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by | August 18, 2018 | 03:44

Speaking to reporters on Friday in the White House lawn, Trump called the whole trial "sad". "We're very happy to hear the president supports Mr. Manafort", Downing said . Judge T.S. Ellis - the federal judge overseeing Manafort's case in Alexandria, Virginia, clarified to jurors that the government is not required to find "guilt beyond all possible doubt", but defined reasonable doubt as a "doubt based on reason".

by | August 18, 2018 | 03:45

Lavrov held talks in Ankara with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu days after the Turkish lira TRY= plummeted to an all-time low versus the U.S. Russian officials were in Turkey on Tuesday, talking with the government there about possible solutions for Turkey's currency crisis. He stressed that the USA should learn that they will not achieve any results with sanctions while calling for more dialogue and diplomacy.

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:32

In a statement on Wednesday , Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull denounced Anning's "racist remarks", and praised the country's multiculturalism. "I am not going to apologise or regret anything that I say", he said. Amid national outrage Turnbull, who will head to the polls within nine months, quickly condemned Anning.

by | August 17, 2018 | 07:33

Christopher Watts made an emotional appeal for his family's return. "This is absolutely the worst possible outcome that anyone could imagine", said John Camper , the director of the CBI. Shannan Watts' two young daughters. I just want them back. "Like, this house is not the same". "We feel so stupid. trusting him to stay the night in the same house as our daughter", Nick Thayer told ABC News on Thursday, overcome with emotion.

by | August 17, 2018 | 06:53

Brennan is reacting to the news in a phone interview with MSNBC's Nicolle Wallace. Brennan on Twitter described Trump's action on Wednesday as part of a broader effort "to suppress freedom of speech and punish critics". And Brennan might not be the only former intelligence or national security official to have his clearance taken away; the president has threatened others as well.

by | August 17, 2018 | 05:29

Manigault Newman refused to rule out releasing further recordings. Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman . Trump continued, "Everything, everybody, positive, right?" "I don't know of anything that has been more troubling to me that this president has done than refer to a professional woman as a dog ", Clyburn told The State newspaper .

by | August 17, 2018 | 00:14

President Donald Trump will be in Upstate New York on Monday, making a couple of stops. Fort Drum Army base is home to 19,605 active military members. The absence of any mention of McCain - whom the defense bill is named after - raised eyebrows. Mr. Trump, who has feuded with Mr. McCain for most of his presidency, didn't mention him during his remarks .

by | August 15, 2018 | 07:11

Tahlequah's mourning had astonished and devastated much of the world. That whale - J50, also known as Scarlet - had been shot with antibiotics to fight an infection and had been losing a lot of weight. They hoped to capture the calf once Tahlequah finally let go, and discover why it had died - as almost all the babies in this pod seemed to. Researchers attribute the decline to a lack of Chinook salmon, as well as increased pollution, vessel traffic and noise.

by | August 15, 2018 | 07:12

Below is a ranking of the top and bottom cities surveyed, accompanied by the liveability rating for every city. Who beat Melbourne? None other than the criminal city of Vienna , best known for opera and having honestly way too many museums.

by | August 15, 2018 | 06:15

The rial has lost about half of its value since April in anticipation of the renewed USA sanctions, driven mainly by heavy demand for dollars among ordinary Iranians trying to protect their savings. With the nuclear deal crumbling, Rouhani finds himself with little to show for his five years in power and increasingly under fire from all sides. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's remarks were carried by Iran's state television Monday.

by | August 15, 2018 | 03:11

A student rally has been planned this weekend in Charlottesville to reclaim the campus square where the white supremacists marched past year wielding tiki torches. Officers from the United States Park Police and the Washington police department will erect a barrier separating the white nationalists and the thousands of counter-protesters who intend to oppose them.

by | August 14, 2018 | 10:31

The meeting at a North Korea-controlled building in the border village of Panmunjom comes as the worldwide community waits to see if North Korea will begin abandoning its nuclear weapons program , something officials suggested would happen after Kim's summit with President Donald Trump in June in Singapore.

by | August 14, 2018 | 05:31

But information about who controlled the city was hard to confirm with power and mobile services cut to the area after the Taliban destroyed a telecommunications tower, according to Ghazni MP Shah Gul Rezaye. Insurgents ambushed a large Afghan military convoy heading for Ghazni late Sunday, sparking heavy clashes about 80 kilometers from the embattled city, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Muajid told VOA.

by | August 14, 2018 | 02:23

A release on the emergency declarations said this is to address the potential impacts of events in and around Charlottesville and Washington, D.C. The event drew hundreds of white nationalists from across the country to the Virginia college town. Handguns, however, will not be banned, because of state and federal gun rights law, officials said.

by | August 13, 2018 | 03:34

She said she was releasing the recording to correct "the false story" that she attempted to "storm" Trump's residence after Kelly fired her. Manigault Newman also wrote in the book she was offered $15,000 a month contract to sign a nondisclosure agreement after she was sacked from the White House past year, which she said she turned down.

by | August 12, 2018 | 21:56

Air Force Space Command, which now oversees the nation's military operations in space. During his speech at the Pentagon on Thursday, Pence said that the Trump administration is hoping to instate a Space Force by 2020. "Our nation's armed forces have always been the vanguard of advancing American leadership here on Earth and beyond", Pence said. "Initially the Department will recommend that the Air Force Space Command commander be dual-hatted as commander of the unified command", ...

by | August 12, 2018 | 21:56

On the final three orbits, PSP flies to within 3.8 million miles of the sun's surface - more than seven times closer than the current record-holder for a close solar pass, the Helios 2 spacecraft, which came within 27 million miles in 1976, and about a tenth as close as Mercury, which is, on average, about 36 million miles from the Sun.

by | August 12, 2018 | 21:43

Demonstrators carry banners on the campus of the University of Virginia during a rally for the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va ., Saturday, Aug. Two Virginia State Police troopers also died that weekend when their helicopter, assisting with public safety, crashed during the rally. The "riots" - a blob without definition - did not "result" in " death and division" - two more blobs with no definition.

by | August 11, 2018 | 02:01

The foreign ministry, which had earlier slammed Washington's "alarming" impatience for denuclearisation, accused the USA of clinging to an "outdated acting script". The rival Koreas may try to seek a breakthrough amid what experts see as little progress on nuclear disarmaments between Pyongyang and Washington despite the Singapore summit in June and U.S.

by | August 10, 2018 | 22:52

But when asked by reporters whether she saw the need for an independent investigation, Nauert would not say. Henrietta Fore, executive director of the UN Children's Fund Unicef, said the "horrific" attack marked "a low point in ( Yemen's ) brutal war".

by | August 10, 2018 | 22:28

Officers have shut down a road and are asking residents to stay inside and away from their windows because the incident is ongoing. During the incident, officers urged the public to avoid the area and stay in their homes, keeping their doors locked.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:12

Paul agreed with Konstantin Kosachev, the chairman of the Russian Federation Council Committee on Foreign Affairs, to send members of the Russian Federation to D.C., which will serve as the first trip from members of the federation in almost three years.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:12

The report comes after it was revealed last month that investigators believed they had identified the suspected perpetrators of the attack and were sure they were Russian. "This is Litvinenko all over again". One died days afterwards. In 2007, President Vladimir Putin rejected an extradition request for two Russians suspected of the assassination of the former FSB officer Alexander Litvinenko in London using radioactive polonium.

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:27

A magnitude-7.0 quake struck right along the coast of the Indonesian island of Lombok, near Loloan village Sunday night local time (Aug. 5), according to Indonesian authorities. He asked me for help, but I couldn't help him, we just ran to help ourselves", Johriah, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, told AFP tearfully.

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:26

A member of the Israeli Security Cabinet, Ze'ev Elkin (Likud), referred to the ceasefire talks with Palestinian resistance movement Hamas and said that "an arrangement with the organization is now not on the agenda". But we will not take over from Israel in Gaza. The more than 2 million Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip have suffered from a 10-year Israeli-imposed land, air, and sea blockade, which has plunged the small territory into poverty and some of the highest unemployment rates in ...

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:05

Critics accused him of mismanagement and blamed him for the country's recent economic problems, which have been exacerbated by the restoration of USA sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear agreement. A United Nations panel of experts has expressed concern over military collaboration between Iran and North Korea in the past. China, Iran's top oil customer, buys roughly 650,000 barrels a day of crude oil from Tehran , or 7 percent of China's total crude oil imports.

by | August 09, 2018 | 08:58

Esber was killed by a vehicle bomb planted by a Mossad agent, according to "a senior official from a Middle Eastern intelligence agency quoted by the New York Times' David Halbfinger and Ronen Bergman". "So we won't take this too seriously". His center was the target of Israeli air attacks last month and in September, the Observatory added. Some Israeli reports said the Syrian scientist was involved in Iranian missile programme.

by | August 08, 2018 | 02:54

In the clip, a woman in a black top is being pushed around by the Asian staff of the salon. Community members are calling for a Brooklyn nail salon to close its doors for good after a brawl there Friday was caught on video . Surveillance footage obtained by the New York Daily News and other media outlets begins in the middle of the confrontation, when a woman in a manicurist's smock is already pointing what looks like a broom handle at two black women.

by | August 08, 2018 | 02:56

However, metal detectors that students and parents were counting on will not have been installed. He claimed he had never seen one, though school, state and court records show he had been counselled by mental health specialists for years. The detective pushed Cruz on whether or not the voice really existed, "You could have stopped the demon by getting a prescription for marijuana. You could have stopped the demon anytime you want", Curcio reportedly said.

by | August 08, 2018 | 02:28

Fire authorities were called at 12:28 local time (19:28 GMT) after the small plane hit a parked red auto, while its owner was in a shop. Family members identified one of the victims as Nasim Ghanadan, who was a realtor from the East Bay and on the flight for work.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:59

Mr Karunanidhi was a successful film screenwriter, penning multiple hit movies, before moving to politics. He was elected to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly 12 times. However, the astute caliber of Karunanidhi helped him outwit Neduncheziyan. Karunanidhi's family has also been mired in controversies regarding nepotism.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:41

It's the largest of eight major wildfires burning out of control across California , and that have claimed the lives of 7 people. As wildfires ravaged the Golden State, President Donald Trump weighed in, firing off tweets that seem to point fingers, not at the toll of climate change, but at California's environmental laws and use of water resources.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:36

Gates also reportedly told the court on Monday that he had been told by Mr Manafort not to disclose foreign bank accounts. Manafort's lawyers doubled down Monday on their main line of defense: that Manafort placed too much trust in Gates, who abused that trust by putting Manafort's money in legally compromising environs and embezzled gobs of cash from him.

by | August 08, 2018 | 00:36

The moves were a stern rebuke to Canada after the country on Friday expressed concern over the arrests of activists in Saudi Arabia, including prominent women's rights campaigner Samar Badawi, and called for their release. Raif Badawi was arrested in 2012 for running a blog that promoted free speech and women's rights in Saudi Arabia. The clash between Saudi Arabia and Canada is intensifying and has provoked Saudi Airlines to suspend flights to and from Canada starting August 13.

by | August 07, 2018 | 01:06

President Trump is confidently predicting a "Red Wave" in this year's midterm elections, ahead of a bellwether special congressional election coming up in OH tomorrow. Trump critic Susan Lindquist says she's trying to change one person's mind at a time about the president, who she says is destroying the country. The 46-year-old LaPat says he likes the fact the economy is doing well and unemployment is down.