities said at least 12 people died and 188 were injured. A 5.9-magnitude quake struck northwest Haiti Saturday, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 130. The tremor was felt in the capital Port-de-Prince, sparking emotion among residents still shell-shocked from the massive 2010 quake that left at least 200,000 people dead and 300,000 more wounded.
  • Can Brett Kavanaugh be impeached from the Supreme Court?

    Can Brett Kavanaugh be impeached from the Supreme Court?

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    Democrats railed against the nomination in Senate floor speeches Friday night and Saturday morning, and protests opposing Kavanaugh are expected throughout the day on Saturday. While she was among a handful of Republicans who helped sink Trump's quest to obliterate President Barack Obama's health care law previous year, this time she proved instrumental in delivering a triumph to Trump.
  • Victory for Trump in Supreme Court battle

    Victory for Trump in Supreme Court battle

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    President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans latched onto protest scenes as an issue in the wake of the fight over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation, using the word "mob" early and often on Saturday. It drew the line under a bruising nomination process defined by harrowing testimony from a woman who says Kavanaugh tried to rape her when they were teenagers - and by his fiery rebuttal.
  • Legal Analyst Irv Miller: Van Dyke Verdict Is Right

    Legal Analyst Irv Miller: Van Dyke Verdict Is Right

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    The jury has reached a verdict in the murder trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke , who is charged with killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014. After deliberating for four hours on Thursday they had spent the night sequestered in a hotel with no access to media. The Judge Vincent Gaughan scolded the officer for failing to notify anyone and arriving late.
  • Atiku Abubakar Wins PDP Primary Election With 1532 Votes

    Atiku Abubakar Wins PDP Primary Election With 1532 Votes

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    Concise News had reported earlier that the former Vice President emerged victor of the party's presidential primary with 1,532 votes while his closest contender, Aminu Tambuwal, polled 693 votes. Political parties had until Sunday to select their candidates. The handling of the economy has already emerged as a major issue at the start of the election cycle in Africa's top oil producer, which also plays a key role in regional wars against Islamist insurgents.
  • GOP poised to elevate Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

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    President, I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh". The vote tally is 51-49, while the fate of full confirmation, which could be as early as Saturday, remains unclear. Supreme Court by the end of the weekend. Ms Murkowski of Alaska , a state that also voted pro-Trump in 2016, has been undecided on Judge Kavanaugh throughout the hearings.
  • Possible hurricane, now a tropical depression, could impact Gulf Coast by midweek

    Possible hurricane, now a tropical depression, could impact Gulf Coast by midweek

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    Michael is now about 90 miles south of Cozumel, Mexico. In a news conference Sunday evening in Tallahassee, Florida Gov. Rick Scott warned that the storm could have far-reaching effects, regardless of where it lands. Packing winds of 50 mph, the storm was about 130 miles southeast of Cozumel, Mexico, on Sunday afternoon, crawling to the north-northeast at 3 mph.
  • Kavanaugh protesters paid by billionaire Soros

    Kavanaugh protesters paid by billionaire Soros

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    President Trump accused billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros of planting two women in an elevator with Republican Sen. "Also, look at all of the professionally made identical signs". Hundreds more demonstrated outside the Supreme Court and inside the Senate Hart Office Building on Thursday. Among the women who have shared their stories of surviving sexual assault were two who accosted Sen.
  • China says Pence's allegations of meddling created 'out of thin air'

    China says Pence's allegations of meddling created 'out of thin air'

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    Pence is accusing China of using trade, diplomatic overtures and military expansion to spread its influence around the world, including in the Western Hemisphere, and to work against USA interests. In March, President Donald Trump rolled out tariffs on imported steel and aluminum and initially exempted some allies but then in late May lifted the exemption for Canada and Mexico.
  • Demonstrators Gather in Washington, Elsewhere to Oppose Kavanaugh Nomination

    Demonstrators Gather in Washington, Elsewhere to Oppose Kavanaugh Nomination

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    The Republican Party may have achieved a conservative majority on the Supreme Court for a decade, but in the process it may have alienated women and independent voters for a decade. These decisions are consequential. "The Kavanaugh issue has nearly acted as a centrifuge to separate red and blue elements of the electorate even more ", David Wasserman, House editor of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report, told the Washington Post.