Things you should know today: 9/27/18


Ford tells her Kavanaugh story, choking back tears

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Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Thursday, Sept. 27 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hear from Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who says he sexually assaulted her. (Michael Reynolds/Pool Image via AP)

Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Sept. 27. Before answering questions from the committee panel, Ford told her assault story, fighting back tears.

Trump says he prefers to keep Rosenstein, may delay meeting

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein leaves his home on Thursday, Sept. 27 in Bethesda, Maryland. President Donald Trump’s meeting with the deputy attorney general may or may not happen Thursday as originally planned, but Trump says he’d prefer not to fire Rosenstein regardless (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein may keep his job, after all. The New York Times reported that Rosenstein discussed the possibility of secretly recording President Trump and invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him from office. However, Rosenstein denied the report, and Trump said on Sept. 26 he would “much prefer” keeping Rosenstein.

Israel, Palestinians on agenda at UN General Assembly

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Palestinian minister of foreign affairs Riyad al-Maliki, center, speaks to reporters while Palestinian ambassador to the United Nations Riyad Mansour, left, and Palestinian official Omar Awdallah look on following a meeting in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 26. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Israeli and Palestinian leaders prepared to address the U.N. General Assembly on Sept. 27. Trump said he liked the idea of a two-state solution for Israel and Palestine, but Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said the Israeli interest is “a safe Jewish state.”

‘JK! Studios’ releases teaser trailer

“JK! Studios,” the brainchild of the 10 original “Studio C” actors and writers, posted a teaser trailer on Sept. 26 that has since received over 36,000 views. The video previews each of the five shows the crew will launch in January.

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