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by | September 18, 2018 | 11:35

Speculation that Manafort's deal will be the death knell for the President is largely based on the assumption that there is substance to the allegation that Mr Trump, or figures in his campaign, colluded with Russian Federation to swing the 2016 election in his favour.

by | September 18, 2018 | 11:28

China retaliated by imposing 25 per cent tariffs on American goods worth Dollars 16 billion. The administration has already levied duties on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods following a study on China's intellectual property practices released earlier this year.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:16

According to the Post , Ford is now a professor at Palo Alto University who teaches in a consortium with Stanford University, training graduate students in clinical psychology. She told the Post: "Now I feel like my civic responsibility is outweighing my anguish and terror about retaliation". Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC, also a Judiciary Committee member, said that if Ford wants to provide information to the committee, "I would gladly listen to what she has to say".

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:04

In response to the interview, Downing Street maintained that Petrov and Boshirov were Russian spies who "used a devastatingly toxic" chemical weapon in the UK. "They explained everything simply and clearly yesterday, why they went there, what they were doing there, what the weather was like", he said. The pair claimed they have been left fearing for their lives after Britain pointed to their involvement and said they were officers in Russian military intelligence service the GRU.

by | September 17, 2018 | 14:18

Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport expected. While she will have downgraded to a Post Tropical grading by the time of arrival, there will still be enough wind and rain to potentially bring some weather warnings to the majority of the counties.

by | September 17, 2018 | 13:19

The 33-year-old Kipchoge led Amos Kipruto (2:06:20) and 2013 Berlin Marathon champion Wilson Kipsang (2:06:47) to a one, two, three win for Kenya. "I am just so incredibly happy to have finally run the world record as I never stopped having belief in myself". "I lack the words to describe how I feel", said Kipchoge, whose winning margin over Amos Kipruto in second place was nearly five minutes.

by | September 15, 2018 | 19:16

Prime Minister Theresa May "used to say Brexit wouldn't be the end of the world - but actually it could be!" she said. It added that leaving without a deal would not prevent United Kingdom mobile operators making and honouring commercial arrangements with mobile operators in the EU.

by | September 14, 2018 | 18:45

The latest superseding criminal information released on Friday by special counsel Robert Mueller distilled the charges against Manafort down to two - conspiracy against the United States and conspiracy to obstruct justice. Manafort is expected to appear in court later Friday morning. Another approach for Manafort would be to plead guilty without cooperating and perhaps later receive a presidential pardon.

by | September 14, 2018 | 18:20

President Donald Trump's earlier remarks challenging one report's estimate on Puerto Rico deaths from Hurricane Maria were taken to task by the Late Show's Stephen Colbert and the Daily Show's Trevor Noah . Mr Trump's tweets came as Hurricane Florence approaches the Carolina coast and is expected to cause risky flooding and tornadoes. "The job that FEMA and law enforcement and everybody did, working along with the governor in Puerto Rico , I think was tremendous".

by | September 12, 2018 | 10:57

President Trump welcomes Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar for a St. Patrick's Day reception at the White House in Washington, March 15, 2018. Sources in the Department of An Taoiseach and the Department of Foreign Affairs have said the cancellation comes as a considerable surprise to Mr Varadkar and to the Government.

by | September 12, 2018 | 02:31

Instead, Sunday's results effectively provided no clear victor and no convenient or simple narrative to explain the shifts underway in Swedish politics. because the big parties, the power-holding parties are jumping on them", said Emilia Palonen, an expert on populism at the University of Helsinki. "All the parties except two of them, I would say, have moved toward us", Markus Wiechel, a member of parliament for the Sweden Democrats and the party's foreign-policy spokesman, said the week ...

by | September 12, 2018 | 01:52

He said the strikes targeted positions of both rebel groups and the rival Hayat Tahrir Al Sham alliance, led by Al Qaeda's former Syrian affiliate and comprised mostly of hardline Islamist groups. The conflict's three powerbrokers - regime allies Russian Federation and Iran and rebel backer Turkey - agreed at a summit last week to "stabilize" Idlib, but few details emerged on how they would do it.

by | September 12, 2018 | 00:50

She was closest to former premier Nawaz Sharif in terms of relation but was not dragged into the Panama Papers controversy that led to the disqualification of her husband. Referring to her mother, Maryam Nawaz had said that she had dauntlessly challenged a usurper when "most men did not". She received a Master's degree in Urdu from Punjab University in 1970.

by | September 11, 2018 | 17:16

Since reliable record-keeping began more than 150 years ago, North Carolina has only been hit by one Category 4 hurricane - Hazel, with 130mph winds, in 1954. Even the Navy was steeling for impact as the US Fleet Forces Command ordered all ships moored in the area to move farther out to the open Atlantic, away from Florence's path.

by | September 11, 2018 | 12:18

Global stock markets mostly fell on Friday as traders mulled over the effects of possible USA tariffs on $ 200 billion in Chinese goods and looked ahead to U.S.jobs data. "If the US$200 billion tariffs are imposed, American consumers will see that prices of consumer goods increase significantly", he said. A senior administration official told The Wall Street Journal Friday that the expanded China tariffs "are coming" but said that the timing remains unclear.

by | September 10, 2018 | 18:41

The book claims that even after deleting the tweet , Trump raised the idea of evacuating military families from South Korea with Senator Lindsey Graham, who also told Trump that it was a risky idea. Many have already come forward to say the quotes by them, like the book, are fiction. The criticism of Trump is on-point and damning, as it should be, as it has no other way to be for a President who surrounded himself with associates many of whom are now felons.

by | September 10, 2018 | 18:30

Helene's expected to turn north well ahead of threatening the U.S. East Coast . A third major weather system, Tropical Storm Helene , is headed for the Cabo Verde Islands. Hurricane Florence is now a Category 2 storm and is still forecast to slam into the southeastern United States, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) in an update on the morning of September 10.

by | September 10, 2018 | 18:31

Standing directly behind President Trump during his 75-minute rant was a plaid-clad young man, at times flashing incredulous, mocking faces directly to the camera as the president incoherently blustered about his critics. The other two less-than-subservient attendees were eventually replaced by blonde women. And the NFL regular season is set to begin this weekend, with players' protests during the National Anthem expected to continue and Nike launching an advertising campaign featuring a ...

by | September 10, 2018 | 18:32

President Donald Trump , RIA reported . There were tens of thousands of North Korean troops - goose-stepping under leader Kim Jong Un's viewing balcony in Pyongyang's Kim II Sung Square. Both sides are now insisting on a different starting point. With tensions once again on the rise, a parade featuring the very missiles that so unnerved Mr Trump a year ago - and led to a unsafe volley of insults from both leaders - could have been seen as a deliberate provocation.

by | September 09, 2018 | 12:05

Attorney General Jeff Sessions "should be investigating who the author of that piece was because I really believe it's national security". "We're looking at it very strongly from a legal standpoint", he said . By email, by tweet and on camera, the denials paraded in Thursday from Cabinet-level officials - and even Vice President Mike Pence - apparently crafted for an audience of one, seated in the Oval Office.