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by | January 07, 2019 | 08:47

TSA agents are among the government employees that are being asked to work without pay during the Trump-imposed shutdown . The Department of Homeland Security is vehemently denying a new report claiming that hundreds of Transportation Security Administration screeners are calling out sick amid the ongoing government shutdown.

by | January 07, 2019 | 08:29

Per AP, he spoke to reporters in Jerusalem: "There are objectives that we want to accomplish that condition the withdrawal ..." Two British soldiers were wounded Saturday in eastern Syria by a missile fired by the Daesh group, an NGO said.

by | January 07, 2019 | 06:24

Defense officials including U.S. Central Command spokesman Navy Capt. William Urban originally identified Badawi as a person likely killed in the airstrike, which took place about 75 miles east of the capital of Sanaa on Friday. Urban could not confirm the Al Qaeda operative's death, saying USA forces were still assessing the results. Another key suspect in the Cole attack, Abdel Rahim Al Nashiri remains incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay.

by | January 07, 2019 | 05:40

It is also seeking a solution to the three-year-old war in Yemen in which US-supported coalition has battled with Iran-supported Houthi rebels over control of the country. On Thursday, Pompeo had told a media house that the United States has asserted that it will ensure that "Turks don't slaughter the Kurds" in Syria amid the exit of USA troops in the strife-torn region.

by | January 07, 2019 | 05:00

From Sunday (today), the courts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be bound to notify all Saudi women about rulings on their divorce via text messages . a step aimed at protecting the rights of female clients", the Saudi Ministry of Justice said in a statement on their website. "This system strangles Saudi women", said Abu-Dayyeh.

by | January 07, 2019 | 03:59

Aiming to run a grassroots campaign ahead of a potential 2020 run for president, Elizabeth Warren announced she is shutting down her joint fundraising PAC. Tim Daugherty, a post office worker from Council Bluffs, said he thought Iowa voters would appreciate Warren's fighting spirit. That underscores two challenges for Warren this weekend: She is not coming in as an obvious front-runner, and she might be compared, in voters' minds, to the idealized versions of other campaigns that have yet ...

by | January 07, 2019 | 03:22

Independent Central Africa analyst Kris Berwouts, meanwhile, said Kabila's administration was "cornered" in the wake of the election. All three have already claimed the vote is going their way. According to Mr Royce, voting machines did not work well, people had to queue for hours before they could vote, and there was not enough election material.

by | January 07, 2019 | 02:58

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's principle that "we will be both on the ground and at the table" clearly explains that both military and diplomatic means are always open for the national interests, Kalin said. In light of the civil war in Syria, Israel has in recent years stepped up its calls on friendly governments to recognize that Israel will never return the strategically important territory to the Assad regime, but so far not even one country has done so.

by | January 07, 2019 | 02:42

The Harris County Sheriff's Office released a sketch (left) of the man suspected in the deadly shooting of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes (right). The prosecutor said the anonymous source who tipped off the police identified Larry name and described him as a black male.

by | January 07, 2019 | 02:31

He was taken to hospital suffering from severe burns but was in a critical condition in intensive care last night so police have been unable to question him. A spokesman for local firefighters, Tomasz Kubiak, said the units responding to the blaze had to use special equipment and force their way into the locked escape room .

by | January 07, 2019 | 02:03

Where did Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez grow up? Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) set her own Twitter record. The victory has made her a key figure of the liberal wing of the party, and Ocasio-Cortez has demonstrated a few times that she can respond swiftly to her detractors.

by | January 07, 2019 | 01:18

In a meeting with members of his Cabinet, Trump boasted that he had "essentially" fired Mattis by moving up the four-star general's departure date by two months. The national defence strategy, released by Mattis in January previous year, describes China as "a strategic competitor" that "will continue to pursue a military modernisation program that seeks Indo-Pacific regional hegemony in the near term and displacement of the United States to achieve global pre-eminence in the future".

by | January 07, 2019 | 01:14

Hassett added Thursday, noting that he was a "globalist" before joining the Trump administration: "If we have a successful negotiation with China, then Apple's sales and everybody else's sales will recover". Other drivers of US growth, including government and business spending and net exports, are all sagging or expected to do so in coming months. The U.S.

by | January 07, 2019 | 00:10

Her first task will be to help end a partial federal government shutdown over Trump's insistence that lawmakers fund a US-Mexico border wall. Jordan is unlikely to vote for any proposal that doesn't include Trump's full request, but one of the byproducts of Democrats taking back the House is that Jordan's vote is irrelevant.

by | January 06, 2019 | 03:01

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler said it's too early to talk "intelligently" about impeaching President Trump, Talking Points Memo reported . We shouldn't be impeaching for a political reason, and we shouldn't avoid impeachment for a political reason. She added, "I think, you know, President Trump has met his match".

by | January 05, 2019 | 23:19

Presidents condemned it, but they also remained supporters of the Afghans' holy Jihad ", the statement said. The Soviet Union fully withdrew from Afghanistan in 1989, and the pro-Soviet government it had installed there collapsed in 1992 following a civil war with the Mujahideen.

by | January 05, 2019 | 22:57

Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Why it matters: Media outlets have speculated throughout the investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation that the special counsel may soon be wrapping up his probe.

by | January 05, 2019 | 22:16

The government payroll system has yet to implement the pay raise for executives including the vice president, a Congressional aide said. The raises will kick in automatically on 5 January, unless there is legislation to stop them, according to office of personnel management documents obtained by the Post .

by | January 05, 2019 | 20:57

The Florida Highway Patrol said a semi-truck heading north inexplicably veered into the path of a vehicle to its left. A fifth vehicle, a pickup truck that was traveling behind the semitruck and van in the southbound lanes, may have struck some of the people ejected from the van and debris, Riordan said.

by | January 05, 2019 | 17:56

Mike Pompeo said the technology planned to be used is "virtually" the same as that found in intercontinental ballistic missiles , raising concerns about its multiple applications. "We advise the regime to reconsider these provocative launches and cease all activities related to ballistic missiles in order to avoid deeper economic and diplomatic isolation ", he said, without specifying what steps the United States would take should Iran pursue the launch.