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The Hague, Sept 27, 2018 (AFP) –

‘Major terrorist attack’ foiled in Netherlands Dutch police on Thursday arrested seven men suspected of plotting to carry out a “major terrorist attack” at a high-profile event using explosive belts and an AK-47 assault rifle, the public prosecutor’s office said.AFP Source: Read Full Article

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I’m terrified, says Kavanaugh accuser

University professor Christine Blasey Ford said on Thursday she believed she was going to be raped or accidentally killed during an alleged assault 36 years ago by Brett Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s embattled nominee for the Supreme Court. “I am here today not because I want to be,” the 51-year-old Blasey Ford told members of the […]

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai to testify before US House panel in November

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the US House Judiciary Committee in November, a senior Republican said Friday. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy disclosed that Pichai had agreed to testify and met with Pichai along with other senior Republicans to discuss concerns that the search engine giant is biased against conservatives, […]

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China slams U.S. trade ‘blackmail’

But Foreign Minister says they do not want to challenge America’s pre-eminence China on Friday denounced “blackmail” by President Donald Trump over trade but insisted it had no plan to challenge U.S. pre-eminence, as relations between the world’s two largest economies deteriorate. Days after Mr. Trump slapped $200 billion in tariffs and vowed to press […]

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Kavanaugh gains key Republican senator ahead of crucial vote

The vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee was set for 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Republican Chairman Chuck Grassley announced as the panel gaveled to order Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh gained the support of a key Republican senator Friday, virtually ensuring his nomination will advance to the full Senate a day after he adamantly denied […]

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Indonesian city hit by tsunami after powerful earthquake

A city in Indonesia was hit by tsunami after a strong 7.5 magnitude earthquake, The Associated Press has reported, quoting geophysics agency. A spokesman for Indonesia’s geophysics agency says a powerful Sulawesi earthquake caused a tsunami, apparently after the agency lifted a tsunami warning. Hary Tirto Djatmiko confirmed to The Associated Press that a tsunami […]

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Ryanair strikes disrupt 40,000 passengers across Europe

Ryanair, which initially cancelled 150 flights due to what it said was an unnecessary strike by a "tiny minority of cabin crew", cancelled up to 100 more on Thursday after German pilots said they would join the protest. A staff walkout at low-cost carrier Ryanair grounded planes in six European countries on Friday, disrupting the […]

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Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

Ottawa had given the long-detained democracy advocate and Nobel laureate the rare honour in 2007. Canada’s parliament has voted unanimously to effectively strip Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship over the Rohingya crisis. Ottawa had given the long-detained democracy advocate and Nobel laureate the rare honour in 2007. But her […]