Brett Kavanaugh's supreme court confirmation has quickly moved from safe to uncertain after a woman came forward with an 11th-hour sexual assault allegation. She says Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party in high school--Kavanaugh flatly denies it. Both will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee early next week. Capitol Hill reporter Abigail Robertson is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown. She says the upcoming testimonies are crucial, as many Senators want the full story before making a decision about confirming Kavanaugh.
Now a tropical depression, the remnants of Hurricane Florence are still lashing the Carolinas. In some areas, the worst is actually still to come. The power of the storm is no longer the issue, so much as the massive amounts of rain. Reporter Heather Sells traveled to Southeastern North Carolina over the weekend. On today's CBN News Daily Rundown she shares stories of residents who are helplessly watching rivers rise and preparing as best as they can for when they overflow.
Wind and rain from Hurricane Florence continues to lash the Carolina's. Florence made landfall this morning as a category one storm. Forecasters expect the wind to die down this afternoon, but the storm will move slowly, dumping up to 20 inches of rain in some areas. Reporter Erik Rosales is heading down the coast to South Carolina today and says that those who ignored the warnings to flee, could find themselves in some pretty dire situations.
The outer bands of Hurricane Florence are now lashing the Carolina coast with wind and rain. Early this morning the storm did decrease in size from a category four to a category two. Forecasters warn this storm is still one to be taken seriously--specifically the storm surge which is expected to be as much as 13 feet in some areas. CBN News reporter Erik Rosales is on today's Daily Rundown, he's in North Carolina and says authorities are issuing final warnings to residents who chose not to evacuate.
Hurricane Florence is bearing down on the East Coast as a category four hurricane. CBN News is in North Carolina ready to cover the storm. News Director Rob Allman is on today's Daily Rundown talking coverage plans and safety concerns.
On this day, 17 years ago, the US suffered the greatest loss of life from a foreign terrorist attack. Since then, experts say jihadist have launched 33,767 more deadly attacks around the globe. CBN News senior international correspondent George Thomas says that now, even more than a decade into our war on terror, the threat from radical Islam is greater than ever before.
The parade at North Korea's anniversary celebration over the weekend was a very toned down version of last years event. Instead of showing off its advanced ballistic missiles--nearly half the event was devoted to economic growth and development. CBN News national security correspondent Erik Rosales says that if North Korea wants to see an end to the Korean War and US sanctions--denuclearization is the only path forward.
Day three of Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings proved to be the rowdiest yet--from protestor outbursts to tense and defiant exchanges between senators. CBN News Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson witnessed it all, including a few protestor outbursts directed at her and her videographer.
Idlib: population three million, and the last rebel stronghold in Syria. Government forces, joined by Russia, Iran and others have surrounded the city and are preparing for what will likely be the final assault in Syria's seven-year civil war. Humanitarian groups are pleading with Russia to avoid what they anticipate being a massacre and the U.S. is warning against a "reckless" attack. Senior international correspondent George Thomas is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown, he says the civilians in Idlib are trapped and their prospects are dire.
Sparks are flying this week as Senators grill Kavanaugh--and each other--during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Day one was marked by protests, heckling and constant interruptions. Capitol Hill Correspondent Abigail Robertson says we're in store for some impressive political theatre as Democrats do their best to block Trump's second Supreme Court nomination from taking a seat on the high court.