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by | May 28, 2018 | 11:10

At least four Russian combatants have been killed by militants in the eastern Syrian province of Deir al-Zour. Fighting erupted after several armed groups attacked an artillery battery belonging to Syrian government forces, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday, citing a defence ministry statement.

by | May 28, 2018 | 04:21

The video caught the eye of USA embassy officials in Caracas a week ago, who then pressed the Venezuelan government to grant due process. Josh Holt traveled to Venezuela in June of 2016 to meet his sweetheart, Thamy, whom he met online.

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:03

FBI Director Christopher Wray, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who oversees Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe, held two unusual classified briefings for senior lawmakers of both parties in the wake of the Republican president's claim.

by | May 27, 2018 | 22:26

The other they described only as a Hamas site in the centre of the strip. The Israel Defense Forces struck a Hamas target in the southern Gaza Strip with tank fire. At least 110 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire since the protests started on March 30 and thousands more were injured. Tuesday's Gaza flotilla will coincide with the 8th anniversary of an Israeli attack on the Turkish "Mavi Marmara" flotilla, in which nine Turkish activists were killed when the Israeli navy ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 21:23

Moon, who returned to Seoul on Thursday morning after meeting Trump in Washington in an effort to keep the U.S. So we're looking at June 12th in Singapore. "He. expressed his intention to put an end to the history of war and confrontation through the success of the North-US summit and to cooperate for peace and prosperity", Moon told reporters in Seoul on Sunday.

by | May 27, 2018 | 20:16

There was an outpour of grief as family members and friends said farewell to Sabika Sheikh , the 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in a Texas high school shooting last week. Earlier on Wednesday, her body was returned to Karachi , Pakistan's business hub, after she was shot and killed in a school last week in Santa Fe , Texas.

by | May 27, 2018 | 19:56

U.S. officials crossed into North Korea on Sunday to hold talks on preparations for a possible summit, a U.S. newspaper reported, as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to meet with U.S. South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks during a news conference at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul , South Korea, May 27, 2018. This team is focused on the substance of any summit between the two leaders - the issue of North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

by | May 27, 2018 | 18:28

Bertram added. "I want the community to know that every available police resource is being used to locate the people responsible for this horrendous act". The first suspect was described as in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 11 with a stocky build and light skin, wearing blue jeans, a zip-up hoodie pulled over his head and a baseball cap.

by | May 27, 2018 | 16:30

The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., attended the briefings and called Flood's presence "completely inappropriate", a sentiment he did not hide from Flood during the briefings. As someone who is old enough to remember the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, I worry that we are now at that point, and we may be facing "civil war" over impeachment of President Trump , which nearly certainly will happen if the Democrats take back the House of ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 14:11

Moon said Kim saw the June 12 summit in Singapore as a pivotal opportunity to end decades of confrontation. The press conference, held at the presidential Blue House in Seoul , followed the surprise, previously unannounced summit held between Moon and Kim at the North Korean side of the truce village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone on Saturday.

by | May 27, 2018 | 10:27

Counting is under way in the Irish referendum with exit polls suggesting voters backed a law change. "A hundred years since women gained the right to vote , today we as a people have spoken , and we say that we trust women and respect women to make their own decisions and their own choices".

by | May 27, 2018 | 07:26

After turning himself in to the New York Police Department , Harvey Weinstein was tried at the Manhattan Criminal Court and came out with a monitoring device. They also told The Associated Press Friday that they believe their client will ultimately be exonerated. "To see him standing in court with his mouth slightly ajar was unsettling", she says.

by | May 27, 2018 | 06:43

Princess Charlotte declared herself in charge of the bridesmaids and pageboys at the wedding of her aunt and uncle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex , last weekend according to a wedding guest who saw her in action. A Coronet has also been assigned to The Duchess of Sussex . The three quills apparently represent "communication and the power of words". According to reports, "tearful" Chelsy was so upset by their chat that she almost pulled out of going to Harry and Meghan's US-influenced ...

by | May 27, 2018 | 06:37

Holt's release comes more than a week after he posted videos to Facebook during a prison riot, pleading for help from Americans and the U.S. government. Alfredo Romero, a lawyer who defends some of the opposition activists who were held alongside Holt, said that Maduro may be looking to win over some political sectors in the U.S.to temper Trump's hardline approach toward Venezuela.

by | May 27, 2018 | 04:45

Her family said late Friday night that she's hospitalized in critical but stable condition. A student at an IN middle school opened fire on classmates Friday, injuring a fellow student and a teacher, local authorities said. The shooter was apprehended "in the classroom or thereabouts in that area", according to officials. Noblesville Police Chief Kevin Jowitt said the shooting happened around 9 a.m.at Noblesville West Middle School .

by | May 27, 2018 | 04:01

As a part of the rapprochement in advance of their April meeting, the two sides set up a direct phone line to improve communications and de-escalate any potential problems with direct dialogue. "Kim has created sort of a cushion for failure that if the USA backs away, the Chinese and Russians will be behind him", Wit said. After some fiery North Korean rhetoric, Mr Trump announced the summit would not be held.

by | May 27, 2018 | 04:02

President Donald Trump has a new favorite phrase. There's no telling what kind of information was actually discussed in those meetings, but we do know that Democrat, Adam Schiff, the only Democrat allowed to go to that meeting, did come out and say there was absolutely nothing to confirm Trump's claims that there was a spy within his campaign.

by | May 26, 2018 | 23:33

Overall, NOAA predicts that there will be 10-16 named storms, of which 5-9 could become hurricanes, and 1-4 of those could be major hurricanes. Canadian forecasters are predicting a near average or above average 2018 Atlantic hurricane season .

by | May 26, 2018 | 23:15

Yulia, 33, and Sergei Skripal, a 66-year-old former colonel in Russian military intelligence, were found unconscious on a public bench in the British city of Salisbury on March 4. "I still find it hard to come to terms with the fact that both of us were attacked", she continued. Viktoria also said she was happy that Yulia was "safe and sound".

by | May 26, 2018 | 22:00

However, the identities of the rescued men were not immediately known. Meanwhile, Yemen's government has declared the island of Socotra a disaster zone. India Met Department (IMD) has advanced the landfall of very severe cyclone "Mekunu" close to the Omanese capital Salalah to midnight tonight. The holiday destination's now-empty tourist beaches were littered with debris and foam from the churning Arabian Sea .

by | May 26, 2018 | 21:34

After the USA withdrawal from JCPOA ( Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ), also known as the nuclear deal, the existing fragile balance maintained by the deal has been badly shaken. First meeting on Iran nuclear deal without United States participation kicks off in Austrian capital of Vienna , where Iranian officials seek economic package from the Europeans if the 2015 nuclear accord is to be salvaged.

by | May 26, 2018 | 20:48

Global trade rules "should be clear and the same for all", Putin said . Putin, 65, won his fourth term in office in March by a landslide, garnering over 75 percent of the vote . The Russian leader said the United States withdrawal from the 2015 agreement came even as the worldwide nuclear watchdog confirmed that Tehran was fulfilling its obligations.

by | May 26, 2018 | 17:29

Parliament would then debate this plan. Karen Fahy, 26, is also flying from London to vote but is in favor of upholding the ban on abortion . Campaigners for the Love Both campaign urge people to vote "no" in the referendum to repeal the eighth amendment of the Irish constitution in Dublin on May 24, 2018.

by | May 26, 2018 | 17:22

Over 100 days after the latest round of protests began against a copper smelting plant in Thoothukudi, things turned bloody in the southern Indian town on May 22. The head of the national opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, condemned the use of lethal force, calling it "a brutal example of state-sponsored terrorism".

by | May 26, 2018 | 17:01

On Thursday, a Chinese military airplane was seen flying west of the median line of the Taiwan Strait when the air force was engaged in training as part of a rehearsal ahead of the annual Han Kuang military exercise, the largest military drill in Taiwan, which is scheduled for June 4 to June 8.

by | May 26, 2018 | 16:44

Heartbreakingly, one student who survived said afterwards that she had a "gut feeling" a shooter would open fire at their school "eventually". Among the anxious parents who rushed to get their kids was Erica Higgins, who told WTHR-TV that she learned of the shooting from a relative who called her at home.

by | May 26, 2018 | 16:15

The Irish Times exit poll showed overwhelming majorities in all age groups under 65 voted for change, including nearly nine in every 10 voters under the age of 24. "There is no prospect of the legislation not being passed" Save The 8th spokesman McGuirk told state broadcaster RTE , before appealing for tolerance and respect from "those who find themselves in the majority now".

by | May 26, 2018 | 07:05

Assuming that the lava doesn't change its pattern or its flow. Fissure 6 builds a lava berm across Pohoiki Road. Magno said lava on the perimeter of the PGV site, which is slightly uphill of the fissures, didn't appear to move between Tuesday and Wednesday.

by | May 26, 2018 | 06:58

Irish law says abortions can only be performed in cases where the mother's life is in danger, a provision added in 2013. The poll released by Ireland's national broadcaster RTE shortly after polling stations closed on Friday night predicted that almost 70% voted in in favor of repealing the Eighth Amendment to Ireland's Constitution.

by | May 26, 2018 | 03:49

SANA earlier reported sounds of explosions heard near the Dabaa airport, about 20 km (12 miles) southwest of the central Syrian city of Homs and 10 km (6 miles) from the Lebanese border. Iran has dismissed those threats, saying its forces are in Syria at the invitation of President Bashar Assad's government. Last month, Israel conducted another strike on the T-4 air base to destroy a recently delivered Iranian advanced anti-aircraft system, killing at least seven members of Iran's ...

by | May 26, 2018 | 03:25

He acknowledged the timeline was tight, but said that European nations had "wasted" the past few months trying to convince Trump not to pull out of the nuclear deal over his contention it was not tough enough on Iran. He also said they must refrain from seeking negotiations over Iran's ballistic missile program or its regional policies. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened Iran on Monday with " the strongest sanctions in history " if it did not change its behaviour in the Middle East.

by | May 26, 2018 | 02:53

Dolezal received $8,747 in food assistance, and $100 in childcare assistance, the Spokane, Washington, NBC affiliate reported , citing court documents . Dolezal is expected to appear in court on June 6. She said in 2017 that while she might be "Caucasian biologically" she nevertheless "had an authentic black identity".

by | May 26, 2018 | 01:26

Attempts by Reuters to reach him were unsuccessful. It seems to have struck a chord as an extreme example of a phenomenon demographers have been tracking for years : growing rates of young adults, particularly young men, living in their parents' homes even after graduation from high school and college.

by | May 25, 2018 | 23:39

NBC10 reports that the incident occurred around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, in the parking lot of a business on East Luzerne Street. At the same time, a man in a blue shirt exits the SUV through the passenger door, and limps toward the SUV as it continues to drive toward the parking lot exit, then stops.

by | May 25, 2018 | 23:30

His Swiss-based company Sulzer bought some of Vekselberg's shares, prompting the US Treasury Department to say that Sulzer was not at risk from sanctions. Along with Deripaska, the US Treasury sanctioned six other oligarchs and the companies they control, 17 senior Russian Government officials, a Russian arms company and a Russian bank.