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Berks lawmakers react to appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel

Berks lawmakers react to appointment of Robert Mueller as special counsel

On Wednesday, a high-powered special counsel was appointed to investigate events around the 2016 election - a move that left the Republican billionaire seething, and sent world stock markets tumbling. The critics of President Trump and the Democrats have always been howling for a special independent prosecutor and that call was answered by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein with the appointment of Mr.


U.S. takes action against Iranian, Chinese firms and individuals over missile programme

U.S. takes action against Iranian, Chinese firms and individuals over missile programme

President Hassan Rouhani, who is running for a second term, told thousands of his reportedly enthusiastic followers on Wednesday: "On Friday people will go to polling stations to choose between deceitfulness and righteousness". China has complained repeatedly to the United States about unilateral sanctions against Chinese individuals and companies linked to either Iran or North Korea's nuclear or missile programmes.


North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South Korea

North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South Korea

Last week North Korea launched what analysts called the country's most successful ballistic missile test yet. On Monday, the UN Security Council demanded that Pyongyang conduct no such tests again, stating it was crucial that North Korea "immediately show honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action".


California Democratic chair race angers 'Berniecrats'

California Democratic chair race angers 'Berniecrats'

Democrat leaders at the convention used their time to deride President Donald Trump and beat the familiar drum of tying him to Russian Federation, the Associated Press reported. It highlighted strong disagreements between longtime party activists and a new breed of progressives eager to more aggressively promote liberal priorities and reject money from corporate and establishment interests.



UK Conservatives lose ground after manifesto launches

Corbyn's party also says it will guarantee winter fuel subsidies for all pensioners, and will not raise the state pension age beyond 66. The Conservatives have launched a renewed onslaught on Jeremy Corbyn amid signs that Labour is gaining ground in the opinion polls.



Donald Trump holds talks with Gulf leaders

On his trip to Riyadh , Trump was accompanied by Miller, as well as McMaster and his deputy, Dina Powell, who have played starring roles on the Saudi piece of the trip. When in public, women in Saudi Arabia are expected to cover from head to toe. Her husband had criticized former first lady Michelle Obama for not wearing a headscarf during a 2015 visit to the kingdom.