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by | December 29, 2018 | 07:13

Arriaga's brother, 25-year-old Adrian Virgen , and co-worker, 32-year-old Erik Razo Quiroz , were also arrested. As a SWAT team prepared to raid the house, Perez Arriaga came out with his hands up and surrendered. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Arriaga's arrest on Twitter on Friday afternoon. "It's unfortunate, and I've said it's going to happen, and I hate that I'm right!" he concluded.

by | December 28, 2018 | 22:08

But the president's Friday morning tweets contained a veiled message to the incoming speaker with whom he is set to do battle until Election Day in 2020: "Either we build (finish) the Wall or we close the Border". "They left town", he said of the Democrats during an appearance on "Fox & Friends". If he chose the latter, putting his personal stamp on the shutdown, Congress might then move to override his veto, but that would take a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House, a ...

by | December 28, 2018 | 20:28

The search-and-rescue operation was suspended on December 22 after water pumped out of the mine did not lead to a drop in the water level. Indian Air Force spokesperson Ratnakar Singh said the National Disaster Management Authority has requested the IAF to airlift rescuers from Bhubaneswar to either Guwahati or Shillong airport on Friday.

by | December 28, 2018 | 15:29

A nine-car South Korean train carrying around 100 officials, lawmakers and members of families separated by the 1950-53 war on the peninsula, took a two-hour journey from Seoul to the North Korean town of Kaesong to be greeted by officials from Pyongyang.

by | December 28, 2018 | 13:46

When it comes to the women, First Lady Melania Trump is sitting at number four, behind Ms Clinton who dropped to third place. Obama, who previously finished second to Clinton three times, was chosen by 15 percent of those surveyed, three times as much as second-place finisher Oprah Winfrey , who was named by 5 percent.

by | December 28, 2018 | 13:21

He landed the next day at the Al Asad air base, where military personnel greeted him at a hall decorated for Christmas. The President and First Lady were seen shaking hands with the soldiers, who were wearing full battle gear and night vision goggles.

by | December 28, 2018 | 11:42

LaGuardia Airport suffered power outages and all outgoing flights were temporarily suspended, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said. They said a fire that broke out at the facility Thursday night is under control and no injuries have been reported.

by | December 28, 2018 | 11:29

Huawei has become the second largest global smartphone maker and a leader in 5G networks, despite limited access to the United States market. Asked about the case and whether it would add to tensions between China and Canada , Ms Hua said she did not have a grasp of the situation, but added: "The Chinese side has repeatedly made clear China's solemn and just stand".

by | December 28, 2018 | 07:22

Power was restored to the airport within an hour of the explosion, however some flights were rerouted from LaGuardia. Shortly after the explosion, the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey closed La Guardia Airport for "airport inspection", the FAA said in an advisory posted to its website.

by | December 27, 2018 | 22:26

A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on December 13, 2017, shows Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz (R) and Saudi Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman (L) arriving for the opening of the shura council ordinary session in Riyadh .

by | December 27, 2018 | 19:30

The fate of Mattis had been under intense scrutiny since Trump announced on Wednesday that he was withdrawing United States troops from Syria , despite opposition from U.S. Discussing the USA role in Syria this month, he had told journalists that " it would be reckless if we were just to say, 'Well, the physical caliphate is defeated, so we can just leave now '".

by | December 27, 2018 | 19:01

Roughly 44,000 U.S. Coast Guard employees are considered essential, and will report to work this week without pay, with another 6,000 furloughed. In a nod to the political stakes he has been facing, Mr Trump said he wants the wall by "election time" in 2020.

by | December 27, 2018 | 18:48

The demonstrations, which come amid acute cash shortages and inflation of nearly 70 percent, represent one of the most serious challenges to al-Bashir, 74, since he took power in an Islamist-supported military coup in 1989. "They are protesting because there is an overall failure of the whole system", she told Al Jazeera. The demonstrations follow a year of mounting economic woes in Sudan, where the cost of some commodities has more than doubled.

by | December 27, 2018 | 17:56

High Commissioner for Human Rights. The statement says the photographs with Mary Robinson, former United Nations high commissioner for human rights and former president of Ireland, were taken on 15 December. In the video , Sheikha Latifa complained of restricted movement and said she sought freedom for herself and her older sister Sheikha Shamsa, who reportedly tried to escape the family's United Kingdom estate in 2000 but was found and brought back to the UAE.

by | December 27, 2018 | 17:45

However, Trump asked her, "Because at 7, it's marginal, right?" "Because at 7, it's marginal, right?" the president pressed. The president casting doubt on a girl's belief in Santa Claus caused quite the stir on social media Christmas Day, but everything was apparently relatively normal in the Lloyd household.

by | December 27, 2018 | 17:15

Countries all over the world are beginning to rework their marijuana laws. The resolution was adopted by a 166-0 vote, with 13 members abstaining. In an apparent response to news of Thailand's impending medical marijuana vote, Singapore's government issued a stern warning earlier this year that it would duly punish any citizen or permanent resident found to have consumed marijuana overseas.

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:56

Family members at the home told investigators the young girl had gone to live with her mother, but gave conflicting information, the sheriff's office statement said . The Effingham County Sheriff's Office received a tip about the missing girl on December 20, which led investigators to interrogate all adults in the home - and find two bodies buried in a wooded area on Thursday.

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:52

They travelled there unannounced "late on Christmas night" to thank troops for "their service, their success and their sacrifice", it said . Iraqi political and militia leaders condemned his visit as a violation of Iraq's sovereignty, and lawmakers said a meeting between Trump and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi was canceled due to a disagreement over venue.

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:18

Russian border patrol boats fired on, boarded and seized the three Ukrainian vessels, along with 24 sailors, in November off the coast of Crimea. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Ukrainians celebrating Christmas according to the Gregorian calendar.

by | December 27, 2018 | 15:59

The snow will become lighter Friday and taper off west to east. The Twin Cities is predicted to see between 1 to 3 inches of snow by Wednesday afternoon. Colder weather returns over the weekend with temperatures topping out in the low-20s on Saturday to around 30 on Sunday with some sun. Passengers flying United Airlines on December 26 and 27 will be able to reschedule flights through December 30.

by | December 27, 2018 | 15:57

Sherfane Darwish, a spokesman for the Manbij Military Council - a faction affiliated to the Kurdish-Arab Syrian Democratic Forces - has said his forces are on a "state of alert" due to military movements by Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies.

by | December 27, 2018 | 15:18

Earlier in the day, al-Bashir began a visit to Gezira State in central Sudan to inaugurate a number of development projects. A wave of unrest has rocked Sudan since Wednesday after the government hiked the price of a loaf of bread from one Sudanese pound to three (from about two to six USA cents).

by | December 27, 2018 | 14:02

Etna has been particularly active since July. A new fissure formed on Mount Etna on Monday, spewing lava and an impressive ash plume by Christmas Eve, according to Reuters . It was the "first lateral eruption for more than ten years, but it does not seem to be unsafe", said Behncke. Flights were restricted to just four landings an hour at the nearby airport at Catania because of poor visibility.

by | December 27, 2018 | 13:42

Katie Pavlich noted the importance of Trump remarking that he has "no plans at all" to remove any of the 5,000 USA troops from that country. Left-wing Salon.com, for example, reported initially that Trump had failed to visit the troops during Christmastime, then changed its story and headline, but retained the anti-Trump spin.

by | December 27, 2018 | 12:41

The academy are "praying" for Mr Hough and his family, according to a message posted on Twitter. According to the Miami Herald , when ship crew members noticed Hough hadn't shown up for work, they reviewed security camera footage and saw the 20-year-old enter an area on Deck 5 around 4 a.m.