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by | December 09, 2018 | 01:12

A key figure in the Watergate scandal has told CNN that the allegations against President Donald Trump contained in a court filing are sufficient for Congress to start impeachment proceedings. "The government's filings in Mr. Cohen's case tell us nothing of value that wasn't already known". His lawyers want the 52-year-old attorney to avoid prison time altogether.

by | December 08, 2018 | 15:27

All vehicle and pedestrian traffic around the CNN offices had also been blocked by police, said New York Police Detective Hubert Reyes. CNN anchor Brian Stelter said that the building had been evacuated. After CNN resumed its live coverage, Lemon said that a " call was made from the southern part of the United States ". Initial reports conflicted about the precise time of the bomb threat itself, raising questions about whether Trump's tweet might have instigated the attack.

by | December 08, 2018 | 14:56

Meeting in Brussels, NATO's foreign ministers have reaffirmed their countries' commitment to Afghanistan's "long-term security and stability" despite mounting Afghan casualties in the 17-year conflict. Khan said he wanted a relationship with the United States like the one with China - "not one-dimensional" and a "trade relationship". "Taking concrete steps that deny VEO safe havens in Pakistan, as well as VEO freedom of movement from Pakistan to Afghanistan, remains an important task that ...

by | December 08, 2018 | 14:56

This is the alleged fraud", said Gibb-Carsley, representing the Attorney General of Canada . USA authorities say the company has started recalling US-based employees who could serve as witnesses in the supposed Iran sanctions violations case, and executives began avoiding travel to America as early as April 2017, upon learning of the investigation.

by | December 07, 2018 | 00:57

The distressed family released a plea on social media after Ms Millane had been missing for five days. Beard said there was no evidence of foul play at this stage and police were speaking with people at the backpackers Millane was staying at - including those she was with on Saturday night.

by | December 07, 2018 | 00:41

The Atlanta-based digital marketing director said he "knew immediately that it was just a typo", but he clicked on the link anyway - quickly realizing the domain was unregistered. While he now works as a legal advisor to the White House, Trump originally brought Giuliani in as a cybersecurity advisor. The tweet was well reported by the media but Giuliani's return to the topic has only fueled visits to the site, TechCrunch reported.

by | December 06, 2018 | 00:49

Operation Pollino is being coordinated by the EU's Judicial Cooperation Unit, Eurojust. Eurojust said Italian authorities arrested 41 suspects mainly in the southern regions of Catanzaro and Calabria, the base of the 'Ndrangheta organised crime group.

by | December 06, 2018 | 00:35

Riyadh has continued to distance the prince from the murder and has been backed by Donald Trump's administration , which downplayed Prince Salman's possible connections to the killing. The CIA had no immediate comment. "If he was in front of a jury, he would be convicted in 30 minutes: guilty". Graham said after the briefing that he would push for a nonbinding resolution that the crown prince was "complicit" in Khashoggi's murder.

by | December 06, 2018 | 00:31

Last week, Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about his work on the proposed Trump Tower Moscow during the 2016 campaign and prosecutors accused former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of violating his cooperation agreement by lying to the special counsel.

by | December 05, 2018 | 00:58

Iran says its missile program is purely defensive but has threatened to disrupt oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf, if the United States tries to strangle Iranian oil exports. It has also warned of severe penalties for the companies that evade the bans and engage in business with Iran. Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said on Sunday that the Islamic Republic is now one of the world's topmost missile powers despite being subject to severe sanctions ...

by | December 05, 2018 | 00:41

Suspension would rob the government of precious votes ahead of MPs' decision on the Brexit deal in a week's time, with the survival of Theresa May's deal already looking unlikely. See PA story POLITICS Brexit. Mrs May's appearance in the Commons on Tuesday will coincide with a presentation at the European Court of Justice, which is hearing a claim by a cross-party group of Scottish MPs, MSPs and MEPs that Westminster politicians could reverse Article 50 - the clause that initiated ...

by | December 04, 2018 | 11:46

Trump also took fresh aim Monday at Mueller, who is investigating possible coordination between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election and whether Trump has tried to obstruct the probe. Earlier Monday, and not for the first time , Mr. Conway tore into the president, accusing him of jury- and witness-tampering. Subjects of an investigation can still communicate to others entangled in a probe, and though they can encourage them to tell the truth, they cannot coach them ...

by | December 04, 2018 | 11:42

His passing came seven months after the April 17, 2018, death of his wife, Barbara, to whom he was married for 73 years. "George H.W. Bush's life is a testament to the notion that public service is a noble, joyous calling". "We Canadians will remember his friendship and generous spirit", Ontario Premier Doug Ford tweeted. When Bill Clinton entered the White House, he found a letter from the man he beat: George H.W.

by | December 04, 2018 | 11:25

If the motion is approved, a cross-party committee of parliamentarians would be tasked with investigating the alleged contempt and considering whether to recommend a punishment. "I wouldn't say it's a probability, but it's a likelihood that's growing fast". The Conservative prime minister has consistently refused to say what she plans to do if - as widely predicted - the British Parliament rejects the deal her government reached with the EU.

by | December 04, 2018 | 11:12

Roberto Molina, whose family owns Molina's Cantina, one of Bush's favourite Tex-Mex restaurants in Houston, said he remembers Bush's kindness to his staff whenever he would stop by to eat. Trump has said he plans to designate Wednesday as a national day of mourning. While their presence is not yet certain, it's likely that former Presidents Barack Obama , Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter will be in attendance as well.

by | December 03, 2018 | 05:46

An incoming federal lawmaker from Dubuque will support Nancy Pelosi's bid to reclaim the role of speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. She's not quite there. More than two-thirds of the class will represent red-leaning districts while others, like Rep. -elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, were elected on leftist platforms in deep blue districts to replace longtime Democratic incumbents.

by | December 03, 2018 | 05:33

So [I] will sit in the dark, but Republicans agree I'm free to talk when done and transcript released in 24 hours. Soon after, Comey's lawyers withdrew their request to quash the subpoena. It's unclear what rights he was referring to. Democrats say the GOP is hoping to use the issue to derail or discredit special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

by | December 03, 2018 | 05:06

The newest police recommendation comes as his right-wing coalition's majority was reduced to just one seat in parliament, having enjoyed an nearly total dominance in Israeli politics. Sunday's recommendations involved Mr Netanyahu, Bezeq and the firm's largest shareholder, Mr Shaul Elovitch. There is also enough evidence to charge the company's then-CEO, Stella Handler, with fraud, the statement said.

by | December 03, 2018 | 05:06

Mrs May also used the meeting to urge the prince to end the war in Yemen. President Erdogan has said the killing was ordered by the highest level of Saudi leadership but probably not by King Salman , putting the spotlight instead on the Crown Prince .

by | December 02, 2018 | 01:54

How do you think people from Tijuana feel towards those people who are making problems?" On Tuesday, U.S. agents in Ajo, Arizona arrested two men traveling with the caravan who had ties to MS-13, a notorious gang from El Salvador whose members have brutally killed numerous Americans.

by | December 02, 2018 | 01:21

Australian cow, Knickers , became a viral star after a video emerged of him towering above other farm beasts. And his size has proved to be his saving grace. Earlier this week, Knickers , a Holstein Friesan who stands at just over 6'3, captivated the world, as people wondered how such a large creature could come to be, where he is going, what he wants, unaware that there was an even bigger bovine waiting in the wings.

by | December 02, 2018 | 01:13

In the two minutes of the Buenos Aires meeting open to the media, Mr Trump's first remarks suggested he was still coming to grips with the Australian leadership change that had now delivered the second prime minister of his presidency. The two leaders made headlines nonetheless through a hearty handshake ahead of the G20's family photo event. Navarro's presence at the dinner table alongside Trump reflects a change in plans after the White House said Navarro wouldn't join Trump's more ...

by | December 01, 2018 | 01:26

Focusing its attention on Friday's US-led coalition attack on the village of al-Safa, which led to the deaths of over 30 civilians, as well as the Israeli air forces' alleged Thursday strikes, the letter argued that the strikes "clearly reflect the US's disregard for humanitarian values and its confempt for global law".

by | December 01, 2018 | 01:14

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor has said MbS knew nothing of the operation to kill Khashoggi . Khashoggi disappeared after entering a Saudi consulate in Turkey. Mr. Trump for his part has so far kept his distance from both Putin and the crown prince at the G-20. However, the US Senate is less enthusiastic about Saudi relations, voting this week to end support for the Saudi coalition in the war in Yemen.

by | December 01, 2018 | 01:16

Since then progress between the two nations appears to have slowed, but Trump continues to hail the meeting as a historic breakthrough. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking in Geneva, said the USA should stop encouraging provocative moves by Ukraine and instead mediate between Kiev and rebel-held Ukrainian regions.