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Trump on Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general' Trump on Sessions: 'I don't have an attorney general'
- September 20, 2018

Mr Trump also told Hill.TV that he was "not happy" on immigration and other issues, and said Mr Sessions had performed " very poorly " during the nomination process for the post of attorney general. "A lot of people have asked me to do that", he continued. In August, Trump told Fox News that Sessions has allowed Democrats to control the Justice Department and get away with " subversion " of his administration. (more...)
'We will be 100 percent' with storm victims
- September 20, 2018

He says, "There will be nothing left undone". In a video posted on social media the day before his trip to the region, Trump praised first responders, offered prayers for victims and declared the storm "one of the wettest we've ever seen from the standpoint of water ". (more...)
Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh says incident described by accuser Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh says incident described by accuser "completely false"
- September 20, 2018

Kavanaugh said in a statement distributed by the White House on Monday that he wanted to "refute this false allegation , from 36 years ago, and defend my integrity". It's a politically and constitutionally messy question, but it's a path we could be heading down if Republicans pause or scrap Kavanaugh's nomination and Democrats win back the Senate in a few months. (more...)
There’s a GoFundMe raising $100K to keep Christine Blasey Ford safe There’s a GoFundMe raising $100K to keep Christine Blasey Ford safe
- September 19, 2018

Fellow Republican Susan Collins of ME said on Wednesday that she hopes Prof Ford "will reconsider and testify" on Monday. According to Ms Blasey Ford's lawyer, she will not appear in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. (more...)
Trade talks with Canada to resume Trade talks with Canada to resume
- September 19, 2018

Wednesday's talks are not expected to include Mexican negotiators, however, as the USA and Canada continue to work through their sticking points. Trump has repeatedly criticized Canada's dairy policy, and repeated this complaint on Tuesday afternoon. (more...)
Trump Orders DOJ To Declassify Multiple Russia Documents
- September 19, 2018

Democrats criticized the effort, saying the GOP lawmakers were trying to discredit the Justice Department in an effort to protect Trump from Mueller's investigation. "The applications routinely will contain critically sensitive details about the methods and means by which intelligence investigations gather information, including the identities of sources who may well be endangered if their identity becomes public and who certainly will be dis-incentivized from future cooperation as well", ... (more...)
12 infant corpses staffed in boxes at Pumwani hospital 12 infant corpses staffed in boxes at Pumwani hospital
- September 19, 2018

One box contained one body, another six and another five. The Cabinet meeting went on for about twenty minutes and was recorded live on Facebook. He said he had received a video showing the hospital's staff ferrying infant bodies in boxes from the wards. (more...)
Woman dies after stabbing in Dundalk Woman dies after stabbing in Dundalk
- September 19, 2018

A male in his 50s has been arrested in connection with this investigation and is now detained under Section 4 at Dundalk Garda Station. The incident happened at an apartment on Linenhall Street in Dundalk at about 14:45 local time on Tuesday. (more...)
Active shooter reported at Wisconsin office building Active shooter reported at Wisconsin office building
- September 19, 2018

A reporter from Madison.com counted at least 40 police cars and ambulances outside the building, which has been cordoned off. She didn't have any other information. Multiple businesses are listed at the location. The shopping center next to the building, Greenway Station, was locked down at the direction of police, according to the center's general manager Corey Kautzky. (more...)
Kavanaugh's prep school pal: Ford's wrong, I was never at party
- September 19, 2018

Debra S. Katz, Ford's attorney, said on NBC's " Today " that Ford was ready to testify publicly to the Judiciary panel, but she did not respond Monday evening to efforts to learn whether she would appear. The campaign's creator, Heidi Feldman, tells me that she's been in touch with Ford's representatives, and that they're "very appreciative" of the assistance. (more...)
Man accused of threatening to shoot 11-year-old over Fortnite game Man accused of threatening to shoot 11-year-old over Fortnite game
- September 19, 2018

Michael Aliperti's mother became tearful as she defended her middle-aged son, who owns a local landscaping business. The child's family reported the incident to police, who increased their presence at the child's school. "Disturbing, inappropriate, not OK on every level", Daniela LoCastro said. Officials say that Aliperti messaged the boy through the Xbox messaging service, as well as through text message, and said that he may find the boy at school. (more...)
Captain Cook's missing HMS Endeavour 'discovered' off United States coast Captain Cook's missing HMS Endeavour 'discovered' off United States coast
- September 19, 2018

This year marks the 250th anniversary of Cook's departure from England in the Endeavour , and 2020 is the anniversary of Cook's claim of Australia for Britain. The US Space Shuttle Endeavour is named after the ship. The centuries-long hunt for the remains of famed ship the Endeavour - the vessel used by James Cook on a voyage of discovery to Australia and New Zealand - could be nearing an end. (more...)
Why a federal investigation into the Kavanaugh allegation is far from impossible
- September 19, 2018

Ford has told the committee she doesn't wish to testify without an FBI investigation. "I think she must have had some sort of a awful situation". Republicans had also displayed no willingness to delay a Judiciary panel vote that Grassley had planned for this Thursday to advance the nomination. (more...)
Quinnipiac Poll: Cruz Leads O'Rourke by 9 Points Quinnipiac Poll: Cruz Leads O'Rourke by 9 Points
- September 19, 2018

Ted Cruz and Congressman Beto O'Rourke, and Democratic hopes for an upset win there, have boosted talk of a Senate takeover. Also different in this poll - Cruz is above water when it comes to his favorability rating, 52 to 43. The vast majority, 93 percent, of the likely voters surveyed said they have made up their minds about the upcoming midterm election . Most O'Rourke voters ranked healthcare as their most important issue, followed by the Supreme Court, while Cruz supporters chose the ... (more...)
Brazilian Police seizes $16m in Cash & Wristwatches from Equatorial Guinea's VP Delegation Brazilian Police seizes $16m in Cash & Wristwatches from Equatorial Guinea's VP Delegation
- September 19, 2018

Equatorial Guinea's embassy in Brazil said in a statement that Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue had received diplomatic authorization for his visit and that the search violated diplomatic, worldwide and national norms. The bags of other delegation members were inspected as Obiang waited outside in a auto, it said. It featured pictures of the vice-president showing off his expensive cars and mansions. (more...)
Democrats Want FBI To Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations. It Likely Won't Democrats Want FBI To Investigate Kavanaugh Allegations. It Likely Won't
- September 19, 2018

De Leon's former housemate was forced to resign after allegations he made advances on multiple women, including inviting a young woman in a fellowship program back to the house the two shared in Sacramento. What really bothers me and gets me so angry is that the White House is victimizing this person [.] Why should we participate in a victimization who has the courage to come forward? The development came after President Donald Trump showered sympathy on his embattled nominee and as ... (more...)
Atrocities against Rohingya 'hard to fathom — United Nations inquiry Atrocities against Rohingya 'hard to fathom — United Nations inquiry
- September 19, 2018

Myanmar's army has denied almost all wrongdoing, insisting its campaign was justified to root out Rohingya insurgents who staged deadly raids on border posts in August 2017. The military holds a quarter of seats in parliament and controls three ministries, making its grip on power firm despite reforms beginning in 2011. (more...)
Indian cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence Indian cabinet clears ordinance to make triple talaq penal offence
- September 19, 2018

He added that the issue of instant triple talaq is not a matter of faith or religion or mode of worship, but a "simple matter of gender justice". Owaisi said the burden of proof will lie on the woman, doing further injustice to her. Reacting to the move, the Congress said that the Modi government is trying to gain political mileage through the issue. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the government has not acceded to the Congress request for making a provision for ... (more...)
Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in My Kidnapping Will Be Watched Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in My Kidnapping Will Be Watched
- September 19, 2018

I'd never touched alcohol in my life - that I ended up throwing up and then passing out in it. We're told this requirement is for the full 5 years of her supervised release. "Through my sources, I've heard that she's still carrying around this "book of revelations" that Brian Mitchell wrote... that said he should kidnap me, and not just kidnap me but six other young girls, and that we'd all be his wives", Smart said. (more...)
United Kingdom freezes aid to Zambia over corruption concerns United Kingdom freezes aid to Zambia over corruption concerns
- September 19, 2018

Analysts say the country, 40 percent of whose population lives in extreme poverty, faces deeper financial turmoil that either Argentina or Turkey - despite the fact that Zambia's global debt was nearly entirely forgiven 12 years ago. "The president wants answers within a week", he added. "While these investigations are ongoing, we have placed our direct support to the Government of Zambia on hold". (more...)
Vehicle incident outside London Mosque 'not being treated as terror-related' Vehicle incident outside London Mosque 'not being treated as terror-related'
- September 19, 2018

The two hospitalised people are not believed to have life-threatening injuries, the police said. Detectives are analysing CCTV in a bid to trace the driver and are "keeping an open mind as to the cause of the collision", the Metropolitan Police said. (more...)
Trump says FBI should not probe allegations against top court pick Trump says FBI should not probe allegations against top court pick
- September 19, 2018

Grassley told Hewitt that he has not heard from Blasey Ford yet, saying the committee has reached out to her. "We've invited everybody", he said. "She is under absolutely no obligation to participate in a smearing of her and her family". 'I do not recall the party described in Dr. Ford's letter , ' added Judge, who wrote a book about his high school days describing heavy partying, drinking, and teenage sex. (more...)
Brett Kavanaugh confesses: ‘What happens at Georgetown Prep, stays at Georgetown Prep’
- September 19, 2018

Kavanaugh has denied the claim. "He stands ready to testify tomorrow if the Senate is ready to hear him", the White House said before Grassley's announcement. 18, 2018. In this case, that would be the White House. Dianne Feinstein of California, top Judiciary Committee Democrat. Kavanaugh, who was nominated by President Donald Trump , said in a statement Monday that Ford's accusation was "completely false". (more...)
Trailer Full of Corpses Left Outside Mexican City Trailer Full of Corpses Left Outside Mexican City
- September 19, 2018

Laws in Mexico prevent the cremation of bodies linked to violent crime until investigations have concluded and the case is closed. Residents have complained about the stench emanating from the trailer, which was relocated from a suburban warehouse over the weekend. (more...)
North Korea agrees to shut down missile test sites at key summit North Korea agrees to shut down missile test sites at key summit
- September 19, 2018

At a banquet after the first day of the summit , Moon said the "complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula and the establishment of peace" were priorities. They also pledged to hold a groundbreaking ceremony this year for railways and roads to connect the two Koreans along their eastern and western coasts. (more...)

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