by | December 08, 2017 | 17:35

Under the proposed legislation, it would become a crime for a person to act on behalf of a foreign principal to influence a political or governmental process in a manner that is either covert or involves deception. The Australian government vowed to ensure global law, particularly UNCLOS, will be respected and implemented to protect freedom of navigation in the region.

by | December 08, 2017 | 17:26

He said the sex was consensual and the court acquitted him of rape charges in 2006. "I believe Khwezi. She was brought up with my children". Ramaphosa made the startling revelations on Thursday night during an interview on Karima Brown's show on Talk Radio 702‚ saying: "I know how hard and painful it is for a woman to garner up the courage to stand up and say: 'Yes‚ I was raped'".

by | December 08, 2017 | 17:16

For Pantone , it's swatch 18-3838, otherwise known as " Ultra Violet ". And - unmentioned by Pantone - in Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple , the color purple is presented as an example of God-given beauty. Available starting January 1, the collection will include new works by global artists in various mediums that "embody the spirit of Ultra Violet". 'We are living in complex times, ' said Pantone Vice President Laurie Pressman.

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:40

Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas issued a vociferous condemnation of Trump's announcement as a violation of "all worldwide and bilateral agreements and resolutions", saying the move would disqualify the United States from any future role as mediator in the conflict.

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:31

A spokesperson for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country of the DPRK released a statement , which read in part, "The projected war rehearsal is just a grave military provocation which will push the already acute situation on the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war".

by | December 08, 2017 | 16:23

The actor said he would be taking legal action against The Daily Telegraph for publishing reports about the claims, which he dubbed "false", "demeaning", and " intolerable ". More: on 7 News at 6pm. "It is an action I am taking in order to redress the slurs, innuendo and hyperbole that they have created around my standing in the entertainment industry and in the greater community", Rush read from a prepared statement.

by | December 08, 2017 | 15:25

Jewish center in Buenos Aires, that was carried out by a member of Hezbollah, killed 85 victims. Argentina's judiciary on Thursday ordered the arrest of former president Cristina Kirchner for allegedly covering up Iranian involvement in a 1994 bombing at a Buenos Aires Jewish center that left 85 people dead.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:41

Of the twins born prematurely on November 30, one was stillborn and another was kept on life-support. The licence of an upscale Delhi hospital that found itself in the middle of a huge backlash after it incorrectly declared a newborn dead was suspended today.

by | December 08, 2017 | 12:09

Tonight: A winter weather advisory will go into effect tonight at 9pm until 12pm Friday. This would be the first snow event of the winter season and it's only happening because of the cold front that moved through Wednesday morning. From late Friday night through early Saturday morning that snow will fall from the sky, but very little will accumulate on the ground. It is possible a few isolated locations pick up slightly more than that.

by | December 08, 2017 | 10:45

The DUP also said that its support for the final deal would depend on its contents, and that it had cautioned British Prime Minister Theresa May about its reservations. DUP chief whip Sir Jeffrey Donaldson said: "Discussions are ongoing". "It's an ongoing process", the spokesman told reporters. Moving to talks about trade and a Brexit transition are crucial for the future of May's premiership, and to keep trade flowing between the world's biggest trading bloc and its sixth largest ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 09:08

In a significant development, elite export control regime Wassenaar Arrangement (WA) has chose to admit India as its new member, which is expected to raise New Delhi's stature in the field of non-proliferation besides helping it acquire critical technologies.

by | December 08, 2017 | 08:10

Homelessness increased in the United States, especially among people with long-term disabling conditions according to HUD's Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress. Back in January, a local point-in-time count found that 11,643 were experiencing homelessness in King County. - Meanwhile, local communities in IL report the number of persons experiencing long-term chronic homelessness increased by 44 percent ( or 451 individuals ) and homeless Veterans decreased by 85 or 9% since 2016.

by | December 08, 2017 | 07:00

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said it had summoned the U.S. ambassador in Baghdad and that it would hand him a memo protesting Trump's decision. Iraqi Foreign Ministry spokesperson Ahmad Mahjoub announced that the ministry has summoned the United States ambassador in Baghdad, Douglas Silliman, and handed him a memo protesting the decision by Trump.

by | December 08, 2017 | 06:17

Humanitarian organisation the Palestinian Red Crescent said dozens suffered tear gas inhalation, six more were wounded by rubber bullets and one person from a bullet wound. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, meeting Jordanian King Abdullah II, called Mr Trump's decision an "unacceptable crime" that had isolated Washington in the world.

by | December 08, 2017 | 05:24

LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas said red flag conditions are expected to remain in effect through the rest of the week, with gusting Santa Ana winds presenting a continuing danger of rapidly spreading blazes. Misraje, who lives in the hills herself off Mulholland Drive, was staying put and telling her members and any clients to listen to authorities, stay in their homes if their area was not being evacuated to keep the roads free, and to stay inside to avoid the contaminated air.

by | December 08, 2017 | 05:09

The blaze appears to be moving and growing extremely rapidly. Numerous horses died or were injured Thursday when flames from the wind-driven Lilac Fire swept through the San Luis Rey Training Center in Bonsall, according to a trainer at the facility in northern San Diego County.

by | December 08, 2017 | 04:48

The Representatives added: "After President Trump departs, we encourage all Mississippians and Americans to visit this historic civil rights museum". These attacks, the statement claimed, disrespect the efforts of Fannie Lou Hamer, Aaron Henry, Medgar Evers, Robert Clark, James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner, and "countless others who have given their all for MS to be a better place".

by | December 08, 2017 | 04:17

The revelation that Prince Bader is the purchaser, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times , links one of the most captivating mysteries of the art world with palace intrigues in Saudi Arabia that are shaking the region. Christie's let the cat out of the bag yesterday and publically said the artwork would be going to the Louvre Abu Dhabi . While The Times was awaiting comment from Prince Bader or the Saudi Embassy in Washington on Wednesday, the newly opened branch of the ...

by | December 08, 2017 | 04:05

Zarrab testified that Atilla, who worked at the state-run HalkBank, never asked Zarrab for kickbacks and Zarrab never paid him bribes. The plaintiff in the lawsuit says he was extradited past year to New York City from Prague and is being held in a federal lockup in Manhattan while awaiting sentencing.

by | December 08, 2017 | 03:58

So, it was fitting that the tennis champion took to social media to crowd source opinions from fellow moms about breastfeeding. As for Williams, the largest of the four buildings will be named after the 23-time Grand Slam victor and it will be more than one million square feet.

by | December 08, 2017 | 02:47

Those are the roughly 700,000 immigrants in the country illegally who were brought to the children. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said at a press conference on Thursday that it is one of the party's priorities. He called keeping the government running "just basic governing". Democrats are seeking permanent legal status for so-called DREAMers as part of a long-term government funding deal.

by | December 08, 2017 | 01:42

Franks, first elected in 2002, is a member of the Freedom Caucus and has been known as one of the most outspoken opponents of abortion in Congress, Politico reported . Biggs said he would not comment until Franks announced his plans. The 8th District congressman did not confirm or deny any plans to resign. As he walked past reporters outside the floor of the House of Representatives, Franks said: "I'll let the statement speak for itself".

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:38

The senior officer emphasized that to date, not a single settlement or district remains under the terrorist group's control in the country. There has been an "unprecedented" involvement by Russia's airforce in recent days, Rudskoi added, with jets making 100 sorties and staging up to 250 strikes daily.

by | December 08, 2017 | 00:19

The rockets, which triggered the Code Red alert system in Ashkelon and other Israeli communities, landed in Gaza, the Israel Defense Forces spokesman said. Both Israelis and Palestinians lay claim to Jerusalem, although Israel has retained control over the city since 1967. While Israel has always considered Jerusalem its capital, with the prime minister's office and parliament building located there, countries have avoided recognizing it as such to prevent damaging hopes for a two-state ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:59

They will be referred to the European Court of Justice for "non-compliance with their legal obligations on relocation", the commission said in a statement , referring to the three countries' staunch refusal to take part in an EU scheme forcing migrants on unwilling nations.

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:54

The judge followed the government's recommendation Thursday in the porn case, saying Nassar "should never again have access to children". He agreed a plea bargain with prosecutors and was given 20 years for each count. "Nassar's behaviour was deeply disturbing and repugnant, as the state and federal criminal charges that he has been convicted of show". While federal prosecutors have requested a 60-year prison sentence for the disgraced former doctor, he could face a minimum sentence of 27 ...

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:56

A bicyclist was also injured. A witness, Hector Freytes of Queens, says people scattered as the vehicle sped along Liberty. There conditions were not immediately known but they were not believed to be life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Lincoln is being questioned by police. Saipov has pleaded not guilty to multiple murder charges and providing material support to ISIS.

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:55

Democratic lawmakers were calling on Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), announced that he would resign from his seat amid accusations that he sexually harassed women, and two days after Rep. He has also been publicly accused by 16 women of sexual misconduct, including molestation, harassment, and rape. The White House has maintained that all the women who have come forward are liars.

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:37

Her allegation sparked an investigation at Morgan Stanley, where he is a managing director, and led to his dismissal. Ford responded to the allegations hours after the report. Mr. Ford served five terms in Congress as a Democrat representing a Tennessee district after first being elected in 1996. "He has been terminated for conduct inconsistent with our values and in violation of our policies", a spokeswoman for the company told HuffPost .

by | December 07, 2017 | 23:05

This proposal, as I have told them personally, can not be considered a good faith effort to provide protection for the Dreamers , including those who were enrolled in DACA. President Trump has vowed to end the program, making it possible for the so-called "Dreamers" to be deported as early as May. CIS's Mark Krikorian once referred to immigrants as a "poor, problem-ridden demographic".

by | December 07, 2017 | 22:07

The new bill will allow people with a state-issued concealed carry license in Montana to carry in other states. Beyond being a basic constitutional right, states that do not allow non-residents to carry concealed weapons leave these citizens in danger and with no real option for self-defense in instances of gun violence.

by | December 07, 2017 | 21:40

As a result people are also advised to be careful on icy roads and footpaths. Late this afternoon the forecaster issued a Yellow Status Warning for Munster, Dublin, Carlow, Kildare , Kilkenny, Laois, Louth , Wexford , Wicklow , Offaly, Westmeath, Meath and Roscommon.

by | December 07, 2017 | 21:27

PM Abbasi told Khan that every Pakistani is proud of his election as mayor of London and prays for his success. Khan, who is on a three-day official visit to Pakistan, called on the premier in Islamabad on Thursday, according to Radio Pakistan .

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:53

Slager, 36, who is white, earlier pleaded guilty to a federal civil rights offense against Scott. "The defendant willfully used deadly force even though it was objectively unreasonable under the circumstances", the plea agreement stated.

by | December 07, 2017 | 19:40

A top Myanmar diplomat has rejected allegations by the United Nations human rights chief that the country's government has taken action to "dehumanize" Rohingya Muslims. They include indiscriminate shooting and stabbing of villagers, rape, beatings and the burning of houses with families inside. The rights chief then asked: "Considering Rohingyas' self-identify as a distinct ethnic group with their own language and culture - and [that they] are also deemed by the perpetrators themselves as ...