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by | December 08, 2017 | 19:24

Nunes was forced to step aside from the helm of the committee's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, including alleged collusion with President Donald Trump's allies, in the wake of his March statement that members of the Trump transition team had their communications legally monitored by the USA intelligence community.

by | December 08, 2017 | 19:10

Hariri's surprise resignation announcement from Riyadh last month sent tremors through Lebanon, with many suspecting the Saudis of forcing him out to trigger a showdown with the pro-Iranian Lebanese militia Hezbollah. It's the first major gathering of key nations to discuss Lebanon's future since a crisis erupted following Hariri's resignation while in Saudi Arabia.

by | December 08, 2017 | 18:26

WOAI-TV reports Carlos Molina, 32, was having dinner with his wife and children at the fast food restaurant when they were confronted by Andres Herrera, 19. At that point, the father, who is licensed to carry a firearm, pulled out his own gun and fired. Officers reportedly said the father shot in defense of a third person.

by | December 08, 2017 | 18:20

Fire officials reported earlier that 30 homes had been destroyed. Unusually heavy Santa Ana winds have created extremely hazardous conditions that are causing fires to grow at an extremely fast rate. A full list of closed schools was available at lausd.net. He said the usual threshold for extreme fire conditions is 165. As the smoke cleared at a Sylmar community Wednesday devastated by the fast-moving Creek Fire , the remains of 29 horses who died were discovered.

by | December 08, 2017 | 18:13

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for "serious case of amnesia" after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don't want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE and others in the Trump Organization were offered access to hacked WikiLeaks documents during the 2016 presidential race.

by | December 08, 2017 | 17:26

The court also ordered that deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa appoint the new NDPP in 60 days as Zuma was "conflicted". Gauteng Judge President Dunstan Mlambo , who read out the unanimous judgment, also ordered that the settlement agreement reached with former NDPP Mxolisi Nxasana , is reviewed and set aside, and that he must pay back the money.

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:58

His last tenure ended when he left OSU to take the head coaching job at Nebraska , where he went 19-19 in three seasons. Riley's role has yet to be determined, according to the Oregon State news release. "If there's a fit somewhere - coach or consult - yeah, that'd be awesome". Riley's hire at Oregon State means his buyout from Nebraska will be mitigated, but not likely by much.

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:47

Mr Geng said Mr Turnbull's remarks were prejudiced against China and had poisoned the atmosphere of China-Australia relations. "We express strong dissatisfaction at this, and have already lodged solemn representations with the Australian side", he said.

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:35

McConnell, R-Ky., said he was hoping that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and Democrats "will continue to work with us in good faith to pass this short-term funding bill and maintain the critical functions of the federal government".

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:14

Asked if there was a possibility for the next Intifada (Palestine uprising against Israel), Salah smiled and said: "We have seen the first sparks of the next Intifada". embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. "The president has made it clear that we want peace but people should know that President Donald Trump will never compromise the safety and security of the Jewish state of Israel in the midst of that process".

by | December 08, 2017 | 15:39

The official, Jibril Rajoub, said Thursday "In the name of Fatah I say that we will not welcome the Vice President of the United States into Palestinian Authority-owned land". Embassy to the contested city has sparked outrage across the region. Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas issued a vociferous condemnation of Trump's announcement as a violation of "all global and bilateral agreements and resolutions", saying the move would disqualify the United States from any future role ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 15:23

West Midlands firefighters weren't laughing when they spent an hour removing the oven from this prankster's head - and they made their thoughts on the matter clear on Twitter, writing that they were "seriously unimpressed" to have spent an hour on the self-inflicted emergency.

by | December 08, 2017 | 14:47

The deputy president said he appreciated how hard it was for women to lay charges of sexual assault, and when pressed further by his interviewer, added: "Yes, I would believe her". President Zuma and Deputy President Ramaphosa talking at the OR Tambo centenary in Kantolo. The Pretoria High Court ruled that President Zuma was "clearly conflicted" by outstanding allegations against him and should therefore not have been allowed to appoint the national director of public prosecutions Shaun ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 14:09

The Liberty Party, led by Cllr. As Supreme Court Decides Today', while the New Dawn screamed: TODAY IS D-Day-all ears at the Supreme Court. "We do not believe that the evidence reached that threshold", Justice Banks asserted. However, as precondition for the run-off election, the court ordered NEC to fully comply with the standards of publications of the voter register known as the Final Register Roll (FRR) in accordance with law.

by | December 08, 2017 | 14:03

According to a Foreign Office spokesperson, an Indian diplomat would also accompany Jadhav's wife and mother during the meeting. "I have spoken to Mrs. The International Court of Justice (ICJ), however, restrained Pakistan on May 18 from executing him till it adjudicates on the case. Pakistani security agencies on March 24, 2016 apprehended an "on-duty RAW agent" from Balochistan.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:33

Former LNP leader John Paul Langbroek has also put his hand up for the role again, while Whitsunday MP Jason Costigan has indicated he will seek the deputy's spot, although it's not clear if the two will contest as a team. MPs have so far held two teleconferences ahead of Tuesday's party room meeting, but are yet to hold any official leadership discussions. Ms Palaszczuk confirmed she was looking at "four senior economic ministers" as part of the reshuffle on Monday, with the government to ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:24

The replacement comes at the beginning of what is expected to be a broader government reshuffle to prepare the right-wing party for votes due in the next three years. It drew an estimated 60,000 participants, including some who carried banners and signs with white supremacist messages. Morawiecki, a former global banker, is believed to be close to PiS's influential leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:21

Slager shot Scott in the back five times as he ran away. A former SC police officer will spend 20 years in prison for shooting and killing an unarmed man in North Charleston, a case that drew global attention and sparked a debate about the use of force by law enforcement.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:11

The cold air has arrived in central North Carolina and it is now looking a little more likely that some snow could fall later this week in central North Carolina . If there is any moisture left around Saturday night as our temperatures drop into the 20s, and if our winds settle down, there could be some slick spots on the roads, bridges and overpasses into Sunday morning, so keep that in mind.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:06

Wildfires roared through canyons, hillsides and residential areas in densely populated Southern California for a fourth day yesterday as gusting winds hampered efforts to quell the flames. "I don't know how many are living and how many are dead", he said. California Fire Department (Cal Fire) officials said dry, windy conditions were expected to continue into the weekend and warned residents to be ready to leave at a moment's notice.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:37

The European Commission has announced that "sufficient progress" has been made in the first phase of Brexit talks. May has got the deal that she needed-and the agreement that businesses were clamoring for. It is possible that the leaders would call an emergency summit in January or February 2018 to agree to move talks on and discuss the terms of a transition period.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:33

PHOENIX - Bradley Beal continued his offensive surge with 34 points and Washington won back-to-back games for the first time in nearly a month with a victory over Phoenix. LeVert added four foul shots in the final 19 seconds. Ingram led the Lakers with 21 points. Steven Adams added 12 points for the Thunder, and Carmelo Anthony had 11 on 5-for-20 shooting.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:22

Similarly, imports surged 17.7% in November from a year ago, faster than the expected growth of 13.0%. A poll of economists by The Wall Street Journal had forecast the value of shipments overseas to grow 6.0%. Iron ore imports "were not necessarily just by steel mills but could have been also purchased by traders", said Helen Lau at Argonaut Securities in Hong Kong.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:22

The Times says authorities suspect a dispute between the brother and sister over the Shinto shrine's chief priest position. Nagako Tomioka's driver, 33, was also seriously injured in the attack. After slashing the priestess, Shigenaga then stabbed the younger woman to death with a sword before killing himself, police said. A knife and a Japanese sword with blood on were found later near the site.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:15

Rush said he would not be answering any further questions beyond his statement made to a packed room of journalists and flashing cameras at his lawyers office on Collins Street. Last week, Rush voluntarily stepped down as president of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television (AACTA) until the matter is resolved. "The situation is intolerable and I must seek vindication of my good name through the courts", he said.