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by | November 28, 2018 | 11:29

Very wet and very blustery over Ulster, north Connacht and north Leinster for a time, with some spot flooding. The warning for Cork, Kerry and Waterford is valid from 6am on Wednesday until 12pm, while the warning for Clare, Wexford and Galway is valid from 9am on Wednesday until 2pm on the same day.

by | November 28, 2018 | 10:10

Democrats had hoped the furor over Hyde-Smith's alliances and beliefs might energize black voters in a state where about 35 percent of the electorate is African-American. In the aftermath of the video, Republicans anxious they could face a repeat of last year's special election in Alabama, in which a flawed Republican candidate handed Democrats a reliable GOP senate seat in the deep south.

by | November 28, 2018 | 09:05

Young school girls organize themselves before the March to End Gender-Based Violence in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Paid domestic violence leave is included in the draft ILO Convention and Recommendation on Violence and Harassment Against Women and Men in the World of Work and unions are insisting it be retained when the proposal is debated next year.

by | November 28, 2018 | 09:01

Trump has long labeled Mueller's investigation a "witch hunt" and has complained that Mueller's nomination as special counsel was not approved by Congress. Many liberals and some conservatives also freaked out after Trump fired former Attorney General Jeff Sessions earlier in November and appointed acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker as a temporary replacement.

by | November 28, 2018 | 05:03

Major League Baseball wants the campaign of Sen. Attention on the race intensified after a video of Hyde-Smith surfaced praising a supporter by saying she'd attend a " public hanging " for him. "Ladies and gentlemen, we are not going back", Espy told supporters, criticizing Hyde-Smith's apology for the hanging remarks. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith rallied at the Magnolia Civic Center to mobilize voters.

by | November 28, 2018 | 03:29

Mr Mothersole told the publication there are a number of contributing factors to Knickers' size including the long history of select genetics for breeding. But Knickers "was still a standout so we thought let's leave him there, he's not hurting anyone", he said. "We have a high turnover of cattle and he was lucky enough to stay behind".

by | November 27, 2018 | 23:12

According to a report from The Guardian , former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange multiple times, including shortly before WikiLeaks released hacked emails from the Clinton campaign and the DNC.

by | November 27, 2018 | 21:28

Except added to the powder was a substance called Tannerite, which is legal, but as we can all now see, is also very explosive. The incident, which happened in April 2017, resulted in 800 firefighters being called as the fire burned for nearly two weeks.

by | November 27, 2018 | 21:22

The Taliban quickly claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was targeted at "American invaders". With Afghan security forces struggling to hold back increasingly confident Taliban fighters and Western appetite for further commitments uncertain, the conference comes at a sensitive moment.

by | November 27, 2018 | 15:26

The cache of legal documents from Six4Three make a number of allegedly damning statements about Facebook, claiming that the social media firm was aware of the implications of its privacy policy and actually purposefully exploited them , leading to the loophole which allowed Cambridge Analytica to collect the user data of 87 million users.

by | November 27, 2018 | 14:51

He led the movement for Zimbabwean independence from white minority rule. The current President, Emmerson Mnangagwa , made the announcement, but did not reveal the nature of Mr Mugabe's treatment. After taking over from him past year, Mr Mnangagwa won a disputed presidential election in July. He reiterated his respect for his mentor, making it clear that Mugabe was the undisputed founding father of independent Zimbabwe.

by | November 27, 2018 | 14:40

The American tourist John Allen Chau and his local friend, Alexander had taken help of another local resident to make a deal with five fishermen to drop John Allen Chau to North Sentinel Island for which they have paid Rs. Mr Chau had tried to reach the Sentinelese several times, despite knowing it was illegal to go within three miles (five km) of the island. The Andamans once had other similar groups, long- ago migrants from Africa and Southeast Asia who settled in the island chain, ...

by | November 27, 2018 | 13:58

Russia's Federal Security Service said the Ukrainian ships made an unauthorized passage through Russian territorial waters and accused their commanders of failing to give proper transit notification, which Ukraine denied. Dominique Arel, an expert in Ukrainian studies at the University of Ottawa, said the chances of the West taking military action are slim, just the likelihood of further sanctions might be.

by | November 27, 2018 | 12:45

The government has responded with counter attacks on rebel-held areas in the Aleppo countryside. The opposition, who have denied carrying out any poison gas attacks, accused the regime of trying to undermine a truce reached by Russia and Turkey in September during a summit in the Russian city of Sochi.

by | November 27, 2018 | 12:46

Turkish police officers with a sniffer dog examine outside of a Turkish villa being searched in relation to the Khashoggi killing. "The chief prosecutor's office believes this phone call was about disappearing or hiding the body parts of the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi ", the prosecutor said in a statement.

by | November 27, 2018 | 08:59

He said the matter is under investigation by the Mississippi Capitol Police, and he did not immediately know what was on the signs. If elected, Espy would be the first black person elected to the Senate from the state since the era of Reconstruction.

by | November 27, 2018 | 06:59

The Ukrainian navy says six of its seamen were injured in the Russian action, during which Russian border guards opened fire on the vessels in the Kerch Strait , a waterway between Russian-annexed Crimea and mainland Russia that flows between the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov .

by | November 27, 2018 | 06:55

Numerous migrants have been in the camp for more than two weeks. After running to relative safety a few hundred feet away, hundreds of the caravan members held a sit-in. There are more than 7,000 at the USA border in Tijuana and the city of Mexicali, with more than 800 others still moving toward the border. Mexican authorities estimated the crowd at 500.

by | November 27, 2018 | 06:46

The president's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, entered into a plea deal with Mueller, while Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been providing information to Mueller's team and federal prosecutors in NY, among others, a person familiar with the matter has said.

by | November 27, 2018 | 05:55

The restructuring reflects the changing U.S. and North American auto markets as manufacturers continue a dramatic shift away from cars toward SUVs and trucks. The moves include shuttering seven plants worldwide as the company responds to changing customer preferences and focuses on popular trucks and SUVs and increasingly on electric models.

by | November 27, 2018 | 04:55

Senate runoff that has focused attention on the state's history of racist violence. Nooses hung on the trees of the capitol's south lawn on Monday, according to authorities. Senator representing the state of MS are promising. The Republican candidate also and pushed for a revisionist review of the Civil War in 2007 when she was the state's senator.

by | November 27, 2018 | 04:27

Lurbin Sarmiento, 26, of Copan, Honduras, walked back to the sports complex with her 4-year-old daughter shaken from what had unfolded a short time earlier at the Tijuana River and USA border. All northbound and southbound traffic was halted for several hours. San Ysidro is the busiest US land crossing, and authorities there now process about 100 asylum seekers per day.

by | November 27, 2018 | 02:14

On Monday, First Lady Melania Trump gave the world a first look at the White House's 2018 holiday decor. More than 40 red topiary trees greet guests when they first enter the East Colonnade, which leads to the East Garden Room, where the first family's Christmas card is on display.

by | November 26, 2018 | 23:55

Earlier, Kadhim Salman, director of Iraqi Civil Defense, told Iraqi state media there are now no reports of material damage or loss of life in Iraq. Sarpol-e Zahab, some 520 kilometers (325 miles) southwest of the Iranian capital of Tehran , suffered half of the 2017 temblor's casualties. The tremors were felt in at least seven provinces in Iran and was strongest in Kermanshah.

by | November 26, 2018 | 22:21

We had two or three agents at a time initially facing hundreds of people at a time. Border Patrol agents countered using "less lethal devices", which included tear gas and "other projectiles", but not rubber bullets. The migrants, who are fleeing poverty and violence, have said they would wait there until they could request asylum, despite growing US measures to tighten the border.

by | November 26, 2018 | 20:59

Timed for the tenth anniversary of the 2008 Mumbai attack on Monday, the U.S. government has announced a $5 million-bounty covering all the terrorists connected with it. Over 300 people were left injured after 10 Lashkar terrorists sailed all the way from Pakistan and entered Mumbai . "We stand with the families and friends of the victims, whose loved ones were lost in this act of barbarism, including six American citizens".

by | November 26, 2018 | 19:50

The demonstrations had been billed by the "yellow vest" movement as "act two" in a campaign that began a week ago. Citizens still pay some of the highest in Europe as a percentage of GDP, and fuel-price protests are a common modern occurrence.

by | November 26, 2018 | 19:16

The United Arab Emirates has pardoned a British academic researcher sentenced to life for spying. He added that he was "grateful" to the UAE government for resolving the issue "speedily". Matthew Hedges, 31, denied spying and said he had been researching his PhD. However, MI6, also known as the Secret Intelligence Service, is not known to use military ranks.

by | November 26, 2018 | 18:51

Iowa City and Cedar Rapids remained under a winter storm warning until midnight. the highest snowfall accumulation amounts are expected to occur southeast of Iowa City and Tipton, the weather service said. Kansas City International Airport shut down on Sunday afternoon as crews battled to clear the runway and de-ice planes. Despite temperatures around 38 in La Salle-Peru, those temperatures are forecast to fall, as is heavy snow - with Mendota forecast to receive more than Peru and Peru ...

by | November 26, 2018 | 16:31

Cal Fire spokesman Scott McLean said the state agency, which reported the erroneous figure on Saturday, had received information regarding the error on Saturday night via the news release from the Sheriff's Office. Ontario's largest utility said about 20 forestry technicians will travel to northern California on Monday to help inspect electrical systems in areas that were obliterated by the fire.

by | November 26, 2018 | 13:16

The former NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman , who resigned in May following allegations of physical assault, was a longtime Trump foe, Trump family lawyers claim. This article has been updated with information on the judge's decision . In allowing the case to move forward Judge Scarpulla said it appears Mr.

by | November 26, 2018 | 13:14

Senator Mike Lee, a Utah Republican, also disputed Trump's equivocation on whether the crown prince had knowledgeable of the Khashoggi killing. "It's inconsistent with the intelligence I've seen". Another Republican, Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa, said on CNN , "I do think we need to look into this further". "Congress has to take some ownership of US foreign policy", he said.

by | November 26, 2018 | 13:13

A dead female pygmy sperm whale also washed up at Ohiwa over the weekend. A stranded whale is not a rare sight in New Zealand , where some 85 incidents are being reported every year. More than one factor may contribute to a stranding. The biggest recorded pilot whale stranding was an estimated 1000 whales at the Chatham Islands in 1918.

by | November 26, 2018 | 12:29

The fire is now at 85 percent containment and hundreds of people still remain missing . While the rain is making everybody colder and wetter, they are keeping the mission in mind, search volunteer Chris Stevens said, standing under an awning as the team waited out a stretch of heavy rain.

by | November 26, 2018 | 12:30

The blizzard warning was issued by the National Weather Service for parts of Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, and Iowa, according to the Associated Press . "They wanted to get as far as they could because they were supposed to be back to work tomorrow [Monday]", Scott told the paper. Between 4 to 6 inches of snow is possible in the Kansas City area.