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Passenger plane overshoots runway, ditches in Pacific lagoon

Passenger plane overshoots runway, ditches in Pacific lagoon

The flight was landing. There were no reports of serious injuries. Air Niugini is Papua New Guinea's leading airline and flies to over 30 destinations both nationally and internationally. "I thought...

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Corbyn to urge EU to avoid no-deal Brexit result

Corbyn to urge EU to avoid no-deal Brexit result

Sir Keir won a standing ovation from a large majority of delegates, though some remained firmly in their seats. Even the four or five pro-Brexit Labour MPs who May could look too would likely be can...

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‘My friends and I cringed’ over high school yearbook, Kavanaugh says

Kavanaugh commented on his high school years in a Fox News interview on Monday night: "People might have had too many beers on occasion and people generally in high school - I think all of us have...

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President Trump holds rare solo news conference

President Trump holds rare solo news conference

Embittered at how a once-assured confirmation process for Kavanaugh has unraveled, Trump was hoping to regain back control during the early evening appearance in NY. Trump also engaged in a lengthy as...

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Julie Swetnick accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Julie Swetnick accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

She alleges that Kavanaugh was present at parties where girls were being drugged and gang raped . Judge and Kavanaugh went to the same high school together, Georgetown Preparatory School, a privat...

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Trump says China is interfering in midterm elections

We need a truly great leader, a genius at strategy and winning. In August, Mr Trump's National Security Advisor, John Bolton, said Russia, North Korea and Iran are also being suspected of "inter...

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Trump takes Iran drive to the UN

Trump takes Iran drive to the UN

Rouhani invited the U.S.to come back to negotiations within the U.N. Security Council, which endorsed the nuclear deal. "Following America's withdrawal, the United States began reimposing nuclear-re...

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GOP-chosen format for Christine Blasey Ford testimony gave advantage to Democrats

GOP-chosen format for Christine Blasey Ford testimony gave advantage to Democrats

Kavanaugh has repeatedly denied the accusation. Christine Blasey Ford are set to testify Thursday morning before the Senate Judiciary Committee, after days of negotiations with the committee to s...

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Justin Milne 'never sent' email calling for journalists' sacking

Justin Milne 'never sent' email calling for journalists' sacking

ABC's managing director Michelle Guthrie was sacked on Monday. "It's clearly not a good thing for everybody to be trying to do their job with this kind of fire storm going on, so I wanted to pr...

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Russian-Israeli Conflict in the Skies of Syria

Russian-Israeli Conflict in the Skies of Syria

The S-300 would represent a major upgrade over the older Russian-made systems the Syrians now use, and would put US, coalition, and Israeli jets under much greater danger of being shot down if the...

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Christine Blasey Ford says she remembers "uproarious laughter" of alleged attackers

Republicans , including President Trump, have called the claims part of a "smear" campaign against Kavanaugh's nomination. Another woman came forward over the weekend, telling The New Yorker m...

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Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh Testify Before Senate Committee

Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh Testify Before Senate Committee

As the future of the country's highest court hangs in the balance, Kavanaugh and his accusers will be under intense scrutiny from all sides. "I am terrified", she said, in her opening statement ....

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Adultery no longer a crime in India

Adultery no longer a crime in India

Society treating women as embodiment of virtue leads to things like honour killings, he said , adding that the archaic law is against dignity, liberty and sexual autonomy guaranteed under the Constit...

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Authorities: Body Of Missing Boy Maddox Ritch Found

Authorities: Body Of Missing Boy Maddox Ritch Found

FBI Charlotte officials announced that remains believed to be the young boy's were found at about 1 p.m. Thursday off a highway near the park . Hundreds of law enforcement officers and search an...

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Kavanaugh denies new allegations, says they’re from ‘Twilight Zone’ and ‘never happened’

Kavanaugh denies new allegations, says they’re from ‘Twilight Zone’ and ‘never happened’

Attorney Michael Avenatti says his client is Julie Swetnick . He also tweeted a defense of his client's credibility , claiming she was granted security clearances through past work with the ...

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Trump Defends Kavanaugh in Wake of Additional Allegations

Kavanaugh says he has "never sexually assaulted anyone -not in high school, not in college, not ever". "I can always be convinced", Trump said . Judge is a boyhood friend of Kavanaugh who has writt...

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Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick

State Department-says she first met Kavanaugh and Judge in 1980 or 1981 at a house party. Judge, a high school friend of Kavanaugh's, has become an important character witness for the nominee as h...

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Buhari Condemns Global Violence, Calls For World Peace

Buhari Condemns Global Violence, Calls For World Peace

No resemblance to #Mandela at all. "Our close bonds are reflected in the philosophy of Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi", she said. This is what other tweeps had to say. Wang said "the United Nations is...

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Alan Hogg missing: British millionaire and wife vanish in Thailand

Alan Hogg missing: British millionaire and wife vanish in Thailand

The wife's brother, Warut Satchakit, was arrested over the disappearance after CCTV showed him entering the home and stealing the vehicle on Thursday. Police later arrested Mr Warut after CCTV footage...

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Trump Chairs UNSC Session but Faces Opposition on Iran Issue

The president once again criticized a nuclear deal with Iran endorsed by the council three years ago, saying a "horrible, one-sided deal allowed Iran to continue its path to a bomb and gave Iran ...

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Japan's universities improve in global rankings after years of decline

DLSU, meanwhile, is in the 801-1000 bracket. The rankings rated 1,258 universities in 86 countries on measures including teaching, research, worldwide outlook and income from industry. But the maj...

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President Trump holds press conference

President Trump holds press conference

Embittered at how a once-assured confirmation process for Judge Brett Kavanaugh has unraveled, Trump hopes to wrest back control during the early evening appearance in NY. "They're obstructionists...

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Senate panel receives new Kavanaugh allegations

In a sworn declaration, Swetnick said she was a "victim of one of these "gang" or "train" rapes where Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh were present " at a party in Washington D.C.in approximate...

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U.S. approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan: Pentagon

U.S. approves possible $330 million military sale to Taiwan: Pentagon

The proposed deal to be put before the US Congress, announced on Tuesday by the Pentagon, the US defence department, would cover spare parts for F-16, C-130 and F-5 indigenous defence fighter jets, an...

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UN was laughing WITH me, not at me

Trump went on to tout the USA economy, before going back to explain the awkward moment. The pushback on Mr Trump and his approach to foreign policy started during his speech to the UN General Asse...

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Bellingcat identifies Skripal poisoning suspect as Russian colonel

Bellingcat identifies Skripal poisoning suspect as Russian colonel

The independent United Kingdom -based research group Bellingcat and Russian website The Insider on Wednesday published an investigation that they said proved the suspect identified by British police...

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Amid Rising Tensions With Beijing, US Flies Bombers Over South China Sea

Amid Rising Tensions With Beijing, US Flies Bombers Over South China Sea

The move also follows the USA approval of a possible $330 million package for Taiwan comprising military aviation replacement parts. Reacting angrily against the USA arms sale to Taiwan, Chinese F...

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Donald Trump Has

Donald Trump Has "No Plans" To Meet Hassan Rouhani "Despite Requests"

But now, Trump has withdrawn from the deal and wants the same countries his trade practices have beaten up to join him in cutting ties with Iran , which has kept its side of the deal. "Beginning th...

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And is likely to replace Rod Rosenstein

And is likely to replace Rod Rosenstein

Rosenstein reportedly also suggested invoking the 25th Amendment to remove the president from office previous year. "There's never been a cleaner guy in the Justice Department than this man", said ...

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U.S. Adds Maduro’s Wife to Sanctions List

U.S. Adds Maduro’s Wife to Sanctions List

Would he address the United Nations on Wednesday - or bow out, given the risk, he said , that he could be "killed" on American soil? But top Venezuelan officials were oddly silent Wednesday as sp...

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