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by | May 15, 2017 | 19:42

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice praised the Trump administration on Fox News' "Hannity" Monday for its work with the Chinese government on confronting North Korea's regime over its burgeoning nuclear weapons program. "South Korea and the USA agree that now isn't the right time for talks" with North Korea, the official said, highlighting Pyongyang's ceaseless threats to carry out a nuclear attack.

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:09

He did not say whether it was his choice to remove himself from consideration for an official position or Trump's. The White House hopes to announce her nomination before President Donald Trump meets with Pope Francis on May 24 in Rome. The White House hopes to formally nominate Gingrich as soon as this week. Others who were considered include Rick Santorum, the former senator from Pennsylvania, who was an early favorite for the position but took his name out of the running because of ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:16

If this happens, Spicer would join the long list of White House officials he fired since assuming office in January. The "failing New York Times " had a different take on the dinner. He also said it was "not necessarily the best idea" to be recording White House conversations. No one from the White House. Trump told Fox News he was surprised by the fierce reaction of Democrats.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:18

This time the test did not end in a fiasco. The rocket, "newly designed in a Korean-style", flew 787 kilometers (490 miles) and reached a maximum altitude of 2,111 kilometers (1,310 miles), the North said, and "verified the homing feature of the warhead under the worst re-entry situation and accurate performance of detonation system".

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:32

James Clapper told ABC's "This Week" on Sunday that he expects similar attacks to become a growing problem in the future. The 22-year old warned that a further attack is likely, saying hackers could upgrade their virus to remove his "kill switch" rendering any systems which are not patched to be vulnerable.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:17

A die-hard Chelsea Football Club (FC) of England fan in Abakaliki, has named his newly-delivered baby-boy Antonio Moses, in the wake's of the club's league title win on Friday. Month league record: Played four, won four. It was only at the complete start of the season, somewhere in September of past year, Chelsea lost points in consecutive matches.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:42

A South Korean army soldier walks by a TV news program showing a file image of missiles being test-launched by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea , Sunday, May 14, 2017. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that the launch was "absolutely unacceptable" and that Japan will respond resolutely. North Korea has been testing missiles at a rapid rate over the past year.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:09

When he testified in an open session of the committee on March 20, Comey publicly confirmed for the first time that the FBI is investigating Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. In some state polls that made full datasets were available, the report says weighting by education would have helped correct a pro-Clinton bias. "I want my story told", he said.

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:40

Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, put out a statement calling the commission "a thinly veiled voter suppression task force". In February, Mr Trump claimed he would have also won New Hampshire if it had not been for voters bused in from outside the state. Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:54

Mishra said. Mr Mishra, who was water minister in Mr Kejriwal's cabinet until last week, said the chief minister had "forgotten the founding values of the party". "I am an AAP worker". Media reports suggest that Mishra's team claimed that Bhardwaj identified himself as an AAP supporter but the party has claimed that he is a member of a youth wing of the BJP.

by | May 15, 2017 | 20:38

Police said in a statement there were "17 now deceased at the Angau (Memorial Hospital) morgue" and local media are reporting they were shot during the breakout on Friday. "A good number were arrested by police a year ago for mainly armed robberies, auto thefts, break and enter and stealing". Local media reported than more than 70 prisoners attempted to escape from the Buimo prison, almost 320 km (200 miles) north of the capital Port Moresby, on Friday.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:07

Firefighters responded to 60 Norfolk Street on the Lower East Side in NY around 7 p.m. Beth Hamedrash Hagadol was on fire for several hours before firefighters brought it under control. An investigation will be led by the fire marshal, though the fire chief has said the blaze started inside the building, NBC New York reported. Built in 1850 as the Norfolk Street Baptist Church, the Gothic Revival-style building became a synagogue in 1885, and is considered to be the home of the ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:22

The call to Moon took place just a day after he took office and comes amid increased regional tensions over North Korea as well as the deployment of a US missile-defense shield in South Korea. It was the first such "track two" dialogue between the USA and North Korea since Trump took office. Trump told Reuters in an interview last month major conflict with North Korea was possible but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:18

US President Donald Trump . Despite Trump's threats, the volume of USA exports to China makes the prospect of a trade war unpalatable to Washington, too. CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Dan Ikenson, director of the Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies at the Cato Institute about the significance of the recent China-U.S.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:39

The missile was sacked from the region of Kusong, northwest of Pyongyang, where North Korea, in February, successfully test-launched an intermediate-range missile. "North Korea's missile launch is a serious threat to Japan and clearly violate against the United Nations resolution". Trump has threatened military action but recently appeared to have softened his stance, saying he would be "honoured" to meet leader Kim Jong-Un under the right conditions.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:14

A couple were told by Delta Airline staff that if they do not give up the seat of their two-year-old son they will be sent to jail and will lose their children, they have claimed. If you're not there, the airline has the right to allow someone else to take that seat, and you might be out of the total cost of your ticket. After boarding, the family was asked to give up Mason's seat and Schear refused.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:24

Donald Trump is reportedly considering a team reshuffle that could result in a number of key players facing the axe. The communications staff charged with explaining the decision to the American people had an hour's notice. He's viewed even senior advisers suspiciously, including Bannon and Priebus, when stories about internal White House drama land in the press. A dozen White House officials and others close to Trump detailed the president's decision-making and his mood on the condition ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:45

A previous ceasefire agreement signed in Astana on December 30 helped reduce overall violence for several weeks but eventually collapsed. "It seems the United States, where [President Donald] Trump has said the Syrian crisis has dragged on too long, might have come to the conclusion that there must be an understanding with Russian Federation on a solution", he said.

by | May 15, 2017 | 19:18

There is no relation in this entire world that can be at par with the one we share with our mothers . A Mother's Love is mystic, not external love from just above, but love birthed deep inside, something she can not and doesn't hide.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:07

Is our EVM is safe that no one can tamper it? The day-long meeting was called by the EC in the wake of the complaints filed by several political parties against the alleged manipulation of EVMs in the recent state and civic body elections.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:17

Named after the ancient Silk Road, the Belt and Road, or the One Belt, One Road initiative, was proposed by Xi in 2013 to chart out new territories for global cooperation. The "Belt and Road" is Xi's signature foreign policy initiative. He warned that "isolation results in backwardness". The president also announced additional Chinese financing for "Belt and Road" totaling 780 billion yuan ($113 billion).

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:53

The Italian G7 presidency has listed security as a "global public good" - including issues related to anti-terrorism financing, remittances and cyber security - and one of its four finance priorities . Mnuchin meets with Padoan May 11. "People have a level of understanding of Trump's policies", Mnuchin said. "Our objective is to grow exports and to create more opportunities for American workers".

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:49

Moon was quoted as saying by his office. Bonnie Glaser, an Asia expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies think tank in Washington, said among the responses expected from the Trump administration would be further pressure on all countries to fully implement U.N.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:26

US-backed forces got ISIS fighters to surrender a Syrian town near Raqqa , and, surprisingly, it's not the first time. Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters warm themselves by a fire on the bank of the Euphrates river, west of Raqqa city, Syria April 8, 2017.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:06

The centrist candidate, 39, defeated the far right's Marine Le Pen, winning 66.1 per cent of the vote to her 33.9 per cent. In his words France, by electing Macron as president, has showed Slovakia a way "to stop people in politics, who only criticise and offer only conflict and egotistic solutions", Zuzana Čižmáriková, the head of the communication department at parliament informed TASR.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:33

In a statement, the U.S. State Department said , "The security of U.S. citizens is one of the department's highest priorities ". 'The Department of State strongly recommends against all travel by U.S. In an interview with NBC News, James Kim said Kim Hak Song is a China-born father aged in his 50s who had spent about a decade living in the U.S.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:16

Some Palestinians said they were disappointed by the omission. Al-Ayyam, a PA affiliated news site, wrote that the compromise Abbas is offering Trump is in "Israel's interest", but that the extreme Israeli right-wing will reject it. But that was a far cry from the way Trump and Netanyahu interacted in February. An official from the Palestine Liberation Organization, speaking on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak on the issue, tells Newsweek it "could be an ...

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:38

The media weren't allowed to cover the visit. (Forward) a year ago, Macron's presidency marks an abrupt break with tradition. The 39-year-old independent centrist elected May 7 was officially proclaimed the victor of the vote in a ceremony Sunday at the presidential palace.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:07

Speaking with Pirro on Justice with Judge Jeanine in a sit-down interview which will air on Saturday at 6 p.m. PT, the host asked President Trump about the timing for his firing of Comey. "The lesson for presidents since Nixon was, do not tape your Oval Office conversations", said Timothy Naftali, a professor at New York University and the first federal director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California.

by | May 15, 2017 | 18:01

Asked if they prefer Congress or an independent commission or special prosecutor to investigate Russia's involvement, just 15 percent pick Congress, while 78 percent support an independent commission or special prosecutor. The shocking firing of Comey is one thing. Then, on Friday, Trump threatened Comey to stay silent - floating the possibility that "tapes" might exist of their conversations.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:22

At least one protest has turned violent: In Paris, protesters threw "gasoline bombs and other objects" at police, while officers threw tear gas at the crowd and clubbed some demonstrators with truncheons, Reuters reports . Joining Gutierrez were other important political figures including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and the new head of the Democratic National Committee, Tom Perez, who served as labor secretary from 2013-2017 under former President Barack Obama.

by | May 15, 2017 | 17:42

The U.S. -led coalition fighting the Islamic State group says the Kurdish-led Syrian opposition forces' capture of a key town and nearby dam in eastern Syria from the militants undermines IS's ability to defend its de facto capital, Raqqa.

by | May 15, 2017 | 16:19

The latest PA general election projection also had the Conservatives well ahead with 381 projected seats and Labour on 181. The SNP won 32.3% of the vote, while the Conservatives secured 25.2% and Labour 20.2%. The Scottish Conservatives enjoyed unprecedented gains across the country last week . Labour shed 112 councillors to trail in third on 262, losing control of three councils.

by | May 15, 2017 | 14:59

Trump's abrupt decision to fire Comey earlier this week has come under criticism, particularly from Democrats who question why the president removed him in the middle of an FBI investigation into Trump associates' contacts with Russian Federation.

by | May 15, 2017 | 15:37

Moon has understood that the only way to resolve crisis on the Korean peninsular is by talking, said Nillson-Wright. "For peace on the Korean Peninsula, I will do everything that I can do". But Moon also has to navigate a complex web of regional issues. China has engaged in economic retaliation against Korea over the deployment of the US -led Thaad antimissile system in Seongju County, North Gyeongsang, which it says goes against its security interests.