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by | July 19, 2018 | 06:57

Hundreds of firefighters battled a blaze that was only 2 percent contained . A GoFundMe account established to help his family had already raised almost $29,000 (of a $30,000 goal) in one day, with 211 pledges. The fire began Friday evening. Power lines in the canyon that provide electric power to Yosemite Valley have been turned off for the safety of firefighters, said park spokeswoman Jamie Richards.

by | July 19, 2018 | 05:14

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) blasted President Donald Trump for his comments praising Russian President Vladimir Putin during a press conference Monday. "A moral equivalence between the United States and Russian Federation not only defies reason and history, it undermines our national integrity and impairs our global credibility".

by | July 19, 2018 | 05:13

Trump told CBS in an interview that aired on Tuesday that the new model Air Force One would be updated on the inside and have a different exterior color scheme from the current white and two shades of blue dating back to President John F.

by | July 19, 2018 | 03:40

So he did the only thing he knew he could: He got on Google Maps, calculated the walking time, took a quick nap, and then laced up his shoes. So, not wanting to show up late on his first day, 20-year-old Carr left his home in Homewood, Ala., around midnight and started walking, alone in the dark, so he could get to the job on time, AL.com reported .

by | July 19, 2018 | 03:16

In this case, Trump sided with his Russian counterpart by openly questioning his own intelligence agencies' findings that Moscow was behind the 2016 USA elections. "If Trump isn't a Russian agent, he sure plays good one on TV", Cupp said. It featured an American president siding with an enemy of the US over his administration and intelligence officials.

by | July 19, 2018 | 02:24

The pair spent more than two hours in private talks - without aides present - then just over an hour in a working lunch alongside their most senior aides. Sen. Putin also suggested Monday that Moscow and Washington could jointly conduct criminal investigations into a dozen Russian intelligence officials accused of hacking during the 2016 USA election campaign - an idea Trump hailed as an "incredible offer ".

by | July 19, 2018 | 02:23

CNN's Anderson Cooper put it this way: "You have been watching one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president at a summit in front of a Russian leader that I've ever seen". "That must be the intelligence agencies", the president joked. He declined to offer specific criticism, but said: "I think we've all been foolish. And I think we're all to blame".

by | July 19, 2018 | 01:35

Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., the head of the Foreign Relations Committee, expressed disbelief Monday that Trump did not back up USA intelligence agencies. President Donald Trump said he addressed Russia's interference in the US 2016 election and that President Vladimir Putin was "extremely strong" in his denials.

by | July 19, 2018 | 01:33

The allegations, made in court filings aimed at persuading a judge to keep Butina in custody, add to the portrait of a Russian woman who the Justice Department says worked covertly to establish back-channel lines of communication to the Kremlin and infiltrate USA political organizations, including the National Rifle Association, and gather intelligence for a senior Russian official.

by | July 19, 2018 | 01:34

Carlson's interview with Trump was pre-taped on Monday and since then, the president has walked back some of the comments he made while in Helsinki, including the impression that he left that he believed Putin's denial of election meddling over the assessment of his own intelligence community .

by | July 19, 2018 | 01:30

Trump cuddled up to Russian ruler Vladimir Putin in a presser as the two men headed into their Helsinki one-on-one meeting, calling Putin's hosting of the World Cup, "beautifully done". Senator Bob Corker (R-TN) ripped into Donald Trump on Monday, suggesting the president totally capitulated to Vladimir Putin during their joint press conference in Helsinki .

by | July 18, 2018 | 07:47

Supporters swarmed the Champs-Elysees, Paris' most famous avenue, after the game and saw their heroes projected on to the Arc de Triomphe, with more than a million people reported to have taken to the street in the area to celebrate through the night.

by | July 18, 2018 | 06:43

On Saturday, Israel launched its heaviest bombardment since the 2014 war, striking what it said were militant targets in the Gaza Strip. In response to the arson attacks, Israel has restricted what products can cross through Kerem Shalom into Gaza.

by | July 18, 2018 | 03:28

Efforts then stalled for more than a decade because of tensions over North Korea's nuclear program and a previous US claim that the security arrangement for its personnel working in the North was insufficient. "Because it is FAKE NEWS!" During Sunday's meeting, the US and the North discussed details on the repatriation and agreed to restart joint operations to search for the remains of American soldiers.

by | July 18, 2018 | 02:56

The top Republican in Congress, House Speaker Paul Ryan, publicly contradicted Mr Trump, claiming: "There is no question that Russian Federation interfered in our election and continues attempts to undermine democracy here and around the world...

by | July 18, 2018 | 02:54

Junior Defense Minister Guto Bebb , who'd supported May's initial plan, objected to the new plan and also resigned. MPs will carry on debating Brexit on Tuesday when the Trade Bill comes to the Commons. The amendments undercut parts of May's Chequers agreement, a plan for Britain's exit from the European Union that some lawmakers said watered down Britain's future independence.

by | July 18, 2018 | 01:47

Cabatu said the others sustained "burns and abrasions". According to Snyder, nine of those injured were able to drive themselves to the emergency room. An estimated 40-60 cubic feet of lava per second is gushing from volcanic fissures in Leilani Estates. At the time of writing, 706 structures - mostly homes - have been destroyed, and now 24 people have been injured in total.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:55

The rest of the week is expected to be sunny with highs in the mid- to low-80s. Sun: High: 92 Low: 69 Decreasing clouds. A few stray storms will likely start popping up at 2 p.m. This weekend will be dry and highs that could range anywhere from the upper 80s to mid 90s. At night, the combination of a clear sky, light wind, and dry air will allow temperatures to fall into the 50s in many outlying areas.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:13

Colbert responded to Putin's question saying, "Yeah". He replied: "I hold both countries responsible. I think the United States has been foolish ". Putin echoed the comment saying that the U.S. could help Russian Federation by assuming leadership on the humanitarian task of helping displaced Syrians return to their homes.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:11

Politicians from both major parties and former intelligence officials appeared shocked, dismayed and uneasy with Mr Trump's suggestion he believes Mr Putin's denial of interfering in the 2016 elections. His remarks, siding with a foe on foreign soil over his own government, was a stark illustration of Trump's willingness to upend decades of USA foreign policy and rattle Western allies in service of his political concerns.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:13

Congressman Adam Schiff, the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Trump had given Putin "a green light to interfere in 2018". They never paid any taxes, neither in Russian army in the United States and yet the money escaped the country, they were transferred to the United States, ' Putin said.

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:09

During Friday's press conference, Trump repeatedly referred to advice he had given to the UK PM on how she should go about negotiating Brexit. The Putney MP told the BBC she would campaign for Remain in any new vote and asked if any other senior Tories backed a second referendum, she said: "Yes I believe so".

by | July 18, 2018 | 00:08

If anyone is "the enemy of the people ", it is Trump himself. I think getting along with Russian Federation is a good thing but it's possible we won't. Already contentious , the Trump-Putin meeting comes just days after the office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced on Friday the indictment of twelve Russian military officers, charging them with directly taking part in an the alleged effort by the Russian government to interfere with the 2016 USA presidential elections.

by | July 17, 2018 | 23:59

In an interview with CBS at a golf club in Scotland, after wrapping up his three-day visit to Britain, Trump was quoted by CNN saying: "I think we have a lot of foes". They have met twice before on the sidelines of worldwide summits. Asked whether he had wanted Trump to win the 2016 election and had instructed officials to help him, Putin said: "Yes I did", although he denied any interference, saying the allegations were "complete nonsense".

by | July 17, 2018 | 23:55

The former US president, in a footage by a Kanyan Television, was seen pulling his grandmother Sarah Obama, clad in traditional garb, onto the dance floor and moving to some music. "We see the utter loss of shame among political leaders who are caught in a lie and they just double down and lie some more", he added. "But now if you catch them lying, they'll just keep on lying!" It was an implicit rebuke of President Trump's "America First" policies, delivered at a moment when Trump was ...

by | July 17, 2018 | 23:45

In a series of one-to-one meetings, ministers had tried to appeal to the rebels' " common sense", pointing out that leaving the Customs Union was a manifesto commitment. Tomorrow is shaping up to be "super Wednesday" for Theresa May as she attempts to shore up her position ahead of the parliamentary summer break. LONDON - Theresa May has narrowly defeated an effort by pro-EU MPs to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit.

by | July 17, 2018 | 23:33

Rafferty of the EIU said Chinese authorities will be reluctant to loosen policy settings too far because they want to control financial risks. "We expect growth in H2 to be challenged by the slow credit growth and softer real estate activity".

by | July 17, 2018 | 23:29

The couple gathered items from the Jeep , including the license plate, to hand off to police. About 30 minutes later they located the driver, Angela Hernandez, who was injured but stable. She told investigators she had swerved to avoid an animal. Isabel Hernandez, her sister, thanked the people who looked for her. Then, she said, she passed out, but she does not know for how long.

by | July 17, 2018 | 23:12

The U.S. -Russia relationship had "never been worse than it is now", Trump said . The criticisms come following a press conference in which Trump stated that he had no reason to believe that Russian Federation had interfered with the 2016 presidential election - despite the fact that the findings of United States intelligence found that they had done.

by | July 17, 2018 | 22:41

Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie K. Liu, and Nancy McNamara, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI's Washington Field Office announced the charges. -Russia relations. The arrest of Butina is the most dramatic development yet in the government's investigation of the NRA's relationship with Russian Federation.

by | July 16, 2018 | 07:02

I think they agree with me on immigration ." He added: "I think that's why Brexit happened". "As two nations, we are safer, more prosperous and more creative when we work together and I am looking forward to this week's important discussions", May said in a statement late Wednesday.

by | July 16, 2018 | 06:29

Former Brexit minister Steve Baker, who quit over the Chequers plan along with Boris Johnson and Mr Davis, said Mrs May's proposal was the work of an "establishment elite" bent on thwarting the European Union referendum vote. Mrs May said she has not seen any workable alternative to the White Paper - so voting against her legislation could lead to a "disorderly and damaging Brexit".

by | July 16, 2018 | 06:07

Police said he had a semi-automatic weapon along with magazines of ammunition, the report said. The argument escalated and an officer fired his weapon as the victim attempted to run away, she said. Saturday's confrontation is the latest incident illustrating the deep-seated mistrust between residents of Chicago's predominantly black and Latino neighbourhoods and police.

by | July 16, 2018 | 05:36

The sound of the app's coin flip is heard, and then one officer says, "This says tails, right?" But perhaps forgetting, or not caring, Wilson called for Sarah's arrest, using the code "23". In a statement posted to Facebook , Roswell police chief Rusty Grant said an internal investigation has now been launched. The incident raises questions about whether Brown and Wilson have used a coin flip to determine other arrests, either in Roswell or Atlanta.

by | July 16, 2018 | 05:28

The hospital has said that the boys are mostly healthy, aside from some minor infections. Some of the boys lost as much as 11 pounds but had started to regain weight under the care of doctors, Piyasakol said, according to Reuters . The 12 boys and their football became trapped in the Tham Luang cave on 23 June when monsoon waters began rising. It's believed the coach often took the teammates into the cave's main entrance in Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park for fun excursions after soccer ...