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by | April 27, 2019 | 19:16

Forty-one per cent believe the president did not obstruct justice, compared to 47 per cent who think he did. The privilege to withhold documents and prohibit aides from testifying rests on the proposition that the president has an nearly unparalleled need to protect the confidentiality of candid advice that goes into presidential judgments.

by | April 27, 2019 | 16:58

Pugh has come under scrutiny in recent weeks for book deals that paid her hundreds of thousands of dollars. Pugh has since stepped down from her board position and returned $100,000 to the medical system for the last order of her self-published children's book, " Healthy Holly ", according to ABC Baltimore affiliate WMAR.

by | April 27, 2019 | 16:17

According to an Air India official, the server was down since around 3 AM Saturday morning due to which the airline is unable to issue boarding passes to passengers at airports across the world. According to Lohani, the ripple effect of the initial cancellations will continue throughout the day on the domestic network, while the global flights will mostly operate on time.

by | April 27, 2019 | 14:26

He told Amnesty this morning that those detained still felt unsafe and fear further attacks. Amnesty International called for the incident to be investigated as a war crime. The United Nations on Thursday evacuated more than 350 migrants from a detention centre in southern Tripoli where a fierce battle raged as fighters from rival Libyan camps traded rockets and artillery shells.

by | April 27, 2019 | 14:12

One US official identified the vessel as a French frigate Vendemiaire , stating it was then trailed by China's military. "France reaffirms its attachment to the freedom of navigation in accordance with the law of the sea", the French defense ministry said in response to China's complaints.

by | April 27, 2019 | 14:09

On Tuesday, Director of the White House National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow, confirmed that both sides have made significant progress, but that there are still some structural issues on technology transfers to be worked on. The two sides have been at odds over an enforcement mechanism for a trade agreement they are negotiating. U.S. president Donald Trump hit a total of US$250 billion worth of Chinese goods with tariffs in the second half of previous year and China then retaliated by ...

by | April 27, 2019 | 12:56

In Saudi Arabia , crucifixion means the body of someone executed is strung up and put on display as a deterrent to others. The Saudi Interior Ministry said in a statement those executed had adopted extremist ideologies and formed terrorist cells with the aim of spreading chaos and provoking sectarian strife.

by | April 27, 2019 | 11:52

Cyprus faced the prospect of a potential serial killer Friday after police said a detained military officer confessed to killing five foreign women, including three Filipinas. "When the two bodies were discovered, the police got back to the embassy about the possibility that the bodies belonged to the two Filipinas", Fernandez said.

by | April 27, 2019 | 10:41

Addressing the discussion, which was attended by 37 heads of state and government including the other nine Asean leaders, and hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping , PM Lee said the BRI has deepened China's links with other countries.

by | April 27, 2019 | 10:25

However, the airline describes 2.7% unit revenue growth as "our best year-over-year performance in 18 consecutive quarters" and expects stronger year-over-year unit revenue performance in second quarter 2019, according to a statement . As the grounding continues and the airline waits for Boeing and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to agree on a software patch that should correct the faulty anti-stall software implicated in the two crashes, Kjos is optimistic.

by | April 27, 2019 | 10:25

A Sri Lankan government official says a domestic militant group named National Thowfeek Jamaath is responsible for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings. The Sri Lankan government has identified 31 foreign nationals among the dead . Christians and Muslims are both religious minorities in largely Buddhist Sri Lanka .

by | April 27, 2019 | 09:40

After former Attorney General Jeff Sessions had recused himself from anything related to the Trump campaign's alleged connections with Russian Federation, the Deputy Attorney General took authority over all decision-making related to the investigation.

by | April 27, 2019 | 06:57

Addressing the nation today, the President said that he has now decided to make drastic changes in the security establishment over the next 24 hours. Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked the country's national police chief and defence secretary.

by | April 27, 2019 | 06:55

Authorities say on April 2, 2018, Jose Medina-Perez, who was facing deportation following drug charges in Newton and an outstanding warrant for drunk driving in Pennsylvania was scheduled to appear in Newton District Court. "I think that the judge certainly faces the criminal charges that are pending. That's the best I can do". Immediately following the proceeding, MacGregor allegedly escorted the defendant, his attorney and an interpreter downstairs to the lockup and used his security access ...

by | April 27, 2019 | 06:41

Freund, 60, was charged with five counts of first-degree murder; two counts of aggravated battery; one count of aggravated domestic battery; two counts of concealment of homicidal death; and one count of failure to report a missing or child death.

by | April 27, 2019 | 05:43

Brenton Tarrant, an Australian, is accused of killing 50 worshippers on March 15. "These are men and women who signed up to the Australian Defence Force prepared to put their lives on the line for our nation so we need to do more to both respect and recognise our returned service men and women".

by | April 27, 2019 | 04:24

Police believed the Islamic State uniforms were similar to those worn by the eight fighters for the film they made ahead of Sunday's attacks. Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said that the Special Task Force (STF) came under attack during a search operation in the area.

by | April 27, 2019 | 04:25

A NY jury on Thursday convicted an extravagant socialite who bankrolled an implausibly lavish lifestyle with tens of thousands of dollars she swindled from banks, hotels and friends who believed she was a wealthy German heiress. She told bank employees her loan would be secured by a foreign bank and used false documents to prove she had multimillion-dollar accounts overseas, an indictment said.

by | April 27, 2019 | 04:17

She chose to " smile in the face of bigotry ", posing for photos while smiling and flashing a peace sign, with the protesters raging in the background. "Just this summer, my mum and her camp students were discriminated against at a public pool". She said: "My face honestly lit up when I had seen. What if we had a loud speaker so they can hear the handsome things we're learning about our beloved prophet?!' I kept thinking to myself".

by | April 27, 2019 | 03:25

The same poll asked respondents about their negative experiences and participants from Chad, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Iraq and Iran polled the highest. A quarter experienced sadness, and 22 per cent of them said they were angry. The country suffers from inadequate infrastructure and internal conflict, while health and social conditions compare unfavourably with those elsewhere in the region .