by | December 08, 2017 | 16:04

Turnbull told reporters that foreign powers were making unprecedented and sophisticated attempts to influence the political process in Australia and elsewhere. Mr Dastyari also reportedly visited Mr Huang at his Sydney mansion to warn him that his phone might be tapped by Australian intelligence agencies.

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:01

Ukraine faces a potential major diplomatic crisis with its Western partners as lawmakers in the Verkhovna Rada are due to vote on December 7 on a draft bill that would bring the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the direct control of the president and parliament, and gut the county's anti-corruption efforts.

by | December 08, 2017 | 15:58

It turns out that the teenager has fooled the entire world with her "so-called physical transformation". Sahar Tabar claimed to be obsessed with looking like the Tomb Raider star Jolie, and said she had undergone 50 procedures to look like her - although some noted she actually looked more like Tim Burton movie character Corpse Bride .

by | December 08, 2017 | 15:51

The Palestinians said Washington was abandoning its leading role as a peace mediator. In reaction to the U.S. provocative decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital, Brigadier General Jazayeri underlined "Israel has occupied the Palestinian territories" adding the continuation of the Palestinian resistance against this cancerous tumour of Israel reveals that the occupying regime will never feel safe.

by | December 08, 2017 | 15:50

Hardline conservative House Republicans want to break out funding for the military from an overall funding bill so they can increase defense spending, and to get what they want they are willing to support a two-week budget extension that would avoid a government shutdown.

by | December 08, 2017 | 14:54

DOT Secretary Wanda Tulfo-Teo (right) welcomes Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters and Ms. Universe 2016 Iris Mittenaere at a media conference, December 7, 2016. Other Miss Universe candidates in the country are Miss Canada Lauren Howe, Miss Great Britain Anna Burdzy, Miss China Qiang Qiu, Miss Russia Ksnia Alexandrova, Miss Italy Maria Polverino, Miss Spain Sofia del Prado, Miss Netherlands Nicky Opheij, Miss Malaysia Samantha James, and Miss Singapore Manuela Bruntraeger.

by | December 08, 2017 | 14:27

In handing down judgment on Thursday, Mlambo said: "In our view President Zuma would be clearly conflicted in appointing a NDPP considering the background of this case and the spectre of allegations against him". The National Prosecuting Authority's spokesperson, Luvuyo Mfaku, could not be reached for comment. The court rejected President Zuma's argument that Nxasana had requested to resign because of his conflict with the senior management of the NPA and said it was clear that Nxasana was ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 14:08

The Kumbh Mela was recognised by the UNESCO as an "intangible cultural heritage of humanity" in a Twitter post by the worldwide organisation. The inscription of ´KumbhMela´ was recommended by the expert body which examines in detail the nominations submitted by Member States.

by | December 08, 2017 | 14:07

India had demanded that during the stay of Kulbhushan's wife and his mother in Pakistan, they should not be questioned and harassed. MEA sought a sovereign guarantee from Pakistan on the safety and security of Jadhav's wife and her mother-in-law if they visit.

by | December 08, 2017 | 13:53

Below is the most up-to-date information the school districts have provided. After originally planning to make a call about school Friday at 5 a.m., Interim Superintendent Charles Mason and other school officials opted to go ahead and delay the start of school for safety reasons.

by | December 08, 2017 | 13:41

Zuma was tried and acquitted of raping Fezekile Kuzwayo, also know as Khwezi, 11 years ago, when she was a guest in his home. The victor of the party race will be well placed to become the country's new president in 2019. Ms Kuzwayo fled overseas and later died, but the BBC's Andrew Harding says controversy surrounding the case has lingered. In spite the acquittal the trial damaged Zuma's reputation, not least because Khwezi - who died in 2016, was HIV-positive and Zuma told the court that ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 13:40

The victim is the mother of four children. In a video which was shared by Maliwal on her Twitter handle, the victim alleged that she was threatened and asked to not raise her voice against liquor mafia. The Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) Rajneesh Gupta told The Indian Express that "The woman was assaulted by Asha and other women around noon".

by | December 08, 2017 | 13:38

Kiran Kabadi, Senior Inspector, Palghar police station, said, "Savita Bharati killed her husband Sahdev in 2004, when he caught her in a compromising position with her lover Kamlesh". Police suspect Sandesh, who was a minor then, had aided Sarita and Kamlesh when they murdered Sahdev. They later covered the tank with cement. The Police are now currently investigating the matter and digging the surrounding areas to recover the remains of the other victims murdered.

by | December 08, 2017 | 13:11

The man was trapped in the microwave for more than an hour. A MAN who got his head stuck after putting it into a microwave full of cement as a prank had to be rescued by a fire crew . "The mixture quickly set hard and, by the time we were called, they'd already been trying to free him for an hour and a half". We're seriously unimpressed.

by | December 08, 2017 | 13:05

As the noise got louder and closer, school officials warned over the intercom system that it wasn't a drill. He and other students moved to a corner of the room out of sight of the door and hid. The city of Aztec is the county seat of San Juan County in northwest New Mexico in the Four Corners area. Its main street is lined by old brick buildings that date back more than a century.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:51

Addressing a press conference after a high-level meeting with the chief ministers of the states bordering Bangladesh, Singh said, "We discussed the Rohingya issue and also appealed all the states to be vigilant on this issue". Earlier, in a meeting with the chief ministers of Indo-Bangla border states, Singh made it very clear that the government would not compromise on border issues.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:20

The dead included women and children, while 20 others were pulled from the sea alive, an official said. At least 50 people belonging to the Dawoodi Bohra Community drowned. Chairman Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum Muhammad Ali Shah said that one boat capsized at the Bohara jetty when the boat tilted over as passengers rushed to exit it.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:19

The force which was sent used unlawful means. Dr Qadri read out parts of Justice Ali Baqar Najafi's report and said the one-man inquiry has clearly pinpointed Shehbaz and Rana Sana as the main culprits of the killing of his 14 followers in Model Town on June 2014.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:08

Nunes had denied coordinating his disclosure of the information with the Trump administration. Mike ConawayKenneth (Mike) Michael ConawayTop intel Dem: Trump Jr. The announcement comes as the House panel has stepped up its pace of interviews in the probe, meeting with dozens of important witnesses as they eye a finish next year.

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:56

But amid North Korea's and the US's escalating rhetoric and military pressure, one option has emerged that's only slightly less desirable than all-out combat: perpetual brinkmanship. Kim with North Korean troops. The flights by the B-1B, one of the US' largest strike aircraft, have played a leading role in Washington's attempts to increase pressure on North Korea to abandon its weapons programmes.

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:49

He said no particular words or combination of words were discussed. Ireland wants to reach an agreement on the future of the Irish border after Brexit that is based on the principles struck in a tentative deal on Monday, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday.

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:42

Strzok's work for the special counsel and in the FBI's investigation of Mr. Flynn", Grassley wrote to Wray, referring to former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. "The FBI I see is reflected in folks like the new class of agents I swore in in Quantico two days ago", he said. "The FBI that I see is people, decent people, committed to the highest principles of dignity and professionalism and respect", he also said, according to The Los Angeles Times .

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:39

The police had reached the spot and found that the body had injuri marks and blood stains on her face. "Based on our informant network, it came to light that the woman had moved to Versova fromMadh in Malwaniand had been staying there with her husband for a couple of months", said an officer.

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:32

The stock's traded 13.4 million shares in session while it holds an average volume of 9.23 million shares. The number of shares transacted for the day under observation was 3.06 million contracts. sell-side analysts anticipate that Exxon Mobil Corporation will post 3.65 EPS for the current fiscal year. Kentucky Retirement holds 1.65% or 271,627 shares in its portfolio.

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:25

According to reports, Sharma, with her father Ajay Kumar Sharma, mother Ashima and brother Karnesh, are headed to Zurich from where they will jet off to Milan for the nuptials. Anushka also spoke to a magazine recently on why the couple has kept their life strictly private, "I will tell you why I don't want to talk about it.

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:28

Middle East nations had also voiced alarm at the USA decision and its repercussions for any chances of reviving Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking. He called on the United Nations to intervene on the issue. Widodo also reaffirmed Indonesia's support for Palestinian independence. Indonesia's position firmly rejects and condemns the action taken by the U.S.

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:19

This includes areas from Louisiana to parts of Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas. Most of the models show most (if any) accumulation staying north of us in parts of Metro Atlanta and along I-85 in North Georgia. However, temperatures will go back below freezing rather quickly tomorrow night, and any lingering water on roads could freeze. Stay with us as the forecast could change over the next 24 hours.

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:08

They said race didn't play a role in the shooting and Slager never had any "racial animus" toward minorities. A bystander's cellphone video didn't capture the struggle but did show Slager firing into Scott as he was running away. A federal judge has ruled that a former SC officer committed second-degree murder when he shot an unarmed black motorist to death. "This is a tragedy that shouldn't have happened", said Norton, who could have thrown the disgraced law enforcer behind bars for 24 ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:03

The attack began around 8:25 p.m., when Shigenaga Tomioka attacked his sister with a Japanese sword as she exited her auto on the shrine grounds. The brother is then believed to have killed the woman before committing suicide . The two attackers then moved to the shrine premises, where the Shigenaga Tomioka stabbed his accomplice in the chest and stomach and then stabbed himself in the left side of the chest multiple times.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:58

The family also refrained from commenting on the matter of forged signatures. Returning Officer K Velusami maintains that he rejected the nomination "only once", but the actor says the officer rejected it twice and also accepted the nomination once.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:59

Imports jumped 17.7 percent year-on-year to $177.1 billion, leaving a monthly trade surplus of $40.2 billion. Reflecting the impact of currency movements over the year, imports grew by 15.6% in local currency terms, above the 12.5% level expected.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:57

It was gathered that Justice Ademola dropped copies of the judgments on the Boko Haram cases at the chambers of the Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court after tendering his letter of retirement to the National Judicial Council (NJC) late Wednesday evening after attending to several civil and criminal cases in his court for that day.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:39

It's fair to say the Nets held almost everyone on the Thunder in check except for Westbrook, who made the first of two foul shots at 7:38 for an 85-84 Thunder lead. It was mutual respect. "I can't imagine two guys [including Kilpatrick] handling it with more class". OKC led 33-17 late in the first quarter, and were up nine at halftime, before seeing those leads slip away in the second half.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:37

According to him, the exercise was also attended by the South Korean air force F-15Ks and KF-16s. The U.S. Air Force has said the size of this year's drill is "comparable" to previous years. "What the president's saying is, we all need to take care of it", National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. HR McMaster told Fox News on December 3. "The South-North Korean relations are still not so good".

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:10

Back in 2015, the Office of Congressional Ethics investigated Greene's allegations. Farenthold had denied the allegations, maintaining in the court proceeding that Greene was sacked for poor performance, according to reports. "Once all the facts are released, I'm confident this matter will once and for all be settled and resolved", he said. It added that while Farenthold has cooperated in the investigation so far, the probe has been "significantly delayed by difficulties in obtaining live ...