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by | March 06, 2019 | 04:27

And numerous 2020 Democratic presidential nomination contenders have expressed their strong support for the measure. As for his own prospects, he wrote , "I believe I would defeat Donald Trump in a general election ". Bloomberg is expected to play an active role in the 2020 election from the outside. Instead of running for the White House, Mr Bloomberg said he would devote his considerable financial muscle toward addressing some of the nation's "major challenges", including climate ...

by | March 06, 2019 | 04:24

The Trump White House will not comply with document requests served by the committee for now. The investigation into Trump's alleged abuse of power and obstruction of justice was announced on 4 March by Jerrold Nadler . Democratic Reps. Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Don Beyer (D-VA) on Tuesday asked Attorney General Bill Barr to conduct a criminal probe into the ongoing controversies surrounding senior adviser and Trump son-in-law Jared Kushner's security clearance.

by | March 06, 2019 | 02:59

According to lottery officials, the victor allowed another customer to purchase make a Mega Millions lottery ticket before choosing the lucky numbers. The victor held their ticket for four months before coming forward, fueling months of speculation on what may have happened to the winning ticket. The victor allowed someone to cut in front of him or her in line at the store to buy the same kind of ticket before the victor bought their own.

by | March 06, 2019 | 02:52

The offensive video of Fayyaz ul Hassan Chohan, now an ex-Punjab Information Minister, went viral on Monday - and it took a single day to cause the official's downfall. Remember the flag of Pakistan is not just green. its not complete without the white which represents the minorities". Journalist Beena Sarwar said the action against Chohan was something for Pakistan to be proud of and stressed the need to keep supporting a plural and inclusive vision for the country "beyond optics".

by | March 06, 2019 | 01:30

Moore also slammed the Green New Deal as being "so completely insane it is bound to be rejected in the end", while calling the young Democrat a "garden-variety hypocrite", in response to a New York Post story that said Ocasio-Cortez frequently used gas-guzzling Uber and Lyft rides during her 2018 campaign instead of car-sharing or taking the subway.

by | March 05, 2019 | 22:55

Releasing them is a gesture of "cooperation, fraternity and clemency", said the statement posted on the website of the US-backed, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). But despite this hinderance, spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces Mustafa Bali tweeted that the battle to retake Baghouz, the last territory in Syria held by the Islamic State group, was "going to be over soon".

by | March 05, 2019 | 22:26

The Philippine authorities believe they were abandoned after the smuggler learnt of the penalty for illegal wildlife trafficking: a two-year jail sentence and a fine of up to 200,000 Philippine pesos (about £2,900). Customs officials seized 1,529 live turtles in Manila's main airport on Sunday. The turtles have been transferred to a monitoring unit. In 2018, Philippine authorities turned over 560 wildlife and endangered species, including 250 geckos and 254 corals smuggled through air ...

by | March 05, 2019 | 20:11

The Wall Street Journal reports that Trump's son Eric, his daughter Ivanka, his son-in-law Jared Kushner and his former White House chief of staff John Kelly are also going to be the targets of document requests. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, Elliot Engel and Adam Schiff of California - said Congress has a right to see what Trump is communicating to foreign leaders and whether he's "acted in the national interest".

by | March 05, 2019 | 19:54

The Californian Democrat covered a wide range of topics, taking shots at Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , the death of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , the firing of FBI Director James Comey and more. In an appearance on CBS News' " Face the Nation ", Bolton said there is "no expiration date" for talks on denuclearization. "I think the obligation of the president of the United States is to defend and advance American national security interests".

by | March 05, 2019 | 19:40

On Monday, Philpott stepped down from her post as Treasury Board president, saying in a statement that she had "lost confidence" in how the government has dealt with the SNC-Lavalin case and in "how it has responded to the issues raised".

by | March 05, 2019 | 19:23

Moreover, the meeting strongly rejected India's claim of striking at alleged terrorists camps inside Pakistan . The site where an explosion killed 40 soldiers in Indian-controlled Kashmir on February 14. He added that the target, located on a hilltop in dense forest, was chosen with a "desire to avoid civilian casualties". India has demanded that Jaish-e-Mohammad's leader, Azhar Masood, be listed as a terrorist by the United Nations, but has been stymied by China.

by | March 05, 2019 | 17:41

Stiller appeared in the show's cold open, which lampooned last week's congressional oversight hearing where Cohen discussed his dealings on behalf of his former client, U.S. "Rep. Mark Meadows" whose character chimes in: "Now, I couldn't help but hear Mr. Cohen call President Trump a racist, but it just so happens that I brought with me...a black woman..." Ocasio-Cortez, this season, is played by Melissa Villasenor.

by | March 05, 2019 | 16:45

On Monday morning, the US Consulate General in Jerusalem opened under a new name and a new boss. The payments will come at the expense of Palestinian workers, who will only receive part of their salary. The State Department said President Donald Trump takes no position on final status issues and remains fully committed to efforts toward a lasting peace between Jews and Palestinians.

by | March 05, 2019 | 16:24

The top US diplomat is in Iowa to discuss diplomatic efforts to promote American economic interests and American exports. "The United States must stand up for the oppressed and, at every opportunity, make clear to the Chinese government that the situation [in Xinjiang] is a priority for the U.S.

by | March 05, 2019 | 14:04

US Democrats' sweeping demands Monday for documents from 81 individuals, companies and organizations linked to President Donald Trump show they are pursuing several possibly impeachable offenses. Nadler has asked the White House for "contents of meetings between President Trump and Vladimir Putin on July 7, 2017, November 11, 2017, July 16, 2018 and November 30, 2018".

by | March 05, 2019 | 10:09

The winning Quick Pick Mega Millions ticket for the October 23 drawing was purchased at a KC Mart convenience store in Simpsonville, South Carolina , officials said. SC is one in only a handful of states that allows lottery winners to keep their identities secret . That's because Patel gets a $50,000 payment for selling the winning ticket - something he wouldn't have gotten if the prize went unclaimed.

by | March 05, 2019 | 07:58

Last month, the Globe & Mail published an investigative report claiming Trudeau intervened in the matter, an account Wilson-Raybould corroborated. Trudeau's principal secretary Gerald Butts has also quit, and is due to testify before the House of Commons justice committee on Wednesday.

by | March 05, 2019 | 07:46

Democratic Rep. Eliot L. Engel, who heads the prestigious House Foreign Affairs Committee of which Omar is a member, said the Muslim congresswoman's words at town hall last week invoked a "vile anti-Semitic slur" suggesting it is a representation of disloyalty for USA citizens to support a foreign country like Israel.

by | March 05, 2019 | 06:36

Manni and the Rev. Shane Harris, president of the People's Alliance for Justice, say they will push for tougher laws. Schubert said the decision not to file charges against the officers "does not diminish in any way the tragedy, the anger and the frustration that we heard since the time of his death".

by | March 05, 2019 | 02:43

More than five House committees are now investigating alleged Russian Federation meddling efforts in 2016, the president's tax returns and potential conflicts of interest involving Mr Trump's family. Former White House chief of staff John Kelly and former White House counsel Don McGahn also are likely targets, he said. Despite Nadler's hesitation on impeachment, later in the show, House Minority Leader Rep.