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by | December 17, 2018 | 19:12

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt also relinquished their posts after coming under scrutiny for how they spent taxpayer dollars on their travel, among other allegations.

by | December 17, 2018 | 18:58

The segment began with Mrs. Trump talking about her relationship with the troops, her stint overseas, and her romantic relationship with Donald. Trump has repeatedly attacked the press as "fake news" and referred to them as the "enemy of the people".

by | December 17, 2018 | 17:44

The group has claimed two recent deadly shootings in the West Bank, which has seen an upsurge in violence over the past week. Undercover Israeli special forces infiltrated into the territory in a civilian vehicle near Khan Yunis, opening fire and killing local commander Noor Baraka when they were discovered.

by | December 17, 2018 | 16:27

Absent a bipartisan agreement on Trump's border wall, about a quarter of the government will run out of money on December 21. Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan's pre-election prediction of a "big fight" over the wall has run up against the reality of the changed circumstances.

by | December 17, 2018 | 16:05

Authorities are searching for a motive after an American college student is stabbed to death while studying overseas in the Netherlands . Papenheim was a drummer and reportedly got along with her roommate in the beginning because they were both musicians.

by | December 17, 2018 | 15:58

Cohen said Trump told him to pay them to keep quiet. Trump claimed on Thursday he never directed Cohen to break the law . Cohen also pleaded guilty in August to breaking campaign finance laws by helping orchestrate payments to silence former Playboy model Karen McDougal and adult film actress Stormy Daniels , who said they had sexual encounters with Trump while he was married.

by | December 17, 2018 | 15:59

May told journalists Juncker explained he used the phrase "nebulous" referring to "the general level of debate", not to May personally. "It's about protecting the peace, keeping the border open, also protecting the single market and making sure we answer this question of the Irish border now, so no side can use it as leverage in the future relationship talks, which we are willing to start as soon as the Withdrawal Agreement is ratified".

by | December 17, 2018 | 15:40

Still, unlike the two others who have served as Mr. Trump's chief of staff, he brings an understanding of the intersection between the White House and Congress. Donald Trump is one of the most polarizing people on Planet Earth and whether you love him or hate him, it is beneficial for the crypto industry to have a major Bitcoin advocate whispering sweet nothings into the ear of the American President.

by | December 17, 2018 | 15:12

Denying the PM's claim that his call for a second referendum was an "insult to the office he once held", Mr Blair said he was speaking out in the national interest and in the interests of democracy. Media captionLiam Fox: 'How do we tell the SNP that they can't have another referendum on independence?' But EU leaders told her the negotiated withdrawal agreement was "not open for renegotiation" , although some clarification was possible.

by | December 16, 2018 | 04:33

US -backed, Kurdish-led fighters captured the last town held by the Islamic State group on Friday, after days of intense battles in the militants' single remaining enclave in eastern Syria, activists said. US troops, Erdogan said, have been interspersed among the SDF near the border "in case Turkey uses its legitimate right of self-defense". United States troops have exchanged fire with Turkish-backed Sunni hardliners, notably in the town of Manbij, west of the River Euphrates .

by | December 15, 2018 | 22:58

Democratic Party's congressman Raul Grijalva had previously promised to compel Mr Zinke to testify about the accusations against him and to subpoena records related to the allegations. He added the administration will be announcing the new interior secretary next week. The Department of Justice and the Interior Department have declined to comment.

by | December 15, 2018 | 20:28

Bolton also pledged that the next few months would see new trade agreements between Africa and the U.S. He also suggested that Washington would cut support for United Nations peacekeepers in the region, but said that the U.S. He warned that the USA will "reevaluate its support for United Nations peacekeeping missions" as well as aid to countries whose governance it finds troublesome, including South Sudan.

by | December 15, 2018 | 18:00

While Israelis welcome recognition their claims to Jerusalem, Australia's doesn't recognize Jerusalem as a whole as the capital of Israel. "We have chose to start the work now" to identify a suitable site for an Australian embassy in West Jerusalem, Morrison said.

by | December 15, 2018 | 16:32

President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed his prime minister and replaced him with former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa in late October. Sirisena, on November 10 dissolved the parliament calling for a snap parliamentary election in January.

by | December 15, 2018 | 15:58

Hannity followed up by asking her: "Does it hurt?' Melania defiantly replied: "It doesn't hurt". Mrs Trump also said she did what she thought was right for the country and the American people, despite being criticised by the media and the public.

by | December 15, 2018 | 13:50

A 7-year-old girl died while being detained by USA immigration officers, government officials said . Nadler appeared on several television interview program Sunday in which he raised the prospect of impeaching Trump over campaign finance violations or the Russian Federation investigation, and said nothing at all about the administration's persecution of immigrants.

by | December 15, 2018 | 13:14

Rajapaksa, a former president, was appointed prime minister by President Maithripala Sirisena in a surprising move on October 26, but was subsequently restrained from performing his duties. The president also alleged that a cabinet minister was involved in a plot to kill him and that police had obstructed an investigation. Sri Lanka's Ranil Wickremesinghe to be appointed as Prime Minister again Fri, Dec 14, 2018, 09:11 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

by | December 15, 2018 | 00:17

Prosecutors also are looking into whether donors to the inaugural fund gave money in hopes of gaining access to the administration or influence over policy or administration positions, which the Journal notes is illegal. Gates has met with prosecutors from the Manhattan U.S. attorney's office and the special counsel's office. When asked by reporters about the Wall Street Journal story Thursday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said, "That doesn't have anything to do with the ...

by | December 14, 2018 | 22:29

Diplomats said May had exasperated European Union leaders on Thursday by failing to outline precise proposals for what she needed to push the deal through, and even at one point used her much-derided mantra of " Brexit means Brexit". 12, 2018. As the countdown to leaving the European Union reaches 100 days, the EU's unanimous reaction to the crisis in the United Kingdom is clear: the withdrawal agreement is the only Brexit deal available and it is the UK's government responsibility to ...

by | December 14, 2018 | 22:13

President Erdogan was scathing about U.S. support for the Syrian Kurdish militia, the People's Protection Units (YPG), which Washington regards as an important ally in the fight against ISIS. Earlier, the Turkish Security Council stated that the main threat to the political settlement in Syria is coming from the Kurdish-held territories in the country's northeast.

by | December 14, 2018 | 21:57

Trump also plays a central role in a separate case in NY, where prosecutors have implicated him in a crime. "James Comey said [Thursday] that he made a decision to simply bypass that protocol and have them go directly into Flynn's office". Sullivan on Wednesday ordered Mueller to turn over all documents and "memoranda" related to Flynn's questioning by 3 p.m. Friday. " Michael Cohen is a lawyer".

by | December 14, 2018 | 16:39

But Trump ridiculed the idea that few people wanted the job. Why would anyone not want one of the really great and important work in Washington. Bossie, in an interview Tuesday with Fox News, did not deny interest in the job but said he didn't "foresee" Trump offering him the position.

by | December 14, 2018 | 13:55

Her guilty plea and agreement to cooperate comes with the hope that prosecutors will ask for a reduced sentence. While it's highly unusual for an accused Russian spy to cooperate with United States prosecutors, early indications are that her cooperation is narrow in scope.

by | December 14, 2018 | 10:49

Police gave the all-clear for employees to return to the building after approximately 45 minutes. - Reports of bomb threats have forced evacuations and lockdowns at schools, businesses, and government buildings across the country Thursday, but numerous nation's biggest law enforcement agencies seem to have concluded the threats were a hoax .

by | December 14, 2018 | 10:30

France's minister for European affairs, meanwhile, said on Tuesday that the current withdrawal agreement is the "only deal possible" and Europe must prepare for Britian to crash out of the bloc without an agreement. However, she warned rebel MPs that their demands to remove the clause entirely were unrealistic, saying: "There is no deal available that does not include the backstop".