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by | December 22, 2017 | 11:08

Cornyn said that he has confidence in Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who was named in May to lead a probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. So I have confidence in Director Mueller. Fox News first reported the existence of the letter , following an Axios report about the emails having been obtained by Special Counsel's Office.

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:10

She was traveling with four other family members. The driver, who has not been identified, was shuttling 27 cruise ship passengers to the popular Chacchoben ruins in Quintana Roo when he lost control and struck a tree, causing the large coach bus to flip over around 10 a.m.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:56

The foreign ministers' meeting will be held in Vancouver on 16 January. The Rodong Sinmun said the North rejects the idea on the grounds that the US wants the country to give up its nuclear weapons , regardless of whether talks occur with or without preconditions.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:47

The anti-independence, pro-business Ciutadans (Citizens) party garnered 37 seats in the 135-seat regional assembly with almost 99 percent of the votes counted. Protesters carry Esteladas, Catalan separatist flags, and Basque flags, during a rally in favour of a referendum on independence from Spain for the autonomous community of Catalonia, in the Basque city of Bilbao, Spain September 9, 2017.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:34

The Mouse House's Hall of Presidents attraction features a number of great figures from American history and now also Trump. The "Hall of Presidents " attraction closed for remodeling shortly after Trump took office and will officially re-open on Tuesday.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:33

The actor has topped the 2017 chart with Rs 232.83 crore revenue earnings. This isn't the first time Salman has defeated SRK. Shah Rukh Khan held the title of the most valuable celebrity since 2014. However, their cumulative earnings has declined by nearly 20 percent, down to Rs 504.05 crore compared to last year's total of Rs 626.52 crore. Other sportspersons to feature in the Top 20 list are MS Dhoni and PV Sindhu , at number 13 and number 15 respectively.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:22

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said "investigative efforts" led police and SWAT to the Woodscape Apartment complex in Houston , where they spotted a suspicious couple with a baby possibly attempting to leave the area. "[She] came out here to provide for her kids and to get something out of life because in Honduras there's nothing". An Amber Alert was issued in Texas, as well as parts of Louisiana and Oklahoma.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:08

Meghan looked stunning in a high-neck lace dress, by the British brand, Self Portrait , with a pair of diamond earrings. The actress was pictured arriving with Prince Harry , 33, and she showed off heavier make-up, glossier locks and groomed eyebrows - a contrast to her natural-looking engagement shots three weeks ago.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:07

New details emerged about the crash, the investigation and efforts to reopen southbound lanes of Interstate 5. He also said Anderson would try to ensure a technology can automatically slow or stop a speeding train - known as positive train control - was in place statewide before a December 31, 2018 federal deadline.

by | December 22, 2017 | 09:37

About 8.8 million people signed up for 2018 Obamacare health insurance plans on the federally run HealthCare.gov, a top USA health official said on Thursday, about a 4 percent decline from sign-ups for 2017. The administration also cut funds for outside groups that help reach and enroll likely ObamaCare consumers by 41 percent. The remaining states run their own online enrollment and have deadlines as late as January 31.

by | December 22, 2017 | 09:36

Daniels ruled that CREW lacked standing because it could not point to an injury it suffered due to the alleged constitutional violation and that the hospitality industry-related plaintiffs could not show that their claim of "competitor standing" could be redressed by the court - or even that the emoluments clauses were meant to protect competitors.

by | December 22, 2017 | 09:30

Alongside Boeing , bids are expected from Lockheed Martin and General Atomics . Northrop Grumman pulled out of the competition in October. To date, Lockheed has only published teaser images of what its unmanned tanker prototype would look like.

by | December 22, 2017 | 09:09

State Republican leaders want an investigation into the sudden removal of Confederate monuments in Memphis Wednesday night. ► October 11: Texas high school gets new name L.E.E. The park where the Nathan Bedford Forrest monument had been standing was called Forrest Park until 2013. About a mile and a half away and about an hour or so later, a statue of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, was hoisted from its base in another city park.

by | December 22, 2017 | 06:51

Democrats flipped 15 other GOP-held seats in the November 7 election, erasing what had been a 66-34 Republican majority. Next Wednesday , the names of Democrat Shelly Simonds and Republican David Yancey will be written on pieces of paper, placed into separate film canisters and then put in a bowl.

by | December 22, 2017 | 04:23

Police also detained a 24-year-old man at the scene who was filming the incident and had a bag with knifes. London has seen three such attacks this year, two linked to Islamic extremists and another seen as a reprisal attack outside a mosque, killing 13 people altogether.

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:07

The House is expected to vote Wednesday to give its final approval to a tax legislation that would constitute the first major legislative win for Trump of his year-old administration. Republicans are on the brink of passing the most extensive rewrite of the US tax code in more than 30 years - but it's not yet clear when President Donald Trump will actually sign the bill.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:51

A turtle has been rescued after finding itself tangled in a drug trafficking plot, literally. The crew discovered the turtle entangled in multiple bales of drugs, the Coast Guard said Sunday. The Coast Guard says the turtle suffered "significant chafing" from being caught in the lines. Two dozen suspected smugglers were also apprehended.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:43

The US aims to vote on the resolution Friday, Reuters reported citing diplomats. The proposed resolution contains sanctions that would ban sale or delivery of close to 90 percent of refined oil products to North Korea. The proposal also would curtail exports of food products, machinery and electrical equipment and authorize countries to inspect and impound ships suspected of carrying illegal cargo to and from North Korea.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:24

Ultimately, that surge materialized with more than 4.1 million Americans selecting Obamacare plans through Healthcare.gov between December 10 and 15. Last year, 9.2 million Americans signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans through Healthcare.gov, or 400,000 fewer than this year.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:21

Firefighters and rescuers are using heavy machinery to try to reach them. Police officials suspect overheating of the boiler is the reason behind the blast. Injured victims were transported to various hospitals in the area where they were being treated for first to third degree burns. Following the blast, locals and factory workers, set the mill property on fire, holding the mill owners responsible for the accident.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:18

The central observers met the BJP's state unit core group which included former party president and five-time legislator Jai Ram Thakur, party chief Satpal Singh Satti, health minister JPNadda, former chief ministers Shanta Kumar and Prem Kumar Dhumal besides parliamentarians Anurag Thakur , Virender Kashyap and Ram Swaroop Sharma.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:57

Pence flew in late Thursday night on a military plane landing at Bagram Airfield, the largest United States airfield in the country, according to Reuters. Pence said Ghani told him that more senior Taliban leaders were eliminated in 2017 than in all prior years of the war combined. The short visit to Afghanistan, originally part of the Middle East trip, was shrouded in secrecy for security reasons.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:11

While Sessions has recused himself from any investigations related to the 2016 presidential campaign and Russia's role attempting to influence it, he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would oversee the appointment of a special counsel to investigate the deal, the New York Times reported in November .

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:06

Cuba's president is not directly elected by the people, but by the Council of State which is chosen by the National Assembly. But Cuba watchers had speculated that he would stay in his post longer. The announcement did not mention such action. "I do not see a scope in his thought or in his expression", Antonio Rodiles said in a recent interview.

by | December 22, 2017 | 00:28

The 55-page document focused on Mr Trump's "America First" approach to security and stated: "North Korea-a country that starves its own people-has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons that could threaten our homeland".

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:32

Detroit, Cincinnati and Sacramento are vying for a professional soccer franchise in this round of bidding. FC Cincinnati fans have been anxiously awaiting an announcement about a second team after the league revealed Nashville as the first expansion city earlier this week.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:21

There are plans to approve a statement on humanitarian demining, including the World Heritage Sites in Syria. "The Syrian people will decide the future of Syria", the council said. It also noted the need for a political end to the conflict in Syria and called for stakeholders to facilitate a Syrian-led and Syrian-owned political transition.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:16

The warning came as squabbling lawmakers were expected to include a short-term extension of the surveillance program in a spending bill to avert a government shutdown. Moreover, a Senate aide told Gizmodo that both Republicans and Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee had opposed the bill while predicting a 30-day extension was a likely outcome.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:48

The Salvation Army of Metro Detroit had taken in $4.3 million out of its $7.85 million goal for the year, as of Tuesday. Cappy Moore, co-leader of the Williston Salvation Army, said that as of Monday, donations had hit $84,500, down from last year's total on that date of $116,500.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:32

Mr Sharma also rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that the poll result was "historic and unprecedented", urging PM Modi to take back his words as many stalwarts of the BJP, including its chief ministerial candidate in Himachal Pradesh Prem Kumar Dhumal and state unit chief Satpal Singh Satti, have lost in the election.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:33

Finally, police said Ray performed successfully on the "finger and nose" test and did not consent to a breathalyzer test. According to police, the "Kiss You in the Morning" artist was slurring his speech and had bloodshot eyes. The singer was released from the Lake County Jail on a $6,000 bond and his Friday night gig at 1884 Restaurant and Bar in Eustis has been canceled.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:21

Larger amounts of snowfall are possible in areas north of Topeka. There's a 60 per cent chance of snow again on Saturday , although the temperature is expected to be a little more welcoming, with a high of -7 C. At the same time, an upper level piece of energy will dive southeastward from Canada and the Great Lakes. The image below shows the predicted temperature profile in parts of Worcester County on Friday night .

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:20

The Daily News reported Rubashkin was first arrested in 2008 , after the Department of Justice and Immigration and Customs enforcement raided the Iowa plant and arrested nearly 400 undocumented immigrants. But former prosecutor Bob Teig, who retired in 2011 after serving as a prosecutor and spokesman for the USA attorney's office for the Northern District of Iowa, said Trump's decision to commute Rubashkin's sentence "makes no sense" given Trump's repeated promises to get tougher on illegal ...

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:19

Let them vote against us. U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley vetos an Egyptian-drafted resolution regarding recent decisions concerning the status of Jerusalem, during the United Nations Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including Palestine, at U.N.

by | December 21, 2017 | 19:17

Richard Ratcliffe said his wife's lawyer is hopeful she will be home for Christmas. Mr Ratcliffe said he felt there was a "change of the tide" since Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson travelled to Iran, as since then a second case against his 37-year-old wife was postponed and then cancelled.