• The White House keeps editing its transcripts in curious ways
The White House keeps editing its transcripts in curious ways

The US president has made critical remarks against journalists in the past as well, often referring to critical media outlets as "fake media". Vega asked him about reports that the White House is limiting the scope of the investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh .

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  • Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats
Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

Former Secretary of State John F. Kerry ordered ambassadors to pressure their host countries allow USA diplomats to bring their same-sex spouses with them openly, and report progress to him annually. The United States informed foreign governments that they would allow "limited exceptions" to its new policy in cases involving diplomats from countr...

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  • Melania Trump's Striped Dress During Trip to Ghana
Melania Trump's Striped Dress During Trip to Ghana

Her visit to the country is buoyed by efforts of Ghana's First Lady through the works of the Rebecca Foundation for women and children in the recent years. There's an overall sense of skepticism that exists around her trip and her motivations-and rightfully so. "Did you say President Trump's wife just arrived in Accra?" street vendor Awo Yeboah t...

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  • White House Expands Kavanaugh FBI Probe
White House Expands Kavanaugh FBI Probe

Mr Trump, speaking three days after he ordered the investigation, said the FBI probe would be guided by what Senate Republicans want examined. But Trump continued his staunch defense of his Supreme Court pick Monday, calling for a "comprehensive" but "quick" FBI investigation into the allegations of sexual misconduct as the agency works to ...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews Boulder woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
Federal Bureau of Investigation interviews Boulder woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

President Donald Trump said he wanted the FBI to conduct a "very comprehensive investigation" into sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh, but not a "witch hunt", reported BBC . Protesters rally against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the Senate Judiciary Committee debates his confirmation, September 28, 2018, at t...

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  • U.S. says Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to U.S. ship
U.S. says Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to U.S. ship

When the Chinese destroyer had reached a distance 45 yards of the Decatur's bow, the US destroyer was forced to take evasive action to avoid collision. Nevertheless, China expanded some land features in the reefs through sand dredging in 2014 and 2015 and then militarized the reefs with anti-aircraft and naval guns and radars.

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  • Turkey's Erdogan defends German soccer players
Turkey's Erdogan defends German soccer players

He said talks with the German president and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were fruitful. Mr Erdogan on Saturday in Cologne also inaugurated a new mosque - seen as a symbol of the integration of three million people of Turkish origin in Germany - although the resonance was undermined by the absence of key German politicians.

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  • Kavanaugh's Yale classmate: 'There were omissions' in testimony about his college drinking
Kavanaugh's Yale classmate: 'There were omissions' in testimony about his college drinking

He started to bleed, and later received medical treatment. Police questioned Kavanaugh and four other men, and Kavanaugh "did not want to say" whether he threw the beer. Kavanaugh claimed during the hearings that he has never blacked out or suffered memory loss from drinking. Even President Donald Trump, who nominated Kavanaugh to the Supreme C...

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  • Flake Vows to Vote 'No' if Supreme Court Nominee Lied
Flake Vows to Vote 'No' if Supreme Court Nominee Lied

Democrats , nevertheless, have insisted on another FBI investigation of Kavanaugh, delaying a confirmation vote in the Senate. "This entire process has been an embarrassment to our democracy as Hoosiers watched firsthand how Senator Donnelly's liberal colleagues used uncorroborated allegations to create a media circus designed to smear and dest...

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  • Scale of Indonesian disaster emerges but rescuers hold hope for survivors
Scale of Indonesian disaster emerges but rescuers hold hope for survivors

President Widodo visited a housing complex, flattened when the quake liquefied the soil it stood on, on Sunday and called for patience. Elsewhere in Palu , Edi Setiawan said he and fellow residents rescued five children and four adults, including a pregnant woman.

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  • NAFTA 2.0 is just a warmup to Trump’s bout with China
NAFTA 2.0 is just a warmup to Trump’s bout with China

A US official said a few minutes earlier that the United States and Canada were "very close" to a deal. Trump said he spoke earlier today with Trudeau and outgoing Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto, and also extended thanks to Pena Nieto's replacement, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

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  • South, North Korea Begin Removing Landmines from Border
South, North Korea Begin Removing Landmines from Border

More than 800,000 mines are believed to have been planted along the entire border during and after the 1950-53 war to defend against infiltration. Kim Jong Un has subsequently held a series of summits with U.S., South Korean and Chinese leaders and taken some steps such as dismantling his nuclear test site.

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  • 'You're not thinking, you never do,' Donald Trump tells female reporter
'You're not thinking, you never do,' Donald Trump tells female reporter

A moment from a Donald Trump press conference has gone viral over what he said to reporter Cecilia Vega attempting to ask a question. However, when she didn't immediately respond, he said: "She's shocked that I picked her". "I mean, he talked about things that happened when he drinks - this is not a man that said... that he was ideal with res...

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  • Death toll from Indonesian quake, tsunami rises to 844
Death toll from Indonesian quake, tsunami rises to 844

Dozens of people are feared to be underneath the rubble of one hotel alone, the Roa-Roa in the devastated resort of Palu . "On the first day we heard voices from nine people". As dire as the situation in Palu is, it was at least clear. The current official count is 844, but the toll is expected to rise as rescuers battle against time and nav...

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  • Yale classmate on drinking: Kavanaugh has 'not told truth'
Yale classmate on drinking: Kavanaugh has 'not told truth'

With a possible initial vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court just days away, the two parties spent the weekend fighting over the scope of the supplemental Federal Bureau of Investigation review lawmakers and the White House agreed to Friday.

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  • US threatens Iran over Baghdad’s consulate attack
US threatens Iran over Baghdad’s consulate attack

Pompeo, who has made rolling back Iranian influence in the region a top priority, said the Iranian government and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps Quds Force are threatening U.S. All week, US officials have issued increasingly ominous warnings to Iran that the United States will respond aggressively to any perceived threats to its interests...

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  • Flake pushes for real investigation of Kavanaugh allegations
Flake pushes for real investigation of Kavanaugh allegations

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . "So I think we'll see how broad a docket the Supreme Court wants this term, and how important they are to resolving these issues". Kavanaugh has denied Ford's accusation, as well as those of two other women. Becca Tanen was among the protesters hoisting "Stop Kavanaugh" signs.

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  • Teenager diving for lobsters attacked by shark and airlifted to the hospital
Teenager diving for lobsters attacked by shark and airlifted to the hospital

The child was conscious and talking, according to Encinitas Lifeguards Captain Larry Giles. He was aided by three nearby good Samaritans, including an off-duty lifeguard, who got the boy to shore in a kayak. He recalls hearing the boy scream "I got bit!" The victim was diving for lobsters with friends at the time of the attack. "Once we get h...

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  • Yale Law dean calls for more investigation into allegations against Kavanaugh
Yale Law dean calls for more investigation into allegations against Kavanaugh

Soon he was working on a new deal with his Republican colleagues and Democrats in a Judiciary Committee anteroom. Investigators might glean details from people involved that aren't yet in the public eye. "That's why I have well unanimous, well-qualified rating from the American Bar Association", Kavanaugh testified. It wasn't immediately clea...

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  • Powerful quake rocks central Sulawesi in Indonesia; 1 dead
Powerful quake rocks central Sulawesi in Indonesia; 1 dead

Amateur footage of the tsunami has gone viral on social media and has been shown on local TV stations. The death toll from a magnitude 7.5 quake and subsequent tsunamis that hit central Indonesia's Sulawesi Island on Friday has risen to 384 with at least 29 people missing and 540 others injured, the country's disaster agency said Saturday.

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