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by | September 10, 2018 | 03:02

Troops, artillery and tanks have made their way past leader Kim Jong Un in the centre of Pyongyang, but the largest missiles shown were short-range battlefield devices, according to reports. 9, 2018. North Korea's state-run media published Friday what it said was an "indictment" by its South Korean wing, denouncing USA forces on the peninsula and calling their withdrawal "the irresistible trend of the times".

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:22

Butina, a gun-rights advocate who came to the US on a student visa, has been in custody since her July arrest after prosecutors alleged that she had ties to Russia's intelligence services and oligarchs capable of providing her a way out of the country.

by | September 10, 2018 | 01:41

The Streatham MP, one of the leading backbenchers from the party's centre-left, previously said people with his views were being forced out of Labour under Jeremy Corbyn , and he urged the leader to " call off the dogs ". 'The Labour Party takes complaints of antisemitism extremely seriously and the General Secretary has made tackling it her top priority. "We want to make amends".

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:12

The book claims Trump calls Attorney General Jeff Sessions "mentally retarded", while describing how his own staff called the president "unhinged" and an "idiot". Woodward's book is based off of hundreds of hours of interviews with current and former officials, and includes several remarkable examples of top Trump aides disparaging their boss.

by | September 10, 2018 | 01:50

Speaking of his very first time experiencing the magical place, Obama recalled: 'I went and did all the, you know, Bare Necessity thing and, you know, the Small World and the Matterhorn. He did say, however, that the officers told him he'd be able to come back again in the future as long as he doesn't smoke. 'This is a true story everybody.

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:31

Mr Johnson said there are "far better technical solutions" to the Irish border issue. While Mr Javid voiced measured criticism of Mr Johnson, other Tories reacted more angrily to his remarks. "U$3 nder the Chequers proposal , we are set to agree to accept their rules - forever - with no say on the making of those rules", he complained.

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:00

Vice-president Mike Pence says he is "100% confident" that none of his staff were behind an anonymous article that described Donald Trump as "amoral" and "erratic". The book, Fear: Trump In The White House , is scheduled to be formally released on Tuesday, all but ensuring that the debate over Mr Trump's leadership ability and style will extend into a second straight week.

by | September 10, 2018 | 01:56

Sen. Ben Sasse reiterated on Sunday that he frequently considers leaving the Republican Party and is exhausted of the partisan gridlock inside the Washington Beltway. The Nebraska senator's comment comes after he tweeted last week that he "regularly" thinks about switching to become an independent. He responded, "yep - regularly consider it".

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:41

The Trump administration said September 6, it is abandoning a longstanding court settlement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept locked up, and it is proposing new regulations that would let the government detain families until their immigration cases are decided.

by | September 10, 2018 | 01:21

He had planned to lead a protest in Moscow on Sunday, but a court last month convicted him of breaking protest laws and jailed him for 30 days. A senior Moscow police official said that around 100 people were arrested in Russia's capital and St.

by | September 10, 2018 | 00:46

He called on the newspaper to reveal the author's name. President Donald Trump says he doesn't think Nike's endorsement deal with Colin Kaepernick is appropriate. It doesn't matter. We will impeach him. John McCain, who died almost two weeks ago, for opposing his Obamacare repeal effort. Vice President Mike Pence and Trump's Cabinet members spent the day issuing statements saying they weren't the authors of the op-ed.

by | September 10, 2018 | 01:37

First Lady Melania Trump also weighed in to address the writer of the op-ed through her spokesperson. If a person is bold enough to accuse people of negative actions, they have a responsibility to publicly stand by their words and people have the right to be able to defend themselves.

by | September 10, 2018 | 01:25

Homicide detectives are continuing to comb a house for clues after five people, believed to be two women and three children, were found dead in a Perth home. It is also unclear how long their bodies had been inside the home before the grim discovery. "While the scene is yet to be forensically examined it is believed that up to five deceased are located at that scene", Mr Steel said, adding that there was at least one woman among the dead.

by | September 10, 2018 | 01:10

Sweden's prime minister denounced an increasingly popular far-right party as racist and a threat to the nation's European values on Saturday as political candidates made their final pre-election pitches to voters. Separately, Swedish tabloid Expressen interviewed a representative of the right-wing Sweden Democrats. The left-leaning Social Democrats and their allies earned 39.4 percent of the vote, according to exit polls , while the right-leaning Alliance polled at 39.6 percent.

by | September 10, 2018 | 02:13

Former President Robert Mugabe has made his first public comments on Zimbabwe's disputed election . In appointing Ncube, Mnangagwa wants to show the global community that he is giving priority to the economy and moving away from the Mugabe years where important cabinet posts were given on patronage lines.

by | September 09, 2018 | 04:45

Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko told reporters that the extensive power outage was caused by an emergency shutdown of the main thermal power plant that supply half of the electricity to all of Hokkaido. Local news has reported a blackout across a wide area in Hokkaido. NHK footage showed a crumbled brick wall and broken glass in a home, and quoted police as saying some people were trapped in collapsed structures.

by | September 09, 2018 | 05:16

Death sentences have been handed down to hundreds of his political opponents on charges such as belonging to an illegal organisation or planning to carry out an attack. Of the 75 defendants facing the death penalty, 44 were in the dock while the rest were tried in absentia. He is due for release within a few days after already having spent five years in jail, his lawyer Karim Abdelrady said , according to the same reports .

by | September 09, 2018 | 05:43

For Russia , Iran, and the Syrian government, retaking Idlib is crucial to completing what they seek: a military victory in Syria's civil war, which has killed more than 400,000 people and displaced millions. Already, close to half a million people have been killed in Syria's long, grinding war, which began first as a popular uprising against Assad and later devolved into a sectarian and regional conflict.

by | September 09, 2018 | 04:20

Officer Amber Guyger, who has been with the Dallas Police Department for almost five years, is expected to be charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of Botham Jean at the South Side Flats complex in the Cedars. He came up that evening and was just smiling and excited about leading it. Hall said Friday that the officer's blood was drawn to be tested for drugs and alcohol and she acknowledged that there were still many questions about the events that led to Jean's death.

by | September 09, 2018 | 03:16

According to the World Health Organization, the medical centers provide healthcare for Palestinians to whom such medical assistance is unavailable in the occupied West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip. The week before that, officials said the USA was slashing more than $200 million for humanitarian and development aid in the West Bank and Gaza. The Palestinians consider the eastern sector of the city as their capital, and the status of Jerusalem is one of the thorniest issues in their ...

by | September 09, 2018 | 04:11

Not long after Trump took the podium Thursday night at MetraPark, social media cued into Linfesty's puzzled facial expressions, visible just over Trump's right shoulder. "The woman she came in, and she just said, 'I'm going to replace you.' And I just walked off". "I think I know why they removed me". "I didn't really have a plan", he added.

by | September 09, 2018 | 02:42

Mr Fleming, the director of the government's cyber intelligence agency, said GCHQ had supported police in a "painstaking" and "highly complex" investigation into what happened after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, Wiltshire on 4 March.

by | September 09, 2018 | 04:08

After the historic verdict on Section 377 , there has been a debate on whether or not to allow same sex marriages . The 158-year-old British-era law had the provision of punishment for consensual gay sex between adults. We know what life can be like for those whose love is demonized. Sukhdeep Singh, a gay rights activist and editor of Gaylaxy Magazine , said the community still had a lot of distance to go "to be legally with your partner".

by | September 09, 2018 | 03:27

The Chinese delegation then stormed out, with Du reportedly striding around the room to emphasise his displeasure before leaving. Ardern, who is now at the Pacific Island Forum in Nauru, gathered with Pacific leaders to discuss the Boe Declaration on regional security.

by | September 09, 2018 | 03:02

Still, Kavanaugh revealed a few things about himself, professionally and personally. A tweet from NARAL called Kavanaugh's comment "not only an anti-science lie, it's an anti-choice extremest phrase". Dean has given numerous interviews throughout Trump's presidency, all following the same theme of being "more unsafe than Nixon". Kagan, incidentally, was the dean at Harvard Law School who hired Kavanaugh to teach there.

by | September 09, 2018 | 03:29

Home Depot was closed. The family then remembered that when they bought the house two years prior, there were a couple of what they thought were candles in the basement , left by the previous owners of the home, according to WTIC. Officials searched surrounding properties but didn't find any other explosive devices. The "tragic accident" unfolded on Lindley Street at about 9:20 p.m., after thunderstorms had knocked out power to homes in the Bridgeport area, CBS reported.

by | September 09, 2018 | 02:25

However, no charges have yet been filed . "Further updates will be provided as circumstances warrant". Authorities executed the warrant on Mark D'Amico and Katelyn McClure's home in Florence, New Jersey, about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northeast of Philadelphia, and were seen loading a BMW onto a flatbed truck, according to 6ABC.

by | September 09, 2018 | 03:24

Papadopoulos apologized for his actions, telling a judge that he had made a "dreadful mistake" and was eager for redemption. "In some ways it constitutes a calculated exercise of self interest over the national interest", the judge said. "He called Mueller's team "professional" and well-prepared". Papadopoulos initially lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about the timing of his interactions with the professor, suggesting they happened before he started working for Trump, while ...

by | September 09, 2018 | 01:53

Still, disagreements between the two major economic powers run deeper than just the trade balance and tensions remain over limits on USA firms' access to Chinese markets, intellectual property protection, technology transfers and investment.

by | September 09, 2018 | 02:31

Ahmed al-Assadi, spokesman for the second-largest list, Conquest Alliance, also called for Abadi's resignation, denouncing "the government's failure to resolve the crisis in Basra". The protesters held two Iraqi employees hostage for about an hour before leaving the facility peacefully, according to a Lukoil source and a source with Basra's energy police.

by | September 09, 2018 | 02:09

However the EU's chief negotiator , Michel Barnier , has warned he is "strongly opposed" to the United Kingdom proposals, which he claimed would undermine the European project and the single market. But Mr Robbins insisted the package remained "credible and sensible". Berlin is ready to accept a less detailed agreement on Britain's future trade ties with the European Union in an effort to get a Brexit deal done, according to Bloomberg.

by | September 08, 2018 | 09:19

Although the President has publicly said he was eager to face questions from Mr. Mueller, his lawyers have been far more reluctant to make him available for an interview and have questioned whether Mr. President Trump is not ruling out the possibility that he could answer questions from special counsel Robert Mueller in the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, but he told reporters Friday that there would be conditions imposed.

by | September 08, 2018 | 07:30

Jean was shot by the uniformed police officer who "fired her weapon striking the victim", according to a police report. The man who lived there - identified as 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean - was home when the officer entered. Hall said the officer's blood will be tested to determine whether she had been using drugs or alcohol. She walked into an apartment, mistaking it for her own, and found a man inside.

by | September 08, 2018 | 06:36

Kim Kardashian at the 2010 White House Correspondent's dinner. Kim Kardashian West is taking on the case of another prisoner with a life sentence, after her campaign to free Alice Marie Johnson earlier this year was successful, according to a new report.

by | September 08, 2018 | 06:51

Former London Mayor Boris Johnson and his wife Marina Wheeler arrive to vote in the European Union referendum, at a polling station in north London, Britain June 23, 2016. In the wake of the news Ladbrokes, the bookmaker, cut the odds on Johnson replacing May as leader from 4/1 to 7/2 after a punter staked £2500 (NZ$4900) on the outcome.