Hong Kong pro-independence party formally outlawed in first such move since handover

Hong Kong authorities formally banned on Monday a group promoting independence from China - the first outlawing of a political ...
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Trump on Twitter (Sept 23): Tiger Woods, Japan

The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) The opinions expressed are ...
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Brett Kavanaugh: Second woman alleges sexual misconduct by Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Donald Trump‘s nominee to be placed on the Supreme Court. Senate Democrats are said to be investigating the allegation dating ...
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Accuser of Kavanaugh to testify on Thursday

The agreement for Christine Blasey Ford to testify came just hours before the New Yorker magazine published an article in ...
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Ed Whelan Takes 'Leave Of Absence' From Ethics Group After Bizarre Kavanaugh Theory

The conservative lawyer and commentator who concocted a theory that Brett
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Democrats investigating new sexual misconduct claim against Kavanaugh, New Yorker reports

A second woman has stepped forward with an accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, this time during ...
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Panetta: Egypt’s leaders promise full democracy

Egypts newly elected President Mohammed Morsi, right, meets with US defense Secretary Leon Panetta in Cairo, Egypt, Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Panetta is seeking assurances from Egypt's new Islamist government that the country will remain a military partner at a time of political tumult in the Middle East and growing worry about Iran's nuclear ambitions. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta left meetings with Egypt's new leaders Tuesday with an optimistic outlook for the valuable American ally emerging from its Arab Spring revolution, saying that he believes new Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and the country's military chief both are committed to democratic rule.


Iraq car bombs kill 14: officials

A fire engine arrives at the scene following twin car bombs in the Karrada area of the capital BaghdadTwin car bombs in Baghdad killed 12 people and wounded at least 47 others on Tuesday, while another attack west of the capital killed two and wounded three, security and medical officials said.