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by | December 25, 2018 | 00:16

A weather warning has been issued for Sheffield for Christmas Eve night and Christmas Day - making travel plans hard, especially for a certain someone. and 10 p.m., then a slight chance of snow after 10 p.m. "Typically this time of year we're talking about somebody getting clobbered with a storm", said the network's chief meteorologist Chris Scott.

by | December 22, 2018 | 11:26

Beginning in or about 2006, the group breached the computers of more than 45 commercial and defence technology companies in aviation, space and satellite technology, pharmaceutical technology, and others in 12 U.S. "It is unacceptable that we continue to uncover cybercrime committed by China against other nations", he said. "We can not let this continue!" It also coincides with a trade dispute between the United States and China, which has rattled markets.

by | December 22, 2018 | 10:27

But in the almost six months since the Singapore summit meeting, which Mr. Trump heralded with a tweet declaring North Korea "no longer a Nuclear Threat", Pyongyang has continued its production of nuclear fuel and weapons, and steadily improved its missile capabilities.

by | December 22, 2018 | 09:57

There is no evidence of any remaining disease, says a court spokesperson, nor is there evidence of disease elsewhere in the body. Branding him "gross and ghoulish", she urged O'Reilly to join her in prayer for Ginsburg's recovery, rather than trying to politicize the possible implications of her compromised health.

by | December 22, 2018 | 09:27

American media outlets are reporting President Donald Trump made the decision to pull the troops - about half of the 14,000 soldiers the USA has in Afghanistan now - at the same time he chose to pull American forces out of Syria . The decision on Syria has bewildered USA allies and triggered harsh reaction from Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress. The Taliban was toppled from power by a US-led invasion in 2001 following the 9/11 attacks masterminded by Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin ...

by | December 22, 2018 | 07:50

The House is expected to endorse that bill when it comes up for a likely vote later this week, and House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wisonsin, has expressed support for the legislation. The bill also encourages prisoners to participate in programs created to reduce the risk of recidivism, with the reward being the accumulation of credits that can be used to gain an earlier release to a halfway house or home confinement to finish out their sentence.

by | December 21, 2018 | 16:53

The European Union (EU) echoed the Pentagon's line. Turkish troops and allied Syrian forces drove the Kurdish militia out of Afrin in March. More than 5.6 Syrians live as refugees in neighboring countries, the majority of them in Turkey .

by | December 21, 2018 | 16:16

In the past, asylum seekers who make it into the US illegally and get detained are released in the USA until they are summoned for their court proceedings. The Mexican government, while affirming its own sovereign rights to determine who enters the country, said it would allow the practice. Nielsen said the Mexican government, which will now be forced to deal with the migrants, has been informed of the United States decision.

by | December 20, 2018 | 11:30

Under the plan, two helicopter carriers Izumo will be refitted as aircraft carriers. The refitting of a second helicopter carrier would follow. The measure emphasizes Japan's need to counter potential threats from North Korea and China as it enlarges its navy.

by | December 20, 2018 | 09:01

Commons Speaker John Bercow said he had not seen the exchange in question, but would look at the evidence and report back to the House later in the day. In turn, May said Corbyn did not have an alternative plan or even the support for a confidence vote. Video footage of his response has gone viral, sparking a furious debate in the Commons, with Tory MPs demanding he apologise.

by | December 20, 2018 | 05:47

According to Israeli media reports, Netanyahu had tried to dissuade Trump from the course of action. "I think it's fair to say Americans will remain on the ground after the physical defeat of the caliphate, until we have the pieces in place to ensure that that defeat is enduring", McGurk told reporters on December 11.

by | December 20, 2018 | 04:45

The move comes almost 15 months after a gunman using bump stocks opened fire from his Las Vegas hotel suite into a crowd at a country music concert below, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more. The Trump administration's action has effectively reversed a 2012 decision by the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that weapons with bump stocks were not the same as machine guns.

by | December 19, 2018 | 09:13

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's return visit to Seoul is unlikely to take place this month, a senior South Korean official has said . "Joint Statement", it added, referring to a vaguely worded 1½-page document that saw Kim pledge to "work towards the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" while Trump committed to "provide security guarantees" to the North Korean regime.

by | December 19, 2018 | 08:01

The President defiantly said during a dramatic meeting last week with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Schumer that he would take responsibility for a partial shutdown if one takes place. Leader McConnell has said we shouldn't shut down the government. "I might say the administration is extremely flexible on this issue and we were obviously consulted before I sat down with Senator Schumer and Senator Leahy".

by | December 19, 2018 | 05:17

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Monday that it was "gratifying" to read two Senate Intelligence Committee reports on the scope of Russian misinformation campaigns, because they reiterated the intelligence community's 2017 findings.

by | December 18, 2018 | 10:12

It comes after Labour MPs who support the idea met Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington to make their case. Mr Barwell tweeted: "Happy to confirm I am *not* planning a 2nd referendum with political opponents (or anyone else to anticipate the next question)".

by | December 18, 2018 | 10:09

Many people who felt the blast said they thought it was an natural disaster. Fires broke out following the incident in the northern city of Sapporo, Kyodo news agency said, and images from the scene showed large flames and plumes of smoke rising in the night air.

by | December 18, 2018 | 10:08

The former lawyer and confidant of U.S. President Donald Trump , Michael Cohen , has been sentenced to three years in prison . Trump has offered a shifting defence on the payments, first saying in April he did not know about them. "I never directed him to do anything wrong", Trump told Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner, speaking about Cohen . Cohen said his testimony was not the only evidence that prosecutors had of Trump's involvement in the payments.

by | December 18, 2018 | 10:02

President Trump said on Twitter Saturday that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will be leaving the Trump administration at the end of the year. Trump, in tweeting Zinke's departure, said the former Montana congressman "accomplished much during his tenure" and that a replacement would be announced next week.

by | December 18, 2018 | 08:23

Monday's sequel with Comey was be odd in at least one respect because the 235-page transcript of the first part of Comey's interview was released the day after he testified, giving the public an opportunity to Monday-morning quarterback the proceedings before they concluded.

by | December 18, 2018 | 06:39

As we head into the final weeks of the GOP's control over the House of Representatives, reports coming from those close to the President have noted that Mr. But in his admission of guilt, Cohen called the previous statement a lie on Trump's behalf. Trump has previously denied any business ties in Russian Federation.

by | December 18, 2018 | 06:30

Rafiekian made an appearance in federal court in Virginia. According to the indictment, Flynn, Kian and Alptekin's secret lobbying effort against Gulen, initially dubbed the 90-day "Truth Campaign" and later named "Project Confidence", began in late July 2016, after the U.S.

by | December 18, 2018 | 03:30

Supreme Court , O'Connor sided with a coalition of 20 states that argued requiring people to pay for insurance coverage is illegal because a change in tax law previous year eliminated a penalty for not having health insurance . The ruling comes after Republicans stripped out the Obamacare individual mandate previous year and GOP state attorney generals filed a lawsuit against the legislation.

by | December 15, 2018 | 11:00

We had heard last week from the special counsel that Flynn had met with them 19 times. Heavily redacted versions of those documents were submitted alongside the filing Friday. In one instance, prosecutors said, Cohen told the special counsel he had consulted with Trump about his interest in contacting the Russian government before Cohen suggested in a radio interview in September 2015 that Trump meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin during Putin's visit to NY that fall.

by | December 15, 2018 | 09:16

Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. Yosef Cohen, 19, while another soldier and civilian were wounded. "There was massive fire, bullet after bullet, but not in bursts", an eyewitness told Israel's Haaretz newspaper.

by | December 15, 2018 | 08:51

As a part of the agreement, prosecutors say, AMI admitted that it made the $150,000 payment "in concert with a candidate's presidential campaign", to "ensure that McDougal did not publicize damaging allegations about the candidate before the 2016 presidential election".

by | December 15, 2018 | 03:19

But Freeman predicted months of "very ugly" chaos in parliament before March, which would only end with "a national unity Brexit " made possible with the backing of Labour MPs. Her intervention comes amid reports that Miss Rudd and fellow "soft Brexit" cabinet ministers are pushing for a series of Commons votes on alternative plans such as no-deal and Norway outcomes.

by | December 15, 2018 | 02:47

MSP Fusion, a business based in Boston, also received the threat, according to WCVB . The suspicious emails claim an explosive device has been planted in the recipient's office and will be set off unless a ransom is paid in the currency bitcoin .

by | December 14, 2018 | 07:45

Trump's administration has set records for staff turnover, and the president has often struggled to attract experienced political professionals, a challenge that has grown more hard with the upcoming threat of costly Democratic oversight investigations and an uncertain political environment.

by | December 14, 2018 | 07:28

People take part in a gathering in support of the migrant caravan in San Diego. Pro-migrant activists demonstrate against U.S. migration policies near the U.S. U.S. Border Patrol spokesman Theron Francisco said 31 people were arrested by Federal Protective Services for trespassing and one was arrested by Border Patrol for assaulting an agent.

by | December 14, 2018 | 03:56

The Russian national accused of illegally conspiring to influence American politics officially changed her plea to guilty as expected on Thursday. The 30-year-old was arrested and charged in July , and prosecutors said she was acting as an unregistered agent of the Russian Federation.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:05

A Brexiteer Cabinet minister has said that May would be "gone by Friday". But her decision to cancel Tuesday's Parliamentary vote on her deal at the last minute proved to be the final straw for many who had previously given her the benefit of the doubt.

by | December 13, 2018 | 20:05

Instead, she was attempting to network with Americans to improve relations between the USA and Russian Federation. She also struck up a romantic relationship with Paul Erickson , a longtime GOP operative who is also reportedly on prosecutors' radar.

by | December 13, 2018 | 07:12

Separately, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is also weighing whether to vote on legislation to suspend arms sales with the country and sanction individuals responsible for the murder of Khashoggi - including potentially the crown prince because of his alleged role in ordering the killing.

by | December 13, 2018 | 06:42

The backpacker, from Essex, has not been in contact with her family for several days, including on her 22nd birthday on Sunday. Detective Inspector Scott Beard of Auckland City Police said Millane had not made any contact with her family for days.

by | December 11, 2018 | 01:02

Critics of May's deal say the ruling provides options - either to delay Brexit and renegotiate withdrawal terms, or cancel it if British voters change their minds. Unexpected majority support would mean May can introduce a formal EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill to parliament for consideration and ratification in early 2019.

by | December 11, 2018 | 00:14

Adam Schiff adds a thought: "There's a very real prospect that on the day Donald Trump leaves office, the Justice Department may indict him", he says on CBS' Face the Nation , per Slate . Still, he questioned whether the efforts to silence the women "rise to the gravity" of formally ousting Trump from office. In a separate recommendation on Friday Mr Mueller said Cohen should serve any sentence imposed for that crime concurrently with the sentence imposed for the NY charges.

by | December 09, 2018 | 07:55

We've heard it before, but this time John Kelly's really leaving-at least according to unidentified White House sources. "We'll be announcing who will be taking John's place, it might on an interim basis". Most of Mueller's other interviewees were part of the Trump election campaign or presidential transition. But White House officials told Associated Press that Mr Ayers had won the approval of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner and has impressed at the helm of Mr Pence's largely separate ...

by | December 09, 2018 | 07:47

President Emmanuel Macron met Friday night with about 60 anti-riot security officers who will be deployed in Paris. Demonstrations have been taking places elsewhere in France as well. Protesters protect themselves from tear gas near the Champs Elysees in Paris on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 during a protest against rising costs of living they blame on high taxes.

by | December 09, 2018 | 07:44

Mark Milley to serve as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff on Saturday. Speaking to reporters on Friday, Trump hinted an announcement related to the Joint Chiefs of Staff was forthcoming as he unveiled other picks - William Barr for attorney general and Heather Nauert for United Nations ambassador.