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by | May 31, 2017 | 00:59

The Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, has requested information and documents from Trump's campaign dating back to July 2015, the AP and other news outlets confirmed.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:56

Trump lit into Germany again Tuesday, complaining on Twitter about the U.S.'s "MASSIVE trade deficit" with Europe's largest economy. "But the importance we give to these ties can not lead to us renouncing fundamental principles such as our commitments against climate change and for open societies and free worldwide trade".

by | May 31, 2017 | 01:13

Some of the boat's passengers rested on the overturned dinghy as they awaited rescuing. Air force personnel, now surveilling maritime areas with the European border and coast agency Frontex, threw the group a life raft and alerted Spanish coastguards.

by | May 31, 2017 | 01:36

From calling German Chancellor Angela Merkel as "possibly the greatest world leader" to describing her open-door refugee policy as a "catastrophic mistake", here are his most memorable quotes regarding Germany . After hosting Modi, Merkel is due to meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday. The U.S. spends 3.6 percent. " India wants the world not just to be interconnected but also that it should be sensibly run", Merkel said, backing European Union talks for a trade agreement ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:57

Ghebreyesus was elected by 194 countries, which are a part of the WHO , through a secret ballot that took place on Tuesday at the World Health Assembly that opened in Geneva on Monday. Delegates at the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva today elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebeyesus, PhD, as World Health Organization (WHO) director-general, becoming the first African to lead the group.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:16

Trump is also set to lay a wreath Monday at the cemetery, the final resting place for many US military members and others who have served the country . Those who lived civilian lives and died having served and lived to enjoy their country years after. With an all-voluntary military, shared sacrifice is largely a thing of the past - even as USA troops remain in Afghanistan and Iraq almost 16 years after 9/11.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:05

But the half-hour meeting with Gorkov since has come under increasing scrutiny. The Trump relative suggested Russian diplomatic facilities in the U.S. Kushner's interactions with Russians - including Kislyak and an executive for a Russian bank under USA sanctions - were not acknowledged by the White House until they were exposed in media reports.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:00

Russia , a pivotal player in Syria, has backed Syrian President Bashar Assad, often at the expense of civilians and at odds with USA policy during Syria's long civil war. Before departing Italy for the U.S., White House officials refused to address the reports about Kushner. Flynn was sacked in February, officials saying he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:51

North Korea's latest missile test yesterday may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology than with showing US and South Korean forces in the region that it can strike them at will. Trump said in a Twitter post. According to analysts the test gave North Korea critical information on developing a re-entry vehicle for nuclear warheads and showed Pyongyang had a missile capable of striking the US territory of Guam.

by | May 31, 2017 | 01:30

Trump's visit, and especially the speech he gave, should put an end to any hope of a rapprochement between the United States and Iran . He also visited the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, believed to be where Jesus was buried and resurrected.

by | May 31, 2017 | 01:21

Brandon Creighton , R-Conroe, who issued a statement urging the governor to "call a special session on property tax reform". The House maintains that it did get its work done on time. When Barack Obama was still president, the U.S. Department of Education tried to implement requirements that school districts nationwide allow transgender students to choose campus bathrooms or locker rooms they wished to use.

by | May 31, 2017 | 01:22

At the G-7 summit of leaders of major world economies on Friday and Saturday, Trump refused to endorse the Paris Agreement, pledging to decide this week whether to abandon the accord. The White House has said Trump was getting wide-ranging advice on what to do about the Paris climate pact, which requires almost 200 nations to commit to voluntary plans to reduce carbon emissions.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:56

According to DMC, the water level in Kelani River was rising fast, threatening to inundate low-lying areas near the capital. The United Nations said it would donate water containers, water purification tablets and tarpaulin sheets while the World Health Organization will support medical teams in affected areas.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:59

At the time aggravated felonies were added to the law as deportable offenses, most states had lower ages of consent than California's 18-year-old limit, the Supreme Court concluded. He pleaded no contest to a statutory rape charge in California in 2009. "The generic crime of sexual abuse of a minor may include a different age of consent where the perpetrator and victim are in a significant relationship of trust", Justice Clarence Thomas wrote.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:58

In 2013 he asked to be moved to a Scottish prison so he could not be force-fed, as he could be in hospital, and where he could be allowed to die if he wished. Brady has died in high-security hospital at the age of 79, a spokesperson for the NHS trust in Merseyside said. Brady and Hindley also admitted that they murdered Edward Evans (17) and John Kilbride (12) as well as 16-year-old Pauline Reade.

by | May 31, 2017 | 01:15

A United States federal appeals court on Thursday dealt a fresh setback to President Donald Trump s controversial travel ban, upholding a lower court s decision to block the measure targeting travelers from six Muslim majority countries. Trump's administration argued the court should not look beyond the text of the executive order, which doesn't mention religion. If the administration does ask the court to step in, the justices' first vote could signal the court's ultimate decision.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:52

Horgan, however, said he's excited and optimistic about the prospects of an NDP minority government. An activist from Greenpeace climbed a flagpole at the B.C. "He gets people, he cares deeply, and he's really smart", Macnair said. "We couldn't be more excited to work together to get closer to making the changes we both committed to in our campaigns - and get good things done for the people of B.C.", said Horgan".

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:59

The German leader suggested recently that Europe's relationship with the USA had shifted significantly following North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G-7 meetings with President Donald Trump that produced disappointing results. Noting that India attaches great value to the German partnership and has had several meetings with CEOs from that country, Modi said that India had been progressively easing its rules on doing business to encourage foreign investment.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:31

The Enugu, Anambra State Police Commands have warned pro-Biafra agitators against unlawful activities following the May 30 sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). "Abia is calm and people are going about their lawful businesses without any fear of molestation", Ogbonna said. It was also learnt that several private schools did not open today, while the public schools that opened, recorded a largely poor attendance.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:45

The Associated Press reported that Ambassador John Bass had explained that the bodyguards had violated USA laws protecting free speech and free assembly, but the Turkish government was not thoroughly satisfied with the answer and "disagreed" with their assessment of what caused the fight.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:25

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by | May 31, 2017 | 00:44

Shields tweeted a link to a YouTube video called "Behind the scenes with Kathy Griffin " but the video has since been removed. "I won't give away what we're doing, but Tyler and I are not afraid to do images that make noise". She told MSNBC's Chris Matthews in March: "I'm a big resister and I don't believe in compromise with this president". "What Kathy Griffin has done here is shocking and wrong".

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:23

According to the notification , an "Animal Market", is defined as the following: "Animal market" means a "market place or sale-yard or any other premises or place to which animals are brought from other places and exposed for sale or auction and includes any lairage adjoining a market or slaughterhouse and used in connection with it and any place adjoining a market used as a parking area by visitors to the market for parking vehicles and includes animal fair and cattle pound where animals are ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:37

But the toughest exchanges for the Prime Minister came when Mr Paxman challenged her on a serious of u-turns, on social care, national insurance and calling an election. Conservative party leader Theresa May at her general election manifesto launch in Halifax. She is strongest when talking about Brexit - and this was demonstrated when May won applause for explaining why she is now committed to Britain's exit from the EU.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:43

That said , it would also be welcome if the U.S. continues to provide leadership in areas such as climate change. It is "the order of the day to oppose this man with everything that we stand for", Social Democrat leader Martin Schulz, who is challenging Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany's September election, said at a party event.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:19

Eoin Morgan says England will take on board the lessons they have learned following their seven-wicket defeat by South Africa at Lords. Man-of-the-match Stokes made a superb century before England sealed a stunning last-ball win in the second one-day worldwide to go 2-0 up with just one to play ahead of Monday's finale at Lord's.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:23

The Labour leader came out of the debate with his reputation further enhanced as many praised him for his "humour" and "calmness" during Paxman's onslaught. "But I am prepared - prepared to take the hard decisions that leadership demands". Prepared to go into the negotiating chamber with the European Union just 11 days after polling day.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:24

India boycotted the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) held from May 14-15. While attending the forum, Suu Kyi met separately with prime ministers from Switzerland, Sri Lanka , Poland and Mongolia. The Belt and Road Initiative was first proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013 to create a new platform for worldwide cooperation. Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo said yesterday Canberra was receptive to exploring commercial opportunities presented by the initiative, but any decisions ...

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:02

Trump believed he was facing more of a communications problem than a legal one, despite the intensifying inquiries, one person familiar with his thinking told the AP. The committee is investigating Russian entanglements by figures in Trump's circle, including fired national security advisor Michael Flynn, who has been the target of multiple subpoenas.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:21

The session in Nikulin's case was held not in a court but in the Prague Pankrac Prison, where the suspect is being held, due to " security reasons ", TASS reports. Both the United States and Russian Federation had requested his extradition, leaving him in a tug-of-war between Washington and Moscow. Nikulin's defense lawyers have said the USA charges were based on one FBI agent, and suggested the US was seeking him for political reasons — to use him as a pawn in the investigation into alleged ...

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:00

The German foreign minister referred to the G7 meeting and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit last week, noting that Trump's performance were unsatisfactory since he refused to endorse NATO's collective defense principles or the Paris agreement on climate change.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:12

Donald Trump has said intelligence leaks related to the Manchester attack in the U.S. was "deeply troubling". Theresa May will make plain her unhappiness about the numerous leaks to American media outlets that have taken place when she holds face-to-face talks with the USA president at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels this afternoon.

by | May 31, 2017 | 00:05

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday (May 30) to complain about a United States trade deficit with Germany and his belief that the country must pay more for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance. Germany also backed India's bid for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). Modi said a comprehensive review of bilateral relations was undertaken during the talks with Merkel.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:19

The Indian Navy has sent ships, supplies and aid to Sri Lanka after monsoon rains brought devastating flooding to the southwest corner of the island nation. Some 412 houses were fully damaged with over 4,200 houses suffering partial damage. Sri Lanka's Ministry of Foreign Affairs activated its Emergency Response Unit and called on the United Nations' International Search and Rescue Advisory Group, as well as neighboring countries, to help in the recovery effort.

by | May 30, 2017 | 23:40

This is the fourth Inter-Governmental Consultations. "This is a new situation - we lived for decades in the certainty that we could rely on each other as partners in an alliance, and this certainty no longer exists today". The prime minister then introduced the chancellor to his accompanying Indian ministerial delegation. Calling it a "lovely coincidence", " Berlin bound" Priyanka Chopra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday morning.