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Some Republicans Stick By Brett Kavanaugh In Face Of Attempted Sexual Assault Accusation

Some Republicans Stick By Brett Kavanaugh In Face Of Attempted Sexual Assault AccusationAfter news broke on Friday that President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme



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Trump Achieves The Impossible: Democratic Voters Want Jeff Sessions To Stick Around

Trump Achieves The Impossible: Democratic Voters Want Jeff Sessions To Stick AroundPresident Donald Trump has scrambled many of Washington's standard operating



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Woman seriously injured after mistaking stick of dynamite for a candle, police say

Woman seriously injured after mistaking stick of dynamite for a candle, police sayA Connecticut woman has been seriously injured after lighting a stick of dynamite she thought was a candle, police have said. Thunderstorms knocked out power to several homes in the historic town of Bridgeport, Connecticut on Thursday night, leaving residents scrambling for a way to see in the darkness. Bridgeport police spokesman Av Harris said the family had attempted to go to Home Depot to buy emergency lighting during the blackout, but the store was closed.



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Zimbabwe's voters stick with Mugabe's old party

Zimbabwe's voters stick with Mugabe's old partyZimbabwe's Zanu-PF has won a majority of seats in parliament, official results say, setting the stage for Emmerson Mnangagwa to win the presidency. David Doyle reports.



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Man shot during argument over Slim Jim beef stick at Texas gas station

Man shot during argument over Slim Jim beef stick at Texas gas stationWitnesses say a man was shot in the leg after an argument over a Slim Jim beef stick at a gas station in north Houston.



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Boys, 12 and 14, Allegedly Try to Steal Pizza Man's Car but Can't Drive Stick Shift

Boys, 12 and 14, Allegedly Try to Steal Pizza Man's Car but Can't Drive Stick ShiftIt's not clear who ordered the pizza.



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Kurds stick with independence vote, 'never going back to Baghdad': Barzani

Kurds stick with independence vote, 'never going back to Baghdad': BarzaniBy Maher Chmaytelli and Daren Butler ERBIL, Iraq/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Iraq’s Kurds will go ahead with a referendum on independence on Monday because their partnership with Baghdad has failed, Kurdistan Regional Government President Massoud Barzani said on Sunday, shrugging off international opposition to the vote. In response, the Iraqi government asked the autonomous Kurdish region to hand over control of its international border posts, its international airports and called on foreign countries to stop importing Kurdish crude oil.



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Man Holding Stick Shot Dead By Oklahoma City Cop

Man Holding Stick Shot Dead By Oklahoma City CopAn Oklahoma City police officer shot and killed a man holding a stick on Tuesday, according to authorities.



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Smoothly but warily, U.S. and China stick to script in Tillerson visit

Smoothly but warily, U.S. and China stick to script in Tillerson visitBy Yeganeh Torbati and Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) – Despite a long list of potential pitfalls, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to China, the first by a senior member of the Trump administration, passed off relatively smoothly although there were no tangible gains to show. On the positive side, there was none of the awkwardness of the kind seen in Washington as President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held the first summit meeting between two of the West’s biggest allies. “For setting up a new tone, it’s a good start,” said Sun Zhe, the co-director of the China Initiative of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.



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China wields stick with North Korea, but is still pushing for talks

China wields stick with North Korea, but is still pushing for talksBy Ben Blanchard and Philip Wen BEIJING (Reuters) – With the suspension of all North Korean coal imports, China has wielded a big stick against its reclusive neighbor, but there is no sign it will cut off all critical links and Beijing is still promoting talks to solve the dispute over Pyongyang’s program to develop nuclear weapons. China has been getting increasingly fed up with what it sees as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s recalcitrance and unwillingness to show any sign of wanting to seek a peaceful resolution to the nuclear weapons issue, according to Chinese experts on North Korea.



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