• Senate Democrats suggest past Federal Bureau of Investigation probes found evidence of Kavanaugh misconduct

    Senate Democrats suggest past Federal Bureau of Investigation probes found evidence of Kavanaugh misconduct

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    It marked an aggressive change of tactics after Trump had opted to show restraint towards Christine Blasey Ford , calling her a " very credible witness " following her Senate testimony against Judge Brett Kavanaugh last week. Trump ordered the FBI investigation last Friday, limiting its duration to no more than a week. It was unclear whether the White House, which for weeks has raised doubts about the allegations, had finalized its review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ...
  • China fines Fan Bingbing in months-long tax evasion case

    China fines Fan Bingbing in months-long tax evasion case

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    Of the total amount, Fan is being personally fined around $70 million for tax evasion, according to an announcement carried Wednesday by China's official Xinhua News Agency, citing tax authorities. While the host later retracted the accusation and Fan denied any wrongdoing, her subsequent silence resonated far louder, igniting rampant speculation aboutwhat had become of one of China's most recognizable people.
  • Tense International Encounter Unfolds in South China Sea

    Tense International Encounter Unfolds in South China Sea

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    A Chinese destroyer sent to escort the USS Decatur on a " freedom of navigation " sail-by in the disputed South China Sea has come dangerously close and forced the US vessel to maneuver to "prevent collision", the US Navy said. China's Foreign Ministry said in a separate statement it strongly urged the United States to stop such " provocative " actions and to "immediately correct its mistakes".
  • Supreme Court Justice Kagan on how split court can function

    Supreme Court Justice Kagan on how split court can function

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    Independent voters, who supported Kavanaugh 45 - 39 percent September 10, oppose his confirmation 49 - 39 percent today. He also says he stands by Kavanaugh, who's denied the allegations. The White House is the FBI's "client" requesting the background investigation - albeit at the Senate Judiciary Committee's request - and therefore the White House, not the Senate, has set the ground rules.
  • S. Korea believes North begins demining at DMZ

    S. Korea believes North begins demining at DMZ

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    On Monday, units of South Korean army engineers with demining equipment were deployed to the border village of Panmunjom and another frontline area called "Arrow Head Hill" where the Koreas plan their first joint searches for soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War .