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by | August 26, 2019 | 14:55

The latest arrests mean nearly 800 people have been detained during the demonstrations, which started in early June over a now-suspended bill that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China . Hong Kong police have defended officers' decision to draw their guns in Tsuen Wan on Sunday, adding that it was a "natural reaction" for one officer to kick a kneeling, unarmed man when faced with life-threatening circumstances.

by | August 26, 2019 | 12:43

He did have regrets, she said, but not what everyone thought. "I haven't discussed that", Trump said. Britain was looking forward to some comprehensive talks about taking the future UK-US relationship forward, Johnson said, adding he had made clear to Trump that the National Health Service would not be a part of trade talks.

by | August 26, 2019 | 05:26

Macron held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday to ease the crisis, proposing measures to provide Iran with an economic compensation mechanism. Since pulling Washington out of the deal past year, Mr Trump has pushed a maximum pressure policy to try to force Iran into a new negotiation that would include its ballistic missileprogramme and regional activities.

by | August 26, 2019 | 05:13

Trump announced the additional import duties on Chinese products after the close of markets that had fell by nearly 600 points due to, according to most experts, his tweets in the morning, lashing out against the new Chinese tariffs on $75 billion of American goods, which seemed to have been timed strategically just an hour before a much anticipated policy speech by federal reserve chairman Jerome Powell and ahead of Trump's departure for the G-7 summit in Biarritz .

by | August 25, 2019 | 23:53

The first phase should start this week with joint Turkish and U.S. patrols. US Central Command said late on Friday that the SDF - which expelled the Islamic State group from their last patch of territory in eastern Syria in March - had destroyed outposts in the border area.

by | August 25, 2019 | 22:01

Newman said. But while the banks' lawyers indicated they would respond in writing, it wasn't clear that they agreed to provide that information. The challenge to Trump's unprecedented use of Twitter in office came from seven individuals he blocked, as well as the Knight First Amendment Institute, which argued that the President's personal account is an extension of his office.

by | August 25, 2019 | 21:39

Israel reversed course Friday and will allow U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the country on humanitarian grounds to see her family. In addition to his comments on MSNBC , Sanders, who is Jewish, released an online video to push back against the specific claim made by President Trump and many others that to criticize the policies of the Israeli government is to be anti-Semitic-a charge he said is "disgusting".

by | August 25, 2019 | 21:27

Prince Andrew , facing intensifying scrutiny of his ties to disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein , broke a long silence Saturday to say that he never saw or suspected any behaviour involving the sexual trafficking and exploitation of underage girls during their long friendship.

by | August 25, 2019 | 21:21

It said one of the dead was a minor. The victims included three adults and two children on the helicopter and two local men on the light plane, the regional government of Spain's Balearic islands, which include Mallorca, said in a tweet. The tail section of one landed in the road, while another photo showed twisted and blackened metal on fire in a garden. Police said the two aircraft crashed into a field.

by | August 25, 2019 | 20:11

To answer your question, yes-a floating nuclear power reactor raises concerns .especially following a military accident in Russian Federation two weeks ago that killed five atomic scientists and raised radiation levels in the region. Because Rosatom plans to store spent gas onboard, Alimov stated "any accident interesting this gas could maybe perchance comprise a serious impact on the fragile surroundings of the Arctic".

by | August 25, 2019 | 19:39

Walsh said Trump "lies virtually every time he opens his mouth" and places his own interests over those of the country. "They want him to lose in November", Walsh said. Mr. Walsh is a conservative radio host, who served as a member of Congress representing IL from 2011 to 2013. Again, I don't care about your politics, that should concern you.

by | August 25, 2019 | 18:48

The Nebraska Supreme Court has ruled the state's approval of the route for the Keystone XL Pipeline was done legally and the project may proceed. "This comprehensive decision not only clears a big legal hurdle for this particular pipeline - it signals that a workable process exists in Nebraska for the approval of future major energy infrastructure projects", said Dave Lopez, who defended the pipeline route before the state Supreme Court in his former role as Nebraska's deputy solicitor ...

by | August 25, 2019 | 18:45

Family members told KENS the couple's auto was hit by another vehicle as they were pulling out of the Justice of the Peace's parking lot. The Orange Police Department said they received a call about the wreck around 3 p.m. I won't forget it. One family member told NBC 12 News in Beaumont that, "The two of them had so many dreams, and all they wanted was to have their family surrounding them".

by | August 25, 2019 | 18:26

No further details were immediately provided. The investigation entails data regarding women 15 years previous and older, based on the assertion. Epstein owned a number of properties around the world, including a Caribbean island and an apartment near the Arc du Triomphe in Paris.

by | August 25, 2019 | 17:32

President Donald Trump heaped praise on Denmark's prime minister Friday, two days after he cancelled his state visit to the country and slammed her for dismissing his idea of buying Greenland as absurd . The state department said it has already assigned a Greenlandic affairs officer working out of the USA embassy in Copenhagen. The Americans established a similar diplomatic post in Greenland in 1940 following the Nazi occupation of Denmark, but closed it again in 1953.

by | August 25, 2019 | 16:07

This comes on the heels of reports that IDF "suicide drones" targeted Hezbollah's compounds in Beirut. The incident came hours after Israel's military said it had thwarted an imminent attack by Iran and its proxies with airstrikes that targeted an area south of the Syrian capital Damascus, near its airport.

by | August 25, 2019 | 15:27

A few months later, McClain went to space, and Worden then discovered the bank account access, the paper reported . Wordon gave birth to the boy before the two were married. NASA astronaut Anne McClain , pictured in December 2018, is accused of identity theft and improperly accessing her estranged wife's private financial record, The New York Times reported .

by | August 25, 2019 | 13:51

Iran had denied the tanker was ever headed to Syria. The move is a reaction to Washington's sanctioning of top Iranian officials. Iranian state media and officials did not immediately acknowledge the new reported destination of the Adrian Darya, which carries 2.1 million barrels of Iranian crude oil worth some $130 million.

by | August 25, 2019 | 12:41

Addressing the event, President Rouhani hailed Iran's significant achievements in the defense industry, adding that the US's pressure campaign against the Iranian nation over the past years has only backfired and pave the way for the Islamic Republic to make further progress.

by | August 25, 2019 | 12:38

In Beijing Friday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang did not directly address the USA accusations but said China opposed what he described as a US campaign aimed at division. Phuc made the comments at a press conference with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who is in Vietnam on a state visit, and added that the countries "agree to cooperate in maintaining peace, stability, security, safety and freedom of navigation and overflight".