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by | January 16, 2018 | 00:55

Addressing the future role of the United States in the peace process, Abbas said: "We will not accept the USA as a mediator after what they did". Last week, President Donald Trump said the United States may withhold future aid payments to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) over what he called the Palestinians' unwillingness to talk peace with Israel.

by | January 16, 2018 | 00:55

The Los Angeles County Fire Department used a specialised forklift and wrecker to remove the auto, the police said. One person inside the vehicle was able to squeeze out, but a second occupant spent an hour and a half trapped in the auto as its tail end dangled precariously out of the building, officials said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:20

YPG played in a prominent role in defeating the group in its former de facto capital in northern Syria late past year. The PKK/PYD is the Syrian offshoot of the PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US and EU. A military source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to media, said that the tanks were sent as reinforcements to the Turkish border units.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:20

Its epicenter was in the Pacific Ocean , 25 miles from the town of Acari. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski tweeted he was in route to the affected region to "verify the magnitude of the damage and send the needed humanitarian aid". Peruvian maritime authorities said the quake did not produce a tsunami on the Peruvian coast. Earthquakes are common in Peru, but many homes are built with precarious materials that can not withstand them.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:12

On the Israeli side, the exit of the tunnel was adjacent to the Kerem Shalom crossing, as well as to the crossing's communications center, and a natural gas installation. When asked if there was any intelligence of an imminent attack, Conricus would not comment. "One of the Palestinian fishing boats came under direct fire from the Egyptian army late Friday near the Palestinian-Egyptian naval border, leaving a fisherman martyred", the Ministry said.

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:11

But while the state emergency management agency was struggling to retract the alert, Hawaiians scrambled to find shelter in frenzied scenes. The alert, which read "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII". Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai also announced a "full investigation" by the FCC. This type of system is used with AMBER alerts or in weather emergencies, according to the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency .

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:08

The Trump administration on Tuesday removed the waters off Florida - and only Florida - from the list of areas newly open to offshore drilling , and in doing so made a compelling case that the ME coast should be removed as well. "But there's places where resources are sensitive, and there's places where we're not going to go forward with [drilling for oil] and one of them is off the coast of Florida".

by | January 15, 2018 | 00:10

The SCBA executive committee resolved that all public interest litigation (PIL) matters, including the pending PILs, should be either taken up by the CJI or be assigned for adjudication to four senior judges who are part of the apex court collegium.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:20

The company showcased the Cruise AV , which gets a centre-stack and infotainment system design to current GM cars, but the big things missing are the steering wheel on the driver's side and of course the gear lever and all the pedals. GM will run the cars in a test batch for a ride-sharing program starting in 2019, and they won't be without a safety net. Cruise has driven "hundreds of thousands of complex urban miles" in the self-driving cars, Vogt has said .

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:21

Kim has responded by calling the USA president a "mentally deranged United States dotard ". "I'm a very flexible person". Tunneling activities at North Korea's main nuclear test site have been stepped up, a US -based think tank said Thursday, even as the inter-Korean peace talks resumed over the past week.

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:15

With Fromm at the helm, Georgia fell 26-23 in overtime to Alabama in the national title game. When Jake Fromm arrived, the two became friends as well as competitors and by all accounts, Eason won the starting job out of camp. Georgia's third quarterback, at least for now, will be walk-on Stetson Bennett, who redshirted this past season while working with the scout team. The Lake Stevens native, should he come to Montlake, won't be eligible to play for UW until 2019 and by then, he'll be ...

by | January 14, 2018 | 00:13

The guidelines require employers to use new withholding tax rates no later than February 15. The major changes affecting individuals include new tax brackets, (mostly) lower income tax rates, a near-doubling of the standard deduction and the elimination of both personal exemptions as well as many itemized deductions.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:30

The U.S. Geological Survey said seven of the earthquakes hit near the Iraqi city of Mandali, which is just 75 miles northeast of the Iraqi capital. An natural disaster of magnitude 5.1 hit parts of southern Iran on Thursday, said reports.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:27

The White House has rejected the claims. The rabid liberal media was incessant in their attacks on President Trump after he reportedly insulted entire nations of people, and the on-air reactions left ears tingling. But the tweet and its follow up continued to reverberate across Washington in the hours before the vote. White House counsel Don McGahn and National Security Adviser H.R.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:29

USA lawmakers have been grappling with the issue. More recently, the group spearheaded a call for a Congressional investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Trump. The movement is being led by Rep. Lois Frankel , D-Fla., the chair of the Democratic Women's Working Group . Regardless of what the president might say in his annual address, attendees of his State of the Union are planning to make a statement against sexual harassment and assault.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:29

At least one of the companies - ExxonMobil - is fighting back. US President Donald Trump inflamed the world previous year by announcing that the United States would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, setting off a crescendo of efforts by Democrat-run cities and states to shrink the country's carbon footprint.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:28

Okpeh's vehicle was hauling hazardous chemicals, including a non-flammable gas, a corrosive liquid (weed killer), a caustic acid, an oxidizing solid (dantobrom), and a corrosive liquid (glutaradehyde). Sgt. Stephen Wheeles with Indiana State Police said crews responding to the cleanup faced an "explosion risk". Police are still investigating the crash.

by | January 13, 2018 | 01:27

It included neutralising communications - sowing doubt in the minds of world leaders and commanders ahead of a strike, attacking telemetry data to affect where missiles strike, and sabotaging "pre-launch targeting information". "In times of crisis, loss of confidence in nuclear weapons capabilities would factor into decision-making and could undermine beliefs in nuclear deterrence - particularly in extending nuclear deterrence to allied countries".

by | January 12, 2018 | 01:32

In the wake of the heartbreaking news, which was reported by The Daily Telegraph , fans flocked to Twitter to pay tribute to the beloved actress. According to the Daily Mail , Jessica's heartbroken family had kept a bedside vigil in the Intensive Care Unit at St George Hospital where Jessica had been in a medically induced coma.

by | January 12, 2018 | 00:42

The area frequently sees tensions between Israeli settlers and Palestinians. Shevah was being buried at the illegal outpost on Wednesday - the first person to be buried there at the wish of his family. Meanwhile, the ministry issued another statement accusing the United States envoy to Israel David Friedman of adopting the policies of Israeli occupation through his attack on the Palestinian National Authority (PNA).

by | January 12, 2018 | 00:37

Earlier in the week Mr Assange posted a picture of himself in an Ecuadorean football shirt, fuelling rumours that he had been issued an Ecuadorean passport. A United Nations panel concluded in 2016 that Mr Assange was under arbitrary detention. July 2014: Assange, 46, loses his appeal to have the Sweden arrest warrant thrown out.

by | January 11, 2018 | 01:02

Dianne Feinstein of being "underhanded and a disgrace" for disclosing details of a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russian Federation during the campaign. A spokesman for Grassley called Feinstein's release of the testimony "totally confounding". "There was no collusion, everybody including the Dems knows there was no collusion, & yet on and on it goes".

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:44

Tuesday's decision is the latest in a monthslong battle surrounding DACA, one that has pitted Democrats in Congress against Republican lawmakers who say the program is an overreach of power. "My position is going to be what the people in this room come up with", he said . So far, lawmakers involved in negotiations to protect those in the DACA program are frustrated with how negotiations are unfolding.

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:34

More Republican incumbents have already said they will retire this year (18) than the number of Democrats who did so ahead of the 2010 midterm elections (11), which swept Republicans into power, according to a former Democratic campaign official.

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:28

Mixed precipitation will create hard travel conditions. Past year more than 61 inches of snow fell on Spokane in the winter. Urban and poor drainage flooding, especially where snow is clogging drains. While rain has already swept across a large portion of the Lower 48, the second system is said to bring colder temps with Colorado seeing up to 12 inches in the next 24 hours.