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Second woman accuses Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct
Another woman has came forward and publicly accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct — claiming he shoved his penis in front of her face at a drunken dorm room party. Deborah Ramirez, a Yale classmate of Kavanaugh’s, spoke to Ronan Farrow and Jane Mayer of the New Yorker about the alleged incident, which went...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 20:54:41 -0400)

Avenatti says he represents woman with ‘credible information’ about Kavanaugh
Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti claims he is now representing a woman with “credible information regarding Judge Kavanaugh and Mark Judge.” “We will be demanding the opportunity to present testimony to the committee and will likewise be demanding that Judge and others be subpoenaed to testify,” Avenatti tweeted Sunday night. “The nomination must be withdrawn,”...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:58:18 -0400)

Trump arrives late in NYC after praising Tiger Woods on Twitter
President Trump was delayed leaving his New Jersey golf resort for a meeting with the Japanese prime minister because he was apparently glued to the TV watching as Tiger Woods wrapped up his first PGA victory since 2013. “Tiger is playing great. Looks like a big win could happen. Very exciting! @TigerWoods,” Trump, a longtime...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:07:40 -0400)

Goodlatte threatens subpoena if DOJ doesn’t give McCabe memos
WASHINGTON – The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee threatened to hit the Justice Department with another subpoena if he doesn’t receive memos authored by ousted former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe. “If they’re not produced by tomorrow (Monday) or Tuesday of this week, we are going to issue a subpoena to the Justice Department...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:14:07 -0400)

Kavanaugh will use 1982 calendar to deny sex assault claims
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will turn over calendars to the Senate Judiciary Committee from 1982 that do not show him attending a high school party where Christine Blasey Ford said he sexually attacked her, according to a report on Sunday. The calendars show that Kavanaugh, then a teenager, was out of town during most...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:19:30 -0400)

Kavanaugh support hits record low amid sex assault claims: poll
WASHINGTON – Support for Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court has plummeted to record lows in the wake of sexual assault allegations when he was a teenager. New polling out Sunday from Fox News also shows more registered voters believe the alleged victim, Christine Blasey Ford (36 percent) over President Trump’s high court...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:51:47 -0400)

Florence floodwaters reveal fish washed up on interstate
Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence are leaving quite a fishy situation in North Carolina. As floodwaters from the hurricane begin to recede more a week after the storm made landfall, first responders on Saturday came across hundreds of dead fish on a stretch of Interstate 40 that had been hit hard by flooding. “Well, we can...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:47:54 -0400)

Rare two-headed snake found in flowerbed: ‘This is what nightmares are made of’
A woman in Virginia found an extremely rare two-headed copperhead snake slithering around her neighbor’s flowerbed. Virginia Wildlife Management and Control posted images and a clip of the venomous viper on Facebook last week — and the state now hopes to display it in a zoo to the delight, or fear, of many. “This is...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:16:10 -0400)

3D gun advocate accused of underage sex is jailed in US
AUSTIN, Texas — The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns was back in the U.S. Sunday after being arrested in Taiwan, where police say he flew after learning he was being investigated for allegedly having sex with an underage girl. The U.S. Marshals Service said 30-year-old Cody...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 14:34:19 -0400)

Christine Blasey Ford is ‘committed’ to Kavanaugh hearing: lawyers
The California professor accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually attacking her during a high school party in 1982 said through her lawyers Sunday that she is “committed” to appearing before an open Senate committee on Thursday even though many of her demands have not been met. “Despite actual threats to her safety and...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:41:18 -0400)

Pompeo threatens military force over Syrian chemical weapons
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday said the US wouldn’t hesitate to hold the “source of the bad behavior” accountable if Syria uses chemical weapons again – and wouldn’t rule out the use of military force. “We’ll have to analyze once the activity takes place. We pray that it doesn’t,” Pompeo said on NBC’s...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:09:25 -0400)

Iran’s president blames unnamed US ally for military parade attack
Iran’s president on Sunday accused an unnamed US ally of being behind a terror attack on a military parade that killed 25 people and wounded 70. “All of those small mercenary countries that we see in this region are backed by America. It is Americans who instigate them and provide them with necessary means to...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:03:40 -0400)

Haley denies Giuliani’s claim of Iran ‘revolution’
WASHINGTON – United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley shot down the assertion by President Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani that the US was plotting a “successful revolution” in Iran. “The United States is not looking to do a regime change in Iran,” Haley told CNN’s “State of the Union.” “We’re not looking to do regime change...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 12:25:54 -0400)

Graham says Christine Blasey Ford will be ‘respectfully treated’ at hearing
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Christine Blasey Ford will be “respectfully treated” during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week but noted her accusations that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in 1982 wouldn’t hold up in court and won’t change his mind. “You can’t bring it in a criminal court, you would...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 12:23:40 -0400)

Chinese nanny executed for killing three children in failed arson plot
A Chinese nanny has been executed for killing three children in a botched arson plot where she hoped to get money from their millionaire parents. Mo Huanjing started a blaze in the family home with the idea she would save them and get a reward for her heroic act. But instead, the children and their...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:32:23 -0400)

How an accredited reporter got a lifetime banishment from the UN
Matthew Russell Lee barely had time to notice the person who sat uncomfortably close to him at a First Avenue bus shelter. In a split second, he was handed a scrap of paper. “Look under the bench,” read the hand-scrawled note. When he looked up, the stranger had disappeared, but a fat, unmarked file folder...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:16:14 -0400)

Buddhist teacher forced devotees into sex, wiping his butt
A Dalai Lama wannabe was more like a gross Svengali, according to a damning new report. Once one of the world’s most respected Buddhist teachers, Sogyal Rinpoche forced his devotees to have sex with him and wipe his butt, an international Buddhist organization named Rigpa found in an investigation. Rinpoche, who sold more than 3...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:20:55 -0400)

Ex-Trump staffer accused of slipping abortion pill into girlfriend’s smoothie
A former Trump campaign spokesperson was accused of slipping an abortion pill into his pregnant girlfriend’s smoothie — sending her to the hospital and nearly causing her to go into a coma, according to court documents. Jason Miller — who served on President Trump’s 2016 campaign and transition team — announced he was quitting his...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:14:58 -0400)

Pompeo: Trump dissenters should ‘find something else to do’
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said administration officials who feel they cannot back President Trump should find “something else to do.” “If you can’t be on the team, if you’re not supporting this mission, maybe you’ve got to find something else to do,” Pompeo told “Fox News Sunday” in an interview aired Sunday. “We need...
(Sun, 23 Sep 2018 09:40:27 -0400)

15-year-old girl charged in deaths of mother, sister
ATHENS, Ala. — A 15-year-old girl accused of fatally stabbing her mother and older sister has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder. Limestone County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Stephen Young says the teenager is being charged as a juvenile and her name will not be released. It was unknown if the girl...
(Sat, 22 Sep 2018 22:40:06 -0400)