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by | December 06, 2017 | 17:24

The report said that past special counsels did not report such expenditures, and the expenses would have been incurred "irrespective of the existence" of the special counsel's office. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, issued a statement calling Mueller's spending "entirely reasonable". Though Mueller's investigation is not yet a year old, his team of prosecutors have made significant moves.

by | December 06, 2017 | 16:15

A day before Mattis arrived in Islamabad; the Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo had warned Pakistan that if it did not eliminate the alleged safe havens inside its territory, the U.S. "We've not yet seen those steps play out", Nicholson told reporters in a recent briefing. We are still suffering very badly from the Afghan war. "In the absence of the Pakistanis achieving that, we are going to do everything we can to make sure that that safe haven no longer exists", he said.

by | December 06, 2017 | 16:22

Just when the gossip mills and the Internet and fans of the star couple were about to delve into the details of a "destination wedding in Italy next week", a statement arrived from Anushka Sharma which dismissed the rumours as "absolutely" rubbish.

by | December 06, 2017 | 16:31

That's a worse showing than Obamacare ever recorded, and more unpopular than former President Bill Clinton 's tax increase plan when it passed in 1993. The Gallup poll's margin of error is plus or minus 4 percentage points. The September 19 Virginia poll found Dem tops 50 percent, up 10 points in governor's race; Trump has big disapproval rating.

by | December 06, 2017 | 16:00

However, close sources have denied the reports that Saleh was killed. Yemen is now plunged into uncertainty, and much depends on the future allegiance of his loyalists who were siding with the Houthis until Saturday. But a day after Saleh supporters announced the deaths of his nephew Tareq, another top commander, and the head of his party Aref Zouka, many Sanaa residents hunkered indoors out of fear of a Houthi crackdown on the ex-president's many admirers.

by | December 06, 2017 | 15:42

The justices gave a friendly hearing to New Jersey's claim that states are free to control their own laws, including in the area of gambling, unless Congress has adopted a federal regulatory policy to prohibit it. Nevada is the only state where a person can wager on the results of a single game, though the law doesn't cover wagering between friends. "I am hopeful that the Supreme Court will decide in New Jersey's favor, and the GAME Act provides the necessary legal framework for states to ...

by | December 06, 2017 | 16:02

Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 8,654 shares of the company's stock, valued at $1,401,688.38. Tph Asset Management Llc who had been investing in Antero Midstream Partners Lp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.31B market cap company.

by | December 06, 2017 | 14:59

The Justice Department "will vigorously defend the president's lawful action", the White House said, contending its proclamation restricting travel was issued after an extensive worldwide security review. But lawyers for the Trump administration argued that those restrictions were "dangerously flawed". "It is hard to conceive of a more flagrant example of discrimination because of nationality", said Indian- American attorney Neal Katyal, who appeared for Hawaii .

by | December 06, 2017 | 14:09

Israel believes the payment encourages radical and poor Palestinians to turn to terror in a bid to be jailed and secure such funds for their families, and considers the strong anti-Israeli messages in Palestinian education to be one of the stumbling blocks for a peaceful resolution of the long-standing conflict.

by | December 06, 2017 | 13:50

Meanwhile, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's rallies scheduled in Narmada, Dang and Tapi districts for today have been cancelled. Recalling the great work done by Dr. People told me not to speak on the matter else there will be a political setback", said Modi. His rally in Surat has been rescheduled for tomorrow due to bad weather.

by | December 06, 2017 | 15:14

Leaving the European Union will provoke a "paradigm change" in the United Kingdom economy on a similar order of magnitude to the financial crash of 2008, making economic forecast models unlikely to be "informative", he told MPs. However, he said that certain impact assesments may be done in future. Mr Davis told the committee: "You don't need to do a formal impact assessment to understand that, if there is a regulatory hurdle between your producers and a market, there will be an impact".

by | December 06, 2017 | 14:44

That didn't stop Bottoms from giving her victory speech. She says military absentee and provisional ballots could change the result. While Mary Norwood, who ran as an independent, is asking for a recount. "We just don't know", Norwood said. In other races, longtime City Councilwoman Felicia Moore soundly defeated Councilman Alex Wan for the office of City Council President.

by | December 06, 2017 | 13:39

On a day the Supreme Court began hearing the Ayodhya title dispute case, the war of words between the BJP and Congress on the Ram Temple-Babri Masjid issue played out in election-bound Gujarat on Tuesday. The specially constituted Supreme Court bench will hear a total of 13 appeals filed against the 2010 judgement of the Allahabad High Court in four civil suits.

by | December 06, 2017 | 13:12

A man shot and killed a 16-year-old girl in a vehicle before the auto crashed in CT, police said. However, it is yet to be established if she died from the gunshot wounds or the crash, which saw the vehicle wrapped around a telephone pole, local news reports.

by | December 06, 2017 | 13:42

One of the men shown in the footage of the slave auctions, which was broadcast by United States network CNN on November 14, was said to be Nigerian. Among the returnees were 39 female, 97 male, two children and six infants. The Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in a statement signed by the Spokesperson, Mr. Tiwatope Elias-Fatile on Tuesday, said the country's embassy in Libya had been visiting detention camps to identify Nigerians for registration.

by | December 06, 2017 | 13:20

But Zinke left the door open for what he called "landscape improvements" and thinning of trees - as well as additional access for hunting and snowmobiling - as part of a management plan for the monument that will be created with community input.

by | December 06, 2017 | 12:33

He had been suffering from leukaemia. He was born Prince Michael of Romania at Peles Castle, Sinaia, in the Carpathians, on October 25 1921, the only child of Crown Prince Carol of Romania and his second wife, the lovely Princess Helen, daughter of King Constantine.

by | December 06, 2017 | 12:31

McFarland was not mentioned in the court filings, but CNN has reported, citing sources familiar, that she was the transition official who spoke to Flynn. She left the National Security Council to take the ambassador post in Singapore not long after Flynn resigned as national security adviser. Her nomination is still hanging in limbo in the Senate.

by | December 06, 2017 | 13:28

Mumbai: In its penultimate monetary policy review of the fiscal, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday maintained status quo on its key lending rates citing concerns over the rising trajectory of inflation . "However, incoming data versus the RBI's projections will remain key". "Additionally, given the fact that the economy is seeing a cyclical recovery in growth, RBI would rather wait and watch on how these factors play out before moving rates in either direction", said Upasna ...

by | December 06, 2017 | 12:42

But those hopes will be in tatters if Ashley, who was hoping to recoup £380m for the club who he bought in 2007, does not accept her upfront offer, which he has been aware of for several weeks. Even though Benitez is not expecting a massive transfer fund for the transfer window, he does expect some cash to spend and the level of that will be determined by who owns the club.

by | December 06, 2017 | 13:22

Mubashir received the delegation at Wagah border, Lahore and gave them a warm welcome. The mayor was received by officials from the Punjab government upon his arrival and is now holding a meeting with Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Model Town.

by | December 06, 2017 | 11:58

Attorney General Saud al-Mojeb said in a statement that 320 people have been subpoenaed since the start of the crackdown and that 376 bank accounts belonging to individuals have been frozen "as a precautionary measure". The attorney general said the negotiations will eliminate the need for prolonged litigation. His latest statement comes after Prince Miteb bin Abdullah, the former National Guard chief once seen as a contender to the throne, was released last week following a settlement ...

by | December 06, 2017 | 11:04

That alleged collusion also undermined then-President Obama's stance on the settlements and was, at the time, "in opposition to official USA foreign policy", The Intercept noted. According to his guilty plea, the "very senior member" - allegedly Kushner - ordered Flynn to tell the Russian ambassador to the U.S. to delay a UN vote about Israeli settlement-building until after the Trump inaugaration, meaning that Trump and his team were influencing worldwide politics prior to his being sworn ...

by | December 06, 2017 | 11:19

Tampa police department has confirmed an investigation is underway as to who ordered for Roberts to attend the press conference but said she wouldn't be facing any charges. We have a contract with Purple Communications in Tampa that's who we request our interpreters from. "She will not be coming to any more of our news conferences".

by | December 06, 2017 | 11:24

The Blue Oval will introduce no less than 50 new vehicles in China by 2025, including eight all-new SUVs and at least 15 electrified vehicles. "It's clearly the case that China will lead the world in E.V. Ford also announced plans to form a singular distribution services division for marketing, sales, and service that will cover both its joint ventures with Changan and Jiangling.

by | December 06, 2017 | 09:54

Another report by Sky News said that the plot was allegedly planned by an Islamist extremist. It was not clear on Tuesday night what stage the plot was in or if any suspects have been arrested. The two men will be presented in the Westminster magistrate court in central London on Wednesday. An alleged plot to blow up the gates of Downing Street and assassinate Theresa May was foiled by security officials, it has been reported.

by | December 06, 2017 | 10:53

He requested a sidebar to discuss what he called "extraneous issues". When asked whether he intended the references to the sexuality of Bradford and other Democrats in a pejorative way, Metcalfe responded, "I said what I said". "In this day in age, that's really inappropriate". Bradford was clearly taken aback at the chastising from Metcalfe, who is the committee chair. "Not that [my sexuality] matters, but [Sims] and I were laughing about it".

by | December 06, 2017 | 10:36

When Trump Jr. realized she did not have damaging information on Clinton, Veselnitskaya said that the meeting went downhill. "The answer lies in the roguish letters of Mr. Trump Jr. was joined by Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort, who was Donald Trump's campaign chairman at the time. Last week, former national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to making false statements to the FBI in Mueller's ongoing investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump ...

by | December 06, 2017 | 09:34

Police said the suspect died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said he shot an officer on Tuesday afternoon. Investigators responded to a burglary call in the 1800 block of Fox Point at around 1pm. The most recent booking photo of the 29-year old is from May of this year. An eastern Missouri police officer is being treated for life-threatening injuries after being shot near police headquarters.

by | December 06, 2017 | 10:02

The dollar moved higher at the beginning of the week after the U.S. Senate approved the tax bill that is focused on the U.S. tax system and might increase economic growth. Traders said scattered buying by local jewellers to meet ongoing wedding season demand at domestic spot market mainly helped gold prices to recover, but a weak trend overseas capped the rise.

by | December 06, 2017 | 09:40

US performer-turn-actor LL Cool J became the first rapper to receive the Kennedy Center Honor, on Saturday. The gala will air on CBS on December 26, CNN wrote. LL told Ellen DeGeneres in September that "it would have been tough" for him if Trump had made a decision to attend, and that the president's presence "would've been a distraction, and it would've been more about who's standing next to who and less about the actual art form and the hip-hop that I worked my heart out over these years ...

by | December 06, 2017 | 08:42

Five schools in the area are without power but have not been evacuated, according to the Santa Clarita city officials. Newhall Ranch Road westbound between Rye Canyon Road and Interstate 5 has reopened, but the eastbound side of the road is still closed.

by | December 06, 2017 | 08:48

But Celtic finished third in the group to continue in the Europa League. Roma's path to top spot followed a solid campaign which included maximum points against Qarabag , beating Chelsea 3-0 in Rome, and coming away with a 3-3 draw from London, with their only loss 2-0 to Atletico Madrid in Spain.

by | December 06, 2017 | 08:26

However, McCabe asserted that with the most detrimental aspects being excluded from the bill's version passed in the Senate, the GSA will remain vigilant and is "cautiously optimistic" on how dissenting popular opinion and political engagement will resonate within the bill's final version.

by | December 06, 2017 | 07:47

Officials said the indictment "merely alleges that a crime has been committed and Garcia-Zarate, like all defendants, is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt". In San Francisco, reaction to the not-guilty verdict persists. He added that Garcia-Zarate would ultimately be deported. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Deputy Director Tom Homan slammed the city after Garcia Zarate's acquittal last week, saying the tragedy could have prevented if the city had ...