by | August 12, 2018 | 22:31

An associate of Stone's , Andrew Miller , was supposed to testify before the grand jury but failed to appear and was held in contempt. She made the contempt ruling Friday after a closed hearing in Washington. Miller agreed he was acting in contempt of the order Howell issued last week, "and we filed a motion to that effect", said Kamenar. Stone told CNN's Anderson Cooper earlier this week that he has not been contacted by the special counsel's office and said that while he "would not ...

by | August 12, 2018 | 22:23

The penalties also bar any United States transactions with the two men. The currency is down 40 percent just this year, shaking worldwide investors' confidence in the country. "Failure to reverse this trend of unilateralism and disrespect will require us to start looking for new friends and allies", Erdogan said. It is host to an X-band radar, a critical part of the Western alliance's missile defence system again Iran.

by | August 12, 2018 | 22:22

Twenty-four cyclists were killed on NY streets past year. "For her to be taken from us in such a horrific way is gut-wrenching". Felipe D Chairez, 44, has been charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while ability impaired and operating a commercial vehicle with an alcohol reading of 0.04 per cent - 0.06 per cent or less, the New York Police Department (NYPD) confirmed.

by | August 12, 2018 | 21:40

The Conservative headquarters have launched an inquiry into whether his comments breached their code of conduct. The Daily Mail said it received one of its largest postbags ever from hundreds of readers, with 19 backing Mr Johnson to every one who was critical.

by | August 12, 2018 | 18:45

In an interview to news agency ANI , Modi said he called Prime Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf ( PTI ) chief to congratulate on his victory and he hoped that Pakistan would work for a safe, secure, stable and prosperous region. The Punjab government on Saturday confirmed that former Indian cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu has been invited for the swearing-in ceremony of Pakistan " s Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan on August 18 in Islamabad .

by | August 12, 2018 | 17:45

One person died and several others were injured on August 12 a year ago when a auto ploughed into counter protesters who had taken to the streets to oppose a Unite the Right rally of white nationalists. The goal is to keep rally goers and counter protesters separate in order to avoid violent confrontations. A group anti-fascism demonstrators march in the downtown area in anticipation of the anniversary of last year's Unite the Right rally.

by | August 12, 2018 | 16:56

American evangelicals have pressed Mr Trump for action on Pastor Brunson, who was held in prison for nearly two years but was recently moved to house arrest . these are the bullets, cannon balls, missiles of the war started against us", said Erdogan. "Failure to reverse this trend of unilateralism and disrespect will require us to start looking for new friends and allies", Erdogan said.

by | August 12, 2018 | 11:18

Protesters march at the University of Virginia, ahead of the one year anniversary of the 2017 Charlottesville "Unite the Right" protests, in Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S., August 11, 2018 . "What about the "alt-left" that came charging at, as you say, the 'alt-right, ' do they have any semblance of guilt?" What resulted was hundreds of violent clashes between white nationalists, neo-Nazis, KKK members armed with flaming torches and counter protesters.

by | August 12, 2018 | 10:56

In relation to this latter dispute, Turkey's continued detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson , who was jailed 21 months ago in a widespread crackdown over a failed coup in Turkey, has increase hostility between the nations. In the New York Times article , Erdogan said: "Attempting to force my government to intervene in the judicial process is not in line with our Constitution or our shared democratic values".

by | August 12, 2018 | 04:01

A spokeswoman for U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement, which implements deportations, did not respond to questions about why Carmen and her daughter were removed from the country. In June , Sessions reversed a long-standing policy that considered asylum cases on the basis of gang and domestic violence, and now allows fast-track rejections and deportations if those are the only factors involved.

by | August 12, 2018 | 01:25

As we've covered, Alex Jones has been getting shown the door by a number of platforms over the last few days. Dorsey's comments came the day after he announced that he would not take down Jones' personal account or his Infowars account ― even though almost every other major social media platform did so in recent days.

by | August 11, 2018 | 19:01

The city of Charlottesville, Virginia , is bracing for what may come this weekend on the one-year anniversary of the deadly "Unite the Right" rally. Since last year's rally, city officials have ween working on a public safety plan. It allows for up to 400 participants, who say they plan to protest " civil rights abuse in Charlottesville , VA/white civil rights rally". "In the end, it doesn't matter whether the Unite the Right organizers bring 10, a hundred or even a thousand people to ...

by | August 11, 2018 | 15:08

But any proposal to create a new military service requires congressional action , and is likely to become a long, drawn-out process. Former Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah Lee James says it is a bad idea. Actions by US adversaries make it clear that space is already a warfighting domain, the vice president said. " President Trump wants a SPACE FORCE - a groundbreaking endeavor for the future of America and the final frontier", the email reads.

by | August 11, 2018 | 14:57

Inmate firefighters also typically have their sentences reduced for every day spent fighting fires. Three firefighters suffered minor injuries battling the flames, which have charred more than 18,000 acres (7,280 hectares). They are undergoing four days of training to fight wildfires and are expected to be deployed to California next week, U.S. Army Col. Rob Manning said in a statement.

by | August 11, 2018 | 13:28

The plane , a 76-seater Q400 turboprop aircraft, belonged to Alaska Airlines . Then the passenger plane pilot "did a complete loop. No others involved", the Pierce County Sheriff said . "I don't know, man", the pilot answers. "I thought this is really odd. They probably have anti-aircraft". A local police department said the man had been attempting "stunts" in the air.

by | August 11, 2018 | 12:01

Zimbabwe's electoral commission has said Mnangagwa won the election, the first without longtime President Robert Mugabe on the ballot form, garnering 50.8 percent of the vote against 44.3 percent for Chamisa. Mnangagwa's inauguration will take place 48 hours after the Constitutional Court announces its decision. The aftermath of the polls has been marred by allegations by rights groups as well as by the MDC of a crackdown on opposition members, including beatings and arrests.

by | August 11, 2018 | 10:05

Terrified Ghazni residents cowered in their homes amid explosions and gunfire as security forces fought to beat the insurgents back. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Defense said the Taliban attack on Ghazni City had been pushed back, with the attackers sustaining heavy casualties.

by | August 11, 2018 | 09:27

Three different death tolls for the Lombok quake on August 5 surfaced on Thursday, but the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) says the office is verifying them to avoid duplicate records. People ride motorcycles along a street next to collapsed shops after an quake in Pemenang, Lombok island, Indonesia, August 2018. Almost 500 schools were damaged and more than 270,000 people were made homeless or otherwise displaced.

by | August 11, 2018 | 07:07

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Twitter that he has offered Vijayan all possible assistance. Two more shutters of the Cheruthoni dam, part of the Idukki reservoir , the biggest arch dam in Asia, were lifted around 7 am today as the water level continued to rise following continuing rains.

by | August 11, 2018 | 04:54

And either Republican business executive Lena Epstein or Democratic former auto bailout chief of staff Haley Stevens will succeed a retiring congressman in suburban Detroit. Republican leaders in the state worry that Kobach, who is best known for supporting voting restrictions and strenuously opposing immigration, could put the office at risk in the general election.