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by | August 10, 2018 | 16:29

Saudi Arabia also suspended "all new business" and joint educational exchange programs with Canada. Riyadh said that amounted to "a blatant interference in the Kingdom's domestic affairs, against basic worldwide norms and all global protocols".

by | August 10, 2018 | 16:27

Trump was widely criticized in the US for his performance at the Helsinki summit as he appeared to embrace Putin's denial that Russia had interfered in the election, equating the Russian leader's stance with the USA intelligence community's finding that Russia had sought to help Trump win.

by | August 10, 2018 | 15:44

He added that this operation was "implemented in accordance with global humanitarian law and customary rules". The hospital also received 48 wounded people, among them 30 children. "Grotesque, shameful, indignant. Blatant disregard for rules of war when bus carrying innocent school children is fair game for attack", Jan Egeland, head of the Norwegian Refugee Council, said in a Twitter post .

by | August 10, 2018 | 15:27

North Korea's foreign ministry said on Thursday it had stopped testing missiles, conducted nuclear tests and dismantled "the nuclear test ground", yet the United States still insisted on "denuclearization first". It wasn't clear who would attend next week's talks, but such meetings have typically been handled in the past by South Korea's unification minister and his counterpart in the North.

by | August 08, 2018 | 22:11

Samar Badawi was arrested along with fellow campaigner Nassima al-Sadah last week, the latest targets of what Human Rights Watch called an "unprecedented government crackdown" on women activists. Since rising to power in 2015, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has courted Western allies by offering to buy billions of dollars worth of arms. Saudi Arabia is now coordinating for the transfer of all Saudi patients from Canadian hospitals to other facilities outside of the country, according to a ...

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:44

Gates testified they were not loans but compensation to Manafort. Four employees at Dr. K's firm established and named the entities - Leviathan Ltd. Defense attorney Kevin Downing pushed as hard as he could for the last two hours of Tuesday's proceedings to get a rise out of Gates, who refused to engage with more than flat, passionless responses.

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:28

Collins was already under investigation at the time by the Office of Congressional Ethics for his dealing with Innate, and did not sell off his own stock in the company, according to the indictment . Collins, who has previously come under fire for investing in Innate while sitting on a House committee that oversees health-care policy, isn't accused of selling shares based on the negative drug trial.

by | August 07, 2018 | 22:09

Spokeswoman Marie-Pier Baril reiterated her country's position "for the protection of human rights, very much including women's rights, and freedom of expression around the world". In April, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his "serious concern" over the continued jailing of Raif Badawi to Saudi King Salman. Momani called it, "getting tough on Canada", which she said other countries in the region might welcome if they view Canadian foreign policy to be led by human rights ...

by | August 07, 2018 | 21:55

Gates pleaded guilty this year to felony charges and agreed to co-operate in an investigation into possible ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. While Mueller's charge is investigating the nature and extent of the Russian government's alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election, he was presented a broad mandate by then-Acting, now-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to investigate "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation".

by | August 07, 2018 | 21:40

Karunanidhi , 94, was admitted to the hospital on July 28 and his condition worsened on Monday. His popularity rivalled that of J. Jayalalithaa, another powerful leader from Tamil Nadu whose death sparked a huge outpouring of grief. The Press Trust of India news agency said a security alert had been sounded across the state, bearing in mind the outbreaks of violence in the past over the deaths of popular figures.

by | August 07, 2018 | 19:42

Video posted on Facebook shows a portion of the knock-down, drag-out brawl at New Red Apple Nails on Norstrand Avenue in East Flatbush. It's hard to tell who instigated the violence, but it appears to be the workers at the nail salon who are dealing the most force.

by | August 07, 2018 | 19:29

On Sunday, US media including the Washington Post , CNN and AP reported that Mr Trump was anxious Donald Trump Jr could be in legal trouble because of the 9 June 2016 meeting with Ms Veselnitskaya. While collusion is not a technical legal charge, Mueller could bring conspiracy charges if he finds that any campaign member worked with Russian Federation to break USA law.

by | August 07, 2018 | 16:20

The United States also plans to re-introduce potentially more damaging sanctions on Iranian oil in November. "We are determined to protect European economic operators engaged in legitimate business with Iran", she said in a statement.

by | August 07, 2018 | 12:59

Officials have confirmed that six people, including two firefighters and a woman and her two great-grandchildren, have died. The 200 troops, plus command and support staff, will get one day of classroom training from firefighters at JBLM this week and then two more days of field training once it's decided which of the 18 major wildfires burning across California they will be asked to help contain.

by | August 06, 2018 | 13:10

They were piloted aircraft remotely and designed for industrial work and can withstand heavy loads. It was then alleged the explosions were caused by two drones rigged with explosives. The arrests suggest the attack was less a military uprising than an assault led by groups linked to anti-Maduro street protesters, dubbed "The Resistance", who have led two waves of violent demonstrations that left hundreds dead.

by | August 06, 2018 | 10:47

The Saudi ambassador to Canada has been recalled to the peninsula for "consultation". "It is quite unfortunate to see the phrase "immediate release" in the Canadian statement , which is a reprehensible and unacceptable use of language between sovereign states".

by | August 05, 2018 | 21:55

Most were from Switzerland but also a couple and their son from Austria. The Ju-52 aircraft, made by Germany's Junkers, were made between 1932 and 1952. "What we can rule out at this point is that there had been a collision before the crash, neither with another aircraft nor with some other obstacle such as a cable".

by | August 04, 2018 | 00:46

Grassley, in a July 27 letter, had asked to get records by August 15 from the George W. Bush Presidential Library about Kavanaugh's work in the White House counsel's office. Kavanaugh, would pose difficulties for his confirmation", The New York Times reported . Senate Republicans want Kavanaugh confirmed by then and seated when the Supreme Court convenes its new session - in early October.

by | August 04, 2018 | 00:31

The weather service said Friday that water levels have decreased but the "the threat of for dam failure continues". The University of Lynchburg , which sits next to College Lake, is open Friday. "The good news is that the rain has stopped and began to recede yesterday, relieving some of the pressure on the dam", Major Tommy Carter of the Lynchburg Sheriff's office told Fox News on Friday, "but the bad news is that there's more rain in the forecast today and the dam has been weakened".

by | August 03, 2018 | 23:32

Mr Trump later said North Korea was "no longer a nuclear threat". Only last summer, Trump threatened North Korea " with fire and fury ", calling the nation an " extraordinary threat " to the United States while hinting at the possibility of military conflict.