by | January 31, 2018 | 20:29

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. Two top Russian spy chiefs traveled to Washington last week to discuss counterterrorism issues with CIA Director Mike Pompeo , but the unusual visit also raised concerns among some US officials that Moscow could interpret the encounter as a sign the Trump administration is willing to move beyond the issue of election interference, current and former USA intelligence officials said .

by | January 31, 2018 | 20:28

Menendez is a heavy favorite to win re-election in November to a third term in the Senate, where Republicans hold just a one-seat majority. The first trial, which lasted 11 weeks, ended in a hung jury in November. The Justice Department, in a statement explaining its decision to drop the case, cited an order last week by trial judge William Walls , who declared Menendez not guilty of seven counts in the indictment lodged against the 64-year-old senator .

by | January 31, 2018 | 20:22

The memo reportedly details how senior DOJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials during the Obama administration used the Trump dossier - unverified opposition research funded by the Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee - as part of their justification to obtain a spy warrant on a Trump campaign adviser.

by | January 31, 2018 | 19:34

It is just to refer the second full moon in a single month. The moon will also enter the Earth's Umbra (shadow) causing a lunar eclipse . Other parts of the country got a view of the full eclipse, which you can see in the photos and video below.

by | January 31, 2018 | 19:30

Among top businessmen caught up in the purge were Prince Alwaleed bin Talal , owner of global investor Kingdom Holding, and Waleed al-Ibrahim, who controls influential regional broadcaster MBC. He said he had been able to communicate with executives at his business while detained. There are just some discussions between me and the government, " he said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 19:27

In an appearance on " Jimmy Kimmel Live ", Daniels said she did not authorize a signed statement under her name denying the affair, which was spread online Tuesday by several media outlets. Kimmel: "You can't say wether you have a nondisclosure agreement". She said on his calculation. "Dirty? Yes, and I know a lot about dirty and even I wouldn't do that".

by | January 31, 2018 | 19:26

On the morning of the inauguration , Trump stepped out of his vehicle and greeted the Obamas-leaving wife Melania to make her way up the steps herself. But in a new preview of her upcoming appearance on Ellen , she finally cleared the air-one year later. Rude. Help Michelle , people! He took the box, walked inside and handed it to a member of White House staff.

by | January 31, 2018 | 19:21

Trump is expected to approve its release. Late Monday afternoon the House Intelligence Committee voted to release a memo containing information Republicans argue Americans have the right to see. Democrats had hoped to release their rebuttal publicly as well, but a motion to do so was voted down on Monday. Besides collusion, Mueller is examining whether Trump illegally attempted to obstruct the investigation.

by | January 31, 2018 | 19:24

The Global Heat Map , published by the GPS tracking company Strava, uses satellite information to map the locations and movements of subscribers to the company's fitness service over a two-year period, by illuminating areas of activity, The Washington Post reported Sunday.

by | January 31, 2018 | 19:15

ET at Crozet, Va". The Greenbrier Resort, located in White Sulphur Springs, is owned by the family of Gov. Jim Justice, who made headlines past year when he switched parties to become a Republican. That source said members "hit the deck". Roger Marshall , R-Kan., said on Twitter. An aide confirmed Ryan was on the train and is fine. Some members of Congress, including Reps.

by | January 31, 2018 | 19:14

New shipments of food and water will officially stop Wednesday to the USA commonwealth in the Caribbean, though FEMA said it has more than 46 million liters of water, 2 million Meals Ready to Eat and 2 million snack packs on the ground for distribution if needed.

by | January 31, 2018 | 18:45

Democrats barely reacted to Trump's remarks, though they did join in applause for emergency responders and veterans. In politics, his first year was marked by sharp partisanship, with Republicans using special rules to force through a massive tax-cut bill over Democratic objections.

by | January 31, 2018 | 18:38

Whether you like him or not, President Trump can be a very effective communicator. Rep. Francis Rooney (R-Florida) praised Trump's tax cut passed late past year. Trump, his Cabinet and his allies have frequently labeled former President Obama's environmental policies as a war on coal or on American energy.

by | January 31, 2018 | 18:27

President Jokowi received the turban, unique to Afghanistan, while his Afghan counterpart received an Indonesian cap. By comparison, SIGAR reported in October 2016 that 258 districts (63.4 percent of Afghanistan) were under government control or influence.

by | January 31, 2018 | 18:15

The wreckage from the de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver transported to land for investigation. "The key question arising from the report is why the plane crashed, approximately halfway down Jerusalem Bay, which is surrounded by steep terrain and has no exit", said Aaron Shaw, the head of Sydney Seaplanes.

by | January 31, 2018 | 18:11

According to the professor's website, he teaches contemporary Islamic studies at Oxford. Reuters reported Wednesday that Ramadan was detained after two complaints were filed against the scholar , who has been on leave from the University of Oxford since November, when the complaints were filed in France.

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:57

The White House had said earlier Tuesday it will conduct a legal and national security review before Trump decides whether to release the memo . California Rep. Gowdy said the memo doesn't reveal any intelligence methods but it does reveal "one source". His aide Kellyanne Conway said on Tuesday that the White House took the possibility of disclosing the memo seriously.

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:43

Food Holding Co. "You don't buy tobacco stocks when you are the head of the CDC", argued Richard Painter, the former chief ethics lawyer of President George W. Fitzgerald also had other stock holdings and had "come under congressional scrutiny for slow walking divestment" from them, which "government officials said posed potential conflicts of interest".

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:28

The theft on Friday of JPY 58 billion ($532.84 million) of NEM coins from Coincheck has highlighted the security vulnerabilities in trading an asset that global policymakers are struggling to regulate. It has also drawn into focus Japan's approach to regulating cryptocurrency exchanges. Japan saw huge growth in cryptocurrency trading a year ago as the value of digital coins exploded.

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:17

Chief executive Jonathan Lewis , in the post since December past year, said the group was "too widely spread across multiple markets and services, making it more challenging to maintain a competitive advantage in every business". It provides procurement and supply chain management services to the industry. "Similarities with Carillion are all too clear but action, however painful, is better than fudging numbers", said Neil Wilson, senior market analyst at ETX Capital.

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:16

At a cabinet meeting, Palaniswami announced that he would lead a high-powered delegation consisting of ministers from the Cauvery Delta region, which depends on water released by Karnataka for irrigation, to Siddaramaiah to place Tamil Nadu's demands before him personally.

by | January 31, 2018 | 17:15

From theft to keep an addiction funded, to organized and violent crime, the Department of Justice and the Drug Enforcement Administration are working together on new initiatives they say will help combat the opioid crisis. A month later, the largest dark net marketplace in history was seized. Sessions's emphasis on immigration enforcement is also clear from his decisions to send more than 100 immigration judges across the country to help process immigration cases, and to create the position ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:59

Police have not said if anybody fired weapons at the FBI SWAT team. The FBI agent didn't know it was the victim who grabbed his rifle during last week's rescue attempt, Houston police Chief Art Acevedo said. Both suspects in the kidnapping were arrested at a motel near Houston and charged with aggravated kidnapping and aggravated robbery, KHOU-TV reported.

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:58

A new study from global consulting and advisory firm Willis Towers Watson found that about half of 333 large and mid-sized companies polled plan on making changes to their employee benefits, compensation, total rewards and executive pay programs within the next year.

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:26

The governor says his tax plan puts working families first and that it's a better deal for all Missourians by rewarding 97 percent of all Missouri families. It also creates a refundable state tax credit for low-income workers. And the state then really never recovered from that. "So, the advantage will go to those companies and it will be really good for them".

by | January 31, 2018 | 16:18

The Russian defence ministry justified the actions of the SU-27 by claiming it flew "strictly in accordance with global rules". The ministry also claimed the action taken by the Russian pilots in charge of the jet was well within the standards of training, as they attempted to "stop [the United States plane] from violating the Russian Federation's airspace".

by | January 31, 2018 | 15:33

Earlier, Christie talked briefly about Trump's upcoming speech and the federal probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller investigating possible coordination between the Kremlin and the Trump presidential campaign. Trump highlighted that "since the election, we have created more than 2.4 million new jobs" and "unemployment claims have hit a 45-year low". Trump pointed to "why we proudly stand for the national anthem", a barely-disguised dig at NFL players who have taken a knee to protest ...

by | January 31, 2018 | 15:35

The memo written by committee Republicans purports to show improper use of surveillance by the FBI and the Justice Department in the investigation. Fox News first reported he had seen the memo . The memo , which was made available to all members of the House, is said to contend that officials from the two agencies were not forthcoming to a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge.

by | January 31, 2018 | 14:53

Mominul Haque put Sri Lanka's attack to the sword with a masterful unbeaten century as Bangladesh dominated day one of the Test series in Chittagong . He was fluent and took only 96 balls to reach his fifth century, which was the second fastest ton for Bangladesh after Tamim Iqbal, who made a 94-ball century against England at Lords in 2010.

by | January 31, 2018 | 14:53

Colombia's rebel group ELN called Tuesday for a new ceasefire and the resumption of frozen peace talks with the government as the prospect of open conflict flared anew following a string of deadly attacks. In a statement released by the ELN on the day of the president's announcement , the rebel group said that "as long as the two parties do not agree to a new ceasefire, military actions will continue on both sides".

by | January 31, 2018 | 14:34

When they tried to pull the cars over, they took off. How many oranges can you fit into two cars and a van? Five people were arrested, comprising a couple, their adult son and two brothers, and will be charged in court for theft. Police eventually discovered the oranges were stolen from a warehouse in the nearby town of Carmona. Assuming one orange weighs about three tenths of a pound, this family had approximately 27,000 stolen oranges in their possession.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:51

The next day, Moussa's family reported her missing. The body was discovered by police officers who were at Woodlawn Park conducting a search for Moussa. Authorities said they are investigating the 16-year-old's death as a homicide, but oddly say she was not in any danger. "If she calls me and I don't answer, she always follows it up with a text", Steward said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:46

Asked at the Davos World Economic Forum Thursday about whether he had attempted to fire the special counsel, the president called the report "fake news". Mueller , the F.B.I. director at the time , to resign his membership. White House counsel Ty Cobb declined to comment on the matter, the newspaper said.

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:45

Mr Correa said he was about to take a shower when he spotted the unusual sight on Saturday morning. The odd footage, which allegedly surfaced from Peru, appears to show a large rat raking a shower in an extremely humanoid fashion. "The movements are pretty odd", Tuomas Aivelo, researcher in Urban Rat biology at the University of Helsinki in Finland told tech blog Gizmodo .

by | January 31, 2018 | 13:32

Trump said, noting the number of overdose deaths in 2016. Trump rescinded the Obama-era program last September and has attempted to use it as leverage in negotiations with Congress over funding for a wall he hopes to build along the U.S. Trump once again recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, condemning the United Nations for voting against "America's sovereign right to make this decision".