• Yale turns on Kavanaugh
Yale turns on Kavanaugh

Gerken echoed the ABA, which on Thursday urged the committee to delay a confirmation vote on Kavanaugh. An attorney for PJ Smyth, another person who Ford said was in the house when she was attacked, said his client "is happy to cooperate fully with this FBI investigation".

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  • Graham Calls for Investigation of Feinstein's Office, Ford's Lawyers
Graham Calls for Investigation of Feinstein's Office, Ford's Lawyers

Sen. Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, a moderate Democrat, said late Thursday that he was voting "no" and was concerned about the message the vote would send to the nation's sons and daughters. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) that she had a "100 percent" degree of certainty that Kavanaugh committed the assault against her. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations.

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  • GOP senator: Kavanaugh hearing format 'not great,' but 'we're stuck with it'
GOP senator: Kavanaugh hearing format 'not great,' but 'we're stuck with it'

In enlisting Mitchell to join their staff, Republican senators are taking an unusual step. The reason Republicans - led by Grassley - chose to bring in Mitchell rather than to ask their own question of Ford is because they didn't want to make themselves the story Thursday.

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  • Powerful Typhoon Trami batters western Japan, churns towards Tokyo
Powerful Typhoon Trami batters western Japan, churns towards Tokyo

Images received by Stars and Stripes from around the island revealed devastation of all sorts: Flooding caused by storm surge along the coastline, damaged vessels, overturned vehicles, trees, power lines and branches blown down and buildings damaged and collapsed.

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  • Mark Judge To Cooperate With FBI On Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Investigation
Mark Judge To Cooperate With FBI On Brett Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Investigation

But Flake, after urgent consultations with colleagues including Democratic Senator Chris Coons , cast the vote only after asking the Republican-led panel to request that the Trump administration pursue an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe lasting up to seven days of the explosive allegations against Kavanaugh .

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  • FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation
FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation

After a dramatic day-long hearing at which a university professor accused Kavanaugh of pinning her down and assaulting her at a party in the 1980s, the Senate Judiciary Committee earlier approved his nomination in a preliminary vote along party lines.

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  • Trump Says Secret to Fake Peace With North Korea Was Real Love
Trump Says Secret to Fake Peace With North Korea Was Real Love

No, really. He wrote me handsome letters". He joked about criticism he would get from the news media for making a comment some would consider "unpresidential" and for being so positive about the North Korean leader. Millions of people would have been killed. Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Ri Yong Ho said North Kore...

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  • Germany's president hopes for thaw in relations with Turkey
Germany's president hopes for thaw in relations with Turkey

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pressing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for the release of Germans still detained in Turkey in the wake of a crackdown following the country's 2016 coup attempt. But critics, including rights campaigners and German politicians, are angered by the red carpet treatment for a leader who has built an increas...

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  • Talks intensify between Canada and US with NAFTA deadline looming
Talks intensify between Canada and US with NAFTA deadline looming

Canada's Liberal government says it does not feel bound by the latest NAFTA deadline, and it repeated on Friday that it would not bow to USA pressure to sign a quick deal. The U.S. and Mexico delayed the planned Friday publication of the text of their own two-country accord, which would have started the 60-day countdown, because of the renewed effo...

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  • India to Address the United Nations General Assembly Today
India to Address the United Nations General Assembly Today

Exercising right to reply, Pakistan diplomat at the United Nations said that in India claims of religious superiority are perpetrated through straight patronage all across the country and claimed that "the bleeding ground of terrorism in our region are the RSS centres of fascism".

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  • One Missing In Micronesia Crash
One Missing In Micronesia Crash

The Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 was attempting to land at Weno airport in Micronesia but ended up half submerged in Chuuk lagoon after the accident on Friday morning. "They immediately starting coming out in boats". Air Niugini issued a brief statement via Twitter shortly after the crash. The cause of the crash and the exact sequence of events r...

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  • SC nominee Kavanaugh denies two additional accusations
SC nominee Kavanaugh denies two additional accusations

Embattled SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh is facing two new sexual assault accusations, including raping a woman on a boat in 1985 and aggressively shoving a woman against the wall of a bar in a sexual way in 1998. The committee's all-male Republican roster will bring in Rachel Mitchell, a sex crime prosecutor from Arizona , to question Ford for ...

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  • Indonesia rocked by magnitude 7.5 quake
Indonesia rocked by magnitude 7.5 quake

On Saturday, authorities were still having difficulties coordinating rescue efforts. "There are reports that many buildings collapsed in the natural disaster", Sutopo said in a statement. All of the aftershocks and foreshocks listed on the USGS's website were at least 4.6-magnitude or greater. Powerful earthquakes jolted the island of Sulawesi ...

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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

She said she is "100 percent" certain that Kavanaugh was the young man who assaulted her. Avenatti, the lawyer also representing adult film star Stormy Daniels who is suing President Donald Trump , said on CNN's "Cuomo Prime Time" that he has multiple clients and "at least one" is prepared to come forward publicly within the next 48 hours.

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  • Dick Durbin to Brett Kavanaugh: Call for Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
Dick Durbin to Brett Kavanaugh: Call for Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Flake's decision is a crucial one for Kavanaugh's hopes to ascend to the high court, as the outgoing Republican lawmaker had been on the fence on Kavanaugh's confirmation since allegations of sexual misconduct against him emerged in the last two weeks.

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  • Sabarimala temple: India's top court revokes ban on women
Sabarimala temple: India's top court revokes ban on women

It said religion is a way of life basically to link life with divinity. The Supreme Court bench that heard the case comprised of CJI Dipak Misra , Justices AM Khanwilkar, Rohinton Nariman, DY Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra . "It's like telling women that if you want to exercise the right to religion, you have to give up the right to non-discri...

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  • Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations ‘a big, fat con job’
Trump calls Kavanaugh allegations ‘a big, fat con job’

Kavanaugh said it's possible he may have met Ford at some time , but he said they were not friends and did not travel in the same social circles. The president protested that "As far as women [go], allegations can go the other way also". Still, Trump sought to emphasize his foreign policy victories during the news conference. Miller's tweet came ...

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  • Syrian official says S-300 defenses will give Israel pause
Syrian official says S-300 defenses will give Israel pause

The US also sometimes strikes Syria, raising the stakes all round of a meltdown in the conflict. Russian President Vladimir Putin told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday that Moscow would supply its ally with an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system, Assad's office said in a statement.

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  • Philippine senator critical of Duterte arrested
Philippine senator critical of Duterte arrested

Antonio Trillanes talks to reporters at the Senate building in Manila after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered his arrest in connection with past military rebellions, September 6, 2018. Trillanes has insisted that his amnesty was valid and that he followed procedure, and sought help from the Supreme Court. Duterte issued a decree earlier thi...

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  • Here are the three women making accusations against Brett Kavanaugh
Here are the three women making accusations against Brett Kavanaugh

Most explosively, Swetnick claims Judge and Kavanaugh were part of a group that spiked drinks and got girls inebriated so that they could be " gang raped " by a train of boys. Swetnick, who attended Gaithersburg High School in Maryland, says she attended "well over ten" parties where Kavanaugh was present . During the free-wheeling news confer...

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  • As hearing looms, GOP's woman problem never more apparent | DEVSITE
As hearing looms, GOP's woman problem never more apparent | DEVSITE

According to Fox News, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee released a statement late Wednesday announcing that they had met with a man who claimed responsibility for the alleged attack on Ford. However, he has said he would listen to what Ford has to say at the hearing and, if persuaded, could withdraw the nomination. William Treano...

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  • Adultery verdict: Justice D Y Chandrachud does it again; overrules father’s verdict
Adultery verdict: Justice D Y Chandrachud does it again; overrules father’s verdict

The five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra has said that Section 497 which deals with adultery is "absolutely manifestly arbitrary". A five-judge bench of Supreme Court on September 26, 2018 ruled that Aadhaar was constitutional but making it mandatory for availing government services was unconstitutional.

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  • 3rd woman comes forward with sexual misconduct allegation linked to Kavanaugh
3rd woman comes forward with sexual misconduct allegation linked to Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh vehemently denied the claim, calling it " ridiculous ", but Democrats expressed doubts. Avenatti also said he is still waiting for a response from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley , R-Iowa, over Swetnick's allegations about Kavanaugh.

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  • How does the European Union plan to bypass United States sanctions against Iran?
How does the European Union plan to bypass United States sanctions against Iran?

There will be an exchange of European goods without to Iranian oil, it won't involve money. The United States in May announced it was withdrawing from Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and would reimpose economic sanctions on Tehran.

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  • Kavanaugh's accuser offers statements to back accusation: documents
Kavanaugh's accuser offers statements to back accusation: documents

Meanwhile, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he has asked Rachel Mitchell, a career prosecutor with decades of experience prosecuting sex crimes, to question the witnesses scheduled to testify on Thursday at the committee's continuation of its hearing to consider the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to serve on the United Sta...

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  • Venezuela's Maduro heads to New York, Trump says open to meeting
Venezuela's Maduro heads to New York, Trump says open to meeting

Trump declined to respond to questions about whether a US -led military intervention in the crisis-stricken country was possible, saying he doesn't reveal military strategy. Citgo, a subsidiary of Venezuela's state-owned oil company, was a major corporate donor to Trump's inaugural committee. FILE PHOTO: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro spea...

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  • Sex abuse survivors highlight patriarchy, power with #WhyIDidntReport hashtag
Sex abuse survivors highlight patriarchy, power with #WhyIDidntReport hashtag

Actor-activist Alyssa Milano - who helped popularize the Twitter hashtag #metoo a year ago - sparked the new hashtag #WhyIDidntReport to become the top trend on Twitter Friday afternoon. "It took me three decades to tell my parents that the assault had even happened". The attack happened in his office, where Davis had arrived for an eveni...

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  • Psychologist: Cosby a predator with uncontrollable urges
Psychologist: Cosby a predator with uncontrollable urges

Dudley is a member of Pennsylvania's Sexual Offenders Assessment Board and conducted an evaluation of Cosby following his April conviction for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand in 2004. "You can't take away the legacy". As of now, more than 60 women have accused him of incidents that go back late 1960s. Several of Cosby's victims also ...

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  • Russia sends missiles to boost Syrian air defences
Russia sends missiles to boost Syrian air defences

Russian President Vladimir Putin , right, takes part in a joint news conference with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, left, in the Kremlin in Moscow , Russia , Tuesday, Sept. Russian Federation ordered its plane back to base. Worldwide and regional powers backing various sides in Syria's civil war have been carrying out strikes for y...

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  • Iran blames the U.S. and Saudi Arabia for military parade attack
Iran blames the U.S. and Saudi Arabia for military parade attack

The spokesperson described falsely the writer as a "political advisor". Iran's religious leader Ali Khamenei echoed Rouhani's comments by also accusing US-backed Gulf Arab states. Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has blamed regional countries and their "US masters" for the attack. "It is not acceptable that the European Union do...

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