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LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Lawyers want proof that documents altered

LAS VEGAS — The Latest on a Nevada woman’s allegation that soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo raped her at a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 (all times PDT): 2:45 p.m. Attorneys for a Nevada woman accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape say the soccer star’s legal team should turn over evidence about the origin of documents cited … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | The Latest: Lawyers want proof that documents altered

ST. PAUL, Minn. | APNewsBreak: Attorney: Ellison abuse claim unsubstantiated

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An ex-girlfriend’s allegation that Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison once physically abused her could not be substantiated because she refused to provide video she said she had of the incident, an attorney hired to investigate the claims concluded in a draft report obtained Monday by The Associated Press. The report was compiled … Continue reading ST. PAUL, Minn. | APNewsBreak: Attorney: Ellison abuse claim unsubstantiated

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Witnesses do not exonerate Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON— Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his Senate supporters misrepresented the record when they stated that three witnesses refuted Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation that he sexually assaulted her at a party more than 30 years ago. The three swore they had no recollection of the party — providing no support for Ford’s accusations laid … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Witnesses do not exonerate Kavanaugh

WASHINGTON | Republicans sideline veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford

WASHINGTON  — With Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony over, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee sidelined the woman they brought in to question Ford about her allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers. Republican senators, largely silent while Ford was in the witness chair, aggressively defended Kavanaugh after the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Republicans sideline veteran prosecutor who questioned Ford

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Kavanaugh’s claim of exoneration

WASHINGTON  — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh misrepresented the record Thursday when he stated that three witnesses have refuted Christine Blasey Ford’s allegation that he sexually assaulted her at a party more than 30 years ago. The three swore they had no recollection of the party — providing no support for Ford’s accusations laid out … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Kavanaugh’s claim of exoneration

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Iran state TV says Netanyahu claims ‘ridiculous’

UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Iranian state television says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s allegation of a secret Iranian nuclear warehouse is “ridiculous.” The state TV report said Iran is committed to nonproliferation and Iran’s nuclear program is under surveillance of the U.N. nuclear … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: Iran state TV says Netanyahu claims ‘ridiculous’

WASHINGTON | Trump says ‘hard to imagine’ Kavanaugh guilty of allegation

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday bluntly questioned the allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a fellow high school student over 30 years ago, and Republicans warned the accuser the window was closing to tell her story before a confirmation vote. Trump’s skepticism, the most explicit challenge top Republicans have so … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says ‘hard to imagine’ Kavanaugh guilty of allegation