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Republican Sen Susan Collins backs Kavanaugh for top US court

A US senator whose vote will be crucial to deciding Brett Kavanaugh’s bid for a Supreme Court seat said on Friday she will support the nominee, all but ensuring he will sit on the highest US court despite accusations of sexual misconduct against him. “I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh,” said Senator Susan Collins,… Read More »

‘Worst is yet to come’ from Florence’s drenching rains

Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to bursting point. The death toll rose to at least 15 from Florence, which crashed into the state as a hurricane on Friday, bringing record… Read More »