• GRASSLEY SPEAKS: Senate Judiciary Chairman Releases Kavanaugh Statement
GRASSLEY SPEAKS: Senate Judiciary Chairman Releases Kavanaugh Statement

Ford said she was able to escape Kavanaugh and his friend, whom she identified as Mark Judge. At the White House, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to the president, told reporters, "She should not be insulted". The 10 Democrats on the Judiciary Committee also on Monday sent a letter to Sen. Republicans say the allegations have already cast a shado...

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  • Democratic Senator Feinstein urges Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Kavanaugh allegations
Democratic Senator Feinstein urges Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Kavanaugh allegations

According to Kavanaugh and Judge, Ford's story is categorically and unequivocally false. The existence of the letter and some details of its contents became public in recent days, however. "A lawyer close to the White House" tells Politico not only that Kavanaugh will not be withdrawn, but that his confirmation represents a higher cause: "No ...

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  • Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge shatters marathon world record in Berlin

Top put Kipchoge's new time into context, the last time the marathon world record was beaten by over 30 seconds was when Paul Tergat lowered Khalid Khannouchi's mark to 2:04:26. Kipchoge has won 10 of the 11 marathons he's run. He has now won 11 out of 12 marathons he raced in, including at the Olympics. Kipchoge had covered 40km in a time of 1:5...

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  • Donald Trump approves sanctions for foreign meddling in United States election
Donald Trump approves sanctions for foreign meddling in United States election

National Security Adviser John Bolton and National Intelligence Director Dan Coats told reporters Wednesday that the executive order is evidence the president is making election security a priority. The State and Treasury departments would decide on additional sanctions to recommend and impose. And number two, I'm concerned about what this will...

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  • The Best Moments From Women Senators at the Kavanaugh Hearings
The Best Moments From Women Senators at the Kavanaugh Hearings

Wade wasn't " settled law ". During a Fox News Sunday interview, Coons refused to say whether Booker would be required to meet with the Senate Ethics Committee, suggesting the document dump might have come at a price. "I know it's frustrating to the press, but until I finish my review I'm going to defer my decision-making", Collins said outs...

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  • U.S. marking 17th anniversary of 9/11 attacks
U.S. marking 17th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

This memorial is now a message to the world: "America will never, ever submit to tyranny". President Trump walks with Melania Trump and National Parks and National Parks superintendent Stephen Clark through the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa., on Tuesday.

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  • John Bolton: U.S. to Desert ‘Outright Dangerous’ International Criminal Court
John Bolton: U.S. to Desert ‘Outright Dangerous’ International Criminal Court

He also reiterated calls for the ICC to probe "Israeli crimes" and vowed the Palestinians would not "succumb to USA threats and bullying". Tarasov/ZUMA Press/NewscomNational Security Advisor John Bolton will reportedly take a hardline stance today against the International Criminal Court (ICC), which investigates allegations of war crimes and...

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  • Trump calls on Sessions to investigate who wrote 'resistance' op-ed
Trump calls on Sessions to investigate who wrote 'resistance' op-ed

The President can't decree it, no court is going to enforce it". On Friday, Trump said the U.S. Justice Department should investigate the identity of the op-ed writer. "It's national security", the president said on Air Force One, on the way to a rally in North Dakota Friday. That means it's she, ' he said, speculating about the identity of the t...

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  • 'Infowars' host reaches for spotlight outside Senate hearing
'Infowars' host reaches for spotlight outside Senate hearing

Jones says the "real election meddling" is the silencing of conservatives on social media, "just like Communist China". As the Florida senator fielded questions from reporters, Jones interjected to plug his fringe media empire InfoWars .

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  • 6 things to know about rising-star Democrat Ayanna Pressley
6 things to know about rising-star Democrat Ayanna Pressley

Ayanna Pressley told cheering supporters she's thrilled and humbled by her victory over longtime U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano , a fellow liberal Democrat. Deval Patrick. Ayanna Pressley , now serving on the Boston City Council, beat the 10-term Democrat in another big Democratic upset. She also supports measures deemed radical by many , includ...

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  • Texas woman takes off with baby after crashing vehicle in chase
Texas woman takes off with baby after crashing vehicle in chase

The resulting chase hit speeds near 100 miles per hour on several occasions and included the woman swerving into oncoming traffic lanes. Despite having an infant in a portable child vehicle seat in her care, she carelessly speeds down the highway, horrifyingly weaving in front of oncoming traffic.

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  • Russia Probe: Manafort Associate Sam Patten Charged With Illegal Lobbying
Russia Probe: Manafort Associate Sam Patten Charged With Illegal Lobbying

The details of Foreigner A's activities match up with those of Konstantin Kilimnik , a Russian-Ukrainian dual citizen whom Mueller has alleged has ties to Russian intelligence agencies. Patten was informed in writing of the ban, court papers say. He was released on his own recognizance Friday without a sentencing date. Foreigner B, Kilimnik an...

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  • Donnelly, Braun Link To Trump Ahead Of President's Evansville Visit
Donnelly, Braun Link To Trump Ahead Of President's Evansville Visit

Her comments follow intense negotiations between the two sides ahead of a Friday deadline set by the Trump administration as well as pressure to strike a deal after the US and Mexico reached a preliminary accord on Monday. Not long after the quotes appeared in the Star, Trump began pointing fingers. John McCain by lining the route from the Capi...

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  • Hurricane's death toll in Puerto Rico put at almost 3000
Hurricane's death toll in Puerto Rico put at almost 3000

Ricardo Rossello. A study commissioned by the territory's government and released on Tuesday found that the storm caused about 2,975 deaths, not 64 as counted previously. "Shame on President Trump for not even once, not even yesterday, just saying, 'Look, I grieve with the people of Puerto Rico'". Deaths blamed on Hurricane Katrina in 2005 rang...

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  • Veteran UK Labour lawmaker brands party leadership a 'force for antisemitism'
Veteran UK Labour lawmaker brands party leadership a 'force for antisemitism'

He accused some members of the Birkenhead Constituency Labour Party of "thuggish conduct", and said it was governed by "a culture of intolerance, nastiness and intimidation". "There are members of the House of Lords who don't take the Labour whip". The issue alone compels me to resign the whip. Mr Corbyn also stressed that people who hold anti-Se...

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  • Google denies Trump's claim that it's meddling with search results
Google denies Trump's claim that it's meddling with search results

On Tuesday morning, Trump claimed on Twitter that Google's search results are "rigged" against him to show more negative news stories. Trump's accusation of bias on the part of Google comes as social media companies have suspended accounts, banned certain users and removed content as they face pressure from the US Congress to police foreign p...

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  • White House Counsel Don McGahn To Exit His Post In The Fall
White House Counsel Don McGahn To Exit His Post In The Fall

The White House counsel is among the most critical - and yet least visible - positions within the West Wing, with input on a range of issues from policy to personnel to national security. Flood also worked for former President George W. Bush. Trump insisted at the time that his general counsel wasn't a "RAT" and accused Mueller's team of "loo...

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  • Criticism of Antifa Is ‘Donald Trump’s Appeal to Racism — CNN Analyst
Criticism of Antifa Is ‘Donald Trump’s Appeal to Racism — CNN Analyst

The theme here is, 'I'm Donald Trump and I'll protect you from the scary black people .' Antifa is widely perceived as an African American organization and this is just part of the same story of LeBron James and Don Lemon and Maxine Waters and the National Football League players and the UCLA basketball players.

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  • White House raises white flag over John McCain tribute
White House raises white flag over John McCain tribute

But when McCain passed away on Saturday at age 81 after a battle with brain cancer, Trump rejected its release, the Washington Post reported. At services there, McCain will be honored by several members of the Arizona congressional delegation.

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  • The Myanmar Army Should Face Charges for Genocide, U.N. Investigators Say
The Myanmar Army Should Face Charges for Genocide, U.N. Investigators Say

The UN report names six military commanders in Myanmar who should be investigated for genocide in Rakhine state and crimes against humanity in other areas, calling their actions "shocking for their horrifying nature and ubiquity". "The result is a continuing situation of severe, systemic and institutionalised oppression from birth to death"...

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  • Trump blames Democratic immigration policies for death of Mollie Tibbetts
Trump blames Democratic immigration policies for death of Mollie Tibbetts

Preliminary autopsy results from the state medical examiner's office also determined that 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts was the victim of a homicide, the Division of Criminal Investigation announced in a press release . A funeral for Tibbetts will be held on Sunday, August 26, in the gym of the BGM High School in Brooklyn, Iowa, at 2 p.m., KOLN-...

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  • Scott Morrison Is Australia's New Prime Minister
Scott Morrison Is Australia's New Prime Minister

Sydney-born Morrison, 50, who was treasurer in Turnbull's government, will try to bring the two warring factions together, but may find himself overseeing a breakup of the party. "We intend to be governing.so I don't think anybody should be making any plans for any elections any time soon, " Mr Morrison said. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tol...

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  • Russia’s intervention in Congressional elections: Bolton warned of the consequences
Russia’s intervention in Congressional elections: Bolton warned of the consequences

US intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian operatives targeted the presidential campaign in 2016 with a hacking and social-media disinformation campaign to try to tilt the election in Trump's favor and that they were likely to do so again in the November midterm vote.

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  • Facebook says it removed influence campaigns from Iran, Russia
Facebook says it removed influence campaigns from Iran, Russia

The first accounts were created in 2013 and posted political content about the Middle East, the United Kingdom , and the US, although the focus on the West increased starting previous year, Facebook said. Facebook also deleted some unrelated fake accounts originating in Russian Federation, which has been the main focus of reporting on disin...

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  • Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sets up GoFundMe page for legal costs
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sets up GoFundMe page for legal costs

It was the first trial victory for prosecutors in the office of special counsel Robert Mueller , whose investigation Trump has derided as a witch hunt. During his three-day testimony , Gates described his part in shielding millions of dollars in more than a dozen offshore accounts from United States tax collectors.

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