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by | December 21, 2018 | 20:47

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during an event, December 15, 2018, at the New York Academy of Medicine in N.Y. The news release said both nodules removed during surgery were found to be malignant, but scans performed before surgery indicated no evidence of disease elsewhere in the body.

by | December 21, 2018 | 20:43

But he said that army vehicles were stationed outside banks and government buildings. There were also small-scale demonstrations across at least seven neighbourhoods in the capital Khartoum shortly after Friday noon prayers, but they were short-lived, witnesses said.

by | December 21, 2018 | 19:59

The temporary funding bill would keep government running to February 8, but some House Republicans say it's better to fight for the border wall now, before they relinquish their majority to Democrats in the new year. The bill would keep funding at current levels for border security, including pedestrian fencing and replacement fences, but not the wall. But a House Republican leadership news conference was delayed Thursday morning as lawmakers debated how to proceed, lending even more ...

by | December 21, 2018 | 18:57

President Donald Trump's administration has attacked the WTO on multiple fronts, including its alleged failure to respond to the Beijing's manipulation of free enterprise. "The second one is building a stronger US economy and [third is] negotiating better trade deals, [fourth is] vigorous enforcement of domestic trade laws and rights under existing trade agreements, and finally reform of the multilateral trading system".

by | December 21, 2018 | 16:45

The goal of the tunnels discovered in Operation Northern Shield was to penetrate Israeli territory and kidnap and murder civilians and conquer the northern part of the Galilee, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said yesterday. Conricus said the tunnels were supposed to have been Hezbollah's surprise weapon against Israel and one of the organization's best kept secrets. Addressing the United Nations on September 7, Netanyahu identified three such plants around Beirut airport - a disclosure ...

by | December 21, 2018 | 16:23

Police say Yang attempted to poison roommate Juwan Royal with thallium, a toxic metal that, if ingested, can damage the nervous system and become fatal. But Morganelli said police compared the graffiti with Yang's letters and saw similarities. It wasn't until the graffiti investigation that Royal took a blood test which tested positive for thallium, with 3.6micrograms per liter above the safe toxicity level for people, Morganelli said.

by | December 21, 2018 | 15:44

Local news reports suggest the killers camped near where the two women were camping in the Atlas mountains and then fled immediately after the attack. Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, left, and Maren Ueland, right, the two Scandinavian women found dead while trekking in southern Morocco. Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said the "bestial" killings were being investigated as a terror attack, the BBC reported .

by | December 21, 2018 | 15:07

A report compiled by private researchers and released by the Senate intelligence committee Monday says that "active and ongoing" Russian interference operations still exist on social media platforms, and that the Russian operation discovered after the 2016 presidential election was much broader than once thought.

by | December 21, 2018 | 15:05

In New York, UN diplomats said the Security Council was considering a British-circulated draft resolution that asks Guterres to outline plans for ceasefire monitoring and a strengthening UN presence in Hodeida city. Thabit Ahmed, one of Hodeidah residents, told Xinhua by phone that "heavy artillery shelling stopped just a few hours after the ceasefire went into effect".

by | December 21, 2018 | 14:31

The strategy was "not in the national interest", he said, adding that "without resolution on the May plan, we are stuck, and the clock is ticking". "The FTPA (Fixed-term Parliaments Act) applies if Labour wants to put down a motion under the terms of that".

by | December 21, 2018 | 12:06

Earlier in the hearing, Sullivan asked Flynn a series of questions to make sure he wanted to move forward with his sentencing in light of a memo his attorneys submitted last week that took aim at the FBI's conduct during agents' January 2017 interview of Flynn.

by | December 21, 2018 | 11:32

A CCTV camera installed at a shop about half a kilometre from the railway station captured her walking towards Palolem at 4.10am. The train, "Netravati Express" was running late by 45 minutes so she made a decision to cancel her onward journey and return home .

by | December 21, 2018 | 08:58

The U.S. Overseas Private Investment Corporation "is prepared to invest and mobilize $2 billion in additional funds for projects in southern Mexico that are viable and attract private sector investment", according to the statement. Of the OPIC amount, $2 billion would go to southern Mexico, he said. In a parallel announcement in Mexico, Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard told reporters that his government was "committed to promote strong regional growth, better-paying jobs and more ...

by | December 21, 2018 | 06:00

In allusion to the trade dispute with the United States to a further Opening of China's markets, the President said, however, China will be just as determined to "reform" that can't be change. He said only: "openness brings progress, seclusion leads to backwardness". The trade war has spurred some Chinese entrepreneurs, government advisers and think tanks to call for faster economic reforms and the freeing up of a private sector stifled by state controls and struggling to gain access to ...

by | December 21, 2018 | 04:39

First on Obama's list was a group of patients aged four and up who were making snowflakes in one of the hospital's playrooms. "I've had a chance to talk to some of the wonderful kids and their families, at a time that's obviously tough for folks".

by | December 21, 2018 | 04:25

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan , the day after ordering the release of the FBI's notes on the January 24, 2017 Flynn interview, revealed that he was actually "concerned" about the circumstances of the interview, circumstances Flynn's lawyers complained about in a pre-sentencing memorandum.

by | December 21, 2018 | 03:17

The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate, Chuck Schumer, on Thursday called on President Donald Trump to find a new nominee for attorney general, saying Trump's current pick can not be put in charge of the special investigation into alleged election meddling by Russian Federation.

by | December 21, 2018 | 01:10

President Trump said Thursday evening that Defense Secretary James Mattis will be retiring in February, in a shock announcement adding to the list of the president's outgoing Cabinet members after his second year in office. Here is Mattis' resignation letter. The ouster comes a day after the news - reportedly catching congressional Republicans and military leadership by surprise, or at least, despite their protestations - that the United States would be withdrawing its troops from Syria .

by | December 21, 2018 | 00:55

Vinci Autoroutes, which operates some 4,400 kilometres (2,700 miles) of roads and manages most of the motorways in the south of France, was the first to release an assessment on Sunday of the damage to its road network, estimated at "tens of millions of euros".

by | December 20, 2018 | 23:58

Many stayed on illegally in the USA either after an adverse ruling on their case or just not showing up to their immigration court date. The new policy will send such migrants to Mexico for the duration of that process. The government of Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who took office December 1, said foreigners will have temporary permission to remain in Mexico on humanitarian grounds after getting a notice to appear in US immigration court and they will be allowed to seek ...