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by | April 30, 2019 | 10:30

The army tweeted to its almost six million followers on Monday that it had discovered "mysterious footprints of mythical beast "Yeti" at the Makalu Base Camp [in the Himalayas ]". salutes to the #IndianArmy Moutaineering Expedition Team". But please, you are Indian, dont call Yeti as beast. Tales of a wild hairy beast roaming the Himalayas have captured the imagination of climbers in Nepal since the 1920s, prompting many, including Sir Edmund Hillary, to go looking for the creature.

by | April 30, 2019 | 10:28

The data, available on www. sipri .org, shows that spending by the United States increased for the first time since 2010 and that of China went up for the 24th consecutive year. For America's military, the 4.6 percent growth on 2017 represents the first increase in spending since 2010. "However, due to a one-off government debt repayment of nearly $11.8 billion to Russian arms producers in 2016, spending rose 7.2 percent".

by | April 30, 2019 | 08:56

The 29 334 voters who received approval to vote overseas are required to visit the mission indicated on their application and take with them their South African ID document (either a green barcoded ID, a smart card ID or a valid temporary ID certificate) and their valid passport.

by | April 30, 2019 | 07:53

The animal repeatedly nudged up against the boats, when one crew noticed the beluga was wearing a tight harness. The harness clips read "Equipment St Petersburg". The newspaper says public Russian government records show the defense ministry spent about $25,000 purchasing five bottle-nosed dolphins in 2016 from a sealife center in Moscow.

by | April 30, 2019 | 05:53

Labour has taken a seven-point lead over the Conservatives ahead of the European elections , a new poll has found. Labour agreed a policy at its conference in September that if Parliament voted down the government's deal or talks end in a no-deal Brexit, there should be a general election.

by | April 30, 2019 | 05:30

Navy Cmdr. Clay Doss, a spokesman for the Seventh Fleet, said the mission "demonstrates the USA commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific". The ministry said in a statement that the free passage of the ships on Sunday was part of the US Navy's strategic tasks in the Indo-Pacific region and Taiwan was fully aware of the move.

by | April 30, 2019 | 05:00

Reuters notes that this year's day at the polls on April 17 was the first time the nation merged its parliamentary and national votes with the presidential one, mainly to save money. On 23 April, a circular letter was issued by the country's Health Ministry, prompting health facilities to administer emergency care to the sick election staff while the Finance Ministry works on compensating the families of those who have died.

by | April 30, 2019 | 04:54

Graham, a close confidant of Trump and the chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, promised to work with both the heads of the Senate Intelligence and the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to "harden our infrastructure against Russian Federation or anybody else interfering in 2020".

by | April 30, 2019 | 04:48

But even as Khalilzad nears an agreement with the Taliban, he appears increasingly at odds with Kabul. In a statement on Twitter, Khalilzad said, "Greatly appreciate Imran Khan statement yesterday on Afghanistan". "His appeal for reduction of violence and policy against promoting internal conflict in other nations has potential to positively transform the region and give Pakistan a leading role", he said.

by | April 30, 2019 | 04:39

She wouldn't have left her great-grandchildren alone in the back seat otherwise, she said, even as she helped her sick daughter into a wheelchair outside Atrium Medical Center's emergency room in Middletown, Ohio. "No question. He pulled his sister out of the auto with no concern for his own safety". When Coburn sat down late last week to look over the surveillance footage of the near-kidnapping, Coburn said she still could not believe what she was seeing on film.

by | April 30, 2019 | 04:37

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department said surveillance cameras captured images of a middle-aged man dressed in a blue top and bottom wearing a helmet who entered the building. Akihito, together with Empress Michiko, his wife of 60 years and the first commoner to marry an imperial heir, carved out an active role as a symbol of reconciliation, peace and democracy.

by | April 30, 2019 | 04:12

The crane collapsed near the often-congested intersection of Mercer and Fairview Avenue just north of downtown in the South Lake Union neighborhood shortly before 3:30 p.m., Scoggins said . "We ask that the community join us in praying for Sarah's family and friends during this hard time ". Inslee also said he hoped for a speedy and full recovery for those injured, thanked first responders and urged people to stay clear of the accident scene.

by | April 30, 2019 | 04:08

Hayley Carruthers collapsed and crawled over the finishing line before being carried off at the London Marathon on Sunday. "I started counting my steps and my head was gone, I think I lost sight in one eye", Hayley tells Radio 1 Newsbeat.

by | April 30, 2019 | 03:55

After Mr Mueller failed to reach a conclusion about whether Mr Trump had obstructed the investigation, Mr Barr and Mr Rosenstein stepped in and determined the evidence was not enough to support such an allegation . Over the next two years, with Sessions recused, Mr Rosenstein set the boundaries of Mr Mueller's investigation, approved investigative steps and, in place of the rarely seen special counsel, twice announced criminal indictments from the Justice Department podium against Russians ...

by | April 30, 2019 | 03:53

And the "blue wall" states of Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and MI that unexpectedly tipped to Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election may have supplanted Florida and OH as the nation's premier presidential battlegrounds. The endorsement comes as the former vice president is set to hold his first official campaign event later Monday at a union hall in Pittsburgh where he'll deliver remarks on the middle class.

by | April 30, 2019 | 03:32

Others also called out Ocasio-Cortez's response, including Republican strategist Andrew Surabian, who tweeted: "Weird, because it looks like the day after the Sri Lanka attack occurred you had enough time & tech to send out a tweet promoting your upcoming @netflix documentary.But nothing for hundreds killed in Sri Lanka?" "AOC doesn't even know who her Democrat colleagues in Congress are, how embarrassing".

by | April 30, 2019 | 02:45

The portrait of alleged terrorist Mark Steven Domingo is displayed during a press conference uncovering details of his arrest on charges of preparing terrorist attacks in the Federal Building in Los Angeles, April 29, 2019. There is no ongoing threat to public and no known co-conspirators, Hanna said. According to the affidavit, Domingo purchased three-inch nails because "they would be long enough to penetrate the human body and puncture internal organs".

by | April 30, 2019 | 02:43

Appearing in front of investors and the media, Dennis Muilenburg maintained the system was only one factor in a chain of events that led to the disasters. A preliminary report into the Ethiopian Airlines flight found that the plane nosedived several times before hitting the ground. Boeing has developed and is testing a software update for MCAS.

by | April 30, 2019 | 00:29

Petersburg ' written across it. He said Monday fishermen in Arctic Norway last week reported the tame white cetacean with a tight harness swimming around. "Then they often seek out boats", he added. He said the beluga is "most likely" from the "Russian Navy in Murmansk". The Russian Defense Ministry published a public tender in 2016 to purchase five dolphins for a training program.

by | April 29, 2019 | 22:10

In the 18 minute video, Baghdadi vowed to avenge the group's killed and imprisoned militants, claiming that Daesh* had already carried out 92 operations in eight countries for this goal. The leader of the Islamist group gave his last sermon at the Great Mosque in Mosul , Iraq, in July 2014. Baghdadi's disappearance from view coincided with a number of unconfirmed reports of his death, as the global community rallied to defeat the rise of IS in Syria and Iraq.

by | April 29, 2019 | 22:02

He also said peace in the Korean peninsula would depend entirely on Washington. While Kim assessed the talks as a "very substantive tete-a-tete exchange of views on the issues of mutual interest and pressing issues", Putin described the North Korean leader as "quite an open person".

by | April 29, 2019 | 20:30

North, who gained worldwide notoriety as a key figure in the Iran-Contra arms scandal under President Ronald Reagan, was forced out as president of the influential National Rifle Association by the group's longtime CEO, Wayne LaPierre . The leadership struggle has played out in public view at a time when the NRA - which has long played an outsized role in the gun debate in America - has faced mounting political, regulatory and financial challenges.

by | April 29, 2019 | 20:07

Now 37 percent of Americans favor starting the process that could lead to impeachment, a slight dip over the past month, while 56 percent say they oppose the idea, about the same as a month ago. McGahn, however, understood Trump as saying "Call Rod". On the question of obstruction, the report cited a series of examples in which Trump appeared to seek to interfere with Mueller's investigation, but Mueller said he believed Department of Justice policy that says the president can not be ...

by | April 29, 2019 | 15:55

Spain's third parliamentary election in less than four years has done little to dispel uncertainty over the political future of the eurozone's fourth largest economy. Alternatively, Sanchez could turn to center-right Ciudadanos. Since then, the crisis has continued to cast a pall over Spanish politics. Mr Sanchez called Sunday's ballot after a national budget proposal was rejected in the Lower Chamber by the centre-right-conservative opposition and Catalan separatists pressing for ...

by | April 29, 2019 | 15:38

The Union-Tribune also says that Dahan was hit with shrapnel in the face and leg, and Peretz was shot in the leg as he ushered children in a playroom to safety. San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit said the 19-year-old suspect called police to report the shooting and a California Highway Patrol officer heard it on a police scanner, saw the suspect and pulled him over.