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by | November 17, 2018 | 23:59

Mike Pence is 100 percent. But Trump repeated that Pence was "100 percent loyal" as vice president. With most aides being supportive of Pence, Trump himself has shown that he's skeptical about Pence's allegiance. "The president absolutely supports the vice president and thinks he's doing an incredible job helping to carry out the mission and policies of this administration", Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley told the outlet.

by | November 17, 2018 | 23:40

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle complaints of sexual misconduct, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment, and narrowing the types of cases schools would be required to investigate.

by | November 17, 2018 | 22:02

Desai landed in Kochi airport in an Indigo flight at 4.45 am on Friday, on her to way to visit the Sabarimala temple. They were verbally abusing us and threatening us. A person close to her said that she would return on Friday. We didn't want anything to happen to the people of the state because of us, so we made a decision to return.

by | November 17, 2018 | 20:42

On Thursday, on the anniversary of the disappearance, Argentina's president Mauricio Macri said the families of the submariners should not feel alone and delivered an "absolute and non-negotiable commitment" to find "the truth". The navy said previously the captain reported on the day it disappeared that water entered the snorkel and caused one of the sub's batteries to short-circuit.

by | November 17, 2018 | 19:26

Their passion for strengthening the country, along with Israel-U.S. relations, has helped keep such policy priorities as relocating the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem front and center in the Republican Party and the Trump administration.

by | November 17, 2018 | 17:23

In September, the United Nations attempted to hold peace talks between the warring parties in Geneva, however, the negotiations never took place, with the Houthi side claiming that the Saudi-led coalition had prevented them from leaving the country.

by | November 17, 2018 | 16:59

A protester has been killed and 47 others injured during roadblocks set up around France to demonstrate against rising fuel taxes, in a new challenge to embattled President Emmanuel Macron . "They have no other choice but to pay up", she added. The tax hike is so widely unpopular, that even 54 per cent of those who voted for Macron support the movement, with 73 per cent of Frenchmen of all political persuasions supporting the Yellow Vests.

by | November 17, 2018 | 06:41

Ballots are still being counted, and Abrams is battling to force the governor's race with Republican opponent Brian Kemp into a run-off. Kemp's campaign, which already has shifted into transition mode presuming he'll be inaugurated in January, said Abrams is pushing a "publicity stunt" and said her refusal to concede is a "ridiculous temper tantrum".

by | November 17, 2018 | 06:16

The defense calls the motion "entirely without merit". In his opening remarks, the prosecutor told the jury of seven women and five men in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn this is a case about drugs, money, violence, prison escapes and billions of dollars involved in a criminal enterprise.

by | November 16, 2018 | 23:44

The president also again signaled he will make changes to his Cabinet and White House staff. "Folks are preparing for the worst". Although its investigation is a "hoax", he said, Trump also said he's heard it will probably wrap up soon and that "I'm sure it would be fine".

by | November 16, 2018 | 18:41

But her best line was delivered with a grin when she said, " Clooney is my freebie!" Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama has revealed why she hated her first trip to Kenya in her new book titled Becoming . "I'm not sure which one's Sasha and which one's Malia ". They get so mad every time I mess their names up. "You embracing it?" She said yes, but "truthfully, we're boring".

by | November 16, 2018 | 18:10

CNN had asked the judge to force the White House to immediately hand back the credentials that give Acosta, CNN's chief White House correspondent, access to the White House complex for press briefings and other events. "While the suit is specific to CNN and Acosta, this could have happened to anyone". Without this credential, a daily White House correspondent like Acosta effectively can not do his or her job.

by | November 16, 2018 | 15:56

Ricardel "will continue to support the president as she departs the White House to transition to a new role within the administration", White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said in a statement. Ricardel had earlier served in previous Republican Administration. The official was reported to have made disparaging remarks about two of the first lady's staff travelling with her.

by | November 16, 2018 | 11:56

Nursing grievances from a weekend visit to France, Trump lit into French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday over his suggestion for a European defence force, over French tariffs on U.S. Macron, if only to ensure he got the last word in. They were starting to learn German in Paris before the US came along. One of Trump's major gripes was Macron's suggestion to create a European army with greater autonomy from existing structures like NATO-itself a favored target for Trump.

by | November 16, 2018 | 11:11

The charges would "need to remain sealed until Assange is arrested", Dwyer wrote . But Joshua Stueve, a spokesman for the prosecutors' office that filed the document that was unsealed, admitted the court filing was an "error". In the Obama administration, the Justice Department had concluded that pursuing Assange would be akin to prosecuting a news organisation. "Prosecuting someone for publishing truthful information would set a awful and risky precedent", Pollack said.

by | November 16, 2018 | 10:21

The Bangladesh refugee commissioner was unavailable for comment on Wednesday night on whether the repatriations would proceed despite the mass resistance. In Rakhine State, little has changed on the ground to make returns safe or dignified. Foreign leaders, including U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, have criticized Myanmar's Nobel Peace Prize-winning leader Aung San Suu Kyi this week on the sidelines of a summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Singapore for her handling ...

by | November 16, 2018 | 09:29

Almost 12,000 homes and buildings, including most of the town, were incinerated last Thursday night hours after the blaze erupted, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) has said. In Southern California, where there have been several smaller fires, the Wolsey Fire has been linked to at least three deaths and hundreds of destroyed buildings in the hills around Malibu, west of Los Angeles.

by | November 16, 2018 | 08:24

But Facebook disputed claims that it used the firm in a nefarious way. "The New York Times is wrong to suggest that we ever asked Definers to pay for or write articles on Facebook's behalf - or to spread misinformation", Facebook said , noting that Definers had openly done media communications work for the company.

by | November 16, 2018 | 03:11

The decision appears to have been a response to calls from aid agencies and intense shuttle diplomacy efforts by the UN and the UK foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, ahead of a briefing on the urgent humanitarian situation by UN special envoy Martin Griffiths on Friday.

by | November 16, 2018 | 02:39

The Shanghai stock market closed up 1.4% while the Shenzhen market gained 1.2%. Both sides have been working toward a path to end the escalating trade war, which has left investors jittery over its impact on consumers and companies in the world's top two economies.