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by | January 03, 2019 | 03:16

Tomorrow we will bring to the floor legislation that will open up government. Although she gave him credit for shutting down the government, she then lamented, "He will fold in the end". Even if Democrats believe some of Trump's actions, including Trump's reported hush money payments to women during the 2016 campaign, clear the threshold of "high crimes and misdemeanors", Pelosi has downplayed the prospects of impeachment.

by | January 02, 2019 | 17:19

Since a US -led invasion in 2003 toppled Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, a Sunni Muslim, Israel has anxious that Iraq's Shi'ite majority could tilt towards Iran. As he spoke, supporters began to chant "Myth!" The increased security came at the request of the incoming president, who was stabbed in the stomach during a campaign rally in September.

by | January 02, 2019 | 16:58

The court ordered the temple to immediately admit women of all ages, but since then, "hundreds of thousands of protesters, male and female devotees and some right-wing Hindu politicians have turned out to block women from approaching the temple", NPR previously reported.

by | January 02, 2019 | 16:48

All people in Taiwan must "clearly recognise that Taiwan independence would only bring profound disaster to Taiwan", Xi said. The Chinese president has been "haunted" by the failure of past policies to bring Taiwan into the fold, said Wuer Kaixi, a former student leader during Tiananmen Square protests who lives in Taiwan and has been active in politics there.

by | January 02, 2019 | 16:45

He added that he is willing to meet Donald Trump at any time to produce results that the worldwide community would welcome . However, he warned that North Korea might be "compelled to explore a new path" to defend its sovereignty if the United States "seeks to force something upon us unilaterally.

by | January 02, 2019 | 16:36

It would also include another measure to fund the departments of Agriculture, Interior, Housing and Urban Development and others closed by the partial shutdown . In a televised White House session on December 11, Trump said he would take responsibility for a shutdown over the wall. That much was clear soon after the November midterms, when Schumer started gauging where Democratic senators stood on $5 billion for a border wall through one-on-one conversations in his office.

by | January 02, 2019 | 16:30

The road was closed to traffic over the New Year, largely because of its proximity to the Meiji Shrine, which is a popular destination for people on New Year's Eve - many Japanese visit local or famous shrines over the new year period to pray for good fortune in the coming year.

by | January 02, 2019 | 16:28

WLEX reported that the driver of the truck noticed smoke coming from the back and pulled over and safely escaped. The truck driver was uninjured and the fire was quickly extinguished, but the ideal pastries were lost in the blaze, much to the despair of the passers-by and the police officers who reported to the scene.

by | January 01, 2019 | 12:17

Sheriff's Maj. Jesse Razo said the other girls who were inside the vehicle when the shooting happened were "shaken" and "devastated". "She say 'Momma, Jazmine's not moving". Her 6-year-old daughter was wounded by glass fragments, while two teenage siblings are "shaken" and "devastated" but physically unharmed, authorities say.

by | January 01, 2019 | 10:17

However, citizen was identified as Canadian teacher Sarah McIver . McIver was the third Canadian to be detained by China following the December 1 arrest in Vancouver of Meng Wanzhou , chief financial officer of the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, but a Canadian official said there was no reason to believe that the woman's detention was linked to the earlier arrests.

by | January 01, 2019 | 04:59

He crossed the border in Arizona several years ago and had worked a variety of jobs as a labourer, including at several dairies. Christianson said if he had been deported, Singh would still be alive. Christianson said. "It's a conversation we need to have". He is survived by his wife and 5-month-old son. As Fox News reported , Gustavo Perez Arriaga is accused in the shooting death of Newman Police Cpl.

by | January 01, 2019 | 04:28

Trump's comments on Monday came after officials, including his departing chief of staff, indicated that the president's signature campaign pledge to build the wall would not be fulfilled as advertised. It should be pointed out too that Mr Kelly himself had said early in the Trump presidency that it would be a wall, and not a fence. He's in Washington ready to negotiate.

by | January 01, 2019 | 03:27

The man drove his BMW onto the airport apron after forcing open a gate, and was pursued by police until he came to a stop underneath a Greek airline's Airbus A320 that was standing on the tarmac with 172 passengers on board, a police statement said.

by | December 31, 2018 | 10:20

An official from UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) said they are dealing with 81 migrants claiming asylum, a couple of who have been in the UK previously, and one who claimed asylum in Denmark but was refused. He has appointed a commander to oversee the response to the incidents and asked for daily updates. The number of British citizens applying for Irish passports rose by 22 percent in 2018, Ireland's foreign office said on Monday, more than doubling the total of annual applications since ...

by | December 31, 2018 | 04:40

The names, birth dates and addresses of 997 North Korean defectors were leaked last month through a personal computer infected with a malicious code, and the government learned of the leak on December 17, according to the ministry. "The file was confirmed to have been leaked". The South Korean state said that this is the first significant hack involving defectors. Apart from 100 North Korean delegates, officials from UN, Russia, China and Mongolia joined the inauguration program, while ...

by | December 31, 2018 | 00:21

Speaking to CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, South Carolina Republican Sen. Democrats are looking at several options to get the government funded when they retake control of the House of Representatives on January 3 but they do not seem to be backing down from the $1.3 billion they've offered.

by | December 29, 2018 | 09:30

According to the CDC , Amoxicillin does not treat the flu because antibiotics do not fight viruses, and the flu is a virus. Authorities say Felipe Gomez Alonzo died at a New Mexico hospital after suffering coughing, vomiting and a fever .

by | December 29, 2018 | 07:11

Sheriff Christianson said they had identified the man but held off on officially releasing his name. "There is right now a full scale manhunt going on in California for an illegal immigrant accused of shooting and killing a police officer during a traffic stop ".

by | December 29, 2018 | 06:47

Some 30 people suffered minor injuries as they fled their houses. Italy's Civil Protection officials said the quake, which struck at 3:19 am, was part of a swarm of some 1,000 tremors, majority barely perceptible, linked to Etna's volcanic eruption this week.

by | December 29, 2018 | 04:15

Trump is sticking with his demand for money to build a border wall with Mexico , and Democrats, who take control of the House on January 3, are refusing to give him what he wants. On Thursday, the Senate was in session for only four minutes after lawmakers didn't show up. He has also repeatedly threatened to cut off US aid to countries he deems insufficient partners in combating illegal immigration , but has thus far failed to follow through with those threats.

by | December 28, 2018 | 13:44

Former president Barack Obama is the most admired man for the 11th year in a row , besting current U.S. president Donald Trump , who's second. Former President Barack Obama topped the list for most admired man for the 11th year in a row.

by | December 28, 2018 | 13:24

Trump made the decision on Syria abruptly last week, against the advice of top aides and commanders, including Defense Secretary James Mattis, who resigned the next day. More than 200 airmen greeted Trump on Thursday at a Ramstein Air Base aircraft hangar, where the president and first lady Melania Trump were greeted with cheers .

by | December 28, 2018 | 11:31

Earlier in the year, US President Donald Trump also issued an order blocking the takeover of US-based Qualcomm by Broadcom, a chip maker based in Singapore, citing national security concerns. The United States has been taking action to cut Huawei out of the US market while in August Australia banned it from supplying equipment for its 5G network.

by | December 28, 2018 | 07:25

WABC reported that the incident was caused by a transformer explosion at a power plant. He said there are scattered power outages, including at LaGuardia Airport. Another one added: "Something exploded in NY making the sky look handsome". The mayor of New York Bill de Blasio confirmed the extraordinary light was "caused by electrical surge at substation", but said there were no current fire and no injuries.

by | December 28, 2018 | 05:35

Winter storm warnings were issued for much of Wisconsin along with parts of the Dakotas, Kansas and Nebraska. The sloppy weather will continue into the afternoon, with light snow in the far north and rain elsewhere. The winter storm warning extends south of St. Cloud. Expect extensive blowing and drifting of snow. Snow will be move into the Northeast from NY to ME from Thursday night into Friday morning.

by | December 28, 2018 | 05:13

After meeting with US service members in Iraq Wednesday, Mr. Trump said he would do "whatever it takes" to ensure that Congress approves funding for a border wall - one of his main campaign promises. In a non-immigration case, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington granted the request to suspend a schedule on briefings in a case filed by the Maryland and Washington attorneys general against President Donald Trump over proceeds from Trump International Hotel.

by | December 27, 2018 | 08:40

Tokyo has long argued that most whale species are not endangered and that eating whale is a part of its culture. Japan has defied the protests to conduct what it calls scientific research whaling, having repeatedly said its ultimate goal was to whale commercially again.

by | December 27, 2018 | 08:18

Christian community members clad in new dresses attended church prayers as it was the biggest festival of the year for them. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Christmas celebration was generally peaceful in Maiduguri township and other parts of the state.

by | December 27, 2018 | 07:56

After Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver on an American extradition warrant, Chinese authorities picked up researcher and analyst Michael Kovrig , who is on leave from Canada's foreign service to work for the anti-war International Crisis Group , and businessman Michael Spavor , who arranges exchanges with North Korea.

by | December 27, 2018 | 06:24

That bill provided $1.3 billion for border security projects but not money for the wall. Furloughed federal workers have been given back pay in previous shutdowns. As previous presidents have done, Mr Trump signed an executive order designating Monday a federal holiday, so weekday employees weren't required to work.

by | December 27, 2018 | 04:12

Collman didn't know what "marginal" meant and simply answered, "Yes, sir". After the call, she sat in the kitchen with her two siblings, a friend, and her parents, musing about Trump's family and his plans for the holiday. Watch a clip of Collman's perspective of the phone call above, via YouTube. All the children who called in had done so in the hope of getting through to Norad, the government agency that tracks Santa's movements around the world at Christmas (and that is still ...

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:56

The 85-year-old judge, popularly known by her initials RBG, underwent a pulmonary lobectomy at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NY. Arberg said doctors have found no additional evidence of remaining nodules following the procedure and have not found any additional disease.

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:56

He stayed for a little more than three hours. The trip may also help answer critics who point out that, despite his fondness for discussing his support for the United States military, he had not visited USA troops stationed in combat zones nearly two years into his time in the White House.

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:54

It is a dry and cool Christmas Day as high pressure builds into the region bringing high temperatures in the upper teens to mid 20s in the North Country. Temperatures will climb to near 50 degrees by early afternoon, before colder air begins to punch in later in the day. Forecasters say another inch or so may accumulate in the evening before the snow tapers off.

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:49

Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters have been moving to the outskirts of Manbij and the Turkish army continues to dispatch tanks, artillery and other equipment to the border and an area administered by Turkey in northern Syria, according to Turkish media reports .

by | December 25, 2018 | 08:44

A stranded boat is seen among debris after a tsunami hit at Sumur district in Pandeglang, Banten province, Indonesia , Dec. 24, 2018 in this photo taken by Antara Foto. It's possible for an eruption to trigger a landslide above ground or beneath the ocean, both capable of producing waves, he said. Anak Krakatau had been spewing ash and lava for months before a 64-hectare section of its south-west side collapsed, said Dwikorita Karnawati, the head of the meteorological agency.

by | December 25, 2018 | 07:29

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday lambasted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for accusing the Israeli army of kicking Palestinian people in the head, including women and children, calling him an "antisemitic dictator" who trolled him, The Jerusalem Post reports .

by | December 25, 2018 | 06:13

Meanwhile, Trump defended his unexpected decision to withdraw US troops from Syria , a move met with concern by members of the anti-Islamic State coalition but lauded by Russian Federation. NATO´s spokeswoman Oana Lungescu would not comment on US President Donald Trump´s plan to bring home a chunk of the 14,000 US troops deployed in Afghanistan.

by | December 25, 2018 | 03:59

Military personnel and more than 1,500 volunteers will field calls on Santa's location and continue the decades-old tradition. Today, volunteers still take calls and handle thousands of calls and emails from around the world. The tech giant has officially launched their annual Santa Tracker and accompanying Santa's Village web interface, where kids are able to log in, see how close Santa is to their home, and partake in some fun activities before bedtime.

by | December 25, 2018 | 01:15

Trump is unwilling to back down on his demand for money to build his proposed border wall . In a tweet Monday, Trump compared the Fed to a blundering golfer "who can't score because he has no touch - he can't putt! ". "We are negotiating with the Democrats on desperately needed Border Security (Gangs, Drugs, Human Trafficking & more) but it could be a long stay ", Trump said on Twitter on Saturday.