Trump has said the GOP memo "vindicates" him. In this June 21, 2017, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington . He refused to answer when asked whether his congressional staff members had communicated with the White House. Even as Democrats described it as inaccurate, some Republicans quickly cited the memo - released over the objections of the FBI and Justice Department - in their arguments that Mueller's investigation is politically ...
Syrian air defense systems intercepted an Israeli air attack on a military position near the capital Damascus on Wednesday , Syrian forces said as an Israeli minister held Iran directly responsible for such raids. Also Tuesday, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani criticized Turkey's ongoing offensive against US -backed Syrian Kurdish fighters in the Syrian enclave of Afrin, saying it doesn't serve the interests of any country in the region.
A British Court has rejected Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's bid to cancel his United Kingdom arrest warrant, according to The Independent. His lawyers went on to argue it was no longer proportionate or in the public interest to pursue him for failing to answer bail at a police station as he fought extradition to Sweden.
Referring to the committee, she added: "Let the N.E.C. provide us with a decision". "The South African Communist Party condemns tribalism in the strongest terms possible and the ethnic mobilisation, including that of Amabutho (Zulu regiments) that President Jacob Zuma has apparently engaged in as part of his plan to continue overstaying his welcome in office".
Sitting in the same stadium as VIP guests will be Kim Yo-jong, 28-year-old sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and Kim Yong-nam, North Korea's nominal head of state. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un salutes back to troops during a military parade in Pyongyang on February 8, 2018, in this photo captured from footage released by the North's state broadcaster.
Massive going-out-of businesses sales are expected to start shortly at over 150 Toys "R" Us stores across the country, including a half-dozen in our state. Toys R Us hopes that after restructuring they will become a stronger competitor in the retail industry. "The actions we are taking are necessary to give us the best chance to emerge from our bankruptcy proceedings as a more viable and competitive company".
Bermuda's Senate and House of Assembly passed legislation replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships in December, and the island's United Kingdom -appointed governor, John Rankin, signed it into law Wednesday. Walton Brown - minister of home affairs - said the ruling aims to balance opposition to same-sex marriage with European court rulings, ensuring recognition and protection for same sex-couples on the socially conservative island.
Police tell WSOC Jeff Athey walked into the bank with a semi-automatic weapon and demanded cash. Athey got away with only $1,000 before driving away in a silver Mustang vehicle. Grice said there was never any indication that Athey was capable of "this type of behavior", per IBT. He noted that Athey worked as a private contractor for Blackwater in Iraq and Afghanistan.
He just decided that the white male employee working for him couldn't possibly beat his former wives because he said he didn't. New reports say some aides were aware of the allegations for months. " Rob Porter is a man of true integrity and honour and I can't say enough good things about him", Kelly said. He is a friend, a confidante and a trusted professional.
Sabio is the lawyer offormer hitman Edgar Matobato, who in late 2016 accused Duterte of overseeing a campaign of extrajudicial killings when he was mayor of the southern Philippines city of Davao. He has even threatened to withdraw the Philippines' ICC membership and said lawyers in Europe were "rotten", "stupid", and had a "brain like a pea". He has since overseen a crackdown that has left almost 4,000 drug suspects dead at the hands of the police.
The FBI opened an investigation into a possible assault on a federal officer after Rogelio Martinez and his partner, Stephan Garland, were injured while on patrol in a remote area off Interstate 10 near Van Horn in West Texas the night of November 18.
One current target is Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan , though how serious their offer is remains open to debate. If the Cavs could offer one of their future first-round picks as well as that of a secondary team, Jordan might be on a flight to Cleveland very soon.
Before then, it's not - never was - worth taking the whole of Washington hostage over. "We are closer to an agreement than we have ever been", Senator Chuck Schumer of NY, the Democratic leader, said , referring to the negotiations over raising the spending caps.
The deal would increase government spending by almost $300 billion over two years. Democratic leaders have dropped their strategy of using the funding fight to extract concessions on immigration , specifically on seeking extended protections for the "Dreamer" immigrants who have lived in the country illegally since they were children.
If a rule is broken again, the girl could lose the awards she earned by selling a certain number of boxes of cookies, but Doyle said that is determined on a case-by-case basis. Since the story broke, the unidentified San Diego Scout has been the subject of late-night TV jokes and Twitter praise , applauding her creativity and marketing savvy.
And as the United Kingdom braces itself for more wintry conditions, the Met Office has issued a second yellow weather warning for snow and ice. But the evening will see the weather drop to freezing and below, with the chill expected to last all weekend.
Skoog said he is "particularly concerned about attacks against civilians and civilian objects, such as hospitals". On Tuesday, the United Nations called for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Syria of at least a month as regime airstrikes killed almost 70 civilians in the besieged rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta in one day.
An IOC review panel on Monday blocked a similar request from 13 Russian athletes and two coaches who were cleared for Pyeongchang by the tribunal last week. The did not name the athletes, but Russian officials have said they include two gold-medal winners from the 2014 Sochi Olympics - cross country skier Alexander Legkov and skeleton athlete Alexander Tretiakov.
Two policemen accompanying the prisoners collapsed. Giving details, the minister said a Pakistani militant managed to escape from the police custody after militants attacked a police party in SMHS hospital . Jhatt is at present believed to be in the Pulwama area of South Kashmir, they said. Police sources said Jat who was active in south Kashmir for two years before his arrest would have preferred to go to south Kashmir as has already a network of overground workers there and now could be ...
Former British MI6 agent Christopher Steele spoke with investigators on special counsel Robert Mueller's team for two days, the Telegraph reports . In that effort, a memo released by House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes said the Federal Bureau of Investigation failed to tell a judge that the Steele reports were funded by Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee.
USA officials declined to detail the expected sanctions beyond Mr Pence's comments, citing concerns that any additional information could be used by those trying to skirt the new measures. Trump and other senior officials have repeatedly said that time is running out before North Korea gains the capability to strike the US mainland with a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile.
That's the message two mothers wanted the staff at a day care to hear when they took to Facebook last week alleging that someone at the day care in Pasco had waxed their kids' eyebrows. She said when she picked up her son he refused to let her touch his face, saying "no, no, stop, it hurts". The Boys & Girls Club of Benton and Franklin Counties as well as the licensing agency are now investigating these complaints.
Police inspecting the hot air balloon that crashed at Dixons Creek, Australia, today. The balloon stalled at a height of 500metres before landing heavily, reported. "All patients essentially had similar injuries and they were largely all neck and back injuries", Mr Allan said. "I was driving past. and I saw the basket was on its side", witness Mark told 3AW radio.
The second deals with alleged quid pro quo deal between Netanyahu and a newspaper publisher for favorable coverage in exchange for weakening a rival newspaper. Israeli Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, a Netanyahu appointee, has been accused of dragging his feet on the investigations. Police have established a team of investigators whose job is to try and find error and "holes" in the cases against Netanyahu , Channel 10 and Ynet reported.
Trade friction between the two biggest economies has ratcheted up recently, with China investigating sorghum imports from the United States after the Trump administration slapped tariffs on solar panels and washing machines, which Beijing called a "misuse" of trade measures.
Here are five key numbers on how Republicans are sticking by the man in the Oval Office. Regardless, a slight majority of voters - 51 percent - are happy with Trump's handling of the economy, according to the Quinnipiac poll. But ask GOP voters, and it's the polar opposite. When asked if Trump's presidential campaign worked with Russian to influence the election, only 40 percent believe his campaign did, while 40 percent say it did not.
In other areas, the snow/rain mix will arrive a bit earlier or later, depending on when the warm air from the south comes in to push the snow north. Wednesday's storm is a complex system that will bring a fun bundle of conditions to the state, including snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain.
The verdict was read out in a court in Dhaka after police used tear gas to disperse thousands of her supporters. The prosecution said the charity, named after Zia's slain husband - military dictator-turned-president Ziaur Rahman -existed only on paper.
States with larger enrollment declines have generally attributed the reduction to the Trump administration's decision to cut back on marketing efforts and shorten the 2017 open-enrollment period, which ended more than a month earlier than it did in California.
Speaking in reply to the Motion of Thanks to the President's address in Lok Sabha , Modi got into vintage style campaign mode attacking the Congress for its crony capitalism that encouraged a whole culture of brokers, businessmen and bankers that had made banks sick and was now making tax-paying citizenry make good the losses via bank recapitalisation.
Speaking to U.S. and Japanese troops at the Yokota Air Base outside Tokyo on Thursday, Pence vowed to continue the "maximum pressure campaign" on North Korea in a bid to force Pyongyang to give up its nuclear missile program . A high-ranking delegation of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) will come to South Korea by plane to attend the 23rd Winter Olympics , Seoul's unification ministry said Thursday.
At the same time, other major research nations in the region have either been unable to match such improvements in research impact or, in the case of South Korea and Taiwan, have slipped back on this measure, which forms nearly a third of the overall score.
Sri Lanka last visited the Caribbean in March 2008, where they drew the Test series 1-1. Razzak removed opener Dimuth Karurantne, who was stumped on 3. Mendis brought up his fifty in 81 balls with a six off Taijul but Razzak rocked Sri Lanka with two wickets in two balls wickets. Whereas Sri Lanka have won both their Test matches played at the venue.
The shooting occurred around 7 p.m., as an officer was responding to a disturbance call. The officer was taken to Medical City Plano. Our officer is deceased.... The suspected gunman has been cornered at the Breckinridge Point apartment complex and police were negotiating his surrender, according to the Dallas Morning-News .
Netanyahu posted a video on Facebook acknowledging the news but said he did not believe the AG would press charges. In Case 2000 , police have been investigating conversations Netanyahu had with Arnon Mozes, the owner of one of Israel's leading newspapers, Yedioth Ahronoth , which is regularly critical of the Prime Minister.
But what if North Korea is serious about its long-standing drive to conquer South Korea, which the U.S.is committed to protect? To defend the vital interests of the USA and its allies, the NPR displays a policy of considering the use of a nuclear weapon even in "extreme circumstances" in which a serious non-nuclear attack is launched.
In Geneva, the United States said on Tuesday that North Korea may be only months away from being able to strike the United States with a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile, while North Korea said Washington was considering a pre-emptive strike.
The Knicks once again lead the pack, with the team worth a record $3.6 billion. Frank Ntilikina, right, and Tim Hardaway Jr. of the Knicks against the Brooklyn Nets at Madison Square Garden on January 30, 2018. Lucrative national TV deals and global expansion also have fueled leaguewide value increases. The New York Knicks lead the pack for the third straight year at $3.6 billion while the Los Angeles Lakers ($3.3 billion), Golden State Warriors ($3.1 billion), Chicago Bulls ($2.6 ...
The government has also denied using chemical weapons in its attacks. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Russian Federation on Monday of protecting Syrian President Bashar Assad from responsibility for what she said were multiple chlorine gas attacks on civilians in recent weeks.
He was one of the few remaining unsigned members of the 2018 class that can step in and help fill the void of NFL-bound defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick. The signing isn't official until Alabama receives Smith's signed letter of intent and announces it. Can you remember the last time that the Alabama Crimson Tide weren't in the National Championship Game? A trio of four-star wide receivers, Jaylen Waddle (No.
The NATO Air Force commander said that the strikes destroyed cars which were stolen from the Afghan military and converted into "moving bombs" for carrying out terrorist acts. With the latest airstrikes Washington seems to have started a new wave of the air war in Afghanistan, as the attacked Badakhshan province in the Hindu Kush and Pamir mountain ranges was previously rarely targeted by the US-led military coalition in Afghanistan.
Kim Yo Jong would be the first member of the Kim family to cross the border to the South. North Korea calls these war games "provocations". The announcement of Kim Yo-jong's addition to North Korea's VIP list follows remarks by Vice President Mike Pence , who will attend the Games representing America, that he is not entirely closed to interacting with North Korean counterparts.
He promised that if the government did not shut down this week, that he would allow immigration debate on the floor to begin. Trump put almost 700,000 undocumented young people at risk of losing deportation protection and work permits when he ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA , in September.
That could complicate not only the U.S. -Russia relationship but also American involvement in Syria. The coalition did not disclose whether USA troops had been present or involved in the retaliatory strike or offer any details on which forces attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces' headquarters.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Capitol Hill on Tuesday to testify about two recently released Pentagon strategy documents and chastised House lawmakers over Congress' failure to provide a full budget to the military, warning of dire consequences from more stopgap funding measures.
As the Lebanese senior officials unanimously rejected the Zionist threats pertaining the utilization of the country's seashore oil resources and reiterated readiness to confront any Israeli aggression in view of Hezbollah related vow, the enemy officials started eliminating the aggressive rhetoric, tending into approving any mediation to avoid the confrontation.
Rising wages are good for those who receive them, and for the presidents who seek to stimulate them, but investors see them as a sign of possible inflation and higher interest rates. The result is higher loan costs, which make it more expensive for the government to borrow and more burdensome for Americans who need to take on debt to buy homes or cars or to pay for college.
More than 100 aftershocks have been recorded since it struck, and authorities warned that earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or higher were possible over the next two weeks. An octogenarian resident was inside his apartment at the time of the quake. "Floors one to three are all compressed so it's hard to tell whether there are people", he told AFP, requesting anonymity.
Once again, the Island had the highest public high school graduation rate and the lowest dropout rate of all five boroughs. High school graduation rates for students who received diplomas in June rose statewide - topping 80 percent - but slid in Schenectady, dipping below 60 percent.
Republicans will "do anything to protect this President, no matter how much it means abandoning their core principles", Mr Biden said. Biden took issue with the recent decision by Trump and House Republicans to release a controversial memo alleging Federal Bureau of Investigation abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to monitor former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page.