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by | December 19, 2018 | 20:17

At the time, Mrs Mugabe painted herself as the victim of the incident and accused Ms Engels of being "intoxicated and unhinged" and attacking her with a knife. "We are following the Interpol processes", said South African police Brig. The model wrote on Twitter the former first lady " split my head open in 3 places.

by | December 19, 2018 | 19:48

His comments came a day after Australia said it was recognizing West Jerusalem - meaning the areas of the city held by Israel before June 1967 - as the capital while maintaining support of Palestinian claims in East Jerusalem. "Jerusalem has always been under Palestine, so why are they taking the initiative to divide Jerusalem". "To our regret, within this positive news they made a mistake", Hanegbi told reporters outside the Cabinet room.

by | December 19, 2018 | 19:45

It was unclear how soon a decision detailing any withdrawal plans might be announced. The SDF have been the main U.S. partners on the ground in Syria in the fight against IS, but the alliance has infuriated North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey which sees the SDF - which is heavily dominated by the pro-Kurdish People's Protection Units ( YPG ) - as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has fought a decades-long guerilla war with the Turkish state.

by | December 19, 2018 | 19:24

UNIFIL said two tunnels cross the so-called Blue Line that demarcates the border between Israel and Lebanon . The Lebanese Armed Forces, he said, will conduct patrols and "deal with any flaw in the implementation of resolution 1701 from the Lebanese side" but that the United Nations "must shoulder its responsibilities in facing the daily violations by Israel of Lebanese airspace and territorial waters".

by | December 19, 2018 | 19:12

Turkey already occupies nearly all of the northwestern portion of Syria near its border, including the Kurdish region of Afrin , turning the zone into an effectively Turkish province by appointing teachers, imams, and local administrators, running other local affairs, and resettling Arabs in Kurdish towns and villages.

by | December 19, 2018 | 17:40

Vice President Mike Pence outlined the plan during his visit to the Kennedy Space Center on Tuesday. Pence addressed members of the Air Force's 45th Space Wing . Two defense officials told CNN that the Pentagon is nearing completion of a draft proposal for a Space Force that would sit under the Air Force, but have numerous trappings of a separate service, resembling the Marine Corps' relationship to the Department of the Navy.

by | December 19, 2018 | 15:43

It will take effect 90 days after it is published in the Federal Register , which is expected to happen Friday. CNN first reported in November that the Justice Department was preparing to release new rules that would outlaw the gun attachments, citing officials familiar with the proposal.

by | December 19, 2018 | 10:41

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud during the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Dec. The president instead has touted Saudi arms deals worth billions of dollars and has thanked the Riyadh for lower oil prices . "The Kingdom has also steadfastly stood by the United States of America in confronting Iran's malign activities, which it spreads through its allies and proxies to destabilise the ...

by | December 19, 2018 | 08:01

A Christmas government shutdown looks less likely now that the White House has backed off from President Trump's demand of at least $5 billion for border wall funding in the homeland security appropriations bill. If the standoff is not resolved, parts of the government will shut down at midnight on Friday. We're going to do whatever is necessary to build the border wall to stop this ongoing crisis of illegal immigration.

by | December 18, 2018 | 23:13

Zinke's planned departure will see him leave office before the newly Democratic-controlled House of Representatives is seated, meaning he will avoid the threat of legislative investigation come January. His exit will be the latest in a series of high-profile departures from Trump's administration. After removing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Trump took a month before ousting his chief of staff, John Kelly with no successor in place.

by | December 18, 2018 | 21:23

An individual was seen on the tracks, and the oncoming rain that struck the officers was traveling between 60 miles per hour and 70 miles per hour, Police Supt. An officer on the scene said this was not an intentional act, but wouldn't give out any more information. CTA buses were brought to the area around 9 p.m.to take passengers from the train.

by | December 18, 2018 | 20:57

A New York State Supreme Court judge allowed the case to move forward last month after a motion from the foundation to have it dismissed. US President Donald Trump's charitable foundation has reached a deal to dissolve while Trump fights allegations he misused its funds.

by | December 18, 2018 | 19:44

The data in the reports "demonstrates how aggressively Russian Federation sought to divide Americans by race, religion and ideology, and how the IRA actively worked to erode trust in our democratic institutions", said the committee's Republican chairman, Richard Burr.

by | December 18, 2018 | 18:17

Ghani has formed a team to negotiate peace with the Taliban but the movement once again rebuffed the opening on Monday, saying that some media reports suggesting the two sides would meet were "mere propaganda". officials as diplomatic moves toward agreeing to the basis for talks to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan continue. Afghanistan's National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib was among the Afghan government representatives in the UAE, a senior Afghan government official told The ...

by | December 18, 2018 | 17:05

Ukrainian Orthodox Christian priests selected a 39-year-old bishop to lead their newly independent church, cementing a split from the previous Russian hierarchy in a step that's further straining relations between the two former allies. Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios on Thursday criticized as "unacceptable" a decision by the Russian Orthodox Church to sever eucharistic communication with the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.

by | December 18, 2018 | 16:33

In this undated photo released by the North Korean government on November 16, 2018, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un listens to a military official as he inspects a weapon testing at the Academy of National Defense Science, North Korea. leader facing criticism over the planned talks since North Korea has taken few concrete steps to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

by | December 18, 2018 | 10:08

Media reports said the incident may have involved gas tanks, but Sapporo police and fire officials investigating the blast said it was too early to pinpoint the cause, according to Reuters. Police have now sealed off the area amid fears of another blast. Local residents likened the sudden explosion to an natural disaster, a thunderbolt and a missile strike, while passers-by continued to report a lingering pungent gas smell.

by | December 18, 2018 | 06:28

Alptekin is also charged with making false statements. The indictment notes that Kian was vice chairman of Flynn's business group, the Flynn Intel Group. On Aug. 10, 2016, Alptekin wrote to Rafiekian that he met with the Turkish official to explain their proposed approach to securing Gulen's extradition.

by | December 18, 2018 | 06:24

Comey sat down with lawmakers from both parties for another six-hour interview earlier this month, where Republicans quizzed him everything from the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email case to his knowledge about Christopher Steele and the FBI's use of the dossier on Trump and Russian Federation as part of its Russian Federation probe.

by | December 18, 2018 | 04:39

She pointed to Trump's tweet this weekend calling Michael Cohen , who has implicated the president in a campaign finance crime, a "rat". Fox News contributor and former chief assistant USA attorney Andrew McCarthy told Trump via Twitter that he might want to pick a different word.

by | December 17, 2018 | 22:01

In contrast, in the first 11 months of this year, China produced 25.3 million cars, down 2.6% from the same period last year, industry figures showed. Beijing raised tariffs on American-made cars and auto parts this summer by 25 per cent in retaliation for U.S. tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods.

by | December 17, 2018 | 21:43

We have a chance, working with the Democrats, to deliver great HealthCare! President Donald Trump on Monday suggested that the Supreme Court should affirm a ruling by a federal judge in Texas that the entire Affordable Care Act is invalid , writing on Twitter that doing so "will lead to GREAT HealthCare results for Americans!" While Friday's decision by U.S.

by | December 17, 2018 | 20:32

Reacting to the verdict, the Shiromani Akali Dal attacked the Congress . Anti-Sikh riots break out, particularly in Delhi . The Delhi High Court on Monday convicted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for conspiracy to commit murder in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentenced him to imprisonment for life.

by | December 17, 2018 | 19:43

Anytime you hear a Democrat saying that you can have good Boarder Security without a Wall, write them off as just another politician following the party line. "He got away with so much, for so long, that he came to believe he was untouchable and invincible", explained Tony Schwartz, the ghost writer for Trump's "The Art of the Deal".

by | December 17, 2018 | 19:36

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Monday (Dec 17) warn MPs against supporting a second Brexit referendum, as calls mount for a public vote to break the political impasse over the deal she struck with the EU. Now a group of ministers led by David Lidington , Mrs May's de facto deputy, and Philip Hammond , the Chancellor, are said to be pushing for a softer Norway-style Brexit or, failing that, a second vote which would include on the ballot paper the option.