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Graham: 'Not going to ruin' Kavanaugh over Ford's accusation

South Carolina GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that he does not expect to be swayed against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh even after he hears from Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused him of sexual assault.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:59:16 GMT

Kavanaugh accuser will testify in open hearing on Thursday

Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford said in a statement on Sunday that she has committed to testifying in an open hearing on Thursday about her allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 02:56:39 GMT

New book excerpt: Trump urged Roethlisberger to escort Daniels to room instead of bodyguards

Stormy Daniels, in her new tell-all book, says she was "terrified" by Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger after Donald Trump introduced the two at a nightclub in 2006.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 12:11:25 GMT

GOP allies urge Trump not to fire Rosenstein ahead of Kavanaugh confirmation, midterms

What seemed at first like a long-awaited opening to get rid of the "lingering stench" at his Justice Department now poses a quandary for President Donald Trump: Would firing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein complicate precarious confirmation proceedings for an embattled Supreme Court nominee?

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:54:11 GMT

Ex-Trump official walked back statement to Mueller probe about Flynn's talks with Russian diplomat

A former Trump official corrected a claim to she made to federal investigators about what she knew during the presidential transition about Russia sanctions after former national security adviser Michael Flynn's guilty plea in the Russia investigation contradicted her account, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:53:16 GMT

White House and Kavanaugh deny allegation made by second woman

The White House and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh denied an allegation Sunday made by a second woman accusing him of inappropriate sexual behavior.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 04:15:30 GMT

Dem Sen. Mazie Hirono says abuse allegations against Keith Ellison should be investigated

Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono on Sunday called for an investigation into allegations of physical and emotional abuse against former Minnesota Democratic Rep. Keith Ellison, who is running for attorney general of Minnesota.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:20:25 GMT

Minnesota lawmaker abandons campaign amid daughter's allegations of inappropriate conduct

A Minnesota state representative suddenly ended his reelection campaign ahead of a Minnesota Public Radio report detailing allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior brought forward by his daughter.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 02:22:19 GMT

Conservative strategist takes leave of absence after 'inexcusable mistake' in claim Kavanaugh accuser misidentified alleged attacker

After stirring controversy by posting a series of tweets suggesting the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault misidentified her attacker, conservative strategist Ed Whelan will be taking a leave of absence from the Ethics and Public Policy Center, the organization's board announced Sunday.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:33:34 GMT

Mazie Hirono previews what she'll ask Kavanaugh during hearing with his accuser

Hawaii Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono on Sunday previewed what she plans to ask Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during a hearing later this week to address a sexual assault allegation levied against him.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:58:47 GMT

Trump's trade war with China is about to get a whole lot bigger

The trade fight between the United States and China is set to intensify Monday when the two economic superpowers hit each other with their biggest round of tariffs yet.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:12:16 GMT

Bloomberg says he's undecided on 2020

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said in an interview that aired Sunday on CNN's "Fareed Zakaria GPS" he might move to run for president after the midterm elections this year.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:51:07 GMT

Democrats begin to worry about Latino vote

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters are talking about in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow's headlines today.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:31:25 GMT

Nikki Haley says sexual harassment accusers shouldn't be blamed or second-guessed

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nations Nikki Haley said Sunday that as a general principle, people should avoid blaming or second-guessing sexual harassment accusers.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:11:50 GMT

Senate Judiciary Committee contacts Ford's friend about party

As the Senate Judiciary Committee staff negotiates with attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a past sexual assault, over a potential hearing on Thursday, Republican staffers are working to interview those who may have information about the alleged incident.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 03:55:49 GMT

The 100-keg quest: Kavanaugh classmate details senior year at Georgetown Prep

A goal of drinking 100 beer kegs by the end of senior year. A party with a stripper. A student falling through ceilings at house parties. These are new details coming to light in Mark Judge's descriptions of his days as a Georgetown Prep student.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:36:53 GMT

Senate Judiciary Committee adviser working on Kavanaugh nomination resigns

Garrett Ventry, a communications adviser to the Senate Judiciary Committee's GOP majority who had been working on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court, resigned on Friday prior to the publication of a report about a past sexual harassment allegation against him.

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 19:43:07 GMT

White House furniture finds nouveau life in the Blue Room


Sat, 22 Sep 2018 16:00:43 GMT

Recaps and previews: The week in politics, GIF'd


Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:08:48 GMT

Trump admin proposes rule to block visas, green cards for those likely to use certain public benefits

The Trump administration on Saturday revealed its plan to make it harder for immigrants to come to or stay in the United States if they or their family may use certain public benefits.

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 10:58:22 GMT

Ben Carson ties Kavanaugh allegation to old socialist group

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson on Friday tied the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to a century-old plot by socialists.

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:18:17 GMT

Trump vows to rid Justice Department of 'lingering stench'

President Donald Trump vowed Friday night to eradicate a "lingering stench" at the Justice Department, hours after it was reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed wearing a "wire" to record conversations with Trump and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him from office.

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:38:02 GMT

This is Trump's model for losing Congress and winning re-election


Fri, 21 Sep 2018 22:57:51 GMT

Trump backs away from demand to declassify documents related to Russia investigation

President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to back away from his earlier demand for the "immediate declassification" of various documents and text messages related to the Russia investigation, kicking the issue instead to the Justice Department watchdog.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:13:05 GMT

Trump to award Medal of Honor to combat medic

President Donald Trump plans to award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army staff sergeant in recognition of his treatment and evacuation of fellow US soldiers while taking fire from enemy combatants in Afghanistan in 2008.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 23:35:50 GMT

Trump unleashes on Kavanaugh accuser

President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets Friday, deviated from his previously measured comments about the woman who has accused his Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanugh of sexual assault, claiming that if the attack she alleges "was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities".

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:47:05 GMT

The Point: The 35 most mind-blowing lines from Donald Trump's Las Vegas speech

President Donald Trump was in Las Vegas on Thursday night to headline a campaign rally for Sen. Dean Heller, the most endangered Republican incumbent on the ballot this fall. He did a pre-rally interview with Fox News anchor Sean Hannity -- "Wave to the fake news media," Hannity told Trump at the start of the interview -- and then took the stage to deliver his now-familiar stump speech, a mix of Teleprompter reading and free-form riffs on, well, everything.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:01:57 GMT

Melania Trump's spokeswoman reprimanded for Hatch Act violation

Stephanie Grisham, communications director for first lady Melania Trump, was issued a warning letter from the Office of the Special Counsel for violating the Hatch Act in July when she tweeted in acknowledgment of her third-year anniversary working for Trump.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:18:04 GMT

How Don Jr. became the President's most vocal defender

The week after a parade of Cabinet-level officials released statements denying their involvement in an anonymous New York Times op-ed attributed to a Trump administration official, a high-profile surrogate made an appearance on a network morning show to defend the President: his eldest son.

Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:24:23 GMT


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Grassley promises evaluation of new claims against Kavanaugh, hits Dems for withholding info

Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, late Sunday slammed Senate Democrats for withholding information from the committee regarding sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 04:00:00 GMT

Kavanaugh denies 2nd accuser's sexual misconduct allegation as Avenatti claims 'evidence' of 'targeting' women for gang rape

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced a storm of new sexual misconduct allegations Sunday after attorney Michael Avenatti said he had knowledge that Kavanaugh and high school friend Mark Judge targeted women with drugs and alcohol in order to "allow a 'train' of men to subsequently gang rape them."
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 02:30:00 GMT

Feinstein, other Dems largely silent on abuse claims against Keith Ellison

As top Democrats speak out on sexual misconduct claims against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, they've been largely silent on physical and verbal harassment claims against one of their own: Rep. Keith Ellison, a top Democratic National Committee (DNC) official.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 02:15:00 GMT

Trump points finger at Sessions for Rosenstein controversy

President Trump appeared to blame Attorney General Jeff Sessions for the latest controversy surrounding Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Sunday, saying that Sessions had "hired" Rosenstein to be his second-in-command.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 22:30:00 GMT

Schumer, Feinstein urge Trump to order FBI investigation of Kavanaugh allegations

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.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 20:45:00 GMT

Top Democrat cites Kavanaugh's 'outcome-driven' legal philosophy as reason to deny him due process

Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, on Sunday suggested that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's "outcome-driven" conservative judicial philosophy directly undermines the credibility of his denials that he sexually assaulted California professor Christine Ford more than three decades ago.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:45:00 GMT

Ford attorneys promise Thursday hearing will occur, regardless of 'procedural and logistical issues'

Attorneys for Christine Ford, the California professor accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of committing sexual assault in high school, vowed Sunday that Ford would appear at a Senate hearing Thursday morning despite unresolved "procedural and logistical issues."
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:15:00 GMT

Fox News Poll: 9/23


Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:00:00 GMT

Fox News Poll: Record number of voters oppose Kavanaugh nomination

Voter support for Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court is down in the wake of Christine Ford’s assault allegations, as more believe her than him.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:00:00 GMT

Fox News Poll: Health care boosts Democrats in upcoming midterm elections

There is a deluge of bad news for Republicans in the latest Fox News poll.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:00:00 GMT


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Apple reportedly spiked original TV shows because of violence, sex as it etches out content strategy

Apple wants high-quality TV shows with big names and wide appeal, but it doesn't want gratuitous sex, profanity or violence, the Wall Street Journal reported Saturday, citing producers and agents it spoke to. 
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:40 GMT

Canada's Barrick Gold to buy Randgold Resources in $18.3 billion deal

Randgold Resources Ltd said on Monday it agreed to the terms of a recommended share-for-share merger with Barrick Gold Corp.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:12 GMT

Siemens is looking to provide electricity for 300,000 Iraqis in three months, CEO says

Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser told CNBC he met with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Baghdad to discuss a plan to expand Iraq's power production capacity and support its economic development.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:20 GMT

China accuses US of 'trade bullyism' as both sides impose fresh tariffs

The official Xinhua news agency said on Monday that Washington was intimidating other countries to submit to its will through measures such as tariffs.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:05 GMT

Sky advises shareholders to accept Comcast offer 'immediately'

U.K. broadcaster Sky has recommended its shareholder accept an offer from Comcast for a $40 billion takeover.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:04 GMT

Trump's tariffs threaten to shatter China's economy. It already has cracks

The world's second-largest economy is in the midst of an intensifying trade war, but that's just one of many challenges it has to face.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 05:19 GMT

US and China exchange new trade war blows as latest round of tariffs takes effect

The latest round of taxes targeting U.S. and Chinese goods went into effect Monday, raising the stakes in an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 04:03 GMT

Britain's opposition Labour Party to vote on keeping second Brexit referendum on the table

Britain's opposition Labour Party will vote this week to keep a second Brexit referendum on the table if Prime Minister Theresa May fails to pass her plan to leave the European Union through parliament.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 03:13 GMT

Tiger Woods ends five-year drought with Tour Championship triumph

After five years of complications in his personal life and injury woes, Tiger Woods reasserted his status as the best front-runner in the history of golf.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:52 GMT

Second woman accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct; he denies it

In a story published Sunday, The New Yorker reported that Senate Democrats are investigating a new allegation against Kavanaugh from when he attended Yale University in the early 1980s. 
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 00:35 GMT

Asia stocks, currencies down as US-China tariffs kick in

Tariffs between the U.S. and China went into effect at 12.01 p.m. HK/SIN on Monday.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 23:44 GMT

'We need an Honest Abe conversation': A $3B money manager warns a big trend can't sustain the rally

Mayflower Advisors' Larry Glazer believes a popular trade is on the verge of unwinding.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 21:00 GMT

Marvel's most powerful character ever is a woman, and about to become a billion-dollar star

Marvel Studios is about to release a movie starring its 'most powerful character ever,' and it is a woman. Captain Marvel is the comic book studio's first female superhero, and she could be Hollywood's next billion-dollar blockbuster franchise.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 19:00 GMT

Risk is rising that all imports from China could be hit with new US tariffs, Goldman Sachs says

With the world's two largest economies opening a new front this week in their multibillion dollar trade battle, the risk has risen sharply that the U.S. will eventually slap tariffs on all imports from China, Goldman Sachs said on Sunday.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:58 GMT

Why one small business owner says he's 'thrilled' about Trump's trade war with China and others

Drew Greenblatt of the National Association of Manufacturers is actually hoping that a result of the new tariffs will be better trade deals.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 18:10 GMT

How Fortnite's $10 million fall tournament can help make it the next esports giant

Fortnite Fall Skirmish series is a sign of bigger things to come for Epic Games and its esports ambitions. 
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:27 GMT

Christine Blasey Ford, accuser of Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, will testify on Thursday

Christine Blasey Ford, a California professor at the center of a sexual assault accusation against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, has agreed to testify to representatives of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 17:12 GMT

Oil prices would be 'cheaper' if Trump would stop tweeting, Iran official says

Trump has criticized producer cartel OPEC several times on Twitter over what he claims is the deliberate inflation of oil prices.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 16:47 GMT

Flyover country no more: Why millennials are flocking to Rust Belt real estate

How will new buildings compete to get the attention of potential occupants?
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:30 GMT

Congress backs giving air passengers more legroom, prevent involuntary plane removals

A 1,200-page bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) would require the FAA to set minimum dimensions for passenger seats and prohibits airlines from involuntarily removing passengers from flights.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:14 GMT

Trump's claim that OPEC is pushing oil prices up is 'not true,' Saudi oil minister says

Saudi Arabia's oil minister rebuffed President Donald Trump's recent accusations that OPEC is pushing crude prices higher, insisting that supply is robust and OPEC will work to offset geopolitical challenges to the market. 
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:14 GMT

More retirees are heading back to college in their golden years. Here's why

Going back to school in retirement can help you pick up new skills and new friends. Here's how to do it without breaking the bank.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 15:00 GMT

Russia says it has 'significant potential' to hike oil production after Iran sanctions

Russia could restore production to "October 2016 levels," Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 14:54 GMT

Airports use parking lot loyalty programs and discounts to compete against Uber and Lyft

Parking is an important source of revenue for airports, sometimes second only to the fees airports collect from airlines. Airports are now scrambling to protect this key income stream as more travelers opt to take an Uber or Lyft to the airport.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 14:43 GMT

Why Hulu may hang in the balance of the $39 billion Comcast-Sky deal — and why Disney is watching

Comcast expects Disney will let go of its 39 percent stake, giving CEO Brian Roberts complete ownership of the TV distributor and owner of content, according to people familiar with the matter.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 14:38 GMT

Oil industry needs to invest $11 trillion to meet demand through 2040, OPEC says

The oil industry will need to shell out about $11 trillion over the next two decades to meet the world's growing appetite for crude, OPEC says in its annual outlook.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 14:15 GMT

How one 'Shark Tank' entrepreneur turned his love of children and art into a toy business

How these Shark Tank entrepreneurs transformed their class project idea into a national retail success
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:43 GMT

GOP poised for midterm wipeout as 'blue wave' scenario gives Democrats a 12-point lead: NBC-WSJ poll

The new NBC News-Wall Street Journal survey shows Democrats leading Republicans by 52 percent to 40 percent for control of Congress.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:02 GMT

Britain's opposition Labour backs new election to solve Brexit

The news heaps pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May, whose plans for a divorce deal with the European Union have hit an impasse.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:36 GMT

OPEC, Russia rebuff Trump's call for immediate boost to oil output

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al-Falih said Riyadh had spare capacity to increase oil output but no such move was needed at the moment.
Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:15 GMT