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by | March 25, 2019 | 13:11

A field pitted with abandoned trenches and bomb craters, and littered with scorched tents and the twisted metal carcasses of vehicles, was all that remained. "Sure, in Syria, they are down to nothing, but in the deserts of Anbar, they live on". Turkey views Kurdish members of the SDF as terrorists. But so far, he has eluded the Americans, Russians, Syrians, Iraqis and Kurds.

by | March 25, 2019 | 11:55

On questions about the potential obstruction of justice by the president, the report "does not conclude that Trump committed a crime". "The report found evidence on both sides of the question" on obstruction and "leaves unresolved what the special counsel views as hard issues of law", Mr Barr wrote .

by | March 25, 2019 | 11:11

He said he had been briefed by the heads of Israeli security and that he would return to conduct Israel's response. The latest attack follows disturbances involving Palestinian prisoners in southern Israel. An Israeli rescue service said the rocket from the Gaza Strip struck a house in central Israel, wounding seven people. Israeli fighter jets carried out two airstrikes in the Gaza Strip early Sunday following the launch of incendiary balloons from the Palestinian territory, according to ...

by | March 25, 2019 | 08:32

FEMA released disaster victims' personal information to a contractor. "FEMA provided much more information than was necessary", FEMA Press Secretary Lizzie Litzow is quoted as saying. In addition, there's no indication that any of the 2.3 million people's personal data has been compromised, she said. The data obtained was just a portion of what FEMA sent to housing contractors, the report stated.

by | March 25, 2019 | 08:29

Witnesses say that member of an ethnic Dogon militia already blamed for scores of attacks in the past year descended upon the village of Ogossogou before dawn Saturday. The massacre took place as a delegation from the UN Security Council was visiting the Sahel to evaluate the jihadist threat that has crippled the region.

by | March 25, 2019 | 08:24

The junta party, which is proposing army-chief-turned premier Prayut Chan-O-Cha for civilian prime minister after the polls, is under intense pressure to avoid humiliation in what is effectively a referendum on its popularity. Unsettled foreign investors have pulled out in excess of a net $700 million from Thai stock and bond markets this year. "Thaksin overplayed with a royal involvement and that was countered by his opponent".

by | March 25, 2019 | 06:55

There was no obstruction. Mueller also investigated whether Trump obstructed justice but did not come to a definitive answer. "It's a shame our country had to go through this". To date, however, none of the charges have directly addressed the question of whether there was coordination between Trump's associates and Russian officials.

by | March 25, 2019 | 06:38

Deadly crashes involving the plane model in Ethiopia this month and off the coast of Indonesia last fall have prompted Boeing 737 Max aircraft groundings across the world , reports the Associated Press . FAA spokesman Lynn Lunsford declined to comment, citing an open investigation. One source familiar with the tests said the FAA is expected to receive the software early in the week.

by | March 25, 2019 | 05:58

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan shakes hands with Foreign Minister Winston Peters during an Organization of Islamic Cooperation meeting. Mr. Peters took a conciliatory tone on Friday, welcoming comments by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who said at a news conference at the end of the OIC meeting that Australians and New Zealanders visiting Turkey would still be greeted warmly at Gallipoli remembrance ceremonies next month.

by | March 25, 2019 | 05:42

R&B singer Alicia Keys also took to social media to encourage her followers to share the photo of Ardern wearing a hijab and hugging a woman affected by the terror attack. Several more people were killed at the nearby Linwood mosque. Al Noor had remained closed partly so that workers could fix bullet-pocked walls and clean blood-spattered floors, and on Saturday there was little obvious indication of what took place there.

by | March 24, 2019 | 23:57

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is holding an emergency meeting at her Chequers country residence to discuss the Brexit crisis, a source close to the situation told Sputnik. Tory MP George Freeman sparked fresh talk of a coup in a tweet. The Brexit debacle is reaching fever pitch as the original deadline of March 29 has been extended to April 12.

by | March 24, 2019 | 22:25

He said that Zhestkok told authorities he deliberately fed the orangutan allergy pills mixed with milk, causing the animal to lose consciousness for up to three hours. However, airport officials also found other animals in his luggage, including two tokay geckos and four chameleons. Zhestkov now faces up to $7,000 in fines and five years in prison.

by | March 24, 2019 | 21:29

At least two Palestinians were shot dead on Friday afternoon by Israeli gunfire during the weekly anti-Israel protests , better known as "the Great March of Return", a medic told reporters. Israeli ambassador Aviva Raz Shechter said there was "clear evidence of political bias against Israel" in the report . "The Human Rights Council repeated today its absurd, hypocritical ritual of creating a Commission of Inquiry singling out Israel, whose findings against Israel are predetermined, and ...

by | March 24, 2019 | 21:00

The shooting is being investigated as a possible extremist attack, but prosecutors would not say if the suspect, Gokmen Tanis, has said anything about his motive. "The 37-year-old suspect will appear before a judge on Friday, charged with multiple murders with terrorist aims , as well as attempted murder and a terrorist threat", the public prosecution service had said in a statement on Thursday.

by | March 24, 2019 | 20:02

The premise is that somehow China's trade imbalance is because of unfair practices. Beijing has resisted implementing a verification mechanism that would allow the United States to act unilaterally, for instance with more tariffs .

by | March 24, 2019 | 19:55

Detectives and the county medical examiner's office are continuing to investigate the matter, Reik said. 'Killing yourself is not the answer, ' he added. In June 2018 on Facebook she a post about Robin Williams, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain - all of whom have committed suicide in the past few years.

by | March 24, 2019 | 18:38

The "People's Vote March" on Saturday snaked from Park Lane and other locations to converge on the U.K. Parliament, where the fate of Brexit will be decided in the coming weeks . "I honestly believe it's the only way forward". However, she faces daunting odds with lawmakers deadlocked for months over how to implement the 2016 referendum vote to leave, reflecting bitter divisions nationwide.

by | March 24, 2019 | 17:28

A witness recorded the attack on a video that had received more than 12 million views online as of late Saturday. Police say 36-year-old Marc Gomez, of Yonkers , has been arrested. As the man made his way off the train, he turned to the passengers recording and said, "WorldStar that" - a reference to a popular website that often showcases clips of violent altercations.

by | March 24, 2019 | 17:24

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan said the sending of a suspected letter bomb was "an absolutely despicable act". Small packages containing items capable of starting small fires arrived in white mailbags at Heathrow's headquarters at the Compass Centre, London City airport and Waterloo railway station on March 5.

by | March 24, 2019 | 08:08

Rainfall and some snowmelt spurred flooding in recent weeks that's blamed in three deaths so far, with two men in Nebraska missing for more than a week. Reynolds. "We need to figure out a way to secure our communities and our farmland and start to fix the agricultural levees and focus on the Corps levees that have been compromised".