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by | September 03, 2018 | 22:25

According to the Star Tribune , the family has been identified as 39-year-old Eric Fryman, 29-year-old Cari Mews-Fryman, and their three children: 9-year-old Kyra, 5-year-old Annaliese, and 3-year-old Jansen. The weather changed unexpectedly about an hour after taking off, their kayak began taking on water and the boat eventually swamped, U.S. Coast Guard Master Chief Alan Haraf said.

by | September 03, 2018 | 21:26

A judge on Monday sentenced journalists Ko Wa Lone and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo to seven years in prison for possessing "secret" government documents, sparking global outrage and angry scenes outside the court in Yangon. The military crackdown followed attacks on police posts by Rohingya insurgents. Their trial under the Official Secrets Act, a colonial counter-espionage law, has marked a dramatic slide in press freedom in Myanmar, where the civilian government led by State Counsellor Daw Aung San ...

by | September 03, 2018 | 20:14

The incident sparked a wave of global anger and calls by the United Nations Security Council for a "credible and transparent" investigation. The findings of the Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT ) regarding allegations surrounding one of the operations carried out by Coalition on August 9 2018 in Saada concluded mistakes in compliance to the Rules of Engagement regarding the strike.

by | September 03, 2018 | 19:26

In the past month, Mr Corbyn has been criticised for his presence at a wreath-laying ceremony in Tunisia in 2014, which was said to have honoured the perpetrators of the 1972 Munich terror attack. "Antisemitism is one aspect of what is a deeper problem with the politics of Jeremy Corbyn and the people around him which is sort of a visceral anti-Western position", Blair said in an exclusive interview to mark the launch of Euronews' Raw Politics show.

by | September 03, 2018 | 19:22

Almost two-thirds of Malaysia's 31 million people are Muslims, who are governed by Islamic courts in family, marriage and personal issues. They had last month pleaded guilty to breaking Islamic laws and were sentenced to be caned and fined RM3,300 ($800, £619).

by | September 03, 2018 | 18:57

Burck said in the letter that 101,921 pages are not being given to the committee because the White House believes they are protected by presidential privilege and, after discussions with the Justice Department, "has directed that we not provide these documents for this reason".

by | September 03, 2018 | 18:32

When questioned about her wages, LaFountain said she wasn't sure how much she made previous year but had recently received a raise and made $1,600 every two weeks. The death of that baby wasn't investigated as a homicide at the time, but the similarities in the two cases caused investigators to broaden their probe, the police said in a press release.

by | September 03, 2018 | 16:53

Talks to keep Canada in the trade bloc are to resume this coming week as Washington and Ottawa try to break a deadlock over issues such as Canada's dairy market and USA efforts to shield drug companies from generic competition. He has vowed to negotiate a better deal - or withdraw from NAFTA altogether. NAFTA now contains three chapters with so-called dispute-resolution mechanisms in a range of cases, such as company complaints or anti-dumping disputes.

by | September 03, 2018 | 16:18

An official in the regional alliance backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had earlier attributed the blasts to Israeli missile strikes. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the blasts that rocked Damascus resulted in several explosions in a weapons depot inside the airport.

by | September 03, 2018 | 16:15

He said: "America behaves like wild wolves". Erdogan has remained defiant in the face of U.S. sanctions and said Turkey was not without an alternative, warning it could turn to new allies and markets. "We would not want ( Kyrgyzstan ) to have the same problems we faced", Erdogan said, referring to the 2016 attempted coup that Ankara has blamed on Gulen allies.

by | September 03, 2018 | 15:40

The strongly-worded report by the UNHRC team headed by former Indonesian attorney-general Marzuki Darusman said that allegations of genocide against Myanmar officials should be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC) or to a special tribunal.

by | September 03, 2018 | 15:26

Authorities in Arizona are searching for a man who they say killed the mother of his two little boys and another man before abducting them on Saturday. "Given the violence at the scene and given that he is wanted for the homicide of the boys' mother, as well as the roommate, we believe the boys to be in danger", Carbajal said.

by | September 03, 2018 | 15:27

But under US trade rules, the USA team doesn't have to make public the text of the revamped agreement for 30 additional days, buying more time to reach a deal with the Canadians. The new agreement between the US and Mexico focuses primarily on automobile manufacturing, including a provision to require that 40 to 45 percent of all automobile components be made by workers earning $16 or more per hour, which the USA hopes will help American manufacturers compete against low-wage auto workers ...

by | September 03, 2018 | 14:42

The meeting will be chaired by Xi Jinping , President of China . Dozens of African leaders have met with Chinese President Xi Jinping ahead of the conference. The pledge in 2015 was three times the figure announced at the 2012 forum. Adesina in the statement said the President will be accompanied to Beijing by his wife, Aisha, to participate in a Spouses' Programme on China-Africa at the Great Hall of the People, under the theme, "Joining Hands for a Future of AIDS".

by | September 03, 2018 | 13:25

A motorist drives past a bonfire lit by protestors in Kampala . Pictures shared on social media show plumes of smoke rising in the capital, with local media reporting that the protests are confined to Kamwokya slum, where the MP grew up.

by | September 03, 2018 | 13:11

According to the BBC , no injuries have been reported as firefighters continue to battle the blaze at the building, which once served as a residence for the Portuguese royal family. 2, 2018. The deputy director, Duarte, voiced "profound discouragement and huge anger" as the treasured institution burned, accusing Brazilian authorities of a "lack of attention".

by | September 03, 2018 | 12:40

Kyaw Soe Oo has a three-year-old daughter and Wa Lone's wife, Pan Ei Mon, gave birth to their first child last month. The case has outraged the global community for attacking media freedom and has intensified the glare on Myanmar security forces over its crackdown on the Muslim minority in Rakhine state.

by | September 03, 2018 | 12:27

However, a video posted on Twitter appeared to show a man holding a handgun, with two deputies nearby. The sheriff's department said the alleged gunman shot by deputies was taken to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and his condition was unknown.

by | September 03, 2018 | 10:16

A while later, he saw another man lying on the ground nearby, he said . Commuters are advised to avoid the area and the station was partially closed for a time, however it has since been fully reopened. EDT) at the busy Central Station in downtown Amsterdam when a man walked into a group of people. A special police department opened a routine probe into why police shot the man.

by | September 03, 2018 | 09:43

It warned that some of the strikes " may amount to war crimes ", Reuters reported. The statement pledged to hold those responsible accountable, and said families of the victims would be compensated. In June, the AP reported that hundreds of detainees had been subjected to sexual abuse and torture. He said that this hostile action by the Houthi militia proves the Iranian regime's continued involvement in supporting the armed group in clear and explicit defiance of the United Nations ...