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by | May 13, 2017 | 20:59

The report said, apart from the issue of prostrate challenges, President Buhari was also affected by a medical condition known as "Crohn's disease", that has affected his digestive system. Information Minister Lai Mohammed told the BBC that the president's health was "a personal matter" and that Nigerians have been kept aware of his condition.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:30

Footage shot Friday night shows armored vehicles and personnel carriers on the road. The military said the YPG has targeted Turkish border posts from Afrin and Tal Abyad, areas held by the group in northern Syria. The YPG issue has been a source of tension between Ankara and Washington for a long time. The infighting is pitting the powerful Army of Islam group against Al Rahman Corps and Al Qaeda-linked group the Levant Liberation Committee, or Hayat Tahrir Al Sham.

by | May 13, 2017 | 22:07

President Donald Trump is seen below as he speaks at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania ., Saturday, April, 29, 2017. So that's why you've got to be on your A-game, 'cause when one of you messes up, he blames your entire group. I'm watching the news! Trump made clear that he was trying to draw a direct contrast with the news media, saying that they deserved "a very, very big fat failing grade" for their coverage, before shifting to a ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:53

It was unclear if the two were known to each other. When the shooting happened student Valeria Sanchez said, "I left my laptop and everything, but I didn't look back because I didn't care". While Texas' Campus Carry law is in effect at public universities, the law doesn't go into effect at private universities and community colleges until August of this year.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:28

The matter will be investigated, said the judge. The 59-year-old defendant famous for twice escaping from prison in Mexico lost his bid Thursday to relax the terms of his confinement at a lower Manhattan lockup when U.S. But the judge said that's a problem because she's one of the family members who can help Guzman access the money to hire his own lawyers. During a Friday hearing where his tentative trial date was set, Guzman said he wanted to retain his lawyers, even though four witnesses ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:56

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has made clear he wants to get reconciliation talks going with North Korea, and took a bit of a shot at United States sanctions pushes in comments yesterday, saying he thinks sanctions should only be considered as a tool to get North Korea to the table for talks.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:44

The stipends are sensitive. "They name their schools after mass murderers of Israelis and they pay terrorists". According to former White House official Dennis Ross, the gap between Israelis and Palestinians "has probably never been greater".

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:23

The agency said that Choe Son Hui, North Korea's foreign ministry director general for U.S. affairs said this in Beijing, while she was travelling home from Norway. Trump later made an appeal for peace when said he would be "honored" to meet the North's leader, Kim Jong Un, under the right conditions. "Track-two meetings are routinely held on a variety of topics around the world and occur independent of US government involvement", a State Department official said, Yonhap reported.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:09

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has signed a pledge calling for timely action to address climate change during a meeting of nations with a vested interest in protecting the Arctic. The Fairbanks proclamation says that "the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average, resulting in widespread social, environmental, and economic impacts", and notes "the pressing and increasing need for mitigation and adaptation actions and to strengthen resilience".

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:56

The US Secretary of Defense said his country is still focusing on ISIS, while not saying whether the the US or the worldwide anti-ISIS coalition would avoid targeting ISIS within the framework of the new de-escalation agreement. counterpart, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in Washington on Wednesday to discuss Syria and other issues. "The U.S. State Department has voiced concerns about the deal, saying it was skeptical of Iran's involvement as a guarantor of the accord and Damascus's ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:39

Sources in the BJD said the chief minister was miffed with Panda as he had continued to air his views in public in defiance of Naveen's directive to party MPs on the issue. He had also alleged that many important positions in the party had been taken up by "opportunists". "When the party is fielding us, we're winning for the party, be it the MP candidate or MLA candidate", Mahtab had said.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:55

Our people are conscious of their political freedoms and exercise their choices at every opportunity", Rohatgi told the member states. The UPR is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all United Nations member-states.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:35

Ahok was then taken to Cipinang Prison in east Jakarta , local media reported . Islamic hardliners outside the court cheered as news of verdict emerged and shouted "God is greatest". Other judges supported the blasphemy charge, saying that "the defendant didn't feel guilt", "caused anxiety and hurt Muslims," and should not have used " words with negative connotations regarding the symbols of religions ", according to the Guardian.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:29

The images of Trump putting his arm genially on Lavrov's back-and a later White House official readout of the meeting that said Trump "emphasized his desire to build a better relationship between the United States and Russia"-couldn't have come at a more fraught political moment for Trump, amid a barrage of bipartisan criticism of his firing of FBI Director James Comey".

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:36

Baroin tried to highlight the risks facing defectors by citing the example of Manuel Valls, a former Socialist prime minister who said he was ready to back Macron in the June election. Macron's En Marche party now has no seats in parliament, though an opinion poll last week predicted it would emerge as the largest in the parliamentary elections next month.

by | May 13, 2017 | 19:55

Trump, in a letter to Comey dated Tuesday, contended that the director had told him "three times" that he was not personally under investigation. Comey was investigating allegations of Trump's campaign aides being in contact with Russian Federation, which the USA intelligence concluded was meddling in the 2016 presidential election to damage Hillary Clinton's chances and tilt the scales in Trump's favour.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:46

Federal prosecutors at the time said Brown used the charity she founded, One Door for Education Foundation Inc., as a "personal slush fund". She had pleaded not guilty to all of the charges, but lost re-election last fall after her indictment.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:01

Construction on these cities has led to the discovery of many unexploded bombs, which have to be carefully defused by experts. The evacuation deadline was 9am. City museums dropped their admission charges and community centres organised events for children and the elderly so people were not forced to wander the streets.

by | May 13, 2017 | 19:45

Republican state Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald is being cautious about a new road-funding plan put forward by Assembly Republicans. Part of the reason the GOP plan included no new road projects is that it would use most of the new revenue generated from the tax to reduce borrowing for roads.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:06

A similar bill has reached the governor's desk in Tennessee; a third such measure is pending in Missouri. In 2012, a federal court in North Carolina, applying these precedents, invoked the constitutional prohibition against bills of attainder as one of the grounds for striking down a state law that prevented states agencies from providing funding for Planned Parenthood's family planning services.

by | May 13, 2017 | 21:16

The president threatened Comey on Twitter just days after firing him in a surprise move earlier this week. Speaking in Boston, Comey was confident he would serve his full 10-year term. Trump maintains Comey told him that he was not under investigation, but McCabe suggested under questioning that was highly improbable. Trump said.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:58

Saturday. The 27-year-old former University of Pittsburgh soccer player told police she "got played by Hollywood", referring to a movie scene in which someone stabbed their father because they were unable to "love someone else". Nicassio, a defender on the University of Pittsburgh s soccer team from 2007-2009 and a four-time Student-Athlete Scholar Award victor, worked as a head coach and personal trainer at the Allegheny Force Football Club , where she coached a team of 16-year-old ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 19:57

Being a liberal candidate from the Democratic Party, which has always preferred the "Sunshine Policy" seeking to promote dialogue with North Korea and improve relations through cultural and economic exchange, Moon had to portray a progressive image in dealing with North Korea during his presidential campaign.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:53

A "morally bankrupt" Conservative Party was intent on preserving the system while cutting public services and blaming migrants and the unemployed for the woes of the economy, he said. "Those are the people who are monopolising the wealth that should be shared by each and every one of us in this country", he said. "What I would say to pensioners is just look what the Conservatives in government have done", she said.

by | May 13, 2017 | 19:29

The prosecutors called for the arrests and extraditions of those they say led or were involved with "the ugly state-sponsored crime". The CIA created its first single country-focused mission center, pulling together resources from a range of units to collect and analyze information on Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missile technology that could extend its military threat across the Pacific.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:08

A standoff in the heart of the city ensued with around 100 elite soldiers and armored vehicles surrounding the camp. The soldiers that are part of the currrent mutiny are believed to be about 8,000 and most say they are unhappy about lack of consultation before the announcement by the army spokesman.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:08

Kaspersky Lab, a Russian cybersecurity firm, said it had recorded at least 45,000 attacks in as many as 74 countries, including the US, where its effects seemed muted. Researches with security company Avast had observed 75,000 infections in 99 countries including Russia, Ukraine and Taiwan. In October, Nissan said it would build new models at the plant.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:58

North Korea's ambassador to the United Kingdom has said that their country is surely going ahead with its sixth nuclear test, and their great leader is not afraid of Donald Trump and his administration. North Korea claims the primary suspect is a man it has identified only by the ubiquitous surname "Kim". "I'm going to continue to call on the President to fully enforce my legislation that will economically cripple the North Korean Regime, and if that gets this madman to send nonsensical ...

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:32

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by | May 13, 2017 | 20:12

Justice Department officials have spoken with McCabe in recent days as they interview potential candidates to replace Comey , but it is not clear how seriously he is being considered for the position. "And the former senior FBI official said Comey would never have told the president he was not under investigation - also contradicting what Trump said".

by | May 13, 2017 | 19:23

The bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices Kurian Joseph, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and Abdul Nazeer outlined the narrow strip of Muslim personal law provision which it would test on the constitutional touchstone. The pinnacle court has expressed that it would first look at whether the Islamic separation practice "is major to religion" and whether it fall in the class of enforceable central rights.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:07

She made the remarks days after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would be willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "under the right circumstances". When asked what she discussed with Pickering, Choe answered: "I met Pickering and I will discuss it when given the opportunity in the future". The U.S.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:32

But he added an attack on a party which, of all the traditional groupings, polls show poses the biggest threat to Macron's hopes of forming a parliamentary majority. He is building a party structure from the wreckage of the Socialists, whose candidate pooled only 6 per cent of the presidential vote in the first round, and the moderate wing of the badly bruised conservative party, The Republicans, which drew 20 per cent.

by | May 13, 2017 | 20:08

Britain's national health service fell victim, its hospitals forced to close wards and emergency rooms and turn away patients. Attacks then began being reported across many other countries, including Turkey, Vietnam, the Philippines, Japan, the U.S., China, Spain, Italy and Taiwan with the majority of affected computers in Russian Federation.

by | May 13, 2017 | 19:32

China's Foreign Ministry said Beijing hoped South Korea "pays attention to China's security concerns" and deals "appropriately" with the THAAD issue. The deployment is also unpopular among South Koreans who live near the site that hosts the system because they believe it makes them a target. China has rigorously objected to the deployment of the USA missile defense system in South Korea, saying it destabilized regional security and did little to curb any threat from North Korea's ...