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by | January 17, 2019 | 05:48

The Swiss are required to follow European Union laws in areas which give them access to the single market but make much lower contributions to Brussels budgets. "She is only attempting to reach out now to try to keep her failed deal alive after it has been so roundly rejected by parliament on behalf of the people of this country".

by | January 17, 2019 | 06:12

It was reported that the cabin crew allegedly carried these drugs on their bodies while flying from Malaysia to Melbourne and Sydney. Commander Walsh said police believed the syndicate had been operating for at least five years and that the drugs seized so far were clearly "not the total amount of drugs" alleged to have been imported.

by | January 17, 2019 | 05:40

Her British husband, Richard Ratcliffe, from Hampstead in north London, said on Saturday his wife was considering extending her protest - her second since being jailed - if her demand to see a doctor was not met. Iranian state TV last week broadcast footage of the moment intelligence officers arrested Zaghari-Ratcliffe as she pushed a baggage trolley through Tehran's Imam Khomeini global airport in April 2016.

by | January 17, 2019 | 02:41

Americans injured in the bombing have been evacuated from the scene by helicopter, with images from the city showing a restaurant devastated by the blast. An official, speaking to the Associated Press on the condition of anonymity, said that the United States military was aware of the reports. During the past four years, us -backed forces have helped oust the terrorist group from almost all of the territory it once held in the two countries and are now helping fight the group in its last ...

by | January 17, 2019 | 02:29

Within the bounds of the disk, the river's water is frozen in place, propelled by passing currents to rotate slowly like a giant, icy turntable. The photos show the ice disk seems to be larger than a nearby, multistory parking garage. Researchers believe ice discs spin because of temperature changes in the water, creating a vortex underneath. "It might be a world-record size, if anybody were keeping track", Dr Kenneth Libbrecht, professor of physics at the California Institute of ...

by | January 17, 2019 | 03:08

Justice Simon Moore scheduled a murder trial for 4 November, which is expected to last three weeks, the New Zealand Herald reported . The man accused of killing the British backpacker Grace Millane has pleaded not guilty . Grace's father, David Millane, spent a week in New Zealand following the discovery of his daughter's body, and thanked the people of New Zealand for their kindness and compassion.

by | January 16, 2019 | 12:34

Additionally, they're considering setting her up with a family, so she doesn't have to live alone in Canada. She was offered asylum by Canada after her pleas for worldwide help sparked a media frenzy and prompted diplomats in Bangkok to intervene with support for her cause.

by | January 16, 2019 | 11:55

He is expected to give a speech at around 3pm local time (GMT +1), after which he will meet with 600 mayors and local officials from Normandy to discuss their constituents' grievances. Amid the violence, Paris police resorted to water cannons and tear gas to dissuade the protestors. "I was crossing the road with my yellow vest but I was asked to remove it because it's forbidden".

by | January 16, 2019 | 11:16

He did not give a date for the launch, but said the Doosti was meant to orbit the earth at an altitude of 250km. Washington previously warned Tehran earlier in the month to not carry out three planned rocket launches, as it said this would violate a U.N.

by | January 16, 2019 | 11:12

An additional 350 Hondurans crossed into Guatemalan territory, but were being detained by migration officials checking their documents, according to pro-migrant activists traveling with them. There are now about 2,350 active duty troops stationed along the southern border as part of the mission that initially began on October 30, which was first dubbed "Operation Faithful Patriot", according to The Associated Press .

by | January 16, 2019 | 08:48

Last Saturday around 50,000 people wearing the movement's trademark high-visibility vests took part in protests nationwide, though that was far below the almost 300,000 that turned out for the inaugural protest in mid-November. And another 1,200 protesters began gathering in the central city of Bourges, where some yellow-vest organizers were hoping to those from areas far from Paris.

by | January 16, 2019 | 05:09

In a statement, Kenya's police said "armed criminals are holding up in the hotel and specialist forces are now currently flushing them out". "The Australian High Commission in Nairobi is making urgent inquiries of local authorities to determine whether any Australians were affected by the attack on the DusitD2 Hotel complex", the spokeswoman said.

by | January 16, 2019 | 03:25

President Donald Trump talks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans, Jan. government shutdown, in Death Valley, California, U.S., January 10, 2019. The Republican majority in the US Senate has blocked two package bills earlier adopted by the House of Representatives that would have allowed for the resumption of operations of most US departments and agencies through 30 September ...

by | January 16, 2019 | 02:02

President Trump on Monday denied that he has been trying to hide details about his discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin after a pair of explosive press reports over the weekend. The President responded to the story during a telephone interview broadcast on Fox News after host Jeanine Pirro, a personal friend, asked the Russian Federation question.

by | January 15, 2019 | 04:14

The alleged incident happened at a 4 January meeting with congressional leaders in the White House, where Trump tried to push through his demand for $5.7 billion in border wall funding. Paraphrasing comments made by Mulvaney, the source said, 'If Dems weren't OK with $5.7 [billion] and the President wasn't OK with $1.3 [billion]. Trump then cut him off, telling him: "You just f***ed it all up, Mick".

by | January 15, 2019 | 03:11

Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, but lawmakers will face with the same lingering question: When will the partial government shutdown end? About 800,000 federal workers are furloughed or working without pay during the record-long partial government shutdown which stretched into its 24th day Monday.

by | January 15, 2019 | 04:16

Trump's denials follow a Washington Post report Saturday that "U.S. officials said there is no detailed record, even in classified files, of Trump's face-to-face interactions with the Russian leader at five locations over the past two years".

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:58

Forecasters warned earlier this week that the same weather patterns which sparked the Beast from the East - and brought freezing temperatures and heavy snow last winter - could return this year. SSW is more often than not followed by a cold spell and is what caused extreme weather during the Beast from the East from late February into early March 2018.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:13

Imports also saw a shock drop, falling 7.6 per cent in their biggest decline since July 2016. "Export growth dropped more than anticipated as global growth softened and the drag from US tariffs intensified". China's exports to the United States rose 11.3% past year, while imports from the U.S. only increased 0.7%. Customs data released Monday show exports rose 11.3 percent to $478.4 billion despite President Donald Trump's punitive tariffs in a fight over Chinese technology ambitions.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:58

And her alleged kidnaper was still out there, likely hunting for her . Sheriff Fitzgerald said that the case was still very active and that he could not share details of what Patterson had told authorities. The young girl was rescued Thursday walking down a road in a rural area in northwestern Wisconsin after she fled a home where law enforcement says she was kept by Jake Thomas Patterson, 21 .

by | January 15, 2019 | 01:20

The NYPD Counterterrorism Bureau tweets that they are "monitoring the reports of a possible active shooter situation at a UPS facility". UPDATE: Suspect shot as police end hostage situation at UPS facility, no serious injuries to 2 female victims.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:15

Barr would replace acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker , who declined to recuse himself from the investigation over past critical comments on it - despite calls from Democrats and the advice of a Justice Department ethics official. He called the obstruction focus, " fatally misconceived ". "I don't take to the bank anything unless it's in public setting and everybody can hear and it's on the record", she added.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:12

Khashoggi, a US-based Washington Post journalist who became a critic of the crown prince, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. "American voters need to know which countries are friends, and which are foes, so they can evaluate our foreign policy and hold elected officials accountable", said Ryan.

by | January 15, 2019 | 01:22

He said 16 people were on board - 14 military personnel and two civilians. Iran's Red Crescent Society has dispatched eight rescue teams, including several ambulances and a helicopter, to the site. First responders recovered the bodies of seven crash victims. The plane was carrying a cargo of meat from Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan to Iran. The plane was meant to land at the nearby Payam International Airport, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) west of Tehran , the Iranian capital.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:25

Their statement follows Trump's comments in a Fox News Channel interview in which he alleges potential legal problems involving a Cohen relative and takes digs at Cohen's honesty and own legal woes. Her discussion was in reference to a text message she received from former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok that said, "We need to open the case we've been waiting on now while Andy is acting", referring to Andrew McCabe , who took over as acting director after Comey's ...

by | January 15, 2019 | 00:59

In tandem we'll seize a number of locations in Lebanese territory from which Hezbollah digs tunnels that have not yet crossed into Israel. "The accumulation of recent attacks shows that we're more determined than ever to act against Iran in Syria , just as we promised", the prime minister's office said.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:06

Qunun arrived in Bangkok a week ago and was initially denied entry. "Even in Canada , she'll need to be conscious of her security, but this is a real victory for women's rights", she said . "We won't do that, we will adhere to the human rights principles under the rule of law", he said. That makes it "100%" certain she will be killed by her family if she is returned to Saudi, she added.

by | January 15, 2019 | 01:09

The Prime Minister will attempt to link any defeat of the bill to anti-Brexit MPs, saying "there are some in Westminster who would wish to delay or even stop Brexit and who will use every device available to them to do so". "With less than three months until the end of the Article 50 process, there is thus a growing chance that United Kingdom political stalemate will necessitate an extension to the March deadline (EU approval is needed for this)".

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:39

Mum-of-two Dawn Croke, died when she was hit by the vehicle at a St Crona's National School in Dungloe, Donegal at 6.30pm on Thursday. There was makeup and jewellery, including an engagement ring from her partner Patrick, a swimming cap, socks, a CD and the sash she wore when she won the local Mary from Dungloe contest in 2008.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:18

Canada will do all it can to intervene on Robert Lloyd Schellenberg's behalf, and Beijing's actions should be worrisome for "all our worldwide friends and allies", Trudeau said Monday. Trudeau said the Chinese court's decision was "of extreme concern". Kovrig is not now serving as a diplomat and had entered China on his most recent trip on a regular passport and business visa, she said.

by | January 15, 2019 | 02:17

President Donald Trump has tweeted a racial slur about her Native American heritage. "I'm glad you're here" It's their house, he's supposed to be there!" he added. The Boston Globe has reported documented evidence that Warren is anything from between 1/64th to 1/1,024th Native American. Trump's decision to tweet about Wounded Knee also comes as the government shutdown enters its fourth week, which disproportionally affects Native Americans, who rely on government services for day-to-day ...

by | January 14, 2019 | 05:48

Tsipras has already said he wants the Macedonia name change vote to take place soon. Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati tweeted after the vote, saying "the contribution of Albanian political parties once again proved to be a decisive factor".

by | January 14, 2019 | 04:24

The man is in critical condition and the woman in serious condition. Four people were killed as two cars collided in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district, police said on Sunday. He said the shooting may be gang related. He said he's never heard of a shooting like this happening in Murray before. "Hurry!' People thought it was a fire", she said.

by | January 14, 2019 | 03:50

Most of Kentucky is starting off to a very wet start for this Sunday . This might not come as welcome news if you are among those visiting from Los Angeles: The forecast calls for bitter cold, with the possibility of snow on the horizon.

by | January 14, 2019 | 05:03

Officers arrested 21-year-old Jake Thomas Patterson minutes after Jayme was found, based on the girl's description of his vehicle. Fitzgerald said he was not yet aware of any plans for a community gathering to welcome Jayme home. Smith added. She said her sister and brother-in-law can "rest at peace", adding: "I keep assuring them Jayme is safe and we will make sure forever". Patterson went to the Closs home outside Barron, Wisconsin , with the intention of taking Jayme, Fitzgerald said.