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by | December 26, 2018 | 07:14

He continued posting on Friday (ten), Saturday (seven) and Sunday (eight), then ramped up the schedule on Monday, with ten tweets by the early afternoon. "We can't do it without a barrier, we can't do it without a wall". Justin Goodman, a spokesman for Schumer, countered: "If Director Mulvaney says the Trump Shutdown will last into the New Year, believe him, because it's their shutdown".

by | December 26, 2018 | 05:43

Canada has formally demanded the release of two Canadians who were detained by Chinese authorities in apparent retaliation for the arrest of Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver . "I don't know whether you paid attention to the treatment or the human rights of the Chinese citizen who was illegally detained in Canada at the request of the United States?" Germany expressed serious concern Sunday about the detention of Canadian nationals in China, a day after Ottawa ...

by | December 26, 2018 | 04:42

Meanwhile, Lebanese reports said Israeli warplanes infiltrated the Lebanese airspace on Tuesday evening at the time of the attack. Syrian air defences have confronted Israeli missiles above Damascus and downed majority before reaching their targets, Syrian state media have reported.

by | December 26, 2018 | 01:20

U.S. President Donald Trump and wife Melania Trump on Christmas Eve took calls from children anxious to find out where Santa was on his gift-giving journey. First Lady Melania Trump and the president each sat by a phone in the White House's State Dining Room around 6:30 journalists took photos and recorded video of them taking calls patched through from NORAD, the Hill reports.

by | December 25, 2018 | 23:21

Later that day, the child was forced to go back to the hospital when he "exhibited nausea and vomiting". The boy and his father were in CBP custody on December 24 when a Border Patrol agent noticed the child showing signs of illness, CBP said.

by | December 25, 2018 | 23:12

Other online responses traded on Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol", especially when the uncaring miser Ebenezer Scrooge is shown the error of his ways. A fourth of the federal government shut down Saturday because of the failure by the President and congressional Democrats to agree on funding to build the border wall, for which he has demanded $5 billion.

by | December 25, 2018 | 19:44

United States forces have for years backed the Kurdish People's Protection Forces (YPG)-led Syrian Democratic Forces in the fight against ISIL. In August, Riyadh said it would contribute $100m to northeast Syria for "stabilisation projects" in areas once held by IS and now controlled by US-backed forces, but it remains unclear if Trump was referring to this assistance in his tweet.

by | December 25, 2018 | 17:18

High temperatures tomorrow will be in the lower 30s with just a light northeast breeze. Conditions for Christmas Day should be mainly dry through the day except for lingering mountain snow showers. Good news if you want to do any traveling though, cause the majority of the day it will be dry in both the Sierra and the valley. "We could get snow, or maybe a cold rain", he said Monday .

by | December 25, 2018 | 16:22

Trump's decision, announced last week after a call with Erdogan, surprised his allies and his own experts, sparking the resignation of two of his top aides. Parts of the convoy have reportedly entered Northern Syria. The U.S. has since 2014 partnered with the Syrian Kurdish militia to drive out ISIS, a partnership that soured relations between Ankara and Washington.

by | December 25, 2018 | 16:23

Officials said Tuesday that the attack which is one of the deadliest assaults on the Afghan capital this year has left dozens injured. The target of the attack was the Public Works Ministry and the National Authority on Disabled and Heirs of Martyrs' Affairs in Kabul's PD16.

by | December 25, 2018 | 15:09

President Donald Trump may have just ruined a kid's Christmas after he questioned the child about believing in Santa during a Christmas Eve phone call. (Hint: this is particularly helpful for parents who want to convince their kids to get to sleep before Santa pops down the chimney.) If you've got a Google Assistant, you can also ask "Where's Santa?" starting December 23 and get the latest updates that way.

by | December 25, 2018 | 12:45

For Christmas on Tuesday expect a mix of sun and clouds. According to forecasters, Christmas Day will be dry in most areas, though it will remain mostly cloudy. The storm will impact highways for anyone in the region traveling later this week. It's not a sure thing by any means, but the National Weather Service is predicting a good chance of snow in the air - although probably not until after you're done opening presents.

by | December 25, 2018 | 10:40

Fire & Rescue NSW told 9 News that they had not received any earlier reports of cracking or structural issues with the building before last night's events. This resident described feeling the Opal Tower building shake. There are no longer concerns of the tower collapsing, police say. A police spokesperson said the building was 38 stories high.

by | December 25, 2018 | 08:08

Yang Moo-jin, a professor at Seoul's University of North Korean Studies, told AP Thursday that "Pyongyang is sending a message to Washington that confrontation and dialogue can not coexist". Bolton was referring to a pledge that the North Korean leader made in June at his first face-to-face meeting with Mr. Trump in Singapore. From the North Korean side, this is Denuclearization 101: the basis for a productive diplomatic process with the United States, building on a word that has ...

by | December 25, 2018 | 04:43

Warmbier, 22, was a University of Virginia student who was visiting North Korea with a tour group when he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in March 2016 on suspicion of stealing a propaganda poster. The head-shaven Warmbier had gone blind and deaf, his once straight teeth misaligned and his eyes bulging out, it said. The coroner in Hamilton County, Ohio, who examined Warmbier said she could not determine what caused the lack of oxygen to his brain that put him into a ...

by | December 24, 2018 | 20:00

The bureau had filed the cases on the basis of the Supreme Court's orders in its July 2017 Panamagate verdict , which had disqualified Sharif from the post of prime minister. "For how many times will you target one man? (This was) blind revenge's last hiccup but victory is Nawaz Sharif's, thank God", she tweeted in Urdu.

by | December 24, 2018 | 19:56

Indonesia's geologic agency said the volcano erupted for two minutes and 12 seconds on Friday, creating an ash cloud that rose 1,300 feet above the mountain. Television footage showed how the tsunami washed away an outdoor stage where Indonesian rock band Seventeen was performing for hundreds of guests at a party for utility company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN).

by | December 24, 2018 | 19:37

All told , lawmakers say, almost 75 percent of discretionary operations are funded, and aren't affected. Democrats are staunchly opposed, and the absence of an elusive deal means federal funds for dozens of agencies lapsed at midnight Friday.

by | December 24, 2018 | 18:57

The ministry said nine people have been killed , with the death toll rising on Thursday after a protester in his 60s was killed by a truck on a roundabout road in the municipality of Agen in southern France. The measures are expected to cost an estimated 10 billion euros ($1.14 billion). Much of France, but particularly Paris , has endured weeks of protests that at times descended into violence.

by | December 24, 2018 | 16:11

CREW argued that "ethics officials determin [ing] that a reasonable person would likely question Acting Attorney General Whitaker's impartiality if he participated in Special Counsel Mueller's investigation" should have been enough for Whitaker to recuse himself.