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by | February 15, 2019 | 12:29

As Iran marks its 40 year of revolution this month, hundreds and thousands of Iranians marched on February 11, and some burnt USA flags to mark the anniversary with crowds chanting " Death to America ". Trump has used those claims as basis to re-impose a series of tough sanctions against Iran, while pledging an global pressure campaign that would force Tehran to renegotiate a deal that would address his demands.

by | February 15, 2019 | 12:20

Shamima Begum was tracked down by The Times to a refugee camp in northern Syria where she is now 19-years-old, the bride of an Islamic State fighter, nine months pregnant and has had two infant children who are dead. However, she added, "I don't regret coming here". Her case raises broader questions about how to deal with the possible influx of Britons who might want to return following the territorial defeat of the caliphate.

by | February 15, 2019 | 12:01

Reyes was found dead on February 5 inside a suitcase along a Greenwich , Connecticut , road with her hands and feet bound. I kept praying that she would tell me, she would give me hints, a name or something ... Instead of calling 911, he said he put packing tape over Reyes' mouth, bound her hands and legs and shoved her in a suitcase, which he dumped in Greenwich .

by | February 15, 2019 | 10:28

CRPF Director General Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar told the ANI news agency that there were around 2,500 personnel in the convoy when the attack took place. Around 40 CRPF personnel were killed after a suicide bomber rammed a auto laden with explosives into a bus carrying Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel on Thursday.

by | February 14, 2019 | 11:57

It was a chance to lay out his vision for leading the world's fifth largest economy, a state that is home to some one in eight Americans. But the only time the governor mentioned Trump's name was to praise him. Newsom did not, however, cancel a portion of this rail line that will stretch from Bakersfield to Merced and is already under construction. "The people of the Central Valley endure the worst air pollution in America and have some of the longest commutes ".

by | February 14, 2019 | 11:45

As the Warsaw conference began today, Omani Foreign Minister Yousef Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah met with Netanyahu. According to Netanyahu, the focus of Wednesday's Mideast conference in Warsaw will be Iran, an issue he says "unites Israel, the United States, many countries in the world".

by | February 14, 2019 | 08:42

A former member of USA counterintelligence worked for years with the Iranian government to undermine US national security, according to an indictment unsealed today. Witt remains at large, and a warrant for her arrest has been issued. She is also alleged to have worked with Iran on research to target other US officers.

by | February 14, 2019 | 08:16

Using what's known as camera traps - motion-sensitive cameras and flashes that are set up in an area with the hope of an animal triggering it, capturing it in a frame - he managed to get some pictures of the animal. "[Scientists] believe these images are the first to show the characteristic rosette pattern on the leopard's coat, thus providing the first scientifically accepted proof in 100 years of a melanistic leopard in Africa".

by | February 13, 2019 | 09:35

Foster, who led the widespread worldwide campaign for his release, suggested "public advocacy by the FIFA President and the availability of sporting sanctions" could have led to Al-Araibi being freed much earlier. "I would like to say thanks to Australia". Al-Araibi's plight triggered widespread concern in Australia and caused governments officials, sports groups and human rights activists to pressure Thai authorities to release him, which they did on Monday night.

by | February 13, 2019 | 07:58

He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison. Guzman faced a drumbeat of drug-trafficking and conspiracy convictions that could put the 61-year-old escape artist behind bars for decades in a maximum-security US prison selected to thwart another one of the breakouts that embarrassed his native country.

by | February 13, 2019 | 07:41

The BBC has written to White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders asking for a review of security arrangements for the media attending the president's rallies following the attack'. A campaign official for Trump later suggested the man was drunk. Trump also stopped to ask the cameraman if he was okay. Correspondent Gary O'Donoghue shared footage of the attack, saying it followed Trump's "goading" of the crowd against journalists and others he considers opponents.

by | February 13, 2019 | 07:29

Venezuela's self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido gives the thumb up as he gets into a auto after a meeting with university students at the Central University of Venezuela, in Caracas, Venezuela, February 8, 2019. Amid wild inflation and severe shortages in basic commodities under Maduro, a far-left socialist, protests erupted across Venezuela. He also lambasted many European countries who questioned his presidency.

by | February 13, 2019 | 07:02

Addressing a crowd of several hundred at the Veterans Memorial Building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Warren said it was up to Democrats to decide whether they would spend every day parrying "a racist tweet , a hateful tweet, something really dark and ugly" from the president.

by | February 13, 2019 | 06:59

GC Misra, the director of Delhi Fire Services, told AFP that the blaze had been brought under control and that 35 people were rescued by firefighters in an hours-long operation. Some were injured and have been taken to hospital. "People were asleep when the fire broke out and may have panicked on seeing too much of suffocating smoke coming inside their rooms, " Garg said.

by | February 13, 2019 | 06:32

The U.S. State Department senior adviser for security negotiations and agreements, Timothy Betts, met Kang before signing the agreement on behalf of the United States , and told her the money represented a small but important part of South Korea's support for the alliance.

by | February 12, 2019 | 19:51

Omar questioned the financial relationship between AIPAC , the powerful pro-Israel lobby, and members of Congress in tweets over the weekend . Rep. The failure to discipline Omar stands in marked contrast to House Republicans, who stripped Rep. Steve King of his committee assignments for lamenting the fact that "white supremacy" is deemed an offensive term.

by | February 12, 2019 | 19:47

KZN health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo, who went to the hospital to see the newborn, said the baby would be moved to a smaller hospital, then discharged to a place of safety. "We thank God for her". Others have also been saying that the mother of the baby should not be judged because no one knows her circumstances . Rescue Care Paramedics spokesman, Garrith Jamieson, said he spoke to the trauma doctor at the hospital and reported that the baby girl is doing very well.

by | February 11, 2019 | 13:29

Temperatures on Sunday will be in the upper 30s to low 40s but winter precipitation arrives late Sunday evening into the overnight. About 50,000 residents are said to have lost power across the state, U.S. 5, 2019, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. For information on warming shelters for homeless, there's a running list here . Hawaii News Now reported that the surf was forecast to top out at 60 feet (18 metres) on Sunday.

by | February 11, 2019 | 13:09

The House hearing almost derailed on Thursday when Democrats on the panel voted to authorize Nadler to issue a subpoena to compel Whitaker to appear and answer questions. Whitaker said he'd read the memo. Before they agreed to a hearing date, Nadler had maintained that Whitaker was dodging requests to appear. Whitaker had publicly criticized the investigation before joining the Justice Department in 2017 but said on Friday he had not discussed it with Trump.

by | February 11, 2019 | 12:29

On Thursday, Trump's special envoy for North Korea , Stephen Biegun, held a second day of talks with officials in Pyongyang , North Korea's capital, to hammer out summit logistics and an agenda. Attention will focus on whether the U.S. team have offered to lift some economic sanctions in return for Pyongyang taking concrete steps toward denuclearization.

by | February 11, 2019 | 12:31

According to state officials, the caravan includes 46 unaccompanied minors, aged 15-17. One such group was taken into U.S. custody Thursday near Lukeville, Arizona. A fact check by the El Paso Times found that the crime rate was decreasing in the city before the border fence, as crime rates fell nationwide from the high levels of the 1990s.

by | February 11, 2019 | 11:31

He pleaded guilty to killing eight men between 2010 and 2017. That waiting period would have left McArthur ineligible for parole until the age of 116, beyond his expected natural lifespan. Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders addressed the sentence during a conference at police headquarters. Two police investigations into the missing men returned no leads, even though McArthur's name came up during one investigation, and he was as a witness (not a suspect) during the later one.

by | February 10, 2019 | 13:27

After a pause of more than a week to allow civilians to flee, the SDF said Saturday it had resumed the fight to seize the last four-square-kilometre (one-square-mile) patch from the jihadists. One man said they didn't leave before because "we were scared of the consequences of escaping - being put in jail or walking through a minefield". "Those remaining inside are the most experienced who are defending their last stronghold".

by | February 10, 2019 | 12:56

Mr. Trump underwent a almost four-hour annual physical test on Friday - his second periodic examination after becoming the US President in January 2017. Ronny Jackson, a Navy rear admiral, declared the President to be in "excellent health". " Incredibly good genes ", he said. Then-presidential physician Ronny Jackson previous year released results from Trump's medical exam showing he was borderline obese - weighing 239 pounds at 6 feet, 3 inches tall - but declared the president to be "fit ...

by | February 10, 2019 | 12:43

If confirmed, Barr will be replacing Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker , who replaced Attorney General Jeff Sessions after President Donald Trump fired him. It now heads to the Senate floor, where Barr is expected to be confirmed. She also criticized Barr for not committing to publicly releasing Mueller's findings.

by | February 10, 2019 | 08:40

An administration statement said Mr Trump "maintains his discretion to decline to act on congressional committee requests when appropriate". Members of Congress, including many of Trump's fellow Republicans as well as Democrats, have clamored for a strong response to Khashoggi's murder as well as the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels.

by | February 09, 2019 | 13:12

The Met Office has reacted to a more severe than originally predicted Storm Erik by expanding a yellow status weather warning for Northern Ireland . There will be very high seas as well with some coastal flooding. Widespread blustery showers will continue on Friday night, and some of the showers will be heavy with a risk of hail and isolated thunderstorms. "After easing for a time early evening, a further increase in winds from the west will occur later on Friday evening".

by | February 09, 2019 | 13:13

Ubolratana's move briefly threw his fortunes into disarray but the palace action made it clear it does not endorse her run. What actually had happened behind the scenes is unlikely to become public, because the Thai royal family's private affairs are nearly never leaked.

by | February 09, 2019 | 12:14

Fairfax, however, had his own moment of reckoning this week, when a California professor accused him of sexually assaulting her in a hotel room at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. "I think there should be an investigation to determine what happened", Harris told reporters on Capitol Hill. Herring, Bloomberg noted, had already planned to run for governor in 2021 - Virginia governors are limited to one term - and was among the many Democrats calling for Northam to step down.

by | February 09, 2019 | 08:57

Though clearly exasperated - he drew gasps and chuckles when he told the committee chairman that his five-minute time limit for questions was up - Whitaker nonetheless sought to assuage Democratic concerns by insisting he had never discussed the Mueller probe with Trump or other White House officials, and that there'd been no change in its "overall management".