by | February 11, 2018 | 17:26

Speaking to a small crowd, Biden seemed flabbergasted that Trump said he thought Porter had done a good job at the White House and that the president wanted to "absolutely wish him (Porter) well". Porter, whose title was staff secretary, controlled material coming to the president and was frequently at Trump's side. His remarks also come amid a worldwide debate over sexual harassment and the abuse of power.

by | February 11, 2018 | 17:22

Describing consultations between high-ranking officials of both states to enhance bilateral, regional and global cooperation as a valuable opportunity in line with the two countries" interests, Rouhani said, "Today the two governments are determined to further bolster and consolidate all-out ties between the two neighboring, friendly and brotherly countries'.

by | February 11, 2018 | 16:25

He finished the tweet by saying that he told them to rewrite it and send it back to him. A week ago, Trump declassified the Republican-written memo accusing the FBI and Justice Department of being biased against the president and abusing their power in the investigation looking into whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation to manipulate the 2016 election.

by | February 11, 2018 | 16:22

Penny Mordaunt says it is her "absolute priority" to protect the "most vulnerable" following sex claims against some Oxfam staff. However, he said a report released by the charity did not give details of the allegations. Oxfam said it could not corroborate the latest claims but it said it was "shocked and dismayed" at what it called the unacceptable behaviour by a small number of people.

by | February 11, 2018 | 16:15

Four of the people injured sustained Level 1 injuries and were treated at the scene officials said. Images emerged on Twitter of flames and thick black smoke rising from among the layers of rock at the scene of the crash. It also notes that it "abides by flight safety rules and regulations that substantially exceed the regulations required by the Federal Aviation Administration".

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:58

The two Koreas marched together and South's president Moon Jae-in shared a historic handshake with Kim Jong Un's sister Kim Yo Jong in a spirit of intense rapprochement. After months of silence on whether it would even take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, which had their opening ceremony yesterday, nuclear-armed North Korea has gone on a charm offensive, dispatching athletes, performers and Kim's sister plus other diplomatic delegates to the South.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:53

The Winter Olympics are now officially underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea , after an opening ceremony marked by extreme chilliness-actual and metaphorical . The two Koreas have a rocky and sometimes violent history at the Blue House. The US has imposed sanctions on North Korea over the latter's nuclear weapons development.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:47

The letter, which was delivered by Kim's younger sister Kim Yo Jong during a lunch meeting with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, invited Moon to visit Pyongyang at his earliest convenience, spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom told reporters, according to the Yonhap News Agency.

by | February 11, 2018 | 15:33

All the passengers have been killed as per the media reports emerging from Russian Federation. Russian media reported that the emergency services were unable to reach the crash site by road and that rescue workers walked to the scene on foot.

by | February 11, 2018 | 14:22

The Palestinians see east Jerusalem as their future capital. In early January India backed a United Nations resolution condemning US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as capital of the Jewish state. Ahmad Majdalani, a PLO Executive Committee member, said that improved relations between Israel and India could benefit the Palestinians. After paying homage to Arafat, Modi took a short tour of the located adjacent to the mausoleum.

by | February 11, 2018 | 14:15

Some commentators objected to his reference to due process, for example pointing his promotion of a conspiracy theory about former President Barack Obama's nationality. Vice President Mike Pence, traveling in South Korea to attend the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics, said he was "appalled" by the allegations against Porter.

by | February 11, 2018 | 14:00

But we certainly wish him well. "Some of the women that are complaining, I know how much he's helped them, and even recently". He defended Alabama Senate candidate Republican Roy Moore when allegations surfaced that he groped teenage girls when he was in his 30s.

by | February 11, 2018 | 13:47

Subsequently, Jahangir went on to become the first woman to serve as president of the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan . She was on Time magazine's list of 100 most influential women. In the year 1983, Jahangir was put under house arrest and later imprisoned for participating in the movement for the restoration of political and fundamental rights during the military regime.

by | February 11, 2018 | 13:26

For the females, Ethiopia's Herpha Guta won the race, while compatriots Girma Getachew was second and Ayelu Hordofa third. But Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has promised to dislodge the elite runners from the medals table. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Kiprotich competed in the Men's marathon but did not finish. "It's going to be competitive, it's a bit humid here but with the amount of work put in preparing for this race I think I'm going to conquer".

by | February 11, 2018 | 13:13

Just 24 hours after torching Perth's Lake Karrinyup layout with 10 birdies Brett Rumford managed just two as strong winds swept across the course on day two of the World Super 6 Perth. Brett Rumford needed all his wisdom on a testing day at Lake Karrinyup. "It was right from the word go". It just hit you on the first tee, it was just bang, straight in your face.

by | February 11, 2018 | 13:05

Egypt's military has destroyed dozens of targets, killed 16 militants and detained over 30 suspects as part of its latest operation against Islamic militants in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula, the army said on Sunday. "It is a knockout against the militant group of Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis and the (banned) Muslim Brotherhood and other sleeping agents", Moussa stated.

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:35

Syrian state-run media said Thursday that a rare USA strike on government-backed troops in eastern Syria killed and wounded dozens of tribal fighters, calling it a new effort "to support terrorism". At least six were killed in Douma, including two children. Turkey launched a military offensive on January 20 to oust the YPG from Afrin, citing national security.

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:34

A woman was killed in Pakistani firing on Saturday evening along the Line of Control in Nowshera sector of Rajouri while a woman was also killed in the cross-border shelling last week in Poonch district. They had fired in Khadi Karmara and Chakan Da Bagh forward areas in Poonch district. At a time when an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Sunjuwan is under attack by terrorists, Pakistan violated ceasefire in Poonch district of Kashmir.

by | February 11, 2018 | 12:30

USA forces working in a headquarters for Syrian Kurdish and Arab forces came under fire from pro-Syrian forces Wednesday, which included Russian-made tanks and artillery, officials said. The comments come after the USA clashed with forces allied to the Bashar al-Assad regime overnight Wednesday in eastern Syria. The advancing forces were intending to seize nearby oilfields that the US-backed rebels captured from IS past year, Veale said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:13

That man had nothing to do with the murder, McIntosh said. He described how Bollinger "knelt down on the ground and that he knelt down on the ground along her left side and slightly in front of her", according to affidavit. Lopez then confessed to the killing, authorities stated. Lopez then said he closed his eyes as he fired a single shot. And did the suicidal thoughts that friends said Bollinger previously expressed play a role in her death? Investigators did locate a weapon, but ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:07

All non-BJP parties should unite to fight against the government which has been trying to divide the country", he told Bengali news channel ABP Ananda. Today, I had a meeting with the West Bengal chief minister and Lady Gandhi Mamata Banerjee. "She is not only popular but simple and dedicated too". "I will campaign for Mamata didi in 2019".

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:09

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked his MPs on Friday to popularise, among the masses, the welfare schemes announced in the Budget. In the BJP's parliamentary board meeting in Delhi today, party president asked if it would be in national interest to talk about, reported ANI.

by | February 11, 2018 | 11:03

All the parties joined hands and made public protests against BJP and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi . This grant comes as a reimbursement for the Rs 3,217.63 crore spent by the state over this much-deemed project. Also, it has been learned that another Rs 31.76 crore was released for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme. He was reported to have told his party leaders that "the Centre is behaving in such a way that it is making people of AP feel that they are ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:58

Edward Zuma, on behalf of the Zuma family, has issued a response to what it calls "regrettable tweets" made by Thobeka Madiba-Zuma, one of president Jacob Zuma's wives. "Government issues and ANC issues are not family issues, therefore the family does not have anything to say regarding this". Zuma expects to be subpoenaed to testify before the Zondo Commission into state capture and may very well face criminal charges relating to the arms deal corruption and Schabir Shaik soon.

by | February 11, 2018 | 10:28

Exact spending would be left to the appropriations committees but included in the funding is $10 billion to invest in infrastructure, $2.9 billion for child care and $3 billion to combat opioid and substance abuse, CNN reported . A stopgap bill to keep the United States government from another shut down have been approved by the house of representatives on Tuesday.

by | February 11, 2018 | 09:16

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also toured the Yasser Arafat Museum which contains articles associated with the life of the great leader of Palestine. They discussed the full range of India-Palestine ties following which the two sides signed six agreements worth around $50 million that includes setting up of a $30 million super speciality hospital in Beit Sahur.

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:46

Jordan Ayew nearly beat Pope at his near post to confirm the three points, but Swansea held on for their third successive home victory. Swansea have now taken 14 points from 21 since Carvalhal succeeded Paul Clement, climbing from the bottom of the Premier League into 15th place.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:36

Sorensen said he is innocent but was leaving to avoid bringing controversy on the White House. First and foremost: Will anyone believe them? Here's what we know about the alleged victims. On Saturday morning, Donald Trump weighed in, via Twitter, on the recent slew of allegations that have rocked the White House, reportedly ushering in a return to the chaos of his first few months in office.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:28

Yet after months of jargon by trump and his allies pushing for the memos release, in the end, like most things pushed by Trump and his allies, nothing of worth has come from its release. The House of Representatives Intelligence Committee voted unanimously on Monday to release the 10-page document drafted by the panel's Democrats, contingent on the Republican president agreeing to reclassify it.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:21

In January a United Airlines flight was diverted to Anchorage after a passenger smeared the inside of the cabin with his own feces. An airplane had to be turned around after a passenger onboard the plane locked themselves in a bathroom and took off their clothes.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:05

Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. "I definitely have. Yeah, just trekking on, we keep doing the same thing". Sunday's scheduled singles matches have Venus Serena facing Hogerkamp and Vandeweghe taking on Russian Federation. In other World Group matches this weekend, the Czech Republic will require top performances in Prague from a highly experienced quartet including double Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova to overcome a strong ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:25

The confrontation was the first time Israel has publicly acknowledged targeting what it identified as Iranian positions in Syria since the conflict started. It said the bases are used by both Iranian and Russian military personnel deployed in support of the regime. It said its reprisals after the exchange were "large-scale" raids.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:30

BJD spokesperson and parliamentarian Pratap Deb said the attack was "unfortunate and it exposed the real mindset of BJP leaders". "We will not allow anyone violating the law here", said Twin City Police Commissioner YB Khurania who rushed to the spot after getting information.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:24

In a statement, Reeb said the CAS ruled the International Olympic Committee forcing Russian Federation to compete as neutrals was an "eligibility" decision rather than a sanction, paving the way for the International Olympic Committee to ban the athletes.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:21

Ahmad Majdalani, a PLO Executive Committee member, said that improved relations between Israel and India could benefit the Palestinians. Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his four-day visit to Palestine, the UAE, and Oman on Friday.