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by | September 24, 2018 | 02:45

O'Rourke panned that idea, saying teachers have told they do not believe it will make them safer. Cruz called the legislation part of a pattern of O'Rourke flirting with loosening laws on illicit drugs beyond just marijuana. "Did you?" the moderator asked. After the debate, O'Rourke said Cruz "has a tendency to mischaracterize a position". He also slammed Cruz for supporting Trump's trade policies, which he said have negatively impacted the Texas economy.

by | September 24, 2018 | 02:01

He was arrested by the Kerala police after intense interrogation over the last three days. The nun had filed a complaint in June alleging that she was sexually assaulted by the bishop multiple times between 2014 and 2016 in the Kuravilangad convent in Kerala.

by | September 24, 2018 | 01:48

Ford accepts the Committee's request to provide her first-hand knowledge of Brett Kavanaugh's sexual misconduct next week", the lawyers wrote to the committee. The previous deadline for resolving the disputes was set at 10pm on Friday but Ford's lawyer, Debra Katz, rejected it as arbitrary and a bullying tactic.

by | September 24, 2018 | 01:35

But in the hours following the attack , state-run media is now reporting the Al-Ahwaz separatist group claimed the responsibility for the attack. A video distributed to Iranian media showed soldiers at the parade, an annual event marking the start of the country's 1980-88 war with Iraq , crawling on the ground as gunfire blazed in their direction.

by | September 24, 2018 | 01:08

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley had set a Saturday afternoon deadline for Ford to decide whether and how she will testify. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., wrote a letter to President Trump urging him to direct the FBI to investigate sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

by | September 22, 2018 | 19:16

The Indian government's decision to hold talks had been strongly criticised by opposition groups, and external affairs ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said events had rendered any discussion with Pakistan meaningless . Pakistan refused to take the blame and lashed back out at India. It described the reasons given by India for its "ill-considered" cancellation of the meeting as "entirely unconvincing".

by | September 22, 2018 | 19:05

Police said Martinez was known to run for miles around the city. Police say Mr Crawford has a criminal history, and they will be examining him for any mental health issues. This is a very isolated incident. "Whenever you have kind of this unexplained type of brutal attack that happens in our city, we do everything we possibly can to get to the bottom of it as quickly as we can", said D.C.

by | September 22, 2018 | 18:58

Iran will face pressure to respond to the high-profile attack on the Revolutionary Guards, the strategic force with the greatest commitment to the clerical leadership. The province saw unrest in 2005 and 2011 but has since seen been largely quiet. Attacks by Kurdish rebels on military patrols along the border further north are relatively common.

by | September 22, 2018 | 17:00

The Senate Judiciary Committee, which oversees Supreme Court nominations, is due to meet next Monday and has invited Ms Ford and Mr Kavanaugh to testify . Ms Collins and Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski are moderate Republicans who have voted with Democrats in the past, making them possible swing votes when it comes to Judge Kavanaugh.

by | September 21, 2018 | 20:18

Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving parents". She accused Kavanaugh of attacking her and trying to remove her clothing while he was drunk at a party when he was 17 years old and she was 15.

by | September 21, 2018 | 19:15

Queensland Ambulance Service operations manager Tracey Eastwick said the girl had lost a significant amount of blood after she was mauled on the thigh. The RACQ CQ Rescue helicopter lands at Mackay Base Hospital with shark attack victim Justine Barwick, inset. Her blood pressure was so low I couldn't even feel her pulse, but she was able to say a few words.

by | September 21, 2018 | 18:54

For the British media, the message from Salzburg was clear . "Throughout this process I have treated the European Union with nothing but respect, I expect the same of EU. She once again ruled out a second Brexit referendum. Responding to May's speech, Jacob Rees-Mogg, the leader of the backbench Tory Brexiteers, said: "The PM has shown steely resolve at the eleventh hour and is standing up to European Union bullies".

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:57

Two girls and a boy of unknown ages were cut or slashed just before 4:00 AM local time Friday morning along with an adult male and female. She is in serious condition but her injuries are not considered life-threatening. Police say the father of a child at the centre and a woman who worked there were also stabbed. Police said it was not immediately clear why she attacked the children and adults.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:41

The note, signed by Debra Katz, reiterated that it would be a "deal breaker" to demand Ford testify Monday, and further, submitting written testimony by Friday at 10 a.m. However, they said that she is open to negotiating a new date - under strict conditions, given the increasingly nasty atmosphere around the case. Katz also said that senators should be the questioners, and not outside counsel.

by | September 20, 2018 | 15:53

I know how honest he is. She says he pinned her to a bed and clamped his hand over her mouth when she tried to scream. Republicans have largely stood by Mr Kavanaugh's denials. But, he said he hopes Ford will appear at the hearing. She has published several books and more than 65 peer-reviewed journal articles. Since she reluctantly went public, her e-mail has been hacked and she has faced a barrage of harassment including death threats.

by | September 20, 2018 | 15:23

It added that the delegation would "present the continuous Iranian attempts to transfer strategic weapons to Hezbollah.and to establish an Iranian military presence in Syria". Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offered Russian Federation "all necessary information" to investigate. The statement from the Russian embassy came as Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman blamed " irresponsible and unprofessional " Syrian air defense operators for downing the Russian surveillance plane.

by | September 20, 2018 | 08:17

His daughter Maryam Nawaz was given 7 years for abetment, and her husband Captain (retd) Safdar was given 1 year for non-cooperation with the anti-graft authority. Dozens of jubilant supporters chanted "Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif!" outside the Islamabad High Court after the decision was announced. At one stage, they shocked the bench by saying that the Supreme Court's judgments in Khalid Aziz and Ghaniur Rehman cases wherein parameters were set for shifting the burden of proof on the ...

by | September 19, 2018 | 22:38

Israel has expressed "sorrow" for the Russian deaths, but insisted the Russian plane had been felled by "extensive and inaccurate Syrian anti-aircraft (surface-to-air missile) fire". The incident occurred on the same day that Russian Federation announced a joint agreement with Turkey to create a demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib province, which neighbors Latakia, potentially thwarting a large-scale military operation and impending humanitarian disaster in the country's last rebel ...

by | September 19, 2018 | 22:16

And quizzed on the threat posed by Russian Federation to eastern European countries, Mr Trump said: "I think Russian Federation has acted aggressively". "I hope you will take the decision to deploy more units and equipment", he said. Trump - accused by political opponents of having colluded in a shadowy Russian operation to aid his surprise 2016 election win against Democrat Hillary Clinton - agreed with Duda's assessment.

by | September 19, 2018 | 22:13

Stubbs faces no opposition in the November general election, making her the first black woman to represent Dane County in the Legislature. Reports say the shots were fired at Esker Software. More than an hour after the shooting, he and his colleagues were huddled in place in their cafeteria, away from windows. At least 40 people were gathered in the hotel's parking lot, waiting to be interviewed by police.