by | December 22, 2017 | 13:08

Oleksiy Petrov, head of counterintelligence in Ukraine , told Pryamiy TV: "The official had access to insider information about the Cabinet of Ministers". "He was detained", Groysman said on Facebook. Ukraine's main security agency said on Thursday that it had uncovered a mole within its ranks, a lieutenant colonel who had passed work-related information to "representatives of the aggressor country".

by | December 22, 2017 | 11:11

That vote saw 90 percent of Catalans choose independence, although turnout was lower than 50 percent. The revelation comes on the same day that the whole of Catalonia descends on polling stations for an official snap election which could finally bring an end to the independence crisis in the area.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:52

Neither Tillerson nor Freeland commented directly when asked if military options were discussed at their meetings. The Japan Times, Japan's biggest English newspaper, reported days later that the Canadians had been trying to set it up for as early as December, but Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono wouldn't commit to anything before the end of the year.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:35

The Hall of Presidents officially re-opens on Tuesday but social media has already been buzzing, with numerous tweets noting a striking resemblance between the animatronic Trump and actor Jon Voight, USA Today said . The five presidents who served during its first two decades did not. Robot President Trump's browline, nose, and lips all look distinctly feminine, and even his jowls have Clintonesque folds.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:31

The total value of the top 15 celebrity brands is estimated to be United States dollars 712 million, and sports celebrities contributed around 25 percent of the total celebrity brand value in 2017. The phenomenon called Virat Kohli continues to grow further. This year he is at the sixth position defeating Priyanka Chopra, Hrithik Roshan and Ranveer Singh.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:28

According to the Congressional Budget Office , the new law will mean an estimated 13 million fewer people nationwide will have health insurance in a decade, average individual premiums will rise about 10 percent and federal deficits will drop by about $338 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office .

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:22

When police approached them, they confirmed the baby was Shamali by comparing her to photographs. The possibility Shamali Flores might have been taken by someone who's lost a child is still only a theory, but the circumstances of the infant's disappearance fit similar cases that have taken place in other parts of the country, said Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo .

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:06

Data the NTSB provided to AP on Wednesday shows the crashes the NTSB says could've been prevented by positive train control have caused 298 deaths, 6,763 injuries and almost $385 million in property damage. What is known from NTSB is that there were two crew members in the cab at the time of the derailment: an engineer who was qualified by Amtrak on this route and a conductor who was "gaining experience" with this territory.

by | December 22, 2017 | 10:09

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Trump has flouted limits on presidents' financial dealings with foreign governments by, for example, hosting diplomats at his Washington hotel and collecting overseas licensing fees for "The Apprentice".

by | December 22, 2017 | 09:29

General Atomics revealed concept art of its proposal for the MQ-25 earlier this year, publishing photos of an aircraft with wide wings, nearly fighter-like in silhouette. The MQ-25 requirement evolved from the UCAS an unmanned carrier-borne strike system program, for which Northrop Grumman's X-47B UCAS-D completed a series of successful demonstrations.

by | December 22, 2017 | 06:51

David Yancey or Democrat Shelly Simonds - will now be literally drawn from a hat or some sort of container by the Virginia Board of Elections. The stakes are high in this exercise of sheer chance: If Simonds were to win, Republicans would lose majority control of the House of Delegates after 17 years.

by | December 22, 2017 | 04:23

He was taking video of the attack and carrying three knives in a bag. "Our thoughts & prayers are with the victims & the emergency & health workers who are treating them", Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said in a post on his official Twitter account.

by | December 22, 2017 | 03:11

House Republican leaders outlined a plan that would involve passing a "clean" spending bill without other measures attached that would fund the government through January 19. Sanders also talked about the priorities set by the Republicans by stating that the tax breaks given to the big corporations are permanent in nature while the same provided to the middle-class families are "temporary and expire" after eight years.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:42

It has capped oil deliveries to North Korea and the United States has asked China to cut off crude supplies altogether, a move that would deal a crippling blow to North Korea's economy. After a sanctions committee set a deadline of Thursday for council members to raise objections, China came forward and said it needed more time to study the request.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:23

Every year, some people who pick health plans or are automatically renewed do not end up with coverage because they never start paying monthly premiums. CMS plugged the reduced spending on advertising, saying it spent only $10 million on marketing and outreach this year, compared to $100 million last year.

by | December 22, 2017 | 02:15

Shimla: As central team of BJP leaders led by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is meeting the party's newly-elected legislators in Himachal Pradesh capital on Thursday, two more BJP lawmakers loyal to the chief ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal offered their newly-won seats to Mr Dhumal to keep him in the race for the hill state's top job.

by | December 22, 2017 | 01:55

Vice President Mike Pence after a Republican caucus luncheon in Washington on Tuesday. Trump's views of the 16-year-long Afghan conflict have shifted since he came to power. Top U.S. officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, met recently with Afghan leaders in hopes of stabilizing the country.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:08

Former White House lawyer Stewart Baker of the Bush administration said that it was possible that Clinton had never even been asked about the Uranium One deal. Mueller's time of tenure creates a very likely untenable conflict of interest in his role as special counsel on the "Russian Collusion" investigation because Hillary Clinton is a subject in both of the Uranium One and the Russian Collusion investigations.

by | December 21, 2017 | 23:02

This December's national average price is $2.47 (Dec. 1-13), which is 28 cents more than last December. Christmas is just days away and 2017 is expected to have the highest ever year-end holiday travel volume. "We have family in Athens, Virginia and several places, but I don't see us getting to see them this year". In Wisconsin, 118,000 people will travel by air during the holiday period, a 4.2 percent increase or 5,000 more people than previous year.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:29

The image, which shows two chequered bodies wrapped around each other with a chess board placed at the center, has left Grandmasters flummoxed and the world at large in splits. One of the criticisms is that the logo's chess board isn't correct, since it has squares in a pattern of 6x6 instead of 8x8, which doesn't accurately represent a chess board.

by | December 21, 2017 | 22:09

A resident, who asked to remain anonymous, said: 'The spikes are exclusively to protect the cars. The resident added that they can see why some people might see it as cruel but that there are were many more trees nearby for birds to nest in.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:54

The modification to Cuba's election calendar means general elections choosing the National Assembly's 600 members will be moved to a date yet to be decided. Cuban First Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel, 57, has been widely viewed as his successor as president. He also oversaw the reestablishment of diplomatic relations with the United States, a detente that was shaken by the election of Donald Trump as US president previous year.

by | December 21, 2017 | 21:31

Instead, the president in October declared a public health emergency; he has since devoted little additional resources to the problem. "We need to get a handle on it". "It's just really dramatically increased", Anderson says, noting the latest increase is "far and above greater than any of the one-year increases that we've seen to this point".

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:57

An unidentified South Korean intelligence official told Japan's Asahi newspaper that North Korea was conducting experiments with Anthrax-laden warheads to understand if the bacterium could survive the high temperatures during atmospheric re-entry.

by | December 21, 2017 | 20:39

It looks like New Zealanders are thrilled at playing the Secret Santa game with their Prime Minister, and Jacinda Ardern gives the best Christmas gifts ever. Over 3,600 people have taken part in the exchange, for which the budget for each present was set at 10 New Zealand dollars. "There are only four people who have one of these".