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Australian boy arrested for putting needles in strawberries

Australian boy arrested for putting needles in strawberries Police did not name the boy. The Queensland Government also said on Tuesday it would spend a further $1 million to investigate gaps in the supply chain, assist farmers and promote local strawberries . But while authorities across the affected states work to find the people responsible for the interfered-with fruit, the Guardian reports the contamination scare has spread , and that all stat... [Full Article...]

Is new North and South Korea deal a significant step toward denuclearization?

Is new North and South Korea deal a significant step toward denuclearization? Pompeo's statement came after the North and South Korean leaders met for a third summit and declared that progress had been made in efforts to normalize relations. President Donald Trump , even though some U.S. officials and experts fear a ploy to weaken Washington's resolve and its alliance with Seoul. "The North has chose to permanently abolish the Tongchang-ri engine test site and missile ... [Full Article...]

Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite loss

Long Island man threatened to shoot child following Fortnite loss While no one likes losing, there should be a line between getting upset over a loss and threating to hurt someone over it. Fortnite has found itself in the mainstream news for a variety of reasons this past year, most recently for being cited as a reason for couples splitting up in over 200 divorce cases in the UK . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he 'has no attorney general'

Donald Trump says he 'has no attorney general' But in the Hill .TV interview , Trump offered broader criticism, including on Sessions's handling of immigration issues, which has been cheered by Trump allies. He also said that he does not feel as though Sessions supports him like former attorneys general Eric Holder and Bobby Kennedy backed Presidents Barack Obama and John F. [Full Article...]

India bans instant divorce by Muslim men

India bans instant divorce by Muslim men Prasad laid down the amendments made in the ordinance, in accordance with the Opposition's objections in the Parliament - raised when the first ordinance was introduced. Sources later said the magistrate would ensure that bail is granted only after the husband agrees to grant compensation to the wife as provided in the bill. [Full Article...]

Republicans press for Kavanaugh vote if accuser won't testify

Republicans press for Kavanaugh vote if accuser won't testify He seemed to think he had posed a real moral puzzler. James Lankford, R-Okla. "It is a political dialogue on a very, very painful subject for a lot of people". There was enormous pressure on GOP Sens. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) went a step further, asking Grassley to allow Ford's counsel to cross examine Kavanaugh. [Full Article...]

Russia: Missile That Shot Down Flight MH17 Was Ukrainian

Russia: Missile That Shot Down Flight MH17 Was Ukrainian The Russian military says the missile that shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from the arsenals of the Ukrainian army, not from Russia . Russian Federation has denied any involvement in the plane's destruction. This is another example of Russian disinformation, Williamson said. These numbers were marked on the engine and the nozzle of the missile, the report said. [Full Article...]

Chuck Grassley: Kavanaugh accuser has not yet agreed to testify

Chuck Grassley: Kavanaugh accuser has not yet agreed to testify An FBI investigation "should be the first step in addressing the allegations", the lawyers wrote in the Tuesday letter , which was obtained by The Associated Press. A copy of the letter was posted on CNN's website. She was referring to the woman who testified in 1991 against Justice Clarence Thomas when he was a nominee over workplace sexual harassment claims. [Full Article...]

Trump says he wants to hear from Kavanaugh accuser

Smyth remains Kavanaugh's friend and had already written to the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of his nomination to the Supreme Court, calling him "singularly qualified to be an Associate Justice on the U.S. Bruno said focusing on the young ages of Kavanaugh and Ford during the alleged assault - Ford was 15 - and the many years that have elapsed misses a larger point. [Full Article...]

North and South Korea: Kim and Moon hail new future

North and South Korea: Kim and Moon hail new future It also flows from the North's decision to participate in the Pyeongchang Winter Games in February, which was regarded as a success for both sides. While the two leaders expressed cautious optimism for the months ahead, the U.S., a key South Korean ally, expressed concern over the developments. [Full Article...]

'Very hard for me' to believe Kavanaugh accuser

'Very hard for me' to believe Kavanaugh accuser Kavanaugh has denied the accusation. "Only then should the chairman set a hearing date", the Senator said. The letter comes after a day of uncertainty about whether the hearing scheduled for Monday would even take place, as Republicans continued to emphasize their repeated efforts to reach out to Ford. [Full Article...]

California surgeon accused of sexual assault graduated from LSU

California surgeon accused of sexual assault graduated from LSU Orange County prosecutors say that Robichaux and his girlfriend, 31-year-old Cerissa Riley , used charm and good looks to disarm women, get them intoxicated , and then rape them at Robichaux's apartment. "Based on this evidence, we believe that there might be many unidentified victims out there", Rackauckas said. Investigators were meticulously going through "thousands and thousands of videos ... [Full Article...]

Islamabad court orders release of Maryam and Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad court orders release of Maryam and Nawaz Sharif Both Nawaz and Maryam were arrested upon their arrival in Pakistan from London on July 13 and filed appeals challenging their convictions in the case on July 16 in the Islamabad High Court . An accountability court had found them guilty over his family's ownership of four luxury flats in London. They deny all wrongdoing. The trio were briefly allowed out of the high-security Adiala Jail on pa... [Full Article...]

Outside groups dig in as allegation roils Kavanaugh nomination

Outside groups dig in as allegation roils Kavanaugh nomination Ford ". Kavanaugh released a new statement calling the allegation "completely false" and saying he "had no idea who was making this accusation until she identified herself" on Sunday to The Washington Post . She said President George H.W. Bush had asked the FBI to investigate Anita Hill's allegations against Thomas. The Judiciary Committee had been scheduled to vote Thursday on Kavanaugh'... [Full Article...]

Madison area police respond to active shooter situation

Madison area police respond to active shooter situation Madison College also sent out a statement: "There is no active threat on campus at this time". Four people were shot and wounded during the shooting in the suburb of Madison, according to a city administrator. Lahmers says she knows one co-worker was grazed by a shot but was OK. She said: "We're all software people". WMTV reports victims were transported to University of Wisconsin hospital. [Full Article...]

Border patrol agent accused of serial killings had 'numerous' weapons

Border patrol agent accused of serial killings had 'numerous' weapons A US Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killings of four women knew the victims and targeted them for their vulnerability, authorities say, as some feared more deaths at the hands of the agent remained undiscovered. He was captured at 2:30 a.m., when police found him hiding in a hotel parking garage, where he unsuccessfully attempted to draw the gunfire of the arresting officers, Garza said... [Full Article...]

Senate Judiciary to probe Kavanaugh, accuser in public hearing

Senate Judiciary to probe Kavanaugh, accuser in public hearing While Ford initially sought to keep her allegation confidential, she said she opted to go public once the allegation emerged in the public eye and reporters began pursuing her. "The FBI has, I think, gone through a process six times with him over the years". Judge, the friend who was allegedly involved in the incident, spoke to The Weekly Standard before Ford came forward publicly, and said: "It... [Full Article...]

Two people fall ill in restaurant in poison attack city: UK police

Two people fall ill in restaurant in poison attack city: UK police Fears that two people had become the latest victims of Novichok poisoning in Salisbury have been allayed after police said there was nothing to suggest the nerve agent had caused them to fall ill. The nationality of the pair have not been confirmed by police. Russia denies involvement, and a diplomatic confrontation over the case has led to sanctions and the expulsion of more than 150 Russian di... [Full Article...]

Where Did Christine Blasey Ford Go to High School?

Where Did Christine Blasey Ford Go to High School? When asked if Kavanaugh had offered to withdraw, Trump replied that was a "ridiculous question". Mr Grassley had earlier stopped short of calling for a public hearing, or for delaying the committee's vote on Mr Kavanaugh which was originally planned for Thursday of this week. [Full Article...]

USA unveils final list of China tariffs

USA unveils final list of China tariffs It could have been longer: some 300 product categories were removed from the list following lobbying from the retail industry and strong opposition from technology giants. A list released last month included coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. This comes just ahead of the mid-term elections, and those affected by tariffs would generally be Trump supporters, like farmers and manufacturers. [Full Article...]


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