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by | September 25, 2018 | 00:42

In local media, officials began to say that a regional group of Sunni Arab separatists which Iran claims is funded by Saudi Arabia and which has bombed targets in the province in the past were responsible for the attack . Iranian state television says gunmen have attacked a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, killing and wounding several people. The statement also criticized Britain over a Saudi-linked, Farsi-language satellite channel immediately airing an interview with ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 23:37

We will remind, on 21 October, pirates attacked the container ship Demeter in the Gulf of Guinea to the South from the Nigerian city of Port Harcourt . A Massoel spokesman reportedly said the crew members' families are being closely informed of the situation. More than 60 crew were reported kidnapped previous year in waters off Nigeria, Africa's leading crude producer, although many attacks are not reported.

by | September 24, 2018 | 22:16

This claim is denied by all who were said to be present and is wholly inconsistent with what many women and men who knew Judge Kavanaugh at the time in college say. In the New Yorker piece, Ramirez acknowledged "significant gaps in her memories" and admitted she had been drinking at the party. "I look forward to testifying on Thursday about the truth, and defending my good name - and the reputation for character and integrity I have spent a lifetime building - against these last-minute ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 21:34

The gruesome discovery was made by Stephanie Myers who said: "I wanted to look away but couldn't stop looking at it". One person commented on the image: "This is what nightmares are made of". Kleopfer said the snake is in the care of a private reptile keeper with viper-raising experience. Writing on his personal Facebook page, herpetologist John D Kleopfer noted "Wild bicephalic snakes are exceptionally rare" and explained that creatures like this don't tend to live long due to "too many ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 21:12

You can read all of the New York Times report here. "It is not. We have to get to the bottom of this". In a letter to Prof Ford's legal team, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said "it is not the FBI's role to investigate a matter such as this".

by | September 24, 2018 | 21:03

The Islamic State group also claimed responsibility. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the attack showed Iran has "a lot of enemies", according to remarks posted on his website, in which he linked the attackers to the U.S., Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

by | September 24, 2018 | 20:56

Labour's conference starts today as a YouGov poll revealed 86% of members want a second referendum on the United Kingdom leaving the EU. "And while the change in the leadership rules is deeply disappointing, it is not the dramatic increase to the leadership threshold proposed earlier in the week which would have stopped a socialist candidate getting on the ballot in a future leadership contest".

by | September 24, 2018 | 20:12

Guyger had returned from work on the evening of September 6, but had mistakenly entered Jean's apartment. Guyger has been with the department since 2013. Amber Guyger "engaged in adverse conduct when she was arrested for manslaughter", police said in a press release on Monday. In the interim, an attorney for Jean's family voiced concern that she was getting preferential treatment as a law enforcement officer.

by | September 24, 2018 | 19:22

Every week, the owner would send someone to harvest the fish in the trap and give Mr Aldi a week's worth of supplies: food, gas for cooking, clean water and fuel for the generator. "Might be because I used the English word", he said, adding he used a hand-held radio to communicate with the boat. It was the third time the teen's raft had drifted.

by | September 24, 2018 | 19:08

There's precedent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation to look into sexual misconduct allegations of Supreme Court nominees. She was "reluctant to characterize Kavanaugh's role in the alleged incident with certainty", according to The New Yorker .

by | September 24, 2018 | 18:46

They were drunk. Nothing evidently happened in it all, even by her own accusation. Blasey has said that both boys were " stumbling drunk " while she had had a single beer. Heitkamp said in a statement that Cramer's comments are "disturbing" and don't reflect North Dakota's values. "The woman should be given the benefit of the doubt and not be you know, abused again, by the system.

by | September 24, 2018 | 18:40

Len McCluskey, leader of the Unite trade union, a powerful Labour ally, said British voters had chose to leave the EU and "for us now to enter some kind of campaign that opens up that issue again I think would be wrong". That left May's leadership under siege and Britain at growing risk of crashing out of the European Union on March 29 with no deal in place. Labour members have backed a move to make it easier to deselect sitting MPs.

by | September 24, 2018 | 18:01

A Holy See statement did not mention Taiwan, which the Vatican recognizes diplomatically. The accord was signed in Beijing during a meeting between China's deputy minister for foreign affairs, Wang Chao, and the Vatican undersecretary for state relations, Monsignor Antoine Camilleri.

by | September 24, 2018 | 17:16

President Donald Trump was told about the new sexual misconduct allegations about Brett Kavanaugh in the New Yorker hours before the explosive publication Sunday, according to a White House official. Defections among Republicans would probably block his path to the Supreme Court . "We are aware of significant evidence of multiple house parties in the Washington , D.C., area during the 1980s" during which Kavanaugh and others "would participate in the targeting of women with ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 16:58

Russia laid the blame squarely on Israel , saying that its fighter jet pushed the Russian aircraft into the line of fire. Then, "one minute" after Israel's call, its F-16 planes struck targets in Latakia in western Syria, he said. The Kremlin said Russia's decision was not targeted against anyone and only serves to protect Russian troops in Syria. "The Israeli military command either does not value the current level of relations with Russia or does not control certain military units", ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 16:47

Donald Trump's tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese imports took effect on Monday, September 24, with Beijing accusing Washington of "economic intimidation" as the standoff between the world's top two economies clouds the global outlook.

by | September 24, 2018 | 14:13

Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, said. As sexual assault claims swirl over Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , lawmakers overseeing his confirmation face one political landmine after another. Ford has come under fire from Senate Republicans who have questioned her allegations. In a statement Wednesday, a lawyer for Ford said her client was willing to cooperate but criticized the panel's plan to hear from only Ford and Kavanaugh.

by | September 24, 2018 | 14:10

I hope we will agree that the best way of resolving this is a General Election. The weakened support for a People's Vote is despite polls showing overwhelming support within the party membership for a referendum on the final deal, and thousands turning out over the weekend to march for a final say outside the party's conference.

by | September 24, 2018 | 12:57

There has been a blizzard of furious statements from top Iranian officials, including President Hassan Rouhani , accusing Iran's adversaries the USA and Gulf states of provoking the bloodshed and threatening a tough response. "John Bolton, the national security adviser, penned a memo last August in which he specifically said the US should be providing assistance to the Khuzestan Arabs, the group that this entity claims to represent, the entity that perpetrated this terrorist attack", ...

by | September 24, 2018 | 12:02

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.