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by | June 24, 2019 | 22:11

The Kremlin, which has longstanding links to Iran's government, earlier called Monday's sanctions "illegal". Iran said on Monday U.S. cyber attacks on its military had failed, as Washington sought to rally support in the Middle East and Europe for a hardline stance that has brought it to the verge of conflict with its longtime foe.

by | June 24, 2019 | 22:04

Pelosi publicly urged Trump to hold off on the planned raids , which she called 'heartless'. "Mr. President, delay is welcome", Speaker Pelosi said . Speaking to Nation on Friday, the Kenyan attorneys advised the Kenyan community in the United States to take President Donald Trump's threat to deport millions of illegal immigrants seriously.

by | June 24, 2019 | 17:53

The deaths of nine American tourists in the Dominican Republic this year are not part of a mysterious wave of fatalities but a medically and statistically normal phenomenon that has been lumped together by the USA media, the island's tourism minister said today.

by | June 24, 2019 | 17:42

Tensions have risen lately after Iran shot down a USA surveillance drone last week, claiming that the unmanned aircraft was in Iranian airspace. The U.S. "But they're never going to do it if they think, in five or six years, they're going to have a nuclear weapon". "When they agree to that, they're going to have a wealthy country".

by | June 24, 2019 | 17:09

Black voters are expected to cast a majority of the SC presidential primary ballots next February. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn discusses economic disadvantages in the black community ahead of a presidential candidate forum on Saturday, June 15, 2019, in Charleston, S.C., sponsored by the Black Economic Alliance.

by | June 24, 2019 | 15:34

Boris Johnson faced fresh pressure in his bid to become United Kingdom prime minister amid calls for him to answer questions about a spat with his partner that brought the police to his London home and signs he may be losing some public support.

by | June 24, 2019 | 14:20

Ryan O'Neill when responding to reports of vehicle break ins. The man killed was identified as 27-year-old Brandon Williams of Niles, Michigan, according to the South Bend Tribune . "Get the people that are racist off the streets", one woman in the audience said. O'Neill then reportedly discharged his weapon, shooting Logan in the abdomen.

by | June 24, 2019 | 13:13

Then, Biden caved to the pressure of the too loud and too proud liberals and flip-flopped his position on the Hyde Amendment, now saying he can not support a measure that bans federal funding for most abortions. "This is precisely why you're the right guy in the right place at the right time.' And I was glad to see that he didn't", said Dave O'Brien, a longtime Biden supporter in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

by | June 24, 2019 | 13:02

Authorities said they had detained four Chinese nationals involved in the construction. Medical workers attended to a shirtless injured man as concerned crowds built up around the site, while scores of soldiers and police joined the search for survivors.

by | June 24, 2019 | 12:24

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Sunday he was confident a peace conference this week in Bahrain would fail. Hamas, the Islamist militant group that controls Gaza , was more blunt, saying: " Palestine isn't for sale ". Palestinian business organizations and officials have declined the US invitation to attend the Bahrain conference this week meant to promote their development, saying any economic proposal must come as part of a political agreement and not separately or ahead of it.

by | June 24, 2019 | 11:09

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said the country would welcome a defusion of tensions in the region. On Saturday, Trump reversed himself and claimed that Iran had acted "knowingly". The United States left the multilateral nuclear agreement with Iran last May and imposed heavy sanctions on Iran, particularly targeting its oil exports and global banking, the two areas Europe has helped to help Iran with.

by | June 24, 2019 | 07:24

The quake struck at 2.53pm NZ time, near Indonesia's Tanimbar Islands in the Banda sea at a depth of 208km, the US Geological Survey reported. Its epicentre was reported to be off the coast of East Timor, to the north of Darwin, at a depth of 222 kilometres.

by | June 24, 2019 | 06:28

This situation weakens the Pentagon at a time when the United States is waging two wars, in Syria and Afghanistan, and as tensions with Iran intensify. Trump signaled his intentions on Tuesday as he announced Shanahan's departure, saying he would "most likely" nominate Esper as defense secretary and that he could win Senate confirmation "very quickly" because he's "very experienced".

by | June 24, 2019 | 05:50

Buttigieg held the town hall at Washington High School in South Bend alongside Police Chief Scott Ruszkowski. One person died and 10 other people were injured in a shooting outside of a bar in IN early Sunday morning. "I certainly see our mayor as someone who potentially could lead our country as well". Violence flared again in South Bend early Sunday when a shooting at a pub left one man dead and 10 people injured, the St.

by | June 24, 2019 | 05:09

US military cyber forces, meanwhile, launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday, according to USA officials. Iran , whose rulers adhered to radical forms of Islam, said on Saturday that it would respond "firmly" to any threat against it.

by | June 23, 2019 | 23:32

The other four are the Wuxi Jiangnan Institute of Computing Technology and three Sugon affiliates. The blacklist effectively bars United States firms from selling technology to the Chinese organisations without government approval. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) will add five more Chinese entities, including research institutions, to its prohibited "Entity List".

by | June 23, 2019 | 20:23

Hanan Ashrawi, a member of PLO executive council and a negotiator, said economic measures will not solve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. "If they really care about the Palestinian economy they should start by lifting the siege of Gaza , stopping Israel stealing our money and our resources and our land and opening up our territorial waters, our air space and our borders so we can freely export and import", Ashrawi said, according to Reuters .

by | June 23, 2019 | 19:24

Erdogan was a close ally of Morsi during the Islamist's turbulent single year in office and since the military overthrew him in 2013, relations between Ankara and Cairo have deteriorated sharply. Earlier, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation specialists may visit Turkey and make sure that the Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems do not pose a threat to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

by | June 23, 2019 | 18:25

In Amhara, soldiers attacked a building in which a meeting of regional officials was taking place, Nigussu Tilahun, spokesman for the prime minister , told a news conference Sunday. " Residents of Bahir Dar told the media that gunfire could be heard in some neighborhoods late on Saturday, while some roads had been closed off". Ethnic bloodshed - long held in check by the state's iron grip - has flared up in many areas, including Amhara, where the regional government is led by Ambachew ...

by | June 23, 2019 | 13:28

Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the EU's executive Commission, said the bloc's leaders were unanimous in the view that the Brexit deal, which has been rejected three times by the British parliament, should not be reopened. The Governor of the Bank of England has dismissed claims that there can be a standstill trading arrangement after a no-deal Brexit. "Maybe the process of Brexit will be even more exciting than before because of some personnel decisions in London , but nothing has ...