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by | August 14, 2018 | 02:14

He was in charge of overseeing the criminal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and quickly volunteered to work on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the 2016 presidential election. "Deeply saddened by this decision", Strzok wrote in the tweet. Mr Trump took to Twitter not long after the news broke. A report by the Justice Department's inspector general found that Strzok had implied "willingness to take official action" to prevent Trump from ...

by | August 14, 2018 | 00:25

However, he was unaware of casualties. He confirmed Taliban attacks on "multiple government centers" and noted the involvement of US aircraft in support of Afghan troops, who he said were holding their ground. Taliban fighters continued to roam the city, torching government offices, and were in control of several police checkpoints, as reinforcements deployed from Kabul slowly entered the area to confront the insurgents.

by | August 14, 2018 | 00:27

Manigault Newman's book is out Tuesday. In the White House's first reaction to the new audio, Hogan Gidley, deputy press secretary, declined to "talk about what [Trump and Manigault Newman] talked about on the phone", but said the "thought of doing something like that to a fellow employee, not to mention, the leader of the free world is completely disgraceful".

by | August 13, 2018 | 04:40

Watch the lira trade in real time here . Nikkei futures (NKc1) were pointing to an opening loss of around 200 points, while EMini futures for the S&P 500 (ESc1) were off 0.25 percent. The pound also nosedived this week. "Contagion risks center on Spanish, Italian and French banks exposed to Turkish foreign currency debt, as well as Argentina and South Africa", warned analysts at ANZ.

by | August 13, 2018 | 03:31

Conservative foreign affairs critic Erin O'Toole said his sources have told him it was patronizing language in the Arabic translation of the Canadian tweet that really got the Saudis upset. Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said oil - Canada gets about 15 percent of its petroleum from Saudi Araiba - will continue to flow because the country has a "firm and long-standing policy" that oil supplies are not affected by political considerations.

by | August 13, 2018 | 03:02

Critics say Romania has lost ground in fighting corruption since the ruling Social Democratic Party assumed power in 2016. Diaspora rally in Victoria Square in Bucharest on August 10, 2018. Hundreds of people — some carrying Romanian flags — started gathering around a central square in Bucharest for a second day of protest, with the crowd expected to grow as the evening progresses.

by | August 13, 2018 | 02:17

Grassley , R-Iowa, announced on Friday. Harris, the potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate who sits on the Judiciary Committee, will likely use the confirmation hearing-and the huge national klieg lights that come with it-to elevate her profile with left-wing primary voters ahead of a potential presidential campaign.

by | August 13, 2018 | 01:27

Since then, its relationship with Turkey , the sixth largest steel importer to the U.S., the world's biggest steel importer overall, has deteriorated, prompting Ankara to send a delegation this week to Washington to meet with both the State and Treasury Departments.

by | August 12, 2018 | 02:53

Rob Gore, a firefighter from the Australian capital of Canberra, said it makes for good relationships that Australians often fight fires in North America and that Canadians and Americans regularly fight fires in his country. His arraignment was again continued on Friday to August 17. "That's a lie", Clark interrupted the judge while charges were read. At first, Clark would not show his face, his lawyers saying he feared reprisals against his family.

by | August 12, 2018 | 02:09

Lyden had veered into Chairez' lane near West 67th Street and Central Park West after an Uber barged into her bike lane, police said. Police say 23-year-old Madison Jane Lyden swerved to avoid a livery cab blocking a bike lane near Central Park on Friday.

by | August 12, 2018 | 01:53

Justice Minister Ziyambi Ziyambi told Reuters Sunday's inauguration "will no longer happen" until the case is finalised. Despite the contentious election result, the state-owned Herald newspaper has reported that President-elect Emmerson Mnangwagwa will be inaugurated on Sunday, 12 August.

by | August 12, 2018 | 01:27

Hurricane Maria cut through the island on September 20, knocking out power and initially killing about a dozen people. This year, Puerto Ricans laid thousands of pairs of shoes outside the island's Capitol building to represent the uncounted dead.

by | August 12, 2018 | 01:24

This was less than an hour after CNN reported that more than a dozen tweets and videos on Jones' and InfoWars' Twitter accounts were in violation of Twitter's content policy. However, after that removal, some were perplexed when Apple didn't remove the InfoWars app as well. Unlike Apple's podcast service, which linked to a list of Jones's previous episodes, the Infowars app doesn't offer a catalogue of old shows.

by | August 12, 2018 | 00:54

In Charlottesville, there will be a commemorative gathering and memorial for Heather Heyer , the woman killed when James Alex Fields Jr drove a auto into the gathering of counterprotesters past year. Events over the decades focused on civil rights, LGBT rights, abortion, ending the Vietnam War and other issues have drawn crowds well into the hundreds of thousands.

by | August 12, 2018 | 00:33

Today Vice President Mike Pence travelled to "military central", the Pentagon , and laid out an ambitious plan to establish a " Space Force" as the sixth branch of the U.S. President Donald Trump's re-election team seized on his administration's push for a " Space Force " on Thursday, pledging to sell branded merchandise to his supporters.

by | August 11, 2018 | 04:25

The displaced Canadian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, who was given 24 hours to leave the country, has a lengthy diplomatic career. The city's General Dynamics Land Systems plant has been providing light armoured vehicles to Saudi security forces, thanks to a $15-billion contract signed by the Canadian government in 2014.

by | August 11, 2018 | 03:00

When court was in recess in the middle of the hearing, however, an attorney with the ACLU-which is representing them in a lawsuit-received an email notification that Carmen and her child had been taken from the detention center where they had been kept, and were being deported.

by | August 11, 2018 | 01:40

Officers now say there is no longer a threat to public safety. Do not disclose police locations on [social media]. The Fredericton shootings come just four years after another traumatic event for police and the public in another New Brunswick city.

by | August 10, 2018 | 11:27

The Huthi rebels' Al-Masirah TV reported that 39 people had been killed and 51 wounded, "mostly children". The ICRC said on its Twitter account that its medical team at the ICRC-supported hospital in Saada had received the bodies of 29 children, all under 15 years old.

by | August 10, 2018 | 11:10

A portion of the recording aired on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" today. And in that effort, retaining control of Congress is key: " If we do not keep the majority, all of this goes away ", he's heard saying on the tape, which was secretly recorded by a member of the progressive group Fuse Washington who'd paid $250 to attend the event.

by | August 10, 2018 | 10:45

Magionos said she reviewed documents spanning from 2010 to 2014 from the Bank of Cyprus, Hellenic Bank, Royal Bank and HSBC Group AG accounts in the United Kingdom. Courtroom illustration courtesy of Bill Hennessy. Mr. Gates admitted over three days to various crimes, including some he said he committed with Mr.

by | August 10, 2018 | 10:27

Israel's nationalist government says the recently passed law merely reinforces the country's Jewish character. In a almost 60-page petition, the petitioners maintain that the Israeli Supreme Court must annul the Jewish Nation-State Basic Law as it is racist legislation that contradicts all norms of worldwide law.

by | August 10, 2018 | 09:43

Notably, the statement didn't directly criticize Trump. North Korea on Thursday accused the United States of acting in bad faith, saying Washington's push for full sanctions pressure against Pyongyang would stall progress on the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

by | August 10, 2018 | 09:32

Indonesia's geological agency said today's aftershock had a magnitude of 6.2 and was shallow, at a depth of 7.5 miles, centred in the north-west of the island. Local authorities, global relief groups and the central government have begun organising aid, but shattered roads have slowed efforts to reach survivors in the mountainous north of Lombok, which bore the brunt of the quake.

by | August 10, 2018 | 09:25

The RM1 million bail set for Najib's previous charges on July 4th was extended to his money laundering charges. Earlier, Najib arrived at the courthouse in a four-car motorcade accompanied by his children. All the charges relate to SRC International, an energy company that was originally a subsidiary of 1MDB. Najib and the fund deny any wrongdoing . Lawsuits filed in USA courts by the Department of Justice allege that an estimated $4.5bn was misappropriated from 1MDB by high-level ...

by | August 10, 2018 | 08:48

Fox News anchor Abby Huntsman is reportedly leaving her post co-hosting "Fox & Friends Weekend" to join the all-female panel of ABC's " The View ". The hosts of " The View ", with Huntsman's addition, will be: Whoopi Goldberg , Joy Behar , Sunny Hostin , Meghan McCain , and now Abby Huntsman .

by | August 10, 2018 | 07:50

Although Jones remains on Twitter despite the purge of InfoWars content on other major sites, the platform has banned British far-right activist Tommy Robinson. Just days ago the outlet, which has previously called for drag queens to be burned alive, was banned from Facebook for violating hate speech rules.

by | August 09, 2018 | 13:34

Her photo with the giant reptile was taken at Gator Country in Beaumont, Texas , a park dedicated to capturing and rescuing nuisance alligators and other reptiles where she had interned since the beginning of summer. A United States college student has made sure her graduation snaps are ones to remember - after posing in her cap and sash with a 14ft (4m) alligator.

by | August 09, 2018 | 12:46

Gates acknowledged that he did for two months and that he took first-class flights and stayed in "fancy hotels" around Europe, but said the money came from bonuses rather than illicit gains. The case against Manafort has little to do with either man's work for the Trump campaign and there's been no discussion during the trial about whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation - the central question Mueller's team has tried to answer.

by | August 09, 2018 | 12:04

Last week, Indonesia agreed to hand over the luxury yacht it impounded in Bali earlier this year in connection with the 1Malaysia Development Berhad corruption scandal. The proceedings tomorrow is meant as Najib's case management over his charges on July 4 where he was already accused of three counts of criminal breach of trust and also an abuse of power involving RM42 million linked to SRC Internation Sdn Bhd, a former subsidiary of 1MDB.

by | August 09, 2018 | 11:54

Helicopters and rescue teams on foot have been deployed to scour the slopes of Mount Rinjani , which is crisscrossed with hiking routes popular with tourists. Joko Widodo, the Indonesian President, visited Lombok on Monday morning to meet with various villages who have been impacted by the natural disaster.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:24

Almost 2,500 people have been hospitalized with serious injuries and more than 156,000 people are displaced due to the extensive damage to homes. The death toll from a devastating quake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen above 160, an official said on Thursday, as authorities urgently appealed for medicine, food and clean water for some 156,000 people displaced by the disaster.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:09

The Kentucky senator's meeting arises just weeks after Republican legislators traveled to Moscow for meetings with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, as well as members of the Russian parliament. Trump has invited Putin to D.C.as well. The Kentucky Republican and 2016 presidential hopeful flew to Moscow this week to lead a legislative delegation in support of President Donald Trump's diplomatic outreach to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:09

A CPS spokeswoman told Metro it was aware of the Guardian's report but had no comment to make. Russian Federation has angrily rejected any involvement, plunging diplomatic relations into crisis. She died eight days later, but he has since been released from hospital. Russian Federation refused to extradite the suspects even after Litvinenko died from polonium poisoning in London.

by | August 09, 2018 | 09:26

The Straits Times saw an excavator digging through the rubble of the mosque as anxious villagers looked on, hoping that people were still alive under the ruins. The main hospital in Tanjung was severely damaged, so staff set up about 30 beds in the shade of trees and in a tent on a field to tend to the injured.