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|By offering an interview, Brett Kavanaugh seized control of his own defense against mounting allegations
Brett Kavanaugh looked less like a Supreme Court justice than an ordinary political candidate whose campaign is on the skids, mired in scandal as he battles to keep his hopes of high office alive.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 11:33 AM
|Analysis: 22 important moments from Kavanaugh's interview
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his wife Ashley sat down for an interview with Fox News' Martha McCallum Monday in an attempt to reclaim momentum for a bid badly hamstrung by two allegations of sexually inappropriate conduct.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 2:31 PM
|Avenatti: New Kavanaugh accuser coming forward
Michael Avenatti said Monday night that he has new information regarding allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 1:08 PM
|Sanders: Trump open to second Kavanaugh accuser testifying
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told ABC News that President Trump is open to having Brett Kavanaugh's second accuser, Deborah Ramirez, testify.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 11:59 AM
|Why Kavanaugh's interview last night was unusual
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 12:10 PM
|Jeffrey Toobin calls out 'weird' interview
CNN Chief Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin criticizes Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's decision to grant an interview to Fox News.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 2:01 PM
|Key senator says FBI investigation 'would sure clear up' questions
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|President Trump goes after China trading practices
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 1:47 PM
|Trump says his admin has accomplished more than others. Laughter follows.
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|Ted Cruz forced from restaurant
Sen. Ted Cruz was forced to leave a Washington restaurant Monday after left-wing activists swarmed the senator, heckling him with chants and demanding to know his position on embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 2:59 PM
NYT > U.S.
|Protesters Rally Against Kavanaugh, and Back His Accusers: ‘The Wave of Women Is Here’
Demonstrations and walkouts took place in solidarity with Christine Blasey Ford and Deborah Ramirez, who have accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexual misconduct.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 2:25 PM
|‘Highly Aggressive’ Green Crabs From Canada Menace Maine’s Coast
The crabs, which are known as the “cockroach of the sea,” eat oysters, can prey on lobsters in groups and have been known to turn on each other, experts said.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 8:45 AM
|Transcript of Brett Kavanaugh’s Interview With Fox News
Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, sat down with Martha MacCallum of Fox News to discuss the sexual assault accusations that have been raised since his nomination to the Supreme Court.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 2:40 AM
|What Teenagers Think About the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh
High school girls said they recognized the way Mr. Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, was being criticized for speaking out.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 9:24 AM
|Amber Guyger, Dallas Officer Who Killed Botham Jean in His Home, Is Fired
Ms. Guyger fatally shot Mr. Jean, her neighbor, after entering his apartment. The killing gripped the city and led to protests against police brutality.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 11:04 PM
|North Carolina, a ‘Slow Spender’ State, Struggles to Hand Out Storm Aid
North Carolina has had an especially hard time distributing money earmarked by Congress to help low- and moderate-income homeowners in the wake of disasters.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 2:21 AM
|#WhyIDidntReport: Survivors of Sexual Assault Share Their Stories After Trump Tweet
A new hashtag has survivors of sexual abuse answering the question: Why didn’t you say something sooner?
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 4:04 AM
|Sexual Harassment Allegations Wipe a Name Off the Map
The geologist David Marchant was so renowned he had an Antarctic glacier named after him. The honor was stripped away after he was accused of sexual harassment in the field.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 6:30 AM
|Watch Live: Leaders Speak to the United Nations General Assembly
President Trump will give a speech on Tuesday before the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 1:40 PM
|California Today: California Today: LeBron James Knows the Lakers Have ‘a Long Way to Go’
Tuesday: King James’s first public appearance as a Laker, Instagram’s co-founders resign, and remembering Henry Wessel.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 1:09 PM
News – Insurance Journal
|13% Percent Increase in Fatal Crashes on Oregon Roads
The number of people killed in fatal crashes in Oregon has gone up by 13 percent from last year. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported that the total number of deaths on city streets, freeways and county highways was driven up this summer …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 3:04 PM
|Idaho’s High Court Considering Defamation by Inference Suit
The Idaho Supreme Court has heard arguments in a case that could determine whether individuals have the right to sue if they think someone implied, but didn’t outright say, something defamatory. The issue arose in a lawsuit brought last year …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 3:01 PM
|Major Oil and Gas Firms Pledge to Cut Greenhouse Gases to Fight Climate Change
A group of the world’s top oil and gas companies pledged on Monday to slash emissions of a potent greenhouse gas by a fifth by 2025 in an effort to battle climate change. The Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 1:39 PM
|Majesco Appoints Elster as CEO; Mehta Becomes Chairman
Insurance software and consulting firm Majesco has appointed Adam Elster as chief executive officer, effective October 1, 2018. The company said that Ketan Mehta, Majesco co-founder and current CEO, has decided to retire from the operational role after 36 years …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 1:30 PM
|Chubb Appoints Konz as EVP, Reinsurance Officer, Overseas General Insurance
Chubb has named Jeremiah Konz as executive vice president, reinsurance officer for Chubb Overseas General Insurance, the company’s international general insurance business in over 50 countries and territories. Konz is currently senior vice president, Ceded Reinsurance for Chubb’s North American …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 12:35 PM
|Judge Declares Mistrial in California J&J Talcum Cancer Case
Johnson & Johnson’s latest trial over claims that its baby powder causes cancer ended in a stalemate when jurors couldn’t agree on a verdict. A state judge in Pasadena, California, declared a mistrial Monday after jurors deadlocked on Carolyn Weirick’s …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 12:32 PM
|Singapore’s Changi Airport Tests Terminal Run by Robots, Not Humans
Imagine landing at a major airport and the only human official you meet on your way through the terminal is a customs officer. Singapore’s Changi Airport, voted the world’s best for the past six years by Skytrax, is pursuing that …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 12:19 PM
|UK Labour Party Sees 2nd Referendum as Way to Avoid Chaotic No-Deal Brexit
The U.K. opposition Labour Party plans to vote down Theresa May’s divorce agreement with the European Union, and sees a second referendum as a way of avoiding a chaotic no-deal Brexit. Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer set out what he …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 12:04 PM
|Global Insurers Realize Innovation Is Critical for Future Success: A.M. Best Survey
A significant majority of global insurers understand that innovation is increasingly becoming a competitive differentiator in the global marketplace, according to the results of an A.M. Best survey of its rated entities. More than 80 percent of survey respondents said …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 11:44 AM
|Alliant Hires Potts to Its Employee Benefits Group in Virginia
Alliant has hired Arlene Potts as vice president within its Employee Benefits Group. Potts is based in Suffolk, Va., and will work with a portfolio of clients to provide strategic employee benefits services that aim to reduce healthcare costs and …
POSTED SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 10:56 AM