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by | September 26, 2018 | 04:47

Kavanaugh is set to appear Thursday for a Judiciary Committee hearing with Christine Blasey Ford , who accuses him of sexual assault when they were teens. Viewed from that perspective, if you are inclined to believe Kavanaugh's denials of wrongdoing, or think the allegations can't be proven, then going to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a nod or a shrug is an acceptable compromise with a tough situation.

by | September 26, 2018 | 04:41

US Capitol Police said that more than 125 people had been arrested on charges of unlawfully demonstrating in Senate office buildings. All the Republicans on the panel are men. Jim Inhofe said of Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh's confirmation would firm up conservative control of the Supreme Court and advance Trump's goal of moving the high court and the broader federal judiciary to the right.

by | September 26, 2018 | 04:29

The speech showed that while Trump has accelerated the execution of world-rattling policies, his worldview remains consistent with the "America First" doctrine he first took to the world stage a year ago: proclaiming the world is best served if countries focus on their own self-interests and reject global governance mechanisms.

by | September 26, 2018 | 03:28

Wilson is shown being led through the airport in Taipei , Taiwan, on Friday with a mask and sunglasses covering his face before being extradited to the USA to face charges for paying an underage girl for sex. Austin police launched an investigation after learning a 16-year-old girl from Central Texas told a counselor she'd had sex with Wilson on August 15 in a local hotel before he paid her $500, according to the arrest warrant affidavit filed Wednesday in Travis County District Court.

by | September 26, 2018 | 02:12

When asked why Ford would make up allegations (she has said Kavanaugh pinned her down on a bed, groped her, and covered her mouth to keep her from screaming), Kavanaugh only answered by reiterating that he did not assault her. The second claim against Kavanaugh dates to the 1983-84 academic year, which was his first at Yale University. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee said they would investigate Ramirez's accusation.

by | September 26, 2018 | 01:54

The once-beloved comedian could be sentenced to up to 30 years behind bars, though O'Neill has wide latitude in determining a sentence for the 81-year-old Cosby - the first celebrity to be sentenced during the #MeToo movement. But when prosecutors asked the judge to revoke his bail because, they claimed, he has a private plane, Cosby stood up and yelled, "He doesn't have a plane, you a**hole", referring to himself in the third-person.

by | September 26, 2018 | 00:46

Showers and isolated thunderstorms will develop after midnight in western Wisconsin, and push across the state. Then summerlike heat and humidity will make its big comeback on Wednesday , as dewpoints soar into the low 70s and temperatures reach the upper 70s.

by | September 25, 2018 | 21:32

The representative of the veterinary hospital said that the left head is more dominant - it is, as a rule, more active and responsive to stimuli. The copperhead was discovered by Virginia Wildlife Management and Control . "[There are] too many challenges living day to day with two heads", Mr Kleopfer wrote on Facebook. "Absolutely not a fake!" The two-headed copperhead was found Thursday in northern Virginia in someone's backyard in Woodbridge on September 20.

by | September 25, 2018 | 20:38

The pressure on the Prime Minister intensified with the confirmation over the weekend by Mr Corbyn that Labour will vote against any deal based on Chequers in the Commons. Ministers also agreed that once free movement is brought to an end, the new system tailored to suit the needs of the United Kingdom would boost productivity.

by | September 25, 2018 | 14:57

After EU leaders meeting in Austria on Thursday warned a key element of the Chequers plan would not work , Mr Hunt called them to engage with Britain in a "spirit of politeness and decency" to find an agreed solution. 'I believe that what we're proposing is the Brexit that delivers the freedoms that people voted for - making our own laws, controlling our own borders, controlling our money.

by | September 25, 2018 | 14:43

Time magazine reports that Ardern, flew out to NY with her partner, Clarke Gayford and Neve, delivering a speech on Monday night at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit , with Neve nestled in the front row. She's understood to be the first ever female world leader to bring their baby to a United Nations general assembly meeting. "I have the ability to take my child to work, there's not many places you can do that", Ardern said, according to the Guardian .

by | September 25, 2018 | 10:25

Iranian oil exports have been in jeopardy since Washington announced re-imposing unilateral sanctions against the Islamic Republic after US President Donald Trump in May pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and a broad alliance of world powers.

by | September 25, 2018 | 08:28

Should Labour judge May's plans to have negative outcome in response to the above questions, then the party is likely to vote down her Chequers plan in the commons. In his conference speech, Mr McCluskey said: "If the centre ground is fighting for a better deal for working people and protecting our communities, look no further".

by | September 25, 2018 | 07:06

She and others said they were reminded of the 1991 confirmation hearings for another Yale Law School graduate, Clarence Thomas , amid allegations he had sexually harassed an employee. Students say they'll stage a sit-in from 9:30 to 3:00 pm. Students stage a sit-in Monday at Yale Law School. Even if Kavanaugh didn't vote to overturn Roe, the Supreme Court could have many opportunities in the coming years to gut abortion access by allowing states to regulate it out of existence, as Texas ...

by | September 25, 2018 | 05:25

Moscow will send newer S-300 missile defense systems to Syria within the next two weeks, Sergei Shoigu , defence minister, said in a statement on Monday. Russian Federation already has its own S-300 air defense system in Syria, along with the more advanced S-400 system. On Monday, the Russian Defense Ministry announced Moscow is giving the Syrian military an air defense system to "significantly increase their combat capabilities".

by | September 25, 2018 | 03:31

His argument? If her story were true, Christine Blasey Ford would have spoken out back in the 1980s, when she says Brett Kavanaugh pinned her down and muffled her cries as he tried to pull off her clothes at a high school party. Similar to the #MeToo campaign, the multitude of stories shared by victims of rape provides a powerful common platform for survivors of rape, but #WhyIDidntReport also gives other insight into their thinking.

by | September 25, 2018 | 02:42

The lawyers say Rosenstein , Mueller and the entire Justice Department are biased against the president, part of a so-called "Deep State" anti-Trump conspiracy. The White House announced the meeting on Monday after a flurry of conflicting media reports about whether Rosenstein, a frequent target of Trump's anger, would be leaving the post.

by | September 25, 2018 | 02:40

The U.S. president responded that he would be "having a second summit with Chairman Kim in the not-to-distant future" and the location remains to be determined but likely would not be Singapore, where he first met the North Korean leader on June 12.

by | September 25, 2018 | 02:33

The proposal "will clearly define long-standing law to ensure that those seeking to enter and remain in the United States either temporarily or permanently can support themselves financially and will not be reliant on public benefits", the department said .

by | September 25, 2018 | 00:51

The congressman also raised the prospect of a holiday season family gathering, quipping, "To the six angry Democrat Gosars - see you at Mom and Dad's house!" In Wisconsin, Democrat Randy Bryce's brother is featured in an ad backing Republican Bryan Steil in the 1st District race for retiring House Speaker Paul Ryan's seat.