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Women gather for a rally and march at Grant Park on October 13, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois to inspire voter turnout ahead of midterm polls in the United States. Women angered by the bitter fight over a US Supreme Court nominee and what they called the "anti-woman agenda" of the Trump administration headed into the streets of Chicago on Saturday in a display of political might. The rally, organized by Women's March Chicago, was designed to spotlight the power and determination of women voters ahead of the crucial November 6 midterm elections, which will determine control of the US Congress. The elections are also being seen as a barometer of President Donald Trump's popularity. Kamil Krzaczynski / AFP

Thousands rally in Chicago against Donald Trump’s ‘anti-woman agenda’

Thousands of people made their disdain for President Donald Trump heard Saturday at a rally and march in Chicago aimed at galvanizing support for Democrats in the upcoming November midterm elections.
Senator Joe Manchin III, Democrat of West Virginia, announced that he would vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh. Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times

Brett Kavanaugh set for Supreme Court confirmation

The US Senate is expected to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as the next Supreme Court judge, offering President Donald Trump a big political win and tilting the nation's high court decidedly to the right.
Demonstrators protest against the appointment of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as Christine Blasey Ford testifies on a extraordinary hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee at Capitol Hill in Washington DC, on September 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Jose Luis Magana

White House denies ‘micromanaging’ Brett Kavanaugh’s FBI investigation

US President Donald Trump hit back Sunday at suggestions his administration is trying to "micromanage" the FBI investigation of controversial Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, accusing opposition Democrats of being interested only in obstruction.
Brett Kavanaugh denies allegations of assaulting a girl in high school. Chip Somodevilla-Getty Images

Brett Kavanaugh denies sex assault allegation, weeps

Fighting to salvage his U.S. Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh, angrily denied on Thursday a university professor’s accusation that he sexually assaulted her 36 years ago in a day of dramatic testimony that gripped the country.

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Damaged houses and debris were left by flash floods and landslides in the Phuoc Dong commune of central Vietnam's Khanh Hoa province (AFP Photo-Hoang DUNG)

12 dead in Vietnam floods, landslides

Flash floods and landslides killed at least 12 people in central Vietnam, officials said Sunday, as hundreds of troops were dispatched to clean up destroyed villages and washed out roads.
The protagonist of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, says that the on – going struggle for an independent Biafra is legitimate and necessary.

Ralph Uwazuruike: Don’t vote for any APGA candidate

Speaking further on OJukwu’s memorial, the Biafra leader disclosed that the widow of the late Nkemba, Iyom Bianca Ojukwu and other important personalities would grace the occasion.
Zalmay Khalilzad

Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

Taliban officials have held three days of talks with the United States' special representative for Afghanistan in Qatar, Zalmay Khalilzad, aimed at renewing the peace process in the war-torn country, an official of the armed group said.
Adams Oshiomhole

APC legal adviser accuses Adams Oshiomhole of hijacking his office

The internal crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken a new dimension as Babatunde Ogala, national legal adviser of the party, has accused Adams Oshiomhole of hijacking his office.

Nyesom Wike eulogises mothers at funeral service

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has eulogised mothers for their contributions to the upbringing of outstanding children who enhance societal growth.