Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, lined up behind the judge. By the end of the day, there was a slim, 51-49 vote tally in favor of Kavanaugh's confirmation. Steve Daines , R-Mont., who is attending his daughter's wedding in Montana. "We must always remember that it is when passions are most inflamed that fairness is most in jeopardy", said Collins, perhaps the chamber's most moderate Republican.
Port Harcourt streets had been festooned with conference banners, while police said thousands of officers were deployed to the PDP primary . Dankwambo is a two-time governor of Gombe State, first winning by a landslide in the governorship election of April 26, 2011.
Human rights groups are demanding Saudi Arabia clarify Khashoggi's whereabouts. "Since yesterday, contacts have been continuing between Turkey and Saudi Arabia to overcome the problem related to Khashoggi", they said. Yemeni activist and 2011 victor of the Nobel Peace Prize, Tawakkol Karman, hit out at the Saudi authorities, saying she believed Khashoggi "was kidnapped in this gangster's den that is supposed to be a consulate".
Children living at The Nest in Nairobi greeted her with singing and dancing, and it didn't take long before the typically reserved US first lady gave in to the moment. President Trump supported his wife's visit, sharing that, "It is a attractive thing to see". The school has more than 8,500 students served by 77 teachers, making for a student-teacher ratio of 111 to 1.
Sexual violence against women was and remains a pervasive weapon in the Congo, and as of 2016, years after the official end of the last conflict, Panzi was still treating an estimated 1,300 to 1,900 women a year on average, Baker noted. The resolution reiterated the obligations on states to take special measures to protect women and girls in armed conflict, and to hold perpetrators to account for genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes including those relating to sexual and other ...
Residents react as rescuers recover the body of a tsunami victim in a village heavily damaged by Friday's tsunami in Palu , Central Sulawesi, Indonesia Indonesia, Wednesday, Oct. Friday's magnitude 7.5 quake injured and displaced more than 70,000. "I've instructed the governor to recommend the markets to be re-opened, we want to start reviving the economy".
But I can say that he lied under oath. Kavanaugh testified to the Senate Judiciary Committee that he has never been blackout drunk. Alleging that Judge Kavanaugh has shown contempt for the truth, the process, the rule of law, and accountability, Roche added that Kavanaugh's willingness to lie to avoid embarrassment sheds doubt on his denial of his involvement in larger questions of sexual assault .
On the same day, an official at Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul had dismissed a Reuters report which cited Turkish officials claiming that Saudi citizen Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the consulate. The Committee to Protect Journalists said it was alarmed by reports Khashoggi may have been killed inside the consulate. Khashoggi has lived in self-exile in the United States for the past year and a was regular contributor to the Washington Post's opinion section.
The Senate's vote on Saturday (October 6) was 50 to 48 - the narrowest margin since 1881, the Washington Post points out - and came in almost precisely down party lines. Some Democrats are blaming Michael Avenatti, the attorney who represented Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick, for making the case against Kavanaugh less powerful, as she ultimately faced questions about her credibility when she appeared to walk back some of her previous statements and it appeared she had a history of legal ...
Sanders pushed back and said while President Trump was stating the facts about Ford's failure to remember key details about an alleged assault from high school, Acosta regularly failed to accurate. Trump was more prudent however when asked about the outcome of the upcoming Senate vote on whether to approve Kavanaugh for the highest USA court. Then, he slammed Franken's replacement Tina Smith , who he said no one ever heard of and is "never going to vote for us".
Amid reports of missing Interpol president Meng Wonghei being detained in China, the global police organisation has asked for a "clarification" from the Chinese authorities. It appears Meng's wife was not informed. Critics said Meng's disappearance would sound alarm bells in global organisations that work with China. The French interior ministry said: "Exchanges with Chinese authorities continue".
The First Lady's visit to Africa has offered up a softer side of the Trump administration, which is facing a critical vote on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Friday. Trump's predecessor Barack Obama criticised alleged human rights abuses in Egypt following the army's 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi but relations have since stabilised.
Joe Manchin (D-WV) - two key swing votes - announced their support for Kavanaugh Friday, giving the nominee the majority he needs. Following the claims, Kavanaugh said in a statement: 'I categorically and unequivocally deny this allegation.
Khashoggi's disappearance. - Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Turkey has been summoned to the Turkish foreign ministry over the reported disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , a ministry official told CNN. In an article written for the Post in September 2017, Khashoggi wrote: "When I speak of the fear, intimidation, arrests and public shaming of intellectuals and religious leaders who dare to speak their minds, and then I tell you that I'm from Saudi Arabia, are you ...
Hopkins and his adopted son, Seth, 28, have been released from medical facilities. Two or three children were under Fred Hopkins' care, Florence Solicitor Ed Clements said . Lott said it's standard police procedure to arraign to meet with a subject for an interview. Also, recall that on 29 June in the shooting in the newspaper Capital Gazette in Annapolis (Maryland) five people were killed and "many seriously injured".
A Utah toddler's parents are in disbelief after they discovered their 2-year-old son sent more than $1,000 through a shredder. The Belnap family's savings have taken a considerable blow after their toddler, Leo, placed $1000 worth of notes through an electronic shredder.
President Donald Trump lashed out at women opposing his nomination of conservative jurist Brett Kavanaugh on Saturday, preceeding a vote by the United States Senate. On Thursday, protesters swarmed into Capitol Hill and roamed the Senate hallways to lobby lawmakers who took turns in a secure basement room reviewing a single copy of a new Federal Bureau of Investigation background report on Kavanaugh.
Republicans control the Senate by a 51-49 margin, and Saturday's vote seems destined to be almost party-line. Sen. The only party dissenters were Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski , who had meant to vote no, and Democrat Joe Manchin , who voted yes.
But Collins said the Federal Bureau of Investigation had found no corroborating evidence from witnesses whose names Ford had provided. "I do believe that she was assaulted". The first lady is wrapping up a four-country tour of Africa. According to Ford, the judge groped her and tried to remove her clothing at a party when they were both teenagers.
Defense attorney Dan Herbert called Van Dyke "a sacrificial lamb" offered by political and community leaders "to save themselves". Mr Van Dyke has also been found guilty on all 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm - one count per shot fired.
While Nelson said this agreement won't solve all the problems plaguing the dairy industry , it's a start. Lori Otto Punke, President of the Washington Council on International Trade (WCIT), had this to say about the new NAFTA replacement: "An integrated North American market, which this new USMCA continues, is critical to Washington state businesses, farmers, ranchers and workers".
A ship of war in china is spent at less than 45 yards (41 meters) of the destroyer lance-missile USS Decatur Sunday near islands claimed by Beijing, an action that the US Navy was described as a "dangerous and not professional", and which forced the us ship to change its trajectory.
She looked on as a baby was weighed, reported NBC, and later picked up another baby, cooing to him, making faces and kissing him, to the delight of those around her (see video below). Trump spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham told CNN the trip will focus on diplomacy and humanitarian causes. "So we've known that we would be doing this since the very beginning".
A 2014 post on his Facebook page said he celebrated his 70th birthday at a shooting range by repeatedly firing his M-14 rifle, set up exactly like the one he used in Vietnam. Kirby confirmed around 5:30 p.m. that three deputies and two City of Florence officers have been shot. Authorities have named the suspect they believe shot seven police officers in SC as they tried to serve a search warrant.
Stevens comments were made in front of a small crowd at a moderated discussion forum for Boca Raton retirees. He served from 1975 until his retirement in 2010. In " Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution ", Stevens lauded the younger judge for a ruling he issued regarding political contributions.