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Kavanaugh accuser says she is willing to testify before Senate

Ford is speaking publicly about her allegations against Kavanaugh for the first time, according to a Washington Post investigation published Sunday afternoon. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh glances at reporters during a meeting with Sen. In the interview, Ford says she never revealed what had happened to her until 2012, when she and her husband sought couples therapy. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks about alleged sexual misconduct

Brett Kavanaugh accuser speaks about alleged sexual misconduct The woman, Christine Blasey Ford , agreed to go public with her story to The Washington Post , after calling the publication's tip line earlier this summer. "Every Democrat and every Republican voted for him", she said. Key will be the views of Collins and Sen. The White House called Ford's then-anonymous letter an "11th hour delay" attempt by Democrats. [Full Article...]

Jeff Flake: Kavanaugh Accuser 'Must Be Heard'

But even supposing that Hill was telling the truth-which I do not-the most you could say, as Judiciary Committee member Orrin Hatch commented, is that Thomas talked dirty to her. "Kavanaugh was on top of me while laughing with (another teen, name redacted), who periodically jumped onto Kavanaugh". Mr Judge denied that the incident happened. [Full Article...]

Hong Kong hit by typhoon as 40 reported dead in Philippines

Hong Kong hit by typhoon as 40 reported dead in Philippines There were no reported deaths in Hong Kong , a city well prepared for tropical cyclones. At the moment, Mangkhut is positioned 62 miles west of Hong Kong, but high winds are still able to make a full impact. The typhoon, the strongest to hit the Philippines so far this year, also triggered floods and knocked out electricity in seven provinces, affecting more than 4 million people. [Full Article...]

Koreas open 1st liaison office for better communication

Koreas open 1st liaison office for better communication One reason the president is still optimistic about nuclear disarmament in the Korean Peninsula, reports Glasser, is that Kim keeps sending Trump letters that shower him with flattery and praise. Meanwhile, the two Koreas kicked off working-level talks at the truce village of Panmunjom Friday morning to discuss protocol, security, communications, and media coverage of next week's summit. [Full Article...]

Democrats Calls To Delay Kavanaugh Vote After His Accuser Goes Public

She reached out to the Post in early July, before Kavanaugh's nomination was even announced , and later that month described her allegation in a confidential letter to her congresswoman. Feinstein has not shared details about the letter beyond her statement Thursday, and before this week, no other senators on the Judiciary Committee had been permitted to see it, according to reports. [Full Article...]

Teenager killed in MA gas blasts

Teenager killed in MA gas blasts Thousands of residents were forced to evacuate. "We will be looking at their record keeping, their procedural compliance, their procedures, their training, the oversight of their contractors", Sumwalt said, adding that he expects his agency expects to remain in the area through the week, if not longer. [Full Article...]

Palestinian teen dies from wounds in Gaza unrest READ MORE

Palestinian teen dies from wounds in Gaza unrest READ MORE Another Palestinian, 28-year-old Hashem Hassan, said he saw Abdel-Al being shot 70 metres from the fence: "He threw a few stones, which flew just a few yards". It says its actions are necessary to defend the border. Fuld, a 45-year-old father of four and passionate pro-Israel activist was murdered by a 17-year-old Palestinian terrorist, while shopping for groceries outside the Rami Levy supermar... [Full Article...]

FEMA Chief Under Probe for Using Official Cars

FEMA Chief Under Probe for Using Official Cars The actions by Long, the US government's lead disaster official as the country braces for Hurricane Florence , have been called into question by the inspector general over whether taxpayers have inappropriately footed the bill for his travel, an issue that has tripped up a number of current and former top Trump administration officials. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh accuser speaks to newspaper on record

Kavanaugh accuser speaks to newspaper on record She says she tried to scream and Kavanaugh covered her mouth with his hand. "I thought he might inadvertently kill me", Christine Blasey Ford , 51, told The Washington Post in a report published online Sunday . Dick Durbin of IL, the No 2 Democrat in the Senate, called on Saturday for the committee vote to be delayed, tweeting: "The American people deserve to know who Judge Kavanaugh is, but R... [Full Article...]

Storm Helene to trigger MINI-HEATWAVE amid threatening gales — BBC Weather forecast

Storm Helene to trigger MINI-HEATWAVE amid threatening gales — BBC Weather forecast Tuesday night will be wet again with another spell of rain approaching, with lowest temperatures of 9 or 10 degrees. The Met Office issued a yellow warning for winds to remain in place between Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning for northeast England, northwest England, Northern Ireland, South West Scotland and the Lothian Borders, Strathclyde, Wales and Yorkshire&Humber. [Full Article...]

Israel 'strikes weapons depot meant for Iran or Hezbollah near Damascus airport'

Israel 'strikes weapons depot meant for Iran or Hezbollah near Damascus airport' AFP's correspondent in Damascus heard a loud blast late Saturday, followed by several smaller explosions. A spokesperson for the Israel Defense Forces said Israel does not comment on foreign reports. Israel has vowed to prevent its arch-foe Iran, which is a main backer of Syria's government, from gaining a foothold in neighboring war-torn Syria. [Full Article...]

MA officials briefing on gas explosion latest

MA officials briefing on gas explosion latest A technician who punctured a gas line was to blame for this 2012 blast in Springfield that destroyed a nightclub and damaged almost a dozen other buildings and injured 17 people. He died at a hospital, authorities said. At least 25 people were treated for injuries. Government records reveal at least three other serious explosions in Massachusetts, West Virginia and OH that are all linked to Co... [Full Article...]

Still risky Florence weakens from hurricane to tropical storm: forecasters

Still risky Florence weakens from hurricane to tropical storm: forecasters Jeff Byard, associate administrator for response and recovery at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), had hours earlier warned that "24 to 36 hours remain for significant threats" from heavy rain, storm surge and flooding. Isaac is forecast to gradually weaken over the next few days, and could degenerate into a tropical wave during that time. This week marks the midway point of the... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Florence: What storm surge could look like on East Coast

Hurricane Florence: What storm surge could look like on East Coast Millions of people were expected to lose power from the storm and restoration could take weeks. In other words, this hurricane will basically stall - pounding the same parts of the Carolinas over and over again. Hurricane Florence is being seen as a monster of a storm zeroing in on the Southeastern coast with more than 10 million people in its potentially devastating sights. [Full Article...]

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge breaks marathon world record

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge breaks marathon world record Kipchoge ran at the front from the very first metre, and despite some turbulent times in the first third of the race when his pacers faltered, stormed home to take another win and lower the world record by a remarkable 78 seconds. Gladys Cherono won the women's race in 2:18:11, a women's record for the Berlin Marathon. And on a pleasant autumn day in Berlin the 33-year-old lived up to that ... [Full Article...]

Zainab Ahmed takes over Finance Ministry after Adeosun’s exit

Zainab Ahmed takes over Finance Ministry after Adeosun’s exit She holds a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria in Kaduna, where she was born, and an MBA from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State. "This has come as a shock to me and I believe that in line with this administration's focus on integrity, I must do the honourable thing and resign", said Adeosun, appointed by Buhari in 2015. [Full Article...]

Botham Jean’s Mother Demands Justice And Calls Out ‘The Devil,’ Amber Guyger

Botham Jean’s Mother Demands Justice And Calls Out ‘The Devil,’ Amber Guyger Shortly after the news station was eviscerated on Twitter by people on both sides of the aisle, they changed their headline. As of now, Guyger has been charged with manslaughter and released on bail, although she could reportedly face more serious charges. [Full Article...]

Man dies from injuries suffered in shark attack off Cape Cod

Man dies from injuries suffered in shark attack off Cape Cod Michael Hurley said a man in his mid-20s was pronounced dead from his injuries following the attack at Newcomb Hollow Beach, the AP reported . Forget yesterday's news. "I saw a worst nightmare unfold here", Booth said. He's now recovering in a Boston hospital. However, shark sightings around the Cape have reportedly been more frequent this year, leading to several beach closings. [Full Article...]

Flood waters rise as Florence pummels Carolinas; at least 8 dead

Flood waters rise as Florence pummels Carolinas; at least 8 dead Florence pounded away at the coast with torrential downpours and surging seas, rescue crews used boats to reach more than 360 people besieged by rising waters in New Bern , while many of their neighbours awaited help. -Intensity: Florence came ashore with top winds of 90 miles per hour (145 kph), below the 111 miles per hour (178 kph) threshold for a "major" hurricane but still extremely unsaf... [Full Article...]


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