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by | January 22, 2019 | 15:59

President Donald Trump's defense attorney made yet another inadvertent revelation during an interview with The New Yorker published on Monday evening. The unusual situation is complicated by the fact that the U.S. has imposed a series of sanctions on Russian Federation due to alleged meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election with Robert Mueller investigating those claims, as well as allegations of collusion between Trump's campaign team and Moscow.

by | January 22, 2019 | 15:51

Kovrig met regularly and openly with Chinese officials, researchers and scholars as part of his work with Crisis Group, while Spavor spent time building relationships between North Korea and countries including China, Canada and the US, according to the letter.

by | January 22, 2019 | 14:12

Once the foreign forces leave Afghanistan , sustainable peace in the region will rely on Afghanistan's relations with its neighbors. "I'm going to urge him (Trump) to meet with the prime minister as soon as practical", Graham told reporters, saying he believed Khan and Trump would "hit it off" because they have "similar personalities".

by | January 22, 2019 | 12:44

The Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn said the cross-party talks were a sham , and accused the Prime Minister of being in denial about the scale of her defeat last week. First, with the March 29 deadline looming without a Brexit deal, parliament could decide to shift the goalposts by requiring the government to seek an extension of the Article 50 negotiation period.

by | January 22, 2019 | 12:13

It saw militants ram a Humvee filled with explosives into the National Directorate of Security (NDS) base in Maidan Shahr, the capital of Wardak, which lies about 50 kilometres south of Kabul. Taliban insurgents immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. The insurgents have stepped up intense ground attacks while continuing to participate in peace discussions that USA officials are promoting.

by | January 22, 2019 | 11:26

The ministry said earlier on Monday that crew members were jumping into the sea to escape the blaze, which probably broke out during a ship-to-ship fuel transhipment. "The search and rescue operation continues", the Maritime Rescue co-ordination Center said in a statement. Twelve people have been rescued, and 10 people have died in the incident.

by | January 22, 2019 | 06:28

Although she identifies herself primarily as African-American, as indeed does the U.S. media, Harris has spoken in the past about her influential Indian past that involved summer holidays in Chennai's Besant Nagar, where she visited her maternal grandfather, P V Gopalan, a freedom fighter and an Indian diplomat.

by | January 22, 2019 | 06:14

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr . waves to supporters August 28, 1963, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. during the "March on Washington". Martin Luther King Jr . into a graphic containing the team's slogan, "Do something", to celebrate the holiday honoring the civil rights icon. Love not hate would make America great.

by | January 22, 2019 | 02:00

Kasich, a frequent Trump critic and now an analyst for the adversarial CNN, has indicated he may stage a centrist challenge to the president in 2020. "President Trump and the Republican Party remain committed to standing up for the most vulnerable and voiceless Americans." "I will always defend the first right in our Declaration of Independence: the right of life".

by | January 21, 2019 | 22:57

Responding to the story on Friday, Mueller's office took the unprecedented step of disputing its accuracy. Special counsel Robert Mueller said in a court filing last month Cohen told investigators about "preparing and circulating his response to the congressional inquiries", indicating that the White House may have been in the loop about his false testimony.

by | January 21, 2019 | 22:27

Police said the child's actions were unexpected, and that she was imitating her parents, who were suspects. - Footage of a toddler exiting a vehicle with her hands held high after her parents were arrested as suspects in a Tallahassee shoplifting incident on Thursday, January 17, has gone viral.

by | January 21, 2019 | 20:41

Greece's Parliament is to vote this coming week on whether to ratify the agreement that will rename its northern neighbor North Macedonia. Seventeen civilians and 25 policemen were injured, the Ministry of Health said on January 21. The demonstration is the latest challenge for Tsipras's policy on Macedonia's name. Former Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said the protest was "a demonstration for democracy, for Greece and for our rights".

by | January 21, 2019 | 20:41

The location for the second summit is yet to be disclosed, . but the Blue House official said there are signs that Pyeongyang and Washington had made substantial progress toward agreeing on the final location before North Korean envoy Kim Yong-chol's visit to Washington.

by | January 21, 2019 | 20:01

Japan has always been famed for the longevity of its residents, as reflected in its rapidly ageing population, soaring numbers of centenarians and the regular presence of elderly Japanese in Guinness World Records . During the Guinness World Records ceremony, he was offered cake but could only eat the whipped cream as he was not able to eat solid food. The world's oldest living woman is also Japanese, Kane Tanaka , 116, who lives in Fukuoka.

by | January 21, 2019 | 18:48

Indian billionaires saw their fortunes swell by Rs 2,200 crore a day previous year, with the top 1 per cent of the country's richest getting richer by 39 per cent as against just 3 per cent increase in wealth for the bottom-half of the population, an Oxfam study said on Monday.

by | January 21, 2019 | 18:18

Government sources said she would be holding further talks with MPs, as well as business leaders and trade unionists, throughout the week in an attempt to find a way forward. Conservative lawmaker Nicky Morgan said she and several opposition colleagues planned to introduce a bill to ensure "that if the prime minister can't get an agreement approved by the House of Commons by the end of February", the United Kingdom will ask the European Union to postpone its departure date "so that we can ...

by | January 21, 2019 | 18:09

WhatsApp is expanding its message forwarding limit to across the world, almost six months after piloting the feature in India . WhatsApp is starting to roll out an update that will limit to five the number of forwards for any message, it announced on Monday.

by | January 21, 2019 | 17:47

Harris is biracial - her parents were immigrants from Jamaica and India - making her only the second black woman and first South Asian-American senator ever to serve in the Senate. She added that "most communities do". But her experience as a prosecutor could help set her apart from other candidates and provide a clear contrast with Preisdent Trump, whose administration is at the center of multiple investigations.

by | January 21, 2019 | 17:45

They're the values we as Americans cherish. Harris deftly showed her moderate side, saying that it is a "false choice to suggest that communities don't want law enforcement". Harris's prosecutorial record has recently come under new scrutiny after a blistering opinion piece in the New York Times criticized her repeated claim that she was a "progressive prosecutor" who was focused on changing a broken criminal justice system from within.

by | January 21, 2019 | 17:41

Hidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad confirmed the updated body count in an interview with Mexico's ForoTV. He said 66 people injured in the explosion were hospitalized in Hidalgo, while those in more serious condition have been moved to Mexico City for specialized care.