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by | December 10, 2018 | 04:40

The jury deliberated for seven hours before convicting Fields, according to local media reports . The 21-year-old Fields of Maumee, Ohio, faces up to life in prison at sentencing. Tadrint Washington , a young African American woman who was in her Toyota Camry in the downtown area when it was rear-ended by Fields's vehicle, said she was struck by the joyful atmosphere.

by | December 10, 2018 | 02:55

According to the filings, "Cohen has now admitted , with respect to both payments, he acted in coordination with and at the direction of Individual-1 (the President)". Mr Mueller said Cohen had gone to "significant lengths to assist the Special Counsel's investigation". Schiff also said Cohen has recently been cooperating with the investigation.

by | December 09, 2018 | 09:04

The conservative government had pushed for the bill to be passed before parliament rises for the year this week, saying the new powers were needed to thwart terror attacks during the festive period. The law also creates new penalties for resisting or disclosing such notices, which critics have argued could prevent whistleblowing on whether the powers are being misused.

by | December 09, 2018 | 09:00

Police said there was no suggestion Millane previously knew the man she was seen entering the hotel with, but would not speculate on how they met. Asked why police were now treating Millane's disappearance as a murder, Beard said it was a combination of factors.

by | December 09, 2018 | 06:58

Ms Sturgeon has already suggested it would be it would be an "absolute travesty of democracy" if the debate takes place without including someone to make the case for remaining in the European Union . An ITV spokesperson said: "ITV has invited the Prime Minister and Leader of the Opposition to appear in an ITV programme". Joanna Cherry, an SNP frontbench MP, said her party's 35 MPs would support Benn's "excellent" amendment, which rejects both May's deal and a no-deal Brexit and gives ...

by | December 09, 2018 | 06:28

Republicans in Madison were successful early Wednesday approving bills to limit the powers of the next governor, Democrat Tony Evers, and Democratic Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul. The bill is part of a package of Republican lame-duck legislation created to weaken Evers and incoming Democratic Attorney General-elect Josh Kaul.

by | December 09, 2018 | 02:11

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. Ms Kramp-Karrenbauer, 56, who is considered a protege of Mrs Merkel, was the candidate favoured by senior figures in the party and indicates a continuation of the current leader's centrist stance.

by | December 09, 2018 | 01:11

Attorneys from the Southern District of NY state explicitly in the court filing that Cohen "acted in coordination with and at the direction of Individual-1" in handling payments to two women who claimed to have an affair with Trump long before the election.

by | December 09, 2018 | 00:42

Before his resignation, Kelly had reportedly raised the ire of First Lady Melania Trump and her staff over a range of issues, from travel arrangements to promotions. It was widely believed that Kelly would provide a stabilizing force in the ever-tumultuous White House. "He is departing what is often a thankless job, but John Kelly has my eternal gratitude".

by | December 09, 2018 | 00:30

While the investigation continues, the elections board has declined to certify the 9th District race, in which Harris leads Democrat Dan McCready by 905 votes, according to unofficial results. The party just championed a voter-ID referendum approved in November, and Republican state legislators are pushing to approve language implementing the referendum during a lame-duck session, before they lose their veto-proof majorities in January.

by | December 08, 2018 | 20:27

Two other Republicans, Andy Biggs of Arizona and Mark Meadows of North Carolina, also suggested they might need a second session with Comey if they didn't finish their interview by a late afternoon deadline. There is no evidence whatsoever of bias at the Federal Bureau of Investigation or any other of this nonsense they are talking about". Comey arrived for testimony shortly after 9 a.m.

by | December 08, 2018 | 19:31

The resolution ultimately picked up a plurality of 87 votes in support and 57 against - with 33 abstentions. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed the United Nations for rejecting his country's draft resolution. "Is the hatred toward Israel so strong that you'll defend a terrorist organization?" This was echoed by his counterpart with the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Tala Abu Zarifa, who suggested that the failure to get the resolution adopted, "is a victory for ...

by | December 08, 2018 | 19:30

Investigators said they reviewed surveillance footage and spoke to witnesses who saw Stefaniak at various times and said they determined the contradictory statements the security guard gave to them were incompatible with evidence they found.

by | December 08, 2018 | 19:25

The Millane family have requested privacy at this time and will not be making any further statements at this stage. "Sadly the evidence we have gathered to this point of the inquiry has established that this is a homicide", Detective Inspector Scott Beard told reporters earlier on Saturday.

by | December 08, 2018 | 18:56

After telling reporters on Friday he would nominate William Barr to be the next attorney general and Heather Nauert as the US ambassador to the United Nations, the president hinted that another personnel move is coming. Sources told Fox News on Friday that Dunford has no plans to end his term as chairman early. Milley commanded troops during several tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and has served as the Army's top officer since August 2015.

by | December 08, 2018 | 17:14

A Downing Street spokeswoman rejected suggestions that the Withdrawal Agreement could be tweaked ahead of next week's vote to take account of concerns expressed by MPs. In addition, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed her SNP MPs will be voting against the deal. It said the economic impact on Ireland would be worse than in the UK.

by | December 08, 2018 | 16:59

The so-called Ansar al-Furqan terrorist group later claimed responsibility for the assault. Chabahar has a deep-water port on the Gulf of Oman and with Indian assistance Iran has been developing it as a a major energy and freight hub between Central Asia and India, bypassing Pakistan.

by | December 08, 2018 | 16:32

North Korean efforts to upgrade and expand a long-range missile base come as no surprise to USA intelligence officials, who have always been wary of promises by Pyongyang to denuclearize. Last year, the US led a series of U.N. Security Council sanctions resolutions punishing the North for its tests of nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles .

by | December 08, 2018 | 15:35

Schaefer notes, though, that Trump already has a team in place that he relies on for help in crafting foreign policy -Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton. Nauert won't face an easy confirmation given her lack of experience and the likelihood that she'll be asked to answer for the Trump administration's scorn for worldwide bodies, including the UN.

by | December 08, 2018 | 15:25

Chris Cuomo also tweeted about the incident, but said employees expected to be allowed back into the building 'ASAP'. Police said the building was evacuated and building security did a preliminary search. Within the same hour as the bomb threat, President Donald Trump, who has made a political career of attacking CNN, had just tweeted about "fake news".

by | December 08, 2018 | 15:00

Speaking about Afghan refugees in Pakistan, he said, "we have 2.7 million Afghan refugees still living in Pakistan". "Thanks (God) that today, the same people who were asking to do more are now asking us to help them in Afghanistan , to establish peace and to negotiate", he said.

by | December 08, 2018 | 14:57

Since learning of the investigation into her alleged activities, Meng has avoided the US and other Huawei executives have stopped traveling to the USA, he added. "This is the culmination of what is likely to be a fairly lengthy investigation". Exact details of the agreement are elusive. He noted that her detention was requested by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of NY, traditionally a Democratic state with strong opposition against Trump.

by | December 07, 2018 | 05:58

Her appointment to the United Nations role would have to be approved by the US Senate. A Republican congressional aide said the president was expected to announce his decision by tweet on Friday morning. State Department since 2017, appointed by Trump to work under former secretary Rex Tillerson. Haley unexpectedly announced her resignation in October and promised to serve in her role through the end of 2018.

by | December 07, 2018 | 04:54

Morales and Sandra Diaz, a former Bedminster employee who is now a legal US resident, reached out to the Times through their lawyer, who is representing them in "immigration matters". Morales said she has been hurt by Trump's public comments since he became president, including equating Latin American immigrants with violent criminals.

by | December 07, 2018 | 04:17

Mr Cox published the video later that day, and since then it has been watched over 16 million times and shared on the social media platform almost 350,000 times. His daughter, Kirsten, said she's learned her lesson, according to WTVG . Matt Cox, from OH, chose to teach his daughter Kirsten a lesson by not only making her walk, but also drove slowly alongside her while filming it - the video has now been viewed millions of times all over the world.

by | December 07, 2018 | 01:12

It may be small, but its capital-Luxembourg City-is regularly snarled up by some of the worst traffic in the world. It hopes that free public transportation will encourage commuters to take buses and trains instead of clogging roads with their cars.

by | December 07, 2018 | 00:56

Grace Millane's current profile picture on Facebook was uploaded on November 29 - two days before she disappeared. She was spotted on CCTV at 5.30pm arriving at the Base Backpacker hostel in Auckland. Various sightings of Millane have her last wearing a black top, blue jeans and red sneakers. "We are working with the family in the United Kingdom and New Zealand police in relation to reports of a missing British national in New Zealand".

by | December 07, 2018 | 00:19

Penn is in Turkey working on a documentary about the slaying of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate on October 2 in Istanbul . Despite significant evidence, the White House continues to deny the Saudi Royal Family had a role in Jamal Khashoggi's murder.

by | December 06, 2018 | 03:33

The package of bills now awaits Walker's signature. The new legislation will rescind much of that power from his Democratic successor. Fred Risser, D-Madison. The state Assembly approved the lame-duck legislation Wednesday morning. "This is like the middle school child asking permission to go to the bathroom", Vinehout said .

by | December 06, 2018 | 03:28

Animal rights group PETA has called for society to re-think the anti-animal language we use in our daily conversations - but not everyone is happy to swap bacon for bagels or guinea pigs for test tubes. But judging from responses, they may be feeding a fed horse. Feeding two birds with one scone, basically. PETA responded to the criticism Wednesday, asking the "haters" to "lighten up" and for more suggestions on anti-speciesist language.

by | December 06, 2018 | 02:46

Marine Corps (USMC) said Wednesday. Further details about the incident were not immediately released. Japanese aircraft were taking part in the search effort, according to the Marines. The statement concluded by saying that " the investigation is ongoing " and " no other information is yet available ". ABC News reported that a total of seven people were thought to be on the two aircraft.

by | December 06, 2018 | 01:15

Commissioner Mick Fuller said police, who conducted several digs at the former Dawson family home in Bayview, on Sydney's northern beaches, wanted to find Lyn's body but said that it was " not crucial to finalising the matter ". Meanwhile, Chris Dawson's family has released a statement proclaiming his innocence. Police allege Mr Dawson was in the process of divorce from his wife and he was having an "illicit affair".

by | December 06, 2018 | 01:15

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation pledged $17 million towards the World Health Organisation to protect 20 million people from Neglected Tropical Diseases. In 2018, the Global Citizen Festival gathered the largest audience in the history of the event. Speaking to the public broadcaster SABC from Port Elizabeth, Naidoo said that police had recorded one incident of mugging after the concert, and that the police will not be seeking CCTV footage from the petrol station as there have been no ...

by | December 06, 2018 | 01:12

That proposal was never implemented, according to Facebook. Facebook's founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Viva Tech start-up and technology summit in Paris, France, May 24, 2018. This echoes the accusation made by app developer Six4Three, from whom the documents were seized . "Like any business, we had many internal conversations about the various ways we could build a sustainable business model for our platform".

by | December 06, 2018 | 01:10

Bush will speak as will Bush's best friend, James Baker, Bush's chief of staff and Secretary of State and Secretary of the Treasury. His death also reduces membership in the exclusive ex-presidents' club to four: Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W.