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by | August 26, 2018 | 20:39

Ford, assistant secretary of state, said that the State Department has determined pursuant to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 that "the Government of the Russian Federation has used chemical weapons in violation of worldwide law or lethal chemical weapons against its own nationals".

by | August 26, 2018 | 20:25

Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted that Germany must first reach agreements with other countries. Stefano Principato, a Red Cross representative, said the health of the migrants "isn't particularly critical", adding that their problems "are more psychological than physical".

by | August 26, 2018 | 18:34

In his first speech as prime minister elect, he said his government would address Australia's "economic and national security" as well as the long-running drought in New South Wales. Turnbull's departure from politics is to spark a by-election for his Sydney seat, threatening the government's one-seat parliamentary majority. "There was a determined insurgency from a number of people, " Mr Turnbull said.

by | August 26, 2018 | 17:05

Mr. Trump also said the nuclear negotiations with North Korea have been hampered by a lack of support from China , which is the North's only major ally and is engaged in an intensifying trade dispute with the United States. Trump said on Friday that "because of our much tougher trading stance with China, I do not believe they are helping with the process of denuclearisation as they once were", despite United Nations sanctions against the nuclear-armed regime.

by | August 26, 2018 | 16:10

Sharidari said the 2 dead were a pregnant woman and a 70-year-old man who suffered a heart attack. At least one person has been killed and another 58 wounded following a 6.1-magnitude natural disaster in western Iran. Images on social media showed people being rushed to hospitals, but suggested relatively light damage to infrastructure. President Hassan Rouhani said those responsible would be held to account.

by | August 26, 2018 | 15:00

The natural disaster earlier reported was of magnitude 8 but it slowly upgraded to 8.2. The epicenter was 135km (83 miles) west of the Peruvian village of Inapari, and 226km (140 miles) west of the Bolivian city of Cobija. The quake was reported at 5:37 PM PST off the Ndoi Island and struck at a depth of 559.6 kilometres in the Pacific. Peru is situated in the Ring of Fire, an area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean, which is vulnerable to frequent quake and volcanic eruptions.

by | August 26, 2018 | 14:18

August 25, 2017 marked military raids across Rakhine state in Myanmar which the United Nations dubbed "ethnic cleansing". "We saw men, women, young and old, demanding their rights, demanding justice, pleading to the worldwide community to do more to help them, but also saying that they want to make sure that the perpetrators of this genocide - the Myanmar army - need to be held to account and brought to justice by the global Criminal Court", he added.

by | August 26, 2018 | 12:56

Weisselberg did not know what $130,000 was for, according to one person familiar with the situation, and approved it because of Cohen's longstanding role as counsel to Donald Trump . Weisselberg was also mentioned on a recording released last month by a lawyer for Cohen in which Cohen and Mr. Trump discuss paying for McDougal's story.

by | August 26, 2018 | 12:43

Minutes after Atmar's resignation, President Ashraf Ghani appointed his ambassador to Washington DC, Hamdullah Mohib, as his new National Security Adviser. The abrupt departure of one of the most powerful government figures also came just days after the Ghani government refused to attend a multi-national conference that Russian Federation plans to host on September 4 to discuss ways to end the war in Afghanistan.

by | August 26, 2018 | 12:42

The attorney for the doorman, Marc Held , claims his client, Dino Sajudin , signed a contract with American Media Inc. It also says that if AMI decides to not publish the story, they do not owe Sajudin any pay. American Media Inc. said that Sajudin's allegations about Donald Trump's secret love child were "not credible", and CNN noted that the allegation has not been independently confirmed by any other sources.

by | August 26, 2018 | 12:17

The new energy minister - or the "minister for reducing electricity prices" - is Angus Taylor . The thread titled "Friends for Stability" allege Mathias McCormann was securing votes for Ms Bishop to keep Scott Morrison out of the race.

by | August 26, 2018 | 10:42

The bear reportedly shook its head and then retreated back into the bush. After the clinic saw the young boy, they transferred him to a hospital in Big Sky, Montana for further treatment. However, this is the first incident reported since 2015. Aside from jail time, Reinke was given five years of unsupervised probation, during which he must abstain from alcohol and drugs and can not enter Yellowstone, Glacier or Grand Teton national parks, the news outlet said.

by | August 26, 2018 | 08:49

But we know that he's an illegal immigrant who is from Mexico and has lived in Iowa for 4-7 years. The authorities charged Cristhian Rivera , who they said is an unauthorized immigrant from Mexico, with first-degree murder in her death. Rasley wrote. "It's not an immigration story". Trump has claimed that people living in the USA illegally often commit crimes, but studies by social scientists and the libertarian Cato Institute reject that assertion.

by | August 26, 2018 | 06:13

Troy Balderson, Republican candidate for Ohio's 12th Congressional District, speaks to a crowd of supporters during an election night party Tuesday, Aug. The special election was a test of voter sentiment before November's high-stakes general election, which will decide which political party controls the House.

by | August 26, 2018 | 05:56

British Airways said it was suspending its London to Tehran service "as the operation is now not commercially viable". "As a result of the negative results and financial outlook for the Tehran operation, the last flight will take off from Amsterdam on 22 September 2018 and land at Schiphol on 23 September", KLM said in a statement.

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:14

Morrison set to work on Saturday building a new Cabinet, although the only confirmed change so far is the appointment of his Liberal Party deputy Josh Frydenberg, the former energy minister, as treasurer. Relations between Trump and Turnbull started badly in February 2017 when Trump berated the Australian leader over a bilateral refugee agreement before abruptly ending their telephone conversation, according to a leaked transcript of the call.

by | August 26, 2018 | 02:08

Its footage from the site also showed that the hotel's main hall had burned down. It was the latest in a series of deadly blazes in the country which has been trying to improve public safety over the past two decades. Xinhua reported last year that there had been 312,000 fire accidents across China in 2016, which in total killed 1,582 people, injured 1,065 and caused a direct financial loss of 3.72 billion yuan (US$543 million), although all three totals were about 10 per cent down from the ...

by | August 26, 2018 | 01:47

Coworkers of murder suspect Cristhian Bahena Rivera said he didn't behave any differently in the month between the murder of Mollie Tibbetts and his confession. Tibbetts, according to the illegal alien's story, said he needed to get away from her or she would call the police. However, she noted in her initial statement about Tibbetts' death that "too many Iowans have been lost at the hands of criminals who broke our immigration laws".

by | August 26, 2018 | 01:40

Trump opened his salvo against Sessions on Thursday, saying Sessions " never took control of the Justice Department ". "I put in an attorney general that never took control of the justice department", Trump said in an interview to Fox and Friends , his first comprehensive response to the conviction of Manafort and Cohen.

by | August 26, 2018 | 01:42

She wrote on Twitter: "The video released today of the leader of @ UKLabour making inexcusable comments - defended by a party spokesman - makes me as a proud British Jew feel unwelcome in my own party". British Jews are right to be scared", he said. Marcus Dysch, head of external affairs at Jewish education and vocational training organisation World ORT, said: "Unambiguous anti-Semitic hate from Corbyn, a terrorist-sympathising, purge-orchestrating, fear-mongering, unaccountable, ...