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Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats

Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats

US President contended the woman who has accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault would have reported the attack to law enforcement at the time if it were as bad as she has said.

  • by John Wagner & Seung Min Kim

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Australian Navy chief dons wetsuit to see Endeavour up close
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Australian Navy chief dons wetsuit to see Endeavour up close

Vice Admiral Mike Noonan's visit underscores the excitement that has been generated by the prospect of finally identifying the historically-significant ship.

  • by Matthew Knott
Multiple people shot in Syracuse, New York: reports
Mass shooting

Multiple people shot in Syracuse, New York: reports

Emergency services in Syracuse, New York said on Thursday they were responding to reports of a shooting of up to seven people, including children.

  • by Dan Whitcomb
Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen providing info in Mueller probe
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Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen providing info in Mueller probe

Trump's former personal lawyer said he is providing "critical information" as part the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election.

Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh puts pressure on his accuser
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Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh puts pressure on his accuser

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said he will testify at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday to "clear my name", putting pressure on his accuser to show up.

  • by Laura Litvan
What happened to all the bugs? Scientists search for answers
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What happened to all the bugs? Scientists search for answers

A staple of summer - swarms of bugs - seems to be a thing of the past. And that's got scientists worried.

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Gotcha! Tossed net captures space junk in orbit-cleanup experiment
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Gotcha! Tossed net captures space junk in orbit-cleanup experiment

A tossed net has managed to capture space junk in a demonstration of ways to clean up debris in orbit. 

Woman goes on deadly rampage at Maryland warehouse
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Woman goes on deadly rampage at Maryland warehouse

A woman armed with a handgun opened fire at a Maryland distribution centre, killing three people and wounding three others before she took her own life.

  • by Gina Cherelus
International tussle over final resting place of Cook's Endeavour
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International tussle over final resting place of Cook's Endeavour

Australian media has already suggested the vessel could be excavated in time for 2020, the 250th anniversary of Cook becoming the first European to land at Botany Bay.

  • by Steve Bird
Donald Trump feels angry and unprotected amid mounting crises
Donald Trump

Donald Trump feels angry and unprotected amid mounting crises

The US President's declaration that "I don't have an attorney-general" was not merely the cry of an executive feeling betrayed by a subordinate; it was also a raw expression of vulnerability and anger.

  • by Ashley Parker & Philip Rucker
Han Solo's jacket could fetch $1.8m at film auction

Han Solo's jacket could fetch $1.8m at film auction

A jacket worn by Harrison Ford as Han Solo is expected to sell for up to £1 million ($1.8 million) at an auction of movie memorabilia.

  • by Andrew MacAskill