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by | September 18, 2018 | 10:10

Sean Robertson tells VOA on Syrian claims of engaging missile targets over #Latakia "I can unequivocally say this is not us". There was no immediate word on casualties. This would entail a "withdrawal of all radical fighters" from Idlib including the Al-Nusra Front and also the withdrawal of heavy weaponry including tanks, multiple launch rocket systems, Putin said.

by | September 18, 2018 | 07:27

Vernon Unsworth claims Musk falsely accused him on Twitter of being a paedophile. Documents filed in a US district court in California said that Musk had made " unlawful, unsupportable, and reprehensible accusations " about Unsworth and asked for $75,000 in compensatory damages and an unspecified sum for punitive damages.

by | September 18, 2018 | 03:48

She originally made the accusations in a private letter to Sen. Dr Ford's attorney general Debra S Katz said her client considered the incident to be an attempted rape. After his confirmation, in an ABC News / Washington Post poll, 62% of Americans said Thomas should have been confirmed compared to 34% who said he should not.

by | September 18, 2018 | 03:31

The WEA, which has never been nationally tested, was developed to send disaster or information alerts to any cellular device within a cellphone tower's range. The message will read: "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System". A nationwide emergency alert test for radio, television, cable systems, and satellite radio and TV providers will also be conducted on the afternoon of September 20.

by | September 18, 2018 | 00:59

The agreement has received " general support " from the Syrian government, according to Putin . Initial indications suggested that the bombardment against Latakia had come from the sea, and there were also unconfirmed reports that other parts of the country had also been attacked.

by | September 17, 2018 | 21:03

Despite Barnier's upbeat mood, there is, so far, no full exit agreement and some rebels in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have threatened to vote down a deal if she clinches one with the EU. Many Brexit supporters say Britain must distance itself from Brussels in order to strike its own trade deals with fast-growing economies around the world.

by | September 17, 2018 | 18:56

In the most recent case, prosecutors agreed to drop other charges stemming from his lobbying efforts for one-time Ukrainian leader Viktor Yanukovych that predated his five-month tenure working for Trump's campaign in mid-2016 in exchange for him answering "fully, truthfully, completely and forthrightly" questions about "any and all matters" Mueller's team is investigating.

by | September 17, 2018 | 18:10

Meanwhile we are facing the spectacle of televised hearings, and the all-male Republican Senate Judiciary committee scrutinizing a woman with a credible allegation of sexual assault, against the backdrop of a party that is finding itself increasingly unable to wash off the stink of Trump.

by | September 17, 2018 | 17:01

Massive waves were reported on coasts, while heavy rain triggered extensive flooding in the special administrative region, (SAR) as well as in nearby Macau before the storm rumbled on to Guangdong province and across the Pearl River Delta.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:57

When she tried to scream out he clamped a hand over her mouth. Ford said she kept silent about the alleged incident until she was in couples' therapy with her husband in 2012. She continued, "The Senate Judiciary Committee should put in place a process that enables anyone with a complaint of this nature to be heard". "Judge Kavanaugh and the White House both stand by that statement ", said spokeswoman Kerri Kupec.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:53

Merritt said the witnesses are sisters who live at the apartment complex. Lee Merritt , who represents the family, criticized the search warrant, saying it shows that investigators were looking for drug paraphernalia in the hours following Jean's death.

by | September 17, 2018 | 16:12

This comes after a nationwide strawberry sabotage, with sewing needles and pins found in punnets sold in Aussie supermarkets. The Mal's Black Label strawberries were grown in Western Australia , where a man on Monday reported to the York Police Station in regional WA that he'd found a needle in a punnet of strawberries.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:57

Republicans are eager to claim victory for the economic achievements in the past 22 months, which they see as necessary to maintaining their control of the House and the Senate, and quick to warn of the economic perils that could follow if Democrats win control of Congress.

by | September 17, 2018 | 15:16

Dianne Feinstein (D-California), the ranking member of the Judiciary Committee . After knowledge of the allegation was made public, Feinstein then only made a cryptic statement about a matter she turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which declined to investigate the matter .

by | September 17, 2018 | 14:16

A Met Office statement said: "A spell of strong winds for western and some central parts of the United Kingdom during Monday night and Tuesday morning". Remnants of former hurricane Helene will hit the United Kingdom next week - bringing strong winds and warmer weather. Met Eireann has said that it will continue to monitor the situation surrounding the landing of ex-tropical Storm Helene, which is expected to hit Ireland early next week.

by | September 17, 2018 | 11:45

At least three Palestinians, including a child, were killed Friday by the Israeli army near the Gaza-Israel buffer zone. Since 2015, Palestinians have killed over 50 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a British tourist in stabbings, shootings and car-ramming attacks.

by | September 17, 2018 | 11:28

The four-storey building includes separate Northern and Southern offices and a joint conference room, and Seoul's unification ministry said it would become a "round-the-clock consultation and communication channel" for advancing inter-Korean relations, improving ties between the U.S.

by | September 17, 2018 | 10:58

Florence brought 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of around 148 km/h (92 mph). In its 11 a.m. Thursday update, the National Hurricane Center said satellite imagery indicated that Isaac remains a poorly organized tropical cyclone, with the low-level center mostly exposed during the past several hours.

by | September 17, 2018 | 10:03

MEMA released a statement Sunday morning announcing those displaced by the emergency could safely return home while officials work to restore gas and electric services. "I often say the people of the Commonwealth are resilient-and this devastating situation is no exception". State investigators ruled in 2015 that Columbia Gas of OH was at fault in a serious explosion that left eight homes "uninhabitable" and damaged more than 20 others.

by | September 16, 2018 | 21:52

Ford's account to the Post , Judge Kavanaugh and a fellow Georgetown prep student Mark Judge "corralled her into a bedroom at a party". A report published Friday in the New Yorker revealed that the woman, who did not want to be named, said in a letter that Kavanaugh "attempted to force himself on her" at a party when they were teenagers.

by | September 16, 2018 | 21:40

The woman said Cruz began to "act weird" whenever she brought up Ramirez's death, as they both knew her. Ortiz fled and was found hiding in a truck in a hotel parking lot in Laredo, about 145 miles (235 kilometers) southwest of San Antonio.

by | September 16, 2018 | 21:40

Police and rescue vehicles fill the parking lot at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, Mass ., Saturday, Sept. 15 , 2018, after a man was fatally attacked by a shark. He said the man kicked at something behind him, and that there was flicker of a tail from the water. He realised what was happening when the friend came ashore dragging his injured friend.

by | September 16, 2018 | 20:51

So they returned the next day. The Skripals survived the March 4 attack in Salisbury , but Dawn Sturgess, 44, later died after apparently having contact with the poison. The journey was part of their holiday, they said, though they had also been in Europe to do business related to sports nutrition. John Glen, the Parliament member for Salisbury, offered a wry comment about the pair's visit to his town, tweeting: "Delighted to see that Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov were able ...

by | September 16, 2018 | 18:58

Kipchoge said a record time was in his sights before the race, and after the opening few kilometres, it became clear his pacemakers would be pushed to the limit. That's 50 seconds inside world record pace, and the previously unimaginable time of two hours and two minutes was a real possibility. His unofficial time was 2 hours, 1 minute and 40 seconds, but that later was lowered by one second.

by | September 16, 2018 | 15:40

Mangkhut made landfall in far northeast Luzon in Cagayan Province about 2:30 am local time on Saturday. State television broadcaster CGTN reported that surging waves flooded a seaside hotel in the city of Shenzhen. The Philippines, which was battered by the typhoon on Saturday, appeared to be spared the high number of casualties many had feared. Philippine authorities said a baby and a toddler were among the 29 dead, majority in landslides in mountainous areas that left at least 13 missing.