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by | October 04, 2018 | 17:50

U.S. investigators have essentially ruled out terrorism after the envelopes sent to a Pentagon mail-sorting facility were flagged on suspicion of ricin , USA officials said . Another person familiar with the investigation into the letters said there was messy handwriting on the envelopes. In 2008, he pleaded guilty to attempted aggravated assault and served about 2½ years in prison, authorities said.

by | October 04, 2018 | 17:49

The Chief Justice of India heard the case first at the request of Prashant Bhushan , who argued that the deportation should be stayed. "They were handed over to the authorities of Myanmar at Moreh border post in Manipur", Assam Additional Director General of Police (border) Bhaskar J Mahanta told PTI over phone.

by | October 04, 2018 | 15:55

Three days later, they parked in a rental auto outside the OPCW , with specialist technical equipment in the back of the vehicle created to hack into the watchdog's network. "Putin's corrupt greed has turned the GRU into an amateurish bunch of jokers". The OPCW is the world's foremost chemical weapons watchdog, and in June granted itself new powers to assign blame for attacks despite protests by Russian Federation.

by | October 04, 2018 | 14:01

That means a cloture vote could come tomorrow morning at the earliest. "There will be plenty of time for members to review and be briefed on this supplemental material before a Friday cloture vote", McConnell said on the Senate floor.

by | October 04, 2018 | 12:11

Madam Rosmah, 66, was detained at 3.20pm at the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) headquarters in Putrajaya yesterday, after more than four hours of questioning. He has denied any wrongdoing. Prosecutors sought a 10 million ringgit ($2.4 million) bail and impounded her passport, asking the court to bar her from contacting any witnesses.

by | October 04, 2018 | 09:44

Bloomberg reported that the White House "indicated to the FBI" that Kavanaugh and Ford's testimony from Thursday of last week is "sufficient". Potentially the most consequential assertion contained in the ex-boyfriend's letter , however, was that Ford had coached a close friend, Monica McLean, on how to take polygraph tests for her government security clearance investigation, using her training in psychology.

by | October 04, 2018 | 06:56

Several people with information related to allegations against Kavanaugh told Reuters they had not heard from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, suggesting its report may be narrower than was desired by some of the lawmakers who demanded it just days ago.

by | October 04, 2018 | 05:09

And the company even sells an $85 package that offers "everything you need for a gender reveal" - including pink or blue powder. The "high-velocity" bullet was meant to cause an explosion of either blue or pink powder, but it also sparked flames which spread rapidly to the Coronado National Forest.

by | October 04, 2018 | 01:21

Russian Federation denies involvement in the affair, which has deepened its worldwide isolation. "I see that some of your colleagues are pushing the theory that Mr Skripal was nearly some kind of human rights activist", Mr Putin said at an energy forum in Moscow .

by | October 04, 2018 | 00:05

Footage release by Russian media shows n shipment of S-300 being unloaded from a Russian cargo plane. Russian Federation has delivered an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria , it said on Tuesday, in defiance of Israeli and United States concerns that the arms sale would embolden Iran and escalate the Syrian war.

by | October 03, 2018 | 23:29

Earlier today, Reuters reported that Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation had agreed to a private deal last month to quietly increase production between September and December to rein in the rising oil prices, allegedly keeping the United States in the loop about their plans.

by | October 03, 2018 | 23:12

We want to be very transparent because these are very serious allegations", Snow said. As new questions emerge about his first client's salacious accusations against Brett Kavanaugh , Democratic lawyer Michael Avenatti has produced another sworn statement from a second woman claiming the Supreme Court nominee, while in high school, would " spike " the "punch" at house parties and be "inappropriate" toward women.

by | October 03, 2018 | 22:56

Susan Collins of ME told reporters that Trump's remarks about Christine Blasey Ford were "just plain wrong". President Donald Trump for the first time directly mocked Christine Blasey Ford's testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee by casting doubt on her testimony during a campaign rally.

by | October 03, 2018 | 22:50

British Prime Minister Theresa May has been using her political career as a Trojan Horse to sneak "the robot" dance move back into society (because really what other reason could there be?) - and here's all the proof you need. She also joked about her disastrous speech at last year's conference in which she couldn't stop coughing and a sign fell behind her. She said of her recent dancing: 'The children were so enthusiastic about the dancing and I thought it was important to join in.

by | October 03, 2018 | 22:32

The president, at a rally in MS on Tuesday night, mocked Ford's responses to questions at a Senate hearing last week when she described her allegations about Kavanaugh. The president was in MS on Tuesday looking to use his influence to sway the outcome of a low-profile election that could tip the balance of the Senate.

by | October 03, 2018 | 20:29

It was also attended by high-ranking US officials, including close allies of President Donald Trump. "The foiled attack at Villepinte confirms the necessity of a demanding approach in our relations with Iran", Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in the statement.

by | October 03, 2018 | 20:23

The US ambassador to Nato, Kay Bailey Hutchison, was speaking ahead of that meeting and brought up once again Washington's contention that Russian Federation is in breach of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) agreement of 1987. The talk of nuclear violations comes amid heightened tension over Russia's aggressive use of conventional military forces in Ukraine and in the Baltic region, as well as its use of cyber strikes and propaganda against the U.S.

by | October 03, 2018 | 20:08

The US has said previously that the sanctions are a matter of national security and therefore the court the does not have jurisdiction to rule on the policy. That agreement permitted Iranian oil sales, halted penalties on European firms for doing business with Iran, and allowed Iran to export things such as carpets, pistachios and other goods.

by | October 03, 2018 | 19:45

And then letters started to fall off the set behind her. After all, it is ordinary working people who benefit. It was a warm welcome for a leader, whose fragile position was put under further pressure after the European Union rejected parts of her so-called Chequers plan and critics stepped up calls for her to rethink her strategy for Brexit , Britain's biggest trade and foreign policy shift for more than 40 years.

by | October 03, 2018 | 19:27

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made their first joint official visit to Sussex. Meghan swept her hair up with a few curled strands hanging loose, which is reminiscent of her wedding 'do. The 37-year-old Duchess also shared a amusing moment with a little girl who seemed more content with eating her apple than saying hello to a member of the royal family.