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by | November 30, 2018 | 03:44

Flanked by his lawyers, Cohen admitted making false statements about the project in 2017 to Senate and House intelligence committees, which at the time were investigating possible connections between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

by | November 29, 2018 | 07:52

And on Wednesday, the nine members of the Problem Solvers Caucus, who had said they would vote Pelosi only if she agreed to new rules changes, said they had reached out a deal with Pelosi and would support her. The ongoing rebellion against Pelosi - of which another MA delegation member, Representative Seth Moulton, is a leader - has revealed frustration in the caucus about how long Pelosi, 78, and her top two deputies have held on to power.

by | November 29, 2018 | 07:50

Members of the migrant caravan traveling through Mexico may have to wait up to six weeks at the US-Mexico border before they begin to seek asylum in the United States, a senior Customs and Border Protection official said Tuesday. US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said the administration's concerns about the caravan "were borne out and on fully display" Sunday.

by | November 29, 2018 | 07:50

Severe rainfall will affect other parts of the United Kingdom, with the storm expected to bring between 60mm and 80mm of rain. The national forecaster has already issued two Status Yellow warnings for rain and wind for much of the country for Monday night and Tuesday morning.

by | November 29, 2018 | 06:28

In a sharp contrast, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who jointly inaugurated the Kartarpur Corridor with Naidu, raised the issue of terrorism - allegedly sponsored by Pakistan - and warned Islamabad to "rein in" its army, adding that the Indian army was "fully prepared".

by | November 29, 2018 | 04:25

The U.S. president told the Washington Post on November 27 that he would wait for a "full report" on the November 25 Kerch Strait incident but he also seemed to condemn the Russian aggression for the first time. This gives Ukrainian authorities the power to mobilize citizens with military experience, regulate the media and restrict public rallies in affected areas.

by | November 28, 2018 | 09:54

Both of the candidates have a background in agriculture, which is the largest sector of Mississipi's economy, and both have experience in Washington . Hyde-Smith's support of Trump is unmistakable. Trump was in MS for the pair of rallies and a roundtable discussion on prison and sentencing reform in an eleventh-hour effort to keep the seat in GOP hands.

by | November 28, 2018 | 09:16

The U.S. government has distributed more than $20 million in assistance for people displaced by the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California , a Federal Emergency Management Agency official said Monday as hundreds of searchers kept looking for more human remains.

by | November 28, 2018 | 07:36

The KMT differs from the DPP in one area of policy - an area that can be identified as much of the present economic woes that are afflicting the nation - and that is its turbulent relationship with mainland China. Sullivan from Nottingham University said Tsai should take an even tougher stance on China. The Nationalists accept Beijing's condition for talks, and when former president Ma Ying-jeou ruled from 2008 to 2016 the two sides signed more than 20 deals on trade, transit and investment.

by | November 28, 2018 | 07:07

Also on Tuesday, NATO reported that three US troops were killed and three other service members and a contractor were wounded by an improvised explosive device in north central Ghazni province. The number of American casualties has fallen dramatically since the end of 2014 when Afghan forces took over from US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation combat troops to secure the country.

by | November 28, 2018 | 05:42

A Tunisian presidency statement issued later said Prince Mohammed and Essebsi reviewed ways to improve cooperation on the "economy and finance, investment promotion and security and military cooperation to counter extremism and terrorism".

by | November 27, 2018 | 08:25

The filing also said that Manafort disagrees with the finding that he lied to federal authorities. The torpedoing of Manafort's plea deal, disclosed in a court filing Monday, also results in special counsel Robert Mueller's team losing a co-operating witness from the top of Donald Trump's presidential campaign who was present for several key episodes under investigation.

by | November 27, 2018 | 07:59

It added, "Planners of 26/11 still roam streets of Pakistan with impunity". On the 10th anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack on Monday, the U.S. Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom took to Twitter saying, "On the 10 year anniversary of the appalling attacks in Mumbai my thoughts are again with the families and friends of those killed and injured".

by | November 27, 2018 | 07:57

United States border officials on Sunday temporarily closed the San Ysidro port of entry between Tijuana and San Diego, one of the busiest border crossings in the world, "to ensure public safety' after agents shot several rounds of tear gas at migrants, leaving children screaming and coughing, the Associated Press reported ".

by | November 27, 2018 | 07:40

Protesters march along the USA side of the southern border during a rally to show solidarity with the migrant caravan on Sundayy, November 25, as US immigration agents deployed tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants who rushed the border.

by | November 27, 2018 | 07:17

The government's appeals of those rulings had been moving forward. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit heard oral argument in one of the cases on October 10, but it has not yet issued its ruling. Trump's recent salvo against the "Obama judge" who ruled against his asylum policy - not one of the issues now before the Supreme Court - prompted Chief Justice John Roberts to fire back at the president for the first time for feeding perceptions of a biased judiciary.

by | November 25, 2018 | 19:10

The cruise boat went down off Mukono district, which is close to the capital Kampala, the Daily Monitor newspaper reported on its website. The boat carrying almost 100 revelers sank in bad weather on Saturday in the latest deadly incident to affect passenger boats on Africa's largest lake.

by | November 25, 2018 | 18:31

Khan vowed to take measures to trace those linked to the attacks in Orakzai and in Karachi . "We have received two dead bodies of policemen and an injured Chinese security guard who is under treatment", said Seemi Jamali, the executive director at the Jinnah Hospital.

by | November 23, 2018 | 15:15

A red-carpet welcome awaits President Xi Jinping on Tuesday in Manila , the last stop in a three-nation swing through Asia where he's offering infrastructure loans and aid and championing free trade in a rivalry for influence with the United States.

by | November 23, 2018 | 14:42

Nielsen , the Department of Homeland Security has a documented pattern, practice, and policy of turning asylum-seekers away from official ports of entry at the USA border with Mexico, thus pushing many asylum-seekers to cross the border without authorization in order to reach relative safety".

by | November 23, 2018 | 14:38

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has passed a Resolution to celebrate the 550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Devji, which falls next year, throughout the country and across the globe, in a grand and befitting manner along with State Governments and the Indian Missions overseas.

by | November 23, 2018 | 11:43

Having won control of the House in midterm elections, Democrats have said they will be even less motivated than before to meet Trump's wall demands. "If they have to, they're going to use lethal force". Speaking with a USA general in Afghanistan, Trump likened the fight against terrorists to his efforts to prevent a group of migrants from illegally entering the United States, and he assailed federal judges who have ruled against his administration.

by | November 23, 2018 | 01:02

The Washington Post was the first to report that the First Daughter had sent hundreds of government emails in 2017 using a private email account she shared with husband Jared Kushner. Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., who is expected to lead the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform next year, said on Tuesday that he planned to investigate the matter, and the outgoing chairman, Rep.

by | November 21, 2018 | 19:43

Ethics officials disagree, stating the first daughter "discussed or relayed official White House business" using the account, a potential violation of the Presidential Records Act, which requires all official White House communications and records be preserved as a permanent archive of each administration.

by | November 21, 2018 | 19:25

Peas became the National Thanksgiving Turkey while Carrots was chosen as the alternate. Prior to the pardon, President Trump joked about the "fair and open election " that selected the two turkeys, and warned that that even though they were about to be pardoned, "House democrats are likely to issue them both subpoenas".

by | November 21, 2018 | 19:17

In a statement to CNN on Sunday, McRaven stood by his criticism of the president. It said that Pakistan's intelligence cooperation had in fact provided the initial evidence to trace the whereabouts of Bin Laden and added that " baseless rhetoric about Pakistan was totally unacceptable ".

by | November 21, 2018 | 18:22

The Sentinelese are an indigenous tribe living on the North Sentinel Island of the Andamans. The tribesmen who killed Chau can not be charged with his slaying, because any form of contact with them has been outlawed in a bid to protect their way of life.

by | November 21, 2018 | 12:29

The South Korean's election is a blow to Moscow's efforts to reserve the position for a Russian candidate, who was strongly opposed by the US, Britain and other European nations. Among those targeted have been Mikhail Khodorkovsky, an exiled Russian businessman, and financier Bill Browder , the subject of six red notice requests by Russia , all of them thrown out by Interpol.

by | November 20, 2018 | 18:44

Many other countries too deem Israeli settlements there as illegal and Palestinian officials, anti-settlement advocates and human rights groups have long advocated for Airbnb to remove such listings. The Palestinian Authority (PA) has expressed support for the move. Palestinian leaders had called on Airbnb to remove the listings in Israeli settlements almost three years ago, saying in a letter to the company that "Airbnb is effectively promoting the illegal colonization of occupied land".

by | November 20, 2018 | 17:30

Miller and his lawyers are now urging the USA appeals court in Washington, D.C., to reject the contempt finding, insisting Mueller's appointment was unconstitutional . The state of Maryland also made a similar court filing last week in a legal dispute with the Trump administration over the Affordable Care Act. Whitaker in the past criticised the scope of Mueller's probe and brought up the possibility of undermining it by slashing the special counsel's funding.

by | November 20, 2018 | 17:14

Some prominent members of that caucus support Pelosi. The chief sponsor of the anti-Pelosi encyclical was Kathleen Rice of NY. While the letter represents an obstacle to Pelosi's candidacy, it is by no means a death knell. The Pelosi opponents' theory is, once it's clear she doesn't have the votes, a new leader will emerge. Their letter says Democrats won on "a message of change, " and they say they plan to deliver that.

by | November 18, 2018 | 22:56

Trump's visits to areas of Northern and Southern California in the aftermath of unprecedented wildfires that have killed more than 70 people gave him what he sought in flying coast to coast and back in a single day - a grasp of the desolation in the heart of California's killer wildfires.

by | November 18, 2018 | 22:24

Netanyahu has been seeking to contain the political fallout of his decision to accept a ceasefire deal on Tuesday that ended the worst escalation between Israel and Hamas in Gaza since a 2014 war. The deadlock was revealed by Israel's Channel 10 news, which reported that Netanyahu told ministers that Bennett's ultimatum was "the main stumbling block to keeping the coalition together".

by | November 18, 2018 | 22:10

She was one of seven people Trump recognized with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Friday. "It's a great honor", Trump said . The White House lauded Adelson the as a "committed doctor, philanthropist, and humanitarian", but not everyone believed the Israeli-American physician - known best as a leading GOP megadonor alongside her husband Sheldon - was deserving of the exclusive jewelry.

by | November 18, 2018 | 21:31

French President Emmanuel Macron took full advantage of such an opportunity while standing in front of the grand war memorial in Paris on Remembrance Day and delivering a powerful and timely admonition against the rise of nationalism on both sides of the Atlantic.

by | November 18, 2018 | 18:34

The town of Paradise - which has a population of 27,000 - has been decimated by the inferno which has been fanned by strong winds. On Sunday, the Governor officially requested a major disaster declaration and joined leaders of the Governor's Office of Emergency Services, CAL FIRE, California Highway Patrol and California National Guard to provide an update on firefighting efforts at the State Operations Center in Mather, which has been activated to its highest level and is coordinating with ...

by | November 18, 2018 | 13:14

Unofficial results showed Mr Nelson trailing Mr Scott by about 12,600 votes out of the 8.2 million or so cast - a difference of 0.15 percentage points. Both parties and their supporters filed multiple lawsuits challenging the process, with Republicans urging a strict standard on which votes were counted while Democrats contested rules that they saw as disenfranchising voters.

by | November 16, 2018 | 17:20

Ricardel blocked some of his picks for Pentagon positions because they included former Obama administration officials who she felt were not strict Republican loyalists, multiple defense officials have told CNN . Ricardel's continued service to the American people and her steadfast pursuit of his national security priorities", press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said.

by | November 16, 2018 | 16:25

In a tweet, Donald Trump described Mueller's investigation as -total mess and absolutely nuts. "They are screaming and shouting at people, horribly threatening them to come up with the answers they want", Trump wrote. "Check out how biased Facebook, Google and Twitter are in favour of the Democrats", he wrote. A Justice Department spokeswoman said earlier this week that Whitaker will follow Justice Department protocols and consult with senior ethics officials "on his oversight ...

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:56

In returns Thursday, Cisneros climbed into a 941-vote lead, after Kim held the early lead. Rep. Tom Emmer of Minnesota was tapped to lead the National Republican Congressional Committee, the House GOP's campaign arm. Dana Rohrabacher, who has represented the 48th District for almost 30 years, trails Democratic challenger Harley Rouda by 47.1% to 52.9%. The Californian represented defeated Rep.

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:44

On Friday, the Korean Central News Agency said the USA citizen was detained on October 16 for illegally entering the country from China . Earlier this month, North Korea's Foreign Ministry warned that the country could return to the path of "pyongjin" - the simultaneous development of nuclear weapons and economic development - if sanctions are not lifted.

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:46

Camp Fire in Butte County Red circles on this live-updating map are actively burning areas, as detected by satellite. "I pray everyone is safe", she wrote. Almost 800 kilometres to the south, a second blaze forced the evacuation of the upscale oceanside city of Malibu and threatened the beleaguered town of Thousand Oaks , where a gunman killed 12 people this week in a rampage in a bar and dance hall.

by | November 16, 2018 | 13:55

The exchange of fire followed the Israeli commando raid near Khan Younis in the south of Gaza on Sunday, which resulted in the deaths of seven Palestinians including the Hamas commander and an Israeli military officer. Israel says it is defending its border against militant infiltrations, but its army has come under global criticism because of the large number of unarmed protesters who have been shot.

by | November 16, 2018 | 13:07

But that is still something that will be debated over the next few weeks. "The Department of Health is ensuring it is making all the steps if we go to no-deal". Striking a defiant tone, she laid down the gauntlet to Tory Eurosceptics over her Brexit deal today - warning that she is a "bloody hard woman". On Friday, it was not clear whether Michael Gove, the most prominent Brexit-supporting minister in her government, would stay on as environment minister after May offered him the job of ...

by | November 15, 2018 | 11:56

With nearly all the votes counted, Sinema had a lead of 1.7% over her rival. She did not attack President Donald Trump and treaded lightly on immigration. She was elected to congress representing a suburban Phoenix district in 2012. Kyrsten Sinema ran a campaign focused on the issues that every day Arizonans care about - including access to health care and the ability to make your own decisions about your body.

by | November 15, 2018 | 10:56

Speaking before the defence minister's resignation, Mr Netanyahu defended the ceasefire agreement and said the public could not necessarily understand all the reasons for his decision. Seven Palestinians were killed in Gaza as Israeli strikes targeted militants and flattened buildings in the worst escalation of violence since the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas.

by | November 15, 2018 | 10:18

The automated system is created to help pilots avoid raising the plane's nose too high, which can cause the aircraft to stall. The potential fault in the system is that it can push the plane's nose down " unexpectedly and so strongly " that pilots can't pull it back up - even when flying manually.

by | November 15, 2018 | 09:16

The RCEP agreement includes 16 countries, including ASEAN nations, Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand and South Korea, but not the United States. "We will not stand down." he said. In hand with the trade agreements were also initiatives to strengthen cooperation in various other areas, such as education, where both sides agreed to start discussions for a bilateral agreement to facilitate internships between university students from both countries.

by | November 15, 2018 | 07:03

Last month, Saudi Arabia acknowledged that Turkish evidence indicates that Khashoggi's killing was premeditated, shifting its explanation in an apparent effort to ease worldwide outrage over the death. Saudi Arabia is a major purchaser of American weapons and the linchpin of a regional strategy focused on rolling back Iranian influence. "They have listened to all the conversation in them".

by | November 14, 2018 | 07:25

Officials said the bodies of five people were found in burned-out homes and the sixth was found in a vehicle in northern California's Camp Fire , Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told reporters on Sunday evening. Authorities said they were bringing in cadaver dogs, two portable morgue units from the military and an additional 160 search and rescue personnel to help find human remains.