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Elizabeth Smart says prison release of her captor poses danger

Elizabeth Smart, the Utah woman whose kidnapping as a 14-year-old drew national attention to the issue of crimes against children, said in an interview that the release of one of her kidnappers on Wednesday posed a danger to the public.

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Sen. McCaskill says will vote against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh

Democratic U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, facing a tough re-election battle in Missouri, said on Wednesday she will vote against confirming President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh.

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Ex-Trump adviser Flynn to be sentenced on December 18: court filing

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, will be sentenced on Dec. 18, according to a court filing on Wednesday.

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Grassley demands Feinstein turn over letter from Kavanaugh accuser: ‘I cannot overstate how disappointed I am’

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Wednesday unloaded a torrent of criticism on Sen. Dianne Feinstein for her handling of the sexual assault accusations against Brett Kavanaugh, telling the ranking Democrat on the committee, “I cannot overstate how disappointed I am.”
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Trump defends Supreme Court nominee, accuser faces deadline

President Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his defense of his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, saying it was hard to imagine Brett Kavanaugh committed a sexual assault and that it would be unfortunate if his accuser did not testify before the Senate.

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Senators, aides being targeted by foreign government hackers, lawmaker says

Hackers working on behalf of a foreign government are still targeting the personal accounts of senators and their aides and nothing is being done to stop it, a Democratic lawmaker said in a letter to U.S. Senate leaders.
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Grassley, Collins urge Kavanaugh accuser Christine Ford to reconsider apparent refusal to testify

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and other top Republicans on Wednesday urged Christine Blasey Ford to reconsider her apparent refusal to testify about her decades-old sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and reiterated that she could testify in a private setting if she preferred.
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Democrats under fire for pushing misleading Kavanaugh videos

Amid a fiery Supreme Court confirmation hearing, Democrats have been caught spreading selectively edited video clips online of statements made by nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh — and then standing by their interpretation, despite the criticism.
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Kavanaugh classmate has no recollection of party where alleged sexual assault occurred

Another former classmate of Judge Brett Kavanaugh has denied having any knowledge of a high school party where the future Supreme Court nominee allegedly sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford.
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Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford wants FBI to investigate assault claim: Why the bureau likely won’t

Although she’s been invited to give her testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee – in private or public – Christine Blasey Ford is pushing for the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh decades ago.
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