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by | January 25, 2018 | 09:55

Judge William Walls struck down charges dealing with accusations of bribery involving political donations that Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen made to Menendez. The defense had sought to show during the trial that Melgen's gifts, including trips on his private jet to his Dominican Republic resort, were a part of the pair's longtime friendship that existed before and after the time period contained in the indictment.

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:44

Gandhi tweeted that, "There will never be a cause big enough to justify violence against children". Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Thursday targeted Congress president Rahul Gandhi over ongoing controversy around Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film " Padmaavat ".

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:42

They attempted to take cover when one of the Troopers, Detective Sergeant Aaron Steensma was shot in the chest and trooper Daniel Thayer was shot in the chest and hand. Lt. Dale Hinz said that he didn't know if the troopers fired shots during the incident. He said the suspected gunman was found deceased outside of a residence in Union Township , a few miles south of Union City shortly after 2:15 p.m.

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:34

Pro-Kannada organisations have made a decision to call a state-wide bandh on 25 January and a Bengaluru bandh on 4 February. Karnataka bandh call over Mahadayi water dispute today. However, in 2002, the water sharing issue turned into a full-blown crisis when then Chief Minister of Karnataka SM Krishna built canals over the two tributaries of Mahadayi - Kalasa and Banduri.

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:35

The move comes after nearly his entire campaign team quit in protest after he earlier declined to quit. CTV News reported that 10 years ago, when one of the women was a teenager, Brown exposed his penis and propositioned her to perform oral sex on him.

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:30

Lee died December 12, at which point Breed became acting mayor. The progressive supervisors who led the charge against Breed, who is considered a moderate in left-leaning San Francisco, argued that naming her to the interim slot would give her an unfair advantage in the upcoming election and that the city needed a "caretaker mayor" who wasn't gunning for the permanent job.

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:12

Barring a presidential candidate for a criminal conviction is unprecedented under Brazil's current constitution and there are divergent opinions on whether a Lula victory can be annulled if he makes the ballot before the appeals process is completed.

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:03

He will also stress his "America First" policies and seek more reciprocal trade policies from US allies, Cohn said, in keeping with Trump's belief that worldwide trade deals are tilted against the United States. Ross said Trudeau's comments needed to be taken in the context of the latest round of talks on Nafta. There was a lot of surprise when Trump announced he would attend Davos this year, the first USA president to do so since Bill Clinton in 2000.

by | January 25, 2018 | 08:40

Government operations began ramping down on the one-year anniversary of Trump's presidency. Under this unified control, it was the Republican job to govern, it was their job to lead ... Trump did not speak with any Democratic senators over the weekend. Democrats are facing intense pressure from their base to solve the issue over the young immigrants, commonly referred to as "Dreamers", and they are skeptical of Republicans' credibility when offering to take up the issue.

by | January 25, 2018 | 08:26

Nielsen said the conversation was impassioned and the president was using tough language. Trump made the comments, sources said, as Durbin was reading a list of temporary protected status countries. Asked why Mr Trump had defended the comments privately but denied them publicly, Ms Sanders said: "The president hasn't said he didn't use strong language".

by | January 25, 2018 | 08:16

Others regretted giving up the leverage they believed they had in the government spending talks. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the legislation brought forth by Republican Sens. Bowser also said the city plans to help the federal government maintain the National Mall. Dick Durbin, Ill., the Senate minority whip. He declined to predict whether the government would be funded by Monday night.

by | January 25, 2018 | 08:16

He added that the situation is now under control. "The BJP's use of hatred and violence is setting our entire country on fire", Gandhi said in his tweet hours after a video of scared children crouching in the school bus targeted by hooligans protesting the Sanjay Leela Bhansali movie prompted nationwide outrage on Wednesday.

by | January 25, 2018 | 08:09

Pompeo also shared the agency's assessment that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un seeks an increasingly sophisticated nuclear capability not only for regime preservation, but for its coercive powers as well. Foreign Office minister Mark Field told MPs that North Korea's "illegal pursuit of nuclear weapons does inevitably pose a serious and growing threat to the worldwide peace and security".

by | January 25, 2018 | 08:03

Carrazana says no children were harmed in the attack because the office served as an administrative center. Save the Children condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, according to the militant group's news agency Amaq, though it did not provide immediate evidence for the claim.

by | January 25, 2018 | 07:59

Sky9 video shows multiple police cruisers at what remains active scene. A police spokesperson said that the "area is considered to be dangerous" and is urging nearby residents to stay inside. The suspect is still on the run, and a perimeter was set up as authorities and K-9 units began canvassing the area for the suspect. We'll share confirmed updates here as soon as we get them.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:50

The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which more than 150 women and girls offered statements about being abused by Larry Nassar , a physician who was renowned for treating athletes at the sport's highest levels. "I'm happy you will be spending the rest of your life in prison". "I wouldn't send my dogs to you, sir", she added. To hear what they have tried to say more than half a dozen times since 1997.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:34

Keillor, 75, retired in 2016 as host of " Prairie Home ", a Saturday evening radio variety show he created in 1974. After initially firing on-air personality Garrison Keillor over an incident in which he touched the back of a woman colleague, Minnesota Public Radio released new allegations today from numerous sources alleging much worse behavior by the network's longtime host.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:33

The Senate is voting on a three-week spending bill that would reopen the government. The House then voted 266 to 150 to extend federal funding . President Donald Trump is expected to quickly sign the measure to fund government operations through February 8. She said she feels the pain and suffering that her friends are going through.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:35

The fate of the Dreamers is at the center of a furious stalemate in Congress, where Republicans and Democrats are struggling to find a compromise. He said DACA recipients shouldn't worry. He repeated his complaints about the diversity lottery -- incorrectly suggesting that countries select nefarious characters for the randomly-selected immigrants that still go through vetting -- but said it could be replaced or ended.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:10

The three Zimbabwe spinners - Cremer, Raza and Waller - gave away just four boundaries in 27 overs between them, and gave away runs at 3.81 per over. His googly sparked Bangladesh's collapse from a position of dominance as it appeared set for a big total, thanks to Tamim. Medium-pacer Kyle Jarvis chipped in with three wickets.