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by | February 11, 2018 | 08:03

Tweeting from his resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on Saturday, Trump said the Republican memo " totally vindicates " him in the Russian Federation investigation and called Mueller's probe a "disgrace". The memo, written by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee, begins with some stunning language. Congressional Democrats accused the Republicans who backed the memo of distorting classified information as part of an effort to undermine law enforcement officers and the ongoing ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:54

He took off with Bollinger's purse and the gun. "Just because we have a suspect in custody, doesn't mean the investigation is over", Adams County Sheriff Michael McIntosh said Friday in announcing the arrest. However, he said she persisted, bringing her own gun and telling him she wanted to be "executed from behind". As they drove around, he said in the affidavit, he tried to talk her out of it, but she was adamant.

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:45

During a pre-Olympics Opening ceremonies reception in Pyeongchang later that day, Pence "did not come across" the North Korean delegation, according to a spokesman for the Vice President. But the United States and Japan have warned against North Korea's "smile diplomacy", through which Pyongyang is apparently trying to weaken worldwide economic sanctions against it by getting close to South Korea .

by | February 11, 2018 | 07:35

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to talk about allegations and due process. Mr Trump had earlier defended former aide Mr Porter, wishing him well in his future endeavours without any mention of the two ex-wives who have accused Porter of physical and emotional abuse.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:49

The invitation was verbally delivered by Kim's sister, Kim Yo Jong, during a Saturday meeting at Moon's presidential compound in Seoul a day after the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics in South Korea. "We have to be unified (with North Korea)". Tensions between the two soared previous year as Pyongyang launched intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the United States mainland and carried out by far its most powerful nuclear test to date.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:40

The North Korean delegation also included North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's only known sister, Yo-jong. The cracks in the trilateral alliance between the United States, Japan, and South Korea - allies who've shown a united front in hopes of denuclearizing North Korea - are starting to show.

by | February 11, 2018 | 06:24

The surveillance warrant and renewals did not mention that the dossier was paid for, at least in part, by the Democratic National Committee and the campaign for Hillary Clinton , according to the memo spearheaded by Chairman Devin Nunes , R-Calif.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:51

Zuma's spokesman did not respond to calls seeking comment. "My darling husband did not join the ANC in 1991, jumped ship nor hip-hopped between the struggle and wealth accumulation", she said. Numerous recent graft allegations are linked to the Guptas, a wealthy Indian business family accused of improperly winning government contracts and influencing cabinet appointments.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:46

He says " some are true and some are false" but says there's "no recovery for someone falsely accused". Some are old and some are new. "Is there no such thing any longer as Due Process?" He also provided the Post with photographs of his own scrapes and bruises.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:41

Moon also met him at a reception as well as the opening ceremony on Friday and a meeting earlier Saturday at the presidential office. US Vice-President Mike Pence, who was seated in the same box, did not interact with the North Koreans at any point, US officials said.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:31

Kiboss Ronny, also a Kenyan, came second with the time of 2:13:26 while Victor Benjamin took the third position after crossing the finish line at exactly 2:13:29. The main goal is to have the Marathon in the main calendar for the gold award and in the next two years, I believe strongly that with the support of Lagos State and all the sponsors, we'll get to where we ought to be.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:19

United States President Donald Trump on Friday signed a combined funding and budget bill that was passed by Congress hours earlier and will increase federal spending by hundreds of billions of dollars, bringing an end to the second government shutdown this year.

by | February 11, 2018 | 05:19

Sorensen resigned Friday over allegations he had been violently and emotionally abusive to his ex-wife during their marriage. The most recent example of this trend has played out over the last 72 hours - as Trump has repeatedly noted that Rob Porter , his former staff secretary, denies the charges of physical and emotional abuse levied against him by both of his ex-wives as well as a former girlfriend.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:52

According to Pence's office, there was "no interaction" between the USA vice president and the North Korean officials. Some North Korean experts believe tough United Nations sanctions that are cutting off most of the isolated North's sources of revenue have added pressure on Pyongyang to engage further with Seoul.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:20

Moon quickly reacted to Kim's remarks, saying it was "a response to our proposal to turn the Pyeongchang Olympic Games into an epoch-making opportunity to improve inter-Korean relations and establish peace". "The North Koreans should understand that for a summit or any kind of serious talks to occur, Moon needs to be able to take something to Washington - something that addresses denuclearisation", he said .

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:16

The North's official Korean Central News Agency also referred to Moon as president. He also did not shake hands with Kim Yong Nam while making a brief appearance at a leaders' reception ahead of the ceremony - although Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , whose country is also regularly threatened by Pyongyang, did so, while exchanging pleasantries with the North Korean.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:13

The Israeli Cabinet just held a meeting near the Syrian border to highlight the new threats, which it attributes to Iran's growing confidence given the success of the government of Bashar Assad in the Syrian civil war thanks to their support.

by | February 11, 2018 | 04:08

In response, Iran denounced Israeli "lies" and said Syria had the right to self-defense in response to Israeli strikes. The army has downed an Iranian drone launched from Syria into Israel's northern territory; Israeli warplanes in response pounded the target in Syria, the army's spokesman said on Saturday.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:40

Conricus said it was intercepted well inside Israeli territory over the city of Beit Shean, near the Jordanian border. Israel has shot down several drones that previously tried to infiltrate its territory from Syria. The Syrian government has repeatedly accused Israel of attacking military sites on its soil. Iran's involvement in the conflict, specifically the regular deployment of Iranian and Iran-backed forces in support of the Syrian regime and President Bashar al-Assad near the Israeli ...

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:30

Stringent action will be taken against those who are involved in the incident. "It is very unfortunate that a public servant has been attacked". Four of the attackers were arrested, police sources said. The party demanded legal action against the BJP. Stating that such violent acts and intolerance were unacceptable in a democracy, Deb said action would be taken as per law and those involved in the incident would be arrested.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:54

In the lead up to the weekend's fixture, manager Arsene Wenger spoke to Arsenal's official website about the task ahead. Wenger made the remarks ahead of tomorrow's north London derby against Spurs and after Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino said diving was a "minimal issue" within the sport.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:54

It was a raucous and historic night mixing sports and politics on an global stage for a second straight night in this remote region of South Korea . There is a palpable excitement in this isolated, rugged mountain town, as one of the poorest, coldest and most disgruntled parts of an otherwise prosperous South Korea kicks off two weeks of winter sports, spectacle and, from the looks of things, some inter-Korean reconciliation.

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:36

Mr Modi's visit to Ramallah on Saturday was the first by an Indian prime minister to the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The Grand Collar is Highest order given to foreign dignitaries. He said India remains "committed to Palestinian national rights", but stopped short of offering support for Abbas' political agenda. "The long Indian position of supporting the two-state solution is well known".

by | February 11, 2018 | 01:18

The gross grant included Rs 417.44 crore for the Polavaram multipurpose project, one of the issues of contention between the allies TDP and BJP. According to the report, the Centre released Rs 417.44 crore for the Polavaram project, which had found no mention in the 2018 Budget, thereby infuriating the TDP.

by | February 11, 2018 | 00:38

Moon's spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom said Saturday Kim's sister verbally delivered his offer in a lunch meeting with Moon at Seoul's presidential palace. The recent detente, anchored by South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympic Games that began on Friday, came despite an acceleration in the North's weapons programs a year ago and pressure from Seoul's allies in Washington.