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3rd woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

3rd woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct In her sworn declaration, Swetnick claims to hold or have held several federal clearances, and her list of prior employment includes several jobs with the federal government. Ford says Kavanaugh pinned her on a bed and tried to take off her bikini while covering her mouth at a high school party. The lawyer, who also represents adult-film actress Stormy Daniels in her battle with Tr... [Full Article...]

Canada deal in doubt; focus shifts to Japan trade talks

Mexico has already signed on to a new deal to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA ), but the U.S. leader is upset over Canada's tariffs on the United States, and is considering implementing a new tax on Canadian-made cars. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh's accuser offers four people to back accusation: Documents

Kavanaugh deserves to sit on the Supreme Court ", she was to tell the senators. On Sunday, the New Yorker reported that Democrats were investigating a claim from Kavanaugh's college classmate Deborah Ramirez , who says the Supreme Court nominee put his penis in her face when she was drunk. [Full Article...]

Heads of state 'were laughing with me,' not at me, says Trump

At time he's characterised the institution as ineffectual and even unnecessary. Trump had launched into what sounded more like a campaign speech ahead of November's congressional elections, boasting in trademark fashion of how "in less than two years my administration has accomplished more than nearly any administration in the history of our country". [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh Assault Accuser Feared He Would 'Rape' Her

Brett Kavanaugh Assault Accuser Feared He Would 'Rape' Her The arrangement is about optics, not substance, and could help deflect attention from an uncomfortable fact for the GOP: There is not a single woman among the 11 Republicans on the Judiciary Committee. Investigators with the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned Kavanaugh about the allegation over the phone on Tuesday, reported The Hill , citing a transcript of the call. [Full Article...]

Judge Saves Yellowstone Grizzlies From First Legal Hunt in Decades

Judge Saves Yellowstone Grizzlies From First Legal Hunt in Decades He called the ruling "momentous", given the high profile of grizzlies and growing threats to their survival in the 21st century, including climate change, which has affected a key grizzly bear food, the seeds inside whitebark pinecones. US law prohibits hunting altogether inside the park, and Montana had decided against a grizzly hunt, citing its concerns about long-term recovery of a bear popul... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation boosts Syrian air defense after plane shot down

Russian Federation boosts Syrian air defense after plane shot down Shortly after Moscow's announcement, the Syrian president's office said Assad received a call from Vladimir Putin and that the two discussed the latest developments, including the Idlib deal and the delivery of S-300s. Much of Syria's air-defense network has been provided by Russian Federation but consists of weapons that are older and less effective than the S-300. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh: Supreme Court nominee 'targeted vulnerable girls' at school parties

In the declaration , Swetnick accused Kavanaugh of regularly engaging in "excessive drinking and inappropriate contact of a sexual nature with women during the early 1980s". His attorney, Beth Wilkinson, in televised interviews on Wednesday, said Ford's declarations cited recent interactions, not discussions at the time of the alleged incident, and that it was hard to corroborate an accusatio... [Full Article...]

New Allegations Against Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Submitted to Senate Committee

The woman who sent the complaint said that when the group left the bar, Kavanaugh shocked the group by shoving a woman against a wall "very aggressively and sexually" while he was drunk. Ford and Judge Kavanaugh to be heard". All four documents say that Ford revealed the information well before President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh to the high court in July. [Full Article...]

Rouhani: US isolated as JCPOA enjoys massive support

Rouhani: US isolated as JCPOA enjoys massive support So, the fake news said people laughed at President Trump . "We are standing up for America and the American people, and we are also standing up for the world", he said. He also touted progress made on border security and denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. On the Syria conflict, he said the U.S. would respond if chemical weapons are used by the Assad regime in Syria. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Has "No Plans" To Meet Hassan Rouhani "Despite Requests"

Kim's commitments and actions, however, have fallen far short of Washington's demands for a complete inventory of North Korea's weapons programs and irreversible steps to give up a nuclear arsenal that potentially threatens the United States. [Full Article...]

Suspect in UK spy poisoning revealed as decorated Russian colonel

Suspect in UK spy poisoning revealed as decorated Russian colonel The group said that Chepiga's military school listed him among graduates bestowed with the Hero of Russian Federation award in December 2014, adding that the data signaled that he likely received the medal for his actions in eastern Ukraine . [Full Article...]

Trump says he "may delay" meeting with Rosenstein

Trump says he And he may very well still be, but perhaps not immediately. "My preference would be to keep him, and let him finish up", Trump said . The White House later announced Rosenstein would meet with Trump on Thursday , when he returned home from the United Nations General Assembly in NY. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu 'not surprised' at Trump's preference for two-state solution

Netanyahu 'not surprised' at Trump's preference for two-state solution And I think that the fact that you brought American sanctions to bear has cut the cash machine of Iran and its campaign of carnage and conquest of the Middle East. Middle East peace efforts effectively stalled when the Palestinians broke off contacts with the Trump administration past year in protest at Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser offers four people to back accusation: Lawyers

Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser offers four people to back accusation: Lawyers They have blasted Republicans for refusing to hear testimony from outside witnesses, including Kavanaugh's high school friend and conservative activist Mark Judge, who is alleged to have been present during Ford's alleged assault, as well as at parties where women were inebriated and drugged girls were allegedly gang raped. [Full Article...]

U.S. Sanctions Venezuelan President's Wife for Corruption

U.S. Sanctions Venezuelan President's Wife for Corruption President Donald Trump offered Wednesday to meet with the Venezuelan president he has described as a dictator at the United Nations if it would save Venezuelan lives. David Smilde, a Tulane University professor who has spent more than two decades living and working in Venezuela, said Tuesday's actions would seem to suggest the US has given up trying to sow division within the government in the... [Full Article...]

New Accuser Says Kavanaugh Was Present at Sexual Attacks in High School

New Accuser Says Kavanaugh Was Present at Sexual Attacks in High School Asked about the move, Trump said the lawmakers "could not be nicer" and "could not be more respectful". Trump, at a photo op during his visit to the United Nations, said the accusations were part of a "con game being played by Democrats". [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh denies new sexual misconduct charges, says they’re from the ‘Twilight Zone’

Kavanaugh denies new sexual misconduct charges, says they’re from the ‘Twilight Zone’ The earliest a vote of the full Senate could be held, allowing for debate, the senator said , is next Tuesday. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made it clear that Democrats on the committee planned to ask their own questions at Thursday's hearing . [Full Article...]

EU announces legal entity to maintain business with Iran

Appearing alongside Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the UN, European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini read out a joint ministerial statement following a meeting with the foreign ministers of France, Germany, Britain, China and Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Iran Leader Dismisses Trump: We Never Requested a Meeting With Him

Iran Leader Dismisses Trump: We Never Requested a Meeting With Him He said the American economy was "booming like never before" and that his administration has accomplished more in less than two years than nearly any other administration. The Europeans are beginning to increase their defense budgets to address the new reality in front of them, the discrepancy between what the United States contributes and what its others contribute is both unacceptable and rais... [Full Article...]


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