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Paul Manafort Reaches $11M Bond Deal with Mueller's Team

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Manafort, who served as President Donald Trump's campaign manager between April and August of 2016, was indicted late last month alongside his longtime business associate Rick Gates on charges that included money laundering, tax fraud, and failure to register as a foreign agent. Read More »

EPA Sets 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard Targets Slightly Higher

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The agency slightly upped the requirement for advanced biofuels, but left the conventional biofuels requirement for 2018 and the biodiesel mandate for 2019 unchanged. "We'll continue to work with the administration to right this wrong for future volumes". Corn producers are relieved at a small uptick in renewable fuel requirements, while biodiesel producers say the EPA did not listen to their plea. Read More »

Schulz ready for tense talks with Merkel

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Merkel, her own political future on the line after 12 years at the helm, is making overtures to the center-left SPD - her partner in government over the past four years - after her bid to form a three-way coalition with two smaller parties failed. Read More »

Nine dead, 35 injured as terrorists storm Peshawar Agricultural Training Institute

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According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, three terrorists were killed in the ensuing operation. The Pakistani Taliban quickly claimed the attack at the college, and its spokesperson Mohammad Khorasani released a message from the terrorist organisation stating that they had targeted a safe house of the military Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency. Read More »

Football fans happy with Nigeria's group

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The draw comes 17 days after Rohr's men stunned Argentina by recovering from two goals down to win 4-2 in Krasnodar. "I hope that Icelandic fans will come to Russian Federation and stay at least for the three first games, and then I don't know how long they will stay, but hopefully they will see us through to the end of the tournament". Read More »

Russian Federation accuses U.S. of provoking Kim Jong Un

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But her call for nations to "cut off all ties with North Korea " was rejected by Moscow , with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying Russian Federation saw the proposal "negatively". "China can do this on its own or we can take the oil situation into our own hands", she added. Meanwhile, Trump's Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah said: "We'll see future actions by the U.S. Read More »

BJP leading in 12 mayoral seats, BSP close 2nd

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BJP's Chandrama Devi has secured 991 votes in Amethi Nagar Panchayat chairpersons seat, while at second spot is Lais Hawari (Independent) with 511 votes, SP's Chunna Singh is at third position with 336 votes. "The Congress has been shouting for the last three months that 'Congress aave chhe' (Congress is coming in Gujarat ), while today, the people of Uttar Pradesh said 'Congress jae chhe' (Congress is going)", he said. Read More »

9 legal experts on what Flynn's plea deal means for Trump

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Figures in the online Trump loyalist movement that describes itself as "New Right" rushed to downplay the news earlier this morning that Flynn would plead guilty for lying to the FBI and claimed the revelation only served to discredit the investigation into whether the Trump campaign sought assistance from the Russian government. Read More »

Christmas market EVACUATED as 'bomb found' - armed police on scene

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Local media reports that the package was delivered to a pharmacy but was reported as suspicious when an employee found wires inside. Police have evacuated a Christmas market and the surrounding area in the German city of Potsdam, near Berlin , Germany , December 1, 2017, to investigate a suspicious object. Read More »

UK's Muslim population could treble by 2050, research finds

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Europe's Muslim population to grow strongly PARIS: Muslims could make up over 11 percent of Europe's population in the coming decades, compared with just under 5 percent now, if legal migration levels are maintained, a report by a US-based think tank said on Thursday. Read More »

Encounter Underway in J&K's Budgam; Mobile Internet Services Snapped

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Meanwhile, another encounter is presently underway between security forces and militants in Sopore town of north Kashmir's Baramulla district. According to reports, a search operation was on in Omarabad locality of Sagipora village when this report was filed, to find militants who escaped from the gunfight site. Read More »

Storm To Hit Lakshadweep Islands On Dec 2

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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan held discussions through video conferencing with the Collectors of Thiruvananthapuram , Kollam, Alapuzha, Pathnamthitta, Idukki and Ernakulam districts and gave them necessary directions to take steps by coordinating various government agencies. Read More »

Joe Scarborough: Trump Is in 'Early Stages of Dementia' Again

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United States television host Joe Scarborough has claimed that Donald Trump is suffering from " early stages of dementia ". "He is not well". The president's mention of the "unsolved mystery" was presumably an effort to dredge up a conspiracy theory from 2001 about a 28-year-old staffer who was found dead in one of Scarborough's district offices when he was a Florida congressman. Read More »

Undocumented immigrant acquitted of Kathryn Steinle's murder

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San Francisco Deputy District Attorney Diana Garcia said during the trial that she didn't know why Garcia Zarate fired the weapon, but he created a risk of death by bringing the firearm to the pier and twirling around on a chair for at least 20 minutes before he fired. Read More »

Israeli army arrests 7 Palestinians in occupied W. Bank

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The Israeli army late Wednesday arrested seven Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, according to a statement issued by the military. An Israeli father escorting the hike, one of two carrying a gun, fired into the crowd to break it up. The Israeli boys were hiking from Migdalim to Kida in the Nablus area. The child, who gave an on-camera statement that was released by the Samaria Regional Council, said that a second group of Palestinians arrived at the entrance of the cave and helped ... Read More »

Argentina abandons submarine crew rescue attempt

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Spokesman Enrique Balbi said the rescue mission "extended for more than twice what is estimated for a rescue". The crew had about seven to 10 days worth of oxygen to survive on the submarine if the vessel remained intact. The Argentine navy described an "anomalous, short, violent", explosion near where the submarine went missing, prompting many to fear the crew had died. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for missing 3-year-old girl

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More information will be available on the Onslow County Sheriff's Department's Facebook page later Thursday afternoon. The photo marked a rare window of hope in a search that has so far been short on new information. Those devastated relative are pleading with whoever might have the child to just bring her home safe. Mariah's father Alex heard about the news of his daughter when he heard the AMBER Alert announced on the radio. Read More »

Trump Considers Recognizing Jerusalem As the Capital of Israel

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If Trump cannot muster the judgment and discipline to resist pyromaniacal urges and push back against those who would be only too happy for an opportunity to blow up a peace process before it begins, we can only hope that someone in the White House will hold him back. Read More »

Roy Moore, Jimmy Kimmel in Twitter battle over rally in Theodore

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Moore began his remarks by blaming liberals for the country's political woes. "It makes me wonder who raised Jimmy Kimmel ". They're the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered who want to change our culture. During Moore's presentation at the church, a heckler interrupted him, yelling, "The entire time, all the girls are lying?" the man shouted. "He's a man's man, the judge is a man's man!" he can be heard shouting in video of the incident obtained by AL.com . Read More »

Trump considers plan to replace Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency chief

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Trump has soured on Tillerson mostly because of the " moron " report , his less confrontational approach on North Korea and differences over the Qatar crisis, one senior USA official said. Mr. Trump has been publicly frustrated with his top diplomat. "This is a hellish environment for a secretary of state", said one State Department official on condition of anonymity. Read More »

4.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Near Dover, Del. - Felt Along East Coast

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Speedway officials said there were no initial reports of damage on the track's grounds, but that a more comprehensive survey was planned once daylight returned Friday. Carberry, who is from the West Coast, said she told co-workers, "I'm pretty sure this is an natural disaster". Paul Caruso is a geophysicist with the USGS's natural disaster information center in Colorado. Read More »

Trump retweets series of anti-Muslim videos

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Fransen previous year was found guilty of religiously aggravated harassment of a Muslim woman. Several people soon condemned Trump for sharing the videos. "On Wednesday (Thursday NZT), the Dutch embassy in the U.S. responded via a tweet saying: "@realDonaldTrump Facts do matter. The videos included footage portraying Muslims committing violent acts. Read More »

Pence: Trump 'Actively Considering' Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

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General Assembly vote to recognize Israel on November 29, 1947. Jordan's King Abudallah II has apprised U.S. leaders of the inherent dangers in moving the American embassy from its current Tel Aviv location to Jerusalem, fearing that the move could prompt terrorist activity and further threaten prospects for peace. Read More »

Nitish Kumar bans 'Padmavati' in Bihar

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said Padmavati will not be screened in Bihar till filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali clears his stand on the objections raised by people. A formal decision on the second application is still pending with the board. Their clock has been stopped now, and they are just waiting and waiting. Read More »

Tampa Police Makes Arrest in Serial Killer Case

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After several hours of questioning, Donaldson was charged with four counts of murder. Police noted to Bay News 9 that all the victims killed in October were either at a bus stop or getting on or off a bus when they were killed. The manager noticed the gun-a.40 Smith and Wesson-and alerted a nearby police officer who eventually arrested Donaldson. A police report said the gun matched shell casings in three of the four homicides. Read More »

Australian Senate Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill In Historic Vote

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Two weeks after the announcement that 61.6% of those who participated in the unprecedented national postal survey voted in favour of same-sex marriage, the Senate passed the cross-party bill unamended. Senator Matt Canavan said he was "sceptical that we could trust the political process" to enshrine religious freedoms. Some of the amendments included; guaranteeing religious freedoms and allowing civil celebrants to decline performing same-sex marriages based on a "conscientious objection". Read More »

A Traditional Holiday Look for This White House

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Trump has vowed to put "Christmas" back at the centre of the holidays. The White House says 25,000 visitors are expected to take special Christmas tours of the building during the holidays. In the State Dining Room, a 160-kilogram gingerbread house offers a view of the White House from its South Lawn. Jennifer Pickens, an expert on White House traditions, predicted that this year's window wreaths will become a tradition for future first ladies. Read More »

Kopardi Rape Verdict: Death for three rapists

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The Additional Special Judge Suvarna Kevale announced the death sentence to Jitendra Babulal Shinde, Santosh Gorakh Bhawal, and Nitin Gopinath Bhailume as they were held guilty on multiple counts including rape, murder, and criminal conspiracy. Read More »

Ghost Ships Wash Up On Japan's West Coast

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A ship that washed up on Japanese shores carrying eight men. "They are using old boats manned by the military, by people who have no knowledge about fishing", Miyamoto said. About 30,000 North Koreans have defected since the devastating starvation in the mid-90s. At least four so-called "ghost ships" have washed up on Japanese shores this month, and some contain mysterious skeletons. Read More »