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by | July 27, 2018 | 19:34

Mr. Pompeo was on clean-up duty following Mr. Trump's poorly-reviewed summit with Mr. Putin last week in Helsinki, in which the president at times seemed to be challenging his own intelligence services' evaluation of Russian meddling in the US political system.

by | July 27, 2018 | 08:25

A zoo in Egypt painted black stripes on two donkeys to make them look like zebras, according to a student who took photographs of one of the animals. Since the photos went viral, a number of vets in the country were quick to confirm that the animal was indeed a donkey.

by | July 27, 2018 | 06:00

And when asked by ABC News' Terry Moran if it's presidential that the president is potentially seeking to punish those that he doesn't like Sanders said: "The president is exploring these mechanisms to remove security clearance because they've politicized and in some cases monetized their public service and their security clearances".

by | July 27, 2018 | 04:50

At the summit, the USA president also expressed doubt regarding the American intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation had interfered in the 2016 presidential election, an allegation that Moscow has repeatedly denied. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will not invite Russia President Vladimir Putin to address Congress if Putin comes to Washington because "that is something we reserve for allies".

by | July 27, 2018 | 02:14

Bou Ammar, from Shbiki, said there weren't many men left to defend the village when the militants attacked. The others were killed in suicide attacks in the provincial capital. The assault in Sweida, near the border with Jordan, stunned a city that has escaped the worst effects of Syria's civil war and violence by extremist factions.

by | July 26, 2018 | 23:46

Tuesday's decision "wasn't about monetary policy, it was about the independence of the central bank", Viktor Szabo, a senior investment manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments, told the WSJ. The Borsa Istanbul 100 Index of Turkish stocks extended declines after the central bank announcement, sliding 3.3 per cent. They dumped the nation's bonds, pushing the yield on the 10-year note up by the most in data going back to 2010.

by | July 26, 2018 | 23:23

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told senators Wednesday that he believes North Korea understands how the USA defines denuclearization, but wouldn't say whether Kim Jong-un's regime is still developing nuclear weapons. At right is U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . But despite the "productive" discussions and continued efforts to engage in talks with the North, Pompeo confirmed that the regime continues to make material for nuclear weapons.

by | July 26, 2018 | 21:59

Earlier this month when Russian President Vladimir Putin tossed a soccer ball over to President Trump during a controversial press conference following their meeting in Helsinki, Finland, many political pundits on both sides of the aisle half-jokingly suggested that Trump better check the ball to see if it's bugged.

by | July 26, 2018 | 20:57

But he said the plan was a "road map" to the "sunlit uplands" of a final deal which respects the referendum result. May's white paper had called for equivalence to be "expanded", explaining it was "not sufficient to deal with a third country whose financial markets are as deeply interconnected with the EU's as those of the United Kingdom are".

by | July 26, 2018 | 20:54

Parts of Britain are forecast to bask in temperatures of 35C (95F) later this week, surpassing Monday, which was the hottest day of the year so far . A high pollution warning was issued for London on Thursday, due to a mix of toxic air, extremely high temperatures, emissions from the continent and a lack of cloud.

by | July 26, 2018 | 20:31

The trial had been scheduled to start with jury selection July 25. "We thought that we would get it through discovery". The indictment says Manafort and business associate Rick Gates passed money they received from Ukraine through foreign bank accounts to hide it from the Internal Revenue Service.

by | July 26, 2018 | 20:10

He looked down for most of the hearing, she said and at one point, he had a slight smile. Cowell is white, while his victims are black; authorities have not ruled that race was a factor in the attack. - BART officials said police have arrested the suspect in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old woman Sunday night at BART's MacArthur station in Oakland.

by | July 26, 2018 | 20:10

On Wednesday, a Turkish court ordered that Brunson be freed from prison and placed under house arrest while his trial continues, according to Brunson's lawyer. Brunson was first imprisoned on terrorism charges after an attempted coup in the summer of 2016 against President Recep Erdoğan. Brunson was accused of helping supporters of Fethullah Gulen , the US -based cleric who Turkish authorities say masterminded the coup attempt against President Tayyip Erdogan in which 250 people were ...

by | July 26, 2018 | 19:16

The real challenge for India will be balancing the country's technology dependence and avoiding confrontation with the USA vis-a-vis its age-old relations with Tehran and the financial/strategic stake in the Chabahar port project, which is a pillar of New Delhi's Af-Pak policy.

by | July 26, 2018 | 17:34

Tini Owens, 68, is fighting to get divorced from her husband, High Owens, citing unreasonable behavior and claiming their marriage has been broken for some time. One, Lord Wilson, said he and his colleagues had ruled against Tini with reluctance. At a hearing in the Court of Appeal a year ago, judges said Mrs Owens failed to show the marriage had "irretrievably" broken down.

by | July 26, 2018 | 16:42

He said the tallying was now being conducted manually. Full results are expected later in the morning. Shehbaz Sharif, the younger brother of Nawaz, told reporters in Lahore that the PML-N rejected the election results after its officials were kicked out of polling stations.

by | July 26, 2018 | 16:16

The committee chairman, Sen. The White House later said the president was saying "no" to taking reporters' questions and was not answering Vega's question. Putin described the first summit as "successful" and accused unnamed "forces" within the U.S. of preventing an improvement in U.S. -Russia relations.

by | July 26, 2018 | 13:23

The group of 11 lawmakers, led by Freedom Caucus leaders Rep. Mark Meadows , R-N.C., and Rep. Jim Jordan , R-Ohio, have been threatening to file impeachment articles for months. In an appearance on Fox Business Network Wednesday night, Rep. Matt Gaetz , R-Fla. said that while the next step remains uncertain since the House leaves town for its summer recess at the end of this week, "it was very important for those of us who believe that norms have been violated to step out and say Rod ...

by | July 26, 2018 | 12:58

A police SUV appeared to have been damaged, with its back windshield missing, and was cordoned off by police before being removed, a Reuters witness said. It has not been confirmed whether this was related to the reported explosion. According to Radio Free Asia online news, a man attempted to throw a homemade bomb into the gated compound of the embassy, but the device went off earlier than planned.

by | July 26, 2018 | 12:45

American Airlines has become the first USA carrier to modify its description of Taiwan after China demanded changes earlier this year. The SCMP says "reducing United States flights to China and restricting Chinese airspace" were among the options for punishment that Beijing had ready.

by | July 26, 2018 | 11:54

The president seized on that point, tweeting: "What kind of a lawyer would tape a client?" "So sad! Is this a first, never heard of it before?" Why was the tape so abruptly terminated (cut) while I was presumably saying positive things? The paper reported that Cohen told Cuomo he wasn't running a tape - before recording their entire conversation.

by | July 26, 2018 | 08:58

Last week, the news broke that Cohen had secretly recorded a conversation with Trump in 2016 in which they discussed payments to a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Trump. This is not the first time that Avenatti has suggested that there could be multiple recordings of conversations Trump and Cohen have had, but his claim has yet to be substantiated.

by | July 25, 2018 | 22:29

But the public was not entirely convinced after his submissive performance at his summit with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki , Finland, a week ago. The expression of concern about Russian meddling is a change in tone for the president, who has repeatedly expressed doubts about Russia's role in interfering in the 2016 US election.

by | July 25, 2018 | 22:16

Cohen's decision not to seek a pardon suggests he may be cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice. Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani had a much different reaction . "The president does bring up cash", Giuliani said . Cohen told ABC News in an interview released on Jul 2 that his family and the country commanded his "first loyalty", fuelling that speculation.

by | July 25, 2018 | 21:26

Poweshiek County Sheriff Thomas Kriegel said Brooklyn is a close-knit farming community where everyone knows everyone. Officials also used a helicopter to help search the area. They're family and we look after each other", said Carla Kriegel, one of the volunteers. Tibbetts, a California native who lives in Brooklyn , was dog-sitting around the time of her disappearance.