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by | July 31, 2018 | 03:33

I ended the Iran deal . Washington is preparing to re-impose sanctions on Tehran within days. "I would certainly be willing to meet", he added. "The president wants to meet with folks to solve problems if the Iranians demonstrate a commitment to making fundamental changes in how they treat their own people, reduce their maligned behavior, can agree that it's worthwhile to enter into a nuclear agreement that actually prevents proliferation", he said.

by | July 31, 2018 | 03:03

The Carr Fire is still spreading throughout Shasta county California, and have journeyed well into Redding at the eastern of its perimeter. The victims were identified by relatives on their Facebook accounts and in news reports as James Roberts, 5, his sister Emily, 4, and their great grandmother, Melody Bledsoe, 70.

by | July 31, 2018 | 02:58

The Kentucky senator said he would back Kavanaugh despite misgivings about the judge's views on surveillance and privacy. When Justice Elena Kagan was nominated for the Supreme Court, she had also served as a counsel in a presidential administration, and accordingly, the Senate Judiciary Committee paused for almost a month to review the documents related to her service as counsel in the Clinton and Obama Administrations, releasing over 170,000 pages of information, including every e-mail ...

by | July 31, 2018 | 02:36

More recently, the president has come under intense criticism for his "zero-tolerance" immigration policy, which prioritizes prosecutions of people who enter the US illegally. Malkin said on "Fox & Friends" that there has been a longstanding battle within the Republican Party between those who value "cheap labor" more than the country's safety and those who support Trump's agenda.

by | July 31, 2018 | 02:19

Jones was part of a group of seven students, including five from the University of Kentucky, studying Arabic in Amman, Jordan, since June. Jones' body washed up early Monday morning, The Times reported . Jones sent her mother Tosha Thomas-Mora a text shortly before she left for the beach saying she was "in for the night", USA Today reported . Last Sunday, Jones posted a status revealing she was feeling homesick in Amman.

by | July 31, 2018 | 01:59

The foreign secretary, who moved from his health brief to replace Mr Johnson earlier this month , made the "terrible mistake" while meeting his Chinese counterpart. Although relations between China and Japan have improved leaps and bounds in recent years, historically there is much bad blood, particularly relating to the latter's invasion and mistreatment of the former in the 30s and 40s.

by | July 31, 2018 | 01:54

Stung by rejection by his predecessor former president Mugabe, who told journalists on Sunday that he was not going to vote for Mnangagwa, but rather for opposition leader Chamisa, Mnangagwa released a video on Sunday imploring Zimbabweans to reject the comeback of Mugabe.

by | July 31, 2018 | 00:34

The Trump administration announced its intention to impose 25% tariffs on steel and 10% on aluminum that is imported to the U.S. And by that logic, so too do the many American manufacturers who import components and sell their goods overseas, and the construction workers who will lose their jobs as higher steel prices contract the industry.

by | July 31, 2018 | 00:35

The four-year search for MH370 ended in May after the US-based technology firm Ocean Infinity failed to locate the plane while canvassing 125,000sq/km of the Indian Ocean. "We can not exclude that there was an unlawful interference by a third party", he added, addressing the possibility of a hostile intrusion although nobody has made any claims.

by | July 31, 2018 | 00:34

The overture comes as Trump and the Iranians have been escalating their rhetoric after Trump's May withdrawal from the landmark nuclear accord. The United States has vowed to boost sanctions until Iran changes its regional policies, including its support for regional militant groups.

by | July 29, 2018 | 04:56

However, it said a review board had found the allegations to be "credible and substantiated". McCarrick has denied the initial allegation. McCarrick was ordained a priest in 1958 and rose through the ranks in the Archdiocese of NY before being installed as archbishop of Washington in 2001, a post he held until 2006.

by | July 29, 2018 | 03:07

Karen Leong, a Los Angeles police officer, told the Los Angeles Times that Clay called authorities and admitted that he destroyed Trump's star, telling the police "see you soon". He then called police on himself and was subsequently charged with suspicion of felony vandalism. This is the second time Trump's star has been demolished beyond recognition.

by | July 29, 2018 | 02:20

Both sides appear hesitant to arrange a summit similar to last week's in Helsinki . He said talks should begin on the possible extension of a nuclear arms treaty which was signed by Trump and Putin's predecessors, Barack Obama and Dmitry Medvedev in 2010 and which will expire in 2021.

by | July 29, 2018 | 01:33

The total "blood moon " will be visible to the naked eyes from India and parts of South-America, Europe, and Australia. For those in North America, several scientific organizations will offer livestreams of the celestial event. As per Christian belief, the blood moon is said to signify the second arrival of Jesus Christ, as stated in Joel 2:31: "The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before the great and bad day of the Lord come".

by | July 29, 2018 | 01:13

Officers pulled out their weapons and were able to arrest Estrada immediately. It was captured on cellphone video by Jason and Jennifer Mustain, who were driving along the highway at the time. The officer refused, and continued on as the prisoner climbed atop the vehicle. Because the Taylor County deputy's auto window was broken out, Wichita County Sheriff's Office administrators offered to have the prisoner transported by them on to the Taylor County Jail .

by | July 28, 2018 | 12:28

The likelihood is nevertheless that the pace of expansion will slow as the effects of tax cuts fades, companies pull back in the face of foreign tariffs or strong dollar and the Federal Reserve raises interest rates further. The rest of the year is likely to see good, but slower growth of around 3 percent. Some economists think full-year growth in gross domestic product could hit 3 percent in 2018 for the first time in the almost decade-long recovery, a prospect that became more likely ...

by | July 28, 2018 | 11:29

He has such an invitation , I told him that", Mr Putin said while speaking at the Brazil, Russia , India and China (BRIC) economic summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Just two days earlier, lawmakers from both political parties unsuccessfully demanded details of the Helsinki meeting from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who stonewalled almost all those inquiries at a contentious hearing by maintaining that the president has a right to private conversations.

by | July 28, 2018 | 10:18

The head of Greece's Red Cross, Nikos Oikonomopoulos, told Skai television that a Red Cross rescue team found 26 bodies in a compound northeast of Athens , some of them clutching each other in groups of threes and fours. More than 600 firefighters have been involved in the effort to tackle the flames, with Germany, Spain, Croatia and Italy among those offering support and firefighting planes.

by | July 28, 2018 | 09:57

The images suggest that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was complying with his pledge made to President Donald Trump during a historic summit in Singapore last month. The US Department of State, with the US Department of the Treasury and the US Department of Homeland Security, issuing this advisory to highlight the sanctions evasion tactics used by North Korea that could expose businesses - including manufacturers, buyers, and service providers - to sanctions compliance risks under USA ...

by | July 28, 2018 | 09:47

Some Aussies braved below zero temperatures and rose as early as 2.30am in some parts of the country to catch a glimpse of the rare lunar phenomenon - which won't occur again for another 82 years. There are a lot of myths related to Chandra Grahan in India but if you are a skygazer it doesn't really matter. It will be the longest-lasting eclipse this century.

by | July 28, 2018 | 09:25

Trump, who stands accused of pliancy towards Russian President Vladimir Putin, insists no president has been as "tough" on Russia and denies any collusion between his campaign and Moscow. But a person close to Cohen downplayed the possibility. However, Fox also reports that sources say Cohen has a "treasure trove" of information on the president.

by | July 28, 2018 | 08:57

About 700 children were still in federal custody because, the government said, their parents failed criminal background checks or could not be found. Forget yesterday's news. "But I still do not know when they are going to return him to me". I can rent a vehicle. "She is afraid", Munoz said in Spanish. Since the court ruling, there has been a flurry of activity.

by | July 28, 2018 | 08:08

In March, Australia's Fair Work Commission voted to allow five days' unpaid leave for domestic violence victims but turned down a union proposal to introduce 10 paid days. National Party spokesperson Mark Mitchell said employers would "start to filter" applicants, considering whether they wanted that risk in their workplace.

by | July 28, 2018 | 07:27

However, his colleagues who are Facebook admins for the Alex Jones Channel's and InfoWars' pages can continue to post content. Jones received a ban because his personal account already received a warning in the past. The violation placed a first strike against Jones' account on YouTube, preventing the channel from streaming live video for 90 days. Asked by CNN how they can claim to be serious about tackling the problem of misinformation online while simultaneously allowing InfoWars to ...

by | July 27, 2018 | 19:21

Police Chief Mark Saunders said he would not speculate on a motive but did not rule out terrorism. But Toronto Mayor John Tory, who has previously criticized what he believes are holes within Canada's gun laws, went even farther on Monday as he asked why anyone in Toronto would even need a gun.

by | July 27, 2018 | 18:41

Israel says Hamas, the Islamist group that rules Gaza is using the protests as cover for a cross-border attacks. One of the wounded, a 31-year-old, later died from his injuries after having arrived at hospital in critical condition, the hospital treating him announced.

by | July 27, 2018 | 16:48

The Irishman who died after being caught in a wildfire while on honeymoon in Greece has been described as "outgoing and very enthusiastic with a zest for life". The Greek government invoked European Union civil protection agreements to seek help from its EU peers, with the country tinder box dry and at risk of more fires.

by | July 27, 2018 | 16:23

The militants also swarmed several villages in the province's northeast, and in some cases, shot residents as they slept, according to activist-operated Facebook page Sweida News Network. More airstrikes against ISIS-held towns were reported after this attack. On Wednesday, Russia-backed regime forces pressed their heavy bombardment of the ISIS-held pocket in Daraa.

by | July 27, 2018 | 15:51

In a late-night all-caps tweet , President Donald Trump warned Iranian president Hassan Rouhani of "consequences few have suffered" if he threatens the United States. "Sadly, after pulling us out of the nuclear deal with Europe and Iran, there doesn't seem to be strategy for how to move forward to fight Iran's activities", she said .

by | July 27, 2018 | 13:17

The meetings come after Theresa May confirmed she had taken personal charge of the negotiations, with Mr Raab "deputising" for her in Brussels. Tory Eurosceptics have voiced concerns that Mr Raab's department has been sidelined by Number 10 and Mrs May's Europe adviser Olly Robbins, amid increasing speculation that divisions within the Conservative camp may result in no deal.

by | July 27, 2018 | 13:07

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended his top deputy Thursday after a handful of congressional Republicans moved this week to impeach him. Jordan, a firebrand from OH in office since 2007, announced on Thursday his intention to be considered as Ryan's successor as Speaker should the Republicans maintain control of the House in the November midterm elections.

by | July 27, 2018 | 11:34

Social media users noted that the "zebra" had long floppy ears and that its stripes were smudged, leading to debate online over what species it was. However, zoo director Mohamed Sultan told a local radio station that his zebras are real, dismissing claims that they are just painted donkeys, according to the BBC .

by | July 27, 2018 | 11:27

Pompeo defended what he termed progress in talks with North Korea stemming from an unprecedented June 12 summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in sometimes testy exchanges with sceptical lawmakers from both parties.

by | July 26, 2018 | 13:16

Rouhani had threatened President Trump with war after reports that Trump's administration was seeking to disrupt Iran's government in the face of looming sanctions. Rouhani scoffed at Trump's threat to halt Iranian oil exports and said Iran has a dominant position in the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, a major oil shipping waterway.

by | July 26, 2018 | 13:14

If successful, the elections will mark only the second time a civilian government has handed power to another in Pakistan since the country's independence in 1947. In 2013, the PML-N won 126 seats, while Khan's party came third with 28 seats. The election commission has not released official results yet. Supporters of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ( PTI ) political party celebrate in Karachi.