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by | April 16, 2019 | 06:44

An image tweeted by WikiLeaks on May 9, 2016, shows founder Julian Assange holding a kitten given to him by his children to keep him company where he remains holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London . The " probable cause " for Assange's extradition to the United States is described as hundreds of messages sent between Manning and Assange on the Jabber platform.

by | April 16, 2019 | 06:27

May has so far been unable to get the exit package she agreed a year ago with the European Union approved by the British parliament, meaning Brexit day has been pushed back to avoid leaving without a deal. Both stages are politically very hard because lawmakers are divided over the best way forward for the country. Jeremy Hunt has insisted the contest to succeed Theresa May as Conservative party leader must wait until after the Brexit withdrawal agreement has been voted through by ...

by | April 16, 2019 | 06:29

The president of a college Republican group in OH has apologized for a fundraising email that referred to Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a "domestic terrorist". In a letter hand-delivered to Ocasio-Cortez's office Friday, Republican Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky told the congresswoman he "was greatly trouble to hear of your comments about our colleague and patriot to our country".

by | April 16, 2019 | 04:56

Kerri Kupec, a spokeswoman for the department, said that officials intend to issue the report to Congress and the public. Two days later, Barr released a four-page letter summarizing what he said were Mueller's primary conclusions. The Justice Department didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. "Everyone will soon be able to read it on their own", Barr said of the report.

by | April 15, 2019 | 07:04

Neal, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, on Saturday sent a two-page letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles Rettig rebuffing Mnuchin's statement earlier this week that Treasury would miss House Democrats' initial April 10 deadline for the returns, reports The Washington Post .

by | April 15, 2019 | 06:42

Embassy there. Little is known about the plan and whether it will be accepted by the Palestinians. The results released by Israel's central election commission showed Likud capturing a total of 36 seats in the 120-seat Knesset, compared to 35 seats for its main rival, the centrist Blue and White party.

by | April 14, 2019 | 06:41

He lists the war crimes exposed by WikiLeaks and hopes that Assange's extradition to the United States will be met with "mass protest". Speaking on Thursday Prime Minister Theresa May said Mr Assange's arrest showed no one is above the law.

by | April 14, 2019 | 05:43

The royal family has been very supportive of Meghan and Harry's decision to do things their own way, the source says, noting that the couple has spent a wonderful first week in their new home, Frogmore Cottage , and looking forward to their future.

by | April 14, 2019 | 05:42

Mr Choe replaces Kim Yong Nam, 91, who had served North Korea's two previous rulers: Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather. Kim said he will wait "till the end of this year" for the United States to decide to be more flexible, according to KCNA.

by | April 14, 2019 | 03:43

Trump, in his first meeting with Moon since the unsuccessful US summit with Kim in Hanoi, said the USA wants to keep economic sanctions in place to pressure Kim to denuclearize. "I think keeping sanctions in place sets real limits on the trajectory of North-South reconciliation, leaving reopening Kaesong Industrial Zone and Mount Kumgang tourist project off the table for now", said Robert Manning, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council.

by | April 13, 2019 | 00:36

Arab leaders accused Netanyahu of demonizing the country's Arab community, which makes up about 20 percent of the population. Netanyahu had fought a tight race against centrist ex-army chief Benny Gantz. "It is a night of colossal victory", the 69-year-old Netanyahu told cheering supporters in a late-night speech at Likud headquarters in Tel Aviv after Tuesday's vote.

by | April 13, 2019 | 00:33

She also has promised to step down once Brexit is delivered. Macron addressed the press at the end of the meeting, calling the conclusion the "best compromise possible", adding that the October 31 deadline "protects us", because it was "a key date, before the installation of the new European Commission".

by | April 13, 2019 | 00:27

Ibn Auf said on Thursday that Bashir was being detained in a "safe place" and a military council - which it was later announced he is heading - would now run the country. Thousands remained camped out near military headquarters in the capital, Khartoum, on Friday, ignoring a curfew declared by the military. The announcement on Thursday of military control for a two-year "transitional period" was immediately rejected by protesters who have for nearly four months been demanding Bashir be ...

by | April 13, 2019 | 00:24

Craig wrote to another partner in the firm on February 13, 2012, according to the indictment . "You are 'THE MAN, '" he wrote Craig in an email after the report received favourable media coverage, according to the indictment .The report was meant to be an objective review of the Ukrainian government's prosecution of Yulia Tymoshenko, the country's former prime minister who was convicted in 2011 on corruption charges and sentenced to seven years in prison.

by | April 13, 2019 | 00:20

James O'Brien revealed where he stands on whether or not the United Kingdom should extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S. to face charges of conspiracy to commit computer intrusion. "And that court has final say in whether or not he will be extradited". Why did he enter Ecuador's London embassy? Eight weeks later, he was granted asylum.

by | April 12, 2019 | 11:08

Monday's move by the U.S. government is an unprecedented declaration against a foreign administration and may prompt retaliation, making it harder for America to work with allies in the region. Tehran retaliated by naming the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) as a terrorist organisation and the U.S. government as a sponsor of terror.

by | April 12, 2019 | 10:48

Avenatti allegedly tried to hide the scheme by derailing the client's attempt to buy a house and lying to the Social Security Administration about the settlement, resulting in the client losing his Social Security benefits in February, according to the indictment.

by | April 11, 2019 | 06:29

May said Britain faces "stark" choices "and the timetable is clear". May's request. At first, most leaders seemed prepared to agree on a delay of up to a year, partly in the hope that Britain might hold another referendum on Brexit. France's President Emmanuel Macron speaks to the press as he arrives ahead of a European Council meeting on Brexit at The Europa Building at The European Parliament in Brussels on April 10, 2019.

by | April 11, 2019 | 06:23

Moreover, while Mueller did not reach a conclusion as to whether Trump obstructed justice, Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein determined that the president did not. Barr responded: "The thinking of the special counsel was not a mystery to the Department of Justice prior to the submission of the report". And Democrats immediately called for Mueller to testify and for his entire 400-page report to be released.

by | April 11, 2019 | 05:12

Congress released private tax information during the Watergate scandal involving President Richard Nixon and during the more recent allegations that the IRS targeted Tea Party groups during President Barack Obama's administration. When Nixon was first audited by the IRS, he was given a clean bill on his returns, but a subsequent audit of the same returns found that he owed almost $500,000 in additional tax on interest.

by | April 11, 2019 | 03:26

Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, "you know he's completely lost touch with the American people". "We intend to appeal, and we will take all necessary action to defend the Executive branch's lawful efforts to resolve the crisis at our southern border", the White House said .

by | April 11, 2019 | 00:48

The NWS advises that travel could be hard or impossible for those in the warning areas on Wednesday and Thursday . In South Dakota and western Minnesota , rivers will continue to experience moderate to major flooding as additional snow will slow the rate at which waters recede.

by | April 10, 2019 | 08:06

It says the plane disappeared from radar about half an hour after taking off from the Misawa air base with three other F-35As for a flight exercise. Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said that the MoD "will put all our efforts to save the life [of the pilot] first", according to The Japan Times .

by | April 10, 2019 | 04:45

But he said he would not accede to Democrats' demands that he provide the full, unredacted report to Congress, arguing that he can not legally release grand jury material and that he did not plan to ask a court to release it. Republican Representative Robert Aderholt of Alabama asked Barr during Tuesday's hearing if the Justice Department is investigating "how it came to be that your agency used a salacious and unverified dossier as a predicate for FISA order on a USA citizen?" Barr said ...

by | April 09, 2019 | 08:24

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack and described it as a suicide auto bombing. In November, a roadside bomb blast killed three US service members near the central Afghan city of Ghazni. Almost 2,300 American soldiers have died and more than 20,400 have been wounded in the country since a US-led coalition ousted the Taliban in 2001.

by | April 09, 2019 | 07:56

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is widely expected to retain power after a general election that starts on Thursday, though with a much smaller mandate, hit by concerns over a shortage of jobs and weak farm prices.

by | April 09, 2019 | 07:31

Python hunters continue to remove invasive snakes from Florida, and they seem to be getting bigger. In addition to removing pythons from Big Cypress , researchers learn how the snakes use the area. Burmese pythons were brought to Florida in the 1970s as pets - however, some were released into the wild, and have since multiplied to great numbers, threatening the survival of local animals.

by | April 09, 2019 | 06:26

While she did not say exactly why she is quitting, Nielsen wrote she hopes the next secretary "will have the support of Congress and the courts in fixing the laws which have impeded our ability to fully secure America's borders and which have contributed to discord in our nation's discourse".

by | April 09, 2019 | 04:44

His appearance at the Republican Jewish Coalition nearly a month after Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar came under sharp scrutiny for accusing pro-Israel lawmakers of serving "allegiance to a foreign country." . "It's what the people voted for in 2016 and when they get out, whether it's now, April 12 or later, we'll be standing right there waiting for them".

by | April 09, 2019 | 02:28

Trump said in a statement Monday that the move "recognises the reality" that Iran is a state-sponsored supporter of terrorism and that the Revolutionary Guard is an active participant. "We will continue to increase financial pressure and raise the costs on the Iranian regime for its support of terrorist activity until it abandons its malign and outlaw behaviour".