Kavanaugh will not be the first to testify as requested by Ford's attorneys; he will appear after Ford testifies. A person familiar with the call said Ford could not testify until next Thursday. Later Wednesday, Grassley wrote to the senior Democrat on the committee, Dianne Feinstein, requesting she provide an unredacted copy of the letter Ford sent her in July about the assault allegation, saying he must review it before Monday's hearing.
But the exact wording of the motion to be put to a vote at the party's conference on Tuesday states only that "if we can not get a general election, Labour must support all options remaining on the table, including campaigning for a public vote".
The country's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said "regional terror sponsors" were responsible for the attack , adding he held "their U.S. masters accountable ". The Guard responded to the attack on Sunday, warning it would seek "deadly and unforgiving revenge in the near future". President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Saturday said that USA sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain that could lead to a "successful revolution", contrasting with ...
Ramirez's call for an investigation came despite her admission to the New Yorker that there are gaps in her memory of the incident, and that she expects her memories to be questioned as she had been drinking. The magazine said it had not found eyewitnesses to confirm that Mr Kavanaugh was at the party, though one former classmate remembered hearing about the incident from another, and independently corroborated numerous details offered by Ms Ramirez.
Earlier, the Trump administration said it needs to confront China over its trading practices to defend US long-term interests even as the escalation risks causing pain for American consumers. buys from China. China canceled trade talks with the US and will no longer send Vice-Premier Liu He to Washington next week, the Wall Street Journal reported , without saying where it got the information.
The alleged incident apparently transpired in the 1983-1984 school year at a party, at which Kavanaugh and Ramirez were reportedly playing a drinking game, when Kavanaugh allegedly exposed himself to her . In the case of Judge Kavanaugh, an obviously thin, groundless accusation with no proof whatsoever seems all that's needed to destroy an exemplary man's character and reputation.
Even before the elections on Sunday, Mr. Yameen had been accused of rigging them, forcing employees of state-owned companies to vote for his party, stacking the election commission with loyalists, locking up opposition leaders and canceling voter registrations.
Amid the latest fears of a high-level "bureaucratic coup", Mr. Trump is vowing to weed out the "lingering stench" of hostility toward him that he says exists inside the Justice Department . Trump also criticized Sessions' handling of immigration, saying he was "disappointed" with the attorney general for "many reasons". Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said Rosenstein should get a chance to explain his side of what happened after a review of evidence, including memos ...
China said Tuesday that it will hit back against President Donald Trump with retaliatory duties of five or 10 percent against another $60 billion worth of American products. CNN quoted China's state council saying that the new tariffs would be imposed at rates of 5 per cent or 10 per cent, depending upon the product from the same date.
In a statement provided by the White House, Kavanaugh said the event "did not happen" and that the allegation was "a smear, plain and simple". White House spokeswoman Kerri Kupec called the new allegation part of a "coordinated smear campaign by the Democrats created to tear down a good man".
Robicheaux and Riley, 31, of Brea, are charged with rape by use of drugs, oral copulation by a controlled substance, assault with the intent to commit a sex offense and possession of a controlled substance for sale. Grant William Robicheaux is shown in footage from the Bravo reality TV show he appeared on. Rackauckas has said the two alleged victims in the current case met the pair socially in 2016 on different occasions in Newport Beach, became intoxicated and ended up at Robicheaux's ...
Two pallets of bananas were donated to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ), a statement from the department said. The department says they were already ripe - and according to USA Today , they were never claimed at the port. The cocaine found in the shipment of bananas. Customs officials were called to the scene with authorities saying that 540 packages of cocaine were found within 45 boxes of bananas.
The lawyers added that " they still wanted to negotiate the terms of her appearance ". The tentative accord could close days of brinkmanship over whether Ford would testify. Kavanaugh's confirmation would solidify conservative control of the Supreme Court and advance Trump's goal of moving the high court and the broader federal judiciary to the right.
Hedges said some people had trouble getting in contact with the shelter to make arrangements while others didn't want to take their animals there. She told the publication that an elderly couple had left 18 animals with her, some of which were sick or injured.
Vice President Mike Pence calls Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "a man of integrity with impeccable credentials". Here's what we know so far . Especially important: White evangelical Christians in large numbers were able to use Trump's promise to name judges friendly to their viewpoint as a rationale for playing down all the ways in which the now-president (to be charitable) fell short of their moral standards .
An Iranian military spokesman rejected the notion that ISIS was behind the attack and said the gunmen were trained by two Gulf Arab states and had ties to the United States and Israel . and thinks it can act based on brute force", said Mr Rouhani , whose country is in the grips of a desperate economic situation brought on by sweeping USA sanctions.
The owner, Charlotte Gill, put a test lobster in a box with a few inches of water before marijuana smoke was blown into the box, WMTW-TV reported. Gill says she has devised a way to treat lobster with marijuana smoke before cooking them, in order to make the process of storing and then killing the crustaceans more humane.
President Trump torched Democrats, claiming they're anti-ICE and anti-law enforcement. You could also say when did this all happen, what is going on? Heller's last re-election, in 2012, was razor-thin. But Heller has always been one of President Donald Trump's most enthusiastic cheerleaders for a far-right reshaping of the judiciary. He's painted his opponent as someone who sought a promotion after only six months in the House.
Labour's national executive committee has voted to make it easier for sitting MPs to be deselected ahead of the party's conference in Liverpool. In a departure for Corbyn, the move would mean his MPs and hard-line Brexiteer Tories would vote together against Mrs May's Chequers plan.
Environment Canada now says the Ottawa area was hit by two tornadoes late Friday afternoon, not just one. "And I'd like to thank Minister Greg Rickford and his entire team who are working to support the crews on the ground to restore power to the area as soon as possible".
Ahvaz has been the subject of several attacks by separatist groups over the past 10 years. Khamenei ordered security forces to bring to justice the "criminals" behind one of the worst attacks ever against the Revolutionary Guards, who answer to him.
According to a recent filing in the ongoing custody battle between former Trump campaign staffers Jason Miller and A.J. Delgado, Miller in 2012 secretly spiked a woman's drink with an abortion pill after learning she was pregnant following their affair .
Up until now, I've avoided any direct accusation of mendacity on the part of Christine Blasey Ford , though the incredibly convenient timing of the release of this information made it tempting. "It's not surprising that Ms. Keyser has no recollection of the evening as they did not discuss it". The White House views Ford's potential testimony with trepidation, nervous that an emotional performance might not just damage Kavanaugh's chances but could further energize female voters to turn out ...
A Palestinian was killed Friday by israeli fire during new clashes along the border between the Gaza strip and Israel , said the ministry of Health of Gaza . 300 Palestinians were injured due to various causes, including some 50 who were maimed by live ammunition, four of them in critical condition, the health ministry said.
He was representing India in the Golden Globe Race 2018 (GGR) on an indigenously-built sailing vessel 'S V Thuriya '. The crew had meant to make radio contact with him early Sunday, but the batteries on Tomy's communication devices have since died, organizers said in a Facebook post .
Corbyn and Labour are facing calls to back a second referendum, or " People's Vote ", regarding Brexit, with Merseyside voting against leaving the EU. Deputy leader Tom Watson was even firmer. "Obviously I'm bound by the democracy of our party". Ms Butler's remarks were "far from what we should be standing for as a party", one Labour MP told the Press Association.
Trump ended a week of constraint and sarcastically assailed Ford on Friday, tweeting that if the episode was "as bad as she says", she or "her loving parents" surely would have reported it to law enforcement. Through her lawyers she continues to refuse to testify, calling attempts to hear her side of the story under oath "bullying", and drawing out negotiations.
If any survivor of sexual assault would like to add to this, please do so in the replies. This summer, when it looked like Kavanaugh was on the short-list for the SCOTUS nomination, Ford reached out to her congresswoman, who sent a letter to California Congresswoman Dianne Feinstein that describe her experience.
The Defence Ministry said the United States had no right to interfere in Chinese military cooperation with Russian Federation. While the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, Geng Shuang on Friday expressed outrage and asked Washington to revoke the decision or face consequences, China's military today expressed indignation over the move.
Texas GOP Senator Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke, locked in a fierce contest that has become one of the most watched in the United States this midterm cycle, will face off Friday night in a debate at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.