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by | October 05, 2018 | 04:29

The Chair of Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board, Thomas Lembong, took to Twitter on Monday to announce that Indonesian President Joko " Jokowi " Widodo has authorized the acceptance of worldwide aid for the disaster. "With their very eyes, they saw people being carried away in waves of mud". Rescuers fear that thousands may be dead. "Humanitarian groups are struggling to get people into affected areas", said Yenni Suryani, CRS' Indonesia country manager from Jakarta .

by | October 05, 2018 | 04:24

Most victims were men (72 per cent) under the age of 30. Another reason is that the trend of group selfies seems to be more prevalent in India relative to other countries. "It is believed that selfie deaths are underreported and the true problem needs to be addressed", an excerpt of the study stated, citing that road accidents that occur while posing for pictures are reported as "death due to road traffic accident".

by | October 05, 2018 | 04:09

The FBI's investigation will not be made public. "We are profoundly disappointed that after the tremendous sacrifice she made in coming forward, those directing the FBI investigation were not interested in seeking the truth". Jeff Flake of Arizona - a key vote on the nomination - called for it with the backing of Republican Sens. Senator Susan Collins , a moderate Republican from ME, said it was "a very thorough investigation".

by | October 05, 2018 | 04:12

Officials said 400,000 residences and businesses were still without power mid-Monday. At least two people have been killed and scores injured by a powerful typhoon that brought down trees onto railway tracks and kicked up debris across Tokyo as it brushed past the Japanese capital.

by | October 05, 2018 | 04:01

The chemical weapons watchdog has become the centre of a diplomatic battle, as Russian Federation resists British-led efforts to extend the OPCW's mandate from merely certifying whether chemical weapons have been used to identifying the country or forces responsible for their use.

by | October 05, 2018 | 03:35

Wednesday, October 3 at exactly 2:18 p.m. ET marked the first national use of the Wireless Emergency Alert system , or WEA . Eastern and the WEA test is being sent at 2:18 p.m. FEMA then sends the alerts to the wireless providers, which then push the alerts in turn to mobile phones in the impacted communities". Three New Yorkers said it's not, and sued trying to block Wednesday's test of the Wireless Emergency Alert system.

by | October 05, 2018 | 02:58

Russian Federation denies it is violating the INF treaty, which banned all land-based cruise missiles with a range of 500-5,500 kilometers - rockets that in Russia's case would be capable of reaching Europe or Alaska. USA officials suggested that Hutchison , a politician for years before President Donald Trump asked her to represent the United States at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, an institution he has often called "obsolete", was simply not in full control of her language on a ...

by | October 04, 2018 | 05:11

Dickey's appearance in federal court comes nearly two years after he accidentally started a massive wildfire near Green Valley, which is approximately 25 miles outside of Tucson. He agreed to a sentence of five years of probation and will make a public service announcement with the Forest Service about the cause of the blaze. "It was a complete accident ", Dickey said during an appearance in court.

by | October 04, 2018 | 03:56

When the Prime Minister did speak of Brexit , it was without referring once to her Chequers soft-Brexit plan by name, a sign that she has now accepted the term has now acquired a tox status. "We must show everyone in this country that we are that party". Her words were aimed at easing the growing frustration of some Conservatives who openly say their party is directionless, unable to set an agenda against the divisive rows over Brexit between competing wings of the party.

by | October 04, 2018 | 03:30

Late-night host Seth Meyers also spoke about it during his show Monday night, saying, "I mean, how much of a sexist d- can you possibly be?" While addressing reporters, Trump gave ABC News's Cecilia Vega the opportunity to ask a question .

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:54

Meanwhile Ms Ramirez's lawyer said he had not seen an indication that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has reached out to any of the 20 people who she said may be able to corroborate her account that Mr Kavanaugh exposed himself to her when they were undergraduates at Yale.

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:45

Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor arrives at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) in Putrajaya today. She made her first visit to the MACC on June 5 to be questioned over the investigation on the SRC International Sdn Bhd case. Najib has denied any wrongdoing and pledged not guilty to all the charges. "I was informed that she will be brought to the Kuala Lumpur court complex tomorrow", he said.

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:33

Washington had argued that Iran's action was a misuse of the court. The court action brought by Iran was part of a drive on several fronts to isolate Washington, following the USA withdrawal from the 2015 accord which lifted sanctions in return for constraints on Iran's nuclear programme.

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:26

Six of the Indonesian social affairs ministry´s trucks laden with supplies were reportedly looted enroute to Palu and on one route out of the city, an AFP journalist saw youths blocking the road and asking for "donations". In particular, he cited inadequate logistics support and fuel supplies. "Reaching communities in Sulawesi is really challenging due to its remoteness coupled with the devastation that the tsunami has wrecked, cutting off transport links, which makes children separated from ...

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:23

The first lady saw how babies are weighed - they're placed in sacks that are then hung from a hook attached to a scale. The Sarakasi crew shall present a creative piece depicting a ghetto kid who rises to fame and a group of children is also listed to entertain her on Friday.

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:22

He, once again, denied the charges that Russian Federation was behind the poisoning of Skripal, saying: "No one had to poison anyone there (in Britain )". "We didn't need to poison anyone over there". "We let him go, he left the country and he continued to cooperate there and consult some intelligence services".

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:23

He returned to the theme Tuesday night in Southaven, Mississippi, mentioning both Japan and South Korea. US President Donald Trump told his supporters that Saudi Arabia and its king would not last two weeks in power without American support.

by | October 03, 2018 | 17:30

The Senate's Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, accused Kavanaugh of delivering a "partisan screed" during the judiciary committee hearing last week . The president, who has been active in campaigning for Republican candidates, said he sees an intensity of support for Judge Kavanaugh. Chuck Schumer, the Senate Democrats' leader from NY, accused Kavanaugh of delivering a "partisan screed" during the Judiciary Committee hearing last week.

by | October 03, 2018 | 14:58

The star has appeared in the X-Men movies (Ian West/PA) The star had vanished from the public eye for months (Ian West/PA) Fan Bingbing attends the "Amant Double (L'Amant Double)" premiere during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 26, 2017 in Cannes, France.

by | October 03, 2018 | 14:58

Trump noted that she did not remember during her testimony how she got home following what she described as a sexual assault by Kavanaugh . "'I don't remember, '" he continued. The allegations against Kavanaugh - including sexual assault and exposing himself to a young woman in college - have sparked the latest reckoning in America about sexual assault and men's treatment of women, bringing the #MeToo movement back to the fore.

by | October 03, 2018 | 14:43

Some 1,500 people crowded into a hall at the Conservative conference fringe to hear the former foreign secretary denounce Mrs May's Chequers plan as "an outrage". "Boris always puts on a good show, but what matters to people is what we are delivering for them on the things that affect their day to day lives", she told Sky News.

by | October 03, 2018 | 11:57

Democratic Party politicians are raising questions both about the truthfulness of Mr Kavanaugh's sworn testimony to the Senate, and whether he has the temperament for the lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court. "But now you're guilty until proven innocent", Trump said. "Women are very angry", Trump said. Trump then asked and answered a series of questions with the responses "I don't remember" and "I don't know".

by | October 03, 2018 | 11:05

He describes Ford as a "remarkable profile in courage" while calling the president "a profile in cowardice". However, during a rally in MS on Tuesday night, he sang a different tune. The former two-term governor, who would be the first Democrat to win a Senate campaign in Tennessee since Al Gore in 1990 if he's victorious, has run TV ads in which he says that he's "not running against Donald Trump " and learned long ago to "separate the message from the messenger".

by | October 03, 2018 | 10:49

Foreign Policy magazine , which first reported the story, estimated that there are at least 10 current United Nations employees who would need to get married in order to get their partners' visas renewed. US diplomats had announced the decision to foreign delegations in July, saying the move is meant to render department policy consistent between same-sex and opposite-sex couples.

by | October 03, 2018 | 08:14

What does the paper allege about the president? According to the Times , which cited confidential tax returns and financial records, Trump received today's equivalent of $413 million from the real estate holdings of his father, Fred Trump , who died in 1999.

by | October 02, 2018 | 17:14

A speech Monday by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will usher in the second legislative session of the Turkish parliament's 27th term . Erdogan was referring to Pastor Andrew Brunson who is under house arrest in Turkey for terrorism charges.

by | October 02, 2018 | 16:59

NBC News reported Berchem said Kavanaugh "may have initiated an anticipatory narrative" in July to "conceal or discredit" Ramirez - even though he said in Thursday's hearing that he first heard of Ramirez's allegations in the New Yorker piece that first published her accusations.

by | October 02, 2018 | 14:16

Many experts say the fate of inter-Korean deals can be affected by how nuclear negotiations would go between the United States and North Korea . They were earlier found in North Korea during a joint 1996-2005 excavation project between the United States and North Korea.

by | October 02, 2018 | 13:15

According to the New York Times , authorities said that they have been forced to bury at least 300 bodies in a mass grave . Desperate rescue operations have continued across Indonesia as the level of devastation caused by last week's quake continues to worsen.

by | October 02, 2018 | 12:56

The New York Times reviewed an incident in which Kavanaugh and several others were interviewed by the New Haven , CT Police Department after getting a drink at a bar following a UB40 concert. "There were certainly many times when he could not remember what was going on", he said, adding that, "There's an angry streak that comes out when Brett drinks".

by | October 02, 2018 | 11:36

In a statement released Sunday, a Yale University classmate of Brett Kavanaugh's said he is "deeply troubled by what has been a blatant mischaracterization by Brett himself of his drinking at Yale". Trump responded when asked about the embattled Supreme Court nominee by one reporter. Mr Kavanaugh also denies that allegation. Carl Tobias, a law professor at the University of Richmond, said it would not be unlawful for the White House to restrict the investigation's scope because the ...

by | October 02, 2018 | 10:29

The Times reports that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attended a Cabinet meeting at 10 p.m.in Ottawa to discuss the details of the deal, known as the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement ( USMCA ) with senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and Robert E.

by | October 02, 2018 | 06:02

At least 832 people were confirmed killed by the quake and tsunami that struck Friday evening, Indonesia's disaster agency said, with almost all of those from Palu . A large bridge with yellow arches had collapsed. Experts said the long, narrow bay running into Palu , a city of 380,000, squeezed the tsunami into a tight space, likely making the waves more risky.

by | October 02, 2018 | 05:59

A Reuters witness said queues at petrol stations on the approaches to Palu stretched for miles. A 7.5 magnitude natural disaster and the tsunami it caused have left hundreds dead in Indonesia . President Joko Widodo visited Palu on Sunday, inspecting the large-scale damage and consoling survivors. Indonesia has detector buoys, which are supposed to alert the government to an approaching tsunami, so that people can be given as much time as possible to evacuate areas likely to ...

by | October 02, 2018 | 05:03

Some Democratic lawmakers claimed the White House was keeping investigators from interviewing certain witnesses. Ford said during her testimony at a dramatic Senate hearing last Thursday that Judge was in the bedroom where the alleged assault by Kavanaugh occurred.