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    US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley resigns

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is resigning ‘to take a little time off,’ president Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as she...

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    Hurricane Michael menaces Florida after fatal flooding in Central America

    Reuters . Florida | Updated at 01:00pm on October 09, 2018

    Florida's governor mobilised National Guard troops and thousands of gulf coast residents were ordered evacuated on Monday, two days before Hurricane Michael was forecast to...

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    Trump 'concerned' over disappeared Saudi journalist

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:31am on October 09, 2018

    President Donald Trump said Monday he was ‘concerned’ by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor allegedly killed at the Saudi consulate...

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    Trump apologises to Kavanaugh, declares him ‘proven innocent’

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:22am on October 09, 2018

    US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sought to put a bruising confirmation battle behind him on Monday at a White House ceremony in which president...

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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...