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by | May 30, 2017 | 21:27

An Indian naval ship equipped with medical supplies docked in Colombo Saturday and Indian sailors were deployed with their Sri Lankan counterparts to carry out relief operations. The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said 113 people were confirmed killed while another 110 were missing. Torrential rainfall inundated the nation late this week as the Southwest Monsoon officially arrived.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:53

Trump praised Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's trip-organizing skills during a meeting with Israel's President Rivlin in Jerusalem . The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) issued a sharp rejection on Thursday of the pro-BDS positions advocated by Linda Sarsour - the.

by | May 30, 2017 | 22:17

In that case, President Trump would be very unwise to lend US credibility to an agreement that history says G-7 members will eventually trample on. Several African leaders also took part in the summit with Italy deliberately holding the meeting in Sicily to highlight the issue of migration But that only got a mention in the G7 leaders final communique , with security, trade and terrorism dominating.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:52

UP Minister of State for Women and Child Welfare Swati Singh is the wife of Bharatiya Janata Party leader Dayashankar Singh , who was suspended past year for allegedly making derogatory remarks about Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati. They say one thing, but practice something else". What has taken the political circles by surprise is that there has been no precedence of this sort and that the bar she inaugurated does not even have a valid licence so far.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:11

In a Tuesday statement, it called the law, signed by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi a day earlier, "a catastrophic blow for human rights groups working in Egypt". "The state is operating with no strategy or vision", Zaree said. His organization would be one of those affected and he is already banned from traveling overseas after being charged with receiving funds from "foreign entities to harm national security".

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:37

Per Mertesacker says his critics helped him to produce an impressive display which guided Arsenal to FA Cup glory against Chelsea as captain in his first start for over a year. "Until this season, the 20 years in the Champions League, I think he's a guy that's brought the club forward to a world status and we should recognise that".

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:33

When asked whether he would abolish the monarchy, given his Republican stance, Corbyn responded , "It's not on anybody's agenda, it's certainly not on my agenda and, do you know what, I had a very nice chat with the Queen". Once the studio audience finished it was the turn of veteran broadcaster Paxman, who opted to begin his interrogation on nuclear weapons. Mr Corbyn replied: "That's the decision (renewing Trident) that has been taken".

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:48

Officials said the driver of the sedan lost control and went into the structure, just before 11 p.m. One person was able to get out of the auto on their own, but two more people were trapped inside. Police have not released the names of the two Miami-Dade police officers, one of whom was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Ryder Trauma Center. The third passenger was not taken to the hospital.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:27

She also said she disagreed with the state's decision to deny phone access to Arthur's attorneys during the lethal injection. "I'm terrified but there's nothing I can do", he said. An officer performed a test to determine whether intravenous drugs had rendered Arthur unconscious about 3 minutes before his death warrant expired, saying the inmate's name repeatedly and pinching his arm without a visible response.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:15

While leaders from the U.K., Canada, France , Germany, Italy and Japan upheld their support of the Paris Climate Accord, President Trump said he needed more time to decide whether he would recommit to the accord that aims to combat climate change.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:27

The former dictator had undergone an operation in March to remove a brain tumor but suffered a hemorrhage and had been in a coma since a second surgical intervention. Noriega lived a life of luxury with his wife Felicidad and their three daughters Sandra, Lorena and Thays. On Twitter , President Juan Carlos Varela said his death marked the end of a chapter in Panamanian history.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:38

The convicted one-time strongman died in Panama City , where he was under house arrest after a long prison stint, government officials said. As he clawed his way out of an impoverished childhood, Noriega looked first not to the military, but the medical profession for his preferred profession.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:21

The agency added that North Korea fired a suspected Scud-type ballistic missile that flew about 450 kilometers (280 miles). Suga, the Japanese Cabinet secretary, said the missile fell about 300 kilometers (190 miles) north of the Oki islands in southwestern Japan and 500 kilometers (310 miles) west of Sado island in central Japan .

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:39

Their condition is unknown. At least 44 people have died in the fighting, including 31 militants and 11 soldiers. It is also estimated that there are between 200 to 500 militants in Mindanao . The army has deployed attack helicopters and special forces to drive rebels of the Islamic State-linked Maute group out of Marawi City and Malaysians and Indonesians and other foreigners were among six guerrillas killed on Thursday.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:16

Response to Trump's speech on Memorial Day has been overwhelmingly positive, with ABC describing it as a "solemn tribute" and New York Magazine author Ed Kilgore calling it " entirely appropriate and occasionally eloquent ". One identified her son as a Navy SEAL. "Let them have their day". She is the sister of a veteran. "We pledge to you that we will always remember Robert and what he did for all of us", Trump said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:40

Bhubaneswar: BJD Kendrapara Parliamentarian Baijayant Panda today faced a moment of embarrassment when own party activists hurled eggs at him in his own constituency. In the first 17 years, we had a policy against hooliganism and infighting. "This is not a good sign", he said. When some Babus (officers) sitting in AC rooms have started deciding the party activities, it has become a victim of indiscipline.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:09

The ultimate alpha male president , who is definitely in no way a puppet of Russia, may have been vulnerable to potentially "derogatory" information at the hands of the Russians during the campaign. The report said the sources would not say which campaign associates were talked about, and one source said the USA names intercepted in the surveillance were masked but the conversations were focused on Trump's team.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:50

When questioned by Axios , Director of Strategic Communications Hope Hicks reiterated the President's words. "I'm quite certain the president is wide open on this issue as he takes in the pros and cons of that accord", Mattis said on CBS' " Face The Nation ".

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:27

The shooting in the province of Minya on Friday, as the Coptic Christians were travelling on a bus to a monastery, was the latest in a series of attacks by IS that have killed more than 100 Copts since December. In this still image taken from video provided by the Egyptian military, an Egyptian fighter jet takes off from an undisclosed location in Egypt to strike militant hideouts in the Libyan city of Darna, Friday, May 26, 2017.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:07

Nevertheless, some critics have called for Kushner's security clearance to be revoked , while others say he should temporarily step aside while his ties to Moscow are being reviewed. President Trump declined to speak with media throughout his entire overseas sojourn after leaving the U.S. facing accusations of trying to interfere with investigations into links between his presidential campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 United States election.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:48

The road gets tougher for Gilas Pilipinas after dominating the 2017 SEABA Championship . Group D consists of powerhouse Australia (which is bound to make its tournament debut), Chinese Taipei, Hongkong, and Japan. Reyes, in his previous interviews, said he would form separate teams for the Asia Cup and the SEA Games, as it will also depend on the agreement between the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas and the Philippine Basketball Association.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:48

Mr Macron's election team accused Russian agents of launching cyber attacks against them during his campaign for the presidency. Putin denied any effort to meddle in the vote. He said that "France will retaliate to any use of chemical weapons ". Mr Macron said any use of chemical weapons in Syria was a "red line" for France and would be met by "reprisals" and an "immediate riposte" from the French Government, Mr Macron said.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:53

People who had managed to get out of the militant areas "report a dramatic situation including lack of food, limited water and severe shortages of medicines", Grande said by phone. The officers, who spoke Sunday on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, say IS militants have deployed snipers, suicide vehicle bombers and suicide attackers on foot.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:42

China fully implemented its UN Security Council sanction commitments towards North Korea and would continue to play a constructive role in negotiations, Wang said. Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, said at a U.S. Senate hearing North Korea is working on a nuclear device that can be installed on a ballistic missile .

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:38

A third man who also came to the aid of the women suffered serious wounds in the attack on Friday that occurred hours before the start of Ramadan, Islam's holy month. Telephone messages left at the home of Christian's mother Sunday and Monday were not returned. As the girls prepared to leave the train, they turned and say the man stabbing people and they started running for their lives.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:35

Questions continue about allegations that his campaign and associates had contacts with Russian officials before he entered the White House. Kushner's lawyer has also publicly said the president's son-in-law is "willing to cooperate in the probe".

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:26

With Toronto participating in their fourth interleague matchup of the regular season, it would be good to provide a few notes for what to expect when things get underway as the last time the Reds made a stop in Toronto would be looking back at 2009 and before that respectively, 2008.

by | May 30, 2017 | 21:16

When his US sponsors turned on him, Noriega played the race card to maintain power, rallying dark-skinned Panamanians like himself against the "white tails", the descendants of the white Europeans who dominated the country's economy. Using that information, Noriega manipulated both his Panamanian and American bosses to further his own interests. Panama has undergone huge changes since Noriega was removed from power, taking over the Panama Canal from the USA in 1999, vastly expanding the ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:11

The Democratic National Committee has called for Kushner's security clearance to be suspended until the federal investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election and possible ties to Trump associates is completed. Flynn, who was forced to resign after misleading administration officials about his conversations with Kislyak, this week asserted his Fifth Amendment rights in declining to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee for documents in its probe into Russian ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:58

Herbert says a special session isn't necessary. I recognize that very few people get the opportunity you've given me; I will be forever grateful for the trust and confidence voters placed in me to serve five terms in the U.S. Chaffetz said although he loves being in the driver's seat as chairman, he's not the only one who can do the job. Gov. Gary Herbert said that allows him and the state elections office to fill in the other details, which they did Friday.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:36

Trump could announce he is pulling the US from the deal, which would trigger a withdrawal process that wouldn't conclude until November 2020 at the earliest. US officials said he had enjoyed "robust" conversations with his allies in Sicily and had also learnt a lot - especially in the debate on climate change , which he has previously dismissed as a hoax.

by | May 30, 2017 | 19:40

In a sign of how contentious this bill is, after the measure passed a Democratic representative who voted for the measure filed a motion requesting another vote so it can't yet advance to the Senate. The Illinois Legislature has overwhelmingly endorsed a plan to automatically register qualified voters. In 2016, AVR legislation was approved by West Virginia, Vermont and the District of Columbia.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:00

Kushner spoke with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about facilitating sensitive discussions to explore the incoming administration's options with Russian Federation as it developed its Syria policy, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:37

President Donald Trump arrives to meet Pope Francis on the occasion of their private audience, at the Vatican , Wednesday, May 24, 2017 . President Donald Trump said he had a "fantastic meeting" with Pope Francis at the Vatican, before flying to Belgium on the next leg of his first overseas trip as commander-in-chief.

by | May 30, 2017 | 20:11

Mr Trump returned to Washington after a nine-day overseas tour and immediately went on the offensive, saying the leaks coming out of his administration were "fabricated lies' invented by the media". Mr Schiff was particularly concerned about a Washington Post report that the back channel would have been conducted at a Russian diplomatic facility to avoid monitoring in United States communications systems.