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by | October 19, 2018 | 14:47

It said Mr Sirisena had made the statement at a cabinet meeting to the "shock" of assembled ministers. Sirisena also reiterated that PM Modi is a true friend of Sri Lanka and a close personal friend. "Trump may not be aware of CIA's similar moves". Critics have said a big Chinese port project and related infrastructure in Sri Lanka's south have been dragging the country of 21 million people deep into debt.

by | October 19, 2018 | 14:45

The officials were not authorized to comment publicly on the matter and requested anonymity. On Monday, a joint Turkish-Saudi working group on this case held its first meeting in the Istanbul police department, after which the members of the working group from Saudi Arabia entered the consulate.

by | October 19, 2018 | 14:10

He was ordered to pay $385 (£304), complete 40 hours of community service and 20 hours of anger management counselling. A letter sent by Mr Gianforte to Mr Jacobs offered a "sincere apology". "To celebrate an attack on a journalist who was simply doing his job is an attack on the First Amendment by someone who has taken an oath to defend it", he said, referring to the amendment to the USA constitution that guarantees freedom of the press.

by | October 19, 2018 | 13:25

Rosenstein, for his part, denied the Times report, saying: "I never pursued or authorized recording the President and any suggestion that I have ever advocated for the removal of the President is absolutely false". What promises were those? " Rod Rosenstein , you've got time for an interview where you say the Mueller investigation is appropriate and independent, but you can't answer Congress' questions?" "I believe that our department and our office have been appropriately managing ...

by | October 19, 2018 | 11:44

But the idea that Mexico could close its porous southern border - or that the United States would choke off the hundreds of thousands of legal freight, vehicle and pedestrian crossings every day - strained the imagination. In September, U.S. Border Patrol agents apprehended more than 41,400 illegal immigrants, up from 37,544 in August, according to numbers not yet released publicly but obtained by NBC News.

by | October 19, 2018 | 11:14

Postal Service", Jay Timmons, the president of the National Association of Manufacturers, said in a statement. Rates set by the Universal Postal Union, an arm of the United Nations described by Planet Money as a "postal illuminati", allow merchants to ship packages under 4.4 pounds to US customers more cheaply from China than from USA warehouses, officials said.

by | October 19, 2018 | 09:45

The woman apparently mistook the house for the home of the child's father, who lived next door, "then left [the] location without verifying anyone was home or who she was releasing the child [to]", the sheriff's office wrote on Facebook.

by | October 18, 2018 | 23:09

But a senior European Union diplomat was more blunt. However, Brexiteers have reacted with anger at suggestions the UK's stay within the EU's structures could be lengthened beyond what had previously been agreed as a 21-month period. Although the summit had been billed as a "moment of truth", when a deal must be finalized to allow an orderly exit by Britain on March 29, the moment of truth has been delayed.

by | October 18, 2018 | 22:46

Canada became the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. The stores are among at least 111 legal pot shops expected to open across the nation of 37 million people on Wednesday, with many more to come, according to an Associated Press survey of the provinces.

by | October 18, 2018 | 21:27

The highest mark possible is 100 points, an imaginary ideal "frontier" of economic competitiveness. In addition, the economy is an open one, which "is marked by forgiving cultural attitudes towards entrepreneurial failure, a great willingness to delegate authority, entrepreneurs who are willing to embrace disruptive ideas, and fast-growing innovative companies".

by | October 18, 2018 | 20:30

President Trump is again ramping up his rhetoric on an issue he said he hopes can energize his Republican base heading into the midterms, with an all-caps threat to shut down the southern USA border if Mexico doesn't stop the "onslaught" of a caravan of migrants fleeing Honduras .

by | October 18, 2018 | 19:20

Karen Attiah , global opinions editor for The Washington Post , wrote that Khashoggi's translator sent the article a day after the journalist disappeared while visiting the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. Saudi Arabia, which initially called the allegations "baseless", has not responded to repeated requests for comment from The Associated Press over recent days, including on Thursday.

by | October 18, 2018 | 18:53

The lone attacker was killed after fatally shooting Abdul Raziq and wounding several of his bodyguards, Afghan and US security officials said. At least two US soldiers were reported wounded in the incident, but Miller was said to be unhurt, according to the officials.

by | October 18, 2018 | 18:00

It rose by 40%, from 5,949 last year to 8,336 this year, according to the Home Office data . The Home Office said the increase in hate crime was largely driven by improvements in the way police record hate crime. It provides some real depth to a complex and little understood phenomenon. After Muslims, Jews were the next most commonly targeted religious group in England and Wales.

by | October 18, 2018 | 17:53

Investigators are working on analyzing the 911 call to hopefully learn more but finding Jayme remains the priority. Investigators don't have any leads or suspects, but they have enlisted the help of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | October 18, 2018 | 17:30

Saudi officials have repeatedly denied any knowledge of the journalist's whereabouts, but Turkish officials claim they have evidence to prove the Saudi dissident was killed while inside the consulate. He made that point again and again as he left the White House, telling reporters, "All I can do is report what he told me". US intelligence officials have reported they are certain the interference took place in an effort to hurt Hillary Clinton's campaign.

by | October 18, 2018 | 17:14

Fitzgerald said during an afternoon news conference Wednesday that he doesn't know the motive behind the killings, and again pleaded for the public's help in reporting tips or leads that may help investigators find Jayme. "Is it a random attack or a targeted attack?" In the three days since, dozens of investigators have tracked and dissected more than 400 tips but have yet to locate the girl, who local, state and federal law enforcement officials fear is in harm's way.

by | October 18, 2018 | 16:08

The Llano River rose to almost 40 feet Tuesday in the city of Llano - about 35 feet higher than it was just 24 hours earlier - after 8 to 10 inches of rain fell in the area over the past two days, the National Weather Service said . No one appeared to be on the bridge, and no injuries were immediately reported. Southern portions of Burnet County - including Horseshoe Bay, Marble Falls and Granite Shoals - are under a flash flood warning until 9:30 p.m.

by | October 18, 2018 | 14:20

It noted that Leman was the second health worker killed by the captors in a month. "Nothing can justify this". Meanwhile, the BBOG staged a street protest in Abuja yesterday to demand accountability from the Federal Government on its promise to rescue the aid workers and other Nigerians in Boko Haram's captivity.

by | October 18, 2018 | 13:31

According to Leemon, border patrol agents will likely assess people returning from Canada with extra scrutiny - at least during the first few months of legalized marijuana. Although cannabis becomes legal on Wednesday, only one legal dispensary will be opening its doors in British Columbia. The legal age to purchase marijuana in several parts of Canada is 19, while residents of Alberta and Quebec can legally buy pot once they are 18.