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by | September 06, 2018 | 19:27

South Korean National Security Advisor Chung Eui-yong delivered a letter Wednesday to Kim from South Korea's President Moon Jae-in. The Justice Department is planning to announce charges Thursday against North Korean nationals who US authorities have accused of being behind the massive hack of Sony in 2014 and the Wannacry ransomware attack lack year.

by | September 06, 2018 | 18:58

Several members of the Senate Judiciary Committee questioned Kavanaugh on his position with regard to the historic abortion case and on its precedent, as it would affect his rulings should he be confirmed as a Supreme Court Justice. Kavanaugh considered the judge a friend and mentor and Kozinski testified at Kavanaugh's 2006 confirmation hearing to be an appellate judge. Republicans hold a one-vote Senate majority.

by | September 04, 2018 | 07:11

They were sentenced to the caning in August by a Shariah court in Terengganu . Farouk said the public caning contravened Article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which states that no one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhumane or degrading punishment or treatment.

by | September 04, 2018 | 06:27

Mohammad Javad Zarif's comments in Damascus were reported by Iran's semi-official Fars news agency and came as Syrian forces and their allies are preparing for an assault on Idlib, the last opposition stronghold in the country. Idlib and the surrounding area is home to some 3 million people - almost half of them already displaced a couple of times by the civil war. Syrian government forces are now massing around the northwestern province of Idlib, which is held by a complex array of rebels ...

by | September 04, 2018 | 03:25

Republicans brushed aside the complaints and prepared to welcome Judge Kavanaugh to Capitol Hill on Tuesday for his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee, where the fate of his nomination will be decided. "President Trump's decision to step in at the last moment and hide 100,000 pages of Judge Kavanaugh's records from the American public is not only unprecedented in the history of Supreme Court nominations, it has all the makings of a cover up", he said in a statement.

by | September 03, 2018 | 08:46

Zimbabwe and China have excellent bilateral relations anchored in a shared history and friendship that dates back to the days of the liberation struggle and President Mnangagwa's second visit to China since his ascendency in November past year is expected to inject new vitality and renew the call for a shared future with the Asian country.

by | September 03, 2018 | 05:42

Donald Trump will visit Ireland in November. President Donald Trump is urging IN voters to elect businessman and politician Mike Braun. 'I'm going to be doing a little work over the weekend, ' Trump said in North Carolina where he signed an executive order extending benefits of retirement savings accounts.

by | September 03, 2018 | 04:19

Patten was a business associate of Konstantin Kilimnik, a man US authorities said has ties to Russian intelligence. Along with being an associate of Manafort's and an employee at the OR office of Cambridge Analytica's parent company, Patten was also an old friend and regular business associate of Konstantin Kilimnik, a man suspected of having ties to Russian intelligence.

by | September 02, 2018 | 06:42

He became friends with numerous athletes in the area. Generations of men and women who had sparred with McCain in politics, but also were shaped by his philosophy of "country first", placed their hands on the flag draped over McCain's casket.

by | September 02, 2018 | 06:26

Giuliani blasted Ohr on social media just one day after he testified before Congressional leaders on Capitol Hill, saying "What are the odds the DOJ or Mueller have begun an investigation of Bruce Ohr for violating 18 USC sec. One of the meetings he recounted was a Washington breakfast attended by Steele, a Steele associate and Ohr. "She worked for Fusion GPS where she was paid a lot".

by | September 02, 2018 | 05:18

South Africa's official government Twitter account hit back within hours saying "South Africa totally rejects this narrow perception which only seeks to divide our nation and reminds us of our colonial past". Minister Davies and his team at the Department of Trade and Industry stand ready to assist investors where clarity is required and to develop implementation strategies for multinationals through the equity equivalent programme.

by | September 02, 2018 | 03:49

Earlier Thursday a man briefly appeared in a Dutch court on suspicion of wanting to assassinate Wilders because of the plans to stage the cartoon competition. He claims he has received 200 entries so far. According to Guardian, there are already 200 entries for the competition, and the victor will receive prize money of Dollars 10,000.

by | September 02, 2018 | 03:37

There are many reasons to dislike Sessions, from his abject racism to his attacks on criminal justice reform to his complicity in the horrific family separation crisis at the border. Let's hope that Sessions, as the last line of defense for the rule of law, keeps his nerve until the findings of the investigations are complete and the American public learns the truth.

by | August 31, 2018 | 02:21

The government earlier acknowledged the death toll was much higher than their official figure of 64. A spokesman for Gov. Rossello said the governor would speak at a Tuesday afternoon press conference . That makes Maria the deadliest hurricane to hit the United States in more than 100 years, and one of the nation's deadliest disasters ever. The new report, though, takes into account an 8 percent drop in the USA territory's population after the storm as thousands of survivors left quickly ...

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:45

Senator John McCain's former Vietnamese jailer has said he respected his former inmate and felt sad about his death . Vice President Mike Pence is likely to attend, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity to describe private discussions.

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:39

Don McGahn , chief counsel for the White House , will exit his post after the Senate holds confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanagh. His reaction was, "Of course it happened this way", one person said. McGahn reportedly threatened to resign a year ago rather than carry out a Trump order to fire Mueller.

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:33

It accused them of committing torture and deploying child soldiers, both war crimes. The experts also chronicled the damage from coalition airstrikes, the single most lethal force in the fighting, over the past year. The main cause of civilian casualties in the war, the report says, has been airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition. "In the past three years, such air strikes have hit residential areas, markets, funerals, weddings, detention facilities, civilian boats and even medical ...

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:28

In an effort to restore calm in the region and improve the humanitarian situation in war-torn Syria, three guarantor states Turkey , Iran , and Russian Federation launched the Astana process on January 23, 2017, establishing de-escalation zones.

by | August 30, 2018 | 03:30

That article, published Monday, claimed that a Chinese-owned company had hacked Clinton's servers an obtained copies of almost every email, citing two " sources briefed on the matter ". Since winning the 2016 election, Trump has repeatedly taken to Twitter to excoriate Clinton and call for a new probe of her emails. The recently released Justice Department Inspector General report examining the handling of the Clinton email investigation likewise presented no further evidence about any ...

by | August 28, 2018 | 04:03

Sessions told reporters at the time, "In the end, I have followed the right procedure just as I promised the committee I would". Come on Jeff, you can do it, the country is waiting!' U.S. Grassley declined to comment specifically on the fate of Sessions when asked about Graham's prediction the president will replace him after the election.

by | August 28, 2018 | 03:29

Rohingya militants staged attacks on Myanmar police posts, August 25, 2017, previous year sparking the crackdown in which an unknown number of Rohingya were killed. Months after the initial offensive, she said, the security forces frequently patrolled her village and sometimes arrested Rohingya men or grabbed them to do unpaid work at an expanding military camp nearby.

by | August 28, 2018 | 02:24

This is why the news that Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance is considering pursuing charges against the Trump Organization may be such a significant development. In July, Cohen released an audio tape in which he and Trump discussed plans to buy McDougal's story from the Enquirer. " Michaels Cohen's attorney clarified the document, asserting his consumer does now not know if President Trump knew regarding the Trump Tower meeting (out of which came nothing!)", Trump tweeted Saturday.

by | August 28, 2018 | 01:22

In a court filing at the ICJ, Iran's lawyers said the U.S. sanctions threaten tens of billions of dollars' worth of business deals with foreign companies. A final decision could take years. U.S. lawyers are expected to argue the United Nations court should not have jurisdiction in the dispute, that the friendship treaty is no longer valid, and the sanctions Washington levied against Tehran do not violate the deal.

by | August 28, 2018 | 01:19

After an eruption of intense violence last August, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya, members of a Muslim minority group, fled Buddhist-majority Myanmar to escape horrific massacres, mass rapes and the torching of their villages. The U.N. panel, set up previous year, interviewed 875 victims and witnesses in Bangladesh and other countries, and analyzed documents , videos, photographs and satellite images.

by | August 28, 2018 | 00:32

Ohio's Republican Gov. John Kasich , a primary opponent of Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election , tweeted Monday on the decision to raise the flags at the White House to full staff, calling it "Shameful". "Senator McCain was a great friend to Canada and a true statesman whose intelligence, tenacity and courage were unmatched", Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland wrote on Twitter .

by | August 27, 2018 | 08:11

The teen chose to take the field just one day before the game, dedicating his performance to his for 20-year-old sister and wearing her initials "MT" on his helmet and uniform. "That's a big loophole". "They turned a blind eye to the reality of the documentation". If the information clears the system, the employer will receive an "Employment Authorized" message nearly immediately.

by | August 27, 2018 | 07:43

On being asked whether the Army chief would also be barred from using first-class air travel, Chaudhry said he was never granted the privilege. He said the prime minister has inspired the whole cabinet by setting precedents and surrendering his discretionary powers.

by | August 27, 2018 | 07:02

Trump has denied the affair. The Wall Street Journal and NBC News cited anonymous sources to report on Friday that Allen Weisselberg , Trump Organization finance chief, received immunity to speak to prosecutors in the investigation of hush money Cohen paid to two women, who claimed to have affairs with Trump.

by | August 27, 2018 | 06:57

The Liberal party is the senior partner in the Liberal-National coalition government that has consistently trailed opposition Labor in opinion polls in recent months. Australia uses the navy to turn boats back to Indonesia, or banishes refugees to remote immigration camps on the poor Pacific island nations of Papua New Guinea and Nauru.

by | August 27, 2018 | 06:10

The challenge had been instigated by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, whom Morrison - also to the right of the party - defeated in a secret ballot. Dutton had assumed the inaugural role of minister for Home Affairs after former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull a year ago created the superministry that combined the functions of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), Australian Federal Police (AFP), Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), Austrac, ...

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:18

Trump said Manafort and Cohen were charged with matters totally unrelated to his presidential campaign, although Cohen told a federal court in NY that Trump had directed him to arrange payments before the 2016 election to silence two women who said they had affairs with Trump.

by | August 26, 2018 | 01:19

THE FACTS: Trump appears to be quoting in part from Fox News host Tucker Carlson , who noted that South Africa has begun seizing land from its citizens. In this photo taken October 30, 2017 people place white crosses, representing farmers killed in the country, at a ceremony at the Vorrtrekker Monument in Pretoria, South Africa.

by | August 23, 2018 | 05:33

SCREENSHOT FROM TWITTER: Sam Lucas warned partisans not to politicize the death of her distant cousin Mollie Tibbetts . Now, justice will be served. Warren said she's "sorry" Mollie Tibbetts is dead, but we must focus on the "real problems" of lawbreaking parents at the border who are being temporarily separated from their kids.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:36

Watts, who was arrested last week , is being held without bond, with his next court appearance scheduled for Tuesday morning. The bodies of Watts' wife and children were found last week on the property of the oil and gas company he worked for near Denver .

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:31

The service said hurricane conditions are expected within the warning area, in Hawaii County, on Thursday, while tropical storm conditions would affect the "watch" area starting Thursday. Lane is forecast to move dangerously close to the main Hawaiian Islands later this week, potentially bringing damaging winds and life-threatening flash flooding from heavy rainfall anywhere in the state.