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by | October 01, 2018 | 23:32

Swetnick's attorney, Michael Avenatti, said Saturday that his client had not been contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation but was willing to cooperate with investigators. Democrats led by the Senate Judiciary Committee's ranking member, Sen. Other cases include whether the USA attorney general has too much power in determining to whom the federal sex offender registry applies, and whether a state can execute a convicted murderer who, after a series of strokes, forgot the crime.

by | October 01, 2018 | 22:54

Larry Giles told reporters at a news briefing. He was quickly pulled from the water and flown to a trauma centre suffering upper torso injuries. At first Hammel thought the victim has celebrating catching a large lobster, but when he saw a seal nearby and heard, "I got bit", Hammel realized that a shark attack had occurred and paddled his kayak toward the victim, who was frantically swimming towards him for help.

by | October 01, 2018 | 22:14

The only people who reportedly had access to the letter were Feinstein's office, the office of Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), and Ford's attorneys. Because I got here the same way anyone else did, " said Graham before going on a long tirade. Kavanaugh also denied the allegations in a fiery, emotional statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday afternoon. Thankfully, he had one advocate in the Senate Judiciary Committee that perhaps did more to keep Kavanaugh's confirmation alive ...

by | October 01, 2018 | 14:18

Also, The New York Times deleted and apologized for a tweet that asked readers to vote on whether they thought Ford's testimony credible. The allegations resonate deeply in Maryland, where Kavanaugh and Ford attended separate private prep schools.

by | October 01, 2018 | 13:33

The Air Niugini Boeing 737-800 aircraft carrying 47 people - 35 passengers and 12 crew members - plunged into the water after it "landed short of the runway", at the global airport on Weno, the main island of Chuuk state in Micronesia. Survivors of the incident have praised the swift rescue efforts of locals on small boats, as well as some United States Navy divers who were close to the scene.

by | October 01, 2018 | 08:42

Stunned people on the stricken island of Sulawesi struggled to find food and water as looting spread in Palu . According to the New York Times , officials have now confirmed the death toll at over 800 people. Aftershocks rocked the coastal city until Saturday afternoon following the massive natural disaster on Friday, which triggered the tsunami. Rescue teams are are working hard to help people affected by the quake and tsunami.

by | October 01, 2018 | 04:57

CNN has previously reported that a source with knowledge of the investigation said the FBI would take its direction from the White House, not the Senate, and that the agency would interview a handful of people. The Arizona politician has since said that his support for Kavanaugh would be contingent on the FBI investigating Christine Blasey Ford's accusation of sexual assault.

by | October 01, 2018 | 03:57

The National Weather Service in Phoenix noted in a tweet that only "ten tropical cyclones have maintained tropical storm or depression status within 200 miles of Phoenix since 1950!" It's then expected to move quickly northwestward as it weakens, bringing 5-10cm of rain to the Mogollon Rim of Arizona and 2.5-5cm to the rest of the desert Southwest, Central Rockies and Great Basin.

by | September 30, 2018 | 22:58

Trump ordered the investigation on Friday into the sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh following a request by Senate Republicans, a striking turnabout for a nominee the party had hoped to power through the chamber and onto the nation's top court by early this week.

by | September 30, 2018 | 21:07

Trudeau also says the Americans are finding NAFTA talks hard because Canadians are "tough negotiators". That's also the administration's self-imposed deadline for Canada to agree to new terms in the trade deal. "We won't sign a bad deal for Canadians". Trump has already imposed tariffs on Canadian aluminum and steel, citing national security, and is threatening similar punitive measures against auto exports.

by | September 30, 2018 | 20:54

Kavanaugh has denied Ford's allegations. "The Democrats are working hard to destroy a wonderful man, and a man who has the potential to be one of our greatest Supreme Court Justices ever, with an array of False Acquisitions the likes of which have never been seen before!" Kavanaugh has been questioned by Committee investigators about all these accusations and denies all.

by | September 30, 2018 | 18:51

Officials told the Japanese public broadcaster NHK, that more than 220,000 homes in the prefecture and about 60,000 homes in Kagoshima Prefecture are without power. A pedestrian wearing a rain cover walks on a street after Typhoon Trami hits the city of Kagoshima , on Kyushu island, on Sunday. Several houses were flooded or damaged and 46 people on the island sustained minor injuries but no one was feared dead, local officials said.

by | September 30, 2018 | 15:24

President Trump has said that sanctions will remain in place against North Korea until complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization is achieved. Mr Trump was likely referring to the letters he received from Mr Kim that his White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders described at the time as "a very warm, very positive letter." Mr Trump meanwhile has said he expects to have a second summit with Mr Kim in the "not too distant future".

by | September 30, 2018 | 10:34

Judge's cooperation, he will answer any and all questions posed to him", his lawyer Barbara Van Gelder told the Senate Judiciary Committee. The Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday, following a vote in the affirmative to recommend Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate for a vote, has requested a delay in order for a week-long FBI investigation into the allegations.

by | September 30, 2018 | 08:50

By the time the fast-moving wall of frothing water slammed into the city of Palu off Indonesia's Sulawesi island on Friday, it was 3 metres (10 feet) high. Indonesia is prone to earthquakes because it lies on the Ring of Fire - the line of frequent quakes and volcanic eruptions that circles virtually the entire Pacific rim.

by | September 30, 2018 | 07:25

Referencing the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack , she said "Hafiz Saeed is still roaming freely" and accused Pakistan of calling terrorists "freedom fighters". "No, I didn't have any talk with her (Swaraj)". Qureshi said India should not test the patience of Pakistan by continuously violating the Line of Control (LoC).

by | September 30, 2018 | 05:58

While Australia slept, Mr Turnbull was interviewed in NY, where he denied pressuring Mr Milne to sack reporters at the national broadcaster . An email has shown Mr Milne asked Ms Guthrie - who was herself sacked on Monday - to fire Ms Alberici in May.

by | September 29, 2018 | 22:04

Scott Stearney, the commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command. According to Tolo News chain, the fighter plane used a weapon whose details are unknown, although a video published by the Marines service seems to be a precisely guided bomb.

by | September 29, 2018 | 20:28

After huddling privately with his colleagues, Flake announced that he would vote to advance Kavanaugh's nomination to the full Senate only if the Federal Bureau of Investigation were to investigate the allegations against the judge. Flake, she said, appeared to want "to be anywhere else but in that elevator". It was a change in tone for Trump from Thursday night, when he described Kavanaugh's testimony as "powerful, honest, and riveting".

by | September 29, 2018 | 19:39

Ford's lifelong friend has said she doesn't know me and never remembers being at a party with me at any time in her life". Words written by Brett Kavanaugh in his 1983 Georgetown Prep yearbook have been in the spotlight over the past few days after a New York Times article highlighted some Kavanaugh references.

by | September 29, 2018 | 19:26

Addressing the UN General Assembly, Moon said that North Korea "moved out of longstanding isolation on its own initiative and stands before the global community once again". His remarks on North Korea this year have been dramatically different from those in his speech last year at the United Nations assembly, when he threatened to "totally destroy" the country and mocked Kim as "Rocket Man" on a "suicide mission".

by | September 29, 2018 | 15:21

None came close to the tour de force performance of U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC). He said , "Boy, y'all want power, God I hope you never get it". "I hope the American people can see through this sham". "I'm not going to reward people for playing a political game, I think, with her life", Graham said.

by | September 29, 2018 | 11:09

Waves of up to 2m high swept through Palu on Sulawesi island. The water smashed into buildings and a large mosque already damaged by the quake. Nugroho described the damage as "extensive" with thousands of houses, hospitals, shopping malls and hotels collapsed, a bridge washed away and the main highway to Palu cut due to a landslide.

by | September 29, 2018 | 08:54

Brett Kavanaugh , the Supreme Court nominee , is expected to have his candidacy approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee after a wavering Republican senator announced he was voting yes. Senator Flake about an hour ago, right after telling the committee he would advance Kavanaugh's nomination out of committee but that he wanted a reopened Federal Bureau of Investigation background check before the full Senate vote .

by | September 29, 2018 | 08:46

Christine Blasey Ford will testify Thursday that a sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "drastically altered my life" and that she was too afraid and ashamed to tell anyone about the details at the time . "They have been seared into my memory and have haunted me episodically as an adult", she says in her eight-page opening testimony obtained yesterday by United States media.