by | January 20, 2018 | 08:10

Menendez is up for reelection in 2018. Mr. Menendez's office did not immediately respond to request for comment. The Cuban-born legislator has been accused by the Justice Department of eight corruption charges and three of "fraud against the honesty of public service", among others, which include benefits obtained through his relationship with the Dominican millionaire Salomón Melgen.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:10

They were married civilly, with the legal documents to prove it, but they'd never had a formal wedding ceremony before an official of the church. First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight on Thursday to this northern Chilean beachside town.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:09

The Bureau intends to engage in a rulemaking process so that the Bureau may reconsider the Payday Rule. The payday lending industry and others had countered that limiting these loans would hurt low-income workers who lack the credit resources of high-minded regulators such as Cordray.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:05

Two significant examples of Dole's willingness to reach across the political aisle, Pinegar said , were his work in creating the Americans with Disabilities Act and Social Security reform. "To the stars through difficulties, a attractive motto of the truly great state of Kansas, and the flawless description for Senator Dole's extraordinary life", Trump said.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:04

The United States held back $ 65 million that had been destined for the United Nations relief agency for Palestinians on Tuesday, two weeks after President Donald Trump threatened future payments. The money, which is primarily earmarked for salaries for teachers and health workers, can not be used to cover the $45 million food bill. "Living conditions in Gaza, Syria, the West bank and elsewhere in the region are particularly tough", De Croo said in the statement.

by | January 19, 2018 | 02:06

Facebook has promised to further investigate whether Russian Federation interfered in the Brexit referendum , Damian Collins, chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee in the House of Commons, said Wednesday. Last year, Facebook conducted an investigation at the request of the U.K.'s Electoral Commission on a cluster of accounts from Russia's Internet Research Agency (IRA), a so-called "troll farm" that was known to have disseminated fake news during the 2016 US ...

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:23

It voted in favor of an amendment overturning a constitutional ban on divorce in 1995, nine years after voters had rejected it. Mr Varadkar is due to attend a number of high-level meetings on Brexit . A decision on whether to have a follow-up vote to Britain's June 2016 Brexit referendum was a decision for the "UK Parliament and the people of the United Kingdom", the Irish premier said.

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:21

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez released a statement Wednesday declaring the wins Wednesday by Schachtner and Rep. -elect Greta Neubauer, D-Racine, a continuation of the 2017 trend of Democrats winning across the country.

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:20

There are now some 2,000 USA troops in Syria , mainly training local forces to root out remaining extremist strongholds. French special forces and the country's air force have operated in Iraq and Syria as part of the US -led coalition to defeat ISIS.

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:19

A police source said the two policemen were escorting the foreign nationals when they were ambushed. The kidnappers killed two police officers in the confrontation. Kidnapping has always been a problem in Nigeria's southern states, where high-profile individuals, including the families of prominent politicians, are regularly seized.

by | January 18, 2018 | 14:15

On Tuesday, an official from the People's Bank of China said the country's centralized virtual currency trade needs to end, Reuters reported , the individual making the claim was not a person with authority to make any laws, he was just another attention seeking politician making noise.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:06

Relations between Serbia and Kosovo have been tense since 2008, but in 2013 both parties agreed to participate in EU-sponsored reconciliation talks, a condition for both to progress towards membership of the bloc. The EU is hoping that the Serbia-Kosovo talks, which began six years ago, could lead to a binding accord on "normal" relations by 2019, allowing Serbia to enter the EU in 2025.

by | January 17, 2018 | 03:04

Mr. Murphy, a Democrat who previously. Murphy, 60, a former USA ambassador to Germany and Goldman Sachs senior director , pledged to help foster a "stronger and fairer" New Jersey that creates higher-wage jobs, increases public-school funding, provides free access to community college, helps small businesses and ensures the wealthiest pay "their fair share" in taxes.

by | January 17, 2018 | 02:57

Monday. A foot search led by K-9 units ensued on the outskirts of York, S.C., where they came across McCall at about 1 a.m. Tuesday. McCall, a father of three children, was previously arrested in 1994 and was charged with assault, resisting arrest and assaulting an officer, South Carolina State Law Enforcement Division spokesman Thom Berry told WSOC .

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:32

Jordan's Crown Prince conveyed the greetings of King Abdullah II of Jordan to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed, wishing the UAE and its people further progress and prosperity. Last week, Qatar announced that it had filed a complaint with the United Nations regarding an alleged violation of its airspace last month by a UAE military aircraft - a claim denied at the time by Abu Dhabi .

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:26

He says he quickly turned the vessel around and grounded it close to the shore. "It was a hard jump". Jandali's family called 911 and helped people wading to shore, through water 8 to 10 feet deep. "If they were out any further this could have been a tragedy, certainly a different ending than this", Chief Jerry DeCanio said. The company didn't immediately respond to messages left seeking comment.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:27

Roy was dropped by England previous year and only earned a recall at the end of the summer after Alex Hales was omitted because of the incident involving Ben Stokes in Bristol. Finch played against type for most his innings, striking 10 fours to go with three maximums but also showing admirable restraint before eventually holing out to Moeen.

by | January 16, 2018 | 01:25

Trump has referred to the Obama administration's Iran deal as the worst agreement every reached, and he has repeatedly disparaged the USA agreement to waive key economic sanctions as part of the 2015 accord. Under the deal, the US President must sign a waiver suspending the US sanctions on Iran every 120 days. Not coincidentally, the Netanyahu telephone call to Paris came the day after President Trump laid the gauntlet at the feet of the Europeans, demanding that they get the deal "fixed" or ...

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:39

Our sister station WMAQ-TV in Chicago reports that there was a pursuit of a bus in Wisconsin, and troopers responded once it crossed into IL. Authorities used spike strips to flatten the tires of the bus, forcing it to stop on Interstate 94 near the IL community of Wadsworth.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:36

Employers may begin using these tables immediately, though they have until February 15 before they're required to do so. Currently, 76 percent of Americans who file their taxes receive a tax refund. In the meantime, he urged filers who have complicated tax situations - i.e., anyone who is not single, childless and holding down just one job - to review the number of allowances they now take on their W4s once the IRS puts out its new withholding calculator by the end of February.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:39

Two people were killed when a 7.1-magnitude natural disaster shook Peru on Sunday, according to a regional governor. According to CNN, Arequipa Governor Yamila Osorio said on Twitter that one 55-year old man died in the town of Yauca after being crushed by a rock.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:38

Alastair Bruce, an expert on the Crown Jewels , was the one to discover letters from the royal librarian, Sir Owen Morshead, to Queen Mary, George VI's mother, that show where the diamonds were hidden, according to the Times . Some historians also believe that a proportion of early Crown Jewels were lost when King John's baggage train was caught in incoming tides at the Wash in East Anglia in 1216.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:38

E. Afterward, according to Sidhu, the girl noticed a 12-inch cut from the bottom up on the back of her hijab. Sidhu says the girl turned around and screamed, which startled the man before he ran off. "I can't imagine how afraid she must have been", Trudeau said at a cabinet retreat in London, Ont. The incident has inspired an outpouring of support, including from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:32

Freezing rain will move east across the region before reaching London between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., the national weather agency said. The Grand River Conservation Authority has also issued a flood watch for the entire Grand River watershed.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:32

Trump told senators in the Oval Office, according to a source briefed on the meeting, the comments from which were first reported by The Washington Post. "And he was corrected by the Obama administration". The White House did not dispute the account. "The gross misrepresentation was that language was used in there that was not used and also that the tone of that meeting was not contributory and not constructive", he said .

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:26

He and his family took shelter in a shower as their TV blared the alert over a local college basketball game. White House Deputy Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said President Donald Trump has been briefed on the state of Hawaii's emergency management exercise.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:45

On Thursday, Jeddah held Saudi Arabia's first auto exhibition aimed at women, a few months after the Kingdom announced it would grant them the right to drive. "I feel very proud because I am witness to this change". Some used the hashtag to share photos of female spectators wearing their team's colors in scarves thrown over their abayas.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:41

Senior White House officials and congressional leadership are scrambling to save the Iran nuclear deal and convince President Donald Trump to again waive key sanctions on the Islamic Republic despite opposition, according to multiple sources working on the matter who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon .

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:36

Russia's Defence Ministry had asked the Turkish military on Wednesday to tighten control over armed groups in Idlib after two groups of drones attacked Russian bases on January 6. Syrian regime forces faced fierce resistance from jihadists as they fought to capture a key airbase in the northwestern province of Idlib on Thursday, a monitor said.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:35

With the vote happening weeks before Netanyahu's visit, it took many by surprise that India did not abstain from the vote and went ahead and voted for the resolution. In Mumbai on Thursday, Mr Netanyahu will meet business leaders, attend a memorial for the victims of the 2008 terror attacks on the city, and appear at Shalom Bollywood, a film industry event.

by | January 13, 2018 | 02:08

The Guv's maiden address was disrupted by Stalin who chose to read out from a prepared text he was carrying. The Governor then continued his address. Despite the governor's request, Mr Stalin continued speaking. Since the strike got its fifth day today, reports making buzzes that special buses were approved for the MLAs. With the workers on strike the fleets were operated by temporary workers to the chagrin of inconvenienced passengers.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:48

The Seoul government said that it will also set aside its own money to help the victims heal their wounds and recover their dignity, instead of using the fund that Japan contributed to under the agreement. The Japanese government denies it is directly responsible, insisting that "comfort women" were recruited by civilians. Since the South Korean Foreign Ministry's January 9 announcement not to pursue renegotiation, some of the former comfort women and support groups pushing to scrap the ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:45

The poll was conducted between January 5 and January 9 and asked just over 1,100 voters how they would sum up the state of the economy. President Donald Trump's approval ratings in Georgia are in decline, a poll released Friday by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows .

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:45

Delays pushed its departure to 2018, creating the "time-traveling flight". Have you as a kid (or as an adult) watched Harry Potter and Hermione time-travel in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban to fix everything and felt like you wanted to, as well? Flight HAL446 took off from New Zealand's Auckland in 2018 and landed in Hawaii's Honolulu in 2017.

by | January 12, 2018 | 06:13

She is on her first working day in Northern Ireland since her appointment following the resignation of James Brokenshire on Monday. Alliance leader Naomi Long said: "We often disagreed, sometimes robustly, but the role of Secretary of State is mostly a thankless task and I appreciate, particularly in the current political circumstances, it is not an easy role to fulfil".