The developments marked the latest chapter of a long-contentious battle over President Trump's second Supreme Court nominee that has grown increasingly divisive as it approaches its final stages. On Friday, as word of the accusations began to circulate but his accuser's identity was not publicly known, the White House released a letter from 65 women who said they knew Kavanaugh in high school and could attest to his character.
Kavanaugh pinned her to a bed while his friend watched, she said, then groped her while attempting to remove her one-piece bathing suit and the clothing on top of it.
Kavanaugh covered her mouth with his hand when she tried to scream, she says, and escaped when Judge jumped on them.
The notes don't name Kavanaugh, the Post said, but describe an assault by students "from an elitist boys' school", including one who became a "highly respected and high-ranking members of society in Washington".
Jones says he wishes the matter had been raised earlier. "It could maybe been cleared up".
Ms Feinstein on Sunday called on the FBI to investigate Ms Ford's story "before the Senate moves forward on this nominee". "And I don't think I'm alone in this", Flake told Politico.
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I make this "pro-Kavanaugh" case for hearings in a New York Times op-ed. They have given no indications the allegation will alter their plans. Dianne Feinstein of California, the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, has shared with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that he wants to hold a full Senate vote to confirm Kavanaugh by Oct 1.
It is quite possible - or even likely - that hearings won't prevent Brett Kavanaugh from being confirmed given the equivocal evidence against him and, perhaps even more importantly, the number of Republicans and red-state Democrats in the Senate.
Kennedy, who also sits on the Judiciary panel, singled out Feinstein for criticism.
"Senator Feinstein's had the letter since July", he said on "Fox News Sunday". "For three months, she said nothing, nothing, zero, nada, zilch".
Ms Ford told the Post that Mr Kavanaugh and a friend - both "stumbling drunk" - corralled her into a bedroom during a house party in Maryland in the early 1980s when she was about 15 and Mr Kavanaugh was about 17. "And now, after it's all over, she produces the letter".
"It raises a lot of questions about Democrats' tactics and motives", said Taylor Foy, the spokesman for Sen. Feinstein to name her, because of "concerns about what going public would mean for her and her family".
"For too long, when women have made serious allegations of abuse, they have been ignored".
Since Trump's fellow Republicans control a slim 51-49 majority in the Senate, and with Vice President Mike Pence to break a tie, Democrats can not stop Kavanaugh's appointment unless some Republicans make a rare decision to break with their party and vote against Trump.
Two moderate Republican female senators who support abortion rights and are not on the Judiciary Committee, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, have been under particular pressure not to back Kavanaugh, who is seen as a social conservative.
If and when Judge Kavanaugh becomes Justice Kavanaugh, that should be a joyous occasion for him, his family and friends, and all of his other supporters.
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But he insisted his U-turn was not backing a re-run but giving the public "a say for the first time on the outcome". But Labour MP and leader of Labour Leave said that the Mayor's call is an "attack on democracy".
Rain and river flooding will continue to innundate the Carolinas both along the coast and inland throughout the week. More than 900 people were rescued from rising floodwaters and 15,000 remained in shelters in the state, Cooper said.
Time magazine is changing hands once again, almost eight months after it was sold to USA media group Meredith Corporation. However, the Benioffs said they're hopeful given Time's large audience and expanded online presence.
However, Kim sent a message to South Korean envoys last week that he wants to achieve denuclearisation during Trump's first term. President Donald Trump , Kim has expressed his vague commitment to complete denuclearization of the peninsula.
Hazard praised Giroud's ability to hold the ball and link play, saying: "He is a target man and maybe the best in the world". I think it's normal that in this period we have some defensive problems. "I can not change my mind after one match".
While Serena has remained silent regarding her feelings about the cartoon, she appears to be living her best life as mother. The Herald Sun , also defended Knight in an article published online, calling him "Australia's finest cartoonist".
The star has been lined up by Warner Brothers to play the iconic Batman villain, for a Joker origin movie. It's believed that the aforementioned talent agency is run by Marc Maron's character in the Joker film.
Until investigators have a better idea where the needles are coming from, they recommend all strawberries be cut or disposed of. Mr Stewart said there had been incidents across Australia and Queensland police were working with counterparts interstate.
Radar is estimating that some areas between Wilmington and New Bern, North Carolina, have received over 30 inches of rain. The EPA is reportedly keeping an eye on 41 toxic waste sites for signs of hazardous substance spills during the flooding.
The NHC notes that amount of rainfall would "produce catastrophic flash flooding and prolonged significant river flooding". However, the surge is expected to be accompanied by large and destructive waves, regardless of when the storm arrives.
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Typhoon lashes China after killing 64 in Philippines
Mr Tolentino added that reports from other areas of northern Luzon, hit by the typhoon on Saturday, were still flowing in. At the moment, Mangkhut is positioned 62 miles west of Hong Kong, but high winds are still able to make a full impact.
Karnataka government to cut fuel price by Rs 2/litre
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Vikings tie Packers after missed OT field goals
You can't talk about how great Cousins was without mentioning his two biggest receiving threats, Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs . But the bigger outcome of the game is that the roughing penalty has now become as heated of a debate as the catch rule.
Deer run to safety after getting caught in Hurricane Florence
Hundreds of thousands of homes across North and SC are without power and tens of thousands of people are in emergency shelters. The storm came ashore as Hurricane Florence on Friday morning at about 7 a.m. with wind speeds of 90 miles per hour .
House prices could plummet due to no-deal Brexit, says Carney
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Killer storm Florence turning into ‘flood event’
The city is under curfew from 10pm until 6am but the area affected by looting has been given an extended curfew of 5pm until 6am. Army during the passing of Hurricane Florence in the town of New Bern, North Carolina, U.S., September 14, 2018.