• Michael Avenatti issues a stark warning to Trump, Kavanaugh
Michael Avenatti issues a stark warning to Trump, Kavanaugh

Swetnick, who released her sworn statement through high-profile lawyer Michael Avenatti , says she now holds an active security clearance and works "within the federal government". He said they would use alcohol or drugs to allow a "train" of men to subsequently gang rape them. "I don't know who this is and this never happened".

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee schedules Friday vote on Kavanaugh nomination
Senate Judiciary Committee schedules Friday vote on Kavanaugh nomination

In response to Trump's comments, Ramirez's attorney John Clune told CNN that "politicians are going to say what they want to say but that doesn't mean what Debbie disclosed is not true". "Many years after, I'll leave it at that", he answered. The Senate Republicans who oversaw three days of hearings on Kavanaugh are preparing to hand over their n...

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  • Naval officer Abhilash Tomy, stranded in Indian Ocean, rescued after 3 days
Naval officer Abhilash Tomy, stranded in Indian Ocean, rescued after 3 days

Knox-Johnston won the inaugural Golden Globe race, becoming the first person to sail solo around the world nonstop. Friday's storm, which damaged the vessel, whipped up 70-knot winds and 14-metre (45ft) waves, and also knocked down the yacht of another competitor, Dutchman Mark Slats, twice, BBC reported.

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  • Rep. Paul Gosar's siblings: Don't vote for our brother
Rep. Paul Gosar's siblings: Don't vote for our brother

Some of his other siblings - Jennifer , Joan , Tim and Gaston - said they were backing Brill, also a physician, because their brother had lost the values they grew up with in Wyoming. August 24, 2018. Brill's Twitter account gained well over 1,000 Twitter followers after the ad campaign went live. In the race to replace House Speaker Paul...

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  • Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired
Rod Rosenstein expects to be fired

Democratic lawmakers on Monday renewed their calls for Republicans in Congress to pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference amid heightened uncertainty over Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's fate in the Trump administration.

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  • Rosenstein discussed recording Trump, invoking 25th Amendment
Rosenstein discussed recording Trump, invoking 25th Amendment

The White House did not immediately react to the reports, and Trump did not respond to shouted questions from reporters about whether he would fire Rosenstein as he arrived in Springfield, Missouri, for a rally. " Rod Rosenstein shld have been fired long ago for being part of the "resistance" and not providing documents to congress in order to sav...

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  • With a Tweet, Trump pours scorn on accuser’s story
With a Tweet, Trump pours scorn on accuser’s story

There are, however, unresolved procedural and logistical issues, Ford's lawyers said , including whether the Judiciary Committee's Republican senators, who are all male, or staff attorneys would question her. Senator Lindsey Graham of SC, a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, said on " Fox News Sunday " said he wouldn't vote against Kavanaug...

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  • Ted Cruz Tries to Smear Beto O'Rourke with Barbecued Tofu
Ted Cruz Tries to Smear Beto O'Rourke with Barbecued Tofu

There have been innumerable attempts to show how Trump managed to take over the GOP, and why figures like Cruz, an avatar for the intellectual vanguard of the conservative movement's elite, adapted themselves to his takeover so easily. O'Rourke denied that and offered another confrontational retort as Cruz challenged him to name a judge he has supp...

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  • Rape accused Bishop being questioned for second day
Rape accused Bishop being questioned for second day

After three days of interrogation, Mulakkal was arrested Friday night. The questioning started at 11.15am. Accepting Jalandhar Bishop Franco Mulakkal's desire to step aside from the post in the wake of the police probe into rape allegations against him, the Vatican has temporarily relieved him of pastoral responsibilities.

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  • Fresh deadline for Brett Kavanaugh accuser adds to supreme court drama
Fresh deadline for Brett Kavanaugh accuser adds to supreme court drama

Internal emails between lawyers for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford , who has said Kavanaugh assaulted her, show a standoff about the conditions for Ford's testimony. Grassley said that if she missed that deadline, he would scrap the hearing and his committee would vote on sending Kavanaugh's nomination to the...

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  • Trump Dismissal of Hurricane Maria Death Toll Condemned
Trump Dismissal of Hurricane Maria Death Toll Condemned

Puerto Ricans are United States citizens, but since the island is a USA territory they can not vote in national elections, and are represented in Congress only by a non-voting representative. Calderon said Thursday that the current problems on the island are largely a "man-made crisis thanks to what's happened here in Washington, D.C." and the gove...

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  • Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 24
Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 24

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) started monitoring the situation in Iran after gunmen attacked a military parade on Saturday, killing at least 2r people and wounding more than 50 others. Videos on social media show soldiers in uniform and civilians dropping to the pavement and running for cover, as gunfire rings out in the background.

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  • Pakistan rejects war mongering by India ruling elite: Fawad Chaudhry
Pakistan rejects war mongering by India ruling elite: Fawad Chaudhry

Kumar said talks with Pakistan after the "two deeply disturbing" developments would be " meaningless ". "The latest brutal killings of our security personnel by Pakistan-based entities and the recent release of a series of 20 postage stamps by Pakistan glorifying a terrorist and terrorism confirmed that Pakistan will not mend its ways", sai...

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  • Police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing of Logan Circle jogger
Police arrest suspect in fatal stabbing of Logan Circle jogger

That individual saw Crawford both before and after Martinez's death, and said that he had a bandage on his hand later in the night but not earlier that day. You can see a picture and a video of him below. A suspect was captured on surveillance footage wearing a "very distinctive" mustard-colored shirt, dark trousers and sandals with white socks...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh faces unprecedented opposition to Supreme Court confirmation
Brett Kavanaugh faces unprecedented opposition to Supreme Court confirmation

I go through this with them every single day in D.C." he complained. Kavanaugh's nomination has been roiled by an accusation from Christine Blasey Ford that he pinned her down on a bed and tried to remove her clothing at a party in high school 36 years ago.

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  • Theresa May puts ball back in EU's court amid Brexit impasse
Theresa May puts ball back in EU's court amid Brexit impasse

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. A good relationship at the end of this process depends on it", she said. However, she said no matter what happened, the rights of three ...

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  • 'I had no idea it was a shark attack'
'I had no idea it was a shark attack'

This morning the woman remained in a critical condition in Mackay Base Hospital. "It is horrific ... it is quite confronting to have two similar incidents in the space of 24 hours", she said. Her blood pressure was so low I couldn't even feel her pulse, but she was able to say a few words. It's understood she was bleeding heavily from a leg inj...

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  • 3 infants among 5 people stabbed at daycare in NYC
3 infants among 5 people stabbed at daycare in NYC

EDT, a spokesman for New York City Police Department said. Though one of the adults was seriously hurt. CBS New York reports that the daycare was in a home and it was not yet clear if it was being run as a licensed care center. The victims - two little girls and a boy, plus two adults - were in stable condition Friday at local hospitals, NY p...

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  • Christine Ford Legal Team Lays Out Conditions for Kavanaugh Testimony
Christine Ford Legal Team Lays Out Conditions for Kavanaugh Testimony

The preference would be for Ford to testify next Thursday, and she doesn't want Kavanaugh in the same room, her attorney Debra Katz told Judiciary Committee staff in a 30-minute call that also touched on security concerns and others issues, according to a Senate aide who wasn't authorized to discuss the matter and spoke on condition of anonymity....

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  • Trump says 'hard' to imagine Kavanaugh did wrong
Trump says 'hard' to imagine Kavanaugh did wrong

No more circus. To clarify my post: I do not have first hand knowledge of the incident that Dr. Christine Blasey Ford mentions, and I stand by my support for Christine. Kavanaugh was at the White House for a second straight day, but again did not meet with President Donald Trump . A criminal inquiry is essentially out of the question, be...

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  • Man opens fire at Wisconsin software company, injuring 4
Man opens fire at Wisconsin software company, injuring 4

Another employee says she ran for her life after hearing gunshots. She ran from the building and hit behind a vehicle. She said the shooting was "totally unexpected". Photos showed a large police presence as well as a number of ambulances. A total of five patients were taken to hospitals in nearby Madison following the shooting.

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  • Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges; mistrial declared on 10 others
Paul Manafort guilty of 8 charges; mistrial declared on 10 others

The deal gives special counsel Robert Mueller a key cooperator who led the Trump election effort for a crucial stretch during the 2016 USA presidential campaign. "This has absolutely nothing to do with the president or his victorious 2016 presidential campaign", she said. "It is totally unrelated". "He knows nothing harmful to the president a...

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  • Severe weather warning issued as Calderdale prepares to face Storm Helene
Severe weather warning issued as Calderdale prepares to face Storm Helene

A yellow "be aware" alert for Storm Helene covered most of Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders. Helene is now in the Atlantic Ocean following behind Hurricane Florence , which was expected to hit the eastern coast of the USA late Thursday or early Friday.

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  • Three Palestinians, Including 12-Year-Old, Killed in Gaza Protests
Three Palestinians, Including 12-Year-Old, Killed in Gaza Protests

The deadliest Israeli-Palestinian clashes since the 2014 Gaza War have resulted in three more casualties: Hani Ramzi Afaneh and Mohammad Khalil Shaqoura, both 21, as well as 12-year-old Shadi Abul-Al, WAFA news agency reported. "When the rockets were falling, that's when he would get in his vehicle and go down to Sderot", Hasten said. At least 18...

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  • Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches
Republican lawmakers seek tax cuts as election approaches

Capitol building in Washington, U.S., February 8, 2018. Less than two months away from the November 6 elections, Republicans in the House Ways and Means Committee this week voted to move forward with a legislative effort that would ultimately bring in another round of reforms to the tax code, including making some of the previous changes permanen...

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