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    Woman who says Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her agrees to testify

    Woman who says Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her agrees to testify


    A woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel next week, but details of her appearance have not been finalized, her lawyers said on...

    A woman who has accused U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault has agreed to testify before a Senate panel next week, but details of her appearance have not been finalized, her lawyers said on Saturday.

    Pirates kidnap 12 sailors from Swiss ship in Nigerian waters

    Pirates kidnap 12 sailors from Swiss ship in Nigerian waters


    Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship's operator said in a statement. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of...

    Pirates kidnapped 12 crew members from a Swiss merchant vessel on Saturday in Nigerian waters, the ship's operator said in a statement. Kidnapping for ransom is a common problem in parts of Nigeria.

    U.S. airstrike kills 18 al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

    U.S. airstrike kills 18 al-Shabaab militants in Somalia


    A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabaab extremists after U.S. and local forces came under attack in southern Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said...

    A U.S. military airstrike has killed 18 al-Shabaab extremists after U.S. and local forces came under attack in southern Somalia, the U.S. Africa Command said Saturday.

    Tanzania's leader orders arrests as ferry death toll passes 200

    Tanzania's leader orders arrests as ferry death toll passes 200


    Tanzanian state media says the death toll from a capsized ferry on Lake Victoria has risen above 200, while wooden coffins arrived at the...

    Tanzanian state media says the death toll from a capsized ferry on Lake Victoria has risen above 200, while wooden coffins arrived at the scene.

    Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing 25

    Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing 25


    Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding 60 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent...

    Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding 60 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years.

    U.S. to increase pressure on Venezuela, secretary of state says

    U.S. to increase pressure on Venezuela, secretary of state says


    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...

    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.

    Taiwan police arrest Cody Wilson, gun rights activist wanted in U.S.

    Taiwan police arrest Cody Wilson, gun rights activist wanted in U.S.


    Authorities in Taiwan arrested the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3D-printed guns who is wanted in the U.S. over an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl and paid her $500 afterward, official media...

    Authorities in Taiwan arrested the owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3D-printed guns who is wanted in the U.S. over an accusation that he had sex with an underage girl and paid her $500 afterward, official media reported.

    NYT says deputy AG proposed secretly taping Trump — Rosenstein calls report 'inaccurate'

    NYT says deputy AG proposed secretly taping Trump — Rosenstein calls report 'inaccurate'


    U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein floated the idea of secretly recording President Donald Trump last year amid concerns about chaos in the White House, according to The New York Times. But one person who was present said Rosenstein was just...

    U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein floated the idea of secretly recording President Donald Trump last year amid concerns about chaos in the White House, according to The New York Times. But one person who was present said Rosenstein was just being sarcastic.

    Kavanaugh confirmation vote to happen Monday unless deal reached with accuser

    Kavanaugh confirmation vote to happen Monday unless deal reached with accuser


    The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee chairman on Friday rejected concessions sought by Brett Kavanaugh's accuser if she is to testify about her claim the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, and threatened a Monday vote...

    The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee chairman on Friday rejected concessions sought by Brett Kavanaugh's accuser if she is to testify about her claim the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers, and threatened a Monday vote by his panel on the nomination without a quick agreement.

    Mass tourism threatens Croatia's Game of Thrones town

    Mass tourism threatens Croatia's Game of Thrones town


    The old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, is filled with chaos of late, thanks to massive cruise ships dropping off thousands of Game of Thrones fans...

    The old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, is filled with chaos of late, thanks to massive cruise ships dropping off thousands of Game of Thrones fans daily.

    Alcohol abuse kills 3 million a year globally, most of them men: WHO

    Alcohol abuse kills 3 million a year globally, most of them men: WHO


    More than three million people died in 2016 due to drinking too much alcohol, meaning one in 20 deaths worldwide was linked to harmful drinking, the World Health Organization said on...

    More than three million people died in 2016 due to drinking too much alcohol, meaning one in 20 deaths worldwide was linked to harmful drinking, the World Health Organization said on Friday.

    3 infants under a month old among 5 stabbed at NYC borough home

    3 infants under a month old among 5 stabbed at NYC borough home


    Three babies and two adults were stabbed at a home that also operates a daycare centre in New York City on Friday, leaving one child with serious injuries, police...

    Three babies and two adults were stabbed at a home that also operates a daycare centre in New York City on Friday, leaving one child with serious injuries, police said.

    China, Russia slam U.S. over sanctions related to their military transactions

    China, Russia slam U.S. over sanctions related to their military transactions


    The Chinese government expressed anger on Friday and demanded the withdrawal of Trump administration sanctions laid a day earlier on its military for purchases made in...

    The Chinese government expressed anger on Friday and demanded the withdrawal of Trump administration sanctions laid a day earlier on its military for purchases made in Russia.

    Japan space rovers dispatched to surface of asteroid

    Japan space rovers dispatched to surface of asteroid


    A Japanese spacecraft has released two small exploration robots on an asteroid in a research effort that may provide clues to the origin of the solar...

    A Japanese spacecraft has released two small exploration robots on an asteroid in a research effort that may provide clues to the origin of the solar system.

    Florence aftermath: New evacuations, environmental alarms raised in Carolinas

    Florence aftermath: New evacuations, environmental alarms raised in Carolinas


    A new round of evacuations covering about 500 homes was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more...

    A new round of evacuations covering about 500 homes was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening more destruction.

    Theresa May puts on defiant face despite blistering media reaction over EU rejection

    Theresa May puts on defiant face despite blistering media reaction over EU rejection


    British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday the European Union must come up with an alternative to her Brexit proposals, noting that talks had reached an impasse after bloc leaders had rejected her plans without explaining...

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday the European Union must come up with an alternative to her Brexit proposals, noting that talks had reached an impasse after bloc leaders had rejected her plans without explaining why.

    Typhoon Mangkhut's aftermath leaves the Philippines reeling and searchers dejected

    Typhoon Mangkhut's aftermath leaves the Philippines reeling and searchers dejected


    Between the water, the high winds and the landslides, the Philippines are reeling from Typhoon Mangkhut. And the searchers are still looking for the bodies, many ending each day tired and dejected, CBC's Saša Petricic reports in this photo...

    Between the water, the high winds and the landslides, the Philippines are reeling from Typhoon Mangkhut. And the searchers are still looking for the bodies, many ending each day tired and dejected, CBC's Saša Petricic reports in this photo essay.

    Former rap mogul Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter, will serve nearly 30 years

    Former rap mogul Suge Knight pleads to manslaughter, will serve nearly 30 years


    Averting a murder trial that had been nearly four years in coming, former rap mogul Marion (Suge) Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for running over and killing a Compton businessman and agreed to serve nearly 30 years in...

    Averting a murder trial that had been nearly four years in coming, former rap mogul Marion (Suge) Knight pleaded no contest Thursday to voluntary manslaughter for running over and killing a Compton businessman and agreed to serve nearly 30 years in prison.

    Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen providing 'critical information' to Russia probe

    Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen providing 'critical information' to Russia probe


    Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, says he is providing "critical information" as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's...

    Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, says he is providing "critical information" as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

    5 shot at memorial in Syracuse, N.Y., expected to survive

    5 shot at memorial in Syracuse, N.Y., expected to survive


    Authorities say an eight-year-old girl and four other people wounded by gunfire during a memorial service in upstate New York are expected to...

    Authorities say an eight-year-old girl and four other people wounded by gunfire during a memorial service in upstate New York are expected to survive.