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by | May 21, 2019 | 01:06

But Mr Trump's tweet marks a shift in tone after recent attempts to downplay the possibility of military conflict. "We are all frustrated with this notion that we are escalating, that we are seeking conflict", said a senior administration official, who spoke to a small group of reporters under condition of anonymity.

by | May 21, 2019 | 00:48

Nadler had described McGahn, who stepped down in October 2018, as "a critical witness to numerous alleged instances of obstruction of justice and other misconduct described in the Special Counsel's report". It did not establish that the Trump campaign conspired with Russian operatives. The report also described numerous attempts by Trump to impede Mueller's investigation, but stopped short of declaring the president had committed a crime.

by | May 21, 2019 | 00:39

Graham tweeted after a briefing with National Security Advisor John Bolton. His warning to Iran was issued hours after a rocket was sacked into the heavily fortified Green Zone in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, and hit a building about 0.5km (0.3 miles) from the United States embassy.

by | May 20, 2019 | 23:34

Police in Dallas confirmed today (May 20) that the 23-year-old was found dead on the street from a gunshot wound on Saturday morning at 7am (May 18), Buzzfeed reports . A cellphone recording showed her being beaten as the crowd hollered and watched. He is no longer in jail and police are unaware of his whereabouts, however they said that there is no evidence to link him to the killing.

by | May 20, 2019 | 22:23

Ukrainian new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, background center, speaks to the parliament during his inauguration ceremony in Kiev, Ukraine , May 20, 2019. Many lawmakers viewed Zelenskiy's inauguration with apprehension. The next elections for the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's single-house parliament, were scheduled to take place in October.

by | May 20, 2019 | 21:38

Fort Worth police issued an amber alert after being contacted by the distressed parent. Worth. "Two members of a church here went out, saw the vehicle called it in, called Ft". A young girl who was abducted while walking with her mother in Texas , USA has been found safe. "As you can see, there's a smile on my face". Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price took part in the walk and hugged residents, sharing in their joy.

by | May 20, 2019 | 21:28

Babu pointed out that the tour of Uttarakhand by PM, which includes the visits of Kedarnath and Badrinath violates the model code of conduct. An Indian election official (right) marks a finger of voter as she prepares to cast her vote in Amritsar.

by | May 20, 2019 | 21:24

The goal, US officials say, is to reform the Palestinian economy so that it can support itself as a functioning state. Trump has touted the coming plan as the "deal of the century", but Palestinian officials have rebuked the USA effort, which they believe will be heavily biased in favor of Israel.

by | May 20, 2019 | 20:14

He said: "The fake news media keep writing phony stories about how I didn't use many banks because they didn't want to do business with me. Only the Dems get redos!", the tweet said. It said executives at the German-based bank, which has lent billions of dollars to the Trump and Kushner companies, rejected their employees' advice and the reports were never filed with the government.

by | May 20, 2019 | 19:45

The delayed decision appears to be in consideration of trade negotiations under way with Japan and the EU. The delay may avoid a major escalation of tensions with US allies as the administration faces a deepening trade war with China , which is disrupting supply chains and casting a cloud over the global economy.

by | May 20, 2019 | 19:23

The Eiffel Tower has been closed to visitors after a person has tried to scale it. The is now closed until further notice. "To avoid too long a wait, we advise our visitors to postpone their visit". The esplanade underneath "The Iron Lady", visited by some seven million people each year, also was evacuated. An Eiffel Tower spokeswoman told Reuters news agency: "The man entered the tower normally and started to climb once he was on the second floor".

by | May 20, 2019 | 19:14

The current deadline is October 31. Talks between the government and Labour aimed at reaching a compromise Brexit deal have collapsed, with no agreement, but plenty of mutual recriminations. It had been announced earlier this week that May intends to bring her controversial Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, already defeated three times by British MPs, back for another vote in the week beginning June 3.

by | May 20, 2019 | 18:31

Modi's alliance had 336 seats in the outgoing parliament. For Congress the bookish 75-80 seats in Rajasthan while Gujarat's prediction is slightly above at 80-82 seats. Modi's government has fallen short on creating jobs for the million Indians entering the labor market every month, while the shock introduction of a sudden ban on high-denomination cash in 2016 disrupted business and Indian banks are struggling with huge bad debts.

by | May 20, 2019 | 18:03

As it stands, the United States has already put tariffs on Dollars 250 billion worth of Chinese goods and is gearing up to include Dollars 300 billion worth of goods in the list. The multilateral trading system - and hence global economic and political security - is at risk from Trump's America First agenda and the US-China trade tensions.

by | May 20, 2019 | 18:01

There is an enhanced risk across northeast Texas and into parts of Louisiana and Arkansas, including the metro areas of Dallas, Shreveport, Louisiana; and Little Rock, Arkansas. While the tornado risk should remain limited, brief tornadoes can not be ruled out. Continue to stay with WJZ for your latest weather . As long as you ignore the forecast for Monday and Tuesday.

by | May 20, 2019 | 17:56

Fox is moving more and more to the losing (wrong) side in covering the Dems. But he also blasted Fox News' racist hosts, including Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham . Buttigieg's comments about Carlson and Ingraham come after the Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez announced in March that the party will deny all requests from Fox News to host the primary debates because "we can not rely on Fox to host a fair and neutral debate".

by | May 20, 2019 | 17:27

They're also the only two Republicans who have said the Trump campaign partook in any wrongdoing with Russian Federation. " Justin is a loser who sadly plays right into our opponents hands!" he said. In a series of tweets, Amash also argued Attorney General Bill Barr initially misrepresented Mueller's findings, echoing a top complaint from congressional Democrats.

by | May 20, 2019 | 17:21

Asked if Washington was going to war with Tehran , Trump told reporters he "hope not" as he greeted Maurer at the White House. Also on Thursday, Trump met with Swiss Confederation President Ueli Maurer at the White House, whose country acts as a protecting power for the United States in Iran as the diplomatic ties between Washington and Tehran were cut off decades ago.

by | May 20, 2019 | 16:42

It is expected to include provisions on future trade arrangements with the European Union , on environmental protections, and on Northern Ireland, including the use of technology to avoid the need for border controls with the Republic. According to May, as a result, the government now "has a much clearer understanding of what it will take to get a deal over the line". She also said her cabinet will on Tuesday consider a new series of indicative votes that could deliver a consensus in ...

by | May 20, 2019 | 16:42

Powerful thunderstorms and tornadoes continue to batter much of central U.S. this weekend after dozens of tornadoes have been reported in Oklahoma and Texas through Saturday night, according to the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Centre.