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by | April 29, 2019 | 04:04

It is unusual for committee counsels to question a witness, but committees can generally make their own rules and other panels have made similar exceptions. But Barr reportedly opposes that format, saying he should only face questioning from members of Congress in a public hearing. Nadler has also suggested the Committee go into closed session to discuss the redacted report , something Barr also objects to.

by | April 29, 2019 | 03:20

Running the second-fastest time ever recorded in the marathon, Kipchoge was a comfortable victor of this afternoon's race coming in at a time of 02:02:37. But Kosgei's strong surge in the last 10km - where she didn't even stop to take a drink - ended Cheruiyot's ambitions and she sped away to a dominant win.

by | April 29, 2019 | 03:44

Sri Lankan police on Saturday found bodies of 15 people, including six children, at a house following a shootout between security forces and suspected militants that began the previous day, Sunday Times reported . In the video the men stand under a black Islamic State flag and declare their loyalty to its leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi. Sri Lanka has been on high alert since the attacks on Easter Sunday, with almost 10,000 soldiers deployed across the island to carry out searches and ...

by | April 29, 2019 | 03:07

Since the release of Mueller's report concluding there was no Trump campaign collusion with Russia, the Obama administration has been criticized for not doing more to stop the Russian attempts to interfere in the election. In this image provided by the Department of Transportation, deputy transportation secretary Jeffrey Rosen is shown in his official portrait in Washington.

by | April 29, 2019 | 02:08

Refusing to say when the Tories would launch their campaign for the euro elections, he added: "Our first priority is to not have to fight the European elections". "Sadly, the Labour Party have dramatically shifted towards Brexit in name only and the customs union and single market which betrays their 2017 election promises".

by | April 29, 2019 | 02:55

And contrary to those lies, most Americans do not believe the Mueller report exonerates Trump. House Democrats have "declared an all-out political war against President Donald J. In an opinion piece in The Washington Post on Wednesday , Clinton said Congress should hold hearings to "build on the Mueller report and fill in its gaps".

by | April 29, 2019 | 02:52

A lot of drivers in MI must have thought it was their lucky day when cold, hard cash spilled onto the road before them. The driver had forgotten that the box with the cash was on the bumper of his truck, police said. The arriving officers closed the roadway temporarily until all the remaining cash in the area was collected. By Saturday, more money came in as a pair of teenagers turned in $630 and a woman forked over almost $3,900.

by | April 29, 2019 | 02:22

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine said investigators are looking for Michael Cummins, 25, in connection with the slayings in Sumner County. All three were killed in the home on Charles Brown Road. More than a dozen officers from the county's joint SWAT team went to that location, and at least one officer shot and hit Cummins.

by | April 29, 2019 | 00:56

Jeremy Corbyn has turned down an invitation to attend a State banquet for Donald Trump when he visits Britain in June, Labour has confirmed. FILE - In this Friday, July 13, 2018 file photo, U.S. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said at the time that Trump was "not welcome" to visit the United Kingdom saying the president "used Twitter to promote a vile, extremist group that exists exclusively to sow division and hatred in our country".

by | April 28, 2019 | 06:34

On Wednesday, Facebook said it had set aside $3 billion in anticipation of a possible fine from consumer protection regulators in the U.S., who are investigating the company for potentially breaching rules on how it was supposed to handle user information.

by | April 28, 2019 | 04:55

On Facebook, a man said he saw the crane collapse. A fourth person was injured but treated at the scene. The accident occurred on Mercer Street near Fairview Avenue North at about 3:30 p.m. 'I looked up. The wind was blowing really strong, ' she said. Seattle had 60 construction cranes as of January, more than in any American city. Tweets from the scene showed the crane collapsed on the street, with vehicles stopped in the vicinity.

by | April 28, 2019 | 04:32

In what some have compared to the Cold War arms race, the United States is anxious 5G dominance would give a competitor such as China an advantage Washington is not ready to accept. Exclude Huawei from core networks . Companies such as Samsung, Cisco and China's ZTE are also targeting parts of the 5G equipment sector. And the Financial Times leads with a report on a German payment company.

by | April 28, 2019 | 04:39

Trump insisted in a tweet Friday that "no money was paid to North Korea for Otto Warmbier, not two Million Dollars, not anything else". The bill was sent to the Treasury Department and remained unpaid through 2017, the Post reported. North Korea, which has dismissed claims that it tortured the student, blamed food poisoning and a sleeping pill. "This is not the Obama Administration that paid 1.8 Billion Dollars for four hostages, or gave five terroist hostages plus, who soon went back to ...

by | April 28, 2019 | 04:23

The two children remained hospitalized and the extent of their injuries was not released. The suspect as well as three children who were present were injured. The bureau initially said two children were shot but later learned a third child was also struck. 21-year-old William Smith was arrested after the shooting in connection with the armed robbery of the Hugo Pizza Hut April 11.

by | April 28, 2019 | 03:19

Sri Lankan security forces exchanged fire with suspected Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS )-affiliated militants and killed at least four of them in the east of the country, police and the military said earlier on Saturday. Officials said the driver provided information leading to a raid on Friday on a hideout south of Kattankudy, where they believe Hashim and other bombers recorded a video pledging allegiance to Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi before carrying out the attacks.

by | April 28, 2019 | 02:21

This 2011 map provided online by the state of MI shows Detroit-area congressional districts. The Legislature and governor have to come up with new political lines for the U.S. A federal panel of judges says the district lines were originally drawn in favor of Republicans. "As the state's chief election officer, I'm committed to working with the Legislature, citizens and the court to ensure the new districts comply with our U.S.

by | April 28, 2019 | 03:42

Federal agents raided Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh's home, part of City Hall, and another location Thursday. The FBI and IRS raided two homes owned by embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Thursday, searching the residents and City Hall as a result of an ongoing investigation into the politician's "book sale windfall".

by | April 28, 2019 | 02:15

Black-and-white with yellow ears and breasts, emperor penguins are the largest penguin species, weighing up to 40 kilograms and living about 20 years. The team noted however that a nearby penguin colony at Dawson Lambton had "markedly increased in size", indicating that numerous Halley Bay birds had migrated to safer breeding conditions.

by | April 28, 2019 | 01:39

The reforms were announced in the wake of the Yellow Vests protests that have been raging in the country for five months. A first salvo of measures offered last December and worth 10 billion euros (USD 11.13 billion) failed to calm anger among low-income workers.

by | April 28, 2019 | 02:19

The limbo which the United Kingdom currently finds itself in is nearly perfectly symbolised by both pro-Leave and Remain parties now stepping up their preparations in earnest for scheduled European Parliamentary elections now less than a month away - a vote which in theory may yet not go ahead if Mrs May's withdrawal agreement is approved by MPs at the fourth time of asking in the next few weeks.

by | April 28, 2019 | 00:51

Shortly after the shooting, deputies reported that one man had been detained for questioning in connection to the shooting. San Diego County Sheriff's Department tweeted: "There are injuries". Passover , one of the holiest Jewish celebrations of the year, ends Saturday. Four people are reported to have been shot, including, Chabad Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein and two children.

by | April 27, 2019 | 05:00

A 35-year-old Greek Cypriot , a career officer in the army, was in custody as the primary murder suspect, police said. On Thursday police discovered the body of another woman at an army firing range about 14 km (8.6 miles) from the mine shaft but there was no immediate information as to her identity.

by | April 27, 2019 | 04:45

Americans' stress levels were significantly higher than the global average of 35 percent, leaving the US tied for fourth (alongside Albania, Iran and Sri Lanka) in Gallup's ranking of the world's most stressed populations. On average, US respondents were about half as likely to report strong feelings of anger as individuals from the countries topping Gallup's list of the most angry global populations.

by | April 27, 2019 | 04:13

We will never ratify the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty. It has always been opposed by the NRA. The United States signed on to ATT in 2013 under the Obama administration, but the treaty has not yet been ratified by Congress. And I didn't need a gun for that one, did I?' "A disgrace. Spying. Surveillance trying for an overthrow". "And we caught 'em". The president reached into his pocket, removed a pen, signed the order with his typical flourish and displayed the page to the cheering crowd of ...

by | April 27, 2019 | 03:37

More than 100 military and civilian personnel gathered at the Brunei-Australia Memorial at Muara Beach on Thursday for a solemn dawn service to commemorate ANZAC Day. "Let us recommit to always remembering our shared humanity that there is more that unites us than divides us Our sense of independence is as strong as our sense of responsibility to each other and not just as nation states but as human beings".

by | April 27, 2019 | 04:01

Putting forward five points to further expand the Belt and Road Initiative, the prime minister said joint efforts were needed to mitigate the adverse impact of climate change, establish Belt and Road Initiative tourism corridors to promote people-to-people and intercultural understanding, anti-corruption efforts, poverty alleviation fund and concerted efforts to further liberalise trade and investment.

by | April 27, 2019 | 03:21

It was like he was dragging the tail end of that plane. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Orlando Moreno says all six people aboard the plane were killed and that federal investigators are headed to the crash site. Among the passengers was a lacrosse coach from a Houston-area high school; her husband (who was in real estate), an architect, the husband of the Houston Ballet artistic director and a landscaping business owner.

by | April 27, 2019 | 02:30

Another employee told officials that they heard a noise and found the woman's body in the grinder. Lycoming County coroner Charles Kiessling Jr told ABC: "This is just a tragedy". The Economy Locker Storage Company declined to comment to the BBC on the incident . Kiessling added there weren't any witnesses around to offer details on how she fell into the machine - and confirmed her cause of death as "massive trauma".

by | April 27, 2019 | 02:25

The Met Office has issued warnings for some strong winds across Wales, the West Country, central and southern England as this low gradually moves across these parts. The weather warning is valid between 11:00pm on Friday and 9:00am on Saturday . The Cliffs of Moher are close from 3 o'clock this afternoon, while the Friary in Ennis will shut it's doors at the same time until 10 o'clock tomorrow morning.

by | April 27, 2019 | 02:18

Scarborough's comment was made in response to tweets by Graham, the president of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse , an evangelical Christian humanitarian aid organization, where he condemned Buttigieg's claim of being a "gay Christian", saying that that Bible "defines homosexuality as sin".

by | April 27, 2019 | 01:38

Forensic investigators said injuries that killed Byrd - cuts and scrapes around his ankles and other abrasions on his body - indicated that his ankles had been wrapped together with a chain and that he had been dragged by a vehicle. His lawyers filed an appeal to the US Supreme Court after a Texas appeals court denied a request to halt the execution on Monday. Instead, he relied on the Supreme Court's 2018 decision in McCoy v.

by | April 27, 2019 | 03:00

The animal has now been handed over to a local zoo where it will spend the next three months learning how to "bird" - which includes being taught how to fly - before being released . Environmental police were later sent to capture the parrot, which is... The parrot's owner, known as "India", had been busted twice for drug trafficking in the past.

by | April 27, 2019 | 01:33

Flames ignited by the crash on Interstate 70 engulfed three trucks and 12 cars, Ty Countryman, a spokesman for the police department in Lakewood, Colorado, told reporters. "Once we could get in and really start doing a vehicle count, that's why that number really went up". The interstate was also damaged by the heat. The aftermath left a blazing apocalyptic stretch of highway in Lakewood, Colo., with towering orange flames belching columns of black smoke.

by | April 27, 2019 | 02:07

District Judge Tanya Chutkan , during a hearing in December . "This was no simple misunderstanding by an overeager foreign student", she said . The leader of a small Russian gun rights group, Butina used her ties to the NRA firearms lobby to build a network of powerful Republican contacts.

by | April 27, 2019 | 01:00

Britain's left-wing Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has snubbed an invitation to a state dinner featuring President Trump when Trump visits London in June - foreshadowing the controversy that Trump's visit will likely spark. In June, Trump also is scheduled to attend a ceremony in the southern England naval city of Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of the Allies D-Day landings in France during World War II.