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by | October 23, 2018 | 17:43

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Australian tour has now taken them to the paradise island of Fiji off the coast of Oz. But in recent months, the 37-year-old has stayed close to the royal rule book-until last Thursday. He went barefoot in the sacred waters of Lake McKenzie and was briefed by Butchulla elders about the ancestral significance of various sites across the island, known as K'gari.

by | October 23, 2018 | 16:30

Embassy's website. As for USA claims about Russia's alleged violations of the treaty being the reason for the withdrawal, recent United States behavior with other global agreements shows otherwise, and that the U.S. "And we're not going to let them violate a nuclear agreement and go out and do weapons [while] we're not allowed to". However, the fate of the latter is also uncertain, with US National Security Advisor John Bolton saying on Monday that Washington has yet to finalize its ...

by | October 23, 2018 | 16:31

The Bedford police turned the case over to the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol Tabacco and Firearms (ATF). A police bomb squad responded and detonated the device, officials said. Soros, a favored foil for right-wing groups in the USA and Europe who have accused him of acts ranging from hiring protesters to demonstrate against President Donald Trump to funding a caravan of immigrants heading for the US border from central America, wasn't home when it was discovered.

by | October 23, 2018 | 16:00

Well Mark... she asked lawmakers on Monday for patience while the final stages of a Brexit deal are being worked out. The prime minister said she didn't want that to happen, but noted it may be useful for certain situations. He said the British government had already agreed to a "legally operable backstop" and any attempt to renege on that now "is not going to fly". Theresa May must clarify if the proposed extension to the Brexit transition period serves as an alternative to the EU's ...

by | October 23, 2018 | 14:55

Chinese ships have used force and coercion to prevent access to islands in the region claimed by smaller nations, USA officials have repeatedly said . "Taiwan might talk up its asymmetric warfare capabilities, but without the U.S. Taiwan would be dead". Mr Mattis delivered that message to China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe personally on October18, on the sidelines of an Asian security forum.

by | October 23, 2018 | 12:48

Israeli soldiers resorted, Friday, to the excessive use of force against dozens of Palestinian, worldwide and Israeli peace activists, holding a nonviolent procession in the al-Khan al-Ahmar Palestinian Bedouin community, east of occupied Jerusalem , wounding ten, and abducted one after injuring him.

by | October 23, 2018 | 06:43

While CNN's liberal "moderator" Jake Tapper did his best to push the debate towards ground favorable to Gillum, DeSantis did a solid job sticking to his themes. "His record as mayor is one presiding over a city that's out of control in terms of crime", DeSantis said, citing a report that found Tallahassee had a historically high murder rate past year.

by | October 23, 2018 | 03:13

Cruz's race against Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke is closer than Republicans would like it to be, and Mr. Trump can't afford to lose any seats in the U.S. But they started rebuilding in the closing days of the campaign and have worked together since Trump took the White House. Cruz, who is leading O'Rourke in the polls, said over the summer that he would welcome Trump's support, though he has brushed off any suggestion he'd need Trump to win.

by | October 23, 2018 | 02:32

The bridge will enable commuters to move around the region easily by cutting journey time from three hours to 30 minutes between the two cities. Construction on the project started in December 2009; since then, it has repeatedly hit delays, accidents and budget overruns.

by | October 23, 2018 | 02:28

So far, the Police Department has deployed more than 15,500 Vievu body cameras to officers. Axon - the parent company of Vievu - said it would do whatever necessary to quickly and safely resolve the situation, with the NYPD having become reliant on the technology.

by | October 23, 2018 | 02:20

The proposed rule, according to a report in the New York Times , would define sex as "either male or female, unchangeable, and determined by the genitals that a person is born with". "If they are hoping we will give up, they should reconsider the power of our persistence and our fury". Severino previously called the Obama administration's moves part of a "radical gender ideology".

by | October 23, 2018 | 01:37

Those interested should be 18 or older, have a picture ID, be able to walk on uneven terrain and have appropriate footwear and cold weather clothing. Jayme Closs, 13, was at her family home in Wisconsin when her parents Denise, 46, and James Closs, 56, were shot and killed just before 1am.

by | October 23, 2018 | 01:16

Bolsonaro, who is expected to win the Brazilian presidency by a landslide in the second round of voting on October 28, has denied the accusations, saying he is not responsible for what his supporters might do. Bolsonaro's rival, Fernando Haddad, said that, if true, the scheme would amount to illegal campaign practices and asked Brazil's electoral court to investigate.

by | October 23, 2018 | 00:53

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage said that it would delay full withdrawal nearly until the general election scheduled for May 2022 and "may mean we never leave at all". "Taking all of this together, 95 per cent of the Withdrawal Agreement and its protocols are now settled", May will say. An extension would give more time to resolve the Irish border problem and the future trade relationship, and avoid the need for disputed fallback arrangements - the so-called " backstop " - to come into ...

by | October 22, 2018 | 22:27

Trump added, in a misspelled tweet: "I have alerted Border Patrol and Military that this is a National Emergy ". Watch Pete Hegseth bring that up in the video above, and make the leap to tie that comment to the caravan of immigrants.

by | October 22, 2018 | 21:45

The White House Correspondents' Association has issued a statement blasting President Donald Trump's praise of a violent assault on a reporter by Montana's GOP Rep. "To celebrate an attack on a journalist who was simply doing his job is an attack on the first amendment by someone who has taken an oath to defend it", John Mulholland , Guardian U.S.

by | October 22, 2018 | 19:58

Three relatively strong earthquakes were recorded Sunday night in the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island. According to the US Geological Survey, the first natural disaster struck at 10:39 pm (PST) with a magnitude of 6.6, followed by a magnitude 6.8 at 11:16 pm and, minutes later, (11:22 PST) a third quake hit with a magnitude of 6.5.

by | October 22, 2018 | 18:33

In contrast, civil rights groups have referenced other court rulings that maintain bias against transgender people is discrimination under Title IX and other laws. Trump's Department of Health and Human Services is spearheading an effort to legally exterminate transgender people at a federal level, and define gender "as a biological, immutable condition determined by genitalia at birth" according to a report in the NYT .

by | October 22, 2018 | 16:52

A ragged army of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border. But perhaps 2,000 others entered Mexico illegally and vowed to cross that country, with the US their goal. "This is an exodus", said Ruben Figuerora of the Mesoamerican Migrant Movement, standing on the muddy bank of the Mexican side of the Suchite river, as a line of young male ...

by | October 22, 2018 | 16:14

The defeat means that the Coalition will lose its one seat majority in the House of Representatives. Sharma did well among voters who voted early, suggesting at least some support was pushed to Phelps by the Morrison government's performance over the past fortnight - in which Coalition senators voted in favour of Pauline Hanson's "it's OK to be white" motion, and the government had to scramble to clarify its position on discrimination against gay schoolchildren.

by | October 22, 2018 | 14:10

Faced with all this uncertainty, British people dubbed " Brexit preppers " are filling their cupboards and basements with extra food and medicines, enough to last several weeks, because they fear a no-deal Brexit could cause havoc at the borders and disrupt food supplies.

by | October 22, 2018 | 10:43

The government took the action following tension in some parts of the state. At least 55 people were confirmed killed in the Kasuwar Magani violence on Friday. Many residents of Kaduna metropolis, yesterday, rushed indoors as irate youth burnt tyres along Katsina Road, Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Lagos Street and Ahmadu Bello Way.

by | October 22, 2018 | 08:39

The comments from Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir were some of the most direct yet from Riyadh , which has given multiple and conflicting accounts about Khashoggi's killing on October 2, first denying his death and later admitting it amid an global outcry.

by | October 22, 2018 | 05:48

Julian Assange is to launch legal action against the government of Ecuador , accusing it of violating his "fundamental rights and freedoms", WikiLeaks has announced. While the Swedish case has since been dropped, Assange is still wanted by the Scotland Yard for breach of bail and faces arrest the moment he steps out of the diplomatically immune territory.

by | October 22, 2018 | 00:40

The Wadi Araba peace treaty had allowed Israel to use the lands for 25 years and allowed either party to inform the other before the end of the land rental period if they want to end the agreement. Upon the signing of the peace agreement, Jordan had been satisfied by the fact that Israel recognised its sovereignty over the land and had left the issue of annex 1B for later discussion.

by | October 21, 2018 | 23:13

It appears as many as 30 people were injured and taken to the hospital for various injuries. Stunned partygoers could be seen peering down into the huge gaping hole. 'It was a lot to take in'. Thankfully, none of the injuries were life-threatening and all of the individuals initially trapped by the floor collapse were able to be quickly rescued, according to officers from the Clemson, S.C.

by | October 21, 2018 | 23:01

Vigilant Ace is one of several exercises that have been suspended to encourage dialog aimed at getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. The United States has suspended another military exercise with South Korea to give diplomatic maneuvers with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) "every opportunity to continue", the USA military said.

by | October 21, 2018 | 21:31

Another train had narrowly missed the crowds two minutes earlier, officials said . Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the accident after visiting the injured and the kin of those killed in the tragedy .

by | October 21, 2018 | 21:01

Haley said. "I get it". "Actually, when the President found out that I was Indian-American, he asked if I was from the same tribe as Elizabeth Warren ", she quipped. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, an annual white-tie gala that benefits Catholic charities and is hosted by by the Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

by | October 21, 2018 | 20:20

Julian Assange's lawyer Baltasar Garzon addressed a press conference in Ecuador's capital Quito and stated that the new rules were drafted without consulting the fugitive. The prosecutors have since dropped the charges but Assange faces arrest by British authorities for fleeing justice in the Swedish case. Russian diplomats called the story "fake news", but the files show Assange was briefly named "political counsellor" to the Ecuadorean Embassy in Moscow with a monthly salary pegged ...

by | October 21, 2018 | 19:56

Media reports said there were 61 dead. "I ask to convey my words of sympathy and support to families & friends of killed people & to wish soonest recovery to those injured", Putin said in a statement. The Press Trust of India news agency said two trains arrived from opposite directions on separate tracks, giving little opportunity for people to escape.

by | October 21, 2018 | 19:31

According to the new policy, Palestinian protesters will have to maintain a greater distance from the buffer zone - otherwise, Israeli troops have been ordered to open fire. One out of two Palestinians in Gaza also now lives below the poverty line, he said. Mr. Mladenov also recalled the September ministerial meeting on the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), on the margins of the General Assembly's high-level general debate, which raised some $122 million, but added ...

by | October 21, 2018 | 19:28

Tafahree Maynard (Left) and Isaiah Pretlow (right), as seen in mugshots from prior arrests provided by the Gwinnett County police. Police said Officer Toney died at the hospital as a result of his injuries. Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer.

by | October 21, 2018 | 18:25

The Puyuma service was carrying more than 366 passengers from a suburb of Taipei toward Taitung, a city on Taiwan's south-east coast, when it came off the tracks at a curve at about 4.50pm local time. On a live feed provided by Taiwan's United Daily News, rescuers were seen carefully carrying what appeared to be a body wrapped in white plastic away from the site.

by | October 21, 2018 | 17:58

Dewji was abducted outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania . It thanks police for working for his "safe return". The businessman, known locally as Mo, thanked Tanzania's police "and everyone around the world for their prayers". Financial magazine Forbes put his wealth at $1.5 billion, describing him as Africa's youngest billionaire. Mr Dewji's family had offered a reward of one billion Tanzania shillings (S$600,000) for information leading to his release, though it was not immediately clear ...