Last month, a group of Hong Kong leader had dismissed Carrie Lam offers of a private meeting about the protests over china extradition bill that has been suspended, for now, and called it "too little, too late". The protesters complain that police have used aggressive tactics, involving tear gas and rubber bullets. This story has been corrected in the 2:30 p.m.
The comments came after Israel's decision to bar her and Tlaib from entering the occupied Palestinian territories, which they had meant to visit on a congressional delegation. Logan Bayroff of the liberal J Street pro-Israel group said it was "no surprise that the president's racist, disingenuous attacks on progressive women of color in Congress have now transitioned into smears against Jews".
Damaging winds, large hail and rainfall are the primary threat, though the chance of a tornado can not be ruled out, the National Weather Service said. A waterspout was spotted by Hancock County residents Tuesday evening as thunderstorms moved through the area. The Storm Prediction Center has placed Central Iowa under a Slight Risk area for severe storms both for overnight tonight and tomorrow morning.
The special assistant said the prime minister appreciated the role of overseas Pakistanis for the cause of Kashmir. "I think, we are helping (resolve the tense) situation (between India and Pakistan)", Trump told reporters in the Oval Office of the White House.
This weekend, the Navy Commander of the IRGC, Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri, said the two tanker seizures should be viewed as separate issues, suggesting that just because Gibraltar released the Iranian vessel did not automatically mean Iran would release the British-flagged tanker.
Mette Frederiksen , who was visiting the world's largest island to meet Premier Kim Kielsen , told reporters: "Greenland is not Danish ". It is not the first time that the USA government has attempted to buy Greenland. "Denmark essentially owns it". "It's just something we've talked about", he said. Not so fast, Greenland responded: We're not for sale. Trump's interest in acquiring the island, which has a population of around 58,000 people, is definitely not the first time the ...
Signs in multiple languages on Sardinian beaches warn visitors about the punishments for stealing sand, but that did not stop one couple from filling 14 plastic bottles with nearly 90 pounds of sand last week. More than 90kg of stolen sand from Italy's island of Sardinia. Officials do not believe the couple's claim they were unaware of the law, pointing out various signs posted in multiple languages that advise tourists the sand must stay on the beach.
Whether Native American voters put their support behind Warren remains to be seen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign is doing damage control after the Massachusetts Senator played up her Native American heritage. She talked about directing new resources to tribes and guaranteeing them broader jurisdiction on their own lands. Warren noted that her plan addresses this ongoing issue, pushing for the federal government to "get serious" about collecting and reporting data about these ...
It goes on to tout the accomplishments of the Obama administration - the economic recovery after the financial crisis and the passage of the nation's health care law - and the promises of Biden's candidacy to build on those efforts by building on the Affordable Care Act, restore relationships with USA allies and "restore the soul of the nation".
Pell will return to prison to serve the remainder of his minimum jail term of three years and eight months. Two of the three judges from Victoria's Court of Appeal turned down Pell's primary ground of appeal, that the jury's verdict was unreasonable.
Trump added that he was always looking at a payroll tax cut, and that a lot of people would like to see it. "Payroll taxes, I've been thinking about payroll taxes for a long time , whether or not we do it now or not - it's not being done because of recession", he said.
Earlier, 10 migrants jumped off the ship, hoping to swim to the island. In a statement, the Spanish government said the army ship Audaz would set sail for the Italian island of Lampedusa on Tuesday afternoon and escort the migrant rescue vessel to Palma, Mallorca.
A lawyer who met with Epstein three days after he was removed from suicide watch claimed he was "very very upbeat" - an account that jibes with what sources told The Post about his spirits in the days before he apparently killed himself.
Jordanian members of parliament reportedly renewed their recommendation on Monday for the kingdom to close the Israeli Embassy in the capital city of Amman , citing what they called Israeli "violations" at a Jerusalem holy site sacred to Muslim and Jewish people.
The Vienna-based Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) said on Monday that two Russian monitoring sites closest to the mysterious explosion went offline days after the blast, soon followed by two more, fuelling suspicions that Russia tampered with them.
Sao Gonçalo, an area struggling with poverty and violence, is separated from Rio by Guanabara Bay. One news site has released a WhatsApp message reportedly written by one of the passengers, saying that the gunman has tied the passengers' hands and has a petrol can as well as a gun.
The records put the estate at more than $577 million but list no details of any beneficiaries. The New York medical examiner found that the 66-year-old, whose body was discovered on 10 August, died of "suicide by hanging". Virgin Islands with an estimated worth of $86.3 million, according to the court document. He said the document was Epstein's original last will.
The current government has become the second civilian government to forgo its right to choose a chief of army staff. According to the Pakistani Prime Minister's office, General Bajwa's extension has been approved due to the "regional security environment".
The government crisis dates back to 7 August, when Lega voted down a non-binding motion presented by the Five Star Movement asking for works on the Lyon-Turin railway link to be stopped. A PD-M5S coalition could lead to the opposite of what Salvini intended ─ with him out of government altogether instead of being its sole leader. Salvini has signalled he could re-establish coalition ties, saying he would back a M5S bill cutting the number of lawmakers - but only if new elections were then ...
Flag-waving members of the Proud Boys and Three Percenters militia group had gathered late in the morning, some also wearing body armor and helmets. Antifa stands for anti-fascist and refers to a loose global coalition of activists and protesters who oppose far-right ideology.
Eric Garner's dying words, " I can't breathe ", became a rallying cry for the demonstrators and sparked a national debate over race and the use of force by police, helping to ignite the "Black Lives Matter" movement . She said she is urging legislators to make it a state and federal crime - not just an administrative violation - for any police officer to use a chokehold.
Macron will meet Putin at his summer retreat of the Bregancon fortress on France's Mediterranean coast in the early evening, just days before he hosts world leaders including US President Donald Trump for the August 24-26 Group of Seven (G7) summit in Biarritz.
On Wednesday he said those trying to block Brexit were engaged in "a awful kind of collaboration", after former finance minister Philip Hammond said parliament would block a no-deal exit, and that the government must respect it. He told the Observer: "My message to MPs across Parliament is simple and urgent: only by working together can we stop no-deal". "Three years after the European Union referendum, the country stands at a precipice".
Planned Parenthood announced this afternoon that the organization will withdraw from the Title X federal family planning program, after the Trump Administration implemented restrictions surrounding abortion referrals for those receiving money from the federal program .
Epstein, 66, took his own life in a jail cell while awaiting federal trial for sex trafficking. Aside from Andrew , Epstein had connections to several other prominent names, including Presidents Trump and Bill Clinton , and was facing charges on sexual abuse as well as conspiracy.
After rejecting the offer to dock at Algeciras, Open Arms asked Italy to allow the migrants to disembark on Lampedusa, citing a deterioration in their physical and psychological conditions, it announced on Twitter. The Open Arms ship had rescued 147 migrants off Libya in early August. Salvini, who had welcomed Spain's offer as a vindication of his hardline stance, said Open Arms' refusal to accept it was "incredible and unacceptable".
President Maithripala Sirisena's office on Monday announced that Lt Gen Shavendra Silva has been named as the new army commander. Lieutenant General Silva joined the Sri Lanka Army as a Cadet Officer in 1984 and held the position of Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Army prior to this appointment.
Col. Robert Carver tells U.S. News. The Pentagon statement said the test took place on San Nicolas Island in California. On Sunday, following the United States withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty on August 2, the USA tested a new ground-based cruise missile that can range over 300 miles.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday there was no risk of increased radiation levels after a blast at a military site in northern Russia on August 8 that killed at least five people. Putin said he saw no alternative to "Normandy" format heads of state talks on the Ukraine crisis, but stopped short on Monday of signing up to a new summit on the subject.
And I'm not happy with Fox". However, Trump said he is satisfied with the positive coverage he receives from numerous network's top hosts, including Sean Hannity , Tucker Carlson , Laura Ingraham, Jesse Watters, Jeanine Pirro, and Greg Gutfeld.