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A ferry that overturned on Lake Victoria has resulted in 100 deaths so far and hundreds feared missing, the BBC reported Friday. >> Read more trending news Only 37 people were rescued Thursday before poor visibility ended the search, CNN reported. Forty-four bodies were recovered Thursday and the rest were recovered Friday, Reuters reported. The MV Nyerere ferry was headed from Bugorora when overturned near Ukara island, the BBC reported. The precise number of those aboard the ferry when it capsized was hard to establish, officials said, but it was believed that at least 300 people were on board. Lake Victoria, the largest lake in Africa, touches the borders of Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.
Breaking his silence on the woman who has leveled sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump on Friday said if the events were “as bad as she says,” then Dr. Christine Blasey Ford should have ‘immediately filed’ charges against the judge in the 1980’s. “I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr. Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving parents,” the President tweeted from Las Vegas, where he held a campaign rally last night. “Why didn’t someone call the FBI 36 years ago?” the President said in another tweet. I have no doubt that, if the attack on Dr. Ford was as bad as she says, charges would have been immediately filed with local Law Enforcement Authorities by either her or her loving parents. I ask that she bring those filings forward so that we can learn date, time, and place! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 21, 2018 The radical left lawyers want the FBI to get involved NOW. Why didn’t someone call the FBI 36 years ago? — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 21, 2018 Those tweets came as the President expressed irritation with the confirmation delays for Judge Kavanaugh, even as GOP Senators were trying to work out an agreement with lawyers for Dr. Ford, on when she might testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Since allegations of sexual misconduct first arose against the Judge, the President has held his tongue both on Twitter and in public, skirting any direct comment, while saying he was ready to give the Senate extra time to deal with the controversy. But some of his frustration finally boiled over this morning. At a campaign rally Thursday night in Las Vegas, the President had stuck to his previous script, expressing his support for Judge Kavanaugh, but not delving into the allegations made Ford, who claims that Kavanaugh attacked her at a high school party in the 1980’s. . @POTUS: 'I want to tell you that Brett Kavanaugh is one of the finest human beings that you will ever have the privilege of knowing or meeting.' pic.twitter.com/g7ymaVvSJ9 — Fox News (@FoxNews) September 21, 2018 Mr. Trump’s tweets marked the first time he had challenged Ford by name, and questioned her story.
Here are two words that haven’t been back to back in the same sentence since Dec. 24, 2016: Browns win. >> Read more trending news Former Oklahoma Sooner star and Browns rookie Baker Mayfield rallied Cleveland from a two-touchdown deficit in his NFL debut Thursday night to lead the Browns to a 21-17 victory against the New York Jets, ESPN reported. The victory snapped a 19-game winless streak and ended a 635-day victory drought. Joe Schobert’s interception of Jets rookie quarterback Sam Darnold with 1:21 to play and a Terrance Mitchell pick with 11 seconds left sealed the victory, sending Browns fans into a frenzy, ESPN reported. 'We finally put the pieces together a little bit,' Mayfield said. 'This crowd deserved to see that first win here at home.' Only 10 players on Cleveland’s roster were with the team the last time the Browns (1-1-1) won a game, ESPN reported. The Jets fell to 1-2. Mayfield led the Browns on their winning rally by completing six of eight passes in a 15-play, 75-yard drive that ended with Carlos Hyde’s second touchdown with 2:04 to play. Cleveland’s 19-game winless streak was the NFL’s second-longest since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. The 1976-1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost their first 26 games.