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by | August 09, 2018 | 00:51

ABC7 in New York City reported that "waves" appeared to be pushing the body near the shore. It wasn't immediately clear why the boy was in the water, but police say no parent or guardian was present and was suffering no obvious signs of trauma when he was spotted in the water.

by | August 08, 2018 | 22:07

Saudi Arabia announced it was suspending future trade with Canada and severing diplomatic ties. Almost 100 global students in Waterloo Region could be affected as tensions heat up between Saudi Arabia and Canada. Saudi media took a decidedly dark turn on Monday when it appeared to threaten Canada with a 9/11-style attack by tweeting a harshly worded infographic with an image of an airliner flying towards Toronto's skyline.

by | August 08, 2018 | 20:26

Rep. Collins was a director of the company and also a major investor. The trades allowed the Collinses, Zarsky and others "to avoid over $768,000 in losses that they would have otherwise incurred" if they sold the stock after the announcement, according to the indictment .

by | August 08, 2018 | 20:05

But what was really striking was what Jack Dorsey and the Twitter Safety team went on to say about the general principles regarding fake news and conspiracy theories on the platform. - Jack (@jack) August 8, 2018He wrote that the company has "been awful at explaining our decisions in the past", and said that Twitter would hold Jones "to the same standard we hold to every account" rather than "taking one-off actions to make us feel good in the short term".

by | August 08, 2018 | 19:25

Mr Downing asked Gates. The jury has heard how Manafort made tens of millions of dollars working for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. Earlier on Tuesday , the prosecution had continued to question Gates, who described how millions of dollars were allegedly funnelled from entities controlled by Ukrainian businessmen into Manafort's shell companies in Cyprus.

by | August 08, 2018 | 16:55

Products being targeted now include crude oil, cars, steel and medical equipment. The United States has stepped up its trade war with China ... by announcing a new round of tariffs. Although the move was expected, it cements the view that there appears to be no effort underway to defuse the dispute between the world's two largest economies that have continued to exchange threats.

by | August 08, 2018 | 09:05

Voters on Tuesday are choosing would-be successors to Republican Gov. Rick Snyder, who can not run again due to term limits, and a GOP nominee to face third-term Democratic Sen. Polls are now open for today's Kansas Democratic and Republican primaries. In a special election season that featured almost a dozen congressional contests, Democrats claimed just a handful of wins, but they may have cause for optimism this fall.

by | August 07, 2018 | 23:30

Seiyefa, from Bayelsa State, arrived the Presidential Villa in an official SUV at 4:00p.m, clutching a file and was received at the entrance by the ADC to the acting President. The Tuesday siege was mainly carried out by the DSS and lasted from the early hours of Tuesday till afternoon. It was learnt that lawmakers as well as staff of the National Assembly were initially prevented from entering the premises by operatives of the DSS.

by | August 07, 2018 | 23:10

The judge, Stefan Bürgelin, said the child's mother started abusing her child after her partner, Christian L, threatened to leave her. The 48-year-old woman and 39-year-old man were accused of repeatedly abusing and raping the boy, now 10, filming the abuse, and selling him to other men on the "dark net", an area of the internet that can be visited only by using special software.

by | August 07, 2018 | 22:10

The Ranch and River fires that make up the Mendocino Complex wildfire had grown to 283,800 acres by Monday evening, Cal Fire said in their latest update . Jerry Brown to "allow the Free Flow of the vast amounts of water coming from the North and foolishly being diverted into the Pacific Ocean". The White House did not immediately respond to a request for evidence to support Trump's tweet .

by | August 07, 2018 | 21:57

Manafort and Gates were the first two people indicted in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into potential ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. He also said Manafort helped four Ukrainian businessman elect a pro-Russia president in Ukraine in 2010 in exchange for millions that were paid to Manafort through shell companies.

by | August 07, 2018 | 21:41

DMK cadres continued to throng the Kauvery Hospital premises, from where Karunanidhi's body, was taken to his Gopalapuram residence. He entered the 50th year as the president of DMK late last month, the longest tenure by a person as head of one of Tamil Nadu's major Dravidian parties.

by | August 07, 2018 | 20:53

But Canada has stood firm, with Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland insisting it would defend human rights around the world. The former head of the Human Rights Commission in Saudi Arabia, Dr Hadi Bin Al Yami, said that the Canadian government's actions violate diplomatic norms governing state relations.

by | August 07, 2018 | 19:41

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. Police later charged Huiyue Zheng , 32 of Brooklyn, with assault, menacing, criminal possession of a weapon and harrassment.

by | August 07, 2018 | 19:29

Ms Smith said the boy set up his stand again on Sunday and did brisk business. According to WSOC-TV last August 6, the robber pointed the weapon at Mark's stomach. But so far, they still do not have a thorough description of the robber. "He's always so happy", neighbor Amber Huyck said. The robbery has not dented the boy's entrepreneurial spirit - less than 24 hours after the robbery, he was reported to be back out selling lemonade.

by | August 07, 2018 | 18:27

Athletes are some of the most influential people in the United States, whether they like it or not. " If being a star athlete is inherently a political experience , " Shut Up and Dribble " tells that complex and dramatic story from the past to the present and from the inside out", Showtime President David Nevins wrote in a news release, Mediaite reported .

by | August 07, 2018 | 17:18

It said some 8,000 Gazans had participated in the protests at five locations along the border. It said in a statement that one of those killed was a 14-year-old boy shot in the head during border confrontations east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip.

by | August 07, 2018 | 15:29

Mr. Erdan, who also heads the Strategic Affairs Ministry, praised the USA for reimposing punitive sanctions on Iran that brought back into effect the harsh penalties lifted under the Iran nuclear deal . The International Atomic Energy Agency, which is monitoring the implementation of the deal, has said in 11 consecutive reports that Iran is in compliance and that the agreement has allowed for greater verification of Iran's nuclear activities.

by | August 07, 2018 | 12:45

It is not the first time the president acknowledged the existence of the meeting using this line of defense, but it is the president's most blunt admission that the goal was to obtain damaging information against his then opponent, Hillary Clinton , in the presidential election.

by | August 07, 2018 | 11:42

The Criminal Investigation Department of Russian Federation continues to investigate the crash under the criminal code for violation of safety rules that resulted in the death of two or more persons by negligence, Kommersant reported . A spokesman for an emergency team set up to eliminate the aftermaths of the accident told TASS two flight recorders had been found at the site of the crash.

by | August 07, 2018 | 11:38

The Ranch Fire was just 22 percent contained, and the River Fire was 50 percent contained. Four of the state's largest six fires have occurred since 2012. Cal Fire online records show a growing number of wildfires in recent years. The Thomas Fire from 2017 is the largest, having burned 281,893 acres.

by | August 07, 2018 | 05:01

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar , opposition leader and Kiir's former vice president, will attend the signing ceremony alongside many regional leaders and representatives of the global community. "Last month the White House warned that "a narrow agreement between elites" would not solve the problems plaguing South Sudan". A similar arrangement, however, fell apart in July 2016 when fighting erupted in the capital, Juba, and Machar fled the country.

by | August 07, 2018 | 04:54

Prosecutors have been preparing for this credibility battle by asking a number of witnesses speak to Manafort's role as a supervisor over Gates. Rick Gates has been regarded as a crucial government witness ever since he pleaded guilty previous year and agreed to cooperate in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

by | August 06, 2018 | 21:57

Images from the scene showed the wreckage of the jet in the middle of parked cars. People who witnessed the crash said the plane's engine cut out as it fell to the ground. "We looked up to see the plane falling nose first", she told the Times . The plane is registered to a San Francisco-based real estate consulting company, Category III, according to an FAA database.

by | August 06, 2018 | 21:27

An aerial photo released by Taos County Sheriff's Office shows the rural compound where 11 children were rescued from squalid conditions on Friday. Also charged are three women, believed to be the children's mothers: Jany Leveille, Hujrah Wahhaj and Subhannah Wahhaj.