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by | August 09, 2019 | 14:16

They arrested two British nationals - a 60-year-old man who was at the scene and, later, a 49-year-old who they said was supporting and aiding him. 'Of the cocaine that was offloaded, the majority has been recovered. Police are continuing to make helicopter sweeps over Bethells Beach and say "there remains a small possibility of further packages turning up". "And we will be sending regular patrols in the coming days to continue to check for further washed up items".

by | August 09, 2019 | 10:48

On Wednesday, Turkey and the US agreed to establish a joint operation center in Turkey to coordinate and manage a planned safe zone in northeastern Syria, a move that appeared to reduce the chance of imminent Turkish military incursion. But he added there was silence from European countries and "lack of seriousness" from Russian Federation. The talks started after Turkey said it was considering military intervention in northern Syria against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in ...

by | August 09, 2019 | 10:17

A ceasefire agreement, involving Russian Federation and Ukraine and brokered by France and Germany, ended major conflict in eastern Ukraine in 2015, although regular small-scale clashes have still cost lives. Russia holds dozens of Ukrainian captives from the conflict but it is unclear how many Russians are being held in Ukraine. Putin urged Zelensky to end Ukrainian troops' shelling of "Donbass settlements" for de-escalation, it said.

by | August 09, 2019 | 10:16

He also added: "The Islamic Republic of Iran spares no effort to safeguard sailing in the Persian Gulf, the Strait of Hormuz and the Sea of Oman, and regional security is a common concern for Iran and other Persian Gulf neighbours, therefore we believe that security should be provided by regional countries and that regional countries should enter into dialogue".

by | August 09, 2019 | 10:02

So far, there are no reports of casualties and property damages. o Tsunami warning hasn't been issued, TASS reported. A powerful typhoon will hit Taiwan later on Thursday, bringing the risk of landslides and high seas, weather forecasters said, hours after a 6.0-magnitude quake struck the island.

by | August 09, 2019 | 07:26

Speaking at an Edinburgh Fringe event, where he was interviewed by journalist Graham Spiers, Mr McDonnell was asked about his remarks yesterday on Scottish independence, which ignited a furious row in his party. We're saying we respect democracy but the real issue is the levels of poverty and security and of public service. Though he appeared to be joking rather than revealing the precise details of a Labour plan, his words did signal that the party could try to use untested electoral law to ...

by | August 09, 2019 | 06:11

Two Garden Grove men and two Santa Ana men were killed, but their names were not immediately released. According to officers all four people killed in tonight's stabbing spree in Garden Grove and Santa Ana were male Hispanics, according to Fox News .

by | August 08, 2019 | 23:21

The Democrats are responding to Mr. Trump as much as to the scourge of gun violence, condemning the president's anti-immigrant rhetoric that they feel is hurting the country. The clash between Trump and Biden, the poll leader among Democratic presidential candidates, came on a day when Trump teed off on rivals at the White House, but aides kept the press away from his hospital tour in Dayton.

by | August 08, 2019 | 22:36

NYT changes front-page mass shootings headline after backlash from Dem 2020 hopefuls The New York Times was forced to alter its front page headline after it was savaged online by high-profile Democrats who didn't like how the paper framed President Donald Trump's speech about mass shootings.

by | August 08, 2019 | 21:47

California holds its 2020 presidential primary on March 3. The lawsuit will challenge the Presidential Tax Transparency and Accountability Act, S.B. 27. But Judicial Watch argues that rationale could lead states to demand things like medical and mental health records and eventually things like Amazon purchases, Google search histories and Facebook friends.

by | August 08, 2019 | 21:40

But he condemned it anyway. "Authorities can not profile by mere politics, of course, any more than by any other mere categories, so there's no logic in rushing to label just anything white supremacy before gathering facts, and there is no logic in denying the facts we have and just shouting 'hoax'".

by | August 08, 2019 | 21:42

Those arrested were taken to a military hangar to be processed for immigration violations. Those gathered outside reportedly chanted, "Let them go!" and waved goodbye as the buses drove off. About 600 U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents fanned out across the plants operated by five companies, surrounding the perimeters to prevent workers from fleeing.

by | August 08, 2019 | 21:24

The severe weather forecast issued 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 7, 2019 shows the western U.P.in the highest risk of severe weather for MI. There is a slight risk of severe weather across the far northeastern plains. Another wave of storms is headed our way Thursday night and Friday . Partly sunny skies will give way to a few showers and thunderstorms between 1 - 8pm.

by | August 08, 2019 | 21:03

The complaint filed Wednesday seeks to force McGahn to comply with a subpoena and also challenge Trump administration assertions that former White House employees have "absolute immunity" from co-operating with Congress. Attorney General William Barr then determined there wasn't sufficient evidence to charge the president with obstruction. "Live testimony from McGahn is essential" to resolving any conflicting accounts, it says.

by | August 08, 2019 | 20:50

Moscow prosecutors accused the couple in a statement of abusing their responsibilities by having handed their baby over to a third person at the demonstration which it said the pair had attending illegally. But protesters say they were excluded for political reasons. Their lawyer, Maxim Pashkov, told the Interfax news agency they denied participating in the July 27 protest.

by | August 08, 2019 | 20:42

Officials with the Center for Whale Research said when a whale is listed missing, they are considered dead. The center added that a lack of Chinook salmon was partially to blame for the missing whales, as the scarcity of the whales' prey means that the population "now rarely visit the core waters of its designated Critical Habitat".

by | August 08, 2019 | 20:29

World War II came to an end less than a week later with the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945. This Tuesday, Japan commemorates 74 years since the atomic bombing of the city of Hiroshima , and does so amid debates about whether or not the country should join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

by | August 08, 2019 | 19:28

Israeli police are recommending criminal charges against the deputy health minister, including fraud and breach of trust. He also faces bribery charges for allegedly helping to prevent the shutdown of a food business that the health ministry determined had serious sanitation violations.

by | August 08, 2019 | 19:12

When the lawsuit was originally thrown out by the lower court, the judge wrote that Palin's lawyers' evidence "consists either of gross supposition or of evidence so weak that, even together, these items can not support the high degree of particularized proof".

by | August 08, 2019 | 16:09

Piling on top of United States lawmakers initiating anti-trust hearings, inquiries, and legislation against the Big Five, Trump on Tuesday warned "we are watching Google very closely", while endorsing right-wing conspiracy theories that the tech major was attempting to thwart him from getting a second term in the White House.