WASHINGTON — Mark Judge spent decades mining his recollections and writing books and articles full of semi-confessional details about the suburban Maryland prep school he attended with future Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Now, though, Judge's memory has drawn a blank. Judge, identified by Christine Blasey Ford as an eyewitness to her claim that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her during a 1980s teen party, has said he has "no memory" of the episode. Ford, now a college professor in California, claims Judge watched the attack and urged Kavanaugh on. Judge told the Senate Judiciary Committee last week: "I do not recall the party described in Dr. Ford's letter. More to the point, I never saw Brett act in the manner Dr. Ford describes." Over much of his adult life, Judge has dived back repeatedly into his memories of Georgetown Preparatory School student life in the early 1980s, and his two memoirs and a cluster of internet essays provide cautionary takes on his prep school … [Read more...] about Kavanaugh classmate who wrote of partying goes silent
PUBLISHED: 21:54 25 September 2018 | UPDATED: 21:57 25 September 2018 Tom Trybull of Norwich celebrates scoring his sides 3rd goal during the Carabao Cup match at Adams Park, High Wycombe Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Paul Chesterton Norwich City have sealed progress to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a dramatic 4-3 victory at Wycombe this evening but will have to wait until Saturday to learn who they will face in the last 16. The Canaries have reached the fourth round for a fourth consecutive season by knocking out their League One opposition this evening, following victories over Stevenage and Cardiff in the earlier rounds.REPORT: Wycombe 3 Norwich City 4 – Rhodes hat-trick eases Canaries into fourth round of League CupThe ties are due to be played in the week commencing Monday, October 29, which for City will be in between a home game against Brentford and a trip to Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship.The draw for the next round will be made during the … [Read more...] about When is the draw for the fourth round of the Carabao Cup?
PUBLISHED: 21:50 25 September 2018 | UPDATED: 21:51 25 September 2018 Jordan Rhodes had a night to remember at Wycombe Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd Paul Chesterton Norwich City had to survive a second half onslaught from Wycombe before Jordan Rhodes’ hat-trick sealed a 4-3 League Cup third round win on Tuesday night at Adams Park. City appeared to be cruising at 4-1 up when Rhodes completed his hat-trick in the 51st minute - plus Tom Trybull’s first half finish - after Paris Cowan-Hall had pulled one back prior to the interval for the League One side.But Sam Saunders replied from the penalty spot, after Ben Godfrey was adjuged to have fouled Alex Samuel, and then Jason McCarthy set up a tense finish for Daniel Farke’s side with a scrambled close range finish.Rhodes could even have had a first half hat-trick in a masterclass of front play against the game League One hosts. That accolade would come soon enough.The on-loan Sheffield Wednesday striker … [Read more...] about Wycombe 3 Norwich City 4: Jordan Rhodes hat-trick eases Canaries into fourth round of League Cup
Chinese military helicopters and fighter jets took part in rehearsals ahead of a military parade to commemorate the end of World War II in Beijing, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) With world leaders in New York this week for the United Nations General Assembly, one of the underlying storylines of the meeting is the simmering tensions between the United States and China after the Trump administration last week slapped economic sanctions on a Chinese military agency and its director over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment. The U.S. Treasury and State Departments, using a new sanctions power mandated by Congress last year to target Russian intelligence operations and its defense industry, sanctioned China’s Equipment Development Department and its director, Li Shangfu, for the recent purchases of Sukhoi Su-25 jet fighters and S-400 surface-to-air missiles from Russia. “These Department of State sanctions actions … [Read more...] about Trump administration’s sanctions on Chinese military agency widens rift between Washington and Beijing
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) said Tuesday that an FBI investigation into Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s past would “clear up” questions surrounding allegations of decades-old sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court nominee. The remark was made in response to a question by CNN senior congressional correspondent Manu Raju, who asked the lawmaker if the FBI should probe Kavanaugh’s past, following allegations of sexual misconduct brought forth after the Supreme Court nominee emerged unscathed from a series of contentious confirmation hearings. “It would sure clear up all the questions, wouldn’t it?” Murkowski reportedly told Raju.An investigation would likely center around decades-old allegations leveled by California psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford, who alleges was forced into a room and groped by the Kavanaugh during a Maryland house party around 1982, a claim all named eyewitness public state they have no … [Read more...] about Lisa Murkowski: FBI Probe Would ‘Clear up’ Questions About Brett Kavanaugh’s Past