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FILE - In this Sept. 4, 2018 photo, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, listens to Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. speak during a Senate Judiciary Committee nominations hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. FBI agents interviewed one of the three women who have accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct as Republicans and Democrats quarreled over whether the bureau would have enough time and freedom to conduct a thorough investigation before a high-stakes vote on his nomination to the nation's highest court. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
October 01, 2018 - 6:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has given the FBI clearance to interview anyone it wants to by Friday in its investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The new guidance, described to The Associated Press by a person familiar with it, was issued...
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File - In this Jan. 9, 2012 file photo, then Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, center, standing in front of a map of the Grand Canyon, is applauded after announcing a twenty year ban on new mining claims near the Grand Canyon in Washington. The U.S. Supreme Court has denied review of an Obama-era action that put nearly 1 million acres near the Grand Canyon off-limit to new mining claims. Environmentalists hailed the decision Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, but say they're worried the Trump administration is working to end the ban administratively. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
October 01, 2018 - 5:36 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won't review an Obama-era action that put land around the Grand Canyon off-limits to new mining claims, ending the legal battle as environmentalists keep a close eye on actions by the Trump administration that they fear could lead to more access for...
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President Donald Trump speaks about Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 01, 2018 - 3:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are raising new questions about the truthfulness of Brett Kavanaugh's sworn testimony to the Senate, shifting tactics against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee as they await the results of the FBI's background investigation into sexual misconduct allegations...
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In this image from Senate Television, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks on the floor of the U.S. Senate, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Senate Television via AP)
October 01, 2018 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A lawyer for Mark Judge, a high school friend of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, says Judge has been interviewed by the FBI but his "interview has not been completed." Attorney Barbara "Biz"...
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President Donald Trump points to a member of the media as he speaks during a news conference on trade between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and the nomination of Brett Cavanaugh to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 01, 2018 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's Cecilia Vega and CNN's Kaitlan Collins were targets of a combative President Donald Trump for asking questions about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at the White House on Monday. Trump called on Vega at the start of the Rose Garden event on trade and appeared to mock her...
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In this Sept. 21, 2018, photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington. On Monday, the court will begin its new term with the crack of the marshal’s gavel and not a camera in sight. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 01, 2018 - 12:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Brett Kavanaugh's nomination in limbo, a shorthanded Supreme Court appeared evenly split Monday over a potential habitat for an endangered frog in the first arguments of the new term. The arguments and the appearance of the eight justices on the bench — an empty place on the...
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Bolivia's President Evo Morales, left, and Diego Pary, center, greet Chile's agent Claudio Grossman, right, at the U.N. World Court where judges delivered their verdict on a request by Bolivia for judges to order Chile to enter talks over granting its landlocked neighbor access to the Pacific Ocean, in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
October 01, 2018 - 9:25 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court has rejected landlocked Bolivia's bid to force Chile to the negotiating table over granting access to the Pacific Ocean. In a legal ruling Monday from the Hague-based International Court of Justice that was broadcast live throughout...
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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies during the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool Image via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 5:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents on Sunday interviewed one of the three women who have accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct as Republicans and Democrats quarreled over whether the bureau would have enough time and freedom to conduct a thorough investigation before a high-...
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Congressional reporters line the hallway outside the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., as he meets with Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and other leaders where they agreed to delay a final vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to allow time for an investigation by the FBI of the sexual misconduct allegations against him, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
September 30, 2018 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 7:25 p.m. A former Yale University classmate of Brett Kavanaugh's says he is "deeply troubled" by what he says has been a blatant mischaracterization by Kavanaugh of his drinking at Yale. Charles "...
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FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 file photo, Shireen Ghorbani, a Democratic candidate for U.S. House in Utah, attends a rally protesting U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, in Salt Lake City. Ghorbani recently went public with her sexual assault as an 8-year-old. The high-profile airing of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh has led victims around the country to flood support center lines with calls, come forward with reports of rapes and publicly share long-held stories of their own experiences of being attacked. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
September 30, 2018 - 12:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The high-profile airing of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has led victims around the country to flood support center lines with calls, come forward with reports of rapes and publicly share long-held stories of their own experiences of being...
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