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by | June 01, 2017 | 02:34

The Cox's Bazar district's disaster management office said that more than 200,000 people were moved to the 538 cyclone shelters. "We are targeting zero casualties and we will try our best to evacuate more than a million before the landfall", he told AFP .

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:12

She was freed with 28 years remaining-still making her sentence double the next longest amount of time served-because President Obama commuted her remaining sentence as one of his final acts. That includes time spent in prison during her trial and after she received her sentence. Manning, who came out as transgender on the first day of her sentence, has faced challenges in federal prison and is confirmed to have attempted suicide at least twice, once in July and again as she was ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:23

Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed, reporting from the Libyan capital Tripoli, said residents of Derna "are very angry" about the airstrikes. But the confirmed airstrike was that which hit a pro-Al-Qaeda group in the Libyan city of Derna that has fought against IS.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:11

Canada's energy-rich province of Alberta on Tuesday warned its neighbor not to block a Kinder Morgan Inc pipeline project, ratcheting up political tension that helped undermine the stock market debut of the firm's Canadian unit. While Horgan and Weaver's trip to Government House signals their commitment to each other, they also run the risk of creating the impression they are pressuring Guichon prior to the actual confidence vote.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:27

Incidentally, the Cavaliers (12-1) can do the same if they are able to sweep the Warriors in the series at hand. "It's like, we're in the NBA Finals ". And if Thompson and Iguodala are successful at making winning plays for them throughout it, the second title in three years they seek should be theirs.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:05

Tripoli: Libya is working closely with Britain to identify possible "terrorist networks" involved in the attack at a pop concert in Manchester , a senior Libyan official said Thursday. Hopkins described the arrests made thus far as "significant", and items found during the investigation as "very important". Opposition leader Corbyn in a speech in London later today is also expected to say it is the "responsibility" of governments to minimise the risk of terror by giving police the ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:12

U.S. president Donald Trump hit out at Germany on Tuesday, as repercussions from his first foreign trip as president continued, threatening to undermine the transatlantic relationship between the United States and Europe. But Martin Schulz, leader of Mr Gabriel's centre-left Social Democrats, was less emollient earlier in the day when he told reporters Mr Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values".

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:38

The precise mechanism for withdrawal hasn't yet been determined, and White House officials cautioned the plans could change until Trump makes his decision public. A withdrawal by the United States would be disappointing but the European Union stands ready to take global leadership on the issue, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said in Brussels.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:11

Without the U.S., it will be harder for the Paris deal to have its intended effect on global emissions. If Trump does pull out of the 2015 Paris accord on climate change , the United States would become one of only three nations in a U.N.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:09

The President went on to say that the non-payment was "unfair" to the US and her tax payers, a comment that gave rise to several doubts about whether he considers the allocations for defense of the countries as payments due to the USA itself.

by | June 01, 2017 | 03:05

While Trump has yet to explain the need for those reported back channel communications with Russia, it was French President Emmanuel Macron who talked tough with the Russian leader Monday, drawing his own red line on the use of chemical weapons in Syria and sanctions for Russia's annexation of Crimea.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:38

The suspect's friend called authorities and told them the suspect was at the airport and said he wanted to die, a law enforcement source told the Orlando Sentinel . According to WESH , Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings confirmed a man was accused of pointing a gun at an Orlando police officer. Police said he pointed what a appeared to be a semi-auto pistol at them and officers gave Pettigrew multiple commands to drop the weapon and get on the ground.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:48

The US military fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)-type weapon yesterday from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected to press for greater cooperation to contain North Korea's nuclear and missile threat at a regional security forum in Singapore later this week, where for years Washington has sought to spotlight China's expansion in the strategic South China Sea.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:31

The embassy of China in Kabul was also damaged by the blast , Hua Chunying, the Chinese foreign ministry's spokeswoman, said. A dog is seen running at the site of a auto bomb attack in Kabul , May 31, 2017 . Meanwhile, Afghan Taliban denied any involvement in the attack, added source from Kabul . Mujahid says the Taliban were not involved and that whoever "carried out this attack and for what goal, that will become clear at a later stage".

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:20

Eddington said Archie had been out with cousins and friends to celebrate her birthday, which was Tuesday. About two and a half minutes into the conference, Kingston's parents pulled up to the press conference where law enforcement was speaking about the developments in the case of the kidnapped 6-year-old.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:23

Considering that the party took 56 of the 59 available seats in 2015, the question now is have we seen peak SNP? "You walk into Downing Street in a couple of weeks' time, what do you say to Nicola Sturgeon? ". The party has already set out a number of pledges, including a promise to retain the triple lock on pensions and an "anti-austerity plan" for additional investment in public services.

by | June 01, 2017 | 02:38

We can not change the food habit of a person. The government , in consultation with the opposition parties, will also explore possibilities of convening a special Assembly session in this connection. "Also the slaughter of cattle doesn't come under the purview of the Parliament", he said. They said the rules, which deprived the people of the right to sell or purchase any animal for sale or slaughter as part of meat vending business, were a burdensome interference in the freedom of trade ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:13

According to local media, a reinforcement security forces sent to the area were under attack again at the same area by suspected militant fighters. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack but, in previous years, the Somali-based al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab militant group had increased terror attacks in Kenya and Somalia during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:41

Climate change is undeniable and it is "absolutely essential" the world fight the problem together, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres argued on Tuesday, as US President Donald Trump considers pulling out of the Paris climate deal .

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:10

UCF baseball won its first regular season title since 2004 by defeating USF, 3-2, on May 20, 2017. ACC Rookie of the Year Ashton McGee won it an inning later with an RBI double. West Virginia will take on Maryland in the Winston-Salem Regional on Friday . Virginia closed the ACC Tournament with a 42-14 overall record. The 'Horns hosted UCLA earlier this season and swept the Bruins, winning all three games.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:36

He said the station's creative director, Sohail Sediqi - who Hamy said was known in the office for his fear of such attacks - had gone down to the blast site to try to get footage on air right after the bomb went off, despite an injury to his forehead.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:26

Only 43 percent of voters who support the notion of impeachment of the president believe that he committed an offense worthy of the only constitutionally supported method of removing the president. This assumes that all Democrats vote in favour both of impeachment and conviction, which is not entirely likely, given that some Democrats in red states are up for re-election.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:25

Authorities announced Thursday morning that Gianforte would face misdemeanor assault charges and would have to appear in court in June. That night, Gianforte's campaign released a statement with a version of events that did not match the audio recording, and the candidate stayed silent on Election Day.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:55

White House officials cautioned that details were still being hammered out and that, although close, the decision on withdrawing from the 195-nation accord - agreed to in Paris in 2015 - was not finalized. World leaders, particularly those in Europe, have warned Trump with increasing urgency as his presidency unfolded that withdrawing from the deal would be a mistake.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:34

The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement. An American pullout would deal a devastating blow to global efforts to combat climate change less than 18 months after the historic 196-nation pact was signed in Paris, fruit of a hard-fought agreement between Beijing and Washington under Barack Obama's leadership.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:27

Mohammed Nazir, a driver who has been working for the BBC's Afghan service for over four years died in the explosion . Fance's foreign minister, Marielle de Sarnez, said the French embassy in Kabul has been damaged, but there are "no signs" at this stage indicating that there were victims among the employees.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:20

There were also fears that given the location of the explosion - near embassies - worldwide staff were caught up in the blast . At least 64 people have been killed and 320 others injured in Wednesday morning's explosion in a diplomatic district in the Afghan capital.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:30

Jeremy Corbyn has apologised for repeatedly failing to provide the cost of Labour's key childcare policy during an interview to promote it and condemned a backlash from supporters against the line of questioning. "The will of the British people": Conservative candidates tweet during the question session. May, who was at times heckled by the audience during the televised questioning, was asked by a serving policeman about "devastating" cuts to police numbers during her six-year tenure as ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:20

The manifesto included a tax increase from 40% to 45% for salaries of between £80,000 (94,000 euros, $103,000) and £123,0000 a year, above which there will be a new 50% top rate of income tax. The party also plans a levy on businesses with staff earning large salaries over £330,000. The Tory campaign by contrast is built on one word - fear.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:43

After a moment of silence, a bugler played taps while the crowd stood in complete silence. Then President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence lay a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery on January 19, 2017. President Trump added. "We grieve with you". Asked what meaning Memorial Day held for him, Secretary Kelly said: "Sad". "The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over", said German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:45

The statement said both sides underlined the importance of freedom of navigation in global waters, the right of passage and other maritime rights in accordance with the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea and other principles of worldwide law, referring to the South China Sea dispute.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:57

Last week national media broke reports that President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner , may have had inappropriate contact with Russian officials during the presidential transition period . The meeting came as Trump was openly feuding with USA intelligence agencies and their conclusion that Russian Federation had tried to disrupt the presidential election and turn it in his favor.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:56

Nunes spoke the day after he stepped down from his role in the Russian Federation investigation after coming under pressure over a visit to the White House to discuss classified material. "I went and looked at what I knew existed on the unmaskings, but what I found was a treasure trove of stuff that's really bad in terms of surveillance on Americans and that is critical to the job that I have as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee", Nunes said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:24

It is understandable why the Labour leader initially said he would only take part in a TV battle if the Conservative leader attended, rather than do battle with smaller, less significant parties. "We are doing the right thing in making a success of Brexit", she said, vowing to maintain her reputation as a "bloody hard woman" during talks with European Union leaders if her party wins the election and keeps power.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:15

Kellyanne Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his global trip earlier this month. Spicer tells reporters when asked about the tweet: "I think the president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant". "He's always proven that".