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Author: 0 Melania Trump opens Africa tour with a wave and baby in arms

Ghana's first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, welcomed her American counterpart. She also watched a nurse demonstrate how vitamins are administered to babies by mouth and toured the neonatal intensive care unit. Trump. Several Ghanaians interviewed said they knew little about it. On Monday, FLOTUS departed from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland for Ghana, the first stop on her week-long African tour -and she put her best, leopard print stiletto-clad foot forward.

Global Media US and Canada Strike a Deal to Save NAFTA
Author: 0 US and Canada Strike a Deal to Save NAFTA

Lighthizer, the presidents top negotiator. USA and Canadian negotiators have been working around the clock this weekend to make a Sunday midnight deadline that would allow the countries to sign the deal before Mexico's outgoing President Enrique Pena Nieto leaves office on November 30.

Global Media Donald Trump praises ‘beautiful letters’ from Kim Jong
Author: 0 Donald Trump praises ‘beautiful letters’ from Kim Jong

Most flee via China, which has the longest border with North Korea and is easier to cross than the heavily protected Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo respectively. "We must not forget what's brought us this far: the historic worldwide pressure campaign that this council has made possible through the sanctions that it imposed", Pompeo said.

Global Media Indonesia searches for survivors after powerful quake, tsunami
Author: 0 Indonesia searches for survivors after powerful quake, tsunami

Thousands of buildings have collapsed in Palu city, including the four-storey Antapura hospital, the eight-storey Roa-Roa hotel, a shopping mall and a bridge. At the city's Roa-Roa Hotel, which was completely flattened by the quake, many people were still missing. "All we knew is that 24 guests were successfully evacuated and one has died", hotel owner Ko Jefry told Metro TV on Saturday night.

Global Media Police, FBI: Search crews discover body believed to be Maddox Ritch
Author: 0 Police, FBI: Search crews discover body believed to be Maddox Ritch

Maddox's parents were notified immediately of the discovery by law enforcement. The little boy's mother Carrie Ritch appeared at a press conference where she pleaded through tears for help locating her child. Police scheduled a news conference at 4 p.m. Last Saturday, his father said Maddox Ritch ran off from him and a friend at Rankin Lake Park and disappeared before he could catch up to him.

Global Media Women of all age group can enter Sabarimala: SC
Author: 0 Women of all age group can enter Sabarimala: SC

Managed by the Travancore Debaswom Board (TDB), the Sabarimala Temple is dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, who is a perpetual minor and resides here in Naishtik Bharamchari (eternal celibate) status. Patriarchy can not trump freedom to practice religion, it said. Based on the affidavit filed by the Thanthri, Justice Nariman noted that two reasons were given in support of ban of entry of women between the age of 10 and 50 - that women can not perform 41 days of vratham due to physiological ...

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn tells Theresa May: Labour would back 'sensible' Brexit deal
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn tells Theresa May: Labour would back 'sensible' Brexit deal

The pound initially fell versus the euro before finding its feet as the single currency weakened in NY trading. "We are seeing more investment in [the] U.K.in [the] past three years, compared to [the] rest of the European Union combined", she said, adding "Post-Brexit Britain will be a trusted partner and will face the challenges of global economy".

Global Media Kavanaugh & Blasey Ford Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee
Author: 0 Kavanaugh & Blasey Ford Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska have yet to say how they'll vote after expressing concerns about the accusations that emerged over the past week. "I truly wish I could be more helpful with more detailed answers to all of the questions that have and will be asked about how I got to the party and where it took place and so forth".

Global Media ‘They were laughing’: Ford says her attacker was Kavanaugh
Author: 0 ‘They were laughing’: Ford says her attacker was Kavanaugh

Swetnick said in a sworn statement that she attended house parties in 1981-1983 with Kavanaugh and Judge, accusing them of spiking drinks with drugs at parties. "These interviews happened this week, according to the committee". I did not want to tell my parents that I at age 15 was in a house without any parents present, drinking beer with boys.

Global Media Another woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
Author: 0 Another woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Photo released by lawyer Michael Avenatti with an image of Julie Swetnick who has submitted allegations about Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh . In 1982, when she was at Gaithersburg High School, Swetnick said she became a victim of one of the "gang" or "train" rapes where Kavanaugh and Judge were present.

Global Media China attempting to interfere with 2018 USA election
Author: 0 China attempting to interfere with 2018 USA election

For the first time, President Donald Trump is calling to order a meeting of the U.N. Security Council for a meeting on countering nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. Wang, China's foreign minister, denied that his government was meddling, telling the 15-nation U.N. council: "We did not and will not interfere in any countries' domestic affairs".

Global Media Novichok Russian who said he was tourist unmasked as spy colonel
Author: 0 Novichok Russian who said he was tourist unmasked as spy colonel

United Kingdom authorities believe the pair smeared the highly toxic chemical Novichok on a door handle at the Wiltshire home of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal, leaving Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia critically ill on March 4. "Following Bellingcat's own identification, multiple sources familiar with the person and/or the investigation have confirmed the suspect's identity", Bellingcat reports.

Global Media Rosenstein's job to be topic of Thursday meeting with Trump
Author: 0 Rosenstein's job to be topic of Thursday meeting with Trump

Rosenstein's future ignited a series of conflicting reports on Monday, with the Axios news website cited an unidentified source with knowledge of the matter as saying he had verbally resigned to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. Rosenstein was captured by photographers leaving the White House after his meetings Monday and was led out by Kelly, later returning to the White House.

Global Media Senate panel chair says Thursday's hearing to continue
Author: 0 Senate panel chair says Thursday's hearing to continue

And Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, of NY, jabbed GOP Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in unusually personal terms, saying he owed Ford an apology for labeling her allegations as a "smear job". When she tried to scream, she said, he put his hand over her mouth. "I remember her saying that her assailant was now a federal judge". Mitchell comes from the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in Phoenix, where she is the chief of the Special Victims Division, which covers sex crimes and family ...

Global Media Brett Kavanaugh’s Yale roommate believes latest sexual misconduct accuser
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh’s Yale roommate believes latest sexual misconduct accuser

Meanwhile, a delegation of 100 students is traveling to Washington D.C.to protest at the Supreme Court and possibly meet with senators. Blumenthal, almost everyone at this sit-in (and in DC) opposed Kavanaugh long before these allegations appeared and would continue to oppose him even if these allegations were withdrawn or undercut by testimony.

Global Media Attorney Alleges Kavanaugh Targeted Women with Drugs For ‘Gang Rape’
Author: 0 Attorney Alleges Kavanaugh Targeted Women with Drugs For ‘Gang Rape’

Swetnick is the third woman to come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh that date back to his time at Georgetown Prep high school in Maryland and Yale University. In a New Yorker article that dropped over the weekend, a college classmate of Kavanaugh's is accusing him of exposing himself to her at a party. The Kavanaugh confirmation fight comes just weeks before November 6 congressional elections in which Democrats are trying to take control of Congress ...

Global Media GOP will use female lawyer to lead questioning at Kavanaugh hearing
Author: 0 GOP will use female lawyer to lead questioning at Kavanaugh hearing

Senate Republicans chose Rachel Mitchell, a sex crimes prosecutor from Arizona, to conduct the questioning, according to the Wall Street Journal . "The second accuser has nothing", Trump told reporters at the United Nations. Trump on Wednesday faulted his fellow Republicans who control the Senate for not pushing the nomination through the Senate, which must confirmation Supreme Court appointments, more quickly.

Global Media Putin, Netanyahu knock heads on Syria plane downing
Author: 0 Putin, Netanyahu knock heads on Syria plane downing

The system will "significantly increase the Syrian army's combat capabilities", he said . "Today's data does not just suggest but prove that the blame for the tragic [downing] of the Russian Il-20 airplane lies entirely with the Israeli Air Force", he noted.

Global Media Cruz vs. O'Rourke: Two polls show different results
Author: 0 Cruz vs. O'Rourke: Two polls show different results

On the issue of the allegation against Kavanaugh that he sexually assaulted a woman when they were teenagers, Cruz was asked if there was "anything [accuser] Christine Blasey Ford could say" that might lead him to oppose Kavanaugh. The next two debates are scheduled for September 30 in Houston and October 16 in San Antonio. It is the first of three debates in what's shaping up to be one of the most interesting election races in the country.

Global Media Christine Blasey Ford Agrees to Testify Next Week - With Conditions | Trending
Author: 0 Christine Blasey Ford Agrees to Testify Next Week - With Conditions | Trending

I hope u understand. "It's not my normal approach to b indecisive", Grassley said. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee , granted one final request for an extension. Keyser is the ex-wife of Beckel , a former Democratic operative and commentator. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, accused Republicans of "bullying a survivor of attempted rape in order to confirm a nominee" by saying they will vote Monday on ...

Global Media Arrest made in stabbing death of FiscalNote executive
Author: 0 Arrest made in stabbing death of FiscalNote executive

Surveillance video shows her passing and glancing back at a man on the street. But several customers have been frightened and left with, then, that the thirty-year-old, who was called Wendy Martinez , crashing down on the ground and succumbed to his injuries.

Global Media Australian woman critical after shark attack in Whitsundays
Author: 0 Australian woman critical after shark attack in Whitsundays

Doctor John Hadok, an off-duty emergency department doctor from Mackay Base Hospital, was able to attend the woman when she was pulled from the water, bleeding heavily from a wound on her leg. It was lucky the CQ rescue helicopter was already close by when it got the call for help, giving the woman the best shot of survival. Last February, a Cairns father-of-two nearly died after he was mauled by a shark while spearfishing off Hinchinbrook Island.

Global Media Queens stabbing: Woman goes on rampage at children’s nursey, multiple injured
Author: 0 Queens stabbing: Woman goes on rampage at children’s nursey, multiple injured

EDT, a spokesman for New York City Police Department said. He said he had no other details of the attack. A man and a woman were also stabbed but sustained no life-threatening injuries. It was not immediately clear how many other children were at the centre at the time of the assault. The father of one of the children tried to intervene and was stabbed in the leg, police said.

Global Media Syria's Assad offers condolences to Russia's Putin for Il-20 plane crash
Author: 0 Syria's Assad offers condolences to Russia's Putin for Il-20 plane crash

The Russian government stressed that the incident would have no impact on the fledging Idlib deal, but warned Israel of reprisals and summoned its envoy in Moscow . Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered Russian Federation "all necessary information" to investigate. Israel on Tuesday blamed Syria, saying its anti-aircraft batteries "fired indiscriminately" and failed to ensure that no Russian planes were in the air.

Global Media Lone suspect in Wisconsin workplace shooting dead
Author: 0 Lone suspect in Wisconsin workplace shooting dead

Four people were hospitalized Wednesday morning after a gunman opened fire in the suburb of Middleton, Wisconsin, police said. FOX6 NOW reported the incident occurred at a commercial building in Middleton that houses Esker Software and WTS Paradigm.

Global Media Kavanaugh's Accuser Has Not Responded to Senate Requests to Testify
Author: 0 Kavanaugh's Accuser Has Not Responded to Senate Requests to Testify

President Donald Trump says he feels "terribly" for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he faces a decades-old accusation of sexual assault . "The party of Bill Clinton and Keith Ellison are trying to lecture Americans", she said. Earlier on Monday, Republican leaders displayed no willingness to delay a Judiciary panel vote that Grassley had planned for this Thursday to advance the nomination.

Global Media The ConCourt ruling on cannabis in five interesting tokes
Author: 0 The ConCourt ruling on cannabis in five interesting tokes

This judgment stems from the original controversial ruling in the Western Cape High Court in 2017, which stated that the possession, cultivation and use of dagga at home was allowed. Marijuana advocates and members of South Africa's Rastafarian community went into wild jubilation after the judgment. Activists had argued that the criminalization of dagga use and possession is a violation of the right to equality, dignity, and freedom of religion.

Global Media 'Impeachment is hell': Manafort deal increases pressure on Trump
Author: 0 'Impeachment is hell': Manafort deal increases pressure on Trump

The charges against Manafort are related to his Ukrainian consulting work, not Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. First, Schiff noted, Mueller would likely want to know from Manafort as much as possible about the infamous Trump Tower meeting of June 2016, which Donald Trump jnr, Jared Kushner and Manafort attended in the full expectation of getting dirt on former secretary of state Hillary Clinton supplied by the Russian Government.

Global Media Police Officer Involved in Controversial Dallas Shooting Shared Offensive Colin Kaepernick Meme
Author: 0 Police Officer Involved in Controversial Dallas Shooting Shared Offensive Colin Kaepernick Meme

No warrants for her auto or inside her apartment have been released , but such a warrant would not be necessary if she consented to a search. Officer Amber Guyger is charged with manslaughter in the shooting and is free on bond . "The Rangers are not releasing any additional information on the investigation at this time ". In the case of Eric Garner, who was fatally strangled by police in NY in 2014, police and subsequently the news media frequently emphasized that Garner was ...

Global Media Israeli army strikes 2 Hamas posts along Gaza Strip
Author: 0 Israeli army strikes 2 Hamas posts along Gaza Strip

Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four and passionate pro-Israel activist was murdered by a 17-year-old Palestinian terrorist, while shopping for groceries outside the Rami Levy supermarket in the Gush Etzion region of Judea. "When the rockets were falling, that's when he would get in his auto and go down to Sderot", Hasten said. Since 2015, Palestinians have killed over 50 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a British tourist in stabbings, shootings and car-ramming attacks.

Global Media Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches
Author: 0 Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches

Trump and his Republicans are touting December's tax cuts as a boost to the economy, an important feature of their campaign push to defend their majorities in the House and U.S. All but one were from high-tax Democratic states such as New York, New Jersey and California. The bill includes several retirement-related provisions that would allow small businesses to more easily offer 401 (k) plans, as well as new individual savings accounts for education and newborns.

Global Media Christine Blasey Ford: Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward
Author: 0 Christine Blasey Ford: Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward

Senate Judiciary Committee spokesperson Taylor Foy said Senator Chuck Grassley, the panel's chairperson, was working to set up follow-up calls with Kavanaugh and Ford before the committee's scheduled vote on Kavanaugh on Thursday, given the disclosure of Ford's identity and "the late addendum to the background file".

Global Media Novichok suspects' drug-fuelled night of 'cannabis and prostitutes'
Author: 0 Novichok suspects' drug-fuelled night of 'cannabis and prostitutes'

Boshirov and Petrov said they visited the southern English city of Salisbury in March, calling it a "wonderful town" and saying they wanted to see the famous Salisbury Cathedral . "Why does a man in his luggage have women's perfume?" "We didn't have it". "From the very beginning we came to London and planned to hang out, roughly speaking, it was not a business trip".

Global Media Manafort agrees to plead guilty after deal with special counsel
Author: 0 Manafort agrees to plead guilty after deal with special counsel

The charges in his second trial were set to include money laundering, conspiring to defraud the U.S., witness tampering and failing to register as a foreign agent. In an April court filing, Mueller's prosecutors defended their pursuit of Manafort, even though he wasn't charged with crimes related to Russian election interference.

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