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by | May 22, 2019 | 09:40

The US destroyer Preble had carried out the operation. Clayton Doss, a spokesman for the Navy's Seventh Fleet. A U.S. think tank says coral reefs in the South China Sea are being damaged by Chinese fishing fleets harvesting endangered clams.

by | May 22, 2019 | 08:36

The father of the boy whose memorial was urinated on has forgiven the man responsible and called the incident a "teachable moment". Once word spread throughout the community, two local residents stepped-up and cleaned-up the memorial earlier Sunday.

by | May 22, 2019 | 06:23

More than 170 shoe companies and retailers - including Nike , Teva, Foot Locker, Johnston & Murphy, Rockport and Under Armour - warned in a letter to President Donald Trump of "catastrophic" consequences if new proposed tariffs on some $300 billion in Chinese goods takes effect.

by | May 22, 2019 | 05:32

One apparent viewer was President Donald Trump , who hit out at Buttigieg and Fox host Chris Wallace on Twitter. Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who came under scrutiny from the progressive wing of the Democratic Party for participating in the Fox News event in New Hampshire, took direct aim at Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham on the same conservative channel where they each host an hour during the week.

by | May 22, 2019 | 04:25

The US National Weather Service warned more bad weather could be on the way, and more than 4 million people were under a flash-flood warning or watch on Tuesday. Regions of Kansas and Missouri are under watch until at least Tuesday as the storm system travels. In Comanche County, Oklahoma, a tornado destroyed two homes on Saturday morning, said Ashleigh Hensch, an emergency management spokesperson there.

by | May 22, 2019 | 04:10

The Department of Defense said Tuesday that potential threats from Iran have been "put on hold" thanks to precautionary measures taken by the U.S. "We've made clear that we will not allow Iran to hide behind its proxy forces", Pompeo said on the Hugh Hewitt show.

by | May 21, 2019 | 22:57

The Piper Cherokee Six plummeted into the Caribbean Sea shortly after takeoff from the popular tourist destination en route to the port of Trujillo. Honduran authorities identified the pilot as Patrick Forseth, a Canadian national who developed tourism projects in the Trujillo Bay area. Local authorities in Honduras did not immediately offer a cause for the accident, Reuters reported .

by | May 21, 2019 | 22:52

But amid fears about unrest and street demonstrations in response to the final count, the official result was released early with little advance notice. Analysts and election officials have discounted Subianto's claims that the result was affected by voter fraud and widespread cheating. Tensions have also spiked high since police said last week that they arrested dozens of Islamic State-linked terror suspects - including some who planned to cause chaos by detonating bombs at any ...

by | May 21, 2019 | 22:30

As of this morning, the Town says there is no immediate threat to High Level from the fire, and officials are continuing to work to ensure the community is safe, and that power is restored to the area. The fire is burning in the High Level forest area, a massive 8.2-million-hectare tract of land covering the province's northwest corner (a hectare is about the size of the inside of a standard oval running track).

by | May 21, 2019 | 22:00

Earlier this month, officials in the United Arab Emirates alleged that four oil tankers were sabotaged and U.S. diplomats relayed a warning that commercial airlines could be misidentified by Iran and attacked, something dismissed by Tehran.

by | May 21, 2019 | 21:31

Then the graduates broke into the biggest cheers of the morning and stood up, applauding. Smith told the graduates he knows they will "pay it forward", and added that he hopes "every class will have the same opportunity going forward". " Watch and learn from positive role models, and believe that, they too, are entitled to the American Dream". In an instant, that number vanished.

by | May 21, 2019 | 18:23

With more than 30 per cent of the ballots counted, Ms Steggall's primary vote was 46.1 per cent - enough for her to claim a comfortable victory. In the case of a hung parliament the "moderate liberal " says she would side with the Coalition to enable them to form government.

by | May 21, 2019 | 17:28

Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy has cancelled his scheduled visit to Delhi on Tuesday, where he was expected to take part in a meeting of opposition leaders over the issue of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), official sources said. dollar from last Friday's close of 70.22. Modi's NDA has an edge as it is likely to be the largest coalition and the BJP has the organisational muscle to get to the majority mark with the support from non-NDA parties, Rai added.

by | May 21, 2019 | 16:42

Using a derogatory term for Guatemalan citizens, Bowen responded: "Guats are best made crispy with an olive oil from their native pais", with "pais" being the Spanish word for "country". In addition to hitting Lopez Aguilar, Bowen was also accused of filing a false report about the incident, claiming that he had been unfamiliar with the acceleration of the vehicle he had been driving and that he wasn't certain if the truck actually struck the 23-year-old.

by | May 21, 2019 | 16:14

If it strengthens enough to become a tropical storm, it would acquire the first name on the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season list, Andrea. The Hurricane Center reported that there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect, but interests in Bermuda should monitor the progress of Andrea.

by | May 21, 2019 | 15:40

House Democrats will hear from former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan - a harsh Trump critic - about the situation in Iran on Tuesday. Trump's allies in Congress, including GOP Sen. These have included a sweeping embargo on Iranian oil sales, including the threat to punish third countries, including erstwhile USA allies, if they continue to trade with Tehran .

by | May 21, 2019 | 15:32

The measure passed by a 64-36 per cent margin in the binding referendum, provisional final results showed. A majority of voters in all but one of Switzerland's 26 cantons backed the reform, with the Italian-speaking canton of Ticino in southern Switzerland the only outlier.

by | May 21, 2019 | 14:15

Buttigieg said many Democrats were critical of his decision to participate in a town hall on Fox News, but added that he believes the party needs to meet voters where they are, whether it's Fox News or visiting places where Democrats aren't seen much.

by | May 21, 2019 | 14:16

Ford has been struggling financially, and 1,500 employees took voluntary buyouts previous year. Bradley said Monday's figures included salaried staff in Germany affected by that move but that some of the figures in the German announcement related to hourly staff.

by | May 21, 2019 | 13:43

At least five South African tourists were injured on Sunday when their bus hit a roadside bomb near the Grand Egyptian Museum in the vicinity of the Giza Pyramids, a security source said. The attack occurred near the Grand Egyptian Museum, which is scheduled to open next year; the museum was not damaged by the explosion. No terror group has claimed responsibility for the incident yet.