Megyn Kelly on Kavanaugh Hearings: Dems ‘Should Be Happy That This Is Not a Trial’

Thursday on NBC’s “Today,” Megyn Kelly commented on the Judge Brett Kavanaugh hearings over sexual assault accusations, saying, “Democrats should be happy” it is not a trial because Dr. Christine Blasey Ford “would likely lose.” “The Democrats should be happy that this is not a trial because if it were, she would likely lose,” Kelly declared. … Continue reading Megyn Kelly on Kavanaugh Hearings: Dems ‘Should Be Happy That This Is Not a Trial’

Live Updates: Hollywood Unloads During the Brett Kavanuagh Senate Hearing

The Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off a hearing on Thursday morning in which Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford delivered testimony about Ford’s allegation that Kavanaugh assaulted her during a party in 1982. Judge Kavanaugh is scheduled to testify after Ford. Below are live updates (all times eastern) of … Continue reading Live Updates: Hollywood Unloads During the Brett Kavanuagh Senate Hearing

Boyfriend Who Filed Restraining Order Against Third Kavanaugh Accuser: ‘She’s Not Credible’

Julie Swetnick, the Michael Avenatti client who accused Brett Kavanaugh of being a gang rapist in high school, had a restraining order filed against her in 2001, according to the far-left Politico. “A Miami-Dade County court docket shows a petition for injunction against Swetnick was filed March 1, 2001, by her former boyfriend, Richard Vinneccy, … Continue reading Boyfriend Who Filed Restraining Order Against Third Kavanaugh Accuser: ‘She’s Not Credible’

Second Kavanaugh accuser offers message of support for Ford

The lawyer for the second woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct tweeted a message of support for Christine Blasey Ford on Thursday, as the California professor prepared for her highly anticipated testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Deborah Ramirez, who accused Kavanaugh of exposing himself to her while at a … Continue reading Second Kavanaugh accuser offers message of support for Ford

Grassley opens hearing as Christine Ford appears in public for first time to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley kicked off Thursday’s highly anticipated hearing before the panel as Christine Blasey Ford appeared in public for the first time to describe her allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Grassley, R-Iowa, opened his remarks by noting past FBI background checks of Kavanaugh turned up no evidence … Continue reading Grassley opens hearing as Christine Ford appears in public for first time to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Bill Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick slams Dems for ‘biggest double standard’ on Kavanaugh

Juanita Broaddrick, the woman who accused former President Bill Clinton of raping her decades ago, slammed Democrats Thursday for what she called “the biggest double standard I’ve ever seen” in their treatment of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Broaddrick spoke to the media outside the Senate building where the high-stakes hearing … Continue reading Bill Clinton rape accuser Juanita Broaddrick slams Dems for ‘biggest double standard’ on Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh, Ford hearing live blog: Supreme Court nominee and professor testify on sexual assault accusations

Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday on the California professor’s sexual assault allegations against the judge.  Ford has accused Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s, attempting to remove her clothes and putting his hand … Continue reading Kavanaugh, Ford hearing live blog: Supreme Court nominee and professor testify on sexual assault accusations

Kavanaugh, Ford hearing marked with hundreds of protesters around Capitol Hill

As the dramatic hearing with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused him of sexual assault, got underway, hundreds of protesters clashed on Capitol Hill. Demonstrators gathered outside the Dirksen Senate Office Building, where the hearing is being held. Some stood silently lining stairwells in the Senate building while … Continue reading Kavanaugh, Ford hearing marked with hundreds of protesters around Capitol Hill

Sweden Rules ‘Distracted Boyfriend’ Meme ‘Sexist’ Breach of Advertising Rules

Sweden’s advertising watchdog has ruled that a Stockholm internet company’s use of the ‘distracted boyfriend meme’ in a recruitment ad was sexist. The Advertising Ombudsman said internet service provider (ISP) Bahnhof ‘s inclusion of the now-famous image — which shows a man turning away from his girlfriend to admire another woman — in a jobs … Continue reading Sweden Rules ‘Distracted Boyfriend’ Meme ‘Sexist’ Breach of Advertising Rules

Texas Mother Catches Babysitter Commit Sex Act on 3-Year-Old, Say Police

A North Texas mother was horrified when she returned from a night out and, allegedly, caught the babysitter committing a sex act on her three-year-old daughter, say police. Anna police arrested James Delavega, 50, on Wednesday. They charged him with super aggravated sexual assault of a child, a first degree felony. Officers said that the … Continue reading Texas Mother Catches Babysitter Commit Sex Act on 3-Year-Old, Say Police

Liberty University Sends Hundreds of Students to D.C. to Counter-Protest Anti-Kavanaugh Activists

Liberty University is taking a page out of Yale’s playbook, sending hundreds of students who volunteered to go to Washington, DC, to rally in support of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. announced at the university’s convocation on Wednesday that the university would offer 300 students the chance to skip … Continue reading Liberty University Sends Hundreds of Students to D.C. to Counter-Protest Anti-Kavanaugh Activists

Nolte: Cracks and Contradictions Found in Christine Blasey Ford Documents

Attorneys for Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford released her polygraph report and a statement Wednesday, both of which appear to have further unraveled her allegations. To begin with, Ford’s polygraph test is highly unusual. After writing out her own statement of her allegations in longhand, she was asked only two questions by the test administrator: … Continue reading Nolte: Cracks and Contradictions Found in Christine Blasey Ford Documents

Winning: GDP Growth Unrevised at a Strong 4.2% in Second Quarter

The U.S. economy expanded at an annualized pace of 4.2 percent in the second quarter, the Commerce Department said Thursday. That matched the agency’s estimate from a month ago. Economists had expected a slight upward revision to 4.3 percent. The report confirmed that the economy grew at a robust pace in the April through June … Continue reading Winning: GDP Growth Unrevised at a Strong 4.2% in Second Quarter

Mulvaney: Trump Won’t Shut Down Government Before Midterms

Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney in an appearance Thursday on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” said President Donald Trump was telling the truth when he claimed the government would stay open despite the lack of border wall funding in the newly passed House spending package. According to Mulvaney, the president will not shut down the … Continue reading Mulvaney: Trump Won’t Shut Down Government Before Midterms

Kananaugh, Ford hearing live blog: Supreme Court nominee and professor testify on sexual assault accusations

Christine Blasey Ford and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday on the California professor’s sexual assault allegations against the judge.  Ford has accused Kavanaugh of pinning her to a bed during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s, attempting to remove her clothes and putting his hand … Continue reading Kananaugh, Ford hearing live blog: Supreme Court nominee and professor testify on sexual assault accusations

Amazon Picks Up Nicole Kidman Feature Film About Woman Groped at Frat Party Who Becomes a Women’s Rights Activist

Amazon has acquired the rights to a feature film produced by Nicole Kidman about a woman groped at a frat party who later becomes a female right’s activist, Variety first reported. The film, based on the book The Female Persuasion, focuses on the life Greer Kadetsky, a student who is groped at a university fraternity party by a known … Continue reading Amazon Picks Up Nicole Kidman Feature Film About Woman Groped at Frat Party Who Becomes a Women’s Rights Activist

Nolte — Hate Machine: CNN Pushes Brett Kavanaugh Allegation Hours After Accuser Recants

CNN pushed a sexual misconduct allegation against Brett Kavanaugh Wednesday night, hours after the accuser had already recanted. On Wednesday, news broke about a Rhode Island man named Jeff Catalan who accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of raping a “close associate” of his on a boat in 1985. Catalan made his accusation through the … Continue reading Nolte — Hate Machine: CNN Pushes Brett Kavanaugh Allegation Hours After Accuser Recants

***Live Updates*** Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Senators on the Judiciary Committee on Thursday morning will question Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the Northern California psychology professor who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were teenagers. Ford will testify first, followed by Kavanaugh. Senators will have five minutes to question Ford and then Kavanaugh. Some Republican … Continue reading ***Live Updates*** Brett Kavanaugh, Christine Blasey Ford Testify Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Barbra Streisand Unloads on ‘Groper in Chief’ Trump on Album ‘Walls’

In a series of interviews to promote her new album Walls, actress and singer Barbra Streisand details what inspired her to write “Don’t Lie to Me” — an anti-Donald Trump ballad in which she accuses the president of being incapable of telling the truth. [embedded content] When Barbra Streisand started writing lyrics for her new political anthem, “Don’t … Continue reading Barbra Streisand Unloads on ‘Groper in Chief’ Trump on Album ‘Walls’

Pelosi on ‘Justice Kavanaugh’ Hearings: Republicans Assaulting Ford, Cowardly Using ‘Hired Woman’

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Wednesday accused Republican Senators on the Judiciary Committee of assaulting Christine Blasey Ford with their “cowardice,” which she said included having a “hired woman” ask Ford questions at Thursday’s morning’s hearing. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Ford, the first person to accuse Kavanaugh of sexual assault, are … Continue reading Pelosi on ‘Justice Kavanaugh’ Hearings: Republicans Assaulting Ford, Cowardly Using ‘Hired Woman’

Donald Trump Surprises Marine by Calling Him on His 100th Birthday

President Donald Trump met with dozens of world leaders on Wednesday at the United Nations, but he also took time to call a Marine celebrating his 100th birthday. With the help of an assistant on social media, Marine Sam Nebesky has chronicled the celebration of his 100th birthday on the social media network. “Thank you, … Continue reading Donald Trump Surprises Marine by Calling Him on His 100th Birthday

Full Text: Christine Blasey Ford’s Prepared Senate Testimony

The following statement is Christine Blasey Ford’s prepared written testimony, which the California psychology professor who brought forth an allegation of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, will deliver in a Thursday Senate Judiciary Committee hearing: Chairman Grassley, Ranking Member Feinstein, Members of the Committee. My name is Christine Blasey Ford. I am a … Continue reading Full Text: Christine Blasey Ford’s Prepared Senate Testimony

Rosenstein launched ‘hostile’ attack in May against Republicans over Russia records: congressional email

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein initiated a “very personal and very hostile” attack on House Republican lawmakers and staffers in May after they requested records about the FBI’s investigative strategy in the Russia case, according to a congressional email documenting the meeting, as well as two additional sources. The congressional email reviewed by Fox News … Continue reading Rosenstein launched ‘hostile’ attack in May against Republicans over Russia records: congressional email

Trump, May Discuss ‘Big and Ambitious’ Brexit Trade Deal, But Brit PM Critical on U.S. Iran Policy

Prime Minister Theresa May and President Donald Trump discussed a “big and ambitious” trade deal at the United Nations, but the positive work may have been undercut by the British leader’s decision to criticise U.S. policy towards the Iranian regime. “It’s my great honour to be here with Prime Minister Theresa May,” the President told … Continue reading Trump, May Discuss ‘Big and Ambitious’ Brexit Trade Deal, But Brit PM Critical on U.S. Iran Policy

Telegraph: Poland Is First Post-Soviet Bloc Nation to Become a ‘Developed Market’

Central European nation Poland’s economic growth has achieved an unusual accolade, becoming the first former Soviet satellite state to be recognised as a “developed market” by the London-based FTSE Russell index. Britain’s Daily Telegraph reported the nation has enjoyed constant growth for 26 years, as the formerly Communist-controlled nation raced to catch up with its … Continue reading Telegraph: Poland Is First Post-Soviet Bloc Nation to Become a ‘Developed Market’

Experts Slash Outlook For German Economy Amid Trade Worry

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – Leading German economic institutes have sharply reduced their latest forecast for this year’s growth, citing trade worries, weakening demand from abroad and companies’ difficulty finding workers with the right skills. The fall version of the twice-yearly group forecast released Thursday cut the estimate for this year’s growth to 1.7 percent from … Continue reading Experts Slash Outlook For German Economy Amid Trade Worry

Ginsburg cheers on #MeToo movement in advance of Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated the #MeToo movement on Wednesday, just a day before highly-anticipated U.S. Senate hearing into sexual misconduct accusations made against the high court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.  (Associated Press) U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated the #MeToo movement on Wednesday, just a day before a highly-anticipated U.S. … Continue reading Ginsburg cheers on #MeToo movement in advance of Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Texas lawmaker denies sexual misconduct allegations

Texas state Sen. Charles Schwertner is accused of sending sexually explicit text messages and photos to a University of Texas graduate student.  (Facebook) Texas state Sen. Charles Schwertner doubled down on his denial of sending sexually explicit messages to a graduate student by hiring legal counsel on Wednesday amid his re-election campaign, The Dallas Morning … Continue reading Texas lawmaker denies sexual misconduct allegations

Libby Schaaf, Oakland’s anti-Trump, anti-ICE mayor, facing election rivals who focus on local issues

Controversial Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland, Calif., is touting her opposition to President Trump’s policies against illegal immigration — while mayoral challengers criticize her for the city’s homelessness problem and its high cost of living. Schaaf, a Democrat who captured headlines earlier this year after tipping off local illegal immigrants to a planned raid by … Continue reading Libby Schaaf, Oakland’s anti-Trump, anti-ICE mayor, facing election rivals who focus on local issues