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by | February 20, 2018 | 19:47

Venezuela is introducing a new cryptocurrency as the economy struggles to cope with United States sanctions and hyperinflation. In 2017, the US sanctioned nearly 50 Venezuelans for undermining democracy, according to the State Department.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:47

But looking across and seeing a Maple Leaf on the opposing team's jerseys - at the Olympics , no less - was still odd. South Korea had only won against Britain before Monday. Canada and Italy shared gold in 1998 - and Italy got the gold over West Germany in 1968, even though both sleds had the same time. "I had 17-year-olds coming up to me, asking me how to shoot the puck".

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:45

President Donald Trump found an unlikely ally in his mission to convince the internet that Russia's attempts to interfere in the 2016 US election didn't actually help get him elected: Facebook advertising executive Rob Goldman. "The Russian 'hoax " was that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia - it never did!" Tweeted Trump: "Russia started their anti-US campaign in 2014, long before I announced that I would run for President".

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:43

However, multi-day rainfall totals in the 20-30 mm range are expected in some areas. Widespread fog will persist Tuesday morning. Reports say the rain will taper off later Monday afternoon with another round of showers and rainfall in the evening.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:35

This story was first published on CNN .com, " Exclusive: Mueller's interest in Kushner grows to include foreign financing efforts ". Mr Mueller's team is looking into Mr Kushner's conversations during the presidential transition to get financing for the Kushner Companies-backed 666 Fifth Avenue office building in NY after financial setbacks, CNN said, citing people familiar with the investigation.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:30

The ISIS fighters were disguised in Iraqi Army uniforms, and had set up a fake checkpoint in the area, and attacked the militia members when they came by, sparking a multi-hour gunfight. In a statement, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered security forces to bring those responsible to justice. Iraqi officials have already warned of the risks of "sleeper cells" loyal to the organization remaining active in parts of Iraq which have been liberated.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:25

To avail this deal from Best Buy and enjoy the Friday Phonedays promo, you just have to sign up for the standard 24-month installment plan of Verizon. And this despite the reset of the Google Pixel 2 to the factory settings. Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are two of the best premium camera smartphones available in the market, but a lot of potential buyers might feel a little discouraged by their price tags.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:21

In its complaint to the Central Bureau of Investigation, PNB alleged that the fraud was led by Modi, who's dressed Hollywood actors, including Kate Winslet, and Bollywood actors, such as Priyanka Chopra . The probe agency has also started interrogating five more officials, including general manager level officers, taking the total number of officials facing questioning to 11, they said.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:15

Israel has been striking targets in Gaza in response to an incident involving a bomb that went off when IDF soldiers approached the border fence on Shabbos to pull down a Palestinian flag that had been planted on the fence. Two of the soldiers are in serious condition, the army said, and were evacuated by helicopter to Soroka-University Medical Center in Beersheba. The explosion occurred around 4 p.m.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:13

As per the agreements, Noble Energy and its partners will sell about 1.15 trillion cubic feet of natural gas produced from each of the Leviathan and Tamar fields to Dolphinus. "This is a joyous day". Egypt had once sold gas to Israel, but the deal collapsed in 2012 after months of attacks on the pipeline by militants in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:12

The statement also noted that the investigation, which was announced on Sunday, is a "branch" of a probe launched in June 2017 into suspected corruption at Bezeq, Israel's largest telecom company. The revelations come just days after police said there were grounds to indict the prime minister himself in a separate case for bribery, fraud and breach of public trust, in the biggest challenge yet to the right-wing premier's long tenure in power.

by | February 20, 2018 | 19:11

Trump visited the Broward Health North Hospital on Friday, where he privately met with two victims and later said they were in "really great shape" considering the severity of the massacre. But after talking with Sen. Members of his own party were disturbed by the suggestion, "The president should be staying out of the law enforcement business".

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:50

Tsvangirai became a symbol of resistance to the ruling Zanu-PF's authoritarianism, entrenched since Zimbabwe broke from its colonial master Britain in 1980. A split in the MDC could hand advantage to Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa who took power from Robert Mugabe following a military takeover in November.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:36

Relatives of Filipina worker Joanna Demafelis, whose body was found inside a freezer in Kuwait, hold banners as they wait for the arrival of Joanna's body from Manila at Iloilo International Airport in Iloilo province, central Philippines , yesterday.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:39

Another press van clipped a Secret Service vehicle once it was on the grounds of Trump International Golf Club. At no time was any Secret Service protectee in danger or impacted. The Atlantic Ocean is seen adjacent to President Donald Trump's beach front Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida - also sometimes called his Winter White House - on January 11, 2018.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:36

The mayor then warned "we are expecting homes to be flooded", pushing civilians who are in low-lying spots to carry out an evacuation. "The full impact of the storm will be felt overnight and tomorrow morning", Lianne Dalziel, Christchurch Mayor said on Tuesday.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:26

Trump tweeted about the nation's "heavy heart" after the shooting in Parkland. The students' cries for action would appear to enjoy broad support. The legislation amounts to a narrow, technical fix, leaving unaddressed the broader, divisive issue of permissive gun laws under a constitutional amendment that protects the right to bear arms.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:25

Known as AKK, Mrs Kramp-Karrenbauer, 55, is a centrist who supported Dr Merkel's initial open-border policy during the 2015-2016 refugee crisis. Popularly known as "mini-Merkel", Ms Kramp-Karrenbauer has always been seen as the chancellor's preferred successor.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:24

My interest in her lies in the fact that I have not seen or met anyone with her level of spirituality. Pandemonium broke out when Minister for Urban Development Syed Haroon Ahmed Sultan Bokhari, with a wry smile on his face, said he is generous in offering parks as venues for social functions, even allowing weddings of those people who are marrying for the third or the fourth time.

by | February 20, 2018 | 18:22

Officials said a five-and-a-half-year old girl went missing from a village under Wakro police station on February 12. Sanjay Sobor and Jagdish Lohar accused of raping a 5-yr-old girl, were dragged out of police custody and beaten to death on the streets.