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by | September 03, 2018 | 16:55

Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, a colonial-era law, Reuters reported . The government maintains they were detained for breaking the official secrets act. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo - who both have young daughters and have not seen their families outside of prison visits and court hearings for almost nine months - were then taken back to prison.

by | September 03, 2018 | 14:44

Islamabad clarified that the money it had received from the United States was mainly reimbursements for supporting US-led coalition forces after they invaded Afghanistan in 2001. In a federal notification, the US Department of Commerce said that the entities added to the EAR list had been determined by the US government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the US.

by | September 03, 2018 | 13:43

As part of his activities, the Liberian leader will attend a high-level dialogue between African and Chinese leaders and business representatives. Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Monday that Chinese funds are not for "vanity projects" in Africa but are to build infrastructure that can remove bottlenecks in the continent's development.

by | September 02, 2018 | 10:58

In addition, McClure and D'Amico let Bobbitt live with them for several months, during which time he invited his brother, who allegedly is also addicted to drugs, and "half a dozen homeless people" to stay there with him two when the couple was not at home, Badway said.

by | September 02, 2018 | 10:54

But it was Biden, McCain's longtime friend from the days when he was the Navy's liaison to the US Senate, who gave the most deeply personal tribute. McCain died last Saturday of brain cancer at age 81. The flag-draped casket of Sen. Cindy McCain pressed her face against her husband's coffin, and daughter Meghan McCain erupted in sobs.

by | September 02, 2018 | 06:26

Among the things Ohr said he learned from Steele during their sit-down was that an unnamed ex-Russian intelligence official had said that Russian intelligence believed "they had Trump over a barrel ", sources familiar with the meeting told the news service.

by | September 01, 2018 | 17:19

McCain's longtime chief of staff Grant Woods, a former Arizona attorney general, drew laughs with a eulogy in which he talked about McCain's "terribly bad driving" and his sense of humour. May God bless the memory of John McCain . The last person to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol was Hawaii Democratic Sen. Lindsey Graham. While in the chamber, Cindy McCain sat in her husband's chair.

by | September 01, 2018 | 15:39

The administration had pledged $60m to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (Unrwa) in January, but withheld another $65m pending a review. The individuals say the final decision could be formalized in the coming days. embassy there from Tel Aviv in May. He told Reuters the "U.S leadership has become an enemy of our people and of our nation and we will not surrender before such unjust decisions".

by | August 31, 2018 | 16:11

The group will work out a set of tasks for anti-aircraft and anti-subversive and sabotage defense as well as protection against mines, the ministry said. Idlib is the last remaining refuge for the Syrian opposition since Assad's forces began recapturing territory from rebels in 2015. "We need to reduce the risk of unexpected escalation, and definitely look with great concern about any potential use of chemical weapons or any type of weaponized chlorine", he said.

by | August 31, 2018 | 16:10

How many people were on board? A motorist who came upon the scene described it as chaotic as passengers were on the ground and people were screaming. A number, 505-722-2002, has been established for family members of passengers, said state police. Debris from the wreckage littered the stretch of Interstate 40, with the semi-trailer spilt open, the truck's cab upside down, and in the middle, the front end of the shredded shell of the Greyhound bus completely ripped off, reports CBS ...

by | August 31, 2018 | 06:16

An investigation was launched after the barefoot woman was spotted on surveillance video repeatedly ringing a doorbell in the middle of the night in a small subdivision in Montgomery County, Texas. She said that she's been in contact with the police and just wants her sister home. The man and woman moved into the home two to three months ago, investigators said.

by | August 30, 2018 | 14:00

A research unit of South Korea's state-run Korea Development Bank ( KDB ) has compiled a report suggesting that North Korea has been mining cryptocurrencies, Yonhap News Agency detailed Monday. According to the Straits Times , a Singapore-based news outlet, North Korea plans to host a Pyongyang-based (NK Capital) conference regarding cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology in October of this year.

by | August 30, 2018 | 13:47

Bush and Barrack Obama will deliver eulogies. Upon his return from the war, McCain embarked on a career in public service that led to two terms in the House of Representatives and 31 years as a Senator from Arizona. "The disparity between the Congress and White House policy is obviously noticeable and somewhat shocking". Around 4 p.m. Monday, the flags were ordered back at half-staff and a Presidential Proclamation for McCain was released.

by | August 30, 2018 | 10:28

His tweet prompted some snark from DC lawyer George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and a frequent Trump critic. The news was met with dismay by Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, who wrote in a tweet addressed to Trump: "U can't let that happen".

by | August 30, 2018 | 10:06

Observers in the Bosphorus said that 13 ships had passed from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean in the last ten days. "We will not speculate on the intention of the Russian fleet, but it is important that all actors in the region exercise restraint and refrain from worsening an already disastrous humanitarian situation in Syria ", said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spokesperson Oana Lungescu in a statement to Haaretz.

by | August 28, 2018 | 08:57

Mr Trump declined to answer numerous shouted questions about Mr McCain from reporters in the White House's Oval Office on Monday morning after an announcement on trade. But he also maintained his reputation as a "maverick", willing to break with party ranks - which he did in a high-profile way past year when his "no" vote scuttled the Senate GOP leadership's effort to repeal Obamacare.

by | August 28, 2018 | 08:45

IN an interview following his visit to Ireland last weekend, Pope Francis revealed that he received a memo about the mother and baby homes in Tuam. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, a former Vatican envoy to the United States, said he had told Francis of the allegations against prominent USA cardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2013.

by | August 28, 2018 | 08:17

The Chinese foreign minister responded , saying President Trump's announcement was "irresponsible" and made "in total disregard of basic facts". Officials also declined to say how the letter was transmitted, but North Korea has been increasingly communicating through its United Nations mission, known as the " New York Channel ".

by | August 28, 2018 | 07:13

Ms Bishop , 62, was deputy Liberal leader for more than a decade but she only received 11 votes in last Friday's leadership ballot after Malcolm Turnbull called a spill. Turnbull's resignation from parliament was expected in the coming week. The new prime minister unveiled his "new generation" cabinet on Sunday. There was a further twist: when Julie Bishop did not stand for deputy leader, her replacement was Josh Frydenberg , the minister responsible for the aborted National Energy ...

by | August 28, 2018 | 04:45

Cohen acknowledged the illegal payments while pleading guilty to breaking campaign finance laws and other charges, a litany of crimes that revealed both his shadowy involvement in Mr. It is not uncommon for prosecutors to offer immunity to a person who may have wittingly or unwittingly facilitated a crime if investigators decide that person is more of a witness than a perpetrator, or if prosecutors decide they can not get necessary testimony without offering some degree of immunity.