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by | March 19, 2017 | 19:04

FBI Director James Comey and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers are set to testify Monday on Capitol Hill. "What the president said was just patently false and the wrecking ball it created now has banged into our British allies and our German allies".

by | March 19, 2017 | 19:01

The deputy was conducting an investigation near a barber shop in East Baton Rouge when shots were fired, Louisiana State Police spokesman Bryan Lee said at a press conference early Sunday morning. We're focused on working with the family, praying for the family and making sure that our deputies have the help and support that they need'. State Police will handle the investigation going forward.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:36

The rockets were believed to be launched by a Salafi group in Gaza, an ultra-conservative Sunni movement, but Israel's military holds Hamas responsible for the fire. This is the second rocket fired at Israel within three days. "In response, a tank and aircraft targeted two Hamas positions in the northern Gaza Strip".

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:33

It's a risk they're unlikely to take without a commitment from the president. Trump touted the bill at his rally, saying "the House legislation does so much for you". He said that in the end of the process it will be a great plan. "He's the one who has helped to negotiate changes to this bill with members from all over our caucus".

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:17

It is understood that Deputy Chief Ministers could be positioned in Jhansi, Bundelkhand and Meerut in western Uttar Pradesh. Replying to a specific question on choosing Mr. He has been sworn-in by UP governor Ram Naik. Besides, Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma took over as the deputy chief ministers in a Cabinet which will have 23 other ministers.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:03

Melanie received four days of training from the weather team at France 2 , who gave her tips for presenting in front of the green wall, where weather graphics are digitally projected. Her goal, she says, was to show everyone that a person with disabilities was capable of performing services that able-bodied people could do - on national television, no less.

by | March 19, 2017 | 18:01

Before taking power in Germany in 2005, Chancellor Angela Merkel was an outspoken opponent of Turkey's membership and instead called for a "privileged partnership". Germany meanwhile is livid over the jailing ahead of a trial on terror charges of dual Turkish-German national Deniz Yucel, the Turkey correspondent of the German newspaper Die Welt.

by | March 19, 2017 | 17:35

The incidents come a week after a man breached the White House grounds - and was on the grounds for more than 15 minutes . Trump, who was on the property, had praised the Secret Service for doing a "fantastic job" and said the suspect was "troubled".

by | March 19, 2017 | 17:35

Brent was up 1.4 percent in Asia Wednesday while West Texas Intermediate gained 1.1 percent. Platinum climbed 0.8 percent at $957 per ounce, having touched $971.60, its highest since March 7. Thursday's slight rise in yields dulled the appeal of dividend-paying stocks. Health care stocks were also weak. Technology stocks did better, led by Oracle, which reported stronger revenue and earnings for its latest quarter than analysts expected.

by | March 19, 2017 | 17:32

China's foreign minister urged the United States to soften its saber rattling against North Korea, after secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that military action is "on the table" as one option to stop North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

by | March 19, 2017 | 17:30

Trump, who made his initial allegations about Obama through messages on Twitter, also told the German reporter that he "very seldom" regrets his tweets. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and trade were key points of discussion for the two leaders. Only the United States and four other members now reach the benchmark of spending two per cent of GDP on defence.

by | March 19, 2017 | 17:26

Claims by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden led to questions over GCHQ's relationship with the NSA. The White House's refusal to back down raised the stakes for Comey's appearance before the intelligence committee on Monday. "We don't have any evidence that took place", Chairman Devin Nunes of California said at a news conference Wednesday in Washington. "Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory".

by | March 19, 2017 | 17:24

The UNC leaders expressed that they will participate in the talks on Sunday. The blockade was imposed on 1 November, 2016 as a protest against the government's decision to create two new districts and has been causing widespread shortages in Manipur.

by | March 19, 2017 | 17:13

Trump will seek Merkel's advice in dealing with Putin, according to the White House, and many other world leaders hope that Merkel, who speaks Russian and was raised in East Germany, will be able to educate him. Merkel was originally supposed to visit the White House Tuesday. If you're going to make sure you shake a hand with a global dignitary, she's the one you want to grip.

by | March 19, 2017 | 16:30

The move comes as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is visiting China, which is Pyongyang's biggest ally and supporter. North Korean news agencies described the high-thrust rocket engine trial as "revolutionary" and stated that it was carried out at the Sohae launch site.

by | March 19, 2017 | 16:24

President Buhari had in January resubmitted Magu's name to the Senate for confirmation as EFCC chairman. Melaye stated this while reacting to the debate in the media, on whether Magu can continue to be EFCC Acting Chairman and if Buhari can re-nominate him.

by | March 19, 2017 | 16:01

He added that the untapped opportunity in South East Asia has great potential, similar to India and China, and will remain Grab's focus. In Bangalore, Grab will recruit about 200 new researchers, who will develop new payments technologies for GrabPay, the company's digital-payments services.

by | March 19, 2017 | 16:01

Now Tillerson has angered USA and foreign correspondents accredited to cover the State Department by traveling to Asia on Tuesday with just one journalist - from a conservative publication called the Independent Journal Review . The new United States administration will seek to renew the mandate of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria and ensure that rapporteurs for North Korea, Iran and Myanmar continue their work, he said in the letter dated March 8.

by | March 19, 2017 | 15:57

In that time, spending on people 65 and older who receive Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and military and federal civilian retirement income will rise from 37 percent of federal spending in 2017 to 45 percent in 10 years. There are also proposed cuts to climate change research, and global climate change programs. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who serves on his chamber's budget, appropriations and armed services committees, told MSNBC last month about the State Department cuts: "It's ...

by | March 19, 2017 | 15:44

However, president Akufo-Addo on Friday defended his controversial appointment of 110 ministers, calling it a "necessary investment" in the small west African nation. John Dramani Mahama in his first time had Twenty-Four (24) substantive ministers, with Five (5) Ministers of State at the presidency, making it Twenty-Nine 29, the exact number Atta Mills had.

by | March 19, 2017 | 15:21

Duterte has rejected similar allegations leveled at him in the past. In a statement, presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella said both Duterte and Wang, through the six-year economic plan, "reaffirmed the stronger bilateral ties" between the Philippines and China and noted the "progress being made in broadening cooperation".

by | March 19, 2017 | 14:46

Mr Molins said the assailant, who tried to grab the woman's Famas assault rifle, seemed bent on carrying out a serious attack. A military spokesman said that the soldier attacked by Belgacem was uninjured but was rather shocked, and she described the attack as a very violent aggression.

by | March 19, 2017 | 14:30

Chinese patrols only eased after Duterte's state visit to Chinese President Xi Jinping in October 2016. China will begin preparatory work this year for an environmental monitoring station on Scarborough Shoal (Panatag Shoal) in the South China Sea, an official said, as two U.S.

by | March 19, 2017 | 14:27

The nature of the win will surely give them a tremendous lift, and they can enjoy the momentum that came from the win for the next couple of weeks due to the worldwide break. "We have to make sure we do our own job". I do believe that players need to have this biological pattern. As Caixinha lapped up the attention, his Hamilton counterpart Martin Canning was reflecting on another bruising afternoon that saw his defence spring leaks and the team sink to the foot of the league table on goal ...

by | March 19, 2017 | 14:11

We are exploring a new range of diplomatic, security and economic measures. Tillerson has questioned U.S. policy on North Korea and is working on a new approach after declaring 20 years of previous policies "have failed". In a news conference with Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday, the Korean peninsula was mentioned more than 40 times.

by | March 19, 2017 | 14:07

The president raised the topic briefly almost 30 minutes into an appearance in Nashville, Tenn., Wednesday night, and he and his allies have heightened concern among GOP lawmakers via numerous mixed signals. Every time Republican Trump goes to Mar a Lago for a weekend juant we pay $3,000,000 each trip (4 so far). "They are doing a very, very bad disservice to the country".

by | March 19, 2017 | 13:58

In Seoul on Friday, Tillerson said the administration was exploring an array of diplomatic, economic and security measures to put more pressure on North Korea , including tighter sanctions, and that while a military response was possible if the threat from Pyongyang's missile program grew, "we have many, many steps we can take before we get to that point".

by | March 19, 2017 | 13:48

Last May Mr Kenny said that Americans should not vote for Mr Trump in the presidential election because " if Trump's comments are racist and risky, which they are, there is an alternative to vote for". "We'll have to let him say what he's going to say". "The language that was used on that occasion was, in my view, not the language that I would use, but it was not related to his personality".

by | March 19, 2017 | 13:46

Under Trump's blueprint , that money is gone. The piece , written by Alexandra Petri and entitled "Trump's budget makes ideal sense and will fix America, and I will tell you why" sarcastically praises the president for cutting key agency budgets while increasing military spending .

by | March 19, 2017 | 13:14

The annual G20 meeting of the 20 financial leaders closed without a set agreement on free trade after the U.S. rejected past commitments regarding the open flow of goods. "Our objective is getting more balanced trade agreements", he said, confirming that having border taxes is an option. It's completely clear we are not for protectionism.

by | March 19, 2017 | 12:33

He has rewarded the Leipzig hot-shot with his first call up after scoring 14 Bundesliga goals so far this season for second-placed RB. "Werner is an interesting and promising young player", Löw was quoted as saying in the DFB statement. Werner is set to make his debut when Germany host Gareth Southgate's Three Lions in Dortmund next Wednesday before flying to Baku for a World Cup 2018 qualifier against Azerbaijan.

by | March 19, 2017 | 11:57

The meeting of the most powerful economies' finance ministers in Germany this week will likely be dominated by talk about whether to commit to free trade, as previous meetings have - or implicitly accept that some countries may put up barriers, like tariffs, as Trump has promised.

by | March 19, 2017 | 11:55

One of the four medium-range missiles launched by North Korea earlier this month fell around 200 km off the coast of Akita, the closest a Pyongyang missile has ever been to the Japanese territory, according to the government. "Anything can happen these days, and it's even more true when we cannot anticipate the behavior of our neighboring countries", he said. Oga resident Emiko Shinzoya, a 73-year-old drill participant said, "It's a scary thing..." Meanwhile, US Secretary of State Rex ...

by | March 19, 2017 | 11:53

Islamaphobia is mounting. They are even scared of migrants who take shelter there". The first was directed at Germany, after several local authorities in that country canceled campaign events by Turkish officials citing security reasons. The better response is to continuously remind Mr. Erdogan, his surrogates and his people that the freedoms so many Turks find in Germany are being systematically and shamelessly destroyed in Turkey.

by | March 19, 2017 | 11:52

National Security Agency, which monitors overseas electronic communications. Earlier Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin pushed back on the accusations as well. Hurd replied, "I'm going to quote my father, Bob Hurd, and something that he's told all of my friends when they got married - it never hurts to say you're sorry".