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by | February 20, 2018 | 18:23

An attorney for worldwide law firm Skadden, Arps, Meagher, & Flom who helped whitewash the prosecution and imprisonment of Batkivshchyna Party leader Yulia Tymoshenko was charged with perjury in US federal court today. On Friday, 13 Russians were charged with tampering in the 2016 U.S. election. Michael Flynn, who was briefly Mr Trump's National Security Advisor at the start of his presidency, admitted to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about contacts he had with the Russian ...

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:24

The official IRNA news agency reports that Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged all related bodies on Sunday to apply their efforts "to heal the sorrow of the families and relatives of victims". The foundation posted in October that the door aircraft was repaired and would be operational after checking and testing. It wasn't clear what led to the grounding, though Iran only recently regained access to the airplane parts market after the nuclear deal .

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:15

Meanwhile, rebel factions in the besieged area fired mortars at districts of Damascus , killing a child and wounding eight others, Syrian state media reported . The situation in Eastern Ghouta flared up over the past two months, when the rebels unleashed a massive offensive against a key Syrian military base in the Harasta city in the region.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:18

Now move your van from outside my home". West Midlands Ambulance Service paramedic mentor Katie Tudor posted a picture of the note on Twitter over the weekend, copying in Staffordshire Police's main account. Duggan would now like to see those who verbally abuse emergency workers dealt with more "robustly". Paramedic operational manager Mike Duggan also shared the image of the note online and said: "People seem to have not respect for the work we're doing or the fact we're helping someone.

by | February 20, 2018 | 17:01

This is the first time that Seoul has spoken about the drills following the historic visit of a North Korean delegation. Washington says Pyongyang must take concrete steps towards denuclearisation before talks can begin, while South Korean President Moon Jae In has argued for closer involvement to engage the North in talks.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:27

The AI algorithms need a good dose of machine learning before they can do this well, which involved analysing a medical dataset of around 300,000 patients and crunching both eye scans and more general medical data. By predicting cardiovascular risks early, Google and Verily are not trying to replace doctors. However, the AI-powered software did not fare better than current screening methods.

by | February 20, 2018 | 16:24

Trump Jr. also plans to spend part of the trip meeting with investors and business leaders, as well as attending an advertised $38,000-per-ticket "conversation and dinner" event with Trump Tower Delhi National Capital Region buyers, according to the Post.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:56

The Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said in a statement that five women, four men, and three children were killed at the crash site and another person died later at a hospital. The quake and an aftershock had caused many residents to sleep outside that night. The military helicopter apparently flipped and fell on top of the townspeople as it attempted to land.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:55

President Trump came in last in a Presidents' Day poll of political scientists that ranked all 44 of the people who have served as chief executive. Trump didn't even rank well among self-identified Republicans and conservatives, coming in 40th. Trump received three Fs and two Ds. Barack Obama moved up from 18th to 8th.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:51

Trump responded that Romney had " choked like a dog " in his 2012 campaign against President Barack Obama. Romney also broke with the White House over Trump's endorsement of Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore amid accusations of sexual misconduct against him.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:26

Oxfam earlier on Monday released the 2011 internal report documenting accusations against Roland Van Hauwermeiren, who ran the charity's operation in Haiti after the 2010 quake and resigned in 2011. The Department for International Development (DfID) took the decision after the charity denied claims it had covered up the use of prostitutes by aid workers in Haiti.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:19

Deputy Speaker of Peoples Majlis , MP Moosa Manik confirmed the decree was approved by the Committee during its meeting today held behind closed doors. Under the emergency, Yameen's regime has arrested the chief justice, another apex court judge and former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom on allegations of attempting to overthrow the government.

by | February 20, 2018 | 15:22

The FBI said Rohana snuck away from the party and used a cellular telephone as a flashlight to look at exhibits that were displayed in a closed-off showroom. Rohana, 24, was charged last week in Philadelphia with theft of an artwork from a museum, concealment of the artwork and interstate transportation of stolen property.

by | February 19, 2018 | 16:08

Rick Gates, a former campaign aide to US President Donald Trump , has allegedly agreed to testify against Trump's former campaign chair Paul Manafort in a deal with a special counsel probing the alleged Russian Federation collusion, the Los Angeles Times newspaper reported on Monday, citing a source familiar with the case.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:41

Voting in 59 seats of the 60-member Tripura Assembly began at 7 am on Sunday. With high levels of unemployment, poor healthcare and low pay-levels for state-employees, the ruling Left Front coalition faces difficulties in convincing voters to re-elect one of the country's longest-ruling state governments.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:31

He also addressed the shooting in a White House speech that focussed on school safety and mental health but made no mention of gun policy. "Our children are counting on us to keep them safe from harm". The president also says he's "working with Congress on many fronts". And we will be worthless to you. I hope you are getting the credit for it because believe me, you deserve it.

by | February 19, 2018 | 15:04

Forecasts call for wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour developing Sunday afternoon and continuing Sunday night , with stronger winds and gusts up to 60 miles per hour Monday. Expect a number of record cold readings early Tuesday, including Billings. Wind chill values as low as -10. North northeast wind 5 to 15 miles per hour.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:41

The Sneads' son had asked whether his friend could move into their home last Thanksgiving. The couple said Cruz acted very immature and suspected his adopted mother coddled him. The FBI also announced Friday that it failed to follow protocols after receiving a tip that Cruz had a "desire to kill people" and showed signs he might conduct a school shooting.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:17

Clouds will slowly increase, but we should remain dry until the mid-overnight hours. Winds N 10-20 miles per hour. Rain chances will be lower by Thursday night and into Friday but there will still be limited rain chances through week's end.

by | February 19, 2018 | 14:13

Political opponents accused Mr Christensen of inciting violence. "I'm not going to be moralised to by these extreme Greens who put the livelihoods, safety and lives of other people at risk", he told media this morning. Christensen has refused to apologize for the post, saying in another post that it was a "tongue-in-cheek Dirty Harry photo" and that green activists who protested at mine sites and along coal rail lines were a bigger danger than guns.