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by | September 14, 2018 | 17:11

A 6-1 vote also saw the court rule that the UK's regime for obtaining communications data from service providers " was not in accordance with the law ", and the ECHR said there were " insufficient safeguards " for journalistic material in the United Kingdom government's policy.

by | September 14, 2018 | 17:03

The deal is expected to be announced in a Washington courtroom on Friday, but it remains unclear whether Manafort has also agreed to cooperate with prosecutors , ABC said, citing three unnamed sources with knowledge of the discussions. Neither trial actually concerned his work with President Trump's campaign and all the purported conduct happened before he took that post. If Manafort is getting a deal, that means Mueller is getting something in return.

by | September 14, 2018 | 15:56

On Wednesday the European Parliament voted 448-197 in favor of a report recommending the launch of a so-called Article 7 procedure, which could lead to the suspension of Hungary's EU voting rights. Sant said that he disagreed with a number of the policies followed by the Hungarian government for their illiberal and authoritarian orientation. Under pressure from the European Union Commission, Orban is facing a vote that could see Hungary lose its voting rights in the bloc for undercutting ...

by | September 14, 2018 | 14:50

Mr Ma said he was told "if you are anxious about the baby, then we'll give you 20,000 yuan [$4000] to abort it". This revelation caused the offer to be upped to 20,000 yuan so that the woman could get an abortion . According to a report from Chinese outlet Kanka News , the market value of Xiabu Xiabu has been on a downward trend since August. In a statement published on Saturday on the Chinese messaging platform WeChat, the bureau said that while it found no traces of rats, the ...

by | September 14, 2018 | 14:27

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said, "Parliament wants, more than ever, to be at the heart of democracy". Africa should be helped with trade and investment rather than rely on aid, Juncker will say, while also proposing to beef up Europe's defenses against poor Africans heading north.

by | September 14, 2018 | 14:02

Video footage shows beach-goers running in panic as part of a cliff peels off the rock wall at the end of Navagio beach , tumbling to the sand. The rock's weight drove waves on to the crowded beach , Mr O'Connell said, as families scrambled to safety. Meanwhile, some boats were capsizing in the strong waves.

by | September 14, 2018 | 12:33

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, head of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, has said he wants the Pope to authorize a full-fledged Vatican investigation into McCarrick, who was removed as cardinal in July after a credible accusation he groped a teenager.

by | September 14, 2018 | 12:06

China on Tuesday told the new United Nations human rights chief to respect its sovereignty after she called for access to its regions following "deeply disturbing" allegations of mass detentions of Muslim minorities. Calling the allegations against China "deeply disturbing", Bachelet said Beijing had to allow access to the region for impartial observers. Ethnic Kazakhs are increasingly being targeted in China's "Strike Hard Campaign Against Violent Terrorism" in the far western ...

by | September 14, 2018 | 11:05

Pauline Hanson , who made a name for herself espousing extreme anti-immigration and anti-refugee views, was slammed on Twitter over her comments on Harper's protest. Harper Nielsen's parents said they were proud of her for the protest, which earned her a detention - and reportedly the threat of suspension from school.

by | September 14, 2018 | 10:37

The local Salam Afghanistan radio reported that the residents of the Daka region were protesting against the local pro-government militia commander when the attack took place. "There used to be no fast explain of responsibility for any of the four assaults there.CreditReuters "The suicide attacker obtained out of a white automobile and ran in opposition to the protesters" tent", acknowledged Sayed Qayoom, a gape reached by cell phone.

by | September 14, 2018 | 08:22

Idlib is the last refuge for the Syrian opposition and home to close to 3 million people, including 1.4 million displaced Syrians hailing from provinces now controlled by the government and close to 1 million children. It is not the first time France has warned Assad, Russia or Iran that their aggression could amount to war crimes. Government forces backed by local and regional militias have been battling the militants for weeks in the countryside north of Sweida since the militants ...

by | September 14, 2018 | 08:12

Tuesday, NORAD said in a statement Wednesday. The US military said on September 11 two Russian Tupolev Tu-95 nuclear-capable bombers flew close to the west coast of Alaska. Earlier Wednesday, the Russian military released video on Twitter showing a pair of Cold War era Tu-95 "Bear" bombers and a pair of fighter jets taking off from an airbase in eastern Russia.

by | September 14, 2018 | 06:27

John Byrd, who is leading the effort to identify the remains for the U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, said the two individuals' identities will be released in the coming days once their relatives are notified. Byrd acknowledged that it could take months for the next round of identifications. The remains identified came from box 14 and box 16 of the 55 boxes, DPAA officials told the military paper.

by | September 14, 2018 | 04:54

Sen. The emails made public on Thursday dated from Kavanaugh's service in the White House under Republican President George W. Bush more than a decade ago. "The way we stand up is by deciding cases and controversies independently without fear or favor", Kavanaugh said. Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of IL put the focus on Trump, who Durbin said, "has shown contempt for the federal judiciary and has shown disrespect for the rule of law over and over again".

by | September 13, 2018 | 23:26

Comments at the meeting were said to have included "everyone I know says she has to go" and "she's a disaster", the BBC reported. "Theresa May has enormous virtues, she is a fantastically dutiful prime minister and she has my support - I just want her to change one item of policy".

by | September 13, 2018 | 21:26

In a letter to priests in the diocese , Wuerl said he will meet with Francis about the resignation he presented almost three years ago at age 75, the mandatory age for Catholic bishops to submit their retirement to the Pope . "The Holy Father Francis, after hearing the Council of Cardinals , has chose to convene a meeting with the Presidents of the Episcopal Conferences of the Catholic Church on the theme of "Protection of Minors", the Vatican said.

by | September 13, 2018 | 20:58

Aung San Suu Kyi said the reporters' crime was not journalism but having violated Myanmar's colonial-era Official Secrets Act , and she accused critics of not having "bothered to read" the summary of the judgment. The International Criminal Court has said it has jurisdiction to open an investigation, even though Myanmar is not a member of the tribunal. She called for investment into education and agriculture, saying on Thursday she hoped Myanmar could eventually become an agri-based ...

by | September 13, 2018 | 18:28

The attack happened at about 7:40 p.m. local time on Wednesday when scores of people were walking and dancing on Binjiang Square in Mishui, a large town near Hengyang city in Hunan province. The suspect, a 54-year-old man named as Yang Zanyun from the local area is in custody. A local government statement described the event as a "deliberate, malicious case of driving with intent to injure".

by | September 13, 2018 | 17:43

They learned that a husband and wife showed up at the trucking business to confront a man at the business. Authorities said the suspect then went to a residence on Breckenridge where he shot and killed two more people. Six people died in a short amount of time, he added. "This is highly unusual", he said. Authorities were working to determine "why this started and why so many players involved and the connection because obviously, these are not random shootings ", Youngblood said.

by | September 13, 2018 | 16:40

When the interviewer asked them whether they had Novichok or any poison with them, they emphatically said no. "We arrived in Salisbury on 3 March and tried to walk through the town, but we lasted for only half an hour because it was covered in snow", Mr Petrov said.