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by | September 13, 2018 | 03:00

After four months, that is exactly what's happening. Salehi's warnings came days after he announced to Iran's state media that the Islamic Republic had completed construction of a facility capable of producing advanced centrifuges at its nuclear plant Natanz, fulfilling threats that it would continue nuclear production in the event that the USA withdraw from the 2014 nuclear deal and slap heavy sanctions on the country.

by | September 13, 2018 | 03:37

Maintaining Russia's defence capabilities is "justified as rival powers are frequently quite aggressive and unfriendly", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in August in comments carried by state news agency, TASS . The war games demonstrate "Russia's focus on exercising large-scale conflict", North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spokesman Dylan White said in late August, stating that the Western alliance had been briefed about Vostok-2018 and would monitor it.

by | September 13, 2018 | 02:31

It covers overt efforts to meddle in election infrastructure, such as vote counts, as well as "propaganda" and other attempts to influence voting from overseas, Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats told reporters. "While the administration has yet to share the full text, an executive order that inevitably leaves the president broad discretion to decide whether to impose tough sanctions against those who attack our democracy is insufficient", Warner said.

by | September 13, 2018 | 03:39

British prosecutors charged two Russian nationals, identified as Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov , last week for allegedly poisoning former spy Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia with a military-grade nerve agent in the city of Salisbury in March.

by | September 13, 2018 | 02:13

Puerto Rico's governor last month raised the US territory's official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975. The study accounted for Puerto Ricans who succumbed to the stifling heat and other aftereffects of the storm and had not been previously counted in official figures.

by | September 13, 2018 | 01:45

Archbishop Jose Gomez, vice president of the bishops' conference, and Monsignor Brian Bransfield, the conference secretary, will also attend, according to the Vatican . On Tuesday, he drew Satan into the fray, suggesting that the devil was behind Vigano's revelations. "In these times, it seems like the "Great Accuser " [a reference to Satan] has been unchained and is attacking bishops", Pope Francis said.

by | September 13, 2018 | 01:49

The forensic report denied there had been any leakage of harmful gases into the room. The chemical works by disrupting the nervous system of insects, causing paralysis or death. Mr Cooper died from severe dysentery "that resulted from E-coli bacteria" and triggered heart problems, the prosecutor said in a statement. Dr Rania Al-Mashat, Egypt's minister of tourism, said the health and safety of tourists to Egypt was "paramount".

by | September 13, 2018 | 01:25

Ford, the Bush spokesman, said the former president is "very impressed with Will Hurd ", explaining that the contest is a "really important race in President Bush's state that he also wanted to get behind". Though Scott was an early supporter of Trump, he's diverged from him on key immigration, tariff and health care issues and toed the line throughout his swing-state election.

by | September 12, 2018 | 05:54

Connolly said Puerto Rico was prostrate for the better part of a year, " most of its power out for months and months and months, homes destroyed, roads washed away". "My heart goes out to the people of SC and North Carolina if he thinks what he did in Puerto Rico is a success", Cruz said, adding that she hopes they can stay safe.

by | September 12, 2018 | 06:29

Five unnamed sources with information about the still-ongoing investigation told NBC News that while Russian Federation is the most likely candidate, there is not enough evidence yet for the U.S.to formally accuse the nation. This year, an American employee at the US consulate in Guangzhou, China had a similar experience. The outlet also reported that the alleged incidents led to the removal of most of the diplomats from Cuba.

by | September 12, 2018 | 06:00

But the controversy is unlikely to ease in the week ahead. That's all a result of the president's leadership. The President has yet to say whether he would go that far, but Mr Pence said he would be willing to submit to such an examination.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:57

Booker had dramatically said he would "knowingly" violate Senate rules to release emails marked " committee confidential " that showed Kavanaugh discussing racial profiling as a White House lawyer in 2002. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. At that time, Kavanaugh had the lowest level of support for a Supreme Court nominee since Robert Bork, whose nomination was rejected by the Senate in 1987.

by | September 12, 2018 | 05:11

Sources at Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail, where Nawaz Sharif , his daughter, Maryam, and son-in-law Muhammad Safdar, have been incarcerated for corruption, said the trio has been informed about Kulsoom's demise. Others speculated on whether Khan's government would allow Sharif or his daughter to return to London to collect Nawaz's body. In her stead, her campaign was led by her daughter Maryam Nawaz.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:19

The incident took place when the bus was returning from Anjaneya Swamy temple. Srinivas, who had received a commendation certificate from TSRTC on Independence Day this year for the meritorious service, had taken the ghat road to save just 2km distance.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:29

In the other Orange County race, Gil Cisneros, a Democratic philanthropist and Navy veteran, is vying for an open seat created by retiring Republican Ed Royce. "A fear and anger that's rooted in our past but it's also born out of the enormous upheavals that are taking place in your brief lifetimes". His overarching message in both speeches, however, was the complaining does nothing when people don't vote.

by | September 12, 2018 | 05:31

The statistics covered the period from April 2017 to March 2018. Cele has asked for different sectors of society, to work more closely with the police to help curb the crime rate. "It is clear that violent crime is a present danger to all South Africans and relevant communities‚" he said‚ adding that an urgent plan was needed.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:19

The attack took place on the main highway between the provincial capital, Jalalabad , and the Torkham border crossing with Pakistan. The incident, the fourth attack to hit the region on Tuesday, took place around 1 pm, when an insurgent detonated a bomb he was carrying in his vest in the Momand Darah district, said Attaullah Khogyanai, spokesperson for Nangarhar governor.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:58

Wade decision that Republicans and anti-abortion rights advocates have condemned for years. Nonetheless, she signaled that Kavanaugh had cleared one hurdle by telling her he considered Roe v Wade settled law. "Saying a case is settled law is not the same thing as saying a case was correctly decided". However, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said: "Everything the Supreme Court decides is settled law until it unsettles it".

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:38

The names are read by victims' loved ones, some of them not yet born when the attacks happened. "There's nothing our resilience and resolve can't overcome, and no act of terror can ever change who we are", Obama wrote. Trump uses "Make America Great Again" as a slogan. Those were absent in his remarks on Tuesday, but his messages earlier in the day focused more on his ongoing frustration with the Russian Federation investigation.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:46

A 16-year-old male was shot in the shoulder and a 17-year-old male was shot in the leg. He was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center. Two of them, bleeding badly, rushed back into the school and the third was found in an alley nearby, according to the school's principal.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:35

He has declared states of emergency for North and SC ahead of the storm, which frees up help from federal agencies. The category 4 hurricane is expected to make landfall in the USA late Thursday night, bringing heavy winds and up to 30 inches of rain.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:19

But in a decision released Tuesday, the board reversed their ruling and ordered instead Barzee be released September 19. Barzee first served a prison term for a federal sentence, before being transported to Utah for the rest of her state sentence, which was initially calculated to end in January 2024, said Greg Johnson, the administrative coordinator for the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:11

She expressed concern that 500 migrant children seized by the USA government have yet to be reunited with their parents. She decried the announcement by U.S. In his report to the UN Human Rights Council in June, Bachelet's predecessor Zeid Hussain had sought an "establishment of a commission of inquiry to conduct a comprehensive independent worldwide investigation into allegations of human rights violations in Kashmir" and asked the governments of India and Pakistan to "fully respect the ...

by | September 12, 2018 | 03:03

In 1990, two nuns were raped in the course of a robbery at a church in Gajraula, Uttar Pradesh, the case received worldwide attention, but the trial turned into a travesty of justice when the police tried to establish that the suspects were in custody at the time when the crime was committed.

by | September 11, 2018 | 13:07

That's what the company told US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in a letter dated Wednesday, a last-ditch appeal to avoid additional tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion that could go into effect as soon as Friday. "The U.S.is moving higher", Lawrence Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, said on CNBC . Intel Inc., Cisco Systems Inc. and others argued in their filings that the tariffs could hamper USA competitiveness in 5G, an emerging wireless technology the ...

by | September 11, 2018 | 13:27

Experts said, however, that his past criticism was mainly related to domestic politics, and predicted the former cricketer would continue to support the CPEC as it had helped fund Pakistan's development and boost its economic growth to almost 6 per cent.

by | September 11, 2018 | 11:03

A tropical storm watch was issued in the latest update across much of Hawaii, including Oahu, Maui, Hawaii counties. On Saturday, McMaster formally declared a state of emergency , allowing officials to put hurricane preparations into effect and begin coordinating resources.

by | September 11, 2018 | 11:03

On Wednesday, Beddard and two other "handmaids" removed their costumes to go into the hearing room. Numerous outbursts came with several of Kavanaugh's closest friends and family in attendance, including his parents, wife, children and even former players for the youth basketball team he coached.

by | September 11, 2018 | 10:32

The State Department accused the leadership of condemning "a USA peace plan they have not yet seen and refused to engage with the U.S. government with respect to peace efforts and otherwise". A week earlier, the administration slashed bilateral US aid for projects in the West Bank and Gaza. By now the United Nations agency is essentially a shadow government in the Palestinian-held territories.

by | September 11, 2018 | 10:40

It is also home to a Turkey-backed coalition known as the National Liberation Front, as well as civilians who have left their previous homes instead of agreeing to so-called "reconciliation" agreements with the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

by | September 11, 2018 | 09:58

Obama's Friday speech kicked off his move back into the political fray - the former president is planning campaign events with candidates in California, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and IL this month, as this year's midterm elections heat up. Ben Ray Lujan, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said in a statement. "Out of this political darkness I am seeing a great awakening of citizenship all across the country", Obama said.

by | September 11, 2018 | 09:18

His party emerged with the greatest share of the vote - 28.4 percent as the count neared completion - yet is looking at holding fewer seats in parliament than four years ago. The Sweden Democrats rise comes after widespread discontent over immigration, particularly the massive influx of refugees which started in 2015. And this wasn't just campaign speak.

by | September 11, 2018 | 08:07

A "stop Boris Johnson " backlash was underway last night as senior Conservatives lined up to condemn him for accusing Theresa May of wrapping a "suicide vest" around Britain in the Brexit talks. We have opened ourselves to perpetual political blackmail . Mr Johnson used his regular Daily Telegraph column to set out an alternative economic plan, with the hope that tax cuts will provide a boost to the public finances.

by | September 11, 2018 | 09:08

European Union Chief Negotiator in charge of Brexit negotiations, Michel Barnier (R) talks with Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney during a General affairs council debate on the article 50 concerning Brexit at the EU headquarters in Brussels on 27 February 2018.

by | September 10, 2018 | 03:45

Police continue to investigate the murder, according to prosecutors. 'The reasons for, and concrete circumstances of, the incident are not yet known'. At dusk in Koethen, both far-right and left-wing protesters began assembling to demonstrate. He said he was sceptical of media reports of right-wing extremists "hunting down" foreigners in Chemnitz, saying the footage may have been fake.