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by | October 07, 2018 | 22:29

Murad is a joint victor of the prize with Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege in recognition of their work to end sexual violence in war. Nadia Murad is a human rights activist who, in the words of the committee, "has shown uncommon courage ...

by | October 07, 2018 | 22:05

For the first lady, who is famously private, her buoyant mood has been noticed around the world. First Lady Melania Trump (R) receives flowers from a young girl alongside the first lady of Malawi, Gertrude Maseko (L), as she arrives at Lilongwe International Airport Oct.

by | October 07, 2018 | 21:53

Meng showed reporters the message, on her mobile phone, during a press conference in Lyon, central France , Sunday Oct. 7, 2018, where Interpol is based. "We are always connected by hearts". The statement was the first from China since Meng's disappearance had been reported in France on Friday. After China admitted it had Meng in custody, the paper quoted Beijing-based political commentator Zhang Lifan , who said: "I guess something urgent must have happened".

by | October 07, 2018 | 21:41

McConnell's charged language was shared by other Republicans , who referred to Saturday's near-party-line vote of 50 to 48 as both a galvanizing and polarizing moment. "The other side is obviously fired up, they have been all year". Kavanaugh staunchly denied the allegations, but almost all Senate Democrats voted against his confirmation.

by | October 07, 2018 | 20:43

It also wasn't immediately clear how many victims were involved in the vehicle crash and how many were bystanders. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are en route to investigate one of the deadliest vehicular accidents the region has seen in years.

by | October 07, 2018 | 20:16

Underneath a photo of Khashoggi, a headline reads simply: "A missing voice". "The Post is extremely concerned about Jamal", Post editor Fred Hiatt said . "Jamal Khashoggi is a Saudi journalist and author, and a columnist for Washington Post Global Opinions". On Friday, the journalist's supporters gathered in front of the consulate in Istanbul to demand his release.

by | October 07, 2018 | 19:38

An earthquaked measuring 5.9 on the Richter scaled jolted northwestern Haiti on Sunday, killing at least 11 people. The USGS said the center of the quake was about 11 miles northwest of the city of Port-de-Paix. The tremor rattled the capital Port-de-Prince, sparking fear among residents still reeling from the massive 2010 natural disaster that left at least 200,000 people dead and 300,000 more wounded.

by | October 07, 2018 | 19:11

Netanyahu has harshly criticized European countries over Iran, Israel's main enemy, and their efforts to keep alive the nuclear deal with Tehran. The official reason was the elections in Germany, but German officials and "Israelis" pointed to another reason is its dissatisfaction with the law on the confiscation of private Palestinian land, known as the "Regulation Law", which was approved by the Knesset at that time.

by | October 07, 2018 | 18:27

Brett Kavanaugh , who faced multiple allegations of sexual misconduct , has been sworn in as a justice of the Supreme Court after the closest Senate vote in more than 100 years. "Republicans are the party of law and order and justice". "If Democrats are willing to cause such destruction in the pursuit of power, just imagine the devastation they would cause if they ever obtained the power they so desperately want and crave", Trump said.

by | October 07, 2018 | 12:51

The snake bit him while he was pulling up a net, Northern Territory police told CNN . A British High Commission spokesperson said: "We are supporting the family of a British man who has died in the Northern Territory and are in contact with the Australian authorities".

by | October 07, 2018 | 08:17

One of the volunteers, 48-year-old Asep Junaedi, said 643 people had been buried in the grave so far. Desperate survivors, some crying, waited to get a spot on the vessel which was set to return to the city of Makassar in southern Sulawesi, and brief scuffles broke out with soldiers.

by | October 07, 2018 | 08:04

China expressed its resolute opposition to a series of "groundless" accusations from US Vice President Mike Pence regarding the nation's domestic and foreign policies on Friday, saying that any malicious slander of China is futile. "It's using wedge issues, like trade tariffs, to advance Beijing's political influence", he was to say, adding that the goal is to shift Americans' perception of Chinese policies by mobilizing " covert actors , front groups and propaganda outlets".

by | October 07, 2018 | 07:10

The sources did not say how they believed the killing was carried out. "Ever since the relationship started between Saudi Arabia and the United States of America, we've bought everything with money", he said, adding that since Trump came to power, the the kingdom made a decision to purchase over 60 percent of its needed armament from the U.S.

by | October 07, 2018 | 04:54

Critics have objected to Kavanaugh over his sexual assault allegations, as well as his record and statements that have been widely regarded as partisan . "I do believe that she was assaulted". The 53 year old will be sworn in later on Saturday at the Supreme Court. US President Donald Trump praised the Senate on Twitter for approving "our GREAT NOMINEE, Judge Brett Kavanaugh , to the United States Supreme Court".

by | October 07, 2018 | 04:15

While this account, and the many others provided by another classmate, Chad Ludington, are certainly damaging to Kavanaugh's personal reputation, it's unclear what, if any effect they'll have on the confirmation process, or the ongoing FBI investigation into Kavanaugh's background.

by | October 07, 2018 | 02:50

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . Senators then endured a rare all-night session to satisfy the requirement of 30 hours of debate following Friday's vote. Wade case that assured the right to abortion. The Senate vote on confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court is certain to be close, even if the outcome is no longer suspenseful.

by | October 07, 2018 | 00:59

Saudi Arabia's Consulate General in Istanbul said in a statement on Wednesday that Khashoggi had left the consulate building shortly after his appointment on Tuesday. "It would be unfair and outrageous if he has been detained for his work as a journalist and commentator", the Post's global opinions editor, Eli Lopez, said in a statement.

by | October 06, 2018 | 22:37

The Interpol chief's wife, who is living in France, where the global law enforcement organization is based, reported him missing on Friday, according to multiple media reports . She said since Xi Jinping came to power in 2012, well over a million party officials have been disciplined in some way. There have been several cases in recent years of senior Chinese officials vanishing without explanation, only for the government to announce weeks or even months later that they have been put ...

by | October 06, 2018 | 21:51

Collins publicly spoke out Friday afternoon in support of President Trump's pending high court pick. They chanted, "Vote them out!" "I believe that Brett Kavanaugh is a good man", she told reporters. Murkowski was the lone Republican to vote against advancing Kavanaugh's nomination during Friday's cloture vote. But Democrats say women angered at the Kavanaugh accusations will turn out in large numbers to vote out Republicans.

by | October 06, 2018 | 20:27

The Senate vote, set to begin from 3:30 p.m. (1930 GMT), will bring an end to a raucous nomination process defined by harrowing testimony from a woman who says Kavanaugh tried to rape her when they were teenagers - and his fiery rebuttal.