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by | September 13, 2018 | 16:37

Writing on Twitter Wednesday morning, the president said that his administration "did an unappreciated great job in Puerto Rico" despite having to deal with "an inaccessible island with very poor electricity and a totally incompetent Mayor of San Juan".

by | September 13, 2018 | 14:39

The latest reportedly showed two Saudi females working in a garment store, with one discarding her abaya. In the 30-second video, the man and woman briefly joke about eating their breakfast together, with nobody else invited. Towards the end, the woman appears to feed the man which irked people who lambasted the man on social media. It was not immediately clear if the woman in the video was arrested.

by | September 13, 2018 | 12:07

Congress media in-charge Randeep Surjewala in a tweet said that Mr. Mallya's "consultation meetings" with the "Fiscal Management Blog Minister" makes it clear that the BJP is running "tour travels and immigration" for "loot scoot and settle abroad" brigade.

by | September 13, 2018 | 11:10

That's a 6-point drop from 42% last month. That's 4 points below his previous 2018 low of 35% approval among political independents in CNN polling, and 1 point below his previousall-time low among independents in CNN polling, reached in November 2017.

by | September 13, 2018 | 06:21

Gul Majid was among scores of protesters blocking the highway between the provincial capital of Jalalabad and a major Pakistan border crossing when he "heard a big bomb". A second bomb went off as students from a neighbouring boys' school and locals gathered at the scene, Khogyani added. The Taliban has denied involvement.

by | September 13, 2018 | 05:32

Asked about the case on Wednesday at the eastern economic forum in Vladivostok, Mr Putin tried to shift the blame away from the Russian state, insisting that the two men were "civilians". "These men are officers of the Russian military intelligence service, the GRU". He said the government had exposed them as GRU operatives - and that is what they are.

by | September 13, 2018 | 05:35

British prosecutors last week identified two Russians they said were operating under aliases - Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov - whom they accused of trying to murder the Skripals with a military-grade nerve agent in England. The pair, who are said to be operatives of the country's GRU military intelligence service, entered the United Kingdom from Russian Federation via Gatwick Airport in March, smuggling the nerve agent by using a perfume bottle.

by | September 13, 2018 | 02:26

As the United States east coast braces for Hurricane Florence, an even stronger super typhoon is barreling down on southeast Asia, with Hong Kong and Macau square in its path. Super Typhoon Manghkut is on track to hit the northern Philippines with its strongest winds on Friday before striking Taiwan and then possibly heading towards Hong Kong and mainland China .

by | September 13, 2018 | 01:59

In addition to mobilizing 300,000 Russian troops, the exercise includes 1,000 aircraft and 36,000 military vehicles, South China Morning Post reported , which is the biggest show of force since Zapad-81 drills at the height of the Cold War.

by | September 13, 2018 | 01:49

Numerous nearly 3,000 deaths due to Maria were attributed to power failures and a lack of access to healthcare and clean water which makes the massive stockpile of water bottles all the more puzzling and frustrating. The mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, appears far from incompetent, but in October of past year, a poll found just 32 percent of Americans thought Trump did a good job responding to the crisis in Puerto Rico.

by | September 12, 2018 | 23:27

After another alleged toxic attack outside Damascus in April, Britain, France and the United States also carried out retaliatory strikes. "We've been hearing the regime and Russian Federation threaten to bomb us with chemical weapons ", said Hadheefa al-Shahhad.

by | September 12, 2018 | 23:26

Earlier this year, Francis faced heavy criticism for repeatedly discrediting the victims of a notorious Chilean predator priest. Francis eventually admitted to " grave errors in judgment " and took steps to make amends, including securing offers of resignation from every active member of Chile's bishops' conference.

by | September 12, 2018 | 21:39

The order described by a U.S. official familiar with its drafting as "another tool in the tool kit" to deter election interference by foreign adversaries, according to The Wall Street Journal . electoral infrastructure - electoral databases, vote tabulation processes and the like - but also of propaganda campaigns and leaks of sensitive political information.

by | September 12, 2018 | 18:10

The credibility of the US church leadership is now in tatters over the McCarrick scandal and recent revelations in the Pennsylvania grand jury report, which found that some 300 priests abused more than 1,000 children since the 1940s - and that a string of bishops in six dioceses covered up for them, including the current archbishop of Washington, Cardinal Donald Wuerl.

by | September 12, 2018 | 17:53

FEMA, First Responders and Law Enforcement are supplied and ready. Hurricane Maria killed almost 3,000 people and is one of the deadliest hurricanes on record. In a morning tweet, Trump called Cruz "totally incompetent". Cruz was among those who criticized Trump's assertion Tuesday that the federal government's response to Maria was a success, saying his comments added "insult to injury".

by | September 12, 2018 | 16:58

The latest "fake" news on the possible use of chemicals by the Syrian government is nothing more than a scenario to justify another Western military aggression against the country, the Iranian envoy noted. The Syrian army is building up troops near frontlines. There are already 3.5 million Syrian refugees sheltering in camps in Turkey and further waves of people in need could jeopardize its ability to provide assistance.

by | September 12, 2018 | 13:55

May told MPs the pair "are officers of the Russian military intelligence service, also known as the GRU" - adding the attack had been sanctioned from higher up. Prime Minister Theresa May said intelligence showed the poisonings were state-sponsored by Russian Federation. Detectives believe it is likely the two suspects, thought to be aged around 40, travelled under aliases and that Petrov and Boshirov are not their real names.

by | September 12, 2018 | 10:55

Papadopoulos denied recalling that Sessions "pushed back" during the meeting, as Sessions subsequently claimed. He added that after the March meeting, others in the campaign were aware of his efforts pursuing a Trump-Putin meeting, including then-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and senior aide Sam Clovis.

by | September 12, 2018 | 10:13

During Mitchell's trial, Smart testified she was taken from her bed and marched up a rugged mountain path in her red silk pajamas. The couple kept Smart for nine months until authorities found her in walking down a street in Sandy, a suburb of Salt Lake City just 18 miles from her family's residence.

by | September 12, 2018 | 04:00

According to Hindustan Times , the accident, which killed at least five children, occurred as the bus returned from the Hanuman Temple atop Kondagattu Hills. Maneder Reddy said. Dr A Sadamohan, Superintendent of area hospital, said that most passengers had died of head injuries. Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao expressed shock over the accident.