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by | April 05, 2019 | 02:26

This week, the South China Morning Post reported that the United States and the Philippines discussed the placement of an upgraded High-Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) in the contested body of water to defend against China's militarization of its artificial islands in the area.

by | April 05, 2019 | 01:31

A teenager told police that he escaped from captivity on Wednesday and identified himself as a boy who has been missing for seven years, USA media reported. Aurora police don't know if the boy has any connection to Pitzen, Aurora Police Sgt. Bill Rowley said. Timmothy's grandmother and an aunt said police were using DNA testing.

by | April 05, 2019 | 01:14

The draconian penal code, enacted by the Southeast Asian country's sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah , is part of the predominantly Muslim country's rollout of Sharia law, Time reported. The European Union condemned Brunei's new laws saying some of the "cruel" punishments now permitted under a sharia penal code amount to torture and breach global human rights agreements.

by | April 05, 2019 | 01:28

The identification was also verified by IDF Chief Rabbi Eyal Karim. Conricus declined to say how or where the body of Baumel, a tank crewman and sergeant, was recovered in what he described as an intelligence operation, and Netanyahu gave no details in his address.

by | April 04, 2019 | 05:09

They are looking into the role of a flight-control system known by its acronym, MCAS , which under some circumstances can automatically lower the plane's nose to prevent an aerodynamic stall. A total of 157 people died in the Ethiopian Airlines tragedy. The first - a Lion Air crash in Indonesia that killed 189 people in October - led to Boeing issuing a bulletin reminding operators of emergency guidelines to override a specially developed anti-stall system on MAX planes.

by | April 04, 2019 | 04:39

Ahead of the interview, a clip was played of an event hosted Monday at the White House celebrating the legislation, which Ingraham described as a "personal mission" of Kushner. Newbold said he routinely "failed to address" a list of disqualifying concerns discovered by employees who vetted candidates. After deposing Kline, Cummings said the committee would interview others from the White House, including the current chief security officer, former Chief Security Officer Cory Louie, Chief ...

by | April 04, 2019 | 03:51

Ms Cheney, daughter of former vice-president Dick Cheney , on Monday shared a video of Ms Ocasio-Cortez in which she claimed the Democratic party used to be so popular politicians in the 1940s had to amend the Constitution in order to stop Franklin D Roosevelt being re-elected.

by | April 04, 2019 | 02:14

Wilson-Raybould said during the call that she found the aide's pressure "entirely inappropriate" and accused the administration of "political interference", which Wernick denied. I spoke the truth as I will continue to do", she said. In contrast, several of the delegates walked out of a speech by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer.

by | April 04, 2019 | 03:26

The royal family is also using their wealth to help soften the backlash after the brutal murder and dismemberment of the reporter. Saudi officials denied that the houses or payments were created to buy the Khashoggis' silence and said that it was a normal practice for the kingdom to support any citizens who had been through a tragedy.

by | April 04, 2019 | 02:05

On Wednesday, the Malaysian government said a luxury yacht allegedly bought by Low with $250m of stolen 1MDB money will be sold for around half that price. Malaysians voted Mr Najib out of power in May 2018 as disgust grew over corruption and rising living costs. "A picture Najib posted on social media showing himself posing on a Yamaha motorcycle with his new "'no-shame" meme resonated with many Malay youths disenchanted by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's new government.

by | April 04, 2019 | 02:52

In a court filing on Tuesday, a public defender representing Zhang said she was invoking her right to remain silent. Eventually, Zhang was brought back to the reception, passing through another Secret Service checkpoint, where she told a receptionist that she was there for a United Nations Chinese American Association meeting being held at the club that evening.

by | April 04, 2019 | 02:42

Uganda's tourism board said in a statement: "The outlaws put the occupants under gun point and abducted two of them: a Ugandan driver and an American citizen". Queen Elizabeth, in southwestern Uganda lies some 150 kilometers (90 miles) north of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, famous among tourists for gorilla trekking.

by | April 04, 2019 | 01:37

Stoltenberg, meanwhile, said the Taliban can not win on the battlefields and that it is better for the group to sit with the Afghan government at the negotiation table and find a political settlement. The extent to which that approach is papering over the cracks is debatable, though Kupchan argues that ultimately "Trump's withering attacks on the alliance are actually strengthening North Atlantic Treaty Organisation".

by | April 04, 2019 | 01:43

Sanders campaign officials said his first-quarter haul, which included donations from all 50 states, will allow him to expand campaign staff and operations in early voting states in next year's primary contests, which kicks off in Iowa in February.

by | April 04, 2019 | 02:31

Erdogan-backed candidate Nihat Zeybecki lost in Izmir, Turkey's third-largest city, to National Alliance candidate Mustafa Tunc Soyer - 58 percent to 38 percent. The AKP had been saying its Istanbul candidate, former Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, was ahead by 4,000 votes. Some 319,578 votes in Istanbul that were declared void "can affect the result of the election", Senocak said.

by | April 04, 2019 | 01:26

Indonesia government officials have made a decision to shut down all tourist visits to Komodo Island for 2020 because smugglers keep stealing the enormous lizards and selling them on the black market. The endangered reptiles are the largest lizards in the world and can grow up to 10 feet long and weigh up to 200 pounds. They have a poisonous saliva and can be risky - but the World Animal Foundations estimates there are only about 6,000 left in the wild, all concentrated in Indonesia's Komodo ...

by | April 04, 2019 | 01:36

Lucy Flores , a former Nevada state assembly member, last week said that Mr Biden had kissed her on the back of the head at a campaign event. One of Biden's accusers has been a supporter of Senator Bernie Sanders, who has already entered the Democratic primary race, and whose views are to the left of Biden.

by | April 04, 2019 | 00:42

On Monday, potential jurors will gather to receive instructions as the selection process begins. Alana Ramadan says she feels Noor is being used as a "sacrificial lamb" because he's a minority. Noor faces murder and manslaughter charges in the death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond. Court documents later revealed that training officers voiced concerns about Noor's fitness for duty long before he shot Damond, but he was deemed fit to serve.

by | April 04, 2019 | 00:52

Trump threatened on Friday to close the border this week unless Mexico took steps. "We need to make U.S. -Mexico trade and trade policy and border management tangible", agreed Christopher Wilson, deputy director of the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute.

by | April 04, 2019 | 02:05

In brief remarks, Trump on Tuesday again threatened to close the border but would not definitively say whether he would do so, and he has not divulged his plans even to some of his closest aides. But it also shook United States and Mexican industry, who depend heavily on the open border for trade in everything from farm goods to auto parts.

by | April 04, 2019 | 01:09

She beat out Toni Preckwinkle , a career politician who is also black, by a wide margin of 74 to 26 percent with most ballots counted. Her final victory came on Wednesday in a run-off vote against Toni Preckwinkle - another African-American woman.

by | April 03, 2019 | 04:27

Comparing money allocated after storms also needs to account for the severity of the storms, and how much damage they cause. The measure failed (44-49) to reach the 60 votes needed to proceed to final consideration. He claimed the leaders of the territory "only take from United States of America", in spite of the fact that Puerto Rico is a US territory and its people are American citizens.

by | April 03, 2019 | 04:10

Labour MP Peter Kyle's call for a second referendum to confirm any Brexit deal received the most votes but was defeated by 292 votes to 280, majority 12. "If the House (of Commons) were to agree a deal this week it may still be possible to avoid European parliamentary elections", he said. Conservative lawmaker Nick Boles said on Monday he was resigning from Prime Minister Theresa May's governing party after his attempt to seek an alternative route forward to break the deadlock in ...

by | April 03, 2019 | 03:18

Mountain guide and owner of Icelandic tour company Hafjall , Stephan Mantler, who was present at the spot, recorded the incident on his camera, according to a CNN report. According to ABC News , the tourists all managed to make it out safe, despite the icy, rocky terrain they had to traverse. Mantler said he heard the distinct cracking sound of the glacier calving and took out his phone to start recording the split.

by | April 03, 2019 | 04:10

Investigators would not say what they think Rowland did to Josephson from the time she got into his black Chevrolet Impala in Columbia's Five Points entertainment district around 1:30 a.m. Holbrook said authorities in Columbia and deputies with the Clarendon County Sheriff's Office soon realized the woman the hunters found in the woods was Josephson.

by | April 03, 2019 | 03:02

Elijah Cummings , chairman of the House of Representatives Oversight Committee, led the push to subpoena Carl Kline , who was White House personnel security chief for the first two years of Trump's presidency and now works for the Department of Defense.

by | April 03, 2019 | 03:18

The disaster comes as Nepal nears the fourth anniversary of a devastating quake that killed almost 9,000 people and left millions homeless. A wall crumbled and buried us. An emergency meeting of Province 2 Council of Ministers held Monday chose to provide Rs 300,000 to each victim's family along with relief package including tents, food items, medical supplies, among others.

by | April 03, 2019 | 03:20

Nadler's committee is seeking to obtain the "full and complete report", which spans almost 400 pages, as well as underlying evidence. Attorney General William Barr said he would provided a redacted version of Mueller's report on the investigation into possible collusion by the Trump administration and Russian Federation to meddle in the 2016 election.

by | April 03, 2019 | 02:55

Calling out the apparent hypocrisy of Zuckerberg's comments Elizabeth Denham said: "In light of Mark Zuckerberg's statements over the weekend about the need for increased regulation across four areas, including privacy, I expect Facebook to review their current appeal against the ICO's £500,000 fine - the maximum available under the old rules - for contravening United Kingdom privacy laws".

by | April 03, 2019 | 02:03

Mr Varadkar said that a no-deal scenario "puts us in a hard situation" as "we have to reconcile the Good Friday Agreement and obligations to protect the single market". The party's deputy leader Nigel Dodds said if the Irish border backstop was addressed, the DUP could "do business" with the government. He said that his government was now in talks with the European Commission regarding the ways on how to achieve both of these objectives.

by | April 03, 2019 | 01:30

Yujing Zhang , 32, approached a Secret Service agent at a checkpoint outside the Palm Beach club early Saturday afternoon and said she was a member who wanted to use the pool, court documents said. The agent said Zhang told him she had traveled all the way from Shanghai to go to the phony Mar-a-Lago event after getting an invitation from an acquaintance named only Charles, who she said she met through a Chinese social media app .

by | April 03, 2019 | 01:50

As President Donald Trump threatens to close the USA border with Mexico as early as this week, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has cut an overseas trip short to oversee decisions on the border response and is now back in Washington , D.C., a senior DHS official tells ABC News.

by | April 03, 2019 | 02:37

McCaul gave a presentation at the Wilson Center in Washington on Monday in which he doubted Trump "thought it through" when he ordered the funding cut on Friday evening, expressing frustration that record numbers of migrants are pouring in from Central America through Mexico and overwhelming us agencies despite half a billion dollars in American funding for programs to reduce migration.

by | April 03, 2019 | 02:37

The exam also determined the whale was carrying a fetus that had died and was in an advance state of decomposition. Bittau said veterinarians in the northern city of Padua will conduct histological and toxicological examinations on the sperm whale's body in order to determine the cause of death.

by | April 03, 2019 | 02:29

Moore said the man then "purposefully and repeatedly fired" at Hussle and the other two men, striking all three before fleeing in a 2016 white Chevy Cruze, which authorities said was driven by an unidentified woman . Soboroff still hopes to have that meeting with Roc Nation and Hussle's family when they're ready. A man brandishing a gun caused a panicked stampede.