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Global Juncker hopes to reach Brexit deal in November
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Brexit negotiators need to "lock themselves into a room" for the next two weeks to hammer out a deal, Ireland's deputy prime minister has insisted. This would be "much further reaching on trade, on internal security and on foreign policy co-operation" than Canada's arrangement, he said. Mr Eastwood said: "The time to deliver on a deal is now".

Global Rand reflects confidence in new finance minister
Author: 0 Rand reflects confidence in new finance minister

He added that Nene feared his testimony to the inquiry "detracted from the important task of serving the people of South Africa particularly as we work to re-establish public trust in government". Nene was sacked from Mr. Zuma's cabinet and was briefly replaced by a pro-Gupta minister. In a separate issue, a South African newspaper reported last week that Mr.

Global Senate heads to final vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination
Author: 0 Senate heads to final vote on Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

Susan Collins and Jeff Flake . "FBI investigation was done, is completed and Senate voted", Trump said while speaking with reporters in front of the Sphinx in Egypt during her first major solo trip overseas. Murkowski has reviewed seven Supreme Court nominations since 2005. In a lengthy speech on the Senate floor, the Republican from ME ended speculation that she would dissent from the rest of her party and block the nomination.

Global Trump lashes out at Capitol Hill protesters
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Capitol Hill protesters

A reporter observed a group of pro-Kavanaugh advocates with regalia from a large conservative lobby on Friday - hours after President Donald Trump complained on Twitter that the "elevator screamers" who confronted Sen. Amid a national reckoning around gender roles and sexual consent, protesters have flooded the Capitol in recent days, with many women angrily addressing senators, some identifying themselves as sexual assault victims.

Global Trail of blunders gave away suspect second Salisbury attack suspect Alexander Mishkin
Author: 0 Trail of blunders gave away suspect second Salisbury attack suspect Alexander Mishkin

Skripal and his daughter were found slumped on a public bench in the town Salisbury and a woman later died after her partner found a fake perfume bottle which police believe had been used to smuggle the nerve agent into the UK. Bellingcat says it "conclusively identified" Mishkin from "multiple open sources, testimony from people familiar with the person, as well as copies of personally identifying documents", including his passport.

Global Israel to demolish Palestinian home as punishment
Author: 0 Israel to demolish Palestinian home as punishment

An Israeli woman also shot in the attack says a Palestinian treated her wounds. Security forces were searching for the suspected perpetrator, Conricus said . Palestinians often face tough choices in finding employment under Israeli occupation, especially in the economically struggling West Bank. A wave of Palestinian attacks against Israelis broke out in 2015, but they have since become sporadic.

Global Melania Trump rounds off Africa tour in Egypt
Author: 0 Melania Trump rounds off Africa tour in Egypt

While there, she also received a briefing about USAID's Water Table Reduction Project at the base of the Sphinx, according to the statement. Although the day was largely uneventful, video footage of her visit showed one of the baby elephants almost knocking Melania over as she approached.

Global Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married in a custom Vera Wang
Author: 0 Former first daughter Barbara Bush gets married in a custom Vera Wang

The couple exchanged vows at Walker's Point in Kennebunkport, Maine , in front of family, according to a statement from the office of her father, President George W. - there, and his brother, Edward Coyne III, served as best man. Craig's mother and sister, Katie, each gave a reading during the ceremony, as did former FLOTUS Laura Bush .

Global 20 dead after crash involving wedding limo in NY
Author: 0 20 dead after crash involving wedding limo in NY

A limousine headed to a birthday party was going up to 60 miles per hour when it blew through a T intersection , killed two pedestrians, hit a parked vehicle and flew into a ditch, splintering trees and flinging bodies as all 18 people on board were killed Saturday in upstate NY, witnesses said .

Global Michael is hurricane, more watches issued for growing storm
Author: 0 Michael is hurricane, more watches issued for growing storm

Hurricane Michael will also create conditions for a tornado to potentially form. Over very warm waters and light upper level winds, the Hurricane Center said the storm could rapidly intensify over the next 24 to 36 hours. He added that the effects of the storm could have similarities to Hurricane Hermine, which caused lengthy power outages in the Tallahassee area two years ago.

Global Pakistan''s opposition leader jailed for 10 days ahead of by
Author: 0 Pakistan''s opposition leader jailed for 10 days ahead of by

A NAB court on Saturday heard charges that Sharif in 2014 illegally canceled a contract with a construction company and sought to award it to another company, allegedly for a bribe. " Shahbaz Sharif being the chief minister had set great examples of transparency and honesty in all projects". He said that the joint opposition would give tough time to the government and would not let it victimise the opposition parties in the name of accountability.

Global 92 detained for looting after natural disaster, tsunami in Indonesia
Author: 0 92 detained for looting after natural disaster, tsunami in Indonesia

Save the Children said it has sent more than 1,000 kits to support shelter, hygiene, child-friendly spaces and temporary educational facilities. Global aid offers have picked up since Jakarta's belated request for help, with the UN's Central Emergency Response Fund announcing late on Tuesday that it was releasing US$15 million (RM62.11 million) in aid.

Global Interpol asks China for information on its missing president
Author: 0 Interpol asks China for information on its missing president

Meng's wife reported him missing to police in Lyon Thursday after she said she hadn't heard from in in 10 days and had recently received threats, a French Interior Ministry statement said. The organisation links up police officials from its 192 member states, who can use Interpol to disseminate their search for a fugitive or a missing person.

Global Republicans deplore Trump mocking Brett Kavanaugh accuser
Author: 0 Republicans deplore Trump mocking Brett Kavanaugh accuser

At a campaign rally in MS rally on Tuesday, the audience laughed as Trump ran through a list of what he described as holes in Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. "He is a profile in cowardice". The controversy over Kavanaugh's nomination - which could be put to a final vote in the Senate as early as Saturday - comes ahead of November congressional elections in which Trump's Republican Party will battle to keep control of Congress.

Global Interpol president Meng Hongwei reported missing after travelling to China
Author: 0 Interpol president Meng Hongwei reported missing after travelling to China

Chinese politician Meng Hongwei was first reported missing by his wife after traveling to China . The investigation was opened after Mr Meng's wife went to police to report her husband missing. Interpol , which coordinates worldwide policing efforts, says it is aware of media reports in connection with Hongwei's disappearance. His term runs until 2020.

Global US charges 7 Russian intel officers with hacking
Author: 0 US charges 7 Russian intel officers with hacking

Britain says Russia's military intelligence agency , the GRU , attacked a wide range of civilian and political targets in what it calls a "flagrant violation of global law". and worldwide anti-doping agencies. Russian Federation on Thursday dismissed the accusations as "fantasies". Prosecutors say some of those accused were also involved in the thwarted hacking of the worldwide chemical watchdog in the Netherlands , revealed by Dutch authorities earlier.

Global British PM Theresa May Sashay Onstage to ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’
Author: 0 British PM Theresa May Sashay Onstage to ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’

May awkwardly took a spin around, robotically pumped her arms in the air Wednesday and had a brief laugh at her own expense before a key speech. The routine a self-deprecatory reference to her recent trip to Africa, where the Prime Minister was mocked online for her awkward dancing skills.

Global McConnell takes key step toward Kavanaugh vote
Author: 0 McConnell takes key step toward Kavanaugh vote

The incident happened in 1985 when Kavanaugh, an undergrad at Yale at the time , mistook a 21-year-old man at a local bar for Ali Campbell, the lead singer of UB40 (who had performed in the area that night), and allegedly threw ice and a beer at him, causing injury.

Global Boris Johnson turns up heat on PM at Conservative meeting
Author: 0 Boris Johnson turns up heat on PM at Conservative meeting

This is not what we voted for. This is an outrage. "It's not taking back control". "I think the Chequer's plan is completely unacceptable for a country like Britain which has been a sovereign country for a thousand years, we've written our own rules, we can not have the worst of both world's - that is to say, to have people's rules without any chance of writing them".

Author: 0 Democrats question Kavanaugh's credibility and temperament

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is "hell-bent on getting this done" this week, one Democrat said. He pledged that the full U.S. senate would begin voting on Mr Kavanaugh's nomination this week. "Wholly inappropriate and entirely unacceptable" chimed in Murkowski. Trump drew laughs from supporters at a rally Tuesday night with his rendition of how Ford answered questions at last week's hearing.

Author: 0 Trump mocks Christine Blasey Ford at rally

Hours after Ford detailed her allegation of Kavanaugh's drunken sexual assault at a party when the two were in high school, Trump offered Ford praise. America First Policies, a group closely affiliated with Trump, extended a pro-Kavanaugh ad this week it had initially expected to take off the air, aides told USA TODAY.

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