by | July 06, 2018 | 18:25

Named Aum Shinrikyo , or Supreme Truth, it amassed an arsenal of chemical, biological and conventional weapons to carry out Asahara's escalating criminal orders in anticipation of an apocalyptic showdown with the government. Asahara recruited well-educated professionals such as doctors and lawyers to help run his cult . The ensuing raid on the cult's compound near Mount Fuji riveted Japan , as 2,000 police officers approached with a canary in a bird cage.

by | July 06, 2018 | 17:32

While Mink's suggestion wound up becoming reality, she said she doesn't believe EPA is being handed over to someone that will switch gears anytime soon. But instead of taking responsibility, he pointed a finger at the pressure from critics including congressional Democrats. "The unrelenting attacks on me personally, my family, are unprecedented and have taken a sizable toll on all of us".

by | July 06, 2018 | 17:26

His daughter and co-accused Maryam was given seven years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of over $2.6 million, while Sharif's son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar was jailed for one year. Three-time prime minister Sharif resigned as Pakistan prime minister a year ago after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding public office and ruled that graft cases be filed against the beleaguered leader and his children over the Panama Papers scandal.

by | July 06, 2018 | 15:00

Trump said Thursday that he would give her a DNA test in the middle of a debate and say: "I'll give you a million dollars for your favourite charity, paid for by Trump, if you take the test and it shows you're an Indian". "He's an outstanding man", Trump added. Mr. Trump said he felt guilty for nominating for Jackson, who withdrew his nomination amid questions of ethical lapses involving drinking and prescribing medication.

by | July 06, 2018 | 14:40

Earlier on Thursday, right-wing Justice Minister Zbigniew Ziobro also insisted that there was no doubt about the constitutionality of the retirement law and that Gersdorf was now a pensioner. On Wednesday, 63 justices were working, meaning that 10 of the 27 covered by the new legislation have accepted their retirement under the new law , according to the court's press office.

by | July 06, 2018 | 14:28

Britain's interior minister said the nerve agent was the same variety as that used against Skripal and his daughter, but it's not clear whether the two samples came from the same batch . The two were dating and had reportedly been at a function Saturday afternoon at Amesbury Baptist Church. The other location has not been disclosed.

by | July 06, 2018 | 14:06

Many more also live in the Nauruan community awaiting potential resettlement elsewhere after attempting to seek asylum in Australia , the Sydney Morning Herald reports . Mr Turnbull would prefer events like the forum were open to all media but said it "is up to Nauru". "Clearly the Australian government doesn't want to annoy the government of Nauru", he added.

by | July 06, 2018 | 12:20

President Donald Trump - who is heading to Brussels for the July 11-12 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit - has written to a number of America's partners in the transatlantic alliance, including Germany, to remind them of their commitment to raise defense spending to at least two percent of GDP by 2024.

by | July 06, 2018 | 11:34

That is why the Trump administration's trade policy that claims to protect by restricting imports from China receives a certain degree of support. As the tariffs approached, the United States central bank warned the impending trade battle was beginning to darken the otherwise blue skies of the robust American economy, now in its 10th year of recovery.

by | July 06, 2018 | 09:42

Around 48 passengers from the first boat - which was carrying mostly Chinese tourists - have been rescued, but another 49 are now missing. It was not immediately clear if the passengers were tourists, but the area is a magnet for overseas visitors.

by | July 06, 2018 | 09:28

It is unclear how much she was paid for the children, or why she was selling them. According to an arrest report affidavit of probable cause acquired Thursday by 3News, the seven-year-old boy was sold for $2,500. An arrest report says Garza said she and her boyfriend owed drug money and the child was given to the woman for $500, the clearing of the debt and an additional $700 when the "custody paperwork" was signed.

by | July 06, 2018 | 08:52

In an interview with The Oregonian , Bynum said the officer told her a person called to report someone who was spending a long time outside of homes in the neighborhood. Bynum shared with the deputy that 'when people do things like this, it can be risky for people like me.' Officer Campbell asked if he made her feel that way, to which she said he hadn't.

by | July 06, 2018 | 08:33

Tuesday evening, he decided he was going to stick it to the MSM (mainstream media) by touting his grammatical skills and pointing out that he knows how to properly use capitalization, but chooses to overuse it for emphasis. However, this was not the first time the Harry Potter author had mocked Trump. After Trump took down and then retweeted his message with the correct usage of "pore over", Rowling once again had a laugh at his expense.

by | July 06, 2018 | 07:40

An athlete from South Korea, right, and North Korea, left, play a friendly game in Pyongyang Wednesday. When Mike Pompeo meets Kim Jong-un in Pyongyang this week, he will reportedly attempt to smooth a path towards denuclearisation with a gift that playfully references a low point in relations between the North Korean leader and Donald Trump: a CD of Elton John's Rocket Man.

by | July 06, 2018 | 06:55

Khan's office indicated the group would ground its balloon in Parliament Square Garden, near Big Ben and Westminster Palace. "His city operations team have met with the organizers and have given them permission to use Parliament Square Garden as a grounding point for the blimp".

by | July 06, 2018 | 06:24

Mr. Jordan, a Republican, has denied that. The congressman said he does remember Dr. Strauss, but echoed his spokesman by insisting he knew nothing of the alleged abuse. Jordan on road trips, in the sauna and after practices. They want accountability. They want justice and they're coming after Jim Jordan right now with everything they've got and I support that 100%.

by | July 06, 2018 | 04:47

The two figures have met twice before with their last meeting dating November during an Asia-Pacific summit. "It absolutely suits us". Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said yesterday that Putin and Trump may meet one-on-one during their summit in Helsinki .

by | July 06, 2018 | 03:36

Mr. Trump's choice to replace Kennedy - a swing vote on the nine-member court - has the potential to remake the court for a generation as part of precedent-shattering decisions on abortion , health care , gay marriage and other issues. Lee, he said, would be a "sure thing". Both Kethledge and Gorsuch once served Kennedy as law clerks, as did Kavanaugh. Kethledge and Kavanaugh both clerked for Kennedy; Barrett was a law clerk for the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who was replaced by the ...

by | July 06, 2018 | 02:37

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., both told VTDigger recently that they see the issue as lying more with the current administration than with the agency itself. Trump told Fox News' Channel's Maria Bartiromo. To that end, 80 percent favored hiring more immigration judges "to process people in custody faster".

by | July 06, 2018 | 01:40

The committee said intelligence analysts they interviewed reported "no politically motivated pressure to reach any conclusions", and noted that the CIA and Federal Bureau of Investigation had "high confidence" that Russian Federation favored Trump, while the National Security Agency had "moderate confidence".

by | July 06, 2018 | 00:41

As moderate and conservative House Republicans have struggled in recent weeks to coalesce around immigration legislation, President Trump has been inconsistent in his exhortations. After their declaration, the rebellious new country realized how important it was to protect the rights of citizens to protest, march, criticize the government and organize in resistance, so, when they began laying the tenets of their new democracy, the Founding Father ensured that those actions were protected ...

by | July 06, 2018 | 00:24

Ron Verblaauw, pastor of Rutherford Congregational Church in New Jersey, told NBC New York: "Separating children from families is the first sign we are not the land of the free and the home of the fearless anymore". We're supposed to love our neighbors as ourselves. The large exhibit is in the front lawn of the church - and it's guaranteed to get a lot of attention.

by | July 05, 2018 | 22:41

They first met Putin at the G20 summit in Germany previous year, and spoke privately for over two hours accompanied only by translators, former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. The US delegation is in Russian Federation until Thursday, ahead of the summit planned in Helsinki on July 16, at a time of high tension between Russian Federation and the West.

by | July 05, 2018 | 22:13

After Okoumou's arrest, Rise and Resist distanced itself from her actions. Rise and Resist opposes President Donald Trump's administration and advocates ending deportations and family separations at the border. The climber's safety was in question for hours as she played cat-and-mouse with NY police and Park Service officers trying to coax her out from among the green copper folds of the Statue of Liberty's robe.

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 ...