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by | September 22, 2018 | 07:20

The High Court released Najib on bail of RM1mil with two sureties, and the additional condition that Najib surrender both his normal and diplomatic passports. The former leader has been accused of diverting around $681 million to his private accounts from 1MDB. Najib, 65, faces a variety of money-laundering charges, in addition to several charges of bribery and criminal breach of trust that were filed in July.

by | September 22, 2018 | 07:14

The tone of some of their comments, particularly the irony of European Council President Donald Tusk , left May exposed at home as she heads into what is expected to be a tumultuous annual conference of her Conservative Party from September 30.

by | September 22, 2018 | 05:57

Trump's tweets came as lawyers for Ford continued negotiations with Republicans about conditions under which she might testify next week in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. This time, the Republicans on the committee are also all men, and they will have to tread delicately in a situation that could end up an intractable he said/she said debate.

by | September 22, 2018 | 05:27

Capitol Police arrested 56 protesters Thursday who flooded Senate office buildings to voice opposition to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and express support for his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford . He called the allegation against Judge Kavanaugh "a drive-by shooting". -Ford would prefer that senators, and not an outside counsel hired by Republicans, question her.

by | September 22, 2018 | 03:33

However, a recent Reuters poll showed O'Rourke two points ahead of Cruz. O'Rourke has garnered national attention in the race and has elevated Democratic hopes for defeating Cruz, and neutral observers say the race is competitive. "People who became convicts exclusively by dint of the color of their skin in a system that was radically unjust", O'Rourke continued. Cruz, a seasoned debater for many years who gained even more prominent experience as a presidential candidate in 2016, will ...

by | September 22, 2018 | 01:12

A lawyer for Wilson, as well as representatives of the Austin police department and the US Marshals Service, were not immediately available for comment on Friday. A counselor for the teenager reported the accusation to Austin police a week later, according to the affidavit. The pair met in person at a coffee shop in South Austin before going to a hotel, where Wilson allegedly assaulted the teen and paid her $500 in cash.

by | September 22, 2018 | 01:10

Up to 13 emus can be seen being mown down by the auto as they run for their lives in the video . Police in Australia say they have arrested a man accused of deliberately killing several emu with his vehicle on a rural road and then posting a video of it online.

by | September 22, 2018 | 00:59

He says rebuilding homes has been the primary focus. Trump has said "3000 people did not die" following Hurricane Maria , disputing the George Washington study estimating the storm killed 2,975 people directly or indirectly from September 2017 through mid-February.

by | September 22, 2018 | 00:40

After my first ten cases, the ache in my stomach would come like clockwork as I sat down to open a sexual assault file for the first time . Christine Blasey Ford's lawyer says her client will not appear on Monday, as senators proposed, but might do so next week on "terms that are fair".

by | September 22, 2018 | 00:29

But Mrs May said Chequers was "the only credible and negotiable plan on the table that delivers no hard border in Northern Ireland and also delivers on the vote of the British people". "Europe isn't an a la carte menu", French President Emmanuel Macron said, noting that "as it stands, the Chequers plan seems to be a take-it-or-leave-it plan".

by | September 21, 2018 | 23:34

Injuries and danger to life from flying debris are possible. Now, the Coastguard is reminding people to be cautious, and to move their cars away from the seafront if possible. The Met Office has issued two yellow weather warnings: the first is for heavy rain in Wales and the North West on Thursday; the second is for Storm Bronagh's high winds and covers much of England and parts of Wales.

by | September 21, 2018 | 23:12

As you can see, Ingraham has clearly taken notice of the report from New York Times that just reignited the news cycle for the day. "I will not further comment on a story based on anonymous sources who are obviously biased against the department and are advancing their own personal agenda".

by | September 21, 2018 | 22:14

Last week, a day after the Kerala Police summoned the Bishop for questioning on September 19, he handed over the administrative responsibilities of the Jalandhar Diocese to another senior priest. The officer refused to answer when asked whether the bishop would be arrested on Friday. "If he is able to do so fine, otherwise we would take the necessary action", said IG-Kochi range Vijay Sakhare.

by | September 21, 2018 | 22:11

They felt the court handing down a straight legalization ruling was a bit overbearing on the separation of powers dictated in the constitution, so the delay was meant to give lawmakers in South Africa time to remedy the problem. Government authorities had however said marijuana is harmful and should be illegal. South African officials now have to decide how to treat several global conventions it has signed outlawing the drug.

by | September 21, 2018 | 20:41

Senator Dean Heller, a Nevada Republican , sounded bullish about the prospects of confirming the nominee, who would be expected to bring a more conservative tilt to America's highest court. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the Judiciary Committee who has played a central role in the Ford developments. We want to thank you for publicly sharing your story of sexual violence.

by | September 21, 2018 | 20:15

India announced on Thursday that it has accepted Pakistan's proposal for a meeting between the Indian and Pakistani foreign ministers, even as New Delhi insisted that that the encounter should not interpreted as the start of a dialogue process.

by | September 21, 2018 | 19:24

Here's why. Prior to her latest response, the growing expectation in Washington was that Kavanaugh's confirmation had been righted after being rocked by Ford's allegation last week. Twelve of Prof Ford's family members have written an open letter, posted on Twitter, in which they call her "highly ethical", adding that "her honesty is above reproach".

by | September 21, 2018 | 18:19

Peter Dexler, chair of the Australian National Maritime Museum, will attend the event unveiling the location on Friday , along with Australian consul general Alaistair Walton, according to CNN affiliate 9 News . The HMS Endeavour landed on Australia's east coast and was used to circumnavigate the globe from 1768-71. The prospect of a major breakthrough sparks hope that the Endeavour might be excavated in time for the anniversary celebrations of its arrival in Australia in 1770.

by | September 21, 2018 | 17:12

Experts say the presidency is largely ceremonial. Born in 1956, Quang's career began in Vietnam's Ministry of Public Security, an agency heavily inspired by the Soviet Union's KGB, where he rose through the ranks in the 1970s and 1980s. He had hosted a reception for China's Supreme Court chief on Wednesday, state-owned newspaper Vietnam News said. He did not appear in public for more than a month a year ago, raising questions about his health.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:55

Stepping up pressure on Moscow over its "malign activities", the US State Department said it was placing financial sanctions on the Equipment Development Department of the Chinese Ministry of Defense, and its top administrator, for its recent purchase of Russian Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets and S-400 surface-to-air missiles.