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by | January 05, 2019 | 21:54

Poroshenko, president since 2014, has pushed for the creation of the church as he campaigns for the March 31 elections. Accompanied by solemn liturgical singing at the packed Istanbul ceremony on Saturday, Poroshenko thanked Bartholemew "for the courage to make this historic decision", adding: "I want to thank the generations of Ukrainians who dreamed ...

by | January 05, 2019 | 19:53

The chief judge of the D.C. Circuit, Beryl Howell, granted his request, CNN's Katelyn Polantz reports . Grand juries hear evidence in cases, and the 23 members of the secret panels vote on whether or not to approve indictments presented by a prosecutor.

by | January 05, 2019 | 18:55

A politicised police force targeting and harassing the leaders of the yellow vests movement". After that, several other protesters were grabbed from the crowd and led away by police while remaining Yellow Vests sang the national anthem. Éric Drouet was arrested on Wednesday night on his way to a protest on the Champs-Elysées in Paris . Drouet, a truck driver who appears on television as a spokesman for the "yellow vests", had called for the demonstration in a video posted on his ...

by | January 05, 2019 | 18:47

Details include credit card details, mobile phone numbers, addresses and private chats. RBB reported that fraction leaders in the Bundestag were notified of the hack late Thursday. The leak has been now branded as an act of "hacktivism", but foreign nation-state cyber intelligence groups have been known to mask influence operations as hacktivisim in the past.

by | January 05, 2019 | 17:51

State Department called provocative . Few details of the test were released by Tehran or Washington , but an Iranian spokesman reiterated that "Iran's missile program is defensive in nature". The secretary of state charged that Iran had "launched ballistic missiles numerous times since UNSCR 2231 was adopted and continues to do so". He said it test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple warheads on December 1.

by | January 05, 2019 | 17:14

US officials believe a drone strike killed one of the terrorists behind the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen. The manufacturing industry posted net job gains of 284,000 over 2018, capping its best calendar year since 1997. The chief suspect Abdel Rahim al-Nashiri is being held in Guantanamo Bay. He was recaptured in March 2004, but again escaped in February 2006. The stunning assault, which also wounded 39 aboard the ship, foreshadowed the more deadly attacks of September 11, 2001 ...

by | January 05, 2019 | 16:53

Jesus Perez was inside the Gable House Bowl, a bowling alley and arcade that also offers laser tag, when the fight escalated. Two of the injured were transported to a local hospital with unspecified injuries, while two other wounded people sought medical attention on their own, authorities said .

by | January 05, 2019 | 13:33

Apparently, Trump echoed similar views when he suggested roping-in neighbouring states but he only named India , Pakistan and Russian Federation. Alluding in Wednesday's remarks to the 1979-1989 Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, Trump said: " Russia used to be the Soviet Union ".

by | January 05, 2019 | 11:44

Its lanes fill daily with semis carrying produce and goods that barrel among cars, vans, and buses filled with tourists headed to and from Orlando, Tampa, and southern Florida . The shutdown - which began December 22 - has affected other NTSB investigations, including the probe into deadly gas explosions that caused dozens of house fires in MA in September.

by | January 05, 2019 | 10:42

Five teenagers were locked in the room and were killed by the fire. It happened in a residential building that is home to an escape room . "The victims of this tragedy are 15-year-old children, girls celebrating a birthday", interior minister Joachim Brudziński told broadcaster TVN24.

by | January 05, 2019 | 06:29

Although they intervened with some kind of "medical device", he still passed out, and his family called 911. Police were called to the home at approximately 7:25pm, where they found the boy unconscious and unresponsive. Cameron's mother, Ms Jody Pottingr, said: "We know that he's allergic to fish". "He made everyone around him happy". Again, this requires a severe food allergy and it's "rare", although " asthmatics may be at higher risk for this", Purvi Parikh, MD, an ...

by | January 05, 2019 | 06:18

The woman, who has been at the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix since she almost drowned more than a decade ago, gave birth to a baby boy on December 29. A spokeswoman for Hacienda HealthCare , Nancy Salmon, released a statement following the initial news report. The Arizona Department of Health says they are actively working with local law enforcement in their criminal investigation.

by | January 04, 2019 | 23:24

After she was sworn in on Wednesday, new Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias defended the farm sector from accusations it has grown at the expense of the environment, adding that the strength of Brazil's farmers had generated "unfounded accusations" from unnamed global groups.

by | January 04, 2019 | 22:52

Whelan's family has maintained he is innocent, and that the MI resident and former policeman was in Moscow for a friend's wedding when he was arrested by members of Russia's security services in an upscale hotel not far from the Kremlin .

by | January 04, 2019 | 16:54

The German political establishment is reeling after personal data and communications from hundreds of politicians including Chancellor Angela Merkel were released by hackers. Justice Minister Katarina Barley told the BBC , "The people behind this want to damage confidence in our democracy and institutions". German daily newspaper Bild said the theft of the data continued until the end of October but it was not clear when it started.

by | January 04, 2019 | 15:09

Each passing day brings new damage to the countless people hurt by this lawless president's actions. Tlaib and Bonifaz concluded the op-ed by straying from the moderate Democrats' argument that impeachment of the president is unwarranted and risky in current times.

by | January 04, 2019 | 14:54

It caused a power blackout across swathes of Nakhon Si Thammarat and Surat Thani provinces, authorities said, as electricity poles toppled over in high winds and power lines were cut by falling trees. On Samui island, beach guards hoisted red flags to warn people to stay out of the sea. 'I think the islands are nearly empty. between 30,000 to 50,000 have left since the New Year's Eve countdown parties, ' Krikkrai Songthanee, Koh Phangnan district chief, told AFP.

by | January 04, 2019 | 13:09

In October previous year, devotees clashed with police in a town near the temple leading to the arrest of more than 2,000 people. "We did not enter the shrine by climbing the 18 holy steps, but went through the staff gate", one of the women, who both remain under police guard, later told reporters.

by | January 04, 2019 | 12:57

A vote is now due in the Commons in the week beginning 14 January, after Theresa May postponed it from December when it became apparent it would not be voted through. European Union nationals who already have indefinite "leave to remain" visas or permanent residency need not pay a fee. In a message posted on Twitter , Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, denounced the Conservative Party's handling of Brexit as "a complete mess".

by | January 04, 2019 | 09:14

Some of the containers are thought to have been carrying risky chemicals after a 55-pound (25-kilo) bag of organic peroxide washed up ashore. By mid-afternoon on Wednesday, more than 20 containers had washed ashore on the Wadden Islands, a North Sea archipelago, bringing a windfall for local treasure hunters who are crowding the beaches to see what washed up.