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by | December 06, 2018 | 01:02

A critic of President Trump has taken advantage of a Twitter typo by his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , to mount an attack. Jason Velazquez knew it was an oops, but clicked on the link anyway, saw no one owned it, scooped it up for roughly $6, and used it to display a white sentence on a black background: " Donald J.

by | December 05, 2018 | 13:22

USA arms advocates say the 60-day window announced by Pompeo provides a last chance for the United States and Russian Federation to negotiate a deal, possibly including mutual inspections of each sides weapons systems, but they doubt there is much political will in Washington or Moscow to do that.

by | December 05, 2018 | 12:02

A mob of some 400 people, including right-wing activists, fought pitched battles with police on Monday in Siana area of Bulandshahr district, apparently after right-wing activists were angered by the discovery of cow carcasses strewn in a nearby jungle.

by | December 05, 2018 | 11:58

In less than an hour, Reuters reporters observed roughly two dozen people climb the approximately 10-foot (3-meter) fence made of thick sheets and pillars of metal. Ninety minutes later, she and her family were over the fence. The AP has said it compiled its data from information from global groups, forensic records, death records, missing persons' reports and data examination from thousands of interviews with asylum seekers.

by | December 05, 2018 | 11:15

Iran on Saturday test-fired a missile capable of carrying multiple warheads, in violation of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said . U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of an worldwide nuclear agreement in May and reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic, criticizing the deal for not including curbs on Iran's development of ballistic missiles.

by | December 05, 2018 | 11:13

China will roll back tariffs on US-made cars, US President Donald Trump said , unveiling another potential breakthrough in a trade war truce that cheered stock markets on Monday. President Trump's trade war with China is on hold. The increases come after the United States and China said they had agreed to not increase tariffs for 90 days to allow for talks.

by | December 05, 2018 | 09:37

The epicentre of the quake was some 300 kilometres east of the New Caledonia capital Noumea , but such was the force of the shock that experts said small tsunami waves may be observed as far away as Antarctica and Russian Federation. But people in New Caledonia and nearby Vanuatu said they did not feel the quake, and tsunami warning sirens were not immediately activated in Vanuatu.

by | December 05, 2018 | 07:17

His son George W. Bush later took over the White House, serving as President for two terms from 2001 to 2009. George Herbert Walker Bush served just one term as U.S. His death, announced by his press secretary, comes eight months after his wife, Barbara Bush, died. "Our thoughts are with the entire Bush family tonight - and all who were inspired by George and Barbara's example".

by | December 05, 2018 | 06:39

As officials work to arrange a second meeting between Trump and Kim, South Korea's Moon Jae-in relayed a message to reporters given to him by the U.S. South Korean soldiers open the gate as the rails which leads to North Korea is seen, inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Paju.

by | December 05, 2018 | 06:29

Britain's chief of the defence staff, General Sir Nick Carter, has also said Russian Federation is in breach of the agreement - telling MPs "we need to call them out" for a deployment of "systems which break the 500km to 5,000km range".

by | December 05, 2018 | 05:01

Fellow Republican Senator Lindsey Graham , a Trump ally who has joined a growing collection of lawmakers urging the president to take a far tougher stance against Riyadh over the killing, also attended the hour-long closed-door briefing, and minced no words afterwards.

by | December 05, 2018 | 04:43

Cohen has twice pleaded guilty in federal court in Manhattan to a litany of crimes, and he has volunteered information to the special counsel and other agencies investigating Trump and his inner circle. Russiagate is "really a witch hunt " and those witches " don't exist ", President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said as he met with MGIMO University students in Moscow.

by | December 04, 2018 | 14:22

Police say the investigation, which included the testimony of 60 witnesses, revealed that Netanyahu and Bezeq boss Shaul Elovitch engaged in a "bribe-based relationship". The case revolves around suspicions that confidants of Netanyahu promoted regulations worth hundreds of millions of dollars to the Bezeq telecoms company in exchange for positive coverage of the prime minister on Bezeq's subsidiary news website, Walla.

by | December 04, 2018 | 13:41

The operation in the Meluta area will target an unspecified number of tunnels that were not ready to be used, said Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, a spokesman for the IDF, according to The Jerusalem Post . The operation was announced on Tuesday by the Israeli military on Twitter . Manelis said the Lebanese Armed Forces is not capable of controlling what occurs in southern Lebanon.

by | December 04, 2018 | 12:59

The passports ranking in the top ten are of the UAE, Singapore, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Luxembourg, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. A year ago the blue, eagle-emblazoned passports didn't even come in the top 10 . Taiwanese hold the world's 28 most powerful passport, an increase of two spots from its previous ranking on Arton Capital's Passport Index report past year.

by | December 04, 2018 | 12:46

Prince Mohammed has in recent days travelled to the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt and Tunisia , before heading to Buenos Aires on Wednesday for the G20 summit. CNN was granted exclusive access to the messages. "I have read every piece of intelligence that's in the possession of the United States government", Pompeo told Blitzer.

by | December 04, 2018 | 12:28

European Union officials said that the USA had held out on nearly every issue discussed. On the sidelines of the G20 gathering, created to concentrate on fiscal and monetary policy matters, U.S. "In a lot of areas it's falling short", said the USA official, who asked not to be identified because of the confidential nature of the talks. "But in the end, it's still 19 v 1", said Bernes.

by | December 04, 2018 | 12:29

Bush will be laid to rest next to his wife Barbara at the George H.W. Bush Library Center in College Station, Texas this week, where he will be eulogised by former President George W. "We need at this juncture in our history a certain sense of morality and a certain sense of dignity", George Herbert Walker Bush said when Richard Nixon, until 2016 the sinister emblem of presidential calumny, as least in Democrats' eyes, resigned in shame in 1974.

by | December 04, 2018 | 11:53

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday has responded to those who were criticizing his "chicken formula" to combat extreme poverty in the rural areas of Pakistan . Islamabad would help facilitate any talks "in good faith", the ministry added. He stressed that all Afghans must have a say in creating a sustainable peace for Afghanistan.

by | December 04, 2018 | 11:49

Sully became the late president's service dog in June, a couple of months after former first lady Barbara Bush died. Sully is named after Chesley " Sully " Sullenberger, the former pilot who famously landed his disabled plane in New York's Hudson River in 2009 to save the lives of 155 people.

by | December 04, 2018 | 11:43

Corsi invoked his godly belief that he was doing the right thing, not just for himself but the nation", Klayman wrote . In federal court on Monday, Cohen pleaded guilty to making false statements to Congress in 2017 in relation to Trump's efforts to build a Trump Tower hotel in Moscow.

by | December 04, 2018 | 11:12

Bush died at 94 on Friday. Howard heads the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region, the almost 4,000-strong military task force that is overseeing the funeral. A guard of honor will be in attendance. Mr Bush's body is due to lie in state this week ahead of a day of national mourning. After services in Washington, there will be another funeral in Houston on Thursday followed by burial at the Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas.

by | December 03, 2018 | 17:43

He also called on Germany and its allies to boost their naval presence in the Black Sea to deter futher Russian aggression. Donald Trump had an "informal" conversation with Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Argentina on Friday, one day after the USA president announced that he had made a decision to cancel a meeting with his Russian counterpart because of new developments in Russia's conflict with Ukraine.

by | December 03, 2018 | 17:27

A Facebook spokesperson confirmed to Buzzfeed that Sandberg had ordered research into the " motivations " behind Soros' speech and had asked that staff look into his trading of Facebook stock. Zuckerberg himself, meanwhile, said he hadn't heard of Definers before reading a report from the New York Times about his company's misstep. Among the tech whiz kids, Sandberg as chief operating officer offered a steadier hand as a result of her background working for former US Treasury ...

by | December 03, 2018 | 17:16

In a Sunday morning appearance on Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures", House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte , R-Va., previewed Comey's move, telling host Maria Bartiromo that he expected Comey would withdraw his motion . Comey had been attempting to make the hearing a public one, but agreed to testify in a private setting provided the transcript be released afterward.

by | December 03, 2018 | 16:40

The president said in a tweet that China had "agreed to reduce and remove" the tariffs . Aaron Friedberg, a Princeton University professor of politics and global affairs, told NBC News before the G-20 summit that such a temporary cease-fire - setting up a structure for further negotiations - was the likely outcome of the Trump-Xi talks.

by | December 03, 2018 | 16:26

Scheduled printing runs mean there will be at least 3.4 million copies of the hardcover edition in print in Canada and United States. Michelle Obama signs copies of her new book at a bookstore in NY. The former first lady will also take part in a European book tour, and will appear at a sold-out event at the Royal Festival Hall in London on Monday, followed by appearances in Paris and Berlin.

by | December 03, 2018 | 15:56

Sadly, staff at the NYPD Deputy Commissioner's Office say nobody has come forward yet but they are hoping to reunite the couple with the ring and find out if she actually did say yes. The Internet is full of examples of proposals gone right . The tweet stated: "WANTED for dropping his fiancée's ring in @ TimesSquareNYC! ". Or you could take your other half to Times Square to pop the question amid the bright lights of the big city.

by | December 03, 2018 | 15:56

He served as the president from 1989 to 1993 before which he was the vice-president between 1981 to 1989. "Bush, as well as to the government and the people of the United States of America". "President Bush guided our nation, and the world, to a peaceful, and victorious conclusion of the Cold War ", Trump said in a Twitter post. The former president will then lie in state in the U.S.

by | December 03, 2018 | 15:56

Theresa May said on Saturday she would be the prime minister to take Britain out of the European Union and that parliament should back her Brexit deal to ensure certainty for the future. United Kingdom lawmakers are set to vote on May's Brexit package on December 11, and all the signs are she's heading for a large defeat. MPs commanded the Government release its full legal advice on Theresa May's deal with the European Union via a humble address , although it appears to be refusing to ...

by | December 03, 2018 | 15:55

Attorneys for Cohen highlighted their client's broad cooperation with Mueller and other federal investigators. Only months ago, Cohen's bid to remain free would have been unimaginable. Thursday's charges were handled by Mueller, not the federal prosecutors in NY who handled Cohen's previous guilty plea in August to other federal charges involving his taxi businesses, bank fraud and campaign work for Trump.

by | December 03, 2018 | 15:28

Saudi Arabia, while at first denying any role in the journalist's death, has since acknowledged that he was killed inside the consulate. Saudi Arabia's crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud sent at least 11 messages to his closest advisor who was charged with overseeing journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, in the hours leading up to the killing, the Wall Street Journal said on Saturday quoting a Central Intelligence Agency assessment.

by | December 02, 2018 | 08:30

The plan to modernize North Korea's outdated railways and roads and connect them with the South was among many agreements reached between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who met three times this year as part of a diplomatic push that eased tensions over the North's nuclear program.

by | December 02, 2018 | 07:57

The NYPD's Emergency Service Unit tried again in the sunlight of Saturday morning, and recovered the ring. New York City police released a video showing the couple, which can be seen above, to Twitter. Which is great news, except the couple never left any contact information, according to an NYPD spokesperson. Now the NYPD wants to locate the couple and return the ring to them.

by | December 02, 2018 | 06:15

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and United States Geological Survey (USGS) will continue to evaluate the situation and will issue additional watches and warnings if conditions change. The shaking also triggered a wave of tsunami warnings along the Alaska coast with more likely around the Pacific. Walker says it will take more than a week or two to fix roads damaged by the quake.