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by | September 03, 2018 | 09:44

A Saudi Arabia-led military coalition said "mistakes were made" after it killed more than 40 children in an airstrike in northern Yemen last month that struck a school bus returning from a summer field trip. The Saudi-UAE-led coalition now says the attack was " unjusitified " and is promising to hold those responsible to account. Yemen's civil war has pitted the Saudi-led coalition, which supports Yemen's government, against Houthi rebels backed by Saudi Arabia's regional rival Iran.

by | September 03, 2018 | 08:59

According to a police report obtained by WTOP , the situation turned violent after Silver, in her Audi A8, attempted to illegally pass the Greyhound bus and managed to sideswipe another auto. Later, the bus driver stood in front of the woman's auto and tried to call 911. She has been charged with assault with a risky weapon, according to officials.

by | September 03, 2018 | 08:46

People in the room clapped and social media erupted. Many people were surprised to see a member of the Trump family at the funeral service of Senator John McCain at the National Cathedral yesterday. "No, I don't think I did at all", he told Bloomberg . One of the most tense episodes came in July of previous year, when McCain - shortly after making public his brain cancer diagnosis - joined just two other GOP colleagues in voting against a Republican-proposed bill that would have ...

by | September 03, 2018 | 08:11

US President Donald Trump and Republican Senator from Texas Ted Cruz. "He is another all talk, no action pol!" "I am excited to announce that I will be leading a large resistance rally in Texas at the exact same time of Trump's (details tba)".

by | September 03, 2018 | 07:46

Two other justices were still to vote, but only a majority is needed for a ruling. In a statement late Friday, the Workers' Party said it would appeal. Under Brazilian law, Lula was deemed unable to run for the presidency after his conviction was upheld on an initial appeal. The former trade union leader vehemently denies the accusations and has dismissed the charges as a political plot aimed at preventing him from standing in the elections.

by | September 03, 2018 | 05:51

It's been reported Sinead may have died on Thursday, three weeks after her 20th birthday, which she celebrated in Greece . Local paper the Kefalonian Mantata wrote that officers from the port authority, crew members and a doctor attempted to revive McNamara " for a long time " on the boat, before she was taken to hospital.

by | September 03, 2018 | 05:40

Fake CNN is prominent. It is not clear why Amazon is included in this latest round of criticism, as it does not operate a communications platform, but it is likely because Trump personally dislikes Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and The Washington Post , which Bezos owns, and has criticised Amazon frequently in the past over apparent tax issues.

by | September 03, 2018 | 03:46

The controversial remarks come amid increased tensions between the USA and Canada, in part over trade. Canadian and U.S. officials talked late into the night without reaching a deal on an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement ahead of today's deadline.

by | September 03, 2018 | 02:10

The so-called Coalition Support Funds were part of a broader suspension in aid to Pakistan announced by President Donald Trump at the start of the year, when he accused Pakistan of rewarding past assistance with "nothing but lies & deceit".

by | September 02, 2018 | 22:14

During the Focac meeting, said Mr Zhao, two documents would be adopted. Five memorandums of understanding were signed between Chinese ministers and ministers Rob Davies, Edna Molewa, Blade Nzimande, Gugile Nkwiti and Naledi Pandor. "We hope that, through our engagements, we can continue to forge closer cooperation, exchange experiences and best practices to assist our respective regions to progress".

by | September 02, 2018 | 20:41

Some analysts warn there may be no real way to pressure Islamabad and say a suspension in aid could see the United States lose crucial influence over Pakistan which will instead look to other countries for support, particularly its longtime ally China.

by | September 02, 2018 | 18:44

Patten pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson , who will also be hearing a case against Manafort starting September 24 involving charges of money laundering and failing to file as a foreign agent. One filing cited an Federal Bureau of Investigation assessment that his relations to the GRU continued through the 2016 election, which Kilimnik has denied.

by | September 02, 2018 | 16:10

He said there was no need for Kyi to act as a spokesperson for the Burmese military, referring to her comments describing anti-Rohingya violence as an "iceberg of misinformation". She spent almost 15 years under house arrest for her human rights advocacy under a military regime. The other Nobel prizes are awarded in Sweden.

by | September 02, 2018 | 13:57

Bruere's crowdfunder also attributes responsibility for crime in the capital to the mayor. On a Crowdfunder page set up to fund his protest, Bruere said: "In light of the Donald Trump " Baby Trump " balloon being allowed to fly over London during his visit to the United Kingdom, let's get a "baby Khan" one and see if FREE SPEECH applies to all and whether or not Mr Khan and the London assembly will also approve this".

by | September 02, 2018 | 13:27

He also described the pop star cum political activist Bobi Wine as "cooperative", adding that his two personal doctors, his wife Barbie Kyagulanyi, siblings and a lawyer were there as observers. He said that should have been done at the airport on Thursday instead of delaying him for another 24 hours. Ugandan media quoted the minister saying; "We (Museveni's government) want a comment to come out officially either to retract that statement of the MPs or to apologise or else we might seek ...

by | September 02, 2018 | 13:05

And in an interview with Bloomberg on Thursday , Trump threatened to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization if it does not "shape up". Dow members Caterpillar fell two per cent, John Deere fell 1.8 per cent and Boeing dropped 0.9 per cent. Argentina's central bank voted unanimously at an emergency meeting on Thursday to raise its benchmark rate to 60 percent from 45 percent.

by | September 02, 2018 | 10:55

Police quickly arrived at the scene with video images showing police ordering the suspect in English to " stay down " after he had been shot. No additional security measures will be enacted in Amsterdam because of the incident, the officials decided after consultation with the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism.

by | September 02, 2018 | 09:32

Bush, who went toe to toe with McCain in a bitter Republican presidential primary in 2000, spoke of his friend as a man whose valor and concern for all people should serve as an example for today's politicians. Pallbearers for Saturday's service reflect the eclectic political company McCain kept, which helped him earn the reputation of a maverick willing to work with the other side of the aisle.

by | September 02, 2018 | 06:26

Trump is not on hand for the ceremony, after McCain's family made clear he was not invited. Twenty-four sitting US senators, four former senators and other leaders were among those expected at Thursday's memorial. John McCain , R-Ariz., is carried into the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol on Friday. But it was his military service, punctuated by years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam , that molded McCain's political life.

by | September 02, 2018 | 06:25

The death of Alexander Zakharchenko , prime minister of the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, underlined the dismal prospects for resolving the conflict that has killed more than 10,000 people. Moscow and rebel authorities have pointed the finger at Kiev. Another separatist commander - Arseny Pavlov, known as Motorola - was killed when a bomb exploded in an elevator in his apartment block in Donetsk in October 2016.