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by | July 01, 2019 | 19:10

Protesters have stormed Hong Kong's Legislative Council ( LegCo ) building and are occupying the council's chamber. Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's chief executive, announces that she will delay the controversial extradition bill in Hong Kong on June 15, 2019.

by | July 01, 2019 | 18:28

Residents in the mountainous area, which sits about 350 miles west of Mexico City, reported damage to almost 200 homes and businesses, according to AFP , and some 50 vehicles were swept away by the heavy ice and rain. Vehicles buried in hail are seen in the streets. Photos showed vehicles partially engulfed by the hail. "I've never seen such scenes in Guadalajara", State Governor Enrique Alfaro said on Twitter .

by | July 01, 2019 | 17:13

The belt detail at her waist created a feminine silhouette, while the short sleeves and above-the-knee hem would have kept her cool in the warm weather. But I had no idea we were related. As part of the partnership, the Invictus Games Foundation have a team participating in London's #Softball60, the social softball series built for the city and targeted to introduce the sport to new audiences and demonstrate that it is an inclusive sport.

by | July 01, 2019 | 16:56

Tighter export controls, effective from July 4, would slow the export process by several months, potentially affecting South Korean tech giants such as Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and LG Electronics. Unless the issue is resolved, Japan will remove South Korea from the whitelist on July 4. Japan produces about 90 per cent of fluorinated polyimide and resist worldwide, as well as about 70 per cent of etching gas, making it hard for chipmakers to find alternative supplies, the Sankei ...

by | July 01, 2019 | 16:43

The Syrian military said Syrian air defences confronted the attack, which was launched from Lebanese airspace. The attack was first felt when a big explosion was heard in Damascus followed by consecutive smaller explosions, according to Xinhua reporter.

by | July 01, 2019 | 16:42

The Palestinian Authority released Sunday a businessman arrested for attending last week's "Peace to Prosperity" economic workshop in Bahrain, which the authority boycotted. General Secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative Mustafa Barghouti said that he believes it is not a deal designed "for peace" and instead would "legitimatise the illegal annexation" of Jerusalem, the West Bank and of Golan heights.

by | July 01, 2019 | 16:43

Hong Kong markets were closed for a holiday. Dollar/yen: UP at 108.46 yen from 107.82 at 2110 GMT. Pound/dollar: DOWN at $1.2670 from $1.2700. President Donald Trump's decision to allow United States companies to sell parts to Huawei is a climbdown in his policies toward China , but doesn't exclude the firm from the US' blacklist , White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said.

by | July 01, 2019 | 16:07

Iran had recently quadrupled its production of low-enriched uranium to be on pace to break one of the deal's terms. Unidentified International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) inspectors (2nd-3rd L) and Iranian technicians disconnect the connections between twin cascades for 20 percent uranium production at the Natanz nuclear power plant in this January 20, 2014 file photo, as Iran halted production of 20 percent enriched uranium, marking the coming into force of an interim deal with world ...

by | July 01, 2019 | 15:55

US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to resume trade negotiations and not to enact new tariffs on each other's exports. Jacob Parker, vice-president of China operations at the U.S. He said he was ready for a "historic" deal with China as the leaders kicked off their meeting, and Xi told him that dialogue was better than confrontation.

by | July 01, 2019 | 15:51

The streets of sunny Mexico were transformed into a winter wonderland overnight after a freak hail storm swept across the city of Guadalajara. Enrique Alfaro said Civil Protection personnel quickly began cleanup, digging vehicles out from beneath the sea of hail and pumping out floodwaters once it had started to melt.

by | July 01, 2019 | 15:29

His mother, Julia Leanna Tomlin , 34, has now been charged with three counts of felony child neglect, a police statement shows . Julia and the boy's father were initially at police headquarters on a voluntary basis. "We have looked on land, water". We contain checked trash, dumpsters. Tomlin, 34, who served jail time in relation to a 2010 child abuse case involving her then 12-month-old daughter, was arrested Friday in the boy's disappearance , Hampton Police Sgt.

by | July 01, 2019 | 14:41

An artist has been fired from a Canadian publishing company after his drawing of President Donald Trump standing over the bodies of two drowned migrants went viral on social media. "In fact, BNI was not even offered this cartoon by Mr.de Adder". On June 29, the cartoonist revealed on Twitter that he was "let go" from all the newspapers owned by Brunswick News, namely the Moncton Times Transcript , Fredericton Daily Gleaner , Telegraph-Journal and Telegraph Journal Saint John .

by | July 01, 2019 | 14:11

Taliban militants later claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement, saying they were targeting "the defense ministry's technical installation". Both the Taliban and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group ( ISIL , ISIS) are active in Kabul. Pakistan and Afghanistan routinely exchange accusations of harboring the other's militant enemies.

by | July 01, 2019 | 13:22

The move would come against the backdrop of knife-edge tensions in the region, with President Donald Trump last week saying he had been close to launching a strike on Iran after its forces shot down a USA surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz.

by | July 01, 2019 | 11:50

In October 2017, Collymore travelled to the United Kingdom to receive treatment and returned in July past year to resume his duties. Lately, he had been receiving treatment at the Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi . Opposition leader and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga says that Mr Collymore "sustained us as a communication hub in Africa". He wrote expressing his condolences to the family and friends.

by | July 01, 2019 | 09:56

Biden, who jumped into the race in April and has not filed a quarterly fundraising report, revealed earlier this month that his campaign may have raised close to $20 million - surpassing all other candidates. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of MA, and by the meteoric rise of South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Amy Klobuchar. They've all argued against expensive proposals such as free college or single-payer health care, warning that those ideas are impractical and ...

by | July 01, 2019 | 09:31

Ivanka and Kushner were among the White House contingent that traveled to Japan for the summit where Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Naturally, someone on Twitter suggested photoshopping " Ivanka the unwelcome interloper" intruding on other occasions where she famously does not belong, and hence the #UnwelcomeIvanka meme was born.

by | July 01, 2019 | 09:10

The crowds gathered at several points in Khartoum and the cities of Omdurman and Bahri before marching towards the homes of those killed since the uprising began against Mr Al Bashir. Since talks between the two groups broke down earlier this month, a violent crackdown has killed at least 128 people across the country, according to protest organizers.

by | July 01, 2019 | 08:53

Separately on Saturday, Taliban fighters killed eight Afghan soldiers and injured eight others at a military checkpoint in Balabulak district in the western province of Farah, a local official said. While there were incidences of violence during the polling, analysts widely agreed the greatest flaw was the widespread mismanagement and fraud. "Another reason for the focus on September 1 is much simpler: President Trump wants out, and he wants a deal as soon as possible".

by | July 01, 2019 | 06:09

Tony Molinaro, an FAA spokesman has said nobody was in the hangar at the time of the collision. Video showed black smoke billowing from the building and a gaping hole in the hangar. The fire department was just 220 yards from the crash, he added, so the response was immediate and the fire in the hangar was extinguished. "So we're doing whatever we can to comfort them".