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by | July 12, 2018 | 07:29

President Donald Trump last month threatened additional tariffs against China if it retaliated. They would go into effect sometime after August 30. The trade war could also jeopardize China's help in confronting North Korea's nuclear program. In financial markets, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 1.5 percent, while the main indexes in Hong Kong and Shanghai fell more than 2 percent.

by | July 12, 2018 | 07:15

Biggest win in the tournament. Croatia are in the last four for the first time since 1998 but they had to survive two penalty shoot-outs against Denmark and Russian Federation to make it this far. The boys, between ages 11 and 16, and their 26-year-old coach were rescued in stages over the last several days, with the final four boys and the coach brought out on Tuesday.

by | July 11, 2018 | 01:50

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha was scheduled to visit the site later Monday. Those rescued Sunday traveled more than half a mile underwater, according to Chiang Rai Gov. There's been no shortage of warnings in recent days about how risky the rescue attempt is - not least the death of former Thai Navy Sgt. Saman Kunan, an ex-SEAL, who died early Friday morning due to a lack of air while attempting to return to a command center deep underground.

by | July 11, 2018 | 01:14

We are going to propose within 48 hours of contacting a parent who is in the USA, and within one week of contacting a parent who's already been removed to another country. Thirty children will not be reunited by Tuesday, for a range of reasons . Meanwhile, the administration faces a second, bigger deadline - July 26 - to reunite thousands of older children who were also separated from their families at the border in the past few months.

by | July 10, 2018 | 00:08

Children under the age of 5 must be reunited with their parents within 14 days, and the administration has 30 days to reunite children forcibly separated after arriving at the southern border with their parents. Sabraw had mandated that the government reunite children younger than five with their parents on June 26 . The Trump administration confirmed on Monday that it will not meet the deadline set by a federal judge for reuniting parents with their young children.

by | July 08, 2018 | 01:43

Trump is said to have written a message on the CD for Kim. The agreement signed between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12 committed the two sides to improve their relations, work towards denuclearization, and recover the remains of US soldiers killed during the Korean War.

by | July 08, 2018 | 01:20

Toward the start of the speech, Mr. Trump concentrated his fire on Democratic Montana Sen. Trump also pledged he would give $1 million to a charity of Warren's choice if she took a DNA test. Here's what he said about Elizabeth Warren in a GOP campaign rally in Great Falls, Montana last night. "And they don't know who they are playing with, folks", Trump said.

by | July 07, 2018 | 01:01

Thomas Hildebrandt of the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research in Berlin said it will be a race against time, 'Taking into account 16 months pregnancy, we have a little more than a year to have a successful implantation'. So far, they have generated 12 rhino stem cell lines, Hildebrandt said. The resulting egg was fertilized by sperm, taken earlier from Sudan and stored frozen.

by | July 06, 2018 | 22:18

Washington has threatened the JCPOA's remaining signatories with punitive measures if they engaged in trade and investment with Tehran. The most punitive of the secondary United States sanctions is expected to snap back in November. The meeting meeting lasted for two hours until around 12:00 GMT on Friday at the same hotel, where the deal was negotiated and signed in July 2015.

by | July 04, 2018 | 13:46

The scandal caused widespread anger among voters, leading to Najib's ouster during the May 9 general elections, effectively ending Barisan Nasional's 61-year rule in Malaysia. Najib and his cronies were accused of plundering billions of dollars from the 1MDB sovereign wealth fund to buy everything from USA real estate to artworks.

by | July 03, 2018 | 09:09

The man suspected of killing five people in a Maryland newsroom posted a barrage of hostile tweets over more than two years about the newspaper but law enforcement remained unaware of those posts until after the attack, the local police chief said on Friday .

by | July 02, 2018 | 02:54

Graham said he was troubled by Trump's claim Russia did not meddle in the 2016 USA elections despite intelligence agencies saying the " highest levels " of the Russian government approved activities that led up to Trump's victory. This would be Mr Trump's first summit with Mr Putin, even though the leaders have met twice in the last one and half year. But Trump has long supported warmer relations with Russian Federation, and Western diplomats based in Washington have begun to fear ...

by | July 02, 2018 | 02:26

This video grab taken from footage released by China Central Television (CCTV) on March 28, 2018 shows Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands during their meeting in Beijing on March 27, 2018.

by | June 30, 2018 | 01:16

The do-over came a week after Mrs. Trump wore a jacket with a message on the back to and from the border town of McAllen, Texas that overshadowed her visit with officials and some migrant children. The first lady's spokeswoman said it was just a jacket, with no hidden message , but interest in her baffling fashion choice was a distraction from the first lady's trip.

by | June 28, 2018 | 17:57

Not anymore. You can't wave the progressive flag, as Crowley had begun to, and vote for the Iraq War, the Patriot Act, and take gobs of cash from Wall Street. Progressive journalists who have covered Ocasio-Cortez's campaign for months noted that her victory was indicative of a shift away from well-funded establishment Democratic candidates not just in her district, but nationwide.

by | June 24, 2018 | 00:32

Implementation of the family separation policy was put on hold after over 2,300 children have been separated from their guardians since May 5 due to the latter having crossed the US-Mexico border illegally. Hitting back, Melania's spokeswoman told her husband to "govern with heart". The first lady said she wanted to lend her support to the children, and asked staff to reunite them with their families as quickly as possible.

by | June 20, 2018 | 12:31

Peter Harder, the government's representative in the senate says he is urging his colleagues not to fight the legislation any further and give in to the will of the elected house. Initially, the government had planned for the bill to be passed by both houses of Parliament in time for retail sales to begin by July 1. In the neighboring USA, nine states and the District of Columbia now allow for recreational marijuana use, and 30 allow for medical use.

by | June 20, 2018 | 11:59

Haley has called for other reforms to the U.N. Human Rights Council, saying the group should make it easier to expel states with poor human rights records. Rep. Eliot Engel, a Democrat, criticized our withdrawal on the theory that the Council will now "run roughshod over Israel". Since previous year, Haley's office has also pushed the council and its chief not to publish a United Nations database of companies operating in West Bank settlements, a so-called blacklist that Israel is ...

by | June 19, 2018 | 02:01

Recent talks indicate that the service could be formed under the Air Force, in the same way the Marine Corps is a department of Navy . Presumably, this would replace the Air Force Space Command, which now oversees military satellites, space communications, and more.

by | June 19, 2018 | 01:44

Former First Lady Laura Bush , in a Washington Post op-ed, wrote that "this zero-tolerance policy is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart". Bush wrote a guest editorial for The Washington Post in which she compared the DHS actions to the USA policy of incarcerating Japanese American in camps during World War II.

by | June 18, 2018 | 01:13

It did not find evidence that those views seeped into the investigation. In interviews included in the report, both Strozk and Page acknowledged that some of their texts could be read as showing their bias against Trump, both during the early stages of the collusion investigation and after Trump assumed office in January 2017.

by | June 18, 2018 | 01:04

Friday's announcements cap months of sometimes fraught shuttle diplomacy between Washington and Beijing , in which Chinese offers to buy more United States goods failed to assuage Trump's grievances over a soaring trade imbalance and the country's industrial development policies.

by | June 17, 2018 | 00:55

Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz concluded that in the thousands of texts , Strzok and Page were critical of both candidates and "brought discredit to themselves and sowed doubt about the FBI " in its handling of the Clinton and then the Russian Federation investigations.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:49

The UAE's moon sighting committee uses a two pronged approach, first searching for the new moon using telescopes and then confirming the new moon by sighting it with the naked eye. Eid-el-Fitr is usually commemorated to mark the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan . The state would be joined in celebration by Saudi Arabia and the Middle East where the festival would be celebrated today itself.

by | June 16, 2018 | 17:48

She notes that her husband is now being represented by a team of eight attorneys in the case being held in Travis County, Texas, with one of his lawyers being Wallace B. If Cohen's team can't finish reviewing the remaining documents to make privilege designations by the deadline, Wood might turn the rest over to a "taint team" of government prosecutors to finish the review, she said.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:37

Police said the early investigation has ruled out natural causes for the blaze that ignited near a creek that is frequently used as a walkway in a largely blue-collar neighborhood. "We haven't received any information on that yet". The evacuations have been lifted except for the area near one hot spot firefighters are continuing to battle.

by | June 15, 2018 | 00:36

Patrick Cotter, a longtime former federal prosecutor who has worked with members of the special counsel Robert Mueller's team, said it was likely that Cohen's initial lawyers split because he raised the possibility of cooperating with prosecutors amid his mounting legal troubles.

by | June 13, 2018 | 01:31

Navarro, in a Fox News interview on Sunday, condemned Trudeau after the Canadian leader's post-summit news conference following the summit with US President Donald Trump and other world leaders from the Group of Seven. Trump said that he watched Trudeau's press conference aboard Air Force One and was stunned. The stern statement prompted nearly immediate backlash from Trump, who abruptly removed the USA from a joint G7 communiqué he had backed just hours earlier "based on ...

by | June 12, 2018 | 01:39

As a pre-wedding gift to the prince, the Queen appointed her grandson a Commonwealth youth ambassador, his most high profile role to as a royal to date. Reports in April suggested Meghan would be joining her new hubby Down Under in for the Games. Meghan Markle was the cynosure of all eyes when she stepped out in a peach dress for Queen Elizabeth's annual birthday parade.

by | June 11, 2018 | 00:55

The case revived fears that a USA rival has developed some kind of acoustic or microwave device after similar symptoms were reported among American diplomats and their families in Cuba in 2016. The alert comes as a US medical team is screening more Americans who work at the Guangzhou consulate. Asked about the latest incidents, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Thursday that the USA had not formally raised the matter with Beijing .