Collins said in a statement on Wednesday. The probe made a similar finding about a 2013 meeting Collins attended at the National Institutes of Health, where he asked staff to meet with the Australian company about clinical trial designs. According to the complaint, he passed inside information regarding the results of a negative test trial for a drug the company was producing to treat multiple sclerosis on to his son, who relayed the information on to his fiancé's father.
Washington already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese products on July 6 . The US and China have been trying to restart high-level talks that broke off after Trump followed through on his tariff threats. There is a mandatory 60-day comment period for industries to ask for exemptions from the tariffs. Of more direct effect in the Sino-U.S. trade war, China's surplus with the United States shrank only marginally to $28.09 billion last month from a record $28.97 billion ...
Mr. Balderson and other Republicans claimed victory late Tuesday night, though no news organizations called the race and there remained an unknown number of provisional ballots still to be counted. Trump won the district by 11 points in 2016. So, as Republicans like Ohio Gov. John Kasich - a vocal critic of Trump - pointed out prior to Election Day, the sheer fact that the race is so close should strike fear in the hearts of GOP operatives.
He was wearing only a diaper and was in shallow water near the Manhattan shoreline. Police are investigating the death of a baby boy who was found floating in the Manhattan side of the East River on Sunday afternoon. Police said the baby's body showed no signs of trauma. A baby boy was found unresponsive in the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday, prompting New York City officials to launch an investigation into the child's death.
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said that Indonesia has handed over a yacht allegedly bought with money stolen from the multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. Thomas said that as a result of the Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties (MLAs) between Indonesia, the United States and Malaysia , which were activated recently, sensitive and delicate negotiations were conducted at the highest levels of different agencies in the three countries to accomplish the feat.
It was gathered that the sack was announced while Daura was meeting with the Acting President. It is the first such incident since Nigeria became a democracy in 1999 and coincides with increased tension between the National Assembly and the executive ahead of an election in February 2019 when President Muhammadu Buhari will seek a second term.
Gates's appearance in court marked a dramatic moment in the probe: the first visible case of a witness flipping, or turning on friends or colleagues in a case. "We didn't report the income or the fact that the accounts existed". He said Manafort asked for tickets to Trump's inauguration so he could give them to a banker involved in approving a loan at the centre of his financial fraud trial.
They haven't merged yet, but they are close enough to each other that officials from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection are counting them as one huge wildfire. Farther north, the Carr Fire is surrounded by multiple bodies of water from different directions: Shasta Lake to the east, Trinity Lake to the west and the Sacramento River snaking across the nearby city of Redding, to name a few.
The displaced Canadian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, who was given 24 hours to leave the country, has a lengthy diplomatic career. The first source said Canada shared the view of foreign policy experts who believe the Saudi reaction reflected internal strains inside the kingdom, where 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is trying to push through domestic reforms.
Huiyue Zheng , 32, was charged with assault and weapon possession. Christina Thomas , the 35-year-old customer, was charged with misdemeanor assault and also released on her own recognizance, the Post reports. Witnesses claim a group of women reportedly comprised of four women paid for manicures and pedicures, but a botched eyebrow job on woman lead to an argument.
The EU has taken the unprecedented step in a bid to salvage the nuclear deal struck with Iran in 2015. Trump said he was open to reaching a more comprehensive deal with Iran "that addresses the full range of the regime´s malign activities, including its ballistic missile program and its support for terrorism".
It was the latest in a series of protests along Gaza's perimeter fence with Israel, aimed in part at trying to break an 11-year-old border blockade. With borders to both Egypt and Israel largely sealed in recent years, Gaza suffers from desperately high rates of poverty and unemployment.
From NFL players taking a knee on the field in protest of racial injustice to President Trump insulting LeBron James on Twitter , athletes have become increasingly entwined in politics over the past few years. James said he believes sports should be used to unify. The comments drew considerable backlash, and James addressed them over NBA All-Star weekend.
The National Accountability Bureau summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan and the country's probable prime minister-in-waiting on August 7 in a case pertaining to misuse of provincial government helicopters. They added that Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) will be given a federal ministry for their support in the centre, whereas the PTI will support BAP in getting its chief minister elected in Balochistan.
The oil field is operated by Russian national oil company Rosneft through its subsidiary Vankorneft. The investigators are checking the flight documentation, taking fuel samples and interrogating maintenance personnel, employees of the airline and witnesses of the crash, the committee said.
California has not been suffering record temperatures, but the minimum overnight temperatures for the month of July at 64.9 degrees were a record since the weather service began collecting accurate data in 1950 and about 5 degrees warmer than the average over 68 years, according to Wildfire Today .
He went on to distance himself from Trump Jr. and the meeting: "I did not know about it!" On Sunday, US media including the Washington Post , CNN and AP reported that Mr Trump was anxious Donald Trump Jr could be in legal trouble because of the 9 June 2016 meeting with Ms Veselnitskaya.
Union County Deputies are investigating after they say a teen robbed a 9-year-old boy selling lemonade around 3:00 p.m. Saturday. According to WSOC, an ABC affiliate of WHSV, the boy was saving money in order to buy a lawnmower. Authorities found a black BB handgun and a black camouflage hat near the scene. The police have been unable to locate the suspect so far. Union County police spokesman Tony Underwood told reporters the thief stole the boy's metal money tin with less than $20 in it.
In a ruling Friday, Aug. 3, U.S. District Judge John D. Bates gave the government until Aug. 23 to determine if it will appeal the decision, which would require the government to accept new DACA applications and issue renewals. Bates said the Trump administration has yet to justify its proposal to end DACA. The judge also said in his opinion that he has agreed to delay his ruling to give the Trump administration 20 days "to determine whether it intends to appeal the Court's decision ...
At one point, 40 people were shot in the span of seven hours, according to a tally compiled by the Chicago Tribune , with bystanders as well as alleged gang members among the casualties. Eight shooting incidents that morning had three or more victims. "At no time did Stroger go on bypass or "lockdown" its trauma unit", the spokeswoman said.
Rick Gates testified today that he committed crimes while working with Paul Manafort. In questioning Ms Laporta on Monday, a prosecutor asked the accountant about a $10 million loan purportedly received by Mr Manafort from Russian businessman Oleg Deripaska in 2006.
All five victims were passengers on the airplane. They said no one on the ground was injured. Three of the victims were co-workers at Pacific Union International, a San Francisco Bay Area real estate firm, and the two others were their family members, the company said.
Sekulow also on "This Week" supported the president's claim that there was nothing legally questionable about Trump Jr. having the June 2016 meeting with the Russians. According to the Washington Post , a White House advisor, speaking on the condition of anonymity, has stated that President Trump has told friends and fellow advisors that he is fearful that his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr ., may have put himself in legal jeopardy.
This is why the European Union's updated Blocking Statute enters into force on 7 August to protect EU companies doing legitimate business with Iran from the impact of U.S. Protests broke out on Sunday for a sixth night in Iranian cities, including Kazeroon in the south, according to social media. Trump administration officials also argued that because the U.S.
Jonah Green has more . Laporta said the move likely saved Manafort $400,000 to $500,000 in taxes. Manafort is on trial for alleged bank fraud and tax evasion, charges that could put him in prison for the rest of his life. The jury heard testimony from the chief operating officer of an audio and visual equipment company that did lucrative business with Manafort. Laporta said she believed Paranova to be a client of Manafort's worldwide consulting firm but otherwise received no information ...