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by | August 01, 2018 | 00:36

Mr Manafort denies all charges, and at one point had sought to get them dismissed. Yanukovych's ouster in 2014 is relevant, the special counsel says, "because it explains Manafort's work for a different political party (the Opposition Bloc) and why his income later drops dramatically, which is relevant to the bank frauds that he later committed".

by | July 31, 2018 | 04:11

Firefighter Jason Campbell was on the front lines Thursday near Yosemite when the Carr Fire destroyed his home, an RV and a boat near Redding. A firefighter identified as Brian Hughes died on Sunday while battling the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite National Park, a major tourist attraction partially closed because of the fire.

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:43

And a second, private search by US company Ocean Infinity that finished at the end of May also found no sign of the wreckage. Investigators previously found that the plane turned west off its predetermined route, heading back over Malaysia .

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:38

Mugabe was accused of assaulting a model, Gabrielle Engels, and two others at a Johannesburg hotel in August previous year. Model Gabriella Engels, the woman behind the assault allegation, last August filed a court application challenging the government's decision.

by | July 30, 2018 | 03:31

Four boats that constitute the squadron, left from Scandinavia in mid-May and stopped in some 28 ports along the way, the coalition said . The vessel Al-Awda, carrying 22 activists from around the world on a humanitarian mission to Gaza, is believed to have been seized by Israeli Defence Forces 48 nautical miles from the Palestinian city.

by | July 30, 2018 | 02:16

And Mugabe added: "Whoever wins, we wish him well". Mugabe, who has backed a new political party that is part of a coalition supporting Chamisa, said of him: "He seems to be doing well at his rallies". He said he would rather make a choice among the 22 presidential candidates vying for election‚ but went on to hint that those candidates‚ who had not made an impact in rallies‚ were not worth his vote.

by | July 30, 2018 | 02:11

The June 2016 meeting was arranged after a publicist who knew Trump Jr. told him in emails - in no uncertain terms - that a senior Russian official "offered to provide the Trump campaign" with damaging information about Clinton, and that the outreach was "part of Russia and its government's support for Mr.

by | July 29, 2018 | 05:58

It was followed by "Mr. Trump, do not play with the lion's tail or else you will regret it". He was quoted by news website yjc.ir, affiliated with state-run television, as saying "we are ready to confront you". "We're ready to stand against you", Soleimani, who has been blacklisted by Washington , added. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slammed what he described as the "hollow threats by some USA officials" during a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday, July 25, according to Al-Masdar ...

by | July 28, 2018 | 10:00

The facilities included a rocket engine test stand, which is used to develop liquid-fuel engines for ballistic missiles. Trump did not identify the site, but US media subsequently reported it was the Sohae Satellite Launching Station. Real progress, Keane said, would include North Korea complying with previous knowledge from USA intelligence services. Wit, a former State Department negotiator with North Korea and a consistent advocate for dialogue with Pyongyang, said such a move would be ...

by | July 28, 2018 | 09:53

Friday's total lunar eclipse will be visible across large parts across Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, and South America. The Moon won't even rise in our eastern skies until 9:06 PM, almost 4 hours after completely emerging from Earth's shadow .

by | July 28, 2018 | 09:27

In a tweet he said, "I didn't know of the meeting with my - the meeting with my son Don Jr". Trump wrote as part of a series of tweets Friday morning. Later Friday the U.S. leader was to gather his National Security Council for a meeting on election security, as United States intelligence chiefs warn Russian Federation will seek to meddle again in the November midterm polls.

by | July 28, 2018 | 08:58

After two separate deadlines in 30 days to reunite thousands of children affected by this policy, the fallout from the family separations is far from over. What they didn't plan for was how to reunite them. Others also said the forms were hard to understand due to a language barrier or misinformation from immigration officials.

by | July 28, 2018 | 07:28

This week, Facebook determined that one of Jones' recent videos - an inflammatory rant in which he accused Robert Mueller, the special counsel charged with the Russian Federation probe, of supporting paedophilia and pantomimed shooting him - did not violate its policies.

by | July 27, 2018 | 11:22

Fifty-five cases containing what were believed to be the remains of USA servicemen killed during the Korean War were returned Friday, the White House said. "It was a successful mission following extensive coordination", General Vincent Brooks , commander of the UNC and United States Forces Korea, said in a statement.

by | July 27, 2018 | 11:18

While Greek authorities urged the public to contact them if they were looking for loved ones, many people took to social media, posting pictures of those they were looking for and their last known location before the fires hit. Before news of the grim discovery, the official death toll stood at 24. They were picked up by passing boats. White smoke rose from smouldering fires in parts of Mati early on Tuesday.

by | July 27, 2018 | 10:03

That was assumed to be a response to a speech by President Hassan Rouhani earlier in the day warning Washington not to " play with the lion's tail " and that conflict with Iran would be the "mother of all wars ". The commander in chief appeared to take a shot at his predecessor, Barack Obama , telling Rouhani the United States is "NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH", advising the Iranian leader to "BE CAUTIOUS!" 'You are not in a position ...

by | July 27, 2018 | 10:02

He tweeted before the summit that, "Our relationship with Russian Federation has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of USA foolishness and stupidity". Given the timing, the announcement surprised White House allies, and even appeared to catch Trump's top intelligence official, Dan Coats, off guard. Trump welcomed this proposal in Helsinki only to reject it on return in the face of Congressional threats to not only pass a law forbidding any questioning of U.S.

by | July 26, 2018 | 03:11

Giuliani disputed a key claim made by Cohen's lawyer - that the tape shows Trump suggested that Cohen use cash to make the payment. Will told O'Donnell that this first tape, in which Trump and Cohen discuss a payment to former Playboy model Karen McDougal , is just "redundant evidence" that Trump is "a seedy man whose incontinent sexual appetites get him into trouble with seedy women".

by | July 26, 2018 | 02:36

Earlier this week the Met Office issued an alert advising people to stay indoors or in the shade during the middle of the day during the heatwave . "So while the Met Office might say it's going to be 86F (30C), it actually feels more like 75F (24C), which is a lovely temperature for us Brits".

by | July 26, 2018 | 01:01

BART Police Chief Carolos Rojas told reporters Monday night that Cowell had no previous interactions with the sisters before he came behind them, swiftly stabbing Nia twice in the neck before turning the knife on Letifah in what he described as a "prison-yard type of attack".

by | July 25, 2018 | 03:28

On Thursday, the Russian foreign ministry announced a #FreeMariaButina campaign. Nikolaev's office told CNN in an email Monday that he did provide some funding to a pro-gun organization run by Butina called Right to Bear Arms, but has not been in touch with her since 2014.

by | July 25, 2018 | 02:05

Israeli forces carried out the rescue on Saturday night following a request from the "US, Canada , and European Union countries". The Syrian government is now accusing those remaining of collaborating with Israel and threatening that they "will be executed" for their dealings with the country that Syria has long warred with.

by | July 25, 2018 | 02:02

Cohen, a self-described fixer for Trump for more than a decade, said past year he "would take a bullet" for the Republican president. The president also insisted he had done nothing wrong. McDougal also has filed a lawsuit seeking the right to speak publicly about her alleged affair with Trump. Prosecutors are apparently interested in payments he made on Trump's behalf to porn actress Stormy Daniels, and other business dealings related to Trump.

by | July 24, 2018 | 04:00

Police confirmed one victim died Sunday night, and that a young girl was listed in critical condition. "The man fled the area and was located, deceased, on Danforth Avenue". An undentified man opened fire late on Sunday in the neighbourhood known as Greektown, near central Toronto . The suspected shooter is dead, according to police .

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:57

Sweden has since dropped its investigation into Assange's case , but he has still not chosen to leave out of fear of being extradited to the U.S., where he is wanted for leaking classified documents provided by ex-soldier Chelsea Manning. As Sweden dropped its sexual assault investigation against Assange back in May 2017, the only criminal proceeding he is now facing in the United Kingdom is a pending 2012 arrest warrant for "failure to surrender".

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:24

But the United States has somewhat eased its stance, saying it may grant sanction waivers to some allies that are particularly reliant on Iranian supplies. He added: "While it is ultimately up to the Iranian people to determine the direction of their country, the United States, in the spirit of our own freedoms, will support the long-ignored voice of the Iranian people".

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:01

The request by the U.S. and European countries to save the White Helmets came as the civil defense volunteers were threatened by advancing forces of the Syrian regime in the south of the war-ravaged country. Netanyahu said Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others had spoken to him recently asking for help in extracting the White Helmets .

by | July 24, 2018 | 03:00

Nonetheless, Pompeo told reporters after meeting behind closed doors with the 15 council members that President Donald Trump "remains upbeat about the prospects for denuclearization" following his historic summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .

by | July 24, 2018 | 02:44

At several points the suspect began counting down in an aggressive manner, Westafer said. "My baby sister. My world", he tweeted . Gene Evin Atkins, 28, was booked Sunday on suspicion of murder after an explosion of violence that a relative said may have been brewing for weeks.

by | July 24, 2018 | 01:55

Democrats and Republicans questioned why Trump sat down last Monday for a two-hour face-to-face meeting with Putin in Helsinki with only translators present. For his part, Barletta said in a statement released by his campaign that he, too, agrees with USA intelligence agencies, and that he will "continue to do everything I can" to prevent Russian Federation from doing so again.

by | July 23, 2018 | 03:22

Los Angeles police identified a gunman Sunday suspected of holding hostages inside a Trader Joe's in Silver Lake that resulted in the death of a woman. She was the location's store manager, a law enforcement source said, the Los Angeles Times reported . About four to six people climbed out of the store window.

by | July 23, 2018 | 01:10

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has pledged to support the humanitarian workers and first-responders, and Canada is one of three countries that have reportedly agreed to take in some of the White Helmets and their families. Western powers have accused Syria of attacking rebel-held areas with illegal chemical weapons. "Therefore I approved their passage through Israel to additional countries as an important humanitarian gesture ".

by | July 22, 2018 | 02:52

All of these factors, coupled with President Donald Trump's tough stance, "brought North Korea to the table", said Haley. Pompeo met with the U.N. He added that China will "fully implement" United Nations sanctions resolutions, adding that "everyone" else should as well. North Korea is now smuggling petroleum products "into the country at a level that far exceeds the quotas established by the United Nations", Pompeo said, adding that "illegal ship-to-ship transfers are the most ...

by | July 22, 2018 | 02:01

It also comes on the heels of remarks the president made at a news conference in Helsinki in which he appeared to take Putin's word that Russian Federation did not interfere with the 2016 USA election. Back then, it was due to the American President shoving the Montenegrin Prime Minister out of the way at a summit meeting. The US President Donald trump has marked another controversial statement .

by | July 22, 2018 | 01:31

The assessment found that Russian efforts favored Trump and the Republican Party, but Nielsen would not definitively comment on that piece of the report. The State Department, by contrast, rejected the proposal - which Trump days earlier had called an "incredible offer - as "absurd". Asked whether he would extradite 12 Russian intelligence agents indicted in the United States last week for hacking Democratic Party computers, he said he could meet the U.S.