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by | January 15, 2019 | 07:30

The Dalian Intermediate People's Court in northeast China ordered Robert Lloyd Schellenberg to be executed, setting aside an earlier verdict that found him guilty of smuggling 200 gm of methamphetamine and had put him behind bars for 15 years.

by | January 14, 2019 | 05:43

That the process of withdrawing from Syria involves driving into Iraq, and the USA troops are all on the side of Syria closest to the Iraq border, it once again raises questions of why the pullout is expected to take months, instead of the few hours such a trip would take.

by | January 12, 2019 | 11:14

Poland's TVP Info reported that ABW agents searched both Orange and Huawei's offices on Tuesday, having received court approval last week. Even without concrete evidence, many countries around the world are banning Huawei from working on their national 5G grid, with many more considering the same move.

by | January 11, 2019 | 11:10

The lawyers said that Manafort "provided complete and truthful information to the best of his ability", and that he "attempted to live up to the requirements of his cooperation agreement and provided meaningful cooperation relating to several key areas under current government investigation".

by | January 09, 2019 | 07:20

Elizabeth Warren watches her carbs and calories even when hitting the sauce. Angela Nelson, 50, a special education teacher from Omaha, Nebraska, said she was concerned to see questions raised about Warren's likeability amid comparisons to Hillary Clinton, the unsuccessful 2016 Democratic nominee.

by | January 05, 2019 | 08:09

The president drew major applause when telling supporters that rather than politely mention tariffs to Chinese officials, he would prefer to be more direct and say, "Listen, you motherfuckers, we're going to tax you 25%". Newly elected Democrat Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has a sticky note with the word "Palestine" placed over the state of Israel on a map of the Middle East hung in her D.C.

by | January 03, 2019 | 05:20

Will Xi Play the Long Game With Taiwan? In a policy speech centered on Taiwan, Xi said, "We are willing to create a vast space for peaceful reunification, but we will never leave any room for any sort of Taiwan independence separatist activities".

by | January 03, 2019 | 04:20

The police spokesperson said demonstrators blocked several roads and threw rocks at officers. Per the BBC, protesters have since attacked women who've attempted to enter the temple . After this period many devotees, wearing ritual bead necklaces, walk barefoot for dozens of kilometres including, and especially, the final steep climb.

by | December 31, 2018 | 17:25

RIA said it ripped through the building about 6am (local time) when many residents were asleep. The Emergency Situations Ministry said on its website that in all, 48 apartments from the third to the 10th floor in the building's central part were damaged by the explosion.

by | December 29, 2018 | 11:58

The Defense Ministry released footage from the test launch, in which a ballistic missile could be seen blasting from a silo in a cloud of smoke, but it hasn't released any images of the vehicle itself. A video released by the ministry showed only the first phase of the test, when the glider vehicle was contained within a UR-100N UTTKh missile (in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation terms, the SS-19 Stiletto).

by | December 28, 2018 | 13:56

A United States military official told CNN the MAGA hats that Trump signed at the Ramstein Air Base event in Germany were personal and brought there by military personnel in hopes of getting an autograph. This isn't the first time Trump has made this inaccurate claim. Trump doubled down in early December, calling his own military spending boost "crazy".

by | December 28, 2018 | 11:52

Two youngsters from Guatemala have died while in custody of USA authorities this month and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that "extraordinary protective measures" were required to handle the flow. "It's really the Democrat shutdown, because we've done our thing", Trump continued. The shutdown has been playing out against the backdrop of turmoil in the stock market.

by | December 25, 2018 | 12:44

Mr Netanyahu, now in his fourth term as prime minister, has been governing with a razor-thin majority of 61 seats in the 120-member parliament. Netanyahu, however, managed to keep his government going for a month after the publicity generated by the resignation had died down, thereby severing the causal connection between Liberman's move, his fury at the transfer of millions of dollars to Hamas and the restraint shown towards its regime in Gaza - and the start of an election campaign.

by | December 25, 2018 | 11:58

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani meanwhile said in November that 28,529 Afghan security forces had been killed since the start of 2015, a figure far higher than anything previously acknowledged. "As the Kabul administration is the product of the invasion as it has neither capability to end nor want to end the invasion", a Taliban commentary on their official website said.

by | December 22, 2018 | 13:59

The shutdown could persist at least until a new Congress convenes on January 3, and Democrats take control of the House from Republicans. In order to break the impasse, Mr Trump has urged Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell invoke the so-called "nuclear option" whereby policy can be approved in the Senate with a simple majority instead of the 60 now required - bypassing the need for bipartisan support.

by | December 22, 2018 | 00:01

Leahy said Wednesday that he was confident it would pass . Instead he said it addresses a crisis at the border that includes illegal drug smuggling and increased apprehensions of people trying to cross illegally into the US from Mexico .

by | December 18, 2018 | 11:18

According to a transcript of the first round of proceedings, Comey declined to answer several questions pertaining to the FBI's probe of Trump, arguing that the details he was being asked to provide were too closely tied to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of the Trump campaign's suspected ties to Russian Federation.

by | December 10, 2018 | 01:08

Both sides also strongly object to a "backstop" provision in the Brexit agreement that would keep Britain in a customs union with the EU in order to guarantee an open border between EU member Ireland and the U.K.'s Northern Ireland. Theresa May is said to be weighing a plan to postpone the crunch vote on her Brexit deal in an attempt to avoid a landslide defeat that would risk a major United Kingdom political crisis.

by | December 10, 2018 | 00:49

Jon Erpenbach. "It's time to set aside your political beliefs and do what's best for your state". "Republicans who control Michigan's Legislature voted Wednesday to advance a measure that strips campaign-finance oversight power from the Democratic secretary of state-elect, and they moved to give lawmakers authority to stand up for GOP-backed laws if they think the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general are not adequately defending the state's interests", writes the AP .

by | December 09, 2018 | 11:43

Detective Inspector Scott Beard told reporters near the crime scene in the Waitakare Ranges that police believe Millane's body was taken to the area in a rental vehicle that was later left in the town of Taupo. The red Toyota Corolla hatchback was hired from a central Auckland rental firm just before lunchtime on December 2, the day after Ms Millane was last seen alive.