by | December 24, 2018 | 03:20

At the time, Erdogan placed the blame for the Gaza deaths squarely on Israel, accusing it of being a "terrorist state" that commits "genocide". The spokesman emphasized that Turkey will continue to speak up against Israel's unjust actions against the oppressed Palestinians and its practices that violate global law.

by | December 24, 2018 | 02:34

The US Supreme Court has rejected an appeal aimed at allowing President Donald Trump to bar asylum for illegal immigrants. Conservative Chief Justice John Roberts joined the court's four liberals in denying the administration's request .

by | December 23, 2018 | 11:38

The US wants the US Security Council to condemn Iran in a draft resolution being negotiated to back a ceasefire deal in Yemen's Hodeidah region, but Russian Federation has rejected the move, diplomats said on Wednesday. The U.N. envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, had urged rapid deployment of U.N. monitors as "an essential part of the confidence" needed to help implement the December 13 cease-fire agreement between Yemen's government and Houthi Shiite rebels reached in Stockholm, Sweden .

by | December 23, 2018 | 10:40

In June 2018, Barr sent a memo to senior Department of Justice officials, reaching a decisive and controversial conclusion that Trump's interactions with ex-FBI Director James Comey would not constitute obstruction of justice . The former USA attorney general told lawmakers in a Senate questionnaire that if a potential conflict of interest were to arise, he would "consult with the appropriate Department of Justice ethics officials and act consistent with governing regulations".

by | December 23, 2018 | 09:22

Way back in the day, shutdowns usually weren't that big a deal. When Slotkin takes office on January 3 to represent Michigan's 8th congressional district (which includes most of Lansing), she says the new Congress "will need to swiftly re-open (the government) once sworn in".

by | December 23, 2018 | 10:02

The blast was followed by another vehicle bomb a short time later in the same area, which was already packed with police and medics. Mohamed Bulbul, a journalist based in Mogadishu, told Al Jazeera that Mohamed Tulah, the Deputy Governor for security in Somalia's Benadir region, was wounded in the first blast.

by | December 23, 2018 | 08:35

Children call in to NORAD on Christmas Eve to ask about Santa's whereabouts and this year Melania will help answer the calls and share updates on where Old Saint Nick is around the globe. NORAD's Santa Tracker allows people to see Santa's location across a map of the world, including his next stop and his expected arrival time at a selected location.

by | December 23, 2018 | 06:08

At the one-day talks, US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim signed a document in which both committed to work toward the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Follow-up talks have stalled as North Korea insists that US-led global sanctions against the country should be lifted first before any progress in denuclearisation.

by | December 23, 2018 | 07:10

Canada is calling on China to immediately release two citizens it claims were arbitrarily detained there, just days after the arrest of a high-profile Chinese businesswoman. Sources have told Reuters that Kovrig was not allowed to see a lawyer . Kovrig is being held at a secret detention facility where he's questioned three times a day and unable to turn off the light, said the person, who asked not to be identified discussing the case.

by | December 23, 2018 | 05:23

He was among a group of Paris youths who left for Iraq in late 2003 and early 2004. "Along with the brothers kuashi it is suspected that he ordered in January 2015 attack on the satirical weekly ( Charlie Hebdo - ed.)", - stated in the message.

by | December 23, 2018 | 06:01

Overall, some 53 journalists died on the job worldwide from January 1 through December 14 - including those killed inadvertently in combat or on other risky assignments - a 13 percent increase from 47 deaths in 2017, said CPJ, a US nonprofit that promotes press freedom.

by | December 23, 2018 | 05:46

The agency says the possible cause of the tsunami were undersea landslides after the Anak Krakatau volcano erupted. "The combination caused a sudden tsunami that hit the coast", Nugroho had said, but added that Indonesia's geological agency was working to ascertain exactly how it happened.

by | December 23, 2018 | 05:17

Christmas Day will start dry, but clouds will increase and some snow is expected to develop later in the day. More than 6 inches fell December 24, 2009, into Christmas morning, making it a white Christmas. "You don't typically think of Christmas Day as (near) the 50s", he said. "Most of the FOX 17 viewing area will only see around 0.1" of rain, with somewhat higher amounts on the east side of the state.

by | December 23, 2018 | 05:01

On Thursday, investors reportedly filed a class action lawsuit against Goldman Sachs over its role in the 1MDB scandal , accusing it of deceiving and covering up key information from investors. "We are not only looking at just the (bond) fees and issuance (volumes)". It also emerged on Friday that Singapore has expanded a criminal investigation into 1MDB to include Goldman Sachs.

by | December 23, 2018 | 03:34

The two defendants worked for a company in China , Huaying Haitai Science and Technology Development Company, and acted in association with the Chinese Ministry of State Security's Tianjin State Security Bureau, the U.S. In a statement on Friday , the Chinese foreign ministry said it resolutely opposed the allegations, adding that China had never participated in or supported any stealing of commercial secrets.

by | December 23, 2018 | 02:39

Two police negotiators arrived and, after almost an hour of effort, managed to talk the fellow down. A man climbed the National Christmas Tree and refused to get down for more than an hour Friday night.

by | December 23, 2018 | 02:24

This comes less than a week after an editorial published in the same state-run news outlet blamed USA sanctions on North Korea for slowing down denuclearization talks. "When talking about denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, [the US] needs to know that it means eliminating all nuclear threat factors". "And when referring to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, it should be understood that this means removing all nuclear threats, not only from North and South Korean ...

by | December 23, 2018 | 02:45

An natural disaster with an initially estimated magnitude of 6.2 struck 148 km (92 miles) south of the island of Rabaul in north-eastern Papua New Guinea on 21 December, Reuters reported, citing the US Geological Survey (USGS). There was no tsunami warning or any immediate reports of damage. The area where the quake took place is on the so-called "Ring of Fire", a seismically active area all along the rim of the Pacific Ocean.

by | December 23, 2018 | 03:14

Earlier Thursday, she called wall money a "nonstarter". "We urgently need funding for border security and that includes a wall". But those funds can not go to the construction of a border wall. He also threatened "not to sign any of their legislation, including infrastructure, unless it has flawless Border Security". He threatened to veto spending bills that don't include funding for the border wall.

by | December 23, 2018 | 01:55

She is expected to travel about 22 miles to the University of California San Francisco's Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland to reunite with Abdullah, who is on life support. State department spokesperson Robert Palladino suggested his officers' hands were tied by the law but that they tried to do the right thing in all circumstances.

by | December 22, 2018 | 13:42

The crowdfunding campaign that's raised more than $11.5 million for President Donald Trump's border wall may have to issue refunds to everyone who donated because of government rules around donations, according to a new report. "They'd rather see President Trump fail than see America succeed", Kolfage contended. The GoFundMe Ladders to Get Over Trump's Wall project wants to make sure that "migrant siblings and fellow human beings" are provided ladders to make their way over the border ...

by | December 22, 2018 | 13:04

Royal was as dumbfounded by this as anyone else", said Assistant District Attorney Abraham Kassis, who was involved in the investigation. Prosecutors say that Yang said, "So the substance that they are putting in your drink is colorless, odorless and dissolves in water".

by | December 22, 2018 | 13:34

After all, if a shutdown were to take place, it would be limited in scope because lawmakers have funded roughly 75% of the federal government through September. Transportation Security Administration officers will continue to man airport checkpoints. Commerce's shutdown contingency plan directs NOAA research vessels to return to port or stay in port.

by | December 22, 2018 | 14:00

The protests coincided with the return to Sudan of opposition leader Sadeq al-Mahdi, the country's last freely elected leader, whose government was overthrown in a 1989 military coup led by Bashir. A curfew was declared from 6pm to 6am in Atbara, Sudan's railway hub, with a large railworker population manning various lines, interchanges and maintenance workshops, the state security committee said.

by | December 22, 2018 | 09:48

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell returned to Capitol Hill and quickly set in motion a procedural vote on a House Republican package that would give Mr Trump the money he wants for the wall, but it was not expected to pass. "President Trump: you will not get your wall", Schumer, D-N.Y., said on the floor. Pelosi, however, argued during a press conference on Thursday that the situation was descending into a "meltdown" among Republicans.

by | December 22, 2018 | 08:28

Further complicating the matter is that the USA government is believed to have been putting pressure on U.S. and foreign telecom and internet providers to discontinue the use of Huawei's telecom equipment as they believed Beijing could at any time ask the company to hand over personal information, making their products default spyware.

by | December 22, 2018 | 05:49

Authorities do not believe Berreth is alive but have not found her body, De Young said. Formal charges would be filed in coming days, and an arrest affidavit was sealed, according to district attorney Dan May. If convicted of first-degree murder, he faces a life sentence without the possibility of parole. "She's not the kind that runs off", mother Cheryl Berreth said at a press conference on December 10.

by | December 22, 2018 | 06:36

We literally couldn't function without the support of our fantastic readers. Gavin Williamson says that while the military hasn't had a formal request to help, "what we will do is have 3,500 service personnel held at readiness - including regulars and reserves - in order to support any government department on any contingencies they may need".

by | December 22, 2018 | 05:59

The Kurds have proven to be invaluable allies in the fight against ISIS. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw American troops from Syria was made hastily, without consulting his national security team or allies, and over strong objections from virtually everyone involved in the fight against the Islamic State, according to US and Turkish officials.

by | December 22, 2018 | 04:16

Earlier this month, he won Germany's Reporterpreis ( Reporter of the Year) for his story about a young Syrian boy, which the jurors praised for its "lightness, poetry and relevance". "Relotius cleverly rebuffed all the attacks, all of Moreno's well-researched pieces of evidence ... until there came a point when that didn't work any more, until he finally couldn't sleep any more, hunted by the fear of being discovered".

by | December 22, 2018 | 04:23

Patrick Frazee , fiancé of missing mom Kelsey Berreth , now faces first degree murder charges. Frazee remains for now in the Teller County jail, with formal charges likely to be filed in about 10 days, according to the district attorney.

by | December 22, 2018 | 04:03

Ginsburg had two malignant growths in her left lung removed. It comes as Ginsburg, a former litigator for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is recovering from three rib fractures she suffered after falling down in her office on November 7.

by | December 22, 2018 | 02:41

Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De Young answers questions about the disappearance of resident Kelsey Berreth , 29, while her mother, Cheryl Berreth, stands in the background during a news conference at City Hall in Woodland Park, Colo.

by | December 22, 2018 | 03:34

Maren Ueland from Norway was an experienced hiker. In it, two men can be seen holding one woman down as she is beheaded with what appears to be a kitchen knife. The men were not from round here". The killings were "politically motivated and thus an act of terror", Denmark's Loekke Rasmussen said, without identifying the potential motives.

by | December 22, 2018 | 03:10

On December 19, Trump tweeted a Twitter video which said, "We've won against ISIS", and that it was time to bring the roughly 2,000 USA soldiers fighting the jihadists home. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. USA military leaders, most recently Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen.