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by | August 27, 2017 | 04:49

Qatar's Foreign Ministry in a statement said that Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani spoke by phone to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. On Wednesday, the Central African nation of Chad announced it would close its embassy in Doha, accusing Qatar of trying to destabilize it from neighboring Libya.

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:29

Operations began at 1:03 p.m. with seven people pulled, and the remaining five were rescued at 2:06 p.m., the release states. - Four people were rescued aboard the vessel Signet Enterprise that was taking on water and airlifted to safety.

by | August 27, 2017 | 04:18

Kushner, Israeli-Palestinian peace point man Jason Greenblatt and Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday in Ramallah, during which Abbas praised Trump's efforts to explore the viability of a fresh peace push.

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:58

The move is the first public indication that Mueller's team is beginning to compel testimony from witnesses - and suggests that Manafort may be in serious legal peril. The head the pro-Russian party, former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, fled to Russia during a so-called "color" uprising in 2014. Manafort left the Trump campaign last August after scrutiny of the Modern Ukraine operation, which aimed at getting positive press for Ukrainian leaders in the US and undercut support for a ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:28

The launch comes just days after two dozen Australian troops touched down in South Korea for the annual war games. South Korea says North Korea has fired several unidentified projectiles to the sea in what appears to be the latest weapons tests for the country that has been rapidly expanding its nuclear weapons and missile program.

by | August 27, 2017 | 03:27

In the latest launch, the U.S. Pacific Command says two of the North's missiles failed in flight after an unspecified distance, and another appeared to have blown up immediately. "The situation could escalate at any moment". The test came just days after senior USA officials praised North Korea and leader Kim Jong Un for showing restraint in not firing any missiles since late July.

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:32

Heavy exchange of fire continued uptill this evening.There is no report of any causality or injury to the Indian side. "BSF retaliated strongly during cross-border firing and shot dead at least three Pakistan Rangers". "Alert BSF troops immediately spotted that the fire was coming from a Pakistan Rangers' tower on the International Border". Officials said such a hostile action between the two sides along the IB has been witnessed after a long time.

by | August 27, 2017 | 02:05

Trump even threatened a government shutdown in September if Republicans don't deliver him a spending bill that includes the money he wants to start building a wall on the U.S. We need to see more data, but the data we have is starting to paint a picture, and its that Trump could tear apart the GOP - and individual members - by pitting himself against them.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:36

President Trump is again taking aim at Republican leaders, with looming legislative fights on the debt ceiling and potential shutdown of the federal government, and blasting House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell - the target of a number of Trump's recent barbs - as having failed on key issues.

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:28

The individuals shooting at the SNA soldiers were al-Shabaab fighters; they were not farmers", the statement read. "We also understand that there are civilian casualties in which the Federal Government is investigating to find out the truth about this".

by | August 27, 2017 | 01:20

After the North fired four Scud missiles into the sea in March, the Korean People's Army announced that it was training for strikes on USA bases in Japan. Each year, North Korea is brandishing the threat of military retaliation. "Initial assessment indicates three short-range ballistic missile launches".

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:59

Police said they were unable to contact eight people, six of whom had been reported missing by relatives, despite intensified searches by teams including an army helicopter outfitted with thermal sensing technology as well as rescue dogs. Markus Walzer of Graubuenden police said the local alarm system was put in place after a similar mudslide in 2012. Officers sealed off air space for a three-mile radius to give priority access to rescuers who had suspended the search for the missing Swiss, ...

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:54

He was convicted of raping two women at an ashram of his sect in 2002. George reported from New Delhi. Congress president, Sonia Gandhi has expressed grave concern and shock at the unabated violence in Panchkula and other parts of Haryana .

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:35

During a campaign rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night, Trump leveled his latest threat about blocking new government funding if it doesn't include money to start building a new barrier along the Mexico border. That is largely unchanged from a poll conducted in February by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center that found Americans opposed the wall 62 percent to 35 percent.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:27

He said Pakistan had provided the U.S. authorities evidence of a nexus between Indian spy agency RAW and other terrorists operating from sanctuaries in Afghanistan against Pakistan . If they don't comply, will we pull out anyway? They are perfectly happy with the stalemate as it is. "We will not dictate to the Afghan people how to live or how to govern their complex society", the President said.

by | August 27, 2017 | 00:17

The joint chiefs said the missiles might have been part of a military training exercise. Tens of thousaands of US and South Korean troops have been taking part in Ulchi Freedom Guardian since Monday. But North Korea had refrained from missile launches and other provocative acts in recent weeks. He expressed hope for dialogue with Pyongyang. "And maybe - probably not, but maybe - something positive can come about".

by | August 26, 2017 | 22:45

The road was later reopened shortly before 1pm and traffic congestion in the area is clearing. Two men, the drivers of the two lorries, have been arrested. Tragically eight people lost their lives, with four further people seriously injured, and it is our duty to establish the circumstances of what happened.

by | August 26, 2017 | 22:35

Han Suk-hee, an associate professor of Chinese studies at Yonsei University's Graduate School of International Studies, made a similar comparison, recalling the 1980 television film "The Day After", which portrayed events before and after a nuclear attack.

by | August 26, 2017 | 22:31

Specifically, Ahmed cited the Humvee four-wheel-drive vehicles transferred by the US government which he says were recently used to facilitate extra-judicial executions by Egypt's military in the Sinai Peninsula. A United States official said earlier that Trump "remains optimistic that progress toward a deal can be achieved". Another obstacle in front of this administration's success is the lead mediator Mr Kushner himself.

by | August 26, 2017 | 21:43

Swansea handed a debut to £15million new boy Sam Clucas, while James McArthur came in to the Palace midfield with Ruben Loftus-Cheek nursing a groin injury. In a first half devoid of any excitement, the Swans took the lead just a minute before the break through Tammy Abraham after he held off Tomkins' replacement Martin Kelly with a low finish.

by | August 26, 2017 | 21:32

Multiple people are dead in an apparent double-murder suicide in a small, upscale community in Westchester County, officials said Friday. Authorities say longtime Pound Ridge resident Steven Dym murdered his wife Loretta and their 18-year-old daughter Caroline before taking his own life Friday.

by | August 26, 2017 | 18:45

On the other hand, Anand Kumar, Uttar Pradesh Additional director general of police Law and Order, said that the security at borders have been beefed up due to ongoing army and police joint operation in Panchkula . Security forces were faced with a tough situation as many Dera followers remained reluctant to move, saying they had come to the town on their own and would move only after having sect head's "darshan".

by | August 26, 2017 | 18:14

In its 10 p.m. ET update, the National Hurricane Center said the eye of the storm is nearly onshore, bring with it a unsafe and powerful eye wall. Parts of Texas are already seeing a storm surge 0.7m above normal. Some models are predicting that up to 35 inches may fall on the coast, causing devastating flooding. Strong winds batter a house on Padre Island before the approaching Hurricane Harvey in Corpus Christi, Texas on August 25, 2017 .

by | August 26, 2017 | 18:12

Kiii's weather team forecasts that because of the forecast track, the hurricane will move in such a way that the left side of the storm's eye wall could be directly over Corpus Christi as it passes us by, 20 miles or so to the east, on it's way to land fall.

by | August 26, 2017 | 17:26

In a warning shot against North Korea , the U.S. Treasury Department in June targeted a small Chinese bank, the Bank of Dandong, accusing it of laundering money for Pyongyang. The department also sanctioned two Chinese individuals said to have established front companies to ease financial transactions for North Korea , and a Chinese shipping company accused of helping smuggle banned luxury goods into the country.

by | August 26, 2017 | 17:25

Girardi put most of the blame on the umpiring crew for not warning both teams after Michael Fulmer hit Gary Sanchez with a pitch in the fifth inning - "if that's not intentional, I don't know what is". Sanchez had slugged his fourth home run in the series in the fourth inning. The conversation quickly escalated as Romine removed his mask and Cabrera got in a shove.

by | August 26, 2017 | 17:17

The Yankees hoped to be able to stagger the suspensions so they didn't lose both catchers at the same time. They don't have a healthy third catcher on the 40-man roster. Sanchez soon arrived from the Yankees bench and clearly landed a body blow to Detroit's Cabrera and appears to land another later during the brawl, while Romine also landed a few of his own.

by | August 26, 2017 | 16:35

Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday evening off the coast of Yemen , the Pentagon said. Washington Post quoted U.S. Central Command statement. U.S. special forces backed with Emirati troops launched a raid in Yemen in January under President Donald Trump that killed a U.S. Navy SEAL and 30 other people, including women, children and an estimated 14 militants.

by | August 26, 2017 | 15:23

Over 7 lakh people have been displaced due to the floods. Terming PM's visit as a drama, Yadav asked the Prime Minister Narendra Modi as to where he was when almost 400 people died and lakhs of people were forced to flee their homes. The death toll has mounted to 415, with 21 districts being affected by the deluge. Modi also directed insurance companies to send their supervisors to the affected areas for assessment of the crop insurance claims of flood-hit farmers.

by | August 26, 2017 | 14:43

What do these departures say about President Donald Trump's judgment, wisdom, knowledge and intelligence? Questions arose regarding how President Trump planned on funding the wall, to which the response was that the President has never said that Mexico "won't" be paying for the wall.

by | August 26, 2017 | 14:39

The Border Patrol was notified soon after. "Border Patrol resources, including personnel and transportation, will be deployed on an as needed basis to augment the efforts and capabilities of local-response authorities", the agency said in a statement sent to the publication.

by | August 26, 2017 | 13:41

In a statement Ann Holland , executive councillor for culture at Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, said the cost of repairing the coffin would be "negligible". The museum is based in a medieval priory founded by the Cluniac order of monks in the 13th century. Although already in three pieces, the sandstone casket has been on display since the 1920s "and nothing like this has ever happened before", she told the BBC .

by | August 26, 2017 | 13:39

Pakistan allocates seats in its 342-member lower house of parliament according to the population in the country's four provinces, tribal areas and elsewhere. ICT: The total population of Islamabad stood at 2m - 0.95m female and 1.055m male. PBS said that this data is shared as provisional summary and complete details of the census will be shared with public at a later stage.

by | August 26, 2017 | 13:28

The source spoke on condition of anonymity because he was unauthorized to speak to media. Although no group has claimed responsibility so far, local officials suspect the Islamic State (Isis) is behind the attack. Haftar refuses to the accept the GNA administration and rather backs a rival group. Notably, the Libyan National Army seized in June al-Jufra, including a key military air base, from the Benghazi Defense Brigades, a coalition that includes Islamists driven out of Libya's second ...

by | August 26, 2017 | 13:28

Joining them on Celtic's ever growing injury list is Koassi Eboue and Moussa Dembele, the latter of which is said to be close to returning to training. "It's a very exciting draw and I'm quite happy because, coming from Paris , I wanted to play against PSG". "You're in the biggest tournament there is so to go out there and play against the best is what you want to do".