President Donald Trump is clearly angry and shaken - despite his occasional public insistence that he is neither - by the revelations surrounding his efforts over the summer to pressure the Ukrainian President to investigate Joe Biden. In those comments, Schiff says the call to Zelenskiy "reads like a classic organized crime shakedown" and parodies the president's remarks. The decision prompted a whistleblower to file a grievance with the Intelligence Group's inspector basic, who turned ...
Jordan praised Volker , calling him "impressive". His voice rising with anger, Trump lashed out at Reuters reporter Jeff Mason, who asked what he had wanted Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to do when Trump brought up the business ties to Ukraine of Hunter Biden , son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden .
The app allowed anyone using it to track both protesters and police movements around Hong Kong. Hundreds of students gathered outside in a show of support. The officer had feared for his life and made "a split-second" decision to fire a single shot at close range, the police commissioner said. "We can not work alone - clapping only with one hand - without appropriate measures and support from top level", Lam said.
Using the conciliatory tone and repeated references to "our European friends" that marked a distinct change from previous weeks in the House of Commons, the Prime Minister told lawmakers that the plans "represent a compromise", adding that "we have tried to bridge the chasm and go the extra mile as time runs short".
On Wednesday, he threatened to walk away from the talks if the European Union didn't agree with his plan to avoid the return of a hard border on the island of Ireland - what he described as "essentially a technical issue". The Benn Act orders the prime minister to request another extension to Article 50 if an EU-approved deal is not passed by Parliament by October 19th.
The transcript of Trump's call with President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and a subsequent whistleblower complaint about the call helped lead to House Democrats launching an impeachment inquiry into whether he wrongfully used the power of his office to pressure a foreign government to dig up dirt on a political rival.
Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott weighed into the controversy, saying he would have done the same as Morrison under the same situation. Mr Morrison indicated Australia was unlikely to provide Mr Downer's diplomatic cables about the matter to the investigators.
All four of the leaders are hoping to change the momentum of the 21-day-old campaign, with polls showing hardly any change in voters' preferences since it began on September 11. May said Scheer diving back into politics as Conservative leader goes against a long-standing tradition. At dissolution the Liberals held 40, the NDP 14, the Conservatives 11 and the Bloc Quebecois 10.
Pompeo said the call was in the context of USA policymaking in Ukraine , including "taking down the Russian Federation threat", rooting out corruption in government and boosting the economy. According to the report , Volker told the panels that he and several other officials from the State Department advised the Ukrainian government to avoid any appearance of involvement in US politics or it would be perceived as election interference.
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) walks to a secure facility in the Capitol in Washington to prepare for depositions in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on October 1, 2019. Republican National Committee chair Ronna McDaniel called the disclosure a "stunning indictment of this impeachment charade", suggesting that Schiff colluded with the whistleblower before the complaint was filed.
Hillary Clinton and daughter Chelsea were both asked what the gutsiest things they had ever done was as they gave a joint interview on Good Morning America to promote their new book. Chelsea was surprised by her mother's candidness on the morning show, telling hosts: "I think I'm so overwhelmed by my mother's answer that I'm a bit out of words".
Police said that Tsang has been arrested, despite being hospitalized, and that authorities would decide later whether to press charges. Police have said the charges against Tsang would be filed on Thursday afternoon. Still, China has doubled its forces in the Hong Kong garrison and continued a high-profile presence of an armed police force in nearby Shenzhen - signs that costly options have never been off Beijing's table.
During his UNGA speech, cricketer-turned-politician, Khan had said: "If a conventional war starts between the two countries, anything could happen". I grant you that's a pretty unique situation but India has experienced in its own northeast regions, tackling very hard challenges.
Sanders is conversing and in good spirits", Weaver said in a written statement . His campaign announced on Wednesday that Sanders would cancel all events for "the next few days", which shouldn't affect his appearance at the next Democratic debate set for October 15.
At the Istanbul vigil Wednesday , Cengiz, Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos and the paper's publisher, Frederick J. Ryan Jr., unveiled a memorial stone for Khashoggi along with a group of human rights advocates. Bin Salman, meanwhile, said in an interview this week he takes full responsibility for the killing but denied he ordered it. After finally acknowledging that Khashoggi had died in the building, Saudi officials then claimed he had died accidentally during a brawl.
Judge Tammy Kemp said the jury had imposed no fine. The pair embraced before Guyger was led from the courtroom. White tears nearly allowed Susan Smith to get away with killing her own kids after claiming that an African American man was the culprit.
Three top Democrats in the House of Representatives warned Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday that intimidating or preventing witnesses from speaking with Congress is illegal could be interpreted as evidence of obstruction of the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump .
Thursday's attack occurred at the police headquarters on the central Ile de Cite, across the street from Notre Dame Cathedral in the French capital about 1pm local time (12GMT), according to the official. "Another colleague is in a state of shock (.) and the person behind the attack has been shot by another colleague", Travers, local head of the Alliance union, said on BFM TV.
The report in question, from the New York Times , claimed that Schiff received an "early account by the future whistleblower " days before the person filed the complaint. The written complaint was filed to the inspector in August before being made public by the Intelligence Committee last week. Trump was referring to his controversial July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky , during which time he solicited Zelensky to investigate his potential 2020 rival, Joe Biden .
They said it was being released in a bid to bring transparency and clarity to a call at the heart of a consuming political scandal that has sparked a House impeachment investigation. Pompeo said the call was in the context of U.S. policymaking in Ukraine, including "taking down the Russian Federation threat", rooting out corruption in government and boosting the economy.
Meanwhile, Alsumaria broadcaster reported that in the southern Dhi Qar province, five people, including one law enforcement officer, had been killed and 50 others sustained injuries in the crackdown on protesters. Mohammed Kadhim, a 27-year-old resident of Baghdad, said the current government is full of "empty promises and lies". At least eight protesters were wounded in the Zafaraniya district of southeast Baghdad when police and the army opened fire and launched tear gas canisters to ...
A video posted on Facebook showed a protester with a wounded chest lying on the ground, asking to be taken to a hospital. Protesters have previously been hit with bean bags rounds and rubber bullets and officers have fired live rounds in the air, but this was the first time a demonstrator had been shot with a live round.
Trade volumes are likely to expand by a mere 1.2 percent - substantially lower than the 2.6 growth forecast in April. The US and China have been locked in an increasingly bitter trade war for well over a year, with each country repeatedly upping tariffs and talks aimed at finding a resolution so far unsuccessful.
Trump asked Zelensky on the phone to cooperate with his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and Attorney General William Barr to investigate a Ukrainian gas company that might be related to Biden, the former vice president of the United States, and his son, Hunter Biden, according to a rough transcript of the call released September 25 by the White House.
Judge Kemp also ruled jurors may consider manslaughter when sentencing Guyger. Guyger said that after a long shift at work and still in uniform, she walked up to Jean's apartment - which was on the fourth floor, directly above hers on the third - and found the door unlocked.
The missile was launched from near Wonsan, a city in Kangwon Province on North Korea's east coast and flew for a distance of 450 kilometers (280 miles) before landing in waters off Japan. President Donald Trump has downplayed the significance of those launches calling them very standard due to their limiting range saying "many people have those missiles".
Weaver said Sanders, 78, would be canceling appearances "until further notice". He read the statement that was later released and did not elaborate. Sanders tweeted on Wednesday afternoon that he was "feeling good". Afterward, he was rushed to the hospital and it was found that the Senator had needed stents inserted to address a blockage in an artery.
It showed that Trump asked Zelensky to probe Democratic rival Joe Biden, and the Democrats are looking into whether Trump used a delayed $400 million (365.8 million euros) aid package as leverage. Putin, in typical fashion, appeared to make a joke of the question. When questioned over concerns Russian Federation would interfere with the U.S 2020 elections Mr Putin told the listening crowd in a large whisper; 'I'll tell you a secret.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday again refused to agree with efforts by intelligence officials and lawmakers to keep the identity of the whistleblower whose complaint kicked off House Democrats' impeachment inquiry a secret. The barrage of reactions from GOP officials came as Trump faces mounting scrutiny from Democrats over a whistleblower complaint that accuses him of enlisting Ukraine's help in his 2020 re-election efforts.
Hearings for his son Cameron Collins and associate Stephen Zarsky are scheduled for later this week. The superseding indictment narrowed the charges against Collins, dropping some, but not all, of the securities fraud counts. Cameron Collins is accused of passing along the information to his fiancee's father, so he could also dump his stock. He already had significant primary opposition going into 2020; his 27th District is heavily Republican and is one where Trump (who carried it by 24 ...