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by | July 09, 2018 | 11:05

It was centered 865 miles (1392 kilometers) east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles and was moving west at 14 mph (22 kph). The Category 1 storm is expected to dissipate before reaching the eastern Caribbean but still forecast to dump heavy rain across islands including Dominica and Puerto Rico starting this weekend.

by | July 09, 2018 | 10:23

Mr Dodds, who was a director of Vote Leave, the official pro-Brexit campaign, said it was now clear that all of the United Kingdom would leave the United Kingdom together, adding: "Republicans may be disappointed as they tried their best to seize this as an opportunity to weaken the Union".

by | July 09, 2018 | 10:01

Doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara and several followers were executed Friday for their roles in a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subways and other crimes, Japanese media reported. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Friday that authorities are taking precautionary measures in case of any retaliation by his followers. Shizue Takahashi, whose husband was a subway deputy station master who died in the attack, also expressed regret that six of Asahara's followers had been ...

by | July 09, 2018 | 07:32

Britain, France and Germany along with Russian Federation and China met with Iran in Vienna to offer economic benefits and assurances that would lessen the blow of sweeping USA sanctions announced by Trump. Foreign ministers from the five remaining signatories will discuss the European proposal with Iranian officials in Vienna on Friday. "We expect Europe to offer a clear operational program with a specific timeframe in order to be able to compensate for the USA pullout from the Iran ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 05:26

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court on Friday convicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years of prison and a financial penalty of worth €8 million, while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was handed 7 years of imprisonment and a fine of £2 million, his son-in-law Safdar Awan was given 1 year sentence for not co-operating in the Avenfield reference corruption case .

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:49

People were quick to point out that "pour over" should actually have been "pore over" and that bestselling is either one word or hyphenated - but never two. JK Rowling has been laughing at Donald Trump on Twitter. And Rowling was not the only person to get in on the fun. In a sequence of following tweets, Rowling tweeted "pour" succeeded by many more "hahaha" suggesting that Mr Trump may have used Ghostwriters (meaning: Writers who write for others ) for his books.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:06

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned his post Thursday amid inquiries and criticism stemming from various ethics scandals. In a tweet announcing Pruitt's resignation, President Donald Trump made his own expectations clear when he praised the work Pruitt had done at the EPA and announced Wheeler as his replacement.

by | July 07, 2018 | 03:25

Mr Pompeo's upbeat mood appeared to continue following the two sides' first meeting, which lasted three hours. The report of a potential nuclear-armed submarine comes as officials form the CIA and other intelligence agencies told NBC News on Saturday that North Korea has increased its production of enriched uranium - despite Kim Jong Un's historic summit with President Trump last month.

by | July 04, 2018 | 06:28

Of course, there is no way you'll be able to keep up with all of that so the team at Thrifter will be covering all of the best deals as they happen. These were some of the best deals on the site past year. That does hold true for some products, but most good deals barely last a few hours (some last only a few minutes).

by | July 04, 2018 | 02:44

More than 100 homes have been destroyed by the wildfire that was started by a man from Denmark who was living in a camper. "We're seeing fire behavior we normally wouldn't see until September or October". The Warm Springs Fire Department says the fire was reported at about 3 p.m. Monday and is burning near the Deschutes River and Highway 26 at milepost 105.

by | July 04, 2018 | 02:38

U.S. President Donald Trump looks on aboard Air Force One en route to Bedminster, New Jersey, from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., June 29, 2018. "He wasn't always going to agree with what Britain or France or whatever wanted, but you knew ultimately you were close allies and friends", he told Zakaria.

by | July 02, 2018 | 17:15

The US intelligence officials have concluded that North Korea does not intend to fully surrender its nuclear stockpiles, The Washington Post reported , citing intelligence officials. "There is a possibility that it's a warning sign to the North Korea that they are and will be aware of such concealments", a professor of North Korean studies at Dongguk University said.

by | July 02, 2018 | 17:11

Republicans control the Senate , which must confirm any nominee, by a 51-49 majority, making the views of moderates such as Collins, and some Democrats, crucial to assembling the 51 votes needed for confirmation. Collins, who supports Roe V. Wade, is a key vote in the Senate, where Republicans only have a one vote majority in the chamber. That may be a moot distinction, given as Trump's list of prospective nominees was crafted with the assistance of the Federalist Society, a ...

by | July 02, 2018 | 16:52

It isn't clear yet what effect Seehofer's resignation might have. "In these troubled times, we need to present a face of unity, of efficiency in line with our values and shared histories", he said at a joint press conference in Paris with the Czech and Slovak prime ministers.

by | July 02, 2018 | 16:38

Loud cheers can be heard as the helicopter soars beyond the jail. The French National Police said Sunday that it had mobilized its forces and urged people to notify authorities with any pertinent information. At a Paris film festival in April 2009, Faid approached Michael Mann, director of the 1995 gangster film " Heat " starring Al Pacino and Robert DeNiro, telling him: "You were my technical adviser".

by | July 02, 2018 | 13:47

Faid's brother has been taken into custody for questioning. Redoine Faid was serving 25 years for involvement in a failed robbery and murder of a police officer in a prison near Paris. According to the sources, three armed gunmen arrived at the entrance of the prison demanding Faid's release to create a diversion. In 2013, he blasted his way out of prison with explosives concealed in tissue packs before he was arrested at a hotel six weeks later.

by | July 01, 2018 | 19:46

I have been entrusted by the nation with the task and duties of the presidency", Erdogan said at his Istanbul residence. The president told crowds in Ankara in the early hours of Monday morning: "This election's victor is democracy, this election's victory is national will".

by | July 01, 2018 | 19:08

At a summit in Brussels, the European leaders agreed to consider setting up "disembarkation platforms" outside the EU, most likely in North Africa, in a bid to discourage migrants and refugees boarding EU-bound smuggler boats. But French President Emmanuel Macron said these new-style centres would be reserved for countries on key migrant routes such as Malta, Italy, Spain or Greece - and not France.

by | July 01, 2018 | 17:42

Detroit protesters say they had some success in hampering ICE operations when they blocked some employees from entering the building Monday morning. Celinda Lake , longtime Democratic pollster, told Axios: "I worry that abolishing ICE tips the issues from humane treatment to security".

by | July 01, 2018 | 17:32

However, Delhi Joint Commissioner of Police, Rajesh Khurana, said that they were investigating all angles including murder. No suicide note has been found, Kumar said. According to media reports, the family migrated to the capital from the northwestern state of Rajasthan about two decades ago and police were trying to get in touch with relatives there.

by | July 01, 2018 | 17:13

Ocasio-Cortez embodies almost every attribute of that surging left wing. Wow! Big Trump Hater Congressman Joe Crowley , who many expected was going to take Nancy Pelosi's place, just LOST his primary election. "Actually we were just hopping off MSNBC and they were talking about it", she said. Top Photo | Rep. Joseph Crowley , D-NY., speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Tuesday, July 26, 2016.

by | July 01, 2018 | 16:45

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced final measures Friday that take effect on Canada's July 1 national holiday. Items as varied as ketchup, whiskey and lawn mowers will be taxed upon entry from the U.S. She also filed a separate complaint under the North American Free Trade Agreement, arguing the the USA tariffs are "completely unacceptable" and "illegal".

by | June 30, 2018 | 21:55

The vote in the House of Representatives ended with 301 against and only 121 with a substantial number of Trump's Republican Party failing to fall into line. At first, Trump said he wouldn't back the compromise bill in an interview with Fox News only to have his staff issue a statement later that day saying he would back it.

by | June 28, 2018 | 23:32

The Supreme Court judge was joined by his four conservative colleagues in voting along ideological grounds to uphold the order. Reuters Graphics looked at how Kennedy and other judges ruled on major cases in the 2017-2018 term . Trump has said he will pick his nominee from a list of 25 candidates , and Braden thinks many of those candidates haven't really dealt with gerrymandering before.

by | June 27, 2018 | 17:30

The accused killers of Lesandro Guzman-Feliz, 15, who was massacred with knives and machetes on a NY street in a case of mistaken identity. Paterson, New Jersey police first received a tip at about 1:45 p.m. "A source told PIX11 one gang member was angry because a relative was featured in a sex video and thought Guzman-Feliz was in the video", the report said.