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by | September 06, 2018 | 01:42

Ayanna Pressley didn't just upset Michael Capuano on Tuesday. Ayanna Pressley beat the incumbent, Michael Capuano , to stand in November's midterm election for a safe House seat where no Republican candidate is being put forward. "Clearly, the district wanted a lot of change", he told supporters. She enjoyed a boost in the race's final weeks thanks to endorsements from both Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey - who has made a name for herself by suing the Trump ...

by | September 05, 2018 | 15:45

Pakistan had denied any involvement and offered cooperation in the investigation. He said a comprehensive time-bound action plan with delineated responsibilities be submitted to him for his approval. It said the two sides exchanged useful views on ways to strengthen cooperation in economic, cultural, trade and connectivity sectors and agreed to continue close consultations on border security through various forums.

by | September 04, 2018 | 22:56

Jebi is the first typhoon classed as "very strong" by the country's weather agency to make landfall on Japan's main islands since a typhoon left 48 people dead or missing in 1993, Kyodo reports . Strong winds sent the 2,591-tonne tanker crashing into the bridge, prompting the closure of the bridge's road and rail links. "I've never seen such a thing", a 19-year-old boy at the scene told the public broadcaster.

by | September 04, 2018 | 20:12

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad meets with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Damascus, Syria, Sept. 3, 2018. He added: "Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed". "Russia seeks to ensure not just the regime's military victory in Syria but its full political restoration through worldwide re-legitimation at war's end".

by | September 04, 2018 | 19:40

Gary Palmer has gone public in Sessions' defense. "I will get involved and I'll get in there if I have to". "I wanted to stay out, but at some point if it doesn't straighten out properly". Wallace said, "Remember though, that the recusal of Sessions did not lead to the special counsel". Trump criticized Sessions over the Russian Federation probe last week, saying that the attorney general had never fully exerted control over the Department of Justice.

by | September 04, 2018 | 17:51

The president also compared Sessions unfavorably to Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired, "Lyin" James Comey , ' saying they'd become martyrs to the very same lawmakers who'd previously despised them after resisting orders from Trump.

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:56

The ruling this week defies a request from the United Nations Human Rights Committee in August for Brazilian authorities "not to prevent him from standing for election in the 2018 presidential elections, until his appeals before the courts have been completed in fair judicial proceedings".

by | September 03, 2018 | 19:14

JD.com, one of China's tech heavyweights, competes with larger rival Alibaba Group ( BABA.N ), and Liu has a net worth of $7.9 billion, according to Forbes. According to the Wall Street Journal , Liu was held on probable cause and released without bail. This is not the first time Liu has been embroiled in a sexual misconduct incident.

by | September 03, 2018 | 18:58

Col. Kone Faulkner said in a statement, referring to military groups active in Pakistan. With this, the Department of Defence (DoD) has reprogrammed Dollars 800 million CSF destined for Pakistan. Schriver. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford are planning to visit the region in a few days, stopping first in India and then flying to Islamabad , where they are expected to discuss security.

by | September 03, 2018 | 18:54

Trump has recently begun targeting Ohr , urging that he be removed from the Justice Department . "Collusion! Bruce was a boss at the Department of Justice and is, unbelievably, still there!" Steele and Ohr, at the time of the 2016 presidential election a senior official in the deputy attorney general's office, had first met a decade earlier and developed a rapport over a shared interest in worldwide organized crime.

by | September 01, 2018 | 20:21

Talks on a new North American Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the United States have concluded amid reports no deal has been reached. Talks between the U.S. Trump also threatened Saturday that if Congress attempted to interfere with these negotiations, he would simply "terminate & we will be far better off".

by | September 01, 2018 | 18:35

They will stay under the Capitol dome all day so that citizens can offer him a final tribute, a distinction reserved for very few throughout the nation's history, Efe reported. The team, along with U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers, was set to provide everything from basic medical care to advanced life support to the thousands of people from around the nation who attended the event.

by | September 01, 2018 | 15:39

UNRWA has faced a cash crisis since the United States, long its biggest donor, earlier this year slashed funding, saying the agency needed to make unspecified reforms and calling on the Palestinians to renew peace talks with Israel . "We reject in the strongest possible terms the criticism that Unrwa's schools, health centres and emergency assistance programmes are "irredeemably flawed" , it said in a statement.

by | August 31, 2018 | 19:42

Al-Moallem said the government tried to negotiate with a so-called reconciliation committee in Idlib, but al-Qaida-linked militants arrested most of the committee members. In the meantime, the government is amassing its forces around the province, and Russia has positioned at least 10 warships and two submarines off the coast, according to Russian media reports.

by | August 31, 2018 | 18:03

Wilson said six people suffered minor injuries; the rest were taken to hospitals . New Mexico State Police reported "multiple" fatalities on Twitter , but didn't say how many. The westbound lanes of I-40 were closed because of the crash, state police said. "The first few officers that arrived on scene really had their hands full".

by | August 31, 2018 | 17:25

And even after McCain disclosed he had brain cancer, the president continued to grouse in public about what turned out to be one of the Arizona senator's last votes, blocking a measure to repeal Obamacare. Graham said he regretted the dislike between McCain and Trump, but added "Country First", which was McCain's 2008 presidential slogan, means it is his job to help the White House where he can.

by | August 31, 2018 | 13:52

He said they learned of her identity after finding a 49-year-old man - who had made suicidal threats and comments - dead during a welfare check. The latest details on the woman come after she was seen in a viral video released Sunday ringing a doorbell while wearing what appears to be hand restraints and no trousers.

by | August 30, 2018 | 18:59

But British ships can still fish for the prized delicacies in global waters off the French coast. French fishermen have been accused of acting like "maritime gangsters" after skirmishes in the English Channel over access to scallops.Mike Park, the chief executive of the Scottish White Fish Producers Association, said flares were launched at British vessels which were legally entitled to fish in the area off the north coast of France ."We're fishing legally and then we have bullies, the ...

by | August 30, 2018 | 15:02

The entire premise of the relations between North Korea with the U.S. hinges on the de-nuclearisation process but with China being the sole but solid trade partner of Pyongyang , the threat of bringing back economic sanctions could appear rather toothless, if considered at all.

by | August 28, 2018 | 16:00

In Washington, Mr. McCain's death has been a rare occasion for bipartisan praise for his lifetime in public service. He will then lie in state at the U.S. Citing unnamed current and former White House aides, the Post said Ms Sanders, Chief of Staff John Kelly and other senior staff had advocated for a statement that called Mr McCain a "hero".

by | August 28, 2018 | 15:43

Preliminary results from Mollie Tibbett's autopsy has revealed that the University of Iowa student looks to have died from "multiple sharp force injuries". They've made no mention of recovering a knife or other weapon linked to the death. Rivera, a native of Mexico who is suspected of being in the USA illegally, made his initial court appearance Wednesday and is being jailed on a $5 million cash-only bond.

by | August 28, 2018 | 15:00

In a detailed 11-page statement given to conservative Roman Catholic media outlets during the pontiff's visit to Ireland , Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano also accused a long list of current and past Vatican officials and USA church officials of covering up the case of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick .

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:49

Bush and Democratic President Barack Obama to deliver eulogies at the service. In 2017, McCain was diagnosed with primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumour, and was operated upon to remove a blood clot, in Phoenix, Arizona. " John McCain was one of them", Mr Schumer said. I will always treasure the constant friendship he showed to the people of Israel and to me personally.

by | August 28, 2018 | 13:45

McCain has been the Republican nominee for president, and was running against the Democratic candidate and eventual victor, Barack Obama . But his perfunctory response to his death attracted particular ire on social media and was in stark contrast to the traditional gracious statements issued by presidents on the death of notable Americans.

by | August 28, 2018 | 10:42

The editorial, which did not mention the Pompeo visit, urged Washington to give up the "pointless military gamble" and implement the Singapore agreement, in which the leaders pledged to work towards a complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

by | August 28, 2018 | 08:54

The unsuccessful challenger was Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, who announced his resignation from the Cabinet - and his intention to pursue another tilt at the top job. "It's a different leader, but it's the same chaos and division", he said. The Prime Minister's exit could trigger an October 6 by-election in his Sydney seat of Wentworth and potentially cost the Government its one-seat majority.

by | August 27, 2018 | 21:39

Yangon-based political analyst David Mathieson said that Facebook's action, together with the damning United Nations report, force Myanmar's military brass "into an isolation they're not going to like". The Rohingya, who regard themselves as native to Rakhine state , are widely considered as interlopers by Myanmar's Buddhist majority and are denied citizenship.

by | August 27, 2018 | 19:37

Ted Kennedy of MA died in 2009, President Barack Obama ordered flags at the White House be flown at half-staff for five days. Meanwhile, flags remained lowered at the U.S. McCain denounced him for using language that "fired up the crazies", while Trump said McCain was a "dummy" who had barely managed to graduate from the US Naval Academy.

by | August 27, 2018 | 19:07

Earlier on Friday, the British Thomas Cook holiday company, which organised the couple's trip, issued a statement saying that "we are aware of the speculation in some of today's media that their deaths may have been caused by carbon monoxide poisoning".

by | August 27, 2018 | 18:58

Anyone present at the scene are asked to stay hiding where they are and have been instructed to call 911 to help police find them. The sheriff's office in Jacksonville, Florida , said there was a mass shooting at a downtown marketplace on Sunday and urged people to stay far away from the area.

by | August 27, 2018 | 17:10

Sources told the Post that White House aides including press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Chief of Staff John Kelly advocated for a personalized statement that praised McCain's longtime service in both the Army and the US Senate.

by | August 26, 2018 | 14:29

People who are sensitive to bad air should be particularly careful. There are more than 500 active wildfires now burning in B.C., bringing the total since April 1 up to 1,925 wildfires. For some people, the thickening smoke will bring on coughing, throat irritation, headaches and shortness of breath. The Shovel Lake fire is considered to be the highest-priority of the more than 560 wildfires burning in B.C.as of Tuesday morning.

by | August 26, 2018 | 14:03

Michael D Higgins also told Pope Francis of the anger felt by those in Ireland who were abused as children by Catholic clerics. It has been reported by RTÉ News that there was an apology from the Pope, alongside a recognition of the hurt and suffering of the survivors.

by | August 24, 2018 | 04:44

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo through diplomatic channels. South Africa's government was expected to summon the United States acting ambassador to explain Trump's tweet, two people familiar with the situation said. Ramaphosa said he was convinced that South Africans from across the racial divide were finding each other as the land debate raged on. Trump has never experienced apartheid and doesn't know its legacy of inequality in which the majority of South Africans own nothing, Zizi ...

by | August 24, 2018 | 03:51

The knife attacker was then shot down by police and killed, the source said. Gerard Collomb said the attack is not being treated as a terrorist case for the moment, despite the claim of responsibility by IS. The suburb is about 10 kilometers west of the Palace of Versailles but the Trappes suburb is known for social issues connected to poverty, drugs, and hardline interpretations of Islam.

by | August 24, 2018 | 03:35

During the three years since the reunions were last held, North Korea tested three nuclear weapons and multiple missiles that demonstrated they potentially could strike the continental United States. "I do believe they have", he was quoted as saying by Reuters . "I've prepared for him some household medicine including digester and headache pills, nutritional supplements as well as some daily necessaries", Lee Soo-nam, 76, who was due to meet his older brother, told Reuters news agency.

by | August 24, 2018 | 02:42

The Division of Criminal Investigation released the information Thursday, saying the autopsy also officially confirms that the body found in Iowa corn field on Tuesday was that of missing student. Rivera parked his vehicle and started running alongside and behind Tibbetts. As reported by the Des Moines Register , Rivera lived in Iowa for years and worked at Yarrabee Farms, the owners of which include prominent Republican Craig Lang.

by | August 21, 2018 | 14:55

Assocham said that it will take months for Kerala to return to normalcy especially because the ferocious floods have decimated cash crops, impacted worldwide trade from ports, and hindered tourism which brings a major chunk of revenue for the southern state.

by | August 21, 2018 | 14:14

Mueller's memo recommended that Papadopoulos be imprisoned for up to six months; a judge is expected to issue a ruling on his sentence in early September. Papadopoulos was a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign. Since then, Mueller has returned two sweeping indictments that detail a multi-faceted Russian campaign to undermine the US presidential election in an attempt to hurt Clinton's candidacy and help Trump.

by | August 21, 2018 | 08:45

So far, he says, the Taliban has neither accepted nor rejected the proposal. The Taliban have sent delegations to Uzbekistan and Indonesia in recent weeks, raising their diplomatic profile even while carrying out deadly attacks. Earlier this month, the insurgents launched a coordinated assault on Ghazni, a strategic city only 120 kilometers (75 miles) from the capital, Kabul .