Where Did Christine Blasey Ford Go to High School?

Ford has accused Kavanaugh, a conservative appeals court judge chosen by Trump for a lifetime job on the top US court, of trying to attack her and remove her clothing while drunk in 1982 in a Maryland suburb outside Washington when they were stud... More..

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More than 2,300 without power in Spartanburg County as Florence sets in
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

More than 2,300 without power in Spartanburg County as Florence sets in

He urged motorists not to travel east of I-95 or south of U.S. Highway 70. The Navy says nearly 30 Virginia-based ships and 128 aircraft sent away from their bases in the Hampton Roads-area because of now-Tro...More..

President Obama to campaign for PA Democrats
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

President Obama to campaign for PA Democrats

Continuing his reemergence on the campaign trail in the lead up to the 2018 midterm elections , former President Barack Obama urged a crowd of roughly 3,000 people gathered on a hot and humid late summer nig...More..

Palestinian official: US Mideast policies 'irresponsible'
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Palestinian official: US Mideast policies 'irresponsible'

Dave Harden, who oversaw US aid to Palestinians under the Obama administration and now directs the Georgetown Strategy Group, said this funding cut "puts Israelis and Palestinians on a collision course for furt...More..

'This woman will be heard' - White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

'This woman will be heard' - White House adviser on Kavanaugh accuser

According to Kavanaugh and Judge, Ford's story is categorically and unequivocally false. The White House and other Kavanaugh supporters had dismissed the allegation of sexual misconduct when it was initia...More..

London mayor Sadiq Khan pitches for second referendum on Brexit
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

London mayor Sadiq Khan pitches for second referendum on Brexit

The former foreign secretary used his weekly column in The Daily Telegraph to claim May's Chequers plan would make Britain a vassal state. But last night it was reported that Brussels was preparing to acc...More..

Syrian regime downs Israeli missiles near Damascus airport
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Syrian regime downs Israeli missiles near Damascus airport

Efforts were made to disguise the true goal of the buildings, the report said, with some of the warehouses labeled "United Nations" or "DHL", the worldwide mail company, in an apparent effort to evade Israeli i...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh: accuser of Trump's Supreme Court pick goes public

NPR has not independently confirmed the contents of the letter, which the woman sent to her representative, Rep. Anna Eshoo , D-Calif., after Kavanaugh was nominated to replace retiring Supreme Court Justi...More..

Warning over needles in strawberries
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Warning over needles in strawberries

NSW Police and Queensland Police are investigating whether the latest needles found in strawberries are the work of a copycat, or related to the original incidents. Overnight, it was announced that Coles ...More..

Senator says committee should hear Kavanaugh accuser's side of story before vote
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Senator says committee should hear Kavanaugh accuser's side of story before vote

Anita Hill called on the federal government to implement a "fair and neutral" way to investigate sexual misconduct complaints after allegations surfaced against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh this...More..

Met Office forecast for Storm Helene downgraded with yellow warning in place
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Met Office forecast for Storm Helene downgraded with yellow warning in place

The Met Office has issued a weather warning ahead of Storm Helene's arrival, and originally said "injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible". "Winds predominantly from the southwest will of...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Democrats call to delay Kavanaugh committee vote, after accuser comes forward

The therapist's notes , which were reviewed by the Washington Post , didn't mention Kavanaugh's name but did she say she was attacked by students "from an elitist boys' school" who went on to become "highly ...More..

Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North - pool report
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Two Koreas open joint liaison office in North - pool report

The differences prompted Trump to cancel Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's planned visit to North Korea last month. There Kim backed denuclearisation of the "Korean peninsula", but no details were agreed...More..

Police ‘trying to smear’ Botham Shem Jean
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Police ‘trying to smear’ Botham Shem Jean

Shortly after the news station was eviscerated on Twitter by people on both sides of the aisle, they changed their headline. According to Fox 4 , a warrant listing several items found in Jean's house became ...More..

by | Monday, September 17, 2018

California Psychologist Goes Public with Sex Assault Allegation Against Kavanaugh

Republicans, however, showed no signs of budging. Grassley's office said it was working to hold calls alongside Sen. Several Democrats joined Feinstein in calling for more scrutiny of the allegation bef...More..

Merrimack Valley Residents Displaced After Gas Explosions Are Allowed To Return Home
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Merrimack Valley Residents Displaced After Gas Explosions Are Allowed To Return Home

At least one person, a teen, was killed and several more were injured when more than 60 suspected gas fires broke out in the three towns north of Boston. Jeff Hall, spokesman for the Red Cross, said Friday ther...More..

Three Palestinians, Including 12-Year-Old, Killed in Gaza Protests
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Three Palestinians, Including 12-Year-Old, Killed in Gaza Protests

The brokering efforts have been complicated by Hamas's feuding with Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who has restricted funding to Gaza. "He is 12 years old", she added through tears. "They...More..

Senators say Kavanaugh letter won’t hold up confirmation process
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Senators say Kavanaugh letter won’t hold up confirmation process

Ford alleges another teenager watched as a drunken Kavanaugh attempted to remove her clothing at a gathering in suburban Maryland. "We are women who have known Brett Kavanaugh for more than 35 years and kn...More..

Spy Poison Case: Suspects say They were in United Kingdom as Tourists
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Spy Poison Case: Suspects say They were in United Kingdom as Tourists

Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. Petrov and Boshirov also told Russian state-funded news channel RT they planned their trip to the "wonderful" city in Wiltshire after recommendations ...More..

Yes, $10 million were transferred from FEMA to ICE
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Yes, $10 million were transferred from FEMA to ICE

During a Tuesday night appearance on the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC , Merkley said that he questioned insistences by the Trump administration that the reallocation "has no bearing on. Funds are regularly ...More..

Tropical Depression Isaac drenches Puerto Rico, Sparks Outages
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Tropical Depression Isaac drenches Puerto Rico, Sparks Outages

This weekend Isaac is forecast to move toward the central and western Caribbean as a tropical storm. Tropical storm conditions are expected within the tropical storm warning area beginning within the next f...More..

Florence's rain bands lash Carolinas — WHAT'S HAPPENING
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Florence's rain bands lash Carolinas — WHAT'S HAPPENING

The Carolinas will likely bear the brunt of Florence's wrath. The "threat of freshwater flooding will increase over the next several days" in the impacted areas. In Shallotte, N.C., a coastal town near the bo...More..

Eliud Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin

The Kenyan first advertised his talents by winning the 2003 world championships over 5,000m as an 18-year-old, and also won Olympic silver and bronze medals on the track before moving to the marathon in 2012. K...More..

Man dies from shark attack off Cape Cod
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Man dies from shark attack off Cape Cod

Joe Booth, a local fisherman and surfer, said: "I was that guy on the beach screaming, 'Shark, shark!'" He was spending time boogie boarding at the Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet with his girlfriend's brot...More..

38500 flee hostilities in Syria's Idlib in two weeks
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

38500 flee hostilities in Syria's Idlib in two weeks

Erdogan and Putin met last week at a summit on Syria organized by their Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani in Tehran. Idlib is the last remaining stronghold of various jihadist groups that once sought to ov...More..

European Parliament votes to trigger Article 7 against Hungary
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

European Parliament votes to trigger Article 7 against Hungary

The ultimate sanction, the suspension of Hungary's voting rights, is unlikely as Poland is likely to veto any such move. The vote against Hungary is symbolic of the growing tug-of-war in Europe between huma...More..

Border Patrol agent arrested in Texas as a suspected serial killer
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Border Patrol agent arrested in Texas as a suspected serial killer

The sheriff described the veteran Border Patrol agent as a "serial killer". Some are calling for an end to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which was created in 2003. Alaniz told The Texas Tribune that af...More..

Nigeria's finance minister resigns over forged document
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Nigeria's finance minister resigns over forged document

The media aide to the former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri , has reacted to the report that the Minister of Finance , Kemi Adeosun resigned from her position. "The PDP is also aware o...More..

Trump Continues to Deny Puerto Rico Death Toll Despite Backlash
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Trump Continues to Deny Puerto Rico Death Toll Despite Backlash

How else to explain his decision, as a hurricane looms off the USA coast, to call adjusted Puerto Rican death-toll figures from Hurricane Maria a Democratic-inspired plot against him? It was the second ...More..

Typhoon Mangkhut heading for China as Philippines death toll rises to 28
by | Sunday, September 16, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut heading for China as Philippines death toll rises to 28

Typhoon Mangkhut killed at least 28 people in the Philippines as it obliterated homes and crops and caused massive flooding, and is now on course to plough into China's coast. It's estimated that the tropica...More..