Wednesday December 12-th, 2018

Mueller Examines Manafort Loans Mueller Examines Manafort Loans

The actual charges have their roots in the investigation began by the special counsel into the activities of Paul Manafort , the former chairperson of Trump presidential campaign. Court documents say Gates will plead guilty to two counts: making a f...

Catalan politician Anna Gabriel defies Madrid court summons Catalan politician Anna Gabriel defies Madrid court summons

She was due to be quizzed by the supreme court in Madrid about accusations that she encouraged Carles Puigdemont to illegally declare independence a year ago. There, more than 55,000 people have been arrested following a failed 2016 coup, includi...

Two students in Lincoln accused of threatening violence at schools Two students in Lincoln accused of threatening violence at schools

The Halifax Regional School Board says all students and staff are safe. The school also addressed the issue of a possible student walk-out today. "Thank you to the students who heard something, trusted their instincts, came forward and shared the...

Somalia: Three killed in vehicle bombings, gun attack in Mogadishu Somalia: Three killed in vehicle bombings, gun attack in Mogadishu

Minutes later, another vehicle bomb hit a checkpoint about 300 meters from Somalia's presidential palace. Adan's casualty totals came from the site of the first blast, near Somalia's intelligence headquarters in the city's Abdulaziz neighborhood.

Korean president to host Ivanka, US delegates in welcome dinner

The scheduled meeting is drawing especially keen attention, as many believe the first daughter may be carrying a message from the USA president, possibly regarding the possibility of dialogue between the United States and North Korea .

Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles Sen. Rubio says he would support raising age to buy rifles

Sen. "It wouldn't have prevented the attack but it made it less lethal", Rubio said . "The influence comes from the millions of people that agree with the agenda, the millions of Americans that support the NRA ". This time, the crowd cheered. "...

Trump praises Turnbull at White House Trump praises Turnbull at White House

Turnbull says cutting corporate taxes leads to more investment and that more investment leads to more jobs. Trump made the announcement Friday as he opened a White House news conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull after a day of...

Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety Trump suggests arming teachers as a solution to increase school safety

The president appeared to break with his education secretary, Betsy DeVos, about schools holding training runs for students and teachers so they know what to do if a shooter enters their school. The president argued that bringing firearms into sc...

Trump Jr. backs out of India speech over ethics concerns Trump Jr. backs out of India speech over ethics concerns

This was followed by an interview published in The Times of India on Thursday, in which Mr Trump Jr denounced USA media as "a disaster" amid questions in leading American publications on whether access to the First Family was being auctioned with a d...

White House on lock down after driver rams security barrier White House on lock down after driver rams security barrier

The Secret Service said the driver of the vehicle was female and was immediately apprehended by uniformed officers. According to the Associated Press, witnesses saw commotion in the vicinity as Secret Service personnel responded to the incident.

European Union leaders prepare life without Britain, mull future ties European Union leaders prepare life without Britain, mull future ties

Parliament has passed a resolution that it will withhold its required confirmation from any Commission president who is not a Spitzenkandidat for a party - though that decision will be one for the next legislature elected in EU-wide voting in May 2...

Manafort Associate Pleads Guilty In Mueller Probe Manafort Associate Pleads Guilty In Mueller Probe

His guilty plea will nearly certainly reduce the prison sentence he could have faced if convicted at trial of all counts. On 3 January Mr Manafort sued Mr Mueller for overstepping his mandate, calling the Russian Federation probe "completely unmoor...

Florida inmate screams and thrashes at his execution Florida inmate screams and thrashes at his execution

He groaned and fell silent soon afterward. Eric Branch used his last words to address the team warden and two other officials present in the execution chamber, asking them to let Governor Rick Scott and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to carry...

Theresa May faces prospect of fresh Commons Brexit showdown Theresa May faces prospect of fresh Commons Brexit showdown

Three weeks after the prime minister said that those coming from the European Union after 29 March 2019, when the transition phase starts, would not have the same rights as those already in the UK, Downing Street is said to be looking at changing...

Father charged in murder of boy, 2, in Chicago Father charged in murder of boy, 2, in Chicago

After he killed Mateo, Ortiz put his son's body and bloody clothes in a trash bag, and cleaned up the kitchen, then called his wife's sister to say Mateo "was with God" now, according to prosecutors. The Chicago Tribune reported that Ortiz also call...

Woman's quick thinking saves girl, 12, from attempted kidnapping Woman's quick thinking saves girl, 12, from attempted kidnapping

Amy's mother, Sandra Martinez, said she was stunned over the ordeal, but was glad Amy's rescuer, who preferred to remain unnamed, "was there at the right time and the right spot". "Give her back, '" he said. Officers arrived in the area and the good ...

Palace says U.S. intel report on Duterte 'myopic and speculative' Palace says U.S. intel report on Duterte 'myopic and speculative'

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Medialdea made the move as the government wanted to defend the President from the accusation. "Medialdea further directed our embassy officials and staff in the United States to provide the latter accurate...

Trump Pushes Back: I Never Said 'Give Teachers Guns' Trump Pushes Back: I Never Said 'Give Teachers Guns'

This echoes statements he made Wednesday, when, in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Parkland, Fla., Trump told teenage survivors at a White House "listening session" that the answer to bad guys with guns is teachers with guns .

Petition proposes 5p charge on plastic straws Petition proposes 5p charge on plastic straws

Glasgow East MP, Linden asked for information regarding the number of single-use plastic straws dispensed by catering outlets on the parliamentary estate in each of the last five years, from Lib Dem former minister Tom Brake, representing the House o...

Militants disrupt talks on settlement in Eastern Ghouta, says Russia UN ambassador Militants disrupt talks on settlement in Eastern Ghouta, says Russia UN ambassador

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has committed " war crimes " with Russian support against his own people, the U.S. said today, as it put the Assad regime as well as Russia "on notice" following massive civilian casualties in rebel strongholds of ...

Marit Bjoergen, American women make cross-country skiing history at Olympics Marit Bjoergen, American women make cross-country skiing history at Olympics

Korea had eyed gold medals in the men's 500-m and the women's 1,000-m races and the men's 5,000-m relay, but wrapped up the last events in the discipline with no gold medals. "It probably helped her (win)", Vonn said with a wry smile. "To have...

UN Warns of UN Warns of "Monstrous Campaign of Annihilation" in Syria

Earlier this week, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged an immediate suspension of "all war activities" in eastern Ghouta , where he said 400,000 people are living "in hell on earth". Syria and its Russian backers have intensified airstr...

School delays Friday, a winter storm expected Saturday School delays Friday, a winter storm expected Saturday

Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. Snow will be heavy at times with accumulation of 5 to 7 inches possible in Sioux Falls. There is the potential for heavy snowfall. West northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Travel could become very hard Sat...

Adrian Otaegui leads Qatar Masters by 1 shot Adrian Otaegui leads Qatar Masters by 1 shot

Asked what he will take from his performance in Oman, Wood told European Tour Productions: "Confidence really, because I've not had much for six months. Otaegui hit the turn in 34 following two birdies on the front nine and made another five gains, w...

Myanmar to resettle 6000 stranded Rohingya refugees Myanmar to resettle 6000 stranded Rohingya refugees

The report stated that over 534,000 Rohingya children are living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, while almost 185,000 Rohingya children remain in Myanmar's Rakhine state, subjected to ongoing violence, Anadolu Agency reported. The August violence eru...

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