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Author: 0 Anita Hill struck by Kavanaugh’s anger versus accuser’s calm

Ford describes". Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) responded Wednesday to new allegations from Julie Swetnick that Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh participated in parties with gang rapes during high school and witnessed her rape. "You know I have to say it", Hill said as she received cheers from the audience. Thomas ultimately was confirmed by the Senate. Jeff Flake, announced he supported Kavanaugh but called for a delay of up to a week to further investigate Ford's allegations.

People A new allegation against Brett Kavanaugh
Author: 0 A new allegation against Brett Kavanaugh

Further adding to the drama, the Judiciary Committee released parts of Kavanaugh's 1982 calender in an effort to discredit the allegations . "I categorically and unequivocally deny the allegation against me by Dr Ford", Kavanaugh said in the statement.

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Author: 0 Military plane crashes in near SC coast

F-35B fighters with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211 flew their first combat missions in Afghanistan this week, military officials said Thursday, launching air strikes in support of "ground clearance operations". The F-35 stealth jet has been called the most expensive weapons system in history, and its development was beset by multiple delays before it was deemed combat ready.

People Donald Trump orders Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations
Author: 0 Donald Trump orders Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations

Kavanaugh needs 50 votes to be confirmed, which means that the Republican conference, with its razor thin 51-49 majority, can only afford one defection assuming all the Democrats are opposed. Ford says she didn't talk with anyone about her alleged assault at the time it happened in 1982, including in the 1990s at the time the Federal Bureau of Investigation might have looked into Kavanaugh's background so he could join the Justice Department, or in the early 2000s when he worked for ...

Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh, Trump court nominee, clears first hurdle

Archila said she believes the confrontation affected him. Trump reportedly advised Kavanaugh to jettison the school choirboy persona he'd taken on during his pre-buttal on Fox News Channel, and go after his accusers more aggressively. Ford had told the committee Thursday that Kavanaugh assaulted her while they were teenagers at a party more than three decades ago. In the morning, he announced that he would support Kavanaugh's nomination.

People PFAW Response to Trump Press Briefing on Kavanaugh Allegations
Author: 0 PFAW Response to Trump Press Briefing on Kavanaugh Allegations

A week after Ford publicly came forward, Ramirez, 53, told The New Yorker in a story published on Sunday she remembers Kavanaugh exposing himself to her at a dormitory party when they were both students at Yale University. Well, what ensued was an hour and 22 minute-long back and forth, during which time Trump managed to reference a popstar, suggest a key figure in U.S.

People Seven arrested over ‘major terror attack plot’ in Netherlands
Author: 0 Seven arrested over ‘major terror attack plot’ in Netherlands

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 men will be brought before a judge on Friday at a closed-doors hearing. The arrests also come a month after a 19-year-old Afghan with a German residence permit stabbed and injured two American tourists at Amsterdam's busy Central Station before being shot and wounded.

Author: 0 Indonesia rocked by magnitude 7.5 quake

Communication with the tsunami-hit area in central Sulawesi was down and the search and rescue efforts were being hampered due to the darkness. Video footage of a massive wave smashing into Palu, uprooting trees and mowing down buildings in its path while people are heard screaming and seen running for their lives, quickly appeared online .

People Protesters confront Jeff Flake after he announces Kavanaugh vote
Author: 0 Protesters confront Jeff Flake after he announces Kavanaugh vote

When asked by the media if the nomination come to the full Senate floor for a vote, Grassley responded "Depends on what happens tomorrow". U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona is a Republican but a constant and sharp critic of the President. Only Trump can order the FBI to reopen the investigation. "Where is the bravery in this room?" The controversy has unfolded just weeks ahead of the November 6 congressional elections in which Democrats are trying to seize control of Congress from the ...

People As Senate mulls Kavanaugh pick, Anita Hill talks value of women's voices
Author: 0 As Senate mulls Kavanaugh pick, Anita Hill talks value of women's voices

The biggest broadcasters and cable news networks are clearing their daytime schedules Thursday for coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford , the woman who has accused him of sexual assault when they were high school students in the 1980s.

People Catholic Church Abuse Scandal: Over 3,600 Victims Revealed in New Report
Author: 0 Catholic Church Abuse Scandal: Over 3,600 Victims Revealed in New Report

It found documentation of abuse of 3,677 minors by 1,670 clerics - 4.4 percent of all clerics whose personnel records were reviewed. Almost 63 percent of the 3,677 alleged victims were male . the question should be addressed as to the extent to which celibacy may be a potential risk factor for sexual abuse for specific groups of individuals".

People Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations 'a big, fat con job'.
Author: 0 Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations 'a big, fat con job'.

Kavanaugh has denied all allegations of sexual misconduct . "And they know it's a big fat con job, and they go into a room and I guarantee you they laugh like hell and what they've pulled off on you". "Are they swayed by a Donald Trump nominee who became a Trump fighter today attacking the Democrats, the Clintons?" and saying things like, "'You called me evil.

People Danish bridges closed due to 'major police operation'
Author: 0 Danish bridges closed due to 'major police operation'

The Copenhagen Police were searching for a black Swedish registered Volvo V90 with registration number ZBP 546. In an effort to track the vehicle down, Danish police cut all links between the island of Zealand and its neighbours. On Twitter, Copenhagen police later said all bridges and ferry crossings were reopened. Television footage showed cars being checked as they drove through roadblocks at the Oresund bridge to Sweden.

People Protesters confront Flake after he announces Kavanaugh vote
Author: 0 Protesters confront Flake after he announces Kavanaugh vote

But they stood by Judge Brett Kavanaugh after his forceful pushback against the woman who accused him of sexual misconduct. President Trump also said a wave of laughter that spread through the United Nations General Assembly during his speech on Tuesday was a sign of respect from world leaders for what he's accomplished.

People Indonesia quake triggers TSUNAMI in Sulawesi
Author: 0 Indonesia quake triggers TSUNAMI in Sulawesi

A strong and shallow natural disaster with a magnitude of 6.1 struck central Indonesia on Friday (Sept 28), geologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. That quake destroyed some houses, killing one person and injuring about 10 others, Reuters reports. Indonesia's deadliest ever tremor struck Sumatra island in 2014 and triggered a tsunami that killed almost 280,000 people in around a dozen countries along the Indian Ocean, with the biggest number of casualties registered in Indonesia.

People Bar Association asks judiciary committee to delay Kavanaugh vote
Author: 0 Bar Association asks judiciary committee to delay Kavanaugh vote

Tennessee Sen . Bob Corker, who had also been a question mark for the party, declined to speak with reporters midway through the hearing , but at the end of the day came out in favor of confirming Kavanaugh. Democrats and the American Bar Association have urged Republicans to wait for a completed FBI investigation into the multiple claims of sexual misconduct against Kavanaugh before the vote takes place.

People Trump Defends Kavanaugh in Wake of Additional Allegations
Author: 0 Trump Defends Kavanaugh in Wake of Additional Allegations

She says they thrust her into an upstairs bedroom at the house and locked the door. Ms Swetnick said Mr Kavanaugh was present but did not accuse him of taking part. In the phone interview, Kavanaugh said the events did not occur. "I look forward to what she has to say", President Trump said. I know friends that have had false charges.

People SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala
Author: 0 SC lifts ban on women entering Sabarimala

Justice Chandrachud said any custom or religious practice if violates the dignity of women by denying them entry because of her physiology is unconstitutional. While the Kerala government had opposed the entry of women in 2016, it told the Supreme Court at the hearing this year that it was in favour of allowing women to pray at the temple.

People U.S. arrests army reservist accused of spying for China
Author: 0 U.S. arrests army reservist accused of spying for China

He allegedly worked under the direction of high-ranking Chinese intelligence officials and was told to provide information about eight American citizens who were being targeted for possible recruitment. Magistrate Judge Michael T. Mason". After a warrant was issued to search Ji's email account in March 2018, investigators found he had emailed background reports on eight USA individuals generated by three different background report companies.

People Saudi Arabia opens high-speed rail linking holy cities
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia opens high-speed rail linking holy cities

King Salman of Saudi Arabia inaugurated a long-awaited high-speed railway line at a cost of six point seven billion U.S. dollars. The Guardian quotes Nabil al-Amoudi, Saudi Arabia's transport minister as saying: "The journey between the Haramain (two holy mosques) is now shorter and easier than at any time before".

Author: 0 China urges USA to stop 'unwarranted accusations' after Trump's meddling claim

Beijing rejects Trump's accusation. "It is unfortunate that we are witnessing rulers in the world who think they can secure their interests better - or at least in the short-term ride public sentiments and gain popular support - through the fomenting of extremist nationalism and racism, and though xenophobic tendencies resembling a Nazi disposition, as well as through the trampling of global rules and undermining worldwide institutions; even through preposterous and abnormal acts such as ...

People President Trump calls Kavanaugh testimony 'riveting'
Author: 0 President Trump calls Kavanaugh testimony 'riveting'

She was 15 at the time. USA president Donald Trump has acknowledged that past accusations of sexual misconduct against him have influenced the way he views similar allegations against other men, including his Supreme Court nominee. "It was hard for me to breathe and I thought Brett was going to accidently kill me". New Jersey Senator Cory Booker called her actions in coming forward " heroic " in a dramatic speech which appeared to prompt Ford to cry.

People Kavanaugh says allegations are 'calculated' hit
Author: 0 Kavanaugh says allegations are 'calculated' hit

Julie Swetnick , the third woman to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, told Showtime's "The Circus" that the way she witnessed Kavanaugh behave in high school should disqualify him from serving on the Supreme Court. While the alleged assault of Ford took place when Kavanaugh was in high school, the second accuser, Deborah Ramirez, says that the Supreme Court judge nominee exposed himself to her at a party when both were freshman at Yale.

People Plane crash near Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Plane crash near Papua New Guinea

The PNG Accident Investigation Commission was sending a team to the accident site, the ABC reported. Videos posted to social media show rescue boats attending the scene, helping passengers and crew get off the half-submerged wreckage to safety.

People Australia slips in global university rankings and there is 'cause for concern'
Author: 0 Australia slips in global university rankings and there is 'cause for concern'

The Indian Institute of Technology in Indore came second, ahead of the Indian Institute of Technology in Bombay. Times Higher Ed ranked 1,258 institutions worldwide. "With more first-class universities and global students than any other city, these rankings clearly demonstrate that London remains open to talent and academic excellence", said Rajesh Agrawal, London's Deputy Mayor for Business.

People Aadhaar Verdict Decoded After Supreme Court Delivers Landmark Judgment
Author: 0 Aadhaar Verdict Decoded After Supreme Court Delivers Landmark Judgment

Critics had succeeded in persuading the Indian supreme court to temporarily freeze a government order that bank accounts and mobile phone connections also require an Aadhaar record. It also said that schools could not insist on children's Aadhaar numbers to enrol students, further adding that no child could be denied state welfare benefits for the want of an Aadhaar number.

Author: 0 Sen. Jeff Merkley Sues To Prevent Final Vote On Brett Kavanaugh

Judge has said he doesn't remember the incident and has declined to appear before the panel. Swetnick did not identify who allegedly raped her. He described his nominee as "a real gem" and said he probably would have pushed for faster confirmation rather than waiting for Ms Ford's testimony.

People Jacinda Ardern's awkward encounter with Donald Trump
Author: 0 Jacinda Ardern's awkward encounter with Donald Trump

Ardern received praise from leaders like former USA ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power. Ms Ardern, now the youngest woman leader in the world, is only the second prime minister to give birth while serving in office , after the late Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto in 1990.

People Rosenstein may get to keep his job after all
Author: 0 Rosenstein may get to keep his job after all

Some news media reported on Monday that Rosenstein would soon leave his post , prompting Trump, in NY for the U.N. General Assembly, to say he would meet with the second-most powerful Justice Department official on Thursday . "He's a very long-run, historical-minded guy in a lot of ways", Trusty said. Questions about Rosenstein's future were revived after a New York Times report that in May 2017 discussions with Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials he ...

People What the 4 affidavits supporting Kavanaugh accuser say
Author: 0 What the 4 affidavits supporting Kavanaugh accuser say

I likewise observed him be verbally abusive toward girls by making crude sexual comments to them that were created to demean, humiliate, and embarrass them. According to her testimony, Swetnick has active clearances with the U.S. Department of Treasury, the U.S. Mint, and the IRS. At the time of this writing, the White House has not released a comment on the allegations made by Swetnick.

People Donald Trump Calls Kavanaugh Moment A 'Dangerous Period' For America
Author: 0 Donald Trump Calls Kavanaugh Moment A 'Dangerous Period' For America

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . Trying to illustrate his point that Democrats had made up their minds about Kavanaugh's appointment, the president said even Washington wouldn't garner votes. In Bob Woodward's recent book about the Trump administration, he writes that Trump once told a friend who had acknowledged treating women badly: " You've got to deny, deny, deny and push back on these women".

People Police foil terrorist attack in Netherlands, arrest seven
Author: 0 Police foil terrorist attack in Netherlands, arrest seven

Three of the seven suspects had previously been detained after trying to join foreign militants overseas. An investigation was instigated after intelligence sourced suggested the alleged ring-leader, a 34-year-old of Iraqi heritage, wanted to carry out a attack at a large public event to maximise casualties.

People Melania Trump To Visit Ghana In October
Author: 0 Melania Trump To Visit Ghana In October

The First Lady of the United States of America (USA), Melania Trump , will visit Ghana and three other African countries in October 2018. Mrs. Trump picked Africa as the setting of her first solo tour before details and dates were even in proposal stages, her communications director Stephanie Grisham told CNN .

People France's President Took On President Trump's Policies In His UN Speech
Author: 0 France's President Took On President Trump's Policies In His UN Speech

He values "sovereignty" above multilateral cooperation and universal human rights. "We are standing up for America and the American people, and we are also standing up for the world", he said . 'And on behalf of the United States, I'd like to toast to you, and I'd like to toast the United Nations . Trump often criticised former US President Barack Obama's approach to foreign affairs and claimed the world was "laughing" at the country under Obama's leadership.

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