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by | July 31, 2018 | 16:42

Today, Paul announced that he is no longer anxious. The Manchin meeting could set the stage for other swing-vote Democrats to talk with Kavanaugh or even support him, despite fierce pressure from party leaders and activists. "We already have access to a voluminous judicial record and will have access to the largest document production for a Supreme Court nominee ever", Grassley said on the Senate floor Wednesday.

by | July 31, 2018 | 17:23

North Korea is working on new missiles weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump's summit in Singapore with the North's leader Kim Jong Un , the Washington Post reported . Satellite images and previous reports about a secret uranium enrichment facility suggest that the North Koreans are upgrading their arsenal from a research facility located just outside of Pyongyang.

by | July 31, 2018 | 16:08

On Tuesday morning, he was set to travel about 100 yards, from the Alexandria Detention Center to the Albert V Bryan courthouse in Virginia , for the first day of his trial on multiple felony charges including tax fraud, bank fraud and conspiracy.

by | July 31, 2018 | 16:13

And some believe that the settlement with Wilson represented an abrupt about-face orchestrated by gun industry proponents in the Trump administration. Wolf, and the Pennsylvania State Police. They also argue that the settlement violates the Tenth Amendment by infringing on states' rights to regulate firearms.

by | July 31, 2018 | 17:07

A Zimbabwean pastor who was prosecuted for leading large anti-government protests when Robert Mugabe was leader has conceded defeat in his bid to be elected as a ward councilor in the capital, Harare . "The announcement of election results by unofficial sources has the potential to mislead the public and raise unnecessary political emotions", she said.

by | July 31, 2018 | 15:03

It was also reported by various outlets that PTI leader Jahangir Tareen had established contacts with independents and the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) which has won six seats. Khan. "The estranged candidates have again opted for the PTI ", he said. There are 13 independents who have won the NA seats. But 116 has now swelled to 138, thanks to support from the Pakistan Muslim League-Q, the Awami Muslim League, the Balochistan Awami Party and ten independents.

by | July 31, 2018 | 14:51

It also found that 66% of Remain voters support a second referendum and 21% oppose, while 66% of Leave voters oppose and 19% support. Talking to Julia Hartley-Brewer on talkRADIO, Femi Oluwole from Out Future, Our Choice, which advocates for a people's vote on the final deal, said: "Nobody thinks this is going well as is shown, we have now have a majority of the population in favour of a vote on the deal.

by | July 30, 2018 | 08:27

But Mr Assange, a 46-year-old Australian, has feared extradition to the U.S., and the death penalty, for publishing top-secret USA documents in 2010. Moreno was vice president of Rafael Correa's administration when the asylum was granted and we are now surprised by his position, Poveda said.

by | July 30, 2018 | 09:07

Both lanes of USA 97 and McNeil Canyon are open with no travel restrictions but drivers are urged to use caution and remain alert for fire apparatus in the area. County officials say mandatory evacuations were in effect for the Chelan Hills area with lesser evacuations in place for McNeil Canyon, Beebe Park and Lone Pine areas.

by | July 30, 2018 | 07:59

The Iranian rial has been declining steadily for years but the drop has accelerated in recent months after the USA decision to pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran in May and announcement of increased sanctions beginning next month.

by | July 30, 2018 | 06:32

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committee has been investigating the phenomenon of fake news spread through social media following the Cambridge Analytica scandal , in which the private company harvested data from millions of Facebook users in an attempt to sway the USA election in favour of Donald Trump .

by | July 30, 2018 | 06:38

The incident occurred in the 3400 block of South Claiborne around 8:30 p.m. Police said the four remaining victims were transported in private vehicles. "This has to be personal", Harrison said. "This has to be personal". It's understood at least 10 people were shot, with three victims dying from their injuries at the scene.

by | July 30, 2018 | 07:55

In his statements on Twitter and elsewhere, Trump has not been shy about his disdain for Comey, whom he fired and has clashed with publicly for more than a year, and disappointment with Sessions, whose recusal from campaign-related matters paved the way for Mueller's eventual appointment by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

by | July 30, 2018 | 07:37

Newly released documents appear to confirm fears that one of President Donald Trump's golf resorts in Scotland has destroyed portions of protected coastal land. "Our expert analysis is done until we get the raw copy, which we are seeking", Giuliani told Fox News. "And somehow, he and his lawyer have this insane idea of just throw it all out there", said Giuliani, a former federal prosecutor.

by | July 30, 2018 | 06:26

After some extended parley with Blakely, the judge concluded that "we're two ships passing in the night". Otero had suspended the case for three months after Cohen's home and office were raided in April as part of an investigation by Manhattan federal prosecutors into his business dealings to avoid any overlap with that probe.

by | July 30, 2018 | 06:37

A research team for the Center for Whale Research sailed to the pair, off the Victoria shoreline in British Columbia, Canada, but could not help the calf. There is evidence that the shortage of food has impacted the clan's reproductive success, Balcomb said. According to reports , the southern resident orcas have been having a rough go of it in recent years and researchers are concerned given the threats to the Endangered Species Act at the moment from the White House .

by | July 30, 2018 | 05:24

Among them is Rick Gates, a former Manafort deputy who pleaded guilty in Mueller's investigation earlier this year and agreed to cooperate with investigators. Devine's firm said in a statement he was serving as a fact witness and had been assured he did not have legal exposure. He is assisting federal prosecutors in the case against Manafort.

by | July 30, 2018 | 06:45

The son of black sharecroppers, he became one of the original Freedom Riders fighting for racial integration. He and 12 others, six of whom were black, traveled from Washington, D.C., to Louisiana to protest segregated interstate bus travel.

by | July 30, 2018 | 05:15

The President has repeatedly used the threat of shutdown to press his priorities in congressional spending bills. Trump wrote on Twitter that border security "includes the Wall!" "There are a lot of things we shouldn't have had in this bill but we were, in a sense, forced if we want to build our military, we were forced to have", Trump said in March.

by | July 30, 2018 | 04:54

An official from Indonesia's Disaster Mitigation Agency says East Lombok district was the hardest hit with 10 deaths, including that of a Malaysian tourist. "Our guests were in shock because of the incident", said Karyadi, who like many Indonesians goes by one name. An quake measuring 6.4 magnitude on the Richter Scale struck off eastern Indonesia on Sunday, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS).

by | July 30, 2018 | 05:40

As supporters chanted, "We want to live in freedom", a tearful Ahed hugged relatives before visiting the tomb of Yasser Arafat and the home of a relative killed by Israeli forces while she was in prison. They were released some three weeks early, a common practice by Israeli authorities due to overcrowded prisons, Tamimi's lawyer Gaby Lasky said. But for Israelis, Tamimi is being used by her activist family as a pawn in staged provocations.

by | July 30, 2018 | 04:30

Earlier, a State Department official told Dawn that Washington was exploring "all avenues" to advance the Afghan peace process, and was doing so "in close consultation" with the Afghan government. US officials are reported as saying Monday's engagement with the Taliban was aimed at building on momentum generated by last month's unprecedented temporary cease-fires the Afghan government and the Islamist insurgency observed during three-day Eid festivities last month.

by | July 30, 2018 | 04:28

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said Sunday that he didn't think President Donald Trump's threatened shutdown of the government over his immigration and border wall priorities "would be helpful" for Republicans facing elections in November.

by | July 30, 2018 | 04:19

The Israeli navy said on Sunday that it had stopped a ship of activists trying to break its blockade of the Gaza Strip . "Then, at 7.15pm (Malaysian time), all communications with the vessel were lost", he said in a statement. The boats are carrying 13,000 euros worth of medical supplies collectively raised by the coalition, its partner the ICBSG, and the other national solidarity groups involved.

by | July 30, 2018 | 03:42

At the Toul Kork Primary School in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh volunteers swept classrooms and laid out wooden desks on Saturday, transforming rooms into polling booths ahead a general election Prime Minister Hun Sen is expected to easily win.

by | July 30, 2018 | 03:21

Vu/The Record Searchlight via AP) A blackened landscape is shown from wildfire damage near Keswick, California, U.S., July 27, 2018. There are now 12,000 firefighters battling the flames across the state. Four evacuation centers have been opened in the area. An investigator Saturday wouldn't say if any remains had been found, but police closed off the road to the house.

by | July 30, 2018 | 03:05

The United States has been doing all it can to curb the growing influence of Iran in the region is support of its major allies; Saudi Arabia . A statement from Khalid Al Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister, revealed the decision to halt tanker movements after two vessels operated by the Saudi shipping group Bahri, each with a two-million-barrel capacity, were attacked.

by | July 30, 2018 | 02:30

Media were allowed through the gates of the luxury sprawling mansion where chairs were set up on a formal lawn in front of a blue-tiled pagoda to listen. "There is [MDC Alliance leader‚ Nelson] Chamisa‚" he concluded. Who will win Zimbabwe election? "Matebeleland can not afford to throw away the presidential vote by allowing its vote to be divided by [President Emmerson] Mnangagwa through his sponsored candidates".

by | July 30, 2018 | 02:41

Wallace said, Mediaite reported . That meeting is now one of the central threads of the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's election interference, whether the Trump campaign colluded with Moscow, and whether Trump sought to obstruct justice in the investigation.

by | July 30, 2018 | 03:14

Trump often describes the Times , a publication he regularly reads and has given interviews to, as the "failing New York Times ". The New York Times publisher said he was not asking Mr Trump not to criticise his newspaper if he was unhappy with its coverage but asking him to "reconsider his broader attacks on journalism".

by | July 29, 2018 | 05:31

When the report is officially released Sunday, Facebook is expected to say that the parliamentary committee raises important issues, that the company agrees political advertising should be fair and transparent, and that Facebook will work closely with the British government to develop transparency tools.

by | July 29, 2018 | 06:08

The people onboard the bus were, reportedly, employees of an agricultural university in Maharashtra . Early this month, 48 people were killed and 11 injured when an overcrowded bus spun off a slippery road and fell into a deep ravine in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.

by | July 29, 2018 | 03:19

Moscow was lukewarm and did not immediately accept. "We are ready for such meetings, we are ready to invite President Trump to Moscow", Putin said at the BRICs summit in South Africa's Johannesburg. "We of course want better relationships with Moscow, but the ball is in the Kremlin's court in that regard", she said. This was the same day Donald Trump publicly called for them to do just that: "Russia if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing".

by | July 29, 2018 | 02:18

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has resigned from the College of Cardinals over sexual abuse allegations. The abusive relationship lasted almost 20 years, according to James, who had asked that his last name not be used to protect a sibling. But being a "prince of the church", as cardinals are sometimes called, is a top honour of the church, and those elevated to that rank are called upon to advise the pope.

by | July 29, 2018 | 02:51

Chamisa, a rousing pastor and lawyer with little government experience, promised a convincing defeat of President Emmerson Mnangagwa . A boy carries a ZANU PF campaign poster after attending the final rally at the National Sports Stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe , July 28, 2018.