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by | October 08, 2018 | 06:00

Kavanaugh's nomination, one of the most contentious in USA history, had roiled Washington and the US political scene for weeks, with Kavanaugh accused by a woman of sexually assaulting her when both were high school teenagers more than 30 years ago, allegations that in the end did not derail the appointment of the appellate court judge one level up to the high court.

by | October 08, 2018 | 03:02

Unlike many of Collins' critics, King actually resides partially in the state the senator represents. Protesters have roamed Capitol Hill corridors and grounds daily, raising anxieties and underscoring the passions the nomination fight has aroused.

by | October 08, 2018 | 02:29

Political strategists in both parties suggest the GOP's enthusiastic embrace of Kavanaugh despite the allegations may have shifted the political landscape - at least temporarily - by injecting new energy into the most passionate Republican voters a month before the election.

by | October 08, 2018 | 02:22

He added that the opposition party had to convince Nigerians that they would not return to corruption, which he said was the way of life during its rule, to win the confidence of the electorate. The successful PDP candidate will represent the party at the 2019 presidential elections and will be slugging it out with President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

by | October 07, 2018 | 23:16

Mrs Trump flew into Kenya on Thursday evening, after visits to Malawi and Ghana. The first lady also caught flak for her outfit on Friday, which critics said made her look like a colonial conqueror . Mrs. Trump opened her first extended worldwide tour as first lady on Tuesday in the West African nation of Ghana. To say her visit didn't get off to a warm start would be an understatement.

by | October 07, 2018 | 23:08

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Wednesday Turkey believed Khashoggi was still inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, challenging the Saudi account. Khashoggi has been missing since he entered the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul after midday on Tuesday. Mohammed bin Salman's comments come after a series of delays to what has been billed as the world's biggest IPO.

by | October 07, 2018 | 22:29

Denis Mukwege , a doctor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has spent decades caring for victims of sexual assault in his homeland. IS fighters wanted "to take our honor, but they lost their honor", said Murad, now a United Nations goodwill ambassador for survivors of human trafficking.

by | October 07, 2018 | 22:13

President Jovenel Moïse also tweeted that civil protection workers are already working to assist people in affected areas. Le Nouvelliste newspaper said one person died when an auditorium collapsed in the town of Gros Morne, and that detainees were released from a police holding cell that was damaged.

by | October 07, 2018 | 21:55

As one of just two Republican women in the Senate who favour abortion rights - Collins is the other - and an opponent of the Republican push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act previous year, Murkowski was seen as one of a handful of senators who could vote either way on Kavanaugh, even before the allegations against him emerged publicly in September.

by | October 07, 2018 | 21:56

That call never came, Meng said, and she has not heard from him since. 'His job is very busy, ' she said. The wife of missing Chinese Interpol president Meng Hongwei on Sunday said she received a message from his phone containing an image of a knife before his disappearance.

by | October 07, 2018 | 20:18

The Seoul Central District Court also ordered a fine of 13 billion won ($11.5 million) and the forfeiture of 8.27 billion won. Lee, a former Hyundai executive and the nation's president from 2008 to 2013, was arrested in March on multiple charges, including embezzling 24.6 billion won from DAS from 1994 to 2006, and creating a 24 billion won slush fund.

by | October 07, 2018 | 19:56

She also addressed criticism of a colonial-style hat she wore while in Kenya, saying: 'I wish people focused on what I do, not what I wear'. Much of the anger was directed at Collins who swung behind Kavanaugh in the end, unlike her peer, senator Lisa Murkowski from Alaska , who was the lone Republican "No" during the procedural vote on Friday that paved the way for a smooth final senate vote on Saturday afternoon.

by | October 07, 2018 | 13:15

She belongs to the Yazidi religious minority, a group that has lived in the mountains of northern Iraq for centuries and recently faced brutal persecution by ISIS . "She refused to accept the social codes that require women to remain silent and ashamed of the abuses to which they have been subjected", the committee said.

by | October 07, 2018 | 12:10

If we consider the numerous life lessons parents would like to give their child, understanding the "value of money" is one of the most important ones. Following the incident, Ben chose to share the comical incident on social media and has been liked more than 1,760 times and retweeted by more than 530 people .

by | October 07, 2018 | 11:56

Several non-governmental groups were also arriving. The security minister, Wiranto, says efforts to retrieve bodies are problematic in parts of the hard-hit city of Palu , including the Balaroa and Petobo neighbourhoods, where the September 28 natural disaster caused loose soil to liquefy, causing hundreds of homes to be sucked into quicksand-like mud and burying possibly hundreds of victims.

by | October 07, 2018 | 11:57

Khashoggi has been killed at the consulate of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul ". Holding a picture of missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, Tawakkol Karman, of Yemen the Nobel Peace Prize laureate for 2011, talks to members of the media near the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul , Friday, Oct.

by | October 07, 2018 | 11:31

On Sept. 27, Kavanaugh testified to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, after California professor Christine Blasey Ford said that he sexually assaulted her at a party when they were teenagers in the early 1980s. "To have someone stand there in front of everybody under oath and say things that they know are not true", Roche told ABC News, "it just struck me as shocking".

by | October 07, 2018 | 09:31

Heidler said it took about 30 minutes to remove the wounded from the scene. Authorities said the shootings happened in Vintage Place, an upscale neighborhood in the western part of the city. Florence County sheriff's deputies were reportedly serving a warrant at a home when homeowner Frederick Hopkins , 74, allegedly opened up on them with a scoped rifle from hundreds of yards away.

by | October 07, 2018 | 07:59

Pelosi , California Democrat , said in a statement. Hundreds of protesters in and around the U.S. Capitol - many of whom were women - were arrested in the past week. "There is a special place in hell for women who cover for rapists", she said in an email blast after the vote. After Bush became president, he recruited Kavanaugh to become his legal counsel before naming him in 2003 to the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, seen as the second most important court after ...

by | October 07, 2018 | 05:40

Yet Kavanaugh is joining under a cloud. They chanted, "Vote them out!" Some argued that Ford's contemporaries couldn't corroborate her story, despite Ford securing affidavits from four people who said she previously told them about Kavanaugh's alleged attack.