When asked Saturday night which basketball player Watson was referencing, Erin Friedlander of Evergreen Partners-the group issuing the statement on behalf of Watson-said the firm was "only providing the information contained in our statements at this time". Fairfax would take over if Gov. Ralph Northam were to resign over the racist photo that appeared on his medical school yearbook page.
The lawyer said Watson also told friends - including Fairfax - about the earlier incident.
Ms Watson is not seeking any damages, her lawyer says, but "came forward out of a strong sense of civic duty" and hopes Mr Fairfax will resign from public office. "I want to stand here in that truth and restate that my truth, as well as the truth of Dr. Tyson and Ms. Watson, should be fully investigated and thoroughly assessed", Fairfax's statement said, also calling on the FBI to "investigate fully and thoroughly the allegations against me".
Fairfax vowed to clear his "good name" and noted he has passed Federal Bureau of Investigation background checks and run for office "with nothing like this being raised before".
"I can not believe, given my obvious distress, that Mr. Fairfax thought this forced sexual act was consensual".
"I will clear my good name and I have nothing to hide", Fairfax wrote, and declared: "I will not resign".
It's been a pretty bad couple of weeks for Democrats in Virginia.
Still, some Democrats, like presidential hopeful Cory Booker, are calling for Fairfax to resign while others are asking for an investigation.
Watson's attorney also produced an email exchange from October 2016 between her client and Milagros Joye Brown, another friend from Duke, that details the alleged assault.
"She said she couldn't speak, but she was trying to get up and he kept pushing her down", said Ms Adams. He said: 'It's obvious from what happened this week that we still have a lot of work to do.
The Virginia GOP didn't hesitate to point out that the mild reaction amounted to what the party described as a "hall pass". The Daily Beast also obtained a Facebook message from March 2017 in which Watson sent an article to a friend about Fairfax: "This is absolutely disgusting!"
Fairfax has insisted that his encounter with Tyson, now a California professor, was 100 per cent "consensual".
What about the racism scandal?
But a day later he denied being in the photograph at all, while admitting to wearing blackface to imitate Michael Jackson at a dance contest.
Those denials are not enough for him to keep his job, according to his fellow Democrats in the state Legislature. "It has been an especially devastating time for the great Commonwealth of Virginia", he said.
He added: "You have placed your trust in me to lead Virginia forward - and I plan to do that".
State attorney general Mark Herring was outraged by all of this.
Blackface traces its history to 19th Century "minstrel" shows that mocked African-Americans, but it was still deemed acceptable on USA comedy shows only in recent years.
Brandi Carlile is up for six awards, while Lady Gaga , Cardi B , Maren Morris and H.E.R. each have five nominations. Fifteen-time Grammy victor Alicia Keys will host the event, and she's the first woman in over a decade to do so.
The shares closed down $3.36 to $30.80 in regular trading, and dropped an additional 4 cents a share in after hours trading. Shares moved lower in the premarket as the company's first-quarter revenue outlook is lower than Wall Street forecasts.
Microsoft is yet to confirm whether Skype users on smartphone or tablet will be able to make use of the feature. The tech can also detect hair, hands, and arms, making the background blur integrate smoothly, the post said.
ROBBIE WILLMOTT and Padraig Amond were the toast of Newport after their goals helped League Two County stun Middlesbrough . He added: "Lizzie backed me and made it an easy decision for me to play the game".
Contingency plans called for handlers to use loud noises, flares and alarms to try to distract the tigers, but that didn't work. Asim, who is seven years old, was brought in from Denmark on 29 January, with Jae Jae heading to a French park.
Contracts will allow players to increase their reputation with different factions, granting them access to crafting blueprints. In the game, you take the role of a Freelancer, donning an array of customisable exosuits called Javelins.
Whittaker reportedly complained of pain in his abdomen around midnight of the previous night and was soon taken to the hospital. Australia's own Robert Whittaker will defend the middleweight title against Kelvin Gastelum in the evening's main event.
In the city's Queen Anne neighborhood Friday night, one bus had to bail off its route after it got stuck on a snow-covered street. Snow was tapering off in western Washington by mid-morning Saturday, but enjoy the quick break before another system moves in.
The Palestinian foreign ministry said the conference is aimed at pushing its participants to adopt American positions. The economic plan is widely expected to include worldwide funding proposals for the impoverished Gaza Strip .
The 78-year-old bus driver , who wishes to remain anonymous, is still in satisfactory condition at Hennepin County Medical Center. Near the split with Interstate 94, Lilly stopped his auto in the lane of traffic, got out and walked towards the bus.
Neal, of MA , has delegated the task to his oversight subcommittee, which holds its first hearing Thursday on the matter. If the administration balks, Democrats may end up taking the issue to court.
Prince Philip surrenders his driving licence
While there is no upper age limit for drivers in the United Kingdom , those over 70 must submit to testing every three years. Philip, 97, voluntarily gave up his credentials to Norfolk Police on Saturday.
Scores dead after consuming bootleg liquor
Amid speculations of a higher figure, death toll in the Saharanpur hooch tragedy has gone up to 34, according to official figures. Consumption of bootleg liquor is a problem in rural districts of India, where the poor are often unable to afford legal alcohol.
Pills give patients a shot inside the stomach
It contains a tiny needle made of freeze-dried compressed insulin, which is released and injected into the stomach's lining. And ever since, researchers have been attempting to find ways to deliver insulin orally without any success.
2018 fourth warmest year on record: NASA, NOAA
With global emissions rising for the second year in a row, this disastrous trend shows no signs of changing any time soon. The human toll also was high, with 247 killed and many more injured in weather and climate disasters.
Capsule to carry US astronauts to be tested in March
In today's announcement , NASA calls them "dress rehearsals" for flights that will have astronauts on board. The rocket performed a static fire test on the pad January 24 that the company said was successful.
Enes Kanter to be released by Knicks
The New York Knicks have officially released forward Wesley Matthews and center Enes Kanter , the team announced on Thursday. According to NBA.com, teams were wary of his $18.6 million expiring contract and instead waited for NY to waive him.