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by | July 10, 2019 | 00:41

Perot, who had battled leukemia , was surrounded by family members when he died , his family said in a statement. This story is developing and we shall update accordingly. Henry Ray Perot -he later legally changed his name to Henry Ross - was born on June 27, 1930, in Texarkana, Texas, where his father ran a cotton mill.

by | July 10, 2019 | 01:57

Ocasio-Cortez fired back on Twitter , explaining that "whatever" is "public sentiment". Ocasio-Cortez argued that Democrats can not trust the Trump administration not to divert money for humanitarian aid toward immigration enforcement - a comment that comes after the President acknowledged that ICE raids would begin after the Fourth of July.

by | July 09, 2019 | 00:45

He said talks with the Taliban had been exclusively about troop withdrawal and anti-terrorism guarantees, but the discussions have broadened to include a timeline for both intra-Afghan negotiations as well as a ceasefire. The US envoy likewise emphasised that those attending the intra-Afghan dialogue would be there only in their personal capacity. "President Ghani is quite comfortable with it", said Khalilzad.

by | July 09, 2019 | 01:03

A heifer tosses a reveller in the bullring in Pamplona, Spain . The opening run this year lasted for just under three minutes and emergency responders from the Red Cross revealed that a total of 48 people were treated at the scene by the charity.

by | July 08, 2019 | 01:31

Tehran's boost in uranium enrichment is allowed by the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran's foreign minister claims, adding that all steps it has taken can be reversed if its European counterparts fulfill their commitments under that deal. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said in a tweet that UK Ambassador Rob Macaire was summoned over the "illegal interception" of the ship.

by | July 08, 2019 | 02:30

Windows were shattered and debris was scattered throughout the area and parking lot. Footage from inside the fitness center showed crowds hurrying out of the building, some limping and in shock, while its front windows were almost blown out front the massive blast.

by | July 08, 2019 | 02:10

I'm sorry for the pain and misconception I may have caused anybody. Sen. Kamala Harris , another critic of Biden's civil rights record, on Saturday proposed a $100 billion federal program to help black people buy homes, calling on the nation to "deal with the racial wealth gap".

by | July 08, 2019 | 02:06

Harris, trying to hold a banner for equal rights for blacks, forgets that Biden in the 1970s had to deal with segregationists and racists or else any Democratic proposals would have wound up in the trash bin. "We can not be a nation that is truly free until everyone is free", said Booker, who is African-American. He also repeated a claim he's made a number of times, saying he believes a war with North Korea was imminent before he became president.

by | July 07, 2019 | 02:21

A week after the high court blocked the question and the administration announced it would accept the decision, the Justice Department also indicated Friday that it was seeking a new legal justification to add the citizenship question to the decennial national survey.

by | July 07, 2019 | 01:52

They want her to completely withdraw the extradition bill that would send suspects in Hong Kong to the mainland for trial. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

by | July 06, 2019 | 02:53

He pointed to the "liberal institution" and sanctuary cities flee by "very liberal of us" to blame for this disaster. "You have people that work in those cities, they work in office buildings", he continued. "I don't know if they are afraid of votes". On Monday, Trump lashed out at state Democrats who want to fund health care for some adults who entered the USA illegally.

by | July 06, 2019 | 01:19

Expect a high of 86 and a low of 72. While no widespread severe weather is expected, the storms will be capable of producing locally heavy rain and risky lightning at times. Highs in the mid 80s to around 90. Random thunderstorms will again develop during the heating of the day Wednesday afternoon, evening, but coverage will be widely scattered to isolated.

by | July 05, 2019 | 00:58

However, these requests and subpoenas were ignored. But Republicans themselves have used tax disclosure against their political enemies in recent years. The Treasury Department and IRS, suspecting the latter explanation is the true motive, have said they won't comply with Mr. Neal's subpoena. It asked the court to force the administration to comply.

by | July 05, 2019 | 02:36

The temblor, which struck in an area on the edge of Death Valley National Park, was felt throughout Los Angeles , as far north as Fresno, and as far east as Las Vegas, Nevada. "If you've never experienced it, you think am I out of my mind?" There were no reports of serious damage or injuries in Los Angeles, the department said.

by | July 04, 2019 | 01:56

Speaker Nancy Pelosi , in a letter to colleagues before the vote, said that in order to get the assistance to the border quickly, the House would reluctantly vote on the Senate bill unamended. Pelosi dropped the House's version of the bill amid opposition from swing district Democrats. Pence has been conducting negotiations with lawmakers over the border bill while Trump is in Japan at the G-20 summit.

by | July 04, 2019 | 01:24

It took the jury less than two days of deliberations to reach its verdict. Gallagher reacted to the verdict with "tears of joy, emotion, freedom and absolute euphoria", his defense lawyer Marc Mukasey said. Several fellow SEAL team members testified he fatally stabbed the captured Iraqi prisoner in the neck with a custom-made knife after the teenage fighter was brought to Gallagher's outpost for medical treatment.

by | July 03, 2019 | 02:20

Mr Magid told the Press Association he was unsure who the official was. The 29 politicians elected in May's shock election result deliberately turned away as Beethoven's Ode to Joy was played in the parliamentary building in Strasbourg.

by | July 03, 2019 | 01:56

Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne and Environment Minister Sussan Ley have jointly condemned the move, which came after Japan officially withdrew from the International Whaling Convention on Sunday. And hunting all that whale meat is expensive. On Monday morning the decision became final and Japan sent several whaling boats out into the ocean.

by | July 03, 2019 | 02:51

Her face is hidden to protect her identity and not undermine any potential immigration case. Similarly, Washington Examiner also published a statement from a border agent who denied the claims made by Ocasio-Cortez. The story generated widespread revulsion on social media, with more than a dozen members of Congress expressing horror and disgust at the posts. "All of them separated from their families".

by | July 03, 2019 | 02:14

Trump said he and Kim "had a very productive meeting " there and noted he tried to sell Kim on the prosperity he believes awaits North Korea if it gives up its nuclear program. Shin Beom-chul, an analyst at the Asan Institute of Policy Studies, said the KCNA report was "typical North Korean propaganda that glorified Kim as leading the tremendous changes in geopolitics".

by | July 03, 2019 | 01:40

Also on the agenda are an extended fireworks display and flypasts by Air Force One, the custom Boeing 747 used by US presidents , and the US Navy's Blue Angels jet squadron. The U.S. traditionally has not embraced showy exhibitions of raw military power as a claim of global prestige and influence. They also question how much the event will cost the cash-strapped National Park Service.

by | July 02, 2019 | 00:40

Shams Amini, a spokesman for the Afghan Football Federation, told AFP that the blast occurred near their headquarters gates, and said some colleagues had been injured. Two sources at the peace talks said direct negotiations between the warring sides was unlikely to go beyond Monday, but there was no official statement about the suspension of the ongoing talks.

by | July 02, 2019 | 01:07

The owner of the garden called police and they have linked it with the Kenya Airways flight from Nairobi to Heathrow. Following the discovery of the body, which had no identification, the aircraft was inspected and a bag with food and clothes was discovered at the rear left landing gear.

by | July 02, 2019 | 02:04

Menlo Park Fire Marshal Jon Johnston told The Associated Press that incoming mail going through routine processing tested positive for sarin. The mail sorting facility is in an industrial park at 1195 Hamilton Court in Menlo Park, south of the company's two adjacent main campus, the "old" campus referred to by employees as Facebook Classic, and the newer Buildings 20 and 26, designed by Frank Gehry.

by | July 02, 2019 | 00:49

The four civilians who have killed a baby in Sagnaya which is situated in the south of Damascus and that was a result of Zionist aggression. Previously, Syrian state news agency SANA reported that four civilians were killed, including a newborn.

by | July 01, 2019 | 02:06

Kudlow told Fox News Sunday and CBS' Face the Nation that Huawei will remain on an American blacklist as a potential security threat. The aide pointed out that the chronic nature of the trade spat between the two top economies means the USA administration will by no means leap in a rush at any concrete deal but will continue negotiations "for quite some time", Kudlow rounded off.

by | June 30, 2019 | 02:27

But ultimately, the gutsy captain of German humanitarian ship Sea-Watch 3 got her way: 40 migrants safely set foot in Italy , more than two weeks after her vessel's crew plucked them from an unseaworthy boat launched by Libya-based human traffickers.

by | June 30, 2019 | 01:56

Dozens of LNA rebels were killed and at least 18 were taken prisoner, he added. A vehicle and structure is damaged from fighting in the region of Tajoura, east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, Saturday, June 15, 2019. Gharyan, about 100 kilometers (about 62 miles) south of Tripoli, has been the main conduit for LNA supplies destined for its front line soldiers. The Tripoli-based Presidential Council in charge of the government said in a statement Gharyan was fully "liberated".

by | June 29, 2019 | 00:48

Officials say cooler overnight temperatures allowed crews to slow the fire's advance, but authorities say it is the region's worst fire in two decades and 20,000 hectares (50,000 acres) of hilly terrain are at risk. Both deaths were heat stroke related. Philip Trackfield, a British vacationer in Rome, told the BBC: "Final night on the Spanish steps it used to be 41C.

by | June 29, 2019 | 00:46

Carter called on Trump to condemn Russian Federation for their meddling in the election, and said he should "admit that it happened", as the intelligence community has already stated. President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in US elections, appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaign's contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections.

by | June 29, 2019 | 01:32

That's when Trump set off an uproar by declining to say he believed the US intelligence services' conclusions over Putin's denials of election interference. "If Japan is attacked, we will fight World War Three". This time around, officials say, they pledged to develop a "free and fair trading system" in a "complicated" global economic landscape.

by | June 29, 2019 | 01:47

Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez, was frustrated because the family from El Salvador was unable to present themselves to US authorities and request asylum. "In Less than four years after (Kurdi's death), we are once again confronted with powerful visual evidence of people dying during their unsafe journeys across borders, " the Head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, said in a statement .

by | June 29, 2019 | 01:34

Asked after the debate whether Harris had mischaracterized his views, a grinning Biden interrupted a selfie session with supporters to ask: 'On which of the subjects?' "Anyway, my time is up", he said. Thursday night, the candidate below the radar who caught my eye was California Rep. In what could only have been a carefully rehearsed attack, drawing on all her experience as a courtroom prosecutor, she first disarmed Biden by saying she was sure he was no racist.

by | June 28, 2019 | 02:24

Jordan Lindsay was attacked Tuesday afternoon off Rose Island while snorkeling with family members, according to Royal Bahamas Police Force Deputy Commissioner Paul Rolle. The Bahama Ministry of Tourism says she was pronounced dead at a hospital in New Providence. The family's vacation was due to end on Friday. Her family have set-up a GoFundMe page to cover costs of her funeral and to pay to bring her body back to California .

by | June 28, 2019 | 00:49

On Tuesday last week, Merkel's whole body shook as she stood outside in hot weather alongside Ukraine's president. You can see it past the 8:00-minute mark in the video below. Merkel was offered a glass of water, but passed. On Wednesday, Mrs Merkel appeared to be her usual self in the Bundestag during an hour-long debate, and later gave a speech at Berlin's Humboldt University.