Police in US arrest protesters of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Hundreds of protesters against U.S President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have been arrested in Washington, DC.

Recall that the Republicans earlier declared that an FBI report had exonerated Kavanaugh of sexual assault allegations, but Democrats said the five-day inquiry was “incomplete” because it was limited by the White House.

Meanwhile the Senate will hold a procedural vote on the nominee today.

ELSEWHERE; Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has been jailed for 15 years and fined 11.5 million dollars on multiple corruption charges.

A court in the capital, Seoul, handed down the verdict today. This makes Lee the latest of a string of high-profile political and business leaders tainted by corruption charges.

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