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by | June 14, 2018 | 20:52

The votes came after two days of bruising debate on the government's key piece of Brexit legislation - the European Union Withdrawal Bill, meant to disentangle Britain from the 28-nation bloc after four decades of membership. Details of precisely what this will involve will be agreed in the coming days when the bill is due to return to the House of Lords and ministers could table a fresh amendment.

by | June 14, 2018 | 20:49

A report from the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaii Volcano Observatory said lava "continues unabated" from Fissure 8 , near the most populated area, with lava shooting as high as 200 feet . At the adjacent Kapoho Beach lots to the north, "just a few homes" are left standing, she added. Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim, whose home was among those lost, said the increased toll makes the Kilauea eruption the most catastrophic event in the state's history.

by | June 14, 2018 | 20:47

The date is not a set-in-stone time for when the fire will be completely contained. The 416 Fire was one of several West Coast wildfires that began around June 1. Fire spokesman Brian Eady told the Associated Press that the increase noted over the weekend was the result of both the fire's natural growth and intentional blazes sparked by firefighters in an effort to control its movement.

by | June 14, 2018 | 18:59

The lawsuit seeks to dissolve the foundation, Ms Underwood said. The New York attorney general on Thursday filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump, his children and the Donald J. In the filing, Underwood said Trump repeatedly misused the nonprofit to pay off his creditors, to decorate one of his golf clubs and to stage a multimillion-dollar giveaway at events during his 2016 campaign.

by | June 14, 2018 | 18:51

After returning to the White House Wednesday, Trump also defended his decision to halt the joint military exercises with South Korea , which he called "war games" - a term used by Pyongyang - arguing on Twitter that the U.S. But much of the fear over imminent war past year was stoked in the first place by Trump's " fire and fury " rhetoric and boasts about the size of the USA nuclear button.

by | June 14, 2018 | 17:09

Sucking up to Russian President Vladimir Putin while hippie-punching Trudeau doesn't make Trump himself look stronger, either. He blamed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's statement afterward that Canada would not be "pushed around".

by | June 14, 2018 | 16:27

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen has been aiming to take advantage of the dedication and the visit by senior USA officials to push for further liberalization of arms sales, technological transfers, as well as possible port calls by U.S. After severing ties, it opened the American Institute of Taiwan (AIT) to conduct relations between the two sides. "The Trump Administration has been slow to fill key posts in the State Department, which is bad for US allies in East Asia, Taiwan included".

by | June 14, 2018 | 16:06

Italy and Malta dug in for a second day Monday and refused to let a rescue ship with 629 people aboard dock in their ports, leaving the migrants at sea as a diplomatic standoff escalated under Italy's new anti-immigrant government. The ship's crew are awaiting the arrival of two Italian ships which are set to take the migrants, rescued off Libya over the weekend, to Spain. On Sunday, Italy had refused to allow the vessel to dock in its ports, demanding that Malta should take it in.

by | June 14, 2018 | 14:01

It deplored the use of indiscriminate force by Israeli forces against Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip, and the use of live ammunition against civilian protesters, including children, as well as medical personnel and journalists .

by | June 14, 2018 | 12:44

Mr Salvini said he plans to visit his conservative German counterpart in Berlin soon to hammer out new proposals on the boat row and the broader issue of migrant quotas. Salvini has accused European aid groups of essentially operating taxi services for Libya-based human traffickers, and has said Italy will now refuse them entry.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:42

Malki also commented on the Houthis' launch of four ballistic missiles towards Saudi Arabia during the past two months, adding that one of these missiles fell in Yemen. "I hope that there will be a way to avoid the military confrontation in Hodeida", Guterres told reporters. Hodeidah is a critical point for nearly 80 percent of aid entering Yemen, which is in a situation the United Nations has called the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:32

After a month of fasting and sacrifice, Muslims will celebrate Eid ul-Fitr after sighting of the moon which will officially end the month of Ramzan. However, the number of days in the month is only established after sighting of the moon. Eid al-Fitr means new beginnings and it is considered auspicious to eat something sweet in order to kick-start the holy day; hence the name Meethi Eid.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:04

Pompeo insisted that Pyongyang was committed to giving up its nuclear arsenal but said it would "be a process, not an easy one". He said negotiations would recommence "in the next week or so". Pompeo also has to sort out exactly what the agreement entails. Asked about his having suggested Russian Federation be let back into the G7, Trump said of that meeting, "We spent about 25% of our time talking about Russian Federation".

by | June 14, 2018 | 09:57

Jolien Veldwijk, acting director for Care International in Yemen, told Al Jazeera that the port of Hudaida is crucial for aid agencies to be able to do their work. The Saudi-led coalition did not immediately acknowledge the incident. Some 22 million people, or 80 percent of the Yemeni population, are in need of humanitarian aid, while more than half of the country is left without basic medical services.

by | June 14, 2018 | 07:23

USA treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin announced the sanctions, saying they were to counter "malicious actors" working to "increase Russia's offensive cyber-capabilities". Today's sanctions by the US Treasury Department come in response to Russian cyberattacks on the US and its allies, including the NotPetya cyberattack .

by | June 14, 2018 | 06:14

Initial speculation was that the raccoon climbed to a lower part of the building, frequented by pigeons, in search of bird eggs. A raccoon stretched out on a windowsill high above downtown St. At 2:48 a.m. Wednesday, the #MPRraccoon successfully reached the roof of the UBS Tower , and entered a live trap to enjoy a delicious and well-deserved meal.

by | June 14, 2018 | 05:35

Before the G-7 summit, Trump scuffled with Macron over the tariffs. Trudeau, at a news conference at the conclusion of the G-7 summit, said that Canadians are polite, reasonable, but will not be pushed around. Trudeau himself was nowhere to be seen Monday, taking a break after hosting the tense, three-day summit, to which Trump arrived late, left early and then upended with a Twitter tirade from Air Force One.

by | June 14, 2018 | 05:24

The media reports on the Trump-Kim talks on Monday follow months of only the scantest of coverage, though Kim's summits with South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in , and China's president, Xi Jinping , received large-scale coverage soon after they had ended.

by | June 14, 2018 | 04:34

On the day before the meeting, weeks of preparation appeared to pick up in pace, with USA and North Korean officials meeting throughout Monday at a Singapore hotel. Under Kim, Pyongyang has made rapid progress in its weapons technology, carrying out by far its most powerful nuclear test to date previous year and launching missiles capable of reaching the United States mainland.

by | June 14, 2018 | 04:23

But he added: "In the end, that doesn't matter". But Trump has notably avoided calling out authoritarian leaders on human rights when he wants closer ties with them, whether it's adversaries like China and Russian Federation or allies like Saudi Arabia and the Philippines.

by | June 14, 2018 | 01:36

In the two weeks following that summit, home prices rose by more than 50%, according to a local real estate agent interviewed by NPR . It may not have been the focus of the summit, but Korean War vets and their families were hoping the issue would come up.

by | June 14, 2018 | 00:06

The two other bishops, who had reached the customary retirement age of 75, were Archbishop Cristian Caro Cordero of Puerto Montt and Bishop Gonzalo Duarte Garcia de Cortazar of Valparaiso. "We are seeking to provide concrete technical and legal advice.so that [the Church] can give a proper response to each case of sexual abuse", Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta said at a news conference in Santiago.

by | June 13, 2018 | 23:59

Then his picture appeared on the news and TV satellite trucks showed up Monday on their quiet, tree-lined street in Daly City, just south of San Francisco, and it became clear their neighbor was not who they had thought. A high ranking Air Force officer who had gone missing 35 years ago, was apprehended by officials in California . Hughes's disappearance, in the eyes of some, fit right into the puzzle.

by | June 13, 2018 | 23:15

Trump said he would invite Kim to the White House "at the appropriate time" and that Kim had already accepted the not-yet-extended invitation. Both were aware that the once-unthinkable meeting between a sitting USA president and a North Korean leader was a media blockbuster, drawing journalists from around the world, global viewers and mobs of cellphone-waving onlookers in the Asian city-state chosen for their sit-down.

by | June 13, 2018 | 22:37

A proposal to split California into three states will be on California's November ballot. Then it would reach the US Congress. Congress admitted four US states that were split from an existing state: Kentucky, Maine, Vermont, and lastly West Virginia in 1863 during the Civil War.

by | June 13, 2018 | 22:19

His original attorneys, including a Washington-based partner and a New York-based partner from the large firm McDermott Will & Emery, have not yet told the judge overseeing his case in NY, where Cohen is challenging prosecutors' ability to see all the documents they seized.

by | June 13, 2018 | 21:43

Bishop was off-duty and was among revelers at the Mile High Spirits and Distillery nightclub in downtown Denver in the early morning hours of June 2, Denver police said in a statement. Bishop now faces an anxious wait for those test results and his subsequent court appearance. The gun can be seen going off after it fell out of the holster and he went to retrieve it.

by | June 13, 2018 | 21:28

The Prime Minister appeared to have defused a potentially explosive row over the EU customs union on Monday night as Tory pro-Europe rebels Sir Oliver Letwin and Nicky Morgan and Brexiteers Jacob Rees-Mogg and Sir Bill Cash came together to table a separate compromise amendment backing "a customs arrangement " with the EU.

by | June 13, 2018 | 20:12

In the most recent count I've seen, Arrington is at 50.5 percent, only about 300 votes clear of a run-off (if my math is correct). The congressman, former governor and one-time presidential aspirant was trailing a little-known state lawmaker who slammed him for his repeated criticism of President Trump , the latest sign that the most risky thing to do in the modern GOP is dare to take on the president.

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:37

In its statement late Tuesday, ZTE said it will "assess the full impact" of the ban and the new deal with the U.S. government and disclose it in an update earnings release. The reaction to the move, as NPR's Dustin Dwyer reported , was "swift, negative and bipartisan". In February, U.S. intelligence officials warned Americans not to use smartphones made by ZTE or Huawei - another Chinese telecom company - as the communication technology could be compromised "to gain positions of power ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:34

Unbowed, Trump tweeted anew Monday morning from Singapore, repeating his criticism of US trade policies with Canada - he also took aim at Germany - in a multitweet rant that went beyond 200 words all told. Meanwhile, a White House official says the USA will seek to replace NAFTA with bilateral deals with Canada and Mexico, if the talks fail. On Tuesday , Mr Trump kept up the attack on Mr Trudeau.

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:00

Asked on BBC Radio 4's Today programme what would happen under Government plans if MPs voted against the deal eventually secured by Mrs May, Mr Davis said: "If they throw it out, well, they throw it out". A junior British justice minister said on Tuesday he will resign and will vote with pro-European Union rebels who want parliament to have the power to force the government to go back to the negotiating table if they reject a Brexit deal.

by | June 13, 2018 | 14:35

The animal was first seen in a niche in the wall of the Town Square building on Monday. A raccoon ended up in a most precarious place near the top of the UBS building. By Wednesday morning it had made it to the roof of the building, easing fears that it would plummet to its death. By Tuesday afternoon, it was up to the 23rd floor.

by | June 13, 2018 | 13:09

Macedonia and Greece on Tuesday resolved a almost three-decade row by agreeing to call it the Republic of North Macedonia , as Skopje hailed a "historic solution" to a dispute which had blocked its bid to join the European Union and NATO .

by | June 13, 2018 | 12:35

In response to the initial tweets critical of her country and prime minister, Canada's foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland , said her nation "does not conduct its diplomacy through ad hominem attacks". The U.S condemnation stems from Trudeau's assertion that Canadians "are polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around", a point he had made several times before.