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Yale Students To Prof Who Denies Coaching Kavanaugh Clerks: You're Lying
Yale Students To Prof Who Denies Coaching Kavanaugh Clerks: You're Lying

Yale Law School professor Amy Chua strongly denied that she told students that

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India 'arrogant' for cancelling rare meeting: Pakistan's Khan

India's decision to cancel rare talks with Islamabad was disappointing and "arrogant", Imran Khan said Saturday, after New Delhi accused Pakistan's prime minister of harbouring an "evil agenda". India pulled the plug on a meeting between its foreign minister and her Pakistani counterpart, set for next week on the sidelines of a major UN conference, just one day after saying it would go ahead. The foreign ministry in New Delhi blamed the about-face on recent actions that had revealed Pakistan's "evil agenda" and the "true face" of Khan, who hit back on Twitter Saturday.

China summons U.S. ambassador to protest sanctions over Russia military equipment
China summons U.S. ambassador to protest sanctions over Russia military equipment

Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang summoned Ambassador Terry Branstad to lodge "stern representations" and protest the sanctions, the foreign ministry said. Earlier, Chinese defense ministry spokesman Wu Qian said China's decision to buy fighter jets and missile systems from Russia was a normal act of cooperation between sovereign countries, and the United States had "no right to interfere". On Thursday, the U.S. State Department imposed sanctions on China's Equipment Development Department (EED), the branch of the military responsible for weapons procurement, after it engaged in "significant transactions" with Rosoboronexport, Russia's main arms exporter.

Survivor found two days after Tanzania shipwreck after shutting himself in ferry engine room
Survivor found two days after Tanzania shipwreck after shutting himself in ferry engine room

An engineer who had  shut himself into the engine room of a shipwrecked ferry was found alive yesterday, two days after it capsized in Tanzania.  Bodies continued to float to the surface around the vessel, which initial estimates suggested was carrying more than 300 people. State broadcaster TBC said the death toll had reached 207. Four navy divers resumed their search inside the sunken MV Nyerere early on Saturday after hearing sounds that suggested signs of life. They pulled one man out of the overturned ship and he was rushed to hospital, a Reuters witness said. His condition was not immediately known. On Friday, President John Magufuli ordered the arrest of those responsible for the...

China summons US ambassador over military sanctions
China summons US ambassador over military sanctions

China summoned the US ambassador on Saturday to lodge an official protest over sanctions imposed by the United States against a Chinese military organisation for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles, state media said. The announcement came a day after China called on the United States to withdraw the sanctions or "bear the consequences". The spat adds to tensions between the two global powers over trade, China's treatment of religious groups and the Asian country's claims to disputed islands in the South China Sea.

Survivor Found Inside Capsized Tanzanian Ferry, Two Days After It Killed Over 200
Survivor Found Inside Capsized Tanzanian Ferry, Two Days After It Killed Over 200

An engineer was reportedly found near the engine of the upturned vessel

Chinese police arrest 21 over data theft at Alibaba's delivery arm: Xinhua

Chinese police on Friday arrested 21 suspects in connection with the theft of customer information from Alibaba Group Holding's logistics affiliate Cainiao Network, state news agency Xinhua reported. More than 10 million pieces of client data - including user names, phone numbers and parcel tracking numbers - were stolen from Cainiao, which provides logistics support to Alibaba's Taobao e-commerce platform, the report said. The agency said that police in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, had been told by the logistics company in June that barcode scanners used in its distribution stations had been infected with malware.

Overconfident? Dem optimism surges as midterms approach
Overconfident? Dem optimism surges as midterms approach

WASHINGTON (AP) - The fight for the House majority is over.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai denies efforts to tweak search results: Axios
Google CEO Sundar Pichai denies efforts to tweak search results: Axios

The Wall Street Journal citing internal emails reported on Thursday that the company's staff discussed ways to alter search functions to counter the Trump administration's 2017 travel ban. The Journal's report said Google did not go through with the ideas that were brainstormed. According to Axios, Pichai wrote an email to "Googlers" saying an internal email to suggest the company would compromise the integrity of its search results for a political end were "absolutely false".

PayPal ends business dealings with Alex Jones
PayPal ends business dealings with Alex Jones's Infowars

(Reuters) - Payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it decided to end its business relationship with popular U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones's Infowars website after finding instances of hate speech and discriminatory content on the site.

Congressman Discounts Kavanaugh's 'Supposed' Assault That Didn't Go 'Anywhere'
Congressman Discounts Kavanaugh's 'Supposed' Assault That Didn't Go 'Anywhere'

Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) blasted professor Christine Blasey Ford's

Michael Cohen visits NY courthouse a month after guilty plea
Michael Cohen visits NY courthouse a month after guilty plea

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, paid an unannounced visit Friday to the federal courthouse in New York where he pleaded guilty a month ago.

The Latest: Trump says he won
The Latest: Trump says he won't rush North Korea deal

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):

Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak feared

(Reuters) - Duke Energy Corp said it shut down a North Carolina natural gas plant due to flooding as the deluge of water continued in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed more than 40 people. Duke also said it cannot rule out the possibility that coal ash from another plant is flowing into nearby waters. Water breached the cooling lake dam at Duke's 625-megawatt natural gas L.V. Sutton plant, causing the company to shut the plant.

Brazil court orders Twitter to hand over user data related to Bolsonaro attack
Brazil court orders Twitter to hand over user data related to Bolsonaro attack

A judge on Brazil's top electoral court on Friday ordered Twitter to hand over data of 16 users who celebrated via tweets the near-fatal assassination attempt two weeks ago of far-right, poll-leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro. Judge Carlos Horbach rejected an appeal from Twitter regarding the request and gave two days for the company to hand over the data, which was requested by the Bolsonaro campaign. The users could potentially face charges under Brazil's hate crime laws.

Sexual Assault Groups Stop Work With Senators Over Treatment Of Christine Blasey Ford
Sexual Assault Groups Stop Work With Senators Over Treatment Of Christine Blasey Ford

For two years, a task force of national sexual assault and domestic violence

Islamic State group claims Iran parade attack: propaganda agency
Islamic State group claims Iran parade attack: propaganda agency

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a deadly shooting at a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, its propaganda agency Amaq said. Citing a security source, Amaq said: "Islamic State fighters attacked a gathering of Iranian forces in the city of Ahvaz in southern Iran".

Commerce Secretary Ross can be deposed in lawsuit over census: judge
Commerce Secretary Ross can be deposed in lawsuit over census: judge

U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan ruled that Ross, who oversees the census, must submit to a four-hour deposition because his "intent and credibility are directly at issue" in the litigation. A spokesman for the Commerce Department declined to comment. The census, mandated by the U.S. Constitution, is conducted every 10 years and counts every resident in the United States.

Photos of the week: 9/14 - 9/21
Photos of the week: 9/14 - 9/21

Florence was downgraded to a tropical storm this week, but still caused

Guatemalan gets 16 years in crash that killed Colts player
Guatemalan gets 16 years in crash that killed Colts player

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A man from Guatemala living illegally in the U.S. was sentenced Friday to the maximum of 16 years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver.

I Revealed A Priest Abused Me 30 Years Ago. If I'm A Hero, Why Isn't Christine Blasey Ford?
I Revealed A Priest Abused Me 30 Years Ago. If I'm A Hero, Why Isn't Christine Blasey Ford?

Three weeks ago, I publicly revealed that I was abused by my parish priest

27 Mexican-Inspired Recipes Using Ground Beef
27 Mexican-Inspired Recipes Using Ground Beef

If You Like Airstreams, You'll 
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If You Like Airstreams, You'll Love the Ecocapsule

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U.S. preparing 'actions' in coming days against Venezuela: Pompeo to Fox News

The United States is preparing a "series of actions" in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday. "You'll see in the coming days a series of actions that continue to increase the pressure level against the Venezuelan leadership folks, who are working directly against the best interest of the Venezuelan people," Pompeo said. "We're determined to ensure that the Venezuelan people get their say." He did not give further details on the nature of the planned actions.

UK PM May facing ministerial resignations over Brexit plan: Telegraph
UK PM May facing ministerial resignations over Brexit plan: Telegraph

Some of British Prime Minister Theresa May's ministers will demand a "Plan B" on her Brexit proposal next week and could quit if she does not change course, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Friday, citing unnamed sources. Ministers will demand an alternative plan to her "Chequers" proposal at a Cabinet meeting on Monday, the Telegraph said. Pro-Brexit members of May's party on Friday had welcomed her defiant tone, but her Chequers proposal has many domestic critics, too.

Should A Sexual Assault Follow You For Life? Victims Like Me Don't Get A Choice.
Should A Sexual Assault Follow You For Life? Victims Like Me Don't Get A Choice.

Since professor Christine Blasey Ford wrote a confidential letter accusing

Tanzania leader orders arrests as ferry death toll over 130
Tanzania leader orders arrests as ferry death toll over 130

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before reaching shore. The death toll was above 130 but horrified witnesses feared that would rise as a second day of searching neared an end.

Woman stabs 5 - including newborns - at New York nursery
Woman stabs 5 - including newborns - at New York nursery

NEW YORK (AP) - A woman stabbed five people - including three newborn babies - and then slashed her wrist early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as an unlicensed neighborhood nursery for new mothers and their children, authorities said.

Parts of the Carolinas to remain underwater as river flooding from Florence persists through September
Parts of the Carolinas to remain underwater as river flooding from Florence persists through September

While crests will continue to work downstream along the major rivers in the eastern part of the Carolinas into next week, some unprotected areas may stay flooded until the end of September or early October.

Father, Son Killed in Small Plane Crash
Father, Son Killed in Small Plane Crash

Authorities in Missouri say the pilot of a small plane that crashed near Festus Memorial Airport early Friday morning had reported electrical failure and had asked his fiancee via text message to stand at the runway with a flashlight.

Rape Survivors Share Why They Stayed Quiet In Powerful #WhyIDidntReport Tweets
Rape Survivors Share Why They Stayed Quiet In Powerful #WhyIDidntReport Tweets

President Donald Trump wonders why survivors of sexual assault don't

British PM hits back at EU over Brexit plan
British PM hits back at EU over Brexit plan

Prime Minister Theresa May hit back Friday at the European Union after it roundly rejected her Brexit plan, saying its refusal to compromise was "not acceptable" and warning she was still prepared to walk away from the talks. In a defiant statement from Downing Street, May blamed Brussels for the "impasse" just weeks ahead of a deadline to seal a deal -- and six months before Britain leaves the EU in March. "Throughout this process, I have treated the EU with nothing but respect.

Italy
Italy's fashion industry says tackling low pay problem

Italy's fashion industry responded Friday to accusations of widespread underpaid and undeclared subcontracted work in a New York Times article, saying that the problem is limited and already being dealt with. "The problem of irregular employment exists in the world and luxury businesses are the most active in the fight against the phenomenon," said Carlo Capasa, head of the Italian chamber of fashion commerce. "Taking a few units that go underneath the radar seems a little pretentious," he told AFP at Milan Fashion Week after the NYT front-page investigation headlined "Inside Italy's Shadow Economy".

The Latest: EU
The Latest: EU's Tusk says Brexit compromise still possible

LONDON (AP) - The Latest on Brexit, the political divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union (all times local):

LeSean McCoy's Ex-Girlfriend Claims He's Behind Brutal Attack That Left Her Unrecognizable
LeSean McCoy's Ex-Girlfriend Claims He's Behind Brutal Attack That Left Her Unrecognizable

"I wasn't even recognizable," Delicia Cordon told Inside Edition. "When people saw me, they broke down and cried instantly."

Christine Blasey Ford Says There's 'Zero Chance' She'd Mix Up Brett Kavanaugh With Another Student
Christine Blasey Ford Says There's 'Zero Chance' She'd Mix Up Brett Kavanaugh With Another Student

Christine Blasey Ford is hitting back at conservative pundit Ed Whelan for suggesting she mistook the judge for someone else.

Wendy Martinez: Murdered Jogger to Be Buried in Wedding Dress She Never Got to Wear
Wendy Martinez: Murdered Jogger to Be Buried in Wedding Dress She Never Got to Wear

Wendy Martinez's fiance, Daniel Hincapie, broke down in tears during a candlelight vigil Thursday night.

DOJ Convinces Trump To Back Off Declassifying Secret Russia Probe Documents, For Now
DOJ Convinces Trump To Back Off Declassifying Secret Russia Probe Documents, For Now

WASHINGTON ― The Justice Department has succeeded, for the moment, in

Israel says retains Syria freedom of action despite downed Russia plane
Israel says retains Syria freedom of action despite downed Russia plane

Israel's coordination with Russia on its attacks in Syria remains unchanged despite the deadly downing of a Russian plane and the Jewish state retains its right to decide on military actions, an Israeli official said Friday. "There have been no changes to the deconfliction mechanism as a result of this unfortunate event," the military official said on condition of anonymity, referring to Monday's downing following Israeli air strikes. The arrangement was agreed by Israel and Russia in 2015, when Russian forces intervened alongside the regime in Syria to avoid clashes between their militaries inside Syrian territory.

Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Will 'Plow Right Through' Nominating Brett Kavanaugh
Mitch McConnell Says Republicans Will 'Plow Right Through' Nominating Brett Kavanaugh

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reassured Republicans that Judge Brett

Girl, 4 others shot during memorial service expected to live

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Police searched Friday for suspects who witnesses said opened fire on dozens of people gathered for a memorial service outside a Syracuse home, wounding an 8-year-old girl and four other people.

Yes, Yandy Really Made A 'Sexy' 'Handmaid's Tale' Halloween Costume
Yes, Yandy Really Made A 'Sexy' 'Handmaid's Tale' Halloween Costume

Welp: If you ever wanted to know what a "sexy" "Handmaid's Tale" costume looks

May says EU response to UK Brexit plan
May says EU response to UK Brexit plan 'unacceptable'

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday the European Union's abrupt dismissal this week of her Brexit plan was unacceptable, as she conceded negotiations were "at an impasse". European leaders refused to give ground to May at a summit in Salzburg on Thursday, warning that her proposals for future economic ties based on a UK-EU free-trade area only for goods would "not work".

Dershowitz: Ford
Dershowitz: Ford's request is an 'anti-American concept'

Harvard Law professor goes on 'Fox & Friends' to discuss the interview terms of Kavanaugh's accuser. Dershowitz says 'everything is now a matter of disclosure.'

Hurricane Florence: Family Demands Answers After 2 Mental Health Patients Drowned
Hurricane Florence: Family Demands Answers After 2 Mental Health Patients Drowned

The two women were being transported in a van at the time of their deaths.

Student gives professor an awkward nickname, accidentally submits paper without changing it
Student gives professor an awkward nickname, accidentally submits paper without changing it

We've all had embarrassing written word-related misfortune in our lives, whether it be accidentally sending the wrong text off to the wrong person or hitting send on an email before we finished editing.  But this college student just took text related awkwardness to the next level.  SEE ALSO: Tinder launches Tinder U for the college kids Twitter user @zoeyoxley shared a major edit blunder on Twitter with the caption "a series of unfortunate events." After submitting a paper to her professor, Oxley noticed she had not changed the placeholder name she'd given the professor in question.  That would not have been the end of the world, was it not for the fact that Oxley had...

Time Out releases picks for top 50 coolest neighborhoods in the world
Time Out releases picks for top 50 coolest neighborhoods in the world

For an authentic taste of Paris life, bypass the Champs-Elysées and head over to the colorful Kurdish and Indian community of Strasbourg-Saint-Denis. While in Seoul, gloss over Gangnam and instead add the Euljiro neighborhood to your itinerary.

Japan space probe drops hopping rovers towards asteroid
Japan space probe drops hopping rovers towards asteroid

A Japanese space probe Friday released a pair of exploring rovers towards an egg-shaped asteroid to collect mineral samples that may shed light on the origin of the solar system. The "Hayabusa2" probe jettisoned the round, cookie tin-shaped robots toward the Ryugu astroid, according to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). If the mission is successful, the rovers will conduct the world's first moving, robotic observation of an asteroid surface.

New details: Man accused of trying to steal plane
New details: Man accused of trying to steal plane

Authorities say a man who is being accused of attempting to steal an American Airlines jet had a commercial pilots license and was in the U.S. with a Canadian passport.

Cleveland Browns Finally Win A Game And Fans Can't Even
Cleveland Browns Finally Win A Game And Fans Can't Even

The Cleveland Browns won a game Thursday night. Let's digest that for a

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