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World Media Finance minister slams France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests as disaster for economy
Author: 0 Finance minister slams France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests as disaster for economy

Proposed reforms include minimum pension, several changes to the tax system, and a lower age for retirement. It is believed to have been filmed on June 9, and shows demonstrators at a rally for Tommy Robinson, an English far-right agitator who was recently prosecuted for broadcasting information that police claim could have led to the collapse of a trial of a group of men charged with sexually abusing minors.

World Media China slams Canada's 'inhumane' treatment of Huawei CFO
Author: 0 China slams Canada's 'inhumane' treatment of Huawei CFO

But with negotiations underway against a "hard deadline" of March 1 to settle the tariff dispute between the world's two biggest economies, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he did not expect the arrest to disrupt the talks. The case will continue on Monday. "He didn't know", Kudlow said. Meng has also noted "longstanding ties to Vancouver" in her bail application, including her stint as a permanent resident, numerous property holdings in the city, and the fact that her ...

Author: 0 Dem: Illegal payments 'impeachable offense' if Trump ordered

Cohen told the court in August that during the 2016 presidential campaign Trump directed him to make hush money payments to at least two women who say they've had affairs with him after he married his third wife, Melania. Mueller's office recommended that Cohen be able to serve his sentence for lying to Congress concurrently with the campaign finance sentence. 'But I would also counsel the special investigator to show his cards soon.

World Media Grace Millane: 'grave fears' held for United Kingdom backpacker missing in New Zealand
Author: 0 Grace Millane: 'grave fears' held for United Kingdom backpacker missing in New Zealand

Mr Millane said his daughter was on a yearlong trip overseas that began in Peru. Police released a blurry image of Millane taken from a surveillance camera in which she is wearing a black dress and white sneakers. "She's usually in daily contact with family on social media", he said. David Millane grappled with his emotions as he explained how concerned the family is for her welfare.

World Media Winter storm slams large part of U.S.
Author: 0 Winter storm slams large part of U.S.

The Charlotte airport is the second-largest hub for American Airlines. States of emergency were declared in Virginia , North Carolina and Oklahoma ahead of the storm . More than 99,000 were without power in SC, while a total of more than 55,000 outages were reported across Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. At least one person was killed in the storm when a tree fell on a auto in Matthews, North Carolina, Sunday afternoon.

World Media Kushner advised Saudi Prince to 'weather storm' in wake of Khashoggi murder
Author: 0 Kushner advised Saudi Prince to 'weather storm' in wake of Khashoggi murder

His body was then dismembered inside the consulate in Istanbul and the body parts were handed over to a local "collaborator" outside the grounds, the prosecutor said . A slide-show presentation obtained by Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar, a frequent critic of Saudi Arabia and supporter of Iran-backed Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah, detailed certain strategies for courting Kushner.

World Media New Zealand police: 22-year-old British tourist was murdered
Author: 0 New Zealand police: 22-year-old British tourist was murdered

A man is to be charged with the murder of British backpacker Grace Millane , police said . She was travelling the world after graduating from university in September . He added police identified a vehicle of interest and are making inquiries to find out where the vehicle has been. In a statement released on Saturday morning (New Zealand time), they said it had been "an extremely hard and emotional time for us all".

Author: 0 Pence man out as Trump's chief

Other potentials on Trump's shortlist include Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Republican Congressman Mark Meadows , a leader of the far-right House Freedom Caucus, according to the Post. Trump is to make a decision by the end of the year, said the person, who was not authorized to discuss the personnel issue by name. "I'm not sure he [Ayers] has the gravitas to do that".

World Media Man convicted of first-degree murder following 2017 Charlottesville riot death
Author: 0 Man convicted of first-degree murder following 2017 Charlottesville riot death

The 21-year-old with ties to the hate group Vanguard America is now facing up to life in prison . "I think about his mother and what she's having to go through". Lee statue turned violent. Fields' sentencing hearing is scheduled to begin Monday. His attorney, John Hill , argued that Fields panicked and drove his vehicle into the group after hours of brawls breaking out in the streets between protesters and counter-protesters.

World Media It’s Clear Trump is Target of Prosecutors And Will Be Indicted
Author: 0 It’s Clear Trump is Target of Prosecutors And Will Be Indicted

Court filings on Friday in cases that stemmed from a federal probe into Russian activities during the 2016 presidential election pointed to potential problem areas for Trump , including whether he instructed six-figure payments to two women during the campaign to keep quiet about affairs.

World Media Russia Rejects German Proposal To Mediate Ukraine Naval Stand-Off
Author: 0 Russia Rejects German Proposal To Mediate Ukraine Naval Stand-Off

The Pentagon said the Ukrainian military had requested the flight, which was on an OC-135 surveillance plane and had observers from the US, Canada, Germany, France, Britain, Romania and Ukraine aboard. "We are on the verge of a real continental war, the cause of which can be a military clash on any day in Russian Federation and Ukraine". Under the Geneva Convention relative to the treatment of prisoners of war signed on August 12, 1949, they can not be considered as prisoners of war, as ...

World Media FBI investigated four Americans on Russia collusion suspicions: Comey
Author: 0 FBI investigated four Americans on Russia collusion suspicions: Comey

Former FBI Director James Comey testified about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails behind closed doors on Friday before House of Representatives lawmakers and said he believed the session could have been public. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's foreign dealings, including to an associate the US says has ties to Russian intelligence, also has attracted law enforcement scrutiny.

World Media New head of Merkel party seeks to build bridges with rivals
Author: 0 New head of Merkel party seeks to build bridges with rivals

The 56-year-old CDU secretary general, often referred to as "AKK", received 517 votes while candidate Friedrich Merz won 482 in the second round of the election. One of the most recent examples of Merz wanting a change of course for the CDU has been his outspoken criticism of the United Nations migration pact, which was revealed to have been largely drafted by the Merkel government starting in 2016.

World Media No 10 denies reports that May could postpone Tuesday's Brexit vote
Author: 0 No 10 denies reports that May could postpone Tuesday's Brexit vote

His intervention comes as friends of the top Brexiteer tell The Times that he expects Mrs May to resign on Wednesday, the day of the "meaningful vote" in parliament. Amber Rudd says her preferred Plan B is a Norway style arrangement, which would see the United Kingdom stay in the single market. "The withdrawal agreement we have will deliver the stability that we want, that our businesses need, the investment that we want".

World Media White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to quit Trump administration
Author: 0 White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to quit Trump administration

Reports suggested that Kelly's resignation is due to a stalemate in his relationship with Trump. "I appreciate his service very much", Trump said, as he boarded Marine One on his way to the Army-Navy college football game in Philadelphia. Photos of Kelly holding his head or looking downward have made headlines over his tumultuous 17-month tenure. Kelly started holding increasingly fewer senior staff meetings - once daily occurrences that were whittled down to weekly gatherings - and exerted ...

World Media Winter Storm Diego set to wreak havoc across the southern US
Author: 0 Winter Storm Diego set to wreak havoc across the southern US

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 1 AM Sunday to 7 PM EST Monday . WHAT... Heavy snow possible. Areas under the winter weather advisory like Sussex, Surry, Southampton County and the city of Franklin could see 1-3 inches. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Friday for all 100 counties. More than 1,000 Sunday flights into and out of North Carolina's Charlotte Douglas International Airport have been canceled, according to flight tracking ...

World Media Grace Millane: Body found in backpacker murder probe
Author: 0 Grace Millane: Body found in backpacker murder probe

New Zealand police said they believe missing British backpacker Grace Millane is dead, and a man seen with her in Auckland the night she disappeared will be charged with her murder. Grace Millane, 22, who is missing in New Zealand. On Saturday the police said that she was murdered and that they were questioning a man about the case.

World Media James Comey trashes Republicans after leaving House hearing
Author: 0 James Comey trashes Republicans after leaving House hearing

But unlike all previous witnesses who interviewed with the joint panel of House Judiciary Committee and Oversight and Government Reform Committee members for their probe into potential bias at the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department in 2016, Comey will not be bound to silence by a confidentiality agreement after the meeting.

World Media North Carolina GOP Legislature Sends Voter ID Law To Democratic Governor
Author: 0 North Carolina GOP Legislature Sends Voter ID Law To Democratic Governor

Earlier this week the legislature passed a series of bills aimed at limiting the governor's power . The Republican-controlled Legislature approved the measures following overnight debate. "At no point did they say they wanted bills rushed through a hasty lame-duck session", said Patrick Schuh, state director for the liberal group America Votes.

World Media William H. Barr Is Reportedly Trump's Attorney General Front-Runner
Author: 0 William H. Barr Is Reportedly Trump's Attorney General Front-Runner

Late President George H.W. Bush ( right ) listens to Deputry Attorney General William Barr at a White House ceremony announcing Barr's nomination to succeed Attorney General Dick Thornburgh. I suspect that might be the case, and that Barr got chosen - at least in part - to avoid the issue. Barr also said James Comey's firing was "understandable" and that he "crossed a basic line" and "transgressed" in his role as Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

World Media Trump Announces Bill Barr As His Attorney General Pick
Author: 0 Trump Announces Bill Barr As His Attorney General Pick

Bush, is a well respected lawyer among Republicans, and following his time as AG served as general counsel and executive vice president of Verizon Communications. At least one other contender who has received serious consideration from the White House, according to the person, is Rep. John Ratcliffe, a Texas Republican.

World Media Saudi Arabia CRISIS: Turkey demands Khashoggi suspects' extradition as new warrants issued
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia CRISIS: Turkey demands Khashoggi suspects' extradition as new warrants issued

A group of Republican and Democratic senators met on Thursday morning to discuss how to move ahead, saying afterwards they were working to come up with a compromise that could eventually become law. "There's not a smoking gun, there's a smoking saw ", Graham told reporters after the briefing . Graham said he wanted to make two statements in all of the legislative flurry around Saudi Arabia, "That MBS is complicit (in the Khashoggi killing) and a wrecking ball and that we're going to do ...

World Media Carla Stefaniak: Man held in USA tourist's death in Costa Rica
Author: 0 Carla Stefaniak: Man held in USA tourist's death in Costa Rica

Police say they are still waiting for tests to come back to be 100 percent certain. Carlos Caicedo, Stefaniak's brother, said the owner of the Airbnb told him a security guard saw his sister get into a auto with her bags at 5 a.m. Police detained a security guard from the Airbnb where Stefaniak was staying after inconsistencies in his statements, Espinoza said. "We want the world to know that we will never forget Carla", the post on Finding Carla says .

World Media Wisconsin Republicans to Vote on Curbing Newly Elected Democrats' Power
Author: 0 Wisconsin Republicans to Vote on Curbing Newly Elected Democrats' Power

The attorney general will now need permission from the legislature to withdraw from lawsuits which will prevent the incoming attorney general from ending an ongoing suit by the state against the Affordable Care Act. Wisconsin Republicans are about to lose a governor who supports their policies to limit assistance to the poor, so they just locked them in before a newly elected Democrat takes office.

World Media Mission complete: George HW Bush's service dog in final act of service
Author: 0 Mission complete: George HW Bush's service dog in final act of service

The 41st U.S. president's body is scheduled to lie in state there from Monday to Wednesday. Mr Bush, who served as the 41st United States president between 1989 and 1993, died late on Friday at the age of 94. Bush attends a ceremony to unveil a new garden named in his wife's honor, Sept 29, 2011, in Kennebunkport, Maine. Trump directed the presidential plane - called Air Force One when the sitting President is aboard - to pick up Bush's casket and transport it to Washington .