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by | December 24, 2017 | 03:26

In a second tweet that month, the president asked "why didn't A.G. Sessions replace Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, a Comey friend who was in charge of Clinton investigation", referring to Attorney General Jeff Sessions. That letter and McCabe's testimony on Capitol Hill earlier this week were the latest in several weeks of heightened political scrutiny of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the special counsel's team and the Department of Justice by the president and his allies in ...

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:18

The two seasoned spinners , Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja , were once again ignored as the selectors made a decision to persist with the wrist-spinning duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal along with left-arm orthodox Akshar Patel.

by | December 24, 2017 | 01:14

Forty-thousand Nigerians who had entered the country would never "go back to their huts", the president said, two sources told The Times . White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement blasting the paper and denying that Trump had made the comments.

by | December 23, 2017 | 23:50

About half an hour later, El-Mofty allegedly shot at a Pennsylvania state trooper in her vehicle a few blocks away from the scene of the first shooting. Marsico asked for information from the public about the man, who also had ties to the city and its western suburbs across the Susquehanna River. What some may not know is that Capitol Police have full arrest powers.

by | December 23, 2017 | 22:09

A federal judge blocked Indiana's in September, finding that it unconstitutionally interfered with the right of a woman to terminate a pregnancy prior to the viability of the fetus. A CBS News report earlier this year shocked the nation by reporting that Iceland has an nearly 100-percent abortion rate for unborn babies with the genetic disorder.

by | December 23, 2017 | 19:12

The Philippines suffers almost 20 typhoons and storms each year, many of them deadly. But Mindanao, home to 20 million people, is rarely hit by these cyclones. At least 75 people were reported dead in the Zamboanga peninsula and 58 people are said to be missing. At least 21 flights have been cancelled at the Manila International Airport, mostly domestic trips to the affected regions.

by | December 23, 2017 | 18:52

Agent Peter Strzok and Lisa Page sent 10,000 texts between August of 2015 and December of 2016. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe testified behind closed doors for almost eight hours Tuesday on Capitol Hill , amid calls for his firing over allegations of conflicts of interest and anti-Trump political prejudice at the law enforcement bureau.

by | December 23, 2017 | 17:58

According to reports, the deceased major has been identified as Prafool Kumar of 120 Infantry Brigade . Major Moharkar Prafulla Ambadas, 32, belonged to District Bhandara, Maharashtra and is survived by his wife Avoli Moharkar. Indian side is now retaliating to this unprovoked ceasefire violation. Lance naik Gurmail Singh (34) is from Amritsar in Punjab and is survived by his wife Kuljit Kaur and a daughter while sepoy Pargat Singh, (30) hailed from Karnal in Haryana.

by | December 23, 2017 | 17:55

The off-campus fraternity party hosted by American University students was more than residents of the Bethesda, MD, neighborhood were willing to tolerate. Numerous partiers were underage - 17, 18, 19, 20, the police said. The American University chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon bills itself as "the true gentlemen".

by | December 23, 2017 | 17:42

The RJD chief who was accompanied by his younger son and former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Tejaswi Yadav appeared stunned when the court held him guilty in the corruption case following the acquittal of six others before him. 13 August 2013: Lalu Prasad's plea to transfer the trail court judge was rejected by SC. Senior RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh said that the party would move the high court against the special CBI court order.

by | December 23, 2017 | 16:32

The cholera figure is nearly certainly exaggerated, but that does not diminish the scale and complexity of the humanitarian crisis, said Mr Marc Poncin, Yemen emergency coordinator for aid agency Médecins Sans Frontières. Washington, D.C. (U.S.), Dec 22 (ANI): The United States has welcomed an announcement by a Saudi-led coalition to keep the Hodeidah port in Yemen open for a month and allow humanitarian aid to flow through.

by | December 23, 2017 | 16:32

With almost all the votes counted the pro-independence parties Together for Catalonia (JxCat) Republican Left of Catalonia (ERC) and Popular Unity (CUP) were on course to win a total of 70 seats giving them a majority in the new parliament .

by | December 23, 2017 | 15:39

If we do not, then Iran will bring the world deeper into a broadening regional conflict", Nikki Haley told the UN Security Council. During her speech she also pointed to the secretary general's report that said Iran was not fully complying with Resolution 2231, which restricts arms sales.

by | December 23, 2017 | 13:06

Duty staff who live on site were on the scene immediately, and started moving animals to safety, a spokeswoman for the zoo said. The fire broke out shortly after 0600 GMT at the Animal Adventure section before spreading to an adjacent gift shop and cafe, near an area where visitors can handle and feed animals, the zoo and London Fire Brigade said.

by | December 23, 2017 | 12:54

That application was withdrawn, however. After the resort withdrew its application, it submitted a new one that requested the construction of two shorter, separate sea walls. The construction work has the support of the local community, which stands to benefit from 300 jobs linked to the wider Trump golf complex, part of his business empire now being handled by his family during his presidency.

by | December 23, 2017 | 11:11

Mr Bossert, who advises the president on homeland security, said the allegation was "based on evidence". It is the first time the U.S. has blamed the country officially for the worm. "WannaCry was indiscriminately reckless", presidential aide Thomas Bossert wrote recently. "The tool kits of totalitarian regimes are too threatening to ignore".

by | December 23, 2017 | 10:50

Adrian Rankine-Galloway said Tuesday morning, "We are working closely with our Saudi partners to fully understand what took place and to ensure that our Saudi partners have the resources they need to defend their territory against indiscriminate attacks against civilian-inhabited areas".

by | December 23, 2017 | 10:06

The wildfire, which has razed 273,400 acres in southern California so far, has become the largest wildfire in the state since records began. The only area still under an evacuation order is Rose Valley in the mountains of neighboring Ventura County where there is a gun club and a ranch but little else.

by | December 23, 2017 | 09:39

One Obama-era Treasury official, Katherine Bauer, in little-noticed written testimony presented last February to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, acknowledged that "under the Obama administration ... Less than a year after former President Barack Obama left office, allegations of a scandal the likes of which has not been seen since the Iran-Contra affair in the Reagan administration have burst into view.

by | December 23, 2017 | 09:36

It was forecast to smash into the tip of the western island of Palawan late today, the state weather service said. "The village is no longer there", Tubod police officer Gerry Parami told AFP by telephone. "The river rose and most of the homes were swept away". The storm's heavy rains triggered intense flooding and landslides in areas it struck, sending hundreds of families fleeing their homes and prompting some local governments to enforce mandatory evacuations.

by | December 23, 2017 | 09:39

The wrecked bus was pulled out the river by a crane and gas cutters. The bus was travelling from Sawai Madhopur to Lalkot when it broke through the bridge wall. The police immediately rushed to the spot and carried out the rescue work. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje tweeted to say: "Deeply pained by the accident in Dubi, I had talked to to the officers and asked them to provide assistance to all those who are affect".

by | December 23, 2017 | 09:27

Officials in the city of New Rochelle had already allowed residents to begin pre-paying taxes. Some local government officials said the executive order was needed to permit them to allow taxpayers to make advanced tax payments. "It depends from jurisdiction to jurisdiction", Cuomo said . School taxes make up a larger portion of the local burden for state taxpayers than property taxes, and are on a different budget schedule, with bills typically sent out in September.

by | December 23, 2017 | 08:27

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday requested a major disaster declaration from President Trump to assist with the response to the devastating wildfires that raged across Southern California this month. "This is history in the making for Hellsgate Fire Department", he said. More than 1,000 structures have been destroyed and 18,000 remain threatened.

by | December 23, 2017 | 08:24

Rathod was a Congress member of Mahisagar district panchyat. Gohil further said the issues related to EVMs were also raised in the meeting. "The party has chose to discuss the results with district level Congress workers and the candidates as well", said Bharat Singh Solanki.

by | December 23, 2017 | 08:10

Those drawings will occur less than a day after last night's Mega Millions drawing, which surged to an estimated $253 million and carried a $157.5 million prize. Classic Lotto also draws Saturday for a $25.5 million prize. No one has matched all numbers since October for Mega Millions or Powerball , according to the Georgia Lottery Corp.

by | December 23, 2017 | 08:06

The three-judge panel also ruled, however, that Trump can continue to bar or limit entry by people from the Mideast and North African nations if they don't have a relationship with a US-based person or institution. Trump said his latest order followed a review of foreign nations' policies for screening travelers and immigrants to the US, and was based on his broad executive authority over issues of immigration and national security.

by | December 23, 2017 | 07:12

Norma Torres, a Democrat from California. Uproar over the contest led to demonstrations in Honduras that left numerous civilians dead after state security forces opened fire on the protests. The certification affects only half of the U.S. funds that go directly to Honduras' central government, which amounts to between $15 million and $20 million, according to the office of U.S.

by | December 23, 2017 | 04:19

Winter storm warnings are in place for York, Cumberland and southern Oxford counties, where cold surface temperatures are expected to freeze rain on Saturday as it falls from warmer temperatures at higher altitude. "I'd say it's pretty safe to say that everyone [in Maine] is going to have a white Christmas", Mignone said. Friday night, precipitation will changeover to sleet and freezing rain in upstate NY and parts of southern and western New England.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:48

Facebook's new tool, which it first previewed last month, allows users who may have fallen victim to the message spread by these phony outlets to see which Pages they've Liked or followed that were later linked to Russian propaganda. The tool lists accounts from Facebook or Instagram that you either liked or followed. It will not tell them if one of the page's posts appeared in their News Feed because a friend shared it, or if Facebook served them one of the ads that the IRA purchased.

by | December 23, 2017 | 02:22

In private conversations since leaving the White House , Bannon said Trump only has a 30 percent chance of serving out his term, whether he's impeached or removed by the Cabinet invoking the 25th amendment. "That always haunted me when he said that", said Bannon, who now is back at the helm of Breitbart News. "I realize in hindsight I was just a staffer, and I'm not a good staffer".

by | December 23, 2017 | 00:01

A dire il vero, la stima preliminare sui primi sei mesi del 2017 non è così positiva, a livello nazionale: si parla infatti di un nuovo aumento dei decessi sulle strade. Sul posto sono intervenuti i vigili del fuoco, i soccorsi del 118 e la polizia stradale. Le condizioni della donna sono subito apparse disperate. Ma nonostante i medici abbiano tentato di rianimarlo per oltre un'ora, per il piccolo non c'è stato nulla da fare.

by | December 22, 2017 | 23:46

According to the December 21 report released by the Clark County Coroner's Office, Paddock died of a single gunshot to the mouth. All 58 deaths were ruled homicides. One victim' cause of death was listed as a gunshot wound to the leg. The FBI also said that it will not be providing the public an update until the report is released, which will probably be around October of 2018.

by | December 22, 2017 | 23:42

The officers had been tracking the woman for almost two hours when they finally cornered her on the porch of the boy's home. When deputies found her on Nu Pecan Grove, authorities said it appeared she was trying to break into a mobile home and that's when four deputies fired shots.

by | December 22, 2017 | 23:44

Among them are speed skaters Ivan Skobrev, a two-time medalist at the Vancouver 2010 Games, and Artem Kuznetcov. All those found guilty of doping have had their performances expunged from the Sochi 2014 record books, as well as being banned from all future editions of the Games.

by | December 22, 2017 | 23:28

North Korea is experimenting with ways to mount a warhead filled with deadly anthrax onto a missile capable of striking the United States, a report has claimed. "But I think we ignore their chemical and biological programs truly at our own peril". The Asahi report comes a day after the White House published its National Security Strategy, a document that said Pyongyang is "pursuing chemical and biological weapons which could also be delivered by missile".