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by | September 24, 2018 | 11:58

President Donald Trump's latest round of punitive tariffs on China took effect on Monday, adding US$200 billion in Chinese imports to the escalating trade war that is clouding the global economic horizon. decision to sanction a Chinese military agency and its director for buying Russian fighter jets and a surface-to-air missile system. Rob Carnell, ING's chief Asia economist, said in a note to clients that in the absence of any incentives Beijing would likely hold off on any further ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 09:45

She was unsure of his role in the incident at first, but after six days of carefully assessing memories and consulting with her attorney, Ramirez told The New Yorker she felt confident enough in her recollections to say she remembers it was Kavanaugh who had exposed himself.

by | September 24, 2018 | 09:38

The European Union said Friday that it was not sending election observers because the Maldives had failed to meet the basic conditions for monitoring. Under Mr Yameen, the Maldives has also welcomed Chinese money for major projects and signed a free trade agreement. A democracy activist during the Maldives' decades of autocratic rule and former Parliament majority leader, Solih, 56, became the Maldivian Democratic Party's presidential candidate by process of elimination - other ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 09:23

Asked if there had been discussion of removing Trump via the 25th amendment, Pompeo said "not remotely". "He shouldn't fire Rosenstein unless you believe Rosenstein's lying". Michael Bromwich, McCabe's lawyer, did not deny the description of the memos, but he said McCabe didn't leak the documents. "Give Rod a chance to explain whether or not it's true", Gowdy said.

by | September 24, 2018 | 08:16

Trump is also complaining that the US has been "ripped off" by China, the European Union and "virtually every country that it does business" with for too long. Politico says China is scheduled to implement their plan on Monday to coincide with the new USA duties. Trump's basic goal is as ill-informed as his method.

by | September 24, 2018 | 07:57

Ford says that Kavanaugh was drunk at a house party in about 1982, and that he pulled her into a bedroom then pinned her down on a bed, tried to remove her clothes and put his hand over her mouth to stop her from screaming. Blasey's lawyer, Debra Katz, responded with a blistering email, accusing Grassley's aides of pressuring her client "to agree to conditions you find advantageous to the nominee", and of imposing "aggressive and artificial deadlines" whose "sole objective is to bully Dr Ford ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 07:48

Prosecutors say Robicheaux, 38, and Riley, 31, may have traveled together to festivals like Burning Man and other locations since 2015. 'Ladies, please be careful when you meet people on these kinds of apps, ' Rackauckas said during a press conference on Friday.

by | September 24, 2018 | 07:09

Two Texas Department of Criminal Justice sergeants made the massive bust after the Ports of America in Freeport donated the unclaimed pallet of "fruit" to the Texas prison system, according to the Houston Chronicle . They alerted USA customs officials, who tested the powder and found it was cocaine. The finding led to the TDCJ involving the Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S.

by | September 24, 2018 | 06:42

Senator Lindsey Graham of SC, a senior member of the Judiciary Committee, said on "Fox News Sunday" said he wouldn't vote against Kavanaugh without additional evidence."Unless there's something more , no, I'm not going to ruin Judge Kavanaugh's life over this", he said.

by | September 24, 2018 | 06:29

Getting pets the health care they need is just one of several logistical challenges for those taking in animals from North Carolina. Hedges voluntarily surrendered the animals and was later questioned by authorities. Hedges told local media that she was in the process of converting a warehouse space along Route 581 in Rosewood into a shelter. However, her facility was not legally registered as a shelter.

by | September 24, 2018 | 06:15

The New Yorker identifies the woman as 53-year-old Deborah Ramirez. "I wasn't going to touch a penis until I was married", Ramirez said of the incident. Her allegation against the conservative federal appeals court judge has endangered his confirmation by the Republican-led Senate to a lifetime job on the top US court.

by | September 24, 2018 | 04:55

Residents of Ahvaz have been forced to stay inside their homes on some days because of severe sandstorms linked to drought in the past year. "They are going to be overthrown". He added that Iran would voice its views on "the global situation" at the United Nations, adding: "The US showed the world their bullying nature and they keep continuing their unilateral policies".

by | September 24, 2018 | 03:59

Charlotte's Legendary Lobster Pound, of Southwest Harbor, Maine, has been experimenting with one such unorthodox method of reducing the suffering that lobster's experience prior to being steamed. Gill is a state licensed medical marijuana caregiver, and has Maine's blessing to grow marijuana for medical use, but state regulators aren't sure if that applies to use on animals, or if it violates state health codes.

by | September 24, 2018 | 04:00

President, it's an honor to work with you and put Nevada back to work", Heller said. Heller returned the praise: "Mr. President, I think you just turned Nevada red today", he said. I mean, you could also say, when did this all happen, what's going on? Heller also won that year despite Obama winning the state by almost seven points.

by | September 24, 2018 | 02:17

Mr Corbyn has long said that a "People's Vote" is not off the table for his party, and a source close to the leadership urged caution over an as-yet unknown motion, repeating the Labour leader's stance that he does not support a second referendum.

by | September 23, 2018 | 23:27

The tornado tore through Kinburn and Dunrobin in Ontario and Pontiac and Gatineau in Quebec on Friday afternoon (local time). Power lines are destroyed in some areas, and as of Sunday morning, some 70,000 customers remained without power.

by | September 23, 2018 | 23:27

State television gave a casualty toll of 29 dead and 57 wounded, while the official news agency IRNA said those killed included women and children who were spectators at the rally. but are linked to America and the [Israeli global intelligence agency] Mossad". "It is absolutely clear to us who committed this crime. and whom they are linked to", he said.

by | September 23, 2018 | 23:15

Former Trump 2016 campaign aide Jason Miller is alleged to have drugged a woman with an abortion pill without her consent, according to recently filed court documents. In a series of tweets the following day, Miller denied the story and said it "was wrongfully published by the gossip blog Splinter despite the obviousness of its falsity and lack of factual support".

by | September 23, 2018 | 22:04

Kavanaugh, who has vigorously denied the allegations, has repeatedly expressed his desire to testify. Leland Ingham Keyers, a former classmate of Ford, sent an email to the Senate Judiciary Committee where she claims she doesn't know Kavanaugh or have any memory of being at a party with him.

by | September 23, 2018 | 21:00

More than 180 Palestinians were killed and some 18,000 injured since the outbreak of the Returns March protests on March 30. The soldiers fired back with tear gas and gunshots. The Egyptian delegation will carry Hamas' responses to the two issues to both Israel and the Palestinian Authority, the sources said, without detailing what the responses are.