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by | January 07, 2019 | 09:42

And from past year mothers in Saudi Arabia can retain custody of their children after divorce without filing lawsuits. The government move comes as part of social and economic reforms known as Vision 2030 being promoted by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman .

by | January 07, 2019 | 05:57

An attempt to humiliate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the day she was sworn in as the youngest ever US Congresswoman has backfired, prompting a huge outpouring of support for her. Some clearly thought that the video would damage her reputation. "And so for me, what's unrealistic is what we're living in right now", she said.

by | January 06, 2019 | 23:42

Our work against [al-Qaida] continues. It was reported on Friday that USA defence officials were trying to confirm reports an airstrike had killed Badawi in war-torn Yemen. News of the deal put a strain on relations between Yemen and the U.S., where Badawi had been indicted by a federal grand jury on murder and terrorism charges and the State Department had offered a US$5 million bounty for his capture.

by | January 06, 2019 | 22:49

The federal agency tasked with guaranteeing U.S. airport security acknowledged an increase in the number of its employees calling off work during the partial government shutdown . Said Trump, "I hope it doesn't go on even beyond a few more days". "I have never had so much support as I have in the last week over my stance for border security ...

by | January 06, 2019 | 22:14

Sweeney said it has been an honour to serve alongside his colleagues. Sweeney retired as a rear admiral in 2014. After that, he reported to the staff of Commander, Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group as the surface operations officer and then operations officer, and deployed to the Mediterranean Sea in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

by | January 06, 2019 | 21:43

Legislators allowed the freeze to lapse when they failed to pass the bills funding several government agencies, and the cap is set to expire this Saturday. Pence said ahead of the meeting. But that legislation is said to be dead on arrival in the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he will not vote on a Bill the president will not sign.

by | January 06, 2019 | 21:45

Meanwhile, Hacienda Healthcare administrators say they are reviewing their processes and protocol, and making sure every resident is safe and properly cared for. "We will continue to work to ensure the safety of all our member", according to the release obtained by the local outlet. Police in Phoenix said "the matter is now under investigation " but have released no further details of the case.

by | January 06, 2019 | 21:29

Comments from Brazil's new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that he would be open to the United States operating a military base on Brazilian soil have not been well received by the country's armed forces, a senior army officer told Reuters on Saturday.

by | January 06, 2019 | 21:27

Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham airports in North Carolina had a 10 percent increase in absences according to union president Mac Johnson, and numbers across the country were predicted to get worse when employees notice the difference on payday.

by | January 06, 2019 | 21:08

The palace statement said the king, who took the throne in December 2016, was grateful for the opportunity given to him by the Council of Rulers and thanked the prime minister and government for their cooperation during his rule. Oxford-educated Muhammad V had taken a two-month leave of absence in November and was due back in office on January 1, but questions arose last week over whether he had returned.

by | January 06, 2019 | 20:23

By focusing on China as opposed to operations in Syria or Afghanistan, Shanahan is possibly seeking an issue where Trump's views more closely reflect those espoused by the Pentagon's National Defense Strategy. border. At a White House cabinet meeting Wednesday, Trump criticized Mattis' handling of the Afghanistan war, which he said was "not too good" despite additional funding and manpower commitments.

by | January 06, 2019 | 16:43

Trump's references to the approaching presidential election reflect the growing Democratic field to vie for the presidency in 2020. He then left without taking any questions. He said he would wait "as long as it takes" to get the $5.6bn he has demanded. Polls show a majority of Americans oppose the border wall, although Republicans strongly support it.

by | January 06, 2019 | 15:50

Sammy Wilson, the party's Brexit spokesman, has said there is no way in which his party can support the prime minister's Brexit deal . In a speech outlining Britain's global role after Brexit, Hunt said his country would remain an influential global player independent of the European Union , even as he warned that failure to reach a deal would "cause disruption that could last some time ".

by | January 06, 2019 | 15:43

The two other injured victims sought their own medical care. Graphic cellphone footage filmed inside the bowling alley after the shooting showed police providing aid to a man who appeared to have been shot and was lying on the stairs of the bowling alley.

by | January 06, 2019 | 14:09

Elizabeth Warren took the first major step toward launching a widely anticipated campaign for the presidency, hoping her reputation as a populist fighter can help her navigate a Democratic field that could include almost two dozen candidates.

by | January 06, 2019 | 14:07

Interested in Jazmine Barnes? The victim's mother and three sisters were also in the vehicle during the shooting but were not hurt. During the conference, Washington took the opportunity to recount the events that took place on Sunday, telling reporters that the suspect had first pulled up to her car's passenger side before suddenly switching lanes and discharging his firearm on the driver side.

by | January 06, 2019 | 09:07

Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople granted independence to the Orthodox church in Ukraine on Saturday, formally separating it from Moscow for the first time since the 17th century. Vladimir Legoida, a spokesman for the Moscow church, denounced the decree as "a document that is the result of irrepressible political and personal ambitions".

by | January 06, 2019 | 06:49

PM Khan will also address a business forum and hold several meetings with Turkish businessmen and potential investors during his stay in Ankara. About the Afghan issue, the prime minister said people of Afghanistan were suffering for more than three decades and it was time that the worldwide community, and anyone who could help in bringing peace to the war torn country, should come forward.

by | January 06, 2019 | 05:16

Tropical Storm Pabuk barrelled across the Gulf of Thailand on Friday but spared world famous beach resorts major damage. Samui Airport in Surat Thani was packed with tourists trying to flee the storm last night. In the hardest-hit province of Nakhon Si Thammarat, about 800 kilometres (480 miles) south of Bangkok , 32 electric poles were felled, transformers exploded and communications lines were down in some districts, according to the department.

by | January 06, 2019 | 04:02

Trump, who last month called himself "Tariff Man", has said he wants a deal but that he would impose more tariffs if China failed to cede on key USA demands. United States officials will travel to Beijing for talks on Monday and Tuesday next week, with China's Ministry of Commerce saying it hopes the talks will be "positive and constructive".

by | January 06, 2019 | 03:04

Whether impeachment proceedings will actually take place is a question perhaps best left to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Jerrold Nadler of NY, the incoming chairman of the House Judiciary Committee. A longtime critic of the Republican leader, she was once arrested for heckling the then-candidate during his White House run. Far-left Democrats like Rep.

by | January 05, 2019 | 22:13

Vice President Mike Pence committed to doing so. The guidance issued Friday night by Margaret Weichert, the acting director of the Office of Personnel Management, stated that the 2018 pay freeze for certain political officials would be "generally applicable in applying the pay freeze in 2019".

by | January 05, 2019 | 21:56

On Twitter, hometown National Football League wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins pledged to help pay for Barnes' funeral and said he'll dedicate Saturday's playoff game in her honor. Hopkins said he will donate his $29,000 playoff check to help pay for funeral costs and said he would join in the effort to bring Barnes' killer to justice.

by | January 05, 2019 | 19:57

Extensions for up to six months are routinely granted if a judge is convinced that it serves the public interest . Mueller, 74, took over the federal government's probe into alleged collusion between President Trump's campaign and Russian officials in May 2017.

by | January 05, 2019 | 18:47

While the documents contain personal information, such as credit card numbers and private conversations, no politically scandalous documents have surfaced from the leak. "No one has pointed a finger so far, but it's certainly curious that all political parties have been targeted except for the AFD , which is known to be soft on Russian Federation".