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by | August 09, 2017 | 00:09

An ABC survey shows that most Australians would support gay marriage in a vote. On Monday, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said the government would re-introduce the same legislation, but accompanied by a contingency plan to counter any rejection by the upper house, where the government does not have a majority.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:23

During the shrine crisis, Abbas said he was suspending security ties with Israel until the metal detectors have been removed. It comes amid tensions between Israel and Abbas over a Jerusalem holy site, and Israel and Jordan over an incident in which an Israeli security guard in Amman killed two Jordanians after one of them attacked him.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:20

Henry County deputies, Missouri state troopers and the Clinton Police Department set up roadblocks around the area, saying they believe McCarthy is still in Clinton. Police officers are always mindful that something bad could happen. He is considered armed and unsafe. Michael was a lifelong resident of Clinton and leaves behind a wife and stepsons.

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:17

The newspaper said the investigators had questioned witnesses about whether Flynn was secretly paid by the Turkish government during the campaign. Mueller has convened a grand jury in D.C. Bharara was sacked by President Trump in March, even though Bharara said Trump invited him, shortly after the November 2016 election, to stay on.

by | August 07, 2017 | 00:43

Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu area of the state during the 5:45 a.m. (loal time) mass, identified a particular man, and shot him. " The man after shooting at his targeted victims still went on a shooting spree, killing and wounding other worshippers , " he said.

by | August 07, 2017 | 00:44

Jaitley said his visit was meant to "express solidarity with the victims, " and blamed the state police for remaining silent spectators to the violence. To counter the BJP, the CPI-M today organised a dharna of relatives of 21 party workers allegedly killed by RSS-BJP activists in the district and also demanded Jaitely visit them also .

by | August 06, 2017 | 00:22

In a statement , III Marine Expeditionary Force, said that following a "mishap," 23 out of 26 personnel aboard had been rescued and that a search and rescue mission was underway for the remaining three. No one was killed but the accident sparked anger on the Japanese island - a strategic outpost of USA military power. The service members went missing after what the Marine Corps is calling a "mishap" with an MV-22 aircraft, also known as an Osprey heli-plane.

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:16

Trump, who during his election campaign past year called 2015's nuclear agreement "the worst deal ever", signed new sanctions into law on Wednesday, along with measures against Russian Federation and North Korea. "We believe that the nuclear deal has been violated and we will react appropriately", Araghchi said on state television, following news that US President Donald Trump had signed the new sanctions into law.

by | August 04, 2017 | 00:16

On a day when the Congress moved the Supreme Court over the use of None of the Above (NOTA) option in the upcoming Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat , the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) too joined the issue in opposing the provision. The surprise raids by the I-T department comes at a time when Shivakumar has been put in charge of hosting the 40-odd Congress MLAs from Gujarat who are temporarily put up at a Bengaluru resort, to prevent their possible switchover to the BJP.

by | August 04, 2017 | 00:14

John Nicholson has served our country with honor and distinction for 35 years". He has earned the trust and admiration of those he has served with. According to one official, Trump at one point said the situation in Afghanistan was similar to renovations that occurred at "21" Club.

by | August 04, 2017 | 00:18

Andre de Grasse had been due to line up in the 100metres heats tomorrow but announced in the early hours of this morning that he tore a hamstring in one of his final training runs. In a career spanning over 13 years, Bolt has amassed 11 world titles and eight Olympic gold medals along with the world records for the 100 and 200 meters, becoming one of the most famous athletes in the world in the process.

by | August 04, 2017 | 00:12

Cohen-Watnick is the latest Trump loyalist to be fired by Gen. McMaster, whose security council continues to be overwhelmingly staffed with Obama holdovers (almost all of whom have retained their positions). U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Marine One upon his return to the White House in Washington, U.S., March 19, 2017. Roth said, "McMaster and the National Security Council (NSC), there's always a give and take as to what role the NSC plays in the development of foreign policy".

by | August 04, 2017 | 00:13

The evacuation of the last rebel foothold on the Lebanese border started on Thursday as a convoy of more than 100 buses carrying Syrian refugees and fighters began crossing into rebel-controlled Idlib province. Russian and Hezbollah are important allies of the regime of President Assad in its fight against rebel groups. The exchange between Syria's al-Qaida branch and Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group has resumed in what will lead to the return of thousands of Syrian refugees to their ...

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:39

Officials privy to the early morning raids said I-T sleuths reached the Eagleton resort near here to question the minister, who was staying at the resort for the night. "Therefore, the BJP demands that direction for using NOTA option in the election for Rajya Sabha in the state of Gujarat be withdrawn with immediate effect", the BJP said.

by | August 02, 2017 | 00:15

The latest sanctions bill will fine businesses for helping Moscow expand and enhance its energy export pipelines, theoretically leaving European energy firms open to incurring harsh penalties for having ties to Russian companies. "Unfortunately, that is exactly what they are doing. That means that it is right that the European Commission now considers countermeasures", she said.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:47

Though Haley did not explicitly echo the president's belief that China "could easily solve" the issue of North Korea, her statement did urge China to take immediate action. The statement came in response to the North's intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) demonstration on Friday night. Early in his presidency, US President Donald Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and had expressed hope Beijing would use its economic clout to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:48

President Donald Trump shares a laugh with (clockwise from left) Ms.Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Secretary Tom Price, U.S. Now that friendly facade appears to be cracking. On Monday, Xinhua, Beijing's official news agency, published a 1,000-Chinese character editorial deriding Trump's incessant Twitter habit as "emotional venting".

by | July 31, 2017 | 00:27

Air Force C-17 over the Pacific Ocean. On July 11, the US test-fired its THAAD anti-ballistic missile system from Kodiak Island, successfully intercepting a target missile launched from an Air Force Cargo plane north of Hawaii, according to Fox News .

by | July 30, 2017 | 00:29

The veteran senator from Arizona joined two other Republicans - Maine's Susan Collins and Alaska's Lisa Murkowski - in voting against a last-gasp effort by GOP leaders to make good on their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare.

by | July 30, 2017 | 00:25

It will create an assembly with the power to write a new constitution. The US government ordered family members of employees at its embassy in Venezuela to leave on July 27, as seven people were killed during the strike, according to Reuters .

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:16

Now the GOP faces some tough questions about the likelihood of its "repeal-and-replace" efforts. Obama spoke out on Facebook after Senate Republicans released their health care bill in late June. The Alabama Republican said Friday on CNN that McConnell should press the Senate to pass a rewrite of President Barack Obama's signature law - or step aside.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:10

Congress suffered another setback in Gujarat on Thursday as three of its MLAs quit the party to join the BJP. The two legislators who have quit today are Mansinh Chauhan, who was a minister when Mr Vaghela was Chief Minister of Gujarat and Sanabhai Chaudhary.

by | July 28, 2017 | 00:11

You should come to my house early in the morning when my three kids are running around. Congressional aides said none of the defense committees - House or Senate armed services and the defense appropriations panels - were given any kind of notice or briefing on the decision.

by | July 28, 2017 | 00:13

On 21 July, 13 new supreme judges and 20 deputies were sworn in to the opposition-controlled parliament, although other court members, loyal to Maduro , declared the election void. As The Two-Way's Camila Domonoske reported last week, " Venezuela is one of the largest foreign suppliers of oil to the US, accounting for almost 10 percent of total imports".

by | July 28, 2017 | 00:10

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by | July 28, 2017 | 00:11

Trump met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri at the White House on Tuesday with security top of the agenda. They both smiled broadly for the assembled press and photographers form both countries. When asked about his position on the group, who has constantly faced US sanctions and condemnation, Trump's responses were quite puzzling, to say the least.

by | July 27, 2017 | 00:44

But neither Haley nor Liu would estimate how long it will take before they agree on a draft that can be circulated to the rest of the 15-member Security Council and then put to a vote. The DIA assessment followed North Korea's July 4 test-fire of what it claimed was a long-range ICBM, which could potentially reach the United States shores.

by | July 27, 2017 | 00:39

Before voting began, a group of protesters shouted "kill the bill'" and "shame" from the Senate's galleries. The approach was not flying with some Republicans. Republicans hold 52 of 100 Senate seats. But Republicans can only afford to lose two votes. John McCain returned from Arizona where he is battling brain cancer to cast a crucial vote on proceeding on health care.

by | July 26, 2017 | 00:22

Bloody visuals from the scene at that point demonstrate Jacqueline's body strewn on the floor, the other young lady in the auto waving for cause and Obdulia conversing with the camera. She over-corrected the turn, which caused the vehicle to swerve across lanes, crash through a wire fence and overturn into a field. Obdulia ended up losing control.

by | July 25, 2017 | 00:09

Two Jordanians have been killed and an Israeli wounded in an incident next to Israel's embassy in Amman , BBC News reports. Tensions have escalated between the two countries since Israel installed metal detectors at entry points to al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem after two Israeli policemen were shot dead by three Arab-Israeli gunmen near the site in recent days.