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Tears, beer, anger & ‘no ill will’: Kavanaugh testimony highlights

Judge Brett Kavanaugh denied all accusations he sexually assaulted a woman in high school, saying he bears no ill will to his accuser. His ire was reserved for Democrats, whom he accused of “search and destroy” tactics. Facing the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday afternoon, following a testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh denied her allegations “categorically and unequivocally.” ...

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Netherlands ends support to Syrian militants & White Helmets since Assad ‘will soon win’

The Netherlands has decided to end its support to militants in Syria, since the program did not yield “expected” results. The move comes as journalists found one of the groups had been labeled as terrorists by the country itself. “The opportunity to quickly change the situation [in Syria] is extremely small,” reads the letter the lower house of the parliament ...

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‘If Iran can't export oil no-one in Middle East will,’ Tehran warns

Iran has once again threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, a vital artery for oil coming from the Middle East. The latest warning was issued by the supreme leader’s senior adviser for international affairs, Ali Akbar Velayati. Read more “The most transparent, complete and prompt response was given by Mr [Hassan] Rouhani, the Iranian president, in his last trip ...

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‘Will America wake up?’ Republican congressman retweets anti-immigration post from white supremacist

Iowa congressman Steve King has attracted a backlash after apparently endorsing a Twitter post from a prominent British far-right activist. “65% of Italians under the age of 35 now oppose mass immigration. Europe is waking up…” Mark Collett tweeted on Tuesday, citing a recent public opinion poll in the country. Collett came to prominence as the leader of the youth ...

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‘Will use if needed’: Erdogan says Turkey didn’t buy S-400 from Russia ‘to keep them in store’

Turkey didn’t acquire the Russian-built S-400 air defense systems for them to collect dust and may use them, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, adding the purchase was to reduce Ankara’s dependency on US arms supplies. “We will not just buy the S-400s and place them in a storehouse. We will use them if need be,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...

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‘If Mueller doesn’t get you, Stormy will’ – Maxine Waters to Trump after ‘low-IQ’ jab

Democratic congresswoman Maxine Waters says she’s “not intimidated” by Donald Trump and forecasts his impeachment, as the pair continued exchanging barbs in one of the most vitriolic running feuds on Capitol Hill. Waters, 79, went on MSNBC and insisted that Trump’s impeachment was a matter of time, saying that “if for some reason Mueller does not get him, Stormy will. ...

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‘Will no one think of straight white men?’ Labour defends equalities conference ban

Labour has defended its decision to ban heterosexual white men from its equality conference. The party is facing a backlash for saying attendees must self-define as disabled, LGBT, a woman, or from an ethnic minority background. The one-day event will allow delegates to vote for women’s, black and ethnic minority (BAME), disabled and LGBT representatives to the Young Labour National ...

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Qatari royal claims he is being ‘held against his will’ in UAE (VIDEO)

An obscure member of the Qatari royal family released a video Sunday in which he alleges that he is being held against his will in Abu Dhabi, a claim which Emirati authorities have vehemently denied. “I am currently in Abu Dhabi. I was a guest of Sheikh Mohammed. I am no longer a guest; I am a prisoner,” Sheikh Abdullah ...

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US ‘will be taking names’ during UNGA vote on Jerusalem move, envoy Haley warns

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 01:58 Edited time: 20 Dec, 2017 02:01 The US is ready to “take names” of its critics, America’s ambassador to the UN has warned, ahead of a GA session to debate Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move its embassy there. The US is ratcheting up its rhetoric and its threats ...

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Tillerson vows Taliban ‘will never win,’ urges Pakistan to meet US ‘conditions’ for support

In a secretive trip to Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson doubted Pakistan’s ability to fight the Taliban. But he also denied the Taliban has any path to victory, despite the Pentagon chief saying they were “surging.” Tillerson arrived at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul on Monday, following an earlier trip in the day to ...

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