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by | September 23, 2018 | 14:45

At least eight of the dead served in the Revolutionary Guard, an elite paramilitary unit that answers only to Iran's supreme leader, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency. Protests against the government and its handling of the economy that erupted across many provinces late previous year also took place in some cities in Khuzestan, which reported some of the most violent protests.

by | September 23, 2018 | 11:27

On Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin reacted, terming the attack a breach of Syrian sovereignty . However, the IDF made a rare immediate admission of responsibility on Tuesday, after the Russian Defense Ministry identified Israeli F-16 jets as taking part in the attack, and said the Il-20 aerial observation platform vanished from radars during the strike.

by | September 23, 2018 | 08:35

According to court documents posted on Twitter by the leader of the National Front party, the psychological tests are to be carried out "as soon as possible" to establish whether she "is capable of understanding remarks and answering questions".

by | September 23, 2018 | 07:38

The Chinese replied hard and fast, announcing on Tuesday a new tariff on all the rest of America's exports to China, worth some $60 billion. 1, 2019, the new tariffs will increase to 25 percent. He affirmed promises to treat companies equally - a condition to which China committed when it joined the WTO in 2001 but that foreign business groups and governments say it regularly violates.

by | September 22, 2018 | 21:54

In its defence, Reliance Entertainment had said that there is nothing to hide. In his tweets, Rahul Gandhi had alleged that Modi and Anil Ambani jointly carried out a "surgical strike" on the defence forces. Even while the government maintained a stoic silence over the fresh twist to the raging controversy involving the decision to purchase 26 Rafale fighter jets , the spokesperson of the Ministry of Defence put out a brief note on its official Twitter handle.

by | September 22, 2018 | 20:30

And she will not accept an EU proposal that would keep British-ruled Northern Ireland in a customs union with the bloc if there is no other plan in place to prevent a hard border across the island of Ireland . EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said the two sides were "moving closer" but were like "hedgehogs who love each other". She may talk to other leaders in the margins of the summit in an effort to win backing for a plan which has met fierce resistance from within the ranks ...

by | September 22, 2018 | 18:41

The authorities deny any mistreatment. The government denies that he was mistreated. The Kyadondo East legislator was picked shortly upon disembarking from the KQ plane and security forces have whisked him away to an unknown location, reports George Okello.

by | September 22, 2018 | 16:30

While some on the right were quick to call for Rosenstein's pink slip, Levin says to not take the bait. Below are four big questions that should be answered in the days, weeks and months ahead. That's all speculation - based on little besides suspicion and partisanship. That memo was used by the White House as a central justification for Comey's firing, but many law enforcement officials suspected that was a pretext, and that Rosenstein had been manipulated into providing cover for possible ...

by | September 22, 2018 | 14:00

Mr Trump has repeatedly asserted that Mr Sessions, a former U.S. senator from Alabama, did not need to step away from the Russia probe, a move the president believes in part led to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating contacts between Trump campaign officials and Russians.

by | September 22, 2018 | 13:15

The state-run IRNA news agency reported that the wounded included a woman and a child but did not elaborate. A report on Saturday described the assailants as "Takifiri gunmen", a term used previously to describe the Islamic State group.

by | September 22, 2018 | 11:00

Striking Puerto Rico's already tenuous infrastructure and power grid with 155 mile-per-hour winds for days on end, Hurricane Maria caused an estimated $95 billion dollars in damage to the small island, leaving thousands of people without working electricity for up to eight months.

by | September 22, 2018 | 10:43

Because his United States passport was later annulled, the agency's statement said, he "no longer has the legal status to stay in Taiwan". In his August ruling , Judge Robert S. Police issued a warrant for his arrest following a sexual assault charge with a child , a second-degree felony that Officer said could put him behind bars for up to 20 years.

by | September 22, 2018 | 10:31

A Catholic bishop accused of repeatedly raping a nun has been arrested in the southern Indian state of Kerala. "With reasonable suspicion, the investigating officer has been convinced about the charges framed against the bishop". He is the bishop of the northern Indian city of Jalandhar. The nun had claimed that most of the times it was unnatural sex. Kerala had witnessed a huge public outcry and an unprecedented public protest by five fellow nuns of the victim seeking the bishop's arrest.

by | September 22, 2018 | 08:29

Christine Blasey (BLAH'-zee) Ford may testify against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after all. The confirmation fight comes just weeks before November 6 congressional elections in which Democrats are seeking to win control of Congress from the Republicans.

by | September 22, 2018 | 04:38

There are two other debates - September 30 at the University of Houston and October 16 in San Antonio . Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.); O'Rourke did what he could to distance himself from modern Democrats. A truck sporting a billboard plastered with a negative tweet from Trump about Cruz during the presidential campaign was parked outside the debate hall hours before the two men were set to face off.

by | September 22, 2018 | 02:48

Through her lawyers, Ford said she wouldn't speak to the committee until the FBI investigates the incident, which allegedly occurred while Ford and Kavanaugh were in high school. "So we'll let it play out, and I think everything's going to be just fine". As CBS late-night star Stephen Colbert noted last night, that demand furthered the U.S.

by | September 22, 2018 | 00:06

It was a picture-perfect night to be outdoors, with temperatures in the 70s and clear skies. Horrifically, a bleeding Martinez ran to a nearby business after being stabbed but was unable to be saved. While Crawford has a criminal record, police say there is no indication of violence in his past at this time. K-2, also known as "spice", is a synthetic marijuana that is banned in the U.S.

by | September 21, 2018 | 23:43

Ted Cruz is casting the race for a U.S. Senate race in stark terms over one of Texas' most sacred foods: barbecue. O'Rourke was in striking distance of Cruz in earlier polls, but a Quinnipiac poll released on Monday showed Cruz with a nine-point lead over the Democratic challenger.

by | September 21, 2018 | 22:59

In a big development, the meet scheduled to take place between India and Pakistan in NY on the sidelines of the upcoming United Nations General Assembly has been cancelled, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday.

by | September 21, 2018 | 22:13

Quang died in a military hospital in Hanoi on Friday from a "serious illness despite efforts by domestic and global doctors and professors", Vietnam Television reported. The role of the president is mostly ceremonial. At an APEC meeting in Danang in November previous year, he hosted a group of world leaders, including US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping.

by | September 21, 2018 | 21:29

Blasey Ford's lawyers have told the committee she can not appear at its hearing scheduled for Monday, calling the date Republicans set "arbitrary", according to The Washington Post and The New York Times . Meanwhile, here's the latest on the negotiations and Democrat participation. Ford spoke to no one of her experience until 2012 when she and her husband discussed it in therapy.

by | September 21, 2018 | 19:56

The town of Aberdeen is located around 30 miles northeast of Baltimore. Maryland's Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted Thursday morning that law enforcement was on the scene. "I am outside and safe". One law enforcement official stated that she had served as a security guard. He said the assailant was apparently armed with a single handgun "and no shots (were) fired by any officers responding to the scene" - most likely indicating that the shooter's injuries were self-inflicted.

by | September 21, 2018 | 19:29

Christine Blasey Ford would be prepared to testify next week". "We believe that Chrissy has acted bravely by voicing her experience from the past, and we know how hard this is for her. Grassley, a Republican, sent a letter on Wednesday to Ford's lawyers giving her until 10 a.m. (1400 GMT) on Friday to submit prepared testimony if she meant to show up on Monday.

by | September 21, 2018 | 18:57

On Thursday, the State Department announced that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had imposed sanctions "on the Chinese entity Equipment Development Department and its director, Li Shangfu" for "engaging in significant transactions" with people on the department's List of Specified Persons.

by | September 21, 2018 | 18:12

President Trump issued his most forceful defense yet of his embattled Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday . "I don't think the Federal Bureau of Investigation should be involved because they don't want to be involved", Trump told reporters at the White House.

by | September 21, 2018 | 16:29

May's former Brexit minister David Davis has said up to 40 lawmakers from the Conservative Party will vote against her Brexit plans. European Council President Donald Tusk ripped up Mrs May's blueprint for Brexit on Thursday, saying it risked the integrity of the EU single market and the Northern Ireland border.

by | September 21, 2018 | 15:56

Police said it was not immediately clear why she attacked the children and adults. Antonetti, the police spokesman, said there were five or six other children at the overnight day-care center who were not injured in the attack. A 52-year-old woman who was employed at the day care in Flushing, Queens stabbed three children around 3:45 a.m., a spokesperson for the New York City police said.

by | September 21, 2018 | 12:30

TEMESA in the statement urged Tanzanians to stay calm and be patient as rescue mission continues. However, reports from a local FM station in Mwanza indicated that the ferry had more than 400 people on board at the time of the incident and that majority may have drowned.

by | September 21, 2018 | 12:12

Ford's desire for an investigation of her allegations". The chairman of the Judiciary Committee, Sen. It was not immediately clear how Republicans would respond to Ford's request to testify later in the week. Lisa Banks, one of Ford's lawyers, said in a statement to CNN on Wednesday that Ford and her family had received threats, which forced them to leave their home.

by | September 21, 2018 | 10:48

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday he was evaluating whether or not he would attend this week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in NY, citing concerns about his safety. The New York Times reported on September 8 that U.S. officials had met with rebellious Venezuelan military officers, leading Maduro to accuse U.S.

by | September 21, 2018 | 04:26

In January 2006, 21-year-old Sarah Whiley was mauled by a trio of bull sharks, who attacked her in waist-deep water at Amity Point, north Stadbroke Island. She would likely have bled to death from a severe wound to her left thigh without the quick-thinking actions of people in nearby boats. A girl was attacked by a shark at the same Great Barrier Reef island in Australia on Thursday as a woman who was mauled a day earlier .

by | September 21, 2018 | 04:28

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, first lady Kim Jung-sook, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol-ju attend a luncheon at Samjiyon Guesthouse in Ryanggang province, North Korea. Is North Korea's timeline denuclearise for real? Mr Pompeo cited North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's decision to "complete the previously announced dismantlement of the Tongchang-ri site in the presence of U.S.

by | September 21, 2018 | 04:21

Ford says she doesn't want to publicly testify until the Federal Bureau of Investigation adds to Kavanaugh's background check by investigating her allegation. If Ford opts not to testify, Kavanaugh's chances for confirmation in the Republican-led Senate could be boosted, with senators in Trump's party so far remaining largely supportive.

by | September 20, 2018 | 23:10

Image made from video provided by Korea Broadcasting System (KBS), S. Korean President Moon Jae-in (L), and N. Korean leader Kim Jong Un pose after signing documents in Pyongyang, North Korea , Sept. It also was unclear what "corresponding steps" North Korea wants from the USA to dismantle its nuclear site. But more eye-catching to Washington was his promise to dismantle a missile engine-test facility and a missile launchpad in northwest North Korea that have been essential to the ...

by | September 20, 2018 | 17:42

The Orange County district attorney on Tuesday announced charges against Dr. Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley and said investigators believe there may be many more victims. She screamed for help, prompting neighbors to call police. Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley's mug shots. "[Victims] may feel there's no crime to report because they normally drank alcohol or consumed substances with the defendants", Rackauckas said.