by | January 12, 2019 | 02:14

Sitting among border patrol officers, state and local officials and military representatives, Trump insisted he was "winning" the shutdown fight and criticized Democrats for asserting he was manufacturing a sense of crisis in order to declare an emergency.

by | January 12, 2019 | 01:53

USA president Donald Trump on Friday pledged to reform the H-1B visa process, a skilled temporary guest worker programme widely used by Indian professionals, saying he wants to "encourage talented and highly skilled people to pursue career options in the US" and provide "a potential path to citizenship".

by | January 12, 2019 | 01:34

The forecast for next week calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the 40s. A storm brought rain and snow to the Denver metro area on Friday morning. "The models this morning are 2 degrees colder than (Thursday), which will lead to higher amounts of snow and ice than were forecast (then)", CNN meteorologist Chad Myers says.

by | January 11, 2019 | 02:51

Police found six other purses in his auto, and he was charged with three felony counts of robbery, fraudulent possession of ID, and evading arrest. Black was charged with murder on Monday. The girl's killing prompted an outpouring of support for her family from celebrities and ordinary people across the country. More than 2,700 people donated to a GoFundMe set up for Jazmine's funeral expenses and family.

by | January 11, 2019 | 01:47

A Victorian man has faced court accused of sending 38 suspicious packages to embassies and consulates in Melbourne , Canberra and Sydney , forcing closures and evacuations. The packages were sent two days after an envelope containing powder was sent to the Argentinian consulate in Sydney . Staff at New Zealand's consulate were evacuated as a precautionary measure.

by | January 10, 2019 | 01:12

The defence document acknowledges Manafort conceded he had met with Mr Kilimnik in Madrid only after being told that they had travelled to the city on the same day. Manafort pleaded guilty in September 2018 to conspiracy charges and agreed to cooperate with Mueller's office in its probe of Russian interference in the election - but prosecutors say he broke that agreement by telling "multiple discernible lies".

by | January 10, 2019 | 01:01

The missing woman's husband, Tom Hagen , also 68, is Norway's 172nd richest man, according to the magazine Kapital , with an estimated fortune of 1.7bn kroner (£156m). Those behind the abduction "have chosen to communicate digitally and we have had no other type of contact", Broeske said. The kidnappers are demanding $10 million dollars in exchange for Haden's release, which they want paid in the cryptocurrency monero.

by | January 10, 2019 | 02:21

However, Newsom also took aim at Trump in his inauguration speech, saying he wanted to "offer an alternative to the corruption and incompetence in the White House". The president's tweet follows a fire season where the California town of Paradise was virtually wiped off the map, and homeowners and residents are lookgin to rebuild.

by | January 09, 2019 | 01:37

Fire services were called to cut the donation box open in order to help rescue the woman, but she was pronounced dead on scene. First responders performed CPR on the woman but she was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Global News .

by | January 08, 2019 | 01:12

The president said Friday he is considering declaring a national emergency to help pay for his long-desired border wall along the U.S. -Mexico border. 'I've always thought that the debate over what the physical barrier should be constructed of was rather weird, ' she said on NBC's 'Meet the Press .' 'We do need to strengthen our border security.

by | January 07, 2019 | 02:26

At the meeting, Shanahan indicated that China would be his top priority . In announcing Norquist as the Pentagon's new No. 2, Shanahan said the Department of Defense "chief financial officer and comptroller for the past 19 months. "While we are focused on ongoing operations, Acting Secretary Shanahan told the team to remember: "China, China, China"," said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

by | January 07, 2019 | 01:49

Deputy US Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will lead the Washington delegation and will discuss " implementing the important consensus " reached by Mr Trump and Mr Xi at the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina a year ago, China's commerce ministry said.

by | January 06, 2019 | 17:30

Fifteen-year-old Alxis Dilbert, Washington's oldest daughter, was sitting in the front passenger seat when she noticed a red truck pull up beside their vehicle. The murder of the girl has drawn worldwide interest and had celebrities, sports stars, activist and other public figures demand justice for Jazmine. A community rally to show support for Jazmine's family was planned for Saturday.

by | January 06, 2019 | 18:20

It was hitherto taken for granted that everyone in the world realized this by now, especially world leaders after how much Trump mocked his European counterparts over the past two years for evading their defense obligations to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, but apparently the Indian government hadn't been paying attention and instead never learned this lesson.

by | January 06, 2019 | 18:23

Imran Khan who is on a two-day visit to Turkey told that his forefathers had played an important role in the independence movement of Turkey. Pakistan and the U.S. PM Khan also held a meeting and exchanged views on bilateral issues with Ms Ruhsar Pekjan. The visit will help explore new avenues of cooperation and collaboration between the two countries, particularly in the areas of economic, trade and commercial relations.

by | January 06, 2019 | 17:34

Democratic leaders can play good cop on impeachment and Tlaib and the freshmen can play bad cop. Trump is demanding billions of dollars to build his wall along the U.S. In a television appearance Friday night, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi blamed Senate Republicans for enabling the president. The legislation is designed as a companion to a bipartisan bill that was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee in April.

by | January 06, 2019 | 16:59

The decision to split from the Moscow Patriarchate after more than three centuries of ties has angered Russian Federation. Russian Federation has long campaigned against the move since Orthodox churches in Ukraine has traditionally been administered by the Moscow Patriarchate.

by | January 05, 2019 | 03:13

Detectives are continuing to question a 33-year-old Iranian and a 24-year-old British man who were arrested on Wednesday evening. "It is vital that we are working on all fronts to tackle this ongoing situation and I am grateful to Border Force and other agencies for the tireless work they have done in response to this activity".

by | January 05, 2019 | 02:03

Saudi Arabia said it also sent new letters to the Turkish public prosecutor asking for "any evidence connected to this case". No names of the defendants have been officially released. Saudi Arabia was the world's third top executioner in 2017, behind China and Iran, according to Amnesty International's most recent figures available.

by | January 05, 2019 | 02:14

Violent clashes were reported between scores of people in front of the state parliament in Thiruvananthapuram , while protests with sporadic violence were also reported in several other towns across the state. The act was a showing of support of gender equality. Just before the latest escalation of violence, women in Kerala formed a 620 kilometer (385 mile) human chain and recited a pledge to aid gender equality in India .

by | January 05, 2019 | 01:27

I think she dishonored herself and I think she's dishonored her family. "'The time for impeachment proceedings is now", the column concludes'. "What I'm more interested in is protecting the Mueller investigation, seeing where the facts take us".

by | January 04, 2019 | 07:47

The boy was detained at the scene, New South Wales police said in a report. Both victims were members of the Scientology center. "He had a lawful reason to be here originally and they've asked him to leave for various reasons, which we still need to get to the bottom of and speak to staff here on premises", said Detective Chief Inspector Simon Jones .

by | January 04, 2019 | 07:06

Democrats rejected the demand and parts of the federal government have been shut since December 22 because of lack of funding as a result. Nancy Pelosi is hours away from taking back the gavel as House speaker when the new Congress convenes and Democrats assume control.

by | January 03, 2019 | 00:44

Speaking at the White House, Trump said on Wednesday he was sure the Supreme Court would side with him and that the administration would then be able to make a deal easily on the so-called Dreamers and the wall. But the legislation's future appears uncertain, as it does not contain funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border, as demanded by Trump. Democrats sought to lower expectations for the gathering.

by | January 03, 2019 | 01:10

Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former MA governor, wrote Tuesday that the president has "not risen to the mantle of the office," distancing himself from Trump just two days before he will be sworn into the Senate. Romney penned the op-ed just days before he is set to be sworn into the Senate. "It is not that all of the president's policies have been misguided", he added, noting much of Trump's domestic policies and parts of his foreign policies are ones "mainstream ...

by | January 03, 2019 | 00:52

A concerned passerby called the police after they heard the screaming, coupled with a toddler's cries. He sheepishly apologised for the inconvenience. The police log would be transcribed in a separate post, the spokesman said. The man apologised to the police officers attending the scene, admitting he was terrified of arachnids.

by | January 03, 2019 | 01:00

Trump had come under fire for his projected quick withdrawal from various quarters, including retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who commanded American-led troops in Afghanistan from 2009 to 2010, and warned, "If you pull American influence out, you're likely to have greater instability and of course it'll be much more hard for the United States to try to push events in any direction".

by | January 03, 2019 | 01:37

The court ordered the temple to immediately admit women of all ages, but since then, "hundreds of thousands of protesters, male and female devotees and some right-wing Hindu politicians have turned out to block women from approaching the temple", NPR previously reported.

by | January 02, 2019 | 03:07

A few kilometres away, 19-year-old college student Grace Kelly Silveira, 19, waited at a bus station as Bolsonaro supporters poured through the terminal on their way to the inauguration, cheering as they waved Brazilian flags. In his speech to lawmakers, Bolsonaro promised to reduce bureaucratic regulations, promote a more free-market economic policy and protect police officers.

by | January 02, 2019 | 01:26

Violence also overshadowed Sunday's vote, with four people killed in eastern South Kivu, including a police officer and an election official, over accusations of voter fraud. Mr Kabila is backing his former interior minister Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary , who is the ruling's party's candidate. In some areas in the east where the poll was cancelled, activists organised their own election, dubbed "citizen votes".

by | January 02, 2019 | 01:57

Police took into custody a man in his 20s but did not further identify him. The police also found a 20-liter tanks of kerosene in the auto, which Kusakabe said he planned to use to burn the vehicle, according to the police. A 19-year-old university student remains unconscious after being hit by the minicar shortly after midnight on Takeshita Street in the Harajuku district, which is normally packed with young shoppers and foreign tourists during daytime.

by | January 02, 2019 | 01:24

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Department previously said last week that the videos did not raise alarm over possible criminal violations, but Sheriff Paul Penzone said Monday that prosecutors were now determining "if all aspects of the potential allegations were thoroughly investigated".

by | January 02, 2019 | 01:52

It is designed for domestic consumption, somewhat like the State of the Union address in the United States, but is closely watched by foreign observers for clues to the dictatorship's attitude and intentions for the coming year. Neither of those would be possible for South Korea unless sanctions are removed. He also said the US and South Korea should no longer carry out joint military exercises - which have been largely halted since the Singapore meeting - calling such drills "a source of ...

by | January 02, 2019 | 01:36

The New Year's Eve is welcomed first each year by New Zealand, followed by neighbouring Australia. Fireworks explode from Auckland's Sky Tower as the New Year is welcomed in Auckland, New Zealand, Tuesday, Jan 1. City officials took the error in stride, noting many more things went right than wrong in the hours of light projections and 8.5 tonnes of fireworks.

by | January 02, 2019 | 00:53

It wasn't until several hours later that Jakelin's father, Nery Caal, told agents she was "sick and vomiting", CBP said . The wall, Trump asserted, would prevent people from even trying to cross the border. Late Friday, El Paso Mayor Dee Margo said he was among those who met with Nielsen, saying they discussed "our immigration needs on the border". Her office said she was briefed in El Paso, Texas, on Friday on "recently instituted secondary medical screenings and the more thorough ...