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A brawl ensued, prompting a call to the police. "As a @YaleLawSch grad & lecturer, I strongly disassociate myself from tonight's praise of Brett Kavanaugh ", Emily Bazelon, a Times reporter, tweeted at the time. She has spoken to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but Ford had reportedly not been contacted by the agency as of Monday. Apparently Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh also likes red red wine .
  • Red-state Democrats say they won't confirm Brett Kavanaugh

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    The White House insisted it was not "micromanaging" the new one-week review of Kavanaugh's background but some Democratic lawmakers claimed the White House was keeping investigators from interviewing certain witnesses. But after Flake's announcement Friday that he, Collins and Sen. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has the vote on pace for this Tuesday.
  • Graham tells Kavanaugh 'you've got nothing to apologize for'

    Graham tells Kavanaugh 'you've got nothing to apologize for'

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    In his five-minute speech to Kavanaugh, Graham called the accusations against the nominee "a sham" put on by the Democratic Party. Later throughout the hearing, several more Democrats would do the same, but Kavanaugh wouldn't answer. Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., on August 20 that she had had these allegations for 20 days and had recommended a lawyer to Ford. Left-wing HBO host Bill Maher said Friday that Graham "needs the stabilizing influence of his dead boyfriend", an apparent reference to ...
  • Search continues for passenger missing after Air Niugini rescue

    Search continues for passenger missing after Air Niugini rescue

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    Air Niugini chairman Kosta Constaninou had said on Sunday that witnesses reported seeing the missing passenger board a dinghy as USA divers and local residents rescued the passengers and crew from the sinking plane. Bill Jaynes, managing editor of a Micronesia-based newspaper, was on the plane when it hit the water. "And I thought, well, this is not the way it's supposed to happen".
  • Advisories issued in Mexico as Hurricane Rosa nears

    Advisories issued in Mexico as Hurricane Rosa nears

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    Rosa is expected to make landfall Monday as a tropical storm then continue moving northeast, soaking the southwestern US. The potentially unsafe conditions are expected to last through Monday. Rain is expected to begin Sunday afternoon in southeastern California and Arizona, where 2-4 inches is likely to fall, forecasters said. Flash flooding will be a primary threat when rain rates of 1 inch to 3 inches an hour possible.
  • Brett Kavanaugh busted lying about even whether he watched Blasey Ford’s testimony

    Brett Kavanaugh busted lying about even whether he watched Blasey Ford’s testimony

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    Lindsey O. Graham of SC, who called the proceedings an "unethical sham" and boomed that any Republican who voted against Kavanaugh was "legitimizing the most despicable thing I have seen in my time in politics". The judiciary panel's 11 Republicans - all men - let Rachel Mitchell, a veteran sex crimes prosecutor from Arizona, ask their questions. "I do not know how I will assess the credibility of these witnesses - these human beings - on the grave matters that will be testified to, because ...
  • EU to set up legal entity to facilitate trade with Iran

    EU to set up legal entity to facilitate trade with Iran

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    Mr Trump has called the deal "one-sided", "disastrous" and the "worst I've ever seen". But since there is no longer any US Security Council decree placing sanctions on Iran (that lapsed in January of 2016), there is no reason in principle for European countries or concerns to cooperate with the US in boycotting Iran.
  • In pics: Indonesian quake and tsunami

    In pics: Indonesian quake and tsunami

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    Hundreds of people had gathered for a festival on the beach in Palu on Friday when waves as high as six meters (18 feet) smashed onshore at dusk, sweeping many to their death. People watch from higher ground as a huge wave knocks down buildings and sweeps away cars on Sulawesi island. 'The quake was felt very strongly, we expects more damage and more victims, ' Nugroho said.
  • Four GOP Governors Want Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote

    Four GOP Governors Want Senate to Delay Kavanaugh Vote

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    But politics continued to drive the debate Wednesday, as Democrats repeated demands that the nomination be delayed for a fuller investigation, and President Donald Trump accused Democrats of playing "a terrible con game ". While Mr Trump pledged to listen to the testimony of Mr Kavanaugh's accuser and even said he was open to changing his mind about his nominee, he made clear that he was deeply sceptical of these types of accusations.