Noting that the accusation dates back 36 years to when Kavanaugh was in high school, McConnell said on the Senate floor that Democrats unveiled it "at the last minute in an irregular manner". Then there's the man in the Oval Office, himself the subject of misconduct accusations by more than a dozen women - all liars, he has said. "There is no way for the American people to be assured through any Senate Judiciary process that [Kavanaugh] can be trusted in his denials of this ...
The state appealed to the Constitutional Court, which upheld the high court's findings. South Africa's government had opposed its legalisation, arguing the drug was "harmful" to people's health. In addition to this, parliament has been given two years to change sections of both the drug trafficking act and the medicine controls act. Previously, possessing, growing or using marijuana for personal use - even in small quantities - exposed users to fines of up to hundreds of dollars (euros) ...
Ford, 51, identified herself as the writer of a letter alleging that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both prep school students in the Washington , D.C. Before the allegations against Kavanaugh became public, Blunt touted Kavanaugh's personal background in a speech on the Senate floor earlier this month and criticized Democratic efforts to slow his nomination.
Over many months it went to 64 PEOPLE. The revised death count, he continued , "was done by the Democrats in order to make me look as bad as possible when I was successfully raising Billions of Dollars to help rebuild Puerto Rico ".
She described that Kavanaugh and another classmate, who were drinking, turned up music to cover up her protests and she freed herself and left the scene. The White House had no additional comment. According to an account in The New Yorker , the incident happened while Kavanaugh, now 53, attended the elite Georgetown Preparatory Catholic all-boys high school in suburban Washington .
As of Thursday, almost a dozen airports have shut down , with more than 1,000 flights being canceled. Most of those cancellations are tied to the approaching hurricane, now a Category 2 storm with winds expected onshore late Thursday at more than 80 miles per hour.
Gas explosions have claimed lives and destroyed property around the U.S.in recent years. The Mayor of Lawrence, Massachusetts , has said the explosions were caused by "over-pressured gas valves". One person, an 18-year-old from Lawrence, died and more than 20 others were injured in the blasts and blazes . Nearly 18,000 customers had been left without power because of the emergency switch-offs, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.
Isaac, with winds of 50 miles per hour, had weakened as it tracked westward toward the Caribbean, according to the National Hurricane Center , and may not survive beyond the next few days. This rainfall may cause life-threatening flash flooding. Service Storm Surge Watch/Warning Graphic, available at hurricanes.gov. Tropical storm conditions are expected within the tropical storm warning area beginning within the next few hours through the afternoon.
France experienced a day of travel chaos today when Lyon Saint-Exupéry airport was forced to close down for several hours and cancel over 80 flights when a vehicle smashed through the perimeter fence of the major French hub and drove onto the runway.
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons confirmed Tuesday that Rowley and Sturgess were also exposed to Novichok . The leaders added they would strengthen their activities to defend their societies against "malign state activity" and disrupt the hostile actions of foreign intelligence networks.
A top Trump administration economist told Yahoo Finance that the anonymous op-ed by a senior official in the Trump administration and published by the New York Times "might be a fraud". Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky told reporters Thursday that he thinks any White House employee with a security clearance should undergo a lie detector test to determine who wrote it.
Quoting an unnamed government source, it said the pair discussed the joint excavation and repatriation of the remains of service members killed in the 1950-53 Korean War. That speech was markedly toned-down when compared to a speech by Kim Jong Un at February's military parade, in which he called on the people to "spur to prepare for the fight" against the U.S.
Police made no mention of any search for a possible second attacker, but warned that the area would remain on lockdown as the scene was investigating. "These are things we see happening across the country, and we all have to be vigilant and prepared to deal with these situations", Isaac said. Police say multiple people have been transported to an area hospital but there is no word on their conditions.
The trove of comments from Kim, including his commitment to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula and to the suspension of all future long-range missile tests, were relayed by top South Korean security officials returning from meeting him in Pyongyang as well as the North's propaganda specialists.
It is one of the world's oldest laws criminalising gay sex , and India has been reluctant to overturn it. A five-judge Supreme Court Constitution bench on Thursday unanimously decriminalised consensual gay sex. "What is unnatural? It can be between a man and man and also between a man and a woman". "Any consensual sexual relationship between two consenting adults - homosexuals, heterosexuals or lesbians - can not be said to be unconstitutional", said the Chief Justice of India, Dipak ...
The women, aged 22 and 32, were arrested in April by Islamic enforcement officers after they were found in a vehicle in a public square in the northern state of Terengganu, one of the country's most conservative areas. Malaysian women's groups Justice for Sisters and Sisters in Islam called for a review of the Sharia law. Thilaga Sulathireh, from the group Justice for Sisters, who witnessed the ordeal, was concerned about the safety, privacy, harassment, humiliation and trauma of the ...
Patten was charged via a criminal information , which is a document that prosecutors use when a defendant waives an indictment. Manafort was recently convicted on eight counts of tax fraud, bank fraud, and failure to report foreign bank accounts.
The five were arrested this month at a remote desert compound where 11 children were found living in filth and the body of the 3-year-old boy was discovered. Children told authorities that the young boy had died in February after being denied his medicine and subjected to freakish religious rituals. Prosecutors said in court filings they discovered a hand-written document called "Phases of a Terrorist Attack" that was seized from the compound and includes vague instructions for "the ...
Thompson said he the term was obviously racist. Only hours after their primary election victories, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis made clear the high-profile race in the nation's largest political battleground state was going to be nasty and racially charged.
Chuck Schumer's spokesperson, Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also requested the Department of Defense to "provide necessary support so that US flags on all government buildings remain at half mast through sunset" on the day of McCain's interment.
A second round is due to take effect on November 4, targeting oil, shipping, and the Iranian Central Bank, where Trump has vowed to bring Iran's vital oil exports to zero. Iran's currency has been in steady decline since the start of the year in the shadow of the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, trading at record lows and losing almost two-thirds of its value against the dollar since January.
Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi made the statement at a news conference in Islamabad , a day after Pompeo's first conversation with Khan. In one of the initial moves after becoming the Prime Minister, Imran Khan said that his government will support any positive steps to improve relations with India.
Thomson Reuters Foundation chief executive Monique Villa said it was a positive sign and she hoped that it would lead to her permanent release. Zaghari-Ratcliffe was not allowed to call her family and had to borrow a phone from someone outside the prison to call her brother, who lives in Tehran, to pick her up.
To view the full article, register now. "The government does not take a position with respect to a particular sentence to be imposed, but respectfully submits that a sentence of incarceration, within the applicable guidelines range of 0 to 6 months' imprisonment, is appropriate and warranted".
The judge in former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's fraud trial refused Friday to release the names of jurors, saying he has received threats and fears for their safety as well. Neither case involves allegations of Russian election interference or possible coordination by the Trump campaign, which are at the heart of Mueller's larger investigation.
Al Sharpton on MSNBC's "Politics Nation ". But Lara Trump , wife of the president's son Eric, has largely managed to buck that trend over the past couple of years. '[The Apprentice producer] Mark Burnett called to say that there are NO TAPES of the Apprentice where I used such a awful and disgusting word as attributed by Wacky and Deranged Omarosa , ' the president tweeted last week.
U.S. President Donald Trump unleashed a flurry of angry tweets Sunday morning following a report from the New York Times that White House counsel Don McGahn participated in interviews totaling 30 hours over nine months as part of Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation investigation.
The driver of the silver Ford Fiesta was immediately arrested at the scene by police and held on "suspicion of terrorist offenses". Another recording shows injured cyclists and pedestrians lying in the street in the immediate aftermath of the incident.
Vice President Mike Pence is also at Fort Drum with Trump . National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) bars F-35 deliveries to Turkey until the Pentagon delivers a report within 90 days to the appropriate congressional defence committees.
The US pullout has been met with disbelief by European allies, who issued a statement on Monday committing to the 2015 deal and encouraged investors to maintain business ties with Iran. Earlier this week, British Minister for Middle East Affairs Alistair Burt backed the current deal negotiated with Iran, rejecting the idea that the United Kingdom would " go along with " the US.
The City of Charlottesville, Charlottesville Police and all partner agencies involved in safeguarding the Greater Charlottesville Region throughout the weekend continue to remain vigilant in anticipation of planned events. Police were widely criticized after last year's event, where some officers did not intervene to stop fistfights and other mayhem. Virginia State Police Superintendent Gary Settle said more than 700 state police will be activated during the weekend and "state police is ...
Aldrin, the second man to step on the moon in 1969, announced on Twitter his support for the president's potential extension of the military. Pence said the force "will not be built from scratch", but will tap existing space program personnel.
Schuette and Whitmer - both veteran officeholders - easily bested their opponents in Tuesday's primary to set up their head-to-head race to succeed Republican Gov. Whitmer also invoked the president in her address to a raucous crowd in a ballroom at Detroit's Motor City Casino. "I love MI. I am raising my family here in this great state", she said.
He told jurors how he disguised millions of dollars in foreign income as loans in order to lower Manafort's tax bill. He testified that Mr. Manafort directed him not to report the existence of offshore bank accounts that prosecutors allege were used to hide millions of.
It was the second fire to break records in the fire-prone, most populous USA state in as many years, following the Thomas Fire in December 2017, which destroyed 281,893 acres. "Let's be clear: It's our changing climate that is leading to more severe and destructive fires", said Cal Fire spokesman Mike Mohler. Mandatory evacuations are still in place for areas in Lake, Colusa, and Mendocino County .
He is on continuous monitoring and being treated with active medical support, a statement from the Chennai hospital where the veteran leader is admitted said. Since then he continues to be monitored by a team of specialists, reported PTI. In 1974, about 14 years before the Union government's Sarkaria Commission studied Centre-state relations, the DMK government under Karunanidhi passed a resolution in the Tamil Nadu Assembly on state autonomy based on the recommendations of the Rajamannar ...
The row erupted after Canada came out in support of human and women's rights and called on Saudi Arabia to release human rights activists arrested by Riyadh. The airline's announcement comes amid newly surfaced tensions between Canada and Saudi Arabia triggered by Ottawa's criticism of detentions in the kingdom.
The episode took place in the center of Hørsholm center where the woman with niqab came up to top with another woman by an escalator in the center. Under the law, authorities can order women to remove their veils or leave public areas. Police said both women were charged with violating the peace and said one had also been charged with violating the full-face veil law. Human rights campaigners say the ban is a violation of women's rights, while supporters argue it enables better ...
The child was believed to be with a woman that, police said, was her mother. The chief said they quickly found Denson walking southbound on Rome Avenue and she was taken into custody. Benson told investigators her daughter was in elementary school and she was trying to get her into therapy and enrollment in an autism center. "The whole thing is just unbelievable", said Dugan.
They included a bulldozer operator whose vehicle almost slipped off a mountain trail three times before it rolled into a ravine and crushed him at the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park, a Cal Fire report said. A Red Flag Warning is in effect in Lake County from 11 a.m. Friday until 11 p.m. Saturday due to gusty winds and low humidity in fire weather zones. "We do have lines built above the towns of Nice and Lucerne and down around Clearlake Oaks and coming back in and tying into ...