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by | October 03, 2018 | 17:11

Sergei Shoigu said in televised remarks that Russian Federation has delivered four S-300 launchers along with radars and support vehicles. The S-300 is an air defense missile system capable of eliminating advanced aircraft, including planes using stealth technology, medium-range ballistic missiles, tactical and cruise missiles, airborne early warning and control aircraft, as well as reconnaissance and strike systems.

by | October 03, 2018 | 16:25

PALU , Indonesia -Aid was slowly making its way into areas devastated by the quake and tsunami that struck a central Indonesian island on Wednesday, but the scale of the destruction from the twin disasters was still becoming clear. Police have done little to stop outbreaks of looting. About 1,700 houses in one neighborhood were swallowed up by ground liquefaction, which happens when soil shaken by an quake behaves like a liquid, and hundreds of people are believed to have perished, the ...

by | October 03, 2018 | 15:57

But her lawyer requested to postpone the questioning to 3pm and the request has been granted. "Following the arrest, Rosmah will face several charges under the Anti-Money Laundering, Prevention of Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act (AMLATFPUAA) 2001".

by | October 03, 2018 | 13:59

But now, you're guilty until proven innocent. "I've had many false accusations, and when I say it didn't happen no one believes me, but it's my job description", Trump said . This was someone who was angry and belligerent, ' Feinstein said. Meanwhile, the Federal Bureau of Investigation aims to complete its supplemental background check into the allegations of sexual misconduct made against Kavanaugh by the end of this week, and as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to hold a ...

by | October 03, 2018 | 11:43

BORIS JOHNSON has denounced Theresa May's Chequers plan for European Union withdrawal as an "outrage" that would leave the United Kingdom "locked in the tractor beam of Brussels". "Now is a time for a credible and serious plan, and credible and serious leadership". 'We must on no account follow Corbyn, and start to treat capitalism as a kind of boo word, ' he will say.

by | October 03, 2018 | 11:12

Asked what message he wanted to send to America's women as the nation is roiled by Kavanaugh's nomination and allegations from a woman that he sexually assaulted her at a high school drinking party , the president replied: "Women are doing great".

by | October 03, 2018 | 10:43

According to state-run news agency Xinhua , Fan has been ordered to pay nearly $130 million, after she misreported how much money she had received for certain film projects, using so-called "yin-yang contracts" to hide from the authorities her true remuneration and avoid millions of dollars in taxes.

by | October 03, 2018 | 09:56

While Trump declined to speak to The Times about their investigation, the president's brother, Robert Trump, shared a statement on behalf of the family in which he claimed, "All appropriate gift and estate tax returns were filed, and the required taxes were paid".

by | October 03, 2018 | 09:29

But the protest coincides with the 18th anniversary of the October 2000 protests in which Israeli forces killed 13 Palestinian citizens of Israel who were demonstrating during the early days of the Second Intifada. "I don't know if the strike we are holding in the West Bank is affecting the Jews or not, or whether it is merely shutting down all the services for nothing", said Diaa Rayan, 34, as he drove his vehicle through the Palestinian city of Ramallah.

by | October 03, 2018 | 08:24

President Trump used his "Make America Great Again" rally in MS on Tuesday night to hit back against the scrutiny surrounding his Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh . He said he doesn't want to use the previous name, NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement, which he contends cost American jobs and railed against during his 2016 presidential campaign.

by | October 03, 2018 | 06:39

China reacted by scrapping a United States warship's planned port visit to Hong Kong and canceling a meeting between the head of the Chinese navy and his American counterpart. China has sought to strengthen its claim to the South China Sea by building seven islands on reefs and equipping them with military facilities such as airstrips, radar domes and missile systems.

by | October 03, 2018 | 06:07

Little of that, however, has reached the disaster zone, and increasingly desperate residents grabbed food and fuel from damaged stores and begged for help. In Palu, tsunami waves as high as six meters (20 feet) smashed into the beachfront, while hotels and shopping malls collapsed in ruins. Australia's government has given financial aid to help victims of Indonesia's natural disaster and tsunami and was talking with Indonesian authorities about sending more .

by | October 03, 2018 | 05:09

The breakthrough deal reached Sunday night , that U.S. President Donald Trump said he plans to call the United States Mexico Canada Agreement , exempts a percentage of eligible auto exports from tariffs, one of the biggest wins in the new deal, said David Adams, president of Global Automakers of Canada .

by | October 03, 2018 | 04:42

The first lady is visiting Africa on her first big solo worldwide trip, aiming to make child well-being the focus of a five-day, four-country tour. The US first lady touched down mid-morning on Tuesday in Ghana's capital, Accra, where she was greeted by the country's first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, and a young girl who offered her flowers.

by | October 03, 2018 | 04:31

Mr Trump told reporters at the White House: "I say that it's a very scary time for young men in America when you can be guilty of something that you may not be guilty of". Flake and Sens. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were instrumental last week in holding up Kavanaugh's confirmation vote. Brett Kavanaugh , President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, allegedly threw ice on another person "for some unknown reason" at a bar during his junior year at Yale ...

by | October 03, 2018 | 04:24

By the time he was 3 years old, Trump was earning $US200,000 a year in today's dollars. The Times described these machinations as the "alchemy of turning real estate that would soon be valued at almost $900 million into $41.4 million".

by | October 03, 2018 | 03:27

After spending a year and a half alienating our friends, punishing our farmers and manufacturers with devastating tariffs and counter-tariffs, and fracturing the hard-won alliance we had built to isolate and pressure China, we finally got a new trade deal - and a "new" trade strategy.

by | October 03, 2018 | 02:43

Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., about whether he had ever blacked out from drinking not by answering the question but by asking the senator if she had ever blacked out. "And that's something that they would highlight in this summary, and then that'll be submitted to the White House and ultimately Congress". Chad Ludington, who attended Yale with Kavanaugh and now teaches history at North Carolina State University, described the young Kavanaugh as a "frequent drinker, and a heavy drinker" who often ...

by | October 03, 2018 | 00:02

The officers were pronounced dead after being take to King's Daughter Medical Center. He identified the weapon used as a handgun but would not elaborate. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant issued a statement via Twitter regarding the incident, asking for prayers for the family and loved ones of the officers.

by | October 02, 2018 | 23:46

The attack adds to confusion over who carried out an assault on a military parade in Ahvaz on September 22. Tehran has accused USA -backed Gulf Arab states of attacking a military parade in southwestern Iran and killing 25 people, almost half of them members of the elite Revolutionary Guards .