by | June 20, 2019 | 05:25

Trump praised Esper as experienced and said he would fit in well running the Pentagon . Shanahan spoke to The Washington Post this week about incidences of violence in his family. Worries about a confrontation between the two countries have mounted since attacks last week on two oil tankers near the Gulf. Washington blames long-time foe Iran for the incidents but Tehran denies responsibility.

by | June 20, 2019 | 05:11

The Islamist leader, who was overthrown in 2013 after a year of divisive rule and later charged with espionage, was buried at a cemetery in eastern Cairo's Medinat Nasr, one of his lawyers said. "We will do whatever is needed for Egypt to be tried in global courts". He said the investigation must "encompass all aspects of the authorities' treatment of Mr.

by | June 20, 2019 | 04:24

The Trump administration has received criticism for their treatment of migrants at the border after a Homeland Security inspector general report released in June found that U.S. "Not one dime should go to DHS for building these camps as they detain children & families". Reports suggest these shelters include large centers with dormitory-like accommodations.

by | June 20, 2019 | 04:24

While the White House does not use the "immunity" argument as it relates to Hicks' time on the campaign, Cipollone addressed the committee's expressed interest in questioning Hicks about her time during the presidential transition. She was in Trump's inner circle at key moments, including the firing of then-FBI Director James Comey and Trump's statement on the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top campaign officials and Russians who had offered damaging information on Hillary Clinton .

by | June 20, 2019 | 04:14

She laughed and gave Zelenskiy a smile when he assured reporters the chancellor had been secure at his side. The chancellor pursed her lips to control the violent movement and constantly shifted her hands in an uncomfortable display. Zelensky also responded to the incident, saying he had been standing next to her during the incident and "she was completely safe", he added. In 2014, she postponed a TV interview at the last minute due to feeling weak.

by | June 20, 2019 | 03:56

The 2015 nuclear deal with Iran aimed to head off any pathway to an Iranian nuclear bomb. Last week, the USA released footage it said showed members of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the tankers.

by | June 20, 2019 | 03:53

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which came shortly after Iraq's military reported three other rocket attacks this week near bases housing US forces. interests and personnel in the region. An Iraqi official speaking on condition of anonymity said rocket fire had also targeted a Baghdad airbase on Monday.

by | June 20, 2019 | 03:52

Senior Saudi officials insisted that Mr Khashoggi's death was the result of a "rogue" operation, but the special rapporteur's report concludes that it was "an extrajudicial killing for which the state of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is responsible".

by | June 20, 2019 | 03:41

He says beginning next week agents will start deporting millions of immigrants who are living in the United States illegally. "They will be removed as fast as they come in", he asserted. The driver's license legislation is an important protection for undocumented immigrants, especially if ICE is scheduled to step up sweeps nationwide, the group said.

by | June 20, 2019 | 02:28

Geological Survey. The province suffered one of the deadliest earthquakes in recent memory in 2008, which left almost 90,000 casualties. Reports said that it might hit again in next 24 hours. Local police are trying to evacuate the people to safety and hospital staff, firemen and other rescuers are rushing to quake-hit areas for rescue efforts.

by | June 20, 2019 | 02:10

Prosecutors have told jurors that said the 58-year-old Raniere's organization, called NXIVM , operated like a cult. The verdict ended a six-week trial that revealed haunting details about Keith Raniere and his Albany-area group NXIVM , where followers were coerced into sex, blackmailed and branded with Raniere's initials.

by | June 20, 2019 | 01:28

A squirrel was in a cage when they arrived, reports. During a search of a Limestone County, Alabama apartment deputies discovered meth, drug paraphernalia, body armor, and a squirrel. Ronnie Reynolds, 37, of Ardmore is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and loitering at a known drug house.

by | June 20, 2019 | 01:26

After denying any knowledge of Mr Khashoggi's death for weeks, Saudi authorities eventually settled on the explanation that he was killed in an operation masterminded by former advisers to Prince Mohammed . These sanctions "fail to correspond to the gravity of the crime or to the fact that the state of Saudi Arabia is ultimately responsible for the violation of Mr.

by | June 20, 2019 | 01:18

Schilmiller allegedly offered to pay Brehmer $9 million or more to carry out the murder and send him videos or photographs of the crime, according to a press release . Prosecutors said Schilmiller is now in federal custody in IN on child pornography charges. Police said McIntosh, along with Brehmer, attempted to cover up the death by destroying the victim's clothing, cellphone and purse.

by | June 20, 2019 | 01:14

The president retweeted McDaniel's announcement and thanked his supporters Wednesday morning. But at another fundraiser, at the Carlyle Hotel on New York's Upper East Side on Tuesday night, Biden asked for support from about 100 prominent Democratic donors and promised he would not "demonize" them for their wealth.

by | June 20, 2019 | 00:44

Many protesters and pro-democracy legislators call it an "evil bill" or "evil law", which they see as an infringement on Hong Kong's autonomy, which was promised to the former British colony until 2047. The vast majority of Hong Kong residents fled persecution, political chaos or poverty and starvation in the Chinese mainland. Beijing-backed Lam reiterated there was no timetable to resume the extradition bill and it would not be resumed if the government could not resolve divisions.

by | June 20, 2019 | 00:16

Authorities had refused to let the family bury Morsi in his home province of Sharqiya in the Nile Delta, Ahmed added. "The United Nations Human Rights Council. Al-Akhbar said Morsi's death came as a surprise, but that the circumstances over recent years - such as the former president's health problems and ill treatment - had paved the way for his death.

by | June 19, 2019 | 23:58

The Loughborough MP said she had expressed concerns over claims of infiltration of the Conservative Party, telling LBC that previous year had seen a "mass, national spike in membership". Also notable was members' willingness for Nigel Farage to lead the Tory party, with 46% saying they would be happy for the Brexit Party leader to take the role.

by | June 19, 2019 | 23:52

Democrats said that Hicks' responses during the all-day session to questions from members of the House Judiciary Committee, who are trying to determine whether her former boss broke the law, were restricted to the point of absurdity. "The Dems are very unhappy with the Mueller Report, so after nearly 3 years, they want a Redo, or Do Over". Democrats say they disagree that Hicks' answers are covered by such immunity or privilege, especially since she has already cooperated with Mueller.

by | June 19, 2019 | 23:42

Johns Hopkins University has again been listed among the best universities in the USA and the world, according to the latest QS World University Rankings , released today. The compilers say the main problems for the United Kingdom are an average drop of 41 places in ratings from 44,000 employers around the world and a drop of 34 places in the number of students per staff member.