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by | December 22, 2018 | 23:03

Officers boarded the 236-metre long cargo ship, called the Grande Tema , shortly after 11pm on Friday. "We continue to deal with a complex incident on board a vessel", Essex Police said in a statement. They added: "We are not now treating this as either a hostage, piracy or terror related incident". And what we understand is that they wanted to jump and reach the coast of the UK.

by | December 22, 2018 | 19:15

Britain, Australia and New Zealand joined the USA in slamming China over what they called a global campaign of cyber-enabled commercial intellectual property theft, signalling growing global coordination against the practice. Their targets included the US Navy , the National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA ) and a range of aviation, space and satellite-technology companies.

by | December 22, 2018 | 17:03

A South Korean government official said North and South Korea continue to discuss the possibility of Kim Jong Un's visit to Seoul this month. "I expressed in our meeting today the importance of remaining united in pursuit of a final, fully-verified denuclearization of North Korea , as agreed to by Chairman Kim in Singapore ", Pompeo said during a meeting with Chinese officials last month in Washington .

by | December 22, 2018 | 15:29

The United States imposed fresh Russia-related sanctions on Wednesday, expanding a blacklist of individuals allegedly involved in a Kremlin-backed campaign to meddle with the 2016 US presidential election, among other misdeeds. The U.S. Treasury hit 15 members of Russia's GRU military intelligence agency with sanctions Wednesday over their alleged roles in interference in the 2016 presidential election and hacking the World Anti-Doping Agency.

by | December 22, 2018 | 14:00

They did not live together. Authorities also said its an "absolute possibility" that there could be an additional arrest in connection with the solicitation charge, but they declined to comment further. A spokeswoman for Frazee's lawyer, Jeremy Loew, said he will issue a statement later on Friday. Berreth's mother Cheryl, who lives in Idaho, reported her missing on December 2.

by | December 22, 2018 | 13:00

On Thursday, Yang finally turned himself in and was charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless endangerment. "He was getting worse all the time". Much of the poison was allegedly secretly placed into food and drinks in their shared dorm room refrigerator. Royal got sick again in March to such an extent that he had to go to the hospital.

by | December 22, 2018 | 11:13

They had already approved a bipartisan package earlier this week that would continue existing border security funding, at $1.3 billion, but without new money for Trump's wall. I will be the one to shut it down. "I am very proud of you!" he tweeted. But funding for other agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security, the Justice Department and Agriculture Department, is set to expire at midnight on Friday.

by | December 22, 2018 | 09:55

He later softened his tone, apologizing for suggesting that Flynn had worked as a foreign agent while in the White House when that other work had actually already ended. Three previous defendants in Mueller's probe - Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen, the Dutch lawyer Alex van der Zwaan and former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos - pleaded guilty to the same crime of lying.

by | December 22, 2018 | 04:55

WASHINGTON-The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday, marking a sharp change in the Trump administration's policy aimed at forcing the Taliban to the peace table after more than 17 years of war.

by | December 22, 2018 | 04:43

Japan will inform the IWC of its decision by the end of the year, Kyodo news agency said, months after the body rejected its latest bid to resume commercial whaling . The IWC decided on a moratorium on commercial whaling in 1982. The popularity of whale meat in Japan has declined over time - along with its profitability.

by | December 22, 2018 | 03:13

Experts said that China's reform and opening-up not only is a milestone in the country's history but also holds global significance. In a symbolic gesture, China also honoured 100 Chinese nationals and 10 foreigners for their contributions to the country's reform and opening up, including Singapore's late founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew.

by | December 22, 2018 | 00:14

The court said the 85-year-old Ginsburg, who is Jewish, had the surgery Friday in NY and will remain in the hospital for a few days. "Ginsburg is resting comfortably and is expected to remain in the hospital for a few days", the court said in a statement .

by | December 21, 2018 | 22:09

The criminal affidavit in the case has been sealed until investigators can follow up on leads and feel confident the release of documents won't hurt the investigation, May said. At a news conference in Florissant, De Young "said he considered Berreth's disappearance suspicious" but "stopped short of naming Frazee as a suspect or a person of interest", KOAA reported.

by | December 21, 2018 | 21:10

Morganelli said Royal's tongue was sore for several days and that he became sickened again the following month. Yukai Yang , 22, conjured up a toxic concoction laced with thallium that cause his roommate Juwan Royal to get sick after consuming it.

by | December 21, 2018 | 20:40

Trump this morning threatened a shutdown on Twitter if the Democrats don't agree to his demands. -Mexican border to thwart illegal immigration, top Republican congressional leaders said Thursday. The measure, which includes a almost $US8 billion disaster aid package many lawmakers want for coastal hurricanes and California wildfires, now goes to the Senate, where its prospects are grim amid strong opposition from Democrats.

by | December 21, 2018 | 12:53

Special Counsel Robert Mueller , leading the Russian Federation investigation, had asked the judge not to sentence Flynn to prison because he already had provided "substantial" cooperation to prosecutors over the course of many interviews.

by | December 21, 2018 | 11:43

If there is snowfall on the ground, it will most likely fall before Christmas. Christmas Day is just a week away. and it's tipped to be a scorcher! A cold front will approach the area on Wednesday, bringing a few more clouds and a slight chance for a few showers, mainly to the east of the metro.

by | December 21, 2018 | 11:44

The White House had signaled earlier this week that Trump would sign the bill . MSNBC on-air has just reported that Speaker Paul Ryan is late for his final press conference, and has been pulled out of a meeting with House Republicans by an "emergency" phone call from President Trump .

by | December 21, 2018 | 11:35

Reporters Without Borders would doubtless say their objective is to chronicle the dangers of the journalistic profession, so they must include deaths by misadventure and random criminal attacks. He was strangled and dismembered - allegedly by Saudi agents. Crown Jewel was surrounded by controversy and calls to cancel the event due to the state-sponsored murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi .

by | December 21, 2018 | 07:57

According to the report , Barr wrote in the memo, "Mueller should not be permitted to demand that the President submit to interrogation about alleged obstruction". Mueller's investigation, which President Donald Trump derides as a " witch hunt ", is also examining whether Trump's campaign had colluded with Moscow.