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Some witnesses say they called FBI in vain as end of Kavanaugh probe looms

Some witnesses say they called FBI in vain as end of Kavanaugh probe loomsSeveral people with information related to allegations of sexual misconduct against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh say they have tried in vain to speak with the FBI, which is expected to wrap up its investigation this week. Under pressure, U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the FBI investigation following a dramatic Senate hearing last week in which university professor Christine Blasey Ford detailed a sexual assault she says was carried out by Kavanaugh and his friend, Mark Judge, at a high school party in 1982.



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Clarence Thomas Looms Over Brett Kavanaugh In Ominous Time Magazine Cover

Clarence Thomas Looms Over Brett Kavanaugh In Ominous Time Magazine CoverTime magazine's new cover features a greyed-out image of then-Supreme Court



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High-stakes diplomacy as battle for Syria's Idlib looms

High-stakes diplomacy as battle for Syria's Idlib loomsTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and Russia on Friday backed a military campaign to retake the last rebel-held stronghold in Syria as Turkey pleaded for a cease-fire, narrowing the chances of a diplomatic solution to avoid what many say would be a bloody humanitarian disaster.



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Confederate toppling looms over debate about other statues

Confederate toppling looms over debate about other statuesCHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Protesters at North Carolina's flagship university took advantage of a non-confrontational police response to topple a century-old Confederate statue that's long been the target of critics who say it symbolizes racism.



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Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman ManafortALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital — and prosecutors there have a whole new set of charges and a huge volume of evidence.



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Property crisis looms due to sea level rise, experts warn  

Property crisis looms due to sea level rise, experts warn</p>
<p> Along Florida’s sun-splashed shorelines, home prices are on the rise, developers are busy building new complexes, and listings just blocks from the beach describe homes that are “not in a flood zone,” meaning no flood insurance is required. A reality check may come sooner than many may think, according to a report out Monday by the Union of Concerned Scientists, which finds as many as 64,000 coastal residences worth $ 26 billion in Florida are at risk of chronic flooding in the next 30 years, the life of a typical mortgage. Across the United States, 311,000 coastal homes with a collective market value of about $ 120 billion in today’s dollars are at risk of chronic flooding by 2045, it said.



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Merkel seeks EU migrant talks as German coalition crisis looms: paper

Merkel seeks EU migrant talks as German coalition crisis looms: paperGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel, struggling to avert a crisis within her coalition on migrant policy, is trying to set up a meeting of some EU states to discuss the issue before a leaders summit on June 28-29, a German newspaper reported on Sunday. Citing government sources from representatives of several EU states, top-selling Bild reported on its website that Merkel wanted to discuss possible solutions with Greece, Italy and Austria. It is also unclear exactly when this special summit would take place,” a member of the Italian government told Bild.



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As North Korea danger recedes ever so slightly, renewed Russian threat looms

As North Korea danger recedes ever so slightly, renewed Russian threat loomsSenate Judiciary Committee convened a hearing Tuesday that focused on the uneasy realization that Russia will likely try to interfere in the U.S. midterm elections.



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Superdelegate issue still looms large as Democrats look to thwart Trump

Superdelegate issue still looms large as Democrats look to thwart TrumpJust five months before Democrats hope to send a resounding message to President Trump in midterm elections, their party is still divided on the hot-button issue of superdelegates.



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Trump looms large in Arizona Senate race to replace Jeff Flake

Trump looms large in Arizona Senate race to replace Jeff FlakeIt may be 2018’s marquee Senate race.



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