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by | April 13, 2019 | 12:42

The result was a compromise on the date, with a deadline of October 31 for Britain to leave, deal or no deal-on condition that May holds an election on May 23 to return British members to a new European Parliament that convenes in July, and that it pledge not to disrupt key EU decision-making before it leaves.

by | April 13, 2019 | 12:30

Harry and Meghan said they had opted not to know the gender of their baby until the birth. Royal expert Angela Mollard spoke to New Idea magazine's podcast "Royals", where she praised the Queen for being a phenomenal woman who has been evolving through the years.

by | April 13, 2019 | 11:42

Herman Cain would be a non-traditional selection for the Federal Reserve board. Cain, also a former pizza chain CEO and unsuccessful U.S. Senate candidate, now hosts a daily talk radio show. "As to how he's doing in the process that I don't know..." Trump indicated he continues to support Cain when asked about by reporters Wednesday, "Herman is a wonderful man, he's been a supporter of mine for a long time".

by | April 13, 2019 | 11:22

Trump said, calling 5G a "big deal". The FCC plans to begin auctioning available spectrum starting on December 10. "It won't be almost as good, almost as fast". Pai explained the technologies should give the US a "leg up" as the USA competes around the world. FILE - A sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas, Jan.

by | April 13, 2019 | 10:58

According to the New York Times , the court inquiry stemmed from complaints filed in October, after an investigation by the daily found that the Trumps had engaged in dubious tax schemes during the 1990s to maximize the inherited wealth of the President, Barry and their siblings.

by | April 13, 2019 | 09:38

A dentist in Clifton, New Jersey, has set up a controversial display of mannequins provocatively dressed in knee-high stockings, mini dresses and skimpy leotards. She continued: "I got a son, you know, he's 16 years old. He doesn't need to see this every time I take him back from school and stuff". Many thought the display was distasteful and disrespectful to Easter.

by | April 13, 2019 | 09:09

Under the ban, women who undergo the procedure can face up to a year in jail and a fine, while doctors who performed the procedure are given two years in prison. Despite the restrictive law, abortions are widely accessible in South Korea and can be carried out safely. South Korea's fertility rate, or the average number of children a woman is expected to have in her life, stood at 0.98 in 2018, the lowest among the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) nations.

by | April 13, 2019 | 08:23

Assange has always denied the allegations , and sought asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy to prevent facing the charges in Sweden , which he feared would lead to eventual extradition to the United States. "After media reports that Julian Assange has been arrested in London, the counsel for the injured party has requested the Swedish preliminary investigation concerning rape be resumed", the Swedish Prosecution Authority said in a statement.

by | April 13, 2019 | 08:22

Jurors deliberated for 10 hours and 53 minutes before returning the unanimous verdict on a count of oral rape. According to reports in English media, Hepburn will be sentenced at Hereford Crown Court on April 30. After 10 minutes, she realised it was Hepburn when she heard his "thick Australian accent". The 23-year-old Hepburn, who was born in Western Australia and moved to England in 2013 to pursue a cricket career, also faces another count of rape.

by | April 13, 2019 | 07:55

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is calling on the USA to stop "its current way of calculation" if it is interested in continuing diplomatic talks, according to a report from the country's state news agency KCNA. Kim said USA leaders "mistakenly believe that if they pressure us to the maximum, they can subdue us". Kim says he's open to having a third summit with Trump if the United States could offer mutually-acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year.

by | April 13, 2019 | 07:20

The cost of the first two phases of the line was reduced from 65.5 billion Malaysian ringgits ($15.9bn) to 44 billion ($10.6bn), the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement. I also hope that the two sides can resume the project construction as soon as possible, " he told reporters. Dr Mahathir has shown more willingness to revive some infrastructure projects after embarking on spending cuts and a corruption crackdown past year.

by | April 13, 2019 | 06:27

The Washington Post linked Craig to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort , saying that "the expected indictment - which his attorneys called "a misguided abuse of prosecutorial discretion" - stems from work Craig did with GOP lobbyist Paul Manafort on behalf of the Ukrainian Ministry of Justice in 2012".

by | April 13, 2019 | 05:57

He said his daughter was possessed of a natural calm. The president also praised his daughter in the interview for possessing "a great calmness" and said she could potentially follow in his footsteps and make a bid for the White House. She still can't say Marla 's name. "The other one" she referred to is Marla Maples , who was Donald Trump's mistress for several years and became his second wife in 1993 - the same year she gave birth to Tiffany Trump.

by | April 13, 2019 | 04:21

The ruling coalition has since lost another two seats in the 150-seat House of Representatives and now has only 74 lawmakers in the chamber where parties form government. It needs to gain seats to stand still because redistributions have made some seats notionally Labor, and because the Liberals lost the seat of Wentworth previous year after Malcolm Turnbull was removed as prime minister - a loss that pitched Morrison into minority government.

by | April 13, 2019 | 04:06

Assange has always denied the allegations , and sought asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy to prevent facing the charges in Sweden, which he feared would lead to eventual extradition to the United States. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that, as a citizen of the country, Assange would have consular assistance available to him, but would not get "special treatment".

by | April 13, 2019 | 03:54

Human rights groups warned that the decision would have repercussions well beyond Afghanistan. "The decision by the International Criminal Court's judges to reject an investigation in Afghanistan is a devastating blow for victims who have suffered grave crimes without redress", Param-Preet Singh, associate international justice director at Human Rights Watch, said in a statement .

by | April 13, 2019 | 02:57

The country stockpiles other staples, too, such as sugar, rice, edible oils and animal feed. Switzerland began storing emergency reserves of coffee between World War One and World War Two in preparation for potential shortages. Reservesuisse , which oversees Switzerland's food stockpiles, says 12 of 15 companies that stockpile coffee in the country want to continue doing so.

by | April 13, 2019 | 02:01

While the move was greeted warmly by members of the country's oil and gas industries, it's likely to upset some more traditional conservative lawmakers anxious about the federal government impinging on individual states' rights and governance.

by | April 13, 2019 | 00:49

Silva said Williams failed a sobriety test. The actor urges viewers to 'find the ideal hotel for the best price'. When police responded to reports of a stalled vehicle in a lane of travel, they discovered Williams out cold with his foot still on the brake in the middle of traffic.

by | April 13, 2019 | 00:40

The quake took place at 7:40 p.m. local time with a depth of 17.5 kilometers, USGS said. The epicenter of the quake was also felt strongly in the central Sulawesi city of Palu , which was devastated by an natural disaster and tsunami back in September, killing more than 4,000 people.