by | August 09, 2018 | 23:20

The trial is the first stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's 14-month investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. The prosecution has said it expected to wrap up its case by week's end. "I would be surprised, given what's occurred in the Manafort trial, if Judge Ellis didn't issue this relatively standard instruction", Abramson said.

by | August 09, 2018 | 20:43

Military conflict between Russian Federation and Georgia erupted in 2008 after Georgian troops attempted to regain control of South Ossetia, a breakaway province supported by Russian Federation. While around 75% of Georgians said they were in favour of a possible Georgia's accession to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, 81% voiced support for European Union membership.

by | August 09, 2018 | 17:12

It is the third quake to hit the island in under two weeks. The US Geological Survey has the tremor at a magnitude 5.9. Witnesses said people ran into the roads in a panic and some buildings collapsed. The national disaster agency stood by its latest death toll of 131 from Sunday's quake despite other government agencies including the military reporting much higher figures.

by | August 09, 2018 | 14:27

Speaking on the BBC's World At One, the MP for Beaconsfield said: "If he was to become leader of the party, I won't be in it". British Prime Minister Theresa May has scolded her former foreign minister, Boris Johnson , for saying that Muslim women who wear burqas look like letter boxes or bank robbers.

by | August 09, 2018 | 13:32

According to her social media posts , the animal, who can be fussy about who feeds him, first let Noland do so back in May and they have now become friends. Since posting the photos to social media, Noland has gotten feedback from some people who love it and others who think what she's doing is insane. She waded knee-deep into a pond wearing her maroon cap and sash (no gown; that might have gotten too soggy) and posed with "Big Tex".

by | August 09, 2018 | 12:45

Manafort's defense team's primary strategy has been to pin much of the blame for financial crimes on Gates, and some observers felt Downing made some headway toward that goal on Tuesday . Rick Gates has been the government's star witness in Manafort's financial fraud trial, testifying how, at the behest of his longtime boss, he helped hide millions of dollars in foreign income and submitted fake mortgage and tax documents.

by | August 09, 2018 | 11:54

More than 500 hikers stranded on an Indonesian volcano have been rescued and evacuated, most safely, officials said Tuesday. Hundreds managed to find a way down on Sunday and over 500 more reached safety Monday night. Malaysian tourist Siti was reportedly found dead, crushed by a collapsed wall, at that location. The volcano, which rises 3,726m (12,224ft) above sea level and is the second-highest one in Indonesia, is a favourite among sightseers.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:24

Facebook apologized for animated balloons and confetti appearing when Indonesian speakers posted messages about Sunday's deadly natural disaster on Indonesia's Lombok Island. Almost 2,500 people have been hospitalized with serious injuries and more than 156,000 people are displaced due to the extensive damage to homes. It's the third big quake to hit Lombok in little over a week.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:09

It said police and intelligence agents had identified two Russians believed to have carried out the attack on former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in March. The police have managed to identify the people coming over and going back again'. They were found unconscious on a bench in a shopping centre after being exposed to novichok.

by | August 09, 2018 | 10:10

The U.S. Embassy in Moscow told The Washington Post the Monday excursion was not an official diplomacy trip, and Paul was part of a "private group" of people meeting with Russian senators. But both GOP leaders have pushed back against inviting Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Capitol, following President Donald Trump saying he planned to invite the Russian to Washington .

by | August 09, 2018 | 08:27

Tensions have escalated since late March when Hamas launched what would become regular mass protests along Israel's perimeter fence with Gaza. Since 2007, the Gaza Strip has groaned under a crippling Israeli blockade that continues to deprive its inhabitants of many essential commodities, including food, fuel, medicine and building materials.

by | August 09, 2018 | 08:11

The agreement stipulates Gaza's Rafah border crossing to Egypt will be permanently opened and the Kerem Shalom crossing, the blockaded enclave's only intake point for commercial goods, will ease restrictions "dramatically", according to the report.

by | August 09, 2018 | 06:24

Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said the Kremlin has not yet examined the letter Paul presented. "The letter emphasized the importance of further engagement in various areas including countering terrorism, enhancing legislative dialogue and resuming cultural exchanges", Paul wrote on Twitter.

by | August 09, 2018 | 05:37

Mr Skripal and his 33-year-old daughter were found slumped unconscious on a bench in the southern English city of Salisbury in March after a liquid form of the nerve agent was applied to his home's front door. Sanctions will go into effect on August 22 after a mandatory waiting period, the State Department said. The second round of sanctions could cut far deeper, including blocking all American bank loans to Russian entities, an outright ban on U.S.

by | August 09, 2018 | 03:47

The woman was quietly dismissed a year ago as the U.S. Secret Service sought to avoid public embarrassment on the matter, the Guardian reported , adding that Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to order 750 U.S. According to The Guardian's anonymous source, "her frequent contacts with the FSB gave her away ... numerous unsanctioned meetings and communications".

by | August 09, 2018 | 03:12

A police video showed the tanker failing to break and plowing into the rear of a truck stopped in traffic, with flames exploding on impact. Part of the bridge the crash happened on collapsed, and the resulting fire spread to a vehicle dealership which lay below the bridge.

by | August 09, 2018 | 02:21

He said: "They can't think that Iran won't export oil and others will". "The considered an uncertain and unaccountable country in the world that does not comply with its commitments", he said. Tuesday's sanctions target Iran's purchases of USA dollars, metals trading, coal, industrial software and the auto sector. The first round of reimposed USA sanctions targeting Iran's aviation and auto industries, as well as its banking system snapped back on Tuesday.

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:27

Following a tweet by Canada's foreign ministry calling for the immediate release of detained human rights activists, Saudi Arabia instigated a full-blown diplomatic crisis. Responding to a question about the reason for the activists' arrests, Jubeir said that charges against them would be made public once their cases reach the courts, repeating earlier allegations that they had been in touch with foreign entities.

by | August 08, 2018 | 20:05

Jack Dorsey on Tuesday defended Twitter's decision to allow Alex Jones to keep tweeting after Apple , Facebook , and YouTube all barred the Infowars presenter. "Accounts like Jones's can often sensationalise issues and spread unsubstantiated rumours, so it's critical journalists document, validate, and refute such information directly so people can form their own opinions", he wrote.

by | August 08, 2018 | 19:56

Overnight to Tuesday, two more strong after shocks of 5.4 and 5.5 hit Lombok, with each lasting around 10 seconds. The warning was lifted after waves of just 15 centimetres (6 inches) high were recorded in three villages, said Dwikorita Karnawati, the head of Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency.

by | August 08, 2018 | 19:24

Gates admitted to a litany of crimes Tuesday as Downing, Manafort's lead defense attorney, hammered him for enriching himself on his boss's dime, executing tax evasion and bank fraud schemes of his own, and lying to the special counsel's investigators.

by | August 08, 2018 | 19:27

The report says Collins has been arrested on the charges and his co-defendants include his son Cameron Collins, and the father of his fiancee, Stephen Zarsky. It is rare for prosecutors to indict a sitting elected official, particularly in an election year, and in the case of Collins, prosecutors at the Southern District of NY carefully weighed when to bring the charges, staying mindful of the upcoming election cycle in November, according to people familiar with the matter.

by | August 08, 2018 | 16:52

President Trump had repeatedly expressed discontent over the U.S. trade deficit with China, accusing the country of unfair trade practices, intellectual property theft, currency manipulation, and of providing state aid to Chinese firms. The US levied 25% duties on $34 billion in Chinese goods on 6 July, prompting swift in-kind retaliation from Beijing . China's trade with the US also continued to rise in July despite the tariffs, with exports up 11.2 percent year-on-year, and imports ...

by | August 08, 2018 | 08:24

In fact, one Democratic candidate, Mary Jo Kilroy, won her congressional race in 2008 by 2,311 votes after trailing by 321 on election night. O'Connor needed Franklin County - which includes the state capital of Columbus - to come out strongly for him in order to topple his Republican rival.

by | August 07, 2018 | 23:11

Photographers take pictures of the a man and a woman in the court in Freiburg, southern Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 before they were sentenced to long-term prison sentence for for offering the 9-year-old son of the woman for raping by pedophiles.

by | August 07, 2018 | 22:46

Lawal Musa Daura. Seiyefa, however came out of Acting President's office around 5p.m, without addressing the press. He declined to speak to newsmen. "When I have a detailed picture, we'll make a release about it". Security officials stormed the premises of the National Assembly, barricading the entrance to the complex.

by | August 07, 2018 | 22:43

The Boston Globe identified the man who was just inches from the shark's mouth as a MA state biologist named Greg Skomal. "It opened it's mouth right at my feet!" As the top shark expert in Massachusetts, Greg Skomal is used to up-close-and-personal experiences with great whites.

by | August 07, 2018 | 22:13

The state's firefighting agency said it's had no complications accessing water, while fire experts said the state's hot, dry and windy conditions are to blame for the infernos, not any water policy. Gilless said the reason California's wildfires are so destructive this year is the state's "high heat, low relative humidity, high wind speeds and high fuel loading".

by | August 07, 2018 | 21:56

They also failed to register Manafort as a foreign agent, Gates said. Under questioning from prosecutors, Gates read off the names of more than a dozen shell companies he and Manafort set up in Cyprus, St. "If at the time you learned Mr. Gates was embezzling millions of dollars from Mr. Manafort, would you have picked up the phone to Mr. Manafort?" Mueller is also investigating possible coordination between Trump campaign members and Russian officials in the election campaign, but the ...

by | August 07, 2018 | 20:57

The ministry said it ordered the owner of the account to shut it down while investigations are completed. Maybe a president who prioritizes fighting terror without apology is just the guy to deal with this. His wife, Ensaf Haidar, and three children were granted Canadian citizenship earlier this summer, and live in Quebec's Eastern Townships. Saudi Arabia long has been sensitive to worldwide pressure over the Raif Badawi sentence.

by | August 07, 2018 | 20:44

Subramanian and Rajendran, who are in their late fifties, died of heart attack in Mayiladuthirai and Nagapattinam districts of the state. Many were seen weeping and chanting slogans hailing the leader. He was one of the senior most leaders of India. On such occasions, the government and parties should rise above politics. Karunanidhi was known for his contribution to Tamil literature and film industry for several years, apart from playing a major role in Tamil Nadu's politics for nearly over ...

by | August 07, 2018 | 18:40

The Cayman Island-registered vessel Equanimity , which is reportedly worth some 250 million United States dollars and is owned by Jho Low , a former unofficial adviser to the Malaysian fund 1MDB, sits in waters off Tanjung Benoa on the Indonesia's resort island of Bali on April 4, 2018.

by | August 07, 2018 | 15:31

The West Hollywood City Council will vote Monday night on a proposal to urge that the star be removed from the Hollywood Walk of Fame , the Los Angeles Times reported . border and Trump's denial of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election during his meet with Vladimir Putin also finds a mention in the resolution.

by | August 07, 2018 | 14:54

I saw these workers beat up a woman, well more like jumped her". Police arrived at the salon on Friday night an arrested Zheng, 32, who was charged with assault, menacing and criminal possession of a weapon, reported News 12 . Thomas faces charges of misdemeanor assault, misdemeanor menacing and harassment, police said. Thomas refused medical treatment, according to police.

by | August 07, 2018 | 14:41

Trump said he was open to reaching a more comprehensive deal with Iran "that addresses the full range of the regime´s malign activities, including its ballistic missile program and its support for terrorism". "If you're an enemy and you stab the other person with a knife, and then you say you want negotiations, then the first thing you have to do is remove the knife", he said in an interview on state television.