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by | October 07, 2018 | 22:13

The quake was 7.3 miles below the surface. Among the other structures damaged was the Saint-Michel church in Plaisance. President Jovenel Moise called on Haitians in a Twitter post to "remain calm" amid reports of panic in several places in the north.

by | October 07, 2018 | 21:54

Meng's wife told reporters in the French city of Lyon on Sunday she hasn't heard from her husband since September 25. Before taking over as Interpol's chief in 2016, he served as Vice Minister of Public Security in China and is the first Chinese official to head Interpol.

by | October 07, 2018 | 20:18

The Seoul Central District Court sentenced Lee, who served as the country's head of state for five years from early 2008 to 2013, to 15 years in prison, with a fine of 13 billion won (11.5 million USA dollars). "Such actions from the president, the head of state and the leader of the executive branch, can be severely condemned as it does not stop at violating the fairness and integrity of the presidential office but undermines trust in the entire public office", judge Chung Kye-sun said .

by | October 07, 2018 | 19:55

Ford". Kavanaugh is the second Supreme Court nominee of President Trump to be confirmed by the Senate . Trump, seeking a legacy as the president who put a strongly conservative stamp on the court, said on Saturday before the vote that Kavanaugh would do "great, great" job there.

by | October 07, 2018 | 19:11

The prime minister and his guest discussed increasing cooperation between their countries and called on Germany to support recognition of the Palestinian state and full economic cooperation with the European Union. She added that Germany wants zero Iranian presence in Syria and viewed Iran as a threat to Israel and a threat to Lebanon. In Jerusalem , in addition to her meeting with Netanyahu, the German leader will visit the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial for the third time and receive her ...

by | October 07, 2018 | 12:52

St John Ambulance operations manager Craig Garraway said they co-ordinated with the Groote Eylandt Health Clinic and police who responded. "A trawler off Groote Eylandt had reported that one of their male crewmen had been bitten by a sea snake ", Mr Garraway said.

by | October 07, 2018 | 11:29

Kavanaugh told the investigators that Roche had a bitter dispute with their third roommate, Dave White, which he said he himself had tried to stay out of. "I knew that he knew that he wasn't telling the truth". One of the most important former classmates of Kavanaugh is Kenneth Appold who is now a professor at Princeton's Theological Seminary.

by | October 07, 2018 | 09:46

The Washington Post , for which Khashoggi wrote, cited unnamed sources to report that Turkish investigators believed a 15-member team "came from Saudi Arabia " to kill the man. Relations were already strained after Turkey sent troops to the Gulf state of Qatar past year in a show of support after its Gulf neighbours, including Saudi Arabia, imposed an embargo on Doha.

by | October 07, 2018 | 08:20

He spoke as numerous city and region's residents scrambled to get food, water and other supplies — with many resorting to taking things from shops and markets. Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says 265 people are reportedly missing, though more may be buried under deep mud and the rubble of homes and buildings that have collapsed.

by | October 07, 2018 | 07:55

Like so many Americans, I am deeply disappointed in Senator Collins' vote for Kavanaugh. Donald Trump's court pick generated a controversy that captured the nation's attention in a way that few political issues do. Accusations against Kavanaugh energized the #MeToo social media movement that emerged after high-profile accusations of sexual assault and harassment by men in politics, the media and the entertainment industry.

by | October 07, 2018 | 05:38

As swing-vote senators processed the FBI's findings, Kavanaugh was forced to fend off another criticism of his nomination: his temperament. Kavanaugh's path to the court seemed unfettered until mid-September, when Ford accused him of drunkenly sexually assaulting her in a locked bedroom at a 1982 high school gathering.

by | October 07, 2018 | 05:11

A day after it was reported that a prominent critic of the Saudi regime, Jamal Khashoggi "never left the Saudi consulate" and was feared to have been "taken", Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul insisted Thursday that Jamal had left their premises before disappearing, Al-Jazeera reported.

by | October 07, 2018 | 03:06

Judge Brett Kavanaugh , 53, has officially become a justice of the Supreme Court as of Oct 6. claiming a 50-48 victory. Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the US Supreme Court appeared all but assured Friday after two key lawmakers who had wavered on his controversial nomination signaled their support.

by | October 06, 2018 | 22:45

A member of EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier's team told a briefing with national diplomats in Brussels late on Thursday that a divorce pact with Britain was "very close", according to two sources present. People are anxious about their future, their future prosperity, their jobs, the economy. He is due to meet senior figures from the Democratic Unionist Party on Tuesday.

by | October 06, 2018 | 22:36

China remained silent Saturday over the disappearance of the head of Interpol, deepening the mystery over the worldwide police chief's fate after reports said he was detained for questioning on arrival in his homeland. The term is usually used to describe investigators from the ruling Communist Party. Interpol asked China to clarify the status of the law enforcement group's president, amid press reports that he's been arrested in his home country.

by | October 06, 2018 | 22:25

The White House ordered a supplemental Federal Bureau of Investigation background check after a handful of Republicans threatened to withhold their support from Kavanaugh, and senators began reviewing the confidential report on Thursday.

by | October 06, 2018 | 22:17

He's seen as the helper who devoted his life to defending victims, and she as the witness who speaks bravely about the horrific abuses against her and others. "I heard people start to cry", he said. "The world can today draw a red line and say in armed conflicts women should never be used as a battleground and if anyone breaks that rule they should be isolated from society".

by | October 06, 2018 | 20:51

Daines, who has said he will vote "yes" to confirm Kavanaugh, was preparing to hop on a plane - offered by longtime family friend and colleague Rep. Daines was one of the "yea" votes to end debate on the nominee. Among current justices, the confirmation of Clarence Thomas in 1991 was the closest , with a vote of 52-48.

by | October 06, 2018 | 20:10

Both of Jason Van Dyke's daughters were threatened Thursday, prompting the officer to leave the courthouse. It would appear that Van Dyke's sentencing is a change in the narrative, that hopefully leads to more accountability in the nation's police departments.

by | October 06, 2018 | 15:41

The bureau was also investigating Sharif in the Saaf Pani case, Paragon Housing Society scandal and Punjab Power Company corruption cases. The inquiry conducted so far reveals sufficient evidence to prove the involvement of Shehbaz Sharif "in the commission of offences as defined under section 9 (a) and Schedule of the National Accountability Bureau 1999".

by | October 06, 2018 | 11:28

India , meanwhile, is keen to deepen ties with the United States but not at the cost of severing a long-standing defense relationship with Russian Federation. Both the leaders are likely to sign about 20 pacts in areas ranging from defence, nuclear energy, space and economy, including the S-400 air defence systems deal on Friday.

by | October 06, 2018 | 10:29

The Senate advanced Kavanaugh's nomination, 51 to 49, Friday. Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. But he said he remains the same "hardworking, even-keeled" person he has always been. Republican Senator Susan Collins and Democratic Joe Manchin were Friday the 50th and 51st senators to pledge their support to Kavanaugh in the 100-member Senate.

by | October 06, 2018 | 09:40

The post also plugged a website to "cancel Kavanaugh ". She was the deep-red state's first female senator, she's up for re-election in November, she's behind in the polls, and she knows voting against Kavanaugh will hurt her even worse. Both parties are hoping the bitter struggle will energize their most loyal voters to stream to the polls in less than five weeks, when GOP control of the House and perhaps the Senate is in play.

by | October 06, 2018 | 07:16

Slater based his estimate on the fact that NY charged a 21% tax on large gifts and estates when developer Fred Trump bequeathed his business to his children. While The Times had access to more than 100,000 pages of documents, including Fred Trump's tax returns, the state Tax Department would be able to review records and returns that Times reporters likely weren't privy to, said Danshera Cords, a tax-law professor at Albany Law School.

by | October 06, 2018 | 07:12

It was in the shredder. However, to their shock, their 2-year-old son, Leo, managed to get his hands on the envelope that contained the cash - and put it through a shredder. The Bureau of Engraving and Printing offers a solution in the event that a toddler destroys hundreds of dollars by accident. The United States Department of Treasury has an office that handles mutilated currency redemption and the Belnaps have already contacted it.

by | October 06, 2018 | 06:29

On the other hand, the 63-year-old Mukwege has been helping the women to come over the violence and trauma of sexual abuse in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Nadia Murad is a member of the Yazidi minority in northern Iraq, where she lived with her family in the remote village of Kocho. "As a survivor, I am grateful for this opportunity to draw worldwide attention to the plight of the Yazidi people who have suffered unimaginable crimes since the genocide" by IS, she said.

by | October 06, 2018 | 01:05

Murkowski voted no on the procedural vote; Flake, Collins and Manchin voted yes. Now, based on the credible allegations he faces and his recent testimony, it's become clear that he does not possess the integrity or character to be appointed to a lifetime position as a Justice on our highest court.

by | October 05, 2018 | 23:15

Donald Trump has tweeted a freakish attack on anti-Brett Kavanaugh protesters, insisting their banners are 'not signs made in the basement from love'. That investigation has now been concluded, with a vote on whether or not to confirm Kavanaugh set to take place before the end of the weekend. Flake in an elevator last week - claiming they are being paid to "make Senators look bad".

by | October 05, 2018 | 23:13

But the accusations deepen Moscow's isolation at a time when its diplomatic ties with the West have been downgraded over the poisoning of an ex-spy and while it is under USA and European Union sanctions over actions in Ukraine . The indictment was announced on the same day that the Dutch government said it had blocked a cyberattack by Russian intelligence agents in April targeting the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) headquarters in The Hague.

by | October 05, 2018 | 20:20

The department said Pompeo, after wrapping up his North Korea visit, will come to Seoul, also on Sunday, and brief President Moon Jae-in and Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha about his talks in Pyongyang. North Korea, which prohibits access to the world wide web for virtually all its people, has previously denied involvement in cyberattacks, and attribution for such attacks is rarely made with absolute certainty.

by | October 05, 2018 | 19:01

The Russians set up a auto full of electronic equipment in the vehicle park of a hotel next to the Organisation for the Prohibition for Chemical Weapons in The Hague in a bid to hack into its computer system, it said . British government sources said they had has assessed with "high confidence" that the GRU was "almost certainly" behind the Democratic Party hack that some Hillary Clinton supporters claimed helped tip the USA election in Donald Trump's favour, as well as the WADA attack ...

by | October 05, 2018 | 18:54

Republicans have a slim 51-49 hold on the Senate. All eyes remain on three Republican senators who have yet to announce how'll they vote: Sens. Susan Collins of ME - one of four senators who has not yet said whether they will vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court - is expected to announce her decision on the nomination at 3 p.m.

by | October 05, 2018 | 17:40

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said scrapping the tax was "a bit of common sense". Treasurers from Australia's states and territories unanimously agreed to support the government's proposal to remove the current 10 per cent tax on the products, ending an 18-year campaign to get the exemption.

by | October 05, 2018 | 16:10

The 64-year-old official, who is also a vice-minister at China's Ministry of Public Security, was "taken away" for questioning by discipline authorities "as soon as he landed in China" last week, the person said. At the time, human rights organizations such as Amnesty International expressed concerns that Beijing could use Interpol to arrest dissidents and refugees overseas.

by | October 05, 2018 | 15:24

He will hold rallies in Topeka, Kansas Saturday and in Council Bluffs, Iowa and Erie, Pennsylvania next week. "Look at the polls over the last three or four days", the president said . "We love it", Trump tells the crowd. He narrowly lost Minnesota in 2016, but Minnesota is a big battleground for the 2018 midterms. Trump landed in Minneapolis in the afternoon and headed to a fundraiser.