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by | August 21, 2018 | 12:29

He said weather conditions had improved considerably and he expected the almost 10,000 people still stranded to be rescued by Monday. Lt. Gen. DR Soni, the chief of the Army's Southern Command, told a press conference in Thiruvananthapuram that rescue operations were still continuing and drones being used to help reach to people trapped in areas not easily accessible.

by | August 21, 2018 | 11:57

It's not his fault - he has spent his parliamentary career, all 17 years of it, doing the kinds of jobs that are hard to leverage into popularity, in the traditional, getting-people-to-like-you sense. Turnbull, after days of mounting pressure , declared the leadership positions of the party open on Tuesday morning, throwing down the gauntlet to a potential challenge.

by | August 21, 2018 | 07:23

After spending the night in the massive valley of Mina, the pilgrims headed to Mount Arafat , some 20 kilometers (12 miles) east of Makkah, for the pinnacle of the pilgrimage. 'I knew it would be a little hard to climb Mount Arafat , ' said Nigerian pilgrim Saidou Boureima. They gather pebbles to perform the symbolic stoning of the devil on the eve of the Eid al-Adha feast, which marks the end of hajj .

by | August 21, 2018 | 04:18

Trump added, "They are enjoying ruining people's lives and REFUSE to look at the real corruption on the Democrat side - the lies, the firings, the deleted Emails and soooo much more! ". He also said The New York Times leaked the report to get Trump angry with McGahn so he would be willing to testify in the probe. Rudy Giuliani, part of Mr.

by | August 21, 2018 | 03:42

Those who typically walk or jog to work are advised to consider taking a bus or Skytrain instead until the air quality improves. Clark County residents woke up to expected smoky skies Monday morning, and air quality officials continue to deem the area's conditions as moderate.

by | August 20, 2018 | 18:58

Mr. Ghani's announcement, during a televised speech marking Afghanistan's independence day, came on the heels of an unusually deadly wave of violence across the country, most of it carried out by the Taliban, that has left at least 325 soldiers, police and civilians dead in the past 10 days.

by | August 20, 2018 | 17:16

Asked by a reporter on August 17 if he would pardon Manafort, Trump said , "I don't talk about that now". It's still possible that Manafort could be charged with state crimes, as long as they don't overlap with the federal charges he is now facing.

by | August 20, 2018 | 15:59

He was trying to make the case that having Mr Trump sit down for an interview with the team investigating Russia's role in the 2016 election would not accomplish much because of the "he-said-she-said" nature of witnesses' recollections. But in doing so, Giuliani created more confusion. " Truth isn't truth ", Giuliani said. The context in which the " truth isn't truth " remark was made reveals to what situation Giuliani was speaking - a time when there may be two conflicting statements, and ...

by | August 20, 2018 | 14:31

What the state desperately needs is technical assistance to rebuild and recreate, he said. KP Hussain, chairman of Fathima Healthcare Group, has donated Rs 5 crore. "So we will accept all help", he said, revealing the extent of a tragedy which has not hit the state since 1924. There is no electricity or mobile connectivity.

by | August 20, 2018 | 00:27

According to Nauert, Saudi Arabia had contributed $100 million and the United Arab Emirates had pledged $50 million toward the new funding. The $200 million was initially pledged by former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in February, and had been on hold and under review since he was ousted from the administration in March.

by | August 19, 2018 | 22:56

Mueller is investigating whether the president sought to obstruct justice as well as whether his campaign colluded with Russia's covert effort to sway the 2016 presidential election in Trump's favor. Trump's boast about cooperating with the Mueller investigation drew other viral reactions online, including many who pointed out that Trump's team has consistently lied about some key parts of the Russia investigation, including a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Kremlin-connected attorney ...

by | August 19, 2018 | 21:51

Lawyers for the Trump Organization have dispatched a letter to the publisher of Omarosa Manigault Newman's tell-all book, Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House . "He could care less if African-American civil rights leaders, anyone came to the table, because he had his agenda and that agenda did not include advancing and uniting the African-American community or even putting any policies in place that he promised during the campaign", she said.

by | August 19, 2018 | 19:52

First degree murder charges are expected to be filed Monday against a Colorado father suspected of killing his pregnant wife and two daughters. In Aberdeen, he parents' next-door neighbor, Joe Beach, said he saw her recently. The body of their 34-year-old mother was found "in close proximity", the court document said, without providing more details. Chris Watts , 33, was taken into custody Wednesday (Aug 15) and faces three counts of first-degree murder and three counts of tampering ...

by | August 19, 2018 | 18:59

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said no tsunami was expected, perhaps considering the quake's depth. "People started to scream and cry. They all ran to the street". The last quake on 5 August displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Nugroho said activity on the island was normal and Mount Rinjani, where hundreds of trekkers were stranded after the July 29 quake, was closed and there were no tourists there.

by | August 19, 2018 | 16:20

Thousands of stranded people are awaiting rescue as monsoon floods continue to batter the Indian state of Kerala . Incessant rains since August 8 have caused the state's worst floods in a century, and at least 186 people have perished, many of them killed by landslides.

by | August 19, 2018 | 12:31

Maas said he had spoken with Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin this week, and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to visit Berlin again on September 14 after a meeting with Merkel in the German capital last month. Stefan Meister, a Russian Federation expert at the German Council on Foreign Relations, said that there is "an increased interest on both sides to talk about topics of common interest" and that, in part because of Trump, the two sides have shifted focus from ...

by | August 18, 2018 | 20:01

It has since emerged that warnings had been issued over the bridge - which was built during a post-war construction boom by Società Italiana per Condotte d'Acqua in the 1960s - as far back as 2012. At least one person told Italy's ANSA news agency that lightning had struck the bridge before the collapse. Video captured the sound of a man screaming: "Oh god, oh, god".

by | August 18, 2018 | 19:58

Only the two Koreas seem to be in a conciliatory mood - for now. The North Korean regime also faces political challenges at home. North Korea wants concessions tied to incremental progress. That's crucial to Kim, who is hoping to undermine support for the USA -backed sanctions so that he can focus on improving North Korea's economy. With that in mind, Moon said only when "complete denuclearization" and "peace" are established on the Korean Peninsula, "economic cooperation can be ...

by | August 18, 2018 | 18:30

President TrumpDonald John TrumpNFL players stand in tunnel during anthem, extending protests 12 former top intel officials blast Trump's move to revoke Brennan's security clearance NYT: Omarosa believed to have as many as 200 tapes MORE has repeatedly voiced his support for Manafort, calling his former campaign chief a "good guy" Friday.

by | August 18, 2018 | 17:26

The revelations come in the Pentagon's 2018 report to Congress on " Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China " which focuses on developments in 2017. Last year, PLA bombers flew a dozen operational flights through the Sea of Japan, into the Western Pacific, around Taiwan , and over the East and South China Sea - all potential flashpoints.

by | August 18, 2018 | 16:36

The last Eid truce, which saw unarmed Taliban fighters mingling with soldiers and police in Kabul and other cities, offered a rare glimpse of peace and Taliban officials say they have held preliminary meetings with USA diplomats. Afghan helicopters also patrolled overhead as the president visited, police official Bilal Ahmad said. In Kabul , the United Nations office for humanitarian assistance (OCHA) said fighting was continuing on Ghazni's outskirts.

by | August 18, 2018 | 14:53

The defense phase of the trial is now expected to proceed over several months. Defense lawyers have said the prosecution failed to show the two women had any intention to kill - key to establishing they are guilty of murder . Seoul points the finger at its northern neighbour and says it was a political hit aimed at weeding out potential rivals to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

by | August 18, 2018 | 13:55

In the statement Burke states that "The Holy See treats with great seriousness the work of the Investigating Grand Jury of Pennsylvania and the lengthy Interim Report it has produced". "This catalogue of horrors comes on the heels of news accounts of deeply disturbing sexual-abuse and harassment allegations against Archbishop Theodore McCarrick , who recently resigned from the College of Cardinals".

by | August 18, 2018 | 11:53

The air was solemn as Vajpayee's body, draped in the tricolour, was placed on a platform draped in white flowers. Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali and Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck arrived in Delhi to pay tribute to the former PM.

by | August 18, 2018 | 10:29

Ohr's wife worked for Fusion GPS. That is disqualifying for Mueller. "You're trusted with that information", Webb said of officials keeping their clearances. To make matters much worse, not just Edward Snowden but an NSA/ CIA / FBI contractor whistleblower client I once represented revealed to a number of so-called government authorities that Brennan, along with James Clapper , were the primary persons who authorized and then carried out mass surveillance by the CIA and NSA, also with FBI ...