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by | August 21, 2018 | 06:12

Trump reiterated on Monday that he was aware of Mueller's discussions with McGahn. McGahn has made it clear previously that his job is to protect the presidency, not the president, which reportedly has set off the worry alarm for Trump, who is not an attorney but employs many of them.

by | August 19, 2018 | 20:19

The real number was "in the thousands", the grand jury estimated, given those children whose records were lost or who were afraid to come forward. USA bishops adopted widespread reforms in 2002 when clergy abuse became a national crisis for the church, including stricter requirements for reporting accusations to law enforcement and a streamlined process for removing clerics.

by | August 19, 2018 | 20:17

Last Friday the city of Ghazni in Afghanistan came under a massive attack from the Taliban intruders. The Dasht-e-Barchi area is populated by members of Afghanistan's minority ethnic Hazaras - a Shiite community that has in the past been targeted by similar large-scale attacks such as the Wednesday bombing, which also wounded 56 people, according to Health Ministry spokesman Wahid Majroh.

by | August 19, 2018 | 19:52

It wasn't immediately clear if the judge ruled on the motions. The first motion was filed 20 minutes before autopsies were scheduled to begin, CNN reported . if you're out there, just come back". Before his arrest Wednesday, Christopher Watts told reporters he missed his wife and daughters and that he longed for the simple things like telling his girls to eat their dinner and gazing at them as they curled up to watch cartoons.

by | August 19, 2018 | 16:28

Russian President Vladimir Putin danced arm in arm with Austria's Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl at her wedding today, after receiving an invitation that opposition critics said undermined the West's stance against Moscow. Austrian authorities imposed tight security measures around the site of the ceremony near the southern town of Graz for the celebrations as Putin flew in over the weekend.

by | August 19, 2018 | 16:26

The southwestern state is home to 33 million people and popular with worldwide tourists for its tropical hills and beaches. Thousands of people in flood-hit areas in Kerala are battling all odds to survive as the death toll has touched 197 in the past 10 days in the second spell of monsoon fury since August 8.

by | August 17, 2018 | 19:29

Manafort's trial is the first courtroom test for Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who indicted him in October 2017 as part of an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election. Other witnesses have said Calk pushed the loans through because he wanted a post in the Trump administration. The admittedly impatient judge has pushed the government to speed up its case.

by | August 17, 2018 | 18:26

In his tweets, Trump said he would go a parade in Paris on November 11 and also attend a "big parade" already scheduled at Joint Base Andrews this fall. The president added: "Now we can buy some more jet fighters!" It also was expected to involve a number of military aircraft flyovers. "It was a tremendous day, and to a large extent because of what I witnessed, we may do something like that on July 4 in Washington down Pennsylvania Avenue", Trump said.

by | August 17, 2018 | 17:41

The ruling dispensation has declared seven days of state mourning. "A great economic reformer, as a Prime Minister he was always guided by a strong conviction that liberalisation would help us realize our economic potential and ultimately open the doors to becoming a globally competitive, strong and resilient economy", Bharti Enterprises Founder and Chairman Sunil Bharti Mittal said.

by | August 15, 2018 | 22:17

Billions of dollars of fines later, the company finally got respite and was able to resume operations in the USA, albeit under the watchful eye of regulators. Earlier this year, AT&T and Verizon reportedly dropped plans to sell the Huawei Mate 10 Pro due to pressure from the federal government. Huawei has also said that the ban would increase costs for consumers and businesses and that it failed to "identify real security risks or improve supply chain security", according to the report .

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:32

Christine's historic victory tonight is an inspiration to LGBTQ people everywhere, and we are excited to stand behind her and the entire slate of fantastic Democratic nominees in Vermont. Asked if she supports capitalism, Hallquist said measuring by gross domestic product is a "flawed measure because that just encourages consumption".

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:12

That exchange took place without jurors in the courtroom. Manafort is accused of fraudulent banking and tax activities, including deceiving banks into granting loans and hiding his income from tax authorities. Key case: Paul Manafort , a one-time Trump campaign chairman, is the first person to go to trial on charges brought by the Robert Mueller special counsel probe.

by | August 15, 2018 | 20:46

The grand jury says it believes the "real number" of abused children might be "in the thousands" since some records were lost and victims were afraid to come forward. "To make it easier to target their victims, the priests gave their favored boys gifts - gold crosses to wear as necklaces". The abuse ranged from groping to rape .

by | August 14, 2018 | 22:28

Both cities achieved their highest ranking on the survey this year thanks to a decline in crime rates as well as improvements in public transportation. "Although the cities ranked among the most liveable in the world remain largely unchanged, there has been pronounced movement within the top tier of liveability", the report said.

by | August 13, 2018 | 19:27

For one, the 2016 detention of an American evangelical pastor named Andrew Brunson , has aggravated tensions. He did not specify any countries. Treasury and Finance Minister Berat Albayrak - who is Erdogan's son-in-law - was scheduled later on Friday to outline a "new economic model".

by | August 13, 2018 | 18:28

He could not go into specifics about why she was sacked or how she was able to get a recording device in the room. Trump's pushback comes after Manigault Newman released another audio recording Monday. "Because I've talked to him subsequently, and he said he delegated". From left, Counsellor to the President Kellyanne Conway , White House Director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison Omarosa Manigault , and White House Communications Director Mike Dubke a year ago.

by | August 13, 2018 | 13:15

Modi had met the then Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif several times and also visited Pakistan in a surprise stopover on his way back from an official trip to Russian Federation in December 2015. Khan brings charisma and global name recognition, but running the country will take considerable statecraft from his relatively inexperienced party.

by | August 11, 2018 | 21:28

Santa Barbara City Fire posted an update on their crews working at the Carr Fire Thursday night. - California fire officials say the largest blaze ever recorded in the state is now more than half contained. Eric Lint, a neighbor of Clark whose cabin burned in the blaze, said he was not surprised by Clark's arrest. A plane drops fire retardant behind homes along McVicker Canyon Park Road in Lake Elsinore, California, as the Holy Fire burned near homes.

by | August 11, 2018 | 20:19

The 6.2-magnitude quake Thursday hit the northwest coast, where Sunday's 7.0-magnitude temblor had damaged tens of thousands of homes and displaced as many as 270,000 people . Disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho classified it as an aftershock. Damage to building after 6.2 quake hits Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, August 9, 2018.

by | August 11, 2018 | 17:14

The Q400 did a loop the loop and nearly crashed into Chambers Bay, and then flew further south chased by two F-15 Eagle fighter jets from the Air National Guard in Portland. Later on, the pilot says: "I've got a lot of people that care about me". Early reports indicated the man was employed as an airline mechanic, though Alaska Airlines later said on its blog that he was likely a "ground service agent employed by Horizon Air".

by | August 10, 2018 | 13:31

Last Tuesday, the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said at least 15 human rights defenders and women's rights activists critical of the Saudi government had been arrested or detained arbitrarily since 15 May . On Sunday, the Saudi foreign ministry said it had given the Canadian ambassador 24 hours to leave the country and recalled its own ambassador to Canada.

by | August 10, 2018 | 11:28

He said additional supplies were being sent to hospitals to cope with the influx. "Our noncombat support focuses on improving coalition processes and procedures, especially regarding compliance with the law of armed conflict and best practices for reducing the risk of civilian casualties", the statement said.

by | August 10, 2018 | 10:47

Multiple bank officials said accurate information is essential for them as they decide whether to approve a loan. Gates also provided the first witness testimony that overlaps with Trump's presidential campaign. The question was cut off and Judge T.S. Ellis had a private conversation with the attorneys, out of earshot of the jury. Prosecutors are nearing the end of their case against Manafort.

by | August 08, 2018 | 20:29

Ellis called the attorneys to the front of the courtroom for a conference. In general, references to Trump at the trial have been few and far between. The defense asserted in its opening statement that Gates could have committed the bank fraud, tax fraud and foreign banking crimes that form Manafort's charges.

by | August 08, 2018 | 20:26

Charging documents said Innate was testing a drug called MIS416, to see if it was an effective treatment for Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis. The House Ethics Committee had been investigating the allegations against Collins since August of 2017. It is rare for prosecutors to indict a sitting elected official, particularly in an election year, and in the case of Collins, prosecutors at the Southern District of NY carefully weighed when to bring the charges, staying mindful of the ...

by | August 08, 2018 | 20:01

Diaz received a 10-year prison sentence for 14 counts of aggravated sexual assault, one count of rape and one count of bodily harm while making child pornography. The stepfather has a previous conviction for paedophilia. He also made serious accusations against the child's 48-year-old mother, who confessed to the crimes but remained largely silent about any possible motive during the trial.

by | August 08, 2018 | 19:57

Calling the reported concerns a "complete fabrication", the President acknowledged that the meeting was accepted on the premise that his son would get dirt on former presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. Giuliani wouldn't say if that area has to do with collusion or obstruction. He's chafed at coverage of Manafort's trial , now underway in Virginia, and is said to be privately voicing concern about the potential legal exposure his son may face.

by | August 08, 2018 | 18:28

This is the second tranche of such tariffs and comes into effect on August 23. A spokesman for the commerce ministry described the latest round of US tariffs as "very unreasonable". So far, despite the rhetoric, only $37bn worth of imports into China and the USA have actually been affected. In the meantime, it sought public comment on the new items.

by | August 08, 2018 | 11:38

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Balderson had a 1,754-vote lead over O'Connor, with more than 202,000 votes cast. Balderson and Republicans claimed victory Tuesday night, but O'Connor did not concede the race. He suggested the race may foretell a Republican "red wave" in November. O'Connor is trying to appeal both to Democrats and to Republicans who might not like Trump's tone or policies.

by | August 07, 2018 | 18:29

The program's title? " Shut Up And Dribble ". "If being a star athlete is inherently a political experience, " Shut Up and Dribble " tells that complex and dramatic story from the past to the present and from the inside out", Showtime President David Nevins wrote in a news release, Mediaite reported .

by | August 07, 2018 | 17:18

Palestinians in Gaza marched during the 19th Friday protests under the slogan of "Martyr of Jerusalem, Muhammad Youssef", in remembrance of the killed 17-year-old Palestinian youth. Several thousand Gazans have been wounded by Israeli fire since the start of the "March of Return" protests on March 30. Worldwide experts and aid organizations including the United Nations have repeatedly called the Israeli policy a collective punishment against Gazans for what Israel perceives as a threat by ...

by | August 07, 2018 | 15:33

The sanctions went back into effect early on Tuesday and target financial transactions that involve United States dollars, Iran's automotive sector, the purchase of commercial planes and metals including gold . They said that Americans stand with the Iranian people in their demands in recent protests, mainly against how the Iranian regime is taking money from the country to fund militias and wars overseas.

by | August 07, 2018 | 14:50

The National Weather Service issued warnings for critical fire weather conditions into Saturday, saying a series of dry low-pressure systems passing through the region would bring afternoon wind gusts. The blaze burned so furiously on July 26 that it created a "fire whirl". "When the winds are strong enough and the fire is hot enough, sometimes, the rising air columns start to rotate".

by | August 07, 2018 | 12:57

Critics said his tweets ignored the greater wildfire frequency and severity experienced in California and other Western states from extreme drought and sustained periods of hot, dry weather, in keeping with the forecasts of climate scientists.

by | August 06, 2018 | 10:12

If Iran senses "American steel they back down, if they perceive American mush they push forward - and right now they perceive steel", said Mark Dubowitz, chief executive of Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a Washington think tank that lobbied for a renegotiation of the Iran nuclear deal .

by | August 06, 2018 | 09:55

Rescuers assisted by troops searched for survivors amid the rubble of houses, mosques and schools that were among the thousands of buildings destroyed in the latest disaster, which struck on Sunday evening. Outside the hospital, the rubble-strewn streets of Mataram were empty, save for a few survivors picking nervously through the ruins. A total of 65 of the deaths in North Lombok district, nine in West Lombok district, four in the provincial capital Mataram and two each in Central Lombok ...

by | August 06, 2018 | 08:00

China's state media said on Saturday the government's retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods showed rational restraint and they accused the United States of blackmail. Still, two senior diplomats did meet earlier on Friday, on the sidelines of a regional summit in Singapore. The US trade war with Europe is just a war of words, as it has been thus far with NAFTA.

by | August 06, 2018 | 07:12

Donald Trump Jr . has previously admitted that the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting was called to obtain damaging information on Hillary Clinton from the Russian government. "The question is how would it be illegal?" The biggest question has been whether or not Trump's lawyers should allow their client to be interviewed by Mueller's team under oath, given Trump's tendency to speak off the cuff and say things that are contradictory or untrue .

by | August 05, 2018 | 21:57

The Ju-52 aircraft, made by Germany's Junkers, were made between 1932 and 1952. Police had not provided an official toll by late Sunday morning, but said that five helicopters were involved in a search and rescue mission and the airspace over the crash site was to remain closed until late Sunday.

by | August 04, 2018 | 22:22

Lynchburg has a population of about 80,000 and lies in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Authorities near Lynchburg in the usa state of Virginia sought to evacuate more than 100 people after weather forecasters warned that heavy rainfall could cause a dam to fail and flood the city.