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by | August 24, 2018 | 22:27

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop , another Turnbull backer, was also in the running but was eliminated in the first round of voting. Experts predict Julie Bishop will retain her position as deputy party leader, making it her third time in the role to three separate leaders.

by | August 24, 2018 | 21:50

The president said the two payments - which totaled $280,000 - " came from me" and noted a May tweet in which he acknowledged paying Cohen a monthly retainer to stop "false and extortionist accusations". U.S. president Donald Trump speaks at a Make America Great Again rally at Charleston on 22 August. "I don't know how you can impeach somebody who has done a great job", Trump said.

by | August 24, 2018 | 20:57

Chamisa's lawyers accused the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) of inflating Mnangagwa's vote tally by 69,000 to avoid a runoff, and that the ZEC's revision of the results was sufficient evidence that fraud occurred. However, Malaba said the court could only invalidate a presidential election in very limited and specific circumstances, and the MDC had not provided specific evidence of the "general" allegations they had made.

by | August 24, 2018 | 20:02

Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized the importance of further strengthening bilateral relations between Pakistan and the United States based on mutual trust and mutual benefit. At a press conference following that exchange, Nauert said, "I can only say we stand by our readout". "That may surprise some of you, but they had a good call".

by | August 24, 2018 | 19:53

PLEASE NOTE: This video contains strong language and a derogatory term. I have watched my video and I feel total shame. Racism remains a major issue in South Africa, where white-minority rule ended in 1994. "It is important for people not to think this is what other people in South Africa think", he said, adding that he had offended everyone who wanted harmony in South Africa, "a handsome and diverse country".

by | August 24, 2018 | 17:58

Khaw Kim-sun allegedly left the exercise ball filled with the gas in a locked vehicle with the two women, where it slowly leaked carbon monoxide and killed his wife and 16-year-old daughter, the BBC reported. Prosecutors said on Wednesday that Khaw, a Malaysian national, was having an affair with a student and his wife would not grant him a divorce. The mother and daughter were rushed to the nearby Prince of Wales Hospital, the same one where Khaw worked, and were declared dead.

by | August 24, 2018 | 15:55

Trump has repeatedly decried the government's treatment of Manafort - who a jury found guilty Tuesday on eight counts of tax- and bank-fraud charges. Why was Manafort on trial again? "We're supposed to assume he's innocent and therefore he does not need to defend himself, and the judge made that very clear, that there is no requirement for him to do so".

by | August 24, 2018 | 15:46

Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said Britain was determined to "manage the risks and embrace the opportunities" of Brexit. What do the papers say? London is Europe's leading financial services hub, with the worldwide banks and investment houses based there working for clients across the EU.

by | August 24, 2018 | 09:57

During her sentencing , victor apologized to the government, the court and her family. The information that victor provided to The Intercept resulted in this June 5, 2017 news story: " Top-Secret NSA Report details Russian hacking effort days before 2016 election ".

by | August 24, 2018 | 09:54

And Sessions has never asserted himself at the Justice Department, as Trump told Fox News in an interview broadcast on Thursday. "Bizarrely, there are people in this body now talking like the attorney general will be fired, should be fired, I'm not sure how to interpret the comments of the last couple of hours", Sasse said.

by | August 24, 2018 | 09:53

The source said the DNC is investigating who may have been responsible for the attempted attack, but that it has no reason to believe its voter file was accessed or altered. Patterson explained that databases typically used by campaign and election sites are based on a common database management system, MySQL, which allows users to easily "exploit and imprint bad data".

by | August 24, 2018 | 03:30

Asked to comment on the statement , Alexander Huang (黃介正), an associate professor in the New Taipei-based Tamkang University's Department of Diplomacy and International Relations, told CNA that it shows the USA government has been assisting Taiwan in solidifying ties with El Salvador over the past weeks.

by | August 24, 2018 | 00:27

The funds would be dispersed to states that would then divide them among districts that allow teachers to carry gun for defense of themselves and their students. "Why? Because gun manufacturers are in the hole at least $100 million since Trump's election", theorized Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts on social media.

by | August 23, 2018 | 23:39

Iran has previously said it could hit Israeli cities with missiles. The Kowsar's close similarities to the lightweight F-5 and F-5E fighters highlight the technological constraints Iran continues to face as it remains under USA and European sanctions on defence exports.

by | August 23, 2018 | 22:06

Family handout photograph showing British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe reunited with her daughter Gabriella after her temporary release from an Iranian jail, in Tehran, Iran August 23, 2018. Although Johnson later corrected himself, Iranian state television highlighted his comments as justification for imprisoning her. "She immediately joined her four-year-old daughter, Gabriella who welcomed her mom with flowers", he said.

by | August 23, 2018 | 20:10

Facebook last month removed 32 pages and accounts tied to another misinformation campaign without describing its origins, but which USA lawmakers said likely had Russian involvement. A third group, who Facebook didn't identify, was sharing information about Middle East politics in Arabic and Farsi. Facebook said it removed 254 pages and 392 accounts across its flagship platform as well as its Instagram service.

by | August 23, 2018 | 20:02

The weather agency warned of gusts, high waves and heavy rain as Typhoon Cimaron crosses over the Japanese archipelago before reaching the Sea of Japan by early Friday, while airline companies have made a decision to cancel over 300 flights to and from airports in the Shikoku and Kinki regions.

by | August 23, 2018 | 19:43

Kyagulanyi was in the region campaigning for an opposition candidate. He'd been so badly beaten he couldn't walk or talk. Later, the charges were reduced to illegal possession of firearms and ammunition at a military court in Gulu , northern Uganda .

by | August 23, 2018 | 19:41

An ambassador from Thailand today tweeted to say that India has made it clear that it would not accept global aid for flood relief in Kerala - raising concerns of a shortfall during reconstruction in the ravaged state. As many as 357 people have lost their lives in the state so far. In Tamil Nadu too, prayers were offered for the well-being of those affected by the floods in the neighbouring state.

by | August 23, 2018 | 19:38

Russian President Vladimir Putin told the United States that an Iranian presence in Syria does not tally with Russian interests and he would be content to see all Iran-linked forces go home, national security adviser John Bolton said Wednesday.