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by | September 29, 2018 | 10:34

The chief of the meteorology and geophysics agency, Dwikorita Karnawati, said the tsunami waves were up to 3m high. Based on initial reports, "many buildings" collapsed due to the 7.7 magnitude quake, he said. The 7.4 magnitude quake rattled about three hours after a revised 6.0-magnitude quake jolted the area, killing one person and injuring 10 others with scores of houses damaged.

by | September 29, 2018 | 09:57

Archila also told the Times that her father messaged her after the footage of the elevator confrontation spread around the internet: "I'm so sorry for not being able to protect you", he said. Kavanaugh has been accused by Christine Blasey Ford of sexually assaulting her decades ago. Flake was confronted in an elevator Friday moments after his pending "yes" vote was announced.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:53

The American Bar Association, which previously gave Kavanaugh its highest rating of "well qualified", asked the Senate judiciary committee and the full Senate to delay the vote until the Federal Bureau of Investigation could do a full background check on the assault claims something Trump has refused to order.

by | September 29, 2018 | 05:52

And Democrats know it, the president insisted. "They go into a room and I guarantee they laugh like hell". "I never saw them do anything wrong". The fate of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was also hanging in the balance earlier this week as the United Nations meeting began.

by | September 29, 2018 | 04:23

Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Mitchell's boss, praises her experience an "objective prosecutor" with a "caring heart" for victims. The outside prosecutor who was hired by Senate Republicans to question Supreme Court nominee Brett Ford and his accuser Christine Blasey Ford has said she would not charge Kavanaugh if it were a criminal complaint in her jurisdiction.

by | September 29, 2018 | 01:14

Ford delivered her testimony with deliberate certitude, though admitting gaps in her memory as she choked back tears at some points and said she "believed he was going to rape me". "I heard Brett and Mark leave the bedroom laughing and loudly walk down the narrow stairs, pin-balling off the walls on the way down", she said. Ford says she eventually escaped.

by | September 29, 2018 | 00:57

The FBI can't open the investigation without a formal White House request. Friday's committee hearing followed an impassioned hearing on Thursday with Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford . He added that Flake just wants to make sure the process of confirming the nominee is fair. Ford , a 51-year-old psychology professor from California, began her appearance by asking for a cup of coffee, her jaw tight with nerves.

by | September 29, 2018 | 00:28

Denmark's eastern island of Zealand, where Copenhagen sits, was cut off for hours as soldiers and police launched a massive manhunt. "The vehicle probably contains three persons linked to a serious crime", Danish police said in a statement .

by | September 28, 2018 | 23:39

Two other women have also come forward with allegation of sexual misconduct against Mr Kavanaugh in the 1980s. As soon as the committee opened, Democrats offered a motion to subpoena Mark Judge, a high school friend of Kavanaugh who Ford testified was a witness to the alleged assault.

by | September 28, 2018 | 20:45

This was followed by questions on why Trump was willing to give the accused the benefit of the doubt instead of believing the accusers' words without reservation. During his remarks, McConnell did not mention Ramirez. 'Again, again - just asking for a fair process where I can be heard and I can defend my integrity, ' Kavanaugh pleaded.

by | September 28, 2018 | 20:14

Democratic senators asked Prof. Moments before the panel convened, Arizona Sen. Most of the committee members had already made their minds up, putting the spotlight on Flake. Sen. If Dr. Blasey's allegation is true, the assault and Judge Kavanaugh's denial of it mean that he should not be seated on the U.S. Supreme Court .

by | September 28, 2018 | 17:24

Indonesia's disaster agency issued a tsunami warning for the west coast of Sulawesi and east coast of Indonesia's part of Borneo island, but later lifted the alert. More than 600,000 people live in Donggala and Palu . At least 557 people died and nearly 400,000 were displaced by four earthquakes with intensities varying between 6.3 and 6.9 magnitude which struck Lombok island between July 29 and August 19.

by | September 28, 2018 | 17:14

Trump's re-endorsement of Kavanaugh came seconds after the end of the day-long hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee . Ford began her testimony by describing the anxiety accompanying her appearance before the committee. "I am terrified", she said, her voice often quavering. Two affidavits, from Ford's husband Russell Ford and from the coach of their son's baseball team, say Ford named Kavanaugh as the alleged assailant.

by | September 28, 2018 | 16:59

Prosecutors say the attackers, aged between 21 and 34, planned to detonate a vehicle bomb at another location. The arrests were the culmination of an investigation that began in April and yielded a "detailed view of the preparations by the suspects", according to a translation of the prosecution service's website.

by | September 28, 2018 | 16:47

The only woman judge on the five-judge constitution bench, Justice Indu Malhotra , offered a sole dissenting judgment , disagreeing with her peers. She says the right to equality claimed by some conflicts with the right to follow a religious practice, again a fundamental right, and rejects plea for entry of women of all ages into Sabarimala.

by | September 28, 2018 | 15:44

Trump had "no achievement", neither in his speech to the General Assembly, nor at the Iran-centered UN Security Council meeting he chaired a day later, Rouhani added. In a blunt attack on China , the U.S. president told the council that China wanted to see him suffer an elections setback because of his hard line on trade.

by | September 28, 2018 | 14:40

The president initially set his meeting with Rosenstein for Thursday, the same day that the Senate Judiciary Committee scheduled a hearing on the allegations against Kavanaugh. The question now is for how much longer. Since the beginning of the Russian Federation investigation , Trump's legal advisers have privately raised questions about Rosenstein's oversight of the probe, suggesting he had a conflict because he was involved in Trump's decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey.

by | September 28, 2018 | 10:39

In the days leading up to the hearing, President Donald Trump stood behind his nominee, describing him on Twitter as a "fine man, with an impeccable reputation". "And nobody could listen to her deliver those words and talk about the assault and the impact it had on her life and not have your heart go out to her".

by | September 28, 2018 | 08:58

He was indignant with reporters who questioned him about how and why he was so convinced Kavanaugh was innocent. A recent poll in Minnesota, reported by The Minnesota Star Tribune and Minnesota Public Radio News found that, among Democratic voters, only 5% believe Ellison's accuser.

by | September 28, 2018 | 08:27

Emilio said the plane, flying from Port Moresby, overshot the landing at around 9.30am local time, ending up in the lagoon around 160 metres from the runway. "It was sinking. It's under water now", he said, while praising the impromptu rescue effort. Australia's ABC reported that Papua New Guinea's Accident Investigation Commission was preparing to send a team to the accident site.

by | September 28, 2018 | 08:02

Dolphin, however, says she thinks "Brett must have me confused with someone else, because I never kissed him". The Supreme Court nominee's behaviour as a teenager has come into focus following allegations that he attempted to rape Dr. "We submitted things to the editors and I believe they took them". A defiant Kavanaugh spoke to Fox News' Martha MacCallum for her show, "The Story" on Monday and said, "I'm not going anywhere".

by | September 28, 2018 | 03:57

Trump touched on quite a few other subjects during the press conference, including Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, whom he said he would "certainly prefer not to" fire , the AP reports. A reporter asked Trump what evidence he has to back up the accusation, which China has denied. "When you are guilty until proven innocent it's just not supposed to be that way", he said.

by | September 28, 2018 | 03:55

The questions led many viewers to wonder how senators got access to the messages , since WhatsApp's encrypted texts are generally only available to their senders and recipients. But her boss says Rachel Mitchell is a hard-hitting attorney who is used to handling high-profile cases and is one of the few prosecutors in the country with a deep understanding of working with sexual abuse victims.

by | September 28, 2018 | 03:43

Russian Federation last month hinted it would supply the weapons to President Bashar al-Assad, over Israeli objections, after Western military strikes on Syria. Israel denied this version of events and its air force commander flew to Moscow following the incident, which Putin called the result of a "chain of tragic accidental circumstances".

by | September 28, 2018 | 03:26

A third woman came forward Wednesday morning to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Grassley refused to hear testimony from two other reported victims, including the gang rape allegations by Swetnick. Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, another member of the Judiciary Committee, said he still expects the committee to vote on Kavanaugh's nomination on Friday.

by | September 28, 2018 | 02:58

Beijing urged the United States on Thursday to stop slandering China after President Donald Trump accused the Asian giant of trying to interfere in upcoming American congressional elections . The Chinese state media purchased a four-page advertising supplement in the Des Moines Register in Iowa this week touting China as "an example for the world" and even noting President Xi Jinping had studied in the state when he was a college exchange student.

by | September 28, 2018 | 02:15

President Rouhani began his intensive visit to NY on Monday morning at 8 am with a meeting with a number of American media executives. He said the USA has isolated itself by pulling out from the accord but would return to the deal because "nobody benefits from the current situation".

by | September 27, 2018 | 23:32

Ritch said he couldn't catch up with his son before he vanished. "I'm not eating, not sleeping, I'm just anxious about getting my little boy back". Investigators say they're following 250 leads and combing through thousands of acres. And that's whenever I took off running after him. Maddox Ritch, who does not speak because of his condition, likes to run, but in the past has always slowed down or stopped before getting too far away, his father said.

by | September 27, 2018 | 23:12

Liverpool Walton CLP posted a video on YouTube in May (above) showing the crowd breaking out into the "Oh Jeremy Corbyn " chant - although the Labour leader wasn't there on that occasion. "From onshore power to affordable childcare, the Labor leader's speech echoes calls from firms for more action on climate change and to unlock productivity".

by | September 27, 2018 | 22:15

Chicago-based data firm Uptake Technologies doesn't have any plans around the Kavanaugh hearings, or written policies about how employees should handle watching high-interest events on company time, said spokeswoman Megan Parker. The Judiciary Committee has bent over backwards just trying to get sworn statements from Kavanaugh's accusers. "I ask that she bring those filings forward so that we can learn date, time, and place!" he said.

by | September 27, 2018 | 20:13

President Donald Trump at the United Nations Security Council in New York City, New York on September 26, 2018 . Despite his tough talk, Mr Trump told the Security Council on Wednesday that he could envision relations with Iran moving along a similar "trajectory" as ones with North Korea.

by | September 27, 2018 | 19:50

She says she herself was in 1982 a victim of "one of these "gang" or "train" rapes where Mark Judge and Brett Kavanaugh were present". The document went on to say that each of the 60 men and women who signed, in the "extensive" time they spent with Kavanaugh , didn't "recall having ever met someone" by the accuser's name.

by | September 27, 2018 | 18:31

Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has announced his department secretary will run an inquiry into the matter and report as soon as possible. The minor Greens Party has called for a Senate inquiry into the entire ABC board, not trusting a government inquiry into the government's potential involvement in the scandal.

by | September 27, 2018 | 18:30

From picking through New Zealand fur seals' poop and puke, researchers know that they're partial to octopus flesh. Seals sometimes violently shake their prey to tear it into pieces, and in this case the kayaker just happened to be nearly precisely where this occurred.

by | September 27, 2018 | 17:44

Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code ( IPC) means sexual intercourse by a man with a married woman without her husband's consent amounts to adultery. The law only applies to men - women can neither be charged with adultery, nor can they be the complainant. During arguments, the centre had defended the law saying adultery must remain a crime so that the sanctity of marriage can be protected.