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by | July 29, 2018 | 02:12

Also, those in the United Kingdom will miss a section of the eclipse due to the moon being below our horizon when it starts, which gives south-eastern observers a slightly better advantage than the north-western ones. "It was a nice long one, and as twilight came and the sky brightened up, the moon dropped into the clouds". However, babies born today have a chance to watch the shortest total lunar eclipse of the century on September 8, 2090.

by | July 29, 2018 | 01:19

It was captured on cellphone video by Jason and Jennifer Mustain, who were driving along the highway at the time. Estrada now faces charges of evading arrest in addition to prior accusations of aggravated robbery, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver.

by | July 28, 2018 | 08:12

The politician is sure that the re-design will help to restore the uniqueness of the New Zealand flag. But this week, acting New Zealand prime minister Winston Peters told TVNZ that Australia "copied" the Kiwi flag and "should actually change their flag and honor the fact that we got there first with this design".

by | July 28, 2018 | 08:18

CNN reported Thursday Trump's former longtime lawyer and fixer, Michael Cohen , claims Trump knew in advance about the meeting. Cohen's claim would contradict repeated denials by Trump, Donald Trump Jr ., their lawyers and other administration officials who have said that the President knew nothing about the Trump Tower meeting until he was approached about it by The New York Times in July 2017.

by | July 28, 2018 | 06:18

Brics countries established a partnership focused on the impact of the new industrial revolution and aimed at deepening co-operation on industrialisation, innovation and investment. In Washington, Trump and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker announced an apparent truce in their trade war after White House talks Wednesday.

by | July 28, 2018 | 06:14

One of the youngest victims was believed to be a six-month-old baby who died of smoke inhalation, officials said. "My father was the last person to talk to him on Monday evening", Katerina Hamilothori told Skai TV . A witness told Reuters they saw at least four people dead on a narrow road clogged with cars heading to the safe haven of a nearby beach. Many people went into the sea to avoid approaching flames and where picked up by rescue boats.

by | July 28, 2018 | 06:50

The editorials outlined a series of scandals and controversies that have beset Labour relating to anti-Semitism, culminating in a policy on anti-Semitism that omits Israel-related definitions that have become standard elsewhere. "'Dirty Jew" is wrong, "Zionist bitch' fair game?" Two Jewish members of Ilford North constituency Labour party have already resigned in response the NEC's decision - including Tal Ofer, who sits on the Board of Deputies of British Jews and stood as a local ...

by | July 28, 2018 | 05:17

Donald (Don) John TrumpWatergate's John Dean: Potential of Cohen flipping not "boding well" for Trump Giuliani attacks Cohen over Trump Tower report: He's a "pathological liar" Cohen claims Trump knew of 2016 Trump Tower meeting ahead of time: report MORE after a Russian lawyer promised dirt on Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWatergate's John Dean: Potential of Cohen flipping not "boding well" for Trump Cohen claims Trump knew of 2016 Trump Tower meeting ...

by | July 28, 2018 | 06:36

Trump cast the news as part of a broader, unfair attack against him. "And now supposedly Cohen is willing to tell that to the special prosecutor, special counsel". Cohen wasn't at the Trump Tower meeting and Cohen has not offered evidence to support the claim that Trump knew about the meeting. On Twitter Friday morning, Trump also lashed out at the Mueller probe and suggested, without evidence, that in fact it was Democrats and not his own campaign that had colluded with Russian ...

by | July 28, 2018 | 04:29

Migrante International asked the government to declare Kuwaiti social media influencer Sondos Alqattan persona non grata after she condemned new laws giving Filipino household workers a weekly day-off and the right to keep their passports.

by | July 28, 2018 | 04:09

A Forest Service spokesman said the fire was relatively calm overnight as a heavy inversion layer kept fire activity to a minimum. The South Central Sierra Interagency Incident Management Team said the 36,587-acre wildfire - which grew by about 3 ,000 acres since Monday - was 25 percent contained, almost double that of the day before.

by | July 28, 2018 | 04:18

A 58-year-old victim was said to be seriously wounded but stable. A Jerusalem hospital confirmed the third victim had died. Palestinian villagers confronted the Israeli forces, who responded by firing tear gas. "Yet another barbaric attack tonight". 'Such terrible acts serve only those who stand in the way of peace'. He wounded two other Israelis before being shot dead.

by | July 28, 2018 | 03:43

It's reported the bomb exploded before the man could hurl it over the fence, injuring people and a police vehicle in its path. A thick layer of smoke can also be seen rising up in the air after the blast, in the video . There is no information at this stage on what Jiang's motivation might have been. No confirmation has been given by the U.S. or Chinese embassies yet, while the Indian and South Korean embassies said they were unaware of any unusual incident and were working as normal.

by | July 28, 2018 | 04:47

The powerful Colombian drug gang Urabeños put a hit out for Sombra, a 6-year-old German shepherd, who recently sniffed out more than 22,000 pounds of the gang's cocaine supply. "We are responsible for her safety", said Rojas. "She is playful. In fact, during training this is part of her work - not just finding the caches of illicit drugs".

by | July 28, 2018 | 03:38

As many as 463 parents whose children remain in government custody are no longer in the United States , according to government attorneys. Still, it appeared that the judge handing the case, Dana M. Maria Odom, vice president of legal services for Kids in Need of Defense, said two children the group represented were sent from NY to Texas to be reunited with their mother.

by | July 28, 2018 | 04:26

But Britain, fearing the European Union proposal would break up its territory, has suggested instead that the whole country remain aligned with the European Union in certain areas, only until the end of 2021. In a TV interview yesterday, Mrs May did not deny stockpiling is happening, but said the Government is being "responsible and sensible" while still trying to get a good deal with the European Union.

by | July 28, 2018 | 01:56

Trump and Putin may meet on the sidelines of an worldwide conference at some point, the Russian government had said, but the upshot of Friday's back-and-forth was that both leaders want another bilateral summit as well at some point. It would be Mr Trump's first visit to Moscow since 2013, when he took the Miss Universe beauty pageant, which he then owned, to the Russian capital.

by | July 28, 2018 | 02:55

An unknown number of civilians have also been transported to the hospital to be treated for burns. The blaze killed two firefighters, one of whom had been using a bulldozer to clear plants to stop its spread. Residents in the western part of Redding who had not been under evacuation orders were caught off guard and had to flee with little notice. The blaze continues to threaten almost 5,000 structures and 65 buildings have already been incinerated.

by | July 27, 2018 | 05:51

Discharged from hospital , the British Charlie Rowley, who was poisoned nervously-paralytic substance "Newbie" in Amesbury, told how it gave her friend the bottle of poison. He described Ms Sturgess as a "lovely lady" and a "wonderful woman". "It was just so unfortunate". "These things can evade detection if they are very small amounts and very well shielded, whether they are biological, chemical or a biological agent", he says.

by | July 27, 2018 | 04:33

Collins' questions had focused on Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen . "Mr. President, did Michael Cohen betray you?" "Are you anxious about what Michael Cohen was going to say to prosecutors?" was another question. The network calls the decision "retaliatory in nature" and "not indicative of an open and free press". Shine and Sanders might be banking on the possibility that Trump's fans will jeer Collins and cheer them on.

by | July 27, 2018 | 05:30

Repatriating the remains of U.S. soldiers who perished during the 1950-53 Korean War was part of an agreement signed by Kim and Trump during their landmark summit in Singapore last month. The Korean Peninsula could "spiral toward the brink of war" unless the United States agrees to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War, the North's state-controlled propaganda outlet said Thursday.

by | July 27, 2018 | 03:55

According to the report, officers worked to de-escalate the situation. At one point, the body cam video appears to show the officer bodyslamming the boy into the patrol auto after the boy lunged at police in an apparent attempt to prevent them from taking his dad away.

by | July 27, 2018 | 04:31

Turkey opposes sanctions on Iran and is not obliged to abide by sanctions imposed by the U.S., the United Kingdom or any other country, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Tuesday. The sanctions would include a universal ban on Iran over buying or acquiring USA dollars which will come into force in August as well as restrictions over purchases of crude oil from the country and investing in its oil sector projects which will become effective by the start of November.

by | July 27, 2018 | 04:56

Oil prices gained on Wednesday after data from the American Petroleum Institute (API) reported USA crude inventories fell more than expected last week. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, suggested that Iran may block all Gulf Oil exports if their own exports are halted. With the U.S.

by | July 27, 2018 | 04:16

Sanders on Monday also named former FBI Director James Comey and former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe , who do not have clearances. " Public officials should not use their security clearances to leverage speaking fees or network talking head fees ", he added.

by | July 27, 2018 | 02:59

American Airlines spokeswoman Shannon Gilson said on Tuesday that "air travel is global business, and we abide by the rules in countries where we operate". "Private companies should be free to conduct their usual business operations free from political pressure of governments", Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said at the time.

by | July 27, 2018 | 03:11

But she remained a beneficiary of whatever financial success her firm enjoyed after she departed. She also ruled out selling the brand to a third party. His golf course operations in Scotland, for example, have drawn the ire of some of the locals in places like Aberdeen. The move was also celebrated by digital strategist Shannon Coulter, who started the #GrabYourWallet movement in October 2016, urging a boycott of retailers that carry Trump family products.

by | July 27, 2018 | 03:05

Zoo officials denied making an ass of themselves, with the facility's director telling local radio station Nogoum FM that the animal is in fact a zebra and not a donkey in disguise. And, a zoo in Henan province in 2013 hoped guests wouldn't notice that its African lion exhibit was actually home to a Tibetan mastiff dog. Other zoos have also been accused of trying to gray the area between zebras and donkeys.

by | July 27, 2018 | 03:51

Lawmakers plan to question Interior Minister Gerard Collomb this week as Macron's government faces mounting criticism over how it initially disciplined Benalla . French media reported that Benalla , 26, had been granted perks by the presidency such as an apartment in a high-class Paris area and a chauffeur-driven vehicle.

by | July 27, 2018 | 04:00

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop from near Windsor through areas just east of Lake Huron and northeast of Georgian Bay near noon. "Wind gust of 90 km/h may be associated with these storms as well as large hail", the advisory said.

by | July 27, 2018 | 02:50

It will be Erdogan's first trip to Africa since he was re-elected on June 24 for a second term with enhanced powers. And in comments that numbed some market players, Erdogan in May dubbed interest rates as "the mother and father of all evil".

by | July 27, 2018 | 02:51

Putin already had sent signals that he wasn't interested in coming to Washington . US President Donald Trump on Wednesday delayed a second summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin , while his top diplomat insisted there was no let up against Moscow following the two leaders' controversial meeting in Helsinki.

by | July 27, 2018 | 01:40

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he believes Russian Federation will work hard to sway November U.S. congressional elections toward Democrats and not his fellow Republicans, but provided no evidence to back up his assertion. The bill said that if the Kremlin tries to interfere with a federal election again, a mandatory set of severe sanctions would be imposed. While a clear legislative path is far from certain, and several GOP aides noted potential White House opposition to any new ...

by | July 26, 2018 | 04:59

All 12 recordings were turned over to the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY last Friday after lawyers for Cohen and Trump withdrew their claim that the recordings should be protected from prosecutors' eyes due to attorney-client privilege, said the filing by court-appointed watchdog Barbara Jones.

by | July 26, 2018 | 04:07

The latest flare-up between American and Iran's presidents follows a speech by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday calling Iranian leaders a " mafia ". "It was just some rhetoric, whereas Vladimir Putin is actually attacking the United States as we know from [Trump's] own Director of National Intelligence, and Trump has nothing to say about that".