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Quake, tsunami kills at least 48 in Indonesia, hundreds missing

Quake, tsunami kills at least 48 in Indonesia, hundreds missing Almost 400 people were killed when a powerful quake sent a tsunami barrelling into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi , officials said Saturday, as hospitals struggled to cope with hundreds of injured and rescuers scrambled to reach the stricken region. [Full Article...]

Committee 'Votes YES' on Kavanaugh, Flake Calls for 'One Week' FBI Probe

Committee 'Votes YES' on Kavanaugh, Flake Calls for 'One Week' FBI Probe Before Senator Jeff Flake shocked the world by requesting an FBI investigation into sexual assault claims made by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Friday, the Arizona Republican was confronted in an elevator by two protestors who attempted to convince him to call for the probe. [Full Article...]

Trump performs his best material, but fails on Kavanaugh

Trump performs his best material, but fails on Kavanaugh Both parties have made electoral politics secondary because they know that history will weigh heavily in the coming days. "You're right to be angry", said Sen. The third woman to come forward, Julie Swetnick , said she saw Kavanaugh engage in sexually abusive behavior as a teenager and claimed she had been drugged and gang-raped at a party he attended in approximately 1982. [Full Article...]

Powerful quake rocks central Sulawesi in Indonesia

Powerful quake rocks central Sulawesi in Indonesia The Associated Press reported that at least one person was confirmed dead in the quake and ensuing tsunami. He said the agency was still collecting information and would release it after confirming its accuracy. Lisa Soba Palloan, a resident of Toraja, around 175 km south of Palu, said locals felt several quakes on September 28. "People are encouraged to remain vigilant", Sutopo said. [Full Article...]

Third woman makes sexual misconduct allegations about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Third woman makes sexual misconduct allegations about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh The legal team for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh submitted pages from the detailed calendar he kept in the summer of 1982 to the Senate Judiciary Committee, ahead of the hearing to address allegations of sexual assault against him. [Full Article...]

Military plane crashes in near SC coast

Military plane crashes in near SC coast A military pilot has ejected safely after a a plane crash in Beaufort County, South Carolina, according to authorities there. The US military has suffered its first crash of an F-35 aircraft in the 17-year history of the high-profile fighter jet programme. [Full Article...]

Republicans Advance Kavanaugh Nomination in Party-Line Vote

Republicans Advance Kavanaugh Nomination in Party-Line Vote Returning from the hidden arm-twisting effort, Flake told the committee that he would vote to move the nomination to the full Senate but was asking Republican leaders to delay a full Senate vote until the FBI investigates -- with a one-week deadline - sexual harassment accusations made against Kavanaugh. [Full Article...]

Senate Judiciary Committee advances Kavanaugh -- with a catch

The outcome of the Flake-Coons deal was that Kavanaugh's path to Senate confirmation for a lifetime appointment to the nation's highest court will, at minimum, be delayed for a week as the Federal Bureau of Investigation looks into the accusations made against him. [Full Article...]

Flake Explains Why He Sought A Delay In The Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote

Reiterating his support for Mr Kavanaugh, Mr Trump said: "I think it will work out very well for the country". On Friday, after Flake's announcement that he would not feel comfortable with a floor vote until an FBI investigation had been conducted, Trump claimed that he, too, found the testimony of Kavanaugh's accuser, professor Christine Blasey Ford , moving. [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Kavanaugh But Says He'll Watch Testimony Thursday

Trump Defends Kavanaugh But Says He'll Watch Testimony Thursday Eyeing the Kavanaugh nomination fight through the prism of his own experiences with sexual assault allegations, Trump asked: "Who is going to want to go before the system to be a Supreme Court judge or to be a judge, or to be even a politician?" He said that he was looking forward to the accuser and Kavanaugh testifying during Thursday's Senate hearing. [Full Article...]

Republicans sideline veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford

Republicans sideline veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford Senate Republicans are bringing Mitchell to handle questioning about allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at Thursday, Sept. Read original story Who Is Rachel Mitchell? Even Mitchell herself admitted as much at the very end of her meandering and inconsequential cross-examination of Dr. [Full Article...]

Indonesia Says Sulawesi Quake Caused Tsunami

Indonesia Says Sulawesi Quake Caused Tsunami An earlier quake of 6.1 magnitude in central Sulawesi also killed several people, injured ten and damaged dozens of homes, reports the Guardian . The US Geological Survey said the strongest of two major quakes had a magnitudeof 7.5 and was centred at a depth of 10km about 56km northeast of the central Sulawesi town of Donggala. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh: Who are Supreme Court nominee's accusers?

Brett Kavanaugh: Who are Supreme Court nominee's accusers? The Kavanaugh nomination has turned into a political firestorm ahead of congressional elections in November and is threatening to derail President Trump's push to get a conservative-minded majority on the top court ahead of the vote. She said he put his hand over her mouth to muffle her screams. Judge Kavanaugh is thought to have denied the allegations contained in the letter. "Sometimes I... [Full Article...]

Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona calls Kavanaugh decision 'a tough call'

Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona calls Kavanaugh decision 'a tough call' Manchin was among a handful of Democrats from red and purple states that Kavanaugh supporters were targeting as possible votes. It was unclear whether President Donald Trump backed the new timeline, cobbled together in private negotiations Friday. [Full Article...]

Danish Capital is Cut Off Due to 'Major' Police Operation

Danish Capital is Cut Off Due to 'Major' Police Operation Police sources told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that the vehicle is wanted in connection with a kidnapping. Police also closed a number of other bridge connections in Denmark, including the Great Belt Fixed Link (Storbæltsbroen) between the islands of Funen and Zealand. [Full Article...]

Manchin Supports Vote Delay For FBI Probe Of Kavanaugh Accusations

Manchin Supports Vote Delay For FBI Probe Of Kavanaugh Accusations Cmte rules normally require 3 days notice so we're following regular order", Grassley, an Iowa Republican, said . By all appearances, Senate Republicans are about as interested in concerns from the ABA - the "gold standard", according to Lindsey Graham - as they are in Kavanaugh's accusers. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are A 'Big Fat Con'

Trump Says Allegations Against Kavanaugh Are A 'Big Fat Con' Sanders also appeared in an interview on Fox News and blamed Democrats for how they've handled Kavanaugh's confirmation process. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reiterated that the chamber will hold a vote on confirming Kavanaugh to a lifetime post on the top US court in the aftermath of a Judiciary Committee hearing set for Thursday in which Kavanaugh and a woman who has accused him of s... [Full Article...]

Flake confronted by 2 female protesters over Kavanaugh vote

Flake confronted by 2 female protesters over Kavanaugh vote Swetnick, represented by Michael Avenatti who fought for porn actress Stormy Daniels, said in a statement which was submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee that Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge were present at a party where she was drugged and "gang raped". [Full Article...]

Indonesia rocked by magnitude 7.5 quake

Indonesia rocked by magnitude 7.5 quake POWERFUL earthquakes jolted the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, damaging houses and killing at least one person. The area was hit earlier Friday by a magnitude 6.1 quake that based on preliminary information killed one person, injured 10 and damaged dozens of houses. [Full Article...]

Alan Dershowitz Urges Delay Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote For FBI Probe

Alan Dershowitz Urges Delay Of Kavanaugh Confirmation Vote For FBI Probe She alleged that Kavanaugh and others while in high school spiked the drinks of girls at parties with intoxicants to make it easier for them to be gang raped. ".@LindseyGrahamSC has more decency and courage than every Democrat member of the committee combined". During Kavanaugh's testimony, Republican senators sidelined Mitchell and asked their own questions. [Full Article...]


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