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by | August 18, 2018 | 03:41

There are an additional 48 evacuation alerts affecting another 18,720 people. "Taking this step will further ensure we can protect the public, property and infrastructure, and assist with firefighting efforts", he said. The state of emergency will be in effect for two weeks, but may be extended or rescinded based on wildfire activity. More than 3,372 firefighters and contractors are fighting the fires.

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:55

The decision to fire Strzok should be "deeply troubling to all Americans", said his attorney Aitan Goelman . During a congressional hearing, the 13-term congressman took Strzok to task over disparaging text messages that the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent wrote about Trump during the election.

by | August 18, 2018 | 02:48

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III is now reading to jurors the instructions on the law they will have to consider as they decide whether Paul Manafort is guilty of the 18 charges he faces. "He worked for me for a very short period of time ". The financial fraud trial is the first courtroom test of the ongoing Russian Federation probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller .

by | August 17, 2018 | 23:12

Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, U.S., June 21, 2017. Very, very important. And I've had a tremendous response for having done that. In the op-ed, McRaven, who retired from the Navy in 2014, described Brennan as "a man of unparalleled integrity, whose honesty and character have never been in question, except by ...

by | August 17, 2018 | 22:45

All 157 passengers and eight crew members were evacuated from the plane. The cause of the incident is still under investigation, he added. "We have no reports yet of injuries but the passengers were all drenched", said Eric Apolonio, a spokesman of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines.

by | August 17, 2018 | 21:27

DOD officials expect China to increase its defense budget to $240 billion over the next decade. China continues to develop counter-space capabilities, "including kinetic-kill missiles, ground-based lasers and orbiting space robots" and also working "to expand space surveillance capabilities that can monitor objects across the globe and in space and enable counter-space actions", the report added.

by | August 17, 2018 | 20:09

Sidhu arrived in Lahore via Wagah border crossing, from where he will travel to the federal capital Islamabad to attend the oath-taking ceremony of prime minister-in waiting Khan. India "desires a prosperous and progressive Pakistan at peace with its neighbours", the Ministry of External Affairs said in a statement. He invited Indian cricket legends Sunil Gavaskar , Kapil Dev and Navjot Singh Sidhu for the swearing-in ceremony.

by | August 17, 2018 | 17:16

Forty children were among 51 people killed in a Saudi-led coalition air strike on a bus in rebel-held northern Yemen, the Red Cross said in a new toll Tuesday. At least 40 children were killed in Thursday's Saudi raid which hit the bus as it drove through a market in Dahyan, in Saada province. The US State Department urged the alliance to "conduct a thorough and transparent investigation".

by | August 17, 2018 | 14:52

However, new estimates place the cost of the parade at $92 million - $80 million more than the initial estimates of $12 million. The official spoke on the condition of anonymity. "Include wheeled vehicles only, no tanks - consideration must be given to minimize damage to local infrastructure", the memo said. Big, heavy tanks could tear up streets in the District of Columbia.

by | August 17, 2018 | 07:41

Kabul police chief's spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai said on Thursday that shortly after 10am gunmen stormed a building close to a National Directorate of Security (NDS) military training center in Qala-e-Wazir in PD5 in Kabul city. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. The explosion, which came as the central city of Ghazni struggles to recover from five days of intense fighting between the Taliban and government forces, underlined how badly security in ...

by | August 17, 2018 | 04:48

Former Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said that Vajpayee won admirers across the political spectrum with his warm personality and gift of friendship. Highlighting his efforts at bridging the gap between US-India relations, the article said: "As the Cold War ended, he moved nonaligned India closer to the United States, welcoming President Bill Clinton to India in 2000 and strengthening bonds with pledges of support for the United States after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001".

by | August 17, 2018 | 03:32

Trump's decision to revoke a former top intelligence chief's clearance marked an unprecedented use of a president's authority over the classification system to strike back at one of his prominent critics. Sanders says the security clearances of other current and formers officials are also "under review". All but one no longer serve in the United States government and it includes several noteworthy Trump adversaries, including former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and ...

by | August 17, 2018 | 01:50

Shanann Watts , 34, and her two daughters ages 3 and 4 are missing in Frederick, Colo . Shanann Watts , 34, and her two daughters ages 3 and 4 are missing in Frederick, Colo . The tragic case of Shanann has gripped the nation ever since she went missing on August 13, after returning from a business trip. Falls said he didn't meet Shanann Watts and that an agent handled the closing for her.

by | August 17, 2018 | 00:08

Kim Jong Nam died in February a year ago after Aisyah and Doan allegedly wiped his face with VX nerve agent in Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur airport. Despite the evidence against them, the women's lawyers believed that prosecutors had not shown they meant to kill Kim, who had been living in exile for a decade since falling out of favour with the North's ruling family.

by | August 16, 2018 | 23:13

He was there, and he held the wreath, but only on behalf of "everyone who's died in every terrorist incident everywhere". Netanyahu said on Twitter that Corbyn's "laying of a wreath on the graves of the terrorists who perpetrated the Munich massacre", along with his comparison of Israel to the Nazi German regime during a just-revealed speech in 2013 , deserved universal condemnation.

by | August 16, 2018 | 22:13

We will be so far ahead of them in a very short period of time, your head will spin. The NDAA authorizes $7.6 billion to procure 77 F-35 fighter jets and $24.1 billion to fund the construction of 13 new battle force ships and accelerates funding for several future ships.

by | August 16, 2018 | 18:26

In the piece, the editorial board wrote that the liberty of the press has been a foundational American principle for more than two centuries. The fact is that the Press is FREE to write and say anything it wants, but much of what it says is FAKE NEWS , pushing a political agenda or just plain trying to hurt people.

by | August 16, 2018 | 17:13

Brennan are now outweighed by the risks posed by his erratic conduct and behavior", he said in the statement. Mr Brennan was a 25-year veteran of the intelligence agency before leading the CIA under president Barack Obama from 2013-2017 and has been an outspoken critic of Mr Trump .

by | August 16, 2018 | 15:23

Manafort's lawyers have not yet said whether they will call any witnesses or present other evidence. The jurors were scheduled to return to the courtroom on Tuesday afternoon, when Manafort's lawyers will inform them that they have rested their case, Ellis said.

by | August 16, 2018 | 12:06

Mr Trump said that while former intelligence heads continued to have security access so they could advise their successors, "neither of these justifications supports Mr Brennan's continued access to classified information". The episode added to the sense that Trump's actions Wednesday were mainly created to distract from his attacks against Manigault Newman, whose new book calls Trump unfit for the presidency.