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by | March 28, 2018 | 01:36

Wylie said he was "absolutely convinced" there was a reason Vote Leave and other agencies opposing Britain's continued involvement in the European Union all chose to use Cambridge Analytica as their primary service provider despite its lack of public presence before the Brexit referendum.

by | March 28, 2018 | 01:27

The move comes at the request of the Justice Department, first made in the early days of the administration, saying it was needed to better enforce the Voting Rights Act. Article 1, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution calls for a census to be taken every decade for the goal of apportioning seats to the House of Representatives, according to the number of "free persons" residing in each state.

by | March 27, 2018 | 18:52

Those detained were held at the Vel' d'Hiv cycling track in Paris before thousands were deported to the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who is visiting Israel, said the theory that Knoll's death was anti-Semitic was plausible. Only last month was the murder deemed anti-Semitic.

by | March 27, 2018 | 18:48

European rules call for a final decision on extradition within 60 days of the suspect's arrest, though a 30-day extension is possible, Justice Ministry spokeswoman Stephanie Krueger said. Roger Torrent, the pro-independence speaker of the Catalan Parliament, tweeted on Sunday urging Catalans to form "a common front" in the interest of individual and collective rights.

by | March 27, 2018 | 18:50

Meanwhile, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow regretted the decision by Western countries to expel Russian diplomats . Dozens of European and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies joined the United States and expelled Russian intelligence officials from their countries.

by | March 27, 2018 | 18:43

Trump's congratulations to Putin was criticised with some claiming that the POTUS has been too tolerant of the Russian leader . However, Trump had to soon after the conversation, defend his phone call to Russian President Vladimir Putin , and said that getting along with Russia is a good thing, and not a bad thing.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:42

Investigators had initially reported five people dead including a child and another 30 people injured and taken to hospital. The Tass agency quoted firefighters as saying that 40 of the missing at the Winter Cherry mall in Kemerovo are children.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:44

A Palestinian demonstrator rests during clashes with Israeli troops near the border with Israel, in the southern Gaza Strip March 23, 2018. According to Anadolu Agency, hundreds of armed members of the Ezzeddin al-Qassam Brigade have been deployed across the Palestinian territory.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:46

In this April 13, 2017, photo, a warehouse worker watches as government inspectors check imported frozen pork in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong province. "This [tariffs on US pork] will have a big impact on our import trade but our company also does domestic pork so overall the impact is not so bad", said an import manager at Beijing Changxinchang Food Products Co Ltd.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:43

She said she will miss the store , which stood out from other big-box retailers. Customers cannot return a gift card for cash. "It's contagious, it's a great environment, it's fun to come to work", says Sherry Stone, manager at the Cotswold Village location of Toys & Co.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:39

Defiance still reigns in Catalonia , where the parliament has just suspended a vote to elect Jordi Turull as its new president. The Catalan politicians face an array of charges ranging from misuse of public funds to rebellion, the most serious crime, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 30 years upon conviction.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:43

The BJP won 12 of the 25 seats that saw voting on Friday, nine from Uttar Pradesh and one each from Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Karnataka. The country's most populous state sends 31 MPs to the 245-member Rajya Sabha, and the BJP, which won a massive victory in the 2017 Assembly elections, is yet to get a lion's share of these.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:34

Latest reports have just six of the whales still alive early on Saturday morning. A rescue operation was underway to try and herd them back to sea. Parks and Wildlife Service incident controller Jeremy Chick said while there had been no sightings of the surviving whales , it was possible that they could return to shore.

by | March 25, 2018 | 01:30

Turkey renewed threats Monday to attack a town in northeastern Syria where a small contingent of USA troops is based, raising the stunning possibility of a clash between North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. Federica Mogherini told reporters in Brussels that global efforts in Syria should be aimed at "de-escalating the military activities and not escalating them".

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:40

The veto threat was reportedly unplanned, as White House staff announced on Thursday that Trump was expected to sign onto the bill, according to CNN. With Congress already on recess, and a government shutdown looming, he said that young immigrants now protected in the USA under Barack Obama's Delayed Action for Childhood Arrivals "have been totally abandoned by the Democrats (not even mentioned in Bill) and the BORDER WALL, which is desperately needed for our National Defence, is not fully ...

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:42

Medical examiners in Mexico are working to determine the precise cause of death, and Peterson said that USA authorities are present at the site of the medical examination. Peterson's initial Facebook post acted as a valuable source of information, as she revealed the family was supposed to be at a Southwest Community College basketball game in Danville, Illinois, on Thursday.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:40

Kim told visiting South Korean officials that he would meet with Moon in late April as the rival nations moved to improve relations amid rising tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program. North and South Korea agreed Saturday to hold high-level talks next week to prepare for a summit between their two leaders, according to the South's presidential office.

by | March 24, 2018 | 16:42

The Chinese Commerce Ministry announced plans on Friday to levy 15 per cent tariffs on 120 types of USA products, including fruit, wine and steel pipes, worth US$977 million. The president opted for new trade barriers after sounding out officials in Beijing about a potential deal, the official said. The move prompted the biggest percentage plunges in Wall Street's three major stock indexes in six weeks as investors were agitated by the scale of USA tariffs and possible impact on ...

by | March 22, 2018 | 02:20

Another 20 people were wounded in the blast, health ministry spokesman Waheed Majroh told AFP. Women and children were among the casualties, he said. He said an investigation into the security breach is underway, and that anyone found to have neglected his duties would be punished. The shrine had been attacked before.

by | March 22, 2018 | 02:20

North Korea typically bristles at the drills and in previous years has responded with missile launches. The commentary offered no other details, saying only that the North has started a "dialogue peace offensive". The commentary aims to counter a narrative in the West that North Korea was pressured into agreeing to talks, said Michael Madden, an analyst at the U.S.