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Barbara Bush ties the knot in Maine

Barbara Bush ties the knot in Maine

The bride is the daughter of former President George W. Bush and the granddaughter of former President George H.W. Bush . In another photo, Bush Hager held onto her sister in a loving embrace. The bride's aunt, Dorothy Bush Koch, officiated the ceremony. "I just told her and everybody how much she means to me". The couple - who were set up by friends on a blind date last November - was very discreet during their brief romance, having never even been photographed together at events. Read More

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Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed, Possibly Most Conservative Supreme Court Since 1934

Brett Kavanaugh Confirmed, Possibly Most Conservative Supreme Court Since 1934

Earlier today, protesters seated in the gallery also repeatedly interrupted the Senate confirmation vote. Bush had several conversations with Republican Senators Susan Collins , Jeff Flake , and Lisa Murkowski , as well as Democratic Senator Joe Manchin , who were key votes in the process to confirm President Trump's nominee, according to The Washington Post . Read More

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Trump decries 'terrible pain' of Brett Kavanaugh, family

Trump decries 'terrible pain' of Brett Kavanaugh, family

With the partisan divide becoming more glaring on every issue with each passing election, Republicans feel their voters now increasinly view Democrats as opportunists who wanted to milk the Christine Blasey Ford testimony - especially after the way they whined despite the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe finding no corroborating evidence of Ford's claims against Kavanaugh from their high school years more than three decades ago. Read More

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Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit

Kim, Pompeo agree to 2nd US-North Korea summit

The sides particularly "discussed the upcoming second summit between President [Donald] Trump and Chairman Kim [Jong-un] and refined options for the location and date of that next summit", the statement added. "The mission is to make sure that we understand what each side is truly trying to achieve", Pompeo said Friday en route to Japan , his first stop on his swing through East Asia. Read More

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Interpol asks China for information on its missing president

Interpol asks China for information on its missing president

An unnamed French judicial official was quoted saying in the report that Meng did arrive in China at the last of September but there had been no news of him since then. He heads the organisation's Executive Committee, which provides overall guidance and direction. He earlier served as the vice-minister of public security in China as well as the vice-chairman of the National Narcotics Control Commission and director of the National Counter-Terrorism Office for China, according to the ... Read More

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Pompeo to travel to N.Korea, meet Kim

Pompeo to travel to N.Korea, meet Kim

Pompeo and Kim will also likely discuss a second summit between Kim and President Trump, which the White House said was in the works earlier last month. On Saturday, Trump lavished praise on Kim - considered by human rights groups to be one of the world's most repressive leaders - and said they had fallen "in love" after an exchange of letters. Read More

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Melania Trump’s white hat in Africa lands her in ‘colonial’ controversy

Her husband on Thursday tweeted: "Our country's great First Lady, Melania, is doing really well in Africa". 'I don't always agree what he tweets, ' she said in a rare, unscripted interaction with reporters. It didn't take long for the typically reserved US first lady to dive fully into the moment. "Nobody discussed that with me, and I never heard him saying those comments, and that was anonymous source and I will leave that at that", she said. Read More

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US Senate heads to final vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

US Senate heads to final vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

Demonstrators from Washington-area law schools march at the Capitol to protest against the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in Washington, D.C., October 6, 2018. Kavanaugh's candidacy has stirred a furious political debate and whipped up protests and recriminations and a clash between the mostly male power structure of the Republican Party and the emerging influence of the #MeToo movement which has become an important force in liberal politics. Read More

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Key Senators Undecided As Senate Poised To Vote On Kavanaugh

Key Senators Undecided As Senate Poised To Vote On Kavanaugh

With the political world holding its breath, Collins spoke of a lack of "corroborating evidence" to back up Ford's claims that Kavanaugh was the man who assaulted her more than three decades ago. "I had to deal with the facts I had in front of me", he said on CNN . Democrats belittled the bureau's findings, saying agents constrained by the White House hadn't reached out to numerous other people with potentially important information. Read More

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India deports 7 Rohingya as SC refuses to intervene

India deports 7 Rohingya as SC refuses to intervene

CJI Gogoi observed that according to the affidavit submitted by the GOI, the seven individuals in question were found to be illegal immigrants as well as convicts under the Foreigners Act. This is for the first time Rohingya immigrants were sent back to Myanmar from India. "These are not illegal immigrants but refugees who have migrated due to genocide in their country". Read More

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Trump has sharp words for ABC’s Vega, CNN’s Collins

Trump has sharp words for ABC’s Vega, CNN’s Collins

While the microphone was being passed to Vega, Trump mockingly said Vega was "shocked" that he had called on her. The president said that Vega wasn't thinking and that " you never do ". The reporter then says, "I'm sorry?" to which he answers, "No, go ahead. You never do ", he said. "I think it's the - to me, it's the most exciting thing you can talk about". Read More

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Theresa May Beats Back Her Critics Over Brexit

Theresa May Beats Back Her Critics Over Brexit

She added: "For too long people have felt they have been ignored on immigration and that politicians have not taken their concerns seriously enough". 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. Read More

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You wouldn’t last two weeks without us, Donald Trump tells Saudi king

You wouldn’t last two weeks without us, Donald Trump tells Saudi king

You have to pay for your military, ' Trump said. Oil prices have risen in recent weeks ahead of United States sanctions on Iran - set to be imposed early next month. Since the group's September meeting in Algiers, Brent crude has jumped US$6 to about US$85 a barrel, a four-year high. Oil prices remain firm on Iran sanctions, with both West Texas Intermediate crude oil , the USA benchmark, and Brent crude, the global benchmark, trading at multiyear highs. Read More

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Indonesia Weighs Foreign Aid Offers; Resists Declaring National Disaster in C. Sulawesi

Indonesia Weighs Foreign Aid Offers; Resists Declaring National Disaster in C. Sulawesi

Emergency crews are still trying to find victims of an natural disaster and tsunami that struck Indonesia's island of Sulawesi, killing at least 1,200 people, according to local media citing government officials. This is an increase of 12 people since Sunday, however, the areas of Donggala, Sigi and Parigi Moutong have yet to be fully assessed. The toll of 832 is expected to rise as areas inaccessible since the disaster are reached. Read More

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Kavanaugh Refuses to Call For FBI Investigation As Senators Grow Emotional

Kavanaugh Refuses to Call For FBI Investigation As Senators Grow Emotional

Kavanaugh's nomination had appeared back on track earlier Friday when he cleared a key hurdle at the Senate Judiciary Committee. A successful committee vote is not essential to send a nomination to the floor. She showed no hesitancy in affirming the crucial question about the alleged incident, telling senators her certainty that Mr Kavanaugh was her attacker was "100%". Read More

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Kavanaugh accuser Ramirez contacted by FBI: lawyer

Kavanaugh accuser Ramirez contacted by FBI: lawyer

In a statement released by the White House on Friday, Kavanaugh said he was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation throughout the selection process and participated in several background calls with the Senate. Deborah Ramirez accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct while they were in college and she had been seeking an FBI investigation. Listening to Kavanaugh was just as hard as listening to Ford, Mendler said, but the experiences of hearing the two speak, at times in tears ... Read More

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US sanctions Venezuela officials, Trump slams Maduro

US sanctions Venezuela officials, Trump slams Maduro

Meanwhile, Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said the situation in Venezuela "is one of our foreign policy priorities", and Ottawa is urging action to help with the growing refugee crisis and its impact on neighboring Colombia. Further, the United States calls on the Maduro regime to immediately allow worldwide aid, including food and medicine, to reach Venezuela at a sufficient scale to meet growing humanitarian needs. Read More

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No Lives Lost in Boeing 737’s Micronesia Lagoon Landing

No Lives Lost in Boeing 737’s Micronesia Lagoon Landing

Air Niugini is Papua New Guinea's national airline. "We don't really know what happened. people were rescued by boats - 36 passengers and 11 crew were all rescued, only the plane is sinking right now", he said. The flight was landing. The accident took place at the Chuuk global airport on the Weno island of the South Pacific nation of Micronesia. A cargo plane belonging to Air Niugini went off a runway at Madang Airport in 2013, but there were no casualties. Read More

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