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by | January 25, 2018 | 10:37

Trump said he would look to speak with Mueller sometime in "about two to three weeks", but he has made simiar pledges before. Mueller is investigating potential Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election , but he's since expanded his probe to include those in the president's inner circle as well as Trump himself.

by | January 25, 2018 | 10:22

The attack began with a suicide auto bomb outside the office, followed by gunmen entering the compound and fighting Afghan special forces, a spokesman for the government in the eastern province said. The attack has been claimed by the so called Islamic State. "I can hear two attackers on the second floor". Save the Children has worked in Afghanistan since the 1970s.

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:56

After the hour-long debate on the NHS, allies of Boris Johnson bravely suggested that he had scored a "win on substance", as the cabinet agreed that the health service would be a spending priority after Brexit . As recently as the end of November, Mr Hammond said he would give the NHS in England an extra £2.8bn in cash right in next two years along with £3.5bn in long-term capital funding.

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:37

Sen. Amy Klobuchar said Monday morning she believed Democrats and Republicans now have "a path forward". "A vote to reopen the government today could be a fake-out", Greg Valliere, chief strategist at Horizon Investments, said in an email following the Senate vote.

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:25

Other top-echelon leaders who are, in some form, participating in the investigation include Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, former FBI director James Comey , CIA Director Mike Pompeo , NSA chief Mike Rogers, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former acting attorney general Sally Yates .

by | January 25, 2018 | 09:25

With elections scheduled in October, Lula leads opinion polls and is pledging to roll back the market-friendly reforms of current President Michel Temer . The party's leader, Senator Gleisi Hoffmann, went as far as to say last week that authorities would have to "kill" people to put Lula in prison, though she later qualified her comment after it created an uproar.

by | January 25, 2018 | 08:57

On Monday afternoon, Schumer and McConnell agreed on a continuing resolution for a three-week stopgap bill to fund the federal government through February 8, held on a compromise to vote on a DACA fix before then. Gary Peters, D-Mich. "If they open the government at noon, the House will pass this bill ". "And I think it'll be good to have an open debate on immigration".

by | January 25, 2018 | 08:48

CBS Denver reports hundreds of law enforcement officers lined up in a procession for the fallen deputy outside the hospital where he was treated. Update: In a press conference late Wednesday night a spokesperson with the Adams County Sheriff's Office reported that a suspect wanted in the shooting of a Colorado sheriff's deputy was taken into custody after a search.

by | January 25, 2018 | 07:35

Speaking to the Chicago Sun-Times, Duckworth said it was "about damn time" that a female gives birth while in office. She reportedly lost her legs and shattered her arms in November 12, 2014 while she was serving as a helicopter pilot in the U.S.

by | January 25, 2018 | 07:34

Mr Mattis - whose own nickname is "Mad Dog" - seemed impressed by the show, which also saw police dogs leaping from helicopters to attack several people during a simulated terrorist crackdown. " You could imagine how much training went into each individual there, that they were able to do that ", Mattis said. "The way they were whipping them around - a snake gets exhausted very quickly", the man known as "Mad Dog" told reporters.

by | January 25, 2018 | 07:12

As he is about to shoot the video, someone is heard warning him, but to no avail. He also ignored the blaring horn of the speeding train which eventually hit him. The incident occurred near the Bharat Nagar railway station on the outskirts of Hyderabad . Officials said Kumar was seriously injured. The train hit him and he was thrown away from the track.

by | January 25, 2018 | 07:04

The partisan divide in the USA over support for Israel has reached a historic high according to a new opinion poll published by the Pew Research Center. Even in the past year, more Democrats said they sympathized with both or neither - and more said they just don't know. Men are split 50-17% for Israel; Women 42-14%; Whites 51-16%; Blacks 42-12%; Hispanics 33-13%.

by | January 25, 2018 | 07:02

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he will not be intimidated. In response to the DOJ's letter , Gov. In letters to major cities, including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, the DOJ requested documents relating to how their policies fall in line with 8 USC 1373, a section of federal law that prohibits jurisdictions from enacting laws that restrict communication between local officials and federal immigration authorities.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:54

Despite Rwanda dominating possession in the early stages of the game, they could not create clear-cut chances. Nigeria followed a goalless draw against the Amavubi with a narrow 1-0 win over 2014 CHAN champions Libya. Nigeria topped the table with seven points, Libya had six, Rwanda four and Equatorial Guinea finished pointless. The Home Eagles came back from a goal down to beat the Nzalang Nacional at the Grande Stade Agadir and booked passage into the quater-finals.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:53

A Planned Parenthood official told BuzzFeed News in a statement: "Cecile plans to discuss 2018 and the next steps for Planned Parenthood's future at the upcoming board meeting". Richards' plans come at a tumultuous time for abortion rights activists and contraceptives access. But bills that sought to repeal and replace Obamacare, which also would have temporarily cut off federal funds to Planned Parenthood, failed to win passage past year.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:53

They said they are seeking outside operators to establish one or more in the city. Thomas Farley reveals that these sites could turn out to be "a life-saving strategy and a pathway to treatment". Others may be harder to convince, concedes Health Commissioner Tom Farley. The data collected by the robots could help leaders devise targeted solutions for fighting the city's opioid problem.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:51

The president said he wanted $25 billion for the wall and $5 billion for "other security measures", all put in a trust fund. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the name of the program established under Obama. Trump said he was confident that a deal can be reached on the issue. The president also said he would meet again with Senate Minority Leader Charles E.

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:42

Senate Majority Leader Ginny Burdick, whose district includes Tigard, said she was pleased by Tuesday's results . "The income tax money we paid will be coming back for health care", Whitaker said. "Last night, Oregonians supported health care for our most vulnerable people when it mattered most, and we will continue to fight against any and all attacks on quality affordable health".

by | January 25, 2018 | 06:38

This is the understanding we have between ourselves. The same with the continental body, that is the AU, they can observe. "Other nations outside the European Union, who want to observe our elections, let them apply". "We do not have a real or deep-rooted or well-interrogated policy on diamonds or platinum", the 75-year-old president said in an interview in his office in the capital, Harare , last week.

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:58

Vice President Mike Pence cast the tie-breaking vote after Brownback's nomination failed to earn a majority of votes in the Senate. A final vote to confirm Brownback is expected later Wednesday. Sam Brownback's bid to be ambassador for worldwide religious freedom in the Trump administration. In October 2017, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations approved Brownback's nomination by an 11 to 10 vote.

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:56

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy repeated on Wednesday that his government would appeal to the country's Constitutional Court if Carles Puigdemont were to be invested as the leader of the Catalonia region while in exile. Charged with rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds, he has been living in Belgium in self-imposed exile since the end of October. However, he regained his seat in the Catalan parliament in a December 21 election that was called by Spanish Prime Minister ...

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:56

He also urged the country's National Electoral Council to "fix the earliest possible date" to hold the election . Foreign ministers from neighboring Latin American governments meanwhile denounced the early election , saying in a harshly-worded joint statement that it was "impossible" for the ballot's outcome to be credible under current conditions.

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:51

For Maui Health System, which operates Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital and Lanai Community Hospital, medical teams continued to provide patient care, and all three hospitals remained open while emergency response procedures were implemented, said Chastell Ely, spokeswoman for the system, a subsidiary of Kaiser Permanente.

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:37

IS now controls only small pockets of land in Syria, including a part of the Euphrates valley, where it is under attack by a US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters called the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), as well as Syrian pro-government forces supported by Russian Federation and Iran.

by | January 25, 2018 | 05:28

Macron took the podium after German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who stepped up to the defence of global free trade as business and political leaders braced for Trump's arrival. "Fortunately you didn't invite somebody sceptical about global warming this year". Mr Macron's popularity overseas is in contrast to his fortunes at home which have dipped since his rapid ascent to power that was seen as a blow for the European project against the growing influence of right-wing populist parties.