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by | May 16, 2019 | 05:12

Durham has been working with the attorney general for "at least a couple of weeks " to examine whether federal agencies acted properly in the early stages of the investigation, which ultimately produced the lengthy report from special counsel Robert Mueller .

by | May 16, 2019 | 05:02

It directs the Commerce Department, working with other government agencies, to draw up an enforcement plan by October. In January 2018, US carriers shunned Huawei's newly-launched flagship, the Mate 10 Pro. "We are willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including the United Kingdom government, to commit ourselves to making our equipment meet the no-spy, no-backdoors standard".

by | May 15, 2019 | 00:35

According to the latest Opinium poll for The Observer newspaper, the Brexit Party is well ahead with 34% of the vote. Allies of the Prime Minister attempted to calm Tory fears about the prospect of a damaging split in the party over a customs union - Labour's key demand in the talks.

by | May 15, 2019 | 00:13

Victor Vescovo, a pro diver and member of the Deep Five Explorations team, has become the first man to completed a version of the "Four Corners of the Earth": trek the Mt Everest, dive the Challenger Deep, and ski on both the geographic poles.

by | May 15, 2019 | 00:06

At least a dozen people, including government forces personnel, were injured when tear gas and pellet shotguns were fired to quell the protests in many towns, top police officer Swayam Prakash Pani told the AFP news agency. Malik directed the Kashmir divisional commissioner and Inspector General of Police to personally monitor the investigation. People's Democratic Party chief Mehbooba said shariah law seems to ideal to deal with such cases.

by | May 14, 2019 | 04:16

The Lankan government on Monday also reimposed a ban on social media following violent incidents between the minority Muslim and majority Sinhalese communities in the country. Most targets were in Colombo . While the Muslim population of Sri Lanka is about seven percent, almost equal to the Christian population, authorities deported 200 foreign imams in the country this month for being in the country illegally after their visas expired, and another 600 people authorities believe could be ...

by | May 14, 2019 | 03:34

But as it announced that success, the navy also said it's mourning two special forces soldiers who died in the overnight rescue operation. The pair, along with the South Korean, have now returned to France , arriving this week at Villacoublay airport outside Paris to be greeted by President Emmanuel Macron .

by | May 14, 2019 | 03:06

Britain's foreign minister, Jeremy Hunt, said the United Kingdom was anxious about the risk of accidental conflict between Iran and the US. "Mike Pompeo heard that very clearly from us today, not only from myself, but also from other European Union member states, that we are living in a crucial delicate moment where the most responsible attitude to take is that of maximum restraint".

by | May 12, 2019 | 03:43

News, Axios , CNN , The New York Times and other outlets reported that the subpoena seeks answers about prior testimony from Trump Jr. "We do not discuss the details of witness engagements with the committee", a committee representative told NBC News .

by | May 12, 2019 | 03:41

Prosecutors, meanwhile, indicated that they wanted to fast-track the case. Meng lawyers said comments by Trump, who told Reuters the charges against Meng could be dropped if that would help China trade talks , disqualify the United States from pursuing the case further in Canadian courts.

by | May 12, 2019 | 03:32

Prince Harry's real name is Henry and, according to reports, Princess Diana and Prince Charles knew they were going to call him Harry all along. The duke and duchess's son arrived on Monday May 6 at 5.26am, weighing 7lb 3oz. News they were expecting a baby was announced in October at the start of the couple's busy 16-day tour to Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga. "Very untraditional", she said.

by | May 11, 2019 | 06:39

Separately, the Venezuelan Supreme Tribunal of Justice indicted three more lawmakers for allegedly backing Guaido's uprising, which set off two days of clashes between security forces and protesters. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro created the Constituent Assembly in 2017 in a bid to usurp power from the National Assembly. "If he is not immediately freed, there will be consequences", the embassy tweeted .

by | May 11, 2019 | 05:45

The elections are the first test of national sentiment since President Cyril Ramaphosa replaced scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma as head of state in February 2018 after four years as his deputy. During a meeting with the press, ECSA president Sy Mamabolo said that several people were arrested for having voted twice, a criminal action punishable by 10 years in prison, and that agency will conduct an audit of the results to confirm whether more facts of that kind occurred.

by | May 11, 2019 | 04:30

The tensions in 2017 were followed by a surprising diplomatic outreach by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in 2018, when he attended summits with the South Korean and Chinese presidents and with U.S. A senior Japanese diplomat said Tokyo will wait to see how the U.N. Security Council will respond to North Korea's move as Pyongyang is prohibited from conducting ballistic missile tests under its sanctions resolutions.

by | May 11, 2019 | 04:28

According to United Nations sanctions monitors , the Wise Honest was transporting 25,500 tons of coal when it was detained by Indonesia in April 2018. Payments for the maintenance of the Wise Honest were allegedly made in USA dollars through unsuspecting United States banks - giving the U.S. authorities the opportunity to mount an unusual civil forfeiture legal action.

by | May 11, 2019 | 03:54

Responding to a question about whether Iraq could protect US interests from attacks by Iran and its proxy forces, Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi said Tuesday that Iraq takes its responsibilities seriously. "We've urged the Iraqi government for its own security to get all of those forces under Iraqi central control", Pompeo said. According to a source with knowledge of the matter, Pumpo and Saleh highlighted the issue of extending Iraq's exemptions from USA sanctions against Iran and not ...

by | May 10, 2019 | 16:03

Trump, who has blasted the investigations into him and Russian Federation, defended his son, who runs the Trump Organization - a private business that the Republican president still owns. Endless investigations - by either party - won't change the fact that there was NO collusion. "It's time to focus on ISSUES, not investigations", tweeted House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.

by | May 10, 2019 | 15:56

The Labour leader suggested the option of a second referendum could be a "healing process". David Lidington, the cabinet office minister, said the British government was "redoubling" its efforts to ensure a Brexit deal is passed by Parliament in time to prevent MEPs taking up their seats in Brussels.

by | May 09, 2019 | 04:43

Mnuchin said in his letter that he relied on "the advice of the Department of Justice" in making this determination. The Treasury Secretary went on to claim in the May letter that, contra assertions by House Democrats and legal scholars familiar with the underlying statute, that "the Department may not lawfully fulfill the Committee's request".

by | May 09, 2019 | 04:16

Two suspects are in custody, and officers are looking for a possible third suspect, a sheriff's spokeswoman said. The student killed in the Colorado high school shooting was fascinated by engineering and eager to help others. The STEM School Highlands Ranch is a public charter school with more than 1,850 students in kindergarten through 12th grades. "I want people to know about him", he told ABC News .

by | May 09, 2019 | 03:32

The metals sector is the Islamic Republic's largest non-petroleum-related source of export revenue and represents 10 percent of its export economy, a statement from the White House said . Western governments had long feared Iran's atomic program could allow it to build nuclear weapons. The Trump administration is imposing new sanctions affecting Iran's iron, steel, aluminum and copper sectors, as the USA continues to pressure the regime.

by | May 08, 2019 | 11:50

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and former Congressman Steve Israel laugh before the speaker's address to a bi-partisan group at the institute, May 7, 2019, in NY. "Just as a matter of observation, that's just not a fact". "They know the Justice Department is working to negotiate even as they pursue contempt charges, making their move.

by | May 08, 2019 | 11:50

The 22-year-old driver Michael Clemons told authorities he and his 25-year-old passenger Ariel Machan-Le Quire were collecting frogs and snakes under an overpass, and gave the deputy permission to search bags in the truck. The sheriff's office said the woman was asked if she was carrying anything else, and she produced a baby alligator from inside her yoga trousers.

by | May 08, 2019 | 11:48

Britain will have to take part in European Parliament elections on May 23 as there is not enough time left to get an exit deal ratified by parliament before then, Prime Minister Theresa May's de facto deputy said on Tuesday. It was triggered after 65 local Conservative associations said they had lost trust in the prime minister. We all need to take personal responsibility for the fact that we are still in the European Union and that we are in government.

by | May 08, 2019 | 11:45

The Palestinian Authority has been hit hard by cuts of hundreds of millions of dollars in USA aid, as well as a dispute with Israel over tax transfers. More than 600 rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip to Israel, which in turn responded with strikes on military targets in the Gaza Strip. A recent two-day outbreak of violence killed 25 people in Gaza , both militants and civilians, and four civilians in Israel, AP reported .