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by | May 13, 2019 | 15:59

The pilot of the Embraer 190 was praised for the landing, in which none of the 89 passengers was hurt. The plane skidded for about 25 seconds before it stopped. The pilot managed to land the plane without front wheels. Myanmar National Airlines is now sending engineers to Mandalay to check on the aircraft, Mr Ye Htut Aung said, adding that all jets get a daily flight check.

by | May 13, 2019 | 15:00

Then-White House counsel Donald McGahn at a White House Cabinet meeting on June 21, 2018. White House officials asked at least twice in the past month for the key witness against President Donald Trump in the Mueller report , Donald McGahn, to say publicly that he never believed the president obstructed justice, according to two people briefed on the requests.

by | May 13, 2019 | 14:07

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has warned of a wave of coming economic hardships worse than in the 1980s as "unprecedented" pressure from global sanctions brings the country to its knees. "Leaving the 2015 nuclear agreement is a mistake because it is undoing what we have already done", Mr Macron said. U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told BBC Persian on Thursday that the deployment of U.S.

by | May 13, 2019 | 13:55

Under the "one country, two systems" framework, Hong Kong was guaranteed the right to retain its own social, legal and political systems for 50 years following its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997. Anti-change members marched on the streets in April in the biggest rally since 2014's pro-democracy Umbrella Movement demonstrations. They were brawling Saturday over controversial changes to an extradition treaty with mainland China.

by | May 13, 2019 | 13:40

He was speaking as weekend polls forecast that the Brexit Party could end up with a bigger vote share than the combined support for both the Tories and Labour at the elections. Mrs May's government hopes Britons elected to the European Parliament will not need to take their seats. Meanwhile, a poll in the "Daily Telegraph" found the Brexit Party has overtaken the Conservatives in national polling for the first time, with Nigel Farage predicted to win 49 seats in a general election.

by | May 13, 2019 | 13:29

A 47-year old Muslim cleric wanted by the Sri Lankan security forces for using social media platform to air extremist views has been arrested at the Bandaranaike International Airport, a media report said. Soldiers armed with automatic assault rifles guarded St. Theresa's church at Colombo's Thimbirigasyaya residential quarter, while members of the congregation were searched for explosives.

by | May 13, 2019 | 12:53

A lawyer for one of the women involved in the Swedish allegations subsequently asked for the investigation to be resumed. Assange was arrested on April 11, and on May 1 was sentenced to 50 weeks imprisonment for violating bail conditions after spending almost seven years in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:31

Decades later, a genealogist managed to track down her mother, Elizabeth, to Scotland and the pair were united in an emotional meeting ahead of her 104th birthday on Sunday. The official Liveline Twitter account shared a brilliant picture of both Eileen and Elizabeth. "She was reading the newspaper and when she saw me, I said we were from Ireland and she said "I was born in Ireland".

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:29

Michael Pfleger invited Farrakhan, an anti-Semitic black nationalist, to speak at St. Sabina Catholic Church in Chicago Thursday, ostensibly to defend free speech after Facebook banned Farrakhan , commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and radio host Alex Jones as "dangerous individuals", The Associated Press reported.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:27

The move was aimed at ending and preventing the recruitment and use of children for the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. The Shehu of Borno, HRH, Alhaji Abubakar Garbai Ibn El Kanemi represented by the Waziri of Borno, Alhaji Yerima Mustapha Mukhtar said it is an immoral act for under aged children to be involved in any conflict.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:22

Trump is visiting the United Kingdom from June 3-5 to mark the anniversary of D-Day before traveling to France. "State visits are not about saying how pleased we are with a particular individual, my views of Donald Trump are probably very similar to Sadiq Khan's .

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:25

The BJP alleged that the AAP was staging such incidents. Congress candidate Rajesh Lilothia owns Rs 4.4 crore-worth property with no pending criminal case against him either. Hitting back at Kejriwal, he accused AAP of outraging a woman's modesty to win the elections. Refuting the allegation, BJP's media in-charge, East Delhi, Nvon Kumar said, "The BJP has nothing to do with the alleged pamphlets.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:23

Schiff reiterated his suggestion on Sunday that congress could levy fines of $US25,000 ($A36,000) a day on administration officials who refuse to co-operate with demands for witness appearances and documents in congressional investigations.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:22

However, the Pentagon has argued that it does not need lawmaker approval to move the money around. The prohibition, included in the fiscal 2020 military construction and veterans affairs appropriations bill, would prohibit funds from the 2015 through 2020 fiscal years from being "obligated, expended or used to design, construct, or carry out a project to construct a wall, barrier, fence, or road" along the US southern border.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:19

Madden is now being held in Henderson County on a $750,000 bond. According to an arrest warrant furnished to PEOPLE, the baby was still strapped to a auto seat when she was thrown down the embankment. Sheriff Griffin said that investigators had enough probable cause to charge Madden with attempted first-degree murder, but did not provide additional details.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:18

During a court hearing Saturday night, a prosecutor said dogs trained to find cadavers reacted to the trunk of the auto Vence had claimed was taken by the kidnappers. Surveillance video from a neighbour showed Vence carrying a large, blue laundry basket with a large trash bag from his apartment on May 3, Stayton said.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:13

Where does that leave the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement, which saw Iran dramatically restrict its program in exchange for the lifting of sanctions but from which President Trump withdrew a year ago? The European Union said it would "reject any ultimatum" and voiced "regret" over the USA sanctions.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:11

Opinion polls over the past six months have hinted at a shift towards a narrow pro-Remain majority as public debate has aired the economic and political complications of leaving the European Union, though analysts say another vote could go either way.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:12

But more than a year later, Mr Liu was in Washington trying to save the deal even as Mr Trump warned that the USA would start "paperwork" on another $325 billion in Chinese imports, after raising tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese goods. China's Commerce Ministry said it "deeply regrets" the U.S. decision. Liu would not have made the trip if China didn't want to find a way to reach a deal, Chen said.

by | May 13, 2019 | 10:07

On Friday, Washington imposed sanctions on two shipping companies for delivering Venezuelan oil to ally Cuba , in what it said was a response. He repeated that with the backing of allied governments led by the U.S., "all options remain on the table" to resolve the national crisis, and that includes, he said, Nicolas Maduro stepping down from power, given that Guaido considers his presidency illegitimate.