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Leader of Conservative Think Tank Will Go On Leave After Kavanaugh Tweets

The leader of a prominent conservative research organization who suggested that Christine Blasey Ford mistakenly accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her while in high school, and who built a case against one of his classmates, will take a leave of absence from the organization, …

Donald Trump

Fight for Kavanaugh

The cynics — or, perhaps more precisely, the realists — believed that the Democrats were playing for time in the hopes of finding another accusation …

Brett Kavanaugh

Stop This Idiocy And Confirm Him

Opinion<p>Posted: Sep 24, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>As I write …

Bill Clinton

Avenatti Claims Evidence Brett Kavanaugh Was Involved in ‘Gang Rapes’

Attorney Michael Avenatti told Heavy Sunday night the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court “should be withdrawn.”Because, he said, …

Brett Kavanaugh

Russia revives allegations of Israeli culpability in downed plane in Syria

BEIRUT — Tensions between Russia and Israel reignited Sunday after Russia’s Defense Ministry issued a harsh critique of Israel’s role in the downing of a Russian plane in Syria last week, despite previous efforts to smooth over the rift.<p>Releasing the results of an inquiry into the incident, in …

Bashar al-Assad

WATCH: Conservative columnist shuts down C-SPAN caller who says Kavanaugh allegations amount to 'bra-snapping'

A C-SPAN caller supporting Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh said on Sunday that sexual assault allegations against him amount to juvenile …

U.S. Supreme Court

Maldives voters throw out China-backed strongman president

Voters in the Maldives have thrown out the incumbent president, Abdulla Yameen, in an extraordinary rebuke to a leader who jailed political opponents and judges and drew his country closer to China during a tumultuous five-year term.<p>With more than 80% of the ballots counted on Sunday night, Ibrahim …

Voting

Why Madagascar's Largest Predator Has Remained a Mystery Until Now

Smile, you're on candid camera.<p>Mention wildlife on Madagascar and the first thing listeners probably picture is the island’s famed lemurs. As many …

Lemurs

Kavanaugh: How The Republican Leadership Broke The Four Rules Of Crisis Management

On July 9, 2018, Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to fill the place on the U.S. Supreme Court vacated by Justice Kennedy, with the prospect of ensuring a Republican majority for another generation.<p>However, in its actions over the last ten days, the Republican leadership has jeopardized its goals …

U.S. Supreme Court

Senate Judiciary Committee adviser working on Kavanaugh nomination resigns

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> 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 …

Senate Judiciary Committee

Publicist wonders if he was 'patsy' in Trump Tower meeting

WASHINGTON — It was over dinner at a ritzy Las Vegas restaurant that Donald Trump first bonded with Azerbaijani pop singer Emin Agalarov — …

Donald Trump Jr

Maher says “very mad” Moore is defending Kavanaugh: “He wasn’t invited to that party with teenagers”

<b>(Youtube/Real Time with Bill Maher)</b><p>Taking aim at Trump and the newest alleged “p*ssy grabber” in his circle, Bill Maher eviscerated Brett Kavanaugh<p>Joseph Neese<p>September 22, 2018 4:28pm (UTC)<p>Taking direct aim at President Donald Trump and the newest alleged "p*ssy grabber" in his circle, late-night …

Brett Kavanaugh

Donald Trump's global insignificance is about to be exposed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Trump is a master of New York-style showmanship. The United Nations General Assembly, therefore, should be his finest hour: hosting world leaders in his town.<p>Instead, he is likely to be relegated to an irrelevant sideshow.<p>When the UNGA kicks off on Tuesday, the depths of America's descent …

UN Security Council

The Bizarre Story Behind These Sensual Photos of Women and Bears

Meet Stepan, the 24-year-old Russian domesticated bear that’s become an Instagram icon.<p>Every once in a while, the incomprehensible algorithm behind Instagram’s explore tab makes my day. During a recent idle scroll, I was whisked away to the Russian tundra where permafrost and now-shut gulags set …

Bears

Michael Cohen spoke to Mueller team for hours; asked about Russia, possible collusion

President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, has participated over the last month in multiple interview sessions lasting for …

Donald Trump

REMINDER: Sources say Mueller has proof Michael Cohen was in Prague as Steele Dossier claims

Michael Cohen’s reported extensive cooperation with the Mueller probe means we could soon see a resolution of one of the most explosive lingering …

Michael Cohen

Octopuses Rolling on MDMA Reveal Unexpected Link to Humans

“They just embraced with multiple arms.”<p>When the California two-spot octopus isn’t attempting to bring more eight-legged cephalopods into this world, …

Ecstasy (Drug)

The United States Is a Dead Man Walking

While driving yesterday, I turned on the car radio to see if the Russian/Syrian liberation of Idlib, Syria, from the Washington-supported terrorist …

Russian Government

A top Cornell food researcher has had 13 studies retracted. That’s a lot.

Cornell says Brian Wansink “committed academic misconduct,” and is leaving the university. It’s a cautionary tale of bad incentives in science.<p>It’s every scientist’s worst nightmare: six papers retracted in a single day, complete with a press release to help the world’s science reporters …

Replication

Is it acceptable to laugh at Donald Trump’s mushroom?

<b>I see Stormy Daniels has a book out and everyone’s talking about a certain aesthetic judgment she makes</b><b>. Is this really where we are now: judging how penises look?</b> <i>James, by email</i><p>Yes. So, for anyone who has been living under a rock for the past 36 hours, Daniels has indeed written a book in which …

Stormy Daniels

Chaos or not, Trump is racking up a record of foreign policy success

In his new book “Fear,” Bob Woodward recounts that in April 2017, after President Trump saw images of dead Syrian children with their mouths foaming from a sarin attack, he called Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and issued an order: Get me a plan for a military strike to take out Syrian President …

Opinion

Trump rails on top Florida ally over Hurricane Maria flap

Republican Ron DeSantis accused of disloyalty for bucking the president.<p>President Donald Trump is privately lashing out at one of his top allies, Ron DeSantis, angrily accusing the Florida Republican gubernatorial nominee of publicly betraying him.<p>The president has told close associates in recent …

U.S. Politics

Nest doorbell locks man out of his home after mistaking his Batman shirt for an intruder

One of Nest Hello's best features is it's ability to recognize strangers and lock the door, providing its users with a sense of safety and security. …

Batman

Trump’s FEMA chief reportedly facing possible criminal probe

We’ve known for about a week that FEMA chief Brock Long isn’t just dealing with the effects of Hurricane Florence; he’s also found himself facing an …

Donald Trump

Taking Daily Aspirin May Be Risky for Healthy Older Adults: Study

For years, taking a daily aspirin was believed to be one of the easiest ways to protect long-term health. But the bottom line on aspirin has recently …

Aspirin

Why God Is Laughing at Brett Kavanaugh

American politics is about power, not principle. If anyone should know this, it's Brett Kavanaugh.<p>God, it’s sometimes said, has an awesome sense of humor; if so, the Almighty must have been vastly entertained by the turns of fortune on display this past weekend in American politics.<p>Not amused, to …

Bill Clinton

Republicans can’t try to muscle through Kavanaugh’s confirmation anymore

The Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit had appeared to be a fait accompli. Until it wasn’t. On Sunday, we moved from the realm of mundane reality to the kind of fantastical twists and turns that seem ripped straight …

Jeff Flake

What Happened to Lindsey Graham?

Has a politician ever debased himself more in public than when Lindsey Graham eulogized his friend John McCain? Bleary-eyed from grief, the senior …

South Carolina

Here's the Incriminating Case Against Mike Pence

How much did Mike Pence know about former national security adviser Mike Flynn's contact with Russians?Since the Resignation of the Mad Tweeter …

Mike Pence

Manafort's Israeli 'conspirator' must be investigated, opposition says

Manafort “coordinated with a senior Israeli government official” to publicize the story, Mueller charged.<p>><br>• ><p>Avi Gabbay, the leader of Israel's …

Obama Administration