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by | December 27, 2018 | 13:40

He did not meet Iraqi officials while there but spoke on the phone with Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi. Trump said he was in "no rush" to nominate a new defense chief. allies. Mr Trump told troops at the Iraq base: "We're no longer the suckers, folks". IS has lost a significant amount of territory in Iraq and Syria but is still seen as a threat.

by | December 27, 2018 | 09:59

Clouds of ash spewed from the nearby Anak Krakatau, or child of Krakatau, nearly obscuring the volcanic island where a crater collapse at high tide on Saturday sent waves up to five meters high smashing into the coast on the Sunda Strait, between Java and Sumatra islands.

by | December 27, 2018 | 09:40

Israel has repeatedly warned in recent years that Iran is seeking to establish a military presence in Syria , where it is fighting alongside Russian Federation and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah on behalf of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Trump told reporters he had overruled generals asking to extend the Syria deployment, where about 2,000 U.S. forces, joined by other foreign troops, assist local fighters battling Islamic State jihadist group.

by | December 27, 2018 | 07:09

Shortly before 1 a.m., Newman Police Officer Ronil Singh, 33, was conducting a traffic stop in Newman, a city in Stanislaus County. "Our Newman Police family is devastated by the loss of Ronil", said Newman Police Chief Randy Richardson in a statement.

by | December 27, 2018 | 06:40

Mr Putin was speaking after overseeing what the Kremlin said was a pre-deployment test of the new missile system, called Avangard. "This has just been completed with absolute success", Putin said during a televised meeting with members of the government.

by | December 27, 2018 | 01:24

The Bishop of Mbamili Diocese Rt Rev. Henry Okechukwu Okeke yesterday called on Christians all over the world to pursue peace has described Christmas as a significant period, charging Christians and non Christians to pursue peace, show love to one another during Christmas celebration.

by | December 27, 2018 | 00:09

Those traveling through the area Wednesday evening and Thursday morning should expect to encounter reduced visibility due to blowing snow, as well as slight ice accumulation. However, "There is the potential for major travel disruptions with this storm", Max Vido, a Long-Range Meteorologist for AccuWeather said, according to USA Today .

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:54

The president appeared to be trying to use his unprovoked attack on Comey as a way of highlighting supposedly unpredictable behavior from the Democratic party that has led to the current government shutdown . About 8 in 10 employees of the National Park Service are staying home, and many parks have closed. 'I am all alone (poor me) in the White House waiting for the Democrats to come back and make a deal on desperately needed Border Security, ' he tweeted .

by | December 26, 2018 | 22:11

The president was joined at the air base by National Security Adviser John Bolton for meetings with political and military leaders. Trump and first lady Melania Trump met with military personnel on Wednesday at Al Asad Air Base in Iraq, according to photos from Reuters.

by | December 26, 2018 | 21:37

And this year too, Christmas was no different. To you, I hope there are much better and brighter times ahead. It's been my pleasure and privilege to offer my thoughts on events and people in Pleasanton, the Tri-Valley and beyond for all of my adult life (more than 50 years).

by | December 26, 2018 | 20:10

The Mount Etna volcano erupted on Monday (Dec 24), spewing ash as several minor earthquakes hit the region, and prompting a partial closure of the Sicilian airspace around the mountain. There were no immediate reports of injuries or disruption to local residents. On Monday, hikers on Etna were brought down from the higher elevations for their safety.

by | December 26, 2018 | 19:33

Hundreds of people paid tribute to Danish student Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, and 28-year-old Norwegian Maren Ueland outside the embassies of their homelands in the capital Rabat. Ratiba Naji, a housewife, tried to hold back her emotions as she said, "It's horrendous". Many attendees cried. They then quietly departed to the Danish Embassy , where again tears were shed, and candles were lit in honor of the two women, university students passionate about the outdoors.

by | December 26, 2018 | 19:29

Amid official silence over her fate, former French spy and dual US citizen Jean-Pierre Hervé Jaubert told the British newspaper that he had helped Sheikha Latifa in her attempt to flee to the United States. "Photographs taken during the afternoon they spent together have been shared, with their consent", it said. "Latifa's allegations against Sheikh Mohammed are grave and warrant a full investigation", Radha Stirling, CEO of Detained in Dubai said in March.

by | December 26, 2018 | 17:45

A spokeswoman for the court also told the AP that Ginsburg remained in NY at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center on Sunday. Ginsburg cast the deciding vote Friday against the Trump administration's enforcing a ban on asylum for migrants who illegally cross the U.S.

by | December 26, 2018 | 14:39

Italy's Catania airport resumed full operations a day after an ash cloud from Mount Etna's latest eruption forced it to shut down, while fiery red lava could be seen shooting from the volcano in eastern Sicily on Tuesday. "Etna remains a risky volcano, and this country of ours is unfortunately fragile", government undersecretary Vito Crimi said. The Civil Protection agency said temporary shelters were being set up for people whose houses were damaged or who were too alarmed to return to ...

by | December 26, 2018 | 14:00

Mattis resigned from his post last week but had planned to remain on the job until February. "We are substantially subsidizing the Militaries of many VERY rich countries all over the world, while at the same time these countries take total advantage of the USA, and our TAXPAYERS, on Trade", Trump said in a series of tweets .

by | December 26, 2018 | 12:44

Twenty-one other people were wounded in what authorities said was a suicide attack carried out by "terrorists". In September the NOC headquarters was attacked by ISIS who killed two staff members and injured 10. Two competing administrations, rival militias, tribes and jihadists have been competing for control of territory and the country's vast oil wealth.

by | December 26, 2018 | 10:32

A Mexican governor and her senator husband have been killed in a helicopter crash in the central state of Puebla. She was sworn in 10 days ago after independent electoral authorities dismissed the challenge. President López Obrador's leftist Morena party had alleged widespread irregularities and fraud in the poll, and the final results had to be validated by an electoral tribunal.

by | December 26, 2018 | 09:40

Meghan came under fire for her poor attempt a year ago, where she did not go down far enough and was shown-up by Kate's more polished effort. Queen Elizabeth II has spent the festive period, as she always does, with her family at Sandringham, in Norfolk, where the royal family attended a church service on Christmas Day.

by | December 26, 2018 | 09:27

The evacuation alarm was raised about 2.45 p.m. on December 24 in the Sydney Opal Tower building in Sydney Olympic Park . Residents told police they heard cracking noises throughout the morning and emergency services are now testing the structural integrity of the building.