Toward the end of the hourlong debate, O'Rourke, the former punk rock bassist who in recent weeks has become a viral Hollywood darling, shouted out London genre pioneers the Clash, and said that Cruz was working for "the clampdown". "I'm sorry you don't like thoughts and prayers", he said. Asked Friday about Trump's 2016 criticism, which included making fun of Cruz's wife's appearance and suggesting that his Cuban-born father had a hand in the assassination of John F.
Ford , a professor of psychology at Palo Alto University in California, has accused Kavanaugh of drunkenly pinning her to a bed, groping her, and trying to stifle her screams at a high school party in the early 1980s. Senator Dean Heller, a Nevada Republican, sounded bullish about the prospects of confirming the nominee, who would be expected to bring a more conservative tilt to America's highest court.
At first, she said she would not testify until the FBI had investigated, but then said Thursday through her attorney that she would agree to appear, but not when the Senate Judiciary Committee meets Monday. He told the Hill.TV in an interview published Wednesday that the Democrats' attack on Kavanaugh "is no different than the Russian witch hunt" - a reference to the investigation into possible collusion between his presidential campaign and Moscow.
Thank you for signing up for the Top 3 Newsletter. Democrats say the material is too secret for disclosure and object to any meddling in an ongoing investigation. Jim Himes, D-Conn., a member of the Intel Committee, as saying on MSNBC's 'Morning Joe'. "They have an obligation to be candid", said Kris, founder of Culper Partners consulting firm.
Venezula is now in the middle of a democratic crisis and his leadership is recognised by some as a dictatorship. Over 2 million Venezuelans have left the country in the last two and a half years in what Mr Urribarri called "the most significant migration crisis in South America in decades".
In a speech delivered via video hookup to followers in Beirut to mark the Islamic Ashura holiday, Nasrallah said, "I tell [ Israel ] no matter what it did to cut the route, it's over". "Moscow views as irresponsible and unfriendly actions of [the] Israeli Air Force, which exposed Russian Il-20 aircraft to danger and lead to death of 15 servicemen", the Russian embassy in Israel stated on Twitter .
The storm has weakened from a typhoon to a low pressure area as it moves over southern China , according to the Hong Kong Observatory. Read the full story and see more pictures of the devastation at the Post . Mangkhut left at least 81 people dead with 70 others missing in the Philippines, police said. 'They can't decide for themselves where to go, ' he said of the children, expressing frustration that the tragedy was not prevented.
Moon was speaking on his return to Seoul after a three-day summit with Kim in Pyongyang. Mr. Trump noted other gains, including North Korea releasing American prisoners, returning remains of US soldiers from the Korean War and stopping its nuclear and missile tests.
The U.S. and Russian Federation have often clashed at the UN Security Council over a number of issues and Monday's emergency meeting was no different. We know the answer: it's because Russian Federation has been cheating and now they've been caught. Hours ahead of departing for Pyongyang, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and Pompeo held a phone call, their second that day, pledging again to cooperate on denuclearization.
Kim Jong Un , top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday signed a document after their second face-to-face dialogue in Pyongyang . Mr Moon's meeting with President Trump may pave the way for a second Trump-Kim summit meeting, allowing the United States and North Korea to work through the current logjam in the denuclearisation process.
Moon, meanwhile, said he will push for "irreversible, permanent peace" and for better dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington. Moon's chief of staff, however, played down the chance that Moon's summit with Kim will produce major progress in nuclear diplomacy.
The storm weakened considerably after its powerful assault on the Philippines' island of Luzon, where at least 28 have died and more than 150,000 were displaced. Ferry services in the Qiongzhou Strait in southern China were halted on Saturday and helicopters and tugboats were dispatched to Guangdong to transfer offshore workers to safety and warn ships about the typhoon , China's official Xinhua News Agency reported .
Ford has a right to be heard, and I have confidence in Senator Grassley's work to properly investigate and take the appropriate next steps to ensure the process remains fair and all parties are heard", Ernst said. Amid the uproar, Republicans continued to express anger Monday that Ford's allegations did not surface until after Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings.
Ford has yet to accept an invitation from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley to an open hearing regarding the situation. The Senate Judiciary Committee, which oversees Supreme Court nominations, is due to meet next Monday and has invited Ms Ford and Mr Kavanaugh to testify.
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said there was a compelling necessity and an overpowering urgency to approve the Ordinance. If the government wishes to extend it, it either has to get the bill approved by Parliament or re-promulgate the Ordinance after six months, followed by a presidential assent for it.
Clinton says she thinks Republicans are trying to put Ford "in the dock and try to rush this through". Ford's lawyers say she has been the target of "vicious harassment and even death threats" since coming forward with her story. Grassley said. "We wouldn't be having this hearing if it wasn't for the fact that Dr. Ford told the Washington Post and other people publicly that she wanted to testify".
Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Chuck Grassley has announced the committee will hold another hearing on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh next Monday following the accusations he attempted to rape a 15-year-old girl at a party while he was in high school .
The Dallas Police Department could not be immediately reached for comment regarding the search warrants. She has been charged with manslaughter and has been released on bail. O'Donnell said it would require a full investigation to determine all the factors that went into her shooting Jean , and that one or two details could make a difference.
In the end, "I doubt very seriously any minds will be changed by this", says Ross Baker, a political scientist and expert on the Senate at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. "We still haven't heard from Dr. Ford, so do they want to have the hearing or not?" Judge Brett Kavanaugh looks on during his confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Sept.
The Constitutional Court has delivered a landmark ruling in which it decriminalises the private use of dagga . The ruling was a confirmation of a 2017 Western Cape High Court judgment that afforded the applicants the right to use the herb in the privacy of their homes freely.
In response, Beijing has fired back with tariffs on $60 billion worth of American products, including clothing, furniture and auto parts. The new taxes will hit a broad swath of products, including billions in Chinese-made voice data receivers, computer memory modules, automatic data processors, and accessories for office equipment such as copiers and bank note dispensers - instantly making widely used goods more expensive.
District Court in Washington , June 15, 2018. In that way, Manafort's deal isn't really just about Manafort, and it may not be only about what he knows. Press secretary Sarah Sanders says in a statement, "This had absolutely nothing to do with the President or his victorious 2016 Presidential campaign".
Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said on radio's " Hugh Hewitt Show " said that he'd not yet received confirmation from Ford that she would appear at the hearing, despite several attempts to reach her camp. Additionally, in the therapy notes, there is no mention of Kavanaugh's name, but Ford and her husband claim that she mentioned him in the session. "It demands a thorough and independent investigation before the Senate can reasonably vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to a lifetime seat on ...
USA officials told CNN and Reuters that Washington believed Syrian air defenses had accidentally shot down the Russian aircraft. "Israel holds the Assad regime, whose military shot down the Russian plane, fully responsible for this incident", the IDF said in a statement .
The Met Office issued two "yellow" alerts yesterday as Storm Helene began creeping towards south-western corners of the United Kingdom and the tip of Ireland. Emma Smith, meteorologist with the Exeter-based Met Office, said more details would emerge within the next day over what impact the storm might have.
The Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) system is already in use in the U.S. -smartphone users are likely familiar with the loud, droning tone of flood warnings or Amber alerts. The WEA is the national emergency warning that will give the president the ability to send warnings via text messages directly to most cellphones in the United States .
Judge denied the allegation in an interview with The Weekly Standard on Friday. Kavanaugh has categorically denied the incident occurred, so logically, both he and Ford can not both be telling the truth. "I thought he might inadvertently kill me", said Ford, "He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing". "My biggest fear was, do I look like someone just attacked me?" she said.
Ford", Grassley continued. Prof Ford spoke of the alleged attack a couple of times over the subsequent decades, including during therapy. Ford said Kavanaugh and a friend - both "stumbling drunk", she says - corralled her in a bedroom at a Maryland party in the early 1980s when she was around 15 and Kavanaugh was around 17.
Iowa Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, the Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, called the timing of the revelations "disturbing" in a statement , and a Republican source told CNN the committee's vote on Kavanaugh was still scheduled to take place Thursday afternoon.
Russia's military support for the Syrian government has helped reverse years of rebel gains. Putin told a joint news conference with Erdogan: "We agreed that by October 15 (we will) create along the contact line between the armed opposition and government troops a demilitarized zone of a depth of 15-20 km, with the withdrawal from there of radically-minded rebels, including al-Nusra".
As of 10 a.m. CDT Tropical Storm Isaac was located about 420 miles east of Martinique and was moving west at 17 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center . According to the NHC 11 p.m. Tuesday update, Tropical Storm Isaac's center is "outrunning" the deep convection by about a degree due to strengthening westerly shear.
The ministry removed a baby from their official death toll in May after The Associated Press reported she died from a preexisting medical condition, not from Israeli tear gas as it had claimed. Since March 30, Gaza has also seen shelling exchanges between the coastal enclave's Hamas rulers and Israel. Frank Romano, 66, is being held at a lockup in Jerusalem and is to appear before an Israeli military court Monday, said attorney Gaby Lasky.
After all, Hill's friend, administrative law judge Susan Hoerchner, had reportedly sprung a similar surprise on a fellow judge, with complete success, and it may well have been she who urged Hill to try the same tactic with Thomas. "I did not do this back in high school or at any time", Kavanaugh said. "Sixty-five senators met individually with Judge Kavanaugh during a almost two-month period before the hearing began, yet Feinstein didn't share this with her colleagues ahead of many of those ...
A South Texas Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killing of four women and a possible attempt on the life of a fifth is jailed in Laredo on a $2.5 million bond. A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Border Patrol was arrested and charged with four counts of murder, aggravated assault and unlawful restraint, Webb County, Texas officials announced Saturday.
More than 500,000 homes and businesses are without electricity in North and SC. CoreLogic previously said that Florence could threaten 758,657 residential home with a reconstruction cost value (RCV) of $170.2 billion, and its updated estimate is also now more conservative than RMS's earlier projection ( based on modelled analysis of similar storms and current exposure ) of $15 billion to $20 billion.
Britain has said the two men are officers in Russian military intelligence - the GRU - who travelled to the United Kingdom under false names. United Kingdom authorities believe the pair smeared the highly toxic chemical Novichok on a door handle at the Wiltshire home of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal , leaving Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia critically ill.
The world record is no stranger to Berlin as it has been set in this race in the last six times that it had been lowered before Sunday. The world record stayed in Kenyans hands again after Patrick Makau ( 2:03:38) in 2011, Wilson Kipsang (2:03:23) in 2013 and Dennis Kimettto (2:02:57) in 2014.
Salon notes that nobody corrected him by pointing out that Puerto Rico is a territory of the US. "I'll continue to help PR". This Twitter rant also arrives after Trump allocated nearly $10,000,000 from FEMA (The Federal Emergency Management Agency) to ICE (The U.S.
Rudy Giuliani, Trump's lead defense attorney, told Politico on Thursday that the president's legal team is not concerned about the possibility of a plea deal in Manafort's case, because they are convinced he won't say anything damaging about Trump.
Russian Federation and Iran are key allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime. The Turkish deployment comes amid a lull in a concerted government and Russian aerial bombing campaign on the southern edge of Idlib. It says it can not take more refugees, and Turkish aid and security officials say that in the event of conflict in Idlib they would seek to shelter displaced people inside Syria rather than hosting them on Turkish soil.
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont, the vice chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee and a member of the Homeland Security subcommittee, sent a statement to NPR denouncing the "hefty price" of Trump's immigration policies.
Under Conservative rules, a leadership election is triggered if 15 percent of Conservative lawmakers, now 48 out of its 315 members of parliament (MPs), demand a vote of no confidence. It is absolutely no pleasure whatsoever to me to acknowledge that, but I look at the mood of colleagues and the mood of the Conservative party in the country and I am gravely concerned for the future of our party.
More than 415,000 homes and businesses were without power on Friday morning, according to poweroutage.us which tracks the nation's electrical grid. Significant weakening is expected at the weekend. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the area. Storm surge flooding does not include floods caused by the heavy rain from the hurricane, such as what happened a year ago in Houston with Hurricane Harvey and in North Carolina in 2016 during Hurricane Matthew.
The former includes money laundering, tax fraud, failing to file Foreign Bank Accounts, and the latter includes the charge of witness tampering. A court filing Friday shows a plea hearing is set for later in the morning. In a statement , White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "This had absolutely nothing to do with the President or his victorious 2016 Presidential campaign".
The murder rate of boys increased by 20.4 per cent while the murder of girls increased by 10.9 per cent. "And during the period under discussion, sixteen of the murders reported in Umlazi's policing precinct - for which a motive could be established - originated from the Glebelands Hostel", Sekhukhune said.
We didn't know anything". "Lawrence is coming together in a way we expected", Rivera said. Pipeline work before the explosions creates "a higher potential for a financial impact to the utility", CreditSights Inc. Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency and said he had put the utility Eversource in charge of managing the recovery, after expressing frustration with Columbia Gas, which services the area.
George Washington University's Milken Institute of Public Health, working with the University of Puerto Rico , conducted a study of "excess mortality" in the aftermath of Maria: i.e., the number of people who actually died beyond the number that would normally have been expected to die in that period.
Jamie Thompson walks through flooded sections of East Front Street near Union Point Park in New Bern, N.C. Forecasters said conditions will deteriorate throughout Friday. As of 3 a.m., Florence hadn't moved and was still centered about 35 miles (55 kilometers) east of Wilmington, North Carolina. The Category 3 hurricane with winds of 115 mph is expected to produce 20 to 30 inches of rain in the coast North Carolina area, and 5 to 10 inches in western SC and northern North Carolina, per the ...
Bransfield came as the pontiff began a closed-door meeting in his private study with four United States bishops and cardinals to address the church's wave of sexual abuse crises, including a cover-up scandal that even implicated the pope himself.
He did not disclose the identities of the victims, and added the woman whose vehicle was taken, and her child, were unharmed. He then halted a vehicle with a woman and child inside before stealing the auto. The body camera video from the officer who confronted the shooter also needs to be examined. Police say that none of the shootings were random. " This is highly unusual to have six people shot and dead in one incident ", Youngblood said.