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by | February 22, 2019 | 04:08

The decision to not certify stemmed from the board's investigation into freakish results involving absentee ballots. The former director of the State Election Board described how operatives going door-to-door in Bladen County tried to cover their tracks.

by | February 22, 2019 | 02:54

Amid relentless sabre-rattling from Delhi in the aftermath of Pulwama suicide attack, Prime Minister Imran Khan has authorised the armed forces of Pakistan to respond "decisively and comprehensively" to any aggression or misadventure by India.

by | February 22, 2019 | 02:13

Appearing in a Washington, D.C. courthouse, Stone apologized repeatedly to the judge for the post, testifying "I don't offer any rationalization or excuse or justification". Stone has pleaded not guilty to charges of making false statements to Congress, obstruction and witness tampering as part of Mueller's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election.

by | February 22, 2019 | 02:12

A withdrawal of United States troops from South Korea is not under consideration ahead of Trump's summit next week with Kim, a senior administration official says. The U.S. has been demanding that North Korea give up a nuclear weapons program that threatens the United States. South Korea's Unification Ministry removed his name in its annual "Who's Who" in North Korea directory, released last month.

by | February 22, 2019 | 01:30

Javid made the statement after the British government announced that Begum, who was 15 when she left for Syria to marry a fighter with the extremist group, also known as ISIS, would be stripped of her British citizenship but could claim Bangladeshi citizenship because of her family's Bangladeshi heritage.

by | February 22, 2019 | 01:24

Earlier in the day, an ally of Venezuelan opposition leader and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido said as quoted by Reuters that the opposition leader would personally accompany a convoy of humanitarian aid. The socialist president is under a mounting challenge by Guaido, who has declared himself acting president on the grounds that Maduro's re-election was invalid.

by | February 22, 2019 | 01:21

He will testify the next day to the House Intelligence Committee in a session closed to the public. Jordan charged that Cohen was invited "just to satisfy Tom Steyer", - a billionaire Democrat who is funding a campaign to impeach Trump - "and other political forces on the left".

by | February 22, 2019 | 01:02

Tirumurti said . This comes hours after France made a decision to move a resolution at the United Nations to list the Jaish Chief as a "global terrorist". We will cooperate with India in every way, like intelligence sharing. Prince Mohammed, who was greeted with a traditional Modi bear hug at the airport late Tuesday, was expected to go on to China later Wednesday.

by | February 21, 2019 | 07:49

While Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker agreed in July to hold off on new tariffs during discussions to resolve an American-European dispute, the US leader's repeated tweets may indicate he's primed to add import fees especially targeted at cars from the bloc, according to analysts.

by | February 21, 2019 | 07:00

An SDF source said the convoy of vehicles could transport civilians if any made it out of the jihadist redoubt. "The clashes are sporadic and very limited", SDF spokesman Mustefa Bali told Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Monday. With that, American officials have reportedly warned European countries that they are running out of time to take back and put on trial jihadists who went from Europe to fight for IS.

by | February 21, 2019 | 06:26

District Court Judge William Pauley set a May 6 surrender date in response to a request Cohen's attorneys submitted February 12. U.S. District Judge William H. Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's public testimony before the House Oversight Committee has been rescheduled for next week. Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

by | February 21, 2019 | 05:01

Sarasota PD said there's no available surveillance video that captured the incident and no known witnesses. "So we get into Times Square and the war ends and I see the nurse", Mendonsa told CNN in 2015 of the moment that was captured by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

by | February 21, 2019 | 04:13

Hoda Muthana is not a USA citizen and will not be admitted into the United States", Pompeo said in a statement to reporters. On Twitter, he said he had instructed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo "not to allow Hoda Muthana back into the country".

by | February 21, 2019 | 03:03

May's apparent appeasement of hardline Brexiters in a lobby within the party called the European Research Group (ERG) has disappointed many colleagues. In response, May said she was "saddened" by the decision. Writing in The Jewish Chronicle , Ryan compared Corbyn with the current USA president, arguing that he had turned Labour into "a machine" that "resembles Donald Trump's alt-right and the European far right".

by | February 21, 2019 | 02:12

The document explains that the suit is for $250 million because it is "the amount Jeff Bezos , the world's richest person, paid in cash for the Post when his company, Nash Holdings, purchased the newspaper in 2013 ". The attack follows a report from The New York Times that he'd asked former acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to put Geoffrey Berman, the U.S.

by | February 21, 2019 | 01:21

Mr. McCabe also revealed when Mr. Trump told Mr. Rosenstein to put in writing his concerns with Mr. Comey, a document the White House initially held up as a justification for his firing the president bluntly asked the Justice Department official to mention Russian Federation in the memo.

by | February 21, 2019 | 00:57

Disputes over President Donald Trump's border wall and California's bullet train are intensifying the feud between the White House and the nation's most populous state. In 2017, the Orange County Register wrote: "More time-consuming and tens of billions of dollars more expensive than estimated when California voters approved the funding measure in 2008".

by | February 20, 2019 | 04:16

The UK government has published a damning report on the spread of disinformation on Facebook and other social media services, in which the company and its executives are accused of operating like 'digital gangsters' . "Even if Mark Zuckerberg doesn't believe he is accountable to the UK Parliament, he is to the billions of Facebook users across the world", the committee wrote.

by | February 20, 2019 | 03:47

The paper revealed she was nine months' pregnant and that she wanted to come home to have her child. "I never did anything unsafe, I never made propaganda, I never encouraged people to come to Syria ", she said. In May 2016, Sultana was reported to have been killed in an airstrike in Raqqa. The family's lawyer Mohammed Tasnime Akunjee told Radio 4's The World This Weekend that the family were informed about the birth in a phone call from a translator at the camp and that they had ...

by | February 20, 2019 | 03:32

Dozens of firefighters worked to rescue the trapped riders as lifeguards were positioned in the water below the suspended gondolas, CBS8 reported. Sixteen passengers, including a baby, were rescued after spending four hours trapped inside a stalled SeaWorld gondola ride Monday night.

by | February 20, 2019 | 02:28

During his career Beyer "held most of the different jobs in the plant" and also was a union chairman. Juarez was a stock room attendant and fork lift operator. Pinkard leaves his wife and their three young children. "Of course my heart dropped", Pinkard wrote . "There are going to be people who will say "don't politicize this moment.' Please do".

by | February 20, 2019 | 02:13

He said the avalanche was 840 meters (yards) long and 100 meters wide, with 400 meters of heavy snow hitting the piste. Swiss mountain rescue teams pulled out several people who were buried in a mid-afternoon avalanche Tuesday at the popular ski resort of Crans-Montana and were searching for others still alive, police said.

by | February 20, 2019 | 02:05

Four people were shot to death in central MI in what investigators say may have been a murder-suicide. Sheriff's deputies were called to the home in Cedar Springs, about 30 miles north of Grand Rapids, after someone discovered the bodies and called 911.

by | February 20, 2019 | 02:02

Stone apologized to the court Monday night for the image and modified it on his social media account, with a caption that still criticized Jackson, saying his case was a "show trial". Stone is banned from making statements about the case in or around the courthouse, but the judge refrained from issuing him with a blanket gagging order.

by | February 20, 2019 | 02:00

He called Sanders "a proven leader with a strong message". Other staffers from Sanders' first bid also have said they would consider working for other candidates in 2020. He describes his 2020 White House bid as a "continuation of what we did in 2016". "All of those ideas and many more are now part of the political mainstream", he said.

by | February 20, 2019 | 01:31

The network said that a departure by Rosenstein next month could suggest the Russian Federation probe being carried out by special counsel Robert Mueller is nearing completion. Rosenstein will use his remaining time in the position to assist with Barr's transition into the attorney general role. But after Mr Sessions was ousted in November, his replacement Matthew Whitaker took over the investigation, refusing to recuse himself despite his previous public criticism of the probe.

by | February 20, 2019 | 01:17

While it is unclear whether Begum committed any crimes and her legal status is uncertain, it's possible Begum could face charges for supporting IS if she returns to Britain. Begum's efforts to return to the United Kingdom have sparked controversy, with Home Secretary Sajid Javid claiming he will try to block those who have joined Islamic State from being allowed back in.

by | February 19, 2019 | 02:17

Sunday morning, Trump tweeted directly at SNL , asking why Republicans were fair game on the show, but Democrats - who've had a pretty lousy two weeks - were left nearly entirely untouched. "Wall works, wall makes safe". "I'm here to declare a very urgent, important national emergency", Baldwin as the President said . He, and others at the rally, said the national emergency declaration was a distraction from larger problems, such as the ongoing opioid addiction crisis, gun violence ...

by | February 19, 2019 | 02:14

The MPs want to replace the current backstop proposal with a technology-based solution for managing the flow of people and goods across an invisible Irish border. 'I do not underestimate how deeply or how sincerely colleagues hold the views which they do on this important issue, ' she wrote. "Instead, our party can do what it has done so often in the past; Move beyond what divides us and come together behind what unites us; Sacrifice if necessary our own personal preferences in the higher ...

by | February 19, 2019 | 01:18

Convicted ex-congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from prison - and is now part of a federal re-entry program in NY, records show . It's not immediately clear when he was transferred and where he's now staying. Dennis Van Tine/MediaPunch/IPx Weiner is seen announcing his resignation from Congress in 2011 after admitting to sending lewd photos of himself on Twitter to multiple women.

by | February 19, 2019 | 01:12

A spokesman for the US-led coalition said ISIS was using these women and children as "human shields". Berlin said that in order for German citizens captured in Syria to be put on trial in Germany , they would have to have had access to the consular and legal advice they are entitled to in Syria, and that given the sutuation there, this could not be guaranteed.

by | February 19, 2019 | 01:07

Trump claimed that former President Barack Obama , who was given the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 , had no idea why he was honoured. "Prime Minister Abe of Japan gave me the most handsome copy of a letter that he sent to the people who give out a thing called the Nobel Prize", Trump said.

by | February 19, 2019 | 01:04

The American Jewish Committee said it hoped years of reconciliation work between Poland and Israel would not be undone by the latest dispute. In addition to Poland, the Visegrad Group also includes the Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia.

by | February 19, 2019 | 00:45

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Sunday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein " offered to wear a wire into the White House ", resurfacing one of the most controversial and disputed episodes of the Justice official's tenure.

by | February 19, 2019 | 00:27

It's a collection point for aid that's supposed to be distributed by backers of Juan Guaido , the congressional leader who is recognised by the U.S. as Venezuela's legitimate president. Guaido says he has a plan to bring the aid into the country on February 23 and will release the details Monday. A USA aid shipment arrived on Saturday containing 140 tons of high-energy food products, as well as soap, toothpaste and other goods for 25,000 people.