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by | April 26, 2017 | 02:47

Shamkhani's remarks came after Trump said Iran is violating the "spirit" of the nuclear agreement it struck with world powers in 2015. "They have to do that". She urged the Council to make handling the country a "priority". Tehran also showed restraint in its response to Trump's executive order in January banning citizens of Iran and several other Muslim-majority countries from visiting the United States.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:45

North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink the American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean. KCNA also denounced the U.S.'s aircraft carrier deployment. North Korea held an enormous military parade held to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of the country's founder, Kim Il Sung on April 15.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:30

Karim Cheurfi, a 39-year-old, was known as a threat to the country and described as an "extremist" by authorities, who had placed him on a watch list. He was convicted in that attack and had a criminal record because of involvement in violent robberies. In 2005, he was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for trying to kill a police officer and another man.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:24

She has worked to bring in voters from the left and right for several years, cleaning up her party's racist, anti-Semitic image to do so. Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron garnered 23.8% of the vote while far-right candidate Marine Le Pen garnered 21.7%.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:23

Short-term funding measures, known as continuing resolutions that cover periods of days, have been used to avert government shutdowns in the past. "The Democrats don't want money from budget going to border wall despite the fact that it will stop drugs and very bad MS 13 gang members", Trump tweeted .

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:20

European Union nationals would have their right to remain in the United Kingdom guaranteed on day one of Jeremy Corbyn taking power, and the Labour leader would then "seek" reciprocal measures for Britons living in the rest of the bloc. Responding to Sir Keir's speech, Brexit Secretary David Davis said: "Jeremy Corbyn is too weak and floundering to get a good deal in the Brexit negotiations".

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:20

President Barack Obama, on the other hand, enjoyed a 69 percent approval rating during his first 100 days in office, and President George W. Bush enjoyed a 63 percent approval rating. Those two issues were the way he connected with the white, working-class voters who fueled his rise. In a tweet Sunday, Trump jabbed at Democrats, who vigorously oppose wall funding.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:16

The arrest comes at a time of heightened tensions between Washington and Pyongyang. "In cases where USA citizens are reported to be detained in North Korea, we work with the Swedish Embassy, which serves as the United States' Protecting Power in North Korea".

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:14

Le Pen's National Front party, from which she distanced herself on Monday, has a sordid history of racism and anti-Semitism that can not be completely erased with the purging of extremists, including her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, who formerly led the National Front.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:12

The statement, as well as a pre-recorded speech given by Trump to the World Jewish Congress on Sunday, marked an evolution in his rhetoric from just three months ago, when his administration's remembrance of the Holocaust failed to mention Jews and he seemingly appeared reluctant at first to condemn anti-Semitism.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:11

Both Democratic leaders had criticized Trump earlier Monday. The news about Trump's comments helped fuel a rise in U.S. Treasury debt yields. That threat appeared to be easing Monday evening when Trump told reporters from conservative media that he would be willing to return to the funding issue in September.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:10

Turkey's High Electoral Board rejected on Wednesday appeals to from the main opposition parties to annul the referendum granting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, the board said in a statement. Erdogan has claimed a narrow 51.4 percent to 48.6 percent victory in the vote, but protesters in pockets of the country have marched in the streets every night since then to demonstrate against what they assert was a rigged election.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:03

Dozens of attackers armed with assault rifles used explosives to blast open the vault of an armoured auto company early Monday and apparently escaped by boat into Brazil with a haul of cash, authorities said. View of a auto which was burned during a robbery to the premises of multinational company Prosegur in Ciudad del Este , Alto Parana department, Paraguay, in the triple border with Brazil and Argentina on April 24, 2017.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:03

In response Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi declared a three-month state of emergency and promised to form a supreme council to combat terrorism and extremism. Pope Francis decried the deadly attack, which took place just weeks before his planned visit to Cairo . In December, a massive church bombing killed 30 people in Cairo , and a series of killings in the Sinai have caused hundreds to flee to safer areas.

by | April 26, 2017 | 02:02

In response to a question, Mattis said Assad "in recent days" has dispersed his aircraft in attempts to spare them from a prospective follow-on US attack. Assad has denied his government is behind chemical attacks, calling the allegation "100 per cent fabrication". A last minute deal, brokered in part by Russian Federation in October 2013, instead made Syria pledge to destroy its chemical weapon stockpiles and sign the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' ban to ensure the ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:58

Now he's drawn a new target - Canada. Trudeau, meanwhile, said earlier Tuesday that the Canada-U.S. relationship is bigger than any one trade irritant - and that Canada needs to impress upon the U.S. In dairy, though, it may be all for naught over the long term for the simple reason most of our milk will eventually be trucked in from places with more favourable climates for year-round feed crops, like Mexico and the southern United States.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:47

North Koreans offer flowers in front of a mural of late leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang , North Korea. Hundreds of flatbed trucks packed with soldiers lined the banks of the Taedong river ahead of a parade through the North Korean capital. "He is doing the wrong thing", he said of Kim Jong-un.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:46

United Kingdom opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said Sunday that he may suspend British airstrikes on Syria if he is elected prime minister in the country's election of June 8. Pressed on whether this could mean abandoning Britain's ability to cut non-EU trade deals, Sir Keir said: "We have to get the right deal with the EU".

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:45

Navy vessel launched 59 missiles into Syria , where they hit an airport controlled by President Bashar Assad, in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons by forces loyal to Assad. The Pentagon chief warned Syria not to use them against the Syrian people. The United States accused the Syrian army of carrying out the April 4 attack in which scores of people died from poison gas, and it responded by launching cruise missiles against a Syrian air base.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:44

In trying to avoid claims of introducing a "death tax" the MoJ was going to introduce the law by calling it a "fee" and using a Statutory Instrument (SI), which would mean that the measure did not need parliamentary scrutiny. And so it came as no surprise that a government plan to hike probate fees paid by bereaved families met with fierce opposition. "Probate charges should relate to the cost of the probate work, which is broadly irrelevant to the size of the estate".

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:41

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has voted in favor of re-opening monitoring procedures in Turkey. Since then, Turkey has engaged in a post-monitoring dialogue with the CoE. Turkey's Ministry of Foreign Affairs swiftly condemned the decision as a "disgrace" and dismissed its motives as "political". Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, will answer questions from parliamentarians, and Ioannis Kasoulides, the Cypriot Foreign Minister, will be ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:41

The two officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media. The U.S. has been attempting to end its 16-year involvement in Afghanistan and turn over the fight against the Taliban and the Islamic State to local forces.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:38

Japan's envoy on North Korea, Kenji Kanasugi, said after talks with his US and South Korean counterparts that they all agreed China should take a concrete role to resolve the crisis and it could use an oil embargo as a tool to press the North.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:36

Panneerselvam faction had on Monday claimed that the rival camp was in a state of "confusion", a charge rejected by the latter. "If needed we will confront them with each other", another official said. The deal has been fixed, and formal talks will be beginning now between the leaders of both these factions to finalise the minor details and to make the announcement, The Indian Express quoted a senior party leader as saying.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:34

According to data from the device, which uses a digital pedometer to track the wearer's steps, Connie Dabate was moving around for more than an hour after her husband said the murder took place. Dabate told police he left his home in Ellington to go to work at about 8:30 a.m. and soon received an alert that his home alarm had been activated.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:30

Marine Le Pen, National Front political party candidate for French 2017 presidential election, visits the meat pavilion at the Rungis worldwide food market, near Paris , France, during her campaign, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. "We saw that last night and it will be at the heart of the campaign between the two rounds". A woman walks past official posters of candidates for the 2017 French presidential election.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:21

On 24 April 2017, Wabash National Corporation (NYSE:WNC) shares moved to $20.36 after starting the day at $20.07. Movements above 70 are interpreted as indicating overbought conditions; conversely, movements under 30 reflect oversold conditions.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:15

Protesters thronged the main avenues of Caracas and other Venezuelan cities, braving bullets, tear gas and militant supporters of President Nicolas Maduro in the biggest show of opposition to his rule in months. “Today they tried to defeat a power, and they failed again, ” Maduro said. "The time for combat has arrived, compatriots", Maduro said. " There was an exchange of words, the situation got complicated and, well, they shot the guy ", said eyewitness Arhiam Cano.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:13

The announcement will be made at a plenary sitting in Brussels on Wednesday afternoon, two parliament officials said, in line with standard procedures. She justified her father's exclusion from the party, saying: "He was always trying to provoke me". Not only have all the mainstream parties joined forces to thwart her ascent, a tactic they used in 2002 to successfully shunt her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:11

Starmer rejected the Tories' use of foreign nationals as a "bargaining chip" and said guaranteeing European Union citizens' residency rights would create the good faith needed from the other European Union nations in order to agree a deal for Britons living on the continent.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:10

The worsening security situation in Kashmir was discussed today at a high-level meeting where Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti directed the forces to exercise restraint and advocated a "healing touch" towards "our own youth" caught in the cycle of violence.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:07

According to forecasters, between 10pm tonight and 9am tomorrow, hail sleet and snow showers are expected to become frequent. As much as 5cm of snow was predicted to fall on hills and mountains, while 2cm could accumulate lower down. It'll be some of the coldest air we've seen, even throughout the winter. We will see widespread frosts, possibly anywhere, particularly in inland areas.

by | April 26, 2017 | 01:04

Trump's legislative victories are minor, surpassed by those of a variety of high achievers in the White House. So now you have to say that this unnamed place named China is not a currency manipulator, after saying over and over that it is.

by | April 26, 2017 | 00:53

USA officials have not yet confirmed the call. North Korean authorities detained him at Pyongyang International Airport on his way out of the country Saturday, the agency reported , citing unidentified sources. North Korean soldiers attend the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings, while in the background, portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Un are seen, on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Pyongyang , ...

by | April 26, 2017 | 00:50

Schumer, D-N.Y., the Senate minority leader, said he and Trump struck a deal in a phone conversation Thursday to take on Canada regarding an issue hurting dairy farms in NY and Wisconsin. "Simply put, the US, and for that matter, for the last of years, right around the world, there has been too much milk produced", he said."This oversupply in the U.S.is especially a challenge where there is a lack of processing capacity".