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by | September 24, 2018 | 18:40

He is now en route to the White House. Solicitor General Noel Francisco will reportedly oversee the investigation in Rosenstein's absence. Other Justice Department sources argued that Rosenstein was being sarcastic when making the wire comment.

by | September 24, 2018 | 15:00

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih , popularly known as Ibu, is all set to become the President of the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago, the Maldives. He added: "The message is loud and clear: the people of Maldives want change, peace and justice". In February he declared a state of emergency , suspended the constitution and ordered troops to storm the Supreme Court and arrest judges and other rivals to stave off impeachment.

by | September 24, 2018 | 14:15

China responded cautiously, announcing roughly comparable tariffs on $50 billion of USA exports to China in August. Cuts across most trading partners, including the US, would signal an effort by China to ease tensions, said Bloomberg Economics' Chang Shu.

by | September 24, 2018 | 13:28

For Kirk, tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 70 miles to the north of the center. "An even faster westward motion across the tropical Atlantic is expected through Tuesday". Finally, a non-tropical low pressure system is forming about 900 miles west-southwest of the Azores. As far as Tropical Depression Eleven , the NHC said that "little change in strength is forecast during the next day or two, and the depression is forecast to become a remnant low on Sunday".

by | September 24, 2018 | 13:16

The targeted Chinese imports will face 10 per cent tariffs through the end of the year, and then the rate will jump to 25 per cent. In a statement the following day , the Chinese finance ministry said it "had no choice but to respond with its own tariffs", which fall at five or 10 percent and affect some 5,200 USA products.

by | September 24, 2018 | 10:30

Kavanaugh has denied the allegation made by Ramirez in a statement released through the White House, calling it "a smear, plain and simple". White House spokeswoman Kerri Kupec called the new allegation part of a "coordinated smear campaign by the Democrats created to tear down a good man".

by | September 24, 2018 | 10:10

He said: 'A new poll shows 86% of Labour party members want the British people to be given a final say on the UK's future relationship with Europe. A tacit deal to try to offer her some support before she heads to what is going to be a hard annual conference of her Conservative Party later this month was broken by some British diplomatic missteps.

by | September 24, 2018 | 10:05

A report issued from France on Friday night said 70 knot winds and 14-metre-high waves have left the yachts of Tomy and Ireland's Gregor McGuckin dismasted, and have twice knocked down the yacht of second-placed Dutchman Mark Slats. Flying out of Mauritius, the P-8i has been able establish contact with Tomy, who responded by activating his Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB).

by | September 24, 2018 | 07:45

An Iranian ethnic Arab opposition movement called the Ahwaz National Resistance, which seeks a separate state in oil-rich Khuzestan province, claimed responsibility for Saturday's attack. It was not immediately clear if this remark referred to the USA withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal or to the Ahvaz attack. Tensions between traditional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia have surged in recent years, with the two countries supporting opposite sides in wars in Syria and Yemen and rival ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 07:20

McGahn has kept other key aides out of the process, afraid they would leak damaging material, relying on special counsel Annie Donaldson and spokesman Raj Shah. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky expressed confidence to a gathering of conservatives in Washington that Kavanaugh will be confirmed.

by | September 24, 2018 | 02:48

Bernie Sanders of Vermont. "As you noted, we disagree on the outcome, but you're fighting for the principles you believe in and I respect that". The state "needs a senator who will work with the president where we can and stand up to him where we must", O'Rourke said.

by | September 24, 2018 | 01:06

Rouhani's remarks could refer to Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates or Bahrain - close USA military allies that view Iran as a regional menace over its support for militant groups across the Middle East. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei described the attack as exposing "the atrocity and viciousness of the enemies of the Iranian nation". "Instead, we will work so that the battle is for them in Iran".

by | September 23, 2018 | 22:43

Christine Blasey Ford's attorney, Debra Katz (shown above left; Ford is at far right), just handed her what looks like an insurmountable credibility problem. Smyth then added: "Personally speaking, I have known Brett Kavanaugh since high school and I know him to be a person of great integrity, a great friend, and I have never witnessed any improper conduct by Brett Kavanaugh towards women".

by | September 23, 2018 | 21:41

The Committee had delayed a vote on Kavanaugh's confirmation after California professor Christine Blasey Ford's allegations emerged last week, and her lawyers and committee staff were negotiating the conditions of her testimony. Terms of their appearances, such as who will be asking the questions, are still being negotiated, but several other details have been resolved. Kavanaugh and his wife also had received threats, a senior White House official said.

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:50

A woman and a child were among more than 50 people wounded in the attack by a "group of assailants" on the parade in the city of Ahvaz, ISNA reported. Mostafa Koshcheshm, a Tehran-based political commentator and journalist, told Al Jazeera that the al-Ahvaziya movement had been "nurtured, supported, and trained by Saudi Arabia".

by | September 23, 2018 | 20:46

A North Carolina town inundated by river water after a levee breached is among the latest towns to feel the life-threatening punch of Hurricane Florence. The Windward Islands of the eastern Caribbean are expected to be first the feel the impacts of the building storm. The environment over the next few days was expected to support some further intensification.

by | September 23, 2018 | 18:28

These will apply to nearly 6,000 items, including handbags, rice and textiles. The U.S. set tariffs on more than 800 Chinese products, including airplane parts and engines. And the rest of the world shares many USA concerns regarding Chinese policies . The tariffs caused other countries to retaliate against the USA and each other, which resulted in higher prices on many manufactured and consumer goods.

by | September 22, 2018 | 22:51

Wilson went so far as to put a downpayment on the space, but the rental agency reportedly recognized him and called the authorities. The agent involved in Wilson's rental notified police of his whereabouts after seeing him on the news. Defense Distributed founder Cody Wilson was arrested at a hotel in Taipei City's Wanhua District at around 6pm local time in Taipei today, according to reports in Taiwanese outlets The Liberty Times (Chinese, Google Translate ) and United Daily News ...

by | September 22, 2018 | 21:57

Accusing the Prime Minister of playing with national interest, he said Narendra Modi was not serving the nation but the interests of Reliance. "PM personally negotiated and changed the Rafale deal behind closed doors". "The Modi government has lied and misled Indians". The Defence Ministry said "unnecessary controversies" were being sought to be created following media reports regarding a statement purportedly made by Hollande concerning the selection of Reliance Defence as the ...

by | September 22, 2018 | 18:39

Bobi Wine's elder brother Eddie Yahwe has been arrested at Entebbe International Airport where he had gone to pick the Kyadondo East MP. Upon arrival, Kyagulanyi was separated from other passengers and bundled into a police vehicle without explanation.

by | September 22, 2018 | 16:44

Earlier in the night, Grassley said on Twitter that he had granted an extension to Ford after a 10 p.m. (0200 GMT Saturday) deadline he set to reach a deal with Ford's lawyers had passed. I hope u understand. After saying he wanted senators to take a "little delay" to look into the matter, Trump on Thursday night said of the hearing that it is time to " get on with it ".

by | September 22, 2018 | 15:48

Tuesday when she was stabbed in what police say was "more than likely" a random attack . Martinez lived about two blocks from where she was allegedly killed by Anthony Crawford, 23, who randomly targeted and stabbed her repeatedly, said Police Chief Peter Newsham of the Washington D.C.

by | September 22, 2018 | 15:33

Once there, they repaired and replaced roofs, windows and doors, in addition to sanitizing and removing mold from homes. Led by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson , a cadre of 20 administration officials are meeting with Puerto Rican Gov.

by | September 22, 2018 | 13:31

Iran's Irna news agency says that 10 people were killed and over 20 injured. Paramedics could be seen helping someone in military fatigues lying on the ground. IRGC spokesman Ramezan Sharif said the attackers were affiliated with a terrorist group supported by Saudi Arabia, Press TV said. However, those groups in the past previously have only attacked unguarded oil pipelines at night.

by | September 22, 2018 | 10:45

Earlier on Friday, Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME, who is considered on the fence for Kavanaugh's confirmation vote, said she was "appalled" by Trump's tweet calling Ford's story into question. "This is the same man who has been credibly accused of more than a dozen cases of sexual assault or harassment". "Let her tell her story, under oath, here in Washington ".