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by | February 18, 2019 | 09:03

Despite the projectiles being fired, the mood among the fighters at this base is easygoing. The general overseeing US forces in the Middle East flew into Iraq on Sunday for talks with USA and Iraqi officials expected to focus on ensuring that Islamic State can not stage a resurgence after US troops withdraw from neighboring Syria.

by | February 18, 2019 | 09:01

PDP said that the last minute postponement of the polls was an indication that the APC-led federal government had failed woefully. Mr Buhari says he has built a strong foundation for prosperity, but his rival says Nigeria is not functioning.

by | February 18, 2019 | 08:57

The guidelines are not binding on a judge, but are often used as a reference point for determining a criminal sentence. Judge T.S. Ellis in Alexandria, Virginia, had planned to sentence Manafort on February 8, but he later postponed that until after Jackson's ruling, saying it "may have some effect on the sentencing decision in this case".

by | February 18, 2019 | 08:58

The train eventually reached New Delhi and will resume a commercial run from Sunday, said the tweet. Vande Bharat Express , formerly known as Train 18, was halted around 5:30 am at Bahraich, 15 kilometres from Tundla in Uttar Pradesh, about 200 km from the capital at around 6 a.m.

by | February 18, 2019 | 08:56

Iran, meanwhile, lodged an official protest with Pakistan's ambassador to Tehran over the attack . Sharpening his attack, Jafari said: "If Pakistan doesn't do its duties in this regard, Iran, based on the global laws, has the right to counter the adjacent threats in the neighboring countries and will punish the terrorists that are the mercenaries of regional and extra-regional intelligence services".

by | February 18, 2019 | 08:50

He also blamed the USA for preventing political dialogue with the opposition, saying it is a mistake, and President Donald Trump made this mistake because of his advisors. He said he would examine "what new forces" might be needed to keep the frontier "inviolable". Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido said earlier that humanitarian aid will be delivered to Venezuela on February 23.

by | February 15, 2019 | 09:44

The unsafe wind speeds of up to 191mph were recorded on the Big Island's towering peak of the dormant volcano of Mauna Kea at 4.40pm local time on Sunday. "We tend to get a gust maybe to 150 miles per hour once a winter or so, but never 191 miles per hour". The snowfall could also be the lowest elevation snow ever recorded in Hawaii , DLNR said.

by | February 15, 2019 | 09:44

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Ocasio-Cortez used an appearance on CBS " 60 Minutes " to pitch her plan to tax double-digit millionaires at a 70 percent rate - taking care to note the amount below that threshold would be taxed at lower amounts.

by | February 15, 2019 | 09:32

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been photographed while visiting the Great Mosque in Mecca, the site of pilgrimage for the Hajj, which every Muslim is required to perform at least once in their lifetime. The Saudi prince, often referred to as MBS, will be accompanied by a high-powered delegation, including members of the royal family, key ministers and leading businessmen.

by | February 15, 2019 | 09:07

She promised to update members of parliament again on February 26 and, if she had not got a new deal by then, to give them a say on the next steps in non-binding votes. "Britain is a great country", he said. "The EU wants a deal, they want to manage Brexit and they are watching in astonishment in terms of how the debates progress in Westminster".

by | February 15, 2019 | 08:35

Barr's confirmation to lead the Department of Justice comes as a bombshell interview was partially released on Thursday, in which former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe told CBS News that DOJ officials discussed removing President Donald Trump from office.

by | February 15, 2019 | 07:20

She said in a tweet she was "listening and learning, but standing strong". Omar singled out AIPAC however which put her in the crosshairs and although she has already apologized for the clunky delivery Omar maintains that there is far too much lobbying money controlling both parties.

by | February 15, 2019 | 07:13

Jaish-e-Mohammed, a United Nation's listed terror organisation set up in Pakistan during the 1990s with an aim of dislodging India's grip on Kashmir , claimed responsibility for the attack. Actor Abhishek Bachchan and Ajay Devgn were few of the celebrities who took to Twitter to condemn the attacks. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the attack in a tweet Thursday evening.

by | February 15, 2019 | 07:02

As The Guardian reports, 20-Year-Old McCoy was snoozing in a Taco Bell auto park in Vallejo, north of San Francisco, when staff called 911 to report a man "slumped over" in the driver's seat. Marc McCoy , Willie's older brother, argued that officers made no attempt to handle the situation peacefully. Authorities have not confirmed his identity and said the autopsy and toxicology reports are pending.

by | February 14, 2019 | 21:01

He ends with the famous line: "Damn the torpedoes" and, in unison with Giffords , "full speed ahead". As noted, Kelly's announcement comes after a fairly aggressive effort by state and national Democrats to get him to enter the race. media say the state will be a key battleground in the 2020 elections. So it isn't surprising to see Kelly begin with a message of unity and bipartisanship.

by | February 14, 2019 | 20:40

Heavily pregnant with her third child, Shamima Begum , now 19, was tracked down by The Times to a refugee camp in northern Syria. Despite the fact her two other children had already died in the Islamic State , the teenage extremist said "no I don't regret" joining the Caliphate, and even appeared to express her regret the Islamic State was collapsing.

by | February 14, 2019 | 20:26

Also in the Swiss city on Wednesday night, Abdul Aziz Muhamat, a Sudanese refugee activist who has spent five years on Manus Island , won the Martin Ennals Award 2019, one of the most prestigious worldwide human rights prizes, organisers said.

by | February 14, 2019 | 17:10

This confrontational approach by Tehran only led to President Trump tweeting "40 years of corruption". Bolton's remarks came the same day as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran that "if this regime makes the awful mistake and tries to destroy Tel Aviv or Haifa, it won't be successful, and it will be the last anniversary of their revolution they will ever celebrate".

by | February 14, 2019 | 16:25

Some high school students walked out to join their teachers on picket lines, while some students reported crowded classrooms, marathon attendance-taking sessions, and other disruptions. But as I've been looking at the data and hearing the bargaining, it's been changing my mind. "We need to incentivize teachers to stay". "We're working as hard as we can to get more money in the system, so there's no reason I think to walk away from $33 million that our taxpayers have already dedicated to ...

by | February 14, 2019 | 14:12

So far investigators have managed to link Little to 36 of his claims, spanning the width of the United States, from LA to Washington DC. Officers are said to be desperately scouring old case files and photographs to try and identify the Jane Does, but matching them up is proving to be a hard task.