by | September 20, 2018 | 15:50

Christine Blasey Ford , a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, says that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980s when they were both teenagers. Of the Republican senators who expressed concern over proceeding to confirm the judge without hearing from Ford, including Sen. Other Republicans are suggesting that Ford will have only this one opportunity to testify.

by | September 20, 2018 | 14:41

Ms Lahmers says she knows one co-worker was grazed by a shot but was OK. Middleton is a suburb of Madison with about 17,000 residents. We have a good... According to WSJ, at least 40 police squad cars and ambulances from multiple jurisdictions responded to the scene. The fifth person being treated is believed to be the suspected shooter.

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:31

Grassley told Hugh Hewitt on his radio show that Ford has not accepted his request to appear before the committee. Once nominated, high-court nominees customarily make pro forma rounds of Senate offices and then retreat beyond public view, to be drilled by tough-minded interrogators preparing them for searing Judiciary Committee hearings and last-minute vulnerabilities.

by | September 19, 2018 | 03:10

Three South African cannabis users who had faced prosecution for using cannabis brought the case, saying the ban "intrudes unjustifiably into their private spheres". The judgment decriminalises the use of dagga at home. ConCourt decriminalize use and possession of dagga in private use by adult. According to the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act 140 of 1992, anything under 115 grams can be successfully argued as being possessed for "personal use".

by | September 19, 2018 | 01:21

MOSCOW - Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday it had summoned Israel's ambassador in Moscow over the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria. The defence ministry in Moscow said the aircraft was returning to the Russian-run Hmeymim airbase in Latakia province when, at about 11pm Moscow time on Monday, it disappeared from radar screens.

by | September 18, 2018 | 11:35

Manafort is the fifth individual associated with the Trump campaign or his personal business operations to plead guilty to felony charges, ranging from bank and tax fraud to lying to federal agents. Mueller's prosecutors referred to the US Attorney's Office in the Southern District of NY inquiries on other individuals involved in the Ukraine lobby efforts, including Democrat Tony Podesta of the Podesta Group, former Republican Rep.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:51

Lee Merritt , Jean's family attorney, said the multiple warrants police issued " highlights just sort of the nefarious nature of their investigation". Guyger described seeing a large silhouette and drew her firearm, thinking a burglar was in her apartment. An attorney for the family of a man shot dead by a police officer in the man's own apartment says a police affidavit shows investigators immediately sought evidence to discredit the victim.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:19

Met Office forecasters have warned that injuries and danger to life are a possibility. Winds are likely to reach 55mph to 65mph with top speeds of 70mph. "There is a chance that power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other services, such as mobile phone coverage", the warning reads. It may turn stormy in places for a time with severe gusts and localized flooding.Winds will ease somewhat, and Tuesday will be cloudy with frequent showers while staying very blustery.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:14

Israeli medical teams arrived to treat the victim, identified as a 40-year-old with multiple stab wounds in the upper body. Meanwhile, the other Israeli settler suffered serious injuries. A Queens-born Israel advocate and well-known social-media personality was fatally stabbed by a Palestinian in the West Bank on Sunday, according to reports.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:57

That's because Republicans control both the U.S. House and Senate where any articles of impeachment would have to be voted upon. House tax committee Chairman Kevin Brady, main author of the "Tax Reform 2.0" package, plans to put it to a committee-level vote on Thursday, with a full House vote expected by Oct 1.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:46

The letter was also shared with Feinstein in July. McConnell has said he would like to have Kavanaugh confirmed by October 1, the start of the Supreme Court's new term. "Judge Kavanaugh and the White House both stand by that statement". If Ford's claims withstand such scrutiny, then senators should consider them before voting to place Judge Kavanaugh on the highest court in the land.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:02

Just a day after President Vladimir Putin urged them to come forward, the two Russians the United Kingdom accuses of carrying out a nerve-agent attack on a former spy denied the charges in an interview with RT state television. Petrov and Boshirov said they worked as entrepreneurs in the fitness and supplements industries, but business paper RBK said it had found no business registered under their two names in Russian Federation.

by | September 14, 2018 | 23:10

According to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, there is "no doubt" that Islamic militants with ties to Western intelligence agencies that are hostile to Assad's regime are planning a false-flag chemical weapons attack in Idlib province, the scene of fierce fighting between forces loyal to the Syrian regime and terrorist groups opposed to it.

by | September 14, 2018 | 19:10

Judge grants request to delay second trial amid reports of plea deal talks with Mueller; Fox News legal analyst Mercedes Colwin reacts on 'Outnumbered Overtime'. As much evidence as Mueller's team had against Manafort in the first trial, they have even more evidence in the second trial. Just under a year ago, the 69-year-old veteran GOP operative was charged in Washington , D.C., with several counts of fraud and failing to register as a foreign agent by the special counsel.

by | September 12, 2018 | 17:39

Britain says the two men flew from Moscow to London in early March, from where they travelled to Salisbury in England and attempted to kill the Skripals. Ms Sturgess died while Mr Rowley remains in hospital fighting meningitis after his body was severely weakened by exposure to the military grade poison.

by | September 12, 2018 | 16:33

In Nquthu, there were 26 murders, up by seven, and 152 burglaries - also up. Nyanga, in the Western Cape, remained the murder capital of the country, with an increase in murders of 9.6%. Umlazi in the south recorded the second highest number of reported rape cases in the country - at 252. It was no surprise that cash-in-transit (CIT) heists incidents increased by 56.6 per cent (238 incidents compared to 152 during 2016/2017) along with bank robberies and truck jacking.

by | September 12, 2018 | 15:29

The protests were organised by supporters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny , who is under administrative arrest for organising an unsanctioned rally in the capital in January. Putin promised in 2005 never to raise the age for Russians to receive a pension, but Russia is facing a crisis, and President Putin seems not to have other alternatives.

by | September 12, 2018 | 01:54

The comments came four days after the Turkish president met his Russian and Iranian counterparts for a summit in Tehran, where Erdogan sought to avert a bloody assault in Idlib. The spike in violence came after Russian Federation, fellow regime ally Iran , and rebel backer Turkey on Friday failed to immediately agree on a solution to avert an imminent government offensive.

by | September 11, 2018 | 19:18

This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. Thank you for signing up for the 5 Things to Know Newsletter. Meanwhile, Michelle Obama is also stepping up her political involvement ahead of the November midterm election.

by | September 11, 2018 | 17:18

Kevin Orth loads sandbags into cars as he helps residents prepare for Hurricane Florence , in Charleston, South Carolina . The University of North Carolina at Wilmington has also ordered a mandatory evacuation of students while the governor of Virginia has asked residents of low-lying coastal areas to leave.