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by | August 03, 2019 | 02:50

But it nevertheless shows that support among Democrats on Capitol Hill for an inquiry is continuing to grow. Salud Carbajal was the majority-maker, saying Friday he believes Trump "knew the rules and he broke them" regarding the special counsel's probe.

by | August 03, 2019 | 02:25

Now 52, she is currently serving eight concurrent life sentences, with no chance of parole for 25 years . Wettlaufer's crimes went undetected until she confessed. "CARP has long called for appropriate staffing levels, including an appropriate mix of nursing staff and personal care workers to keep long-term care residents safe", stated Lennox.

by | August 03, 2019 | 01:22

The State Department informed Congress in November that it could not clear Russian Federation, but President Trump took no action at that time. Politico noted the administration imposed an initial round of sanctions previous year, as required by a 1991 law.

by | August 03, 2019 | 00:50

Mr Trump had been assured by allies before selecting Rep Ratcliffe that he would be an easy pick, and so the president was surprised when Rep Ratcliffe started facing issues from senators who had their own concerns. Lack of experience gave them a neutral reason to oppose him without having to speak up about Trump's fondness for yes-men. Some current and former intelligence officials have said Ratcliffe is the least-qualified person ever nominated to oversee the country's intelligence ...

by | August 02, 2019 | 22:26

The House last week voted to condemn Trump's tweets as racist. Trump's infamous "go back" tweet targeted the ethnic backgrounds of The Squad, all of whom are American citizens and three of whom were born in the U.S. According to The Washington Post , the shop has "a rich history of controversial billboards, especially ones that are overtly Islamophobic". The sign for Cherokee Guns shows Reps.

by | August 02, 2019 | 21:40

Expected live at 1:45 p.m. ET: President Trump will be joined by Stavros Lambrinidis, the EU Ambassador to the United States for a trade event at the White House. The fight between the world's two biggest economies has hurt world growth, including in Europe. US and European officials have sought to lay the groundwork for talks on their own trade agreement but have been stymied over an impasse on agriculture.

by | August 02, 2019 | 21:30

WIll Hurd announced Thursday night he will not seek reelection in 2020. The three-term congressman and former Central Intelligence Agency agent said he made the decision "in order to pursue opportunities outside the halls of Congress to solve problems at the nexus between technology and national security".

by | August 02, 2019 | 21:28

Pantaleo has been suspended as of Friday, according to the NYPD. A lawyer for Pantaleo did not immediately return a call seeking comment. The final decision on Pantaleo's fate rests with Police Commissioner James O'Neill. Referring to the Garner family, he said, "They felt that pain and then they were told over and over again - by the district attorney, by the Department of Justice - the government would do its job".

by | August 02, 2019 | 20:44

On Wednesday, Khalilzad said he was on his way to the negotiations venue in Qatar and was ready to close a deal to end the war that began in 2001 after the September 11 attacks on the US. The Taliban controlled Afghanistan between 1996 and 2001. The Taliban have consistently been adamant that they would not talk to the Afghan government about the future of the country until Washington agreed to withdraw its troops.

by | August 02, 2019 | 20:32

Facebook Inc. has cracked down on a misinformation campaign involving Saudi and other Middle Eastern authorities on its platform, the company said Thursday. Facebook shared a couple of examples of these inauthentic posts, including one that was dated on November 6, 2018. A person holds an iPhone displaying the Facebook app logo in front of a computer screen showing the facebook login page.

by | August 02, 2019 | 18:55

Ashley's mother, Taffy Jo Timm, wrote on Facebook , showing her daughter's hair in the shower as well as a Pantene bottle. Ms Robinson said chunks of hair continued to fall out overnight and her hair was deemed too brittle for extensions.

by | August 02, 2019 | 17:07

Buildings in Jakarta swayed for almost a minute during the evening quake. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. "The chandelier in my apartment was shaking and I just ran from the 19th floor", an eyewitness named Elisa, 50, told AFP news agency.

by | August 02, 2019 | 16:45

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP, ) the single prop KR2 plane experienced a fuel system malfunction at around 8:20 a.m. that stalled the engine and forced the pilot to make an emergency landing. He says he pulled over to make sure the pilot was OK. The plane was later loaded up onto a truck's flat bed and taken away. No one was hurt and the landing didn't cause any damage, but it is a story the trooper and other drivers will be telling for a few days.

by | August 02, 2019 | 16:29

Investors had high hopes that the U.S. and Chinese officials would reach an agreement on trade soon, and while the White House on Thursday announced that China had accepted a key request to buy more United States agricultural produce, president Trump tweeted soon after that the country had not made the commitments the USA had requested, therefore new tariffs would be introduced.

by | August 02, 2019 | 16:16

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts from China and several Asia-Pacific countries. The devices that exploded were believed to be small homemade "ping pong bombs", the size of a tennis ball, which were not created to cause any major damage or casualties, and instead appear to have been placed to embarrass the new government.

by | August 02, 2019 | 15:02

Conservative Muslim clerics, however, had staunchly opposed efforts to scrap " triple talaq ", calling it a religious issue that should not be interfered with. The law has included allowing Muslim men to divorce their wives by saying " Talaq ", the Arabic word for divorce, three times - and not necessarily consecutively, but at any time, and by any medium, including telephone, text message or social media post.

by | August 02, 2019 | 14:36

A new law stated that women over the age of 21 no longer require permission of a man to obtain passports or leave the country. While the news excited millions of women and people in Saudi and other parts of the world, it also dealt the kingdom's guardianship system which has always been criticised by human right's bodies a big blow.

by | August 02, 2019 | 14:27

When the law passed in June 2018, Upper House press officer Gert Riphagen estimated there were between 200 and 400 burqa or niqab-wearing people in the Netherlands , out of a population of roughly 17 million. Many believe that the Full face veil a Symbol of oppression of women in Islam. 'The next step to make it sure that the headscarf could be banned in the Netherlands as well'.

by | August 02, 2019 | 14:28

In a statement , Wikileaks wrote: "The DNC's lawsuit against WikiLeaks has been dismissed, with the judge noting that the publication of the DNC emails 'is plainly of the type entitled to the strongest protection that the First Amendment offers'".

by | August 02, 2019 | 13:27

While the countries continue to negotiate, the path to a deal has only narrowed as Beijing and Washington harden their positions and as political dynamics, including the 2020 election, further complicate the chances for a compromise. When they come in to effect, the new tariffs could result in the increased cost of importing goods from China - where most game consoles are manufactured - being passed on to the consumer via higher prices.