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by | February 25, 2018 | 13:41

Gates originally pleaded not guilty to a number of previous charges but on Thursday, Mueller brought almost three dozen new charges against him. On Thursday, special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 United States election, charged Manafort and his longtime associate Rick Gates in a superseding indictment of financial crimes and misconduct related to tax and bank fraud.

by | February 25, 2018 | 13:37

Congresswoman Claudia Tenney remained under fire Thursday during a stop in Onondaga County after recent comments she made on a radio show about mass murders and Democrats . While making the bold claim, Tenney, a hardcore supporter of the Second Amendment, did not provide any evidence, whatsoever, probably because it's not true.

by | February 25, 2018 | 13:25

Meanwhile, rental vehicle company Enterprise, which also owns Alamo and National auto rentals, said on Twitter it would end its discount program for NRA members as of March 26. Hashtags urging boycotts of specific companies involved in the deals have sprouted up across social media over the past several days. Those comments, however, did not sit well with people who later took to Twitter urging companies to halt partnerships with the organization.

by | February 25, 2018 | 11:41

The request for credit comes amid frantic efforts by ABLV's management to keep the bank afloat after US authorities singled it out for money laundering and moved to block it from doing financial deals in dollars. Late Friday night, Latvia's financial regulator the Financial and Capital Market Commission (FCMC) adopted a decision on the occurrence of unavailability of deposits at ABLV Bank because the ECB had not told to lift the payment restrictions imposed on ABLV Bank on 18 February.

by | February 25, 2018 | 11:09

Speaking at the NRA's annual meeting previous year, LaPierre said the media was constructing a "calculated campaign to destroy honest truth... to dictate how we should think, how we should feel, or how we should act". Several of the parents and students from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School urged the president on Wednesday to toughen gun laws . Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) issued a brief statement: "Not surprised the NRA reeled President Trump back in", he ...

by | February 25, 2018 | 10:49

In his address, Modi also that machines were getting smarter through self learning and urged researchers to make use of artificial intelligence (AI) to make the lives of the " divyangs " (differently abled), farmers and the needy more simpler.

by | February 25, 2018 | 10:36

Dipa, the senior pro, tweeted . After her two attempts, she came third with a average score of 13.699. India's Pranati Nayak finished 6th with an average of 13.416. The Melbourne World Cup is one of the ten such events on the International Federation of Gymnastics (FIG) calendar and is an invitational tournament with gymnasts from 16 countries participating.

by | February 25, 2018 | 10:20

It can take action against any country by including a country in black or grey lists. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has stated in a twitter statement the country had earned a three-month reprieve. Days before the FATF meeting, Pakistan had amended the anti-terror legislation through a presidential ordinance to include all UN-listed individuals and groups in the national listings of proscribed outfits and persons.

by | February 25, 2018 | 09:14

President Moon's efforts to facilitate the North's Olympic participation have been geared toward reopening channels of dialogue and engagement to find a peaceful way to halt Pyongyang's continuous missile and nuclear tests, which are being conducted in large part to develop a nuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile to target the US mainland.

by | February 25, 2018 | 09:00

Main threats through tonight will be damaging winds, heavy rain, and flash flooding. The National Weather Service in Nashville reported that several tornadoes had occurred in eastern Arkansas and western Tennessee, but it was unclear whether those tornadoes caused the two deaths.

by | February 25, 2018 | 08:43

The truce will begin " without delay ", and will help humanitarian groups deliver aid and evacuate millions in some of the country's hardest-hit areas. "While this resolution is a step in the right direction, we are anxious that the long list of legitimate targets leaves too much room for warring parties to justify their indiscriminate attacks against civilians and civilian infrastructure", said Sherine Tadros, Head of Amnesty International's UN Office.

by | February 25, 2018 | 08:20

In a last-ditch effort before departing for Morocco, the drill ship attempted to approach the spot where it was supposed to begin its surveying, but the Turkish ships almost caused a collision, that was averted in the last minute, after issuing clear threats to the Italian vessel that it would be sunk.

by | February 25, 2018 | 08:09

The U.S. Supreme Court granted the stay before the 6 p.m. execution, then lifted that stay at 9 p.m., ruling that the state could proceed. The state of Hamm's health, and veins, were the subject of court filings as his attorney sought to stop the execution and the state argued it should be carried out.

by | February 25, 2018 | 07:50

The Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced the measures, which are created to disrupt North Korean shipping and trading companies and vessels and to further isolate Pyongyang. Another key element of the Trump administration's strategy for confronting North Korea is building a more comprehensive regime of worldwide sanctions.

by | February 25, 2018 | 07:44

The Florida students are operating under the banner of a new group called March for Our Lives . They agreed and said other than obvious depression about the death of his mother, they didn't have cause for major concern. At the age of 19 he was able to purchase the weapon legally, despite the fact that he had been reported to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and had a history of behavioral issues at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School .

by | February 25, 2018 | 06:42

But when he tried to make off with the money, she grabbed a pistol from underneath the register and handed it to her mother. The woman was treated for her injuries, and the alleged suspect reportedly drove himself to a nearby hospital. Mrs Ring suffered a gash to the head, which required staples. "I didn't want him to hurt my daughter", Ring said. "What they're showing on TV ain't the real deal when you really watch it and know it and clean up the blood, and really understand what ...

by | February 25, 2018 | 06:10

Hazard said (as quoted by the Daily Star): "In games like this against a quality opposition, it's hard". "Against other teams, perhaps you get away without letting in a goal". " Willian has the potential to play this type of game in every game and I hope to see this for a long time", Chelsea manager Antonio Conte said after the 1-1 draw.

by | February 25, 2018 | 05:57

Family and friends were at the Billy Graham Library to watch as the hearse arrived after a three-hour motorcade down from the mountains he loved so much. "And I think it is a day - as, as we were saying who's going to carry this on?" The procession is part of more than a week of mourning for "America's Pastor", culminating with his burial next week at his library in Charlotte.

by | February 25, 2018 | 05:35

One person was killed and two others wounded, Najib Danish spokesman for the MoI said. Around 18 soldiers were killed in a Taliban attack; the radical movement targeted a military base in the province of Farah in the west of Afghanistan , according to Tolo News, citing the representative of the provincial council Dadullu Kani, Sputnik reported.

by | February 25, 2018 | 04:55

According to the filing, Manafort paid the group more than 2 million euros in 2012 and 2013, wiring the money through at least four offshore accounts. Mueller charged Gates with one count of conspiracy against the USA and one count of making a false statement to federal investigators about a meeting he and Manafort attended in 2013 with California Rep.

by | February 25, 2018 | 04:25

The failure to produce evidence of collusion between Russian Federation and President Trump's campaign is creating a cloud of panic for the anti-Trump resistance movement. As for collusion, it's true that Mueller does not allege that anyone from the Trump campaign knowingly participated in the Prigozhin conspiracy. This is the exposure that must be made, and while I would not necessarily favor prosecuting them all, Mrs.

by | February 25, 2018 | 04:19

Trump promised "very strong on background checks", and he suggested he supported allowing some teachers and other school employees to carry concealed weapons to be ready for intruders. Leaving aside the issues of training, equipment and skill, we should also consider that teachers themselves are not immune to mental illness, nor spared the stresses that can cause any person to do something bad with a gun.

by | February 25, 2018 | 04:08

On Friday, Koreans will be glued to their televisions, computers and smartphones as Kim Eun-jung, Kim Yeong-mi, Kim Kyeong-ae, Kim Seon-yeong and Kim Cho-hi, known also as Team Kim because of their surnames, take on arch-rivals Japan in the semi-finals of the competition.

by | February 25, 2018 | 04:03

He added: "A teacher would have shot the hell out of him before he ever knew what happened". The president has since doubled down on the proposal, saying it could be 10 percent or 40 percent of the teachers in a given school, and suggesting that those teachers who participate could be given a bonus.

by | February 25, 2018 | 03:47

There was no DNA evidence linking Cormier to Fontaine. "I think there was a great deal of sadness and a great deal of anger, but I also think that people left with a sense of hope, with a sense of goal to be part of change", said Delaronde.

by | February 25, 2018 | 03:07

Dawkins was charged by the U.S. Attorney's Office with three counts of wire fraud and one count of money-laundering conspiracy. Spartans coach Tom Izzo and Beekman released statements on Friday, saying there's no reason to believe anyone affiliated with the Spartans' basketball team did anything wrong.

by | February 25, 2018 | 03:07

Their all-rounder Ben Stokes is back with the national team for the first time after the Bristol bar brawl, that happened in September past year. Stokes sparked a media frenzy when he was spotted at Heathrow airport during the Ashes series but it later emerged that he had been cleared to play a spell of domestic cricket in New Zealand while waiting to hear if he would face charges for the incident in Bristol.

by | February 25, 2018 | 03:05

NRA's convention website stated, "NRA has also contracted special flight discounts with United Airlines and Delta Airlines, specifically for members attending the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits". "To be affiliated with them, whether you are a company or a lawmaker, it is not going to pay off in the long run", said the Moms Demand Action founder Watts, signalling the start of a broader campaign.

by | February 25, 2018 | 03:01

Without context, the airlines' twin announcements on Saturday morning might look trivial: The end of a discount program for NRA members, which few outside the gun rights organization likely knew existed before the boycott efforts. Insurance company MetLife Inc also said it had ended an auto and home incentive program for NRA members. More big names followed suit. And North American Van Lines said it was scrapping its an affiliate relationship with the NRA.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:43

Unlike British charity Oxfam, which did not explicitly bar its employees from hiring prostitutes, the ICRC has forbidden "the purchase of sexual services" since 2006, even in places where prostitution is legal. Sexual abuse scandals have been revealed at several aid organisations after the Times newspaper reported Oxfam had tried to hide the use of prostitutes by staff in Haiti after the 2010 natural disaster.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:39

As per the schedule issued by the election commission on Friday evening, the notification for the Rajya Sabha election will be issued on March 5, while March 12 is the last date for making nominations. Presently, the Congress and the NCP each have two of these six seats while the BJP and Shiv Sena share the remaining. Recently, BJP's Venkaiah Naidu being elected as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha and also BJP's president Amit Shah got elected to the Rajya Sabha.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:22

This Joint Press Corps photo shows Ivanka Trump , the USA president's daughter, waving after arriving at Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, on February 23, 2018. Kim Yong Chol is the vice-chairman of the North's ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee and was previously chief of the Reconnaissance General Bureau, a top North Korean military intelligence agency which South Korea blamed for the sinking of its navy corvette, the Cheonan.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:18

Democrats say the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not rely on the controversial dossier written by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele, which was in part funded by Democrats, when they started investigating Page. Astute readers may recognize that the Democrats labeled the memo "Correcting the Record", which is very similar to "Correct the Record", which is the name of a super PAC founded by David Brock that supported Hillary Clinton's 2016 campaign.

by | February 25, 2018 | 02:09

Trump said to cheers. Trump says schools need to go on offense as well as defense. President Donald Trump says the Rev. Billy Graham is among the few people who deserve to lie in honor in the U.S. Many educators are rejecting the idea of carrying guns in school. Several times , Mr. Trump seemed to be publicly cajoling the National Rifle Association to accept his plans on guns and school security, as the President reminded his audience that he was a staunch defender of the ...

by | February 25, 2018 | 01:49

Movers North American Van Lines and Allied Van Lines also disassociated their companies from the NRA. The National Rifle Association released a statement on Saturday saying companies "have made a decision to punish NRA membership in a shameful display of political and civic cowardice".