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by | November 17, 2017 | 01:26

McDonnell. According to The Washington Post , U.S. District Court Judge Williams Walls did not inform jurors they could reach verdicts on individual counts even though they could not reach a consensus on all 18 counts of corruption. One of the 12 jurors later told the press that two of them wanted to convict the Democratic senator, while the other 10 wanted to acquit Menendez on all counts.

by | November 17, 2017 | 01:24

During the 2016 Republican presidential primary, Trump dramatically drank a bottle of water at a rally to mock Rubio's 2013 moment. This post has been updated . Mr Rubio jokingly tweeted that Mr Trump had to work on his water drinking technique after the live announcement on Thursday. Trump splashed the water around before tossing the bottle behind him on stage.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:17

Iran said on Monday that it does not interfere in Lebanon and that comments on Sunday by Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanese prime minister nine days ago, gave hope he would soon return to his country, state TV reported. The development came as French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrived in Riyadh where he met Prince Mohammed late Wednesday. Hezbollah has said Saudi Arabia forced Hariri to resign in order to bring down his coalition government, which includes the group.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:18

Pacific Fleet Commander, Adm. Scott Swift. A three-carrier naval force is finishing a multi-day exercise in the Western Pacific, demonstrating the Navys unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups as a coordinated effort, according to Navy officials.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:16

Speaking to a special session of the Knesset on Monday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared that Iran knows Israel will "not accept" its permanent presence in Syria, adding "I have clarified to our friends in Washington and our friends in Moscow that we will operate in Syria, including southern Syria, in accordance with our understanding and in accordance with our security needs".

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:16

South Korea postponed its annual university entrance exam by a week today after a rare natural disaster rattled the country, shaking buildings and causing damage but no deaths. The university entrance exam is taken very seriously. Pohang is some 35km from the Wolseong Nuclear Power Plant, which has six operational reactors.

by | November 16, 2017 | 02:15

She readily admits she couldn't do it without her right-hand woman, Hayenga, the central point coordinator. Several local locations will serve as drop-off sites for the Samaritan's Purse project, Operation Christmas Child , joining almost 5,000 USA locations collecting gift-filled shoeboxes for children in need around the world.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:23

Instead, it came from the smartphone game AC-130 Gunship Simulator: Special Ops Squadron. The ministry later deleted the images. The ministry said an employee had mistakenly attached the photo. It also accused the US-led coalition of carrying out air operations in the area to interfere with possible Russian strikes, and alleged that IS forces were disguising themselves as US-backed SDF fighters.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:20

Turnbull, same-sex marriage supporters in Australia's ruling Liberal-National party Coalition , the Labor opposition, Greens and other cross-bench parties have reached a consensus around a cross-party bill that makes minimalist changes to protect religious freedom without legalising discrimination by commercial service providers, such as cake makers, as some conservatives in the Coalition government have demanded.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:09

President Robert Mugabe's famous "blue house" or "blue roof" has been sealed off by heavily armed military personnel, Khuluma Afrika has confirmed. Chiwenga's statement, read out at a news conference packed with army top brass, comes at a time of a deepening rift within ZANU-PF over who will eventually lead the party after the 93-year-old Mugabe goes.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:14

According to police, it appears that the shooter was randomly picking targets. Area resident Brian Flint told local media that his roommate had been shot and killed by the gunman, a former convict in his 50s. "I know that we have (airlifted) a number of students", Johnston told reporters. Johnston said that about 100 law enforcement personnel were spread out at "multiple scenes" in and around the school, and described local police as "spread thin".

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:09

More than 500 villages in the region suffered damage. In Iraq, the most extensive damage was seen in the town of Darbandikhan, which is in the Kurdish region, where more than 30 people were injured. At least 280 people were killed in the town, home to some 85,000 people, where crumpled vehicles lay under the rubble of flattened buildings on the streets.

by | November 15, 2017 | 01:07

The Saudi-led coalition said Monday it would reopen Yemen's ports closed after a ballistic missile attack by Yemen on Riyadh - but not ports in Houthi-control territory. Meanwhile, Minister of Local Administration, Abdul Raqeeb Fateh said that the Yemeni government welcomed the statement issued by Saudi Arabia's United Nations ambassador to reopen the seaports and airports of Yemen's liberated area in the next 24 hours.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:13

Hate crimes - acts motivated by bias toward race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or gender - rose overall for the second straight year to 6,121 incidents, up 4.6 percent from 2015. "Hate crimes demand priority attention due to their special impact". Hate incidents increased from 203 in 2015 to 285 in 2016. These statistics suggest that the most vulnerable target for racial hate crimes in 2016 were not racial minority groups, but white Americans.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:12

The residents in the apartment below had just left minutes before, in order to make a noise complaint about the party with the Denton Police Department. A general manager at the complex told residents in an email that a structural engineer will evaluate the building and that those who were displaced would be reimbursed for lodging expenses, the Denton Record-Chronicle reports.

by | November 14, 2017 | 01:09

Police say they were dispatched to Macy's around 6:40 p.m. on a report of a stabbing. This is a breaking story. "When that happened there was a couple of other members that assisted the victim, they went in there to help, in doing so a second victim sustained a knife wound".

by | November 14, 2017 | 00:51

The woman, Beverly Young Nelson, said at a press conference that Moore sexually assaulted her when she was 15 and 16. " Gloria Allred is a sensationalist leading a witch hunt, and she is only around to create a spectacle", Moore campaign chairman Bill Armistead said in a statement.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:03

Barkley, who looked like the Heisman favorite just three weeks ago, had little room to run behind an offensive line without its starting left tackle. Hamilton took a short pass from McSorley and then lateraled to Barkley, who hurdled one tackler and got to the 1, completing a 14-yard play.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:05

The Russian and Turkish presidents have also met before for the same objective. A US official who requested anonymity said the joint statement shows both leaders back a political solution and peace process. It saw a sectarian swamp in which Hezbollah and Iranian powers get involved with ISIS and thought that they must have lost a lot of fighters during the past three years.

by | November 13, 2017 | 02:02

The ill-fated boat was being operated by a private company and was said to be on a trial run. The boat overturned as it was nearing the ferry point at around 5:45 pm. Local media reports suggested the boat was overloaded with passengers and the buoyancy of water changed leading to the disaster. According to IANS , there were 38 tourists on the boat belonging to a private operator.