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by | August 16, 2018 | 06:24

The six have served in both Republican and Democratic administration, including Trump's. "It certainly has shadows of some of the worst abuses of the Nixon administration", said Stephen Vladeck, a law professor and national security expert at the University of Texas School of Law who describes himself as a progressive.

by | August 16, 2018 | 02:45

Manigault Newman believes that Kelly's firing shows a breach in ethics since he was caught on tape alluding to the fact that her reputation would be damaged if she didn't go away quietly. "And I never meant to share that, I didn't even remember that I really had it, but when she was just so vehement that it never happened, I was like, 'It never happened?" She noted, as examples, Trump's recent criticism of National Basketball Association player LeBron James and California Democratic Rep.

by | August 16, 2018 | 00:59

The president deemed the annual military spending bill the " most significant investment in our military". The snub was not entirely unexpected. That's likely to do with the rocky relationship the senator and the president have with one another - Trump has, in fact, disrespectfully mocked McCain during campaign rallies , even as the senator is dying from an aggressive form of brain cancer.

by | August 15, 2018 | 23:27

An Old Bailey jury has found two men George Koh and Merse Dikanda guilty of the murder of British-Nigerian model Harry Uzoka . Jonathan Okigbo , also 24, was cleared of the same offence but convicted of manslaughter. However, while Uzoka and his flatmate, Adrian Harper came armed with dumbbell bars, they fled upon discovering that Koh and his team had knives. Mr Harper, who also had a metal pole, told jurors: "I was expecting a fist fight but I took the bell bar because I knew we ...

by | August 15, 2018 | 22:41

He did not offer a breakdown of the casualties, but Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmak said almost 70 police officers were among those killed. He says the casualty figures are not yet definite and that the numbers might change. The insurgents seized control of the districts of Khawaja Omari, north of Ghazni city and Ajrestan, in the west, with officials saying dozens of Afghan security forces had either been killed or were missing.

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:42

The French presidency said yesterday that it was in touch with the other European Union nations on the Mediterranean to "rapidly" find a port where the Aquarius can dock, while stressing that worldwide maritime law states that the boat should be able to dock in the port that is closest.

by | August 15, 2018 | 18:59

While police are yet to confirm details, it is understood five people have been rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds after being shot at a Walmart customer service desk. "I can tell you that the 30-year-old male appeared to be very high on either narcotics, alcohol or a combination of both", said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small.

by | August 15, 2018 | 18:02

India won independence from British colonialists in 1947. Here are the key highlights of PM Modi's last Independence Day speech ahead of the next Lok Sabha elections. The indirect tax base had also expanded after the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST), he said. If we take 2013 as base year, you'll be surprised to know the pace of the growth today in India: PM Modi.

by | August 15, 2018 | 17:42

Light southerly winds over the next couple of days will bring limited relief. Updates will be provided as conditions change. Concentrations of smoke may vary depending upon location, weather, and distance from the fire. According to the Washington State Department of Health , people who are at greater risk for health impacts are those who have asthma, COPD, diabetes and other lung or heart diseases.

by | August 15, 2018 | 17:42

Along with the troops killed in the attack in northern Faryab province, in the district of Ghormach, at least 19 soldiers were also wounded, according to defence spokesman Ghafoor Ahmad Jawed. The city hospital was overcrowded with hundreds of wounded people and dozens of bodies and people desperately searching for relatives among the dead and wounded.

by | August 15, 2018 | 15:20

VideoFraser Anning's speech in the Upper House called for a ban on Muslim's migrating to Australia and involved using the words "final solution" which has been historically associated with Nazi Germany. Mr Katter also hit out at what he called the "lily pad left" for their response to the speech. "I'm not apologising to anyone for it". "I dutifully lined up here and shook this unworthy man's hand", Senator Hinch said.

by | August 15, 2018 | 14:32

Kevin Downing unsuccessfully argued the prosecution hadn't met its burden of proof. U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III has already denied a motion by the defense to automatically acquit Manafort due to lack of evidence. Manafort is facing 18-counts of tax and banking crimes, and has pleaded not guilty to each one. "They're relying on the jury to agree with them". Manafort himself chose not to testify.

by | August 15, 2018 | 12:00

A Chinese official told a United Nations human rights committee in Geneva that tough security measures in China's far-west Xinjiang region were necessary to combat extremism and terrorism, but that they did not target any specific ethnic group or restrict religious freedoms.

by | August 15, 2018 | 11:24

He will be under strict supervision including having to wear a tracking device that would alert authorities if he left the house. Wilson's case highlights Australia's struggle to confront the prevalence of child sexual abuse in the nation's Catholic and other institutions.

by | August 15, 2018 | 11:13

The grand jury identified 301 predator priests based on secret archives in each of the dioceses involving over 1,000 victims. "As a direct outcome of the systematic cover-up by senior church officials nearly every instance of child sexual abuse we found is too old to be prosecuted".

by | August 15, 2018 | 11:08

The president's attack on the motorcycle maker followed a Saturday stunt in which a group of "Bikers for Trump" made an appearance at his Bedminster, N.J. Trump accused Harley of using the European retaliatory tariffs as "an excuse" for moving manufacturing overseas. As I said yesterday, I want Harley-Davidson to prosper here in the State of WI - so of course I don't want a boycott of Harley-Davidson.

by | August 15, 2018 | 10:56

The meeting also discussed the GCC-backed political transition that was disrupted when the Houthi rebels seized the capital, Sanaa, in September 2014 and overthrew the internationally recognised government led by President Abdrabu Mansur Hadi.

by | August 15, 2018 | 09:51

As helicopters waited nearby, rescuers with the help of sniffing dogs scrambled to pull people from the rubble, scaling slabs of concrete angled like mountains. "People living in Genoa use this bridge twice a day", said Deputy Transport Minister Edoardo Rixi, who is from the city. "It was affected by extremely serious corrosion problems linked to the technology that was used (in construction)".

by | August 15, 2018 | 08:50

Nationwide, an increasing number of pharmaceutical companies have taken legal action against states that use their products in executions, making it increasingly hard for states to obtain the drugs. Moore was arrested a week later. Nebraska prison officials are preparing to execute Moore on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, for the 1979 murders of two Omaha cab drivers.

by | August 15, 2018 | 07:11

A Taiwanese tourist was killed over the weekend in Kenya , bitten in the chest by a hippo that he was trying to photograph. Hippos, which are aggressive, have sharp teeth and weigh up to 2,750kg (three tons), kill an estimated 500 people every year in Africa.