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by | August 18, 2018 | 14:51

After hearing the prosecution case, the judge said there was sufficient evidence to support a murder charge against Siti Aisyah from Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong from Vietnam , accused of murdering Kim Jong-nam with nerve agent VX at Kuala Lumpur airport.

by | August 18, 2018 | 13:56

Vatican spokesman Greg Burke delivered a statement that expressed "shame and sorrow", for the "criminally and morally reprehensible" abuse that took place in Pennsylvania. In most countries, including Canada, abuse has been uncovered through court proceedings, public inquiries or media investigations. Although the outpouring of anger may seem to be tearing the church apart, the Rev.

by | August 18, 2018 | 13:35

Passengers were then evacuated from the aircraft using the emergency chute before being taken to the terminal and given food and blankets. Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines chief Jim Sydiongco said that after one of the engines was detached and part of the inner fuselage was destroyed, "the plane had suffered a major structural damage".

by | August 18, 2018 | 11:26

For now, Ellis said he would refuse to release the names of the six women and six men on the panel, in part because of the threats he has received. "The fact that they are sending questions on reasonable doubt tells me that the group is divided", jury consultant Alexandra Rudolph said.

by | August 18, 2018 | 11:00

Foreign dignitaries such as Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Afghan politician Hamid Karzai and Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali also paid last respects to the leader. First elected to parliament in 1957, Atal Behari Vajpayee was widely considered a giant of Indian politics. Khan said in a statement that Vajpayee was a prominent political personality of the sub-continent and his death has created a big void.

by | August 18, 2018 | 10:31

Bush and Bill Clinton. Very, very important. And I've had a tremendous response for having done that. In an opinion piece in The New York Times , Mr Brennan said Mr Trump's decision to deny him access to classified information was a desperate attempt to end Mueller's investigation.

by | August 18, 2018 | 09:59

Manigault-Newman made claims about the White House in her new book, " Unhinged ", while also releasing secretly recorded tapes in high-sensitive areas in the White House. The "Apprentice" contestant-turned-government official has made clear she will release the evidence piece by piece. Omarosa has denied she signed any such agreement.

by | August 17, 2018 | 22:13

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Friday defeated Shahbaz Sharif to become Pakistan's next prime minister after the grand opposition alliance fell apart over the PML-N chief's nomination for the top post. For the cricket legend-turned-politician, his party's first place in a national election and becoming country's prime minister, is the culmination of a battle that started more than two decades ago.

by | August 17, 2018 | 17:40

Other agencies, like the Department of Homeland Security, would incur other costs. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss early planning estimates that have not yet been finalized or released publicly. The parade will also include will also include helicopter, fighter jet and historical military plane flyovers. The Pentagon encouraged the use of wheeled vehicles only, and no tanks to "minimize damage to local infrastructure".

by | August 17, 2018 | 16:10

Hanson - who called for a ban on immigration in her first speech to the Senate in 2016 and warned Australia was in danger of being "swamped by Muslims" - said that she was offended by comparisons between Anning and herself. "Because you may have your grievances with what Fraser Anning has said, don't direct them at me - it's got nothing to do with me". "I know that Mr Frydenberg earlier on had a go at me on that but the fact is all I said was the final solution to the immigration ...

by | August 17, 2018 | 14:42

Among the key leaders who paid their tributes were President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Former President Pranab Mukherjee, former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, External Minister Sushma Swaraj, Murli Manohar Joshi and BJP President Amit Shah.

by | August 17, 2018 | 14:11

A major issue of concern for both parties will be the Assad regime's plan to launch a major assault on the rebel-held northern province of Idlib, which lies near the Turkish border and has always been designated as a de-escalation zone by Iran, Russia and Turkey.

by | August 17, 2018 | 13:56

In the past two years, there have been at least 13 attacks on the Shiite community in Kabul alone. It also showed how militants are still able to stage large-scale attacks, even in the heart of Kabul , and underscored the struggles of the Afghan forces to provide security and stability on their own.

by | August 17, 2018 | 10:58

On Wednesday the President returned the favor when the White House announced that Mr. Brennan's security clearance was being revoked. Trump also pointed to Brennan's more recent statement to Congress that the United States intelligence community did not make use of the so-called Steele dossier in its January 2017 assessment of Russia's interference in the 2016 U.S.

by | August 17, 2018 | 10:56

Manafort is being tried on 18 counts, which include tax and bank fraud charges, as well the failure to disclose foreign bank accounts. On Monday, prosecutors rested their financial fraud case against the former Trump campaign chairman, having devoted two weeks of testimony to support their argument that Manafort hid millions of dollars in offshore accounts and obtained millions more in bank loans under false pretenses.

by | August 17, 2018 | 10:27

Party sources said his ashes would be immersed in all major rivers in Uttar Pradesh. "Millions of people are praying for him.#GetWellAtalji", he wrote. He was like a guardian to me. I have countless fond memories with him. Some members of the bachelor leader's relatives have come to Delhi from Gwalior.

by | August 17, 2018 | 10:24

Chris Watts has been charged with three counts each of first degree murder and tampering with evidence, reports CBS Denver . Christopher Watts , 33, was led into the court room in Weld County, Colorado on Thursday in an orange jumpsuit and shackles.

by | August 17, 2018 | 08:26

LEAH MILLIS/REUTERS/NewscomPresident Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan . Former high-ranking officials typically retain their security clearance when they leave office so their successors can consult with them on sensitive issues.

by | August 16, 2018 | 23:37

The almost trillion-dollar package will be spent on "the finest planes, and ships, and tanks, and missiles anywhere on Earth", Trump said from Fort Drum in upstate NY. The pay increase is effective October 1. The bill is aimed at rebuilding the US military by authorizing a total of $717 billion for military funding over the next year.

by | August 16, 2018 | 22:16

In a separate statement earlier on Tuesday, China's commerce ministry said it would conduct a comprehensive assessment of the bill, which includes watered-down controls on United States government contracts with China's ZTE and Huawei Technologies.

by | August 16, 2018 | 19:28

The Elizabethtown Advocate in Pennsylvania, for instance, compared free press in the United States to such rights promised but not delivered in the former Soviet Union. "We're all in this together". The Republican president's comments reflect a view held by many conservatives that most newspapers and other news outlets distort, make up or omit facts because of a bias against them.

by | August 16, 2018 | 14:31

Last month, Sanders said Trump was "looking to take away" the clearances of Brennan and half a dozen other former senior national security and intelligence officials who served in the administrations of George W. James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence. The move to pull his security clearance prompted immediate outrage, including from Brennan himself.

by | August 16, 2018 | 14:25

The MV Aquarius rescue ship is seen as migrants on are rescued by the SOS Mediterranee organisation during a search and rescue (SAR) operation in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Libyan Coast, September 14, 2017. Spokeswoman Tove Ernst said: "It could of course be the case that in theory a flag state of a rescue ship could be considered a potential location for disembarkation, but this might not be possible in practice".

by | August 16, 2018 | 11:23

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan appealed to the people for generous contributions to battle the worst floods faced by Kerala in almost a century. Krishna Kumar, a relief official, said there will be no immediate respite for thousands of people in state-run relief camps with more rain and winds forecast until Saturday.

by | August 16, 2018 | 07:09

To see only wildfire smoke, look just at fine particulates, listed as PM 2.5, DEQ spokeswoman Katherine Benenati said. The Puget Sound Clean Air Agency does forecast air quality levels to return to GOOD to MODERATE by Wednesday and beyond.

by | August 15, 2018 | 23:05

A Met Police spokesman said: "At 7.37am today, a auto was in collision with barriers outside the Houses of Parliament". No one else was in the vehicle and authorities said no weapons had been recovered from the scene. Another witness, Ewelina Ochab, said the auto did not appear to have a front registration plate. "How do you do that by accident? There was a loud bang from the collusion and a bit of smoke", she said.

by | August 15, 2018 | 19:08

As a result of the church cover-up, nearly every instance of abuse was too old to be prosecuted, but the report referenced at least two priests who had been sexually assaulting children within the last decade. Victims and survivors of child sexual abuse within the church were to be in attendance. The document, totalling over 900 pages, relates to the U.S.

by | August 15, 2018 | 18:23

Manafort, 69, is facing tax evasion and bank fraud charges after being accused of hiding income earned from his Ukrainian work from the IRS . The statements cap a 12-day trial at the federal courthouse in Alexandria, Va., where Manafort faces a total of 18 counts of bank and tax fraud.

by | August 15, 2018 | 13:55

Witnesses said they heard a roar as the 45-metre bridge collapsed in torrential rain during midday traffic. "I'm following with the utmost apprehension what is happening in Genoa and what looks like it could be an vast tragedy", Transport and Infrastructure minister Danilo Toninelli said on Twitter.

by | August 15, 2018 | 13:07

Transgender candidates are hoping to build on the breakthrough year of 2017, when at least 10 won office across the country at levels ranging from state legislator to zoning board - the most ever recorded. Hallquist's path to victory may be hard, but the New York Times notes that with her campaign drawing national attention, she'll attract more fundraising dollars and other resources.

by | August 15, 2018 | 11:45

A unification flag hangs on a military fence near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea January 15, 2018. The talks Monday are happening at a North Korea-controlled building in the border village of Panmunjom.

by | August 15, 2018 | 10:27

The Taliban are roaming everywhere in and around the city ", shopkeeper Mohammad Haleem said hours after the assault began. The Taliban have continued to push for direct negotiations with the USA - rather than the government in Kabul , which the insurgents see as illegitimate - but have also attempted to build independent contacts with other governments.

by | August 15, 2018 | 09:25

A semi-official Iranian news agency is quoting an aide to the country's president as saying that he doesn't see "any reason" for talks between Donald Trump and Hassan Rouhani at the next United Nations General Assembly. The US pullout has been met with disbelief by European allies, who issued a statement on Monday committing to the 2015 deal and encouraged investors to maintain business ties with Iran.

by | August 14, 2018 | 23:11

The transport minister, Danilo Toninelli, called the collapse "an enormous tragedy". A major motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of Genoa, leading to vehicles falling some 100m (328ft). Around 200 firefighters are responding to the accident and have told the Associated Press they are concerned about gas lines. "Around 30 people are dead and many others are seriously injured", Salvini told to reporters in Sicily.

by | August 14, 2018 | 22:24

The ranking is based on five parameters: Political and Social Stability, Education, Culture, Environment, Infrastructure and Access to Healthcare. Calgary has come in fourth place in an annual ranking of most livable cities. Other Canadian cities included in the top 10 are Vancouver, ranked in sixth place, and Toronto in seventh. Singapore's score improved in the public healthcare category, where the city-state achieved the highest possible score, the report said.