The Pound-to-Dollar exchange rate quoted a daily best at 1.2829, having recorded a two-month low at 1.2696 on Tuesday, October 30. However his department later said there was "no set date" for the negotiations to conclude and stressed that the November 21 date related to the possibility of appearing before the committee.
Yemeni officials say fighting has escalated around the key port city of Hodeida, with more than 150 combatants killed over the weekend from both the rebel and government-backed side. "UN member states must end their deafening silence on Saudi Arabia and do their duty of scrutinising the cruelty in the kingdom in order to prevent further outrageous human rights violations in the country and in Yemen", Samah Hadid, Amnesty International's Middle East director of campaigns, said in a statement.
President Donald Trump is blaming the media - without evidence - for politically motivated and hate-based violence. TURNOUT: While midterm elections typically generate less voter interest than their presidential counterparts, 2018 is already bucking the trend.
Grassley said Munro-Leighton wrote that she was "sharing with you the story of the night that Brett Kavanaugh and his friend sexually assaulted and raped me in his car" and referred to "the letter that I sent to Sen". Munro-Leighton later claimed in an email to the committee to be the Jane Doe who wrote the letter, media reported. "The letter contained highly graphic sexual-assault accusations against Judge Kavanaugh ".
Oprah Winfrey has quashed rumours that she will make a bid for the United States presidency by telling voters at a rally in Georgia, "I don't want to run". Tensions grew after an Associated Press report in early October that more than 53,000 voter applications - almost 70 percent of them from black applicants - were on hold with Kemp's office ahead of the election.
The report suggests methods for countries to stem the spread of, what it calls, China's "techno-dystopian expansionism". But, the report added, "even democracies are at risk, as the fervor over "fake news" threatens to propel overreaching restrictions on freedom of expression and the outsourcing of key censorship decisions to ill-equipped and often opaque tech companies".