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by | August 23, 2018 | 04:31

Fox News released excerpts of an interview conducted with Mr Trump on Wednesday in which the President said he knew of the payments "later on" but did not elaborate. Trump attempt to fire Mueller. The president lauded him for declining to "make up stories" to get a deal. Cohen on Tuesday pleaded guilty to a series of charges and said Trump had directed him to arrange the payments to influence the election.

by | August 22, 2018 | 09:25

A strong natural disaster rocked Indonesia's Lombok on Sunday , two weeks after a quake killed more than 480 people on the island and hours after another tremor triggered landslides, damaged buildings and sent people fleeing. More than 1,800 houses were damaged, at least half of them severely, he said. No casualties were expected based on initial readings and there have been no reports of damages.

by | August 22, 2018 | 07:46

Explaining the reason behind her travelling on an electrical bicycle, and posing alongside her partner Peter Nunns , she wrote: "My partner and I cycled because there wasn't enough room in the auto for the support crew...but it also put me in the best possible mood!" But not New Zealand's Women's Minister Julie Anne Genter .

by | August 22, 2018 | 03:02

When their investigators showed up at his door in 1993, he said: "I would never have received my visa if I told the truth". Germany, citing its "moral duty", on Tuesday took in a 95-year-old former guard at a Nazi labour camp where more than 6,000 people were killed, after he was stripped of his U.S.

by | August 21, 2018 | 21:21

In most of the Muslim world today, the faithful are celebrating Eid al-Adha, the second of two major holidays in Islam. Although it changes with the lunar calendar each year, it was celebrated mid-June this year. The meat is distributed among friends and family. It is believed that their sins are washed away once they complete the journey and they are then referred to as Hajjis.

by | August 20, 2018 | 09:35

Mayor Muriel Bowser said in February. He further stated that one should never let anybody hold him up. "I will instead attend the big parade already scheduled at Andrews Air Force Base on a different date, & go to the Paris parade, celebrating the end of the War, on November 11th".

by | August 20, 2018 | 08:41

Papadopoulos never signed a formal cooperation agreement, and no promise was made to recommend a break on a sentencing. "The defendant lied in order to hide his contacts with Russians and Russian intermediaries during the campaign and made his false statements to investigators on January 27, 2017, early in the investigation, when key investigative decisions, including who to interview and when, were being made", Mueller said.

by | August 20, 2018 | 06:28

Omarosa mentioned Trump prying into her sex life in her book, " Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House", and said he ended conversations by saying, "I love you". '[The Apprentice producer] Mark Burnett called to say that there are NO TAPES of the Apprentice where I used such a awful and disgusting word as attributed by Wacky and Deranged Omarosa , ' the president tweeted last week.

by | August 20, 2018 | 05:27

Let's try to navigate through this Beltway Hall of Mirrors. The article detailed how McGahn, fearing that he could be made a scapegoat by the president, has described Trump's actions and anger toward the Russian Federation inquiry in at least three voluntary interviews with investigators that totaled about 30 hours.

by | August 20, 2018 | 00:50

Several people who knew the family said at the gathering that the killings shocked them. Prosecutors will ask a court to unseal the affidavit for Watts' arrest after filing formal charges, which are due by mid-afternoon on Monday, said Krista Henery, a spokeswoman for district attorney Michael Rourke.

by | August 19, 2018 | 03:59

Washington has already placed a series of sanctions against Turkey , including last week's announcement of a doubling of tariffs on metal imports into the United States from Turkey. Turkey says the case is a matter for the courts. "They want to hold our wonderful pastor", Trump added. Turkey's currency lost more than 20 percent against the United States dollar last week, and the country was in need of an urgent boost to build investor confidence and avoid an escalation of the country's ...

by | August 19, 2018 | 02:43

A collection of former intelligence officials including CIA directors dating back to the 1980s condemned the move in a letter this week, while the Trump administration has indicated that other former officials are now under review to have their clearances revoked.

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.