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by | August 07, 2017 | 12:07

He has been in prison since February over the scandal, but denies any wrongdoing. Special prosecutors said in the final court hearing that the case was a typical corruption offense based on cozy ties between politicians and businessmen, which severely damages the constitutional value, reports Xinhua news agency.

by | August 07, 2017 | 11:57

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif on Sunday mentioned the unending Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir and said Pakistan would never compromise on the Kashmir issue. He said that Pakistan was a peace-loving country and wanted cordial relations with regional countries on equal basis. He warned that any misadventure would eventually create unrest in the region.

by | August 07, 2017 | 11:56

Miller's comment prompted ridicule on social media and angry responses from immigrant rights advocates, although according to reports, it was well received in the White House and didn't go unnoticed by Trump himself . "Reince is a f***ing paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac", Scaramucci was quoted as saying in an expletive-filled tirade in which he accused the chief of staff of damaging information leaks.

by | August 07, 2017 | 10:25

A teenager was left with blood all over his legs after mystery flesh-eating bugs started gnawing away at his ankles. "My first instinct was that I must have stepped on a rock", he told The Age . "They're scavengers who'll clean up dead fish and feed on living tissue", Professor Keough told Fairfax . A spine-tingling video of the experiment shows sea lice devouring the meat.

by | August 07, 2017 | 10:21

The resolution also prohibits any new joint business ventures with North Koreans, limits existing ones and blacklists 13 new North Korean individuals and entities, including its primary foreign exchange bank. "Only dialogue and negotiations are the correct way to address the Korean Peninsula issue". US President Donald Trump tweeted to say the sanctions would cost the North more than $1bn (£0.7bn).

by | August 07, 2017 | 10:01

South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will meet her USA and Japanese counterparts - Rex Tillerson and Taro Kono - on Monday on the sidelines of meetings hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, according to the ministry.

by | August 07, 2017 | 09:27

After a 13-day self-imposed ban on the Temple Mount was lifted, riots immediately broke out on Thursday at the holy site as thousands of Palestinians attacked Israeli Police in and around the site. While political tensions were eased, what remains to be seen is whether the violence over the security devices will also subside. Muslims had refused to enter the compound and prayed in the streets outside after Israel installed the new security measures .

by | August 07, 2017 | 09:22

Authorities issued the alert for Bracie Schivers after they said her parents - Tara Springfield and Bryant Dwight Schivers Jr. - lost their parental rights due to evidence of child endangerment. "Both suspects are known to be heavy substance abusers", sheriff's office said. Though other children were found with the pair, it is unclear why they were not part of the initial alert.

by | August 07, 2017 | 09:17

For his part, President Donald J. Trump unleashed a tweet attack on China for not doing enough to rein in its rogue ally and commented publicly that the U.S. North Korea's nuclear and missile tests have met with global condemnation. North Korea's foreign minister is there, too. "We can not do one and neglect the other ".

by | August 07, 2017 | 08:33

The agency had issued multiple summonses for his appearance in the case but he did not appear before it. The sources said Wani was arrested as his name had cropped up during Shah's interrogation and the ED needed to confront the two to verify certain information.

by | August 07, 2017 | 08:24

The MLAs arrived at Ahmedabad's Kempegowda International Airport in the wee hours of August 7 amid heavy security. "Let me assure you one thing, what we have decided is that all of us (42 MLAs) will fly to Gujarat, not Delhi", he declared. The Gujarat Congress had sent its legislators to Bengaluru on July 29 to fend off what it called poaching efforts by the BJP. The state will have its Rajya Sabha election on Tuesday.

by | August 07, 2017 | 08:18

Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri will hold a news conference at 8:30 a.m today, August 6, to talk about a triple fatality accident that occurred overnight on USA 19 in Palm Harbor. When the SUV got to the intersection of US Highway 19, it struck a vehicle that was traveling northbound. The Explorer then went airborne, hit a billboard and several other cars and fixed objects on the road.

by | August 07, 2017 | 06:33

Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles in July, claiming it now had the ability to hit the US. The British, French and Japanese ambassadors to the United Nations said they are hoping for a speedy vote, and that the USA and China are close to an agreement on a draft resolution.

by | August 07, 2017 | 06:02

However, Redding fought back to retake first place with a 2m08.160s, only for his time to be obliterated at the very end by Marquez, whose 2m07.120s put him more than a second clear. Day 1's fastest Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) followed up his Friday heroics with another good result in qualifying, gearing up for the Czech GP at the head of the second row in P4.

by | August 07, 2017 | 05:22

Wang was scheduled to meet separately with his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong Ho on Sunday, while South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha has expressed hope that she could meet Ri also. But Tillerson also has pointedly stated several times that the United States does not seek regime change or a rapid reunification of the two Koreas, which have been in a state of suspended hostility since an armistice was declared in 1953.

by | August 07, 2017 | 05:24

At a meeting in NY the Security Council unanimously approved new sanctions including banning exports worth over a billion U.S. dollars (£770 million). Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, meeting with North Korea's top diplomat during the gathering in Manila, urged the North to "maintain calm" despite the United Nations vote.

by | August 07, 2017 | 05:02

The president's attorney, Jay Sekulow , said last month that the president was not involved in drafting the statement. Conway deflected, echoing Huckabee Sanders' assertions that Trump weighed in as "any father would" before Stephanopoulos challenged her further, noting the White House's problem with "telling the truth".

by | August 07, 2017 | 04:42

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi receives a lei upon arrival to take part in the 50th ASEAN Foreign Ministers' Meeting and its Dialogue Partners, Saturday, Aug. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said. The U.S. -drafted measure bans North Korea from exporting coal, iron and other items like seafood products.

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:37

Potential tropical cyclone No. 7 is developing in the Caribbean Sea, according to the National Hurricane Center. If it does become a tropical storm, it will be known as Franklin . While the storm is not named yet, it is showing 35 miles per hour sustained winds, gusting to 45 miles per hour. An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft could be sent to investigation tomorrow, if necessary, it added.

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:39

Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade, yet. they do NOTHING for us with North Korea, just talk. "What the peninsula needs is immediately stamping out the fire, not adding kindling or, even worse, pouring oil on the flames", Xinhua said. "Under the strong Japan-U.S.

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:16

Beijing has continued to urge for talks regarding North Korea, whereas Washington and its allies have stressed on the need to increase sanctions, both unilaterally and through the UN. Acting Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Susan Thornton said that as many as 90 per cent of North Korea's economy is still flowing through China, so Beijing has more leverage on North Korea than any other country.

by | August 07, 2017 | 02:57

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has revoked the Permanent Residency of American citizen, Professor Huang Jing after identifying him as "an agent of influence of a foreign country" for knowingly interacting with intelligence organisations and agents of foreign country and cooperating with them to influence the Singapore Government's foreign policy and public opinion in Singapore .

by | August 07, 2017 | 03:00

The measures would be the seventh set of United Nations sanctions imposed on North Korea since it first carried out a nuclear test in 2006. In a resolution adopted unanimously, the 15-member body strongly condemned North Korea's ballistic missile launches on July 28, which the country stated were of "intercontinental" range.

by | August 07, 2017 | 02:34

He said the Islamic State has been driven out of 45 percent of Raqqa , the group's de facto Syrian capital since the launch of an offensive by US -backed local forces two months ago. "I'm always hesitant to give numbers like that because this is an inexact science, but we think there's about 2,000 fighters left in Raqqa - and they most likely will die in Raqqa", McGurk said.

by | August 07, 2017 | 02:22

The Latest on a tornado that struck Tulsa, Oklahoma. Missouri Department of Public Safety (TULSA, Okla.) - A series of powerful storms tore through Tulsa, Oklahoma, overnight, damaging businesses and leaving at least 26 people injured, according to a local hospital.

by | August 07, 2017 | 02:04

Wardens discovered an 18-year-old male onboard and a 16-year-old in the water a short distance away. The younger Scout was found unresponsive "in a boat nearby" the Catamaran and was given CPR by 'good Samaritans, ' a statement from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department reads.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:42

More than 1,662 civilians were killed in the half of the year, according to United Nations figures. At least 12 fighters and seven Afghan troops were killed in the fighting, he said. Afghans officials say the shootings took place after the militants seized control of the Mirzawalang area in the Sayad district on August 5 following two days of intense gunbattles with security forces.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:38

The fire comes after another skyscraper, the Torch Tower, one of the world's tallest residential buildings in Dubai, was also struck by a blaze on Friday. It was the second time in two years the more than 1,100-foot-tall (335 meters) tower has been ravaged by fire. In January, Dubai announced tougher rules to minimise fire risks after a series of tower blazes in the emirate mostly due to flammable material used in cladding, a covering or coating used on the side of the buildings.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:37

Tyler Jarrell died of blunt force trauma injuries after being tossed 50 feet (15 meters) into the air when the ride broke apart. A similar ride at the Orange County Fair in California was also shut down to undergo a re-inspection after the OH incident, ABC station KABC-TV in Los Angeles said.

by | August 07, 2017 | 01:23

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Sunday that the City of Chicago will file a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice over efforts to cut funding to sanctuary cities . Last week, Sessions decried sanctuary cities, saying they "make all of us less safe" and impede law enforcement by setting criminals free. Last month, a USA judge refused to revisit a court order that blocked Trump's executive order denying broader federal funds to such jurisdictions.

by | August 07, 2017 | 00:00

Trump appeared on Monday with Kelly in the Oval Office and in a Cabinet meeting where he predicted the new chief of staff would do a "spectacular job". General Kelly inherits the day-to-day running of a White House staff that - far from marching in lockstep - look like a regiment pinned down by heavy fire, getting conflicting orders from their commander and squabbling over the way forward.

by | August 06, 2017 | 23:50

The US, which has long maintained that China has not done enough to rein in North Korea , negotiated with China for a month on the new resolution before putting it to the Security Council. "We don't want to prejudge the result of that", said Wang. The framework will be the basis for negotiations of the actual code and discussions would be structured on the elements enumerated in the code.

by | August 06, 2017 | 23:41

One problem-if Scaramucci told Politico about the firing , then doesn't that make him the leaker? Trump, not Priebus, has been the primary cause of the administration's turmoil and aimless drift. Consider the qualifications of the man known as "The Mooch": Arrogant, wealthy Wall Street financier who made a career out of business failure. It's nice when bad things happen to bad people-especially when there are so many bad people in charge.

by | August 06, 2017 | 23:39

The miscreant arrested was identified as Abdullah Al Maun of Husanpur police station area of Mominsahi district of Bangladesh. ATS teams of Saharanpur, Muzaffarnagar, and the local police of Shamli are conducting searches after his arrest.

by | August 06, 2017 | 23:39

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday that the United States' special representative on Ukraine, Kurt Volker, would soon meet a senior aide to Russia's President Vladimir Putin . "The contacts between our representatives are also conducted in this area, including over the development of the agreement, reached by Russian Federation, the United States and Jordan on the creation of the southern de-escalation zone in Syria".