19 Sep 2018

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Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testify

Kavanaugh accuser wants FBI investigation before she will testifyA woman who has accused President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault decades ago wants her allegations to be investigated by the FBI before she appears at a U.S. Senate hearing, her lawyers said on Tuesday. The development further roiled a confirmation process that once seemed smooth for Kavanaugh, whose confirmation to the lifetime post could consolidate the conservative grip on the top U.S. court.


19 Sep 2018 4:08am GMT

Los Angeles, city of fashion and glamour, moves to ban fur products

Los Angeles, city of fashion and glamour, moves to ban fur productsThe city of Los Angeles, a leading center of the world's fashion industry, moved on Tuesday toward becoming the largest U.S. metropolis to outlaw the sale and manufacture of most fur products within its limits. Following the lead of San Francisco and two smaller California municipalities, the Los Angeles City Council voted 12-0 to direct the City Attorney's Office to draft an ordinance banning fur apparel and accessories ranging from mink coats to rabbit's foot charms. The draft must then gain final approval by the council and be signed by Mayor Eric Garcetti to be enacted.


19 Sep 2018 3:15am GMT

U.S Judiciary Committee chairman says 'no reason to delay' Ford testimony

U.S Judiciary Committee chairman says 'no reason to delay' Ford testimonySenate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said on Tuesday there is no reason to delay the testimony of Christine Bassley Ford, and an invitation for her to appear before the committee on Monday stands. Ford, a university professor in California, has accused President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, of sexual assault decades ago.


19 Sep 2018 3:04am GMT

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He held her at gunpoint. She escaped, but it didn't stop his murder spree, police say.

If not for the would-be victim's quick thinking, a supervisory Border Patrol agent accused in a string of killings in and around the south Texas border town of Laredo might still be on the loose.

19 Sep 2018 2:56am GMT

Investigators are not confident they've found all of Border Patrol agent's victims

Police say they have a confession from a US Border Patrol agent they suspect of being a serial killer, but many loose ends and questions remain -- chiefly, whether prosecutors will seek the death penalty.

19 Sep 2018 2:30am GMT

16 Sep 2018

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Authorities: Agent confesses to killings

Authorities say the US Border Patrol agent, who officials are calling a serial killer, has confessed to killing four people. CNN's Joe Johns reports.

16 Sep 2018 11:13pm GMT