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by | December 28, 2018 | 05:44

Former first lady Michelle Obama visits The Lower Eastside Girls Club to discuss her new book " Becoming " on December 1, 2018 in New York City. Americans' admiration for Clinton crashed so hard this year that she did not even finish second place after Mrs.

by | December 27, 2018 | 22:15

The couple made national headlines for raising more than $400,000 for Bobbitt after receiving donations from over 14,000 people. GoFundMe said it has made refunds to everyone who contributed to a campaign involving Johnny Bobbitt, left, Katelyn McClure and Mark D'Amico.

by | December 27, 2018 | 20:01

Ibrahim al-Assaf, a former finance minister, will replace Adel al-Jubeir as foreign minister, the decree said. A royal decree was also issued to restructure the Political and Security Affairs Council, headed by Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman , the controversial 33-year-old heir to the Saudi throne commonly known as MBS.

by | December 27, 2018 | 19:30

He argued for the policies he thought were right and kept his mouth shut when he lost. Like Mattis, Shanahan is a Washington state native. Mattis, who was quietly back at work Friday while stunned Pentagon staff soldiered on around him, implicitly warned in his letter to the president of the threat to the USA from allowing alliances to fray and of the risk that disrespecting allies will undermine US credibility.

by | December 27, 2018 | 19:18

Earlier this month, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir became the first Arab head of state to visit Damascus since the start of the Syrian conflict. The embassy had been shut since the UAE broke ties with Syria in February 2012, when the repression of nationwide protests against the government was escalating into a war which has now killed around half a million people.

by | December 27, 2018 | 17:45

According to the report , Lloyd put out cookies and milk for Santa Claus and received an American Girl doll on Christmas morning from Santa. Collman told The Post and Courier that she was surprised to hear the president on the other end of the line and, if she had a chance to speak to him again, she would ask about his family.

by | December 27, 2018 | 17:17

In an apparent response to news of Thailand's impending medical marijuana vote, Singapore's government issued a stern warning earlier this year that it would duly punish any citizen or permanent resident found to have consumed marijuana overseas.

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:54

Mr Trump was accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump on the first trip of his presidency to a war zone. Sabah al-Saadi, the leader of the Islah parliamentary bloc, also called for an emergency session of the parliament "to discuss this blatant violation of Iraq's sovereignty and to stop these aggressive actions by Trump who should know his limits: The US occupation of Iraq is over".

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:37

The partial federal shutdown was expected to drag into Christmas as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remained stuck in a standoff over his border wall with Mexico . "Republicans control the House, the Senate, and the White House", they said. Many national parks across the country have also been closed, and the Internal Revenue Service planned to close taxpayer assistance lines, among other operations, weeks ahead of filing season.

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:18

The emergency measure was put in place in 10 regions along the Black Sea and Ukraine's borders with Moldova and Russian Federation. President Petro Poroshenko has announced the termination of the legal regime of martial law in ten regions of Ukraine.

by | December 27, 2018 | 15:54

The National Weather Service has warned that residents in the Plains should "expect hazardous travel conditions Wednesday into early Friday, with heavy snow and strong winds making roads risky". This will begin with several inches overnight, and the majority of the accumulation will happen throughout Thursday. There the accumulations were far more variable, depending on the strength of the storm as it moved.

by | December 27, 2018 | 15:55

On Monday, Erdogan's spokesman said Turkey would increase coordination with Russian Federation in Syria following the U.S. decision to withdraw. Last week, Trump ordered a quick withdrawal of all 2,000 U.S. Nevertheless, Turkey has intensified since the weekend, their troops on the Syrian-Turkish border. The United States has backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as part of an worldwide coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group.

by | December 27, 2018 | 13:00

Air Force One stopped at Ramstein Air Force Base in south-west Germany on his way back from Iraq, where he had visited USA troops in harm's way for the first time, two years into his presidency. The president's decision to exit Syria stunned national security advisers and allies, including Iraq, and prompted the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.

by | December 27, 2018 | 11:30

Two of Sudan's largest political parties called on their supporters to take part. Protests continue in Sudan where demonstrations against the tripling of the bread price and food and fuel shortages have escalated to calls for the fall of President Omar Al-Bashir.

by | December 27, 2018 | 09:50

Figures about the casualties may change, spokesman Najib Danish said in a brief message sent to the media. Authorities say the attack began on Monday when one attacker detonated a auto bomb at the building's entrance. The possibility of thousands of USA troops leaving has triggered confusion and panic in the Kabul government and foreign missions who fear that sudden withdrawal would lead to the return of the Taliban regime, who are fighting to expel foreign forces, topple the ...

by | December 27, 2018 | 09:43

The Harmony of the Seas is the world's largest cruise ship. In a statement, Royal Caribbean said: "Our Care Team is providing support to the family and friends of our colleague, and our thoughts and prayers are with them during this hard time".

by | December 27, 2018 | 08:58

The visit to the Al-Asad Airbase west of the capital, Baghdad, comes just a week after Trump unsettled his military advisers and global allies, including in Iraq , by announcing that he would withdraw USA troops from neighboring Syria , where they have also been helping in the fight against extremist militants.

by | December 27, 2018 | 06:40

This Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018 image from a surveillance camera video and provided by the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department shows a suspect police are searching for in connection to the fatal shooting of an officer during a traffic stop in Northern California .

by | December 27, 2018 | 06:39

President Vladimir Putin watched the test from the Defense Ministry's control room in Moscow , saying afterward that it was "an excellent New Year's gift to the nation". The Avangard is a strategic intercontinental ballistic missile system equipped with a hypersonic glide vehicle. While Russia boasts that Avangard can bypass any current missile defense systems in service today, USA military experts have questioned the system's ability to live up to the claims.

by | December 27, 2018 | 05:41

The discovery of the children's bodies left authorities shaken. Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie said deputies arrived at the girl's home and were told conflicting stories about how she lived elsewhere. Elwyn Crocker Sr. was charged in connection with the death of his two children, who were found buried in his backyard. Wright's boyfriend, 55-year-old Roy Anthony Prater was also arrested.