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by | March 20, 2017 | 19:53

German chancellor Angela Merkel may be the most powerful woman on earth, but she still sometimes has trouble getting heard by a man. Trump also said he is a strong supporter of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, but stressed that member countries need to "pay their fair share for the cost of defense".

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:30

It is reported that this morning March 20, 2017 Sir Tim Barrow, U.K. Permanent Representative to the EU has notified the Office of EU Council President, Donald Tusk to give notice of this date. "I imagine that when the notification arrives there will be a statement from the EU-27 member states", he said, adding that Brexit chief negotiation would then maybe like to comment on the statement released by the heads of state and government.

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:30

South Supreme Airlines began operating in September 2013, with a handful of flights every week between South Sudan and neighbouring Uganda. But he didn't have any information about their conditions. The South Sudanese National Courier newspaper carried photos showing the burned-out wreck of the South Supreme Airlines plane on the tarmac at Wau Airport.

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:12

British trade officials are discreetly exploring a 10-year interim arrangement with the European Union in case a trade deal is not reached during Britain's exit negotiations, writes Politico . She said it would "not be fair" to expect the Scottish people when they did not know what the future partnership with the United Kingdom would be or "what an independent Scotland would look like".

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:12

Adityanath, whose name originally was Ajay Singh Bisht, has led campaigns to convert (or re-convert) Christians and Muslims to Hinduism, and to encourage "love jihad" where Hindus marry Muslims to convert them. Known for his inflammatory speeches against Muslims, Mr Adityanath lauded Mr Trump for banning refugees and immigrants from several Muslim-majority countries from entering the USA, and said India needed similar action to check terrorism.

by | March 20, 2017 | 19:05

In an interview with ITV's Good Morning Britain on Monday, Hawking described President Trump's election as "a definite swing to a right-wing" and a "more authoritarian approach". The theoretical physicist, who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in 1963, criticized how the Trump administration is treating scientists working for the government.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:59

Adityanath met the state police chief and asked a plan for tackling crime in the state. Apart from Modi, there were BJP national president Amit Shah, party veteran L.K. The same can not be said, however, for its choice of Yogi Adityanath to head the vast and populous state of UP - this looks more like a gamble. He has a fundamentalist image.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:51

The head of a U.S. congressional panel investigating allegations of Russian interference with the nation's election says there is no evidence of such accusations. Monday's hearing will include testimony from Adm. At the time, sources told CNN that the report would not back Trump's accusation. "I don't think there was an actual tap of Trump Tower".

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:45

President Trump was out of the White House at the time. On Saturday afternoon, Secret Service agents arrested an individual who reportedly jumped over a bike rack in an attempt to reach the White House , CBS News reported. A robot was said to be inspecting the trunk of the suspect's vehicle, which was still parked outside the White House . According to the Washington Post , Tran, who is from northern California, was carrying a backpack and two cans of mace.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:30

Improved educational system, better law and order, job creation, skill development, round-the-clock power supply and women security would be the priority issues of his government, he said . Vijayan said Adityanath has always maintained some sort of a "contempt towards the politics that has highlighted dalits, backwards and minorities".

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:25

Security Council resolutions", Kishida said. The foreign and defence ministers from Japan and Russian Federation met in Tokyo on Monday for the first "two-plus-two" talks since Russia's annexation of Ukraine. Shoigu, for his part, expressed concerns, particularly over part of the USA missile defense system deployed in Japan, telling Inada it "could disrupt the strategic balance of the Asia-Pacific region", according to the Japanese official.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:17

A fresh round of infighting was underway on Monday after Mr Watson said he was "deeply shocked" by a recording of Momentum leader Jon Lansman discussing how the country's biggest union, led by Len McCluskey, could affiliate with his group. Currently, a candidate must obtain the support of 15% of Labour MPs and MEPs in order to stand - a threshold a new left wing contender is unlikely to be able to meet.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:15

One of his first tasks may be to fulfil an election manifesto pledge and close slaughter-houses that are mostly operated by Muslims. In the recently held polls in Uttar Pradesh, the BJP had bagged 312 seats, and its allies 13, taking the alliance's tally to 325 in the 403-member Assembly.

by | March 20, 2017 | 18:00

The 10 Downing Street office of Prime Minister Theresa May said that she will make a statement in the House of Commons on the day Article 50 is triggered. "The Commission will then immediately release a recommendation to open negotiations", added Schinas. Mrs May will be accompanied by Brexit Secretary David Davis and Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns today.

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:40

Japan, which was Tillerson's first stop before traveling to South Korea and China, hosts tens of thousands of US troops. The move comes as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting China, which is Pyongyang's biggest ally and supporter.

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:26

The wiretap accusation also triggered the diplomatic row with another ally, as Trump and aides cited a report by Fox News commentator Andrew Napolitano that Obama asked a British intelligence agency to tap Trump. If the White House has any, he added on CNN, "Please share it with us". "Was there a physical wiretap of Trump Tower?" Officials in London were livid that White House spokesman Sean Spicer cited an unsubstantiated report that Britain's Government Communications Headquarters - the ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:03

Sources in the BSP have alleged that he was reportedly involved in a feud with local leaders of the BJP and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad. The incident has led to heightened tension in the area and Shami's supporters sat in protest on the Allahabad-Pratapgarh highway.

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:03

Sachs suggested five means by which to improve social trust: campaign finance reform, policies aimed at reducing income inequality (such as public financing of health), improved social relations between native born and immigrant Americans, working to move past the fear of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and improved access to high-quality education.

by | March 20, 2017 | 17:00

Ankara, meanwhile, has accused Germany of allowing the banned Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, to hold rallies in Germany. "Go live in better neighborhoods". "They are hypocrites!" said Erdogan. Sweeping aside the EU's remarks, Turkey's European Union affairs minister and foreign minister earlier this week threatened to tear up the migration deal, accusing the European Union of reneging on its promise to grant visa exemption for Turkish citizens.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:51

Tillerson told reporters in Seoul on March 17 that the US wasn't interested in conducting direct talks with North Korea to halt its weapons program, saying instead that tighter sanctions enforcement and the possibility of a military strike were being considered as part of a continuing policy review by the Trump administration.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:50

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged the European Union (EU) to finally sign a free trade deal with Japan following almost four years of negotiations. A commitment to free trade and defense spending are emerging as the first key dividing lines with the Trump administration, with Germany in the firing line on both counts.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:28

A popular park in Beijing is using facial recognition software to take on toilet paper thieves by only dispensing loo roll to patrons who use its facial recognition scanners. The manager of the Temple of Heaven Park told the People's Daily that the paper has been overused mainly by residents who live around the neighbourhood instead of tourists; some people intentionally take paper here because it is free of charge.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:01

Mulvaney as a founding member.Those who knew Mr. Mulvaney before he was the nation's budget guru say that such gestures are typical of a man whose hard-line leanings in Congress belied a collegial style . The Director of the Office of Management and Budget reveals that this blueprint is not a full and complete budget, but provides the public with an outline of our President's priorities.

by | March 20, 2017 | 16:01

The wrangling by the White House and leadership on Capitol Hill has been like piecing together a member-by-member puzzle, dealing with myriad complaints on different aspects of the legislation. According to the CBO, a 21-year-old earning $21,100 today would be eligible for a premium tax credit in 2026 of about $3,400 under current law; that would fall to $2,450 under the House bill.

by | March 20, 2017 | 15:19

G-20 finance ministers also excised a commitment to finance the fight against climate change from their statement. While the USA didn't get all it wanted - such as a explicit pledge to ensure trade is fair - that's a much pared-down formulation compared with the group's statement a year ago, and omits a promise to "avoid all forms of protectionism".

by | March 20, 2017 | 15:17

Mr Tillerson said the U.S. did not want a military conflict, but if North Korea took actions that threatened South Korean forces or U.S. forces, "that would be met with [an] appropriate response". The following day, Tillerson, speaking in South Korea, clarified what was meant by "new approach". North Korea has dominated Tillerson's agenda, with Washington seeking new ways to scupper Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

by | March 20, 2017 | 15:11

North Korea insists its space program is peaceful and focused on putting scientific satellites into orbit. Trump said he had "meetings on North Korea ", but did not specify with whom or what was discussed. "I do not deny there are several individuals, including North Koreans, involved in the assassination and we will use legal channels to apprehend them".

by | March 20, 2017 | 15:09

The new president's approval rating with the American electorate has hovered between 40-45 percent in his first three months, never peaking over 50 percent. The Gallup polls are based off of daily surveys with about 1,500 individuals who are asked about their feelings regarding Trump's presidency. But the Real Clear Politics average of polls shows that Trump's approval rating is now at 43.7%.

by | March 20, 2017 | 15:01

This weekend, WPP, the world's largest advertising company, increased the pressure on Google. Speaking on a panel discussion at Advertising Week Europe in London on Monday, Roth said: "We did have one or two clients that had [ads appearing in inappropriate slots on Google platforms] and we discussed it with Google".

by | March 20, 2017 | 14:40

After meeting President Donald Trump in Washington for the first time last week, Ms Merkel said she hoped the USA and the European Union could resume discussions on a trade agreement. President Donald Trump signed an executive order formally withdrawing the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal yesterday (23 January) as Europe sniffed a chance to pick up the free trade the USA is turning its back on.

by | March 20, 2017 | 14:19

The tournament games will be on CBS, TNT, TBS and TruTV and also available online on the March Madness Live and on the March Madness Live app . After conclusion of Louisville-Michigan on CBS: Kentucky vs. 3 Florida State plays No. 6 Missouri at 4:10 p.m., with the victor moving on to face the victor of Oregon State-Creighton. South Region: No. 8 Arkansas vs.

by | March 20, 2017 | 13:57

Collins noted federal law requires hospitals to treat people who arrive in emergency rooms whether or not they have insurance. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price also said regulatory changes in particular could increase competition in markets.

by | March 20, 2017 | 13:47

It all started with a replacement . And a shoulder injury to captain Alun Wyn Jones means the second row will be anxious about his place for this summer's Lions tour to New Zealand. But controversy would arise once more before play could resume. The power game is not going to work - especially against the French - and Wales have to show a bit more adventure and mix up that power game with some different ideas.

by | March 20, 2017 | 13:40

The Torkham and Chaman crossings are major arteries for $1.5bn in trade and commerce between the two neighbours. Last month Pakistani military shelled a militant training camp on the Afghan side of the Durand Line. In a statement, the Prime Minister said recent incidents of terrorism in Pakistan have been traced back to anti-Pakistan elements in Afghanistan. In a temporary reprieve, Pakistan on March 6 reopened the main Torkhum and Chaman border points for two days, allowing thousands of ...

by | March 20, 2017 | 13:34

Globally, a total of 70 percent of women and a similar 66 percent of men would prefer that women work at paid jobs. The study that was released on the celebration of the International Women's Day on Wednesday, March 8, surveyed 149,000 adults in 142 countries and territories.