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by | September 29, 2018 | 02:20

The 1991 confirmation hearing of Thomas, accused by Hill of sexual harassment, angered people on all sides and is not recalled as one of the Senate's proud moments. With Hill, Republican senators were at times quite aggressive in their questioning. When Hill said she would be surprised if the judge didn't get confirmed, an unsettled murmur rippled through the room.

by | September 29, 2018 | 00:27

Ford reiterated her accusation during the emotionally charged day. Mr Flake clarified that he was backing the motion to send Judge Kavanaugh's nomination for a full vote on the Senate floor but would not support his confirmation without the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe.

by | September 28, 2018 | 21:22

Cardinal Marx: 'For all too long, the Church has denied, looked the other way and covered up abuse '. "For all the failure, pain and suffering, I must apologize as the chairman of the Bishops' Conference as well as personally". Bishops and altar boys arrive for the opening mass of the German bishops' conference in Fulda , Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 where the bishops will discuss a study on sexual abuse in the Catholic church in Germany.

by | September 28, 2018 | 20:40

Democrats have also said they will not support a deal that does not include Canada. When Trump spoke to the media yesterday , he announced that Trudeau had asked to meet with him, but Trump refused because he "didn't like Canada's representative".

by | September 28, 2018 | 20:41

Hindustan Times delivers the news across all social media platforms, on the web, and at your doorstep. Acknowledging the "conflicting reports" circulating about the future of Catholic communities in China as well as the wide variety of reactions, such as "confusion", doubt or hope, the Pope used the message to assure the faithful in China of his daily prayers and honest admiration "for the gift of your fidelity, your constancy amid trials and your firm trust in God's providence, even ...

by | September 28, 2018 | 20:30

It's a lot of Democrats that like to ignore Keith Ellison and Cory Booker they love to fight and champion women until they disagree with them, ' she said. After hrg Dr Ford & Judge Kavanaugh's testimony- if we're ready to vote, we will vote. If we aren't ready, we won't. "Certainly we would be open to that and that process could take place on Thursday", White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on ABC News' " Good Morning America " Tuesday morning.

by | September 28, 2018 | 20:17

Police close the Oresund Bridge near Copenhagen on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. Ferry services linking the island with Sweden , the Danish mainland and Germany were also suspended. Denmark's TV2 said a police helicopter and a search with canine squads was spotted on the highway near Roskilde, 40 miles (25km) west of Copenhagen between the capital and the Storebaelt bridge to Funen island.

by | September 28, 2018 | 19:40

Chuck Grassley, a Republican from Iowa, has said the committee's own investigation will suffice. "This was someone who was aggressive and belligerent". Ms Ford's allegations have thrown the outcome in doubt, however, in the 51-49 Republican-controlled Senate. As for Kavanaugh, Cunningham said the nominee "was successful in conveying the emotions of a man who has convinced himself that he has done nothing wrong".

by | September 28, 2018 | 16:57

The U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude of the second quake at a strong 7.5, after first saying it was 7.7. A series of earthquakes hit the holiday island of Lombok, hundreds of kilometres southwest of Sulawesi, in July and August, killing almost 500 people.

by | September 28, 2018 | 16:56

She said Kavanaugh held her down, put his hand over her mouth to silence her, and tried to remove her clothes. The calls for withdrawal echoed that of Michael Avenatti, who is representing Swetnick and who also publicized numerous emails he had sent to the Judiciary Committee regarding the allegations, before releasing Swetnick's affidavit Wednesday morning.

by | September 28, 2018 | 16:28

The allegation marks the fourth that Kavanaugh has faced as he looks to fill Anthony Kennedy's seat on the U.S. Supreme Court . The Judiciary Committee Republican staff did not release any details about the men, but said each had been interviewed, and one had provided a written statement.

by | September 28, 2018 | 15:45

Gopalakrishnan is famous for saying that women will be allowed into the temple only after a machine is invented which will detect if it is "the right time" for the woman. Today, the judges have told him that we won't be needing that scanner anymore. The Kerala government, under the Left Democratic Front (LDF), had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court in 2008, stating that imposing a restriction on entry of women was discriminatory and that it should be discontinued.

by | September 28, 2018 | 13:10

A 27-year-old Chinese national who served in the U.S. Army Reserve was arrested Tuesday on a federal charge of helping China-based intelligence operatives recruit spies living in this country, according to federal prosecutors. In the process of applying for MAVNI, Ji submitted a security clearance form on which he answered "no" to a question about contact with foreign governments or representatives, the complaint said.

by | September 28, 2018 | 12:40

The inauguration ceremony was attended by Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to the king and governor of Mecca, along with senior officials and dignitaries, reports Saudi official news agency SPA. Construction on the Haramain railway began in March 2009, with the railway originally due to be operational in 2012. The development represents the Kingdom's efforts towards serving its the two holy mosques and their pilgrims, Mr Al Amoudi said.

by | September 28, 2018 | 08:28

President Donald Trump poured scorn on the "ideology of globalism" and heaped praise on his own administration's achievements in a speech to the U.N. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi called Mr Trump's claim that China was attempting inference complete "nonsense". The leaders' spontaneous response to Trump's address only reinforced the American president's isolation among allies and foes alike, as his nationalistic policies have created rifts with erstwhile partners and cast doubt in some ...

by | September 28, 2018 | 08:01

Within moments of the eight-hour proceedings concluding, Trump tweeted his approval of Kavanaugh's performance and called on the Senate to move swiftly to a vote. Describing the alleged assault, Ford also said she anxious that Kavanaugh might " accidentally " kill her. Ford told the Senate on Thursday that she still does not know who leaked the letter, indicating that she did not give approval for Feinstein or Eshoo to release it.

by | September 28, 2018 | 07:11

Republicans largely expressed confidence in Kavanaugh ahead of the hearing, emerging from a closed-door lunch with Vice President Mike Pence to say the nominee remains on track for confirmation. "He is asking for a lifetime appointment to the nation's highest court where he will have the opportunity to rule on matters that will impact Americans for decades", the 10 Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee said in a letter to the president.

by | September 28, 2018 | 06:58

BREAKING: The Air Niugini plane which has landed in the ocean appears to be Flight PX073 which is scheduled to fly Pohnpei - Chuuk - Port Moresby. Jimmy Emilio, the manager at Chuuk International Airport, told the Pacific Daily News that the plane was approaching Runway 4 when it crashed into the lagoon, about 160 yards (146 meters) from the runway.

by | September 28, 2018 | 06:32

This year 86 countries are represented on the list along with universities from Iraq, Jamaica, Nepal, Tanzania and Kazakhstan for the first time . IISc, Bengaluru is India's top institute which was placed in the 251-300 band in the global list of institutions.

by | September 28, 2018 | 06:08

Again and again they informed us - and disingenuously so - that Aadhaar details were mandatory to avail their services. Out of 42 hunger deaths since 2017, at least 25 have been due to Aadhaar . "The Constitution does not exist for a few or minority of the people of India, but "We the People", the Supreme Court observed. In 2018, when the review petition was being heard, it was apparent from the comments of the judges that the thinking had changed and the verdict earlier in September ...