The payment, the report writes, was meant to be part of a $1 million payout to the Russian seller who claimed access to a wide-ranging collection of secrets including information on the stolen cyberweapons and material on Trump, which he said included a 2013 video of Trump with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel room.
Photos and videos published by social media showed the gold-coloured bus lying on its side with its roof torn off, while emergency workers treated injured passengers nearby. According to the South China Morning Post , fifteen men and three women were confirmed dead at the scene, while 61 injured passengers were rushed to 12 public hospitals across the city.
He will become just the second Tongan to compete in the Winter Olympics , following in the footsteps of for luge competitor Bruno Banani. Taufatofua shot to fame in 2016 when he entered the Maracanã Stadium for the Parade of Nations. After Rio, he rejected various offers of modelling gigs and film roles, choosing instead to ponder his next big challenge. Could I do a new sport, the hardest I could think of, in a year? It's an unusual achievement, since there is no snow in Tonga .
Trump then highlighted Porter's denial of his two ex-wives' allegations that he struck them while married. Vice President Mike Pence said he was "appalled" when he first learned about the domestic abuse allegations against now-former White House staff secretary Rob Porter , and is "going to look into the matter" of what the White House and chief of staff John Kelly knew.
Rescuers are combing the rubble of collapsed buildings, in a search for about 67 people missing after a strong natural disaster killed at least seven near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien. They added added that they are looking to revise its building act which they hoped would help limit damage in future occurrence. "That fear is still there", she said.
Maybe next time if there's a 4-4 vote just have both athletes do it? Hamlin, who is white, won a coin toss, which was the predetermined method of picking a victor if all else failed in the athlete-led process. Trouble is, Davis isn't likely to get another chance at carrying the flag. And as for the coin toss being "dishonorable", the U.S. Olympic Committee confirmed that everyone involved in the process was aware that, in the event of a tie, a coin toss would be the tiebreaker.
Those conservatives were mainly angry about non-military spending increases. The US government on Thursday was assured of careening into its second shutdown in three weeks beginning at midnight after the Senate adjourned when a conservative lawmaker blocked a vote on a far-reaching budget deal.
The proposal would lift caps on federal spending that were mandated under a 2011 law, boosting military and non-military funding by some $300 billion in total, aides said . Ryan could potentially have to rely on half of the House Democrats voting for the plan in order for it to pass. Florida Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo, also a member of the Problem Solvers, told CNN he'd be "uncomfortable" supporting the budget deal without that commitment - and that willingness to work on the issue ...
The officer who died was 37, and was shot in the neck, the station adds. Brandon McCall, 26, has been charged with capital murder of a peace officer. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott offered his condolences on Twitter. The hearts and soul of Texas mourn with you. Your loss is a loss to all law enforcement and everyone in our great state.
In December, the majority of Bermudan legislators voted in favor of the bill, which effectively swaps same-sex marriage for domestic partnership . Walton Brown, the minister of home affairs, said the legislation would offer balance on the socially conservative island while complying with European court rulings that ensure recognition and protection for same-sex couples.
The next wave of snowfall is still expected on Saturday with amounts ranging between 1 to 3 inches. "Accumulations are forecast to range from 6 inches or more across much of New England, to as much as a foot in the Adirondacks", the NWS said.
Manigault said her brief run in politics should help her navigate the " Celebrity Big Brother " house, USA Today reported . Manigault Newman lamented that she tried to reason with President Donald Trump , but the people "around him" started to attack her.
Kim Kwang-jin, a research fellow at South Korea's Institute for National Security Strategy (INSS), told RFA's Korean Service that Pence has sought to show that the USA doubts North Korea's intentions in using the Winter Olympics as a diplomatic channel to end its isolation.
The pair both previously worked for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of alleged collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia; Strzok was also part of the Clinton investigation. "The time line Sen. ohnson put out makes no sense", CNN correspondent Evan Peretz said on " OutFront " on Wednesday night, adding: "It appears this is yet another one of these text messages that is being misinterpreted".
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They suggest that in England, the North East and West Midlands would see the biggest slowdown in growth. The losses are predicted to come over 15 years. Northern Ireland would suffer an 8 per cent dip in growth after a free trade deal, a 12 per cent dip in the event of "no deal", and a 2.5 per cent fall in the single market.
Commission of Inquiry on Syria, said the commission had "alarmingly" received several reports that chlorine had been used in attacks on the towns of Saraqeb, in the northwestern Idlib Province, and Douma in Eastern Ghouta near Damascus. At least 47 people have been killed in Eastern Ghouta near the Syrian capital following heavy aerial bombardment by Syrian and Russian forces, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
MEMA has also shared that same note on their social media platforms. The message was sent to users throughout the East Coast, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. "We will update you when we find out more". Eyebrows were raised around 8:30 a.m., February 6, when a text message from the National Weather Service stated there was a tsunami warning for Rehoboth Beach.
Assange's lawyer Mark Summers had previously told the court the bail arrest warrant had "lost its goal and its function" when Sweden withdrew the European Arrest Warrant (EAW). 6, 2018, a British judge denied Assange's bid to force Britain to drop a warrant for his arrest. There are no formal charges in against Assange in the USA, though news reports a year ago suggested the Justice Department was looking into it.