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Second woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Ford will testify against Kavanaugh in an open hearing on Thursday, CNN reports . "I would think an F.B.I. investigation would be warranted", Ms. There are 21 members of the Senate Judiciary Committee - 11 conservative Republican men and 10 Democrats. She attended Yale with Justice Kavanaugh, where she studied sociology and psychology, the magazine said. [Full Article...]

ISIS media release video claiming to show Iran military parade attackers

ISIS media release video claiming to show Iran military parade attackers Thousands of people gathered Monday (Sep 24) morning in the south-western Iranian city of Ahvaz for the funeral of those killed during an attack on a military parade . Shia Iran is at odds with Western-allied Sunni Muslim Saudi Arabia for predominance in the Middle East. He adds: 'We will destroy them with a strong and guerrilla-style attack, inshallah (God willing)'. [Full Article...]

Maldives election: Solih hails new dawn after claiming election win

Maldives election: Solih hails new dawn after claiming election win Independent election watchdog Transparency Maldives tweeted that Solih has won "by a decisive margin". Joint presidential candidate for an opposition alliance - which includes the MDP, the Jumhooree Party and the Adhaalath Party. The European Union said on Friday that it was not sending election observers because the Maldives had failed to meet the basic conditions for monitoring. [Full Article...]

Brett Kavanaugh responds after 2nd woman accuses him of sexual misconduct

Brett Kavanaugh responds after 2nd woman accuses him of sexual misconduct For Kavanaugh to be confirmed, Republicans can only afford to lose the support of two GOP members, if all Democrats oppose the nomination. The timing suggests a coordinated ploy to sabotage a conservative jurist they oppose. Committee spokesman Taylor Foy said Keyser's name "came up" in its investigation. "It should be fully investigated", Senator Mazie Hirono, of Hawaii, told the magazine. [Full Article...]

Australian army called in to rescue stranded Golden Globe sailor

Australian army called in to rescue stranded Golden Globe sailor Tomy's 36-foot boat, Thuriya , was one of several hit by 80 miles per hour winds and 46-foot seas midway across the South Indian Ocean on Friday, 82 days into the race, organizers said . A French fishing vessel is also in the area, but could take several days to reach the scene. Rear Admiral Jonathan Dallas Mead, commander of the Australian fleet, has said it would take a few days to reach Tom... [Full Article...]

Republican Allies Warn Trump: Now's Not Time to Fire Rosenstein

Republican Allies Warn Trump: Now's Not Time to Fire Rosenstein Another official said that Rosenstein made the comments about taping Trump in jest. Rosenstein's alleged allusion to the 25th amendment of the US Constitution, which provides for removing a president if they are judged unfit for office, came just after Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey - invoking a memo written by Rosenstein. [Full Article...]

Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 209

Survivor found inside capsized Tanzania ferry; toll hits 209 Rescuers searched for survivors after the disaster on Lake Victoria in Tanzania , a few yards from the dock on Ukerewe - the lake's biggest island - on Thursday. It is thought the ship tipped when passengers moved over to one side. An official investigation will take place once rescue efforts to find survivors have ended. [Full Article...]

China considers lowering tariffs as its economy faces difficulties

China considers lowering tariffs as its economy faces difficulties China plans to reduce the average tariff rate on imports from most of its trading partners as soon as October, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. That tax will jump to 25 percent in 2019, Trump said . China's Finance Ministry said its tariff increases are aimed at curbing "trade friction" and the "unilateralism and protectionism of the United States". [Full Article...]

Colorado woman alleges sexual assault by SCOTUS nominee Kavanaugh

The statement from Ford's lawyers noted that she would still testify even though "important procedural and logistical issues remain unresolved" and expressed dissatisfaction that the committee does not plan to subpoena Mark Judge, who Ford said was in the room when Kavanaugh allegedly groped her and tried to remove her clothes during a party in their high school years. [Full Article...]

More possible victims of California doctor found

More possible victims of California doctor found The couple used their "good looks and charm" to disarm the victims, and traveled to festivals like Burning Man in Nevada and events in Palm Springs, California, Rackauckas said. The second defendant, being a female, is key. Attorneys for the pair say they are innocent. Arraignment for both is scheduled for October 25. "A woman purporting to be his girlfriend clearly played a significant role i... [Full Article...]

24 killed, dozens wounded in 'terrorist' attack in Iran

24 killed, dozens wounded in 'terrorist' attack in Iran Iranian ethnic Arab group Ahvaz National Resistance and Daesh both claimed responsibility for the rare assault in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, but Iranian officials are blaming "a foreign regime" backed by the United States. military allies. Iran will be scrambling to determine the motives for the Saturday's high-profile attack as it faces growing US pressure. The United States condemned ... [Full Article...]

Britain's Labour to vote on keeping second Brexit referendum on table

Britain's Labour to vote on keeping second Brexit referendum on table However, the exact wording of the motion to be voted on by party members will only be confirmed tomorrow,
with more than 100 constituency submissions being compiled into a text for debate last night. Former foreign secretary David Miliband said it was an "absolute dereliction of duty" for Labour not to say that the deal obtained by the Prime Minister must be put to the people. [Full Article...]

Another woman accuses Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct

Another woman accuses Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling for an "immediate postponement" of proceedings related to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in wake of the new allegation of sexual misconduct reported Sunday night by The New Yorker . [Full Article...]

NC Woman Face Charges For Sheltering Pets in Unregistered Shelter During Florence

NC Woman Face Charges For Sheltering Pets in Unregistered Shelter During Florence Law enforcement, however, saw her effort to keep the animals dry and safe as a violation of the law . She has been charged with practicing veterinary medicine without a license while the pets were in her care. "We were trying to help abandoned animals", Hedges said. She's in the process of converting a warehouse space along Route 581 into a shelter. Animal services turned the case over to the... [Full Article...]

Anti-government group claims deadly attack on military parade in Iran

Anti-government group claims deadly attack on military parade in Iran On the same day Arab separatists killed at least 25 people in an attack targeting a military parade in southwestern Iran, President Donald Trump's lawyer mounted a stage in NY to declare that the government would be toppled. The UAE did not immediately acknowledge the summons. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani vowed earlier on Saturday to boost his country's ballistic missile capabilities des... [Full Article...]

Ted Cruz Attacks Beto O'Rourke for Denouncing Police Murder

Ted Cruz Attacks Beto O'Rourke for Denouncing Police Murder It was moderated by NBC 5 political reporter Julie Fine and Dallas Morning News political writer Gromer Jeffers. He noted that O'Rourke has expressed an openness toward abolishing the U.S. Such work would prove hard, Mr. Cruz said, given Mr. O'Rourke "has never talked to the president and wants to vote for impeachment". "The children of Texas deserve action", O'Rourke said. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh accuser to testify Thursday in Senate: lawyers

Kavanaugh accuser to testify Thursday in Senate: lawyers The Senate Judiciary Committee confirmed that the next Kavanaugh nomination hearing has been rescheduled to Thursday at 10am (2pm Irish time ). Christine Blasey Ford's attorney, Debra Katz (shown above left; Ford is at far right), just handed her what looks like an insurmountable credibility problem. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh accuser to tell her side to Senate

Kavanaugh accuser to tell her side to Senate Republicans have strongly objected to calling other witnesses, frequently noting in public statements that a hearing is not a formal court proceeding. Some "procedural and logistical" questions have yet to be resolved, including whether Ford will face questions from attorneys on the committee staff or senators themselves, Ford's lawyers said. [Full Article...]

Iran Blames US, Saudi Arabia & Israel for Deadly Attack on Military Parade

Iran Blames US, Saudi Arabia & Israel for Deadly Attack on Military Parade Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has criticised the U.S. following a deadly attack on a military parade . Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had earlier blamed regional countries and their "U.S. - December 15, 2010: Jundallah claims a suicide attack against Shiites celebrating Ashura in Chabahar in southeastern Iran . But while violence and bomb attacks are not uncommon on bot... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Kirk Forms in Atlantic: NHC

Tropical Storm Kirk Forms in Atlantic: NHC ORIGINAL STORY: Tropical Storm Kirk continues to move west through the Atlantic, and forecasters continue to predict it may be in the Caribbean by Thursday morning. The depression is moving toward the northwest near 6 miles per hour (9 km/h). This system, if it were to develop would not be named Florence, and instead take the next name on the list. [Full Article...]


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