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by | September 26, 2017 | 19:39

A three-judge panel from the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in favor of Skelos, R-Nassau County, and his adult son, Adam, tossing out their convictions but leaving the door open for the pair to be re-tried. "Because we can not conclude that the charging error was harmless beyond a reasonable doubt, we are obliged to vacate the convictions ". Prosecutors argued that Skelos repeatedly asked Glenwood to help his son while he was simultaneously being lobbied on real estate ...

by | September 26, 2017 | 19:23

After the interview, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to say "Otto was tortured beyond belief by North Korea ". Warmbier, a former University of Virginia student who was convicted of subversion and sentenced to 15 years of labor in March 2016 after he allegedly attempted to steal a propaganda sign, died in June after being detained for 17 months by North Korea.

by | September 26, 2017 | 18:08

The first female US infantry officer will lead a platoon after a woman graduated Monday from the Marine Corps' infantry officer training. Marine Corps Commandant General Robert Neller has said that he is proud of the officer. About 10% of students fail on the first day, reports the Washington Post . At the time, the Marine Corps formally advised that women should continue to be prevented from working in combat units, despite recommendations from the Army, Navy, Air Force and U.S.

by | September 26, 2017 | 18:00

South Korea's Foreign Ministry's statement quoted by Yonhap News Agency came hours after the North's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho accused U.S. President Donald Trump of declaring war with his Saturday tweet asserting that Pyongyang's regime "won't be around much longer".

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:58

Merkel's CDU/CSU grouping gained just 33% of the vote, its lowest share for decades, and needs the support of other parties to govern and pass legislation. That was a case of politics making odd bedfellows to be sure, and the results of that race shook up Austrian politics in a way which is still reverberating.

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:58

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said the USA has not declared war on North Korea. Mr Trump has hit a hurdle among voters with a news poll claiming 62 percent of those surveyed do not trust him when it comes to dealing with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un .

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:58

The midfielder isn't having a poor season by any means - and with one goal and five assists the Armenian is contributing to the Reds' impressive start to the campaign. "Moscow is a lovely city and every time I come here it looks better and better and I have to say that this is the best CSKA team I have faced". This season though Mourinho appears to have changed tact with Mkhitaryan claiming the United boss no longer singles out players who have made mistakes.

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:52

Speaking in a radio interview on Monday, Spain's Attorney General Jose Manuel Maza said Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont could be charged with civil disobedience, abuse of office and misuse of public funds as he continues to organize the independence vote in Catalonia scheduled for Sunday.

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:45

Please stop this bill from becoming law . Lindsey Graham of SC and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, the repeal bill would end the ACA's Medicaid expansion, which has provided insurance to about 600,000 people in Washington . Thirty-seven percent of the revenue goes to those who live within four states. KODJAK: Now, what he doesn't mention here is that those red states chose not to expand Medicaid .

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:40

Ulyanov, who is the head of the non-proliferation and arms controls department at Russia's Foreign Ministry, said Washington's approach toward North Korea was at a deadend, adding the tool of sanctions against Pyongyang had nearly been exhausted.

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:25

Despite tearful apologies Anthony Weiner , 53, was fined $10,000 and given the minimum prison term suggested by prosecutors in Manhattan federal court. In a statement following the sentencing, Weiner's attorney, Arlo Devlin-Brown said his team was "disappointed that Anthony was sentenced to prison" and that the judge had reasoned "because of Anthony's notoriety, a sentence of imprisonment could discourage others from following in his footsteps".

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:23

The US president's temporary ban on travel, which affected people from six majority-Muslim countries for 90 days, came to an end on Sunday. On Twitter, he added: "Making America Safe is my number one priority". But Baghdad is a close ally and supports the presence of large numbers of USA troops and civilian officials. About 1,000 Americans traveled to North Korea annually before the incident.

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:07

Venezuela's top diplomat accused U.S. President Donald Trump Monday of acting like "the world's emperor", batting back Trump's biting rebukes of Venezuela on the global stage of the U.N. The Sudan, one of the six muslim countries covered by the previous decree has been removed from the list. The substitution of Chad for Sudan seems like a particularly banal effort to suggest rationality without changing the total number of Muslim countries.

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:02

Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, which has been challenging the ban in court. Challenges to the president's effort to impose a travel ban have called it a thinly veiled attempt to block Muslims from entering the country, something Trump and his advisers talked about during and after last year's presidential campaign.

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:01

The episode featuring Vera's peaceful death in 2008 attracted more than 12 million viewers. Born Sylvia Butterfield, Dawn was a nightclub singer before beginning an acting career with television commercials and guest appearances. In the video, Liz appears on screen as a fresh faced factory girl, out for a quiet drink with her pal in the Rovers Return . The illness meant she only had a third of her lungs working, and she spent a lot of time in a wheelchair after she left the soap.

by | September 26, 2017 | 17:00

Benson as MA leads the charge for our country's consumers". Equifax disclosed earlier this month that personal details of up to 143 million US consumers were accessed by hackers between mid-May and July, in one of the largest data breaches in the United States.

by | September 26, 2017 | 16:48

He threatened that the United States "will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea" if it has to defend itself or its allies against an attack. Tensions have escalated since North Korea conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test on September 3, but the rhetoric has reached a new level in recent days with leaders on both sides exchanging threats and insults.

by | September 26, 2017 | 16:38

An NFL team has yet to sign Kaepernick this season. Trump has continued to hammer away at the issue, tweeting about it again and again. 'This has nothing to do with race. Asked yet again how it is unifying and what message does it send for the President to stand behind the presidential seal and call an American citizen who's expressing his first amendment rights a "Son of a bitch", Sanders yet again spit out the same talking points.

by | September 26, 2017 | 16:37

The Redmi Note 5 is said to come with a price tag of 999 Yuan (RM634.48) and the higher-end model will be at 1,299 Yuan (RM825.01). The Xiaomi Redmi 4 smartphone was launched in November 2016. Xiaomi will be giving out offers on various Mi accessories as well. There is also up to Rs 100 off on Mi phone covers and cases. Xiaomi is also offering up to Rs.

by | September 26, 2017 | 16:09

The explosion, which seems to have been small, sparked a fire. "Incident at Tower Hill station is not suspicious ". The station had been cleared of commuters soon after the explosion as reported, the officials said. The station was evacuated and police are now assessing what caused the fire alert, the spokesman said. A spokesman for British Transport Police said officers were called to the scene shortly before 12.30 this afternoon.

by | September 26, 2017 | 16:08

The groom went after the young boy, suit and all, to help him out of the water. Her husband had jumped in to save a little boy who had gone in the water while playing in the park. and the wedding photographer captured the whole thing. Hatt did not expect the incredible amount of feedback he would receive-the post has since amassed more than 1,800 likes and 500 shares.

by | September 26, 2017 | 15:59

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat warned Pakistan on Monday to desist from promoting cross-border terrorism, and stressed that India had varying retaliatory options ready to thwart the nation's criminal intentions, like it did through the cross-border " surgical strikes " previous year.

by | September 26, 2017 | 15:53

Today - Periods of showers (100 percent) and possibly a thunderstorm with a high around 65. Heat index is at 102 degrees with East Northeast winds of 10-15 miles per hour. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and pleasant temperatures develop, with overnight low temperatures around 61 degrees. East winds will be at 5-10 miles per hour.

by | September 26, 2017 | 15:56

Further, the new restrictions won't apply to people who already hold US visas. The new ban also affects people from six majority-Muslim countries, with Chad replacing Sudan. But the countries that remain on the list either were unable or, in some cases, unwilling to cooperate. Last week, Trump hinted he was prepared to extend and expand the ban.

by | September 26, 2017 | 15:40

About 300 firefighters from around the region were battling the fire. Then the wind changed, and so did his mood. "It's gonna get warm today, it's gonna get windy, and so that's why we have not lifted the evacuation order", he said. Five helicopters with night-vision capabilities and three planes, including a DC-10, were involved in the firefight, Concialdi said, although the big air tanker and some helicopters were grounded as night fell Monday, with shifting Santa Ana winds a cause for ...