Communications in central Sulawesi are down while darkness is further hampering the search and rescue efforts. The tsunami was triggered by a strong quake that brought down several buildings and sent locals fleeing for higher ground as a churning wall of water crashed into Palu.
National broadcaster NHK reported that one man had died in Tottori prefecture on Honshu island and another was missing on the southern island of Kyushu. Sangyo Shinkansen bullet train service between Shin-Osaka and Hiroshima stations will also be suspended on September 30, with the last scheduled run from Shin-Osaka to Hiroshima to be the Nozomi No.
He did not specify exactly what would be in or out of bounds, but agents in the coming days likely will seek to question anyone who accuser Christine Blasey Ford said attended a gathering in 1982 where she alleged Kavanaugh assaulted her.
The State Department announced Friday that it has ordered all non-essential personnel to leave the USA consulate in Basra, Iraq . Consular services will be handled by the embassy in Baghdad, Nauert's statement added. It also comes following heated exchanges at the UN General Assembly this week, where US President Donald Trump accused Iran of sowing " chaos, death and destruction " across the Middle East.
As Kirk continues to move over the Eastern Caribbean Sea, the broad area of heavy showers, thunderstorms and strong winds is gradually diminishing over the Windward Islands south of Dominica. Kirk had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and was located about 230 miles (370 kilometers) south of San Juan, Puerto Rico . Meanwhile, Hurricane Rosa weakened slightly off Mexico's Pacific Coast.
Christine Blasey Ford, the first woman to step forward with allegations of sexual assault against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, has not heard from FBI investigators examining claims made by Ford and others, a member of her legal team said Sunday. She has said Judge Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during their freshman year at Yale. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) was particularly confident that the investigation wouldn't hurt Kavanaugh's chances.
The letter reads , "when he [ Brett Kavanaugh ] was author of the Starr Report, my daughter (from Boulder Colorado) occasionally socialized with Brett Kavanaugh ". "And no, I've never done anything like that". At the same time, Trump described Kavanaugh as a "great gentleman" and said he believed the accusations against the conservative were "false".
Hearing the boy scream, the source heard the teen exclaim, "I got bit". Another lifeguard, sheriff's deputies and paramedics rushed to the scene and the teen was quickly airlifted to the Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, Capt. "When the bystanders got there, he was conscious, he was above water... and he was talking all the way while he was being transported", Giles said.
Ri says it's a "pipe dream" that continued sanctions and USA objection to a declaration ending the Korean War will ever bring the North to its knees. "Now they will say, 'Donald Trump said they fell in love". Earlier last week, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said he had a "very positive meeting" with Ri, and agreed to visit North Korea next month to prepare for another summit.
Following Sen. Jeff Flake's (R-AZ) announcement that he will vote to confirm SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh on the Senate floor only after a "limited" FBI investigation takes place for up to one week, Kavanaugh's high school friend Mark Judge says he will cooperate with such a probe.
Sushma Swaraj on Saturday addressed the United Nation General Assembly ( UNGA ) 73rd session in NY. She slammed Pakistan for "spawning grounds for terrorism". External Affairs Minister Swaraj appealed at UNGA that a Comprehensive (Convention On International Terrorism) should be passed as soon as possible after a consensus is reached.
Kavanaugh was one of 13 graduating seniors in 1983 who referred to Dolphin on their personal pages, the report said . The yearbook page , written by Kavanaugh, details his high school accomplishments such as his time on various sports teams, but then lists "Keg City Club (Treasurer)", "I Survived the FFFFFFFourth of July", and "Judge - Have You Boofed Yet?" Democratic Sen.
An initial tranche of sanctions was reimposed in August, and a second round is coming in November. The chief European Union official elaborated the plan, explaining that, "In practical terms this will mean that European Union member states will set up a legal entity to facilitate legitimate financial transactions with Iran".
Emergency supplies have been dispatched from Jakarta and other cities near Palu, he said , but the aid has not reached affected areas because of "bad roads". Indonesia sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire and is regularly hit by earthquakes . Moments later, the city of Palu was slammed by waves from a tsunami , destroying buildings and killing almost 400 people.
On Thursday, Trump was elated with Kavanaugh's fiery testimony, in which he defended his character while furiously denying the allegations. To Ford's advocates, Feinstein is a hero who has drawn attention to a victim's trauma and is holding a powerful abuser to account.
Other pictures showed major damage to buildings with rubble strewn about the road and large cracks running through the pavement. A mosque at Palu slammed by waves on Friday (Sep 28). An aerial view of the collapsed Jamiul Jamaah mosque where rescue workers and soldiers search for quake victims in Pemenang, North Lombok, Indonesia August 8, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto.
Kavanaugh staunchly denies ever sexually assaulting anyone, and his allies have questioned the credibility of Ford and a second accuser, Deborah Ramirez , based in part on what they say is a lack of corroboration. He says Kavanaugh should not be confirmed without a full investigation. "Avenatti is a third rate lawyer who is good at making false accusations , like he did on me and like he is now doing on Judge Brett Kavanaugh ".
It's tempting to say his performance was flawless, except it would demean the manifest honesty of Graham's indignation to label it such. Kavanaugh, who showed a faint smile during the chairman's rebuke, refused to directly answer the question , reiterating that he is innocent and welcomes " whatever the committee wants to do because I'm telling the truth ".
Regardless of where you stand on Kavanaugh , the level of awkward here is off the charts. For Archila, the treatment of Ford at Kavanaugh's hearing was beyond the pale. At that point, Flake's female staff responded, "We have your press available to talk to you guys". "I need to go to the hearing, I just issued a statement ".
Bush reaffirmed his support of Kavanaugh after Ford's allegation surfaced, saying he and his wife "stand by our comments". Just in: After Senate Republican leaders agreed to delay Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation vote, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has formally requested that the White House conduct a "supplemental Federal Bureau of Investigation background check".
At 11:45 a.m., the crash was reported near Clarendon Road and Joe Allen Drive in the Grays Hill community. But this is the first time the military has suffered a full-blown crash of an F-35 involving the ejection of a pilot. It is also home to five squadrons that fly various versions of F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets. Multiple Marine Corps F-35s struck Taliban targets in Afghanistan.
The social media platform revealed that attackers could use the accounts as if they were their own. Facebook said it does know who the attackers were or where they were based. "We're taking it very seriously", CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a conference call to reporters. It says it can not say yet whether the accounts were misused or any information accessed , nor does it know who was responsible for the breach.
Mitchell typically tries to put people accused of sex crimes in prison, but on Thursday (Friday NZ time) she was in the unusual and hard position of trying to chip away at the credibility of a woman. "I'm very appreciative that Rachel Mitchell has stepped forward to serve in this important and serious role", Grassley said. Conservative Times columnist Ross Douthat tweeted his agreement: " Kavanaugh could be innocent, memories of trauma can be wrong, but absent more dramatic exculpatory ...
Sen. A woman named Julie Swetnick came forward overnight to make serious charges against Judge Brett Kavanaugh while he was a teenager. Conservatives now see a comparable opportunity to affect jurisprudence for decades, even as liberals are aghast at the damage an activist right-wing Court could do.
Police sources told Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet that the vehicle is wanted in connection with a kidnapping. "In the vehicle there are likely three people who are connected to serious crimes". The Copenhagen police later said all bridges and ferry crossings had been reopened but heavily armed police officers were screening cars at bridges and ferries across the country.