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by | July 21, 2019 | 16:01

Iran has directly linked the seizure of the vessel with Britain's role in detaining a tanker carrying Iranian oil earlier this month. In an undated image made from video provided by Stena Bulk, the British oil tanker Stena Imperio at sea.

by | July 21, 2019 | 15:29

Georgia state Rep. Erica Thomas posted a video to Facebook Friday saying that she was "verbally attacked " by a man who told her to "go back where you came from". Thomas later wrote that she was "verbally assaulted in the grocery store by a white man". Sparkes said he's a Democrat and was being unjustly attacked for political purposes.

by | July 21, 2019 | 15:20

Zelensky, who has been in office since May after winning elections earlier this year, has said that Putin has proposed exchanging all the countries' prisoners. A native of the Russia-annexed Crimea Peninsula, Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in prison in 2015 for conspiracy to commit terrorism. Zelenskiy said Friday the seamen should be released without preconditions.

by | July 21, 2019 | 13:38

Police in Pakistan say gunmen opened fire on a police post and then bombed the entrance to a hospital as the wounded were being brought in, killing a total of six policemen and wounding another 10 people. The Pakistani Taliban claimed the attack but did not acknowledge that the bomber was a woman. He said that eight police were among the wounded and that numerous wounded were in critical condition.

by | July 21, 2019 | 10:39

Mr Gauke, who has served in Theresa May's Cabinet since she took office in June 2016, said he would not be able to serve under the former foreign secretary if he pursues a no-deal Brexit . "I stand ready for further extension of the withdrawal date should more time be required for a good reason", she told the European Parliament July 16.

by | July 21, 2019 | 10:16

They are "offensive, insensitive and inappropriate", violating the competition's boilerplate rules about bringing MWA "into disrepute" through a contestant's "background", DeJack wrote, copying National Director Michael Galanes and Chief Operating Officer Robert Gandara on the email.

by | July 21, 2019 | 10:07

The decision to suspend flights was not "issued by the British Ministry of Transport or the British Foreign Office ", the statement said. Lufthansa , Germany's largest airline, said Saturday that flights to Cairo were suspended, but reported later Saturday flights would resume on Sunday.

by | July 21, 2019 | 08:47

Hicks was press secretary for Trump's presidential campaign in October 2016, the period during which the Federal Bureau of Investigation document outlines how Cohen arranged to pay Daniels $130,000 to avert a scandal. The documents cite records showing Trump spoke on the phone with Cohen at least five times between October 8 and October 28 as Trump's campaign rushed to keep a lid on tales of his alleged misconduct in the closing weeks of the campaign.

by | July 21, 2019 | 08:07

The crowd at a Trump rally on Wednesday night chanted "send her back" when he brought up Omar - a reference to a tweet attacking the four congresswomen he had sent the previous day. "She's lucky to be where she is, let me tell you", he added about Omar. "We want to get to the business of the American people and why were sent here: reducing the costs of prescription drugs, addressing the public health crisis and epidemic that is gun violence, addressing the racial wealth gap and yes, making ...

by | July 21, 2019 | 04:53

Thankfully, a cooler and less humid air mass is forecast to arrive in the wake of a weak cold front Sunday, according to the weather agency . Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors! A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect through 5 p.m.

by | July 20, 2019 | 22:50

Rachid Afatti (L), Younes Ouaziyad (C), and Abdessamad Ejjoud are the suspected killers. The men - Jounes Ouzayed, Rashid Afatti, and Abdessaman Al Joud - are the three main defendants accused of killing and beheading Maren Ueland, 28, of Norway, and Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, in December.

by | July 20, 2019 | 19:30

The state's Kaziranga National Park, home to endangered one-horned rhinos and tigers, was waist-deep in water, with animals sheltering in higher areas, and some straying into villages. In Sivasagar and Udalguri where the flood water has ebbed, the displaced people found after returning home that the swirling waters have damaged walls and sand from rivers filled up agriculture lands rendering them unsuitable for farming.

by | July 20, 2019 | 19:26

Famed Argentine-American architect Cesar Pelli, known for designing some of the world's tallest and most well-known buildings, has died aged 92. Pelli, who came to the U.S.in 1952 to continue his architecture studies at the University of IL, saw most of his success later in life, according to the New York Times.

by | July 20, 2019 | 19:24

Seth for the past few years. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also paid his tribute to Dikshit as he wrote, "Deeply saddened by the demise of Sheila Dikshit Ji . People who came close to Dikshit would always remember her as a person who would never get bitter. Dr Ashok Seth, Director, Fortis Escorts, said that Dikshit had suffered a heart attack at 3:15 pm and was then placed on a ventilator.

by | July 20, 2019 | 18:42

So the straws are interesting. Plastic straw bans and restrictions have been proposed or enacted in US cities including Seattle, Los Angeles, Miami and New York City as part of a growing movement to reduce single-use plastics such as cutlery, cups and bags.

by | July 20, 2019 | 17:39

Freedom of navigation must be maintained. The Iranian Revolutionary Guard-affiliated news agency said the tanker was seized for breaking three regulations: shutting down its Global Positioning System; going through the exit of the Strait of Hormuz rather than the entrance; and ignoring warnings.

by | July 20, 2019 | 17:27

The list this year was based on online interviews of 42000 people across 41 countries. Former US president Barack Obama comes in second, and the third to fifth places are all occupied by Chinese figures: actor Jackie Chan in third, president Xi Jinping in fourth and businessman Jack Ma in fifth.

by | July 20, 2019 | 17:14

Witnesses said the five-year-old was struggling to tread water while Bloodsworth reportedly left the child to do backflips from the pier. Bloodworth was rapidly jumping off a Main Street Pier, which is illegal. "I said, 'You're coming with me, one way or another, '" said Brown. Fed up, the former trooper then physically took the father to a nearby Daytona Beach Police officer, who immediately placed him under arrest.

by | July 20, 2019 | 16:44

The incoming European Commission president has said she supports reforms to the EU's Dublin regulations, the rules that state asylum-seekers must file their applications in the first EU country they reach, often front-line states such as Greece, Italy and Spain.

by | July 20, 2019 | 14:42

Hertfordshire Constabulary said some of those being treated are seriously injured . The leader of Stevenage Borough Council says it has applied for an interim injunction banning "car cruise" events until a "proper licensing regime" for them is devised.