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by | July 18, 2019 | 04:09

Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, said the contempt vote was an important step to assert Congress' constitutional authority to serve as a check on executive power. "This is just another episode in political theater". Not only did the vote formally authorise the commencement of court proceedings, but it also was a stinging rebuke against two of the most senior of Trump administration officials.

by | July 18, 2019 | 02:18

Aria Hill died on Monday after her father accidentally hit her in the head with a golf ball at Sleepy Ridge golf course , in Orem Utah . She died about 9:25 p.m on Monday. 'She loved doing it and had a good time with it all , ' Smith said. "That was something that was really important to them". Aria was the sassiest girl in the world.

by | July 18, 2019 | 02:00

Guzman left a bloody trail in Mexico's drug wars even as he became a hometown hero while amassing a fortune in illicit proceeds valued by Forbes magazine in 2009 at $1 billion and by US prosecutors this month at $12.7 billion. Finally, in 2016 authorities located him and extradited him to the United States. El Chapo claimed the February trial was unfair, and alleged he was tortured while in confinement.

by | July 18, 2019 | 00:00

However, Trump's tweet is evidently aimed at setting the stage for Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan 's visit to Washington DC next week, even at the risk of embarrassing his guest by publicly revealing the pressure that led to the arrest.

by | July 17, 2019 | 23:40

Shortly after the statement was released, the Pentagon held a rare on-camera press conference with undersecretary of defense for acquisition Ellen Lord and deputy undersecretary of defense for policy David Trachtenberg to explain the process forward.

by | July 17, 2019 | 23:20

South Korea belongs to four worldwide export control regimes: the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the Wassenaar Arrangement, and the Australia Group, the government official explained. Simmering tension, particularly over the issue of compensation for South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers during World War Two, took a sharp turn for the worse this month, when Japan restricted exports of high-tech materials to South Korea.

by | July 17, 2019 | 23:17

The letter accuses the Russian government of hiding the truth and demands that those directly responsible for the crime, along with those in the chain of command, be held to account. Mayakov said the investigation had established the exact timing and route by which the transporter-erector-launcher and radar of the Buk anti-aircraft missile system were illegally transported from the territory of the Russian Federation to Ukraine, the time of the anti-aircraft missile launch at a passenger plane ...

by | July 17, 2019 | 23:12

Announcing its decision in the Kulbhushun Jadhav espionage case, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ruled that the Indian spy cannot be sent back to India nor can the sentence of the military court calling for Jadhav's execution cannot be annulled.

by | July 17, 2019 | 22:25

They also want Guzman to turn over $12.7 billion, based on a conservative estimate of revenues from his cartel's drug sales in the United States. The three-month trial was packed with Hollywood-style tales of grisly killings, political payoffs, cocaine hidden in jalapeno cans, jewel-encrusted guns and a naked escape with his mistress through a tunnel.

by | July 17, 2019 | 18:27

Stevens was one of the longest-serving Supreme Court Justices in U.S. history, serving 35 years in the U.S. Supreme Court. He replaced William O. Douglas , who was the longest-serving justice. The case drew the attention of President Richard Nixon, who appointed Stevens to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in 1970. He was 99 years old. Rep.

by | July 17, 2019 | 17:53

Trump is seeking re-election next year. President Donald Trump insists he's not a racist . They were joined by four Republicans and one independent. "I did not say she was disrespectful of women of color", Ocasio-Cortez said of Pelosi. All four lawmakers - Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Ayanna Pressley of MA and Rashida Tlaib of MI - are US citizens.

by | July 17, 2019 | 17:50

Two whistleblowers featured in a BBC Panorama investigation into anti-Semitism in the Labour Party have said they now plan to sue the party. The Conservative leadership candidates were both asked at last night's talkRADIO debate whether they thought the Labour leader was antisemitic.

by | July 17, 2019 | 17:29

The violence in Tripoli has killed 1,093, including 106 civilians, and injured 5,752 others, including 294 civilians, with over 100,000 displaced, according to a World Health Organization tweet. The UN Security Council is going to put pressure on warlord Haftar's backers, notably the United Arab Emirates and Egypt, to withdraw their support, or at least demand an end to the nightly air raids.

by | July 17, 2019 | 16:59

In a statement released by his office late on Tuesday, Macron accepted de Rugy's resignation "following his request" and had appointed Elisabeth Borne to take in charge ecology and energy transition portfolio. Macron's first appointment to the job, celebrity environmentalist Nicolas Hulot, quit during a live radio interview in August past year, saying his cabinet colleagues were doing too little to tackle the climate emergency.

by | July 17, 2019 | 16:04

Of the 22 defendants, 19 had entered the United States illegally in the past three or four years, according to Thom Mrozek, a spokesman for the US attorney's office in Los Angeles . was an informant. Eighteen had been apprehended over the previous year on a range of federal and state charges, authorities said. Authorities also filed two more cases under seal against juvenile defendants in federal court.

by | July 17, 2019 | 11:47

Now it is clear the victor must also persuade Brussels to drop one of its most steadfast demands - an insurance policy created to prevent the return of a hard border between EU-member Ireland and British province Northern Ireland. An invisible border is crucial to the regional economy, and also underpins the peace process that ended decades of violence in Northern Ireland. The European Union has said it is not prepared to renegotiate the deal, but both Hunt and Johnson are promising to do ...

by | July 17, 2019 | 10:13

While severe food insecurity is associated with hunger, people experiencing moderate food insecurity face uncertainties about their ability to obtain food and have been forced to compromise on the quality or quantity of their food. Further, the report also came up with another disgraceful fact that there's a continuous rise in overweight and obesity, especially among school-going children and adults.

by | July 17, 2019 | 10:00

They then had to remove three large segments of skull, which they would later reattach between operations as a rigid frame held together by metal mesh and screws. In fact, many were created before the girls went into surgery. The operations added up to more than 50 hours of surgery time and involved 100 members of staff from Great Ormond Street.

by | July 17, 2019 | 09:47

Augustine, Florida, on Sunday and caught Chance using something that even cartoon alligators know to avoid: a fishing pole. Belovedly named after Chicago rapper Chance the Rapper , the gator is 5 feet, 4 inches long and weighs about 40 pounds.

by | July 17, 2019 | 08:31

Turing's work with the Enigma machine helped the Allies to crack Nazi codes in the Second World War, but just a few years later he was convicted of gross indecency for his relationship with a man. His also played a key role in the creation of computers, and his visionary work on artificial intelligence included the creation of "The Turing Test ", in 1950, which tests a machine's ability to exhibit intelligence indistinguishable from that of a human.