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by | March 05, 2019 | 02:17

But now that outreach will be handled by a Palestinian affairs unit, under the command of the embassy. Friedman's appointment to that post, it should be noted, was strongly condemned at the time given his far-right positions. It will be subsumed into the Embassy to Israel. Twenty-five years after America first pledged to do so, the new US embassy opened in Jerusalem; Benjamin Hall reports.

by | March 05, 2019 | 02:16

Taylor told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from a Kurdish prison that after five years with the Islamic State, he fled in December and surrendered to Kurdish forces because life had become unbearable. Harvey says Taylor does not have a grasp of how much trouble he is in. "I don't know if I can go back to New Zealand, but at the end of the day it's really something I have to live with for the rest of my life", he said.

by | March 05, 2019 | 03:04

In this undated photo, Captain Mario Magonga relaxes at an undisclosed location. Security teams are on the scene to assist in the recovery efforts. Its Central Island comprises three active volcanoes, according to the Kenya Wildlife Service.

by | March 05, 2019 | 02:04

More than 1,500 live exotic turtles have been found wrapped in duct tape and packed into suitcases at an airport in the Philippines . Species including the Star Tortoise , Redfoot Tortoise, Red-eared slider and Sulcata Tortoise were found in the luggage, the latter of which is listed as a threatened species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the BBC reports .

by | March 05, 2019 | 01:53

They have accomplished little beyond politics and can not contemplate the inner emptiness of voluntarily removing themselves from the action. In a serious blow to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, a second member of his Cabinet resigned on Monday, saying she had "lost confidence" in how the government had dealt with an escalating political scandal.

by | March 05, 2019 | 01:48

Snowplows and sanders are out in full force this morning clearing the streets and roads of the heavy, wet snow that fell overnight. The Governor encourages New Jerseyans to visit ready.nj.govfor important weather updates and safety information.

by | March 05, 2019 | 01:22

Video from another motorist shows the moment the second avalanche buried parts of the interstate. In the footage, the snow appeared like a cloud as it entered the highway and soon it appeared to cover Golemon's vehicle, KCNC reported . The debris included rocks and some trees, which are typical for avalanches. According to the person who took the video, most of the snow in that avalanche did not make it to the road and no one was injured.

by | March 05, 2019 | 01:28

Recipients have two weeks to comply with the requests. "I cooperate all the time with everybody", he told reporters. The House Judiciary Committee released the names on Monday of aides to Donald Trump and his campaign, members of his family, his business and others.

by | March 05, 2019 | 02:01

Omar's comments leveled that charge by invoking a vile anti-Semitic slur ". But Omar has not apologized for her most recent statements , instead defending them in Twitter postings Sunday. The poster appeared to link Omar to the 9/11 attacks, depicting planes flying into the World Trade Center with the phrase "never forget, you said" with a photo of Omar underneath, saying, "I am proof you have forgotten".

by | March 04, 2019 | 06:12

The state news agency APS , meanwhile, said a total of 183 people had been injured and one person died of a heart attack. Thousands of students gathered on Sunday at university faculties, one of them near the Constitutional Council where presidential candidates filed their papers, chanting: "No to a fifth term!" or "A free and democratic Algeria! ".

by | March 04, 2019 | 04:51

Both journalist Shaun King and Sanders's wife, Jane, spoke at his Brooklyn College event Saturday, although it is unclear who may speak at his Chicago event this evening. "We are going to bring our people together - black, white, Latino, Native American, Asian American, gay and straight, young and old, men and women, native-born and immigrant".

by | March 04, 2019 | 04:47

She said multiple homes had been destroyed or damaged in Beauregard, a community about 60 miles (95km) east of Montgomery, the state capital. The sheriff and coroner did not immediately return phone messages from The Associated Press. Televised broadcast news footage showed smashed buildings with rooftops blown away, cars overturned and debris everywhere. The Lee County Sheriff says at least 14 people were killed and several people were seriously injured.

by | March 04, 2019 | 03:53

Manafort meant to repay each of the loans in questions and did not purposely seek to inflict pecuniary harm as to any of the banks", his lawyers argued regarding his two bank fraud convictions. Advisory sentencing guidelines set Manafort's punishment at 19 to 24 years in the financial fraud case. Manafort has been in jail for nearly nine months since he was accused of witness tampering.

by | March 04, 2019 | 04:54

Estonia's centre-left coalition is fighting for survival at the country's general election, in a battle against traditional liberal rivals and a surging far-right party buoyed by a backlash from rural voters. Two other parties in the race which now govern in coalition with Ratas, the Social Democrats and conservative Isamaa, respectively took 9.8 percent and 11.4 percent of the vote.

by | March 04, 2019 | 04:17

However, Judge Vicente de Paula Ataide Junior denied the request and cited the Penal Enforcement Law, arguing that prisoners like Lula could only receive permission to leave prison in case of "death or serious illness of the spouse, partner, ascendant, descendant or brother".

by | March 04, 2019 | 03:01

The mysterious Mola tecta species was only recently discovered in 2014 after a four-year search to locate the elusive sunfish, becoming the first new species of sunfish to be identified in 130 years. It's scale structure and the number of boney structures also are different from other species, she said. So, researchers were surprised when they found a dead hoodwinker on Sands Beach in Santa Barbara County on February 19, so far away from the fish's native swimming grounds in southeastern ...

by | March 04, 2019 | 02:45

Nothing happens in North Korea, certainly to an American citizen, without Kim Jong Un knowing about it. During an interview on Sunday, Bolton defended the President in "protecting and advancing" American national interests while in Hanoi.

by | March 04, 2019 | 03:12

Paul said of Trump's February 15 declaration, which the president said allows him to take billions of dollars from other parts of the budget to use for a border wall, "We may want more money for border security, but Congress didn't authorize it.

by | March 04, 2019 | 02:30

Witnesses told the Advocate they saw a dark Chevrolet sports auto attempt to pass a vehicle on the right, only to drift into the cyclists' lane and accelerate up to 80 miles per hour. Three of the five people taken to hospital were in critical condition. Police did not provide details on the people killed or injured. The suspect (pictured) has been charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, seven counts of vehicular negligent injury, hit-and-run, and reckless operation.

by | March 04, 2019 | 02:33

Kelly, who was ousted from his White House role in December, detailed the order in a contemporaneous memo written in May of past year, as did the White House counsel at the time , Don McGahn . It's not clear that Rosenstein mentioned any specific problems. He had struggled to obtain even his top-secret clearance, in part because of his contacts with certain foreign government officials, The Post previously reported .

by | March 04, 2019 | 02:36

During the meeting, which took place on Wednesday in Moscow, Netanyahu reiterated his country's readiness to continue countering Iran and praised the role of Russian-Israeli cooperation in ensuring regional stability. "We agreed to establish a joint team to advance this goal, together with other elements". Russian Federation and Iran have given Syrian President Bashar al-Assad crucial military and diplomatic backing throughout the eight-year war in Syria, which began with a government ...

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:50

Unable to move his vehicle, and not carrying a cellphone, Taylor got out of his auto and tried to walk, but found that the snow was too deep to go on foot, authorities say. Taylor tried to hike out, but was unable in the deep snow, so he returned to his vehicle where he and Allie stayed for 5 long cold days. On Friday, a snowmobile rider called 911 saying they had seen Taylor.

by | March 04, 2019 | 02:18

Dr. Bennet Omalu, the pathologist whose study of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in football players prompted the NFL to adopt new safety rules created to prevent concussions , said the autopsy he conducted for the family showed police shot Clark seven times from behind.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:47

The husband of Shamima Begum has told the BBC that he wants to take the teenager and their newborn son to live in his native Netherlands. Bangladesh's ministry of foreign affairssays Shamima Begum is not a Bangladeshi citizen. Ms Begum left the United Kingdom in February 2015 alongside Amira Abase, also 15 at the time, and Kadiza Sultana, who was 16. When asked by Alex Rossi why he had joined Islamic State , he said he had wanted to "help the Syrian people".

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:53

They have also warned of danger caused by flying debris and damage to buildings and trees. "It'll be especially unsafe near coastal areas due to the wind whipping up large waves". Met Office spokesman Grahame Madge said: "What we have got is a storm developing quite rapidly to the south and west of the UK". "South-westerly winds will strengthen through Sunday afternoon, with gusts of 55-65 miles per hour expected widely across England, Wales and southern Scotland".

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:26

The chairman said the objective of these investigations is to inform "the American people about obstruction of justice, corruption, and abuse of power". Asked if Trump tried to obstruct justice, Nadler said, "Yes, I do". He said his committee will send requests for documents on Monday to more than 60 people, including individuals in the White House and the Trump Organization.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:39

Trump and Kim met last June, after which Trump said Kim appeared ready and willing to give up his nuclear program. The leaders are holding a series of meetings at the Metropole hotel in Hanoi . "For what I feel right now, I do have a feeling that good results will come out", he said, in what was believed to be his first ever response to a foreign journalist.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:45

Search teams used tracking dogs and helicopters Saturday as they hunted for two young sisters who disappeared from their rural Humboldt County home Friday afternoon. Honsal said the girls were given fresh warm clothes, water and food and were being assessed but were in good spirits and doing well. "To have a positive outcome like this is just absolutely wonderful", Honsal said.

by | March 04, 2019 | 01:28

Video of the incident shows Williams and another man struggling before the man punches Williams in the face, knocking his hat off. The CPAC audience burst into applause. after the story received its requisite Fox News coverage . "[She recently said] I don't know how people are going to get to Hawaii [under the deal], but I'm in favor of the plan".

by | March 03, 2019 | 08:11

Streng said her family is based in Texas but they enjoy travelling and it didn't surprise her that "my grandmother and father made a decision to go to Iceland". That is, until a sudden wave dislodged the icy throne - setting grandmother adrift. "Lost her kingdom when she drifted out to see!" He did not immediately respond to a request for comment Monday evening.

by | March 03, 2019 | 06:52

Dominic Raab told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "I think if the European Union want to extend the flexibility and pragmatism that we've shown this deal is there to be done, but of course they're trying to drag us into deep waters". "Failure by the United Kingdom to hold European parliament elections in the event of an agreed extension of the negotiation deadline under article 50 raises deep concerns regarding the right of citizens to vote and stand, as well as ...

by | March 03, 2019 | 06:16

Friday's action targets six security officials "who control numerous groups that prevented humanitarian aid from entering Venezuela , thereby exacerbating the humanitarian crisis that has left millions of Venezuelans starving and without access to medical care under the Maduro regime", Treasury said in a statement.

by | March 03, 2019 | 06:48

The town of Ahlen in Germany sent a debt collector to a man's home to assess valuable items that could be sold to recover owed debt, including dog-owning taxes. The former owner of the dog told the Ahlener Tageblatt that the officials first considered seizing the wheelchair belonging to her disabled husband, but since it was not their property and belonged to an employee insurance association, they took the dog as the most valuable possession.

by | March 03, 2019 | 05:06

Opposition leader Andrew Scheer has called on him to resign . "We know that there are many factors that go into decisions like that", Trudeau said in Saint-Hubert, Quebec. It's also likely different than Justin Trudeau's truth. Later in the day Trudeau said he and his staff accepted that only Wilson-Raybould could decide what would happen to SNC-Lavalin.

by | March 03, 2019 | 06:40

Beyond the issues themselves, Sanders, who grew up in the heavily Jewish neighbourhood of Flatbush in a middle-class family, drew a stark contrast between himself and the billionaire in the White House who hails from Queens. "We've gotta keep our focus on how we're going to win in 2020". "But you're not interested in any advice from her?" asked McCain. "We are gonna run an unprecedented, grass-roots campaign which is going to bring our people together, doing exactly the opposite of what ...