by | January 02, 2019 | 07:45

Duterte also said that the priest touched him during the confession - something he said "every child goes through" - according to CNN Philippines. "I tried to touch what was inside the panties". When the president needs to shift the narrative away from questionable policy initiatives, Heydarian said, he appears to rely "on outrage to keep himself constantly in headlines".

by | January 02, 2019 | 07:06

The landmark verdict was followed by massive protests , with devotees blocking women from entering the temple even now. Lakhs of women assembled under the aegis of the Left Democratic Front (LDF) on Tuesday to create an nearly unbroken human wall that stretched 620 km from Kasaragod in north Kerala to Thiruvananthapuram in the south.

by | January 02, 2019 | 06:32

The extent of the child's injuries are unknown, but the zoo director said the injuries would have been from the stumble and not from the animal. Zoo officials say that Brevard Zoo has offered this experience daily without incident since 2009.

by | January 02, 2019 | 05:22

Nuclear-armed North Korea wants good relations with the United States but could consider a change of approach if Washington maintains its sanctions, leader Kim Jong Un warned in his New Year speech Tuesday after 12 months of diplomatic rapprochement.

by | January 02, 2019 | 04:35

A ruling by a Federal judge in the United States, which had declared health care reform "Obamacare" to be unconstitutional, does not occur for the time being in force. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! O'Connor wrote in his original opinion, "Individual Mandate can no longer be fairly read as an exercise of Congress's Tax Power and is still impermissible under the Interstate Commerce Clause-meaning the Individual Mandate is unconstitutional".

by | January 02, 2019 | 02:31

The agency said it couldn't assist children attempting to cross the border because of the rocks being thrown at its officers. Border patrol agents were attempting to catch children who were being passed over the concertina wire. Under CBP use of force policy, the incident will be reviewed by its Office of Professional Responsibility. Discouraged by the long wait to apply for asylum through official ports of entry, many migrants from recent caravans are choosing to cross the USA border wall ...

by | January 02, 2019 | 00:59

According to the newspaper, the incidents took place at the Hacienda Del Sol shelter in Youngtown, Arizona, in mid-September and involved three children and numerous staffers. After an internal investigation, two staff members were fired and additional disciplinary measures were taken against other staffers, the source said.

by | January 01, 2019 | 22:42

The people hit included Syrians and Afghans, some of whom suffered serious injuries. "There was a clear intention by this man to kill foreigners", Herbert Reul, interior minister of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, where Bottrop is located, told reporters on Tuesday.

by | January 01, 2019 | 21:40

Democrats have said they intend to vote on legislation to reopen the government on Thursday when the new Congress convenes. House Democrats announced Monday bills to re-open the government, with one measure including $1.3 billion for border security.

by | January 01, 2019 | 21:26

An estimated 1 million people braved stormy conditions in Sydney to catch a glimpse of the show, which was expected to be watched by more than a billion people around the world. Scottish capital Edinburgh's traditional Hogmanay celebrations will also take on a pro-European theme ahead of the year in which Britain is due to exit the union.

by | January 01, 2019 | 19:46

He began by quoting a brief message President Abraham Lincoln wrote to Gen. Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. Mattis's two-page letter of resignation, which he made public, underscored his disagreements with the president over defense and national security policy and the USA role in the world.

by | January 01, 2019 | 19:42

Pope Francis poses with Vatican spokesman Greg Burke, right, and deputy Vatican spokesperson Paloma Garcia Ovejero during a meeting at the Vatican in this undated photo. It was perhaps a reference to Francis' high-stakes summit on preventing clergy sex abuse in February as well as his multiple foreign trips planned for 2019: Panama, United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Bulgaria and Macedonia in the first half of the year and rumoured trips to Madagascar and Japan in the second half.

by | January 01, 2019 | 19:35

The Palestinian Authority, which is barred by Israel from conducting political activity in Jerusalem, arrested Akel in Ramallah in October. It requires the permission of the Palestinian Authority, which exercises limited self-rule in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, for all land sales in East Jerusalem .

by | January 01, 2019 | 18:26

Supporters travelled from cities across Brazil to witness the ceremony, some of whom went in overnight buses via paid travel and accommodation packages set up by online Bolsonaro fan groups. He added , however, that "relations with Brazil will eventually be continued". Netanyahu had told reporters as he flew in to Rio that he was going to raise the embassy topic as a priority when he met Bolsonaro.

by | January 01, 2019 | 17:30

About a million people were expected Monday night in New York's Times Square, where revelers since 1907 have rung in the New Year watching a giant crystal ball descend while the final seconds of the old year are counted down. The freakish tweet prompted a backlash from some users on social media. "We don't need to be acting this way". The deleted tweet didn't go without those capturing screenshots before its disappearance, though.

by | January 01, 2019 | 15:55

Democrats have a plan to end the partial shutdown on Thursday - the first day that they take control of the House of Representatives. Trump's demand for US$5 billion in funding for a wall along the US-Mexico border led to an impasse in Congress over legislation to keep parts of the federal government funded.

by | January 01, 2019 | 15:42

The US formally established ties with the People's Republic of China on Jan 1, 1979, cementing a rapprochement that began seven years earlier with President Richard Nixon's landmark visit to Beijing . Trump promised that tariffs would remain at 10 percent through the 90-day negotiation period. Trump's comment comes as a USA trade delegation prepares to travel to Beijing in early January for talks with Chinese officials.

by | January 01, 2019 | 13:11

South Korean President Moon Jae-in hailed Sunday the ratified commitment of DPRK leader Kim Jong-un to the denuclearization of the peninsula in thanking him for his New Year " s letter. "[Chairman Kim] redefined his standpoint in actively carrying out agreements in the inter-Korean summit as well as the US-DPRK summit", Moon wrote, continuing, "I welcome chairman Kim's intentions to meet several times in the new year to find solution for denuclearization and to solve practical problems in ...

by | January 01, 2019 | 13:10

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow remains open for dialogue with Washington. Putin also addressed a New Year's letter to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has been a recipient of Russian support throughout a seven-year civil war in the Middle Eastern country.

by | January 01, 2019 | 12:13

A record amount of pyrotechnics as well as new fireworks effects and colours will light up the harbour city's skyline for 12 minutes and dazzle the more than 1.5 million spectators expected to crowd foreshores and parks. In Paris, fireworks and a light show with the theme "fraternity" were scheduled for the Champs-Elysees despite persistent "yellow vest" anti-government protests.