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by | August 16, 2018 | 19:56

Straight away, Democrats jumped in to defend Brennan's character and to blast Trump for pulling his clearance. Trump also pointed to Brennan's more recent statement to Congress that the United States intelligence community did not make use of the so-called Steele dossier in its January 2017 assessment of Russia's interference in the 2016 USA election.

by | August 16, 2018 | 18:27

Last week, The Boston Globe put out a call to action inviting newspapers across the country to join them in publishing editorials to defend journalists against the president's " dirty war ". "THE FAKE NEWS MEDIA IS THE OPPOSITION PARTY", Trump exclaimed on Twitter . Trump's war on the media has been controversial since it began, with many claiming he is trying to censor the free press.

by | August 16, 2018 | 17:16

Afghan forces battled the Taliban in a key provincial capital for the fourth straight day on Monday, following a massive assault on the eastern city last week that overwhelmed its defensed and allowed insurgents to capture several parts of it, officials said .

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:07

The president's statement accuses Brennan of "erratic conduct and behavior" that "has tested and far exceeded the limits of any professional courtesy that may have been due to him". No more was heard about the administration threat, until after Brennan tweeted Tuesday. "In fact, when I chose to just do it, I said to myself, I said 'you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story - it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election ...

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:00

Trump also allowed Putin to answer a question about Ukraine on his behalf. "Eventually, this will negatively impact United States investors". But few days later Putin said he wanted to host Trump in Moscow and the White House welcomed the idea despite criticism after the Helsinki summit.

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:00

President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech at a ceremony held in Yongsan, Seoul on August 15, 2018 to mark the 73rd anniversary of Korea's liberation from the 1910-45 Japanese colonial rule. "Economic cooperation can really take off when peace is established on the Korean Peninsula, along with its complete denuclearization". Emphasizing that improved inter-Korean ties could be a boon to a South Korean economy with slowing growth, he remarked, "Peace is the economy", stressing the two were ...

by | August 16, 2018 | 11:20

As he laid down his vision for a new India , audience broke into applause. Modi said that rape must disturb us and he pushed for hanging rapists. If successful, India would be the fourth nation to achieve the feat after the US, Russia and China .

by | August 16, 2018 | 11:14

On Sunday, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's representative in Baghdad lashed out at Abadi as the Tehran visit was called off. The administration says the renewed sanctions are meant to pressure Tehran to halt its alleged support for global terrorism, its military activity in the Middle East and its ballistic missile programs.

by | August 16, 2018 | 11:08

Last week, the gates of the Idukki dam were opened after 26 years to release water that had reached the maximum permissible levels. The State Electricity Board justified the delay stating the purposes of dams were power generation, irrigation, potable water supply and flood management.

by | August 16, 2018 | 01:14

President Trump called her a "a "dog" on Twitter ". She has said that she is able to corroborate all of the quotes in the book . Manigault Newman continued to unleash scathing criticism of the 72-year-old Trump, saying he's in mental decline and unfit to be president, and is intentionally sowing racial division.

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:43

Malta has also rejected letting the ship dock. "Stop human traffickers and their accomplices", he wrote . The Aquarius spent nine days at sea in June after Italy's new populist government took office and shut its ports to all humanitarian boats, calling them a "taxi service" and accusing them of helping people smugglers - charges the charities deny.

by | August 15, 2018 | 20:14

Health officials extended an air quality advisory Tuesday, a day after it was first issued over concerns about elevated levels of fine particulate matter, or PM2.5. "The people most sensitive to wildfire smoke are the elderly, children, pregnant women and people with heart and lung issues", he said. The Beaverton School District has canceled all outdoor athletic activities until further notice due to the unhealthy air quality.

by | August 15, 2018 | 18:24

To view the full article, register now. So Ellis asked Manafort today if he had any intention of testifying . A two-hour sealed session was held Tuesday morning before the courtroom opened to the public at 11:30 a.m ET. On Tuesday, the defense rested its case after opting not to present any witnesses. It's the first trial to emerge from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, although the case didn't address allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

by | August 15, 2018 | 16:53

Dozens of Yemeni children gathered on Sunday in the capital Sanaa to protest against airstrikes by the Saudi-led worldwide coalition, which is believed to be behind the recent bombing of three buses that killed at least 51 people, mostly children.

by | August 15, 2018 | 13:11

During a news conference Tuesday afternoon on the newly released report, Shapiro commended Erie Catholic Diocese Bishop Lawrence Persico for his handling of the investigation . For decades. Monsignors, auxiliary bishops, bishops, archbishops, cardinals have mostly been protected; many , including some named in this report, have been promoted.

by | August 15, 2018 | 13:11

Prime minister Giuseppe Conte was planning Tuesday to visit Genoa, and French President Emmanuel Macron wrote on Twitter that "France stands by Italy" and "is ready to provide all necessary support". Atlantia shares closed down more than 5%. The design of the elevated road had been criticised in the past. "That bridge is wrong. But there will be a time when the cost of maintenance will be higher than a replacement", he told Italian media Primocanale.

by | August 15, 2018 | 11:40

Police, who initially said the man was refusing to co-operate, were holding him at a London police station on suspicion of preparing a terrorist attack. Westminster Tube Station is also closed nearby after being evacuated. Parliament is now in summer recess. Prime Minister Theresa May is on holiday overseas.

by | August 15, 2018 | 09:42

According to the Russian president, the necessary regulatory base for the settlement of the legal status of the Caspian Sea will be provided by six agreements in the spheres of economy, transport and security, which were also signed on Sunday.

by | August 15, 2018 | 09:26

He was released from the Utah County Jail on bail, then followed procedure in requesting a police escort to retrieve belongings at the home about midnight. Youd and his wife bought the house, valued at almost US$400,000, in 2016 in a quiet subdivision of new homes near the foothills, county property records show.

by | August 15, 2018 | 07:30

The spat between Trump and Harley-Davidson began in June , when the company announced it would move production for foreign sales to Europe to avoid European Union tariffs on steel and aluminum - which were imposed as retaliation for the US penalties.

by | August 14, 2018 | 16:11

The Iraqi Prime Minister's office on Sunday said Haider al-Abadi had canceled his trip to Iran, with reports of his Turkey visit to go as planned. The sanctions also concern Tehran's automobile and aviation sector, with tougher sanctions-especially an embargo on Iran's oil and banking sectors-to follow by November 4 should the Islamic Republic fail to accommodate President Trump's terms on "WORLD PEACE".

by | August 14, 2018 | 15:25

The fire service said it was feared that cars that were on the motorway had plummeted when it suddenly gave way. This photo released by Italian firefighters shows a truck stopped where the highway bridge collapsed in Genoa on August 14, 2018.

by | August 14, 2018 | 12:44

For his part, McCain has always been critical of Trump . The bill authorizes a total of $717 billion for military funding over the next year. The measure authorizes $7.6 billion for 77 new F-35 "stealth" Joint Strike Fighter jets built by Lockheed Martin, and $24.1 billion to fund the construction of 13 new battle force ships.

by | August 14, 2018 | 11:10

The male driver has been detained and police are investigating. The area immediately surrounding the Houses of Parliament is protected by large steel and concrete barriers and is guarded by police at all times. "I turned around and I saw a silver vehicle driving very fast close to the railings, maybe even on the pavement", she reportedly said. "We will issue further info when we have it", London's police force said in a statement on Twitter.

by | August 14, 2018 | 10:37

Thousands of protesters are expected in Washington , D.C., on Sunday, with far-right groups organizing another "Unite the Right" rally and anti-fascist groups expected to respond. A Politico-Morning Consult poll found that "55 percent of voters say race relations have worsened under Trump, compared with 16 percent who say they have gotten better".

by | August 14, 2018 | 10:35

Ri Son Gwon, the head of the North Korean delegation, told reporters that officials agreed on a particular date, but wouldn't say when because he wanted to "keep reporters wondering", the Associated Press reported. They first met in April in Panmunjom, a remarkable thaw in ties after more than a year of rising tension and fears of war over the North's development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

by | August 14, 2018 | 05:31

Mobile services in the city remained down after militants damaged a telecommunication tower and targeted several media offices in Ghazni , making information hard to verify. As fighting continued throughout the day, he said USA forces returned, sending attack helicopters and fighter jets back to the area. Almost 200 insurgents, many of them foreigners, have been killed, the government said.

by | August 14, 2018 | 05:13

God's Little People Cat Rescue , a feline rehabilitation center and shelter in Syros, Greece , recently posted a job opportunity for a live-in caretaker to help with the shelter's 55 cats. Joan added that the job is suitable for someone 45+ years of age, who's "responsible, reliable, honest, practically inclined - and really, with a heart of gold".

by | August 14, 2018 | 01:44

Several people were detained, and police fired tear gas multiple times. Almost 250 people required medical attention after inhaling tear gas and pepper spray, while 10 police officers were injured by hurled stones and bottles, the emergency services said.

by | August 13, 2018 | 23:54

The Observatory says 52 of the victims were civilians; the rest were militants or couldn't be identified. The report could not be independently confirmed. The group said the explosion took place at the bottom of a building that housed ammunition in Bab al-Hawa Square. While some have been claimed by Islamic State, most have been the result of infighting between other groups.

by | August 13, 2018 | 23:39

Since the incident, which started over an argument over a handicap parking spot, Drejka has claimed the shooting was justified under Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law. McGlockton, 28, shoved Drejka to the ground and then was shot and killed when Drejka, from a sitting position, pulled out a gun he legally owned and opened fire.

by | August 13, 2018 | 23:24

Bloomberg reports that Trump's harsh words came in a tweet late Friday, which also praised Mexico's president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as being an "absolute gentleman". Adam Austen, a spokesman for Canada's foreign minister, added: "We're glad Mexico and the USA continue to work out their bilateral issues". Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said that Mexico and the United States have "been making a lot of advancements" in their talks.

by | August 13, 2018 | 20:55

Khamenei said Monday with better management Iran can resist the USA sanctions and overcome them. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from Iran's nuclear deal with world powers in May and last week the US began restoring sanctions, exacerbating a financial crisis in Iran that has sent its currency tumbling.

by | August 13, 2018 | 20:44

The U.S. government last week reinstated a raft of economic sanctions that had been waived as part of the Iran JCPOA nuclear deal of 2015. The United States reimposed strict sanctions against Iran on Tuesday, with Trump threatening to penalize businesses from third countries that continue to operate in the Islamic Republic.

by | August 13, 2018 | 19:41

Former agent Peter Strzok was removed from Mueller's team a year ago after the text messages were first discovered, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been reviewing his employment. Rather than probe the newly discovered emails, Strzok opted to further investigate possible collusion between members of the Trump campaign and Russian operatives.