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Trump's previously announced visit to Ireland in question

Trump's previously announced visit to Ireland in question

Varadkar reversed his longstanding opposition to a Trump visit after being elected prime minister previous year, warning government officials to respect the office of the US president amid protest threats by various political parties. Other protests were planned in Dublin and other Irish cities. The Government had begun preparations for the visit after it was announced by the White House two weeks ago.


FEMA chief says he would 'never intentionally run a program incorrectly'

FEMA chief says he would 'never intentionally run a program incorrectly'

The $10 million transfer came not from disaster accounts but from a pot of money at headquarters, covering employee training, travel, purchase card expenses and the like. "This is a scandal", Merkley said in an emailed statement to the Post . "The lack of fiscal discipline and cavalier management of funding for detention operations, evidenced by inaccurate budget formulation and uneven execution, seems to be the result of a perception that ERO is funded by an indefinite appropriation", ...


Putin, Xi Make Pancakes and Drink Vodka Together in Vladivostok

Putin, Xi Make Pancakes and Drink Vodka Together in Vladivostok

Meeting Abe on the sidelines of the forum in Vladivostok two days earlier, Putin had told the Japanese prime minister that "it would be naive to think that it can be resolved quickly". Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga called the move "extremely disappointing". Putin added, "It seems to me that this would facilitate the solution of all problems which we have not been able to solve during the past 70 years".


Manafort expected to plead guilty before new trial

Manafort expected to plead guilty before new trial

It is not clear whether any agreement with prosecutors would require Manafort to co-operate with special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into possible co-ordination between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. It's unclear how the possible deal might affect Manafort's pursuit of a pardon from President Donald Trump . A second case was opened in Virginia earlier this year on related charges that ended with a jury finding Manafort guilty on eight counts out of an 18-count ...


Parole of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, son-in-law extended by 3 days

Parole of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, son-in-law extended by 3 days

Her two sons - Hussain Nawaz and Hassan Nawaz - and Samdhi Ishaq Dar will stay in London. Kulsoom Nawaz breathed her last at a hospital on September 11 in London after a prolonged illness. Sharif is unable to meet visitors arriving at Jati Umra to extend condolences as his health deteriorated on Wednesday, family sources said. The government on Thursday night extended their parole till September 17, Geo reported.