• Second woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
Second woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Ford believes it is important for Senators to hear directly from her about the sexual assault committed against her". Judge refuted Ford's claim in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee, writing "I have no memory of this alleged incident".

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  • O’Rourke: Won’t go negative ahead of Texas Senate debate
O’Rourke: Won’t go negative ahead of Texas Senate debate

She further said that no matter the poll , O'Rourke will have to woo some Republicans in order to win in November. Such work would prove hard, Mr. Cruz said, given Mr. Cruz offered no compromise on hardline immigration measures or gun control, months after a mass shooting at a high school near Houston. Garcia said Texas Democrats are working h...

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  • Pope relieves bishop Mulakkal of pastoral responsibilities
Pope relieves bishop Mulakkal of pastoral responsibilities

A Catholic bishop accused of repeatedly raping a nun has been arrested in the southern Indian state of Kerala. Asked about whether there were any delay in recording the arrest of the bishop, he said there need to be multi-level discussion during Interrogation to arrive a decision in this regard.

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  • Court nominee Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to testify 'with conditions'
Court nominee Kavanaugh's accuser agrees to testify 'with conditions'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., wrote a letter to President Trump urging him to direct the FBI to investigate sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

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  • D printed guns promoter detained in Taiwan
D printed guns promoter detained in Taiwan

Authorities said Wilson traveled to Taipei shortly after and missed his flight back home. Immigration Agents were unable to determine Wilson's location at that time . Cody Wilson, founder of Defense Distributed , has been arrested in Taiwan, reports CBS News . The National Immigration Agency is now urging the American Institute in Taiwan to ...

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  • Amnesty Calls for Accountability for Hurricane Maria Using Projection on Trump Hotel
Amnesty Calls for Accountability for Hurricane Maria Using Projection on Trump Hotel

Her complaints were echoed at a Capitol Hill conference Thursday where experts called for a 9/11 Commission-style investigation into the government's response to the storm that left an estimated 3,000 people dead, making it the deadliest American natural disaster in a century.

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  • Suspect Caught in Logan Circle Stabbing of Wendy Martinez
Suspect Caught in Logan Circle Stabbing of Wendy Martinez

In heartbreaking CCTV footage , the woman was captured staggering into a local Chinese restaurant, gushing blood from a severe wound in her neck. Detectives said the attack was random and that Martinez did not know Crawford. "The best thing we can do right now is identify the person that's responsible", Newsham said. Court records indicate C...

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  • Kavanaugh's accuser NOT ready to testify against Trump's supreme court nominee
Kavanaugh's accuser NOT ready to testify against Trump's supreme court nominee

Ford's call for the FBI to investigate also demonstrates her confidence that when all the facts are examined by an impartial investigation, her account will be further corroborated and confirmed", Schumer said in a statement . "The invitation for Monday still stands", he said. SNELL: Oh, absolutely. We're seeing a situation where both sides ar...

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  • Infants Among 5 People Stabbed At New York City Daycare
Infants Among 5 People Stabbed At New York City Daycare

Other children at the day care weren't injured, authorities said. They too are in hospital. At a press conference on Friday morning, an NYPD official confirmed that there were multiple families inside the home at the time and many are believed to live there.

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  • Lawyer: Ford can testify next week if terms fair
Lawyer: Ford can testify next week if terms fair

Yesterday Ford, through her lawyers, offered to appear next week - after a days-long standoff with committee Chairman Sen. "She wishes to testify, provided that we can agree on terms that are fair and which ensure her safety", Katz wrote in the email, which was obtained by The Associated Press after first being reported by The New York Times...

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  • With a calmer Syria, Hezbollah may reduce its fighters there
With a calmer Syria, Hezbollah may reduce its fighters there

Israel's army said Tuesday that strikes a day earlier targeted a Syrian facility that was about to transfer weapons to Hezbollah on behalf of Iran, another ally of the Syrian government. The incident was the worst case of friendly fire between the two allies since Russia's game-changing military intervention in September 2015. The Israeli air fo...

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  • Colleagues Describe Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford as Honest and Rigorous
Colleagues Describe Kavanaugh Accuser Christine Blasey Ford as Honest and Rigorous

She later was hired as a professor in a consortium between Stanford and Palo Alto University. Democrats were quick to back her call for a delay. Trump told journalists at the White House that he retained full faith in the judge, saying it was "very hard for me to imagine that anything happened".

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  • Trump aide says sex claim against Brett Kavanaugh should be heard
Trump aide says sex claim against Brett Kavanaugh should be heard

The person described Kavanaugh as "resolute" and eager to defend himself. Sen. Chuck Grassley , a Republican from Iowa, said on radio's Hugh Hewitt Show that he'd not yet received confirmation from the accuser that she would appear at Monday's hearing, despite several attempts to reach her.

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  • South Africans can grow and smoke weed at home
South Africans can grow and smoke weed at home

The court upheld a decision made the Western Cape High Court past year which ruled that personal use of marijuana should be legal. Three cannabis users facing prosecution for consuming the drug have argued to the Constitutional Court that the prohibition of cannabis "intrudes unjustifiably into their private spheres", breaching their constituti...

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  • Storm Helene could reach eastern parts of Northern Ireland
Storm Helene could reach eastern parts of Northern Ireland

It will be mostly cloudy elsewhere with just scattered outbreaks of rain and drizzle, but with limited bright or sunny spells will shine through also. She is now one of a glut of tropical storms in the Atlantic, with Florence sparking mass evacuations as she heads towards landfall in the U.S. states of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

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  • Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines
Typhoon pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

In Hong Kong on Monday, crews were clearing fallen trees and other wreckage left when the financial hub felt the full brunt of the storm on Sunday. Tropical cyclone Mangkhut is considered the strongest to hit the region this year, packing gale force winds of more than 200 kph (125 mph), equivalent to a maximum Category 5 "intense hurricane" i...

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  • Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify, her lawyer says
Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify, her lawyer says

In an interview with the Washington Post , Christine Blasey Ford said that as a high school student in suburban Maryland decades earlier, a "stumbling drunk" Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed, groped her and attempted to remove her clothing.

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  • Dallas Police Affidavit Contradicts Police Officer's Account of Botham Jean Shooting
Dallas Police Affidavit Contradicts Police Officer's Account of Botham Jean Shooting

Guyger was off-duty when the shooting occurred, but still in uniform after completing her shift. Guyger is charged with manslaughter and remains free on $300,000 bond . Many have complained about the police giving Guyger special treatment. A search of a crime scene is standard procedure. This is despicable. Why did the search warrant include...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks about alleged sexual misconduct
Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks about alleged sexual misconduct

However, if Ms. Ford wishes to provide information to the Committee, I would gladly listen to what she has to say and compare that against all the other information we have received about Judge Kavanaugh . 'He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing'. But now Ford's decision to put her name behind the accusations - made after weeks of r...

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  • Novichok Suspects 'Have Anything To With Putin', Says Russia
Novichok Suspects 'Have Anything To With Putin', Says Russia

UK Prime Minister Theresa May says the two men are Russian intelligence officers, claims which they and the Russian government has denied. Petrov and Boshirov, who claimed they were not using pseudonyms, told RT their friends had told them to visit "this wonderful town, Salisbury, which has a famous cathedral and 123m spire, and is famous for...

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  • Pope Francis summons bishops from all over world for sex abuse summit
Pope Francis summons bishops from all over world for sex abuse summit

The meeting of more than 100 church leaders is believed to be the first of its kind and a recognition that top church officials view the sex abuse scandal as global in scope. catholics to 63 percent from 83 percent 18 months ago. Wuerl, who was bishop of Pittsburg for some 18 years, offered to resign almost three years ago when he turne...

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  • Russia: Xi, Putin Meet at Eastern Economic Forum
Russia: Xi, Putin Meet at Eastern Economic Forum

But a Japanese government spokesman said Japan's position had not changed and that the issue of sovereignty over the islands needed to be resolved before signing any treaties with Russian Federation. Abe told Putin that Japan is "keeping a close eye on" the development, Nogami said, without elaborating further on their exchanges. "It would be nai...

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  • China and Russia to conduct regular war games together, says Russian minister
China and Russia to conduct regular war games together, says Russian minister

China's participation in the exercises, known as the Vostok drills , exemplifies an overall expansion of collaboration with Russian Federation as an ally, the Kremlin has said. "China, by sending a PLA [People's Liberation Army] element to train with the Russians, is signaling that U.S. pressure is pushing it towards much closer military cooperati...

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  • Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'

Manafort reached a deal with federal prosecutors to avoid his upcoming trial on charges related to his foreign lobbying work, CBS News reported Thursday. In August, in a separate trial in Virginia, a federal jury found Manafort guilty on eight counts of federal tax and banking crimes. Clad in a dark suit and purple tie, the 69-year-old told Jud...

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  • Russia prepares for biggest war games in its history
Russia prepares for biggest war games in its history

Some of the first exercises will revolve around anti-aircraft technology, according to Russia's defence ministry. Dubbed Vostok-2018, the war games involve hundreds of thousands of troops, armoured vehicles, tanks, drones and warships. The Vostok 2018 exercise will last until September 17. That alone would be enough to make headlines, but anoth...

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  • Russian Federation says Skripal poisoning suspects are 'civilians'
Russian Federation says Skripal poisoning suspects are 'civilians'

We know who they are, we found them. Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov , who were formally accused of attempting to murder former Russian intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, are seen in an image handed out by the Metropolitan Police in London, Britain September 5, 2018.

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  • Hundreds arrested in protests against Russian pension plans
Hundreds arrested in protests against Russian pension plans

Pension reforms have caused widespread public anger, and Mr Navalny's supporters have planned rallies in more than 80 cities to capitalise on this. As in previous rallies, numerous protesters were young, including minors, and pictures of the police manhandling teens went viral on social media .

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  • Obama rips Trump ahead of U.S. midterm elections
Obama rips Trump ahead of U.S. midterm elections

Pirro's comments came following a speech from Obama in which he criticized the president, and comments he made on Friday slamming Trump for his reluctance to disavow Nazi sympathizers over the White Supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

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  • Powerful Florence still churning toward NC coast
Powerful Florence still churning toward NC coast

Forecasters said it now has maximum sustained winds of about 140 miles per hour and even stronger gusts, in the NHC's latest update . Maps of the storm's trajectory show it is most likely to make landfall between northern SC and North Carolina's Outer Banks on Thursday, making it the most powerful storm to strike the Carolinas in almost ...

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  • Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea
Trump spooked Pentagon with almost-sent tweet on North Korea

Actually, Guthrie's question was a softball, giving Woodward a chance to explain, somewhat confusingly, that his sources might be anonymous but the "incidents" are not. Many have already come forward to say the quotes by them, like the book, are fiction. The Vice President also argued that the author of the Times article was guilty of more th...

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  • North Korea still producing - and hiding - nuclear weapons
North Korea still producing - and hiding - nuclear weapons

North Korea's state-run media published Friday what it said was an "indictment" by its South Korean wing, denouncing USA forces on the peninsula and calling their withdrawal "the irresistible trend of the times". But too militaristic a display this time might have risked upsetting the recent diplomatic dalliance on the peninsula, after Kim's Singap...

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  • Trump Demands Probe of Author Behind Anonymous Op-Ed
Trump Demands Probe of Author Behind Anonymous Op-Ed

Trump said the senior administration official probably has a security clearance and has access to high-level meetings on national security strategy. The op-ed ashed the President as amoral and claimed there is a "resistance" within the administration.

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  • Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Cincinnati Bank
Dead After Gunman Opens Fire At Cincinnati Bank

As the officers ran toward the building, they spotted the gunman "actively firing shots in the first-floor lobby", the police chief said . It was unclear if the gunman was shot by police or he shot himself, Police Chief Eliot Isaac said at a press conference.

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  • Cops search home of couple who raised funds for homeless man
Cops search home of couple who raised funds for homeless man

Bobbitt's attorney, however, said the veteran had only seen $75,000 of the total $402,706 raised by 14,347 people. "Johnny sits on the side of the road every day, holding a sign", McClure wrote on the page, which was created on November 10, 2017.

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  • Near-fatal stabbing of presidential front runner stuns Brazil
Near-fatal stabbing of presidential front runner stuns Brazil

The only Brazilian politician now more popular is the leftist ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is in prison for corruption and has been banned from competing in October's election. Flavio Bolsonaro, the candidate's son, wrote on Twitter that his father had been wounded in the liver, lung and intestine. O Globo cites a source in t...

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