On Friday, President Trump ordered the FBI to reopen the background investigation of Kavanaugh. Avenatti represents a woman named Julie Swetnick , who claims Kavanaugh was present at debauched house parties in the early 1980s, including gatherings where women were targeted for gang rape.
During Thursday's hearing, senators have had the option to hand off their questioning to Rachel Mitchell, a career prosecutor with decades of experience prosecuting sex crimes. "Somebody betrayed her trust for a political goal", Graham told ABC's "This Week ". Graham, of SC, is a Trump ally who is on the panel. " Lindsey Graham is Lindsey Graham ", said Sen.
Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Ri Yong Ho said North Korea had taken "significant goodwill measures" in the past year but had not seen "any corresponding response" from the United States. Trump and Kim signed a peace agreement when they met in Singapore in June, but the terms of the accord were vague and lacking substance. The number of North Korean defectors to South Korea has fallen since Kim Jong-un came to power seven years ago, a South Korean ...
Ahead of NBC's report on Saturday, Trump insisted that the Federal Bureau of Investigation will have "free reign" to "do whatever they have to do" in the probe. The Washington Post found him there Monday, where his lawyer said he had fled to try to avoid an avalanche of media requests and criticism. "The supplemental FBI background investigation would be limited to current credible allegations against the nominee and must be completed no later than one week from today", the committee ...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey expects closer cooperation from Germany against "terror" groups, including Kurdish rebels and people with alleged links to a failed 2016 coup in Turkey. The most prominent have been released, but five remain in Turkish custody. Dozens of German citizens were among those imprisoned after the alleged coup attempt against the President two years ago.
Ottawa is also seeking assurances that the United States will not, after signing a new NAFTA deal, turn around and hit Canada with punitive auto tariffs. As negotiations have dragged, the president has become visibly annoyed with Canadian officials. The U.S. and Mexico held off on a plan to publish the full legal text of their deal on Friday as the U.S.
She asked if Pakistan can deny the fact that it is the "host and patron" of 132 of the UN-designated terrorists and 22 terrorist entities listed under the UN Security Council Sanctions regimes. The EAM also came down heavily on Pakistan for glorifying terrorists and providing them with a safe haven. Swaraj and Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi were supposed to meet on the sidelines of the U.N.
The three rescuers were identified only as an off-duty police officer from nearby Oceanside, an off-duty state lifeguard and a friend who were also diving for lobsters. The boy was in critical condition but expected to survive. The victim was then life-flighted to Rady Children's Hospital for treatment. At around 7 a.m.
The flight had crashed in Micronesia when it was trying to land at the Chuuk Island airport. Several passengers were injured - one critically - but everyone survived. The Boeing 737-800 is purportedly a 13-year-old aircraft that was previously operated by Jet Airways and Air India Express and was involved in a collision at Port Moresby in May, The Guardian reported.
As prosecutor Rachel Mitchell, to whom many Republican senators deferred their questions, began questioning Ford, she apologized to the California professor. "The same way that I'm sure that I'm talking to you right now", Ford replied. Sheldon Whitehouse that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman the resident described as a "close acquaintance" in August 1985.
Hospital patients after a powerful quake rocked the island of Sulawesi and triggered a 3-metre tsunami that swept away houses. Indonesian TV showed a smartphone video of a powerful wave hitting Palu with people screaming and running in fear.
None of them were present the night of the alleged assault and do not have first-hand knowledge of the incident, but they all say they were aware of it before Kavanaugh's nomination was announced and Ford's story became public. "It was only within the last couple hours that they finally got back to us and said that they want to meet with my client", Avenatti said. Avenatti called for an FBI investigation into Swetnick's allegations.
Kavanaugh said the Federal Bureau of Investigation would not reach a conclusion if it investigated the allegations and at one point told Durbin that he was asking "a phony question". "I've never done this", Kavanaugh said of Ford's assault charge. Mazie Hirono told reporters when asked if she would be in her seat in the Judiciary Committee hearing room when the vote is held.
The precedent could affect hundreds of temples across India that now do not allow women for reasons ranging from issues around "purity" to them being barred when a guru or senior priest is in residence. According to the temple website, pilgrims have to observe celibacy for 41 days before entering the shrine. Nikita Azad, a petitioner who had appealed to the Supreme Court saying that all women should have equal right to entry to the temple, said, "I think it definitely sends a ...
Trump also said he may call Rosenstein later Wednesday evening to ask for a "little bit of a delay to the meeting" because he doesn't "want to do anything that gets in the way of this very important Supreme Court pick". "The goal should be to develop the relevant facts, not try a case". "For Republicans to schedule a Friday vote on Kavanaugh today, 2 days before Dr. Blasey Ford has had a chance to tell her story, is outrageous", Feinstein wrote on Twitter .
Addressing Ford , the California Democrat said, "Before you get to your testimony - and the chairman chose not to do this - I think it's important to make sure you're properly introduced". Interested in Supreme Court? The Republicans have refused to call additional witnesses for Prof. Trump was also caught on tape in 2005 boasting of grabbing women by their genitals and kissing them without permission.
Trump defended Kavanaugh , now a federal appeals court judge, at a NY news conference, but the president's comments injected another note of uncertainty into Kavanaugh's already troubled bid for a lifetime appointment to the nation's highest court.
Justice Rohinton Nariman termed Section 497 as archaic law and concurred with the CJI, Justice AM Khanwilkar saying that Section 497 is violative of right to equality and right to equal opportunity to women. Like Chaitanya Gowda, who claimed his wife was having an affair and he had been collecting evidence against her and her lover for the last eight years.
Maddox hasn't been seen since Saturday afternoon at Rankin Lake Park in Gastonia where he was reportedly with his father and another adult. Maddox's parents have been notified. They've also partially drained the 80-acre lake so they can better see its shoreline. Helton said that each day, separate search-and-rescue crews have scoured the ground in ATVs and searched the water by boat in an effort to locate the child.
He also tweeted a defense of his client's credibility , claiming she was granted security clearances through past work with the Department of Justice, United States Mint, and the U.S. The formerly anonymous third Kavanaugh accuser, represented by Stormy Daniels lawyer Michael Avenatti , has now come forward with her name and her story .