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by | April 20, 2018 | 01:25

Diaz-Canel, former first vice-president and an electronics engineer who will turn 58 this Friday, was nominated by the National Candidature Commission on Wednesday after he was proposed by the 604 National Assembly lawmakers to head the country.

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:23

Robinson sided with the ACLU's January motion to hold Kobach, Kansas' secretary of state, in contempt for the failures, as the court had ordered him previously to comply. In May 2016, the same federal judge that has now found Kobach in contempt of court struck a blow to the law by ruling that Kansas could not require people to show proof of citizenship when registering to vote in certain circumstances.

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:22

Turkish authorities have launched an nearly two-year-long crackdown on suspected Gulenists, as well as waging a brutal offensive against the PKK-linked YPG Kurdish militia in Syria. I love Turkey. I've been praying for Turkey for 25 years. "Pastor Andrew Brunson, a fine gentleman and Christian leader in the United States, is on trial and being persecuted in Turkey for no reason ", Trump tweeted.

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:24

It does not even rank at the top of the list of President Assad's chemical crimes. "It is urgent that all parties in Syria engage in the United Nations -led political process to end this tragedy". Initial reports were that the drone was purely on a reconnaissance mission. On April 9, Israel launched a retaliatory airstrike on the T-4 air base from which the drone was controlled, which killed seven IRGC members.

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:21

Michael Abraham, executive director of the national Theta Tau organization, said that he had not yet seen the video but that the organization was "investigating the allegations and will decide on the best course of action when it is more complete".

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:17

Teleworking is not an option in the Senate , which requires members to vote in-person. Duckworth tweeted Thursday morning that she was due back into the Senate for a vote on the confirmation of NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine. Having 10 babies on the Senate floor, as Hatch suggested, "would be a delight", Klobuchar said. Sen. Klobuchar says she spent almost two months privately reassuring Republicans and Democrats that the new rule would not mean diaper-changing or nursing in the ...

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:17

The IG's report provided the basis for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to fire McCabe last month. In its report released Friday, the inspector general's office said McCabe " lacked candor " in July 2017 when he told investigators - under oath - "that he was not aware of [the Federal Bureau of Investigation attorney] having been authorized to speak to reporters around October 30", and he " lacked candor " again four months later when he acknowledged authorizing the disclosure but "stated ...

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:16

Documents from an investigation into Prince's death, made public previous year, revealed that controlled substances had been found hidden in vitamin bottles throughout the Paisley Park complex. The singer recovered after receiving two shots of naloxone, an overdose antidote, often referred to by its brand name Narcan. "The fact that criminal charges are not brought certainly does not mean that some person or persons associated with Prince did not assist or enable Prince in obtaining ...

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:11

The team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons arrived 10 days after the alleged attack, raising concerns that any evidence the inspectors find could be useless. The alleged gas attack, which Syrian activists say killed more than 40 people, prompted punitive US, British and French airstrikes. But delays and security fears have cast uncertainty over the current fact-finding mission (FFM).

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:07

Many went to the beaches to watch the show or gathered on their apartments' verandas or tall buildings to have a peek. Israel has also reduced its air force's participation in an exercise in the United States next month, with army radio reporting the decision was due to the tensions.

by | April 20, 2018 | 01:05

Like Sullenberger, Shults was confronted with a serious inflight emergency when an engine on the 737 she was flying essentially disintegrated. "She's a formidable woman, as sharp as a tack", Shults' brother-in-law, Gary Shults, told the AP .

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:59

F-k outta here with your nice words", one of her posts read. "If you'd like to know what it's like to be an Arab American Muslim American woman with some clout online expressing an opinion, look at the racists going insane in my mentions right now".

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:56

Andrew Cuomo plans to circumvent the state legislature to restore voting rights for thousands of convicted felons on parole. "If some of the ongoing scandals became linked to Cuomo directly, if the Republicans put up credible candidate, she might be able to get 10 to 15 percent [in the general election]", he said .

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:57

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway, who was also present for the call, argued that anything less than strong bipartisan confirmation would be hypocritical for Senate Democrats . Pompeo is Director of the Central Intelligence Agency . Such a move would be quite rare, especially since the Senate historian's office has said no secretary of state nominee has received an unfavorable committee vote since 1925.

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:54

The action followed ZTE's violation of an agreement reached after it was caught illegally shipping US goods to Iran. While Huawei is forced to leave the USA market, ZTE might face a much bigger trouble after violating export regulations because it might not be able to install widely used Google Apps such as Gmail, Google Drive, YouTube, and Maps on its smartphones as a result of the current ban .

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:44

Michael Cohen had sued in New York City over publication of the unverified dossier detailing alleged ties between Trump and Russian Federation. Cohen is entangled in the legal case surrounding records seized from his office and hotel room during an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid last week.

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:43

The source also said the Cohen investigation, together with the abrupt departure of John Dowd from Trump's legal team, slowed, but did not halt talks about Trump sitting down for a potential interview with Mueller. The police department appeared to be acting on information gathered from a group " Nobody is Above the Law " that has been preparing for demonstrations should the president move to fire Mueller.

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:18

Trump and Abe are both avid golfers and played previous year at another Trump course in Jupiter. The US administration's confirmation on the talks indicated that everything was proceeding fine towards what could be considered the most awaited summit of the 21st century.

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:11

Instagram model Melina Roberge , 24, was sentenced in a Sydney, Australia , court on April 18. Roberge was called an Instagram influencer, publishing trendy images of herself and her good friends in glamorous environments. "I doubt she is now", Judge Traill said. An Australian judge has sentenced a Quebec woman to eight years in prison for drug trafficking, in a decision that also criticized young people for their relentless pursuit of social media fame.

by | April 19, 2018 | 02:11

Al-Jubeir condemned the continued ballistic missile attacks on Saudi Arabian cities and considered such attacks in breach of worldwide humanitarian law. However, Sanaa remains under rebel control. Almost 10,000 people have since been killed in Yemen's conflict, in what the United Nations has called the world's worst humanitarian crisis.