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by | July 23, 2019 | 11:14

Syrian first responders and activists said Sunday that regime bombing of the last opposition stronghold in the country has killed at least 11 civilians, as the almost four-month offensive shows no sign of abating. The defense ministry was responding to allegations by "UK- and US-funded White Helmets" that civilians were killed in a Russian airstrike. The civil defense, also known as the White Helmets, identified him as Anas al-Diab, a volunteer and media activist it said was killed while ...

by | July 23, 2019 | 10:10

While the measures do not amount to an outright block on suspending parliament, the sitting period would make it incredibly hard to push a no-deal Brexit past MPs. The victor will formally take over as prime minister tomorrow afternoon, succeeding Theresa May, who stepped down over her failure to get parliament to ratify her Brexit deal.

by | July 23, 2019 | 09:51

A 26-year-old man was allegedly driving the van when it smashed into the vehicles on Ethel Street in Eastwood about 10.30am on Monday. Lo and behold, police allege the officer found several boxes in the van which contained "bags of a crystalline substance".

by | July 23, 2019 | 09:39

It is unprecedented for a Russian warplane to violate South Korean airspace, though their violation of Korea's air defense identification zone (KADIZ) has occurred occasionally. Each time, the Russian plane didn't return fire, the official said. According to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency the Russian bomber was first tracked entering Korea's Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) and then violating the country's airspace at 9:09 am (5:39 am Tuesday, Indian Standard Time) Tuesday.

by | July 23, 2019 | 09:37

The storm left almost 3,000 people dead in the USA territory. "He doesn't want to resign", she told CNN. There are so - the reasons for all the discontent in Puerto Rico are really complex. I have made mistakes, and I have apologized. "I hear you", he said . "A significant sector of the population has been protesting for days". Puerto Rico's nonvoting representative to the US Congress, as well as Democratic presidential candidates and politicians have called for the governor to step ...

by | July 23, 2019 | 08:57

Zhu received a letter from Pageant organizers Friday informing her of the decision. Kathy Zhu , a 20-year-old political science student and president of College Republicans at the University of MI, is now going public with emails and texts she exchanged with officials from Miss World America, and spoke with Fox News on Monday about the negative and positive responses she has received.

by | July 23, 2019 | 08:26

With the freezer unit measuring over 3.5 metres high, he wouldn't have been easily able to climb out of the gap, and Sgt Brandon Danielson of the Council Bluffs Police Department explained that the units were also noisy enough to drown out any calls for help.

by | July 23, 2019 | 08:00

In the 2015 polls, "voter turnout was again reported to be 99.97 per cent, with all candidates preselected and running unopposed", independent non-profit Freedom House said. "According to data available at the Central Election Guidance Committee, 99.98 per cent of electors participated in voting, except those on foreign tour or working in oceans", state-run news agency KCNA reported.

by | July 23, 2019 | 07:55

Soon after the launch, a number of cricketers congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO ) for successfully puting Chandrayaan-2 into the orbit. Mary Magdalene Church in Thumba, a fishing village near the tip of the Indian peninsula. "India can hope to get the first selfies from the lunar surface once the rover gets on its job", Dr K Sivan, the Isro chief, said before the first launch attempt.

by | July 23, 2019 | 07:24

Chinese military aircraft had also entered South Korean airspace. The anonymous official said the South Korean fighter jets fired warning shots again. The warplane was one of three to have entered the Korea Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) and two Chinese jets breached the area. Chinese planes have occasionally entered South Korea's air defence identification zone in recent years.

by | July 23, 2019 | 05:32

Umar was reportedly gunned down as he tried to pacify the rampaging Shi'ite members who disrupted commercial activities and vehicular movement during their protest at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, today. That directive appears not to have deterred the Shiites who demand that Mr El-Zakzaky and his wife Zeenah be released. The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force FCT Command, Anjuguri Manzah stated that the command can not confirm whether live bullets were used on some ...

by | July 23, 2019 | 05:27

Everybody focuses on the straws. "There's a lot of other things to focus on", he added. "But it's an - it's an interesting question". Although plastic straws make up a very small percentage of plastic trash worldwide, they have been targeted recently due to their size: They are too small to recycle.

by | July 23, 2019 | 04:51

President Donald Trump speaks at a meeting in the Oval Office at the White House , July 22, 2019, in Washington. House Democrats hope to pass the deal before they adjourn for a six-week recess on Friday, setting up the Senate to pass the legislation before it departs at the end of next week.

by | July 23, 2019 | 04:50

Until now those deportations applied online to people caught crossing the USA border by land and not entering by boat or plane. To defend the shift, DHS said in its notice in the Federal Register - the US government's official journal - that the new plan will ease the burden on the nation's backlogged immigration courts by allowing ICE to deport unauthorized immigrants without placing them in "timeconsuming removal proceedings".

by | July 23, 2019 | 04:46

The young royal will have a low-key celebration with his parents and siblings, Charlotte, four, and Louis, one, today. George also had a fun day out with his grandmother, Carole Middleton at a village festival in the English countryside .

by | July 23, 2019 | 04:26

Kingston and Surbiton MP Sir Ed served as energy secretary in the coalition government under David Cameron. "We believe the UK's best future is as members of the European Union, and that's why as your leader, I will do whatever it takes to stop Brexit".

by | July 23, 2019 | 03:56

The company also said that it has so far been storing Indian users' data in third party servers located in the United States (US) and Singapore. Last week, the government sent questionnaires to both TikTok and Helo over the collection and storage of data, from Indian users.

by | July 23, 2019 | 03:55

Nonetheless, Warren insisted that a crisis could be averted by "by raising people's wages and by bringing down their costs" as a means of reducing household debt , along with "cancelling up to $50,000 in student loan debt for 95 percent of people who have it, bringing down the cost of rent, providing universal affordable child care and early education for all our kids ages 0-5, and making tuition free at every public technical school, two-year college, and four-year college".

by | July 23, 2019 | 02:52

When she took to Facebook to ask locals her help locating the dog, she apparently didn't get the response she was hoping for. "It's really unexpected. "I guess it was only time until they progressed - but it must be very distressing for Becca and her family". "It's not uncommon for something like a bird of prey to attack a pet - it is uncommon in the United Kingdom, but anywhere in the world, we have to be vigilant".

by | July 23, 2019 | 02:33

The concern about Chinese facilities in southern Cambodia is heightened by the presence of a huge resort project being built at Dara Sakor, about 64 kilometers (40 miles) northwest of the naval base, that includes what would a runway capable of handling military aircraft.