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by | March 07, 2019 | 03:56

Some of the items reported above, such as the decision by a Fox News Editor to suppress the Stormy Daniels story, the fact that Ailes apparently gave Trump access to at least some of the debate questions in the first Presidential debate, and the pressure that Trump apparently applied for his Administration to intervene in the Time Warner/AT&T merger purely out of political spite against Time-Warner's CNN for its coverage of his Administration, are potentially major stories.

by | March 07, 2019 | 03:34

The reptiles, found in four unclaimed pieces of luggage, could have sold for more than 4.5 million pesos (£60,000; $86,631). Police believe the suitcases were left after the carrier found out the penalties for illegal wildlife trafficking.

by | March 07, 2019 | 03:27

While the capture of Baghouz would mark a milestone in the fight against IS, the group is expected to remain a security threat as an insurgent force with sleeper cells and some pockets of remote territory. I will return to the comrades in a bit. The SDF commander-in-chief said on Thursday that his force would declare victory within a week. The SDF on Friday evening resumed military operations to liberate the last piece of territory held by IS in the province of Deir el-Zour after ...

by | March 07, 2019 | 01:15

Butts, who resigned as Trudeau's principal private secretary on Feb 18, said he had had one short conversation on December 5 with Wilson-Raybould about SNC-Lavalin, which is facing trial on charges of bribing Libyan officials. Saying he knew Wilson-Raybauld well, and that she and he husband had dined with his family on occasion, Butts told the committee he takes his fair share of responsibility for the erosion of that trust.

by | March 06, 2019 | 06:31

He reluctantly concluded that Democrats, seemingly more open to a hardline leftist nominee than it's been in ages, were unlikely to warm to a billionaire former-Republican financier known for stop-and-frisk policing. "With a leader in the White House who refuses to bring the parties together, it will be almost impossible for Congress to address the major challenges we face, including climate change , gun violence, the opioid crisis, failing public schools, and college affordability".

by | March 06, 2019 | 06:24

According to local news website Novinky.cz, the lioness was pregnant. The doctor recorded the death of the owner on the spot, and an autopsy was ordered. The cyclist was taken to the hospital but only suffered scratches. He would regularly go inside the enclosure to play with the big cat. The incident was eventually classed as a traffic accident after local police were called to investigate.

by | March 06, 2019 | 05:34

Howze, who works for Georgia's Department of Natural Resource, told the Cordele Dispatch: "Apparently a lot of people think it's fake, but I can assure you that it is not". A wildlife biologist found the alligator on February 18 with several old gunshot wounds and in poor condition, the report stated. The largest ever alligator said to have been found in the USA measured 19.2 feet long, which was discovered in Louisiana but this has not been collaborated, according to the Journal of ...

by | March 06, 2019 | 04:25

The Judiciary Committee will be probing possible obstruction of justice and corruption by Trump and his associates, Nadler announced. The list of 81 names touches on all parts of Trump's life, including his businesses, his campaign, the committee that oversaw the transition from campaign to the White House and the White House.

by | March 06, 2019 | 02:38

Among the committee's aims is determining whether Trump may have obstructed justice by ousting perceived enemies at the Justice Department, such as former FBI Director James Comey , and abused his presidential power by possibly offering pardons or tampering with witnesses.

by | March 06, 2019 | 02:05

For months, SC residents had speculated on why the victor hadn't stepped forward. "A simple act of kindness led to an incredible outcome", at the commission said in a statement announcing that a victor had come forward. In the four days leading up to the drawing, about 370 million of the US$2 Mega Millions tickets were sold in 44 US states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.

by | March 06, 2019 | 01:57

We are witnessing a personal vote of non-confidence in the Prime Minister by some of his most senior cabinet ministers, based on his handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair, but also over disillusion with Mr. Afterwards, in an interview, Caesar-Chavannes said while she was tired of being at the centre of controversies over race and gender, she couldn't give a speech without addressing the question of privilege.

by | March 06, 2019 | 01:25

In a statement announcing the decision, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer's office said that India's removal from the preferential system "follows its failure to provide the United States with assurances that it will provide equitable and reasonable access to its markets in numerous sectors".

by | March 06, 2019 | 01:25

NY prosecutors also are looking into Mr. Trump's inaugural fund. What do I need to know right now? "Over the last several years, President Trump has evaded accountability for his near-daily attacks on our basic legal, ethical, and constitutional rules and norms", Nadler said.

by | March 06, 2019 | 00:43

President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi. She also referenced figures in the Mueller probe, including former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort , longtime Trump lawyer Michael Cohen , former security advisor Mike Flynn, former foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos, and Roger Stone.

by | March 05, 2019 | 03:24

Representative Ilhan Omar is facing renewed calls for her removal from House committee appointments after backlash for comments she made about the nation of Israel. "I am saddened that Rep. Omar continues to mischaracterize support for Israel". According to critics, Omar's comments Wednesday played into a long-standing anti-Semitic attack that Jews can not be considered loyal citizens of their home countries.

by | March 05, 2019 | 02:50

According to the district attorney, Anne Marie Schubert , the officers were justified in using lethal force and did not commit a crime. "That job means that I follow the facts in the law and that, in that process of this review, that we treat everyone with dignity, grace and fairness".

by | March 05, 2019 | 02:15

The US insists that folding the Consulate General in Jerusalem into the US Embassy is all about efficiency, part of the Trump administration's efforts to increase "effectiveness of our diplomatic engagements and operations". "At this point we are saying to the Palestinians and the world-we do not see the Palestinians as a people to engage directly", added Lara Friedman, a former USA foreign service officer in Jerusalem and president of the Foundation for Middle East Peace.

by | March 05, 2019 | 01:44

According to a statement from the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), two helicopters lifted from Lake Turkana Central Island heading to Lobolo Camp at approximately 8:35 p.m. Our thoughts go out to the passengers that were aboard the helicopter and KIDL Helicopter. It remains unclear what could have led to the crash that led to the death of Magonga, who worked Tropic Air Kenya until June 2015 before he made a decision to quit.

by | March 05, 2019 | 01:11

The two avalanches did close part of I-70, but officials say the highway did not suffer significant damage. Avalanches rumbled down a mountainside in Colorado's Ten Mile Canyon on Sunday, enveloping in clouds of snow a major highway that leads to some of the region's most popular ski resorts.

by | March 05, 2019 | 00:57

Senator Rand Paul became the fourth Republican member of the U.S. Senate to indicate they would vote in favor of a disapproval resolution Sunday, saying in a Fox News op-ed, "I support President Trump", but "I can not support the use of emergency powers to get more funding, so I will be voting to disapprove of his declaration when it comes before the Senate".

by | March 05, 2019 | 00:48

Low pressure will intensify as the storm tracks northeast Sunday night before crossing over the Gulf of ME early Monday. "If anyone has to be out during the storm, it is advisable to heed all travel restrictions and guidelines on area roads".

by | March 05, 2019 | 00:41

If those reports are true, Trump's actions "undermine the proper functioning of government", the lawmakers said in their letters , which were sent to Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

by | March 05, 2019 | 00:42

Cohen told the House Oversight and Reform Committee that Trump Organization employees regularly lied for Trump. 'That was a hell of a hard punch, ' Trump said of video footage that rocketed around the world, and rejoiced that the young man 'got yourself a great lawyer'.

by | March 04, 2019 | 04:24

Lee County Coroner Bill Harris said that the death toll could rise. "Our hearts go out to those who lost their lives in the storms that hit Lee County today", she stated. More than a dozen people have been confirmed dead after a series of tornadoes touched down in Alabama and Georgia on Sunday afternoon. Shortly after that, a separate storm caused damage in Peach and Crawford counties, just west of Macon.

by | March 04, 2019 | 04:25

The exchange happened on Fox News Sunday . "The sanctions the president did not lift on North Korea are named after Otto and I think the president clarified that", he said. "It doesn't mean that he accepts it as reality". Donald Trump held a second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. "And I think the best thing North Korea could do right now would be to come up with a full explanation of exactly what happened to him".

by | March 04, 2019 | 04:14

The Vermont independent voiced confidence at the address in the NY borough of Brooklyn that he would first beat the crowded field of his rivals for the 2020 nomination, with much of his liberal, populist agenda now considered mainstream Democratic policy.

by | March 04, 2019 | 03:14

In a statement, USA treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin said :"We are sanctioning members of Maduro's security forces in response to the reprehensible violence, tragic deaths, and unconscionable torching of food and medicine destined for sick and starving Venezuelans ".

by | March 04, 2019 | 02:09

Speaking to ABC News' This Week on Sunday, the Democrat from NY and chair of the House Judiciary Committee laid out several examples of Trump's efforts to obstruct justice. "They threatened the Mueller investigation", said Nadler. He emerged empty-handed from a high-profile summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong-un on denuclearisation and Mr Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, in three days of congressional testimony, publicly characterised the president as a "con man" and ...

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:30

According to his rescuers, Taylor became stuck in deep snow on February 24 as he was driving down the Forest Service road. Trapped for five days when his Toyota 4Runner got stuck in the snow on a remote OR road, a 36-year-old Sunriver man found an unorthodox way to survive, KATU reported.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:25

Friday. The sheriff said the girls were found near Richardson State Park, about 1.4 miles south of their home in Benbow. He added that sisters Caroline Carrico, 5, and Leia Carrico, 8, had received outdoor survival training through their 4-H club, the wire service reported.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:11

He continued: "It's very clear that they've used the Northern Ireland protocol and backstop as a means of trying to press on the sensitive issue of Northern Ireland and with all the sensitivities around that, in order effectively to try and lock us into a range of their laws, really just to undercut our competitive market".

by | March 04, 2019 | 00:51

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday appreciated Prime Minister Imran Khan's decision of releasing the Indian pilot, a move widely appreciated by the worldwide community. The next day, Pakistan retaliated with a large air formation, comprising 24 fighter jets, including F-16s. Both the Indian Mig-21s who again violated the Pakistani airspace were shot down by the PAF's indigenously built JF-17 Thunder jets.

by | March 04, 2019 | 00:45

Williams was passing out flyers at the University of California-Berkeley campus last month when he was set upon by an enraged passerby. Cohen as said he would be back to testify in US Congress on 6 March in connection to alleged illegal activity directed by Trump during his campaign and while in office.

by | March 04, 2019 | 00:43

According to a police officer, "We have confirmed 39 civilians died and 40 others were injured in blasts'". The death toll from the attack, which began on Thursday evening, had risen to almost 30 on Friday as the special forces battled the insurgents.

by | March 03, 2019 | 04:59

Trudeau to do the right thing and to resign ". Mr Scheer said in a letter that it was illegal " to attempt to obstruct or defeat the course of justice". The SNC Lavalin case is haunting the ruling Liberal party and the government. "Having said that, I am clearly of the view that the prime minister would never apply improper pressure, that the prime minister has always been clear about the unique role of the attorney general, and would respect that", Freeland told the CBC Radio ...