by | December 22, 2018 | 14:42

They wrote a new bill that added $5.7 billion in additional border security to a measure that would fund dozens of other departments and agencies at their current levels through February 8. Ryan and McCarthy had endured complaints during a private morning meeting earlier Thursday from rank-and-file Republicans in the Capitol that they were closing out their majority without a fight on a major issue.

by | December 20, 2018 | 17:12

The Canadian Government has said that there is also no explicit link between Ms Meng's arrest and the detentions of Mr Kovrig and Mr Spavor. Hu wasted no time in asserting his confidence in the company's growth and prospects, and expects revenue in 2018 to exceed US$100 billion.

by | December 20, 2018 | 17:11

But in a strong warning to Mr Trump, the Russian leader said he would do whatever was impossible to "ensure the safety" of his nation. "It's very hard to imagine how the situation will develop (if the US quits the INF treaty)". Are the Americans not interested, do they not need them? We could very well take the fifth place in terms of size of economy. The Russian leader, who said Moscow had developed nuclear weapons which he believed gave it an edge over other countries, warned the ...

by | December 20, 2018 | 11:05

Meanwhile, a seminar on human rights in North Korea sponsored by the Japanese government in Tokyo threw a sharper spotlight on Pyongyang's egregious abuses. The president also said: "We are doing just fine!" A second summit between Mr Trump and Mr Kim is expected to be held next year, with Mr Trump facing criticism over the planned talks since North Korea has taken few concrete steps to abandon its missile programmes.Pyongyang has long said it needs the weapons to deter a possible ...

by | December 18, 2018 | 18:21

John will be staying until the end of the year. Trump added that John Kelly, the current chief of staff who recently announced his departure, will remain in the job till the end of the year. "Congressman Mulvaney continued to support then-Candidate Trump throughout the election, and his support for President Trump has never wavered while serving within the Administration".

by | December 18, 2018 | 17:09

A Bench of Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel had in October concluded hearing arguments on appeals filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation, anti-Sikh riots victims and the convicts. The violence in 1984 erupted hours after Mrs Gandhi was shot dead at her home, and resulted in nearly 3,000 people being killed. Kumar has been charged with entering into an agreement with his supporters along with the Delhi Police to commit rioting, murder and causing damage with intent to ...

by | December 18, 2018 | 17:03

MOSCOW - The Kremlin on Monday accused Ukraine's politicians of using the creation of a new Ukrainian Orthodox church independent of Moscow for political ends. But the branch loyal to the Russian Orthodox Church , which has more parishes than its Kiev-loyal counterpart, hangs in the balance. The new Ukrainian church seeks to combine clergy from two previously separate breakaway churches and the Ukrainian Orthodox Church which had previously answered to Moscow .

by | December 18, 2018 | 16:29

Mr Corbyn told the Commons the motion would be tabled "immediately", and would read: "This House has no confidence in the Prime Minister due to her failure to allow the House of Commons to have a meaningful vote straight away on the Withdrawal Agreement and framework for future relationships between the United Kingdom and European Union ".

by | December 15, 2018 | 19:27

On Tuesday, Flynn's lawyers submitted a court filing in which they questioned the FBI's tactics in arranging and conducting the interview with Flynn . In a memo submitted to the court on December 11, Flynn's lawyers explain that then-Deputy Director Andrew McCabe called Flynn on a secure phone to the White House on January 24.

by | December 15, 2018 | 18:18

Rajapakse's son Namal had announced Friday that his father - who as president ended Sri Lanka's civil war in 2009 amid allegations of grave rights abuses - would throw in the towel "to ensure stability". The country was taken by surprise when Sirisena sacked Wickremesinghe on October 26, nearly two years before his five-year term was up and called a snap election for January 5.

by | December 15, 2018 | 18:05

Foreign nations are prohibited from contributing to federal campaigns, PACs and inaugural funds by law. Although campaign finance laws restrict the size of campaign contributions, inaugurations can accept unlimited donations, including from corporations.

by | December 15, 2018 | 16:33

He had also said that he will honour the court's decision. Sri Lanka's constitutional crisis is now into its eighth week and continues to dominate headlines and retain public interest because, at the time of writing, the nation is awaiting the crucial determination from the Supreme Court as to whether the dissolution of Parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena was constitutional or not.

by | December 14, 2018 | 13:14

Winnipeg officers are going to each business that has been threatened and are taking necessary precautions. At this time it unclear if the threats - which have also been received at locations throughout San Francisco , at the University of Washington in Seattle, and at Penn State University in Pennsylvania, among other places - are connected.

by | December 14, 2018 | 10:46

We're starting to get a clearer picture of who authorities believe is responsible for the massive hack of the Marriott hotel chain in recent weeks that compromised the data of more than 500 million customers. Passport numbers, which are not usually collected in data breaches, may have been a particularly valuable discovery for the hackers, the Post said.

by | December 14, 2018 | 00:12

Trump is now asking for $5 billion, while Pelosi and Schumer have pledged $1.3 billion towards border security initiatives, including new fencing, but not a wall. Trump, "you will not win" on the border wall in her meeting with him on Wednesday. While Mr Trump's fellow Republicans control both the House and the Senate until next month, Democratic support is needed to pass any spending legislation.

by | December 14, 2018 | 00:12

While in the US starting in 2015, she was actually working to advance Russia's interests, reporting regularly to a senior Russian official, according to her guilty plea. Kramer told the court she had met with Butina before she signed the plea agreement , and Butina confirmed that she was waiving any conflict. Under the deal, her defense agreed that she could face a recommended zero to six months in prison under federal guidelines, and could seek a lower sentence.

by | December 13, 2018 | 23:59

Yet, with a sizable section of government firmly against the PM's current deal, the market is unlikely to take an optimistic view that any reassurances from the European Union on the backstop would in any way increase the likelihood of her deal passing in a delayed vote.

by | December 13, 2018 | 23:45

His parents and two brothers are already in custody. A fourth victim has been declared brain-dead. The U.S. consulate is available to assist any American citizens. Young men from the apartment block said they knew him as someone who seemed destabilised by his time in prison. 'You can just tell, ' said one, lightly touching the side of his head.

by | December 13, 2018 | 23:25

The deaths extend a violent week that began with a shooting outside a West Bank settlement on Sunday, resulting in the death of a baby who was delivered prematurely following the weekend attack, and continued with the killing of two Palestinians wanted in that and another attack on Israelis in the West Bank.

by | December 10, 2018 | 06:25

Mr Trump and Mr Ayers are working out specifics terms under which Mr Ayers would fill the role and the time commitment he will make, the official said. The New York Times reported on Ayers' trepidation Saturday, while also naming Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, budget director Mick Mulvaney and USA trade rep Robert Lighthizer as possible candidates.

by | December 10, 2018 | 04:40

In this courtroom sketch James Alex Fields Jr ., center, sits with his attorneys during the second day of jury selection in his trial in Charlottesville General District Court in Charlottesville, Va ., Nov. Al Bowie, who was injured in the attack, told reporters that she was ecstatic. Antony reminded the jury of a meme Fields posted three months earlier on Instagram.

by | December 10, 2018 | 04:08

The filing recommended a "substantial" prison sentence for Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen . Despite Trump's declarations, Mueller hasn't ruled out that the prospect of election season coordination between Moscow and the Trump campaign, and only recently received written answers from the president about possible Russian interference .

by | December 10, 2018 | 00:49

The House planned to approve a bill that would empower the Legislature to intervene in any suit at any stage, a right already granted to the attorney general. Vos made the claim while telling radio listeners that the bills will do no more than balance power between the governor, the Legislature and the courts.

by | December 09, 2018 | 18:30

Asked about her leadership ambitions, Ms McVey told Sky News' Sophy Ridge on Sunday: "I've seen the array of people who have come forward at the moment and I think if we can all get behind one - for me the most important thing is not the personalities, it is the deal for our country needs to be better".

by | December 09, 2018 | 17:11

Already, the FOX 5 Storm Chaser has driven by snow spotted along the roadways in the North Georgia Mountains. A winter storm warning is in place for Southern Virginia including Halifax County as a developing winter storm aims to dump as much as a foot of snow in some areas.

by | December 09, 2018 | 15:38

Kuwait had asked the assembly, on behalf of Arab countries, to require a two-thirds majority, which was narrowly endorsed by a vote of 75 in favor, including European Union countries, 72 against and 26 abstentions. The Palestinians see East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. The adoption of the resolution came after UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres last week urged Israel and Palestine to peacefully resolve their conflict by supporting the two-state solution plan that ...

by | December 09, 2018 | 15:32

Police said they brought that man into the central Auckland police station on Saturday afternoon for questioning. The man being held in connection with the case, who was seen with Miss Millane on the night she went missing, will remain in police custody until Monday when he is due in court, police said.

by | December 09, 2018 | 14:47

Victorina Morales works as a housekeeper at the resort, where she has "made Donald J. Trump's bed, cleaned his toilet and dusted his crystal golf trophies", according to the Times . "I need this job,"' said Morales, a mother of three in their 20s, all living in the U.S. Mr Trump, who has made immigration a key campaign platform, said during the presidential campaign that he had introduced an e-verify system at his Washington hotel to ensure he only hired people legally entitled to work.

by | December 07, 2018 | 18:01

Khan told the media on Monday that resolution of conflict in Afghanistan was also in the best interest of Pakistan, which always made serious efforts to bring peace in the neighbouring country. The idea has received a mixed reaction from Afghan officials. Khalilzad also held a meeting with Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua. The death toll among Afghanistan's security forces will no longer be sustainable unless urgent measures are taken to address recruiting and training issues, a top USA ...

by | December 07, 2018 | 18:02

Earlier this year, a new initiative allowed people under 20 years to travel for free and commuters to only pay €2 (about $2) for up to two hours of travel, which covers most of the tiny country. The move will also save on the collection and processing of fares and the policing of ticket purchases. The two-time prime minister promised voters that environmental concerns would be of paramount importance while he remained in office, The Guardian reported.