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by | April 11, 2018 | 11:23

The grant had been approved, the official said , raising questions about how an affiliation with Hamas' military wing would not have been flagged if Murtaja was known to Israeli intelligence. "This video may be from months ago, Israel is claiming, which does not in any way make it less horrifying", Ali Abunimah, co-founder of Electric Intifada , wrote on Twitter Monday.

by | April 11, 2018 | 11:20

Last week, the legislature passed several bills, ball and dice gaming and an Amazon tax bill, which will each bring in about $20 million for public education. Despite efforts by the unions to wear down strikers by isolating their struggle and limiting it to impotent appeals to a hostile state legislature, teachers have remained resolute in their demand for a $10,000 pay increase and restoration of school funding to pre-2008 levels.

by | April 11, 2018 | 11:22

Specifically, Apol mentioned the controversy surrounding Pruitt's $50-a-night condo rental a year ago from a Washington lobbyist, noting that the EPA chief had not sought an ethics opinion on the arrangement in advance. "First, that is clearly not the Fox News tone that Pruitt was expecting", Oliver said. Jennifer Kaplan, the spokeswoman for the inspector general, also confirmed Monday that the internal watchdog has received multiple requests from members of Congress and the public for his ...

by | April 11, 2018 | 11:22

MARTIN: Let me ask you, in seconds remaining, what does it mean that this raid originated from special counsel Robert Mueller, but it was an order actually executed by the USA attorney's office in NY and not the Mueller investigation? White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has said repeatedly that Trump denies Clifford's allegations.

by | April 10, 2018 | 19:48

Beijing threatened to retaliate. The Chinese leader did not refer directly to that dispute but promised to encourage "normal technological exchange" and to "protect the lawful ownership rights of foreign enterprises". The Asian markets surged on Monday after Trump's optimistic tweet . 'If the US says that it will pay any price, it must be firmly attacked, ' China's official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday.

by | April 10, 2018 | 19:46

The bus was carrying children studying at a private school in Nurpur town, 300km (185 miles) from the state capital, Shimla. Rescue work has been initiated and those injured are being admitted in nearby hospitals, said Sandeep Kumar, the deputy commissioner of Kangra district.

by | April 10, 2018 | 19:35

Salehi added that "Iran can even show more extensive progress in other parts of its nuclear activities to go beyond the previous levels". President Donald Trump previously issued a final warning that the USA would walk away from the nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions by May 12 if new restrictions are not placed on Iran's nuclear and missile programmes.

by | April 10, 2018 | 19:23

Trump's attorney, Michael Cohen-whose office and residence were raided on Monday-" solicited the payment ", the New York Times reports. The president didn't bat away the idea of firing Mueller, saying people have advised him to take that action: "Why don't I just fire Mueller?" Trump asked in response to a reporter's question.

by | April 10, 2018 | 19:23

On Sunday, President Donald Trump warned the Syrian government it would pay a "big price" for the suspected chemical weapons attack. He even included Vladimir Putin, the Russian president in his rage against the chemical attacks on the civilians in Syria.

by | April 10, 2018 | 19:23

All of this appears designed to create the right environment for the inter-Korean summit to be held on April 27 in the "peace village" on the border between the North and South, and then Kim's summit with Trump the following month. The North Korean leader discussed the "prospect of the DPRK-U.S. dialogue" as well as "strategic and tactical issues to be maintained" by the party, "including the future policy of worldwide relations and the orientation corresponding to them", according to KCNA.

by | April 10, 2018 | 19:24

Trump spoke to France's President Emmanuel Macron for the second time in two days over the alleged attacks, with the pair expressing a "desire for a firm response from the worldwide community to these new violations of the chemical weapons ban", according to the Elysee Palace.

by | April 09, 2018 | 00:33

The Committee to Protect Journalists put out an advisory to reporters covering Friday's protests, after 10 Palestinian journalists were injured during protests on 30 March. Hundreds of protesters suffered other injuries, including tear gas inhalation. In 2017, Shai Masot, a political officer at the Israeli embassy, was caught on film offering to help "take down" Alan Duncan MP, a well-known supporter of Palestinian rights.

by | April 09, 2018 | 00:31

I call them novelists", Trump said. "So it's probably unlikely I'll do it". The event is typically a cozy mix of journalists and politicians, but during the first year of the Trump administration, it turned into an event for press freedoms .

by | April 09, 2018 | 00:29

The Secret Service referred comments to the fire department. The president tweeted a thank you to first responders on Saturday shortly after the fire started, praising the integrity of his building. The fire was still not considered to be under control then because of smoke conditions above the 50th floor, Nigro said Saturday. The upper floors, the residence floors, are not sprinklered'.

by | April 09, 2018 | 00:26

He talked about taxes and the opioid pandemic - like he was supposed to before literally flipping his notes in the air because they were "too boring". "Lopez Obrador could capitalize more on this than any other", Washington-based Eurasia Group analyst Carlos Petersen said in an interview . "She's in need of health and medical attention", added Burgi-Palomino.

by | April 09, 2018 | 00:20

US officials were anxious South Korea may have hyped up Kim's openness to putting a denuclearization plan on the table. American and North Korean intelligence officials have spoken several times and have even met in a third country, with a focus on nailing down a location for the talks.

by | April 09, 2018 | 00:17

Little to no accumulation is expected out of this, with any snow that does stick expected to stay under an inch. Tomorrow morning especially a mix of rain/snow showers is possible, with snow being more likely in SW Virginia. By Thursday , our high is back in the 80s and we should have great weather as we start the weekend. Weak cold front sags south through the area bringing a few light rain showers during the late evening hours.

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:31

The bus driver has been charged with driving under the influence, the Georgia State Patrol said. Plowman said the bus careened off the road and spun around one and a half times before skidding on its side a good distance. At this time, at least seven people have been taken to a local hospital. COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga (WRDW/WAGT) - Lanes on I-20 eastbound and westbound are blocked after a tour bus has overturned on I-20.

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:25

Omar was one of Ghana's brightest hopes from a 71-athlete contingent after he won the only medal (a bronze) at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. "I've raced against Hannah in every meet and I've been second every time", Willmott told reporters. "With fans in the crowd, I wanted to give them something to cheer about by delivering a fast time.

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:21

On this occasion, the people were also apprised about the various health programmes and services being provided by the Department. What are the WHO's principles? "Health facilities should be well equipped and staffed with quality and highly skilled personnel that can manage hard situations, know the right of patients and as well respect such rights".

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:14

Nepal is to host the summit of BIMSTEC countries-a bloc that groups together select countries from South and Southeast Asia, something India is keen to promote given that India-Pakistan tensions over cross border terrorism has seen another region grouping in South Asia-SAARC-flounder.

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:13

Police said officers responded to a flood of 911 calls of a man pointing a gun at people, not an emotionally disturbed person. A final video snippet showed the man raising the object in a two-handed shooting stance as police arrived, the edited video frozen just before officers unleashed 10 shots that left the 34-year-old Vassell dead.

by | April 08, 2018 | 01:14

Washington has called for the $50bn in extra duties after it said a probe determined Chinese government policies are created to transfer USA intellectual property to Chinese companies and allow them to seize leadership in key high-technology industries of the future.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:16

Pandikar said the next matter would be in the hands of the Election Commission (EC) to conduct the general election process. "The king has recommended for parliament to be dissolved effective Saturday, April 7", Najib said in a special announcement.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:11

The quake was felt by residents on the mainland dozens of miles away. The Los Angeles city fire department said it is in " earthquake mode", a strategic posture during which firefighters from the agency's 106 neighborhood stations provide "a complete and strategic survey of over 470 sq miles in the greater Los Angeles area to ensure safety for all", the fire department said in a press release .