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by | August 20, 2018 | 18:54

He said more than 100 aftershocks had been recorded since Sunday night's magnitude 6.9 quake, which sent panicked residents into the streets and cut power and communication lines across the island. Only minor damage was reported in Tonga and no reported of damage in Fiji, according to Radio New Zealand . He added that landslides were reported in a national park where hundreds of hikers had been trapped on a volcano after a quake in late July.

by | August 20, 2018 | 16:58

Appearing on NBC's " Meet the Press ", Giuliani brushed aside the idea that special counsel Robert Mueller could rely on the meeting for any possible charges against the president. President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani acknowledged Sunday that the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between top Trump campaign staff and a Russian lawyer "was originally for the objective of getting information about [Hillary] Clinton".

by | August 20, 2018 | 16:59

The ex-White House aide said there was an extremely limited number of African-Americans working in the Trump administration, after Sharpton asked her about the president's "lily-white inner circle". Omarosa referred to the passage above and then insisted it described her hearing the tape. "Not such a good week for the president", the comedian said.

by | August 20, 2018 | 15:35

At least 202 people have died in the past ten days, taking the toll to 324 since 29 July. A deluge in India's flood-stricken southwestern state of Kerala finally let up on Sunday, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, while authorities feared an outbreak of disease among two million people crammed into relief camps.

by | August 19, 2018 | 12:49

BOGOTA, Colombia Western-backed Afghan defenses will not break under the weight of Taliban violence in advance of scheduled parliamentary elections in October, U.S. He further added that the Taliban have fallen short and they can not win elections hence they are using guns and bombs. It's been principally an information operation to grab a lot of press attention.

by | August 19, 2018 | 11:18

Turkey has said it is willing to speak with the United States to resolve an ongoing dispute between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, as the White House appeared to ratchet up pressure on Ankara . Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said it was important to distinguish between "terrorists", rebel fighters and up to three million civilians in Idlib.

by | August 19, 2018 | 10:43

Also of note: "It's possible that the "real number" of abused children could be "in the thousands" due to missing records or other victims who feared speaking about the allegations, according to the grand jury's report ", as Fox News noted about this very, very troubling case.

by | August 18, 2018 | 19:01

Speaking in a TV interview , he said Trump is trying to intimidate and suppress critics of his administration. Former CIA director John Brennan's security clearance has been revoked . Later in the letter, Trump discussed how he was now reviewing the " more general question of the access to classified information by government officials".

by | August 18, 2018 | 18:39

It's not just audio recordings. "I saw it as an attempt to buy me off and buy my silence and pay me $15,000 to keep my silence". "You know, they run a big operation but I didn't know it", he says on the recording. " Unhinged " has spent the past few days at No. 2 on Amazon.com's best-seller list, trailing only Rachel Hollis' lifestyle book "Girl, Wash Your Face".

by | August 18, 2018 | 18:13

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's journey as a member of Parliament started in Balrampur, where he won In 1957. It was during Vajpayee's prime ministership in 2000 that India and Russian Federation institutionalised their annual summit meets. Swaraj also met Foreign Minister of Nepal Pradeep Kumar Gyawali. Vajpayee served as prime minister briefly in 1996 then again from 1998 to 2004. ALSO READ: Atal Bihari Vajpayee, more than a rare "Ajatshatru" in Indian politics Other attendees of the funeral ...

by | August 17, 2018 | 16:11

The statement said Vajpayee was a renowned statesman who contributed to bringing a change in India-Pakistan relations and remained a key supporter of Saarc and regional cooperation for development. Vajpayee suffered a stroke in 2009 and retreated from public view. Subsequently, he developed dementia. But the next year, when Islamabad sent fighters across the cease-fire line that divides the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir between the nations, Vajpayee resisted military pressure to ...

by | August 17, 2018 | 13:38

They include former FBI Director James Comey; James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence; former CIA Director Michael Hayden; former national security adviser Susan Rice; and Andrew McCabe, who served as Trump's deputy FBI director until he was sacked in March.

by | August 17, 2018 | 13:23

Monday when they got home from a work trip. "And that's why we were there with him because all the times we were with him it was nothing but love", he said, adding that Watts was a "hands-on dad ". "Doesn't take a genius to know who was suspect". Two years after buying their $400 000 house in 2013, the Wattses filed for bankruptcy. A search of court records show that both Chris and Shanann Watts were due in court on August 24.

by | August 15, 2018 | 19:42

Asked by U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III whether he wished to testify in his defense, Manafort responded: "No, sir". Prosecutors say Manafort hid money in offshore bank accounts and then used it to pay for over $6 million in NY and Virginia real estate, items such as antique rugs and fancy clothes, including a $15,000 jacket made of ostrich skin.

by | August 15, 2018 | 12:28

Mobile services in the city remained down after militants damaged a telecommunication tower and targeted several media offices in Ghazni , making information hard to verify. "The Taliban have failed in reaching their goal", said Col. Earlier, residents described heavy gunfire ringing out and a government building set on fire.

by | August 15, 2018 | 11:57

Several European companies have suspended plans to invest in Iran in light of the USA sanctions, including oil major Total as well as carmakers PSA, Renault and Daimler. The U.S. and the European Union are embroiled in a spat after Trump imposed tariffs on aluminium and steel imports and Brussels responded with retaliatory tariffs on some U.S.

by | August 14, 2018 | 17:43

Trump's signature marks the first on-time passage of the NDAA in 22 years with the start of the 2019 fiscal year on October 1. The new bill granted troops the largest pay raise they have seen in nearly a decade. The measure also helps modernize the military by enhancing research in the field of artificial intelligence and hypersonic technology. Critics say such a move would play into the hands of North Korea and China, .

by | August 13, 2018 | 13:58

Elsewhere, the New Zealand dollar remained on the back foot, stretching its overnight slide to $0.6598, its lowest since March 2016. The embattled Turkish lira tumbled over 16 percent to new record lows against the dollar on Friday as strains with the United States intensified, but President Recep Tayyip Erdogan defiantly proclaimed Turkey would emerge victorious in an " economic war ".

by | August 13, 2018 | 11:09

We have also taken various initiatives in this regard. I congratulated and conveyed my best wishes to him. We will work to improve the situation in the provinces, he said, adding that they will introduce a new local government system. The PTI on Monday formally announced Khan as the prime ministerial candidate. "The chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan, who is going to be sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan , has sent invitation to former cricketer and Cabinet ...

by | August 13, 2018 | 01:02

This weekend marks one year since white nationalists took to the streets of Charlottesville in a demonstration of anger that drew crowds of outraged counterprotesters, one of whom was left dead . "You had some very bad people in that group, but you also had people that were very fine people , on both sides", Trump said. Thousand of counterprotesters were out in force all day to mark the anniversary of a white nationalist rally a year ago in Charlottesville, Virginia, that sparked ...

by | August 11, 2018 | 18:33

More than 2 million votes were cast around MI yesterday. Republican nominee Bill Schuette and Democratic nominee Gretchen Whitmer - who won their respective parties' nominees Tuesday - are both calling for a minimum of three debates. It would be a first for either party in MI and is part of the broader surge in women running for office - mostly as Democrats - since the election of President Donald Trump.

by | August 11, 2018 | 17:42

A man inspects the ruin of his house destroyed by an natural disaster in North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and Bali - have been evacuated or have chosen to leave since the weekend.

by | August 11, 2018 | 17:18

The Fredericton Police Force subsequently declared via Twitter that there was "no further threat to the public". Costello and Const. Sara Burns were the first officers to arrive at the scene of the early morning shooting. Burns told a newspaper in 2015 that she saw policing as a demanding career. "It's a really challenging field and to survive you need to keep all of those in check".

by | August 11, 2018 | 16:21

Johnson remains a backbench member of Parliament and contender to replace May in a future contest for power. Now the Amina Muslim Women's Resource Centre has said Mr Johnson has attempted to "diminish" the status of Muslim women as British citizens.

by | August 10, 2018 | 07:51

A spokesperson for Google stated "When users violate ... policies repeatedly, like our policies against hate speech and harassment or our terms prohibiting circumvention of our enforcement measures, we terminate their accounts". Further suspensions piled up a day later - YouTube and Facebook said they removed his main outlets, as NPR reported , "citing repeated violations of policies against hate speech and glorifying violence".

by | August 10, 2018 | 07:24

The National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) estimates that the death toll was at least 91 people as of August 6. "Of course they are all sad", he said through a translator. "One Indonesian tourist died in Gili Meno, several were injured, mostly suffering from broken bones", rescue official Agus Hendra Sanjaya told AFP , referencing the middle island.

by | August 10, 2018 | 05:45

Rick Gates , Manafort's long-time deputy, acknowledged having made " many mistakes over many years" but insisted he was telling the court the truth about the alleged financial misdeeds of his former boss. "Mr Manafort had the same path". Neither Manafort nor Gates was charged in connection with their Trump campaign work, but the special counsel continues to investigate Russian election interference and any ties to associates of the president.

by | August 10, 2018 | 02:16

The report also calls for the creation of "a Space Operations Force of career space experts who are trained, promoted and retained as space warfighting professionals" to include engineers, scientists, intelligence experts, operators and strategists.

by | August 08, 2018 | 16:53

All in all, China's trade surplus with the U.S. shrank to $28.08 billion in July against $28.97 billion in the previous month. Mr Trump has said he would be willing to hit all of China's imports with duties. and according to USA local news outlets, the USTR is reviewing the 10 percent tariffs on a further 200-billion US dollars of Chinese imports...and is considering raising the rate to 25 percent.

by | August 08, 2018 | 16:12

The remains of the boy have not been identified since being found Monday on the "inner portion" of the property, said Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe at a press conference Tuesday afternoon. So far, all five adults have been charged with 11 counts of child abuse. The body of a four-year-old boy has been found in a dilapidated camp in the U.S.