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by | May 06, 2019 | 02:24

Shortly after, however, Italy became the first major Western country to support the BRI, which stipulates promoting investment in projects that would link dozens of countries across Africa, Asia, and Europe through the creation of infrastructure networks similar in goal to the ancient Silk Road trading routes.

by | May 06, 2019 | 01:16

Erekat told official Palestinian radio station Voice of Palestine that "Israel has ended all signed agreements and the U.S.is attempting to destroy global legitimacy". "Demolitions in East Jerusalem have increased at a staggering pace over the last month, leaving tens of Palestinians displaced and others who have lost their livelihoods overnight", said OCHA's Jamie McGoldrick.

by | May 06, 2019 | 01:57

In a Twitter rant, Trump accused Democrats of "looking for a redo because they hated seeing the strong NO COLLUSION conclusion". Robert Mueller , the man who led the almost two-year investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election, has been asked to testify to Congress on May 15, a lawmaker said Sunday.

by | May 06, 2019 | 02:07

May said she understood why hardcore Brexiteers in her own centre-right Conservative Party, who want a clean break with the European Union, would wince at the prospect of striking a softer agreement with the veteran socialist. Stewart suggested a split in the Tory party could be worth getting a Brexit deal done, telling the BBC's Pienaar's Politics: "Yes, there will be short-term pain".

by | May 06, 2019 | 02:15

Mikhail Norenko via REUTERS Smoke billows from a Sukhoi passenger plane after it made an emergency landing due to an onboard fire at Sheremetyevo International Airport, outside Moscow, Russia May 5, 2019 . However, an onboard emergency forced the pilots to turn the plane around. There are conflicting reports as to whether the fire broke out while the plane was airborne or while it was landing, but Russian media sources indicated the incident began after the plane was struck by ...

by | May 06, 2019 | 01:20

Since launching his campaign, Mr Trump has attacked Mr Biden, calling him "sleepy Joe". Former US vice president Joe Biden , who is a candidate for president in 2020, says British Prime Minister Theresa May has asked him for reassurance about the "special relationship" between the United Kingdom and the US.

by | May 05, 2019 | 04:13

Bolsonaro, who was named 2019 Person of the Year by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, was due to receive the award at a May 14 event in NY. Bolsonaro, who became president in January, claims "homosexual fundamentalists" brainwash heterosexual children to "become gays and lesbians to satisfy them sexually in the future", Sputnik previously reported .

by | May 05, 2019 | 04:44

Prosecutors said Zazi became radicalized while growing in the NY borough of Queens. In their sentencing submission, prosecutors gave Zazi credit for encouraging his father, Mohammed Wali Zazi, who was indicted on charges connected to the subway bombing plot, to "accept responsibility and plead guilty for his actions".

by | May 05, 2019 | 04:08

The deceased is one of the three Turkish nationals who were shot in the terrorist attacks. He reportedly died while undergoing surgery. "We don't have a lot of information", he said, as the matter was in the hands of Christchurch authorities.

by | May 05, 2019 | 02:55

The king will also reduce sentences for some prisoners, including those imprisoned for life, and commute inmates' death sentences to life. As one of his first acts His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn proclaimed Queen Suthida as Her Majesty the Queen and presented her with the traditional royal regalia.

by | May 05, 2019 | 03:48

The 24-hour remembrance period began at sundown with the main ceremony at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial, held just hours after Israeli researchers reported that violent attacks against Jews rose significantly past year. The commemoration began Wednesday night, with a state ceremony at country's national Holocaust memorial in which leaders voiced concerns about a rising tide of anti-Semitism worldwide.

by | May 05, 2019 | 02:34

Modi on Friday fired a riposte at the Congress's claims that the UPA government had carried out six surgical strikes during its tenure. "Process is going on in Supreme Court and I made a comment attributed to SC so I apologised. Mr Modi is only talking about the last scene of the story. Gandhi alleged that the government led by Bharatiya Janata Party was compromising in dealing with terrorism and cited the release of Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar during the National Democratic ...

by | May 05, 2019 | 03:31

The monster weather system threatened to bring a risky storm surge that could flood low-lying areas, prompting authorities in Odisha to move more than a million people to about 3,000 shelters set up in schools and government buildings. More than 800 shelters were opened and around 100,000 dry food packets were ready to be airdropped. After this, the storm will move towards Bangladesh .

by | May 05, 2019 | 03:09

She sent a letter to the IG, Michael Horowitz , and spoke with Rachel Maddow about it last night. The White House is taking issue with political statements made in the special counsel's report, which have been used by the left to smear the president and his associates.

by | May 05, 2019 | 03:49

Donald Trump Jr. also weighed in on the Facebook removals, saying the "purposeful & calculated silencing of conservatives by @facebook & the ret of the Big Tech monopoly men should terrify everyone". "The process for evaluating potential violators is extensive and it is what led us to our decision to remove these accounts today". Earlier this year, Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, who has been under scrutiny for the social media company's role in spreading misinformation and ...

by | May 05, 2019 | 01:56

Tropical Cyclone Fani made landfall Friday, May 3, near Puri, India , in Odisha state. And as cyclone Fani barrelled into the Odisha coast, rescue officials and disaster management forces along with state police forces sprang into action assisting people in need.

by | May 05, 2019 | 01:05

Neither, in our opinion, does going against American foreign policy and supporting a brutal dictator whose military vehicles are now plowing into innocent protesters. The media quoted Pentagon officials as saying that the 1,000-bed vessel is due to be sent off the coast of northern Colombia in order to treat those who may flee Venezuela.

by | May 05, 2019 | 01:40

Passengers included military personnel as well as civilians, many of whom were returning home or were on their way to visit family, said a spokesman for the airport during a press conference Friday night. The agency noted the plane ended up in shallow water, and never was submerged. The National Transportation Safety Board said it will send a team to investigate.

by | May 05, 2019 | 01:02

The former holds title to Santiago de Cuba port and the latter to one in Havana used by numerous USA cruise lines. The U.S. Office of Foreign Assett Control took that interpretation when it issued licences for Carnival and other companies that travel to and from the U.S.

by | May 05, 2019 | 02:26

The pullout stoked fear of a nuclear buildup in Europe, unseen since the Cold War, and is one of several worldwide arms treaties shredded by the Trump administration . He is giving Putin's point of view, nearly as if he is the spokesman for The Kremlin. She did not say which arms control agreement Trump and Putin discussed, but the Russian state news agency Tass reported that they talked about the New START treaty, the last major arms-control treaty remaining between the USA and Russia .

by | May 05, 2019 | 01:40

The projectiles were fired into the Sea of Japan, and did not travel more than 120 miles, according to the South Korean report on the incident. If they find that the North fired banned ballistic missiles, it would be the first such launch since November 2017.

by | May 05, 2019 | 02:13

Emergency crews responded around 9:30 p.m. Friday to AB Speciality Silicones, 3790 Sunset Avenue in Waukegan , for a reported explosion. The explosion damaged at least five other buildings in the area and damage is estimated to be in excess of $1 million, Lenzi said .

by | May 05, 2019 | 02:15

The bill headed to the Governor authorizes a school district, if the school board chooses, to allow more individuals - including teachers - to volunteer to serve as a School Guardian. As a result of the school massacre in the USA state of Florida a year ago, with 17 dead, a teacher should be allowed to wear in the future, weapons.

by | May 05, 2019 | 02:13

The aerial assaults on by Israel followed the retaliatory firing of around 90 rockets from Gaza into the "occupied territories" on Saturday morning. The Israeli military said some 5,200 Palestinians had amassed along the frontier, but did not immediately provide further comment.

by | May 04, 2019 | 02:45

In contrast Liberal Democrats earned 4,790 votes, Labour candidates amassed 2,822 and Green Party hopefuls got 1,515. But Jeremy Corbyn's Labour, who have been in Brexit talks with the Tories for the last few weeks, have made no headway, and also lost seats.

by | May 04, 2019 | 03:17

Former Minneapolis police Officer Mohammed Noor was found guilty Tuesday of third-degree murder and manslaughter in the fatal July 2017 shooting of Justine Ruszczyk, who had called 911 to report a possible assault in the alley behind her home.

by | May 04, 2019 | 03:32

The government's "Strike Hard Campaign against Violent Terrorism" (Strike Hard Campaign) "has turned Xinjiang into one of China's major centers for using innovative technologies for social control", HRW said. Greg Walton, an independent cybersecurity expert who advised on the report, said while the system is a "blunt instrument that may be directly contributing to the massive numbers of people in internment camps", the data, if stored, could be used in the future for more advanced policing ...

by | May 04, 2019 | 01:39

However, critics were quickly proven wrong when just under a week later, Prime Minister Theresa May sacked Gavin Williamson as Britain's Defence Secretary (Minister), citing "compelling evidence", that he was involved in the leak. Former Scottish secretary Alistair Carmichael said the government can not be "allowed to mark their own homework" and said the police must be allowed access to the evidence.

by | May 04, 2019 | 03:23

Later, Trump told reporters that during their conversation Putin said the furor over the probe in Russian election meddling "ended up as a mouse". "There was a discussion about having - extending the current nuclear agreement - as well as discussions about potentially starting a new one that could include China as well", Sanders said.

by | May 04, 2019 | 02:29

Pelosi says Democrats favoring impeachment are expressing their views but, "They're not exerting any pressure on me". They shouldn't be looking anymore. Since his election, the hotel has become a favoured lodging and event space for some foreign and state officials visiting the USA capital. Barr released Mueller's report on April 18, with some parts blacked out to protect sensitive information.

by | May 04, 2019 | 02:51

The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate judiciary committee , Lindsey Graham , on Friday offered U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller the opportunity to testify before his committee about any misstatements Attorney General William Barr might have made about Mueller's investigation.

by | May 04, 2019 | 02:24

Huong was the last suspect in custody after the Malaysian attorney general's stunning decision in March to drop the murder case against her co-defendant, Indonesian Siti Aisyah, following high-level lobbying from Jakarta. 'I am so happy now, my whole village is happy now, ' Thanh told Reuters by telephone. "I love you all", she scribbled in the letter, shown to reporters.

by | May 04, 2019 | 02:28

The man fell into the caldera around 6:30 p.m. near the Steaming Bluff overlook area, a grassy meadow marked by cracks and steaming fractures in the ground, the park said in the statement . In light of the rescue, park rangers reminded visitors to stay behind safety barriers, warning that failing to do so could result in death. The man, who is yet to be identified, was transported to an open area of the park and flown to Hilo Medical Centre, where he was treated for his injuries.

by | May 04, 2019 | 02:24

This is welcome", Putin said. The latest move comes during a hugely sensitive transitional period in Ukraine where a comedian with no political experience, Volodymyr Zelensky, won a landslide victory in a presidential election last month.

by | May 04, 2019 | 01:04

The effort ultimately "yielded no fruitful information", the newspaper reported, but the revelation may provide further ammunition to Trump, who has denounced what he has termed "spying" on his presidential campaign. As part of Mr. Horowitz's investigation, his office has examined Mr. Halper's past work as an F.B.I. informant and asked witnesses about whether agents had adequate control of Mr.