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by | August 24, 2018 | 09:55

FREE NAZANIN CAMPAIGN Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is reunited with her daughter Gabriella. "The Free Nazanin campaign is very pleased to confirm that Nazanin was released from Evin prison (in Tehran) on furlough this morning", said Mr Ratcliffe.

by | August 24, 2018 | 07:41

South Africa's government pushed back on Thursday, underscoring Trump's cluelessness about the proposed policy and demanding an explanation. An online petition titled "Genocide of whites in South Africa", which calls on Trump to allow "white Boers to come to the United States", has garnered almost 23,000 signatures.

by | August 23, 2018 | 08:43

With a trustworthiness score in place, it's clear that Facebook is trying to use its customers as the solution to the problem of fake news. A previously unreported user rating system has been discovered to be in use at Facebook , where each Facebook user is assigned a trustworthiness score on a scale.

by | August 23, 2018 | 07:24

Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam. The last batch flew in to the country through a Fly Nass airline from Abuja, which conveyed five pilgrims from Kaduna State, 14 members of medical team and 171 others. This is the first year when Haj pilgrimage is taking place without being provided any subsidy. Hundreds were killed in a crush in 2015, the worst disaster to strike hajj for at least 25 years.

by | August 23, 2018 | 07:25

But Turnbull at that point was holding out, his camp arguing that Dutton supporters had not shown they had majority support - 43 MPs - for their call for a special meeting. A defiant prime minister is holding onto his leadership with support from his two key lieutenants Treasurer Scott Morrison and Finance Minister Mathias Cormann.

by | August 23, 2018 | 05:32

Residents in Georgetown and West Bank Demerara Wednesday morning at about 9:27 reported feeling a slight tremor that lasted for less than one minute. "There are still people in the street". Traffic jams formed on highways in Port of Spain, but there were no immediate reports of casualties there either. According to reports, the quake was also felt in Barbados, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, and in Bogota, Columbia.

by | August 23, 2018 | 05:15

Human-rights advocates this week are sounding the alarm about Israa al-Ghomgham and five other activists from Saudi Arabia's troubled Eastern Province. She was convicted at a recent hearing, representatives for Amnesty International and the European Saudi Organization for Human Rights said. They are due to appear in court again on October 28, according to HRW.

by | August 23, 2018 | 05:58

Any such deal, now or later, would be a potentially perilous development for Trump that could offer investigators a detailed view into the president's business and campaign dealings. The investigation into Cohen has pulled back the curtain on Cohen's role as the president's loyal "fixer". Porn star Stormy Daniels has said Cohen paid her $130,000 shortly before the November 2016 election to keep quiet about a 2006 sexual encounter with Trump.

by | August 23, 2018 | 05:39

Last week, a motorway bridge collapsed in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, killing 43 people . The news agency ANSA said the dead included one such guide, a 32-year-old who also worked as a rescue worker during the avalanche that buried the Rigopiano hotel in Abruzzo in January 2017.

by | August 23, 2018 | 05:11

The attacked occurred just before 6 a.m. (0400 GMT) Monday in the Cornella district on the outskirts of the city, local police said in a tweet. Comas added that the attacker "was not known to be affiliated with any jihadist cell". Police sources also report that the officer who fired the shots was not alone in the police station when the man entered, and that all other regional police stations and security forces throughout Spain have been alerted about the incident.

by | August 23, 2018 | 06:23

The bodies were recovered from a auto crushed under slabs of concrete, the Genoa prefecture said on Sunday, five days after a 200-metre section of the Morandi bridge gave way in busy traffic, plunging vehicles and debris to the ground 50 metres below.

by | August 23, 2018 | 05:33

A 45-year-old woman trying to protect her her dog from a 2.44 metre alligator has died after she was snatched and dragged underwater. "We are extremely saddened by this news and will share information with the community as it is made available", Sea Pines said in the statement.

by | August 23, 2018 | 06:14

A photograph sits amid the tributes as they grow outside the home where a pregnant woman, Shanann Watts , and her two daughters, Bella and Celeste , lived Thursday, Aug. Shanann Watts' body was found in a shallow grave near an oil tank, according to court documents filed in Weld County and obtained by ABC News .

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:47

Christopher Peters, a Republican mounting a long-shot challenge to Iowa Democratic Congressman Dave Loebsack, said on Facebook that politicizing Tibbetts' murder "cheapens the death of this young woman". "We appreciate the support for law enforcement community in their commitment to this investigation, and we thank the Brooklyn community for their support for the investigation".

by | August 22, 2018 | 07:57

Earlier in the day, Portland's air quality ranked second-worst among major cities across the world. A stronger push of marine air is expected to start clearing out the smoke Wednesday night, and the weather service forecasts smoke to be nearly completely out of the area by this weekend.

by | August 22, 2018 | 02:54

With seven months until Britain officially leaves the bloc, negotiations faltering, chances are rising of an acrimonious divorce - and the one thing that pro- and anti-EU forces have in common is that they are both unhappy. Mr Farage said Theresa May's Chequers blueprint would not enable the United Kingdom to take back control of its borders and fishing rights and to strike free trade deals around the world.

by | August 22, 2018 | 02:06

Anthony Lake, a national security adviser to President Bill Clinton, and Bill Burns, a top State Department official for many years, were among those who took part. This week, the White House faced a string of embarrassing news reports stemming from the release of former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman's tell-all book, " Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House ".

by | August 22, 2018 | 02:24

A former Nazi labor camp guard who was living in Queens has been deported. Palij, an ethnic Ukrainian born in a part of Poland that is now Ukraine , told the Justice Department he had Ukrainian citizenship. Palij was flown on a specially chartered air ambulance from Teterboro, New Jersey, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and arrived in Dusseldorf, Germany, at 8 a.m.

by | August 21, 2018 | 08:39

He suffered head injuries and was taken to hospital unconscious but was reported to be out of danger, said Castro, who is also head of the state's police force. "The people here are up in arms". "It was awful, they burned the tents and everything that was inside", said Carol Marcano, a Venezuelan. The Brazilian Public Security Ministry said it would deploy soldiers of the elite National Force to Pacaraima on Monday to maintain order, in addition to forces already on the ground.

by | August 21, 2018 | 08:23

Much of the probe is expected to focus on Zuma's relationship with the Guptas, a wealthy Indian family accused of wielding undue political influence. Zuma's successor as president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has vowed to crack down on government corruption, which he has admitted was a serious problem.

by | August 21, 2018 | 07:46

Speaking in Canberra after losing a party room ballot 48 votes to 35, Mr Dutton did not rule out a second tilt at the nation's top job. 35 Liberal MPs - a significant chunk - voted for Peter Dutton in a surprise vote Turnbull called. However, those who didn't support it threatened to "cross the floor" - that is, vote against it in Parliament. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has positioned himself to move if he chooses.

by | August 21, 2018 | 07:42

Henderson suggested using portable air cleaners indoors to keep the air as clean as possible during smoky conditions. Henderson said testing had shown levels of fine particulate matter of up to 200 parts per million in some B.C. Those highs today are feeling more like the lows from last week. A current air quality check can be found here. Those who must go outdoors are recommended to wear a N-95 rated respirator mask.

by | August 21, 2018 | 07:04

The U.S. Department of Defense's 2018 report to Congress also distorted relations and situation across the Taiwan Strait, said Wu Qian, the spokesperson for China's Ministry of National Defense, Friday. China's stance on maritime issues is consistent and clear-cut, and China is committed to resolving disputes peacefully through direct negotiations with related parties.

by | August 21, 2018 | 07:44

This year, the day will begin on the evening of August 21 and will continue till the evening of August 22. It occurs between the 8th and 12th day of the last month of the Islamic calendar, the Dhu al-Hijjah which is based on lunar events.

by | August 21, 2018 | 07:30

Mahathir - who had earlier led Malaysia from 1981 to 2003 - appears to have softened his stance on China as well, after scoring a stunning electoral victory and returning to power. The multi-billion dollar programme to build roads, railways and ports across Asia and Europe has stoked fears of ballooning debt in poor countries like Myanmar and Laos.

by | August 21, 2018 | 07:15

Police were called onto the scene in Adderley Gardens, Greenwich, at around 12.10pm, where they recovered the hammer believed to have been used in the attack. The retired TV engineer said: 'I heard a bit of a commotion, I looked outside and there was about half a dozen people out there. Ania Gos, who works for S&P Global, and her mother were attacked in Adderley Gardens, New Eltham, on Sunday.

by | August 21, 2018 | 05:25

Bolton declined to say whether he had seen examples of Chinese election interference in the past, but stressed that "looking at the 2018 election, those are the four countries that we're most concerned about". "Obviously we've got great challenges, for Israel, for the United States and the whole world". Before leaving for Israel, Mr. Bolton told ABC news that the U.S., Israel and Russian Federation share the same objective - getting Iranian forces, militias and their surrogates out of ...

by | August 21, 2018 | 05:59

Trump's boast about cooperating with the Mueller investigation drew other viral reactions online, including many who pointed out that Trump's team has consistently lied about some key parts of the Russia investigation, including a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Kremlin-connected attorney offering dirt on Hillary Clinton that had been stolen by Russian hackers.

by | August 20, 2018 | 06:11

The newly released video shows Dunn running across a parking lot as he held the girl's head. He picked her up, ran to his cruiser, and blasted the air conditioning. She has now been charged with child neglect. In the audio from police footage, Dunn can be heard saying, "It's OK, baby". The girl was released from the hospital three days after the incident and Dunn was able to meet her.

by | August 20, 2018 | 04:50

Sen. Upon returning to her district after a highly publicized media and campaigning tour across the country, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez apparently needed a break from the media. "We're still adjusting our logistics to fit Alexandria's national profile". "It's not been a policy of the campaign", Trent said. Trent, a campaign spokesman, said Trent said their campaign is committed to maintaining a positive relationship with area media outlets.

by | August 20, 2018 | 06:08

Trump choose a different topic to avoid questions about how the wife of a notorious Twitter bully could lead a campaign to spotlight anti-bullying and other child wellness efforts, and he warned her that she was opening herself to such jeers", wrote the Times, citing sources familiar with the conversations.

by | August 20, 2018 | 04:10

The 46-year-old woman gave her name as Kay during a brief appearance on Croatian television before she was taken to an ambulance. She identified herself as Kay from England, age 46. When the crew realized that someone had fallen into the water, they stopped the ship and mounted a search. The incident was reported just after midnight, at which point a search was launched involving the Croatian Coast Guard and a PC-9 search plane.

by | August 20, 2018 | 04:51

She added on Instagram, "It also put me in the best possible mood!" The journey using an electric bike was "mostly downhill", the keen cyclist said, joking: "Probably should have cycled more in the last few weeks to get the labour going!" Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gave birth to a girl, Neve, on June 21 this year at Auckland City Hospital.

by | August 20, 2018 | 03:49

Sensitive groups include people who have asthma or other breathing conditions; people with heart disease or high blood pressure; children and the elderly; and people of all ages who are taking part in extended, heavy physical activity outdoors.

by | August 20, 2018 | 03:08

Despite Jones' questionable conduct, Donald Trump appeared on his radio show while campaigning for president. Mr. Jones had been informed in writing in April that he was obligated by law to preserve all relevant material, according to the court filing in District Court in Travis County in Austin.