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by | November 04, 2018 | 09:47

Pressure has mounted on the government to make an exception for children, but some government lawmakers argue that would only encourage asylum seekers to put children at risk by bringing them on treacherous voyages to Australia on rickety fishing boats.

by | November 04, 2018 | 08:44

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley has sent another letter to the Department of Justice asking for an investigation of a woman who, by her own admission, made a false rape allegation against Judge Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing.

by | November 04, 2018 | 06:11

The US and Guatemala have recently moved their embassies to Jerusalem, but most countries choose to remain in Tel Aviv. The american president Donald Trump broke in December 2017 with decades of american diplomacy in recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

by | November 04, 2018 | 06:09

Organisers promise a great fireworks display, hog roast, barbecue, bar and amusements. It is thought that fireballs featured in a special tournament by the King which took place at the base of Castle Rock in Edinburgh in 1507, in the area which is now the King's Stables Road.

by | November 04, 2018 | 02:48

Northern Ireland has been without an Executive since January 2017, when the power-sharing parties - the DUP and Sinn Féin - split in a bitter row . Britain said there was no set date for Brexit talks to finish, backtracking after Brexit minister Dominic Raab suggested terms could be finalised by Nov 21.

by | November 03, 2018 | 23:48

The Justice Department also will target Chinese threats to USA companies that provide components for sensitive technologies, especially those in the telecommunications sector as it readies for the transition to 5G networks. In July, a Chinese court banned Micron chip sales in the country, but the American company said that moratorium affected just 1 percent of its annual revenue.

by | November 03, 2018 | 21:32

US President Donald Trump has expressed confidence he can reach a deal to end a burgeoning trade war with China , saying he will meet his Chinese counterpart at the Group of 20 meetings in Argentina in about a month. Communist leaders promised for the first time in 2013 to give market forces the "decisive role" in allocating resources, but reform advocates say they have focused on building up state industry while doing little for entrepreneurs.

by | November 03, 2018 | 19:18

The UK was in the seventh spot, with a score of 23. This would occur, Clinton said, despite the efforts of countries like China to fight the spread of information. Speaking before an elite audience in Washington in March 2000 , then US President Bill Clinton summarized much of Western thinking on the internet when he hailed a new century in which "liberty will be spread by cell phone and cable modem".

by | November 03, 2018 | 18:05

Actor Michael B. Jordan, in the mean time, went door to door in Atlanta in an effort to encourage black voters to show up in droves on Tuesday in partnership with racial justice group Color of Change PAC . Abrams' campaign said she would appear with Winfrey in Cobb and DeKalb counties for a discussion on "the critical value of women in leadership and what is at stake for our communities in the election".

by | November 03, 2018 | 16:43

Mexico's Interior Department says almost 3,000 of the migrants in the first caravan have applied for refuge in Mexico; hundreds more have returned home. But Trump offered few details on how exactly he planned to overhaul an asylum system he claimed was plagued by "endemic abuse" that he said "makes a mockery of our immigration system".

by | November 03, 2018 | 13:27

The Indonesian government is yet to respond to the execution. " We have called Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and conveyed our protest ", Widodo said, as quoted by Reuters . " The kingdom of Saudi Arabia has ignored principles of human rights, including a right for everyone to live ", Abidin Fikri, a member of Indonesia's parliament, said in a statement.

by | November 03, 2018 | 11:46

Divers conduct an operation near the search area of a site where Lion Air flight JT610 plane had crashed , off Tanjung Pakis, Indonesia, Wednesday, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Search teams in Indonesia have located the black box of the Boeing 737 Max 8 plane that plunged into the Java Sea earlier this week, Kompas TV reported.

by | November 03, 2018 | 11:07

But it is her 2015 decision to open Germany's borders to one million migrants that has provoked the most contention: evidence of a true global stateswoman putting human rights and morality over political advantage, or the rash reaction of an insecure leader and a move that has torn apart her party, country, and continent? Angela Merkel's response to the refugee crisis is being seen as a major contributor to her loss of support and impending departure.

by | November 03, 2018 | 10:53

These numbers don't include mail in ballots. Voters can cast ballots at county election board offices where they are registered from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Among lower-key elections, however, participation seems to be slightly higher among registered Democrats, which McDonald suggests could be a effect of voters channeling discontent with national politics into their local races.

by | November 03, 2018 | 10:33

Recent polls show Abrams and her Republican opponent, Brian Kemp , Georgia's secretary of state who has been endorsed by President Trump, in a dead heat . He declared that he had "a message for all of Stacey Abrams' liberal Hollywood friends: This ain't Hollywood ". Civil rights groups have sued Kemp's office for purging thousands of inactive voters from the rolls and enforcing the state's "Exact Match" law, which has placed more than 53,000 voter registrations in limbo because ...

by | November 03, 2018 | 05:42

The murder of the royal insider-turned-critic has provoked widespread outrage and fuelled an worldwide debate about arms deliveries to Saudi Arabia. Istanbul's chief prosecutor, Irfan Fidan , said this week that Khashoggi was immediately strangled when he arrived at the consulate.

by | November 03, 2018 | 03:18

The kingdom sacked two top aides to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as well three intelligence officials and arrested 18 Saudi suspects. Slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi is being remembered at a memorial service in Washington , D.C., on Friday, in an event that will include speeches from his fiancée, Hatice Cengiz, and others.

by | November 03, 2018 | 02:23

The woman, who did not want to be identified, was traveling on US 60 near Wickenburg in west-central Arizona on October 12 when she lost control of her vehicle, ran off the road and landed in a mesquite tree some 50 feet below the roadway, according to a press release.

by | November 03, 2018 | 00:00

Those discussions are moving along nicely with meetings being scheduled at the G-20 in Argentina, ' he tweeted. But Trump has not "set in stone" any decisions on escalating tariffs on Chinese goods and may withdraw some duties if there are promising policy discussions with China , White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Wednesday.

by | November 02, 2018 | 23:34

At the other end of the country, authorities in the lagoon city of Venice barred access to the central St Mark's Square, which was heavily flooded. Authorities temporarily suspended rail and auto traffic near the Brenner Pass, the Alpine route linking Italy to Austria, after a landslide made some parts of the motorway impassable.