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by | February 05, 2019 | 03:04

In an attempt to fix the partisan divide, the normally-confrontational Trump plans - at least for the night - to strike a conciliatory tone and deliver a call for unity during his address before Congress . Before the shutdown ended, Trump had threatened to declare a national emergency, diverting funds from the Department of Defense to build the wall.

by | February 05, 2019 | 01:53

Francis arrived at the Abu Dhabi presidential palace in a tiny Kia hatchback, but was greeted with an artillery salute and military flyover by a country now at war. Another highlight of his brief 40-hour trip will be a speech tonight to a gathering of faith leaders, a show of religious tolerance in a Muslim region known for its restrictions on religious freedom.

by | February 05, 2019 | 02:24

One document says Colombian drug trafficker Alex Cifuentes , while living with El Chapo around 2007, told investigators someone known as Comadre Maria would offer photos of young girls to El Chapo . "In front of you". The defense claims his role has been exaggerated by cooperators who are seeking leniency in their own cases. The judge is expected to give instructions to jurors Monday morning before asking them to decide the fate of Joaquin Guzman.

by | February 05, 2019 | 01:09

The Patriots beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in Atlanta on Sunday, becoming only the second franchise in National Football League history (after the Pittsburgh Steelers ) to win six Super Bowl titles. The Rams earned the dubious distinction of being tied with the '72 Miami Dolphins for scoring the fewest points in a Super Bowl. But he since has evolved into one of Tom Brady's most trusted targets and a reliable contributor New England can count on amid its highs and lows.

by | February 05, 2019 | 02:12

Madrid was among those to endorse Guaido as the "legitimate leader" of Venezuela . "Certainly, it's something that's on the - it's an option ", Trump said, adding that Maduro requested a meeting months ago. "We are working for the return of full democracy in Venezuela: Human rights, elections and no more political prisoners". A joint statement firming EU's stance on Venezuela was being debated among national government envoys and may be issued later on Monday.

by | February 05, 2019 | 01:38

Celebrations in major Chinese cities including Beijing and Shanghai were more quiet than usual after authorities past year banned fireworks due to pollution and safety concerns. Children receive red envelopes filled with money for good luck. The Park Hill Supermarket also held a big celebration on Saturday. Twelve animals make up the traditional Chinese zodiac and this week marks the transition from year of the dog to year of the pig .

by | February 04, 2019 | 06:39

What the schedules show: Trump, an early riser, usually spends the first 5 hours of the day in Executive Time. The Washington Post noted this weekend that acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney only meets with the president twice a day, morning and evening, and has said he doesn't serve as a gatekeeper to the Oval Office like his predecessor did.

by | February 04, 2019 | 07:15

She knows that the walls we have right now are working, she knows that you can't secure a 1,900 mile border without using barriers. "The wall that they used to build were not very attractive". The issue here is less that it will get him his wall as it will provide an explanation for why he doesn't try to force another government shutdown in the face of Pelosi's refusal to give him his wall.

by | February 04, 2019 | 06:15

At the World Economic Forun in Davos last month, Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, said there was only a "limited amount" that businesses could do to prepare for a hard Brexit as manufacturing companies "can't stack things all over Wales" to ensure they have the parts needed to overcome any supply disruption.

by | February 04, 2019 | 06:26

Justice Samuel Alito ordered the implementation of the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act stayed until February 7, so the Supreme Court can have time to review the filings in the case. Abortion providers sued the state in federal court shortly after the law was enacted. Despite the Court's newly solidified conservative majority, Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh have signaled trepidation about taking up abortion disputes so soon after the latter's bitter ...

by | February 04, 2019 | 05:20

The Israeli prime minister gave no further details but a defence ministry statement said the work on the structure began on Thursday. "We strongly condemn Israel's unilateral termination of the mandate of the ‹Temporary International Presence in Hebron' (TIPH).

by | February 04, 2019 | 04:50

The wounded were taken to the hospital with burn injuries. It was unclear if they were in the house or the plane. "Local authorities said there are injuries on the ground", Kenitzer said. A house destroyed by flames is seen shortly after a small plane crash in Yorba Linda on February 3, 2019 . Allen Kenitzer, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, said the aircraft went down under unknown circumstances.

by | February 04, 2019 | 04:58

Police confirmed the little boy could not be revived and he was pronounced deceased at the home. The boy's mum (right) speaks with police after the death of her son. Police were told the child was located inside a auto at the front of the residence by family members, after concerns were raised he could not be found inside the home.

by | February 04, 2019 | 04:10

The new troops are expected to deploy in mid-February, a USA official told ABC News. According to a US Department of Defense statement, additional forces will be deployed to the nation's southwest border with Mexico for three months as a means of providing support to customs and border agents.

by | February 04, 2019 | 04:49

In addition to heat, lawyers say the outage has knocked out power to the computers and telephones that inmates use to email their families and attorneys and to request refills of prescription medications. Officials with the American Federation of Government Employees, the union that represents corrections officers at the jail, have confirmed the lawyers' accounts of the jail conditions.

by | February 04, 2019 | 03:55

In Townsville, people are sharing dramatic stories of what they had to do to escape fast-rising flood waters. Police officers wade through flood waters in Townsville. Authorities have advised Townsville residents who have remained in their homes to have a plan in place and be ready to leave if necessary. It quoted Townsville disaster coordinator Steve Munro as saying that around 400 to 500 of the city's 82,000 homes were now affected by flooding.

by | February 04, 2019 | 03:39

Her tweet added that Brexit was just a part of the problem. Sky said the announcement due on Monday was not expected to lead to immediate job losses at the Sunderland plant, as the X-Trail is not now made there, but would raise doubts about further Nissan investment in Britain.

by | February 04, 2019 | 02:38

Congress by declaring a national emergency in an attempt to obtain funding for a U.S. -Mexico border wall, a step that would likely draw a court challenge from Democrats. "They think it's good policy for 2020", Mr. Trump said about Democratic opposition to the wall. I don't think Democrats want border security. But the USA leader said, "It's national emergency, it's other things and you know there have been plenty national emergencies called".

by | February 04, 2019 | 02:11

Marks has three pending murder charges against him, authorities said, adding that he is considered to be "extremely unsafe". He was wearing an orange prison outfit and was in restraints, but after he escaped , he was able to get out of his shackles and take off his shirt, according to officials.

by | February 04, 2019 | 02:25

Trump told CBS's Face the Nation the 2,000 U.S. troops in the country to assist local forces would leave "in a matter of time", and cited the need to "protect Israel and other things that we have" for slowing down - after initially announcing an immediate pull-out.

by | February 04, 2019 | 02:11

Since its inception in May 2013, the SPIDRE team has made more than 2,800 DUI arrests, 8,700 traffic stops while also issuing close to 20,000 citations and more than 4,300 warnings. "In order to allow everyone to enjoy Super Bowl Sunday, fans should be putting safety first". Make sure everyone in the vehicle wears their seat belts.

by | February 03, 2019 | 04:34

General Hatami said the surface-to-surface missile could be quickly prepared for launch, can fly at low altitudes, and is highly accurate and explosive. Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology. The resolution - which was in Iran's nuclear deal - called upon the country to not develop ballistic missiles created to deliver nuclear weapons for eight years.

by | February 03, 2019 | 04:45

Dixon Osburn, executive director of the center, said Colvin's case is the first of a wave of lawsuits, including recently in Germany, seeking to hold the Syrian government accountable for civilian victims killed in the country's civil war.

by | February 03, 2019 | 05:19

More than 600 Indian students were detained by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency after a university scam came to light on Wednesday. According to the American Telugu Association, eight Indian student recruiters have been charged in a USA federal court for participating in a conspiracy to help at least 600 foreign nationals stay in the U.S.

by | February 03, 2019 | 04:11

Young girls clad in black chador or hijab Islamic attire had slogans on their hand reading, "My life for the leader" or "Long live Iran". Iran on Friday began celebrations to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution that toppled the US -backed shah, overturned 2,500 years of monarchical rule and brought hard-line Shiite clerics to power.

by | February 03, 2019 | 04:34

Mummies recently lie in a recently discovered burial chamber in the desert province of Minya, south of Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. The identities of the mummies were still unknown, said Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities.

by | February 03, 2019 | 04:19

Laolu Akande said the vice president and the crew were unhurt. Akande tweeted that the Vice President and the entire crew were safe after the incident that occurred on Saturday afternoon. Akanded stated, "Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo , SAN, departed Abuja around 1pm today on a chopper ride to Kogi State in continuation of the Family Chats & Next Level engagements".

by | February 03, 2019 | 03:58

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch , Nathaniel Hendren , 29, saw his bond change from $50,000 cash only to $100,000, but the relatives were allowed to post 10 percent of that so he could be released. But Hendren was charged with involuntary manslaughter the next day. New Jersey, says statements officers are compelled to make to keep their jobs cannot be used in criminal cases, because the officers could not exercise their right to remain silent.

by | February 03, 2019 | 03:57

In addition, iron-ore prices are key, and largely determined by Chinese demand. Vale said the instrument used to measure dam pressure had not detected any problems. The dam failure has released an estimated 12 million cubic metres of tailings (mining sludge) and the metal will enter the soil, affecting the local ecosystems.

by | February 03, 2019 | 02:31

The civilian casualties were thought to have been located in a building in the vicinity of the Australian and coalition strikes. However, the exact number of casualties and their definitive cause of death will never be known. "The responsibility to take lethal action in wartime is a heavy burden to carry", Air Marshal Hupfeld told reporters in Canberra on Thursday. " Ultimately we have determined that it is possible civilians were unintentionally killed by the Coalition during these ...

by | February 03, 2019 | 02:13

It's observed each year on February 2 (which is a Saturday this year ) as this is the midpoint of winter. Punxsutawney Phil emerged from his western Pennsylvania burrow this morning and didn't his shadow, which, according to legend, means an early spring and above-average temperatures are on their way.

by | February 03, 2019 | 03:39

On Monday, the prosecution rested its case after more than 50 witnesses were summoned. "A house that's built on a rotten foundation won't stand for long", Lichtman said. "You know these cooperating witnesses are telling the truth because you heard the same thing from the defendant's own mouth", she said. The lawyer said a $100 million bribe that, according to one witness, Guzman paid to former Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto must actually have come from Zambada.

by | February 03, 2019 | 03:44

USA federal prosecutors yesterday urged a NY jury to convict Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin " El Chapo " Guzman, saying the "avalanche of evidence" presented over the past three months proved his guilt. "The cartel's engines were corruption and violence", she said. 'The government is not asking you to like them'. Of the 14 co-operators who took the witness stand, 11 testified that they took orders from the defendant, she said.

by | February 03, 2019 | 02:04

It's unclear if the names would result in actual future prosecutions, as numerous priests identified by the church were already deceased. Catholic leaders in Texas have identified 286 priests and others accused of sexually abusing children, revealing one of the largest collections of names to be released.

by | February 03, 2019 | 02:17

General Francisco Yanez, high command of Venezuela's air force, said he now recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim head-of-state, according to media reports Saturday. Pence is also meeting with community leaders, former elected officials and Florida senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott in the Miami suburb of Doral to talk about the South American nation's political crisis.