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Christine Blasey Ford says she remembers "uproarious laughter" of alleged attackers

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We will update these regularly. Republican Chuck Grassley , the chairman of the committee, said at the opening of the hearing that he wanted it to be "safe comfortable and dignified for both of our witnesses". I think it's important for people to know that she's not here for political reasons. She said the laughter has haunted her ever since. Lawyers for Kavanaugh sent five pages from his decades-old calendar to the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday, notifying them they meant to ... Read More »

Rob Porter, Gary Cohn push back on Woodward book

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On Monday, Colbert also asked Woodward if he ever considers the motives of his sources, such as former White House aide Rob Porter, ousted amid abuse allegations from ex-wives. Woodward wrote that Cohn then went on to explain how printing more money is thought to lead to inflation and could be catastrophic for the fiscal health of the U.S. Read More »

Harris puts Kavanaugh on edge with Mueller question

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Seconds later, a second demonstrator was thrown out of the hearing room, followed by another, followed by another. This week's hearing was the latest effort by Leahy to suggest Kavanaugh knew he had received information improperly taken from Democrats . Read More »

Serena Williams Meltdown at 2018 US Open Women's Final

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Williams has won six of her 23 major titles in NY, and with a victory would equal Margaret Court's record. With jeers bouncing off the arenas closed roof, both players — the champion, Osaka, and the runner-up, Williams — wiped away tears during a trophy ceremony that was awkward for everyone involved. Read More »

Vettel aims for a triumphant Ferrari homecoming

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Ferrari desperately want to end an eight-year wait to win their home Grand Prix but Ralph Ellis says the build-up for Sebastian Vettel isn't going as smoothly as he'd like. The race has been won from pole position 10 times in the last 13 years , and 14 of the last 19. Star of the session: Kimi is the popular choice after his first pole since Monaco a year ago, but I'll throw a left-field suggestion in and say Lance Stroll. Read More »

Florida candidate makes 'monkey' comment about black opponent

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Gillum's surprise victory for the Democratic nomination for governor of Florida sets up a race between a young, black progressive with an aspirational working-class message and DeSantis, a Republican who has staked his political career on his ties to President Trump . Read More »

Trump Asked Giuliani About Pardoning Paul Manafort, Because Of Course He Did

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Trump did not say whether he would pardon Manafort, but expressed "great respect" for him and argued that some of the charges "every consultant, every lobbyist in Washington probably does". Manafort apparently viewed his uncompensated tenure as Trump campaign manager as service to Deripaska, hoping - as he wrote in emails to Kilimnik - he could "get whole" by working with Trump. Read More »

Late Night Shows (And The Yankees) Pay Tribute To Aretha Franklin

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Famed record producer Clive Davis also paid his respects to the Queen of Soul by tweeting out that she was "truly one of a kind" and "a national treasure to be cherished by every generation throughout the world". A big reason she refused to let others handle her earnings is said to be down to issues other black musicians had when business people cheated them out of payment or never received royalties they were entitled to. Read More »

Aretha Franklin dead: Queen of Soul passes away at age 76

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Born in 1942, Aretha grew up singing gospel at her local church in Detroit and released her first album, aged just 14, in 1956 with " Songs of Faith ". Years in the limelight had dimmed her capacity to be overawed though, it appeared. The Queen is dead. "Long live the Queen". "When I heard ( she lip-synced) I just really cracked up", she said. Read More »

Aretha Franklin has died

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She passed away surrounded by friends and family. Aretha Franklin , aka the 'queen of soul , ' has died , according to the Associated Press . One of the bestselling recording artists of all time , she became famous in the 1960s as a singer with a uniquely expressive voice possessing great passion and control. Read More »

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Blames Media for Spurring Trump’s Attacks on Omarosa

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This comes after Omarosa released an alleged recording of campaign aides discussing an alleged tape of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump using the N-word. "Based upon her conflicting accounts and the newfound information.it should be abundantly clear to everyone that not only is her book a complete work of fiction, but that the existence of this elusive "N-word" tape is a figment of her imagination and merely a destructive took of manipulation applied on when it best serves ... Read More »

Trump calls former aide Omarosa a 'crazed, crying lowlife' and a ’dog’

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Donald Trump fired Omarosa Manigault Newman from "The Apprentice " three times , but it's her fourth dismissal that's turning into a White House scandal. "Yes, she is a liar and a backstabber with no credibility - exactly like everyone else in the Trump administration". Mr. Trump came to office vowing to hire "only the best people" - but has struggled to put a lid on leaks, incompetence, backbiting and scandal inside his White House. Read More »

Brooks Koepka Holds Off Tiger Woods to Win PGA Championship

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Adam Scott was poised to pull off a successful sneak attack at the PGA Championship on Sunday, quietly hanging around the top of the leaderboard while all the attention was elsewhere. Louis heat. As Thomas faded, Scott and Woods charged at him, but Koepka remained steady. Woods, searching for a first major win since the 2008 US Open, moved into contention after a blistering front nine which contained five birdies and one bogey. Read More »

Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods, Adam Scott to win PGA Championship

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Koepka blew out the U.S. Open field at Erin Hills a year ago with a record-tying finish of 16 under, this after his short-game coach got right up in his face on the range and told him, "You're no good". That's just the nature of the way it's playing right now. Koepka never imagined a year like this. But he answered with four solid rounds at Bellerive, capped by a 69 Sunday that left him with a top-20 finish, while closest pursuers Bryson DeChambeau and Phil Mickelson missed the cut. Read More »

Early stumbles blunt charges by Tiger, Fowler at PGA Championship

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A former world number one and the 2013 Masters victor, Scott muscled his way into second place on 10-under, while Spaniard Jon Rahm (66) and Americans Rickie Fowler (69) and Gary Woodland (71) were three behind. Ten years removed from his 14th and most recent major title, he displayed shades of his pre-back surgery greatness with a near-flawless front nine on the rain-soaked layout. Read More »

Maurizio Sarri reacts to Chelsea FC’s 2-0 loss to Man City

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Will Sarri's smooth start continue? . Conte is now suing Chelsea over the manner of his sacking, as he claims the club's indecision blocked him from taking up managerial roles elsewhere, yet the Italian tactician who led the Blues to FA Cup glory in his final match in charge must have been relieved to escape the shambles he leaves behind. Read More »

'It's not right': Nadal unhappy with controversial Wimbledon decision

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Novak Djokovic proved conclusively he remains one of the biggest beasts in men's tennis by outplaying South African giant Kevin Anderson to claim a fourth Wimbledon title on Sunday. 'I thought the crowd's reaction [to the time violation] was quite unnecessary. Going into the final, Djokovic boasted the second best return percentage in the competition and was rarely troubled as Anderson's serving lacked its usual piercing power. Read More »

Russian Federation 2018: Semi-final combatants set for showdown

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But this time it is much higher because he is going to be on the bench and facing his home nation. Belgium are buzzing after their victory over Brazil while France are flying following their win against Uruguay. While Hazard didn't score nor provide an assist, the Brazil defence were left bewildered in their attempts to keep the Chelsea star at bay. I have worked with my staff for 12 years but we did not have an experience of how to win the World Cup. Read More »

Germany can still win World Cup, insists Timo Werner

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Mexico have enjoyed a much better start than Germany . Berlin's Morgenpost wrote, " Germany have lost their way". The world champions lost their opening game at a World Cup for the first time in 36 years as Hirving Lozano's first-half goal condemned them to a 1-0 defeat in their Group F clash in Moscow on Sunday afternoon. Read More »

Iceland’s draw against Argentina in World Cup debut feels more like victory

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Lionel Messi missed a penalty as Iceland held Argentina to a 1-1 draw in Group D at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow on Saturday, as the former made their first appearance in a World Cup finals. Having fallen behind to Aguero's excellently-taken 19th-minute opener, many teams would have folded. A chance to score the winning goal and push his country towards the one trophy they are all desperate to win. Read More »

Twitter brutally roasts Lionel Messi for another penalty howler

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As we know, Portugal fought their way to glory two years ago and so Sampaoli's men can console themselves with the thought that teams can recover from an opening-game setback to go far. Aguero didn't start in the 2014 World Cup or 2016 Copa America finals, and he didn't score once during qualifying for Russian Federation. Slovakia were the last World Cup debutants to make it to the knockout stages of the tournament (2010). Read More »

Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

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Fernando Hierro's first XI would always be closely scrutinised, as the former Real Madrid man had little time to assess his squad after replacing Julen Lopetegui on Wednesday. But the excitement bubbled over into farce when Spain goalkeeper David de Gea made what is likely to be one of the most notable howlers of Russian Federation 2018. Read More »

Donald Trump Compliments Kim Jong Un In Fox Interview

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Following his remarks, the President later emphasised his remarks were "sarcastic" when asked by reporters at the White House . "The whole landscape has shifted, and I believe that we should give exercises, major exercises, a pause to see if ( North Korean leader) Kim Jong Un is in fact serious about his part in negotiations", retired Admiral Harry Harris, who just stepped down as head of the USA military's Pacific Command, told a Senate hearing. Read More »