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by | September 09, 2018 | 18:28

Obama also condemned the politics of "fear and resentment" during his speech, which led him to become the top trending item on Twitter Friday morning. "If it (impeachment) does happen, it's your fault, because you didn't go out to vote. OK?" Obama on Saturday rejected what he called politics of fear and division, and said that they would fight for the education of all children, pay equity between men and women for the same work, protecting Social Security and Medicaid so people can retire ...

by | September 09, 2018 | 17:16

Florence remains a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph and located some 1,500 miles east of east of the USA mainland, slowly tracking to the west at less than 10 mph. Rainfall totals are hard to predict a week in advance, but if the National Hurricane Center's Sunday forecast proves true, the D.C. area could see up to a foot of new rainfall from Florence - and with it, the possibility of severe flooding.

by | September 09, 2018 | 16:55

In an announcement on Wednesday, Paraguay declared that it is going back on its earlier decision from May of 2018 to follow the USA in relocating their embassy to Jerusalem. Barkat tweeted his reaction: "I will travel to the ends of the earth for Jerusalem and Israel, just as I visited Paraguay at the request of Prime Minister Netanyahu".

by | September 09, 2018 | 16:17

The matter was heard by a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra; who had reserved its verdict on July 17 after hearing various stakeholders for four days, including gay rights activists. All of these dated claims have been rubbished for decades now, but our collective opinion doesn't seem to have shifted much, with our beliefs still inspired by arbitrary and dated ideas of morality imposed upon us, which a lot of people believe should be allowed to take ...

by | September 09, 2018 | 15:56

The government of Pakistan's newly elected prime minister removed a minority Ahmadi Muslim from a recently established economic council because of opposition from hard-line Islamists, a spokesman said Friday. Mian's appointment embroiled in a controversy after it was opposed by several individuals and groups, including the hardline Islamist party Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), who objected to his Ahmadi faith .

by | September 09, 2018 | 15:46

Forensic police are now investigating the scene. Coode St is now in lockdown. Police have not yet said what the relationship was between the man in custody and the deceased. The dead include women and children. "We are a very close community, we have a high school just a few hundred metres and the street is always so calm and peaceful.

by | September 09, 2018 | 15:29

The quake was strong enough to cause landslides on mountains in the area. The Japanese news outlet NHK said two people have been confirmed dead , 140 people were injured and another 40 have been reported missing. "Large quakes often occur, especially within two to three days (of a big one)", said Toshiyuki Matsumori, in charge of monitoring earthquakes and tsunamis at the meteorological agency.

by | September 09, 2018 | 15:16

Only minutes after the shocking announcement, in a tit-for-tat move, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed the Foreign Ministry to shutter its embassy in Paraguay's capital Asunción and recalled ambassador Ze'ev Harel for consultation.

by | September 09, 2018 | 13:23

Portions of central IL are under a flash flood watch starting at midnight Thursday through Sunday morning, according to an alert issued by the National Weather Service in Lincoln. Ponding on area roadways is possible everywhere, including during the Monday morning commute. The slow moving front finally works eastward into Monday as rain tapers off from west to east by Monday afternoon.

by | September 09, 2018 | 12:34

Dmitry Gudkov, a Russian opposition politician, tweeted: "Meet Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, suspected by Britain of the poisoning of the Skripals". Sturgess later died from exposure to the agent. Hemming noted that a European arrest warrant (EAW) had been obtained for the suspects, stating " if either man travels to a country where an EAW is valid, they will be arrested and face extradition on these charges for which there is no statute of limitations ".

by | September 09, 2018 | 12:14

While China can not exactly match Washington's threat to raise the stakes to US$200 billion worth of goods - its annual imports from America total only about US$150 billion - it announced a plan last month that would see variable tariffs applied to an extra US$60 billion worth of U.S.

by | September 09, 2018 | 11:47

Both probes have appeared to creep closer to him in recent weeks . A recent poll by ABC News and the Washington Post showed that almost half of the public supports Congress beginning impeachment proceedings, with support rising to 57% among women.

by | September 09, 2018 | 09:18

A CT woman blew off several of her fingers after lighting a stick of dynamite that she thought was a candle. Home Depot was closed. One of her children then called 911. Both the police and fire department searched the home and removed another dynamite device. Police said while fireworks and dynamite are against the law in the state of CT, no charges will be pressed because it seemed that the current homeowners had no idea explosives were in their house.

by | September 09, 2018 | 07:17

Former President Barack Obama spoke out against President Donald Trump on Friday while speaking at the University of IL. Former President Barack Obama speaks in Foellinger Auditorium on the University of IL campus in Urbana, Ill. "We are supposed to stand up to discrimination and we are sure as heck to stand up clearly and unequivocally to Nazi sympathisers", Obama said in an apparent reference to Trump saying there were "fine people on both sides" after the white supremacist protests ...

by | September 09, 2018 | 06:34

Sen. Chris Coons of DE said, "President Trump continues to show a troubling trend in which he views the Department of Justice as the private legal department of the Trump organization rather than an entity that is focused on respecting the Constitution and enforcing our laws".

by | September 09, 2018 | 06:24

The man in plaid's name is Tyler Linfesty , 17, a high schooler from the Billings, Montana area, according to the Daily Beast . He was told to smile and clap but "had to be honest with my views", Linfesty said . His facial expressions and reactions to the president's speech are going viral and even celebrities tweeted about him using the #PlaidShirtGuy hashtag on social media.

by | September 09, 2018 | 04:40

Women's March grew from a January 2017 demonstration that drew more than 500,000 people to Washington to oppose the Donald Trump's inauguration to the US presidency. Campaigning in Montana Thursday night , Trump said Kavanaugh deserves bipartisan support and criticized the "anger and the meanness on the other side- it's sick".

by | September 09, 2018 | 04:26

The sit-in was staged by supporters of Mohammed Morsi, a Brotherhood stalwart who became Egypt's first freely elected president in 2012 but was ousted a year later by the military, then led by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. The court sentenced Morsi's son, Ossama, to 10 years in jail, while 215 people were handed five-year prison terms. It initially said more than 40 police had died.

by | September 09, 2018 | 02:31

HST on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 in Fiji . "A destructive Pacific-wide tsunami is not expected and there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii", the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said in a bulletin. The quake has been rated by Global tectonic reports among the largest deep focus earthquakes ever observed and was one of ten earthquakes over M 4.3 recorded in the region east of Fiji today.

by | September 09, 2018 | 00:33

A Syrian woman sits on a straw mat next to children outside a tent at a camp for displaced civilians fleeing from advancing government forces near the village of Sarman in the rebel-held northwestern Idlib province, September 1, 2018. "We are not in a hurry", Jeffrey said, adding that he is "confident that the president is on board with this". President Trump has previously labelled Assad an "animal" for using the banned weapons , and called Iran and Russian Federation "responsible for ...