by | July 23, 2017 | 08:30

These "leaks" from the "Amazon Washington Post ", as Trump has now dubbed it, are "illegal", he wrote . According to U.S. intelligence interceptions detailed by a Washington Post report , when then-U.S. President Donald Trump is now defending U.S. Mr Sessions had to step aside after it emerged that he had failed to disclose the meetings with Mr Kislyak .

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:14

Hundreds of New Zealanders in the south island have been evacuated due to rising flood waters caused by torrential rain across the Otago region. New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English said his "thoughts are with those affected by the weather events".

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:12

It was a "tough, tough decision" but "absolutely not a sop to the Russians", General Tony Thomas, who is head of US special operations in Syria , said at a national security forum in Aspen, Colorado. The current situation in Syria could shed light on their understanding, as both the USA -backed Kurdish groups and the Russian-backed Syrian army are fighting the terror groups without collision on the horizon, the Syrian expert noted.

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:11

In his Saturday morning tweets, the President referenced the fact that he holds presidential pardoning powers, saying, "While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us".

by | July 23, 2017 | 06:27

He paid for them in full and later took out mortgages against them. That kind of tactic can be used to attempt to keep the source of the cash secret, according to a former USA law enforcement official. In his Saturday morning tweets, the President referenced the fact that he holds presidential pardoning powers, saying, "While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us".

by | July 23, 2017 | 05:56

Faylaq al-Rahman spokesperson, Waiel Olwan, said he welcomed the cessation and said ceasefires were a first step to resolving the Syrian conflict. He he suggested he might end support for the anti-Assad Free Syrian Army group. The also involved in the fight against ISIS, but backs a different faction from Russian Federation not associated with the Syrian government. "If these reports are true, the administration is playing right into the hands of Vladimir Putin", McCain said in a ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 04:04

A soldier in the U.S. Army has been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly attempting to provide material support to ISIS, the Justice Department announced Saturday. Bervar could not be reached for comment. The alleged crimes are said to have taken place in Hawaii, where Mr Kang is stationed, between 21 June and 8 July 2017, according to the US Department of Justice.

by | July 23, 2017 | 03:54

A powerful quake struck Greek islands and Turkey's Aegean coast early Friday morning, damaging buildings and a port and killing at least two people, authorities said. USGS measured the natural disaster at 6.7 magnitude, but Greece officials measured it at 6.5 magnitude. The island of Kos was nearest to the epicentre and appeared to be the worst-hit, with two deaths and structural damage to older buildings.

by | July 23, 2017 | 03:37

The former American footballer (70) says he's "sorry" for what he did, after being convicted of armed robbery and kidnapping. Simpson insisted he never meant to hurt anyone, never pointed a gun and didn't make any threats during the holdup of two sports memorabilia dealers.

by | July 23, 2017 | 03:24

Congress announced Saturday that a bipartisan deal was struck between House and Senate members on a Russian sanctions bill that is meant to punish the Kremlin for interfering in the 2016 presidential elections. The 33 percent threshold that would be established under the compromise legislation likely is high enough to avoid disruptions at the giant Shah Deniz project in Azerbaijan, a chief alternative to Russia-sourced natural gas for Turkey.

by | July 23, 2017 | 02:52

Which raises a question that has been on many people's minds: can Trump simply fire Sessions , or do cabinet members have some level of protection from presidential dismissal? Pic: ReutersASPEN, COLO.: Former CIA director John Brennan on Friday criticized as "disgraceful" President Donald Trump's efforts to play down US intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 USA election.

by | July 23, 2017 | 02:37

Noting the sensitivities surrounding the Temple Mount, and the need to ensure security, the statement called on all to "demonstrate maximum restraint, refrain from provocative actions and work towards de-escalating the situation". The rallies followed Muslim Friday prayers. Israeli officials said a knife-wielding Palestinian man killed three Israelis and seriously injured another at a West Bank settlement.

by | July 23, 2017 | 02:27

The Philippines blasted India on Saturday, scoring a convincing 101-70 victory at the Taipei Peace International Basketball Hall. Pessumal and Vosotros scored 14 points apiece, hitting four three-pointers each. "This is part of our preparation for that competition", added Reyes. Canada still leads the tournament with a 7-1 record after a 108-60 rout of Japan, followed by Lithuania with its 6-1 card and South Korea at 5-2.

by | July 23, 2017 | 02:28

Spicer took note, and worked to channel Trump during his reign as press secretary, which ended unceremoniously Friday after months of rumored discontent from the Oval Office. In a news conference shortly after his appointment, Mr Scaramucci addressed rumours of tension between himself and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, saying he considered him "a brother".

by | July 23, 2017 | 00:59

Robert Allenby , Chad Campbell , Rory Sabbatini and Tag Ridings shot 66, and Richy Werenski also was five-under with two holes left. Blair rolled in a 17-foot birdie putt at his last hole, the par-four ninth, to join the leaders. Collins is coming off a tough few months, missing the last five cuts and 11 of 12. "I haven't been playing that well and it's super nice to see putts fall in, good ball-striking and being in position on the weekend".

by | July 23, 2017 | 00:36

The emotion delivered feels true and earned, as does the tenseness of the film . Many early reviews are lauding this movie as the "best Christopher Nolan movie" yet and that's considerably high praise when you consider his filmography from Memento to Inception to the Dark Knight trilogy and Interstellar .

by | July 23, 2017 | 00:39

Scaramucci announced Friday that Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been promoted to replace Spicer as press secretary. Spicer resigned on Friday ending a brief, turbulent tenure that gained global notoriety, after President Donald Trump named adviser and Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci as his top communications official.

by | July 22, 2017 | 23:50

CM Zeliang, who was reappointed Chief Minister of Nagaland on Wednesday, got 47 out of 59 votes. The DAC said that the MLAs were expelled after the party came to the conclusion that they were involved in anti-party activities and singularly aimed at dividing the party.

by | July 22, 2017 | 23:42

Reuters was first to report on the development. "This decision does not reduce the significance of the sacrifices that the Pakistani military has undertaken over previous years", Stump said, adding that the USA continues "to be encouraged by Pakistan's operations in North Waziristan and elsewhere in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas".

by | July 22, 2017 | 23:40

The high-tech suits worn by Team Sky in the opening time trial sparked complaints from rival teams after Froome and his colleagues dominated the stage in Dusseldorf. And only the hardiest riders, too. Frenchman Romain Bardet will tackle a 22.5km time-trial around Marseille on Saturday with the aspirations of an entire country on his shoulders.

by | July 22, 2017 | 23:34

The area's unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, down 0.8 percentage point from a year ago. Manatee County saw a small jump from 3.6 percent in May to 3.9 percent in June, though it remained well below the 4.4 percent rate from a year earlier.

by | July 22, 2017 | 23:27

His resignation came in spite of Trump's request that he remain in this position, a White House official and top GOP advisers said. "I thanked him for the opportunity and I'm looking forward to watching Anthony and Sarah do a tremendous job".

by | July 22, 2017 | 23:13

The five nuclear powers - China, Russia, France, Britain, the United States - plus Germany, are planning to meet this Friday to take stock of the deal. Connecticut Democratic Senator Chris Murphy made the comments Tuesday as the Trump administration certified Iran's compliance to the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

by | July 22, 2017 | 23:09

At least 3,000 Israeli police and border police units had been deployed to the area, according to a police spokesman. At the conclusion of the Isha evening prayers, clashes erupted again with Israeli forces firing stun grenades at the crowd, Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett, who was reporting outside al-Aqsa, said.

by | July 22, 2017 | 22:41

House and Senate negotiators brushed aside White House objections Saturday and reached agreement on a broad sanctions bill that will make it more hard for President Trump to unilaterally ease or end punitive measures against Moscow. Last week, McCarthy added another twist by proposing the North Korea sanctions to the Senate bill. The roadblock arose as Trump administration officials stepped up a lobbying campaign against the bill, prompting Democrats to accuse House GOP leaders of stalling on ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 22:09

BJP under the leadership of Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje left no stone unturned to make Shah's three day visit a memorble one. More details on his condition are awaited. Amit Shah said that a total of 106 schemes and programmes were introduced by the Union government which was aimed at the welfare of the people. As per the release issued, Jat was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) at SMS "in severely critical condition with non-recordable pulse, blood pressure and respiration".

by | July 22, 2017 | 22:06

Prince George in Canada. An official portrait of Prince George has been released to mark his fourth birthday. To mark his fourth birthday, a new image of Prince George has been released by his parents, Prince William and Duchess Kate of Cambridge.

by | July 22, 2017 | 22:06

An adaptation of former Central Intelligence Agency officer Jason Matthews" bestselling novel , Sparrow's story was initially changed from the modern day to the "70s for what Fox executive Emma Watts called a "timeless" feel , but the later addition of a new director shifted it back to Putin-era Russian Federation.

by | July 22, 2017 | 21:54

All four characters are sporting all-black outfits, which several fans speculated to be the new stealth suits for " Young Justice " Season 3 . Now we finally have our first look at the new season. If season 3 manages to be successful, then you can bank on the series being followed by at least two more seasons that the producers have even more ideas for.

by | July 22, 2017 | 21:35

A woman will be training with other potential candidates as she tries to become te first female Navy SEAL , CNN reported . Though the two women haven't officially landed the jobs yet - they face the same challenging, months-long regimen as male cadets - but the fact that they're training with the SEALs this summer is notable on its own.

by | July 22, 2017 | 21:12

The photo was taken in June at Kensington Palace by Getty Photographer Chris Jackson . "The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to share a new official portrait of Prince George to mark His Royal Highness's fourth birthday tomorrow", Kensington Palace said in a statement Friday.

by | July 22, 2017 | 20:56

The Congress on Saturday appointed former union home minister Sushil Kumar Shinde as its general secretary and gave him charge of party affairs in poll-bound Himachal Pradesh. Sources stated that the party leadership is in the procedure of appointing a new PCC chief for Madhya Pradesh and a number of restructuring is predictable in its Himachal Pradesh unit.

by | July 22, 2017 | 20:52

However, there had to be some convincing done before he could participate in the event. A win Sunday would also give Toyota its 100th Cup victory, assure Busch of a spot in NASCAR's playoff and give Joe Gibbs Racing its second win in two weeks after starting the season 0 for 17.

by | July 22, 2017 | 20:38

Protesters chanted anti-Israel and pro-Palestine slogans, and carried Palestine flags in support of their fellow Muslims. Ismail Haniyeh, leader of the Hamas Islamist movement that rules Gaza, called on Palestinian demonstrators to confront Israeli troops along the enclave's border on Friday.

by | July 22, 2017 | 20:16

Zacks Investment Research lowered Timken Steel Corporation from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 26th. Cowen and Company raised United States Steel Corporation from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research report on Monday, February 27th.