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by | July 16, 2019 | 18:57

Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal to spite Barack Obama, according to a leaked memo written by the UK's former ambassador in the US. It was published by The Mail on Sunday despite Scotland Yard saying that journalists who released further details of the diplomat's communications could be in breach of the Official Secrets Act.

by | July 16, 2019 | 18:38

Prosecutors said they believe Epstein might have tried to influence witnesses after discovering that he had paid a total of $350,000 to two individuals, including a former employee, in the past year. Acosta came under renewed criticism following Epstein's arrest over the 2008 non-prosecution agreement he oversaw as the USA attorney in Miami. Under his earlier Florida agreement, Epstein served 13 months in a county jail, but was allowed to go to his office during the day.

by | July 16, 2019 | 17:40

It has threatened to return to the situation before the nuclear deal was agreed unless Europe does more to mitigate the effects of the sanctions. The EU has set up a mechanism for facilitating legitimate trade without direct financial transactions.

by | July 16, 2019 | 17:36

Philippine officials released on Monday a copy of Republic Act 11313, known as the Safe Spaces Act, which Mr Duterte signed in April. In April 2016, during an election campaign rally, he joked about the 1989 murder and rape of a female Australian missionary in Davao, where he was mayor at the time.

by | July 16, 2019 | 17:36

It also said it is not bound by any legal documents to suspend its nuclear and missile tests. China, North Korea's neighbor and main ally, signed up for United Nations sanctions after the North Koreans performed repeated nuclear and missile tests, but has suggested they could be reduced in return for denuclearization steps.

by | July 16, 2019 | 17:28

Last week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the appointment of the country's first openly gay cabinet minister, Justice Minister Amir Ohana. In a televised interview over the weekend, Peretz said he supports conversation therapy and has performed it. Health officials have said the technique is scientifically dubious and possibly even risky.

by | July 16, 2019 | 16:56

Video posted to Twitter shows the glow of a blaze in the distance as partiers were forced to leave the beach's Kalypso Club . Fresh Island posted another update detailing that buses were not being let through because the fire caused road closures, but later wrote police were escorting buses to take people back to Novella.

by | July 16, 2019 | 16:28

Ryanair faces a particular issue because it has ordered the high-capacity Max 200 version of the jet, which requires separate certification from USA and European regulators, something that could take two months beyond the baseline model's return to service, it said.

by | July 16, 2019 | 16:24

The result of the contest to succeed Theresa May as prime minister will be announced on 23 July, with the victor taking office a day later. Johnson's stance appears to heighten the chance of a disruptive "no-deal" Brexit . The official line is that negotiations are effectively over, as far as Brussels is concerned. "We have to show we are the party of everyone", he says.

by | July 16, 2019 | 16:01

A high-level police source who spoke to ABC News on the condition of anonymity said the suspect claimed he committed the murder and intentionally hit Eaton with his vehicle. Eaton had visited Crete before for reasons related to her work. The Oakland, California, native is survived by her husband and two sons. Last week, the coroner said Eaton's death " resulted from a criminal act ", but did not provide further details citing the pending investigation.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:58

The nature of the Welsh Street has prompted some to question whether it is worthy of the title, but it was good enough for Guinness. The beginning of the street is not lined with houses, covered in potholes and the bitumen is disintegrating at the edges of the road.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:44

Fanatics took to social media to share their excitement at the event , with many posting memes and gifs of their hopeful alien interactions. Like this story? Share it with a friend! Plenty of things, especially in recent years, have been created as jokes and then come true, and with a million people committing to head to the base it would only take a tiny proportion of those people to form a fairly significant protest.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:41

While the rule would impact tens of thousands of Central Americans, who comprise the majority of unauthorized border crossers and asylum-seekers at America's southwest border, it applies to all asylum-seekers - including those from countries outside the region.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:40

Macron would later host a lunch at the Elysee Palace with other European leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Flags of the 10 European countries that are in a joint military pact spearheaded by Macron past year led contingents of French and foreign armed forces from the Arc de Triomphe down the Champs-Elysees avenue.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:39

Malacañang has earlier expressed support for Locsin's remark on severing diplomatic relations with Iceland , saying the Nordic island nation's move which was supported by 17 other countries can be viewed as interference in the Philippines' domestic affairs.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:40

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY and Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan - were targets of Trump tweets over the weekend that they should " go back " to the countries where they came from. He added that immigrant groups often worked to separate themselves from, and place themselves above, other immigrant groups, as a way of securing their own place in the country.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:39

Zuma's supporters and opponents are expected to gather for noisy rallies outside the inquiry commission venue, while 200 members of the public are to attend the hearing on a first-come, first-served basis. Earlier, commission chairman Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo thanked Zuma for appearing and said the commission treats everyone equally, and that Zuma would not be the only leader appearing to state their case.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:38

Police in Italy have uncovered a staggering arsenal of weapons amassed by neo-Nazi figures in several cities in the north of the country. La Repubblica wrote that authorities claimed the suspects were trying to sell the missile for about 400,000 euros ($751,445), with Turin Police Chief Giuseppe De Matteis saying that the seizure had "few precedents for the quality of the weapons and their violent potential".

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:37

The lawyer's reply was particularly noteworthy - because he wasn't arguing that Epstein wasn't in violation, only that he hadn't been notified of the issue. Prosecutors say the well-connected Epstein is a flight risk. U.S. Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta on Friday resigned after earlier in the week defending the way he handled a decade-old sex abuse case against wealthy businessman Jeffrey Epstein while Acosta was a federal prosecutor.

by | July 16, 2019 | 15:38

There were no formal conclusions on what action should next be taken. Mogherini added: "For the time being, none of the parties to the agreement has signaled their intention to invoke this article". Iran denies seeking a nuclear bomb. But the US' decision to withdraw from the pact past year and reimpose sanctions has sparked fears among European signatories - namely France, Germany and Britain - that the accord could collapse altogether.