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Rosenstein Floated Secretly Recording Trump, Talked Invoking the 25th Amendment


McCabe, who declined to comment for the article, released a statement through his lawyer, Michael Bromwich after the article was published. But a week later, on May 17, 2017, Rosenstein appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to oversee a federal investigation into Russian meddling and potential collusion with Trump campaign associates in the 2016 presidential election. Read More »

Bishop Franco Mulakkal's interrogation in Kerala nun rape case enters third day


Pope Francis, meanwhile, has divested Mulakkal of his administrative powers as "Bishop of Jalandhar ", but allowed him to remain its titular head. However, the bishop has dismissed the allegations raised by the nun. A notice has been issued to the bishop asking him to appear for interrogation on Thursday at 11 in the morning. Rajat Kalsan, a Haryana criminal lawyer, who has represented the victim in the Dabra gangrape case, as well as other such sexual offences, told Firstpost: "According ... Read More »

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation


President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen has spent hours over the past month being interviewed by investigators of Special Counsel Robert Mueller , ABC News reported Thursday . The report also comes amid a possibility for a potential Mueller interview with Trump. Cohen's participation in the meetings has been voluntary - without any guarantee of leniency from prosecutors, according to several people familiar with the situation. Read More »

European Union leaders react to May's Brexit deal


But she tried to downplay their unexpectedly strong criticisms of her Chequers plan. Some Brexiteers say those proposals would ensure the EU kept control over swathes of the British economy, and thus run counter to the spirit of her manifesto pledge to leave the EU Customs Union and the Single Market. Read More »

How Trump's tariffs on China could impact you


In its list of consumer products that could be affected by these tariffs, Walmart included gas grills, bicycles, Christmas lights and bicycles. Some notable items were electronic cords, pet leashes and school supplies. "I think they're gonna have a very hard effect on a lot of people". China has categorically ruled out devaluing its currency in a bid to boost exports, despite the growing threat of an all-out trade war with the US. Read More »

Government calls off meeting with Pakistan at UNGA: MEA Spokesperson


The spokesperson had said the decision for the foreign ministers' meet was taken after Prime Minister Imran Khan wrote a letter to Indian Premier Narendra Modi . A Pakistani Ranger stands near the Pakistani flag and Indian flag (L) during a daily parade at the Pakistan-India joint check post at Wagah border, on the outskirts of Lahore February 26, 2010. Read More »

'Disgraceful': Theresa May leaves Brits in France furious after Brexit speech

Speaking at 10 Downing Street in London, May said it was "not acceptable" that the European Union had rejected her plan without offering alternatives following talks with European Union leaders in Salzburg on Thursday. The next major milestone in the Brexit process is fast approaching, with the October 18 summit labelled a "moment of truth" by Europan Council Donald Tusk, who issued a tough statement on Thursday warning that Theresa May should go back to the drawing board with her ... Read More »

This is when Storm Bronagh will hit Sussex


So far the strongest gust has been recorded at Mumbles Head in Wales. Storm Bronagh is expected to be at its peak in the early hours of Friday morning as it moves across the Midlands and south-east England. A falling tree in County Armagh killed Matthew Campbell, from Belfast. Only a day after Storm Ali killed two people and wreaked havoc in the north of the UK, England and Wales are bracing themselves for the second named storm of the season. Read More »

Florence Flooding Prompts New Round Of Evacuations In South Carolina


The Cape Fear River crested at 61.5 feet (18.75 meters) early Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. "Tonight's incident is a tragedy", Sheriff Phillip Thompson told the Greenville News. More chickens could die if the company is unable to reach those farms with feed trucks. With the crisis slowly moving to SC, emergency managers on Friday ordered about 500 people to flee homes along the Lynches River. Read More »

United States man accused of Texas sexual assault in Taiwan


Wilson then drove the girl to a hotel where the assault occurred, and paid her $500, an affidavit details. In an August 27 interview with police, the teenager said she had exchanged messages with a man using the screen name "Sanjuro" on, according to a police affidavit . Read More »

Man arrested over 'horrific cruelty'

The man can be heard laughing and cheering as he ploughed full speed into the terrified birds, counting as he mowed them down one-by-one. The vehicle runs over about half a dozen of them, with the driver counting along and laughing. Ouyen police arrested a 20-year-old Cowangie man on Friday following the animal cruelty incident which occurred sometime during the past two weeks. Read More »

5 people, including 3 infants, stabbed in Queens day care


The police said four other children were removed from the daycare for observation, uninjured. It happened around 3:45 a.m. inside a home operating as a day care on 161 Street. The man who was injured had a child at the day care while the woman was a daycare employee, according to NBC New York . Other children at the day care weren't injured, authorities said. Read More »

United Kingdom minister says May did not miscalculate at Salzburg EU summit

Mr Macron boasted that the tortuous negotiations were showing that voters should not heed politicians who say "you can do easily without Europe ". 'Those who explain that everything is going to be alright are liars, ' he said. Her Chequers plan also faces opposition from pro-Brexit members of her own Conservative Party, including former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , who say it would keep Britain tethered to the bloc, unable to strike new trade deals around the world. Read More »

United States sanctions Chinese military for buying Russian weapons


The United States expanded its sanctions war against Russia to China on Thursday, announcing punitive measures against a Chinese military organization for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles. The official said it was the first time anyone has been sanctioned for doing business with people on the blacklist of Russian operatives. "What the USA has done gravely violated the basis norms governing the global relations and harmed the state-to-state and military-to-military relations between ... Read More »

Theresa May faces Brexit crisis at European Union leaders reject her Chequers proposals

But Mrs May, whose preferred backstop option is keeping the United Kingdom linked to the EU customs union for an extended period while the issue is solved, continued to insist that she will not allow a border in the Irish sea. The biggest single obstacle to a deal is the need to maintain an open border between the UK's Northern Ireland and European Union member Ireland. Read More »

Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang has died


He passed away from a "serious illness despite devoted treatment by professors and doctors" both in Vietnam and overseas, the official Vietnam News Agency said. Quang, who came from a small village, rose up through the ranks from the bottom to the top of Vietnam's intelligence ministry. "Before assuming the presidency in April 2016, a largely ceremonial role in the country, he served as minister of public security". Read More »

Trump wonders why Kavanaugh accuser didn't 'call the Federal Bureau of Investigation 36 years ago'


The FBI could interview Ford , Kavanaugh and others about the allegation if Trump asked the bureau to reopen its background investigation, but the president has said the FBI has finished its work. And that is bad news for Kavanaugh's chances at confirmation. "Very hard for me to imagine that anything happened", Trump said. "You could also say, when did this all happen?" "It's just absolutely nuts". Read More »

FG announces suspension of national carrier project


The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines said in August the airline was a frontrunner to set up and manage the carrier. "The decision to come up with national carrier in the first place was as a result of the lack of capacity of the existing carrier to meet demands", he said. Read More »

Croydon Cat Killer Probe Finds ‘No Human Involvement’ In Dozens Of Mutilations


By February, 2015, the U.K's Independent newspaper reported that the mood had escalated to "mild hysteria. hypotheses included the suggestion that the increases in cases meant the killer could soon graduate from cats to people on the basis that some of history's most high-profile murderers - ranging from the Boston Strangler to Soham killer Ian Huntley - were cruel to animals before turning to human victims". Read More »

Democrats will exploit Kavanaugh’s accuser all the way to Election Day


Bush asked the FBI to investigate after law professor Anita Hill raised allegations of sexual harassment against Judge Clarence Thomas in 1991. The Senate Judiciary Committee has yet to see it. Ford has accused Kavanaugh of attacking her and trying to remove her clothing while he was drunk at a party in 1982 when he was 17 years old and she was 15. Read More »

Up to 7 people shot in U.S. city of Syracuse


A police spokesman said: "Upon arrival officers observed a large crowd of people and located several injured persons suffering from apparent gunshot wounds". The casulties were confirmed by a local police chief. The injured were taken to Upstate University Hospital for treatment. Neighbors' accounts of the shooting indicated between 10 and 15 shots were fired, the Post-Standard reported. Read More »

Grandmother shoots gator in Polk County


Cochran's county in Texas is one of a few where you can only kill a gator 20 days of the year. Judy Cochran took down the 580lb reptile at her ranch in Polk County on Monday with a single bullet to the head. "You have to have a permit and tags from a wildlife biologist, and you have to catch it on a hook first", she told the Houston Chronicle . Judy B. Read More »

Captain Cook’s HMS Endeavour May Have Been Found off Rhode Island Coast


The breakthrough, which could solve one of the greatest maritime mysteries, is the culmination of a 25-year hunt for the vessel off Newport, Rhode Island. According to the RIMAP website , the location of the wreck has been narrowed to 'possibly to one or two archaeological sites.' There has also been some preliminary surveying of the site where Cook's ship is believed to rest by dive teams. Read More »

Tanzanian ferry capsizes in Lake Victoria with dozens on board, rescue on


He can not say how many people were on board until the search and rescue operation is over. The rescue mission has been halted until dawn on Friday. The ferry was also carrying cargo including sacks of maize and cement when it capsized, close to the dock. Accidents are often reported on the large freshwater lake surrounded by Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Read More »

Kavanaugh Accuser Wants to Testify Next Week, Her Lawyers Say


In their letter, Ford's attorneys had further stated that Ford wished the FBI to investigate her claims before he came before the committee. A look at what she is saying and how top lawmakers are responding. Miranda said she believes Ford, noting that it is unlikely that someone would put herself and her family through such scrutiny if it wasn't true. Very hard for me to imagine that anything happened'. Read More »

Watch firefighters confront a fire tornado in the BC Interior

The fighters on the job say the hose was taken over 100 ft into the air before melting due to the extreme heat. "That's definitely a first". The video, which has been viewed more than 66,000 times, is from 19 August, when crews were fighting the Chutanli Lake fire in central British Columbia under high winds. Read More »

French court orders Marine Le Pen to undergo psychiatric evaluation


Le Pen took to Twitter on Thursday, to say: 'I thought I had been through it all: well, no! "Solidarity with her and those French people who love liberty", wrote Salvini, whose League party is in an alliance with Le Pen's faction. The images showed the bodies of people who were executed by the Islamic State and included the decapitated body of USA reporter James Foley . Le Pen has denounced the case against her, which falls under a law punishing violent images that can be viewed by a ... Read More »

North and South Korea Vow to Denuclearize, Co-Host 2032 Olympics


Kim agreed to allow outside experts to observe the dismantling of its Sohae launch site, where it has tested missile engines and blasted rockets into space. South Korean President Moon Jae-in has delivered a speech to a massive North Korean crowd gathered for mass games, calling for the rival Koreas to end seven decades of hostility and build a future of peace and prosperity. Read More »

Not a Surprise: Anita Hill Weighs In

Biden ultimately voted against Thomas, who was confirmed to the Supreme Court with a narrow vote of 52-48. The sexual assault charge is drawing comparisons to Hill's accusation in 1991 that Thomas frequently harassed her with sexually explicit language when he supervised her at the Department of Education and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Read More »

Multiple people killed in Maryland shooting


Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler called the shooting a "tragic event" but declined to specify the number of dead and injured or to take questions from reporters at a news conference. "We are closely monitoring the horrific shooting in Aberdeen", Hogan wrote. Watson said her husband told her the shooting started in a break room. Read More »