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by | June 01, 2017 | 18:21

Wednesday's botched airstrike took the number of security forces killed to around 35. That's what our troops want to hurdle. "We continuously appeal to the chain of command... Cris said the Maute rebels-all of them teenagers-were armed and unsafe and could have easily abducted the Christian males and used them for their technical skills.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:24

Recently returned from an overseas trip with President Donald Trump , Acting Assistant Secretary of State Stuart Jones was asked by a reporter on Tuesday about remarks made by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson when in Riyadh. He added that a terrorist threat comes from Iran and "that's coming from a part of the Iranian apparatus that is not at all responsible to its electorate".

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:42

Just days after a brutal fight outside the Turkish embassy in Washington, DC, that left at least a dozen people injured, video footage has surfaced showing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calmly watching the violence near his auto.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:52

Heng had been working undercover at the factory since April, China Labor Watch Director Li Qiang said. The arrest and disappearances came amid Chinese President Xi Jinping's crackdown on the country's advocacy groups and civil society.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:16

The future of the NHS and English schools are "at stake" in the General Election, Jeremy Corbyn has said, as he attempted to steer the campaign away from Brexit and onto Labour's favoured battleground of the public services. "I think it's actually about getting out and about, meeting voters and hearing directly from voters". The Conservative policy would see elderly voters in England with more than £100,000 in assets have to pay for their social care costs.

by | June 01, 2017 | 19:20

Leaving the deal would fulfil a central campaign pledge, but would anger worldwide allies who spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions. News of Trump's expected decision drew swift reaction from the United Nations . Michael Brune, from U.S. environmentalists, the Sierra Club, said the expected withdrawal was a "historic mistake which our grandchildren will look back on with stunned dismay at how a world leader could be so divorced from reality and ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:26

Gabriel's comments came a day after Merkel had declared that Europe could no longer completely rely on traditional allies such as the U.S. and Britain. "We, the Europeans, will have to take our fate into our own hands. But we must know that we need to fight for our future ourselves, as Europeans, for our destiny".

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:43

Trump also is meeting about the Federal Bureau of Investigation opening with Chris Wray, a former assistant attorney general at the Justice Department. Axios reported that he offered to stay until end of the president's first overseas trip as USA leader. Dubke, who founded Crossroads Media, a political admaker based in Alexandria, Virginia, joined the administration in February after he was brought in by Spicer.

by | June 01, 2017 | 19:14

A Labour source said this was deliberate, created to allow Corbyn to appear prime ministerial and above the fray. "Only Jeremy Corbyn or Theresa May will be prime minister after June 8, but tonight, in what was effectively a job interview for Number 10, only one of the two candidates bothered to turn up".

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:19

The article describes a December 1 or 2 meeting in which Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, discussed setting up a direct communication system between Trump and Moscow with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. President Donald Trump's communications director Mike Dubke confirmed Tuesday morning that he is leaving the White House after barely three months working in the tumultuous administration.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:00

However, polling guru Matt Singh , the former trader who correctly predicted the 2015 general election , has said that there are historically just two polling factors people should concentrate on if they want to know the victor of the election: the leaders' ratings and which party does best on the economy.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:47

However, early reports and White House official sources cited by the media yesterday believe that Trump has already made a decision to withdraw the USA from the agreement, signed by all countries in late 2015 except Syria and Nicaragua .

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:54

Four years later, however, the once-unthinkable suddenly seems very real. Donald Trump has slammed Berlin over its contribution to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and criticized the trade deficit between the two countries, after the German foreign minister claimed the USA president's current policy is weakening the West and putting Europe's future at risk.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:44

Ulbricht's appeal effort began previous year after he was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole in May 2015. Joshua Dratel, a lawyer for Ulbricht, declined to comment, including on whether a U.S. Ulbrichrt, who allegedly used the name Dread Pirate Roberts to run his enterprise, was sentenced to life in prison in 2015 by U.S. District Judge Katherine B.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:21

Mr Hua was arrested in Jiangxi province on suspicion of illegally using eavesdropping equipment, said Li Qiang, executive director of China Labour Watch. The parent company is known as Huajian Group. A labor watchdog had plans to publish a blistering report next month on the labor practices of a Chinese company that produces Ivanka Trump-branded shoes .

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:56

But the woman he defeated in the 2016 presidential elections - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton - has her own interpretation, and on Wednesday night, she commented in jest that it may have been a "hidden message" Trump was sending to the Russians.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:47

The U.S Embassy and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Kabul are also near, about a kilometer away from the site. By Thursday morning, Afghan security forces had cordoned off streets hundreds of meters from the site, and workers were busy filling in the crater left by the blast.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:27

US President Donald Trump on May 30 took to Twitter to complain about Germany , saying it was disadvantaging his country with its trade surplus and by failing to spend enough on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and military defence. "Never before has there been so much uncertainty about the political course, and so many contradictions in the president's statements, four months after the inauguration of a new U.S.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:45

The row came after a YouGov poll predicted a hung parliament with the Tory lead over Labour falling to just three per cent. Voters were faced with a "very clear choice" on June 8, she said, adding: "That choice is about who is going to be prime minister, who is going to lead the United Kingdom in those Brexit negotiations, who has the plan to do that, the determination to get the best deal, who has the strong and stable leadership to do that".

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:11

Each politician was asked a series of questions separately since May refused a head-to-head debate against Corbyn. Mr Farron said: "Look, I know we don't all agree on Brexit but she is off to negotiate a deal for you, for me, for all of us".

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:06

He added: 'Refusing to join me in Cambridge tonight would be another sign of Theresa May's weakness, not strength '. But he exceeded expectations in the Sky News/Channel 4 The Battle For Number 10 programme on Monday, and his decades of campaign experience and perhaps the uptick in the polls, have given him a relaxed demeanour even as the questions entered hard territory.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:10

The then Labour leader was asked whether he had the experience and weight to lead the country. Pressed to say Yes to a question about her willingness to walk away from the Brexit negotiations unless there is a good deal, May repeated her message that no deal is better than a bad deal.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:15

In a meeting last week with Republican senators, Lindsey Graham said everything was better with Trump overseas, but the lawmakers discussed that more White House departures were on the way, according to a meeting participant, who said they would be in the communications department.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:11

The Polish-born academic was Carter's national security adviser during the Iranian hostage crisis. During his time serving as a counsellor to President Lyndon B Johnson from 1966 to 1968, he persuaded the administration to adopt peaceful engagement as the United States strategy to undermine the Soviet bloc.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:53

The Conservatives were on 42 percent, down a point from last week, with Labour up three points, the YouGov survey said. Her decision to hold the ballot early (, despite having consistently ruled out a "snap" out-of-cycle election, was seen as a bid to bolster the government's majority as it went into Brexit negotiations .

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:25

But they're also a way around intelligence agencies, which raises questions about why White House adviser (and President Trump's son-in-law) Jared Kushner attempted to create a backchannel with Russian Federation before Trump transitioned into office.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:15

But after President Trump's hotly anticipated speech in Saudi Arabia was over Sunday, many in the Arab world latched on to another theme from his address, one that explained why a leader who had shown hostility toward Muslims would travel to the religion's birthplace.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:15

Also in May, Damascus declared both the Badia and Deir al-Zor priorities of its campaign to re-establish its rule over Syria, which has been shattered by six years of war that have killed hundreds of thousands of people. "Our units are continuing to advance... and entered Al-Saha Al-Oula and Al-Zinjili and Al-Shifaa neighborhoods and the Republican Hospital", said Joint Operations Command spokesman Yahya Rasool on Monday.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:57

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names. Administration officials close to US President Donald Trump have been pushing Kushner to step aside while the FBI investigates meetings that Kushner had with Russian figures during the transition period following the November election, ABC News first reported on Sunday.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:55

At this moment, however, with the Liberal Democrats still reeling from the damage that coalition did to their party, and horrified by the Conservative-led plans for Brexit, such an arrangement seems unlikely. "I think debates where the politicians are squabbling amongst themselves doesn't do anything for the process of electioneering". Mrs May sought to force the focus of the election campaign back on to her favoured topics of leadership and Brexit, repeating her warning that Mr Corbyn is ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:44

At any time, the United States can simply announce that its goals have changed and release a new, less ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (a "Nationally Determined Contribution" in Paris-speak). Global warming might reach more unsafe levels even sooner if the US backs out from its pledge to cut carbon dioxide pollution, scientists have said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:04

America's worldwide allies and Trump's domestic opponents lashed out on Wednesday at media reports that he had made up his mind to pull the United States out of the global accord to curb carbon emissions, a move that would make the deal less effective.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:41

He also suggested that the German embassy might not have been the target of the blast , which sent towering clouds of black smoke into the sky near the presidential palace. The streets were packed with commuters, women shopping and children going to school. The explosion damaged several embassies in the area, which houses diplomatic and government buildings and is a maze of concrete blast walls, vehicle barriers and armed security guards.

by | June 01, 2017 | 18:00

Former FBI Director James Comey is expected to testify in a public appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee next week that President Donald Trump pressured him to end the bureau's investigation into Michael Flynn , the former national security adviser, according to multiple reports .

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:30

The first ship will reach Colombo tomorrow morning. People in the southeastern region of Ratnapura, about 100km from the capital Colombo, were taking shelter on tree tops, he said, adding that the Government has alerted global organisations for relief.