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by | January 18, 2020 | 01:23

In a confrontation caught on camera after the debate , Senator Warren refused to shake Senator Sanders' hand, but the audio of their interaction was unable to be heard by the audience. However, the pact appears to be lying in tatters, after Ms Warren accused Mr Sanders of calling her a liar on national TV. And Sanders and Warren being stuck behind their desks at the Senate trial for the next few weeks, not even able to speak (crash dummies, anyone?) could help Biden.

by | January 18, 2020 | 01:45

USA officials say the administration needs to avoid any overtures that could draw accusations of foreign meddling - like direct financing - and increase the chances of a violent crackdown on the people it wants to support. "America, which is your eldest, your leader and your master, could not bring the Iranian nation to its knees". "These three countries are the ones who helped Saddam as much as they could in his war against us", he said, referring to the Iraq-Iran war of the 1980s.

by | January 18, 2020 | 01:46

The Security Council held its first closed consultations on Kashmir since 1971 following India's surprise action in August to change the Himalayan region's status. However, it was thwarted by other members led by the United States and France. According to diplomats familiar with the matter, China has invited Kashmir to a UN Security Council meeting to discuss "Peacekeeping in Mali" and is trying to force an informal discussion under the "Misc or Other Matter" category.

by | January 18, 2020 | 01:17

The US Constitution mandates the chief justice serve as the presiding officer. On Thursday, Senator Rand Paul told The Hill he thought the verdict was "already decided" because he didn't expect any Republicans to vote for impeachment . She warned them not to become "all the president's henchmen". "The gravity of these charges is self-evident", he said. Critics have seized on that comment, but McConnell has pushed back, accusing Democrats of being the ones playing partisan politics.

by | January 16, 2020 | 00:58

But he left the Russian capital without signing, Russia's foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday. Saleh said that his country faced a disgusting conspiracy plotted by Turkey. To complete the process, please follow the instructions in the email we just sent you. In Cairo, the speaker of Libya's pro-Haftar eastern parliament, Aguila Saleh, told Egypt's parliament to oppose Turkey's moves, "otherwise we might be compelled to invite Egyptian armed forces to intervene".

by | January 16, 2020 | 01:48

Polling day is going to be on Saturday the 8th of February. " Brexit is not done yet ", the prime minister said, adding that the next step is to negotiate a free trade agreement that " protects our jobs, our businesses, our rural communities ".

by | January 15, 2020 | 01:03

The Los Angeles County Fire Department said 70 firefighters and paramedics responded to the Park Avenue Elementary School in the Los Angeles suburb of Cudahy after reports of a substance coming from an overhead aircraft , the department tweeted .

by | January 14, 2020 | 01:28

Soleimani's killing on a slip road leaving Baghdad airport last week, as well as US airstrikes on an Iran-backed militia five days earlier, has sharpened the position of Iraq's powerful Shiite Muslim political blocs and armed groups, and they are now leading calls for coalition troops to withdraw.

by | January 14, 2020 | 01:17

Let's be optimistic about the future, a future that will not have Donald Trump in the White House . Fifty-one senators can vote to subpoena witnesses in an impeachment trial, meaning that if one more Republican senator joins the 47 Democratic senators, the group could force McConnell to subpoena Bolton, who has said he would testify if subpoenaed.

by | January 14, 2020 | 01:53

The plaintiffs had argued that the president overstepped his executive authority when he issued a national emergency declaration last February to reallocate existing funds and put them toward building his long-promised border wall. said in a phone interview Thursday. "The administration's new, racially motivated wealth test that they are trying to implement with the public charge statute is contrary to federal law and we'll continue to vigorously advocate and vigorously litigate those ...

by | January 14, 2020 | 02:00

Earlier this week Turkey and Russian Federation urged Libya's warring parties to declare a ceasefire on Sunday. Multiple media reports have linked Russian mercenaries to shadowy Kremlin-backed operations in the Middle East, Ukraine, and Africa aimed at extending Russian influence, while hiding the cost of war.

by | January 14, 2020 | 01:56

But first, French President Emmanuel Macron asks African heads of state to answer a key question: "Do you want us there?" Some in Mali, which has struggled for close to a decade with extremism, have protested the French presence. But Macron and his government have been criticized at home for allowing French troops to get bogged down and they face growing hostility in West Africa for failing to restore stability.

by | January 14, 2020 | 01:58

In a video filmed at Hong Kong International Airport and shared on Twitter, Mr Roth - a U.S. citizen - said officials told him he was barred for " immigration reasons ", even though he had visited the city before. The unrest that began last June is the biggest crisis the former British colony has faced since its return to Chinese rule in 1997. The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Hong Kong, where Roth was scheduled to speak, said it is "concerned that the Hong Kong government is using the ...

by | January 12, 2020 | 01:35

Start with the chairman on top of the chair, who is usually filled by Vice President Mike Pence or a rotating cast of senators. The House impeached Trump in December on the charge that he abused the power of his office by pressuring Ukraine's new leader to investigate Democrats, using as leverage $400 million in military assistance for the USA ally as it counters Russian Federation at its border.

by | January 12, 2020 | 00:55

The main threats hitting central and southern parts of the US are damaging winds, large hail, snow, flooding and a few tornadoes in Texas , Louisiana , Oklahoma , Arkansas and Missouri . But on Friday, 10 days into the new year, moist and windy conditions across the Dallas-Fort Worth region are expected to be ideal for the unsafe weather event.

by | January 12, 2020 | 01:25

This is the first poll this election cycle landing Sanders in the lead without sharing the first-place spot with any other candidate, and it shows a clear upswing for the Vermont senator with momentum at a critical time in the race. But another candidate struggling in Iowa - California billionaire Tom Steyer - will be debating in Des Moines on Tuesday. The poll found Warren at 17%, Buttigieg at 16% and Biden at 15%.

by | January 12, 2020 | 01:52

Meanwhile, Mamata is also learnt to have agreed to attend the inaugural programme of the sesquicentennial celebrations of Kolkata Port on Sunday, where Modi would be the chief attraction. Mamata addresed the media after the meeting and said PM Modi told her to come to New Delhi and discuss the matter. But this time the significance of their possible meeting has been different in view of the Trinamul Congress chief's tirade against the Centre over the CAA and NRC across the state, ...

by | January 11, 2020 | 01:33

Since then, and largely due to Russia's general air support, the Syrian government has largely won the almost 9-year civil war and has taken control of most of the country by rebel hunters. Most important for Putin was that it strengthened Assad by allowing him to regain control over more Syrian territory. The European Union's top diplomat and the foreign ministers of Britain, France, Germany and Italy condemned on Tuesday Turkey's plans to send military experts and trainers to Libya , ...

by | January 11, 2020 | 00:42

For instance, 68 per cent disapproved of his tariffs, 66 per cent frowned upon America's withdrawal from climate change agreements under his watch, and 60 per cent disliked the US-Mexico border wall. The Philippines joins the ranks of countries with a generally positive perception of the president's views―71 percent in Israel , 65 percent in Kenya, 58 percent in Nigeria and 56 percent in India―all comprising a median of 29 percent who are confident in Trump.

by | January 10, 2020 | 00:55

Ghosn said he feels "bad" that some of the people who aided him now face potential prosecution in Turkey, where he switched planes on his way out of Japan . - points out extensive collusion between Nissan and Japanese prosecutors over his case. The Japanese government has described Mr Ghosn's escape as "unjustifiable", while his former employer, Nissan, said it was "extremely regrettable".

by | January 10, 2020 | 01:39

No U.S. forces were injured by the 16 short-range ballistic missiles fired from three sites inside Iran , targeting two military bases in Iraq where U.S. "The time has come for the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, and China to recognise this reality". While he said Trump didn't ask for Canada, specifically, to increase its military presence in the Middle East, Trudeau said the two leaders talked about the importance of continuing their efforts to stabilize Iraq and prevent the ...

by | January 09, 2020 | 02:29

The Air France spokesperson said the airline would likely not be releasing a statement on the age or identity of the stowaway. The body of a stowaway has been discovered in the landing gear of an Air France plane in Paris , the airline confirmed .

by | January 09, 2020 | 02:04

He said this was "a very good step to give the Iraqi government time to evaluate the situation" after Iraq's parliament called for the withdrawal of foreign troops. A letter from William H Seely III, the commander of the USA task force in Iraq, to his Iraqi counterpart dated Monday said the US-led coalition "will reposition forces over the next few days and weeks to prepare for the forward movement".

by | January 08, 2020 | 01:39

The Foreign Office previously issued a statement saying it was "seriously concerned" about the " fair trial guarantees in this deeply distressing case and we will be raising the issue with Cypriot authorities". She alleged that she had her charge pressured by the police during ongoing interrogation without a lawyer present. The "public mischief" conviction was also a source of tension between Britain and Cyprus .

by | January 08, 2020 | 01:16

Police found the body yesterday between the property and a auto, both of which had been destroyed by fire . Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison defended his leadership and his government's record on climate change Sunday as milder temperatures brought hope of a respite from wildfires that have ravaged three states, claiming 24 lives and destroying nearly 2,000 homes.

by | January 08, 2020 | 01:06

Pelosi is demanding Senate testimony from current and former Trump administration officials, including White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and former National Security Adviser John Bolton , as the price for submitting the House impeachment articles to the Senate.

by | January 07, 2020 | 01:45

It came in reaction to a United States precision drone strike on Baghdad that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and top Iraqi commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, among others. This increased traffic will include CH-47, UP-I-60, and AH-64 security escort helicopters. "But the American people should know we'll make the right decision".

by | January 07, 2020 | 00:40

Iran promised to seek revenge, and the USA said Friday that it was sending thousands more troops to the region as tensions soared. Among the allegations by CAIC was that a 24-year-old American medical student named Crystal was allegedly detained and interrogated for more than 10 hours with her family at the Peace Arch Border Crossing before being released early Sunday morning.

by | January 06, 2020 | 00:44

She said nine of the patients are children. Somerset Hospital in Somerset received 18 victims - 12 adults and six minors - who were all treated and released, according to a hospital spokeswoman. The precise cause of the crash is still under investigation and can not yet be confirmed. DeFebo said despite the lengthy closures, fewer motorists than average will be affected.

by | January 06, 2020 | 01:18

Italy also warned that increased tensions "risk being fertile terrain for terrorism and violent extremism". He told Pompeo in a phone conversation late Friday that "the move by the U.S.is fraught with severe consequences for the peace of stability in the region and doesn't help resolve complicated problems in the Middle East ", according to a ministry statement.

by | January 06, 2020 | 01:34

Iran vowed to retaliate for the attack. "The great nation of Iran will take revenge for this heinous crime", tweeted Hassan Rouhani, the president of Iran, after the US claimed responsibility for the act in a statement Thursday night.

by | January 06, 2020 | 01:34

He also committed $14 million to leasing fire-fighting aircraft from overseas. "And now is the time to focus on the response that is being made". Morrison has been criticized for his repeated refusal to say climate change is impacting the fires, instead deeming them a natural disaster.

by | January 06, 2020 | 01:03

A group of German tourists had left a nightclub shortly before the vehicle slammed into them at high speed - throwing some of them dozens of metres. The Luttach volunteer fire service said in a Facebook post that the victims were killed at the scene.

by | January 05, 2020 | 02:13

Trump said the United States was not seeking regime change in Iran, but that Tehran must end what he called its aggression in the region, including the use of proxy fighters. The US embassy in Baghdad urged American citizens to leave Iraq immediately, and dozens of US citizens working for foreign oil companies in the southern city of Basra left.

by | January 04, 2020 | 01:06

Research, led by the University of Sydney's Chris Dickman, said numerous estimated 480 million affected mammals, birds and reptiles would have been directly killed by the fires or indirectly through loss of habitat. "We are singly focused on saving people's lives tomorrow and that's where our strong advice will be: do not be in front of these fires". Steele said the region had been "chaotic" in recent days as fresh produce and fuel supplies ran low, but he and his wife were staying put for ...