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by | February 09, 2019 | 15:26

Venezuela, already crippled by Maduro's economic policies, was plunged in political turmoil previous year when he greatly reduced the power of the opposition-controlled National Assembly and created a parallel parliament that gave more control to regions of the country where he is more popular.

by | February 09, 2019 | 13:57

President Donald Trump , who delights in confounding health experts with his junk food cravings and disinclination to exercise, is "in very good health", his doctor declared following an annual medical checkup. " Incredibly good genes ", he said. Conley replaced Jackson after Trump nominated the latter to lead the Veterans Affairs Department. The nomination went up in flames when accounts became public of former subordinates who accused Jackson of freehanded pill giveaways and drunkenness ...

by | February 09, 2019 | 10:18

Still, El Paso's crime rate was and is among the lowest for USA cities of its size. "We didn't want to run the risks of them traveling in open trucks", Borrego said . While immigrant groups and some Democrats have criticized ICE's tactics as heavy-handed, Trump has praised the agency's work in protecting the United States from what he calls unsafe criminals.

by | February 09, 2019 | 08:25

In a report earlier this week, it said actions including the illegal transfer of banned goods at sea could make sanctions - the global community's main way of putting pressure on North Korea - "ineffective". He belongs to the regime's State Affairs Commission, a government body that Kim Jong-un heads. The Koreas in past months have discussed reconnecting railways and roads across their border, resuming operations at a jointly run factory park in the North Korean border town of Kaesong and ...

by | February 09, 2019 | 05:34

Governor Justin Fairfax (D) is reeling from an allegation of sexual misconduct, 2020 presidential candidate and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) said Thursday that she believes his accuser is credible and there should be an investigation.

by | February 09, 2019 | 03:43

The two were friends but never dated or had any romantic relationship. "This doesn't change the blue direction of the state long-term, but this certainly complicates things for Democrats in the immediate future", said Virginia native Carolyn Fiddler, a top operative at the DailyKos website , a force in liberal politics nationally.

by | February 08, 2019 | 23:05

Jehovah's Witnesses have for several years come under pressure from the Russian state. At the time, the global head of the Jehovah's Witnesses estimated there are about 175,000 practicing members in Russian Federation in some 2,200 congregations.

by | February 08, 2019 | 18:44

Police arrested six people on Thursday, allegedly involved with the US-based organised syndicate behind the shipment. "The JOCTF investigation demonstrated the effectiveness of Australian and worldwide authorities working together to stamp out illicit drug importation, and I wish to thank our US counterparts for their expert involvement in this investigation".

by | February 08, 2019 | 17:29

Storm Erik is set to bring strong gusts and heavy rain to the United Kingdom, as the weekend gets off to a wet and windy start. NI Direct also warned that there could be "power cuts, large waves in coastal areas, fallen trees, and risk of flying debris".

by | February 08, 2019 | 15:55

The committee voted Thursday to authorize Nadler to subpoena Whitaker , although Nadler said in a statement that he hoped "never to use" it. But the escalating dispute between Nadler and the Justice Department now raises questions about the likelihood of Whitaker appearing in what could be his only congressional testimony while leading the Justice Department, with William Barr on a path to be confirmed as the permanent attorney general by the Senate next week.

by | February 08, 2019 | 13:02

Ritah Aciro, the UWONET Executive Director, said the statement and action of the minister demonstrates the patriarchal beliefs that women are objects or commodities that can be bought and sold, which not only dehumanises but undignifies women.

by | February 08, 2019 | 13:01

This marks the first time in United States history a president has postponed the State of the Union due to a standoff with Congress. President Ronald Reagan delayed his address in 1986 after the Challenger space shuttle exploded, killing all seven crew members.

by | February 08, 2019 | 12:57

The party falls under the tutelage of Thaksin, a billionaire self-exiled former premier, who stands at the heart of Thailand's bitter political schism - loathed by the army and Bangkok elite, yet adored by the rural poor. "I have thoroughly considered the party's policies and I deem that they can further the programmes the [military regime] has initiated.so I accept the Phalang Pracharat Party's nomination as a prime minister candidate", Prayut said in a statement.

by | February 08, 2019 | 12:56

On Thursday, Di Maio defended his actions on Facebook, writing that "my meeting with Yellow Vest members.is fully legitimate". France recalled its ambassador to Rome on Thursday in a move unprecedented since World War II saying it was fed up with "repeated, baseless" attacks by Italian political leaders on the country.

by | February 08, 2019 | 09:57

The 28-year-old Argentine striker was traveling from Nantes to meet his former teammates at Cardiff City when the plane he boarded suddenly crashed into the English channel. The AAIB has confirmed that, due to a bad weather forecast, "for the foreseeable future, the hard decision was taken to bring the overall operation to a close".

by | February 08, 2019 | 09:44

Football Federation Australia has scrapped a planned Olyroos training camp in Thailand due to the country's treatment of detained refugee player Hakeem al-Araibi. "The Thai government should see that Bahrain's sole motive is to further punish Hakeem for the peaceful political opinions he expressed", Amnesty International Thailand campaigner Katherine Gerson said in a statement .

by | February 08, 2019 | 07:55

Callamard's final report will be delivered to the UN Human Rights Council in June. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia told a top aide in a conversation in 2017 that he would use "a bullet" on Jamal Khashoggi , the journalist killed in October , if Mr.

by | February 08, 2019 | 06:26

The owners of Fluffy, who live in Kalispell , Montana , in the far northwest of the state, found her in a snow bank on January 31 - unresponsive, with her fur matted with ice. I'm not sure if this was Fluffy's attempt at being cast in the adaptation of Stephen King's animal horror, Pet Sematary , but if anything it's a ideal example of why we should be taking care of our pets , and other wildlife, during periods of extreme weather.

by | February 07, 2019 | 21:55

On Tuesday, Christie argued that the Federal investigation into Donald Trump's inaugural committee could be a "much more serious threat" to the president than special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. The 48-year-old who was born in Albany, New York, and attended USC has come under scrutiny in recent years for failing to disclose the extent of his business ties to foreign governments.

by | February 07, 2019 | 18:52

The last video to emerge that showed Cantlie was published in December 2016, as the offensive on Mosul was ramping up. Wallace also noted the British government's policy is not to pay ransoms for hostages. But he said officials believe Cantlie is still being held by ISIS extremists. He had left an Internet café with American journalist James Foley when armed men captured them on the road to Turkey.