by | December 24, 2017 | 15:31

Rick Nolan agreed. Republican Rep. Devin Nunes, meanwhile, has been meeting secretly with a group of House Intelligence Committee Republicans for weeks to build a case that senior leaders of the DOJ and Federal Bureau of Investigation mishandled the contents of the Trump-Russia dossier - a raw intelligence document compiled by former British spy Christopher Steele outlining alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

by | December 24, 2017 | 12:56

The BJP took nearly a week to decide on the Chief Minister candidate after after its Chief Ministerial candidate Prem Kumar Dhumal lost his election. "To elect any person as CM is entirely the prerogative of the party's central leadership", the former CM said.

by | December 24, 2017 | 12:20

The statement added that the "U.S. assistance is entirely defensive in nature". In a strongly-worded statement, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov accused the United States of "crossing the line" and fomenting the conflict in eastern Ukraine, a region known locally as Donbass.

by | December 24, 2017 | 11:05

The Davao City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office said the fire started around 9:40 a.m. Saturday in the third floor of the New City Commercial Center (NCCC) mall, according to CNN Philippines. The cause was not known but an investigation was being launched, she said. According to local authorities, the blaze started on Saturday morning near a furniture store on the third floor of the building.

by | December 24, 2017 | 09:51

Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, two Palestinians, and injured at least 123 others, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, after the army, stationed across the border fence, resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters, in several parts of the Gaza Strip.

by | December 24, 2017 | 08:43

Top Sasikala aide TTV Dinakaran has extended his lead in the ongoing counting of votes for bypoll to the RK Nagar constituency by over 3,000 votes. Chennai: Sidelined AIADMK leader T.T.V.Dinakaran on Sunday took an early lead in the by-election for the Radhakrishnan Nagar (R.K.Nagar) constituency that fell vacant after the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.

by | December 24, 2017 | 07:28

Officials say Amarillo and Midland had the lowest unemployment rates in Texas last month at 2.6 percent. The rate was down six-tenths of a percentage point from the November 2016 rate of 3.3 percent. Month to month, the largest gains were seen in trade, transportation and utilities, up 2,484; manufacturing, up 1,001; and other services, up 79. According to the U.S.

by | December 24, 2017 | 05:23

BJP State president B.S. Yeddyurappa on Saturday suggested that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah approach the Mahadayi River Disputes Tribunal (MWDT) with the letter written to him by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar and appeal for interim relief for use of 7.56 tmcft of water for drinking goal.

by | December 24, 2017 | 04:21

To say the Black Knights controlled the ball would be an understatement. So how the heck was it close? He accounted for 221 of the 280 total yard of offense for SDSU and scored four of the five touchdowns in the bowl game. San Diego State and Army met in Fort Worth for the 15th edition of the Armed Forces Bowl . The backbone of the best season in over two decades, a group of Army seniors that included quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw will go out as one of the most decorated classes at West ...

by | December 24, 2017 | 04:12

Also few names like Smruthi Irani was on the table to see how things will go with her in Gujarat now. BJP reportedly plans to invite around 20,000 party workers from across the state for swearing-in ceremony on December 26. Deputy chief minister Nitin Patel is a Patidar and Shah is said to have been unwilling to yield more to the community. Ahead of Rupani's election as chief minister, the BJP, which won 99 seats in the 182-member Gujarat Assembly, received a psychological boost when ...

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:45

In the town of Salvador, Lanao del Norte province, disaster officials said they were still verifying reports that about 20 people have been swept away as floodwaters swamped many communities as Tembin dumped torrential rains in the region.

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:22

NPR's Ryan Lucas has previously reported that McCabe was eligible to retire with a full pension in March and is expected to remain in his job until then despite the political pressure to remove him. In a tweet in July, Trump asked why his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, did not replace McCabe, who Trump described as Comey's friend. Seeking Mueller's removal "would have severe repercussions for Americans' sense of justice here at home and for our reputation for fairness around the ...

by | December 24, 2017 | 03:18

India selectors named a 17-member squad to be led by Virat Kohli for the One-day global series against South Africa to be played in February. The Indian selectors left Umesh Yadav out while including Mohammed Shami in the squad . MS Dhoni 's calm demeanour will lend stability to the otherwise inexperienced middle-order as most youngsters will board a flight to South Africa in the blues for the first time.

by | December 24, 2017 | 01:11

In a meeting he reportedly attended in June at the Oval Office, Trump was quoted to have said Nigerians refuse to "return to their huts" after seeing America. Other top administration officials who attended the June meeting, such as then-Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , attempted to explain to Trump that numerous visa holders were merely traveling to the U.S.

by | December 23, 2017 | 23:51

Around 4 p.m., a series of shots was sacked at a Capitol Police vehicle at Third and State streets in Harrisburg. During the first incident, El-Mofty allegedly opened fire on a Capitol police officer from inside his own vehicle, hitting the officer's cruiser multiple times.

by | December 23, 2017 | 22:09

Doctors who perform the procedures could face felony charges and would risk losing their medical license. Pregnant women involved in such procedures won't be penalized . As reports , Kasich said in November he would wait to review the final bill before making a decision to either sign or veto the legislation.

by | December 23, 2017 | 19:16

The Philippines suffers almost 20 typhoons and storms each year, many of them deadly. But Mindanao, home to 20 million people, is rarely hit. Rescuers retrieved at least 36 bodies from the Slaog River. The state weather bureau said Tembin, which re-intensified into a tropical storm after weakening into a tropical depression while traversing the southern Philippines , is expected to be out of the country by Christmas Day.

by | December 23, 2017 | 18:49

Gowdy and other committee members were tight-lipped on the details of McCabe's testimony on Tuesday, and most avoided speaking with reporters. Strzok exchanged anti-Trump text messages with his lover, suggesting that the Mueller probe was an "insurance policy" against a Trump election victory.

by | December 23, 2017 | 17:54

The statement said that the dead include an Indian army officer and that Indian soldiers retaliated "strongly and effectively". Keri: One officer and two jawans from 120 Infantry Brigade were on Saturday killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Keri.

by | December 23, 2017 | 17:54

Six students were charged with 126 counts each of furnishing alcohol to minors and allowing minors to possess alcohol. According to WJLA, police say about 70 underaged teens were having a blast inside. The floor was noticeably sticky with spilled alcohol. The defendants reportedly refused to tell police how they obtained enough alcohol to fuel a party of such size.

by | December 23, 2017 | 16:37

RC 20 A/96. He spent almost two months in a Ranchi Jail before getting a bail from the Supreme Court. While 38 people were originally named accused in the case, 12 died during trial, two turned approvers and two pleaded guilty. Lalu Prasad was taken to Ranchi's Birsa Munda jail after his conviction in a fodder scam case , sources in CBI told PTI. But Lalu had been assigned the railway ministry in the crucial UPA era, as a reward for RJD's staunch loyalty to the Sonia Gandhi-led ...

by | December 23, 2017 | 16:36

The World Health Organisation warned last month that some 2,200 people have already died from cholera. Cholera is an acute diarrhoeal infection caused by ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Vibrio cholera. The health system has virtually collapsed, with health workers unpaid for a year, although the WHO gives incentive payments for cholera work. Suggesting that there is a political settlement possible, Lenderking says it is possible for the Shi'ite Houthi movement ...

by | December 23, 2017 | 16:31

Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont declares victory over Spanish government as separatists win majority . A block of separatist parties retained their majority in the Catalan parliament . Residents and politicians in and outside Catalonia are digesting election results which further exposed the sharp divisions between those for and against independence.

by | December 23, 2017 | 16:09

He proceeded to fly via helicopter to Kabul, where he met President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah at the presidential palace. Later asked by reporters whether the U.S. The UN says more than 2,500 civilians have been killed this year in Afghanistan. The discussions were expected to focus on the implementation of Trump's new Afghanistan strategy and discuss upcoming parliamentary elections and the country's presidential election in 2019.

by | December 23, 2017 | 15:37

Iran says accusations by Saudi Arabia and the United States that it supplied the missile fired by Yemen's Houthi rebels at Riyadh on Tuesday are "baseless". Haley said she was exploring, with some council colleagues, several options for pressuring Iran to "adjust their behavior". The Saudi forces, he added, dismantled the missile before it could do any damage.

by | December 23, 2017 | 13:04

More than 70 firefighters and 10 fire engines were sent to the scene. Photos on social media showed bright fingers of fire and smoke rising from the building. The zoo tweeted: 'ZSL is now dealing with an incident on site. "We will update as quickly as the situation allows", the zoo said on Twitter. A spokeswoman for the zoo added: "We are immensely grateful to the fire brigade, who reacted quickly to the situation to bring the fire under control".

by | December 23, 2017 | 12:55

That application was withdrawn, however. The new application did not mention global warming. A petition to stop the wall garnered over 100,000 signatures, but didn't stop the modified walls from passing through the local council. As Rita McInerney, a local businesswoman, told the Times , "We've been campaigning for 25 years to bring investment to our community". President Donald Trump's sons, Eric and Donald jnr, are among the directors of TIGL Ireland Enterprises, according to ...

by | December 23, 2017 | 10:49

The US also remains deeply concerned by the dire humanitarian conditions in Yemen , Nauert said. The United Arab Emirates, a close ally of Saudi Arabia and part of the coalition, said the latest Houthi attack underscored the need to continue the military campaign in Yemen.

by | December 23, 2017 | 10:23

So Trump said he told his staff: "Get it ready, we have to sign it now". Before signing the legislation on Friday, Trump said in a Twitter post that companies were celebrating the Bill's passage with bonuses for workers. Starting next year, families making between $50,000 and $75,000 will get average tax cuts of $890, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center.

by | December 23, 2017 | 10:07

The only area still under an evacuation order is Rose Valley in the mountains of neighboring Ventura County where there is a gun club and a ranch but little else. Authorities have lifted evacuation orders imposed as the massive Thomas fire scorched swaths of southern California, they said on Thursday, as firefighters moved closer to victory over the destructive inferno.

by | December 23, 2017 | 09:39

This was done to smooth the path forward for the disastrous Iran deal, in which United States taxpayers gave hundreds of millions in unmarked bills and untraceable gold to the Iranian regime - the world's foremost funder of global terrorism.

by | December 23, 2017 | 09:39

The Philippines is pummelled by 20 major storms each year on average, many of them deadly. In Zamboanga del Norte province, police said 30 people had been killed in the town of Sibuco town and six in Salug. Pacasum said the rain had stopped and the response team was already clearing roads from land and other debris washed away by the volume of outpour.

by | December 23, 2017 | 09:38

Some reports have put the death toll as 32. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the incident and said his thoughts were with the families of the deceased. The 26 bodies recovered so far are yet to be identified and have been kept in the mortuary of the district hospital. The bus skidded and fell off a bridge into the Banas river.

by | December 23, 2017 | 09:29

Andrew Cuomo's message after he issued Friday an executive order meant to make it easier for New Yorkers to pre-pay next year's property taxes prior to December 31. 29. State law previous did not allow for partial pre-payment of property taxes. Officials noted tax warrants aren't issued until after school budgets are approved - set for May next year - and that the mechanism for taking payments in advance are not in place.

by | December 23, 2017 | 08:27

I live only 50 or 60 miles from the fire's most southern point, so on December 20th, 2017 I got in my auto and drove to Ojai, California to chronicle some of the horrific damage left behind in the Thomas fire's wake. "Those (other) fires burned for weeks and weeks and this fire is only a few weeks old", he said. But firefighters had used three days of calm conditions to bulldoze containment lines and set controlled fires to clear dry brush.