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by | February 10, 2018 | 20:12

The White House also released a letter sent to McGahn by Wray and to Rod Rosenstein, the No. 2 Justice Department official, expressing concerns about the memo's release "in light of longstanding principles regarding the protection of intelligence sources and methods, ongoing investigations, and other similar sensitive information".

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:59

It was instead an unusual use of her prerogative, as a leader, to speak for longer than most members are allowed. She read comments from young people asking for immigration action along with her own commentary as if she were having a direct conversation with the Dreamers: "You are so right, Josephine", Pelosi said.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:51

Wednesday´s strikes hit at least six different locations in Eastern Ghouta , said the head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdel Rahman. Beneath the bombardmet on Thursday, both Khalil and Hanak told Syria Direct that the strikes on clinics and hospitals felt like a "systematic" attack on Idlib's already ill-equipped medical sector.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:35

Beyond the $300 billion figure, the agreement adds nearly $90 billion in overdue disaster aid for hurricane-slammed Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico. Because Pelosi had more important things to worry about: like the people out there in much more uncomfortable positions that needed her to plead for their protection.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:30

The leaders also submitted a memorandum to the President, saying that a FIR had not been registered on some earlier statements of Loya's family members who had talked about him facing "pressure". Soon after his death, the new judge who took over exonerated Shah of the charge owing to lack of evidence. The MPs felt that the case has precipitated an unprecedented situation in the top court as four senior most puisne judges also came out in public to express their "sentiment that democracy was ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:03

Ms Kim Yo Jong flew in to the South on her brother's private jet on Friday before she and other North Korean officials attended the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in the alpine resort town of Pyeongchang. Moon is trying to use the games as an opportunity to restore regular communication with North Korea and eventually pull it into talks over resolving the global standoff over its nuclear program.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:02

Rather amusingly, the firmware version is G955XXU1CRAP, although we're glad to say that Android Oreo is far from being crap . Those not signed up to Samsung's beta programme will receive the update 24 hours later. The Samsung Galaxy S7 succeeds the Samsung Galaxy S6 , and it is the stripped-down variant of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge . It is worth citing that Samsung in 2017 at MWC 2017 too unveiled the foldable handset but this time it displayed an updated edition of the same.

by | February 10, 2018 | 19:02

Two lookalikes of the United States president and North Korea's leader made surprise appearances in the busy streets of Seoul and an area near the site of the Winter Olympics . Reviving inter-Korean talks is key to the polices of Moon, who says South Korea should be in the driver's seat in global efforts to deal with the North's nuclear threat.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:59

Reviving inter-Korean talks is key to the polices of Moon, who says South Korea should be in the driver's seat in global efforts to deal with the North's nuclear threat. A pair of impersonators dressed as United States President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong-un were "shown out by security staff" after arriving at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, according to a Reuters report .

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:56

Reports suggested that lawmakers associated with the BJP were raising slogans against Pakistan , accusing it of involvement in the Saturday morning attack on the Sunjuwan army camp in Jammu . Meanwhile, the National Conference condemned Lone's slogans, terming them unacceptable. Amid chaos, the house was adjourned. Mattu said the NC chief stated that Lone should not forget that he belonged to the party which had rejected the two-nation theory.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:53

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , who has met PM Modi a few times in the past, welcomed the Indian leader in "a significant" visit by a "grand guest". India's parliamentary opposition had then raised hue and cry over his decision to not visit Palestine during the previous state-tour in the region. The glossy compilation, given to BJP MPs at the Parliamentary Party meeting, describes PM Modi as an unbeatable global legend and sheds light on worldwide media reports on his Davos visit for ...

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:47

In addition, he comes at a quite a lucrative price after this season for the Jazz - 2-years and $15.1 million. Playing well below championship level in what could be LeBron James' final season with with his hometown team, the Cavs have chose to go for broke.

by | February 10, 2018 | 18:45

Moon hosted talks and a lunch with Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of the North Korean leader, at the presidential Blue House in Seoul . Skeptics say North Korea, which is unlikely to give up its nukes under any deal, is just using the Olympics to poke holes at the USA -led global sanctions against the country and buy more time to further advance its strategic weaponry.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:51

In all, 67 Republicans and 119 Democrats voted against the bill. On Wednesday, House minority leader Nancy Pelosi , spoke for a record eight hours on the House floor, calling for a permanent measure that protects the almost 800,000 undocumented people, known as "Dreamers", who were brought to the United States as children.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:19

He said earlier the Rafale contract was given to defence public sector undertaking Bengaluru-based Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), which has been making aircraft for the Indian Air Force for 70 years. Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said Shah told party MPs that broader details of the transaction, including that it would cost over Rs 58,000 crore, have been shared but break-up of expenditure can not be made public.

by | February 10, 2018 | 17:00

Ms. Pelosi has said she will not vote for the measure; she is protesting its lack of protection for the Dreamers, young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children, who have been shielded from deportation by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, an Obama-era initiative that President Trump has suspended.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:42

Kim Jo Jong was carrying a blue folder adorned with a seal, which analysts thought might contain a personal message from Kim Jong Un himself. Moon hoped to use the Olympics to ease tensions and North Korea agreed to send high-profile officials as well as athletes.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:37

Meanwhile, the US-led coalition in Syria and its allied forces, reportedly killed more than 100 pro-government fighters in eastern Syria. Home to roughly 400,000 residents, Eastern Ghouta has remained under a crippling regime siege for the last five years.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:29

Confidence in the amount of precipitation is "somewhat low", the meteorologist added. EXTENDED: Snow will gradually end in the morning Sunday and it will remain cold but dry by the afternoon. Highs will be in the 30s Sunday . Monday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 28. Keep it here with your Weather Authority Team for the latest weather information.

by | February 10, 2018 | 16:12

On Thursday, deputy press secretary Raj Shah issued a rare admission that the White House could have handled the Porter fiasco better. She said she shared the information with the Federal Bureau of Investigation last fall while it was conducting a background check on Sorensen, who had once been an adviser to Maine Gov.