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Handwritten note on Kavanaugh, Ford hearing room table: 'Good luck, Dr. Ford'

As news of the fourth and fifth allegations surfaced, CNBC reports that Trump has appeared to back away from his consistently staunch defence of Kavanaugh , ...


Powerful typhoon batters Okinawa, churns to Japan mainland

Kansai International Airport in Osaka plans to temporarily close its two runways from early Sunday, several hours ahead of Trami's landfall, to avoid a repeat o...


TS Kirk causes power outages, heavy flooding in Caribbean

It was moving forward at 12 mph with tropical storm-force winds extending 115 miles to the north and east. Gradual weakening is anticipated during the next 36 h...


Chinese interference in United States at 'unacceptable level': W.House

China will place 25 percent tariffs on a list of 106 USA goods, in a retaliatory action against the US's new tariff on Chinese products. Last week, he accus...


Trump says he and Kim Jong Un 'in love'

This combination of two file photos shows U.S. President Donald Trump , left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . "We are well into a diplomatic process, ...


Jacinda Ardern reveals gaffe her husband made while meeting Trump

Ms Ardern said across the globe young people were feeling like their political institutions were failing them, and that they were looking for change. The talk...


Airline in miracle lagoon landing has never had fatality

Bill Jaynes, managing editor of a Micronesia-based newspaper, was on the plane when it hit the water. Air Niugini, the national carrier of Papua New Guinea, had...


Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake a `yes' on Kavanaugh, in a big lift

Protester Lorraine Doman-Sheydayi said she was "glad" Flake called for an investigation, but "I was looking for a different outcome". "The reason that I chose...


EU, Iran to establish mechanism to ease trade: Rouhani

A chief catalyst was Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal even as world powers urged the USA to stick to its mandate. Trump considered ...


Turkey's Erdogan at United Nations rails against sanctions 'as weapons'

Merkel too will be notably absent. "It is very easy to create chaos but it's hard to re-establish order, and today some countries are persistently trying to cre...


Pak foreign minister taunts Swaraj over her boycott

The foreign minister said an honest and candid approach would be adopted by the new government of Imran Khan when it came to the ties with Afghanistan. He sai...


Earthquake, tsunami leaves 'many victims' in Indonesia, official says

In nearby Donggala, home to almost 300,000 people, a large bridge with yellow arches that spanned a coastal river had collapsed. Hundreds have been confirmed de...


FBI To Investigate Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh

The delay once again thrusts the Federal Bureau of Investigation, an increasing target of Trump's ire, into the center of a politically charged controversy in t...


Kavanaugh pal Mark Judge says he's willing to cooperate with Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Blasey has alleged that Kavanaugh and Judge locked her in a room when they were all in high school. "Nor have I witnessed Brett Kavanaugh spike punch", Judg...


Judiciary committee advances Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination to full Senate

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 co...


See four months of Brett Kavanaugh’s calendar from 1982

Kavanaugh, they say, should be afforded the presumption of innocence until proven guilty. The Judicary Dems noted that allegations made by Kavanaugh's chief...


Kavanaugh, Ford Set to Testify Thursday in Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

Christine Blasey Ford will air her allegation of sexual assault against Brett Kavanaugh , and Kavanaugh will defend himself, as the nation watches Thursday'...


Read Christine Blasey Ford's Prepared Testimony To The Senate Judiciary Committee

Swetnick is the third woman to come forward with allegations of sexual assault against Kavanaugh in the past month. She said she has a "firm recollectio...


F-35B Lightning II fighter jet crashes, pilot ejects in SC

We remain focused on aggressively reducing F-35 cost and delivering best value. The plane crash was reported near Clarendon Road and Joe Allen Drive in the ...


4 possible outcomes for Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation

Susan Collins of ME, both moderate senators who had expressed concern over the allegations against Kavanaugh. That is why any FBI investigation of the alle...


Brett Kavanaugh: Senate Judiciary Committee Vote on Supreme Court Nomination

Just in: After Senate Republican leaders agreed to delay Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation vote, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has formally re...


Christine Blasey Ford: 'My responsibility is to tell the truth'

Transcripts of private interviews with committee investigators show they asked Kavanaugh about two previously undisclosed accusations received by Senate offic...


Tsunami tears through Indonesian city of Palu after 7.5 magnitude quake

Rescuers scrambled to reach tsunami-hit central Indonesia and assess the damage after a strong quake brought down several buildings and sent locals fleeing thei...


Highlights from what he said about Kavanaugh (and everything else)

The president protested that "As far as women [go], allegations can go the other way also". I never met them. Former Hillary Clinton spokesman Brian Fallon ga...


Flake Throws Judiciary Committee Into Chaos Ahead of Kavanaugh Vote

On Friday morning, as the Judiciary Committee prepared to vote on sending Kavanaugh's nomination to the Senate floor for a full vote, the flip was confirmed, as...


Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faces crucial Senate Judiciary Committee vote

The Arizona prosecutor who questioned Christine Blasey Ford in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday told Republican senators after the hear...


Conservative women rally in support of Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh was handpicked by Donald Trump for the lifelong post on the Supreme Court, and has continued to enjoy the United States president's steadfast supp...


Republicans to Advance Kavanaugh Nomination After Securing Swing Vote

The American Bar Association , which previously gave Kavanaugh its highest rating of " well qualified ", asked the Senate committee and the full Senate to dela...


Senate Committee Advances Kavanaugh While Flake Calls for FBI Probe

Circuit has praised my judicial temperament". Graham expressed sympathy for the Supreme Court nominee and his family, saying, "I can not imagine what you an...


Can women enter Sabarimala temple? SC's landmark verdict

Four judgments will be passed at 10:30 am by CJI Dipak Misra , Justice Nariman, Justice Chandrachud and Justice Malhotra. It also stigmatises women as "lesser ...


'Big Fat Con Job': Trump Swats Away New Allegations Against Kavanaugh

The President said he believes the ordeal will hurt Democrats in the midterm elections, saying voters "know it's a big fat con job ". "It's happened to me m...


Fiery Kavanaugh denies quiet accuser in Senate showdown

The moment crystallized the national debate over gender, power and whom to believe in the (hash) Metoo era under President Donald Trump. Senate Majority Lea...


Donald Trump accuses China of meddling in the United States midterm elections

Some estimates put the number of radical fighters at about 10,000. He also hailed Turkey for averting an offensive in Idlib by negotiating a deal with Russian...


CNN's Jim Acosta Spars With President Trump at UN Press Conference

He interrupted her to describe, without evidence, how there were only four or five women who had come forward against him, and that they were paid to do so. The...


Trump says he "may delay" meeting with Rosenstein

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is scheduled to testify Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee along with Christine Blasey Ford , a woman accus...