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by | March 01, 2019 | 01:58

Over almost four hours of explosive testimony Wednesday, Wilson-Raybould told the House of Commons justice committee there were 10 meetings and 10 phone calls involving 11 people between September and December 2018, all aimed at getting her to "politically interfere in the exercise of prosecutorial discretion in my role as the attorney general of Canada".

by | March 01, 2019 | 01:14

Benny Gantz and centrist politician Yair Lapid. A couple of hours after the announcement, the prime minister dismissed the allegations as a "witch hunt" meant to topple him in a televised speech from his official residence, a campaign banner reading " Netanyahu Strong Right" behind him.

by | March 01, 2019 | 01:03

Friday, Kim Jong-un impersonator Howard X, also known as "Kim Jong Um", turned heads and tricked countless individuals on and offline when he met up with Russell White, who posed as Trump, and discussed the details of their "meeting". After their first summit, where Trump and Kim signed a joint statement agreeing to work toward a denuclearized Korean Peninsula, the president prematurely declared victory, tweeting that "There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea".

by | March 01, 2019 | 01:04

Meadows , a top Trump ally, said Cohen was showing "disdain" for the committee process by failing to submit his testimony at least 24 hours ahead of the hearing. "Everyone keeps spinning it as "tokenism" but in my mind, it's just two people who know the President well and disagree", she said. "I am sad that Michael has elected to leverage his own personal illegal activities into nothing more than political theater this week with the sole partisan objective to embarrass a sitting President ...

by | February 28, 2019 | 03:42

An Indian military statement said that "out of anger and frustration", Pakistan "initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation". Qatar Airways said in a statement it has temporarily suspended flights to eight cities in India and Pakistan "due to the ongoing situation on the India-Pakistan border" and that its flights routed over the India-Pakistan air space may be delayed due to rerouting in the area.

by | February 28, 2019 | 03:25

President Trump announced on Sunday that he is delaying tariff hike against China that was scheduled to go into effect on March 1. If additional headway is made, Trump said a summit with President Xi Jinping would be organised to conclude an agreement.

by | February 28, 2019 | 02:35

Sharif was sentenced to a seven-year jail term by the high court in the Al-Azizia steel mills graft case and Hill Metal Establishment (HME) reference, along with a fine Rs1.5 billion and $25 million. "We will adopt all possible legal way", he announced. The nine-page verdict stated this is not a case pertaining to unusual circumstances. PML-N workers gathered outside the Islamabad High Court to protest the decision.

by | February 28, 2019 | 02:26

The Indian government, however, asserted that IAF had "successfully foiled" an attempt by Pakistan to "target military installations" across the LoC by shooting down one of its jets - probably an F-16 - but also admitted it had lost a MiG-21 "Bison" fighter and that one of the Indian pilots had gone "missing while in action".

by | February 28, 2019 | 02:13

On Sunday afternoon, a voluntary evacuation order was issued for the Hoover Beach community in Erie County, New York, due to a large pile-up of wind-blown ice on the shore, according to the Town of Hamburg Emergency Services , which posted photos of the wall of ice on Facebook .

by | February 28, 2019 | 02:02

One of the downed planes crashed in Pakistan's part of Kashmir while the other went down in an Indian-controlled section of the Himalayan region, Pakistan's army spokesman Maj. The airstrike followed a suicide bombing in India's section of the disputed territory of Kashmir earlier this month that killed more than 40 Indian soldiers.

by | February 28, 2019 | 01:59

People sit on a platform after a fire caused deaths and injuries at the main train station in Cairo. The train engine appeared to have slammed into the buffers at the end of the track at high speed, sparking a major blaze at the Ramses station and leaving 40 more people injured.

by | February 28, 2019 | 01:56

The summit with Trump is scheduled for February 27-28. But what comes out of the talks is another story. US President Donald Trump has expressed confidence that progress is being made in denuclearizing North Korea . Seoul earlier insisted that declaring a formal end to the war should at least involve the divided Koreas and the United States. One memorial site in Sinchon - where U.S.

by | February 28, 2019 | 01:42

For many , cyber-bullying has been a big topic of conversation that may have reached kids' awareness, talked about at home and in school. A Wigan mum has urged parents to quiz their children about a frightening internet game, after her young daughter was left terrified by the experience.

by | February 28, 2019 | 01:33

A top Russian security official accused the USA on Tuesday of deploying troops in Colombia and Puerto Rico ahead of a planned military intervention in Venezuela to topple President Nicolas Maduro . Venezuela suffers from hyperinflation and food and medicine shortages. Russia's United Nations envoy Vassily Nebenzya accused the Americans of using humanitarian aid as cover for its efforts to topple the Venezuelan government.

by | February 28, 2019 | 01:14

When this correspondent visited the site of the crash at 12:00 PM on Wednesday afternoon, security forces were still trying to put out the last of the flames from the wreckage. Indian forces are on high alert to give a befitting reply again for any Pakistani retaliation. Wednesday's crash comes a day after the IAF conducted airstrikes in Pakistan's Balakot .

by | February 27, 2019 | 01:46

In recent weeks, court papers have revealed that Manafort shared polling data related to the Trump campaign with an associate the Federal Bureau of Investigation says has ties to Russian intelligence. Because the Justice Department's position is that a sitting president cannot be indicted, the committee chairs said: "Congress could be the only institution now situated to act on evidence of the president's misconduct".

by | February 27, 2019 | 01:47

Pell was convicted last December of abusing the two members of the St Patrick's Cathedral choir in 1996 after a Sunday church service, one of the first since Pell had been appointed archbishop of Melbourne. The lifting of the court-imposed gag order followed the decision by local prosecutors to drop further charges related to Cardinal Pell's time as a priest in the 1970s.

by | February 27, 2019 | 01:39

In two tweets posted late on Sunday US time, Mr Trump said he hoped to meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at his Florida mansion to seal a trade deal. Bloomberg News reported earlier that the USA was asking China to keep the value of the yuan stable to neutralize any effort to soften the blow of United States tariffs.

by | February 27, 2019 | 00:59

European Council President Donald Tusk said Monday after meeting May on the sidelines of an EU-Arab summit in Egypt that an extension would be a "rational solution". It would require the support of numerous lawmakers from the governing Conservative Party, for example. "Will the prime minister do a fearless thing and do once what is best for the country, not what is best for any of us", said Jess Phillips, a Labour MP, as she gestured to other MPs in the chamber.

by | February 27, 2019 | 00:59

Heavy snow and other fallen trees made the train temporarily unreachable. The train had power and enough food on board, for which passengers will not be charged, Amtrak said on Twitter on Monday. She estimated it could be days before she could make her way home to Klamath Falls, Oregon , because roads are closed and there are no flights available.

by | February 27, 2019 | 00:56

The alleged mastermind of the Pulwama attack, Jaish e Mohammed commander Abdul Rasheed Ghazi is believed to have trained at the Balakot training camp that was razed to the ground by air force jets early on Tuesday morning. Khan said the dead included a woman and her two children in Nakyal along the Line of Control (LoC), the heavily-militarised de facto border between India and Pakistan.

by | February 27, 2019 | 00:41

Police are continuing an investigation, the report said . Inside apartment S-7 at the Robert Morris Apartments complex, they discovered five dead bodies and two "disoriented" women - Shana Decree , 45, and her daughter, Dominique Decree , 19.

by | February 27, 2019 | 00:37

Such testimony would mark the first time Cohen accused Trump of criminal conduct while serving as president. He is expected to be questioned by lawmakers about the Trump Tower project in Moscow during the 2016 election and other questionable foreign financial interests.

by | February 27, 2019 | 00:35

Also in the Facebook video, Ramos explained that he and his team were separated after the interview was ended. After that, Maduro interrupted the interview and Information Minister Jorge Rodríguez went to Ramos and told him that the interview wasn't "authorized".

by | February 26, 2019 | 02:24

His effort already faces numerous challenges, including multiple lawsuits. The president made this declaration on February 15, using his executive authority to sidestep Congress who were unwilling to provide the funds desired for the USA border wall.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:58

Johnson ", the lawsuit says, adding that she suffered "emotional distress, psychological trauma, humiliation, embarrassment, loss of dignity, invasion of privacy and other damages". According to the lawsuit, she had given him words of encouragement before his rally and told him he's "doing an awesome job". She said she became motivated to be vocal after hearing the stories of "babies in cages", referring to Trump's tighter approach to immigration and border security.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:30

Speaking to reporters on the flight out to the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Mrs May insisted she was sticking to her timetable for the United Kingdom to leave in less than five weeks' time. However, her acknowledgement that she can not get a deal to put to MPs this week, means there will now be a further series of votes in the Commons on an amendable Government motion on Wednesday.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:28

R&B singer R. Kelly's mugshot released by the Chicago Police Department. Greenberg also told the judge that Kelly has turned in his passport - though the 52-year-old hasn't been able to post bail yet. The clip is thought to show Kelly performing sexual acts on the same 14-year-old girl, who is in the first clip, Billboard reported . Kelly, who has been dogged for years by accusations of sexual misconduct of underage girls and women, was charged Friday in four separate indictments.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:28

Francis mentioned unspecified "legislation" that the Catholic Church will draw up, and said it will "spare no effort to do all that is necessary to bring to justice" whoever has committed the "crimes" of abuse. Swiss victim Jean-Marie Furbringer said: "Honestly it's a pastoral "blabla", saying it's the fault of the devil". "Not only is this a problem to solve but this is at the heart of the church", Cupich said.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:26

Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency also said "some sources have confirmed Zarif's resignation", but it was not clear whether President Hassan Rohani would accept it. "I thank the Iranian nation and officials", Zarif wrote on Instagram , according to Reuters. "His lips are moving". Before assuming his duties as a minister, he served as Iran's permanent representative to the United Nations between 2002 and 2007.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:20

The weather service expects winds to ramp up through the morning and peak in the middle of the afternoon. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning for McHenry County. Mark Bloomer, a meteorologist in the Caribou office of the weather service, said by the time the storm ends Monday morning, Caribou was expected to get 10 inches of snow, with the rest of northern ME getting 8 to 10 inches.

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:15

A top House Democrat says his committee will sue the Trump administration if the Justice Department withholds the Mueller report from the public. He lied, they noted, "to tax preparers, bookkeepers, banks, the Treasury Department, the Department of Justice National Security Division, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Special Counsel's Office, the grand jury, his own legal counsel, Members of Congress , and members of the executive branch of the United States government".

by | February 26, 2019 | 01:04

Musharaff noted that the relations between the two countries are at a low. Addressing the press conference in UAE on Friday, Musharraf said: "Indian and Pakistan relations have again reached a unsafe level". European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini spoke to Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi over telephone on Sunday regarding the current tensions between India and Pakistan.

by | February 26, 2019 | 00:43

However, they remained anonymous. During her recent visit, Markle went to the Surrey Hotel's Café Boulud for lunch with her former co-star and good friend -Abigal Spencer. For them, this is the real source of lies that is created by Meghan's estranged family. During the visit, the duchess was given a traditional Moroccan henna tattoo , which is meant to bring luck to her first child.

by | February 26, 2019 | 00:39

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he'll put forward or support an amendment that supports a "public vote to prevent a damaging Tory Brexit ". "If Parliament rejects our plan, then Labour will deliver on the promise we made at our annual conference and support a public vote", Labour's Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer said on Twitter.