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by | January 29, 2019 | 04:45

Meng faces United States fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran. McCallum opined twice last week on the Meng case, even though he apologized for misspeaking first time, sowing further chaos in Canada's relations with China and raising concerns about the government's efforts to win the release of Spavor and Kovrig.

by | January 29, 2019 | 04:13

A woman has been freed after spending an entire weekend trapped inside an elevator in Manhattan. Firefighters were able to force the elevator door open with tools, New York Fire Department spokesman Chris Bark said. He did not immediately respond to a message left with Stephens Inc., his investment bank based in Little Rock, Arkansas. The townhouse is listed as having two violations for failing to maintain its elevator, one in 1996 and most recently in 2008, as reported by the New York ...

by | January 29, 2019 | 03:49

Stone, 66, will be arraigned in federal court in Washington on Tuesday. "This doesn't look to me like an investigation that's about to wrap up", said Stanford law professor David Alan Sklansky. There have been filings about the hacking into DNC e-mails and Hillary Clinton's e-mails. STONE thereafter told the Trump Campaign about potential future releases of damaging material by Organization 1'.

by | January 29, 2019 | 02:42

Met Office experts predict delays on roads while rail and air travel may also be hit. And there is a slight chance that some rural communities could become cut off. This is expected to bring snow and wintry weather to many parts of the country as the systems meet. A spokesman for Met Office said: "Snow, possibly heavy at times, developing overnight Tuesday and into Wednesday".

by | January 29, 2019 | 02:43

Whitaker said he has been fully briefed about Mueller's work and that he is looking forward to reviewing a final report. Mueller's probe began in May of 2017 and has resulted in criminal charges against a number of aides to President Trump.

by | January 29, 2019 | 01:58

Besides the "60 Minutes" interview , Schultz also sent his first tweet on Sunday. But some of his views might clash with a Democratic Party gearing up to unseat Trump. He has also criticized Trump, telling employees that the president was creating "chaos" and hurting business; calling Trump's tax cuts for corporations unnecessary and reckless; and vowing to hire 10,000 refugees after Trump issued an executive order banning travel from seven mostly Muslim nations.

by | January 29, 2019 | 01:45

Andrea Romero Xinhua News Agency/NewscomPresident Donald Trump's full-fledged backing of Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president of Venezuela last week, was met with a bipartisan support among American political leaders. He's also rejected demands to hold elections within eight days. In an interview on Sunday with CNN Turk , Maduro claimed that he was the "the victim of a United States conspiracy" that had resulted in the threat to his power.

by | January 28, 2019 | 02:26

The dam burst at Vale's Corrego do Feijao mine in southeastern Brazil unleashed a torrent of mud on Friday, burying the mining facilities and nearby homes in the town of Brumadinho. Vale is Brazil's largest mining company. But by the afternoon, civil engineers said the second dam was no longer at risk. The mine waste, called tailings, is generally just made up of sand and is non-toxic.

by | January 28, 2019 | 02:16

Freddie Knoller said that he cannot understand how anybody could "alter the things that have happened" by denying the Holocaust. The poll of more than 2,000 people released Sunday also found that almost two-thirds of those polled either did not know how many Jews had been murdered in World War II or greatly underestimated the number killed during the Holocaust.

by | January 28, 2019 | 02:05

President Trump and the Democrats agreed to reopen parts of the government that had been shut down for three weeks while they talk more about border funding. Before Friday, neither the president or Democratic leaders appeared to want to budge or give up anything to end the shutdown. The shutdown battle left scars on Trump.

by | January 28, 2019 | 01:45

The angry scenes in parliament echoed the fury outside: as one MP spoke of the death threats she'd received in supporting the Macedonia bill, and another shouted "no to treason" while he voted, protesters on the steps of parliament screamed "traitors!" On Jan 25, Greek lawmakers voted by a narrow majority to ratify the name change.

by | January 28, 2019 | 01:41

Adelaide , the state capital of South Australia , recorded the highest ever temperature in a major Australian city as the heat peaked at 46.6 degrees. Adelaide's Red Lion Hotel promised free beer if the mercury topped 45 C but only while it exceeded that benchmark. Local authorities in central and western Australia , had to carry out an emergency animal cull, which resulted in shooting 2,500 camels and hundred feral horses as they were dying of thirst.

by | January 28, 2019 | 01:40

As the negotiations begin anew, lawmakers from both parties stuck to their positions on Sunday, with Republicans echoing Trump's call for a wall and Democrats rejecting the possibility. As a result of the shutdown, government workers such as Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents, Federal Aviation Administration employees, and government food inspectors, among others, have worked without pay , INSIDER reported .

by | January 28, 2019 | 01:39

An area of low pressure racing into the Great Lakes Sunday night will spread snow into the area overnight. Tuesday night through early Thursday morning: Apparent temperatures as low as minus 25 to minus 35 are possible Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

by | January 28, 2019 | 01:13

According to the National Weather Service frost bite in minus 30 wind chill conditions could happen in less than 30 minutes, and in just 10 minutes in a minus 40 wind chill. High: 28 Wind: N 10-15 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 16. "A quick coating to near an inch of snow is possible", according to a Special Weather Statement issued by the NWS.

by | January 28, 2019 | 00:44

According to the indictment , Stone lied to lawmakers about not having any documents or communications concerning the hacked emails and WikiLeaks . Days after his indictment , a defiant Roger Stone continued his media blitz Sunday, defending himself against charges of lying to Congress and witness intimidation.

by | January 28, 2019 | 00:34

On Tuesday, the speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives, Tim Moore, said Trump called him to thank him for offering the Raleigh legislature as a venue. Shortly before the Senate vote she urged Republicans to back the Democratic bid to temporarily open lapsed agencies, allowing for a border security negotiation to proceed.

by | January 27, 2019 | 06:04

Kushner was one of at least 30 cases in which Kline overruled career security experts and approved top secret security clearance for incoming Trump officials, the two sources told NBC News on condition of anonymity. -Mexico border. "So we know the security clearance issue in the White House is a serious one and a live one", she noted. The White House hasn't commented.

by | January 27, 2019 | 06:02

The probable cause statement says in the early morning hours Thursday while on duty, Hendren and his partner were at Hendren's home on Dover Street in south St. It's not clear whether he could face charges. "But what I can say, is that this investigation is ongoing and we will do whatever is necessary to get to the truth of this incident", Gardner wrote.

by | January 27, 2019 | 05:09

Eusebio Gomez thought his arduous journey to the USA and monthslong wait in the border town of Tijuana, Mexico , would end when he made it to American soil. But the "Remain in Mexico" plan has been sharply criticised by opponents on both sides of the border. Mexican Foreign Ministry spokesman Roberto Velasco said US authorities were expected to send the first group of 20 Central American asylum seekers back to Mexico's territory on Friday through Tijuana, but as of about 7:00 p.m.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:57

On Thursday, two competing bills to end the partial shutdown failed in the Senate , underscoring the inability of Democrats and Trump's Republicans to agree on a compromise that would reopen government while committing to wall construction.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:58

The sheriff said three other shooting deaths occurred Saturday in neighboring Livingston Parish, about 70 miles (113 kilometers) west of New Orleans . Dakota Theriot is suspected in two shootings: three people were killed in Livingston Parish, which is south of Baton Rouge, and two died in the nearby Ascension Parish, police said.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:56

There was also the possibility for brief periods of heavy snow and blowing snow in the afternoon, Environment Canada said. A light batch of snow moved across North Alabama and South Tennessee this morning, leaving a light dusting of snow behind for some of us! The long-range forecast shows high temperatures may get above 10-degree is in the Rochester area this weekend, but by next Tuesday the daytime high is only expected to reach zero.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:45

Federal prosecutors have said Trump directed Cohen to make the payments during the campaign. - January 20-21, 2019: Giuliani suggests in TV interviews that Trump remembers conversations with Cohen about the project "up to as far as October, November", or right up until the election.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:15

The inauguration crowd erupted in cheers. "Your victory is a portrayal of the confidence of the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in his ideals, leadership and vision for the future", posted Uhuru on media. "Now that majority have accepted Mr Tshisekedi's win, the risk looks somewhat lower", said research firm NKC African Economics in a statement on Monday.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:11

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called a wall immoral. Trump says he will declare a national emergency to build the wall if no deal is reached with Congress by mid-February. "It's kind of disappointing that the air traffic controllers are calling in sick in pretty large number", Ross said in his television interview. "Hostage taking does not work".

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:08

Mr Maduro cruised to re-election in May past year amid low turnout and allegations of vote-buying by the Government. The U.S. are painting a picture of a confrontation between the Maduro regime and the people of Venezuela. "Now is the time for every other national to pick a side", Pompeo said. In heated back-and-forth exchanges at the meeting, the opposing camp led by Venezuela and Russian Federation, which has invested heavily in Venezuela's oil industry, accused Washington of attempting ...

by | January 27, 2019 | 03:59

Trump told Reuters last month he would intervene in Meng's case if it served USA national security interests or helped close a trade deal with China . According to the agreement between the two countries, the United States has 60 days after an arrest made at its request in Canada to formalise an extradition request.

by | January 27, 2019 | 03:42

US officials later announced that the USA would not leave Syria unless Turkey pledged not to attack the Kurds, who have been helping the USA fight the Islamic State. Turkey has said the zone will provide security as well as refugee relief. Russian Federation and Iran have helped Assad to win back control of most of the country, while Turkey has backed Assad's foes during the almost eight-year conflict.

by | January 27, 2019 | 03:36

That comment follows a statement McCallum issued Thursday, saying he misspoke earlier in the week when he discussed Meng Wanzhou's case with a group of Chinese-language journalists in Toronto, listing several arguments he thought could help her with her fight against extradition.

by | January 27, 2019 | 03:28

Now that Jayme is home safe, Hormel said it is working with law enforcement to donate its share of the reward. Jayme Closs was held captive for almost three months in Douglas County, Wisconsin . The FBI said it is assessing what it will do with its $25,000 reward but won't disclose those next steps. Jim Snee, president of Hormel Foods, said in a statement that Jayme's "bravery and strength have truly inspired our team members around the world".

by | January 27, 2019 | 02:32

It was the latest round of brinkmanship between the president and Ms Pelosi as they remain locked in an increasingly personal standoff over Mr Trump's demand for border wall money that has forced a partial government shutdown , now in its second month.

by | January 27, 2019 | 02:13

Onnoghen is due in court at the Code of Conduct Tribunal next week. "The EU EOM calls on all parties to follow the legal processes provided for in the constitution and to respond calmly to any concerns they may have", it added. PDP's candidate, businessman Atiku Abubakar who served as vice president from 1999 to 2007, is the main challenger to Buhari in the upcoming poll.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:34

The sparring over the president's annual address comes as Trump and congressional Democrats continue to argue over funds to build a wall along the southern border, with Trump threatening to declare a national emergency to fund the wall if Democrats do not budge.

by | January 26, 2019 | 00:32

The law also moves abortion violations from the state's penal code to the health code. Governor Andrew Cuomo signing into law the Reproductive Health Act , strengthening abortion rights in New York State Tuesday. He said NY already was considered the abortion capital of the nation, but this bill "also allows non-physicians to commit abortions, and decriminalizes abortion by moving it from the criminal code to the public-health code".