The hurricane might have passed, but the storms that have followed have wreaked devastation on the Carolinas. Floodwaters from Hurricane Florence continue to batter parts of North and South Carolina leaving more than a million people without power and a rising death toll.
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Brett Kavanaugh is facing his toughest battle yet in his quest to become a Supreme Court Justice. Christine Blasey Ford, a research psychologist in northern California, has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during a high school party 36 years ago. Her account of the assault was provided in a confidential letter sent to Democrats early in 2018 and made public by Sen. Dianne Feinstein during confirmation hearings. Senators from both sides are asking for an FBI investigation of the alleged incident before the confirmation hearing continues.
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A 26-year-old man has died after being attacked by a shark while boogie boarding at a beach in Cape Cod, MA. The victim, Arthur Medeci, was pulled from the water by his brother and fellow beachgoers rushed to his side attempting CPR and trying to stem the bleeding from the damage inflicted by the shark. He was later taken to the local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
A local fisherman who witnessed the attack described it as reminiscent of the shark attack in the thriller Jaws.
“I was that guy on the beach screaming, ‘Shark, shark!'” Booth recalled. “It was like right out of that movie Jaws. This has turned into Amity Island real quick out here.”
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