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by | August 12, 2018 | 00:01

Argentine senators voted against legalizing abortion in all cases on Thursday, just weeks after the bill was passed by the lower house of Congress in June by the narrowest of margins . The bill has ignited passions and sparked widespread protests in Argentina, with anti-abortion campaigners protesting in the streets under blue "save both lives" banners and members of the opposing side in the debate donning green bandanas.

by | August 11, 2018 | 23:50

Attendees of " Unite the Right 2 ", a follow-up to the controversial far-right protest previous year, have been told to bring Confederate flags , wear body cameras and expect to be provoked. Last year, violent clashes with counter-protestors left one woman, Heather Heyer , dead. Fields was indicted for the death of Heyer and charged with 30 hate crimes.

by | August 11, 2018 | 21:59

The action is aimed at punishing President Vladimir Putin's government for having "used chemical or biological weapons in violation of worldwide law", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. Although Skripal and his daughter recovered after intensive care in hospital, another woman Dawn Sturgess died after coming into contact with the agent on 30 June.

by | August 10, 2018 | 16:48

Lt Col Conricus would not comment on Israeli media reports of troops preparing for a possible ground operation, but said Israel "had ground troops that are ready to deploy". It was the third severe flare-up of violence since July and came despite attempts by United Nations officials and Egypt to secure a long-term truce between Israel and Hamas.

by | August 08, 2018 | 22:57

The report comes a day after the Toronto Stock Market saw a major selloff from an unknown worldwide dealer, in contrast to gains in other global markets. The Financial Times reported Wednesday that the regime has ordered its central bank and massive sovereign wealth fund to sell off any Canadian assets, which the newspaper estimated to be a "fairly small" fraction of its total $100 billion in foreign holdings .

by | August 08, 2018 | 22:47

That allowed them, prosecutors allege, to avoid more than $768,000 in losses they would have incurred if they had traded the stock after the drug trial results became public. Over the next few days, however, Cameron Collins sold off almost 1.4 million shares of Innate stock. Collins bought another $1 million in Innate stock four months before that bill was signed into law, congressional financial disclosure records showed.

by | August 08, 2018 | 21:44

He also testified that he pressed the firm's accountants to reclassify loans as income so the company could qualify for more bank loans or get favorable lending rates. The tax and bank fraud charges in the current trial - the first of two Manafort is scheduled to face - however, have nothing to do with Manafort's work on the Trump campaign.

by | August 07, 2018 | 23:30

Lawal Musa Daura. Daura is however in a closed-door meeting with the Acting President, now holding at the presidential villa in Abuja. Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has absolved his men of blame from Tuesday's blockage of the National Assembly (NASS) by security operatives, saying that the development came to him as a surprise.

by | August 07, 2018 | 23:21

The fires, north of San Francisco, have burned 75 homes and is only 30 percent contained. The size of the huge blaze has surpassed that of last year's Thomas Fire, which burned 281,893 acres in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties when it destroyed more than 1,000 structures.

by | August 07, 2018 | 22:25

Forecasters said areas with the highest threat include the massive blaze near Redding and two fires burning next to each other around Clear Lake. Experts say a deadly Northern California wildfire burned so hot at its peak that it created a cyclone of flames that reached 143 miles per hour, ripping through the region with the force of a destructive Midwest tornado.

by | August 07, 2018 | 22:12

The diplomatic row erupted after Canada tweeted about a recent arrest in Saudi Arabia. The latest retaliatory move came after Canada's ministry of foreign affairs raised concerns about the arrest of women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia, including Samar Badawi (pictured main), sister of imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi.

by | August 07, 2018 | 21:41

In 1957, he was first elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from the Kulithalai assembly of Thiruchirapalli district, one among the first 15 MLAs elected to the then Madras Legislative Assembly on a DMK ticket. Karunanidhi also started a school newspaper that mushroomed into the "Murasoli", now known as the DMK's official newspaper. He was one of the senior most leaders of India.

by | August 07, 2018 | 17:05

These are the most biting sanctions ever imposed, and in November they ratchet up to yet another level. The official said the United States expects Iran will blame it for any new hardships, saying, "They've been doing it for nearly 40 years.

by | August 06, 2018 | 16:18

Gates became upset when Washkuhn said she couldn't sent him pdf documents as Microsoft Word files, which are more easily altered, she testified. Defense lawyers have painted Gates as an untrustworthy business partner who embezzled funds from Manafort's consulting firm.

by | August 06, 2018 | 16:03

Though boisterous and bellicose, Trump steered clear of the trouble he stirred up the night before when he blasted one of Ohio's favourite sons, LeBron James. Truck driver and Trump supporter Rob LaPat is attending his first Trump rally. "It's likely in the end that Balderson should be able to win narrowly", he said.

by | August 06, 2018 | 15:01

Venezuela's government said on Sunday it had arrested six "terrorists and hired killers" over an alleged assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro using explosive-laden drones. Colombia called the claim "baseless". Denouncing an "assassination" attempt, Maduro insisted he was " more determined than ever". He accused the Colombian leader, Juan Manuel Santos , of being behind the plot.

by | August 04, 2018 | 00:50

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) foreshadowed the escalating document fight over Kavanaugh's record in June, after Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement. "We don't know what they've held back, or why". Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, that they would not be able to deliver roughly 600,000 of the requested documents until late October , days before the midterms.

by | August 03, 2018 | 23:28

Mollie Tibbetts , a University of Iowa student, went missing after going out for a jog on July 18, 2018. Additionally, several people reportedly sent KCCI-TV in Des Moines screenshots of a Facebook post about a possible sighting claiming that Tibbetts "might have been drugged, looked disoriented, and was with a truck driver".

by | August 03, 2018 | 23:14

But Trump's lawyers fear Mueller's team will lead the president to incriminate himself, particularly on potential obstruction of justice , one of the lines of investigation by the special counsel. Trump has repeatedly denied that his campaign colluded with Russian Federation. "Ongoing obstruction of justice in real time right before our eyes-as Trump's tweets add mounting evidence of criminal intent".

by | August 02, 2018 | 23:07

Zimbabwe soldiers and police were on the streets of Harare Thursday as authorities came under under increasing pressure to release results of the presidential election . Zimbabwe soldiers walk past a broken shop window in Harare on August 2 after election-related protests turned violent and resulted in three deaths.