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by | July 11, 2018 | 07:59

On top of that, President Trump is said to be reassessing the us military presence in Germany , where some 35,000 active duty soldiers are now stationed. They're also anxious about his potential embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin during a summit in Helsinki. During his first meeting at the group's headquarters in Brussels past year, Trump suggested that members who haven't been paying their fair share should be required to pay back dues.

by | July 11, 2018 | 07:27

Rudi Storm, who claims to have witnessed the incident, says they noticed the right-hand-side engine was on fire and the plane was flying very low. Photos on social media showed the plane's fuselage broken, dented, and charred. According to Brandt‚ the plane was repainted in "the classic Martinair scheme for its imminent departure to its new home at the Aviodrome Lelystad in the Netherlands".

by | July 11, 2018 | 05:31

The boys were discovered huddled on a muddy bank by British divers a week ago. "Now and in the next three or four days, the conditions are ideal [for evacuation] in terms of the water, the weather and the boys' health", said Narongsak, governor of the Chiang Rai province, where the caves are.

by | July 11, 2018 | 02:55

Former Trump attorney Michael Cohen has lawyered up, and his new representation, former Clinton attorney Lanny Davis , appears to be preparing to make some big moves against the White House. "I put family and country first". "The reality is there is no evidence of wrongdoing by the president, no evidence of collusion". Davis was referring to Giuliani's appearance on ABC.

by | July 11, 2018 | 02:43

Kavanaugh's time in Bush administrations, for example, could count against him with a President who is suspicious of the political establishment. Is there a Supreme Court sign in these tea leaves? In his dozen years on the court, Kavanaugh has been involved in some 286 opinions.

by | July 10, 2018 | 17:56

In fact, the island was a Japanese protectorate before World War II. "We urge the United States to at once scrupulously abide by the one-China principle.and avoid harming China-U.S. Instead, they've been turned into heavily defended, hardened fortresses. China has claimed that Taiwan is part of the country, while Taiwan views itself as an independent nation.

by | July 10, 2018 | 17:42

The hearing Monday focused primarily on the status of the youngest children, and did not include details on whether the government would be able to meet the deadline for reuniting the older children with their parents later this month. As noted above, we do not know exactly how many children were separated from their families or how many have rejoined them. Meanwhile, some separated children have been entered into an Obama-era foster care system, where temporary guardians described them as " ...

by | July 10, 2018 | 16:01

While Ecuador had plans to introduce the initiative, the country later made a decision to drop it after the US reportedly issued threats of economic retaliation. World Health Organization representatives when those initiatives were first introduced by a delegation from Ecuador, the New York Times reported on 8 July 2018.

by | July 10, 2018 | 16:00

Mr Pompeo said that in past two decades, U.S. bilateral trade with Vietnam had grown 8,000 per cent, and American companies had poured in billions of dollars of investments. And, the promised remains have yet to be delivered. Pompeo's visit to North Korea has led to the launch of working groups to deal with details such as verification.

by | July 10, 2018 | 15:50

A fourth man, Akshay Thakur, did not petition the court to review his death sentence. "By not imposing a death sentence in such cases, the courts may do injustice to the society at large", Banumathi had said in the judgment. In the main judgement, the apex court had observed that the accused had found the woman as "an object for enjoyment" and "ravish her as they liked, treat her as they felt" to get "gross sadistic and beastly instinctual pleasure", and such acts were "bound to shock the ...

by | July 10, 2018 | 15:46

England defeated Sweden 2-0 in the quarterfinals to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup for the first time in 32 years. "They have got some fantastic players". "It really is. That's the only word I can describe it because we're all a family". "They were sending them to their mums, dads and grandparents who wouldn't believe them when they said how similar I looked!" "No-one wants to go home".

by | July 10, 2018 | 14:12

A "Sherpa" prepares a nominee for their hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, which includes escorting the individual to dozens of meetings on Capitol Hill. "Maine has its strong Trump core". Schatz in his statement also took issue with another part of the president's decision making process: that he was using a list pre-approved by the Federalist Society, a staunchly conservative think tank.

by | July 10, 2018 | 14:09

He has served since 2006 on the influential US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and was formerly a White House aide under George W Bush. His father, also a lawyer, was mentioned merely for inspiring the nominee's love of sports, which Kavanaugh says he has passed on to his young daughters, whose basketball teams he coaches.

by | July 09, 2018 | 05:29

Environment Canada expected temperatures to cool on Friday with much less extreme highs of 23C to 25C over the weekend. " The level of danger remains high, despite a decrease in humidity level ",- said the representative of service of emergency Canada Stefan Oberhoff.

by | July 09, 2018 | 05:29

The Japan Meteorological Agency said the rainfall was "historic" and warned more rain was set to batter already saturated parts of the nation through Sunday. Some people fled to rooftops and balconies and waved at hovering rescue helicopters. The city of Kurashiki and the Hiroshima prefecture are among the affected areas.

by | July 09, 2018 | 04:26

The Senate is tasked with vetting and ultimately confirming or rejecting whomever Trump chooses to fill the vacancy on America's highest court. On Monday, Trump expressed strongly favorable opinions about him, triggering talk that he's not a candidate to be ignored.

by | July 09, 2018 | 04:14

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters that U.S. and North Korean officials had set up working groups to deal with "nitty gritty stuff", including verification of efforts to achieve denuclearization , which would be headed on the U.S.

by | July 09, 2018 | 04:09

The rescuers of this unprecedented effort are trying to establish new ways to extract the boys from above, if the underground chambers flood and it is considered too risky to evacuate the team by diving out through the submerged passageways.

by | July 09, 2018 | 03:30

The two sister parties reached a compromise on Monday night to introduce new border regime on the border between Germany and Austria . At a press conference with his coalition partners in Vienna, Mr Kurz spoke out against Ms Merkel's "Welcome Culture" towards migrants of 2015 and said the European Union must take steps to protect its external borders against migrants.

by | July 09, 2018 | 01:50

On Friday, rebel negotiators said that they were on the verge of a deal that would see them surrender their heavy weapons in return for a cease-fire and, for some, safe passage to the country's final opposition-held area in the north. Friday's deal follows a string of similar accords with rebels for other areas of Syria, which have seen the government retake more than 60 percent of the country, according to the Observatory.

by | July 09, 2018 | 01:26

Sen. Roy Blunt said on Sunday that President Trump should reconsider his pledge to stop military drills with South Korea following North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's about-face over the weekend in which he accused the US of making "gangster-like" demands .

by | July 09, 2018 | 00:51

The Holiday fire in Goleta, California , north of Santa Barbara, grew rapidly overnight and is now at a size of 100 acres. Officials say the 100-acre (40.5-hectare) fire in Goleta is 80 percent contained Saturday and numerous 2,500 evacuated residents will be able to return by late afternoon.

by | July 09, 2018 | 00:35

Sturgess collapsed first, Rowley hours later. "The 45-year-old man who fell ill with Dawn remains critically ill in hospital and our thoughts are with him and his family as well". It is not believed that the couple in the latest poisoning incident had visited the sites connected to the Skripals in Salisbury, he said. They remain in hospital following their exposure to the deadly substance.

by | July 09, 2018 | 00:10

Trump finally nominated judge Neil Gorsuch . He crafted Trump's short list of potential Supreme Court nominees. The US President interviewed seven candidates from his master list of 25 judges, the White House said. "I'm very confident with this president's enthusiasm and with [Senate Majority] Leader McConnell's enthusiasm that they can get anybody confirmed", Leonard Leo, who is on leave from the Federalist Society to help the White House with the selection, told ABC's "This Week".

by | July 07, 2018 | 05:06

James Yenbamroong, founder and chief executive of Thai satellite communications business Mu Space Corp, said that SpaceX , Mr Musk's aerospace and transportation business, had "reached out to us today to help connect to Thai govt". As CNN reports, a former navy diver just passed away while attempting a rescue mission due to a drop in oxygen levels underground. There's no denying the rescue mission is a unsafe one, that was highlighted earlier today (July 6) when a former Navy Seal ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:49

Trump might "pride myself on my ability to write", but the Harry Potter author was quick to point out that a ghostwriter actually penned all his books! The US president shared the tweet attacking the media over " Fake News ", while also boasting about his " many best selling books" and his 'ability to write'.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:36

EximBank and CPPB did not immediately respond to Reuters request for comment. It is created to be part of China's Belt and Road initiative to form a huge economic zone that spans Asia and Europe. The company was contracted to build a 530 km (329 miles) railway traversing the Malaysian peninsula from east to west. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng earlier this week said there must be a "drastic" cut in costs for the 688-kilometer (430-mile) East Coast Rail Link, whose cost at 81 billion ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:04

Several of those executed Friday may have had requests for retrials pending, Amnesty International said. The followers executed were Masami Tsuchiya, 53; Seiichi Endo, 58; Tomomitsu Niimi, 54; Yoshihiro Inoue, 48; Tomomasa Nakagawa, 55; and Kiyohide Hayakawa, 68.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:01

But Washington has also warned European allies that they face possible penalties if they violate US sanctions, which Washington says are aimed at reducing Iranian oil exports to "zero" - a level that would deprive Iran's economy of its principal source of revenue and economic growth.

by | July 07, 2018 | 03:50

The Supreme Court shake-up represents the culmination of a comprehensive overhaul of Poland's justice system that gives the right-wing ruling party new powers over the courts. After staging protests on Tuesday outside the Supreme Court, Polish pro-democracy activists have vowed to hold more rallies around the country on Wednesday.

by | July 07, 2018 | 03:19

For Wednesday's two rounds of "mixed" matches for women and men, each team was comprised of both South and North Korean athletes. If the nuclear talks bog down, it could mean curtains for inter-Korean detente. The countries will follow up with more basketball diplomacy in Seoul this fall. "How do North Korea and the United States begin peace talks without this war weapon being removed?", Lee told Reuters at his farm while his aged mother packed boxes of yellow melons.

by | July 07, 2018 | 03:20

Medics attended again several hours later, after Mr Rowley also fell ill. Vil Mirzayanov, a Soviet scientist who worked on the development of Novichok before defecting to the United States, said that if the Amesbury couple were infected by material left over from the Skripals incident, it is unlikely the agent was exposed to the elements because it retained enough potency to cause harm.

by | July 07, 2018 | 02:56

Mr Trump drew widespread condemnation for pulling the USA out of the Paris climate change agreement. Smyth expressed doubts that the president would stop by for a pint but said he would "have a pint of stout ready for him in case". He said the two leaders would discuss "the issue of the relationship with Russian Federation". Mr Trump will return home on 16 July. May have had an at times strained relationship in the first 18 months of his presidency.

by | July 07, 2018 | 02:01

Interests in the Lesser Antilles should monitor the progress of Beryl, as hurricane watches could be needed for some of the islands by tonight. The GOES-East satellite photo shows Hurricane Beryl toward the lower right. Even though it's not expected to become a threat to the USA mainland, the hurricane's future remains uncertain, as the forecast keeps changing. Beryl is precocious, in that the first hurricane in the Atlantic Basin, which includes the Gulf of Mexico and the ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 01:39

Russian Federation has played a critical role in supporting Assad's two-week offensive with air power and negotiating local deals initially overseen by its military police. Indeed, watch for whether US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin discuss an end to the crisis at their summit later this month that could see Bashar al-Assad's leadership preserved in return for Russian checks on Iran's influence in Syria.