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by | May 05, 2018 | 01:09

To avoid being overlooked, the Mexican asylum seekers set up their own tent city of about 100 people next to the caravan group, but it does not not appear to have elicited much sympathy from local donors. In response to the caravan's arrival at the US-Mexico border crossing, the U.S. Justice Department said it was sending 35 additional assistant U.S.

by | May 04, 2018 | 11:09

The letter thrust the eccentric Bornstein, with his shoulder-length hair and round eyeglasses, into public view. Another reason for skepticism was that the subject of the letter was an overweight, sixty-nine-year-old fast-food enthusiast with a known aversion to exercise.

by | May 04, 2018 | 11:06

Mo Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo are being banded around as the only two possible picks for this year's Ballon d'Or due to their exploits in Europe and the sheer amount of goals they've scored. Eyebrows were raised when Liverpool chose to fork out £36million on Salah in June as he failed to make the grade at Chelsea during his previous spell in England.

by | May 04, 2018 | 11:01

In terms of physical demand, global gold jewellery consumption fell one per cent year on year to 487.7 tonnes in the first quarter. "Decline in demand can be attributed to a number of factors, including the rising local gold prices , a substantial drop in the number of auspicious wedding days this year compared to the previous year, and an anticipation of an import duty cut in the budget", WGC India Managing Director PR Somasundaram said.

by | May 04, 2018 | 11:01

Irked by the Centre's failure to submit the draft, senior advocate Shekhar Naphade, for Tamil Nadu, accused the Centre of a "brazen attitude" and "playing politics" to favour the BJP's fortune in the state, instead of governance, reported The Hindu .

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:59

Hmeimim is a western Syrian airbase now operated by Russians. According to Russian media sources, the aircraft came down in the Mediterranean shortly after takeoff from Russia's Hmeymim Air Base which is located south of the port city of Latakia.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:58

Cambridge Analytica announced this week that it was filing for bankruptcy in the wake of allegations it misused data from millions of Facebook users. He has said it was a mistake to rely on Cambridge Analytica to delete tens of millions of Facebook users' data and apologised for the "major breach of trust".

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:54

The American Red Cross of Hawaii has opened an emergency shelter at Pahoa Community Center. "Today's activity further supports the continued instability in the East Rift Zone", said Park Superintendent Cindy Orlando. This pattern is similar to the quakes that preceded an eruption of the volcano in February 1955. Residents in the lower Puna area should keep themselves informed about the situation, and be prepared to evacuate.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:54

The party failed to take control of town halls it had targeted in Swindon and Walsall and said it was unlikely to seize Wandsworth or Westminster from the Tories . The Liberal Democrats also enjoyed a good night, increasing their number of councillors from five to six. Results showed May was likely to avoid the kind of widespread losses that would dramatically weaken her authority over Conservative lawmakers ahead of key tests of her plans to pull out of the EU customs union.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:50

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday tweeted Central government's report card on agriculture and gave the Prime Minister Narendra Modi an "F" Grade for his performance in the agricultural sector in poll-bound Karnataka . "Your kind attention is drawn to specific incidents of publishing false and misleading advertisements in various newspapers on Thursday across the state with the object of securing votes by casting undue influence on unsuspecting voters", said the memorandum.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:49

Where does Donald Trump stand on Syria? Within a few hours after the attack , however, a unified voice came out of Tehran: Various political groups all condemned what they described as a lack of respect for the boundaries of an internationally recognized government.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:45

But, in a sign of the turmoil the issue has caused in Tory ranks, new Home Secretary Sajid Javid distanced himself from the idea of making the United Kingdom a " hostile environment " for illegal migrants. Mr Javid vowed to make sure people caught up in the Windrush fiasco are treated with "decency and fairness" as he arrived at the Home Office to take up his new job.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:46

North Korea has detained a number of foreigners over the years, often for vague and dubious reasons. It also found a majority of South Koreans viewed President Trump negatively (67 percent), and only 64 percent thought North Korea would ever give up its nuclear program.

by | May 04, 2018 | 10:43

China's installment of missile systems on the Spratly Islands comes amid another move by the country that is a cause for concern in the region. Its foreign ministry said China has irrefutable sovereignty over the Spratlys and that necessary defensive deployments were for national security needs and not aimed at any country.

by | May 03, 2018 | 15:02

Asked if Trump knew about the arrangement, Giuliani said: " He didn't know about the specifics of it, as far as I know". "It's not campaign money". Mr Cohen's payment to the president's accuser in the weeks leading up to the presidential election could be cast as an illegal contribution but not if he were acting on the president's behest and with his money.

by | May 03, 2018 | 15:01

The internationally backed Government of National Accord (GNA) denounced "the cowardly suicide attack " and pledged its "commitment to the democratic process". Some Libyans and members of the global community have questioned the push for new elections this year, expressing concern about the lack of security as well as legal and logistical challenges.

by | May 03, 2018 | 15:02

Top US and Chinese officials prepared Thursday to kick off crucial trade talks in Beijing but both sides south to dampen expectations for a quick resolution to a heated dispute between the world's two largest economies. Nonetheless, bipartisan support for countering China's trade practices has grown in Washington , where policymakers increasingly voice a need to inflict some cost upon Beijing for what they see as predatory state capitalism.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:51

The letter was sent in by Rep. Luke Messer of in to the Norwegian Nobel Committee Tuesday. According to CNN, if Trump were to win the award, he would be the fifth American president to do so. Previous US Presidents have been honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize - including Theodore Roosevelt and Trump's predecessor Barack Obama - so the idea isn't that far-fetched.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:29

While it had been windy with occasional thunder, the weather suddenly turned violent at 2.30 am on Thursday when people were fast asleep. Those injured have been admitted in government hospitals, the media reported, adding that efforts are being made to assess the loss of life and property due to the deadly storm that hit the areas on Wednesday evening.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:26

Wednesday, may 2, in the state of Georgia (USA), near the city of Savannah , crashed military transport aircraft C-130. Meanwhile, the local official said no apparent survivors. near the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport . "They will receive our support and that of the National Guard of Puerto Rico in this process", he added.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:27

Mooney, who is said to walk with a pronounced limp, is considered unsafe and shouldn't be approached. Fox reports Mooney is wanted for questioning in the double homicide, and authorities say he stole the Roy's Ford Edge SUV that has since been recovered in Northeast Philadelphia.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:26

Family members of ETA's victims say they are unconvinced the Basque militant group has had a change of heart despite announcing in a letter that it is disbanding. The fight of the ETA group for the independence of the Southern Basque Country from Spain has left almost 850 people dead and thousands more injured.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:27

According to the source, White House Counsel Don McGahn advocated for bringing Flood onto Trump's team. Mueller is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. " Emmet Flood will be joining the White House Staff to represent the President and the administration against the Russian Federation witch hunt". Mr.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:17

Download the First Alert Weather App and it will alert you if there is a severe storm in your area. The weather pattern makes a multi-day severe weather event likely across the middle of the country. Thursday will probably be the highest risk of severe thunderstorms for our area. Our focus has switched from the warmth to severe weather over the last couple of days and we're not done with it just yet.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:17

He said Iran has preserved all its nuclear plans, and that a country which didn't want nuclear weapons wouldn't have prepared these plans, much less preserved them. Prime Minister Abe said he would like Netanyahu to visit Japan again, and that he brought a business delegation with him on his visit to Israel. "Japan regards Israel as a country full of talent, not just a state about technology, but humanity, art, and science, and I hope to increase the exchange of people between our two ...

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:14

On World Press Freedom Day 2018, I call on governments to strengthen press freedom, and to protect journalists. But an access to information law, which will enable journalists and the general public to get information needs to be rolled out, said chairperson on Media Institute of Southern Africa (Misa) Malawi chapter.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:17

Yes - but it would be hardball. Mueller wants to interview Trump. President Bill Clinton, who had a pretty good sense of what was coming when he appeared before a grand jury, triggered an impeachment process through his statements about Monica Lewinsky.

by | May 03, 2018 | 14:13

He remarked: " This started late this afternoon with what was apparently a very violent domestic call ". The police "were trying to coax him. out of the house and really try to calm the situation down". The incident is still under investigation, with State Police assisting North Haven authorities. The suspect, however, is still inside the house, while a fire is still burning in the barn, sources told WFSB Channel 3 news.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:26

The incident occurred Sunday night near Secretariat Chowk at the Constitution Avenue when the U.S. diplomat identified as Chad Rex Ausburn, Second Secretary at USA embassy in Islamabad crashed his vehicle, Toyota jeep (QN-374 ICT), into a motorcycle being ridden by two persons.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:18

Some storms could be severe, carrying the possibility of large hail, damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and heavy rainfall. Last May was particularly active with 73 severe thunderstorm warnings issued and just a few less than that in June. More widely scattered severe storms are also possible in parts of the southern Plains. The northward bulge of high pressure now over the West will give way to a pronounced southward plunge of the jet stream and carve into the West by the weekend.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:14

For 400 years? That sounds like a choice", he said, provoking looks of stunned silence, then an impassioned rebuke from TMZ's Van Lathan . He immediately went into, "It's like we're mentally imprisoned". That's when Lathan hopped up and said he didn't think West was thinking anything. I'm just trying to figure where you're trying to go with this. We don't know how to feel for ourselves.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:10

Online retail giant Amazon has announced it will expand its Vancouver tech hub and create 3,000 new high-tech jobs. Amazon began negotiating the lease on the development with the city earlier this year. A decision on HQ2 is expected later this year. Further expansion for Amazon in Canada may also be in the offing. It's a sign of the growing relationship between Canada's west coast and Amazon over the past year.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:11

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the blasts bore the hallmarks of the armed Boko Haram group, which has waged a deadly campaign of violence in Africa's most populous country since 2009, and often deploys suicide bombers in crowded places.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:06

Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is in talks to become the new Italy manager. "Yesterday [Monday] FIGC's extraordinary vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta and Italy team manager Gabriele Oriali met Roberto Mancini, who gave his availability to terminate his contract with Zenit and to take the Italy coach role", Fabbricini said to ANSA.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:04

May 1 is International Workers' Day , a day where many countries choose to commemorate the working class. The day holds a significant place in the history after all it marked the onset of eight-hour day movement that advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.