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by | November 04, 2018 | 19:23

Many saw it as a painful symbol of colonialist Africa. Former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, for example, expensed taxpayers for a 10-day jaunt to Europe with his wife that naturally included a day at Wimbledon. A description for the payment reads "FLOTUS visit hotel rooms", but does not break down how the funds were allocated or how many rooms were rented.

by | November 04, 2018 | 19:05

On Friday, Mr Pompeo said he planned to resume talks with North Korea on taking firmer steps towards denuclearisation and organising another summit between Mr Trump and Mr Kim. The statement marks the first time North Korea has threatened to resume its nuclear weapons program since the June summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and President Trump.

by | November 04, 2018 | 17:55

The high court ordered the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk to authorize the complainants to consume marijuana , though not to commercialize it or use other drugs. First Canada, then Mexico. then the U.S.? Under Mexican law, five such decisions set a binding precedent nationally. But it does go beyond mere decriminalization (already law in Mexico since 2009 ), by actually recognizing personal recreational use as a constitutional right.

by | November 04, 2018 | 17:08

Obama decried Trump's troop deployment as a "political stunt" serving to "get folks angry and ginned up". With rallies taking place in Montana and Florida, a state he had already visited on Wednesday, Trump is keeping up his relentless campaign schedule before Tuesday's ballot, which has become a referendum on his utterly unconventional presidency.

by | November 04, 2018 | 17:09

The banquet hall at Sri Lanka's ousted prime minister's official residence is packed with supporters - many sleeping on chairs and the floor - who have come to stand guard as he tussles for power with an old rival. Sirisena has cut Wickremesinghe's official bodyguard retinue and pool of limousines. Tensions grew between the two parties, with lawmakers sharply disagreeing on everything from economic reforms to ways of upholding pledges to the United Nations to investigate alleged war ...

by | November 04, 2018 | 16:14

Syahrul Anto, 48, failed to surface a half-hour later and decompression issues are believed to be the cause of his death. "I'm sure the total will increase", Syaugi said. The committee has been receiving help from their American counterparts at the US National Transportation Safety Board, but will be getting additional assistance from Australia, Utomo added.

by | November 04, 2018 | 16:09

The ambulance service later updated the number to seven, but did not clarify whether the seventh patient was a child. Information is now that this was a giant inflatable slide, not a helter skelter. The couple told Sky News they believe the slide buckled because too many children were climbing up to the top at the same time and they did not see anyone supervising numbers on the ride.

by | November 04, 2018 | 15:59

Guterres urged the coalition and the Houthis "to overcome obstacles and resolve differences" at United Nations -facilitated talks later this month. The rocket was sacked from the rebels' stronghold of Saada in northern Yemen, he said in a statement.

by | November 04, 2018 | 11:57

Ever since the mainstream media began reporting on the alleged Russian Federation collusion, Cohen went from being the most loyal person to Trump to the most deceitful, cooperating 100% with authorities in the Robert Mueller investigation.

by | November 04, 2018 | 10:32

In all, over 10,000 accounts were deleted in September and October, for targeting key demographics and encouraging them to withhold their vote. The DCCC is reported to be working with contractors to identify misinformation campaigns. House of Representatives. Moscow has denied the allegations. For months, Twitter has sought to eliminate automated and bogus accounts created to manipulate the public conversation on Twitter, in response to concerns over Russian interference in the 2016 ...

by | November 04, 2018 | 09:14

Family friends confirmed Taylor's death. "One U.S. service member was killed and another was wounded in an apparent insider attack in Kabul, Nov. 3", the Resolute Support Mission said in a statement . We must rally around his sweet family'. At the time of his deployment in January, Taylor told local media that, as an intelligence officer, he will be assigned to serve on an advisory team training the staff of an Afghan commando battalion.

by | November 04, 2018 | 08:15

Abrams, who is attempting to become the first black female governor in USA history, then thanked Winfrey in a statement, reports ABC News . Abrams is looking to maximize turnout among nonwhites, liberal urban whites and just enough whites everywhere else, including a smattering of moderates and suburban Republicans who are disenchanted with Trump - a considerable overlap with the fan base that propelled Winfrey to her billionaire icon status.

by | November 04, 2018 | 07:30

The condemnations could not come at a worse time for King, who is in the midst of a reelection campaign with recent polling showing him neck and neck with Democratic challenger J.D. "You're done!" King was appearing at a candidate forum in Des Moines. King has built a career on not just an anti-immigration stance but on saying outright racist things , including: comparing immigrant children to drug mules and immigrants to hunting dogs, saying Obama's election would incite terrorists, ...

by | November 04, 2018 | 07:29

Mr Obama is set to campaign again Sunday in his adopted hometown of Chicago, as well as in IN, where the seat of Democratic Senator Joe Donnelly is in danger. Manchin did ultimately support Kavanaugh, but announced his backing "one eighth of one second" - according to Trump's retelling - after Sen. Trump flew into the Huntington Tri-State Airport on Friday afternoon to stump for U.S.

by | November 04, 2018 | 05:56

News reports the 56-year-old woman was found dead near a petrol generator in her auto in November 2014. Mrs Morant was found dead in her auto on November 30, 2014. A devout Christian, Mr Morant had told his wife that he planned to use the insurance money to build a religious commune , according to prosecutors.

by | November 04, 2018 | 04:34

Earlier this week, US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis said more than 1,000 " Afghan lads" were killed or wounded in just August and September. "Barring a dramatic turnaround by Afghan security forces and the U.S. The Taliban now controls or influences 12 percent of Afghanistan's districts, with 32 percent of the districts controlled by neither the Afghan government nor the insurgents.

by | November 04, 2018 | 04:12

The new ad, tweeted by Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale, warns ominously that a caravan of migrants that has been travelling toward the US must be stopped. While Mr. Trump retains a strong grip on many red states and working-class white voters, his jeremiads against immigrants and penchant for ridicule have proved destabilizing, with the party losing more affluent whites and moderates in metropolitan areas key to control of the House.

by | November 04, 2018 | 03:57

Aktay, who also a friend of the also a friend of the slain Washington Post columnist, said this on Friday, November 2. "But now we see that they didn't just cut it up, they dissolved the body". "The UK needs to completely re-appraise its relationship with Saudi Arabia, moving on from its failed softly-softly "engagement" approach to one where ministers raise human rights openly and frankly with their counterparts in Riyadh".

by | November 04, 2018 | 00:42

The letter explains that Sen. Kavanaugh was questioned by the committee after an anonymous letter signed "Jane Doe" alleged he and a friend raped an Oceanside, California, woman in a vehicle. Munro-Leighton submitted a fabricated allegation, which diverted Committee resources. Ford, who testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27, stands by her assertion that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school gathering in the 1980s.

by | November 03, 2018 | 22:13

A civilian JTF operative, Solomon Yohanna, said the security operatives on ground had engaged about 200 insurgents, but had to retreat. ABOUT 15 persons were killed Wednesday evening when Boko Haram terrorists attacked several villages in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, including an Imam who was burned to death alongside four members of his family.