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by | November 23, 2018 | 05:06

Trump also expressed optimism for working out a trade deal with China and finding peace in Afghanistan, saying the USA is engaged in "very strong negotiations". The appellate court, which oversees much of the Western U.S., has dealt his administration some of its most high-profile legal setbacks - including a recent ruling reversing Trump's attempt to phase out an Obama-era program that shields immigrants who arrived here illegally as children.

by | November 22, 2018 | 20:15

Homeland Security shut down incoming traffic at the country's busiest land-border crossing in order to harden the port of entry, Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday. Less than an hour before Nielsen's arrival a man tried to swim into the US but was quickly detained by border patrol agents. But many residents fear with the passage of time their presence will take its toll and crime could go up.

by | November 22, 2018 | 09:29

The pointed response, referencing Trump's glib "maybe he did, maybe he didn't" statement on the Saudi Crown Prince's involvement in the brutal killing of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi , drew praise from Wolf's fellow comedians.

by | November 22, 2018 | 09:13

Intense snow squalls will move through the region Wednesday afternoon and wind-chill factors could make Thanksgiving Day one of the coldest on record. "Any snow squall that is able to develop will bring the potential for very brief heavy snow, whiteout conditions, strong winds, and slippery roads", the weather service said.

by | November 22, 2018 | 07:07

While police did not reveal how he was killed, they said his girlfriend had served up his remains as part of a traditional rice and meat dish to some Pakistani nationals working nearby. She later admitted to local authorities that she disposed of his body with the help of a friend but kept some of his flesh to mince in the blender.

by | November 22, 2018 | 00:32

He added that " much of what has been asked raised serious constitutional issues and was beyond the scope of a legitimate inquiry ". While it helps Trump avoid the pressures and quick thinking in-person follow-ups demand, it also binds him to testimony just as legally binding as if he gave it to Mueller directly.

by | November 21, 2018 | 23:11

Germany will back an agreement on Sunday on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, and hopes Spain's objection to wording over the disputed British territory of Gibraltar can be resolved by then, Chancellor Angela Merkel said. On Monday Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said that the draft Brexit deal had failed to make clear that talks on Gibraltar were "separate negotiations" and not part of future talks between the United Kingdom and EU.

by | November 21, 2018 | 19:24

Trump's first set of turkeys, Drumstick and Wishbone, have already died, not living as long as President Obama's final set of turkeys, Tater and Tot. Each turkey that comes to the White House weighs between 36 to 45 pounds, and arrives when they are 20 weeks old. While the annual presidential turkey pardon is typically free of partisan politics, President Donald Trump took jabs at the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the incoming House Democratic majority at Tuesday's ...

by | November 21, 2018 | 18:20

Tribespeople armed with bows and arrows killed an American tourist who illegally ventured to their island home, police said on Wednesday (Nov 21) in India's Andaman islands where contact with indigenous people is banned to protect their way of life.

by | November 21, 2018 | 17:41

The New York Times reported Tuesday that then-White House counsel Donald McGahn talked Trump out of ordering federal prosecutions against Clinton and Comey. "This is a level that Richard Nixon never went to where you went after somebody's personal well-being by a criminal prosecution". "I've listened to all the tapes that are relevant".

by | November 21, 2018 | 11:54

Under the proclamation , Mr Trump said only people who enter at official checkpoints - as opposed to sneaking across the border - can apply for asylum. "We look forward to continuing to defend the Executive Branch's legitimate and well-reasoned exercise of its authority to address the crisis at our southern border", it added.

by | November 21, 2018 | 10:53

Politicians in Lithuania and Ukraine have urged their governments to quit Interpol if Prokopchuk is elected, while Britain has said it is backing his South Korean rival Kim Jong-yang, now the organisation's senior VP. Based in the French city of Lyon, the 95-year-old policing body is best known for issuing "red notices" that identify suspects pursued by other countries, effectively putting them on the world's "most-wanted" list.

by | November 21, 2018 | 07:47

White House ethics officials found Ivanka , who is an adviser to President Trump , conducted business via her personal email address for much of 2017, The Washington Post reported . Turley wondered on "America's Newsroom" what it will take for government officials to stop using private emails. Ivanka Trump at the White House on October 9, 2018.

by | November 20, 2018 | 22:02

Prime Minister Imran Khan , in response to Trump's interview , hit back at the USA president yesterday, saying the "record needs to be put straight on Mr Trump's tirade against Pakistan". Khan said Pakistan had borne the brunt of the United States' war on terror, which focused on militants that straddle the Afghanistan-Pakistan tribal belt.

by | November 20, 2018 | 18:45

The company added that it would affect around 200 listings. Since the 1967 Six-Day War when Israel seized the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, more than 600,000 Israelis have moved into settlements on the occupied land, according to Amnesty International.

by | November 20, 2018 | 17:28

Democratic senators have sued to block President Donald Trump's appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker , alleging the appointment was made to undermine the ongoing criminal investigation of the 2016 Trump campaign's alleged links to Russian Federation.

by | November 20, 2018 | 17:11

Marcia Fudge (D-OH), who is publicly weighing a bid against Pelosi. Pelosi has led her party for 15 years and was speaker of the House previously from 2007 to 2011. The rebels' letter to their Democratic colleagues praises Pelosi, 78, for her long career and calls her "a historic figure" who helped the party win major victories.

by | November 20, 2018 | 16:57

Turkey's defence minister Hulusi Akar has repeated claims that Turkey did not obtain the recordings of Jamal Khashoggi's murder by bugging the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. "You traitor! Your day of judgment has come!" He also complains that Khashoggi's shoes are too tight for his feet. It claims that 19 phone calls are made to Saudi Arabia from the 'C unit, ' which houses the consul's office, with four of them apparently between Mutreb and Saud al-Qahtani, a close adviser to Crown Prince ...

by | November 20, 2018 | 12:20

Mike Pence , the US Vice President, criticized Chinese President Xi Jinping for Belt and Road initiative as well as for territorial demands in the disputed maritime territories in East China and South China Seas. bases in Guam. In a meeting that could irritate Beijing, Pence had talks with Taiwan's envoy to APEC, Morris Chang. "China has taken advantage of the United States for many years".

by | November 19, 2018 | 20:12

A Pakistani minister accused Donald Trump of convenient amnesia after the United States president launched another tirade accusing the country of duplicity and hiding Osama bin Laden . President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his administration's decision to stop hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to Pakistan, saying the country does not do "a damn thing" for the US .

by | November 19, 2018 | 18:55

On Friday afternoon, Ocasio-Cortez outlined a broader critique of recent media coverage focused on her, specifically citing Fox News and The Washington Examiner . "E.g". Last Thursday, as Fox News noted, she whined that critics were calling her "divisive" because she participated in a demonstration about climate change two days earlier outside the office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).

by | November 19, 2018 | 16:54

CNN reported on Sunday night that the White House has sent a letter to Acosta informing him of that planned action. Acosta's press credentials were revoked after he and President Trump verbally sparred at a press conference this month. The presiding judge said , in his ruling, that the decision by the White House "likely violated the journalist's right to due process and freedom of speech".

by | November 19, 2018 | 16:48

Earlier in the day, Modi was accorded a red carpet welcome on his arrival here with the Speaker of the Maldives Parliament, Qasim Ibrahim, receiving him at the airport. "I will convey to the new Maldivian Government of Mr Solih the desire of the Indian Government to work closely for realisation of their developmental priorities, especially in areas of infrastructure, health care, connectivity & human resource development", Modi said in a series of tweets ahead of the visit.

by | November 19, 2018 | 16:23

After Lieberman's withdrawal, Netanyahu's government was left clinging to a one-seat majority in the 120-seat parliament. He repeated that theme in remarks to parliament's foreign affairs and defense committee, in which he said that "together we can surmount any challenge and ensure Israel's security".

by | November 19, 2018 | 14:05

The UN World Food Programme on Thursday appealed for an end to the devastating three-and-a-half-year civil war in Yemen, where a full-blown starvation looms in what is the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today. "I'm only saying stop one sale of arms to send the message that we are done with the war in Yemen ". Soaring prices have put some basic commodities out of reach for many Yemenis and the central bank has struggled to pay public-sector salaries on which many depend as foreign ...