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by | September 29, 2018 | 22:04

The strike occurred in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel in Afghanistan . "The shot is successful", reads the statement of the Central command of the US Navy. The vertical takeoff and landing F-35B is one of the most expensive variants of the F-35, costing $122 million each. "As part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, this platform supports operations on the ground from worldwide waters, all while enabling maritime superiority ...

by | September 29, 2018 | 20:25

Trump said he was "just hearing" about comments from Arizona Sen. She also said Ms. Keyser socialized with the other attendees, meaning Mr. Kavanaugh. Republicans hold a one-vote majority on the powerful committee, where Flake announced early Friday morning that he will vote with the majority to pass Kavanaugh's nomination to the Senate with a recommendation for confirmation.

by | September 29, 2018 | 19:35

The decision is a reversal for the administration, which had argued that Kavanaugh had been vetted. Later in the day, Flake voted to advance Kavanaugh's nomination from the committee to the full Senate, but only after announcing his condition.

by | September 29, 2018 | 17:58

Mr Corbyn thanked Brussels for what he called a "truly wonderful gesture" in honour of a womam "so cruelly killed, so young, in such a brutal way". " Jo Cox died for a universal ideal", said Brussels mayor Philippe Close, praising her work on causes like refugees, discrimination and poverty.

by | September 29, 2018 | 15:44

It has faced political upheaval since February when Yameen imposed a state of emergency to annul a Supreme Court ruling that quashed the convictions of nine opposition leaders , including former president Mohamed Nasheed , the country's first democratically elected leader.

by | September 29, 2018 | 10:28

The province experience two major earthquakes on Friday with several aftershocks. In this photo released by the Disaster Management Agency, a house sits damaged after a magnitude 6.1 quake early Friday, Sept. More than 350 people were injured, he said. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesperson of Indonesia's disaster agency BNPB, said on that four hospitals in Palu reported hundreds of injured.

by | September 29, 2018 | 09:28

But Democrats, led by Representative Adam Schiff of California, protested that Republicans who control the panel wouldn't vote to set a specific timeline for the release, once the transcripts go through a declassification process with intelligence agencies and are scrubbed for personal information.

by | September 29, 2018 | 08:50

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) suggested that President Trump will be forced to order an FBI investigation if Flake and perhaps other Republicans make their support conditional on such a move. "If the Federal Bureau of Investigation or any law enforcement agency requests Mr. Judge's cooperation, he will answer any and all questions posed to him", lawyer Barbara Van Gelder told CNBC in an email.

by | September 29, 2018 | 08:47

It was unclear whether he meant women were angry about Kavanaugh or on behalf of Kavanaugh. "Those who say that do not know me", she said . "I believed he was going to rape me". Jeff Flake of Arizona, a member of the Judiciary Committee and like Collins a potential swing vote, said Wednesday on the Senate floor that members of Congress need to put politics aside in favor of humanity.

by | September 29, 2018 | 07:56

Hill lost no time in talking about the testimony the public heard from Christine Ford about a sexual assault Ford says happened when she and Judge Brett Kavanaugh , President Donald Trump's nominee to the high court, were in high school. "You know I have to say it", Hill said as she received cheers from the audience. The Constitution gives the Senate an important role in the confirmation process.

by | September 29, 2018 | 07:54

The judiciary panel's Republican chairman, Senator Chuck Grassley , said the hearing would go forward. Earlier Wednesday, a woman named Julie Swetnick came forward with further allegations against Kavanaugh in a statement to the committee.

by | September 29, 2018 | 07:52

The pilot managed to safely eject and there were no injuries. The jet costs about $100 million. The Marines confirmed the strike to CNN : "During this mission the F-35B conducted an air strike in support of ground clearance operations, and the strike was deemed successful by the ground force commander".

by | September 29, 2018 | 07:28

If, as expected, he's confirmed, he'll become Trump's second Supreme Court appointee. joining Neil Gorsuch , who was confirmed a year ago for the high court. Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska told reporters they support a deal reached among senators to delay a vote on Kavanaugh.

by | September 29, 2018 | 06:53

The FBI investigation would be a supplemental to the previous background check it conducted on Kavanaugh as it does for all Supreme Court nominees. Similarly, when Christine Blasey Ford came forward to say that Kavanaugh had assaulted her at a party when he was 17 and she was 15, Flake took meaningful action.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:28

There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries after the latest tremor, but it was a higher magnitude than a series of quakes that killed hundreds on the island of Lombok this summer. "It is better not to be in a house or building because the potential for aftershocks can be unsafe". "We advise people to remain in safe areas. Avoid the slopes of hills".

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:24

Here are his own words: "It's happened to me many times ". Trump bemoaned that men can be derailed by and presumed guilty when such allegations surface, saying he sympathized with the jurist because he's also faced similar accusations. soil as president.Trump on Wednesday stood by his decision not to call on the FBI to reopen its background investigation of Kavanaugh."The FBI told us they've investigated Judge Kavanaugh six times, five times, many times over the years".

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:02

His friend, Taiyo Masuda , told CNN it was a "beautiful day (and) seals were swimming and enjoying sun on the rocks". In fact, it looks like off the coast of Kaikoura such seal-octopus battles are fairly common, as just previous year another gruesome encounter made the rounds , captured by kayak guide Conner Stapley.

by | September 29, 2018 | 03:27

The billboard was installed in Shiraz showing three male soldiers standing on a rocky outcrop next to a quote from an epic Persian poem, the online conservative news agency Tasnim reported on Friday. Iran's leaders do not believe the state of Israel has a right to exist and believe the land should belong to Palestinians. After a wave of criticism, the municipality of Shiraz was forced to remove the billboards from the streets of the city and issued an apology, saying it will punish those ...

by | September 29, 2018 | 02:35

They say they were tipped off about the plot in April 2018 by intelligence services, who said the main suspect wanted to target "a large event in the Netherlands where there would be a lot of victims". The arrests of seven men suspected of plotting a major extremist attack somewhere in the Netherlands neutralized "the concrete threat" the cell posed, the Dutch counterterror coordinator said Friday.

by | September 29, 2018 | 02:28

The wave damaged several buildings including a mosque. The main tremor of the 7.5-magnitude quake rattled Indonesia's Sulawesi Island - about 35 miles northeast of Donggala, a town of about 300,000, around 5:15 p.m. Patients are evacuated from a hospital following a strong natural disaster in Poso, central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. "The last one was quite big", she said.