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by | April 21, 2019 | 12:40

Far larger than the now-commonplace Brexit protest were the six-day, citywide "Extinction Rebellion" climate demonstrations. It comes as a video of police officers dragging demonstrators along the ground by the arms on Friday emerged, after Home Secretary Sajid Javid urged police to use the "full force of the law" .

by | April 21, 2019 | 12:24

Some media outlets have also put the death toll higher and a hospital source in Batticaloa said the death toll there alone could be 27. "There are a lot of people injured, some of them in critical condition", said an unnamed source, adding that 254 people had been admitted to hospital in Colombo .

by | April 21, 2019 | 11:00

She was lying to Good Morning America in exactly the same manner as she lied about the Comey firing in 2017. ABC News anchor George Stephanopoulos grilled Trump's press secretary Friday about her misleading statement to the media that has further eroded her credibility.

by | April 21, 2019 | 10:29

During the sentencing hearing in a Riverside County courtroom on Friday, several of the Turpin children spoke up at their parents' sentencing. It was not immediately clear if any of the children will attend the sentencing, but they will be offered a chance to speak or can offer written statements to be read in court.

by | April 21, 2019 | 09:27

The disclosure of the call and a US statement that it "recognized Field Marshal Haftar's significant role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya's oil resources" has boosted the commander's supporters and enraged his opponents. Ignoring appeals from the United Nations for a stronger USA diplomatic engagement, mainly to restrain Haftar's foreign supporters, President Trump had shown little interest in engaging in Libya, saying in April 2017 that there is " no role " for the United States ...

by | April 21, 2019 | 07:25

Macron hasn't indicated his view on how the roof should be rebuilt and whether the frame should be in wood, metal or concrete, his cultural heritage envoy Stephane Bern reported following a meeting at the Elysée palace this week. "Until this morning, I had had no news", Geant, who has cared for the hives since they were installed in 2013, told AFP . He said European bees never abandon their hives.

by | April 21, 2019 | 05:40

Protesters have called for large crowds to gather after the weekly Muslim prayers, as on previous Fridays. A protesters gives a speech at the sit-in inside the Armed Forces Square, in Khartoum, Sudan , Wednesday, April 17, 2019. "It is time to move toward a transitional government that is inclusive and respectful of human rights and the rule of law". The army on April 11 ousted Sudan's longtime leader Omar al-Bashir after a months-long protest movement.

by | April 21, 2019 | 03:48

Forty percent said they thought Trump should be impeached, while 42% said he should not. President Donald Trump pauses during a campaign event September 6, 2016 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. "I am also appalled that, among other things, fellow citizens working in a campaign for president welcomed help from Russia - including information that had been illegally obtained; that none of them acted to inform American law enforcement; and that the campaign chairman was actively promoting Russian ...

by | April 21, 2019 | 02:45

He added that there has been "no change to our posture or to our operations". On Thursday, the North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said leader Kim Jong-un oversaw the test-firing of a new "tactical guided weapon" , touting its development as an "event of very weighty significance" in strengthening its military power.

by | April 21, 2019 | 02:34

A rare Sumatran tiger has attacked a worker at a United States zoo, wounding the back of her head and neck before other staff were able to coax it away with food, officials said. A spokeswoman for the City of Topeka also told CNN that the zoo staff member was "awake and alert" when she was transported to the hospital. He said that were it not for the heroic actions of a number of other staff members, "this could have been a very different outcome".

by | April 21, 2019 | 02:28

In October, the U.S. Trade Representative's office touted the changes to the rules of origins as expected to preserve jobs and incentivize "up to billions annually". Signing of the USMCA on Nov, . These require 75 percent of a vehicle's content to be produced in North American, with 40-45 percent produced in high wage areas, namely the United States or Canada.

by | April 21, 2019 | 02:17

The report included multiple examples of Trump's current and former press secretaries making false claims to journalists, particularly in the days after Comey's firing. "I said that the word I used "countless" and I also said if you look at what's in quotations from me, it's that, and that it was in the heat of the moment, meaning that it wasn't a scripted talking point", Sanders said.

by | April 21, 2019 | 01:17

Special Counsel Robert Mueller even offers a quasi-apology for the responses as a lead-in, noting that Trump says he can not remember something more than 30 times in the replies, and going through why Mueller declined to subpoena the president for an in-person interview.

by | April 21, 2019 | 00:35

The Topeka Zoo is reopened for normal business hours, however, the tigers are not on display Saturday. Sanjiv, a male Sumatran tiger who arrived at the zoo in August 2017 , attacked a keeper at the Topeka Zoo. The keeper does regularly go into the enclosure to clean up after the tigers. "The tiger was never out of its space", Wiley said. A notification was put out to all zoo staff after the attack.

by | April 21, 2019 | 00:29

It should be remembered that relentless protesters are still demonstrating in Sudan's streets to urge the military to hand over the power to the civilian class, which the global community is also advocating. It has also been authorised to seize any suspicious funds and freeze the transfer of shares until further notice. The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North, a rebel movement in the southern states of Blue Nile and South Kordofan, announced it was ceasing all hostilities until July 31 ...

by | April 20, 2019 | 20:46

McConnell, like many other GOP lawmakers, doesn't seem consumed by the all-encompassing coverage of the Mueller report and is using the two-week congressional recess to tend to issues back home, notably his re-election in 2020 to a seventh term.

by | April 20, 2019 | 20:11

The Taliban's five-year rule over at least three quarters of Afghanistan came to an end following the 2001 US-led invasion, but 17 years on, Washington - having failed to end the Taliban's militancy campaign - is seeking truce with the militants.

by | April 20, 2019 | 17:44

Saturday looks absolutely gorgeous, perhaps the most pleasant day of 2019 so far as warm air continues to build in, combining with abundant sunshine to push temperatures into the lower 70s. According to Met Eireann, Sunday looks like being a dry day on the weather front in many areas. Southern England and South Wales are set to wake up to some mist and fog, but that will burn away pretty quickly in the morning with the strong sunshine.

by | April 20, 2019 | 17:26

Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said before talks at the Pentagon with his Japanese counterpart Takeshi Iwaya. Pompeo has taken the lead in talks with North Korea over the country's denuclearisation and visited Pyongyang four times in 2018.

by | April 20, 2019 | 17:11

At stake in Sunday's election is the leadership of a country on the frontline of the West's standoff with Moscow following 2014 protests that caused Poroshenko's Kremlin-backed predecessor to flee into exile, and foreshadowed Moscow's annexation of Crimea.

by | April 20, 2019 | 16:25

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a Dear Colleague letter Thursday evening that party rank-and-file will have a conference call on Monday "to discuss this grave matter". The report indicated that Mueller was unable to conclude that "no criminal conduct occurred" on the issue of obstruction - and deemed Congress capable of determining that Trump obstructed justice.

by | April 20, 2019 | 14:56

Parts of southeast Alabama - including the cities of Auburn and Tuskegee - are under severe thunderstorm watch and other parts of the state have been placed under flood warnings after heavy rains caused "significant" rises along the Tombigbee River.

by | April 20, 2019 | 14:39

Sanders clarified her remarks to Mueller's investigators, according to the report , which said, "Sanders told this Office that her reference to hearing from "countless members of the FBI " was a 'slip of the tongue'". Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. Mueller said in his report that Trump's "efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the president declined to carry out orders or accede to his ...

by | April 20, 2019 | 12:46

The legislation invoked the War Powers Resolution, a federal law that gives Congress the power to check the president when committing the U.S.to an armed conflict. For example, there are no United States military personnel in Yemen commanding, participating in, or accompanying military forces of the Saudi-led coalition against the Houthis in hostilities in or affecting Yemen.