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If Kavanaugh's accuser won't testify Monday, just vote

If Kavanaugh's accuser won't testify Monday, just vote Democrats are casting Republicans as strong-arming a wronged woman, their eyes on a #MeToo movement that has caught fire and exploded the careers of dozens of male titans. Neither will be heard from in the name of expediting this process after a last-minute allegation. The controversy hands Senate Democrats considering challenging Trump in 2020 a rich opportunity, and they're taking it. [Full Article...]

Susan Collins, Flake, Corker Offer Private Testimony to Kavanaugh Accuser

Susan Collins, Flake, Corker Offer Private Testimony to Kavanaugh Accuser Republicans have set a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Monday that is supposed to feature Kavanaugh and his accuser, California psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford . Speaking on CBN News' "Faith Nation" Tuesday, Robertson said there are several key lawmakers to watch at next week's hearing. Watch more of Sen. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh 'Does Not Deserve This'

Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh 'Does Not Deserve This' The committee announced yesterday it would postpone its planned vote on Thursday on Mr Kavanaugh's nomination, which requires Senate confirmation, and scheduled the high-stakes hearing with the nominee and his accuser to testify. "I wish I had been able to do more for Anita Hill". And Democratic Rep. Jacky Rosen, who is challenging Heller, said that if Heller still has "no reservations" abou... [Full Article...]

Typhoon Mangkhut smashes into China after cutting deadly path through the Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut smashes into China after cutting deadly path through the Philippines Tens of thousands of travelers had plans disrupted after Hong Kong's global airport, a major regional hub, canceled most flights. Itogon Mayor Victorio Palangdan said that at the height of the typhoon's onslaught on Saturday afternoon, dozens of people, mostly miners and their families, rushed into an old three-storey building in the village of Ucab. [Full Article...]

Danger for Trump court pick as assault accuser vows to testify

Danger for Trump court pick as assault accuser vows to testify Blasey Ford believes he attempted to rape her when she was in high school and that bears on his fitness and character", Katz said. They're hoping their new strategy will salvage Kavanaugh's endangered nomination with a risky, nationally televised showdown between the appeals court judge and his accuser. [Full Article...]

Pyongyang agrees to start denuclearization process

Pyongyang agrees to start denuclearization process Kim and Moon embraced at Pyongyang's worldwide airport - where the North Korean leader had supervised missile launches previous year as tensions mounted. It's expected the 150,000 person capacity stadium will be filled for a one-hour performance entitled "Brilliant Fatherland". If realized, Kim would be the first North Korean leader to travel to the South Korean capital. [Full Article...]

US sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds…

US sanctions Russian, Chinese tech firms over funds… In fact, however, North Korea's nuclear disarmament started even before the Trump-Kim summit - at Pyongyang's initiative. During a fractious Security Council meeting which comes on the eve of the inter-Korea summit in Pyongyang, Haley said Moscow had tried to hide "systematic" violations of the 15-member body's penalties on Pyongyang and pressure United Nations experts into altering a r... [Full Article...]

WaPo Investigator: Kavanaugh Accuser Believes Feinstein Kept Her Promise

WaPo Investigator: Kavanaugh Accuser Believes Feinstein Kept Her Promise Dianne Feinstein raised questions about Kavanaugh just days after his committee hearing concluded. " She will agree to participate in any proceedings that she's asked to participate in". "This woman will be heard". When she testified before the Judiciary Committee, senators on both sides of the all-male panel questioned her credibility. [Full Article...]

Moon flies to Pyongyang for third inter-Korean summit

Moon flies to Pyongyang for third inter-Korean summit Kim greeted Moon with hugs and smiles as the South Korean leader arrived in the North's capital to revive momentum in the faltering talks between Washington and Pyongyang over denuclearization and the prospect of officially ending the Korean War. [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump campaign manager plead guilty in deal with Mueller

Ex-Trump campaign manager plead guilty in deal with Mueller Paul Manafort , former campaign manager for Donald Trump , exits the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse, Feb. 28, 2018, in Washington , DC. "It's very bad because he doesn't know what Manafort is saying and [Trump] can't count on Manafort saying things that the special counsel already knows". [Full Article...]

Concourt rules in favour of personal, private use of dagga

Concourt rules in favour of personal, private use of dagga The Cannabis Development Council of South Africa welcomed the ruling, and called on the government to drop charges against people found in possession of the drug. The court accepted medical studies that showed alcohol caused more harm than weed and that there was little data to show that criminalising weed reduced harmful use. [Full Article...]

Trump says no Federal Bureau of Investigation probe needed on Supreme Court pick

Trump says no Federal Bureau of Investigation probe needed on Supreme Court pick Democrats are demanding a thorough investigation by the FBI, because these allegations are new. "I feel so badly for him that he is going through this, to be honest with you", Trump said during a joint press conference with Polish President Andrzej Duda . [Full Article...]

Jeff Flake: Kavanaugh Accuser 'Must Be Heard'

Jeff Flake: Kavanaugh Accuser 'Must Be Heard' This means it would take just Mr Flake to potentially derail Thursday's committee vote, while only two Republican defections would swing the outcome away from Mr Kavanaugh in the Senate. "Ford by listening to her and hearing her story", Heitkamp added in a statement posted to her Twitter page. The allegation against Kavanaugh first came to light late last week in the form of a letter that ... [Full Article...]

Trump Continues to Tweet about Hurricane Maria as Florence Continues to Ravage

Trump Continues to Tweet about Hurricane Maria as Florence Continues to Ravage President Donald Trump has been "overly criticized " for his response to the deadly storm that struck Puerto Rico a year ago, but neither the president nor his critics should be politicizing the tragedy, Rep. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz , a frequent critic of Trump, was appalled by his latest message. Some Puerto Ricans are still without power. Trump reignited the controversy around the... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Now Come Forward

Kavanaugh’s Accuser Has Now Come Forward Ford claimed she escaped Kavanaugh when his classmate at Georgetown Preparatory School, Mark Judge, jumped on top of them and sent them tumbling. President Donald Trump and his White House aides might decide to pull the nomination and send up a similarly conservative nominee from Trump's list of two dozen potential high court nominees that have been vetted by influential conservative groups... [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh denies high school assault allegation

Kavanaugh denies high school assault allegation Dianne Feinstein of California , the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, has shared with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. A spokesman for Sen. The allegation was made in a letter by a woman who said the incident took place in high school. In The Washington Post interview, Ford said that when she tried to scream, Kavanaugh put his hand over her mouth. [Full Article...]

Border Patrol Agent Arrested in Suspected Serial Killings

Border Patrol Agent Arrested in Suspected Serial Killings Alaniz said investigators are still trying to determine a motive for the killings. Border Patrol agents are great men and women who work hard to keep us safe, and we thank them for their work. A woman claiming to be another victim of the agent's alleged attacks escaped from Ortiz and contacted law enforcement. Ortiz, a 10-year Border Patrol veteran, was arrested early Saturday after the fifth... [Full Article...]

Super Typhoon Mangkhut lands on south China coast

Super Typhoon Mangkhut lands on south China coast Mangkhut will keep to a northwesterly track, bringing heavy rain and winds when it enters the autonomous region of Guangxi early on Monday, before weakening into a tropical depression as it arrives in southwestern Yunnan on Tuesday. In the fishing village of Tai O, where many people live in stilt houses built over the sea, some desperately tried to bail out their inundated homes. [Full Article...]

Everything you need to know about Hurricane Florence

Everything you need to know about Hurricane Florence President Trump spoke with the senators of North Carolina and SC, telling them they have the full support of the federal government and the feds will be there to help with anything their states may need. "To put this in context, we correctly predicted the full extent of Hurricane Harvey's economic damage to be $190 billion past year", AccuWeather founder and president Dr. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation offers Japan to sign peace treaty to end formal WWII hostilities

Russian Federation offers Japan to sign peace treaty to end formal WWII hostilities And U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation have played a role in driving Russian Federation and China closer together. The visit also comes as China is reaching out to trade partners amid a tariff war with the United States. Japanese and Chinese officials have been discussing private sector cooperation in third countries, with China believed eager for Japanese firms to take part in its Belt and Ro... [Full Article...]


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