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White House can't decide whether to downplay or deny new Kavanaugh allegations

4 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

White House officials aren't on the same page about how to respond to new sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
During a CBS This Morning interview on Monday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway downplayed the allegations - all of them pertaining to Kavanaugh's behavior in high school - as youthful indiscretions that have no bearing on who the judge is as an adult. She praised him for not using his position as a judge to further abuse women.
Senate Republicans learned of a second Kavanaugh accuser, then they tried to speed up his vote
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New Yorker Reporters Stand by Second Kavanaugh Accuser's Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

New Yorker Reporters Stand by Second Kavanaugh Accuser's Allegations of Sexual Misconduct

4 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

A second woman's account of being sexually harassed by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was revealed Sunday in an article published by the New Yorker .
The woman, Deborah Ramirez, was a classmate of Kavanaugh's at Yale. After carefully reviewing her memories of the event, Ramirez told the New Yorker that she remembers Kavanaugh "exposing himself" to her at a "drunken dormitory party," during which time he "thrust his penis in her face and caused her to touch it without her consent." Ramirez has not stated whether she is willing to testify, but she has called for an FBI...
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New sexual-misconduct accusation rocks Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC

A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation.
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FBI Should Assess Allegations Against Kavanaugh, Sen. Coon Says

4 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Rachel Martin talks to Senate Judiciary Committee member Chris Coons, Democrat of Delaware, ahead of Thursday's hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who's accused of sexual misconduct.
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R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

The R&B star turned himself into Chicago Police on Friday night after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

Reviews on an illicit massage website helped Florida police crack a massive...

Reviews on an illicit massage website helped Florida police crack a massive sex trafficking and prostitution ring that Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been tied to

An illicit massage website, rubmaps.com, helped Florida police break up a multi-agency sex trafficking and prostitution ring. The investigation led police to arrest New England... Read more ...

R. Kelly reportedly charged in Cook County with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

R. Kelly reportedly charged in Cook County with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County Friday morning, the Chicago Sun-Times reported. Kelly is accused of sexually abusing four... Read more ...

Cook County Prosecutors Charge R. Kelly With Criminal Sexual Abuse

Cook County Prosecutors Charge R. Kelly With Criminal Sexual Abuse

Nine of the counts specify the victim was between 13 and 15. One count did not specify any ages. Read more ...

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will face two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection with a human trafficking investigation at a Florida spa. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of...

Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of this season of 'Empire'

In a new statement, the executive producers "Empire" said that Jussie Smollett' s character Jamal will not appear in the final two episodes of this season. "While these... Read more ...

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

WASHINGTON - The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration in an effort to allow her return to the United... Read more ...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges involving 4 women

R. Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg addressed reporters on Friday night after the singer was arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges, saying he doesn't believe the women... Read more ...

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

DETROIT - Luke Kunin and Jordan Greenway scored in the first period, and the Minnesota Wild went on to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Read more ...

Bryce Harper takes a second meeting with the Phillies

Bryce Harper takes a second meeting with the Phillies

Bryce Harper appears to be doing his due diligence before finally choosing a team to play for. The former MVP met with Phillies owner John Middleton in Las Vegas on Friday... Read more ...