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by | July 23, 2017 | 15:08

He expressed his optimism that his PTI chairman will emerge victorious in the party funding case against him. The defence minister said that PML-N voters are with Nawaz Sharif and there's no option for a new PM in near sight. Moreover, he said that the Supreme Court of Pakistan will soon announce its verdict in the Panama Papers case. As he was a "non-resident, the Pakistani income tax law did not apply to him".

by | July 23, 2017 | 15:01

According to the Israel Police, a number of masked men threw stones at police officers in Abu Tor, a nearby neighborhood. "There is so much frustration", said Talal Awkal, a columnist for the Ramallah-based Al Ayyam daily newspaper. Violence resumed late Saturday with clashes between police and protesters. It is "unacceptable" that Israel imposed new restrictions including placing metal detectors at the entrance to the Al-Aqsa compound, President Erdogan said in a written statement ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:57

The US forces have been supporting the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces , or ANDSF, under NATO's mission fighting against the ISIS-supported Taliban for 15 years now. USA soldiers gather near the scene of a helicopter crash in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province on April 9, 2013. Afghanistan policy has been a thorn in the side of the administration since it took over in January.

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:57

Requesting the media to stop unnecessary speculations on the matter, the communiqué said the postponement of the interior minister's press talk was caused by his ill health. Nisar has been affiliated with Nawaz Sharif and the PML-N for 35 years. Sources have further disclosed that PM Nawaz is likely to contact Ch Nisar today to iron out his reservations.

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:37

Dylan disappeared in November 2012, during a court-order visitation at his father's home in the town of Vallecito. The boy had traveled to be with his father for a court-ordered visit the previous Thanksgiving. Redwine was apprehended in Bellingham, Washington on a warrant issued by the 6th Judicial District in Durango. He is now being held on $1-million dollars cash-bond in Washington as he awaits extradition back to Colorado.

by | July 23, 2017 | 14:32

Trump also complained that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Robert Mueller , the special counsel looking into Russian election meddling, are not investigating Hillary Clinton and James Comey, whom Trump fired as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, and lambasted the Washington Post and New York Times .

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:56

It was stupid, or silly, or malicious", he said. "It was stupid, silly and malicious". 'Some of the memes you have to crack up about. Spicer's first press conference set out markers for how far he was willing to go to defend Trump when he embraced the new president's false claim his inaugural crowd stretched from the Capitol to the Washington Monument.

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:51

Sessions would only leave his post if the US President were to fire him, ABC News reported , citing a source familiar with the matter. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is complaining about a Washington Post report that the Russian ambassador to the U.S.

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:33

S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us.FAKE NEWS", he said in another post . "A new INTELLIGENCE LEAK from the Amazon Washington Post , this time against A.G. Jeff Sessions .These illegal leaks, like Comey's, must stop!" "But the attorney general stands by his testimony from just last month before the Senate Intelligence Committee, when he specifically addressed this and said that he 'never met with or had any ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:29

Spicer had been acting director since. So instead of buying one he decided, in the middle of the night and under the cover of darkness, to steal one. Worse followed. In April, he argued that even Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons during World War Two as he made a point about Bashar Al Assad's use of sarin gas against civilians in Syria, overlooking how millions of Jews were killed during the Holocaust.

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:30

Sessions has denied discussing campaign issues with Russian officials and has said he only met Kislyak in his role of United States senator . According to unnamed USA officials cited in the Post's report , Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Russian officials he discussed "campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow" with Sessions .

by | July 23, 2017 | 13:04

Trump's highlighting his power as president to issue pardons comes on the heels of his legal team's assertions that the question of pardons related to the Russian Federation investigation is "not on the table". "These types of comments are just disgraceful ... and the person who said them should be ashamed of himself", Reuters quoted Brennan. Kushner was among the participants at a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian-American lawyer.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:58

The president's griping did not deter Sessions , however, who insisted he would stay on as attorney general and not resign. But Trump's comment about pardons, tucked into an attack on the media , raised the possibility that he was considering his options if the investigations do not turn out the way he hopes.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:58

On-site, if it was not so much a question of ballroom dancing, William and Kate were able to meet a number of personalities, both German and british, of the world of culture at a reception at the initiative of the British Council. "They said they really liked 'Game of Thrones' and have watched every series", the 44-year-old actor told the reporters. He said: 'I'm surprised they have time to watch such a long running series'.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:51

In addition to the dead, authorities say 17 people in the truck were taken to area hospitals in serious condition, and another 13 were transported with less severe injuries. He said: "Late last night we had a call from a Walmart employee, to conduct a welfare check on a truck and trailer that was parked in the lot here".

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:44

An errant United States airstrike confirmed by the Pentagon killed 12 Afghan police officers and wounded two others, Helmand provincial police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi said Saturday. The Taliban also confirmed that they captured the district. As per the recent reports, at least 13 militants have been reportedly killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan on Sunday.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:24

Spicer, whose daily briefings once dominated cable television and delighted late-night comics, quit in protest over the hiring of Anthony Scaramucci as the new White House communications director. He had also accused Trump of engaging in "anti-American rhetoric". The president was impressed with how Scaramucci fought back against a CNN article about himself, ultimately leading to the resignation of three CNN staffers involved with the story.

by | July 23, 2017 | 12:15

Wuilly Arteaga, a 23-year-old musician who has become famous for playing the national anthem on his violin in front of security lines as battles rage around him, was injured in the Saturday clashes. The Constitutional Court reiterated the warning addressed to National Assembly deputies (most of them from right-wing opposition), the members of the Committee of Judicial Applications and also to citizens who intend to invest in the office of magistrates, that such conduct flagrantly commits, ...

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:53

The Syrian regime appears to be de-escalating the conflict around eastern Ghouta and the south in order to consolidate forces for ongoing fighting against IS fighters in the east of the country. In Syria, the U.S. is now supposed to be fighting Daesh in support of the Kurds belonging to the PKK/YPG. He said any suggestion that Russian Federation had been a U.S.

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:35

Sessions was the first US senator to endorse Trump and served as a senior adviser to his campaign. Friday morning, John Dowd, the attorney defending Trump in the Mueller investigation, called the Post story about Trump considering pardons "nonsense".

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:31

The UAE has firmly denied those allegations, and CNN has been unable to verify the claims in the Post article. And I'm hopeful they'll consider that seriously. Qatar said it had received no official information concerning the new proposals. In his speech delivered on Friday night, the emir said Qatar was "fighting terrorism relentlessly and without compromises, and the worldwide community recognises this".

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:27

Sarah Isgur Flores, a Justice Department spokeswoman, said in a statement to The Post and other news organizations that she could not comment "on the reliability of what anonymous sources describe in a wholly uncorroborated intelligence intercept".

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:22

Sharad recorded his career-best performance with a jump of 1.84 metre, just 0.02 metre short of USA's Sam Gwewe who took gold with a championship record. Sundar Singh Gurjar had opened India's account on the medal tally by clinching Gold at the men's Javelin throw. Ouellet and Dunkerley are the lone Canadians to have won medals in a running event at the championships with two days - July 22-23 - remaining.

by | July 23, 2017 | 11:17

The family insisted that they were surprised by the attack and said they had learned of it only after seeing reports on social media and news sites, Ibrahim said. A neighbor, an off-duty soldier, heard the screams, rushed to the home and opened fire, wounding the attacker. "We also expect the U.N. Secretary General, who was very quick to demand an investigation into the deaths of three Palestinians in riots Friday, to condemn this attack as well".

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:52

Charlie's parents, who are in their 30s and come from Bedfont, west London, have already lost battles in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in London. Ms MacLeod said: 'In recent weeks the hospital community has been subjected to a shocking and disgraceful tide of hostility and disturbance. "Thousands of abusive messages have been sent to doctors and nurses whose life's work is to care for sick children".

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:26

Congress has reached an agreement about legislation to sanction Russian Federation as punishment for its interference in the 2016 presidential election, The New York Times reported on Saturday. " The legislation ensures that both the Majority and Minority are able to exercise our oversight role over the Administration's implementation of sanctions", Hoyer said.

by | July 23, 2017 | 10:12

Congress would then have 30 days to sign off on Trump's decision - or reject it. But despite the administration's attempts to defend the legislation, Republican Senator Bob Corker, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has said that changes are "not likely to occur".

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:53

As reported in June, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed the bill S. 722 on the introduction of sanctions against Iran, which also included a section with widened sanctions against Russian Federation. Congress would have at least 30 days to hold hearings and then vote to uphold or reject Trump's proposed changes. House leaders from both parties are currently negotiating a deal to send the bill back to the Senate in the next few weeks, and Mr Trump now appears likely to not get his way.

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:52

In terms of military aide, which is basically the coalition fund that Pakistan , Afghanistan and some other countries receive to fight against terrorism, the USA govt has decided that they will not disburse USD 350 million dollars to Pakistan .

by | July 23, 2017 | 08:41

USA lawmakers say they have reached a bipartisan agreement on a bill that would bring new sanctions against Russia , Iran, and North Korea . The trouble for Trump extends beyond just whether or not he signs the bill and enacts the sanctions, too.

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".