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by | November 14, 2018 | 18:34

Liberman called the PM's Gaza Strip policy "defeatist", charging that "What we are now doing as a country is to buy a short-term quiet at the expense of long-term national security". The latest round of violence began on Sunday, when Israeli special forces were exposed operating inside the Gaza Strip. The Egyptian-brokered truce was announced by Gaza militant groups, including Hamas, on Tuesday.

by | November 14, 2018 | 17:04

Earlier this day, The New York Times revealed that the Saudi intelligence officer, Maher Mutrib, has called one of the Crown Prince's assistants from Istanbul, asking him to inform his boss that the mission had been accomplished. He has gone back and forth between demanding full accountability for the journalist's murder and emphasising the strategic importance of the US-Saudi alliance, going so far as to say any punishment imposed on Riyadh will not include a halt to US arm sales.

by | November 14, 2018 | 15:00

Prime Minister will deliver a keynote address at the FinTech Conference, a part of the 3rd Singapore FinTech Festival. Although calls for a binding rulebook first surfaced in 1995, when China made a move on the Philippines-claimed Mischief Reef, Li's remarks are reportedly the first time that a clear timeframe on finalizing a code has been offered, according to AFP.

by | November 14, 2018 | 07:32

Having just returned from Paris to mark the end of World War I with other world leaders, President Donald Trump on Monday lashed out at US allies, insisting they pay the United States more for military protection and complaining anew about trade deficits.

by | November 14, 2018 | 03:41

It could really happen. Despite this, she could not beat former President Barack Obama in the 2008 election, and so "the more liberal Hillary 3.0 emerged", for the 2016 election. Don't pay much attention to the "I won't run " declarations. Yes, but the Democratic party is shifting even further to the left ... and Clinton appears determined to shift with it in a bid to keep her national prospects alive.

by | November 14, 2018 | 03:22

Bush and meant to cast suspicion on her loyalty. What's different this time around is that the office of First Lady Melania Trump chose to attack a member of the White House staff on the record and in no uncertain terms. A source familiar with Ricardel's White House performance said Ricardel has run afoul of much of the NSC staff and "sort of alienated everyone" except for Bolton, who is now travelling in Asia with Vice-President Mike Pence.

by | November 13, 2018 | 23:34

As Los Angeles fire chief Daryl Osby took the podium, strong gusts swirled smoke, ash and dust through grey skies. It has virtually burned the town of Paradise to the ground and destroyed an estimated 6,700 buildings, most of which were homes.

by | November 13, 2018 | 22:07

However one bag that was not checked, MEE understands, was that of Maher Abdulaziz Mutrib , a member of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's security detail that left Istanbul on an earlier flight with diplomatic immunity. Erdoğan said on Friday that Turkey has given recordings "to Saudi Arabia, to America, to the Germans, the French, to the British, to all of them". Canadian intelligence has heard an audio recording of the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , Prime ...

by | November 13, 2018 | 21:25

Britain will be forced to ramp up its plans for a no-deal Brexit if a deal is not struck this week. "We have made good progress in the negotiations in relation to the Withdrawal Agreement but there are substantial issues still to overcome in relation to the Northern Irish "backstop", that remains the case", May's spokesman said.

by | November 13, 2018 | 21:13

South wind 6 to 11 miles per hour becoming light and variable. In November, it's much more hard to get snow all the way to the coastline, but it's certainly not impossible. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Be sure to grab a coat out-the-door, as wind chills are now in the 20's and the breeze continues from the northwest.

by | November 13, 2018 | 21:08

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrote on Twitter that the administration would "never tolerate" such behavior from a reporter, and that it had therefore revoked Acosta's press accreditation. Acosta sat down then stood up and interrupted another reporter. The New York-based Knight First Amendment Institute, which sued Trump and his communications team after the president blocked several people critical of his policies, called CNN's lawsuit "entirely justified".

by | November 13, 2018 | 19:31

Discussing the dangers of cyber-hacking, political meddling and the US decision to withdraw from a missile treaty, Macron said Europe needed to protect itself against " China , Russia and even the United States". "It was an erroneous press report", Araud tweeted. He followed soon after with a second caustic tweet in which he accused France of engaging in unfair trade practices with regard to imports and exports of French and United States wine.

by | November 13, 2018 | 19:23

Trump, speaking before his departure to Paris, said that he hasn't decided how long Acosta will be banned from the White House, and threatened to revoke the credentials of other reporters next. But she is very nasty and she shouldn't be. "You may be ahead of me", Stelter replied. "The president of the United States should not be in the business of arbitrarily picking the men and women who cover him", Knox said.

by | November 13, 2018 | 15:00

He said they deserved protecting from "old demons [that] are resurfacing, resurfacing, ready to finish off their work of chaos and death". "Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism". "The conversation with President Putin was good and businesslike". The US leader's criticism came after Macron spoke about the need for a European army and listed the US along with Russian Federation and China as a threat to European security.

by | November 13, 2018 | 13:27

With Florida in a recount and MS, the current U.S. Senate makeup for the next Congress stands at 51 Republicans to 48 Democrats. The three-term congresswoman won after a slow vote count that dragged on for almost a week after voters went to the polls on November 6.

by | November 13, 2018 | 12:01

Meanwhile, crews continued searching for bodies in the smoldering ruins, as almost 230 people remain unaccounted for. In northern California, where more than 6,700 buildings have been destroyed in the blaze that obliterated Paradise , firefighters contended with wind gusts up to 64km an hour overnight, the fire jumping 91 metres across Lake Oroville.

by | November 13, 2018 | 09:32

Though the cause of his death is still not known, TMZ says "an ambulance rushed to Lee's Hollywood Hills home early Monday morning and he was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center". Apart from creating our favourite comics, he was also for his cameos in each Marvel movie, beginning with his portrayal of a hot dog vendor in 2000's "X-Men".

by | November 13, 2018 | 04:57

Osby said the challenges presented by climate change are clear across California . Cyrus expressed gratitude for firefighters and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, and encouraged her followers to donate to a half-dozen fire aid and disaster relief organisations.

by | November 13, 2018 | 04:13

A new round of hostilities triggered by a botched Israeli covert operation into the Gaza Strip pushed the territory's fragile security situation to the brink today. Late on Sunday, Palestinians fired 17 rockets into southern Israel in response to the Israeli incursion and air strikes, which Hamas said were meant to cover the retreat of a auto used by the Israeli troops.

by | November 12, 2018 | 23:47

This is the biggest shipment of South Korean goods to North Korea since 2010, when inter-Korean relations entered a new ice age following North Korea's attack on a South Korean warship in March that year, killing 46 sailors. North Korea is calling on the U.S. to ease sanctions before it takes further denuclearisation steps, while the United States is making clear that it will continue to impose economic sanctions on the North until it completely denuclearises despite ongoing engagement ...

by | November 12, 2018 | 21:54

Lightening the mood, he told six veterans he said were in attendance: 'You look like you're in really good shape, all of you. On Sunday, Trump attended a scheduled event honoring American war dead at a different US cemetery just outside of Paris .

by | November 12, 2018 | 19:11

In Malibu, mandatory evacuations were ordered for the entire city of about 12,000 people that's known for celebrity beachside homes. A quarter of a million people have been forced from their homes statewide as the Camp Fire in the north and two other major fires - Woolsey and Hill - in Southern California burned this weekend.

by | November 12, 2018 | 18:12

Trump later Sunday was to visit the Suresnes American Cemetery and Memorial in the suburbs of Paris , where he will deliver Veterans Day remarks before returning to Washington. Donald Trump was heavily criticised on Saturday after he cancelled a planned visit to honour United States soldiers killed in the conflict, apparently because rain had grounded his helicopter.

by | November 12, 2018 | 17:51

The shakeup at the Department of Justice led to calls for Whitaker's recusal of the Mueller investigation, due to past statements from Whitaker about the validity of the investigation. Definitely what an innocent president who isn't obstructing justice would say in that situation. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad were among those who thought "very highly" of Whitaker.

by | November 12, 2018 | 17:18

Ashton added that the suspect, who has not yet been publicly named, was known to counter-terrorism officials. A video of the attack, which has gone viral, shows a man attacking the police with a knife, moments after the vehicle exploded in flames.