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by | February 22, 2017 | 01:17

Paul, Tampa, Albuquerque, Houston , Milwaukee, Nashville , and Buffalo - the latest in a series of bomb threats targeting Jewish Community Centers nationwide over the last two months. The FBI is said to be investigating these threats but so far no one has been arrested. On Monday, eleven Jewish community centres were threatened with bomb scares.

by | February 22, 2017 | 01:05

The government insists the US President's trip will go ahead - despite nearly two million people signing a petition against it. Parliamentarians from leading Conservative and opposing parties expressed their views inside the parliament on the proposed state visit extended by Prime Minister Theresa May during her visit to the US on January 27.

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:59

A convoy of four unmarked vehicles entered the hospital compound where the body of Kim Jong-Nam was being held in the early hours of Tuesday morning, with around 30 Malaysian special forces securing the area before majority left. "They may have taken the long route to shake off the authorities", sources said. Photographs showing a man slumped in a chair at the clinic, consistent with the CCTV images of the attack, were published in the Malaysian press over the weekend.

by | February 21, 2017 | 01:04

There is no set time period within which the Commons must consider any Lords amendments, but it is amended by the Lords the bill is expected to return to the commons as soon as possible, most likely the week of March 13. Lady Smith reiterated that there would be no "extended ping pong" with amendments being passed back and forth between the houses. With May taking advantage of her prerogative to sit on the steps below the royal throne in the House of Lords, Baroness Smith responded for ...

by | February 21, 2017 | 01:02

A Whittier police officer has died and another officer was wounded after a shootout with a suspected gang member Monday morning, according to The CW39 affiliate KTLA in Los Angeles . The identities of those involved has not been released at this time. They "think they're there to help, next thing they know they have this guy shooting at them", Lt.

by | February 21, 2017 | 01:01

It was the deadliest attack to occur since Mohamed took office after winning a landmark presidential election earlier in February. "The death toll is very high, more than 10 people were confirmed dead and others are wounded", said Dahir Ahmed, another official.

by | February 21, 2017 | 01:00

Meanwhile, soaring inflation (up to 800% year-on-year) and market failure have left both urban and rural populations unable to afford the massive price increases on basic food stuffs. The U.N. officials said that war had disrupted agriculture, the main occupation in many parts of the country, crippling the economy and leaving people unable to feed themselves.

by | February 21, 2017 | 01:00

The closure was seen as a tactic to pressure Kabul to act against militants who Pakistan said have sanctuaries in Afghanistan. In a statement released on Monday, Afghanistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the intelligence list had been handed to the Pakistani envoy, and actions against the targets sought.

by | February 21, 2017 | 01:00

Vitaly Churkin , 64, was rushed to a hospital from Russia's Mission location at the United Nations in Manhattan just after 9.30am. A Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova , has said that Churkin "was an outstanding person".

by | February 21, 2017 | 00:58

In his letter of resignation , Flynn said he had "inadvertently briefed the vice-president-elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian ambassador" late previous year. Flynn was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his telephone conversations with Russia's ambassador to the US, a sign his ties to Russian Federation had caught the attention of law enforcement officials.

by | February 20, 2017 | 01:15

Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas called it "staggeringly unhelpful" to those who still backed the Remain campaign. While stressing her respect for the former prime minister, she said: "It would be a mistake [to argue to stay in the EU] and I don't think that is where the majority of the country is whether they voted leave or remain ..." The poll also revealed that most responders (45 percent) thought that Blair's " mission " would most likely harm the case for remaining in the European ...

by | February 20, 2017 | 01:14

FILE - This April 6, 1993 file photo shows Sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman in NY. Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, a blind cleric, was sentenced in NY in 1996 for planning numerous attacks in the 1990s. He was given permanent residence status under the name Omar Ahmed Ali. Egypt's ousted President Mohamed Morsi had also called on the U.S.to release him, asking for a "prisoner exchange".

by | February 20, 2017 | 01:14

Members of the caucus voted earlier this week to urge House leaders to bring to the House floor an Obamacare repeal bill that both legislative chambers approved in 2015 but that President Barack Obama vetoed. Conservative groups have expressed worries that momentum to repeal the law is increasingly being lost, raising the possibility that lawmakers will be unable to deliver on a campaign promise they've made since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010 over Republican objections.

by | February 20, 2017 | 01:13

On "Fox & Friends", Wallace pointed out that many presidents had contentious relationships with the media, but they still recognized that an independent press was essential to America's democracy. Wallace then grilled Priebus on Trump's defense of Michael Flynn. "And I know there are a lot of [Fox News] listeners out there who are going to reflexively take Donald Trump's side on this", he said.

by | February 20, 2017 | 01:06

The memos do not address one directive from the Obama administration: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals that gave work permits to more than 750,000 immigrants who came to the country illegally as children. Immigrants rights advocates were quick to condemn the new policies. Untouched in the current memos is the DACA program, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program that blocks undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:49

Police and ambulances have been sent to the scene to tend to the wounded. "The housing complex was severely damaged", Tuna added. Tuna also briefed President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on the attack, and Erdoğan expressed condolences for the victims, and especially for the boy who was killed in the attack, and wished a quick recovery for the injured.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:58

Court records show that since 2008, McDowell has several convictions for burglary and a conviction for assault. McDowell was a known white supremacy extremist who had connected with white power gangs while serving time in prison, and had tattoos that indicated the affiliation, according to the Horry County Police Department.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:57

He's scheduled to appear in court for a bond hearing Friday afternoon. Earlier this month, Robertson was taking a Megabus from Memphis, Tennessee, to Minneapolis when an altercation between him and the officers occurred during a one-hour layover in Chicago, the suit alleges.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:50

Flynn initially told Pence and others that he and Kislyak did not discuss matters of substance, like USA sanctions against Russian Federation, but in the days after Trump's inauguration, the Justice Department notified the White House that he had not been forthright about the conversations.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:49

Also Tuesday, U.S. European Command confirmed that Russian jets had conducted unsafe fly-bys of a U.S. Navy destroyer, the USS Porter , in the Black Sea on February 10. "It's part of a series of aggressive actions by Russian Federation that threaten USA national security and the security of our allies", Murphy said.