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by | January 16, 2019 | 22:29

One police officer at the scene said: "People are dying". "We have no idea what is happening". Ambulances, security forces and firefighters converged along with a bomb disposal unit, and vehicles were cordoned off for fear they contained explosives.

by | January 16, 2019 | 22:28

The mortars landed in an open lot and no injuries were reported , but Trump's national security team conducted a series of meetings to discuss a forceful American response. Still, Pentagon and State Department officials were said to have been shocked by the nature of the request. The US blamed Iran-aligned militants for the incident, although there were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attack.

by | January 16, 2019 | 22:14

The death toll in an attack on US and coalition troops in the northern Syrian town of Manbij is rising, with the bombing raising questions about what happens once USA forces pull out for good. The attack comes less than a month after US President Donald Trump claimed that the Islamic State militant group that launched the attack had been defeated and US troops would be withdrawing from Syria.

by | January 16, 2019 | 21:58

It is alleged that the military and police used blackout to launch a brutal crackdown targeting Zimbabweans who took part in m protests over fuel price hikes . Security Minister Owen Ncube in turn blamed the MDC for organising the three-day strike against the fuel-price increases and the chaos that ensued. "The prevailing security situation in the country is a culmination of a well orchestrated series of events by the MDC Alliance working in cahoots with NGOs, civic society, youth ...

by | January 15, 2019 | 07:30

A former Canadian ambassador to China, Guy Saint-Jacques, said he believes the Chinese likely interrogated Kovrig about his time as a diplomat in China, and that would break the Vienna convention on diplomatic relations. The court in northeastern Liaoning province announced that it had given Robert Lloyd Schellenberg the death penalty after rejecting his plea of innocence and convicting him of being an accessory to drug smuggling.

by | January 15, 2019 | 06:16

Trump also described former Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice officials as "scoundrels" and "dirty cops". Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that whether Trump ever worked on behalf of Moscow is " the defining question " of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence's investigation.

by | January 15, 2019 | 05:41

Rep. Steve King , R-Iowa, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, is under fire again for making controversial remarks. King also released a statement on Monday night that claimed he only meant to defend "Western civilization" - not white supremacy.

by | January 14, 2019 | 08:12

With no negotiations expected during the weekend, the shutdown will enter its fourth week next week. But he said House Democrats would aggressively probe the Trump White House. "[House Speaker Nancy] Pelosi and [Senate Minority Leader Charles] Schumer are not willing to negotiate at all". Since that meeting both sides have blamed each other.

by | January 14, 2019 | 06:27

He said that he fired Comey because he was "a awful liar, and he did a bad job as the FBI director" and called the former director's handling of the Clinton email probe "one of the biggest screw-ups that anybody's ever seen as an investigation".

by | January 14, 2019 | 06:31

It is unclear exactly what Jayme experienced - including whether she was coerced with threats or physically abused - so people must be careful how they interact with her, said Duane Bowers, a trauma therapist who works with families of missing and exploited children and adults.

by | January 14, 2019 | 06:18

Louis, where most flights were canceled or delayed. St. Louis residents are digging out from a major snowstorm that buried the region with almost a foot of snow over the weekend. Washington, where many federal government offices are closed due to the USA government shutdown, is expected to receive 15 cm to 20 cm of snow from this storm, according to the National Weather Service.

by | January 14, 2019 | 06:15

Chinese tech giant Huawei said Saturday it has fired an employee who was arrested in Poland on spying charges . Huawei , the world's biggest producer of telecommunications equipment, faces intense scrutiny in the West over its relationship with China's government and US-led allegations that its devices could be used by Beijing for spying.

by | January 14, 2019 | 04:59

A Trump Administration official says the military has started withdrawing ground equipment from the region in recent days. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , a United Kingdom based war monitor, reported earlier that the US-led coalition in Syria had started scaling down its presence at Rmeilan airfield in the Hasakeh province of northeastern Syria .

by | January 12, 2019 | 11:13

But others, like Spain, Portugal and Hungary, have been more welcoming of Chinese involvement. Huawei has repeatedly said it's unaware of any wrongdoing by Meng. A Huawei spokesperson told WSJ that the company is aware of the situation and is looking into it, adding that it requires employees to complies with the country's laws and regulations.

by | January 12, 2019 | 11:14

Online protest is a tactic long championed by women in Saudi Arabia . The human rights group Amnesty International said yesterday it welcomed the decision by UNHCR to grant refugee status to the teenage Saudi runaway. She later told reporters that Australia is assessing Alqunun's request for resettlement but there was no specific timeframe. He was traveling to the Southeast Asian country for his honeymoon when he was stopped.

by | January 12, 2019 | 11:10

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) tapped into the nerd fanbase motherlode Friday when she quoted Watchmen author Alan Moore . Ocasio-Cortez also advocates for an ambitious "Green New Deal" that calls for a transition to a 100 percent renewable energy system and the complete replacement of America's power grid as a means of generating jobs and saving the natural environment.

by | January 12, 2019 | 10:37

Ginsburg is still recuperating from surgery to remove two cancerous nodules from her lungs. Justice Ginsburg is now a three-time cancer survivor, and according to the American Lung Association , most patients are back to their usual lifestyles within a month after a lobectomy.

by | January 12, 2019 | 08:54

The movie Bird Box has become a social media sensation since its, with viewers sharing hilarious memes about being blindfolded to avoid certain situations. He said police had recommended the driver face a charge of reckless driving. Last week Netflix warned fans not to attempt the challenge . It's also - and I can't believe we're at the point where this actually has to be said - an incredibly risky stunt to pull off the in real world.

by | January 11, 2019 | 12:00

Peter Kasinskas tells the Minneapolis Star Tribune that Jayme was quiet and showed little emotion. I figured if they hadn't found her by now that the person that did this didn't want her dead, so I had hope. The Barron County Sheriff's Department said Jayme Closs has been located and is alive. There are no more details available at this time as the investigation is still active.

by | January 11, 2019 | 11:09

The filing says Mueller has accused Manafort of lying to investigators about sharing the data with Konstantin Kilimnik, a business associate who was indicted a year ago on charges that he tampered with potential witnesses. Manafort, 69, agreed to cooperate with Mueller when he admitted to two conspiracy counts in Washington on September 14, a month after jurors convicted him in Virginia of tax and bank fraud.

by | January 11, 2019 | 06:15

As North Korean leader Kim Jong Un head back to Pyongyang after a fourth meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, his South Korean counterpart, President Moon Jae-in looked forward to an imminent second summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump.

by | January 10, 2019 | 10:43

Rosenstein had been overseeing the day-to-day operations of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and contacts with the Trump campaign. He has long overseen the investigation and has frequently drawn Trump's ire. Barr submitted a memo to the Justice Department past year that argued the law doesn't support an inquiry into whether Trump may have obstructed justice if he tried to frustrate the Russian Federation investigation.

by | January 09, 2019 | 11:34

The bill seeks to give citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Buddhists, Christians and Parsis from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, who came to India before December 31, 2014. "It is the BJP which is responsible for AGP's quitting the alliance and they (BJP) should step down immediately", said the former chief Minister. The Union Cabinet on Monday cleared the redrafted Citizenship Amendment Bill , which seeks to provide Indian citizenship to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and ...

by | January 09, 2019 | 11:30

A Saudi teen held at Bangkok airport said she would be killed if she was repatriated by Thai immigration officials, who confirmed that the 18-year-old was denied entry to the country yesterday. On Monday, immigration chief Surachate Hakparn said that Thailand will not send her back immediately. "We will talk to her and do whatever she requests".

by | January 09, 2019 | 11:11

The Australian Federal Police ( AFP ) are investigating after suspicious packages were delivered to worldwide consulates and embassies across Melbourne and Canberra . Emergency services attended consulates across Melbourne's central busy district and the inner city. Two firetrucks, a hazardous materials vehicle and police cars were seen at India's consulate in Melbourne, where staff members had been evacuated, some wearing protective masks.

by | January 09, 2019 | 11:09

Australia's Department of Home Affairs hinted at the possibility of granting Alqunun refugee status, saying it was "pleased" the UN High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR ) was assessing her claim. Before the referral, Health Minister Greg Hunt said Australia would consider giving Alqunun a humanitarian visa if the UNHCR process found her to be a refugee.

by | January 09, 2019 | 09:26

Rumors of another visit came late Monday night as a North Korean train passed into the Chinese city of Dandong under heavy security. The North's Korean Central News Agency said Kim departed Monday afternoon with his wife, Ri Sol Ju, and other top officials.

by | January 08, 2019 | 03:11

Houlton @SpoxDHS on the #FakeNews being put out by @ CNN , a proud member of the Opposition Party". The American Federation of Government Employees is suing to force the federal government to pay them during the shutdown. People working at the airport tell 7 Action News off camera they have not seen or heard of any call offs from TSA because of the government shutdown at Detroit Metro Airport.

by | January 08, 2019 | 00:34

Under a unique system maintained since Malaysia's independence from Britain in 1957, nine hereditary state rulers take turns as the country's king for five-year terms. During that period, photos that were said to be of the couple's wedding began making rounds online, with reports naming Sultan Muhammad's love interest as 25-year-old Oksana Voevodina, the victor of the Miss Moscow 2015 title.

by | January 08, 2019 | 00:19

China's major state-owned grain stockpiler also said it had resumed buying U.S. soybeans, and Beijing announced it would suspend extra tariffs on US-made cars and auto parts starting 1 January. "There are a heck of a lot of USA companies that have a lot of sales in China that are basically going to be watching their earnings be downgraded.

by | January 07, 2019 | 07:11

Eric Black Jr ., the man accused of killing 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes appeared in Probable Cause Court this morning. Jazmine's dad Chris Sevilla said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press that he was feeling "a bit of relief" following the arrest.

by | January 07, 2019 | 06:48

Warren added, "What I can do is I can be in this fight for all of our families". She must also move past a widely panned October release of a DNA test meant to bolster her claim to Native American heritage. "She's not afraid to stand toe to toe with Trump", he said. Outside Warren's debut event on Friday night, Natalie Wertz, 29, who was waiting for the candidate with a friend - both of them having purchased pink T-shirts emblazoned with Warren's de facto slogan, " Nevertheless, she ...

by | January 07, 2019 | 05:20

Trump, who did not attend the discussions, spent the morning tweeting about border security. "This shutdown could end tomorrow or it also could go on for a long time", Trump said Sunday. Hours after Tlaib was sworn in as part of the history-making class of freshmen that helped flip the House to Democratic control, she ran afoul of the widespread sense among her colleagues that they should focus for now on health care and other policies rather than impeachment - at least until special ...

by | January 05, 2019 | 08:06

Whelan, 48, could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted of spying. He is director of global security at BorgWarner, a US auto parts maker based in MI. Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs on Friday confirmed that Whelan also holds Irish citizenship and said it also is requesting consular access to him in Moscow.

by | January 03, 2019 | 05:18

Xi was speaking on the anniversary of the " Message to Compatriots in Taiwan " on January 1, 1979, when China declared an end to what had been routine artillery bombardment of Taiwan-controlled offshore islands and offered to open up communication between the two sides.

by | January 03, 2019 | 03:58

Graham said Trump reassured him of the USA commitment to defeat Islamic State . That is significant in itself: clear affirmation of what Graham had said. "I'm going to ask the president to do something that President Obama would never do: reconsider", he said. Graham said later on Twitter that Trump would make sure that any withdrawal from Syria "will be done in a fashion to ensure: 1) ISIS is permanently destroyed 2) Iran doesn't fill in the back end".

by | January 03, 2019 | 03:53

Led by presumptive House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , they have scheduled votes on their first day in the majority on legislation that would end the shutdown without providing the wall funding Trump wants. Trump specifically attacked the Democratic talking point that a wall is " immoral ". Or, he can block the bill from going to a vote at all, and share the blame with Trump for the shutdown as, in the other chamber of the Capitol, Pelosi and House Democrats cast themselves as the sole adults who ...

by | January 03, 2019 | 00:09

Video showed the women, Kanaka Durga and Bindu, who has only one name, wearing black tunics with their heads bowed as they rushed into the temple. Young women who have done online booking should also be allowed to go to the shrine and pray there, she said.

by | January 01, 2019 | 15:20

He added: "While we have obligations to genuine asylum seekers... we will not stand by and allow reckless criminals to take advantage of some of the most vulnerable people in our global society". As the number of migrants attempting the risky crossing continues to grow, there is now mounting concern that it's "only a matter of time before people lose their lives", the Home Office said.

by | January 01, 2019 | 14:41

On Sunday, the workplace of South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said Kim had sent a letter to his partner in Seoul saying he needs to hold more between Korean summits one year from now to accomplish denuclearisation of the promontory. Through three summits between Moon and Kim this year, the Koreas agreed to a variety of goodwill gestures and vowed to resume economic cooperation when possible, voicing optimism that global sanctions could end to allow such activity.

by | January 01, 2019 | 13:26

The survey, however, did not ask participants how they think stricter control should be carried out. "And why not say it - for much of the world too, because we are demonstrating that these partnerships bring well-being to their people". "You can be certain I will speak with him about that in our first meeting", Netanyahu, speaking Hebrew, told reporters on his flight before it landed in Rio de Janeiro.

by | January 01, 2019 | 12:16

The mother was transported with an injury to her arm to an area hospital, Razo said. He says three other girls ages 15 and younger were also in the vehicle at the time. "A total of 5 occupants in the auto witnessed this child, their loved one, shot and killed before their eyes". 'Because we will be looking for you.

by | January 01, 2019 | 10:18

The sentencing of foreign drug dealers in China has drawn a lot of attention overseas and some foreign governments strongly oppose the results, but Chinese judicial principle is never affected, which rules that "anyone who commits crimes in the territory of China would be judged equally as said by China's Criminal Law", Ruan Qilin, a professor at the China University of Political Science and Law, told the Global Times on Thursday.

by | December 31, 2018 | 15:30

Gustavo Perez Arriaga was arrested in his slaying. Ronil Singh of the tiny Newman Police Department on Wednesday after being stopped on suspicion of drunken driving. His profile picture shows him smiling as he stands at a patrol auto with his police dog - the same photograph of the officer released by the Sheriff's Department .

by | December 31, 2018 | 14:41

The National Weather Service predicted areas between Lake Andes, Mitchell and Watertown, South Dakota and Fargo, North Dakota could see between 12 and 18 inches of snow by Friday. Additional snow accumulations of around one inch are expected as are slight ice accumulations. In South Dakota, snow and mixed precipitation will worsen as heavy snow combines with wind.

by | December 31, 2018 | 11:11

The Emirati Foreign Ministry Anwar Gargash later said the reopening was meant to normalise relations between Syria and the UAE and curb the risk of regional interference in "Arab, Syrian affairs". Also on Thursday, pro-government news outlets in Syria reported the first flight in years between Damascus and Tunisia's capital by Syria's private Sham Wings.

by | December 29, 2018 | 12:37

The shutdown is forcing hundreds of thousands of federal workers and contractors to stay home or work without pay. "I think the president lives in this delusional world fed by Fox News and a couple of right-wing talking heads and does not connect actions with consequences", Mr.

by | December 29, 2018 | 12:26

The tourists that died, and at least nine of the injured, were from Vietnam. The statement added that police located a number of weapons and explosives at the hideouts. The tourists were heading to a sound and light show at the pyramids, which they had visited earlier in the day, said Lan Le, 41, who was also aboard the bus but unhurt.

by | December 29, 2018 | 11:55

A top Russian official says the nation's new strategic weapon has made any missile defenses useless. Little is verifiably known about the glider that was successfully test-launched by Russian military on Wednesday - essentially completing trials.

by | December 29, 2018 | 10:00

Christianson, whose department has been handling the case, told reporters at a news conference that Arriaga is from Mexico and was in the country illegally after previously crossing the Arizona border, without specifying when that crossing occurred.