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GOP senator wants Kavanaugh, accuser to testify

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There is no evidence, other than maybe her husband's vague recollection, that she ever told the therapist in 2012 that her attacker was Brett Kavanaugh . My guess is that Senate proceedings will be delayed past the scheduled vote this Thursday and that the testimony of Both Kavanaugh and Ford will be heard. Read More »

What is the FBI's role in the Kavanaugh allegations?

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Still, the risks of a public hearing starring the all-male lineup of Republicans on the committee could be high. Signalling the GOP's determination to give no ground, Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley tweeted that the FBI's role "is complete". Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh's friend Mark Judge declines to testify about alleged sexual assault

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The assault purportedly took place in 1982 when Ms Blasey Ford was 15 and Mr Kavanaugh 17. On Tuesday Trump doubled down on backing Kavanaugh despite a woman claiming he tried to rape her in the 1980s. For example, a friend and neighbor of Blasey Ford's told the San Jose Mercury News that Blasey Ford told her of the incident in 2017 before Kavanaugh was nominated. Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh Assault Accuser Christine Blasey Ford Requests Judiciary Hearing Delay

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Anita Hill says the Senate Judiciary Committee could be holding a "sham" hearing next week without an FBI investigation of a woman's sexual-assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh . And I just want to say to the men in this country: Just shut up and step up. Her lawyer, Lisa Banks , told CNN her client has been "deflecting death threats and harassment". Read More »

Newsday, Will Kavanaugh accuser testify?

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The former Democratic presidential nominee said on MSNBC on Tuesday the relevant precedent is the FBI's investigation of Anita Hill's sexual-harassment allegation against Clarence Thomas in 1991 . Schumer said it would be " simply inadequate " to only have two witnesses testify next Monday. Said Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, a key Republican on the panel, said, "We should proceed as planned". Read More »

Trump feels 'terribly' for Kavanaugh

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But, you know what, I expect the men in this country and the men in this committee [.] Really, guess who's perpetuating all of these kind of actions? "I mean, she's shown some very incredible courage even coming in here and we're dealing with a nominee whose veracity is already an issue". Read More »

Where Did Christine Blasey Ford Go to High School?

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Ford said in the interview with the newspaper that Kavanaugh threw her down on a bed, grinding his body against hers and trying to pull off her one-piece bathing suit and the clothing she was wearing over it. Democrats complained that there was not a thorough FBI investigation of the allegations that took place, and no witnesses other than Hill and Thomas who were called. Read More »

Texas man rescues 6 dogs during Hurricane Florence rescue missions

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One road into town is providing some access into Wilmington, according to the Kansas City Star . He added: "Don't drive around barricades". More than 60 percent of homes and businesses were without power, and crews have completed about 700 rescues in the county where Wilmington is located. Read More »

New Apple watch: Check the time, give yourself an EKG

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The first of these was the Apple Watch Series Four, the fourth generation of Apple Watch with a sleeker design, a larger display screen, more emphasis on visuals and detail, and better communications and activity features (you can read a complete breakdown of the Apple Watch Series 4 here). Read More »

America needs to hear from Christine Blasey Ford

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A Palo Alto University psychology professor, Christine Ford , has come forward to the Washington Post with her allegations about Brett Kavanaugh . Ford initially broached the topic with her congresswoman, Democratic Rep. Anna Eshoo of California, who said Monday on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" that the two met for an hour and a half in July. Read More »

People in Trump's political orbit who have pleaded guilty

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The tweet repeats a claim Giuliani made Saturday about "sources close to Manafort defense" who telling him that the plea deal "does not involve the Trump campaign" that there "was no collusion with Russian Federation". It could be - although it's impossible to say with any certainty - that this changed the calculus for Manafort. Eisen said he doesn't think Mueller would have offered the plea deal unless there was "very powerful evidence" that Manafort could contribute information ... Read More »

Nintendo is launching official NES controllers for Switch

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Rainbow Dream in Mario Party 5, Woody Woods from Mario Party 3 and Luigi's Engine Room from the original game all had unique personalities and strategies to go alongside them. Nintendo answered that question on Thursday with the reveal of New Super Mario Bros . U Deluxe was confirmed for Switch . Of course, if you want this package deal, you'll be waiting a little while - according to Nintendo , the controllers won't ship out until December . Read More »

Brett Kavanaugh’s Accuser Willing to Testify, Lawyer Says

The accusation threatens to complicate his nomination, which must be approved first by the Senate Judiciary Committee and then by the full chamber, which is narrowly controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans. "I've been friends with Brett Kavanaugh for over 35 years, and dated him during high school". "She believes that if were not for the severe intoxication of Brett Kavanaugh , she would have been raped", Katz told NBC's Today . Read More »

Montgomery County, Maryland, Police not investigating Kavanaugh allegations

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All three members - Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.). One email even had the subject line "Spying" on it. Kavanaugh not only received that message, which mentioned a "mole", but forwarded it to Gonzales. According to Bloomberg News , who spoke to a White House official, President Trump's team will continue forward with the nomination, refusing to pull Kavanaugh's name from the nomination, and instead they will try to attack the credibility of the alleged victim. Read More »

How to prepare your iPhone or iPad for iOS 12

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As for compatability, iOS 12 is available on the iPhone 5s and newer iPhones, and the majority of the iPad devices. If you can't find a fix you'll have to wait for Apple to roll out its first iOS 12 update , likely iOS 12.0.1. If you want to jailbreak your device in the future, it is recommended to update via iTunes. We'll be publishing direct download links as soon as they're available. Read More »

Christine Blasey Ford: Kavanaugh Accuser Comes Forward

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NBC News reached out to Ford but did not immediately receive a response. Ford also alleges that a friend of Kavanaugh's , Mark Judge , was a participant in the incident. "These are all the ills that I was trying to avoid", she said. The woman is not talking to reporters and is not going public with her allegations. Read More »

Does what the Skripal suspects said add up?

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But when they were asked about the bottle of perfume that British man Charlie Rowley claims he found and gave to his girlfriend, Dawn Sturgess, who later died of Novichok poisoning, one of them replied by asking, "Don't you think it's silly for straight men to have women's perfume with them?" He and his daughter Yulia collapsed on a bench in the English city of Salisbury on March, after coming into contact with the poison smeared on the handle of Skripal's front door, police said. Read More »

Hurricane Florence lashes Carolinas, heavy rain leads to floods

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Thousands have heeded evacuation orders; others are hoping to cope with the storm in their homes or at local shelters. Roy Cooper warned residents to not let their guard down ahead of Hurricane Florence's landfall later this week. (1200 GMT) before stretching over low-lying areas reaching from Georgia north into Virginia. In its 2 p.m. September 13 update, the NHC the storm is getting hit by the Outer Banks and southeastern North Carolina. Read More »

Apple launches new iPhones

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Fowler tries out the $1099 iPhone Xs Max , with a 6.5-inch screen —the largest Apple has ever sold. The iPhone XR was announced along with the iPhone XS and XS Max. However, a few reports in recent days have sought to determine which new iPhone could be best for certain types of buyers. Verizon has offered T-Mobile's iPhone BOGO deal already on Friday. Read More »

On Puerto Rico, Trump Is Right

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It determined that the government of Puerto Rico did not do enough in the early days following the storm to stem misreporting. President Trump is prepping for Hurricane Florence by boasting about his sparkling record fighting super storms - especially in Puerto Rico , where he insists less than 100 died , and NOT 3,000. Read More »

Storm Florence: The impact in numbers

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Forecasters said conditions will continue to deteriorate as the storm pushes ashore early Friday near the North Carolina-South Carolina line and makes its way slowly inland. In Pender County, a woman died of a heart attack after paramedics trying to reach her were blocked by debris. "More and more inland counties are issuing mandatory evacuations to get people to safety quickly". Read More »

President Trump Says Hurricane Maria Death Toll Rose Like 'Magic'

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The Republican president said Democrats had inflated the number of dead in Puerto Rico "in order to make me look as bad as possible" but he did not provide evidence. "I think that Puerto Rico was an incredible, unsung success ", he had said. DeSantis and Scott have taken pains to court the Puerto Rican vote, with Florida's outgoing governor having visited the island seven times since Hurricane Maria made landfall. Read More »

Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max Pre-Orders Are Now Live

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As more manufacturers misguidedly remove the headphone jack from their phones - looking at you, OnePlus - we've always had at least one consolation prize: a cheap dongle. The entry level bundle, priced at CNY 6,499 (approx Rs 68,200), the XR Suit offers Mi Notebook Air, Mi Band 3, MI Bluetooth Mini headset and the Xiaomi Mi 8 SE handset. Read More »

Fellow Republicans Disagree With Trump on Puerto Rico

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President Donald Trump made some headlines on Thursday for sending out a pair of tweets disputing reports about the number of casualties in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. "That is the official death toll. and yet our deranged president doesn't believe it", he said . On Thursday, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz tweeted, "This is what denial following neglect looks like: Mr Pres in the real world people died on your watch". Read More »

Hurricane Florence: Giant, slow-moving storm causes deluge as it makes landfall

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Those conditions were expected to worsen significantly. It's unclear exactly how many people fled, but more than 1.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia were warned to clear out. But with a storm surge putting pressure on water to head back inland and heavy rains swelling those rivers, widespread flooding is the result. "Flash flooding will be extreme and flood waters will come up quickly and seemingly out of nowhere", the governor said. Read More »

IPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max get stronger and smarter

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Apple unveiled the XS, with a 5.8-inch (14.7-cm) screen, starting at $999, and the larger XS Max , with a 6.5-inch (16.5-cm) screen, starting at $1,099 and a low-priced 6.1-inch iPhone Xr made of aluminum, with an edge-to-edge liquid retina display, starting at $749. Read More »

Hurricane Florence: North Carolina devastated by ‘CATASTROPHIC’ floods

Florence had been a Category 3 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale with 120-mph winds as of Thursday, but dropped to a Category 1 hurricane before coming ashore. The water never made it to his home. Some of the worst flooding was in New Bern, where authorities were enforcing a curfew. At the city's airport, the wind was gusting at 91 miles per hour. Read More »

New iPhones Are Coming

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In short, Apple has enlarged the screen , not the phone, so our back pockets are safe. "It's classic Apple and Tim Cook ", said Clement Thibault, senior analyst with Investing.com. Prior to Apple's official unveiling of the iPhone X a year ago, many analysts expected its anticipated revamped design to spark a massive upgrade cycle. Read More »

IPhone XS Max could be the new 6.5-inch Apple smartphone

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Also a gold color for the iPhone XS will be an option among the other usual colors. The biggest expected upgrade in Apple Watch 4 is an edge-to-edge screen that creates about 15% more surface area. We don't have much longer to wait until we find out if this rumor is legitimate, as Apple is scheduled to reveal its 2018 lineup of iPhones on September 12 . Read More »

European Union approves controversial internet copyright law, including ‘link tax’ and ‘upload filter’

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Article 11 is meant to give publishers and papers a way to make money when companies like Google link to their stories, allowing them to demand paid licenses. "He just has to combine the proposed solutions to find a proposal that would be carried by the majority of the plenary". "These rules would ensure that the next Facebook or Google can not come from Europe", said Julia Reda , a German lawmaker who has opposed the draft law. Read More »

European Union approves controversial internet copyright law, including ‘link tax’ and ‘upload filter’

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Article 11 is meant to give publishers and papers a way to make money when companies like Google link to their stories, allowing them to demand paid licenses. "He just has to combine the proposed solutions to find a proposal that would be carried by the majority of the plenary". "These rules would ensure that the next Facebook or Google can not come from Europe", said Julia Reda , a German lawmaker who has opposed the draft law. Read More »

The Apple Watch is inching toward becoming a medical device

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On Tuesday, at Apple's latest event at the Steve Jobs Theater, CEO Tim Cook announced the launch of three different iPhone devices : iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max , and iPhone XR . The Apple Watch Series 4 will go on sale in Hong Kong on September 21, starting at HK$3,199 for the 40mm and HK$3,399 for the 44mm. " Apple watch has become an intelligent guardian for your health ", he boasted. Read More »

The iPhone XS will make eSIM a mainstream mobile technology

Apple's event comes with the global smartphone market at near-peak saturation, and without a major catalyst for sales ahead of a likely rollout of 5G, or fifth generation, wireless networks, expected in 2019. If you want to connect your wired headphones to your shiny new iPhone , you'll now need to pay £9 for a headphone adapter. "The larger screen will be very important in China to turn around the trend there, because they have lost some share in the last few years, partly because of ... Read More »

Dubuque native testifies on behalf of Trump's Supreme Court pick

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Richmond said Kavanaugh questions key legal precedents that have benefited the black community, and his confirmation would "fortify a generation of destructive conservative ideology at a time when several historically significant legal challenges will come before the high court". Read More »