• Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick
Michael Avenatti identifies new Kavanaugh accuser as Julie Swetnick

Swetnick claims that Kavanaugh and his buddy Mark Judge spiked drinks at parties so girls "could then be "gang-raped" in a side room or bedroom by a "train" of numerous boys". Kavanaugh denied the new allegations of sexual misconduct, saying they're from the "Twilight Zone" and "never happened". Swetnick said she was raped in 1982, claiming...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination To Get First Vote In Senate Judiciary Committee
Brett Kavanaugh's Nomination To Get First Vote In Senate Judiciary Committee

But on Friday morning, Mr Flake released a statement announcing that he would be voting for Mr Kavanaugh - a major victory for the White House. Shortly after, he was confronted in an elevator by two women who, through tears, implored him to change his mind.

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  • Tsunami hits Indonesia's Sulawesi island leaving 48 dead and hundreds injured
Tsunami hits Indonesia's Sulawesi island leaving 48 dead and hundreds injured

However, a hospital official told Metro TV that at least 30 people were killed in the disaster, and that at least 12 other people required orthopedic surgery. The city is built around a narrow bay that apparently magnified the force of the tsunami waters as they raced into the tight inlet. Dawn revealed a devastated coastline in Central Sulawesi ...

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  • Indonesia rocked by magnitude 7.5 quake
Indonesia rocked by magnitude 7.5 quake

At least one person was known to have died. Indonesia said the quake was 7.7. The earlier quake destroyed some houses, killing one person and injuring at least 10 in Donggala, authorities said. She did not explain how long the tsunami lasted. "Everyone was getting out their homes, shouting in fear". Quakes of similar magnitude can cause gre...

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  • Sen. Jeff Flake announces he will vote to confirm Kavanaugh nomination
Sen. Jeff Flake announces he will vote to confirm Kavanaugh nomination

Jeff Flake announced he'd vote to confirm Kavanaugh , two women cornered him in an elevator as he headed back to the Senate Judiciary Committee . They refused to let the doors close and berated him for almost five minutes. Cooper then asked . "Did you think he wanted to stay longer?" Ford's story that she is telling the truth.

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  • Sabarimala verdict: Lone Judge Indu Malhotra bats for no entry
Sabarimala verdict: Lone Judge Indu Malhotra bats for no entry

Chief Justice Dipak Misra reading out the judgment also on behalf of Justice A.M. Khanwilkar, said that subversion of women's rights under the garb of physiological phenomenon can not be allowed. Sabarimala Ayyappa temple's website explains that since Lord Ayyappa was "Nithya Brahmachari" - or celibate - women in the 10-50 age group are not a...

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  • Brett Kavanaugh, Trump court nominee, clears first hurdle
Brett Kavanaugh, Trump court nominee, clears first hurdle

Jeff Flake , who was previously the panel's only undecided Republican , released a statement Thursday saying: "I believe that the constitution's provisions of fairness and due process apply here as well". Fox News personalities awaiting the vote observed that Flake had been cornered by Sen. Kavanaugh has denied Ford's accusation . But Flake s...

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  • Trump defends Kavanaugh nomination, may delay Rosenstein meeting
Trump defends Kavanaugh nomination, may delay Rosenstein meeting

He said that he would be willing to reconsider his choice of Kavanaugh after Thursday, depending on the testimony of Christine Blasey Ford , one of his accusers, who is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.

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  • A look at what the FBI's Kavanaugh investigation will entail
A look at what the FBI's Kavanaugh investigation will entail

After Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) publicly announced his support for Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination this morning, the vote in the Senate Judiciary Committee appeared to be a foregone conclusion. On Thursday, reports surfaced that two men have contacted the Senate Judiciary Committee this week to claim they, not Kavanaugh, were...

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  • GOP’s ‘Female Assistant’ Rachel Mitchell Pokes Holes in Her Own Cross-Examination
GOP’s ‘Female Assistant’ Rachel Mitchell Pokes Holes in Her Own Cross-Examination

Mitchell, a Republican , has been a prosecutor since 1993, and leads Maricopa County's Special Victims Division, where she oversees the prosecution of sexual offenses, child sex abuse and computer crimes against children in Arizona's most populous county.

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  • Julie Swetnick, Brett Kavanaugh accuser, gives first TV interview
Julie Swetnick, Brett Kavanaugh accuser, gives first TV interview

Kavanaugh, meanwhile, insisted that his confirmation process has become "national disgrace", saying the allegations have "destroyed my family" and sullied his reputation. She did not identify her attackers and did not accuse Kavanaugh of taking part. "Avenatti is a third rate lawyer who is good at making false accusations, like he did on me and l...

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  • US Senate panel meets to vote on nominee Kavanaugh
US Senate panel meets to vote on nominee Kavanaugh

At the hearing, Durbin called on Kavanaugh to demand one. The surprising move came after some behind-the-scenes drama on the committee, which delayed a planned vote by about 30 minutes as Flake was huddled outside the room with both Democrats and Republicans to relay his concerns.

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  • CNN’s John King: ‘Brett Kavanaugh Went Full Trump Today’
CNN’s John King: ‘Brett Kavanaugh Went Full Trump Today’

So far the White House and Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee have declined to ask for the FBI to investigate the decades-old allegations against Kavanaugh. "I can't tell you whether or not they're liars until I hear them", Trump said of the now three accusers who contend Kavanaugh either sexually assaulted them or stood by as others did...

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  • Rosenstein not expected to go down easily in Trump meeting
Rosenstein not expected to go down easily in Trump meeting

Trump on the phone and would meet with him in person when the president returned from NY. Trump said he may ask Rosenstein for a brief delay because he does not want anything to compete with Thursday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to consider allegations against Kavanaugh.

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  • Trump Speaks At The United Nations
Trump Speaks At The United Nations

President Donald Trump's speech at the United Nations General Assembly, or UNGA, in NY featured a moment when world leaders and diplomats laughed as he claimed his administration has accomplished more than any other in USA history. At the U.N., Trump seized his opportunity to assert American independence from the global body. "They will be comi...

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  • Fiery Kavanaugh denies quiet accuser Ford in Senate showdown
Fiery Kavanaugh denies quiet accuser Ford in Senate showdown

The woman said the incident has impacted her ever since. At a gathering in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, in the summer of 1982, when Prof. On Wednesday, Republicans said in the statement, they received a "more in-depth written statement from the man interviewed twice previously who believes he, not Judge Kavanuagh, had the encounter in qu...

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  • Sen. Jeff Merkley Sues To Prevent Final Vote On Brett Kavanaugh
Sen. Jeff Merkley Sues To Prevent Final Vote On Brett Kavanaugh

A shocking new accusation has been made against the 53-year-old Supreme Court nominee about a violent sexual incident that happened in 1998. With high drama in the making, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh emphatically fended off new accusations of sexual misconduct ahead of a charged public Senate hearing that could determine whether Rep...

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  • Plane ditches into Pacific lagoon
Plane ditches into Pacific lagoon

The Air Niugini plane hit the water short of the runway Friday morning while trying to land on Weno Island in Chuuk State, one of the Federated States of Micronesia. It wasn't immediately clear whether the Boeing 737-800 plane crashed in the lagoon, located near an airport, during its take-off or landing, the outlet reported.

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  • Labour say they will back May on Brexit if conditions are right
Labour say they will back May on Brexit if conditions are right

The party's conference in Liverpool voted overwhelmingly to keep the option of a fresh vote "on the table", after shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer explicitly stated that it could include the option of staying in the EU. Her spokesman said later that May was specifically referring to the type of deal the European Union is now offering on...

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  • Kavanaugh Responds To NYT Report On 'Hurtful' High School Yearbook Comment
Kavanaugh Responds To NYT Report On 'Hurtful' High School Yearbook Comment

But that was before she saw his yearbook. The word "Renate" can be found 14 times across Georgetown Prep's 1983 yearbook in these profiles and in a caption under a group photo of Kavanaugh and his football teammates, who called themselves "Renate Alumni ".

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