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by | August 20, 2018 | 03:12

Why do you suppose seven news organizations-all liberal, presumably-wanted to know who the jurors are and where they live? David Atkins said that Trump could be impeached for words directed at the Manafort jury. Prosecutor Andres alleges that overall, Manafort "failed to pay taxes on more than $15 million" in income. It's just too early to read much into whether the Manafort trial jury has reached any sort of impasse on one or more charges, every expert Roll Call spoke to Friday said.

by | August 20, 2018 | 02:51

The trains were packed with flood affected people moving to the houses of their friends and relatives. Contribution in the form of cash can be sent to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund. Rescue teams said they were prioritizing the elderly, infants and the sick for airlift to safer places, while airdropping food and water to those left behind.

by | August 20, 2018 | 02:33

Santiago, 28, fired 15 shots at passengers picking up their luggage in the baggage claim area, aiming at their heads and bodies in a January 6, 2017 attack. Santiago served in the National Guard in Iraq. It got little sympathy from the judge who said that shortly after the shooting when asked by detectives if he had any remorse Santiago replied, "not really".

by | August 20, 2018 | 02:28

The encounter was captured on the gas station's security camera. "I feel awful", Venegas told the AP from the hospital after giving birth, adding that Arrona-Lara is a hard worker and the family's only provider. The agents then handcuffed Arrona-Lara and took him away, leaving a sobbing Venegas alone at the gas station, surveillance footage showed . In an interview with CNN on Saturday, Venegas said people who "looked like security" knocked on her window.

by | August 20, 2018 | 02:09

Taylor spat on the police when they tried to arrest him, the Daily Mail reported . Video of the incident surfaced on the internet on Friday, but it is unclear when it was filmed. "Fuck Uganda . I've come to love Uganda , I've come to help Uganda , but Uganda hates Jesus through this son of a bitch", he said pointing at a worker.

by | August 20, 2018 | 01:54

Also on Saturday, the Iran Navy announced that it had mounted on one of its warships a new defensive weapons system that would protect Iran's naval destroyers against anti-ship cruise missiles. Speaking at a televised program on Saturday night, General Hatami said the new military aircraft is used for combat and close air support for the armed forces.

by | August 20, 2018 | 01:28

Kevin Lamarque / Reuters President Donald Trump as he presided over a cabinet meeting at the White House on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his White House counsel isn't a "RAT" like the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon, and he blasted the ongoing Russian Federation investigation as "McCarthyism".

by | August 20, 2018 | 01:51

It was the moment when the phrase was coined that might be said to sum up the spirit of the Trump era: " Truth isn't truth ". "When you tell me that (Trump) should testify because he's going to tell the truth and he shouldn't worry, that's so silly - because it's somebody's version of the truth".

by | August 19, 2018 | 08:55

A magnitude 3.2 natural disaster struck near the Big Bear area on Saturday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake hit at a depth of 570km (354 miles), too deep to cause a tsunami. The area is located on the earthquake-prone Ring of Fire. The epicenter was 167 miles (270 km) east of Levuka in Fiji and 275 miles (443 km) west of Neiafu in Tonga.

by | August 19, 2018 | 07:59

People trapped without food, water and electricity anxious about being left without help as their phone batteries were dying. More than 1.5 lakh people are in over 1,000 relief camps while almost 75,000 houses have been submerged in water.

by | August 19, 2018 | 07:32

He envisions replacing troops with private military contractors who would work for a U.S. envoy for the war who would report to the president, the network reported. Prince, the brother of education Secretary Betsy Devos, says after 17 years it's time to try something new in Afghanistan. "No such proposal from Erik Prince is under consideration", the spokesman told the network.

by | August 19, 2018 | 06:33

A Saudi official said Qatar had blocked several registration links set up for its pilgrims. According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the company did visual presentation on its readiness on the seventh day of Hajj this year, reviewing its operational capacity.

by | August 19, 2018 | 06:06

While Trump denies having ever said a racial slur while taping his old show, his former protege and White House aide Omarosa Manigault-Newman has been fueling the flames of the tape's rumored existence. Before joining the administration, Manigault Newman handled African-American outreach for Trump's presidential campaign. Lara Trump is a senior adviser on Trump's re-election campaign.

by | August 19, 2018 | 04:42

Standing beside Putin outside Meseberg palace, Merkel said she would also raise human rights issues and bilateral relations. "I believe that Ukraine should maintain its role in the transit of gas to Europe also in the presence of the Nord Stream 2 ", she said.

by | August 19, 2018 | 05:22

Watts initially said they disappeared, but authorities arrested him Wednesday after they said he confessed to killing his pregnant wife and two daughters. Monday after they returned from a work trip, and watched her go into the house. Shanann Watts is pictured with her two daughters, Bella and Celeste .

by | August 19, 2018 | 04:22

It is not known yet how the vehicle came to be on fire or for how long the person had been in the auto. A vehicle fire was reported shortly after 4 a.m.at 1209 Epcot Resorts Boulevard. Korody and his coworker were said to have been emptying oil byproduct from a semi-truck into the Value-Added Tax at an energy facility that converts food waste into renewable energy before Korody's fall.

by | August 19, 2018 | 03:59

Hundreds of passengers and their luggage were grounded at airports around the region after threats were made toward planes operated by LATAM airlines , a major regional carrier, and Sky, a low-priced Chilean airline. "The affected passengers will be transferred by LATAM onto other flights", it said. The telephoned threats were made to a ticket counter, a LATAM operations centre in Colombia and civil aviation authorities.

by | August 19, 2018 | 04:33

England's state prosecutors, are treating the case as terrorism, the police said. The charges are attempted murder of members of the public and of police officers. A man has been charged with attempted murder after a vehicle crashed outside the Houses of Parliament. Two people injured in the incident are thought to be recovering and there have been calls for more security and pedestrianisation around parliament.

by | August 19, 2018 | 01:52

The president's remarks came two weeks after YouTube, Apple, Spotify and Facebook took down web pages operated by conspiracy theorist Alex Jones , a Trump supporter whose radio show the president appeared on during the 2016 campaign.

by | August 19, 2018 | 03:13

Annan was "a great leader and diplomat extraordinaire" who had advanced the African agenda within the United Nations and had "flown the flag for peace" around the world. During his time as secretary general, Mr Annan clashed with former prime minister Tony Blair over the 2003 invasion of Iraq by United States and British forces, which he denounced as illegal.

by | August 18, 2018 | 09:18

The Turkish lira stood at 5.80 against the dollar on Friday after record lows in the week. He said: "We put sanctions on several cabinet members". Since the United States has large numbers of troops positioned in Qatar and Turkey, it's not clear they could afford to alienate both by escalating the diplomatic conflict too far.

by | August 18, 2018 | 08:21

President India Islamic Cultural Centre Sirajuddin Quraishi expressed grief over the demise of ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee . Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge and Anand Sharma, Lok Sabha Deputy Speker M.

by | August 18, 2018 | 06:23

In uncharacteristically strong language for the Vatican even in matters such as the long-running abuse scandals staining the US church, spokesman Greg Burke said in a statement that victims should know " the pope is on their side". This evening the Vatican said the Church "must learn hard lessons from its past", and vowed to hold abusers and enablers accountable. The group said it would create a new way for victims of sexual abuse by members of the clergy to report allegations, and for ...

by | August 18, 2018 | 07:26

She's already dribbled out audio recordings of conversations, and video clips, texts or email could follow, according to the person who described what Manigault Newman has called a multimedia "treasure trove". The White House issued a statement calling Omarosa a "disgruntled former White House staffer" whose book is "riddled with lies and false accusations".

by | August 18, 2018 | 07:03

One victim was shot three times in the leg, another was shot four times in the leg. The suspected gunman was seen tossing a gun out of his vehicle window before crashing into a parked police auto a few blocks away, injuring two police officers, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

by | August 18, 2018 | 06:28

The president said he does not trust " many of those people on that list" and does not think they are "good people". Ohr's wife worked for Fusion GPS. Trump. The letter , released Thursday, defends Brennan, whose security clearance was revoked in what critics say was retribution for speaking out against Trump.

by | August 18, 2018 | 05:11

Specifically, Trump cited Brennan's denials that the CIA would access congressional computer files and statements that a dossier compiled by Christopher Steele about Trump during the 2016 campaign did not inform the agency's findings on Russian interference in the election.

by | August 18, 2018 | 04:09

Russia backs using national currencies, not the USA dollar, in its trade with Turkey, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday, but he made no firm commitments that would immediately help Ankara to weather its currency crisis.

by | August 18, 2018 | 04:48

As of Wednesday, there are more than 550 wildfires burning across B.C., with 29 evacuation orders in effect displacing more than 3,000 people. There are an additional 48 evacuation alerts affecting another 18,720 people. Ottawa is also sending resources and Canadian Forces members to assist. The wildfire service says more than 1,800 wildfires have been recorded since the season began on April 1, charring almost 3,800-square kilometres of timber and bush.

by | August 18, 2018 | 04:23

The comments from Conway, White House counselor to Trump, came Friday during Fox News' "Fox & Friends." "What he has done for our great men and women in uniform. "Which is ridiculous. One is my work and one is my marriage". People do see it that way, I don't say I do, but people see it that way. "It is disrespectful, it's a violation of basic decency, certainly, if not marital vows", she said.

by | August 18, 2018 | 04:12

Strzok, who exchanged text messages with Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page , vigorously defended himself at a combative House hearing in July that spanned 10 hours. One post "liked" by Strzok's account, written by humorist John Hodgman, calls President Trump a "moral monster". "No he won't", Strzok replied. Strzok was also a lead investigator on the probe into Democrat Hillary Clinton's email sever in 2016.

by | August 18, 2018 | 03:50

Manafort", Downing said. The questions came as the jury began deliberations on Thursday (Friday NZT). Manafort has pleaded not guilty to the charges. The judge made the comments after receiving requests from the media for the jurors' personal information. Defence lawyers say the government failed to prove its case and that Manafort relied on underlings to handle his finances.

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:09

An ally of Khan's, the PTI's Asad Qaiser, was earlier elected speaker of Pakistan's lower house, paving the way for Friday's vote when a simple majority made the former cricketing star the country's prime minister. Khan said "No one has ever been able to blackmail me before". In the lead-up to the election, Khan was widely seen as the favoured candidate of the "powerful" military , which was accused of meddling against his rivals.

by | August 17, 2018 | 07:51

Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai said the attackers were firing rocket-propelled grenades and other weapons but it was unclear how many gunmen were involved. He said reinforcements have been dispatched to help recapture the checkpoints. In this weekend's crisis in Ghazni, Taliban fighters also targeted a military facility, this time the city's police headquarters - which appears to have been compromised as reports indicate insurgents seized military equipment during their raid.

by | August 17, 2018 | 06:27

Ivanka Trump , 36, is reportedly not very happy with some of the media attention she has gained after becoming "first daughter" of the US. Manigault Newman's latest leak comes after an onslaught of criticism from President Trump and other White House officials over the book, in which she said she has a number of tapes backing her claims.