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by | August 15, 2018 | 22:08

Turkey has secured a $15 billion investment from Qatar that could bolster its economy amid a widening dispute with the United States. The lira tumbled to a historical low on Friday after U.S. The currency strengthened to around 6.20 lira against the dollar on Wednesday after the government took steps to shore up the currency by reducing the daily limit in bank foreign currency swap transactions and amid news that the finance minister would address foreign investors on Thursday.

by | August 13, 2018 | 23:26

Trump said that Canada has to wait, citing too-high tariffs and trade barriers. These officials said U.S negotiators had essentially agreed that a new NAFTA trade deal would exempt existing Mexican auto plants from any "Section 232" tariffs that Trump may impose.

by | August 13, 2018 | 22:28

According to the Washington Post-which first reported Strzok's ouster on Monday-the 22-year agency veteran's firing was ordered on Friday by FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich, despite the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility's conclusion that Strzok "should face only a demotion and 60-day suspension" over his politically-charged text messages.

by | August 13, 2018 | 21:54

Meteors can be seen any time after dark, but most are expected during the pre dawn hours. They're bits of ice and dust, which can be as small as a grain of sand or as big as a pea. Best of all, the slender waxing crescent moon will set at early evening, providing deliciously dark skies for this year's Perseid meteors. The Perseids are known both for their epic "fireballs" - explosions of light and color that last longer than those from typical meteors - and for the long, streaking ...

by | August 13, 2018 | 19:41

She never made it, never will. In his tweet, he claimed she "begged me for a job, tears in her eyes". Mr. Gidley denounced Ms. Manigault Newman by saying she was releasing the audio and accusing the president in her book just for money.

by | August 12, 2018 | 09:30

Zimbabwe's constitution allows a presidential candidate to legally challenge electoral results within seven days of a victor being declared. Zanu-PF Secretary for Administration, Cde Obert Mpofu, has stated that the MDC Alliance exposed its hypocrisy in the just ended elections by wanting to win at all costs yet any race produces a victor and a loser.

by | August 12, 2018 | 04:59

Though smoke is forecasted to linger into Saturday night, the sky cou;ld remain moderately clear into the early morning hours and temperatures shouldn't drop below 16C. Note that if the skies are too cloudy or if it's raining, the event will be cancelled. "As long as you have clear skies and you're away from the city, you should have a good show".

by | August 12, 2018 | 02:59

Saturday at Kennedy Space Center in Florida . "Stay tuned - Parker is about to take flight", NASA announced today in a news release, which summarized the solar probe's mission and the eight year-long effort it took to finally see it soar to the heavens.

by | August 12, 2018 | 02:56

Riverside County: Areas 22 (Corona/Norco), 23 (Metropolitan Riverside), 24 (Perris Valley), 25 (Lake Elsinore), 26 (Temecula Valley), 28 (Hemet/San Jacinto Valley), and 29 (Banning Pass). Several fires are burning throughout California, including one that is the largest fire in the Golden State's history. Forrest Gordon Clark , who local authorities have arrested and charged with two counts of felony arson and felony threatening to terrorize, spread a series of alt-right conspiracies on his ...

by | August 12, 2018 | 00:02

Global human rights and women's groups were following the vote , and figures such as US actress Susan Sarandon supported the pro-abortion rights cause in Argentina. Women found guilty of having illegal abortions can serve up to four years in prison , and medical professionals involved in such procedures can go to prison for up to six years.

by | August 11, 2018 | 23:53

The rally organized by neo-Nazi and white supremacist groups on August 12, 2017, occurred over the proposed removal of the statue of Robert E. Lee from a downtown park, which quickly deteriorated into clashes between members of Confederate-sympathizing groups and Antifa, including other counter-protesters.

by | August 11, 2018 | 21:59

Russian Federation warned the United States on Friday it would regard any US move to curb the activities of its banks as a "declaration of economic war" and would retaliate, as new sanctions took their toll on the ruble and USA lawmakers threatened more .

by | August 10, 2018 | 17:55

Every August there is an opportunity to see meteor showers and this weekend is your chance for 2018. What is the Perseid Meteor Shower? While this weekend is the peak, Twarog predicts the showers will last through August 24. But the most spectacular long-lasting meteors, known as "Earthgrazers", can be seen when the radiant is still low above the horizon. "Relax, be patient, and let your eyes adapt to the darkness", Kelly Beatty, Sky & Telescope senior editor said in a statement .

by | August 10, 2018 | 16:53

The majority of some 70 rockets hit open areas while 11 were intercepted, Israel's military said. Israel's rescue service Magen David Adom said seven Israelis, including two men ages 34 and 20, were taken to a hospital for treatment. "Hamas hit the "enemy" with a large number of rockets", it said. In retaliation, Israeli jet fighters attacked more than 140 strategic targets in the Gaza strip where the Palestinian authorities reported that three people were killed.

by | August 09, 2018 | 04:38

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters that the global reaction to Trump's move showed that the U.S. was diplomatically isolated. "Our crews that are on board our ships are well rehearsed, well prepared by the U.S. Navy when they come into our area", Votel said. He doubled down on that sentiment Wednesday saying that before USA sanctions "nobody supported Iran".

by | August 09, 2018 | 04:32

Conspiracy theorist and radio talk show host Alex Jones speaks during a rally in support of Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention July 18, 2016 in Cleveland. Meanwhile on Wednesday 8 August, Alex Jones created a Periscope live stream on Twitter in reaction to Dorsey's comments. "If we succumb and simply react to outside pressure, rather than straightforward principles we enforce (and evolve) impartially regardless of political viewpoints, we become a service that's ...

by | August 09, 2018 | 02:13

Last week, NASA not only announced the nine astronauts assigned to its new crewed mission, the agency also revealed its schedule for test flights . For Mann, a former F-18 test pilot with the Marines, though, this will be her first space flight. NASA paid seed money to SpaceX and Boeing to incentivize them to develop the crew capsules, picking up where the shuttle program left off.

by | August 08, 2018 | 22:55

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said that human rights should be promoted with respect for specific national customs and traditions. Responding to a question about the reason for the arrest of the activists, Jubeir repeated earlier allegations that they had been in touch with foreign entities.

by | August 08, 2018 | 22:49

Collins passed nonpublic information about Innate's drug trial results to his son in order to help him "make timely trades in Innate stock and tip others", the indictment alleges. "[Rep. Collins] is expected to appear in federal court in lower Manhattan later today", CNBC reports. "Access to this kind of information carries with it significant responsibility, especially those in society who hold a position of trust", said William Sweeney, assistant director of the FBI New York field ...

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:44

Gates' earlier testimony on Tuesday , meanwhile, centered on how Ukrainian businessmen paid Manafort for his consultancy work. Rick Gates said under questioning from Manafort's lawyer Wednesday that he told Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and Justice Department lawyers about some of the offshore companies that contained millions of dollars in proceeds from their Ukrainian political work.

by | August 07, 2018 | 23:29

This flowered into a successful career in screenwriting for Tamil films and stage plays. He started his political journey when he was just 14 years old in the DMK. However, the astute caliber of Karunanidhi helped him outwit Neduncheziyan. Many were seen weeping and chanting slogans hailing the leader. The two parties have been sharing power in the state ever since.

by | August 07, 2018 | 23:24

Firefighters have achieved 78% containment on it as of Tuesday morning, making significant progress over Monday night. Ayeta is the seventh person to die in the destructive fire burning for two weeks near Redding. Nationwide on wildfires 558 hand crews, 186 helicopters, and 1,907 fire engines are assigned on wildfires, for a total 28,234 personnel including overhead and other firefighting resources.

by | August 07, 2018 | 22:11

The decision to freeze new trade agreements could threaten Canada's $15-billion arms deal that includes providing armoured vehicles to the kingdom, but Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said it was "premature" to comment on its status.

by | August 07, 2018 | 17:07

It called on the global community "not to allow such significant achievements in multilateral diplomacy to be sacrificed in the name of American aspirations to settle political scores with Iran". "The EU does not have the power to prevent the imposition of USA sanctions, either primary or secondary sanctions". European allies say they "deeply regret" the USA action.

by | August 06, 2018 | 16:17

She is the first witness in the trial to testify under immunity from the government. And at the end of the day Friday, an accountant named Cindy Laporta testified, under an immunity deal with prosecutors, that she had concerns when she helped Manafort apply for a bank loan that information he provided her was false.