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    US needs answers on Saudi journalist: Washington Post

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:58am on October 08, 2018

    The United States should ‘demand answers’ from Saudi Arabia about the disappearance and alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, The Washington Post said late Sunday...

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    After fight that split US, Kavanaugh sworn into Supreme Court

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:06am on October 07, 2018

    Conservative US judge Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court Saturday by a razor-thin margin in the Senate, ending months of partisan rancour over...

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    US set to confirm SC nominee Kavanaugh

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:06am on October 07, 2018

    The US Senate is expected to confirm conservative judge Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court justice — offering president Donald Trump a big political...

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    Hundreds arrested in US SC protest

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:04am on October 06, 2018

    President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans gained confidence on Thursday that his US Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, could win Senate confirmation after two wavering lawmakers...

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    Pence paints China as enemy in US election

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on October 06, 2018

    Vice-president Mike Pence on Thursday accused China of military aggression, commercial theft and rising human rights violations as he cast the Asian power as a...

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    Supreme Court nominee in unusual plea as US Senate nears vote

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:59am on October 05, 2018

    As angry protesters swamped Capitol Hill on the eve of a crunch vote Friday to advance the nomination of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the...

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    FBI report on Brett Kavanaugh nears completion

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:25am on October 04, 2018

    The FBI's report on sexual misconduct allegations against US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh neared completion late on Wednesday as the battle over his selection...

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    UN court tells US to ease Iran sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on October 04, 2018

    The UN’s top court ordered the United States Wednesday to lift sanctions on humanitarian goods for Iran in a stunning setback for US president Donald...

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    Saudi king wouldn’t last without US support, says Trump

    Reuters . Southaven | Updated at 12:50pm on October 03, 2018

    President Donald Trump made an undiplomatic remark about close ally Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, saying he warned Saudi Arabia's King Salman he would not last...

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    Melania Trump carves solo path in Africa visit

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:37pm on October 02, 2018

    Melania Trump left Washington —and her husband's shadow -- Monday for a four-country tour of Africa that will give the glamorous and at times enigmatic...

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