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by | March 24, 2019 | 02:32

Earlier, Guaido said that Marrero and Venezuelan opposition lawmaker Sergio Vergara were detained by agents of the Bolivarian National Intelligence Service (SEBIN), and their houses were searched. Rodriguez played recordings he said were from WhatsApp conversations between Marrero and Guaido in which he said they discussed using Venezuelan funds blocked by U.S.

by | March 24, 2019 | 02:14

Father Claude Grou at St Joseph's Oratory in Montreal when he spoke to the media during past event. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! A 26-year-old who was sitting in a pew got up during the mass and approached the altar, chasing the priest before stabbing him twice.

by | March 24, 2019 | 02:13

The Space Weather Prediction Center has issued a "moderate" geomagnetic storm watch for Saturday after observing what is known as a coronal mass ejection Wednesday morning. He did caution that a dark and clear sky would be needed to be able to see the lights clearly, "advising everyone to be watching the northern horizon" just in case.

by | March 23, 2019 | 01:50

There were no further details. The statement did not specify the location of the combat or say who the soldiers were fighting. The 17-year conflict began as USA forces launched a campaign to overthrow the Taliban in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.

by | March 23, 2019 | 01:47

The Syrian government called it "irresponsible", and a threat to global peace and stability. Syria expressed outrage and said it was determined to recover the area "through all available means". According to the report, Trump's Middle East peace negotiators and the State Department were also surprised by the move, with USA officials having expected an announcement when Trump hosts Netanyahu at the White House next week.

by | March 23, 2019 | 01:43

Mourners carry the body of the 26-year-old Palestinian Ahmad Manasrah during his funeral in Wad Fokin village near the West Bank City of Bethlehem, March 21, 2019. At least two Palestinians were killed in yesterday's clashes with Israeli security forces in the Occupied West Bank. "This is a summary execution and Israel bears the full responsibility for this crime", Hmeid said.

by | March 23, 2019 | 01:43

President Donald Trump on Thursday overturned longstanding USA policy regarding the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights , announcing "it is time" for the U.S. If the president's post is a genuine declaration of US policy (far from a given), then it represents a major diplomatic victory for Netanyahu. Like other administrations, the Trump administration has also sought to curtail Iran's influence in the Middle East, particularly in Yemen and Syria, by targeting Tehran-backed groups like ...

by | March 23, 2019 | 01:44

The spate of vandalism came just days after a gunman killed 50 worshippers during Friday prayers at two mosques in New Zealand, placing Muslim communities in the United Kingdom and around the world on heightened alert amid concerns over the safety of their communities.

by | March 23, 2019 | 01:26

Treasury Department officials said North Korean ports received at least 263 tanker deliveries of refined petroleum via UN-prohibited ship-to-ship transfers. The liaison office opened last September in the city of Kaesong just north of the border between the two Koreas to foster closer bilateral ties. The Koreas had previously used telephone and fax-like communication channels that were often shut down in times of high tension.

by | March 23, 2019 | 01:13

A copy of the letter U.S. Attorney General William Barr sent the Judiciary Committee upon receiving special counsel Robert Mueller's report . The Russia investigation has cast a shadow over Mr Trump's presidency and ensnared key figures including his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and national security adviser Michael Flynn, who already have either been convicted or pleaded guilty to charges brought by Mr Mueller.

by | March 22, 2019 | 02:45

The central questions being asked in this year's report revolve around how happiness has been changing over the past decade, and how information technology, governance and social norms have influenced communities. In "corruption", measured by the average of binary answers to two GWP questions "Is corruption widespread throughout the government or not?" and "Is corruption widespread within businesses or not?" The report also pointed out that the United States is less happy this year, having ...

by | March 22, 2019 | 02:31

Donald Trump has targeted Joe Biden after the former vice president made a verbal slip about a potential 2020 presidential bid. The report, coming from Axios, cites sources close to Biden who say that the choice of picking a running mate right out of the gate as he prepares his own presidential run could be "perceived as a gimmick ".

by | March 22, 2019 | 01:59

That effort eventually got the support of 80% of Congress. At a CNN town hall Monday night Sen. The 2020 candidates are tapping into Democratic anger after Donald Trump was the second Republican in five presidential elections to win the presidency through the Electoral College while losing the popular vote.

by | March 22, 2019 | 01:37

We have a very good attorney general, he's a highly respected man. "It's sort of interesting that a man just writes a report", Trump said of the Special Counsel, who has been hard at work for 22 months and three days investigating Russia's attack on the US electoral system.

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:08

Last week, Indians were stunned to see a carefree Modi, sporting an Ostrich leather jacket, strutting around in London without worries as Indian agencies moved heaven and earth to trace his whereabouts. The tower was an office complex and was converted into luxury residences with prices ranging from PS2 million to PS55 million all with superb views over the city of London .

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:06

Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan told the media on Tuesday there were suspicions of sabotage during instances of load shedding in 2018, but that they have not yet uncovered evidence of sabotage in 2019. There seems to be no end in sight to load shedding, which means we can expect more power outages over the next few days. South Africa is out of diesel, which is needed to run backup diesel-fueled power stations.

by | March 21, 2019 | 01:01

Turkey's main opposition party has also criticized Erdogan for showing the clip "for the sake of [winning] three or five votes" in the elections. The leader of the AK Parti also called on New Zealand to impose the death penalty on the suspect.

by | March 21, 2019 | 00:59

Mueller is expected to present a report to the Justice Department any day now outlining the findings of his almost two-year investigation into Russian election meddling , possible collusion with Trump campaign officials and possible obstruction of justice by Trump.

by | March 21, 2019 | 00:58

Elwell told House Transportation Committee members that Boeing expects the software update to be finished by Monday, according to a person familiar with the briefing who spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to speak on the timing publicly.

by | March 20, 2019 | 01:23

President Trump has ensured some awkward dinner-table conversations at the Conway household, taking direct aim Tuesday at adviser Kellyanne Conway's husband. Last week, Conway wrote on Twitter , "Whether or not impeachment is in order, a serious inquiry needs to be made about this man's condition of mind".