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by | October 19, 2018 | 11:37

It was a busy day for the Duke and Duchess. According to the U.K. Press Association, Markle told Charlie, "We've been given a long list of names from everyone, we're going to sit down and have a look at them". The two will then meet with Prime Minister Scott Morrison MP and Invictus Games competitors, where Harry will climb the Sydney Harbour Bridge to officially raise the Invictus Flag, marking the arrival of the Invictus Games to Sydney.

by | October 19, 2018 | 10:30

Afghan General Abdul Raziq, 45, known for his fierce stance against the Taliban, was killed along with a local intelligence commander Abdul Mohmin when a bodyguard opened fire after a meeting in the governor's compound in Kandahar . It follows the deaths of a United Arab Emirates' ambassador, along with five other UAE diplomats and a few local officials in January a year ago. "The target was General Miller and General Raziq", Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said on Twitter .

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:17

The boy remains in the custody of the state as the investigation continues. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office , abandonment charges will likely be pressed against the woman, who is not the mother of the child , reported KXXV .

by | October 19, 2018 | 10:43

Khashoggi , a critic of Saudi policy who has written for The Washington Post and other publications, has not been seen since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul two weeks ago. Brett McGurk, the US envoy to the coalition fighting the Islamic State, has maintained, however, that the Saudi payment had no connection whatsoever to Pompeo's meeting with the Crown Prince or Khashoggi's alleged murder.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:42

The ad was released after Menendez attacked then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh over the uncorroborated allegations made against him. But even though Menendez was not convicted, taking the stance that accusations of sexual misconduct should be believed without corroborating evidence is a really bad look when the person saying it was accused of soliciting underage prostitution in a massive corruption case.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:06

The prince and his US-born wife were met on Dubbo's airport tarmac by gleeful schoolkids waving Australian flags, before unveiling a new aircraft for the country's Royal Flying Doctor Service at the airport. Locals waited from as early as 5am in a bid to catch a glimpse of the couple as they headed to Victoria as part of their 16-day tour, which will also take in New Zealand, Fiji, and Tonga.

by | October 19, 2018 | 10:40

But she failed to respond to a call by EU President Donald Tusk for "concrete proposals" of her own to move the talks forward. A senior European Union source has said December is the most likely target for agreement, given that much more time was needed to reach agreement on the backstop.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:09

Her husband, Prince Harry , has been noticeably sporting a brand-new ring on his right hand during the couple's royal tour of Australia , New Zealand, Fiji, and Tonga. Composed as she is, Meghan Markle isn't immune to the occasional scare! It is not the first time the Royal couple has spoken about their future child during their tour Down Under.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:14

John's, Newfoundland. Until yesterday Uruguay was the only country to have legalized the entire value chain for adult recreational use of marijuana. In Ontario, Canada's most populated province, 38,000 orders for weed were processed in the first few hours Wednesday, while in neighboring Quebec 42,000 orders were processed in-store and online, smashing all expectations.

by | October 18, 2018 | 04:21

British prime minister Theresa May is expected in Brussels for a hard meeting with European Union leaders on Wednesday evening (17 October) against a precarious backdrop in which negotiators failed to agree to a Brexit withdrawal deal earlier this week.

by | October 18, 2018 | 03:38

Appearing together on the Today Show, the Liberals' Dave Sharma and Independent Dr Phelps, dismissed the smear as disgusting. "I'm going to press on regardless of what the email says, I'm accelerating the efforts over the last few days of the campaign".

by | October 18, 2018 | 02:49

The Speaker of the House of Commons is a politically impartial role with the holder expected to sit as a completely non-partisan figure. Mr Bercow has served as Speaker since 2009. Sir Kevin, 71, wrote in The Times: "The change in culture has to come from the top, and unfortunately I no longer believe that the Speaker, John Bercow, is the correct person to provide that leadership, so he should step down".

by | October 18, 2018 | 03:16

Edwards, 40, is a senior official at Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN). The SARs reports that Edwards allegedly released pertain to, among others, Paul Manafort , Richard Gates, the Russian Embassy, Mariia Butina , and Prevezon Alexander .

by | October 18, 2018 | 02:48

President Donald Trump has long said he wants a deal with Britain, even as it negotiates a messy European Union exit. The impasse in talks remains the Irish border backstop. "And what Michel Barnier has indicated very clearly is that the European Union side, certainly, is willing to allow more time in the transition period to agree an alternative solution to a backstop".

by | October 18, 2018 | 02:24

The White House said in a statement that the U.S. State Department would give notice of its intent to pull out of the postal union Wednesday, but the parties involved would still have a year to negotiate before it's a done deal. "If negotiations are successful, the Administration is prepared to rescind the notice of withdrawal and remain in the UPU". Officials said it is cheaper to ship certain packages to the USA from overseas than it is to send them domestically.

by | October 18, 2018 | 01:30

Akbar said he is stepping down as Minister of State for External Affairs and will challenge "false accusation" levelled against him in his personal capacity. Akbar was born on January 11, 1951 and appointed junior minister for external affairs on July 5, 2016. He also asked to meet the National Security Adviser Ajit Doval, a close Modi aide, but that too did not happen.

by | October 18, 2018 | 01:57

More details will be added as they emerge. The crash occurred at approximately 5 p.m. local time, officials with U.S. Air Forces Europe-Africa said in a statement . USAFE also said that mishap is already under investigation. Personnel from nine nations are taking part in the Clear Sky 2018 exercises that started in Ukraine on October 8.

by | October 18, 2018 | 02:49

Trump has emphasized honoring military members who sacrifice for the country, reiterating his commitment to defense spending and to veterans and their families. On February 6 at a hospital compound, he scaled a wall twice in view of the enemy to help wounded Marines and carry them to safety. Trump is scheduled to speak the award ceremony scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.

by | October 18, 2018 | 02:24

Party leader and MP V Muraleedharan said the government should shed its stubbornness and respect the sentiments of the people of Kerala. Barring the ruling Left government, the Congress , BJP and Hindu organisations are on a war path against the apex court ruling.

by | October 18, 2018 | 02:00

Citing a spokesperson, he added that the first lady is "fine" after the mechanical issue. According to preliminary reports , the plane had just taken off from the air base when Secret Service agents leaped up and ran to the front of the cabin.

by | October 18, 2018 | 01:47

Kurz joined a chorus of both British and European leaders insisting a deal was still possible despite fresh Brexit talks in Brussels breaking down on Sunday. "I think we have reached a breaking point", said Hugh Bennett, news editor at Guido Fawkes, a Conservative blog site. She added: "So this requires a great deal of finesse".

by | October 17, 2018 | 17:44

A date for his trip hasn't been set. The death toll was lowered by the Ministry of the Interior, after initially being placed at 13. Philippe, who arrived in Aude on Monday, said in a tweet that more than 700 firefighters and seven helicopters have been dispatched to the area to help with rescue operations.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:49

Mr Moon is on a nine-day tour of European capitals and has already held talks with Emmanuel Macron, the French president, during which he proposed that sanctions on the regime of Kim Jong-un be eased in order to encourage North Korea to abolish its nuclear weapons.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:40

In a move that had garnered a lot of cheer, as well as, some concerns, hemp stores in Canada are set to throw their doors open on Wednesday, October 17, as the nation has legalised the use of recreational marijuana. There is expected to be a massive market for legal sales in Canada - as much as $4 billion in the first year, according to a report from consultancy Deloitte.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:42

Staring down the barrel of a no-deal-Brexit could act to focus minds: will British Prime Minister Theresa May bring new ideas to the table or will Wednesday's dinner leave the future of Ireland hanging in the balance? The EU's chief negotiator Michael Barnier outlined the idea to member states in Luxembourg last night ahead of a key European Council summit later.

by | October 17, 2018 | 17:13

LAHORE: As per the court orders, Imran Ali, convicted of raping and murdering seven-year-old Zainab and several others, will be hanged in the Central Jail Kot Lakhpat today (Wednesday) at 5:30am. The autopsy reports revealed that the minor was raped before being strangulated to death. On February 10, the court handed over copies of the challan to the accused counsel in a hearing which was held in Kot Lakhpat jail and February 12 was fixed for framing of charges.

by | October 17, 2018 | 17:26

What a busy and exciting time it is for the royal family at the moment! She confirmed her pregnancy in June . Pippa was yesterday seen arriving at the Lindo Wing at St. The Duchess of Cambridge , who is yet to visit her new nephew who was born on Monday, held a secret meeting for her Early Years initiative on Tuesday.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:19

But, Doroshov cautioned, because of the students' ages, charges weren't likely and the police were instead looking to work with the school district in favor of an equitable solution. " We take all allegations of wrongdoing seriously and we conduct thorough investigations and involve the police when appropriate ", the school said in a statement.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:14

The airstrike, conducted Friday, was the largest against the al Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab in almost a year, when US forces killed about 100 extremists in an attack on one of their camps. The day marked the one-year anniversary of what has been dubbed Somalia's 9/11, when truck bombers slaughtered 587 people in Mogadishu. In March of 2017, President Donald Trump authorized the USA military to carry out precision strikes targeting al-Shabaab in an effort to bolster the Federal Government of ...

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:16

Announced on Tuesday, the US Treasury said the sanctions would affect a network of businesses tied to the Basij Resistance Force, a group that the US department said works with Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC ). The paramilitary unit, formed after the 1979 Iranian revolution, is run by the IRGC and has branches in every province and city in Iran. Several banks found themselves on the blacklist as well: Sina, Mellat, Parsian and Mehr Eqtesad.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:32

There were no reports of serious injuries in Israel. "We will defend Israeli civilians", it added, suggesting there would be a military response. Five other Palestinians were wounded in separate attacks. The protests have intensified as Egyptian-mediated cease-fire efforts faltered. The rioters carried burning tires, Molotov cocktails, hand grenades, rocks and live fireworks, all of which they threw at Israeli soldiers who were stationed on the other side of the border, to secure the ...

by | October 17, 2018 | 15:43

TASS news agency cited Sergei Melikov, the first deputy head of the Russian National Guard, as saying the explosion was an act of terrorism carried out using a homemade bomb. Initial reports had suggested that the blast was some sort of gas explosion. Many of those injured are reportedly in serious condition and medical students have flocked to the hospitals to assist.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:34

U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke (L), faces U.S. Senator Ted Cruz , in debate at the KENS-5 Studios in San Antonio , Texas, U.S., October 16, 2018. Cruz has been a full-throated supporter of the president he battled during the presidential race two years ago, and hopes that the joint appearance will assuage some conservatives around the state who were angered by the past animosity.

by | October 17, 2018 | 16:29

Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) released DNA test results divulging only minuscule amounts, if any, of her purported Native-American heritage, President Donald Trump called for a formal apology from Warren for deceiving Americans. He compared her DNA to that of 148 individuals from the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia, and was able to assign 95% to European ancestors. Another claim in Trump's tweet bears correcting.

by | October 17, 2018 | 14:55

Liman was abducted in Rann in March by the Boko Haram with another aid worker. She however did not disclose the demands, saying the negotiation was between the Federal Government and Boko Haram . Buhari last month called the killing of Khorsa "an act of extreme barbarism; utterly reprehensible and inhuman". "We urge the group holding Alice and Leah to release them safely", the ICRC's Danzi said.