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Kavanaugh's accuser allegedly facing death threats

Kavanaugh's accuser allegedly facing death threats

According to the attorney of Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, Ford has been receiving death threats. Her attorney, Lisa Banks, stated that Ford wants an FBI investigation into Kavanaugh before she testifies in public in front of the Senate. Ford claimed Kavanaugh tried to force himself on her in 1982 at a party. 
Sindhi activist asks UN to take note of human rights violations by Pak

Sindhi activist asks UN to take note of human rights violations by Pak

Hidayatullah Bhutto of the World Sindhi Congress has asked the United Nations to take notice of human rights violations by Pakistan. During the 39th UN Human Rights Council, he said,"Enforced disappearances of Sindhi political and human rights activists continue unabated. Since June 2018, 25 more Sindhi persons have been abducted, that is 10 persons per month." 
In 2017, 10 mn people developed TB: WHO

In 2017, 10 mn people developed TB: WHO

According to a latest report by the World Health Organisation, India accounted for 27 per cent of the 10 million people who developed tuberculosis in 2017, the highest among the top 30 high TB burden countries in the world. The 2018 edition of the Global Tuberculosis Report said that globally, the best estimate is that 10 million people developed TB disease in 2017.
Death toll in Hurricane Florence rises to 32

Death toll in Hurricane Florence rises to 32

Death toll in Hurricane Florence rose to 32 in the US. The storm, which slammed the US East Coast last week, has left over 500,000 homes in darkness as rescue efforts are ongoing to provide aid to the stranded people. In North Carolina, two dozen of the deaths were reported alone, according to state officials. Officials have remarked that the "worse is yet to come".
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