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by | August 23, 2018 | 08:08

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi praised El Salvador's decision to "recognise there is one China in the world". The impasse has accelerated Beijing's efforts to tempt Taiwan's remaining diplomatic partners to normalize relations, and resulted in debate within Taiwan about the direction of its foreign policy, and whether its remaining allies can be relied upon given the likelihood that China will continue to offer outsized economic incentives.

by | August 23, 2018 | 07:57

The other charges involve bank fraud and income tax evasion. Cohen's guilty plea capped a monthslong investigation that included inquiries into his taxi medallion business and payments he made to silence porn star Stormy Daniels and former Playboy model Karen McDougal ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

by | August 23, 2018 | 07:23

He has been under growing pressure over poor polling and a revolt by the conservative wing of his party. Australia's Finance Minister Mathias Cormann, left, declared support for Turnbull less than 24 hours ago. We'll keep you posted on developments. Mr Ciobo, Health Minister Greg Hunt, Human Services Minister Michael Keenan, Law Enforcement Minister Angus Taylor, Citizenship Minister Alan Tudge, and assistant ministers James McGrath, Zed Seselja and Michael Sukkar all voted for Mr Dutton ...

by | August 23, 2018 | 07:00

The company is now taking things a bit further by rating users on trustworthiness. Citing an interview with Facebook product manager Tessa Lyons , the Post said Facebook created the rating system in the a year ago. Lyons said that it was "not uncommon for people to tell us something is false simply because they disagree with the premise of a story or they're intentionally trying to target a particular publisher ".

by | August 23, 2018 | 06:42

Air quality in Portland ranks fourth-worst among major cities worldwide on Wednesday morning, according to a data visualization tool that tracks air quality. Dr. Trevor Corneil, chief medical officer for Interior Health, the Okanagan's provincial health-care co-ordinator, said Sunday even professional triathletes could struggle if particulate entered their lungs and bloodstream.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:59

But he said for short-term voter consumption, "What Trump does is he fights back and for better or for worse, depending which side of the political spectrum you're on, it either shows that he's standing up for himself and his supporters or it shows he is a demigod and a true threat to democracy".

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:39

However, Dr Mahathir has vowed to discuss the "unfair" deals on his visit. When he joined the opposition to topple then-Prime Minister Najib Razak previous year, Mahathir strongly criticized the Najib government's business deals with China, especially a massive loan from China to build a rail link.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:37

Rescuers are continuing to comb through tons of debris in a desperate search to find further possible survivors. It also said tolls would be suspended in the Genoa area. "Now we expect things to move fast and that people (who had to leave their homes) are given a place to stay", Prime Minister Conte posted on his Facebook profile.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:34

The bodies of Watts' wife and children were found last week on the property of the oil and gas company he worked for near Denver . Watts claims that he and his wife had an "emotional" conversation shortly before the strangling and that he told her he wanted to initiate a separation after she returned home around 2 a.m.

by | August 23, 2018 | 04:33

Dane Lang, co-owner of the farm and a member of the prominent Republican Lang family, said Rivera had passed the government's background check and was an employee "of good standing" despite police saying he had been in the U.S. Kim Reynolds (R) who say the USA immigration system is not strict enough. "This person is an undocumented immigrant", CNN host John Berman said. We're getting them changed, but we have to get more Republicans.

by | August 22, 2018 | 17:33

The Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C., issued a news release slamming the USA for continuing to hold alleged Russian spy Maria Butina and accusing the US government of "practices that are slightly below torture". Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, demanding Butina be freed. She was charged "with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States without prior notification to the Attorney General".

by | August 22, 2018 | 17:13

The eldest casualty so far has been an 87-year-old woman and the youngest a 43-year-old man. Deaths from heat exhaustion, fatigue and heart attacks are common during Hajj as between two and four million Muslims stay just outside the city of Makkah to conduct religious rituals and prayer in Mina, Muzdalifah, Arafat and the Holy City itself.

by | August 22, 2018 | 11:57

Before the 1979 Islamic Revolution, many Iranian pilots received their training in the US. "The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has more than doubled its actions, adopting a more hawkish stance towards Iran, and reintroducing punishing sanctions.

by | August 22, 2018 | 11:14

North Korea has agreed to provide key information to the United States about its nuclear warheads and secret test sites, sources said Tuesday. "I had a discussion about it myself with President Putin when I went to Moscow originally to prepare the groundwork for his meeting with President Trump ", he said.

by | August 21, 2018 | 23:25

Palij was born in Poland and served as a guard at the Trawniki forced labor camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. The horrors of Trawniki are still largely unknown, because Jewish prisoners there were murdered so thoroughly, according to CNN . New York City Alerts shared an ABC News video on Twitter of Palij being removed from his home by officials. Grenell said US officials helped and President Donald Trump told him Palij's deportation was a priority.

by | August 21, 2018 | 21:39

The brief respite spurred hopes that a new path was opening for possible peace talks in the country to end the almost 17-year-old war. Ghani unveiled the government's latest ceasefire offer during an Independence Day address late Sunday, saying security forces would observe the truce beginning this week - but only if the militants reciprocated.

by | August 21, 2018 | 19:58

Below is everything you need to know. The festival also remembers the story of Ibrahim's sacrifice when Allah asked him to sacrifice his son Isma'il in order to be obedient to God. This festival is different to Eid ul Adha, because it marks the end of Ramadan. What celebrations happen on Eid al-Adha? While Eid al Fitr is celebrated on the first day in the month of Shawwal, and literally means "Feast of the Breaking Fast"; Eid al Adha is celebrated on the 10th day of Dhu al-Hijjah, and ...

by | August 20, 2018 | 21:39

The poor air quality has also been affecting air travel in the province's interior. The Breezometer , an online map tracking air quality levels on a scale from 0 (worst) to 100 (best), reported Kelowna's air quality at a 20 level and Calgary's at a 31 as of Monday morning.

by | August 20, 2018 | 21:13

The White House counsel also told Mueller's team about Trump's attempts to fire the Special Counsel. Trump's original legal team had encouraged McGahn and other White House officials to co-operate with special counsel Robert Mueller , and McGahn spent hours in interviews.

by | August 20, 2018 | 19:38

Most have had no word on whether their relatives are still alive because they are not allowed to visit each other across the border or even exchange letters, phone calls or emails. Kim had seven siblings in the North when he headed down to South Korea in 1950. "I never imagined this day would come", she told AFP. Some experts say warming inter-Korean relations could suffer a setback if the North refuses to accept a USA -led call for complete nuclear disarmament, and that is expected to ...