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by | February 06, 2018 | 20:11

Still, Trump defended his release of the memo, claiming the FBI's actions were a "disgrace". Trump's tweets about the top two lawmakers on the committee come as it is expected to vote as early as Monday afternoon on whether to release a Democratic memo that covers the same topic as last week's Republican memo.

by | February 06, 2018 | 20:04

Napolitano also sharply contradicted President Trump by saying the Nunes memo doesn't come close to "vindicating" him in the Russian Federation probe. House members have already had a chance to read the Democrats' memo. Some 55 percent of Republicans said last month they had a "great deal" of confidence in the country's law enforcement agencies - well above the 30 percent who expressed a similar level of confidence in the Trump administration and 9 percent who said the same about ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:40

The Taiwan government reported a hotel building collapsed in the city of Hua-lien as a result of the quake that shook the city earlier. Photos shared on social media show extensive damage to buildings and road. According to some reports a Hotel collapsed after the tremors. There have been several strong quakes in the area in the last few days. People are reportedly trapped inside the Marshal Hotel and other buildings, and aftershocks are continuing to rock various cities.

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:34

South Korea's Kospi declined 2.9 per cent to 2,418.79 and the Shanghai Composite index was off 2.2 per cent at 3,412.37. The FTSE 100 fell sharply on Tuesday morning, following dramatic sell-offs across the USA and Asia, sparked by inflation fears after strong U.S.

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:33

Other political parties have criticised Mr Kelly's actions. He left the device nearby and drove off to prearranged meetings. The North Belfast MLA and Sinn Féin's policing spokesman told the BBC that he had paid the fine and paid for the damage he caused when remvoing the parking company's clamp with bolt cutters from his vehicle.

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:20

Wildlife experts, environmental organizations, and the United Nations said the world had lost a conservationist who was rigorous in his work and reporting. "His meticulous work into ivory and rhino horn markets was conducted often in some of the world's most remote and risky places and against intensely busy schedules that would have exhausted a man half his age.

by | February 06, 2018 | 19:03

North Korea "may now be only months away from the capability to strike the USA with nuclear-armed ballistic missiles". USA disarmament ambassador Robert Wood, addressing the UN-sponsored Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, refused to mince his words as he hit out at Washington's nuclear rivals and issued a terrifying warning and North Korea's increasingly sophisticated weapons programme.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:42

One political analyst says the postponement of the State of the Nation Address shows President Jacob Zuma no longer has power within the ANC. Opposition whips seized on the opportunity and ratcheted up the pressure on Parliament's presiding officers, demanding that the address be postponed.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:23

Baker said Stratfor anticipates North Korea "will continue (missile) testing this year, they're too close to the end of the program to simply stop and give up."This could include more ballistic missile launches, submarine launches, or even an above-ground nuclear test over the Pacific, he added".

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:20

Washington has previously said it won't seek to initiate contact with North Koreans attending the South Korean games, but it does want talks with Kim Jong-Un in an effort to get him to abandon his nuclear program. "And, if you miss a Bobsledding event when it's on live, you'll find the on-demand version ready and waiting for you in your Olympic Winter Games collection".

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:21

Women today play a crucial role in Malaysian politics and are the backbone of Umno, the main component of the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition. She was a famous Suffragette who threw herself in front of the King's horse on Epsom Derby Day on 4 June 2013.

by | February 06, 2018 | 18:01

Rachael Denhollander, one of the first women to come forward publically with her story, was present at the final sentencing hearing on Monday and slammed Michigan State for allegedly attempting to dismiss victims' lawsuits. "And I do not believe that there is a likelihood that you could be reformed". The next step in the process of justice for the victims will be the investigations of the various institutions involved, to see if they were complicit in the years of abuse.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:53

Last year, China banned the ivory trade there, something The Washington Post's Simon Denyer said "has thrown a lifeline to African elephants and brought new hope in the battle to end the poaching of tens of thousands of animals every year for their tusks".

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:34

He said that security forces were searching for the attacker. "Murdered in the attack was Rabbi Itamar Ben-Gal HY" D , 29, of Har Bracha. The Israeli military had no immediate comment about the casualty, but said it was looking into reports of the injuries.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:30

The case has gained wide global attention, with several human rights groups calling it political persecution and decrying the eroding rule of law in Hong Kong. The case centered around a protest on September 26, 2014, that sparked a 79-day occupation of much of downtown Hong Kong by democracy activists. "Today's judgment will be important for us to have a full analysis or review of the future road towards democracy", Wong said.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:29

There is speculation that Trump's tweet might have been inspired by a segment on the NHS by Fox News Channel, which the president frequently watches. "We have the same ideals and there's nothing that would happen to you that we wouldn't be there to fight for you". "At a time when the NHS and social care face such huge pressures, policy makers must be willing to look at bold solutions in order to safeguard vital services for generations to come", added Panel member Professor Clare Gerada, ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:15

Arbuthnot said evidence handed to the court concerning Assange's medical problems included "a awful bad tooth, frozen shoulder and depression". The judge plans to give her ruling Tuesday afternoon. "Therefore a warrant stands", Watkins said. Assange has refused to leave the embassy, claiming he fears being extradited to the United States over WikiLeaks' publication of secret USA military documents and diplomatic cables in 2010.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:12

Nothing in the highly anticipated memo from the Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee impugns the investigation of special counsel Robert Mueller. The memo's release would also threaten to further fracture the frayed relationship between the President and his Justice Department and intelligence community, both of which opposed the release of the document, which is based on classified intelligence.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:10

The document describes exercises conducted by Department of Homeland Security program BioWatch which were undertaken to assess the readiness of Minneapolis public officials to handle a bioterrorism attack. It has not been confirmed who left the documents on the plane. CNN said it notified DHS to let government officials know it found the documents.

by | February 06, 2018 | 17:01

The death toll rose from an initial report of 16 "because the strikes are continuing - some new victims died in Douma and some critically wounded people died of their wounds", the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. In a statement , the Turkish General Staff said that five soldiers and one civilian employee were also slightly injured in the attack, as terror groups targeted Turkish forces at the site of a planned sixth observation point in the city.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:55

NBC reports some people in the eastern US received the message as an actual warning, but it was only a test. But some users received what appeared to be an actual tsunami warning on their devices. A monthly Tsunami Warning test was issued around 830 am by @NWS_NTWC . There is NO tsunami threat to east central Florida. AccuWeather also explained the test in a tweet Tuesday morning.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:55

A coalition of former tech executives launched a coalition to reach 55,000 United States public schools to warn kids about the effects of tech addiction . The Truth About Tech campaign comes at a time when people are questioning whether young children and teens should be allowed to access certain social apps.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:55

He was a bar manager of his brother's bar in Brussels , but sold it about six weeks before the Paris terror attacks that killed 130 people on November 13, 2015. Abdeslam was extradited to France shortly afterwards but has since kept quiet, frustrating his lawyers. He is being tried alongside a second defendant, Sofiane Ayari, in relation to the shootout.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:51

The were jointed by House minority whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland, caucus chair Joe Crowley of NY, and Judiciary ranking member Jerry Nadler of NY, along with Senate Judiciary Committee ranking Member Dianne Feinstein of California and Senate Democratic whip Richard Durbin of IL.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:43

Cast and crew members are okay - some recovering from minor injuries. Light Up the Night to Stephens Auditorium. The " Dancing with the Stars " touring cast was part of a 70-car pile-up in Iowa Monday, but everyone made it out safe. Information regarding rescheduling and/or refunds will be available soon. He said: "Thanking God for the safety of our crew". " Dancing with the Stars " canceled its show Monday night after the accident.