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by | July 05, 2018 | 20:53

Police found explosives and a detonation device in a small toiletry bag in the couple's vehicle. After their detention, police raided five homes over the weekend but did not elaborate on the results. Zolnour, who serves as a member of the Islamic Republic's national security and foreign affairs committee, also told Iran's Etemad newspaper in an interview - as cited in Iran's Fars News agency - that family members of Iranian government officials were included in the 2,500 US ...

by | July 05, 2018 | 20:35

Heavy rains that has been forecast have so far held off, but as Thailand heads into its monsoon season, a deluge is expected in the coming days, which has the potential to wind back the progress made recently, and re-fill the cave with water.

by | July 05, 2018 | 20:30

The hurricane center put the chances of it becoming a tropical depression at 40 percent over the next five days, which is down from 60 percent on Wednesday. There is no indication either one will form into a hurricane, much less one that will strike Florida, according to the hurricane center . [ YELLOW ] Shower activity has changed little in organization near a small area of low pressure and tropical wave located several hundred miles west-southwest of the Cabo Verde Islands.

by | July 05, 2018 | 18:01

Dotcom argued that the outcome of a case before the Human Rights Review Tribunal may be relevant to his extradition case, and the details he requested could be presented as evidence. "With the court upholding the appellants' eligibility for extradition, the final decision as to whether the appellants should be extradited rests with the minister of justice", it said .

by | July 05, 2018 | 16:41

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said a crime lab found the eerie link . "There is nothing in their background to suggest that at all". " This is an incident which understandably is being treated with the utmost seriousness ", he said. Downing Street has since confirmed Home Secretary Sajid Javid will chair a Cobra meeting on Thursday.

by | July 05, 2018 | 14:30

Johnson's intervention on Twitter on Monday also appears to put him at odds with a minister in his own department, with Sir Alan Duncan earlier accusing Rees-Mogg of "insolence". "At Chequers the prime minister must stick to her righteous cause and deliver what she has said she would do", Conservative Brexit campaigner Jacob Rees-Mogg wrote in Britain's best-selling tabloid newspaper, The Sun , on Tuesday.

by | July 05, 2018 | 13:40

State governments in Australia are ramping up pressure on the Church to report child abuse, and are legislating to prosecute priests who maintain that revelations of pedophilia made in the confessional can not be disclosed. It is not known whether he will appeal the sentence. Wilson, who is potentially suffering from the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, told his landmark magistrate-only trial that he couldn't remember being told about the abuse.

by | July 05, 2018 | 10:19

Try to avoid doing anything strenuous outdoors between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. "Rainfall will be variable, but some locally-heavy +2" rainfall is possible in places. Warm and humid. Areas of fog. These factors along with an increase in high and mid-level clouds will all contribute to near-record high overnight temperatures again tonight , again providing no relief from the heat, especially in the Chicago "heat island".

by | July 05, 2018 | 08:54

In 1977, Nigerian soldiers burned down the legendary concert hall where Fela Kuti performed his protest music that popularized the Afrobeat genre and earned him millions of loyal followers around the world. Macron described the Afrika Shrine as an iconic place of strength , music, culture and the late Fela as a politician who wanted a change for the society.

by | July 05, 2018 | 08:03

Once they had their man in the helicopter they flew it right across the city of Paris before abandoning it near to the Charles de Gaulle Airport in the north east of the city. Two black-clad men armed with assault rifles then alighted and set off smoke bombs before breaking into the visiting room, where Faid was talking to his brother.

by | July 05, 2018 | 07:12

The 34-year-old Perth woman was standing on the back of a yacht in Dugong Bay in the remote Kimberley Region, around 250km north of Broome, when she tried to handfeed four tawny nurse sharks swimming nearby. But she took full responsibility for the incident, telling the West Australian it was "completely my fault" and "just a blond doing a stupid thing".

by | July 05, 2018 | 05:47

Pavan Duggal, a cyber expert and an attorney, said WhatsApp needs to comply with Indian laws and also adopt a "more sensitive and customized approach" for the country to reap the benefits of the vast Indian market. Police spokesman JA Rathwa said: "Half a dozen people surrounded the women as they were about to board an autorickshaw and started questioning them".

by | July 05, 2018 | 04:54

The National Park Service said it evacuated tourists from Liberty Island as a precaution, NBCnewyork.com reported . Earlier in the afternoon, protesters with the Rise and Resist movement displayed a protest banner on the lower portion of the monument.

by | July 05, 2018 | 03:49

Blessing then retrieved the second handgun from her pocket, records show, and attempted to point it at the girlfriend, who again knocked it out of her hand. The murder occurred in the town of Fountain Hills, Maricopa County. Blessing told police she had meant to kill herself, too. 'It is always concerning when domestic issues escalate to violence or tragic outcomes, ' Penzone told KSAZ-TV .

by | July 05, 2018 | 03:14

The WTO is the body settling worldwide trade disputes using a rules-based system. President Donald Trump is warning the World Trade Organisation that if the United States isn't treated properly, "we will be doing something". But many diplomats say quitting the WTO would not be in the USA interest, and the WTO has said it has never had any indication of Mr Trump intending to leave.

by | July 05, 2018 | 02:42

According to NBC, which spoke to US officials familiar with intelligence assessments of North Korean denuclearization, the Kim regime has only stopped its missile and nuclear tests. What are arms control wonks looking for from North Korea? There have been reports Kim's regime has failed to honor its denuclearisation pledge after the Jun 12 meeting.

by | July 04, 2018 | 23:09

The administration revived the probe previous year after Obama civil rights officials. But the policy shift enacted by the Trump administration and the retirement of key swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy at the end of this month - with his replacement likely far more conservative - spell trouble for affirmative action .

by | July 04, 2018 | 22:50

Before his selection a year ago of Neil Gorsuch to replace deceased justice Antonin Scalia, Trump interviewed multiple candidates including Thomas M Hardiman, who serves on the third circuit court of appeals alongside Trump's sister, Maryanne Trump Barry.

by | July 04, 2018 | 21:11

Sources inside the department verified that two adults are in critical condition, but no students were injured. The suspect later attempted to escape from a police vehicle while being taken to the county jail, but officers contained him using a stun gun as they waited for backup officers and he was ultimately secured and taken to the jail, authorities said.

by | July 04, 2018 | 17:01

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling coalition yesterday risked breaking apart as her hardline conservative Bavarian allies pushed a showdown over migrant policy after she was unmoved by her interior minister's threat to resign . Securing the consent of other European Union countries was crucial, she said, adding: "That's why I consider the deal for now as an uncovered cheque".

by | July 04, 2018 | 10:32

The President was referring to the talks that Sung Kim, the USA ambassador to the Philippines, and his delegation had with North Korean officials over the weekend in Panmunjom, a village on the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas. The analysis is now being circulated among other U.S. intelligence agencies to see if they concur, the first official said. At the time, two USA officials said the administration was expecting North Korea to return up to 200 sets of remains believed to be ...

by | July 04, 2018 | 00:01

The one thing I'd say is Trump's not doing anything to counter those forces; he is accelerating them", he said . Even as the American and Russian militaries seek to generally avoid running into each other there, USA military forces in a February firefight killed more than 200 forces allied with Syrian President Bashar Assad, and most of those slain were said to be Russian mercenaries.

by | July 03, 2018 | 23:28

Similarly, Justice Neil Gorsuch , who Trump nominated to the Court past year, is widely seen as a pro-life conservative. So it was reassuring to many pro-choicers when Collins insisted , in an interview with CNN this weekend, that she "would not support a nominee who demonstrated hostility to Roe v.

by | July 03, 2018 | 22:05

One of the other American tourists, recent college graduate and dancer Stefanie Schaffer , had to have both of her legs amputated after she sustained "life threatening injuries", her family wrote in a GoFundMe fundraiser. "My mom now has a fractured lower right leg, a shattered left ankle that is going to require surgery, a fractured right wrist, at least two broken ribs, and a contusion on her lungs".

by | July 03, 2018 | 20:37

South Korea media reported on Sunday that United States envoy Sung Kim, the American ambassador to the Philippines, met with North Korean officials at the border on Sunday to coordinate an agenda for Pompeo's next visit to North Korea. Sung Kim is a former US envoy for North Korea and led policy negotiations with Pyongyang in advance of the summit. "I do not believe it would be possible to verify full dismantlement within a year, nor have I yet seen evidence of a firm DPRK decision to ...