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by | December 14, 2018 | 08:55

Senior party figures would not be drawn on whether Labour would table a motion of no-confidence in the Government after the vote, indicating they would wait and see what happens in the aftermath of a Government defeat on such a defining policy issue.

by | December 14, 2018 | 08:26

While the Venezuelan constitution prohibits the country from hosting a permanent foreign military base, sources cited by the newspaper said that the country was open to temporarily hosting Russian planes. In response, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that Pompeo's comments were undiplomatic and wrong, according to The Moscow Times . The commander of Russia's strategic aircraft, General Sergei Kobylash, said the drills "will help us understand better how Venezuela's pilots are ...

by | December 14, 2018 | 08:25

As part of the agreement, American Media, Inc., admitted that it paid McDougal $150,000 in an attempt to influence the 2016 election , according to a statement from the USA attorney's office. Federal prosecutors said the expenditure amounted to an effort to influence the 2016 election and a violation of campaign finance law. The improvements include "distributing written standards regarding federal election laws to its employees and conducting annual training concerning these standards".

by | December 14, 2018 | 07:27

The Union-Tribune also noted that the migrants demanded that US immigration officials speed up the number of asylum seekers allowed in the USA each day to 300. The teen said he still had the girl with him at the border, but his group separated before crossing into the US and he lost track of the mother. Approximately 6,000 migrants have traveled from Central America to Tijuana, Mexico .

by | December 14, 2018 | 04:46

Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers, declined the job, and other officials now serving in Trump's administration have signaled that they are satisfied in their current positions. Speaking to Reuters earlier in the week, Trump remarked that there were "at least 10, 12 - 12 people that want it badly" and that "everybody wants it".

by | December 14, 2018 | 01:29

With less than four months left until the United Kingdom is due to exit on March 29, Brexit has been thrown up in the air by the failure of May's divorce deal among British lawmakers and a mutiny inside her party. "I am absolutely committed to changing the culture of this place and to seeing that everybody here is treated with dignity and respect", she said. Irish prime minister Leo Varadkar, who met one-to-one with May, said she had put new ideas on the table.

by | December 14, 2018 | 00:12

The Russian former graduate student at American University in Washington who has publicly advocated for gun rights, is slated to change her plea from not guilty to guilty in a hearing before Judge Tanya Chutkan in U.S. Maria Butina pleaded guilty to one count of a conspiracy to act as a foreign agent as part of a plea deal that includes cooperation with the government.

by | December 13, 2018 | 23:46

People involved in the company's private investigation into the breach also said the hackers may have been trying to collect information for China's spy agencies, rather than for financial gain, Reuters reported. These actions are said to include indictments against Chinese hackers and declassification of intelligence reports detailing Chinese cyberespionage efforts.

by | December 13, 2018 | 23:27

While the West Bank experiences occasional deadly violence, often between Israeli troops and Palestinian protesters, much of the Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed in recent months has been limited to the Gaza Strip, where some 175 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in border protests.

by | December 13, 2018 | 23:12

Aaron Trejo is a 16-year-old Mishawaka High School student in Mishawaka, Indiana, that was arrested and charged with the murder of 17-year-old Mishawaka High School Breana Rouhselang on Monday, December 10. "It was learned that these two individuals knew each other through the football team at Mishawaka High school", Asst. Chris Fronk , the St. Joseph County deputy prosecutor, said during a press conference that the teen's death is hard to understand.

by | December 13, 2018 | 22:03

The U.S. consulate is available to assist any American citizens. Strasbourg is home to the European Parliament , which is now hosting a meeting of European leaders. The lock of the door is broken at the suspect's apartment. Police were guarding the building. A neighbor, who also asked not to be named, said he was rarely home.

by | December 13, 2018 | 21:53

The two terms will run concurrently. The judge has ordered Cohen report to prison on March 6th. Cohen's other convictions for tax evasion and bank fraud charges are unrelated to the president. The sentence was the culmination of a spectacular rise and fast fall of a lawyer who attached himself to the fortunes of his biggest client, helped him get elected president, then turned on him, cooperating with two interconnected investigations: one run by federal prosecutors in NY, the other by ...

by | December 13, 2018 | 21:46

I will take the mantle of shutting down'. 'I will be the one to shut it down. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said Thursday that Democrats on the House Ways and Means Committee "see a path" toward obtaining the President's tax returns once Democrats take power in the chamber next year.

by | December 13, 2018 | 21:39

Igor Campos discovered the trapped man when he heard a voice coming from what was formerly Chef Kwong's Chinese Restaurant, which is now shuttered and vacant. Personnel then found a 29-year-old man trapped. He was transported via ambulance to a local hospital for treatment. "First off, we can confirm this man was not Santa Claus and did not have legal authority to be here", Alameda County Sheriff's Spokesman Sgt.

by | December 13, 2018 | 09:15

by | December 13, 2018 | 04:20

Let's sanction them, but I, for one, am not going to let terrorism regain a foothold against the United States". The government said Cohen violated campaign finance law "in coordination with and at the direction" of the president by paying two women to remain silent during the 2016 campaign about their alleged affairs with the president.

by | December 12, 2018 | 21:24

However, Speaker John Bercow - who chairs debates in the House of Commons - called on the government to give MPs a vote on whether Tuesday's vote should be cancelled, saying it was the "right and obvious" thing to do given how angry some MPs were about the cancellation.

by | December 12, 2018 | 20:26

The Prime Minister has met Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte for breakfast in the Hague, and is holding crucial talks with Angela Merkel in Berlin as she begs for concessions that could win over furious MPs. In Brussels, European Council president Donald Tusk announced that Brexit has been added to the agenda of a two-day EU summit in Brussels taking place on Thursday and Friday.

by | December 12, 2018 | 20:14

May will now come under pressure to seek to re-negotiate the deal at a summit with European Union leaders on Thursday and Friday. European Council President Donald Tusk also said he was calling a meeting of the council on Thursday to discuss the situation and also talk about preparations for a no-deal scenario.

by | December 12, 2018 | 19:06

The gunman has been identified as 29-year-old Chekatt Cherif who was born in Strasbourg . Senior Interior Ministry official Laurent Nunez said Chekatt had been radicalized in prison and had been monitored by French intelligence services since his release from jail in late 2015, because of his suspected religious extremism.

by | December 12, 2018 | 18:07

Mrs May cleared the decks to lobby Tory MPs for their backing, cancelling a planned meeting of Cabinet and a trip to Dublin for talks with Irish premier Leo Varadkar . May is reportedly "seeking legal guarantees" that the United Kingdom won't be "trapped in the Northern Ireland backstop plan". "The Irish government doesn't have an issue with providing reassurance if that's helpful", he said.

by | December 12, 2018 | 15:59

In a separate tweet, Mr Trump also said: "Very sad day & night in Paris ". It was a reference to the 2015 Paris climate accord, which the U.S.is leaving and which Macron has championed worldwide. The official wasn't authorized to speak publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. His aides say he will make an address to the nation this week, confronting head-on the most serious challenge to his premiership since his election in 2017.

by | December 11, 2018 | 20:57

Ms Meng has been held since Dec 1 in Canada on an American extradition request and faces U.S. charges related to sanctions-breaking business dealings with Iran . A former Canadian diplomat reportedly has been arrested in China. Since Meng's arrest, China has made a series of announcements related to possible commitments on trade.

by | December 11, 2018 | 20:35

Corbyn said May, the "runaway prime minister", was not even seeking to renegotiate the withdrawal deal. They were joined by Labour's Dame Margaret Beckett and Conservative MP Anna Soubry, leading figures from the pro-referendum wings of their parties.

by | December 11, 2018 | 16:29

Prompting backlash, the "zero tolerance" policy was announced in April and formally ended in June, and resulted in thousands of children being held in federal government facilities while their parents were sent to jail. Journalist Jamal Khashoggi , who was murdered by a hit squad at the Saudi consulate in Turkey, is also on the list. A group of young activists is among Time Magazine's most influential people of the year.