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by | August 17, 2018 | 04:34

US President Donald Trump has tweeted that the " fake news media " is the "opposition party", while calling it "very bad" for the US. This year, Reporters Without Borders dropped the United States two spots to number 45 in its annual ranking of 180 countries on press freedom.

by | August 17, 2018 | 03:22

One of the loans received a rating of four - the lowest possible grade an application could get and still be approved, Brennan said, adding that he would not have approved the loan. The defense has not admitted a quid pro quo agreement between Calk and Manafort, though they have thrown TFSB under the bus, saying that it was the bank's responsibility to properly vet whether or not Manafort's finances should have qualified him for the loans to begin with.

by | August 17, 2018 | 02:57

Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time. Phnom Penh . Cambodian leader Hun Sen has swept all seats in parliament after holding an election with no opposition, as the country settles into one-party rule and a government that could face questions of legitimacy on the world stage, reported AFP .

by | August 17, 2018 | 02:39

Articles appear on euronews.com for a limited time. Several countries , including the USA and various members of the European Union, questioned the legitimacy of the Cambodian elections. It said that since the United States has characterised the election as "flawed and neither free nor fair" the restrictions first applied in December 2017 were further expanded.

by | August 17, 2018 | 02:54

Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Thursday he would not be silenced by Donald Trump , a day after the US president revoked the Obama-era official's security clearance and said the move was directly tied to the ongoing Russian Federation investigation.

by | August 17, 2018 | 01:56

Watts originally explained that they were just ... gone. Her page has photo collages and video slide shows praising Chris Watts for taking care of her and their girls, how their love was growing stronger and how he was why she was fearless enough to agree to a third child.

by | August 16, 2018 | 11:41

Recall, August 13, 2018, the President of the United States of America Donald trump signed the defense budget in fiscal year 2019. The NDAA, outlines U.S. The report is expected to include an assessment of Turkey's participation in the F-35 program as well as the risks that would be posed by the country's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system.

by | August 16, 2018 | 13:05

If they are acquitted, they may not be freed right away as prosecutors could appeal as well as push forward with separate charges for overstaying their visas. However, he suggested the prosecution's case had been weakened by its sole reliance on security footage and its failure to call any witnesses to the stand.

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:33

Later, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal , Trump drew a direct connection between the Russian Federation investigation and his decision, citing Brennan as among those he held responsible for the investigation. Brennan has frequently appeared on cable television news shows and sent out lashing tweets to attack Trump's foreign policy positions. Brennan is a national security commentator for NBC and MSNBC .

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:16

Since those talks ended, the USA and China have been locked in a trade standoff as they slapped tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods. This month's meeting would be the first between senior USA and Chinese officials since June 3 talks in Beijing between Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Vice Premier Liu He ended with no settlement.

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:12

In fact, it was one of the few major Pound (GBP) exchange rates to actually register gains last week. The British currency fell heavily last week, hammered by a stronger dollar and concerns about the state of negotiations with the European Union over a future trade deal.

by | August 16, 2018 | 10:58

That was after a long search, the court filing states; the director of the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services "contacted at least forty potential suppliers and six other states". The use of fentanyl in executions has drawn some criticism, including from the American Civil Liberties Union, given the drug's role in the opioid epidemic.

by | August 16, 2018 | 10:39

The Parliament approved the new restriction Wednesday, fulfilling a promise that helped Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's Labour party win power past year after campaigning against inequality and homelessness. Resident visa holders who spend at least 183 days a year in New Zealand will be able to purchase homes without obtaining consent. New Zealand now has a centre-left coalition government led by Labour's Jacinda Ardern , the country's youngest female leader.

by | August 16, 2018 | 10:44

In doing so, he took a direct dig at the previous UPA regime for its patchy performance on the economic performance front. Today in 2018, it is ease of doing business. Answering critics who question his emphasis on cleanliness and the efficacy of the campaign, Modi cited a World Health Organization report, which said that the Swachh Bharat Mission had saved the lives of three lakh poor children.

by | August 16, 2018 | 10:10

Positioning Mr Al Abadi in an awkward stand between his government's biggest allies, Washington and Tehran. "Turkey is our neighbor and we will not allow any attack from Iraqi soil on Turkey", he added. Abadi's statement triggered criticism from Iraqi political parties that see Iran as an alley. The second round of sanctions will take effect in November, which will include a ban on Iranian oil exports and business with Iran's central bank.

by | August 16, 2018 | 09:40

A 61-year-old man had slipped and fallen into a Value-Added Tax of oil at the facility. Deputies report two men, including a 61-year-old man, were working at the facility, emptying oil and grease byproduct into a Value-Added Tax when the 61-year-old slipped, the Sentinel reports.

by | August 16, 2018 | 08:14

Moon went on to say that the railroad community will lead to greater cooperation among the concerned nations, comparing it to the European Coal and Steel Community that laid the foundation for the European Union. "Economic cooperation can really take off when peace is established on the Korean Peninsula, along with its complete denuclearization". The September meeting will mark the third time the two sides have meet since President Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un back in June of this year.

by | August 16, 2018 | 07:43

California , Oregon and British Columbia have been sending their wildfire smoke into Washington recently. People with conditions such as asthma, heart and lung diseases, children younger than 18, adults older than 65, pregnant women and smokers are advised to limit spending any time outside.

by | August 16, 2018 | 07:09

City officials have installed four of these open-air urinals of "uritrottoirs". But locals will be damned if they see the urinals remain, and are reportedly demanding their removal from the town hall, vowing to petition against them. Installed on the Île Saint-Louis sitting on the Seine river, the uritrottoir (the combined French words for urinal and pavement) boxes have reportedly been deployed as an odorless "eco solution to public peeing", designer Laurent Lebot told Reuters.

by | August 16, 2018 | 08:08

Brennan was highly critical of Trump's widely-panned comments during the press conference in which he seemed to cast doubt on the us intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election. Hayden said the sanction won't silence his criticism of Trump. Brennan did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Clapper, the former director of national intelligence , told CNN his clearance "has nothing to do with how I or any of us feel about the ...

by | August 16, 2018 | 06:22

As the flood situation worsened, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan spoke to prime minister Narendra Modi late Wednesday evening and was assured of all necessary help. Many other marooned have been saved by rescuers. Similar reports came from Munnar, the famed hill station in Idukki district where the movement of vehicles on the main road from downtown Adimali has been limited to buses.

by | August 16, 2018 | 03:35

Sanders also said that Trump is reviewing the security clearances of several other former officials, all of whom have been critical of Trump , including former FBI Director James Comey, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper , and former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe.

by | August 16, 2018 | 04:21

US bishops adopted widespread reforms in 2002 when clergy abuse became a national crisis for the church, including stricter requirements for reporting accusations to law enforcement and a streamlined process for removing clerics who abuse children.

by | August 16, 2018 | 03:34

As her feud with Trump intensified, Manigault Newman's relationship with the black community became the topic of many conversations among African-Americans, especially on social media. "So yes, I shared it". Conservative commentator Armstrong Williams said he's known Manigault Newman since she was 19 and will always consider her a friend.

by | August 16, 2018 | 03:59

The One Nation defector, now a member of Bob Katter's Australian Party , refused to apologise on Wednesday for suggesting Australia should ban Muslim arrivals, hold a popular plebiscite on the migration intake and return to White Australia Policy settings to favour "European Christian" values.

by | August 16, 2018 | 03:05

Russian Federation will increase using ruble and other currencies like euro, rather than the US dollar for trade, the country's finance minister said on Sunday. The statement came after Washington announced its plans to impose sanctions on Moscow over alleged poisoning of a Russian agent and his daughter on United Kingdom soil.

by | August 16, 2018 | 02:43

President Donald Trump who is also representing Brunson's family. Bolton and Kilic "discussed Turkey's continued detention of Pastor Andrew Brunson and the state of the U.S. Erdoğan had previously suggested releasing Brunson in exchange for the extradition of a Muslim cleric residing in the United States. The U.S. Senate in June prohibited Turkey from buying F-35 fighter jets in part because of Brunson's detention.

by | August 16, 2018 | 01:30

Omarosa, who worked with Trump as a contestant in the 2003 season of The Apprentice isn't without her own homophobic past: When she appeared on Celebrity Apprentice , she hinted competitor Piers Morgan was a closeted gay man. Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Wednesday questioned the validity and enforceability of any nondisclosure agreements for White House employees.

by | August 15, 2018 | 09:01

The 12 jurors in the case will hear closing arguments Wednesday afternoon, according to the Washington Post . The defence's decision to rest without presenting its own case in his fraud trial is relatively common, experts said, given that the burden of proof is on the prosecution.

by | August 15, 2018 | 09:08

Firefighters inspect a crushed auto at the Morandi Bridge site in the port city of Genoa, Italy August 14, 2018. Aerial footage shows cars strewn around the ground below the felled bridge like toys, many completely flattened by giant chunks of concrete that littered the landscape.

by | August 15, 2018 | 08:51

The Italian Transport Minister says the bridge collapse is likely to be "an vast tragedy". Italian news agency ANSA reported that several crushed vehicles are under the rubble with dead people inside, citing unnamed sources, who did not provide a specific number of casualties.

by | August 15, 2018 | 08:02

The agency identified the dead man as Chang Ming Chuang , 66, and the survivor as Wu Peng Te , 62, and said they were from China but Taiwan's foreign ministry said the two were from the self-ruled island. Hippos, which are aggressive, have sharp teeth and weigh up to 2,750kg (three tons), kill an estimated 500 people every year in Africa. Chang was bitten in the chest while taking pictures on the edge of the lake.

by | August 15, 2018 | 08:55

For the first time in this survey's history, Austria's capital Vienna tops the table with an nearly ideal overall score of 99.1%. This year marks the first year a European city took first place, with the award going to Vienna in Austria.

by | August 15, 2018 | 06:27

Backus ruled that she would allow the defendants to be released pending further hearings on conditions, including that they each post an unsecured $20,000 bond, wear Global Positioning System devices to track their movements and not leave Taos County without permission.

by | August 15, 2018 | 04:56

The five adults arrested at the property in Amalia include the imam's two children and a second adult daughter. Wahhaj grown children are among the five adults arrested on child abuse charges following a raid at the site. This aerial image shows a remote outpost near Amalia, N.M. Three siblings and two other adults have been charged with child abuse stemming from the alleged neglect of 11 children found living on the squalid compound.