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by | December 19, 2018 | 23:11

As MPs jeered while awaiting the Labour leader's response, he appeared to mouth the words "stupid woman". "I know it's the pantomime season", she cried, "is he going to put a confidence vote?" Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been embroiled in a row for muttering under his breath whilst Prime Minister Theresa May addressed him.

by | December 19, 2018 | 21:12

It said that from January 1, the UK's involvement in elements of the carbon emissions trading system will be temporarily suspended, to ensure that an eventual no-deal Brexit does not disrupt its smooth functioning. THERESA May will urge leaders from the devolved administrations to " pull together " to back her Brexit agreement as the Government ramps up its no-deal preparations.

by | December 19, 2018 | 20:15

On December 12, Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison by a NY court over charges of tax evasion and campaign-finance violations. He says he is willing to cooperate more, which could lead SDNY prosecutors into the finances of the Trump Organization, legal experts say.

by | December 19, 2018 | 19:46

The spokeswoman said Australia's decision acknowledged the fact Jerusalem had been the seat of the modern Israeli government for 70 years and was the home of its parliament and Supreme Court. Israel regards all of Jerusalem as its capital, including the eastern sector that it annexed in a move not recognised internationally, after the 1967 Middle East war.

by | December 19, 2018 | 19:10

Seven civilians had been killed and dozens injured in terrorist attacks in Azaz and Euphrates Shield Operation regions earlier this week. In his remarks last Wednesday, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said "it is time to realize our decision to wipe out terror groups in the east of Euphrates".

by | December 19, 2018 | 18:57

Earlier on Wednesday, U.S. officials told Reuters that they were considering a total withdrawal of U.S. forces from the Middle Eastern country. The partnership with the SDF over the past several years has led to the defeat of ISIS but outraged North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey , which views Kurdish YPG forces in the alliance as an extension of a militant group fighting inside Turkey.

by | December 19, 2018 | 17:41

A Pentagon report released in August said the new command will "improve and evolve space warfighting", focusing on doctrine, tactics, techniques and procedures, making it akin to Special Operations Command, which provides a similar function for US Special Operations Forces, such as Navy SEALs and Army Special Forces.

by | December 19, 2018 | 16:57

Speaking on condition of anonymity, he said: "This misunderstanding is that (we are) trying to convert the two Izumo-class destroyers into full-fledged aircraft carriers, on which the F-35B aircraft will be permanently embarked, and the function of the Izumo-class destroyers will be to serve as full-fledged aircraft carriers".

by | December 19, 2018 | 16:28

Grace Mugabe allegedly attacked model Gabriella Engels in an upscale hotel on August 13, 2017, whipping her with an extension cord that cut her forehead. There was no immediate comment from Mrs Mugabe or from authorities in Harare. Mugabe allegedly assaulted Engels after she found the model partying with her two sons at a Sandton hotel.

by | December 19, 2018 | 09:42

The Trump administration is officially banning so-called bump stocks - an attachment that allows semiautomatic rifles to fire more rapidly. In the press release, Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker-who replaced Jeff Sessions after the 2018 midterms-is quoted as saying , "President Donald Trump is a law and order president, who has signed into law millions of dollars in funding for law enforcement officers in our schools".

by | December 19, 2018 | 04:13

The president would consider other options and the administration was looking at ways to find the money elsewhere, Sanders said. "Once they make a decision and they put something on the table, we'll make a determination on whether we'll move forward on a short-term or long-term funding bill", Sanders said.

by | December 18, 2018 | 20:12

The Washington Post notes that New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood filed a suit against the organization in June, calling for $2.8 million in restitution to be paid out because of the charity's "shocking pattern of illegality".

by | December 18, 2018 | 18:18

While the U.S. State Department has neither denied nor confirmed previous meetings with the Taliban, Washington's special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad previously said he has held several meetings with all Afghans involved in the protracted conflict - a reference that would include the Taliban, who control or hold sway in almost half of Afghanistan.

by | December 18, 2018 | 17:49

The report, seen by the Washington Post , found that Russians at the "Internet Research Agency" divided Americans into interest groups and targeted them across social media, posting on smaller sites like Tumblr as well as on Facebook , Twitter, and YouTube.

by | December 18, 2018 | 17:32

When officers arrived, a suspect had made his way onto the tracks and the officers went after him. "These fearless young men were consumed with identifying a potential threat", police superintendent Eddie Johnson said late Monday at the Police Department's South Side headquarters.

by | December 18, 2018 | 16:31

But little progress has been made since then, with Washington pushing to maintain sanctions against the North until its "final, fully verified denuclearisation" and Pyongyang condemning U.S. Sunday's developments came as North Korea marked the seventh anniversary of the death of former leader Kim Jong-il with visits to statues and vows of loyalty to his son and successor, Kim Jong-un.

by | December 18, 2018 | 11:30

Last month, Mahathir raised his concerns with his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison during the Asean summit in Singapore. Its foreign ministry spokesman, Mr Arrmanatha Nasir, noted on Saturday that Australia had not moved its embassy to Jerusalem and called on all members of the United Nations to recognise a Palestinian state "based on the principle of two-state solutions".

by | December 18, 2018 | 06:18

The Old Kingdom is the period in the third millennium between 2686-2181 B.C., which is also known as the "Age of the Pyramids". Inside the tomb there are 18 niches displaying 24 large coloured statues carved in rock and depicting the owner of the tomb and his family.

by | December 18, 2018 | 05:17

The U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) said it had so far confirmed the existence of four tunnels which the Israeli army discovered in the vicinity of the border demarcation, known as the "Blue Line", adding the finds were of "serious concern".

by | December 18, 2018 | 04:12

Comey first testified December 7. "No", Comey replied flatly. "Republicans used to understand that the actions of a president matter, the words of a president matter, the rule of law matters and the truth matters", Comey said, taking a more political tone Monday afternoon than he did last Friday following his first round of testimony in front of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees.