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by | August 26, 2017 | 10:21

Arpaio is due to be sentenced for criminal contempt on October 5. Republican United States Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian endorsed the possibility of President Trump pardoning former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio . Arpaio seemingly ignored the court order, publicly said he would continue his tactics (some deemed racially discriminatory), and eventually lost the case in 2013 .

by | August 26, 2017 | 10:07

Regular train service is expected to return on September 5 to New York's Pennsylvania Station, Amtrak said on Thursday, after emergency track replacements upended schedules across the region and lengthened daily trips into Manhattan from its suburbs.

by | August 26, 2017 | 10:08

Pol Lt Gen Nathathorn said that travel logs reveal that Ms Yingluck last traveled overseas to Japan on October 20, 2014, and returned to Thailand on November 2 the same year. Ms Yingluck told the court she did not terminate the program because it was never meant to generate revenue but to raise the incomes of farmers, and she forwarded the warnings to the relevant government agencies.

by | August 26, 2017 | 10:02

Several counties were put under under mandatory evacuation orders, and residents not under orders to leave were urged to move inland. Carnival spokesperson Christine de la Huerta said in a statement to the Chronicle that two Carnival ships previously scheduled to dock in Galveston on Saturday will instead stop in New Orleans.

by | August 26, 2017 | 10:02

However, the flood waters have receded at some places, prompting people to return home. The flood situation in Bihar remained grim with the death toll reaching 341 on Tuesday, an official said. A few days ago, deputy chief minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi announced about the PM's forthcoming aerial survey of the state. He also disclosed details of rescue operations and measures being taken to restore calm post the calamity.

by | August 26, 2017 | 09:59

The launches were spread over a period of 30 minutes, he added. Their biggest achievements were North Korea's successful launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in July proving they could reach the continental United States.

by | August 26, 2017 | 09:44

In June, the Gulf nations abruptly cut off their diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing the smaller nation of supporting extremism, which it denied. "We have been focused over the last three years not only on defeating Daesh [ISIS], but on what comes after Daesh", Brett McGurk, the USA envoy to the anti-ISIS coalition said at the border with Mr.

by | August 26, 2017 | 09:33

Unknown attackers stormed the District Police Lines , Pulwama, where hundreds of Indian policemen and troops are stationed. Police constable Imtiyaz Ahmad Sheikh died on the spot while eight others - two policemen and six Central Reserve Police Force troopers - were injured.

by | August 26, 2017 | 09:21

The standoff between rebelling legislators allying with TTV Dhinakaran and the ruling AIADMK combine took a confrontational turn on Thursday afternoon with the party whip S Rajendran recommending to the Legislative Assembly Speaker that he disqualify the MLAs.

by | August 26, 2017 | 09:17

He is the latest White House official to leave his post , after Bannon was ousted earlier this month by Trump's chief of staff Gen. John Kelly. Gorka is focused on counterterrorism policy, and objected that references to "radical Islamic terror" were removed from the president's Afghanistan address.

by | August 26, 2017 | 09:11

North Korea launched a ballistic missile, the first such launch since economic sanctions were imposed on the country, CNN reported Friday. The North typically marks important anniversaries with missile launches or other provocations. It added, "We are working with our Interagency partners on a more detailed assessment and we will provide a public update if warranted". In recent weeks the North has threatened to fire a salvo of missiles toward Guam, but has since backed away from the plan ...

by | August 26, 2017 | 06:36

Trump again attacked McConnell on Twitter later Thursday morning over failed efforts to advance health care legislation. While some Republicans back the idea of funding and building a wall on the southern USA border, there is far from universal support across the party.

by | August 26, 2017 | 06:10

Trees burned by wildfire are seen in this aerial view from a Canadian Forces Chinook helicopter as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau views areas affected by fire near Williams Lake, B.C., on Monday, July 31, 2017. Two of those were also suspected of being caused by humans, but most were linked to lightning storms that moved through the area. Given the magnitude of the forest fires that ravaged the region for weeks, the government of British Columbia has declared a state of emergency on 7 July, ...

by | August 26, 2017 | 04:01

A winning Powerball ticket that was sold at a Macon convenience store has not been claimed yet. "So yeah, it's one in 290 million, pretty slim odds". Bob Bolduc, owner of the Pride store chain, said the proceeds would be donated to local charities. "They couldn't all be making the same mistake", Bolduc said.

by | August 26, 2017 | 03:53

South Korea's president, Moon Jae-in, had been informed, Yonhap said. "We are working with our Interagency partners on a more detailed assessment and we will provide a public update if warranted", he said. South Korea and the United States call the exercises defensive in nature, but North Korea sees them as provocative and hostile, perhaps even preparation for an invasion.

by | August 26, 2017 | 03:28

As word comes out about a possible guidance on banning transgender men and women serving or want to serve in the military, one veteran and Senator is speaking out against it. You can read the full text of Trump's order below. Yet separating transgender personnel would also have been nonsensical. And shortly after that, Trump went to Twitter to announce a total ban, without having used the customary interagency policy process.

by | August 26, 2017 | 02:27

After Trump suggested there were some "very fine people" on both sides of the protests in Charlottesville, the front page of Yediot Ahronot, Israel's most-read newspaper, read "Shame", summing up the attitudes of a fair amount of the population.

by | August 26, 2017 | 02:13

The report from Yonhap news agency cited South Korea's military as saying the missile was sacked early Saturday morning Korea time. North Korea condemned the military drills the USA is conducting with the South and branded Trump "weird" and "ego-driven", not long after Trump claimed Kim was starting to "respect" him.

by | August 26, 2017 | 02:07

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Friday the investigation into the attacks will be coordinated from now on by the Interior Ministry's organized crime and terrorism intelligence center, CITCO, after representatives of intelligence agencies and police forces met Thursday with judicial authorities at the country's National Court, which handles terrorism cases.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:54

The Cowboys and Texans are scheduled to play their final preseason game Thursday at NRG Stadium in Houston. "Certainly, our doors are open". The Cowboys kickoff their regular season September 10 at AT&T Stadium against the New York Giants.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:51

It's estimated that 65,000 undocumented immigrants students, or Dreamers , graduate from high school each year in America. Trump has waffled on what he wanted to do with DACA. "They were brought here in such a way, it's a very, very tough subject". "Obviously the president doesn't want to make a decision but he has to". Trump has to decide whether to defend the program or not, thereby ending it.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:44

Pyongyang later said it was holding off while it waited to see what Washington would do next. President Donald J. Trump said on Tuesday that Kim is " starting to respect " the U.S., adding that "maybe, probably not, something positive will come out of it".

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:44

The data, released by China's General Administration of Customs and analysed by Reuters , showed that just 120 tonnes of gasoline was shipped from China to North Korea in July. In Dandong, a Chinese border town, AFP found last month that vibrant trade continued despite sanctions, with many Chinese shops continuing to offer jewels made of North Korean gold and silver, which have always been banned from the other side.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:34

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) announced last week that he would introduce articles of impeachment against Trump over his comments following the violence at a white supremacist rally in Virginia. Stone is a former adviser to Donald Trump , worked on his campaign, fought for him in the trenches when it appeared forces were gearing up to deny him the nomination, and has been an excellent source for the media whenever they want a controversial quote.

by | August 26, 2017 | 01:31

Breitbart has also marked Cohn in recent days with globe emojis around his name- denoting him as a globalist, but to many Jewish groups evoking classic antisemitic tropes of Jewish power. "We will never turn on him". Since that meeting, Breitbart has displayed a new crusade against Kushner and Ivanka's influence over President Trump , as New York Magazine reported .