by | September 26, 2018 | 22:01

Taken together, the sworn statements paint a picture of Ford sharing her experience from time to time over the last six years with neighbors and friends in informal and personal settings long before Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court.

by | September 26, 2018 | 21:49

In addition, some of us knew Debbie long after Yale , and she never described this incident until Brett's Supreme Court nomination was pending. The New Yorker published a story on Sunday night in which Deborah Ramirez , a college classmate of Brett Kavanaugh's , claims that Kavanaugh exposed himself during a party during their freshman year at Yale.

by | September 26, 2018 | 21:32

And Trump's claim comes amid an escalation of tensions between Washington and Beijing, spurred by their growing trade dispute. The Trump administration implemented another round of tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports on Monday, while Beijing implemented countermeasures on $60 billion worth of USA goods.

by | September 26, 2018 | 20:45

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has dismissed a third woman's accusation against him of misconduct as "ridiculous". Blumenthal, who sits on the Senate Judiciary Committee, referred to the sworn declaration by Swetnick as an "affidavit, sworn under oath", and called her a "survivor of a vicious sexual attack".

by | September 26, 2018 | 17:57

To skirt that challenge, Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said Tuesday that Republicans had recruited an unnamed female lawyer to question Blasey Ford on their behalf. Trump said he was "ok with that", but again defended Kavanaugh as a "gem". The sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have upended every aspect of the carefully manicured life story image he and the White House have sold the American people.

by | September 25, 2018 | 09:26

The plane was shot down by a Syrian missile, but Russia faulted Israel for the crash because an Israeli fighter jet allegedly had used the Russian plane as a screen against Syria's air defenses. In Syria, Russian troops already operate advanced S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft systems to defend their own ships and planes, but this would be a first for the Syrian air defence forces.

by | September 25, 2018 | 08:58

An Indian naval ship would later transfer Commander Tomy to Mauritius , according to Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. "He is conscious and doing okay". An Irish sailor, whose yacht also lost its mast as part of the Golden Globe yacht race, will be picked up after the rescue as he is uninjured. During the storm, Tomy got dismasted and suffered a back injury.

by | September 24, 2018 | 04:41

The agreement, reached after an hourlong negotiating session Sunday morning between the lawyers and committee aides, is the latest step in a halting process toward a potentially explosive hearing that will pit the woman, Christine Blasey Ford , against Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's second nominee to the Supreme Court.

by | September 24, 2018 | 02:51

Cruz , a seasoned debater for many years who gained even more prominent experience as a presidential candidate in 2016, will likely us tonight's battle with O'Rourke as a chance to calm Republican nerves that he could lose his seat and imperil the party's slim 51 to 49 majority in the U.S.

by | September 24, 2018 | 02:04

And there is no need for him to take any permission from anyone. He wrote the letter after the Kerala police summoned him to appear before it for questioning in the case. The bishop had publically denied the accusations, saying that the nun was angry over disciplinary measures he had ordered against her. The nun has reportedly faced backlash for reporting the bishop to authorities.

by | September 24, 2018 | 01:15

Ford's attorneys issued a statement tentatively agreeing to Ford's testimony Saturday night, around the time the fourth and final witness mentioned in Ford's original letter to Sen. Her lawyer Debra Katz said in a letter to the committee on Saturday that her client had accepted the request to testify but wanted to "continue our negotiations" on the details.

by | September 22, 2018 | 21:59

The White House said Thursday it has made "significant progress" in restoring normal life on the US island territory of Puerto Rico, exactly a year after the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria . He compared the sluggish response previous year to the quick federal responses in Texas and Florida, states hit weeks earlier by hurricanes Harvey and Irma, as well as the federal response to 2005's Hurricane Katrina in the US Gulf of Mexico.

by | September 22, 2018 | 22:00

The motive in the attack remains unknown. "We were planning a wedding , and now we have to plan a funeral", a relative in Greenacres , Fla., where Martinez grew up, tells WPTV . They will continue to comb through his past. "The entire FiscalNote family is shocked and deeply saddened", the company said in a statement on Twitter.

by | September 22, 2018 | 21:28

Zarif added that the gunmen were "terrorists recruited, trained, armed & paid by a foreign regime ". At least 18 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in the attacks . He accused Saudi Arabia, a regional rival, of funding the militant group he said was responsible. State television immediately described the assailants as "takfiri gunmen", a term previously used to describe the Islamic State group.

by | September 22, 2018 | 16:28

Mackay Base Hospital last night confirmed the woman was in a critical condition after losing a significant amount of blood in the attack. Experts say shark attacks are increasing as water sports become more popular and bait fish move closer to shore, but fatalities remain rare.

by | September 21, 2018 | 20:59

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, declined an earlier request by Ford to have the FBI investigate her allegation against Kavanaugh.The FBI has included the allegation in Kavanaugh's background file, and is not opening any additional probe at this time, although the president could theoretically direct the FBI to undertake a further review.

by | September 21, 2018 | 20:18

Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving parents", added the president who famously boasted in an Access Hollywood tape, published shortly before being election, that he was so famous he could grab women by "the p**sy" with impunity.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:59

They came downstairs and saw a 52-year-old woman stabbing three female infants with a butcher knife and machete. She was found unconscious by police in the basement with a slash wound to her left wrist. Police say they believe those wounds were self-inflicted. The woman hurt was a worker at the daycare, officials said. A motive for the stabbings hasn't been determined.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:43

The email from an attorney for Christine Blasey Ford to committee aides also says that holding the session on Monday isn't possible. It's the first time Republicans on the committee have spoken directly with Ford's attorneys since she went public with the allegation against Kavanaugh on Sunday and the discussion seems to have thawed a stand-off between the two parties as to whether she would testify.

by | September 20, 2018 | 16:30

President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday, September 19, blamed Israel for the downing of a Russian plane , which was accidentally hit by Syrian anti-aircraft fire during an Israeli missile strike. Russian President Vladimir Putin has all but absolved Israel of responsibility for the downing, saying it was a "tragic chain of circumstances". "We will stay there (in Syria) even after the settlement in Idlib".