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Trump: Kavanaugh sex assault claims were ‘all made up’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump: “The main base of the Democrats have shifted so far left we’ll end up being Venezuela.” US President Donald Trump has said the sex assault claims made against his new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh were a “hoax” and “all made up”. The Republican president condemned Democratic calls to impeach the ...

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Liam Gallagher questioned over ‘assault’ at London club

Image copyright EPA Image caption “No specific allegations” have been made about the singer, police said Liam Gallagher has been interviewed under caution over what police have called “an incident consistent with assault” at a London venue. Police said they had been made aware of footage, published by the Sun, which appeared to show the former Oasis singer with his ...

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U.S. funding cut is ‘flagrant assault’ against Palestinian people: Abbas spokesman

RAMALLAH (Reuters) – A U.S. decision to halt funding to a U.N. agency helping Palestinian refugees was a “flagrant assault” against Palestinian people, a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Friday. “The consecutive American decisions represent a flagrant assault against the Palestinian people and a defiance of U.N. resolutions,” spokesman Nabil Abu Rdainah told Reuters. “Such a punishment will ...

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U.S. sees assault on Idlib as escalation of Syria conflict: Pompeo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said the United States views the Syrian government military assault on rebel-held Idlib as an escalation of the Syrian conflict, as the State Department warned that Washington would respond to any chemical attack by Damascus. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a press conference at the ...

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Syrian army preparing phased Idlib assault: source

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces are preparing a phased offensive in the northwestern province of Idlib and surrounding areas, the last big rebel enclave, a source close to Damascus said on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO:A general view taken with a drone shows the Clock Tower of the rebel-held Idlib city, Syria June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah/File Photo Russia, President Bashar ...

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Asia Argento ‘accused of sexual assault’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Asia Argento was one of the first women to accuse Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault One of the leading figures in the #MeToo movement has reportedly been accused of sexual assault herself. Italian actress Asia Argento was one of the first to speak out against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The New York Times reports that ...

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Six dead as Brazilian soldiers swarm Rio slums in anti-drug assault

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – At least five civilians and one soldier died in shootouts in northern Rio de Janeiro on Monday, the army said, as thousands of Brazilian soldiers swept into slums in pursuit of drug gangs, trapping terrified residents in their homes. Brazilian Army soldiers fire their weapons during a shootout with drug gangs during an operation in ...

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Syrian military extends southwest assault, thousands displaced

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on Deraa city for the first time in nearly a year on Monday, a rebel and a war monitor said, extending an assault in southwest Syria which has driven thousands from their homes. Smoke rises from al-Harak town, as seen from Deraa countryside, Syria June 25, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Faqir Along with the ...

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