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by | September 28, 2018 | 12:31

Rachel Mitchell has been a prosecutor for more than 25 years in Arizona involved in crimes similar to the sexual assault allegation levied by Christine Blasey Ford against Kavanaugh , who has denied the claim. Mitchell questioned Ford about her fear of flying, gaps in her memory not only around the time of the alleged incident, but also in more recent episodes, and about her decision to take a polygraph test.

by | September 28, 2018 | 11:12

Kavanaugh told staffers they did not take place, and nobody has come forward to speak publicly about them. Whitehouse has already threatened that if the Democrats win the House in the November elections, they will launch their own investigation into Kavanaugh.

by | September 28, 2018 | 11:12

Knowing what she was going to say and hearing her speak it, in a quiet, sometimes faltering voice, are two very different things, however. "The uproarious laughter between the two and they're having fun at my expense", she said , her voice quaking.

by | September 28, 2018 | 11:14

Air Niugini is PNG's national carrier which services domestic network and global routes across Australia, Asia and the Pacific. It remains unclear what caused the plane to crash. "I thought, well, this is not like the way it's supposed to happen", he said. "Then I went back to my workplace and somebody told me, and I looked from the rooftop and the plane was starting to go underwater", he said.

by | September 28, 2018 | 10:48

His latest round of sworn testimony took place one day before Julie Swetnick came forward publicly with a third round of allegations about Kavanaugh's sexual behavior in high school and college. Swetnick grew up in Maryland and graduated in 1980 from Gaithersburg High School, where she earned A's and B's. "I can always be convinced", Trump said at a press conference on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in NY, on the eve of a key Senate hearing at which a university professor ...

by | September 28, 2018 | 08:40

The full Senate could vote as early as Monday. Kavanaugh was responding to questions from Democratic Sen. "I found no reason to find her not credible", said Sen. But the battle over Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination has reinforced those divisions at the intersection of sex, politics, power and the law. On the eve of another hearing where a U.S.

by | September 27, 2018 | 15:42

The president initially set his meeting with Rosenstein for Thursday, the same day that the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing on the allegations against Kavanaugh. "I'm talking with him". Caucus leader Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) said Tuesday that the group wants Rosenstein to answer questions about the explosive New York Times piece.

by | September 27, 2018 | 15:29

Maduro then went on state television and thanked Trump for the sanctions, saying the sanctions were an honour. 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 USA has given up trying to sow division within the government in the hopes it could force a democratic transition from within.

by | September 27, 2018 | 14:29

Lawyers for Kavanaugh sent five pages from his decades-old calendar to the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, notifying them they meant to use the pages to prove Kavanaugh wasn't at a 1982 house party where Ford alleges Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed, groped her, tried to remove her clothes and put his hand over her mouth.

by | September 26, 2018 | 18:34

Abhilash Tomy was rescued by a French fishing vessel, Osiris , on Monday after an global effort was launched when a storm rolled his boat 360 degrees during the Golden Globe race on Friday. He was stranded in the south Indian Ocean, approximately 1900 nautical miles from Perth, Australia and 2700 nm (approx 5020 kms on ground) from Cape Comorin (Kanyakumari), said Indian navy officials.

by | September 26, 2018 | 17:31

Capitol Police reported that 128 people were arrested on charges of unlawfully demonstrating in Senate office buildings". "I think his conduct on the courts since verifies that.". GOP lawmakers have not accused her of lying or questioned her motives. "She would be willing to testify, but we can't even talk to the Senate Judiciary Committee about what that would look like, and they certainly haven't invited her", attorney John Clune said on NBC's "Today" show .

by | September 26, 2018 | 14:39

Justice Sikri's judgment also upheld Section 139AA OF Income Tax Act. Section 139AA was incorporated to the Income Tax Act vide Finance Act, 2017 requiring mandatory quoting of Aadhaar or enrolment ID of Aadhaar application form for filing of income tax returns and making application for allotment of PAN (Permanent Account Number).

by | September 26, 2018 | 08:15

A hearing is scheduled for Thursday. Senior Senate Republicans said a vote in the full Senate could happen as early as next Tuesday. All 11 Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are men (as are six of the 10 Democrats). "It is a con game, they are really con artists". Trump's escalation in rhetoric came as the Judiciary Committee announced the hiring of Rachel Mitchell, a lawyer who is "an expert sex crimes prosecutor" for Thursday's hearing.

by | September 25, 2018 | 05:43

The rules , which run to nearly 450 pages, would make non-immigrants who receive or are considered likely to receive designated public benefits above a designated threshold ineligible for a change of status - such as the granting of a green card - and extension of stay in the US.

by | September 25, 2018 | 05:30

North Carolina Republican Sen. Solicitor General Noel Francisco will reportedly oversee the investigation in Rosenstein's absence. The Deputy AG has power over Mueller's report . Leading Republican lawmakers say the president is unlikely to simply forget about the issue. President Trump is facing a big decision about whether or not to fire a top official in the Justice Department.

by | September 25, 2018 | 05:25

Iranian President Hassan Rohani is also expected to criticize the USA for withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. Moon says companies from both countries will be able to do business under more stable conditions. "Trump commended President Moon on conducting a successful third inter-Korean summit with Chairman Kim and noted that there remained much work to be done to accomplish their mutual goal of achieving the final, fully verified denuclearisation of North Korea", said a readout of the ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 23:01

The classmate independently recalled numerous same details Ramirez told The New Yorker about the incident. The woman, Deborah Ramirez, is calling on the FBI to investigate the incident. One Democratic aide on the committee said senators have heard many rumors but did not have details about Ramirez's specific allegation before the story was published .

by | September 24, 2018 | 22:59

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed that the United States would emerge victorious in an intensifying trade war with China , a day before Washington imposes $200 billion (R2 863 300 000 000,00) worth of tariffs. officials have said. A broad swath of products are on the hit list, including billions in Chinese-made voice data receivers, computer memory modules, automatic data processors, and accessories for office equipment such as copiers and banknote dispensers - instantly making widely ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 22:10

It accused the Israelis of using the Russian plane as a cover to avoid Syrian air defense systems. Israel strongly disputed the assertion and vowed it will continue to act against Iranian targets in neighboring Syria. Putin informed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad about the missile delivery in a phone call on Monday, according to a statement issued by Syria's presidency.

by | September 24, 2018 | 20:57

In a statement, the Dallas Police Department said Guyger was terminated during a hearing with the chief Monday morning. An internal affairs investigation concluded that Guyger "engaged in adverse conduct when she was arrested" for manslaughter, according to a statement released on DPD's verified Twitter account.

by | September 24, 2018 | 19:24

There are now conflicting reports about whether deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plans to resign from his position or whether the Trump White House plans to fire him. As the Washington Post's Aaron Blake explains on Twitter , Rosenstein could potentially limit the president's ability to appoint a successor if he forces him to fire him, whereas the president could pick whomever he chooses should Rosenstein tender his resignation.

by | September 23, 2018 | 21:04

A warrant for Wilson's arrest was issued earlier this week following allegations that Wilson, 30, had sex with a 16-year-old girl he met on an adult dating site, police said. From there Wilson valet-parked at a North Austin hotel and checked in. Wilson allegedly gave the teen five $100 bills and was captured on surveillance video with the girl at both the coffee shop and the hotel.

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:49

Women and children scattered along with once-marching Revolutionary Guard soldiers as heavy gunfire rang out in Ahvaz, the chaos captured live on state television. Early reports called the attackers "Takifiri gunmen", a description that has previously been used for members of the "Islamic State" (IS) group. There was no immediate comment from Saudi Arabia on Rouhani's allegations.

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:45

It's holding onto it's Tropical Storm status and is moving rather quickly off to the west. "The depression is expected to dissipate by tonight", said the NHC . Meanwhile, Tropical Depression 11 , what forecasters are calling a "poorly organized" storm, is likely to dissipate by this evening. You can always track the latest tropical developments right on the FREE WMBF First Alert Weather App.

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:27

The Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association (Mema) in the United States has criticised the Trump administration for imposing $200 billion worth of tariffs on Chinese imports. The latest round of tariff increases now affects half of the Chinese exports to the US. "Many family farms are afraid they won't be able to pay the bills if this misguided trade war continues", Heitkamp said in a statement .

by | September 22, 2018 | 17:01

The Judiciary Committee's Republican chairman, Chuck Grassley , has scheduled a hearing for Monday morning, and he and Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell have indicated it would be Ms Ford's only chance to make her case. media . However, Ms Katz suggested there appeared to be room for negotiation when she sent a letter to the committee after the phone call, saying: "The only issue I said was a deal breaker was that Dr Ford can not appear at a hearing on Monday".

by | September 22, 2018 | 12:27

San Antonio's Texas Public Radio will carry it on air. Nonpartisan-and-boozy also looks to be an option. "When it comes to immigration, we need to do everything humanly possible to secure the border", Cruz said. The Houston Chronicle first reported details of O'Rourke's drunken driving arrest through state and local police reports. O'Rourke visited all 254 Texas counties, including areas that Democrats long ago gave up on - a fact he mentioned repeatedly during the debate.

by | September 21, 2018 | 18:12

Another official said the vessel was overloaded and had more than 400 people on board. Local people joined in rescue efforts and fishermen are said to have saved some 20 or 30 people. While the ferry has a capacity of about 100 passengers, it was said to be carrying more than its capacity, in addition to cargo. John Mongella, the commissioner of Mwanza, says 37 people have been rescued after Thursday's capsizing.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:47

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said there was no chance the European Union would compromise on its demands and rejected speculation the other countries would be tempted to fudge the Irish issue until later. Anti-Brexit campaigner Gina Miller said British officials shouldn't have been surprised. Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed, saying the tone of discussions at the Salzburg summit showed the "atmosphere" of Brexit negotiations were improving.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:44

She is in hospital in a stable but critical condition. The older of the women, keen snorkeler Justine Barwick from Tasmania, was swimming near a yacht Wednesday night when she was set on by the shark. Fisheries officers and water police are also patrolling the area, while swimmers are being told to stay out of the water at the popular holiday hotspot.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:29

It is a meeting, not a resumption of dialogue, the government said. Rejecting the SAARC suggestion, Mr Kumar said: "We have agreed to their request for a meeting but do not read too much into it". Such a bailout package might mean that Saudi Arabia would deposit a certain amount in Pakistan's exchequer and provide it the necessary "cushion" to survive the drastic depletion in foreign exchange reserves.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:24

Additionally, two adults were stabbed, neither of their injuries is said to be life-threatening. The ages of the infants, two girls and a boy, were not clear, but one of the girls is in serious condition, according to police. It's unclear whether it was a legal child care facility. They have all been taken to hospital. Charges are pending. Police said a butcher knife and meat cleaver were found at the scene.

by | September 21, 2018 | 15:28

The Senate Judiciary Committee has delayed Kavanaugh's confirmation vote and invited both Ford and Kavanaugh to testify before the committee Monday about Ford's allegations . Republicans also fear that if the nomination is delayed any further, that remaking of the Supreme Court could be endangered by a possible Democratic sweep in the congressional midterm elections set to take place in seven weeks.

by | September 20, 2018 | 14:03

Pronouncement of talaq has been made an offence punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend up to three years and fine. The Law Minister attacked the Congress, saying it was not supporting the Bill pending in the Rajya Sabha because of "vote bank pressures".

by | September 20, 2018 | 12:55

Ford's testimony would reflect her personal knowledge and memory of events", Grassley said . "You have stated repeatedly that Dr Ford wants to tell her story". "For the entire time we have known Brett Kavanaugh , he has behaved honorably and treated women with respect". "Doing so would not only signal that sexual assault accusations are not important".

by | September 20, 2018 | 10:18

There, in the mining town of Itogen, more than 34 miners were found buried when a mountain collapsed on a bunkhouse. About 87,000 people had evacuated from high-risk areas of the Philippines . The death toll climbed to 20 as authorities found the body of a one-year-old boy who was swept away after his mother drove into floodwaters and lost her grip on him while trying to get back to dry land, and an 88-year-old man's vehicle was swept off a road.

by | September 20, 2018 | 05:44

The huge civilian entourage Seoul sent to the latest inter-Korean summit includes the third-generation heir of South Korea's largest business group and a Colorado-born pop diva nicknamed the "Korean Beyonce". Trump asked Moon to be "chief negotiator" between himself and Kim, according to Moon's aides, after Trump cancelled a trip to Pyongyang by his secretary of state last month.

by | September 19, 2018 | 21:05

One local resident shared a video of police cars racing to the scene of the shooting, which reportedly happened around 11:30am EST, with local news outlets announcing that a cordon has been set up. Dane County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Elise Schaffer confirmed there is an "active shooter situation". Middleton is about 90 miles (145 kilometers) west of Milwaukee.

by | September 19, 2018 | 20:50

Ford said she decided it was her "civic responsibility" to come forward , and now a new hearing will take place. The news, revealed in an interview with the Washington Post , came just four days before the Senate Judiciary Committee's plans for a preliminary vote on Kavanaugh's lifetime appointment to the nation's highest court.

by | September 19, 2018 | 20:47

A copy of the letter was posted on the committee's website. "Nothing of substance and nothing legitimate can happen by Monday", Lisa Banks , an attorney for Ford , told CNN Tuesday night. The allegations could be interpreted as second-degree assault and a fourth-degree sex offense, Rice said. When something smells. We all know this. Grassley also couldn't answer whether each senator will get one or two rounds of questions.