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by | August 25, 2018 | 16:44

A spokesperson for Mr. Mueller's office declined to comment. The list of those who have pleaded guilty to various charges includes Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn , former campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, Manafort's business partner Rick Gates, and Dutch attorney Alex van der Zwaan.

by | August 25, 2018 | 09:48

When Rivera had time off work, his uncle said he would spend time with his daughter, bringing her to Eustaquio Bahena's house to jump on the trampoline with the other young children. The weeks-long search for her ended Tuesday, when investigators found her body in a corn field. Gov. Dan Patrick blamed Democrats and the news media on Thursday for the murder of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts while arguing that lax immigration policy led to her death .

by | August 23, 2018 | 10:01

Rivera is charged with 1st degree murder in connection with the death of the 20-year-old University of Iowa student, who was last seen jogging in Brooklyn, Iowa on July 18th. Rivera told police he approached Tibbetts while she was running , but she threatened to call 911 and he panicked, according to the arrest affidavit obtained by ABC News.

by | August 08, 2018 | 19:53

Sunday's quake, recorded at magnitude 6.9 by the U.S. Geological Survey (revised down from 7.0), struck at a depth of 10.5 kilometers in the northern part of Lombok, triggering a brief tsunami warning. It said clean drinking water was scarce because of a recent spell of extremely dry weather in Lombok. What happened in Lombok, Indonesia? Four hours later they pulled out alive Nadia Revanale, 23.

by | August 06, 2018 | 16:16

Cindy Laporta , an accountant with Kositzka Wicks & Co . testified that she classified income from foreign companies allegedly controlled by Mr. Manafort as "loans" so he could avoid paying taxes on it. Other witnesses testifying this week said Manafort paid them millions from the offshore accounts tied to foreign shell companies for landscaping, expensive clothing and even a karaoke machine.

by | July 31, 2018 | 00:37

House Republicans confronted two of President Trump's top economic advisers on trade on Thursday, while also breathing a sigh of relief after the administration's decision to begin easing tensions with Europe a day earlier. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin also praised Trump and his policies for Friday's good news during an interview on "Fox News Sunday", saying he expected to see sustained economic growth over the next several years.

by | July 28, 2018 | 21:29

Dozens of people died when forest fires ravaged southern Greece in 2007. Fire service spokeswoman Stavroula Malliri announced Tuesday afternoon that the death toll had jumped from 50 to 74, with another 164 adults and 23 children injured by the fires.

by | July 19, 2018 | 12:58

Glyn Davies, MP for Montgomeryshire, said one of these amendments , passed by just three votes, meant the deal was now likely to be rejected by the EU. "Now that there is collective agreement to accelerate delivery of our plans, will she please give instructions that every communication related to no deal serves to bolster our negotiating position and by reinforcing the credibility and the feasibility of those contingency plans?" "Problem is, I don't think that she's in charge anymore".

by | July 19, 2018 | 12:24

Pretty quickly, the United States government realised that Russian Federation was behind this effort to swing the election in Trump's favour. That came just days after National Intelligence Director Dan Coats sounded an alarm, comparing the cyberthreat today to how the way USA officials said before 9/11 that intelligence channels were "blinking red" with warning signs that a terror attack was imminent.

by | July 19, 2018 | 10:17

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., the minority leader, says never in the history of the country has a president supported an American adversary the way Trump supported Putin. "We are the two great nuclear powers". Chuck Schumer, the senior Democrat in the Senate calls Trump's appearance of siding with Putin over the allegations of election interference "dangerous and weak".

by | July 18, 2018 | 09:43

Trump's openness to the symbolic offer appeared to cede the high ground to Putin. The Daily Show host highlighted special counsel Robert Mueller's indictments against 12 Russian GRU military intelligence officers , as part of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

by | July 18, 2018 | 08:14

The U.S. intelligence community has insisted repeatedly that the Kremlin interfered. "But we need to put constraints on this, we need less histrionics", the source said. "Given what Mr. Putin said today, given the indictments, given what Mr. Trump said today, that can not happen", said Schumer. The resigned expectation was that Trump would avoid the issue, even though it is a significant attack on American sovereignty.

by | July 18, 2018 | 02:44

Sen. Bob Corker slammed President Donald Trump on Monday for accepting Russian President Vladimir Putin's denials that the Russians interfered in the 2016 USA presidential election and said Trump's comments made the United States look like a "pushover".

by | July 17, 2018 | 21:25

But apologies and clarifying statements just aren't Trump's style. The news conference, televised on the nation's biggest broadcast and cable news networks, drew strong reaction from commentators after it was over. "The Russians have been manipulating elections for the past couple of decades", Rep. Former CIA Director John O. Brennan tweeted that Trump's behavior exceeds the threshold of high crimes and misdemeanors.

by | July 15, 2018 | 17:21

Outspoken political blogger Cyprian Nyakundi and social media influencer Christian Dela have suffered a huge blow losing over 1 million followers combined. As per reports, Rahul Gandhi lost 12, 974 Twitter followers. CFO Ned Segal said in a tweet that "most accounts we remove are not included in our reported metrics as they have not been active on the platform for 30 days or more, or we catch them at sign up and they are never counted".

by | July 13, 2018 | 15:15

Jacob Rees-Mogg - a leading Conservative Brexiteer and considered a potential alternative party leader by some - said it was perfectly reasonable for Trump to make such comments, adding that May now had an opportunity to change her mind on her Brexit plan.

by | July 13, 2018 | 14:00

But China is well-placed to exploit the fact that United States companies operating there generate big profits. With China's retaliatory tariffs, Tselikis said the United States lobster industry will further lose its edge over its archrivals, such as Canada , which struck a trade agreement with the European Union last year that will cut tariffs on lobsters in five years.

by | July 13, 2018 | 04:03

There, he announced that Canada will assume command of a new NATO training mission in Iraq - a deployment of 250 Canadian Armed Forces personnel, aimed in part at staving off Trump's complaints that Canada and other NATO allies are not doing enough to contribute to their NATO defence commitments.

by | July 12, 2018 | 06:43

This weekend, Trump recounted how close he came a year ago to selecting Hardiman, who was recommended by the president's sister and sometimes-confidante, retired federal judge Maryanne Trump Barry. Republicans hold a slim 51-49 Senate majority, and with ailing Senator John McCain battling cancer in his home state of Arizona they now can muster only 50 votes.

by | July 11, 2018 | 17:46

Still, Leahy doesn't talk as though Senate confirmation is a done deal. Trump said in the wake of Kennedy's retirement that he would not be asking potential justices about Roe v. As Barack Obama once said to John McCain: "The election is over". If Manchin votes against Kavanaugh, it will be more ammunition in the GOP arsenal come November.

by | July 10, 2018 | 09:00

He faces an uphill battle to be confirmed by the Senate in the coming weeks as many senators - from both sides of the aisle - have been vocal about their thoughts on the matter. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of ME were widely identified as the two lawmakers most likely to break with their party, given both their support of abortion rights, and the view that Kennedy's replacement had potential to be more conservative than he was in this regard.

by | July 10, 2018 | 06:39

A global team of about 30 correspondents in New York, London, Hong Kong and other major cities provides expert analysis in real time . Conservative judicial advocates say the judicial appointments are correcting the leftward tilt of the bench.

by | July 08, 2018 | 14:32

Noting that Pruitt's resignation "should be welcome news to anybody who values clean air and water", Earthjustice president Trip Van Noppen concluded in a statement on Thursday that it "does not close the chapter on the Trump administration's continuous assault on commonsense environmental safeguards".

by | July 07, 2018 | 15:01

Lu provided no details, but the Chinese Communist Party-run People's Daily said the Chinese General Administration of Customs was carrying out a plan announced last month to impose 25 percent tariffs on a US$34 billion list of U.S. "It is not only because of China's large market size, but it is also because the Chinese market is stable, rational, and committed to the rule of law".

by | July 07, 2018 | 00:29

When was ICE set up? ICE is a massive law enforcement agency, created after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Immigration tops the economy and healthcare as the most important issue determining Americans' vote ahead of the midterm elections in November, a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll shows.

by | July 02, 2018 | 23:36

In a now-suspended Twitter feed called @EricHartleyFrnd, named after the Capital columnist who wrote about him in 2011, Ramos tweeted hundreds of times from 2011 to 2016 about the journalists and lawyers he felt had been responsible for defaming him.

by | July 01, 2018 | 17:14

By all accounts, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's upset of a 10-term Democratic lawmaker on Tuesday night was a stunner. And, unlike her opponent, she had no big money behind her. That has put him in the line of fire from Capitol Hill, as Politico reported in early June: "Rep. David Price (D-N.C.), executive director of the early-1980s Hunt Commission, which created superdelegates, said lawmakers were "infuriated" by Perez's stance, although he's not sure there's anything that can be done".

by | June 30, 2018 | 08:01

The idea is to force the confirmation until after the midterms - if Democrats can retake the Senate, they may be able to force a more liberal judge to be nominated. [Justin] worked closely with Mr. Trump when he was a real estate developer, according to two people with knowledge of his role. It is typical for judicial nominees to avoid stating any outright preferences for specific rulings on possible future cases.

by | June 29, 2018 | 22:57

But many GOP leaders fear that Trump's last-minute support ahead of Wednesday's vote won't be enough to get the votes needed to pass the bill , which was carefully negotiated between conservative lawmakers, moderates, and House leaders, according to Politico .

by | June 29, 2018 | 03:44

On Tuesday night, Sanders, also a democratic socialist , congratulated Ocasio-Cortez. Even though she gets around to the leftist policy positions, she doesn't sound looney, threatening or half-cocked the way Republicans want. Day observance in 2011. She was also involved with the Howard Thurman Center for Common Ground , which strives to bring together students from diverse backgrounds, and studied overseas in Niger, according to the BU student paper, the Daily Free Press .

by | June 28, 2018 | 20:12

I mean, you even have, even though Stacey Abrams won her campaign a year ago resoundingly, I mean last month resoundingly, there was still a battle and a fight to get support from outside of establishment DNC groups to support her. "It's time to fight for a NY that working families can afford", she said in the campaign video . Since Ocasio-Cortez won in one district, a very diverse and progressive NY district, McEnany's remark made little sense.

by | June 28, 2018 | 07:11

It was a long shot, but it was at least a way to build a political movement. "The message that we sent the world tonight is that it's not okay to put donors before your community", she said to supporters at her victory rally in the Bronx.

by | June 23, 2018 | 01:07

At oral arguments last fall, Roberts said that if judges began reviewing politically lopsided maps, siding with either Democrats or Republicans , their actions would be viewed as simply favoring one party over another. The Democrats targeted longtime Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, who had been reelected in 2010 by a 28-percentage-point margin, but lost to a Democrat in the redrawn district in 2012 by 21 points.

by | June 20, 2018 | 21:36

A defiant US President Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on his administration's controversial policy that leads to separating migrant children from their parents, as he prepared to face congressional Republicans alarmed by an intensifying crisis on America's southern border.

by | June 20, 2018 | 15:56

Trump's decision to suspend the exercises, coupled with the vague joint statement issued after his summit with Kim , have reinforced fears in South Korea that the North is attempting to take advantage of a USA president who appears to care less about the traditional alliance than his predecessors.