Lawyers for the woman who accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were both teenagers said in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee that an FBI investigation of the incident should be the first step in addressing their client’s allegation, a demand that came as President Trump and Senate Republicans stepped up their defense of the embattled Supreme Court nominee.
The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee faces a legacy-defining moment from her chosen ground squarely in the middle of a cultural, political and social firestorm over the future of Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh.
Within hours of coming forward, Christine Blasey Ford faced multiple attacks on her privacy and credibility, confirming her fears about what would happen if she went public and echoing the backlash faced by other accusers in the #MeToo era.
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The document release might be one of the last chances that the president’s congressional supporters will have to make a new, public campaign against special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s probe before midterm elections.
As bishop in the Pittsburgh Diocese, Wuerl put problem priests on leave, allowing some to move away and molest again.
Premier Li Keqiang’s comments come as the world’s two largest economies are on track to impose levies on $635 billion worth of goods traded annually between them.
The Supreme Court decision not to intervene in a long-running case could curtail the ability of major political players to raise money and would force the disclosure of some of the country’s wealthiest donors.
Some people who shared the video of Anthony Torres expressed regret for spreading the derision without understanding his experience.
"When you need precision decision making you can't count on a black quarterback,” Lynn Redden wrote of Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson.
Government officials said they didn’t have anywhere else to put the corpses, which they described as victims of organized crime.
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