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by | January 20, 2018 | 18:02

The House Intelligence Committee released 184-pages of sworn testimony on Thursday by former reporter Glenn Simpson , whose opposition research into Trump led to the controversial Federal Bureau of Investigation dossier. A CNN contributor and former Central Intelligence Agency and Federal Bureau of Investigation official blasted Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson on Thursday, saying that he "wouldn't trust him as far as I could throw him".

by | January 20, 2018 | 18:00

Setting up a thrilling finish to the two-week race, Al-Attiyah was quickest over the 523km leg in Argentina on Thursday, covering the longest stage of the race two minutes faster than Peugeot driver Stephane Peterhansel of France . However on the final day it'll be Benavides who will have to be looking over his shoulder as Price is now just five minutes behind him in third. Peterhansel, a 13-time victor across the cars and bikes categories, started the day in second overall but finished ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 17:54

The shutdown could be short-lived. Mr McConnell said he would seek a new funding bill to cover the federal government until 8 February, a week less than the failed bill would have done. From midnight Friday, in the absence of an agreed spending plan, federal services began to come to a halt or be scaled back, even as lawmakers continued to argue on the floor of the Senate.

by | January 20, 2018 | 17:43

Negotiations came to a halt after Thursday's disclosure that Trump described Haiti and African nations as "shithole" countries during a White House meeting on immigration reform . Further roiling the talks are comments by the president during an Oval Office meeting in which he questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the USA, along with Africans from "s***hole countries", according to people briefed on the conversation.

by | January 20, 2018 | 16:52

Hyon is seen as a major power player and a representative for North Korea's artists, as she was present at Monday's working-level talks. Hyon Song-wol was due to lead a high-level delegation to South Korea for crunch Winter Olympics discussions.

by | January 20, 2018 | 16:27

On Thursday, it was a different story as Sharapova sped through a sizzling first set in just 23 minutes for the loss of only nine points. As well as both having a rich pedigree, this match also offers a fascinating clash of personalities.

by | January 20, 2018 | 16:12

Activists are returning to the streets a year after a million people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office. Demonstrations happening around the world are built on sentiments of the USA -based Women's March organization. Civil rights advocates, including Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards and NAACP board member Rev.

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:43

The White House and its surrogates appear to be coalescing around a particularly hot take regarding President Donald Trump's reported "shithole" remarks : Trump actually used the phrase "shithouse countries" to describe African nations, Haiti and El Salvador.

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:42

McConnell also referenced that the bill includes six years of funding for a health insurance program for children from low-income families. President Trump tweeted about the possibility Friday morning. Trump tweeted Friday afternoon, less than seven hours before the midnight deadline, that he had "an excellent preliminary meeting" in the Oval Office with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer .

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:35

There is some speculation that some of the Moranbong members might also be in the art troupe, which observers say was likely hastily formed ahead of Monday's talks . "What China is helping us with, Russian Federation is denting", he said. It is not uncommon for North Korea to throw grand military parades to show off its arsenal.

by | January 20, 2018 | 15:14

Wipro's revenue from operations was almost flat at Rs 13,669 crore in the quarter under review. The company reported profit at Rs 1,930.1 crore, down 12.%. Jatin Dalal, Chief Financial Officer said - "We have made strong progress in our client mining with the number of clients contributing revenues over $50 million increasing from 33 to 41 in the last one year".

by | January 20, 2018 | 14:11

But while Jackson acknowledged he advised Trump - who is 6 foot, 3 inches and weighs 239 pounds - to eat better and exercise more , he said it's genetics that have kept Trump in sterling health. Trump's body mass index, or BMI, of 29.9 puts him in the category of being overweight for his height. Of the 1.4 million immigrants from sub-Sahara Africa who are 25 and older, according to the Los Angeles Times, citing research from the Washington-based Migration Policy Institute, 41 percent have a ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 13:57

But, many of his opposition voices had been silenced and critics say other candidates carefully suppressed . He revealed choosing two civil figures to act as his deputies during the presidential campaign, including Hisham Genena, former head of the Central Auditing Organization, and Hazem Hosny, professor of economics and political science at Cairo University.

by | January 20, 2018 | 13:46

The issue of Loya's death had come under the spotlight in November previous year after media reports quoting his sister had fuelled suspicion about the circumstances surrounding his death and its link to the Sohrabuddin case. The chairman of the Bar Council of India (BCI) Manan Mishra also said the matter had been laid to rest and the court was back to functioning as before.

by | January 20, 2018 | 12:51

Sources at #AFC confirmed the player is keen to join & they are confident of closing this deal as well as Aubameyang. We can still improve. "There is nothing new", Mourinho told reporters on Friday regarding Sanchez. 'We have many challenges, it is hard at the moment, but as well very exciting because we have many challenges in front of us and we can come back in the Champions League.

by | January 20, 2018 | 12:40

The United States has around 2,000 military personnel in Syria , deployed as part of the US-led coalition's campaign against Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorists. "The American military presence on Syrian land is illegitimate and represents a blatant breach of global law and an aggression against national sovereignty", the statement said.

by | January 20, 2018 | 11:24

The physician's press briefing came after Trump underwent his first physical examination as President last Friday at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda, Maryland. Trump earlier this month tweeted that he's a "very stable genius," elevating the public conversation about his mental state. "When they get to a certain range.

by | January 20, 2018 | 11:12

Maybe he struggled a bit more, you know, in a period, end of the second set, entire third set. "Sure, I'm happy I played at night time". AUSTRALIAN Open officials have been criticised for turning the tournament into a "perverse" debacle that goes against the spirit of tennis as unbearable conditions descended on Melbourne .

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:53

Trump wasn't apologetic and denied he was racist, instead blaming the media for distorting his meaning, said the confidant, who wasn't authorized to disclose a private conversation and spoke on condition of anonymity. Trump and some Republicans have said the senators' agreement is insufficient. Georgia GOP Sen. David Perdue said Sunday that there had been a "gross misinterpretation" of Trump's remarks in a private meeting, where sources told CNN Trump made the demeaning and dismissive ...

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:50

Four people, including a Border Security Force personnel, were injured in cross-firing between India and Pakistan on Saturday. Against the backdrop of heavy shelling along the global border, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Friday termed targeting of civilians by the Pakistan coward act.

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:50

A White House spokeswoman denied that Trump's planned trip to Florida had been canceled, saying no decisions about travel beyond Friday have yet been made. on Friday. Supporters from across the country have flown into Palm Beach for the big gala fundraiser, which Trump wants to attend, but it remains to be determined.

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:35

Officials of the Karnataka Lake Development Authority (KLCDA) said that the fires could have also been the handiwork of grass harvesters who set fire to the weeds that have take root in the sewage-filled lake, which they use as fodder to feed their cattle.

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:11

The revelations, semi-denials and continuing comments have cast a pall over the White House's legislative agenda, brought the country closer to the brink of a government shutdown and sparked worldwide outrage. To figure out what causes the worrisome traits President Trump exhibits - disordered decision-making, an insatiable need for affirmation, little impulse control, confusion about facts, difficulty foreseeing consequences - you'd need more extensive tests, a psychological exam and an MRI.

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:03

A move for Benteke seems unlikely and Carroll is set to miss several weeks through injury so Conte has apparently turned his attention to Crouch. West Ham United boss David Moyes has insisted that "not a lot" should be made of his appearance at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.

by | January 20, 2018 | 10:01

The most telling video of the North's treatment of its own people can be seen in the meeting of the two groups to discuss the Olympics. One of the newspapers reported on Sunday that American troops are actively carrying out joint military training exercise with their counterparts from South Korea in preparing towards possible armed conflict with Pyongyang.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:48

News outlets report several others were injured and taken to hospitals. Cash said the initial investigation showed 41 people were present at the site, although not all were on the boat at the time of the explosion. James Lang and Tyler Wedington, whose ages were also not released, were taken by ambulance to Lourdes Hospital for treatment of serious injuries, according to state police.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:44

Removing American troops would give the North the excuse it needs to invade South Korea using the thousands of artillery pieces dug into the hills within firing range of Seoul. "Since we are fully ready for the visit of the North Korean advance team and their activities, it would be possible for the South and North to set up a new schedule and carry on (with the preparations), " Cho told reporters at the ministry in capital Seoul.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:14

After $0.29 actual earnings per share reported by General Electric Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.99% or $0.345 during the last trading session, reaching $17.005. The company earned $42.80 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $39.11 billion. The company was initiated on Tuesday, June 7 by Cowen & Co.

by | January 20, 2018 | 09:03

Prime Minister Modi's visit will be of brief 24 hours and focused, said MEA secretary (Economic Relations) Vijay Gokhale. The annual meet of the WEF would be beginning on January 22. "The focus, therefore, is for our Prime Minister to articulate his vision of how he sees the Indian economy as contributing not only to the domestic improvement but also on a global scale".

by | January 20, 2018 | 08:25

The wolf named Torak was on the loose for more than five hours, causing officials to lockdown a nearby school and to warn the public not to approach the animal if encountered. The wolf has been caught in West Berkshire after escaping. Officers were called at 8am on Thursday to the scene near the centre in Picklepythe Lane.

by | January 20, 2018 | 07:47

A 59-year-old man was killed instantly when a tree fell on him in North Rhine-Westphalia state, German police said, as wind speeds attained a high of 203 kilometres an hour (126 mph) at the Brocken - the highest peak of northern Germany . Meteorologists expect the current storm to travel on from Western Germany to the states of Saxony and Southern Brandenburg in the course of Thursday.

by | January 20, 2018 | 06:03

In taking the case this term, the court makes it likely it will issue its ruling by the end of June, when the justices break for the summer. It marks the second time the high court has agreed to take up the case, filed by the state of Hawaii in conjunction with immigration rights groups.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:42

Where Dr. Harold Bornstein was shaggy and sensational, Jackson was all business, reading off test results in his blue and gold dress uniform. When asked if he believed the President was "fit for duty", Jackson said: "Absolutely, he's fit for duty".

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:34

Most Senate Democrats and some Republicans were expected to vote against the House plan, probably Friday. "The vote tonight funds essential programs such as the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the next six years and ensures our fearless men and women who serve in our military have the funding they need to perform their duties", Reed said in a statement following the vote.

by | January 20, 2018 | 05:30

All victims appeared dirty and malnourished. The girl, who officers had initially thought was about 10 years old, contacted police on Sunday after escaping. They're being held on suspicion of torture and child endangerment . All 13 children are now in hospital, although Hestrin doesn't know where they will end up.