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World GOP Rep. Says Brett Kavanaugh Allegations Amount To 'Character Assassination'
Author: 0 GOP Rep. Says Brett Kavanaugh Allegations Amount To 'Character Assassination'

Based on Debra Katz's request for more time to discuss specifics, it does not appear that they will actually testify under the proposed plan by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Ford told the Post she went public with her claims because she felt her "civic responsibility" was "outweighing my anguish and terror about retaliation" after the basic outlines of the story emerged in the media.

World Graham: 'I'm Not Going To Ruin Judge Kavanaugh's Life Over This'
Author: 0 Graham: 'I'm Not Going To Ruin Judge Kavanaugh's Life Over This'

Republican committee staff and Ford's lawyers had reached a stalemate in negotiations over the details of the testimony. Since she publicly identified herself as the accuser last weekend, her lawyers have been embroiled in intense back-and-forth negotiations to set a hearing that Blasey would be comfortable with.

World Iran summons UK, Dutch and Danish envoys over attack on military parade
Author: 0 Iran summons UK, Dutch and Danish envoys over attack on military parade

Iran denies the accusations and calls for regional states to guarantee the oil-producing region's security without the interference of the United States and other Western powers. - December 15, 2010: Jundallah claims a suicide attack against Shiites celebrating Ashura in Chabahar in southeastern Iran . It was the deadliest such attack in Iran in almost a decade.

World Tropical Storm Kirk forms off African coast
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Satellite imagery indicates that a non-tropical low pressure system is forming along a frontal boundary about 900 miles west-southwest of the Azores. This alert is provided by Tropical Storm Risk (TSR ). Subtropical Storm Leslie is not expected to be a threat to land. It had winds of 40 miles per hour with stronger gusts. This disturbance is moving very slow toward the northwest, 3 miles per hour.

World Trade War With China Could Cost Auto Industry Billions
Author: 0 Trade War With China Could Cost Auto Industry Billions

China swiftly announced that it would impose tariffs on $60 billion of US exports. "China will never go down the road of relying on yuan depreciation to stimulate exports". This trend has weighed heavily on their economies. But, there is much more to the picture than that, as $50 billion worth of tariffed imports from China were put in place earlier this year.

World 3D gun rights activist detained in Taiwan over underage sex claim
Author: 0 3D gun rights activist detained in Taiwan over underage sex claim

Wilson traveled to Taiwan earlier this month after allegedly being tipped off by the 16-year-old victim's friend about the investigation into the sexual assault . "We know that Mr. Wilson frequently travels for business", Officer said. Cody Wilson, the founder and director of Defense Distributed. The girl, according to the affidavit, said they met in the parking lot of an Austin coffee shop before they drove to the hotel.

World India proposed Anil Ambani's Reliance for Rafale deal: Former French President Hollande
Author: 0 India proposed Anil Ambani's Reliance for Rafale deal: Former French President Hollande

Another tweet of Rahul that was used by Hussain had claimed that the PM personally negotiated and changed the Rafale deal behind closed doors. Spokesperson of France's Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs said that the French government had no role to play in choosing partner companies in India for the objective of offsets contracts in the Rafale deal.

World Theresa May rallies European Union leaders with 'not perfect' Chequers proposal
Author: 0 Theresa May rallies European Union leaders with 'not perfect' Chequers proposal

The Polish former leader said the atmosphere in talks between May and the other 27 leaders had been better than before but that stark differences remained on trade and on the question of the Irish border. The EU negotiator confirmed, as had been suggested earlier this week, that Brussels was working on a new plan to solve the conundrum of the Irish border.

World Uganda's pop star politician vows to fight on
Author: 0 Uganda's pop star politician vows to fight on

Kyagulanyi has pleaded not guilty to treason charges. "Well, for your information, no single family member will receive me at the airport; I will find them home coz [because] I know where home is. "His brother Eddie has been detained", Kyagulanyi's lawyer, Nicolas Opiyo, confirmed to CNN on Thursday. Longtime opposition leader Kizza Besigye, who has been arrested many times over the years, said on Twitter that it is likely Ssentamu "will now be blockaded at home till further notice".

World Christine Blasey Ford to speak with Federal Bureau of Investigation about death threats
Author: 0 Christine Blasey Ford to speak with Federal Bureau of Investigation about death threats

Republicans, led by Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley , have demanded Ford accede to an expedited schedule whereby she testifies on Monday alongside Kavanaugh, and without extra witnesses , which many have called unfair and rushed. The Post article, published on Sunday, was the interview in which Ford revealed her identity. "To me Monday is the preferred date but I don't see a problem with delaying to Wednesday or Thursday".

World Suspect Arrested in Stabbing Death of Woman in Washington DC
Author: 0 Suspect Arrested in Stabbing Death of Woman in Washington DC

Police said Crawford is not homeless, has been uncooperative with them, and Martinez was not robbed. "You just have to be cautious, you have to look around where you're at", said MaryEllen Eddy, who has been hitting her stride and running for almost five years.

World A year after deadly Maria, Puerto Rico still struggles with aftermath
Author: 0 A year after deadly Maria, Puerto Rico still struggles with aftermath

Jeanette Morelan, communications and marketing manager for World Central Kitchen, said that Puerto Rico was already importing about 85 percent of its food before Hurricane Maria. "3,000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico", said Trump in one of two tweets , referring to Maria, which made landfall in Puerto Rico's southeast coast on September 20, 2017, and Hurricane Irma , which brushed the US commonwealth less than two weeks earlier.

World Deadly gun attack at Iran military parade
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Iran's Tasnim news agency, citing a local official, reported that at least 10 people had been killed, including a journalist. Ahvaz is in the centre of Khuzestan province, where there have been sporadic protests by the Arab minority in predominantly Shi'ite Iran.

World Republicans make counteroffer to Kavanaugh's accuser
Author: 0 Republicans make counteroffer to Kavanaugh's accuser

Prof Ford had agreed to testify at the Senate judiciary hearing, but asked for certain conditions, including it not taking place until Thursday. Mr Grassley sent Ms Ford's lawyers a proposal earlier on Friday offering a Wednesday hearing - Ms Ford preferred Thursday - and said, "It is not fair to him or to his family to allow this situation to continue without a resolution and without an opportunity for him to clear his name".

World Kerala police arrest bishop accused of raping nun
Author: 0 Kerala police arrest bishop accused of raping nun

Police sources said while Mulakkal stuck to his stand that he did not rape the nun , he was arrested following contradictions in his statements , circumstantial evidence, statements of witnesses, and the nun's statement under Section 164 of the CrPC.

World Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate
Author: 0 Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate

Enten appeared on CNN's show "New Day" to discuss the Senate race in Texas, where Democrats are enthusiastic about the prospect of O'Rourke upsetting Cruz in the deep-red Lone Star State. O'Rourke's candidacy has drawn large crowds in Texas and a following among progressives nationally. The candidates also differed regarding the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, which has engulfed Washington recently with a thinly sourced allegation of sexual misconduct by Mr.

World We Did It: Congress On Cancellation Of India-Pak Talks
Author: 0 We Did It: Congress On Cancellation Of India-Pak Talks

India announced on Thursday that it has accepted Pakistan's proposal for a meeting between the Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers, even as New Delhi insisted that that the encounter should not interpreted as the start of a dialogue process.

World The US sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles
Author: 0 The US sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles

Beijing on Friday told the U.S. to be ready to "bear the consequences" if Washington didn't remove the sanctions it has imposed on a key Chinese military agency , set up by President Xi Jinping recently, for buying Russian weapons. A State Department official told CBS News' Kylie Atwood on Thursday that the " ultimate target " of the new sanctions is Russian Federation, not China.

World Delay vote to let Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser testify, Susan Collins says
Author: 0 Delay vote to let Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser testify, Susan Collins says

Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley has scheduled a hearing for Monday morning, and he and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have indicated Monday would be Ford's only chance to make her case. The confirmation fight comes just weeks before November 6 congressional elections in which Democrats are seeking to win control of Congress from the Republicans.

World Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats
Author: 0 Trump questions credibility of Kavanaugh accuser, lashes out at Democrats

The email said Ford's "strong preference" remains that the committee allow a thorough investigation of her claim before she appears. The answer simple: Republican members of the Judiciary Committee want to believe Judge, not Dr Ford. The bureau then sent it to the White House to be added Kavanaugh's background check file. The allegations come in the shadow of the powerful #Metoo movement against sexual harassment and assault, and echo the 1991 hearings for conservative Clarence Thomas to ...

World Tanzania ferry capsizes: 200 drown in Lake Victoria tourist tragedy
Author: 0 Tanzania ferry capsizes: 200 drown in Lake Victoria tourist tragedy

This latest incident underlines the issue of unsafe overcrowding on ferries in the region. No casualty numbers have been given but a local media had reported that five people died and 102 rescued. However, it was hard to establish just how many passengers there were as the person dispensing tickets drowned with the machine recording the data.

Author: 0 Did Emmanuel Macron Take Inspiration From This James O’Brien Brexit Clip?

Macron did not say who he was targeting with his "liars" remark, but Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson and former Brexit negotiator David Davis - who both campaigned strongly for Britain to leave the European Union - resigned in recent months during talks on the divorce deal.

World Two shark attacks in Whitsundays
Author: 0 Two shark attacks in Whitsundays

A child has been bitten by a shark in Queensland's Whitsundays region, in the second attack in just 24 hours. She was pulled from the water and later winched from Sawmill Bay onto a RACQ Rescue helicopter. The crew was doing a beacon search in the vicinity of the Bowen area when they were called to the shark attack incident. 'Fisheries is working with other agencies including the police and marine parks, ' the department said in a statement.

World Multiple people stabbed in Queens, NYC including children
Author: 0 Multiple people stabbed in Queens, NYC including children

The woman was found in the basement of the in-home center with self-inflicted cuts to her wrists, a New York Police Department official told AFP. The father of one of the children tried to intervene and was stabbed in the leg, police said.

World Trump orders DNI, DOJ to declassify documents related to Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Trump orders DNI, DOJ to declassify documents related to Russian Federation investigation

Although Monday's announcement had been anticipated , the news comes as the Trump administration is grappling with sexual-assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh . But when Federal Bureau of Investigation agents confronted him in January 2017, Papadopoulos lied, and, prosecutors say, that deception resulted in them missing an opportunity to interview professor Joseph Mifsud while he was in the U.S.

World Kavanaugh willing to testify; accuser wants time
Author: 0 Kavanaugh willing to testify; accuser wants time

And we have to put a stop to that. It remains to be seen whether or not Dr. Ford will come before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify against Judge Kavanaugh . The Senate Judiciary Committee, which oversees Supreme Court nominations, has scheduled a hearing for Monday and invited both Ford and Kavanaugh to testify.

World Moon to carry private message from Kim to Trump
Author: 0 Moon to carry private message from Kim to Trump

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, second from right, and his wife Kim Jung-sook, right, stand with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , second from left, and his wife Ri Sol Ju on the Mount Paektu in North Korea. Mr. Trump said they would wait and see what North Korea does next. Trump tweeted late Tuesday: 'Kim Jong Un has agreed to allow Nuclear inspections, subject to final negotiations, and to permanently dismantle a test site and launch pad in the presence of worldwide experts.