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by | September 06, 2018 | 09:06

Pompeo and Mattis will also meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their visit. The Communications Compatibility and Security Agreement ( COMCASA ) has always been a demand of the United States and would open the door for Washington to sell sensitive defense equipment to India, like the armed version of Guardian drones.

by | September 06, 2018 | 09:56

Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, said on Tuesday the UN Security Council would meet on Friday to discuss the precarious situation in the province. Peskov took issue with Trump's warning, saying the situation could have "dangerous, negative" consequences for the entire country. De Mistura said there were about 10,000 fighters with UN-recognized terrorist organizations now in Idlib.

by | September 06, 2018 | 08:00

Early Wednesday, rescuers began evacuating some of the 3,000 people who were stranded overnight at the airport. Additionally, New Chitose Airport near Sapporo in northern Japan was closed on Thursday due to an natural disaster. Around 16,000 people spent the night in shelters, local media said. The storm was the latest in a series of natural disasters to hit Japan this summer, starting with record rains in July that triggered flooding and landslides that killed over 200 people.

by | September 06, 2018 | 06:59

The quake, which struck at 3.08am (6.08pm GMT on Wednesday) had a magnitude of 6.7, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said. Photos from Sapporo, Hokkaido's main city on the western part of the island, showed huge cracks in the street and subsided houses.

by | September 06, 2018 | 07:46

President Trump has pledged to campaign in Texas for the man he once labelled " Lyin' Ted " Cruz in an attempt to stave off a strong Democratic challenger who could help to turn the Senate against the president. "He is another all talk, no action pol!" Hogg survived a Valentine's Day shooting in Parkland, Fla. that left 17 dead. The feud between the two continued to escalate as the primary season continued, with Trump amplifying a conspiracy theory that Cruz's father was involved in the ...

by | September 06, 2018 | 08:34

The Justice Department said on Wednesday it has convened a meeting with state attorneys general to discuss concerns that social media platforms were "intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas". In May 2017, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , which ultimately led deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to appoint Robert Mueller as a special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation.

by | September 06, 2018 | 06:52

They said the men flew from Moscow to London on Russian passports. A police officer, Nick Bailey, was also hospitalized. Police believe the nerve agent was smuggled to Britain in a counterfeit Nina Ricci perfume bottle and sprayed on the front door of Sergei Skripal's house.

by | September 05, 2018 | 06:46

The pontiff said there were still "winds of war" and "unsettling news about the risk of a possible humanitarian catastrophe in the province of Idlib". Turkey fears a major assault on Idlib could send a new wave of refugees towards its border, and wants to maintain a "de-escalation agreement" that it struck with Russian Federation and Iran past year.

by | September 05, 2018 | 06:29

The strong gusts ripped sheeting from rooftops, toppled trucks on bridges and swept a tanker anchored in Osaka bay into a nearby bridge running to the Kansai International Airport. The prime minister, Shinzo Abe, urged residents to "evacuate early" and cancelled a planned trip to Kyushu in Japan's south-west to oversee the government's response.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:36

Other damning sections featuring Mattis include: he had to correct Trump after he got the story of John McCain's capture and torture wrong, and he carefully did not go forward with Trump's demand that the USA should "fucking kill" Bashar al-Assad after the chemical attack in April of previous year.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:55

Fire brigade, police and NDRF personnel are engaged in rescue work in the fading light. "It is a responsibility of PWD to conduct structural audit of bridges on a regular basis". The Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, called the collapse "deeply unfortunate". Banerjee said she was trying her best to return to the city at the earliest to take stock of the situation but that flights were unavailable.

by | September 05, 2018 | 04:07

The statement said no journalist had been prevented from talking to any person, including refugees, but Ms Dreaver did not follow the correct procedure. "Your unilateral action as president of Nauru is a unsafe precedent that I believe may not be accepted by forum leaders", he wrote in a letter to Waqa.

by | September 05, 2018 | 02:02

Trump has repeatedly lashed out at Sessions on social media over the attorney general's decision previous year to recuse himself from the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. "These two men have been charged with crimes because of evidence, not because of who the President was when the investigations began". In an interview last week with Fox News, lashed out at Mr.

by | September 04, 2018 | 10:22

His mother told police that she and the little boy, Jordan, were out walking around 9 p.m. Saturday when a man offered them a ride in his auto. Phoenix Dickens hasn't been seen since early Monday morning, September 3 near 62nd and Stark.

by | September 04, 2018 | 09:45

In a short speech after Mass, Wuerl asked for forgiveness for his "error in judgement" and "inaccuracies" from the 200 or so people in the church. The disruption came when Cardinal Wuerl asked the congregation to keep Pope Francis in their prayers.

by | September 04, 2018 | 10:14

It was not clear how many Florida voters received the robocalls on Friday. Andrew Gillum made history as the first African American to win a major-party nomination for governor in Florida. "They are now using full bullhorns". Experts tell NPR that it costs around 1 to 5 cents per call. Gillum responded by claiming that Florida couldn't do it alone; taxes would not be raised, and that 700,000 people would be helped, before he claimed that it was a personal issue for him as he claimed ...

by | September 04, 2018 | 08:56

The Press-Enterprise reports that three people are in critical condition after the shooting . All 8 victims survived the shooting and were treated in three hospitals around the area, KABC reported. During the police response, a "hostile crowd emerged" in the complex, which prompted officers to call for assistance from other law enforcement agencies.

by | September 04, 2018 | 05:40

Categorized as "very strong" based on its top wind speeds, Jebi would be the strongest typhoon to make landfall in Japan since 1993 if it maintains its force, an agency official said at a press conference Monday. In northern Japan, the rain and winds are expected to intensify on Wednesday. All Nippon Airways Co expects to cancel 229 domestic flights, and Japan Airlines Co 180 flights, many being to and from Osaka .

by | September 04, 2018 | 05:43

In the video, Silver is apparently seen smashing out the Greyhound bus' window with a auto jack. The chaos unfolded when the hothead, identified by cops as Mariana Silver, 20, was attempting to illegally pass the bus near the 1800 block of Bladensburg Road Thursday, police told local outlet WTOP .

by | September 04, 2018 | 05:32

The Government of National Unity, which is recognised by the worldwide community, on Sunday said it was declaring a state of emergency in the Libyan capital and its environs. Human Rights Watch condemned the violence and said that at least 18 of the dead were civilians, among them four children. Hundreds of migrants trapped by the fighting have been moved to other detention centres, while the city's airport was closed for two days on Friday.

by | September 04, 2018 | 05:04

Toshio, a first-time starter for trainer Phil D'Amato, swerved suddenly in midstretch, throwing jockey Drayden Van Dyke to the turf. The officer on scene then returns 4 rounds before the man hits the ground. Sheriff's deputies returned fire, according to the sheriff's office, and Elizarraras was struck. "It happened so fast, there was a thousand people", one witness said.

by | September 04, 2018 | 05:13

Trump had wanted a USA military parade in Washington but baulked at price estimates. Last year, Mr Trump, while attending the US-Asean Summit in the Philippines, skipped the East Asia Summit , drawing some criticism that he was ceding the stage to China.

by | September 04, 2018 | 04:31

Forces Afghanistan Commanding General Scott Miller said in a statement . He was believed to have led a force of 2,000 fighters , according to the Times . These groups thrive in ungoverned spaces, General Nicholson mentioned, the war spilled over to the rest of the world, they raise money, they recruit, they plan, they inspire attacks, we must maintain pressure on them.

by | September 04, 2018 | 04:26

The birth heightened outrage at the pair's incarceration in a case widely seen by rights groups as a sham. Reuters published the results of the journalists' investigation in February, after Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were already detained.

by | September 04, 2018 | 03:22

He is set to be sentenced on Friday. At the first gathering of Trump's foreign policy team in Washington on March 31, 2016, Papadopoulos, 'eager to show his value to the campaign, ' told the candidate and his advisors that he had connections that could facilitate such a meeting.

by | September 04, 2018 | 02:35

Thousands of people were expected to attend a free, open-air concert in the city Monday meant to send a signal against hatred and anti-migrant sentiment. The leaking of the arrest warrant for one of the two stabbing suspects to PEGIDA raised concerns that some justice officials in the state of Saxony, where Chemnitz is located, were sympathetic to the far right.

by | September 04, 2018 | 03:27

She then allegedly tried to carjack another vehicle by jumping into the passenger's seat while still carrying the baby, officials said. Troopers pulled Rodriguez out of the auto and restrained her. She lost control of the auto and crashed into another vehicle in front of her. According to Fox News , a female motorist who has not been publicly identified began by leading police in a pursuit that resulted in a crash.

by | September 04, 2018 | 02:23

The pictures posted online showed the eye slipping off the fish's face, clearly showing a much more yellow eye beneath. A woman posted a video on Facebook on Friday of her washing the fish and removing the eye, which soon went viral. Endora added: 'I'm a huge fan of Googly Eyes on fruits, vegetables, pics of Trump.but this story is just messed up'. Social media users were quick to make fun of the attempted hoax.

by | September 04, 2018 | 02:08

The controversial Philippine president made headlines when he compared his war on drugs to the Holocaust and likened himself to Hitler. Duterte, who has been president since 2016, in that year compared his campaign against drug dealers to the Holocaust, and said he would kill dealers like Hitler killed Jews, Haaretz reported.

by | September 04, 2018 | 03:31

Rheinmetall Denel Munition manager Norbert Schulze said a pipe of a storage tank started leaking. "I can confirm that eight people are dead", said Theo Layne, a fire and rescue spokesman. Denel, South Africa's state-owned arms manufacturer, has a large stake in Rheinmetall Denel Munition. Natasha Mazzone, the DA Shadow Minister of Public Enterprises, stated that a full and comprehensive inquiry must be conveyed to find out what lead to this incident.

by | September 04, 2018 | 02:27

As the sentences of the two women did not include imprisonment, they were not considered prisoners as defined by the Prison Act and Prison Regulations. It was the first conviction for same-sex relations and the first time a caning had been carried out in public in the state, Reuters quoted Satiful Bahri Mamat, a member of the Terengganu state executive council, as saying.

by | September 04, 2018 | 02:41

He said that the real "scandal" was "not that we have failed, but that we have not even tried" on Brexit. Former foreign secretary and Brexit hardliner Boris Johnson penned a renewed attack on Britain's government Monday (3 September), writing in the Daily Telegraph that the United Kingdom has " gone into battle with the white flag fluttering over our leading tank ".

by | September 04, 2018 | 01:41

A CNN panel responded to the president's tweets by noting how shocking it is to see a president regularly attack his own attorney general. Calling the agency the " Jeff Sessions Justice Department" is the president's ultimate insult, Trump advisers say.

by | September 03, 2018 | 08:56

On Saturday, official Washington - with the notable exception of President Trump - gathered at Washington National Cathedral for a memorial service that featured tributes by such speakers as former presidents George W. Mr McCain's motorcade arrived from the Capitol, where he laid in state overnight, and the procession made a stop at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, where Mr McCain's wife, Cindy, placed a wreath.

by | September 03, 2018 | 07:28

The building houses more than 20 million historical artefacts, not just from Brazil but also Egypt, Greece and Rome's ancient civilizations. Fire fighters in northern Rio de Janeiro continued to battle the blaze into the early hours. "Everybody wants to be supportive now". A woman reacts during a fire at the National Museum of Brazil. "We never got anything from the federal government", said the official, Luiz Duarte.