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by | April 20, 2018 | 15:40

That is a unusual thing to say to an Federal Bureau of Investigation director on your third-ever meeting - in their first, Comey had briefed Trump on the Russia dossier compiled by British ex-spy Christopher Steele, which included the unsubstantiated "golden showers thing" - but it is also odd because officially, Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had spoken only once, on a January 28 phone call.

by | April 20, 2018 | 15:38

Bush handing out cookies to sailors on a battleship. She will be laid to rest Saturday. The couple stayed together for 73 years, becoming the longest-married couple in presidential history. In Moscow, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a telegram to the former president offering his condolences.

by | April 20, 2018 | 15:26

The United States, France, and Britain carried out air strikes on what they said were Assad's chemical weapons installations in response. "We are concerned they may have tampered with it with the intent of thwarting the efforts of the O.P.C.W.

by | April 20, 2018 | 14:25

The eruption occurred a few kilometers away from Mount Shinmoe, the volcano featured in the classic 1967 James Bond film " You Only Live Twice ". But the agency retained the alert level of 3 on a scale of 5, as fumarolic gas continued to be observed at Mt.

by | April 20, 2018 | 14:16

Syria's United Nations ambassador Bashar Jaafari told the Security Council on Tuesday that the OPCW experts would begin their investigation once they received the all-clear from the United Nations team. It's an account that spells out the seemingly voluminous evidence of chemical weapons use and that makes, at the very least, a haunting case for quick OPCW access to Douma.

by | April 20, 2018 | 14:13

Moscow's threat to shoot down USA missiles came from the Russian ambassador to Lebanon, Alexander Zasypkin, who said he was referring to a statement by President Vladimir Putin and the Russian armed forces chief of staff. Speaking from rebel-held northern Syria, Abdulrazek told The Associated Press there were perhaps 50 warehouses in Syria that stored chemical weapons before the program was dismantled in 2013.

by | April 20, 2018 | 13:44

The airline said all 132 passengers and crew on board were evacuated safely and no injuries were reported. The jet skidded into the grass and came to a halt in mud about 100 feet (30 metres) from the runway. Stranded travellers sit outside the worldwide airport in Kathmandu on April 20, 2018, after a plane skidding off the runway disrupted flights for 12 hours until just before midday on April 20, 2018.

by | April 20, 2018 | 13:32

But the paper quoted one unnamed source as saying Ms Rudd seemed to think she could "take as long as she likes", and said an unnamed "ally" of Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey had said: "We're eager to get on with it". This would remove the possibility of a hard border in Northern Ireland, but it is opposed by hardline Conservative MPs. "Therefore, the message to Northern Ireland's MLA's, UK Government, Southern Ireland Government and the European Union from rural Northern Ireland ...

by | April 20, 2018 | 13:27

A United Nations security team came under fire in Syria on Wednesday while doing reconnaissance for inspectors to visit the sites of the suspected attack. The arrival of worldwide chemical weapons inspectors at the location of a suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma has been delayed after gunfire at the site during a visit by a United Nations security team on Tuesday, sources told Reuters .

by | April 20, 2018 | 13:25

Azad said the opposition has more than the minimum requirement needed to entertain the motion and asserted that they were sure of the Vice President taking the action. As per latest reports, The Trinamool Congress (TMC), a key opposition party, has not signed the motion. The Supreme Court on Friday termed debates and public statement made by lawmakers in connection with impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra as "unfortunate".

by | April 20, 2018 | 13:17

The province is in shambles, yet the ANC Deputy Secretary-General, Jesse Duarte, has come out to say that the "ANC members in the North West legislature won't support a motion of no confidence in Premier Supra Mahumapelo ", despite obvious problems within the party's leadership.

by | April 20, 2018 | 13:08

A St. Louis judge is set to rule on a request from Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens to dismiss a felony criminal indictment due to mistakes by the prosecutor and an investigator. Burlison essentially validated the defense's complaints but disagreed that they amounted to irreparable damage to the process. Burlison said he would allow defense attorneys to retake depositions and that he would consider monetary sanctions against Gardner.

by | April 20, 2018 | 12:52

The IMF chief said the US-China trade issue would be discussed at the IMF and World bank Spring meetings in Washington , DC this week. World economic growth is now at 3.9%, according to the International Monetary Fund . She added that the effect of the reforms started to decline as the inflation rate decreased to 13.1 percent from 33 percent. She said, "Factors that support that is that Nigeria's current external debt to GDP ratio is low so the external interest payments are ...

by | April 20, 2018 | 12:45

The comments came after the announcement that the U.S.is prepared to ramp up pressure against Russian Federation in the form of economic sanctions in a bid to halt Moscow's support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, who is accused of perpetrating the recent chemical attack .

by | April 20, 2018 | 12:40

A police bomb squad will defuse device, which was unearthed at a building site. The exclusion zone covers the train station, an army hospital, the economy ministry, an art gallery and a museum as well as part of the BND intelligence service's new headquarters.

by | April 20, 2018 | 12:29

You can use it toward a new auto seat, stroller, booster seat, vehicle seat base or travel system. Sunday, Target kicks off their annual vehicle seat trade-in at stores nationwide. Auto seats aren't eligible for curbside recycling. The event, which Target launched in 2016, is a great way to dispose of your old seat, since, as the company points out, vehicle seats expire every five to six years and shouldn't be donated or given away.

by | April 20, 2018 | 12:29

The initiative, as first reported by Reuters, adds the full weight of government to Trump's direct personal role in pushing arms sales during interactions with foreign heads of state. The system at that time was "not broken but it's certainly burdened", Rixey said . Under the Trump administration's new Conventional Arms Transfer (CAT) policy and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) export policy, private USA defense companies will now be allowed to directly sell some types of conventional ...

by | April 20, 2018 | 12:15

A three-judge panel-all of whom are Republican appointees-ruled that there were strong indications that the administration exceeded its legal authority in trying to implement the new conditions without approval from Congress. "This is our second opinion now ... that reaffirms that Chicago was right". Emanuel sued Sessions last summer to stop the immigration rules from being applied to the grants, and U.S.

by | April 20, 2018 | 11:52

In his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee past year, Comey said the memos contained his personal recollections of his conversations with Trump. Comey has said he wrote the memos for the FBI's files to capture his conversations with Trump. Trump, in Comey's telling, gave extensive denials about the salacious allegations about him in the infamous dossier compiled by Christopher Steele , a former British spy.

by | April 20, 2018 | 11:50

Afterward, officers checked her home to ensure her children's welfare and noticed that two of her children, infant girls, were unaccounted for, the newspaper reported. It's not immediately known why authorities were called to the Flint home in the first place. At one point in the past, she was put on medication for mental illness.

by | April 20, 2018 | 11:43

At the Senate hearing, Comey detailed his conversations with Trump . " President Trump's interference was a blatant effort to deny justice, and Director Comey was right to document it as it happened - in real time", Cummings said. Around two months after this meeting, Comey wrote that Trump called him and pressed to make it public about his contact with Russian officials. "I'm totally fine with transparency", Comey said.

by | April 20, 2018 | 10:35

Stephane Dujarric told reporters at U.N. headquarters Thursday that "due to the volatility" of the situation on the ground in Douma the United Nations doesn't want "to telegraph" when a U.N. Dreid said it was not clear why the deal appeared to have fallen through. Dumayr, in the Qalamoun mountains, is a short drive away from Douma, the site of the alleged April 7 chemical weapons attack.

by | April 20, 2018 | 10:12

East northeast wind 5 to 7 miles per hour. Sun: High: 63 Low: 44 Cloudy early, then mostly cloudy. Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. Valley areas are in the mid 40's for the start of your Wednesday , and mountain areas have dipped into the high 20's to mid 30's overnight.

by | April 20, 2018 | 09:59

The prime minister thanked US President Donald Trump for his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move its embassy to the holy city next month. "We have no better friends anywhere. Our state is interested in the further development of fruitful bilateral cooperation in various fields of mutual interest", Poroshenko's greeting to the president of Israel reads.

by | April 20, 2018 | 09:27

They released a statement after news organizations disclosed the contents of the memos Comey provided to the Justice Department. Spokespeople for the inspector general, Mr. In his January 28 conversation with Trump, Comey also writes that Trump said " the hookers thing is nonsense", but then later said that "Putin had told him, 'we have some of the most handsome hookers in the world'".