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by | December 28, 2018 | 17:26

At 9 a.m. local time on December 24 , the father and child were transported to the Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico, for "possible influenza symptoms", after an agent noticed the boy had a cough and "glossy eyes".

by | December 28, 2018 | 12:57

The ceremony, which took place in the North Korean border town of Kaesong, came after the Koreas conducted a joint survey on sections of the North's railway system that they someday hope to link with the South. Under the current law, defectors from the communist country can face restrictions in receiving state support in case they fail to express their intent to settle in South Korea within one year of arrival.

by | December 28, 2018 | 11:37

At 10:15pm they reported the incident was under control and there were no reported injuries and no fire. The New York Police Department said it appeared that a transformer had exploded at a campus operated by Consolidated Edison, a major energy company in the US.

by | December 28, 2018 | 08:19

Ms. Obama more tripled the others, earning 15% of total mentions. Former first lady Michelle Obama is the most admired woman in America. Meanwhile, the current first lady's approval ratings have continued to decline , with 54 percent of respondents in a CNN poll reporting they had a favorable view of her in October to 43 percent earlier this month.

by | December 28, 2018 | 07:19

Authorities do not know who was piloting the plane. She said her parents' involvement in church and service to God were the "foundation" of their lives. Crews were able to put the fire out in about 10 minutes. Police say the plane came down two homes in the area, but four had to be evacuated. Sioux Falls Mayor Paul Ten Haken said in a tweet Wednesday, "While we mourn the loss of these great community leaders, let's also reflect on their unbelievable hearts for children and this city".

by | December 28, 2018 | 07:13

Trump made the surprise visit to Iraq one day after Christmas along with First Lady Melania Trump . Trump told his audience in Iraq that the decision to withdraw the roughly 2,000 troops from Syria illustrated his quest to put "America first".

by | December 28, 2018 | 07:04

NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan confirmed no injuries were sustained in the explosion. Con Ed referred to the incident as a " brief electrical fire " and said the cause is under investigation. Because all FAA facilities at La Guardia are on generator power there was no interruption to air traffic control, FAA spokesman Greg Martin said. "I ran up to my rooftop and grabbed the video while it lasted for a few minutes".

by | December 28, 2018 | 00:29

Al-Jubeir, the soft-spoken foreign minister since 2015, will be demoted to minister of state for foreign affairs. A royal decree was also issued to restructure the Political and Security Affairs Council, headed by Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman , the controversial 33-year-old heir to the Saudi throne commonly known as MBS.

by | December 27, 2018 | 21:10

The couple posed for photographs with soldiers. But unfortunately, Trump managed to make what should have been a low-key and uncontroversial affair into an embarrassing disaster. Mr Trump has said he would travel to Afghanistan at some point. Mattis was supposed to continue leading the Pentagon for several weeks, but Trump moved up his exit and announced that Patrick Shanahan, deputy defence secretary, would take the job on January 1 and he was in "no rush" to nominate a new defence ...

by | December 27, 2018 | 19:31

Allies and against the advice of his top national security advisers. President Trump's decision on Syria was against the advice of experts on the region, as well as many of his own advisers. In addition to opposing the spread of authoritarianism, Mattis was adamant about the US' role in upholding worldwide maritime law, and took a hard line in support of United States freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea.

by | December 27, 2018 | 19:02

Maria Ortega, 44, who lives near San Diego and is the wife of a Department of Homeland Security worker, said that she and her husband have tried to talk with their two children about the shutdown without scaring them. Asked when the government would reopen fully, Trump said he couldn't say. Matt Schlapp, head of the American Conservative Union and a White House ally, said the standoff won't be any easier to solve with Pelosi presiding over the House of Representatives.

by | December 27, 2018 | 18:48

The government, which has imposed a near-total news blackout on the protests, has acknowledged fatalities but gave no figures. What comes after the protests depends on the government, he said. "We are protesting to show our support for Sudan and to raise awareness in global media about what's happening there", said Abbas. Speaking to reporters in Omdurman, on the west bank of the Nile, Mahdi said the protest movement "is legal and was launched because of the deteriorating situation in ...

by | December 27, 2018 | 17:45

Although she knew she was talking to POTUS, she told the Post and Courier , "It wasn't really (nerve-wracking), I just had to think of what the truth was". At first, they thought she was speaking with a pre-recorded message, then they realized Collman was actually speaking with the president. "You just enjoy yourself", Trump concluded.

by | December 27, 2018 | 17:17

Under the earlier Act, marijuana was used only to relieve pain and fatigue. According to the The New York Times , Thailand announced that it would legalize medical marijuana use among its citizens. Reliable sources claimed that public hearings exhibited overwhelming support for the measure. Recreational marijuana continues to be illegal in Thailand , and possession of 10 kilograms or less of the drug is punishable by five years in prison.

by | December 27, 2018 | 17:00

The children weren't even technically reported missing; the AJC reported that local police appeared on the property to investigate following an anonymous tip via 911 call expressing concern about the girl's whereabouts. Her boyfriend, Roy Anthony Prater, was also arrested. "More charges could be forthcoming", McDuffie said. A third child was taken from the home to the hospital, but is expected to be OK.

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:51

The visit, which was not announced in advance, came against the backdrop of mounting controversies over Trump's plans to withdraw forces from the Middle East, the ongoing government shutdown, and an apparently coincidental New York Times article that explored the president's past avoidance of military service.

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:37

The New Mexico Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management issued a warning to travelers this morning telling them to get to their destinations today. The heaviest snowfall is expected along and west of the Red River Valley, where blizzard conditions are expected Thursday. The winter storm warning extends south of St.

by | December 27, 2018 | 16:16

Russian men aged 16 to 60 were barred from Ukraine under martial law, which ended at 12:00 GMT. Earlier Wednesday Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced the end of martial law in Ukraine's 10 border regions with Russian Federation.

by | December 27, 2018 | 15:55

In a sign of the growing diplomatic rift between the two leaders, Macron also said "I deeply regret the decision" by Trump to pull out troops. Ankara regards the Kurdish militia as a terrorist organization. Preventing "friendly fire" with the US Turkey's delay in launching the operation does not mean the country has given up on operations to be conducted in the future, Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu said last week.

by | December 27, 2018 | 15:17

Hundreds of protesters rallied on Tuesday in Sudan's capital as riot police deployed heavily to prevent a planned march on President Omar al-Bashir's palace to call for his resignation following days of deadly demonstrations. Sudan's foreign ministry summoned Kuwait's ambassador to Khartoum Bassam Mohammed al-Qabandi after the Gulf state issued a travel warning and called on its citizens living there to leave.