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by | December 18, 2017 | 22:25

This is the first time charges have been brought in Australia for the sale of weapons of mass destruction. The Australian Federal Police said Sunday that Choi Han Chan, a Sydney local of South Korean descent, is believed to have attempted to raise tens of millins of dollars for Pyongyang through the worldwide black market.

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:59

The forests ministry estimates that about 250 of B.C.'s 1,500 grizzly bears were taken by hunters each year, in a limited-entry lottery hunt open to resident and non-resident hunters. NDP and B.C. Greens have allowed us to take a stronger position and we commend the government's bold announcement today". Environmentalists still reeling from the government's decision to proceed with the Site C dam in northeast B.C.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:49

Snowfall is supposed to be heaviest in the Fraser Valley, Fraser Canyon, Similkameen and Nicola regions, the weather agency forecasts. "Snowfall amounts will be limited to a few centimetres at most, and any freezing drizzle is expected to be light".

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:39

Media reports say prosecutors are requesting that a German journalist who was arrested in Turkey be released from jail pending the outcome of her trial on terror-related charges. "A fair verdict to be delivered by the judiciary will ease the conscience of the public opinion", she said at the hearing. Tolu has repeatedly denied all charges leveled against her.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:27

Speaking to journalists on the White House's South Lawn Friday morning, President Trump said: "Let's put it this way, there is absolutely no collusion that has been proven". But the White House denied that the president was directly targeted. However, with Trump breaking with the longstanding precedent and not attending Wray's swearing-in ceremony in September, it's hard to say how much support the new director can expect from the President.

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:35

Some critics pointed to the timing of Corker's change of heart, coming on the same day the provision had been added. The hashtag #corkerkickback quickly began trending on Twitter. But almost all of the more than 500 companies listed in Trump's past financial disclosures, including the Trump Organization, are structured as pass-through entities.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:37

Mr Ebrahimi, who was disabled, suffered hate crime for years and called the police as false rumours circulated that he was a paedophile. James was jailed for life . Three police constables - Kevin Duffy, Helen Harris and Leanne Winter - and PCSO Andrew Passmore were all punished past year in connection with Mr Ebrahimi's death.

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:24

Examiners investigating what happened when the 25-year-old Miami local was killed have discovered that he was killed by gunfire from Islamic State-connected contenders and was not caught, as indicated by an Associated Press cover Sunday. A military investigation has concluded that Army Sgt. A final report on Johnson's death is expected to be released next month. "He regarded the Army and I simply wish they would have respected him the way he regarded them", Cowanda Jones-Johnson said.

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:14

More details of the new policies Twitter has introduced will also cover things like celebrating "any violent act in a manner that may inspire others to replicate it or any violence where people were targeted due to their membership in a protected group".

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:14

McCain left Walter Reed Medical Center "exhausted, but ok", a Republican close to him said. His wife, Cindy, tweeted earlier Monday: "Nothing beats the feeling of being home in Arizona for the Holidays!" with a photo of a Christmas tree. Now in his sixth Senate term, McCain underwent surgery in mid-July to remove a 2-inch (51-millimeter) blood clot in his brain and was diagnosed with glioblastoma.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:51

But as Project Cassandra reached higher into the hierarchy of the conspiracy, Obama administration officials threw an increasingly insurmountable series of roadblocks in its way, according to interviews with dozens of participants who in many cases spoke for the first time about events shrouded in secrecy, and a review of government documents and court records.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:28

If we remove Jesus, what is left? Just an empty feast. Francis, who has often warned against excessive materialism during the holiday season, departed from his address to say: "This is the real Christmas". The Pope also received a cake decorated with a drawing by Italian street artist Mauro Pallotta. His other hand holds a small back briefcase with the word "valores"-meaning "values" in Latin-emblazoned on it, from which hangs a blue-and-red striped scarf, the colors of his favorite ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 22:39

The fire started around 2:30am, on the second floor of a home on East 14th Street in the Sheepshead Bay neighborhood. The father, a 16-year-old female, and a 15-year-old male were taken to Staten Island University Hospital in critical condition while two other boys, 13- and 12-years-old, were transported to Maimonides Hospital with minor injuries, according to the Post.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:28

The officer added that the objects would then either shoot back up into the sky or drop off the radar completely. Some of it is captured in a video made public by officials with a Pentagon program that investigated U.F.O.s. "We were at least 40 miles away, and in less than a minute this thing was already at our cap point", Fravor, who has since retired from the Navy, told the New York Times .

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:32

Agency engineers spent months reviewing how SpaceX prepares a previously-flown booster for another mission, and three successful re-flights of different Falcon 9 rockets earlier this year gave officials added confidence in the plan. SpaceX landed the first-stage booster back at Cape Canaveral after liftoff. It was the 14th recovery of a booster for SpaceX this year alone.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:27

After initial delays over delegate accreditation, polling finally kicked off around midnight at the 54th National Congress of the party. He has been backed by business and union leaders. "Anyone who wins we are going to support and rally behind", said Sasekani Manzini, a spokeswoman for the ANC in Mpumalanga province. They were the only candidates nominated for the ANC leadership at a conference in Johannesburg on Sunday night.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:09

He claimed some of the documents Mueller obtained were "susceptible to privilege claims". A spokesman for the special counsel said in a statement that the emails were obtained properly. The twist: The sources say that transition officials assumed that Mueller would come calling, and had sifted through the emails and separated the ones they considered privileged.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:16

The Australian Federal Police said 59-year-old naturalized Australian Chan Han Choi used encrypted communication to broker sales and discuss the supply of weapons of mass destruction. Forces Korea said Sunday. "The only way to "locate and destroy - with complete certainty - all components of North Korea's nuclear weapons programs" is through a ground invasion", he wrote.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:51

When the bullets briefly stopped flying, Jasso looked up. Moments later, a 15-year-old boy was shot and killed, police said. Campeano said he pulled the SUV into a gas station and told Jasso to run, but he quickly realized the teen wasn't responding.

by | December 18, 2017 | 21:14

New Jersey Gov. -elect Phil Murphy posing next to a cutout of of Chris Christie at the New Jersey Working Families Alliance 10th anniversary gala on Thursday. He and his communications team spent much of that day and the next defending his decision, including claiming that although he was at the beach, he "didn't get any sun" because "he had a baseball hat on".

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:52

Stat News reported Sunday that Fitzgerald's Twitter statement had been previously sent in an all-hands email to CDC staff. The list includes the following: " vulnerable ", "entitlement", " diversity ", " transgender ", " fetus ", "evidence-based" and " science-based ", as stated in a report by Washington Post .

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:00

That story followed an earlier report in The Washington Post that detailed the allegations of six women, including young clerks who said Kozinski showed them porn in his chambers. Judge Alex Kozinski of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco announced his retirement Monday morning just days after it was announced that he is under investigation for sexual misconduct.

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:02

Other senators privately said that they think calling for Franken's resignation was premature. "But you find out if I'm a predator, '" Manchin said. "In retrospect, I think we acted too fast". Minnesota Democratic Governor Mary Dayton appointed Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, D-Minn., to replace Franken when (if?) he eventually leaves the Senate. Editor's note: This article has been updated to include Sen.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:57

A train carriage has plummeted on to a motorway in Washington state and there are reports of casualties. The accident happened over a highway in Pierce County, Washington state, on Monday prompting a major emergency response from local authorities, NBC News reported, citing the state transport agency and local media.

by | December 18, 2017 | 20:26

The death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria will be recounted after a report said the official death count of 64 might be far short - and the actual number could top 1,000. A woman looks as her husband climbs down a ladder at a partially destroyed bridge, after Hurricane Maria hit the area in September, in Utuado, Puerto Rico November 9, 2017.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:02

It has underperformed by 0.67% the S&P500. The asset manager reported $3.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $3.36 by $0.05. Renaissance Limited Liability Co holds 0.02% or 76,969 shares in its portfolio. Whittier owns 135 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. 5,858 were accumulated by Sprott Incorporated.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:42

The people were brought to the stadium by police in modified trucks as sirens from the vehicles blared, reports said. The footage showed armed soldiers guarding the venue as the criminals, convicted of manslaughter, burglary and drug-related crimes, were sent up onto a raised platform, one by one, to hear their sentences read out via a loudspeaker.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:23

Under the new regulations, those who express an affiliation with groups that use or celebrate violence will be permanently suspended, Twitter said. In November, Fransen posted three unverified anti-Muslim videos including ones titled "Muslim Destroys a Statue of Virgin Mary!" and "Muslim migrant beats up Dutch boy on crutches!" The White House was forced to defend the posts, as Theresa May said Trump had been "wrong" to share the videos.

by | December 18, 2017 | 19:20

Retail investors will be banned from trading binary options and will face leverage limits on forex trades, the European financial watchdog has proposed, among a raft of new restrictions to be placed on CFD trading that saw brokers IG Group , CMC Markets and Plus500 all slump.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:40

It shows a group of people, both male and female, brawling outside the Victoria's Secret store at the mall. It's not known what started the fight. 10News' Gannett partner in Fort Myers, News-Press , reports a spokesman for the police department said officers responded to the mall but the fight ended when they arrived.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:54

Citing a "broad sense of humor and a candid way of speaking to both male and female law clerks alike", Mr. Kozinski also offered an apology to his accusers. Christine Miller, a retired U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge, said Kozinski grabbed her breasts during a vehicle ride in 1986 after a legal community function in the Baltimore area.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:37

The backward caste leader was roped in by Congress to win the support of Gujarat's 30% vote from OBCs. The Congress had chose to not field its sitting legislator from the Vadgam seat - Manibhai Vaghela - in this election and asked him to support Mevani's candidature instead.

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:45

School authorities say they are "pleased" with the choice and anticipate inviting Charlotte to the nursery . The most striking aspect of the image, however, is the meticulous co-ordination of everyone's outfits with Princess Charlotte's dress, George's shirt, William's tie and Kate's suit tieing together in matchy-matchy harmony.

by | December 18, 2017 | 17:58

However, according to Jerusalem Post , Salam later said he recognizes that Nazareth has "commercial interests", as it welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors during the Christmas season. "In the backdrop of the threat from radicalized elements, besides threats from Pakistan-based terrorist outfits like LeT and JeM, terrorists may exploit this development to perpetrate acts of terrorism against United States and Israeli interests in the country", an official communication accessed by The ...

by | December 18, 2017 | 18:53

A British defence source said a auto tried forcing its way past a checkpoint into the base. Khan wanted to attack United States airmen in East Anglia with a knife like that used by Jihadi John after plotting with an ISIS fighter in Syria.