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by | August 29, 2018 | 03:55

Trump suggested Democrats would "quickly" and "violently" overturn gains he's made for conservative Christians, according to excerpts of the closed-door meeting obtained by NBC News . Trump also characterized himself as having gotten "rid of" the Johnson Amendment, a priority for religious conservatives because it limits political action from the pulpit.

by | August 29, 2018 | 00:03

Rebel forces have been routed in many parts of the country. "The Syrian government has the right to respond to any aggression against it, as has happened in the past". In April, the US, United Kingdom and France bombed three government sites in Syria, targeting suspected chemical weapons facilities. Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami , left, meets with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Sunday, Aug.

by | August 28, 2018 | 21:23

Big question: Was Lanny Davis also a source for CNN's story? His comments verify President Trump's claims that the comments were a lie perpetuated by the fake news media. CNN's report resulted in countless cable news segments and sent other news organizations scurrying to match. On Sunday, the newspaper published an interview in which Davis backpedaled.

by | August 28, 2018 | 21:05

At a dinner Monday night, Trump included a brief mention of McCain in his remarks, saying "we very much appreciate everything that Senator McCain has done for our country". Trump's conspicuous absences at both McCain and Barbara Bush's funerals offer perhaps the starkest examples of the ways in which Trump finds himself ostracized from some of the duties other presidents performed as nearly de facto aspects of their job.

by | August 28, 2018 | 20:51

Her family had believed that the stumbling block that had prevented her release from prison was the British failure to pay a four-decade bill of some £390 million over an arms deal to Iran that was aborted after the 1979 revolution. We have just heard the sad news that Nazanin's extension has been refused and she has returned to prison. "I was surprised it happened, I was elated on Friday", he said.

by | August 28, 2018 | 18:42

The prime minister began her visit to Cape Town, where she met with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and was greeting by a group of dancing students. "It's an issue that I raised and discussed with President Ramaphosa when he was in London earlier this year". Britain's overseas aid budget totalled £13.9 billion in 2017, an increase of £555 million in 2016 and in line with the legal commitment to invest 0.7 per cent of national income in this area.

by | August 28, 2018 | 14:54

Trump's response to McCain's death has been widely criticised, after he reportedly ditched a prepared White House statement which described his late colleague as a "hero". Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. John McCain is a Morrison resident who spent time a Prisoner of War camp with him during the Vietnam War. "The damage inflicted by President Trump's naiveté, egotism, false equivalence, and sympathy for autocrats is hard to calculate", McCain said at the time.

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:50

Earlier this summer, Mr McCain issued a blistering statement criticising Mr Trump's meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin. "A grateful nation will be forever in his debt", Hogan's statement reads ."The First Lady and I hold his wife Cindy, his family, and all those who knew and admired him in our prayers, and join them in mourning the loss of a true American hero who I was deeply honored to know".

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:45

Mr McCain died of brain cancer on Saturday aged 81 in his home state of Arizona . The U.S. mission in Vietnam plans to launch a fellowship in honor of McCain for a young Vietnamese leader committed to public service to travel on a U.S.

by | August 28, 2018 | 12:31

Sen. John McCain is joined by wife, Cindy , at the Heard Museum in Phoenix in November 2016. In a joint statement , the former USA leader and ex-secretary of state said: "Senator John McCain believed that every citizen has a responsibility to make something of the freedoms given by our constitution, and from his heroic service in the navy to his 35 years in Congress, he lived by his creed every day".

by | August 28, 2018 | 08:56

On the presidential campaign trail, the draft-dodging Trump denigrated McCain's status as a decorated Vietnam veteran and prisoner of war by saying he preferred people " who weren't captured ". "Our hearts and prayers are going to the family of Senator John McCain . and we very much appreciate everything Senator McCain has done for our country", he told the religious leaders.

by | August 28, 2018 | 08:42

As of now, two prominent US cardinals have disputed some of Vigano's claims , while reportedly a Vatican official who worked with Vigano said the letter was accurate. He said the sanctions were put in place in 2009 or 2010 but did not recall an exact date. USA cardinals defended themselves Monday against accusations of a Catholic Church cover-up on sex abuse detailed by a conservative bishop who has called on Pope Francis to resign.

by | August 28, 2018 | 07:54

Alston said that he didn't think Katz targeted the people who defeated him in the 2018 tournament, as both he and the other gamer who beat Katz were not shot. The victims in the shooting have not yet been identified, but one of them, Drini Gjoka , 19, of DC, took to Twitter saying he was lucky that a bullet only grazed his thumb.

by | August 28, 2018 | 05:59

Ms Bishop has said she is still deciding whether to contest her seat - which she has held since 1998 - at the next election . She had sought the prime minister's job after Malcolm Turnbull stood aside, but was eliminated in the first round.

by | August 28, 2018 | 02:24

It was only after the crisis for the Trump campaign created by the release of the "Access Hollywood" tape later in October 2016 that Cohen suddenly developed an urgent desire to buy the former porn star's silence. Cohen says AMI entered into an agreement in August 2015, after Trump became a candidate for president, to work with Trump to prevent publication of such embarrassing stories during the election year.

by | August 27, 2018 | 23:44

It appears that "substantial sums were paid for the Trump corporation to pay off, or to reimburse Mr Cohen ", Fein said . David Pecker , CEO of the parent company of the National Enquirer , has been granted immunity in exchange for providing information about Michael Cohen and Trump .

by | August 27, 2018 | 22:48

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Sunday a deal with Mexico for revisions to the North American Free Trade Agreement could be reached shortly. Lighthizer's press office didn't immediately return an e-mail seeking comment. An accord would open the way for Canada to re-enter the talks on the three-nation pact, which governs more than $1 trillion in annual trade.

by | August 27, 2018 | 22:43

Ward expressed her condolences to McCain's family on Saturday . To world leaders, the 81-year-old Arizona Republican - who lost his year-long battle with brain cancer this weekend - was a "hero, ' an 'inspiration to millions" and a man 'of great courage.' To democratically elected politicians across the globe, McCain embodied a USA role model they were able to rally behind without hesitation.

by | August 27, 2018 | 22:27

The statement came after Trump on Friday said he had asked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to cancel his trip to North Korea because there had not been significant progress on denuclearisation. Hwang Hojun, Arirang News. "There is no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea", Trump declared on Twitter after the meeting. "Additionally, because of our much tougher Trading stance with China, I do not believe they are helping with the process of denuclearization as they once were ...

by | August 27, 2018 | 21:40

But in a trial that has commanded an global spotlight and is widely seen as a litmus test for the civilian government's relationship with the press, the delay was widely perceived to have political motivations, especially as the decision comes on the eve of the U.N.

by | August 27, 2018 | 21:03

The Fox News reporter who interviewed Trump said on Wednesday that Trump told her he would consider pardoning Manafort. Trump then tweeted out marching orders for Sessions: "Open up the papers & documents without redaction?" Of course, if Trump canned Sessions and successfully replaced him with an AG who wouldn't have to recuse himself , it could help the president curb Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe.

by | August 27, 2018 | 19:15

About 700,000 of the Muslim minority poured across the border after attacks by the Myanmar military and Buddhist groups that the United Nations has likened to ethnic cleansing. "We are Rohingya, we are Muslims, we have been driven away from our land, from our homes", an unidentified speaker told the crowd on Saturday. The crisis has heaped enormous pressure on Bangladesh's impoverished Cox's Bazar district, which already hosted around 300,000 of the stateless group.

by | August 27, 2018 | 18:54

She faces Rep. Martha McSally and former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Pham Gia Minh, a 62-year-old businessman who signed the condolence book at the embassy, said he witnessed Vietnamese civilians being killed by the U.S bombings of North Vietnam, including on Christmas in Hanoi in 1972, but he admired McCain for overcoming the hard past to build better ties between the two countries.

by | August 27, 2018 | 17:39

Katz, who was found dead at the scene Sunday, took his own life with a self-inflicted gunshot wound inside the downtown Jacksonville venue, Williams said . Players can interact during the game and even see each other on the screen. Taylor Poindexter and her boyfriend, Marquis Williams, had travelled from Chicago to attend the tournament, and they fled when the gunfire erupted.

by | August 27, 2018 | 16:28

The Post , which cited current and former White House aides who requested anonymity to discuss sensitive internal deliberations, said White House chief of staff John Kelly, press secretary Sarah Sanders and other staff urged the release of an official statement calling McCain a " hero " and praising him for his extensive service to the country.