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by | August 01, 2019 | 22:10

The Trump administration is actively seeking to reduce the number of asylum cases, saying the system is overwhelmed by fraudulent claims. He then applied for asylum in the U.S. "There is no evidence that Congress intended the term "particular social group" to cast so wide a net", Barr wrote. Barr concluded that the board had not proven this in its decision.

by | August 01, 2019 | 18:47

U.S. negotiators arrived in Shanghai on Tuesday to resurrect trade talks with Chinese officials, with both sides downplaying expectations of an imminent deal between the world's two biggest economies. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) data shows that just 1.02 million tonnes of soybeans were shipped to China for the period starting from the G20 meeting June 28 to the week ended July 18, the most recent date for which data is available.

by | August 01, 2019 | 18:41

Seven-year-old Ravindran, a resident of Tiruvallur district, was taken to the hospital last month after he complained of pain in his lower right jaw. The Doctors then chose to perform surgery. An x-ray of the boy's teeth before the operation. "We gave general anaesthesia to the patient and removed the complete growth in a one-and-half-hour procedure".

by | August 01, 2019 | 16:14

Only travellers from 47 cities, such as Beijing, Shanghai and Xiamen, were allowed to visit Taiwan independently. That leeway has now been revoked. With Taiwan's 2020 presidential election just five months away, members of the travel industry have received reports that China is restricting its citizens from traveling to Taiwan, the Liberty Times reported.

by | August 01, 2019 | 16:15

US prosecutors said Wednesday that Zhongtian Liu, the founder of China Zhongwang Holdings Limited, and the aluminum company he previously headed, were charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering. US executives alleged that the mysterious cache was part of a scheme to avoid trade regulations, possibly by passing Chinese aluminum off as Mexican in origin.

by | August 01, 2019 | 15:40

Weeks before the collision, the family wrote a letter to the Supreme Court saying they faced threats to their lives from the legislator she accused , and the chief justice said he would look into the matter. Gandhi said the harassment of the young woman's entire family was not possible without protection from those in power. India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expelled one of its lawmakers after a auto crash in which a woman who had accused him of rape was injured.

by | August 01, 2019 | 15:25

Over the last nine days, police and others have used helicopters, drones, boats and dogs to search approximately 4,200 square miles (11,000 sq km) of tundra, muskeg and dense forests. MacLatchy said was not surprising that the suspects had been able to evade capture. "We used some of the most advanced technologies available and received assistance from some of the most highly skilled search and rescue personnel in the country", MacLatchy said.

by | August 01, 2019 | 14:51

Putin's office thanked Trump for the offer, but denied United States assistance - telling him he had already instructed Russia's Defense Ministry to assist in putting out the fires. No injuries or evacuations have been reported so far from the fires, many of which appear to have been started by lightning strikes in "dry thunderstorms" in which precipitation disperses before reaching the ground.

by | August 01, 2019 | 14:54

Amid allegations of abuse and involuntary detention, officials from China 's northwestern Xinjiang region said on Tuesday that most of the people who were in the area's controversial re-education centres had left the facilities and signed "work contracts" with local companies.

by | August 01, 2019 | 12:57

When they see it, panic ensues and anyone lucky enough to not be in the water begins running for their lives as they see the massive wave break straight through the splash barrier. Instead of a gentle roll, it launched a crushing tsunami that injured no fewer than 44 people, according to the Associated Press. "It's already been fixed and will be open tomorrow".

by | August 01, 2019 | 09:39

Add Democratic Party as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Democratic Party news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden stands on stage after the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.

by | August 01, 2019 | 08:36

The job is not expected to be the Cabinet-level posting that Haley had insisted upon, leaving Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton firmly in control of U.S. 2 Democrat, Sen. Craft's backers called her a tough negotiator on a trade deal with Canada and Mexico who had established decent working relationships with both Republicans and Democrats.

by | August 01, 2019 | 08:26

It was about 965 miles (1550 km) southwest of Baja, California, an advisory said, and was slowly headed west. Erick's current forecast track will bring up deep tropical moisture over the islands with higher humidity and Precipitable Water levels above 2 inches forecast through the weekend.

by | August 01, 2019 | 08:26

The Philippine defense chief criticized China on Tuesday for what he called "bullying" actions in the South China Sea and said Beijing's peaceful assurances contrast with its behavior in the contested waters. A total of 117 missiles are expected to be fired, slightly more than a year ago, Li said, and 41 were fired Monday with an accuracy rate of 95.1 percent.

by | August 01, 2019 | 07:10

South Korea's military had no immediate comment over the North Korean report. USA national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that Pyongyang's recent missile tests do not violate a pledge that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but Pyongyang had yet to say when working-level talks on denuclearization would resume.

by | August 01, 2019 | 06:23

Berman set the date, which he said could change in the coming months, for June 8, 2020. Jeffrey Epstein , the multimillionaire accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, appeared in public for the first time Wednesday since having been found last week in his jail cell with marks on his neck.

by | August 01, 2019 | 06:20

Photographers train their cameras at an F-18 fighter jet from Lemoore Naval Air Station as it dives into Rainbow Canyon. "The cause of the crash is now under investigation". Up to seven people on the ground were injured when the jet went down, according to Death Valley National Park spokesman Patrick Taylor, but none of those injuries were life-threatening.

by | August 01, 2019 | 05:36

Exxon first posted on Twitter that a fire had occurred at the company's Baytown Olefins Plant and the company's fire team was working to extinguish the fire. That number quickly spiked to 37. No other injuries have been reported. According to records kept by the Environmental Protection Agency, the Olefins plant had 68 tons of ethylene on site in 2017.

by | August 01, 2019 | 03:20

A Treasury Department statement said Zarif was being sanctioned because he "implements the reckless agenda of Iran's supreme leader and is the regime's primary spokesperson around the world". German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass said Wednesday that Germany "will not take part in the sea mission presented and planned by the United States", which has sought to develop a "maritime security initiative" to counter Iran in the world's top oil chokepoint, the Strait of Hormuz.

by | August 01, 2019 | 01:12

The three USA intelligence officials who spoke with NBC declined to share when, where, or how the younger bin Laden died, and would not say whether the US was at all involved. Hamza has called for acts of terrorism in Western capitals and threatened to take revenge against the United States for his father's killing, the U.S.