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Collins says Kavanaugh is unlikely to favor overturning Roe v. Wade

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - Sen. Susan Collins, a key swing vote in the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, said Tuesday she doesn't think President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee would overturn the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion because he said he respects precedent. Collins, a Maine Republican who supports abortion rights, said her discussions with Kavanaugh persuaded her that he believes “the concept of precedent is rooted in Article III of the Constitution, and he clearly reveres our Constitution.”
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Accuser of Trump's court pick offers statements to back accusation

4 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

A woman who has accused President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault will provide senators with sworn statements from four people to corroborate her allegations, her lawyers said on Wednesday.
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Mitch McConnell calls experienced lawyer hired for Kavanaugh hearing ‘female assistant'

Mitch McConnell calls experienced lawyer hired for Kavanaugh hearing ‘female assistant'

4 monthes ago   |   By Think Progress

A sex crimes prosecutor, Rachel Mitchell, is questioning Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused U.S. Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, on Thursday. She has worked in the Maricopa County Attorney's Office in Arizona for almost 30 years.
But during a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called her a “female assistant.”
When a reporter raised the issue of the the Republican side of the Senate Judiciary Committee being all male to McConnell, McConnell said, “We're looking for the truth here. I don't think because you happen to be a...
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The Latest: Kavanaugh lawyer says no dispute he drank

4 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh : 9 a.m. An attorney for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says there is no dispute that he drank in high school and college. Lawyer Beth Wilkinson tells CNN Wednesday that whether or not Kavanaugh drank isn't the issue. Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual misconduct by two women; one from high school and one from college. He's denied those allegations.
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Second Kavanaugh accuser says she would testify at Senate hearing

Second Kavanaugh accuser says she would testify at Senate hearing

4 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

The attorney for a second woman accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct said on Wednesday that she would be willing to testify at a Senate hearing and is certain about her encounter with the Supreme Court nominee in the 1980s. “She would be willing to testify, but we can't even talk to the Senate Judiciary...
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Kavanaugh's accuser offers four people to back accusation: documents

4 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

A woman who has accused President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault will present senators with sworn declarations from four people to corroborate her allegations, according to copies of the statements released by her lawyers on Wednesday.
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Lawyer for Kavanaugh's 2nd accuser says client willing to testify

4 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

John Clune, the attorney for Deborah Ramirez, Judge Brett Kavanaugh's second accuser, joins TODAY to talk about the possibility of Ramirez testifying about her allegations before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Clune says his client would prefer an FBI investigation first, but that it “wouldn't surprise” him if she agrees to testify without.
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The Latest: Kavanaugh accuser has 4 affidavits backing claim

4 monthes ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh :
8:05 a.m.
Lawyers for Christine Blasey Ford say they have submitted sworn affidavits to the Senate Judiciary Committee from four people who say she told them that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had assaulted her in high school.
Kavanaugh has denied the accusation.
The four sworn affidavits are among the information the committee is considering on the eve of Ford and Kavanaugh's testimony Thursday.
All four documents say that Ford revealed the information well before President Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh to the...
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Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford offers Senate four people who corroborate her assault claims

4 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

The attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford have sworn and signed declarations from four people who corroborate her claims of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
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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 ...