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FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation

FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation Capitol elevator. "I've ordered the FBI to conduct a supplemental investigation to update Judge Kavanaugh's file". One woman begged Flake to look her in the eye. President Donald Trump has given the FBI one week to conduct an investigation of the allegations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a woman in 1980s. [Full Article...]

Swaraj blames Pakistan for sabotaging peace talks in United Nations speech

Swaraj blames Pakistan for sabotaging peace talks in United Nations speech Denying the neighbouring nation's charge that India was shying away from talks, Ms Swaraj said it was impossible to speak to a nation where proclaimed terrorist Hafiz Saeed roams freely. "But within hours, they killed three of our policemen in Kashmir". "Does this indicate a desire for dialogue?" India's address at the UNGA will begin at 7:15 pm. [Full Article...]

Pompeo warns Iran against 'attacks on United States facilities' after closing Iraq consulate

Pompeo warns Iran against 'attacks on United States facilities' after closing Iraq consulate Treasury Department prepares to implement a new round of economic sanctions in November targeting Iran's oil sector. Pompeo tweeted Tuesday that Iran-supported militias had launched the attacks, warning, "We'll hold Iran's regime accountable for any attack on our personnel or facilities, and respond swiftly and decisively in defense of American lives". [Full Article...]

Everybody on plane survives crash landing in Pacific lagoon

Everybody on plane survives crash landing in Pacific lagoon This Boeing 737-800 crash in the Federated States of Micronesia follows the loss of a 50-seat Dash-8 aircraft which was torched by an angry mob in the PNG Highlands in June. But their total land area is only four times the size of the US capital. Micronesia is made up of 4 island states: Pohnpei, Kosrae, Chuuk and Yap. Papua New Guinea's Accident Investigation Commission (AIC) said it was prepar... [Full Article...]

Marine Corps F-35B Conducts Combat Strikes in Afghanistan

Marine Corps F-35B Conducts Combat Strikes in Afghanistan The F-35 is a fifth generation fighter, these aircraft are used by the American army during the last two years. "The strike fighter is attached to the @Official13thMEU with the @USNavy's Essex Amphibious Ready Group". The Marines declared the F-35B initial operations capable in July 2015, meaning at least one squadron was capable of engaging in combat operations. [Full Article...]

All you need to know about the Brett Kavanaugh sex abuse row

All you need to know about the Brett Kavanaugh sex abuse row It wasn't immediately clear whether "current credible allegations" would mean the Federal Bureau of Investigation would interview only people connected with Ford's case or with some of the other women who have come forward with allegations against Kavanaugh. [Full Article...]

How cable news has reacted to the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

How cable news has reacted to the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing The questioning moved on to Sen. She supervises attorneys who handle cases involving child molestation, sexual assault and computer crimes against children in Arizona's most populous county. 'Mitchell spelled it out and was clear with senators that she could not take this anywhere near a courtroom, ' one source told Fox News . "It's a recipe for disaster", Romley said. [Full Article...]

F-35B Crashes, Pilot Ejects

F-35B Crashes, Pilot Ejects The Marines said in a statement that an investigation into the cause of the crash is underway. The Marine Corps later confirmed the incident in a statement, saying the "pilot safely ejected from the single-seat aircraft and is now being evaluated by medical personnel". [Full Article...]

Facebook announces security breach affecting 50 million accounts

Facebook announces security breach affecting 50 million accounts They could then potentially use it to take over the accounts. Facebook doesn't know who executed the attacks or where they're based. Rosen said they've fixed the vulnerability and informed law enforcement. CEO Mark Zuckerberg took to social media to talk about the breach. Discovering the breach earlier this week, the company said that the investigation in the matter is still in its initial... [Full Article...]

China ‘doesn’t want me to win’ upcoming polls

China ‘doesn’t want me to win’ upcoming polls Trump did not provide any evidence for his allegation, which he made while chairing the Council meeting. The publication is owned by Gannett, the same company that owns USA TODAY. "I don't like it when they attack our farmers and I don't like it when they put out false messages". A little further into his speech, German diplomats appeared bemused by Trump's latest swipe at their country as he re... [Full Article...]

Trump cites George Washington’s slaveholding past in defense of Brett Kavanaugh

Trump cites George Washington’s slaveholding past in defense of Brett Kavanaugh And these are all false, to me. I've been a famous person for a long time . With #MeToo firing up millions of women against sexual abuse by male bosses and President Donald Trump routinely weighing in on the side of the accused, America faces an all-out war of the sexes ahead of November elections. [Full Article...]

Instagram star and beauty queen Tara Fares, shot and killed

Instagram star and beauty queen Tara Fares, shot and killed Ahmad al-Basheer, an Iraqi satirist, said: "Anyone who finds excuses for those who kill a girl just because she had made a decision to live like most other girls on the planet is an accomplice to her murder". On Facebook she was also reportedly voted Baghdad's beauty queen in 2015. The "Barbie of Iraq", Rafeef al-Yaseri, was killed in her home in Baghdad on August 16. [Full Article...]

Trump agrees to limited Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Brett Kavanaugh allegations

Trump agrees to limited Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Brett Kavanaugh allegations By late Friday, Sullivan said he supported calls for an FBI investigation into Ford's claims that was pushed for by Sen. It's likely to depend on whether Senate Republican leaders are confident they have 51 votes. Talking to his colleagues, Flake voiced discomfort with the accusation against Kavanaugh and said he was leaning toward asking for an FBI investigation, according to two people in ... [Full Article...]

Trump's top court pick, accuser to face high-stakes hearing

Trump's top court pick, accuser to face high-stakes hearing Democratic senators are set to ask their own questions. The committee's all-male Republican roster will bring in Rachel Mitchell , a sex crime prosecutor from Arizona , to question Ford for them. "The standard of character and fitness for a position on the nation's highest court must be higher than this". The caller also claimed to have physically confronted both Kavanaugh and Judge, who would... [Full Article...]

Tsunami kills hundreds in Indonesia

Tsunami kills hundreds in Indonesia In her letter, Singapore's President Halimah Yacob said: "On behalf of the people of Singapore, I extend my heartfelt sympathies to the families affected by the earthquakes and tsunami that struck Central Sulawesi". "The cut to telecommunications and darkness are hampering efforts to obtain information", he said. Over 350 others were injured, a disaster agency official said on Saturday aft... [Full Article...]

Senate panel receives new Kavanaugh allegations

Senate panel receives new Kavanaugh allegations However, the New Yorker was not able to corroborate this allegation with any of the named witnesses. Respondents were asked: "If the charge of sexual assault during a party in high school by Christine Blasey Ford against Brett Kavanaugh is true, do you think Brett Kavanaugh ..." Avenatti also represents Stormy Daniels , an adult film actress who alleges she was paid to keep a sexual re... [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham angrily accuses Democrats of aiming to 'destroy' Kavanaugh's life

Lindsey Graham angrily accuses Democrats of aiming to 'destroy' Kavanaugh's life Friday's committee hearing followed an impassioned hearing on Thursday with Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford . "While denying under oath all sexual misconduct allegations against him, Kavanaugh hammered Democratic senators for turning his confirmation process into a "national disgrace", accusing them of replacing "'advise and consent" with "search and destroy'", "totally and... [Full Article...]

Trump orders FBI investigation into Kavanaugh

Trump orders FBI investigation into Kavanaugh However, since Democrats do not plan to object to it going forward by voice vote, "there is likely to be little drama over the weekend". In the Republicans' rage, they seemed determined to ram the nomination through as fast as possible. I told it because I recognised in Dr Ford's story that she is telling the truth. Feinstein received the letter in late July from Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Bay Area De... [Full Article...]

Indonesia rocked by magnitude 7.5 quake

Indonesia rocked by magnitude 7.5 quake The quake hit central Sulawesi island at a shallow depth of some 10 km, the US Geological Survey said. "Many houses have collapsed", said an official with the local disaster agency, Akris. She did not explain how long the tsunami lasted. Numerous aftershocks after the initial, 7.5-magnitude quake were 5.0-magnitude or greater on the Richter scale, according to the agency. [Full Article...]

Women Confront Sen. Flake On Kavanaugh Support

Women Confront Sen. Flake On Kavanaugh Support A committee vote was set for 1:30 p.m. on whether to recommend Kavanaugh's confirmation to the full Senate. Flake was clearly uncomfortable during the exchange, looking at the ground and tried to avoid eye contact. Flake criticized President Trump for tweeting about Ford earlier this month, questioning her allegations. Ford testified that the nominee had sexually assaulted her more than ... [Full Article...]


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