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Bill Barr penned memo critical of Mueller probe, acting AG won't recuse

Bill Barr penned memo critical of Mueller probe, acting AG won't recuse

Whitaker decided not to take the advice. But that wasn't the full picture. It showed that although Whitaker was not required to step aside from the investigation , the issue wasn't so clear cut. But Whitaker was given a heads up that President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen would plead guilty to lying to Congress about the proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow before it was publicly announced. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lockerbie bombing victims remembered on 30th anniversary - 12/21/2018 5:27:59 AM

Lockerbie bombing victims remembered on 30th anniversary - 12/21/2018 5:27:59 AM

She was followed by Scotland's Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC and Scottish Secretary David Mundell. Rev Susan Brown, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, spoke at the service after wreaths were laid. The plane was blown up in midair by the detonation of an explosive hidden in a suitcase in the cargo hold. Authorities suspected the attack was in retaliation for either the 1986 United States air strikes against Libya, in which leader Muammar al-Qaddafi's young daughter ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Charlie Hebdo attack suspect arrested

Charlie Hebdo attack suspect arrested

The Paris prosecutor's office confirmed the arrest on Friday after French media reported that French citizen Peter Cherif, also known as Abu Hamza, had been arrested in Djibouti. The next day a policewoman was killed just outside Paris, while another gunman took hostages at a Jewish supermarket, four of whom were killed. Two were killed, one as a suicide bomber, another in a bomb explosion. Consulte Mais Informação

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At least 20 people dead in Indonesia after volcano eruption triggers tsunami

At least 20 people dead in Indonesia after volcano eruption triggers tsunami

The tsunami hit beaches in the Sunda Strait, which is between the islands of Java and Sumatra, on Saturday night. The agency said the tsunami might have been caused by undersea landslides triggered by the eruption of Krakatoa volcano. In September, more than 2000 people died when a powerful natural disaster struck just off the central island of Sulawesi, setting off a tsunami that engulfed the coastal city of Palu. Consulte Mais Informação

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Iran's Revolutionary Guard launches drill near Strait of Hormuz

Iran's Revolutionary Guard launches drill near Strait of Hormuz

State TV said the annual war game dubbed "The Great Prophet" would see guard forces use combat helicopters and drones around Qeshm Island at the mouth of the strait. Iranian sailors on the accompanying ships could be seen photographing and videotaping the USA ships. Despite being so narrow and within the territorial waters of those two nations, the strait is viewed as an worldwide transit route. Consulte Mais Informação

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Canada mounting global effort to free Canadians detained in China

Canada mounting global effort to free Canadians detained in China

Freeland's remarks came a day after the Canadian government issued a written statement saying it was "deeply concerned by the arbitrary detention by Chinese authorities" of Kovrig and Spavor, and formally demanded their release. Observers say Canada is increasingly looking like collateral damage in a simmering US-China trade war, with Beijing at the same time working to ease trade tensions with Washington . Consulte Mais Informação

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Respite in Paris as yellow vest movement abates

Respite in Paris as yellow vest movement abates

In a stark contrast to the chaos of previous weekends, tourists strolled down the avenue near the Arc de Triomphe and perhaps the grandest of Parisian boulevards remained open for traffic. Further demonstrations were planned around the country - though the movement seems to be losing impetus in the run-up to Christmas. Media captionYellow vests: Is the symbol spreading across Europe? Mr Macron had said higher taxes on fossil fuels were needed to fund renewable energy investments. Consulte Mais Informação

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DR Congo elections postponed

DR Congo elections postponed

The election to choose a successor to President Joseph Kabila, who will step down after 18 years in office, was set for Sunday, but will now be held on december 30. Mr. Kabila, who has often been accused of corruption in investigations by worldwide media and independent research groups, is not a candidate in this election. Consulte Mais Informação

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MIGRANTS IN THE THAMES: Hijacking Ended as Special Forces Storm Ship

MIGRANTS IN THE THAMES: Hijacking Ended as Special Forces Storm Ship

After almost 12 hours the standoff between the 27 crew members and the men ended when the stationary Grande Tema was boarded by police at about 11pm and brought to the port of Tilbury to dock. "This incident is now ongoing and we are working closely with our partners to resolve this as quickly as possible". "That request was probably because they wanted to jump and reach the British coast". Consulte Mais Informação

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Shots fired in downtown Vienna: one dead and another injured

Shots fired in downtown Vienna: one dead and another injured

A witness who was interviewed on OE24 television, who called himself a Lithuanian journalist but didn't give his name, said he heard about 10 pistol shots and saw two people lying on the ground in a passage between two streets. The police added that search was underway in the entire city. "There is no danger to bystanders at this time", it added. Local media reported that several streets had been cordoned off and that police in bulletproof vests and helmets had been deployed. Consulte Mais Informação

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Former college student allegedly poisoned roommate after racist incident

Former college student allegedly poisoned roommate after racist incident

Yukai Yang , 22, allegedly laced Juwan Royal's food and drinks with thallium , a colorless, odorless and tasteless soft metal that was previously used as an ingredient in rat p‌oi‌s‌on. He was taken to the hospital for treatment. Police were called in a week later after graffiti saying "n***** get out of here" was found scrawled on Royal's bed, according to media reports. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pope Francis tells clerics who abuse minors to hand themselves in

Pope Francis tells clerics who abuse minors to hand themselves in

Later in the year, the crisis in the US reached a fever pitch after a Pennsylvania grand jury published a devastating report into sexual abuse in the state that identified 301 predator priests and more than 1,000 victims. "This is no easy task, since the guilty are capable of skillfully covering their tracks", he said, adding that abusers also choose their victims carefully, finding those who will stay silent and live in "fear of shame and the terror of rejection". Consulte Mais Informação

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United States govt shutdown looms

United States govt shutdown looms

He wrote , "If the Dems vote no, there will be a shutdown that will last for a very long time". "The House is at five (billion dollars for border security), the Democrats are at zero", he said . Mr Schumer told Mr Pence, Mr Mulvaney and Mr Kushner other offers to keep the Government running with existing levels of border security funds remained on the table. Consulte Mais Informação

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