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by | December 08, 2018 | 10:51

But in the last months, Kelly has seen his status as chief of staff diminish. The Washington Post reported later Friday that individuals familiar with White House plans said Trump is expected to choose Gen. Weeks after taking over for Priebus, his predecessor who was unceremoniously fired over Twitter while he sat on a rainy tarmac, Kelly was faced with Trump's controversial response to the racially charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia.

by | December 08, 2018 | 11:46

Supported by a coordination centre at Eurojust, judicial and law enforcement authorities from the Netherlands, Italy, Germany and Belgium executed the arrests and seizures against 'Ndrangheta, an organized crime group based in Calabria, Italy, for cocaine trafficking, money laundering, bribery and violence.

by | December 07, 2018 | 06:19

The execution came almost two decades after the state adopted lethal injection as its preferred method. Both inmates had argued in court that Tennessee's current method, involving the drug midazolam, involves a prolonged and torturous death.

by | December 07, 2018 | 05:41

Thursday's U.S. military flight comes a day after CNN reported the U.S. Navy is also preparing to sail a ship into the Black Sea in response to Russia's actions against Ukraine. "The timing of this flight is meant to reaffirm United States commitment to Ukraine and other partner nations". "A wide audience of participants and the media were shown evidence of the militarization by Russia of occupied Crimea and the direct military aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine in the ...

by | December 07, 2018 | 06:48

Pope Francis will visit Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates from February 3 to 5, where he will take part in an worldwide "interfaith" meeting, the Vatican said Thursday. In a December 6 statement , he said a "special team" would be working "closely" with the UAE authorities to ensure the visit runs as smoothly as possible.

by | December 07, 2018 | 06:31

The IDF's decision to launch Operation Northern Shield to neutralize Hezbollah terror tunnels this week stemmed from a growing fear the underground infrastructure would be used by terrorists to carry out attacks against IDF patrols in the area, according to a senior commander of the 91st Galilee Division.

by | December 07, 2018 | 05:18

Her appointment to the United Nations role would have to be approved by the US Senate. While the senator acknowledged that Nauert does have State Department experience, he pointed out that "she has no experience as a diplomat", also arguing that she beings to the table "no meaningful experience in the government".

by | December 07, 2018 | 04:06

Assiri and Qahtani were reportedly suspended from their duties but they do not face criminal charges. "The global community seems to doubt Saudi Arabia's commitment to prosecute this heinous crime", the official continued. Human rights groups say the war is wreaking havoc on the country and subjecting civilians to indiscriminate bombing. The White House is refusing to pin the blame on the crown prince, apparently afraid of damaging relations.

by | December 07, 2018 | 03:18

According to Gaza's interior ministry, a total of 14 people were sentenced for "collaborating with the occupation", with six sentenced to be hanged and the rest sentenced to hard labor. It was not clear when the executions of those in custody would take place. This morning, the organization's security apparatus said that according to the indictment filed against the woman, Amal's nephew, "Adham", had asked her to help him leave Gaza and move to the West Bank, prompting the 55 year old to ...

by | December 07, 2018 | 02:45

Ecuador said that the United Kingdom has given such a guarantee, but Moreno said he needs clarification on the British position. MailOnline has contacted the Home Office for comment. Moreno, however, said Britain had guaranteed that the 47-year-old Australian would not be extradited to any country where his life would be in danger.

by | December 07, 2018 | 02:00

The measure up for a vote Thursday is among several that opponents say ignore voters after they swept Democrats into the governor, attorney general and secretary of state offices. The bill would limit the governor's ability to put in place administrative rules that enact laws and give the Legislature the power to control appointees to the board that runs the state economic development agency until September 1.

by | December 07, 2018 | 02:11

Morales and Diaz - who both cleaned Trump's clothes and personal space at Bedminster - recalled generally being treated well by Trump, at times receiving $50 or $100 tips, but Morales said her supervisors have made more of an issue of her immigration status since Trump declared his presidential candidacy - though an unnamed manager still helped her obtain a false green card.

by | December 07, 2018 | 03:08

In the video, Cox said a lot of children today feel that the things their parents do for them are a right and not a privilege. "Friday, when my daughter brought home her paperwork for her bus suspension, she said "Daddy, you're going to have to take me to school next week".

by | December 07, 2018 | 02:06

In 2016, more than 100 million passengers used public transport in the tiny country of 600,000 people sandwiched between Belgium, France and Germany. Luxembourg has increasingly shown a progressive attitude to transport. While citizens will certainly be excited about the prospect of totally free travel, some kinks still need to be ironed out. There are a few issues to be sorted out before fares are abolished, such as what to do about first- and second-class train compartments.

by | December 06, 2018 | 06:45

Grace, 22, was staying at Base Backpackers in Auckland but has not contacted her family since Thursday. "They just want to know she's safe", he said. He said: 'She hasn't been travelling before but is very independent and was [due to be] travelling on her own for about a year.

by | December 06, 2018 | 06:13

Morrison said the Liberal rule on prime ministers was tougher because it would take a two thirds majority to alter it. Morrison noted that "such a majority is rarely, if ever, achieved". Immediately after Mr Turnbull's knifing, Mr Rudd called for the Liberal Party to follow Labor. Mr Howard's declaration the Liberal leadership was a gift of the party room remains in place because it was the party room that had changed the leadership rules, he added.

by | December 06, 2018 | 04:34

Rudy Giuliani may have built up a reputation for himself as "America's Mayor" but the latest chapters in his life seem to be a mad dash to undue whatever shred of goodwill or credibility he might have left. There, you can find many, many articles about Mueller's Russian Federation investigation and the Trump-related discoveries thereof. It is not the first time that conservatives have accused Twitter of acting against them.

by | December 06, 2018 | 06:03

In it, Einstein said he was proud to be Jewish, but that his pride was not rooted in religion. "The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product of human weaknesses", Einstein wrote. "In the broadest sense, it is similar to Einstein's 1939 letter to (US president) F.D.R. warning of German efforts to build the bomb that we sold for $2 million in 2002", he added.

by | December 06, 2018 | 05:06

USA officials have said they intend to reduce Iran's oil exports to zero through robust sanctions in an effort to curb the Islamic Republic's missile programme and regional influence. "If it ever tries to do so.no oil will be exported from the [Arabian] Gulf ", he added. Tehran has repeatedly threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz and halt Persian Gulf oil exports if its own tankers are blocked from using the waterway.

by | December 06, 2018 | 03:44

A visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to Seoul before the end of the year remains possible, South Korean President Moon Jae-in reiterated to press on Tuesday. Kim's father and late leader, Kim Jong-il, saw his birthday designated as a national holiday in 1982 when he was 40, two years after he was anointed as successor to his father and national founder Kim Il-sung.

by | December 06, 2018 | 05:11

They're tried-and-true elements of the American language, but now, the animal rights group PETA wants you to stop using common phrases like "bring home the bacon" and " kill two birds with one stone " - suggesting that these idioms carry harmful messages.

by | December 06, 2018 | 03:39

The lawyer is thought to have given information on several hundred cases. A royal commission into the scandal was created Monday, with Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews saying that all citizens had the " right to know that every part of the justice system acts fairly and lawfully at all times ".

by | December 06, 2018 | 03:01

In a statement issued on Saturday, Pompeo said Iran had tested a medium-range ballistic missile, violating a United Nations resolution. Iran did not take part in the Security Council consultations. would continue "fighting anti-Israeli bias at the United Nations", according to a State Department statement released after the meeting. In Tehran's opinion, it is the United States' withdrawal from JCPOA "that is in absolute violation of the very same resolution".

by | December 06, 2018 | 02:10

Marine Corps officials confirmed the incident but offered little information in a statement. The last major US military aircraft incident occurred in May when an Air National Guard C-130 cargo plane crashed outside Savannah, killing all nine personnel on board.

by | December 06, 2018 | 02:25

Dawson had always been a suspect after wife Lyn vanished from Sydney's northern beaches in January 1982. Police have spoken to Lyn Dawson's family this morning, who are "relieved". Lyn Dawson's niece Renee Sims tells Chris Smith the arrest is "incredible news". It is understood the airlines are concerned about taking Mr Dawson on board because of the strong interest in the case.

by | December 06, 2018 | 02:10

The good news about full reciprocity [where apps let users share their activity back to Facebook] is that for bigger social companies we might otherwise be anxious about, if they're enabling their users to push all of their social content back into Facebook then we're probably fine with them.

by | December 05, 2018 | 10:36

Roberto Molina, whose family owns Molina's Cantina, one of Bush's favourite Tex-Mex restaurants in Houston , said he remembers Bush's kindness to his staff whenever he would stop by to eat. The casket will then be transported to the cathedral for Wednesday's funeral service - the fourth held there for a former president. Bush told KBTX the train was a unique honor.

by | December 05, 2018 | 09:32

A purported video showing the body of a policeman slumping to ground from the seat of a vehicle, surrounded by some people, surfaced after the incident on Monday, but the Uttar Pradesh Police refused to confirm if it was of slain inspector Subodh Kumar Singh .

by | December 05, 2018 | 07:53

Bush was a steadfast force on the global stage for decades, from his stint as an envoy to Beijing to his eight years as vice president and his one term as commander in chief from 1989 to 1993. There were tributes from both sides of the political aisle to Bush, who was president from 1989 to 1993 and lived longer than any of his predecessors.

by | December 05, 2018 | 07:21

He will spend at least the next three months behind bars. On Dec. 3, reports said that a body was located on the Airbnb property where she was staying. The night prior to Stefaniak's flight, she took an Uber downtown and was dropped off at an Airbnb in San Jose. She was back at her villa between 4 and 5 p.m.

by | December 05, 2018 | 06:09

President Donald Trump on Monday said an arms race between the US, China, and Russian Federation had become "uncontrollable", signaling he hoped to work with the leaders of those countries to bring it to a "meaningful halt" in the near future.

by | December 05, 2018 | 06:38

Members of both parties who attended a briefing on Tuesday with CIA Director Gina Haspel left the session doubling down on their criticism of President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary James Mattis .

by | December 05, 2018 | 06:26

Progressives have already begun lashing out at Schumer for offering up $1.6 billion as the starting point for negotiations surrounding the southern structure. Some House Democrats prefer zero money be appropriated for the wall, and Hoyer suggested that the language can be drafted broadly enough to appease most of his caucus.

by | December 05, 2018 | 04:57

Mueller, the special counsel leading the Trump-Russia inquiry, is scheduled to file a memo to court in Washington DC that will recommend a sentence for Flynn, who has been cooperating since December previous year, when he admitted lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | December 05, 2018 | 04:51

The House of Commons lawmakers voted 311 to 293, backing the ruling that the government was in contempt of the Parliamentary procedure. Labour had accused ministers of "wilfully refusing to comply" with a binding Commons vote last month demanding they provided the attorney general's full and final advice.