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by | January 27, 2019 | 19:59

On Friday morning, the FBI arrested President Donald Trump's campaign adviser Roger Stone on charges of obstruction of justice, false statements, and witness tampering, after a months-long investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into Stone's knowledge of stolen Democratic emails funneled to WikiLeaks.

by | January 27, 2019 | 19:56

USA government agencies closed during the 35-day partial shutdown began reopening Saturday, two days before the Internal Revenue Service will begin processing 2018 tax filings. The 35-day shutdown had been bruising for the 800,000 federal employees who were put on leave or made to work without pay since Dec 22, and for Mr Trump, who had once promised to own the shutdown.

by | January 27, 2019 | 19:50

Guernsey Police announced Thursday they've "taken the hard decision to end the search" for the missing plane that was carrying Cardiff striker Emiliano Sala , adding that the chances of survival are now " extremely remote ". Sala's family have asked his former club Nantes not to commemorate their former teammate at this weekend's French Cup clash with third-tier Entente Sannois Saint-Gratien.

by | January 27, 2019 | 19:51

A fresh weather warning has been issued for Galway and twelve other counties for this weekend. . In coastal areas Met Eireann warns that the worst winds may exceed those predictions. "That northerly wind is just going to cut straight through, so its real temperature on the thermometer will probably say 4-7C, but when you add on the wind it's going to feel sub-zero".

by | January 27, 2019 | 19:25

He also stated he had seen a video of 'build that wall.' Phillips also stated, "he had never stepped foot in South Vietnam". Within hours we were being pressured from all sides to make a statement regarding a video clip which purportedly showed students from Covington Catholic High School being disrespectful to Native American Elder Nathan Phillips.

by | January 27, 2019 | 18:32

Despite acting as a senior official in the Trump administration , Jared Kushner operates without SCI (sensitive compartmented information) clearance . CNN has reached out to the White House, and to Kushner's attorney Abbe Lowell, but have not received a comment. The probe marks one of the first such investigations launched by the now Democrat-controlled House against the Trump administration.

by | January 27, 2019 | 17:58

Tsipras's government is expected to get support from a small number of opposition lawmakers to secure the 151 votes needed in the 300-member parliament for the agreement to be ratified. Athens' ratification of the Prespes accord should also mean that Greece will lift its veto on Macedonia's bid to join the European Union. But in Greece, its neighbour's name continues to fuel controversy in politics and society, ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for October.

by | January 27, 2019 | 17:42

Unpaid FBI agents volunteered to knock on Stone's door in Fort Lauderdale , Florida, after he was indicted by a federal grand jury as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. It accuses him of witness tampering, obstruction and false statements about his interactions related to WikiLeaks' release. Stone, as a long-time ally of Trump, is one of the closest to the president to be arrested .

by | January 27, 2019 | 16:56

Democrats have insisted throughout the shutdown that the President should sign a measure to reopen the government before they proceed to a debate on border wall funding. Trump, in a weakened negotiating position, will try again to persuade lawmakers to finance the wall, with a February 15 deadline looming as he holds out the potential of another shutdown.

by | January 27, 2019 | 16:43

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs brushed off the accusation. Mr Soros used his Davos speech a year ago to lambast tech giants such as Facebook , and what he considered to be their corrosive effect on democratic systems. During the World Economic Forum in Davos Thursday, Soros spoke out against Chinese President Xi Jinping's proposed "social credit system", arguing it was another step toward "authoritarianism".

by | January 27, 2019 | 14:36

Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis , who appointed Ertel to the post overseeing elections last month, accepted his resignation without public comment. According to the Tallahassee Democrat , which published the pictures on Thursday, Ertel previously served as supervisor of elections for Seminole County beginning in February 2005-meaning the photos were taken during his time in office.

by | January 27, 2019 | 13:11

The reopening of the government, once approved by Congress, would mean that 800,000 federal workers will receive the pay they missed during the longest furlough in USA history. In many ways, Trump's announcement in a chilly Rose Garden on Friday and the subsequent conservative backlash was a rerun of last month's theatrics in the political standoff.

by | January 27, 2019 | 10:37

The statement said talks about an interest section will have a 30-day limit and if no agreement is reached embassy personnel will then have to leave the country . While the council debated, a man identifying himself as Venezuela's military attache in Washington posted a video saying he had broken with Maduro and now would report to Guaido.

by | January 27, 2019 | 09:59

Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) director V Narayanan said PSLV is a four-stage launch vehicle with alternating solid and liquid stages. However, ISRO did not charge any money to launch the satellite . PM Modi said India has become the first country to use the fourth stage of a space rocket as an orbital platform for microgravity experiments. In its last mission, on November 29 previous year, ISRO successfully injected India's earth observation satellite HysIS onboard PSLV ...

by | January 27, 2019 | 09:25

When asked about a possible extension, Ross said, "There's quite a little bit of time between now and then to judge just where do we stand [and] is it worth going forward". Democrats took Ross to task for the comments, which drew a flood of attention from news outlets and on social media. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the USA and China are eager to end their trade war , but the outcome will hinge on whether Beijing will deepen economic reforms and further open up its markets.

by | January 27, 2019 | 08:08

The Liberal Democrats have tabled their own amendment calling for a second referendum with the option to Remain in the European Union on the ballot paper. The Northern Irish, Democratic Unionist Party, who is propping up the government for its working majority, have made it clear the Irish backstop needs to disappear entirely to regain their support.

by | January 27, 2019 | 07:31

When he resumed his address , Tshisekedi said he would direct the justice ministry to "draw up a country-wide registry of political prisoners, prisoners of opinions or similar, with a view to releasing them soon". In his inaugural speech, Tshsekedi assured his supporters of he would create a unified country. By this time, the country will have a new president.

by | January 27, 2019 | 05:09

The program will apply to arriving migrants who ask for asylum at ports of entry or who are caught crossing illegally and say they are afraid to return home . Wait times for migrants who are now in the United States can be months, or even years, as a result of a backlog of more than 800,000 cases. Velasco said only that the Mexican federal government would coordinate with local authorities in Tijuana "to take any appropriate measures".

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:56

Theriot is believed to be driving a 2004 Dodge Ram pickup truck with license plate number C583809. Webre said Dakota had lived with his parents briefly but was asked to leave the residence and not return. Authorities identified a suspect, who is still at large. When he was arrested, police found marijuana and paraphernalia in his possession, according to the St.

by | January 27, 2019 | 04:08

Maduro was sworn in for a second term earlier this month following last year's elections, which were marred by an opposition boycott and allegations of vote-rigging. "Europe, putting yourself at the tail of the United States?" But Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said Venezuela was not a threat to worldwide peace and security and, along with China, called for non-interference in the embattled Latin American country's affairs.

by | January 26, 2019 | 23:26

He says the defence could look at political interference comments by U.S. President Donald Trump and the fact Canada didn't sign on to Iran sanctions, which are central to the charges she faces. The Chinese government has questioned the validity of the US' case against the Huawei executive, and has pressured Canada to release Meng. She next appears in court on February 6.

by | January 26, 2019 | 22:08

Jerry Brown and fellow " Doomsday Clock " adherents warn that humanity is in the midst of a "new Cold War" that's "equivalent to the most risky year of the first Cold War". He explained that cyber-enabled information warfare exploits humans' thinking, and undermines our ability to deal constructively with the perils facing the world like climate change and nuclear weapons.

by | January 26, 2019 | 21:58

The temporary measure will allow for three weeks through February 15, for lawmakers to agree on a permanent solution to the budget. About 800,000 federal workers have gone for two pay periods without a paycheck. The shutdown is in its 35th day. "And not only did you not complain, but in many cases you encouraged me to keep going because you care so much about our country and about its border security".

by | January 26, 2019 | 21:45

Trump aide Kellyanne Conway said before Ms Pelosi's letter was released that it would be "remarkably petty" for the speaker to deny Trump the location . The U.S. Senate, controlled by Trump's fellow Republicans, planned votes for January 23 on competing proposals that face steep odds to end the shutdown.

by | January 26, 2019 | 21:01

Cohen had been scheduled to speak with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in public on February 7, until he postponed it indefinitely "due to ongoing threats against his family from President Trump and Mr. In August, Cohen pled guilty to felonies ranging from tax and bank fraud to campaign finance violations-and more recently, he also admitted to lying before Congress about plans for the construction of a Trump Tower Moscow in Russian Federation.