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by | November 19, 2018 | 15:41

The 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby struggled to bridge differences on the role of the World Trade Organisation, which governs worldwide trade, officials said. In Port Moresby, the impact of China's aid and loans is highly visible. The world, according to Xi, is facing a choice between cooperation and confrontation as protectionism and unilateralism grows.

by | November 19, 2018 | 14:55

Mr Trump cited the Finnish president as telling him Finns "spend a lot of time on raking and cleaning and doing things (in the forest), and they don't have any problem". "I was watching the firemen the other day, and they were raking areas". Trump told Fox News from the Oval Office on Friday - before he left for California.

by | November 19, 2018 | 14:06

He added that the Saudi-led coalition backing the legitimate government of Yemen and the Houthi militia had shown a "renewed commitment" to work on a political solution and have given "firm assurances" that they will attend the talks, Martin Griffiths told the council.

by | November 19, 2018 | 12:02

UK Prime Theresa May may be having a hard time holding her government together as, as the time of print, four ministers have submitted their resignations immediately after she endorsed a Brexit deal that has always been a long time in coming.

by | November 19, 2018 | 09:36

Surendran was taken into custody on Saturday night after he got into a scuffle with the police while attempting to go to the Sabarimala temple despite police cordon in the area. Previously, she had led campaigns to ensure that women are permitted to enter various religious places like Shani Shingnapur temple, the Haji Ali Dargah, the Mahalakshmi Temple and the Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple.

by | November 19, 2018 | 08:18

Around 250 followers of the Nirankari spiritual group, who are considered heretics by most Sikhs, had gathered for morning prayers in Amritsar's Adliwal village when two men reportedly arrived on a motorcycle and threw the explosive at them.

by | November 19, 2018 | 08:04

The new rules also would adopt the U.S. Supreme Court's definition of sexual harassment, which requires conduct to be so severe, pervasive and "objectively offensive" that it effectively denies a person equal access to the school's education program or activity.

by | November 19, 2018 | 07:30

The vote by MPs on the Brexit deal is anticipated to take place before Christmas - possibly in early December, before the next European council summit on December 13. Labour leader Mr. Corbyn says his party, which has 257 MPs, will not support the deal. The letter raised concerns about the final vote being constrained in an "attempt to muzzle Parliament".

by | November 18, 2018 | 22:09

Trump joked Scalia was "very busy" making nine children. Roberts Jr. and others, the president told the 85-year-old Justice Ginsburg, "glad to see you're feeling great". "Minnesota's Supreme Court justice, he became a Supreme Court justice, and he's nervous with all of these U.S. Supreme Court justices". The Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal are the joint highest civilian awards in the US.

by | November 18, 2018 | 21:44

However, no announcement came officially from the 1922 Committee , and May loyalists have said that she would fight any efforts to unseat her, with others saying that a majority of Conservative MPs would ultimately vote to keep her as party leader.

by | November 18, 2018 | 21:43

Jerry Brown, Gov. -elect Gavin Newsom, and emergency workers. President Donald Trump acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all-but-destroyed by deadly wildfires and privately consoling people grieving after a mass shooting at a popular college bar outside Los Angeles.

by | November 18, 2018 | 21:26

Ever since Israel seized control of the strategic plateau on the 1967 Six Day War, the USA has abstained when the resolution titled "The Occupied Syrian Golan " was brought to a vote. policy in the region. During the debate, Syrian envoy Bashar al-Jafari vowed that Damascus would recapture the heights by peace or by war. "Today's farce at the General Assembly underscores a simple fact: the UN's automatic majority has no interest in truly helping Palestinians, nor in protecting anyone's ...

by | November 18, 2018 | 20:54

US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert issued a statement Saturday, asserting that Washington has not yet made any "final conclusion". "Recent reports indicating that the USA government has made a final conclusion are inaccurate".

by | November 18, 2018 | 19:23

A senior Jewish Home official said it became clear after the Bennett-Netanyahu meeting that there "is a need to go to elections as soon as possible". Israel will pick a date to hold early elections on Sunday following a tumultuous week for the nation.

by | November 18, 2018 | 17:01

Judge Nil Nonn read out the lengthy and much-anticipated ruling to a courtroom in Phnom Penh full of people who suffered under the Khmer Rouge. It is the first time that officials of the Marxist-Leninist organization that ruled Cambodia in the 1970s have been found guilty of genocide.

by | November 18, 2018 | 16:15

Mr. Trump, who last week publicly asked Mr. Pence to be on the 2020 ticket, faulted the newspaper for not asking him before publishing the story. Trump, who is known to hold personal loyalty as a deciding factor in many of his friendships and hiring decisions, referred to the vice-president as "a trooper" and "a terrific person" who has "already been tested, in many ways".

by | November 18, 2018 | 15:59

Stephen Barclay, a little-known junior health minister, was appointed as the new Brexit secretary, although the status of the role was downgraded from chief negotiator with May leading the completion of talks with the EU. The United Kingdom will leave the European Union and all its institutions on March 29, 2019, and move into a 21-month transition period, according to the draft deal.

by | November 18, 2018 | 08:23

Nobel Prize-winning American physicist William Phillips called the update "the greatest revolution in measurement since the French revolution", which ushered in the metric system of metres and kilogrammes. Barry Inglis, Director of the International Committee for Weights and Measures said, "Today marks the culmination of decades of work by measurement scientists around the world, the significance of which is enormous".

by | November 18, 2018 | 07:58

On Thursday, more than 5,000 fire personnel were battling the Camp Fire that started a week ago and has displaced 52,000 people. Although Trump has been at odds with Brown and Newsom's forest management practices, or lack thereof, the Democratic leaders said it was time for all three of them to come together on behalf of Californians impacted by the fires.

by | November 18, 2018 | 06:39

Jai and I wanted to take a moment to congratualte Mr. DeSantis on becoming the next governor of the great state of Florida ". "This was a hard-fought campaign", he wrote on Twitter . For the Senate race, unofficial results show incumbent Nelson trailing Scott by about 12,600 votes out of more than 8.2 million cast, or 0.15 percentage points.

by | November 17, 2018 | 19:36

With Britain poised to leave the European Union, the opportunist president believed there was a once-in-a-generation opportunity to position France as America's key European partner in a transatlantic alliance. Trump's quick trip to Paris was in sharp contrast to the memorable visit of President Woodrow Wilson one century earlier, when he was hailed as a conquering hero, having brought America into The Great War on the Allied side in 1917 after three years of rigid neutrality.

by | November 17, 2018 | 14:30

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison used his speech at APEC to strongly criticize the U.S. Amid fears diplomatic and trade friction could spill over into the military sphere, Pence announced the U.S. We don't coerce, corrupt, or compromise your independence. Xi also defended his country's massive "Belt and Road" infrastructure initiative amid attacks that it is akin to "chequebook diplomacy" to further Chinese interests in the region.

by | November 17, 2018 | 12:13

As secretary of state, Kemp oversaw election preparations and operations even though he was a major candidate. "I know that eight years of systemic disenfranchisement, disinvestment and incompetence had its desired effect on the electoral process in Georgia", Abrams said.

by | November 17, 2018 | 07:16

Iran has executed two men convicted of illegal currency trading as Tehran steps up its crackdown on alleged financial crimes in the face of economic hardships heightened by US financial sanctions. At the end of summer in this middle Eastern country has created a special "anti-corruption" the courts for verdicts on the financial, prestupleniyu Iran for corruption crimes in the sphere of economy was executed two people.

by | November 17, 2018 | 06:52

Since then the two sides have reportedly jousted over whether the president had to answer and how he would do so - including the possibility that he would submit to a face-to-face interview with prosecutors. "From what I hear, it's ending". The president did not say Friday when he would turn his answers over to Mueller. It has been established that senior members of Mr Trump's team met Russian officials, and that several of these meetings were not initially disclosed.

by | November 17, 2018 | 06:31

Michelle Obama-former First Lady , forever icon, and Melania Trump's speechwriter-has been liberated from the confines of the office and can say anything she damn wants. The only one that seems to hold any truth is, "I'm not sure which one's Sasha and which one's Malia ". When he gave up his powers to save Lois Lane's life and then he was powerless and then he got beat up in a diner, and he had to get his powers back to come save us from Lex Luther.

by | November 16, 2018 | 22:57

The US president has repeatedly railed against Beijing over intellectual property theft, industrial subsidies, Chinese entry barriers to American businesses and the US trade deficit with China. Duty rates on a $200 billion in imports are due to rise to 25 percent from the current 10 percent, and Trump also is threatening to impose tariffs on another $267 billion of additional Chinese goods.

by | November 16, 2018 | 20:28

Washington and Beijing have resumed talks over their spiraling trade dispute ahead of a meeting between Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump, China's Commerce Ministry said Thursday. It was not immediately clear if the response could help bridge a wide gap between the two on trade or meet Trump's demands for change. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin spoke to his Chinese counterpart Friday, the Wall Street Journal reported.

by | November 16, 2018 | 18:26

Kelly agreed with the White House that there was no First Amendment right to access the press briefing room, and he said Sanders and President Donald Trump were under no obligation to call on him. The TRO ruling returns Acosta's White House badge temporarily, while underlying legal arguments could be fought over in weeks to come. Kelly said that CNN was likely to succeed on its claim that Acosta was not granted due process when his passed was pulled, but he cautioned that the ...

by | November 16, 2018 | 17:16

The first lady complained to the president that she was unhappy with how she was being treated by Ms Mira Ricardel, a former Boeing Co executive who worked on the Trump presidential campaign and was picked by National Security Adviser John Bolton to be his deputy earlier this year, two sources told Reuters.

by | November 16, 2018 | 12:47

American prosecutors have obtained a sealed indictment against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange , whose website published thousands of classified U.S. "That was not the intended name for this filing", he said. Assange's name appears twice in an August court filing from a federal prosecutor in Virginia, who was attempting to keep sealed a separate case involving a man accused of coercing a minor for sex.

by | November 16, 2018 | 12:44

Officials have released a list of 100 names of people who are still missing, including many in their 80s and 90s. Sheriff Kory Honea asked relatives of the missing to provide DNA to compare against samples taken from recovered remains to help identify the dead.

by | November 16, 2018 | 12:00

And despite past insistence that Facebook is "not a media company", Zuckerberg compared the sensational content on the site to cable news and tabloid newspapers. While the Times noted that Soros was a favorite bete noire of anti-Semites, it did not characterize the actions of Facebook or Definers as anti-Semitic.

by | November 16, 2018 | 08:27

Trump and his campaign are alleged to have received help from Russian agents seeking to help defeat his 2016 opponent Hillary Clinton or at least to undermine confidence in U.S. Rosenstein told Congress that he saw no reason to fire Mueller. Trump's Thursday tweetstorm also comes as the special counsel reportedly prepares to drop more indictments that could come as soon as this week.

by | November 15, 2018 | 23:58

As the facebook .com/bcsonews/photos/pb.119221578228129. The Camp Fire is the largest of three major fires burning at both ends of the state. The names of the victims have not been released. The Camp Fire in Northern California has resulted in at least 23 deaths and 105,000 acres charred since it began Thursday, according to a Cal Fire (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) incident page .