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by | October 20, 2017 | 00:34

The news comes a few weeks after the Department of Homeland Security notified the state that it was under a grace period through January 22 as the federal government continued its review of states' progress. Minnesota has lagged behind other states in implementing the Real ID Act, which Congress passed in 2005. REAL ID cards are NOT available at this time.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:43

President Donald Trump again dismissed former " Apprentice " contestant Summer Zervos's allegations that he kissed and groped her during a 2007 meeting, calling her claims "fake news". The contents of the subpoena were first reported by BuzzFeed on Sunday . His lawyer attempted to have Zervos' defamation lawsuit dismissed in July, claiming that presidents can not face civil lawsuits while in office.

by | October 17, 2017 | 00:38

According to the IDF, the SA-5 missile battery destroyed by Israeli jets on Monday was the same that fired at Israeli jets in March, prompting Israel make use of its Arrow anti-missile system for the first time. Israel's military said it had no intention to escalate the situation further. Following the airstrike, the Syrian military warned Israel of "dangerous consequences for its repeated attempts of aggression", in a statement published in official state media.

by | October 16, 2017 | 00:57

The Washington Post is owned by Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder. Mr Flynt, best known as the publisher of Hustler magazine, laid out the offer in a full-page ad in the Sunday edition of The Washington Post , in an attempt to find the " smoking gun " that could remove Mr Trump from office.

by | October 16, 2017 | 00:46

A day after Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung narrowly escaped from an encounter near Darjeeling on Friday that claimed the life of a police officer, the West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Righs (WBCPCR) issued a fresh summon to the GJM supremo for allegedly abusing child rights during the 104-day strike for Gorkhaland statehood.

by | October 16, 2017 | 00:47

In a report Sunday, the London-based Pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat quoted "knowledgeable" Palestinian sources who said the two sides had agreed that major decisions such as signing a peace deal or starting a violent conflict with Israel would be made collectively.

by | October 15, 2017 | 00:45

Maine Republicans have touted their recent success at electing candidates to Congress, the governorship and the state Legislature, where the GOP maintains control of the Senate. She said on Friday that remaining in the Senate would allow her to use her powerful voice in reforming the U.S healthcare system. Senator Susan Collins addressed a crowd at the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce's quarterly breakfast this morning and answered a question she has been asked for months, "I have ...

by | October 14, 2017 | 00:33

The gap, measuring about 80,000kmat the largest, was detected far from the edge of the ice last month (early September) when scientists were monitoring the area with satellite technology. Dr. Mojib Latif, head of the Research Division at GEOMAR, in a public statement. "This is like opening a pressure relief valve-the ocean then releases a surplus of heat to the atmosphere for several consecutive winters until the heat reservoir is exhausted", Latif said.

by | October 12, 2017 | 00:40

Trump denied that he made the request. Trump said his administration would "look at breaking that deal up", but hasn't followed through on the threat. Discussing Trump's decision to get involved in the NFL/national anthem debate, Limbaugh suggested that the president should stop using Twitter as a personal opinion battering ram.

by | October 11, 2017 | 00:18

Home Minister Rajnath Singh also called "militancy" a "curse for the civilized society", and said the NIA will soon choke the foreign fund trail to the "terrorists operating in the country". Delivering the inaugural address, NIA chief Sharad Kumar said since its inception, the agency had handled 166 cases covering a range of terrorism- related challenges which involved investigative eff-orts in 26 states and Union territories.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:27

According to new media reports, the US State Department has approved the possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defense system to Saudi Arabia at an estimated cost of $15 billion. Maria Vorobyova, an official at a Russian government agency dealing with military and technical cooperation, was cited earlier on Monday as saying that a firm agreement had been reached with Saudi Arabia on the S-400s.

by | October 10, 2017 | 00:30

Her youngsters likewise contribute sections to the book, and Ivana Trump muses that her previous spouse may not be the main Trump to call the White House home. "I like my freedom", Ivana Trump said, in what could also be perceived as a dig against Melania Trump . She told him, "I think you should tweet ".

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:34

That marked a shift for the kingdom, which buys most of its military kit from the United States and Britain. While Saudi and Russian Federation helped secure a deal between OPEC and other producers to cut output until the end of March 2018, they support competing sides in Syria's civil war.

by | October 09, 2017 | 00:33

The visiting side made two changes, Lahiru Gamage in for Lakshan Sandakan and Sadeera Samarawickrama who is making his debut, in for the injured Lahiru Thirimanne. The first Test Centurion Captain Dinesh Chandimal demonstrated his brilliant form with the bat, and along with Karunaratne established a 118-run partnership for fourth wicket which still continues.

by | October 08, 2017 | 00:44

Sudan also has recently distanced itself diplomatically from Iran, another US arch-foe. "Sudan regards it as a positive development in the history of the Sudanese-U.S. Bashir, who has ruled Sudan since 1989, is accused by the ourt of committing genocide in Darfur . While the process has been underway all year, Sudan's green light comes at a perplexing time: The United States just included Chad - one of America's closest counter-terrorism partners in Africa - in its updated travel ban.

by | October 07, 2017 | 00:23

Dubbed as the "baby Federer " in the younger days of his career, Dimitrov adopts a playing style similar to Nadal's biggest rival of his life as he is a very aggressive player looking to dictate play throughout the match. "He's a great guy". I think Grigor is a player always with a great attitude, with a positive character. The 31-year-old Peng said she had been having injections to ease the pain and her knee was heavily strapped, but she could not play on.

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:30

US President Donald Trump will visit Las Vegas on Wednesday to try to soothe a city shaken by the deadliest shooting spree in modern US history in a trip that will test his ability to console a grieving nation. Before his trip, Trump praised the police and refused to discuss his briefings on the investigation. The president told reporters Wednesday before boarding Marine One that he and first lady Melania Trump will be paying their respects to meeting with police who have done a "fantastic ...

by | October 06, 2017 | 00:27

It can track and engage up to 300 targets at the same time and has an altitude ceiling of 27 kilometers. "This is the first visit by a Saudi Arabian monarch in the history of our relations and that in itself is a landmark event", Putin said as he welcomed King Salman to Moscow in an ornate gilded Kremlin hall.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:36

On the economic front, Erdogan said he expects closer ties with Iran, as he announced an agreement to increase trade between the two countries from $10bn to $30bn. The two presidents also talked about the region, particularly the September 25 poll in Iraq's Kurdistan on secession, which has dominated the political landscape of West Asia in recent weeks.

by | October 05, 2017 | 00:34

He was joined by committee chairman, Sen. Senator Burr said that Russian Federation also created false accounts to "drive interests toward stories or groups ... Richard Burr , R-North Carolina, said that "the issue of collusion is still open" regarding the committee's ongoing investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election.

by | October 04, 2017 | 00:15

Police said they were treating both the incidents as "acts of terror" and said that while they believed the attacker " acted alone " they were not ruling out that others may have been involved. An ISIS flag was displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle that crashed into the barricade. At about 8:00 p.m. local time, someone drove a white Chevrolet Malibu into a police barricade outside Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton .

by | October 03, 2017 | 02:26

Bangladeshi men help Rohingya refugees to disembark from a boat on the Bangladeshi shoreline of the Naf river after crossing the border from Myanmar in Teknaf. Bangladesh is to move to a camp at least 15,000 Rohingya refugees who have settled in a restive hill district near the border with Myanmar, a local official said Sunday.

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:40

Official results showed 92.73 percent of voters backed the secession. He went on to add, "during the meeting, the necessary decisions were taken for providing border security and admitting Iraqi forces on border terminals while reconfirming the unity and territorial integrity of Iraq and the unlawfulness of the Kurdish region's independence referendum ".

by | October 02, 2017 | 00:28

In addition to the NY arrests , there were 28 in Baltimore; 30 in Cook County, Illinois; 63 in Denver; 101 in Los Angeles; 107 in Philadelphia; 33 in Portland; 27 in Santa Clara County, California; 14 in Washington, D.C.; and 50 across MA.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:31

There's no word on his condition. DeGrazio said he had just guided a group to the top of the Half Dome rock formation a few miles (kilometers) when they looked across to El Capitan and saw large clouds of rock dust rising into the air. "It was more significant than anything I've seen before", DeGrazio said. Authorities say one person was killed and one was injured, and they are searching for more possible victims.

by | October 01, 2017 | 00:27

The ministry's Mikhail Ulyanov said the country was working "behind the scenes" to find a political solution, but admitted the use of sanctions against North Korea is nearly exhausted. Other senior administration officials are more suspicious. Most recently, the UNSC unanimously adopted a fresh sanctions resolution against the North earlier this month to condemn its latest nuclear test, which was staged September 3.

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:50

House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. "Their response was frankly inadequate on nearly every level", he told reporters . Fake accounts and hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of social media ads have been linked to a wider effort among the Russian government to sow divisions among Americans, CNN reported .

by | September 30, 2017 | 15:48

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS an unappetising choice: a leader barely known even in Westminster or one who spends her time campaigning against the threat posed by sharia, and who calls Islam "evil".

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:39

A coroner's report on Otto Warmbier revealed small scars, but no signs of torture, were found on the American student's body - the shocking news coming hours after his parents' detailed the horrifying shape Warmbier was in after 15 months imprisonment in North Korea .

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:36

Take healthcare, for example, on which Republicans once again failed this week after the Graham-Cassidy Repeal and Go Fuck Yourself Bill was yanked off the Senate floor because it didn't have the votes. "We have the votes to get it done", Trump continued. "We will have the votes for Healthcare but not for the reconciliation deadline of Friday, after which we need 60".

by | September 29, 2017 | 00:34

By waiving the law, restrictions are lifted on ships that are able to provide aid to the island, which sustained massive amounts of damage by Hurricane Maria . Another relative success story is Elpidio Fernandez, a 78-year-old who sells coconut and passion fruit ice cream from a pushcart on the streets of San Juan and has a supplier with a generator.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:23

The Wall Street Journal reports DirecTV representatives have offered different answers when contacted, but multiple customers have said they've received at least some refunds when citing the anthem protests as their reason for canceling the NFL Sunday Ticket service.

by | September 28, 2017 | 00:24

The statement "Palestinian State and Solomon Islands are now members of INTERPOL" was used. The U.S. has also argued that "Palestine" should not join Interpol because it is not a state. The Palestinian Authority's admittance to Interpol received the necessary two-thirds majority approval during the body's 86th annual conference in Beijing Wednesday.

by | September 27, 2017 | 00:28

Another reporter compared the TV personality's attempt at having a hit NBC show to a 'HomeGoods catalog brought to life '. "W$3 e have the entire cast of Will & Grace, along with the show creator, and then we'll be dissecting the latest tweet from President Trump - oh, wait!" Kelly finished her thoughts with a diplomatic and unifying, "Go U.S.A.", in case anyone out there wasn't fully convinced that we're living in a fearless new world, now.

by | September 26, 2017 | 00:31

As he officially announced that he would dissolve the lower house at a news conference on September 25, he highlighted the situation in North Korea as the most important focus for his campaign. Abe is expected to announce the election at 6 p.m. briefing in Tokyo . " Japan is facing a hard time considering the situation in North Korea ".