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'I'm not going anywhere': Kavanaugh defends himself on Fox News

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In an interview beside his wife, the US supreme court nominee said he had a ‘record of promoting equality for women’

Democratic troubles in Maryland, toxic Pelosi and a fillip for Lamb

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In today’s politics news: a leftwinger’s struggles, good news for Demcorats in midwest and a bizarre ad in Korean

Brett Kavanaugh: third woman expected to make accusations of sexual misconduct

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Attorney Michael Avenatti says third woman ‘reached out’ about sexual misconduct allegations against supreme court nominee

Embattled Kavanaugh vows to fight on as new allegation emerges

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Brett Kavanaugh vowed on Monday to defend himself against mounting allegations of sexual misconduct as Republican leaders closed ranks and signaled support for the embattled supreme court nominee.

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Europe does not fear Tiger Woods, says Ryder Cup captain, Thomas Bjørn

Thomas Bjørn says his Europe Ryder Cup team will adopt a no-fear approach to facing a resurgent Tiger Woods at Le Golf National this weekend and has urged his players to focus on the USA team as a whole rather than pinpointing the 14-times…

Jimmy Garoppolo out for season as Hayes tears ACL avoiding new tackling rule

Miami Dolphins defensive end William Hayes will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL he suffered trying to avoid a roughing-the-passer penalty. Hayes was hurt when he sacked Oakland’s Derek Carr during Miami’s 28-20 victory on…

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Comeback king Tiger Woods delivers vindication of father’s tough love | Andy Bull

Earl Woods’s ‘psychological training’ gave his son the reservoirs of resilience needed to recover from a decade of ugly ordeals

Dallas police officer who fatally shot neighbor in his apartment is fired

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Amber Guyger mistakenly entered Botham Jean’s apartment and said she thought she had encountered a burglar inside her home

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Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general, to meet Trump amid resignation reports

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Reports had said official overseeing investigation of Russian election interference and links to Trump campaign would resign

These MDMA octopuses show how much animals and humans have in common | Peter Godfrey-Smith

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Our species might have diverged 500 million years ago, but octopuses on ecstasy behave just as people do in many ways

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'I am with him all the way': Trump defends his supreme court nominee Kavanaugh – video

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A US Senate committee will investigate fresh allegations of sexual misconduct against the supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh – claims Donald Trump dismissed on Monday as a ‘totally political’ attempt to stop Republicans cementing a…

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US violent crime and murder down after two years of increases, FBI data shows

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Murder rate drops slightly and violent crime rate also down but nearly 3,000 more Americans were murdered in 2017 than in 2013

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Monday US briefing: second Kavanaugh accuser comes forward

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UN waits for the Trump show … Tiger Woods roars again … Youth poll yields unexpected optimism

A 124-year-old statue reviled by Native Americans – and how it came down

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San Francisco’s ‘Early Days’ statue was seen by many as a symbol of colonial oppression. What does its removal say about history and public art?

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Trump has given women yet another reason not to report rape | Arwa Mahdawi

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The president of the United States has sent women the worst message: that there is no point telling people about your assault because you won’t be believed

The male cultural elite is staggeringly blind to #Me Too. Now it's paying for it | Moira Donegan

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Harper’s and New York Review of Books both published problematic essays by men disgraced by #Me Too. Here is what that reveals

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'A hopeless place': St Louis workhouse denounced as a modern-day debtors' prison

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A campaign called #closetheworkhouse describes ‘unspeakably hellish conditions’, but officials defend it as a ‘kind-of rescue’

In Pennsylvania, 'truth teller' Donald Trump Jr revs up Republicans

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An effective surrogate, the president’s son is hitting the road for the midterms. Can he override his father’s falling ratings?

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'I am frustrated too': Michelle Obama urges voters to register ahead of midterms

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When We All Vote kicks off in Las Vegas with a nonpartisan aim – registration and participation – in highly partisan times

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Brett Kavanaugh faces second allegation of sexual misconduct

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Deborah Ramirez, who attended Yale with Kavanaugh, has described a drunken party during which genitals were thrust in her face

Sunday, Sep 23

Brett Kavanaugh accuser will testify before Congress on Thursday

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Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused supreme court nominee of sexual assault, to appear ‘despite actual threats to safety and life’

Amy Chua denies telling female students to be 'model-like' for Brett Kavanaugh

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Law professor rejects claims she advised students applying for clerkships with supreme court nominee on looks

Thousands at risk from rightwing push to purge eligible voters from US rolls

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Conservative groups such as Pilf publish voters’ details online in what experts say amounts to ‘insidious modern-day intimidation’

'Our history is getting erased': the biggest threat to Sandy Island's Gullah is not hurricanes

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A South Carolina community that has retained its African-influenced language weathered last week’s storm but faces other challenges to its future

Saturday, Sep 22

Brett Kavanaugh accuser ready to testify as supreme court drama goes on

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Christine Blasey Ford still wants to negotiate terms of testimony, lawyers say, after meeting Republican deadline to commit

Love of Trump covers a multitude of sins for Christian conservatives

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The president may cut an unlikely figure as God’s instrument but attendees of the Values Voter Summit feel he is delivering and feel that they, too, are mocked by the mainstream media

Kavanaugh sexual assault accusation has both parties 'on a knife's edge'

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Testimony from Christine Blasey Ford could shape public perception and political fallout

Trump demands Kavanaugh vote after lashing out at accuser

Senate Republicans threaten Monday vote after reportedly planning to move hearing to Wednesday and have Christine Blasey Ford testify first

Friday, Sep 21

3D gun rights activist detained in Taiwan over underage sex claim

US authorities annulled Cody Wilson’s passport as police investigate accusation that he had sex with an underage girl

Trump says Kavanaugh has an impeccable reputation – video

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The US president defends his supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from an allegation of sexual assault dating from the 1980s by calling him ‘one of the finest human beings you will ever have the privilege of knowing or meeting’

'Our lives are in danger': mother with autistic son faces US deportation

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Woman who fled poverty and violence in El Salvador more than 10 years ago says leaving would devastate her son’s care

Maryland shooting: Woman kills three then turns gun on herself – video report

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A woman armed with a handgun opened fire at a Maryland warehouse complex where she was employed, killing three people and wounding three others before taking her own life. There are reports the woman had a work-related grievance and that…

Thursday, Sep 20

Maryland shooting: four dead, including suspect, at warehouse complex

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Rite Aid distribution center employee is suspected to have killed three and wounded several others before taking her own life

Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify if terms 'ensure her safety'

Christine Blasey Ford says she’s willing to testify next week – but not on Monday as Repubicans have demanded

'No accident' Brett Kavanaugh's female law clerks 'looked like models', Yale professor told students

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Guardian learns Amy Chua said she would advise students on their physical looks to help win post in Kavanaugh’s chambers

Republicans refuse to delay Kavanaugh hearing as Trump defends nominee

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Chuck Grassley maintained the hearing would take place Monday morning after Ford’s lawyers demanded an FBI investigation