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Brett Kavanaugh got into a college bar fight after seeing UB40

Brett Kavanaugh got into a college bar fight after seeing UB40 It reportedly happened after a UB40 concert when he and his friends went to Demery's and spotted someone who resembled Ali Campbell, the lead singer of the reggae group. Dudley denied the accusation, according to the report. Kavanaugh, according to the police report, refused to say whether he threw ice or not. The most senior Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Dianne Feinstein, has se... [Full Article...]

Quake and tsunami in Indonesia gulp down hundreds of lives

Quake and tsunami in Indonesia gulp down hundreds of lives The death toll from the 7.5-magnitude natural disaster and 5-feet high tsunami that hit the provincial capital of Palu and the neighboring city of Donggala in Indonesia leaped to 832 Sunday. "The casualties will keep increasing", said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho. Around midday, teams of workers, their mouths covered by masks, carried 18 bodies to the trench as a b... [Full Article...]

Flake vows to vote ‘no’ if Supreme Court nominee lied

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), who has not yet said whether she will support Kavanaugh's nomination, also told NBC News on Monday that she was consulted about the White House authorizing the expanded FBI approach to the investigation. said. Senator Dianne Feinstein , the panel's top Democrat , wrote to White House counsel Donald McGahn and FBI Director Christopher Wray and asked that the ... [Full Article...]

President Trump announces new trade deal with Mexico, Canada

Lighthizer, the presidents top negotiator. "To me, it's the most important word in trade". It's all worked out. "You know when it ended?" "The agreement-in-principle we reached today is good for Canada , good for Canadian businesses, and most importantly, good for Canadian workers and their families". [Full Article...]

North Korea says war's end can't be bargaining chip for denuclearization: KCNA

North Korea says war's end can't be bargaining chip for denuclearization: KCNA In Monday's statement , the South Korean defense ministry said it aims to establish an inter-Korean road within the joint remains recovery site within the year. In the case of Arrow Head Hill, they aim to remove the mines by the end of November. The two Koreas are set to conduct the joint excavation project in the Cheorwon area from April 1 to October 31, 2019. [Full Article...]

White House Gives FBI More Freedom in Kavanaugh Probe

White House Gives FBI More Freedom in Kavanaugh Probe Asked if the F.B.I. should question Judge Kavanaugh, Mr. Trump said, "I think so". Lindsey Graham , a Republican from SC, said Sunday that testimony would be taken from Ramirez and Kavanaugh's high school friend Mark Judge, who has been named by two of three women who have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. [Full Article...]

Mass burial planned for Indonesia quake victims as death toll reaches 832

Mass burial planned for Indonesia quake victims as death toll reaches 832 Donggala, north of Palu and home to around 300,000 people, was near the quake's epicentre but has been cut off since the disaster happened. President Joko Widodo has opened the door to dozens of worldwide aid groups and NGOs to help reach remote areas that still have not been reached since the twin disasters. [Full Article...]

Iraq regrets United States decision to close consulate in Basra

Iraq regrets United States decision to close consulate in Basra US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, was responding to warnings of impending strikes on the US Consulate in Baghdad. Mr. Pompeo also warned Iran in messages sent through diplomatic channels that the threats are unacceptable, the senior administration official said, while underscoring that the US had nothing to do with a deadly attack last weekend on an Iranian military parade in the southw... [Full Article...]

Trump turns nomination fight into polls rallying cry

Trump turns nomination fight into polls rallying cry Last Friday, Mr Trump ordered a one-week delay in a vote on Mr Kavanaugh so that the FBI could investigate the sexual misconduct claims. "You never do." (He apparently thought she said, "I'm not thinking, Mr. Inside the White House, strategists view it differently. The Senate judiciary committee agreed last week to investigate claims made by Christine Blasey Ford before the full chamber votes... [Full Article...]

Shark Attacks 13-Year-Old Boy Near San Diego

Shark Attacks 13-Year-Old Boy Near San Diego Larry Giles says the 13-year-old boy suffered traumatic injuries, but he describes it as a nonfatal attack. Chad Hammel told Fox 5 San Diego : 'I realized that he was yelling, "I got bit!" So, we throw him up on there. Hammel was on his kayak when he heard loud screaming. Hammel paddled the victim to shore with the help of an off-duty lifeguard that pulled the vessel while swimming. [Full Article...]

John Oliver Deconstructs Brett Kavanaugh Hearing: ‘Straight Out of the Gate Weird’

John Oliver Deconstructs Brett Kavanaugh Hearing: ‘Straight Out of the Gate Weird’ Judge Kavanaugh responds to the Devil's Triangle yearbook entry. "Throughout this process, I've been interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, I've done a number of "background" calls directly with the Senate, and yesterday, I answered questions under oath about every topic the Senators and their counsel asked me", Kavanaugh said . [Full Article...]

Quake measuring magnitude-7.5 strikes off Indonesia

Quake measuring magnitude-7.5 strikes off Indonesia A spokesman for Indonesia's geophysics agency says a powerful Sulawesi quake caused a tsunami, apparently after the agency lifted a tsunami warning. On Saturday, authorities were still having difficulties co-ordinating rescue efforts without power and communications as the area was rocked by aftershocks. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court starts new term as Kavanaugh, lawmakers await Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry

Sen. Amy Klobuchar , D-Minn., said Sunday, "I'm very concerned about this, because the White House should not be allowed to micromanage an FBI investigation ". But he also wants the FBI to investigate the charges from Christine Blasey Ford and as many as two other accusers. He has also been accused of varying degrees of sexual misconduct from two other women. [Full Article...]

Lindsey Graham Vows "Full-Scale Investigation" Into Democrats' Handling Of Christine Ford's Allegations

Lindsey Graham Vows Graham: I do to her, only to her. Kirsten Gillibrand of NY called the hearing fundamentally "unfair" to Christine Blasey Ford , a California professor who says Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were in high school. Asked before the hearing whether Kavanaugh deserved a presumption of innocence, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., said, "There's no presumption of innocence o... [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh busted lying about even whether he watched Blasey Ford’s testimony

Brett Kavanaugh busted lying about even whether he watched Blasey Ford’s testimony In the committee's packed hearing room for hour upon hour Thursday, both Kavanaugh and Ford said the alleged assault and the storm of controversy that has erupted 36 years later had altered their lives forever and for the worse - perhaps the only thing they agreed on during their separate testimony marked by a stark contrast of tone and substance. [Full Article...]

Indonesia tsunami: Dozens killed after giant wave crashes into Palu region

Indonesia tsunami: Dozens killed after giant wave crashes into Palu region Stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water as looting spread in Palu . The death toll is only for Palu as officials have not received any information from Donggala. "This was a terrifying double disaster", said Jan Gelfand, a Jakarta-based official at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation probe ordered, Donnelly announces vote against Kavanaugh — IN Focus

Federal Bureau of Investigation probe ordered, Donnelly announces vote against Kavanaugh — IN Focus Ramirez came forward with her allegation in The New Yorker , telling the magazine that Kavanaugh exposed himself to her at dormitory party while the two were undergraduate students at Yale. The American Bar Association late Thursday called on the Judiciary committee and the full Senate to delay the vote until the Federal Bureau of Investigation has time to do a full background check on the clai... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Rosa weakening, expected to become tropical storm - U.S. NHC

Hurricane Rosa weakening, expected to become tropical storm - U.S. NHC Two inches to 4 inches could drop in the Mogollon Rim of Arizona and the rest of the desert Southwest, central Rockies and Great Basin could receive 1 inch to 2 inches. It was heading north-northeast at 19km/h. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for southeastern California, Nevada and northwest Arizona starting Monday afternoon through Tuesday night. [Full Article...]

Klobuchar says Trump administration can not limit scope of FBI's Kavanaugh investigation

Klobuchar says Trump administration can not limit scope of FBI's Kavanaugh investigation NBC News reported on Saturday that the White House had constrained the FBI investigation by limiting its parameters. Ramirez, a former Yale University classmate of Kavanaugh's , said the judge exposed himself to her at a 1983 party while she and friends were playing a drinking game. [Full Article...]

Pinoys safe after plane crash-landed in Micronesia - DFA

Pinoys safe after plane crash-landed in Micronesia - DFA It's not clear if the man was seen after the crash or got missed in the head count but the Saturday statement said the airline was working with local police, medical authorities and investigators to find him. Jaynes said people on the plane were in water up to their waists and used the emergency exit to escape. "They just jumped in their boats and started helping". [Full Article...]


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