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by | January 12, 2018 | 15:48

Mr Hoekstra is a former Republican congressman from MI who was born in the Netherlands. He did not answer and another journalist said: "This is the Netherlands, you have to answer questions". A visibly backing off Hoekstra, responded with: "I issued a statement, I expressed my regrets, and my apology for the comments that I made, and I'm not revisiting the issue".

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:47

Several officers returned fire, striking and killing Bennett, police said. The suspect's gunfire hit one officer in the leg. Bennett and White had an infant daughter together, and Bennett took the child with him after the shooting, police said.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:45

Zainab Ansari was caught on CCTV being led away by a mystery man and was later found raped and strangled on a rubbish pile about a mile from her home. The girl, who was living with her maternal aunt, had gone to attend Quran class in the neighbourhood on January 4 when she was allegedly abducted. 'Police are not cooperating with us, ' Ghulam Rasool, an uncle of Zainab, said on Thursday.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:42

Fifty firefighters are tackling the blaze, which broke out in the main concourse of the station. Bryn Coleman, head of prevention at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue, told BBC Breakfast that crews arrived at 6.30am to a "significant fire in the new section of Nottingham train station".

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:29

Neal Katyal, a lead lawyer challenging Trump's attempts to impose a travel ban on mostly Muslim nations, has argued the travel ban reveals a discriminatory intent on the President's part, and responded to news of Trump's comment in light of the ongoing legal battle.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:14

Her moving speech brought the crowd to their feet and tears to their eyes as she delved into the story of Recy Taylor, an African-American woman who was kidnapped and gang-raped by a group of white men on her way home from church in 1944.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:12

Bajwa says he told Vogel that Pakistan wouldn't request the US resume military aid suspended earlier this month following President Donald Trump's harsh New Year's Day tweet in which he said Washington had "foolishly" given Pakistan $33 billion in aid in the last 15 years and in return received "deceit and lies".

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:14

Four Indian Supreme Court judges took the unprecedented step of publicly criticising the chief justice today. Justice Lokur is said to have written the letter after obtaining the consent of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and Joseph, both members of the collegium.

by | January 12, 2018 | 15:09

She explained, "What naturalisation does is provide the asylum seeker another layer of protection". The WikiLeaks founder, who maintains his innocence, said he feared that Swedish authorities would extradite him to the United States where he is wanted for disclosing thousands of classified military and diplomatic documents.

by | January 12, 2018 | 14:03

President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, in Washington. US President Donald Trump says that if a better deal could be reached on the Paris climate change accord, Washington might be persuaded to rejoin the agreement.

by | January 12, 2018 | 14:00

The poll says that 51 percent of Americans answered that Democrats should not impeach the president if they regain the House in the midterm elections in 2018. Results from the poll also revealed that 37 per cent of voters feel Trump's policies were helping the economy, compared to the 29 per cent that said his policies were hurting the economy.

by | January 12, 2018 | 13:56

Jessica's parents, Lars , 69, and Vivian , 60, were killed instantly in the crash. Annabelle died in hospital three days later, and Jessica had remained in a coma following several surgeries. Lars and Vivian Falkholt, Annabelle Falkholt and Jessica Falkholt . Their lives on this earth ending on a highway makes absolutely no sense, ' he said.

by | January 12, 2018 | 13:53

Clinton is also a frequent topic of Trump's tweets . On Thursday, CNN made a decision to remind Conway of just a few of the times that President Donald Trump has mentioned Clinton in recent months by putting together a compilation video.

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:30

Demonstrations broke out in the North African country Sunday spreading since then to more than 20 towns as people protest against new tax and price increases imposed by the government on January 1 to reduce a ballooning deficit and satisfy foreign lenders.

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:27

Most of those who don't work cite illness, disability or family obligations as the reason. A study in December in JAMA Internal Medicine found that about half of the Medicaid recipients in MI were already working. "This new attack on Medicaid has nothing to do with program integrity, and everything to do with the recently revealed step-by-step Trump administration plot to wage war on our health care".

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:29

More than a week of unrest has seen 22 people die and more than 1,000 arrested, according to Iranian officials, in the biggest anti-government protests for almost a decade. As well as Washington and London, Khamenei blamed the violence on Israel, exiled dissident group People's Mujahedin of Iran and "a wealthy government" in the Gulf, a probable reference to Iran's regional rival, Saudi Arabia.

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:27

Taxpayers should start seeing the effects of tax changes in their take-home pay as soon as February 1 and no later than February 15, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. Many Americans will likely see changes and adjustments this year in their tax payments as the law goes into effect. For example, there is a new $10,000 limit on the amount of state and local taxes a household can deduct from federal income.

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:24

The comments to The Journal echoed remarks Trump made to reporters over the weekend at Camp David, in which the president said that dialogue with Pyongyang was not impossible. He said North Korea was not bluffing and actively preparing for war. Kim has responded by calling the USA president a "mentally deranged United States dotard ".

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:24

The vote came hours after the House voted 256 to 164 to approve the legislation and is a sign that lawmakers intend to move swiftly to pass the measure before the program's statutory authority expires January 19. More than an hour later, he reversed himself, saying "today's vote is about foreign surveillance of foreign bad guys on foreign land". "We must ensure that our intelligence agencies have the tools they need to keep us safe while making sure individual liberty and privacy rights ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:22

Although the Rohingya consider themselves an ethnic minority of Myanmar, numerous Buddhist majority consider them illegal foreigners from Bangladesh. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono asked Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday to ensure the "safe and voluntary repatriation and resettlement" of members of the Rohingya ethnic group who have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar's strife-torn Rakhine state.

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:18

Under the nuclear deal , Iran is obliged to limit its nuclear program in exchange for termination of nuclear-related sanctions. Under the deal, Iran would need roughly a year, instead of less than two months, to produce enough fissile material for a nuclear weapon, giving the worldwide community enough time to detect any major clandestine nuclear effort, said the report , which is co-authored by the Carnegie Endowment for global Peace and Center for a New American Security.

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:20

Fire spokesman MIke Eliason said the girl had been trapped for hours. Up to 500 emergency responders and law enforcement officials are now searching the area for survivors using thermal imaging equipment, helicopters and sniffer dogs. The damage was spread over 30-square-miles, according to the Associated Press. Then, this week, it started to rain. The mudslides are the result of a powerful rainstorm that hit state's southern region on Monday, sending mud and left-over debris down the ...

by | January 12, 2018 | 12:20

But Trump gave a different reason, blaming former President Obama . He said it was a "bad deal" that the old building was sold for "peanuts" and moved to an "off location" - but where is the new embassy and who will run it as ambassador? President Trump says he's called off his trip to London , which was expected early this year.

by | January 12, 2018 | 09:22

After more than 90 minutes passed, Trump posted a second tweet voicing support for reauthorizing FISA's Section 702, which allows the U.S.to monitor communications from foreign targets. The White House has been quick to dismiss allegations about the POTUS' mental suitability for the presidency, calling them "disgraceful". "We don't see any contradiction or confusion in that".

by | January 11, 2018 | 17:24

Her body was found in a garbage pile near the Kashmir Chowk after four days, Geo News reported. Zainab's parents, who were away on a pilgrimage at the time she went missing, blamed the police for their slow response. It is the 12th such incident of the same nature in Kasur, in which minor girls were molested and murdered after abduction. Slogans against Punjab government and police were raised.

by | January 11, 2018 | 15:35

Senior officials told AFP they "expect" Trump to extend waivers on sanctions against Iran on Friday to keep the United States in line with the 2015 deal, which the president has repeatedly lambasted. The EU and other world powers have repeatedly warned it would be a mistake to abandon the deal, thrashed out with Iran over 12 years by the US, Britain, France, China, Germany and Russian Federation.

by | January 11, 2018 | 15:27

North Korean IOC member Chang Ung spent four hours at the IOC building on Wednesday, Reuters witnesses said. "I would like to hold this meeting with tenacity and perseverance", he said. This will be Pence's second trip to South Korea and Japan since becoming vice president one year ago. Leaders in Seoul and Pyongyang are able to monitor the negotiations through a closed circuit television connection.

by | January 11, 2018 | 15:21

The Australian lives in a small office in the Ecuadorian embassy after Quito gave him asylum in 2012 when Sweden was investigating him for sex crimes. Assange rose to worldwide attention in 2010 after WikiLeaks published leaked military information provided by former United States Army soldier Chelsea Manning, which prompted the U.S.

by | January 11, 2018 | 12:21

According to published recollections from fans in attendance, the singer began performing his customary opening number, "Whiskey River", but was coughing and appeared to be having hard breathing. The good news is we already refunded your money including fees (except UPS if applicable). In August he stopped a show in Salt Lake City after suffering respiratory issues that resulted in a brief hospitalization.

by | January 11, 2018 | 12:14

The company said the current Scripps Knoxville campus will soon house the company's newly established National Operations Headquarters alongside the major Scripps brands, digital teams and corporate functions now working there. Representatives for Discovery have not yet replied to requests for comment from Washingtonian . About 1,300 Discovery employees are based in the Silver Spring area, and 1,000 are based at Scripps' Knoxville headquarters.

by | January 11, 2018 | 12:10

The term "road sweat" has been tossed around when this type of weather occurs. As the low passes by, the cold front will finally be dragged through the area and then slide offshore, allowing much colder air to return for the second half of the weekend and early next week.

by | January 11, 2018 | 10:00

Wow: Openly racist GOP lawmaker in Kansas explains that black people can't handle marijuana because of their "character" and their "genetics". "And so basically what we're trying to do is we're trying to do a complete reverse with people not remembering what has happened in the past".

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:50

The statement was issued after Libyan Coast Guard reports of 90-100 migrants that have gone missing. Libyan Navy rescued more than 400 illegal immigrants during the past three days off the coast of Garrabulli, some 60 km east of the capital Tripoli .

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:47

In the ranking - which tabulates the number of countries a passport enjoys visa-free access to - Singapore passport holders enjoy visa-free access to 176 countries, up from 173 previous year, when it tied with seven other countries such as Austria, Norway and the United Kingdom.

by | January 11, 2018 | 09:42

New Delhi , Jan 9 The Congress today contested Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim of a "record" foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country last year, saying it was far from the truth and that the FDI has been the lowest in 13 years in 2017.