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by | June 07, 2018 | 02:19

Trustee Gretchen Carlson , herself a former Miss America said: 'We're not going to judge you on your appearance because we are interested in what makes you you'. Miss America contestants appear onstage during the 2017 Miss America competition in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Gretchen, 51, was named chairwoman of the Miss America Organization just days after Sam Haskell resigned in January.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:09

Hundreds of oceanfront homes have been destroyed by lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano , officials said Tuesday. The latest estimates-up to 80 more structures destroyed by lava than previously counted-could bring the total number of homes and other buildings lost over the past month to almost 200.

by | June 07, 2018 | 02:04

Local resident Ketema Kairo told the BBC: "He baptised the first person and he passed on to another one". His body was later recovered from the water with bite marks on his back, legs and hands, according to local reports. An Israeli conservationist did not think any crocodiles would dare attack his canoe when he took it out on the Ethiopia's Omo River in 2014, The Jerusalem Post reported.

by | June 06, 2018 | 12:51

Prosecutors said a key participant in the effort to whitewash Manafort's lobbying work was his longtime associate in Ukraine, a person who people familiar with the matter identified as Konstantin Kilimnik. Several members of the Hapsburg group have previously denied the allegations. According to the filing in DC District Court on Monday night, one of the witnesses told investigators that Manafort wanted them to commit perjury about a lobbying effort they worked on for him in the US.

by | June 05, 2018 | 00:41

In his writing, Kennedy denounced one commissioner having brought up slavery and the Holocaust before blasting Phillips' religious freedom claim as a "despicable piece of rhetoric" to "use their religion to hurt others". Phillips refused his services when told it was for a same-sex couple. Kennedy cited comments by a member of the state commission who had said that religion was often used a basis for bigotry.

by | June 03, 2018 | 21:08

Though the letter predates Giuliani's involvement with Trump's legal team, the president's longtime lawyer verified its contents to ABC News , adding that the legal strategy the letter outlines remains to be upheld. The special counsel's team is now in talks with Trump's lawyers about arranging an interview with the president, which is likely the final step before Mueller completes the investigation.

by | June 03, 2018 | 21:10

Warplanes targeted central, southern and eastern parts of the besieged enclave. At an emergency meeting on Wednesday, UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nikolay Mladenov, said the latest escalation in Gaza was a warning of "how close to the brink of war we are every day", according to Ynet .

by | June 03, 2018 | 21:04

Will something definitive come out of the meeting? Since then, preparations for the meeting kicked into high gear, with delegations from Washington and Pyongyang holding meetings in the demilitarized zone in North Korea and in NY. They also agreed to resume reunions of families separated by the Korean War, and also they're going to hold talks on the military. "I didn't like the Russian meeting yesterday".

by | June 03, 2018 | 20:45

Sanchez had been Rajoy's most loyal backer of a government takeover of Catalonia's regional affairs following an illegal- and unsuccessful- declaration of independence by the region's parliament in October. Emotional contributions were also made to the region's leader in exile, Carles Puigdemont, and other jailed pro-independence figures. Catalan's new leader Quim Torra and Parliament Speaker Roger Torrent entered to a standing ovation with only one empty seat - that of the ex-Catalan leader ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 20:33

Britain has stressed the importance of United Kingdom steel to the American defense industry. "The more Trump is irritating allies and asking Chinese to buy stuff, the better off they are, because he's not sitting there and attacking the hard issues", the person said.

by | June 02, 2018 | 01:08

The delegations at Panmunjom - led respectively by Washington's former negotiator on North Korea , Sung Kim , and Pyongyang's Vice Foreign Minister, Choe Son-hui - met on Sunday and Wednesday. Clinton eventually visited North Korea as a former president in 2009 to secure the freedom of two detained American journalists. As the rapprochement with the United States has picked up pace, Kim Yong Chol appears to have taken on a broader remit to deal with the Trump administration.

by | June 02, 2018 | 00:57

Another student from North Texas, 12-year-old Naysa Modi of Frisco, came in second place. Paul Hamrick, 14, from Monterey, Calif., left, and Rishik Gandhasri, 12, from San Jose, Calif., stretch during a break in competition during the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, May 31, 2018.

by | June 02, 2018 | 00:42

At least one policeman and 10 assailants were killed in an attack on the compound of the Afghan Interior Ministry on Wednesday, a ministry's spokesman said. O'Donnell said that because of the large number of leaders killed and their involvement in a range of attack planning, the impact of the HIMARS strike "will be felt beyond Helmand province ".

by | June 01, 2018 | 16:32

The Committee to Protect Journalists in NY said on Twitter that "Ukrainian authorities should conduct a swift and thorough investigation" into Babchenko's murder. Russian officials also criticized Ukraine for failing to provide adequate protection to journalists. The initial news sent shock waves across Ukraine and Russian Federation, where dozens of journalists have been targeted for assassination for their work.

by | June 01, 2018 | 16:17

The EU, an aide to Macron added, will "react by taking appropriate measures, in a firm manner and proportionately, in conformity with World Trade Organization rules". A United States delegation arrived in Beijing on Wednesday for preliminary talks to establish the outlines for the weekend negotiations. "This measure brings the danger of a spiral of escalation, which in the end harms everyone", Seibert said in a statement .

by | June 01, 2018 | 15:48

Once in the police station, they realised it wasn't valid", a police spokesman told AFP. The financier, who is a plaintiff in the Spanish investigation, said Spain is among 15 countries following the money trail. In an image of a detention report posted by Browder himself on Twitter, police identified the reason for the detention as "fraud". Browder, however, shared that the Spanish National Police released him hours after "Interpol General Secretary in Lyon advised them not to honor ...

by | May 31, 2018 | 18:31

She walks down the beach and the officers follow. At this point Weiman says she "tripped and fell and the cop tackled me to the ground and smashed my head into the sand". The situation escalates as Weinman refuses to give the officer her last name. That's when police followed her. After a bystander tells the officer to refrain from throwing blows, Weinman yells out, "you're not allowed to beat me like that".

by | May 31, 2018 | 18:26

Mr. Trump also commuted the sentence of Sholom Rubashkin, the former CEO of what was America's largest kosher slaughterhouse and meat-packing plant. A judge rejected that defense, calling it "all hat, no cattle". D'Souza pleaded guilty in 2014 over donating $20,000 to NY politician Wendy Long . As part of his guilty plea, D'Souza admitted that he "knew what he was doing was wrong and something the law forbids", the U.S.

by | May 31, 2018 | 18:16

The US will also continue to pursue litigation at the World Trade Organisation for violations of the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights based on China's discriminatory practices for licensing intellectual property, the statement said.

by | May 31, 2018 | 18:06

Maduro shook hands with Corker in images broadcast on state TV from the presidential palace, which said the two were "strengthening worldwide relationships", without offering more details. Maduro has insisted Venezuela is the victim of an "economic war" waged by the conservative opposition and external powers including the United States aimed at toppling him.

by | May 30, 2018 | 06:48

The 22-year-old ended up scaling the front of the building, pulling himself up from balcony to balcony , until he made it to the 4-year-old and pulled him to safety from midair. "I did it because it was a child", Mr Gassama told French newspaper Le Parisien . The mother was not in Paris at the time, it is believed. Gassama also spoke to Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo .

by | May 30, 2018 | 06:28

The 29-year-old was killed by police in the attack , which left two female police officers and one bystander dead. Police subsequently killed the gunman in a shootout after he entered a nearby high school and took a woman hostage. Police later killed the attacker, and other officers were wounded in the shooting. - He was last in prison at Marche-en-Famenne, in the French-speaking Wallonia region.

by | May 29, 2018 | 01:24

The storm was about 165km south of Apalachicola, Florida , on the Gulf of Mexico coast as of 8pm EDT and was expected to make landfall along the Florida Panhandle on Monday, the US National Hurricane Centre said . Flash flooding is also expected in that tri-state area. "These subtropical storms that are somewhat poorly organized, can sometimes get a mixture of dry air into their circulation, and that can suppress more widespread precipitation", Austin said.

by | May 29, 2018 | 00:53

The unnamed male suspect was taken into police custody shortly after the shooting began and Seaman and Whistler were transported to a nearby hospital. Republican US Representative Susan Brooks posted a video on Twitter saying she met Seaman during a visit to Noblesville West Middle School around midday Saturday.

by | May 28, 2018 | 00:48

It was the clearest sign yet that the on-again off-again summit between Trump and Kim is likely to be held as initially agreed, in Singapore on June 12. The White House team will be led by Joe Hagin, who is deputy chief of staff for operations. "That tells you how much Koreans want peace on the peninsula".