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by | February 23, 2018 | 03:39

The Knavses are believed to have relied on the family reunification process that allows USA citizens to sponsor their parents and siblings for legal residency in the U.S. "That would be the logical way to do it, the preferred way to do it and possibly the only way to do it under the facts that I know", immigration lawyer former-American Immigration Lawyers Association president David Leopold told WaPo.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:59

Lead study author Christopher Gardner, the director of nutrition studies at the Stanford Prevention Research Center, noted that the point of the study wasn't to compare a low-fat diet to a low-carb one to see which was best for weight loss , as many previous studies have done.

by | February 22, 2018 | 01:02

The group is headed by leading Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg. Ministers have also been urged to fight back harder against the EU setting a timetable for negotiations and to "take control" of tariff schedules - in other words the customs union.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:59

Information documented by his office alone showed at least 346 civilian deaths and 878 injuries, mostly from air strikes on residential areas, since the Syrian government and its allies escalated an offensive against the rebel-held enclave on February 4.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:59

Prince William , an avid film buff who is president of the British Film Academy of Film and Television Arts ( BAFTA ) is inspiring Prince George as the pair bond over the latest releases. Her husband, Prince William . The dress's dark hue was a happy medium between the two principles: It was deep enough that it didn't feel out of place in a sea of black, and it respected the monarchy's long-standing policy.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:34

A school official in OH says a middle school student apparently shot himself after bringing a gun to school. A school official says the student is being treated at a hospital. Superintendent Christopher DiLoreto said the school is still considering if classes will continue Wednesday. Students were released to their parents following the incident.

by | February 21, 2018 | 06:31

Hold an worldwide peace conference this year to salvage the idea of a Palestinian state. MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says past year he was open to President Trump's talk of an historic peace deal.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:12

The church in Kizlyar on Monday held a service in memory of the victims while all Orthodox churches in Dagestan boosted security. It was followed by a lengthier official statement in which it described the assailant as a "soldier of the caliphate" and provided a nom de guerre for the attacker, Khalil al-Dagestani.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:11

Temperatures will drop to freezing by 9 PM and rain will lift in from Missouri and over the cold shallow layer of air over southern and central Iowa. We will stay below freezing in the areas that are already dealing with the freezing rain and drizzle.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:11

Ice accumulations of between a quarter- to a half-inch are possible. The ice could cause power outages, tree damage and make travel unsafe and almost impossible, including during the Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning commutes. Today: Rain will move back into the area this morning, becoming heavy at times this morning. The next low pressure system of interest will push up toward northern Illinois Thursday night and could bring light snow to our area Thursday evening into early ...

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:13

On January 20, the Turkish General Staff announced launching Operation Olive Branch against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (part of the Syrian Democratic Forces armed coalition) and the Democratic Union Party in Syria's Afrin, home to 1.5 mln Kurds and refugees from other Syrian regions.

by | February 20, 2018 | 20:13

Pyongyang this month warned it would not sit idle if the United States goes ahead with the military exercises with South Korea , delayed with the aim of ensuring a peaceful Winter Olympics. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis would announce their plans after the Paralympics end March 18 and before April. South Korean media report that the USA is preparing to dispatch advanced attack drones capable of attacking North Korean leaders or missile sites during that period.

by | February 18, 2018 | 06:04

It's a wild forecast over the next three days, as February-esque weather is about to return with a vengeance. Highs will be in the 20s and 30s, but fall back into the 0s and 10s as another arctic front moves down from Canada. "We're looking at a band of 3-6" of snow . To call this forecast tricky would be a gross understatement. With temperatures warming quickly Sunday , any lingering slush on roads should melt quickly.

by | February 17, 2018 | 02:50

Zuma, a former African National Congress (ANC) militant who spent a decade imprisoned with Nelson Mandela , moved his party notably to the left. Delivering his first SONA to a joint sitting of Parliament on Friday night‚ Ramaphosa said the country was entering "a new era" in which government would make drastic changes in its affairs.

by | February 17, 2018 | 00:42

Long-regarded as the most vocal GOP critic of US president Donald Trump , Romney used his announcement to take a dig at the White House on the issue of immigration. Romney's national name recognition and political clout-thanks to his 2012 presidential bid and tenure as MA governor-mean he would likely have outsize influence for a first-time senator.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:50

A State Department spokesperson said that the Taliban was welcome to join peace talks with the Afghan government, adding that the recent spate of violence in Kabul , in which two Taliban attacks killed 150 people, does not reflect the letter's overtures for peace.

by | February 16, 2018 | 04:49

International Olympic Committee chief Bach hailed the attempts from North and South Korea to ease tensions between the two countries, calling their endeavors a " powerful message of peace " to the world. North Korea's leader said he wants to boost the " warm climate of reconciliation and dialogue " with South Korea after his high-level delegation returned from a visit to the South, as his foes reiterated the need to keep up maximum pressure and sanctions .

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:52

Overall, Baghdad is seeking $88.2 billion in aid from donors. Kuwait's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said a total of $30 billion had been secured at the conference. The announcement is in many ways stunning - many at the gathering in Kuwait remember how Iraq under dictator Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait only a generation ago.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:52

Some 690,000 Dreamers registered under the DACA program, and 1.1 million others were eligible but did not sign up. On Jan. 13, four days after a federal judge in San Francisco issued an injunction blocking the Trump's attempt to end the program, U.S.

by | February 14, 2018 | 18:46

President Donald Trump's administration wants to replace half of SNAP recipients' monthly cash benefits with a box of food . Under the plan, more than 16 million households would have half of their benefits go toward the food box delivery program .

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:12

However, they did not significantly damage Purdue's NCAA Tournament resume in the eyes of the selection committee. They were the East's No. 1 in 2014, the Midwest's No. The committee originally had Kansas in the South , but swapped with Cincinnati in the West to even out the regions. Auburn was named the top No.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:12

Alleged misconduct by former Oxfam staff members included the use of prostitutes, downloading pornography, bullying and intimidation, according to an investigation by The Times . Charities, including Oxfam, have been told they will have funding withdrawn if they fail to comply with authorities over safeguarding issues. DfID said Oxfam had "serious questions" to answer following the revelations.

by | February 12, 2018 | 01:13

It will be cloudy Saturday before rain begins in the afternoon as temperatures increase to near 50 degrees, the weather service said. The majority of the storm clouds in the area have formed in Hays County, though those storms are moving slowly north, and a few scattered showers are also popping up in different areas of Travis County.

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:58

The last two members of a group of British jihadists who carried out torture and executions for Islamic State ( ISIS ) have been captured by Kurdish fighters in Syria , a report said. The SDF a year ago turned over another English-speaking IS captive to the U.S. forces. The duo "participated in the detention, exploitation and execution of Western detainees", the American security official said in a statement.

by | February 10, 2018 | 06:01

The White House is embroiled in an explosive domestic scandal, with critics demanding to know how a top aide accused of domestic abuse could work there for a year despite failing to qualify for a security clearance. And despite their rocky union, it seems that Porter and Willoughby do have a cordial relationship as he called his ex-twice earlier this week about a blog post she was preparing to share about her abuser.

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:58

According to CBS News , the department says the associate attorney general will be leaving "in the coming weeks". Brand will become global governance director at Walmart; it's the company's top legal position. "She will always remain part of the Department of Justice family". In a statement, Brand defended her department, saying, "The men and women of the Department of Justice impress me every day".

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:58

And with the probe continuing to hurtle through space at a speed of 700,000 miles (1.1 million km) per day, it will continue to collect more and more distant views of the universe. In February 1990, Voyager 1 was exiting our solar system when it snapped the iconic " Pale Blue Dot " photo - a picture of Earth from over 6.06 billion kilometers away.

by | February 10, 2018 | 05:55

The 26-year-old died Sunday along with 54-year-old-old Jeffrey Monroe when they were struck by a pickup truck along Interstate 70 in Indianapolis . Trump was not the only GOP politician to use Jackson's death to renew calls for increased security along the southern USA border with Mexico.

by | February 09, 2018 | 04:01

Sarah Huckabee Sanders , the White House press secretary , defended Trump's idea in a statement published by The Post . Mr Trump has said he was impressed by the July 14 Bastille Day military parade on the Champs-Elysees. "But we had a lot of planes going over it, we had a lot of military might and it was really a attractive thing to see". That stance is a purposeful one created to cast anyone who objects to a military parade through the streets of Washington as ...

by | February 08, 2018 | 09:53

The pair had worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's team that is investigating whether the Trump administration was involved with Russia's interference in the 2016 election. The message was sent from Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page to agent Peter Strzok , the erstwhile lovers at the heart of the GOP's allegations of anti-Trump bias and corruption at the highest ranks of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:37

The death toll could rise, the official said, in the attack as civilians watched the match. The suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up in a ground where the security personnel were playing volleyball. The Pakistani army had launched a large scale operation against the militants in the Swat valley in 2009 and destroyed their hideouts within two months.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:34

The declaration gives sweeping powers to security forces to arrest and detain individuals, curtails the powers of the judiciary and bars parliament from impeaching Yameen. The charges were not specified. After the state of emergency was announced on state television, Mr Yameen issued a statement saying that "though certain rights will be restricted, general movements, services and businesses will not be affected" while it is in effect.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:34

He said Assange had had "reasonable grounds" for fleeing to the embassy in 2012 because of his fear that he would be ultimately be extradited to the United States. The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) said the incident was "stood down" after the package was assessed. Tuesday's ruling prolongs a stalemate that has kept Assange as Ecuador's houseguest for 5? years.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:28

The United States began its drawdown of troops from Iraq, an Iraqi spokesman and Western contractors told the Associated Press . Al-Hadithi explained that the agreement was reached "after the victory achieved by the Iraqi forces against the forces of terrorism", adding that the nature of the next phase requires a presence of another kind.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:18

Washington may be nearing a decision on extending sanctions against Venezuela to include imports of Venezuelan crude and exports of US refined products to the troubled South American country. Argentinian President Mauricio Macri has enjoyed a close business relationship with Donald Trump that dates back to 1980s, and was one of the first to congratulate the American mogul when the latter was elected as president.