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by | May 13, 2019 | 10:01

However, the United Nations mission overseeing the ceasefire agreement is functioning with only about a fifth of its approved strength, sources told The National. The British ambassador to Yemen reacted sharply to the Yemeni government's scepticism about Houthi withdrawal. Last month United Nations special envoy Martin Griffiths told Reuters the Saudi-backed government and the Houthi group had formally agreed a first phase of troop redeployments, while discussions were still underway for ...

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:03

Shopkeepers who witnessed the shooting near Kabul's Karte Naw market said a gunman on a motorcycle fired four shots in the air to disperse people in the market and then fired two shots that hit Mangal in the chest. Interior Ministry spokesperson Nasrat Rahimi said that the incident occurred in eastern Kabul and that an investigation was under way. Relatives told RFE/RL that there were "problems" with her former in-laws.

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:59

Biden Jr.'s son in a gas company owned by a Ukrainian oligarch", - the report added. Giuliani's trip was first reported by the New York Times . The Biden campaign has previously referred CNN to a statement a spokeswoman provided to The New York Times , which said Biden acted on Ukraine "without any regard for how it would or would not impact" Hunter's business interests.

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:59

Emirati officials have declined to elaborate on the nature of the sabotage or say who might have been responsible. Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were targeted in "a sabotage attack" off of the coast of the United Arab Emirates.

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:59

The official isn't authorized to discuss the itinerary by name and requested anonymity. Pompeo's Russian Federation trip is scheduled from May 12 to 14. As tensions between Washington and Tehran over re-imposed US sanctions have heightened in recent weeks, Moscow has sided with Iran in calling for the 2015 nuclear deal to remain in place.

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:57

He explained that these affected businesses then increase prices, meaning American consumers end up paying more for purchases. "We need to see something much clearer and until we do, we have to keep our tariffs on", Kudlow said, adding: " We can't accept any backtracking ".

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:59

Wallace pressed "But it's USA businesses and US consumers who pay, correct?" "However, once the country is strategically coerced, nothing is unbearable for China in order to safeguard its sovereignty and dignity as well as the long-term development rights of the Chinese people".

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:55

Those revelations sparked court martial proceedings against her and, more recently, culminated in criminal charges against Julian Assange , WikiLeaks' controversial founder. The Wikileaks founder declined voluntary extradition to the U.S.in a recent court appearance in the United Kingdom. Assange, now jailed in London after seven years in asylum at Ecuador's British embassy, is accused of conspiring to help Manning break a password that would allow anonymous access to a Defense Department ...

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:53

Both suspects in the shooting , Devon Erickson , 18, and Alec McKinney, 16, appeared in court on Wednesday, with both also being linked to the LGBTQ community in subsequent media reports. "What happened at STEM is very bad, but it's not a statistic. Moms and dads looking at each other making decisions about whether or not to send their kids to school in one of the greatest school districts in the country because they don't feel safe", Brauchler said Wednesday.

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:49

The remains were taken to the medical examiner in Roanoke where an autopsy will be conducted. By 1 p.m., investigators said at least seven agencies, including the American Red Cross, responded to the scene to help with the explosion. Four adults have been taken to hospitals across the region and are being treated for injuries, according to Garletts. Spokesman Sgt. Rick Garletts said the explosion doesn't appear to be suspicious, and added that the Rockbridge County Sheriff's Office has ...

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:39

Fighters affiliated to al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group as well as the local Ansarul Islam have been active in the region. But violence has only worsened since. In February, a Spanish Catholic priest was killed in a raid in Nohao in the center of the country. Burkina Faso is part of the vast Sahel region, which has turned into a hotbed of violent extremism and lawlessness since chaos engulfed Libya in 2011.

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:40

Sanders also pointed out that most major world religions have banned usury, because it is "disgusting" and exploits people who are economically vulnerable, as Ocasio-Cortez indicated agreement with him. The proposal is likely to meet opposition from banks, which made some $180 billion in interest and fees in 2018. And, yes, I think that the postal service, in fact, can play an important role in providing modest types of banking service to folks who need it.

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:35

Officials identified the teen as Ryan Hazel , of Rehoboth, during a press conference Friday afternoon. A spokesman for Bristol District Attorney Thomas Quinn III said in an email that police in Dighton responded to a 911 call about a dead male at a property in town at about 8 p.m.

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:36

Addressing an election meeting here, she also hit out at Modi, stating that that he talked about Pakistan and other "absurd" issues, but never about the problems of the people. "We are scared to cast our votes because of violence", Sabita Mondal, a voter of Ghatal constituency, told AFP by telephone, "Many voters preferred to stay indoor fearing troubles".

by | May 13, 2019 | 09:28

DeSantis fired Broward County Sherriff Scott Israel in January after a preliminary investigation into the Parkland shooting by a state commission found police and school officials' incompetence largely to blame for the carnage. "But our neighborhood public schools are under attack - there's no other way to describe it". "More than half of the students here attend on scholarships and this new Family Empowerment Scholarship will help tens of thousands more low-income children realize their ...

by | May 12, 2019 | 07:27

Mark Meadows (R-N.C.). The person, who requested anonymity to discuss the internal negotiations, said members had been regularly briefed on communications with Trump Jr. "It's just insane. Mueller spent two years and $25 million, and to me, he's the final word". Asked whether Burr cleared the subpoena with McConnell in advance, a spokesman for the majority leader said McConnell has not directed Burr or the committee on anything during the probe.

by | May 12, 2019 | 03:56

The government has rushed in additional police personnel along with men from the anti-terrorism force (ATF) and Army. Pakistani TV news channels quoted the home minister of Balochistan province, where Gwadar is located, as saying most guests had been evacuated and several people had been injured.

by | May 12, 2019 | 03:18

He joined Boeing in 1986 and spent more than three decades with the aerospace and defense company, where he managed commercial airline and defense programs. "I remain committed to modernizing the force so our remarkable Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines have everything hey need to keep our military lethal and our country safe".

by | May 11, 2019 | 14:39

The second source, a former energy department official also advising Biden's campaign who asked not to be named, said the policy will likely also be supportive of nuclear energy and fossil fuel options like natural gas and carbon capture technology, which limit emissions from coal plants and other industrial facilities.

by | May 11, 2019 | 12:43

They crossed over to Singapore, where the second phase of the drills are to be completed. Zata, for his part, said the maritime exercises include publication exercises, communication exercise and formation exercises. China claims nearly all of the strategic South China Sea with Brunei, Indonesia , Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam pushing competing claims to parts of the maritime region.