White House aides who steeled themselves for what President Donald Trump would say when he finally addressed the sexual assault allegation against his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were quietly stunned when Trump said the process should be followed and the accuser should be heard.
As the nation awaits the resolution of another woman confronting another Supreme Court nominee with sexual allegations from the past, another similarity has emerged: the credibility of the Senate vetting process may be shot.
Iran is allowing and supporting al Qaeda (AQ) to maintain a fundamental facilitation base inside its country, wrecking further havoc on the region, according to the U.S State Department’s annual Country Reports on Terrorism.
Left-wing comedian-turned-activist Chelsea Handler implied that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is a “sexual predator” when attempting to insult Republicans who want Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to be confirmed despite a sexual assault allegation.
A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: French court orders far-right leader Marine Le Pen to undergo a psychiatric assessment; peace is proving very prosperous for Colombia's drug barons
The effort means the federal government will aim to ban plastic straws, cups, cutlery, packaging and bottles from its operations, and is encouraging its suppliers to also commit to a zero plastic waste vision.