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Christine Blasey Ford's defenders say Republicans are "smearing" her

Christine Blasey Ford's defenders say Republicans are In a tweet Tuesday night, Trump wrote: "The Supreme Court is one of the main reasons I got elected President". She said that if Kavanaugh is not confirmed or withdraws his nomination - and Democrats take the Senate in November - Republicans should nominate a more moderate judge or the seat could be held open until the 2020 election, a tactic Republicans deployed with Antonin Scalia's seat ... [Full Article...]

Clean up begins after super typhoon lashes China

Clean up begins after super typhoon lashes China The paper reports that more than 1,500 fallen trees and over 500 broken windows - both dwarfing those tallied a year ago after Hato struck - have emerged from across the city. Windows in tower blocks and skyscrapers were smashed as people cowered inside. In the low-lying coastal village of Lei Yue Mun, famous for its seafood, residents young and old gingerly navigated rocks, glass, shells and ... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Accuser Faces Death Threats Ahead Of Senate Hearing

She was referring to the woman who testified in 1991 against Justice Clarence Thomas when he was a nominee over workplace sexual harassment claims. Feinstein, a California Democrat, took the worst possible course by waiting until nearly a week after Kavanaugh's confirmation hearing was completed to ominously announce that she had turned over "information from an individual" about Kavanaugh to ... [Full Article...]

Border Patrol Officer Suspected of Killing Four Women in Texas

Border Patrol Officer Suspected of Killing Four Women in Texas Authorities were led to Ortiz after a woman who accused him of trying to kidnap her escaped from him, according to Webb County District Attorney Isidro Alaniz . But despite her heroic actions, the woman could not save two other women who were killed hours after she reported the agent to state police, according to a police affidavit. [Full Article...]

NSW Police Make Arrest In Connection To Strawberry Needles

NSW Police Make Arrest In Connection To Strawberry Needles Tasmania Police is investigating two more claims of contaminated fruit being sold in Woolworths stores in the Hobart area. Strawberries Australia's industry development officer Jennifer Rowling told the ABC that the industry is "devastated by this incident and it's distressing to think that someone's done something like this". [Full Article...]

North, South Korea agree to pursue joint 2032 Olympic Games bid

North, South Korea agree to pursue joint 2032 Olympic Games bid On the front, there was a photo of the two leaders shaking hands and hugging each other upon meeting at Pyongyang International Airport on Tuesday, with more inside of them parading together through the streets of the city, enjoying a concert and toasting at a banquet. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh, Accuser Both Agree to Speak With Lawmakers

Kavanaugh, Accuser Both Agree to Speak With Lawmakers Kavanaugh that occurred in the early 1980s, while she was a student at Holton-Arms. The delay makes it increasingly hard for Kavanaugh to win approval by October 1, when the new session of the Supreme Court begins. Stressing that Kavanaugh had already testified and undergone Federal Bureau of Investigation background checks, Conway said: "I think you have to weigh this testimonial evidence from Dr... [Full Article...]

Venezuela sold 9.9 percent of joint venture to China oil firm: Maduro

Venezuela sold 9.9 percent of joint venture to China oil firm: Maduro In one video, Mr Maduro can be heard saying to his wife, Cilia Flores, "This is a once-in-a-lifetime moment", as the chef, wearing his trademark sunglasses, slices lamb chops and sirloin steak while thrusting his hips. "Chavismo is asking China to borrow money because you can't pay your debts and then going to luxury restaurants", wrote social media expert Luis Carlos Diaz on Twitter in a br... [Full Article...]

Video Shows Animals Stranded by Hurricane Florence Got Rescued in Style

Video Shows Animals Stranded by Hurricane Florence Got Rescued in Style Some North Carolina hog pits were inundated with water and others overflowed - meaning there's a risk that water supplies could be contaminated with bacteria like salmonella and E. Significant property damage has also been reported . A portion of a motel collapsed from the weight of water, which made only the roof of the Starlite Motel visible in Spring Lake in Cumberland County, said Sherita... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un AGREES to dismantle nuclear complex and key missile facilities

Kim Jong-un AGREES to dismantle nuclear complex and key missile facilities The agreement signed by the leaders of the two Koreas in Pyongyang also called for steps to further improve inter-Korean ties. Ahead of the trip, Mr Moon said he was pushing for "irreversible, permanent peace" and for better dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington. [Full Article...]

Texas Removes Hillary Clinton From History Books

Texas Removes Hillary Clinton From History Books The vote was preliminary, and the board will take a final vote on the change in November. Teachers who are on the board that made the recommendation said that the number of historical figures that teachers are required to include in their curriculum is so lengthy that students end up memorizing names and dates instead of really learning anything about each of them. [Full Article...]

Trump will consult with Congress on refugee cap: State Department

Trump will consult with Congress on refugee cap: State Department For more on the impacts see here. The actual number allowed in could be lower. During a tragic moment, the administration still recognized the importance of strong USA support for refugee protection. At this same time during 2016, under Obama, about 8,300 Somali refugees had been allowed to resettle across the country. But anti-immigration hawks in the administration, led by presidential adv... [Full Article...]

Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI Investigation

Read the Letter From Christine Blasey Ford Requesting an FBI Investigation Instead, they want the Federal Bureau of Investigation to examine Christine Blasey Ford's allegations , which Kavanaugh denies, to determine whether they are credible enough to cast doubt on Kavanaugh's fitness for office. At a minimum, given the allegation and the stakes, the senators who have to decide whether Kavanaugh is fit to sit on the court should not only get to hear directly fro... [Full Article...]

Two dead and hundreds treated after 'drug overdoses' at music festival

Two dead and hundreds treated after 'drug overdoses' at music festival A 19-year-old man is also in a critical condition and is in intensive care after he was airlifted from the event to Westmead Hospital . "I'm absolutely aghast at what has occurred, I don't want any family to go through the tragedy that some families are waking up to this morning, it's just terrible to think about", the premier of the Australian state of New South Wales, Gladys Berejiklian, said... [Full Article...]

Two fall ill in United Kingdom city where ex-spy was poisoned

Two fall ill in United Kingdom city where ex-spy was poisoned Salisbury was the scene of the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a nerve agent in March. Police officers and paramedics descended on the Prezzo restaurant in Salisbury after a man and a woman became sick on Sunday evening. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh accuser wants an investigation into sexual assault claim before testifying

Kavanaugh accuser wants an investigation into sexual assault claim before testifying The fact that the one person who Ford says witnessed the attempted assault said he had no plans of attending the Capitol Hill hearing is newsworthy. He will state his case before representatives of the United States Senate. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., referred a letter written by Christine Blasey Ford - who said she wished to remain anonymous - to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump hosts joint news conference with Poland president

Trump hosts joint news conference with Poland president Duda, during his first trip to the White House since Trump took office, pledged to cover $2 billion of the costs of a new USA military base in Poland and name it after Trump, citing a need for increased defense amid "very strong militarization" and " aggressive behaviors" by Russian Federation in recent years. [Full Article...]

Trump orders release of classified documents in Russian Federation investigation

Trump orders release of classified documents in Russian Federation investigation In his first on-camera comments since ordering the declassification of secret documents related to the Russian Federation investigation, President Donald Trump on Tuesday argued his move was in the interest of "total transparency" while making clear his primary target is the "terrible witch hunt". [Full Article...]

Goldman: No politics in calculating Maria's toll in Puerto Rico

Goldman: No politics in calculating Maria's toll in Puerto Rico It has been that this Puerto Rico has got less attention which is in spite of being which is one of the worst disasters in the modern American history which is more than Katrina and are far less attention than we have got from the Superstorm Sandy. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh & Christine Ford to Testify at New Hearing on Attempted Rape Allegation

Kavanaugh & Christine Ford to Testify at New Hearing on Attempted Rape Allegation One supporter of Kavanaugh also pushed back on some reporting that the White House or Republicans would deploy any aggressive attack, calling it "infuriating". Bob Corker also believes Kavanaugh's accuser should be heard out before the Judiciary Committee votes on his nomination, the Tennessee senator's spokesperson, Micah Johnson, said in a statement to CNN. [Full Article...]


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