by | February 14, 2018 | 13:06

Trump overrode strong Justice Department objections when he declassified a Republican memo alleging an abuse of surveillance powers in the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. Steele told a DOJ official that he was "desperate that Donald Trump not get elected president". This intelligence memo feud has become a frustrating political back and forth that needs to be trumped with more transparency.

by | February 12, 2018 | 18:12

Modi flew from Jordan aboard a Jordanian military helicopter to Ramallah, where he was welcomed by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at al-Muqata, his Ramallah headquarters. The Prime Minister will on February 12 depart for New Delhi . India had voted against the shifting of the USA embassy and recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel at the United Nations general assembly session.

by | February 12, 2018 | 18:02

Marc Short, legislative director, said the president believes Rep. Adam B. Schiff of California, the ranking Democrat on the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the author of the memo, intentionally put "methods and sources that he knew would need to be redacted" into the document.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:56

A special ANC National Executive Committee ( NEC ) meeting on Monday afternoon, 12 February, is the cut-off point for the Zuma / Ramaphosa transition process. In less than five months in office, Mr. Lourenco has sacked high-level officials - including the daughter and son of the former president - to show the seriousness of his promises to fight corruption and stimulate the economy.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:42

North Korea has sent some of the highest level officials ever to the south for these games, the result of diplomacy by Seoul that led to an agreement between the two countries - still formally at war - to participate together in the Winter Games.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:34

The season has been dominated by the H3N2 flu strain, which usually is more virulent, but the virus itself doesn't seem to be much different from previous H3N2 strains. Among adults, the proportion of pneumonia- and influenza-related deaths climbed to 10.1% of all deaths reported during the week ending January 20 (these data are always two weeks delayed).

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:30

Short then emphasized that as soon as Chief of Staff General John Kelly learned the full extent of the allegations, Porter was off the job job within 24 hours. Speechwriter David Sorensen was confronted by officials, White House says. Porter resigned from his role at the White House shortly after and has called the allegations "outrageous" and "simply false".

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:25

The suspect killed a neighbor and another woman who tried checking on a loved one just before 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Detroit police Assistant Chief Arnold Williams told reporters. The first suspect, barricaded with seven weapons, is known to officers. "This is one thing we always deal with this situation - these situations always revolve around someone with a mental illness that's either untreated or something that they're responsible for self-treating which they do not treat".

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:20

Tesco , Asda and Sainsbury's have all looked at the discount format in the past, with Sainsbury's operating a trial with Netto and Asda a value chain called Dale's, with none of these a success. Alex Neill, the consumer group's director of home products and services, said: 'With food costs rising it seems as though shoppers have felt the pinch and are voting with their feet and wallets'.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:22

Mrs Joyce revealed her shock and pain following Mr Joyce and his former senior media advisor's pregnancy revelation in a candid statement to The Australian . Joyce moved out of his Tamworth family home in December and later moved into a townhouse he now shares with Ms Campion. Mr Cassidy said "there might be something" but refused to comment saying it could not be substantiated.

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:10

The officials said it was fair to say both Pence and the North Koreans rebuffed South Korean President Moon Jae-in's efforts to facilitate a meeting between North Korea and the US. He criticized the Trump administration for straining too hard to signal disgust of Kim Jong Un's government. Yet last month the North agreed with South Korea to send 22 athletes and a 230-strong "cheering squad" to Pyeongchang .

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:06

NTSB investigators determined the probable cause of the 2001 crash was pilot error. The tour had stopped at Quartermaster Canyon and was on its way back to Las Vegas, where the tour began when the helicopter crashed. The Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters chopper crashed under unknown circumstances Saturday evening on the Hualapai Nation's land by the Grand Canyon's West Rim Hualapai Nation Police Chief Francis Bradley says navigating the rugged terrain in the dark made it hard for ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 17:04

Three of Sajna's guards were also killed in the strike. Some of the most dreaded commanders of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), including its founder Baitullah Mehsud and his successor Hakimullah Mehsud, and some key al Qaeda operatives were killed in missile strikes by U.S.

by | February 12, 2018 | 16:51

He promised to make the state a model one if his party is voted to power. The Bharatiya Janata Party is contesting 51 out of the 60 Assembly seats, and its ally Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura will fight the remaining nine seats. He held the term for the fourth time after the party swept away the 2013 assembly elections. The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which had faced a jolt past year in the state after six of its MLAs joined the BJP, has formed an alliance with the Indigenous ...

by | February 12, 2018 | 16:49

Qusai Abdelfattah, director general at the planning ministry, said $22 billion of those funds were needed immediately and the rest for the medium term. The conference will also discuss several developments and vital aspects pertaining to Iraq, including the participation of the private sector in the reconstruction process.

by | February 12, 2018 | 16:43

In 2016, deaths of 82 Filipinos were recorded in Kuwait and the number has increased by at least 20 percent in 2017. "If proven true that it was reported to them and they did not act on it...we will immediately order their recall and replace them with more compassionate people to OFWs", added Bello.

by | February 12, 2018 | 16:29

Diplomatic sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that the United States proposal to establish a 30 km deep security zone into Syrian territory on Turkey's border would be discussed, pointing out that Turkey first wants to ensure getting a clear position out of the USA on the issue of stopping support to Kurdish units.

by | February 12, 2018 | 16:15

The Modi government should clarify its stand on the statement that belittles the Indian Army, he added. "Both are to be trained by the Indian Army only", the statement read. "Bhagwat ji had said that if situation arises and the Constitution permits, Indian army would take 6 months to prepare the society whereas Sangh swayamsevaks can be trained in 3 days, as Swayamsevaks practise discipline regularly", said the RSS' Manmohan Vaidya in a statement .

by | February 12, 2018 | 16:08

Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said that women should dress modestly but that it could be achieved without the abaya - which is now mandated by law in the Sunni Muslim-majority country. "The abaya is a matter of tradition in one of our regions and has become applicable to all". Over my dead body. Last September, a royal decree revealed women will be able to secure driving licences from June 2018, with the news widely celebrated around the globe .

by | February 12, 2018 | 15:56

Coupled with the Republican tax bill's major corporate tax breaks, the USA government's deficit will surpass $ 1 trillion annually , meaning the treasury will have to borrow more . The plan will also include plans to remove obstacles and disincentives for individuals to go into the trades to work on infrastructure projects, he said.