Alumnae of Kavanaugh accuser's school: 'We believe her'

Alumnae of Kavanaugh accuser's school: 'We believe her'

Graduate of Holton-Arms preparatory school in Maryland have written a letter in support of Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. They presented the letter to Democratic Senators Mazie Hirono and Kirsten Gillibrand on Thursday. Judge Kavanaugh has denied the allegations. Source link

Meghan Markle praises women at Grenfell cookbook launch

Meghan Markle praises women at Grenfell cookbook launch

Meghan Markle has launched a charity cookbook for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in London. The Duchess of Sussex was joined by her mother Doria Ragland and husband Prince Harry as she celebrated with the women of the Hubb Community Kitchen, who helped create the recipes. Ms Markle praised the group, saying the […]

Michigan professor embroiled in Israel boycott row

Michigan professor embroiled in Israel boycott row

Image copyright University of Michigan Image caption Professor Cheney-Lippold A University of Michigan professor has come under fire for declining to provide a recommendation letter, citing his support for an Israel boycott. John Cheney-Lippold turned down the student’s request after he learned it was for studying in Israel. A Zionist group later shared his response […]

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

US imposes sanctions on China for buying Russian weapons

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The sanctions relate to China’s purchase of 10 Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets The US has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military over its purchasing of Russian military jets and surface-to-air missiles. It says such purchases contravene US sanctions on Moscow introduced in response to Russian actions in Ukraine […]

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

Brett Kavanaugh accuser offers to testify to Senate

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Judge Kavanaugh is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in the 1980s, when they were both teenagers. A woman who accuses Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh of trying to rape her in 1982 has offered to testify to the Senate if it can “ensure her safety”. Christine Blasey Ford’s […]

Suge Knight trial: Rap mogul pleads no contest over hit-and-run death

Suge Knight trial: Rap mogul pleads no contest over hit-and-run death

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFootage shows former rap label boss Marion “Suge” Knight running over two men with his pick-up truck – the man in this clip survived Former US rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to a voluntary manslaughter charge over a hit-and-run incident in 2015. The […]

Five surprising reasons prisoners have been freed

Five surprising reasons prisoners have been freed

Image copyright Georgetown University Image caption Valentino Dixon served most of his sentence in New York’s notorious Attica Correctional Facility It is no doubt a strange story – how one US prisoner’s penchant for drawing golf courses led to him walking free. Despite having never set foot on a course himself, Valentino Dixon drew more […]

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Washington DC runner

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Washington DC runner

Image copyright CBS Image caption Ms Martinez had gotten engaged last Wednesday Police have arrested a suspect in the fatal stabbing of a recently engaged woman who was running near her home in a trendy Washington DC neighbourhood. Wendy Karina Martinez, 35, was attacked on Tuesday night only one mile from the White House. She […]

'Multiple deaths' in Maryland shooting

'Multiple deaths' in Maryland shooting

Image copyright EPA Image caption FBI agents were deployed to the scene just minutes after the shooting There were “multiple fatalities” in a shooting at a pharmacy distribution centre in the US state of Maryland, local officials say. The shooting happened on Thursday morning in the Perryman area, Harford County, about 40km (25 miles) north-east […]