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by | March 31, 2019 | 02:22

The group also said there were indications that other defendants could be released in the next few days, even as their trial proceeds. Numerous women had campaigned for the lifting of a ban on women driving and for the end of guardianship laws that require Saudi women to obtain the permission of a male relative to travel or work.

by | March 31, 2019 | 02:21

Puerto Rico renewed its push for statehood past year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated the island in 2017. Carmelo Ríos Santiago also expressed support of the bill in Thursday's release. "That is simply unacceptable in the modern times". The latest effort to make Puerto Rico the 51st state was introduced in Congress on Thursday amid renewed focus on the commonwealth and the U.S.

by | March 31, 2019 | 01:46

At least 14 Afghan servicemen and militiamen were killed, and over 10 others were injured in the clashes with Taliban, provincial council member Jawid Majidi said as quoted by the Ariana News broadcaster. Friday's attacks highlight the ongoing fragility of Afghanistan's security and the risks faced by local forces stationed at vulnerable checkpoints.

by | March 31, 2019 | 02:11

The doctor then called the Arizona Department of Child Safety and that night, armed policemen from the Chandler Police Department burst through the door of Beck's home. After refusing the officer's request to speak outside, the father says, "No, thank you". Bryce reiterated, "We're not leavin'". They hope to regain custody at a hearing next month.

by | March 31, 2019 | 02:12

The rim has some ledges and outcroppings below but no barrier between tourists and the edge. Eagle Point and nearby Skywalk were closed after the man fell, Leibowitz said, but Skywalk has since reopened. The National Park Service and the local medical examiner's office are investigating. The person's relatives haven't been notified, and the cause of death is unclear, park spokeswoman Vanessa Ceja-Cervantes said.

by | March 31, 2019 | 01:38

Donald Trump's national security adviser has told Sky News the United Kingdom will be "at the top of the queue" for a trade deal after Brexit , in a sign that the Trump administration is growing impatient with delays to Britain leaving the EU.

by | March 30, 2019 | 07:41

The Travel Industry Council of Hong Kong confirmed on Friday morning that the victim, believed to be in his 50s, was travelling with 11 others on a seven-day tour of the west coast in the United States, including San Francisco, Las Vegas and Los Angeles - a trip he booked with Hong Thai Travel Services Limited in Hong Kong.

by | March 30, 2019 | 07:43

Wilson-Raybould is heard saying the conversation is "entirely inappropriate and it is political interference". "I am anxious about a collision then", replies Wernick, "because he [Trudeau] is pretty firm about this". After the committee ended the inquiry, Ms Wilson-Raybould announced that she would submit further materials to back up her testimony. "I just saw him a few hours ago, and this is really important to him".

by | March 30, 2019 | 06:43

A shooting in Seattle on Wednesday left multiple victims struck by gunfire, city police said on Twitter, as local media reported one person dead and three others wounded, including a bus driver. The bus driver on the Metro Route 75 was one of the victims taken to Harborview, according to a tweet from King County Metro. "The entire King County family supports his speedy recovery, and we grieve the lives lost in this awful incident", he wrote .

by | March 30, 2019 | 05:57

May said after the vote that the implications of the outcome are " grave ". If May can't bring herself to implement a Brexit plan that includes a customs union, and/or a second referendum - both of which she has bitterly opposed in the past - her only other option would be to call a general election.

by | March 30, 2019 | 06:33

Local beach cleaners might have finally discovered where the "Garfield" phones came from, however, there are details missing on what happened to the shipping container, why it became wedged in the partially-submerged cave, and if many containers of "Garfield" phones ended up in the water and traveled to other locations.

by | March 30, 2019 | 05:32

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) deputy leader Nigel Dodds walks outside the Houses of Parliament, following the Brexit votes the previous evening, in London, Britain, March 28, 2019. "In our view the current withdrawal agreement does not do so and the backstop, which we warned this government against from its first inception, poses an unacceptable threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom and will inevitably limit the United Kingdom's ability to negotiate on the type of future relationship ...

by | March 30, 2019 | 06:11

As distant but audible helicopters hovered overhead and pairs of police officers patrolled occasionally through the crowd, the ceremony opened with a traditional Maori call of welcome to the official party, headed by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

by | March 30, 2019 | 04:01

According to Reuters , a USA investigation group has analysed data from the "black boxes" of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, and a preliminary report will be issued next week. Therefore, Garuda and Boeing would meet again in April to discuss the possible restructuring of the contract on the Boeing 737 MAX 8, Ari said, adding that the aircraft manufacturer was expected to cooperate with Garuda to meet the airline's fleet requirements.

by | March 30, 2019 | 05:00

Sharfan Darwish, of the Kurdish-led Manbij Military Council, told The Associated Press that the Tuesday morning attack hit a checkpoint at one the entrances of Manbij. There are warnings that with the jihadists" defeat, "we have entered the phase of sleeper cells'. Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said it was also the bloodiest attack in Manbij since January 16, when 19 people - including four U.S.

by | March 30, 2019 | 05:07

David Hingst, 56, is vowing to go to the High Court after losing his bullying case against his former employer Construction Engineering on appeal on Friday. Hingst also accused Short of being abusive over the phone, using profane language and taunting him. 'He thrusted his bum at me while he's at work, ' Mr Hingst told the judges.

by | March 30, 2019 | 05:16

U.S. President Donald Trump earlier this week said "Russia has to get out " of Venezuela and said "all options" were open to force Russia to do so after two Russian air force planes carrying almost 100 military personnel landed outside Caracas.

by | March 30, 2019 | 03:57

He did not elaborate, but Arab countries want Washington to retract its decision and stop other countries following suit. Earlier Wednesday, the Arab summit spokesperson Mahmoud Khemiri told media that U.S. Iran has denied posing any such threats. "We hold Iran fully responsible for what is happening in Yemen", he said. Saudi Arabia is leading a Sunni Muslim coalition that intervened in 2015 in Yemen's war against the Houthis to restore the internationally recognised government ousted from ...

by | March 30, 2019 | 03:37

OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma and the family that owns the drugmaker have been hit by a lawsuit from NY state, CBS News is reporting. NY is taking on big pharmaceutical companies, announcing the "nation's most comprehensive lawsuit against opioid distributors and manufacturers", Attorney Letitia James said.

by | March 30, 2019 | 04:07

Its difficulties screening objectionable material made headlines when a mass shooter uploaded video of the attack on two New Zealand mosques earlier this month. Following consultation and relevant insight with "members of civil society and academics", it was agreed that white nationalism could not be "meaningfully separated" from white supremacy or organised hate groups.

by | March 30, 2019 | 03:01

Finch, 28, the father of two young children, was killed in December 2017 after police responded to a 911 call that alleged someone at his Wichita address had shot his father and was holding his remaining family hostage with a gun. The charges against him include cases out of Kansas, California and Washington, D.C. Sedgwick County District Attorney Marc Bennett said Friday he will dismiss the state charges because Tyler Barriss would be getting more prison time in the federal case than in ...

by | March 30, 2019 | 03:26

President Trump on Thursday renewed his threat to close the southern border, claiming in a morning tweet that Mexico is doing "NOTHING" to stop the flow of undocumented immigrants into the United States. "We'll keep it closed for a long time, I'm not playing", Trump said while visiting Lake Okochobee in Florida. Until now, Customs and Border Protection has detained them briefly before turning them over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, generally within 72 hours, to be released ...

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:39

Reports suggest women and children were among the victims. The first accident happened at 8:48 p.m., and the second, involving the trailer truck, occurred at 9:25, according to The New York Times . "We sympathize with the injured, their families, and the families of the deceased, hoping they will recover from this tragedy", a statement released on Twitter said.

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:38

Sheila Poddar, her gynecologist. And a woman from Bangladesh had to go through the whole process twice within a span of 26 days. He also questioned the actions of the hospital doctors for not detecting the second pregnancy. The babies were discharged on March 25 after four days in the hospital. Christopher told the BBC that, Representative Image " If you go for a scan beforehand it would be very obvious to see two sets of uteruses.

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:32

The Republican lawmaker called Tuesday's vote a "predictable show vote" by House Democrats and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who is a frequent critic of Trump's national emergency and on providing any such funds to construct a physical barrier at the border.

by | March 29, 2019 | 04:01

A Maltese military official, who was not authorised to speak to reporters and requested anonymity, told local media that Malta would not also allow the ship to enter the country's waters. But six nautical miles from port the ship suddenly changed course heading north, and was on Wednesday evening halfway between Tripoli and Malta, according to Salvini.

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:43

New Zealand is an exceptional country, different from other countries that are often lumped under the generalised designation of the "Western world". Ardern ruled out New Zealand re-introducing the death penalty for accused gunman Brenton Tarrant, 28, who was arrested minutes after the attack on the mosques and has been charged with murder.

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:40

It is the first settlement to come from a wave of lawsuits filed over the epidemic , which has ravaged communities rich and poor, big and small, across the country. The agreement was announced after the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Monday denied a request from drugmakers to postpone the start of the state's trial in May.

by | March 29, 2019 | 02:20

The two entries from the man had the same numbers. "I'm speechless. I can't believe it", he told officials, who alerted him to his double bounty. The two winning tickets had the same numbers. The first victor was a Bathurst couple who won $20 million in January. Meanwhile officials are also urging people from Hobart to check their tickets because the other victor still hasn't been found.

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:09

Once there, he was supported on the arms of a police officer and another man. A 95-year-old World War II veteran, who caught four buses to be part of an anti-racism rally in downtown Auckland last weekend, says togetherness and respect for others has come out of the awful Christchurch terrorist attack that probably couldn't have surfaced any other way.

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:39

The North Korean regime's activities are "inconsistent with denuclearization", Gen. Robert Abrams, commander of U.S. Forces Korea, told the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday, according to The Hill . North Korea continues to pose a nuclear threat to the United States and its allies, the commander of USA forces in South Korea told a congressional panel Wednesday.

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:01

After listing off possible funding reductions to state-level special education grants and programs for blind students, Rep. Pocan asked DeVos, "What is it that we have a problem with, with children who are in special education?" According to its 2017 financials (the most-recent available on the web), the organization had total revenues of about $149 million, including $15.5 million in federal grants.

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:26

Schiff passionately fired back, listing off all the evidence he believes links Trump with Russian collusion and said it was wrong regardless of whether or not special counsel Robert Mueller found it to be criminal. "So, it was perfectly predictable", he added , "that once they declared the President completely and totally exonerated by a report no one has read, they would turn in vindictive fashion to try to go after the people who raised questions about the President's conduct".

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:27

But with a hardcore of Tory Eurosceptics also holding out against the deal, it would appear the Government does not have the numbers in the Commons to be sure of success. This is very serious. Mrs May "will go if deal gets through", said the MP, who spoke on condition of anonymity. This was despite Mrs May promising to step down if she received the backing of MPs.

by | March 29, 2019 | 03:44

The second instalment of Al Jazeera's two-part documentary will be shown on the ABC on Thursday evening. After days of resisting demands to marginalise the far-right One Nation because of its anti-Islamic stance, and revelations it was trying to water down gun laws, Mr Morrison partially relented.