• Cornyn, Graham And Hatch Indicate They May Question Blasey Ford In Hearing
Cornyn, Graham And Hatch Indicate They May Question Blasey Ford In Hearing

A White House official told The Associated Press on Thursday that the West Wing saw the judge's opening statement as "game changing" and said Trump appeared to be reacting positively. "Clearly, Republicans know that every time Kavanaugh speaks, he's losing, and they want to limit the damage as much as possible". "I spoke to somebody 38 years ago,...

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  • Who are U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accusers?
Who are U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's accusers?

Lawyer Michael Avenatti provided a statement from his client to the committee. Shortly after Ford made the claims, she stated that "there is zero chance that I would confuse [Brett Kavanaugh and Mark Judge ]". At least 20 seats were reserved for the supporters, who included Ford's teenage best friend Sandra Gichner and another close pal, S...

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  • Supreme Court strikes down adultery law
Supreme Court strikes down adultery law

The five-judge court said the law gives a husband license "to use the woman as chattel". The Centre has defended the law saying it's essential to preserve the institution of marriage. Instead, the man was considered to be a seducer. The penalty for adultery was up to five years in prison, or a fine, or both. However, the Supreme Court said that Sec...

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  • Body found off highway believed to be missing autistic boy
Body found off highway believed to be missing autistic boy

Crews discovered the body partially underwater at about 1 p.m. off Marietta Street/Old Dallas Highway, a little over one mile outside of the park , authorities said. Maddox has blond hair, blue eyes and is four feet tall, according to a missing-person poster from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "Everybody looks at you as a monster, and I re...

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  • NAFTA: Lighthizer hints Mexico pact may need to be reopened if delayed
NAFTA: Lighthizer hints Mexico pact may need to be reopened if delayed

Asked about the challenge that autos tariffs would pose, Trudeau said Canada would need to feel confident "about the path forward as we move forward - if we do - on a NAFTA 2.0". "I love Canada, by the way", he said. "Yeah I did", president Trump answered. "There is still a fair amount of distance between us", Lighthizer said at a conferenc...

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  • Duke and Duchess of Sussex coming to Brighton
Duke and Duchess of Sussex coming to Brighton

The Duchess also showed no nerves as she carried out her first solo engagement on Tuesday, attending the opening of the Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. Now, after a clip of Meghan speaking in Queen Elizabeth II's documentary, Queen of the World was released, some people are totally convinced she has left her American accent b...

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  • Iran: Trump chairs key UN Security Council session
Iran: Trump chairs key UN Security Council session

In sharp contrast, the five other world powers who signed the nuclear deal remain strongly committed to it, and the new financial facility is nearly certain to anger the Trump administration. His national security adviser, John Bolton, warned that there would be " hell to pay " if Tehran crossed the USA, its allies or their partners. "He unde...

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  • Dozens of protesters arrested outside Collins’ DC office
Dozens of protesters arrested outside Collins’ DC office

Collins said on Monday that she is "eager for the hearing to take place on Thursday". Back in July, soon after Kavanaugh's nomination was announced, Chua wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal called "Kavanaugh Is a Mentor to Women", in which she wrote, "I can't think of a better judge for my own daughter's clerkship".

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  • STORM ALERT | Severe weather risk now lower for St. Louis Tuesday
STORM ALERT | Severe weather risk now lower for St. Louis Tuesday

Storms that caused severe damage in western IL weakened as they moved through the Chicago area but were still expected to bring gusty winds, possible brief heavy rain and lightning into the evening, according to the weather service. Highs will only be in the upper 50s, which is 5-10° below normal. Once the front passes through and the storm threa...

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  • Third Woman Accuses Kavanaugh of Inappropriate Behavior Ahead of Senate Hearing
Third Woman Accuses Kavanaugh of Inappropriate Behavior Ahead of Senate Hearing

She said this included fondling without consent. Swetnick also said in her "sworn declaration" that she had also been a victim of one of the incidents, during which Kavanaugh was allegedly present . Avenatti, the lawyer who represents adult film actress Stormy Daniels , is exploring a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and spoken ...

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  • Senate Judiciary Democrats ask Trump to withdraw Kavanaugh or investigate
Senate Judiciary Democrats ask Trump to withdraw Kavanaugh or investigate

Kavanaugh, whom Trump picked in July to replace Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy on the bench, was accused earlier in September of forcing himself on Palo Alto University psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford when the two were teenagers.

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  • Bill Cosby faces 5-10 years in jail for sexual assault
Bill Cosby faces 5-10 years in jail for sexual assault

He also offered Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele the alternate option of incorporating their testimony into the prosecution's statement. It remained unclear whether Constand or Cosby would speak at the sentencing. " Mr Cosby is not risky". Kristen Dudley, a Pennsylvania state board psychologist, testified that Cosby has an unco...

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  • Russia to provide Syria with new missile system, over Israeli opposition
Russia to provide Syria with new missile system, over Israeli opposition

Government troops have liberated the militant-held provinces one by one with the help of Syria's allies Iran and Russian Federation. The incident killed 15 Russians. Still, Israel worries that the advanced missile system could make it more hard for them to target Iranian positions inside Syria . In February, Syria succeeded in downing an Isra...

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  • Solo yachtsman stranded at sea rescued: Indian navy
Solo yachtsman stranded at sea rescued: Indian navy

Abhilash Tomy was rescued by a French fishing vessel, Osiris , on Monday amid an worldwide effort coordinated by Australia. Multinational rescue efforts were immediately launched to save him, but Tomy's 36-foot boat, Thuriya , one of several hit by 80 miles per hour winds and 46-foot seas midway across the South Indian Ocean, was "at the extre...

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  • US, regional allies responsible for Iran terror attack: FM
US, regional allies responsible for Iran terror attack: FM

At least two dozen people killed after gunman attacks military parade in Iran; "Nuclear Showdown" author Gordon Chang reacts. As he spoke the crowd chanted, "Death to America" and "Death to Israel ". A video circulating on the ISIS-affiliated Amaq News Agency claims to show three of the four assailants accused of carrying out a deadly ter...

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  • Russian Federation warned Israel before downing of plane
Russian Federation warned Israel before downing of plane

Konashenkov also said the Israeli fighter jets deliberately used the Russian plane to shield them from Syrian air defense missiles after Israel hit targets near the coastal city of Latakia. Peskov said the new measures were decided on to boost the security of its troops in Syria. Russia's stepped-up role in Syria enabled Assad's forces, which h...

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  • Modi Govt's 'Blatant Lies' Exposed, Says Opposition After Hollande's Rafale Comments
Modi Govt's 'Blatant Lies' Exposed, Says Opposition After Hollande's Rafale Comments

In that meeting, the contract was signed and the former president of France has now revealed that in that meeting, I was clearly told that the contract had to go to Anil Ambani . Modi , who stormed to power in 2014 promising to rid India of deep-seated corruption, had no "moral right" to remain in power after the revelations from Hollande, senio...

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  • Kavanaugh accuser Ford 'willing to testify' if certain terms met
Kavanaugh accuser Ford 'willing to testify' if certain terms met

NPR reporter Cokie Roberts says Christine Blasey Ford needs to tell her story. Mr Trump said in a tweet that "if the attack on Dr Ford was as bad as she says", she would have pressed charges. Kavanaugh has firmly denied the allegations made against him. "He remains committed to providing a fair forum for both Dr. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh", ...

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  • May firmly told Brexit plan 'will not work'
May firmly told Brexit plan 'will not work'

The European Research Group chair, Jacob Rees-Mogg, said: "I think the government needs to go back to the free trade deal that's been offered by the EU and consider the ERG's proposal for the border in Northern Ireland ". If May cannot get an overall deal in October or November, an agreement could be reached at the December 13-14 EU Council. But...

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  • Jeanine Pirro Responds to Rosenstein Report: ‘HE MUST BE FIRED’
Jeanine Pirro Responds to Rosenstein Report: ‘HE MUST BE FIRED’

But a week later, on May 17, 2017, Rosenstein appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to oversee a federal investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates in the 2016 presidential election. In this meeting, the Times says, he told McCabe he was considering trying to convince officials to invoke the ...

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  • Trump orders public release of Russian Federation documents
Trump orders public release of Russian Federation documents

In morning tweets apparently quoting from a television appearance by Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.), Trump wrote, "What will be disclosed is that there was no basis for these FISA Warrants, that the important information was kept from the court, there's going to be a disproportionate influence of the (Fake) Dossier".

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  • Man charged in killing of DC woman in 'unprovoked' attack
Man charged in killing of DC woman in 'unprovoked' attack

Martinez was taken to an area hospital, where she later died. She managed to enter a carryout restaurant nearby, where community members, including a nurse, Newsham said, attempted to tend to her wounds. The knife used in the attack was recovered nearby the scene, according to police. Police are offering a US$25,000 reward for information leading...

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  • 'Nawaz Sharif can be congratulated': Aitzaz Ahsan on IHC judgement
'Nawaz Sharif can be congratulated': Aitzaz Ahsan on IHC judgement

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has suspended the sentences of the former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif , his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt Safdar. An accountability court had found them guilty over his family's ownership of four luxury flats in London. They were earlier sentenced to 10, seven and one year respectively...

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  • Orrin Hatch says Kavanaugh accuser may be 'mixed up'
Orrin Hatch says Kavanaugh accuser may be 'mixed up'

It's not yet clear if allegations by Ford will lead to new hearings for Kavanaugh as Hill's did for Thomas almost 27 years ago. Grassley said he was disappointed that Democrats - or Ford's attorney - had not come forward with the allegations sooner.

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  • Nolte: Kavanaugh Accuser's Classmate Deletes Claim that Everyone Knew of Alleged Misconduct
Nolte: Kavanaugh Accuser's Classmate Deletes Claim that Everyone Knew of Alleged Misconduct

Ford's lawyers say she has been subject to death threats as a result of her allegations against Kavanaugh. Mr Grassley didn't say late Tuesday if the hearing scheduled for Monday would go on without Ms Ford or whether the panel would vote on Judge Kavanaugh's nomination without hearing her testimony.

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  • At least four hurt after 'active shooter' opens fire in Middleton
At least four hurt after 'active shooter' opens fire in Middleton

The condition of the fourth patient wasn't released. Lahmers says the shooting was "totally unexpected". "She believed people were hurt". Officers raced to the office building and set up a parameter around it. "We have a good group". The reported incident is happening in the town of Middleton, which is a suburb of Madison. NBC 15 spoke to...

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  • Trump Says He Feels 'Terribly' for Brett Kavanaugh Amid Sexual Assault Allegations
Trump Says He Feels 'Terribly' for Brett Kavanaugh Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Chuck Schumer, the top Senate Democrat, urged Mr Trump's fellow Republicans not to " rush the hearings". But the White House - through press secretary Sarah Sanders and others - has dismissed all the allegations against him as old news that had been litigated during the campaign.

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  • Russian military plane ‘disappears from radar over Syria’, says defence ministry
Russian military plane ‘disappears from radar over Syria’, says defence ministry

Earlier, an unnamed U.S. official told Reuters that Washington believed the aircraft , an Il-20 turbo-prop plane used for electronic reconnaissance, was inadvertently shot down by anti-aircraft artillery operated by Moscow's ally, the Syrian government.

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  • Pompeo Calls Kerry’s Meetings With Iran ‘Unseemly and Unprecedented’
Pompeo Calls Kerry’s Meetings With Iran ‘Unseemly and Unprecedented’

When asked about his predecessor's meetings with Iran , Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he wouldn't comment on the legality of what Kerry was doing, but called his meetings " unseemly and unprecedented ". Was he registered under the Foreign Agents Registration Act? Iran was previously unable to access American currency because European b...

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  • Syria war: Russian Federation and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib
Syria war: Russian Federation and Turkey to create buffer zone in Idlib

The agreement is created to prevent a new " humanitarian crisis " in Syria, Erdogan stressed, and will help Turkey to avoid an even more " difficult situation ". At the same time, both Turkey and the West support various militant groups they consider as " moderate " opposition to Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.

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