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by | June 07, 2018 | 05:41

McConnell's office says it's expected that during the first full week of August, senators will be away from Washington before returning for the remainder of the month. The EU Wednesday published a list of USA imports that will face additional tariffs beginning in July including Harley-Davidson motorbikes, jeans and bourbon in retaliation for the Trump administration's 25 percent tariffs on EU steel imports and 10 percent on imported aluminum.

by | June 07, 2018 | 04:39

Ryan also dismissed another of Trump's contentions - that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department planted an informant in his 2016 presidential campaign. We are waiting for some more document requests. We have some more documents to review. "I'll leave it at that". "Obviously the answer is he shouldn't [pardon himself] and no one is above the law", Ryan cautioned.

by | June 07, 2018 | 03:40

Giuliani told The Associated Press that after the North Koreans insulted Vice President Mike Pence, National Security Adviser John Bolton and threatened the "nuclear annihilation" of the US, the president had no other option but to cancel the summit.

by | June 07, 2018 | 03:22

Pompeo marked Monday's anniversary of the crackdown of June 4, 1989, saying: "We remember the tragic loss of innocent lives". From the night of June 3, 1989 until early morning, Chinese soldiers carried out a clearance operation on and near Beijing's Tiananmen Square , a crackdown on what the Chinese Government wrote off as a "counter-revolutionary riot".

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:08

China lashed out at the U.S. today after a pair of B-52 bombers flew past a Chinese-held shoal in the South China Sea , amid escalating words and displays of military strength from the two major Pacific powers. Satellite photographs taken on May 12 showed China appeared to have deployed truck-mounted surface-to-air missiles or anti-ship cruise missiles at Woody Island in the disputed sea.

by | June 07, 2018 | 01:15

The congressional hearing is looking into the handling of the Clinton email probe during the 2016 presidential election. Per CNN, Grassley has called McCabe to testify next week, though the inspector general's report has not yet been released.

by | June 07, 2018 | 01:17

Kudlow shot back that "Trump is trying to fix this broken system". The Trump administration used an old trade law from 1962 to justify the tariffs as a national security issue. Expectations for a resolution of the trade row this week are low after finance leaders from the United States' G7 partners butted heads with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a meeting last week in the Canadian resort town of Whistler, British Columbia.

by | June 07, 2018 | 00:03

In body camera video released by police , Weinman refuses to provide authorities with her last name after taking a breathalyzer test and being told by an officer that he's going to have her pour out the alcohol. It turned back on as the officer wrestled Weinman on the sand. During the ordeal, Weinman continued yelling expletives and complains the officer pulled her hair and choked her.

by | June 06, 2018 | 22:34

An Agence France-Presse (AFP) photographer witnessed a large plume of ash rise into the sky, prompting an evacuation of everyone authorities could find before the police, the military and rescuers were stood down. He said it was not immediately clear if some of those could be among the unidentified bodies. The latest of the 73 victims was a 42-year-old woman who died in hospital having lost both legs and an arm in the eruption.

by | June 06, 2018 | 22:09

It said under the most severe scenario, the English Channel ferry port of Dover would "collapse on day one" and supermarkets and hospitals would soon run short of supplies. The customs conundrum - which will define commerce between Britain and its biggest trading partner for decades - is a test of May's leadership as she tries to pacify rival factions in her Conservative Party and her cabinet.

by | June 06, 2018 | 22:12

Donald Trump tweeted on the issue on Tuesday, blaming the opposition party. "The fact that you have people coming from countries experiencing violence and might be subject to persecution by gangs and other criminal violence, would certainly.

by | June 06, 2018 | 20:51

Plumes of smoke could be seen rising from the five-star Mandarin Oriental in Knightsbridge after firefighters were called just before 16:00. The police are in the process of evacuating the building, but it is not known if anyone is trapped or has been injured in the flames.

by | June 06, 2018 | 20:38

Bradley herself is for relaxing restrictions on abortion but wants the issue to be decided by MPs acting in Belfast and not in London. But Jess Phillips insists she and others like her are not interfering from far away. Mrs Foster has said that abortion is a devolved matter and should only be dealt with by the Northern Ireland Assembly, which has been suspended since January 2017.

by | June 06, 2018 | 18:55

The stillness belied the chaos of the day before, as people fled in terror before a roaring wave of destruction. Some 3,100 people have been evacuated from the area. Her husband, Joel Gonzalez, said his father had also been unable to escape and was believed to be "buried back there, at the house". "We're going to wait a half hour before entering again.".

by | June 06, 2018 | 19:39

In the Puu Makaala Natural Area Reserve, north of the Kilauea volcano , staff are keeping a close watch on 11 endangered Hawaiian crow, or alala, that were released back into the mostly-native forest last fall, as well as 80 alala at the Keauhou Bird Conservation Center.

by | June 06, 2018 | 19:53

The national disaster agency, CONRED, said 192 people remained missing after the disaster and the forensic agency, Inacif, raised the death toll to at least 75, up from 72 . But Guatemalan authorities warned that the Fuego volcano is showing signs of greater activity. The prospects of finding any more survivors was poor, he said.

by | June 06, 2018 | 18:51

But he added that Grenell risked his long-term clout in Germany if he continued to act as he had until now. "What this man is doing, is unheard of in global diplomacy", Martin Schulz, the former head of Germany's Social Democratic Party, told national news agency DPA .

by | June 06, 2018 | 18:44

A west wind is around 5 to 15 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tuesday night - A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Wind: SE 0-5. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 miles per hour. But let's give Mother Nature credit where credit is due, as this week is turning into a rather nice one, before shower and storm chances attempt a comeback this weekend.

by | June 06, 2018 | 17:14

He reportedly narrowly escaped indictment after firing the Attorney General that was going to charge him, and managed to silence any detractors from within his Barisan Nasional party by freezing them out. Hmm. "Yes, the notice has been given to her and she needs to be present tomorrow (Tuesday) to facilitate investigations", he said earlier. News site The Malaysian Insight reported that Puravalen, Abideen and other members of their legal team had walked out because they failed to reach ...

by | June 06, 2018 | 17:05

A cross-party coalition of MPs is calling on the Government to repeal a 150-year-old piece of legislation that criminalises abortion. "Abortion is a very emotive subject, a very sensitive subject and therefore it deserves a serious discussion and a serious, mature debate", Foster told Sky News .

by | June 06, 2018 | 17:27

In a private meeting last month with other communication officers, Sadler reportedly said McCain's opposition to CIA Director-nominee Gina Haspel "doesn't matter; he's dying anyway ". Some of McCain's colleagues, including Sen. The White House has not disputed the remark Sadler reportedly made, but only issued a statement shortly after that, "We respect Senator McCain's service to our nation and he and his family are in our prayers during this hard time".

by | June 06, 2018 | 16:35

We train very intensively and [often] two times a day. Arzani's trickery and creative flair give van Marwijk an option he did not have otherwise and the former's parents told the ABC they were overwhelmed with joy when they found out their son was going to Russian Federation.

by | June 06, 2018 | 17:14

The National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (CONRED) tweeted that residents should evacuate in the communities of La Reyna, El Rodeo, Cañaveral I and IV, Hunapu, Magnoli, after a further eruption was reported. "Animals have a different sort of resistance. and different behaviour when it comes to finding refuge", Sanchez said. The death toll from Guatemala's Fuego volcano rose to at least 75 on Tuesday, with at least 192 missing, amid a new round of strong explosions that ...

by | June 06, 2018 | 14:22

Social media was abuzz with photos and videos of Duterte on stage asking an unidentified woman from an audience of Filipinos to kiss him in exchange for a book he was handing out. Aside from growing alarm over his bloody crackdown against illegal drugs which has left thousands of mostly poor drug suspects dead, Duterte has come under fire from women's groups for sexist remarks, including one where he told troops to shoot female insurgents in the genitals during a public outburst against ...

by | June 06, 2018 | 13:49

In accordance with the instructions from Syria, Rashda had collected intelligence on the targets, and additional information gathered from the other arrested cell members has confirmed these details. Indictments were filed against the three suspects on May 27 but the case was under a gag-order until Tuesday. To advance several of the attacks, cell members reportedly planned to bring a Jordanian terrorist to Israel.

by | June 06, 2018 | 13:21

Agency director Sergio Cabanas made the announcement Tuesday evening. So far only the body of one relative, her 28-year-old cousin, Cesar Gudiel Escalante, has been recovered and identified. Recovery work was going slowly, officials said, given the nature of the terrain and the way the volcano released large amounts of boiling mud, rock and ash down the mountain.

by | June 06, 2018 | 14:05

The government's economic reform measures are the latest in a series of economic reforms since Amman secured a $723m three-year credit line from the International Monetary Fund in 2016. The kingdom has experienced an economic downturn in part because of prolonged conflict in neighbouring Syria and Iraq, and a large influx of refugees several years ago.

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:59

TRT World spoke with Benjamin Walsby , one of the authors of the Amnesty report . USA and Kurdish forces engaged in what the report describes as a "war of annihilation", destroying large parts of the city, killing civilians with impunity, and failing to investigate allegations of war crimes committed.

by | June 06, 2018 | 10:08

Dating from the 5th century BC, the prized sculptures were taken from the Parthenon temple on the Acropolis in Athens by Lord Elgin, who was an Ottoman ambassador, in the early 1800s. The Parthenon sculptures, as they are also called, have been housed in the British Museum since 1816 after they were bought by the government from Lord Elgin.

by | June 06, 2018 | 08:23

Lava early Tuesday destroyed Big Island Mayor Harry Kim's second home in Vacationland, Snyder said. Virtually all of Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland were wiped out by lava, according to Hawaii County Civil Defense spokesperson Janet Snyder.

by | June 06, 2018 | 09:38

Attackers Khuram Butt, 27, Rachid Redouane, 30, and Youssef Zaghba, 22, were shot dead by police just eight minutes after the first emergency call was made. "While the very worst was happening, the best of the human spirit was shining brightly". "It's so important to remember not just the bad evil, but also the incredible acts of courage and heroism, of kindness, tenderness and compassion", she said.

by | June 06, 2018 | 07:25

Summer Zervos , a former contestant on The Apprentice , leaves New York State Supreme Court with attorney Gloria Allred, after a hearing on the defamation case against U.S. Depositions of those involved must be done by January 31, 2019, she ordered. They're due back in court in September and the case is scheduled for trial sometime after June 7, 2019.

by | June 06, 2018 | 06:01

The White House did not immediately respond to the report. Trump regularly conducts government business on Twitter - it is where he announces his agenda, policy changes and more. Last year, Justice Department attorney Michael Baer wrote the case would push the First Amendment into "unchartered waters" if federal courts dictated what a president could or could not do on a website, Politico noted.

by | June 06, 2018 | 05:27

McConnell said that he's made a decision to cancel the usual summer getaway "due to the historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president's nominees". He said conversations with Democrats about appropriations have been "constructive". More than a dozen Senate Republicans had petitioned Mr. McConnell last month to keep the chamber in on nights, weekends, and even part of the scheduled August break to make more headway on the president's agenda.

by | June 06, 2018 | 05:46

Earlier this year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation suspected Hansen was gathering information from colleagues on United States activity related to North and South Korea, as well as "military operations planned against China" which Hansen was purportedly intending to sell to his Chinese contacts.