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A college classmate of Kavanaugh's says he acted inappropriately during a drunken party 35 years ago. Kavanaugh, who's currently a federal appeals judge, denies the allegations.
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A plume of smoke was visible not far from the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. The number of migrants and refugees arriving in Greece by sea has soared this year.
Some evacuees are unwilling or unable to bring their pets with them, leaving them in a dangerous position. Rescuers have been tracking down scared animals in danger and bringing them to safety.