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by | January 09, 2019 | 05:13

Dalton, who made the surprising declaration to plead guilty as the court was preparing for jury voir dire, said his decision was made to avoid putting his family through a trial. "I've wanted this for quite a while". Nonetheless, his attorney Eusebio Solis said they will not put up an insanity defense, adding that an independent evaluation determined he fell short of the legal requirements, according to CW7.

by | January 09, 2019 | 05:10

The AGP's move to snap ties with the BJP, just a few months before general elections, will have little impact on chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal's government, but it adds to the perception about the saffron party's inability to keep its allies.

by | January 08, 2019 | 17:19

His contract was scheduled to end later this month, and although the school was discussing another job posting for Jia, he used a hammer and attacked students to "vent his resentment", Xicheng district mayor Wang Shaofeng said at a press conference late Tuesday.

by | January 08, 2019 | 15:54

This is not the first time the Argentinian pope, himself descended from Italian immigrants, has appealed to European leaders to open their borders. Another ship run by the German humanitarian group, Sea-Eye, carries 17 people rescued on December 29 on board its ship.

by | January 08, 2019 | 14:23

President Jair Bolsonaro issued an inauguration day executive order late Tuesday to transfer those responsibilities to the Agriculture Ministry. Preferred shares in the country's largest utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA ELET6.SA jumped over 10 pct after new Energy & Mines Minister Bento Albuquerque said the company would be partially privatized.

by | January 08, 2019 | 13:04

The National Park Service says parts of Death Valley National Park closed Friday, the latest park to suffer the effects of the partial government shutdown . Entrance fees to the park are nonexistent as no one is manning the entrance of the park. With restrooms shuttered, visitors had been relieving themselves off of Wawona Road, which is also California Highway 41, posing a health risk for other visitors.

by | January 08, 2019 | 09:43

There were 37 arrests in Paris alone, where damage included burned-out cars and masked protesters breaking into a government ministry using a forklift truck. The protesters drew support from a unlikely source on Monday when the two leading figures of the populist government in Rome urged the "yellow vests" to continue, in comments which risk ramping up Italy's war of words with Macron .

by | January 08, 2019 | 09:11

Such was the importance of capturing Badawi that the State Department's Rewards for Justice had once offered $5 million for information that could lead intelligence agencies to him. The US says there was no collateral damage. Seventeen US sailors were killed and at least 40 people were wounded in the attack on 12 October 2000 which happened as the destroyer was refuelling.

by | January 08, 2019 | 08:16

The president tweeted that he will address the nation on the " Humanitarian and National Security crisis on our Southern Border". He said he will be speaking Tuesday night at 9 p.m. The letter from Office of Management and Budget Acting Director Russell Vought sought funding for a "steel barrier on the Southwest border". House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has flatly rejected providing any funding for a border wall to resolve the stalemate.

by | January 08, 2019 | 08:07

According to a report from ABC13, citing court documents filed in the case, the suspects thought it was another vehicle when they opened fire last week on the auto leaving a Houston-area Walmart parking lot. Both men arrested in the case are reported to be black males. Barnes's murder drew widespread national media attention, partly because of suspicions that she was killed in a racially motivated shooting .

by | January 08, 2019 | 07:17

Many Conservative MPs continue to believe the deal does not represent the Brexit the country voted for, and some are actively calling for Britain to leave with no deal. "Leaving without a deal would make continued investment in United Kingdom manufacturing a real challenge for global firms, when they have plants in other European locations".

by | January 08, 2019 | 05:36

During his term as World Bank President beginning July 2012, Mr. Kim emphasised that one of the greatest needs in the developing world is infrastructure finance and he pushed the Bank Group to maximize finance for development by working with a new cadre of private sector partners committed to building sustainable, climate-smart infrastructure in developing nations, the release said.

by | January 08, 2019 | 05:01

A Perth child has been seen, wearing just a nappy, sitting upright on the roof racks of a moving vehicle. Footage obtained by Nine News shows a toddler on top of a vehicle being driven by his mother who was reportedly unaware her son was on the roof.

by | January 08, 2019 | 02:28

The train crossed the border at about 22.15 local time (14.15 GMT) and was expected in the Chinese capital on Tuesday morning, the South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, citing an informed source. "It will be announced probably in the not too distant future", he said of a summit with Kim. At the June summit in Singapore, the two leaders signed an agreement to work towards the denuclearisation of the peninsula.

by | January 08, 2019 | 01:01

The other conferences are in San Diego and Phoenix. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Washington Democrat Adam Smith, the incoming chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said Trump has the authority to declare an emergency and have the U.S.

by | January 07, 2019 | 11:58

He claimed they could now enjoy "the sacred gift of emancipation, independence and self-governance, becoming free from every external reliance and intervention", as cited by AP. The decision may also lead to a lasting schism in the global Orthodox movement, says the BBC's Jonah Fisher in Kiev, Ukraine. The drive for Ukrainian Orthodox independence intensified in 2014, when Russian Federation annexed Crimea and Russia-backed separatists seized a big swathe of territory in eastern Ukraine.

by | January 07, 2019 | 11:47

Taiwan's leader, President Tsai Ing-wen has also appealed for worldwide solidarity to protect the country's democratic values, as she rebuffed President Xi's call that Taiwan "will and must be" reunified with China . Analysts say the vote for the new party head will set the tone for the run-up to next year's presidential election. During a meeting in Singapore in 2015, he said he told Xi that he could rest assured the different interpretation of "one China" would not result in Taiwan and ...

by | January 07, 2019 | 11:13

Saudi laws require females to get permission from male relatives before they travel or undertake a host of everyday tasks, restrictions which make it doubly hard for those wishing to escape family or life in the Islamic kingdom. She said she believed she was stopped after her family appealed to Kuwait Airways. "As far as we can tell, her father is a prominent government official, I expect he's going to be very, very harsh", Robertson told The Daily Mail.

by | January 07, 2019 | 10:43

The Democrats who control the House passed the bills that would fund the departments of State, Commerce, Agriculture, Labor, Treasury and other agencies through September 30, the end of the current fiscal year. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., said Trump said he would "keep the government closed for a very long period of time - months or even years".

by | January 07, 2019 | 10:39

In his statement , the 49-year-old expressed his gratitude to the Malay Rulers, who elected him in 2016. It is the only country in the world to have a rotational monarchy, with the top job passing between nine hereditary state rulers, one every five years.