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by | August 24, 2017 | 02:03

Retailing for $7.95 each, the fidget spinner features former Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon's face and the hashtag #war . Editor-in-chief Alexander Marlow and Editor at Large Joel Pollak both apparently responded to the fake emails sent Sunday by an anonymous prankster posing as Steve Bannon , who recently returned as executive chairman of Breitbart .

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:01

The European Court of Justice should not have " direct jurisdiction " in Britain after Brexit , the government said Tuesday, in what opponents labelled a "climbdown" from calls to sever ties completely. What is the European Court of Justice? To have cross-border relationships, especially relating to trade, parties would need to know what laws apply and, importantly, "which country's courts would deal with any dispute".

by | August 24, 2017 | 02:00

The European Court of Justice should not have " direct jurisdiction " in Britain after Brexit , the government said Tuesday, in what opponents labelled a "climbdown" from calls to sever ties completely. What is the European Court of Justice? To have cross-border relationships, especially relating to trade, parties would need to know what laws apply and, importantly, "which country's courts would deal with any dispute".

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:59

Yeap also earned his second gold in the men's qiangshu with 9.68 points. The Malaysian athletes were in fine form as they bettered the country's two-gold outing at the last SEA Games in Singapore two years ago. The gold is Quah's third of the games, having earlier won the 200m butterfly and the 4 x 100m freestyle relay. Giving the Philippines more silver medals are Nathaniel Perez in the Men's Foil Individual of the Fencing Competition; Jayson Ramil Macaalay, Male Kumite Event Under ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:51

Pot 1 now includes the defending champions and the winners of the seven "best" leagues as ranked by UEFA coefficient. The current # Champions League cup holders and La Liga champions are favourites to retain the trophy this year. Pot 2 was also pretty much complete (though Sevilla's qualification pushed Napoli into the third pot), while pots three and four had a few more holes in them before this week's playoffs.

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:52

The (arguably) most famous member of Harvard's Class of 2021 has arrived. Clad in a Harvard baseball cap, a "smoking kills" graphic top and khaki shorts, the former First Daughter tried to keep a low profile on campus by pulling her cap low and rocking a dark pair of shades in a sea of students.

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:53

On Tuesday night, August 23, Melania Trump tweeted at Chelsea Clinton for defending Barron Trump after a conservative website published a story criticizing the 11-year-old for how he dresses. "Leave Barron alone", Coglianese said. No child should be talked about in the below manner-in real life or online. On Monday afternoon and evening, Twitter users questioned why the Daily Caller writer, and the public, should care about "what an 11-year-old boy wears", as journalist Yashar Ali ...

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:40

McCain with a merchant tanker this week, which left 10 us sailors missing and presumed dead. The head of the U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet has been relieved of command due to a " loss of confidence " following a series of deadly collisions with commercial craft, the service branch announced Wednesday.

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:40

As of Thursday morning, she had raised just over $15,000 of her $US1 billion ($1.27 billion) goal. The $1 billion dollar goal would still be far too little to gain a controlling interest in Twitter . Twitter, which has resisted calls to ban Trump , declined to comment on Wilson's plan. The president is famous for his use of social media to express his personal thoughts.

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:35

Tapert and Raimi were set to oversee the NBC International Television Studios production via their Ghost House Pictures banner, but the reboot has now been cancelled, according to NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke. Grillo-Marxuach had told fans that he plans to be a little more forthcoming about the undeniable chemistry between Xena and Gabrielle with this updated version.

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:34

Video released by firefighters showed rescuers passing the baby out of a collapsed building in Casamicciola on the island of Ischia, which was hardest hit by the 4.0-magnitude quake that left 39 people injured and 2,600 homeless. Authorities began organizing ferries to bring tourists back to the mainland early Tuesday. All of them gave the epicenter just off Ischia at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles).

by | August 24, 2017 | 01:08

In a statement issued before she left Colombia, Ortega said she would tell the meeting about Maduro's involvement in "serious acts of corruption". She and her husband, German Ferrer, fled last Friday after the pro-Maduro Supreme Court ordered the arrest of Ferrer for alleged corruption and extortion.

by | August 24, 2017 | 00:46

Moving at around 10 miles per hour, Harvey could bring days of heavy rain between Thursday and Tuesday as it travels inland. Adding more complications is another low pressure system forecast by the models to form off of Florida on the Atlantic side, which could move north along the east coast and may help draw down some of the cooler air.

by | August 24, 2017 | 00:40

The new travel warning replaced the travel warning for Mexico issued December 8, 2016. There is no evidence that criminal organizations have targeted US citizens based on their nationality. The advisory also added warnings for the states of Chiapas and Veracruz, bringing the total number of Mexican states covered under the advisory from the US government to 23 - or roughly three-fourths of the states in the entire country.

by | August 24, 2017 | 00:12

A senior White House official says Kushner, envoy for global negotiations Jason Greenblatt and Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell departed the US on Sunday for the Middle East . 'I can't understand how they are conducting themselves with us, ' he said, according a participant's notes. He hit the road just days after the departure of chief White House rival, chief White House strategist Stephen Bannon, who was pushed out Friday.

by | August 23, 2017 | 03:19

A police officer in Florida died from his injuries Saturday, a day after his colleague was killed when a suspect fired at them during a scuffle while they were on patrol. The document was written after Miller was involuntarily committed for a psychological evaluation under the Baker Act. They said when they peeked outside the window, they saw a man who matched Miller's description get into a blue or black vehicle and speed away.

by | August 23, 2017 | 03:09

The public identification by the yellow star preceded mass-murder in Nazi concentration camps, which led to the deaths of six million Jews. Billy Joel's ex-wife and daughter have saluted the rocker for taking a stand against the neo-Nazi movement at a gig in NY on Monday night (21Aug17).

by | August 23, 2017 | 02:43

Add Vice President Mike Pence to the list of those defending President Donald Trump's controversial comments in the aftermath of the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. tearing down monuments that have graced our cities all across this country for years we ought to be building more monuments", Pence remarked when he sat down with "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday.

by | August 23, 2017 | 02:33

In this case, I think the president failed to meet the standard that we would have expected a president to do at a time like that. "The president had an obligation, a moral obligation, to speak with absolute clarity from the very beginning and stick with that, not shift back and forth, to denounce the neo-Nazis, the white supremacists, the anti-Semitism that we heard, and unfortunately he wavered back and forth", Collins said.

by | August 23, 2017 | 02:09

On Tuesday, Tillerson met journalists to brief them on the details of the strategy, and to lay out what Islamabad might expect if it does not fall into line. REX TILLERSON: Obviously any diplomatic effort in any situation where you have this level of threat that we're confronted with, a threat of proportions that none of us like to contemplate, has to be backed by a strong military outcome if North Korea chooses wrongly.

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:39

Major flooding along Indian Creek at 103rd and Wornall. Residents will be asked to voluntarily evacuate. The Blue River was expected to crest at its second highest level early Tuesday , topped only by a September 1961 flood. Several water rescues have been conducted by the Kansas City Fire Department, Kansas City Police Department, Riverside Fire Department and Overland Park Fire Department.

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:25

Chelsea Clinton is, once again, standing up for President Donald Trump's 11-year-old son, Barron, after he was criticized for his clothing choices. President Trump, Melania Trump and Barron Trump were arriving at the White House after spending two weeks in New Jersey. Chelsea Clinton tweeted that the "President's family's protection should not be politicized" after it was reported that some people believe Trump's sons and daughters should not be offered Secret Service protection ...

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:19

Tillerson expressed hope that it could signal a North Korean willingness to lessen tensions and that, "perhaps we are seeing our pathway" to a dialogue in the near future. The measures block any assets they may have in USA jurisdictions and bar Americans from transactions with them. "We are taking actions consistent with United Nations sanctions to show that there are consequences for defying sanctions and providing support to North Korea, and to deter this activity in the future".

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:16

OFAC has issued sanctions against 10 entities and six individuals "in response to North Korea's ongoing development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD), violations of United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolutions, and attempted evasion of US sanctions", the Treasury Department said Tuesday .

by | August 23, 2017 | 01:12

Almost six in ten Americans say that the United States should not threaten North Korea with military action, while 33 per cent say that military threats should be issued toward North Korea , said the CBS News poll . "The Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint military exercises will be like pouring gasoline on fire and worsen the state of the peninsula", the paper said.