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White House counselor Kellyanne Conway appeared to set the tone across multiple morning shows on Monday when she pushed for Ford to be allowed to testify before lawmakers. It's even possible that President Trump and Republicans never get to replace retired justice Anthony M. Kennedy with a conservative pick. That remark seemed his latest in which he's veered from messaging by congressional leaders.
  • Syria shoots down Russian plane during Israeli air strike

    Syria shoots down Russian plane during Israeli air strike

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    The fate of the 15 missing persons on board is not known, but Russian Federation said Israel was responsible for the death of the plane's crew due to its "irresponsible actions" with the Kremlin threatening retaliatory steps in response. The statement also laid blame on Iran and Hezbollah. In past US-led strikes, Syria has shown little proof that its air defence can actually fend off large-scale naval cruise missile strikes.
  • Death toll rises to 31 as Hurricane Florence continues to RAVAGE US

    Death toll rises to 31 as Hurricane Florence continues to RAVAGE US

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    A tornado watch was issued for parts of North and SC as emergency management officials also warned of the potential for dam failures and landslides. One road was opened into Wilmington at least briefly, and items have been brought into the city by military trucks and helicopters.
  • New Apple watch: Check the time, give yourself an EKG

    New Apple watch: Check the time, give yourself an EKG

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    The first of these was the Apple Watch Series Four, the fourth generation of Apple Watch with a sleeker design, a larger display screen, more emphasis on visuals and detail, and better communications and activity features (you can read a complete breakdown of the Apple Watch Series 4 here).
  • Nintendo Launches Official NES Controllers For Switch

    Nintendo Launches Official NES Controllers For Switch

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    Joining it is the rumored Katamari Damacy Reroll . Well, Nintendo has basically given you online play for free since the console released and has absorbed the cost of running the required servers. LEGO DC Super Villains: A new LEGO game is always an exciting announcement. Tortimer Island was not only a cute and fun adventure to have, it also was one of the best places to get quick bells in New Leaf .
  • Trump defends Supreme Court pick after sexual assault allegation

    Trump defends Supreme Court pick after sexual assault allegation

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    On NBC's " Today ", Katz defended Ford's initial decision to stay anonymous and then to come forward . The note has boxes to check for "yes" or "no" and seems to compare Mr Kavanaugh's accuser to a school yard crush. A draft letter, appearing to be signed by more than 200 Holton-Arms alumnae from 1967 to 2018, called for an investigation into the allegation and called Ford's experience one that is "all too consistent with stories we heard and lived while attending Holton".
  • Kavanaugh Accuser Willing To Testify If Asked

    Kavanaugh Accuser Willing To Testify If Asked

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    Maura Fitzgerald and Maura Kane both joined 63 other women in signing a letter in support of Kavanaugh, Martha MacCallum reported . Many GOP activists stood firmly by Kavanaugh amid the firestorm and prepared for a drawn-out battle over his nomination.
  • Syria war: Russian Federation and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib

    Syria war: Russian Federation and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib

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    Asked about Trump's tweet, Peskov said such warnings do not consider "the unsafe and negative potential" of the rebel-held enclave and show that the White House does not have a "comprehensive approach" to solving the Syria crisis. "In line with our policy of fighting terrorism and reclaiming Syria's territorial integrity, we are highly determined to solve the Idlib issue so that the people are not harmed", he added.
  • Apple iOS 12 rolls out tonight

    Apple iOS 12 rolls out tonight

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    However, if you generally fall on the cautious side, or if you depend on your devices to work properly, here's our advice on when you should think about installing these new versions. Regardless of whether you choose iTunes or iCloud to backup your device, each app will show you the time and date of your last backup so you'll know you've done it correctly.
  • Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser Willing to Testify, Lawyer Says

    Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser Willing to Testify, Lawyer Says

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    At the White House, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, told reporters, "She should not be insulted". "She will agree to participate in any proceedings that she's asked to participate in". "I agree with Senator Flake that we should delay this week's vote", Feinstein said. "This has to be weighed against what we already know-which is that Judge Kavanaugh is a man of good character and integrity", Conway said, noting he has been through half a dozen rounds of Federal Bureau of ...
  • Needle-in-strawberry scare spreads across Australia

    Needle-in-strawberry scare spreads across Australia

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    Officials said the contaminated fruit appeared to have originated at a Queensland-based supplier. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the reward on the weekend, saying whoever is responsible is putting the state's $160 million strawberry industry at risk.
  • Kavanaugh accuser is ‘willing to do whatever it takes,’ lawyer says

    Kavanaugh accuser is ‘willing to do whatever it takes,’ lawyer says

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    She said she believes it occurred in the summer of 1982, when she was 15, around the end of her sophomore year at the all-girls Holton-Arms School in Bethesda. "We are women who have known Brett Kavanaugh for more than 35 years and knew him while he attended high school between 1979 and 1983". Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, an Iowa Republican, is pushing ahead with plans for a committee vote on Kavanaugh's nomination next Thursday.
  • Severe flooding after Hurricane Florence makes landfall

    Severe flooding after Hurricane Florence makes landfall

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    Soil remains saturated and water tables high in the northeast, which could result in flooding problems should Florence bring heavy rounds of rain to the area. Charlotte and Asheville in North Carolina, and Roanoke, Virginia, could be in for heavy rains as Florence plods inland. Statewide, Duke Energy reported more than 58,000 without power in SC and more than 476,000 in the dark in North Carolina.
  • Millions face Florence floods after 'epic' rainfall in Carolinas

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    Susan Hedgepeth is assisted along with her dog Cooper by members of the U.S. Coast Guard in Lumberton, N.C., September 16, 2018 , following flooding from Hurricane Florence . Florence continues to dump heavy rain in Fayetteville. Numerous highways, including sections of I-95 and I-40, are closed, and road flooding has virtually cut off the coastal city of Wilmington .
  • Forecaster: Florence storm surge not diminished

    Forecaster: Florence storm surge not diminished

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    The Hurricane Center reported heavy rain bands with tropical-storm-force winds had arrived in the North Carolina Outer Banks. This satellite image show the sun rising on the storm Thursday morning. Tropical Storm Florence was downgraded from a risky Category 1 storm Friday, but millions have still been affected. The losses won't be easily or quickly overcome.
  • Apple teased by Xiaomi for over-the-top pricing of iPhones

    Apple teased by Xiaomi for over-the-top pricing of iPhones

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    The retailer's membership warehouse Sam's Club offered afree $100 gift card with iPhone Xs activation since pre-order began on Friday. Its metal is stainless steel. In addition to that, the cheaper model has the capability to adjust the amount of bokeh effects after the photo is taken. Should Apple pursue the development and manufacturing of a different budget smartphone? We've even compiled them for you.
  • Newswatch: HURRICANE FLORENCE | UPDATE Florence drenches the Carolinas

    Newswatch: HURRICANE FLORENCE | UPDATE Florence drenches the Carolinas

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    USA power companies said more than 870,000 homes and businesses, mostly in North Carolina and SC, were without power on Saturday after Florence hit the Southeast coast. About 70 people in Jacksonville, North Carolina, had to be moved to safety from a hotel whose structural integrity was threatened by the hurricane.
  • Trump says Hurricane Maria death toll number was made up by Democrats

    Trump says Hurricane Maria death toll number was made up by Democrats

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    Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello also has criticized Trump for not providing additional federal funds still needed for emergency housing and debris removal. On Aug. 27, the Puerto Rican government put the number of dead at 2,975, a total based on a George Washington University study commissioned by the Puerto Rico government that includes deaths caused or not prevented because the island's infrastructure was decimated.
  • Best Apple iPhone XS Max deals, price and pre-order info

    Best Apple iPhone XS Max deals, price and pre-order info

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    The iPhone X's battery price will increase to £65, a jump of £40. And a new level of water resistance. Finally, the phone has an aluminum enclosure compared to stainless steel on the iPhone X and XS phones. There's the same A12 bionic chip, Face ID with the front-facing TrueDepth camera as well as a bunch more color options (yellow, coral, white, black and blue).
  • Trump disputes Puerto Rico's hurricane death toll. Here's how they are calculated

    Trump disputes Puerto Rico's hurricane death toll. Here's how they are calculated

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    Capitol news conference, flanked by other Democrats . Mr. Trump said the higher Estimates "were done by the Democrats in order to make me look as bad as possible". House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Friday said she didn't want to dwell on the president's comments, but felt compelled to respond on behalf of hurricane victims.
  • At least 3 dead as typhoon lashes Philippines

    At least 3 dead as typhoon lashes Philippines

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    More than 4 million people could be affected by the typhoon as it lashes the country with high winds and drenching rainfall. At least five people, including two responders tasked to help in disaster preparations, died as typhoon "Ompong" unleashed a fury of heavy rains and strong winds in Luzon and some parts of the Visayas, national officials said.
  • Got Rs 1,09900? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

    Got Rs 1,09900? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

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    It's harder to justify splashing out on a ritzy, powerful computer. Zhang Wentao, a 26-year-old bank employee in Beijing, is considering upgrading his iPhone 7 . With the slim bezels and near-edge-to-edge screen, Apple has squeezed in an enormous amount of an insanely bright and vibrant OLED screen into a size no bigger than the previous generation Plus variants.
  • The Skripal suspects' walk through Salisbury

    The Skripal suspects' walk through Salisbury

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    They left after no more than an hour because of poor weather and heavy snow , but returned to the city the next day - March 4, the day of the attack. Crucially, at least one man's passport files contain various "topsecret" markings, which, according to at least two sources consulted by Bellingcat , are typically reserved for members of secret services or top state operatives .
  • Trump disputes Milken research estimating Hurricane Maria death toll

    Trump disputes Milken research estimating Hurricane Maria death toll

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    And FEMA kind of fumbled that one, from what I've heard. Trump had characterized his gestures as good-natured, but the footage prompted accusations that Trump lacks empathy. It was initially said to have killed just 64 people. That report , while acknowledging that Puerto Rico's power system was on "life support" before the hurricane, also said that approximately 96 per cent of residents had power restored to them after Hurricane Irma hit before Maria.
  • Myrtle Beach establishes curfew due to Hurricane Florence

    Myrtle Beach establishes curfew due to Hurricane Florence

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    The National Hurricane Center says a sustained wind of 55 miles per hour (89 kph) and a gust to 68 miles per hour (109 kph) were reported in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina . The agency adds that people trapped by flooding should "never enter attics or crawl spaces". The Miami-based center says the center of the eye moved ashore with top sustained winds of 90 miles per hour (150 kph), making Florence a Category 1 hurricane in terms of wind intensity.
  • Samsung teases October 11th Galaxy event with ‘4x fun’

    Samsung teases October 11th Galaxy event with ‘4x fun’

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    It would make sense that the next phone (or phones?) in the range features four cameras instead of three - two on the front and two on the back. If the Super Slow that comes with the Galaxy Note 8 is comparable to the same feature of the Galaxy S9 or Galaxy Note 9 is not yet known.
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    The "iPhone 11" Is FINALLY Here: iPhone XS & iPhone XS Max

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    Apple has introduced the iPhone XR , a third model unveiled today during its September event . As a point of comparison, the regular Xs costs £999 (the same price as last year's iPhone X ) and the iPhone XR will start at £749. " iPhone Xs is packed with next-generation technologies and is a huge step forward for the future of the smartphone". It features a 5.8in display with a 2436x1125-pixel resolution at 458ppi.
  • Video shows weatherman exaggerating Hurricane Florence wind force

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    The father was taken to hospital with unspecified injuries. In the state's Pender County, a woman died of a heart attack; paramedics trying to reach her were blocked by debris. Forecasters said conditions will deteriorate as the storm pushes ashore early Friday near the North Carolina-South Carolina line and makes its way slowly inland.
  • 3 new iPhones Xs, Xs Max & Xr and launched at Apple event

    3 new iPhones Xs, Xs Max & Xr and launched at Apple event

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    The XS Max , the priciest model, will also have a bigger battery , which Apple said would improve battery life by an hour and a half. Apart from unveiling the latest iPhone Xs range and the iPhone Xr , Apple also announced its next generation smartwatch, the Apple Watch 4 .
  • 'Be Prepared,' ODPEM Says Despite Isaac Being Forecast To Weaken

    'Be Prepared,' ODPEM Says Despite Isaac Being Forecast To Weaken

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    Lack of wind shear in the atmosphere? Hurricane Florence's eye wall has grown since yesterday, now measuring approximately 35 to 40 miles (48 to 56 kilometers) in diameter, according to a report issued this morning (Sept. "The models indicate it will travel up the west side of the United Kingdom, before crossing Scotland and going out the north of Scotland, but that could change as the storm degrades and changes its habits".
  • Trump disputes Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

    Trump disputes Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

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    Trump said there were " 6 to 18 deaths " shortly after the storm hit Puerto Rico in 2017. If a person died for any reason, like old age, just add them onto the list. "We know a lot of people that right now are still suffering". Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello says in a Facebook video post in Spanish that there should no more questions about the number of deaths from Hurricane Maria and the process used to arrive at that number.
  • Apple might just ditch the 'Plus' model for the iPhone Xs 'Max'

    Apple might just ditch the 'Plus' model for the iPhone Xs 'Max'

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    But since Apple is secretive about the upcoming iPhones , most of what we know is speculation. "Although investor expectations are for some moderation in pricing for 2019 models , we expect Apple to continue to price the iPhones for value, which should drive upside to consensus estimates".
  • Jean-Claude Juncker unveils EU’s Africa plan to counter China

    Jean-Claude Juncker unveils EU’s Africa plan to counter China

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    Greens joint leader Ska Keller, also reacting to the speech, stated that the European Union and its citizens "can be strong if we don't make ourselves weak". But well aware of the limits of the current eu regulation, it has unveiled new proposals, including the deployment of 10,000 border guards by 2020 for the european Agency that oversees a real "policing of external borders".
  • Hurricane Florence weakens but deluges Carolinas ahead of landfall

    Hurricane Florence weakens but deluges Carolinas ahead of landfall

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    Florence's hurricane force winds now extends 80 miles from the center, while the tropical storm force winds reaches almost 200 miles, according to the National Hurricane Center . In contrast to the hurricane center's official projection, a highly regarded European model had the storm turning southward off the North Carolina coast and coming ashore near the Georgia-South Carolina line.
  • IPhone Xs officially unveiled with 120Hz HDR screen and 512GB of storage

    IPhone Xs officially unveiled with 120Hz HDR screen and 512GB of storage

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    The iPhone X model has a larger screen than other iPhones, covering nearly the entire face of the handset while retaining the overall handset size at or near that of previous models. The watches can be pre-ordered from 14 September with cellular connectivity, starting at $499, or just Global Positioning System, starting at $399. Both the iPhones will be available for pre-order starting September 14 and will ship starting September 21.
  • Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence

    Stare Down from Space into the Churning Maw of Hurricane Florence

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    The National Hurricane Center warned the threat of tornadoes was increasing as Florence neared shore and South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster said the heavy rains could trigger landslides in the western part of his state. coast once the storm passes for recovery and rescue efforts, should support be needed, said Lt. Cmdr. The Weather Channel reported the storm is likely to make landfall either tonight or Friday, after which it will stall over the Southeast , producing buckets of ...
  • IPhone XR: Apple unveils iPhone XR starting at £749

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    There's no home button on any of them - love it or hate it, Apple is putting the fingerprint reader permanently out to pasture . " Apple Watch has become an intelligent guardian for your health", chief operating officer Jeff Williams said.