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by | July 13, 2017 | 17:20

He was told the Russian government had information that could "incriminate" Clinton and her dealings with Russia. "It was in the previous administration [and] if there had been enforcement of the immigration laws, she wouldn't have been in the country", said Grassley.

by | July 13, 2017 | 17:10

China has sent its troops to its first foreign Naval base in Djibouti . China's defence ministry said that a ceremony was held at a naval pier in the southern Chinese port of Zhanjiang, presided over by navy commander Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong.

by | July 13, 2017 | 16:55

While China's imports from North Korea dropped 13.2 per cent to $880 million in the period from January to June, exports to North Korea rose 29.1 per cent to $1.67 billion, he said. Sanctions are fine, but what about the Chinese who depend on trade with North Korea? China's exports increased at a faster-than-expected pace in June, the General Administration of Customs said Thursday.

by | July 13, 2017 | 15:57

Royal Bank of Canada , the Bank of Montreal, TD Bank, Scotiabank and CIBC all announced Wednesday they are increasing their prime rates to 2.95 per cent from 2.7 per cent, effective Thursday. Despite being firmly forecast, the move lifted the Canadian dollar to an eleven-month high against the dollar of 1.2812. Today's outlook was slightly more upbeat than expected by market participants, and this drove the Canadian dollar to a near 11-month high of C$1.2808 in forex markets in late ...

by | July 13, 2017 | 15:54

The indictment charges that Christensen kidnapped Zhang and held her on June 9, and that he used a mobile phone and a vehicle to commit and further the commission of the offense. Zhang can be seen entering the front passenger side of the vehicle. About a half hour earlier, Zhang sent a text message from her cell phone to a manager of an apartment complex in Urbana.

by | July 13, 2017 | 15:47

A senior Trump administration official also confirmed that Ivanka Trump's actions were not improper or unusual, according to CNN . The mainstream media and leaders of the opposition Democratic Party, including some of the top aides of former US President Barack Obama, criticised Ivanka for this.

by | July 13, 2017 | 15:30

Sri Lanka's navy has rescued an elephant that got into difficulties after being washed out to sea, a spokesman said, calling it a "miraculous escape". As per the report, the elephant was dragged away by the water. It's believed the elephant was swept out to sea while crossing the Kokkilai lagoon, a large stretch of water that lies between two areas of jungle.

by | July 13, 2017 | 15:29

Friends of an American tourist beaten to death outside a bar on an island in Greece recalled him as someone who "was going to do a lot of great things" and said "everyone wants answers" as to how he died. Four suspects are scheduled to go before Judge on Thursday, other five will remain in jail there bail been denied. Henderson's friends, who were in Greece with him, told ABC News that the suspects were "looking for a fight" and punched Henderson first.

by | July 13, 2017 | 15:25

A tourist from New Zealand was killed when the jet blast from a low-flying plane knocked her down Tuesday at 6 p.m. EDT at Maho Beach, Sint Maarten, in the Carribean. Rolando Brison, head of tourism for the island of Sint Maarten, confirmed the woman had been killed in shocking circumstances, the NZ Herald reports .

by | July 13, 2017 | 14:55

But the late politician's allies said the investigation had been a cover-up and that the people who had ordered his killing remained at large. "The men were allegedly offered 15 million rubles ($240,000) to murder the politician", reports The Moscow Times , citing the same figure that's been reported elsewhere.

by | July 13, 2017 | 14:18

Qatar supports peace and justice and spends millions on compacting terrorism as well as supporting, educating and employ adults in developing countries as it offered more than 500 jobs to help adults. The four countries responded to the US-Qatari agreement by releasing a joint statement on Tuesday stating: "We believe that the Memorandum of Understanding between the US and the Qatari authorities is a result of repeated pressures and demands over the past years to Qatar to stop supporting ...

by | July 13, 2017 | 13:56

On Wednesday, a video surfaced showing people beating a man for allegedly carrying beef, media reported. When he resisted, the men allegedly thrashed him, Nagpur rural Superintendent of Police Shailesh Balkawade said. The kit is slated to be provided to the police to check if the meat seized is of cow or not, say officials. There has been a rise in incidents of mob violence in the name of cow, considered holy by many Hindus.

by | July 13, 2017 | 13:56

The incident happened at Kata Beach , 860 kilometers south from Bangkok , Wednesday. His wife, Thai national Budsabong Thongsangka , was filming at the time and uploaded the tragic video of his last moments onto the internet. The accident was not reported to police until about 3pm. It is not known whether he drowned or was killed by the impact. The couple had been holidaying in northern Thailand's Chiang Mai before traveling to Phuket .

by | July 13, 2017 | 13:01

A group of far-right activists has hired a boat to patrol the Mediterranean and prevent would-be migrants from reaching Europe. While the committee was scathing in its assessment of Operation Sophia , it noted that search and rescue work in the Mediterranean should continue as it had saved many lives and that United Kingdom ships had led to fewer children drowning, the BBC says .

by | July 13, 2017 | 12:56

There are some indications storms could be even stronger on Thursday with plenty of both instability and wind shear in the atmosphere. Highs upper 80s and low 90s. Highs will be in the middle 80s. Your hour-by-hour heat index model continues to suggest widespread values in the stressful deep 90s and triple-digits.

by | July 13, 2017 | 12:45

At one point, Ayala smirks a little bit, then asks for the names of the increasingly sheepish officers. The officer immediately launched into an explanation as to why the vehicle was pulled over, telling Ayala: " We ran the tag, I've never seen it before with a Florida tag, it didn't come back to anything, so that's the reason for the stop ".

by | July 13, 2017 | 12:12

Pat Toomey calls "a bad idea" but one that's unlikely to sway him into the "no" category. A new version of the Senate health care bill could be released Thursday. Meanwhile, Democrats said they'll challenge the draft's bans on abortion and other provisions for failing to meet the rules of budget reconciliation , which McConnell needs to block a 60-vote filibuster.

by | July 13, 2017 | 11:33

HighTower Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Fitbit during the first quarter worth $185,000. Among analysts who offered their Analysis on Fitbit Inc . Several research analysts have weighed in on the company. Oppenheimer Holdings, Inc. reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a $8.00 target price on shares of Fitbit in a research report on Monday, June 26th.

by | July 13, 2017 | 11:03

Avoid the area until further notice. A bomb threat at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) prompted evacuation of its dorm residents, authorities said. "Residents are requested to remain indoors unless otherwise instructed". Video from a news helicopter showed students filtering into UCLA's soccer stadium.

by | July 13, 2017 | 11:00

The unannounced and brief trip has fuelled speculation over Buhari's illness, the details of which have not been made public, and whether he will be able to stand in the 2019 elections. Buhari's first trip to London January and lasted almost two months. Are we expecting Mr. President before 90 days? It shows the President is in a critical condition.

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:37

Just yesterday, the cricket pro took to his Instagram account and shared a sun-kissed selfie with Anushka from NY that has gone viral with over 1.3 million likes. "That was a very special moment we shared together". Kohli's next assignment is India's tour to Sri Lanka, where the team will play three Tests, five ODIs and a T20 worldwide.

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:36

The 2012 event had led to a financial and political commitment amounting to $2.6 billion, leading to the creation of Family Planning 2020 . While the U.S. "Since then, 30 million additional women and girls have began using modern contraceptives - bringing the total to a record 300 million users across the 69 countries".

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:34

Get prep sports breaking news alerts from the Gwinnett Daily Post staff delivered to your email. Tonight, Judge will start in the American League outfield with Houston's George Springer and Boston's Mookie Betts , who replaces injured Angels OF Mike Trout .

by | July 13, 2017 | 10:13

Trump tweeted . "I strongly pressed President Putin twice about Russian meddling in our election. he vehemently denied it". In a series of tweets on his return from Europe, Trump said he had confronted his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin over evidence from the USA intelligence agencies that Moscow meddled in the 2016 election when the leaders met for the first time on Friday.

by | July 13, 2017 | 09:56

The crash of the KC-130 killed nine Marines from Newburgh, N.Y., and six Marines and a Navy Corpsman from Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, Brig. "I'm out here today to show my respect for the fallen", Weeks told Fox 13. That point was sadly driven home once again Monday afternoon. The plane was based at Stewart Air National Guard Base in NY state and had on board troops from that base and our Camp Lejeune.

by | July 13, 2017 | 09:28

She said they would always complain about her to the other house help, but on Tuesday evening, when she turned up for work things took a turn for the worse. The attackers gathered outside the society and started pelting stones. With the protests outside their society, residents remained inside and failed to send their kids to school or go to offices.

by | July 13, 2017 | 08:52

After missing the cut in his home Irish Open last week , Rory McIlroy will hope to make amends with a big performance at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Dundonald Links . "It's the purest form of golf", said David Feherty, who won the Scottish Open in 1986 and is now a golf commentator for NBC Sports and the Golf Channel who also says "It's still target golf, but the target sort of moves".

by | July 13, 2017 | 08:46

We still have a shrinking window of time in which to try (again) the diplomatic and economic approaches. North Korea is under a range of sanctions for its nuclear and missile tests , which are banned under existing United Nations resolutions.

by | July 13, 2017 | 08:44

I am aware of the fire tragedy in Najran in which we have lost 10 Indian nationals and six injured are in the hospital. Ten of those killed are Indians and one is a Bangladeshi. The workers, who belonged to a construction company, were living near a gold market area in Faisaliah district. Preliminary reports said the fire broke out due to an electric short circuit in an old air-conditioning unit in the house.

by | July 13, 2017 | 08:16

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any length of time. Thursday will feature fairly similar weather to Wednesday - the best chance of scattered storms will exist in western NC with lower (but not zero) chances for the Upstate.

by | July 13, 2017 | 07:59

He has already begun an effort to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. In January, he withdrew from the TPP, a deal signed under former President Barack Obama with 11 other Pacific Rim nations. In a letter on Wednesday, the administration called South Korea "an important ally and key trading partner" but said it "had real concerns about our significant trade imbalance".

by | July 13, 2017 | 07:51

I am not one of them! The plan obliterates the Affordable Care Act and proposes a weak replacement that would make health insurance less affordable, less accessible, and less comprehensive. "Japan's health care system certainly isn't flawless, but I still count it as a huge blessing that I don't worry about someday being bankrupted by health care costs here if I should get cancer or another illness with very high treatment costs".

by | July 13, 2017 | 07:38

As the bombers returned to Guam, they flew over the East China Sea with F-2 fighter jets of the Koku Jieitai, or Japan Air Self-Defense Force, the statement said. "So much for China working with us-but we had to give it a try!" he declared. Trump and Putin's highly anticipated meeting was scheduled to last only 30 minutes, but extended for more than two hours.

by | July 13, 2017 | 07:30

Parole is only given in exceptional circumstances, but officials determined there was significant public benefit to letting the girls into the USA for the competition, which focuses on providing clean water. "They are future leaders of Afghanistan and strong ambassadors for their country". The State Department did not explain why the girls were initially denied entry into the us, but Dina Powell, Trump's deputy national security adviser for strategy, said officials worked with the ...

by | July 13, 2017 | 07:30

Although North Korea argues it has successfully demonstrated its ability to carry out a highly accurate strike under stringent re-entry conditions, the precision guidance system is not possible without the re-entry system, the lawmakers said quoting the NIS.