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Trump faults Senate Republicans for not moving fast enough on Kavanaugh nomination

Trump faults Senate Republicans for not moving fast enough on Kavanaugh nomination He then spoke of his own personal encounters with people he said had directed untrue allegations about him. Brett Kavanaugh, with his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, answers questions during a FOX News interview, Monday, Sept. But here is where we are: "You take this one step at a time", Grassley said. "I think that is a very, very unsafe standard for our country", Trump said when asked what his ... [Full Article...]

F-35 fighter jet: Programme suffers first crash

F-35 fighter jet: Programme suffers first crash A Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II fighter jet crashed near the service's air station in Beaufort County, South Carolina late Friday morning during a training flight, a Marine official has confirmed. Proponents tout the F-35's radar-dodging stealth technology, supersonic speeds, close air support capabilities, airborne agility and a massive array of sensors giving pilots unparalleled access to info... [Full Article...]

Trump holds news conference on eve of Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Trump holds news conference on eve of Kavanaugh-Ford hearing Even if he nominated someone else, Trump claimed, they could be derailed by the same type of allegations . He may have had some - I think accusations made? Ramirez is accusing Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct in college. [Full Article...]

Feinstein says Kavanaugh nomination a 'test' for how we treat women

Feinstein says Kavanaugh nomination a 'test' for how we treat women Also worth noting: If there's a 50-50 tie, Vice President Mike Pence will be the tiebreaker. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) to put off a confirmation vote on Judge Brett Kavanaugh until the Federal Bureau of Investigation can look into "credible" sexual misconduct allegations against him. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Tweets Victorious After Brett Kavanaugh’s Pugnacious Testimony: "Senate Must Vote!"

Returning from the hidden arm-twisting effort, Flake told the committee that he would vote to move the nomination to the full Senate but was asking Republican leaders to delay a full Senate vote until the FBI investigates -- with a one-week deadline - sexual harassment accusations made against Kavanaugh. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are A 'Big Fat Con'

Trump Says Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are A 'Big Fat Con' At one point in his testimony, Kavanaugh asked senators to judge him by the same standards they would want applied to their father, brother or son in a similar situation. Trudeau's spokesperson said they never requested a meeting. It doesn't matter, because China respects him - both the man, and the man's "very, very large eh-brain". [Full Article...]

High drama in Senate seen for Kavanugh hearing

High drama in Senate seen for Kavanugh hearing While Trump pledged to listen to the testimony of Kavanaugh's accuser and even said he was open to changing his mind about his nominee, he made clear that he was deeply skeptical of these types of accusations. Ford says Kavanaugh pushed her into a room, groped her and covered her mouth when she tried to scream during a high school party. Avenatti also represents Stormy Daniels, who alleges she... [Full Article...]

Sequelae, norepinephrine, epinephrine: Christine Blasey Ford uses science to describe her assault

Sequelae, norepinephrine, epinephrine: Christine Blasey Ford uses science to describe her assault However, it's unclear if Republican leaders - or President Donald Trump - will support Flake's call for the investigation or might instead press forward with a full Senate vote on Kavanaugh's nomination. He made the move in response to Senate Republicans, who after powering Judge Kavanaugh through the Judiciary Committee on a party-line vote earlier in the day said they would take extra steps to... [Full Article...]

Tsunami hits Indonesia's Palu after strong natural disaster

Tsunami hits Indonesia's Palu after strong natural disaster The tsunami hit the cities of Palu - which is the capital of the island's central province, and a smaller city, Donggala. Pictures supplied by the agency showed a badly damaged shopping mall in Palu where at least one floor had collapsed onto the storey below, while other photographs showed major damage to buildings and large cracks across pavements. [Full Article...]

Tough job for veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford

Tough job for veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford While she stuck to a prosecutorial line of questions, Democrats used their five-minute allotments to screech partisan rhetoric. Two other women have also come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh since Christine Blasey Ford first claimed the judge pinned her to a bed, covered her mouth and tried to remove her clothes when they were both in high school in the 1980s. [Full Article...]

Murkowski Says She Supports One-Week Delay On Kavanaugh Vote

Republican US Senator Jeff Flake has said he would vote to support Mr Kavanaugh, after being previously undecided. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, the second ranking-Republican, had said Thursday that the conference would meet and "see where we are". [Full Article...]

Trump Holds Press Conference At UN

Trump Holds Press Conference At UN Trump is in NY for the United Nations General Assembly, but is being kept up to date on the latest developments with Kavanaugh. Trump missed hardly a moment of the proceedings, relying on DVRs to keep up on the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Thursday from his private office on Air Force One as he traveled from NY to Washington, and continued monitoring back at the White House, where Ford's v... [Full Article...]

Indian supreme court upholds women's right to enter Kerala temple

Indian supreme court upholds women's right to enter Kerala temple The bench, which also comprised Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra , had earlier said that the constitutional scheme prohibiting exclusion has "some value" in a "vibrant democracy". The Judgment read keeping women out of the temple on the basis of mensuration is against their dignity and to exclude them is derogatory. The decision came after a number of women ... [Full Article...]

Manchin Supports Vote Delay For FBI Probe Of Kavanaugh Accusations

Showing their own certainty, Republicans quickly scheduled a recommendation vote for Friday morning in the Senate Judiciary Committee , where they hold an 11-10 majority. It's not clear they have the votes. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who read from the ABA's endorsement of Kavanaugh, and who described the American Bar Association as "the gold standard". [Full Article...]

Pictures of New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern's baby at the UN

Pictures of New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern's baby at the UN But it wasn't necessarily what she had to say that caught people's attention, but rather who she had with her. And there were big "awww's" from the crowd when he showed the picture of Ardern holding baby Neve on her knee during a session of the UN. [Full Article...]

Second Kavanaugh accusation with ties to Boulder surfaces

Although Republicans on the judiciary committee hired an outside counsel to do their questioning, the senators are now saying they may jump in and participate as well. I spent most of my time in high school focused on academics, sports, church, and service. But whatever the outcome, it could lead to a disjointed process on the Democratic side. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh Responds To NYT Report On 'Hurtful' High School Yearbook Comment

Kavanaugh Responds To NYT Report On 'Hurtful' High School Yearbook Comment Kavanaugh painted himself as a "choir boy" and said he was a virgin in high school and "many years after". Kavanaugh said she was a "great friend" who often hung out with his friend group. Four of the men who were in the picture with Kavanaugh captioned "Renate Alumni " played down the meaning, saying it was a reference to dates or attending school dances with Dolphin. [Full Article...]

China says Trump's election meddling claims are 'slander'

China says Trump's election meddling claims are 'slander' China's top diplomat, Wang Yi, denied Trump's accusation. "I like two-state solution", Trump said in his most clear endorsement of the plan as he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Security Council meeting on Wednesday, Trump told reporters, "We have evidence". "Some examples of the ways that China is actively interfering in our political system include hurting farmers and... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he prefers to keep Rod Rosenstein, may delay meeting

Donald Trump says he prefers to keep Rod Rosenstein, may delay meeting That response came as a surprise given the uproar that ensued following reports that Rosenstein previous year suggested trying to produce evidence of Trump's erratic behavior to force him from office. Trump says he has denied the reports. Shortly after the Times story, Trump told supporters at a rally in Missouri that there is "a lingering stench" at the Justice Department and that "we're go... [Full Article...]

CNN's Jim Acosta Spars With President Trump at UN Press Conference

CNN's Jim Acosta Spars With President Trump at UN Press Conference Trump said he was fine with the request and asked Acosta to continue his questioning. Acosta: "I think it'd be great if a female reporter". "What does he mean by that?" "When you say does it effect me?" Trump then cuts off Acosta , "What does it mean, no, what does it mean?" President Donald Trump said allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Ka... [Full Article...]


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