by | December 16, 2018 | 01:03

Zinke's tenure has been marked by ethics inquiries and his involvement in a land deal in Montana that is backed by the chairman of Halliburton. A month later, Zinke's wife signed an agreement allowing a developer connected to Lesar to build a parking lot on land the foundation owns.

by | December 15, 2018 | 01:39

He said Flynn need not be incarcerated because he has given "substantial" assistance to Mueller's probe of possible links between Russian Federation and Trump's election campaign, as well as to other unspecified investigations. Then-acting Attorney General Sally Yates told White House officials on January 26 that Flynn had lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Vice President Mike Pence .

by | December 15, 2018 | 00:48

In an about-face, US Representative Seth Moulton, the Salem Democrat who recently spearheaded an effort to prevent Nancy Pelosi from becoming House speaker, indicated Wednesday he would vote for the California Democrat to assume that post once again.

by | December 14, 2018 | 01:02

Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable, who is against Brexit , told BBC Breakfast: "We are still back with the problem that the government has a proposal that we can't get through Parliament and we have got to try and break that gridlock". Opposition lawmakers expressed astonishment and outrage at the Conservative civil war erupting in the middle of the fraught Brexit process. He said: 'It has been an extraordinary week in Parliament and another chaotic day for the Tory government.

by | December 14, 2018 | 00:58

In four different black and white magazine covers, TIME highlights Khashoggi and other journalists fighting the "war on truth". Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , Ma Pan Ei Mon and Chit Su Win holding photos of their husbands Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo , Maria Ressa , a Filipina journalist, and the staff of the Capital Gazette newspaper, named TIME's Person of the Year 2018, are seen in this combination image of the covers as its " Person of the Year ", in these ...

by | December 14, 2018 | 00:49

Although he roundly condemned the recent violence, Macron acknowledged that people have a right to be angry. On Saturday, protesters, for the fourth weekend in a row, threw stones, torched cars and vandalised shops and restaurants in a protest against Macron's economic policies.

by | December 13, 2018 | 01:29

Police say they will charge Trejo as an adult, according to WNDU . Breana's anxious family called cops around 4:30am Sunday after getting 'the feeling that something wasn't right, ' local homicide cop Lieutenant Alex Arendt said. Aaron Trejo said that after he put Breana's body in the dumpster, he walked to the river and threw Breana's phone and his knife as far out into the river as he could.

by | December 13, 2018 | 01:18

But the prime minister's spokeswoman said earlier on Monday that the vote would go ahead as planned and described a conference call with ministers due at 1130 GMT as routine. However, as Tory MP James Duddridge pointed out on Twitter , the Commons must itself decide to call off the Brexit vote. However, that will not be legally binding and Tusk went on to warn: "We will not renegotiate the deal, including the backstop".

by | December 13, 2018 | 01:20

A Facebook representative confirmed that a few buildings on the campus had been evacuated as a precaution and that all employees were safe. Police in Menlo Park, California published an alert on Tuesday evening telling members of the public to avoid the area.

by | December 13, 2018 | 00:55

Pompeo and Mattis briefed the Senate last month and told senators there was "no direct reporting" and "no smoking gun" to connect Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman to Khashoggi's death at a Saudi Consulate in Turkey. During his interview on Fox News Wednesday morning, Mr. Pompeo said Mr. Khashoggi's murder was "heinous" and stressed that the USA took steps to sanction those involved.

by | December 12, 2018 | 15:28

All Conservative MPs can vote. A result is expected fairly quickly after the voting finishes. "A change of leadership. will put our country's future at risk and create uncertainty when we can least afford it", she said. May is in Berlin for talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel and was attempting to meet the German leader when she came up against a pesky vehicle door and found herself desperately attempting to make an exit, much like her current Brexit negotiations with the EU.

by | December 12, 2018 | 15:24

Kovrig's detention comes as court proceedings for the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei , Meng Wanzhou , continue in Vancouver . The decision was met with applause in the packed courtroom, where members of Vancouver's Chinese community had turned out to show support for Meng.

by | December 12, 2018 | 15:17

And allies are pitching Trump on even more contenders. And that's in the best of times. "It's 24/7. It's thankless". And his almost six years as a congressman - including on the House Oversight Committee - could be helpful to a president investigated by the new House Democratic majority next year.

by | December 12, 2018 | 15:14

Sterling skidded to its weakest level since April 2017, falling to $1.2527. Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn blasted the government before May's address and again in Parliament after she spoke. A ruling from European judges is what the group has sought from day one. "The United Kingdom is free to revoke unilaterally the notification of its intention to withdraw from the European Union", the court ruled.

by | December 11, 2018 | 08:38

China's Foreign Ministry summoned the USA and Canadian ambassadors over the weekend to protest the detention of the chief financial officer of tech giant Huawei Technologies . When a Reuters news agency story was published in 2013 describing how Huawei controlled Skycom and that Skycom had attempted to send usa -manufactured computer equipment to Iran in violation of the sanctions, several banks involved in the case asked Huawei whether the allegations were true.

by | December 11, 2018 | 08:37

From the studies on the Russia-affair around US President Donald Trump came another controversial moment Suspected to light: According to special investigator Robert Mueller Russian citizens were already in an early phase of the USA presidential election campaign contact Trumps environment - in the described case, trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen .

by | December 11, 2018 | 08:33

Together these states account for 83 of the 543 Lok Sabha seats that go to polls next year and may give a hint of the nation's mood. In Madhya Pradesh , the majority mark is 116 for the 230-seat Assembly. Hours before counting begins, all eyes in the BJP are locked on Madhya Pradesh where despite the gloomy exit poll predictions, the party brass believes that a stronger organisational set-up will ultimately help it cross the victory line on December 11.

by | December 11, 2018 | 08:30

Notably, the 62-year-old is being investigated for fraud and money-laundering by the Indian enforcement agencies. I have offered to repay 100 % of the Principal amount to them. playboy" who had "charmed and cajoled" Indian bank executives into furnishing KFA with facilities. "We will continue to work with the UK Government for expeditious implementation of today's court order and early extradition of Mallya to India", he added.

by | December 10, 2018 | 01:19

To buttress that argument, Comey talked about how Strzok helped draft the controversial letter that was sent to Congress just before the 2016 elections, which said the probe into Hillary Clinton's emails was being re-opened. Comey largely dodged questions connected to the current Mueller-led probe, including whether his May 2017 firing by Trump constituted obstruction of justice.

by | December 10, 2018 | 01:13

Khashoggi, a Saudi contributor to the Washington Post , was killed shortly after entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul on October 2. A White House spokesman told the Times in a statement, "Jared has always meticulously followed protocols and guidelines regarding the relationship with MBS and all of the other foreign officials with whom he interacts", referring to the crown prince by his initials.

by | December 10, 2018 | 01:07

A defeat would sink the agreement, leaving the United Kingdom facing a messy "no-deal" Brexit , and could topple May and her government. Saying it is a "myth" there is no alternative to the backstop, the former foreign secretary told Marr: "The real problem with the backstop is that it gives the power to Brussels and all the other European Union member states effectively to blackmail us and get what they want out of the future trade negotiation".

by | December 10, 2018 | 00:45

Michigan Republican Gov. Rick Snyder was term-limited and couldn't run for re-election, but let's be clear: Voters in Wisconsin fired Republican Gov. Gov. Walker has six days after the bills are delivered to either sign them into law or veto the bills. North Carolina will probably have a new election since the Republicans paid people to pick up absentee ballots that were never turned in to the election commissions.

by | December 10, 2018 | 00:33

Police have reached out to the public with a request for information about the case and released a photograph of the rental auto connected with Millane's murder investigation. "I didn't know her personally but numerous people here do". - December 5: Millane is reported missing to City of Auckland Police. "All of us hope that this is fair swift process and brings you some peace", Judge Thomas said.

by | December 09, 2018 | 01:13

We are determined to find her and return her to her family". Grace Millane, from Essex, graduated from university in September and had been in New Zealand for two weeks travelling alone. "We still don't know where Grace is". I'm not going to speculate on how they met. "We still do no know where Grace is". Beard said she met a man for a couple of hours on Saturday evening before surveillance cameras showed them entering the CityLife hotel at about 9:40 p.m.

by | December 09, 2018 | 01:10

Darrell Issa (R-CA) explained on Fox News during a break from the questioning, which was expected to go until 4:15 p.m. ET. "But I'm trying to respect the institution and answer questions in a respectful way", he said after the hearing, adding in a tweet: "In the long run, it'll make no difference because facts are stubborn things".