Global

by | October 30, 2018 | 01:00

She also said that she would not seek to be reelected as CDU leader - a post she's held since 2000 - at the party congress in December and that she would not handpick her successor as party leader. Most of all, she remains the chancellor for a while longer. The mass arrivals are credited with fuelling the rise of the far-right, but Merkel has resisted calls to steer the CDU further rightward in response.

by | October 29, 2018 | 23:26

Alexander Golts, a defense analyst in Moscow, says Russian Federation has been trying to have it both ways, violating the treaty with its own secret missile deployments while still wanting to retain the INF agreement. allies would refuse to be what he called launchpads for American missiles which Trump has spoken of developing. "Preserving this agreement is the sine qua non condition to continuing to advance the cause of reducing nuclear weapons", the Russian diplomat said, and he called on ...

by | October 29, 2018 | 22:53

Born in 1955 to a Catholic family with Italian roots, Mr Bolsonaro served as a paratrooper in the military before starting his political career in 1988 as a Rio de Janeiro city councillor. Guedes is keen to privatize an array of state enterprises, including units of oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) and power utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (Eletrobras).

by | October 29, 2018 | 21:01

The news comes five days after a pipe bomb was mailed to CNN's NY headquarters. For the third time in a week, a suspicious package has been addressed to CNN. 'All mail, at all CNN domestic bureaus, is being screened at off-site facilities'. The package appears identical to the other packages authorities say were sent by pipe bomb suspect Cesar Sayoc, who was arrested on Friday.

by | October 29, 2018 | 21:02

Officers recovered the weapon used in the incident, officials said . Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Superintendent Clayton Wilcox told WSOC-TV that the student who fired the gun was angry with another student, leading to the shooting. However, many parents ignored the command and dozens were standing at the school's front doors when students began leaving the building shortly after 9 a.m.

by | October 29, 2018 | 18:58

Robert Bowers is seen in his Department of Motor Vehicles ID photo. "He called my wife to get my phone number in the hospital so he could talk to me", Snider said. Ninety-year-old E. Joseph Charny was worshipping in a room with a half-dozen other congregants when he saw a man appear in the doorway and heard shots ring out, he told The Washington Post .

by | October 29, 2018 | 18:40

The bodies of Tala Farea, 16, and Rotana Farea, 22, were found on rocks near the river off Riverside Park Monday afternoon, said police. Rotana Farea, 22, and sister Tala, 16, went missing from their home in Fairfax, Viginia, before they were found dead more than 240 mils away in what the NYPD believe could be a suicide pact.

by | October 29, 2018 | 18:27

For years, Merkel insisted that the chancellor should also be party leader, but it's thought that the move could allow her successor time to build up their profile ahead of a national election , the Guardian reported. But the woman dubbed the "eternal chancellor" may not get to choose her own timetable - and her departure could be hastened if her junior coalition partner brings down the government before 2021.

by | October 29, 2018 | 17:19

Khashoggi was a contributing Washington Post columnist who was visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul to obtain marriage documents. Khashoggi had been an outspoken critic of the crown prince, the de facto Saudi ruler. Saudi Arabia has sought to draw a line under the crisis with the investigation, but a string of gruesome details about the murder have continued to appear in the Turkish media.

by | October 29, 2018 | 17:15

Modi, who arrived in Yamanashi last evening to attend the 13th India-Japan annual summit, has said that his meeting with Abe will add new vigour to the strong friendship between the two countries. Concerns about China's expanding influence on the regional economy and US trade policy are also bringing Japan and India closer in their economic ties.

by | October 29, 2018 | 15:33

Independent Election Commission deputy spokesman Aziz Ibrahimi says voting began at 7 a.m. Saturday at 1,113 polling stations to elect 11 parliamentarians from a slate of 111 candidates. "We want to vote and will do so even at the risk of our lives", has insured with the AFP Samiullah, an elector of the city of Kandahar. The absence of judges, voters list, biometric terminals (which are taxed at the last minute) or staff knowing the handle had resulted in long queues across the country ...

by | October 29, 2018 | 14:19

The pipe bombs were packed with shards of glass and were intercepted. U.S. Secret Service officials discovered two explosive devices meant to target the Obamas and Clintons between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. "We will spare no resources or expense in this effort". "Our building in NY has been evacuated because the NYPD is now investigating a suspicious package", CNN's Shimon Prokupecz said on air from Washington , D.C.

by | October 29, 2018 | 14:21

The packages stoked nationwide tensions and fears two weeks before major congressional midterm elections. Fox Business host Lou Dobbs , a prominent Trump sympathizer, called the bombs "fake" in a now-deleted tweet. The officials said the CNN bomb was crude but operational and was addressed to former CIA Director John Brennan , a CNN contributor. Fortunately, the bomb never went off and was detonated by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

by | October 29, 2018 | 14:10

Merkel, 64, had previously indicated that she planned to seek another two-year term as leader of her Christian Democratic Union at a December party congress, but appeared to be moving quickly to acknowledge pressure for renewal as her fourth-term government struggles to gain traction.

by | October 29, 2018 | 13:30

Vanessa Ressler was taken aback Sunday when her 8-year-old daughter Micah asked her a very hard question - "Mommy, could that happen here?" Federal officials said Sunday that 46-year-old suspect Robert Bowers - arrested at the synagogue after a firefight with police - faces 29 federal charges, many carrying the death penalty.

by | October 29, 2018 | 05:34

They will then head out to the Abel Tasman National Park, a wilderness reserve at the northern end of New Zealand's South Island known for its natural beauty and fur seal colonies. Furthermore, her empowering message on suffrage was delivered at the Government House reception while standing in front of a Queen Elizabeth II portrait.

by | October 29, 2018 | 03:39

It is not clear whether Putin has accepted the White House's invitation, which came when Bolton visited the Kremlin earlier this week. Mr Putin and Mr Trump held a summit in Helsinki in July amid sharp differences over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S.

by | October 29, 2018 | 01:03

Migrants shouted "Gracias!" but "No, we're heading north!" "Rows of police impeded the migrants' path, prompting several hours of negotiations between police commanders, immigration officials and caravan representatives", the AZ Central said .

by | October 29, 2018 | 00:05

That might be a new record time for the DNC. Gillum would be Florida's first black governor, and it would be the first Democratic election victory for the office since 1994. The message read , "Mike Miller and the crew have tickets for us for " Hamilton " tonight at 8 p.m.", and Gillum responded , "Awesome news about 'Hamilton '".

by | October 28, 2018 | 20:52

Queen Elizabeth is said to have gotten especially close to Whisper in the two years since she adopted him, with the corgi following her from room to room in Buckingham Palace. However taking the dog in went against everything Her Majesty said in 2016, when she revealed she was afraid to adopt any more dogs in case she tripped over them.

by | October 28, 2018 | 20:15

A spokesman from Leicestershire Police said: "The aircraft came down in a auto park near the stadium shortly after 8.30pm, with Leicestershire Police, East Midlands Ambulance Service and Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service all responding to the incident".

by | October 28, 2018 | 19:37

Officers swiftly covered the van in a blue tarpaulin. Investigators are homing in on a postal facility in Opa-locka, Florida , where they believe some of the packages originated, another official said. FBI Director Christopher Wray says the pipe bombs were "not hoax devices". The package sent to CNN was discovered at a mail facility in Manhattan.

by | October 28, 2018 | 18:13

ABC News reports investigators believe some of the suspicious packages went through a mail facility there, and all of them funneled through the US Postal Service. They were working to determine for sure. The chief of police in NY said he is "certain" that the perpetrators would be identified and arrested, but, as his colleague in the FBI, he refused to disclose any information that could be harmful to the investigation.

by | October 28, 2018 | 14:59

Mr Sayoc has been charged with five federal felonies, including interstate transportation and illegal mailing of explosives, threatening a former president, making threatening interstate communications and assaulting federal officers. None of them detonated, but investigators said they could have been risky "if subjected to the right combination of heat or shock or friction". "[DNA] has been helping law enforcement in a tremendous way", former NY anti-terror task force co-chair Robert Strang ...

by | October 28, 2018 | 12:59

Their marathon trip has also seen them visit Fiji and Tonga . Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are nearly through with their royal tour , as they departed Australia on Sunday, boarding a plane at Sydney Airport headed for New Zealand .