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by | April 30, 2019 | 15:30

The official presidential election results are due on May 22 and Widiodo's rival Prabowo Subianto has also claimed victory . "The idea to move the capital city appeared long ago", he said. The Bappenas head also said the new capital city must be close to the coastline, supports needs for fresh water, sanitation, electricity, and communication networks.

by | April 30, 2019 | 15:27

A Reuters journalist later saw security forces firing tear gas at Guaido and around 70 armed men in military uniform near the La Carlota air force base in Caracas. Venezuela's information ministry, which handles media inquiries for the government, did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The United States has blamed Maduro and his late predecessor Hugo Chavez for Venezuela's economic woes.

by | April 30, 2019 | 13:25

Police have cordoned off the Newcastle Street area, according to reports. Police declined to comment on the nature of the incident but a spokesman confirmed a 33-year-old man had been arrested in connection with the operation in the Phillipstown area of the city on New Zealand's South Island.

by | April 30, 2019 | 10:43

Security forces in Northern Ireland regard the New IRA as a significant threat. A reward of up to £10,000, provided by the Crimestoppers charity, is being offered to anyone that can provide information which leads to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the murder of Lyra McKee .

by | April 30, 2019 | 10:31

The official Twitter handle of the Indian army shared the image saying the mysterious footprints of the "mythical beast" were sighted by the "Mountaineering Expedition Team" on April 9, at Makalu Base Camp in Nepal. So much so that the Nepalese government, in a hope to capture the "beast", issued a hunting license for Yeti in the 1950s. Many users drew parallels with a popular cartoon character and a similar encounter that the protagonist, Tintin, has with a Yeti in one of the comics.

by | April 30, 2019 | 07:53

The harness had "Equipment of St. Petersburg " written on it and had a mount for a camera on it, Joergen Ree Wiig of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries said, according to ABC News . In 2017, the Murmansk Sea Biology Research Institute trained beluga whales, dolphins and seals for military roles, the Siberian Times reported . "We know that in Russian Federation they have had domestic whales in captivity and also that some of these have apparently been released".

by | April 30, 2019 | 05:55

Labour has taken a seven-point lead over the Conservatives ahead of the European elections , a new poll has found. Professor Matthew Goodwin from the University of Kent at Canterbury has said that a "perfect storm" is heading towards the Conservative Party, pointing to the "catastrophic failure of Theresa May and her Government to deliver Brexit, and then her incredibly unpopular decision to work with the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ".

by | April 30, 2019 | 05:30

The USS Stethem and USS William P. Lawrence "conducted a routine Taiwan Strait transit on April 28-29 (local time), in accordance with global law", 7th Fleet spokesman Lt. The U.S. should handle Taiwan-related issues "prudently" in order to avoid negatively impacting its relationship with China, Geng said, adding that "the Taiwan issue is the most important and sensitive issue in Sino-U.S.

by | April 30, 2019 | 05:00

In Indonesia , the election staff have to count millions of ballot papers by hand. For the first time, Indonesia held its presidential and legislative elections on the same day, with around 192.8 million people across the archipelago's 17,000 islands eligible to vote.

by | April 30, 2019 | 04:08

Two ironworkers inside the crane were killed, along with two people in separate cars . Four other people were injured in Saturday's collapse. Travis Corbet was one of two workers in the crane when it collapsed. A Google spokesperson said in a statement that the company was saddened to learn of the accident and that they were in communication with Vulcan, the real estate firm that is managing the site and working with authorities.

by | April 30, 2019 | 03:56

Mr Rosenstein's departure had been expected following the confirmation of William Barr as U.S. attorney general in February. After Mr Mueller failed to reach a conclusion about whether Mr Trump had obstructed the investigation, Mr Barr and Mr Rosenstein stepped in and determined the evidence was not enough to support such an allegation .

by | April 30, 2019 | 03:31

The Daily Caller has reached out to AOC for comment on her access to tech during her trip and why she didn't respond to the bombings in Sri Lanka after she returned until Conway's remarks. "What was the point of you bringing this up on national TV?" Ocasio-Cortez took a shot at Democratic Kentucky Rep . Ocasio-Cortez, who is among the most prominent liberal voices in the House Democrats' freshman class, had tweeted the message in response to a post by the Kentucky Republican Party.

by | April 30, 2019 | 01:58

Miller also acknowledges he is in a "contrarian group" of strategists who believe Trump would be lucky to square off against Biden in the general election. As a senator from Delaware, Biden supported the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which has become a sore point with unions that blame it for jobs going overseas.

by | April 30, 2019 | 00:57

Mark Domingo of Reseda was arrested Friday on a charge of providing material support to terrorists. White nationalists never showed up to the planned event in Bluff Park, but a large group of counterprotesters demonstrated. "His arrest today mitigates the threat he posed to others in the Los Angeles community". Domingo also discussed launching further attacks on the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles or on a train.

by | April 29, 2019 | 23:45

Tens of thousands of people yesterday hit Hong Kong's streets to protest against a government plan to allow extraditions to mainland China, the crowds swollen by anger over the recent jailing of democracy leaders. Britain's last governor of Hong Kong, Chris Patten, said the proposed law was an "assault on Hong Kong's values, stability and security". As a safeguard, such orders, to be issued case-by-case, could be challenged and appealed through the city's independent legal system.

by | April 29, 2019 | 21:54

The organization's president, Olivier Knox, also read aloud a letter from Austin Tice's family urging dinner guests to advocate for his release. In another break with tradition, the evening's keynote address was delivered by historian Ron Chernow.

by | April 29, 2019 | 21:38

Labour policy is to have a second referendum on any agreed Brexit deal but Mr Lidington is cool on the idea. It might be seen as a piece of political rhetoric - but voting Labour could be a surefire way to guarantee Brexit, a Liberal Democrat leadership hopeful has said.

by | April 29, 2019 | 21:38

Lukas Bates , a keen marathon runner from Kent, was trying to break the record for fastest marathon time dressed as a landmark. After several failed attempts to manoeuvre his costume under the barrier, a race official had to give him a helping hand to finish the race.

by | April 29, 2019 | 21:34

Russian Federation does not have a history of using whales for military purposes but the Soviet Union had a full-fledged training program for dolphins. The incident comes as Russia's growing military activity in the Arctic raises concerns with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and its allies. Russian Federation shares a 120-mile border with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Norway, and in the past three years has stepped up what CBS News called the Kremlin's "mounting belligerence in ...

by | April 29, 2019 | 21:33

South Africa held its first democratic elections on April 27, 1994, the day blacks majority were first allowed to vote. "This national day is the culmination of Freedom Month which is an opportunity for South Africans to strengthen solidarity, express pride in our national identity and promote social cohesion".