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by | October 02, 2018 | 10:15

Dan Ujczo, a trade lawyer with Dickinson Wright, tells the Post , "the heavy lift is going to be getting a trade deal through the next Congress in 2019 as well as ratification by Mexico's new Congress and in Canada during federal election year".

by | October 02, 2018 | 10:15

The Koreas remain split along the 248-kilometer (155-mile) -long DMZ that was originally created as a buffer zone at the end of the Korean War. They eventually plan to have 35 unarmed personnel from each side guard the village and let tourists freely cross ankle-high concrete slabs that mark the border there.

by | October 02, 2018 | 05:04

Ludington said he often saw Kavanaugh "staggering from alcohol consumption", and said he often became "belligerent and aggressive" while drinking. Flake conceded that "some people were turned off by the rawness of it, but as I said at the time, had I been what I felt was unjustly accused, that's probably how I would have responded as well".

by | October 02, 2018 | 04:59

This drone footage shows destroyed buildings and a collapsed bridge in the city of Palu . With communications down and access by land disrupted, rescuers were struggling to reach communities closer to the epicenter of the 7.5 magnitude quake that struck on Friday, triggering tsunami waves as high as six meters (20 feet).

by | October 02, 2018 | 04:15

The $1.2tn (£920bn) open-trade zone had been on the verge of collapse after 24 years - with Canada facing the prospect of being left out of a deal between the United States and Mexico . "We have negotiated this new agreement based on the principle of fairness and reciprocity". But Baskin said that some, like him, think the situation was mishandled from the start, despite their relief on Monday.

by | October 01, 2018 | 23:37

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cited threats from Iran in a statement and a senior U.S. official told CNN that the decision to place the facility on " ordered departure" was prompted by "security threats from Iran". Iran accuses of the United States of pursuing regime change. Despite Iran's defiance of Trump's demands, his move in May to withdraw the United States from Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and reimpose us economic sanctions has contributed to a major loss in ...

by | October 01, 2018 | 23:17

President Trump appeared at a campaign rally in West Virginia on Saturday and, in an illustration of how the Brett Kavanaugh fight has spilled into the midterm elections, said that installing him on the Supreme Court would repudiate "outrageous tactics" on the part of Democratic lawmakers.

by | October 01, 2018 | 21:01

Ford or others". David Gomez, a former FBI counterterrorism supervisor in Seattle, said typically FBI headquarters will divide up leads that get assigned to different field offices across the USA for further investigation and are assigned a quick deadline.

by | October 01, 2018 | 20:44

Indonesia's meteorology and geophysics agency said it didn't have the potential to cause a tsunami. Amateur footage shown by local TV stations showed waters crashing into houses along Palu's shore, scattering shipping containers and flooding into a mosque in the city.

by | October 01, 2018 | 20:31

Trump says he wants the weeklong investigation to "be comprehensive", but also wants it to go quickly "because it's unfair" to the nominee "at this point". "This one, though, has to do with additional evidence that was presented at the hearing - people were named, a diary was used, there were other people who have come forward, other people who have made allegations - all those people will be interviewed as soon as possible", Flagg said.

by | October 01, 2018 | 20:29

They want to run out the clock until the midterm elections, when they hope to retake the Senate and block Trump from putting anyone on the Supreme Court. "And to my Republican colleagues, if you can ignore everything in this record, look at an allegation that's 35 years old, that's uncertain in time, place, date and no corroboration, if that's enough for you, God help us all as Republicans".

by | October 01, 2018 | 20:15

Business Secretary Greg Clark criticised the so-called "Super Canada" trade agreement proposals backed by Mr Johnson, saying they would "set back our competitiveness". So the more that people can coalesce around some areas of agreement such as an industrial strategy, innovation and skills would be hugely helpful", he told Reuters.

by | October 01, 2018 | 12:31

Following a passionate - and at times tearful - opening statement, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh adamantly defended himself against all sexual misconduct allegations, including those brought forward by Christine Blasey Ford , Deborah Ramirez and Julie Swetnick.

by | October 01, 2018 | 08:41

The BBC and other media are sharing photos and video this morning following a 7.5-magnitude quake in Indonesia Friday evening which triggered a large tsunami. At the moment, the death toll includes at least one child and notably a 21-year old air traffic controller, Anthonius Gunawan Agun, who stayed behind in the control tower to ensure that a passenger airplane safely took off after his colleagues evacuated the building when they began to feel the quake.

by | October 01, 2018 | 07:18

After the incident, Russian Federation announced the shipment to Syria of S-300 anti-aircraft complexes to reinforce this country's defense. "The delivery started already and as President [Vladimir] Putin said, after that incident ... Iran and Syria have exchanged warnings with Israel at a time of heightened tensions as Russian Federation prepared to deploy new air and missile defenses to prevent its allies in a protracted civil war from being targeted by their longtime foe.

by | October 01, 2018 | 04:14

The FBI investigation into Ford's and Ramirez's claims came after a dramatic showdown in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday, in which Flake urged his Republican colleagues to allow a one-week FBI investigation into the Kavanaugh allegations.

by | September 30, 2018 | 23:00

One by Christine Blasey Ford, where she alleges a drunken 17-ear-old Kavanaugh tried to rape her. Deborah Ramirez says Kavanaugh exposed himself at a party at Yale. The Washington Post found him there Monday, where his lawyer said he had fled to try to avoid an avalanche of media requests and criticism. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the U.S.

by | September 30, 2018 | 22:41

Colson, who lives on Weno, said the locals who rushed to the scene were fishermen and construction workers. Residents in small boats rushed to the crash site to save passengers and crew members from the sinking aircraft, an official said.

by | September 30, 2018 | 20:53

The second allegation stems from a complaint raised by a Rhode Island man with Democrat senator Sheldon Whitehouse's office concerning a "rape on a boat in August of 1985", according to CNN . 27, 2018. President Donald Trump will also be watching the hearing. The Senate Judiciary Committee is raising the curtain on what promises to be high drama - a hearing in which senators will listen to a woman accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her, then weigh his ...

by | September 30, 2018 | 18:51

Typhoon Trami has already sparked travel disruption in the world's third-biggest economy, with bullet train services in the west of Japan suspended and nearly 1,000 flights cancelled due to the closure of a key airport hub. 103 slated to leave Shin-Osaka Station at 11:25 a.m. Local officials said no one was feared dead as a result of the storm. If the forecast holds, it will be the latest in a series of extreme natural events to strike Japan .

by | September 30, 2018 | 18:31

Ford claimed that it would have been " helpful " if there was an FBI investigation that included Mark Judge so that she could remember her story easier. Ford claims Kavanuagh sexually assaulted her at a party in 1982, when they were both still in high school. In a separate action involving the FBI, Sen.

by | September 30, 2018 | 15:38

A 13-year-old boy was attacked early Saturday by a shark while diving for lobsters in waters off Encinitas , California , near San Diego, authorities said. However, he said that as a precaution, area beaches are closed for 48 hours and they're asking people not to go into the water until it's deemed safe.

by | September 30, 2018 | 15:23

The North Korean foreign minister reiterated that without simultaneous actions by Washington, Pyongyang will never unilaterally disarm first. North and South Korea see declaring the end of the war as a key to building trust between the USA and North Korea .

by | September 30, 2018 | 10:36

Judge said he would "cooperate with any law enforcement agency that is assigned to confidentially investigate these allegations", and signed the statement "under penalty of felony". Swetnick claims she is a victim of gang rape, and said that both Judge and Kavanaugh were there to watch the incident. "I've ordered the FBI to conduct a supplemental investigation to update Judge Kavanaugh's file".

by | September 30, 2018 | 05:34

Addressing the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in NY, he said that Pakistan will continue to support the comprehensive reforms in the Security Council and wants to see it more democratic and transparent. In a reply to Pakistan's accusations of human rights violations by India, she asked, "Who can be a greater transgressor of human rights than a terrorist?" External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

by | September 30, 2018 | 02:20

A shopping mall in the paralyzed city of more than 380,000 people had been reduced to a crumpled hulk. Search and rescue efforts have been hard because the lack of power and telecommunications. 'I heard people shouting Water! Electricity and communications have been cut off, making it hard to assess the damage in Palu and nearby fishing community of Donggala, Sutopo said.

by | September 30, 2018 | 00:47

The women, Ana Maria Archila and Maria Gallagher, confronted Flake as he entered an elevator on his way to the committee meeting Friday morning, telling him they were sexual assault survivors. Jeff Flake , center, at the end of the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, September 28, 2019. An anti-Trump Latino man who twice voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012 admits the spectacle involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford , who accuses Kavanaugh of sexual ...

by | September 29, 2018 | 19:26

USA officials estimate that the country has between 20 and 60 nuclear weapons and that the number may be rising. Referring to North Korea by the acronym of its official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, it said the aim would be "further progress on the implementation of the commitments from the U.S.

by | September 29, 2018 | 15:24

Her comments came after Graham blasted Democrats during Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, which heard testimony from Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford , who has accused the nominee of sexual assault. "God helps us all as Republicans", Graham said to reporters. "I'm not going to reward people for playing a political game, I think, with her life", Graham said.

by | September 29, 2018 | 15:02

Trump later told reporters at the United Nations' General Assembly meeting in NY that China is attacking the "farm belt" with ads and with statements. But the president's top advisers have warned consistently warned that Russian Federation is engaged in ongoing efforts to interfere in USA elections.

by | September 29, 2018 | 14:29

Since Ford came forward, two other women have made sexual misconduct allegations against Kavanaugh. Ford will testify first. "[Democrats] are actually con artists, because they know how quality this man is and they've destroyed a man's reputation, and they want to destroy it even more ", Trump told journalists in NY.

by | September 29, 2018 | 14:26

The pilot of the plane safely ejected, but was being evaluated for injuries, according to Capt. The Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is asking the public to avoid the area of the crash while the investigation continues. The crash comes one day after another F-35B conducted the first airstrike for the US aircraft over Afghanistan. The F-35B is the only version of the aircraft that is able to land vertically like a helicopter.

by | September 29, 2018 | 11:49

He said Democrats "go into a back room and they talk with each other and they laugh at what they're getting away with". Senate Republicans on the judiciary committee have vowed to hold a vote on the president's Supreme Court nominee on Friday, just one day after a planned hearing with Christine Blasey Ford .

by | September 29, 2018 | 11:39

He said many victims have not been accounted for. "At this time, details and impacts of the 7.5 magnitude quake (reported as 7.7 locally) on Minahassa Peninsula, Sulawesi , and a subsequent tsunami are still emerging, and extent of the damage is unknown".

by | September 29, 2018 | 11:22

Democrats' search and destroy strategy is disgraceful and this process has been a total sham and effort to delay, obstruct, and resist. Conversely, they could seal his elevation to the Supreme Court if all three vote yes. Sen. In fact, it's the White House that would have to ask the FBI to investigate. Republicans expressed wide confidence about the committee vote, but they need the undecided senators to announce "yes" votes in the next day in order to make this timeline work.