The EAS, nationally tested four times including in 2017, was created to give the president a platform to send a message through cable, satellite, radio and landline communications within 10 minutes of a disaster. The presidential alert is one of three kinds of alerts in the FEMA's WEA system, which also notifies the public about extreme weather or missing children, also known as AMBER alerts.
Anna Eshoo, whose office sent her letter to Feinstein. Lawmakers have not made any request for Ford to testify publicly before the Judiciary Committee. On July 30, Ford sent a letter about the allegation to Sen. "I did not do this back in high school or at any time". "SenateGOP Male GOP Senators, huge opportunity here to pretend you give a shit about women & be the first to say you'll vote No on Kavanaugh".
Christine Blasey Ford , a professor of psychology at Palo Alto University, detailed her allegations in the Washington Post at the weekend . In a statement on Friday, Kavanaugh denied the reported allegations that while at a party during his time in high school, he pushed a woman into a room, locked the door to the room along with another male and tried to take off the woman's clothes.
Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), has not delayed the vote. " He was trying to attack me and remove my clothing ". Christine Blasey Ford , a university professor in California, told the Washington Post on Sunday that Kavanaugh groped her and tried to take off her clothes at a party when they were teenagers in 1980s.
Ford told the Post that Kavanaugh and a friend - both "stumbling drunk", she says - corralled her into a bedroom during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s when she was around 15 and Kavanaugh was around 17. "My biggest fear was, do I look like someone just attacked me?" she said. Hill said Friday, "The reluctance of someone to come forward demonstrates that even in the #MeToo era, it remains incredibly hard to report harassment, abuse or assault by people in power".
Moscow said Monday that there would be no assault on Syria's Idlib as the leaders of Russian Federation and Turkey agreed to create a demilitarized zone around the Syrian rebel-held province. Russian Federation has been a firm backer of the Syrian regime since Damascus launched an offensive on peaceful protesters - and then an armed uprising - providing weaponry, military advisers, and from 2015 air support to the besieged government.
Olivia's maximum sustained winds are about 60 miles per hour, after the storm weakened from Category 1 strength, forecasters said. With the expected track bringing a weakening Florence along the eastern and eventually northern outskirts of the CSRA, that means the rain/wind will be the most extreme in those areas.
Mr Ortiz fled but was arrested in a hotel parking lot in the city of Laredo. Authorities in Laredo have a U.S. Border Patrol agent in custody after they said he fatally shot four female sex workers in the head. Alaniz said he believed that all the victims worked as prostitutes in the Laredo area. Ramirez's body was the first found, discovered on September 4.
Trump last week asked Moon to act as "chief negotiator" between Washington and Pyongyang , according to Moon's spokesman, after Trump cancelled a visit to Pyongyang by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last month. North Korea has demanded US security guarantees as key conditions for its disarmament, and ending the war is an integral element of that. The resumption of the Kaesong park and other dormant inter-Korean cooperation projects won't likely happen anytime soon because USA -led global ...
She claims she entered the wrong flat, mistaking it for her own, thought she was facing an intruder and felt it necessary to discharge her firearm. The Fox headline and the promotion that marijuana was seized at Jean's apartment recalls the many instances where irrelevant information has been spread about black men and children after they have been shot by police as a means of casting doubt on their victimhood.
The 26-year-old man is from Revere, according to the Massachusetts State Police. A man who was swimming off the coast of MA has died after he was attacked by a shark, local officials say, making it the state's first fatal shark attack in more than 80 years.
He denied those allegations and was confirmed. "Judge Kavanaugh's credibility has already been seriously questioned because of his answers regarding Manny Miranda, Judge Pryor, and other issues during his time in the Bush White House, and now his credibility is even more suspect", Schumer said .
Scotland Yard has said that they believe Petrov and Boshirov to be pseudonyms and that the men's real identities have been covered up by the Russian government. He and his daughter Yulia became seriously ill, while a police officer on the case was also hospitalised. Police believe the perfume bottle had been specially adapted to carry the poison.
Kipchoge became the new world record holder after running 2:01:39 to establish himself as one of the best distance runners in history. He added: "I ran my own race, I trusted my trainers, my programme and my coach - that's what pushed me in the last kilometres.
One person was killed, several were hurt and dozens of people were evacuated. An investigation into what caused the fires and blasts remains underway, but on Saturday, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt said that a pipeline controller in Columbus, Ohio, noticed a pressure increase in a pipeline in Lawrence.
On Friday afternoon, hundreds of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip arrived at five different spots in the eastern area of the coastal enclave, close to the border with Israel as part of their participation of the 25th Friday of the "Great March of Return".
When FEMA administrator Brock Long started his job a year ago, he began to take routine trips home to North Carolina, using a government driver and vehicle to make the six-hour trek from Washington , D.C. In a statement , FEMA Director of External Affairs Jessica Nalepa referred any questions about the reported investigation to the DHS inspector general's office, and said the disaster agency cooperated with all such investigations.
The massive storm cut a swathe of destruction when it struck the northern tip of Luzon island, threatening the lives and homes of roughly 4 million people. The Tuguegarao airport in northern Luzon has been heavily damaged. Mangkhut could be one of the strongest storms to hit Hong Kong in more than six decades, but the city is well prepared for wild weather and started shutting down, closing shops and suspending travel as Mangkut approached.
He said: "When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths ". Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports . On Thursday, Trump, without citing evidence, said that number was wrong and called it a plot by Democrats to make him look bad.
A majority of Americans (58 per cent) have said that the writer of the op-ed, an unnamed senior administration official, ought to publicly identify themselves, and 55 per cent think it is inappropriate for an administration official to work against the agenda of the President.
More than a thousand soldiers took part in a hyper-realistic recreation of a theater of war and explosions interrupted the normally tranquil region, one of the few in Russian Federation where the population is predominantly Buddhist. Chinese troops have joined the Russians. "This is why we will continue to strengthen our armed forces, to equip them in weapons and the latest equipment, and expand our military partnerships, international", he added in front of the soldiers the russians and ...
The Treasury and State departments also would be advised of the election attack and would be able to impose additional sanctions. USA intelligence agencies concluded that entities backed by the Kremlin sought to boost Republican Trump's chances of winning the White House in the 2016 election against his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton .
Sanctions were toughened last time on December 22 of the a year ago. Under a United Nations Security Council resolution adopted in December, UN member states are required to expel North Korean overseas workers within 24 months due to their contribution to the regime's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.
Stephane Dujarric told reporters at the U.N.'s NY headquarters the majority of those displaced between September 1 - 9 have fled to northern Idlib near the Turkish border amid an escalating air and ground offensive by regime and Russian forces there.
DHS says that since the money had not been spent, authorization to do so was going to expire at the end of the fiscal year on September 30. Merkley spoke about the document Tuesday on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" and on CNN Wednesday.